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DR. DANIEL P. HILLIS, DC, DABCI

Natural Medicine and Diagnostics
Chiropractic Physician
Board Certified Chiropractic Internist
Board Certified Addictions and Compulsive Disorders
Clinical Director: Pain Relief Center, PA

840 Anchor Rode Dr
Naples, Florida 34103
239-597-3929

CURRICULUM VITAE


Bachelor of Science Degree

  • City University of New York, The City College - February 1973


Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

  • Columbia Institute of Chiropractic - September 1976


Dean’s List Certificate, Columbia Institute of Chiropractic

  • April 1976


National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Certified

  • May 1, 1976


Internship Certificate, Columbia Institute of Chiropractic

  • September 1976


Licensed to practice Chiropractic in the State of New Jersey

  • November 17, 1976


Member Northern New Jersey Chiropractic Society

  • Through 1996


Member New Jersey Chiropractic Society

  • Executive Circle: 1996; Associate Member: 1997

The International Academy of Nutritional Consultants

  • Charter Member: 1980

Member of American Chiropractic Association

  • 1996


American Academy of Nutritional Consultants

  • Elected to Membership 1977

Member the Council on Nutrition of the American Chiropractic Association

  • 1977, 1978

Annual Technique Training Program of the Sacro Occipital Research Society International

  • Extensive training in Advanced Spinal Technique, Viscero-Somatic Reflex Analysis and Treatment, and Craniofacial Manipulation
  • 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1987 Omaha, NE

Advanced Certification Sacro Occipital Research Society International

  • 1987


Instructors Program Sacro Occipital Teaching Organization

  • 1976, 1987


Applied Kinesiological Training Seminars

  • With Drs. George Goodheart, Walthers, Blaich, Rodriquez, et al.
  • Over 250 hours, 1975 thru 1995
  • Extensive training in Professional Muscle Testing for structural, visceral and cranial analysis and treatment.


Permanent Medical Impairment Examination and Credible Medical Fact Finding – Medical Management Consultants, Inc.

  • July 1994


Certified in Hospital Privileges and Protocols by New York Chiropractic College

  • Post Graduate Division; September 25, 1994


Completed New York Chiropractic College Post-graduate Program with Board Eligible Status as a Chiropractic Neurologist

  • February 1992 to October 1995

Board Eligible – Chiropractic Neurology

  • Licensed to Practice Chiropractic in the State of Florida, March, 1995

American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologies

  • Certificate of Completion: Nerve Conduction Studies and Somatosensory Evoked
  • Potential Testing – M. Aldrick, Ph. D. (19 ACE credits) – December 1995

Continuing Chiropractic Education: Comprehensive Chiropractic Managed Care

Self – Assessment Program

  • Certificate of Completion – Healthcare Education Associates 10-21-95

Manipulation Under Anesthesia training course conducted by New York Chiropractic College

  • Saddlebrook Surgical Center – course work completed April 29, 1996, Practical Proctorship – Partial Completion – 1996, Center for Postgraduate & Continuing Education

Certificate of Proficiency in Managed Care & Utilization Review

  • New York Chiropractic College Center
  • Foe Postgraduate & Continuing Education – Completed April 20, 1996

Electrodiagnosis for Chiropractic Orthopedics

  • New York Chiropractic College Postgraduate – Completed September, 1996

Electrodiagnosis for Chiropractic Neurology

  • New York Chiropractic College Postgraduate – Completed October, 1996

Whiplash 1996: The Master’s Certification Program (with Dr. Arthur Croft)

  • Spine Research Institute of San Diego – Completed November 1996

Stress To The Human Skeleton: A Chiropractic and MRI Imaging Prospective, and Intensive Educational Seminar

  • Presented by Terry R. Yochum, D.C., DACBR; March 11, 1997

Impairment Rating and the Law Certificate-Postgraduate

  • Instructor Stanley S. Kaplan, D.C. DABCO; April 5, 6, 1997

Worker’s Compensation Healthcare Provider Training Course Certificate for the State of Florida

  • April 6, 1997

American Chiropractic Association Council on Neurology – Membership

  • May 5, 1997


Florida Chiropractic Association Convention – continuing education credits

  • 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011


Nutritional Seminar by Dr. John Brimhall

  • September 9th and 10th, 2000 Tampa, FL


Nutritional Implications in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Seminar

  • Presentation by Lynn Toohey, Ph. D.; November 4, 2000 West Palm Beach, FL

The International Academy of Clinical Neurology – Accepted as a member; March 1, 2001

Nutritional Seminar by Dr. John Brimhall

  • September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2001 West Palm Beach, FL

Contact Reflex Analysis

  • Instructor Dick Versendaal, D.C.
  • Postgraduate studies provided by Texas Chiropractic College; October 6th and 7th, 2001

Effective Nutritional and Herbal Strategies

  • Presented by Herbalist Kerry Bone of Australia and Michael Dobbins, D.C.
  • Postgraduates Studies Division of Texas Chiropractic College; March 9th and 10th, 2002


Nutritional Endocrinology

  • Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph. D.
  • The Institute for Functional Medicine; January 26, 2002

The Institute for Functional Medicine – 9th International Symposium on Functional Medicine – “Disorders of the Brain: Emerging therapies and Complex Neurologic and Psychiatric Conditions”

  • Presenters included Jeffrey S. Brand, Ph.D., Robert H. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., David Perlmutter, M.D., Sydney Baker, M.D., Mary Megson, M.D., and the pioneer founder of Orthomolecular Nutrition, Abram Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D.
  • May 26th through 29th, 2002 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


Neuro Science – A New Direction in the Treatment of Neurotransmitter Diseases

  • Presented by Martin Hinz, M.D. and Gottfried Kellerman, Ph.D.; September 21st and 22nd, 2002

NeuroEmotional Technique, Basic and Advanced Training, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; May 2003

Nutrigenomic Modulation of Inflammatory Disorders: Arthralgias, Coronary Heart Disease, PMS-and Menopause-Associated Inflammation

  • Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D., The Institute for Functional Medicine; February 21, 2004 – Orlando, FL


Understanding the Origins & Applying Advanced Nutritional Strategies For Autoimmune Diseases

  • Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D., The Institute for Functional Medicine; March 25, 2006 – Orlando, FL


Certificate of Completion: Neurotransmitters & Brain

  • Presented by Dr.Datis Kharrazian, DC, DHSc, MS
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • December 5 & 6, 2009 – Fort Lauderdale, FL


Assessing & Addressing the Neuro-Endo_Immune SuperSystem

  • Presented through Neuroscience, Inc. by Chitra Bhatka, M.D.,
  • And Sirid Kellerman, PhD, Cytokines, Neurotransmitters, Lymes,
  • ADHD, Immune System Lymphocyte Subset
  • Orlando, FL June 4, 2011


Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry

  • Advanced Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • September 7, 2012

The Brain’s Development & Aging

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • May 5, 2012


Perimenopause & Andropause

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Accredited Bridgeport University July 14, 2012

Clinical Applications of Neurotransmitter Testing in Behavioral Disorders

and Addiction, Biomarker-driven treatment decisions

  • Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Stuller, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist with
  • Subspecialty in Adult Psychiatry and Addictions
  • Sponsered by Neuroscience, Inc.
  • Nov 10, 2012, Tampa, FL


Neuroendocrine and Immune Response to Toxic Exposures

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • February 2, 2013


The Brain’s Regulatory Systems

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Tampa, FL
  • Accredited Bridgeport University March 16, 2013


Eating Disorders and Self-harm Behavior in Adolescents

  • Presented by Dr. Dena Cabrera, PsyD., CEDS
  • The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
  • April 19, 2013, West Palm Beach, FL

Internal Disorders

  • Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI
  • Initial module in Diplomate Program for Board Certification in Internal Disorders
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • April 20-21, 2013


Gluten and Leaky Gut

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Shane Steadman, DC, DACNB
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • May 18, 2013, Tampa, FL


Evaluating the Internal Disorders Patient & Care Plans

  • Board Certification Training Module
  • Presented by Dr. Deliliah Anderson, DC, DABCI, DACBN
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • June 1, 2, 2013 Orlando, FL


The Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connecton

  • Literature Review and Clinical Applications
  • Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy, DC, DACNB
  • Accredited Bridgeport University
  • June 8, 2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Internal Disorders/Advanced Blood Chemistry Evaluations

  • Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • June 23, 24, 2013 Orlando, FL


Internal Disorders: Comprehensive Exam Procedures for Internal Medicine

  • Presented by Dr Ben Bowers, DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • July 13, 14, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Trauma and Eating Disorders

  • Presented by Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
  • July 19, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Gastrointestinal Upper & Lower

  • Presented by Dr. Delilah Anderson, DC, DABCN, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • August 3, 4, 2013 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Blood Multi-Chemistries

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • August 23-25, 2013 Orlando, Florida


American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition – 11 Certification Hours

  • Presented by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,
  • Integrative and Complementary Academic Medicine Programs
  • August 25, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Functional Endocrinology – Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders and the Diaobesity Epidemic

  • Presented by Designs by Health, Inc.
  • September 21, 2013 Tampa, Florida


Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders Seen Most Commonly with Eating Disorders

  • Presented by Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
  • September 27, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida

Internal Disorders: Additional Blood Tests/Tumor Markers

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • October 19-20, 2013 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Blood Interpretation Workshop

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • November 16-17, 2013 Orlando, Florida

Understanding Suicidal and Parasuicidal Behavior

  • The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
  • December 6, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Immune Function and Autoimmune Disease

  • Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI & Dr. Ben Bowers, DC, DABCI
  • December 14-15, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Internal Disorders: Endocrinology

  • Presented by Dr. Brandon Lundell DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • January 3-5, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Complex Treatment for the Complex Client: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Presented by Gayle Brooks, PhD
  • January 24, 2014 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Infectious Disease, Emergency Disorders &

Advanced Diagnosis

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • February 1-2, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Cardiovascular Disease - Advanced Management &

Prevention

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • March 1-2, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: EKG

  • Presented by Delilah Anderson, DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • April 5-6, 2014 St. Louis, Missouri

Internal Disorders: Common Diseases Affecting the Arterial System

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • June 7-8, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Pulmonary Disease & Lung Function

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • July 12-13, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Diagnostic Training for Cardio-Respiratory Diseases

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • August 2-3, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Diagnosis & Detoxification of Hepatic and Renal Systems

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • September 6-7, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Pharmacognosy

  • Presented by Dr. Daniel Richardson, PhD, Pharmacology
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • October 4-5, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Pharma Reactions

  • Presented by Dr. Daniel Richardson, PhD, Pharmacology
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • November 1-2, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Pelvic Classroom & Workshop

  • Presented by Dr. Cindy Howard, DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • December 5-7, 2014 Tampa, Florida

Internal Disorders: Geriatrics & Mental Health

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • January 3-4, 2015 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Pediatrics

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • February 14-15, 2015 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Dermatology

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • March 7-8, 2015 Orlando, Florida

Internal Disorders: Neoplastic Disease & Cancer

  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • April 10-12, 2015 Orlando, Florida


Internal Disorders/Additional Blood Tests/Tumor Markers

  • Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI
  • Accredited by National University of Health Sciences
  • October 19, 20, 2013

Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Techniques

  • Presented by Ali Hall, J.D.
  • Accredited by American College of Addictionology and Life University
  • November 14-15, 2015 Miami Beach, FL

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Integrating with Motivational Interviewing

  • Presented by Ali Hall, J.D.
  • Accredited by American College of Addictionology and Life University
  • November 4-5, 2016 Miami Beach, FL

AutoImmune

  • Presented by BrandonLundell, DC, DABCI,
  • adjunct professor at Southern California University of Health Sciences
  • Accredited by Logan University, St. Louis, MO
  • March 18-19, 2017 Tampa, FL

Motivational Interviewing, Intervention Strategies & Aftercare

  • Presented by Linda Wilson, LCSW
  • Accredited by American College of Addictionology and Life University
  • November 4-5, 2017 Miami Beach, FL

Integrative and Nutritional Strategies in Treating Addictions

  • Presented by Dr. Lynn Lafferty, Pharm.D.
  • Accredited by American College of Addictionology and Life University
  • June 1-2, 2019 Miami, FL

Microbial & Viral Influence on Mood Disorders

  • Accredited by Logan University
  • February 29, 2020 Boca Raton, FL


Private Practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey

  • 1977 to 1993


Private Practice in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • 1993 to 1996


Private Practice in Naples, Florida

  • 1997 to present


Member Florida Chiropractic Association

  • 1997 to present


Diplomate of the American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders (DACACD)

  • Board Certification Specialty Training Program completed on March 3, 2013
  • Accredited Life University, Marietta, GA

Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI)

  • Board Certification Specialty Training Program completed on April 26, 2016
  • National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL

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