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Dr. Ronald K. Gilbert, D.C., C.C.S.P.

Chiropractic Physician

Ronald K. Gilbert Chiropractor


  • Owner: Gilbert Chiropractic Clinic, Bradenton, Florida, 2008-Present
  • Owner: Gilbert Chiropractic Clinic, Clearwater, Florida, 1996-2008
  • Owner: Gilbert Chiropractic Clinic, Richmond, Virginia, 1986-1996
  • Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician January 1988 - Present
  • State College of Florida Adjunct Professor of Human Anatomy, August 2013 - Present
  • Chiropractor of choice for a multitude of International Celebrities and Professional Athletes 1988 - Present
  • Chiropractor of choice for Elite High School Sports, including the Manatee High School 2012 - Present
  • Chambers Medical Group, Bradenton, Florida, December 2005-March 2008
  • Complete Care Medical Center, Tampa, Florida, May 2007-March 2008
  • Chiropractor for the Richmond Ballet, 1990-1996
  • Advisory Positions: Virginia State Supreme Court; Four Major Insurance Companies
  • Invited by Internationally Renowned Orthopedic and Neurosurgeons to Observe Numerous Brain, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgeries
  • Chiropractor for Numerous International Celebrities including Professional Athletes
  • Chiropractor of Choice for Elite High School Sports, Including The Manatee High School
  • Team Chiropractor for the Tampa Bay Force Professional Women's Football Team
  • On-Site Ergonomic Work Station Evaluation: Circuit City, Ethyl Corporation, and Others
  • Designed and Supervised thousands of Nutritional, Rehabilitative and Exercise Programs
  • Administered and Monitored Over 500 Body Detoxification Programs
  • 33 Years Clinical Experience-Treated Over 70,000 Patients
  • Independent Medical Examiner for Numerous Insurance Companies 2008-Present


  • Board-Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, January 15, 1988
  • Manipulation Under Aneshesia Certified Physician, 2008
  • Licensed California Board of Chiropractic Examiners--May 7, 2014
  • St. Luke School of Medicine--Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (N.M.D.) December 5, 2002
  • St Luke School of Medicine--Doctor of Homeopatic Medicine, December 5, 2002
  • Indian Board of Alternative Medicines--Doctor of Medicine (Medicina Alternativa) December 5, 2002
  • Open International University for Complementary Medicines--Doctor of Medicine (Medicina Alternativa) December 5, 2002
  • Naturopathic Physicians Licensing and Examination Board--Diplomate in the Practice of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.) December 5, 2002
  • *Licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor State of Idaho (N.M.D.)--Not Licensed for Naturopathic Medicine in Florida. (Since 1959, State of Florida has not licensed any Naturopathic Physicians)*
  • St. Luke School of Medicine--Clinical Proficient in Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.) December 5, 2002
  • The Naturopathic Commission on Certification of Naturopathic Physicians--Diplomate in the Practice of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.)
  • Diplomate in the Practice of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.): December 5, 2002
  • Southern Graduate Institute of Natural Medical Science and St. Luke School of Medicine--Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (N.M.D.) December 5, 2002
  • National University of Health Sciences - Internal Medicine Post Graduate - 100 hours: 2002
  • Logan College of Chiropractic: 300 hours of Orthopedics, 1989-1992.
  • Parker College of Chiropractic-Sports Medicine (C.C.S.P.) 1988
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners--Diplomate, 1985
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic--Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) April 2, 1986
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Bachelor's in Human Structure; Athletic Ability/Sports Medicine, 1984
  • Licensed Virginia Board of Medicine, July 23, 1986
  • Member of American Academy of Anti-Aging, December 2013
  • Member of American Professional Wound Care Association, Febuary 2015


  • LifePath Productions: Episode Chiropractic or Back Surgery: The Choice, July 2011
  • LifePath Productions: Episode Side Effects: January, 2011
  • Health & Wellness Seminars: GMO's & Environmental Toxins
  • Manatee Convention Center Guest Lecturer
  • Richmond Trial Lawyers Association: Chiropractors as Expert Witnesses
  • Virginia Stenographers Association, State Convention: Chiropractic--Modern Concepts
  • Virginia State Board of Medicine: Chiropractic and X-Ray Training
  • Central Virginia Association of Rehabilitative Nurses: Chiropractic Diagnostics
  • Richmond Academy of Massage: Understanding Human Biomechanics (Commencement Speaker)
  • Central Virginia Insurance Claims Adjusters Association: Chiropractic Medicine
  • International Association of Special Investigators: Insurance Fraud
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic: The Biomechanics of Tennis Injuries
  • Central Virginia Chiropractic Society: Chiropractic and Hospital Privilege Protocol
  • Female Adjusters of Richmond: Chiropractic and the Insurance Industry
  • Colonial Insurance Company: Clinical Presentation--Case Management
  • Virginia Mutual Insurance Company: Chiropractic Case Management--Peer Review


  • American Chiropractor: A 21st Century Breakthrough in Ginseng Science: Enzyme Formulation: October 23, 2012
  • Side Effects: THe Hidden Agenda of the Pharmaceutical Drug Cartel: 2008
  • The Communication Line: Tobacco Facts: Parts l, ll
  • The Communication Line: Caffeine Facts: Parts l, ll
  • New Times Naturally!: Perchance to Dream
  • Radiographic (X-Ray) Positioning Manual 1985
  • Osgood Schlatter's Disease: Residual Ossicles, Case Presentation 1987: Essentials of Skeletal Radiology, Yochum/Rowe
  • Improving Performance Through Nutrition--The Latest Racquet
  • Seven Steps to Preventing Tennis Injuries--The Latest Racquet
  • How are you Training Your Body? -- The Latest Racquet
  • Tennis Elbow: The Holistic Approach--Northwest Professional Tennis Association, 1986


  • U.S. Patent Methods & System of Treating Wounds, 2018
  • American Professional Wound Care Association, Associate - May 1, 2014
  • Member American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, December 2013
  • 2005 President, America's Foundation for Chess: Tampa Bay Chapter
  • 2000 President's Award, Pinellas County Chiropractic Society (PCCS)
  • Clean Business Award, Henrico County
  • Medical Advisory Committee, YMCA
  • Certified for Rating: AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition
  • Past Advisor to Virginia State Supreme Court for Chiropractic Malpractice
  • President's Award, Virginia Chiropractic Association, 1990-1991
  • Distinguished Service Award: Central Virginia Chiropractic Society, 1989-1991
  • Clinical Practice (Northwestern College of Chiropractic) 1986
  • Accupuncture (Northwestern College of Chiropractic) 1986
  • USPTA-Rated Tennis Professional: 1983


  • Member: Florida Chiropractic Physician Association
  • Member: American Chiropractic Association
  • Member: American Professional Wound Care Association
  • Member: Florida Association of Naturopatic Medicine, December 2002
  • Member: American Alternative Medical Association, December 23, 2002
  • Member: Board of Directors: Pinellas County Chiropractic Society
  • Editor: "The Audible Release"--Pinellas County Chiropractic Society
  • Chairman, Education Committee: Pinellas County Chiropractic Society
  • President; Treasurer; Chairman, P.R.--Membership: Central Virginia Chiropractic Society
  • President Elect--Regional Director: Chm Public Relations: Virginia Chiropractic Association