Curriculum Vitae

Amir A. Rashidian, DC

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE:

2001 – Present – State of Maryland License

  • Doctor of Chiropractic with Physical Therapy Privileges

2000 – National University of Health Sciences

  • Doctorate of Chiropractic

1997 – National University of Health Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology

1996 – The George Washington University

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:

2009 – 2010

New York Chiropractic College, Palmer College of Chiropractic, New Zealand College of Chiropractic, Chicago IL

  • Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics, ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics

Module 9: Motor vehicle injuries, documentation, review of chiropractic pediatrics
Module 8: School-age to adolescent
Module 7: Problems of the infant and toddler
Module 6: Normals – Infant and Toddler
Module 5: Problems of the neonate – cranial therapy
Module 4: Normal neonate – newborn spinal adjusting
Module 3: Postpartum period
Module 2: Pregnancy complications and birth considerations
Module 1: Pregnancy – Prenatal care

2007-2008

New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY

  • CMCS Management Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient
An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community.

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient
An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neuro diagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury.

Crash Dynamics and its Relationship to Causality
An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G’s of force, Newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury.

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient
MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, Bone Scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Electromyography (EMG,) Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV,) Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP,) Visual Evoked Potential (VEP,) Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmography (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient.

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim
Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare.

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality
Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community.  Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm.

Diagnostic Imaging & Testing Interpretation and Protocols
MRI protocols and interpretation, CAT scan protocols and interpretation, x-ray trauma series protocols and interpretation, bone scan protocols and interpretation, EMG/NCV protocols and utilization and International Classification of Disease trauma coding.

2005 – 2007

National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post-professional and Graduate Education, Chicago

Key Mechanisms: Neurodegenerative Diseases, Prostatic Diseases, Neuromuscular Facilitation
The Future of Rehabilitation
Pathologic Movement Patterns in Gait: Using Functional Chains to Diagnose and Treat
Low Back Pain: Radicular and Non-radicular, Diagnosis and Treatment
Fibromyalgia: Pathogenesis and Treatment with Nutrition
Update to Spinal Stability:  Upper and Lower Extremity Integration
Neuro-biology of the Chiropractic Adjustment
Hip Pain: Imaging Diagnostic Techniques
Neuro-anatomical: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain
Clinical Impact of Diseases of the Lumbosacral Region

2006
Logan College of Chiropractic, Post-doctoral Education, Washington, D.C.

  • New Diagnosis and Treatment Protocols

2004
Northwestern Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, Washington, D.C.

  • Chiropractic Structural Analysis and Treatment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016
Frederick, MD
Author, published The StressProof Life February 2016

2006 – Present
Mid-Atlantic Clinic of Chiropractic, LLC. Frederick, MD
Chiropractor and Owner

2005 – 2006
Advanced Management for Chiropractors, Right Start Division
Consultant and Coach

2003 – 2009
Woodbine Chiropractic, PC. Woodbine, MD
Chiropractor and Owner

2001 – 2002
Injury Center of America, LLC. Suitland, Germantown, College Park, MD
Director of Chiropractic Department

 

AWARDS

May 2016
Frederick Community College President’s Business Appreciation Awards
Business Leader of the Year

November 2015
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Distinguished Volunteer

  • Recognized for donating to Habitat for Humanity: Frederick County

February 2015
Frederick Magazine
Best of Frederick: Top Doctors in Frederick

June 2013
Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County
Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

November 2009
Creating Wellness Alliance, NJ
Community Wellness Excellence Award

1997
Office of Emergency Preparedness, National Disaster Medical Systems, U.S. Department of Health
Certificate of Appreciation

  • Assisting during the Hurricane Hugo disaster

1994
National Institutes of Health, Clinical Pathology Department
Achievement Award

  • Excellence in laboratory research protocols

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

2015 – Present
Habitat for Humanity, Frederick County. Frederick, MD
Board of Directors

2009 – Present
Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, NJ
Ultimate Achievers Club Charter Member

2008 – Present
Maryland Chiropractic Association Member

2006 – Present
Mount Airy, MD
Four County Lions Club Charter Member

SELECTED LECTURE AND TEACHINGS

2016 – Present
Vistage Speaker Frederick, MD
The StressProof Life

2015 – Present
Common Market Frederick, MD
Health & Wellness Monthly Talks

2012 – Present
Frederick Community College
The Nervous System Wellness & Prevention

2008 – Present
Peak Performance
Exercise and Nutrition

2007 – Present
Disease Prevention Through Spinal Health

2007 – Present
Frederick Police Academy and Frederick Police Department
Prevention of Common Neck and Back Injuries

2003 – Present
Various Corporations
Health & Wellness Seminar

2007
Damascus High School Athletic Department
Preventing Common Sports Injuries through Proper Structural Support

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

The StressProof Life: The Secret to Health, Wealth, and Happiness. USA: PPMG, 2016. First Print.

Assessment of two major pulsed-field gel electrophoretic (PFGE) techniques for the separation of medium-sized DNA molecules exemplified by the alleles of the Human Apolipoprotein(a) gene. National Institutes of Health, Clinical Pathology Department, Bethesda, MD, May 1995 – September 1995, published in Clinical Chemistry.

Urinary light-chain ladder pattern in health and disease, establishing a standard scale in Urine, Serum, and Cerebral Spinal Fluid immunofixation electrophoresis and protein electrophoresis by comparison of normal subjects versus cancer patients. National Institutes of Health, Clinical Pathology Department, Bethesda, MD, May 1994 – January 1995, published in Clinical Chemistry.

Development of optimal procedures to synthesize organic chelating agents that may be used in detoxification and treatments of heavy metal toxicity, The George Washington University, Chemistry Department, Washington, D.C., December 1992 – May 1994.

Amir Rashidian, D.C.

Chiropractor located in Frederick County, Frederick, MD

Dr. Amir Rashidian is a top-ranked provider of chiropractic care for patients of all ages, employing hands-on techniques and state-of-the-art technology to assess and treat a broad array of medical conditions. At Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Center in Frederick, MD, Dr. Rashidian offers holistic, patient-centered chiropractic care for neck pain, back pain, sciatica, herniated discs and migraines, as well as pediatric chiropractic care and posture corrections for adults and children. After completing a bachelor's degree in chemistry from George Washington University, Dr. Rashidian completed a second bachelor's degree in human biology and his doctor of chiropractic degree from the National University of Health, followed by two years conducting medical research at the National Institutes of Health. In addition, he has been widely published in peer reviewed medical journals and has received commendations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Salvation Army. When not caring for patients, Dr. Rashidian enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Care welcomes new patients, give us a call today!

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Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Center

Dr. Amir Rashidian is a top-ranked provider of chiropractic care for patients of all ages, employing hands-on techniques and state-of-the-art technology to assess and treat a broad array of medical conditions. At Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Center in Frederick, MD, Dr. Rashidian offers holistic, patient-centered chiropractic care for neck pain, back pain, sciatica, herniated discs and migraines, as well as pediatric chiropractic care and posture corrections for adults and children. After completing a bachelor's degree in chemistry from George Washington University, Dr. Rashidian completed a second bachelor's degree in human biology and his doctor of chiropractic degree from the National University of Health, followed by two years conducting medical research at the National Institutes of Health. In addition, he has been widely published in peer reviewed medical journals and has received commendations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Salvation Army. When not caring for patients, Dr. Rashidian enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Care welcomes new patients, give us a call today!


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Mid Atlantic Chiropractic Center
7196 Crestwood Boulevard, Suite 100
Frederick County

Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 301-579-4101
Fax: 301-698-0031
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Amir Rashidian, D.C.
7196 Crestwood Boulevard
Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21703