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Ramneek S. Bhogal, BS, DC, DABCI

Dr. Bhogal is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and has been teaching at his alma mater since 2003. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the Technique Department where his educational focus revolves around Upper Cervical chiropractic clinical technique and patient evaluation. Dr. Bhogal is extremely active with student leadership organizations and is well recognized for his excellence in educational instruction. He has been in private practice since 2002 in Davenport, Iowa and earned his Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists in 2009. He has advanced his Functional Medicine training through the Institute of Functional Medicine and has focused his practice in complex case management with an empirical approach to therapeutic nutrition and lifestyle management. Dr Bhogal works largely with patients dealing with HPA Axis dysfunction and Gut-Brain-Immune issues and engages in instruction of Functional Medicine concepts to likeminded practitioners at the post graduate level. Dr. Bhogal was most recently published in The Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics having researched the use of force transducers to measure chiropractic corrective forces and was published in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics for his work with the Gut-Brain Axis and Autism related disorders in children. In 2010 he and his wife established Peak Potential Outreach, an international non-profit organization designed to bring comprehensive healthcare to the globally underprivileged, and annually leads an integrative health care team to an underserved population around the world. Dr. Bhogal spends his time away from practice with family and friends and golfing.



Joseph Birdwell, DC

Dr. Birdwell received his BA degree from the University of Texas and a Masters of Arts from the University of Arizona. Before receiving his doctorate of chiropractic in 1984 from Texas Chiropractic College, Dr. Birdwell’s profession was teaching in secondary education in the state of Texas with a focus on history and English. After turning his focus on a career within the health care profession, he practiced in a multi-disciplinary setting for thirty years before retiring in 2014. Dr. Birdwell is also an accomplished pianist who performs primarily within the church he belongs.