Testing Board

Ramneek S. Bhogal, BS, DC, DABCI

Since graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2002, Dr. Bhogal has been active in both education and private practice. For 20 years he has taught at several institutions and in 2019, retired from academia with the rank of Professor and as the Chair of the Technique Department at Life Chiropractic College West.

As an academic, his curricular focus revolved around chiropractic technique, analysis, and neuromuscular skeletal diagnosis. Dr. Bhogal was extremely active with student leadership organizations and is well recognized for his engaging instruction and rigorous academic standards.

His passion for chiropractic continues in private practice where he blends his academic background with clinical experience and helps patients that have been labeled ‘complex cases”.   With his advanced education in diagnosis (DABCI) and Functional Medicine, Dr. Bhogal works hard to help patients heal and sustain health, with an emphasis on healthy living.

Dr. Bhogal is published in The Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics having researched the use of force transducers to quantify forces produced by chiropractic techniques. He is also published in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics for his work with the Gut-Brain Axis and Autism related disorders in children. He is a peer reviewer for various journals, contributing textbook author, and speaks at national conferences and global symposia promoting and celebrating chiropractic and natural healing.

In 2010 he and his wife established Peak Potential Outreach, an international non-profit organization committed to bringing healthcare to the globally underprivileged. In collaboration with Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, they lead chiro-centric health care teams to underserved populations around the world. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars and traveling.



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.