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Independent Medical Exam (IME), Peer Review, and Professional Testimony
Dr. Karen Thomas is an experienced chiropractor and acupuncturist with more than 25 years experience performing independent examinations and peer reviews.
Dr. Thomas has been a practicing chiropractor since 1987 and has produced IME exams and reports for more than a dozen companies in New York. Dr. Thomas offers professional opinion regarding X-ray, CAT Scan, MRI, and EMG/NCV studies. She can evaluate TCM (Traditional Oriental Medicine) examination and diagnosis, acupuncture treatment protocols, and chiropractic analysis, diagnosis, and treatment plans.
Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and maintains a thriving private practice in Park Slope, Brooklyn. She completed a diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology, a post-doctoral specialty, through Logan College of Chiropractic and The Carrick Institute.
In 1998, Dr. Thomas added acupuncture to her qualifications when she completed a four-year program at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City. She has served as a college lecturer, teaching courses in human physiology, anatomy, medical terminology and psychology. She teaches programs on complimentary alternative medicine (CAM) approaches to pain management.
"Dr. Thomas has been my graduate student in neurology and completed her neurology residency under my direction. She is a talented clinician and humanist, with a superior dedication to the service of others."
- Frederick Carrick, DC, PhD, FACCN, FICC
KAREN A. THOMAS, D.C., L.Ac.
182 8th ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Ph (718) 398-3100 FAX (718)398-3783
|Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Brooklyn, NY||1987-Present|
|IME/Peer Reviews/Expert Witness Testimony||1987-Present|
|New York College of Health Professions, Manhattan, NY||2013-2015|
|TPL Acupuncture, PLLC and
10 Points Acupuncture, PLLC, Brooklyn, NY
|ASA Institute, Brooklyn, NY||2002-2003|
|International Institute of Chinese Medicine, Albuquerque, NM||2000-2001|
|Prospect Rehabilitation Center, Brooklyn, NY||1999-2002|
Valley Stream Medical, Inc, Valley Stream, NY
Diaspo Medical, Queens Village, NY
|Manipulation Under Anesthesia||Texas Chiropractic College||2009|
|CEU Seminars/Neurology||Carrick Institute||1992-2016|
|Diploma in Acupuncture||Pacific College of Oriental Medicine||1998|
|Certificate in Homeopathy||New York Chiropractic College||1997|
|Practicum in Nutrition||New York Chiropractic College||1994|
|Diplomate of Neurology||Logan Chiropractic College||1993|
|Doctor of Chiropractic||New York Chiropractic College||1987|
|Bachelors of Arts, Psychology||Pitzer College, Claremont Schools||1976|
|Associates of Arts, Liberal Arts||New York University||1974|
|New Jersey State Acupuncture License||2008|
|New Jersey State Chiropractic License||2007|
|New York State Acupuncture License||1998|
|Massachusetts State Chiropractic License||1988|
|New York State Chiropractic License||1987|
|California State Chiropractic License||1987|
|National Board Chiropractic License||1986|
|American Chiropractic Association||1988-2005|
|New York State Chiropractic Association||1988-1995|