Dr. Gregory Schierer
Dr. Schierer is originally from Bradford, PA, where he earned a physical therapy background from Pennsylvania State University. He continued his education at Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, PA, where he earned a B.S. degree in Health Science. Dr. Schierer continued on to earn his Doctorate degree in Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York, where he graduated as a member of the Phi Kappa Omega Society for high honors. Dr. Schierer proudly served his country by joining the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, serving in Bradford, Pennsylvania’s 1/112th National Guard Infantry Division. During this time, Dr. Schierer’s unit was deployed to Kosovo and Iraq. His unit was also deployed to Hurricane Katrina Relief for one month. Dr. Schierer was honorably discharged in July, 2006.
While enrolled at New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Schierer performed an advanced internship with Bethesda National Navy Medical Center where he had advanced study to include 480 hours of hospital based chiropractic with rotations through general radiology, accumlating 50 hours of assisting in reading spinal and extremity fractures, dislocations, and disease processes, including MRI, CT, and bone scans. Neuro-radiology studys of 10 hours spinal and brain MRI and CT. Neurosurgery included 6 hours of observation including discectomy, laminectomy, and spinal fusion. In podiatry Dr. Schierer had 11 hours of shadowing and assisting with plantar fasciitis, mortons neurom’s, fracture cases, pre and post surgical cases including bunionectomies, tarsal tunnel releases, and heel spur removals. Endocrinology included 15 hours viewing cases of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, hyperparathyroidism and giagantism including blood labs. His orthopedic studies included 31 hours of observation in casting clinic, diagnosis and treatment, patient management. Additionally, Dr. Schierer had 10 hours of HIPAA training, 7 hours observation of patient management in physical medicine, plus 5 hours of observation and patient management in cardiology.
Dr. Schierer plans to continue his education in the areas of Pediatrics and Neurology. He continues his education every year, maintaining far more than the Virginia minimum of continuing education, to include 210 hours last year in Acupuncture and oriental medicine. In addition to these interests, Dr. Schierer enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, soccer, weight lifting, carpentry, and reading.
“I intend to offer the highest quality of chiropractic care to my surrounding community with a wellness and educational focus! A chiropractor should look at the underlying cause of a problem, then address all aspects of that patient’s life with nutrition, exercise and ergnomic changes to prevent future issues."
- Virginia Chiropractic Association
- American Chiropractic Association
- Licensed by Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine
- Licensed by Virginia Board of Medicine
- Certified National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- Certified by Virginia Beard of Medicine for Acupuncture