ABOUT THE DOCTOR

Peter V. Matrale, D.C.

My interest in biological sciences and a passion for helping others led me down the path of Alternative Medicine to a profession that allows me to provide my patients with high quality, natural healthcare. By practicing as a Chiropractor since 2002, I offer a holistic approach to pain relief and healing through drug-free, non-invasive and effective treatment solutions suitable for everyone.  My mission is to help all of my patients achieve optimal health and wellness by providing pain relief through the safest and most comprehensive treatment paradigm possible.

 

DR. PETER V. MATRALE

Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Matrale is an exceptionally skilled Chiropractor with over 12 years of private practice experience. He has been licensed and certified by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine (CH9017) since 2005 and is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in chiropractic and physiological therapeutics. 

Dr. Matrale obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated cum laude with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, GA.  Upon completing his chiropractic education, Dr. Matrale received extensive clinical training and patient treatment experience as an associate with a large personal injury practice in the Atlanta area before opening

his own practice in Fort Lauderdale in 2006. 

Dr. Matrale has treated patients of all ages suffering from a variety of symptoms throughout his career and has worked closely with diagnostic centers, physicians and attorneys.  He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Florida Chiropractic Association and attends continuing education programs on a yearly basis to stay up to date on the most current industry trends.  

*Dr. Matrale has received the 2009 "Talk Of The Town" award for excellence in patient satisfaction and the "Best of Fort Lauderdale, 2014" award in the chiropractors category.*  

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Matrale relocated to Fort Lauderdale in 2005 and enjoys spending time at community events, attending cultural experiences, dining, traveling, reading, supporting charitable causes and relaxing with family and friends.

 

ÉLAN VITAL HEALTHCARE/FORT LAUDERDALE SPINE & INJURY CENTER

November 2006 - Present

Owner and Chiropractic Physician responsible for the foundation, development and daily operations of a successful alternative medicine facility providing pain relief through chiropractic care and associated treatments to area residents of Fort Lauderdale, FL since 2006.  Duties include all aspects of healthcare practice management and patient care, such as:
• Developing business strategies, marketing plans & practice operation guidelines
• Maintaining compliance with local, state, federal & insurance guidelines
• Performing customer service tasks, inquiry responses & patient scheduling
• Performing accurate insurance verification, billing & coding
• Processing & applying patient/insurance payments
• Maintaining patient records & detailed documentation
• Implementing diagnostic, physician & attorney referrals
• Performing patient consultations, examinations & diagnoses
• Prescribing treatment plans & developing care protocols
• Performing X-ray imaging studies & reviews
• Performing neurological, orthopedic & chiropractic examinations
• Identifying spinal misalignments & soft tissue conditions
• Creating an informative report of findings & educating patients on chiropractic care
• Administering physiotherapy treatment modalities & performing chiropractic manipulative therapy
   (Full Spine, SOT, Thompson Drop, Activator)
• Instructing patients on exercises, self care techniques, healthy living practices & risk management
• Impairment rating assessment
• Writing detailed, accurate & professional patient narrative reports

ALL CARE CONSULTANTS, INC.

November 2005 - October 2006

Chiropractic Physician providing office coverage for various private practices in Southeast Florida through a local physician employment agency. Handled all aspects of patient care management and treatment, as well as direction and supervision of office staff. Duties included performing patient consultations and examinations, detailed documentation, X-ray imaging studies and review, diagnostic and physician referrals, treatment prescription and care plan development, chiropractic manipulative therapy, patient education on health and wellness practices and staff management.

LAUDERDALE LAKES CHIROPRACTIC

August 2005 - October 2005

Clinic Administrator and Chiropractic Physician for a new location owned and operated by a corporation with various chiropractic clinics throughout the United States, forced to close following Hurricane Katrina. Handled all aspects of patient care management and treatment and worked with the corporate support staff on daily business operation tasks. Duties included performing patient consultations and examinations, detailed documentation, X-ray imaging studies and review, diagnostic and physician referrals, treatment prescription and care plan development, physiotherapy treatment modalities, chiropractic manipulative therapy, patient education on health and wellness practices and corporate support staff communication.

ARROWHEAD CLINIC

March 2003 - July 2005

Clinic Administrator and Chiropractor for a well established personal injury chiropractic clinic organization with various locations throughout Georgia. Handled all aspects of patient care management and treatment, as well as direction and supervision of office staff and working with the corporate team on daily business operations. Duties included performing patient consultations and examinations, detailed documentation, X-ray imaging studies and review, diagnostic and physician referrals, treatment prescription and care plan development, chiropractic manipulative therapy, patient education on health and wellness practices, narrative report writing, clinic staff management and corporate staff communication.

LIFE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC

Doctor of Chiropractic, Cum Laude

September 1998 - September 2002

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

August 1994 - May 1998

(754) 301-8882

2598 East Sunrise Boulevard, Suite 2104

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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