Dr. William Owens
Dr. William Owens brings a wealth of research based practice information to the Academy of Chiropractic that has been proven in clinical practice and continuing education for doctors and lawyers. He presently has one of the fastest growing trauma practices in the nation and has successfully integrated research into his diagnostic and reporting protocols. This has resulted in him being sought after on a daily basis in the medical and the legal community. Dr. Owens has taken this research-based model to the next level and is now successfully implementing these protocols to educate primary care physicians and medical specialists in handling medical-legal cases as well as chronic pain patients. He was involved in the development and negotiation of 2 hospital based clinics, one in a Level-1 trauma center and the teaching hospital for the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He was part of the team that succeeded in negotiating a change to a Buffalo Hospital’s bylaws to include chiropractors as part of the medical staff, one of a few hospitals in the country to do so.
Dr. Owens has worked with the Family Practice Medical Residency Program at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to create the first chiropractic elective in a medical residency program in the nation. This opportunity allows 2 and 3 year Family Practice Residents to observe Dr. Owens treating chiropractic patients. The level of access to chiropractic for the Residents in unparallel in the United States and allows medical doctors to see firsthand the power of chiropractic in treating and managing spinal disorders. Dr. Owens is one of the founding members of the American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals and currently sits as the organizations President. Part of his work with the Academy is the monthly review of the 5000 indexed biomedical journals and their citations to bring the very latest research to medical-legal professionals on a national level. His affiliation with the State University of New York at Buffalo and the team of research interns that work under him, has allowed this process to be effective and efficient.
Dr. Owens is certified by the State of New York Department of Education to render continuing education credits to doctors of chiropractic in Accident Reconstruction. Additionally, he has taught MRI interpretation to medical providers through seminars approved to offer Category I AMA credits by the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.