About the Columnist
Dr. John Cerf, a 1985 graduate of New York Chiropractic College (NYCC), is the chief of the department of chiropractic at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, N.J. In 2001, he became one of the first chiropractors in the United States to be granted privileges to see patients in a hospital emergency department.
Vice president of the American Academy of Hospital Chiropractors and a member of the American Chiropractic Association's Hospital Relations Committee, Dr. Cerf has lectured to chiropractors and medical physicians on the role of chiropractic in hospital and outpatient settings. He is also the author of a number of articles published in the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Cerf is certified in electrodiagnostic testing and manipulation under anesthesia. He has taught at Berkeley College in Manhattan, N.Y., and is an NYCC postgraduate division instructor for both hospital protocols and manipulation under anesthesia.