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Dr. Ronald Brodkin graduated National College of Chiropractic in 1983.  Since graduating, he has maintained active academic involvement and has gone on to achieve his Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology, Diplomate in Electrodiagnosis, is a Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology, achieved certification in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma, and is a board eligible Chiropractic Orthopedist.

Along with his continuing academic interests, Dr. Brodkin has maintained an active private practice.  In his daily scope of practice, he integrates the use of Digital Motion X-ray to functionally evaluate for ligament injuries and abnormal joint function.  He also uses EMG/NCS testing regularly to evaluate nerve injury in order to help guide his patient treatment.  In recognition of his unique credentials and training, Dr. Brodkin receives many invitations to lecture for legal and physician organizations.

Kimberly Brown, MS, DC, DIBE
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Dr. Kimberly Brown is the Lead Chiropractic Attending at the Syracuse VA Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Cincinnati, Master’s degree in molecular biology at SUNY Geneseo and graduate work toward a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She worked for 12 years performing research in academic medicine and in industrial microarray genetic technology. In 2003 she received her doctorate in chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College as valedictorian and received a year long ACC Research Scholar appointment. 

Since graduation, Dr. Brown has been practicing and performing electrodiagnostic studies for SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Outpatient Orthopedic Departments. Dr. Brown also owns CNY Electrodiagnostics and Chiropractic Consultants of Central New York, a company that provides chiropractic services to multi-disciplinary spine care facilities. Prior to her VA appointment, Dr. Brown practiced in and co-owned Harrison Center Chiropractic, PLLC in Syracuse, NY providing chiropractic services within SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Departments. 

Her teaching experience includes earning a Teaching Assistantship at SUNY Geneseo. Dr. Brown has held an adjunct assistant professor position at Onondaga Community College in basic sciences. She also was an adjunct assistant professor for New York Chiropractic College’s Chiropractic Program in basic sciences and the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in basic and western clinical sciences for 7 years. Her post graduate teaching experience includes a 10 year appointment as an instructor for the Neurodiagnostic Institute in the 150 hour Post Graduate Electrodiagnostic Certification Program. Currently Dr. Brown is an assistant clinical adjunct faculty member for D’Youville College offering VA rotation internships for qualified students.


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Dr. Vera received his doctorate at New York Chiropractic College and bachelor’s degree in pre-med/ anthropology from Rutgers University.

He performed his Chiropractic Medicine Internship & Externship in Seneca Falls and Syracuse NY, Health Centers at New York Chiropractic College. His electrodiagnosis Externship was performed at Seneca Falls NY, Neurophysiology Laboratory, New York Chiropractic College.

He performed his post doctoral neurology and electrodiagnosis education through both Northwestern Health Sciences University and New York Chiropractic College. He is a Diplomate and Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and has also attained Diplomate, Fellowship and Board Certification status in Electrodiagnosis (needle electromyography, EMG, nerve conduction velocity testing, nerve conduction studies, NCV and NCS). He has also been designated as a Fellow of the International Academy of Clinical Neurology which is the organizations highest and most prestigious credential.

Dr. Vera has had the honor of being appointed to teaching positions as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Northwestern Health Sciences University and as Assistant Professor of Medical Education, Volunteer Faculty, at the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine in the Department of Medical Education.

He has served as the Chairman of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis and on the International Academy of Clinical Neurology's Continuing Education Committee.

Dr. Vera is fulltime faculty, Associate Professor, at Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida and is responsible for instruction in upper and lower extremity examination and pathology. He also performs routine electrodiagnostic evaluations for a surgical practice in downtown Orlando, Florida.

He is published and has co-authored a textbook chapter titled Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Radiculopathy in the textbook Handbook of Low Level Laser Therapy with renowned head author Michael R. Hamblin, PhD whom serves as associate professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.  

His clinical focus consists of neuromusculoskeletal/neurological pathology and electrodiagnostic evaluations. He is strongly dedicated to helping patients get well and accessing the proper members of the healthcare community when necessary to achieve this goal.