Rockstar Doctor Life

RDL #148: Dr Tamara MacIntyre | Trust Your Rebel Heart

Can you embrace being a little rebellious to create the life and  practice you want? In this week’s show Dr. Tamara MacIntyre shares her experiences from private practice, teaching, and being a college administrator and the lessons and gifts in staying curious about personal growth. We also discussed how our ego and work can get intertwined and the importance of making time for the other parts of life that fulfil us so that we can stay grounded and connected to our passion for health care. Gaps in the current clinical education system for Chiropractors, the importance of choosing great mentorship, taking responsibility for your choices, working with your spouse, and so much more rounded out this powerful conversation with an inspiring woman. 

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About Our Guest:

Dr Tamara MacIntyre is both a Chiropractor and a Doctor of Natural Medicine with a Master’s degree in neuroscience.  She is a gifted doctor, educator and mentor known for her power, grace and intelligence.  She is an internationally recognized authority in chiropractic and functional medicine who serves as a clinical consultant for Chiropractors.  She was the former Dean of Clinical Education at an accredited chiropractic college & has been touted as a “clinical genius” in her profession and has been acclaimed as a role model for female practitioners in the field of integrative medicine.  She is the co-founder of The Prana Foundation (www.thepranafoundation.org) offering educational, personal and professional opportunities to health care professionals as well as chiropractic focused clinical and practice ready mentorship programs. 

RDL #147: Dr. Chad Mykietiuk | Be Different, Not Better

How Is Being Different Valuable In Your Practice? In this episode Dr. Chad Mykietiuk shares his ideas on why embracing being distinct is an asset in business, and the importance of an open-minded attitude for professional collaboration and growth. As the President of the Canadian Alliance For Chiropractic he also discussed the value of diversity in the profession, how he maximizes his time, and the gifts of running a private practice with your spouse while also nurturing four young children. 

About Our Guest

Dr. Chad is a chiropractor and a strong advocate of natural, non-invasive healthcare options as a first line of defense in the battle for wellness and improved quality of life. Dr. Chad also believes that achieving true wellness can only happen through a multi-faceted approach; consisting of exercise, proper nutrition, mental health, a healthcare support team and a clearly defined healthcare philosophy. His dedication to the chiropractic profession is steadfast and unwavering, advocating for Canadians of all ages to have access to regular chiropractic care.

Find Out More About The CNAC: https://mycnac.ca/en/

Check Out Wellness Media Products: https://www.wellnessmediaresources.com/

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RDL #146: Dr. Kristina Stitcher | Evolving With Your Practice

Are you intentional with how you are designing your life and business? Dr. Kristina Stitcher shares her ideas about staying focused on creating what you want, the importance of delegation and building a support team for your life, and why sometimes timing really is everything! Dr. Stitcher also discusses what helps her rise through challenges, how she manages her time to coach, run a full-time practice and mother 4 children, and the biggest struggle she observes with her clients.  

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About Our Guest:

Dr. Kristina Stitcher is a sought after international speaker, consultant and advocate for family wellness care through chiropractic. Dr. Kristina is the clinic director of Family First Chiropractic in Salt Lake City, Utah and is the chiropractic coach and owner of Practice Evolution, which focuses on creating extraordinary family chiropractors. With her husband Craig, she raises 4 children, all destined to change the world and spread the chiropractic message.

Find out more about the Practice Evolution Program here: http://practiceevolution.com/

Listen to episode #76 with Dr. Devin Vrana: https://rockstardoctorlife.com/rdl-76-dr-devin-vrana-no-link/

RDL #145: Dr. Derrell Pratt- Blackburn | Diversity Is Good For Our Profession & Our Health!

How can embracing diversity and difference of opinion strengthen us as individuals? Dr. Derrell Pratt-Blackburn shares some of his insight based on recent classes he has taught, along with how it can help liberate our thinking, lower our stress response, and expand our abilities! We also discussed his tips for working with your spouse, what keeps him inspired, and the value of being open, vulnerable and supporting one another professionally. 

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Downloads for this episode:

Using What We Already Know
Biopsychosocial Model
Racism and Health I
Racism and Health II

About Our Guest:

Dr. Derrell Blackburn is a chiropractor, educator, and thought leader on a mission to create a positive impact. In addition to opening and running a high volume, membership-based practice in the S.F. Bay Area, Dr. Blackburn was also a professor at Life Chiropractic College West teaching Embryology, Social Entrepreneurship and Philosophy prior to joining The Joint Corporate as Senior Manager of Chiropractic, in Scottsdale, AZ. Along with his experience in chiropractic and entrepreneurship, Dr. Blackburn also served on multiple boards including the St. Rose Hospital Foundation Board. Dr. Blackburn holds an MBA in Health Administration as well as his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University in Dallas, TX.

RDL # 144: Dr. Richard Ledda | Learn By Doing

How can you learn anything new if you never try? In this episode with Dr. Richard Ledda we talked about embracing fear and leaning into things that scare you in life and business, and how it is integral to our growth! We also discussed the importance of living with a grateful heart and why Dr. Ledda feels inspired to give back to his profession. Dr. Ledda also shared his incredible story of motivation to become a Chiropractor as a teenager, what success means to him, and why he uses failure as feedback to keep moving his life forward. 

Listen to the ChiroInspired podcast here: https://chiroinspired.libsyn.com/

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Resources:

Episode #116: Dr. Stephen Franson http://rockstardoctorlife.com/rdl-116-dr-stephen-franson-creating-a-remarkable-life-practice/

Episode #106: Dr. Ed Osburn http://rockstardoctorlife.com/rdl-106-dr-ed-osburn/

About Our Guest:

Dr. Richard Ledda graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in December 2015 and joined Norwood Chiropractic Centre in January 2016. He was part of many technique clubs during school and has attended several seminars to continuously grow and learn. His family is a strong driving force for him and he has a passion to help as many people as he can to live better, healthier lives.  He is an award winner and host of The Chiro Inspired Podcast which is focused on inspiring Chiropractors and uniting the profession.  More importantly he is a loving partner, son, brother, uncle, and a dog dad to his puppy Hudson.

RDL #143: Dr. Robert Kipp | 3 Tips For Teams That Rock!

How strong is the team in your practice? In this conversation with Dr. Robert Kipp we discuss how you can effectively build a strong foundation with the people you work with, and some of the common mistakes many Doctors make. Dr. Kipp also shares some of his best resources from 19 years in private practice, why he believes learning is vital to success, and the power of playtime to keep us healthy and connected with our loved ones.

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About our guest:

Dr. Robert Kipp has been in chiropractic practice for the past 19 years and currently practices in Southport Connecticut. He is an international speaker and has been the emcee for Parker Seminars for the last 7 years. His latest project is the formation of Superior Operating Systems, a full suite of video training for service based businesses.  Dr. Kipp lives with his wife, Kimberly, and their two dogs, Misty and Gemma. 

RDL #142: Seven Choices That Support Your Family & Business Right Now [BONUS EPISODE]

How are you spending your days in lockdown? It’s not easy to navigate the emotions Doctors are facing within their homes right now, or the unique stresses that businesses are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, it’s been quite challenging for most people in all professions. Although there are many things outside our control, Dr. Melissa Longo shares some ways we can choose to care for our businesses, physical and mental health, and the people around us to find some strength and purpose during this unusual time. 

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RDL #141: Dr. Christina Padilla | Creating A Mobile Practice That Rocks!

Do you do house calls? Dr. Christina Padilla does! In fact she has created a great practice that aligns with her personal priorities, clinical expertise, and brings her tremendous joy. If you’re curious what this style of practice looks like, you’ll want to tune in! Dr. Padilla shares her story of how she launched her mobile practice, what makes her business model succeed, and the logistics of what makes it all work. We also discussed the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people, how to confront fear when making changes in your life, and why she believes taking care of ourselves as Doctors is crucial to our consistent growth and happiness.

Contact Dr. Melissa Longo to find out about mentoring, group programs or just to offer your ideas here

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Check out The Simple Practice and register for our April 27 session here: http://rockstardoctorlife.com/the-simple-practice/

About Our Guest:

Dr Cristina Padilla is a Puerto Rico native who completed her Chiropractic studies at NYCC and continued her post-graduate studies with the ICPA to certify herself as a prenatal and pediatric specialist. Relocating from NY to Florida in 2015, she began working to promote wellness care in the Jacksonville, FL region and in 2017, she decided to open Thrive Family Chiropractic, a mobile/house call Chiropractic practice that serves Northeast Florida by providing individualized and patient-centered care to families from preconception to post partum and for their children from birth until adulthood.

Connect with Dr. Padilla https://www.jaxmobilechiropractor.com/

RDL #140: Dr. Paul Reed | The Journey Is The Joy

Can You Be Rigid, Yet Flexible? In this conversation with Dr. Paul Reed we discuss why he believes being self aware and congruent with your values is paramount to success, but how he has learned that adaptability to change is also key! In the 22 years since he graduated he has built multiple practices, expanded his business, coached, and created a massive event for Chiropractors while staying anchored to his family and working through many obstacles. Listen, learn & get inspired!

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Episode # Dr. Ben Lerner: http://rockstardoctorlife.com/rdl-133-dr-ben-lerner-build-your-business-around-your-family/

About Our Guest:

Dr. Paul Reed has been serving the families of Greater Clark County since 1998. In 2008 Dr. Reed opened is 2nd location. This has been follow by two more in 2015. In December 2019 his clinics were acquired by a larger group, and he is now a practice development coach for them overseeing a large territory in Western Washington.

Dr. Reed, his wife of 26 years, and their two children live the Above-Down-Inside-Out lifestyle. Dr. Reed feels that it is essential to walk this walk, in order to have the practice of your dreams. This blessing has enabled him to bring this message to the chiropractic community through coaching and seminars, helping other chiropractors and their teams reach their inborn God-given talents to become all that he has called them to be.

In 2011 Dr. Reed began and hosted ChiroFEST! Which, to date, has become one of the Chiropractic’s biggest philosophy gatherings in service to chiropractic by: “Honoring our past and preserving our future”! We average 600 attendees, 48 exhibitors and 24 speakers.

Find Out More About Chirofest: https://chirofest.org/

RDL #139: Dr. Amy Spoelstra | FOCUS On Brain Development and Building a Business Around Your Values

Are you Focused? In this week’s show Dr. Amy Spoelstra discusses how she creates the life and practice of her dreams by aligning with her personal values, continuously learning, and accepting the seasons in life and business. We also discussed why she believes focusing on brain development in her practice has been a key to her success, and her passion for teaching doctors through her FOCUS program. Dr. Spoelstra also shares her personal story and family connection with the clinical work she loves, her best tips for working with your spouse, and what keeps her inspired.

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About Our Guest:

Dr. Amy and her husband David live in Coeur d’Alene with their beautiful daughter, Meela, and chocolate lab, Izzy. They opened Spoelstra Family Chiropractic in April of 2008 after moving from South Carolina where she graduated cum laude from Sherman College of Chiropractic. She and her family love travel and experiencing new cultures! Her favorite things are exploring new places with her family, learning about different cultures and people, yoga, a good cup of coffee and to study….seriously, she loves to study! She is also the founder of the FOCUS program and Neuro-Deflective Retraining Method ™, FOCUS educational seminars for chiropractors, FOCUS Academy ™ and the Brain Blossom Program ™. She opened the FOCUS program within her practice in 2011 and has been helping children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders in the northwest area ever since. She is the founder of FOCUS Educational Services, where she trains and consults other doctors around the country in the FOCUS model and how to lead with brain development to make the case for chiropractic. Dr. Amy is the co-founder of Navigate Your Healing, LLC which is an online platform designed to help parents and families who are affected by ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders navigate the overwhelming and often isolating world of healing and living life with children with developmental challenges. She feels an enormous amount of gratitude to be able to live this life of purpose and love with her family. Connect with her at https://dramyspoelstra.com/