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 Peter G. Fernandez, DC

 10733 57th Ave. N.

 Seminole, FL 33772

 www.DrFernandez.com

 DrPete@DrFernandez.com

 727-392-0822

  

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL

  • Before practicing in Florida, Dr. Fernandez was an Associate of the Boutwell Chiropractic Clinic of Augusta, Georgia for 3-1/2 years. One of the largest Chiropractic clinics in the United States
  • Practicing chiropractic physician in Florida from 1962- Present
  • Examining and treating physician for St. Petersburg High School (examining up to 200 athletes per year)
  • Performed IMEs for insurance companies and for other chiropractors
  • Owner of a chain of twelve chiropractic clinics
  • Directed five associates in his main clinic 
  • Professional football trainer, 1966 
  • President Central Florida Academy of Chiropractic Studies, 1970-1971.
  • Chairman of the Public Information Committee of the Florida Chiropractic Association, 1972 
  • Chairman of the Eastern Division of the Chiropractic Knights of the Round Table, 1973
  • Board of Directors of the Florida Chiropractic Association, 1973-1974 
  • Member of the Florida Chiropractic Association Insurance Review & Peer Review Committees, 1973-1974 
  • President of the Pinellas County Chiropractic Society, 1975
  • Executive Director of the Pinellas County Chiropractic Society, 1976
  • Treasurer of the Florida Chiropractic Association, 1975-1976
  • President elect of the Florida Chiropractic Association, 1977-1978
  • President elect of the Florida Chiropractic Association, 1978-1979
  • Founder and President of PMA Winners' Circle, 1983
  • Founder and President of PMA Computers, Inc., 1983
  • Founder and President PMA Printing Company, Inc., 1984
  • Founder and President of Health Equipment Sales and Service, 1988
  • Founder and President of Chiro-Tech, Inc., 1988
  • Founder and President of Cotello Leasing, 1988 
  • Earned over 50 copyrights 
  • Founder and Publisher of Chiropractic Achievers Magazine, 1988-1991 
  • Founder and Publisher of The Student Chiropractor, 1989 
  • Co-founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of CliniCorp, Inc., a publicly traded company, 1991
  • President Chiropractic Managed Care Network, Inc., 1993 
  • President of Prime Care Providers, Inc., 1994

CONSULTING MANAGEMENT

  • President of Practice Motivation, Inc., 1982 
  • President of Clinic Management Associates, Inc., 1980 
  • President of Chiropractic Management Corporation, Inc., 1983 
  • Founder and President of Practice Management Associates, Inc., 1982 
  • Taught management procedures to over 10,000 D.C.s and over 20,000 chiropractic support personnel 
  • Consulted in the opening of over 2,500 practices 
  • Consultant to Texas Chiropractic Association and Texas Chiropractic College, 1988 
  • Founder and President of Professional Success Unlimited, 1992 
  • Founder and President of Chiropractic Consultation Corporation, Inc., 1995 
  • Founder of Fernandez Consulting, 1996 
  • Founder and President of the Chiropractic Consultants of America, Inc., 2002

SECRETS OF A PRACTICE CONSULTANT

  • Vol. I, 1001 Ways to Attract New Patients 
  • Vol. II, How to Build the Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation Practice 
  • Vol. III, What Patients Expect and Demand Of A Doctor 
  • Vol. IV, How to Start a Practice Quickly, Profitably, and Proudly 
  • Vol. V, How to Become a Million Dollar Practitioner 
  • Professional Chiropractic Letters for Every Occasion 
  • Newspaper Advertising that Works for Chiropractors 
  • Yellow Page Advertising that Works for Chiropractors
  • How to Buy and Sell a Practice 
  • How to Start a Profitable Practice from Scratch 
  • Chiefs & Indians 
  • Doctors' Scripts 
  • Great Achievements For Chiropractic Assistants 
  • The Acupuncture Business Management Guide (Cynthia Flint Bestani, Co-author) 
  • The Miraculous Practice Starters System

LITERARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Authored the following 10 manuals on how to increase and manage a chiropractic practice:

  • Vol. I, Basic Procedural Manual for Doctors 
  • Vol. II, Basic Procedural Manual for Doctors 
  • Basic Procedural Manual for CAs 
  • The Chiro-Legal Manual 
  • How to Build the Associate Doctor Practice 
  • Insurance Manual 
  • Practice StartersSM Manual 
  • How to Increase the Small Practice 
  • How to Increase the Medium Size Practice 
  • How to Increase the Large Practice

AUTHOR CREDITS

Featured Author on over 100 articles relating to athletic injuries, examination procedures, neurology and management procedures for the following professional journals:

  • Share International 
  • Chiropractic Economics 
  • Chiropractic Achievers 
  • Today's Chiropractic 
  • The American Chiropractor 
  • The Digest of Clinical Chiropractic 
  • The World Chiropractic Alliance Journal 
  • Success Unlimited 
  • Dynamic Chiropractic 
  • Chiropractic Products 
  • DC Products Review 
  • In Practice 
  • Posture Magazine

AUDIO TAPES/CDS

  • Double Your Volume, Services and Income 
  • How to Keep Your Patients Coming Back 
  • How To Become a Million Dollar A Year Practitioner 
  • 1,001 Ways to Attract New Patients 
  • How to Bump a Slump (Part I, II & III) 
  • Mental Detours 
  • The Bus Trip to Success 
  • How to Get Out of Debt (Part I & II) 
  • New Personal Injury Patient Extravaganza 
  • How to Simplify the P.I. Practice 
  • Little Known Secrets, Winning Tactics & Effective Testimony In Deposition and the Courtroom 
  • How to Overcome The Barriers to Success (Part I & II) 
  • You Must Shed What's Holding You Back 
  • Get On the Success Train 
  • Universal Laws of Success 
  • Visualization 
  • Poor People or Poor Money Managers 
  • Basic Ways To Increase Income (Part I & II) 
  • Maximize Your Practice's Productivity and Services Per Patient 
  • Up-Date and Collect Your Fees (Part I & II) 
  • How to Fine Tune Your Practice 
  • How to Balance Your Practice 
  • How to Increase Your Patient Handling Capacity 
  • Change Your Style of Practice 
  • Dr. Pete's Rules for Practice Success (Part I & II) 
  • Practice Axioms (Part I & II) 
  • Cadillac Service and Rolls Royce Attention 
  • Practice Attitudes 
  • How to Build a Practice In Tough Times 
  • How to Establish a Practice Building Campaign
  • How to Prepare for the Report of Findings 
  • Income Producing Office Procedures 
  • How to Maximize Patient Longevity and Volume (Part I & II) 
  • The Use of an Intersegmental Traction Machine 
  • How to Stop Patient Attrition 
  • How to Conduct an Effective Patient Appreciation Day 
  • The Totally Impressive Office (Part I & II) 
  • The Most Effective Way to Stimulate Referrals 
  • The Fastest Way to Simulate Referrals 
  • The Ten Best Referral Stimulating Procedures (Part I & II) 
  • How to Build a Family Practice (Part I & II) 
  • How to Toot Your Own Horn 
  • How to Build the Associate Doctor Practice (Part I & II) 
  • Laws of Financial Success (Part I & II) 
  • How to Avoid Malpractice (Part I & II) 
  • Psychology of Getting Referrals (Part I & II) 
  • Money Management (Part I & II) 
  • Management and Expediting (Part I & II) 
  • Success Concepts 
  • Creative Thinking 
  • The Monster Cycle 
  • Collection Office Procedures 
  • Financial and Collection Rules 
  • Health Problems Treatment Chart 
  • Referral Stimulation Using the Telephone 
  • The Reaction Referral Program 
  • The Regimen Referral Program 
  • The Table Talk Referral Program 
  • The Weather Response Referral Program

VIDEO TAPES/CDS

  • Hierarchy of Needs 
  • How to Overcome the Barriers to Success (Part I & II) 
  • You Must Shed What's Holding You Back 
  • Get On the Success Train 
  • Universal Laws of Success 
  • The Character Traits of Success 
  • Who Controls Your Success 
  • It Is As You Will It 
  • Poor People or Poor Money Managers 
  • Basic Ways To Increase Income (Part I & II) 
  • Maximize Your Practice's Productivity and Services Per Patient 
  • Up-Date and Collect Your Fees (Part I & II) 
  • How to Fine Tune Your Practice 
  • How to Balance Your Practice 
  • How to Increase Your Patient Handling Capacity 
  • Change Your Style of Practice 
  • How to Bump a Slump (Part I, II & III) 
  • How to Get Out of Debt (Part I & II) 
  • How to Build a Practice In Tough Times 
  • How to Establish a Practice Building Campaign 
  • How to Prepare for the Report of Findings 
  • Income Producing Office Procedures 
  • How to Maximize Patient Longevity and Volume (Part I & II) 
  • The Use of an Intersegmental Traction Machine 
  • How to Stop Patient Attrition 
  • How to Conduct an Effective Patient Appreciation Day 
  • The Totally Impressive Office (Part I & II) 
  • The Most Effective Way to Stimulate Referrals 
  • The Fastest Way to Simulate Referrals 
  • The Ten Best Referral Stimulating Procedures (Part I & II) 
  • The Monster Cycle 
  • Collection Office Procedures 
  • Financial and Collection Rules 
  • Health Problems Treatment Chart 
  • Referral Stimulation Using the Telephone 
  • The Reaction Referral Program 
  • The Regimen Referral Program 
  • The Table Talk Referral Program 
  • The Weather Response Referral Program 
  • You Were Born to Succeed 
  • Four Keys to Success 
  • The CCA Collection Procedure

LECTURES

  • Parker School for Professional Success 
  • Florida Academy of Chiropractic Studies 
  • Chiropractic Knights of the Round Table 
  • Markson Management Company 
  • Karl Parker Seminars 
  • Clinic Management Associates 
  • Practice Management Associates 
  • Professional Success Unlimited 
  • Fernandez Consulting 
  • Pettibon Technique Seminars 
  • Florida Chiropractic Association 
  • Georgia Chiropractic Association 
  • South Carolina Chiropractic Association 
  • North Carolina Chiropractic Association
  • Oklahoma Chiropractic Association 
  • Oregon Chiropractic Association 
  • Logan Chiropractic College 
  • Life Chiropractic College (East) 
  • Texas Chiropractic College 
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College (LA) 
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College (KansasCity) 
  • Los Angeles Chiropractic College 
  • Pasadena Chiropractic College 
  • Palmer Chiropractic College (West) 
  • Western States Chiropractic College 
  • Parker Chiropractic College

TESTIMONY/COURT

  • Personal Injury Cases 
  • Workmen's Compensation Hearings 
  • Civil Litigation Cases 
  • Valuation of a Chiropractic Practice

AWARDS & HONORS

Honored by the following cities and states for his entrepreneurial and management training skills:

  • Portland, Maine 
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana 
  • St. Petersburg, Florida 
  • Knoxville, Tennessee 
  • Miami, Florida 
  • Kansas City, Missouri 
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee 
  • New Orleans, Louisiana 
  • Alexandria, Virginia 
  • Indianapolis, Indiana 
  • Omaha, Nebraska 
  • Nashville, Tennessee 
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 
  • Topeka, Kansas 
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
  • Panama City, Florida 
  • Elkhart, Indiana 
  • State of Kentucky, "Kentucky Colonel"
  • Chiropractor of the Year for Southeast United States from the Parker School of Professional Success, 1971 
  • Chiropractor of the Year from the Central Florida Academy of Chiropractic Studies, 1971 
  • Merit Award from Kimball Foundation, 1972 
  • Exceptional Person Award -- Performance Group, 1985 
  • Adjunct Professor, Texas Chiropractic College, 1988-1989

PHILANTHROPIC ENDEAVORS

  • Founded the Peter G. Fernandez Practice Starter Foundation (gives scholarships to students in chiropractic college and grants to college professors) 
  • National Chiropractic Director of Doctors With A Heart, Inc. (the largest doctor charity in the world), 1988-Present 
  • National Chairman of Doctors With A Heart, Inc., 1991-Present 
  • Donated $300,000 software package to Texas and Pasadena chiropractic colleges
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