Dr. Derek practices a gentle, effective and connected style of chiropractic and acupuncture. He was trained in the United States by Japanese, Chinese, and European masters. Dr. Kogan has honed his art with modern insights and ancient wisdom. He is in his sixteenth year of practice and holds an accredited Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. He is a nationally board certified NCCAOM diplomate and retains licenses in both California and Colorado.
While Derek was attending the University of Central Florida where his focus was on Biology and pre-medical studies, he had his first acupuncture session and was hooked for life. Because of this, his focus changed. Derek began to study bodywork and gained his Holistic Health Practitioner's license in 2002 and began his practice after receiving 1000 hours of bodywork training. He then went on to earn his Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2005. This four year program consists of 3,428 hours of education including 1,356 hours of clinical practice. Dr. Derek was nationally certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and graduated with honors in San Diego, California. He went on to have a full-time acupuncture and bodywork practice by the beach in Boca Raton, Florida.
During a climbing trip in New Mexico in the Sandia mountains, he had an "accident on purpose" and fell 20 feet. An Adjustment saved his life. From then on, he realized that wisdom flows from above down, inside, out. The specific adjustment is the most powerful tool in the box; it restores nerve flow from the brain throughout the body. He decided to continue his education at Life Chiropractic College West in San Francisco, California. His chiropractic experience consisted of 4,609 didactic hours, and he graduated with honors in 2014, as a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Dr. Derek Kogan has gained experience and exposure to spinal and peripheral joint injuries, as well as preventative care programs for mama’s, children, weekend warriors, artists, stylists, top caliber athletes and martial artists.
You get one body in life. Invest in it. Having high caliber chiropractic and acupuncture care elevates your quality of life which leads to optimal health. Common side effects to allowing wellness are improved sleep, increased energy, decreased pain and diminished stress. The time is now.