Meet Dr. Marshall Dickholtz

Dr. Marshall Dickholtz, DC

Board Certified NUCCA Doctor

Dr. Marshall Dickholtz Jr. is one of only 26 Board Certified NUCCA doctors worldwide. As founder of HealthSmart, he practices in Northbrook, Illinois and is an authority on the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with headaches, musculoskeletal conditions, spinal disc syndrome, back and neck pain, and other neurologically based conditions. He has more than thirty years of experience and has treated approximately 10,000 individual patients as an upper cervical specialist.

In 1978, Dr. Dickholtz completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer University with awards in radiology and leadership. He continued his education receiving his NUCCA Board Certification in 1993. He is an expert in his field. He is a leader, a teacher, an author, an expert and one of the most renowned specialists in NUCCA care today. His expertise in this care has appeared on Good Morning America, Healthbeat with Sylvia Perez in Chicago and Discovery Health Channel.

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He is a caring and thoughtful doctor who sees you as his priority. Your health and well-being is the most important thing to him. He will work with each individual to ensure that proper care and diagnosis are being provided. Whatever you have experienced in the past, Dr. Dickholtz will change the way you live now and in the future.

Dr. Dickholtz has appeared as a guest on numerous radio talk shows as well as local and national television programs including the Discovery Health Channel’s recent “Impact Stories of Survival” which highlighted his successful treatment of champion race car driverTony Schumacher’s devastating injuries from a near-fatal car accident. He has also recently appeared on “Health Beat” with Sylvia Perez on the Chicago ABC television network news as well as nationally on “Good Morning America” regarding the breakthrough research that NUCCA spinal correction treatment successfully reduced blood pressure without the use of medication.

Dr.Dickholtz is currently the co-chair of the NUCCA Certification Program and Standards Committee He is Vice President of the board of directors for the Upper Cervical Research.

Foundation (formerly NUCCRA, now UCRF) Dr. Dickholtz has also authored articles and chapters on various aspects of NUCCA care and certification as well as being a certified instructor of the NUCCA technique. His many accomplishments have led him to be the recipient of the coveted Ralph R. Gregory Award 2006.

Dr. Dickholtz and his parents,
Dr. Marshall Dickholtz, Sr. & MaryAnn Dickholtz