Dr Corey Priest

Corey Priest DC

Dr. Corey Priest, DC is one of the industries more experienced functional medicine practitioners. From the beginning of his career starting in 1998 while earning his doctorate and in his preceptor study – he recognized the need for competent, compassionate practitioners who truly understand how each of the body’s systems interact together.  This was long before the term “Functional Medicine” was really used at all in the health industry. It is when he ran into and met Dr Jeff Bland at a conference in 1999 and fell in love instantly with the concept Dr. Bland was communicating so passionately. This encounter is what started Dr Priest down this path of root based health care very early in his career.  Since then he has worked tirelessly over the past 20 years to become one of the very best functional medicine practitioners available. Dr. Priest is relentless when it comes to quality care, quality science, and solving your health problems. He is never satisfied with status quo which makes him an exceptional advocate for your health and always striving to stay ahead of the curve of health technology.  He believes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to health is needed more than ever in this extremely complex world we live in, and he is always willing to connect with other practitioners involved in your healing journey.

Dr. Corey Priest’s 20 years of experience of successfully working with patients is coupled with his extensive, and ongoing training in the every-changing field of functional medicine. To say that Dr. Priest is well qualified in functional medicine would be an understatement. He is exceptionally trained and never stops learning. Some of his training and credentials include: Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), American College of Advancement in Medicine, American Board of Chiropractic Internists, University of Miami School of Medicine, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences, Numerous postgraduate programs.  He certified in Injectable Nutrients for IV and Chelation Therapy, Certified Injury Prevention Specialist and more.

EDUCATION and LICENSURE

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kansas, License #01-05063, 2006 – Present
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Missouri, License #2002001911, 2002 – Present
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Logan University, Chesterfield, MO, 2001
  • Baccalaureate in Science Pre-Professional Zoology (Pre-Med), Northwest Missouri State University, 1998
  • Associates Degree, Southwest Community College, Creston, IA – 1995
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 1, 2000
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 2, 2000
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 3, 2001
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 4, 2001

 

SELECTED POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and DIPLOMATES

 

    • Certified in Acupuncture – 100 hour Post-Graduate Study – Logan University Post Graduate Department – 2000
    • Activator – Logan University Post Graduate Department – 1999 & 2000
    • Cox Technique – Logan University Post Graduate Department – 1999-2000
    • S.O.T. (Sacro Occipital Technique) – 2001
    • Active Release Technique certification in Spine and Upper Extremity and Lower Extremity – Logan University Post Graduate Department – 2000 -2001
    • Pro-Adjuster Techniques and Protocols
      • Level I Certification in Pro Adjuster Techniques – Pittsburgh, PA – 2001
      • Level II Advanced Certification and Training in Pro-Adjuster Techniques and protocols – Pittsburgh, PA – 2002
    • DOT and non-DOT Drug/Alcohol Collection Site Certified – Kansas City, MO – 2002
    • Certified in Advanced Training of sEMG/Thermography and Algometry Utilization – 2002 – 2003
    • Symposium of Multi-Conference and Case Study Review – nutrition and its role in  Chronic and Infectious Illness/Disease- 2003
      • Aids Patient Responses: AIDS patient responses validate In Vitro experiments Indicating Micronutrient Dietary Supplementation Supports Innate antiViral Mechanisms and Restores Immune Function
      • Cancer: Is there a Role for Dietary Supplementation in Combo with standard Cancer Therapy.  This was a comprehensive review of Nutrition and its impact on Cancer as a combined approach with Standard of Care Therapies
      • Hepatitis: General AntiViral Activity is supported by glyconutrient dietary supplementation
      • New Initiatives in the Prevention and Intervention of FAS/FAE: learning and behavior problems in children with FAS led to benefits reported in infants and youth responsive to micronutrients
    • Certified Injury Prevention Specialist – BackSafe – Future Industrial Technologies – Goleta, CA – 2003
    • Functional Nutrition Into the Next Millennium – 2003
    • Certification in Biomechanics and Kinesiopathological Complications of the Lower Extremity the treatment and solutionsThe Bottom Block – certification through Sole Supports, Dr. Ed Glazer, MD – 2004
    • Diagnosis and Management of Internal Disorders Module 1 and 2 – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger DC, DABCI, et al – 2004
    • Multi-Channel Blood Chemistries and Thyroid Interpretation with Nutritional TherapiesAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2004
    • Special Blood Chemistries and Tumor Markers Employed in a Clinical Setting – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2004
    • Glycobiology: Glycosciences in Fundamentals of Health and Disease – Proevity, Dr. Stephen Boyd, MD, PhD, FRSM – Dr Bill McAnalley, PhD -Dr John Axford, MD – CE Peppinger, Ph.D – M Vanderwal, MSN – Robert Murray, MD – Dr M Fleisher, MD, DABFP, DcABCT –  2004
    • Certified in Injectable Nutrients for IV therapies and Chelation Therapy – Oklahoma State BoardDr Michael Taylor, DC, DABCI10/2005
    • Nutritional Education and Health CertifiedDiplomate Program – Level 1  University of Miami School of Medicine – 2005
    • Glycomics Medical Conference – The Endowment of Medical Research – 2005
    • Clinical Allergy and Immune Responses – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2005
    • Common Diseases affecting the Arterial SystemAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger, DC, DABCI – 2005

 

  • Doppler/Plethysmography Examinations for PVDAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger, DC DABCI, et al.- 2005
  • Neoplastic Disease / Management of the AIDS Patient American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger DC, DABCI & Dr Bill Kleber DC, DABCI – 2005
  • Upper GI DisordersAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger, DC, DABCI – 2005
  • Lower Gastrointestinal DisordersAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2005
  • Pediatrics – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / Logan College of Chiropractic – 2006
  • Spirometry and Pulmonary Disease – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / Logan College of Chiropractic – 2006

 

    • Pharmacognosy (Herbal Therapy) – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Dan Richardson – 2006
    • Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2006
    • Mastering the Science and Skills of Bio-Detoxification – Biomedical Institute of Complementary Health Care – Dr Abbas Qutab MD, DC, Ph.D – 2007
    • Autoimmune Physiology and Nutrition – Pittsburgh, PA – Dr Datis Kharrazian – University of Bridgeport Health Sciences – 2007
    • NeuroEndocrineGastroImmune Complex Symposium – 2007
      • Neurodegenerative Disorders – Understanding the Physiological and Chemical Process Involved
      • Self Perpetuating Neuroendocrine Immune Stress Responses
      • Gastrointestinal Hepatic Immune Axis
      • Neuroendocrine Immune Axis
    • Chiropractic Wellness Certification – International Chiropractors Association Council on Wellness Sciences – Northbrook, IL and Atlanta GA – 2007

 

  • Nutritional Therapy in Medical Practice – Dr Jonathan Wright, MD and Dr Alan Gaby, MD – Carlisle, PA – 2007

 

    • Autism Research Institute – Defeat Autism Now! – The Institute of Medical Studies & The Autism Research Institute – San Diego, CA – 2008

 

  • Reports, Clinical Documentations & Drug InteractionsAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2008
  • GeriatricsAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – 2008
  • Hair Biopsy Assessment and Urinary Disorders – American Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Brian McGuckin, DC, DABCI and Dr Frank Strehl, DC DABCI – 2008
  • Allergy, Ecological, Problems and Nutrient RejectionAmerican Board of Chiropractic Internists Diagnostic Nutrition and Prevention Medicine / National University of Health Sciences – Dr Jack Kessinger, DC, DABCI – 2008
  • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Osteoporosis –  Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2009

 

    • Lecture presentation for Mental Health of America of the Heartland – Benefits of Good Nutrition for Optimal Mental Health – Oct 2009
    • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Diabetes –  Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2009
    • Functional Endocrinology – University of Bridgeport Health Sciences – Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN – 2010:
      • 20 Core Principles in Functional Endocrinology –
      • Understanding Female Hormones and Hormone Panels
      • Genomic Testing, Principles and Case Studies\
      • Menopause and PeriMenopause Principles and Case Studies
      • Andropause Principles and Case Studies
      • Prostate Health Principles and Case Studies
      • Osteoporosis Principles and Case Studies
      • Uterine Health Principles and Case Studies
      • Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome
      • Thyroid Principles and Case Studies
      • Adrenal Health Principles and Case Studies
      • Common Pitfalls in Endocrine Therapies
      • Clinical Pearls in Functional Endocrinology
    • Co-Lecturer and Panel discussion member for Fibromyalgia Coalition InternationalNutritional Relevance and Functional Considerations for Fibromyalgia – Overland Park, KS – 2010
    • Xymogen Medical Board of Advisors Meeting – Multiple Panel Discussions, Roundtable Workshops on Patient Care, Case studies and Formulation Design – Naples, FL – Jan 2011
    • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and Fibromyalgia –  Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – May 2011
    • Clinical Breakthroughs in the Toxicity-Chronic Disease Connection – Chicago, IL – Dr Jeffrey Bland – Feb 2011
    • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) –  Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – Dec 2012
    • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Hyperlipidemia –  Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2012
    • Clinical Management of Urinary Tract Infections – Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2013
    • The Science of Integrative Blood Chemistry – Texas Chiropractic College Postgraduate Program – Dr Abbas Qutab, MD, DC, PhD, ScD – 2014

 

  • Protein Supplements – Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2014

 

    • Natural Meds in the Clinical Management of Depression – Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – 2014
    • Annual – 5 Day Concentrated Study in the Field of Functional Medicine – Xymogen – Jan 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Alzheimer’s Disease – Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – Feb 2015

 

  • Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module and Grand Rounds – IFM – March 2015
  • Introduction to Functional Nutrition: Clinical Solutions and Addressing Underlying Causes of Disease – IFM – June 2015
  • Hormones Advanced Practice Module – IFM – July 2015
  • Detox Advanced Practice Module – IFM – July 2015
  • Natural Medicines in the Clinical Management of Anxiety  – Therapeutic Research Center/Natural Database – Jan 2017
  • Nutrigenomics in Clinical Practice – Overland Park, KS – 2017
  • FDA-USP Updates for the Physician Office: Compliance, Procedures and Guidelines – Online Course given by Dr Paul Anderson, NMD – Jan, 2018

 

    • Certification in Fundamentals and Clinical Application of IV Therapies  – International Intravenous Nutrition Therapies – San Diego, CA – Feb 2018  

 

  • Applying Functional Medicine to Clinical Practice (AFMCP) – IFM – Sept 2018
  • Gastrointestinal Advanced Practice Module – IFM – Nashville, TN – Oct 2018
  • Advanced IV Therapy Strategies for Acute and Chronic Infectious, Immune and Inflammatory Disease  – International IV Nutrition Therapy – Atlanta, GA – Nov 2018

 

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member – Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
  • Member – Medical Board of Advisors for Xymogen – since 2010
  • Former Member of the ACA (American Chiropractic Association) and the ICA (International Chiropractic Association)
  • Former member of the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders)

Former Member of the MCSE (Missouri Chiropractic State Board of Examiners)

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