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Louis Sportelli

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Dr. Lou Sportelli

Lou Sportelli, DC
Born Pennsylvania
Nationality Flag usa.gif United States
Education Chiropractic
Alma mater Palmer College of Chiropractic
Occupation Chiropractor, Administrator, Politician
Years active 1960's-Present
Home town Palmerton, PA
Known for Chiropractor, Chiropractic Politician, and Administrator
Title Chiropractor, (DC)
Religious beliefs Catholic

Louis Sportelli, D.C, has been President of NCMIC Group, Inc. since 1995. Dr. Sportelli served as President of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) from 1998 to 2000 and also served as chairman of the board of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) from 1989 to 1990. Dr. Sportelli serves as Director of NCMIC Group, Inc. Dr. Sportelli serves as on the advisory board of The Chiropractic Report newsletter, and has been a trustee of the Palmerton Hospital since 1992 and the newly merged Blue Mountain Health Systems board since 2004. [1]

A noted author, Dr. Sportelli has written an educational booklet, "Introduction to Chiropractic", which is a widely used patient education publication. He has co-authored a text used in many chiropractic colleges entitled "Professional Chiropractic Practice: Ethics, Business, Jurisprudence & Risk Management", as well as the Chiropractic Forms and Sample Letters book. [2]


1992 - May, Dr. Sportelli was presented with the "Chiropractor of the Year" award of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), their most prestigious award. [3]

Dr. Sportelli is a "member emeritus" of the Association for the History of Chiropractic. [4]