Dr. Steven Perman, DC, DACBSP, DACBN

Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Steve Perman is a holistic chiropractor, nutritionist, acupuncturist, teacher and motivational speaker. His credentials include two full Board Certifications: Chiropractic Sports Medicine (DACBSP) and Clinical Nutrition (DACBN). His acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine certification was through the University of Miami School of Medicine. He attended Emory University in Atlanta and graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 1979 where he also served as a clinical instructor from 1981-83. In 2005, he was named the statewide “Chiropractor of the Year” by the Florida Chiropractic Association. He was recently appointed to the ACBN National Examining Board to evaluate and assess physicians seeking their board certification in clinical nutrition.

In 2010, he was elected to, and served for 2 years in, the Florida House of Representatives for District 78 which included portions of West Boca, West Delray and West Boynton. He was the Ranking Member on the Health Access Subcommittee.

A popular and sought-after public speaker, he has appeared before hundreds of lay and professional audiences lecturing on a broad range of topics related to health, wellness and success. His private practice has been located in Boca Raton, FL since 1995.

Curriculum Vitae

7/95 – Present

Owner, Steven M. Perman, D.C., P.A. Private practice, offices in Boca Raton, FL. General practice emphasizing holistic care, sports injuries, nutritional counseling and acupuncture.

11/10 – 11/12

Member, Florida House of Representatives, representing FL House District 78.

1/97 – 8/98

Medical Director, “Olympiad- The Ultimate Training Center”, Coral Springs, Florida

6/94 – 6/95

Staff physician and marketing coordinator, Doctor’s Network of South Florida, Inc.

8/88 – 4/94

Senior staff consultant and lecturer, Markson Management Services, Inc., Lake Success, N.Y. Business/technical/motivational training for chiropractors and chiropractic assistants.

6/87 – 6/97

Senior training staff, Robbins Research International, San Diego, CA. Supervisor and Master Trainer at certification programs in NeuroLinguistic Programming, NeuroAssociative Conditioning, Destiny Technologies, and Mastery University.

1981 – 1983

Associate Clinic Director and Instructor, New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Outpatient Facility.


Founder/ C.E.O. Clear Thought Seminars Chiropractic technical training.

3/80 – 8/90

Director/owner New Hyde Park Chiropractic, New Hyde Park, N.Y. General practice with emphasis on holistic care.


9/76 – 12/79

Doctor of Chiropractic degree (D.C.) – New York Chiropractic College, Brookville, N.Y.

9/74 – 6/76

Emory University, Atlanta, GA.


Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (Highest board certification in sports medicine for a D.C.)


Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (Physician level Board Certification, Clinical Nutrition)


Appointed to National Examining Board of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition


Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), Clinical Nutrition Certification Board


Certified dietician/nutritionist, New York State Lic. #003777-1


Certified Acupuncturist, Florida Dept. of Prof. Regulation


Certified Clinician in Graston™ soft-tissue therapy


University of Miami School of Medicine, completed 115 hour certification in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine


Certified for State of Florida Worker’s Compensation, disability and impairment rating


Board qualified for status as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians

12/91 – 7/93

200 postgraduate hours in Sports Chiropractic to qualify for DABCSP written examination