Dr. Fucinari has helped train doctors and staff over the last 20 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986.
After graduating from Palmer College, Dr. Fucinari completed studies in chiropractic orthopedics and attained his certification as a chiropractic sports physician and certified Insurance Consultant and a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders. He currently practices full time in Decatur, Illinois.
Dr. Fucinari was the recipient of the 1998 and the 2003 President’s Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society for his work with education and training. Dr. Fucinari has produced classes and publications on HIPAA, Clinical Documentation, Medicare, and Stroke and Cervical Manipulation. He is a national speaker for NCMIC and several state associations and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician [CCSP].
Matthew Burks, DC, CCSP, MCS-P
Matthew Burks was born and raised in Iowa. He was inspired to become a chiropractor by his older brother who is a chiropractor in Indiana. Dr. Burks graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1997. That same year, he married his wife Tracy who is also a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate. After practicing chiropractic in Indiana for two years, Drs. Burks moved to Coronado, CA to practice with Tracy’s mom who has been practicing chiropractic since 1969.
Dr. Burks became a certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP) through the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 2001. Under the instruction of Dr. Mario Fucinari, Dr. Burks became a certified medical compliance specialist (MCS-P) and a certified insurance consultant. Dr. Burks has been an examiner for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners for 12 years.
After 17 years of chiropractic practice in California, Dr. Burks began looking for opportunities to return to his Midwest roots and be closer to his family. Dr. Burks is excited about the opportunity to be associated with Dr. Mario Fucinari and to help the people of Decatur, Illinois with chiropractic care.