Dr. Elise Hewitt DC, DICCP, FICC
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Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor
CranioSacral Therapist
Internationally Recognized Educator and Author
Immediate Past President, ACA Pediatrics Council

An internationally recognized speaker, author and leader in the specialized field of chiropractic pediatrics, Dr. Hewitt’s unique combination of clinical knowledge, dynamic speaking style and leadership experience give her lectures a distinctive flair. As she entertains and educates her audiences, blending research with clinical pearls, Dr. Hewitt helps doctors comfortably treat and interact with the youngest members of our society.

Dr. Hewitt is Board Certified in Chiropractic Pediatrics and a Craniosacral Therapist. An alumnus of the University of Colorado, she has been in private practice since graduating Summa Cum Laude and as class valedictorian from Western States Chiropractic College in 1988. In her Portland, Oregon chiropractic practice, which is limited to pediatrics, Dr. Hewitt specializes in the care of infants and young children.

Dr. Hewitt has published numerous papers in the scientific literature and is a co-author of the “Chiropractic” chapter in Integrative Pediatrics, part of Andrew Weil’s Integrative Medicine textbook series. Dr. Hewitt frequently lectures nationally and internationally, educating chiropractors about the finer points of pediatrics, and educating pediatricians and other allied practitioners about the role of chiropractic in pediatric healthcare. Her dynamic yet approachable style and well-organized presentations make her an audience favorite.

"Chiropractic’s capacity to restore normal mobility

and optimize nervous system function makes it the

natural choice for addressing many childhood health issues.”

- Dr. Hewitt

VIDEO - An educational tool for parents by Dr. Elise Hewitt

Dr. Hewitt currently serves as Immediate Past President of the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Pediatrics Council and is a member of the well-respected NCMIC Speakers Bureau. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Western States' College of Chiropractic and a member of the Editorial Board for Elsevier's Journal of Chiropractic Medicine (JCM). She is a founding member of both the ACA Pediatrics Council and the Pediatrics Council of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA). In addition, she served on the Board of Directors for the multidisciplinary Integrative Pediatrics Council (IPC). 

Dr. Hewitt was honored to be named Oregon's 2016 Chiropractor of the Year and to receive the 2017 Rising Star Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Chiropractic Health Care Section. In recognition of her service to and achievement within the chiropractic profession, Dr. Hewitt has been elected as a Fellow into the International College of Chiropractors (FICC). Dr. Hewitt believes no single practitioner holds the key to a child's health and we best serve our patients by working together to optimize the health and wellbeing of all children.

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