Story -> Biography
in upstate New York, Dr. Whittaker was instilled with a sacred
spiritual connection to a higher power. She has studied Yoga,
Edgar Cayce, Ayurveda, Christianity, Buddhism, and Judaism. Her
path has been an ongoing journey towards health and wholeness.
Dr. Whittaker received her Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology
from the University of Buffalo. Initially working in Biochemistry
and Physiology research, she went on to St. Luke's Hospital to
direct a clinical laboratory program. After graduating with a
Master's degree in Medical Biology from Long Island University,
she became a full time faculty member in their Health Sciences
department and Director of their Medical Program.
Whittaker received her Doctor of Chiropractic from New York
Chiropractic College. During her time there, she won the Academic
Excellence Award, the highest academic award granted for each
class. Additionally, Dr. Whittaker earned her membership in
Phi Chi Omega, the International Chiropractic Scholarship Honor
post graduate studies include the fields of Radiology, Orthopedics,
Immunology, Hematology, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Bioenergetics,
and Ayurveda. Dr. Whittaker then set out to find a health care
treatment modality that combined her clinical experience with
her holistic background. In 1993 she was introduced to a brand
new form of chiropractic care called Network Spinal Analysis.
It was obvious that this was the treatment she has always been
looking for. Always on the cutting edge of wellness, Dr. Whittaker
has specialized in Network care since 1995.
Whittaker has been an active proponent of holistic health care
especially for women and children. She has lectured on topics
such as holistic healing, stress reduction, PMS, pregnancy,
birth traumas, menopause, and aging at the Montessori school,
public schools, Jewish Community centers, Bayley Seton Hospital,
St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Staten Island, and Wagner
was a founder and president of the Tri-State International Network
of Women Chiropractors and the Long Island Wholistic Health
Organization. She has long been a member of the American Chiropractic
Association, and more recently the International Chiropractic
Association. She is a member of the Foundation for Chiropractic
Education and Research, and the Association for Research and
Whittaker began her private practice in Long Island, and then
practiced in Staten Island for over fifteen years. In 1999,
she moved her practice to Forest Hills, which provided a way
for her to be more available to both her family and her patients.
Whittaker has awlays dreamed of creating a holistic center that
promotes natural treatment and wellness. 2004 marks the beginning
of this realized dream with the addition of a message therapist
and an acupuncturist, thus transforming her Chiropractic office
into a wellness center.
2004-2007 Dr. Gayle A. Whittaker Holistic Oasis :: (718) 544-8282