Philip Santiago DC, DACBSP

Chairman

Dr Santiago (New York Chiropractic College, 1978), who practices in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, is currently the FICS Secretary-General and has received many honors for extensive voluntary work in his community and for the chiropractic profession. One of his passions is piloting Angel Flight missions for children who require specialized health care that is not available in their local area.

A member of the USOC medical team at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, Phil served on the USOC Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for 17 years. He has been a leader in the development of sports chiropractic education in the USA and then internationally for the past 30 years, serving as Chairman, Department of Sports Medicine, NYCC, since 1981.

He was an All American collegiate and a professional soccer player, winning the League Championship his final year while playing for New York. Since 2000 he has been Medical Director for the New York Sharks women’s professional soccer team. Philip serves as Chairman of the FICS Foundation.