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Robert Lee Gear Jr., N.M.D., D.C.
Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.

3543 North 7th Street   Phoenix, Arizona  85014
O.  602-263-8484    F.  602-263-3697


www.Comprehensive.ws

As of 6-2-2014

Education 

1976-1979              Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

National College of Naturopathic Medicine.  Portland, Oregon 

1966-1969              Pre-medical undergraduate studies

Phoenix College.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1960-1963              Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine

National College of Chiropractic.  Chicago, Illinois 

Professional Licenses 

1964 - present        Physicians License to practice Naturopathic Medicine in the State of Arizona #64-191 

1964 - present        Doctor of Chiropractic License #554 

Certifications 

2006                       Certified in Biomechanics of Low-Speed Impacts: Injury Mechanics, University of California, Riverside University Extension 

1993 and 2006        Certified and Re-Certified in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma

                              Life Chiropractic College West Hayward, California and the

International Chiropractic Association.  Arlington, Virginia 

1996-Present          Certified in Family Medicine and Minor Surgery

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona  

1998                       Board Eligible

Naturopathic Medical College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 1993                       Certified to Dispense Medication by the Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board -                               certificate #64-191d 

1989                                    Certified in Cranial-Sacral Diagnosis and Treatment

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.  Pomona, California 

1966                       Certified in Non Invasive Surgical Orthopedics

Post-Graduate Division of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences Glendale, Calif. 

Continuing Medical Education 

1964 - Present        Continuing Medical Education (CME) through participation in Scientific, Medical, and Surgical Associations, Drug and Nutrition Company, Medical School, College, and Graduate Medical Education Institution Seminars, conferences, and programs to maintain awareness of advancements in clinical medicine and surgery, average of 100+ hours per year since 1964. 

Professional Experience

2014 – continuing    Associated with Envita Medical Centers for evaluation and treatment of chronic Lyme disease, and cancer support therapy;  Scottsdale, Arizona 

2011 – Present       Payson Health and Wellness Center, Manipulative Medicine 

2010 - Present        Associated with Brent J. Gear, DO, Board Certified in Emergency

Medicine, specializing in accident/injury and Bariatric medicine at

Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona. 

2008-2009              Featured on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) Television Shows sixteen international - Doctor to Doctor, Three State of Arizona - Joy in Our Town, and one State of Arizona - Praise the Lord 

2008                       Presented a Two Week Workshop on Manipulative Surgery to the physicians and therapists at King Faisal Specialist Hospital Research Department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on invitation of Prince  Salman Center for Disability Research, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in association with Lt. Coronel Dr. Robert L. Gear III, D.O. 

2007 – Present       Associated with Orville R. Weyrich Jr., PhD (Organic Chemistry), NMD, practice of general medicine with emphasis on ecological causations at Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.

2003 - Present        Authorized to conduct Clinical Preceptorship Program by the State

of Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners 

1998-Present          Associated with Robert L. Gear III, DO, who specializes in Hospital Emergency Department Medicine and Surgery, is Board Certified in Family Practice of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, at

Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.  Phoenix, Arizona

Dr. Gear's Neck and Back Clinic.  Phoenix, Arizona

Scoliosis Treatment Center of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona 

1995 &                    Clinical Professor of Naturopathic Medicine

2002-Present          Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences,

                              Tempe, Arizona 

1988-89 &               Associated with Rick Shacket DO,

2004-Present          Board Certified in Proctology and Family Practice,

Proctology Associates and Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1996-Present          Practice of Family Medicine and Surgery as a naturopathic physician and surgeon

 1964-1996              Practice of General Medicine as a naturopathic physician

 1999-2000                             Instructor of manipulative medicine, medical jurisprudence, botanical pharmaceuticals, clinical examination, clinical diagnosis and integrative medical diagnosis.
American University of Integrative Medicine.  Phoenix, Arizona. 

1997-1998              Adjunct Clinical Professor of Jurisprudence and Physical Medicine

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences.  Tempe, Arizona

 1968-1969                   Associated with Don Battersby D.C., N.M.D.

Phoenix, Arizona

 1966-1967             Industrial Injury Physician

                              Accident and Industrial Injury Clinic.  Phoenix, Arizona. 

1964-1974              Associated with Robert L. Gear Sr. D.C., N.M.D. (Father), and Sara V. Gear D.C., N.M.D. Gear Clinic.  Phoenix, Arizona.

 Professional Affiliations 

2014                       Appointed; Assembly Representative for Arizona
                              For the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), May, 2014         

 Wed, May 28, 2014
Dear Dr. Gear,

     I want to thank you for serving as the Assembly Representative for Arizona and add a personal note to the stream of communications on this important annual event.  As a member of the ICA’s Representative Assembly, you have a vital role to play in the governance and direction of the ICA.  Your perspective and input are essential to keep the ICA moving forward in a responsible, principled direction, and your thoughts on membership services, and issues, are also vital as we work to enhance what we can do for each member, worldwide.

Yours in Service, 

Lorenzo E. Marchese, Jr., DC, FICA
Representative Assembly Chairman
http://www.chiropractic.org/
 

2012                       Board Member Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Appointed by Gov. Brewer. 

2009                       Board Member State of Arizona Board of Acupuncture Examiners

Appointed by Governor Janice K. Brewer for a 3 year term

Appointed for a second term in 2012 

2006                       Honored Lifetime Member, International Chiropractic Association

 2006                       Member Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences, International Chiropractic Association

 2003                       Preceptor for the Preceptorship Program of Family Medicine approved by Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona, Comprehensive Health Services.  Phoenix, Arizona

 2000                       Awarded Lifetime Membership Status in the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association  

1985-Present          Member at various times of

                              American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.  Washington DC 

1979-Present          President, Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.  Phoenix, Arizona

 1970-Present          President, Gear Clinic, Ltd.  Phoenix, Arizona

 1964-Present          Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association.  Phoenix, Arizona

Past Board of Directors Member

                                        Past Legislative Committee Chairman

                                        Past Peer Review Committee Chairman

                                        Past President

                                        Honored as a Life Member

                                        Past Standards of Practice Committee Chairman

                                        Past Ethics Committee Chairman

 2002 – 2004            Rules Committee Chairman

Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association.  Phoenix, Arizona

 2002 - 2004            Industrial Commission of Arizona Liaison Committee Chairman

Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1999-2002              Member American Board of Naturopathic Medical Specialties.   

2001                                    Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors

American University of Integrative Medicine.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1997-1998              Internship Teaching Clinic designated by Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences.  Tempe, Arizona

Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1998                                    Chief Medical Officer

American University of Integrative Medicine

University Medical Center - Teaching Clinic

American University of Integrative Medicine.  Phoenix, Arizona

 

1998-1999              Chairman of the Board of Directors

American Board of Naturopathic Medical Specialties.  Glendale, Arizona

 1998                                    Founder

          American University of Integrative Medicine.  Glendale, Arizona

 1997-1998              Chairman

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona

 1993-1998              Board Member

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Appointed by Governor Fife Symington 

1995                                    Vice Chairman

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1995                        Diplomat in Family Medicine and Minor Surgery

American Board of Naturopathic Medical Specialties, College of Family Medicine and Minor Surgery.  Glendale, Arizona 

1994                        Vice Chairman

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1989                       Awarded - Physician of the Year by the Arizona Naturopathic

Medical Association 

1982                       Vice Chairman

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1980                        Vice Chairman

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners, State of Arizona.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1980-1982              Board Member

Naturopathic Physicians Board of Medical Examiners,

State of Arizona. 

Appointed by Governor Bruce Babbitt 

1966-1970                 Member

Arizona Chiropractic Orthopedic Society.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1964-1970                   Held various offices and chairmanships of several committees

Arizona Chiropractic Association.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1967-1969                   Associate Member

International College of Applied Nutrition.   

1966-1968                   Arizona State Delegate

          American Chiropractic Association.  Washington DC 

Civic and Service Affiliations 

2010 - 2012            Southwest Prostate Cancer Foundation –

Board of Directors - Member

Men’s Health Talk Radio Program - Co-Presenter 

2009                       Treat The Children - non-profit organization – Founder/President 

2006                       Candidate for the State of Arizona House of Representatives LD15 

1991-1992              Comprehensive Health Services’ Free Children's Clinic

                              Catholic Church.  Buckeye, Arizona 

1990-1991              Comprehensive Health Services’ Free Children's Clinic

3HO Yoga Ashram.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1978-1995              Scouter: Boy Scouts of America, Troop 441.  Scottsdale, Arizona

 

1966-1985              Member; Elks Lodge #335.  Phoenix, Arizona

 

1981                        President; Phoenix Children's Theater.  Phoenix, Arizona

 

1980                       Board Member; Phoenix Children's Theater.  Phoenix, Arizona 

1966-1967              Member; Toastmasters International,  Glendale, Arizona

 

1964-1970              Member of Rodeo Parade Committee; Jr. Chamber of Commerce. Phx, AZ

 

1964-1966              Member; Junior Chamber of Commerce.  Phoenix, Arizona 

 

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