Dr. Joseph A. Debé graduated from the Southern California University of Health Sciences in 1986. He is a Chiropractor with Board Certification in Nutrition (Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition). He is a licensed Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist and a Certified Gluten Practitioner. Dr. Debé has been involved with weight training and exercise for more than 30 years and is a former competitive weight lifter. He has treated national and world champion athletes. Dr. Debé is the author of THE ULTIMATE CREATINE HANDBOOK: The Safe Alternative for Healthy Muscle Building. Dr. Debé has also written 50 articles on health, wellness and personalized nutrition, which are available on his website. Dr. Debé uses a holistic approach to health which integrates the biochemical, structural, and mental-emotional aspects of the individual. Dr. Debé utilizes a variety of natural treatment modalities including clinical nutrition, metabolic detoxification, stress reduction, and personalized exercise programs, in addition to personalized health education. Dr. Debé not only treats individuals suffering with poor health but also offers disease prevention/health promotion and healthy aging programs. Dr. Debé utilizes a vast array of special functional medicine laboratory tests to help uncover the underlying causes of health challenges. These include tests for nutrient status, toxins, digestive function, hormone levels, food allergies, blood sugar metabolism, parasites, and much more. Each individual gets a personalized program designed specifically to help him/her achieve peak metabolic performance and optimal health. Dr. Debé is available for telephone and internet consultations for those unable to attend the office in person.
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Welcome to an unprecedented opportunity to achieve optimal wellness! Cutting-edge science is revealing the underlying mechanisms of disease and "un-wellness." There are many potential health outcomes locked within our genes. What is critical is to personalize the diet, lifestyle and environment for the individual in order to turn on the health-promoting genes, while silencing the other genes.
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Dr. Debe does not have any board certifications listed.
Why It Matters: Dr. Debe's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Adrenal Gland Hyperfunction
Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Head and Neck Conditions
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lower Back Injuries
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Intracellular Nutrition Analysis
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition Support for Cancer Patients
Weight Loss Management
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Education data for Dr. Debe is unavailable at this time.
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Debe has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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