Dr. Peter Duggan, DC

Dr. Peter Duggan, DC

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Dr. Peter Duggan, DC is a chiropractic provider who practices in New York, NY. He has been practicing for 20 years.Read his story

9 E 38th St Fl 9

New York, NY 10016

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Dr. Duggan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Duggan "Doctor Peter J. Duggan earned his Doctor of Chiropractic and BS from The National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois. He received his BA from SUNY Albany. Dr. Duggan enjoys working with professional athletes from: MLB, NBA, NFL, NASCAR, PGA as well as, Olympic and professional runners and Ironman triathletes. He focuses on the athlete's muscular and skeletal imbalances, correcting them to help optimize performance in competition. Dr. Duggan uses the very latest medical advances including Active Release Techniques & Graston Techniques to get his patients back to competition quickly. Dr. Duggan is an ART instructor and helps teach doctors and therapists from around the country the latest in soft tissue therapeutics. Many athletes recognize the competitive edge they receive from treatment and elect to continue with performance care, once their injury has resolved, to help them reach their athletic goals. Dr. Duggan has lectured extensively and made numerous TV appearances on sports and spinal injuries. He has presented at the NYU School of Medicine Comprehensive Spine Course as guest faculty. He has been appointed to the medical staff for The Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii; Medical Captain for The NYC Marathon and Manhattan Classic Gymnastic Competitions. Dr. Duggan recognizes there is always a higher level of fitness, strength and balance for EVERY athlete. He makes it his passion to help each athlete get there. In addition, Dr. Duggan enjoys participating in athletics of all sports and is an avid runner. AND!!! For those of you with neck pain and headaches caused by using computers and mobile devices all day – check out Dr. Duggan's Fox 5 interview on "Tech Neck" and headaches."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Duggan "Duke Chiropractic, Our philosophy: "You don't have to be an Olympic athlete to be treated like one". We specialize in non-surgical sports medicine and spinal disc injury repair. Simply, our patients enjoy staying fit, even while injured. We promote a fast recovery & quick return to physical activity thanks to Duke Chiropractic's expertise in the use of Active Release Technique (ART), Graston Technique (Instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation), Radial Shockwave therapy & Spinal decompression therapy (Herniated disc repair) as well as other innovative procedures. Fitness enthusiasts, marathoners, triathletes, pro athletes, personal trainers, coaches & top fitness instructors rely on Duke Chiropractic's physicians to help them improve and maintain performance. During our 20 years' experience we have developed relationships with experts in the medical field throughout the entire city in all major hospitals. When comprehensive medical interventions is necessary we utilize our relationships & quickly refer. Bottom line, Duke Chiropractic offers state-of-the-art treatments as safe, painless, drug-free alternatives to surgery. "


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  • Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Rehabilitation
  • Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Chiropractic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Chiropractic

Board Certifications

Dr. Duggan does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Sprain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Migraine
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries


  • Decompression
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University At Albany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • National University Of Health Sciences / National College Of Chiropractic
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • National University Of Health Sciences / National College Of Chiropractic
    Other Education | Completed 1998

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Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Duggan's Reviews

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Patient Comments (3)

in New York, NY |
Dr. Duggan has helped me through any number of sports (mostly running) tweaks and injuries over the years (legs, back, neck, ribs). He takes an approach that considers the whole, looking at the cause rather than merely treating the effect. It's no wonder he works with such top level athletes...more
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in New York, NY |
I don't think you could get better care and expertise than you get with Dr. Duggan. He takes time to listen to the smaller things, not just the main problem that you come in with, and he fine-tunes his treatment accordingly. He's also one of those people who just "have the hands": he identified the...more
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New York, NY |
Dr. Duggan is tops. He just wants common sense and logic to prevail.
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