“Dr. Kornfeld is an ethical practitioner in his specialty. I have known him for many years and we have comanaged many patients with low back pain. Dr. Kornfeld’s patients are grateful for his care. He uses neuroimaging judiciousally, makes appropriate referrals and carries out clinical care in an ethical manner. I recommend him to you.”

David A. Roth, M.D.
  Pioneer in microdisscectomy (minimally invasive spine surgery)

Joseph E. Kornfeld

Joseph E. Kornfeld, D.C., D.A.B.C.N. Dr. Kornfeld has 29 years of experience in patient care. From that he has learned that health care is a team effort involving the patient and doctor in order to reach optimal results.


Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Neurology (D.A.B.C.N.), 1993 (300 hrs)
Extensive postgraduate education in radiology, biomechanics, sports injuries and traumatic injuries
Certificate in “Diagnosis, Treatment and Chiropractic Rehabilitation of Common Spinal Disorders” (100 hrs)
Life Chiropractic College, Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), 1983


  • Massachusetts Chiropractic Society (MCS)
  • President of MCS 2009-2011
  • MCS Board of Directors 1999-2003
  • MCS External Vice President 2003 – 2007
  • MCS Public Information and Education V. P 2007- 2009
  • North Shore Chiropractic Society (NSCS)
  • NSCS President 1997-1999
  • MCS “Local Society President of the Year” 1999
  • MCS “Chiropractor of the Year” 2011
  • American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • Mass. Delegate to North East Chiropractic Council 2004 to present
  • American Back Society


  • “New Government Guidelines on the Evaluation and Treatment of Low Back Pain”
  • Annual Sports Symposium of the American Medical Athletic Association 1994
  • “Chiropractic Management of Multiple Sclerosis” Massachusetts MS Society 1999
  • “Integrating MRI and Neurological Findings” MCS Annual Convention 1999
  • “Reducing Spinal Stress in the Workplace” Yankee Dental Convention 2000


  • “Customized Back Safety Clinic” United Airlines safety training program for Flight Attendants (2002), Ramp Workers (2003) and for Mechanics (2004)
  • Selected as volunteer Chiropractor for various sporting events including:
  • Boston Marathon 1988 to 2012
  • Boston International Karate Tournament 2003
  • Metropolitan Athletic Congress (MAC) Track and Field Championship 1987
  • Mighty Hampton Triathlon 1987

If you have any questions about Dr. Kornfeld, or would like to learn more about chiropractic care, please call us at 781-599-3500 today!