Dr. Rudy Heiser

Dr. Rudy Heiser

Office Information

Seminole Campus
UP 337
Adjunct Faculty


Rudy N. Heiser is a chiropractic radiologist, educator and author. Dr. Heiser moved to Tampa Bay in 2010 to take a position as assistant professor teaching radiology and clinical practice at the National University of Health Sciences in St. Petersburg, Florida, and is also an adjunct faculty member at St. Petersburg College teaching anatomy to pre-professional students.

In addition, Dr. Heiser is an associate radiologist at Diagnostic Imaging Consultants of St. Petersburg, Florida. He is also a frequent post-graduate speaker at Florida Chiropractic Association conventions providing lectures on common, as well as unsuspected, neuromusculoskeletal conditions and their radiographic as well as clinical manifestations.

Dr. Heiser graduated salutatorian at NUHS in 2004 and practiced at a multi-disciplinary clinic in North Carolina for several years until entering into the radiology residency and masters program at NUHS in 2007. He has had extensive post-graduate training with renowned radiologists including Drs. W. Bogar, S. Pomeranz,  L. Rowe, D. Skogsbergh, D. Stoller, J. Taylor, and T. Yochum.

Curriculum Vitae - Rudy N. Heiser, DC, MS, DACBR

• Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging (MS) - Summa Cum Laude
National University of Health Sciences (NUHS)
             Lombard, Illinois
August 17th, 2010

• Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) - Cum Laude & Salutatorian
National University of Health Sciences
               Lombard, Illinois
December 11th, 2004 

• Honors Bachelor of Science (HBSc) - Major Zoology & Minor Genetics
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
08/1996 – 05/2001

• Board Certified Radiologist
American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (ACBR)
August 7th, 2010

Residency Training
• Diagnostic Imaging (3-year residency)
National University of Health Sciences
             Lombard, Illinois
09/2007 – 08/2010

Professional Licensure
• Florida 09/10 - present

Professional Experience
• Board Certified Radiologist
Diagnostic Imaging Consultants
December 2011 - present

• Assistant Professor - Radiology/Clinical Practice
National University of Health Sciences - Florida
September 2010 – present

• Adjunct Instructor - Anatomy
St. Petersburg College – Florida
Fall 2011 - present

• Diagnostic Imaging Resident
National University of Health Sciences
September 2007 - August 2010

• Associate Chiropractic Physician- Dynamic Health Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
February 2005 - 2007       

• Heiser R, Bogar, W, Cambron J & Fergus M. Thymic follicular hyperplasia presenting as a large mediastinal mass in a 42-year-old woman.  Clinical Pulmonary Medicine.  July 2009: Volume 16 (4): 229-231.
• Grieve TJ, Cramer GD, Cantu JA, McKinnis RA, Heiser R, Bogar W, Miley H. Reliability of Grading Zygapophyseal (Z) Joint Degeneration from MRIs of Subjects with Acute Low Back Pain. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. April 18-22, 2009. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Professional Memberships
• American Roentgen Ray Society/American College of Radiology - 09/07-present
• American Chiropractic College of Radiology- 2010- present
• ACA Council for Diagnostic Imaging - 05/08-present
• American Chiropractic Association - 12/04-present
• Florida Chiropractic Association - 09/10-present
• Board Member, Pinellas County Chiropractic Society – 06/11-present

Honors & Awards
• American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR) WAG Award Winner- 2015, 2012, 2011


Office Schedule


Tutoring Availability


Classroom Schedule

Classes shown below are for the current term: Fall Term 2016 (0520)

BSC 2085   #2255
SE UP324
7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

Subjects Taught

Biological Sciences

Course Info

= Rudy Heiser has added information specific to this course. (syllabus, video, class meeting times, etc.)

Fall Term 2016 arrow 0520
  BSC 2085L   Human Anatomy & Physiol Lab I 0821ECOnline8/15/1612/09/16
  BSC 2085   Human Anatomy & Physiology I 2255SEFace-to-Face8/15/1612/09/16
  BSC 2086   Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3523ECOnline8/15/1612/09/16
Summer Term 2016 arrow 0515
  BSC 2085L   Human Anatomy & Physiol Lab I 0686SEFace-to-Face5/16/167/22/16
  BSC 2086   Human Anatomy & Physiology II 0745ECOnline5/16/167/22/16