STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — The New Jersey Chiropractic Council on Sports Injury and Rehabilitation presented its “Chiropractor of the Year” award to Dr. Victor Dolan, the Curtis High School Football Team Chiropractor, NYPD Finest Football Team Chiropractor and S.I. Sports Hall of Fame Unsung Hero.

The NJCCSIR presentation was made at the Conference Center, Days Inn Hotel, East Brunswick, N.J., on Dec. 1. The award recognizes the recipients dedication and service to the athletic community.

Dr. Dolan has been an active healthcare participant in the  New York and New Jersey area sports event arena.

From local events such as PSAL High School football (Warrior Football Chiropractor), bringing Ambulance coverage to all S.I.H.S. Varsity games (Friends of Staten Island High School Football), to international events from Mexico to Italy to Ireland, from working with the USA Olympic Team to staffing the Pan American Games, Caribbean American Games, the World Sport Games, or local Tae Kwon Do, wrestling, fencing or PBA bowling; Dr. Dolan has helped athletes prevent injury and improve performance for three decades.

A Staten Island native and a Monsignor Farrell High School, College of Staten Island, and Wagner College grad, Dr. Dolan completed his Chiropractic Doctorate at Palmer Chiropractic University, Davenport Iowa. [Dr. Dolan received an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from CSI].

He currently resides and practices in the Grasmere community of Staten Island.

This article by Carol Ann Benanti was first published Dec. 7, 2016 on  It is reprinted here with permission.