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Elizabeth City Chiropractor | Elizabeth City chiropractic care | NC | Meet the Doctors

Albemarle Chiropractic Offices, PA


Meet the Doctors

Dr. Stephen Van Giesen


Dr. Van Giesen was born into a military family and grew up living throughout the United States and Europe.

He has lived and practiced in Elizabeth City for the past 32 years and has successfully treated over 5000 local and not so local residents.

Over the years he has developed an excellent and trusted reputation working with our local medical community.

He has been voted “Elizabeth City’s Best Chiropractor” for 10 years.

Paul Harris Fellow- Rotary

Dr. Van Giesen enjoys travel, hiking vacations, cooking, reading and listening to music especially “The Blues”.

He enjoys long-distance running and has completed 10 marathons.

The outdoors, nature and wilderness survival are special interests of his and he is a graduate of 2 Outward Bound survival schools.



  • Michigan Technological University—Where he studied forestry and wildlife management.
  • Santa Fe Community College—Associate of Arts.
  • University of Florida—Research work developing an aflatoxin fungicide for Monsanto.
  • Life Chiropractic College, Atlanta Georgia-Graduated Cum laude.
  • Fellow of the international Academy Of Clinical Acupuncture. As part of this certification he spent time studying In Beijing and Hong Kong.
  • Extensive post graduate education in orthopedics and rehabilitation.
  • Certified back safety instructor for the Red Cross.
  • Member of the American Chiropractic Association.
  • A past vice president of North Carolina Chiropractic Association eastern district.



Dr. James Cranford Jr.

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Elizabeth City Chiropractor | Meet the Doctors. Dr. Stephen Van Giesen is a Elizabeth City Chiropractor.