About Dr. Joe A. Cantu:

Dr. Cantu has been practicing as a board certified chiropractic radiologist and chiropractic physician for 20 years. He graduated from National University of Health Sciences with a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1993, and went on to complete a Residency in Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging.  He completed his Residency and became board certified as a Dipolomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology in 1997.  He was a member for 20 years of the research team at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL, researching the effects of spinal manipulation on low back pain. He also has designed and taught an X-ray Technologist Certification Course for the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association.    

What doctors are saying about Expert Radiology...

 "Expert Radiology helps me rule-out subtle areas of pathology. From a liability standpoint, it's nice to have someone be my extra set of eyes.  Certainly, I feel that my time is valuable and better spent treating patients than worrying if I caught everything on the film. And of course the turnaround time is excellent."
Dr. Kevin Russeau


  • Doctor of Chiropractic (August, 1993) 
  • Illinois Licensure (September, 1993)
  • Virginia Licensure (April, 2001)


  • Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology 1997-Present
  • Certified in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography 1997-Present


  • Chiropractic School: National University of Health Sciences (Lombard, IL)
  • Internship: National College of Chiropractic Patient Center (Lombard, IL)
  • Residency: National Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education (Lombard, IL)
  • Fellowship: National University of Health Sciences - Research Department (Lombard, IL)


  • Virginia Chiropractic Association's 2007-2008 Chiropractor of the Year
  • Rotary International
Paul Harris Fellow 2008
  • National-Lincoln School of Post-Graduate Education
Kenneth E. Yochum Scholarship Excellence in Radiology 
  • National College of Chiropractic
Dean's List 

Memberships & Associations:

  • Martha Jefferson Hospital - Physician Hospital Organization, Inc.
  • Virginia Chiropractic Association:
Member 2001-Present
Secretary 2007-2009
  • Charlottesville Rotary Club
Member 2005-Present
Officer: President 2010 - 2011
Officer: President Elect 2009 - 2010
Officer: Secretary 2008 - 2009 
Officer: Treasurer 2006 - 2008
  • University of Virginia's Institutional Review Board for Health Sciences Research 2006-2009

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Joe A. Cantu, D.C., D.A.C.B.R.
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Charlottesville, VA  22901
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