​Donald K. Liebell, DC, BCAO

477 Viking Drive Suite 170

Virginia Beach VA 23452 
8:30AM - 6:30PM M,W,F 

(By Appointment Tu, Sat) 


The Liebell Clinic: Chronic Pain & Wellness Solutions

Natural & holistic, whole-person, wellness-based Healthcare - Drug-Free & Non-Surgical Pain Relief


Medical Diagnostic Imaging Advisory Board

Charles Hecht-Leavitt, M.D., A.S.N.R. 

Dr. Hecht-Leavitt is the Medical Director of MRI-CT Diagnostics.  He is a neuroradiologist who has practiced radiology in Hampton Roads since 1987. A native of Norfolk, he received his bachelor's degree from Yale University and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Hecht-Leavitt completed his radiology residency at Boston University Medical Center and his fellowship in neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Hecht-Leavitt, along with his colleague, Dr. Carol Ashman, provide me with conventional medical interpretation of all pertinent x-rays, MRI, and CT-scans for all of my patients.

Andres H. Torop, M.D., Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging, specializes in musculoskeletal radiology and sports medicine imaging. After receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he received his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital and his fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. 

Carl Bundschuh, M.D., A.S.N.R., holds a certificate of advanced qualifications in Neuroradiology. After attending University at Buffalo for an undergraduate degree in chemistry, he received his MD there. Following a Diagnostic Radiology residency he completed a 2 year Neuroradiology fellowship at Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals of Cleveland.  Dr Bundschuh has published primarily in spine imaging.

Dr. Roy W. Sweat, D.C., B.C.A.O.

Dr. Sweat is the inventor of the Atlas Orthogonal procedure and chiropractic adjusting instrument.  His support has been instrumental in me helping all the people I've helped throughout my career as an upper cervical specialist.

Liebell Clinic Medical Advisory Board

Although I provide all of the examination and treatment at the Liebell Clinic, your care is based upon the expertise of many elite professionals.  I have assembled an extraordinary team of medical professionals - my mentors, who are each tops in heir fields of expertise.  These doctors form my Medical Advisory Board.  These are specialists from various medical disciplines, whose advice and expertise I have access to on a regular basis. 

     - Dr. Donald Liebell

 Nader Soliman, M.D.

    My mentor and chief consultant in acupuncture and complex homeoapthy is Dr. Nader Soliman.  He is the director of the Integrated Pain Management Center and the Alternative Medicine Center in Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Soliman is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Medical Acupuncture.  I have been personally trained by Dr. Soliman through his Alternative Medicine Seminars program.

   A researcher and medically published author, Dr. Soliman has served as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain management at the George Washington University Medical Center.  He received his acupuncture training at UCLA, and has served as the President of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (2003-2005).  Dr. Soliman has studied complex homeopathy under some of the top teachers in the world, and has in turn, taught me.  He is the author of the world's finest professional teaching textbooks on the subjects of Auricular Therapy and 3-Phase Hand Acupuncture.  He is the recognized world authority on the bio-energetic testing method, Auricular Medicine, as originally developed by the late Paul Nogier, M.D.

   I am eternally grateful to Dr. Soliman's ongoing support, endless knowledge and skill, and his willingness to share his wisdom with me at all times.  My patients can appreciate that I have Dr. Soliman in their corner, as an extension of being under my care.

Richard C. Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH,

Colonel, USAF (Ret.), MC, FS

   Dr. Niemztow serves as Alternative and Complementary Medicine Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General Acupuncture Clinic.  Although a traditionally trained radiation oncologist, Dr. Niemztow came to realize the amazing benefits of acupuncture, and thus pursued expertise in such.  He became the first full-time acupuncturist for the United States Armed Forces.

   My patients and I are very grateful for his continued support and accessibility.  He has personally taught me many specialized acupuncture protocols, including his treatment for chronic dry mouth, dry eyes, and hot flashes. 

   Dr. Niemtzow runs the acupuncture clinic at the Malcom Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.  He has also served as the President of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Medical Acupuncture.  Dr. Niemztow is also the Senior Editor of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.  He is a member of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine-National Institutes of Health.