Sam Colarusso

Dr. Colarusso began his undergraduate studies at California State University at Fullerton, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences, graduating with Honors in 1994.  Dr. Colarusso returned to his hometown of Las Vegas in 1995 to start his private practice.  In addition to providing quality and compassionate health care for over 20 years, Dr. Colarusso also serves Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as their medical consultant, ensuring every client is receiving the correct and proper treatment for their injuries in order to obtain the best and quickest recovery possible.

Dr. Colarusso has received additional training and certifications.  He was appointed by the State of Nevada as a Designated Rating Physician for the Department of Industrial Relations, performing close to a thousand Independent Medical Examinations and Permanent Partial Disability Evaluations (PPDs) for injured workers.  He is also a Certified Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.  Dr. Colarusso is Board Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME), 1998, Board Certified and Licensed by the Nevada Chiropractic Physicians Board, 1995, and Board Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 1994.  Professional memberships include Member of the American Chiropractic Association, Member of Nevada Chiropractic Association, Member of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, and Member of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.

Dr. Colarusso was a high school and collegiate All-American in baseball and was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies.  Dr. Colarusso has continued his passion for baseball by coaching youth sports for the past 15 years.  On any given weekend you may see him on the baseball field teaching and coaching the game he loves.  Dr. Colarusso also enjoys fishing and cycling.

Dr. Colarusso’s personal life includes his “Vegas Born” wife, Teresa, a special education teacher in the Clark County School District.  They have four children, Hannah, Sammy, Dominic, and Giana.  Their family maintains an extremely active lifestyle with sports and the outdoors.  He and his family travel throughout the United States to various National Parks to hike and seek adventure.