HealthQuest with Dr. David Kolbaba

Dr David Kolbaba
  • Clinic Director: Dr. David C. Kolbaba & Associates
  • 606 West Main Street
  • West Dundee, IL 60118
  • Office: 847-428-8850
  • Fax: 847-428-8887
  • E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Professional Overview

I am dedicated to the sharing of natural healing principles and remedies relating to conservative Chiropractic care, and all of its branches and specialties. Integrative approaches along with a functional medicine background allow for a diversity of patient needs successfully treated. My first and foremost passion is to help bring out our personal health strengths while improving our longevity factors, insuring the highest quality of life through better health and lifestyle changes.

I am founder and show host of HealthQuest Radio, Chicago’s longest running health news and science show, which is unique in the presentation of natural therapies, nutrition and functional integrated health care.

Nutritional Companies used by my practice include Metagenics, OrthoMolecular Products, Premier Research Labs and others who adhere to strict standards of quality.

Professional Societies

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Illinois Chiropractic Society
  • American Chiropractic Association Council on Nutrition
  • International & American Association of Clinical Nutrition
  • Health Coach International
  • International College of Applied Kinesiology

Our Clinic provides the following services to compliment our chiropractic care:

  • Functional Medicine
  • Health Coaching
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Treatment of Addictions
  • Family Health Care
  • Analysis and Testing
  • Acupuncture


  • Natural Healthcare Practitioner
  • Chiropractic Physician
  • Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (DABCN) (DCBCN)
  • Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist/Health Coach
  • Board Certified Addiction Professional
  • Board Certified Acupuncturist
  • Author

Present Positions

  • Clinic Director, Dr. David C. Kolbaba & Associates - 1983-current
  • Radio Show Host and Founder, HealthQuest Radio Chicago - AM560 The Answer

  • Education
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois. 1977-1982
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois. 1980
  • Pre-Med and Biology Major, College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. 1976-1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, Photographic Sciences, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. 1977
  • Law Enforcement Certified Program, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 1974-1976, Wyoming State Highway Patrol
  • Undergraduate Education, Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois 1969-1971

Post Graduate Training

  • Clinical Residency Program, American College of Addictionology as an Addiction Professional & Compulsive Disorders, Miami, Florida. 2009 - Currently completing
  • Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) IAACN Examination - November, 1996
  • Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (DCBCN) - September 2009
  • Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Nutrition (DABCN) - December 1996
  • Certified Addiction Professional, American College of Addictionology & Compulsive Disorders, Miami, Florida. 1995-1996
  • Acupuncture, National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois. 1995-1996
  • Health Coach, Health Coach International, Nutritional Modules, Hamburg, Ontario, Canada. 1993-1995


  • Pilot Performance: Turning It Up a Notch - EAA AirVenture 2007, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Food For Thought: Food for Flying - EAA AirVenture 2008, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Fit for the Cockpit: Pilot Performance - EAA AirVenture 2009, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Books & Articles

  • Fit for the Cockpit, A Basic Reference Guide to Healthy Flying, 2008
  • HealthKeepers Magazine Featured: “Someone You Should Know”, November 2009

Personal Interests

Private Pilot, Music, Hockey, Walking, Hiking, Reading, Bicycling, Cooking, NFL Films.

As a privately licensed pilot, I thoroughly enjoy owning and flying my tailwheel Maule M-7. Flight experience includes float plane and ultralight aircraft certification. Motorcycles have been a family passion for three generations and I enjoy traveling on my Harley Davidson. I have raised 6 children and enjoy adventure travels with my wife, Beverly.


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