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Introducing Our Bridgeport Chiropractors

Dr. Paul Carpenter

Bridgeport Chiropractor, Dr. Victor Ribeiro

Dr. Paul Carpenter

Dr. Paul Carpenter has been providing chiropractic care to the residents of Bridgeport, Connecticut with his colleagues at Chiropractic Associates of Bridgeport since 1979. Dr. Carpenter has received a great deal of recognition from his chiropractic counterparts both locally and nationally in the nearly 40 years he has been practicing.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Rider University in 1974, Dr. Paul Carpenter attended the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York. His first stop after graduating from NYCC was in Bridgeport, and his love for the community has kept him there. Dr. Carpenter is constantly working to expand his knowledge on many topics relating to chiropractic care. He continues to take classes in sports injuries, workman compensation, headaches, personal injury, head and neck pain, lower back pain, and overall wellness. Dr. Carpenter holds a certificate in Whiplash Injuries from the Spine Institute of San Diego and is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Read more….


Dr. Noel Thompson

Bridgeport Chiropractor, Dr. Noel Thompson

Dr. Noel Thompson

One of the awards that Dr. Thompson is most proud of is his “Above & Beyond Certificate” for volunteering to providing chiropractic to the men and woman working at Ground Zero after the terrible 911 attack in New York. The award recognized him for “His selfless contribution of time and energy in our counties time of need “.

Dr. Thompson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from St. John University in New York. He is a 1997 graduate of National College of Chiropractic located in Lombard, IL. where he received the anatomy award for special excellence.

Since his graduation he has continued his education perfecting his skills in topics ranging from radiology, neurology, orthopedic procedures and disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine. He has also taken courses in disability evaluation and the rating of permanent impairment with regard to traumatic injury. Dr. Thompson has testified as an expert witness in Connecticut courts.

Dr. Thompson currently resides in CT with his wife, Gordana, and his three children. His hobbies include bike riding, walking, reading and playing chess.


Dr. Tricia Collins

Bridgeport Chiropractor, Dr. Tricia Collins

Dr. Tricia Collins

Dr. Collins is active in her profession serving as a seminar speaker and lecturing throughout CT. She has been practicing full time in Bridgeport for 20 years. Her professional affiliations include the CT Chiropractic Association and the CA Chiropractic Association. She has received post graduate training in the areas of women’s health, nutrition, sports injuries, personal injury and workers compensation.

She is 1990 graduate of the Southern California University of Health Sciences. She received her board certification as a chiropractic orthopedist in 2001. She has received post graduate training in the areas of women’s health, nutrition, sports injuries, personal injury and workers compensation.

Dr. Collins speaks fluent Spanish. She is a competitive athlete, currently participating in triathlons. She and her husband Robert reside in Easton with their son and daughter.


Dr. Victor M. Ribeiro

Bridgeport Chiropractor, Dr. Victor Ribeiro

Dr. Victor Ribeiro

Dr. Ribeiro graduated from Springfield College where he received a degree in Medical Rehabilitation and Disability studies. He knew he wanted to further his education in healthcare and pursued a career in Chiropractic. He attended New York Chiropractic College and graduated in 2006 with cum laude honors. Dr. Ribeiro returned to the Bridgeport area following his graduation to practice chiropractic. He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese, which he feels is important in a multicultural city like Bridgeport.

Dr. Ribeiro was first introduced to Chiropractic as a teenager when he suffered a debilitating shoulder injury. Only through chiropractic care was he able to return to all sporting activities. In the Bridgeport area, he volunteers at various health fairs and athletic events and also lectures at community events on health topics. His professional interests include sports related injuries, nutrition and other various neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. He is currently working towards an advanced degree in nutrition to further service his patients. Dr. Ribeiro feels that optimum health is reached through proper exercise, nutrition, and preventative healthcare.


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