Dr. Pete was born and raised in New York City. Before going to chiropractic school at Life College of Chiropractic in Georgia, he was a student athlete at Brandeis University, where he played varsity tennis for four years and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics.
During his time in chiropractic school, Dr. Pete was mentored by a chiropractor who himself had been a student of the the legendary healer, Dr. Thurman Fleet. After training with this mentor, Dr. Pete refined what he'd been taught, and developed his own Zone Technique.