He has been in Family Practice since 1984 after leaving the USAF. In 1997, his son was diagnosed with autism and since then he has redirected his efforts to autism research and treatments. He is co-founder of the International Child Development Resource Center where he treats children from around the world. The center has two full-time physicians, several research assistants, behavior therapists and a consulting staff in clinical psychology.
Dr. Bradstreet has presented his research findings at conferences around the globe and has affiliations for research with Tulane, Washington University, St. Louis, Utah State University, University of Arizona, McGill University, University of Cambridge, Boston University, and University of Copenhagen. He has advised Congress and the National Academies of Sciences – The Institute of Medicine on his findings, and has numerous papers in the process of publication. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Bradstreet and his wife live in Palm Bay, Florida with their two children.