Doctor of Chiropractic: Private Practice (01/1989–Present)

General chiropractic practitioner specializing in neurological and orthopedic evaluations and treatment with an emphasis on pain management. Family practice, personal injury and worker’s compensation, utilizing all forms of physical therapy.



Chiropractic Consultant; Claim/Utilization Review:

Dept. Health & Human Services/U.S. Office Inspector General, Transamerica/ NHIC

(Medicare), CMRI, CorVel, Intracorp, Kaiser, Genex, Blue Cross, etc.: Various dates

Chiropractic advisor for chiropractic Medicare claims, national and local medical review policies. Expert witness and written prospective and retrospective evaluations of chiropractic treatments and case management for personal injury liability, group health and workers’ compensation cases. Evaluations include reasonableness and necessity of care, duration and cost.

Lecturer, State Associations – Nevada, Louisiana; Past Assistant Professor: Los Angeles College of Chiropractic; Past Adjunct Postgraduate Faculty: Palmer College of Chiropractic West and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College: Various dates

Responsible for lectures of anatomy, physiology, neurology, orthopedics and practical demonstrations of chiropractic adjustive techniques for continuing education classes.

Expert Consultant/Examiner: (05/1995–Present)

National Board (NBCE) and California Board of Chiropractic Examiners (BCE)

Examiner for the national chiropractic licensing examinations. Subject expert in Chiropractic Neurology, Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA), Law and Ethics and prior examiner for the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Director Santa Monica Society:

California Chiropractic Association

06/1995–05/2002; 06/2012–2015: Member of the State Board of Directors. Responsible for representation at state meetings, local meetings, seminars and organization of the local society. Alternate Director and Treasurer 06/2002–05/2012.

Chair, Insurance and Industrial Relations Department:

California Chiropractic Association

06/1997–05/1998; 06/2000–05/2001: Responsible with overseeing all insurance reimbursement related activities concerning the managed care, Medicare, Medi-Cal, industrial relations and personal injury committees; reviewed and commented on proposed legislation and promoted the chiropractic profession within the insurance industry. 05/1995–05/2001: Member, Long Range Planning and Southern California Medicare Advisory committees, I.M.C. Regulations, Personal Injury and Ways & Means committees.

Deputy Chair, Governmental Affairs Department:

California Chiropractic Association

06/1998–05/2000: Responsible with implementation and support of the Association’s legislative programs. Received and rendered recommendations on legislative matters and policies of the Association.



Cedars Sinai Medical Center: I.D. No. 8208

Allied Medical Staff, 09/1999–08/2007

S & B Surgery Centers

Allied Medical Staff, 12/2002–08/2007



Certified, Manipulation Under Anesthesia

National University, 11/2002

Certified, Traffic Accident Reconstructionist

University of California, Riverside, 12/1998

American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists

Board Eligible, 02/1997

American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology

Diplomate, No. 23, 11/1992

Qualified Medical Examiner, No. 915957

State of California, 10/1992

American Academy of Pain Management

Diplomate, No. 5072, 03/1992

Certified Disability Evaluator

State of California, 10/1991



California State Board of Chiropractic

Examiners, License No. 20119, 10/1990

Los Angeles College of Chiropractic

Doctorate of Chiropractic, 12/1988

Los Angeles College of Chiropractic

Bachelors of Science, Biology, 08/1988

University of California at Los Angeles

Bachelors of Arts, Psychology, 06/1985



California Chiropractic Association

2003: Distinguished Service Award


Additional Info

Services Offered:Independent Medical Examinations / Evaluations, Records Review, Expert Witness


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