About the Doc
The Doc brings impeccable qualifications to the clinic. He is the son of a Chiropractor and was raised with Chiropractic philosophy. He has never had a vaccination or taken an antibiotic. A native San Diegan, he attended undergraduate studies at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and San Diego State University (SDSU). He then attended Life Chiropractic College West in the San Francisco Bay area. During his 4 years there, he earned top honors and received the college's highest award the Clinical Excellence Citation. He also broke all of the school's clinic records while helping to teach during his last two years at the college.
In 1984, the Doc started his chiropractic clinic in Encinitas, California, which grew over the years to become the largest clinic in the area. He has addressed seminars and conventions all over the United States on computerized diagnostics and treatment techniques. In 1985, the Doc received worldwide recognition for co-developing system software for diagnosing spinal misalignment. The Korean government invited him to bring his expertise to them. There he helped to set up one of the first Chiropractic clinics in Korea, at the site where all of their Olympic athletes train. During his two-week, stay he actively worked on a number of their countries top Olympic athletes, in addition to many of their political leaders. Later, he was honored by the Korean government's invitation to minister to its athletes in the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.
In addition to being a chiropractor, the Doc is also a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician or N.M.D. An N.M.D. specializes in the proper use of vitamins and herbs for the treatment of many different health conditions. He also has earned certification as a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. Using the combination of these disciplines, he has been successful in treating the most difficult cases. The Doc treats all ages of patients, from newborns to geriatric patients. He has successfully treated thousands of that have been injured in auto accidents or on the job. He also has a special interest based on his experience in the treatment of sports injuries.
The Doc is always continuing his education. Over the years, he has had thousands of hours of post-graduate education specializing in sports injuries, auto and work injuries, nutrition supplements, and anti-aging. He continues to go to as many seminars as possible, and is constantly studying to keep up with the latest research. Now with over 25 years of practical experience, he has the expertise your family can trust for their health care needs.
The Doc is a tireless crusader against the myths and misinformation that have traditionally undermined the credibility of chiropractic. He stresses patient education as an integral part of the wellness process. For years, he has written columns for various papers and publications. Many of those articles are on this site in the news and articles area.
Summing up his career vision he states, "In addition to helping as many people as possible, I intend to be one of the forerunners in repositioning chiropractic to its rightful place in the health care profession. I want to help establish our profession as the highly educated art form that it is."