Dr. Gary N. Lewkovich, DC, QME, CO, DAAPM

 License

  •  Obtained California License on 1-1-83

Education

  • Pasadena College of Chiropractic
  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 1979-1982
  • California State University, Fullerton - 1969-1973
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology
  • Graduated with High Honors, June 1973

Post-Graduate Education

  • Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC)
  • Chiropractic Orthopedics Program (27 month program)
  • Certificated Chiropractic Orthopedist – 1987-1989
  • Life Chiropractic College - 1987
  • Certificated course in Spinal Trauma 

Additional Certifications

  • Disability Evaluation - California Chiropractic Association (CCA) approved
  • Industrial Disability Examiner - CCA approved
  • Radiology Supervisor & Operator - State of CA
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator - State of CA appointed
  • American Academy of Pain Management - Board Certified 1992
  • Collision Reconstructionist - Texas A&M University, 1999
  • Auto Crash Reconstructionist - Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, 1999 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Chiropractic Association
  • California Chiropractic Association

Positions

  • Chairperson of CCA’s Personal Injury Committee, 1999-2011
  • Chairperson of the Personal Injury Review Group, 1989-2000
  • Co-Researcher for LACC/Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Master’s Program on Risk Management for Disc Herniations, 1998-2000 and Stroke, 2003
  • Editor of Personal Injury Review, a monthly publication, 1998-2011
  • Examiner in chiropractic technique and orthopedics for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2000 & 2002
  • CCA Journal Advisory Board, 2002-2004 

Publications

  • 21 California Chiropractic Association Journal Articles, including: spinal rehabilitation, posture correction, records, the Mercy Guidelines, misuse of experts, motor vehicle collisions, stopping insurance company abuse, auto crash testing, whiplash trauma, TMJ dysfunction, and several journal interviews. Posture Handbook, published 1991
  • Whiplash, published 1992
  • Work Safety, published 1992
  • Three Minutes a Day to Outstanding Posture, 1998
  • Authored 150+ articles on various aspects of personal injury; PI Review
  • Several articles published in peer-reviewed national and international journals

Lecturer

  • Palomar College: Athletic Injuries, 1990-2004
  • Guest lecturer at Southern California University of Health Sciences (formerly LACC), Post-Grad. and Under-Grad., orthopedic/neurological  evaluation, malpractice concerns, work injuries, & personal injury; 1996-2005
  • Seminar speaker for the CCA on the Mercy Document, 2000, San Diego, CA
  • Seminar speaker for the CCA on Personal Injury Issues, 2001, Reno, NV

Review Boards

  • Chiropractic Review Committee for Landmark Healthcare, 1993-1997
  • Advisor for LACC’s post-graduate Quality Chart Management course, 1998

 

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