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

 License

  • Obtained California License on 1-1-83

Education

  • Pasadena College of Chiropractic (1979-1982)
    Doctor of Chiropractic degree
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude, June 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

  • Diplomate of the 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, 1999-2017 and continuing

  • 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, 1998-2017 and continuing

  • Examiner in chiropractic technique and orthopedics for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2000 & 2002

  • Personal Injury Advisor for Empowering Chiropractic Business University, 2012-2017

  • CCA Journal Advisory Board, 2002-2004 and CCA Member Resource Center PI Consultant, 2016-2017

Publications

  • 235+ articles on various aspects of personal injury published in the PI Review

  • Posture Handbook, published 1991

  • Whiplash, published 1992

  • Three Minutes a Day to Outstanding Posture, 1998

  • Developer of Stone Solid Documentation for PI, a CD of forms, handouts, and commentary on PI, 2012-16

  • The PI Ploy Book, a CD of various methods of combating over 50 PI ploys, 2016

  • 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, and several journal interviews

  • Several articles published in peer-reviewed journals

Lecturer

  • Palomar College: Athletic Injuries (1990-2004)

  • Guest lecturer at Southern California University of Health Sciences (formerly LACC), Post-Grad. and Under-Grad., on ortho/neuro 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

  • Seminar speaker for Shawn Steel’s PI relicensing lecture series, 2013 - 2018 Los Angeles, CA

Advisory Boards

  • Chiropractic Review Committee for Landmark Healthcare (1993-1997)

  • Advisor for LACC’s post-graduate Quality Chart Management course (1998)

  • CCA Personal Injury Resources Expert 2016-2017 and continuing

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