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, 2014, 2015, 2016 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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