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John Zimmerman D.C., L.Ac. Q.M.E.  

566 North Diamond Bar Boulevard 

Diamond Bar, CA 91765 

Office: (909) 861-2611 

Fax: (909) 860-2314 

E-mail: doctorjohnz@yahoo.com 

 

 

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY 

 

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, Zimmerman Chiropractic and Acupuncture, Diamond Bar, CA, 2001-present 

 

 

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE 

 

Acupuncturist, Licensed in the State of California, License #13160, 2009-present 

 

Acupuncturist, Licensed in the State of Massachusetts, License #242297, 2009-present 

 

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License #26261, 1999-present 

 

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Massachusetts, License #2335, 1999-present 

 

Masters in Asian and Oriental Medicine, Southern California University of Health Sciences College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Whittier, CA, 2009 

 

Acupuncture Internship, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Glendale, CA, 2007-2009 

 

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA, 1998 

 

Internship, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Outpatient Facility, Glendale, CA, 1997-1998 

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1998 

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1998  

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1998 

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1998 

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1998 

 

Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1986 

 

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS & DIPLOMATES  

 

The Complete Course of Tung's Acupuncture, Dr. Wei Chieh Young 

Rowland Heights, California, 2015 

 

Primary Spine Care-Pathways to Success 

Southern California University of Health Sciences School of Professional Studies, Brea, CA 2012 

 

Huangdi Neijing Nineteen Pathogenesis Clinical Effect 

California Alliance of Acupuncture Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 2012 

 

Medical Legal Report Writing & Related Case Management, Disability Evaluation Report Writing in the State of California Workers’ Compensation System.. Palmer College of Chiropractic, Irvine, CA, 2012 

 

Office Orthopedics: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care, Diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment algorithms for common musculoskeletal conditions. Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 

 

Orthopedics, Orthopedic Diseases/Recovery from Illness 

California Alliance of Acupuncture Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 2012 

 

Vision Diseases, Treatment Vision Diseases by TCM.  

California Alliance of Acupuncture Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 2012 

 

Master Tung’s Acupuncture, Practical Application’s of Master Tung’s Acupuncture. 

California Alliance of Acupuncture Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 2012 

 

Stroke Rehabilitation with Dr. Shi Xue Min, Acupuncture Rehabilitation of Stroke.  

Emperor’s College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2011 

 

Bustin Seminars, 10 Hours X-Ray. Gary L. Bustin, DC, DACBR, San Dimas, CA, 2011 

 

Functional Medicine University, Functional Medicine Training Program 

Sequoia Education Systems, Greenville, SC,  2011 

 

Master Tung’s Essential Acupuncture, The theory and essential application of Master Tung’s Acupuncture System. Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine, City of Industry, CA, 2011 

 

TCM Psychology and Medical QiGong, The Theory and Application of Medical QiGong in practice. American Liberty University, Los Angeles, CA, 2011 

 

Medical Legal Report Writing & Related Case Management, Disability Evaluation Report Writing in the State of California Workers’ Compensation System.. Palmer College of Chiropractic, Irvine, CA, 2011 

 

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols, and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G’s of force, Newton’s gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during, and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and indications for the trauma patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical implications for the trauma patient. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient,Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER), and Visual Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG), interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, Long Island, NY, 2010 

 

Basic MRI Part I, Fundamentals of MRI scanners and images. Life University School of Chiropractic, Marietta, GA, 2010 

 

Basic MRI Part II, Shades in MRI, T1 vs. T2 weighted images, fat suppression views, contrast enhanced views and functional MRI images. Life University School of Chiropractic, Marietta, GA, 2010 

 

Basic MRI III, Contraindications to MRI. How to read MRI reports and MRI appearance of degenerative disc disease. Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, disc herniations, annular tears, and post –disc surgical cases. Life University School of Chiropractic, Marietta, GA, 2010 

 

Acupuncture Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Symptoms, Diagnosis and acupuncture treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. International College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Fullerton, CA, 2010 

 

Holistic Remedies Work, Put Them to Use, Evidence based natural remedies for common conditions. David Brownstein, M.D., Texas Chiropractic College Division of Post Graduate Studies, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 

 

FDA: CGMP Herb Dispensary and Compounding Guidelines, Synopsis of good manufacturing practices for herbal formulas and applying dispensary and compounding guidelines in the clinic. California Acupuncture Board, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 

 

Physiology of How Acupuncture Works, The scientific basis for acupuncture treatment. California Acupuncture Board, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 

 

Stop Smoking/Substance Abuse with Acupuncture, Acupuncture protocols to help stop smoking and substance abuse. California Acupuncture Board, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 

 

Topics in Nutrition-Nutrition and Supplements for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Evidence based nutrition and supplemental support for common gastrointestinal disorders. ChiroContinuingEd.com, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2010 

 

Blocking Procedures in Chiropractic, Applying blocking procedures of the sacroiliac joints in clinical practice. ChiroContinuingEd.com, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2010 

 

Cyberounds: Neuropathic Complications of Diabetes, The pathogenesis and neurologic sequelae of diabetes mellitus. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2010 

 

Radiology Search and Rescue, X-ray interpretation for musculoskeletal conditions. ChiroContinuingEd.com, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2010 

Diplomate, Oriental Medicine, #115682, National Certification Commission 

for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, 2009 

 

AMA Guides-Upper Extremity, The application of AMA Guides in California workers compensation qualified medical examinations. Elliot-Lopez Consulting, Los Angeles, CA, 2009 

 

AMA Guides-Spine, The application of AMA Guides in California workers compensation qualified medical examinations. Elliot-Lopez Consulting, Los Angeles, CA, 2009 

 

AMA Guides-Lower Extremity, The application of AMA Guides in California workers compensation qualified medical examinations. Elliot-Lopez Consulting, Los Angeles, CA, 2009 

  

Common Deficiencies in Med/Legal Reports, Med/legal reports in California workers compensation.  Elliot-Lopez Consulting, Los Angeles, CA, 2009 

 

X-Ray Case Presentation and Cervical Adjustive Techniques, X-ray interpretation of spinal pathology and adjusting techniques for the cervical spine. Tong & Associates Seminars, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Burbank, CA, 2009 

 

The Philosophy, Art & Science of Chiropractic with X-ray and Technique, Qualified medical evaluator continuing education and chiropractic technique. International Chiropractic Association of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2008 

 

Master Tung’s Points Dr. Tan’s Applications, Applying Dr. Tung’s points and Dr. Tan’s methods in clinical practice. California Acupuncture Board/NCCAOM, Los Angeles, CA, 2008 

 

Medical Legal Report Writing & Related Case Management, Medical legal report writing & Related Case Management Issues in Workers’ Compensation.. Palmer College of Chiropractic, Irvine, CA, 2007 

 

IDE: Medical Legal Report Writing & Related Case Management, Medical legal report writing leading to eligibility for qualification as a qualified medical examiner. Palmer College of Chiropractic, Irvine, CA, 2007 

 

Radiology Case Reviews, Selected x-ray and MRI interpretations. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 2007 

 

Auricular Diagnosis & Treatment, Treatment of common conditions with auricular acupuncture. Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine, City of Industry, CA, 2007 

 

Office Orthopedics: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care, Diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment algorithms for common musculoskeletal conditions. Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2006 

 

Understanding the New Work Comp Laws, ACOEM guidelines, documenting your care with evidence based medicine and office based functional capacity testing and treatment. California Chiropractic Association, Los Angeles, CA, 2006 

 

The Cutting Edge Practice of Chiropractic, A postural based technique protocol. Triad Seminars, Ontario, CA, 2005 

Science Based Nutrition, A science based approach to nutritional supplementation. Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, TX, 2005 

 

Choose Your Radiographs Well, X-ray interpretation for chiropractic practice. Bustin Seminars, San Diego, CA, 2005 

 

The Nutritional Adjustment, Diet and supplements to support the chiropractic adjustment. New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Fall, NY, 2004 

Chiropractic Extremity Adjusting, Chiropractic extremity adjusting protocols for foot, knee, hip, wrist, elbow, shoulder, TMJ, and ribs, plus information on spinal and pelvic stabilization. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, CA, 2004  

Certification as a Qualified Medical Evaluator, #949941, State of California Division of Workers Compensation Medical Unit, Los Angeles, CA, 2003 

 

Certification as an Industrial Disability Evaluator, Palmer College of Chiropractic, San Jose, CA, 2003 

 

X-ray Interpretation Review, Review of x-ray interpretation for common musculoskeletal conditions. Advanced Chiropractic Seminars, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, CA, 2003 

 

What’s Happening with HIPAA, Update on HIPAA regulations. Life Chiropractic College West, Hayward, CA, 2003 

 

Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique, Complete basic activator methods protocols. Life Chiropractic College West, San Lorenzo, CA, 2000 

 

Certification as a State of California X-ray Supervisor and Operator, California Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, 1999 

 

 

SELECTED TEACHING/ LECTURING/CONSULTING 

 

Lecturer, Stress- Simple but powerful techniques mitigate its deleterious effects, Mount San Antonio College, Pomona, CA, 2009  

 

Consultant, Cervicogenic Headache Management Guidelines, McKesson Consulting, Newton, MA, 2008 

 

Lecturer, Preventing Work Related Spinal Injuries, Cal Spas, Pomona, CA, 2004 

 

Ergonomics Consultant, Prevention of Spinal Injuries, Cal Spas, Pomona, CA, 2004 

 

Associate Faculty Supervising Doctor, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA, 2003-2008 

 

Teacher, Tai-Chi and Qigong, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA, 2002-2003 

 

 

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS 

 

American Back Society, Fellow, 2003 

 

 

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS 

 

Magna Cum Laude, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA, 1998 

 

Dean’s List, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA, 1998 

 

Delta Sigma, Honorary Scholastic Society, Member, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA, 1998 

 

Cum Laude, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1986 

 

Dean’s List, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1982-1986 

 

 

Our Patients Speak!

 

 

“I was in excruciating neck pain and arm pain….the treatments Dr. Z provided soon helped bring my pain under control…I feel like I have the old me back.” 

Christine N., Real Estate Agent 

 

“Better posture…regained balance…increased strength…less tired and able to function with normality…..quality of life improved. 

             Linda F., Housewife 

 

“At first, my back was killing me as well as my driving foot. I would literally limp after getting out of the car to get in the house. Your chiropractic adjustments helped me recover almost immediately.” 

 

“I tore my right shoulder rotator cuff..You treated my shoulder with adjustments and the laser and it is better. The doctors at my work are astonished. I teasingly tell them all the time that the only true medicine is Chiropractic medicine. Thank you Dr. Zimmerman-you’re the best.                  Liz R., Manager 

 

“Chiropractic care eased my neck ache and lower back ache felt after my car accident...I would truly recommend chiropractic care for those who feel that they need to correct posture or those who suffer from back aches, headaches, neck aches, or to just better a lifestyle. I feel that your services are terrific.”-             Ricardo D., 

 

“Working with Dr. Zimmerman has showed me how much better I can feel without taking medication. This is the only treatment that I have had which has offered me immediate relief.”-Aaron G., Programmer

 

Dr. Zimmerman's complete approach to wellness is, I think, the way forward for modern medicine. He treated my symptoms and the causes simultaneously, this helped me to correct problems with my posture that were causing my discomfort."-

          Tim W, music producer

 

Your assistance in ridding myself of bone spurs on my heels worked like a miracle. I have had no pain ever since using your advice and techniques. I have now lost over 50 lbs. and continue to loose slowly. Today I can walk for 2-4 miles comfortably..I continue to tell my friends of your assistance and expertise and refer them to you for services whenever possible. I really do appreciate all you've done for me.-       Linda R., Teacher

 

 

 

The above are all true testimonials from patient’s of Zimmerman Chiropractic and available for viewing in our office. We have not included full last names to protect our patients’ privacy.