Kevin J. Kuwabara, D.C. - Owner:
Dr. Kevin Kuwabara graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic of the Southern California University of Health Science in Whittier, California.  Prior to earning his doctorate degree and Board Certification, he received his under graduate training at the University of California (UCLA) in Biochemistry/ Kinesiology. 
His post graduate training has qualified him as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) through the Academy of Sports Physician, appointed from the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME), and a Diplomat and board certified Chiropractor from the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. 

In addition he is listed as Preferred Network Provider of the specialized treatment modality called Active Release Technique (A.R.T. ) and has served as a staff chiropractor on the Ironman treatment team at the World Championships in Kona Hawaii in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011. He completed his own personal IRONMAN journey by crossing the finish line 2016- Vineman 
(IRONMAN event: 112 -mile bike ride, 2.4-mile swim and 26.2 marathon run)  

Dr. Kuwabara crossing the finish line 2016 IRONMAND. Kuwabara

Dr. Kuwabara crossing the finish line 2016 IRONMAN  

Dr. Kuwabara has served as Director of the Chiropractic Department for St. Jude Heritage Medical Group from 1997-2007. He now has a private practice "Kuwabara Chiropractic & Wellness" in Fullerton and continues to serve the surrounding community as an Affiliated Physician for St.Jude Heritage Medical Group, as well as staff chiropractor for Western Digital Technology in Irvine sponsored by St. Joseph HOAG Health. He also is an  Associate Faculty Staff at the Southern California University of Health Sciences in Whittier. 
For a copy of his Curriculum Vitae please click here.

About the Staff:

Left to Right: Erma, Leslie, Adriana, Mrs. Kuwabara, Gloria
Carina Garcia
Office Manager ~ Patient Advocate

Carina brings 20 years of experience with the front and back office responsibilities in the medical field and recently joined Kuwabara Chiropractic as the Office Manager. She will be the first person to greet you and will certainly be a great asset and patient advocate in managing the daily requirement and needs of our patients. When it comes to checking insurance and booking an appointment Carina will be there to assist you in any way she  can and answer any questions or concerns you may have. We welcome her to our team in 2018.

Leslie Vickers-Weir
Chiropractic Graduate/ Assistant/ Reiki Certified Level II 
Leslie joined the Kuwabara team in 2007. She graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in Whittier, California.  She did her undergraduate studies at University of La Verne and received a B.S. in Biology.  She has her certification as a Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She has been one of the lead therapists with Kuwabara Chiropractic for any years and wears many hats at the office to help run a smooth and efficient office. When it come to patient advocacy she leave nothing behind! 
Erma Tapscott
Certified Massage Therapist/ Reiki Certified Level II 
Erma attended CCC. She received her certification in twelve different modalities of massage therapies. She has learned a lot of hands on techniques from Dr. Kuwabara in the 15 years she has worked side-by-side with him at St. Jude Medical Group and continued to develop and support our team  at Kuwabara Chiropractic & Wellness. She brings not only her compassion in patent care, but also lends her many aesthetic talents with in house decorating ideas.  
Adriana Maldonado
Certified Massage Therapist/ Reiki  Certified Level II 
Adriana attended Career Networks Institute in Orange, California.  She received her certification in Massage Therapy and has been practicing since 2003. She received advanced training in several different types of massage including, sports, prenatal, aromatherapy and deep tissue. She has been part of the Kuwabara Chiropractic team since 2010. When she is not working on patients she lends her other talents with out IT Computer issues. 

Kamden Kell
Certified Massage Therapist

Kamden graduated from Fremont College in Cerritos in 2012. She received her Associates Degree in Sports Rehabilitation and Massage Therapy.  She has been practicing massage since graduating, specializing in Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage. She brings her talents in both front office and back office duties as well. She brings many talents and has been a welcomed addition to our team this past year 2018.

Karey Galvino
Certified Massage Therapist

Julia C.Su, L.Ac.



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