Alireza G. Nikroo, DC, QME

Elite Sports Medicine LAX

  • 8610 S. Sepulveda Blvd #205
  • Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • Phone: (310) 641-0222

EDUCATION

D.C. – Doctorate of Chiropractic, April 2014
Southern California University of Health Sciences
Whittier, California

Bachelor of Science in Physiology, June 2010
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION

Professional Experience

  • Qualified Medical Evaluator – Southern California Locations – November 2017-Present
    As defined by the DWC, qualified physician who is certified by the Division of Workers’ Compensation-Medical Unit to examine injured workers to evaluate and write medical-legal reports.
  • Elite Sports Medicine Los Angeles, CA – August 2013-Present
    Multidisciplinary center that focuses on patient care and injury rehabilitation. Provide patient comfort through the use of chiropractic treatments and various physiotherapy modalities. Manage care for patients and refer as needed for appropriate treatments, labs, and imaging.
  • Irvine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Irvine, CA – November 2014-January 2016
    Irvine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary practice, focusing on geriatric care. I worked closely with various specialists while treating and referring for appropriate care.
  • Westwood College, Anaheim Campus Anaheim, CA – May 2014-March 2016
    Adjunct Professor, teaching Anatomy and Physiology classes. Educating Medical Assisting students and future healthcare professionals. Focus: help students develop an understanding of anatomy and pathophysiology.
  • California State University Health Center Los Angeles, CA – May 2013-April 2014
    Supervisor: Dr. Jesika Menasaka
    California State University Health Center is a multidisciplinary health clinic for students that attend the state university. Assisted Dr. Jesika Menasaka to treat patients through the use of chiropractic treatments and various physiotherapy modalities. Patient demographic includes sports injuries as well as generalized pains.
  • Being Alive Health Clinic West Hollywood, CA – May 2013-April 2014
    Supervisor: Dr. Jesika Menasaka
    Being Alive is a non-profit clinic located in West Hollywood, California that services patients who test positive for HIV. Worked with Dr. Jesika Menasaka to treat HIV positive patients through the use of chiropractic treatments and various physiotherapy modalities for spinal pain alleviation.
  • Sidelle Clinic Downtown LA, CA – May 2013-July 2013
    Supervisor: Dr. Jesika Menasaka
    Sidelle is a non-profit organization located in Downtown Los Angeles that services patients who test positive for HIV. Worked with Dr. Jesika Menasaka treat HIV positive patients through the use of chiropractic treatments and various physiotherapy modalities for spinal pain alleviation.

Relevant Experience

Research Associate, University of Washington, Seattle WA – October 2008-December 2010

Member of a unique scientific community of clinicians and scientists using genetic tracking of poached elephant ivory at the Center for Conservation Biology. Under the mentorship of the center director, Dr. Sam Wasser, worked on several ecological forensics including the optimal method in extracting DNA from elephant ivory and worked alongside other undergraduates on geographic-based, mapping of elephant gene frequencies.

Research Associate, University of Washington, Seattle, WA – August 2008-April 2009

Research conducted with Dr. Keiko Torii regarding the developmental biology behind stem cell renewal, cell-cell communication, and tissue patterning of stomata development. Investigated multicellular plant differentiation using Arabidopsis guard cells through protein biochemistry and live imaging.

Activities

  • Educational Activities Committee Student Leader, Whittier, CA
  • Roots University District Homeless Shelter, Seattle, WA
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Elite Sports Medicine Locations

LAX
8610 S. Sepulveda Blvd #205
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 641-0222
Fax: (310) 641-0224

Woodland Hills
6200 Canoga Ave #105
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: (818) 222-1120
Fax: (818) 222-1138