Dr. Rapoff began his education at St. Louis University where he attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1981. In April of 1984, he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree by graduating from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO. Dr. Rapoff has been in private practice since 1984 and moved to his current location in Palm Springs, CA to open ‘Chiropractic Works’ in January, 2006. With more than 25 years of Chiropractic experience, Dr. Rapoff constantly strives to improve and update his knowledge in the field of Chiropractic. In 2003, he attained Diplomate status from the American Board of Forensic Professionals (ABFP). Since opening the Palm Springs office, Dr. Rapoff completed coursework and was accredited as a Certified Personal Trainer through American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA.) This accreditation has been invaluable as Dr. Rapoff works to help his patients achieve their fitness/rehabilitation goals.
In December of 2012, Dr. Rapoff completed coursework and successfully passed the examination and was appointed as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Workers’ Compensation Medical Unit. His capacity as a QME is to examine injured workers to evaluate disability and write medical-legal reports. The reports are used to determine an injured worker’s eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits.
In March of 2016, Dr. Rapoff successfully passed the examination and was appointed as a Certified Medical Examiners for the DOT Program. He is listed in the National Registry under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. DOT examinations are performed in our offices by appointment only.
John Pivinski took over the front office in July of 2010. John has his MBA from the University of Delaware and has managed many businesses in his 40 years of business experience. His company, Vision Marketing of Palm Springs, helps local businesses with their marketing promotions and his database of over 8,000 locals, enables him to reach a wide range of people with specific marketing promotions. As a contract worker, John is responsible for the day to day operations of the office including scheduling, billing and marketing.