Kevin M. Pierce, D.C., D.A.C.B.S.P.

Doctor of Chiropractic, DIPLOMATE OF THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC BOARD OF SPORTS PHYSICIANS®

 

Dr. Pierce will be accepting patients March, 2019.

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Dr. Kevin Pierce is the Director of California Clinical Services for the United States Olympic Committee. In his current role, he has been providing multidisciplinary sports medicine care to US Olympic athletes in the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, Greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas. 

Kevin is a Doctor of Chiropractic with specialty certification in sports medicine, soft tissue and rehabilitation. He has worked with TEAM USA since 2010, serving as Olympic medical staff for the 2012 London Summer Olympics, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, 2015 Toronto Pan-American Games, 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games and 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

Dr. Pierce’s clinical specialties include evaluation and management of sport related injuries in the overhead athlete. He is Associate faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences, Department of Sports Medicine. Dr. Pierce has multiple publications in the Journal of Chiropractic Sports Medicine and sits on the Position Paper and Abstract Review Committees for the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

Kevin Pierce became a health care provider for the U.S. Olympic Committee in March 2012. In that position, he works at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.; clinically managing care of Olympic athletes with a conservative multidisciplinary approach to treatments, rehabilitation and diagnostic imaging. He leads the Olympian High School Clinical Internship program held at the Chula Vista Training Center; exposing select senior high school students to multiple sports medicine professions by giving each the opportunity to experience the latest concepts used in sports medicine.   

Before joining the USOC, Dr. Pierce was on faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS), where he taught for the Department of Sports Medicine as an Associate Clinician. As a clinician and instructor at SCUHS, he taught chiropractic interns the many aspects of patient treatment, multidisciplinary management, and current research in sports medicine.

Dr. Pierce appearing on Good Morning America during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Dr. Pierce appearing on Good Morning America during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Dr. Pierce completed his undergraduate degree in biology, pre-medicine from the University of Redlands, and earned his doctorate of chiropractic from SCUHS; where he also completed a two-year post-graduate residency in sports medicine. He has been a member of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians since 2010, and completed his diplomat in sports medicine in 2011. To learn more about the DACBSP certification click here. Dr. Pierce has won numerous awards, including the Leonard Schroeder Award for best original research and the Dr. Lester McCoy Clinical Excellence Award. Additionally, he has presented six research abstracts at the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician Sports Science Symposiums.

Dr. Pierce and his wife, Tara, currently live in Costa Mesa, CA