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80-545 Highway 111, Suite B

Indio, CA 92201 US

760-347-6822

About Us

kurtspurgindc_aboutus.JPGKurt Spurgin has a bachelor degree from UC Santa Barbara and a chiropractic doctorate from Southern California University of Health Sciences, where he graduated summa cum laude and class salutatorian. Dr. Spurgin has also earned a PhD in Neuroscience from UC RIverside. Dr. Spurgin has extensive training in physiology, orthopedic diagnosis, clinical and experimental neuroscience, biochemistry, functional anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology.  He has also taken industrial disability courses and has several years of experience performing industrial pre-placement physical examinations.  Dr. Spurgin also has seventeen years of hands-on clinical experience performing physical examinations, functional rehabilitation, manipulative techniques, and physiological therapeutics.  

Dr. Spurgin takes great care to keep abreast of current research, adhere to appropriate treatment plans, and treat all his patients with care and attention.  He has clinical experience in treating referred pain syndromes, chronic and acute pain, headaches, brachial neuralgia, sciatica, peripheral nerve injuries, fibromyalgia, and complex regional pain syndromes.  

T E A C H I N G   E X P E R I E N C E                       

  • 2017 - UC Riverside, CBNS 128 –Immunology  
  • 2017 - UC Riverside, CBNS 106 –Intro to Neuroscience  
  • 2017 - College of the Desert, HS 061 - Medical Terminology
  • 2017 - College of the Desert, HS 067 - Medication Dosage Calculations
  • 2017 - College of the Desert, HS 072 - Introduction to Health and Society
  • 2017 - College of the Desert, HS 062 - Your Living Body
  • 2016 - UC Riverside, CBNS 128 –Immunology  
  • 2016 - UC Riverside, CBNS 124 –Systems Neuroscience  
  • 2016 - College of the Desert, HS 061 - Medical Terminology
  • 2015 - UC Riverside, CBNS 128 –Immunology  
  • 2015 - UC Riverside, CBNS 124 –Systems Neuroscience                                              
  • 2014 - UC Riverside, CBNS 106 –Intro to Neuroscience                                                  
  • 2014 - UC Riverside, CBNS 106 –Intro to Neuroscience                                           
  • 2013 - UC Riverside, CBNS 129 – Brain Control of Bodily Function                   
  • 2013 - UC Riverside, CBNS 124 –Systems Neuroscience                                              
  • 2013 - UC Riverside, BIO 113 – Advanced Cellular Biology                                 
  • 2013 - UC Riverside, CBNS 127 – Neuroethology of Motor Systems                       
  • 2012 - UC Riverside, CBNS 127 – Neuroethology of Motor Systems  
  • 2011 - UC Riverside, Outstanding Teaching Award, Biology Department                  
  • 2011 - UC Riverside, BIO 113 – Advanced Cellular Biology                                   
  • 2010 - UC Riverside, CBNS 106 – Intro to Neuroscience                                       
  • 2010 - UC Riverside, CBNS 124 –Systems Neuroscience                                       

S E L E C T E D   C O M M U N I T Y   R E C O G N I T I O N

  • Certificate of Recognition for Dedication, Leadership and Service, CA State Senate 
  • Certificate of Recognition for Service, and  Leadership, CA State Assembly            
  • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service, County of Riverside                  
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Exemplary Service and Leadership, CA Assembly     
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, United States Congress            
  • Proclamation of Outstanding Service and Dedication, Mayor of La Quinta                
  • Paul Harris Fellow, La Quinta Rotary Club                                                           

A C A D E M I C   A N D   P R O F E S S I O N A L   H O N O R S

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Biology Department, UC Riverside                            
  • Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship Award, UC Riverside            
  • Sigma Xi Grant in Aid                                                                                                
  • NCMIC Foundation grant                                                                                            
  • Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship Award, UC Riverside            
  • UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant                                                                 
  • Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship Award, UC Riverside              
  • Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship Award, UC Riverside               
  • Graduate Division Fellowship Award, UC Riverside                                                 
  • Outstanding Clinical Proficiency,Southern California University of Health Sciences 
  • Summa Cum Laude, Southern California University of Health Sciences               
  • Salutatorian, Southern California University of Health Sciences                               
  • Dean’s List, Southern California University of Health Sciences                                 
  • Delta Sigma Honorary Scholastic Society of Healing Arts                                       

M E D I C A L   P R O V I D E R   N E T W O R K   A F F I L I A T I O N S

  • Focus Health Management
  • CorVel 
  • Blue Cross
  • First Health
  • State Fund

P R O F E S S I O N A L   A F F I L I A T I O N S

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 
  • California Chiropractic Association
  • Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Alumni Mentor Network Program
  • American Back Society
  • American Physiological Society
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

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