About the Columnist
Dr. Fred Lerner graduated summa cum laude from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1979 and earned his PhD in electromedical sciences from City University of Los Angeles in 1985. He is board certified in chiropractic orthopedics and maintains a private practice specializing in chiropractic, electromedicine and distress disorders.
Although a great deal of Dr. Lerner's professional training is related to chiropractic, he is nevertheless quite familiar with the practice of acupuncture. Since 1993, he has served as chair of the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics. He is also an associate professor at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, California, and has designed and conducted numerous certification programs in acupuncture orthopedics for licensed acupuncturists.
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