About Dr. Richard Turpin

Whatever he does in life, Dr. Richard Turpin is firm, positive and enthusiastic in his approach. This positive energy applied to Chiropractic, ensures a bright future for the health of his patients and the community at large.

Richard was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada and has lived in San Diego since 1959, where he received his primary and secondary education. After graduating from Granite Hills High School, Richard served six years (three years active, three years inactive) with the United States Army. He completed medic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas and was subsequently awarded a certificate of medical proficiency from the Army. Richard Turpin received his certificate in Naturalization from the United States on January 7, 1977.

In 1982, Richard received the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Diplomat certificate. After graduation from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, he interned at the Whittier Health Center in Los Angeles. As of January 1985, Dr. Richard Turpin was licensed to practice Chiropractic in Arizona and California. He then established Turpin Chiropractic  in Ramona, CA, where he continues to successfully treat his patients to the present time.

Dr. Turpin constantly strives to improve and update his knowledge in the field of Chiropractic, and completed the Industrial Disability Examiners certificate in 1994. Also, he was appointed as a Qualified Medical Examiner for Workers Compensation Disability Evaluation in 1996. Dr. Turpin’s success in treating his patients results from his strong and positive commitment to their health and well-being, his extensive experience, and continuing education in the field.

Richard Turpin’s personal good health and success can be attributed foremost to a positive and energetic outlook on life. He enjoys flying, hiking, and biking.  He can be found almost everyday hiking Mt. Woodson during his lunch break.  Some of his major hikes include Half Dome, Mt. Whitney, Mt. Shasta, and the Grand Canyon.  He also finds time in his busy schedule to fly Cessna and Beechcraft type aircraft, and has more than 1539 hours of cockpit time. He received his private pilot rating in December of 1991, earned his instrument rating in May of 1998, and received his commercial single engine certification in November of 1999. Dr. Turpin received his commercial multi-engine rating in June of 2006.

Dr. Turpin is a firm believer in the unique worth of every individual. His conviction in the incredible healing power of the body and the unique power of chiropractic is of immeasurable value to those in his care.

Loving Life