Ronald J. Gariffo, D.C.
1974: Bachelor of Music. Manhattan School of Music, New York City
1975: Pre-Medical Studies. Rutgers University, Camden, N.J.
1978: Doctor of Chiropractic. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles
1985: Extension Studies. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Executive Director of IMEDD, Inc.
1978: Diplomat, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
1980: Secretary, San Mateo County Chiropractic Society
1981: Vice-President, San Mateo County Chiropractic Society
1984-1991: Lecturer for CCF Industrial Disability Examiners Program

Independent Medical Examiners by Appointment of the Division of Industrial Accidents for the State of California

Member, Sigma Chi Psi Honorary Professional Society

Member, Chiropractic Advisory Committee to the California Industrial Medical Council, June 1990-June 1992

Guest Lecturer, California Applicants; Attorneys Association

Fellow, Academy of Forensic and Industrial Chiropractic Consultants

CFF, Certified Industrial Disability Examiner

QME, Qualified Medical Evaluator


Marvin H. Lipton, M.D., Medical Director of IMEDD, Inc.
University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Pre-Medical Studies: Graduated 1955

University of Western Ontario, Ontario Canada
M.D. Degree: Graduated 1959

Mt. Zion Hospital, San Francisco, California
Internship: 1959/60

Mt. Zion Hospital, San Francisco, California
General Surgery Residency: 1960/61

Lahey Clinic, Boston, Massachusetts
Orthopedic Surgery Residency: 1961/1962

V.A. Hospital, Dallas Texas
Orthopedic Surgery Residency: 1964/65

Carrie Tingley Hospital, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Orthopedic Surgery Residency: 1965/66

Private Orthopedic Practice: 1966, to Present

Certified by the Board of Orthopedic Surgery: 1968

Certified by the Board of Arthroscopic Surgery: 1989

California Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Western Orthopedic Association
California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery
Appointment to Medical Advisory Committee of the
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board of California, 1982/85
Appointed to Industrial Medical Council of California 1990 -

C.M.A. Delegate from San Francisco: 1976/78, 1979/81
S.F. Medical Society Nominating Committee: 1976/78
Agreed Medical Examiner & Independent Medical Examiner: 1977 to present

Qualified Medical Evaluator, 1991 to the present


Gilbert John Kucera, M.D., Medical Director of IMEDD, Inc.
Bay City Junior College/Bay City, Michigan - 2 year A.A. - 6/51
University of Michigan/Ann Arbo,r Michigan - 3 B.S. - 6/54
University of Michigan Medical School/
Ann Arbor, Michigan - 4 M.D. - 6/58

Post Graduate Training
University of Michigan - Internship 7/1/58 - 6/30/59
(University Hospital)
Ann Arbor, Michigan

University of Michigan - Residency(Training) 7/1/59 - 6/30/64
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Board Certification
1. American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, January, 1967
2. American Academy of Thermography, November 30, 1984-1987

QME, Qualified Medical Evaluator