Curriculum Vitae

Mark W. Burdette D.C.

13029 Pomerado Road, Suite A

Poway, California 92064


Work History

December 2008 – present
President, Burdette Chiropractic, Inc., Poway, California
Director, Community Chiropractic Center
Chiropractor, Family Chiropractic Practice

July 2001 to December 2008
Sole Proprietor, Community Chiropractic Center, Poway, California
Chiropractor, Family Chiropractic Practice

May 2000 to July 2001
Preceptor and Chiropractic Associate Doctor, Mossuto Chiropractic Center, San Diego, California
Chiropractor, Family Chiropractic Practice

May 1997 to May 2000
Full Time Student, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, Texas

1977 to 1997
U.S. Marine Corps, worldwide assignments


Family practice focused on restoration and maintenance of Health via chiropractic adjustments to the spine, extremities, and adjacent soft tissue applications. Specialty care regarding whiplash injury, headaches and chiropractic techniques for infants, adolescence, teenagers, and pregnant patients.

Primary Education

Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, Texas, D.C. 2000
Florida Tech, Melbourne, Florida, M.S.M. 1994
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A. 1986

Post Graduate/Continuing Education

New York Chiropractic College:
Clinical Documentation and Management of the
Personal Injury Patient;
Examination and Diagnosing of the Personal Injury Patient
Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Arthur Croft Whiplash Injury:
Whiplash Advanced Topics; The Fundamental Science
Management Principles in Personal Injury and
Forensic Documentation
Principles of Impairment Writing and Expert Documentation
Whiplash; Medicolegal Issues
Human Biomechanics of Trauma Institute:
Colossal Personal Injury
Advanced Personal Injury
Greensboro Area Health Education Center:
Treating the Invisible Wounds of War Series: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Treating the Invisible Wounds of War Series: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
The Southern Regional Area Health Education Center and The North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians:
Working with Veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq and Their Families – What
Primary Care Providers Need to Know about Traumatic Brain Injury
Triad Seminars:
Clinical Evidence Based Practice of Chiropractic
Parker Seminars:
Annual Attendance

Techniques and Specialties

Thompson, Diversified, Cox Flexion-Distraction, Kennedy Spinal Decompression Certification, Gonstead, Extremity Adjusting, Activator, Palmer/Upper Cervical Specific, Sacral Occipital, Adjusting techniques, Applied Kinesiology and associated formal protocols. Specialized instruction for advanced protocols include; Whiplash Injury and Repair, Dr. Janet Travell’s Myofascial Release Technique, Neuro-muscular Re-education, Rehabilitation, Snyergy Systems Rehabilitation protocols, Pre-natal care, Pediatric techniques, Radiological studies, Nutrition, and sports injuries.

Recognition and Honors

California Chiropractic Association; Recognition of Service during Cedar Fires of 2003.
Parker College of Chiropractic; Graduating Class Outstanding Intern, Beta Clinic; Scholarship Recipient; Honor Roll; participated in student body government.
The University of Texas, Austin; Challenger Cup Leadership Award Recipient.
United States Marine Corps; Various Military Personal Decorations; Led first plane of US Marines into Saudi Arabia at onset of Desert Storm.
Presbyterian Church, USA; Ordained as Elder.


San Diego Chiropractic Network; American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians; Rotary International, Poway Chamber of Commerce, Rancho Bernardo Business Association; Parker College and University of Texas Alumni Associations; various military affiliated organizations; Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church; California Chiropractic Association.

Other Experience/Activities

Speaker for Parker College of Chiropractic for Classroom Lectures and Student Assembly Speaker for local clubs and organizations regarding health, specifically: Chiropractic, Whiplash, Nutrition, Neurology, and Sport related injuries Southwestern College, San Diego, Adjunct Faculty Member, Instructor for Human Anatomy (Cadaver) and Anatomy and Physiology courses Covey Leadership Center, Facilitator, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.