Dr. John Bergman
Dr Bergman was propelled into Chiropractic by a severe auto accident, with 2 broken legs, fractured skull and sternum along with several organ injuries. With great need and a passion for healing and regenerating Dr Bergman began studying the body’s recovery process. Dr. Bergman obtained his degree in Doctor of Chiropractic at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles (CCCLA), California. Dr. Bergman teaching at CCCLA: Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and 4 Chiropractic techniques: Full Spine Specific (Palmer Method), Thompson, Diversified, and Extremity Adjusting. As a past Instructor Dr. Bergman has an extensive knowledge of human anatomy and human physiology that few can match. Dr. Bergman’s practice has continued to grow serving hundreds of families, focusing on corrective and wellness care and is dedicated to pediatric development and adult health care. With Dr. Bergman’s unique approach and direct experience of recovery from severe injury, many successes can be achieved in even with the most challenging cases.
In his spare time he enjoys, sailing, biking, camping and spending time with his 2 sons Michael and Danny. Dr. Bergman has been Serving Huntington Beach and its surrounding communities since May 1998. Dr. Bergman was born and raised in Burbank California. After graduating at 16 years old from John Burroughs High. School, he did his prerequisite studies in Santa Barbara, California.
Dr. John DeWitt
Dr. DeWitt is a Vanderbilt University graduate who earned a full athletic scholarship after his first semester. He went on to become the starting defensive end for the next four years and was awarded The Wade Looney Award for outstanding work ethic. He continued his football career with the NFL Houston Oilers, NFL Europe Champion Scottish Claymores, Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, San Francisco Demons of the XFL, and several teams in the AFL including three seasons with the LA Avengers.
Today, Dr DeWitt is working as a Board Certified Chiropractor with Dr Bergman. He graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences. He has competed in the Ballroom Dance Charity Event "Dancing for Tomorrow's Stars" and has been featured on the Real OC health segment on KOCE.
He has been married for over 14 years to his lovely wife, Cathy, and they have three phenomenal dogs, Murphy, Ginger and Maggie.
Dr. Mike VanDerschelden
Growing up in Seattle, WA, Dr Michael VanDerschelden (Dr Mike) was an avid snowboarder and tennis player. In high school, he and his younger brother teamed up in doubles to place top 5 in state. Dr Mike graduated with a kinesiology and pre-dental degree with the plan of following in his father’s footsteps and being a dentist. When he realized dentistry wasn’t the profession for him, he moved to Southern California. That is where he discovered the profession of Chiropractic and found his calling.
Dr Mike got his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. Having shadowed and being mentored by some of the most respected doctors of his profession while he was in school, Dr Bergman being one of them, he began to realize just how intelligent and amazing the human body was.
Dr. Mike has a love for the outdoors, exercising, nutrition, following his Seattle sports teams, and spending time with his friends and family. He also enjoys being a mentor to his younger brother, Alex, whom is following Dr. Mike’s footsteps in going to school to become a Chiropractor.