Dr. Michael Donia

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Dr. Michael S. Donia, D.C., QME, CCSP


  • Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, graduated 2001, Doctor of Chiropractic degree
    • On the Deanís List all ten semesters at chiropractic college
  • Delta Sigma Honorary Scholastic award
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada. Bachelor of Arts degree earned 1995.
  • Lakefield District Secondary School, graduated 1991.


  • State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Qualified Medical Examiner
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, License: DC-28061
  • Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board, Certificate #7123
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Certificate #4194
  • State of California Radiography X-ray Supervisor and Operator
  • California Chiropractic Association, member
  • National Coaching Certification (Canada), Level 1 Swim Coach
  • USA Triathlon, Level 1 Certified Triathlon Coach
  • Golf Injuries Seminar Ė Chiropractic techniques to treat & prevent injury
  • Ambassador and member of Board of Directors for Monrovia Chamber of Commerce
  • President - Arcadia chapter of Business Networking International (BNI)


  • Extensive experience in the treatment of Auto Accident injuries such as whiplash
  • Extensive experience in the California Workers Compensation System
  • Casting of custom orthotics to control improper biomechanics
  • Personal interest in treatment and prevention of sports related injuries


  • Former professional triathlete
  • 2nd place Muskoka Triathlon, 1998
  • 3rd place 1998 Peterborough Half Ironman, (4 hours 12 min.)
  • 12th place pro at Ironman Canada, 1998 (10 hours 8 min.)
  • Varsity track, cross country and swim team member at Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Canadian Duathlon Champion Men 25-29 age group, 1998
  • Represented Canada at World Triathlon Championships in Cancun Mexico, 1995
  • Canadian Sprint Distance Triathlon Champion, Men 20-24, 1995
  • USA Triathlon Age Group All American, 2004
  • Ironman Arizona, 2005 (9 hours 40 min.), 13th amateur out of 1800+ athletes
  • Multiple time qualifier for Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona, HI
  • 2007, 2008 Redlands Triathlon Champion