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Dr Kimelman, is an established and highly skilled physician, possessing several decades of experience in musculo skeletal medicine, treating joint muscle, and nerve conditions. He is well regarded as a physician who reduces disabling pain, increases function, and reduces burdens of disability. 

In addition to treating medical conditions that cause pain or disability, he has navigated patients through complex medical legal issues regarding their short or long term disability policies, worker's compensation, return to work allowances, and employment stability despite their medical impairments. 

By his patients, he is known as caring, empathetic, passionate, and fearless. In addition to his physician duties of diagnosing and treating patients, he addresses areas of insurance conflict to brings medical expertise to reduce such conflicts. He has been certified by the State of California as Qualified Medical Evaluator.

Education & Training


Bachelor of Science, Columbia University.

New York, New York


Medical Doctor, St. Louis University School of Medicine.

St Louis, Missouri


Internship, Northwestern University.

Chicago, Illinois


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. 

Chicago, Illinois


Medical license, The Board of Medical Quality Assurance, State of California


Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners


Diplomate, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Diplomate, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine


Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) 

California Worker's Compensation Medical Board

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