Meet The Staff At BeWell Chiropractic Clinic

Chiropractor Won S. Yoo D.C., D.A.A.M.L.P., I.D.E.

Chiropractor / Director / Founder / Inventor

Chiropractic San Fransisco CA Won YooDr. Won Yoo Specializes in Acute/Chronic Spine & Joint Disorders and Injuries (Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal and related Disorders and Injuries): Whiplash-Auto Injury, Sports Injury, and Work Injury. He is currently undertaking the postdoctoral courses in Neurology from the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies.

Education/Training

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, L.C.C.W., Hayward, California 2001
  • Clinical Internship, Life-West College Health Center, Hayward, California, 2000-2001
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, S.F.S.U., San Francisco, California, 1997

Qualifications/Training

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License # DC 29025, California State Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • X-ray Supervisor and Operator, Permit # RHC 162307, State of California Department of Health Services
  • Board Certified, Certificate # 105449, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, The American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, West Seneca, New York
  • Certification in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Certificate # 8082, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (c), American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, Estherville, Iowa
  • Certification in Industrial Disability Examiner, Industrial Medical Council, California
  • Currently undertaking the postdoctoral course in Neurology from the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, which will lead to the Board Certification in Chiropractic Neurology.

Selected Memberships

  • American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals
  • American Academy of Spine Physicians
  • First Chiropractic Physician Association of America

Selected Community Services

  • San Francisco Athletic Team, Team Doctor, San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco Kyocharo Korean Newspaper, Medical Columnist, San Francisco, California
  • Lions Club of San Francisco, Secretary, San Francisco, California
  • East Bay Korean Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chairman, Oakland & San Francisco, California
  • East Bay Seniors Center, Sponsor, Oakland & San Francisco, California

Awards & Publications

  • Invention/Inventor. Yoo, Won. 2021. Cervicothoracic Spine Restorator. U.S. Patent 11,147,704, filed February 27, 2019, and issued October 19, 2021.
  • Invention/Inventor. Yoo, Won. 2018. Cervicothoracic Spine Restorator. South Korea Patent 10-1904016, filed February 28, 2018, and issued September 27, 2018.
  • Yoo, W. (2004-2014). Dr. Won Yoo's Weekly Medical Columns [A Variety of Health and Medical Topics]. SFK Newspaper
  • Best of Oakland Award in the Doctors & Clinics Category by the Oakland Award Program, 2021
  • Patients' Choice Winner by Opencare, 2015
  • Best of Oakland Award in the Doctors & Clinics Category by the Oakland Award Program, 2015
  • 2015 Best Business of Oakland in the Category of Chiropractors by the Oakland Best Businesses Program, 2015
  • American's Top Chiropractors, 2014

Soo Kim - Doctor's Assistant

  • Education
    • Bachelor of Art in Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Experience
    • Deepscribe - Berkeley, CA
    • Kyung Hee University Medical Center - Seoul, Korea

Kathy Ngo - Office Manager

  • Qualifications
    • Quadrilingual Skills (Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese)
    • Over 30 Years of experience in managing medical offices and assisting doctors

Jhinyl Tidalgo - Clinic Assistant

  • Education
    • Bachelor of Art in Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
  • Experience
    • AmeriCorps Member - Oakland, CA