About Me

Courtney Mizuhara-Cheng, DO, MSHS, RKC II
California Licensed Osteopathic Medical Physican
Board-Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

Personal Statement
"To find health should be the object of the physician, anyone can find disease."  
A.T. Still, MD, DO
Dr. Courtney Cheng was trained at a UCLA-affiliated residency program in Family Medicine.  During her training, she realized the importance of treating the whole family as a unit and the benefits of personalized care.  The transition from childhood into adulthood involves many factors.  One's health is a vital component to the ease in this change.  Dr. Courtney Cheng offer various health care services tailored to each stage in life and your personal background.

Dr. Cheng has an extensive educational background in osteopathic manipulative medicine.  As a result, colleagues refer patients for treatment of pregnancy complications, musculoskeletal pain, and psychosomatic issues.  She has been successful in quickly reducing the discomfort caused by sinus congestion, premenstrual pain, knee pain, jaw pain, etc.

Education & Training
B.S. in Biochemistry, 1998.  Minor in Education.  Graduated with College Honors.  Golden Key National Honors Society.
M.S. in Health Science, Health Professions Education, 2007
D.O. in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 2007.  
Osteopathic Teaching Fellowship, 2005-2007.
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 
Family Medicine Residency Program
Sports Medicine Track Resident & Team Physician, 2007-2010
Recipient of Global Health Research Award, 2010

Specialized Training
Trained under Dr. Joseph Helms in medical acupuncture for physicians, 2008.  Experienced in medical acupuncture with emphasis on family practice care and sports medicine.
Trained under Dr. Ron Boyer in clinical homeopathy for physicians, 2009.  Experienced in providing homeopathic prescriptions for various symptoms and traumas.
Russian Kettlebell Certification by Pavel
Personally trained by Top 10 RKC Instructor and Team Leader Dr. Mark Cheng.  Certified in RKC I & II by Pavel Tsatsouline, 2007.  Trained in Kettlebell-Functional Movement Screen, 2008.  Special focus on the use of kettlebells for rehabilitation.
Functional Movement Screen
Trained in the Functional Movement Screen and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment for clinicians in 2008.  Presented independent research at the UCLA Research Forum in 2010 on the Value of Functional Movement Screen in College Athletics.