David Lepp, DC, CSCS


Dr. Lepp
is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic in the State of California, and a nationally certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  His clinical expertise is in Neuro-Endocrine-Immunology, Functional Metabolic Nutrition, Clinical Craniopathy, Cranial-Dental Integration, Neuro-Emotional Technique, and Functional Neurology.

Dr. Lepp lives in the Bay Area with his family.  He enjoys learning, travel, great food, physical culture, music, art, sailing, and spending time with friends, loved ones, and his children.  Originally from the East Coast, he has called the Bay Area home since 2002.


Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), Palmer College of Chiropractic West; San Jose, CA; 2006

Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE), Parts I – IV, San Jose, CA; 2006

Physiotherapy, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE); San Jose, CA; 2005

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); San Jose, CA; 2007

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); San Jose, CA; 2002

Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (CPFT), World Instructor Training Schools (WITS); NJ; 2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art; Boston, MA; 1996

Post Doctoral Education

Organic Acid, Genetic, & Toxic Chemical Testing, GPL University, San Jose, CA; 2016

Current Evaluation and Treatment of Mold Toxicity, N. Nathan, J. Banta, Santa Rosa, CA; 2016

Nutritional Keys and Clinical Gems, Logan Chiropractic College, W. Schmitt, Emeryville, CA; 2015

Functional Blood Chemistry, Texas Chiropractic College, R. Nelson, Alameda, CA; 2014

Gastrointestinal Functionality & Health, ACCME / Logan Chiropractic College, San Francisco, CA; 2014

The Autoimmune Gluten Sensitivity Connection, University of Bridgeport, San Francisco, CA; 2014

Top 7 Hormone Imbalances & How to Correct them Naturally, CNDA/S. Gottfried, San Francisco, CA; 2013

Neuro-Endocrine Immunology of Environmental Triggers, University of Bridgeport, San Francisco, CA; 2013

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2012

Functional Neurology Diplomate Program, Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies; San Francisco, CA; 2010-Present

Clinical Neurochemistry Certification Program, Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies; San Francisco, CA; 2010-2011

Neuro-Endocrine-Immunology Training Series, D. Kharrazian; Oakland/Berkeley, CA; 2010-Present

Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Clinical Application Series, D. Kharrazian, Santa Cruz/Berkeley, CA; 2007-2010

Mastering the Thyroid, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2009

Neurotransmitters and the Brain, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2008

Functional Endocrinology Case Studies, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2007

Functional Endocrinology, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2006

Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, University of Bridgeport; San Francisco, CA; 2006


Further Training and Specialization


Basic Concepts in Neurology, M. Pick; Los Angeles, CA; 2005

Advanced Practical Nutrition, M. Dobbins; San Jose, CA; 2005

Science Based Nutrition I & II, V. Merkle; San Francisco, CA; 2004-2005


Adjusting the Mind, M. Schillinger; Pleasaton, CA; 2013

Home Run Practice / Neuro Emotional Technique; 2007-2009


Extremity Adjusting Techniques, M. Charrette; Sacramento, CA; 2007

International Chiropractic Volunteer Work, Palmer Clinic Abroad; Fiji; 2006

Upper Extremity Treatment Certification, Active Release Technique (ART); San Francisco, CA; 2006

Soft Tissue Laser Treatment Certification, American Society of Laser Therapy; San Jose, CA; 2006


Neuro Emotional Technique (NET), Basic, NEXT, & Advanced Certifications; San Francisco, CA; 2005-2006

Sacro-Occipital Technique Organization (SOTO-USA) Clinical Symposium; St. Louis, MO; 2005

Cranial Techniques, Sacro-Occipital Technique Organization (SOTO-USA); San Jose & Los Angeles, CA; 2003-2006


Gonstead Technique Seminars; 2003-2006

Visceral Manipulation, Upledger/Barral Institute; San Francisco, CA; 2004

Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Upedger Institute; San Francisco, CA; 2004


Integrated Approach to Fitness Assessment, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM); San Francisco, CA; 2002

Power to the People Physical-Culture Training, P. Tsatsouline; NY, NY; 2002


Recent Talks and Speaking Engagements:

Invited by The Gluten Intolerance Group of Marin to talk on “Why do you still have Autoimmune Symptoms if you are Gluten-Free?”

Invited by The Tri-Valley Gluten Intolerance Group to speak on “Demystifying the Gluten-Free Craze”

Invited by the Gluten Free Grocery to speak about “Gluten and Autoimmune Disorders “

Past talks include:

 “Dr. Dave’s Approach to Integrated Wellness Care”

Several presentations on:  exercise program design, proper exercise technique, selection and implementation


Related Skills and Experience

Expertise in:

Functional Medicine

Laboratory Analysis

Autoimmune Disorders

Digestive Problems

Nutritional Program Development

Cranial Osteopathy / Cranial-Dental Integration

Public Speaking / Health Lectures / Patient Education

Advanced training in Neuro-Emotional Technique

Lived in China, studying Chinese Healing, Language, and Cultural Arts

Languages:  Native English, French, Mandarin Chinese (basic conversational)