Dr. Wayne Whalen, DC

Dr. Wayne Whalen, DC

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Dr. Wayne Whalen, DC is a chiropractic provider who practices in Santee, CA. Read his story

9570 Cuyamaca St Ste 101

Santee, CA 92071

Contact Information

(619) 258-1144

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Whalen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whalen "Dr Whalen first worked for ten years as an emergency department nurse, paramedic nurse and Life Flight helicopter nurse before enrolling in chiropractic school. Dr Whalen has more than 40 years experience in the health care field, including 30 years in chiropractic. He is Board Certified in Chiropractic Neurology, a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors, and an acknowledged expert in workers' compensation. He was named Student of the Years, New Doctor of the Year and Doctor of the Year by the California Chiropractic Association. He has extensive experience in treating a wide variety of patients, including weekend warriors, auto and whiplash injuries, work injuries, children and adults of all ages. We commonly see: Back injuries Neck pain Headaches Overuse syndromes Plantar fascia Jaw problems Shoulder and knee pain …. And much more! Dr Whalen has been a leader in his profession, having served as President of the California Chiropractic Association, and he chaired the national chiopractic organization charged with developing treatment guidelines. He is published in the scientific literature on a variety of subjects, and remains active in professional volunteer activities. He also served as Chairman of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters, which is charged with turning scientific evidence into treatment guidelines and helping chiropractors practice in a more evidence-based manner. He has three children either in or finishing college and lives with his wife in Santee."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whalen "We strive to provide evidence-based care in a relaxed, professional setting.  Our first job is to put you at ease, and hear your concerns.  We will do a thorough examination and provide you with ll your treatment options, including referral to other providers.  We work with a variety of other respected doctors, orthopedists, neurologist, pain management and other specialists, as well as acupuncturists and psychologists.

If we think we can help you, we'll tell you, and if not, we will help you find someone who can!"



  • Chiropractic

Board Certifications

Dr. Whalen does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Sprain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Migraine
  • Neck Injuries


  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cold Laser Therapy
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Diet Counseling
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Palmer College Of Chiropractic West
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Los Angeles College Of Chiropractic
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Whalen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Whalen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whalen's Reviews

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Dr. Whalen Says:

We are extremely gratified to have earned the trust of our many patients over the years, and the 5 star ratings they have awarded us on virtually every review site.

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Dr. Whalen accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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