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Curriculum Vitae

Meet our chiropractic physician in Kingman

Patricia Dianne Haydon DC, DABCO, DABCC, FIACA is known for her extensive clinical experience. Her goal is to provide excellence in chiropractic healthcare, while delivering exceptional customer service in an educational environment. She provides a treatment plan that empowers patients to improve and maintain their overall health.

Clinical experience 

Owner and Chiropractic Physician, First Chiropractic of Kingman, 2000-present
  • Clinical: Self-employed in private practice providing chiropractic and acupuncture services for a variety of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders to persons of all ages. 
  • Administrative: manage all aspects of daily business practice including accounts payable, electronic billing and coding, record keeping development of all forms, policies and procedures, management and training of clerical and professional staff, advertising and promotion.
  • Regulatory: serve as Privacy officer to implement Hippa policies and procedures; conduct security analysis by monitoring and testing the security of all PHI both electronic and paper; conduct attestations for reimbursement through federal incentive programs 
Owner and Chiropractic Physician, First chiropractic of Bullhead City, 1987-1999
  • Self-employed in private practice employing up to two associate doctors and eight support staff in two separate locations. 
  • Chiropractic Consulting: Claims Review and lndependent Medical Examinations, 1991-2004
  • Provided retrospective peer review and Independent Medical Examinations for insurance companies, attorneys and chiropractors
Clinic Director First Chiropractic of Prescott, 1985-1987
  • Opened and operated a chiropractic healthcare clinic as an employee chiropractor
Chiropractic Extern and Associate Chiropractic physician, 1984-1985 
  • George Hibner, DC First Chiropractic of Scottsdale

Professional leadership

Complementary and Alternative Medicine 'CAM' Committee of Kingman Regional Medical Center Foundation (KRMC Foundation), 2008-present
  • Founding Chairman: worked with the KRMC Foundation to organize mission statement, bylaws and standing rules for a new committee of this nonprofit charitable organization 
  • Chairman of the CAM BAM! Obstacle Challenge Race Fundraiser in 2O12, 2O13, and 2014 which raised funds to provide CAM services to people in Mohave County who could not otherwise afford treatment
State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners (AZBCE), 2003-2012
  • The chiropractic regulatory agency for the State of Arizona charged with protecting the health, welfare and safety of the public through the enforcement of the laws governing the practice of chiropractic. 
  • Appointed by Governor Janet Napolitano and reappointed by Governor Jan Brewer 
  • 2OO7-2O12 Chairman: Chaired monthly board meetings, conducted performance review of the Executive Director and monitored the function of the agency; Collaborated with the office of the Governor, the Legislature, the profession and stakeholders on Legislation that impacted the delivery and regulation of chiropractic healthcare. Served as delegate to the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards the national organization comprised of representatives from all 50 state regulatory boards. lntroduced and successfully passed legislation for the licensing and regulation of facilities that provide chiropractic healthcare but are not owned by licensed chiropractors.
  • 2004-2007 vice chairman Arizona Board of chiropractic Examiners: chaired meetings in the absence of the chairman, reviewed hundreds of patient records 
  • 2003 -2012 Professional member: utilized my knowledge and experience in the practice of chiropractic medicine when adjudicating hundreds of complaints.
American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists (ACCO), 2002-2003
  • International organization dedicated to the advancement of the practice of non-surgical orthopedics. Served as Exhibitor Coordinator for conventions in Hawaii and San Antonio.
  • American Board of chiropractic consultants (ABCC), 1997-2003
National certifying board for chiropractic consultants affiliated with the ACCC 
  • Secretary/Treasurer: kept all meeting minutes and financial records 
  • Participated in the development of a Job Task Analysis for chiropractic consultants, assisted in the development of an examination with appropriate psychometric properties, proctored and graded examination results for Diplomate status with ABCC
American college of chiropractic consultants (ACCC), 1995
  • National organization that aspires to advance and encourage programs which educate all utilization management professionals to reach the highest levels of achievement intellectually, scientifically, accurately and ethically. 
  • Vice President and Convention Chairman
American chiropractic Association: National Professional Association, 1987-present
  • Arizona Association of Chiropractic: State Professional Association, 2987-2011
  • Member with service as a local representative for Mohave County

Education certification

  • 1995, International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture
  • Successfully completed postgraduate education and examination for fellow Status (FIACA). The IACA is an institute of higher learning dedicated to teaching physicians of all disciplines both the ancient as well as contemporary principles of acupuncture. 
  • 1994, American Board of Chiropractic Consultants
  • Successfully completed postgraduate education and written and oral examinations for Diplomate status with the national certifying board. This subspecialty focuses on peer/utilizations review, quality assurance and standard of care issues.
  • 1992, American Board of Chiropractic Othropedics
  • Successfully completed postgraduate education and a two part examination process for Diplomate status with the national certifying board for chiropractic orthopedics. This subspecialty involves the nonsurgical management of orthopedic conditions.
  • 1985, Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, TX 
  • Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic 
  • Valedictorian 
  • Magna cum Laude 
  • Omega Psi and Beryl Abate Scholarship recipient
  • Clinic lntern Fellow/ Staff Assistant to Clinic Director
  • Microbiology Lab TA
  • Ethics Committee Officer and Chairperson
  • Omega Psi Honor Society
Other Education
  • 1987-1991, Completed 300+ hours of postgraduate education in Chiropractic Orthopedics sponsored by Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
  • 1995, International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, completed 200+ hours of acupuncture and examination for Fellow status
  • 1993, Spinal Disability and Impairment Rating training and certification sponsored by New York College of Chiropractic
  • 2000, Recertified for American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics: successfully completed a written examination process
  • 2003, Completed training and certified to perform Manipulation Under Anesthesia, California Academy for MUA, Phoenix, AZ. Performed MUA at Doctor's Surgery Center in Kingman , AZ and Laser Surgery Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • 2005, Completed education and certification to provide Graston Technique
  • 2008, Completed Part I Kinesiotape training
  • 1980-82, University of Houston, Houston, TX 
  • Major: Medical Technology/Human Biology 
  • Honors Program 
  • Tri Beta National Honors Society


  • Microbiology Lab Teaching Assistant Texas Chiropractic College 
  • Preceptor for Chiropractic Externs from Texas Chiropractic College and Northwestern College of Chiropractic and Palmer West College 
  • Served as Preceptor for Family Residence Program of Kingman Regional Medical Center supervising an Osteopathic Resident for a rotation in spinal manipulation 
  • Served on Acupuncture Committee of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners to develop test questions 
  • Proctored Part IV of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners clinical competency examination

Volunteer / community activity

  • Soroptimist International of Kingman/Bullhead City 
  • 26 year member, past president of Sl of Bullhead City 
  • CAM Committee of KRMC Foundation 
  • Beta Sigma Phi, past president and current treasurer 
  • Kingman Chamber of Commerce


  • Arizona Chiropractic Physician License #AZ 4146, since May 1986
  • Arizona Physiotherapy Certification #2008
  • Acupuncture Certification #092
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