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Teach, Coach and Inspire


CARUTHERS – Many people live by mottos or personal mission statements. For Dr. Bart Bishop, a new chiropractor at Adventist Health / Community Care – Caruthers East, it’s to teach, coach and inspire.

“When I was a candy-striper in the Emergency Department, I noticed people would become disappointed because all they wanted were pain pills,” says Bishop. “I prefer to teach, coach and inspire people to adopt a wellness lifestyle.”

He became a candy-striper, or a volunteer, at St. Francis Hospital in Lynwood, Calif., after his mom passed away from a rare form of kidney cancer. It was right then that he vowed to become “the doctor who was going to save the world.” 

Bishop later experienced that people with back pain were highly motivated to heal and get well. So, he attended Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic.

He owned a private practice in the Whittier/Santa Fe Springs areas for 31 years before opening an office in Reedley. Bishop will continue to see patients at his private practice in Reedley and at Caruthers East.

The native of Cudahy in the Los Angeles area is married and has five adult children. In his free time, he enjoys SCUBA diving, amateur (HAM) radio and magic.

He may be reached at Community Care - Caruthers East, 2357 W. Tahoe Ave., with a phone number of (559) 864-5200. More information is available by visiting