About Timothy Kelemen

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Timothy J. Kelemen Doctor of Chiropractic

Timothy “Dr. Tim” J. Kelemen,
Doctor of Chiropractic


Dr. Kelemen (or “Dr. Tim” as we all like to call him) was born in Bellflower, California in 1958 and is the middle of nine children. He has been a life-long resident of the Artesia and Cerritos area. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Esther, for over 20 years and has five wonderful children.


Dr. Kelemen attended Saint John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California and attended Cerritos Community College in Cerritos, California. From there he attended California State University, Long Beach, CA.


After graduation, he attended Pasadena College of Chiropractic in Pasadena, California. Dr. Kelemen completed a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1983. He passed the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners examination in January of 1984.


Dr. Kelemen served a preceptorship as an Assistant Chiropractor at Farquhar Chiropractic from 1980 until 1983. From 1983 until 1987, Dr. Kelemen was a Chiropractor working under Helzer Chriopractic. In 1987, Dr. Kelemen opened his own Chiropractic Practice in Artesia, CA. In 1998, Dr. Kelemen moved his practice to Cerritos, CA, where he has been ever since.


While caring for the Artesia/Cerritos community health and their chiropractic needs for the past 26 years, Dr. Kelemen has also been actively giving back to his community through public service. Dr. Kelemen served on the Artesia City Council between 1994 and 1999 and held the office of the Mayor of Artesia in 1997. Before serving on the Artesia City Council, Dr. Kelemen served as the Director of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California from 1991 to 1993, representing over 2 million residents. From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Kelemen served on the Atresia Planning Commission and held the office of Chairman.


In addition to his service to the general public, Dr. Kelemen has also been involved serving the local business community through various business organizations. He has also been a city liaison and member of various community service groups. From 1983-1987, Dr. Kelemen was the Vice President of the Bellflower Host Lion’s Club and an officer and the Director of the Artesia Chamber of Commerce from 1988 to 1990.


Dr. Tim is especially proud of his wife Esther, who was elected Citizen of the Year for the City of Artesia in 1992.