Dr Tim's Education

Dr. Bhakta attended the University of Kansas and graduated in 2000 with a double major in Biology and Microbiology with a concentration in Genetics and a research emphasis in biochemistry. After graduation, he worked as a laboratory technician for the FMC-Monsanto chemical plant for a year and then as a microbiologist with Biological Services for 15 months before attending Cleveland Chiropractic College.

Dr. Bhakta graduated with a Doctorate degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City in 2005. During that time he also attained certification in Acupuncture through the National Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a fellowship in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Society of America. While in private practice, Dr. Bhakta perused a Master's of Science degree in Biomechanics and Human Movement with a specialization in sports conditioning from ATSU. He also completed specializations though the National Academy of Sports Medicine in Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement.

Education Outline


  • 2010, M.S. Biomechanics & Human Movement , AT Still University
  • 2005, D.C. Doctor of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College
  • 2000, B.A. Biology with a biochemistry research emphasis, University of Kansas
  • 2000, B.A. Microbiology with a genetics concentration, University of Kansas

Specializations & Certifications

  • 2010, Sports Conditioning Specialization, AT Still University
  • 2010, Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • 2009, Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • 2005, Board Certified Chiropractor, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2005, Fellowship in Acupuncture, Acupuncture Society of America
  • 2003, Certification in Acupuncture, National Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine