Dr. Dinsmore has been in private practice in Chula Vista since 1986 and has successfully treated thousands of patients with all types of general medicine conditions, as well as work and auto injuries, and has served as an expert witness in medical legal cases.
A resident of Chula Vista since 1961 he attended Palomar, Greg Rodgers and Loma Verde Elementary Schools, Castle Park Jr. and Senior High Schools and the University of San Diego before earning a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine from the California Acupuncture College. Dr. Dinsmore is also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional.
Before retiring his martial arts business Dr. Dinsmore taught Kung Fu San Soo in Chula Vista for 40 years to men, women and children as well as local police, U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Navy SEAL Teams and USMC commandos. With two generations of Kung Fu Masters under him, Dr. Dinsmore is one of the Grandfathers of the art he taught at Kung Fu San Soo Chula Vista with associated schools in Arizona, Connecticut, Missouri, Oklahoma, Washington and Costa Rica.
A Christian Taoist priest, Richard serves as Abbot of the San Qing Temple Sanctuary and Seminary in San Diego, and is a Certified Chaplain and a member of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy.