Family Practice Military Physican Expert Witness

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Family Medicine Board Certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Medicine, Advanced Trauma Life Support Medicine, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Medicine, Aerospace Medicine, Sports Medicine, Combat Casualty Care Medicine, Military Surgical Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Humanitarian Aid Medicine, Disaster Relief Medicine, Naval Medicine, Marine Corps Medicine, Medical Doctor


Family Practice Residency, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, 1986 – 1988

Residency Training, Family Practice Internship, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, 1981 – 1982

Residency Training, Aerospace Medicine, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola Naval Air Station, 2008-2010

M.P.H., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 2007-2008

M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, 1977 – 1981

B.S. with Honors in Premedical Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1974 – 1977

Preparatory School, Notre Dame International School for Boys, Rome, Italy, 1971 – 1972


American Board of Family Practice, 1989, 1996, 2003, 2009; certified through 2016

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine, 1986

Board Eligible, Preventive Medicine/Aerospace Medicine, 2010

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1981

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Provider, American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association

Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Heart Association

Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Combat Casualty Care Course, U.S. Army, Platoon Commander, 1999

Civilian Work Experience

Private Practice, Stillwater Family Medicine & Urgent Care Center, Stillwater, OK, 2001 – 2005

Private Practice, Perkins Family Clinic, Perkins, OK, 1999 – 2001

Medical Director, Employees’ Healthcare Center, Stillwater, OK, 1997 – 1999

Attending Physician, St. John Medical Center, Doctor’s Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK, 1989 – 1998

Founder/Owner, Skiatook Family Medical Center, Skiatook, OK, 1983 – 1997

Emergency Room Staff Physician, St. John Medical Center & St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, 1991 – 1996

Military Experience

Graduate, Naval Aviation Safety Officer School, 2009

Naval Flight Surgeon, January, 2009

Senior Medical Officer, Joint POW/MIA Command Mission to Laos, March/April, 2007

Senior Medical Officer, Navy/Marine Corps Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief in support of “Operation Aftershock,” earthquake in Java, Indonesia, May/June 2006

Lieutenant Commander, Family Medicine Department, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan, 2005 – 2007

Surgical Company Bravo, 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Naval Station Washington, U.S. Marine Corps, 2001 – 2002

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Naval Reserves, 1998 – 2002

Department Head, Fleet Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1998 – 2001

Major, Active Duty U.S. Air Force, Operation Desert Shield/Storm, 1991
Captain, U.S. Air Force Reserves, 1982 – 1991

First Lieutenant, Oklahoma Army National Guard, 135th Medical Company, 1981 – 1982

Professional Organizations

Southern Medical Association

American College of Sports Medicine

Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.

Professional Activities

Tropical Medicine Course Certification, USUHS, 2007

Humanitarian Aid/Disaster Relief Course, USUHS, 2007

Case Presentation, Annual Meeting of Aerospace Medical Association, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Keynote Address, Society for U.S. Naval Fight Surgeons, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Selected for Case Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, 1990

Senior Editorial Board Member & Family Practice Council Member, Postgraduate Medicine, 1986 – 1990

Selected for Case Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1989

Finalist, Scientific Paper Competition, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, 1986

Military Decorations

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2)

Air Force Achievement Medal

National Defense Medal

Global War on Terrorism Medal

Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Medal

Oklahoma National Guard Desert Storm Medal
Expert, Small Arms


Over 200 articles, seven books.