Experience

Attending Surgeon:
North Country Hospital, Newport, VT – (November 2017)
Northern Maine Medical Center, Fort Kent, ME -Active Staff (August 2016-October 2017)
U.S. Military Hospital, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -Chief Surgeon, 10th CSH (April 2016-August 2016)
Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY -Active Staff (October 2012-May 2016)
Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Cobleskill, NY -Active Staff (October 2012-May 2016)
Abad Military Hospital, Asadabad, Afghanistan -Chief Surgeon, 948th FST (June 2012-October 2012)
The Aroostook Medical Center, Presque Isle, ME -Active Staff (June 2003-August 2012)
Chief of Surgery (2010-2011,) Courtesy Staff/Locum Tenen (November-December 2002)
Committee Membership: Surgical, Medical Quality Review, Medical Staff Executive, Credentials, Special
Care Unit nd

Ghazni Military Hospital, Ghazni, Afghanistan -Chief of Surgery and Trauma, 452
(January 2010-March 2010)
Salerno Military Hospital, Khost, Afghanistan – Chief Surgeon, 396th CSH (January 2007-April 2007)
Bagram Air Force Base, Bagram, Afghanistan -Chief of Surgery, 452nd CSH (August-December 2003)
CSH

Keweenaw Memorial Medical Center, Laurium, Ml – Active Staff ( March 1998-February 2003)
Committee Membership: Surgical
Portage Health System, Hancock, Ml -Active Staff ( March 1998-February 2003)
Committee Membership: Surgical, Patient Care Monitoring
George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital, Valley, AL -Courtesy Staff/Locum Tenen (September 4-19, 2000)
Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse, Ml -Courtesy Staff ( Fall 1998-1999)
Ontonagon Memorial Hospital, Ontonagon, Ml – Courtesy Staff ( Fall 1998-1999)
Please note that a general surgeon, for whom they were searching, was hired for the L’Anse hospital and they were no longer in need of my help, so I did not renew the latter two.
Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft, ME – Active Staff (July 1993-March 1998) Chief of Surgery (July 1995-March 1998)
Director of Nutritional Support (1993-March 1998)
Committee Membership: Intensive Care, RecruitmenURetention, Hyperalimentation, Surgical, Obstetrics
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery (October 1995) Certificate #40669
Recertified, American Board of Surgery (January 2006)
Recertified, American Board of Surgery (January 2016)
Licensure
State of New York #264446 State of Maine #013693
State of Michigan #4301071651 State of Indiana #01057398A State of Wisconsin #29759-020
State of Alabama #23504 allowed to expire DEA #BS1636604

Education

Category I CME credits (July 1987-Present)
Earned in excess of 100 hours each year in general surgery.
Residency in General Surgery, Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, WI (July 1988-June 1993)
Bruce E. Brink, M.D., Program Director
Internship in General Surgery, Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA (July 1987-June 1988) Phillip W. Susann, M.D., Program Director
Doctor of Medicine, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, Tulsa, OK, (May 1987)
Bachelor of Science, Grove City College, Grove City, PA (May 1983)

Professional Associations

Medical Society of Otsego County, Member (2013-2016)
Maine Medical Association, Member (2003-2012, 2016)
Tri-County Medical Society, Member (2003-2012) President (2009-2010)
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Member (2009-2012, 2014-present)
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Member (2007-2012, 2013-Present)
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, Member (February 2000-June 2007, December 2011-2012)
Christian Medical and Dental Association (1990-Present)
Michigan Speakers Bureau, Against Physician-Assisted Suicide

Other Affiliations

Medical Corps, Unites States Army Reserve, (1988-present,) Chief of Surgery 452nd CSH (2003-present,) Colonel (2006-present)
Prison Ministry, Member (2014-2016)
House of Comfort Hospice Home, Founding Board of Directors, Vice President (2009-2012) Omega House Hospice Home, Founding Board of Directors, Vice President (2001-2003) Pregnancy Services of Houghton County (Crisis Pregnancy Center), Member (1998-2003,)
Chairman (1999-2002)