Meet Team Wardocs
WarDocs was created by 3 Army surgeons at various stages of our careers. We've all had many unique experiences as military physicians and our paths have crossed with many military medical heroes with great stories to tell. WarDocs will introduce you to these patriots, who will share insights and lessons learned from their amazing experiences across the globe. If you like war stories and medical drama, WarDocs has you covered!
Doug Soderdahl is a Urologist who retired from the Army in June 2021 after 38 years in uniform (30 on Active Duty). He attended Wheaton College and then graduated from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed urology training at Madigan AMC and an Endourology Fellowship at EVMS. He has deployed twice and has held various titles in his career including Commander, Program Director, Surgeon in Chief, and Army Urology Consultant to the Army Surgeon General. He's been married for 32 years and has 4 adult children. He enjoys the outdoors, his 2 rescue dogs, roasting coffee, and trying to injure himself on a mountain bike. He is also new to retirement and trying to figure out the local Early Bird Specials and advanced Pickleball strategy.
Doug is the Executive Director of WarDocs-The Military Medicine Podcast
Kevin Kniery is a Vascular Surgeon at Brooke Army Medical Center. He started two popular surgical podcasts; Behind The Knife - The Surgery Podcast, and Audible Bleeding - The Vascular Surgery Podcast. He is an avid podcast listener, an endurance sport enthusiast, and a father. He went to the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, for his undergraduate degree and Tulane for his MD and MPH. He completed his general surgery residency training at Madigan AMC and his vascular fellowship at a combined program between Cornell and Columbia in New York City.
Kevin also serves as the WarDocs Board of Directors Secretary
Wayne Causey is a Vascular Surgeon at Brooke Army Medical Center and is the current OTSG Army consultant for vascular surgery and has been the Vascular Surgery Service Chief. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, and completed his medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. He finished his general surgery residency at Madigan and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of California at San Francisco. In addition to being a father of four, he enjoys playing the piano and mentoring the youth at his church.
Wayne also serves as the WarDocs Board of Directors Treasurer
Board of Directors
Jeff Clark MD, MPH, MSS, FAAFP. Jeff is a retired Army Major General. Sue and Jeff Clark have been married for 40 years and served in multiple stateside and overseas assignments and deployments during their 35 year career; they now live in Santa Fe, NM--time for travel and hiking--life is good. They have three married children; two granddaughters; and a golden doodle. Jeff was privileged to serve at many levels of our Military Health System retiring as US Army MEDCOM Deputy Commander for Operations and Chief of the Medical Corps. He is honored to continue to serve our MHS as a member of the WarDocs Team.
Jeff currently serves as the Chairman of the WarDocs Board of Directors
Sean Murphy, MD is a retired Air Force Major General who now lives in Wilmington, NC with his wife Karen. They have two married children and two granddaughters. He graduated from the AFA in 1981, the Uniformed Services University in 1984, Pediatrics in 1988 and the National War College in 2003. They enjoyed many overseas and continental US assignments and loved them all because they have always understood that “Happiness is a Choice”. Sean retired out of Washington D.C. as the AF Deputy Surgeon General in 2021. He is passionate about giving back what he can to the Joint Military forces that he so proudly served. Supporting War Docs is one of those passions.
Tyrone Willis is a retired Command Master Chief after completing 32 years of naval service. He has held several senior enlisted positions at all levels, retiring as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Defense Health Agency, Capital Region Directorate. He has deployed several times around the world including Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom with Marines and sailors. He received his BS and MBA from Grantham University. He is currently employed at the Uniformed Service University of Health Sciences as a Recruitment Specialist for Diversity. He has been married for 28 years and has 3 adult children and one daughter-in-law. He enjoys youth outreach and church mission trips around the world.
Kim Causey has been a military spouse for the past 19+ years. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Davis, and received an MBA from SUNY New Paltz. She is privileged to work primarily in raising her 4 children and volunteers at her church, fosters puppies, and enjoys gardening. She provides the needed perspective of military spouses and enjoys connecting with other military spouses.