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COL (Dr.) David Doman- Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgeon Supporting Special Operations

Updated: Aug 5, 2022

COL (Dr.) David Doman, M.D. is an Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgeon with three combat deployments. In this episode, he discusses his Marine Corps career as an Engineer Officer before medical school and his transition to a medical career. We discuss his training in Orthopedic Surgery at BAMC during a high influx period of combat-wounded soldiers with his memorable cases. He spent eight years working as an orthopedic surgeon at Ft. Campbell, KY, with two deployments supporting special operations units. After his hip and knee replacement fellowship, he had a third to the Baghdad Role 3 Field Hospital, providing support to those in his Role 2 shoes. We also discuss his tips for being ready for deployments, maintaining surgical skills, and his upcoming transition to private civilian medical practice.

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