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Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Surgery
San Antonio, Texas
Hi, I'm a military Pediatric Surgeon in San Antonio.
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Consider taking a moment to vote for our children's hospital by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Please consider taking a moment to vote for our children's hospital. Credit Union Direct will donate $20,000 to the hospital that gets the most votes. You can vote once each ... Read on »
Our new textbook: Pediatric Surgery - Diagnosis and Treatment by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I am happy to announce that our new textbook has just been published! Our mission was to gather together useful information for practitioners at the bedside caring for child ... Read on »
Help our Pink Glove Video win by voting! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi everyone, As many of you know, since leaving the Air Force I work for Geisinger Health System. It is an incredible place with a great big team of friends and neig ... Read on »
Help us spread the word about the Peter Gelinas Memorial scholarship! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc We have more and more people involved in our mission to create a scholarship in memory of Peter Gelinas, who died in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade center ... Read on »
Help Fisher House for Free! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Here is a way you can help Fisher House for Free Vote for Fisher House to win 10 million flight miles from United http://10millioncharitymiles.com/charity/17?utm_s ... Read on »
Launching a fundraiser for the Peter Gelinas Memorial Scholarship by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Fundraiser: Peter Gelinas Memorial Scholarship Organized by the Xavier High School Class of 1986     The Xavier High School co ... Read on »
Marine Corps Marathon Finished! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Last weekend, Meredith and I completed the Marine Corps Marathon! It was a thrilling conclusion to a steady and rewarding training schedule. We were able to raise over $1200 ... Read on »
One at bat for Adam Greenberg! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Adam Greenberg made it to the major leagues in 2005 with the Chicago Cubs. During his first at-bat, the very first pitch thrown was a 92 mph fast ball that hit him in the ba ... Read on »
Shoes! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc More on our marathon training, the story of shoes! Also a pic after our latest race. http://whenmarathonsattack.blogspot.com/ Read on »
National bike month by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc May is national bike month! This is exciting to me for several reasons. First, my brother and sister-in-law, Adam and Christy, are on outreach for Bikesbelong ... Read on »
Guard soldier fired before Iraq deployment wins lawsuit by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Tonight President Obama broadcast a message from Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan. On the anniversary of the death of Bin Ladin, he pledged to continue the mission to destro ... Read on »
ATV training courses for kids by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As a pediatric surgeon at Geisinger Medical Center, one of my responsibilities is the care of child trauma victims. Unfortunately, I frequently see children who have been ... Read on »
Hi! Happy Sun ... by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi! Happy Sunday. As I sit lazily on my couch (don't worry, we have our 4mi training run coming up, and it is a beautiful day in Central PA!) I took literally ... Read on »
The whole family and I just re ... by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The whole family and I just returned home from Roanoke after attending the Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine Alliance Book and Author Dinner. Their group put together a stu ... Read on »
When Marathons Attack! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Realization is setting in: one way or another I have to get my spongy knees to go 26mi this fall! Fortunately I have a good wingman. My wingman, or rather, wingwoman, is ... Read on »
Much to do this weekend by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hello, again, hello. Ah a weekend off, just lovely. Nothing to do today, the schedule is clear as scotch tape. I love it, but it is not always easy to do nothing. I ... Read on »
Rules of Engagement vs. Stand Your Ground by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Here is a very interesting editorial from John Soltz, founder and chairman of VoteVets.org http://www.votevets.org/news?id=0523 He compares how the Rules of Eng ... Read on »
I had to double check to be sure it was about me! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It is wonderful to talk with Dr. Hayden Hollingsworth. He has a kindness that befits an empathetic physician, and an easygoing calm and confidence that comes of experience ... Read on »
Keep Safe on ATVs by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Through the military and my hospital appointments I’ve been able to work in some incredible regions of the US. In both southern Texas and central Pennsylvani ... Read on »
Civilization by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I believe that something I can make for myself just tastes sweeter. At least I hope the batch of beer that we brewed up today tastes sweet a month from now when it is read ... Read on »