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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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Operation Lightsabre 25/365 by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Helping the troops: 25/365 I wanted to spread the word about Operation Lightsabre http://www.4wheelparts.com/info/bravo.aspx http://www.4wheelparts.com/info/br ... Read on »
24/365 (Reload) Warrior Vacations . org by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Helping the troops #24 A while ago, I posted about a midwest family helping give troops a well needed vacation. I just got a message from Robert telling me about http: ... Read on »
Fly Fishing for troops (Helping the troops 21) by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As it gets warmer, time to start planning summer trips! I read a great article in the American Legion magazine about organizations that will take veterans fly-fishing. Th ... Read on »
Kseniya Simonova's portrayal of WWII by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I wanted to share an interesting video with you. It is from the TV program "Ukraine's got talent" and it shows the winner, Kseniya Simonova, as she performs a portrayal of t ... Read on »
(Funny enough to Reprise) Deployment Prep by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Thanks, Clark, for sending this. I laughed when I read it the first time, and I laughed this time too. I think I might have even blogged it before, but it is worth rep ... Read on »
Interview on WRHU Hofstra Radio by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This morning I will be interviewed on WRHU Hofstra at 0800. I will be speaking with Jeffrey Preval and the crew of the Morning Wake-Up Call. You can listen online here htt ... Read on »
Troops help seven-year-old boy injured during fighting in Marjah by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I want to share this story: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35408016/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/ The troops in Afghanistan are conducting an offensive ... Read on »
31 MAR signing at RJ Julia in Madison, CT by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I was very excited to learn that my book was on display at RJ Julia Book Sellers in Madison Connecticut! My parents snapped this picture on their iPhone and sent it to me ... Read on »
The Raven Drum Foundation Resiliency program. by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The Raven Drum Foundation is a non-profit in Malibu that was founded by Drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard and Lauren Monroe. They have helped hundreds of veterans through ... Read on »
Book Signing: FRI 5 FEB 5pm at Otto Book Store, Williamsport, PA by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This Friday, I have a book signing at Otto Bookstore in Williamsport, PA. It will be on 5 FEB from 5-8pm. Otto is an amazing store. They are exactly as they describe: "A ... Read on »
A low stress patient by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Last weekend, I built a table. I probably put the people who know me through the unnecessary worry that I would lop off a finger. We have a work table in our ... Read on »
Visit to Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Spent a good couple of days visiting the Pediatric Surgeons at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York. The hospital is part of Columbia Hospital. I gave two lectures o ... Read on »
NYT opinion piece from Veteran and troop advocate, Dan Clare by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi, Here: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/home-fires-in-balad-smoke-and-fire/ is an informative and well-written piece b ... Read on »
Tango Mike Mike by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc (picture: Roy P. Benevides, source: psywarrior.com ) Hi, I want to spread the story of a man in rare and select company: Medal of Hono ... Read on »
Thanks for the great knitting comments! 22, 23 / 365 by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I was really happy to have found the Ships Project http://www.theshipsproject.com/ The organization sends knitted goods, "little hugs from home" to tro ... Read on »
Knitting for Troops 20/365 The Ships Project by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Getting back to suggestions on how to help troops If you can knit (or want to learn: I can rebuild a trachea, but still can't knit. M. swears it is easy!) one way to su ... Read on »
RJ Julia Book Store, Madison, CT Hatian relief by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc (Source: Bookpublishing Today) One of my favorite book stores in the world, RJ Julia in Madison, CT http://www.rjjulia.com/ made ... Read on »
News From Haiti by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc (Source: HASHaiti.org; January 13, 2010 - Deschapelles, Haiti -Earthquake victims arrive for medical treatment at HAS 40 miles NW of Port-au-Prince. Support is urgently ne ... Read on »
Article: Balad medics helping nurture Iraqi National healthcare system by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Here's a great article: http://www.military.com/news/article/air-force-news/af-medics-partner-with-iraqi-hospital.html?ESRC=airforce-a.nl Medics working at the hospita ... Read on »
Thank you, S! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This Christmas, special thanks go out to S, who is spending the season far far from home. He is serving in the Middle East as a Medic, keeping people alive. S has served for ... Read on »