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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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My friend is awesome! 21/365 by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi! Today I want to tell you about my friend M. who has found a very selfless and vital way to help the troops. M. is a Clinical Psychologist, and he has had a civilia ... Read on »
Hi,I wanted to share with you a ... by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi, I wanted to share with you a review my book recieved in the New York Times Health page: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/health/11chen.html?_r=1&ref=health Tha ... Read on »
Santa at PrimeLending in San Antonio! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc For friends in San Antonio, Passing along an event: PrimeLending in North San Antonio is sponsoring a charity event to benefit the Fisher Houses at BAM ... Read on »
Online Interview, tomorrow 30 NOV by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Tomorrow I'll be interviewed online with War Child, from their Canada office. The interview will start at 7pm EST. Read about it here: http://www.warchild.ca/new ... Read on »
Take 10 sec: with Let's say Thanks 20/365 by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Take 10 seconds to visit Xerox and fill out a card to be sent to a soldier in Iraq. Visit this site: www.LetsSayThanks.com Pick out your card, write a short messa ... Read on »
Interview on ooh books! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Here is a great blog on books, oh and by the way, they interviewed me! http://oohbooks.blogspot.com/2009/11/interview-with-dr-coppola-coppola.html Thanks for your interes ... Read on »
Tchnorati claim by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This post is just a technicality to claim my blog on techorati. VE4CRE545YSD it will end up here: http://technorati.com/blogs/coppolathebook.blogspot.com Thanks ... Read on »
19/ 365 Holiday Mail for Heroes from the Red Cross by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Time Sensitive!! You have to send in your holiday greetings to the troops by 7 DEC!!! Once again, the Red Cross is mobilizing to send cards to the troops. Here is th ... Read on »
NPR interview transcript/recording by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Thank you for all the great comments I got about the interview between me and Liane Hansen on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. (Either people are being nice, or they didn't ... Read on »
Interview on NPR tomorrow (SUN)! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Tomorrow, on NPR's Weekend Edition, Sunday, Liane Hansen is airing our interview at 0920 AM! I'm very excited to hear how it turned out. I visited the studio to sit down with ... Read on »
19/365 Bring a troop home for Thanksgiving: your home by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc When Meredith and I were in San Antonio, we knew we were living a few miles from the site where all the new Airmen were going through basic training. For those who did the 8 ... Read on »
Voting supports the troops 18/365 by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This blog post is to tell you a simple, but very important way we can support troops. VOTE! The vote is one of our most precious rights. Soldiers have fought for us ... Read on »
Delayed Veteran's day wishes, and a book! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Well, it's midnight on the 12th, and I'm finally getting a chance to write. It has been a string of busy days that have had me operating past 10pm. Today, I attended a da ... Read on »
How many would they have saved? by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Chief Warrant Officer Michael Grant Cahill (Ret.) was both a RN and a PA at Ft. Hood, also father of three and grandfather of one. Maj. Libardo Eduardo Caraveo was a father ... Read on »
Helping the troops and families at Ft. Hood by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc If you are in the South/Central TX area, you can help the injured troops and civilians from Ft. Hood by donating blood and platelets. here are some locations where you ca ... Read on »
Condonlences by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc To the families of the fallen and wounded at Ft. Hood, I send you condolences and and good wishes from me and my family. This is not fair. You deserved better. You willin ... Read on »
new guidelines for wear of PTU by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The Air Force has released new guidelines for the wear of the physical training uniform. (PTU) If you can't think of any reason to thank a troop, read this small sampli ... Read on »
16/365 Save a veteran's life by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Veteran deaths due to suicide have surpassed combat deaths in OIF. An estimated 18 of the 25 million US veterans commits suicide every day. http://www.cbsnews.com/sto ... Read on »
Memorial Medical Center after Katrina, Revisited by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc (The Helipad of Memorial Medical Center, the last point of departure for critically ill patients during evacuation. Source: NYT) I'm writing a presentation on Disaster ... Read on »
#15 Valour-IT Hi Tech for injured troops by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc (graphic from www.coxandforkum.com / soldiers' angels ) Now I've already mentioned Soldiers' Angels in #1, but get on over there to check out their program: VALOUR-IT ... Read on »