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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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14/365 Give a gift membership to the American Legion by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The American Legion is a great organization for veterans. The provide community service, help with local and youth programs, and offer a friendly relaxed place for veterans to ... Read on »
11 NOV Veterans eat free at Applebees by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This is advertising I'm happy to pass along: Applebees restaurants will serve Active Duty Military and Veterans Free from a selected menu on Veteran's Day, 11 NOV 2009. ... Read on »
Thank you Capt. Rob Yllescas by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Thank you Capt. Rob Yllescas. You are not forgotton. Thank you Dena, your strength and bravery are inspiring. http://yllescasfamily.blogspot.com/2009/10/one-year-sinc ... Read on »
For the Troops (13/365) Donate frequent flier miles by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I don't know about you all, but I get that periodic letter from the frequent flier miles program telling me to buy magazines or lose my miles. I usually lose them Here ... Read on »
12/365 Give a soldier a vacation! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've come across several organizations that offer free vacations to troops returning home from deployment. Each of these organizations is usually the effort of a small number ... Read on »
11/365 Donate a cell phone for the troops by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Both times I deployed, I took my satellite phone. It was a big fat brick of a phone, it looked a little like the old briefcase phones, like the drug dealers were using in the ... Read on »
(10/365) Help reservists by donating leave and sick days by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi, Just a quick note today on this: It is an incredible strain on reservists and guard troops when they have to pull up roots, disrupt family and work, and serve th ... Read on »
If you didn't get it already: Coupon info by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi, I'm sure that most of you who read this blog already have this coupon, but I wanted to make sure that anyone who was going to buy the book got the discount. Our publi ... Read on »
A coupon for my new book: "Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq" by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Recreation Hi, My main blog site is   http://www.coppolathebook.blogspot.com   My new book, "Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq" is coming out 1 NOV. I wanted to share a dis ... Read on »
Holiday suport for troops (9/365) Operation Love from Home by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Send cards and support to the troops: Operation Love From Home http://www.operationlovefromhome.org/ Has organized a holday card drive for troops deployed over se ... Read on »
For the troops (8/365) Volunteer in the Hospital by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A wonderful way to help out troops and veterans at a time when they really could benefit from a helping hand and a smiling face is to volunteer at a military hospital or a Vet ... Read on »
For the Troops (7/365) Visit a museum by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A scene from the Newseum http://www.newseum.org/ This weekend, I attended a reception for alumni of the Children's National Medical Center http:// ... Read on »
Pre-Med? Here's some (other) great blogs! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi, I received a very generous honor today: My blog was picked as one of the 99 best blogs for medical students over at the LPN to RN blog. Here is the full list: ... Read on »
Supporting troops (6/365) Care packages with AnySoldier by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Man, did we love care packages! I remember when SP wrote a newsletter for his church. He told his fellow parishioners back home that we wanted Twizzlers and beef jerky. A few ... Read on »
Troop Support! (5/365) Hire veterans! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This war is producing many young men and women who have completed their military service and are reentering civilian life. Remember, they took care of us, lets take care ... Read on »
Like this blog? Vote for it! by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Hi! I'm all smiles because I'm cheerfully asking for your vote as best medical blogger on Wellsphere! Here is my Wellsphere profile ( Wellsphere is a ... Read on »
Supporting Troops (3/365) Fisher House by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Now here is an organization near and dear to my heart: Fisher House www.fisherhouse.org When I was a pediatric surgeon in Texas at the Wilford Hall Medical ... Read on »
Thank you (Support the Troops 2/365) by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc People often ask me what they can do for the troops. The simplest things are often most effective. My advice, is just say "Thank you" Believe me, it is appreciated. I thi ... Read on »
Our book website is live www.coppolathebook.com by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Our book website is now available: http://www.coppolathebook.com The site is a multimedia exploration of the book. There are two benefits of purchasing the book o ... Read on »
Word from one who knows writing and the military by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Today I received a wonderful comment on the book from a friend who is a writer and is very familiar with military family life. "Pediatric Surgeon Christopher Coppola sprin ... Read on »