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  • I am a board certified otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon, retired after a long and successful career with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group in Fontana and Ontario, California. I also retired at the end of 2016 as Director of Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership, a project of the Second Amendment Foundation.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency
  • Southern Illinois University School of MedicineMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1981 - 2022
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award Second Amendment Foundation, 2016
  • Founder and Past Director Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership, 1993-2016

Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters


Authored Content

  • Policing the Speech of Each Other Doesn't Improve TeamworkMay 2019
  • Why Does Organized Medicine Hate Guns?December 2017
  • Why Congress Stopped Gun Control Activism at the CDCNovember 2015

Grant Support

  • Matching GrantNational Shooting Sports Foundation2000–Present

Professional Memberships