Medical Corps

Profiles in Medical Power – LCDR Vikas Shrivastava

LCDR Vikas Shrivastava, MC, USN USS Bataan (LHD 5) Senior Medical Officer PEOPLE LCDR Shrivastava received his commission through the NROTC program at the University of Pennsylvania and subsequently attended Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine through the Health Professions Scholarship Program.  He completed a transitional internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and served as General Medical Officer aboard USS …

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Profiles in Medical Power – CDR Rebecca Welch

CDR Rebecca Welch Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Preventive Medicine Officer PEOPLE CDR Welch completed medical school at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2005, earning a Doctor of Osteopathy degree. Following an operational tour in Okinawa, Japan, she attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Preventive Medicine residency, Master of Public …

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Navy Physicians Present Cutting Edge Research at SOMOS Annual Meeting

December 19, 2019 U.S. Navy Orthopaedic surgeons from around the world presented their cutting edge research regarding musculoskeletal trauma care at the 61st Annual meeting of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons in West Palm Beach, December 17-20. Research was offered in the form of panel discussions, stand-alone presentations and poster sessions and included a variety of topics from specific …

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Navy Surgeon General Speaks to Military Orthopaedic Surgeons about the Future Fight

December 18, 2019 WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (Dec. 18, 2019) Rear Adm. Bruce Gillingham, Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, gives a talk on the future of warfare and how Navy Medicine plans to use a “care web” to support the warfighter at the 61st Annual meeting of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. US Navy photo by CDR Denver …

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Comfort Deployment 2019: From a Surgical Doctor’s Perspective

By: LCDR Steven Bradley, MD, USN LCDR Steven Bradley is a staff anesthesiologist stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steven Bradley, an anesthesiologist aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), preps a man with a broken ankle before going into surgery off the coast of Kingston, Jamaica Oct. 28, 2019. Comfort is working with health …

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