Department of Surgery Faculty
Allen C. Whitford, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division: Emergency Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Emergency Medicine
Des Moines University College of Ost. Medicine, D.O.
University of Oklahoma BS, Physician Associate
Emergency Medicine - Brooke Army Medical Center(BAMC)
Research interests: Simulation in Medical Education
"Flatten Vena Cava" in blunt abdomen trauma. Revisited RSNA 2000 NOU Flatten Vena Cava revisited non trauma p.t. Journal of Radiology Jan 01
Simulation in Medical Education APMMC 05
Simulation in Medical Education AAEM
Biosketch: Dr. Allen C. Whitford, DO graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 1992 from the University of Oklahoma. In another life he was a Special Forces Medic during the Vietnam War and a Physician Assistant with the United States Army Special Forces. He attended the Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, earning his DO in 1996. Following medical school, Dr. Whitford completed a Transitional Year internship at Brooke Army Medical Center from 1996–1997 and an Emergency Medicine residency from 1997–2000. Dr. Whitford joined the Division of Emergency Medicine as an Assistant Professor in 2003.
AMA, ACEP, AAEM