Emergency Medicine Residency, Michigan State University
Chief Resident 2000-2001
University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Certifications & Licensure
AZ State Medical License
CO State Medical License
GA State Medical License
MI State Medical License
MN State Medical License
MO State Medical License
NC State Medical License
ND State Medical License
NM State Medical License
OR State Medical License
TX State Medical License
Professional Memberships & Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine
American Board Of Emergency Medicine
Fellow American Academy Of Emergency Physicians
Anti-aging Fellowship (A4M) in-progress
Sports Medicine (A4M)
April 2013 – current
ED Staff Physician/ AB Staffing
Cass Lake IHS, 2009 — Present
ED Staff physician
Tri-County Hospital, 2014-2015
Deer River Health Care Center – Essentia Health Physician Dept of Emergency Medicine
Mar 2009-Dec 2013
ED Staff physician
North Country Regional Hospital, 06/2001-10/2013
Opinion & Special Articles: Neurologist: Specialized primary care provider vs consultant. Shaheen E. Lakhan, Mitchel Schwindt, Bashar N. Alshareef, Deborah Tepper, and MaryAnn Mays. Neurology 2013;81:e1-e2. http://www.neurology.org/content/81/1/e1.full.pdf
An ER Doctor’s Guide To Urgent Care & The ER c2012. Publisher: Sunrise River Press
Telemedicine Templates: Improve Speed & Efficiency; Schwindt M., c2014
Test Taking Strategies: The Proven Methods For Success C2013 Publisher:SingularisMediaGroup
Reducing the incidence of post LP headaches.
Tricks of the Trade
Emergency Medicine: Acute Care for the Primary Care Physician June 2004
Foreign Body Removal
Emergency Medicine: The Practice Journal for Emergency and Urgent Care
Accuracy and Interobserver Agreement in Detecting the ‘Gallop
Sounds’ Using a Cardiology Patient Simulator.
Michigan State University –Butterworth Campus Program in Emergency Medicine
Attitude and Opinion: Survey Results from The University of North Dakota School of Medicine.
Advisor: R. Schauer, M.D. UND School of Medicine Dept. of Community Medicine, 1998.
African Trypanosomes: Synthesis of Variable Surface Glycoproteins in Yeast?
National Institutes Of Health Summer Research Grant
Advisor: D. Reinitz, Ph.D. UND School ofMedicine,
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, 1992.
Electroporation of Yeast: A Method of Plasmid Introduction.
Poster Presentation at Summer Research Forum Research Undergraduate Exchange
Advisor: D. Reinitz, Ph.D. UND School of Medicine Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, 1992.
In 3 words, how would patients describe your style?
Compassionate, Friendly, Dedicated
What is one thing you wish your patients did more of?
Better food choices have the power to impact health, control genes and change lives.
What’s your favorite part about being a doctor?
I love getting to know my patients and finding ways to help improve their lives beyond just a prescription.
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