Douglas Dechairo

Chief of Staff
Primary office:


Medical Training:
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

San Diego Naval Hospital
San Diego, CA

Board Certified in Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine
Board Certified in Medical Management

Clinical Interests:
Sports medicine, wellness and preventive medicine

Personal Interests:
Family, hammering nails and digging in the dirt, horseback riding

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Administration
  • Business Office
  • CARE Coordinator
  • Clinical Outreach Coordinator
  • Medical Providers
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care

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