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Dr. Mark Lockett, MD

Dr. Lockett is a practicing physician of emergency medicine for 23 years and is a fellow of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine. He is a native son of Philadelphia and fittingly a visiting Associate Professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also a frequent Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor for University Medical Center in Lubbock Texas and throughout the southwest United States. He enjoys teaching and is a frequent lecturer at regional and national medical conferences in the USA speaking about a wide variety of topics. His clinical experience is equally broad and in addition to emergency and hospital medicine, includes intensive care and neonatal resuscitation. He is presently the emergency department Medical Director for a regional hospital in the southwest United States and has previously held similar positions over the years. Additionally, he is an honorably discharged United States Air Force veteran of 15 years serving in 4 wars and conflicts, where he honed his emergency medicine and leadership skills.

 

He is a graduate of the United States military medical college known as the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed his undergraduate studies at Temple University and Rutgers Universities. Subsequent to graduating medical school, he was served at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. After completing his postgraduate year of emergency medicine residency before he was assigned as their Emergency Services Director. While there, he held multiple positions including Medical Director of nearby White Sands Missile Range, Clinical Hospitalist for the Department of Defense at the local regional medical center, Director of Medical Education and Director of Military Medicine. He also served with NASA as an emergency provider for the emergency space shuttle landing site located there.

 

He has a tremendous passion for volunteering and likes to combine that with his dedication to medicine and so over the past five years, he has donated his time to the conduct of overseas medical missions traveling to 12 countries around the world. During these missions, he frequently serves as the Chief Medical Officer and Tropical Medicine Consultant. Related to this, he holds a leadership position with a global volunteer medical organization in which one of his responsibilities is to provide medical threat assessments for teams traveling to austere and isolated communities. This permits him the opportunity to apply his certification and membership with the International Society of Travel Medicine. He enjoys epidemiology enormously and expects to complete his doctorate work in the subject in 2021.

 

Dr. Lockett remains committed to the high ideals and standards which have been his primary focus over the past 33 years in the medical field. He believes that competence, aggressive continued medical education, and compassionate teamwork remain the hallmark of medical care.