Chad P. Edwards, DO, DABFM
Chad P. Edwards, DO was active in several martial arts starting at the age of 6. He attained multiple ranks in several different styles, attaining a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Bo-Ju-Tae Karate. He enlisted in the US Army in 1989 as a medic and preventive medicine specialist. He was a Drill Sergeant at Fort Sill, OK for three years. He holds a B.S. in Exercise Science & Sport Medicine from Oklahoma Baptist University and attended Medical School at Oklahoma State University College for Health Sciences. He completed residency at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, N.C. and is board certified in Family Medicine. Recently, he served as the Battalion Surgeon for a Special Operations unit helping the Iraqi people as well as US and NATO military personnel in northern Iraq. He was a Flight Surgeon and a Dive Medical Officer in the US Army and had the distinct honor of working with and serving in several US Army Special Operations units. Dr Edwards has worked as an Emergency Physician in several hospitals in Tennessee and Kentucky. He is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and has a Family & Functional Medicine practice at Warren Clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma paying special attention to sports medicine and health & wellness as a preventive strategy to optimize health, minimize injury risk, and decrease disease. Viewing his patients through a holistic approach helps identify subtleties in their function that are beginning to show signs of dysregulation. His favorite thing in medicine is helping others achieve their dreams of feeling healthy again when nothing else has been able to help. He enjoys running and working out utilizing the Crossfit method and principles to ensure functional fitness.
Disclosure: Dr. Edwards has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.