Kendall Thurman, DO, was born in Dallas, lived for two years in Chile as a church missionary, received his undergraduate from Idaho State University and his medical degree from Des Moines University.
He fulfilled a General Surgery internship, and then transitioned to an Emergency Medicine residency, both in Detroit.
He has practiced in rural, inner-city, and academic emergency departments for the past 16 years, including a brief stint with NASA astronauts.
Currently he works part-time ER, full-time as a medical director for Molina Healthcare, and as a board member for MedGlobal, a nonprofit with which he recently went to Syria.
He is married to the Queen of Vancouver, and they have five really cool kids.