Cornelius Peeples MD
Email - [email protected]
Country of citizenship – United States
Address – 21035 Scottsdale Dr.
,Bend, OR 977001
DOB 4/8/1966
Undergraduate BA Zoology University of Wisconsin, Madison –
University of Wisconsin Medical School -1988-1992
Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Society
Internship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center – 1992-1993
Residency training in Emergency Medicine at UCLA -1993-1996
Chief Resident, UCLA Emergency Medicine 1995 -1996
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine1996-present
Passed American Board of Emergency Medicine Recertification
Exam September, 2017 with a score of 98%
Licensure history
Practicing Emergency Physician Los Angeles 1992-1996(Residency)
Attending Emergency Physician, Washington DC 1996-2002
Attending Emergency Physician, Oregon 2002-present
Current Medical licensure – Oregon, California
Work History
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine, 1996-2002 Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC ,
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine,2000-2002 Georgetown University Hospital, Washington
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Pediatric Emergency
Medicine, 1997-2002 Children’s National Medical Center. Washington
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine, 2002- present St. Charles Medical Center, Bend Oregon
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
January 2019 to present,Blue Mountain critical access Hospital, John
Day Oregon
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine, January 2019 to present, Harney District critical access
Hospital, Burns Oregon
Attending Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency
Medicine, 2019 to present, Curry medical Center critical access
hospital, Gold Beach Oregon
Attending Emergency Physician Contractor, Department of
Emergency Medicine, June 2019 to present - Bassett Army Hospital,
Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks Alaska
Medical Director Deschutes County Sheriff's Search and Rescue
2003- 2015
Tactical team Physician Bend PD SWAT team 2003-present
Reserve Officer Pend Police Department 2003-present
Tactical Team Physician Special Resource - Portland FBI SWAT
2008-present (special resource)
Medical Advisor Northwest Forest Service Regional Reconnaissance
SWAT team - 2010-Present
Medical Director Northwest Forest Wildland Fire Fighter EMS 2012-
Medical Advisor - Timberline Mountain Guides 2010- present
Medical Director, Adventure Medics – Tactical, Wilderness EMS and
event medicine 04/2017- Present
Medical Director –Deschutes County 911 Dispatch 2012-Present
Advanced trauma life support certified
Advanced burn life-support certified
Advance pediatric life support certified
Advanced cardiac life support certified
Tactical Combat Casualty Care certified
Two month intensive immersion course in Arabic language,
November/December 2015– Jordan–Ahlan School Amman
Expedition, Remote, Tactical and Third World Medicine
Syrian refugee camp medical mission in Lebanon-
Syrian American Medical Society - primary care and emergencey
care rendered to Syrian refugees in remote refugee camps in
Eastern Lebanon - Bekaa Valley - October 2019
Trauma stabilization point. Lead attending physician directly
managing both military and civilian casualties. Multiple large
mass casualtiy events from car bombs and artillery. 24/7
coverage for one month deployment Mosul, Iraq NYC Medics
04-05/ 2017
Sierra Leone: International Medical Corps attending physician.
Direct patient care delivery in the hot zone in the ETC. six-week
deployment followed by 21 day quarentine- rural Ebola treatment
center NHS 02-04/ 2015
Medical teams international deployment to Serbia for work with
Syrian refugees as Attending Emergency Physician–less than a
one month Dec 2015 – Jan 2016
Salaam CM NGO deployment to Greece, Island of Lesvos for work
with Syrian refugees as attending emergency physician– one
month 01-02/2016
Syrian American medical society nongovernmental organization work
in Zaateri camp in Jordan treating Syrian refugees as Attending
Emergency Physician, 2 months– 11-12/2015
Multiple remote tactical missions with Bend Police department
SWAT and FBI SWAT as Tactical Team Physician and Team
Medic, 2003-present
Multiple remote Rescue Missions as Senior Medical Officer
rendering complex medical care, trauma care and carrying out
patient extrications in extremely challenging environments. This
required skills in overland navigation, winter wilderness
survival, multiple communication systems and aeromedical
evacuation coordination. Deschutes County Search and
Rescue Team in Oregon Cascade Mountain and Desert
Wilderness – 2003-2015 .
Mount Saint Helens Caldera ice cave exploration expedition with
Glacier Cave Explorers – Team physician 07/2014 -10 days and
05/2017 – 10 days,
Mount Rainier National Geographic ice cave exploration expedition
Glacier Cave Explorers - Team Physician 08/2015-10 days. 9
days on the summit
Turkey: Attending Physician, Emergency Department- Dokus
Eule University Hospital, Izmir, Turkey 02-03/1996
The Gambia Lamin and Banjul Rural tropical medicine Attending
Physician doing primarily direct treatment of patients with
tropical infectious disease 11-12/1995
Alaska Peninsula –Senior Medical student assisting in Remote
medicine provided to villages by aeromedical travel -based out
of Dillingham Alaska, Kanakanak Hospital 11-12/1991
Disaster Medicine Experience
Pentagon, Washington DC
Provided emergency medical care to victims of the 9/11 terrorist
attack/airplane crash at the Pentagon and assisted in setting up
disaster response stations after the terrorist attack
Northridge Earthquake
1/17-1/19 ,1994
Worked 72 hours at UCLA hospital and Olive View Medical
Center with Emergency Department set up in the parking lot due
to infrastructure failure in the hospital. Provided emergency
medical care to earthquake victims.
Invited Lectures
Management of Blast injury
Field Management of Gunshot Wounds
Heat Illness Prevention and Management
Management and Prevention of Cold Injuries
Medical Management of Less Lethal Munitions Injuries
Field management of Excited Delirium
Infectious disease in the Wilderness Setting
EMS Approach to Drowning and Submersion Injuries
Field Management of Fractures and Dislocations
Approach to Chest Pain In the Wilderness
Methampetamine Abuse and Toxicity
Patient Assessment in The Wilderness Setting
Animal Attack Management
Tactical Overland Navigation
Wilderness Survival
Management of Animal and Insect Bites and Stings
Critical incident training for psychiatric emergencies for
law-enforcement officers Bend Police Department 2010-
English– fluent
German–conversational and functional
Arabic– Basic
Hobbies: Archery Hunting, Open water swimming(Alcatraz, 50 lake
challenge), Rock climbing, crossFit, (Murph Rx 42:30), Arabic.