Bio for COL (ret.) Robert H. Lutz, MD
COL (ret.) Robert H. Lutz, MD, is a 1987 graduate of Davidson College. Dr. Lutz retired from the US Army in September 2017 after a 30-year career as a Flight Surgeon and Emergency Physician. High points of his career include assignments as 3rd Special Forces Group Surgeon, Commander of the Joint Special Operations Medical Augmentation Unit, Commander of the Special Warfare Medical Group, Dean of the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center, and the Medical Squadron Commander for the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta. His awards include the Order of Military Medical Merit, the Combat Medical Badge, the Senior Flight Surgeon Badge, the Senior Parachutist Badge, three awards of the Legion of Merit, two Bronze Stars, the Air Medal, the Afghanistan Service Medal with 3 campaign stars, the Iraq Service Medal with 3 campaign stars, Inherent Resolve Service Medal and the NATO Service Medal. Following retirement, he completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Duke University. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. In addition to serving as the Team Physician for Davidson College, he has a Sports Medicine Practice in Davidson and serves as the Medical Director for Continuing the Mission, a Veteran’s Service Organization that provides fully trained service dogs for Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
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