Founder:

Mark Scheurer

Mark M. Scheurer, M.D. is a native of Hyannis, Massachusetts and a 1985 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. After college, he worked briefly in the insurance industry before joining the U.S. Navy to fulfill a dream of flying. During flight training he earned both the Golden Tailhook Award for the top carrier landing performance and the Best Bomber Award for the best air-to-ground ordnance delivery in his class. After designation as a Naval Aviator in Beeville, Texas, he flew F-14A Tomcats in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Subsequently, he attended The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland where he graduated in the top third of his class and received his medical degree in 1995. He completed a general surgery internship at the San Diego Naval Hospital and was then moved to Meridian, Mississippi where he flew the A-4 Skyhawk and provided Aerospace and Preventive Medicine services to his squadron. He also worked as an Emergency Medicine staff physician at the Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian from 1997-2001.

He returned to San Diego in 2001 to begin a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the San Diego Naval Hospital and graduated in 2006. He remained in the San Diego area after residency and provided ENT, Aerospace and Preventive Medicine services to helicopter squadrons at NAS North Island in Coronado, California, while learning to fly the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter.

He retired from the Navy in 2011 and is currently in private practice In Chula Vista and Coronado, California. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is an active inventor of medical devices with one patent granted and five others pending.