Curtis G. Graham, M.D., FACOG, FACS
2404 Mason Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone + Fax = 702-258-0415 Email =
Medical Career Summary:
For over 38 years Dr. Graham practiced medicine, 32 years as a
Clinical Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Highly
adaptable to the integral functions of private and group
oriented practice as they interrelate to hospital based
coordination of medical care. A quality driven practitioner
dedicated to the provision of healthcare above and beyond
average skills and knowledge.
He remains persistently highly respected and trusted by his peers
and other elite members of the healthcare team by
demonstrating command of resourcefulness and creativeness
for solving problems, while recruiting the highest level of
function and cooperation from those working with him. He
inspires others by insistence upon a conscientious and
caring attitude when treating patients, educating patients,
and continues as an active patient advocate.
Professional Medical Experience:
By the use of his personally composed and written medical articles,
instructions, and medical information, patients were taught
how to access their healthcare in an effective and
satisfying manner which was logical, fast, and easy for
obtaining top healthcare anywhere, anytime. These medical
information materials were always available to his patients
throughout his career, for both inpatient and outpatient
malpractice case consulting:
(defendant and plaintiff) over 35 years.
Bronson Methodist Hospital:
Bronson’s women’s health clinic staff and mentor to 9
Certified Nurse Midwives in Kalamazoo, MI 1994 to 1999.
Medical OBG practice:
Walnut Creek and Concord, CA from 1973 to 1994.
Permanente Medical Group:
Walnut Creek, CA--
OB-GYN Service – Infertility focus – 1970 to 1973
Hahnemann University Medical College and Hospital:
Philadelphia, PA – OBG
Residency Program – Chief Resident 1967-70
1961 to 1967
Ensign 1915 Sr. Program as 4th yr. Medical Student
Rotating Internship – US Naval Hospital – Portsmouth, VA -1962-1963
Medical Officer – USS Guadalcanal carrier – Phila. PA 1963 for 4
months – 6 months
in Naval Medical Clinics.
Naval School of Aviation Medicine – 1964 (Mar. to Aug.)
Marine Corps Naval Air Station – 1964 (Sept. Oct.)
Deployment to S. Vietnam Oct. 1964 with HMM 365 Marine Helicopter
Squadron – DaNang – back to USA Oct. 1965
Marine Corps Air Station – Lakehurst, NJ 1965 to 1967
University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
1958-62 (Renamed-- Perelman School of Medicine)
Meadville, PA – 1954-58 – Cum Laude, B.S. Degree -
Major – Premed and Chemistry, Minor – History
Rice Ave. Union High School – Girard, PA – 1950-54
Professional Medical Activities:
(Retired from medicine 1999)
First OBG to be hired for establishment of Women’s
Clinic Service at the hospital.
Appointment to Assistant Clinical Professor at
Michigan State University School of Medicine,
Dept. of OBG. Taught medical students at Bronson
Presented OBG Dept. educational lectures.
Clinical practice consultant to nine Certified
First physician to establish advanced pelviscopy
and laparoscopic surgery at Bronson Hospital – new
clinical surgery category.
Performed many advanced laparoscopic surgery
procedures for the first time at the hospital. No
other surgeon trained for this.
Personal doctor to many of the clinical staff.
First OBG to help setup a satellite OBG Clinic at
hospital in PAW-PAW, MI.
Member of the Kalamazoo Academy of Medicine and
Michigan State Medical Society – served as
alternate to annual state meetings.
Medical Practice Activities:
(1973 – 1994)
Member of an affiliated “call” group of six Board
Certified OB-GYN Specialists for 15 years.
Practice focused on infertility, microsurgery,
advanced laparoscopic surgery and LAVH,
tuboplasty, In Vitro Fertilization. Training for
IVF at Jones Program in VA. Training for
Pelviscopy at Curt Semm Program (first one given
in USA in LA). Ultrasound training (first given
from Stanford Univ. group). Self-taught
microsurgery tuboplasty prior to creation of ACOG
training program in 1975.
Wrote and published book on Infertility for my
patients as well as numerous medical articles,
handouts, and materials for patient education.
An associate OBG and I established the first full
laparoscopic surgery service at Mt. Diablo
Hospital Medical Center, Concord, CA. Later
mentored and trained many other local surgeons in
laparoscopic surgery at two local hospitals.
Served on multiple hospital committees while on
staff at 5 different local hospitals. Served as
Chief of OBG Dept. on rotation.
Member of the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Society
in northern CA and served on the Arbitration
committee of the society.
Presented multiple medical lectures to hospital
OBG departments, Medical Assistants organizations,
and Community College Education for Medical
Physician Advisor to Mt. Diablo Chapter of
Certified Medical Assistants and the California
State Medical Assistants Assoc.
Board Member of the local Adult Education Programs
at local Community College.
Maintained full unrestricted OBG hospital
privileges to 6 local hospitals and 3 outpatient
Privileged to work with several medical
malpractice attorneys as a consultant on their
malpractice litigation, plaintiff and defense
cases, over 15 years.
Consultant to the International Correspondence
Society in OBG.
Interactive consultant to Cooper Medical
Instrument group concerning design and creation of
better microsurgery surgical instruments.
First OBG surgeon to perform laparoscopic
appendectomy, outpatient laparoscopic assisted
vaginal hysterectomy, among other procedures in
After 30 years in medical practice, passed the
SPEX exam 1992 on first try for state medical
licensure outside California.
Member of CAP-MPT board of directors, a
malpractice insurance provider for physicians in
California and served as Editor of their risk
Specialty Training OBG:
Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training completed at Hahnemann
University Hospital and Medical School in Philadelphia, PA.
George Lewis, MD, FACOG, became Chief of OBG at Hahnemann
and recruited me into his training program after my leaving
the Navy. Appointed as Chief Resident my last year of
Subspecialty Advanced Training:
Microsurgery/Tuboplasty – reanastamosis tuboplasty
In Vitro Fertilization
Pelviscopy, advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, LAVH
Hypnosis for OBG practice
Advanced fetal monitoring
Lasers, multi-type, for OBG
During the 37 years I practiced, I held unrestricted state medical
licensure in 8 states. Although I never practiced medicine
in 5 of those states, those medical licenses were left to
expire, voluntarily given up, or left for further compliance
requirements required to practice there in the future should
I move to there.
My practice activity was provided only in Pennsylvania, California,
Professional Medical Organizations:
(Member of at one time or another and at various lengths of time.)
Life Fellow American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow of American College of Surgeons
Diplomat of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recertified to ABOG 1979
American Fertility Society
American Society of Laparo-endoscopic Surgeons
American Assoc. of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
American Medical Assoc.
California Medical Assoc.
Michigan State Medical Society
Kalamazoo Academy of Medicine
Alameda-Contra Costa County Medical Assoc.
Philadelphia County Medical Assoc.
Alameda Gyn Society
Assoc. of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Tori Medical Society—Okinawa
American Academy of General Physicians
Additional few I can’t remember
Cooperative of American Physicians-Mutual Protection Trust, Board
--Member of Trust Legislation Committee
--Member of Education Committee
--Editor of Capsules, risk
Board of Directors—California State Medical Assistants Association
Board of Directors—Mt. Diablo School District Adult Education
Physician advisor to Mt. Diablo Medical Assistants chapter and to
the California State Medical Assistants Assoc.
Trained and worked as a male nurse while working my way through
During medical school, did 2 years of Cancer Research with Dr.
Peter Nowell, Univ. of Penn. School of Medicine. Later he
discovered the genetic inheritance relationship to Leukemia.
During medical school, served preceptorships with Dr. George Lewis,
recognized gyn cancer expert at Univ. of Penn. School of
Medicine, which included cancer research.
Publications and Media:
Designated platinum expert author- EzineArticles.com
Author of book on Infertility-- 1975.
Author of over a hundred medical articles published online.
Author of eBooks: (After 2001)
--Hushed-Up Weight Loss Secrets
--Healthcare Secrets Revealed-Finally
--How to Rapidly Propel Your Medical Practice
Income to Unlimited Levels In 6 Months.
--The Business of Medical Practice
Article published in Modern Physician, “5 Good Reasons Not to
Retire” – 2002 March
Article published in Medical Economics--2012
Member Masonic Blue Lodge, Portsmouth, VA
Member Scottish Rite, Norfolk, VA
Member Shrine, Grand Rapids, MI
Member Phi Delta Theta Fraternity (college)
Licensed private pilot
Credentialed race car driver (Bob Bondurant
Eagle Scout—Order of the Arrow (1950s)
Social Networks—Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook +
Interests: writing, reading, skiing, flying,
traveling, teaching, mentoring, entrepreneurship
Awards and Recognition:
Bronze Star with “V”, four air medals, expert
pistol, Vietnam service, Navy unit citation, national
---AF-ROTC Outstanding Sophomore Cadet
---Cum Laude scholarship
---Officer in Phi Delta Theta
---Football team as Freshman
lettered in football and basketball, graduation science
award, class officer
---Cambridge Who’s Who professional and
---Who’s Who in the West USA
---America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer Research
Council of America--2008
Second Career CV:
entrepreneurial drive to impact the world of medicine in
areas that have been neglected both academically and
personally by medical schools and physicians themselves. The
two highly significant areas that are now contributing to
the loss of doctors, downgrading of the profession, and are
likely to continue to push our profession into socialized
medicine under governmental
Physicians have no education concerning the value of marketing to
medical practice or any business nor any knowledge
about how to learn and implement marketing
strategies into their medical businesses.
Physicians and other doctors have never been taught business
principles nor how to implement proven business
systems into their medical practice businesses.
in business and marketing:
Continuous self-education in business and
marketing since 2002.
Business and marketing seminars, teleseminars, and
Mentoring, advice, and support by business and
Marketing and business newsletters published by
Resources made available by experts from books,
CDs, video, podcasting, email, and other teaching
parameters like masterminding.
Technology Education Support:
Computer and Internet expertise
Blog education and use
Optimization for search engines
Marketing tactics and strategies
Graphics and design use
Generation of list building, ideas, and
Medical Websites Online: (most important ones)
Commercial Websites Online:
business functions and productivity:
Provide business and marketing information to
Inspire older doctors to take action and implement
what I teach.
Teach the profound importance of learning and
using marketing strategies.
Teach the essential elements of how to run a
business properly, efficiently.
Persuade doctors to learn and use business
Explain how to manage a medical office
Offer resources, recommendations, and steps to
follow for business success.
Create books and newsletters that tell how to
improve practice income.
Give seminars that promote medical practice
Open doctor’s minds to what they can accomplish
outside their comfort zone.
options for all healthcare providers:
Advanced Medical Practice Business and Marketing Newsletter:
A free monthly email publication. For those doctors who
haven’t started these
important things yet.
VIP Medical Practice Business and Marketing Newsletter:A free monthly email newsletter sent via email.
For those doctors who are already well informed on business
and marketing efforts.
E-Book— “How to Rapidly Propel Your Medical Practice Income to
Unlimited Levels In 6 Months”
E-Book— “The Business of Medical Practice”
available upon request at:
Voice Mail = 702-258-0415