Michael Gonzalez, MD -  Dr. Gonzalez studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.  He completed two years of general surgery prior to his emergency medicine residency at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, a Joint US Army and US Air Force Program.  He served eleven years of active duty service with the US Air Force, including multiple deployments to IRAQ and Afghanistan.  Dr. Gonzalez was Chief of Emergency Services at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from July 2008 - May 2011, and served as the Regional Director of the US Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams.  Dr. Gonzalez is Assistant Medical Director of Trauma and Advanced Airway Management for the Ben Taub Emergency Department, and Director of Simulation for the Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine.  He is also Assistant Medical Director for EMS for the Houston Fire Department in the area of Telemedicine.  Dr. Gonzalez has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University.

Guyon Hill, MD - Dr. Hill is a board certified emergency medicine physician with additional specialty training in pediatric emergency medicine.  In these capacities, he has worked clinically at multiple adult and pediatric level I trauma centers providing care as well as training other physicians, midlevel providers, and medical students.  As a military physician, he has served in multiple elite special operations units and trained and supervised countless special operations medics from all branches.  During five combat deployments, he has provided direct medical support during combat operations in four countries. In 2011, he became the first physician in the U.S. Army in 18 years to become fully qualified as a Special Forces Soldier (Green Beret).  He is also qualified as a parachutist, flight surgeon, and a U.S. Navy Diver and Dive Medical Officer.  In 2013 he received the U.S. Army Surgeon General’s Physician Recognition Award and was recognized as the top physician in the Army holding the rank of Major.  He is also a recipient of the Combat Medical Badge, two Bronze Star Medals, and multiple other combat and non-combat awards.  He has lectured internationally on the topics of prehospital tactical medicine and many other emergency medicine topics as well as published numerous book chapters and scientific papers.

James M. Cross, MD - Dr. Cross is Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.  He is an expert in the treatment of burns and has extensive experience in critical care medicine and trauma, having served as the Director of the Burns Center at UAB in Alabama for ten years before returning to Texas.  Dr. Cross is the Medical Director of the John S. Dunn, Sr. Burn Center at Memorial Hermann TMC.  Dr. Cross completed Surgical Residency (Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson, and LBJ Hospitals), where he served as Chief Resident, and completed a Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.  He completed medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.  Dr. Cross graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi in 1986.  He is board certified in Surgery and Critical Care Medicine.
 
Ravi Kanagala, MD -  Dr. Kanagala is a cardiologist who specializes in the areas of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac MRI.  He studied medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.  He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Iowa hospitals and clinics.  After Internal Medicine, Dr. Kanagala completed fellowship programs in both Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  He subsequently received advanced training in the field of Cardiac MRI at Duke University. After completing his training, Dr. Kanagala joined the staff at Mayo Clinic in the Cardiology division.  At Mayo Clinic,  he held the title of Instructor of Medicine, as well as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. During this time, Dr. Kanagala was actively involved in clinical research which lead to several publications in respected peer review journals.  He was also the author of the chapter "Sudden Cardiac Death" in the Mayo Clinic Cardiology: Concise textbook.  For the last seven years, Dr. Kanagala has been in private practice in the State of Louisiana. He has over fourteen years experience in the field of Cardiology.
 
 

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