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CURRICULUM VITAE

MILTON HARVEY BRINTON, M.D., F.A.C.S.

PERSONAL DATA:

Wife - Barbara

Children - Hyrum, Alyson, Christine, Mary Ann, Julie, Amy and Suzanne

EDUCATION:

Brigham Young University, B.S. in Zoology, Minor in Portuguese, 1973

George Washington University School of Medicine, M.D. degree, 1977

ADVANCED POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Internship: July 1977-June 1978, University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery
Residency: July 1978 - June 1982, University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery
Fellowship: July 1982 - June 1983, Mayo Clinic, Vascular Surgery

LICENSE:

State of Washington, MD00020785, (current)
State of Texas, MD, # N9680, (current)

CERTIFICATION:

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, April 15, 1983, #038337 Recertified January 1992

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, Special Qualification in General Vascular Surgery, 3/13/1986, #038337 Recertified January 1996 Recertified November 2004, certified through July 1, 2016

EMPLOYMENT:

Chief Quality and Safety Officer, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, June 2012 to present

Founder of The Woodlands Regional Vein Center in Houston Texas, January 2012 to present

Area Medical Adviser (Medical Director) Brazil Area for the 4,000 missionaries in the 27 missions in Brazil for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, January 2009- July 2010

President of the Brazil Rio de Janeiro Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, June 2005 - July 2008

Vascular & General Surgery at the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center, Wenatchee, Washington July 1983 - May 2005

LANGUAGES:

English, fluent in Portuguese

CURRENT ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Past president of the Pacific Northwest Vascular Society
  • American Venous Forum
  • Vein Affiliates
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • North Pacific Surgical Association
  • South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Montgomery County Medical Association
ADMINISTRATIVE EDUCATION:

The Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement Intermountain Institute for Health Care Delivery Research & Certified Safety Officer - Dr. Brent James (Jan - April 2011)

Physicians in Management Seminars Series - American College of Physicians Executives Effectiveness For Group Practice Board Members - American College of Physicians Executives

Leadership Training for Surgeons Course - American College of Surgeons

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Wenatchee Valley Medical Center, 2/00 - 2/01
  • Board of Directors, Wenatchee Valley Medical Center, 2/97 - 2/03
  • President, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, 11/97 - 11/98
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, 11/91 - 11/95
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Washington, 1999 - 11/08
  • Attending Surgeon in Vascular Surgery, Seattle Veterans Hospital, Univ. of Washington 9/02 - 2/03
  • Clinical Promotions Committee, University of Washington Department of Surgery
  • Coordinator of University of Washington Surgical resident rotation at Wenatchee Valley Clinic
  • Chief of Surgery, Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA 1986 - 1987
  • Chairman Pediatric Trauma Committee, Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA
  • Transfusion Committee, Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA
  • Chairman, Compliance Committee, Wenatchee Valley Clinic
  • Councilor, Executive Committee, Washington Chapter American College of Surgeons
  • Chairman, Charitable Contributions Committee, Wenatchee Valley Clinic, 2/90 - 12/03
  • Salary Committee Member, Wenatchee Valley Clinic
  • Wenatchee Valley Clinic representative to Quest For Economic Development
COMMUNITY SERVICE:
  • Area Medical Advisor (Medical Director) Brazil Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1/09 - 7/10
  • President, Rio de Janeiro Brazil Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 6-05 - 7/08
  • President, Wenatchee Washington Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 9/91 - 5/01
  • Member, Regional Executive Board, American Heart Association, 1987
  • Member, Executive Board, North Central Washington Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Member, North Central Washington Quest
  • Missionary in Brazil 10/68-1/71, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, fluent in Portuguese
PUBLICATIONS:

Brinton, M.H.; Miller, S.; Lim, R., Trunkey, D.; "Acute Abdominal Aortic Injuries." Journal of Trauma, 1982:22, 481-490.

Brinton, M.H.; Pelligrini, C.; Way, L.W.; "Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis." American Journal of Surgery, 148:754-759.

Brinton, M.H.; Stahler, C.; Gibbons, G.E.; "Lower Extremity Revascularization with In Situ Saphenous Vein for Limb Salvage." American Journal of Surgery, 1988; 155:701-703.

Wagner, J.D.; Stahler, C,; Knox, S.; Brinton, M.H.; Knecht, B.H.; "Clinical Utility of Open Lung Biopsy for Undiagnosed Pulmonary Infiltrates." American Journal of Surgery, 1992; 164:104-108.

Bhirangi, K.; Lynch, J.; Stahler, C.; Brinton, M.H.; Kraiss, L.; "Angioscopic Preparation of the Saphenous Vein for in situ Grafting in the Treatment of Chronic Lower Extremity Ischemia." Vascular Surgery, 2000, 34:115-123.