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  • 73 references 65 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 61, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Father, Husband, Physician
  • U.S. traditional High School, Undergrad. and Medical School.
  • From Brookville, Ohio
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About Me


To be a friendly citizen of the world


I, along with my wife enjoy learning and meeting others. We have been in Hilton Head for over 21 years. When our children were at home we had exchange students from many other countries. Additionally, we have hosted many couch surfers. Our children have now completed college and on their own careers. My mother (86) moved in with us 6 years ago. Unfortunately, this fall, she contracted COVID and has been in a nearby nursing home received rehabilitation therapy. We have 2 small dogs that make friends quickly. I love to travel and usually spend 8 or more weeks a year out of the U.S. I enjoy involvement in medical missions abroad and Emergency Medical Services locally.


Live and let live. Better yet, be a facilitator so that others may have a better and healthier life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Generally, my family and I area hosts for couch surfers


Medicine, Politics, Photography, Scuba diving, Skiing, adventure.

  • dogs
  • photography
  • politics
  • traveling
  • scuba diving
  • medicine

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Enjoy action, drama, family, not Horror.
Music: Enjoy rock, Rhythm and Blues, Jazz, and some Gospel. Don't really enjoy Opera.
Books: Adventure such as "Into Thin Air", and most of John Grisham's works.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climed Mount Kilimanjaro

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to teach about medicine.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Malawi, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Serbia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Virgin Islands, British

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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