Dr. Lanza came to Alaska with the US Air Force in 1994. He has been in private practice since 1997. He is a graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine, and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Scott AFB in 1991. He has been continuously Board Certified since 1991. Dr. Lanza is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a certified Medical Review Officer, and a Certified Diving Medical Examiner. He lives in Anchorage with his wife Dr. Mary Lanza, and enjoys scuba diving, ballroom dancing, golf, bowling, and singing.