Dr. Chris Place, MD is an Emergency Department physician at Cleveland Area Hospital in Cleveland, Oklahoma. After receiving his M.D. from Louisiana State University in 1995, he moved to Tulsa for specialty training in Family Medicine at Hillcrest Medical Center. After training and working at Family Medical Care of Tulsa for several years and helping direct the In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program there at Hillcrest, Dr. Place and his family moved to China to start the first Christian Family Medicine Program in Macau, China. After a ten-year career as a medical missionary and training program director in China, Dr. Place and his family returned to the US to care for two of their children with special medical needs.