Dr. Erik Voogd

Pain Management
San Diego, CA
19 years experience male

Locations

Naval Medical Center San Diego

San Diego, CA

Address

34800 Bob Wilson Dr, San Diego, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Tricare

About

Bio

Commander Erik P. Voogd is a graduate of the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He completed residency training in Anesthesiology and additional Fellowship training in Pain Medicine at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP). He is currently a staff anesthesiologist and pain physician at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of California. Previously, CDR Voogd served as a Nuclear-Qualified Machinist Mate on the guided-missile cruiser U.S.S. Texas CGN-39 performing 2 deployments for counter-narcotics operations, RIMPAC 1990, and as the flagship of mine countermeasure group 5 in the northern Arabian Gulf during Desert Storm. Later he became a Hospital Corpsman with the USMC achieving the rank of HM1 (E-6) before completing his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and being selected for medical school. After medical school he attended flight school to become a flight surgeon and after his graduation in Pensacola, Florida he was in Iraq with his USMC squadron involved in major combat operations in southern Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom I (OIF I) in 2003 returning again in 2004 and 2005 for OIF II & III. After completion of his residency training he completed a staff tour as an anesthesiologist and the Chief of the Medical Staff at Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba before returning to complete his Fellowship in Pain Medicine and performing another staff tour at NMCP. In 2013 Dr. Voogd deployed with the U.S. Army as an Individual Augmentee to the Combined JointSpecial Operations Taskforce Afghanistan (3rd Special Forces Group) as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist as part of a small Forward Surgical Element designed to provide 'life and limb-saving surgery' in an austere environment in a remote outpost in Northeastern Afghanistan.

Specialties
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Pain Management, Board Certified

Aerospace Medicine

Anesthesiology, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Doctor Q&A

131 Answers
46 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
Generally no.: As a powerful non-COX-2 selective inhibitor, indomethacin can increase your bleeding risk and be contraindicated for surgery. We usually recommend tha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
Cancer is unlikely: While not impossible, cancer in a 40 yo female is MUCH less likely than a GI bleed in when you are taking a non-selective COX-2 inhibitor like naproxe ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
Get re-evaluated: See a Primary Care provider and explain your symptoms to them. Depending on the location of the injury they may order additional imaging tests to get ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Voogd is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Voogd is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! She has non small cell lung cancer. This is about my mother who is 87. She in palliative care. The doctor said there is no way she can go home.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you sir my thigh hurt alot when i stand up for a long time i thought it was a blood clot
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you so much for taking time to answer my question.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Completed 2010

Affiliations

American Society Of Interventional Pain Physicians
North American Neuromodulation Society
American Society of Anesthesiology
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