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Brian Koffman, MD
After residency, Dr. Koffman worked in Norway House, 400 miles north of Winnipeg.
Dr. Koffman co-founded and directed an award-winning national program for Chronic Pain patients. He also founded and directed a Forensic Child Sexual Abuse Program. He founded and co-chaired an ecumenical group on physician spirituality and established an herbal formulary and complementary alternative medicine program for his medical group. He helped pioneer the shared medical appointment in Los Angeles County. He is on staff at St. Jude Medical Center and has been in family practice serving the same community of Diamond Bar for 28 years.
His current research interests include depression, migraine, herbal medicine, leukemia, and new technologies for the non-invasive measurement of plasma glucose.
He is married to singer/songwriter, Randi McMatthew. With their four children, they enjoy art, music, exotic travel, and the surf. That was all put on hold when Dr. Koffman had a hematopoietic stem cell transplant for chronic lymphocytic leukemia on July 1, 2008 (see http://bkoffman.blogspot.com/). He is writing a doctor turned patient insider’s guide to surviving an incurable cancer.
Kathleen Farmer, PsyD
3805 S. Kansas Expressway
Springfield MO 65807