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National Headlines for ICU Leader at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Longtime Navy doctor brings unique expertise to COVID-19 fight

Dr. Dennis Amundson wears a medical mask while standing next to a window into an ICU room, where medical staff in PPE attend to a COVID patient.

Dr. Dennis Amundson, Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Longtime Navy doctor brings unique expertise to COVID-19 fight

Science Magazine and U.S. News & World Report recently published profiles on Dennis Amundson, DO, medical director of the intensive care unit at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista.


Dr. Amundson brings unique experiences and perspectives to the current COVID-19 crisis, having responded to tsunamis, volcano eruptions and earthquakes during his 38-year Navy career, in addition to serving medical tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Read the story: Former Navy Disaster Specialist Wages War Against COVID-19


Read the U.S. News & World Report article: Leading a COVID-19 Battlefield at a Border Hospital

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