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 recently published a profile 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

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