Robert C. Oh


Colonel, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Director, Faculty Development Fellowship
Location: Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
Research Interests:
Exercise/Heat Injury/Hyponatremia
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MD - Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
MPH - University of Washington, Seattle WA


COL Oh received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology at Boston University in 1993. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1998 and completed a family medicine residency at DeWitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He then completed a faculty development fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center where he additionally received his Master’s of Public Health degree at University of Washington School of Public Health. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the National Capital Consortium in Bethesda, Maryland and received a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

His research interests include health/wellness, exercise science and nutrition.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

2017-Present: Director, Faculty Development

2016-2017: Chief Medical Officer/Deputy Commander, Clinical Services, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA.

2014-2016: Physician Lead, System for Health and Performance Triad, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA.


Oh RC, Malave B, Chaltry JD. Collapse in the Heat- From Overhydration to the Emergency Room - Three Cases of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia Associated with Exertional Heat Illness. Mil Med 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx105. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29365179

Oh RC, Arter J, Tiglao S, Larson S. Exertional rhabdomyolysis-A case series of 30 hospitalized patients. Mil Med 2015;180: 201-207. PMID: 25643388

Oh RC, Reamy BV. The Socratic method and pimping: Optimizing the use of stress and fear in instruction. Virtual Mentor. 2014;16:182-186. PMID: 2466846 (Invited Publication)

Oh RC, Johnson JD. Chest pain and costochondritis associated with Vitamin D deficiency-A report of two cases. Case Reports Med. 2012 ;2012 :375730. Epub 2012 Jun 12. PMID: 22761623

Oh, RC. Vitamin B12 deficiency. BMJ Point of Care, July 01, 2011 ; Last accessed September 2015. [Invited publication]

Oh RC, Beresford SA, Lafferty W. The Fish In Secondary prevention of Heart disease (FISH) Survey—Primary care physicians and omega-3 fatty acid prescribing behaviors. J Am Board Fam Med. 2006;19:459-67. PMID: 16951295

Oh RC. The Socratic Method in Medicine—the labor of delivering medical truths. Fam Med 2005;37:537-9. PMID: 16145625

Oh RC, Brown DL. Vitamin B12 Deficiency. Am Fam Physician 2003;67:979-86. PMID: 12643357