Thomas J. Backenson


Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Fort Belvoir Army Community Hospital, Ft Belvoir, VA
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BS, Chemistry, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1997
MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly Jefferson Medical College), Philadelphia, PA, 2001
Internship, Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 2002
Residency, Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 2004
Fellowship, Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 2006

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Battalion Surgeon, 2BSB, 2 IBCT, 2 ID, Baghdad, Iraq, 2007

General Internist, 21st CSH, Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, 2010

Battalion Surgeon, 1-504 PIR, 1-82nd ABN, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2017