Title: Director of Cardiology
Company: University of Southern Alabama College of Medicine
Location: Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
Frank S. Pettyjohn, MD, Director of Cardiology at the University of Southern California College of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in medicine.
With more than 60 years of professional experience, Dr. Pettyjohn has been the director of cardiology at the University of Southern Alabama College of Medicine since 2001, having been chair of emergency medicine for the school since 1992 and a professor of medicine since 1986. Prior to obtaining these roles, he served with the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1986, attaining the rank of colonel, and was recalled in 1991 for Operation Desert Storm. During his military service, Dr. Pettyjohn was the commanding officer of Winn Army Community Hospital at Fort Stewart from 1982 to 1985, director of applied aeromedical research from 1980 to 1982 and chief of the medical staff at Lyster Army Community Hospital at Fort Rucker from 1977 to 1980.
Dr. Pettyjohn holds a degree in cardiology, internal medicine and emergency medicine education. He held an internship and residency with Madigan General Hospital from 1963 to 1969. A contributor of articles to professional journals, Dr. Pettyjohn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine and Aerospace Medicine, and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. For his contributions, he has been decorated with the Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit and the Air Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters.
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