Company: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Kenneth B. Batts D.O., Physician at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Devoted to the U.S. military for more than 35 years, Dr. Batts currently excels as a physician for the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia. Notably, he had also served as the chief of family medicine at the Walson Army Community Hospital at Fort Dix, Tripler Army Medical Center and the Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, where he had also been director of its Ambulatory Care Program. Prior to his military retirement in 2015, Dr. Batts proudly served during Operations Desert Storm, Desert Thunder, Desert Fox and Iraqi Freedom, including command surgeon posts at the U.S. Army Central Command at Camp Doha, Kuwait and in deployments to Saudi Arabia and Haiti. Presently, he holds membership with the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Board of Family Medicine.
Renowned for his honorable career success, Dr. Batts was presented with an Order of Military Medical Merit. In addition, he has been named the Tripler Army Medical Center Faculty of the Year in 2011 and the Uniformed Service Academy Family Physician of the Year in 2008, which he cites as his career highlight. He attributes his success to the example of his professional and military mentors and supervisors, along with the personal strength that he learned from becoming a husband and father. Dr. Batts received a Bachelor of Arts from Catawba College, going on to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on an Army Health Professions Scholarship, where he earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 1985. He completed an internship and residency in family practice medicine at the Womack Army Medical Center, along with a primary sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Foundation in Georgia.
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