U.S. Army Medical Department
Weed Army Community Hospital
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(866)957-9224 (WACH)

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Weed Army Community Hospital Commander
Colonel Martin Doperak
Colonel Martin Doperak earned a Bachelors in Science degree from Allegheny College in 1993 and attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Col. Doperak completed a Family Practice Internship and Residency and served as a Chief Resident at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC. from 1998-2001. His first assignment was as a flight surgeon in 1/82nd Aviation Bn, 82nd Airborne Division, he was on his third training jump at Ft. Benning on 11 September, 2001. After two years as a battalion surgeon, Col. Doperak served one year as the 82nd Aviation Bde Surgeon before taking command of Illesheim Army Health Clinic in Germany from 2004-2007. He attended the Army/Baylor program, earning a Masters of Healthcare Administration and Masters of Business Administration in 2009. He served in the Decision Support Center within the Office of the Surgeon General from 2008 to 2010.

From 2010 to 2012, Col. Doperak served as the Deputy Commander of Clinical Services at Fort Lee, VA. His next assignment was as the first Command Surgeon for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command at Fort Bragg, NC from 2012 to 2014. He was subsequently selected as the Director of the Department for Primary Care at the Womack Army Medical Center from 2014 to 2015, and afterwards attended the Army War College on a Fellowship at George Washington University in Washington D.C. which he completed in May of 2016.

Col. Doperak currently serves as the Commander of the Weed Army Community Hospital at Fort Irwin, California.

Col. Doperak's military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medical with 1 Bronze Star, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War On Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Medical Badge, Flight Surgeon Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Order of Military Medical Merit. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.