Dr. Faiola's Curriculum Vitae, Chronology and Other Details(Both current and historic)
Training and Employment
1976 Graduate Loma Linda University School of Medicine (Loma Linda, CA), Degree: M.D.
1979 Completed Specialty Board Training, Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, IL: Family Practice
1981 Honorable Discharge from U.S.A.F. Medical Corp., Whiteman AFB, MO.
1981 - 2001 Steck Medical Group, Chehalis, WA (Resigned to do traveling locum tenens).
1984 - 1994 Medical Director (salaried), Providence Hospital, Centralia, WA. Acute Rehabilitation Center.
2001 Faculty member (temporary), St. Peter Hospital Family Practice Residency, Olympia, WA.
2002 - 2006 Full time locums: WA., ID., WI., Germany, New Zealand, Olympia, WA.
2006 - 2017 Medical Director to David Overton, PA-C in Natural Medicine and Family Practice, Lacey, WA.
2006 Continuing Heritage Family Medicine, Olympia, WA. Landlord, Owner, Physician.
1977 Licensure in start of IL. 36-56160. Permitted to lapse on moving.
1979 Licensure in state of MO. R-9795. Permitted to lapse on moving.
1981 Licensure in state of WA. #MD00019469. Current, primary (home state).
2002 Licensure in state of ID. M8546, (for locums work).
2002 Licensure in state of WI, 44413-252, (for locums work).
1979 Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Last renewal: 2011- 2018
1989 Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians.
2004 Licensure in New Zealand
Appointments, Positions and Memberships Held
Medical Director, Rehabilitation Unit, Providence Hospital, Centralia, WA
Member, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
Member, American Geriatrics Society
Member, American College of Physician Executives
Chairman, Perinatology Department, Providence Hospital
Member, Executive Committee, Providence Hospital
Member, Ethics Committee, Providence Hospital
Member (Founding), Providence Foundation, a charity in Benefit of Providence Hospital
President, Lewis County Medical Society (two terms)
Chairman, medical section of United Way "Red Feather" campaign (two years)
President (Founder), Lewis County Medical Service Organization (an IPA)
Executive Secretary, ProHealth Alliance (a regional consortium of physicians and hospitals)
President or Managing Partner, Steck Medical Group (multi-specialty group of 20 practitioners)
Member, Christian Medical Association
Chairman of the Board, Lewis County Adventist School (two years)
Board Member, KACS Christian Radio Station
Visiting Lecturer, W.F. West High School, Chehalis, WA - quarterly, 1983 - 1999 (human sexuality/contraception) Faculty (locums) / mentor, St. Peter Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Olympia, WA, UW affiliated
Representative of Physician - Hospital Joint Venture to Community Board of Directors, Capital Medical Center
Physician Leadership Group, Capital Medical Center
Treasurer, Member Executive Committee, Physicians of Southwest Washington
Medical Director Assured Hospice
Special Skills and Interests
Routine and moderately complex Obstetrics, delivering over 1200 babies, but no longer doing so.
Vasectomy - several hundred performed
Teaching: physicians in training, high school students, community, and church groups.
An interest in herbal, alternative, complementary, and ethno-cultural healing systems - - occasionally employing prudently, as an adjunct to conventional medicine. He contracts with Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners to work at Heritage Family Medicine.
Hobbies, Personal Habits
Photography, travel, SCUBA, and wildlife study. Dr. Faiola does not smoke or use alcohol.