Jim Miller, MD, FAAFP/Sports Medicine, (Richmond, VA), has been in private practice in the Richmond area since 1980.
During the course of his
Family Practice residency at Riverside Hospital
in Newport News, VA, he
had considerable exposure to endoscopy.
At that time, colonoscopies and EGD s were just getting under way, with most colonoscopies performed under general anesthesia.
Following completion of his
education on endoscopy, first with office-based flexible sigmoidoscopy and nasopharyngoscopy and then advancing to full colonoscopy and EGD s in an office-based endoscopy suite in 1988.
All procedures remain a daily part of his
is active in teaching as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University
and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Virginia
and has received teaching awards for his
He joined the AAPCE at its inception at the Washington, DC, AAFP meeting and has been active ever since.
Sports Medicine is another area of unique expertise, working as a National Team Physician for USA Swimming
and chairing the Sports Medicine Task Force for USA Swimming
He also practices international Sports Medicine as a member of the FINA Sports Medicine Committee and is a co-editor in Sports Medicine for the FINA Aquatic World Magazine.
These two posts take him all over the world to Aquatic World Championships and Olympic Games.
has chaired and lectured at the FINA
World Sports Medicine Congress and lectured at the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sports.