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Dr. David Tenniswood, General Surgeon, Joins West Florida Medical Group

January 20, 2011

David L. Tenniswood, M.D. has joined West Florida Medical Group and the Medical Staff of West Florida Hospital, specializing in General Surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgical techniques.

He will practice at 4252 Woodbine Road in Pace (located at the intersection of Woodbine Road and Highway 90).

Dr. Tenniswood obtained his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, followed by a General Surgery Residency at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. After completing his formal medical training, Dr. Tenniswood served in the United States Air Force as Major of the Medical Corps at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. During this period, he earned the Commendation Medal and the Achievement Medal, an honor awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement or meritorious service. He also served as Commander of Surgical Services Flight as well as Chairman of the Cancer Committee. Following his military service, Dr. Tenniswood was in private practice in Kansas and on the Medical Staff of several area hospitals and surgical centers. During that time, he served in various Medical Staff leadership capacities, including Chairman of Surgery Departments and President of the Medical Staff.

Dr. Tenniswood is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. During his career, he has been the recipient of several awards, including the Christian Leadership Award by the Shepherd School of Ministry in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Tenniswood’s office number is (850) 995-9882.

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