Brian Ford, MD

Brian S Ford, MD, Lieutenant Commander, Navy

Name: Brian S Ford, MD, Lieutenant Commander, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Medicine
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Health Systems Science, Primary Care Decision Aids
Imaging in Primary Care, Crying in infancy

Office Phone: 
(301) 400-4371


2004-2008 Tulane University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Economics / Neuroscience
New Orleans, LA

2008-2012 Georgetown University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Washington, DC

2012-2015 Internship and Residency in Family Medicine
Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, CA


Brian S. Ford earned a B.S. in Neuroscience and Economics from Tulane University in 2008. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Ford completed Family Medicine training at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA. After completion of residency he was stationed at US Naval Hospital Guam. He served as Department Head, Family Medicine during this tour. He then returned to residency education as a faculty member at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.

Dr. Ford participated in Pacific Partnership 2018 and planning phases of Pacific Partnership 2020.

Dr. Ford's professional memberships include the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.


  • Ford B, Dore M, Moullet P. Diagnostic Imaging: Appropriate and Safe Use. Am Fam Physician. In press
  • Ford B, Hegde V, Dore, M. Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment Updates: Interventional and Pharmacotherapeutic Strategies. J Fam Practice. In Press
  • Ford B Hegde V, Dore, M. Acute Stroke Diagnosis and Imaging Updates. J Fam Practice. In Press
  • Ford B. Elagolix (Orilissa) for Endometriosis Pain. Am Fam Physician. 2019;100(8):502-504.
  • Ford B, Burke B, Ainsworth T. Newborn with a Hyperextended Knee. Am Fam Physician. 2018;98(8):535-536.
  • Ford B, Mercado M. Is urine glucose point-of-care testing accurate in ruling in or ruling out gestational diabetes mellitus? Evidence-Based Practice. 2016;19(11)