Artemus Flagg II, M.D.
Pain Dr. Artemus Flagg II grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as a Battalion Flight Surgeon and Brigade Flight Surgeon during his combat tour in Iraq with the United States Army, 1st Cavalry Division. Following his combat tour he was promoted to the rank of Major and appointed as the Chief Flight Surgeon and Chief of the Physical Exam Section at the DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic at the Pentagon.
He completed his residency in Anesthesiology and further enhanced his medical training with a Fellowship in Pain Medicine, both at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During his training, he received the Clinical Anesthesia (One) resident of the year award for outstanding achievement in patient care and citizenship. He subsequently was selected as Chief Resident for the 2011-2012 academic year. Also during his residency training he served as Chair-Elect, Resident Component, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine from 2010-2011 and Chair, Resident Component, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine from 2011-2012.
He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Pain Society. He enjoys traveling, cooking, aviation, and is an avid sports enthusiast – GO SAINTS!