Dr. Keith Rose, M.D.

Director of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Keith is an internationally recognized surgeon and tactical medicine physician. He has been performing plastic and reconstructive surgery for CURE International and SMILE TRAIN in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Africa for the past 11 years. He is also the CEO of Southwest Medical Strategies, a South Texas based company providing medical risk management to over 250 companies.

Dr. Rose is a former Army Captain who was assigned to a Forward Surgical Team supporting asymmetrical ground operations. Upon leaving the military, Dr. Rose continued to work as a tactical medical physician training, military, law enforcement and government agencies.

In 2008, Dr. Rose developed and patented The Integrated Tourniquet System (ITS) which has been used by Naval Special Warfare, law enforcement, and militaries around the world.

Deployments with Team 5