Dr. Pitman is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with an M.D. from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia a Masters in Biology from College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.
Dr. Pitman completed an internship at the University of Colorado in Denver, CO, as well as his residency in General Surgery. He then completed a Burn Fellow at the University of Colorado and Plastic Surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Pitman has received numerous national awards including the Carl A Moyer award for burn research, the Gremlich Traveling Scholar award from the American College of Surgeons and the Eisman Award for Surgical research. He has served on numerous national committees for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, and The American Association of Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities. He has presented numerous papers at national meetings and taught several courses on the national level. He has served on 2 Congressional panels for care of wounded warriors. As an Army reservist he has served in the United States Army on a voluntary basis and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal on 3 separate occasions for Service in Treatment to Injured Soldiers from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2009 he was promoted to Colonel and served as the Medical Commander for earthquake relief in Haiti. In 2015, Dr. Pitman was again awarded the Army Commendation Medal, NATO medal, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon with Battle Star, Combat Action Badge and the Purple Heart for action in Logar Province Afghanistan from Operation Resolution Support/ Operation Enduring Freedom.Download pdf