Loch Trimingham

 J. LOCH TRIMINGHAM, M.D.
Diplomate American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

General:
Date of Birth: 25 December 1940, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Background: Raised in Bellingham, Washington
Currently Resides in Lummi Island, Washington
Current Status: Semi-retired

Education:
Bellingham High School – 1958
Whitman College – 1962
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University; M.D.C.M., 1962
Internship Montreal General Hospital, 1966-67
Surgery Residence – Swedish Hospital, Seattle WA – 1969-70
Orthopedic Surgery Residency – Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. – 1970 -73  Specialty Training in Foot and Ankle- October 1994 through April 1995

Employment and Long Term Positions:
Physician in Peace Corps – Brazil – 1967-69
Attending Physician, Kassab Centre d’Ortopédie, Tunisia (Care-Medico) 1973-74
Chief of Orthopedics, Phoenix Indian Medical Center (IHS) 1974-77
Private practice in orthopedic surgery, Bellingham, Washington – 1977-99
Orthopedic Surgeon, Madrona Medical Group/PeaceHealth 1999-2010
Wound Healing Center, PeaceHealth; Bellingham WA – 2010 – present

Volunteer Medical Experiences:
Brazil (Goiania) – 1986
Brazil (Goiania and Manaus) – 1991
Brazil (Goiania) – 1997
Brazil (Santarem) – 2005
Vietnam (AOFAS) – 2005
Brazil (Santarem) – 2007
Uganda (HVO) – 2009
Haiti (Project Medishare) – 2010
Ethiopia (SIGN) – January 2011;
Ethiopia (SIGN) November, 2011
Ethiopia (SIGN) – June 2012
Dominican Republic (ILAC) 2013
Interfaith Medical Services, Bellingham, WA (to begin Feb. 2013)
Ethiopia (SIGN) scheduled April-May 2013

Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Whatcom County Medical Society
Washington Sate Medical Society

Family:
Married 1965 (Susan Trimingham)
Three daughters
Seven grandchildren

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