Glenn R. Einspanier, DO, FACOS
Raised in a poor town on the edge of St. Louis by his church elder Father and Mother who was the head of the Children's Ministry. His buddies called him Eins, which means one in German. He graduated with every honor from President of his class of 500 to Co-Captain of the football team. It was football that landed him a scholarship to Northeast Missouri State U., now renamed Truman State- The Harvard of the Midwest. It was here where he met his wife of 36 years. She started following him as he attended the founding Medical School of Osteopathy in Kirksville where he graduated in 1982. She then followed for a year to St. Louis for Internship. Four years to Chicago, where he completed a General Surgery Residency and then came his United States Navy payback. He did a tour in Puerto Rico as a General Surgeon then later went to Portsmouth Naval Medical Center as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery. He returned to Midwestern University in Chicago with his wife Maureen and his now two girls, Katie and Michelle. Katie; later to be an Attorney Advisor in The US State Department, and Michelle, a Registered Nurse. It was there that he ran Surgical teams at a intercity Medical Center and then a Level One Trauma Center on the Southside of Chicago. His time was split between his duties of teaching Undergraduates, Medical Students and Surgery Residents as a Clinical Professor of Surgery. In 1996 he moved his family to Abilene, Texas and a community Surgical Practice, to His Chicago students dismay. He continued his connection to them by serving nationally to The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons first as a Treasurer, then Secretary and eventually as the Chairman of General Surgery of the ACOS. In the ladder fifteen years at Abilene Regional Medical Center he trained and practiced with a local physician doing Wound Care and Hyperbarics part of the time along with his General Surgery Practice. In 2010 he made it his Profession full time at Metroplex Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Killen, Texas. Here he has Partnered with Dr. Sprague Taveau to form Central Texas Wound Healing Associates. Conveniently named Dr. E and Dr. T have worked to expand their influence to include other Physicians and NPs in their Association. CTWHA has centers in Palestine, TXand at Rollins Brook Hospital in Lampasas, which has grown to include Hyperbaric Medicine along with a Swing Bed Unit for continued long term inpatient wound care. Always the teacher, the Doctor with the genuinely compassionate heart, who intently Listens. Dr. Einsteins Ears, humbly serves the community as DR. GLEN EINSPANIER.