Corrections Physician

  • Board-Certified in Family Practice with additional credentials in Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Certified Correctional Healthcare Professional – Physician
  • Former Medical Director for Eastern Correctional Institution, a 3,500 inmate prison in Maryland.
  • Currently a Physician & Surgeon in the 3,000 inmate California Medical Facility, serving 33 California state prisons.
  • Broad-based clinical experience including Emergency, Acute, Chronic and Hospice Care.

Clinical Experience & Licensure




Physician & Surgeon,                                                November 2010-present                        Vacaville, CA
California Medical Facility
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Administer acute and emergency medical care in a 3,000 inmate facility.
Primary physician in the California Medical Facility Hospice.
Utilization Management Coordinator.
Correctional Treatment Center coverage.
Medical consultant to the Mental Health Crisis Unit.
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Cerner Medical software roll-out.
Chief of Medical Staff.

Medical Director,                                                        December 2006-November 2010          Westover, MD
Eastern Correctional Institution

Administered acute medical care (trauma, drug overdose, chronic illness) in a
3,500 inmate facility.
Oversaw HIV and Hepatitis C programs.

Physician & Surgeon,                                                January 2006-December 2006
California State Prison Sacramento                                                                                        Folsom, CA
California Training Facility                                                                                                      Soledad, CA
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation         

Administered acute medical care in 2,400 and 3,000 inmate facilities. 

Emergency Medicine Physician /Hospitalist,          July 2005-January 2006                        Front Royal, VA
Warren Memorial/Culpeper Regional                                                                                      Culpeper, VA

Emergency Medicine Physician,                               July 2005-September 2005                   Cumberland, MD
Memorial Hospital of Cumberland

Family Physician                                                        August 1981-July 2005                           Leesburg, VA

Provided clinical care for trauma, infectious, acute and chronic disease, performed
ambulatory procedures, and counseled in a 3,000-patient solo Family Practice.



Physician,                                                                   January 2010-November 2010               Westover, MD
Somerset County Detention Center

Physician,                                                                   October 1980-October 1991                    Aldie, VA
Virginia Department of Corrections

Emergency Medicine Physician,                               October 1980-October 1983                   Reston, VA
Fairfax Hospital

Emergency Medicine Physician,                               October 1977-September 1980              Leesburg, VA
Loudoun Memorial Hospital



California                  2006-2018
Delaware                   2010-2011
Maryland                   2006-2011
Virginia                     1976-2006


David M. Mathis, MD

4107 Casper Way
Napa, CA 94558
(703) 431-7586


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