David Bauder, PA is originally from Scotland, South Dakota. He earned his Physician Assistant degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center and graduate degree in Physician Assistant studies from the University of Nebraska Health Science Center. For over twenty years Dave has followed his passion of Health, Fitness, Performance and Functional Medicine. During this time Dave enjoyed a long pursuit of competitive cycling competing at the national level.
Prior to working at Weight Loss and Vitality, Dave served in the U.S. Army for twenty-seven years working as a Physician Assistant and supporting multiple operations including three combat tours to Southwest Asia. As a physician assistant Dave has practiced medicine in family medicine, podiatry, emergency medicine, general surgery, urgent care and functional medicine. In addition to the clinical roles Dave has held multiple leadership positions including Executive officer of the Army Medical Specialist Corps – Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Clinical Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior – Baghdad, Iraq; Battalion Executive officer of the 5th Medical Recruiting Battalion – Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Strategic Advisor for the Army Medical Specialist Corps at the Defense Health Headquarters – Falls Church, VA.
Dave has been practicing medicine for 21 years and currently the Assistant Medical Director at Weight Loss and Vitality.