Dive Medicine and Hyperbaric Consultants LLC
David Charash DO, CWS, FACEP, FUHM
Dr Charash is a principal in Dive Medicine and Hyperbaric Consultants LLC. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in Emergency Medicine and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is a Fellow in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is a Certified Wound Specialist through the American Board of Wound Management. He is actively engaged in the practice of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Dr Charash has a dedicated medical practice that specializes in Dive Medicine. He offers medical care for the diving community, including Recreational Divers,Technical Divers, Public Safety Divers, Scientific Divers, Commercial Divers, and Military Divers. He offers medical fitness examinations, return to diving after diving injury or accident, and independent medical examinations.
Dr Charash is a Divers Alert Network (DAN) Referral Physician. He is also privileged to be a Divers Alert Network (DAN) Instructor and teaches the following courses:
Emergency Oxygen, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries, Neurological Assessment, Basic Life Support:CPR and First Aid, Diving Emergency Mangement Provider, Diving First Aid for Professional Divers, CPR:Health Care Provider with First Aid Oxygen Emergencies.
Dive Medicine Physician
Dr Charash has completed the NOAA/UHMS Dive Medicine Physician Course and is certified as a Level 11d Dive Medical Physician. He has also completed the UHMS Medical Examiner of Diver course, and is a cerified Level 1a Dive Medical examiner. Dr Charash is a listed qualified Dive Medical Examiner on the Diver Certifcation Board of Canada (DCBC). Dr Charash has had the privilege of working with the United States Coast Guard Academy and is an invited lecturer for the Coast Guard Cadet Dive Program. He is also honored to be an invited lecturer at the United States Navy, Naval Undersea Medical Institute and offers lectures in Basic and Advanced Dive Physics. Dr Charash was recognized by the United States Navy for dedicated teaching and support of the Navy's Undersea Community.
Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Physician
Dr Charash has devoted his career to the practice of Wound Care, Hyperbaric, and Dive Medicine. As a Clinical Leader and Medical Director of a wound care hyperbaric medicine program, he leads a team of dedicated professionals in offering state-of-the-art care. He is a clinical instructor for the Life Support Technology's and Wound Education Partners Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine-approved Hyperbaric Medicine Course. Dr Charash is a site surveyor for the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society's Hyperbaric Program Accreditation.
“I have had the privilege of working with the diving and hyperbaric community offering insight and education, and elevating knowledge regarding safety and divers' health"
David Charash DO, CWS, FACEP, UHM Prinicipal- Dive Medicine and Hyperbaric Consultants LLC