What motivates you to work hard? 

My desire to help patients solve their problems and improve their quality of life.

 What is your favorite book? 

Anything by Clive Cussler!

 What are your hobbies? 

I am currently building a replica 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe from the frame up.  I also enjoy the outdoors including boating and hiking.

 What’s your favorite movie?

Hello … Star Wars … this question does not even need to be asked!

What do you do to keep fit? 

Walk Walk Walk

What is your favorite part about being a doctor? 

Fixing things!

What was your first job? 

My first job was at Washington Orthopaedic Center … in 1984!  I was responsible for making back-up copies of the computer data which took 2 hours per week.  The data was backed up on 8” floppy disks with 360 kb of data storage.  One file might take 17 disks to save.

If you could meet one person, past or present, who would you meet and why? 

Blackbeard … wouldn’t you like to know where he really hid his treasure?

 To learn more about Dr. Birchard, visit his biography