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James Polo, MD

James Polo, MD has been a practicing physician for over 30 years.

Jim PoloJim has been a practicing physician for over 30 years. He began his medical career in general medicine developing a specialty clinic performing vasectomies. Jim’s ability to connect with patients while helping them through emotionally difficult times led him to specialize in General Psychiatry, followed by sub-specialty training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Jim practiced in both outpatient and inpatients settings in the military, as well as managing a private practice for children and adolescents. Jim has also had an extensive career in administrative medicine, leading hospitals and managing physician networks. Currently, he serves as an Executive Medical Director for a large regional health insurance carrier. Despite his varied background, Jim’s philosophy has never changed. He believes all patients are unique and should be treated with respect and compassion. His approach to care is holistic with an emphasis on both physical and emotional well-being. He has combined his clinical skills and love of fitness to focus on men’s aesthetics.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Strategy, US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA 2007-2009
  • Master of Business, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO 2002-2005
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 1991-1993
  • Psychiatry Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 1989-1991
  • Psychiatry Internship, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 1986-1987
  • Doctor of Medicine, USIHS, Bethesda, MD 1982-1986
  • Bachelor of Science, USMA, West Point, NY 1978-1982

CREDENTIALS

  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives, 2013-present
  • Fellow, American College of Physician Executives, 2011-present
  • Diplomat, ABPN, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1984-present
  • Diplomat, ABPN, General Psychiatry, 1984-present

LICENSING

  • Washington State License, #MD60218274

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • CrossFit Training
  • Boating

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