Dr. Dewing graduated magna cum laude with a degree in social studies from Harvard University where he rowed crew. During medical school at Columbia University, Dr. Dewing excelled in marathons and endurance competitions. After his general surgery internship, Dr. Dewing, a Naval Officer, spent two years as a battalion surgeon with Marine infantry and was deployed to Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Dewing's research efforts have been recognized as a finalist for the prestigious Caspari Prize at the ISAKOS Annual Meeting in 2007 for his work on capsular volume in shoulder instability.
Dr. Dewing, his wife Jill, and their three children, Everett, Winston and Georgianna, look forward to moving to the high country, a welcome change in most ways from his current station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.