Dr. Kyron C. Tamar, who grew up in Hempstead, N.Y., is a board certified General Surgeon at Franklin Medical Center, in Louisburg, N.C.
His fascination for the Medical field was sparked when, in 1969, at age 19, he was hired as an operating room scrub tech, during a summer break from Lincoln University, Pa. After that first summer, Dr. Tamar had found his passion and went on to enroll at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn in 1971. Dr. Tamar graduated with his Medical Degree in 1975, followed by a surgical internship at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital.
He completed his surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center,Brooklyn, in 1980 and a Vascular Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston in 1981. Dr. Tamar has spent the past 33+ years working in Texas, North Carolina, and Florida. He has been in solo and group practice, was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Texas Tech in Odessa, was a civilian contractor with The Dept. of Navy, and has worked as a locum tenens surgeon intermittently fortwelve years.
He has also traveled to central and southern Nigeria and eastern Uganda to perform missionary work. He enjoys traveling, swimming, photography,reading, listening to live music, listening to jazz on WSHA 88.9, teaching, and sharing information about the abundant opportunities in the healthcare industry.