Gerald Beltran, DO, MPH is an Emergency Physician in Greenville, SC. He is the Chief of the Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine within the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Prisma Health. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA, and his Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He holds board certification in Emergency Medicine as well as Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
He has worked as an Attending Emergency Physician in Georgia, Virginia, Michigan, Vermont, Michigan, Massachusetts, and South Carolina.
He serves as the Region 1 Medical Director for the State of Massachusetts. While in Massachusetts he founded the Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine within the Department of Emergency Medicine in his healthcare system to support the 4 hospitals including a tertiary care hospital. Additionally, he developed an EMS fellowship for this same system which received ACGME approval. He has provided regional physician medical oversight of multiple fire-based ALS and BLS services, private EMS agencies, local and regional law enforcement agencies, and medical dispatch.
He is currently a member of the federal Trauma Critical Care Team (TCCT) under the National Disaster Medical System under ASPR and has previously served as a medical officer with the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team out of Beverly, Massachusetts.
He is a police officer with over 12 years of experience and serves as a DRE for the state of Massachusetts. He is an instructor for the Massachusetts Police Training Council (MPTC) for First Responder/CPR, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and Mental Illness. He has had previous experience in software engineering and EMS.