About Dr. David Kalin, Executive Director of the IBMS

Dr. Kalin is presently the Chairman of the International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS), a certifying organization seeking the finest healthcare providers in the world whose certification mark has been approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Dr.Kalin is certified in Family Practice by the Board of Certification in Family Practice of the American Board of Physician Specialists, and has served on both the Academy of Family Practice and Board of Certification.

Dr. Kalin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, is a certified Independent Medical Examiner of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, and was Board Qualified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Kalin is presently a member of the Pinellas County Medical Society, HIllsborough Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, and is on the Board of Advisors of the Medical Tourism Association.

Dr. Kalin also works as the Medical Director of 5 injury/accident clinics in Florida where he evaluates and treats patients with medical legal issues, and has a private medical practice - www.drkalin.com

Moreover, Dr. Kalin, who has a Masters in Public Health, has supervised over 500 tattoo and cosmetic tattoo (permanent makeup) artists in the State of Florida and has been instrumental in developing the accredited IBMS Body Art Course on Blood-Borne Pathogens and Communicable Diseases, essential for receiving Tattoo/Cosmetic Tattoo/Permanent Makeup/Piercing/Body Artist licensure-registration and creating IBMS Certification of these medically supervised artists under the Professional Category of Other Medical Professionals Body Artists (OMP BA).

Dr. Kalin is licensed in Florida and North Carolina where he has frequently worked as a camp physician during the summer.

Dr. Kalin was been locally involved in his community as the President of B'nai B'rith, developed the long running television program "B'nai Brith Presents Jewish Life in Tampa Bay", has written 2 books, one on health with illustrations entitled What's Up, Doc?, the other poetry with drawings entitled A Moment's Song Is All I Sing, and is currently the principal designer in the reconstruction of a local synagogue.

Dr. Kalin is a Mohel, Certified by the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Rabbinical Assembly.

Dr. Kalin, who speaks fluent Spanish and partial Hebrew, graduated from Northwestern University in biology, was a James Scholar at the University of Illinois School of Medicine, and attended the University of Illinois School of Public Health where he also received a Masters in the Science of Public Health.

Dr. Kalin did postgraduate preceptorships in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Surgery, Orthopaedics, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Psoriasis, studied Alternative Health Care Systems, researched Decision Analysis in Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematous, did an internship at Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel and has been a medical-legal expert physician.