Thomas G. Crabtree, MD, FACS, Group Medical Director, AMI

Thomas Crabtree, MD, MHCDS, FACS | Vice Chairman, Group Medical Director

Dr. Crabtree is the Group Medical Director for AMI a global company with deep expertise in the delivery of healthcare solutions in remote, challenging, and under-resourced environments.

Prior to forming AMI, he retired as a Colonel from the US Army. During his military career, Dr. Crabtree served as a trauma and reconstructive surgeon in multiple domestic, overseas, and combat settings. He was also seconded to the UN on several occasions to support various Department of Peacekeeping Operations missions.

Dr. Crabtree also served as the medical director and the senior medical advisor to the US Pacific Command’s Center of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance. He held the same position with The Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations Global Health Program. In this capacity, Dr. Crabtree was responsible for guiding, brokering, and executing myriad civil-military medical assistance efforts and health development programs around the globe.

At AMI, Dr. Crabtree has built an extensive network of private clinics across Africa and the Middle East linked by AMI-owned and operated aeromedical platforms. He also recently led large-scale AMI efforts running multiple USAID-supported Ebola Treatment Units across Western Africa and served as a clinical director of three WHO Trauma and Maternity Hospitals in Mosul.

Dr. Crabtree is a graduate of Harvard and Stanford. He completed his general surgery training in San Francisco and Tucson and his plastic surgery training in Washington DC and Baltimore.

During his time in Iraq, Dr. Crabtree participated in an award-winning HBO Documentary film Baghdad ER. The film can be accessed via


The AMI Vaccination program is adaptable, flexible, scalable and can be quickly implemented across large geographic areas. Given our service to states, sovereign governments, the private sector and international organizations AMI is arguably the globe’s leading private sector provider of comprehensive vaccine efforts. AMI has a modular approach to vaccination clinic set up consisting of community-based, drive-thru and mobile clinics.

  • Independent or embedded staff to deliver testing and vaccinations as desired
  • Robust documentation and reporting
  • Complete procurement, cold chain transport and compliance solutions

Surgical Services

AMI has the capability to provide a range of surgical services in mobile facilities or using existing infrastructure. Surgical specialty services are available but the focus is Damage Control Surgery (DCS) and Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR).

  • Forward Surgical Teams: independent fixed facility or mobile emergency surgical units to save life, limb, and eyesight
  • Surgical teams to augment existing capabilities and support or relieve the existing surgical workforce
  • Mass casualty support

Refugee Health Services

AMI is dedicated to addressing the full-spectrum of healthcare needs for displaced people by augmenting the existing healthcare workforce or independently providing:

  • Infectious Disease Screenings, including COVID-19, HIV and TB
  • Mental Health Wellness and Counseling
  • Vaccination updates as well as per host country requirements
  • Preventative Care 
  • Medical examinations, including tracking and monitoring physical health
  • Medical History Review
  • Lab Services as well as augmenting existing on-site lab skills & equipment

Emergency Medical Services

AMI provides medical solutions and services to some of the most remote and challenging environments in the world. To date, the company has delivered healthcare solutions to over 140 clinical settings on 5 continents involving in excess of 10,000 providers.

  • Comprehensive solutions involving governance, personnel, facilities and supplies based on desired healthcare outcomes
  • First responder systems and fully staffed ambulance services
  • Aeromedical evacuation via AMI’s own fleet or established network
  • AMI has provided medical support in conflict areas by delivering 3 trauma and maternity hospitals in an area of heightened conflict