Our Team

Steven Gore, MD

Steven Gore, MD is Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Cardiology. He is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force and the lead researcher for aeromedical cardiology for the U.S. Air Force Reserve.   He frequently completes duty at the Human Performance Wing and School of Aerospace Medicine at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. He is currently and actively involved with multiple ongoing retrospective and prospective cardiovascular studies.  One in particular is a joint study with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to study the effects of spaceflight and the anti-gravity environment on the development of coronary artery disease in astronauts.  He has multiple published abstracts and many have been presented at the worldwide American College of Cardiology Conference.  They have also been presented at cardiovascular conferences for the Royal and German Air Forces in England and Germany.  Dr. Gore served 2 combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Critical Care Air Transport (CCAT) medical officer.  During those tours, he was involved with evacuating critically wounded soldiers with IED blasts, penetrating injuries, burns, heart attacks, etc., out of the combat zone to a higher echelon of medical care.  He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association. 

David Peterson, MD

David Peterson, MD is board-certified in cardiovascular disease with Western Carolina Cardiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN, and completed his residency at ISAF Medical Center Keesler in Keesler AFB, MS. He completed his fellowship at Wilford Hall USAF MC in Lackwood AFB, TX. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association. 

Dr. Randall Towne, MD

Dr. Randall Towne has an undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming, graduate degree from the University of Utah, and a medical degree from Mysore University. He completed an internship at the University of Massachusetts and a residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of St. Raphael, major affiliate of Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.  He completed a Cardiology fellowship at the Hospital of St. Raphael and an interventional Cardiology fellowship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT at Yale University.  He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, and the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Towne specializes in interventional cardiology including PTCS (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty) and fractional flow reserve procedures.



Paul Albert, NP

Paul Albert, NP completed his undergraduate degree at Clemson University and competed the Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University Medical Center. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association.