Charles W. Long, MD
Dr. Long is a physician executive with extensive medical management and evidence-based practice experience within a multi-state hospital system. As a practicing anesthesiologist since 1988, Dr. Long has vast experience with diabetes patients in the pre, and peri-operative period, managing out-of-control Type 1 & 2 patients using insulin and other medications.
A 1980, Magna Cum Laude graduate from the University of Georgia with a degree in philosophy, Dr. Long went on to medical school at Medical College of Georgia graduating with his MD in 1984. From there he completed an internship and residency in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Long has served as the Chief Medical Officer of Vdex since its founding and was the lead developer of the Vdex treatment protocols utilizing Afrezza. He has a deep, personal interest in diabetes as his father died from the disease, and his Type 1 diabetic son is now well-controlled on Afrezza.
Dr. Long has traveled extensively and lived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for 2 years in the 1970s where he worked as a medical photographer at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital. He has a great respect and love for the people of the Arabian Peninsula.