In 1988, Dr. Wallin came to Fayetteville, N.C. and started a new Cardiac Surgery program, coordinating the development of the Cardiac Anesthesia department, the Cardiac OR’s and the Cardiac ICU. After several years, he transitioned to Outpatient Anesthesia, where he served in both an administrative and clinical capacity for 32 years. He began working in Age Management Medicine in 2014, and obtained Physician Training & Certification in Age Management Medicine with the Age Management Medicine Education Foundation (AMMEF) and the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG). He completed a Fellowship in Age Management Medicine with Cenegenics Medical Institute, and was named a Partner Physician with Cenegenics in 2017.
Throughout his career in medicine, Dr. Wallin has been interested in optimizing health, optimizing fitness, preventative medicine and aging successfully. This interest eventually brought him to the fields of Age Management Medicine and Functional Medicine, where he combines nutrition, fitness, hormone optimization and appropriate and individualized supplements in a comprehensive and evidence-based approach to achieve optimal health and wellness for each of his patients. His clinical scope includes hormone pellet insertion, GAINSWave therapy for erectile dysfunction (ED), Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for ED (the P-shot) or for musculoskeletal issues, and Exercise Physiology testing for improved sports performance. He has been an active participant of a Cenegenics health program for several years, which has allowed him to lead an active and fulfilling lifestyle including multiple sports, interests and hobbies.
Interests and Hobbies
He competed in multiple triathlons 40 years ago and was 51 years old when he ran his first marathon and 53 when he did a half marathon/full marathon double. He has completed the 500-600 mile Cycle NC ride four times. He has windsurfed for many years, sailing in the Outer Banks of NC, Hawaii, Aruba and Venezuela. He is a Gold Level certified USA Lacrosse coach, and a Bronze Level USBC bowling coach. He continues to pursue cycling, resistance training, cardio-training and yoga training. He has a woodworking shop and a metal working/welding shop and has made art pieces for charity auctions and metal templates for a local steel company. He holds a private pilot certificate with an instrument rating and regularly flies his Cessna 182 Skylane for Patient AirLift Services, PilotsNPaws and SouthWings. He donates over 200 flight hours yearly for patients, veterans, animal/wildlife rescue and environmental work. He has completed the Flying Ambassador programs in NC, SC, Virginia and Maryland flying to over 250 different airports. He is an avid fan of the TV show “Survivor” and has an extensive collection of Survivor memorabilia.
Education and Credentials
- B.A. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980
- Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1984
- General Surgery Internship at UNC Hospital 1985
- Anesthesiology Residency at UNC Hospital 1987
- Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship 1988, spending time at both UNC Hospital and Duke University Hospital
- Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, 1988
- Member of the Age Management Medicine Group and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
- Past member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists and the North Carolina Medical Society.