Cynthia Griffin, DO

Credentials: Flight Physician, UW Health Med Flight

Cynthia Griffin

Clinical information


Undergraduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – HEMS

Dr. Cynthia Griffin’s passion has always been in Emergency Medical Services and after completing her residency with Virginia Commonwealth University – Medical College of Virginia Emergency Medicine Residency Program as part of the VCU Health System, she sought to continue her career as an EM physician with an emphasis in helicopter EMS (HEMS).

Dr. Griffin’s interest in EMS started while as a freshman at Virginia Tech when she joined a rescue squad. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s in Cell and Molecular Biology and Spanish. While an undergrad, Dr. Griffin also started her work as a medic, eventually become a licensed paramedic. To this day, she still holds a nationally registered Paramedic certificate. Dr. Griffin continued her medical training at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and completed her medical degree in Osteopathic Medicine from VCOM. She went on to residency at VCUHS. While in residency, Dr. Griffin completed an Emergency Medical Services Track during her second year and was the recipient of their Faculty Award before officially joining UW.