Dr. Cosgrove earned a psychobiology degree from UCLA and received an M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He then trained in Internal Medicine at University of Utah Medical Center before opening WellMax in 1998.
Dr. Cosgrove served for many years with a clinical faculty appointment at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Cosgrove served for over ten years as an Emergency Medicine Physician at the Desert Regional Emergency Trauma Center in Palm Springs, where he gained broad experience in caring for medical and surgical problems. Later he opened a private medical office and has focused on providing comprehensive medical care to individuals.
Dr. Cosgrove has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as an Aviation Medical Examiner. He was the Medical Director of Airstar International Air Ambulance and he was an instructor for ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) for many years.
He has been active with Jeff Bland and the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) in Gig Harbor, WA since nearly its inception. When IFM produced a medical textbook, Dr Cosgrove authored the chapter on men’s hormones and the role of androgens in women.
Most recently he has studied under Dr. Dale Bredesen and is a certified physician provider for the Bredesen Protocol, which addresses patients who are at risk or who may have memory problems or Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr Bredesen’s best selling “The End of Alzheimer’s” has created a surge in awareness of the reversible elements of dementia, so patients can optimize cognitive function whether it is very mild or severely impaired.
He is married to Dr. Doriana Cosgrove, who provided anesthesia for heart surgery patients, and is now Board Certified in Aesthetic Medicine. She is the Director of Desert Med Aesthetics in Indian Wells (Drs. Cosgrove own and share the Indian Wells Medical Offices building. They have two sons and a daughter, and live in Rancho Mirage, CA. They recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in a cooking class near Florence Italy.