Dr. Mike Simpson
Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from the jungles of South America conducting counter-narcotics operations, to the deserts of the Middle East fighting the Global War On Terror (GWOT).
Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, SCUBA diver, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who has trained in Muay Thai, and currently has the rank of purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. Mike works extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training.
As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor. He also hosts The Mind of The Warrior podcast, sharing his personal knowledge and philosophy, as well as those of his guests, in an effort to spread to warrior ethos to the general public.
Mike is perhaps best known for his role as an investigator on the History Channel’s docu-reality series “Hunting Hitler”.