On January 31, 2012, Christiana Care Occupational Health Services was sold, and became Pivot Occupational Health. Travel Medicine was among the core service offerings under Christiana Care’s tenure. This valuable service was expanded to include immigration examinations.
Pivot Travel Medicine is under the leadership of Brian Shinkle, DO, CIME. Dr. Shinkle is Board Certified in Family Medicine, has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Occupational Medicine, is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. In addition to being an Authorized Yellow Fever Vaccine Provider, Dr. Shinkle possesses a Certificate in Travel Health™ through the International Society of Travel Medicine. Dr. Shinkle is an experienced lecturer on topics in occupational medicine, disability medicine and travel medicine. With respect to immigration examinations, Dr. Shinkle is a designated Civil Surgeon through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department.
In addition to travel medicine, Pivot Travel Medicine also specializes in occupational medicine. All sites can perform travel medicine consultations and are certified yellow fever vaccination centers.