Why He Matters
Brad Wenstrup was born and raised in the Cincinnati area, where he still resides. He earned a bachelor's in psychology from the University of Cincinnati and a medical degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He operated he own practice in downtown Cincinnati, then after 15 years joined Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine. Wenstrup joined the Army Reserves, serving as a combat surgeon during the Iraq War in 2005-2006. He worked at Abu Ghraib prison where he said he performed surgery on both U.S. troops and enemy combatants. He married his wife, Monica, in May 2012.