Our Team

Joseph C. Howton MD, DMO, FACEP, FAAEM

Chief Executive Officer/Owner


Dr. Joe Howton is a Diving Medical Officer and board certified Emergency Physician with decades of hyperbaric experience both in the hospital and tunnel setting. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel for the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI). He has publications as sole author in the New England Journal of Medicine, Cecil's Textbook of Medicine, and many other textbooks and journals.  Dr. Howton has a particular interest in the management of the compressed air worker who may need simultaneous decompression and medical care. He has worked with CAMS since 2008, and became sole owner in November 2021 upon retirement of founder, Dr. William Spisak.

Matt Arnold, Operations Manager


Hyperbaric Specialist 
DCBC Clinical Chamber Operator 
Primary Care Paramedic 

Compressed Air Medical Services, LLC 

4400 NE 77th Ave, Suite 275

Vancouver, WA 98662

Toll Free: (855) 204-4450

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