Our Team

William Spisak, MD

Founder and President 


William Spisak served as director of a busy hyperbaric department in Portland, Oregon. In addition, he carries the title of Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University.  Dr. Spisak has a special interest in dive medicine and started Compressed Air Medical Services, LLC  to provide hyperbaric medical services for Impregilo-Healy and Kiewit-Bilfinger Berger during the 2003 Big Pipe Project in Portland, Oregon.  


Joseph C. Howton MD, DMO, FACEP, FAAEM

Chief Executive Officer


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).  Dr. Howton has a particular interest in the management of the compressed air worker who may need simultaneous decompression and medical care.

Tom Martin, MD



Tom Martin is a board-certified emergency physician with many years of experience providing hyperbaric medical support on tunnel boring machine operations as well as in the hospital setting.


Compressed Air Medical Services

5050 NE Hoyt Street Suite 203

Portland, OR   97213

Toll Free & Fax: 855 204-4450

Direct: 503 230-9224


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