John Pittman, M.D.


John R. Pittman, M.D.

11220 N Rockwell

Oklahoma City, OK 73162



Medical Specialty:  Family Practice



Undergraduate:  Oklahoma State University BS Biochemistry, 1976

Medical School:  University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, MD, 1980

Internship:   University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Family Medicine Department 1980-1981

Residency:  Family Medicine Department of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center 1981-1983



American Academy of Family Physicians 1983. Recertified 1989, 1996, 2001, 2007, 2017.



Founder and owner of the Putnam North Family Medical Center Family Medicine. Private Practice 1983-present. Employing one physician, one Physician’s Assistant, two Advance Practice Nurse Practitioners, one Licensed Professional Counselor and one master’s level Speech Language Pathologist.


Medical Director of Golden Age Home Health, 2013

Medical Director of the Bethany Village Nursing Home. 1987 — 1991

Medical Director of Crossroads Hospice 2005

Board Member for CHADD


Teaching Experience: 

Preceptor – 2001 to Present

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Department of Family Medicine – Clinical Associate Professor




Mercy Health Center




  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Oklahoma State Medical Association
  • Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians



Selected Training Information


  • Burdick Quest Exercise Stress Test System, October 5, 2005
  • CPR, American Heart Association Expires August 2017
  • CardioDynamics Impedance Cardiography Technology and Product Operation for the BioZ ICG Monitor August 10, 2005
  • Colposcopy/LLETZ Recertified 2003
  • Colonoscopy Recertified 1999
  • ACLS Certified. Expired May 14, 2013
  • Innovative Healthcare Systems Balance+Plus, Fall Assessment Training June, 2012
  • Over 90 hours of certified continuing medical education per year




  • Award of Distinction for serving as President of the Oklahoma City Metro District AAFP 1998
  • Selected Honorary Member – National Directory of Who’s Who Of Executives and Professionals 1994-1995
  • Selected 2002-2003 Top American Family Physician by Consumer Research
  • Recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality – Excellence in Diabetic Care.
  • Recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality for “Office Quality” 2003-2006
  • Eagle Scout 1972
  • Guardian Member of Boy Scouts of America 1994
  • Best Oklahoma State University Biochemistry Senior 1976



 Pharmaceutical National Advisor

Eli Lilly — Prozac and Evista

GlaxoWelcome — Wellbutrin.

Wyeth — Effexor


Educator/Speaker to Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Lay Community




Prostate disease


Allergic disorders

Treatment of infectious diseases

Cardiovascular diseases



Have been a professional speaker for the following medications:


Asthma / COPD – Advair, Flovent, Serevent

Depression – Prozac Remeron Serzone, Effexor, Wellbutrin, Lexapro

Bipolar Disorder- Abilify, Seroquel

Hypertension – Cozaar, Hyzaar, Benicar,  Benicar HCT

Prostatism – Proscar

ADHD – Adderall XR, Vyvance Daytrana, Strattera

Allergies- Singulair

Infectious Disease – Biaxin XR, Factive

Hyperlipidemia – Omacor, Lipitor

Diabetes- Januvia, Exubera


Volunteer Activities


Boy Scouts of America

  • Cub Scouts/Boy Scout leader for over 15 years
  • Philmont contingent physician and adult advisor 2000



  • Served on boards at Deacons, Elders, Sheperd Manor Retirement Home and  nominating committees for First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City for multiple terms and was president for the Deacons and Sheperd Manor Boards.
  • Evergreen Sunday School Class member and co-founder of First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City and have served all officer positions at one time or another.
  • Leader of Disciple II Bible Study 2007-2008
  • Youth sponsor First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City  2004-2006
  • Other church activities include teaching of Sunday schools, group discussion leader of several related spiritual books and topics and involvement in the spiritual development of the church members.
  • Have lead discussions on multiple topics to church groups, foster care groups, and CHADD organizations
  • Have attended Presbyterian Cursillio and been on staff three times, acting as the resident physician and vocals for music program.
  • Choir member for greater than 15 years and president for 13 years.
  • Co-leader for Christian Doctrine 2008-2009



  • Board member of the Summit Place Home Owners Association for 3 years
  • Sponsor of the annual father/child campout for 10 years.


Recreational Activities


  • Bible Study, racquetball, snow skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, knee boarding, scuba diving, camping, mountain climbing, canoeing, cooking, grape/fruit growing, wine and beer making.
  • One of the original founders of the Oklahoma’s Grape Growers and Winemakers Association
  • Member of Oklahoma’s Single Malted Scotch Association