Doctor Sugden is a passionate pilot who has travelled several times to Kenya to train local pilots and provide planes for the Kenya Wildlife Service. He is active with the Veteran’s Airlift Command, the Wounded Warrior program, and is a warbird airshow pilot.

Richard Sugden served in the military at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute Flight Surgery Training program, and at the Naval Air Test Center U.S.N. Test Pilot School, NATC and as a TPS Flight Surgeon. He did his residency training at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliate Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Sugden founded Teton Data Systems (TDS) after recognizing a need that physicians had for finding medical information quickly. He’s currently a private practice family physician and has been practicing in Jackson, Wyoming since 1975. When he’s not working, he likes to travel and fly his airplanes.