Dr. Bruce Hayward attended the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas graduating in 1978. Following medical school, he completed a rotating internship at Rocky Mountain Hospital in Denver. He later moved to Ennis, Montana, where Dr. Hayward did it all, from family medicine to emergency medicine. After nine years, at the urging of his Medical Director, he made the decision to practice emergency medicine only. Dr. Hayward received a gubernatorial appointment in 2010 to the Montana Board of Medical Examiners where he served nearly ten years, and as President in 2017. He is also an Aviation Medical Examiner and has been administering FAA exams since 1993. Dr. Hayward’s hobbies include winter snow skiing, snow shoeing, and camping, fishing and gardening in the summer. He and his wife, Lori especially enjoy taking care of their two miniature donkeys! Dr. Hayward appreciates the easygoing, laid-back lifestyle of rural country living and enjoys spending time helping his in-laws with their ranch. Dr. Hayward has been practicing medicine for forty-one years and is board certified in Family Practice Medicine. He joined Barrett Hospital & HealthCare in 2020.
Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX, 1978: Doctor of Medicine.
Residency: Rocky Mountain Hospital, Denver, Colorado 1978-1979, Dual Residency in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine.