Course Director

Fred Loper, MD


Fred Loper is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. As a third-year medical student, he was part of the founding of Good Shepherd Ministries Medical Clinic – a faith-based, not-for-profit clinic that serves the uninsured people of Oklahoma City to this day.  After completing his residency at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Loper served as a primary care physician at Central Oklahoma Medical Group (COMG). In 1986, he was appointed as the National Missionary for Medical Missions for a North American mission board, and in 2005, he became Executive Director of Baptist Medical Dental Fellowship, leading physicians, dentists and other health professionals in volunteer healthcare service in the US and abroad. In 2012, Dr. Loper returned to Good Shepherd Ministries Medical Clinic to serve as their full-time medical director and completed his active practice career as an Associate Physician at Community Health Centers of Oklahoma, a Federally Qualified Health Center.