Board of Directors
MPM understands that the strong insurance resources we offer our member physicians must be supported with a strong board of directors. With diverse experience, and proven, "real-world" business expertise, these talented individuals know and understand what physicians need to succeed.
MPM Board of Directors
Timothy H. Trout
Missouri Professionals Mutual
Timothy H. Trout is Managing Director of Missouri Professionals Mutual (MPM). He has nearly 30 years of direct experience in providing professional liability insurance solutions to medical professionals. Trout founded MPM in 2003 and has led MPMs growth to become the largest and strongest member-directed medical malpractice insurance firm serving physicians in the state of Missouri.
Tim is passionate about re-empowering physicians and other medical professionals to ensure quality medical care for Missouri citizens. He is a frequent speaker at the annual Crittenden Medical Insurance Conference and a recognized expert in cost effective professional liability insurance.
John M. Lorei, M.D.
Director of Emergency Services
Metro Emergency Physicians
Dr. John M. Lorei was elected to the Missouri Professionals Mutual Board of Directors in 2005. His perspectives as a physician inform and improve board decision-making.
Dr. Lorei chairs the emergency services department and is an active staff member at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and Saint Luke's Northland Hospital, Kansas City. In 2004, he was president of Saint Luke's Northland Hospital medical staff.
Dr. Lorei is a frequent writer and lecturer on emergency medicine topics and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Richard T. Meyer
Richard T. Meyer, CPA, joined the Missouri Professionals Mutual Board of Directors in 2004. Since 1975, Meyer has worked in the fields of accounting, finance and insurance.
Formerly with Price Waterhouse & Co., Meyer often lectures about cost management and is an expert in the field of construction claims.
Frederick B. Lintecum, M.D.
Dr. Lintecum is an obstetrician/gynecologist who serves as chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke’s Hospital and Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and a partner at Lintecum and Nickell P.C. He is also a clinical assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Dr. Lintecum has been practicing in the Kansas City community for over 30 years. He is a member of the Kansas City Gynecologic Society, the Central Association of Obstetrics and the Metropolitan & Missouri Medical Societies, as well as a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Lintecum was graduated cum laude from Westminster College and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Walter R. Peters, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Peters is a colon and rectal surgeon and the chief of staff at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo.
His primary clinical interests include gastrointestinal surgery and the development of advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques. Dr. Peters and his late partner, Dr. Vincent Gurucharri, brought laparoscopic general surgery to mid-Missouri in 1990, performing the area’s first laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gall bladder surgery). They went on to lead the adoption of many other advanced laparoscopic procedures that have
now become commonplace, including appendectomy, hernia repair, anti-reflux operations, colon resections and splenectomies. He was a co-author of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2004 which demonstrated that laparoscopic surgery is appropriate for many patients with colon cancer. Inside Columbia Magazine has named him one of Columbia’s “Top Docs.” His current professional interests include leading efforts to improve patient safety both locally and on a national level.
A native of Illinois, he is a graduate of Western Illinois University and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed his General Surgery residency at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis in 1987 and completed the fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Jewish Hospital in 1988. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Raymond August Ritter, III, M.D.
A native of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Dr. Ritter is an orthopedic surgeon who serves as chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He also practices at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, where he continually works to remain proficient in the most advanced treatments and techniques. He was instrumental in bringing minimally invasive total hip and total knee procedures to Cape Girardeau.
Dr. Ritter received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed a transitional internship at Spectrum Health Systems in Grand Rapids, Mich., and an Orthopedic Oncology basic science fellowship at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
Dr. Ritter then went on to complete his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he was chief resident in his senior year. Dr. Ritter is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
David L. Weinstein, M.D.
Dr. Weinstein is an obstetrician/gynecologist who serves as chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. He has been practicing both obstetrics and gynecology in the St. Louis community for over 22 years and was one of the founding partners of Consultants in Women’s Healthcare, Inc. He is an associate professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Weinstein has authored and co-authored multiple medical articles and has been a principal investigator in many clinical trials. He is a member of multiple professional organizations and societies and has been a member or chair of numerous medical committees in the community as well as in the hospitals at which he practices. He served on the Board of Directors of the Washington University Physicians Network (WUPN) from 1995-2004, representing the interests of private practice physicians, and on the WUPN Management Committee from 1993-2004. He currently chairs the OB/GYN Quality Improvements Committee at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and he has served on the Missouri Physicians Mutual Advisory Board since 2004.
Dr. Weinstein received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1981 and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1985. He completed his internship and residency at the Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes Hospital in 1989. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and he is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.