Lance Maki MD first entered the aerospace world in 1973 when he started Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance AFB Oklahoma.

He went on to fly the C 131 ( AFSC) , KC135 (SAC) as an aircraft commander and finally was a T38 IP (PIT) and aerospace physiologist at Shepard AFB, Texas. He attended Texas Tech Medical School and did his residency in OBGyn at Wright Patterson AFB/ Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During his Air Force career he maintained his interest in aviation as a USAF flight surgeon in addition to delivering babies and doing surgery. After retiring from the military he primarily has been involved with women’s care but also has been doing wellness medicine for both men and women.

He is fellowship trained in functional and restoration medicine. He does all three Class FAA physicals and hypoxia and other aerospace training in Melbourne Florida

He and his wife Kris have been married since 1967. They have six children and eight grandchildren. He is very active in surfing and takes ballet to improve his surfing and overall fitness.

He is a member of AOPA and the Daedalians.

He attended La Mirada High School, Ca; did his undergraduate studies at Cal State Fullerton and has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.


At Dr Surfer Dude’s we offer a combination of excellent ingredients to achieve wellness in an

Enticing blend of activities. We love to have fun and enjoy our bodies in the best way possible.

We have many levels of activities..  some are pure fun… others involve movement from easy

Leisurely river cruises and low level balance and strength development to high intensity training programs for people who want to enjoy a high performance body again