Dr. Killcommons attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York and the New York Medical College, where he graduated cum laude from an accelerated BS/MD program. Since earning his degrees, Dr. Killcommons has attended several humanitarian trips to the Middle East. Dr. Killcommons assisted Rotary International in installing medical equipment and training doctors at hospitals in Jalalabad and Kabul, Afghanistan. He provided similar assistance at ACOMET Family Hospital and Afshar Hospital in Kabul; Nangarhar University Jalalabad Hospital; Nangarhar Public Health Hospital; and the Mogul Khan Memorial Hospital in Jalalabad. During a 2009 trip to Afghanistan, Dr. Killcommons was moved by the plight of villagers outside of Jalalabad and paid for the installation of a new well in the small village.