Westlake Village doctor treats himself with rockin’ bucket-list album



MUSIC MEN—Above, the Black Squirrel band, from left, are Dicken Berglund, Phillip Tirman, Kaleb Tirman and Ryan Greene. At right, drummer Les Butts and producer Ryan Greene work in the studio. Photos courtesy of Kaleb Tirman

By day, 58-year-old Phillip Tirman is a Westlake Village-based radiologist. But when he goes home at night, the good doctor straps on a guitar and writes rock songs.

Tirman started playing music in the 1970s, but he set it aside to focus on his medical career. Now, 40 ...

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