Harvey L. Alpern, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Forensic Med Group
  • Phone: 626 435 9500
  • Cell: 626 324 9657
  • Fax: 866 827 6225
  • Website: www.forensicmedgroup.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

Specialty Focus: Disability Evaluations, Malpractice, Heart Disease, Myocardial Infraction, Cardial Stress, Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker, Obesity, Cardiac Stress Testing, Angioplasty, Diabetes, Stroke

Education: BA, Pomona College; MD, University of Southern CA, Los Angeles

Years in Practice: 47

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1000+


Additional Information

Dr. Alpern earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California in 1964 and served two residencies, in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then earned a Fellowship in Cardiology at St. George’s Hospital in London, England. Dr. Alpern has had a private practice in Cardiology since 1969. Dr. Alpern was an Assistant Clinical Professor of medicine at ULCA and was Attending Staff since 1970 and Clinical Chief of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alpern also served as Director of the Critical Care Unit and Chief of Staff at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Alpern is a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California and a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration. He has participated in several medical research programs at the USC School of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai and St. George Hospitals. Dr. Alpern has presented and published thirty-eight papers dealing with all aspects of cardiology.