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Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine
Specialty Focus: myocardial infarction, appendicitis, retained foreign body, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, failure to diagnose, delay in diagnosis, trauma, sepsis, eclampsia, airway, acute, allergic, anaphylaxis
Education: M.D., David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Years in Practice: 30
BROAD CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for 27 years, from 1974 until 2001. Practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals. Treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients, and was never required to pay a malpractice judgment or settle a claim. Currently in active practice of Urgent Care Telemedicine since 2016. ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BACKGROUND: UCLA Clinical assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, 1986-1991. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 1985-2001. Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons,1985-2001 Director of Emergency Department, Ridgecrest Community Hospital, 1985-1993. DUAL BOARD CERTIFICATION: Certified by American Board of Emergency Medicine,1981. Certified by American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, 2016. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participating in American Board of Emergency Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification* 600 hours of Category I education, focused on Emergency Medicine, 2016-2019. Written and oral re-certification in Emergency Medicine, 2016-2017, demonstrating comprehension of current standards of practice.