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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Specialty Focus:

Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Workers Compensation, Independent Medical Exams, IMEs

Education:

Fellowship – Pain Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Institutes of Chicago; Residency – PM&R, Mount Sinai School of Medicin; Clinical Research Fellowship, National Institutes of Health; Medical Doctor (MD), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Years in Practice:

15

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

2

Additional Information

Certification: Board Certified in PM&R Board Certified in Pain Medicine Memberships: American Academy of Pain Medicine NYNJSIPP – Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners Association of Academic Physiatrists American Academy of PM&R Work Experience Interventional & Integrative Pain Physician Downtown Pain Management 2021-Present Director Center for Sports & Spine Medicine ACGME - JFK Pain Fellowship Attending Physician Interventional Pain Medicine JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Hackensack Meridian Health 2015-Present Interventional Pain Physician University Pain Medicine Center Private Practice 2013-2015 Academic Appointments: Pain Fellowship Director - Department of PM&R at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Edison, NJ Assistant Professor - Department of PM&R at UMDNJ-Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Assistant Professor - Department of PM&R at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Special Assignments / Leadership: GATHER-ED Opioid Curriculum Group Leader for Grant Funded Project 2020 Project ECHO – Pain Curriculum Expert Panelist for Pain Medicine 2016-2018 Program Committee Member American Academy of Pain Medicine 2016-2017 Resident/Fellowship Council Association of Academic Physiatrist 2018-2020 *** Invited lectures in National and Local Conferences, as well as invited Grand Rounds lectures for Medical Colleagues, Residency Programs and Medical Student. Notable Mentions: 1. “Pain and the Mind-Body Connection” – Conference Talk, AAPMR 2021 2. “Biologics in Pain Management” – Moderator, Conference Panel, AAPM 2020 3. “Basics of Spinal Cord Stimulation and DRG Stimulation – Trainee Session, Conference Talk, AAPM 2019 4. “A Rare Benign Tumor Mimicking Sympathetically Mediated Pain” – Poster Presentation 2019 5. “Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection for Symptomatic Tarlov Cyst: A Case-Report” – Poster Presentation 2019 6. “Spinal Accessory Nerve Palsy after RFA” – Poster Presentation 2020 *** Media Various Podcast and Local TV Appearances as well as regular online health-related articles and social media involvement. Please refer to Linkedin Profile for full list.