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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Emergency Medicine and Aquatics Safety

Specialty Focus:

Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.

Education:

MD, Tufts Medical School; BA Biology, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice:

28

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

10+

Additional Information

I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and book chapters. I serve as editor for numerous peer-reviewed journals. I have a special focus of interest on Drowning, Boating/Sailing injuries, Surfing Injuries, and Ocean water sports injuries. I serve on national and international committees regarding safety-at-sea. I have been serving as a legal expert witness in emergency medicine since 2001, splitting time evenly between plaintiff and defense, with 3-5 cases per year. I have given dozens of depositions and have significant court room experience. Clients have included law firms, insurance companies, Naval Crime Investigative Service (NCIS), City of Chicago, and pharmaceuticals. Full CV available upon request.