Rebecca M Lekim, D.O. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Hospital based Internal Medicine Physician

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Internal Medicine and Hospitalist

Keywords/Search Terms:

End of life care, Critical Care, Cardiovascular Disease, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Preventative, Perioperative, Nephrology, Neurology, Hematology, Oncology, Pulmonary, Sepsis, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Congestive Heart Failure

Education:

B.S. Exercise Biology, University of California, Davis; M.S. Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of California, Davis; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences - COMP; Internal Medicine Residency, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Years in Practice:

9

Additional Information

I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine and currently a full-time practicing Hospitalist in East Bay, California with 9 years of post-graduate experience. I completed Internal Medicine residency training at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino County, CA in 2018. My expertise lies in the hospitalized patient and hospital based acute care. With my post-graduate training and current employment at high acuity stroke and trauma centers, I have specific experience caring for hospitalized stroke and trauma patients. I have been active in various Hospital committees and projects including but not limited to: Internal Medicine Quality Review Committee performing peer reviews, Quality Improvement Committee, and currently serve as Chair of Medical Records Committee. I am very efficient and thorough in record review and I take pride in my ability to educate non-experts and to provide ethical objective opinions. My opinions and recommendations are supported by my extensive experience caring for hundreds of injured and ill patients. I am available as part of your legal team for comprehensive case reviews, screening for merit, affidavit of merit, second opinion for plaintiff, defense, and personal injury cases. I have a two week or less turnaround time for initial case opinion. I have attached my CV for review. Fee schedule available upon request. Please call, text, or email so we can discuss and ensure I am a good fit for your case and your firm. CURRENT MEDICAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS American Board of Internal Medicine 2018 - Participating in Maintenance of Certification California State Medical License Drug Enforcement Administration Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support