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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Oncology and Hematology

Specialty Focus: Plaintiff and Defense cases for all parties, Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer, Failure to Follow Established Clinical Guidelines, Adverse Drug Side Effects, Failure to Follow Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Guidelines, Informed Consent, Analysis of Medical Errors on Patient Quality of Life

Education: MD , University of Minnesota ; INTERNAL MEDICINE , University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota; HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, Mayo Clinic

Years in Practice: 31

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 26


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Aloha. I am a triple board certified and Mayo-trained Hematologist/Medical Oncologist offering 24/7 medical consultation for clients with cancer and complex internal medicine diseases. I actively manage patient care. I am available for medical legal expert witness cases (plaintiff and defense). I have assisted in over 170 cases and done numerous proffers, depositions and several trials. I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. My Hematology/Medical Oncology training was at the Mayo Clinic in 1985-88. In March 2011, I opened up a medical consultation and expert witness business - Quality Cancer Care. I have been a very active member of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology); this has included numerous positions associated with Medicare and Quality Cancer Care. ASCO asked me to testify in Washington DC in 1999 for a senate subcommittee on Quality Cancer Care hosted by Senators Diane Feinstein and Connie Mack. My solo Hematology/Oncology Montana clinic helped ASCO develop the parameters by which we now measure Quality Cancer Care (QOPI). My head nurse, Joni Landes RN OCN, and I received the Professionals of the Year award (for our quality patient care) in 1999 from Coping Magazine. In 2004, I received an award from the Mayo Clinic for my excellence in clinical medicine. My new office in Missoula, Montana is now open - 4590 Nicole Court, Missoula, Montana 59803. Call: 808-281-5189 and email: qualitycancercare@gmail.com