David M Mathis, MD CCHP-P FAAFP Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Correctional Healthcare and Family Medicine

Specialty Focus: Prison Medicine, Prison Hospice, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Mental Health in Jails, Prison Standard of Care Violations, Formulary Complaints in Jails, Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment in Jails, Inmate Medical Care

Education: MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine; BS, Michigan State University; Internship, The Fairfax Hospital; Residency, The Medical College of Virginia

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


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David M. Mathis, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine for 30+ years, works as a Physician and Surgeon at the California Medical Facility (CMF), a state prison for inmates with medium to high acuity medical issues. Designated a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional-Physician, he has also achieved Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr. Mathis spent four years as medical director of Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Maryland's largest prison (3500 inmates) and co-authored a published study, “Point-of-care INR Determination, Coumadin Dosage Changes, and Use of a Historical, Self-updating Database in a Prison.” During his time in private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Dr. Mathis is an experienced expert witness in Correctional Healthcare and Family Medicine. His interest in prison medicine developed early in his career while providing health care to inmates in Virginia. Dr. Mathis now has over 20 years experience in prison medicine.