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Expert in Anesthesia Services Management, Critical Care, Airway Management, Physiologic Monitoring, MOSF

Expert ID: 727092 Connecticut, USA

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Expert has over 36 years of experience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Management.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Springfield, Massachusetts - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: M.D. Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Year: 1968 Degree: B.A. Subject: Liberal Arts Institution: St. John's College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1986 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Attending Physician Department: Anesthesia Department Responsibilities:
Years: 1984 to 1986 Employer: Title: Associate Professor of Anesthesiology/CCM Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1979 to 1984 Employer: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Title: Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology/CCM Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1978 to 1980 Employer: Prince George's Genreal Hospital & Medical Center Title: Intensivist & Medical Staff Member Department: CCM Department Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Society Memberships:
New England Society of Critical Care Medicine
International Trauma andCritical Care Society
Greater Bridgeport Medical Association
Fairfield County Medical Association
Connecticut Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
Anesthesia Section: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Society for Education in Anesthesia
Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia
Carolina-Virginia Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Medical Association
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society

Professional Organization Offices:
Chairman: Credentials Committee - College of Critical Care Medicine
Secretary, Bridgeport Anesthesia Associates
Member-Board of Directors, American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
Secretary- ASCCA (above)
Board of Directors: New England SCCM
Society of Critical Care Medicine -
Anesthesiology Section Council
Chairman Elect - Anesthesia Section
Chairman Anesthesia Section
Past-Chairman- Anesthesia Section
Vice-Chair: Bylaws Committee
Chairman: Membership Committee
Chairman: Bylaws Committee
Founding President: Carolina Virginia Society of Critical Care Medicine
Member: Board of Directors: Society of Airway Management (SAM)
Licenses / Certifications
Licensed in MD, NC, CT, and Federal BNDD; Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology; Fellow, American College of Anesthesiology; Certificate of Special Competence in Critical Care Medicine from the American Board of Anesthesiology; Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine

Additional Certifications:
Fundamentals of Critical Care Medicine Support: Instructor
Fundamentals of Critical Care Medicine Provider
CPR Instructor, American Red Cross
Basic CPR, BLC Certificate American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Assn; Certificate
Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons
Instructor, ACLS, American Heart Association (NC Branch)
Professional Appointments
Prior Hospital Appointments:
Chairman: Dept. of Anesthesia, Bridgeport Hospital
Acting Chair: Dept. of Anesthesia, BH
Assistant Chairman: Dept. of Anesthesia, Bridgeport Hospital
Senior Attending Physician: Surgery & Anesthesia Departments
Deputy Surgeon-in-Chief: Bridgeport Hospital
Co-Director SICU, Bridgeport Hospital
Director, Division of Outpatient and Consultative Services (UNC)
Medical Advisor, CRNA Staff (UNC)
Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy (UNC)
Chief: Critical Care Medicine, Dept. of Anesthesiology (UNC)
Medical Director of Post-Anesthetic Recovery Room (UNC)
Medical Director of Anesthesia Acute Care Unit (UNC)
(UNC = North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC)
Assistant Chief: Department of Anesthesiology (NNMC)
Co-Director of Intensive Care Unit (NNMC)
Director of Cardiac Anesthesia (NNMC)
(NNMC = National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland)

Previous Academic Appointments:
Adjunct Faculty: DPN APRN Programs, Fairfield University
College of Nursing, Fairfield, CT
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
University of Connecticut Health Center; School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Adjunct Graduate Faculty: Biology Department— Southern CT State University
New Haven, CT
Director: CCM Fellowship Program - Department of Anesthesiology
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Research Associate: Health Sciences Research Center
Division of Health Affairs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Technician Program
Durham Technical Institute
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology with Tenure
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland

Awards / Recognition
Malignant Hyperthermia Hotline Partnership Award, Joseph A. Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Award, Excellence in Patient Education--Doctor's Day Recognition, Mentor Of the Year--BH & SCSU Nurse Anesthesia Program, Recognition of Service on "24-Hour MH Emergency Hot Line", Honors for Service to Department of Anesthesiology, UNC, Admiral's Commendation for Service in CCM, NNMC, Bethesda; Membership in Presidential Emergency Medical Care Unit; National Defense Award, US Navy; A.O.A. Honor Society: University of Maryland, School of Medicine.
Medical / Professional
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine (George Washington University Medical Center); Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology (Children's Hospital National Medical Center, George Washington University); Anesthesiology Chief Resident & Resident in Anesthesiology (Naval Regional Medical Center); Internship-Rotating Anesthesiology (Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University)
Publications and Patents Summary
He has written 19 Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals, 22 Contributions to Texts and Reviews, 20 Correspondences Published, 10 Editorials, 64 Published Articles, 8 Departmental Publications and 35 Scientific Abstracts. He has also delivered nearly 200 Lectures and Presentations.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
He has taught and directed numerous courses in ICU & OR, Airway Management, CCM and Cardiac Anesthesia, and Critical Care, both clinical and didactic instruction. He has also directed Post-Graduate Programs at UNC and the University of Connecticut.
Other Relevant Experience
Education:
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine (6 mo.)
George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care (6 mo.)
Children's Hospital National Medical Center
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Anesthesiology Chief Resident (1 year)
Resident in Anesthesiology (incl. fellowship)
Naval Regional Medical Center
Portsmouth, VA.

Internship-Rotating Anesthesiology (1 year)
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Pennsylvania State University
Hershey, PA.

M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

BA, Rite, Liberal Arts
St. John's College
Annapolis, MD

High School Diploma
Annapolis High School
Annapolis, MD

Professional Society Committees:
MH Hotline: Quality Management Committee:
Connecticut State Medical Society- Alternate Delegate: House of Delegates
MHAUS— Chairman: MH Hotline Consultant Quality Management Committee
ASA- Committee on Critical Care
Fairfield County Medical Association— Government Relations Committee
SAM—Society for Airway Management: Newsletter Committee
SAM- Abstracts and Poster Subcommittee
SAM- Cricoid Pressure & Difficult Extubation Consensus Panels
SCCM: Membership Committee
SAM- Bylaws Committee
FCCM: Credentials Committee
FCCM: Chairman: Credentials Committee
SCCM: Bylaws Committee
SCCM—Chairman: Bylaws Committee
NESCCM Newsletter Committee
Fairfield County Medical Society: Quality Management Adv. Committee
Critical Care Committee: ITACCS
Bylaws Committee: ASCCA
Chair: Education Committee, ASCCA
Subcommittee on Patient Safety, Epidemiology, History & Education, ASA
Bylaws Committee: American College of CCM
Bylaws Committee: Anesthesia Section, SCCM
Chair: Foundation Development, AACA
Membership Committee, AACA
Scientific Program, AACA
Interim Board of Directors: Anesthesia Section, SCCM
Program Committee: Anesthesiology Section, SCCM
Nominating Committee: Anesthesiology Section, SCCM
Bylaws Committee: ASCCA
Chairman: Newsletter Committee, SCA
Vice Chairman: Newsletter Committee, SCA
Membership, AACA
By-laws Committee, SCA
Regionalization Task Force - SCCM
Chair: Nominating Committee, Anesth. Sect. SCCM
Member- Shubin-Weil Award Nom. Comm. Anesth. Section SCCM
Member- Nominating Committee, ACCM
Manpower Task Force- ACCM
Credentials Committee: ACCM
Critical Care Guidelines Task Force: ACCM
Credentials Committee: ACCM
Co-Chair: ad hoc Committee on Liaison with Subspecialty
Societies and Subspecialty Curriculae, SEA
Newsletter Committee, SCA (past Chairman)
Acute Medicine Committee, ASA (Adjunct member)
Ambulatory Surgery Committee ASA (Adjunct member)
Bylaws Committee - ACCM
Founding Member and Council Member: Carolina Virginia SCCM

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