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Expert in Addiction Medicine, Chronic Wound Management, Lymphedema, Vascular Medicine, Pain Management

Expert ID: 727801 Indiana, USA

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As a full time, certified wound care specialist for almost 22 years and with a background in General and Vascular Surgery, Expert is trained to deal with all aspects of the field of wound care. This would include all aspects related to causal factors on both the macroscopic and microscopic levels, related factors including nutrition, circulatory compromise (arterial, venous and lymphatic), systemic disease effects (diabetes, autoimmune diseases, renal failure, etc), and numerous other associated conditions which promote, cause or preclude healing of defects of the skin and other soft tissues.
He has been a Principle Investigator on numerous research protocols including Phase 1 NIH funded studies and is an expert consultant for the legal and investment professions in matters related to wound care. His practice involves care provided to patients in a multitude of settings including inpatient, long term care, assisted living and outpatient (for which he still makes hose calls).

His resume includes a large number of publications in peer reviewed journals as well as public presentations on both domestic and international podiums. He is a consultant to numerous corporations in the area of wound care and related fields and owns several patents for wound care related devices.

He is the CEO and Medical Director, which provides multiple health care services including Palliative Care, Psychology and mental health, lymphedema, Podiatry, Advanced wound care, Sleep Disease testing, and Pain Management. These services are provided in the patient's home, long term care, Assisted Living and Independent Living facilities. In addition, he is the medical director for several home health care agencies and hospices service providers.

Expert also practice advanced pain management using the highest standards and most stringent guidelines set by federal and state authorities to help patients manage their pain.

He is also certified by the federal government as an addiction medicine specialist with 2 substance abuse clinics that are certified by the state of Indiana that meet or exceed national state and local standards for best practices.

Expert works for several consulting firms providing expertise in wound care and related issues.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana - Bloomington, Indiana - Muncie, Indiana - Anderson, Indiana - Terre Haute, Indiana - Lafayette, Indiana - Cincinnati, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Middletown, Ohio

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: DO Subject: Osteopathic Medicine Institution: Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Year: 1981 Degree: BA Subject: Psychology Institution: Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO and Medical Director Department: Responsibilities: The CEO and Medical Director of this multi specialty Group that provides multiple medical specialty care in a variety of patient-centered locations. It includes Indy Wound, Indy Lymphedema, Indy Podiatry, Indy Transitions (substance abuse treatment), Indy Pain (Pain Management), Indy Sleep, Indy Psych, and IndyPAM (Pediatric/adolescent Medicine).

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to Present Country / Region: People's Republic of China Summary: Demonstrated new concepts in wound care including Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Beijing and Kunming, PRCHe also provided training to 4 PRC surgical specialists for periods of 4 to 6 weeks on location at his wound care centers essentially training the first wound care specialists in the PRC.
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: Brugges, Belgium Summary: Presented information on microvascular adjuncts to wound healing and new concepts in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy at a large scientific conference.
Years: 2010 to 2010 Country / Region: Kuwait Summary: Provided multiple educational seminars and Grand Rounds presentations in Kuwait on using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy to several hospitals and surgical specialty groups.
Years: 2009 to 2009 Country / Region: Gijon, Spain Summary: Presentation to Spanish Plastic Surgery specialists on Advanced Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and uses in difficult plastic surgical cases

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Licensed in Indiana
Awards / Recognition
American Osteopathic Foundation Physician of the Year
Publications and Patents Summary
Numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and other print media. Editor and wrote multiple chapters of the first textbook on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for the People's Republic of China.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has significant expertise in all areas of wound care, he has additional expertise in the area of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. He has extensive experience will all current and prior techniques and technologies in this area of wound care and has considerable experience. In addition, he has consulted for numerous companies and written numerous articles in peer reviewed journals on this particular topic.
Training / Seminars
Expert has presented on both domestic and international podiums on all aspects of wound care and related topics. Most recently, he has been providing presentations on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Expert is conversant in Spanish.
Mandarin Chinese Expert has a rudimentary knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.

Fields of Expertise

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