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Expert in Clinical Medicine: Specializing in Emergency, Pediatric, and Internal Medicine

Expert ID: 724345 New York, USA

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His education and training has been heavily focused on clinical medicine. In addition to the MD degree, he also obtained a masters degree in surgery (CM). Having attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal provided him with detailed clinical training as well as providing him with a unique health care system perspective.

Having trained at Charity Hospital, he got extensive emergency experience with an ER that had a volume of over 450,000 visits per year. Since completing training, he decided to join 20% of Med/Peds trained physicians and go into full time emergency medicine. He obtained double board certification in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. This training significantly exceeds that of ER in both scope and depth, qualifying him for such work and expertise. Since 1998, he has worked full time in clinical emergency medicine 2300+ hrs per year in volumes ranging from 10,000 to 40,000 visits per year mainly in Level 2 and Level 3 ERs. He has also served the community for years, directing a number of advances EMS agencies and providing continuing education in the form of lectures and especially directing Pediatric Advanced Life Support courses. He also completed training in Pediatric assault evaluations and worked as the director in founding the regional Child Advocacy Center.

He completed his residency training in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in New Orleans, LA at Tulane and Charity hospitals. Both facilities are (were) tertiary care centers of clinical excellence. With extensive experience in both primary care/outpatient settings as well as hospital based care and high level critical care of adults, children, and newborns, he has a high level of expertise and knowledge in standards of care over a wide spectrum of pathologies in all age groups. He has since worked as a hospitalist as well as working extensively in emergency medicine, maintaining his broad expertise.
He has gone on to secure board certifications from both the American Board of Internal Medicine and also the American Board of Pediatrics, with Fellowship in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Furthermore, he has maintained high levels of Continuing Medical Education credits well above and beyond that required by the boards and licensing bureaus, maintaining his Physician Recognition Award from the AMA with distinction.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Springfield, Massachusetts - Chicopee, Massachusetts - Albany, New York - Schenectady, New York - Utica, New York - Hartford, Connecticut

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: BA Subject: history Institution: University of Michigan
Year: 1990 Degree: BS Subject: biology Institution: University of Michigan
Year: Degree: MD CM Subject: Medicine Institution: McGill University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Adirondack Emergency Medicine Title: Emergency Physician Department: Emergency--Ellenville Regional Hospital Responsibilities: He is a staff Emergency Physician
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Southern Tier Emergency Physicians Title: Emergency Physician Department: Emergency--Lourdes Hospital Responsibilities: He worked as a Staff Emergency Physician
Years: 1998 to 2004 Employer: Saratoga Emergency Physicians Title: Hospitalist and Emergency Physician Department: Responsibilities: He worked as a hospitalist at one of the facilities and staffed the Emergency Department at all three facilities.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1993 to 1993 Country / Region: Canada/Inuvik (NWT) Summary: He trained for 2 months in far northern Canada rural family/hospital medicine, participating in outpost treatments and regular air med-evacs
Years: 1997 to 1997 Country / Region: Belize/Cayo district Summary: He worked as a primary care provider at Rural San Ignacio Hospital

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He is a Fellow in the ACP
He is a Fellow in the AAP
Licenses / Certifications
American Board Certified Internal Medicine
American Board Certified Pediatrics
Medical / Professional
Internal Medicine
Publications and Patents Summary
He has one published article and has submitted 2 others.

Fields of Expertise

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