Expert in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine
Expert ID: 735219 Hawaii, USA
Expert served as a clinical assistant professor at UCLA School of Medicine, and as a faculty member in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support. He was Director of Emergency Services at a California hospital for seven years. Expert is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine, and currently practices urgent care Telemedicine. Expert has limited experience providing expert testimony in medical malpractice cases, but the parties who have used his services have always prevailed in settlement or judgment.
|Year: 1972||Degree: M.D.||Subject: Medicine||Institution: UCLA School of Medicine|
|Years: 2016 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Staff Physician||Department: Urgent Care|
Responsibilities:Expert is responsible for the remote evaluation and treatment of urgent care patients via web-based telehealth.
|Years: 1995 to 2001||Employer: Hilo Medical Center||Title: E.D. staff physician||Department: Emergency Department|
Responsibilities:Expert was responsible for the evaluation and treatment of emergency patients. He undertook remote communication with, and direction of, paramedics. He was responsible for teaching during this time as well.
|Years: 1993 to 1995||Employer: Corona Regional Medical Center||Title: E.D. staff physician||Department: Emergency Department|
Responsibilities:Expert was tasked with the evaluation and treatment of emergency patients.
|Years: 1985 to 1993||Employer: Ridgecrest Community Hospital||Title: Medical Director||Department: Emergency Department|
Responsibilities:Expert was responsible for the following: Evaluation and treatment of emergency patients; hiring and supervision of Emergency Department physicians; and development of departmental policies.
|Licenses / Certifications|
| Expert is licensed in Hawaii, California, Texas, Florida and New York. He is Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Urgent Care Medicine.
Board Certification Certified by American Board of Emergency Medicine,1981 – 2027 Certified by American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, 2016 – 2024
|Awards / Recognition|
|Upjohn Achievement Award for academic excellence, UCLA School of Medicine.|
|Medical / Professional|
Practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for 27 years, from 1974 until 2001. Practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals.
Treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients. Currently in active practice of Urgent Care Telemedicine since 2016.
Academic & Administrative Appointments:
UCLA Clinical assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, 1986-1991.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 1985-2001. Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons,1985-2001 Director of Emergency Department, Ridgecrest Community Hospital, 1985-1993.
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert has served as an expert witness for both plaintiffs and defendants in professional negligence cases involving Emergency Medicine. His experience in this capacity is still limited. However, whenever he provided expert testimony for a party in litigation, that party prevailed by settlement or jury trial.|
|Training / Seminars|
| Expert has accumulated over six hundred hours of Category I Continuing Education Credit in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine over the past five years.
Commitment to Continuing Education American Board of Emergency Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification* 600 hours of Category I education, focused on Emergency Medicine, 2016-2019. Passed written and oral re-certification exams in Emergency Medicine, 2016-2017, demonstrating comprehension of current standards of practice.
|Other Relevant Experience|
| Expert is skilled at articulating medical concepts in easily understandable, plain English.
Graduated Stanford University with honors. Graduated UCLA Medical School with Achievement Award for academic excellence. Elected president of AOA, an honors organization for Medical School graduates.