Expert Details

Expert in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine

Expert ID: 735219 Hawaii, USA

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After graduating from his UCLA medical training with honors, Expert practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for twenty-seven years. His practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals. During his career, he treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients.

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.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Honolulu, Hawaii

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1972 Degree: M.D. Subject: Medicine Institution: UCLA School of Medicine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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.

Career Accomplishments

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.
Awards / Recognition
Upjohn Achievement Award for academic excellence, UCLA School of Medicine.

Additional Experience

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 Expert provided expert testimony for a party in litigation, that party prevailed by settlement or jury trial.
Training / Seminars
Expert has accumulated over six hunded hours of Category I Continuing Education Credit in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine over the past five years.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert is skilled at articulating medical concepts in easily understandable, plain English.

Fields of Expertise

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