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Expert in Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Care, and Family Practice

Expert ID: 726707 New Mexico, USA

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Expert has very extensive experience in emergency medicine, having practiced for over 30 years in the second busiest ER at St Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, NM. He has been an attending physician at the University hospital in Albuquerque for many years as well. He is medical director of several rural EMS ambulance services and lectures frequently. He is also board certified in Family practice (inactive), and has practiced in many third world venues, including Mexico, Central and South America, and Ethiopia. He has done expert testimony multiple times.

Expert also has had exposure to third world emergency medicine, exotic diseases, and spectacular tribal peoples and has published several publications on American Indians.

He has written several scientific articles, and has two chapters in the Schwartz textbook of Emergency Medicine. He is considered articulate, sincere, and hard-working. His publications include original papers on pelvic fractures, lightning injuries, electrical injuries and many other topics on emergency medicine.

Expert witness, Case of Traumatic Asphyxia Expert witness, Numerous Case of Missed Myocardial Infarction Expert witness, Multiple Court Cases, Assault

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Albuquerque, New Mexico - Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Temple University School of Medicine
Year: 1968 Degree: BA Subject: English Literature Institution: State U of New York at Buffalo
Year: 1964 Degree: BA Subject: Pre-Med, Creative Writing Institution: Brown University
Year: 1973 Degree: Fellowship in Tropical Medicine Subject: Tropical Medicine Institution: LSU

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1977 to 2009 Employer: Northern NM Emergency Svc Title: Department: Staff Physician Responsibilities: Staff Physician, Emergency Department, St Vincent Hospital; Corporate Member
Years: 1977 to 1985 Employer: UNM School of Medicine Title: Department: Emergency Dept Responsibilities: Teaching students and residents in ER

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1974 to 1977 Agency: PHS--IHS Role: GMO Description: General Medical Officer, Zuni Indian Pueblo, Indian Health Service

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1985 to 2003 Country / Region: Ethiopia Summary: Several stints as visiting professor in emergency medicine, in Addis Ababa and Gondar
Years: 1973 to 1973 Country / Region: Guatemala Summary: Fellowship in Tropical Medicine
Years: 2001 to 2001 Country / Region: Yemen Summary: Visiting professor al Thawra hospital Saana and hospital in Tsaadah

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Licenses / Certifications
Medical License, Medical Examiners License, and Controlled Substance License in New Mexico

Board Certified in Emergency Medicine; Board Certified in Family Practice
Professional Appointments
Medical director of various NM services
Medical / Professional
Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown PA
Publications and Patents Summary
Multiple articles and textbook chapters

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish He is fluent.
Hebrew He is fair in this language
German His is only fair in this language

Fields of Expertise

adolescent medicine, airway management, ambulance, atopic dermatitis, burn injury care, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, clinical medicine, cough medicine addiction, disaster medicine, disease control, dose response assessment, emergency management, emergency medical equipment, emergency medical service, emergency medicine, emergency treatment, endemic disease, epidemiology, family medicine, first aid product, gastroenterology, hospital equipment, hospital medicine, infectious disease transmission, medical diagnostics, medical informatics, medical protocol, medical toxicology, mountain medicine, neonatal resuscitation, paramedic malpractice, paramedicine, pediatric critical care, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric trauma, prescription medicine addiction, pulse oximetry, radiology, traumatology, tropical medicine, urgent care, wound dressing material, pediatric infectious disease, resuscitation, disease reservoirs, disease outbreaks, emergency department, pediatric radiology, narcotics addiction, cocaine addiction, pediatric psychiatry, paramedic practice, pediatric psychology, paramedic liability, environmental medicine, alternative medicine, psychiatry, medical expert system, capnometer, medical database, medical documentation, medical record, hemostat, endermic, medical drill, medical adhesive tape, medical malpractice evaluation, emergency response, medical product, medical physics, therapy, pharmacology, pediatrics, neurology, medical science, lightning injury, inhalation injury, hygiene, electrical injury, diagnostics, cardiology, biology, bandage

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