Expert in Epilepsy
His clinical and research interests include: presurgical evaluation of seizure patients, devices for epilepsy, invasive monitoring, electrocorticography, psychiatric co-morbidities in epilepsy and magnetoencephalography.
Expert worked as a consultant to the NeuroPace(TM) Corporation.
He also has worked with Cyberonics, Inc. and received a Consulting honorarium.
He regularly works as a legal consultant and expert witness through his own consulting business.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Trenton, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland
|Year: 2008||Degree: Fellowship||Subject: Epilepsy, neurophysiology||Institution: Stanford|
|Year: 2006||Degree: Residency||Subject: Neurology||Institution: Columbia University, Neurological Institute of New York|
|Year: 2002||Degree: MD||Subject: Medicine||Institution: Columbia University, College of P&S|
|Year: 1994||Degree: BA||Subject: Psychology||Institution: Columbia University, Columbia College|
|Years: 2013 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Assistant Professor of Neurology||Department: DEPT. OF NEUROLOGY & COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER||Responsibilities: Assistant Professor of Neurology
Care for epilepsy patients, inpatient and outpatient, read EEG, LTM, EMU, ICU-EEG studies, electrocorticography, bedside and O.R. functional mapping for epilepsy and tumor patients.
o Magnetoencephalography. (read MEG studies for epileptiform activity, source modelling, SSEPs, language tasks, motor mapping and visuo-spatial tasks) Our catchment area includes all of Wisconsin, Illinois, and parts of Michigan and Iowa.
• Medical Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Froedtert Hospital
• Faculty affairs committee, MCW, representative for the dept. of neurology AY
• Associate Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, AY
• Associate Director, Neurology Residency Program, AY
|Years: 2008 to 2013||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology||Department: DEPT. OF NEUROLOGY & PENN EPILEPSY CENTER||Responsibilities: Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Medical Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program
Director, EEG Laboratory
• Physician Leader, Unit Based Clinic Leadership Team (CEQI), Dept. of Neurology (with Neurosurgery), 2009-2012. Coordinated all aspects of patient safety, risk reduction, transitions in care and oversight under medical system Chief Medical Officer, PJ Brennan MD.
Wharton School, Penn Medicine Leadership Forum 2
Faculty, Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
Founder & director, support group for patients with non-epileptic attacks (PNEE)
Director, resident rotation in EEG
Mentor for undergraduate, medical student, and resident research in epilepsy (PORC).
|Years: 2007 to 2008||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Instructor||Department: (Undisclosed)||Responsibilities: Instructor, department of Neurology
Instructor, department of Neurology, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
T.A. for 2nd year medical student neuroscience course.
|Associations / Societies|
|American Epilepsy Society
Americal Clinical Neurophysiology Society
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY COMMITTEES:
Oral Examiner for ABRET, (American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, Inc.)
American Epilepsy Society, CME Review Committee
National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), representative for the-- level 4-- Penn Epilepsy Center
Grant Reviewer: Fondation Pour la Recherche Médicale, Research Projects Related to Epilepsy
|Licenses / Certifications|
Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin
Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, subspecialty certification in clinical neurophysiology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, subspecialty certification in clinical epilepsy
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, added competency in epilepsy monitoring
|Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
American Academy of Neurology (2004-present),
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (2006-2014)
American Epilepsy Society (2006-present)
Association for Patient Oriented Research (2000-2011)
Philadelphia Neurological Society (2010-2011)
American Medical Association (2000-2011)
Wisconsin Neurological Society (2013-2014)
|Awards / Recognition|
|NIH medical student summer research fellowship
Helen M. Sciarra Prize in Neurology, (outstanding clinical care as a medical student), Columbia, P&S
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Travel Award, November
TopScholar Epilepsy Fellow Travel Grant for AES meeting, December
Epilepsy Foundation of America, Research & Training Fellowship for Clinicians, “Disruption of sleep architecture related to high-frequency stimulation of the anterior thalamus.”
National EpiFellow Foundation, Travel Grant, Presenter, AES meeting
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has published regularly in his field.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert witness and legal consultant in neurology.
PAID LEGAL CONSULTING:
• Independent legal consultant & expert witness. 2008-2013.
• Independent legal consultant & expert witness, 2015-current.
PAID SCIENTIFIC CONSULTING /TEACHING:
NeuroPaceTM Corporation, Mountain View, CA
NeuroPace, speaker at community event
Cyberonics, Inc. Consulting honorarium
Ceribell, DeCheng Capitol, Palo Alto, CA.
|Worked as consultant for neurology organization in California.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Quality control physician for neuroscience floor at a major university hospital.|