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Expert in Family Practice Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Treatment

Expert ID: 727197 Maryland, USA

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Expert has been in the private practice of medicine for over 30 years. During this time, he has served as Chief of the Department of Family Practice, Chief Quality Officer, and Chief of the Medical Staff at Frederick Memorial Hospital, a 250 bed hospital in Frederick, Maryland. He has also served for six years on the Board of Directors at this hospital. He started practicing medicine in solo practice, and is now partner in a 25+ physician group. He has been a consultant for a number of national consulting firms for several years.

Expert is board certified in Family Practice Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He currently serves as a physician reviewer for the Board of Physicians (State Medical Board) of the State of Maryland. Over the past 20 years, he has been an investigator in several post marketing drug studies, evaluating headache medicines, urology medicine, pain medicine, and others. He also volunteers his time as Supervising Physician for the Frederick Community Action Agency, a non-profit group that provides services to indigent clients in Frederick County. He currently holds a federal waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of addictions, and has been doing so for several years.

In his position as reviewer for the Board of Physicians in Maryland, he has worked extensively with the Office of the Attorney General reviewing depositions and testifying in court as needed, though most cases on which he works settle prior to court. He currently spends most of his time providing ambulatory care in the areas of Family Practice and Geriatrics in his private practice.

He has served as consultant for a number of nationally recognized consulting firms in the areas of the practice of medicine, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Reading, Pennsylvania - Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Wilmington, Delaware - Alexandria, Virginia

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Stony Brook University
Year: 1976 Degree: BA Subject: Biology Institution: The Johns Hopkins University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Physician Partner Department: Responsibilities: Expert is physician partner of the organization.
Years: 1984 to 1997 Employer: Self Employed Title: MD, Owner Department: Responsibilities: Expert worked as solo family practitioner during this time.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2006 to Present Agency: Board of Physicians, Maryland Role: physician reviewer Description: Expert, through its contracted agency, HMS Permedian, reviews quality issues involving physicians in the state of Maryland. He works with attorneys of the Board in preparing litigation, and testifies when needed.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Appointments
Chief of Medical Staff, Frederick Memorial Hospital;
Board of Directors, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Board of Directors, Frederick Primary Care Associates;
Clinical Assistant Professor, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Awards / Recognition
Certificate of Appreciation, Frederick County Board of Commissioners, in recognition of service on the Mental Health Advisory Committee
The Linda Reamer Award, Health Care for the Homeless, State of Maryland, for outstanding volunteerism
Medical / Professional
Family Practice Residency, Chief Resident, Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, PA

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert consults as physician reviewer for the Board of Physician Quality Assurance of the State of Maryland. He works with the office of the Attorney General preparing cases concerning physicians with quality issues as well as reviewing depositions, and is prepared to testify when needed.
Marketing Experience
He has consulted for a number of years for various nationally known consulting firms regarding trends in medicine usage and development.

Fields of Expertise

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