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Expert in Low and High Risk Obstetrics, Antenatal Testing, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Expert ID: 726538 Illinois, USA

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Expert has been actively involved in medical education for over 20 years. Expert is currently Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine* and his practice is based at NorthShore University Healthsystem in Evanston, IL. His interest in medical and surgical disease in pregnancy has evolved as Expert regularly lectures on these topics to medical students and residents. Expert has published several articles on management and complications of pregnancy, including anesthetic management and genetic predisposition for obstetric complications. Expert has recieved many teaching awards for his efforts. Most recently, Expert was elected Teacher of the Year for the last two academic years.
Expert also has a full-time private practice in Evanston, Illinois and is President and senior partner of his group of 6 providers - North Shore Associates in Gynecology and Obstetrics, S.C. Expert has enjoyed a full office schedule and has delivered over 3000 babies.

*New academic affiliation begining in Summer, 2009 will be University of Chicago Medical School.

Expert regularly lectures on placental disease and bleeding disorders in pregnancy. Expert has published several chapters on these topics. Most recently, his chapter on Placenta Previa and Accreta has been included in The Global Library of Women's Medicine, an international referance data base in the specialty (see Bio).

The myriad new developments and technology in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology have been both challenging and stimulating. Expert has been involved in special training in laparoscopic surgery in order to keep pace with this ever-growing field. Expert has co-directed the establishment of minimally invasive surgical protocols for the obstetrics and gynecology department at NorthShore University Healthsystem and is actively involved in the training of residents in laparoscopic surgery (laparoscopic hysterectomy, bilateral adnexectomy, management of ectopic pregnancy, sterilization and diagnostic procedures for endometriosis and pelvic pain, etc.) Expert has also used the simulation lab for research and training in endoscopic procedures. As a member of the department executive committee, ExpertSaleh has also been instrumental in reviewing surgical statistics and data-driven outcomes for the department.

Pelvic pain, endometriosis and adnexal disease continue to be very common diagnoses in this specialty. The approach to the patient and their clinical workup are just as important as the treatment, weather medical or surgical. Expert's Chapter on Pelvic pain and Endometriosis is currently being updated for the second edition in an office gynecology textbook (see Bio).

Expert has been sought as an expert witness in medical litigation cases. Decisions to settle or proceed with case (usually for defense) made on behalf of client insurance companies and law firms. Expert has been requested to speak on behalf of pharmaceutical companies to promote product lines in women's health. Has been invited to Tucson, Az. on two occasions to consider speaker training for Cord Blood banking company. Have been asked to develop and implement educational and training programs for medical students and physician assistant courses by medical schools.Department consultant for Academic Council of NorthShore/University of Chicago Affiliation Project

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois - Rockford, Illinois - Aurora, Illinois - Naperville, Illinois - Joliet, Illinois - Elgin, Illinois - South Bend, Indiana - Gary, Indiana - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (UAG - Fifth Pathway Program)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1989 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President, Senior Partner Department: Responsibilities: Expert is the founding partner of this busy private practice group of 6 providers. All aspects of obstetric and gynecologic care are available to patients, including nurse-midwifery services.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2005 to Present Country / Region: France, ILP-Strasborg Summary: Although Expert has not yet visited France, Expert has been coordinating ob-gyn visiting year-four students from Institute Louis Pasteur Medical Faculty in exchange program with Northwesten.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the AMA, ISMS and Chicago Medical Society.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert is board certified - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is Fellow in both the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons.

Current Illinois License, Physician and Surgeon # 036 072998
DEA # BS 0675794

Professional Appointments
Associate Professor, Clinical Obsttetrics & Gynecology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
University of Chicago, Pritzker Scool of Medicine (7/09)
Awards / Recognition
Chief Resident and Resident of the Year
Teaching Excellence Awards (Student and Resident)
Teacher of the Year
Medical / Professional
Obstetrics and Gynecology Internship and Residency completed at St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has published book chapters and articles in the topics of pelvic pain, placenta previa, placenta accreta and anesthetic considerations in breast feeding.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has served as expert witness on several cases. Expert recently successfuly defended a casein court in Whiteside County, IL. Expert has also served as expert in many cases that were concluded during discovery.
Training / Seminars
Expert was a lecturer in Ob-Gyn for the Cook County Family Practice Conference, held annually in Chicago. Expert is involved in medical student education as Director of the 3rd year clerkship for Northwestern Univ. and Univ. of Chicago (starting July '09). Expert has been an instructor in endoscopic teaching at the clinical level (in the operating room) and using patient simulators. Expert is developing a Physician Assistant educational program. Expert has presented posters and has had talks presented at several national meetings.
Marketing Experience
Expert has been invited as a speaker and consultant for several pharmaceutical companies and cord blood collection laboratories.

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