Expert in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urogynecology, Female Incontinence, GYN Surgery, Laparoscopy
During his career, Expert has delivered well over 5000 babies and encountered and managed virtually every type of obstetric complication. He has had a very active surgical practice and is well versed in minimally invasive procedures involving laparoscopic and hysteroscopic techniques. While he graduated his residency prior to the development of urogynecologic fellowships, he has had a special interest and large amount of experience in incontinence and prolapse procedures.
Expert has served as Medical Director of Women’s Health Connecticut, a large OBGYN practice encompassing 140+ physicians spanning the entire state of Connecticut. In that capacity, he was instrumental in developing practice guidelines for many obstetric and gynecologic conditions. He also was involved in quality improvement efforts and insurance contract negotiations.
Expert has lectured on numerous topics through his career at both the student and attending levels. He served as assistant Residency Director of the Danbury Hospital OBGYN Residency program. In that capacity he provided weekly lectures to the resident’s one wide array of OBGYN topics. He served as the OBGYN instructor for the Alderson and Broaddus College Physician Assistant training program. He is currently a clinical instructor for the Commonwealth Medical College of Pennsylvania. He has also lectured for several pharmaceutical companies on various urogynecologic topics.
Expert has served on numerous hospital committees including Peer Review, Ethics, and Medical Executive committees. He is currently the Vice-President of the medical staff of Schuylkill medical Center South Jackson. He has also performed numerous medical malpractice reviews and has testified as a medical expert on numerous occasions.
Expert was invited to evaluate and critique a new pelvic support mesh kit that was being developed by Gynecare before clinical trials were undertaken.Expert partook in aftermarket trials of Boston Scientific's Genesys Hydrothermablation Device for endometrial ablations.Expert has served a reviewer of medical malpractice cases for Medical Advisers, a consulting firm used by numerous attorneys.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Scranton, Pennsylvania - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Trenton, New Jersey - Camden, New Jersey - Wilmington, Delaware - Baltimore, Maryland
|Year: 1984||Degree: MD||Subject: Medicine||Institution: Jefferson Medical College|
|Year: 1982||Degree: BS||Subject: Science||Institution: Pennsylvania State University|
|Years: 2005 to 2011||Employer: A Woman's Care OBGYN||Title: Physician||Department:||Responsibilities: He is responsible for direct patient care providing all aspects of Obstetrical and Gynecologic care.|
|Years: 2001 to 2005||Employer: Women's Health Care||Title: Physician||Department:||Responsibilities: He is responsible for direct patient care providing all aspects of Obstetrical and Gynecologic care.|
|Years: 1989 to 2001||Employer: Candlewood Center for Women's Health||Title: Physician||Department:||Responsibilities: He is responsible for direct patient care providing all aspects of Obstetrical and Gynecologic care.|
|Associations / Societies|
|American College of OBGYN; American Urogynecologic Society; American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|MD - Pennsylvania|
|Vice President Medical Staff Schuylkill Medical Center South Jackson; Past Medical Director of Women's Health Connecticut; Past Assistant Residency Director Danbury Hospital|
|Awards / Recognition|
|OBGYN Teacher of the Year Danbury Hospital OBGYN Residency Program|
|Medical / Professional|
|Internship Internal Medicine University of Connecticut; Internship and Residency OBGYN Danbury Hospital|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|He has been actively consulting on potential litigation involving Obstetrics and Gynecology over the past 3 years. He has reviewed several dozen cases and been deposed numerous times in that time frame. He has testified as an Expert Witness and several occasions.|
|Training / Seminars|
|He served as Assistant Residency Program Director for the OBGYN residency at Danbury Hospital during which time he oversaw the educational component of the resident's training. He also served as Medical Director of Women's Health Connecticut where He developed protocols and practice management guidelines to help guide associated physicians and providers. He served as the OBGYN
Instructor for Alderson Broaddus College's Physician Assistant program. He is currently a clinical instructor for the Commonwealth Medical College of Pennsylvania.
|In his capacity as Medical Director of Women's Health Connecticut, he was responsible for meeting with and evaluating potential vendors and implementing new products into associated practices.|
|He has served as a primary and sub investigator on clinical trials including both medications and medical devices. He has consulted on the development of new medical devices prior to their market approval.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|He has served in both the clinical and administrative side of medical care and, therefore, has unique insight into how products will be viewed from both vantage points.|
|Spanish||Expert is proficient in the medical use of the Spanish language. He had taken many years of Spanish in training and is comfortable conversing with patients.|
|Greek||Expert is a first generation Greek American and can conversely have a conversation in Greek.|