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Expert in Plastic and Reconctructive Surgery, Lymphedema, Medical Device Design, some Stem Cells technology

Expert ID: 727112 Arizona, USA

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Expert has been a practicing plastic and reconstructive surgeon for 15 years. He has been the Medical Director of a Division of Plastic Surgery as well as a current Medical Director of a state certified out patient surgery center. He has been involved in both bench and clinical research involving cell culturing, PCR, animal studies and clinical studies dealing with lymphedema and erbium and elos technology lasers, as well as tissue acquisition for stem cell studies.

He has consulted with Sciton laser company performing a clinical study on microlaser peels.He has consulted with Syneron laser company doing clinical evaluation of the "triniti" series of treatment for skin tightening, wrinkle reduction and color correction.Consulting with a company for acquistion of stem cells.He has provided medical device product feedback to Beacon Medical.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Mesa, Arizona - Chandler, Arizona - Tempe, Arizona - Gilbert, Arizona

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Year: 1982 Degree: BS Subject: General Biology Institution: University of Arizona

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Medical Director Department: Responsibilities: Expert oversees the day to day operation of the surgery center and certification process. Also, he is a practicing plastic surgeon providing pre-operative, surgical and postoperative care.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Diplomate, AMerican Board of Plastic Surgery
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons
Member, International Society of Lymphology
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Appointments
Former Director of Division of Palstic Surgery John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
Former Chief of Plastic Surgery, Tucson Medical Center
Medical Director, Profiles cosmetic Surgery Center(outpatient surgery center)
Awards / Recognition
Henry Christian Award for Excellence in Medical Research from American Federation for Clinical Research
Parkinson's Disease Foundation - Summer Fellowship
National Institute of Health-Student Research Training Fellowship
Gen-Moprt Robbins Foundation-grant
Medical / Professional
General Surgery
Publications and Patents Summary
He has presented 22 papers at national and international peer review meetings, been an invited lecturer in India and Italy, published 13 articles, 20 abstracts, 4 audio-video tapes and presented one webinar.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Testified one at trial. Deposition testimony (around fifteen), reviewed over 100 medical legal matters involving plastic and reconstructive surgery
Training / Seminars
Webinar for Syneron "triniti" series using elos technology for skin tightening, wrinkle reduction and color correction. Lecturuer for Sciton regarding using their erbium laser for microlaser peels. Numerous lecture to lay-public on cosmetic surgical procedures and use of injectable fillers and Botox.
Marketing Experience
Clinical Practice of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Marketing Plastic Surgery. Medical Director of Surgery Center, consulting with laser companies and stem cell acquisition.

Fields of Expertise

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