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Expert in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Expert ID: 732755 New Jersey, USA

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Clinical practice & experience as an Internist, Pulmonologist and Critical Care specialist.
• Critical Care Intensivist in medical, surgical, cardiac, cardiothoracic & neurologic Intensive Care Units.
• Pulmonologist in private practice.
• Team leader of medical residents, nurses and physician assistants; medical director, medical education. Medical researcher as a Sub-Investigator and Principal Investigator.
• Medical Advisory Boards, Opinion Leader consultant: Gerson Lehman, Medefield, Opinion Site, Sermo, Coleman, Med Panel, Guidepoint, m3Global Research

Expert is Board Certified in both Internal & Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care eligible, Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor (ACLS). He is licensed in New York & New Jersey and have multiple office locations.

Expert reviews medical records and he prepares thorough & well written reports that gives concise, objective impressions, summaries and recommendations. Topics can be for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Internal, Pulmonary, OSA or Critical Care Medicine. He can determine Disability, Impairment & Permanency ratings, Medical Necessity, Causality, Prognosis, Maximal Medical Improvement (MMI), current medical status, physical capabilities / loss of use or functionality, appropriateness of current & further treatment.

Topics/ Specialties: include musculoskeletal injuries such as with slip and fall, No-fault or Personal injury (PIP), PLIGA, Liability / Tort, Workers Compensation, Fit for duty or FMLA. This can be for continuation of care, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), diagnostic testing such as EMG/NCV, and treatment such as Physical Therapy, Massage therapy, Injections, Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) and Death determination.

As a Pulmonary & Critical Care specialist, his training is especially strong with all breathing disorders and hospitalization. He is an expert in occupational, environmental, inhalation and irritant exposures such as Asbestos, Silicosis, World Trade Center illness, molds & fungus; Obstructive diseases such as Asthma, Reactive airways disease (RAD or RADS), COPD (Emphysema, chronic irritative bronchitis & chronic bronchitis). Restrictive lung diseases such as Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Chest wall trauma, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pneumonia, Lung cancer, Auto-immune diseases, Lupus and Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Expert is also well versed in Cardiology. He has many years of experience managing and treating peri-operative Cardiac Surgical & Thoracic surgical patients; Medical, surgical, cardiac, Vent, trauma and intensive care units and Telemetry.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: SUNY Downstate
Year: 1981 Degree: BS Subject: Biology Institution: State University of New York at Buffalo

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to 2017 Employer: Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center Title: Associate Medical Attending, Medical Intensivist Department: Responsibilities: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Years: 2001 to 2011 Employer: Staten Island University Hospital Title: Pulmonary & Critical Care Attending Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1998 to 2013 Employer: New York Community Hospital Title: Pulmonary & Critical Care Attending Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1993 to 2001 Employer: JFK Medical Center Title: Pulmonary & Critical Care Attending Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Licenses:
NY, NJ
ABIM: IM, pulmonary critical care
US DEA, NJ CDS

Certifications:
• Board Certified Internal Medicine: 2001, 2017 - 2027
• Board Certified Pulmonary Medicine: 2002, 2017 - 2027
• Board Certified Critical Care Medicine: 2003 – 2013, Board Eligible status is current
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor (ACLS): 2013
• NYS Workers Compensation, Internal & pulmonary Medicine: 2017
• Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA): 2008
Professional Appointments
Associate Attending RWJ MC, in New Jersey
Medical / Professional
Pulmonary Fellowship, Cornell University Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital

Internal Medicine Internship & Residency, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, Maimonides Medical Center

Medical School: State University of New York Health Science Center at Downstate. Fifth Pathway, University of Noreste: Tampico, Tams, Mexico
Publications and Patents Summary
Lectures/ Publications: 6
Research: Sub-Investigator: 7
Principal Investigator for New York Clinical Trials: 4

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert medical witness, cardiothoracic intensivist, hospitalist, emergency medicine, urgent care, occupational medicine, internal medicine & family practice offices, addiction medicine, pain management, manipulation under anesthesia, wound care & debridement, house calls, correctional medicine. Team leader of a large group of medical residents, nurses & physician assistants.
Other Relevant Experience
Extracurricular Activities
A home based entrepreneurial hobby which searches for early phase biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics that have potential for clinical use.

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