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Expert in Sexual Medicine, Sexual Minorities

Expert ID: 726639 California, USA

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Expert is board certified in internal medicine with a special focus in sexology and HIV medicine. He received his M.D. from Hahnemann University in 1991 and completed an internship in internal medicine at in 1992 and resident training in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in 1994. He also has a master’s in Social Work and a PhD degree in Human Sexuality.

He is an expert on the evaluation and treatment of sexual concerns, the medical care of sexual minority patients, and the hormonal treatment of transsexuals. He is renown as a critic of the Sex and Gender Diagnoses of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual published by the American Psychiatric Association. His professional experience include working as a psychiatric social worker for two years, working with the Criminal Justice Health Services as a director to evaluate and treat sex offenders for four years, providing psychotherapy practice at a private clinical sexology practice for over ten years and working as a chair and professor of sexology at a major medical school focused on sexual medicine.

Expert has over 70 publications on topics such as unusual sexual interest, DSM-V and the gender diagnoses, gender dysphoria and hormonal use, sexual rights of children and adolescents, sadomasochism (SM), reproduction & menopause, homosexualiaty and heterosexuality, bisexuality, psychotherapy with BDSM clients, Paraphilias, Viagra, PDE5 inhibitors, Dyspareunia removal, child and adolescent psychiatry regarding sex and gender issues, gender dysphoric patients, anti-aging sexual medicine, Transvestitic fetishism, sexual minorities, sexual addiction, paraphilias, safe sex, socio-sexual issues and alcoholism, drug use and its affect on sex and drug use and its relationship to sexual dysfunction.

His expertise extends into the pharmaceutical and therapeutic aspect of sexual medicine, treatment, prevention and diagnosis of various oncology and sexual conditions. He provides psychological consultation and services as well as medical services and consultation as a board certified medical doctor in internal medicine.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1991 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Year: 1979 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Medical Sciences Institution: Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
Year: 1975 Degree: M.S.W. Subject: Social Work Institution: University of Washington, School of Social Work
Year: 1974 Degree: B.S. Subject: Physics Institution: State University of New York

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1994 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Practitioner Department: Health Care Responsibilities: Expert works as a private Practitioner in Internal Medicine and Sexual Medicine.
Years: 1980 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Advanced Education Responsibilities: Expert works as a professor of Sexology and is the Department Chair for the Department of Sexual Medicine.
Years: 1978 to 1991 Employer: Clinical Sexology Private Practice Title: Psychotherapist Department: Health Care Clinic Responsibilities: Expert worked as a psychotherapist focusing on patients with sexual issues.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to Present Country / Region: International Summary: Expert is a charter member and an active member of the Advisory Committee in the International Association for the Treatment of Sex Offenders.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of numerous prestigious associations including the American Medical Association and California Medical Association, San Francisco Medical Society, American College of Physicians, International Academy of Sex Research and the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. He is also a member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert has been board certified in Internal Medicine, as a HIV Specialist, Sexologist and Sex Therapist by various prestigious organizations including the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has also been a certified Social Worker in NY (inactive) and a Sex Therapist and Sex Educator by AASECT (inactive). He is currently a licensed Clinical Social Worker and Physician and Surgeon in the state of California.
Professional Appointments
Expert serves and has served as a member of the Board of Directors in four of the associations he is affliliated with; he is a Diplomate of the American College of Sexology. He is also a member of the Editorial Board for several printing organizations such as the Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality and the San Francisco Medicine journal.
Awards / Recognition
Expert has been awarded the Jane Stuart Prize for Excellence in Clinical Oncology and Radiation Therapy, was listed among Who's Who in Sexology and recently recieved the "Outstanding Contributions to Sexual Science" Award.
Medical / Professional
Expert did his internship in internal medicine at Mt. Zion - University of California at San Francisco and his residency in internal medicine at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in CA.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has over 70 publications in the field of Sexology and Sexual Medicine, including various journal reviews, abstracts, websites, chapters and books.

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