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Expert in Women's Health (Fertility/Infertility, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Hormone Therapy, Sexuality, etc.)

Expert ID: 726930 Virginia, USA

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Expert is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a subspecialty in the Division of reproductive endocrinology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his MD in 1978 from Rush Medical College and completed his internship and resident training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1982 at George Washington University Hospital. He also completed additional fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in 1985 at UCLA Medical Center.

Due to his extensive experience in the field, Expert is an established expert in reproductive endocrinology and women's health. Focusing on times of hormonal challenge during the women's lifecycle, he has worked with the government, pharmaceutical industry, and equipment manufacturers to develop new guidelines, therapies and and analytic methods for implementation during these hormonally challenging times (puberty/secondary sexual development, fertility/infertility, menstrual regulation/contraception, menopause: its symptoms and treatments; osteoporosis and aging, etc.). His work has resulted in multiple new drug applications. Additional expertise in regulatory affairs and new drug development, along with an astute appreciation of the marketplace rounds out his expertise. He also has one patent and two U.S. trademarks in the field of women’s health and reproduction. A true "triple threat", Expert has extensive experience in bench research, clinical research and development, and clinical practice.

BIRTH CONTROL / SEX HORMONES (estradiol, estrogen, androgen, hormone replacement therapy, progesterone, progestational hormone, steroid hormone, testosterone, corpus luteum hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone): Expert is familiar with several aspects of various birth control methods and sex hormones including the physiological effects of estradiol replacement, gonadotropin levels, the effects of drugs on ovulation, analyzing estradiol positive feedback, in vitro and vivo ovulation stimulation and characteristics, gonadotropin releasing hormone and its importance in pharmacodynamics, the effect of estrogen status as stimulated by calcium metabolism, estradiol absorption vs. transdermal estradiol delivery system, and several other sex hormone related topics.

FERTILITY / INFERTILITY: He has experience with treating infertile women, biologic and morphologic development of donated human ova using non-surgical uterine lavage, using vaginal rings and cylinders for physicologic endometrial priming, analyzing the endometrium in functionally agonadal women receiving various treatment, abnormal pregnancy, luteal phase and ovulation induction - the effects on pregnancy rates, infectious complications during insemination, and several other methods and techniques. He is also familiar with the current controversies, debates and discussions in the field of infertility and fertility. He is experienced with common (and uncommon) complications and problems that can occur in the practice.

GYNECOLOGY (menstrual cycle, menopause): He is familiar with the effects of various drugs and hormones associated with ovarian hyperstimulation and the menstrual cycle. He is also familiar with several uncommon gynecologic problems, new techniques and protocols and is up-to-date with the latest research and scientific findings in gynecology as well as in his other areas of expertise.


All consulting to date has been subject to proprietary language in consulting agreements.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Richmond, Virginia - Alexandria, Virginia - Wilmington, Delaware - Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: MD Subject: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Institution: Harbor-UCLA School of Medicine
Year: 1982 Degree: Subject: Obstetrics and Gynecology Institution: George Washington University Hospital
Year: 1978 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Rush Medical College
Year: 1974 Degree: BA Subject: Romance Languages Institution: Washington University in St. Louis

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1995 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Clinical Professor Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Responsibilities: Expert operates and practices in a private center of reproductive endocrinology and infertility where he also provides contract clinical research services and consulting for a wide range of sponsors.
Years: 1987 to 1995 Employer: Georgetown University Title: Division Chief Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert having served as President of both the Washington Gynecological Society and the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). He has also served on the Board of Directors/Trustees of the Washington Bone Club (twice), NAMS, International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) (twice) and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
Licenses / Certifications
MD (DC, inactive MD, VA, CA)
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has more than 300 publications to his name )Abstracts, invited chapters, peer-reviewed papers and a paperback book).

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has excellent skills and experience in litigation consulting and providing expert witness services. Particular experience in patent litigation in his areas of expertise is acknowledged. Ample court room experience rounds out his expertise.
Training / Seminars
Expert has developed training courses, seminars, slide kits, product brochures for a wide range of sponsors. He has lectured extensively in the US and abroad on a wide range of women's health subjects.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has particular facility in condensing very complicated concepts into simple terms for the broadest possible audience. His long history of teaching trainees at every possible educational level has sharpened this skill.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Nearly fluent in spoken Spanish.

Fields of Expertise

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