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Physical Medicine

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I am an experienced medical expert who is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. And, I am a Certified Medical Director, certification was originally granted by the American Medical Directors Association. I have been in active clinical practice for more than 25 years. I provide litigation support services, and serve as a medical expert for plaintiff and defense counsel, and as a consultant to insurance companies. Areas of litigation support and consulting includes Life Care Plans, Independent Medical Examinations (IME's), medical malpractice, disability claims disputes, personal injury, peer reviews, utilization reviews, second opinions, Workers' Compensation, and the standard of care.

I have served on the faculty of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. I concurrently served as an Attending Physician at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. I have served as Medical Director of a Nursing Home, and as Medical Director of a consortium of Diagnostic and Treatment Centers, and as Medical Director of Ambulatory Care Services of a Rehabilitation Hospital. I am currently on the medical staff of New York hospitals and provide patient care in Nursing Homes. I am a published author and a lecturer.

I am a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. My residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was served at Temple University Hospital, and at Long Island Jewish Medical Center: an Academic Campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, where I obtained a degree in Biology, Magna Cum Laude.

My areas of expertise include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Trauma/Spine Disorders, Trauma, Catastrophic Injuries, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS), Brain Injury/Head Injury, Stroke/Cerebrovascular Accident, Deep Venous Thrombosis(DVT), Pulmonary Embolism(PE), Pressure Ulcer/Decubitus Ulcer/Pressure Sore, Catastrophic Injuries, Fibromyalgia, Disc Herniation, Disc Bulge, Wound Infection, Orthopedic Injuries and Diseases, Neurological Injuries and Diseases, Nerve Injury, Chronic Pain, Cumulative Trauma Disorders, Elder/Geriatric Care, Trauma, Amputation, Spinal Cord Injury, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG/NCV).

Education & Licenses

M.D. : Medical College of Wisconsin;
B.A. Biology, Magna Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa-- State University of New York at Buffalo
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation