I am an experienced medical expert who is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and I am Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine. In addition, I am a Certified Medical Director, certification granted by the American Board of Post- Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. I have been in 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, lndependent Medical Examinations (lME'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 nationally prominent New York hospitals. I am experienced in providing patient care in Nursing Homes. I am a published author and a lecturer. I currently serve on the faculty of a medical school.
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/ Pressure Injury /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 Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine