Dr. Philip Newman is a board-certified cardiologist with 37 years of practice experience involving non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. His initial position was as a fulltime academic cardiologist at a medical school, as Director of the cath lab and acting Chief of Cardiology at a teaching hospital, with patient care, teaching and publishing responsibilities. Following 3 years in that position Dr. Newman was in fee-for-service private practice for 7 years, then in practice combining fee for service and managed care patients for the past 22 years. Following Internal Medicine Residency, he served as a physician in the US Army Medical Corps as a Major, serving in Vietnam from Aug '71-Aug '72, where he was awarded the Bronze Star, and at Fort MacArthur, California, from Aug '72-July '73. In September '05 Dr. Newman served as an invited lecturer and consultant in cardiology at one of the two largest teaching hospitals in Japan. Over the past 34 years Dr. Newman has been involved as an expert witness in 145-150 malpractice cases, working with both the plaintiff and defense sides. Dr. Newman has received uniformly excellent feedback from all of the attorneys with whom he has worked.
Currently, Dr. Newman is a Clinical Associate Professor of Cardiology engaged in part time clinical practice and in the teaching of Post-Doctoral fellows in cardiology at the University of California Irvine/VA Hospital, Long Beach, California.
Education & Licenses
BA, Brown University MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine Medical Internship: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Medical Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospitals Cardiology Fellowship: University of Wisconsin affiliated hospitals (3 years) Invasive and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA (2 years) Medical License: California Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine ABIM - Cardiovascular Disease