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Anesthesiologist Pain Management Medical Expert Witness






Expert Witness No.2589

 


EDUCATION 
     
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE                              
MD, May 2000                                        
           
ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL                                                         
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
1995-97
          
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT                                                                                                     
Major: Zoology   
Cum Laude Graduate
BA, May 1993

POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION   
 

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE            
Anesthesiology Residency                        
January 2002-March 2005

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE                         
Internal Medicine Internship
December 2000-01

SPECIAL EDUCATION
 
   
HEART HOSPITAL OF NEW MEXICO
High volume on and off-pump bypasses, valvular procedures, and major vascular                  
November 2003

EXPERIENCE   
   
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY – NEW YORK / PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL                   
Transplant anesthesia / cardiac anesthesia elective – heart and lung transplant,
LVAD placements, on and off-pump bypasses, valvular procedures
April 2004

EMPLOYMENT       
A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology                                                                        
July 2011-present
                                                     
A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology                                                               
August 2005-July 2011
                                            
Locum Tenens Anesthesiologist                                                                   
WEATHERBY LOCUMS                                             
Assignment: Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, MD
March 2005-July 2005     

Anesthesiology Resident
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Albuquerque, NM                                    January 2002-March 2005                     
                                                
Internal Medicine Intern                                                                                           
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Albuquerque, NM
December 2000-01                                         

ADMINISTRATIVE   

Director – A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia     
January 2009-present

A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY Hospital Physicians Advisory Group                                      
2011-present

A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY Hospital Credentialing Committee                      
2009-present

Co-director – A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY Anesthesiology                                
Transesophageal Echocardiography Curriculum
September 2006-present

UNM Department of Anesthesiology Executive Committee                                  
2008-10

Director – University of New Mexico Anesthesiology 
Resident Research Activities                                                              
2007-10
          
Director – University of New Mexico Anesthesiology Resident-                                  
Rotation in Post-anesthesia Care
August 2005-08

UNM Graduate Medical Education Internal Review Committee                                 
2002-05

TEACHING ACTIVITIES     
       
Instructor for ‘Instructor Course’                                                                             
November 11, 2010           
UNM Emergency Medicine Department – ‘Airway911’ Course

VA Hospital-Albuquerque, NM                                   
1 hour lecture on “Rapid Sequence Intubation Theory”;                                 
1 hour lecture on “Rapid Sequence Intubation Pharmacology”
UNM Emergency Medicine Department – ‘Airway911’ Course
Delivered to physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists at
June 8, 2010

Skills Instructor - Advanced Trauma Airway Program                                                     
UNM  Emergency Medicine – ‘Airway911’ Course
May 19, 2010 

University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Emergency Medicine online (www.airway911.com) education course entitled ‘Wanna Bougie?’ – module development
June 2008

UNM School of Medicine Research Mentor                                                                              
Coordinated and facilitated a mutli-year research program for medical student
Chelsea Hinkle; Lidocaine versus Meperidine for Post-Partum Tubal Ligation
2006-07

Enhancing Residency Scholarship Initiative Project (ERSIP)                                                  
A pilot program sponsored by the Offices of GME and Research to increase
resident, fellow, and faculty scholarship
Fall 2006

HONORS & AWARDS      

Teacher of the Year, 2006-2007 - University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

The Albuquerque Magazine – 2006, ‘07, ’09-‘11 – Voted a “Top Doc” in Albuquerque, New Mexico by fellow New Mexico anesthesiologists and physicians
   
“Special Commendation for Academic and Clinical Performance” - selection based upon excellence in clinical care and exemplary performance on anesthesia in-training examination, October 2002, awarded by Stephen E. Abram MD, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology
       
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE     

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center                                                   
Albuquerque, NM, 2006
Co-investigator; Protocol Number: 19.4.305: A Mulitcenter, Parallel Group,                               
Comparative, Phase IIIa Trial to Compare the Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics
of Org 25969 (Sugammedex) in Elderly Subjects with Adult Subjects
           
University of Vermont College of Medicine - Dr.M.Ricci, Asst. Prof. of Surgery        
Burlington, VT, 1996 
Summer Fellowship Project; Predicting survival after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: computer modeling versus clinical judgment.

PUBLICATIONS: Upon Request

AWAITING PUBLICATION: Upon Request     
  
REFEREED ABSTRACTS: Upon Request
   
POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Upon Request       
   
ADDITIONAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES             

Specialist reviewer:
 1) Annals of Surgery, January 2012
manuscript #ANNSURG-D-12-00022, “Perioperative management of antiplatelet therapy in general surgery procedures”

2) Minerva Anestesiologica, November 2010
manuscript #6705: “Impact of bispectral index on postoperative delirium in patients undergoing aortic surgery”      
           
3) Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, February 2011
manuscript #JCA-10-485, “A potentially hazardous complication during central venous catheterization: lost guidewire retained in the patient”

OTHER ACTIVITIES            

New Mexico Medical Review Board, September 2006 – 2009
- Volunteer for monthly review of medical-legal cases pre-trial
           
New Mexico Public Regulation (NM PRC) External Review Physician, August 2007 – present
- Volunteer medical specialist / panelist

CERTIFICATIONS   

Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, April 2006                                                              
Diplomate Certification, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, Fall 2011
Certificate of completion, Internal Medicine Internship, 2001
Certificate of completion, Anesthesiology Residency, 2005
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support

LICENSURE       

New Mexico, Expires 7/12

PROFESIONAL SOCIETIES       
  
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia
International Anesthesia Research Society
American Society of Anesthesiology

PRESENTATIONS   

July 29, 2011, “Cardiovascular Anesthesia Update: will cardiologists replace cardiac surgeons?”
-presented at Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

April 15, 2011, “Aspirin Withdrawal in the Perioperative Period”
 -presented at Journal Club/Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

August 15, 2008, “Difficult Intubation and Hypoxia during One-Lung Ventilation”            
-presented at Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

May 12, 2008, “Update on Perioperative Beta Blockade”
-presented at Journal Club, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

November 19, 2007, “Anesthesia Techniques”
-presented to University of New Mexico School of Medicine Anesthesiology Interest Group

October 19, 2007, Case Conference Leader – Thrombosed Mechanical Aortic Valve in a Pregnant Patient
-presented at Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

April 17, 2007, “On the Question of the Significance of Intra-operative Hypoglycemia”
-presented at Journal Club, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

February 2, 2007, “A Case of a Left Hemithorax Neurofibrosarcoma”
-presented at Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

June 16, 2006, “Respiratory Arrest in a Patient with Tracheal Stenosis”
-presented at Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

May 12, 2002, “The Role of Hypertonic Saline in Trauma Resuscitation”
-presented at Journal Club, University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

RESIDENT TEACHING      
       
February 10, 2012, In-training Exam Cardiac Anesthesia Keywords       
                            
November 18, 2011, Thoracic Aorta, Thoracic Aortic Disease, TEE of Thoracic Aorta      

September 29, 2011, Echorounds – Assessment of the Aortic Valve                                        

November 19, 2010, Basic Perioperative TEE Exam & 2010 ASE/SCA Guidelines Update                 

February 26, 2010, April 4, 2008, Anesthesia in the Context of Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery
 -presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

November 6, 2009, TEE Assessment of Global and Regional Myocardial Function                    -presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

October 9, 2009, Perioperative TEE – Overview of Standard 2d exam / 20 SCA views
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

October 9, 2009, TEE Assessment of Aortic Valve, Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Insufficiency
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

August 20, 2009, August 10, 2007 Evidence Based Medicine – A Primer for Anesthesiology Residents
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

December 17, 2007, Dysfunction in the Perioperative Period – Part 2
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

December 10, 2007, Dysfunction in the Perioperative Period – Part 1
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

October 22, 2007, TEE Assessment of Surgery of the Aorta
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

April 30, 2007, TEE Assessment of Perioperative Hemodynamics
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

March 19, 2007, TEE Assessment of the Thoracic Aorta
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

February 19, 2007, Optimizing Two-dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

November 20, 2006, Diastolic Dysfunction in the Perioperative Period
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

November 10, 2006, Anesthesia mock oral examiner
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

November 6, 2006, Assessment of Regional Ventricular Function
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

February – June 2006 – weekly in-training board examine review for anesthesiology residents

October 9, 2006, TEE Imaging Artifacts and Pitfalls                               
-presented at biweekly University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology TEE Conference

July 14, 2006, Moderator, Problem-based learning session, “Regional Anesthesia”
-presented to PGY2 anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of                     Anesthesiology

October 2005, Anesthesia mock oral examiner
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

August 2005, “Anesthesia Principles”
-presented at the General Surgery weekly resident conference at the University of New Mexico


November 2004, “Tetralogy of Fallot”
-presented at the weekly pediatric anesthesia lecture series of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

October 2004, “Peri-operative Fluids and Blood Products”
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

September 2004, “Laryngospasm – A Brief Review”
-presented at the weekly pediatric anesthesia lecture series of University of New Mexico
Department of Anesthesiology

July 2004, “Hypoxia”
-presented to anesthesia residents of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

June 2003, “The Implications of Fetal Hemoglobin”
-presented at the weekly pediatric anesthesia lecture series of University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology

April 2003, “Epidural Anesthesia For Post-operative Pain”
-presented to University of New Mexico Department of Surgery

 
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