Anesthesiology Pain Management Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Perioperative Medicine

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology

EMPLOYMENT (CLINICAL)

July 2020 – Present
Pain Management Fellow
Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Perform interventional pain management injections and procedures on patients suffering from chronic pain. Also, performed history and physicals on patients suffering with chronic pain

December 2019 – June 2020
Anesthesiologist
SMART Physician Recruiting
Provided anesthesia services to offices, ambulatory centers, and hospitals in all areas of general anesthesia. Clinical Work was 35-45 hours weekly and consisted of overnight and weekend call

December 2014 – Dec 2019
Attending Anesthesiologist
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Stony Brook University, Dept. of Anesthesiology
Provide anesthesia services for adults, pediatrics, and obstetric patients. Also supervise anesthesiology residents and certified registered nurse anesthetists when applicable. Delivered lectures and conducted workshops relevant to the field of anesthesiology

August 2009 – Nov 2014
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Northwell – Hofstra School of Medicine
Administered anesthesia in the fields of general, pediatric, obstetric, and regional anesthesia.
Proficient at lower extremity and upper extremity nerve blocks. Responsibilities also included running the preoperative clinic and supervising CRNAs

CLINICAL TRAINING

July 2006 – June 2009
New York Medical College
St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center – Manhattan
Residency – Anesthesiology

July 2005 – June 2006
New York Medical College
St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center – Manhattan
Clinical Base Year – Internal Medicine

EDUCATION

Sept 2001 – May 2005
College of Medicine, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
M.D., Doctorate of Medicine, May 2005

Sept 1997 – May 2001
Binghamton University, SUNY- Binghamton, NY
B.A. Political Science with Honors Cum Laude, May 2001
Phi Eta Sigma, national academic honor society

Jan. 2000 – March 2000
Oxford University – Oxford, UK

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Sept 2015 – Present
Medical Lead for Enhanced Recovery (colorectal, surgical oncology, and urology) –
Stony Brook University

June 2012- present
Alternate Delegate – New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

May 2008- May 2009
Chairman – Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), Residents Section

May 2007 – May 2008
Vice Chairman – Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), Residents Section

EDITOR POSITIONS

Associate Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal 2015-Present
Ad Hoc Reviewer for Colorectal Surgery Journal 2015-Present

PUBLICATIONS

Available on full CV

NATIONAL LECTURES

New Techniques for Fluid Management
Post Graduate Assembly (PGA) Dec 2017

OSA in the Non-OR Setting
Post Graduate Assembly (PGA) Dec 2017

Practice Management: Evaluating a 2017 Contract

Post Graduate Assembly (PGA) Dec

OSA in the Non-OR Setting Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) May

2017 What to Look for In a Job Offer Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) May

2017 History of Neuromuscular Blockers Post Graduate Assembly (PGA) Dec 2016

New Techniques for Fluid Management Post Graduate Assembly (PGA) Dec 2016

What to Look for In a Job Offer Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) May 2016

VISITING LECTURES

Evaluating an Anesthesia Contract SUNY Downstate August 2017
The Evolution of Private Practice UMDNJ-Rutgers May 2016
What to Look for In a Job Offer UMDNJ-Rutgers June 2015

GRAND ROUNDS

The Career Development Curriculum Stony Brook Dept of Anesthesia Aug 10, 2016

Stony Brook University

IV Anesthetics for CA-1 Residents at Stony Brook University May 16,2017
Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs for CA-1 Residents at Stony Brook University Jan 25, 2017
Which Fellowship is Right for You for CA-1 Residents at Stony Brook University Oct 12, 2016
Investing on an Attending’s income for CA-3 Residents at Stony Brook University April 10, 2015
Investing on a Resident’s income for CA-1, CA-2 Residents at Stony Brook University April 3, 2015
Evolution of Private Practice for CA-3 Residents at Stony Brook University February 12, 2015
Career Advancement in Anesthesia for CA-1-CA3 3 Residents at Stony Brook University January 12, 2015
Pediatric In-Training Exam Review for CA-3 Residents at Stony Brook University January 6, 2015

EXPERT PANELS

Enhanced Recovery Beyond Colorectal American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conf. July 2017 Surgery
ERAS for Colorectal Surgery Panel American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) April 2017
“Cases from the Real World” Panel Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) May 2015

NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Founding Member, American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) 2014- Present
Organizational Committee, American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) 2014- Present
Membership Committee American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) 2014-Present
Committee Chair on Residents Affairs (ASER) 2015-Present
Economics Committee of the NYSSA 2006 – Present
Membership Committee SAMBA 2014- Present
NORA Committee SAMBA 2014- Present
Board of Directors SAMBA 2006-2009
Education Committee SAMBA 2006-2009
Scientific Committee SAMBA 2006-Present

HOSPITAL COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

School of Medicine Admissions Committee 2016- 2017

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Anesthesiologists 2006 – Present
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists 2006 – Present
American Society for Enhanced Recovery 2014 – Present
Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia 2014 – Present
Society for Education in Anesthesia 2016 – Present

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