Anesthesiology Pain Management Pulmonary Mechanics Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Pulmonary Mechanics, Anesthesiology, Anesthesia, Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiologists, Pain Management, Diagnostics, Neurography, Regional Anesthesia,surgical awareness

Academic Background

BA, summa cum laude, Chemistry, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA

MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Postgraduate Training

1977 – 1978
Internship, rotating; Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA

1978 – 1980
Anesthesiology Residency, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA

1980 – 1981
Anesthesiology Fellowship (pulmonary mechanics), Virginia Mason Hospital,
Seattle, WA

Professional Background

1978 – 1979
House Staff Representative, Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA

1979 – 1980
Chief Resident, Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA

1981 – 1984
Private Medical Practice, Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Great Falls, MT

Office Manager, Anesthesia Associates, Great Falls, MT

1984 – 1990
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PSU), Hershey, PA

1988 – 1990
Director, Chronic Pain Management Clinic, Department of Anesthesia, PSU, Hershey, PA

1990 – 1992
Co-Owner, Gallatin Valley Pain Clinic, Bozeman, MT

1992 – 2001
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

1992 – 2001
President, CKM Diagnostics, Inc., Bozeman, MT

1993 – 1995
Owner and Director, Montana Pain Resource Center, Bozeman, MT

1994 – 2009
Private Practice Anesthesiologist, Bozeman, MT

2001 – 2004
Director of R&D, CKM Diagnostics, Inc., Bozeman, MT

2001 – Present
Consulting contracts with A Company, Inc.; A Company, Inc.; and A Company, Inc. regarding development of impedance neurography and improved nerve stimulation needles for regional anesthesia.

2004 – 2006
VP and Medical Director, Nervonix, Inc., Montana

2008 – 2009
Chairman, St. James Healthcare Anesthesia Department, Montana

2006 – Present
President, A Company, Inc., Montana



Specialty Certification

April 1986
Board Certified: Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology
November 1990
Diplomate, The American Academy of Pain Management

Awards and Current Membership in Professional Societies

Phi Alpha, Whitworth College Honors Society
Outstanding Chemistry Student, Whitworth College Chemistry Department
Residents’ Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, PSU, Department of Anesthesia


American Society of Anesthesiologists Starter Grant
Virginia Mason Research Matching Grant
Montana Board of Research Commercialization Technology
Montana Board of Research Commercialization Technology


Available Upon Request


Available Upon Request