Chiropractor Manipulation Disk Herniation Stroke Adverse Reactions Overutilization Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Chiropractor Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology, Manipulation, Disk Herniation, Stroke, Adverse Reactions, Overutilization


BS Business Administration, University Of Alabama

Doctor of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College


Texas Chiropractic License

American Chiropractic Association

Texas Chiropractic Association

Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology


Meridian Therapy (Acupuncture) Certification, Texas Chiropractic College


First Choice Chiropractic, Inc. (1995-1998)    Position: Director of Chiropractic Services

Development of the Outcome-Based Reporting System that allows for system-wide standardization of clinical reporting of chiropractic encounters. The data is incorporated into a database that permits the following:

Easy study of chiropractic care
Variance analysis of encounter data
Analysis of risk factors contributing to extended courses of chiropractic care
Platform for quality improvement (QI) activities

Development of chiropractic specialty networks in major Texas cities for the provision of managed care services to insurance companies.

Development of chiropractic specialty networks in southeastern states for insurance carriers.

Education of providers of the chiropractic specialty care networks on network managed care policies and procedures.

Oversight of Credentialing Department activities:

Management of credentialing activities for all specialty networks
Coordination of all credentialing committee meetings and oversight committee meetings
Oversight of internal credentialing operations

Development and implementation of Credentialing Policies and Procedures that meet and exceed the National Commission for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 1997 Standards for Credentialing.

Development of Utilization Management (UM) Policies and Procedures in accordance with the National Commission for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 1997 Standards.

Professional Affiliations

Served from 1991 to 1993 as the Chiropractic Representative to the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Medical Advisory Committee, a 16 member multidisciplinary committee formed to assist the Medical Review Division of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Responsibilities included attendance at all public meetings of the Medical Advisory Committee and participation in the following work groups for the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission:

Physical Medicine Treatment Guide Work Group

North American Spine Society Treatment Guide Coding Work Group

Impairment Rating Work Group

Chiropractic Treatment Guide Work Group

Physician Manipulation Work Group

Medical Fee Guide Work Group

Spine Treatment Guide Work Group

Consultant to the Treatment, Utilization, Protocols, and Standards Advisory Committee of the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners: 1993.

Member of the National Chiropractic Healthcare Advisory Committee to the Bill Clinton Administration and co-author of the chiropractic position paper