Critical Care Gastric Bypass Nurse Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Family, Nurse Practitioner Board Certified, Gastric Bypass, Bariatric Surgery, Pre Operative Care, Post Operative Care, Critical Care, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Telemetry, Physician Extender, Nursing Standards, Nursing Administration, Medical Surgical Intensive Care, Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Bedsores

Professional Experience

1999- Present                      Pomerado Hospital
                                             Poway, California 
                                             General Surgery, Nurse Practitioner

1/1999-Present                      Pomerado Hospital
                                              Poway, California  92064
                                              Medical Staff

7/2010-Present                      University San Diego (USD)
                                              San Diego, California 92110
                                              Clinical Assistant Professor

10/2010-Present                    Editor
                                              For the Integrated Health Section
                                              Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD)

7/2009-Present                      E3Partners
                                              San Diego, California 92128
                                              Volunteer Medical Aide/Third World Countries

2007- Present                      California State University, San Marcos
                                             Cal State San Marcos
                                             San Marcos, Ca 92096
                                             Guest Lecturer

2006- May 2010                    Palomar Pomerado Hospital District
                                              Poway, California 92064
                                              Bariatric Coordinator

1/1999-3/2002                      Administrative Supervisor
7/1998-3/2001                      Clinical Research Coordinator
7/1998-1/1999                      Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Nurse
7/1998-3/2001                     Palomar Medical Center
                                             Escondido, California 92025
                                             Clinical Research Coordinator

1995-1998                           Henry Jackson Foundation                             
                                            Naval Medical Center San Diego
                                            Clinical Research Coordinator

1995-1998                          AEROMEDEVAC INC/Balboa Ambulance                                 
                                            San Diego, California
                                            Ground Transport/ Air Transport Nurse

1992-6/1998                        Naval Medical Center San Diego
                                            San Diego, California
                                            Surgical Intensive Care Unit Nurse

1990-1992                          Palomar Medical Center
                                           Escondido, California, 92025
                                           Critical Care Unit Nurse

1988-1990                           Tri-City Medical Center
                                            Oceanside, California
                                            Telemetry/IMC Unit Nurse


June 1988                         Palomar Community College
                                         Associate Degree in Nursing

August 1996                    California State University Dominquez Hills
                                         Bachelor of Science in Nursing

February 2001                 California State University Dominquez Hills
                                         Masters in Family Practice Nursing (FNP)
                                         Board Certified
August 2008                    Doctor in Nursing Practice (DNP)
                                       CASE Western University
                                       10900 Euclid Avenue
                                       Cleveland, Ohio 44106-4904

Professional Associations

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)


Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Certified Bariatric Nurse April 2008


Available Upon request



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