Emergency Medicine Physician Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, Board Certified Emergency Medicine

Expert Witness No.1980


Universit y of Illinois College of Medicine , Peoria , IL     2000-2003
Emergency Medicine - Residency at Saint Francis Medical Center

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas Cit y , MO
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine    2000

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, C A
B.S. Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution 1994


•Diplomate - American Board of Emergency Medicine    2004-Current
•Licensed - Osteopathic Medical Board of California    2003-Current

Professional Experience
Medical Group – CA
Staff Physician
•Staff physician in the Emergency Department
Chief of Quality

•Manage medical center ’s quality assurance process and quality measures
•Supervise Physician Quality Improvement Plans
•Develop and execute Focused Practitioner Quality Review s
•Oversee the medical center’s adherence to the Joint Commission core measures
•Oversee the medical center’s survey readiness
•Serve as a member of the Medical Executive Committee
•Serve as the c hair of the Peer-Review Oversight Committee and the Quality Council

Health Service’s -  Phoenix , AZ
Physician Reviewer

•Serve as a Peer-Reviewer for Federal/Medicare complaints

Institute for Medical Quality (IM Q ) -  State of California
Hospital Surveyor

•Serve as acute care hospital accreditation and licensure surveyor in conjunction with T he Joint  Commission and the California Department of Public Health

Related Experience

Pekin Hospital – Pekin , IL
Pool Physician
•Worked as needed in the medical center ’s Emergency Department

Saint Francis Medical Center - Peoria, IL
Life Flight Physician

•Worked as needed for the medical center’s life flight program

•Excellence in clinical performance, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
•Excellence in patient care and Press -Graney surveys, Saint Francis Medical Center
•Recognition for improving Quality Goals of the medical center , Kaiser Fremont/Hayward Hospital

Volunteer Work

•Katrina Disaster Relief Medical Team
•Paramedic/EMS Instructor
•Physician Mentor
•Physician Preceptor


•Provided upon request