Emergency Medicine Physician Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, Central Venous Catheter, Pericardial Effusion, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pediatric Facial Abscess, Malaria, Cardiac Arrest, Fractured Vertebrae, Abscess, Sinusitis, Meningitis, Gastrointestinal Bleed, Trauma, Injury

Experience

  • Chairman: Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Long Beach, CA (2014-Present)
  • Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Long Beach, CA (2007-Present) Community Hospital of Long Beach. Long Beach, CA (2014-2018)
  • National Oral Board Examiner
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Chicago, IL (2015-Present)
  • Volunteer Clinical Faculty
  • U.C. Irvine Emergency Medicine Residency (2014-Present)
  • High School Science Teacher: Teach for America Corps
  • Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Long Beach, CA (1993-1995)

Education / Training

  • Emergency Medicine Residency (PGY 2-4)
  • LAC-USC Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA (2004-2007)
  • Transitional Internship (PGY 1)
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Torrance, CA (2003-2004)
  • Medical Doctorate (M.D.)
  • Temple University School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA (2000-2003)
  • Preclinical Studies
  • Sackler School of Medicine. Tel Aviv University, Israel (1998-2000)
  • Master in Public Health (M.P.H.)
  • Drexel University (MCP-Hahnemann University). Philadelphia, PA (1996-1998)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Premed Program
  • University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA (1995-1996)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology
  • Hamilton College. Clinton, NY (1989-1993)

Licensure / Certification

  • California Medical License and DEA (2004-Present)
  • Board Certified Diplomate: American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) (2008-Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Member: California Chapter of ACEP (Cal-ACEP)

Current Committee Involvement

  • Chair – Quality Committee of the MHS Board: MemorialCare Health System (MHS) Chair – Executive Committee for Medical Specialties: Long
  • Beach Memorial (LBM) Medical Executive Committee: LBM
  • Emergency Department Best Practice Team: MHS
  • Sepsis Best Practice Team: MHS Physician Society Board Member: MHS Sepsis Committee: LBM
  • Chest Pain Committee: LBM

Publications & Presentations

Available on full CV

Honors and Awards

  • Off-Service Faculty Member of the Year: U.C. Irvine Emergency Medicine Residency (2013) Hometown Hero Award: American Red Cross. Long
  • Beach, CA (2011)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award: U.C. Irvine Family Medicine Residency (2009)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Emergency Medicine: Temple University School of Medicine (2003)
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