Family Physician Assistant Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Family Practice Physician Assistant, Family Practice, Physician Assistant, PA, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Work Related Injuries, SNF PA, SNF Physician Assisitant, Medical Training, Minor Office Procedure, Immunizations

Professional Experience

2004-present   Family practice PA with Tri State Medical Group in Iowa and 1998-2003 in Illinois

  • Seventy percent of time spent as sole provider in federally qualifying health professional shortage area
  • Full spectrum of family practice
  • Minor office procedures
  • Care of patients at skilled nursing facilities
  • Industrial and DOT physicals
  • Evaluation and treatment of work related injuries
  • Home visits
  • Preceptor for physician assistant student rotation


1999-2008       Captain in Iowa Army National Guard

  • Certified Combat Lifesaver instructor
  • Supervised immunization clinics for Iowa National Guard soldiers
  • Completed Captains Career Course and Officer Basic Course
  • Deployed to Mississippi to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts
  • Deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Provided primary medical care during Annual Training


2003-2004       Army physician assistant during Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • Medical training for soldiers prior to deployment to theater of operations
  • Supervised 10 medics at 21st Combat Support Hospital in Mosul, Iraq
  • Provided primary medical care to U.S. and Coalition soldiers, civilian contractors and enemy combatants
  • Completed Post Deployment Health Assessments for over 500 soldiers
  • Skin biopsy on more than 50 soldiers to evaluate for cutaneous leishmaniais



1998-present                           State of Iowa, Physician Assistant

2000-present                           State of Illinois, Physician Assistant



1998-present                           NCCPA certification 9/1998, recertification 10/2005




1996-1998University of Iowa, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies


1991-1995University of Washington, MSE, Bioengineering


1987-1991                               Texas A&M University, BS, Bioengineering



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References                             Available Upon Request



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