General Pediatrician Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Pediatrics Board Certified, General Pediatrician, Pediatric Disability Determination, Chronic Disease, Asthma, Pediatric Infections, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD, Pediatric Bioethics, Chronically Ill, Medically Complex, Special Needs Children, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Pediatrician,

Special Interests

Children with Disabilities and Chronic Disease
Pediatric Asthma
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Pediatric Bioethics


Board Certified in Pediatrics 1989, recertified 1995 and 2002


Florida Medical License 1985


1974 – 1978
University of Illinois, Urbana – B.S. Biology

University of Illinois, Urbana – M.S. Physiology

University of Illinois, Chicago – M.D.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis – Pediatric Intern

University of Florida, Jacksonville – Pediatric Residency

Professional Experience

1987 – present, Jacksonville – Private Practice Pediatrics

1987-1991 – Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville
Staff Pediatrician in Pediatric Emergency Department

1988-1992 – Professional Foundation for Healthcare Inc., Jacksonville
State of Florida Medicaid Chart Review for Quality Issues

1990-present – State of Florida Children’s Medical Services, Jacksonville
Consultant and participating pediatrician for the agency that cares for chronically ill, medically complex, and special needs children.

1995-present – State of Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, Tallahassee
Medical Advisory Committee, Expert Witness in Pediatrics Chart Review for License Violations

1998-present – Social Security Admin. Disability-SSI, Jacksonville
Medical examinations and expert witness for pediatric disability determination

1999-present – Pediatric Home Health Services, Jacksonville
Medical Director for a pediatric home health agency that cares exclusively for Special needs and technology dependent children.

Additional Professional Activities

Managed Care Organization Committees:

Mayo Health Plan: Healthcare Standards Committee

Principal Healthcare: Quality Assurance Committee

Prudential Healthcare: Pediatric Immunization Standards Committee

Avmed HMO: Credentials Committee

Hospital Committees:

Medical Center – Pediatric Bioethics Committee, Pediatric Quality Assurance Committee, Perinatal Advisory Committee

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Florida
Teach pediatric residents and medical students in office and hospital

Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine, Jacksonville
Teach pediatrics to family medicine residents in office

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics/Florida Pediatric Society

Duval County Medical Society

Florida Medical Society

Northeast Florida Bioethics Forum