Medical Internist Expert Witness

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Internist, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, med mal, medical malpractice, medical, malpractice, medico, medical legal, Hospitalist


1971 – BS in chemistry, Tulane University

1973 – MS in chemical engineering practice, MIT

1980 – MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Work Experience: 

July 1973-March 1974: Process engineer, A Private Company, Houston

April 1974-June 1977: Reservoir engineer, Exxon Production Research, Houston

Postgraduate Training:

Jan.-Dec. 1981: St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital internal medicine internship

Jan. 1982-Dec. 1983: Internal medicine residency, Baylor College of Medicine

Nov. 2000-Oct. 2001 Fellowship in emergency medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Practice Experience:

Feb.-March 1984: part-time at MacGregor Medical Association

July 1984-June 1985 full-time instructor in community medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (time divided between community clinic and Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Center)

August 1985 to 10-2000: staff physician, MacGregor Medical Association, with both hospital and outpatient responsibilities

November 2000-October 2001: fellowship in emergency medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
November 2001-May 2002: staff physician, Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn.; also part-time as hospitalist for MacGregor Medical Association

May 2002-present: staff physician, A Private Company, Inpatient Consultant in Texas

Licenses and Certifications:

Texas Medical License, Issued 1981
Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
Recertified by examination 1994 and 2004
Fellow of American College of Physicians July 1999
ACLS certified (exp. 11-10)
Member, American Medical Writers Association

Foreign Languages:

Fluent in Spanish and Russian, less so in French and German


Available upon Request

Professional References:

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