Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Posttraumatic Headache, Traumatic Brain Injury, Postconcussion Syndrome, Posttraumatic Seizures, Epilepsy, Cervical Whiplash, Discogenic Disease Neck Lower Back, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Posttraumatic Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Soft Tissue Musculoskeletal Injury, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Toxic Exposure, Neurotoxicity, Catastrophic Injury, Electrical Injury, Electrocution, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability Issues Injurious Nervous System, Neurology, Nuromuscular, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
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1962-66 B.A. (Honors major in Biology), Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.
1966-70 Doctor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine.
1970-71 Straight Medical Internship, St. Elizabethâ€™s Hospital of Boston, Tufts University Medical Service.
1971-72 Junior Assistant Resident in Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitalsâ€™ Neurology
1972-73 Senior Assistant Resident in Neurology, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston City Hospital Pediatric
1973-74 Senior Resident and Chief Resident, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston University Hospital.
1974-76 Neurologist, Adult and Pediatric Neurology Branch, Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, California.
1976-77 Associate and Acting Chief, Neurology Service, Martinez Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinez, California.
1978-present Private Practice of Clinical and Forensic Neurology
RESEARCH & EXPERIENCE
1965-66 Honors Thesis. Nucleic Acid Content in Developing Chick Embryo, Amherst College.
1967 National Science Foundation Summer Fellowship, nucleic acid synthesis in tumor cells,
Boston University School of Medicine.
1968 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Summer Fellowship, Public Health,
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
1976-77 Project with Robert Efron, m.d., Professor of Neurology, University of California, Davis, va grant on hemispheric
integration of dichotically presented auditory tasks.
1971-74 Fellow in Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine.
1976-77 Assistant Professor of Neurology in Residence, University of California, Davis.
1978 Consultant in Neurology, Martinez Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinez, California.
1979-94 Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, California (ucsf).
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
1972-74 Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry.
1974-present San Francisco Neurologic Society.
1976-present Fellow Member of American Academy of Neurology.
1978-present American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
1979 American EEG Society.
1980 Examiner, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine certification examination.
1980-present Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association.
1980-present California Medical Association.
1980-present American Medical Association.
1999-present Association of California Neurologists (acn).
2010-present Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, London, England.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
1971-present Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners.
1973-present California State License Certificate.
1997-present Alaska State License Certificate.
1976 Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology).
1978 Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
1982 Elected to Fellowship, American Academy of Neurology.
1991 Independent Medical Examiner, plaintiff and defense counsel, personal injury.
1990 Independent Medical Examiner, State of California, Division of Industrial Accidents.
1991-2004 Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California, Division of Industrial Accidents.
Affiliate Staff, Private Medical Center, California.
Available Upon Request
Available Upon Request
NUMBER OF CASES 500+
300+ depositions, 30+ trials, and 20+ arbitration hearings