Obstetrics/Gynecology Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Obstetrics Gynecology Surgery, OB GYN Obstetrics Gynecology Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrics Gynecology Surgery


B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1965
M.D., University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1969
Internship, Rotating, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, 1969-1970
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, 1970-1974


Sole ProprietorM.D., and Associates, San Mateo, California, 1988-Present
Expert Reviewer, Medical Board of California, 2010-Present
Attending Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Teaching Faculty, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, 2006-2012
Partner, John E. Young, M.D., James G. Tappan, M.D., and Francis
R. Schwartz, M.D. (A Medical Partnership), San Mateo, California, 1977-1988
Partner, San Mateo Medical Clinic, San Mateo, California, 1976- 1977
Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, March Air Force Base Regional Hospital, California, 1974-1976


Major, U.S. Air Force Medical Corps, Regular Commission, 1966- 1976
Major, U.S. Air Force Medical Corps, Reserve, 1976-1983
Regional Medical Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, U.S. Air Force, 1975-1976
Two Unit Citation Awards


Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), Originally Certified in 1976 (No expiration date)
Voluntarily Recertified annually, 1998-2009; with ABOG nomen- clature changes, voluntarily maintained Certification annually, 2010 through 2014, and maintained Certification CME, 2015 to Present
Physician and Surgeon, Medical Board of California, License No. A23884, Originally Issued in 1970, renewed through 2021


Barstow Community Hospital, Barstow, California, Provisional Staff, June 2012-March 2013, Courtesy Staff, April 2013-Present
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, California, OB Hospitalist, 2016-2017
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Grass Valley, California, Active Medical Staff, 2013-2017
David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, Active Staff, 2006-2012
Mills-Peninsula Hospitals, San Mateo and Burlingame, California, Active Staff, 1976-2006, Courtesy Staff, 2006-2009, and Honorary Staff, 2009-Present


Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1980-1984, and Executive Committee, 1980-1984, Mills Memorial Hospital, San Mateo, California
Top 10% of Class, Clinical Years, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1967-1969
Outstanding Contributions Award, March of Dimes, 1973


Fellow, Senior Status, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Member, San Francisco Gynecologic Society
Member, Peninsula Gynecological Society, Secretary/Treasurer in 1984, President in 1986
Member, California Medical Association Member, San Mateo County Medical Association


Available on full CV


Mills-Peninsula Hospitals:
Professional Staff Audit Committee, 1977-1981
Obstetrics and Gynecology Audit Committee Chairman, 1977-1980; Member, 1977-2006
Medical Education Committee, 1977-1980 Library Committee, 1977-1978
Tissue Committee, 1978-1980
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Program Committee Chairman, 1978-1979
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Steering Committee Chairman, 1980-1984; Member, 1978-2006
Surgery Committee, 1980
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, 1982-84
Perinatal Committee Founding Chairman, 1984; Member, 1984-2006 Health Information Committee, 2005-2006
San Mateo County Medical Society: Insurance Mediation Committee, 1978-1986 Professional Relations Committee, 1984-1986
Fee Review Committee, 1985-1986


Medical-Legal Liaison Committee, San Mateo County Medical Association
Northern California Physicians’ Council NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company
Perinatal Services, Inc., dba HealthDyne Maternity Management, 1995-1996
Matria Healthcare, Inc., re Home Uterine Activity Monitoring, 1996 Principal Investigator, Parke-Davis, re Estrostep, 1997
Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, re Nolvadex and Breast Cancer Risk Assessment, 2000
Roche Laboratories, Inc., re Xenical and Current Treatment Practices in Weight Management, 2000
Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, T.I.M.E. Study re Migraine, 2001 Eli Lilly & Company, re Osteoporosis, 2002
Clinical Evaluation Panel, Cord Blood Registry, 2002-2004
Regional Advisory Board, Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc., re Progestin, Hormone Therapy, and Women’s Health Initiative, 2003
SCOPE Clinical Evaluation Program, Cord Blood Registry, 2004