Occupational Environmental Medicine Physican Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Epidemiology, Environmental Contamination, Monitoring, Air Soil Modeling, Water Pollution Modeling, Biomonitoring, Laboratory Analysis, Property Valuation, Toxicological Analysis, Biostatistics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Immunology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pulmonology, Radiology, On Site Testing Services, Environmental Occupational Exposure, Trichlorethylene, Benzene, PCBs, Dioxin, Glycol, Ethers, Pesticides, Heavy Metals, Asbestos, Silica, Causation, Neurophysiological, Respiratory, Mobile Medical Facility, Neuromotor Neurosensory Functions, Cognition, Memory, Epidemiological Survey, Blood Body Toxicity Screening, Toxicology,Toxicologist, GI,

Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
June 1972- Re-certified October 25, 1980

Education and Positions Held

1964, B. A., University of California, Los Angeles

1968, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

1968-1969, Internship, Boston Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

1969-1970, Resident I in Internal Medicine, Boston Veteran’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

1970-1971, Resident II in Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

1971-1973, Fellow in Infectious Diseases, UCLA Medical Center, Department of Medicine

1973-1975, Practice of Internal Medicine; Sub-specialty – Occupational Medicine

1973-1974, UCLA School of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology

1975-1977, Director of Ambulatory Care Services, Dept. of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

1977-Present, Private Practice – Internal Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Medical Surveillance
Disability Evaluation
Risk Communication

1986, Founder Pacific Toxicology Laboratories

1995-Present, Medical Director, A Health Testing Services Company
(Name Provided Upon Request)

1997-Present, Medical Director, A Health Testing Services Company
(Name Provided Upon Request)


Member, American College of Physicians 1972 -1993

Member, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine  (ACOEM) 1975 – Present

Member, Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association  (WOEMA)

Founder, Member and Past President of California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS)

Member, Medichem, An International Organization of Professional for Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry

Member, American Thoracic Society (ATS) 1978-1993

Member, Society for Occupational and Environmental Health  (SOEH)

Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) (2004-Present)

Academic Appointments

Teaching Fellow in Medicine, Tufts University 1968-1970

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine 1975-1977

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine 1977- Present

Teaching Office Elective in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1978-1993

Doctoring II, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994 to Present

Lecturer, Introduction to Occupational Medicine, EHS 251 Occupational Diseases, UCLA School of Public Health, Subjects: Toxicity of Pesticides and Biomonitoring for Cadmium, 1992 to Present

Qualified Medical Examiner and / or Independent Medical Examiner, Division of Workers Compensation, State of California 1977 to 1996

Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association


Adult Respiratory Disease Committee, Los Angeles Lung Association, 1975-1979

Environmental Carcinogenesis Committee UCLA, School of Public Health 1978

Chairman, Industrial Lung Cancer Committee, Community Cancer Control, American Cancer Society, Los Angeles Chapter, 1978 to 1979

Member, Board of Directors, California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS) 1979 to Present

Member, Legislative Committee, CSIMS

Member, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Advisory Committee, UCLA Department of Medicine, 1985 to Present

Member, Medical surveillance and Biomonitoring, Co-Chair of Heavy Metals Subcommittee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 1994 to Present

Member Residency Advisory Committee Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency, UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine 2001 to 2002.


Available upon request.

Abstracts and Presentations

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