Orthodontics Dentofacial Orthopedic Medical Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Orthodontics Dentofacial Orthopedic, Braces, Jaw Surgery Discrepancies, TMJ, Moving Teeth, Mal Occlusions, Bad Bites, Over Bite Problems, Orthodontic Treatment

Expert Witness No. 299

Professional Status:

Specialist, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Orthodontics
Recertified (voluntary examination), March 2007


Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1980
Orthodontics Specialty Degree
Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D.)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 1978
Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 1974
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

McKeesport Area Senior High School – 1970
McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Publications and Presentations:

Available upon request

Presenter of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning seminars for general dentists in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area

Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony:

Extensive experience with orthodontic and dental malpractice litigation.

Committee Appointments:

Consultant, UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) Health Plan,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Advisory Committee, UPMC Dental Advantage dental plan

Consultant, Avesis Inc., insurance company

Advisory Committee, Median School of Allied Health Careers, Pittsburgh

Honorary Awards:

Named a “Top Dentist”, Pittsburgh Magazine, 2007 - 2015 inclusive

Reader’s Choice Gold Award, “Dentist/Orthodontist Category”, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 2013, 2008

Chosen by the American Board of Orthodontics to present selected treated cases at the annual meeting
of the American Association of Orthodontists at Anaheim, California.

Service Award, American Student Association,
University of Pittsburgh

Fraternalism Award, Alpha Omega Fraternity
Omicron Chapter

Professional Membership:

College of Diplomates, American Board of Orthodontics

American Association of Orthodontists

Great Lakes Society of Orthodontists

Affiliate Member, Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists

American Dental Association

Pennsylvania Dental Society

Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania

Temple University Orthodontic Alumni Association
Executive Board Member/Committee Chairperson 2001
President 1993-1995       Treasurer 1991-1993
Editor  1985-1990

Alpha Omega Fraternity (Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter)
President  1987-1989

Dental Practice Experience:

Private practice, orthodontic specialty        1980-present
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Robinson Township, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Associate in private orthodontic practices    1980-1987
Butler, Pennsylvania; Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Monessen, Pennsylvania; New Castle, Pennsylvania;
Youngstown, Ohio

Private practice, general dentistry            1978-1980
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Experience:
Mt. Lebanon, PA School District Adult Education
Public Speaking
Fall, 2010