Orthopedic Foot Ankle Hand Sports Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Orthopedic Surgery, Foot, Ankle, Hand, Sports, Trauma, Joint Replacement, Forensic Medicine, IME, Disability, Worker’s Comp

EMPLOYMENT:

2013-present Orthopedic Surgery Private Practice

SCOPE OF PRACTICE:

Orthopedic Surgery: General, Foot, Ankle, Hand, Sports, Trauma, Joint Replacement, Forensic Medicine

EDUCATION:

2017-present American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: Annual Worker’s Compensation, IME, Disability, Expert Witnessing, and Forensic Medicine Course

2013 Orthopedic Surgery Traveling Fellowship
Beat Hintermann, MD Switzerland
Michael Coughlin, MD Boise, ID
Richard Ferkel, MD of SCOI Van Nuys, CA Thomas Clanton, MD of Steadman Clinic Vail, CO Martinus Richter, MD Germany

2012 Roger Mann, M.D. Oakland, CA Foot and Ankle Fellowship

2007-2012 Loma Linda University Medical Center Loma Linda, CA Orthopedic Surgery Residency

2003-2007 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Madison, WI M.D.

2000-2003 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
B.S. Biology-Psychology, Cum Laude

2005-2007 Clinical Rotations
Mayo Clinic: Orthopedic Surgery Shoulder, Elbow, Arthroplasty Stanford University: Orthopedic Surgery Total Joints, Trauma University Wisconsin Orthopedic Surgery Trauma, Plastic Surgery Hand Michigan State GR Orthopedic Surgery Spine Surgery, Trauma, Joints

LICENSING:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery: Board Certified Arizona State Medical License
California State Medical License Utah State Medical License Wisconsin State Medical License Washington State Medical License
California State Fluoroscopic Licentiate DEA
Microvascular Surgery Certified

HONORS:

2019 Phoenix Top Docs: (voted by physician peers) 2013 Roger A. Mann, MD: Foot and Ankle Scholarship 2003-2007 Medical School Full Academic Merit Scholarship
2007 Harting-Mullins Three Shields Award: Enthusiasm, Team Work and Dependability
-Awarded for enhancing the learning and social environment of the medical school by consistently demonstrating enthusiasm, teamwork and dependability.
2000-2003 UCLA Provost’s Honors List 2000-2003 UCLA College Honors Student
2003 Golden Key’s Recognition for Outstanding Academic Achievement 2000 California Senate-Commendation: Outstanding Community Service 2000 U.S. Congress 2000 Service Award

GRANTS:

2013 Small Bone Innovations: Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) Traveling Fellowship

CONSULTING:

2015-2017 Arthrex: Cadaver lab instructional course lectures 2017-present Stryker Orthopedic Surgery Consultant

COMMITTEES/SOCIETIES:

2018-present Exam Question Writer and Editor for Foot and Ankle International Journal
2016-present American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society: Practice Management Committee 2012-present American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: Fellow Member
2012-present American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons: Board Certified
2016-present American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society: CPT Coding Committee 2013-present American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society: Fellow Member
2010-2011 Orthopedic Surgery Residency Admissions Committee Member
2008-2010 Patient Safety Committee Member: Loma Linda University Medical School 2004-2005 UW-Madison Medical School Admissions Committee Member
2003-2007 Christian Medical Association Member
2004-2005 Organ Specimen Coordinator: Doctors Ought to Care Program
2003-2005 Ethics Committee: UW-School of Medicine: Student-Faculty Liaison 2003-2005 Medical Students for the Arts: Actor and Producer
2003-2007 Medical Students for Minority Concerns (MSMC): Recruiter and Volunteer 2004 Lions Club
2001 UCLA- Department of Physiology-Neuroendocrinology CARE International Scholar: Research Assistant and Mentor

LANGUAGE FLUENCY:

Spanish: limited working proficiency, Amerispan Study Abroad in Costa Rica 2004 Arabic: fluent

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