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Endocrinology Pediatric, Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinology Hormones, Diabetic Thyroid Problems, Growth, Diabetes, Short Stature, Puberty, Adrenal Glands, Cholesterol, Glucose, Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Calcium, Hypocalcaemia, Glandular, Growth Hormones, Tumors, Thyroid, Pituitary, Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinology,

 CURRICULUM VITAE

EXPERT 485

EDUCATION/ POST GRADUATE TRAINING

1991-1994
Fellowship, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Schneider Children’s Hospital, The Long Island Campus of the Albert Einstein School of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York

1988-1991
Internship/Residency – Department of Pediatrics
Schneider Children’s Hospital, The Long Island Campus of the Albert Einstein School of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York 1984-1988
Doctor of Medicine
University of South Florida College of Medicine Tampa, Florida

1981-1984
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Summa cum laude University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida

1980-1981
Yeshiva University New York, New York

LICENSURE

June 1994-Florida
October 1990-New York
June 1994-DEA

CERTIFICATION

  • November 1998-American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • Recertified 1999-2005; Recertified 2006-2016
  • August 1997-American Board of Pediatrics
  • Subspecialty Board of Pediatric Endocrinology; Recertified 2014-2024
  • November 1991-American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Initial
  • June 1989-National Board of Medical Examiners

HONORS

2010
Consumers’ Research Council of America, America’s Top Pediatricians

2000-Present
Designated “Key Opinion Leader” (KOL) I Areas of Growth & Puberty by Genentech, Pfizer, and Novo Nordisk.

1998
National Cooperative Growth Study, 12th Annual Investigators Meeting, Poster Abstract on “The Effectiveness of Bone Age Studies in Differentiating Short Stature Due to Growth Hormone
Deficiency Versus Constitutional Delay of Growth.” (One of two winners)

1997
Florida Medical Association, Certificate of Recognition
Broward County Medical Society, Appreciation for Educational and Professional Services Rendered to Children, Teenagers, the Homeless, the Indigent, Elderly, and the Medically Indigent

1993
Summer School for Young Pediatric Endocrinologists in Training, Cosponsored by: Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and The European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology

1983
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

1982
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society

1979
Chapel of Four Chaplains Community Service Award

EMPLOYMENT

2000-Present
Private Practice, Samuel Freedman, M.D., PA
The Endocrine Center
Pembroke Pines, Florida

1994-2000
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Hollywood, Florida
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Pediatric Specialty Center

1984
Key Pharmaceuticals, Medical Research and Development Dept.
North Miami Beach, Florida
January – June

1982
Miami Heart Institute
Miami Beach, Florida
Laboratory Research Assistant
July – September

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

2005-Present
Staff Physician
West Boca Medical Center
Boca Raton, Florida

2000-Present
Staff Physician, Memorial Hospital West
Pembroke Pines, Florida

1994- Present
Staff Endocrinologist, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Hollywood, Florida

1994-Present
Staff Physician
Memorial Regional Hospital
Hollywood, Florida

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

2017-Present
Clinical Clerkship Faculty
Dept. of Pediatrics
Great Miami Health Education and Training Center (GMHETC)

2017-Present
OPKO Pharmaceuticals
Clinical Trial Long Acting Growth Hormone

2015-Present
Affiliate Faculty Appointment
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University

2011-Present
Education Committee Member, PES

2009-2017
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
(April 2009-March 2017)

2006-2009
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
(April 2006-March 2009)

2000-2010
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Nova Southeastern Osteopathic School of Nursing

2000-2009
KIGS, Kabi International Growth Study, Clinic Investigator
Pfizer/ Pharmacia Upjohn

1998-2008
Serono Pharmaceuticals, Post-Marketing Surveillance Study

1998
Recipient Research Grants from Pharmacia, Serono and Eli Lilly: Determination of Referral Practices of General Pediatricians for the Diagnosis of Short Stature

1997-2000
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
Nova Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1994-2011
National Cooperative Growth Study (NCGS) and Genentech
Clinical Investigator

MEDICAL EXPERT TESTIMONY

1994-Present Please see list under separate cover

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Florida Endocrine Society
  • The Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Governor’s Children’s Initiatives Committee
  • AMA – American Medical Association
  • FMA – Florida Medical Association
  • BCMA – Broward County Medical Association

ADVISORY BOARDS

  • Serono Pharmaceuticals – Growth Hormone – (2013 – 2016)
  • Novo Nordisk – Growth Hormone – (2013 – Present)
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals – Growth Hormone – (2013 – 2015)
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society – Education Committee – (2011 – 2016)
  • Genentech – Growth Hormone – (2010 – 2016)
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals – Supprelin LA – (2013 – 2016)
  • Pfizer – Growth Hormone – (2010 – Present)
  • AbbVie – Lupron Depot – (2013 – Present)
  • Arbor Pharmaceuticals – Triptodur – (2016 – Present)

SPEAKERS BUREAUS

AbbVie (Jan 2013-Present)
Depot Lupron Pediatric
Precocious Puberty

Indevis Pharmaceuticals
Supprelin LA
Central Precocious Puberty
(Jan 2012-Dec 2013)

Teva Pharmaceuticals
Tev-Tropin
Growth Hormone Deficiency
(Jan 2011-June 2013)

Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
Norditropin
Growth Hormone Deficiency,
(Jan 2009 -Present)
Short Stature, Noonan Syndrome

Pfizer
Genotropin
GHD, SS, SGA, Prader-Willi, Turner
(June 1994-Present)syndrome

Genentech
Nutropin
GHD, SS, Turner Syndrome
(June 1994-Dec 2016)

CONSULTATION

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals 2000 – Present
Novo Nordisk 2010 – Present
AbbVie 2013 – Present
Arbor Pharmaceuticals 2016 – Present

PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS
Availabe on full CV

 

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