Pediatric Hospitalist Genetics Genomics Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Pediatric Hospitalist, Medical Genetics, Genomics, Newborn Care, Genetics

Current Position

Fellow, Medical Genetics and Genomics
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Education

1991-1995 Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York-Health Science Center of Brooklyn, New York

1983-1991 Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, University of California-Los Angeles

1988-1991 Yeshiva University of Los Angeles

1986-1988 Darche Noam-David Shappel College of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel

Post Doctoral Training

2018-present
Fellowship in Medical Genetics and Genomics
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1998-1999
Chief Resident-Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York

1995-1999
Internship and Residency-Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York

Hospital Appointments

2014-2018
Associate Chairman-Department of Pediatrics
Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health

2005-2018
Director-Pediatric Third-Year Medical Student Clerkship
Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health

2003-2018
Director-Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health

2003-2018
Director-Performance Improvement, Department of Pediatrics
Staten Island University Hospital-Northwell Health

2001-2008
Associate Program Director-Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York

Professional Experience

2000-2001
Private Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist-Inpatient Care Management. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

1999-2000
Associate/Hospitalist-Private practice of Ralph K. Messo, DO. Staten Island, New York.

Academic Appointments

2015-present
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Hempstead, New York

2001-present
Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
State University of New York-Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

Board Certification and Licensure

2005-present
Diplomate, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians

1999-2009
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

1999-present
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics

1999-present
New York State Medical License #205196

Membership

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Fellow, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians

Society of Hospital Medicine

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

American Society of Human Genetics

European Society of Human Genetics

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Committees

September 28th, 2018
Salla Treatment and Research Foundation (STAR) Think Tank,Participant

2016-2018
Nursery Collaborative Work Group

2015-2018
Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Committee

2015-2018
MAP/IT Humanistic Practice Group

2015-2018
Pediatric Clinical Guideline Committee

2014-2018
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Service Line

2014-2018
Clinical Competency Committee-Department of Pediatrics

2012-2018
Undergraduate Medical Education Committee

2012-2018
Pediatric Research and Scholarship Committee

2010-2018
Perinatal Performance Improvement Committee

2003-2018
Hospitalwide Performance Improvement Committee Group

2003-2018
Ambulatory Performance Improvement Committee Group

Editorial Work

Reviewer, Journal of Ophthalmic Pathology

Reviewer, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A

Reviewer, Pediatric Research and Neonatal Care

Reviewer, MOREHIp

Reviewer, Journal of Saudi Ophthalmology

Reviewer, Japanese Clinical Medicine

Reviewer, Pediatric Urology Case Reports

Reviewer, BMJ Case Reports

Reviewer, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Rheumatology

Reviewer, Laryngoscope

Awards

2018
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education

2017-2018
Teaching Attending of the Year—Department of Pediatrics

Special Qualifications

1997-2015
Pediatric Team Leader-Healing the Children/Operation Smile (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Ethiopia)

1997-2018
Genetics/Special Case Clinic in collaboration with Dr. Henry Ostos Alfonso, Director of Genomics Laboratory, Universidad Surcolombia

Groups