Pediatrician Emergency Medicine Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Pediatric Board Certified Pediatrician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Advanced Cardiac Pediatric Life Support, Pediatrician Animal Bite Treatment, Pediatrician, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Animal Attacks,

Expert Witness No.956



1970-73, B.A. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
1973-77, M.D. University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
1977-80, Resident in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1980-82, Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1993-95, George Washington University, Program in Public Health, Selected courses, Washington, D.C.

Academic Appointments

1980-82, Instructor in Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1982-88, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1988-1996, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

1996-present, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
A Private University in Washington

Professional Registrations, Licenses, and Certifications


1979, Pennsylvania Medical License (inactive)
1988, District of Columbia Medical License


1982, American Board of Pediatrics
1988, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1988, Advanced Trauma Life Support
1989, Pediatric Advanced Life Support – Instructor
1996, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics


1992-93, Golden Apple Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine Department

2002, Star of Life Award, State of Maryland Emergency Medical Services

Administrative Duties


1982-88, Assistant Physician / Associate Physician
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1985-8, Utilization Review Physician Advisor
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1987-88, Director, Medical Clinics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1988- 2001, Associate Director for Research
Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
Children’s National Medical Center

1988-present, Quality Assurance Committee Member
Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
A Private Medical Center

1991-93, Code Blue Committee – Chairman
Children’s National Medical Center

1992-2001, Institutional Review Board
Children’s National Medical Center

1984-85, Attending Physician
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1985-87, Coordinator for Surveillance and Epidemiology
Philadelphia Injury Prevention Program
Centers for Disease Control and
Philadelphia Department of Health

1988-89, District of Columbia "Safe Kids" Coalition

2000-2001, Director, Clinical Research Roundtable
Institute of Medicine, The National Academies

Consultant Appointments

1983-1988, Reviewer, Clinical Pediatrics

1984-1988, Reviewer, American Journal of Emergency Medicine

1985-86, Associate Editor, E-Journal: Pediatrics

1986-1988, Consultant, Pennsylvania Blue Cross and Blue Shield             

1986-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

1991, Consultant, U.S. Department of Defense. Development of quality assurance guidelines for pediatric emergencies.

Grants Awarded or Pending

Available upon request

Publications and Presentations

Available upon request