Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Physical Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Traumatic Burn Injury, Amputation, Orthopedics, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Device, Slip and Fall, Chronic Pain, Long Term Care/Nursing Homes, Walking and Working Surfaces, Ready to Work/Return to Work, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Ergonomics, Medical Malpractice, Medical Records Review, Medical Cost Projection, Certified Life Care Planner

Medical legal consultant and expert witness with 25 years of clinical leadership experience and acute, rehabilitation and concierge medicine expertise. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for forensic analysis as well as for creating medical cost projections and life care plans. Dynamic history of contributing directly to case strategy and case development throughout my career. Professional focal points include medical diagnostics, orthopedic, neurological and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, pain management, catastrophic case management, defense medical exam and functional capacity evaluation. Delivers superior administrational expertise and utilization of effective communication skills, negotiation skills, medical acumen and resource management to support efficiency and maximum returns.

CORE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Demonstrated excellence in direct patient care, research, and teaching at the doctoral level. Cultivated a thriving concierge-style practice serving the diverse needs of individuals, medical groups, and hospitals.
Expert in Catastrophic Case Management including both domestic and foreign patients.
Recognized as an industry leader, top performing healthcare entrepreneur and consultant to medical practices, medical device companies, law firms and insurance companies.
Part of a network of premier providers delivering cutting edge solutions and best practices for care.
Trusted and respected brand professional in a world of high net-worth individuals, CEO’s and business leaders.
A reputation for impeccable service and consummate discretion, affording relationships with some of the most influential and elite researchers and doctors in the United States.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – Current Medical Legal Consultant and Expert Witness Self Employed
2002 – Current Comprehensive Health Management and Care Self Employed in Private Practice
1999 – 2002 Director of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation USC University Hospital
1996 – 2002 Acute Care Physical Therapist II USC University Hospital
1996 – 2002 Faculty Professor USC University Hospital

EDUCATION

2020
International Spine and Pain Institute Doctor of Physical Therapy
Louisville, KY
2019
International Spine and Pain Institute
Louisville, KY
Therapeutic Pain Specialty
2018
FIG Institute
Hendersonville, NC
Certified Life Care Planner
2018
Occupro
Kenosha, WI
Functional Capacity Evaluator, Industrial Ergonomics Return to Work, Work Hardening, Work Conditioning
2011
Institute of Integrative Medicine
Nutrition and Holistic Health Care Certification
New York City, NY

1996
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Master of Science, Biokinesiology New York City, NY

1993
University of California at Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Santa Barbara, CA

MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine International Academy of Life Care Planners
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

 

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