Podiatric Surgery Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Board Certified in Foot Ankle Surgery, Clubfoot Surgery, Lateral Flatfoot Surgery,Soft Tissue Masses,Extensor Hallucis Tendon, Podiatry,Diabetic Foot care, Ulcers, Hammer toes, bunions, Tendonitis, Ingrown Nails, Warts, Bone Spurs, Neuroma, Infections, Fractures of foot ankle, Athletes Foot, Tumors, cysts lumps, Orthotics

Curriculum Vitae

Presently in private practice since 7/1/82

1st year 7/1/80 to 6/30/81
2nd year (Chief Resident of the rotating residents) 7/1/81 to 6/30/82
New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Foot Clinics of NY and Affiliated Hospitals, 1800 Park Ave, NY, NY 10035. Chairman:  R. Giorgini, DPM

NY College of Podiatric Medicine 9/76 to 6/80 Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree
St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ  9/72 to 5/76 Bachelor of Science - Biology
Bayonne High School, Bayonne, NJ 9/68 to 6/72 Diploma

Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery 8/9/86

Residency training included rotations through:
North General - Joint Disease Hospital, NYC
Peninsula Hospital Center, Far Rockaway, NY
St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY
Gouverneur Hospital, NYC
Jewish Memorial Hospital, NYC
Judson Clinic, NYC
Prospect Hospital, Bronx, NY
NY Infirmary - Beekman Downtown Hospital, NYC
Mother Cabrini Medical Center - Stuyvesant Poly-Clinic, NYC
Martin Luther King Health Center and Rikers Island Prison, Bronx, NY
Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


NYCPM Junior Surgery Class:
-Plastic Surgery - Soft Tissue Masses 2/17/82
(Lectures cont’d)
-Lateral Flatfoot Surgery 3/31/82
-Clubfoot Surgery 3/10/82 and 2/23/83
-Grand Rounds, North General Hospital, 9/4/82 and 3/26/82
-Residents Lecture: Prophylactic Antibiosis and Heparinization 3/20/82
-Brooklyn Podiatry Society:  Soft Tissue Masses 5/3/82
-Jewish Memorial Hospital:  Zimmer Electrical Bone Stimulation 10/12/82
-Meadowlands Hospital:  Skin Coverage 11/90
-Many local civic groups on general podiatry topics
-2 semesters at the Rutherford Adult School - general foot care
-Health South Physical Therapists - Hallux limitus 8/05 & Heel pain 9/06 - athletic trainers
-Kipnis - heel pain 6/20/07

Active Staff Member:

Private University Medical Center, Attending, Department of Podiatry 12/97 to present.  Residency liaison to the University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark 2002
Private Surgery Center 3/07 to present


-American Podiatric Medical Association - NJ Podiatric Medical Society & Northern Division 1982 to present
-Health & Wellness Committee - Rutherford Senior Center 3/05 to present.
-Healing the children - gratis treatment for foreign patients
-NJ State Board of Medical Examiners expert panel
-HUMC Podiatry Department  Representative to Molly Foundation for Diabetes 2003 to 2007
-Rutherford High School Mentor Program - Pre-med. Student observation
-Peer review committee for the journals: Wound Care and OR nurse 2009
-Editor Medpedia Project - Medical Encyclopedia 2/09

Former Staff Member:

-South Bergen Hospital, Hasbrouck Hts., NJ, 7/82 till closure 1986.  Utilization review committee for one year.
-St. Mary’s Hospital, Hoboken, NJ 1982 resigned, no admissions.
-Bergen Pines County Hospital, Paramus, NJ (now Bergen Regional Medical Center) 7/89 to 12/93 resigned, minimal admissions.
-Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus, NJ 7/82 to 7/96 resigned, minimal admissions.  Utilization review committee for two years.
-St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic, NJ 1986 to 2000, Chief of Podiatry 12/93 to 9/96 resigned
I no longer wanted to participate in clinic and committees. Executive committee member 1994 to 1996 appointed thru the surgery department.
-PBI Regional Medical Center @Passaic, NJ 12/92 to 3/05, temporary acting chief of Podiatry 2/85 to 6/85, resigned minimal admissions

Former Member:

-Managed Care Task Force, NJ Podiatric Medical Society 1996
-Operative and other Invasive Procedures committee St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic 1993 to 1/00.  Chairperson 1/97 to 1/00. Vice-Chairperson 1995 to 1997
-American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow, 10/86 to 3/03. I resigned when dues continued to rise and I saw no benefit.
¬-Hackensack University Medical Center By-Laws & 10 year plan committees

Former Volunteer:

-March of Dimes Walkathon 1976, 7, 8; 1981, 1993
-NYC Floating Hospital during podiatric medical school
-First Aider NYC Marathon during podiatric medical school
-Podiatric Screenings of various local town residents, hospitals and businesses and a 5K run over the years.
-Podiatry clinic @ St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic 4 times a year

Upon Request

Continuing Education:
Yearly I receive 50 credits and maintain my CPR certification.