Podiatry Board Certified Foot Ankle Surgery Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Podiatry Board Certified Foot Ankle Surgery, Podiatry, Board Certified Foot Ankle Surgery, Podiatry Podiatrist Local Anesthesia Of The Foot Ankle, Ankle Arthroscopy, Reconstructive Foot Ankle Surgery, Workers Compensation Foot Ankle, Laser Surgery Foot Ankle, Certified Wound Care Foot Ankle, Infections Diabetic Foot Care, Clubfoot,

Expert Witness No.1166


9/69 – 6/73 College, B.A. with Honors Biology and Literature Dean’s List City College of the City University of New York

9/73 – 6/77 Post Graduate B.Sc. with Honors Pharmacy Rho Chi, Dean’s List St. Johns University

9/78 – 6/82 Professional D.P.M. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Pi Mu Delta Honor Society New York College of Podiatric Medicine


Northlake Community Hospital Chicago, Illinois

West Haven V.A. Medical Center West Haven, Connecticut

Peninsula General Hospital Long Island, New York

Foot Clinics of New York New York, N.Y

Post Doctoral

Residency Foot and General Surgery, General Medicine.

West Haven V.A. Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut.

A Yale-New Haven Medical Center Teaching Hospital St. Raphael’s Medical Center – Clinical Campus, Yale Medical School

Atlanta Doctors Hospital Course in Injuries and Surgery of the Foot and Leg Collagen Workshop with Certification

CO ² Laser Surgery Course with Certification

Small Joint Arthroscopy with Certification

Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Course with Certification

Holmium Ho:YAG Laser and Arthroscopy Course with Certification

Pulsed Dye Laser “yellow laser” Course with Certification

9/98 Johnson and Johnson, Medical, Inc. Wound Care Seminar

8/98 Curative Technologies Wound Care Course with Certification

1999 Wound Care Course – Johnson and Johnson Medical, Inc.

1999 Certified Wound Specialist – American Academy of Wound Management


Texas - 1982 to Present

Connecticut, good standing – inactive

New York, good standing – inactive

1986-88 Director, Residency Education, Doctors Hospital

1985-Present Attending Staff, Harris County Residency Program

1985-92 Residency Committee, Doctors Hospital Residency Committee, Harris County Residency Program

1983-86 Assistant Instructor, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

1983-85 Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Citizens Hospital

1989-1995 Reviewer, Joint Residency Review Commission – American Board of Podiatric Surgery – Council on Podiatric Medical Education

1990 - Present Chairman, Podiatry Section, Memorial Hospital Southwest Member, Medical Executive Committee, Memorial Hospital Southwest Member, Operating Room Committee, Memorial Hospital Southwest

QA Reviewer, Section of Podiatry, Memorial Hospital Southwest

1989-90 Secretary, Harris County Podiatric Medical Society

1990-91 Treasurer, Harris County Podiatric Medical Society

1991-92 Vice President, Harris County. Podiatric Medical Society

1992 President, Harris County Podiatric Medical Society

1989-90 Member, Nominating Committee, Texas Podiatric Medical Association TPMA

1990-92 Member, Insurance Committee, TPMA

1990-92 Regional Director, Texas Podiatric Medical Association-Board of Directors Member, Editorial Board-Memorial Hospital Southwest Physicians Newsletter  “Phorum”

1990-92 Member, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Medical Advisory Board

1990-99 Utilization Reviewer, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Foot Service Combined Orthopedic and Podiatric Foot Service

Attending, Memorial-Hermann Hospital System Wound Care Center Member, Advisory Board, Johnson and Johnson Diabetic Foot Wound Panel

Advisory Board, Doak Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Hospital Affiliations

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital

Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest

Memorial Hermann Hospital Northwest

Memorial Hermann Hospital (2002 went to inactive status)

The Methodist Hospital - Medical Center

The Methodist Hospital - Sugar Land Medical Center
Society Memberships

Harris County Podiatric Medical Society 1983 – 92, 1999 - Present

Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1983 – 92, 1999 - Present

American Podiatric Medical Association 1983 – 92, 1999 - Present

Texas Podiatry PAC (Houston Chairman, 1984 – 86

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Foot and Ankle Section

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review - Diplomate

American Academy of Wound Management - Board Certification, Wound Care

American Society for Wound Management

American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians - Board Certified
Honors and Awards

Pi Mu Delta, National Honor Society

Diplomate, National Board of Podiatry Examiners

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Foot and Ankle Section
Teaching Experience

1983-86 Clinical Assistant Instructor, University of Osteopathic Medicine – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

1977-79 Mount Sinai Medical Center New York City-Clinical Pharmacist – Diabetes Section of the Department of Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Drug Specialist

1976-78 Booth Memorial Medical Center:  Clinical Pharmacist, TPN, Hyperalimentation, Pediatric and Oncology Pharmacy

Harris County Podiatric Residency Program, Lecturer and Attending Surgeon

Harris County Foundation Podiatric Residency, Lecturer and Attending Surgeon
Doctors Hospital Residency Program, Attending Surgeon

1990-Present Volunteer Faculty, University of Texas Medical School-Family Practice Residency Program
Speaking Engagements

Available upon request


Selected as Claims Examiner by OUM Continental Insurance Company to review malpractice cases
Claims examiner for Lyndsey and Newsom, Adjustors

1990-95 Consultant for PICA Podiatry Insurance Company of America

July 1994-July 1999 State Bar of Texas – Grievance Panel District 4C9

1995-Present Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners – Licensure Examiner

1996-1999 Disciplinary Committee, State Bar of Texas

Hospital Committees

Medical Executive Committee

Operating Room Committee

Chairman, Podiatry Section, Department of Surgery

Member, Outpatient Task Force on Ambulatory Services

Member, University of Texas Family Practice Residency Committee Evaluation Team

1995-2000 MTAG Memorial Hospital System Therapeutic Advisory Group Member

2/98-Present Chairman, Steering Committee for Podiatry Network, HealthNet Providers, Inc.
Ex-officio member, Credentials Committee

1995-2000 MTEC Memorial Hermann Hospital System - Medical Therapeutic Executive Committee Chairman, HealthNet Providers Podiatry Subcommittee

2000-Present Memorial HealthNet Providers:  Anesthesia/Pain formulary subcommittee

1994-96 Medical Executive Committee

1994-96 Operating Room Committee

1994-96 Chairman, Podiatry Section

1995 Nominating Committee

1998-1999 Member, Performance Improvement Committee Ad Hoc Committee, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement

1994-2001Quality Assurance Reviewer, Combined Orthopedic and Podiatric Foot Service
Ad Hoc Committee, Delineation of Privileges, Foot Services

Ad Hoc Committee, Quality Assurance Guidelines Committee for Clinical Pathways for Surgery:  Podiatric and Orthopedic Surgery Combined Foot Service

Aetna - US Healthcare Member Quality Management and Physicians Review Committee