Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Work Assessment Family Medicine, Family Medicine, Work Assessment, Insurance Companies, Occupational Injury, Pre Employment Assessments, Work Related Injuries, medical examinations, urgent care
Expert Witness No.2404
Executive Masters of Business Administration,
University of Western Ontario, Canada
Completed June 2007
Masters of Family Medicine (MFamMed.)
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Alberta accredited provider of return to work services, Calgary. 2006 to Present
Providing return to work services including assessing fitness and return to work restrictions.
Performing Independent medical examinations for insurance companies.
Working in the Occupational Injury Service clinic and performing pre-employment assessments, treatment of work related injuries and exposures, liaising with employers and physicians on return to work plans, providing recommendations on work flow processes and development of business relationships with employers.
Reviewed strategy of the return to work unit as a project during the MBA program and made recommendations to management on process flow which resulted in improvement in report turn around time.
Provided leads for physician recruitment to the occupational injury service and return to work services and made recommendations for aligning incentives with operational performance and strategic goals of the unit.
Temporary Locums, 2005 to 2006, Various Positions
Worked in various family practices as a locum in Calgary. Also worked at the South Calgary Urgent Care Centre.
Worked with the rural locum program and as an emergency medical officer in Grand Prairie, Alberta.
Requested to work occasional emergency room shifts at the Lethbridge General Hospital.
Medical Consultant to LifeMark Health Centers, Calgary. Worked in the occupational injury service and return to work unit providing medical status examination services and independent medical examinations.
Locum, Peace Region 2005 Various Locations
Worked as a locum in the Peace Region and with the rural locum program.
Medical consultant to Columbia Health Center, Grande Prairie.
Family Physician, Grande Prairie, Private Practice, 2001 to 2004
Maintained an active solo family practice in the community.
Worked in the emergency department, cared for patients admitted to hospital and delivered babies.
Practiced occupational medicine at the Columbia Rehabilitation Centre in the community performing pre-employment medicals, pre-employment medical examinations and medical status examinations.
Selected to be an associate clinical lecturer in Family Medicine at the University of Alberta (U of A).
Acted as a Preceptor for Family Practice residents in the Rural Family Practice Residency Program of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta. (Grande Prairie practice designated as a site for Family Practice Residents).
Private Family Practice, South Africa, 2000 to 2001
Purchased and operated family practice at the Maseru Bridge Surgery, Riverside Lodge in Ladybrand, South Africa.
Private Family Practice, South Africa, 1999 to 2000
Opened private family practice in Balfour, a rural community in Mpumalanga Province.
Equipped practice with an ultrasound machine, nebuliser and facilities for suturing minor lacerations.
Worked a minimum of 16 hours per week at AG Visser Hospital in Heidelberg providing anesthesia and emergency medicine coverage.
Worked in the accidents and emergency department, managed in and out patient medical and surgical cases and pediatrics.
Administered general anaesthesia and performed operations including caesarean sections and appendectomies
Provided occupational injury services to meat processing plant in Balfour.