Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years of experience in the Medical field with specialty in Cardiothoracic Surgery. My extensive experience includes thoracic surgery, and preservation of donor lungs for lung transplantation and heart and lung transplantation. I have used video-assisted techniques for thoracic surgery. I also have had experience with living-donor lung transplantation, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, cardiac valvular disease, surgical therapy and staging of lung cancer, endovascular thoracic aortic surgery, and percutaneous aortic valve replacement. I do business development and clinical program building. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My professional experience includes such teaching positions as Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, and Clinical Instructor in Surgery. I also have experience as Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery and a Thoracic Oncology Program, as well as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
|B.A.||Biology||The Colorado College|
|M.D.||Medicine||University of Colorado School of Medicine|
|M.M.M.||Medical Management||USC Marshall School of Business|
|Medical Licensure- California|
Awards & Affiliation
|Los Angeles Surgical Society|
|American College of Surgeons Oncology Group|
|International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation|
|International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery|
|Society of Thoracic Surgeons|
Los Angeles Surgical Society
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases