Critical Care Surgery Expert 526955 MO

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Critical Care Medicine with expertise in Cardiothoracic surgery, trauma, burns, sepsis, shock, peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, surgical infections, surgical complications, ecmo, ventricular assist devices, transplantation, surgical ethics, pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis, pediatric cardiac surgery, and pediatric critical care. I have over provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 40 years as a critical care surgery expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Professional Experiences

My training is in general and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery initially. For over 25 years, I was in practice as an academic pediatric and adult cardiothoracic surgeon. I have been involved in expert witness cases in many areas and feel very comfortable in the most ICU, surgical, trauma, cardiac, and vascular problems.

Relevant Experiences

I have been a cardiac surgeon for many years and also presently and for many years taking care of patients with this problem in the icu. I am involved in clinical practice at Washington University in St Louis and practice clinically half time.


Degree Subject institution
M.D. Washington University School of Medicine – St. Louis MO
B.A. Biology and Chemistry Lindenwold College – St. Charles MO

Licenses Certifications

Diplomate American Board of Medical Examiners
License State of Missouri
Diplomate – American Board of Surgery
License State of Illinois
Certification – Surgical Critical Care

Awards & Affiliation

American Association of Thoracic Surgeons
Association of Academic Surgeons
American College of Cardiology
American College of Surgeons
Society of Heart Transplantation

Primary Affiliation

American Association of Thoracic Surgeons