Expertise DescriptionI have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Medicine with expertise in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. My educational background brings together multiple graduate degrees in clinical medicine, basic science, epidemiology, biostatistics and law. By the time I began my Residency Training in Internal Medicine, I had completed a Master Degree in Cell Biology (MS), Master Degree in Public Health (MPH) and Doctorate in Medicine (MD). I have performed a significant amount of research in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and have successfully publishing multiple papers on the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disease, including a distinguished Medical Progress Review on this subject. I have focused experience on Colonoscopy, Advanced Endoscopy, Liver and Pancreatic Disease. I have helped develop a Center for Pancreatic Disease at a medical school; performed basic science research in a laboratory focused on Acute Pancreatitis in Rat/Mice models; and published dozens of peer reviewed papers, chapters and abstracts on research topics in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis. As Division Chief and Director of Medical Education and Research, I have been responsible for the medical education of dozens of fellows in gastroenterology, medical residents and medical students. Under my leadership, we have maintained an active Clinical Research Program, publishing over 200 abstracts, papers, books, and book chapters. While maintaining a busy clinical practice, I have also served on committees for Gastroenterology. I am recognized as one of the top experts in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes cases of medical malpractice, perforation, pancreatitis, drug side effects, clinical trials, and informed consent.
My consulting experience includes drug monitoring, health policy, fraud and abuse, anti-trust in healthcare, and employment law.
My masters in Public Health is in biostatistics and I am an expert in the treatment of C diff.
|M.D.||The George Washington University Medical Center|
|M.P.H.||The George Washington University Medical Center|
|M.S.||Cell Biochemistry||The George Washington University|
|B.S.||Zoology||The George Washington University|
|Medical Licensure: NY|
|Entered into the NY State Bar|