Geriatrics Expert Witness WA 524096


Expertise Description

My expertise is in geriatric medicine with more than a decade in the field. My areas of focus include institutional negligence, personal injury, geriatrics, geriatrician, adult day health, memory care, home care, mental health, senior care, and internal medicine. I have provided deposition and consultations for over 5 years as a geriatric medicine expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Relevant Experiences

I am a practicing geriatrician and clinical instructor in gerontology and geriatric medicine with the University of Washington. I have geriatric and long term care expertise, having both clinical expertise and medical directorship experience of an adult day health agency and skilled nursing facility. I provide care for patients in a variety of settings – nursing home, assisted living, adult family home, as well as in the inpatient hospital setting. I have a clinical interest in falls and fall prevention, and also have worked extensively as a clinician and consultant regarding pressure ulcers, dementia, weight loss, infectious complications, functional decline, fractures, etc.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
M.D. University of Washington School of Medicine – Seattle WA
B.S. Biology Pacific Lutheran University – Tacoma WA

Licenses Certifications

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine Subspecialty

Licensure:
State of Washington Physician License

Awards & Affiliation

American Geriatrics Society
American College of Physicians

Primary Affiliation

American Geriatrics Society



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