Perinatal And Neonatal Expert 20729 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years in the field of Pediatrics with expertise in in neonatology and perinatal medicine. My clinical interests and expertise include respiratory failure of the newborn; persistent pulmonary hypertension and ECMO; pediatric issues; antibiotics treatment; standard of care in relation to the treatment of antibiotics, including Ceclor; potential complication resulting from the use of pediatric prescription drugs, such as Stephens Johnsons Syndrome. My research interests include cardiopulmonary adaptation of critically ill neonates, neonatal care, and infants, as well as outcomes research and quality of care benchmarking. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes research in epidemiology of neonatal diseases and outcomes, as well as being principal investigator and co-investigator of numerous research projects, including congenital diaphragmatic hernia in California.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes an academic appointment as Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, as well as having been Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics.  


M.D.University of Southern California
B.S.PsychobiologyUniversity of Southern California

Licenses Certifications

California Licensure
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certification
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Awards & Affiliation

Victor E. Stork Award for continued excellence and future promise in the care of children
Winner for Merle Carson Lectures
Morris and Mary Press Humanism Award

Primary Affiliation

American Medical Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases