Expert 12549 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of experience in the field of medicine as a double board certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon and Orthopedist. I treat heel pain both conservatively and surgically and I am familiar with the latest techniques and treatment modalities and surgical treatments for heel pain. I have owned and operated lasers, including CO2 lasers, since mid 1980’s. I have extensive experience with matrixectomies, fungal nails, vaporizing soft tissue, bone procedures, osteomyellitis, warts, and blisters. My experience also includes neuroma, plantar fasciitis, myositis, capsulitis and tendonitis.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Foot and ankle surgery; Foot and ankle surgery; Foot and ankle mechanics/biomechanics; Foot and ankle sport medicine; Foot and ankle wound care – Diabetic; In patient and out patient ethics & protocol.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services: Foot and ankle orthopedic surgery; Sports Medicine; Diabetic Foot care; Dermatology – skin pathology.


Relevant Experiences

I am double board certified in foot and ankle surgery as well as foot and ankle orthopedics. I have been practicing in these areas for almost 40 years.

I am a Fellow in the American Professional Wound Care Association. I treat diabetics for prevention and treatment of foot ulcerations. I am a fellow in the American college of podiatric sports medicine, both specializing in structure and function of the foot and ankle.

I have owned and operated lasers since the mid-1980's.

I am a foot and ankle specialist in foot and ankle surgery and Orthopedic Medicine of the foot and ankle. I am entering my 40th year of private practice in California. I am experienced in the conservative and surgical care of trauma of the foot and ankle.

I am experienced in the care of wounds of the foot and ankle including but not limited to diabetic and wounds caused by the complications of peripheral artery disease, as well as venous insufficiency and pressure lesions.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Bachelor of ArtsBiologyCW Post College
DoctoratePodiatric MedicineCalifornia College of Podiatric Medicine
Bachelor of ScienceBasic Medical SciencesCalifornia College of Podiatric Medicine

Licenses Certifications

California and New York DPM
Board Certified American Board Podiatric Surgery
Board Certified American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
Qualified Medical Examiner

Primary Affiliation

American Podiatric Medical Association



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