Expertise DescriptionI have 40 years experience as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive expertise in Burn Injuries (Acute and Reconstructive). My reconstructive areas of consultation includes: burns, breast reconstruction, breast reduction mammaplasty, soft tissue reconstruction, scar revision, pressure and bedsores, wound scar management, burn surgery, hand surgery, carpal tunnel, laser surgery, skin cancer, tissue expansion, flaps and general reconstruction. My cosmetic areas of consultation includes: abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), breast enlargement (augmentation mammaplasty), breast lift, chemical peel, dermabrasion, facelift, facial implants, botox, liposuction, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), and general cosmetic surgery. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony. I have extensive experience with wound care issues and I have testified many times about similar matters. I also have extensive experience in flap reconstruction, hyperbaric oxygen, and wound VAC therapy since I worked for 17 years at our local burn center dealing with solitary cases.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Burn Impurities; Plastic Surgery; Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery; Scars, Lasers, Injectables, and Fillers; Breast Reconstruction.
My consulting services include Personal Injury, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, and Criminal Cases.
I have been involved in transgender surgery, breast augmentation, symmastia cases, implant failure and re-implantation, and have experience with fat transfers.
I have testified in numerous scalding burn injury cases.
|Plastic Surgery Residency||UCLA Med Center|
|Board Certified in Plastic Surgery|
|American Burn Association (Member)|
Awards & Affiliation
|Grossman Burn Center|
|UCLA Med Center|
American Burn Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases