Rheumatology And Allergy Expert 142953 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Rheumatology / Allergy and Clinical Immunology. I also specialize in internal medicine. My expertise includes environmental health, including food, safety, mold, and allergens. My clinical interests also consist of autoimmunity and nutrition / immunity. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology and Allergy); Clinical Associate, Immunology; Clinical Pharmacology Research

Relevant Experiences

I am a rheumatologist. I edited the very first Textbook on Pediatric Rheumatology, and I also frequently prescribe Levoquin and am familiar with its indications and potential side effects.

I have caffeine cases in the past. Caffeine is a cousin of theophylline and wisely used in asthma.

I have published on dietary regulations and the FDA including dietary supplements. I have been a defense expert in several dietary supplement suits. I have been an adviser to the NIH office of dietary supplements as well.

I have been active in cell sorting, cellular immunotherapy, phenotyping and molecular biology for 25 plus years. I am a member of the American Association of Immunologists. I have published on stem cells and I have done patent cases before. I am editor in Chief of the Journal of Autoimmunity.


A.B.Syracuse University Syracuse New York
M.D.MedicineStanford University Stanford CA
M.S.Astronomy and AstrophysicsCentre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing
MACRRheumatologyAmerican College of Rheumatology

Licenses Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
subspecialty of Rheumatology
American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Licensed in CA

Awards & Affiliation

Distinguished Medal: Japanese Society of Hepatology
Best Doctors in America
Congress on Mucosal Immunity
Research Career Development Award (NIAID)
Joan Oettinger Memorial Award

Primary Affiliation

American Association of Physicians

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases