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 Expert  108112

Expert in Chronic Respiratory Disease

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISEASES; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISEASE THERAPY; ALLERGEN. Expert has over 25 years of experience as a clinical allergist specializing in chronic respiratory diseases. He is adept at the use of allergens, histamines and methacholine to document the triggers of upper and lower airway disease and evaluate therapeutic interventions. He is also well versed with numerous parameters of assessment. These include clinical scores, pulmonary function tests with spirometry after exercise, antigens, EKGs, sinus imaging, and psychometrics.

He has performed research and development of new and improved pharmacologic agents. These have included drug delivery systems, antihistamines, decongestants, cromolyn, anticholinergic agents, corticosteroids, and antibiotics. He is familiar with diagnostic modalities including challenge (provocation) systems, cytology, spirometry, and rhinomanometry.

ALLERGY AND ASTHMA PHARMACOLOGY; COLD PHARMACOLOGY; ANTIHISTAMINE. Expert has served as a clinical investigator in phases I through IV for the development of pharmacologic agents, including antihistamines, decongestants, cromolyn, corticosteroids, bronchodilators such as beta agonists, theophylline, anticholinergics, antileukotrienes, anti-PAF agents, and antibiotics.

NASAL CYTOLOGY; NASAL DRUG DELIVERY. Expert is an expert at obtaining, staining, evaluating, and interpreting specimens from the nasal epithelium to determine the cause of respiratory symptoms in order to direct the appropriate therapy. He is experienced at evaluating cells and mediators such as histamine, tryptase, and eosinophil cationic protein. In addition, Expert is an expert in nasal drug delivery, and is very knowledgeable regarding nasal physiology and pathophysiology.




allergen sensitization


allergy medication


allergy pharmacology






cold pharmacology


drying agent


nasal cytology


nasal drug delivery


nasal spray


nasal steroid


respiratory disease


respiratory therapy


pulmonary function test


chronic respiratory disease

Show Only Primary Areas of Expert Consulting

Secondary Expertise
agonistic drug, allergy, antibiotic, beclomethasone dipropionate, biological breathing, bronchitis, bronchodilator, bronchodilator drug, chronic disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, common cold, corticosteroid, cromolyn sodium, cytology, drug, drug delivery, eosinophil, expectorant drug, histamine, immunoglobulin E, immunology, inhaler, leukotriene, lung disease, medical research, mucolytic drug, mucous membrane, mucus, nasal decongestant drug, nasopharyngeal secretion, pathophysiology, pediatric immunology, pediatric pharmacology, pediatric pulmonology, pediatrics, pharmacology, pharyngitis, respiratory care, respiratory disease therapy, respiratory system, sinusitis, spirometry, sulfite-induced asthma, theophylline, viral pneumonia

Basic Expertise
agent, allergenicity, antigen, beta-lactam antibiotic, bronchopneumonia, combination, disease, egg hypersensitivity, electrocardiogram, epithelium, erythromycin, food allergy, imaging, laryngitis, macrolide antibiotic, parameter, penicillin, physiology, pneumonia, propionate, protein, respiratory tract infection, sore throat treatment, specimen, spray, staining, test procedure, therapy, training
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Year   Degree   Institution  
1964   MD   Jefferson Medical College  
1960   BA   University of Pennsylvania  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1987 to





Faculty for Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program


1979 to


Expert's Firm


Division of Allergy & Immunology




1971 to


Expert's Firm




Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (Master Allergist), and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Professional Appointments

He is past president of the Joint Council of Allergy and Immunology and a member of the American Medical Association and the Association for the Care of Asthma. He is currently on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Rhinology and the American Journal of Asthma & Allergy for Pediatricians. He serves as Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy. He also served on the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee for the FDA.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology  
 - Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology  
 - Annals of Allergy  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on clinical trial involving asthma biofeedback device.
  • Clinical pharmacologist who evaluated antihistamines.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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