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 Expert  721929

Expert in Product Approval and GMP Compliance to Medical Device Regulations

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
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As compliance officer with the CDRH's Office of Compliance, expert was responsible for evaluating results of foreign and domestic inspections conducted by the agency based on current Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations. His experience with the FDA has given him a broad regulatory background with expertise in product approval and GMP compliance to medical device regulations.

Expertise in the preparation of applications, device approval process and compliance to FDA's quality system regulations.


Current Good Manufacturing Practice


Good Manufacturing Practice

Expert moved from scientific reviewer of medical device applications to Assistant Director of Standards Enforcement with responsibility for evaluating the conformance of devices to voluntary standards and to product specifications. As scientific reviewer of device applications for 10 years, he has had experience with the review and approval of premarket notifications (510(k)s), premarket approval applications (PMAs) and investigational device exemptions (IDEs) of surgical devices, orthopedic implants and a variety of cross-specialty devices. He has experiences with surgical devices and implants in the Division of Surgical, Rehabilitative and Orthopedic Devices. He has assisted manufacturers in the design of laboratory and clinical studies for submissions. He has also prepared and presented summaries of safety and effectiveness for FDA at advisory panel meetings.

FDA medical device regulation


Food and Drug Administration regulation


medical device registration

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1980   M.S.   Management Science   Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD  
1971   M.S.   Bioengineering   Polytechnic Institute of New York, Brooklyn, NY  
1965   B.S.   Aerospace Engineering   Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to


Expert's Firm



Senior Consultant


Expert is involved in a full range of consultant activities. His specializes in FDA device regulatory activities.

1993 to 1994


Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA)


OBGyn and Gastro-urology Branch, Office of Compliance, CDRH


Compliance Officer


He was responsible for the review of the manufacturing section of PMA's, inspection reports of manufacturers' compliance to good manufacturing practice regulations, classifying recalls and providing guidance to FDA field staff on preproduction design and validation methods.

1989 to 1993


CDRH, Office of Compliance & Surveillance


Division of Standards Enforcement


Assistant Director


Expert was responsible for managing the program to assess the conformance of medical devices to pre-market approval applications and notifications, both nationally and internationally.

1988 to 1989


FDA and Pan American Health Organization



FDA Midlevel Management Associate


Expert was on special assignments to the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, D.C., and the FDA district offices and test labs.

1981 to 1988


Food and Drug Administration


Office of Device Evaluation, CDRH


Senior Biomedical Engineer


He was the Senior Scientific reviewer of devices before they are introduced into the market.

1976 to 1981


Department of Defense


Defense Medical Standards Board


Chief of Technical Services


He was responsible for the review and approval of military specifications and standards used in the purchase of medical equipment for DOD hospitals and supply system.

1973 to 1976


U.S. Army


Army Medical Bioengineering R&D Laboratory


Project Engineer


Expert designed, developed, and tested rehabilitative, medical and hospital equipment for Army field hospitals. He directed the work of draftsmen and machine shop technicians.

1969 to 1970


Dynamics Corp


Reeves Instrument Division




He developed digital/analog computer models for aircraft engine components. He also developed and tested the computer software and electromechanical components of flight performance and radar systems.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert has been a Certified Member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society since 1992 and a member of the Society of Professional Engineers since 1975. He is also a Member of the Volunteers in Technical Assistance (World Help Organization); the American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee of Urological Devices; and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.


He is a registered Professional Engineer in Maryland.

Medical/Professional Internships

From 1972-1972, he received a Presidential Internship to the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, Pensacola, FL. As a Bioengineering Intern, he used his temporary one-year appointment to provide research and engineering support to the Cardiovascular Research unit, which evaluated the cardiovascular physiology of naval Aviators.

Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of over 10 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - JDiNov, EMarch, Ctylka, Journal of Clinical Engineering  
 - Biomedical Instruments & Technology  
 - Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry  
 - Pan American Health Organization  
 - Food and Drug Administration  

Government Experience:
Agency   Role   Description
Food and Drug Adminstration   Various   Expert spent 15 years with the FDA.

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