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Expert in Healthcare Consulting: Strategic Planning, Product Development, and Product Launch

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Massachusetts (MA)
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Expert has been providing expert strategic and operational advisory services to healthcare investors and development stage healthcare companies for nearly 10 years. He has been involved in direct healthcare management for over 15 years, and has been practicing medicine since 1984. Expert is the Principal and Founder of Expert's Firm, a firm focused on delivery of expert medical affairs services and support to companies and investors in medical technology, life sciences, and healthcare services.

Expert served as Executive Vice President and Medical Director for Access CardioSystems, a medical device company in Concord, Massachusetts. At Access CardioSystems, he was responsible for all initial regulatory activities, implementation of the initial sales and marketing launch and ongoing sales and marketing support, business strategy development, investor relations, clinical network establishment, and clinical research. In addition, he lead the initial development of the company's international distribution network.

Expert is a member of the Board of Directors of Excorp Medical in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is an Advisory Consultant to Aethlon Capital, a private equity investment group based in Minneapolis. He has served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of an Internet-based medical records management and benefits management company, and was the Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of a publicly traded company that developed technology for bedside or point-of-care laboratory testing.

Expert is also a former Regional Vice President of Medical Affairs for a national physician management company and a former department chair of emergency medicine. In these roles, he was responsible for the operation of profitable emergency department practices with over $30 million in revenue. He has also worked as a consultant in the development of medical practice guidelines.

Expert received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Cornell University and his Medical Degree with Honors from the Cornell University Medical College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council, the American Heart Association, and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. In addition, he has been a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society and the American College of Physician Executives. He has made many media appearances, including a regular interview segment on the CBS television affiliate in Boston.


biomedical device


clinical medicine


medical device


medical expert system


medical instrument


medical product


medical science


medical technology


preclinical research


strategic market planning


emergency medical service


health care

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1983   M.D.   Medicine   Cornell University   Alpha Omega Alpha
1979   B.A.   Biology   Cornell University   Cum Laude; Graduated with Distinction

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to




Prinicpal and Founder


Expert is a consultant in medical affairs and strategic planning for medical technology and services companies.

2000 to 2004


Access CardioSystems


Executive Vice President and Medical Director


He was responsible for clinical affairs; clinical study design implementation; clinical leader network development; product design and development; sales and marketing; strategic planning; and was an FDA liaison.

1992 to 1997


Spectrum Healthcare Services


V.P. Medical Affairs


Expert was responsible for management and clinical affairs of 12 emergency departments in New England; he was also responsible for business development in the region.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council, Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, National Association of Medical Communicators, American College of Physician Executives, American College of Emergency Physicians, Massachusetts Medical Society, Medical Director, Port Chester-Rye Ambulance Corps, and Westchester County EMS Council Board of Trustees.


He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, 1989, 1997; Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1987, 1996; Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984; and a Licensed Doctor of Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1992.

Professional Appointments

Expert is Principal and Founder, Expert's Firm, LLC, Concord, Massachusetts; Director, ExCorp Medical, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and consultant, newsletter editor, and faculty member, Medical Consultants Network, Inc., Englewood, Colorado. He serves on the Advisory Board of Quantech, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is an Advisory Consultant, for Aethlon Capital, LLC, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the Practice Guideline Consultant and Editor, Institute for Healthcare Quality - Health Risk Management, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Expert is a Medical Contributor, New 4 New England (WBZ-TV), Boston, Massachusetts. He is Chairman of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board for MediVault - Emergency Medical Systems, Inc., Fort Lee, New Jersey. He is a Guideline Consultant and Editor, Health Payment Review, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Risk Management Consultant and Case Reviewer, Spectrum Emergency Care, St. Louis, Missouri.

Medical/Professional Internships

He did his Residency in Emergency Medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. His Internship was in Internal Medicine at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, New York.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Journal of Emergency Medicine  
 - Journal of the American College of Cardiology  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert can speak, read, and write French with moderate proficiency.
Spanish   He can speak some medical Spanish.


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