Over two decades experience in academic and clinical pediatrics. General pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency medicine, Outpatient and Primary Care Pediatrics; Pediatric Trauma;
Expert has identified the following as a detailed list of expertise, specialties and interests in the medical field of pediatrics which he has spent many years developing through private and academic center practice:
Recognition of signs and symptoms;
Appropriate diagnostic testing;
Proper interpretation of laboratory and radiologic findings;
Response to abnormal vital signs;
Medical management of pediatric patients.
Expert has identified the following specific areas of extended professional expertise:
Pediatric Infectious Diseases (including but not limited to - Management of Febrile Infants and Children, Sepsis, Meningitis, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Complications of varicella, Urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis);
Respiratory Illness (including but not limited to - Respiratory distress, Asthma, Bronchiolitis, Croup); Pediatric Resuscitation;
Pediatric Trauma (including but not limited to - Major multisystem trauma, Orthopedic injury and fracture, Animal, Wound Managment, Penetrating trauma, Eye, Child abuse);
Neurologic Issues (including but not limited to - Closed head injury, Seizures, CNS Events, VP Shunt failure);
Gastrointestinal (including but not limited to - Gastroenteritis and dehydration, Vomiting, Intussusception, Appendicitis, Abdominal mass, GI obstruction, Reye Syndrome);
Hematologic (Sickle Cell Disease, Anemia, ITP, Presentation of Leukemia, Tumors);
Cardiac (Arrhythmias, Congenital heart disease, Endocarditis.)
Former Director of Clinical Research for academic department.
Conducted clinical trials.
Member of Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Editor of National Library of Medicine's Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Worked with complex biomedical vocabularies to merge into one large medical thesaurus
Have conducted medical research for twenty years:
Randomized clinical trials; Retrospective studies; Evaluation of new diagnostics; Evaluation of new therapies; Epidemiologic studies of childhood diseases; Epidemiology of infection; Behavioral interventions.