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 Expert  724025

Expert in Orthopaedic Surgery. Spine, Trauma, and Reconstructive Surgery. Independent Medical Evaluation.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Expert received his undergraduate degree from Juniata College and then earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree while attending Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Expert completed his internship while at Letterman Army Medical Center and then completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He has also completed a fellowship in trauma as well as training in spine surgery.




Expert has both practiced and taught Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been published over 30 times on topics including hip arthoplasty, spinal fusion, tibial fractures, knee arthoplasties, idiopathic scoliosis, and treatment of osteoporosis, among others. Expert served in the Army Special Forces as a surgeon where he received numerous awards and decorations. He is an expert in Orthopaedic Surgery, Trauma, Spine, and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Personal Injury. Expert is also in the field of Independent Medical Evaluation.

reconstructive surgery


spine surgery






spine injury


failed back surgery

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Disorders of the Spine: Trauma, Degenerative Conditions,...
Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery, Bone and Joint Medicine, Spine Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1985   B.S.   Biochemistry   Juniata College  
1984       University of Edinburgh, Scotland  
1989   M.D.   Medicine   Hahnemann University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

2003 to




Director of Spine Surgery


2003 to


(Undisclosed University)


Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


2002 to


(Undisclosed University)


Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon




(Undisclosed University)


Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon




(Undisclosed University)


Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon


Career Accomplishments:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons North American Spine Society Arbeitsgetneindshaft fur Osteosynthesefragen (AO) Alumni Association Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Life Member Christian Medical and Dental Society


Licensure: California

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board Certified


MILITARY AWARDS AND DECORATIONS Army Commendation Medals (4) Joint Meritorious Unit Award National Defense Service Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal Army Service Ribbon Flight Surgeon Badge Parachutist Badge Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service

Medical/Professional Internships

POSTGRADUATE: Spine Surgery, SpineCare Medical Group, Daly City, CA, February AO Trauma Fellowship, Kantonspital Chur, Switzerland, July - September Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Letterman Army Medical Center, Presidio of SF, CA Transitional Internship

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 30 presentations and publications on orthopaedic surgery as well as spine, trauma, and reconstructive surgery.

Government Experience:
Agency   Role  
United States Army   Surgeon  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in motor vehicle accidents for consulting on damages requiring spinal fusion.
  • Orthopedic spine expert witness for consulting on medical malpractice case.
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