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 Expert  724052

Expert in Rheumatology, Osteoporosis, and Pain Management

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Connecticut (CT)
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After obtaining his medical degree and multiple licensures the expert has owned a private practice for over 30 years. His areas of practice are primarily focused in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, and pain management and he is also certified in forensic medicine. Along side his private practice, expert is a member of the teaching staff at both a Medical Center and and prestigious University.

He currently belongs to 11 national societies and is a certified medical investigator for 5 major corporations. He currently holds his pilots license and is certified as a rescue diver and a volunteer Lifeguard Pilot. He has 26 publications on topics such as Rheumatic Diseases; opiods in the management of Chronic Non-Malignant pain; Osteoporosis; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis; and Fibromyalgia.

Aside from those he has written extensively on medical tips for general aviation pilots as well as flight/medical situations and how to deal with emergencies in the air.




arthritis treatment


articular cartilage


bone structure


chronic inflammation








pain management


rheumatoid arthritis




primary care


cartilage disease



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1969   B.A.   Medical   University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT  
1973   M.D.   Medical   College of Virginia. Richmond, VA  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1978 to


(Undisclosed University)





1996 to


(Undisclosed University)


Dept. of Medicine


Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine


1982 to





Attending Physician


1992 to 1994


Yale University, Department of Medicine


Division of Rheumatic Diseases


Visiting Consultant


Career Accomplishments:

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1974.; Associate, American College of Physicians, 1977. ; Member, American Society of Internal Medicine. ; Member, American College of Physicians. ; Member, American College of Rheumatology. ; Member, Credentials Committee, Mattatuck ; Individual ;Practice Association, Inc., 1993. ; Credentials Committee, MedSpan, Inc., June 1995. ; Representative,· Medicare Durable Medical Equipment ; Regional Carrier Advisory Committee (DAC), 1995. ; Member, Spondylitis Association of America. ; Associate of the American Academy of Disability ; Evaluating Physicians, 1993. ; Member, The American College of Forensic Examiners. ;


BCFM (Board Certified Forensic Medicine), 1997. FAADEP (Fellow American Academy of Disability Examining Physicians), 1996. DAAPM (Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management), 1994. ; International Society of Police Surgeons, elected to membership, 1998. ; Certified Clinical. Investigator, Upjohn Corporation. ; Certified Disability Examiner, State of Connecticut. ; State of Connecticut, Physician and Surgeon License #016893. Certified ; Certified Clinical Investigator, Pfizer.; Certified Clinical Investigator, Searle. ; Certified Clinical Investigator, Upjohn.

Professional Appointments

Member, Medical and Scientific Committee, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1989-91. Member, Grant Review Committee, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1989-91. Member, Professional Advisory Council, Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center, 1989. Member, Speakers Bureau, Pfizer Corporation Member, Speakers Bureau, Ciba-Geigy Corporation. Member, Speakers Bureau, Searle Pharmaceuticals. Member, Speakers Bureau, Wyeth-Ayerst.· Chairman, Medical and Scientific Committee, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1991 - 1995. Chairman, Grant Review Committee, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1991 - 1995. Faculty Member, Phase 5, Incorporated Communications. 8 Achievements:

Achievements: Member, Board of Directors, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation. Member, Budget and Finance Committee, Connecticut Chapter, Arthritis Foundation. Member, American Pain Society. Founder and Director, Department of Rheumatology, Waterbury Hospital, 1978-90. Member, American Academy of Pain Medicine. Member, Executive Committee, Arthritis Foundation. Member, Board of Directors, Easter Seals. Bank of Boston CT, Board of Advisors, 1991 - present. Joint Advisory Board Member, Bank of Boston CT, February 1993 - present. Physician Advisory Committee, CIGNA Health Care of Connecticut, September 1994 to January 1996. "Partners in Pain", Speaker's Program,Purdue Frederick, Inc. (aspeaking program for those specializing in pain management and the use of narcotic analgesics). Advisory Council on Primary Care Pain Curriculum, Janssen Pharmaceutical Phase 5 Communications, 1999.


Early college entrant, 1965. Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1968. Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1968. Dean's List, University of Connecticut. 2

Professional: Forensic Credentials: AMA Physician's Recognition Award 1980, 1/93 to present. Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation, CT Chapter, in recognition of the furtherance of education and research in arthritis, 1992 Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation, CT Chapter, in recognition of the furtherance of education and research in arthritis, 1995.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert had 26 professional publications

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