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 Expert  724706

Expert in Otolaryngology: Surgery & Management; Medical Device and Software Design- Lasers & Robotics


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New York (NY)
USA
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Expert, MD is currently Director of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders at North Shore University Hospital, a component of the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is also a Director and Founder of the Laboratory of Laryngeal Electrophysiology Clinical Testing. He is an assistant professor of Otorhinolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. He also has been appointed as a scientific investigator in the Feinstein Institute of Medical Research. His research interests include the innovation of devices for use in otolaryngology, including the use of lasers and robotics. Throughout his academic career, he has been involved with the development of software and hardware for the research, evaluation and management of clinical disorders.

Expert's practice includes the management of diseases of the ear, nose and throat; surgical treatment of sinus/ rhinologic disease, voice disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea; head and neck cancers; facial trauma/reconstruction. He has become certified as a Diplomate of the Board of Otolaryngology, admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, Fellow of the American Association of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). He is also an active member of the Medical Devices and Drugs committee of the AAO-HNS. He has published in several medical journals, as well as IEEE, and articles for Emedicine. Prior to this, he was an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook University Medical Center and the affiliated Veterans Administration Medical Center in Northport, New York, from 2004 through 2007.

Expert received a degree in electrical engineering from M.I.T. and his medical doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, a general surgery internship at the University of California, Irvine, and then came to New York City to train in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at New York-Presbyterian, where he completed his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery in 2004.

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clinical medicine

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ear disease

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ear protection

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otolaryngology

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neck dissection

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nose disease

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ear surgery

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robotic surgery


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Localities:
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;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1994   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   MIT   Eta Kappa Nu
1998   MD   Medicine   Univ of California, San Francisco  
2004   Board Certification   Otolaryngology   Columbia & Cornell University Medical Schools  
1999   Post-Doctoral Fellow   Medical device and software development   Harvard Medical School/Keck Foundation   Keck Foundation Scholar

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Otolaryngology

 

Faculty

 


2004 to 2007

 

SUNY - Stony Brook

 

Surgery

 

Faculty

 


1994 to 1994

 

Hologic Inc., Waltham, MA.

 


 

Research Associate

 

Developed software to quantify equipment precision and compare modes of operation. Analyzed human vertebrae using Hologic software.

1992 to 1994

 

Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA.

 

Orthopaedics

 

Researcher

 

Developed software/hardware to quantify the improvement in reaction-time and balance in the elderly through exercise and to measure the effects of fall prevention.

1991 to 1993

 

M.I.T. Center for Biomedical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

 

Biomedical Engineering

 

Researcher

 

Devised computer software models in C language to simulate antigen-antibody agglutination processes.

1990 to 1991

 

M.I.T. Mechanical Eng. Dept., Cambridge, MA.

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Researcher

 

Installed/tested temperature controllers, measured film reflectance at cryogenic temperatures & processed spectroscopic data to assess the radiative properties of superconducting thin films.

1995 to 1998

 

U.C.S.F. Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

 

Nuclear Cardiology

 

Research Associate

 

Developed software to attempt to correct for attenuation in SPECT cardiac imaging in order to more accurately identify perfusion abnormalities.

1998 to 1999

 

Keck Foundation Neural Prosthesis Research Center - Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (M.E.E.I.)/ Ha

 

Otolaryngology

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow

 

Developing prosthetic and helping to design surgically-implantable devices to aid patients with balance disorders.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Appointed Member Medical Devices and Drugs Committee of AAO-HNS. American Medical Association American Association of Otolaryngologic Allergy American Association of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Medical Society of the State of New York / Suffolk County Medical Society

Licenses/Certifications

For Medicine and Surgery in New York State and California. Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology 6/1/05-6/30/15.

Professional Appointments

Assistant Prof. in Dept of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders; Long Island Jewish Medical Center-North Shore University Hospital/Albert Einstein School of Medicine; '07-Present. Faculty Investigator. Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; '07-'08. Assistant Professor in Dept of Surgery, Div. of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery.State University of New York at Stony Brook & aff. Northport V.A. Medical Center; '04-'07. Ambulatory Surgery Center Quality Assurance/Investigation Committee Otolaryngology Reviewer.

Awards/Recognition

AMA Physician's Recognition Award in CME. New York Presbyterian Certificate of Recognition. Elected Eta Kappa Nu Engineering Honor Society Fellow and Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society Member. Keck Foundation Neural Prosthesis Research Fellowship. UCSF Dean's Research Fellowship. Mass Commonwealth Scholar. Bank of Boston Scholar. National Merit Scholar. Stratus Computer Scholar. Microelectronics Center Science Competition Award. US Navy Science Competition Award. R.P.I. Medal, Bausch & Lomb Science Award. Xerox Corporation Award. US Dept of Energy Honors Scholarship Award.

Medical/Professional Internships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dept. of Surgery, NY. Rotating Fellow in Head/Neck Surgery. U.C. Irvine Dept. of Surgery, Orange, CA. General Surgery Internship. Keck Foundation Neural Prosthesis Research Center - Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (M.E.E.I.)/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. U.C.S.F. Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, San Francisco, CA. Hologic Inc., Waltham, MA. Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA. M.I.T. Center for Biomedical Engineering, Cambridge, MA. M.I.T. Mechanical Eng. Dept., Cambridge, MA. Raytheon Co., Northboro, MA.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Several publications regarding the ear, throat and mouth.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - E-Medicine  
 - E-medicine Consumer Health  
 - Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery  
 - The Journal of Nuclear Medicine  
 - Journal of Nuclear Cardiology  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2004 to 2007   Veterans Administration   Otorhinolaryngologist Surgeon   He evaluated, treated, and managed inpatient and outpatients at a V.A. medical center.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
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  • Expert in Radiation Oncology for medical malpractice case involving intensity-modulated radiation therapy machine (“IMRT”) and standard of practice for dosage calculations, planning, dosimetry.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Spanish  
Konkani  

Market Research:
Unique experience in both medicine and engineering, including evaluating and managing patients medically and surgically, as well as, the development of medical devices and software design.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Several seminars and training sessions presented to doctors' associations and organizations.

Other Skills and Services

Unique experience in both medicine and engineering, including evaluating and managing patients medically and surgically, as well as, the development of medical devices and software design.


 

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