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 Expert  724864

Expert in Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Arrhythmiad, Congestive Heart Failure, Internal Med, Lipids

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

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

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an expert in solo cardiology and internal medicine. He has his own practice with 25 years experience in clinical, pharmacologic, medical legal consulting. Ten years experience in medical clinical trials.

He is an active expert for consulting, medical legal, and workers comp in all fields of general cardiology. He speaks for seven different drug companies and is currently on two large pharmaceutical national advisory panels for cardiology and diabetic drugs. He routinely advises pharmaceutical DMs, RMs, and VPs of sales.

His three most recent consultancies are as follows:

Novartis: A multicenter, randomized, double blind, parallel design trial to evaluate the blood pressure lowering efficacy comparing moderate versus aggressive treatment regimen of Exforge in patients un controlled on ARB monotherapy. CVAA489AUS02.

2008: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of SCH 530348 in Addition to Standard of Care in Subjects With History of Atherosclerotic Disease: Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Ischemic Events (TRA2 P – TIMI 50).

2008: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group, Phase3 Efficacy and Safety Study of CGT-2168 Compared with Clopidogrel to Reduce Upper Gastrointestinal Events Including Bleeding and Symptomatic Ulcer Disease Protocol CG104.




cardiovascular diagnostics


cardiovascular pharmacology




clinical pharmacology




internal medicine


medical diagnostic imaging


medical diagnostics






acute renal failure


antihypertensive drug


arterial compliance


arterial hypertension


cardiac arrhythmia


cardiac valve disease


clinical diagnostics


clinical medicine


clinical protocol


clinical research


clinical study


clinical toxicology


clinical trial


clinical trial documents generation


congestive heart failure




heart disease





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.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1973   MD   Medicine   UCLA  
1969   BA   Economics   University of California Berkeley  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1979 to 2008


Expert, MD




Career Accomplishments:

Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 1991. Physicians Recognition Award AMA, 1983. Physicians Recognition Award, AMA, 1987. Physicians Recognition Award, AMA, 1992. Physicians Recognition Award, AMA, 1998. San Francisco Medical Society, 1979-Present. San Francisco Heart Association, 1979-Present. San Francisco Heart Association Speakers Bureau, 1979-1986. Medical Advisor Stonestown YMCA,(S.F.) 1979-1982. Board of Directors Stonestown YMCA,(S.F.) 1979-1981. Bay Area Heart Research Award, 1972-1973. Mt. Zion Hospital – Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation, 1985 – 1987. Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, 1981 – present.

Israel Heart to Heart Organization, 1990 – Present. California Medical Association, 1979 – Present. American College of Cardiology, California Chapter, 1995 – Present. California Society of Industrial Medicine 1981 – Present.



Publications and Patents Summary

Co-authored or authored 10 medical papers, one scientific presentation at national conference, etc.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Echo Ultrasound Experience:1995 – Present Echo Interpretations at California Pacific, Mt. Zion, Ralph K. Davies and St. Mary's, San Francisco, CA.1986 – 2000 Ultrascan (Mobile Ultrasound) San Francisco, CA.1981 – 1983 MEDS, (Mobile Ultrasound and Interpretation) San Francisco, CA.
  • Workers Comp—State of California AME/QME since 1985-present.Primary experience was AME prior to 2005 reform act.Equal evaluation experience between applicants and defense.MPN Treatment- Liberty Mutual, Health First. Other networks pending.
  • Asbestosis experience.Family law experience. Product/pharmaceutical issues.
  • Novartis-Diovan:Protocol CVAL 489US13 (Quality of life trial in hypertension QOLITY Study). (Phase 4).
  • AstraZeneca:Efficacy and Safety Study of the Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitor H 376/95 Compared with Dose-Adjusted Warfarin (Coumadin®) in the Prevention of Stroke and Systemic Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (SPORTIF V) (Phase 3)
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Multiple experiences in trial exposure for both plaintiff and defense. Multiple requests to provide outside consultation for cases and for chat-case review. Malpractice, asbestosis, medical product liability, divorce . State court, rare federal court cases.

Over 1000 evaluations for workers comp as AME, QME for California

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.

Market Research:
Advisor for national pharmaceutical companies for cholesterol and diabetes drugs. Speakers programs for eight pharmaceutical companies. Phase 3 and 4 clinical research for 10 years. Advisor to national contract research organization for clinical research trials.

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:

American Association of Clinical Research Professionals--Seattle 2006

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Multiple seminars given for regional pharmaceutical meetings for sales rep enhanced performance

Other Skills and Services

Twenty years giving focus group insight, internet insight for pharma market research. He works very closely with Lucid Systems, a market research company, using neurometrics to help marketing approaches companies in many arenas besides medicine.


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