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 Expert  726490

Expert in Emergency Medical Practice, Administration and Professional Staffing of Emergency Departments

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is residency-trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, with further credentials in pharmacology and toxicology. He is also Board Certified in Addictions Medicine and served as Medical Director for an inpatient substance dependency treatment program for 18 years. He has served as Medical Director for the Emergency Department at a tertiary referral medical center for over 25 years, simultaneously serving as the Medical Director for the county EMS system. He is the managing partner of Expert's Firm, with decades of expertise in contracted professional physician staffing. He has served as principal investigator in numerous trials devoted to study of biologics applicable to cardiovascular and neurological diseases.

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Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tallahassee, Florida;  Pensacola, Florida;  and Dothan, Alabama.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1979   MD   Medicine   Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine   Summa Cum Laude
1974   B.A.   Chemistry   Emory University   Academic Scholarship Recipient

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1984 to





Managing Partner


He is the executive responsible for management of all operations of this physician staffing company.

1994 to 2009


Bay Medical Center


Division of Hyperbaric Medicine


Medical Director


1984 to 2009


Bay Medical Center


Emergency Medicine


Chairman and Medical Director


Career Accomplishments:

American College of Emergency Physicians, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Florida College of Emergency Physicians, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, American Society of Addictions Medicine, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Bay County (Florida) Medical Society.


Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine (1984-Present); Certified in Addictions Medicine through examination by the American Society of Addictions Medicine (1996); Medical Review Officer of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (Certified 1996); Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (1983); Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (2004-Present).

Professional Appointments

Chairman, Florida College of Emergency Physicians annual CPC competition (2008-2010); Board of Directors, Florida College of Emergency Physicians (2007-Present); Appointed to Reuters International Consulting Group (2007-Present); Appointed Educator to Gerson Lehman Group Council of Advisors (2006-Present); Member, Joint Institutional Review Board of Bay County (2006-Present); Section Affairs Committee appointee, American College of Emergency Physicians (2003-2005); Principal Investigator of ADHERE Registry and ESIS Stroke Study (2000-2006); Member, Medical Advisory Panel, Woodbridge Holdings (1998-Present); Member, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee, Gulf Coast Community College (1998-Present); Member, Practice Issues Committee, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (1998-Present); Joint Bay County Institutional Board (1995-1996); Secretary, Bay County Medical Society (1998); Board of Directors, Florida Chapter, American Heart Association (1987); and many more.


Certificate of Recognition, Florida Medical Association (1999); Physician of the Year, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (1999); Outstanding Service Award, Bays Medical Society (1998); Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1985); Silver Tongued Orator Award, Society of Teachers of Emergency Medicine (1983); Winner of 'Outstanding Lectureship' Competition, Ohio ACEP Scientific Assembly (1983); Lange Medical Publications Scholarship Award (1979); Upjohn Foundation Scholarship Award (1977).

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1979-1982).

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published or co-authored two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals on the subject of Emergency Medicine.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1989 to 1995   Department of Defense   Contracted Staffing of ED for regional Air Force Base   Expert contracted with the D.O.D. to provide physician staffing to the emergency department of the 325th Medical Group hospital at Tyndall Air Force Base.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert served as Principal Investigator for SCRAPE: a double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation of the efficacy of retapamulin 1% ointment applied twice daily for 5 days to infected wounds. The study was sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals.
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:
Expert has served as an expert witness in several hundred cases of alleged medical negligence spanning more than 20 years.
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:
Expert has significant experience in revenue cycle management for emergency department and EMS operations; and in implementation of the electronic medical record platform.

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:

He has delivered scores of professional presentations.


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