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 Expert  726532

Expert in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Medicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Tennessee (TN)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a specialist in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Medicine. His expertise extends to multiple areas of liver disease including viral hepatitis from a variety of infectious agents including A, B and C; autoimmune liver disease, Wilson disease and hereditary hemochromatosis, alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency as well as alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. He is the director of liver transplantation at a major university and is involved in making decisions regarding the management of patients with advanced-stage liver disease (i.e. cirrhosis and liver failure) before and after liver transplantation. This includes the use of immunosuppressant medications to maintain liver allograft function after transplantation surgery. He is trained and Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. He is a professor of medicine and performs clinical research in the areas of viral hepatitis, renal dysfunction in the setting of liver disease (i.e. hepatorenal syndrome), encephalopathy and nutritional disorders associated with cirrhosis.

alcoholic liver disease




hepatitis A


hepatitis B


hepatitis C


hepatitis C virus




liver cirrhosis


non-A, non-B hepatitis


transplant hepatology


viral hepatitis


Wilson's disease


alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Nashville, Tennessee;  Clarksville, Tennessee;  Murfreesboro, Tennessee;  Huntsville, Alabama;  and Decatur, Alabama.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   MD   Medicine   University of Illinois College of Medicine  
1977   BS   Biology   University of Illinois  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to


(Undisclosed University)




Medical Director of Liver Transplantation


He has a supervisory role over the liver transplant program and hepatology services.

Career Accomplishments:




Professional Appointments

Professor of Medicine

Medical/Professional Internships

Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 92 publications, 7 book chapters and 144 abstracts to his name.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on in liver disease clinical trial test methods.
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:
He has been involved as an expert witness with local and state court cases, depositions and general information to attorneys exploring cases.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in transplant hepatology for consulting on med mal case.
  • Expert witness in residual effects of hepatitis C for litigation case.
  • Expert on Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency for wrongful death case.
  • Liver transplant expert witness for consulting on hepatocellular carcinoma death due to delayed diagnosis.
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:
He has insight into the developement of new medications and devices for patients with liver disease.

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 been involved in training seminars for graduate studies and advanced trainees in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has developed relationships with mutliple companies involved in the development of medications in the field of Hepatology both as a research participant and consultant.


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