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 Expert  726619

Expert in Interventional Cardiology, Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Devices


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Wisconsin (WI)
USA
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Expert graduated from John Hopkins University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine. He completed his fellowships in cardiology and interventionalcardiology and currently works as the Director of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at his afiliated university. He also maintains an active inpatient and outpatient clinical practice specializing in ischemic heart disease and currently serves as chair of a panel within the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. He is Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and an interventional cardiologist at his affiliated university. He does very limited medical legal expert consulting in the area of medical malpractice and device liability. He has experience with start-up medical device development and is currently the chair of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutes Special Emphasis Panel for Small Business Innovation Reseach and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) Programs.

Aside his duties as an interventional cardiologist, he also continues to perform both clinical and basic cardovascular research. His research interests are in translational cardiovascular regenerative medicine, advanced interventional cardiovascular imaging, complex coronary revascularization, percutaneous therapies for structural and valvular heart disease, drug-eluting stent development, cardiovascular gene transfer and percutaneous left ventricular assist devices, Cardiac muscle mechanics, Cellular and molecular mechanisms of contractile failure in dilated cardiomyopathies, Cardiac gene transfer, Vascular smooth muscle proliferation and restenosis, vascular biology, cardiac gene transfer and therapeutic angiogenesis. His clinical research include Percutaneous coronary revascularization, Advanced interventional cardiology techniques, including percutaneous therapies for structural heart disease, valvular heart disease, and percutaneous ventricular assist, and Percutaneous peripheral vascular interventions.

His clinical trials have been on intracoronary -irradiation to prevent restenosis in in-stent restenosis, intracoronary -irradiation to prevent restenosis in de-novo PTCA and stenting, intravenous adenosine as an adjuvant to reperfusion therapy, oral tranilast to prevent in-stent restenosis, Inhibition of atherosclerosis progression with amlodipine, embolization protection filter for saphenous vein graft PCI, device for primary PCI in acute myocardial infarction, saphenous vein graft PCI, PFO closure for cryptogenic stroke, and endomyocardial injections of endothelial progenitor cells for refractory myocardial ischemia. He has over 100 articles and abstract publications based on his clinical trials and research.

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angioplasty

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cardiology

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interventional cardiology

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left ventricular assist device


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  Madison, Wisconsin;  Kenosha, Wisconsin;  Racine, Wisconsin;  Waukesha, Wisconsin;  Oshkosh, Wisconsin;  Janesville, Wisconsin;  Rockford, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  and Dubuque, Iowa.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   MD   Medicine   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2005 to 2009

 

Unversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Chief, Tuchman Professor of Cardiology

 

1999 to 2005

 

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

 

1993 to 1999

 

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Assistant Professor

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology (fellow), American Federation of Clinical Research, Biophysical Society Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention (fellow)

Licenses/Certifications

Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology

Medical licensure in Wisconsin.

Professional Appointments

Governor, Treasurer (past), Councilor (past) of his state's American College of Cardiology chapter, Diplomate, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine, Chair, Ad-hoc Reviewer and Reviewer of NHLBI, Co-chair of the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center, Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Director of Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Director of Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, Director of Oscar Rennebohm Cardiovascular Research Laboratories and (Past) Assistant Chief of Service in the Department of Medicine at two institutions.

Awards/Recognition

The Miles White Biology Prize, The College of Wooster, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Runner-up, UpJohn Young Investigator's Award, International Society for Heart Research

Medical/Professional Internships

Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, 1988, Assistant Chief of Service, Department of Medicine, 1989, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology, 1992, at Johns Hopkins Hospital


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 38 peer-review publications, 47 abstract publications and 2 chapter publications.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role  
2005 to 2006   NIH/NHLBI   Member, Special Emphasis Panel for Small Business  
2007 to 2009   NIH/NHLBI   Chair, Special Emphasis Panel for Small Business  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consulted for a number of venture capital companies, investment companies, and small, medium and large medical device companies in fields related to interventional cardiology
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:
Federal and State Courts (Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio): expert witness, depositions, expert letters
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on plaintiff's claim for cardiac cath complications.
  • "Lathe machine" "expert witness" for consulting on Stent Placement.
  • Cardiology device expert for consulting on Success rate of an LVAD.
  • Expert in expert witness - Criminal Defense Case (Physician Defendant).
  • Expert in ablation cardiology for litigation on possible medical malpractice.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1991 to 1991   Nuremberg, Germany   He attended and presented at the International Symposium of the German Cardiac Society on Ventricular function and pressure-volume analysis and Altered mechanics and energetics in heart failure.

Market Research:
Chair, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Special Emphasis Panel for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Programs

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

Program Committee, American College of Cardiology Innovations in Intervention Meeting, 2006 - present Program Committee, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions 2005 - 2007 Co-Chair, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session 2006 Multiple interventional cardiology fellows training courses


 

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