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 Expert  726678

Expert in General Surgery, Rural Healthcare; Patient Safety and Medical Malpractice

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 30 years of experience as a general surgeon in Colorado. He is Board Certified in Surgery with additional qualification in Surgical Critical Care. He practices in both an urban Trauma Center and a rural critical access facility, providing a wide range of surgical services, including a significant endoscopy practice. He has also served as a Director of Copic Insurance Company since 1997. Copic is a leading provider of physician professional liability coverage and has been an innovator in the area of patient safety.

abdominal surgery




critical care surgery


hernia surgery




trauma evaluation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Pueblo, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  and Longmont, Colorado.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1975   MD   Surgery   Northwestern University Medical School  
1971   AB   Biochemistry   Harvard University   cum laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to







Provides Trauma and Urgent Surgical services for inpatients at a Level 1 trauma center in Denver, Colorado. Also the practice administrator.

2000 to








Provides surgical services to a rural population in eastern Colorado

1981 to





Surgeon and President


Provides general surgery services in serveral practice situations

Career Accomplishments:

American College of Surgeons; Society for Critical Care Medicine, AMA, Colorado Medical Society


MD, ACLS; ATLS, SEC registration(inactive)

Professional Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado; Director, Copic Insurance Company; Medical Advisory Board for 9 Health Fair; Associate Trauma Director, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood,Colorado;

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency in Surgery, University of Colorado, 1975-81

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2001 to 2007   Colorado Dept Health/Environment   Trauma System Examiner   He served as a site evaluation surgeon for Level III and Level IV Trauma Centers in Colorado

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consulted with research firms regarding vacuum assisted wound care therapies, market assessment and targeting for new technologies
  • He has assisted in support of physicians in licensing and credentialing actions.
  • He has served as a client evaluation consultant for the Colorado Physician Education Program on several occasions.
  • He has consulted with a client regarding scope of medical specialty and specialty characteristics of a medical practice.
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:
15 years as director of a professional liability firm including monthly claims assessment meetings.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in CPT Code.
  • Expert for consulting on Insurance Lawsuit.
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:
I practice in a variety of clinical and organizational situations with varying needs and resources. I have also been involved in major patient safety initiatives in Colorado

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:
Other Skills and Services

Good communication skills with patients and clients to make my clinical work more effective and improve the value of a consulting engagement


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