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 Expert  726696

Expert in Adult and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

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New York (NY)
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Expert is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a specialty in pediatrics. She received her MD from Dartmouth Medical School in 1984 and completed her internship in pediatrics and resident training in physical medicine and rehabilitation in New York in 1988. She has over twenty years of experience in adult and pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation. Her experience include holding several academic and professional appointments including her current position as a Deputy Medical Director and Residency Program Director at her affiliated medical center in Brooklyn, NY, where she designs residency training programs in adult and pediatric rehabilitation.

Her current clinical responsibilities include diagnosing and treating patients in rehabilitation clinics and equipment clinics as well as providing consultation on a variety of physical medicine problems especially tone management, speech delay, scoliosis, orthosis, wound management and chronic pain. Her teaching responsibilities include supervising and teaching rehabilitation medicine residents during rotations on inpatient wards and clinics as well as providing didactic lectures to physiatrist residents on cerebral palsy, development, neonate examination, school age child examination, spinal cord injury, torticollis, traumatic brain injury, hypotonia diagnosis, juvenile rheumatoid disease, treating limb-deficient child, spasticity management, meningomyelocoele, neonatal reflexes and selective dorsal rhizotomy.

She has been pediatric physiatrist at her private practice firm as well as at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center where she was responsible for designing therapy programs, orthotics and durable medical equipment for 136 children in the skilled nursing facility. She is also skilled in insurance appeals as she has worked in that industry since 1998 and also does malpractice cases in NY and Philadelphia.


pediatric rehabilitation


physical medicine and rehabilitation

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1984   MD   Medicine   Dartmouth Medical School  
1979   M.A.   Cell Biology & Biochemistry   Temple University  
1977   B.A.   Biology   Bryn Mawr College   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to




Rehabilitation Medicine


Deputy Medical Director/Residency Program Director


Expert is the deputy medical director and residency program director of rehabilitation medicine; her direct responsibility is with the residency training program in adult and pediatric rehabilitation medicine

1990 to 2007


Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers


Rehabilitation Medicine


Attending Physician


Expert was the attending in charge of pediatric rehabilitation medicine in the department of rehabilitation medicine - she consulted three times a week at the Seton Pediatric Center as the physiatrist to 136 children

1988 to 1990


Childrens Specialized Hospital


Rehabilitation Medicine




She was the physiatrist in a free-standing pediatric rehabilitation hospital responsible for the care of medically fragile children during their rehabilitation - including therapy, orthotics and durable medical equipment. She also commuted to clinics in New Jersey to service outpatients.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert belongs to the following professional organizations: AAPMR, AACPDM, AAP and the Association of Academic Physiatrists


Expert is licensed as a physician in NY State.

Professional Appointments

Expert currently works as a Deputy Medical Director and the Residency Program Director

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert completed an internship in pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital (Cornell)in 1985 and then did a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation in the Einstein/Montefiore/Jacobi Combined Program from 1985 to 1988.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Journal of Perinatology  
 - Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has consulting experience at the Seton Pediatric Center as the physiatrist to 136 children.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Manufacturer of durable medical equipment expert for consulting on Start-up company looking for DME certification.
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:
She has experience in litigation consulting and as an expert witness in NY and Philadelphia both in depositions and in federal/state court for plaintiffs and defendents.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

As a residency program director, her main focus is on education - to that end, she lectures on multiple subjects in rehabilitation medicine during the academic year.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

She works with specific durable medical equipment vendors and orthotic /prosthetic vendors daily - using only specific vendors whom she trusts to provide the best products for her patients. She has found them after patient careful search via word of mouth within the industry.


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