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Expert in Occupational Medicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 30 years experience in hands-on clinical evaluation, treatment and management of occupational diseases and injuries of workers. He is Board-Certified in both Occupational Medicine and Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He has consulted extensively with employers, attorneys and insurance companies as an Independent Medical Examiner. Expert has reviewed worker's compensation cases for several national retailers, advising attorneys to settle or to go to hearing based on the medical evidence.

PLEASE NOTE: Expert is not a "hired gun" and does not take every case offered. Cases must be reviewed before being accepted. Expert does not do courtroom expert testimony. He has worked for both plaintiff and defense, but prefers defense.


impairment evaluation


injury assessment


occupational disease


occupational epidemiology


occupational health


workers' compensation


duty fitness


workplace injury


occupational medicine

Expert is a certified Medical Review Officer and also has 30 years experience as a DOT Commercial Driver Medical Examiner. He has consulted extensively with the transportation industry regarding medical problems in Commercial Drivers. Several national transportation companies are in contact with him regularly for advice on day-to-day fitness for their drivers.

DOT natural-gas-operator drug testing regulation


Department of Transportation drug testing regulation


illegal drug


drug testing statute

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Virginia Beach, Virginia;  Norfolk, Virginia;  Chesapeake, Virginia;  Richmond, Virginia;  Newport News, Virginia;  Hampton, Virginia;  Portsmouth, Virginia;  Lynchburg, Virginia;  Suffolk, Virginia;  and Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1977   MD   Medicine   University of Florida   Top 20% of the class
1993   MPH   Occupational Medicine   Medical College of Wisconsin  
1974   BS cum laude   Biology   Florida State University   cum laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to




President and Medical Director


Overall management and patient care for a full-service, comprehensive Occupational Medicine clinic, one of the largest in central Virginia.Certified Medical Review Officer for client companies. Consultant for client companies in Toxicology, ergonomics, epidemiology and OSHA compliance.

Career Accomplishments:

Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP) / Fellow, American College of Preventive Medicine (FACPM) / Fellow, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (FAADEP) / Fellow, American College of Occupational and Environmental Physicians (FACOEM)


Unrestricted Virginia License to practice Medicine and Surgery / Licensed Private Pilot

Professional Appointments

Associate Clinical Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University / Designated Aviation Medical Examiner by the FAA / Member, RF Safety Committee, ARRL


Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine / Board Certified, American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine

Medical/Professional Internships

Medical Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1977-80

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert reviews pending litigation cases for client companies, advising based on the medical evidence, whether a case might have merit or not. He specializes in "punching holes" in the other side's case and suggesting avenues of attack. This has resulted in several opposing parties simply dropping their cases.
  • Expert serves as a professional resource for a large manufacturer, to help them decide which workers comp claims appear genuine and which are medically bogus.
  • Expert has performed walk through inspections of area companies, suggesting ways in which safety might be improved and chance of OSHA citation might be reduced.
  • Expert assisted a client company address allegations of high incidence of wrist injury, and helped design a custom tool for the employees to mitigate the problem
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:
Experience with reviewing worker's compensation cases heard at the state worker's compensation board, both for plaintiff and for defense. Offering opinion as to whether the case has merit. I do not do courtroom testimony or hearings.
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:
Other Skills and Services

Certified Breath Alcohol Trainer / Certified Breath Alcohol Technician / Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2009


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