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 Expert  726774

Expert in Neuroanesthesia, Neuroprotection, Operating Room Operation & Management, Supply Chain Issues

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Illinois (IL)
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Expert is board certified in Anesthesiology. After receiving his M.D. degree from Rush Medical College in 1986, he received his training at Washington University School of Medicine with an internship in general medicine in 1987, resident training in anesthesiology in 1989 and fellowship training in Neuroanesthesiology in 1990. He has served as chairman of the department for 10 years and is currently clinically and administratively active. He is the head of Operating Room Management Committee at his institution and has been administratively active as past chairman of the Finance Committee of Physicians group, VP of Physicians Group, and a member of Quality and Safety committee of the Board of Directors of the Health System at his institution. He is also an expert in neurosurgery, clinical neurosciences and radiology, serving on several committees at various medical schools.

Within the medical and health industry, he is experienced with policy and technology transfer, quality and patient safety issues, operating room performance improvement and academic evaluation for medical students and residents. He has also assessed risk management in medical practices, particularly in surgical practices. He is involved in the process of examining and assessing protocol and research policies and procedures for several clinical research societies. He is also experienced with medical finance issues and matters. He has also worked with several pharmaceutical companies to negotiate price of various products.

He has been and currently still holds several professional appointments including as oral examiner, nominating committee member, question writer for residency and medical exam programs, evaluator for several evaluation committees, and advisory board member for several local, regional and national healthcare and anesthesiology associations.

He has published multiple research papers in his areas of expertise and is currently doing research in neuroprotective measures both in the brain and spinal cord. Other areas of research also include prophylaxis for nausea and vomiting after surgical procedure. His current investigation projects include Morphine and Ondansetron or Ondansetron and Prochlorperazine for Control of Pain, Nausea and Vomiting after Intraabdominal Surgery, Glutamate Concentration in the Red Nucleus After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Microvascular Decompression versus Balloon Microcompression for Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hemifacial Spasm and Geniculate Neuralgia and Chemokine Levels in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid.

Overall, Expert has extensive experience within the medical practice aspect of anesthesiology, neuroscience, neurosurgery, and Neuroanesthesiology. Additionally, as an expert consultant and past and current chairman/director of various committees and associations, he is also knowledgeable with the pharmaceutical aspect, the protocol and procedural aspect, finances, quality assurance and practical assessment aspects as well as the provider aspect of the various fields.




closed-circuit anesthesia


general anesthesia


neuroprotective drug

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1990   Fellowship   Neuroanesthesiology   Washington University, Barnes Hospital  
1989   Residency   Anesthesiology   Washington University School of Medicine  
1986   M.D.   Medicine   Rush Medical College Chicago, Ill.  
1984   Ph.D.   Biochemistry   Loyola University Chicago  
1976   BA   Chemistry/ Biology   Northland College   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to


(Undisclosed University)




Professor and Chairman


Direct operations of the department of a large tiertiary care suburban teaching hospital with 60 residents and a large number of faculty. Oversee research and education in all aspects of the training program. Also direct business operations of the department and hve been instrumental in business operations of the physicains group practice.

1990 to 1991


Washington University barnes Hospiatl




Assitant Professor


Teaching faculty at Washington university Barnes Hospital. Involved in clinical operations of the department.

Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Board of Anesthesiology, ASA-ABA Oral Examiner, Midwest Anesthesiology Residents Conference, Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Association of University Anesthesiologists, North American Skull Base Society, American Medical Foundation, Council of Healthcare Advisors, Society of Academic Anesthesiology, Association of Anesthesiology, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists, and The Academy of Anesthesiology.


Expert is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and as a Diplomate of the National Medical Boards. He is licensed to practice in the state of Missouri and Illinois.

Professional Appointments

His academic appointments include Instructor of Natural Science, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor with Tenure and Professor with Tenure in the Department of Anesthesiology. His professional hospital appointments include Director in the Division of Neuroanesthesia, Director of Clinical Research, Director of Research, Vice-Chairman, Executive Chairman, Chairman at his institution. He also serves as chairman and on the Board of Directors on several committees in at least three different institutions and several different national associations inlcuding Stritch School of Medicine and Loyola University Physicians Foundation. He is an editorial reviewer for numerous medical and scientific journals.


Expert has been awarded the Northern Illinois Affiliate Student Research Award by the American Diabetes Association. He was recognized as First Place Clinical Category Scientific Poster Session at the Midwest Anesthesia Conference in 1992 and First Place Clinical Outcomes Poster Session in 1994, on Who's Who of the National Registry, Who's Who in Medical Sciences, and the Chicago Consumers Checkbook List of Outstanding Physicians. He has been invited to be a member of several honorary societies including Sigma XI Scientific Research Society, American Medical Student Association, Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care, North American Skull Base Society, Chicago Medical Society, Illinois Medical Society, American Medical Association, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, and Association of University Anesthesiologists.

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert did completed his internship in medicine at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in 1987 and his residency in Anesthesiology and his fellowship in Neuroanesthesia at Barnes Hospital in 1990.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 50 peer-review publications, 28 book chapters and other article publications and 103 abstracts on anesthesiology.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Have been involved in expert witness testimony concerning neurosurgical cases involving spinal cord injury, neurophysiologic monitoring, position related injury and nerve death secondary to ischemic related injury.
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Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Have worked with pharmaceutical companies to negotiate price and bundling of product for price relief. Expert panel membership at UHC.


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