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 Expert  726810

Expert in Internal Medicine, Medical Director at HMO, Medical Director at Nursing Home


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified in Internal Medicine with a special interest in managed care. He received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1974 and completed his internship in internal medicine and resident training in internal medicine at Emory in 1977. He currently runs an active practice in internal medicine with an understanding of endothelial dysfunction as represented in atherosclerosis, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. He has an interest in geriatrics and as such is a medical director at a nursing home and on staff at 3 others.

In managed care has been a medical director and consultant at a major HMO for 10 years with involvement in prior orthorization, quality assurance policies and procedures, retro reviews, formulary, medication (in medical and pharmacy context) reviews, and disease management, provider relations, recruitment and credentialing.

In administration, he has served as Director of Internal Medicine at a Residents Clinic running the residency program, training and supervising residents in the Department of internal medicine. He is involved in several committees involving utilization review, pharmacy and therapeutic, medical quality assurance, outpatient services, quality protection, clinical improvement and performance, and medical records.

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elder care

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health care management

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health care quality assurance

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HMO

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internal medicine

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long term care

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managed care

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medical reimbursement


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Columbus, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   MD   Medicine   Albert Einstein College of Medicine  
1971   BS   Chemistry   City University of New York  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1978 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Internal medicine practice

 

Owner and MD

 

He runs an active medical practice providing managed care consultation and medical services in internal medicine.

1998 to 2009

 

Wellpoint

 

Blue Cross of GA

 

Medical Director - part time

 

He was a medical director with responsibilites in quality assurance, prior and retro approvals, and disease management.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Medical Association, American College of Physician, American Society of Internal Medicine

Licenses/Certifications

Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine; medical license to practice in Georgia

Professional Appointments

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Clinical Instructor and Assistant Clinical Professor at two different medical colleges.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS: Medical Director of a regional HMO, Director of Internal Medicine of a Resident Clinic, Associate Director of the Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program, Medical Director at several nursing homes in GA, and Chairman of several pharmacy and therapeutics committees.

Awards/Recognition

Physicians Recognition Award of the American Medical Association ( 10 times) and Preceptor of the Year, Internal Medicine Departmental Medical Center (3 times)

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency and internship in Internal Medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals and Georgia, completed in 1977


Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been an expert witness in medical mal practice cases including those involving nursing homes and in-patient care in the area of internal medicine.
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