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 Expert  726831

Expert in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Accreditation of Outpatient Health Care Facilities


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert used to have a solo private practice, services for which included all aspects of medical and surgical otolaryngology, adult and pediatric audiology, neuro-otologic testing, hearing aid dispensing, and facial rejuvenation with injectables, chemical peels, and surgery. Expert managed human resources including hiring, promotion, termination, pension plan, health insurance, payroll, job descriptions, maintaining and disseminating knowledge of applicable employment law and job safety requirements, and delegation of job training and supervision of employees. He also managed practice finances including direct posting of surgical charges, supervision of posting of office based services, filing of insurance claims, collections and accounts receivable management. Directly responsible for accounts payable, employee payroll, payment of payroll taxes, and production of quarterly and yearly payroll and financial reports for the practice's accountant. • Negotiated contracts with 12 payors. Contract negotiation with MD-IPA resulted in a 10% increase in reimbursement for the PPO product and 5% for the HMO product • Planned, leased, and executed construction of new office in 1996 including an in office ambulatory surgery center capable of providing general anesthesia • Obtained Medicare certification, a Maryland state ambulatory surgery center license, and AAAHC-accreditation for the ambulatory surgery center (The Aesthetic Facial Surgery Center of Rockville, Ltd) • Obtained contracts for the ambulatory surgery center with BCBSNCA, and MD-IPA, as well as with Medicare • Evaluated and adopted business management software automating all business activities in the office; reviewed, but did not adopt commercial EMR; created own online medical record system for the facial plastic surgery practice • Marketed the practice using practice brochures, meetings with referring physicians, mailings, publicists, four appearances on television news programs, TV, radio, and print media advertising • Held leadership positions as Chief of ENT at Holy Cross and Shady Grove Adventist hospitals with responsibility for specialty credentialing, peer review, recommendations for acquisition of technology for the operating room, and review of potential disciplinary issues • Extensively participated in peer review and quality improvement activities as a member of the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Surgical Audit committee for 10 years, the credentials committee for one year, the Montgomery County Medical Society's Peer Review Committee for 3 years, and performed independent review for the Delmarva Foundation, the Medical Chirurgical Society of Maryland, and Medical Mutual Insurance (the malpractice carrier) • Served as defendant's expert witness in a civil (non-malpractice) suit, and consulted with several law firms on issues of merit, disability claims, and physician discipline • Taught otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Otolaryngology residency as an Assistant Clinical Professor
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blepharoplasty

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cervicoplasty

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chemexfoliation

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deafness

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dermabrasion

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ear

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ear disease

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ear protection

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ear surgery

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eyelid

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facial plastic surgery

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hearing loss

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liposuction

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medical credentialing

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myringoplasty

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nasal decongestant drug

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oculoplastic surgery

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ossicular replacement

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otitis media

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otolaryngology

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pharyngitis

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rhinoplasty

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rhytidoplasty

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scar tissue

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sinus

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sinus infection

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sinus surgery

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sinusitis

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surgery

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tissue grafting

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tonsillectomy

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tonsillitis

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tracheostomy

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tracheotomy

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tympanoplasty

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tympanostomy


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2009   MMM   Medical Management   Carnegie Mellon University  
1974   MD   Medicine   Tufts University School of Medicine  
1970   BS   Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry   Yale University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Health Care Consultant

 

Surveyor with Chair Privileges, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care--participates in accreditation surveys and Medicare-deemed surveys of ambulatory surgery centers and outpatient health care facilities. Consults with mTuitive, LLC, developing computer-based operative reports

1984 to 2006

 

Expert, MD, FACS

 


 

Sole Owner

 

Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. The practice also provided complete audiology services including hearing aid dispensing, and an in office Maryland-licensed, Medicare-certified, AAAHC-accredited ambulatory surgery center.

1979 to 1984

 

Drs. Landau, Modlin, & Expert, PA

 


 

Partner

 

Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

1978 to 1979

 

UCLA Medical Center

 

Head & Neck Surgery

 

Chief Resident

 


1976 to 1978

 

UCLA Medical Center

 

Head & Neck Surgery

 

Resident

 


1974 to 1976

 

LA County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

 

General Surgery

 

Intern/Resident

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Fellow, American Rhinologic Society Vanguard Member, American College of Physician Executives

Licenses/Certifications

Certification, American Board of Otolaryngology Certification, American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Medical Licenses, Maryland, California, New York, Pennsylvania

Professional Appointments

Past section chairman, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD, and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD. Member, Medical Advisory Team, mTuitive, Inc.

Medical/Professional Internships

Internship: L.A. County-Harbor General Hospital Torrance CA 90509 Straight Surgery (1974 - 1975) Residencies: L.A. County-Harbor General Hospital Torrance, CA 90509 Program Director: David State, M.D. General Surgery (1975 - 1976) UCLA Hospital and Affiliates Los Angeles, CA 90095 Program Director: Paul H. Ward, M.D. Head & Neck Surgery (1976 - 1979)


Consulting Services:
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:
He has participated in depositions in accident cases as an expert witness, testified in court in an accident case as an expert for the defense, and testified in an arbitration of a medical negligence case as an expert for the plaintiff. He has reviewed cases for merit for the Medical Mutual Liability Society of Maryland. He also has reviewed complaints referred by the Maryland Board of Physicians and the Delmarva Foundation. Finally, he has assisted an attorney in the evaluation of a physician's competence to practice surgery.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Otolaryngology expert witness for consulting on Victim Examination & Potential expert witness Inquiry.
  • Expert in Searching for Potential Trial Witness re: Tinnitus.
  • Expert for consulting on esophageal stricture dilation.
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.

 

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