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 Expert  726834

Expert in Primary Care Medicine, Family Practice, Rural Medicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Practice with a special interest in Primary Care and Rural Medicine. He has over 30 years of experience in a small rural community with a relative shortage of specialists. His professional experience include providing medical service in obstetrics, ICU medicine, infusion therapy, assisted in surgery as well as standard outpatient family practice. He is currently a hospitalist and has been on clinical faculty at UC San Francisco and UC Davis, precepting medical students, residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. He was formerly a test item writer for the American Board of Family Practice.

With his expertise, he has testified as an expert medical witness on several occasions on issues ranging from child abuse and neglect, exposure to hepatitis, and appropriate diagnostic workup and consultation for hospitalized patients. He also served as medical director of a local hospice.


ambulatory care


family medicine


rural medicine


primary care

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  Hayward, California;  Concord, California;  Vallejo, California;  and Daly City, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1976   M.D.   Medicine   University of California, San Diego School of Medicine  
1972   BA   Psychology   Stanford University   He graduated with distinction.

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to






He is self-employed as a Primary Care Family Physician providing quality medical care and consulting services to patients.

Career Accomplishments:



He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is license to work in the state of California as a physician and surgeon.

Professional Appointments

He has held the position of Chief of staff at local hospital twice, President of bi-county IPA.


He was honored by the American Board of Family Practice as a Test Item Writer.

Medical/Professional Internships

He completed his residency in Family Practice at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has written numerous essays, poems and short fiction about medicine, rural medicine in Costa Rica and physician instructions.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1979 to 1981   National Health Service Corps   Physician   He practices as a physician in primary care an area of Northern California that has a shortage of physicians.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert developed computer simulation of coronary care unit on call responsibilities for family practice residents
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:
Expert has reviewed inpatient care rendered by family physician of patient with spinal abscess and neurologic complications, 2009. Previous experience testifying in case of child abuse and neglect, and in case of hepatitis A exposure from eating at a restaurant
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Insurance Lawsuit.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He has basic proficiency, but is not highly skilled in the language.


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