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 Expert  726867

Expert in Pain Medicine and Anesthesia, Reimbursement in Pain Medicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine; he received his MD in 1986 at the University of Texas Medical School and completed his resident training in general surgery and anesthesiology with an emphasis on Pain Management in 1991. He has over 24 years of experience in the fields of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert in pain Medicine and has a special interest and knowledge in the area of reimbursement in that field.

He has been a leader in the development of codes and reimbursement values in pain medicine as well as developing standards of care in the field. His publications include original papers and abstracts on fibrinogen blood viscosity and cerebral ischemia, taxonomy of pain medicine, evaluation of new pain medicine technologies, pulmonary functions, hyperemia, cerebral infarct, magnetic field therapy, amnestic effects of midazolam and diazepam and various other topics in the field of pain medicine, anesthesiology, neurology, blood and air circulation related to anesthesiologic processes and effects.






pain management

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Rocky Mount, North Carolina;  Roanoke, Virginia;  and Lynchburg, Virginia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   MD   Medicine   University of Texas Medical School at Houston  
1982   BS   Major in Biology and a minor in Chemestry   University of Houston Central Campus  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to





Medical Director


Medical director of the pain care facility for both interventional and non interventional care

1997 to 2009


Danville Anesthesiologist Inc.


Dept. of Anesthesiology


Director Pain Clinic, Prior Department head


As Chief of anesthesia he oversaw an expansion of services and improvements to the department.He was also the founder and medical director of the company.

1991 to 1996


Anesthesia Professional Association


Dept. of Anesthesia


Staff Anesthesiologist


Expert was a staff anesthesiologist providing anesthesia care in various subspecialty setting and the pain clinic.

Career Accomplishments:

AMA, ASA, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Academy of Pain management, Southern pain Society, Society of Anesthesiology, Virginia Medial Association


Unrestricted Medical Licenses in VA, TX, FL, NC, TN

Professional Appointments

Former President American Academy of Pain Medicine. Formerly on Board of Directors VA Society of Anesthesiologists and Southern Pain Society. Former President of Medical Staff-Danville Regional Medical Center


He is a recognized Diplomate for the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine and American Academy of Pain Management.

He has been awarded several honors such as the Distinguished Service Award and the President's Special Recognition Award by the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Mortar Board Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta Honor Society, the Golden Key Honor Society and the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.

Publications and Patents Summary

Multiple published articles, abstracts and chapter in book

Government Experience:
2009 to  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • BOM for quality of care issues
  • Private industry for marketability of proposed drugs in pain medicine
  • Private industry medical devise manufacture on obtaining of reimbursement
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 been sought after and testified or given deposition in a variety of anesthesia and Pain Medicine cases.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Infant death: Medical Review:
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.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
China   Lecturer at Chinese Association for the Study of Pain

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert was born in Lima, Peru and is a native speaker. With fluecy in both Spanish and English

Market Research:
Expert had been intimately involved in the national committees at AMA that devise the coding and valuation for medical treatments and procedures as the specialty representative in Pain Medicine to several committees.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert gives lectures in the area of Pain Medicine and coding and billing on a regular basis. He is also sought after as a expert in various areas of pain medicine to speak for industry.


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