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 Expert  726911

Expert in Pulmonary Diseases. Occupational Pneumoconiosis. Occupational Asthma.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Alabama (AL)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in pulmonary disease and B-Reader Pneumoconiosis. He was trained in medicine at two hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and as a pulmonary fellow at a VA medical hospital. His expertise is in clinical medicine. He evaluates and treats individuals who are thought to have occupational lung disease. He performs these exams as a Pulmonary Physician but also as a consultant for industry, attorneys, DOL, Workmens' Comp. and Health Screening Companies. His publications in his area of expertise include the effect of Digoxin, Bronchogenic tumor tissue, the effects of terbutaline and epinephrine on asthma and benigh metastasizing leiomyoma.

His extensive experience includes holding several medical executive positions such as Medical Director of several Health PPO and hospice care. He is also an advocate for his local country medical society. He has been involved in the process of credentials, by-laws, quality assurance, utilization review, Tort reform, pharmaceutical and therapeutics issues, legal affairs, MASA/AQAF oversight and legislative and ethics issues.

He has been an expert witness for cases involving medical malpractice, social security appeals, black lung claims, asbestos litigations, the Department of Labor, occupational asthma and diet drugs. He has served as a B-Reader for the Department of Labor, industrial health councils and dusty trades and on cases involving pneumoconiosis claims. His consulting experience include quality assurance, certification examination and physician advisor.










occupational disease





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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Birmingham, Alabama;  Montgomery, Alabama;  Huntsville, Alabama;  Tuscaloosa, Alabama;  and Decatur, Alabama.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   MD   Medicine   Ohio State University  
1961   BA   Pre-Med   Case-Western Reserve University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1976 to




President, Practicing Physician


Full time clinical practice of medicine

Career Accomplishments:



Licensed in Alabama, Mississippi and Ohio

Professional Appointments

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS at various teaching hospitals and medical schools: Instructor in Medicine, Senior Instructor in Medicine, Assistant Professor in Medicine, and Clinical Assistant Professor.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Chairman of the Medical Executive Committee, President of his firm, Medical Director of various health hospice and partners, President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Board of Censors, Counsellor, and Board of Medical Examiners Medical Association in his state, President of a medical society in his county, Chief - Division Pulmonary Medicine, Chairperson, Medical Advisory Board, and Reviewer for various medical and scientific journals in his field of expertise.


President Medical Assoc. State Of Alabama (past)

Medical/Professional Internships

Medical internship/Residency-Mt. Sinai Hospital and University Hospital-Cleveland Ohio Pulmonary Fellowship-VA Hospital Cleveland,Ohio

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published various articles in several medical and scientific journals in his field of expertise.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Description
1967 to 1969   United States Navy   Vietnam Campaign Ribbons

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Consult with attorneys re: pneumoconiosis claim
  • Consult with attorneys and Workmens' Comp re: asthma
  • Consult with SSI re: Disability
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Testify by deposition and in court regularly. Have represented plaintiff and defense. Have appeared in Federal and State Court. Cases include: Medical Malpractice, Social Security Appeals, Black Lung Claims, Asbestos Litigation Department of Labor, Occupational Asthma, and Diet Drugs
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Additional Skills and Services:

Just finished developing Pulmonary Board Review Course with Oakstone Institute


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