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 Expert  726930

Expert in Women's Health (Fertility/Infertility, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Hormone Therapy, Sexuality, etc.)


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

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a subspecialty in the Division of reproductive endocrinology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his MD in 1978 from Rush Medical College and completed his internship and resident training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1982 at George Washington University Hospital. He also completed additional fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in 1985 at UCLA Medical Center.

Due to his extensive experience in the field, Expert is an established expert in reproductive endocrinology and women's health. Focusing on times of hormonal challenge during the women's lifecycle, he has worked with the government, pharmaceutical industry, and equipment manufacturers to develop new guidelines, therapies and and analytic methods for implementation during these hormonally challenging times (puberty/secondary sexual development, fertility/infertility, menstrual regulation/contraception, menopause: its symptoms and treatments; osteoporosis and aging, etc.). His work has resulted in multiple new drug applications. Additional expertise in regulatory affairs and new drug development, along with an astute appreciation of the marketplace rounds out his expertise. He also has one patent and two U.S. trademarks in the field of women's health and reproduction. A true "triple threat", Expert has extensive experience in bench research, clinical research and development, and clinical practice.

BIRTH CONTROL / SEX HORMONES (estradiol, estrogen, androgen, hormone replacement therapy, progesterone, progestational hormone, steroid hormone, testosterone, corpus luteum hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone): Expert is familiar with several aspects of various birth control methods and sex hormones including the physiological effects of estradiol replacement, gonadotropin levels, the effects of drugs on ovulation, analyzing estradiol positive feedback, in vitro and vivo ovulation stimulation and characteristics, gonadotropin releasing hormone and its importance in pharmacodynamics, the effect of estrogen status as stimulated by calcium metabolism, estradiol absorption vs. transdermal estradiol delivery system, and several other sex hormone related topics.

FERTILITY / INFERTILITY: He has experience with treating infertile women, biologic and morphologic development of donated human ova using non-surgical uterine lavage, using vaginal rings and cylinders for physicologic endometrial priming, analyzing the endometrium in functionally agonadal women receiving various treatment, abnormal pregnancy, luteal phase and ovulation induction - the effects on pregnancy rates, infectious complications during insemination, and several other methods and techniques. He is also familiar with the current controversies, debates and discussions in the field of infertility and fertility. He is experienced with common (and uncommon) complications and problems that can occur in the practice.

GYNECOLOGY (menstrual cycle, menopause): He is familiar with the effects of various drugs and hormones associated with ovarian hyperstimulation and the menstrual cycle. He is also familiar with several uncommon gynecologic problems, new techniques and protocols and is up-to-date with the latest research and scientific findings in gynecology as well as in his other areas of expertise.

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androgen

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birth control

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bone marker

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corpus luteum hormone

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estradiol

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estrogen

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estrogen receptor

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estrogen replacement therapy

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fertility

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follicle-stimulating hormone

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gynecologic drug development

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gynecology

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high risk pregnancy

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holistic medicine

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hormone replacement therapy

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infertility

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menopause

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osteoporosis

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premature ovarian failure

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progestational hormone

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progesterone

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progesterone receptor

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reproductive endocrinology

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reproductive system disease

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sex hormone

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steroid hormone

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steroid hormone function

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testosterone

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women's health


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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   Honors
1985   MD   Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility   Harbor-UCLA School of Medicine  
1982     Obstetrics and Gynecology   George Washington University Hospital  
1978   MD   Medicine   Rush Medical College  
1974   BA   Romance Languages   Washington University in St. Louis   Summa Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

 

Clinical Professor

 

Expert operates and practices in a private center of reproductive endocrinology and infertility where he also provides contract clinical research services and consulting for a wide range of sponsors.

1987 to 1995

 

Georgetown University

 

Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

 

Division Chief

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert having served as President of both the Washington Gynecological Society and the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). He has also served on the Board of Directors/Trustees of the Washington Bone Club (twice), NAMS, International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) (twice) and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH).

Licenses/Certifications

MD (DC, inactive MD, VA, CA)


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has more than 300 publications to his name )Abstracts, invited chapters, peer-reviewed papers and a paperback book).


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • All consulting to date has been subject to proprietary language in consulting agreements.
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 excellent skills and experience in litigation consulting and providing expert witness services. Particular experience in patent litigation in his areas of expertise is acknowledged. Ample court room experience rounds out his expertise.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Endocrinologist.
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   Nearly fluent in spoken Spanish.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has developed training courses, seminars, slide kits, product brochures for a wide range of sponsors. He has lectured extensively in the US and abroad on a wide range of women's health subjects.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has particular facility in condensing very complicated concepts into simple terms for the broadest possible audience. His long history of teaching trainees at every possible educational level has sharpened this skill.


 

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