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Expert in Viral Hepatitis, Hepatoma, Liver Transplantation, Fatty Liver, Gallstones, Drugs and the Liver

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Texas (TX)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert currently serves on the National Policy Board for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and is the Principal Investigator for antiviral research for viral hepatiitis at the Advanced Liver Therapeutics at St. Lukes / Baylor. As the former Medical Chief of Liver Transplantation for Baylor College of Medicine, he has had extensive exposure to end stage liver disease, orthotopic liver transplantation, and immuniosuppression therapy. He currently serves on the medical legislative committee for the Harris County Medical Society.



digestive system disease




esophageal varix


gastrointestinal disease




hepatitis C


hepatitis C virus






liver cancer


liver cirrhosis


liver disease


non-A, non-B hepatitis


organ transplantation


portal hypertension


transplant hepatology


viral hepatitis

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   MD   Medicine   University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine  
1981   BS   Chemical Engineering, Biology   Massachusetts Institue of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to 2009


Houston Digestive Disease


University of Texas


Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine


Liver Research, clinical GI

1991 to 1996


Prudential HMO




Staff Attending


Hepatology Chief, Gastroenterologist

1987 to 1991


Baylor College of Medicine




Liver Transplant Medical Director/ Assistant Professor


Medical management of liver transplantation, anti-viral research principal investigator

Career Accomplishments:

2006-International Association for Study Liver Diseases, Cairo Egypt;

2006-Council on Legislative Affairs, Harris County Medical Society;

2004-Vice-President, Harris County Medical Society;

2003-Secretary-Treasurer, Harris County Medical Society;

2003-HAMC Board of Directors;

2003-Harris County Medical Society Board of Directors;

1999-2004-President, American Liver Foundation of Texas;

10/02-12/05-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Liver Clinic- Director;

2001-present-Texas Medical Association, Delegate;

2000-present-Texas Medical Association, Infectious Disease Committee Staff Member;

2002-2004-Tenet Medical Systems, 12 Oaks Hospital Utilization Committee;

2000-2001-Board of Directors, Harris County Medical Society, President, Central Branch;

6/98- American Medical Association Convention, Tenet Organized Medical Staff Section Delegate;

10/97 - Harris County Medical Society Chairman of AMA Mini-Internship;

6/97 - American Medical Association Convention, Houston Central Branch Delegate;

3/97 - Tenet Park Plaza 1997 Gastroenterology Update Faculty;

1996-97 - President, Houston Gastroenterology Society;

1995,1996 - Advanced Closed Circuit Endoscopic Surgery (ACES) MD Anderson Cancer Center UT Houston, Course Co-Director;

10/94-European Congress of Gastroenterology, Presentation of Interactive Video laser Disc Patient Education Program for Colorectal Cancer Screening, Exhibitor, Berlin, Germany;

1992-Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine & Journal of American College of GI;

7/91 Lorenzini Foundation, Plenary Session Faculty: Drugs and Liver Transplantation, Milan, Italy.


MD Double Boarded American Board Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Professional Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Texas Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine


Trey National Award, American Liver Foundation, Outstanding Physician

Medical/Professional Internships

Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

Publications and Patents Summary

Copyright: Mac Transplant video management software

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Numerous Pharmaceuticals regarding anti-viral therapies and marketing
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on in liver disease clinical trial test methods.
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 served as an expert witness in numerous cases, providing testimony for both plantiff and defense.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in transplant hepatology for consulting on med mal case.
  • Expert witness in residual effects of hepatitis C for litigation case.
  • Hepatitis C expert witness for consulting on source of Hepatitis C.
  • Expert in Hepatis C & lumbar/cervical injuries.
  • Expert in liver disease (Hepatitis C) and neuropathy.
  • Liver transplant expert witness for consulting on hepatocellular carcinoma death due to delayed diagnosis.
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:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2010   United Arab Emirates   UAE Ministry of Health/ Emaar Health Hepatology Consultant
2007 to 2007   Hong Kong, China   Queen Mary, University of Hong Kong Anti-viral Preceptor

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Medical Practice
Arabic   Entry level

Market Research:
National Policy Committee for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

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:

He has delivered international abstract and lecture presentations.


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