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Expert in Hand Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Fingers, Dupuytren's Contracture

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New Jersey (NJ)
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Expert, MD, is the medical director of a private practice group in New Jersey, since January 1999. Expert has expertise in all areas of Hand Surgery including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, Dupuytren's contracture, microsurgery, and trauma. He has developed a new knife for percutaneous trigger release surgery. Expert has formerly held teaching positions at New York University Medical School and Harvard Medical School and is on the faculty of Drexel University Medical School. He is a frequent lecturer worldwide and has numerous publications on Dupuytren's contracture, Xiaflex / Collagenase, Needle Aponeurotomy / percutaeous needle fasciotomy, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, Dupuytren contracture, microsurgery and DeQuervain's stenosing tenosynovitis.

ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUE: He has published several articles on current treatment and techniques in Dupuytren Contracture including Xiaflex / Xiapex, Collagenase, needle aponeurotomy, and percutaneous needle fasciotomy.

BONE AND JOINT SURGERY: He has experience with Dupuytren's contracture, de Quervain Tenosynovitis treatment, ulnar nerve laceration, bone forearm fracture, and bone grafting and pulsing (using electromagenetic fields).

HAND SURGERY: He is familiar with macrodactyly and epidermal nevus syndrome, carpel tunnel syndrome, endoscopic release, tendon transfers for brachial plexus injury, flexor tenolysis, re-plantation of the hand, tendon transfer for restoration of function, Pyogenic Arthritis of the proximal interphalangeal joint, percutaneous trigger finger release using the Cadaveric model and stenosing tenosynovitis. He has presented on Scaphoid Pseudarthroses and fracture treatment, mallet fractures, ligament reconstruction of non-arthritic thumb (carpometacarpal joints), carpel tunnel syndrome relief, hand problems in seniors, and Dupuytren's Contracture treating with needle aponeurotomy, Open surgery, percutaneous needle fasciotomy, Xiaflex, Xiapex and collagenase.

OTHERS: He has experience with Brachial Plexus Injury diagnosis and treatment, evaluating and treating hand injuries, post-operative hand therapy protocol, treating other common hand problems, evaluating and treating hand emergencies, hand infections, steroid injection and splint immobilization, hand disorders, and understanding and discussing current controversies in treating carpel tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren's contracture.


ambulatory surgery










carpal tunnel syndrome




cumulative trauma disorder






fracture fixation


joint disease


joint replacement




minimally invasive surgery




pediatric hand surgery


rheumatoid arthritis




tendon transfer






hand surgery


Dupuytren's contracture


trigger finger

World expert on Dupuytren Contracture. He has lectured worldwide on Dupuytren contracture and authored chapters and numerous publications. Involved in studies on use of collagenase to treat Dupuytren contracture. Also expert in needle aponeurotomy and percutaneous needle fasciotomy.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1981   MD   Medicine   State University of New York Brooklyn Health Science Center   Magna Cum Laude
1977   BS   Applied Mathematics and Statistics / Biology - Double Major   State University of New York Stony Brook   Summa Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to




Medical Director / President


He is the Medical Director and Senior Partner who runs the daily operations and is the busiest Hand Surgeon in the group.

Career Accomplishments:



Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Medical License in South Carolina

Professional Appointments

Clinical Professor at Drexel University Medical School


Valedictorian College Research Award (twice) - JSUMC Car Payment Award - MMC Teaching Award - MMC

Medical/Professional Internships

Intern Beth Israel Hospital Resident NYU Medical Center / Bellevue Hospital Fellow Hand and Microsurgery Massachusetts General Hospital

Publications and Patents Summary

1 invention 100 publications and presentations

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Numerous phone and meeting consultations on Dupuytren's contracture and Xiaflex
  • Consultations on Hand Surgery procedures and fixation plates and screws
  • Consultation on Ambulatory surgery and surgery centers
  • Legal consultations to evaluate success of lawsuit
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:
Have served as an expert witness in personal injury, malpractice and worker's comp cases (plaintiff and defense). Have done numerous depositions, video depositions and testified in local and state courts.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Ergonomics expert for consulting on carpal tunnel syndrome issues.
  • Orthopedic expert for consulting regarding a Hendershot case 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.

Market Research:
Hand Surgery

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:

Treatment of Dupuytren's Contracture

Other Skills and Services

Perform research in areas of Hand Surgery


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