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 Expert  727031

Expert in Internal Medicine, Hospital and Outpatient Care, Surgical, Psychiatry and OB-Gyn Patients.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a board certified internist with 28 years of experience in primary care and hospital medicine. She has been a hospitalist since 2002. She received her MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1980 after receiving her Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering practice from MIT in 1973. After receiving her M.D., she completed her internship in internal medicine at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in 1981 and resident training internal medicine at Baylor in 1983. She also completed additional fellowship training in emergency medicine at Baylor in 2001.

She worked since 1996 at a medical center in TX in tertiary care teaching institutions managing problems of medical, surgical, OB-GYN and psychiatric patients. She has also worked as a staff physician providing inpatient consultation at several medical centers and hospitals in TX.

She is also an accomplished professional writer of articles on medical topics for the general public and is a member of the American Medical Writers Association.


internal medicine

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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  
1980   MD   Medicine   Baylor College of Medicine  
1973   MS   Chemical Engineering   MIT  
1971   BS   Chemistry   Tulane University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to 2009


InPatient Consultants




Care of patients in hospitals--admitting, evaluation and treatment, discharge planning and coordination of care with other physicians, consulting on medical problems of patients admitted by other specialists.

2001 to 2002


Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn.


emergency physician


Care of patients in a suburban hospital emergency department.

2000 to 2001


Baylor College of Medicine




Work-study program in emergency medicine

1985 to 2000


MacGregor Medical Assn.




Care of patients in outpatient and hospital settings.

1984 to 1985


Baylor College of Medicine




Care of patients at community clinic and also in skilled nursing facility, teaching medical students & residents

1974 to 1977


Exxon Production Research


reservoir engineer


Development of lab & computer models of oil prduction from reservoirs in U. S. and Saudi Arabia

1973 to 1974




process engineer


Design of chemical plants

Career Accomplishments:

AMA American College of Physicians Am. Medical Writers Assn.


TX medical license Board certified, Am. Board of Internal Medicine (recert. twice)


Fellow of Am. College of Physicians

Medical/Professional Internships

Baylor College of Medicine internal med internship 1981 Medicine residency 1982-83 Fellowship in emergency medicine 2000-2001

Publications and Patents Summary

She writes professionally for publications like the Saturday Evening Post on medical topics for the lay public.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Saturday Evening Post  
 - My Family Doctor magazine  
 - Technology Review  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • She regularly consults on surgical patients before and after operations to evaluate risks of surgery, and if possible minimize them. She is available for problems after surgery such as blood clots and infections.
  • She admits patients transferred to a tertiary care center, often after days or weeks in another hospital, and have learned to sort through a large and complicated hospital record to summarize the important events and evaluate the care received elsewhere.
  • The patients she takes care of often require intensive-care unit stays; She is comfortable with the needs of these patients and the problems they get there.
  • As a hospitalist she is familiar with the levels of hospital and out-of-hospital care (longterm acute, skilled nursing etc. and the standards of care in those institutions.
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:
Case reviews and legal consultation since 9-2008 for numerous attorneys; testified twice in past on cases in which she was involved but not the object of suits.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Society hospital medicine expert needed for consulting regarding hospital medicine.
  • Expert for consulting on wrongful death / medical malpractice case.
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   Studies Spanish since medical school; while proficient at standard Spanish, spoken language is that of those who speak it in SE Texas.
Russian   Studying Russian as part-time activity for 7 years. Good conversational ability, reading & writing roughly high-school level.
French   Since high school; travel there in recent years, read & listen to it daily to maintain skills.

Market Research:
Serve as hospitalist in tertiary care hospitals in Houston TX, also work pro bono in community clinic serving the uninsured

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:
Other Skills and Services

Also a professional writer of medical articles


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