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 Expert  727107

Expert in Diagnosis and treatment of seizures and epilepsy.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Neurology and Co-Director of the UCLA Seizure Disorder Center. His professional time is divided between clinical activities and clinical research. The clinical work is almost entirely dedicated to seizures, epilepsy, electroencephalography (EEG) and other clinical neurophysiological technologies, and the research focuses on the brain mapping of seizure activity. Functional MRI (fMRI) is a brain mapping technique that he uses for this research.

anticonvulsant drug


clinical neurophysiology










epileptic seizure


partial epilepsies




temporal lobe epilepsy

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1999   Fellowship   Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology   UCLA School of Medicine  
1997   Residency   Neurology   UCLA School of Medicine  
1993   MD   Medicine   Mount Sinai School of Medicine  
1989   MA   Physical Biochemistry   Wesleyan University  
1989   BA   Molecular Biology and Biochemistry   Wesleyan University   High Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to






Associate Professor


As full time faculty, Expert engages in academic clinical practice, teaching of medical students, neurology residents, and epilepsy/clinical neurophysiological fellows, and supervision of clinical research studies.

1999 to 2000


San Fernando Valley Neurological Medical Group





Private practice neurologist with clinical focus on epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology.

Career Accomplishments:

American Epilepsy Society; American Academy of Neurology, Fellow; American Neurological Association, elected member; Epilepsy Foundation, professional advisory board member;


California physician's license

Professional Appointments

Associate Professor


Best Doctors in America; America's Top Doctors; Hawk Prize in Biochemistry;

Publications and Patents Summary

Authored 1 reference book. Co-edited 1 reference book (in press). Over 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Consulting Services:
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:
Evaluated and testified in legal proceedings regarding epilepsy diagnosis and treatment.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Seizure expert for consulting on Status epilepticus secondary to lidocaine toxicity.
  • Epilepsy expert witness for consulting on expert witness.
  • Seizure expert for consulting on medical records for litigation case.
  • Expert for consulting on liklihood of adverse effects for disabled patient who fails to take seizure medication and the identification of any physiological evidence of seizure as a cause of death through an autopsy.
  • Expert in Adverse Effects of Lidocaine.
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
German   Basic understanding.

Market Research:
Consulting for pharmaceutical and device manufacturers developing treatments for epilepsy.

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:

Numerous lectures to neurologists, general practice physicians, and general public.


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