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 Expert  727154

Expert in Laboratory Medicine, Pathology, CPT Coding

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Kansas (KS)
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Expert received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine in 1986. He completed his residency in pathology and microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he also obtained the Chief Resident position his final year. Additionally, during his residency, he was involved in the anatomic quality assurance committee and was a pathology course coordinator for pharmacy students and lecturer of multiple pathology courses.

Expert is a laboratory medical director of a lab performing nearly 2 million tests per year that get samples from the 500 bed hospital, integrated physicians clinic practices (more than 150 physicians) and regional reference lab clients. His 8 person independent pathology group performs 28,000 surgical pathology cases and about the same number of cytopathology cases.

He has been the president of the hospital medical staff and have a long history working in with pathology and laboratory medicine CPT coding, including chairing the AMA-CPT Pathology Coding Caucus. His past work as Director of Medical Education (for 11 years) provided him with experience being appointed to the Board of Directors of the KMEF and serving as chairman of the KMEF Graduate Medical Education Committee. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at his affiliated medical school and Associate Pathologist for his private pathology group.


anatomic pathology


clinical diagnostics


clinical pathology








gastrointestinal pathology






pathologic process




surgical pathology


tumor pathology

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Kansas City, Missouri;  Independence, Missouri;  Saint Joseph, Missouri;  Lees Summit, Missouri;  Kansas City, Kansas;  Topeka, Kansas;  Olathe, Kansas;  and Lawrence, Kansas.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   MD   Medicine   University of Nebraska  
1982   BS   Life Science   University of Nebraska  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1991 to







President of the 8-person group.

1986 to 1991


University of Nebraska






AP/CP Pathology Resident

Career Accomplishments:

AMA, ASCP, CAP, USCAP, American Society of Cytology (ASC), American Pathology Foundation


Medical licensure in KS and NE, American Board of Pathology

Professional Appointments

American Medical Association (AMA): AMA-CPT Pathology Coding Caucus Chair, AMA-CPT Editorial Panel Member, Kansas Medical Society (KMS), KMS Task Force on Practice Issues, Constitutional Secretary

Medical Society (SCMS): SCMS Editor , Treasurer, SCMS President, SCMS Delegate to the KMS House of Delegates, KMS-HOD Reference committee member, KMS-HOD Reference committee chair, Co-chair of SCMS Interdisciplinary Task Force on Indigent Care, SC Medical Society Foundation Board, President

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP): ASCP- Resident Physician Section Liaison, ASCP- Liaison to AMA CPT Advisory Committee, ASCP- Government Relations Committee

College of American Pathologists (CAP): Nebraska State representative to CAP Residents Forum (RF), Vice Chair CAP-RF, Chair CAP-RF Education Committee, CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program Inspector, CAP Professional Affairs Committee member, CAP (Professional and) Economic Affairs Committee member, Chair, Advisor, CAP Council of Government and Professional affairs, CAP Alternate and Delegate to the AMA-Young Physicians Section (YPS), CAP Ad Hoc Committee on Productivity and Staffing, CAP Practice Management Committee, CAP Ad Hoc Data Warehouse Team, CAP Education Committee, CAP Alternate and Delegate to the AMA-House of Delegates, CAP Liaison to Laboratory Health Care Partnership (LHCP), CAP Liaison to the Coalition for Affordable Quality Health Care (CAQH) and Health Insurance Association of American (HIAA), CAP Ad Hoc Pathology Payment Committee, CAP Practice Management Committee, CAP Nominating Committee, CAP Strategic Planning Committee, CAP Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Chair

Kansas Society of Pathologists: President, KSP Alternate Delegate/Delegate to the CAP House of Delegates,CAP-HOD Reference committee member, International Academy of Pathology (US&CAP)


Alpha Omega Alpha (University of Nebraska Medical Center), Diplomat- The American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, SCMS Presidents Award for Outstanding Member Achievement, CAP Foundation Lansky Award, SCMS Award of Special Recognition (2005) for service to HealthAccess, Burgess L. Gordon Memorial Award (AMA-CPT), CAP Frank C. Coleman Public Service Award,

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consulted with mulitple technology companies in the past regarding CPT coding advise.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on We need an in Pathology AMA CPT Coding.
  • Clinical chemistry expert for consulting on chenistry laboratory.
  • Certified coder expert for consulting on Require Certified Coding for a Medicare Audit.
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Alleged negligence of Blood Bank after Donating Blood.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has given innumerable national and regional CPT coding seminars for pathology and laboratory medicine.


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