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 Expert  727230

Expert in Anesthesia, Pharmacoeconomics, Cost Effectiveness, PONV, OR Management, Practice Guidelines


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is the chair at the largest anesthesia training program in the world. His dept has a direct 50MM budget, performs 80,000 anesthetics annually (most high risk), covers 10 facilities, > 100 anesthetizing sites daily, and has500 personnel in the department. Between being vice chair at Duke for 7 years and then Chair for 8 years at Miami, he has operationally overseen QA for well over 1 MILLION anesthetics. He still routinely performs anesthesia for abdominal aortic aneurysms (for which he is the national expert) and other large complex procedures such as liver resections and esophagogastrectomies. He is also considered a national expert in use of EHR's (anesthesia information management systems). In his other major administrative role as Senior Associate Dean, he is in charge of safety, quality, risk management, medicolegal management and a 40MM budget for the Expert's University Health System. His research into lethal injection led to the recent national debate on its application and he was quoted by the Supreme Court. His major research thrusts in the past centered around pharmacoeconomics and OR management. He has been a professor of management at both Duke and Miami's schools of business and continues to teach on incentive systems, negotiations, and internet business models in medicine. He was a Fuqua Scholar (valedictorian) of Duke's Executive MBA class of 1999. While at Duke, he was noted for his contributions to management science of OR throughput and efficiency, optimization of staffing models, and team formation.
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airway management

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analgesia

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anesthesia

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anesthesia monitoring

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anesthesiology

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anesthetic adjuvant

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anesthetic drug

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critical care anesthesiology

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critical care surgery

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epidural analgesia

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epidural anesthesia

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general anesthesia

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general anesthetic

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inhalation general anesthesia

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intratracheal anesthesia

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intravenous anesthesia

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local anesthesia

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neurosurgical anesthesia

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nurse anesthesia

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obstetric anesthesia

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perioperative nursing

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regional anesthesia

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sedation

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spinal anesthesia

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trauma anesthesia

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business management

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corporate strategic planning

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daily work quality improvement

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management

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manpower

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team building

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technical skill training

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workforce management system


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Miami, Florida;  Hialeah, Florida;  Fort Lauderdale, Florida;  Hollywood, Florida;  Pembroke Pines, Florida;  Miami Beach, Florida;  West Palm Beach, Florida;  Pompano Beach, Florida;  Boca Raton, Florida;  and Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1999   MBA   Business   Duke University   Fuqua Scholar (valedictorian)
1984   MD   Medicine   Washington University   Scholars Program in Medicine
1980   BA   History   Washington University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Anesthesiology

 

Chairman

 

He oversees > 500 personnel, running the largest residency training program in anesthesia in the world. With approximately 100 faculty and seven facilities spanning the most advanced trauma and transplant center in the world to the #1 eye hospital in the country, his experience is vast in dealing with all aspects of the business of running a healthcare enterprise.

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 


 

Senior Associate Dean for Safety, Quality, and Risk

 

Expert is in chanrge of standardizing procedures and processes for the $1.5 billion dollar Uhealth system, and primary liaison to the safety, quality and risk function of the $2 billion/year Jackson Health system. He also oversees the Expert's University's self insurance program and is intimately familiar with all aspects of risk, risk financing, medicolegal issues, and is the consummate medicolegal expert.

1988 to 2001

 

Duke University

 

Anesthesiolgoy

 

Professor and Vice Chair

 

Ran Duke operations and finances for 7 years as vice chair, and ran a variety of anesthesia divisions, overseeing preoperative clinic, surgical ICU, transplant, general, and vascular anesthesia.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

AMA, FMA, ASA, FSA


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:
Expert is a sought after expert witness. He was the national consultant to St. Paul's for their perioperative cases, helping to decide whether they were defensible and how to build that defense. He routinely takes on a couple cases per year. He is an expert at being deposed with tremendous stage presence.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in oral anesthetic for litigation involving maxilofacial surgery where CVA was the alleged result of oral anesthesic.
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   He can express himself moderately well, and is conversational in most cases.

Market Research:
Expert has consulted for every single pharmaceutical company in the perioperative and pain space over the years and helped launch numerous drugs, and trained numerous marketing workforces on selling those products, including writing their training manuals.

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:
Training/Seminars

Expert made his initial career around writing about and running training seminars for the anesthesia oral boards. He wrote the most read single edition anesthesia textbook ever. He ran numerous seminars on this topic over his early career. The most unique course is a 4 week mini-MBA developed for fourth year medical students in 2005. The second is a patient safety seminar given for a day to all 275 new housestaff annually at the Jackson Memorial Hospital, also developed at that time.


 

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