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 Expert  727327

Expert in Work Disability Prevention, Management, and Evaluation


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 26 years of experience in emergency medicine; clinical occupational and orthopedic medicine; medical direction of occupational medicine programs; workers compensation care and case management; disability prevention, evaluation, and management; worker health and productivity promotion; and Medical Review Officer and commercial motor vehicle operator certification activities.

Expert is in private clinical and consulting occupational medicine practice. He serves as a consultant physician to Lakeside Occupational Medical Centers (clinical medicine); Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (worker health and productivity enhancement and employee drug testing); AmTrust North America (workers compensation insurance); Science Applications International Corporation (chemical demilitarization); Navy Federal Credit Union (medical direction); the Medical Expert Panel program of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; and several national utilization review organizations. He is active on the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Practice Guidelines committee and Council of Scientific Advisors.

Expert is certified in Preventive (Occupational) Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine; certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and the Medical Review Officer Certification Council; a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; and a Fellowship Candidate of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians.

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carpal tunnel syndrome

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driver medical examiner

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employee drug testing

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medical causation

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occupational disease

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occupational health

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occupational injury

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occupational medicine

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workers compensation injury

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clinical medicine


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Port Saint Lucie, Florida;  Palm Bay, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Melbourne, Florida;  and Deltona, Florida.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2004   MPH   Public Health   Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore, MD)  
1984   MD   Medicine   Temple University School of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA)  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2012

 

Expert M Expert MD MPH PA

 


 

Principal

 

Expert provides medical direction and consulting services on work disability prevention, management, and evaluation; worker health and wellness; utilization review; and chemical demilitarization.

2007 to 2010

 

Lakeview Occupational and Industrial Clinic PA

 

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

 

Medical Director

 

Expert provided clinical occupational medical services, primarily in musculoskeletal injury; commercial motor vehicle operator certification; Medical Review Officer activities; workers compensation care and case management; Independent Medical Evaluation; and consulting services in worker health and wellness promotion. He provided independent consulting services in peer and utilization review and care, case, and disability management.

2002 to 2012

 

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

 

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

 

Clinical Associate

 

Expert served as Associate Medical Director on a four-year, $900 million chemical demilitarization project for Bechtel, Inc. and as plant Medical Director for Lockheed and General Electric. He designed and managed programs for heat stress injury prevention, employee fitness for duty in toxic environments, and worker health and wellness. He currently supervises six onsite Employee Health and Wellness Centers in Florida and Pennsylvania and provides Medical Review Officer services.

2001 to 2002

 

Concentra Medical Centers

 

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

 

Center Medical Director

 

Expert provided clinical and administrative services including budgeting, operational, purchasing and training responsibilities and integration of clinical and marketing functions.

1992 to 2000

 

Pinnacle Health System

 

Emergency Medicine

 

Staff Physician

 

Expert was a staff physician, including provision of acute occupational medical care to employees of the City of Harrisburg, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, and other regional and national corporations, and clinical and didactic training of allied health providers, medical students, and residents

1986 to 1992

 

Emergency Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania

 

Emergency Medicine

 

Staff Physician

 

Expert was a staff physician, with extensive experience in Quality Assurance and Utilization Review.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians and American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Licenses/Certifications

MD with licensure in Florida, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania; CIME (Certified Independent Medical Examiner); MRO (Medical Review Officer)

Professional Appointments

Chair, ACOEM Practice Guidelines Committee, Work Disability Prevention and Management

Awards/Recognition

ACOEM Occupational Health Achievement Award 2010 - Depression in the Workplace

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency, Occupational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2005 Residency, General Surgery, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1984-1986


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Chair, ACOEM Practice Guidelines Committee, Work Disability Prevention and Management; Co-editor, April 2008 special issue, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Depression in the Workplace


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert provides consulting services to the Johns Hopkins Health and Wellness Program in partnership with Pepsi Bottling Group and Dean Foods, Inc.; AmTrust North America; Navy Federal Credit Union; and Science Applications International Corporation. He serves as occupational medicine consultant on the Medical Expert Panels of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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:
  • Texas expert witness occupational therapy for consulting on Litigation.
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:
My current focus of research and practice applications is on the prevention and management of work disability, with a special emphasis on the psychosocial aspects of workers compensation care and administration.

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

Extensive experience in medical and disability case and file review; Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME; American Board of Independent Medical Examiners); Certified Medical Review Officer (Medical Review Officer Certification Council)


 

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