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 Expert  727559

Expert in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


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California (CA)
USA
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Expert is a board-certified Internist and Endocrinologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex metabolic disorders. Expert received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed post-doctoral training at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. In addition to a fulltime medical practice, Expert designs clinical research studies and is an instructor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He has authored numerous publications in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
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clinical medicine

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endocrinology

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evidence based medicine

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internal medicine

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medical research

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medical science


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Oxnard, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2001   M.D.   Internal Medicine   USC Keck School of Medicine  
2004   Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine   Internal Medicine   Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine  
2006   Post-doctoral Fellowship   Endocrinology   Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine  
2006   Fellowship   Translational Investigation   NIH/UCLA  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to 2009

 

8920 Medical Associates, Inc.

 

Physician

 

Board-certified Internist and Endocrinologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex metabolic disorders.

In addition to a full-time medical practice, Expert designs is Clinical Chief of Endocrinology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and an instructor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He has authored numerous publications in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism.



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Cedars-Sinai Cancer Thyroid Center of Excellence; Loyola Marymount University Health Professions Advising Committee;

Community Advisory Board, Beverly Hills CPR;

Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine;

Diplomat of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism;

Alumni Association of the University of Southern California;

Editorial Board Member, Clinical Nutrition Insight;

Americans for Free Choice in Medicine;

Licenses/Certifications

Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine;

Diplomat of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism;

Certificate in Human Subjects Protection Principles, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2003;

Human Participants Protection Certificate in Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health, 2005;

Certificate in Clinical Investigation, UCLA General Clinical Research Center, 2004; Certificate in Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health, 2004;

Professional Appointments

Postdoctoral fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. June 2006;

National Institutes of Health K30 Clinical Research Fellow, 2005;

Human Participants Protection Certificate in Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health, 2005;

Certificate in Clinical Investigation, UCLA General Clinical Research Center, 2004; Certificate in Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health, 2004;

Resident in Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles California, 2004;

Certificate in Human Subjects Protection Principles, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2003;

Awards/Recognition

American Thyroid Association Fellow's Track Recipient, Baltimore, 2005;

National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program recipient, 2004;

California Medical Association Legislative Seminar grant recipient, Sacramento, 2001;

Pathology Honors Program, University of Health Sciences, 1999;

American Pediatric Society Research Fellowship, 1998;

Rutger's University Fellowship for Advanced School of Alcohol and Drug Studies, 1998;

Leichtling Oncology Research Award (deferred), 1998;

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Externship, 1998;

Summer Research Fellow, Univ. Health Sciences, 1997;

Cum Laude Honors, Loyola Marymount University, 1993;

Outstanding Graduate in Department of Sociology, Loyola Marymount University, 2003;

Presenter, Santa Clara University Sociology Research Conference, 1993 and 1994;

Dean's List, Santa Monica College, 1989;


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has authored numerous publications in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Expert JL, Adams JS. Reply to : Increase in Bone Mass after Vitamin D Replacement: Can We Ignore Regression to the Mean? Endocr Pract. 2008;14;5

Expert JL, Adams JS. Vitamin D Therapy. Current Osteoporosis Reports 2008 Mar;6 (1):5-11.

Cooper OB, Expert JL and Melmed S. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome caused by an FSH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma. Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. Feb 12, 2008

Expert JL, Hu B, Reed S, Mirocha J and Adams JS. Repair of Vitamin D Insufficiency Increases Bone Mass in Bisphosphonate-Treated Patients. Endo Prac. 2008; 14:3

Expert JL Vitamin D: The Sunshine Hormone. Food Technology, June 2007

Expert JL, Adams, JS. Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy and Hip Fracture Risk. JAMA. 2007; 297:1429

Expert JL, Azarmindokht K, Kelly MH, et al. Clinical Vignette: Cinacalcet in the Management of Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia. J Bone Min Res. 2007; Mar 12

Expert JL The Way I see it: Healthcare Reform Begins with Patient. Medical Economics. Dec 15, 2006

Karakelides H, Expert JL, Schroeter AL, Chen H, Behn PS, Adams JA, Hewison M, Wermers RA. Vitamin D-mediated hypercalcemia in slack skin disease: further evidence for extra-renal expression of 25-hydroxyvitamin D-1a-hydroxylase in granulomatous disorders. J Bone Min Res. 2006 Sep; 1496-9

Publications (cont'd)

Expert JL, Azer P, Mertens, RB, Weiss LM. Recurrent and Metastatic Pigmented Adrenocrotical Carcinoma:case report and review. Endocr Pathol. 2006; 17: 297-304.

Expert JL, Braunstein GB. Dermatological Manifestations of Hypopituitarism. Clinics in Dermatology. 2006; 42:266-275.

Expert JL. Borrowing Against the Bones: The Price of Eucalcemia. Nutrition and the M.D. 2006; 32:5

Expert JL, Adams JS. Statins and Fracture: All Variables Accounted For? Archives of Internal Medicine 2006; 166:1041 Expert JL, Arteaga V, Fan X, Yu J. A Symptomatic Prolactinoma Co-existing within a Rathke's Cleft Cyst Invading Bone: Case Report and Review. Endocrinol 2006;91-94.

Expert, JL, Mertens, RB and Weiss LM. Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Many Questions Remain Unanswered. The Endocrinologist, 2005; 15: 309-312.

Abreu MT, Kam LY, Vasiliauskas EA, Vora P, Adams JS, Yang H, Expert JL, Hu B, Lin YC, Keenan G, Price J, Landers CJ, Targan SR. Treatment with Infliximab is Associated With Increased Markers of Bone Formation in Patients With Crohn's Disease. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 2006; 40:55-63.

Expert JL, Hackner D. Prolonged Refractory Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome Complicated by Pulmonary Thromboemboli: Case Report and Review. Annals of Hematology. 2005 Apr 7

Book Chapter

Bhushan V, Pall V, Le T, Yen YM, Expert JL, Gupta S. Clinical Science Color Atlas. Blackwell, 2002

Abstracts

Expert JL, Reed, S, Mirocha J, Adams JS. Vitamin D Insufficiency and Unresponsiveness to Bisphosphonates. Cleveland Clinic Bone Innovation Summit, May 5, 2006.

JExpert, C. Cutler, M. H. Kelly, J. S. Adams, M. T. Collins. Cinacalcet Is Associated with Decreased Serum FGF-23 and Improved Phosphorous Homeostasis in Patients with Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia. The 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Nashville, Tennessee, 2005.

Wermers RA, Karakelides H, Adams JS, Chen H, Expert JL, Hewison M. Vitamin D-Mediated Hypercalcemia in Granulomatous Slack Skin Disease: Evidence for the Extra-renal 1-Hydroxylation of 25-hydroxvitamin D in Involved Skin Granulomata. Endocrine Society 87th Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2005

Expert JL, Azer P, Mertens, RB, Weiss LM. Recurrent and Metastatic Pigmented Adrenocortical Carcinoma. Endocrine Society 87th Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2005

Abreu MT, Kam LY, Vasiliauskas EA, Vora P, Adams JS, Yang H, Expert JL, Hu B, Lin YC, Keenan G, Price J, Landers CJ, Targan SR. Treatment with Infliximab is Associated With Increased Markers of Bone Forma


Consulting Services:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Spanish  

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

The Spectrum of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Disease Symposium, March 15, 2009

Osteoporosis: Not Just Your Grandmother's Disease. Cedar's-Sinai Center for International Health & Telemedicine. January 29, 2009 Osteoporosis Myths. Tarzana Medical Center Calcium Metabolism Symposium. November 11, 2008

Common Endocrine Issues in the Hospitalized Patient. Society for Hospital Medicine April 5, 2008

Key Concepts in Bone Mineral Densitometry Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Feb 28, 2008

Exploiting the Calcium-Sensing Receptor in the Management of Hypophosphatemic Osteomalacia. Harbor UCLA Endocrine Clinical Conference, November 7, 2007

The Top 10 Vitamin D Myths. West Los Angeles VA Hospital Endocrine Grand Rounds, Sept 28, 2007

A Fast Acting Goiter. Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Conference June 28, 2007

Osteoporosis Myths, Legends, Rumors and Lies. Cedars-Sinai Medical Grand Rounds, June 1, 2007

Hyperparathyroidism and Beyond: Expanding the Role of Calcium-Sensing Receptor Suppression. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Endocrine Grand rounds, Feb 13, 2000

Vitamin D Dysregulation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand rounds, January 11, 2007.

Gonadotropin Secreting Pituitary Adenoma with Ovarian Hyperstimulation. Cedars-Sinai Pituitary Center Interdisciplinary Pituitary Case Conference, November 28, 2006.

American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology Review. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, June 19, 2006.

The Association of Vitamin D Insufficiency with a Declining Response to Bisphosphonates. Cleveland Clinic Bone Innovation Summit. May 4, 2006. Principles of Bone Densitometry. Cedars-Sinai Endocrinology Teaching Seminar, May 1, 2006.

Familial Nonmedullary Thyroid Carcinoma. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Thyroid Cancer Grand Rounds, January 26, 2006.

Metastatic Pheochromocytoma: Management. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center Interdisciplinary Conference, November 15, 2005.

Cinacalcet in the Management of FGF-23-Mediated Hypophosphatemia. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Bone and Mineral Working Group, September 26, 2005

Metastatic Pheochromocytoma: Clinical Presentation. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center Interdisciplinary Conference, July 21, 2005.

What is “Off-Label?” UCLA K30 Journal Club, June 14th, 2005. American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology Review. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, May 30, 2005.

Lectures and Seminars (cont'd)

A Case of an Invasive Prolactinoma. Cedars-Sinai Pituitary Center Interdisciplinary Pituitary Case Conference, March 29, 2005.

Prolactinoma within a Rathke's Cleft Cyst Invading Bone. Cedars-Sinai Pituitary Center Interdisciplinary Pituitary Case Conference, February 1, 2005.

Metabolic Bone Disease. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Medicine Grand Rounds, December 21, 2004.

Effect of Oral Alendronate on Bone Mineral Density. UCLA K30 Journal Club July 16, 2004.


 

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