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 Expert  729728

Expert in Legal Counsel and Insurers Case Evaluations including Medical, Fitness for Duty and Disability


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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As a board certified neurologist who maintains an active clinical practice, Expert has 20 years of experience in dealing with forensic matters in all areas listed below. Expert also was on the faculty of the University of California, Davis and San Francisco. Expert has extensive experience and special interest in traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. Expert's opinions are evidence based and able to withstand vigorous cross examination. Expert is an experienced litigation consultant who has participated in more than 300 depositions and 30 trials.
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aberration coma

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accident

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Americans with Disabilities Act

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brain concussion

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brain disease

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brain injury

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central nervous system disease

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clinical neurophysiology

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coma

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compartment syndrome

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courtroom testimony

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damage

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electric shock hazard

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epilepsy

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expert testimony

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forensic medicine

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health care dispute

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nervous system

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nervous system disease

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neuroanatomy

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neurological trauma

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neurology

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neurotoxicity

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pain and suffering

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pain medication

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posttraumatic headache

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spinal cord disease

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spinal cord injury

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testimony

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trauma

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traumatic memory

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vertebral artery dissection

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voltage-gated channel

As a board certified neurologist who maintains an active clinical practice, Expert has 20 years of experience in dealing with forensic matters in all areas listed below. Expert also was on the faculty of the University of California Davis and San Francisco. Expert has extensive experience and special interest in traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. Expert's opinions are evidence based and able to withstand vigorous cross examination. Dr. Expert is an experienced litigation consultant who has participated in more than 300 depositions and 30 trials.

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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   M.D.   Neurology   Boston University  
1966   B.A.   Biology   Amherst College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1978 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Forensic Neurologist

 

Private practice as forensic neurologist


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1972-74. San Francisco Neurologic Society, 1974-present. Fellow Member of American Academy of Neurology, 1976-present. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1978-present. American EEG Society, 1979. Examiner, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine certification examination, 1980. Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, 1980-present. California Medical Association, 1980-present. American Medical Association, 1980-present. Association of California Neurologists, 1999-present. Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, London, 2010-present.

Licenses/Certifications

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1971-present. California State License Certificate G, 1973-present. Alaska State License Certificate 3809, 1997-present. Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 1976. Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1978. Board Eligible, American Board of Qualification in EEG (ABQEEG), 1980. Elected to Fellowship, American Academy of Neurology, 1982. Independent Medical Examiner, plaintiff and defense counsel, personal injury, 1991. Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1990. Independent Medical Examiner, State of California, Division of Industrial Accidents, 1990. Agreed Medical Examiner, 1991. Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California, Division of Industrial Accidents, 1991-2004.

Professional Appointments

Fellow in Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, 1971-74. Assistant Professor of Neurology in Residence, University of California at Davis, 1976-77. Consultant in Neurology, Martinez Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinez, California, 1978. Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Hospital, San Francisco, California (UCSF), 1979-94.

Medical/Professional Internships

Straight Medical Internship, St. Elizabeth's Hospital of Boston, Tufts University Medical Service, 1970-71. Junior Assistant Resident in Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals' Neurology Residency Program, 1971-72. Senior Assistant Resident in Neurology, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston City Hospital Pediatric Neurology Service, 1972-73. Senior Resident and Chief Resident, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston University Hospital, 1973-74.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Multiple cases involved dealing with mild traumatic brain injury, RSD, medical malpractice, neck and back pain, neurotoxicology, and cervical whiplash.
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:
Over 300 depositions and more than 500+ cases including 30+ trials and 20+ arbitration hearings.
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:
Training/Seminars

1. American Conference Institute Automobile Insurance Claims and Litigation Conference, January 26-27, 2006. Wynn Las Vegas Hotel, Nevada. Featured speaker on spinal cord trauma and traumatic brain injury. 2. California Department of Transportation Annual Tort Conference, May 24-26, 2006. Monterey Beach Resort, Monterey, California. Featured speaker on mild traumatic brain injury. 3. UC Hastings College of the Law, April 8, 2009. Guest lecturer on role of the medical expert in litigation proceedings to second and third year law students.


 

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