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 Expert  729840

Expert in Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Utilization Review, CMS Compliance, Faculty, Telemedicine

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board-certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been practicing as a hospitalist (inpatient internal medicine) since finishing his residency training in 2007. He has worked in major, tertiary-care, referral hospitals and in small, community hospitals diagnosing & treating all conditions, common and rare, in patients over the age of 17 across 8 states and more than a dozen hospitals. He has also been involved in teaching students and residents, served on hospital committees, worked on process improvement projects, and taken leadership training as it pertains to medical administration. He was previously an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. He is a Fellow with the American College of Physicians and Society of Hospital Medicine. He also is a master clinical hypnotherapist.

Expert obtained his B.S. in biology from VCU where he did a basic & clinical research project on breast cancer as well. He works part-time as an Emergency physician at the VA Health System. Expert has worked in telemedicine since 2011 and currently works with about 8 companies. Additionally, he does reviews for auto insurance claims, hospital utilization review, disability insurance, and peer review as well as expert review of medico-legal cases. Lastly, he serves on the Governor's Advisory Council of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians, serves as a delegate in the Florida Medical Association, and is a board member for the Disaster Accountability Project, a non-profit advisory and watchdog organization.


internal medicine


hospital medicine


clinical medicine




clinical measurement


diagnostic test evaluation




General Medicine




health assessment


health care






evidence based medicine


human health assessment


medical diagnosis


medical diagnostics


medical science




emergency medicine



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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;  Port Saint Lucie, Florida;  Miami Beach, Florida;  West Palm Beach, Florida;  Palm Bay, Florida;  and Pompano Beach, Florida.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   MD   Medicine   Creighton University   Honors in Pharmacology, Radiology, Research
1998   BS   Biology   Virginia Commonwealth University   Magna Cum Laude, Department Honors, University Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2011 to







He is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients telephonically or over video-conferencing.

2008 to





Physician Expert


He is responsible for advising client hospitals (case managers and physicians) on proper coding of admissions and assessment of continued inpatient stay for Medicare, Medicaid, and private-insurance patients according to CMS guidelines.

2010 to 2011


University of Miami


Department of Medicine/Division of Hospital Medicine


Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine


He is a hospitalist on faculty at the Miller School of Medicine. His responsibilities include direct patient care at four hospitals on campus and one preoperative clinic as well as teaching medical students and residents.

2009 to 2009


Vista Staffing/Inland Hospital



Locum Tenens Hospitalist


He was responsible for caring for patients in this primary, rural hospital on the general floor, emergency department, and ICU.

2008 to 2009


Department of Veterans Affairs



Emergency Physician


He was responsible for assessing and treating veterans in the Emergency Department and for the care of veterans in the on-campus nursing home.

2007 to 2009


IPC of Delaware, Inc.





He was responsible for the care of patients at 3 area hospitals, one nursing home, and one long-term acute care hospital. He was also responsible for teaching residents.

2005 to 2008


Christiana Care Health System


Department of Medicine


Consulting Internist


He was responsible for the care of a select group of patients in the hospital including admissions from the emergency department as well as responding to all emergency situations.

1998 to 2000


Covance Laboratories, Inc.


Department of Immunochemistry


Research Assistant


He was responsible for developing, optimizing, and performing assays on compounds being tested for pharmaceutical use.

Career Accomplishments:

American Medical Association; World Medical Association; American Telemedicine Association; American College of Physicians; Society of Hospital Medicine; American College of Physician Executives; Florida Medical Association; Palm Beach County Medical Society; American Telemedicine Association; American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin; Network of Indian Professionals; International Association of Academic Professionals


Medical License - FL, CA, NJ, NY, DE, VA, WI, ME, MD, PA, IL, IN, TN, WV, MN, MO, IA, CO, MT

Professional Appointments

Board of Directors, former Secretary, current Treasurer - Disaster Accountability Project; Member Governor's Advisory Council, Chair of Council on Early Career Physicians, Chair of Hospitalist Committee, Treasurer - Florida Chapter of American College of Physicians


FACP - Fellow, American College of Physicians; SFHM - Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine; FABDA - Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts AMA PRA with Commendation - American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency, Internal Medicine - Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE

Publications and Patents Summary

1 published abstract, 1 research presentation at the state level, 1 research poster presentation at the national level awarded 2nd place in category in the nation

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Virginia Journal of Science  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2008 to 2009   Department of Veterans Affairs   Emergency Physician  
1996 to 1996   Defense Information Systems Agency   Computer Assistant   Helped to manage the unclassified and classified networks of the U.S. Department of Defense.
2011 to   Florida Department of Health   Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer   Obtain training, participate in outreach, and respond to local/regional/state emergencies.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Worked with Expert's Firm for 2.5 years so far in which he advises client hospitals on proper coding per CMS guidelines.
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:
Reviewed over a dozen cases, given deposition on one case so far. Currently involved in federal case. Also review disciplinary cases.
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:
He has worked in private practice and academia, employed models of medical practice.

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:

Reducing hospital readmissions, including the use of telemedicine - delivered to FL chapter of ACP in September 2014.

Other Skills and Services

Active in telemedicine industry with several U.S. telemedicine providers, master clinical hypnotherapist (American, British, and Australian hypnotherapy societies), active in Medical Reserve Corps of Miami-Dade (administered by Florida Dept of Health & U.S. Surgeon General)


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