I am trained and Board-Certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. My current position is Professor in Radiology at the Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University. Augusta. I have 28 years of experience in clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and the teaching of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine to residents in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and to medical students and nuclear medicine technology students. In addition, I have had further training in Radiation Safety, health physics, and medical physics, and have a M.S. degree from UCLA in medical physics. I have been involved in Quality Assurance in Nuclear Medicine since 1989, and was on the QA committee for Nuclear Medicine of the American College of Nuclear Physicians or the Society of Nuclear Medicine for 21 years, and chaired the committee for 3 years. I have evaluated multiple practices of Nuclear Medicine around the country through this process, which involves evaluation of a questionnaire and a site visit. I have also been involved in proficiency testing in Nuclear Medicine for many years, and am a long-standing member of that committee. I have been a Program Director of the Radiology residency for 4 years, at the University of Missouri-Columbia. I have also been involved in the certification process of radiology residents. I have been an item writer for the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and also the American College of Radiology, and have been an oral board examiner for the ABR since 2003.
BackgroundQ: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MD U. of Illinois, Chicago, 1976
MS UCLA Los Angeles, CA, 1984
1. Radiology - Wadsworth VA Med Center, Los Angeles, CA 1976-1981.
2. Nuclear Medicine - Sepulveda VA Med Center, Sepulveda, CA 1981-83.
Fellowship: Pediatric Nuclear Medicine - Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, LA, CA 1983-84.
1. American Board of Radiology (ABR), 1981 (Diagnostic Radiology)
2. American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 1983
3. ABR, Special Competence in Nuclear Radiology, 1984
4. ISCD, Certification in Clinical Densitometry
Active state medical licenses: California, Missouri, Georgia
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Society of Nuclear Medicine
American College of Nuclear Medicine
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Health Physics Society
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Teaching: Nuclear Medicine to Radiology and Nuclear Medicine residents on a regular basis, at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta . I have also given teaching lectures and Board Review sessions at those institutions, and have been invited to give presentations and Board reviews at the U. of Rochester (NY), UCSD and Stanford University. I have given a number of invited presentations at the Missouri Valley Chapter, SNM, Society of Nuclear Medicine annual and Midwinter meetings, and American College of Nuclear Medicine annual meetings. I gave review lectures at the annual Nuclear Medicine Review Course at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD for 12 years in a row.
see C.V. for full list
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 100
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Nuclear Medicine
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately 85-90%.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately 10-15%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: September 10, 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation (review of radiographs and scans, review of reports of those), reports of findings, also depositions and testimony in court.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
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