Dr. Richard A. Beck

AOS
3627-210 University Blvd. So.
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone: 904-399-5311
Fax: 866-909-8680

Dr. Beck is a practicing, board-certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (ENT surgeon) in Jacksonville, FL. Over 20 years of medical practice post-residency with experience in case reviews, independent medical examination (IME) and expert witness testimony by deposition and at trial. Expert witness review for causation in complex ENT cases.

Dr. Richard A. Beck uses state-of-the-art testing and digital video examination equipment for diagnosis and documentation. Experience in complex case management for voice, swallowing, airway, sinus, and head & neck surgical cases. Available for IME, expert medical witness and case consultation.

Credentials: Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology, Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Fellow American College of Surgeons, Fellow American Rhinologic Society, Fellow American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology, Board Certified, FL Licensed, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS), American Heart Association ACLS / BLS Certification

Areas of expertise: * Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (OTO-HNS / ENT / Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery) * Geriatric ENT
* ENT cancer * Otology (hearing / tinnitus / ear surgery) * Laryngology (vocal cords / voice / airway) * Dysphagia (swallowing)
* Rhinology (nose and sinus) * Sleep Apnea (OSA) * Aspiration (choking) * Ear, Nose & Throat causation in complex cases
* Voice / Speech * Vocal cord paralysis * Tracheostomy * Airway obstruction (breathing difficulty) * Intubation complications
* Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery / Ear, Nose & Throat complications * Independent Medical Examination (IME)

Professional Affiliations: American Board of Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Rhinologic Society, American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology, American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Dysphagia Research Society, American Thyroid Association, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Society for Airway Management, Society for Pediatric Sedation, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence, American College of Legal Medicine, American Association for Physician Leadership.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Medical Doctor, Florida Medical License, American Board of Otolaryngology Certification, MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine, BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida (USF), BA in Microbiology from USF, BS in Clinical Chemistry from USF, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Quit Smoking Now Facilitator

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society, Fellow of the American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology, Member of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Member of the Dysphagia Research Society, Member of the American Thyroid Association, Member of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Member of the Society for Airway Management, Member of the Society for Pediatric Sedation, Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Member of the American College of Legal Medicine, Member Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use & Dependence, Member of the Florida Medical Association, Member of the Duval County Medical Society, Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member of the American Association for Physician Leadership

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia from 1992-1993. Lecture and teaching experience for physicians, PAs, NPs, speech therapists, and nurses over 20 years of medical practice.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: Never

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Typically 5-10 cases per year.

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Causation in complex ENT cases, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Laryngology (voice & airway), Dysphagia (swallowing), Rhinology (nose & sinus), Bronchoesophagology (airway & esophagus), Otolaryngic Allergy (allergy of the ear, nose, throat & sinus), Otology (hearing and ear surgery), Laryngeal cancer, Tracheostomy, Sinus surgery, Geriatric ENT, Speech / Voice, Vocal cord paralysis, Snoring, Tinnitus, Vertigo (balance), Medical malpractice, Medical review.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately one-half.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately one-half.

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Typically several times per year.

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Within the past 12 months.

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Qualified by courts to give expert testimony on five occasions.

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over twenty years.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert witness, case consultation and review, independent medical examination, case analysis and preparation.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fee schedule furnished upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Fee schedule furnished upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fee schedule furnished upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Fee schedule furnished upon request.

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Fee schedule furnished upon request.

References

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