John H. Fullerton, MD, MRO, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, FASAM

John H. Fullerton, MD, MRO, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, FASAM

Hampton Health, Ltd.™
1700 California Street, Suite #470
San Francisco , CA 94109
Mobile: 415-370-3974
Office: 415-460-5532
Fax: 415-376-5820

Introduction

Dr. John H. Fullerton has been a full-time primary care practitioner (with mid-level practitioners) and clinician educator for more than 26 years with active medical licenses in CA and FL. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, with added certificates in Long-Term Care, Hospice Medical Directorships and Home Care. Additionally, Dr. Fullerton is a Licensed MRO (Medical Review Officer).

Profile:

* Internal Medicine/Geriatrics/Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Addiction Medicine/Medical Directorships
* Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF School of Medicine
* Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine
* Director of Geriatric and Palliative Education at St. Mary's Medical Center 2007-2016 (SF, CA)
* Additional Clinical Faculty Positions at USC (Keck) and Touro School(s) of Medicine
* Part-Time Hospice Medical Director at Large Quad-County Hospice in SF Bay Area
* Testimonial Experience as a clinical forensic medical expert in over 200 cases and forensically reviewed more than 1,500 files (including Medicare Audits for the Government), particularly in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury & Elder Abuse (including defense & plaintiff cases, respectively)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

* Adult Hospital Medicine & Hospitalist Care - Including facilities with Primary Care Training Programs
* Ambulatory Care - Including Internal Medicine & Geriatrics and experience supervising Mid-Level Practitioners
* Long-Term Care & Palliative Units - SNF, Sub-Acute Rehabilitation, Medical Directorships & Assisted Living (with Dementia)
* Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Home Care
* Elder Abuse Defense Cases - Including criminal allegations of Homicide by "lay" caregivers
* Pain Management/Addiction Medicine
* Preventable Fall Injuries
* Wrongful Death
* Wound Care
* Ethical Consideration at the End-Of-Life (EOL)
* Treatment of the Immunosuppressed Host
* Medicare Certification
* Medical Board Violations by Physicians
* Contested Estate Matters Involving Challenges in Areas Surrounding Testimonial Capacity
* Forensic Criminal Defense Cases - Including civil allegations of elder abuse involving most levels of care and criminal charges of Homicide leveled against "lay" caregivers (Clinical Forensic Medicine)
* Testified in Civil and Criminal Cases more than 200 times and reviewed more than 1,500 cases
* Extensive Work & Training with Mid-Level Practitioners
* Home Care
* Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) & Independent Living Facilities (ILF)
* DUI
* Medicare medical necessity cases - Including criminal allegations of Medicare Fraud
* Government Witness for Department of Justice (DOJ)/FBI/Office of Inspector General (OIG) in cases of allegations of Medical Fraud
* Clinical Forensics Medical & Toxicological determinations as MRO to testify in court
* Legal Insanity Defenses



Education/Licenses:

* Board Certified, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): 09/88-Present;
* Board Certified, Geriatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): 04/94-Present;
* Board Certified, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (ABHPM): 01/06-Present;
* Board Certified, American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), including Forensic Toxicology: 12/10-Present;
* Certified Medical Director (CMD), American Medical Director's Association (AMDA): 12/04-Present;
* Certified Hospice Med. Dir. (CHMD), Amer. Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine-08/09;
* Certified, American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP): 11/03-Present;
* Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP);
* Fellow, American Geriatrics Society (AGSF);
* Fellow, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM);
* Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM);
* Toxicology; Medical Review Officer Certification - MROCC: 2011;
* Certified Forensic Physician (CFP) 01/10-Present;
* Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine (DABFM) 07/14-Present;
* Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners (DABFE) 07/14-Present;
* Certified, Wound Care - Advanced Debridement - Present


Primary Area of Expertise:

Internal Medicine

Dr. Fullerton can be found under the listings of INTERNAL MEDICINE, GERIATRICS, FORENSIC & LABORATORY TESTING, ELDER ABUSE, HOSPITAL & MEDICAL ETHICS, MEDICAL FRAUD, MEDICAL RECORDS, WOUND CARE, LONG-TERM CARE AND NURSING HOMES.


Areas of Expertise

  • Alcohol, Drug & DUI Testing
  • Elder Abuse
  • HIPAA
  • Hospital & Medical Ethics
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Hospitals & Medical Services
  • Internal Medicine
  • Long Term Care
  • Medical Fraud
  • Medical Records
  • Nursing Homes
  • Wound Care/Pressure Sores
  • Wrongful Death

References

References upon request.