Phillip J Beron

UCLA

Los Angeles , CA 90095
Mobile: 310-709-4604
Office: 310-709-4604

Introduction

Phillip Beron, MD is a board certified Radiation Oncologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology at UCLA.

Dr. Beron is the Chief Quality Officer in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UCLA. He is Chief of the Breast, Lymphoma, GYN, and total body radiation services in the Westwood Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Beron is a member of the head/neck, CNS (brain), GI, Lung, and brachytherapy teams. He has expertise in stereotactic therapy, IMRT, SRS, SBRT, and MRI guided radiation therapy.

He has excellent communication/teaching skills and is often called upon to explain/opine complex oncology cases.


Areas of Expertise

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Fraud
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Records
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Associate Clinical Professor Radiation Oncology - UCLA
Board Certified - Radiation Oncology
MD- 1990
Re certified - 2015
Chief Quality Officer
Chief Breast Radiation Oncology UCLA
Chief Lymphoma Radiation Oncology UCLA
Chief GYN Radiation Oncology UCLA
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
American Brachytherapy Society
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Error Reduction AAPM, ASTRO 2015,2016
Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Lymphoma
Physician engagement in incidence reporting in Radiation Oncology
General Oncology, Radiation Oncology
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 18 years experience.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Radiation Injury, Delay of Diagnosis, Breast Cancer, Gynecologic cancer, Prostate cancer, Quality Assurance issues, Medical Malpractice, Brachytherapy (implant therapy), Gamma Knife, Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Lung Cancer, Brain Cancer, Radiation Exposure, Radiation Induced Cancer, Patent, Product Liability
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 30
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: within 6 months
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 6
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 18
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Medical record review, teaching, research, report preparation, deposition, trial testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $700.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $700.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $700.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Daily Fee
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: usual and customary re travel, parking etc...

References

references available upon request


Video

Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma Lecture to a non medical audience. Updates on latest radiation techniques for Hodgkin's and Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma