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Expert Details

Emergency Medicine & Anthropology

ID: 732403 Florida, USA

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Expert is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has treated over 15,000 patients. He serves as associate medical director, research director, and assistant professor of medicine at the University of South Florida, Employer (a level-1 trauma center). He has also worked at small community emergency departments and is licensed to practice in Florida and Maine. Expert has given talks and led workshops at national, regional and statewide conferences. He has published and presented emergency medicine research and is involved in pharmaceutical consulting and peer education. He attended the University of South Florida College of medicine, where he also completed his emergency medicine residency training.

Expert is available to serve as an emergency medicine expert witness with special emphasis on novel and new pharmaceutical agents, eye emergencies, abdominal imaging, contaminated wounds and potential violations of EMTALA. He is also able to serve as an expert in cases involving the scope of emergency medicine (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/DVT, Stroke, Meningitis, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Resuscitation, Emergency Airway, Video Laryngoscopy, Toxidromes, EMS, Musculoskeletal Injuries).


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2023 Degree: PhD Subject: Anthropology Institution: University of South Florida
Year: 2011 Degree: Residency Training Subject: Emergency Medicine Institution: Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida
Year: 2008 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Year: 2004 Degree: MA Subject: Anthropology Institution: University of Michigan
Year: 2000 Degree: BA Subject: Anthropology Institution: University of South Florida

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chief, Emergency Medicine Department:
- Chief of Emergency Medicine (starting 12/2023)
- Medical Director, Frontlines of Communities in the United States (FOCUS) HIV/HCV Testing and Linkage Program (2016-Present)
- Associate Facility Medical Director (AFMD), Adult Emergency Department (2014-2022)
- Attending Emergency Medicine Physician (2011-Present)
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Division Chief, Emergency Medicine Department: Internal Medicine
Administrative duties (quality, safety, operations of clinical activities of faculty, enhance services provided, expand the breadth/depth of program, create strong academic culture, prepare for future healthcare changes),
Teaching (education and training of medical students, residents, fellows)
Research (develop and maintain funded research program),
Clinical (patient care)
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Medical Director, Research Director Department: Emergency Medicine
Expert assists the facility medical director in Department leadership, scheduling, staffing, continuous quality improvement and management of department operations. He organizes and supervises USF EM research activities; creates and administers USF EM resident research curriculum and ensures that residents meet RRC requirements; creates and give lectures on research methodology; supervises the selection of clinically appraised topics by USF EM Residents; coordinates enrollment in research studies with emergency department staff and research staff; serves as Principal Investigator on clinical studies; ensures appropriate credentialing of research staff and ongoing studies; coordinates interdisciplinary studies; organizes and supervises research staff and volunteers; assists residents and medical students in design of research studies, paper and poster presentations, grant applications and journal publications; and works with TGH and USF offices of research.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2023 Employer: National Hockey League Title: Team Emergency Medicine Physician Department: Tampa Bay Lightning
Work with head athletic trainer to schedule and assist in credentialing and selecting ED physician staff each season. Provide game coverage of home Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey events. Medical service includes management of emergent airways, as well as cardiac dysrhythmias and traumatic lacerations. Also provide off-ice coverage of emergent medical care for team and staff.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2022 Employer: National Football League Title: Visiting Team Medical Liaison (VTML), Team Leader Department:
Responsibilities involve working with league office to credential local physicians, coordinate coverage schedule, communicate expectations from league office to local physicians. Also responsible for participation in the creation of emergency action plan and dissemination of that plan to local physicians. As Team Leader, he is responsible for both game coverage and 3 other EM physicians.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2011 Employer: University of South Florida College of Medicine Title: Resident Physician Department: Emergency Medicine
Expert served as Resident Physician at USF's College of Medicine's Division of Emergency Medicine.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine; Member
American College of Emergency Physicians; Member
Florida College of Emergency Physicians; Co-chair
Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine; Member
Florida Medical Association Political Action Committee (FMA PAC); Board Member
Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), Member
American Anthropological Association, Member
Licenses / Certifications
1. Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
2. Certified Physician Executive (CPE), American Association of Physician Leaders
3. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), National Association for Healthcare Quality
4. Florida Medical License.
5. Maine Medical License.
6. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Distributor Registration Number.
7. National Provider Identification Number (NPI)
8. ACLS Provider Certification.
9. ATLS Provider Certification.
Professional Appointments
University of South Florida College of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine - Associate Professor, Core Faculty Member (2019-Present)
Department of Anthropology, University of South Florida - Affiliate/Courtesy Faculty (2016-Present)
Awards / Recognition
Tampa Bay Business Journal 2013 Under 40 Up and Comer
Medical / Professional
• Critical Care Steering Committee. Employer (November 2014 – Present)
• Chair, Public Relations Committee. Hillsborough County Medical Association (February 2014 – December 2014)
• Board Member, The Florida Medical Association Political Action Committee (FMA PAC). Florida Medical Association (May 2013 – Present)
• Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Employer (February 2013 – October 2014)
• Curriculum Committee. University of South Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Employer (November 2013 – Present)
Publications and Patents Summary
Journal publications: 5
Books/Monographs: 1
Book chapters: 2
Op-Ed/Guest columns: 8
Oral & poster presentations: 62

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has experience providing depositions and testifying in trial.
Training / Seminars
6 taught courses
7 thesis & dissertation projects
20 conference lectures & invited talks
Other Relevant Experience
• Visiting Team Medical Liaison (VTML), (August 2015 – Present)
• Team Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa Bay Lightning. National Hockey League (October 2014 – Present)
• Moderator, Emergency Department Advisory Board, Janssen Pharmaceutical (July 2015)
• Faculty, Boehringer Ingelheim Speaker Training, September 25-26, October 2-3, 2015
• Active Leader, Boehringer Ingelheim Speaker Connection Message Board (July 2015 – Present)
• Faculty, Written Board Review Course, Florida College of Emergency Physicians (August 2015)
• TEAMHealth LEAD Conference (February 2015, April 2010)
• Institute for Healthcare Improvement Summer Immersion Program (August 2013)
• Doctors for America National Leadership Conference (April 2013)
• Florida Medical Association Physician Leadership Academy (July 2011 - July 2012)
• Tampa Police Department Citizen’s Academy (September 2011 – October 2011)
• Tampa Bay Public Leadership Institute (May 2011 - June 2012)
• EM Days, Tallahassee Florida (March 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
• ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference (May 2010)
• Operation Haiti Relief, Coordinated Care of Medical Refugees Arriving in Tampa, Florida (January 2010)
• PNHP Leadership Training (November 2007)
• PACEMD San Miguel de Allende Medical Spanish Immersion Program (June 2007)
• Florida Medical Association Student Congressional Visitation Program (2006)
• AHEC Scholar. Hernando County Health Department (Summer 2005)
• USF-NIH Medical Student Research Program, Infectious Disease, University of South Florida (2005)
• Board Member, Reach Up, Inc. (November 2011 – Present)
• Board Member, Hillsborough County Health Care Advisory Board. Advisory Board for the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan (September 2011 – Present)

Fields of Expertise

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