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1401 Burr Oak Rd
317B
Hinsdale IL 60521
USA
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Igor Altman, DO, MBA, is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine currently employed by the University of Illinois at Chicago as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery and Family Medicine in the Section of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.

Education / Training - Dr. Altman is a board certified family physician with an undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, PA, medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, MO, and Masters Degree in Healthcare Management from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, KS. In 2009, Dr. Altman received his Hyperberic Medicine Certificate from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC. He completed his family medicine residency program at St. Joseph Hospital, Reading, PA and then went on to complete Wound Healing & Tissue Repair Fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

Experience - Dr. Altman has been trained as a Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Specialist. Since 2011, he has been treating patients in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, HBO center, inpatient hospital consulting, subacute and skilled nursing facilities.

Since 2011, Dr. Altman has been employed by the University of Illinois at Chicago as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery and Clinical Family Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Section of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair. In this role, he treats a wide range of skin-related disorders and trains students, residents, and fellows. His professional activities include participation at local and national conferences, where he lectures on topics related to skin issues due to pressure, lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, diabetes, arterial insufficiency, and many others.

Litigation Support - Through his education, training, review of the medical literature, and the scope of practice, Dr. Altman is familiar with and well versed in the management of patients as it pertains to the practice of wound care. His expertise is available to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. Dr. Altman's expert witness services include medical record review, written reports, deposition, and trial testimony when necessary.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Surgery General
  • Wound Care
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Calciphylaxis
  • Lymphedema
  • Pressure Related Injuries
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Soft Tissue Defects Due to Diabetes
  • Vasculopathies
  • Venous Disease
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    Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP
    2952 Aina Mahi'ai Place
    Lahaina HI 96761
    USA
    phone: 727-641-4501
    fax: 727-800-9897
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    Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP, trained as a Pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida. since 1987. Dr. Davey has practiced in Family and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. He is Board certified by the American Academy of Wound Management as a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and is a trained Hyperbaric Specialist.

    Dr. Davey has current hospital privileges in Family Practice at Edward White and St. Anthony's Hospitals in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings.

    Forensic Experience - Dr. Davey has testified extensively for both Plaintiff and Defense since 1998. His cases involve Geriatric Medical Malpractice, Causation, and Standard of Care issues. He also has the expertise to render opinions on Cause of Death issues due to his background in Pathology.

    Areas of Expertise:
    • Hyperbaric Medicine - the Treatment of Severe Wounds using High Pressure Oxygen Chambers
    • Wound Causation, Care, and Treatment
    • Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Hospital Standard of Care including preventable Falls, Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers, and Acquired Infections
    • Cause of Death related to above
    10/13/2014 · Nursing
    To understand how a pressure ulcer is caused by the negligence of a nursing staff and a facility, it is first important to understand what a pressure ulcer is and what happens to the body to allow them to develop.

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    Huddleston Medical Services, S.C.
    Leon M. Huddleston, MD, JD, CHC, CPHIMS
    11600 S. Kedzie Ave.
    Merrionette Park IL 60803
    USA
    phone: 708-926-9529
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    Leon Huddleston, MD, JD, CHC, CPHIMS, specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management Medicine. Dr. Huddleston is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). He earned is Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2012.

    Current Positions:
    • Huddleston Medical Services, S.C., Practice Manager (Physician), - Full accountability for all daily operations of a private medical practice for the rehabilitation as well as medical and interventional management of patients with acute and chronic pain syndromes
    • Presence St. Joseph Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Medical Director - Responsible for implementing the full spectrum of care in the management of chronic and acute wounds in the hospital’s wound care and hyperbaric medicine center
    • Huddleston Legal Consulting Solutions, P.C., Principal - Health Law firm created to advise and support health care providers and entities in navigating the regulatory and legal complexities of the health care system
    Litigation Support - Dr. Huddleston performs credible and unbiased independent medical examinations, medical record, utilization, disability, and workers compensation reviews along with expert testimony for attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defense. He has been deposed and/or testified over 20 times since 2010.

    Areas of Expertise:
    • Wound Care Management
    • Pain Management
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Spine Disorders - Neck / Back
    • Nerve Injuries - Carpal Tunnel, Radiculopathies
    • Sports Medicine
  • Overuse Syndromes
  • Sprains / Strains
  • Joint Pain
  • Disability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury Case Review
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    Dr. Jeffrey Stone
    DO, MPH, FCCWS
    5960 W. Parker Road
    STE 278-458
    plano TX 75093
    USA
    phone: 214 265-9408
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    Dr. Jeffrey Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS, specializing in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, served as Medical and Fellowship Director for the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit at the Institute for Exercise & Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Dallas from 1992- May 2016.. Dr. Stone received his medical degree from Western States University and received a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University. Dr. Stone completed a residency in aerospace medicine at Brooks Air Force Base and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and Wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. He is one of the first 60 physicians in the U.S. to receive his certification in Wound Care. Dr. Stone currently provides care to patients in acute care, LTAC, long term care facilities SNF and Nursing Home) and outpatient care.

    Dr. Stone has been widely published in many medical journals regarding his expertise in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. Stone serves as an Expert Witness for Peer Reviews, Legal Reviews, and Medical Malpractice Cases.

    Areas of Expertise: Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen-
    • Pressure Sores
    • Arterial Ulcers
    • Diabetic Foot Wounds
    • Acute Traumatic Ischemias
    • Decubitus Ulcers
    • Non-Healing Wounds, Venous or Arterial or Pressure Related
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    3/5/2013 · Medical
    Thrombin and thrombin peptides play a role in initiating tissue repair. The potential safety and efficacy of TP508 (Chrysalins) treatment of diabetic foot ulcers was evaluated in a 60-subject, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebocontrolled phase I/II clinical trial.

    1/3/2013 · Medical
    A wound patient plan of care is not complete without assessing the need for nutritional support. Wound repair, provided ot os not hindered by systemic or local factors that delay healing, takes place pn a continuum-all cellular events in the wound repair process follow a predictable course and order.

    11/1/2012 · Medicine
    Adequate debridement, control of infection, off-loading of pressure, and appropriate topical management are the most important interventions in treating nonhealing wounds.