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Expert Witness in Hospice and Palliative Care
1058 7th Street
Santa Monica CA 90403
USA
phone: 661-916-3015
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Douglas Aberg Hospice Palliative Care Expert PhotoDouglas Aberg, RN BSN PHN CHPN, has 23 consecutive years of experience in Hospice and Palliative Care, combining eight years in the field and 15 years in Hospice Management, Administration, Operations, and Consultation.

Mr. Aberg currently has the responsibility of assuring consistent compliance and survey readiness for multiple hospice programs concurrently. He is accountable for the planning, implementation, direction, and overall management of hospice programs within the guidelines of Title 22, Medicare, JCAHO regulations, and applicable laws.

Mr. Aberg is also directly responsible for the creation and implementation of an overall Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program. He has directed and participated in the hiring, orientation, on-going training, retention and supervision of appropriate and qualified staff, assumed and carries out the organizations purposes in a manner consistent with the goals, objectives and established policies.

Consulting Services - Mr. Aberg serves as a Consultant to Hospice and / or Palliative Care organizations who are newly starting and need assistance setting up the program, having financial issues (Pharmacy, DME, Medical Supplies, Overtime,) need support with Quality Assurance programs, need assistance ensuring state and/or federal compliance, help with marketing plans, review policies and procedures, and support in a variety of other areas.

Litigation Support Services - Douglas Aberg is also an Expert Witness in Hospice and Palliative Care. In this role, he reviews cases for law firms, insurance companies, and state and federal agencies that have claims requiring such services. Mr. Aberg is available to assist both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Quality of Life
  • End of Life
  • Medications at End of Life
  • Hospice Nursing
  • Medicare Hospice Benefits
  • Assisted Suicide
  • The Rule of "Double Effect"
  • Terminally Ill Patients
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    Acute Care In-Patient Setting
    Paticia J. Bartzak, DNP, RN, CMSRN
    20 Wellesley Avenue
    Natick MA 01760
    USA
    phone: 508-250-4300
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    Dr. Patricia J. Bartzak, DNP, RN, CMSRN, is a highly educated Bedside Registered Nurse with an active practice in a level one trauma center for a leading academic medical center in the northeast. Dr. Bartzak has more than 14 years of bedside experience with multiple nursing certifications including trauma and burn care, as well as cardiac and advanced cardiac life support. In addition to her current role, Dr. Bartzak has practice experience with cardiac, stable ventilator and geriatric-psychiatry patients.

    Dr. Bartzak has a program of research with the veteran population in the area of post-traumatic stress disorder. She is a column editor for a peer-reviewed nursing journal and frequently submits and has been published in MedSurg Matters, the journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. Dr. Bartzak is well-versed in research protocols, and remains current on a number of research trials. Dr. Bartzak maintains CITI certification and is a voting member of an Institutional Review Board (IRB).

    Dr. Bartzak was selected as one of 39 registered nurses in the country to rewrite the Scope & Standards of Nursing (ANA, 2015). In addition to this contribution, she was the lead author in the Scope & Standards inaugural article published in American Nurse Today (July, 2015).

    Dr. Bartzak views nursing as a way of life. She teaches nursing at all levels of educational preparation: associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Dr. Bartzak is a fierce advocate for her students, while also ensuring that nursing standards are met.

    Dr. Bartzak has expert witness experience, and is know for her meticulous medical record review, footnoted and referenced information to supplement her own knowledge and experience to bring critical information and insight to a case.

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    Electronic documents provided by Attorney Sample were reviewed to develop a nursing expert opinion. The documents reviewed included the Operating Room Report, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit records, Neurology Notes, Medical Progress Reports, Nursing Notes and Care Plans, Respiratory Flowsheets, Laboratory Results, Vital Sign and Infusion Flow Sheets and Written Orders.

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    Advanced Pain Solutions
    V.K. Puppala, MD
    IL USA
    phone: 770-627-7246 or 847-340-7215
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    V.K. Puppala, MD, DABA-PM, is double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He has extensive NIH research experience in nerve injury as well as epidural injections, spinal cord stimulation, and intrathecal pumps.

    Dr. Puppala has expertise in the treatment of a variety of chronic painful conditions including neck and low back pain, intractable neuropathic pain, joint pain, headaches, myofascial pain syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD), chronic abdominal pain, chronic pelvic pain, cancer-related pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with a multi-modal approach.

    Dr. Puppala is exceptionally skilled in a variety of minimally invasive techniques including ultrasound-guided injections, epidural injections, joint injections, diagnostic nerve blocks, radiofrequency denervation, intrathecal pump implantation, spinal cord stimulation, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty.

    Litigation Support - Dr. Puppala provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. His services include medical record review and causation analysis. A former journalism major, he has excellent communication skills and is able to meet tight deadlines.

    Expertise Includes
    • Intubation
    • Intraoperative Death
    • Spine Surgery
    • Back Pain
    • Herniated Disc
    • Epidural
    • Radiofrequency
    • Ablation
    • Urine Drug Screening
    • Addiction
    • Overdose
    • Spinal Cord Stimulators
    • Intrathecal Pumps
    • Vertebroplasty
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Anesthetic Awareness
    • Blindness
    • Stroke
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Hemorrhage
    • Brain Damage
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Aspiration
      • IV Infiltration
      • Oversedation
      • Nerve Block
      • Spinal Anesthesia
      • Lethal Injection
      • Midazolam
      • Propofol
      • Fentanyl
      • Oxycodone
      • Hydrocodone
      • Morphine
      • Methadone
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      8,500 Experts 250 Specialties
      6425 Christie Avenue, Suite 260
      Emeryville CA 94608
      USA
      phone: 800-275-8903
      fax: 510-486-1255
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      Medical Experts for Malpractice & Personal Injury Cases
      AMFS is America's premier medical expert witness and consulting company. We are a trusted partner with the legal community and provide a superior method of retaining medical experts. Since 1990, we have provided board-certified medical experts in over 10,000 medical malpractice and personal injury cases with a 92% win-rate compared to the industry average of 28%.
    • 8,500+ Medical Experts in 250+ Specialties
    • Active Practice Physicians with Legal Experience
    • Free Cost Attorney-Physician Consultations
    • Medical Record Review & Testimony
    • Independent Medical Examinations (IME) & Autopsies
    • Essential Affidavits & Reporting
    • Credible Expert Witnesses Resolving Medical Cases
      At AMFS, we carefully screen our experts to ensure that they are in active practice and are not "professional" experts. Our internal policy of blind presentation and review ensures objectivity and enables our experts to provide forensic testimony with the highest credibility. We maintain our high standards through oversight from an advisory board of esteemed medical professionals.
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      Dr. Lorne Label, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAN
      2100 Lynn Road Suite 230
      Thousand Oaks CA 91360
      USA
      phone: 805-497-4500
      fax: 805-495-1717
      Dr. Lorne Sheldon Label, MD, MBA, FAAN, is a Board Certified Neurologist who has extensive training in the treatment of all neurological diseases of adults and children. The field deals with brain, spinal cord, nerve and muscle disorders. Dr. Label has been recognized by the court as having the education, experience, training, and knowledge to assist in rendering an opinion on the subject of Adult and Pediatric Neurology and Acupuncture. His ability is in explaining complicated methods and procedures, technical medical matters and data, as well as interpreting and rendering opinions about a certain set of facts to the court.

      Dr. Label has offered his Expert Witness testimony to the legal industry for over 25 years. He has been retained as an Expert by attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense over 200 times. His services are available for Medical Record Review and Testimony, Medical Malpractice Cases, and Insurance Questions Regarding Neurological Issues.

      Areas of Expertise:
      • Head Trauma
      • Brain Injury
      • Seizures
      • Encephalitis
      • Acupuncture
      • Dementia
    • Behavioral Disorders
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Neuromuscular Abnormalities
    • Headaches
    • Attention Deficit Disorder
    • Multiple sclerosis
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      Weston J. Welker, MD
      Huntsville AL 35802
      USA
      phone: 256-603-8857
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      Weston J. Welker, MD, has practiced Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine for over 30 years. His specialty focus is in the complex areas of Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, as well as Wound Care, both Acute and Chronic.

      For the last 25 years, Dr. Welker has worked in ER settings providing critical care and trauma medical services. He has been trained by Healogics in chronic wound care in diabetics, pressure ulcers, and burns, and the coordination of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) for appropriate wounds. His background in this area is based on military research, as well as civilian experience. He works with prescribing controlled medical substances, and the legal responsibilities surrounding this in Chronic and Acute Pain Control.

      Litigation Support - Dr. Welker provides litigation support services to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense. As a prior Medical Review Officer, he is available to review medical charts and to opine on issues concerning pain management medical malpractice.

      He teaches medical and nursing students within the office and emergency department format, has appeared on television to discuss various medical topics of community interest, and has organized medical lectures within the community.
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      Garson M. Caruso, MD, MPH, PA
      647 East Siddonsburg Road
      Mechanicsburg PA 17055
      USA
      phone: 717-691-5409 or 717-968-0576 (Cell)
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      Garson M. Caruso, MD, MPH, PA, is a board certified Occupational Physician in private consulting practice with extensive clinical and administrative experience in emergency and occupational medicine, including:
      • Case Review, Analysis, and Management
      • Impairment Determination and Disability Rating
      • Medical Direction
      • Industrial Illness and Injury Care
      • Medical Review Officer functions
      Dr. Caruso has performed occupational health services and consulting for organizations including Lockheed Martin, Bechtel Aberdeen, PepsiCo, Dean Foods, The New York Transit Authority, and multiple Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He has very broad and in-depth case management and file review experience involving complex disability and workers’ compensation claims. He is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators (IAIME); a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME; 2009-2014); and a Certified Medical Review Officer. He has also held numerous leadership roles in ACOEM, and both published and presented at national, state, and local conferences in his areas of expertise. Dr. Caruso's primary professional interests are worker disability prevention and management, with a particular focus on the psychosocial aspects of occupational medicine and workers compensation, and prevention or minimization of unnecessary work disability.

      Litigation Support - Dr. Caruso's expertise is available to counsel representing both plaintiff and defendant. His services include Independent Medical Evaluations, written reports, depositions, and trial testimony as needed. Dr. Caruso is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland, New York, Virginia, Louisiana, and North Carolina.

      Areas of Expertise:
      • Occupational Medicine
      • Causation Analysis
      • Disability Prevention and Evaluation
      • Workers Compensation
      • Impairment Evaluation and Rating
    • Fitness for Duty
    • Return to Work
    • Drug Testing
    • Work Capacity
    • Work Life Expectancy
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      Adam J. Carinci, MD
      9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
      Baton Rouge LA 70809
      USA
      phone: 845-797-2305
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      Adam Carinci Pain Medicine Expert PhotoDr. Adam J Carinci, MD, is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, expert witness, and speaker with over a decade of Pain Medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine.

      Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. He is Partner at Comprehensive Pain Management in Baton Rouge, LA. Prior to his current position, he was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School.

      Dr. Carinci has been involved in over 40 cases as an expert witness serving counsel for both plaintiff and defense. He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored over 20 expert reports, and has offered testimony under oath at both depositions and trials. Dr. Carinci is pleased to provide attorney references and redacted sample reports.

      Dr. Adam Carinci is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, The American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Pain Society. He lectures nationally as an expert on opioids and pain.

      Pain Management Credentials:
      • Board Certification in Anesthesiology (ABMS)
      • Board Certification in Pain Medicine (ABMS)
      • Pain training: Johns Hopkins Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
      • Prior Director of the MGH Center for Pain Medicine
      • Practice clinical pain management
      Litigation Support:
      • Highly sought after, extensive expert witness experience
      • Standard of care opinions
      • Translate complex medical issues into easily understood language
      • Assist litigators in case merit
      • Case discussion, document review, expert reports, testimony under oath, trial experience
      Insurance:
      • Independent Medical Examinations
      • Peer Reviews
      • Utilization Review
      • Workers comp expertise: diagnosis, causation, pre-existing injuries, appropriates of care, MMI, impairment ratings, restrictions, return to work
      Training & Education:
      • Training and presentations for insurance companies, nurses, case managers, physician groups, law enforcement
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      James P. Argires, MD, FACS, FAANS
      233 College Avenue
      Suite 301
      Lancaster PA 17601
      USA
      phone: (717) 394-4637
      fax: (717) 842-3634 (efax)
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      James Argires Neurosurgical Spine Expert PhotoJames P. Argires, MD, FACS, FAANS, is a Neurosurgical and Spine Specialist with over 47 years of experience treating brain tumors, aneurysms, metastatic disease, and other brain disorders through accurate diagnosis, precision medical procedures, and effective rehabilitation.

      Dr. Argires' expertise is in diagnosing brain and spine injury through comprehensive neurological exams that include advanced diagnostic imaging such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computer Tomography (CT), and Arteriogram.

      Background - Dr. Argires is a Graduate of the University of Alabama Medical School. He is a Member of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Past President of the PA State Neurosurgery Society and Mid- Atlantic Neurosurgery Society. Dr. Argires is currently on staff at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster Regional Medical Center, and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.

      Litigation Support - Dr. Argires provides expert witness services to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. His services include Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Medical Reviews, Narrative Reports, objective opinions, deposition, and trial testimony when necessary. His services encompass all phases of the medicolegal process, including evaluating whether the standard of care was met or breached, testifying in court, or assessing damages based on negligence and resulting injury.

      Areas of Expertise:
      • Brain Tumors
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Brain Lesions
      • Nerve Surgery
      • Spine Pain
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Carotid Artery Blockage
    • Metastatic Disease
    • Pituitary Tumors
    • Craniosynostosis
    • Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
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      Sasha M. Demos, MD, PhD
      Naperville IL USA
      phone: 630-373-2585
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      Sasha M. Demos, MD, PhD, is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at Edward Hospital in the Chicago area. With a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she focused on the areas of Drug Delivery Systems and Ultrasonic Imaging.

      Prior to her appointment as Chair, Dr. Demos served as Director of Obstetrical Anesthesia and was a member of the pediatric anesthesia team for many years. She has authored multiple manuscripts in the areas of liposomes, ultrasound contrast agents, and targeted therapies, and has a patent for her research and development of Acoustically Reflective Liposomes for Tissue Specific Ultrasonic Enhancement. She currently holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

      Litigation Support - Dr. Demos provides expert witness services to attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. Her services include medical record review, reports, depositions, and trial testimony when necessary.

      Areas of Expertise:
      • Airway Management
      • Failed Intubation
      • Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia
      • Obstetrical Anesthesia
      • General Anesthesia
      • Regional Anesthesia
    • Ambulatory Anesthesia
    • Surgical Fires
    • Drug Errors
    • Positioning Injuries
    • Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications
    • Sedation Complications Outside of the OR
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      Dr. Kenneth A. Stein
      M.D.
      14312 Aitken Hill Court
      Chesterfield MO 63017
      USA
      phone: 314-495-7009
      fax: 708-585-3348
      Dr. Kenneth A. Stein is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery/Emergency Medicine Division.He is also a critical care physician at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

      Dr. Stein has lectured nationally on Pain Management, and Consults in the area of Pharmaceutical and Bio-Medical Product Development and Marketing.

      In litigation support Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment.

      Expert Services Include:
      • Survey of case for merit
      • Medical Chart Review and Analysis
      • Preparation for Opposing Expert Deposition and Cross-Examination
      • Medical Literature Search
      • Expert Witness Testimony
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      Moshe Lewis, MD, MBA, MPH
      1213 Eaton Ave. #6
      San Carlos CA 94070
      USA
      phone: 650-366-4542
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      Moshe Lewis, MD, MBA, MPH, is the Chief of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation department at California Pacific Medical Center. With degrees in medicine, business, and public heath, Dr. Lewis offers a unique mélange of the experience and skill necessary to be successful in today’s technologically savvy society. He is the former VP of Operations - Patient Safety Initiatives at NASA, as well as the former Risk Management Director at Kaiser Permanente.

      Dr. Lewis is an Ivy League-trained practicing physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation who prides himself on his ability to help people directly in practice as well as during medical legal assignments. Over the years, being available to heal patients from around the world has been an extraordinary experience and a sincere pleasure. He graduated from Mount Sinai Medical School in New York and fulfilled a residency training program in physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston where he served as chief resident.

      Dr. Lewis is the coauthor of a revolutionary new book titled Understanding Pain: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015) that walks readers through the various types of pain, the causes and symptoms, as well as the methods of treatment currently available. He provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject, covering self-care as well as caring for others in pain, and addressing alternative as well as traditional methods of pain management.

      Litigation Support - Located in San Francisco, Dr. Lewis is an experienced IME Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation expert medical witness and legal QME professional with extensive medical case file review experience. His services include medical record review, depositions, and trial testimony as needed.
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      walks readers through the various types of pain, the causes and symptoms, as well as the methods of treatment currently available. From prescription medication to acupuncture and massage therapy, various approaches may work for some but not for others. But handling pain is essential for living well and functioning on a daily basis. Here, the authors provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject, covering self-care as well as caring for others in pain, and addressing alternative as well as traditional methods of pain management.
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      Wayne H. Grant, Pharm D
      3655 Rawnsdale Road
      Shaker Heights Ohio 44122
      USA
      phone: 216-339-0183
      Wayne H. Grant, PharmD, is a Clinical Pharmacist with a hospice in Cleveland, Ohio and an adjunct clinical assistant professor with the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. As part of an 18 year career, Dr. Grant has an in-depth understanding of various sectors of pharmacy practice. Long-term care, institutional (prison), infusion and retail practice has strengthened the ability to decipher the medical management of patients transitioning through different health care settings.

      Litigation Support - Dr. Grant is an expert in pharmacy practice. His expertise in long-term, institutional, infusion, and retail practice allow for an extensive understanding of the various pharmacy sectors. Dr. Grant is responsible for pharmacotherapeutic management, medication safety and efficacy and drug information all which follow federal, state and local laws. He has provided a variety of expert witness services on behalf of legal professionals, including attorney consultation, case review, case opinion, and written case opinion.

      Areas of Medication Expertise:
      • Adverse Drug Reactions
      • Chronic Pain
      • Drugs and Narcotics
      • Geriatrics
      • Hospice / Palliative Care
      • Hospital Pharmacy
      • Infusion Pharmacy
    • Long Term Care
    • Medical-Legal Issues
    • Nursing Homes
    • Overdosages
    • Pain Management
    • Pharmaceutical Care
    • Pharmacology
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      John H. Fullerton, MD, MRO, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM
      Founder & President
      1700 California St.
      Suite #470
      San Francisco CA 94109
      USA
      phone: 415-460-5532
      fax: 415-376-5820
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      John FullertonJohn H. Fullerton, MD, MRO, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, FASAM is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

      Dr. Fullerton maintains active medical licenses in both California and Florida and holds additional national certificates of added qualifications as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) at multiple levels of care locally and in Home Care (AAHCP).

      Dr. Fullerton is a certified Clinical Forensics Expert, who has participated in nationally recognized Elder Abuse Cases, including the cases of "lay caregivers" misguidedly criminally charged with homicide or manslaughter after caring for a loved one at home with advanced dementias. He has been vetted by the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Office of The Inspector General, and the FBI to perform the duties of a government expert in cases of Criminal Healthcare Fraud. He has served as a key expert witness in the continuing efforts of 'Operation HEAT' and been on the winning side of three criminal convictions.

      Over roughly the past 14 years, Dr. Fullerton has provided independent medical expert testimony and clinical forensic medical testimony in more than 200 cases and reviewed over 1,500 files (including Medicare Audits for the Government). He has focused his medical expertise in mostly Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Determinations of Medicare Medical Necessity matters, and Civil & Criminal cases alleging Elder Abuse (including homicide) at either discovery, deposition or at trial testifying for both plaintiff and defense cases, respectively.

      Areas of Expertise:
      • Adult Hospital Medicine
      • Ambulatory Care - Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
      • Geriatric Approaches to Gero-Psychiatry
      • Immuno-Compromised Host 1 Treatment
      • Long Term Care - SNF
      • Sub-Acute Rehabilitation
      • Assisted Living - Secured Dementia Units
    • LTC / Hospice Medical Directorships
    • Hospice & Palliative Care Units
    • Home Care
    • Elder Abuse Defense Cases
    • Preventable Falls
    • Pressure Wounds / Pain Management
    • Addiction Medicine - Forensic Toxicology / DUI Defense Cases
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      2/3/2014 · Medical
      From the days of "Reefer Madness" until the timing of Proposition 19 with the "Legalization of Marijuana Initiative" on the ballot last November, the controversies swirling around not only the recreational use, but also the medical use of marijuana, particularly in frail, elderly geriatric patients with clinically significant weight loss (and cachexia), has been fraught with controversy. Even though the ballot initiative from 2010 went down in defeat on November 2, 2010, rumblings of some of the authors bringing another, more "targeted" CA initiative in 2012 are regaining momentum.

      A disturbing trend has emerged involving criminal charges being levied against family caregivers treating end-of-life (EOL) elders with dementia.

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      Gary Saff, MD
      Anesthesiology /Pain Management Consultant
      5353 N Federal Highway
      Suite 301
      Fort Lauderdale FL 33308
      USA
      phone: (954) 772-7552
      fax: (954) 839-6353
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      Gary Saff, MD, an ivy league trained Anesthesia / Interventional Pain specialist and licensed independent medical examiner, is the director of Integrated Pain Solution of South Florida, serving the tri-county area including Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

      Prior to his current position, Dr. Saff was the director of pain management services at Cleveland Clinic and a former director at Columbia University’s St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital. He is licensed with the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Pain Management, the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, and is also licensed in acupuncture.

      Dr. Saff has been offering litigation support services to attorneys for Plaintiff and Defense for over 20 years. He has been deposed over 100 times and retained to testify as an expert witness when necessary. His services include consultation, peer review examination, medical record review, medical utilization review, personal injury, worker's compensation, and trial testimony.

      Areas of Expertise:

    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Common Spine Pain
    • Compression Fractures
    • Low Back Pain / Lumbar
    • Radiculopathy / Sciatica
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Facet Syndrome
    • Failed Back Surgery
    • Spondylosis
    • Spondylolithesis
    • Disc Degeneration
    • Disc Herniations
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
    • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Nerve Injuries
    • Cancer Pain
    • RSD / CRPS
    • Arthritis
    • Compression Fractures
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Shingles
    • Musculoskeletal / Sports Injuries
    • Migraines

    • View Gary Saff's Consulting Profile.
      Gary Saff, MD
      There is a "pain crisis" in America today. Desperate, countless numbers of people are seeking treatment for pain, not understanding its source, and where to turn for help. Unresolved pain issues have caused higher insurance premiums, made the work force less productive, and tarnished the "golden years" of retirement. Many physicians are also befuddled as to which treatment options to pursue, while narcotic use has become rampid. This book, written by the highly acclaimed pain management physician, Gary Saff, M.D, offers unique perspectives and insights into solving this dilemma.
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