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  • Phone: (979) 393-0161
  • Fax: (866) 548-6451
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Other Locations: Houston and College Station, Texas

Specialty 1: Occupational Medicine

Specialty 2: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry

Specialty Focus: Board Certified: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Occupational Medicine, and Sports Medicine (CAQ). Residencies: Univ. of Michigan, Harvard Univ. and Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation. Fellowship: Harvard Univ. Technical: musculoskeletal ultrasound, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCS), interventional pain and manual medicine. Other certifications: Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (FAA), offshore Oil and Gas (OGUK), Medical Review Officer, NRCME (DOT), and Texas (TDI-DWC) Designated Doctor.

Medical School: Ohio State College of Medicine

License(s): FL, GA, KS, LA, NC, OH, OK, TX, VA

Years in Practice: 33

Experience:
  • 25 years performing IMEs
  • 1000+ IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 50+ times

IME Certification: IAIME/AADEP

IME Training: SEAK, IAIME/AADEP, ACOEM, and ABIME


Additional Information

Services include comprehensive independent medical evaluation (IME) with functional ability assessments. Evaluations provide a thorough review of medical and psycho-social factors associated with occupational injury and illness, disability, pain disorders, pre-existing disease, and physical rehabilitation. Extensive experience in a broad range of worker health issues. Expert opinions on fitness for duty, return to work, medical accommodation and restriction, disability, AMA impairment rating, determination of extent of injury, and work causation. Special medical expertise: workplace environment, physiatry, muscle and joint, neck and back, hand, arm, shoulder, ergonomics, arthritis, stroke, chronic pain, brain injury, spinal disease, multiple trauma, fibromyalgia, neuromuscular disease, toxicology, indoor environment, occupational lung and skin diseases, infectious and chemical exposures. Serves as Occupational Medicine advisor/consultant for: corporations, academic and research institutions, aeromedical/aviation, and hospital/healthcare systems. Busy clinical practice includes health care workers, construction workers, office and service workers, chemical and manufacturing workers, laboratory and animal researchers, safety sensitive positions, firefighters and police, oil and gas industry, offshore workers, athletes and recreational sports. Medical offices in Houston and College Station, Texas.