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  • Company: OccMed, Inc.
  • Phone: (951) 666-0706
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Other Locations: Bakersfield, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino, Whittier, Inglewood, W. Covina

Specialty 1: Occupational Medicine

Specialty 2: Internal Medicine

Specialty Focus: My areas of expertise are Internal and Occupational Medicine and Occupational Toxicology. My emphasis is on causation of conditions related to work exposure, including cancer, solvents, pesticides, asbestos and other dusts, work stress and heart disease and impairment/disability determination.

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico Medical Campus; Medical College of Wisconsin

License(s): CA

Years in Practice: 30

Experience:
  • 20 years performing IMEs
  • Hundreds IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 100+ times

IME Certification: CIME

IME Training: SEAK and ABIME


Additional Information

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Toxicology. Masters Degree in Occupational Medicine. Board Certified Physician Advisor. Medical Review Officer. Certified in the use of the AMA Guides for impairment determinations. Depositions on pneumoconiosis, bauxite, Multiple Myeloma, heart disease and work stress, solvents (TCE). IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, stroke, rheumatological disorders, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, return to work (with or without limitations/restrictions), long term and short term disability, FMLA, Fit-for-Duty. Having in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine and being academically trained in Occupational Medicine and Toxicology is complementary. These skills help me evaluate a case thoroughly to determine causation or formulate recommendations for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. I have many years of experience performing IMEs within the scope of my credentials.