Fareed Ramzi Asfour, MD Independent Medical Examiner
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Specialty 1: Infectious Diseases

Keywords/Search Terms: COVID-19, Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care, Sepsis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Infections, Surgical Site Infections, Infection Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Consulting, Insurance, Case Review, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Sepsis, Bacterial or Viral Infections, Outbreak Management, Internal medicine, Coronavirus, Emergency Medicine, Mass Torts, Vaccine, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Infectious Disease, Osteomyelitis, Hospital-acquired infections, Endocarditis, Fungal infection

Medical School: ABIM

License(s): AZ, CO, GA, ID, MT, MN, NV, NH, TX, UT, and WA.

Years in Practice: 20+

  • 5+ years performing IMEs
  • 5 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 14+ times

Additional Information

Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating bacteria), osteomyelitis (bone infections), COVID-19, other viral infections, outbreak prevention and management, cellulitis (infection of the skin or soft tissue), surgical site infections (surgery related infections), orthopedic infections, hospital-acquired infections, travel-related infections, antimicrobial stewardship, water borne infections, endocarditis (heart valve infections), bacterial infections, fungal infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and telemedicine. Available Nationwide - Licensed in AZ, CO, GA, ID, MT, MN, NV, NH, TX, UT, and WA.