Contact this IME Doctor

  • Phone: (248) 219-5084
  • Cell: (248) 219-5084
  • Fax: (248) 278-4825

Specialty 1: Dermatology

Specialty 2: Disability Evaluations

Keywords/Search Terms: Exceptionally in skin cancer medicine and surgery, occupational exposure, and use of systemic medications and biologics. Well versed in chart review of written and EMR notes, hospital records, VA and DOD records. Fluency in Spanish. Performed Mohs surgery for 15 years. Maintain up-to-date medical knowledge by performing medical review work and practicing clinical medicine. Especially interested in complications from over use and mis-application of biologic/immunosuppressants.

Medical School: Wayne State University

License(s): CA, MI, NY, FL, VA, WV, GA, PA, OH, IL, NC, TX, ID, MO, AL, MN

Years in Practice: 30

  • 1.5 years performing IMEs
  • 35 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 1 times

Additional Information

Former occupational medicine physician, Rock Island Arsenal, IL 94-97. Family medicine residency and US army physician at Tripler Army Medical Center, and Rock Island Island Army Health Clinic. Dermatology residency Henry Ford Hospitals. Hospital medicine West Palm Beach VAMC and Clarksburg VAMC. Independent medical examiner Veteran Administration since 2022. Medical review physician for MRIoA since 2023. Private general practice dermatology for 14 years to include Mohs surgery. Retired from Veteran Administration as dermatologist 2022. Continue in clinical general dermatology practice since 2022. Meticulous record analysis. Well versed in the use and lacking of EMRs, having been trained in the use of CHCS, CPRS, EMMA, Nextech, and Amazing Charts. Not everything that is documented is true, and not everything is released is complete. I am well versed in the step therapies recommended by major medical guidelines and current therapies in dermatology due to my work in medical review, and my past training in Mohs surgery, and hospital medicine. I am still active in clinical medicine and provide care to all ages due to my family medicine origin. My medical opinions are based on current publications and current guidelines. My goal is to provide an objective approach on all my cases, without personal bias. My broad training as a veterinarian, military physician, family medicine, VA physician, private practice and hospital based medicine makes me well qualified for most medical review and disability cases. Published primary author of 3 articles in peer review journals. Certified bilingual physician English and Spanish. Current board certification by American Board of Dermatology (verify at, and licensed in CA, MI, NY, FL, VA, WV, GA, PA, OH, IL, NC, TX, ID, MO currently, and soon, in AL, and MN as of March 2024.