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Profession: Physician (MD or DO)

Current ABMS or AOA Board Specialty and Subspecialty Certification(s): Pain and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses: Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Additional Information: Fellowship trained interventional physiatrist / ACGME Pain Medicine sub-specialty boarded with 27+ years’ experience in practice (14 years general Pain Medicine / 13 years General Physiatry). Co-editor and author of multiple chapters in the text Atlas of Image-Guided Spinal Procedures (1st & 2nd ed. Elsevier) currently used as the basis for many fellowship training programs. Extensive clinical experience in interventional pain procedures and medical pain management, including work comp. Experience in medico-legal file review as well as utilization review.

Education: Doctor of Medicine-Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Masters of Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering-University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, and Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Years in Practice: 16+ years

Current Hospital Privileges (Excluding Courtesy): Pardee Memorial Hospital, Hendersonville, NC, HCA - Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, Harris Regional Hospital, Sylva, NC, and Haywood Regional Medical Center, Clyde, NC

Number of file reviews previously performed: 11 to 100 file reviews

Average monthly hours in direct patient care: 41 to 80 hours