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  • Phone: (417) 849-5464

Profession: Physician (MD or DO)

Current ABMS or AOA Board Specialty and Subspecialty Certification(s): Surgery

Licenses: Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Additional Information: Extensive experience reviewing wound care & hyperbaric oxygen therapy documentation for medical necessity determination. Detailed familiarity with wound care LCDs for all MACs and HBO NCD. Knowledge of wound/ulcer etiologies, pressure injuries, diabetic ulcers of lower extremities, venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, atypical ulcers, non-healing surgical wounds, and traumatic wounds. Extensive experience in credentialing, quality assurance, patient safety, utilization management, peer-review, medical malpractice, and standard of care. Ten years of experience Medical Director and Assoc CMO.

Education: B.S.-Carnegie Mellon University, M.D.-Temple University School of Medicine, and Ph.D.-Temple University School of Medicine

Years in Practice: 16+ years

Current Hospital Privileges (Excluding Courtesy): Parrish Medical Center

Number of file reviews previously performed: 100+ file reviews

Average monthly hours in direct patient care: Not currently practicing