Expert Qualifications

This highly experienced physician is board certified in Occupational Medicine, Aerospace Medicine, and Hyperbaric Medicine. Frequently performing independent medical examinations, he is certified in the evaluation of disability and in the assessment of impairment ratings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the several Wound Care Organizations. In addition to his clinical duties as a staff physician at numerous hospitals, he has significant experience working for the military and insurance vendors for peer review and utilization review. He was a consultant to the Surgeon General on Hyperbaric Medicine and has over 50 peer reviewed publications. Licensed in Iowa, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming, Virginia.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Glendale, AZ
  • B.S., Psychology, Arizona State University
  • D.O., Des Moines University
  • M.P.H., University of Arizona
  • Residency, Occupational Medicine, University of Arizona
  • Residency, Aerospace Medicine, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine
  • Fellowship, Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine
  • Board Certified, Occupational Medicine
  • Board Certified, Aerospace Medicine
  • Board Certified, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Preventive Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Wound Management
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
  • Diplomate, American Board of Professional Disability Consultants
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Certified ABIME, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and Certified Impairment Rating Specialist, American Academy of Expert Medical Evaluators
  • Certification in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating, American Academy of Disability Rating Physicians
  • Certified Wound Care Specialist (CWS)
  • Former, Medical Director, Lockheed-Martin Astronautics Group
  • Former, Regional Medical Director, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
  • Former, Chief of Aerospace Medicine, Randolph Air Force Base
  • Former, Deputy Director of Medical Research, US Army
  • Former, Staff Physician in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, various Texas and Arizona hospitals
  • Former, Director of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Virginia Hospital Center
  • Current, Medical Director, Regional AZ Public Safety Training Center for 14 Firefighter Departments

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