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Board Certified Pulmonary Internist, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Expert Consultant Resume

Resume of VLP, M.D., F.C.C.P. Consultant

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Education:

This expert is an M.D., receiving this doctorate from the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois.

This expert received an M.S. in Neuroanatomy in the Department of Anatomy from the University of Illinois.

This expert received a B.S. from the Illinois State University. This consultant's major was in Chemistry, and minor in Biology.

This expert engaged in the following Post Graduate Education :

Fellowship : Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Chief Resident : Internal Medicine, Los Angeles / University of Southern California Medical Center

Residency : Internal Medicine, Los Angeles County / University of Southern California Medical Center

Internship : Rotating, Los Angeles County / University of Southern California Medical Center


Expertise and Services:

Board Certified Pulmonary Internist, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Expert Consultant Resume

This expert specializes in internal / chest medicine, respiratory failure, pleural effusion, toxic and chemical exposure, and cerebrovascular disease. This consultant also has experience in the fields of asthma, pulmonary embolism, mold exposure, and pulmonary physiology. Cardiovascular disease, smoke inhalation, chemical exposure, wrongful death, anaphylaxis, chronic lung disease (COPD), and pneumothorax are areas of expertise of this consultant. Other areas of specialty for this consultant are postoperative complications, medication errors, hypertension, aspiration pneumonia, and chest trauma.

This expert is a Board Certified Pulmonary Internist with academic appointments and teaching positions at major universities. With over 20 years experience in the evaluation of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury cases, this consultant has served as an expert witness for both defense and plaintiff attorneys, participating in over 500 depositions and testifying in over 50 trials.

This consultant's expertise in pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease enable evaluation of the complex multisystem disorders seen in wrongful death and toxic tort cases. Specific areas of this consultant's expert testimony include pulmonary embolism, asthma, mold exposure, respiratory failure, and hypertension. Other areas of this consultant's expert testimony include stroke, asbestosis, pneumothorax, and lung cancer. Shock, anaphylaxis, smoke inhalation, chest trauma, and post-operative surgical complications are areas this consultant has expert testimony experience. This consultant also has expert testimony experience in the fields of toxic fume inhalation, pneumonia, upper airway obstruction, and congestive heart failure.


Professional Experience:

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in internal / chest medicine, respiratory failure, pleural effusion, toxic and chemical exposure, cerebrovascular disease, asthma, pulmonary embolism, mold exposure, medical malpractice, personal injury, expert testimony, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

Internal Medicine and Chest Medicine

Emergency Medicine, LAC / USC Medical Center

Emergency Medicine, Santa Marta Hospital

Emergency Medicine, Glendale Memorial Hospital

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

Lecturer in Physiology, Thomas Haider Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside

Guest Lecturer, Departments of Internal Medicine and Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Southern California


Additional Experience:

Research

Histological Effects of Long Term Sensory Deprivation in the Cat Visual System

Key words and phrases related to this expert's capabilities include :

pulmonary embolism, lung cancer, wrongful death, mold exposure, asthma, pneumothorax, fatal sepsis, toxic fume inhalation, death-motor vehicle accidents, electrocution, sudden cardiac death, premature extubation, mechanical ventilation death, anaphylaxis, secondhand smoke exposure, diabetic ketoacidosis, stroke, aspiration pneumonia, smoke inhalation, chest trauma, myocardial infarction, elder abuse, septic shock, post-operative surgical death, malignant hypertension, sub-arachnoid hemorrhage, acute respiratory failure, upper airway obstruction, blunt abdominal trauma, post-operative surgical complications, cardiac arrhythmia, hemothorax, pneumonia, diabetes, hypovolemic shock, hemorrhagic shock, congestive heart failure, drug overdose, medication overdose, pancreatitis, pulmonary edema, pulmonary hypertension, blunt head trauma, gunshot wounds (chest and abdomen), penetrating trauma (chest and abdomen).


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