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Barry Lionel Posner

Owner

Posner Healthcare Consulting

1902 Prosser Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90025
Phone: (310) 903-7987 Email: blionelp@gmail.com

Specialties

Healthcare Billing & Cost Analyses, Alignment of Services Delivery and Insurance, Managed Care Operations, Accountable Care Organizations, Medicare, Medicaid, & ACA Program Management, Healthcare Provider Reimbursement & Incentive Strategies.

Formal Education

Master of Science - Healthcare Administration; Bachelor of Science - Health Science and Administration; Associate of Science - Math/Science.

Previous/Current Position

Senior Manager - Blue Shield of California, 2003 - Present; Director of Medical Economics - Cigna Healthcare of California; Senior Contracts Manager - Kaiser Permanente; Health Issues Coordinator - Los Angeles County Medical Association.

Prof. Affil.

American College of Healthcare Executives; Los Angeles County Bar Association - Expert Witness; Forensic Expert Witness Association.

Publications

TAKE CONTROL of YOUR HEALTHCARE COSTS

Prior Expert

Hampton v. Amgen Holdings; L.A. Superior Court; civil tort. Medical billing appropriateness; Tender Care v. Misa; U.S. District Court; civil tort. Termination of Medicare provider number; Zaniewicz v. Mahal; San Joaquin Superior Court; civil tort. medical Billing appropriateness; Long Beach Medical Center v. Blue Shield; American Arbitration; Contract disputes.

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Michael F. Arrigo

Managing Partner

No World Borders

Four Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 653-8933 101 Alternate: (949) 633-5664 Email: marrigo@noworldborders.com

Specialties

Healthcare regulations and reimbursement including HIPAA Privacy and Security, HITECH Act (Meaningful Use), Medicare Fraud, Medical Coding and Billing, False Claims Act, Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, ICD-9, CPT codes, DRGs.

Degrees/Licenses

Bachelor of Science; Masters (Exp 2017), Biomedical Informatics.

Formal Education

Studies in Biomedical Informatics, Stanford Medical School, 2015; Studies in Bioethics, Harvard Law School, 2018; Medical coding and billing in multiple specialties; HIPAA Privacy and Security Certification; Certified Ambulance Billing Documentation Specialist

Previous/Current Position

Managing Partner, Healthcare Practice; Managing Partner, Global FDA pharmacovicilence system, Abbott Labs; Senior Vice President for two Fortune 100 firms

Prof. Affil.

Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Publications

Healthcare IT News, GovHealthIT, Mobile Health News, Healthcare Financial Management Association

Prior Expert

150 cases including expert report, deposition, court testimony in Federal, State Courts and Arbitrations. Presentations to the U.S. HHS OIG, three retentions by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Transportation. To date, a Chief U.S. District Judge, two U.S. District Judges, State Judges, and Arbitrators denied motions to exclude Arrigo or consented to a stipulations of Arrigo's expert qualifications. The U.S. Court of Appeals considered my opinions as adduced in an appellant attorney's Defendant-Appellant brief and subsequently reversed a lower court.

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Nora Ostrofe

Senior Economist

J.S. Held

San Francisco Headquarters, 1999 Harrison Street, Ste. 1440, Oakland, CA, 94612
Phone: (510) 388-4415 Alternate: (510) 740-0376 Fax: www.JShel-d.com Email: nostrofe@jsheld.com

Specialties

Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in the following practice areas: business interruption; business valuation; class action (product liability, wage and hour); divorce | marital dissolution; employment (including class action, wage and hour, wrongful termination); personal injury (including maritime and medical malpractice); valuation of life care plans; and wrongful death.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; MBA; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley; Certified Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA

Formal Education

BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary’s College; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley

Prof. Affil.

American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA); Collegium of Pecuniary Damage Experts (CPDE); National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE); National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Publications

Provided upon request.

Prior Expert

Provided upon request.

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Jonathan S. Rutchik

Neurology and Occupational Environmental Medicine

UCSF Associate Professor

35 Miller Avenue, Suite 331, Mill Valley, CA, 94941
Phone: (415) 381-3133 Alternate: (415) 606-1465 Fax: www.neoma-.com Email: jsrutch@neoma.com

Specialties

Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Neurotoxicology, Metals (Aluminum, Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, Manganese, Thallium, Tin, Zinc), Solvents, Pesticides, Carbon Monoxide, Electromyography, Environmental Exposures, Chemical Exposures, Toxic Neuropathy, Mold, Head Injuries, Head Trauma, Concussion, Chronic Pain. Neurological Fitness for Duty; police, firefighter, commercial driver, safety sensitive positions.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; MPH; FACOEM; FAAN

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Elliott M. Stein

Director of Psychiatry

Jewish Home of San Francisco

302 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94112
Phone: (415) 672-9352 Fax: www.ellio-ttsteinmd.com Email: geripsych@aol.com

Specialties

I am available to serve as an expert witness, and provide legal and forensic consultation, medical record reviews, and assessments concerning psychiatric issues in older individuals, including testamentary capacity, contested wills and trusts, competence, undue influence, dementia, delirium, Alzheimer's, depression, anxiety, psychosis, nursing homes, assisted living, hospitals, psychotropic medication, Medicare.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D., licensed in CA and FL.

Formal Education

B.S., Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 1965-1969; M.D., Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1969-1973; Internship and Residency, Psychiatry, Herrick Memorial Hospital, Berkeley, CA, 1973-1976.

Reg/Lic

Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry, Board Certified in Psychiatry.

Previous/Current Position

Director of Psychiatry, and Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital for the Jewish Home of San Francisco. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine. Previously in Private Practice of Geriatric and Older Adult Psychiatry in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida for 33 years. I have been Medical Director for the Community Mental Health Center of Miami Beach, Medical Director of an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry program, and Medical Director of an Inpatient Mood Disorder program, as well as consulting at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and other facilities.

Honors/Awards

Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Distinguished Fellow of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In 1997, given the Founder’s Award by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry for contributions to the field, only the 3rd recipient in 35 years. In 2001, given the Weinberg Memorial Award in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, their highest award in Geriatric Psychiatry. ln 2003, was the first recipient of the Clinician of the Year Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In 2004, given Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Miami School of Medicine. Listed in Best Doctors in America continuously since 1992. Board of Directors (1982-1985) and twice elected President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (1985-1987). Treasurer (1989-1993) and on Board of Directors (1993-1997) of the International PsychoGeriatric Association, and Member of the Task Force on Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence.

Prof. Affil.

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Northern California Psychiatric Society, American Geriatrics Society, Gerontological Association of America, International PsychoGeriatric Association.

Publications

Author/co-author of multiple books and book chapters, and articles in the professional literature. Lecturer at local, regional, national, and international conferences. Recent publications include "Geriatric Psychiatric Outpatient Care: The Private Practice Model in the USA", in the textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, 3rd Edition (2011), and "Does your client have testamentary capacity? Mental health and memory issues that affect estate planning." California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, 17 (2), 2011.

Prior Expert

Legal consultation regarding Geriatric Psychiatry matters in more than 50 cases. I have worked with attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

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H. Darien Behravan

Interventional Pain Management Specialist

Bar Area Pain and Spine Institute

13690 E. 14th Street, Suite 230, San Leandro, CA, 94578
Phone: (415) 845-0752 Alternate: (510) 614-9200 Fax: http://ww-w.bayareapainandspine.com Email: dbehravan@gmail.com

Specialties

Dr. Behravan has special expertise in the spine, orthopedic pain, and image-guided procedures. He is experienced in complex orthopedic pain and chronic pain syndromes utilizing state of the art technology and a multidisciplinary approach to pain.

Dr. Behravan also uses BOTOX® in his practice for a variety of pain states including headaches, myofascial pain, post-surgical pain, excessive sweating, and anesthetics.

Formal Education

Fellowships in Pain Management and Anesthesia Pain Management, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2003; Anesthesiology Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2001; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, 1996

Reg/Lic

Licensed physician in California, 2001;
American Board of Anesthesiology – Pain Medicine;
American Board of Anesthesiology – Anesthesiology;
American Society of Addiction – Addiction Medicine;

Previous/Current Position

Founding Physician & Chief Executive Officer, Bay Area Pain and Spine Institute, 2005-present;
Founding Physician & Chief Executive Officer, Bay Area Regenerative Medicine, 2005-present;
Physician, Webster Orthopedics, 2003-2005

Prof. Affil.

American Osteopathic Association;
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians;
North American Spine Society;
American Society of Anesthesiologists;
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

James L. Chen

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

James L Chen MD Inc

450 Sutter Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA, 94108
Phone: (415) 900-3000 Fax: (415) 900-3001 Email: JAMESCHENMD@GMAIL.COM www.aosportsmed.com

Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Knee/Shoulder/Hip/Elbow/Foot/Ankle/Hand/Wrist Surgery, Fracture Care, Joint Replacement Surgery, Independent Medical Evaluation, Medical Record Evaluation.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; MPH.

Formal Education

BA, Swarthmore College, 1998; MD, University of California Davis, 2006; MPH, University of California Berkeley, 2000.

Reg/Lic

Board Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, California Medical License A102032.

Previous/Current Position

Fellowship Director - San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Clinical Professor - University of California San Francisco, Faculty - San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency, Faculty - Current Issues of MRI in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Review - The Knee Journal.

Prof. Affil.

Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.

Prior Expert

Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.

Jacqueline N. Bloink

CEO

Jacqueline Bloink LLC

306 Avenita Monterey, San Clemente, CA, 92672
Phone: (970) 560-1009 Email: jbloink@jacquelinebloinkllc.com

Specialties

Healthcare Reimbursement (Usual, Customize, Reasonable), Revenue Cycle, Medical Coding & Billing, Healthcare Fraud, Compliance.

Degrees/Licenses

MBA

Reg/Lic

RHIA, CFE, CPC, CHC, CMRS

Previous/Current Position

CEO, Director of Compliance, Corlorate Responsibility, Compliance Officer, Practice Administrator.

Prof. Affil.

AAPC, AHIMA, ACFE, HCCA, AMBA,

Publications

Listed on CV

Prior Expert

Consultant, 2010 - Present; Expert Experience, 2016 - Present

Michael F. Sedrak

Michael F. Sedrak, M.D., A Medical Corporation

10336 Wilshire Blvd., #602, Los Angeles, CA, 90024
Phone: (310) 728-0494 Fax: (619) 209-7888 Email: mike@sedrak.org

Specialties

Includes: bariatric/breast/general/laparoscopic surgery, burns, emergency, trauma, hernia, medical peer review, case analysis, medical malpractice (screen cases for merit, medical record review, medical bill auditing, standard of care evaluation, identify medical record tampering, identify adherence or deviation from standard of care).

Degrees/Licenses

M.D., CA and NY.

Jan Roughan

President

Roughan & Associates at Linc, Inc.

465 N. Halstead Street, Suite 120, Pasadena, Ca, 91107
Phone: (626) 351-0991 Fax: (626) 351-0992 Email: janr@linc.biz www.linc.biz

Specialties

Case Management and Medical Legal Consulting Firm - Services/Products offered include; (10) Life Care Planning/Future Medical Costs; 2) Expert Testimony; 3) Expert/Specialists Identification; 4) Merit Analysis; 5) Medical Chronoligies; 6) Attendance at IMEs/Mediations/Arbitrations, Settlement Conferences; 7) Medical Record Review

Degrees/Licenses

BSN; PHN; RN; CRRN/ABSNC; CNLCP; CCM

Gloria M. Kardong

Board Certified Psychiatrist

2225 East Bayshore Road, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA, 94301
Phone: (650) 329-9465 Fax: (650) 329-9869 Email: info@gloriamkardongmd.com www.gloriamkardongmd.com

Specialties

PTSD, Sexual abuse/assault/harassment. Women's Health Care: Pregnancy and postpartum related disorders; oncology, infertility. Impaired doctors and attorneys. Medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, suicide.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; BA.

Formal Education

Residency, Chief Residency, Stanford University, 1987-1990. MD, University of Washington, 1986. BA, Stanford University, Program in Human Biology, University of Washington, 1981.

Reg/Lic

Board Certified Psychiatrist, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Previous/Current Position

Stanford Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; California Medical Board Expert Consultant, 2010 to present; Private Practice of Psychiatry, 1990 to present; Stanford Schools of Law and Medicine, Expert Consultant, 2009 to present; Clinical Director, Women's Program, Oak Creek Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1991; Medical Director, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital, 1990.

Honors/Awards

Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2006-present; Distinguished Service Award, 20 years, 2010; Stanford Adjunct Clinical Faculty.

Prof. Affil.

American Psychiatric Association; California Psychiatric Association; Northern California Psychiatric Society; American Medical Association; Santa Clara County Medical Association.

Prior Expert

Prosecution, Defense, Civil, Criminal, Federal, National, Local. Expert Consultant to Stanford Schools of Law and Medicine and California Medical Board. Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.

Jeffrey G. Light

Maxillofacial Prosthodontist

2650 21st Street, Suite 3, Sacramento, CA, 95818
Phone: (916) 451-9400 Fax: (916) 456-9157 Email: jeffreylight66@yahoo.com

Specialties

Specialist in prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics; Restorative dentistry; Dental malpractice; Oral implant prosthodontics; TMJ disorders; Atypical dental/facial pain; Cranial-mandibular-cervical dysfunction; Certified qualified medical examiner; Expert witness; Assistance in case presentation. Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists. Board Eligible.

Degrees/Licenses

BS, DDS, Lic. #30381 (CA), QME Lic. 003606.

William Dillin

Spine Surgery & Spine Medicine

Independent Spine Evaluation Inc.

6100 Center Drive, #810, Los Angeles, CA, 90045
Phone: (424) 209-1879 Fax: (424) 209-1879 Email: w.dillin@independentspine.com www.spineinformation.com

Specialties

Dr. Dillin performs IME's and reviews Med-Legal and Legal cases with spine related issues.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D.

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