This expert is a nationally recognized cardiovascular device product development & research engineer and has conducted cardiovascular device research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He has published in the areas of atrial fibrillation (AF); cardiac pacing: and congestive heart failure devices. He has provided testimony in 6 depositions in the last 4 years (without a Daubert Challenge) and has been an Expert Witness and medical device consultant for 10 years and has been involved in numerous medical device liability and patent infringement cases for both the Plaintiff and the Defendant sides.
He has been involved in cases involving Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD) Device Systems; ICD Lead Design and failures (including the St. Jude medical Riata leads); Cardiac Pacemaker Systems Research and Development ; Cardiac Pacing Lead Design and Development; Cardiac pacing Lead Failures; Heart Failure Therapy Devices; Cardiovascular Imaging (including cardiac echo and MRI system design and maintenance); Atrial Fibrillation Therapy Device Systems; Ventricular Assist Devices: Cardiac Stents; and Cardiac Valves. He is currently teaching a cardiac device course in the biomedical engineering department in a major university and has been involved in research and development of cardiac pacing systems at a major medical center.
BA, Premedical Studies, Syracuse University
MS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
MS, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
D.Eng, Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland State University
Member, Heart Rhythm Society
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, major university
Current, President and Principal Engineer, a medical device consultancy