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medical director

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new york, NY, 10030
Posted:
September 16, 2008

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JOHN W. SMITH, M.D.

*** *. ***** ******, ***. * – New York, NY 10030

212-***-**** – *******@*****.***

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Highly-skilled physician with over 15 years of medical/surgical experience including training from world-renowned institutions; specifically The Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Cornell University Medical College. Superior clinical research and medical writing skills; author of medical publications and presentations. High proficiency in reviewing medical and scientific content to ensure scientific validity and clinical relevance across multiple therapeutic areas. Skilled in developing marketing and educational tools to meet target audience needs. Outstanding ability to create, develop and present medical marketing strategies and new business pitches to diverse audiences. Highly detail-oriented with excellent problem solving skills. Ability to successfully manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment. Strong networking and relationship building skills with demonstrated success in collaborating with key opinion leaders and galvanizing support among internal and external stakeholders to meet common goals.

Clinical background as an educator of medical students, physicians, and medical staff with working knowledge of CME according to AMA and ACCME guidelines with ability to facilitate ongoing educational programs and medical training. Demonstrated ability to educate, coach and mentor medical teams to ensure strong fund of knowledge regarding standard medical practices and procedures. Experienced hospital administrator with demonstrated excellence in performing analyses and developing strategic plans to optimize clinical, administrative and financial performance and conducting due diligence to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies including the City and State Departments of Health, JCAHO and ACGME. Skilled in determining cost effectiveness and therapeutic value of medications and surgical instrumentation, and contract negotiation with pharmaceutical and biomedical technology companies. In-depth knowledge and high degree of proficiency in medical professional liability claims management. ________________________________________

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 Clinical/Scientific Research

 Continuing Medical Education

 Evidence Based Medical Education

 Medical Writing/Editing

 Medical Conference Presentation & Management

 Sales/ New Business Development

 Project Management

 Team Leadership

 Health System Strategic Planning

 Staff Development

 Medical/Legal Consulting

 Breast & Skin Cancer Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

 General & Critical Care Surgery

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EXPERIENCE

Medical / Legal Consultant

JACOB D. FUCHSBERG LAW FIRM, LLP / ELENA CARTER, ESQ., LLC, New York, NY, 2007 – Present

Review and analyze medical records to determine merit of medical malpractice litigation.

ST. VINCENT’S MIDTOWN HOSPITAL, New York, NY, 2001 – 2005

Acting Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery

Developed and implemented strategic plans to optimize the institution’s clinical, administrative and financial performance. Prepared departmental quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reviews for presentation at various committees including: Medical Executive, Performance Improvement, Surgical Case Review, and Operating Room Committees and Morbidity & Mortality Conferences.

 Elected by colleagues to Medical Executive Committee; appointed by Department of Surgery Chairman to Surgical Case Review Committee.

Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Private Practice

Plastic Surgery Staff Attending / General Surgery Hospitalist

Manager of Conference and Lecture Series Development

Developed conference and lecture agenda, materials and recruitment/attendance for Morbidity & Mortality and Tumor Board Conferences and Medical Student, Intern & Resident/ Surgical Attending Staff Lecture Series.

Liaison for Newly-Appointed Surgical Staff Physicians

Identified and selected key staff for hire. Coordinated logistics and acclimation process across hospital-wide services including credentialing

Medical / Legal Consultant

LIEFF, CABRASER, HEINMANN, & BERNSTEIN, LLP, New York, NY, 2002 – 2003

Reviewed and analyzed medical records to determine merit for medical malpractice litigation.

General Surgery Hospitalist/Plastic Surgery Staff Attending

INTERFAITH MEDICAL CENTER, Brooklyn, NY, 2001 – 2002

Advertising Sales Associate, Medical Ad Sales

REUBEN H. DONNELLY CORP., Publisher of The Yellow Pages Directory, New York, NY, 1985

Responsible for copy, design and sales of print advertisements to New York City metro area businesses while accounting for $1.5 million in annual billing.

 Recognized and awarded as top salesperson, consistently exceeding daily, weekly and monthly sales goals.

Clinical Research Associate

THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, New York, NY , 1983 – 1984

Studied the effects of estrogen on breast cancer.

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POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER / MANHATTAN EYE, EAR, AND THROAT HOSPITAL, New York, NY, 1998 – 1999, Breast Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Oncologic Plastic Surgery And Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellow

JACK A. FRIEDLAND, MD, PRIVATE PRACTICE, Phoenix AZ, 1997 – 1998, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellow

MAYO CLINIC, Rochester MN, 1995-1997, Plastic Surgery Resident and Chief Resident

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE-NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Manhasset, NY, 1992 – 1993, Surgical Critical Care Fellow

ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, New York, NY, 1989 – 1992 and 1993 – 1995, General Surgery Intern, Resident, and Chief Resident

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EDUCATION

Medical Doctor

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, Buffalo, NY, 1989

Bachelor of Arts Degree with Concentration in Natural Sciences with Specialization in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

COLGATE UNIVERSITY, Hamilton, NY, 1982

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PUBLICATIONS

Disa, JJ, Alizadeh K, Smith, JW: Evaluation of a combined calcium alginate and bio-occlusive membrane dressing in the management of split-thickness skin graft donor sites. Ann Plast Surg 2001 Apr; 46 (4): Pgs. 405-408

Friedland, JA, Smith, JW: Evaluation of the Aging Face. Plastic Surgery Secrets: J. Weinzweig ED., Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. September 1998, Pgs. 268-273

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PRESENTATIONS

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS

“Split Thickness Skin Graft Donor Site Treatment with Calcium Alginate (Kaltostat),” October, 1999

“Endoscopic Trans-Axillary Subpectoral Breast Augmentation versus Trans-Axillary Subpectoral Breast Augmentation: A Comparative Review of 1000 Cases,” October, 1998

PLASTIC SURGERY SENIOR RESIDENTS CONFERENCE

“Percutaneous Trocar Internal Fixation of Mandible Fractures: 50 Consecutive Patients at a Trauma Center,” April, 1997

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS PLASTIC SURGERY SYMPOSIUM

“Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Mayo Clinic Review of 1500 Cases,” January, 1997

SEVENTH ANNUAL PETER CYRUS-RIZZO III SCIENTIFIC SEMINAR

“A Historical and Current Review of Biliary Dyskinesia,” June, 1993

NASSAU SURGICAL SOCIETY

“A Historical and Current Review of Biliary Dyskinesia,” December, 1992

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Clinical Instructor of Surgery

NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE, Valhalla, NY, November, 2003 – March, 2005

Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Surgery

NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, New York, NY, January, 2003 – December, 2005

Advisory Committee, Member

TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, New York, NY, 2006 – Present

________________________________________HONORS AND AWARDS

Employee of the Month

ST. VINCENT’S MIDTOWN HOSPITAL, New York, NY, June, 2002

 Nominated by hospital personnel and selected by human resources department.



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