JOHN W. SMITH, M.D.
212-***-**** – *******@*****.***
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
Continuing Medical Education
Evidence Based Medical Education
Medical Conference Presentation & Management
Sales/ New Business Development
Health System Strategic Planning
Breast & Skin Cancer Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
General & Critical Care Surgery
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.
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
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
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
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
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.