110 Mattison Cove, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319

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PHYSICIAN'S BIOGRAPHY
Date of Birth: October 3, 1937
High School:
Palm Beach High School, West Palm Beach, Florida Graduated 1955
College:
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1955-1958
Medical School:
University of Miami Medical School, Miami, Florida, 1958-1962
Internship:
(Rotating) USAF Hospital Scott, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, 1962-1963
Military:
Captain, US (MC) Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, 1963-1966
Residency:
Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
(1) General Surgery, 1966-1967
(2) Urology, 1967-1970
Private Practice:
Adult and Pediatric Urology, 1970 - 1999

Faculty Appointment:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 2007-2009

Medical Licenses:
- Georgia, 1962, #9894
- Florida, 1963, Inactive
- Drug Enforcement Agency, Current

Medical Organizations (inactive except as shown)
- American Association of Clinical Urologists
- American College of Legal Medicine
- American College of Surgeons
- American College of Medical Quality
- American Medical Association American Medical Peer Review Organization
- American Public Health Association
- American Urological Association (current)
- American Urological Association, Southeast Section (current)
- Atlanta Urological Association
- Dixie Region, Flying Physicians Association (Charter President, 1976-1978)
- Flying Physicians Association, Life Member
- Georgia Urological Association
- International College of Surgeons
- Medical Association of Atlanta
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Society for the Study of Impotency, 1995
- Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity

Board Certification
- American Board of Urology, 1973
- American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, 1981
- National Board of Medical Examiners, 1962
- Laser Qualified, 1992
- Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, 1992

Hospital Privileges (all currently inactive)
- North Fulton Medical Center
- Northside Hospital
- Shallowford Community Hospital, Active
- West Paces Ferry Hospital
- DeKalb General Hospital
- Egleston Hospital
- Peachford Hospital
- Windy Hill Hospital
- Scottish Rite Hospital
- Forsyth County Hospital


HOSPITAL COMMITTEES/DEPARTMENTS
CHAIRMAN
- Medical Audit Committee, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1977-1979
- Utilization Review Committee, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1979-1980, 1982-1983, 1985-1986
- Medical Records and Audit Committee, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1980-1981
- Disaster Control Committee, Northside Hospital, 1973-1974
- Urology Section, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1972-1974, 1977-1978, 1984-1987, 1988-1989
- Urology Section, North Fulton Medical Center, 1983, 1984
- Credentials Committee, Northside Hospital, 1971-1973
- Credentials Committee, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1972-1974, 1988, 1989

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
- Northside Hospital, 1971-1973
- Shallowford Community Hospital, 1972-1974, 1978-1981, 1984

MEMBER
- Quality Assurance Committee, Shallowford Community Hospital, 1981-1982, 1982-1983, 1984-1986
- American Urological Association, Urological Risk Prevention Committee, 1988-1989

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- Flying Physicians Association, Inc., 1978-1983
- Georgia Kidney Foundation, 1979-1980, 1980-1981
- HealthCare, Inc., 1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1981-1982, 1982-1983
- Medical Advisory Committee of the Atlanta Planned Parenthood, 1976-1980
- Treasurer, HealthCare Board of Directors, 1982, 1983, 1984

MEDICAL DIRECTOR
- Georgia Medical Care Foundation/PSRO, 1980-1981, 1981-1982, 1982-1983
- National Health Network, 1985
- Quality Assurance and Utilization Review , Lakeside Community Hospital, Cumming, Georgia, 1990, 1991

CLINICAL INVESTIGATOR
- A Multicentric Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Ofloxacin versus Carbenicillin in the Treatment of Bacterial Prostatitis, Protocol No. F85-047, Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, 1988
- Intraprostatic Stent, Advanced Surgical Interventions, Inc., 1991

OFFICES HELD
- President, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, 1988 - 1992
- President, Dixie Region, Flying Physicians Association, 1976-1978
- President, Quality Management Audits, Inc., 1991
- Secretary-Treasurer, Urology Lawyers Council, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
- Treasurer, South Atlantic Chapter, American College of Utilization Review Physicians, 1988, 1989

MISCELLANEOUS
- Oral Examiner, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, October 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
- Southeast Regional Advisor, International Urological Sciences, Inc. Instructor, Review Course, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
- Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association, 1989
- Consultant, Quality Assurance for Healthcare and Correctional Settings, National Academy of Corrections, Boulder, Colorado, 1992
- Physician's Recognition Award, 1992-1995, American Medical Association
- Panel Member, Advisory Council to Insurance Commissioner of the State of Georgia regarding Universal Access of Healthcare for the Citizens of Georgia, 1992, 1993

MEETINGS
- Stanford University Postgraduate Medical Education Course, Interstitial Treatment of Prostate Cancer, March 24, 1980
- HMO-Governing Board Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, January 26-27, 1981
- Big Sky Urology Conference, Montana, March 5-8, 1981
- International Urological Sciences, Inc., Guest Speaker, "Current Aspects of Reconstructive Urological Surgery," April 10, 1981
- American Medical Association National Leadership Conference, Chicago, Illinois, February 25-28, 1982
- International Urological Sciences, Inc., Speaker, Atlanta, Georgia 1982
- AAPSRO National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 1982
- ACURP, Chicago, Illinois, October 1982
- American Urological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1983
- American College of Utilization Review Physicians, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1983
- Georgia Association of Recovery Room Nurses, Savannah, Georgia, May 1983
- Endo-Urology Percutaneous Stone Extraction, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Long Island, New York, September 1983
- American College of Utilization Review Physicians, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1984
- American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1985
- American Urological Association Annual Meeting, New York City, May 1986
- American College of Utilization Review Physicians, San Diego, California, October 1986
- FAA Aviation Medicine Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1987
-Medicine in the Law, American College of Legal Medicine, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida,
February 1987
- American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 1987
-Diagnostic Urologic Ultrasound Course, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 1987
- American Medical Peer Review Association, Hilton Head, South Carolina, March 1988
- ZapFacts: An Institute on Electrosurgical Safety, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1988
- American Urological Association National Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, June 1988
- Contact Laser Surgery and Endoscopy, Atlanta, Georgia, December 1988
- Nocturnal Enuresis: A Psychological Rationale for Clinical Managemen t, Dallas, Texas, May 1989
- American Heart Association, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1989
- Southeastern Section, American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, March 1991
- Effective Management and Direction of Malpractice Insurers and Trusts, Tillinghast Seminars, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1991
- American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 1991
- Continuing Medical Education Seminar, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Keystone, Colorado, July 1991
- Continuing Medical Education Seminar, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1991
- Southern Medical Association, Urology Section, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1991
- Senior FAA Aviation Medical Examiners Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, November 19, 1991
- American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, "Quality: Whose Responsibility?" Clearwater, Florida, February 1992
- American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Continuing Medical Education Seminar, Indian Wells, California, May 1992
- American Urological Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 1992
- Southern Medical Association, 86th Annual Scientific Assembly, San Antonio, Texas, November 1992
- Southern Association for Geriatric Medicine, Naples, Florida, June 1993
- Lasers in Urology, Certification for Laser Prostatectomy, Medical Seminar Group, Atlanta, Georgia, July 1993
- Southern Medical Association, Annual Scientific Assembly, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1993
- Recertification, Laser Safety and Physics, CO2 and Yag Laser, Dunwoody Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1993
- Contigen Implant Training Program, Atlanta, Georgia, July 1994
- Clinical Care for Prostatic Diseases, Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, Massachusetts, March 1995
- Silicone Disorders Related Research Group, New Orleans, La., May, 1995
- National Urology Review, Chicago, Illinois, December 1995
- American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 1996
- Clinical Care for Prostatic Diseases, Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham Massachusetts, March 1995
- National Urology Review, Chicago, Illinois, December 1995
- American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 1996
- Advanced Prostate Cancer; Redefining the Challenge, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1996
- Holmium Laser Prostatectomy and Lithotripsy International Symposium, Rotorua, New Zealand, October 1996
- National Urology Review, Chicago, Illinois, December 1996
- Hormonal Therapy plus Radiation in the Management of Postate Cancer, Atlanta, Georgia, February 1997
- Aviation Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 1997
- The Three I's of Practice Expansion, National Association of Managed Care Physicians, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1997
- American Urological Association Annual Meeting, 1998, 1999,2001, 2002, 2003
- Advances in Urology, Emory University Department of Urology, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2007

SPEAKER
- Georgia Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1985
- "HMO's Effect on Patient-Physician Relationships," Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1986
- "Pre-Admission Review," National Health Network, Charleston, South Carolina, January 1986
- American Urological Association Allied, Atlanta, Georgia, February 1986
- "Key Lesson Concerning Peer Review in the Malpractice Arena," South Atlantic Regional Chapter of ACURP, Savannah, Georgia, April 1986
- "Utilization Review," Risk and Insurance Management Society Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 1986 - "Healthcare Cost Containment," Flying Physicians Association Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, May 1986
- Faculty, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, San Diego, California, Oc tober 1986 and 1987
- "Medical Malpractice Crisis," Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Treasure Cay, Bahamas, February 1987
- "The Myth of the Medical Malpractice Crisis," Flying Physicians Association Meeting, Treasure Cay, Bahamas, May 1987
- Faculty, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 1987
- "Incontinence," Visiting Professor Program OB-GYN Resident Staff, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, December 1987
- "Physician's Responsibility in Peer Review," Georgia Society of Utilization Review Coordinators, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1988
- "Physician's Responsibility in Peer Review," American College of Legal Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 1988
- "The Law of Agency and the Evolution of Hospital Liability," American College of Utilization Review Physicians, Kansas City, Missouri, June 1988
- "Legal Issues in Utilization Review," American College of Utilization Review Physicians, Ft. Worth, Te xas, October 1988
- "Urological Etiology of Incontinence," American Society of Urogynecology, Wild Dunes, South Carolina, October 1988
- "The Healthcare Quality Improvement Act of 1986," Georgia Utilization Review Coordinators Society, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1989
- "Malpractice Hazards in Diagnosis," Medical Malpractice Risk Management, Physicians Reliance Association, Boca Raton, Florida, June 1989
- "Historical Aspect of Utilization Review," Rehabilitation Seminar, Intracorp, Denver, Colorado, September 1989
- "Duties of the Physician," American College of Legal Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 1989
- "Basis for Credentialing in Utilization Review," American College of Utilization Review Physicians, New York City, October 1989
- "Legal Responsibility of the Physician," Seminar of Physicians Reliance Insurance Company, Newport, Rhode Island, October 1989
- "Plaintiff's Attorney's View of the Defendant Physician," Risk Management Seminar, University of South Florida Medical School CME Seminar, Bermuda, November 1989
- "The Doctor as a Target: Litigation, Regulation and Legislation," sponsored by St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society and Medical-Legal Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, January 1990
- "Quality: What Is It and How Do I Find It?" American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Regional Seminar, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1990
- "The Role of the College, the Board and the Physician in Utilization Review in the '90s," American College of Utilization Review Physicians, Dallas, Texas, March 1990
- "Hospital Risk Management Programs: Medical Staff Responsibilities," Risk Management Seminar, East Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, April 1990
- "How to Control Costs and Maintain Quality of Care," Keynote Speaker, Annual Retreat, Graduate Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1990
- "Legal Duties of the Physician," Risk Management for Physicians, sponsored by Physicians National Risk Retention Group, Williamsburg, Virginia, September 1990
- "Relationship of the Board to the College," National American College of Utilization Review Physicians, San Francisco, California, October 1990
- "Healthcare Quality Improvement Act of 1986 and the National Practitioner Data Bank," Florida Association of HMOs, Miami Beach, Florida, November 1990
- "Issues and Causes of Medical Malpractice," Risk Management Seminar Quarterly Staff Meeting, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina, March 1991
- "Legal Issues in Utilization Review," Intracorp Business Coalition, Washington, D.C., April 1991
- "The Role of Quality Assurance and Peer Review in Quality Care," Institute for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Professionals, Americus, Georgia, May 1991
- "Quality Assurance in Today's Health Care Environment," Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, Jekyll Island, Georgia, August 1991
- "Legal Aspects of Utilization Review," Conference of Third-Party Administrators, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1991
- "Quality Assurance for Healthcare in Correctional Settings," National Academy of Corrections, Boulder, Colorado, January 1992
- "How Utilization Review Affects the Case Manager," The Individual Case Management Association, Nashville, Tennessee, September 1992
- "Medical/Legal Issues Affecting the Operating Room Nurse," North Atlanta Chapter of the Georgia Association of Operating Room Nurses, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1992
- "Quality Assurance: From Introduction to Graduation," Course Director, Southern Medical Association, San Antonio, Texas, November 1992
- "Medical/Legal Issues in Case M anagement," Case Management Society of Georgia - Case Management of Today, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1993
- "Use of the Intraurethral Prostatic Stent as an Alternative Approach for Obstructive Prostate Disease in the Geriatric Population," Southern Association for Geriatric Medicine, Naples, Florida, June 1993
- "Medical Malpractice: Cases that Are and Some that Aren't," Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Assembly, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1993
- "The Use of the Titanium Stent as an Alternative to TUR," The Urology Section, Southern Medical Association Annual Scientific Assembly, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1993
- "Video Urology: The Intraurethral Prostatic Stent - An Alternative Approach for the Treatment of Obstructive Prostate Disease," North Central Section, American Urological Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 1993
- "The Intraurethral Titanium Prostatic Stent," Western Section, American Urological Association, Palm Springs, California, November 1993
- "Evolution, Revolution and Solution to Healthcare Reform," Georgia Workers Compensation Annual Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1993
- "The Physician's Responsibility in Forensic Medicine," The Forensic Society of OB/GYN, American College of OB/GYN, Orlando, Florida, May 1994
- "ERISA: Legal Duty to Pay," Medical Case Management Conference, San Diego, California, October 1994
- "Medical Etymology," National Association of Legal Secretaries, Biloxi, Mississippi, September 1995
- "Creating a Synergy between Case Managers and the Physician," National Managed Healthcare Congress, Washington, D.C., May 1996
- "Capitation," American Urological Association Health Policy Seminar, Seattle, Washington, July 1996
- Invited Keynote Speaker, New Zealand Medical/Legal Society, Wellington, New Zealand, February 1997
- Lunch and Learn: Medical Malpractice, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta,Ga., 2002, 2003
- Law School for Medical Students, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., January, 2004
- Medico-legal issues for Medical Students, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., 2005, 2006, 2007
- How to Avoid a Lawsuit, Advances in Urology, Emory University Department of Urology, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2007

PAPERS PUBLISHED
- "Familial Vesicoureteral Reflux," Journal of Medical Association of Georgia, 1974
- "Unlooping the Loop," Journal of Medical Association of Georgia, April 1976
- "Come Fly with Me," Journal of Medical Association of Georgia, August 1976
- "Allergic Prostatitis," Journal of Urology, July 1977
- "Schistosomiasis: What Do You Remember About It?" Journal of Medical Association of Georgia , September 1978
- "Marathon Man, or Jogging Can Be Fun," Journal of Medical Association of Georgia, January 1979
- "Too Bad for You, Humpty Dumpty," Journal of Medical Association of Georgia, November 1980
- "First, Second or Third -- It's Still a Physical," Aviation Travel and Times, Volume 1, Number 1, 1980
- "Let's Hear It for the Ear," Aviation Travel, Volume 1, Number 11
- "Kidney Stones I Have Known," Flying Physicians Association Journal, October 1981
- Book Review, "Wings of Man," Flying Physicians Association Journal, June 1982
- Book Review, "The Flying White House," Flying Physicians Association Journal, September 1982
- "Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome," Urology, November 1982
- "Flying Physicians Association: A Brief Introduction," Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, Volume 54:1, January 1983
- "Interstitial Prostatic Irradiation," The Flying Physician, June 1983
- "Simple Eosinophilic Granulomatous Prostatitis," Journal of Urology, 132:358, 1984
- "Physician's Responsibility in Peer Review," The Flying Physician, December 1985
- "The Doctrine of Informed Consent," Medicine and Law, 6:117-125 (1987)
- "Treating Obstructive Prostate Disease -- with a Stent," Geriatric Consultant, Volume 12, Number 3, November/December 1993
- FDA Medical Device Regulations: A Brief Overview; Managed Care Medicine, Vol. 2, # 1, pg. 23-25, January, 1995.
- Long-term Experience Utilizing a New Balloon Expandable Prostatic Endoprosthesis: The Titan Stent; Kaplan,S.A., Chiou, R. K., Katz, P.G., Urology, Vol, 45, # 2, pg. 234-240, February, 1995.
- Understanding Federal Medical Device Statutes and their Application to Various Penile Prostheses; Southern Medical Journal, Vol.88, Number 6, pg.609-614, June, 1995
- Medical Errors: Do the Doctors Have Any Idea What Is About To Happen To Them?
Verdict, Fall, 2002
- To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, “Verdict”, Winter, 2003
- This Special Thing Called Love; The Flying Physician, Vol.52, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2009

BOOKS PUBLISHED
- Medical Malpractice: Handling Urology Cases, W. J. Morton, M.D., J.D., Shepard's McGraw-Hill, August 1990
- Contributing Author, Quality Assurance and Utilization Review: Current Readings in Concept and Practice, Tobias and Ziegenfuss, 1987
- Contributing Author, Medicolegal Primer, American College of Legal Medicine Foundation, First Edition, 1991
- Contributing Author, Trauma, "Urological Trauma," Matthew Bender, Publisher, October 1992
- Contributing Author, 1997 Wiley Medical Malpractice Update, "Urology: Recent Innovations in - Technology, Surgery, and Treatment," John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1997

EDITORIAL BOARD
- Medical Legal Lessons, published by the American College of Legal Medicine 1988
- Managed Care Medicine, Journal of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians 1989
- MD NetGuide, Hippocratic Shield, 2003






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