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Primary Area of Expertise

Operating Room Standards of Care

Expert Witness Profile

As an administrator, Jason has personally supervised the safe care in and around surgery and other procedures in various operating room venues for 15 years, totaling approximately 200,000 surgeries. Jason has extensive knowledge related to surgical clinical scenarios from personal participation as well as his education and experience as a Registered Nurse, Operating Room Manager, Director, and Administrator in similar venues. Experience with regulatory mandates all over U.S., expertise in national clinical standards, and ensuring best practices in procedural safety culture. Jason completed the Institute of Healthcare Improvement's Patient Safety Executive post-graduate course in 2013. Currently holds a professional certification as an Operating Room Nurse (CNOR). As an expert witness / consultant, Jason has consulted on over 30 different matters, representing the Defendant approximately 60% of the time. To date, he has participated in several depositions, and none of his consulting cases have gone to trial.

Oversight Experiences include:

- Multi-site surgical venues - UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente

- Level 1 Trauma academic medical center – UC Davis Medical Center

- Integrated health system – Kaiser Permanente

- Military health care – Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Operation Iraqi Freedom

- Fee for service ambulatory surgery and procedural services – Alta Bates Summit Surgery Center

- Clinic management – Perioperative Medicine Clinic, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco

- Capital Construction Planning and Implementation – UC Davis Medical Center

Education & Licenses

Registered Nurse, Master's in Public Health, Master's in Nursing Administration, Certified OR Nurse (CNOR)