ELLIOTT B. OPPENHEIM, MD, JD, LLM Health Law  

Elliott B Oppenheim is a consultant to the firm.  Dr. Oppenheimis CEO and President of coMEDco, Inc. a firm engaged in medical-legal intelligence analysis and assists lawyers in criminal defense in medical areas. He has been working in the field for forty years. He received a BA in Biology with emphasis in chemistry, physics, and math in 1969 from Occidental College, Los Angeles. He completed University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine in 1973. During medical school he completed clerkships at the University of Oxford (Thoracic Surgery), Harvard University, (General Surgery), the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, and then at Stanford University (Cardiac Surgery-with Norman Shumway). He completed a surgical internship, PGY-1, at the University of Washington affiliated Providence Hospital, 1974, then went to the University of British Columbia for surgical residency training. He gained significant experience in all aspects of cardiac surgery as well as in neurologic surgery.  Between 1974-1992, he practiced family medicine and emergency medicine in Washington State. In 1992, he began law school at University of Michigan, School of Law, JD 1995, and then completed a Master’s in Health Law at Chicago’s Loyola University School of Law, at the Beazley Institute for Health Law, with an LLM Health Law. He was an editor for the law review. He has engaged in medical legal analysis since 1974, working in all states, and wrote the accepted 900 page treatise in the field of medical record law, The Medical Record as Evidence (Lexis 1997). He has written extensively in the area of medicine and the law.

 

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