The Autopsy Doctor

Autopsies that require an independent and comprehensive report.

Professional Certifications, Experience, Education and Memberships

Board Certifications

9/15/98: American Board of PathologyForensic Pathology

6/11/97 : American Board of Pathology:  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

5/1/92: National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Medical Licensure

1995 – present Florida      #ME 91077

1990 -1996 Michigan Educational (Residency)

1996 – present Michigan    #4301055984

1997 – present Ohio        #35-07-3291

2016 – present California   #146744

2017- present Georgia     #077422

Professional Work Experience

7/15- present: President and Medical Director, Final Diagnosis, Inc.  Unit E-20 501 South Faulkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619. Private autopsy laboratory and forensic consultative service.

2/09 – present: Medical Director, Tissue Banking Services, LifeLink Foundation, Tampa, Florida 33619

8/07 – present: Microbiology Lab Director, LifeLink Tissue Bank, LifeLink Foundation, Tampa, FL 33619

3/06 – present: Associate Medical Examiner (monthly until 7/2016, currently used for occasional coverage), District 12 Medical Examiner’s Office, Russell Vega, M.D., Sarasota, Florida 34239

4/06 –  2010: Co-Director, Transplant Immunology Lab, Infectious Disease Testing Components (Nucleic Acid Testing), LifeLink Foundation, Tampa, Florida, 33606

12/06 – present: Associate Medical Examiner (rare part-time locum coverage over the years), District 22 Medical Examiner’s Office, Riazul H. Imami, M.D., Ph.D., Port Charlotte, Florida

12/07 – present:  Associate Medical Examiner (rare part-time locum coverage over the years), District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office, Rebecca Hamilton, M.D., Fort Myers, Florida

2/08 – 10/08: Associate Medical Examiner, District 13 Medical Examiner’s Office, Vernard Adams, M.D., Tampa, Florida (coverage during temporary short-staffing)

11/07 – present: Forensic Pathologist, Genesee County Medical Examiner’s Office (rare coverage as locum contractor), Flint, Michigan, Brian Hunter, M.D.

1/05 – 2/06: Associate Medical Examiner, District Six Medical Examiner’s Office, Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A., Largo, Florida

8/97 – 1/05: Deputy Coroner and Senior Forensic Pathologist, Hamilton County Coroner’s Office, Cincinnati, Ohio

9/98 – 1/05: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

7/03 – 1/05: Contractual and consulting forensic pathologist, Butler County Coroner’s Office, Hamilton, Ohio

7/00 – 7/15: Private autopsy and consultation services, Daniel Schultz, M.D., (sole proprietor, private practice)

10/96 – 7/97: Contractual forensic pathologist, Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office, Jackson, Michigan

7/96 – 6/97: Contractual forensic pathologist, Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office, Pontiac, Michigan

9/92 – 7/94: Surgical pathology locum, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan

Education

9/86 – 6/90: Medical Doctor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan

9/82 – 4/86: Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

11/90 – 3/91: Research Associate, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Forensic Sciences – Fellow

National Association of Medical Examiners – Fellow

Florida Association of Medical Examiners – Member

American Association of Tissue Banks – Member 2006-present

Michigan Association of Medical Examiners – Member 1997-2004