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Medical Biomechanics Inc.
100 E. San Marcos Blvd., Suite 400
San Marcos, CA 92069
Tel: 760.751.0928
Facsimile: 760.751.0938
Email: JPUTTER@LTSP.COM (preferred address); JPUTTER@POL.NET (secondary address)


Legal Medicine.


1. Marital status: married Sylvia. One Godson Eric, age 9.

2. 1984-present: Medical license, State of California. Practice of medicine. Active.

3. Veteran Navy physician honorably discharged 1987.

4. 1993-present: owner and full-time Medical Director of Medical Biomechanics Inc., a California corporation.

5. 2009-2011: Participated in manuscript peer review, refereed journal, Vox Sanguinis, official journal of the International Society of Blood Transfusion.

6. 2011: Participated in manuscript peer review, refereed journal, Transfusion and Apheresis Science.

7. Epub 2011 Jul 22: Seghatchian J, Hervig T, Putter JS. Effect of pathogen inactivation on the storage lesion in red cells and platelet concentrates. Transfus Apher Sci. 2011 Aug;45(1):75-84.

8. 2012: Co-presenter: Effect of pathogen inactivation on the storage lesion in red cells and platelet concentrates, Hemo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov.5, 2012.

9. 2012: Co-presenter: Advances in Blood Transfusion/Transplant Medicine in the New Decade of the 21st Century, GRACINDA de SOUSA IPST, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 11, 2012.

10. Nineteen years legal medicine consulting at MBI and supporting the preparation of expert witnesses to testify for both the plaintiff and defense.

11. Evaluated and provided medical litigation support on hundreds of cases involving motor vehicle accidents, biomechanical analyses, medical malpractice, product liability, environmental and occupational toxic exposures, pharmaceutical injuries, and food poisoning.

12. National outreach as consultant on behalf of representing law firms and insurance companies.

13. Specialized knowledge of injury causation and assessment of reasonable medical care for the various medical specialties.

14. Extensive experience in medical utilization review.

15. Three diplomate boards specific to legal medicine, which have been listed further below. Legal medicine is a field of specialization recognized by the American Medical Association.

16. Maintain MBI’s website, which can be accessed at It includes representative case listings.

17. Medical liaison to 500+ medical specialists nationally at universities and in private practice for injury causation analysis and medical litigation support.

18. Provide intensive medical support for attorneys regarding motions for summary judgment, briefs, and medical expert declarations with exhibits.

19. Experienced in the set-up of voluminous electronic medical legal file repositories on servers.

20. Experienced in distilling voluminous medical records in order to facilitate expert reviews.

21. Performed detailed fee analysis of medical services and procedures for the purposes of setting up a structure annuity.

22. Performed extensive fee analysis to determine reasonable and appropriate medical services using CPT codes, Medicode data, the Physicians Fees and Coding Guide, Healthcare Consultants of America, and MAG Mutual Fees on Disk.

23. 2000: graded in the top 20% among graduate students completing Biostatistics I & II, University of Manitoba.

24. Completed a national epidemiological survey of motor vehicle accident related otologic trauma and perilymphatic fistulae, PLF. The study was performed in collaboration with the Georgetown School of Medicine, the nationally recognized House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, and San Diego State University.

25. Developed a comprehensive data repository to evaluate inutero drug exposures and alleged birth defects as a result of the medication Vermox. This study was performed in collaboration with medical experts from the NIH, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, University of Manitoba, University of British Columbia, Wil Research Laboratories, Covance Corporation, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Argus Corporation, MA Bioservices, and the University of Chicago.

26. Recipient 1990 Grant, SBIR Program, National Institute of Aging for a rehabilitation device.


1993-Present: Physician, Medical Director and Owner of Medical Biomechanics in San Marcos, CA. Commitment to legal medicine 75% time work effort per week.

2004-present: Apheresis science. Principal Investigator for a clinical trial evaluating the quality improvement of blood storage, 2010-2012. Commitment of 25% time work effort per week.

2006-present: Research collaboration with Jerard Seghatchian, Ph.D., Blood Components Technology & Haemostasis/Thrombosis Consultancy, London, UK. Supporting a clinical trial.

1987-1994: Physician medical provider, Sharp Rees-Stealy Health Care Systems.

1983-1987: Medical Officer and Battalion Surgeon, USMC Camp Pendleton (Honorable Discharge).

1977-78: Research Assistant (student), Chemistry Department, Duke University, Durham, NC.


2005-2011: Fellow of the American Institute for Healthcare Quality (FAIHQ), American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians or ABQAURP.

2005-2011: Certified in Health Care Quality and Management (CHCQM), American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians or ABQAURP.

1992-2011: Diplomate American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians.

1999: Subspecialty Certification, Risk Management, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians or ABQAURP.

1999-2011: Diplomate American Board of Forensic Medicine.

1997-2011: Diplomate American College of Forensic Examiners.


2008-present: Continuing medical education, CME current through the American College of Surgery and accredited by the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

1983: Internship, General Surgery, Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego.

1982: M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

1978: B.A., Chemistry, Duke University (Honors).


1982: Outstanding Surgery Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

1978: American Chemical Society award for academic research excellence, Duke University.

1978: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Duke University.

1974: Kerrigan Scholarship; Merck & Co.; Awarded for academic excellence.


International Society of Blood Transfusion.

American Medical Association.

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine.

American College of Legal Medicine, Associate-in-Medicine.

American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review.

American College of Forensic Examiners.


2011: Instructor for ballroom dancing. Boys and Girls Club, Vista, CA.

2010-2012: Benefactor New West Ballet Theatre Association.

2011-2012: Benefactor North County Academy of Dance.

2012: Benefactor Anaheim Ballet.

2008-2009: Instructor to adults for ballroom dancing.

2006-present: Mentor to former Head Start child. I support the child’s interesting activities including classical ballet, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and academics.

2004: Volunteer Santa Claus for Head Start program

2003-2004: Mentor to college student at Palomar College, San Marcos, CA.

2000-2003: Volunteer coach in self-defense program for children, Escondido, CA.