Matthew C. Lee, MD, RPh, MS

Matthew C. Lee, MD, RPh, MS

5700 Old Richmond Ave. Suite A-5 Richmond, VA 23226

About the Expert

As a physician, pharmacist, pharmacologist and researcher I have the unique and distinct perspective that no other expert has. My multiple degrees provide additional support to my experience to one another in being recognized as an expert by the courts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Case Review
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pharmacies
  • Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical
  • Standard of Care
  • Toxicology

Expert's Profile

Case experience includes: Both civil and criminal cases, as well as workman's compensation reviews.. Criminal cases include postmortem pharmacological analysis for homicides. Affidavits of Merit, Anaphylactic reactions, Baxter recalled Heparin, Cosmetic Laser’s and medication photosensitivity, medication overdose, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, Fentanyl overdose, Dilaudid overdose, Pharmacist miss fills, Pharmacist dispensing errors, Pharmacy Standard of Care, Medication adverse effects, Cognitive impairment, Falls related to medications both in and out of hospital, wrongful death, Medical Marijuana, Positive drug screens, safety in the work place, Independent Medical Exams, Return to Work Evaluations. Toxic Torts. Workman’s compensation reviews. Life insurance claims.

Dr. Lee is a licensed Physician and Pharmacist who also has a Master’s of Science Degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology. He is licensed to practice Medicine and Surgery by the State of Virginia. He is a licensed pharmacist in the States of Virginia and North Carolina. Dr. Lee has worked as a pharmacist in both hospital and retail settings, and as a physician in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The focus area of his graduate research was in the field of Cannabinoids and Opioids. Dr. Lee presented his findings at international conferences and as well published them in peer reviewed journals.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Masters of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology (MS), Virginia Commonwealth University.

Licenses

  • License to Practice Medicine and Surgery by the State of Virginia.
  • License to Practice Pharmacy by the States of Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Certified Medical Review Officer by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Special Training

  • Certified Medical Review Officer by American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Organizations

  • American Medical Association.
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • American Society of Pharmacy Law.
  • Medical Society of Virginia.
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine.

Honors

  • Division of Student Affairs Distinguished Service Award from Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • University Leadership Award also from Virginia Commonwealth University. Virginia Pharmacist’s Association Local Association President’s Award.
  • American Pharmaceutical Association/McNeil Consumer Products Professionalism Award.
  • Allen and Hanbury’s Pride in Pharmacy Scholarship Award.

Publications

  • DynaMed Editorial Team. Lee, M (Reviewer). Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. Last updated 2012 05 01. Available from DynaMed: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed.
  • DynaMed Editorial Team. Lee, M (Reviewer). Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. Last updated 2012 06 21. Available from DynaMed: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed.
  • Quantum Free Will. Matthew Lee. New Scientist, Sept. 1, 2007. Issue 2619; 25.
  • The Role of Several Kinases in Mice Tolerant to Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol. Matthew C. Lee, Forrest L. Smith, David L. Stevens, and Sandra P. Welch. J Pharmacol Exp Ther May 1, 2003 305:593-599; published ahead of print February 11, 2003, doi:10.1124/jpet.102.044446
  • The Effects of Blocking Several Kinases in 9-THC Tolerance. Matthew C. Lee, David L. Stevens and Sandra P. Welch. Virginia Academy of Sciences May 1999.
  • Reversing 9-THC Antinociceptive Tolerance by Inhibiting the Phosphorylation of the CB1 Receptor. Matthew C. Lee, David L. Stevens and Sandra P. Welch. FASEB, 1999.
  • The Role of Several Kinases in Mice Tolerant to 9-THC. Matthew C. Lee, David L. Stevens and Sandra P. Welch. International Cannabinoid Research Society, 1999.
  • Assessing Marijuana Intoxication - Article for ExpertPages.com

Military service

  • Department of Defense contractor, Physician at the Fort Lee Military Entrance Processing Station.
  • National Guard Pre- and Post-Deployment Physicals.

Prior assignments

  • Case experience includes both civil and criminal cases. Criminal cases include postmortem pharmacologic analysis for homicides. Affidavits of Merit, Anaphylactic reactions, Baxter recalled Heparin, Cosmetic Laser’s and medication photosensitivity, medication overdose, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, Fentanyl overdose, Dilaudid overdose, Pharmacist miss fills, Pharmacist dispensing errors, Pharmacy Standard of Care, Medication adverse effects, Cognitive impairment, Falls related to medications both in and out of hospital, wrongful death, Medical Marijuana, Positive drug screens, safety in the work place, Independent Medical Exams, Return to Work Evaluations. Adverse Health Effects secondary to prolonged exposure/consumption of Tetrachloroethylene (TCE) contaminated well water. Toxic Torts, exposure to raw sewage (Sanitary Sewer Overflows) and noxious odors thereof. Workman’s compensation review regarding medication use and relation to injury claim. Life insurance denial of payment on claims secondary to drugs or medications.

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