Richard Fruncillo

Richard Fruncillo

Richard Fruncillo, MD, PhD, DABT

16 Tower Road Broomall PA 19008

About the Expert

Over 30 years experience in clinical practice and clinical research. Triple board certified in toxicology/internal medicine/clinical pharmacology. Former medical school pharmacology/toxicology instructor, ICU physician and expert witness (drugs, toxins, alcohol, patent) in the greater Philadelphia region, New Jersey and Delaware for 25 years.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical
  • Toxicology

Expert's Profile

Dr. Fruncillo is unique in that he has a very strong background in both the basic sciences (organic chemistry, mathematics, mechanistic toxicology, drug metabolism, mechanistic pharmacology, pharmacokinetics) and clinical sciences (internal medicine, ICU medicine, clinical pharmacology, clinical toxicology, clinical research). He has the extremely rare combination of certification by the Americam Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, and The American Board of Toxicology. He is well positioned to review your case from many different aspects, and give a quick, medically and scientifically accurate, unbiased opinion. As a former teacher, lecturer, and nornal volunteer clinical investigator, Dr. Fruncillo has an excellent ability to communicate complex medical and scientific issues in simple, understanable language. He was the head of Wyeth's clinical research unit from 1990 to 2009 where he was the principal investigator for over 200 phase 1 clinical research studies. His particular areas of expertise are:

drug interactions
drug overdose
drug dosing errors
drug adverse reactions
errors in drug choice
post-mortem drug level interpretations
drug/toxicant concentration-effect relationships
blood alcohol level correlations
pain management
toxin/chemical exposure

Fee schedule is available on website.

Personal Achievements


  • M.D. The Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology The Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • B.A., Chemistry, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • Pennsylvania Medical License
  • Certified, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified, American Board of Toxicology

Special Training

  • Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA Internal Medicine Residency
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology
  • The Hahnemann Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia, PA Family Medicine Internship


  • American College of Clinical Pharmacology
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
  • American Mensa Association
  • Colloquy Society


  • Over 70 scientific publications, abstracts, and book chapters in the areas of drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, clinical pharmacology and pain management. See CV for complete list.

Prior assignments

  • mercury, nickel, benzene, toluene, TCE, phenol exposure
  • antibiotic drug toxicity
  • anitpsychotic drug toxicity
  • antidepressant drug toxicity
  • cardiovascular drug toxicity
  • lithium toxicity
  • pain management malpractice
  • corticosteroid toxicity
  • nonsteroidal antiimflammatory drug toxicity
  • serotonin syndrome, malignant neuroleptic syndrome
  • warfarin, heparin toxicity
  • narcotic drug interactions/toxicity
  • antianxiety drug toxicity
  • local anesthetic toxicity
  • driving under the influence
  • wrongful death due to drug overdose
  • paint exposure/toxicity

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