Yomi Faparusi, Sr. Esq, MD, PhD, Contributor
Receiving his Jurist Doctorate from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware he graduated with Cum Laude honors and an expertise in Health Law. He was also the inaugural Health Law Research Fellow at the Widener School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Prior to law school, Dr. Faparusi received his PhD in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and his Medical Degree from the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine in Ibadan, Nigeria. He also received postgraduate medical training in psychiatry at the Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Faparusi is licensed to practice Medicine by the state of Wisconsin and is also a member of the bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
At FapasConsults, Dr. Faparusi has direct responsibility for the Legal services (Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries and Regulatory Compliance), Physician relations, and Data Analytics of his clients. He oversees the execution of physician-authored medical review services, and advises clients on Risk Management, Quality Initiatives (Clinical Excellence etc.), data reporting and the formal Medicare Appeals Process all the way to the Federal Court. In addition to Dr. Faparusi’s medical and legal expertise, he has an extensive background in Statistics, especially modeling, trend analyses and research methodology. This has positioned him uniquely as one of the experts on Medicare extrapolation and defense. Dr. Faparusi has a strong knowledge of Health Care law, particularly relating to Medical Malpractice, Tort Reform, Medicare, Medicaid and the Health Reform Act. He has, at various times, advised hospitals on medico-legal partnerships and research collaboration. Dr. Faparusi was also a Government Affairs intern with the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) shortly after the passage of Medicare Part D.
Dr. Faparusi’s motivation for restoring the Tenth is his wife and 3 sons, and also his firsthand experience growing up abroad in a country with a centralized government and overly dependent states due to their inherent weakness.