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David M. Mathis, MD, CCHP-P, FAAFP

David M. Mathis, MD, CCHP-P, FAAFP

4107 Casper Way
Napa, California 94558

Phone(703) 431-7586


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Currently Physician & Surgeon at the 2500 inmate California Medical Facility and primary Hospice Physician for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Former Chief of Staff of a 3000 inmate facility. 20+ years’ correctional experience (in various settings) that includes emergency care, acute care, chronic care, hospice care and utilization management. Certified Correctional Health Professional-Physician, Board Certified in Family Practice with added credentials in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. During his time in family medicine private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Experienced expert witness since 1992.


Dr. David M. Mathis' interest in prison medicine developed early in his career while providing health care to inmates in Virginia. He now has over 20 years of experience in prison medicine and provides expert witness assistance to attorneys in cases concerning correctional healthcare issues.

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Access to Care in Jails; Access to Care in Prisons; Standard of Care Violations; Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment; Deliberate Indifference; Heat Related Injuries; Healthcare Access Issues; Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment in Prison; Chronic Care Standards (Diabetes, Heart Disease, Seizure Disorders, Hypertension); Formulary vs. Non-Formulary Medication Issues; Pain Control; Mental Health in Prisons; Inmate Medical Consent Issues; Cruel and Unusual Punishment in Correctional Facilities; Palliative Care; End of Life Issues In Prison; Constitutional Sufficiency of Care; Utilization Management in Corrections.

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