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Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, CMD

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, CMD

1915 Highway 36 West
Roseville, Minnesota 55113

Phone(651) 295-8844

Website https://postacutemedicalexpert.com

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14+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 10+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medical licenses in multiple Midwestern states.

Services

Areas of expertise include:
• Falls
• Pressure Injury
• COVID-19
• Care Planning
• Medical Malpractice
• Wrongful Death
• Skilled Nursing Facility Regulation
• Assisted Living Regulation
• Hospice Eligibility

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Practice

All States

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Professional Experience

Employment History

• 2020 - present, Post Acute Medical Expert, President
• 2020 - present, Post Acute Innovation, President
• 2016 - present, Benedictine, Chief Medical Officer
• 2013 - present, Post Acute Medical Direction PLLC, President
• 2012 - 2016, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Internal Medicine, Transitional Care Unit (TCU) Preceptor
• 2012 - 2015, Allina SeniorCare Transitions, TCU Medical Director
• 2010 - 2018, Allina SeniorCare Transitions, TCU Physician
• 2006 - 2012, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Hospitalist

Medical Leadership Positions

• 2020 - present, Cerenity on Humboldt (SNF/ALF), Medical Director
• 2019 - 2020, St. Gertrude's Health and Rehabilitation Center (SNF), Medical Director
• 2019 - present, Moments Hospice, Medical Director
• 2018 - 2019, Benedictine Living Community - St. Peter (SNF/ALF), Medical Director
• 2018 - present, Brookdale Hospice – MN, Medical Director
• 2017 - present, Volunteers of America, Medical Consultant
• 2016 - present, Benedictine Clinical Ethics Advisory Committee, Chairman
• 2016 - present, St. Crispin Living Community (SNF/ALF), Medical Director
• 2015 - 2019, Walker Methodist Health Center (SNF), Medical Director
• 2014 - present, Regina Senior Living Community (SNF/ALF), Medical Director
• 2014 - 2019, Interlude Restorative Suites – Unity (SNF), Medical Director
• 2014, Villa Healthcare at St. Louis Park (SNF), Medical Consultant
• 2013 - 2015, Allina Heart Failure Program Committee, Member
• 2013 - 2015, Interlude Practice Committee, Member
• 2013 - 2015, Interlude Quality Committee, Member
• 2013 - 2019, Interlude Steering Committee, Member
• 2013 - 2019, Walker Westwood Ridge (SNF/ALF), Medical Director
• 2010 - 2013, Allina SeniorCare Transitions Clinical Practice Council, Chairman
• 2009, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Inpatient Stay Coordination, Lead Hospitalist Physician
• 2008 - 2009, Abbott Northwestern Hospitalist Service Executive Council, Member


Licenses

• Illinois #036.154465
• Iowa #MD-46642
• Kansas #04-43975
• Minnesota #46680
• Missouri #2020038654
• North Dakota #15036
• Ohio #35.140525
• Wisconsin #71686-20


Affiliations

• AMDA – Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
• American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
• American Geriatrics Society
• Minnesota Association of Geriatric Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC)


Qualifications

• Diplomate, National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, awarded May 2015, recertified 2017, 2019, 2021.
• Certified Medical Director (CMD), American Medical Directors Association (now known as AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and
Long-Term Care Medicine), awarded June 2016.
• Certified, American Heart Association Basic Life Support, awarded February 2020.
• Certified Advance Care Planning Facilitator, Respecting Choices, awarded October 2016.
• Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, awarded August 2006.


Awards & Honors

• Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2003.


Education

• Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine (including internship), Minneapolis, MN, 7/2003 – 6/2006.
• Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, Graduated (M.D.) 5/13/2003.
• Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, Graduated (B.A. Major: Biology, Minor: Religion) 5/1999. Summa Cum Laude




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