Hampton Health, Ltd.™

1700 California Street
Suite #470
San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: (415) 302-9488
Fax: (415) 376-5820

Customer Categories
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gerontology
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Toxicology
  • Malpractice - Medical
  • Specialties/Services (Area of Expertise)
    Medicare Fraud cases for the Government, Toxicology/DUI, Elder Abuse including criminal defense of lay caregivers accused of homicide of demented relatives during end-of-life phase. Hospital, Ambulatory/Out-Patient, PI, Medical Malpractice, & LTC. Medical/Hospice Directorships.
    Area Served
    Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Home Health Certification, Certified Forensic Physician, Licensed Medical Review Officer.
    Expert Witness Experience

    Testified over 200 times and reviewed more than 1,500 cases (including Medicare Audits for the Government) particularly in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Elder Abuse (including defense & plaintiff cases, respectively).
    Previous Positions & Appointments

    • St. Mary’s Medical Center: Director of Geriatric & Palliative Education & Training 2009-2016, Key Clinical Faculty, Ethics Committee Member, P & T Committee Member, & Intern/Resident Selection Committee for the Internal Medicine Residency Program (2007-Present);
    • Yale University Medical School: Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (04/06-Present);
    • UCSF Medical School: Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (2003-2013) Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (2013-Present);
    • USC Keck School of Medicine - Clinical Instructor of Medicine - Dept. of Family Medicine (2009);
    • Stanford School of Medicine: Clinical Preceptor (Primary Care Associate’s Program: 1999- 2010);
    • Touro University Osteopathic Medical School (Vallejo/Mare Island, CA): Adjunct Assistant Professor of Geriatrics (2008 – Present).
    • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP): Clinical Educator Certificate (“Active Teacher in Family Medicine” 2002- Present): San Francisco Free Clinic (SFFC);
    • Certified Medical Director (or Certified Hospice Medical Director) for multiple Sub-Acute Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF’s), Assisted Living Facility (with Dementia Care), Large Quad-County SF Bay Area Hospice, as well as one medically supported Adult Day Care Facility in the SF Bay Area.

    • Co-authored a chapter in medical textbook- Pulmonary Function in the Immunocompromised Host Robert Fallat, MD and John H. Fullerton, MD
    Respiratory Disease in the Immunosuppressed Host (Published-1990, Lippincott)

    • Transdermal Clonidine and the Cessation of Cigarette Smoking A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of transdermal Clonidine in medically ill patients. Completed and abstract submitted in 1988. Leslie Pederson, MD, John H. Fullerton, MD, and Jeffrey Guttas, MD

    • Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Diabetic Patients in the Middle East A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of oral Septra treatment in patients with Type II diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia. Completed and abstract submitted in 1990. Bedawi al-Sebai, MD and John H. Fullerton, MD

    • The Effects of Meditation on Blood Pressure Control An SF office-based study. Completed and abstract submitted in 1990. John H. Fullerton, MD and Jill Caire, PhD

    • A “Newsline Editorial” peer-reviewed article from CALTCM reflecting: Opposition to the Alquist SB 303 (“NH Patient Safety Act”) re: Mandatory Psychotropic Drug Therapy Consent (and all Black Box Warning Disclosures) Prior to Any Use in the Nursing Home Setting, Even During Emergency Need for Clinical Administration (11/09). John H. Fullerton, MD, CMD

    • The Criminalization of End-Of-Life Care and the Emergence of “Clinical Forensic Medicine” (11/10): Published in the Criminal Defense Legal Journal: “The Champion”. James Farragher Campbell, Esq. & John H. Fullerton, MD, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM

    • Medical Treatments of Unintentional Weight Loss in Long-Term Care: Including Current Issues Surrounding the Role of Medical Marijuana in Nursing Homes (02/11): Published in The CALTCM Wave - Journal of The California Association of Long Term Care. John H. Fullerton, MD, CMD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM et all [Editor: Jay Luxemburg, MD, CMD]


    • Resident of the Year: 1988
    Pacific Presbyterian Hospital (CPMC)
    San Francisco, California 94115
    • “Dr. John Fullerton and Dr. Patrick Tekeli Day in San Francisco”: 12/14/94 Awarded for body of urban under-served hospital-based work in SF, including distinguished service in areas of general internal medicine, geriatrics, HIV/AIDS, Rehabilitation/Addiction Medicine, Hospice & end-of-life (EOL) care, and transplant medicine.
    • “2003 California Physician of the year” (NRCC-Congressional)
    • “2004 Pioneer of Healthcare Reform” (NRCC-Congressional)
    • “Consumer’s Report 2007 Edition: Guide to America’s Top Physicians”
    • “2006 Organization Hero”: SFFC
    • University of California School of Public Health Organizational Hero Award: “2006 Berkeley International Public Health Heroes”
    • Certificate of Appreciation from Senator Barbara Boxer (March 17, 2006)
    • Certificate of Recognition by Senator Jackie Spier (March 17, 2006)
    • Certificate of Recognition by 13th District Assemblyman Mark Leno (March 17, 2006)
    • Business Method Patent: "Method of Delivery of Care for Assisted Living Facilities" co-authored by Dr. John H. Fullerton and Kate McElroy Fullerton was credited with making the "Top 100 Most Inventive List" via the Hampton Health Intellectual Property: Physician Assisted Living Solutions ‘PALS™’ (August 2010)
    Professional Societies/Affiliations

    • Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) – member
    • American College of Forensic Examiners (ACFEI)-member and Certified Forensic Physician (CFP)
    • Association of Clinical Faculty (ACF) @ UCSF School of Medicine-Lifetime Member
    • American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP/ASIM)-Fellow (FACP)
    • California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM)-Appointed to the Board of Directors (for five year term) & serves as Chair on the Policy and Professional Services Committee Member (2007-2008) and Chair of the Legislative Sub-Committee (2007-2008); he took office as the Vice President-Elect for the CA Chapter of AMDA (American Medical Directors Association) through CALTCM in May 2012 and in May 2014 began a 2-year term as President-Elect; Lifetime Member Status.
    • Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)-member
    • American Geriatrics Society (AGS)-Diplomate & Board Certified (ABIM), Fellow (AGSF), and appointed member SIG Task Force on Elder Abuse
    • American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP)-member & certified (with a CAQ)
    • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)-Diplomate & Board Certified (ABHPM), Fellowship status: FAAHPM, Key National Faculty Lecturer for Hosp. Med. Dir. Cert. (CHMD)
    • American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)-member & certified (CMD) with a CAQ, Re-Cert: 12/10; Appointed to the Public Policy Committee (03/11-Present)
    • The California Council of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG-UCLA)-member
    Serving on the: Educational & Legislative Committee (2007-2008)
    • American Medical Association (AMA)-member
    • California Medical Association (CMA)-member
    • San Francisco Medical Society (SFMS)-member
    • Marin Medical Society – member
    • Southern Medical Association (SMA)-member (appointed to the Educational Committee)
    • California Geriatrics Society (CGS)-member
    • Florida Geriatrics Society (FGS)-member
    • Florida Medical Directors Association (FMDA)-member
    • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)- affiliate member
    • American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)/American Pain Society (APS)-member
    • The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)-member
    • American Diabetes Association (ADA)-member
    • American Obesity Association (AOA)-member
    • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)/CA Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)-BC (12/10)
    • American Association of Medical Review Officers (AAMRO’s)-member (June 2011-P)