John M Deacon, MD
Santa Barbara, California
Wound Care Expert Witness
Wound Care, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Injury, Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers, Diabetic Ulcers, Retained Dressings, Arterial Ulcers, Venous ulcers, Burns, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospitals, Board and Care, Home Health, Hyperbaric Medicine
Experienced wound care expert witness since 2009 with scores of cases. My testifying experience includes numerous depositions and at trial in both civil and criminal court. I was voted the most outstanding graduating medical student by the medical school faculty. I am the Medical Director of the nationally recognized Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. The center sees over 14,000 wound visits per year, has exceptional healing rates placing it in the top 5% of wound care centers in the USA, and has won numerous awards including being one of the few centers in the nation to have Disease Specific Certification in Wound Care by The Joint Commission. In addition, as Medical Director for the inpatient wound service of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, I established one of the earliest physician led inpatient wound consult services in California. I am a Certified Wound Specialist Physician by the American Board of Wound Management as well as being...
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