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William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS

Decatur, Alabama

Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness Gastric bypass, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, gastrointestinal, GI, sleeve, laparoscopic, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, bariatrics, cancer, obesity
Additional Information I am a full-time, board certified surgeon with a fellowship in bariatric surgery, specializing in complex bariatric cases and general/abdominal surgery in the morbidly obese. I also spend a considerable amount of time teaching, and am an associate professor of surgery at our regional medical school as well as on clinical staff at 2 other medical schools. I have reviewed over 14 cases for the defense in the last decade, and have issued written reports as well as given depositions. I have served on hospital peer-review committees, and am currently a surveyor for a national surgical quality accreditation program.

Peter Goulden, MD FRCP PGCE

Univerisity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, Arkansas

Diabetes Expert Witness, Endocrinology Expert Witness Diabetic complications, Obesity, Diabetic Education, Metabolic Medicine, Thyroid, Adrenal, Pituitary, Testosterone
Additional Information Board Certified. Diabetes Program Director & Assistant Professor Clinician-Educator Tenure Track in Endocrinology since November 2012 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences having trained in the UK in London & Edinburgh. ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Published articles and abstracts in field of expertise. Served as service line director for Endocrinology since 2015 and act as clinic medical director for the endocrinology service leading its clinical development. Successfully obtained $2.1 million of PCORI funding as co-PI. Provide six busy endocrinology clinics per week alongside inpatient consult service. I was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 2011. My primary focus is on improving care quality via education of patients, medical and allied health professionals.

Harvey L. Alpern, MD

Forensic Med Group

Azusa, California

Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness Disability Evaluations, Malpractice, Heart Disease, Myocardial Infraction, Cardial Stress, Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker, Obesity, Cardiac Stress Testing, Angioplasty, Diabetes, Stroke
Additional Information Dr. Alpern earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California in 1964 and served two residencies, in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then earned a Fellowship in Cardiology at St. George’s Hospital in London, England. Dr. Alpern has had a private practice in Cardiology since 1969. Dr. Alpern was an Assistant Clinical Professor of medicine at ULCA and was Attending Staff since 1970 and Clinical Chief of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alpern also served as Director of the Critical Care Unit and Chief of Staff at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Alpern is a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California and a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration. He has participated in several medical research programs at the USC School of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai and St. George Hospitals. Dr. Alpern has presented and published thirty-e...

Joseph L. Klapper, MD

Hollister, California

Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness Cardiology, Shortness of Breath, High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Cholesterol, Myocardial Infarctions, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Obesity, Angina, Echocardiography, cardiac disorders with obesity, cardiac emergencies, cardiac intensive care
Additional Information Dr. Klapper is board certified and re-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Diseases (1998 and 2008). Dr. Klapper has also earned certifications for coronary CT angiography. Dr. Klapper has held hospital privileges and medical staff appointments at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as well as several Los Angeles area hospitals. In addition, he has held hospital privileges at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Klapper is in active cardiology practice in Northern California. Dr. Klapper has been providing opinions as a medical expert since 2003. Dr. Klapper has written two books for the public and serves in leadership roles as the Chief of Medicine at the hospital where he currently sees patients.