Acls Expert Witnesses

Acls expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on acls. The acls expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Preparedness, Hospitalist, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse, Orthopedic Surgery, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Victor L. Mandoff, MD, FASA

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Acute Pain, Regional, Airway injuries, Difficult Airways, Critical Care, ACLS, BLS, Codes, Trauma Emergencies, Drug errors, Narcotics, Neuromuscular Blockers, Propofol Pharma, Invasive-catheters, OR fires, Simulation, Position/Nerve injuries, Sedation, Recall, Vents, Outpatient and Non-OR surgery
I am a Board-Certified fully practicing Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Since this is a teaching hospital, training residents helps me keep up-to-date and stay current in knowledge and practice evidence-based medicine. I have over 17 years of clinical experience and have won many teaching awards like "Golden Apple Award" or "Red Sash Award" and "Educational Excellence Award" presented to me by residents, students, and the College of Medicine. Last year I became a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA). The FASA designation is the "highest acknowledgment that recognizes years of dedication to exceptional education, leadership and commitment to the specialty" as per American Society of Anesthesiologists website. I am also Critical Care Fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Foundation and was Critical Care Board Certified and practiced Critical Care Medicine 2006 to about 2016. UAMS provides care...

Andreas Plackis, MD

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Cardiac Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, ACLS, Airway Management, Arterial Line, Central Line, Awareness, Difficult Airway, Drug Error, ECMO, Heart Transplant, Hypotension, Hypoxia, Sedation, Nerve Block, Spinal Epidural, Preoperative, PACU, Positioning Injury, Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
Award-winning, double board-certified anesthesiologist and cardiac anesthesiologist. Vanderbilt residency and cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship trained. In full-time clinical practice with hands-on patient care and supervision of CRNAs and SRNAs. Provides care for the highest acuity patients practicing at the only heart transplant center in Arkansas. One of a select few Arkansas anesthesiologists providing TEE imaging guidance for structural heart interventions. Experienced and articulate public speaker and presenter with multiple publications and local/national presentations. Exemplary knowledge base as achieved a Top 1-3 percentile ranking nationally compared to peers in nearly all ABA licensing and training examinations. ---Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), ABA Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology, ABA Subspecialty Certification in Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology ---Diplomat in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Boa...

Jeremy Laney, MD

Playa del Rey, California
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Liver transplant, Cardiac Surgery, Pain management, Airway management, Sedation, Awareness under anesthesia, Echocardiography, Epidural, Intubation, ECMO, Heart Transplant, General Surgery, Life Support, Ventilaltion, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Lung Transplant, Surgery, ACLS, Ventilator
Board-certified, fellowship-trained anesthesiologist at Keck Medical Center of University of Southern California (USC). Received my Medical Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2016. Completed my residency in Anesthesiology at Los Angeles County + USC program. Completed fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Keck Medical Center of USC. Currently working full-time at Keck Medical Center of USC as a full time clinician and assistant professor. This is a high-volume surgical center with complex cases and requires teaching fellows, residents and medical students in anesthesiology. Well-educated on current literature in my field. Board certified in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (heart imaging). Provide anesthesia services for many types of surgical cases but specialize in cardiac and liver transplant. Ample clinical experience in other surgical cases (including outpatient). Expert witness experience since 2021 to clients all ...

Brooks Walsh, MD

New Haven, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ultrasound, electrocardiogram, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrest, ACLS, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, aorta, dissection, pericardial effusion, tamponade, aneurysm, fibrillation, arrhythmia, resuscitation, Excited Delirium
Residency trained EM at Yale, boarded in EM, 10 + years experience urban environment. I am versed in all aspects of emergency medicine, but I have focused on cardiovascular problems in my research and education. I have published numerous academic articles and produced educational material about the use of the ECG and bedside ultrasound to diagnose cardiac and respiratory conditions, including MI, CHF, PE, pre-eclampsia with pulmonary edema, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, coronary artery dissection, management of arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, evaluation of chest pain, evaluation of shortness of breath, and other cardio-respiratory problems. Additionally, I was a paramedic for 5 years before medical school, and maintain a relationship with EMS currently. I am prepared to discuss excited delirium and cardiac arrest in custody, whether in the ED or in the prehospital context.

Brenda Jacobsen, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Heart Failure/CHF, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, ED to Inpatient transition.
I am a former RN who wanted to learn more and be able to do more for her patients. I subsequently went back to college for my medical education. I did my residency through the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System. I am dually board certified in Osteopathic Internal Medicine (AOBIM) and Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). I am a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI) and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). I have extensive experience traveling and I have worked in a variety of locations including many rural and underserved areas as well as in community hospitals and tertiary centers. I have extensive experience with the healthcare system as it relates to doctors, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care in the ED and in the hospital. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia (Guam would need to be reactivated).

Donna S Jones, RN, DSJ & Associates,

Brunswick, Georgia
Nurse - Medical Critical Care, Ventilator Patients, Cardiac ICU, Respiratory ICU, Medical Surgical Nursing, Progressive Care Unit, Pediatrics, emergency room, ACLS, PACU, Nursing Negligence & Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medical Record Review, Adherence to Standard of Care, Pain Management
• Developed a CD in PDF format of a Medical Data Kit to help individuals document and maintain their Individualized Medical Records. • Interviewed twice on the radio program “Nurse View”, a program for Nurses by Nurses regarding issues and opportunities in the nursing field. • Guest Speaker on an hour-long web seminar for the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE) in regard to obtaining and reviewing medical records. • Seminar speaker at Alive Expo at the World Congress Center focusing on “Maintaining Your Health Care”. • Guest Lecturer for the National Business Institute on “Anatomy & Physiology for Attorneys”. • Guest Speaker 2019 JERK conference for LNCs.

Cynthia Savor, BSN, RN Savor Nurse Consulting LLC

Cumming, Georgia
Nurse, Orthopedic Surgery - Outpatient orthopedics, ACLs, Knees, Shoulders, Foot and Ankle, Hand/ Upper extremity, Orthopedic oncology, Spine
I have been an operating room nurse for 23 years, the last 14 of those in outpatient orthopedics/ sports medicine. I have a background in level 1 and level 2 trauma procedures including spine, orthopedics, general surgery and neuro. I spent 7 years as a travel nurse at various hospitals in the southeast before settling on a staff nurse position in Atlanta at Emory Musculoskeletal Institute. We are a busy 6 OR outpatient facility, working with top physicians in their respective fields. I train perioperative nurses who come through the program and have spent years utilizing my experience with fellows, residents and athletic trainers. I have had experience with expert witness reviews, and have demonstrated to my attorneys that I am reliable and knowledgeable in my field of practice to carry out the standards of care to which we adhere to.

Benjamin W Masten, NRP, P.I., M.S.

Leo, Indiana
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness - Disaster Response, Tactical EMS, ACLS, PALS, CPR, PHTLS, Pre-Hospital, Ambulance, EMT, technology/IT
COMPTIA Net + certified, EMT/Paramedic Instructor,

Ilan Mizrahi, MD Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General Anesthesia, Postoperative complications, Critical Care, ICU, Difficult Airway, ACLS, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Perioperative medicine, PACU, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Airway Management, Spinal Anesthesia, Informed Consent, Central Line, Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist in active practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi has expertise in all aspects of anesthesia: preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. He can provide an expert opinion on the anesthesia standard-of-care during surgery, and on the postoperative management if the patient has a complication after surgery (in the recovery room/PACU or on the floor). Dr. Mizrahi's expertise extends beyond the operating room and he can provide guidance on the standard-of-care for patients throughout their hospitalization. This includes failure-to-rescue for patients with complications that are not recognized or treated in a timely fashion. He is an attending physician in the ICU, with expertise in the care of critically ill surgical and medical patients. He is the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU at MGH, and reviews all cases ...

Ryan W. Dailey, MD Dailey Medical Consulting, PLLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, ACLS, Ventilator Management, ARDS, Acute Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Arrest, Overdose, Toxic Ingestion, Coma, Brain Death, Volume Status, Cardiogenic Shock, Multiple Organ System Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, ICU Management
I am providing critical care medical expert witness and file review services with particular interest in sepsis management and resuscitation of critically ill or arresting patients. As a student I earned honors designation in multiple rotations and Alpha Omega Alpha designation. As a resident I was repeatedly identified by my peers as a top resident in teaching and clinical skill. I am Board Certified in both critical care medicine and internal medicine by the ABIM. I formerly worked as an intensivist for 9 years in a community hospital that is part of the largest hospital network in Minnesota, and currently work as a hospitalist for a medium sized community hospital. Further, I've led sepsis and resuscitation committees achieving award-winning patient outcome results within the state and nationally, both at my local hospital and within the larger network. Under my leadership as Medical Director, we implemented evidence-based best practices in multiple areas that led to system-best ...

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

Stephen A Vitkun, MD, AM, MBA, PhD State University of New York at Stony Brook

Stony Brook, New York
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Research, Institutional Review Board, IRB, Business, Administration, Anesthesia Technology, Accreditation, ACLS, BLS, Paramedic Education, Dental Anesthesia, Quality Assurance, Airway Management/Intubation, Pre-Operative Evaluation, Difficult Airway, Sedation, Opioids, Hypoxia, General Anes
Clinical Research Institutional Review Board, IRB Business, Administration Anesthesia Technology Accreditation ACLS, BLS Paramedic Education Dental Anesthesia Airway Management/Intubation Pre-Operative Evaluation Quality Assurance Difficult Airway Sedation Opioids Hypoxia General Anesthesia

Andrew Williams, MD

New Rochelle, New York
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

Katarzyna Kimmel, MD, MPH, FACEP Katarzyna Kimmel, MD, MPH, FACEP

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Prehospital medicine, Motor Vehicle Accident, Standard of Care, Online Medical Direction, Offline Medical Direction, Fire Department, Protocols, ACLS, ATLS, Medical Oversight, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Excited Delirium, Refusal, No Patient, Field Termination, Peer Review, QA, QI
-Board Certified Emergency Medicine -Board Certified Emergency Medical Services -Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians -Physician-at-large National Association of Emergency Physicians Texas Chapter -Member of Performance Improvement Committee fka Peer Review Committee Harris Health System -Active EMS Medical Director -Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine at one of the busiest Level 1 Trauma Centers in the US -Medical resident and medical student educator

Yannique Mack, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC Yannique Nurse Expert Consultant

Liberty Hill, Texas
Nurse, Critical Care Medicine - Stroke certified, PALS, ACLS, BLS, Medical record review, patient safety, safe patient handling, Falls, nursing policy, medication safety, process improvement, Lean Greenbelt, servant leader
Utilizing my M.B.A and B.S.N, I have progressively advanced in my career. In all the positions in which I have served, I have been recognized for my clinical skills and capabilities as a leader. I am a seasoned healthcare leader and bedside nurse that have dedicated myself to ensuring safety and quality. I have had oversight for hospital daily operations including Critical Care, Cardiac/Tele Service line, Surgical Services, Peri-operative area, Emergency Service including Trauma Service, Cardiac Rehab and multiple in-patient units. I have been responsible for assuring effective supervision of over 172 FTE’s and managed $200 million dollar budgets successfully. I have maintained hospital compliance with all local and state codes, regulations and have over 14 years’ experience of Joint Commission standards. I have participated and lead both Pathways to Excellence and Magnet accreditations. I have managed and written policies and procedures at a system level. As the principle owner, ...

Stephen C Morris, MD, MPH

Mercer Island, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency medicine, EMS, medical device, medical education, critical care, surgical complication, acute coronary syndrome, motor vehicle accident, stroke, missed diagnosis, informed consent, disabilty, airway, hypoxia, trauma, workers compensation, treatment of minors, involuntary detainment, ACLS
I am board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Having completed my medical degree at University of Washington I completed my residency at Yale and my first job was as a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) during which time I earned a Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Currently I am an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health at the University of Washington and practice clinically at three hospitals, including our level 1 trauma hospital and our cancer and transplant hospital I have nearly two decades of experience practicing clinical emergency medicine in community, government and academic settings. Within these settings, I have cared for high volumes of trauma, pediatrics, geriatrics, oncology, psychiatry, substance abuse disorder, complicated cardiac patients including those with assist devices, and surgically complex patients. In addition...