Acute Care Expert Witnesses

Acute care 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 acute care. The acute care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Investigation, Medical Management, Neurology, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics.

Alan L Nager, MD, MHA

Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Calabasas, California
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse
Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric s...

Michaela R Vigilante, MD

Desert Hot Springs, California
Pediatrics - Pediatrician, Pediatric Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Acute Care, Newborn, Infant, Child, Adolescent, Medical Record Review
Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) with over a decade of post-graduate experience, I have provided quality care for the pediatric population (ages 0-17 years) in multiple care settings including urgent care, primary care, telemedicine and emergency medicine. I have proven to be agile and adaptable as a part of various care teams, including the largest children’s hospital in California, and one of the most preeminent managed care groups in the United States. While demonstrating professionalism and integrity, I excel in my organization and communication skills. I am well versed in standards of care unique to pediatrics and am committed to the practice of evidence-based medicine. As a leader in my field, I was twice honored as one of “San Diego’s Top Doctors,” a distinction bestowed by the San Diego County Medical Society to recognize physicians who are held in the highest regard by their peers. I strive to deliver exceptional, quality work to the legal team with...

Kent A. Edwards, PT,DPT,GCS,CLWT

Brooks Rehab Home Health

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, Geriatrics, lymphedema, home health care, Outpatient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, balance, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, exercise, total joint replacement, physical medicine and rehabilitation
Dr. Edwards has been a practicing physical therapist since 2005 after earning his Bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida. He then earned his Doctorate in Physical therapy from A.T. Still University in 2015. He has significant clinical experience in multiple settings, including home health, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, outpatient clinics and acute care hospitals. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. Dr. Edwards has been an APTA Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist for over 20 years and is also a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist. He continues to work as an experienced physical therapy clinician, but has also worked as a clinical educator, manager and trainer in multiple settings. Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist Falls Expert Rehabilitation Expert Home Health Care Expert Standards of Care Expert...

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC

Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff & defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, product liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment, and case analysis, researching and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts,...

Brian D. Jamail, PA-C, MPAS

Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine - Air Force veteran, Physician Assistant, primary care, acute care, trauma management, occupational health, diabetes, wound care, flight medicine, ambulatory care, infection management, internal medicine, family medicine, prescribing errors, standard of care, failure to diagnose, personal injury
US Air Force Veteran. Board certified Physician Assistant with a diverse background that includes clinical experience in Acute Care, Flight Medicine and Internal Medicine. I will be an asset to your team with over 14 years of experience in direct patient care in several different locations: urgent care, military health care and private office settings. I am currently licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Georgia. I am actively practicing full-time in a busy internal medicine practice. I am available for comprehensive chart/medical records review, case disposition analysis, defining standards of care, production of reports, participation in court/trial testimonies and screening for case merit (failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing errors, abuse and deviations from standard of care).

Monique D Petteys, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Third Opinion MD

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Primary care, Women's health, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse, Medical Aesthetics, Dermatology, Standard of care, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Aesthetic
Highly qualified Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse background including clinical experience in obstetrics, internal medicine, family practice, urgent care, pediatrics, geriatrics, adult, and women’s health. I will be an asset to your team with over 18 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Darren W. Volk, MS, PT, CLT

Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Physical Therapy, Acute Care, Range of Motion, Automobile Accident, Vehicle Injury, Arthritis, Hyperextension, Orthopedics, Exercise, Extension, Abduction, Rehabilitation, Wellness, Muscle Flexibility, Adduction, Wound Care, Pain, Rehab Protocol, Cervical
Licensed Physical Therapist with more than 27 years of experience. Served as an expert witness on automobile accident injuries. Available for medical records review, case disposition analysis, depositions and court testimonies.

Dr Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM

Dr Linda L. Morris

Darien, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse - tracheostomy specialist, critical care, respiratory nursing, adult nursing, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, nurse, acute care, medical malpractice, nursing standard of care, tracheostomy care, personal injury
Linda Morris is a certified clinical nurse specialist in critical care, who provides consultation and expert testimony in medical-legal cases. Over 30 years experience in health care, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. Advanced practice nurse for respiratory care and tracheostomy specialist. Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Anesthesiology with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Tracheostomy specialist and co-editor / author of the new book, Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide, 2nd Ed. (Morris & Afifi, 2021, Benchmark Health Publishing). Speaker who has developed and presented hundreds of formal and informal programs to numerous professional, civic, and community groups. Clinical consulting for tracheostomy patients (improving care; developing policies, protocols, teaching, etc.)

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Zionsville, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Balance, Slip and Fall, Slip, Fall, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation, long-term care, skilled nursing facility, SNF
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2007. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy, bone biology, and musculoskeletal health. Dr. Thompson’s research examines ...

Charlotte L. Kohler, [RN], CPA, CVA, CRCE-l, CPC, CHBC, CPCO

Kohler Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

Woodstock, Maryland
Investigation, Medical Management - Acute Care, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Medical Devices, Medical Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine Management, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Healthcare Compliance
Healthcare Consultant, Litigation Support, Certified Valuator, CPA [RN] Retired RN. ACS Advanced Coding Specialist -Board of Medical Specialty (BMSC) CPA Certified Public Accountant -State of Maryland CVA Certified Valuation Analyst - National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts CRCE Certified Revenue Cycle Executive -American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) CPC Certified Professional Coder -American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CHBC Certified Healthcare Business Consultant -National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants CPCO Certified Professional Compliance Officer

Hannah Foster, PT, DPT, NCS

PT Expert Witness Edge

Chesterfield, Missouri
Physical Therapy, Neurology - Neurological Physical Therapy, Oncology , Oncology Rehab, Acute Care, Cerebrovascular Accident, Physical Therapy, Geriatrics, Post Operative Care, Orthopedics, Parkinson's Rehab, Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. Hannah Foster has a B.S. from the University of Dayton (2008), as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina (2011). Additionally, she completed a Neurologic Physical Therapy residency program at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, FL in 2013. Currently, Dr. Foster works as a full-time clinician in an acute care hospital, specifically in the setting of oncology with patients with gynecologic and hematologic cancers. Dr. Foster is also an adjunct faculty member within the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning (Jacksonville, FL) working as a research and publication mentor to current Neurologic Physical Therapy residents. She serves on the Nominating Committee of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group within the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Hannah is the published primary author of a peer-reviewed journal article, as well as supporting author on two other peer-reviewed articles and over 20 professional poster presentations. ...

Allison Thorn, MHA, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Thorn Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

MOSCOW MILLS, Missouri
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - retail health, acute care, telemedicine, telehealth, administration, virtual, nurse practitioner, nurse, leadership, legal nurse consultant, advanced practice provider, Family Nurse Practitioner
Allison Thorn is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center with over 20 years of diverse nursing and nurse practitioner experience. She is currently practicing in acute care (in-person and telemedicine) and administration in a large multi-regional health system. Her nursing and NP background includes labor and delivery, orthopedics and sports medicine, family medicine, acute care, chronic care management, rural health, retail health, leadership, administration, and telemedicine. She was most recently part of a team that built a new telemedicine service for the hospital system and is now the Director of the department. She has active licenses in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New York, Montana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. She has earned a Masters of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters in Health Administration degrees and has successfully completed all of the American Associate...

Rosemary Montgomery, PA-C

Hammonton, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Physician Assistant, Physician Extender, Urgent Care, Acute Care, Trauma, Physician Associate, PA, Critical Care, Failure to Diagnose, APP, PA-C, Chronolgies, Standard of Care, Advanced Practice Provider, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Delay of Diagnosis
Rosie Montgomery, PA-C graduated from University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business in 2011 with a dual degree in Insurance and Risk Management and Marketing. After working as a life insurance underwriter for multiple years, Ms. Montgomery obtained her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Drexel University in 2017 and, presently, works as a Physician Assistant in the Emergency Department, ICU and Urgent Care settings. Ms. Montgomery is licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine through the NCCPA. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), and The Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine (APALM). Ms. Montgomery is also a certified Medical Professional Legal Consultant (MPLC), a certification obtained through Auburn University. Ms. Mo...

Sarah A Martin

Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin

Monona, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Toxiciology, Acute Care, Critical Care, Airway Management, Urgent Care, Vetrans Care, Ultrasound, Telemedicine
I am a dedicated physician that works with all facets of the community at large to achieve optimal high-quality, evidenced based health care is a sustainable manner. My work involves both the civilian and veteran populations, pediatric and adult patients, as well as integrating care and communications across all levels of administration, management in addition to other physician and advanced practitioner, as there is continuous collaborating for the best patient outcomes. Educating residents and medical students as well as advance practitioners and scribes is also part of my daily practice. I am a life longer learner and enjoy the rigors of keeping up to date on current practices. Part of every practice is EMR, which I am well versed in and interface with multiple systems. Daily, I performing quality improvement and reviewing quality assessments in care. The zeal I have for life manifests into my daily work and family life, which strengths these dedicated efforts to achieve excellen...