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 Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Investigation, Medical Management, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Obesity, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Physical Therapy.

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...

Kent A Edwards, PT,DPT,GCS,CLWT Brooks Rehab Home Health

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA member
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified Lymphedema Manual Therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist Home Health Care Expert National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

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, research and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Monique D Petteys, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Third Opinion MD

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Women's Wellness, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse
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 15 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, 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.

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

Chicago, 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 20 years experience in health care, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. Advanced practice nurse for respiratory care and tracheostomy specialist. Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology with the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Tracheostomy specialist and co-editor / author of the new book, Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide (Morris & Afifi, 2010, NY: Springer). 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
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 44 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 and bone biology. Dr. Thompson’s research examines the mechanisms by which b...

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

Lorie Hall, DNP, FNP-BC Hall Professional Consulting

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Nurse Practitioner - Acute care, primary care, extended care facility, orthopedic, hospitalist, administration, palliative care
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with doctoral level education. Experience in diverse settings including acute care, outpatient, and extended care facilities. Areas of responsibility have included orthopedic trauma, inpatient hospitalist service, admissions, discharges, palliative care, and transition from emergency department to inpatient care. Director level administrative experience for emergency department, intensive care unit and progressive care units. Six plus years’ experience teaching graduate level nursing students. Have reviewed over a dozen cases as an expert witness and have testified in depositions.

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, 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 Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma 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 of Legal Nurse Consultants courses. She earned a Women in Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. S...

SAIMA SIDDIQUI, MD

San Antonio, Texas
Family Medicine, Obesity - Family Medicine, General Practice, Standards of care, Nursing home, Hospice and palliative care, Acute Care, Emergency care, 35 years experience Associate professor
I am a board certified clinician (35 years) with fellowships and experience of working in different countries with multicultural population. For last 17 years I am teaching and training undergraduate and medical students and residents (physicians in training) in hospital and clinic settings. I am a researcher with masters in clinical investigation and grant generating program fellowship. I teach research methods to students and residents. I am author of several grants and award winning publications in peer reviewed journals, national and international conferences. I have served on several regional, national and international committees and carried out quality assurance projects. I am medical director for CVS clinics and supervise nurse practitioners and physician assistants for last several years. I have developed a weight loss program specifically for low income and underserved population. There are only two programs in US with same setting (Physician, Dietitian, Psychologist). I ...