Airway Expert Witnesses

Airway 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 airway. The airway expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Otolaryngology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Matthew Brosseit, MD

Nevada City, California
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Aortic Syndromes, Orthopedic Injuries, Compartment Syndrome, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergencies, Neonatal Fever, Trauma, Appendicitis, Overdose, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Spinal Injuries, Sepsis, Airway, Concussions
Dr. Matt Brosseit: - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - Full-time Emergency Medicine Physician for >10 years - California-licensed - Practices at a high volume: ○ Regional Stroke Center ○ Level 3 Trauma Center ○ STEMI Center - Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Education - Supervisor of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners - Residency-trained at a Level 1 Trauma Center - Completed a SEAK Expert Witness Training Course Dr. Brosseit has presented on topics including: aortic syndromes, concussion, vertigo, neonatal fevers, hand injuries, and acute coronary syndromes Easy to work with, Dr. Brosseit is a careful listener and thoughtful teacher

Johnica Eyvazzadeh, MD

Santa Rosa, California
Anesthesiology - quality, process improvement, director, outpatient surgery, office based surgery, sedation, propofol, airway, laryngospasm, difficult airway, aspiration, cardiac arrest

Samuel C Seiden, MD

Granite Bay, California
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, medical informatics, electronic health records, wrong-side surgery, wrong patient surgery, wrong-procedure errors, patient safety, ambulatory surgery, airway, hypoxia, medical ethics
After training as a private pilot, Dr. Seiden noted many principles culturally rooted in aviation are missing from medicine. Things like routine and robust use of checklists, making system fixes to system problems, and read back of critical pieces of information. This lead to Seiden’s research in patient safety and subsequent publication of the highly cited paper on Wrong-Side/Site/Patient procedures in the Archives of Surgery. Seiden completed his residency at Stanford University and subsequent fellowship training in pediatric anesthesiology at Children’s Memorial/Northwestern University. Seiden has practiced in academic and community practice locations, and with pediatric and adult patients. He also has an interest in medical informatics, and was the associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Lurie Children’s. As a highly trained expert in the electronic health record, Seiden has a unique ability to dissect information that may not be disclosed as part of discovery in the le...

David Dantes, M.D. David Dantes, M.D.

Haiku, Hawaii
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, retained foreign body, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, failure, delay in diagnosis, trauma, sepsis, eclampsia, airway, acute, allergic, anaphylaxis, ectopic pregnancy, injury, trauma, bleeding, shock, fever, meningitis
BROAD CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for 27 years, from 1974 until 2001. Practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals. Treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients, and was never required to pay a malpractice judgment or settle a claim. Currently in active practice of Urgent Care Telemedicine since 2016. ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BACKGROUND: UCLA Clinical assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, 1986-1991. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 1985-2001. Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons,1985-2001 Director of Emergency Department, Ridgecrest Community Hospital, 1985-1993. DUAL BOARD CERTIFICATION: Certified by American Board of Emergency Medicine,1981. Certified by American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, 2016. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participating in American Board of Emergency...

Andrew Williams, MD

New Jersey
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.

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.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Emergency, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Anoxic brain injury, Central line
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine and practices at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Co-Director of Adult Critical Care, Medical Director of ECMO Services, and Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Heffner has extensive experience in hospital quality assessment review and clinical optimization of acute critical illnesses, including sepsis, PE, cardiac arrest and airway management. His healthcare system leadership in sepsis earned recognition with a Sepsis Heroes Award. Dr. Heffner is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and other leading emergency and critical care journals and textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine. Within the field of critical illness, special areas of expertise includ...

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Spinal Abscess/ Hematoma, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular/ Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 14 years of experience and continues full-time clinical work. Experience in 16 different Emergency Departments of all sizes, from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's, providing a unique perspective on standard of care decisions. Excels in communication with patients and staff. Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making. Responsive, efficient, and easy to work with. Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina. Local to North Carolina. Willing to travel. Will consider defense or plaintiff cases.

Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - ICU, Intensive Care, Central line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Heart attack, stroke, appendicitis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, aneurysm, COVID-19, neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, blood transfusions, end of life matters
I am one of a few select physicians that are dual-board certified in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care as well as having obtained a Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology. I completed a top fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My skill set go from the management of a tennis elbow in the ED to ECMO in the ICU with comfort with everything in between. In addition, I am a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. I am currently actively practicing and balancing my two specialties between the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.

Michael Loochtan, MD

Dublin, Ohio
Otolaryngology - Ear Nose & Throat, ENT, Laryngology, Larynx, Voice, Vocal Cords, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Hoarseness, Tracheostomy, Sinus Surgery, Airway, Jet Ventilation, Swallowing
Dr. Loochtan is a board-certified otolaryngologist and fellowship-trained laryngologist. He practices general otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and laryngology (voice, airway & swallowing) in private practice. Dr. Loochtan has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals, and currently serves as section chief of otolaryngology at a regional tertiary care hospital in Central Ohio.

Veena Graff, MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Penn Valley, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Airway, Difficult Airway, Trauma Anesthesia, Acute/Chronic/Peri-operative Pain Management, Regional Anesthesiology, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures
Dr. Graff is board certified in both anesthesiology & pain medicine. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology & critical care at the elite, Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She supervises and teaches fellow physicians, resident physicians, medical students, and nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Dr. Graff currently serves as the co-chair of the University of Pennsylvania Health System's Opioid Task Force, Inpatient Sector for all six hospitals under the health system. This task force focuses on reducing opioid-related harm for Penn Medicine's patients, promoting evidence-based opioid prescribing habits, and overseeing quality and safety metrics with opioid prescribing in the inpatient sector. Dr. Graff also holds an associate faculty position within the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. Dr. Graff has substantial experience in public speaking and has been invited to lectu...

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 20 years of practice experience. He is a clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multiple settings from urban trauma and tertiary care refer...

Frank Mazzeo, MD

Henrico, Virginia
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Airway, Sedation, Sedation by non-anesthesiologists, Dental Anesthesia, Neonatal Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, ENT Anesthesia
I am Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology with a score in the 98th percentile. I completed my fellowship at the prestigious Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. I have extensive experience in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia as well as Office Based Anesthesia for Adult Dental and Pediatric Dental procedures in addition to routine and emergent pediatric and adult anesthesia cases. I either perform myself, or supervise, well over 1000 cases per year. I have worked in both the academic and private practice setting. During my career I have been the Chairman of Surgery as well as the Chairperson of QA committee where I reviewed hundreds of charts.

Gregory M Weiss, MD Veritas Consulting and Management LLC

Yorktown, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiothoracic, Cardiac Anesthesia, general anesthesiology, ICU, Intensive Care,, TEE, echocardiography, trauma, airway, ECMO, ECLS.
Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Subspecialty fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care. Former Faculty at the University of Colorado and Medical Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation program.