Airway Management Expert Witness

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Airway management 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 management. The airway management expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Hospitalist, Medical Management, Nurse Anesthetist, Oral Surgery, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Telemedicine, and Urgent Care Medicine.

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Andy S Barnett, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Paul M. McHale, M.D. Integrity Medical Expert Witness Services

Tempe, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Airway management, cardiac arrest, arrhythmias, trauma care, stroke care, hyperbaric medicine, psychiatric emergencies, Emergency Medical Services, Air Medical, ED management, MD & APP Education, EMTALA, Detox, Emergency department logistics, telehealth, triage, sepsis
I am a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, with over 20 years of experience. After attending University of Minnesota, he completed residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. To this day, he continues to actively care for patients across a broad spectrum of ED’s, from a Level 1 Trauma Center with comprehensive Stroke & Cardiac care, to stand alone Emergency Departments & smaller hospitals that have far fewer available resources. Prior experience in case reviews and depositions, including both plaintiff & defense. Attended SEAK’s How to Start, Build & Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice & SEAK’s How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases. My initial interest in this career came after my own personal deposition, in which my lawyer remarked "you should look into being an expert witness". Expert Medical Witness work is an important part of my career, and one I expect to continue to grow. However, I am still an active physician and plan to ...

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction

Kevin J. Donaghy, MD

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Abdominal Pain, Airway Management, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Ischemic Bowel, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, PA/Midlevel Supervision
I am a residency trained emergency physician and am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I have practiced emergency medicine for 19 years in community Emergency Departments.

Robert A Ertner, MD

Chico, California
Anesthesiology - cardiac anesthesia, airway trauma, intubation, operating room fires, positioning, central lines, airway management, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, epidurals, spinal anesthesia, ICU sedation, preoperative assessment, general anesthesia, echocardiography, organ donation
Board certified anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. Completed cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Emory University. Diplomat of the National Board of Echocardiography. Award-winning teacher with substantial education experience. Licensed in Texas, Georgia, Missouri, and California. Part time experience in Emergency Room and Neonatal ICU during residency. Locum Tenens experience. Part time experience providing care for terminally ill patients making organ donations.

Bruce Reitman, MD

Anaheim, California
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia, regional anesthesia, critical care, respiratory therapy, airway management, positioning injuries, surgical recovery
23 years of experience in all areas of anesthesia including regional anesthesia, ambulatory, critical care

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

California
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Florida, as well as in Germany. He is currently a Senior Cardiothoracic Staff Anesthesiologist at FWB Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Chairman of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 12+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system's sepsis program development and emergen...

Steve C. Yun, MD

Orange, California
Anesthesiology, Oral Surgery - Anesthesia, Anesthesia malpractice, Anesthesiology malpractice, dental anesthesia, surgery, wrongful death, preoperative preparation, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, office anethesia, PACU, airway management, propofol/diprivan, intubation injuries, oral surgery
Board-certified anesthesiologist with full-time clinical practice. Physician of Excellence Award. AAAASF Surveyor. Dental Board of CA Examiner. National High School Debate and Forensics champion.

Trevor S. Sutton, MD, MBA, CPE ATS Enterprises, LLC

West Hartford, Connecticut
Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Neuroanesthesia, Liver Transplant Anesthesia, Airway Management, Aspiration, Anesthesia Safety, Perioperative Quality, Trauma Anesthesia, Surgical Positioning, Perioperative Blood Pressure and Hemodynamic Management
Current Position and Qualifications: Assistant Professor University of Connecticut School of Medicine Assistant Professor Frank Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University Staff Anesthesiologist, Hartford Hospital and University of Connecticut Medical Center Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography Past Academic Affiliations: Tufts Mediucal School (2008-2009); Brown University School of Medicine (1998-2008); Wwashington University School of Medicine (1995-1998) Recent Experience: Regional Medical Director, EmCare Anesthesia Services, North Division (2014-2016); Assistant Regional Medical Director, EmCare North Division (2013-2014); Anesthesia Chairman, St Mary's Hospital (2011-2013); President, Rhode Island Society of Anesthesiologists (2006-2008); Delegate, National Medical Association (2010-2012) Internship (Medicine): Massachusetts General Hospital Residency (Anesthesia) an...

Kevin W Chin, MD

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

Brenda Jacobsen, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Intubation, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Stroke, Heart Failure/CHF, Abdominal Pain, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, EHR, COVID19
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 am an osteopathic physician who does osteopathic manipulation. 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, residents, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care from the ED to the ICU. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Guam, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia.

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Florida, as well as in Germany. He is currently a Senior Cardiothoracic Staff Anesthesiologist at FWB Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Jonathon Allen, MD, FACEP

Atlanta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy,Trauma
Residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency physician at a Level 2 Trauma Center in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with prior experience as a regional medical director for a multi-state emergency medicine contract management company. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified. Licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. Extensive experience with EMS, tactical/operational medicine, occupational medicine, government contracting, bedside diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, and flight medicine. Former flight surgeon in the Tennessee Air National Guard. Skilled in use of video laryngoscopy devices and difficult emergency airway management.

Sasha M Demos, MD, PhD Dupage Valley Anesthesiologists

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Surgical Fires, Drug Errors, Positioning Injuries, Regional Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Sedation Complications Outside of the OR
Board certified anesthesiologist and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at a large community hospital. PhD in Bioengineering with research and publications in the areas of liposomes, ultrasound contrast agents, and targeted therapies. Administrative experience has provided involvement in the areas of quality, drug diversion prevention and risk management. Extensive experience in airway management, prevention of surgical fires, general, obstetrical, pediatric, thoracic, neuro, regional, and ambulatory anesthesia as well as sedation outside of the operating room.

David Rehn, MD

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia,Pediatric anesthesia,Regional anesthesia,Obstetrical anesthesia,Spinal and epidural anesthesia,Ambulatory anesthesia,Office-based anesthesia,Airway management,Failed intubation,Positioning injuries,Medication errors,Operating room fires,Preoperative assessment and testing,
Board certified anesthesiologist with more than 20 years of experience in practice. Since completing residency training at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals I have provided anesthesia care in a large suburban hospital, three ambulatory surgery centers as well as the office setting. My experience includes, but is not limited to, general, pediatric, obstetrical, ambulatory, vascular, neuro, and endoscopy anesthesia. I also have extensive experience in regional anesthesia including spinal, epidural and ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks.

Sajid Khan, MD

Stilwell, Kansas
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician and author of The Ultimate Emergency Medicine Guide, a comprehensive review book that is the highest-rated and most up-to-date text for Emergency Medicine physicians preparing to certify. I am a member of AOA (the only national medical honor society in the world), serve as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMKC, and have worked in a variety of settings: from inner-city level 1 trauma centers serving 100,000 patients/year to 3-bed rural EDs. I’ve spent time as a Medical Director, Oral Boards examiner, and ACLS instructor. I am ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified. I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Georgia, and Texas. I comply with the ACEP Expert Witness Guidelines and will provide an honest and unbiased opinion on medical malpractice/negligence cases. I am available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Kevin W Chin, MD

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

Ron Medzon, MD Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine

Belmont, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Head injury, Geriatric Trauma, Airway management
Ron Medzon, M.D. practices Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center, the 8th busiest Emergency Department in the United States. An Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, he directed an elective course at the Boston University’s Medical School for 19 years, and has trained hundreds of residents in all aspects of Emergency Medicine. He is a co-editor of a textbook in Emergency Medicine, and has published in the areas of head and neck trauma and airway management. He is the Director of the Solomont Center for Clinical Simulation and Nursing Education. Its focus is on team training to promote communication between various hospital disciplines to prevent medical errors. He has developed and facilitated programs with learners from diverse areas within the hospital, from housekeeping and environmental services to surgical specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff.

David Preiss, MD PhD

Newton, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Endoscopy, Procedural sedation, Physiology, Biomedical engineering, Airway management, Ambulatory anesthesia, Preoperative assessment, General anesthesia, Anesthesia information management systems (Epic)
I am a Harvard trained physician with a background in biomedical engineering. I completed a PhD focused on designing respiratory equipment based on innovative physiological principles. I have been awarded 7 patents and have published 20 papers in the field. I have also developed an expertise in medical IT and electronic medical information systems, including Epic. I have practiced in diverse clinical environments, including academic, private and community. My areas include general surgeries, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, ambulatory, plastics, gastrointestinal, endoscopy, interventional radiology and other procedural sedations.

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he ...

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Minnesota
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...

John G Alexander, MD

Frontenac, Missouri
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthetic Care, Invasive Monitoring, Airway Management, Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia, High Risk Patient, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Emergency, Intraoperative Awareness, Positioning, Postoperative
John G. Alexander, M.D., was re-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 2010 after obtaining primary certification in 2000. He was also certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons in 2017. He has medical licenses in the states of MO, IL, IN, and GA.

Lisa Marie Campanella-Coppo, MD, FACEP, CAHIMS LC Squared Legal Medical Consulting LLC

Wyckoff, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway Management, Spinal Abscess, Appendicitis, Dissection, Central Line, Lacerations, Stroke, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Torsion, Ectopic, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, PA Supervision, Urgent Care, Myocardial Infarction, Electronic Medical Record, EMR/EHR, PE, Meningitis
I am a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who graduated from Duke University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. I attended New York University School of Medicine and completed Bellevue Hospital's Emergency Medicine Residency. I have practiced in academic, community, urban, suburban, and rural emergency departments throughout New Jersey, New York and Vermont. I currently focus my clinical time on High Acuity Urgent Care practice and telemedicine. I have been involved in Health Science Education since I started my residency with a focus on Anatomy that is relevant to Emergency Medicine procedures, difficult airway management and Physician Assistant education. I implemented an anatomy training program for medical students and residents and a difficult airway training module for New Jersey ACEP. I was invited to Bologna, Italy to develop and implement my difficult airway module at the University of Bologna. I have served as the Medical Director o...

Francis (Frank) J Sabatino, M.D., FACEP

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, Urgent care, Fast Track, Standard of Care, Quality, ABEM, FACEP, Residency Trained, Airway Management, Chest pain, Myocardial Infarction, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Epidural Abscess, Press Ganey, Sepsis, Ultrasound
I am a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with 10 years of full time clinical experience. I have practiced emergency medicine in both academic and community settings with annual volumes from 35k to over 100k per year. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). I have experience as teaching faculty for multiple emergency medicine residency training programs as well as medical students. In addition, I have experience with teaching undergraduate courses with a focus on introduction to basic terminology. I hold a New York State License.

Kevin R. Brown, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM Brown Consulting

Armonk, New York
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician and Director. Twelve years of paramedic field experience: EMS QA, prehospital care, protocol development, & telemetry experience. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty Assitant medical director of paramedic Education Co-authored three electrocardiogram texts, interests: MI care, resuscitation, airway management and wound care, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care.

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Danielle B Ludwin, MD Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Bronx, New York
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Regional Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Nerve Blocks, Spinals/Epidurals, Acute Pain Management, Ambulatory Surgery, Preoperative Assessment, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Airway Management
Dr. Ludwin is a board certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional, orthopedic, general and ambulatory anesthesia. She is an associate professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an attending anesthesiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Paul A. Werfel, MS, NRP, CIC The Werfel Group, LLC

Mt Sinai, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, ambulance, prehospital care, resuscitation, Critical care transport, myocardial infarction, airway management, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, protocols, intubation, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
A prolific international speaker and author of over 50 articles, magazine columns, and book sections, Paul brings over four decades of EMS experience to the table. In addition to fourteen years as an NYC Paramedic, Professor Werfel has served as The Program Coordinator for Advanced Cardiac, Trauma, and Pediatric life support at the Emergency Care Institute at Bellevue Hospital-NYU Medical Center in New York City, and as Emergency Care Programs Coordinator at Jamaica Hospital, Queens N.Y. In addition to being the Director of the Stony Brook University EMT and Paramedic Program, He also serves as Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Science. As a recipient of the 1998 Faculty Achievement Award, Professor Werfel is also a member of the review boards for Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, and Pre-Hospital Immediate Care Magazines. He was an expert writer for the National Standard EMT-Intermediate/Paramedic Curriculum revision project, an...

Mark Winther, MD, FACEP New York Physicians Medical Legal Consulting, LLC.

Altamont, New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, stroke, fracture management, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, Steven-Johnson Syndrome, allergic reactions, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma care, telemedicine
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director, Department Chair and Chief Medical Officer. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center, rural and critical access hospitals. Interests: Sepsis, MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily Accessible by phone or email within one day

John R. Corker, MD John Corker MD Consulting

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Highly trained in the global and critical medical care of both routine and very sick patients. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, having completed residency training in the busiest ER in the United States. Fellowship-trained in Health Policy, having lived and worked on Capitol Hill. Actively practicing Emergency Medicine in Ohio and Texas, while simultaneously involved in the training of medical students and resident physicians. Extensive experience in public speaking, broadcast and print journalism, and leadership in organized medicine.

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

James C Post, MD, PhD, MSS, FACS

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Otolaryngology, Medical Management - Infections, Operating room fires, Quality and Patient Safety, Tonsillectomy, Airway Management, Pediatric Meningitis, Bacterial Biofilm Infections, Hospital Standard of Care, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Liability, Transfer, Discharge, Ethics, Safety
Full time actively practicing and teaching subspecialist in pediatric otolaryngology with Board-certification in Otolaryngology. Chief Quality Officer for Allegheny General Hospital, a 631-bed quaternary institution in Pittsburgh, PA. Over 30 years’ experience in military medicine, including as Commander of multiple hospitals. Extensive overseas experience, including 2 tours in Afghanistan. Former Green Beret medic and light weapons expert– HALO and SCUBA qualified. PhD in Human Genetics, with over 25 years’ experience in medical research, with an emphasis on human gene discovery and bacterial biofilms and their role in human health. Trained in Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Otolaryngology, University of Florida, and fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Over 300 national and international scientific presentations and meetings organized, with over 150 peer-reviewed papers and chapters. Professor, Otolaryngology, Microbiology...

William C. Gerard, MD CPE MMM FACEP Nonstop Consulting, LLC

Chapin, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ambulance, EMS, helicopter EMS, tactical EMS, airway management, clinical documentation / electronic health record, patient transfers, EMTALA.

Neil Buettner, BSN, CRNA

Cordova, Tennessee
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Anesthesiology, CRNA, Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, PACU, Surgery, Airway Management, Epidural Block, Endoscopy Anesthesia, GI Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia
I am an actively practicing CRNA with over 30 years of clinical experience including anesthesia management for inpatient or outpatient surgery including endoscopy. Additionally, I have significant experience in obstetrical anesthesia. My practice has been in a variety of institutional sizes with mostly CRNA-only models. I have served as a clinical preceptor for nurse anesthetist training programs. My experience as a clinician and expert will serve you well as an authoritative voice providing thorough records review, case preparation and expert witness services for plaintiff or defense that are based solely on merit. You can expect a speedy turn around as I provide you with a thorough analysis and a detailed report of my findings.

Christopher D. Stewart, MSN, CRNA

Collierville , Tennessee
Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular anesthesia, Cardiothoracic anesthesia, Airway management, Obstetrical anesthesia, CRNA, Orthopedic anesthesia, Post anesthesia care unit, Intensive Care Nursing, Trans-esophageal ECHO, central line placement, Cardiology, Endoscopy anesthesia, arterial line placement, Epidural blocks
I am full time practicing CRNA with 18 years clinical experience in cardiovascular and cardiothoracic anesthesia practice. Nursing intensive care/trauma experience extends back to 1993. I have a vast thorough anesthesia experience in Obstetrical, Orthopedic, Neuro-Cranial and Spine, Trauma, ENT, Surgical Oncology, Endoscopic, and Pediatrics. Most of my career was Open Heart and Transplant anesthesia, which I have vast amounts of experience placing central lines, PA catheters, labor epidurals, arterial lines, TEE, pump and off pump cases. I was the Chief Cardiac Anesthetist for 10 years of my practice. I have been Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia for Virginia Commonwealth and Arkansas State University anesthesia programs. I been clinical instructor for University of Tennessee, Union University, and LMU anesthesia programs in Tennessee. I have a strong diverse clinical knowledge that allows me to serve you in reviewing vast amounts of clinical information and g...

Adam C Adler, MD, FAAP, FASE Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine

Houston , Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology, Ambulatory anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology, difficult airway management, airway management, pediatric cardiac anesthesia, liver transplantation, renal transplantation, neonatal anesthesiology.
I have extensive experience in pediatric anesthesiology at two of the nations most prestigious children’s hospitals, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Texas Children’s Hospital. Familiarity with research both in publications as well as serving as a reviewer for the top anesthesiology journals allows me to maintain extensive knowledge of current practice.

Christopher J. Valle, MD

The Woodlands, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Telemedicine, Freestanding ER, PA and NP Supervision, Stroke/TPA, Sepsis/Infections, Pulmonary Embolism/DVT, Falls/Fracture Management, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Emergency Trauma, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Lacerations & Foreign Bodies, billing and charge analysis
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician with over 10 years of experience. I currently work in multiple practice settings including a community hospital north of Houston, where I supervise nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in real time as well as rotating NP and PA students in the ER. I have been working in freestanding emergency departments since 2010. For the last three years, I have been a consulting physician for Walgreens, supervising mid-level providers that work in the clinics located in many of their pharmacies and, since the end of 2017 I have been evaluating and treating patients via a telemedicine company based out the Dallas/Fort Worth area. I have previously been on the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine, working with, educating and learning from students and residents at a Level 1 trauma center in downtown Houston.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Corey Heitz, MD

Roanoke, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias.
After residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC, Dr. Heitz earned board certification in EM and spent 10 years working in Level 1 Trauma centers in Ohio and Virginia prior to his current position at a busy, high-acuity community emergency department in Salem, Virginia. He has spent 13 years training medical students and residents in emergency medicine as well as other specialties, specifically performing high-fidelity simulated cases to prepare physicians for the care of critically ill and injured patients. During his time in academic medicine, he gained extensive public speaking experience.

Karla Lacayo, MD Alteon Health

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 13 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Vice Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, Sepsis Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.