Anesthesia Expert Witnesses

Anesthesia 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 anesthesia. The anesthesia expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Dentist, Nurse Anesthetist, Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Oral Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, and Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

PHoenix, Arizona
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 8 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Paul Lynch, MD

Glendale, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency, Anesthesia, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Overdose
Dr. Lynch is a double board-certified and fellowship-trained pain management physician and anesthesiologist, with 17 years’ experience treating all types of chronic pain conditions. Throughout his career, Dr. Lynch has been focused on providing comprehensive and evidenced-based treatment, with vigilant attention to the standard of care and best practices. He has managed pain practices in 15 different states and is currently licensed to practice in 7 states. Dr. Lynch continues to actively see patients in a clinical setting and perform interventional pain management procedures, including performing independent medical examinations. Dr. Lynch is also focused on research and the advancement of chronic pain treatment, publishing over 30 journal articles relevant to pain management, specifically regarding the use of interventional procedures and practice of comprehensive pain management with responsible opioid prescribing. He has taught extensively across the country to other physician...

Anne Shapiro, DO, MAS

San Diego, California
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - General, Main OR, Anesthesia, Spinal, Obstetric, Epidural, L&D, Neuraxial, Labor and Delivery
Dr. Shapiro is a board certified and licensed Attending Anesthesiologist with a Fellowship in High-Risk Obstetric Anesthesia.  She has been in practice for over 14 years and has placed her professional focus on Main OR Anesthesia and Labor & Delivery Anesthesia. She is sought for her opinion by Anesthesiologists, Surgeons and Obstetricians alike, as she is a realist who demonstrates good clinical judgement with a unique expertise within the field of Obstetric Anesthesia. 

Matthew B Tash, MD Tash Consulting LLC

Studio City, California
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Neuraxial Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Neuro Anesthesia, Critical Care, Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Perioperative, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Recovery Room, Medication Error, Malpractice, Negligence, Anesthesia, Vascular Anesthesia, Robotics, Neonatal
Dr. Matthew Tash, MD is a board-certified Anesthesiologist, double boarded in both Pediatric Anesthesiology and Adult Anesthesiology. He treats patients of all ages from minutes-old through end-of-life. He has worked for many years in a tertiary-care hospital performing in an inpatient and outpatient (ambulatory) setting. Dr. Tash’s expertise is in clinical anesthesiology of children and adults of all ages. His expertise is in preoperative histories, exams, and assessments including surgical candidacy and airway evaluation. He is an expert in intra-operative anesthetic management for most procedures. He has extensive practice in post-operative care. He has consulted for the Pediatric Head and Neck Surgical Department as well as performing in a role as a long-time consultant to the head of the Obstetrical Anesthesia Subdivision. Dr. Tash has helped write and edit guidelines around Regional and Neuraxial Anesthesia for his Anesthesia Department. Dr. Tash was a professor at the Univ...

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.

Vania E Fernandez, MD VANIA E FERNANDEZ, MD LLC

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Injury, Trauma, Accident, Interventional Pain, Anesthesia, Surgery, Back Fracture, Pain, Pain Medicine, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Opioids, Narcotics, Prescriptions, Drug Tests, Malpractice, Ethics, Safety, Recovery, Addiction, Procedures, Epidurals, Injections, MRIs, X-rays, Spine, Sedation, Outpatient
EDUCATION 2017– 2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy 10/2016– 05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida Broward County Medical Association Representative Inaugural Class Current Chair and Executive Board Member 08/2008– 08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Chief Fellow in Interventional Pain Management • Research Award Recipient 06/2005–07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Resident in Anesthesiology 06/2004–06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Intern in Anesthesiology 08/2000–05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction 08/1991 – 05/1995 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology 08/1987–06/1991 Dade Christian High School ...

Harry M. Lehrer, D.M.D., M.S. Ed., C.F.E. Comprehensive Dental Services

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Dentist - Abscesses/Infections, Anesthesia, Bridges/Crowns, Broken Jaw, Crowns/Bridges, Dental Implants, Dental Infections, Dental Injuries, Dental Professor, Dental Prosthetics, Extractions, Fillings, Dental Forensics, Gums, Infections/Dental, Dental Implants, Jaw Fractures, Oral Surgery, Periodontal,TMJ/TMD
Dr. Lehrer received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1984, and after associating as an associate in private dental practices, established a partnership in a dental practice in 1988. As a Member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry and a former college athlete, Dr. Lehrer philanthropically involved himself in the community by providing oral cancer screenings and fabricating protective mouth guards for all of the Nova Southeastern University athletes. Dr. Lehrer has been an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine since January 2002 in the departments of Cariology/Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery and a member of the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Lehrer currently contributes to organized dentistry by serving as an expert witness for the Florida Department of Health (Board of Dentistry) after his appointment in 2010 and was selected in 2009 as a peer reviewer of publications for the Academy of General Dentistr...

Christina N. Mack, MD Peake Anesthesia Consulting, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Anesthesiology - perioperative, anesthesia, anesthesiology, preoperative, postoperative, intraoperative, obstetrics, obstetric anesthesia, airway management, pain management
Detail-oriented anesthesiologist with experience providing anesthesia in hospital and outpatient settings. Subspecialty in anesthesia in the high-risk obstetric population.

Indu Reddy, M.D. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, Orthopedic anesthesia, Regional anesthesia, General surgery, Neuraxial anesthesia, Gynecology, Urology, Preoperative assessment, Perioperative medicine, Postoperative anesthetic care, Operating Room,Difficult airway, Airway Management, Positioning, Nerve Injury, Ambulatory anesthesia
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Current practice includes providing anesthesia to all types of patients, from straightforward to complex cases, as well as preoperative assessment, perioperative medicine, and postoperative anesthetic care. Great verbal communication skills. Focused on providing an objective, thorough, and detail-oriented review of materials with careful analysis of the findings in order to help attorneys make decisions about how they wish to proceed with their cases.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 8 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Anne Shapiro, DO, MAS

New York
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - General, Main OR, Anesthesia, Spinal, Obstetric, Epidural, L&D, Neuraxial, Labor and Delivery
Dr. Shapiro is a board certified and licensed Attending Anesthesiologist with a Fellowship in High-Risk Obstetric Anesthesia.  She has been in practice for over 14 years and has placed her professional focus on Main OR Anesthesia and Labor & Delivery Anesthesia. She is sought for her opinion by Anesthesiologists, Surgeons and Obstetricians alike, as she is a realist who demonstrates good clinical judgement with a unique expertise within the field of Obstetric Anesthesia. 

John Caputo, CRNA, MHS, BSN J & L Anesthesia Services

Bridgeport, West Virginia
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA, anesthesia, airway management, post anesthesia care unit, PACU, central line placement, needle placement, tube placement, falls, IV infiltration, awareness, epidurals, sp drug effects, hypoxia, propofol, intubation, extubation, aspiration, airway trauma, surgical positioning, CPR / BLS / ACLS.
CRNA leader. Clinical experience includes anesthesia techniques consisting of: inhalation, total IV anesthesia and balanced techniques (adult and pediatric), epidural & spinal anesthesia as well as peripheral nerve blocks for acute post-op pain. Proficient in OB, Pediatric, Cardiac, Orthopedic, General Surgery, Endoscopy, Neurosurgery, Dental, Off-site (CT, MRI and Cath Lab) and Office Based Anesthesia. Adept with a wide range of practice settings including rural critical access hospitals, office-based anesthesia, medium sized hospitals, large hospitals, and university practices. Extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. History of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement. Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses and the West Virginia University School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia ...