Aortic Dissection Expert Witnesses

Aortic dissection 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 aortic dissection. The aortic dissection expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Aquatics Safety, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Communications, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Genetics, Medical Management, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Pediatrics, Telemedicine, and Ultrasound.

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Neil Doherty, MD Citrus Valley Cardiology

Glendora, California
Cardiovascular Disease - nuclear cardiology, pacemakers & defibrillators, cardiac catheterization, stents, endocarditis, stroke, chest pain, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolus, aortic dissection, atrial fibrillation, anti-coagulation, platelet inhibitors, lipids, cholesterol, hypertension, ICDs, morbidity & mortality.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Gary R Polsfuss, MD Gary R Polsfuss MD INC

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Drug Overdose, Stroke (CVA), Myocardial Infarction (MI), Septic Shock, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Alcohol Withdrawal, Meningitis, Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Vertebral Artery Dissection, Aortic Dissection, Spinal Cord Injury/Paralysis, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, EMTALA.
I have 24 years of experience working in Emergency Medicine managing high-risk cases at multiple high volume emergency departments, including a 290-bed Level 3 trauma center and primary psychiatric emergency facility providing care to a largely under-served area, and an urban 700 bed Level 1 trauma and academic center. American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Certified since 2001. Directorship and Leadership experience for over 17 years. Extensive peer-review and performance improvement experience working with other emergency physicians and mid-level providers. I have worked with both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys. Currently in practice.

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

California
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, abdominal pain, Trauma, aortic dissection, Covid, Cauda Equina, epidural abscess, code blue, pneumonia, Insurance reimbursement, fraud
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. She is an expert in NP and PA supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Zheng is the Medical Director of Quality at Sharp-Rees-Stealy, a multi-specialty medical group. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on inter-professional collaboration and...

Victor Adan, MD

Buena Vista, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Chest Pain, Emergency Medicine, Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Rural Emergency Medicine, Shortness of Breath, Stroke, Torsion, Trauma
I am a practicing emergency physician with 27 years of clinical experience, including over 17 years of emergency department medical director experience. I am currently a full-time emergency physician at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colorado. I am licensed as a physician to practice medicine in Colorado, North Carolina, and Georgia. I graduated magna cum laude from Berry College in 1988 with a bachelor’s of science degree in biology and chemistry. I attended the Medical College of Georgia, graduating with a doctorate in medicine in 1993. I completed a three-year residency in family medicine at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia, in 1996, and a one-year fellowship in rural emergency medicine with the University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine-Memphis in Covington, Tennessee, in 1999. I am board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1996, and by the American Board of Physician Specialties Board of Certification in Emergency...

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

Brian Steiner, MD

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Heart Attack, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion
I am a seasoned emergency medicine physician with over ten years' experience across various healthcare settings. My journey has taken me from busy urban trauma centers to community hospitals, providing me with a diverse and comprehensive understanding of emergency care complexities. Throughout my career, I've not only dedicated myself to clinical practice but have also taken on leadership roles, supervising residents and midlevel providers. This experience has deepened my understanding of medical standards, making me particularly adept at reviewing cases and identifying potential malpractice issues. I take great pride in my ability to communicate effectively and promptly. Recognizing the significance of clear communication in legal proceedings, I ensure that complex medical concepts are conveyed in an accessible manner, facilitating a thorough understanding of the case at hand. At the heart of my professional ethos is an unwavering dedication to patient care. This commitment no...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Alachua, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

SOTIRIS STAMOU, MD, PHD

Tallahassee, Florida
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Aortic dissection, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist device, TAVR (traanscatheter aortic valve replacement), CABG, surgery, shock, heart failure, aortic, mitral, tricuspid, aneurysm, cardiac, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, heart.
I am a very experienced, well published, well-versed cardiac surgeon who performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgery. My results are excellent. I have held many academic positions. I am well published in cardiac surgery, with over 80 national and international publications in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. I serve at the editorial board of the Aorta journal and I am reviewer of many prestigious cardiothoracic surgery journals. I frequently present at National and International meetings and I am asked to provide expert opinion in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Branden Wells, MD HealthAdvise

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Airway management, Acute coronary syndrome, Acute myocardial infarction, Stroke, Bell palsy, Abdominal pain, appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, Acute back pain, epidural abscess, cauda equina syndrome, Aortic dissection, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep vein thrombosis
Dr. Branden Wells is an Emergency Medicine doctor in Gulf Breeze, Florida. His top areas of expertise are Folliculitis, Boils, Carbuncle, and Gallbladder Disease. Training Medical School University of Florida College of Medicine 1998 Licenses Emergency Medicine in FL

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

Thomasville, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medicine, trauma, ATLS, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, EMTALA, sepsis, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, policies and protocols, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, seizures, burns, pediatrics, ovarian torsion, fractures, urgent care director
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 16 years of clinical experience. Currently practicing full time in Georgia. Prior experience as an expert witness. Extensive knowledge in medical staff leadership as a medical director, chief of emergency services, medical executive committee member, hospital board member, and former chief-of-staff. Additional training in medical staff rules, regulations, and bylaws as well as EMTALA compliance. Knowledgeable in the application of hospital policies and procedures. Currently overseeing approximately 25 physicians and 20 midlevel providers at three emergency department locations and one urgent care location. Experience includes both adult and pediatric patients, emergency department and urgent care patients, and work in a designated trauma center facility.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Illinois
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

Illinois
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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.

Eric J Beauvois, MD Five Eagles Consulting, LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Failure to diagnose, Failure to treat, Cancer, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Trauma, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Ischemia, Diabetes, Shock, DVT, Acute coronary syndrome, Testicular torsion, Airway management, Intracranial hemorrhage
I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I am a full-time practitioner licensed in Maryland. With 17 years of clinical practice, I am an experienced clinician and medical group president and serve as the peer review coordinator for my group. I am experienced in litigation and provide credible, understandable testimony that educates the judge and jury about the facts in a case with relation to negligence, causation, and damages. I diligently review the medical records, identify relevant issues, and provide clear, consistent, and honest analysis of the matter including angles of rebuttal of opposing expert witnesses. I have a sincere and professional demeanor, keen attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. I am prompt and professional, understand the importance of making deadlines, and am easily accessible via cell phone. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

Andrew Garff, MD

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - stroke care, sepsis, airway management, cardiac arrest, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, epidural abscess, ectopic pregnancy, diabetic ketoacidosis, arrhythmias, trauma care, tertiary care ERs, rural EDs, telehealth, EHR.
I am a board-certified Emergency Physician with over 20 years of experience currently working in a rural Emergency Department as well as a Telemedicine provider. I have provided emergency care to well over 80,000 patients. I have served as an Emergency Physician in sites ranging from major metropolitan areas to small rural EDs - mostly in Arizona and Maryland. Currently I am licensed in Maryland, Arizona, California, and Washington. I have been a Medical Director for over 4 years and ED Chairman for 2 years. I served on numerous hospital committees ranging from sepsis and critical care to a covid committee. I stay up to date with over 70 CME hours yearly as well as constantly interacting with colleagues and patients. I have started my own medical business, and realize the importance of communicating medical issues/conditions in a way all can understand. I treat everyone with respect and would be welcomed back at any hospital I have worked. I can summarize my opinions as well as pr...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Vipul Kella

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm, nursing home, opioids
Background: Dr. Kella is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who practices in the D.C area. In his eighteen years of practice, he has worked both clinically and as a hospital executive in large hospital systems. He currently practices in the Washington, D.C. area. Experience in hospital administration reviewing standards of care and implementing numerous quality of care and utilization programs. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, and highly experienced expert witness, having reviewed over 200 cases and having testified in 4 depositions in the past 3 years. Retained in federal, criminal, and civil cases. Education/Training: University of Michigan (B.S.) University of Toledo (M.D.) Johns Hopkins University (MBA) Specialty: Emergency Medicine Areas of focus: Emergency Medicine Sepsis Wound care Cardiovascular Disease Infectious Diseases Stroke Hospital/Healthcare Administration Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Nursing Home Negligence COVID Fraud/Abu...

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

Shanna C. Jones, MD, FACEP Corewell Health East Beaumont Troy Hospital

Oakland, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Management, Trauma, Head Injury, Airway Management, Critical Care, Emergency Procedures, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Respiratory Distress, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Diabetes
I am a board certified Emergency Physician working full time clinically in a large suburban Emergency Department that sees 100,000+ patients per year in Southeast Michigan. I am an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and have been involved in both academics and administration. I teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses and key topics in Emergency Medicine to our students, residents, nurses, paramedics, and urgent cares. Throughout my career, I have supervised medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in training. I diagnose and manage multiple medical conditions in the full spectrum of age from newborns to our elderly. I also have experience working in different practice settings such as urgent care facilities and free standing emergency departments.

James Rose, MD

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke, Intubation, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic, Orthopedic Injury, Pediatric, Appendicitis, Trauma, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Motor Vehicle Accident, Cauda Equina, Epidural Abscess, Myocardial Infarction, Ultrasound, Torsion, AAA, DKA
- American Board of Emergency Medicine Certified - Trained at Level 1 trauma center in New Orleans, LA - Experience at multiple trauma centers - Experience at several rural hospitals - Currently practicing full time in high volume, high acuity hospital - Currently practicing in rural ER as well - Supervise residents, NP's, PA's - Residency trained in point of care, bedside ultrasound - Member of American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians - Alpha Omega Alpha honors in medical school - Summa cum laude in undergraduate and medical school

Susanna Sorrentino, MD

Henderson, Nevada
Medical Genetics, Pediatrics - Birth Defects,Metabolic,Cancer,Marfan Syndrome,Down Syndrome,Infertility,Genetic,Aortic Dissection, Brittle Bone,
Education Fellow in Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Resident in Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine at Winthrop, Mineola, New York Medical Doctor, Ross University School of Medicine, Bridgetown, Barbados Post-Baccalaureate Pre Medical Program, Hofstra University, Uniondale, New York Bachelor’s in science in Psychology (Cum Laude with Honors in the Scholar’s Program), Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York Current Position Founder Medical Genetics of Nevada LLC Henderson, Nevada Professional Experience Chief, Section of Genetics Department of Pediatrics University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine Las Vegas, Nevada Speakers Bureau/Key Opinion Leader Alexion Pharmaceuticals Director of the Cancer Genetics Program Director of the...

Akash Bhatnagar, MD

Lincroft , New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Attack, Chest Pain, Trauma, Aortic Dissection, Appendicitis, Stroke, Sepsis, Allergic Reaction, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Epidural Abscess.
Board certified in Emergency Medicine, with employment in high volume and high acuity academic and community hospitals, in addition to experience in telemedicine. I practice in Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma hospitals, and comprehensive stroke center. I have training and practice in both New York City and New Jersey. I am an experienced and award winning educator and presenter/ speaker on medical topics related emergency care. I am an Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support instructor.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

Clarence, New York
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

Timberly E. Booker, MD Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Charlotte , North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Homes - Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysms, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Sepsis, Intracranial bleeds, Pulmonary Emboli, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, Fractures
Dr. Booker is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and has been practicing medicine for 18 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals and post acute care in Skilled Nursing Facilities . Dr. Booker can be utilized to provide expert witness services to attorneys representing plaintiff or defendant. She is licensed in North Carolina and, if called, can present an honest and unbiased opinion on Emergency Medicine Medical Malpractice and Negligence cases. Licensed in both North Carolina and Illinois.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Southport, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Oklahoma
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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Theo Leriotis, DO, FACEP

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Trauma, MI, Cardiac Emergency, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendiciits , Stroke , Sepsis , Airway Management, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm , Subarachnoid, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Mass Gathering, Crowd Medicine, Event Medicine, Media Consulting
Board-certified emergency medicine physician and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 10 years of clinical experience as an emergency physician at inner city high volume/high medical acuity receiving trauma hospital as well as a community trauma emergency department. Additional experience in mass gathering medicine. Will provide a meticulous review of the matter at hand and provide clear explanations of complex medical issues. Prompt responses and timely review of all matters. I typically return messages same day.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

JAMES K WU, MD

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), Heart valve repair/replacement, TAVR, TEVAR, MitraClip, thoracic aortic aneurysm, septal myectomy, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Impella, lung cancer surgery, chest wall surgery, empyema, aortic dissection, lead extraction, chest trauma
I am a cardiothoracic surgeon currently practicing at Lehigh Valley Health Network. I obtained my BA degree in Chemistry at the University of Chicago. After college, I then continued at the University of Chicago for medical school. I am currently the Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery since 2017. My practice includes coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm surgery, reoperations, TAVR, MitraClip, septal myectomy for HCM, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, lead extraction, procedures for atrial fibrillation, and lung cancer surgery. I have been in practice since 2001.

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Atish Chopra Fort Worth Vascular

Fort Worth, Texas
Vascular Surgery - Limb Salvage, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Carotid Disease, Stroke, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Foot Ulcers, Mesenteric Disease, Hemodialysis Access, Spinal Access Surgery, Vascular Trauma

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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures, Status Epilepticus, Aortic Dissection, AAA, Head Bleed, Urgent Care
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), served 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...

Roberto A. Lopez-Freeman, MD

Highland Village, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Communications - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Critical Care, Emergency Stabilization, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Aortic Dissection, Pediatric, Head Trauma, Emergency trauma
Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency medicine practitioner. Work experience at a level 1 trauma center as well as in Community Hospitals and Freestanding Emergency Rooms. Recognition by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians as having expertise in trauma, pediatric, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Residency Training Completed at the University of Cincinnati, the first Emergency Medicine Residency Program in the country. Medical Degree from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Undergraduate BA in Biology from Occidental College. Active Medical License in Texas. Flight Physician Experience with University of Cincinnati Health Air Care & Mobile Care. Skilled in utilization of video and direct laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures. Extensive experience in Electronic Health Record use, particularly in EPIC.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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.

Karla Lacayo, MD FACEP

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). 16 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full-time in a mid-sized community hospital, and 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, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality 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.

Kedar S Lavingia, MD, RPVI, FACS

Richmond, Virginia
Vascular Surgery - aortic, aneurysm, vascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, gangrene, thoracic aneurysm disease, aortic dissection
Advanced Endovascular Aortic Fellowship, Beijing, China March 2019-May 2019, Aortic Fellow Stanford University, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford, CA July 2017 - 2019, Fellow Eastern Virginia Medical School, Department of Surgery, Norfolk, VA July 2014 - July 2017, Senior Resident Eastern Virginia Medical School, Division of Vascular Surgery, Norfolk, VA July 2013 - June 2014, Clinical Research Fellow – Dissection and Aortic Remodeling Eastern Virginia Medical School, Department of Surgery, Norfolk, VA July 2011 - June 2013, Intern, Junior Resident Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA June 2011, Doctor of Medicine University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA May 2004, Bachelors of Science – Major: Commerce; Concentration: Finance Dean’s List (five semesters)

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Vancouver, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

West Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Kelly Carter, MD, FACEP HealthAdvise

Verona, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine - 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
Kelly Carter graduated in the top third of her class from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at the Pitt County Memorial Hospital/Brody School of Medicine and was Chief Resident for one year. She is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kelly has been an emergency medicine physician for 16 years. She also has experience as a telemedicine physician, and was Co-Founder and CEO of Brily Innovations, a company using technology to create products that improved patient care, reduce financial loss and improve efficiency in the emergency department. In her current role Kelly is assisting in charting efficiency through improving EPIC and Cerner templates, phrases, and lists, and gives individual coaching to improve documentation and reimbursement. She has over five years of experience in EPIC, Cerner, and Medhost, and has completed the EPIC Power User Course. She is serving her fourth year on the ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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.