Appendicitis Expert Witnesses

Appendicitis 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 appendicitis. The appendicitis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Aquatics Safety, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Communications, Critical Care Surgery, Disability Evaluation, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Robert Belfer, MD CHOP Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast

Birmingham, Alabama
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Cardiac arrest, Sepsis, Testicular torsion, Meningitis, Child abuse, Trauma, Fractures, Pneumonia, Respiratory arrest, Cardiorespiratory arrest, Volvulus
Dr. Belfer is a Board-Certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine clinician with over 30 years of experience in caring for ill and injured children in tertiary care Pediatric Emergency departments. He is a frequent speaker both regionally and nationally in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine; topics include: "Life-Threatening Infections", "Septic-Appearing Infant", "Non-Traumatic Surgical Emergencies", "Upper Airway Emergencies", "Sepsis", "Pediatric Resuscitation", "Pediatric Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures", "Evaluation of the Febrile Infant", "Pediatric Rashes", "Orthopedic Emergencies" and "Pediatric Appendicitis". Dr. Belfer is the HOST of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast [www.chop.edu/pempodcast] which currently has over 50,000 downloads from national and international listeners.

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...

Jeffery K Sewell, M.D.,Pharm.D Sewell Family Medicine

Alabama
Family Medicine, Disability Evaluation - Pharmacology, addiction medicine, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Disability evaluations, Coronary artery disease, Wrongful death, pulmonary emboli, Deep vein thrombosis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, Suboxone, appendicitis, meningitis, Opioid overdosage, Deliberate indifference for inmates,
I am very responsive to your needs and will dedicate myself to your case. I have dedicated Expert Witness time and resources set aside every week. I have 4 years' experience working as a clinical pharmacist and 25 years of Primary Care Medicine. I have worked in the Emergency Room, Hospital, and numerous primary care clinics. I have added certifications in Suboxone therapy and interest in addiction medicine. I am board certified in Family Medicine and practice medicine full time. I testified in wrongful death cases for opioid overdosage, pulmonary embolism, death due to fall. Other testimonies include paralysis due to incorrectly treated MSSA infection, wrongful termination of disability insurance, the defense of a diabetic driver. Pending testimony are numerous cases including teen suicide due to SSRI medication, Failure to diagnose Breast Cancer, overdosage of antipsychotic medication in nursing home resident, Deliberate indifference in treatment of a prisoner, death due to pul...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

Andy S Barnett, MD

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

JOSEPH M. BELLEZZO, M.D.

Poway, California
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head Trauma, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, CPR, ECPR, ECMO, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ACLS, Laceration
- President/CEO of San Diego Emergency Physicians, Inc., which currently holds the contract to provide emergency services at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, CA - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine - Current practice: full time Emergency Medicine at a suburban, community-based. Level 2 Trauma Center in San Diego, CA - Chief-of-Staff of the hospital Medical Staff (January 2024 - Present) - Emergency Department ECMO Director - Current hospital board positions: 1. Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors 2. Sharp Memorial Hospital Board of Directors 3. San Diego Emergency Physicians, Inc. Board of Directors (Chair) - Current committee positions: 1. Medical Executive Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital Medical Staff 2. Sharp Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Committee 3. Emergency Department Supervisory Committee

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

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

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

Ariel Cohen, DO Leira Physician Services

California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

Mike Farag, DO

Mountain Center, California
Emergency Medicine - Aneurysm, Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Intubation, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Sedation, DKA, Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Fracture, Cardiac, Renal Gastrointestinal, Obstetric Emergency, Psychiatric Emergency, Hemorrhage, Sepsis, Torsion, Stroke, Trauma, Meningitis, Overdose, MI
Additional search/index terms: Heart Failure, Infection, Intracranial, Ischemia, Myocardial Infarction/Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, COVID 19, Accident and Central Line. Dr. Mike Farag is: - Trained at a Level 1 trauma hospital in Charleston WV. - Board-certified in Emergency Medicine. - Practicing as a Full-Time EM physician in a high volume ER. - Licensed in the state of California. - A teaching Physician who trains ER/IM/FP residents and medical students. - Residency trained in bedside ultrasound. - Director of the scribe program in a community hospital ED training scribes on accurate documentations and appropriate and thorough charting. - Works at a stroke and vascular Medical Center. Dr. Mike Farag has: - Oversight/supervision of Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner mid-level providers. - Provided medical care for numerous VIPs and famous individuals and their family members. - Completed a SEAK expert-witness training course. - Been certified in ACLS, PA...

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Forest Knolls, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He has treated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department. He currently holds positions in the following hospit...

Kathryn Maxwell, M.D.

San Diego, California
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent Care, Back Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT/PE, Pneumonia, COVID, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, GI Bleed, Kidney Infection, Fractures, Falls, Injuries, Abscess, Cellulitis, Animal Bites, Opioid Prescribing, Medication Interactions, NP and PA Supervision, Telemedicine
As an award-winning Urgent Care Medicine and Family Medicine clinician, Dr. Maxwell has been practicing for 20 years, primarily in community medicine. She treats patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and educates patients to pursue and obtain their best health. She is well-versed in recognizing appropriate level of care, patient presentations that require a higher level of care, and potential missed diagnoses. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She has ongoing experience in telemedicine. Board Certified, Family Medicine. Call Dr. Maxwell at 858 395 9854 to discuss your case.

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 Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Medical Director of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 14+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the Medical Director of the ER, the Chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system'...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. 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...

Carli McGee University of Colorado

Denver, Colorado
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Pediatric Urgent Care, Emergency, Telehealth, respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, headache, fractures, skin infections, sepsis, diabetic emergencies, new cancer diagnosis, head and neck injuries, appendicitis
Dr. McGee is experienced in the diagnosis and urgent/emergent management of common pediatric conditions including respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, headache, fractures, skin infections, sepsis, diabetic emergencies, new cancer diagnosis, head and neck injuries, appendicitis, and many others. She is experienced in multiple procedures including: procedural sedation, laceration repair, splinting, lumbar puncture, foreign body removal, incision and drainage, reduction of simple joint dislocations, intubation. She has worked in large academic institutions as well as in small satellite location with limited resources.

David E. Saintsing, MD Saintsing Medical Consuting, LLC

Boulder, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Board Certified, Residency Trained, ED, EM, Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Head Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Altitude Medicine, Opiate Related Death
I am a board certified residency trained highly experienced emergency medicine physician. Serving as chief resident during residency, I have been a leader for years - including in my current practice. For 20+ years I have also been an educator of medical students, physician assistants and residents. Currently I serve on our physician assistant education faculty in our group of 200 ER doctors as well as on the faculty of Rocky Vista University School of Osteopathic Medicine. This has helped hone my skills as a concise and clear communicator - critical ingredients to enhancing efficiency and knowledge of the legal team. Serving on my practice's professional peer review committee furthers my exposure to standard of care conversations and enhances my insight as an expert witness. I have reviewed about 20 cases and have been deposed 4 times. Additionally I am on the board of directors of our large multi specialty physician owned corporation.

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 ...

Douglas Dillon

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

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

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Florida
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

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 ...

Anthony G Stanley, MD

North Miami, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - trauma, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, sepsis, appendicitis, airway management, internal medicine, head injury, concussion, epidural abscess, foreign body removal, chest pain, wound care, infections, abdominal pain, testicular torsion, medical management
Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. 30+ years of clinical experience in both Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings. Holder of 2 US Medical Device Patents, specializing in performance safety in foreign body removal, measuring wound site damage, and suturing.

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

Douglas E Krug, MD, MS, FACEP

Roswell, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Adult Emergency Medicine, chest pain, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, appendicitis, perforated viscus, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sepsis, meningitis, fractures/dislocations, penetrating and blunt trauma, ectopic pregnancy, preclampsia, CVA/stroke, poisonings/overdose
Douglas Krug is Emergency Medicine residency trained, board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 38 years of full time Emergency Medicine practice at a high volume/high acuity Level II trauma center (ranked in top 10 in annual ED volume by Becker’s Hospital Review), Douglas Krug has had over 120,000 patient encounters. Experience in supervising and teaching residents and APP’s since accredited Emergency Medicine residency program started in 2019. Served as Director of Emergency Department and member of Medical Care Evaluation (Quality Assurance) Committee. Education: BA degree in Biology (cum laude) - Colgate University. MS degree in Physiology and Biophysics (with distinction) - Georgetown University. MD degree (AOA honors) -Georgetown University School of Medicine. Emergency Medicine residency (Chief Resident) - Emory University Affiliated Hospitals.

Kayur V Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FACPE, FACHE, FACEP

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine, Thoracic Aortic Dissection (TAD), Hospital Standard of Care
Practicing Emergency Department Physician. Trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced physician executive, with over 30 years of practical experience. Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute, former Medical Director for Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health, and current Chief Medical Officer of Proactive MD, which operates clinics for large employers. Frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. Extensive chart review experience focused on quality and adverse events. Special clinical interest in Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolytics in an Acute Stroke. Serve as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states. Primary responsibility is to review medical records to see whether they meet the Standard of Care. Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, and American College...

Jeffery K Sewell, M.D.,Pharm.D Sewell Family Medicine

Carrollton, Georgia
Family Medicine, Disability Evaluation - Pharmacology, addiction medicine, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Disability evaluations, Coronary artery disease, Wrongful death, pulmonary emboli, Deep vein thrombosis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, Suboxone, appendicitis, meningitis, Opioid overdosage, Deliberate indifference for inmates,
I am very responsive to your needs and will dedicate myself to your case. I have dedicated Expert Witness time and resources set aside every week. I have 4 years' experience working as a clinical pharmacist and 25 years of Primary Care Medicine. I have worked in the Emergency Room, Hospital, and numerous primary care clinics. I have added certifications in Suboxone therapy and interest in addiction medicine. I am board certified in Family Medicine and practice medicine full time. I testified in wrongful death cases for opioid overdosage, pulmonary embolism, death due to fall. Other testimonies include paralysis due to incorrectly treated MSSA infection, wrongful termination of disability insurance, the defense of a diabetic driver. Pending testimony are numerous cases including teen suicide due to SSRI medication, Failure to diagnose Breast Cancer, overdosage of antipsychotic medication in nursing home resident, Deliberate indifference in treatment of a prisoner, death due to pul...

Michael J Hebert, M.S., PA-C M.J. Hebert Enterprises, LLC

Pineville, Louisiana
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine PA, Urgent Care, APP, MLP, Mid-level Provider, Heart Atttack, CVA, Stroke, Heart Attack, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Kidney Stone, Sepsis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, laceration, fracture, dehydration, acute kidney injury, appendicitis
A 20 year Army Veteran. I have worked as a Physician Assistant in both Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care for 25+ years. I am a proud 1997 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the U.S. Army PA Program where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. I later obtained my Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. I am a retired Major from the Louisiana Army National Guard and have deployed overseas on two occasions. I last served as Deputy State Surgeon in charge of medical readiness for Louisiana troops. I currently split my time between working in a fast-paced emergency department and a high-acuity urgent care clinic in the central Louisiana area.

Rebecca A Hutchings, MD Children's Hospital of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - trauma, appendicitis, sepsis, febrile seizures, EMTALA violations, hospital system errors, orthopedic injuries, special needs children, chronically ill children, resident and student supervision, stroke, heart attack, precipitous deliveries, newborn care, general pediatrics
Dr. Rebecca Hutchings is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Pediatrics (ABP), and has been in full time post residency clinical practice for over 17 years. Dr. Hutchings got her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She then went on to earn her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and then completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hutchings began her career as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Ochsner Hospital and then took an academic position at Tulane Medical Center. She currently holds the title of Director of Medical Education for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (a level II trauma center), supervising students and...

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 Medlegal Advisors

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...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Maryland
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

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.

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Clinical Operations
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Charles G Murphy, MD CGM PEM Consulting, PLLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Community Hospital ER, Emergency Trauma, Fractures, Head Trauma, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Sepsis, Torsion, Trauma, Urgent Care Pediatrics, Wound Care
I have been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2006. I have had the opportunity to work in a range of hospital settings - from a local academic community hospital to a quaternary Children's Hospital. I am currently practicing at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. Beyond my clinical work - my current responsibilities include medical education on the resident, medical student and physician assistant levels. I have testified in court and pride myself on my meticulous review of cases as well as an accurate, honest assessment of the case with regards to the standard of care.

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

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

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.

Wayne S Orr, III University of Mississippi Medical Center

Ridgeland, Mississippi
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology - surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, abdominal surgery, dermatological surgery, acute care surgery, breast surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel surgery, appendix surgery, sarcoma, melanoma, acute care surgery, stomach, gastric, robotic surgery, appendicitis,
General Surgery- University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Memphis, TN Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Division Chief, Surgical Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Staff General Surgeon at Southwest Mississippi Medical Center- McComb, MS Staff General Surgeon at Merit Health Systems- Madison, MS Associate Program Director for General Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS State Chair, American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer, Mississippi Chairman, Clinical Cancer Committee at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Chair, Gastrointestinal Tumor Board at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS

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

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Missouri
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

Ariel Cohen, DO Leira Physician Services

Henderson, Nevada
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

Douglas Dillon

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

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 ...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Newton, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

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

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

New York
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Eric G Shaw, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAWM

Marcellus, New York
Emergency Medicine - Austere and Wilderness Medicine, Veteran & VA, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Shock, Trauma, Ectopic, Testicular & Ovarian Torsion, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Arterial Dissection, Stroke
21+ years’ practice as an emergency physician, including academic university hospitals, level 1 trauma centers, urban and rural community hospitals, overseas hospitals, VA hospitals, and austere military and wilderness environments. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by American Board of Emergency Medicine. Subspecialty trained in Wilderness Medicine. Cumulative 14 years' leadership experience in Quality, Peer-Review, and Morbidity & Mortality. Expert medical witness with 4 years of experience, specializing in review of emergency department and veteran-related cases.

Andrew Williams, MD

New Rochelle, New York
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

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

Albany, New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Sepsis, septic shock, alcohol related injuries, heart attack, myocardial infarction, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide, overdose, allergic reactions, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma care, telemedicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Prior Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Experience in over 50 cases Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Columbia Medical School Faculty Developed physician assistant and nurse practitioner emergency medicine fellowship. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center & Stroke Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, necrotizing fasciitis, alcohol related injuries, Heart attack/MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, quality oversite and training of physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (NP) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily...

Timberly E. Booker, MD Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Charlotte , North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - 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 16 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals. 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.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

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

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 18 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 7 years of expert witness experience -- All types of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

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...

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Jenks, Oklahoma
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

Andy S Barnett, MD

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

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

Charles Fasano, DO

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - chest pain, pulmonary embolism, AAA, appendicitis, gallbladder, headache, meningitis, trauma, subdural hematoma, fall, fracture, compartment syndrome, allergic reaction, pneumonia, hospice, pediatric, sore throat, pneumonia, uti, sepsis
20+ years clinical experience in emergency medicine Former core faculty at Einstein Philadelphia Emergency Medicine Residency Active community emergency medicine physician Published in major emergency medicine journals

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

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 ...

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

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 ...

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...

KAMNA JAISWAL, MD

SOUTHLAKE, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - PEDS, PED CRITICAL CARE, STROKE, CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES, ECMO, BRAIN INJURY, TRAUMA, PICC LINES, RESPIRATORY FAILURE, CARDIAC ARREST, CODE, SEPSIS, ANTIBIOTICS, MENINGITIS, ORTHO, SCOLIOSIS, POST OP CARE, APPENDICITIS, INTUBATION,CHEST TUBE, ARTERIAL LINES, ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, SEDATION
My name is Kamna Jaiswal. I am a pediatric critical care physician with over 11 years of experience. I have vast clinical experience with all types of critical and general pediatric conditions. I am currently in clinical practice at Dallas/FortWorth, Tx where we take care of the sickest patients with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, difficult airways, cardiac arrest, sepsis, septic shock, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, post operative care of the surgical, neurosurgical and orthopedic patients, pediatric stroke, oncology and hematology patients. I also have vast experience with ECMO in pediatrics. My particular area of interest is neuro critical care. I developed the pediatric stroke protocol at our previous institution and I was also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and in active practice. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively involv...

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.

Douglas Dillon

Park City, Utah
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Utah
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

STEPHEN M. COHEN, MD, MBA Richmond VA MEDICAL CENTER

CHESTERFIELD, Virginia
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - COLON CANCER, COLONOSCOPY, DIVERTICULITIS, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, BLEEDING, FECAL INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, HEMORRHOIDS, NUTRITION, CHOLECYSTITIS, APPENDICITIS, LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, ASCITIS, ABSCESS, ANAL FISTULA, RECTAL, SURGERY, POLYPS, INFLAMMATION, ADHESIONS, CROHN'S
In his new position, Dr. Stephen Cohen is leading the way for improved surgical care for those who have served our great country. Dr. Cohen has joined the surgical team at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, Dr. Cohen will join the faculty as a full-time colon and rectal surgeon to help teach, train, and educate the young physicians who comprise the backbone of the VA organization. Dr. Stephen Cohen was the first Board certified colon and rectal surgeon for the southern crescent area in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of his patients traveled long distances to receive his high quality care, due to his unique ability to put patients and family at ease during difficult and often stressful times. Dr. Cohen is an innovator, pioneer, and pacesetter of emerging, developing, and innovative colorectal techniques. He is active in teaching, educating, and collaborating with physicians both domestically and internationally, in which his...

Karla Lacayo, MD

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). 14 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, 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.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Virginia
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Andy S Barnett, MD

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

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 as Documentation Engineer in physician efficiency and improved documentation to update and improve Epic and Cerner templates, phrases and lists. She completed the EPIC Power User Course and is active on the Peer Review, Candidate Selection, Compensation, and Personnel Committees. She also served on the Executive...

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.