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Arash Bereliani, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C. UCLA School of Medicine and Cedars Sinai Hospital Medical Center

Beverly Hills, California
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Aortic aneurysm, Heart failure, arrhythmia, Preventive Cardiology, high blood pressure, HTN, stroke, CVA, embolism, Atrial fibrillation, sudden death.
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Member, Center of Excellence, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Medical Director, Beverly Hills Institute of Cardiology and Preventive Medicine BOOK AUTHOR: "Heart Attack, Will It Happen To Me?", Published in 2019, Celebrity Press. Fellow, American College of Cardiology, Member, American Heart Association Member, American Society of Preventive Cardiology, Member, American College of Physicians Member, American Medical Association. Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
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Matthew Budoff, MD Professor of Medicine

Torrance, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Medicine - coronary CT, atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction, chest pain, congestive heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, non-invasive angiography, calcium scoring, heart disease
Dr. Budoff is a professor of medicine and has extensive experience with both defense and plaintiff cases over the last 20 years. He has testified in both federal and state courts as well as arbitrated cases in front of a retired judge. Dr. Budoff has authored or co-authored more than 50 books and book chapters and more than 2000 articles and abstracts. He has received numerous research grants from the National Institutes of Health and has been invited to lecture at cardiology conferences around the world. In addition to his 2015 appointment as the Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he has been recognized for his work by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, from which he received the Gold Medal Award and recently designated as Master of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (MSCCT), and has been inducted into the European Academy of Sciences. Dr. Budoff has been named to “America’s Top Doctors” for each of the past 9 years...
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Neil Doherty, MD Citrus Valley Cardiology

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

Pacific Grove, California
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - heart attack, prevention, stroke, atrial fibrillation, Coumadin, warfarin, anticoagulation, cancer screening, cancer diagnosis, stress, Eliquis, apixaban, Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Pradaxa, dabigatran, hemorrhage, sudden death, syncope, pulmonary embolus, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, aneurysm
Dr. Grant is a well respected internist with a special interest in cardiovascular preventive medicine. He has received many honors and has held many positions of leadership, e.g., Chair of Internal Medicine Department and Bioethics Committee, Physician of the Year, and has been listed in "Best Doctors." He is easy to work with and presents well.
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Sendhil Krishnan, MD Pacific Heart & Vascular

TUSTIN, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker; Sudden Death; Cardiac arrest; Defibrillators; Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial infarction, PTCA, Angioplasty, Stent, Malpractice, aortic, mitral valve.
Dr. Sendhil Krishnan has provided expert witness and IME services for over 10 years and is experienced in everything from case review, to merit evaluation, and deposition testimony spanning over 50 cases (for both plantiff and defendants). He is a well-regarded interventional and general cardiologist with over 12 years of clinical practice experience. He has held numerous leadership positions, speaking arrangements, and publications in the field of cardiovascular diseases. His expertise extends from interventional cases (catherization, angioplasty, stents...etc) to peripheral endovascular interventions) and all aspects of the latest pacemaker and minimally invasive surgical technologies. Dr. Krishnan is committed to delivering unbiased, timely reports based on evidence based medicine and integrity. His preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and anticipation of opposing counsel's arguments allows him to be well prepared and composed during depositions or trial.
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Meldon Levy, MD, FACC

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Ischemic Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Angina, Heart Failure, Stroke Prevention, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Transthoracic Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
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Mayer Rashtian, MD,FACC,FHRS Huntington Memorial Hospital

Pasadena, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Arrhythmia,cardiac electrophysiology,pacemakers,cardiology,defibrillators,ICD, atrial fibrillation,flutte,ventricular tachycardia, cardiac ablations, device / leads complications ,life expectancy,congestive heart of failure,Esophageal Fistula,syncope,ECG,valvular heart disease,Medical Board inquiry
Currently, I serve as medical director of the cardiac electrophysiology (EP) department at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California. I have a very busy practice and provide all manner of arrhythmia services, such as complex ablations, pacemakers, and defibrillators, including biventricular devices. Additionally, I am extremely active in cardiac arrhythmia research activities and have participated in many cardiac device and sudden cardiac death trials. My CV is extensive. I have experience with recalls, defective leads, pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and ablation procedures. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, USC, and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at UCLA. I accept both defense and plaintiff cases, as my opinion addresses the case’s medical facts, which are not dependent upon the side of the retaining counsel. I have served as an expert witness for more than 50 cases over the past 10 years and have served as an ex...
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Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Angina, Stroke, Syncope, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Congestive Heart Failure, Aortic Dissection, Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmia, Pulmonary Embolus, Anticoagulation, Coumadin, Valvular Disease
Dr. Stark is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is in full-time practice in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, and has served on the Clinical Faculties at the Georgetown and Yale Medical Schools. He has 20 years’ litigation experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has served as senior member of his state’s Medical Malpractice Claims Review Panel. Had responsibility for advising on defensibility of cases for Aetna Life & Casualty and CNA Insurance, as well as for individual law firms. Dr. Robert Stark is in full-time active practice of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is past-president of the Connecticut Society of Internal Medicine and Director of his hospital’s Cardiovascular Prevention Program. He teaches residents and medical students as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine – he also speaks frequently on cardiovascular topics for lay and professional groups as well as the media. Dr. Stark has had extensive litigation experience in state and f...
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Rishi G Anand, MD

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Sudden Cardiac Death, Arrhythmia, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Ablation, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Medicare/DOJ Investigation, Tachycardia, Anticoagulation, Pre-op, Heart Attack, Whistleblower, Qui tam
Dr. Anand is board certified, and well published cardiovascular disease specialist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He serves as the Director of an Electrophysiology laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also serves as an author and Editorial board member for EP Lab Digest which is a nationwide publication. He serves an advisor to Medicare at the state level on health coverage policy matters. He has been nominated to serve as an expert advisor to the center for Medicare/Medicaid services (CMMS) Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC). MEDCAC is utilized by CMMS to supplement its own research and allow for additional expert and public input on coverage topics, including those that are highly complex or have a major potential impact on the health of beneficiaries and/or the Medicare program itself. He is a recognized expert and polished speaker sought after for both professional and lay audience presentations as well as media appearances. Dr. ...
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Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

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

Clearwater, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Sudden Death, Coumadin, Eliquis, Pradaxa, Warfarin, Xarelto, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Norris is a multiply board certified cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist who trained under Douglas P. Zipes, MD, at Indiana University School of Medicine. He has practiced cardiac electrophysiology for more than 20 years in Clearwater, FL and has specialized in the treatment of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention. Dr. Norris has lectured extensively in Florida and as far away as Macedonia on the utilization of catheter ablation, device therapy and newer medications for the management of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Norris is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society and spends most of his time in clinical practice as the head of Pinellas Arrhythmia Associates, PA. He has been extensively involved in the American Heart Association “Get With the Guidelines-Atrial Fibrillation” initiative and offers complete medical-legal consulting services including comprehensive medical summary reporting, standard of care reporting and expert witness...
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Christopher Wenger, DO, FACC, FNLA

Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Medicine - General cardiology, Preventive cardiology, Coronary artery disease, Chest pain, Echocardiography, Stress testing, Acute coronary syndrome, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Atrial fibrillation, Cholesterol, Lipids, Hypertension.
-Board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult echocardiography, and Clinical lipidology. -Award-winning clinical physician. -Award-winning physician educator. -Published author in various medical journals. -Active committee member of two national medical organizations. -Experienced speaker to the public, media, and medical professionals on various topics of cardiovascular and preventive medicine, clinical lipidology, and industry-sponsored pharmacotherapy. -Currently serving as the medical director of preventive cardiology for a health system that spans 5 counties in Pennsylvania.
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Maud Meulstee, DNP, RN, CNP

Norwell, Massachusetts
Nurse Practitioner, Cardiovascular Disease - nurse, legal nurse consultant, family medicine, nurse negligence, Veterans Healthcare Administration, Veterans, geriatrics, coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, angina, heart attack, cath lab, stress testing, stenting, bypass surgery, hypertension, cardiac medications
2009 BSN Nursing-University of Akron Summa cum Laude 2012 MSN Nursing-Case Western Reserve University 2015 DNP Yale University. Combined Capstone project Yale/VA with published article Board Certified by American Association of Nurse Practitioners, active RN and NP license, active BLS Member of AANP, American College of Cardiology, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Association 2018-2020 Board Member Council for Aging, MA * Registered Nurse/Family Nurse Practitioner: RN from 2009, Family Nurse Practitioner from 2012. 2009-2013 Cleveland Clinic acute care Nurse and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner. Cleveland Clinic Cardiology rated #1 by US World and News. 2013 Veterans Healthcare Administration Family Nurse Practitioner, including inpatient and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner * Cardiovascular Disease Specialty: several years acute care nursing and nurse practitioner experience at Cleveland Clinic and Veterans Healthcare Administration. Extensive experie...
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Christina Vassileva, MD, FACS, FACC

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - mitral valve repair, mitral valve replacement, mitral valve surgery, valve repair, valve replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, TAVR, TAVI, coronary artery bypass, CABG, aortic aneurysm, atrial fibrillation
I completed medical school and general surgery at Johns Hopkins and subsequently finished my training in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac track at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in 2009. Throughout my training I have received multiple awards that distinguish my scholastic achievement. I am well versed in all aspects of cardiac surgery. I have special expertise in mitral valve repair. I also have experience with transcatherter aortic valve replacement. I have been involved on a national level in a number of professional organizations. In the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), I am a member of the Quality Management Task Force, and I was one of the participants in the development of the updated risk model in cardiac surgery, on which the STS risk calculator is based. In the American College of Cardiology (ACC), I have participated in a number of initiatives on patient-centered care and shared decision-making. In addition, I am one of two surgeons national...
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Christopher Wenger, DO, FACC, FNLA

Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Medicine - General cardiology, Preventive cardiology, Coronary artery disease, Chest pain, Echocardiography, Stress testing, Acute coronary syndrome, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Atrial fibrillation, Cholesterol, Lipids, Hypertension.
-Board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult echocardiography, and Clinical lipidology. -Award-winning clinical physician. -Award-winning physician educator. -Published author in various medical journals. -Active committee member of two national medical organizations. -Experienced speaker to the public, media, and medical professionals on various topics of cardiovascular and preventive medicine, clinical lipidology, and industry-sponsored pharmacotherapy. -Currently serving as the medical director of preventive cardiology for a health system that spans 5 counties in Pennsylvania.
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Evan Cohen, MD

Chappaqua, New York
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Appendicitis, Trauma, Sepsis, Overdose, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Trauma, Epidural Abscess, Pneumonia, Pyelonephritis, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Block, Aortic Dissection, Diabetic Emergency
Dr. Cohen is a board certified emergency physician and has been practicing as a full time attending physician for over 10 years. He has worked in multiple busy level 1 trauma centers and is currently the medical director at Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, New York. Dr. Cohen has extensive experience working as a medical expert, has reviewed over 50 cases including multiple depositions. He also provides medical expert services to the NY State Office of Professional Medical Conduct. He sits on his hospital's PEER review committee and oversees quality, return admissions and patient complaints in the emergency department.
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Christopher Wenger, DO, FACC, FNLA

New York
Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Medicine - General cardiology, Preventive cardiology, Coronary artery disease, Chest pain, Echocardiography, Stress testing, Acute coronary syndrome, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Atrial fibrillation, Cholesterol, Lipids, Hypertension.
-Board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult echocardiography, and Clinical lipidology. -Award-winning clinical physician. -Award-winning physician educator. -Published author in various medical journals. -Active committee member of two national medical organizations. -Experienced speaker to the public, media, and medical professionals on various topics of cardiovascular and preventive medicine, clinical lipidology, and industry-sponsored pharmacotherapy. -Currently serving as the medical director of preventive cardiology for a health system that spans 5 counties in Pennsylvania.
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Jennifer L. Cook, MD University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardititis, Sudden Cardiac Death, Tako Tsubo Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
My expertise includes the evidence based diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions. As other cardiologists, I see cardiac patients with a variety of heart conditions. The majority of my practice includes patients suffering from heart failure, representing the sickest of cardiac patients. These patients with abnormal heart function face limitations in their quality of life, exercise capability and life expectancy. Few patients in my practice get heart transplants or mechanical circulatory assist devices. What is useful about a specialist in heart failure? If the scenario that you are faced includes a patient with abnormal heart function leading to limitations in physical activity you want expert attention regarding: • Determination of evidence based care (ref1) • Accurate assessment of patient functional status • Expert prediction of mortality risk (ref 2) When working with me you can expect prompt response, articulate written opinions and concise oral testimony. Over 20 y...
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John R Filip, MD, FAPWCA, FSVMB

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Atrial fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocardial Contusion in MVA, Chest Pain, Heart Failure, Vascular Medicine
Dr. Filip earned his medical degree from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. He served residencies at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland and in Philadelphia at the Jefferson University Hospital. He completed Cardiology Fellowship at the Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He worked as an Attending at the Bryn Mawr and Lankenau Hospitals. He served as Director of Bryn Mawr Wound Care and Vascular Center. He formerly held faculty appointments at the Hahnemann University and Presbyterian – University of Pennsylvania. Board Certified. Published. Experienced in testifying in both plaintiff and defense areas.
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Christopher Wenger, DO, FACC, FNLA

York, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Medicine - General cardiology, Preventive cardiology, Coronary artery disease, Chest pain, Echocardiography, Stress testing, Acute coronary syndrome, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Atrial fibrillation, Cholesterol, Lipids, Hypertension.
-Board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult echocardiography, and Clinical lipidology. -Award-winning clinical physician. -Award-winning physician educator. -Published author in various medical journals. -Active committee member of two national medical organizations. -Experienced speaker to the public, media, and medical professionals on various topics of cardiovascular and preventive medicine, clinical lipidology, and industry-sponsored pharmacotherapy. -Currently serving as the medical director of preventive cardiology for a health system that spans 5 counties in Pennsylvania.
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Arvindh N. Kanagasundram, MD, FHRS Kfive Consulting

Brentwood, Tennessee
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Arrhythmia, Pacemaker Implantation, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Defibrillation, Catheter Ablation, Atrial fibrillation , Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Supra-ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Epicardial Access, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Wolff- Parkinson-White
Award Winning, Actively Practicing Electrophysiologist (which involves the diagnosis and treatment of electrical abnormalities (arrhythmias) of the heart). Dartmouth Educated. Cornell and Stanford Trained. Triple Board Certified (Electrophysiology, Cardiology, and Internal Medicine). Vanderbilt Faculty.
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Charles S Wade, MD CL Wade Enterprises LLC

Norfolk, Virginia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Hospitalist, Heart attack, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Hemorrhage, Cardiomyopathy, QT Prolongation, Major Bleeding
Dual American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Demonstrated excellence in cardiac imaging by passing Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Dr. Wade is a physician expert serving in the United States Navy at the rank of Commander as a practicing cardiologist. Currently the Echocardiography Lab Director, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Multiple commendation medals for superior performance. Over a decade of clinical experience all over the world. Expert in all forms of stress testing, cardiac procedures, cardiac imaging and post-MI care. Special experience in consultative cardiology, outpatient, CCU, cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure and cardio-oncology. Strong forensic skills with excellent reasoning abilities. Can handle the largest of medical records and toughest of cases. Current faculty at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with experience as clinical facult...
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