Atrial Fibrillation Expert Witness

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Atrial fibrillation 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 atrial fibrillation. The atrial fibrillation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Preventive Medicine.

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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, 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.

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.

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.

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

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...

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...

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. ...

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.

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...

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.

Joel K Kahn, MD Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity

Bingham Farms, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, sudden death, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, emergency medicine, preventive cardiology, cardiology
Graduate Summa Cum Laude University of Michigan School of Medicine Triple Board Certified Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology Health Care Hero, Crain's Business Detroit Authored over 100 peer reviewed medical articles and book chapters Fellow, American College of Cardiology Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine National TV appearances Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Dr. Phil, Joe Rogan and more Courtroom experience since 1991 Evenly balanced in plaintiff and defense reviews Active clinical practice and hospital privileges

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 as a military 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 faculty in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular ...