Bed Sores Expert Witnesses

Bed sores 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 bed sores. The bed sores expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Nurse, Nursing Homes, and Wound Care.

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bed sores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care/hyperbaric clinical de...

John M Deacon, MD, CWSP

Santa Barbara, California
Wound Care - Wound Care, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Injury, Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers, Diabetic Ulcers, Retained Dressings, Arterial Ulcers, Venous ulcers, Burns, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospitals, Board and Care, Home Health, Hyperbaric Medicine
I am an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California and an experienced wound care expert witness since 2009 with over 100 cases reviewed. My testifying experience includes numerous depositions and at trial in both civil and criminal court. Medical Director of the nationally recognized Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital which sees over 14,000 wound visits per year with exceptional healing rates placing it in the top 5% of wound care centers in the USA. The center is one of the few in the nation with Disease Specific Certification in Wound Care by The Joint Commission. Medical Director of the inpatient wound service at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Certified Wound Specialist Physician and board certified in Emergency Medicine with subspecialty certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. I have reviewed many different types of wound related cases. Top 3 categories are facility acquired pressure injury, lower extremity woun...

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Delaware
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Walter A Conlan, III, MD, CWSP Orlando Health

Orlando, Florida
Wound Care - Hyperbaric medicine, Chronic non-healing wound, Osteomyelitis, Venous insufficiency, Diabetic ulcers, Lower leg ulcers, Pressure ulcers (or bed sores), Bone infection, Gangrene, Skin tears or lacerations, Post-operative wounds and infections, Failed or compromised skin grafts
Dr. Conlan has extensive experience as an expert witness since 2004. As CEO of Florida Wound Care Doctors, Central Florida’s only medical practice concentrating exclusively on wound care, Dr. Conlan is inspired to help his patients overcome even the most severe types of wounds. He established his Central Florida practice in 1996. In 2001, he became a Certified Wound Care Specialist allowing him to practice wound care & hyperbaric medicine on a full-time basis. Since that time, Dr. Conlan has spoken at numerous wound symposiums, grand rounds, and rehabilitation facilities. During his professional career, he has provided wound care to patients in acute care, long-term acute care, skilled nursing, and hospital-based wound care centers. Last year Dr. Conlan was elected as President of The American Board of Wound Management. As a certified wound specialist, Dr. Conlan routinely manages patients with lower extremity wounds. Many of his patients have prior orthopedic as well as vascul...

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Baltimore, Maryland
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I have 15 years experience as a nurse in Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-Term Care and seven years as a Case Manager and post-acute care management. I have served as an Expert Practice Consultant for the California Board of Registered Nursing and Expert Witness for the Department of Justice. I review your medical records, medical facts and situations. I also serve as a mentor for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco. I am licensed in California, Arizona, and Colorado.

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, , Injury, Assisted Living, Testify, Depositions, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse,
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Kenneth C McCawley, RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP Med Legal Pro LLC

Spring Brook Township, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing homes, nursing home falls, nursing home fall prevention, certified infection control preventionist through CMS
Kenneth C McCawley RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP has been a nurse since 1992 and is a Combat Decorated Military Veteran who was active and served as a “doc” in the field and a retired Major. He started the open heart program at CMC hospital in Scranton PA, has worked in trauma and ICU, has 18 years experience as a successful Director of Nursing writing policies and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, and Senior Clinical Specialist for a national healthcare company. He is currently the director of nursing for a 120-bed rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mr. McCawley has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where he deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. He has reviewed cases for attorneys on nursing home negligence.

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Pennsylvania
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Jayesh B Shah, MD TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Hyperbaric Medicine, Pressure Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Ulcer, Unusual Wounds, Lymphedema, Geriatrics, Amputations, Nursing Homes, Venous Ulcer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Bed Sores, Long Term Care, Pressure sores, wound care medical director
Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Numerous leadership roles in multiple medical societies including Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Extensive public speaking experience – well over 150 invited presentations. Multiple time contributing author to Wound Care Certification Study Guide. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Awards include the Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the Field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, The Jefferson C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Experienced Medical Director for wound care services at two different facilities. Research interest in unusual wounds, transcutaneous oxygen studies, limb salvage, wound healing, offloading, prevention of ulcer recurrence, veno...

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.