Birth Center Expert Witnesses
Birth center 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 birth center. The birth center expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Fraud, Midwife, and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Linda ColeNikiski, Alaska
Midwife - Birth Center, Out-of Hospital Birth, Nurse-midwife, Freestanding Birth Center, Nurse-midwifery, antepartum, post-partum, L&D, Quality improvement
I am a doctorally prepared certified nurse-midwife with 28 years of practice in both hospital and birth center settings. My passion and area of expertise is the birth center model of care. I served as president of the American Association of Birth Centers and was lead editor of the only textbook in the U.S. devoted to the freestanding birth center model.
Lora Princ, MD, MBA Dr. Lora Princ LLCEden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fraud - Obstetrics, Birth Injury, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Macrosomia, Shoulder Dystocia, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Uterine Rupture, Labor Management, Birth Center, Midwife Deliveries, Vacuum deliveries, Induction, Fraud
I am a board-certified OBGYN and fellow of ACOG, in practice in the Minneapolis metro area since 2005. I received my MBA with a focus in healthcare management in 2022. I have worked in private practice as a clinic part-owner for 11 years and have been an OBGYN hospitalist since 2016 with a focus on high risk obstetrical patients. I am organized and efficient, and my MBA training has honed my ability to analyze data and extract both system and medical/ provider factors that are relevant for malpractice cases. In addition I perform utilization management reviews and am a peer reviewer, making me uniquely qualified to identify healthcare fraud and waste. My flexible schedule allows me to efficiently review large amounts of documents and create timely, thoughtful expert opinions. I am an OBGYN Medical Director and Department Chair with experience in peer reviews, credentialing, and utilization management. I work with medical students and residents and am a consultant to family medici...