Cancer Expert Witnesses

Cancer 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 cancer. The cancer expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Practice, General Surgery, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Legal Nurse Consulting, Neuropsychology, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, and Otolaryngology.

Eric vanSonnenberg, MD University of Arizona College of Medicine

Cave Creek, Arizona
Radiology, Interventional & Vascular Radiology - Interventional Radiology, abscess, biliary, kidney, cancer, Ablation, stones, gallbladder, chest x-rays, CT scans, pancreatitis, complications
Board Certified in both Internal Medicine & Radiology Harvard trained Extensive medical malpractice experience Extensive publication & lecturing experience Current or previous academic medical faculty member at: Harvard, UCSD, UCLA, University of Texas, University of Arizona

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

San Jose, California
Anesthesiology - gastrointestinal Anesthesiology, Trauma, Obstetrics and Gynecology, opioid management, benzodiazepine management, medication tapering, opioids, pain, acute pain, endoscopy, ERCP, operating room management, spine, back pain, cancer, airway management
Dr. Ahmed Zaafran is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. He recently held the post of assistant professor of anesthesiology (affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine. He reviews anesthesia-related cases for the California Medical Board and is immediate past director of QI/QA of anesthesiology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, where he oversaw the review of hundreds of anesthesia-related cases. He has extensive experience in expert witness testimony, including case file reviews and deposition. He is the former director of GI Endoscopic Anesthesia at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics. He has extensive academic and advocacy experience, including representation of the California Society of Anesthesiologists as an Alternate Delegate. He conducts regular live webinars on medical-related matters and has presented at world-renowned academic institutions nationally. ...

Stephen L. Newman, MD, MBA, FACP, FCCP, DABSM

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Occupational Medicine - Asbestos, Silicosis, Cancer,Certified Grade B reader NIOSH, IMEs, Internal Medicine, Occupational Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders
I have served as an expert witness in occupational pulmonary disease: asbestos and silicosis for 20 years. I am a NIOSH Certified Grade B reader. I will serve as an expert witness for malpractice, defense in internal, pulmonary and sleep disorders medicine. I am a consultant to industry in both medical device and pharmaceutical product development.

Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP Board Certified Pharmacist

Atlanta , Georgia
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment-related side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical trials, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital
Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Emory University Hospital. As the clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of treatment for various types of disease states including cancer. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing various drugs (sterile and unsterile preparations). In addition, she is involved with clinical trials and develops drug order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and pharmacotherapy considerations. As the pharmacy expert, Alexa provides expertise in the area of appropriate use of therapy (guideline- and evidence-based medicine, drug-disease match), drug safety (interactions, adverse reactions and effects, medication errors, overdose, inappropriate use or place of therapy), pharmacology (drug exposure, subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetic...

Timothy D. McManus, Psy.D., ABN, ABPP-RP

Palos Heights, Illinois
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology. Psychology. IME's. Fitness for Duty. Return to Work. Concussion. Chronic pain. Civil/Occupational Disablity. CRPS. PTSD. Workman's compensation. Decision-making capacity evaluations. Dementia. Cancer. CVA.
I am Board Certified in both Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. I conduct Neuropsychological Evaluations, Psychological Pain Assessments, Psychological, and ADHD/LD Evaluations from ages 6 though geriatric. The neurocognitive and emotional symptoms associated with varied neurological and medical conditions, chronic pain, PTSD, mild head injury, and concussion are representative of the conditions regularly assessed. Conditions arising form Workman's Compensation, FFDE, RTW, and personal injury characterize referrals. I also conduct evaluations for dementia and decision-making capacity. Medical records reviews and consultations are also provided.

Sanjiv S Modi, MD

Morris, Illinois
Oncology, Hematology - Blood Clots, Anticoagulation, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Mesothelioma, Clinical Genetics, Hospice and Palliative Care
I AM BOARD CERTIFIED IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY AND INTERNAL MEDICINE AND IN ACTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE. I HAVE BEEN WORKING SINCE 2012 REVIEWING MEDICAL RECORDS FOR PEER REVIEW, UTILIZATION REVIEW, DISABILITY REVIEW AND MEDICAL LEGAL PURPOSES. I UTILIZE OBJECTIVE EVIDENCE OF STANDARD OF CARE AND NATIONAL PUBLISHED GUIDELINES IN PREPARING MY REPORTS. I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH TRIAL IN THE PAST AND AM FAMILIAR WITH COURT PROCEEDINGS AND DEPOSITION PROCESS. I AM EQUALLY AVAILABLE FOR BOTH PLAINTIFF AND DEFENSE. AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CHART REVIEW; NARRATIVE REPORTS; CONSULTATION/TESIMONY FOR PLAINTIFFS, DEFENSE AND ARBITRATIONS/MEDICAL PANELS.

NEEL SHAH, MD, FACP Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Hematology, Oncology - Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Bleeding, Sarcoma, Board Certified, Head and Neck Cancer, Thrombosis
I am a triple board certified physician in Medical Oncology, Hematology & Internal Medicine. I have experience reviewing cases, as well as being an expert witness. I have reviewed cases that deal with hematology and medical oncology issues. I also have trial and deposition experience. A full narrative report can be supplied with each case review, if needed.

Michael S. Gossman, DABR, FAAPM, FACR Regulation Directive Medical Physics

New Albany, Indiana
Radiation Oncology, Radiology - Medical Physicist, Radiation Safety, Accelerator, Brachytherapy, Dosimetry, Radiation Therapy, X-ray, Radiation Therapist, Radiation Oncologist, Radiologic Technologist, Cancer, Oncology, Radioactive, Dosimetry, Patent, Copyright, Physicist, Dosimetrist, Technologist, Implantable, Patent
American Board of Radiology - Board Certified: Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Radiation Safety Officer - Authorized Medical Physicist State Licensure / Registration - Texas: Licensed Medical Physicist - Kentucky: Authorized Medical Physicist & Radiation Safety Officer - Indiana: Authorized Medical Physicist - Tennessee: Authorized Medical Physicist - West Virginia: Authorized Medical Physicist - Missouri: Authorized Medical Physicist ______________________________________________ Responsible for all scientific and technical aspects of radiation therapy, including imaging, dosimetry, calculations, and radiation safety. Supervise medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiologic technologists, x-ray technologists.

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 25 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

Naziheh Assarzadegan, MD

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pathology - Gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas, cancer, tumor, inflammatory diseases, benign, malignant
Dual fellowship training in gastrointestinal pathology and general surgical pathology. American board of pathology certified in anatomical and clinical pathology with extensive subspecialty training in gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreas pathology from Johns Hopkins University. I am currently a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan where my focus is primarily on gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreas pathology. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to inflammatory diseases and benign and malignant tumors of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas.

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Clayton J. Baker, MD, CM

Pittsford, New York
Internal Medicine, General Practice - COVID-19, COVID, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Attack, Urgent Care, Adverse Drug Reaction, Medical Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Vaccine injury, Vaccine Mandates, Vaccine Exemption, Paxlovid, Remdesivir, Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine, Pfizer, Moderna, Mask, Masking
Dr. Baker is a Harvard trained, Board Certified internal medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience. He has an active clinical practice, and he holds an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has also held appointments at the University of California, San Diego, at the University of Arizona, and at Harvard University. He has many years of experience teaching medical students, residents, and graduate students. Dr. Baker has numerous publications in prominent medical journals including JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has a broad range of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient medicine, in the private sector as well as in the US Public Health Service and the Veterans Administration. Currently, he works in an outpatient practice. Dr. Baker has treated patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic without inter...

Michael Kortbus, MD, FACS

Red Hook, New York
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - sinus, allergy, hearing, tumor, sleep apnea, tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, otalgia, neck, cancer, thyroid, ear, nose, throat, lump, rhinitis, ENT
Dr. Kortbus offers many years of experience in expert witness, testimony, independent chart review, product development, and more. Dr. Kortbus has served as expert witness in court and elsewhere (EBT, deposition) for legal and industry clients. References and CV available on request.

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

Staten Island, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Brian K Brodwater, MD Delaney Radiology

Wilmington, North Carolina
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, image-guided surgery, image-guided cancer treatments, minimally invasive surgery, biopsy, diagnostic radiology, DVT, pulmonary embolism, cancer
Brian K. Brodwater MD is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in both Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology and holds licenses in North Carolina and South Carolina. He has published multiple articles in his specialty and is a senior partner with Delaney Radiology in Wilmington, North Carolina after joining the practice upon the completion of his Vascular - Interventional Radiology fellowship from Duke University Medical Center. Brian K. Brodwater MD completed his internship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1994, which was followed by his diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship at Duke University, from 1994-1999.

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

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Pennsylvania
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...

Tracy J Robinson, MD MS TJR Imaging Inc

Holladay, Utah
Radiology - Gastrointestinal, genitourinary, obstetric, cancer, oncology, ultrasound, CT, MRI, body, emergency, chest, x-ray, liver, pancreas, small bowel, gastric, rectum, renal, kidney, lung, uterus, ovary, prostate, spleen, vascular, aorta, gallbladder, bile ducts, biliary, bariatric, thyroid
I did 5 years of research in maternal fetal medicine specializing in placental pathology. I co-wrote papers in bariatric surgery imaging, imaging of placental complications, imaging of umbilical cord complications, Thyroid imaging, Pre-op TRAM flap imaging, and maternal complications associated with cesarean deliveries. I am body fellowship trained specializing in advanced imaging of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis using ultrasound, CT, and MRI.

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Charlottesville, Virginia
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...

Kyle Scholnick, DPM

Fairfax, Virginia
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatry, Foot and Ankle surgery, Bunion, Hammer toe, Hallux Valgus, Osteomyelitis, Diabetic foot ulcers, Charcot deformity, Gangrene, Amputations, Foot Pain, Foot and Ankle Trauma, Neoplasm, Foot Infections, Cancer, Complications, Foot Reconstruction, Wound Care, Standard of Care Expert, deformity
Summa Cum Laude graduate from The George Washington University and completed medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, graduating at the top of his class and with honors and awards for academic excellence. Completed a rigorous three-year comprehensive foot and ankle surgical residency at the prestigious Yale University Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, serving as chief resident in his final year. This is one of top and most competitive foot and ankle surgical residencies in the world. Completed a podiatric dermatology fellowship with Bako Podiatric Pathology Services in Alpharetta, Georgia focusing on malignant soft tissue cancers, neoplasms, infections, biopsy techniques and plastic surgery. Advanced training in all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery, including forefoot reconstruction, flatfoot reconstruction, diabetic foot reconstruction, wound care, limb salvage, skin grafting, external fixation, plastic flap reconstruction, sports medicine,...