Central Lines Expert Witnesses

Central lines 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 central lines. The central lines expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse, Nursing Administration, Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Vascular Surgery, and Wound Care.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

PHoenix, Arizona
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 8 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Robert A Ertner, MD

Chico, California
Anesthesiology - cardiac anesthesia, airway trauma, intubation, operating room fires, positioning, central lines, airway management, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, epidurals, spinal anesthesia, ICU sedation, preoperative assessment, general anesthesia, echocardiography
Board-certified, cardiovascular fellowship-trained (Emory University) anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. Certified in peri-operative transesophageal echocardiography. Over 17 years of experience in hands-on patient care and direction/supervision of CRNAs and medical students. • General anesthesia including: Induction and maintenance of anesthesia, ventilator management, intra-operative monitoring, management of emergence from anesthesia, and transportation to and from the operating room. • Airway management including endotracheal tubes, single-lung ventilation, and non-invasive techniques. • Epidural and spinal anesthesia. • Regional anesthesia. • Invasive Monitoring including central Lines, arterial Lines, and pulmonary arterial catheters. • Pre-operative assessment and post-operative patient management. • Echocardiography and ultrasound assessment. Areas of practice include: General, cardiovascular, thoracic, bariatric, orthopedic, trauma, obstetric and gynecologic...

Joshua Herskovic, MD HealthAdvise

Boca Raton, Florida
Anesthesiology - Difficult intubations, airway trauma, airway management, obstructive sleep apnea, intraoperative codes, code blue, cpr, cardiac arrest, hypoxia, hypotension. anesthetic drug interactions, toxicities, patient positioning, intraoperative burn injury, central lines, arterial line, allergies

Marisa Palomino, BSN, CCRN, RNC-NIC, C-ELBW, C-NNIC

Lake Worth, Florida
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, neonatal, neonatal intensive care, transition, fetal loss, prematurity, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, birth defects, congenital abnormalities, premature, premie, low birth weight, nursery, newborn, newborn nursery, full body cooling, baby, infant, central lines, NRP, exchange transfusion, NEC
• 16 years of Neonatal Intensive Care nursing experience (including bedside nurse, clinical manager, and assistant nurse manager positions) All experience in level III NICUs. • Four advanced Neonatal Nursing certifications: -Certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) -CCRN-Neonatal certification -Certification in Extremely Low Birth Weight infants (C-ELBW) -Certification in Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care (C-NNIC) • Extensive experience in providing direct patient to care to complex and critically ill neonates, including: ELBW infants, LBW infants, post-delivery stabilization, pre- and post-op surgical infants, full body cooling, EEG monitoring, exchange transfusions, as well as, providing NRP resuscitation efforts to critically unstable neonates • Attends high-risk deliveries including post-delivery stabilization and resuscitation o...

Geoffrey L. Risley, MD, FACS, RPVI Coastal Vascular & Interventional, PLLC

Crestview, Florida
Vascular Surgery, Wound Care - Endovascular Surgery, Amputation, Peripheral angioplasty/stent, Aortic aneurysm repair, carotid angioplasty/stent, carotid surgery, pressure sore, chronic wound, AAA, AV Access, Fistula, Central Line, Limb loss, Abdominal aneurysm, Thoracic aneurysm, DVT, Varicose veins, RF ablations, EVLT,
I am a board-certified, fellowship -trained vascular surgeon with an active practice in both traditional vascular surgery and endovascular surgery.I can offer expertise in the management of arterial and venous conditions as well as questions regarding chronic wound care and amputation.

Nicole Hinchley, BSN, RN, CCRN

Chicago, Illinois
Pediatric Cardiology, Nurse - Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric ICU, Pediatric Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care, Post Operative Nursing, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Travel Nurse, Ventilators, Central lines, Cath lab, ECMO, CRRT
6 years of experience as a registered nurse in the critical care setting with a focus in pediatric cardiology. Over two years of experience as a travel nurse with six contracts worked at four different hospitals and experience working with different agencies. Primary area of expertise in the pediatric cardiac intensive care setting with experience in the PICU, NICU, PACU, and acute care units.

Jiggar Hindia, DO

O Fallon , Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Shivon Abdullah, MD

Bettendorf, Iowa
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway, Hypotension, hypoxia, heart attack, stroke, Nerve Injury, Nerve Block, OR fires, intubation, extubation, recovery room, informed consent, airway trauma, central venous catheter, sedation, central lines, arterial lines, postoperative, intraoperative complications, sleep apnea
Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Licensed in 3 states. Diverse practice experience. My practice is diverse and includes perioperative of adult and pediatric patients in and out of the operating room for various surgical indications and procedures. I also provide anesthetic care for remote and non surgical indications such as anesthesia sedation for imaging and psychiatric procedures. My practice includes the treatment of obstetric patients and the various obstetric emergencies. I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and experience of the practice of Anesthesiology and aiding my clients in their claims. My biggest strengths are my ability to understand and simplify situations and events for my clients. Also my ability to clearly and confidently answer questions and understand principles and practices of anesthesia come handy in depositions and cross examinations.

Ramin Pirouz, MD, JD Calvert Health Medical Center

Owings, Maryland
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - Intubation, Central Lines, Arterial Lines, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Chest tube placement, Cardiac Arrest management, Lung cancer, COPD, Asthma, Pulmonary Hypertension, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Cardiogenic Shock, Thoracentesis, Lumbar Puncture
After completing law school and medical school I completed my internal medicine training in Brooklyn, New York. I was voted resident of the year and upon completion of my residency was elected to be chief resident. I did a chief resident year and matched in a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship program at George Washington University. Out of over 65 fellows I was voted Fellow of the Year by my peers and attending physicians. I began my professional career at a hospital in Maryland which is where I still work. I am the Director of Critical Care Medicine and have run the intensive care unit for 6 years now. I also see pulmonology consults in the hospital and have chaired the hospital COVID-19 response team. I perform bronchoscopies and endobronchial ultrasound procedures in the OR. I also have a private pulmonology practice which is part of a multispecialty group which operates nearby. I am active in the community and run a mobile free clinic serving uninsured patients. For my work...

Mary Ellen Bouve, RN, BSN, CCRN-N Boston Children's Hospital

Boston , Massachusetts
Nurse, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU Nurse Expert, Neonatal Nurse Expert, Infant Nurse, Newborn Nurse, Prematurity, Birth Injury, HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Injury), NEC (necrotizing enterocolitis), BPD (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), Pre-Op and Post-op Care, Sepsis, Tracheostomies, Ventilators, Central Lines, IV complications, Surgery
17 years as a Neonatal ICU (NICU) nurse in a Level IV NICU (birth to 8 months) at a Harvard Medical teaching hospital. Actively at the bedside. Neonatal critical care certification. Experience with most medical and surgical diagnoses, including (but not limited to): birth injury, prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), chronic lung disease (CLD), bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), IV infiltration/extravasation, wound care, abdominal wall defects, esophageal atresia, cardiac defects, neurologic disorders, metabolic disorders, rare genetic disorders, and multi system failure. Routinely care for patients on multiple modes of ventilation, and/or with tracheostomies, chest tubes, gastric tubes, and central lines. Post anesthesia care (PACU). Discharge planning and education. NRP and PALS certification. Cell #774.284.0244.

Eric Perry, DO, FCCA ASG PC

Franklin, Michigan
Anesthesiology - ASC, GI, IVF, Aspiration, arrythmia, hypotension, arrest, heart attack, vocal cords, pneumonia, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, code, obstructive sleep apnea, dvt PE, drug error, narcotics, postioning, ventilation
I am a board certified Anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience. I completed my residency at the University of Chicago, and am fellowship trained in anesthesia for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. After practicing in a large hospital, I started my own business/practice providing anesthesia services to outpatient surgery centers located throughout Michigan. In addition to my practice, I became a surveyor for AAAHC so that I could act as a consultant on standards of care and certification requirements at the centers I worked at. I also was an ACLS/BLS instructor, and gave lectures on Malignant Hyperthermia.

Jiggar Hindia, DO

Missouri
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 8 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Daniel J. Lantos, MSN, RN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as patient falls, pressure ulcer prevention, physical restraints, infection prevention, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Special focus and expertise in difficult intubations, airway trauma, obstructive sleep apnea, intraoperative codes, code blue, cpr, cardiac arrest, hypoxia, hypotension. Also experienced in anesthetic drug interactions and toxicities, patient positioning, intraoperative burn injury, central lines
Fellowship trained anesthesiologist. 25 years in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training. Trial and deposition experience. Author of Anesthesia Basics series--short textbooks which explain anesthesia concepts in simple, easy to read text written at the level of the intended audience--perioperative nurses or medical students and residents of other specialties. Designed to be read in an afternoon, Anesthesia Basics covers topics from preoperative evaluation, airway management, and intraoperative monitors to neuromuscular blockade, anesthetic medications, post operative pain control and nerve blocks. Enjoys teaching and explaining anesthesia conc...