Cesarean Section Expert Witnesses
Cesarean section 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 cesarean section. The cesarean section expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Gynecology, Hospitalist, Legal Nurse Consulting, Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Sexual Health.
Amy Sarver, MDCave Springs , Arkansas
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean section, vacuum delivery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, maternal birth injury, fibroids, ectopic pregnancy, hormones, failure to diagnose cancer
Board certified, expert witness experience
Peyman Banooni, MDBeverly Hills, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Essure, Maternal Birth Injury, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy, Infertility, Hormones
Dr. Banooni is a board ceritified ob/gyn with over 15 years of experience. He is currently in private practice practicing obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of emphasis are minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics, and office related procedures. He has experience as an expert witness in legal cases and has also served as an expert for the medical board of California. He has served on the peer review committee at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for over 2 years. In addition, Dr Banooni is involved in clinical research as the primary investigator for multiple FDA trials.
Marisa Loza, RN, BSN, RNC-OB Loza Legal Consulting, LLCActon, California
Legal Nurse Consulting, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth Trauma, Birth Injury, Labor & Delivery, Maternal Death, Neonatal Death, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Shoulder Dystocia, Expert Testimony, Medication Administration Errors, Pharmaceutical Errors, Pregnancy, Birth, Cesarean Section, Preeclampsia, Fetal Heart Monitoring
I am Marisa Loza, founder of Loza Legal Consulting, specializing in legal nurse consulting focusing in inpatient obstetrics. I have been a nurse for 14 years including 10 years as a Labor and Delivery nurse working in a high risk inpatient setting. I have AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification and Membership. I currently hold a certification in Inpatient Obstetrics through the National Certification Corporation. I review medical records, as well as develop reports and summaries of medical care in my field of expertise. I have charge nurse experience including team leading, delegating tasks, communicating with physicians and ancillary departments, and coordinating care. I manage antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patients including high risk and obstetric emergencies. I also manage preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patients for obstetric related surgical procedures. I am skilled in high risk medication administration and monitoring. I am qualified to act ...
James G Tappan, MD JAMES G. TAPPAN, M.D.San Mateo, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, LAPAROSCOPY, BIRTH INJURY, LABOR MANAGEMENT, FETAL MONITORING, OBSTETRICAL COMPLICATIONS, CEREBRAL PALSY, CESAREAN SECTION, GYNECOLOGICAL SURGERY COMPLICATIONS, VACUUM AND FORCEPS DELIVERY, ABORTION, SEXUAL ASSAULT.
BOARD CERTIFIED IN OB & GYN SINCE 1976 AND VOLUNTARILY RECERTIFIED ANNUALLY SINCE 1999; FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OB & GYN; FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS; EXPERT REVIEWER FOR THE MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA; TEACHING FACULTY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF OB-GYN AT THE DAVID GRANT USAF MEDICAL CENTER, TRAVIS AFB, FROM MAY 2006 TO MAY 2012; PROFESSIONAL STAFF, DEPT OB-GYN, BARSTOW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SINCE JUN 2012; MEDICAL STAFF, DEPT OB-GYN AT ALTA BATES SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER, BERKELEY, CA, 2016-2017; EXPERTISE IN PEER REVIEW, CASE ANALYSIS, WRITTEN REPORTS, AND TESTIMONY AT DEPOSITION AND TRIAL IN PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE MALPRACTICE CASES AND CRIMINAL CASES INVOLVING ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT; EVALUATION OF IMPACT OF ACCIDENTS ON PREGNANCIES; WILLING TO TRAVEL.
Shana Yeager, MDTemecula, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - birth injury, TOLAC, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, maternal hemorrhage, cesarean section, shoulder dystocia, fetal monitoring, forceps, vacuum delivery, maternal morbidity and mortality
Board Certified since 2008 Medical Consultant for Medical Board of CA Clinical Assistant Professor, Western University of Health Sciences Experience in peer review, department chair, medical executive committee
Wendy S Humphrey, MDNaples, Florida
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Forcep/Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy/Hysterectomy, Maternal Birth Injury, Labor Management & Induction, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy
Board Certified and licensed to practice in Florida and Ohio. Private practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology for 30 years. Practiced in single specialty groups of between 3-7 physicians. Presently have two academic appointments as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Central Florida and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Also practicing gynecology at 3 outpatients clinics. Served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and served on multiple hospital committees including Credentials and Department Quality Assurance Committee. Experienced in public speaking and has authored publications. Areas of expertise include gynecology, high risk obstetrics, contraception management and complications, shoulder dystocia, cancer diagnosis and screening, maternal and fetal birth injury, gynecologic surgery, VBAC, pelvic organ prolapse, cesarean section, labor management, fetal monitoring, breech, forc...
Brett Cassidy, MD Aishling Obstetrics and GynecologyNaperville, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sexual Health - Essure, Hysterectomy, Cesarean section, Vaginal delivery, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial ablation, Laparoscopy, Robotic surgery, IUD, Birth control, Pap smear, Heavy periods, C-section
Expert witness for Essure mass tort case in Federal Court in Philadelphia National proctor for Intuitive Surgical for Robotic hysterectomy
Therese O'Connor, MDElmhurst, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth injury, Shoulder dystocia, Management of labor, Cesarean section, Maternal mortality, Postpartum hemorrhage, Use of Pitocin, Stillbirth, Fetal monitoring, Gynecology, Menopausal hormone replacement therapy, Postmenopausal bleeding, Abnormal Pap smear
For over thirty years, I have practiced obstetrics and gynecology. Throughout my career, I have been involved in the hospital risk management (now "patient safety") committee. I reviewed cases identifying areas where the hospital might have been vulnerable from a medical-legal standpoint. I also participated in root case analyses after medical mistakes were identified. Now, after obtaining training from SEAK, I am using my experience as a legal consultant and expert witness.
Harvey H Kasner, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACSTowson, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB, Obstetrics, OB/GYN, OBGYN, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, c-section, cesarean section, forceps/vacuum delivery, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, gynecology, hysterectomy, myomectomy, dilation & curettage (D&C), tubal ligation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, bowel & ureter injury
Over 25 years of professional experience, academic training, and a broad and in-depth knowledge of healthcare environments that allows me to review medical facts and provide a thorough, fair and impartial assessment of the subject of the legal action. I manifest strong interpersonal relations and draw on a wide range of communication skills to inform, engage and provide complete, objective, and helpful information to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. I draw on those same skills to provide testimony regarding the standard of care that is easily understood by all parties involved in the matter. I have greater than 10 years of experience serving as chairman and/or a member of a hospital or organization committee, such as hospital medical board, compliance committee, advisory committee, quality assurance/physician performance improvement committee and peer review committee. This experience, along with a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in medical management, ...
James R Smith OB Case Reviews, LLCKensington, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Pregnancy loss, miscarriage, birth defects, birth injury, incompetent cervix, preterm labor, twins, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, hypertension, fetal death in utero, cesarean section, VBAC, uterine rupture, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, brachial plexus injury, placenta previa
I have an undergraduate degree in education, which makes me well suited to explain complex topics to a jury.
John P Brennan, MD John P. Brennan MD PCBrooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - labor and delivery, preeclampsia, endometriosis, fibroids, fibroids in pregnancy, cervical insufficiency, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, brachial plexus injury, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, cesarean section, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy
Dr. John P. Brennan MD has been in active clinical practice for 30 years. Trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Board Certified American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chairman of Hospital-wide Quality Assurance Committee for 10 years. Residency Program Director for 5 years. Medical Student Clerkship Director for 7 years. Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Mark L. de Fazio, MD, FACOG, C-EFM deFazio Obstetrics & Gynecology PCBrooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Breast Cancer Screening and Detection, Uterine Perforation, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Laparoscopy, VBAC, Uterine Rupture, Cervical Cancer Screening and Detection, Post Menopausal Bleeding
I am a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. I am an Attending physician at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College. My areas of expertise include all aspects of prenatal care and delivery, cesarean section, cervical and breast cancer screening and detection, postmenopausal bleeding, gynecologic surgery and general office practice.
Kimberly A. Bowman, MD, FACOGOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, birth injury, birth trauma, asphyxia, HIE, shoulder dystocia, cesarean section, VBAC, TOLAC, hemorrhage, informed consent, preeclampsia, ectopic pregnancy, laparoscopy, high risk pregnancy, preterm labor, fetal monitoring, abnormal labor, cord prolapse, gestational diabetes, vacuum.
Board-certified OB/Gyn and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. My OB/Gyn experience spans over 20 years in Oklahoma and includes faculty leadership roles with extensive teaching experience at the University of Oklahoma, national academic presentations, traditional OB/Gyn private practice, and OB hospitalist care managing obstetric and gynecologic emergencies. As an expert witness, I impartially advocate for truth and fairness based on the evidence. My goal is to provide a thoughtful and evidence-based perspective to all cases.
David A. Gutman, MD, MBA, FASA - Anesthesiology Expert Witness Ethical Patient Advocacy LLC.Charleston, South Carolina
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Spinal Epidural Nerve Block, Nerve Damage Paralysis, Cesarean Section, Uterine Atony Post Partum Hemorrhage, Labor Delivery, Birth Trauma, Blood Patch Headache, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Difficult Airway Intubation, Lost Airway Hypoxia, General Anesthesia
Anesthesiology expert witness. Board certified anesthesiologist with fellowship training in obstetrical anesthesiology. Only anesthesiologist on SEAK with higher level obstetrical anesthesia sub-specialization. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in full-time clinical practice at the tertiary academic medical center - Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Extensive experience working solo in locum tenens and with medical direction; supervising medical students, residents, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Multiple publications, grand rounds, and book chapters. Four state licenses including New York, South Carolina, California, and New Hampshire. Unblemished record and incredibly responsive to emails and phone calls. Happy to arrange a complimentary phone call or Zoom session to introduce myself or discuss any anesthetic matter. Website: www.DoctorDavidGutman.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (843)732-4449 Case Expertise: My clinical focus i...
Jennifer P. Reason, DO, FACOGMelfa, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - induction of labor, VBAC, cesarean section, breech presentation, twins, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord prolapse, fetal monitoring, placental abruption, obstetrical hemorrhage, vacuum deliveries, prenatal care, birthing center transfers, preterm labor, HELLP
I am a Board Certified OBGYN since 2014, and have been in practice since 2012. In the first six years of my career I worked in a small group serving a rural, underserved population in Virginia. This practice was remote from any tertiary care hospital, and I gained experience early in my career in managing high risk situations when patients presented unstable for transfer. Since then, I have been employed as an OB Hospitalist, and have worked in leadership roles in larger hospitals that average about 2000 or more deliveries per year. I also work in my former residency program as an academic OB hospitalist, with an even higher volume and acuity of patients. Since becoming an OB hospitalist, I have developed an interest in quality and safety improvement. I have led and participated in several initiatives in this area. I have experience in leading peer review meetings at the department and medical staff level to discuss opportunities for improvement in patient care. I also ha...