Cesarean Section Expert Witness

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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: Gynecology, Hospitalist, Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Sexual Health.

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Amy Sarver, MD

Cave 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, MD

Beverly 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.

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, MD

Temecula, 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, MD

Naples, 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 2 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 Chairman.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, breec...

Brett Cassidy, MD Aishling Obstetrics and Gynecology

Naperville, 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, MD

Elmhurst, 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, FACS

Towson, 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 20 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, ...

Wesley S Blank, MD, MS, FACOG

Rye Brook, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications, Gynecological Complications, Surgical Injuries, Office Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fetal Monitoring, Labor Management, Shoulder Dystocia, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Uterine Rupture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Circumcisions
I am a board certified obstetrician gynecologist with over 30 years of clinical experience in a wide variety of clinical environments: private practice, HMOs, hospital clinics, community hospitals, and university teaching centers. I have served as a medical expert in OB/GYN since 1994, both for the plaintiff and for the defense. My education and experience enable me to extract and analyze the information in each case, discovering and understanding its merits. I am able to communicate key points in a succinct, understandable manner, both orally and in writing. My commitment to being a medical expert ensures that I address each case timely and comprehensively. As an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, I taught OB/GYN residents and medical students, both in the clinical setting and with lectures.

John P Brennan, MD John P. Brennan MD PC

Brooklyn, 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 PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Breast Cancer Screening, Uterine Perforation, Essure Procedure, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Laparoscopy, VBAC, Uterine Rupture.
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, pre-term labor, breast cancer screening, gynecologic surgery and general office practice.

Jennifer P. Reason, DO, FACOG

Melfa, 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...

Lindsay B McDevitt, MSN, RN, RNC-OB

Bellingham, Washington
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Nurse - Nursing, Fetal Monitoring, Labor and Delivery, Expert Witness, Triage, Antenatal, Medical Malpractice, Postpartum, Birth Injury, Cesarean Section, High-Risk OB, Maternal Newborn
Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, Member of AWHONN, Experience in Nursery, triage, Charge Nurse, Office setting, and Operating Room.