Colonoscopy Expert Witnesses

Colonoscopy 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 colonoscopy. The colonoscopy expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Nursing Homes, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Trauma Surgery.

Heath Beckham, MD Alabama Colon and Rectal Institute

Birmingham, Alabama
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Laparoscopic surgery, Robotic colon surgery
I am board certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 10 years experience in private practice since 2009 in Birmingham, AL. I am involved in teaching general surgery residents from the local hospital system and involved in various hospital committees. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery with extensive experience in anorectal surgery, colonoscopy, and robotic and laparoscopic colon surgery.

Joel Chodos, MD, JD Digestive Health Center

Newark, Delaware
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - Endoscopy, Swallowing difficulties, Colonoscopy, GI bleeding, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer, GI Cancer diagnosis, colon cancer, Barrett's esophagus, Constipation, Acid Reflux, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease, malabsorption, celiac disease.
Over 15 years of various medico-legal experience including trial experience while in full time active practice of medicine. Board certified in GI and Internal Medicine. Excellent communication skills including scientific/medical issues explained in layman's terms. Careful, Insightful, Deliberate, Articulate Analysis. Timely performance. Keen attention to detail. Have JD degree acquired via 4 years of distance learning. Passed California Bar 2015 on first attempt. Member California bar. Meticulous attention to detail. Medical school teaching experience and also have taught medicine and physiology at local university. Publish GI newsletter for physicians.

David S. Borislow, MD Center for Digestive Healthcare

Treasure Island, Florida
Gastroenterology - Endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, hepatitis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, food borne illness

Mark W. Gordon, MD

Pembroke Pines, Florida
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Wound Care,Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,Upper Endoscopy, Gastroscopy,Colonoscopy,Hernia,Libel,Credentials,Contracts,IME
Board certified in Surgery and Wound Care, member of numerous societies, extensive hospital leadership positions, teaching at local medical school. Current reviewer for state board of medicine, Medicare, independent review panels. Performs IMEs, disability determinations. Experienced with litigation in negligence(both defense and plaintiff) ,credentialing, dismissal, contracts, libel. CV on request.Extensive experience case evaluation, deposition, trials for 18 years. Defense, hospital/medical staff issues and plaintiff cases.

Brian Matier, MD

Lutz, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Robotic surgery, colon surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colectomy, colonoscopy, rectal surgery, anal, anastomotic leak, intestinal, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, fecal incontinence
Double Board certified in Colon & Rectal, and General Surgery with 9 years of practice experience. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Prior clinical academic appointment at University of Buffalo School of Medicine. Extensive training and experience in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery. Practice and experience includes all forms of colon and rectal surgery including colectomy, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, and fecal incontinence. Legal experience includes testimony as a medical fact witness in criminal trial, and deposition (fact witness and defendant) in medical liability cases.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Florida
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Michael H Tarlowe, MD, FACS, FASCRS Michael H. Tarlowe, MD, PC

Deerfield Beach, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colonoscopy, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Hernia surgery, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Medical malpractice, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Anal warts, Pilonidal cyst
Dr. Tarlowe is board certified in both Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 15 years experience. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dr. Tarlowe maintains a full time private practice. He has reviewed and opined on dozens of cases, for both plaintiff and defense, including both medical malpractice and personal injury.

SAROSH BUKHARI, DO Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Gastroenterology - Gastroenterologist, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colorectal, Perforations, Diseases of the Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Gallbladder, Pancreas, GI Bleeding, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colitis, Chrohn's Ischemic Bowel, Colon Cancer
I am a gastroenterologist double board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. I am in private practice, focusing in on all aspects of general gastroenterology as well as performing 125-150 ERCPs every year.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Maryland
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Eric Lederman, MD, FASCRS

Tyringham, Massachusetts
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, colectomy, minimally invasive, laparoscopic, robotic, anastomotic leak, bowel obstruction, fistula, abscess, hemorrhoids, colitis, anal fissure, colostomy, ileostomy, small intestine, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, colonoscopy
Dr Lederman is Board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He was in private practice in St. Louis, MO from 1999-2021, where his practice was limited to colorectal surgery, with extensive experience in minimally invasive colorectal surgery (including robotics), colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as anorectal surgery (including TEM/TAMIS) and colonoscopy. Highly experienced reviewer, with approximately 90-100 cases reviewed since 2003; he has testified at trial and/or deposition 20+ times. Excellent communications skills. Licensed in MO, MA and NY. He retired from full time surgical practice in March, 2021 and is currently located in western Massachusetts, where he still practices part-time doing wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

Angela B Shannon, MD Happy Tummies Pediatric GI Clinic

Flowood, Mississippi
Pediatric Gastroenterology - Abdominal Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Liver, Reflux, Gastritis, Intestine, Abdominal Pain, Liver Disease, Colon, Failure to Thrive, Vomiting, Small Intestine, Constipation, Diarrhea

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Newton, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

James E Martinez, MD Gastroenterology Specialists, PC

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Gastroenterology - Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Dilation, ERCP, Indications and Complications, GI Bleeding, Biliary Disease, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Disease
Expert testimony in both plaintiff and defense cases, including the US Attorney's Office. President New Mexico Medical Society 2014-2016. Board Certified. Assistant Clinical Professor, Endoscopy Unit Director, Medical Case Review Committee [email protected]

Stuart Finkel, MD GI Medical Experts

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, GERD, reflux, intestines, bowels, colon cancer, pancreas, internal medicine, colitis, complications of GI endoscopy, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, mesenteric ischemia
Dr. Finkel received his BA (summa cum laude) with distinction in Biology from the U. of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Einstein College of Medicine 1st in his class, and president of his chapter of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Finkel is board certified in GI and IM, and Asst. Clinical Professor of GI at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY City. He has been in private practice since 1978, has published in peer-reviewed journals, and teaches GI endoscopy actively. He has testified in both plaintiffs and defense cases, including Federal Court, for 30+ years. An experienced teacher, he is able to explain complex medical subjects to lay juries in easily understandable terms. Dr. Finkel testified in the landmark Massachusetts case Matsuyama v Birnbaum et al, permitting recovery for a loss of chance in a wrongful death action, where the jury found that the defendant MD's negligence deprived the plaintiff's decedent of a less than even chance...

Albert M Harary, M.D. Albert Harary, MD

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Esophageal Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Pancreatitis, Liver Disease, Duodenal Ulcer, Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer,
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine. Attending Physician, Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital. Attending Physician, NYU Langone Medical Center. Licensed in New York and Florida.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

New York
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

david H robbins, MD, MSc

NEW YORK, New York
Gastroenterology - General gastroenterology and hepatology, Advanced and interventional endoscopy and colonoscopy, GI cancer detection, Early GI cancer treatment
Dr. Robbins is the Associate Chief and Program Director in Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is board-certified in Gastroenterology and is an Associate Professor of Medicine. He is available for expert witness consultations and testimony to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. His areas of expertise include gastroenterology, GI cancers, advanced endoscopic techniques, and early GI cancer detection. Dr. Robbins spends the bulk of his professional time caring for his patients. He is consistently deemed a Top Doctor by the Castle Connolly Guide, attended Columbia College (BA), Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MD with honors) and Columbia University (MSc).

Meyer N. Solny, MD, FACG, AGAF

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, internal medicine, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, colon cancer, GERD, colitis, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s, mesenteric ischemia, IBD, Reflux
Board-Certified Gastroenterologist and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy specialist, Columbia and Cornell trained clinician, with an active Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology practice for the past 30+ years, on staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. Experienced as a medico-legal consultant and expert witness for both plaintiff and defense.

Ziad Gellad, MD, MPH Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina
Gastroenterology - Esophagus, Stomach, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Quality
I am a practicing gastroenterologist and associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. I received my medical degree at Johns Hopkins University and medical training at Duke. My practice is focused on diseases of the esophagus. I also have expertise in quality measurement, including extensive experience in colonoscopy quality. I spend 60% of my time practicing clinically at Duke Affiliated Hospitals as well as the VA Medical Center. The remaining 40% of my time is spent in a number of administrative roles at Duke including as Associate Vice Chair of Ambulatory in the Department of Medicine and as a Medical Director for one of our multispecialty clinics.

Meade Palmer, MD, MPH, FACS Wake Forest Health Network

High Point, North Carolina
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Laparoscopic, Abdominal, Hernia, Stomach, Small intestine, Bowel, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Anal, Appendix, Hemorrhoid, Gall Bladder, Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Fissure, Fistula, Colonoscopy, Polyp, EGD, Mesh, Gastrostomy, PEG, Tracheostomy, Critical Care
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with 25+ years of experience. Fellowship-trained endoscopist, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School affiliation. Instructor of physician assistants, medical students, and surgical residents. Fellow of American College of Surgeons. Experience as risk retention group claims committee chairman, hospital quality, safety and credentials committee member and state board reviewer of standards of care. Retired Major, US Army reserve medical corps and volunteer mission surgeon.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

william J harb, MD the colorectal center

Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Proctology, Hemorrhoids, Fecal Incontinence, Anal Fistula, Diverticulitis, Inherited Colon Cancer
I am a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in private practice since 2006. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery. I have extensive expertise in proctology and anorectal surgery, including hemorrhoidal disease, fecal incontinence, and have a busy colonoscopy practice. I have additional expertise in the field of inherited cancers, particularly inherited colon and rectal cancers. Genetic testing is an integral part of my practice and while that is mainly gastrointestinal cancers, I have experience with the genetics of many other inherited cancer syndromes, including breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer syndromes. I have spent many years on the board of a major non-profit organization dedicated to educating people on Lynch Syndrome and inherited cancer syndromes.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Utah
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Alan R Smith, MD, RPH, FAAFP Delta Family Medicine--Revere Health

Delta, Utah
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetrics, Extended Care Center, Skilled Nursing Care, Hospice Care, Outpatient Care, Inpatient Care, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Emergency Department Care, Pediatrics, Tonsillectomy, Hernia Repair, Medical Licensing Board,
I feel a responsibility to hold my fellow physicians, as well as myself, to a high standard of care. I likewise feel a responsibility to stand and defend the truth when care of a physician is in question. I have over 20 years of Expert Witness experience with >100 cases reviewed, >25 depositions, and >10 Court/Arbitration Testimonies. I am Board Certified as a Family Medicine Physician (American Board of Family Medicine) plus Board Certified by the American Board of Physicians and Surgeons. I serve the State of Utah as a member of the Utah Physician Licensing Board (2018 - Currently), plus I am a Fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. I have a full-time, full-spectrum Family Medicine Practice, including Obstetrics, Surgical Obstetrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Care, Extended Nursing Care, Long Term Care, Endoscopy (Colonoscopy and EGD), minor surgery (Vasectomy) and major surgery (Hernia Repair, Endometrial Ablation, Tonsillectomy,...

Scott Choi, MD Gastroenterology Associates, PC

Mclean, Virginia
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Crohn's disease and colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, Barrett's, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, ERCP, Endoscopy, colonoscopy, perforation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, PEG tubes, hepatitis, cirrhosis, food safety
Dr. Myung (Scott) Choi has been an expert witness for over the past decade, and is currently a partner of Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. in northern Virginia. He provides expert witness work for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He is board-certified in gastroenterology, and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Virginia. Since 2001, he has practiced gastroenterology and hepatology in both the academic and private practice environments. As an assisitant clinical professor at Metropolitan Hospital in New York city from 2005-2006, he was recognized by the medical students as the best physician-teacher. From 2014-2019, he served in many roles, including: CEO of Gastroenterology Associates, Director of Digestive Disease for Novant Health in northern Virginia, president of Advanced Digestive Care, and a speaker for Allergan and Abbvie. Over the course of his career, he has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Washingtonian Magazine, Consumer Checkbook and Northern ...

STEPHEN M. COHEN, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS VA MEDICAL CENTER

CHESTERFIELD, Virginia
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - COLON CANCER, COLONOSCOPY, DIVERTICULITIS, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, BLEEDING, FECAL INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, HEMORRHOIDS, NUTRITION, CHOLECYSTITIS, APPENDICITIS, LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, ASCITIS, ABSCESS, ANAL FISTULA, RECTAL, SURGERY, POLYPS, INFLAMMATION, ADHESIONS, CROHN'S
In his new position, Dr. Stephen Cohen is leading the way for improved surgical care for those who have served our great country. Dr. Cohen has joined the surgical team at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, Dr. Cohen will join the faculty as a full-time colon and rectal surgeon to help teach, train, and educate the young physicians who comprise the backbone of the VA organization. Dr. Stephen Cohen was the first Board certified colon and rectal surgeon for the southern crescent area in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of his patients traveled long distances to receive his high quality care, due to his unique ability to put patients and family at ease during difficult and often stressful times. Dr. Cohen is an innovator, pioneer, and pacesetter of emerging, developing, and innovative colorectal techniques. He is active in teaching, educating, and collaborating with physicians both domestically and internationally, in which his...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Virginia
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Mohit Girotra, MD, FACP

Seattle, Washington
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - ERCP, EUS, EGD, Colonoscopy, Dilation, GI Bleeding, Perforation, Pancreatitis, GI cancers (Esophageal/Gastric/Liver/Pancreas), Indications & Complications, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Ds, Barrett's, Hepatology, Ischemic bowel, Cholangitis, PSC, Gallbladder Ds, Biliary emergencies, Pancreas cyst
Dr. Mohit Girotra is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and currently practices as Consultant Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic Endoscopist at the Digestive Health Institute of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. His areas of clinical and research focus include pancreas-biliary diseases, GI endoscopy and advanced endoscopic technique/procedures. Dr. Girotra is extensively published in several areas of Gastroenterology (including over 100 manuscripts and 100 abstracts), in addition to being an invited speaker at several national and international conferences. He is a member of AGA, ACG and ASGE and serves on several boards in these national organizations. He currently serves on the editorial board of 2 journals, serves as peer reviewer for more than 10 high-impact journals, and served as a guest co-editor for a two special journal editions focused on advanced endoscopic techniques. Dr. Girotra also serves as abstract reviewer for national (ACG and DDW...

Paul B. Warfield, MD, AGAF Paul B. Warfield, MD, PLLC

Moses Lake, Washington
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ERCP, Diseases of the Pancreas, Intestines, Stomach, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, and Bile Ducts, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, 2018-2019. Board-Certified in Gastroenterology. Johns Hopkins and University of Chicago trained clinician with 30 years practice experience and research experience in clinical trials. Served on the Boards of Directors of two large physician groups. Selected as an AGA fellow February, 2020.