Congestive Heart Failure Expert Witness

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Congestive heart failure 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 congestive heart failure. The congestive heart failure expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Medical Billing, and Urgent Care Medicine.

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John D. Baker, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Irvine, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Malpractice, Coronary, Stent, Cardiology, PTCA, Pacemaker, Angioplasty, Infarction, Radiation Safety, Radiation Injury Heart Attack, Congestive Heart Failure, Fluoroscopy, Medical Record Review Expert, Interventional Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, Rotablator, Laser
Specializes in Advanced Interventional Cardiology. Actively practicing, Interventional Cardiologist with over 20 years of experience in Cardiology, Invasive/Interventional Cardiology and Surgery. Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Invasive/Interventional Cardiology for Anaheim Regional Medical Center. Performs guideline and evidence-based reviews and depositions in all areas of Cardiology Nationwide. Accepts both defense and plaintiff cases as opinions address the medical facts of the case which are not dependent upon the side of retaining counsel.

Sendhil Krishnan, MD Pacific Heart & Vascular

TUSTIN, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker; Sudden Death; Cardiac arrest; Defibrillators; Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial infarction, PTCA, Angioplasty, Stent, Malpractice, aortic, mitral valve.
Dr. Sendhil Krishnan has provided expert witness and IME services for over 10 years and is experienced in everything from case review, to merit evaluation, and deposition testimony spanning over 50 cases (for both plantiff and defendants). He is a well-regarded interventional and general cardiologist with over 12 years of clinical practice experience. He has held numerous leadership positions, speaking arrangements, and publications in the field of cardiovascular diseases. His expertise extends from interventional cases (catherization, angioplasty, stents...etc) to peripheral endovascular interventions) and all aspects of the latest pacemaker and minimally invasive surgical technologies. Dr. Krishnan is committed to delivering unbiased, timely reports based on evidence based medicine and integrity. His preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and anticipation of opposing counsel's arguments allows him to be well prepared and composed during depositions or trial.

Philip E. Newman, MD

Newport Beach, California
Cardiovascular Disease - cardiology, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, hypertension, shock, stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, pre-op cardiac eval.
I'm a board certified cardiologist with 39 years of practice experience involving non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. My initial position was as an academic cardiologist at a medical school, as Director of the cath lab and Acting Chief of Cardiology at a teaching hospital, with patient care, teaching and publishing responsibilities. Following 3 years in that position I was in fee-for- service practice for 7 years, then in practice combining fee for service and managed care patients for 22 years. Following Medical Residency, I served as a physician in the US Army Medical Corps as a Major in Vietnam from August '71-August '72, where I was awarded the Bronze Star, and at Fort MacArthur, Ca, from August '72-July '73. Over the last 37 years I have served as an expert witness in 170-175 malpractice cases, working with both plaintiff and defense sides, and I have received uniformly excellent feedback from all of the attorneys with whom I've worked. I a...

Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Angina, Stroke, Syncope, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Congestive Heart Failure, Aortic Dissection, Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmia, Pulmonary Embolus, Anticoagulation, Coumadin, Valvular Disease
Dr. Stark is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is in full-time practice in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, and has served on the Clinical Faculties at the Georgetown and Yale Medical Schools. He has 20 years’ litigation experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has served as senior member of his state’s Medical Malpractice Claims Review Panel. Had responsibility for advising on defensibility of cases for Aetna Life & Casualty and CNA Insurance, as well as for individual law firms. Dr. Robert Stark is in full-time active practice of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is past-president of the Connecticut Society of Internal Medicine and Director of his hospital’s Cardiovascular Prevention Program. He teaches residents and medical students as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine – he also speaks frequently on cardiovascular topics for lay and professional groups as well as the media. Dr. Stark has had extensive litigation experience in state and f...

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Newberry, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

Luke Williams, MD

Gulfport, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine, Standard of Care, General Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hospice, Long Term Care, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Coronary Artery Disease, Respiratory diseases, COVID19
My background includes emergency medicine as well as inpatient and outpatient medicine. My extensive medical knowledge in medicine involves but not limited to such diagnoses of sepsis, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, stroke, coronary artery diseases, and respiratory diseases.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Tifton, Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Dementia, Delirium. Primary Care, Stroke, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure, Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management
I am a full time Hospitalist at a large metropolitan hospital in Atlanta Georgia for the last 16 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Georgia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

RIPPLE R. DOSHI, MD, FACC, FSCAI Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Stents, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Angioplasty, Echocardiogram, Myocardial Infarction, Board Certified, Nuclear Cardiology, Chest Pain
I am a quadrupled board certified physician in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. I am skilled in coronary and peripheral interventions. I have experience in academic and community practice medicine. I have over 5 years experience reviewing records and have also been trained in providing expert testimony. I am always available to discuss a case at your convenience and can provide a narrative report, if requested.

Anne Ford, MD, FACC Community Health Network

Carmel, Indiana
Cardiovascular Disease - Cardiology, Noninvasive Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Stress Testing, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Heart Attack, Valvular Heart Disease, Preventative Cardiology, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension management, EKG
Board Certified Noninvasive Cardiologist Dr. Anne Ford is passionate about cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, 3D transesophageal echocardiography, & nuclear cardiology. She provides excellent cardiovascular care to an underserved region with high acuity patients. Dr. Ford enjoys cardiac critical care, congestive heart failure, valvular disease, preventative cardiology & coronary artery disease management. She is also innovative with medical informatics technology. She serves as the Echo Champion at Community Hospital Anderson. She commonly lectures to educate patients, nurses, and other cardiologists. She has performed multiple medical review panels for the State of Indiana. Dr. Ford is known for her attention to detail, problem solving, quick turn around times, & clear explanations of evidence based medicine.

Gregory R. Pittman, MD

Carmel, Indiana
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Head Trauma, Ectopic Pregnancy, AAA, Sepsis, Overdose, Shortness of Breath, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2014 with experience working in multiple emergency departments from larger trauma centers to smaller critical access hospitals. I currently practice as a full time emergency physician in a busy community emergency department where I provide instruction to residents, medical students, and physician assistant students. Completed residency training through the Army and practiced as an Army physician for 3 years before transitioning to civilian practice. I have completed SEAK courses in preparation to become an expert witness. I am available for consultation, chart review, deposition and trial testimony.

Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,

Joel K Kahn, MD Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity

Bingham Farms, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, sudden death, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, emergency medicine, preventive cardiology, cardiology
Graduate Summa Cum Laude University of Michigan School of Medicine Triple Board Certified Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology Health Care Hero, Crain's Business Detroit Authored over 100 peer reviewed medical articles and book chapters Fellow, American College of Cardiology Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine National TV appearances Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Dr. Phil, Joe Rogan and more Courtroom experience since 1991 Evenly balanced in plaintiff and defense reviews Active clinical practice and hospital privileges

Suleman Khawaja, M.D. Khawaja Expert Review Services

Ridgewood, New Jersey
Hospitalist - Hospitalist, COVID-19, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, gastrointestinal bleeding, kidney failure, cirrhosis, patient handoffs, hospitalist co-management, hospital transitions of care
After medical school at University of Chicago and residency at UNC-Chapel Hill, I have spent 16 years in real-life hospitalist practice, at hospitals ranging from 50 to 400 beds, in many different settings, regions, and employment models. I was Medical Director of a regionally-recognized hospitalist group for 8 years, growing a small local team into an operationally complex program of 40 doctors and NP's. I saw patients regularly, was regarded as the health system's subject matter expert in hospital medicine, and managed the various challenges that face hospitalists: - Increasing physician workload and staffing pressures - Widening scope of practice - Patient handoffs and shift-to-shift continuity of care - Communication and integration of input involving multiple specialists - Collaboration with NP's and PA's - Hospital resource utilization, length-of-stay, and ED throughput pressures - Use of often-flawed EMR's and CPOE platforms These are key drivers of malpractice litigation ...

Ellen Bondar, MD Art of Medicine, P.C.

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease, oncology
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.

Ee Lin Wan, MD

Medford, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Infections, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Stroke, GI Bleed, Myocardial Infarction, Chest Pain, Diabetes, Covid, Internal Medicine, hospitalist, evidence based medicine, EBM, Hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community
Ee Lin Wan, MD is a hospitalist with more than 12 years of experience managing the medical care of inpatients over the age of 18. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She prides herself in high-quality expert witness consulting services and prompt turnaround time. She is highly reliable and has the ability to meet tight deadlines, if needed. With a special interest in providing quality care and practicing Evidence Based Medicine, Dr. Wan has coordinated the quarterly Case Discussions on Mortality and Morbidity for the past 5 years at her hospital. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Wan worked as a journalist for various magazines and newspapers. She has the unique ability to explain complex medical jargons and procedures in a manner that a lay person could understand. She has served as a preceptor for medical and nursing students. Dr. Wan has also built several websites including the website for her hospitalist group. In addition to her clinical practice, she serves as th...

Felicia A. Pixler, MD F.P. Medical Consulting PLLC

Sioux falls, South Dakota
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - disability, Diabetes, congestive heart failure, Kidney Disease, Sepsis, Stroke, COPD/Asthma, Medication Errors, COVID-19, coronavirus, pressure sores, wound care, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, handoffs, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, telemedicine
Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10+ years experience as a Hospitalist & Telemedicine Hospitalist. Active clinical practice. Significant experience drafting medico-legal reports and providing medical necessity and disability opinions. Additional conditions commonly treated include: electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension, heart disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, acute respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke , medication errors, deep vein thrombosis, skin and soft skin infections, delirium, cirrhosis, gastrointestinal bleed, and Covid -19 complications.