Cosmetic Surgery Expert Witnesses

Cosmetic surgery 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 cosmetic surgery. The cosmetic surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Hand Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Wound Care.

Barry M. Zide, MD, DMD NYU Medical Center

Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic Head and Neck, Pediatric Facial Disfigurement, Dog Bites, Hemangioma, Nevus, Vascular Malformation, Skin Cancer, Face Lift, Scalp, Lip, Liposuction, Blepharoplasty, Facial Paralysis, Facial Reconstruction, Abdominoplasty, Tissue Expansion, Birth Defects, Cosmetic Surgery Complications
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND CLINICAL ASSIGNMENTS - Professor of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health 1999- Present Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery - Clinical Director of Facial Esthetic Surgery 2018- Present Residency Program NYU Langone Health Expertise for Legal Evaluations, Case Review, and Testimony Cosmetic Surgery Complications (Esp. Facial), Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery, Facial Birth Defects, Nevi, Lip Injuries, Dog Bites (Face), Malignant Lesions (Skin), Skin Tumors, Tissue Expansion, Scars, Facial Injuries (Trauma), Scalp Injuries (Trauma), Abdominoplasty, Liposuction, Burns Face, Cleft Lip, Palate, Chin Deformity MEDICAL LEGAL- EXPERT REVIEW: - Cases and Testimony Review for both Plaintiff and Defense (1995- Present) - Testified 4x as an expert at Trial or Deposition - Available for IMEs at NYU Langone Health (1999- Present)

Jason D. Toranto, MD FACS

Alabama
Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Fractures, Cheek fracture, Cranioplasty, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Dog Bite, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Injury, Jaw Fracture, Rhinoplasty, Wound care, Scar Revision, Scarring, Medical Staff, Peer Review
Dual Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Active Clinical Practice in San Diego, California taking trauma call at numerous hospitals. Educated at Stanford and University of Michigan and trained at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Duke University, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Former Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine now in Private Practice. Named Top Doctor in San Diego Multiple Times. Continues to teach residents as a member of the North American AO Craniomaxillofacial Faculty. Actively engaged on Medical Staff Committees since 2015. Published on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics, including fat grafting, Craniofacial surgery and Reconstructive surgery. Experienced in plaintiff and defense expert cases in both State and Federal Court.

Sean S Lille, MD Sean Lille, M.D., P.C.

Paradise Valley, Arizona
Plastic Surgery - Cosmetic Surgery, abdominoplasty,liposuction,brachioplasty, thigh lift,breast augmentation,revision breast augmentation,breast reduction,breast mastopexy,gynecomastia surgery, breast lift,facelift,neck lift,forehead lift, blepharoplasty,eyelid lift,facial implants,fat grafts, botox,fillers,burns
Dr. Lille graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA from Cal-Berkeley and received his MD from the University of Arizona. Dr. Lille performed his three-year Residency in General Surgery at the University of Washington, where he was also a Research Fellow in the Department of Vascular Surgery. He completed his Residency in Plastic Surgery, which also included a Plastic Burn Fellowship, at Southern Illinois University Medical Center. An Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship Specializing in Cosmetic Surgery took Dr. Lille to the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale where, following his aesthetic fellowship, he served as an associate in the Department of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lille has a busy, successful private practice in Scottsdale focusing solely on cosmetic surgery. He is a Board member on the Medial Ethics Committee of a ambulatory Surgery Center and serves as a consultant for the Arizona Medical Board. Dr. Lille has been providing plastic surgical expertise in both Plaintiff and Defendant cases. Dr....

Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S. Martin A. Morse, M.D., P.C.

Queen Creek, Arizona
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Cancer Reconstruction, Carpal Tunnel, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity Surgery
(1) BLS/ACLS/ATLS trained (2) CAPTAIN, US Navy (Retired) 23 year career treating Wounded soldiers and sailors from Afghanistan & Iraq (3) Former NASA Flight Surgeon (4) (4) years experience as surgeon working in Pediatric Emergency Room, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (5) (4) years experience participating in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (6) Laser surgery certified for 31 years (dating back to 1988) for General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery (7) Freemason, Scottish Rite member and Shriner member volunteering at Shriner's Burn Hospitals for Children

Steven A Burres, MD

Los Angeles, California
Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology - facelift, nose, rhinoplasty, liposuction, scar, hearing, vertigo, neck, ear, cosmetic surgery, hair, implants, voice, skin
I have 30 years of extensive experience in all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery including hair, forehead, eyelids, nose, lip, facelift, neck lift, ear pinning and reshaping, cheek and chin implants, fillers, Botox, lasers, skin, scars, liposuction and others except for breast implants and tummy tuck,. I have experience in all aspects of ear, nose and throat for 30 years, including broken noses and other facial fractures, hearing loss, vertigo, dizziness, smell, taste, nasal obstruction, sinusitis, tinnitus, hoarseness, GERD, sleep apnea, cancer, headaches, TMJ, skin disorders.facial nerve, and others. At times, I have been on the clinical faculty at Stanford, USC, UCLA, and Cedars-sinai. I have published over 30 scientific papers and won the research award for my medical school and the American Academy of OTO/HNS. I am Board certified OTO/HNS and Facial Plastic Surgery. I have performed thousands of all the surgeries in my fields and am expert in their proper perform...

Orna Fisher, MD

Menlo Park, California
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Dog bite, dog bites, lacerations, cosmetic surgery, cosmetic medicine, medical spa, medspa, wound care, wound healing, wounds, breast reduction, breast revision surgery, breast surgery, dog bites, burn wounds, burn reconstruction, burns, soft tissue trauma, reconstructive surgery
I am Dr. Orna Fisher. I am a double board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. I am in private practice and licensed in both California and Nevada. I am a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Meir D Hershcovitch, M.D.

Calabasas, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Plastic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Ear Nose and Throat, ENT, Hearing Loss, Sinus Surgery, Facial Injury, Loss of Smell, Vertigo.
Dr. Hershcovitch is a double board certified Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon with a busy private practice with over 12 years experience. He has extensive experience in both Academic and Private Practices. His training and expertise is in all aspects of Head and Neck Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Ear (Otologic) Surgery. Dr. Hershcovitch has represented both plaintiffs and defendants. He has served numerous times as an expert witness for trials and depositions. Additionally he have served as a guide to many of my attorney colleagues on selecting an appropriate expert witness.

Jed Horowitz, MD Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Personal Injury, dog bites, burns, wounds, breast implants, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, scars, liposuction, tummy tucks, cosmetic surgery, facelift, blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery, laser surgery
Expertise : more than 20 years of medical legal experience. Depositions, testimony , case review Medical Board of California case reviews. Surgical practice current and existing since 1985 UCI Clinical Faculty Most common cases for review: Personal Injury (dog bite, burn, etc); breast cases; facial cosmetic surgery; liposuction and tummy tuck Plaintive work 5% or less Legal work 10% or less of my practice portion of fees contributed to PlasticosFoundation.org Breast: Augmentation Lift, Mastopexy Reduction Implant Exchange Face: Facelift Forehead Lift/Brow Lift Eyelid Lift/ Blepharoplasty Surgery for Men: Gynecomastia Body: Liposuction Tummy Tuck/ Abdominoplasty Medical Spa services References Sheila Alexander Schmid & Voiles 333 City Blvd West Orange, California 92868-2924 (714)940 5594 [email protected] Raymond J. McMahon Bonne Bridges Mueller O'Keefe & Nichols 1750 E. Fourth St Santa Ana, Ca 92705 (714) 835 1157 bonnebridges.com Others: Tuverson, Hillyard...

Marc J Kayem, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Brent R.W. Moelleken, MD, FACS

Beverly Hills, California
Plastic Surgery - Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Burns, Scar Revision, Wounds
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA, Plastic Surgery Brent Moelleken, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon practicing in Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara. Double board certified, he received his training at Harvard University, Yale University, UCSF and UCLA. Dr. Moelleken is one of three specialty-trained surgeons in the world to complete the year-long Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at UCLA. He maintains the prestigious F.A.C.S. degree and is a member of the ASPS and ASAPS. Dr. Moelleken has innovated various procedures including LiveFill®, autologous fat-fascial grafts; the USIC® & LUSIC® cheeklifts, short incision cheeklifts; the 360 Facelift®, a comprehensive natural appearing facelift procedure; and the Hybrid Tummy Tuck®, a short incision tummy tuck for fit moms. He believes in publishing the results of his innovations in peer-reviewed journals. Results of Dr. Moelleken’s studies have been published in books, articles and the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery j...

Jason D. Toranto, MD FACS

San Diego, California
Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Fractures, Cheek fracture, Cranioplasty, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Dog Bite, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Injury, Jaw Fracture, Rhinoplasty, Wound care, Scar Revision, Scarring, Medical Staff, Peer Review
Dual Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Active Clinical Practice in San Diego, California taking trauma call at numerous hospitals. Educated at Stanford and University of Michigan and trained at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Duke University, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Former Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine now in Private Practice. Named Top Doctor in San Diego Multiple Times. Continues to teach residents as a member of the North American AO Craniomaxillofacial Faculty. Actively engaged on Medical Staff Committees since 2015. Published on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics, including fat grafting, Craniofacial surgery and Reconstructive surgery. Experienced in plaintiff and defense expert cases in both State and Federal Court.

Jonathan A Zelken, MD ZELKEN INSTITUTE FOR AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - burn surgery, hand surgery, facial plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, trauma surgery, nerve surgery, laser, fillers, Botox, IPL, medspa, cosmetic surgery
Dr. Jonathan Zelken is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He was raised in New England and embraces the artistry in his craft; this is what drew him to a career in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Zelken obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University. Dr. Zelken went on to pursue a degree in Medicine at Tufts University and committed to a career as a surgeon-scientist. The first two scientific articles he authored have been cited 140 times. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Zelken completed his plastic surgery training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was one of only 2 candidates selected for a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, then rated America’s #1 hospital for 22 years in a row. After serving as chief resident at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Zelken was selected for an equally competitive microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s most prolific microsurgeon in Taiwan. Dr. Ze...

Drew A. Kreegel, MD,FACS Medical Forensic Experts, Inc.

Sunrise, Florida
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Body Sculpting, Brazilian Butt Lift, Fat Transfer, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Mommy Makeover, Breast Augmentation, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Eugene J. Strasser, MD, JD , FACS, ACLM

Coral Springs, Florida
Plastic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 35 year of experience. Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 34 years experience. Dr. Strasser received his medical degree (both General & Plastic Surgery) from University of Maryland in 1972 In 1988, Dr. Strasser went on to complete his postgraduate education in Wound Management & Hyperbaric Medicine. In 2001, he received his Law Degree from Sheppard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. Member of: American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons American College of Surgeons American Medical Association Florida Medical Association Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons American College of Legal Medicine

Michelle Spring, M.D. Mountain West Plastic Surgery

Idaho
Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Breast implants, breast surgery, breast augmentation, breast implants, breast reduction, breast lift, cosmetic surgery, laser, abdominoplasty, tummy tuck, facelift, liposuction, mommy makeover, eyelid surgery, blepharoplasty, breast cancer reconstruction, fat transfer, fat grafting, medical spa
Michelle Spring, MD, FACS is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who specializes in breast surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. She has a focus and specialized training in breast surgery, particularly breast implant-related surgery (both reconstructive and cosmetic). After completing her residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dr. Spring completed two additional fellowship training programs - an ASAPS-credentialed cosmetic surgery fellowship in California and a pediatric cleft and burn reconstruction international fellowship with the nonprofit ReSurge. She moved to Montana in 2015 after practicing for 4 years in Los Angeles where she was Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Spring taught both plastic surgery residents and fully trained plastic surgeons completing a USC Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship. She has been pr...

ALIX J. CHARLES, MD Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Dermatology - Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Procedures, Injectables, Cosmetic Surgery, Lasers, Scar, Hyperpigmentation, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Accutane
As a board certified general dermatologist I see all patient types and ages without restriction. I practice medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. That encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of skin ailments like psoriasis, eczema, acne, warts, benign growths and skin cancer. I also perform surgical procedures to remove skin cancer and moles. I perform cosmetic procedures that include the use of injectable neuromodulators and fillers, and also use a wide range of lasers and energy based devices to accomplish goals such as laser hair reduction, photorejuvenation, scar remodeling, skin resurfacing, skin tightening, body contouring and other indications. I am a past president of the Chicago Dermatological Society and the Illinois Dermatological Society. I am an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery.

Darrell L. Henderson, MD Plastic Surgery Associates

Lafayette, Louisiana
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Severely Burned Patients, Skin Grafting, Excision of Scars, Release Contractures, Psychological Trauma, Ulcerations, Future Medical Problems/Expenses, Wrist Surgery, Forearm Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Oral Cavity Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Dr. Henderson performs extensive and complex surgical procedures involving the hand and wrist, and also carries out congenital and pediatric plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, surgery of the head, neck and oral cavity, microvascular surgery, and cosmetic surgery. In 1976 he was one of the first surgeons in the United States to start using the carbon dioxide and Argon laser on skin lesions. Internationally renowned, he has lectured on the technique throughout the United States and in Australia, Russia, and Poland. Dr. Henderson is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Diplomat of the American College of Forensic Examiners, as well as being an active member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and many other national and regional societies. He has published medical articles in plastic surgery journals and authored chapters in plastic surgery books.

Michelle Spring, M.D. Mountain West Plastic Surgery

Kalispell, Montana
Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Breast implants, breast surgery, breast augmentation, breast implants, breast reduction, breast lift, cosmetic surgery, laser, abdominoplasty, tummy tuck, facelift, liposuction, mommy makeover, eyelid surgery, blepharoplasty, breast cancer reconstruction, fat transfer, fat grafting, medical spa
Michelle Spring, MD, FACS is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who specializes in breast surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. She has a focus and specialized training in breast surgery, particularly breast implant-related surgery (both reconstructive and cosmetic). After completing her residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dr. Spring completed two additional fellowship training programs - an ASAPS-credentialed cosmetic surgery fellowship in California and a pediatric cleft and burn reconstruction international fellowship with the nonprofit ReSurge. She moved to Montana in 2015 after practicing for 4 years in Los Angeles where she was Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Spring taught both plastic surgery residents and fully trained plastic surgeons completing a USC Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship. She has been pr...

Orna Fisher, MD

Nevada
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Dog bite, dog bites, lacerations, cosmetic surgery, cosmetic medicine, medical spa, medspa, wound care, wound healing, wounds, breast reduction, breast revision surgery, breast surgery, dog bites, burn wounds, burn reconstruction, burns, soft tissue trauma, reconstructive surgery
I am Dr. Orna Fisher. I am a double board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. I am in private practice and licensed in both California and Nevada. I am a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Marc J Kayem, MD

Nevada
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.