Covid 19 Expert Witness

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Covid 19 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 covid 19. The covid 19 expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Hand Surgery, Hospitalist, Industrial Hygiene, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Billing, Nephrology, and Neurology.

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Marty Hearyman, MD, CCHP

Searcy, Arkansas
Correctional Healthcare - Prison Medicine, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Inmate Medical Care, NCCHC Standards, Medical Site Director, Prison Physician
Dr. Hearyman has over 20 years of experience as a practicing physician; thirteen years in private family practice, and over 7 years as a site Medical Director for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He has over 6 years of experience providing medical care via telemedicine. As a former high school teacher and coach, he enjoys the educational aspect of helping his patients. He is a motivator of patients to take ownership of their health. As a patient advocate, he empowers participating patients in a joint decision-making process: 1) by engaging in an informed risk/benefit discussion, 2) and by implementing a health care plan for those needing inspiration and encouragement to embrace a more proactive approach to the optimization of their health. Dr. Hearyman has experience in fiction and non-fiction writing. None of his work has been made available for publishing at this time. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted.

Stacie Benedek RN, BSN, CIC

San Diego, California
Infectious Diseases, Nurse - surgical site infection, prosthetic joint infection, urinary tract infection, infection control, hospital acquired infection, pneumonia, bacteremia, epidemiology, sepsis, medical devise associated infection, outbreak, MRSA, VRE, Clostridium difficile, COVID-19
I am practicing as a Systemwide Infection Control Coordinator for Scripps Health in San Diego, CA which includes 5 acute care hospitals. I have 10+ years of experience in Infection Prevention and Control and Epidemiology as well as 8 years of experience as a bedside RN in the ICU and PACU. I am certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) credentialed by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology. I have extensive experience in the evaluation of patients who develop hospital associated infections including surgical site infections, blood stream infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficile. My job requires extensive operational, personnel, safety, nursing, and patient care expertise in multiple complex departments within the healthcare setting. I am detail oriented. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical conditions/terminology and make them understandable. Case worked on: Washington Post: “Sewage and Wa...

David M Mathis, MD CCHP-P FAAFP

Napa, California
Correctional Healthcare, Family Medicine - Prison Medicine, Prison Hospice, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Mental Health in Jails, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Formulary Complaints, Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment in Jails, Inmate Medical Care
David M. Mathis, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine for 30+ years. He has spent 20 years in prison medicine, most recently as a Physician and Surgeon at the California Medical Facility (CMF), a state prison for inmates with medium to high acuity medical issues. Designated a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional-Physician, he has also achieved Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr. Mathis spent four years as medical director of Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Maryland's largest prison (3500 inmates) and co-authored a published study, “Point-of-care INR Determination, Coumadin Dosage Changes, and Use of a Historical, Self-updating Database in a Prison.” During his time in private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Dr. Mathis is an experienced expert witness in Correctional Healthcare...

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony on the stand and in depositions. In addition, a reasonable fee schedule and an easy going personality to work with.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Elder Abuse, Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Supervision, CPR, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Injury, Fracture, Stroke, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Trauma, Rural/Critical Access Hospital, Veterans Healthcare, Covid 19, Capacity, emergency transfer, Cauda Equina
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on interprofessional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consultant for the VA Office of Inspector General, she published extensively on quality of care issues at the Veterans Healthcare Administration and briefed mem...

James Heckman, MD Heckman Medical Consulting LLC

Connecticut
Internal Medicine, General Practice - back pain, electrolyte abnormalities, cancer screening, preventative health, diabetes, hypertension, medical scribes, COVID-19, pandemic response, telemedicine, prostate, chronic pain, complex care management
Dr. Heckman is a Harvard trained general internal medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty and is Assistant Medical Director of a large academic general internal medicine practice. He has taken a leading role in his practice's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is championing efforts to reimagine primary care in the post-COVID world. He is an earnest and thoughtful professional who takes pride in comprehensive case reviews. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker, adept at communicating complex technical subjects to individuals of all backgrounds and education levels.

Larry S. Wasser, M.D. Associated Pulmonologists of Western CT

BROOKFIELD, Connecticut
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care,Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory failure, Lung Cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Asbestosis,Post-operative management, Covid-19, Occupational lung disease
I am board-certified by the ABIM, in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and am a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well a member of the American Thoracic Society. I am formerly an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I have 30 years of clinical experience specializing in Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Asbestosis, Occupational Lung Disease, Respiratory failure, Sepsis, mechanical ventilation, Critical Care, Postoperative management, COVID-related pulmonary disease and Sleep apnea. I have been "hands-on", providing direct pulmonary patient care since 1986 and have had the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural settings, allowing me to gain an expansive clinical expertise. I am currently licensed in CT, NY, FL, PA, IN, OH and GA. I attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and did all of my residency and fellowship training in Man...

Smiley Thakur, B.Sc., M.D., FRCP(C) Transplant and Nephrology Northwest, PLLC

Florida
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, renal transplant, immunosuppression, prescribing/dispensing errors, kidney trauma, rhabdomyolysis, urosepsis, nursing home care, COVID-19, life care planning estimates, hyponatremia, complications from surgery, delayed diagnosis, and telemedicine.
I am in active clinical practice with Board Certification in internal medicine and nephrology (US and Canada) with an additional fellowship in transplantation medicine. I view myself as an educator of my patients. I summarize complex nephrologic concepts for lay audiences on a daily basis. I have served plaintiff and defense attorneys equally since 1995. I approach all engagements as if I was assuming care for the patient in my own practice. My objectivity and credibility are demonstrated through my detail oriented, reasoned reports that reflect the standard of care. I assist attorneys by anticipating issues and helping them think through the case. I provide prompt and accessible expertise. I am a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. I completed ~50 autopsies in my year as resident in Anatomic Pathology. I am versed in the nuances of autopsy reporting and interpreting findings. I was recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazin...

Stephen Broomes, MD

Douglasville, Georgia
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - Internal Medicine, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, COVID-19, infection, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, qui tam, sepsis, falls, stroke, DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, hypoglycemia, hand offs, Nurse Practitioner & PA Supervision, Disability Evaluation, bleeds
Cleveland Clinic trained hospitalist in active clinical practice. Board certified in internal medicine with a practice focus on hospital medicine. 20+ years of clinical experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Vast medical necessity, UR (utilization review) and disability file review experience – has reviewed in excess of 2,000 charts. Conducted over 1,700 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Disability Reviews. Also experienced in UDT (Urine Drug Testing Analysis) and IMEs (Independent Medical Examinations).

Gregory E. Jones, MD

Douglasville , Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, septic shock, medical necessity, standard of care, respiratory failure, heart failure, heart disease, stroke, peri-operative management
Dr. Jones is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in Hospital Medicine. He is licensed in GA, SC, and TN. He received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues to practice as a Hospitalist in Georgia.

Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine - Medication Errors, Lab Reporting, Informed Consent, Delayed Diagnosis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Deep Venous Thrombosis, DVT, COVID-19, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Supervision of Physician Extenders, Hypertension, Cancer Screening, Infection, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Preoperative Clearance
Award-winning, Harvard-trained primary care physician. Extensive teaching experience: Emory Faculty (2001-Present), Former Harvard Faculty. Fellowship trained. Special interest in Women's Health. Active clinical practice.

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Illinois
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Theodore J. Hogan, PhD, CIH

Lemont, Illinois
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - Certified Industrial Hygienist, CIH, Chemical exposure assessment, research, OSHA, COVID-19, Professor
Certified Industrial Hygienist. Consulted on over 100 cases on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs. Evaluate occupational and environmental exposures and their potential health risks, including reviews of past exposures, and skin exposures. Testified on workplace injuries and fatalities. This work is separate from my Northern Illinois University employment or other professional affiliations. Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University (tenured). Subject areas: industrial toxicology, occupational safety and health, industrial environmental sustainability. Member of an international committee which develops chemical workplace exposure guidelines relied on worldwide. Consultant (since 1990) to over 400 clients, providing industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health services. Business sectors include: manufacturing, utilities, food production, petrochemical, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, plastics. Provided infection control guidance to healthcare facilities and industria...

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Merrillville, Indiana
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Ali Tabatabai, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Shock, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Respiratory Failure, Trauma Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, Physician Education, Resident Education, Resident Supervision, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), COVID 19
I am certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, in Neurocritical Care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, and in Medical Critical Care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My training includes successful completion of a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, and a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. I am an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and the Director of Physician Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. I am Medical Director of the Lung Rescue Unit (ECMO ICU) and the Biocontainment Unit at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My current clinical practice focuses on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, and Trauma Critical Care. I also have taken care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients at a variety of community ICU settings and tele-ICU settings.

Jared Bane True Review, LLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - COVID-19, Skilled Nursing, Registered Nurse, Falls, Pressure Wounds, Neglect, Abuse, defendant, plaintiff, Infection Control, Pandemic, Clinical, Medicare, CMS, DPH, Regulations, Policy and Procedure, Chart Review, Resident Safety, Patient Safety, Therapy, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Staffing
Nursing Home Leadership - 10+ Years in Nursing Home Leadership Roles - Executive Director – at multiple facilities - Operational excellence at multiple senior care and skilled nursing settings - 100+ bed, 300+ employee, $20M+ facilities both for-profit and non-profit COVID-19 Experience - Successfully managed and led a nursing home in Massachusetts through the COVID-19 crisis -Led facility infection control practices resulting in positive impact to COVID containment and mitigation - Additionally, resulting from Jared’s leadership, the facility scored 100% of DPH COVID-19 Infection Control Audit Regulatory Expertise - Expert at all aspects of Nursing Home Operation and Leadership - Knowledge of all Regulations including Abuse, Neglect, Substandard Care etc. - Expert in identifying Safe Provisions of Care and Appropriate Staffing Levels Expert Witness Experience - Specially trained as expert witness to provide best professional testimony available - Access to enhanced litigat...

James Heckman, MD Heckman Medical Consulting LLC

Sherborn, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, General Practice - back pain, electrolyte abnormalities, cancer screening, preventative health, diabetes, hypertension, medical scribes, COVID-19, pandemic response, telemedicine, prostate, chronic pain, complex care management
Dr. Heckman is a Harvard trained general internal medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty and is Assistant Medical Director of a large academic general internal medicine practice. He has taken a leading role in his practice's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is championing efforts to reimagine primary care in the post-COVID world. He is an earnest and thoughtful professional who takes pride in comprehensive case reviews. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker, adept at communicating complex technical subjects to individuals of all backgrounds and education levels.

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Truck Accidents, Transport Accidents, Covid-19, Coronavirus, Firefighters, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Fitness for Duty, Disability, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and has produced over 200 publications. He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs, chart reviews and has served as an expert for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and was previously trained and certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition testimony.

Elliot Lach, MD, FACS Boston Surgical Group

Southborough, Massachusetts
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns,Laser Injuries,Wound Care,Industrial Accident,Legal Medicine,Dogbites,Congenital&Birth Injuries,COVID-19,Board Certified,Clinical Research,Carpal Tunnel, Breast Injuries,Regulatory Affairs,Facial Fractures,Male/Female Hormone Deficiencies,Nutritional Disorders,Artificial Intelligence,Ethics
Coming from a strong scientific, medical, and broad educational background, I have applied myself as a professional expert and problem solver. I have been quoted with the statement, “Doctors have all the questions and none of the answers. Engineers have all the answers but don't know the questions”. Throughout my education, I continuously sought to enhance beyond my immediate field of study in order to better address the perspective that can only be appreciated from exposure to other disciplines. Although my academic major at MIT was in Biology, I took courses in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, and Architecture and also completed several courses at Harvard Medical School concurrently. I graduated with an equal familiarity of fabricating precise titanium or steel components in a machine shop using a lathe or milling machine, as I was under a microscope counting colonies on a petri dish. As Associate Professor of Surgery at UMass Medical School, I have taught anatomy, exte...

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, HMDC, CMD Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Dysphagia, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
14+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 10+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

F. Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Henderson, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review
Dr. Asfour has worked extensively in adult infectious diseases for the past 20 years. He has had more than 35,000 direct patient encounters. He has experience in reviewing cases for both the plaintiff and defense. Dr. Asfour is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. In addition to his work in the US seeing patients, he has worked for the World Health Organization. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is generally available on short notice and is an efficient worker with a short turn-around time for legal case review. He has extensive experience in treating patients and advising hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in Infection Control (Including outbreak management / COVID-19) and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is willing to travel as needed. www.praxisid.com

Harry F Hull, MD HF Hull & Associates, LLC

Reno, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Public Health - Coronnavirus, COVID-19, Food Poisoning, E. coli, Salmonella, Norovirus, Campylobacter, Hepatitis, Listeria, Influenza, MRSA, Legionnaires
40 years experience in infectious disease control including Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, state epidemiologist for 2 states. Expertise - infectious diseases, foodborne illness, disease transmission, outbreak investigation, epidemiology. Board certified in pediatrics. 13 years experience as an expert witness. Retained in 200+ cases with more than 50 depositions and trials. Cases include Listeria from Cantaloupe; Salmonella from peanut butter, peanut paste, white pepper and chain restaurants; E. Coli from chain restaurants; Campylobacter from peas; Yersinia from pasteurized milk; occupational MRSA; Hepatitis C transmitted in medical settings, Legionnaire's Disease. Former member of the ACIP, the CDC committee that sets vaccination policy in the US. In depth knowledge of current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Managed SARS and anthrax responses and bioterrorism planning for the State of Minnesota. Served as WHO consultant for 2009 influenza pandemic.

James Heckman, MD Heckman Medical Consulting LLC

New Hampshire
Internal Medicine, General Practice - back pain, electrolyte abnormalities, cancer screening, preventative health, diabetes, hypertension, medical scribes, COVID-19, pandemic response, telemedicine, prostate, chronic pain, complex care management
Dr. Heckman is a Harvard trained general internal medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty and is Assistant Medical Director of a large academic general internal medicine practice. He has taken a leading role in his practice's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is championing efforts to reimagine primary care in the post-COVID world. He is an earnest and thoughtful professional who takes pride in comprehensive case reviews. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker, adept at communicating complex technical subjects to individuals of all backgrounds and education levels.

Varun Bhatia, MD

Edison, New Jersey
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - General Practice, Telemedicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Preventive Medicine, COVID-19, Standard of Care, Men's Health, Women's Health, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Occupational medicine, Workman's Compensation, Sepsis, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Emboli
Dr. Bhatia is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. He serves as a medical director of an urgent care, a hospitalist, and a family physician. In addition to his clinical duties, he serves as the Medical Director of two urgent cares, where he leads and supervises MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other staff members. Dr. Bhatia is also a team hospitalist for Hackensack Meridian JFK Medical Center where he admits, manages and discharges patients with multiple acute medical problems. He also serves as a primary care provider for home care visits and does insurance physicals for Aetna, United, Wellcare to name a few along with school/sports physicals, workman's comp, DOT physicals, etc. He is also active on several telemedicine platforms. Dr. Bhatia received his M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. He received his degree in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He is available to provide expert wi...

Ira A Gurland, MD

East Brunswick, New Jersey
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID 19, HIV, AIDS, surgical infections, necrotizing fasciitis, prosthetic joint infection, diabetic foot infection, mold, bacteremia, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, prostatitis, cellulitis, wound, vaccine, Lyme disease, antibiotics, fungal infections, bacterial infections, travel medicine
I am a board certified infectious diseases physician and internist in active clinical practice in central New Jersey for almost 20 years. I have had the privilege of being retained for independent medical evaluations in a variety of cases. The goals of these examinations have included evaluating the merits of a case for trial, evaluating insurer’s liability, workman’s compensation and medical malpractice. Diagnoses involved in these matters have included COVID-19 infection, diabetic foot infection leading to limb loss, surgical site infections, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, mold exposure and many others. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical jargon and make it understandable. I am willing to provide redacted reports.

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 ...

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

Washington, New Jersey
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

New York
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN www.kidney.nyc

New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidneys, dialysis, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, pyelonephritis, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, high blood pressure, kidney failure, renal failure, acute renal failure, hypotension, electrolytes, rhabdo, internist, kidney disease, single kidney, covid-19, lithium, life expectancy
Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a Columbia-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing nephrologist and primary care physician in New York City. He is on the medical staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Schwimmer is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has provided expert review and testimony in cases involving acute kidney injury and kidney failure, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, life expectancy, end-stage renal disease, dialysis, and many other medical conditions. As a general medical doctor, kidney doctor, and hospitalist, Dr. Schwimmer has also cared for patients with Covid-19 (coronavirus infection). An award-winning physician-teacher of medical students and doctors, Dr. Schwimmer trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the ...

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, hospital infection, pressure ulcer, bedsores, diabetic foot ulcer, leg ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death.
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases, and have over a decade of experience in both areas. I have worked in a variety of practice settings, and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease related cases. I teach medical students and perform peer reviews for one of leading national wound care journals. Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-Certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Additionally, I have certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally, and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. While being detail oriented, I am able to see the big picture of a case. I am apt at analyzing complex medical facts, synthesizing and presenting them in a digestible form to a lay audience. I provide ...

Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - ICU, Intensive Care, Central line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Heart attack, stroke, appendicitis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, aneurysm, COVID-19, neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, blood transfusions, end of life matters
I am one of a few select physicians that are dual-board certified in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care as well as having obtained a Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology. I completed a top fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My skill set go from the management of a tennis elbow in the ED to ECMO in the ICU with comfort with everything in between. In addition, I am a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. I am currently actively practicing and balancing my two specialties between the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.

Scott E. Singer, MD, MPH Experts In Medicine, LLC

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Sports Medicine - Covid 19, Causation, Concussion, Industrial accident, Rehabilitation, MRO, Workers Compensation, Football, Environmental, Exposure Assessment, Toxic Exposure, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Manganese, Benzene
Dr. Singer, President of MEDSource One, is one of the nations' leading causation experts. He has been practicing Occupational Medicine and Sports Medicine in Northeast Ohio for almost 30 years. He has provided service in all aspects of occupational health and safety and has served as the Team Physician for the Cleveland Monsters (American Hockey League) since 2007 and the Cleveland Gladiators (Arena Football League) since 2008. With the 2020 pandemic, Dr. Singer is one of the national experts on workplace Covid exposures. As a graduate of Northwestern University and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Singer completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University Memorial Hospital and in Occupational Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. He has also received a Masters Degree in Public Health / Occupational Medicine from the University of Michigan. Dr. Singer is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine and has served as Medical Director...

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

Pennsylvania
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

James Heckman, MD Heckman Medical Consulting LLC

Rhode Island
Internal Medicine, General Practice - back pain, electrolyte abnormalities, cancer screening, preventative health, diabetes, hypertension, medical scribes, COVID-19, pandemic response, telemedicine, prostate, chronic pain, complex care management
Dr. Heckman is a Harvard trained general internal medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty and is Assistant Medical Director of a large academic general internal medicine practice. He has taken a leading role in his practice's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is championing efforts to reimagine primary care in the post-COVID world. He is an earnest and thoughtful professional who takes pride in comprehensive case reviews. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker, adept at communicating complex technical subjects to individuals of all backgrounds and education levels.

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.

Shirin Mazumder, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, AAHIVS

Memphis, Tennessee
Infectious Diseases - Osteomyelitis, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, surgical infections, blood stream infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, COVID-19, urinary tract infections, transplant infectious disease, HIV, brain abscess, pneumonia, sepsis, staphylococcal infections, streptococcal infections, fungi.
Dr. Mazumder holds active board certifications in infectious disease and internal medicine and is in active clinical practice for over a decade. She is a tenured associate professor of medicine at a large academic teaching hospital and also serves as the program director of the infectious disease fellowship training program. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College, completed internal medicine residency at Rush and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Mazumder has extensive experience with a various infectious diseases including osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, diabetic foot ulcers, sepsis, COVID-19, pneumonia, HIV, surgical site infections, urinary tract infections, central nervous system infections, fungal infections, staphylococcal infections, blood stream infections, endocarditis, infectious due to multi-drug resistant organisms and infection control. She has published over 30 articles in various med...

Daniel Mendoza, MD, PhD

Pearland, Texas
Infectious Diseases - HIV, Sepsis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, COVID-19, Osteomyelitis, Endocarditis, Multidrug Resistant (MDR) infections, Surgical Infections, Prosthetic Joint Infections, Epidural Abscess, Urinary Tract Infection, C. difficile, MRSA, Tuberculosis, Typhus, Histoplasmosis.
Dr. Mendoza is a board-certified infectious disease specialist. He teaches clinical infectious diseases to medical students and physicians in training. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of serious infections, such as HIV, sepsis, pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, meningitis, COVID-19, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He is also experienced in infections that are difficult to diagnose or to treat, such as infections due to mycobacteria, multidrug resistant organisms, histoplasma and MRSA. Dr. Mendoza has received important awards in recognition of his academic contributions, including a national award from the American Society for Microbiology. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and he has delivered presentations to national scientific conferences. Dr. Mendoza is committed to providing evidence-based and unbiased expert opinions.

Smiley Thakur, B.Sc., M.D., FRCP(C) Transplant and Nephrology Northwest, PLLC

Sammamish, Washington
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, renal transplant, immunosuppression, prescribing/dispensing errors, kidney trauma, rhabdomyolysis, urosepsis, nursing home care, COVID-19, life care planning estimates, hyponatremia, complications from surgery, delayed diagnosis, and telemedicine.
I am in active clinical practice with Board Certification in internal medicine and nephrology (US and Canada) with an additional fellowship in transplantation medicine. I view myself as an educator of my patients. I summarize complex nephrologic concepts for lay audiences on a daily basis. I have served plaintiff and defense attorneys equally since 1995. I approach all engagements as if I was assuming care for the patient in my own practice. My objectivity and credibility are demonstrated through my detail oriented, reasoned reports that reflect the standard of care. I assist attorneys by anticipating issues and helping them think through the case. I provide prompt and accessible expertise. I am a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. I completed ~50 autopsies in my year as resident in Anatomic Pathology. I am versed in the nuances of autopsy reporting and interpreting findings. I was recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazin...