Covid Expert Witnesses

Covid 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. The covid expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Health Informatics, Hospitalist, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, and Long Term Care.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Daniel T. Halperin, PhD Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

San Francisco, California
Infectious Diseases, Public Health - Covid-19, Covid vaccines, Epidemiology, HIV, AIDS, Masks, Prevention, Pandemics
Daniel Halperin is an internationally recognized expert in public health and infectious diseases, specializing in HIV-AIDS and Covid-19. Dr. Halperin has taught and conducted research on the faculties of the University of California, San Francisco and Harvard University. He has published over 10 articles on Covid-19, including several in the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and is author of the highly regarded book, "Facing Covid Without Panic." He has served as an expert witness in litigation involving masking and other restrictions and COVID-19 vaccines, including regarding vaccine-related injuries and explaining the lack of scientific evidence to currently justify mandating that children be vaccinated against Covid-19. Reviews: “Dr. Halperin supported our legal team by providing great testimony and giving invaluable help in preparing to question the opposing expert. He was professional and helped to clarify weaknesses and potential landmines in our case. I cannot re...

Mark S. Louden, MD, FAAEM, FACEP Mark Louden, MD

Fullerton, California
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - stroke, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, wound, airway emergency, resuscitation, pneumonia, sepsis, emergency, urgent, flight medicine, covid, cruise ship medicine, certified, internal, abdominal, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, veteran, headache, neurological emergency
Educated and trained at top-rated universities and hospitals, double board-certified in both emergency medicine and internal medicine, and served as a flight surgeon and emergency physician in the United States Air Force. Expertise in emergency medicine from clinical experience at every level of emergency care, ranging from high-acuity academic level-one trauma centers, STEMI and comprehensive stroke centers, to smaller community and even rural hospitals. In addition to clinical practice, years of experience in administrative roles and faculty positions at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Miami School of Medicine have also contributed to a broad view of the practice of emergency medicine. This knowledge has also been applied in the medical-legal sphere; serving as an expert witness, logging numerous hours of experience reviewing case material and participating in deposition and trial work.

Kathryn Maxwell, M.D.

San Diego, California
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent Care, Back Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT/PE, Pneumonia, COVID, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, GI Bleed, Kidney Infection, Fractures, Abscess, Cellulitis, Animal Bites, Opioid Prescribing, Medication Interactions, NP and PA Supervision, Telemedicine
As an award-winning Urgent Care Medicine and Family Medicine clinician, Dr. Maxwell has been practicing for 20 years, primarily in community medicine. She treats patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and educates patients to pursue and obtain their best health. She is well-versed in recognizing appropriate level of care, patient presentations that require a higher level of care, and potential missed diagnoses. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Board Certified, Family Medicine. Call Dr. Maxwell at 858 395 9854 to discuss your case.

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, critical medications, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, DME, exam
CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Bilingual English/Spanish ACLS BLS PALS TNCC (trauma certification) NIHSS (stroke scale) MAB (management of assaultive behavior) Publication: "Legal Nurse Consultant Role in Independent Medical Examination," The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, December 2021.

Aisha Shaheen, MD, MHA AWS Surgical, Inc.

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, ICU Medicine, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac arrest, Emergency airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (PE), Central line, Procedural complications, Infections, Tele-ICU, Medical records review
Dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery with additional certification obtained in Bariatrics Surgery. In active clinical practice focusing on Surgical Critical Care and ICU Medicine. Experienced as an ICU Medical Director as well as with quality improvement metrics and clinical optimization. I take care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients in a variety of settings including academic, community, rural and tele-ICU. Able to provide objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases. CV available upon request.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

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

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, abdominal pain, Trauma, aortic dissection, Covid, Cauda Equina, epidural abscess, code blue, pneumonia, Insurance reimbursement, fraud
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. She is an expert in NP and PA supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician Assistant Program. 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 inter-professional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consultant for the VA Off...

Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM PME Consulting, LLC

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), TBI, Child Abuse, Munchausen (MSP), Respiratory Failure, Burn Care, Sepsis, Shock, Post-Op Care, Congenital Heart Disease, COVID, Meningitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Craniofacial Disorders, Cardiac Arrest, ECMO, Pediatric Asthma, Poisoning
Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor of Pediatrics at two esteemed medical universities. She is double-boarded by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care medicine. Her primary specialty has been Pediatric Critical Care medicine since 1990, and Dr. Bartholomew has practiced for decades in nearly every conceivable setting from state-of-the-art quaternary care centers, to large academic centers and level I trauma centers with very busy Pediatric Emergency Departments and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs). She has worked in many small and medium-sized community hospitals throughout the nation including Alaska, and has traveled around the world to serve patients in remote areas. Practice roles have consisted of Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Emergency C...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Gainesville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Ian Cull, CIH, PE Indoor Science

Chicago, Illinois
Mold, Indoor Air Quality - Industrial Hygiene, Asbestos, Lead, Radon, VOCs, COVID, Ventilation, Carbon Monoxide, Legionella, Structural Fires, Flooding & Sewage, Formaldehyde
Ian Cull, CIH, PE is the Founder and Chief Science Officer of Indoor Science. Mr. Cull is an internationally recognized expert and has been hired to work on mold and indoor air quality projects in over a dozen different countries around the globe. He has served as the National Technical Director of the Indoor Air Quality Association and authored the book "Fundamentals of Mold Remediation". Mr. Cull has served as an expert witness on multiple federal cases related to mold and indoor air quality. He has served as an expert for both plaintiff and defense. Mr. Cull has helped clients on over 7 figures of settlements and verdicts as a testifying and/or consulting expert. His cases involve single-family homes, offices, and multi-family buildings. Ian Cull is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and licensed professional engineer (PE). His degree is in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996). Mr. Cull has over 20 years of experience con...

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway management, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, Covid, clinical informatics, epidural abscess, respiratory failure, triage, sepsis, stroke, trauma, hyperbaric medicine, ED management, credentials, aortic emergencies, pregnancy emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, arrhythmias, peer review
Dr. Chaudhari is a highly experienced emergency medicine physician with over 18 years in active clinical practice and over 8 years of experience as Department Chair. He finished his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He has extensive leadership and teaching experience and currently serves as the President of the Medical Staff. He is a certified Epic Physician Builder and is the Medical Director of Informatics. He serves as the Chair of the Peer Review committee, Sepsis committee, and University of Maryland System Emergency Medicine Risk Forum. He is privileged to also sit on the University of Maryland Medical System Claims Review committee and has extensive ED management experience. Dr. Chaudhari is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants a...

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Griffiths Renal Consulting

Bethesda, Maryland
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Renal Transplant, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Hyperkalemia, Lupus, Renal Mass, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Renal Failure, Hyponatremia, Hyperkalemia, Medical Director, COVID experience
Education/Work Highlights • Owner/Partner of a leading nephrology practice based in the Greater Washington DC area • Graduated Stanford University, Rutgers University Medical School • Board Certified nephrologist with over 14 years of clinical practice providing care for dialysis, chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury patients • Provided medical director oversight at 2 high performing dialysis facilities • Executed and maintained high standards by following all CMS initiatives, guidelines, and safety protocols • Served as a key opinion leader at national events regarding hemodialysis and nephrology • Displayed high clinical acumen using evidence base medicine to teach medical residents and students My background as an expert witness over the last five years are below: • Reviewed over 80 medical malpractice cases for both plaintiff and defense attorneys • Demonstrated expertise at over 17 depositions • Testified at trial three times Awards. • Selected as ...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, Medicare fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has treated over 60,000- patients in rural, trauma, urban and academic emergency departments. He has over 10 years of experience as a hospital executive and expert witness. He has also consulted for healthcare systems and international companies on hospital safety, compliance, and regulatory standards. He has expertise in the following areas: Airway Emergencies Cardiac Arrest Cardiovascular Disease (myocardial infarction, aortic dissection) Drug Overdose Pulmonary Embolism Cerebrovascular Disease (stroke, aneurysms, brain hemorrhage Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Sepsis Surgical Emergencies Automobile Injuries Mental Health Trauma Digital Health Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

John H Murphy, BSc MHSc MBA PhD ROH CIH MACE Resource EHS America, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts
Industrial Hygiene, Products Liability - Exposure, Legionnaires, Asbestos, Occupational Disease, Infection Control, COVID, Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Respirators, Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Product Liability, Pesticides
Adjunct Professor - Occupational & Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Toronto Member, American College of Epidemiology Member, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Certified Industrial Hygienist (American Board of Industrial Hygiene) Registered Occupational Hygienist (Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists) Licensed Pesticide Applicator Licensed Asbestos Project Supervisor

Clayton J. Baker, MD, CM

Pittsford, New York
Internal Medicine, General Practice - COVID-19, COVID, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Attack, Urgent Care, Adverse Drug Reaction, Medical Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Vaccine injury, Vaccine Mandates, Vaccine Exemption, Paxlovid, Remdesivir, Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine, Pfizer, Moderna, Mask, Masking
Dr. Baker is a Harvard trained, Board Certified internal medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience. He has an active clinical practice, and he holds an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has also held appointments at the University of California, San Diego, at the University of Arizona, and at Harvard University. He has many years of experience teaching medical students, residents, and graduate students. Dr. Baker has numerous publications in prominent medical journals including JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has a broad range of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient medicine, in the private sector as well as in the US Public Health Service and the Veterans Administration. Currently, he works in an outpatient practice. Dr. Baker has treated patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic without inter...

Ralph E. Estep, PhD, RN, CIH, CSP Health Systems Safety

East Concord, New York
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - Chemical exposure assessment, Accident Investigation, Slip, trips and falls, Confined space entry, SARS/COVID, Legionella, Asbestos, Mold, Snow Sports injury
I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH- ABIH 7042) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP- BCSP 14644) in comprehensive practice. I have over 35 years of experience working with legal counsel providing consultation, deposition or testimony in injury, illness and accident investigation/loss prevention/hazard mitigation and control matters. Industrial Hygiene experience comprises chemical exposure risk assessment, biological exposure risk assessment including Legionella Control and Prevention, bloodborne pathogens, and physical exposure risk assessments including noise and nonionizing radiation. Safety professional experience includes accident investigation including the use of Management Oversight Risk Tree (MORT), Events and Causal Factors Analysis, Barriers Analysis and the application of regulatory and consensus standards. Additionally, I am a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of New York (297371) that adds a deeper understanding of the mechanisms of injury and illness...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Jacob Schaff, MD

Harrison, New York
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery - COVID, COVID-19, cardiac anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, preoperative, perioperative, clearance, ablation, TAVR, cath lab, echocardiography, testing
- Vanderbilt and Columbia educated and trained physician - Director of Cardiac Anesthesiology at White Plains Hospital - Professional specialization in cardiac (open-heart), thoracic, and cath lab (TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman, radiofrequency ablations, etc) - Board certification in anesthesiology and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) - Frequent care and assessment of patients with COVID in the OR and procedural ICU - Published specialist and national speaker on perioperative medicine, pre-surgical testing, and risk assessment - Completed ivy-league course in leadership, public speaking, and the business of medicine - Extensive leadership experience with creation and development of programs o Planned and opened a new pre-operative assessment clinic from the ground up o Designed and implemented a new cardiac anesthesia service line

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10 years experience as a Hospitalist. I have been a Hospitalist Leader for the past 6 years at a Level 1 trauma, academic medical center. Leadership role involves being the Director of a 45 FTE Hospitalist Group, Associate Chief of Internal Medicine and Physician Advisor. Completed Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan) and Categorical Internal Medicine residency from McLaren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan. To advance my leadership skills, I obtained MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and have led my team to be awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO, Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician Active clinical practice ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care Medical Director of ECMO Services Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality improvement and clinical optimization Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) Healthcare system leadership in sepsis earning the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks Special areas of expertise include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, and emergency airway management and intubation, procedures Experience as an expert medical reviewer in more than 75 cases since 2009

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Pennsylvania
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...

Giulio Zuccoli, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neuroradiology - Wernicke Encephalopathy, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Hypoglycemia, ADEM, Multiple Sclerosis, PRES, Stroke, Axonal Injury, Migraine, Tinnitus, Marchiafava, Retinal, ICP, Lyme, Malformations, Epilepsy, Guillain-Barre, Covid, Influenza, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Poisoning
Served as the first Robert A. Zimmerman Endowed Chair of Pediatric Neuroradiology at the Children Hospital of Philadelphia. Served as the Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology and Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Served as the Consultant Adult Neuroradiologist for the Mediterranean Institute for the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies. Giulio Zuccoli MD has authored over 200 peer reviewed publications in the field of Adult and Pediatric Neuroradiology. Leading Expert in the field of metabolic, mitochondrial disorders and hypoxic ischemic injury, he has uncovered new neuroimaging findings in Wernicke Encephalopathy (Vit B1 deficiency), mitochondrial encephalopathies, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Zuccoli researches have been published in high-impact peer reviewed journals such as JAMA Neurology, Lancet, Annals of Neurology, Neurology, Pediatrics, and AJNR. Dr. Zuccoli has an extensive clinica...

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications, decubitus ulcers, pulmonary embolism, geriatric care, chronic medical diseases, acute medical conditions
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc, Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ
Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant, and Hazmat Expert. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation as an expert forensic HSE investigator in legal proceedings including written and oral depositions and product liability cases. I am a hands-on, result driven HSE leader with unified technical, business, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. I possess greater th...

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Charlottesville, Virginia
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...