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, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Mold, Nephrology, Nursing Homes, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, and Products Liability.

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)

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Metro Renal Associates

Washington, District Of Columbia
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 12 years of clinical practice serving over 250 dialysis patients • Provided medical director oversight at 2 high performing dialysis facilities • Executed and maintained high standards with 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 40 medical malpractice cases for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. • Demonstrated expertise at over 13 depositions. • Testified at trial three times. Awards. • Selected to ...

Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM Pediatric Medical Experts, 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
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.

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
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.

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...

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Metro Renal Associates

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 12 years of clinical practice serving over 250 dialysis patients • Provided medical director oversight at 2 high performing dialysis facilities • Executed and maintained high standards with 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 40 medical malpractice cases for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. • Demonstrated expertise at over 13 depositions. • Testified at trial three times. Awards. • Selected to ...

Vipul M kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Homes - emergency medicine, COVID, nursing home, forensics, fraud, hospital administration, medical device, motor vehicle accidents, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, disability, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, personal injury, motor vehicle accident, stroke, medical devices.
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 reviewed over 100 cases and spent over 1000 hours on case reviews and issuing reports of medical-legal findings, case reviews, and independent examinations. In addition, Dr. Kella has 10 years of experience as a hospital administrator and an MBA with a focus on healthcare. He is dedicated to providing expertise to clients in a variety of areas, including medical malpractice, personal injury, forensics, disability, and others. He expertise in the following areas: Emergency Medicine Medical Negligence Wrongful Death Forensics and Sexual Abuse Independent Medical Examinations Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Critical Care 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

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 maters. 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 ...

Jacob Schaff, MD

New York, 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

Ee Lin Wan, MD

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

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...

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
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
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.

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, Hazmat, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Benzene
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...