Critical Care Expert Witnesses

Critical care 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 critical care. The critical care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Neurophysiology, Communications, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, and Medical Management.

Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 16 years of practice in emergency medicine and 14 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.

Peter Grant, RN

Peoria, Arizona
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - intensive care, critical care, legal nurse consulting, expert witness, cardiac care, charge nurse, ventilator management, vasoactive medication management, cardiac surgery
17 years of successful clinical nursing experience, predominantly in critical care.  Managerial experience includes roles as House Supervisor, Clinical Manager, Clinical Coordinator, and Charge Nurse. Successfully completed clinical training from the Mayo Clinic of Arizona Hospital. Proficient Rapid Response and Code Team nurse. General nursing standards of care: Intensive Care Unit, Telemetry, and Medical/Surgical environments. Expert in Code Blue protocols and national standards for cardiac arrest resuscitation (BLS/ACLS). Post-op cardiac surgery management (coronary bypass, transplant, valve replacement, TAVR). Manage nursing care for acute heart attack and post-heart catheterization. Monitor and provide interventions on mechanical cardiac assist devices (Heartware, Heartmate series), intra-aortic balloon pump and Impella. Delivery of post-vascular surgery care for aortic aneurysm, fem-pop bypass, and carotid endarterectomy patients. Adept in pacemakers, implanted car...

Ajay Mathur, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Nerve Injury, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Critical Care, Chronic Pain Management
Ajay Mathur M.D. has been a practicing anesthesiologist for over 15 years, and has working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years with extensive experience on both the medical and the business sides of healthcare. Dr. Mathur received invaluable training at some of the top institutions of the world, including Texas Medical Center at hospitals such as the DeBakey Heart Center, the Texas Heart Institute, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. He has performed anesthetics in over 15,000 cases in a wide variety of case types and settings, including open heart surgery, neurologic surgery, obstetric cases and surgery, pediatric surgery, and regional anesthesia cases. He has performed anesthetics in over 30 hospitals, surgery centers, and offices. Dr. Mathur earned his A.B. in Government from Harvard University, and his M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Mathur is available as an expert witness for medmal review for Plaintiff, Defense, ...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Victor L. Mandoff, MD, FASA

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Acute Pain, Regional, Airway injuries, Difficult Airways, Critical Care, ACLS, BLS, Codes, Trauma Emergencies, Drug errors, Narcotics, Neuromuscular Blockers, Propofol Pharma, Invasive-catheters, OR fires, Simulation, Position/Nerve injuries, Sedation, Recall, Vents, Outpatient and Non-OR surgery
I am a Board-Certified fully practicing Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Since this is a teaching hospital, training residents helps me keep up-to-date and stay current in knowledge and practice evidence-based medicine. I have over 17 years of clinical experience and have won many teaching awards like "Golden Apple Award" or "Red Sash Award" and "Educational Excellence Award" presented to me by residents, students, and the College of Medicine. Last year I became a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA). The FASA designation is the "highest acknowledgment that recognizes years of dedication to exceptional education, leadership and commitment to the specialty" as per American Society of Anesthesiologists website. I am also Critical Care Fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Foundation and was Critical Care Board Certified and practiced Critical Care Medicine 2006 to about 2016. UAMS provides care...

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Michael J. Blumenkrantz, MD, FACP, FACN,FASN, CNSP

Los Angeles, California
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Clinical Nutrition, Hemodialysis, Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Geriatrics/Nursing Home, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
FACP, FACN, CNSP, Distinguished Fellow American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Dialysis, Nutrition, BP, TPN, Extensive Research Background, Formerly Associate Prof Medicine (residence) UCLA, 80+ Publications, Visiting Professor & Lecturer 30+ Intl meetings, extensive experience med/legal (500 cases) articulate, call to discuss potential case

Jaime Brown, RN, CCM Jaime Brown Legal Nurse consulting

California
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiac surgery, cardiology, critical care, workers compensation, catastrophic / complex injury management, TBI/MTBI, spine injuries, orthopedics.
Critical care RN in cardiac surgery recovery, cardiac ICU, peds ICU, adult trauma, for 10+ years. Knowledgeable about all aspects of Hospital Care and Standards of Care. Workers compensation medical case manager for 16 years and manager of workers compensation field case managers for 7 years. Conscientious and detail-oriented. Will review for Plaintiff or Defense and give a complete picture regarding the Standards of Care be it deviations or compliance.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

San Francisco, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - medication safety, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dispensing, toxicity, anticoagulation, emergency medicine, drug patent, drug labeling, drug administration, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy operations, opioids, adverse drug events, critical care, intensive care unit, resuscitation, clinical trials
Dr. Zlatan Coralic is a full-time practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He is also a Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy and in the Department of Emergency Medicine where he provides didactic and experiential training to pharmacy and medical students and residents. Dr. Coralic has published numerous peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. His research focuses on medication safety and efficacy and he has been involved in large multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Coralic is a frequently invited speaker at medical and pharmacy conferences. Dr. Coralic’s most recent expert witness work has been at the state and federal levels. He has provided reviews, opinions, depositions, and testimony in areas of standards of pharmacy care, medication safety, adverse drug events, and patent infringement.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

Pramod Krishnamurthy, MD Praxis Med Experts

Fremont, California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, Pulmonary Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care, Sepsis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pneumonia, Complicated Chest Infections, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, Emphysema, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Severe Infections, Covid-19, Pulmonary Edema, Embolism
Pramod Krishnamurthy, MD, MPH is board-certified in Pulmonology Critical Care and Interventional Pulmonology and is an Associate Medical Director at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in the Bay Area, California. Dr. Krishnamurthy has a busy outpatient pulmonology practice and in addition practices critical care medicine at El Camino Hospital and Sutter Eden Medical Center. He has clinical privileges at four Bay Area hospitals ( El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Sutter Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, Washington Hospital in Fremont, and San Ramon Regional Hospital). His special interests include lung nodules, lung cancer, COPD, advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy, critical care medicine including sepsis and respiratory failure. Fellowships: -Pulmonary Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York July 2009 – June 2011 -Critical Care Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York July 2007 – June 2008 -Interventional Pulmonology Hen...

Dimi Maffia, PharmD, BCCCP PharmD Consultation, Inc

San Diego, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Toxicology, Pharmacist Standard of Care (Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics), Adverse Drug Events, Drug-Drug Interactions, Medication Safety and Errors, Pharmacogenomics, Anticoagulation, Antiarrhythmics, Antibiotic Stewardship, Medication-Related Surgical Complications, Opioid Safety
I currently practice as an Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at VA San Diego Health Care System, and I have practiced in clinical pharmacy at 6 different healthcare systems. I obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014 from the University of the Pacific and have been a registered pharmacist in California for 10 years. I completed 2 years of postgraduate pharmacy residency training at VA San Diego Health Care System, with the first year focusing on pharmacy practice in ambulatory care and inpatient hospital settings, including hospice and long-term care, and the second year specializing in critical care pharmacy. I am a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP) and have held additional specialty clinical pharmacist positions in emergency medicine and critical care. I have clinical research experience in healthcare institutions and the pharmaceutical industry, having collaborated to conduct phase 2, 3, and 4 clinical trials and retrospective chart review. I currently...

ANNE MCADAM, MSN, RN McAdam Healthcare Consulting

San Marcos, California
Nurse, Critical Care Surgery - Registered Nurse, PACU, post anesthesia, critical care, general surgery, plastic surgery, urology, OB-GYN, orthopedics, robotic, medications, laparoscopic, spinal surgery, pain procedures, eye surgery, ambulatory surgery, colorectal, eye surgery, education, competencies, policies & procedures
Anne McAdam has been a California registered nurse for 18 years and has served in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Ambulatory Post Anesthesia Care Unit. She also worked as a Nurse Educator in a women’s acute care unit and recovery room, where she trained nurses and contributed to the development and revision of nursing competencies and policies and procedures. In the recovery room, she worked in various capacities including bedside clinician, charge nurse and preceptor to students, new graduates and transferring nurses. In 2008, she worked as an adjunct faculty member at National University where she was a lecture professor for Medical Surgical Nursing III. She currently cares for a variety of inpatient and outpatient postoperative patients in an ambulatory care center recovery room.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Kelley Pratt, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Matthew B Tash, MD Tash Consulting LLC

Studio City, California
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Neuraxial Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Neuro Anesthesia, Critical Care, Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Perioperative, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Recovery Room, Medication Error, Malpractice, Negligence, Anesthesia, Vascular Anesthesia, Robotics, Neonatal
Dr. Matthew Tash, MD is a board-certified Anesthesiologist, double boarded in both Pediatric Anesthesiology and Adult Anesthesiology. He treats patients of all ages from minutes-old through end-of-life. He has worked for many years in a tertiary-care hospital performing in an inpatient and outpatient (ambulatory) setting. Dr. Tash’s expertise is in clinical anesthesiology of children and adults of all ages. His expertise is in preoperative histories, exams, and assessments including surgical candidacy and airway evaluation. He is an expert in intra-operative anesthetic management for most procedures. He has extensive practice in post-operative care. He has consulted for the Pediatric Head and Neck Surgical Department as well as performing in a role as a long-time consultant to the head of the Obstetrical Anesthesia Subdivision. Dr. Tash has helped write and edit guidelines around Regional and Neuraxial Anesthesia for his Anesthesia Department. Dr. Tash was a professor at the Univ...

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, cardiac cath lab, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager, for 10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on cases, both plaintiff and defense, in 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level 3 trauma and primary stroke center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine surgery, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thor...

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 11 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Aaron Desai

Tampa, Florida
Neurology, Critical Care Medicine - Neuro-Critical Care, Critical Care, Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuro Trauma, Post Neurosurgical Complications

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD Neurology Legal Consulting

Florida
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah, MD and Dr. Abhi Kapuria, MD are cofounders of Neurolog Legal Consulting INC. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has contributed to several publications in journals such as Neurocritical Care, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Journal of Neurology. He has also been recognized for his outstanding clinical performance and leadership skills by the Duke Neurology Department and the WellStar Kennestone Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Dr. Kapuria is a board-certified neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2016. ...

Pamela R Noel, MD, MPH Amaris Medical Experts

Lutz, Florida
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Amaris Medical Experts, LLC is a multi-specialty Network of Physicians in the field of Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Adult Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, OB/GYN, Emergency, Pediatrics, Surgery, Heme/Onc, Psychiatry, Urology.
Dr. Pamela Noel graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also earned a graduate certificate in Infection Control and has a Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Noel has served as an infectious disease expert witness, assisting attorneys in various infectious disease related legal cases. She has also performed many independent medical examinations for clients seeking disability insurance due to various acute and/or chronic medical conditions. Dr. Noel joined Infectious Disease Associates o...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff & defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, product liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment, and case analysis, research and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Natalia Solenkova, MD Natalia Solenkova MD PA

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, ICU, Intensivist
Dr. Solenkova is a critical care physician experienced in working in different ICU settings and hospital settings. Dr. Solenkova cares for patients in the medical ICU, coronary care unit, cardio-thoracic ICU, and surgical ICU. Her patients have various conditions that include but not limited to sepsis, septic shock, cardiogenic shock, acute respiratory failure, ARDS, pneumonia, intraabdominal infection, heart attack, stroke, status epilepticus, COPD exacerbation, acute kidney failure, and multi-organ failure. Dr. Solenkova also cares for patients on ECMO, post-cardiac surgery, post-abdominal surgery, post-vascular procedures, post-lung and heart transplants, and many others. She has experience practicing in academic institutions, community hospitals, rural hospitals, public and private settings, working with advanced practice providers and physicians in training. She also has experience in providing tele-ICU coverage. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a membe...

Jeffrey C Wolkowicz, MD

Coral Springs , Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, COPD, Pneumonia, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, asbestosis, Occupational Lung disease, sleep apnea, sepsis, ARDS, Critical care
I provide support to Litigators, IME's, record reviews + expert testimony for over 10 yrs. Have served as expert witness including testimony at depositions + in court to both plaintiff + defendants , in the fields of, Pulmonary + Critical Care Medicine, Pneumonia, COPD, sleep apnea, ARDS, Reactive Airways Disease, sepsis, lung cancer, asbestos + Occupational Lung diseases

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD Neurology Legal Consulting

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah, MD and Dr. Abhi Kapuria, MD are cofounders of Neurolog Legal Consulting INC. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has contributed to several publications in journals such as Neurocritical Care, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Journal of Neurology. He has also been recognized for his outstanding clinical performance and leadership skills by the Duke Neurology Department and the WellStar Kennestone Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Dr. Kapuria is a board-certified neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2016. ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Mark S McConnell, M.D. VAMC

Boise, Idaho
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - ICU, Critical Care, Pediatric, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist, Inpatient, Medicine, Burnout, Telemedicine, LTACH, Long-Term Acute Care Hospital, Child Abuse, Malpractice, Anti-trust, Medical Staff, Tactical Medicine, Police, Aeromedical, Transport
I am quadruple boarded in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Adult Critical Care Medicine. Currently I practice as an Academic Hospitalist and Critical Care Physician associated with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Boise, Idaho. I completed my Adult Critical Care Fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center and my Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. I served as Medical Director of a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Idaho for 10 years and have practiced both Pediatric Critical Care and Adult Critical Care for most of my 25 year career in multiple hospital settings ranging from suburban community hospitals to academic medical centers and government hospitals. I have experience with Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals also. I have a special interest in physician burnout and the intersection between burnout and patient safety. I have serv...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM Dr. Linda L. Morris, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse - tracheostomy specialist, critical care, respiratory nursing, adult nursing, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, nurse, acute care, medical malpractice, nursing standard of care, tracheostomy care, personal injury
Linda Morris is a certified clinical nurse specialist in critical care, who provides consultation and expert testimony in medical-legal cases. Over 30 years experience in health care, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. Advanced practice nurse for respiratory care and tracheostomy specialist. Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology with the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Tracheostomy specialist and co-editor / author of the new book, Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide, 2nd Ed. (Morris & Afifi, 2021, Benchmark Health Publishing). Speaker who has developed and presented hundreds of formal and informal programs to numerous professional, civic, and community groups. Clinical consulting for tracheostomy patients (improving care; developing policies, protocols, teaching, etc.)

Gourang P. Patel, Pharm.D Critical Care Education

Chicago, Illinois
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Medication, Error, Toxicology, Adverse Drug, Pharmacology, Clinical Trials, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, Prescription, Prevention, Operating Room Medication Safety
Specialization of pharmacology and toxicology of medications utilized both in the hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Detailed analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions, and providing strategies for prevention. Particular focus on practice of pharmacy, medication side effects, and medication safety.

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 ...

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics and pediatric sedation.

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 28 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CHFM, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 22 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

William T McGee, MD, MHA University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Fiskdale, Massachusetts
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Patient Safety, Shock, Critical Care, Vascular access, Central venous catheterization, SEPSIS, Intensive Care, Respiratory Failure, Resuscitation, Infectious disease, Nosocomial Infection, Iatrogenic Complications, Post-operative infections, Pharmaceutical, device industry, complications and death.
William T. McGee is a professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology @ the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a specialist in critical care medicine with interests in hemodynamic physiology, trauma, brain injury, ARDS, vascular access (pulmonary artery catheterization), sepsis, and nosocomial pneumonia. Dr. McGee has published over 150 papers, chapters and abstracts and has been the principal investigator for clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of new treatments for severe sepsis, MRSA and pneumonia. Presently his primary focus is on functional hemodynamics, physiologic optimization and the safety of central venous access. Dr. McGee was the lead enroller and author on the paper that reported the outcome of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA pneumonia. Early in his career he was a finalist for the Cecil Lehman Mayer Research Award from the American College of Chest Physicians for his work examining the utility of pulmonary artery cat...

Ilan Mizrahi, MD Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, ICU, Postoperative complications, Difficult Airway, ACLS, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, General anesthesia, Perioperative medicine, PACU, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Airway Management, Spinal Anesthesia, Informed Consent, Central Line, Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist in active practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. As faculty he is an attending physician in the ICU, and also provides anesthesia for various surgeries, He is the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU, and reviews all cases of death or complications for monthly M&M conference. In addition to caring for critically ill patients in the ICU he also cares for patients who have suffered cardiac arrest/"code-blue" or need ACLS after a "rapid-response event". He has practiced critical care in academic and community environments. Dr. Mizrahi has expertise in all aspects of anesthesia: preoperative evaluation and optimization, intraoperative care, and postoperative care. He can provide an informed opinion on the anesthesia care provided during surgery, and on the postoperative management if the patient has a complication (in the recovery room/PACU or on the floor).

Kevin Qiwei Zhang, MD, PhD

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - inpatient, critical care, consumer compliance, pharmaceutical, complain, unprofessional, death, injury, loss, consultation, expert witness, drug safety, adverse reaction, incompetence, outpatient, urgent care, patient safety, malpractice, medical device, case review, peer review, clinical trial
Board certified hospitalist and family medicine practitioner with full license in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin, I have had extensive clinical experience in inpatient, critical care, and outpatient practice in the tertiary academic medical centers and community hospitals in multiple states. I obtained PhD in Medical Oncology and Pharmacology at Indiana University School of Medicine with tremendous experience in pharmacology and pharmaceutical research, drug safety and adverse reaction research and management with more than 20 publications in top-notch medical journals. I have comprehensive experience in case review, peer review, and expert witness consultation.

Akram Alashari, MD

Saginaw, Michigan
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Trauma surgery, Personal Injury, Traumatic Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Critical Care, Intensive Care, Motor vehicle collision, Abdominal surgery, Surgical complications, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal pain, Gallbladder, Appendix, Intestines, Colon, Wounds
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with a decade of experience. Fellowship-trained trauma surgeon. Trauma Medical Director and Department of Surgery Chair of ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center. Active clinical practice includes elective general surgery, emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Clerkship Director for medical students at Central Michigan University College of Medicine. Assistant Professor of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Course Director for Advanced Trauma Life Support. Experienced healthcare speaker with presentations at national medical conferences. Active clinical practice includes the following: -Elective general surgery (examples: gallbladder removal, hernia repair) -Emergency general surgery (examples: appendicitis, bowel perforation, bowel obstruction, internal bleeding) -Trauma surgery (examples: motor vehicle collisions, gunshot wounds, stab wounds, falls) -Critical care (exampl...

Shanna C. Jones, MD, FACEP Corewell Health East Beaumont Troy Hospital

Oakland, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Management, Trauma, Head Injury, Airway Management, Critical Care, Emergency Procedures, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Respiratory Distress, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Diabetes
I am a board certified Emergency Physician working full time clinically in a large suburban Emergency Department that sees 100,000+ patients per year in Southeast Michigan. I am an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and have been involved in both academics and administration. I teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses and key topics in Emergency Medicine to our students, residents, nurses, paramedics, and urgent cares. Throughout my career, I have supervised medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in training. I diagnose and manage multiple medical conditions in the full spectrum of age from newborns to our elderly. I also have experience working in different practice settings such as urgent care facilities and free standing emergency departments.

Michael Kinder, DO Kinder Consulting

Pennington, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Teddi Swidinsky, MD, FACS

Las Vegas, New Mexico
General Surgery - Rural General Surgery, Endoscopy, central venous access, critical care
13 years of community general surgery practice in mostly rural settings. Experienced in trauma, endoscopy, and bread and butter procedures. Critical care experienced as well. Previous chief of surgery and chief of staff. Currently involved in hospice as a medical director.

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Robert W. Irwin, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

Troy, New York
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, respiratory therapy, critical care, Intensive care, Sleep medicine, Lung cancer diagnosis, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonia, sepsis, Aspiration
Over 60 testimonies- trial and depositions. All aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Both plaintiff and defense. 5 federal case testimonies. Clinical experience - Pulmonary and Critical Care Services providing in patient and out patient diagnosis and care in Albany, Troy and Saratoga NY.

Erik C Lyons, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CLNC

North Bellmore, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Primary Care, Nursing, RN, Critical Care, CCRN, Legal Nurse Consultant, CLNC, Nursing Standards of Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Malpractice, Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, Wrongful Death, Work Injury.
Board certified Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, NP-C. Independent and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) / Nurse Practitioner Consultant to The Legal Profession. Provides informed professional opinions, including an array of services and strategy to attorneys as an Expert Witness and Consulting Expert. Currently serves as the Nurse Practitioner in Electrophysiology / Cardiology at one of Long Island’s most recognized Hospitals. Advanced knowledge of cardiac rhythms and intra-cardiac rhythm devices, including the analysis of pacemakers and defibrillators in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Serves as surgical first assist during intra-cardiac device implantation, comprehensive rhythm studies and ablation procedures. Performs surgical incision / dermatological closure for device implants. Extensive experience in Critical Care, Telemetry, and Medical Surgical Nursing with 8+ years of direct patient care. Served as Assistant Nurse Manager and Rapid Response Nurse while...

Stephanie Manheim, DNP

New York, New York
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - critical care, heart surgery, intensive care unit, lung surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, postoperative care, cardiovascular intensive care unit, TAVR, transfemoral aortic valve replacement, mitral clip, cardiothoracic nurse practioner
Certification in Cardiac Surgery-CSC- since 2008 I have over 20 years of clinical expertise in Cardiothoracic Surgery/Critical Care. I am an expert practitioner at my institution. I have been a clinical adjunct instructor for 5 years in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Rory Meyers School of Nursing. I have a wealth of knowledge in critical care/intensive care.

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

JOHN A SEITZ, MD

New York, New York
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - obstetric anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, nerve block, regional anesthesia, outpatient anesthesiology, preoperative evaluation, postoperative care, general anesthesia, office based anesthesia, peripheral nerve injury, hypoxia, intubation, airway management, critical care, intensive care, monitoring
Dr. John Seitz is a New York City based anesthesiologist with over 16 years of experience as an actively practicing anesthesiologist in Manhattan. Dr Seitz received his bachelors degree at The University of Pennsylvania in Chemical Engineering with a minor in psychology. He did his anesthesiology training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He continued his career in New York and has been an attending anesthesiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital for the past 15 years on the upper east side of Manhattan. Dr Seitz is known for his communication skills and ability to quickly develop a rapport with his patients. His background in engineering, physics and psychology allows him to maintain a unique perspective on perioperative anesthesia care. Dr. Seitz while at Lenox Hill was known for his clinical acumen in obstetric anesthesia, anesthesia for ENT surgery, bariatric surgery, gynecologic surgery, endoscopy, plastic surgery, and orthopedic surgery. His ability to make qui...

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

North Carolina
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under two weeks. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 12 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently used as an expert witness in internal medicine and hospital medici...

Cynthia Cross, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNSc

Franklinton, North Carolina
Nurse, Neurology - Critical Care, Stroke, Brain Injury, Spine Surgery, Neurologic Surgery, Medical-Surgical Conditions, Pharmacology, Patient Safety, Clinical Documentation, Care Planning, Scope of Nursing Practice.
Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist with certification in Adult Critical Care practicing in a large health care system. Current practice includes providing direct patient care and being a neurologic expert for nursing staff and liaison for the medical team members. Ensure evidence based practice for neuroscience population and nursing practice within scope of licensure. Investigate patient safety risk with implementation of quality improvement as needed. Extensive experience with Stroke, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Critical Care, Medical-Surgical & Ambulatory Care populations. Clinical focus and experience incorporating and ensuring standards of care, evidence based practice, scope of practice, quality improvement, electronic medical record documentation, patient safety, policy and guideline implementation, and expectations of interprofessional clinical practice. Experience as legal nursing expert for over 6 years.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Toxic shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Brain death, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician with active clinical practice. ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care and Medical Director of ECMO Services. Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM). Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality review and improvement, and clinical care optimization. Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks. Guideline writer and reviewer. Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker. Healthcare system sepsis leader and awardee of the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award. Experience as an expert medical reviewer since 2010. Special areas of expertise: severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, emergency airway management and intubation, and proced...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD Neurology Legal Consulting

North Carolina
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah, MD and Dr. Abhi Kapuria, MD are cofounders of Neurolog Legal Consulting INC. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has contributed to several publications in journals such as Neurocritical Care, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Journal of Neurology. He has also been recognized for his outstanding clinical performance and leadership skills by the Duke Neurology Department and the WellStar Kennestone Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Dr. Kapuria is a board-certified neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2016. ...

Daniel J. Lantos, MSN, RN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as patient falls, pressure ulcer prevention, physical restraints, infection prevention, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

Cathy A Vaughan, PharmD

Durham, North Carolina
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Medication safety, Medication errors, Hospital and ambulatory pharmacy practice, Pharmacy standards, Quality assurance, Adverse drug reactions, Drug interactions, Dispensing errors, Prescribing errors, Drug overdose, Drug monitoring, Critical care
Dr. Vaughan has been in practice as a clinical pharmacist since 2002. She has experience in both the ambulatory and hospital setting. Current practice setting is in a large academic medical center. Dr. Vaughan has expertise in a number of pharmacy practice areas including drug information, medication policy, medication safety, quality improvement, pain medicine, and critical care. She has served as an expert consultant since 2012. Dr. Vaughan has experience reviewing cases related to dispensing and prescribing errors, drug monitoring, adverse effects, drug interactions and compatibility, drug overdose, and pharmacy practice standards.

Brian Revis, MD

Cincinnati, Ohio
Nephrology - Kidneys, Hyperkalemia, Electrolyte Disorders, Dialysis, Hyponatremia, Rhabdomyolysis, Hemodialysis, Hypertension, Glomerulonephritis, Acute Kidney Injury, Acute Renal Failure, End Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Peritoneal Dialysis, Proteinuria, Pyelonephritis, Critical Care
Dr. Brian Revis was born and raised in Cincinnati. He received his undergraduate degree in physics from The Ohio State University and earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati where he was asked to stay on as a chief resident to lead outpatient internal medicine resident education. Following his chief residency year, Dr. Revis completed his nephrology fellowship at The Ohio State University. He has practiced at the Kidney and Hypertension Center in Cincinnati since 2012 and was proud to serve as president of his 35+ physician practice. He remains on the board of directors. Additionally, Dr. Revis provides clinical instruction to medical students, internal medicine residents, nephrology fellows, and nurse practitioner students in Greater Cincinnati. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Revis is licensed in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. He has been featured as a T...

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Michael Kinder, DO Kinder Consulting

Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Lara Phillips, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Wilderness Medicine, humanitarian relief, disaster relief, rural medicine, environmental emergencies, in-flight emergencies, critical care, trauma, travel medicine, bites and stings, animal attacks, altitude medicine, poisonings, concussion, neurological emergencies, behavioral health, ophtho
Dr. Phillips is an Clinical Associate Professor of emergency medicine practicing in Philadelphia, PA. She achieved her B.S. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and completed her medical school and Emergency Medicine Residency training at Vanderbilt University. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Wilderness Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where she spent several months rotating at a high altitude clinic in Nepal and providing disaster relief during the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Since then, she has been practicing full time in a busy Level 1 Trauma center in Center City, Philadelphia. Dr. Phillips also has experience rotating in rural Alaska and South Dakota through the Indian Health Service as well as international experience in Guyana and Nepal. She has assisted with numerous covid initiatives, serving as part of the Regional Congregate Care A...

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under two weeks. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 12 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently used as an expert witness in internal medicine and hospital medici...

Kate Wise, DNP

Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - pediatrics, family medicine, inpatient, outpatient, critical care, urology, nephrology, child abuse, developmental disabilities, surgery, general practice, medical management, genetics, nutrition, obesity, pain management, radiology, physician assistant, spine surgery, pediatric urology, wounds
I am a board certified Family medicine nurse practitioner with over 16 years of experience in the nursing field. My background encompasses critical care, inpatient and outpatient nursing, family medicine, and extensive pediatric specialty experience. I have been requested as a guest speaker for both doctoral level students and various specialty conferences over the years. I am proficient in medical chart reviewing, and my work as both an RN and as a medical provider gives me a unique perspective to bring as an expert witness. My exceptional oral and written skills as well as outstanding time management serve as a significant benefit to the attorney and case at hand. I am enthusiastic to save the attorney both time and money while providing excellent expert witness services.

Natalie Hsiao-Fang-Yen, M.D. Williamson Medical Center

Franklin, Tennessee
Internal Medicine, Psychology - Falls, Injury, Cancer, Accident, Infections, Pneumonia, Kidney inury, Toxicity, Alcohol and drug use, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Critical care, Palliative, Sepsis, Stroke, Pulmonary emboilsm, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Heart attack, Heart failure, Psychiatry
Clinical Assistant Professor at Thomas F. Frist Jr. College of Medicine, Board Certified in Internal Medicine through ABIM, Full-time hospitalist with experience in acute care and primary care settings. B.A. in Psychiatry from University of Michigan. Over 10 years of academic experience and publications in the areas of nephrology and ophthalmology.

Chad Paxson, D.O.

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - sleep disorders, sleep apnea, sleepwalking, parasomnia, CPAP, INSPIRE, intubation, central line, intubation, tracheostomy, airway management, ventilator management, sepsis, COVID-19, critical care, pulmonary disease, asbestos, asthma, COPD
Board certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care, sleep medicine and internal medicine through the ABIM. Fellowship trained at Louisiana State University and have been in both private and employed practice settings since 2012. Experienced and practiced in multiple states and various practice/hospital sizes from community settings to large tertiary referral centers in large cities. Currently sit on multiple hospital leadership committees including medical executive committee, pharmacy and therapeutics committee as well as take an active role in changes effecting our sleep medicine program to include sleep lab accreditation procedures, participating in the installation of an INSPIRE program and actively teach and hold the role of supervisor for our sleep nurse practitioner for the state medical board. Have been featured in Chattanooga’s Healthscope and interviewed on local area news on topics as they pertain to sleep medicine as well. Incorporating medical expert witnessing i...

Jaime Brown, RN, CCM Jaime Brown Legal Nurse consulting

Stephenville, Texas
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiac surgery, cardiology, critical care, workers compensation, catastrophic / complex injury management, TBI/MTBI, spine injuries, orthopedics.
Critical care RN in cardiac surgery recovery, cardiac ICU, peds ICU, adult trauma, for 10+ years. Knowledgeable about all aspects of Hospital Care and Standards of Care. Workers compensation medical case manager for 16 years and manager of workers compensation field case managers for 7 years. Conscientious and detail-oriented. Will review for Plaintiff or Defense and give a complete picture regarding the Standards of Care be it deviations or compliance.

Aida Dabreo, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, APRN

Dallas, Texas
Legal Nurse Consulting, Psychiatry - PACU, post anesthesia care unit, step down unit, ambulatory care unit, ASU, same day surgery, pain management, mental health, psychiatry, critical care, ICU, MICU, SICU, mental health.
Aida is a dual Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. She has sixteen years of nursing experience, which includes five years as a pain management nurse practitioner. Aida's clinical background includes medical ICU, neurosurgical ICU, CCU, post anesthesia care, and ambulatory surgery. Aida has also successfully assisted law firms as a legal nurse consultant since 2017.

WHITNEY A FENTON, MSN RN CCRN-K

BURLESON, Texas
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Medical, Surgical, Med/Surg, Medical/Surgical, Fall, Pressure Ulcer, Bed Sores, Critical Care, ICU, Nursing, Hospital, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Trauma ICU, Neuro ICU, Trauma, Neuro, Registered Nurse, RN, Nurse
Experience: Independently Contracted Clinical Nurse Expert, Fort Worth, TX (05/2020-Present) Nursing Instructor, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX (01/2020-Present) PRN Surgical ICU RN, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (06/2018-02/2021) Float Pool ICU RN, Texas Health Resources, DFW, TX (04/2018-01/2020) House Supervisor/Staffing RN, Baylor Scott & White Grapevine, Grapveine, TX (01/2018-04/2018) Travel ICU RN, Sutter Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, CA (07/2017-12/2017) Surgical/Trauma ICU RN/Relief Charge, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX (06/2015-07/2017) Legal Nurse Consultant: Conducted comprehensive medical record reviews for legal cases Provided expert opinions on medical and nursing practices Collaborated with attorneys in case preparation Maintained confidentiality and adhered to ethical standards Nursing Clinical Educator: Educates students in Standards of Care across nursing spect...

Roberto A. Lopez-Freeman, MD

Highland Village, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Communications - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Critical Care, Emergency Stabilization, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Aortic Dissection, Pediatric, Head Trauma, Emergency trauma
Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency medicine practitioner. Work experience at a level 1 trauma center as well as in Community Hospitals and Freestanding Emergency Rooms. Recognition by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians as having expertise in trauma, pediatric, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Residency Training Completed at the University of Cincinnati, the first Emergency Medicine Residency Program in the country. Medical Degree from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Undergraduate BA in Biology from Occidental College. Active Medical License in Texas. Flight Physician Experience with University of Cincinnati Health Air Care & Mobile Care. Skilled in utilization of video and direct laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures. Extensive experience in Electronic Health Record use, particularly in EPIC.

Anisha Malhotra, MD

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Chief administrative officer, Partner, Leadership, Free-standing, Rural, Locums, Orthopedic, Cardiology, Resuscitation, Pediatric, Trauma, Sepsis, Health Policy, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Critical Care, Public Health, Toxicology, OB/Gyn, ophthalmology, pharmacology
- Chief Administrative Officer and founding partner of a new EM physician group - Experience in hospital-based rural and urban EDs, Free-Standing EDs, Academic EDs, and Locums - Experience with health policy - International experience working at a rural ED in New Zealand - EM Residency at Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern) - B.S. Nutritional Sciences, Minors in Spanish and Health Policy & Administration

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Vancouver, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Ridgefield, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Wyoming
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...