Decubitus Ulcers Expert Witnesses

Decubitus ulcers 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 decubitus ulcers. The decubitus ulcers expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Bariatric Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Pharmacist, Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Wound Care.

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bedsores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care/hyperbaric clinical de...

Eitan Neidich, MD

San Francisco, California
Wound Care, Bariatric Surgery - wound care, pressure injuries, post-acute care, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, non healing wounds, skin substitutes, wound vac, wounds in nursing home, debridement, venous ulcers, Weight Loss Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, Lap Band, Hernia, Gallbladder
Dr. Neidich attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco and obtained his advanced GI/MIS/Bariatrics Fellowship at the Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. He has expertise in full spectrum wound care and maintains an active wound care practice at the El Camino Wound Care Center. He has experience reviewing a wide range of cases including facility acquired pressure injuries, wound management and post-acute care infection and wound protocols and best practices. He has a comprehensive bariatric surgery practice, including robotic gastric sleeve, bypass, revisions and band removal. Additionally, his practice incorporates robotic hernia, foregut and general surgery procedures.

Jack H Raber, Pharm.D. Clinipharm Services

Seal Beach, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacy Law,Pharmacy Practice,Pharmacy Standards,Prescription Benefits,Prescription Fraud,Pharmacist Discipline,Pharmacy Malpractice,Adverse Drug Reactions,Hospital Pharmacy,Nursing Home Pharmacy,Controlled Substances,Drug Interactions
I am a pharmacist with nearly 50 years of both practice and management experience in a variety of clinical settings. Since 1993, I have provided expert witness services and litigation support in over 150 cases throughout the country in matters specifically related to pharmacy malpractice, pharmaceuticals-related hospital and medical malpractice, prescription benefit fraud, overdispensing of controlled substances, as well as assistance in disciplinary proceedings against pharmacists and pharmacies. I have also participated in compliance audits of federally-sponsored health plans where it pertains to pharmaceutical services. I am formerly an instructor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. My areas of expertise for teaching purposes include site-specific pharmacy practice guidelines, community pharmacy risk management, hospital pharmacy risk management, prescription drug benefits, pharma...

Mark Lazarus, MD

Superior, Colorado
Hospitalist, Nursing Homes - Board Certified Internal Medicine, Clinical Instructor, Hospital Medicine, SNFs, Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Hospitalist, Internist, Inpatient Medicine, Primary Care, PCP, DVT, PE, Decubitus Ulcers.
Expert in peer review—Assistant Medical Director, Morbidity/Mortality Chair, Professional Performance Review, IM Peer Review, Utilization Review, and Medicine Supervisory Committee. Involved in 100+ malpractice cases, 60% plaintiff and 40% defense. Experienced Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10 years of clinical and teaching experience. Graduated from Rush University Medical School in the top 50% of my class with board scores in the top national quartile. Internal Medicine clinical instructor at Scripps for 10 years and staff physician with San Diego SNF Hospitalists (servicing various local nursing homes) for 6 years. Available for internal medicine, nursing home, and hospitalist case reviews. Quick responses—texts, calls, and emails returned within 1 hour. CV, fee schedule, attorney references, and redacted medical reports available on request. 847.830.3636 [email protected]

Gregory E. Jones, MD

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

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.

Alon Neidich, MD

Boston, Massachusetts
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Pressure injuries, nursing home, trauma, post-acute care, COVID-19, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Neidich is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed three years of General Surgery residency as well. He works as an active clinician in diverse practice settings including acute hospital, long term acute care, skilled nursing, nursing home and emergency room. Expertise in pressure injuries / sores and wound care. He maintains an active wound care clinical practice. He is published in peer reviewed medical journals. Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has experience reviewing a wide range of cases including facility acquired pressure injuries, wound management and post-acute care infection and wound protocols and best practices.

Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS, PC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Wound Care, Emergency Medicine - Wound Care, Diabetic Ulcers, Arterial Ulcers, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Lymphedema, Burns, Calciphylaxis, Hyperbaric Medicine, Osteomyelitis, Radiation Tissue Injury, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health
I am an experienced medical expert, board certified in both Wound Care and Emergency Medicine. Since 2006, I have practice Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine exclusively in numerous clinical settings. I have been the medical director of an outpatient hospital wound center, and a long term acute care hospital. I have practiced in multiple skilled nursing facilities, and founded a private practice wound center in Redding, CA. I have experience in both plaintiff and defense representation.

Mark R Caryl, DO

Syracuse, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - IME experience, medication overdose, sepsis, aspiration, diabetic ketoacidosis, polypharmacy, decubitus ulcers, respiratory failure, renal failure, pancreatitis, catheter associated UTI, central line associated blood stream infection, stroke, congestive heart failure, Post-COVID conditions
Board certified, internal medicine trained hospitalist. I have worked for 12 years as a full-time hospitalist in a comprehensive stroke center which is affiliated with a University Hospital. I have experience as an expert medical witness and have provided deposition as an expert witness in the past. Other experiences I have that may be pertinent to legal cases include performing independent medical examinations and peer reviews. I participate in activities with the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Attorney recommendations available upon request.

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

Seana Rutherford, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CWS, WCC Legal Wound Care Consulting

Brooklyn, Ohio
Wound Care, Nurse Practitioner - pressure injuries, vascular wounds, non-healing wounds, burns, atypical ulcer, nursing homes, arterial ulcers, biologics, osteomyelitis, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers, negative pressure wound therapy, wound infection, decubitus ulcers, lymphedema, surgical wounds, wound debridement
The founder of Legal Expert Wound Care Consultants, Seana has been a licensed nurse for the past 15 years, and a working Nurse Practitioner since 2015. Overseeing our team of clinicians, Seana is distinctively qualified as a Certified Wound Specialist under the American Board of Wound Management and is also Wound Care Certification under the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy, where she is a Clinical Preceptor. Her experience is extensive across the continuum of care with clinical experience in hospitals, home care, long-term care, and domiciliary care settings. As a Nurse Practitioner, Seana’s clinical practice continues to be based in wound care today. She functions as a Nurse Practitioner treating both acute and chronic wounds in patients across the lifespan, primarily focused in the long-term care setting. Her education, training, and experience have made her intently familiar with the standards of care applicable to cases involving patient wound care management — e...

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

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

AMARA ELOCHUKWU, MD

Collierville, Tennessee
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, decubitus ulcers, complications related to diabetes mellitus, ICU patient care, hospital medicine, hospitalist, acute inpatient care.
I am board certified in Internal Medicine. I have 10 years experience managing patients in the acute inpatient hospital setting as a hospitalist.

David Clay Griffin, RPh Griffin Pharmacy Consultants, LLC

Cleburne, Texas
Pharmacist - Pharmacy Standards, Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Medication Overdose and Underdose, Medication Interaction, Pharmaceuticals Adverse Reactions, Pharmacy Safety and Counseling, Pharmacist Duty to Warn, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interaction, Controlled Substance Policies, DUI/DWI
Over 30 years of experience in retail and community pharmacies and still actively working as a pharmacist and pharmacy manager. Well-versed in practice standards and pharmacy operations, including controlled substance laws & policies as well as financials, inventory, sales & pricing, and staff supervision & training.

Jeffrey Lofgran, MD, FACP Jeffrey Lofgran, MD PLLC

Highland, Utah
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - sepsis, COVID-19, pneumonia, blood clots, gastrointestinal bleeding, cirrhosis, hospital transfers, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ketoacidosis, falls, heart failure, heart attack, atrial fibrillation, urinary tract infection
I am a board-certified, actively practicing full-time internal medicine hospitalist physician and medical expert witness. I also have experience doing independent medical exams (IME). I am licensed to practice medicine in Utah. I am a recent Fellow of the American College of Physicians and am an active member of the American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine. I also have extensive teaching experience both formerly as an undergraduate teaching assistant as well as currently as an adjunct faculty member at two medical schools, frequently teaching medical students and/or residents on the inpatient wards and supervising their interactions and learning with patients. I have published multiple chapters in two different textbooks written for medical students and given several presentations as detailed in my CV. I enjoy talking with patients and teaching them about their diagnoses and treatment plans, as well as helping them to navigate the healthcare system. Making a...