Delayed Diagnosis Expert Witness

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Delayed diagnosis 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 delayed diagnosis. The delayed diagnosis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Nephrology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Ultrasound, Urgent Care Medicine, and Urology & Urological Surgery.

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Andy S Barnett, MD

Arizona
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. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time 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 r...

Phillip Beron, MD

Phoenix, Arizona
Radiation Oncology, Oncology - Radiation injury, quality assurance, radiation safety, delayed diagnosis, breast cancer, lung cancer, talc, brain tumor, stereotactic radiosurgery, mesothelioma, prostate cancer, peer review, implant therapy, hospital safety, radiation side effect, cervix cancer, head and neck cancer
Active Board Certified Radiation Oncologist with extensive teaching experience. Chair of a National Radiation Oncology Quality Assurance Committee (ASTRO). Former Chief Quality Officer Dept of Radiation Oncology UCLA. Former Quality Officer David Geffin School of Medicine at UCLA. Former Chief Quality Officer CTCA Radiation Oncology. Extensive experience in evaluating or developing programs for hospital safety, patient safety, and peer review in Radiation Oncology. Elected by my peers for the Top Doctor Award multiple years. Expert witness experience since 1998 for both plaintiff and defense. Able to explain complex cases to juries and attorneys in easily understood terms. Easily reachable. 310-709-4604 (cell) [email protected]

Roberta Goins, BA, RDMS, RVT, NT, FE

Apache Junction , Arizona
Ultrasound - Ultrasonographer, Ultrasound, Sonography, MFM, High Risk OB, ARDMS, RDMS, OB/GYN, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Medical Imaging, Diagnostic Imaging, 3D, Antenatal Fetal Testing, Fetal Imaging, Fetal Echocardiogram, Ectopic Pregnancy, Birth Defects, Delayed Diagnosis, Fetal Abnormalities, Fetal Anomalies
I am a Registered Medical Diagnostic Ultrasonographer with 18+ years experience. I have worked in a wide variety of medical environments including radiology departments in hospitals, private practices, and outpatient clinics. I have been working exclusively in the MFM High Risk OB/GYN field since 2015. I am ARDMS registered (since 2004) in the following specialties: Abdomen/Small Parts, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Neurosonology, Vascular Technology, and Fetal Echocardiography. I am Nuchal Translucency certified, as well as certified in Uterine Artery Doppler Studies, CLEAR Cervical Length Assessment, and First Trimester Nasal Bone. I am also a current and active member of SDMS and AIUM, both since 2004. I graduated with honors and The Excellence Achievement Award from my Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound program in NYC in 2004. I graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian for the Northern Arizona University School of Performing Arts in 2000, for my dual Bachelor of Arts degree. My back...

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. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time 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 r...

Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Lancaster, California
Correctional Healthcare, Internal Medicine - Medical oncology, prisons, jails, ICE, immigration detention facilities, deliberate indifference, cancer treatment in prison, end of life care in prison, chronic disease management in prison, general inmate health care, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology), with additional areas of expertise in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and coccidioidomycosis. Educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and and Baylor College of Medicine. Founder/former CEO of nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization and and founder of FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) for underserved populations. Skilled expert witness with extensive experience in records review, report writing, and deposition/trial testimony. Award winning writer and public speaker. Licensed in California and Indiana. Plaintiff and defense cases accepted. CV upon request.

Jennifer S. Drukteinis, MD

Tampa, Florida
Radiology, Oncology - Breast Imaging, Mammography, Breast Cancer, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, MRI, Ultrasound, Mammogram, Imaging, Delayed Diagnosis, Breast Biopsy
Dr. Drukteinis is committed to providing an accurate, thorough, and consise review of your case. With over 9 years of practice experience spent in both the academic and private practice settings, she has evaluated thousands of breast cancer cases. As a consultant and expert witness, she strives to give you an honest and unbiased review of your case with swift turn-around time. Dr. Drukteinis is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology with subspecialty expertise in Breast Imaging. Dr. Drukteinis completed her Undergraduate studies at the University of Florida in 2001, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree – Summa Cum Laude in Interdisciplinary Studies. In 2005, she went on to earn her Medical Degree with Honors in Research from Cornell University in New York. Dr. Drukteinis completed her postgraduate Internal Medicine Internship training in 2006 at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. She completed her Residency training in 2010 and Breast Ima...

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

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

Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH

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

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

Timothy P. Korytko, MD

Cooperstown, New York
Oncology, Radiation Oncology - Brain tumor, spine tumor, radiation injury, delayed diagnosis, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, skin cancer, rectal cancer, cervix cancer, uterus cancer, sarcoma/soft tissue tumor, radiopharmaceuticals, liver radioembolization, brachytherapy
• Board Certified Radiation Oncologist in active practice over 10 years. • 5+ years in administrative leadership chairing a radiation oncology department. • Columbia University faculty appointment. • Published author in area of radiation oncology. Board certified radiation oncologist with over 10 years clinical experience treating and diagnosing patients with brain tumors, spine tumors, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, skin cancer, rectal cancer, gynecologic cancers, and soft tissue tumors. Extensive clinical experience providing radiation therapy to all areas of the body including the brain, spine, and liver, and in radiopharmaceuticals. Available to provide expert witness services in medical malpractice and personal injury cases in the areas of cancer treatment, treatment-related damages, causation, and claims of delayed cancer diagnosis.

Ray Sultan, MD FACS

Oceanside, New York
Urology & Urological Surgery - Urologic Injury, Urologic Complications, Kidney Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Kidney Stone, Ureteral Injury, Bladder Injury, Incontinence, ED, BPH, Infertility, Robotic Surgery, Fistula, Prosthesis, Prostate laser, Delayed Diagnosis, Testicle, Scrotum Urology, Urologist
Dr. Sultan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology, and a licensed board certified urologist with 14 years of clinical and surgical experience in a university, community and teaching hospital setting. Dr. Sultan received his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University in 2002 where he graduated as valedictorian. He received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from NYU School of medicine where he was awarded the Samuel and Edgar H. Soifer Memorial Award for Excellence in Urology. He completed his postgraduate training in Surgery and Urology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey where he was awarded the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and received the top score on his in-service exam two years in a row. Dr. Sultan completed a mini infertility research fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He has contributed to numerous publications and abstracts in some of the top journals and conferences. He is well-versed in all aspects, surgical and n...

Luis L Perez, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

St. Marys, Ohio
Family Medicine - Osteopathic manipulation, failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, standard of care
Luis L Perez, DO, a family medicine physician at Grand Lake Family Practice and Pediatrics in Celina, Ohio, was clinical associate professor of family medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and former program director for the Transitional Year residency program at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, Ohio. He earned a medical degree from Ohio University, and completed a family medicine residency at Firelands Regional Medical Center. He’s board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment. Dr. Perez has served on committees at both the national and state levels, and has received several awards, including Resident of the Year by the Ohio chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Colle...

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. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time 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 r...

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

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