Deliberate Indifference Expert Witness

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Deliberate indifference 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 deliberate indifference. The deliberate indifference expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Correctional Healthcare, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Psychiatry, and Psychology.

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Marty Hearyman, MD, CCHP

Searcy, Arkansas
Correctional Healthcare - Prison Medicine, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Inmate Medical Care, NCCHC Standards, Medical Site Director, Prison Physician
Dr. Hearyman has over 20 years of experience as a practicing physician; thirteen years in private family practice, and over 7 years as a site Medical Director for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He has over 6 years of experience providing medical care via telemedicine. As a former high school teacher and coach, he enjoys the educational aspect of helping his patients. He is a motivator of patients to take ownership of their health. As a patient advocate, he empowers participating patients in a joint decision-making process: 1) by engaging in an informed risk/benefit discussion, 2) and by implementing a health care plan for those needing inspiration and encouragement to embrace a more proactive approach to the optimization of their health. Dr. Hearyman has experience in fiction and non-fiction writing. None of his work has been made available for publishing at this time. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted.

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.

David M Mathis, MD CCHP-P FAAFP

Napa, California
Correctional Healthcare, Family Medicine - Prison Medicine, Prison Hospice, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Mental Health in Jails, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Formulary Complaints, Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment in Jails, Inmate Medical Care
David M. Mathis, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine for 30+ years. He has spent 20 years in prison medicine, most recently as a Physician and Surgeon at the California Medical Facility (CMF), a state prison for inmates with medium to high acuity medical issues. Designated a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional-Physician, he has also achieved Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr. Mathis spent four years as medical director of Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Maryland's largest prison (3500 inmates) and co-authored a published study, “Point-of-care INR Determination, Coumadin Dosage Changes, and Use of a Historical, Self-updating Database in a Prison.” During his time in private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Dr. Mathis is an experienced expert witness in Correctional Healthcare...

Fred R Moss, MD Fred R Moss, MD, Inc

Grass Valley, California
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Prisons & Jails, Wrongful Death, Suicide, Deliberate Indifference, Medical Malpractice, Gross Negligence, Addiction, Nursing Homes, Geriatric Psychiatry, Violence, Telepsychiatry, Overdose, Involuntary Hospitalization, Mental Health, Telemedicine, Telehealth
Board Certified actively practicing psychiatrist. Northwestern Educated Vast experience in disability and file review. Special interest in Telepsychiatry. 30+ years of diverse clinical experience including telepsychiatry, locum tenens, private practice (treated over 20,000 outpatients and admitted over 10,000 patients to hospitals), correctional healthcare (Folsom and Pelican Bay State Prisons) and nursing homes. Served as a psychiatric consultant to over 40 nursing homes. Experienced expert witness case reviewer. Experienced Independent Medical Examiner. President and Founder - Mastering TeleHealth.com (online training for clinicians and therapists) Licensed in California & Illinois

Joseph H. Obegi, PsyD, CCPH

Davis, California
Psychology, Correctional Healthcare - Suicide, suicide prevention, suicide risk assessment, standard of care, deliberate indifference, negligence, prison, corrections, correctional mental health
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than a decade of experience in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. I am familiar with the clinical, administrative, and legal aspects of delivering mental healthcare in prison. I have delivered direct services in outpatient, inpatient, and segregated settings and administered outpatient and inpatient psychiatric programs. Mental healthcare in prison is frequently tied to judicial intervention. I am broadly familiar with the legal basis and remedial phases of such intervention. I am approved by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care as a Certified Correctional Health Professional. I have specific expertise in suicide in adult correctional settings (e.g., suicide risk assessment, treatment of suicidal persons, and suicide prevention policy). Currently, I monitor and support the suicide prevention programs for 10 prisons in Northern California. I have previously coordinated the suicide prevention pro...

Dr. Michael D McMunn, FNP CCHP-Advanced Standard of Care Determination

Monroe, Georgia
Correctional Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner - Correctional Healthcare, ACA Standards, Affidavit of Merit, Affidavit of Meritorious Defense, Deliberate Indifference, Depositions - Live and Remote Video, Federal Rule 26 Expert Report, Medical Negligence, NCCHC Standards, Standard of Care, Testimony at Panel Hearing, Wrongful Death, NP, RN, LPN
Providing professional services in correctional healthcare legal proceedings. Specializing in nurse and nurse practitioner standard of care determination. Experience testifying: NP, CNS, PA, RN, LPN, CNA, MA and EMT practice. 90+ Recent Plaintiff and Defendant cases regarding: ACA Standards Affidavit of Merit (20+) Affidavit of Meritorious Defense Deliberate Indifference Depositions- Live & Remote (15+) Federal Rule 26 Report - Multiple States (50+) Medical Negligence NCCHC Standards Panel Hearing Testimony Preliminary Report Preliminary Opinion Pre-Settlement Review Pre-Suit Affidavit Regulatory Scope of Service Standard of Care Wrongful Death Death- Cancer, Cervical Injury- Cancer, Skin Death- Cancer, Skin Death- Cardiac Injury- Compartment Syndrome Death- Dehydration Injury- Diabetes Injury- Gastrointestinal Death- Gastrointestinal, Ileus Death- Gastrointestinal, Thrombosis Death- Gastrointestinal, Effusion Death- Hepatic Injury- Hepatitis C Injury- Hernia Death- Homicide...

Thomas D. Fowlkes, MD

Oxford, Mississippi
Correctional Healthcare, Addiction Medicine - Deliberate Indifference, Prison Standard of Care, prisons, jails, correctional medical director, access to care in prison, urgent care, detox, substance abuse, drug testing, alcohol testing, residential substance abuse facility, outpatient substance abuse facility, supervision of nurse practitioners
Highly experienced correctional physician who currently serves as the Medical Director for a 140 bed facility. Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Certified Medical Review Officer for Drug/Alcohol Testing (MROCC). Owner and operator of a primary and urgent care clinic. Former co-owner and Medical Director of a 76 bed CARF accredited residential and outpatient detox and substance abuse treatment facility. Experienced Expert Witness.

Kimberly M. Pearson, MHA, MBA, RN, CCHP

Spring Creek, Nevada
Correctional Healthcare, Nursing Administration - Jails, Prisons, Medical Record Review, Medical Malpractice, Deliberate Indifference, Standard of Care, Policy and Procedure, Mental Health, Suicide, Wrongful Death, Alcohol Withdrawal, Drug Withdrawal
Ms. Pearson is a consultant in correctional healthcare with over 36years experience in the healthcare industry, including correctional healthcare (both medical and mental health), clinical nursing, management, and administration.