Delirium Expert Witnesses

Delirium 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 delirium. The delirium expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Nursing Administration, Nursing Homes, and Psychiatry.

Andrew Ng, MD Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Pedram Taher, MD Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, Dementia, Delirium, Primary Care, Stroke, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure, Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management
I am a full time Hospitalist at a large metropolitan hospital in Atlanta Georgia for the last 23 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Phillip D Magidson, MD, MPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Older adults, Falls, Delirium, Trauma, Infections, Capacity, Sepsis, Dementia, Pain management, End of life care, Wound Care, Syncope, Functional decline, Pneumonia, Atrial fibrillation, Weakness, Urinary tract infection, Polypharmacy
I am a triple boarded emergency medicine physician, internist and geriatrician with extensive expertise in providing patient care at the bedside as well as administrative, educational, research and leadership experience in the academic emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine fields. I serve as an associate clinical director and director of geriatric emergency medicine of a busy, urban, Department of Emergency Medicine and am a member of the internal peer review committee. In these roles, I have had the opportunity to lead numerous clinical case reviews with an eye toward safety and quality improvement. With dual academic appointments as Assistant Professor of both Emergency Medicine and Medicine, I participate in the education of a wide variety of health sciences trainees including medical students, resident physicians and fellows. As such, I have lectured locally, regional and nationally on matters in general emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine with...

William R. Phillips, Jr, MD Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Encephalopathy, Delirium
Board-certified attending physician in active clinical practice in Hospital Medicine Harvard Medical School teaching faculty Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care with other specialties Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings, including international teaching experience

Sheila Trugman, MD Tree of Life Healthcare Associates

Worcester, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Pain Control at end-of-life, Assisted Livings, Long-term Care, Wound Care, Dementia, Hospice & Palliative Care, Advanced Directives, Delirium, End of Life Care, adult family medicine
Board certified in Family Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Care

Angela Baumeister

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Wound Care, , Diabetes Care, Home Healthcare, Primary Care, elder care, Midlevel Provider, Advance Practice Provider, case review, pressure injuries, falls, bed sores, dementia, UTI, delirium, assisted living, foot ulcers, polypharmacy, standards of care, non-healing
I have worked as a Physician Associate for 15 years, specializing in Family Medicine and Geriatrics in outpatient, home health, and long term care settings. I was an Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of St. Francis and was a member of the adjunct faculty as an advisor for capstone research projects. I’ve served as a board member of the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants as well as a member of the NMAPA annual conference planning committee.

Gaby Razzouk, MD Rochester Regional Health

Victor, New York
Hospitalist - Adult hospital Medicine, hospital acquired conditions, medication errors, pressure ulcers, post-ICU care, chronic respiratory failure, tracheostomy, prolonged mechanical ventilation, falls, delirium.
As a board certified hospitalist with a decade of work experience, I possess a diverse skill set that enables me to excel in patient care and clinical management. In addition to my clinical responsibilities, I have a passion for teaching and have actively participated in remediation of learner, and guiding their professional growth. Over the years, I have developed a nuanced understanding of hospital acquired conditions and effective strategies to minimize their occurrences, ensuring patient safety and promoting optimal outcomes. Furthermore, I have acquired proficiency in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), utilizing this valuable tool to aid in diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 18 years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

Thomas A Rafalski, MD Samaritan Health Services

Yachats, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Inpatient medicine, differential diagnosis, COPD, sepsis, COVID, renal failure, pneumonia, cellulitis, CHF, chest pain, respiratory failure, delirium, coma, stroke, renal failure, hemorrhage, anemia, ICU, thromboembolism, shock, overdose, fever, cirrhosis, pain, infection, seizure, liver failure
I have been in practice as a board certified internist in Western Oregon for 35 years. After 15 years of combined primary care, HIV/AIDS, and hospital medicine, I then founded and directed the first hospitalist program at Samaritan Albany (OR) General Hospital in 2003. Since then I have been a full-time hospitalist, including critical care medicine, for over 20 years. I am currently practicing full-time at the critical access hospital in Newport, on the Oregon coast. There we manage a wide array of diagnoses, often in a resource limited setting--especially during the challenges and limited patient transfer availability during COVID. I have been active in hospital committee work, including peer review, throughout my career. I have provided expert witness and review services for over 10 years for several legal groups in Oregon and Washington. I have experience in deposition testimony and report writing. I am skilled and experienced at making sense of complex medical cases.

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics - Nursing home, Falls, Fractures, Pressure Ulcers, Wounds, Dehydration, Volume Depletion, Delirium, Fecal impaction, Failure to thrive
I am a board certified geriatrician with 25 years of nursing home and clinical experience. I am comfortable with falls and fractures, sudden death, pressure ulcers, wound care, dehydration, delirium, and antipsychotic use. I am Medical Director of a Long term Care Facility. I am a course director for Pittsburgh’s largest annual medical conference, where we educate over 300 physicians and/or APP’s. I teach medical students, residents and fellows daily, and have the privilege of being on Pittsburgh’s Top Doc list in Geriatrics.

Dale E. Panzer, MD

West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
Dr. Panzer is among a select group of experienced forensic physicians dual Board-Certified physicians in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine. He has served as a forensic evaluator and testifying expert witness for the past 13 years simultaneous with clinical practice as a treating psychiatrist at a highly regarded regional rehabilitation hospital. Patients suffer from brain injuries, TBI, dementias, stroke, spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). Dr. Panzer's testimony experience includes TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, PTSD, spinal cord injury, malingering, cognitive capacity, testamentary capacity and undue influence. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Drexel University School of Medicine, has taught residents and...

Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Professor with active practice at the University of Pennsylvania - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Certificate in Patient Safety, Quality and Informatics Leadership from Harvard Medical School - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top c...

Dodi Thompson, RN

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - administrator, skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, infection, dementia, delirium, ER
Experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.