Dialysis Expert Witnesses

Dialysis 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 dialysis. The dialysis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Diabetes, Internal Medicine, Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Life Care Planning, Medical Billing, Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Radiology, and Vascular Surgery.

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

Robert Wagmeister, MD

Santa Monica, California
Vascular Surgery - Board Certified. Major societies. Reviews, depositions, court. Aneurysms, carotid, bypasses, dialysis, amputations, pulmonary embolus, phlebitis, anterior spine access.

Ronald Goldin, MD

Jupiter, Florida
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Hemodialysis, dialysis, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, hyponatremia, electrolyte disorders, acute renal failure, metabolic acidosis, glomerulonephritis
Internal Medicine Residency- Emory University; Nephrology Fellowship - University of Florida; Chairman of Medical Subspecialties at local medical center since 2012. Legal experience includes participation in cases for both plaintiff and defense, representing a large dialysis corporation, and civil litigation.

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...

Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN Kidney Expert, LLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Nephrology, Diabetes - Acute Renal Failure, End-stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hyponatremia, Diabetes Mellitus, Dialysis
Harvard-trained in Nephrology, academic nephrologist, experienced expert witness. Full-time Harvard faculty, board-certified in Nephrology Dr. Mark E. Williams is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified (Internal Medicine, Nephrology) full-time practicing academic nephrologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is Director of Dialysis at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Senior Staff Physician at the Joslin Diabetes Center, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Williams is a Nationally- and Internationally-recognized leader in the field of chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, diabetes complication, and all forms of renal replacement therapy, including acute and chronic dialysis and therapeutic plasma exchange. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, where he has served on numerous committees and given invited lectures, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has served on Editorial Boards of the leading...

Connie J. Wang, MD

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidney failure, dialysis, kidney transplantation, chronic kidney diseases.
Has practiced medicine in many states and institutions and provided care to a variety of patient populations. Has broad and in-depth practice experience plus knowledge in general internal medicine and nephrology (kidney failure, dialysis and transplantation). Has participated many chart reviews and case analysis for hospitals as committee member. Excellent track records in teaching and publishing scholarly articles would help providing logical and organized expert opinions in medical legal cases.

Louis Rich feldenberg, MD St. Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri
Pediatric Nephrology - Acute Kidney Injury, Dialysis, Kidney transplant, Nephrotic Syndrome, Glomerulonephritis, Transplant Nephrologist
I am an academic Pediatric Nephrologist and Pediatric Transplant Nephrologist. I completed an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois, and my pediatric nephrology fellowship at Yale University in 2000, and am double board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at St. Louis University, where I manage children with complex kidney issues, teach medical students and residents, conduct research, and am on the hospital ethics committee. My research interest is in the genetics of Congenital kidney disease. My clinical expertise includes Congenital kidney diseases, Transplant Nephrology, Dialysis, Acute Kidney Injury, Fluid and electrolyte abnormalities, Glomerulonephritis, and Nephrotic syndrome. Please contact me by email: [email protected]

Ira Meisels, MD

New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, Home Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Renal Failure, Electrolyte Disturbances, Hyperkalemia, Hyponatremia, Hypercalcemia, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome
Chief, Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai Morningside and West. Medical Director, Dialysis, Upper Manhattan Dialysis Center. Yale and Harvard trained. Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Meisels is a nationally recognized expert in Nephrology and Dialysis. He is an active clinician and has been a speaker and moderator at numerous national meetings as well as an author of multiple publications in the field of kidney disease. He is an articulate speaker and is recognized for his clarity of thought and speech.

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN kidney.nyc

New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidneys, dialysis, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, pyelonephritis, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, kidney failure, acute kidney injury, end stage renal disease, hypotension, hemodialysis, electrolyte disorders, chronic kidney disease, lithium, life expectancy
Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a Columbia-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing nephrologist and primary care physician in New York City. With over 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Schwimmer is on the medical staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Schwimmer is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has reviewed and testified in cases involving acute kidney injury and kidney failure, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, rhabdomyolysis, electrolyte disorders, hypertension, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, life expectancy, end-stage renal disease, dialysis, and many other medical conditions. An award-winning physician-teacher of medical students and doctors, Dr. Schwimmer trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Schwimmer has publish...

Darren R. Hurst, M. D. Tristate Medical Legal Consulting

Cincinnati, Ohio
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Radiology - IVC Filter Product Liability, Endovascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Interventional pain management, CT, biopsy, ESI, RFA, angioplasty, stents, vascular access, embolization, CTA, varicose veins, EVLT, sclerotherapy, thrombolysis, TIPS, Sclerotherapy, Dialysis.
Extensive IVC Filter Case expertise and experience with review of over 200 IVC filter product liability cases (Bard, Cordis, Argon, Cook) including over 40 depositions, trial testimony, and MDL cases. Fellowship-trained, vascular and interventional radiologist with over 20 years of experience. University of Michigan diagnostic radiology residency and VIR fellowship. High volume, tertiary care, private practice with significant experience with vascular and endovascular procedures including IVC filters, venous angioplasty and stenting, arterial angioplasty and stenting, thrombolysis/TPA, embolization, and atherectomy. Expertise in all venous access, dialysis access, and image guided biopsy/drainage procedures. Expertise in vein center procedures including EVLT, ambulatory phlebectomy, and sclerotherapy. Wound Care Certified. Expertise in interventional pain practice and in all minimally invasive pain procedures such as ESI, nerve blocks, SI joint injection, Facet injection, RF...

James R Quinn, RN, BSN, LCP-C, CLCP, CPB J. Quinn Consulting, LLC.

Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Traumatic Brain injuries, Surgical revisions, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Amputations, Burns, Electrocution, End stage renal failure, Dialysis, Spinal cord injuries, End of Life Care/Hospice, Bill Reviews, NJ PIP Law, New Jersey Haynes Decision.
Jim Quinn is a registered nurse and certified life care planner who has been elected to and currently serves on the executive board of The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners as the Treasurer. He is an experienced life care planner, having developed over 500 reports including life care plans, cost projections, rebuttals, and bill reviews. His life care planning background has had particular focus on accepted costing and coding methodologies. He has received coding training through the American Academy of Professional Coders, and he has demonstrated his expertise in the field of medical billing and coding by having successfully passed the Certified Professional Biller examination through the AAPC. His bill review practice has had significant focus in New Jersey matters, including pre and post Haines decision, as well as NJ PIP Law. Jim has extensive clinical experience having cared for patients in various life stages from infant to geriatric, and from the emergency room...

Maseer A Bade, MD, FACS, RPVI Vascular Surgery Expert Witnesses, LLC

Reston, Virginia
Vascular Surgery - Vascular, Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, EVAR, Thoracic Aneurysm, TEVAR, PVD, PAD, Bypass, Angioplasty, Stent, Atherectomy, TCAR, Thrombolysis,Thrombectomy, Dialysis, AV Fistula, AV Graft, Carotid, Carotid Endarterectomy, Carotid Stent, Venous Insufficiency, Varicose Veins, DVT, RFA

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...