Diverticulitis Expert Witnesses

Diverticulitis 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 diverticulitis. The diverticulitis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hepatology, Trauma Surgery, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Heath Beckham, MD Alabama Colon and Rectal Institute

Birmingham, Alabama
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Laparoscopic surgery, Robotic colon surgery
I am board certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 10 years experience in private practice since 2009 in Birmingham, AL. I am involved in teaching general surgery residents from the local hospital system and involved in various hospital committees. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery with extensive experience in anorectal surgery, colonoscopy, and robotic and laparoscopic colon surgery.

Kathryn Maxwell, M.D.

San Diego, California
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent Care, Back Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT/PE, Pneumonia, COVID, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, GI Bleed, Kidney Infection, Fractures, Abscess, Cellulitis, Animal Bites, Opioid Prescribing, Medication Interactions, NP and PA Supervision, Telemedicine
As an award-winning Urgent Care Medicine and Family Medicine clinician, Dr. Maxwell has been practicing for 20 years, primarily in community medicine. She treats patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and educates patients to pursue and obtain their best health. She is well-versed in recognizing appropriate level of care, patient presentations that require a higher level of care, and potential missed diagnoses. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Board Certified, Family Medicine. Call Dr. Maxwell at 858 395 9854 to discuss your case.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Supervision, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, Sepsis, Trauma, Rural/Critical Access Hospital, Veterans Healthcare, Covid, Capacity, transfer, Cauda Equina
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. She is an expert in advanced practice provider supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician's Assistant Program. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on inter-professional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consul...

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 25 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

Eric Lederman, MD, FASCRS

Tyringham, Massachusetts
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, colectomy, minimally invasive, laparoscopic, robotic, anastomotic leak, bowel obstruction, fistula, abscess, hemorrhoids, colitis, anal fissure, colostomy, ileostomy, small intestine, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, colonoscopy
Dr Lederman is Board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He was in private practice in St. Louis, MO from 1999-2021, where his practice was limited to colorectal surgery, with extensive experience in minimally invasive colorectal surgery (including robotics), colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as anorectal surgery (including TEM/TAMIS) and colonoscopy. Highly experienced reviewer, with approximately 90-100 cases reviewed since 2003; he has testified at trial and/or deposition 20+ times. Excellent communications skills. Licensed in MO, MA and NY. He retired from full time surgical practice in March, 2021 and is currently located in western Massachusetts, where he still practices part-time doing wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

william J harb, MD the colorectal center

Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Proctology, Hemorrhoids, Fecal Incontinence, Anal Fistula, Diverticulitis, Inherited Colon Cancer
I am a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in private practice since 2006. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery. I have extensive expertise in proctology and anorectal surgery, including hemorrhoidal disease, fecal incontinence, and have a busy colonoscopy practice. I have additional expertise in the field of inherited cancers, particularly inherited colon and rectal cancers. Genetic testing is an integral part of my practice and while that is mainly gastrointestinal cancers, I have experience with the genetics of many other inherited cancer syndromes, including breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer syndromes. I have spent many years on the board of a major non-profit organization dedicated to educating people on Lynch Syndrome and inherited cancer syndromes.

Joshua A. Katz, MD

Memphis, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Crohn‘s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Fecal Incontinence, Constipation, Anorectal Abscess, Anal Fistula, Anal Fissure, Hemorrhoids, Condyloma, Anal Dysplasia, Colostomy, Ileostomy, Preoperative Care, Postoperative Care
Dr Katz brings 9 years of surgical training and 20 years of surgical practice to the care of patients with colorectal diseases. He practices robotic, laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery, and anorectal surgery. He is Medical Director of the Wound Ostomy Clinic at St. Francis Hospital, where he cares for patients with ileostomy and colostomy issues. Dr. Katz seeks to care for each patient with the best possible treatment at the proper time. Dr Katz takes pride in using his significant public speaking experience to help people understand challenging medical concepts.

Scott Choi, MD Gastroenterology Associates, PC

Mclean, Virginia
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Crohn's disease and colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, Barrett's, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, ERCP, Endoscopy, colonoscopy, perforation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, PEG tubes, hepatitis, cirrhosis, food safety
Dr. Myung (Scott) Choi has been an expert witness for over the past decade, and is currently a partner of Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. in northern Virginia. He provides expert witness work for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He is board-certified in gastroenterology, and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Virginia. Since 2001, he has practiced gastroenterology and hepatology in both the academic and private practice environments. As an assisitant clinical professor at Metropolitan Hospital in New York city from 2005-2006, he was recognized by the medical students as the best physician-teacher. From 2014-2019, he served in many roles, including: CEO of Gastroenterology Associates, Director of Digestive Disease for Novant Health in northern Virginia, president of Advanced Digestive Care, and a speaker for Allergan and Abbvie. Over the course of his career, he has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Washingtonian Magazine, Consumer Checkbook and Northern ...

STEPHEN M. COHEN, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS VA MEDICAL CENTER

CHESTERFIELD, Virginia
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - COLON CANCER, COLONOSCOPY, DIVERTICULITIS, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, BLEEDING, FECAL INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, HEMORRHOIDS, NUTRITION, CHOLECYSTITIS, APPENDICITIS, LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, ASCITIS, ABSCESS, ANAL FISTULA, RECTAL, SURGERY, POLYPS, INFLAMMATION, ADHESIONS, CROHN'S
In his new position, Dr. Stephen Cohen is leading the way for improved surgical care for those who have served our great country. Dr. Cohen has joined the surgical team at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, Dr. Cohen will join the faculty as a full-time colon and rectal surgeon to help teach, train, and educate the young physicians who comprise the backbone of the VA organization. Dr. Stephen Cohen was the first Board certified colon and rectal surgeon for the southern crescent area in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of his patients traveled long distances to receive his high quality care, due to his unique ability to put patients and family at ease during difficult and often stressful times. Dr. Cohen is an innovator, pioneer, and pacesetter of emerging, developing, and innovative colorectal techniques. He is active in teaching, educating, and collaborating with physicians both domestically and internationally, in which his...