Drugs Expert Witnesses

Drugs 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 drugs. The drugs expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anatomic Pathology, Environmental, Family Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Otoneurology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist, Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Psychiatry.

Paul Damian, PhD, MPH, DABT, ERT Board Certified Toxicologist/European Registered Toxicologist - Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC

Sacramento, California
Toxicology, Environmental - Evaluation of chemical risks to public health and the environment; toxicology; adverse effects of chemicals, drugs, and nutritional supplements. Proposition 65 compliance, indoor air and vapor intrusion, chemical contamination of food and dietary supplements, drug-induced liver toxicity.
Dr. Damian is the Founder and Principal of Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC (DAT). He is a Board Certified Toxicologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology or DABT) and European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He has a PhD in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of California-Davis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health (Environmental Chemistry) from the University of Michigan and 35 years of experience in the quantitative evaluation of health risks related to all types of chemicals and exposure circumstances. DAT provides expert-level health risk assessment services related to chemically contaminated property, chemical exposures in the workplace, and chemical exposures from consumer products. Specialty areas include mine and smelter site health and ecological risk assessments, vapor intrusion and indoor air risk assessments related to solvent release, hazardous waste site risk assessments, workers' compensation cases, drug-induced liver toxicity...

Mario F. San Bartolome, MD, MBA, MRO, FASAM Arete Health

Roseville, California
Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine - Opioids, opiate, methamphetamine, overdose, alcohol, hallucinogens, cocaine, cannabis, club, drugs, illicit, drug rehabilitation, utilization management, drug policy, alcohol and drug treatment, drug intoxication, drug withdrawal, detoxification, drug testing appropriateness, pain
Dr. San Bartolome is board certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He has extensive experience as a medical director at all levels of care in addiction treatment including detoxification. As a medical director, Dr. San Bartolome has been involved in policy making, setting protocols, utilization management and direct patient care in addiction medicine. Due to the nature of addiction, Dr. San Bartolome is experienced in pain management, mental health and use of psychotropic medications, and in other co-morbidities involving addiction. Dr. San Bartolome is a national expert, serving on committees for the American Society of Addiction Medicine and on the board of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. His experience in addiction medicine spans settings like hospitals, psychiatric units, emergency departments, outpatient clinics and as an administrative medical director of substance use disorders for a large health plan. In all of these settings and at various medical...

Gregory T. Whitman, M.D.

Huntington Beach, California
Neurology, Otoneurology - Neurology, Otoneurology, causation, diagnosis, complex cases, dizziness, vertigo, nystagmus, vestibular disorders and tests, autonomic disorders and tests, falls, TBI, cognitive impairment, medical costs, drugs, side effects.
Gregory T. Whitman MD is a UCLA-trained board-certified neurologist (certified by the ABPN in 2000, 2010, 2020), author, speaker and former faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Whitman is an expert in almost all areas of Neurology, including causation, Otoneurology, dizziness, vertigo, gait and balance, falls, inner ear and vestibular disorders and tests including VNG, autonomic disorders including orthostatic intolerance, syncope, loss of consciousness, neurological drugs and their side effects, head trauma, concussion, traumatic brain injury, memory loss and other forms of cognitive impairment. Previous Neurology Residency Program Director, Neurology Clerkship Director. Contributor to multiple medical books. Co-author of "Dizziness Why You Feel Dizzy and What Will Help You Feel Better" (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press). Experienced public speaker. Experience teaching Neurology to trainees at major hospitals, including Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Boston, Massach...

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

District Of Columbia
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Jay L. Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT ClinTox Consultants, Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Toxicology, Poison, Poisons, Poisoning, Overdose, Toxicity, Drugs, Chemical, Toxicity, Pesticide
Board Certified Clinical Toxicologist who regularly consults on emergency and continuing care for toxic exposures, accidental and intentional drug overdose, chemical/pesticide toxicity, heavy metals, snake/spider bites, marine and insect stings, food poisoning, etc.

Jerome Siegel, MD, MPH

Naples, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - workplace exposures and injuries, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, environmental, allergy, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, chemicals, drugs, multiple chemical sensitivity, pain management, traumatic brain injury, catastrophic cases, physical impairment, long term disability, FMLA, fitness for duty
Board Certified - Occupational Medicine / Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine. Over 30 years of clinical and administrative experience and providing expert opinion in occupational medicine, internal medicine, rehabilitation, quality assurance, utilization review, medical policy, level of care, standards of care, causation, physical impairment, social security, and disability. Expertise in workplace exposures/injuries, musculoskeletal rehab problems, environmental, allergies, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, pain management, traumatic brain injury, and catastrophic cases. Expert review, opinion, and testimony provided on behalf of individuals, employers, insurance carriers, defense and plaintiff attorneys, local, state, federal authorities, schools, and universities.

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

Michigan
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

Ohio
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Shannon C. Miller, MD, DFASAM, DFAPA, NCTTP Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry - Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Nicotine, Substance Use Disorder, Drug Testing, Detoxification, Intoxication, Drug Withdrawal, Addiction, Drug Abuse, Overdose
“FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. Updated CV available at www.forensicaddictions.com. Consultation on issues relating to alcohol/drug use, addiction, gambling, etc. Active clinical practice for over 2 decades in Addiction Medicine, broadly experienced. Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, as well as Psychiatry. Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Psychiatric Association. Editor for major national Addiction Medicine textbook and medical journal. Roughly 60 scholarly medical publications. Co-Chair for major national Addiction Medicine medical conferences. Awards for clinical practice, teaching, research, military service. Opinions sought by Dateline NBC News, Pravda, U.S. News & World Report, etc. 20 years of service as a United States Air Force Officer; earned the Meritorious Service Medal twice, deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Certified in Buprenorphine treatment, and tobacco treatment. Previously deemed by the courts as an e...

William Simonson, PharmD, FASCP Independent Consultant Pharmacist

Corvallis, Oregon
Pharmacist, Geriatrics - Consultant Pharmacist, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adverse Drug Reaction, Drug Interaction, pharmacist, Medications, Drugs, Medication-related problem, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Regimen Review, geriatric pharmacist, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, side effects, geriatrics, medication errors
Dr. Simonson is an independent consultant clinical pharmacist. He has a part-time faculty position with Oregon State University and is active in lecturing, research and pharmacy practice. Simonson is a national thought leader on pharmacy and medication-related issues and is a Past President of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists as well as former chair of the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy. He provides expert witness services on medication-related matters in adults with a special focus on older adults. While he is not a full-time expert witness he has provided expert consultation on a wide variety of medication-related matters including: dispensing and prescribing errors, adverse drug side-effects and drug interactions, allergies to medications, medication-related fatal events, standards of pharmacy practice, standards of medication use in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and other issues. The cases he has worked on are equally divided bet...

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT Acri Muller Consulting, LLC

Aston, Pennsylvania
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - opioids, carbon monoxide, marijuana, impairment, DUI, drugs, medication errors, overdose, postmortem toxicology, toxicity, medications, drug testing
Board-certified toxicologist. Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Registered pharmacist. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. Two decades as a clinical toxicologist and managing director at the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Expert witness experience has involved cases related to alcohol, drugs of abuse (ie, opioids, marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, cocaine), carbon monoxide, medication errors, and postmortem toxicology. Extensive teaching experience at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Jennifer E Souders, MD Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...