Ems Expert Witnesses

Ems 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 ems. The ems expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Aquatics Safety, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Preparedness, Fire, General Surgery, Manufacturing, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Physician Assistant, Procurement/Purchasing, Transportation, Trauma Surgery, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Kevin R. Brown, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM Brown Consulting

Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician and Director. Twelve years of paramedic field experience: EMS QA, prehospital care, protocol development, & telemetry experience. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty Assitant medical director of paramedic Education Co-authored three electrocardiogram texts, interests: MI care, resuscitation, airway management and wound care, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care.

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Bill McDonald, Ph.D., SME, NR-Paramedic, FACPE, FAcEM, NCEE, RF, CIC, CEM McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC

Emergency Medical Services, Security - Ambulance, Paramedic EMT, Advanced Airway Management (Intubation), stretcher falls, American Heart Association, EMS Emergency Communications and System Design, Emergency Management, Positional Asphyxia, Death in custody,Standard of Care, Police, Police administration
McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC., provides expert witness consulting related to Emergency Medical Services & other areas of public safety such as law enforcement, security, fire protection, emergency management & safety. Dr. McDonald, the Executive Director & Principal Consultant, is a paramedic certified by the National Registry of EMTs, along with the States of New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania. Dr. McDonald is also a trained armed executive protection specialist & has consultants who are retired "Brass" from the NYPD and FDNY. Dr. McDonald has been in public safety for over 25 years & has held positions in various EMS agencies including private, municipal, & not for profit organizations. Dr. McDonald has held positions in all areas of EMS including operations, management, education, QA/QI, & performance improvement. Dr. McDonald has held leadership roles for a large hospital system in New York City where he had responsibilities in the EMS, Public Safety, & Emergency...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

John B Everlove, Paramedic/B.A. Acclaim Consulting & Educational Services

Thousand Oaks, California
Emergency Medical Services, Transportation - Emergency Medical Services, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Patient Drop, Ambulance Crash, Patient Transportation, Wheelchair Securement, Wheelchair, CPR/AED, Cardiac Arrest, Intubation, Wrongful death, Personal injury, Medical malpractice
As an Expert Witness and Consultant, Mr. Everlove has participated in the evaluation of numerous cases throughout the United States, related to Emergency Medical Services standard of care, patient care, clinical management, treatment, transport, and medical/legal issues. Mr. Everlove is a licensed Paramedic with national credentials and has been actively serving in the State of California since 1992. Mr. Everlove has been featured on multiple episodes of the "Dr. Oz Show" for his expertise in Emergency Medical Services and Pre-hospital Emergency Care. Mr. Everlove has directed and coordinated Emergency Medical Services in partnership with local, state and federal agencies including the FBI, the United States Secret Service and the White House Medical Unit. As a Paramedic Supervisor and Clinical Manager for an EMS organization of 150 employees, Mr. Everlove conducted numerous investigations related to all aspects of EMT and Paramedic prehospital care from onset to root cause an...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Riverside, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He currently holds positions in the following hospital and County committees: Chest Pain Task Force, STEMI, Pre-hospi...

Jonathan D Apfelbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Erie, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
I am a full time practicing Emergency Medicine physician and EMS Medical Director who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and fellowship trained in emergency medical services (EMS) with over 20 years experience in emergency medicine as well as emergency medical services. My work experience ranges from Level 1 trauma centers, mid-sized community emergency department as well as rural, critical access facilities. Most of my clinical practice has been in a Level II trauma center. I have been the medical director for a long standing academic paramedic program for over 19 years, and work with numerous local and regional EMS agencies, Search and Rescue teams, as well as with several law enforcement agencies providing tactical EMS (TEMS) medical direction for their SWAT teams. I have served as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defendants.

Nicholas Pasteur, MD Pasteur Consulting

Evergreen, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS,Heart Attacks,Cholecystitis/Cholangitis,CVA,PE/DVT,Appendicitis,Ectopic Pregnancy,Pneumonia Trauma,Testicular/ovarian Torsion,Sepsis,Aortic Dissection,SBO,Fractures,Shock,Cardiac Arrest,Overdose,Anaphylaxis,GI Bleeding,Spinal Epidural Abscess,Congestive Heart Failure,Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.

Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH Surf Emergency Resources, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Drowning, Submersion, Lifeguarding, EMS, Wilderness Medicine, Water Safety, drowning resuscitation
I am an academic emergency physician in Florida with a focus in pre-hospital medicine. My primary areas of research and teaching are drowning resuscitation, drowning physiology, and water safety. I have an extensive background in open water lifesaving and teach nationally and internationally on drowning prevention, drowning resuscitation, and lifeguarding; additionally I have been involved in numerous national and international guideline publications. I have published numerous papers and book chapters on these topics and collaborate with an international network of drowning researchers. Within the hospital, my interests are critical care and trauma. I have been providing expert witness services specific to drowning physiology, resuscitation, and water safety since 2018.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P

Champaign, Illinois
Emergency Medical Services, Fire - paramedic, emt, ambulance, fire chief, firefighter, EMS, stretcher, 911, wheelchair van, firefighting, firefighter
Gary Ludwig is recognized as a respected national fire and EMS author, leader, public speaker, and expert who has managed two award-winning metropolitan EMS systems (Memphis and St. Louis) and has pioneered many concepts that are now standard practice in fire and EMS systems today. Chief Ludwig has over 43 years of fire, rescue, and EMS experience - and over 40 years experience as a paramedic. He currently serves as the fire chief of Champaign, Illinois, and was President and Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Fire Chiefs during the 2019-20 term. Chief Ludwig has responded to over 30,000 fire, rescue, and EMS incidents during his 43-year career and has performed at various levels including patient care as a paramedic, firefighting, the incident commander at countless emergency scenes and planned events. Some planned events that he has commanded include two United States Presidential debates, numerous Presidential visits and motorcades, the Papal Visit of ...

Jeffrey VanBendegom, MD, FACEP

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - My focus within Emergency Medicine is cardiology care in the ER. I have 10 years experience performing case analysis and quality assurance for STEMI (Heart attack care) in my hospital system, as well as cardiac care peer review. I am also involved in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as EMS director.
I am a practicing full-time Emergency Medicine physician. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine with Fellowship status in the American College of Emergency Medicine. I am also an EMS director, part owner in a private practice, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. I have 10+ years experience in case analysis in multi-disciplinary case review (peer review) in my hospital system. I have also served as victim witness and expert witness in assault cases.

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Michael Boczar, D.O. FACEP University of Michigan

Clarkston, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Credentialing, Quality, Patient Safety, Strangulation including Erotic Asphyxiation, EMS, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, MCOLES Training (Michigan Coalition of Law Enforcement Standards)
Dr. Boczar is a board certified (ABEM) Emergency Physician with over 28 years of post-graduate clinical experience working in a Level I Trauma Center. Currently he is Credentialing Chair and has served as Quality Chair of Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. His role as Physician Advisor for Utilization Review requires the review of 1000+ cases/year. He is also involved in his hospital's Medical Legal Review Committee. In addition, Dr. Boczar has served as an Oral Board Examiner (ABEM) for several years. Dr. Boczar has previous expert witness/medical legal case review experience and has completed MCOLES training. He has served as an expert witness in numerous strangulation/erotic asphyxiation cases. Publications include book chapters as well as numerous journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Boczar has served as a Medical Director for a community hospital Emergency Department.

Kevin R. Brown, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM Brown Consulting

Armonk, New York
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician and Director. Twelve years of paramedic field experience: EMS QA, prehospital care, protocol development, & telemetry experience. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty Assitant medical director of paramedic Education Co-authored three electrocardiogram texts, interests: MI care, resuscitation, airway management and wound care, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care.

Vijay Prasad, MD, MPH

Brooklyn, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - pediatric transport, pediatrics, ambulance, air ambulance, helicopter ambulance, prehospital care, paramedics, EMS, CPR, PALS, NRP, Airway Management, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Head Trauma, Motor Vehicle Trauma, Respiratory Failure, Sedation Failure, Seizures, Sepsis, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
Dr. Vijay Prasad is a Board Certified Pediatrician with Special Qualification in Pediatric Emergency Transport. He served as an attending physician on the Alan Purwin Emergency Transport Team at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for five years, where he specialized in the medical care of critically ill and injured neonatal and pediatric patients to higher levels of care via fixed wing, rotor wing and ground ambulance transport. This unique position gave him experience with specialized transport medical equipment and protocols designed specifically for transport. He has previously authored review articles on Pediatric Transport practices geared towards educating Emergency Medicine physicians and has significant case review experience as a lead in Morbidity and Mortality conferences. He is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Currently, he practices as a pediatrician in New York City, and holds an ...

Paul A. Werfel, MS, NRP, CIC The Werfel Group, LLC

Mt Sinai, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, ambulance, prehospital care, resuscitation, Critical care transport, myocardial infarction, airway management, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, protocols, intubation, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
A prolific international speaker and author of over 50 articles, magazine columns, and book sections, Paul brings over four decades of EMS experience to the table. In addition to fourteen years as an NYC Paramedic, Professor Werfel has served as The Program Coordinator for Advanced Cardiac, Trauma, and Pediatric life support at the Emergency Care Institute at Bellevue Hospital-NYU Medical Center in New York City, and as Emergency Care Programs Coordinator at Jamaica Hospital, Queens N.Y. In addition to being the Director of the Stony Brook University EMT and Paramedic Program, He also serves as Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Science. As a recipient of the 1998 Faculty Achievement Award, Professor Werfel is also a member of the review boards for Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, and Pre-Hospital Immediate Care Magazines. He was an expert writer for the National Standard EMT-Intermediate/Paramedic Curriculum revision project, an...

Donald Locasto, MD

Loveland, Ohio
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMT, EMTP, Paramedic, Ambulance, Emergency Transportation, Emergency Department, EMS Medical Direction, EMS Education, EMS Quality Improvement, AEMT, Emergency Medical Training, EMS Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, EMS, Emergency Medical Services, EMS Performance, Mobile Intensive Care
Former EMT and paramedic (1983-1996), now a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine (sine 2002) and Emergency Medical Services (since 2013). Have provided EMS Medical Direction for over 21 EMS, Fire and Police Departments including a major US city (for 17 years). Developed and presided as Director for an academic Division of EMS for 17 years. Can provide a broad view of expertise including EMS Quality performance, medical operations and Emergency Department care. Have represented both plaintiffs and defendants on the state and federal level. Multiple EMS related cases completed. I also offer services as a resource for the lawyer in the pre-deposition phase of a case. Still actively practicing.

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

William C. Gerard, MD CPE MMM FACEP Nonstop Consulting, LLC

Chapin, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ambulance, EMS, helicopter EMS, tactical EMS, airway management, clinical documentation / electronic health record, patient transfers, EMTALA.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

John A. DeArmond, MPA (Honors), NRP, CCEMT-P, LP Brook Hollow Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness - Paramedic, EMT, Ambulance, Prehospital, EMS, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Prehospital Care,
I have been a Nationally Certified Paramedic since 1990 and have been involved with the public safety profession since 1987. I have worked as a clinician, an educator and a manager in both the United States and internationally. I have managed and coordinated medical and safety education programs for both private and governmental organizations. I have a Master of Public Administration in Emergency and Disaster Management from Metropolitan College of New York. Additionally, I am a graduate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Basic Emergency Management Academy, the Advance and Professional Development programs, the Continuity of Operations (COOP) Level 1, the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), Incident Command System (ICS) instructor program. Additionally, I am a certified instructor with the State of California Fire Marshal (CSFM) 1A-1C and a Level 2 National EMS Instructor with the National Association of Emergency Medical Educators (NAEMSE)....

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Robert G Freid Contract Manufacturing Consultants, Inc.

Bothell, Washington
Manufacturing, Procurement/Purchasing - electronics, SMT, PCBA, circuit boards, contracts, agreements, EMS, contract manufacturing, NPI, quality defects, China, Southeast Asia, Mexico, IRS, transfer pricing, cost models, production, supply chain, unit demand forecast accuracy, medical devices, outsource, pricing, on-shoring, off-shoring
Mr. Freid is a manufacturing expert for the outsource of printed circuit board assemblies, mechanical modules and complete finished products. Since founding CMC in 1999, he has helped many leading OEMs create successful manufacturing outsource strategies, recommend most suitable and lowest risk suppliers, negotiate best pricing and contract terms, and plan for ramp-up transition. This work often includes assessment of client's unit volumes and mix, forecast accuracy, short/long term service requirements. Comprehensive due-diligence includes setting supplier selection process and criteria, identification of potential global contractor sites, on-site audits of supplier PCBA/SMT and finished product build assembly, test and burn-in/configuration processes, quality performance audits, materials and vendor control plus other important considerations. Besides outsource strategy, other key service areas include in-house vs. outsourcing analysis (make vs. buy) and contract manufacturer ...

Jeffrey VanBendegom, MD, FACEP

Middleton, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - My focus within Emergency Medicine is cardiology care in the ER. I have 10 years experience performing case analysis and quality assurance for STEMI (Heart attack care) in my hospital system, as well as cardiac care peer review. I am also involved in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as EMS director.
I am a practicing full-time Emergency Medicine physician. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine with Fellowship status in the American College of Emergency Medicine. I am also an EMS director, part owner in a private practice, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. I have 10+ years experience in case analysis in multi-disciplinary case review (peer review) in my hospital system. I have also served as victim witness and expert witness in assault cases.