Endoscopy Expert Witnesses

Endoscopy 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 endoscopy. The endoscopy expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Nursing Administration, Nursing Homes, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Trauma Surgery, and Warnings & Labels.

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS Wiregrass Surgical

Dothan, Alabama
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years of private practice in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast experience in surgery and continual...

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

San Jose, California
Anesthesiology - gastrointestinal Anesthesiology, Trauma, Obstetrics and Gynecology, opioid management, benzodiazepine management, medication tapering, opioids, pain, acute pain, endoscopy, ERCP, operating room management, spine, back pain, cancer, airway management
Dr. Ahmed Zaafran is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. He recently held the post of assistant professor of anesthesiology (affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine. He reviews anesthesia-related cases for the California Medical Board and is immediate past director of QI/QA of anesthesiology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, where he oversaw the review of hundreds of anesthesia-related cases. He has extensive experience in expert witness testimony, including case file reviews and deposition. He is the former director of GI Endoscopic Anesthesia at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics. He has extensive academic and advocacy experience, including representation of the California Society of Anesthesiologists as an Alternate Delegate. He conducts regular live webinars on medical-related matters and has presented at world-renowned academic institutions nationally. ...

Joel Chodos, MD, JD Digestive Health Center

Newark, Delaware
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - Endoscopy, Swallowing difficulties, Colonoscopy, GI bleeding, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer, GI Cancer diagnosis, colon cancer, Barrett's esophagus, Constipation, Acid Reflux, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease, malabsorption, celiac disease.
Over 15 years of various medico-legal experience including trial experience while in full time active practice of medicine. Board certified in GI and Internal Medicine. Excellent communication skills including scientific/medical issues explained in layman's terms. Careful, Insightful, Deliberate, Articulate Analysis. Timely performance. Keen attention to detail. Have JD degree acquired via 4 years of distance learning. Passed California Bar 2015 on first attempt. Member California bar. Meticulous attention to detail. Medical school teaching experience and also have taught medicine and physiology at local university. Publish GI newsletter for physicians.

David S. Borislow, MD Center for Digestive Healthcare

Treasure Island, Florida
Gastroenterology - Endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, hepatitis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, food borne illness

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS Wiregrass Surgical

Florida
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years of private practice in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast experience in surgery and continual...

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, FASCRS Sasse Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Florida
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS Wiregrass Surgical

Georgia
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years of private practice in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast experience in surgery and continual...

S Shah Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Warnings & Labels

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.

Ilan Mizrahi, MD Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General anesthesia, Critical Care, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Perioperative medicine, Preoperative assessment, PACU, Post-operative complications, Airway Management, Critical Illness, Spinal Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Intensive Care, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist who works at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi earned his undergraduate degree in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and critical care fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was recruited to work as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide anesthesia for various surgeries, and critical care in the surgical ICU. Since 2019 he has been the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU, and has reviewed over a hundred patient mortalities and numerous morbidities/safety-events. His current anesthesia practice includes caring for complex patients in general surgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, endoscopy, and interventional radiology. H...

David Preiss, MD PhD

Newton, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Endoscopy, Procedural sedation, Physiology, Biomedical engineering, Airway management, Ambulatory anesthesia, Preoperative assessment, General anesthesia, Anesthesia information management systems (Epic)
I am a Harvard trained physician with a background in biomedical engineering. I completed a PhD focused on designing respiratory equipment based on innovative physiological principles. I have been awarded 7 patents and have published 20 papers in the field. I have also developed an expertise in medical IT and electronic medical information systems, including Epic. I have practiced in diverse clinical environments, including academic, private and community. My areas include general surgeries, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, ambulatory, plastics, gastrointestinal, endoscopy, interventional radiology and other procedural sedations.

Jason Reich, MD

Sharon, Massachusetts
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastrointestinal bleeding, acid reflux (GERD), colon cancer, pancreas, liver, hepatology, Barret's Esophagus, GERD, Cirrhosis, endoscopy, colonoscopy, diverticulitis, perforation, gastric ulcers
Dr. Reich is an academically trained gastroenterologist and has been an expert witness for the past few years. He currently practices gastroenterology with Southcoast Health in Southern Massachusetts. He providers expert witness work for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He is board certified in Gastroenterology, and Internal Medicine, and licensed to practice medicine in the states of Massachusetts, Florida and Indiana. He also serves as a gastroenterology consultant for Evens https://evens.com/ to help to roll out an online personalized acid reflux treatment platform. He has a particular interest in telemedicine and digital health and provides consults for 2nd.MD, as well as Sitka. Dr. Reich also has experience with medical chart review and has written numerous articles for medical news websites.

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, FASCRS Sasse Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Reno, Nevada
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

Harpreet Pall

Princeton, New Jersey
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Medical Management - Endoscopy, hepatology, nutrition, liver, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac, gastrointestinal, health systems, motility, milk protein allergy, pancreatitis, childhood digestive disease, abdominal pain, intestine, failure to thrive, gastritis, functional pain
Dr. Harpreet Pall is a board certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist. He is an award winning physician and is currently Associate Chair of Pediatrics, President-Elect of the Medical Staff, Associate Professor and Chief of Gastroenterology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Pall has formal management and leadership training including an MBA, year-long leadership fellowship, medical management coursework at Harvard, and most recently a Dean's internship at Drexel University College of Medicine. As a highly effective physician executive versed in medical management, his expertise is in clinical program development, medical education, and academic mentorship. Dr. Pall is a collaborative team leader who encourages creative problem-solving and practices meta-leadership. He has been nationally recognized for his scholarship in clinical efficiency, patient experience, and health disparities as related to the field o...

James E Martinez, MD Gastroenterology Specialists, PC

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Gastroenterology - Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Dilation, ERCP, Indications and Complications, GI Bleeding, Biliary Disease, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Disease
Expert testimony in both plaintiff and defense cases, including the US Attorney's Office. President New Mexico Medical Society 2014-2016. Board Certified. Assistant Clinical Professor, Endoscopy Unit Director, Medical Case Review Committee [email protected]

Teddi Swidinsky, MD, FACS

Las Vegas, New Mexico
General Surgery - Rural General Surgery, Endoscopy, central venous access, critical care
13 years of community general surgery practice in mostly rural settings. Experienced in trauma, endoscopy, and bread and butter procedures. Critical care experienced as well. Previous chief of surgery and chief of staff. Currently involved in hospice as a medical director.

David H Robbins, MD, MSc

NEW YORK, New York
Gastroenterology - Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Interventional endoscopy, Advanced endoscoy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic ultrasound, Cancer, Colon cancer, Colon polyps, Barrett's esophagus, Esophageal cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Pancreas, Pancreatic cyst, Rectal cancer, Neuroendocrine tumor, Diverticulitis, PEG
Dr. Robbins is the Associate Chief and Program Director in Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is board-certified in Gastroenterology and is an Associate Professor of Medicine. He is available for expert witness consultations and testimony to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. His areas of expertise include general gastroenterology, GI cancer treatment, pancreas cancer and interventional endoscopic techniques, and early GI cancer detection. Dr. Robbins spends the bulk of his professional time caring for his patients. He is consistently deemed a Top Doctor by the Castle Connolly Guide, attended Columbia College (BA), the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MD with honors) and Columbia University (MSc).

Ziad Gellad, MD, MPH Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina
Gastroenterology - Esophagus, Stomach, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Quality
I am a practicing gastroenterologist and associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. I received my medical degree at Johns Hopkins University and medical training at Duke. My practice is focused on diseases of the esophagus. I also have expertise in quality measurement, including extensive experience in colonoscopy quality. I spend 60% of my time practicing clinically at Duke Affiliated Hospitals as well as the VA Medical Center. The remaining 40% of my time is spent in a number of administrative roles at Duke including as Associate Vice Chair of Ambulatory in the Department of Medicine and as a Medical Director for one of our multispecialty clinics.

Daniel J. Lantos, MSN, RN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as patient falls, pressure ulcer prevention, physical restraints, infection prevention, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

David Neiblum, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Gastroenterology - Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, polyps, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, Barrett's, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, endoscopy, colonoscopy, perforation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, ulcers, bleeding, PEG tubes, hepatitis, cirrhosis, celiac, GERD, reflux, gastroenterology, ischemic bowel, mesenteric
Dr. Neiblum has been a practicing, board-certified gastroenterologist for 27 years, and is the senior partner of a large GI practice in a Philadelphia suburb. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American College of Physicians, and has personally performed over 25,000 endoscopic procedures, including diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and PEG feeding tube placements. He has been named a Top Doc in Main Line Today, and in Philadelphia Magazine for the last 9 years. He has reviewed several dozen legal cases for medical malpractice, both for the plaintiff and defense, and has performed GI-focused IME exams as well.

Alan R Smith, MD, RPH, FAAFP Delta Family Medicine--Revere Health

Delta, Utah
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetrics, Extended Care Center, Skilled Nursing Care, Hospice Care, Outpatient Care, Inpatient Care, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Emergency Department Care, Pediatrics, Tonsillectomy, Hernia Repair, Medical Licensing Board,
I feel a responsibility to hold my fellow physicians, as well as myself, to a high standard of care. I likewise feel a responsibility to stand and defend the truth when care of a physician is in question. I have over 20 years of Expert Witness experience with >100 cases reviewed, >25 depositions, and >10 Court/Arbitration Testimonies. I am Board Certified as a Family Medicine Physician (American Board of Family Medicine) plus Board Certified by the American Board of Physicians and Surgeons. I serve the State of Utah as a member of the Utah Physician Licensing Board (2018 - Currently), plus I am a Fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. I have a full-time, full-spectrum Family Medicine Practice, including Obstetrics, Surgical Obstetrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Care, Extended Nursing Care, Long Term Care, Endoscopy (Colonoscopy and EGD), minor surgery (Vasectomy) and major surgery (Hernia Repair, Endometrial Ablation, Tonsillectomy,...

Michael J. Barker, MD

Henrico, Virginia
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Weight Loss Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, Revision, Conversion, Endoscopy, Gastric Balloon, Morbid Obesity, Lap Band, Vitamin Deficiencies, Wernicke’s, Laparoscopy, Hernia, Gallbladder, Cholecystectomy, Foregut Surgery, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication, Reflux
Michael Barker, MD, FACS, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified general surgeon who specializes in Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and SUNY Brooklyn College of Medicine, and also completed a Fellowship in Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery at East Carolina University. Dr. Barker spent 16 years on Active Duty in the Navy, where he made multiple overseas deployments and was Director of the largest Bariatric Surgery program within the Department of Defense. He continues to serve in executive and leadership positions in the Navy Reserve, including as Advisor to the Surgeon General of the Navy regarding General Surgery. Dr. Barker is currently the Medical Director of the Central Virginia VA Healthcare System Bariatric Surgery Program and Director of the Operating Room at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. He maintains an active practice in bariatric surgery including primary operations, revisions, conversions, a...

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 ...

Paul B. Warfield, MD, AGAF Paul B. Warfield, MD, PLLC

Moses Lake, Washington
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ERCP, Diseases of the Pancreas, Intestines, Stomach, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, and Bile Ducts, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, 2018-2019. Board-Certified in Gastroenterology. Johns Hopkins and University of Chicago trained clinician with 30 years practice experience and research experience in clinical trials. Served on the Boards of Directors of two large physician groups. Selected as an AGA fellow February, 2020.