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, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Nursing Administration, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Trauma Surgery.

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

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 ...

SAROSH BUKHARI, DO Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Gastroenterology - Gastroenterologist, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colorectal, Perforations, Diseases of the Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Gallbladder, Pancreas, GI Bleeding, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colitis, Chrohn's Ischemic Bowel, Colon Cancer
I am a gastroenterologist double board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. I am in private practice, focusing in on all aspects of general gastroenterology as well as performing 125-150 ERCPs every year.

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

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.

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.

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...

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.