Ethics Expert Witnesses

Ethics 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 ethics. The ethics expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Arbitration/Mediation, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Cybersecurity, Emergency Medicine, Hand Surgery, Human Factors, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Mental Health, Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Psychiatry, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, and Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

District Of Columbia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA Donald L. Mellman, MD, Inc.

Westchase, Florida
Arbitration/Mediation, Neurological Surgery - Medical Staff, Hospital Relations, Quality, Risk Management, Ethics, Med Staff Credentialing, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Patient Safety, Independent Record Review, Medical Staff Issues, Utilization
26 years as private practice neurosurgeon. Chief Medical Officer in two teaching hospitals. Certified in healthcare compliance. IMEs. Medical-legal Experience: 2,500+ cases. Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Qualified court-appointed arbitrator. Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Georgia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, MD University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Divorce, Custody, Malpractice, Ethics, Competency, Psychological Damages, Litigation Consulting, Mitigation (criminal), Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Substance Abuse, Psychoanalysis, Child Protective Services
Dr. Galatzer-Levy is the author of four books and more than 100 professional publications. Many related to law and psychiatry. He is a respected teacher at the University of Chicago and a sought after speaker in his field.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Louisiana
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Elliot Lach, MD, FACS Boston Surgical Group

Southborough, Massachusetts
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns,Laser Injuries,Wound Care,Industrial Accident,Legal Medicine,Dogbites,Congenital&Birth Injuries,COVID-19,Board Certified,Clinical Research,Carpal Tunnel, Breast Injuries,Regulatory Affairs,Facial Fractures,Male/Female Hormone Deficiencies,Nutritional Disorders,Artificial Intelligence,Ethics
Coming from a strong scientific, medical, and broad educational background, I have applied myself as a professional expert and problem solver. I have been quoted with the statement, “Doctors have all the questions and none of the answers. Engineers have all the answers but don't know the questions”. Throughout my education, I continuously sought to enhance beyond my immediate field of study in order to better address the perspective that can only be appreciated from exposure to other disciplines. Although my academic major at MIT was in Biology, I took courses in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, and Architecture and also completed several courses at Harvard Medical School concurrently. I graduated with an equal familiarity of fabricating precise titanium or steel components in a machine shop using a lathe or milling machine, as I was under a microscope counting colonies on a petri dish. As Associate Professor of Surgery at UMass Medical School, I have taught anatomy, exte...

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Discharge instructions.
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New Jersey
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Gloria Ann Casale, MD, MSPH, RN 2 Kiva Loop

Sandia Park , New Mexico
Preventive Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Bioterror, Chemical Terror, Ethics

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New York
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Laurie Conaty, MSW, LCSW, LCAS www.laurieconaty.com

Sanford, North Carolina
Social Work, Mental Health - Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Ethics, Standard of Care, Evidence-based Practices, Treatment Planning, Private Practice Standards of Care, Diagnostics, Informed Consent for Care, Training for Practice Modalities, Licensure Board Matters
Thought-leading social worker in active clinical practice. Former Duke and UNC Faculty. Former President of the North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work. Significant experience developing and delivering training to MDs, social workers, and other clinicians. Winner of “Social Worker of the Year” award. Member of NASW revision task force for Standards in Clinical Social Work Practice. Clinical focus on diagnosis and treatment for depression, anxiety, adult and child ADD, relationship conflict, trauma survivors (adult and child) and recovery issues related to substance use disorders. Clinical experience to include children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Experienced expert witness.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Beachwood, Ohio
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Sauvik Das, PhD

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cybersecurity, Human Factors - Privacy, Privacy by Design, Consumer Safety, User Experience Research, iOS, Android, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Ethics, Social Network Analysis, Social Media, Data Science, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Human-Computer Interaction
I am a professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech's College of Computing (a top 10 department in computer science). Prior to that, I got my Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University (from the #1 ranked computer science department in the country). I have previously worked as a researcher and technologist at Facebook, Google and Microsoft, as well as at a small technology start-up company. I direct the GT SPUD (Security, Privacy, Usability and Design) Lab. Our work, at the intersection of HCI, data science and cybersecurity, is oriented around answering two questions: (i) How can we design systems that encourage better cybersecurity and privacy behaviors? (ii) How can we design systems that shift power away from surveillance institutions and back into the hands of end-users? I've given talks on my research both USENIX Enigma and RSA — both premier venues for cybersecurity professionals — in addition to many top universities: e.g., Stanford, Princeton...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Tennessee
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Dr. Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC

Olympia, Washington
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD, IME
I have been providing forensic mental health services to law enforcement, attorneys and courts since 1996. I have been an expert witness and/or consulted in numerous cases. I provide precise, factual, influential, and professionally articulated services. I have experience in working with jury's and in countering other expert witnesses testimonies. I have been an expert and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. I can, and have, created custom reports, issue specific professional reviews, and case specific consultations. I am a Licensed Private Investigator, and a Licensed Mental health Counselor in Washington State I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Health Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Disabilities in Washington State. I hold the...