Excited Delirium Expert Witnesses

Excited delirium 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 excited delirium. The excited delirium expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, and Fire.

Brooks Walsh, MD

New Haven, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ultrasound, electrocardiogram, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrest, ACLS, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, aorta, dissection, pericardial effusion, tamponade, aneurysm, fibrillation, arrhythmia, resuscitation, Excited Delirium
Residency trained EM at Yale, boarded in EM, 10 + years experience urban environment. I am versed in all aspects of emergency medicine, but I have focused on cardiovascular problems in my research and education. I have published numerous academic articles and produced educational material about the use of the ECG and bedside ultrasound to diagnose cardiac and respiratory conditions, including MI, CHF, PE, pre-eclampsia with pulmonary edema, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, coronary artery dissection, management of arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, evaluation of chest pain, evaluation of shortness of breath, and other cardio-respiratory problems. Additionally, I was a paramedic for 5 years before medical school, and maintain a relationship with EMS currently. I am prepared to discuss excited delirium and cardiac arrest in custody, whether in the ED or in the prehospital context.

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

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMS, EMT, Paramedic, CPR, refusals, negligence, protocols, overdose, ambulance, wrongful death, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway, excited delirium, heat stroke, restraints, stroke, heart attack, scope of practice, intubation, anaphylaxis, shock, sepsis
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 working with both defense and plaintiff attorneys providing litigation support and consultation for a variety of issues related to out-of-hospital care.

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Minnesota
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...

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.

Geo Henderson, BC, CLI, AEMT-P

Voorheesville, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Fire - EMS, EMT, Paramedic, Intubation, Response System Management, Cardiac Arrest, Airway, Chemical Restraint, Refusal of Care, Excited Delirium, Protocols, Trauma Care, Delay of Care, Sedation, Overdose, Wrongful Death, Negligence, Pediatric EMS, Ambulance Transport, Dispatch
Over the last 33 years my career path has included public and private sector Fire and Emergency Medical Services and now extends into leadership, incident management, design and implementation of immersive educational scenarios, physician training and emergency planning. In addition to managing the successful mitigation of countless scenarios and situations regarding a broad array of Emergency Services, I have gained valuable experience in several widely varying and vastly different aspects of my profession. As a Paramedic Supervisor for both a municipal, Fire-based EMS system (260 EMS providers) and a County Emergency Medical Services System (60 EMS providers) I have participated in the design and implementation of educational, operational, safety, quality improvement, and EMS policies and procedures for EMTs and Paramedics. Please consider a review of my CV for a detailed accounting of my areas of expertise and how I may assist you.

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 his clients. 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 his years as 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 projec...

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...