Facial Plastic Surgery Expert Witnesses

Facial plastic surgery 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 facial plastic surgery. The facial plastic surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, Sleep Medicine, and Trauma Surgery.

Naveen Kumar, DO, FACS

Gilbert, Arizona
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - ENT, Rhinology, Laryngology, Otology, Neurotology, Head and Neck Cancer, Facial Plastic Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Hoarseness, Vertigo, Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Apnea, Snoring, Scarring, Thyroid Surgery, Ear infections, Ear surgery, Vocal cord paralysis, Facial paralysis
Board certified Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon located in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Specializes in Rhinology (nose and paranasal sinus disease), Head & Neck Surgery, Thyroid surgery, Sleep Medicine, Implantable Nerve Stimulation for Sleep Apnea, and Laryngology (vocal cord surgery). Authored papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented research at national otolaryngology meetings.

Veena Vats, MD, FACS

Gilbert, Arizona
Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology, loss of airway, hearing loss, sinus surgery, facial paralysis, sleep surgery, ear nose and throat, thyroid surgery, vocal cord paralysis, head and neck infections, septal perforation, empty nose syndrome, facial plastic surgery, ear drum perforation
Five years experience as consultant for Arizona Medical Board. Experienced expert witness. Over 15 years private practicing physician in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Marc J Kayem, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Jonathan A Zelken, MD ZELKEN INSTITUTE FOR AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - burn surgery, hand surgery, facial plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, trauma surgery, nerve surgery, laser, fillers, Botox, IPL, medspa, cosmetic surgery
Dr. Jonathan Zelken is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He was raised in New England and embraces the artistry in his craft; this is what drew him to a career in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Zelken obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University. Dr. Zelken went on to pursue a degree in Medicine at Tufts University and committed to a career as a surgeon-scientist. The first two scientific articles he authored have been cited 140 times. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Zelken completed his plastic surgery training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was one of only 2 candidates selected for a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, then rated America’s #1 hospital for 22 years in a row. After serving as chief resident at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Zelken was selected for an equally competitive microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s most prolific microsurgeon in Taiwan. Dr. Ze...

Ashley C Mays, MD, FACS

Vero Beach, Florida
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Head and Neck cancer, Reconstructive surgery, Plastic surgery, lymphedema surgery, ear nose and throat surgery, microvascular surgery, free flap surgery, facial plastic surgery, ENT, otolaryngology
Dr Mays is an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat surgeon), having trained at Wake Forest University. She then completed what is arguably the best comprehensive head and neck cancer oncology fellowship, and full body plastics microvascular surgery fellowship in the country at MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas. This advanced training makes her one of the most highly trained specialist of the head and neck, with subspecialty interests in advanced reconstructive surgery and facial plastic surgery. She has been in practice in academic settings for the last 6 years, training residents and medical students, in addition to her busy clinical practice. She practices in head and neck tumor resection (benign and malignant), and reconstructive surgery. She brings an expertise in the highest complexity head and neck reconstruction, including free flap surgery to rebuild the bony facial framework such as jaws and maxillas, as well as nasal reconstruction and oral cavity reconstruction.

Marc J Kayem, MD

Nevada
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Lily P Love

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Medical spa, medspa, aesthetics, botox, filler, hearing loss, facial trauma, disfigurement, facial paralysis, sinus, nasal surgery, head and neck cancer, complications, ENT surgery, facial plastic surgery, facelift, rhinoplasty, scar, complications, tinnitus
I am double board certified in Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and have been in practice since 2009. I have worked at top hospitals including Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, and I trained at Tulane in New Orleans and Mount Sinai in New York City. I did a one year fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in Tampa, Florida. I also co-own a medical spa so have extensive experience in that realm. I also co-own a hearing aid business so have extra experience with hearing loss and tinnitus beyond the usual clinical scope of practice. I have worked in VA settings throughout my training. Currently I practice in the State of New Mexico on which I volunteer for the New Mexico Medical Review Commission which is a panel that reviews all malpractice cases brought in the state, this brings insight in how to review whether there is evidence of deviation from the standard of care, causation of harm, reasonable doubt, etc. I hav...

Andrew T. Cheng, MD New York ENT Physician PC

New York, New York
Otolaryngology, Trauma Surgery - facial trauma, head & neck cancer, head injury, facial fractures, dizziness, sinus, tinnitus & hearing loss, ear problems, facial & nose fractures, disability evaluation, orbital fractures, airway & speech problem, parotid tumor, facial nerve, thyroid, facial plastic surgery
Over 15 years experience in plaintiff and defense cases for independent examination & evaluation; deposition & trail testimony in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn & Newark NJ. License in NY, New Hampshire & Hawaii. Recent experience in Level 1 Trauma Center as ENT emergency consult surgeon during COVID pandemic. Attending Physician & Teaching experience in Top 50 Hospitals in USA. Active medical practice. Hourly Fee & Retainer commensurate to experience.

Michael Armstrong, MD Richmond ENT

Richmond, Virginia
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery - Facial Plastic Surgery, Ears, Nose, Throat, Allergy, Sinus, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo/Dizziness, Head and Neck Cancer, Strangulation
When an accident or illness leaves a patient injured, it often requires a seasoned professional to interpret and explain the medical record. Dr. Armstrong is an experienced medical doctor and trained expert witness who has assisted plaintiff and defense attorneys in more than 230 criminal, medical liability, personal injury, or disability cases. Notable cases have included claims regarding 3M Combat Arms Earplugs, Iraq war, Afghanistan War, motor vehicle accidents, hospital death, missed cancers, strangulation, tinnitus, hearing loss, throat injuries, and surgical complications following neck dissections, tonsillectomies, nasal and sinus surgeries, and facial cosmetic surgery. The first phone call is complementary. Initial record review can usually be completed within 7 days of receipt. In some cases, an independent medical examination can be completed remotely using telemedicine. Dr. Armstrong is an ear, nose, and throat surgeon with advanced training in allergy, sinus surgery and...