Facial Trauma Expert Witnesses

Facial trauma 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 trauma. The facial trauma expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Audiology, Dentist, Hand Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations, Oncology, Oral Surgery, Otolaryngology, Otology, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Trauma Surgery.

Jason D. Toranto, MD FACS

Alabama
Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Fractures, Cheek fracture, Cranioplasty, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Dog Bite, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Injury, Jaw Fracture, Rhinoplasty, Wound care, Scar Revision, Scarring, Medical Staff, Peer Review
Dual Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Active Clinical Practice in San Diego, California taking trauma call at numerous hospitals. Educated at Stanford and University of Michigan and trained at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Duke University, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Former Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine now in Private Practice. Named Top Doctor in San Diego Multiple Times. Continues to teach residents as a member of the North American AO Craniomaxillofacial Faculty. Actively engaged on Medical Staff Committees since 2015. Published on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics, including fat grafting, Craniofacial surgery and Reconstructive surgery. Experienced in plaintiff and defense expert cases in both State and Federal Court.

Hamlet Garabedian, DMD, MD, FACS Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center

Glendale, California
Oral Surgery, Dentist - Oral Surgery, complicated tooth extraction, implant surgery, bone grafting, Facial trauma, mandible fracture, TMJ, TMD, IV (intravenous anesthesia), oral tumors, head & neck infection, facial injury & trauma, orthognathic surgery, corrective jaw surgery
Dr. Hamlet Garabedian is a Harvard educated board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and a Fellow of American College of Surgeons. He attended dental school at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts from where he graduated with the highest academic honors in 1999. He then went on to attend medical school at UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at what is now the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center where he also served as chief resident. After completing his training, Dr. Garabedian moved to New Jersey where he practiced the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for seven years with an emphasis on complex implant reconstructive surgery, bone grafting, facial trauma, wisdom teeth extraction and office anesthesia. Dr. Garabedian and his family then moved back to Southern California where he currently practices all aspects of the oral and ...

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.

Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center, Facial Trauma

Glendale, California
Oral Surgery, Plastic Surgery - Oral Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wisdom teeth, extractions, tooth extract, teeth, dental implants, dental implant, office anesthesia, sinus lift, bone graft, IV sedation, oral tumors, TMJ, TMD, infections of the oral surgery region, orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, jaw fracture
Dr. Kotikian is a dual degree(he completed both dental school and medical school) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with extensive experience as an expert witness in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry. He has been retained on over 170 cases as an expert, has given depos on over 70 cases & testified at court over the past stwelve years. He attended dental school at UCLA, then he did a one year Hospital Dentistry Residency at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital where he dealt with medically complex patients. Following his one year residency at the Long Beach VA he moved to Michigan where he completed his medical degree at Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, MI, did two years of general surgery and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Kotikian is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who specializes in oral and maxillofacial trauma, facial trauma(all facial fractures and la...

Ritvik P. Mehta, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Diego, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Surgical Complications, Facial Trauma, Allergic Reactions, Vocal Cord Injury, Tinnitus, Sinus Injury, Nasal Injury, Vertigo, Disability, Breathing Difficulty, Dog Bite Injury, Chronic Pain, Hearing Loss, CSF Leak, Infection
Dr. Ritvik P. Mehta is a highly accomplished otolaryngologist specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, neurotology, and skull base surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Facial Nerve Disorders at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He further specialized in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery during his fellowship at UC San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Mehta is the Founder and Medical Director of California Head & Neck Specialists and the California Facial Nerve Center. His clinical expertise includes the treatment of facial paralysis, where he has developed innovative approaches to improve patient outcomes. He has been actively involved in medical missions, providing specialized surgical care for microtia ...

Mort Rizvi, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

North Hollywood, California
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Facial Trauma, Hand Trauma, Scarring, Standard of Care, Fractures, Wound Care, Facial Injury, Hand Injury, Informed Consent, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accident, Post Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Abrasions, Finger Injury, Microvascular Surgery, Adverse Reactions
Dr. Mort Rizvi is one of the leading plastic and cosmetic surgeons in the Greater Los Angeles area, but he is also known as one of Southern California’s most versatile surgeons of any type. Dr. Rizvi is board-certified both in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He is also a widely respected craniofacial, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgeon with an in-depth background in microsurgery. His training began in medical school at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where he had also completed his undergraduate work. After that, Dr. Rizvi completed his general surgery residency in 2003 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He then went to Houston Methodist Hospital, where he finished his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery in 2006. Later, Dr. Rizvi completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center (also referred to as CountyUSC). He completed his craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery fellowship training at Children’s Hosp...

Jason D. Toranto, MD FACS

San Diego, California
Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Fractures, Cheek fracture, Cranioplasty, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Dog Bite, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Injury, Jaw Fracture, Rhinoplasty, Wound care, Scar Revision, Scarring, Medical Staff, Peer Review
Dual Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Active Clinical Practice in San Diego, California taking trauma call at numerous hospitals. Educated at Stanford and University of Michigan and trained at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Duke University, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Former Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine now in Private Practice. Named Top Doctor in San Diego Multiple Times. Continues to teach residents as a member of the North American AO Craniomaxillofacial Faculty. Actively engaged on Medical Staff Committees since 2015. Published on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics, including fat grafting, Craniofacial surgery and Reconstructive surgery. Experienced in plaintiff and defense expert cases in both State and Federal Court.

Michael P. Bernstein, MD Michael P Bernstein MD LLC

Enfield, Connecticut
Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology, Ears Nose & Throat, Hearing Disorders, Audiology, Apnea, Facial Trauma, Sinus Problems, Voice/ Swallowing Problems, Head and Neck Infections, Head and Neck Tumors, Head and Neck Surgery
Board certified Otolaryngologist in an active solo private practice for more than 35 years. Experience includes serving on Claims Committee at CMIC (Connecticut Medical Insurance Company) Glastonbury, Ct, reviewing and opining on malpractice claims as the Otolaryngology Expert member of its full multispecialty committee. Have reviewed, reported, and given deposition on cases for both defense and plaintiffs, as well as performing as a reviewer for workers compensation and medical ethics cases. Able to simplify complex material and communicate it effectively. Available and accessible. 8604784733. [email protected]

Jonathan M. Clark, MD Med Legal Pro, LLC

Sarasota, Florida
Otolaryngology, Audiology - ENT, Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Vertigo, Neck pain, Ear Nose Throat, Loss of smell, Facial injury, Facial pain, facial trauma, Tubes, Facial numbness, Throat pain, chronic ear disease, endoscopic ear surgery, chronic sinus disease, chronic rhinitis, audiology, vestibular testing, otology
Board-certified ENT physician. Active clinical practice. M.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville. Published author. Invited Speaker. Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Allergy, Sinus, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, ontology, cochlear implants.

Elliot Lieberman, M.D.

Highland Park, Illinois
Otolaryngology - Allergy, ear disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, ear infections, facial nerve injury, cerebrospinal fluid leak, endoscopic and balloon sinus surgery, facial trauma, vocal cord paralysis, laryngology, sleep apnea, snoring, head and neck surgery
Dr. Lieberman is a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon and member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He earned a Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Honors at Brown University. He then received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Subsequently, he completed his General Surgery internship and Otolaryngology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary. He maintains an active practice in Illinois and provides expert medical opinions in all areas of ear, nose and throat. He has particular clinical interest and expertise in ear disorders and sinus problems. His reviews are concise, thorough and prompt.

Thomas Chasse, MD, FACS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Augusta, Maine
Otolaryngology, Otology - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Surgical Complications, Chemical Exposure, Exposure to Loud Noise, Repetitive Strain, Facial Trauma, Allergic Reactions, Vocal Cord Injuries, Tinnitus, Sinus Injury, Chronic Ear Infections, Vertigo, Breathing Difficulty
Dr. Thomas Chassé is an accomplished Otolaryngologist/ENT Surgeon with over 42 years of experience in both academic and community settings across urban and rural America, as well as internationally. He specializes in diagnosing and treating ear pain, ear drainage, hearing loss, nasal and sinus concerns, and throat issues such as voice changes, swallowing problems, and neck masses. Dr. Chassé has held numerous academic positions, including Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also served as a Rural Proctor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In addition to his academic roles, Dr. Chassé has been an Otolaryngology Consultant for several telehealth and virtual care providers, including SITKA Medical Associates (in the U.S.) and Docspert (International). He is an expert reviewer for the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine, Expert IQ, Expedient M...

Michael T Hopfenspirger, MD, PhD

Greenwood, Minnesota
Otolaryngology - ENT, OTO-HNS, Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, facial trauma, sinus surgery, strangulation, vertigo, facial nerve injury, spinal accessory nerve injury, ENT complications, nasal injury, hoarseness, voice, loss of smell, deafness
I have served as an expert in hundreds of cases, providing support to both defendant and plaintiff legal teams. You can expect to receive thorough, well-reasoned, and well-supported opinions on a wide variety of subject areas within the field of ENT/Head and Neck Surgery. I offer high accessibility and can nimbly move with your team to provide timely, responsive, quality opinions. Do not hesitate to reach out, either via e-mail or phone, for a complimentary discussion of how I may be able to assist in you in your case.

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.

Amit Bhojwani, DO, MS, MBS, FACS

Chesterfield, New Jersey
Otolaryngology, Oncology - ENT, head and neck cancer, vertigo, hearing loss, earplugs tinnitus, ear infections, sinus surgery, ear surgery, vocal cord paralysis, facial paralysis, dizziness, loss of smell, facial injury, facial trauma, facial fractures, airway obstruction, allergy, strangulation, free flap reconstruction
Dr. Bhojwani is a board certified Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon in active clinical practice. He has expertise in both general otolaryngology as well as head and neck oncology and reconstruction. He is Assistant Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor at Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a decorated service member in the US Army Reserve, having served over 20 years. Dr. Bhojwani is a published author and invited speaker. He is an experienced expert witness who has written numerous expert reports and he has participated in multiple depositions.

Stephen A Chidyllo, MD, DDS, FACS Stephen A. Chidyllo, MD,DDS, FACS

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Plastic Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Trauma, Facial Trauma, Scars, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Broken Facial Bones, Craniofacial Trauma, Broken Jaw, Broken Eye socket, Orbital Fracture, Dental Injuries, Dog Bites, Work Related Injuries, Sports Injuries, Domestic Accidents, Personal Injuries, Burns,
First Non-Recorded Telephone Review of any case is always Complimentary. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member surgeon of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as many other national and regional societies. Dr. Chidyllo is one of an elite group of plastic surgeons internationally who have completed full education, fellowship training and expertise, in the fields of Plastic Surgery, Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry. He has dedicated his whole career, over 30 years, caring for facial trauma patients, patients who have sustained injuries after, motor vehicle accidents, work related industrial trauma and sports related injuries. Dr. Chidyllo has reviewed medical records, represented and testified equally for both the plaintiff and the defendant over his career. He is the former Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at J...

Karl Maloney, DDS Branchburg Oral, Maxillofacial and Implant Surgery, LLC

Branchburg, New Jersey
Oral Surgery - Wisdom Teeth, Dental extractions, Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, Sinus Lift, Nerve Injury, IV Anesthesia, Facial Trauma, Mandible Fracture, Jaw Fracture, Dental Infection, Head and Neck Infection, Oral Pathology, Oral Cancer, Jaw Tumor
Dr. Maloney is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has been in private practice and hospital based oral and maxillofacial surgery for 14 years. He has expertise in office based surgery such as dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom teeth extractions, dental extractions and oral pathology. In addition, he has 14 years of experience at two Regional Level I Trauma Center Hospitals. Hospital based procedures he has expertise in include facial trauma such as mandible fractures, midface trauma, dental injuries and dental/head and neck infections. He has published articles in Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction and International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on topics related to dental implants, 3-D cone beam tomography, mandible fractures and orbital fractures.

Lily P Love, MD, MBA

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.

Elliott H Rose, MD The Aesthetic Surgery Center

New York, New York
Plastic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Burn Injuries, Catastrophic Burns, , Explosions, Dog Bites, Facial Trauma, Burns of the Hand, Scars, Facial Paralysis, Bell’s Palsy, Auto Accidents, Product Liability, Premise Liability, Industrial accidents, Independent Medical Examinations, Scar Assessment and Permanency, Future Medical Costs
Dr. Elliott Rose, a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon is currently Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical School and an attending surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr Rose’s international reputation in burn reconstruction, dog bite injuries and re-animation of the paralyzed face attracts patient from all over the world. He was voted by his peers as the Best Plastic Surgeon in New York City for "Corrective Facial Surgery” and is listed in the "New York Magazine Best Doctors" and "Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors.”. Dr. Rose has also appeared on ABC’s “20/20” and “Good Morning America”, NBC’s “Today Show”, “Entertainment Tonight”, Fox News Network, as well as numerous local news segments in NYC. Dr Rose is a member of numerous professional societies including the Aesthetic Society, the American Burn Association, and both the American and World Reconstructive Microsurgery Socie...

Catherine Weng, MD

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery - hearing loss, loss of smell and taste, sinus disease, sinus surgery , head and neck surgery complications, facial fractures, facial trauma, injectables, cosmetic surgery, tinnitus, face lift, rhinoplasty, nasal trauma, thyroid surgery, vocal cord paralysis, hoarseness, tracheostomy, airway problems
Dr. Catherine Weng MD FACS is an expert in the fields of facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology. She holds board certifications by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She has a special interest in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the nose and face. She has been in practice for over 7 years. She is well regarded by her peers and highly sought after by patients. Dr Weng is widely published having authored numerous book chapters and research articles the field offacial plastic surgery. She is a frequent reviewer for and invited commentary contributor of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the premier journal of the Aesthetic Society and the American Society if Plastic Surgery. Fellow in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery – Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery – Rochester, NY Residency Otolaryngology: Case Western Reserve University Otolaryngology

James R Peoples, III, DDS James R Peoples, III DDS PLLC

Houston, Texas
Oral Surgery - Dentoalveolar Surgery, Dental Implants, Jaw Fractures, Dental injuries, Jaw Reconstruction, Extractions / wisdom teeth, Bone Grafting, Facial Trauma, Dental infections, Corrective Jaw Surgery, Complicated Extractions, Oral Surgery Complications, Diagnosis /Treatment Planning
Dr. Peoples is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Upon graduating in the top 5% of his class at the University of Texas Dental Branch-Houston, he completed a General Practice Residency at the VA Hospital in Dallas, Texas. His Oral Surgery training was completed at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was formerly the Chief of Dentistry at Memorial City Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is currently in private practice and has been involved in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1989. This is inclusive of head and neck trauma , orthognathic surgery, dentoalveolar infections, bone grafting and jaw reconstruction, complex dental implant surgery, wisdom tooth removal, and out patient anesthesia. His particular interests lie in dentoalveolar surgery / wisdom tooth removal and dental implant reconstruction.