Falls Expert Witness

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Falls 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 falls. The falls expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Athletics & Recreation, Biomechanics, Business Operations, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clothing/Apparel, Construction, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, and Independent Medical Examinations.

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Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Alabama
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 16 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota.

Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Lisa A Gildred, BSN, RN Santa Barbara Legal Nurse Consulting

Buellton, California
Wound Care, Geriatrics - wound, pressure sores, pressure ulcers, nursing, long term care, home health, geriatrics, wound care nurse, assisted living, pressure injuries, falls
For the past 7 years I have been employed at a highly regarded outpatient wound care clinic in Goleta, CA. As one of the country’s leading wound care centers, I am very proud of the education and care which we provide. I feel confident that I can assist you in any cases where wound care management or gerontology is an issue. Prior to becoming a certified wound care nurse, I was providing wound care in the home as a home health/hospice nurse, as well as the various healthcare settings over the course of my career, including the ICU. I work efficiently in a timely manner and I am very familiar with electronic medical records from both acute care and long term care settings. I am confident that I can deliver a solid and competent testimony both on the witness stand and in depositions. I am board certified in the field of wound care and gerontological nursing.

Channa R. Kelly, LNHA, LMFT Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 10+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence.

Sonja Rosen, MD, FACP, AGSF Cedars-Sinai

Beverly Hills, California
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Gerontology, Elder abuse, life expectancy, falls, functional decline, medical malpractice, standard of care, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, accidents, neglect, hospice, palliative care, goals of care, end of life.
I have 15 years experience as an expert witness. I am a Professor of Medicine and have extensive experience as a medical director, chief and clinician and can opine on standard of care in hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities, and ambulatory care setting, as well as life expectancy, functional decline, elder abuse and neglect. I am a subject matter expert in geriatric syndromes including but not limited to dementia, delirium, falls and injury prevention, polypharmacy, functional decline, goals of care. I am triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine.

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 200+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly known as American Medical Directors Association); Past Chair; Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; Editor Emeritus of Cari...

John Tyson, BS, MS, JD, P.E.

Encino, California
Accident Reconstruction, Slip Trip & Fall - 3D Computer Accident Animation and Simulation, Vehicle Accident Reconstruction (Car: Bus: Bicycle: Pedestrian : Truck), Product defect, SAFETY,Stairway and Building Code Analysis, Coefficient of Friction Measurement,Lighting, Machine Guarding,Industrial Accident,Falls, Engineering
Mr. Tyson has over twenty five years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineering. He has investigated, analyzed and reconstructed more than six thousand accidents during this period. He has supervised and trained many Engineers and Physicists in the field of Forensic Engineering. He has testified on several hundred occasions on a variety of aspects of accident reconstruction for both plaintiff and defense in depositions, arbitrations, civil and criminal, trials in Municipal and Superior Courts He has been a court appointed expert in numerous criminal trials ranging from traffic accident to First Degree Murder. He has testified for individuals, major insurance companies commercial and fleet businesses. He is a consultant to many Governmental and Municipal agencies including Cities of Los Angeles, Burbank Pasadena, Glendale, Ontario, Santa Monica ,San Gabriel, Ventura , Fountain Valley, Santa Barbara, Calexico, County of Orange and State of C...

Gary White GW Retail Consulting

Rancho Mirage, California
Business Operations, Clothing/Apparel - Retail Operations, Stores, Merchandising, Retail Management, Retail Store Safety, Retail Operating Policy, Slips, Falls, Grocery, Retail Displays, Retail Property, Merchandise Packaging
• Gary White is an expert in store operations, safe store conditions, safe merchandising, and safe environments for customers and employees. He has represented plaintiff and defense. • In his leadership roles, he has trained store safety, hired safety managers, and approved store inspection policies to be implemented in retail stores. • As a retail executive, Mr. White has approved the building of over 900 stores and reviewed the capital expenditure needs for existing stores to repair or replace in-store equipment as needed. • As a store operations trainer, he has trained hundreds of managers to inspect and correct issues discovered in stores and to keep the store safe. • As an expert witness, Mr. White has reviewed dozens of cases, written opinions, testified for defendants and plaintiffs, and represented many different local and national retailers.

Jennifer A Robbins, MPT

Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Physical Therapy - geriatrics, Orthopedics, Spinal Disorders, Joint Replacements, Shoulder Impingement, falls, Vestibular Conditions, balance, Oncology, Parkinson's Disease, Concussion, low back pain
Advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation and orthopedics. CEU list available upon request. Clinical experience across the continuum of care from acute through outpatient. Experienced reviewing with managed care/insurance.

Cathy H. Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA Living Well With Dementia, LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Falls, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Functional Decline, Person-Centered Care, Standards of Care, Goals of Care, Long Term Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Resident Rights, Independent Living, Transfers, Restraints, Safety, Anti-psychotics, Home Health, Exercise, Pain
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist Geriatric Physical Therapy Thought Leader • President, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (APTA Geriatrics) • Past President, Delaware Physical Therapy Association (APTA Delaware) • Additional appointed or elected positions in o American Physical Therapy Association o APTA Geriatrics o APTA Delaware • Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association • Additional awards including: o Marilyn Moffat Leadership Award (APTA) o Joe Lucca Service Award (APTA Delaware) o Lucy Blair Service Award (APTA) o Joan Mills Award (APTA Geriatrics) o Clinical Educators Award (APTA Geriatrics) • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 1996 • Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer • 32 years clinical and academic teaching experience o Former faculty Universi...

Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST, RPIH, CSI(ML) HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.

Wilmington, Delaware
Safety, Oil and Gas - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash, NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Lead, Worker's Compensation,Safety Inspection, Safety Management,Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic.
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Instructor (Master's Level). Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 40 years. Awards: 2021-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2021-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. McCartney works on a day to day ...

Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

St. Petersburg, Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Kent A Edwards

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified lymphedema manual therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Hal S Pineless, DO, FACN NeuroCare Institute of Central Florida

Winter Park, Florida
Neurology - Independent Medical Exams, Medical Records Reviews, Legal Medicine, Stroke, Epilepsy, Dementia, Falls, Osteopathic Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck & Back Pain
Board Certified - American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry Dr. Pineless has served our community at both the state and local levels. He was President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012-2013. He was FOMA District President for Central Florida prior to his state presidency. Dr. Pineless is currently a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association Medical Sports Advisory Committee. He served as Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital East Orlando for many years. Dr. Pineless was honored as Physician of the Year on multiple occasions by the hospital. He was on the Florida Hospital Board of Trustees for 4 years. He was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurologists and Psychiatrists. Dr. Pineless served as medical director for NeuLife Rehabilitation in Mt. Dora, FL from 2014-2017. Dr. Pineless was named as one of Orlando Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2013, 2014 and 2017. He has been President of the NeuroCar...

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

David S Silvers, MD Gardens Neurology

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology - Expert Witness, Neurology, General Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine,Falls,Electromyography, Neuropathy, Neuropathic pain,Movement Disorders, Parkinson Disease, Traumatic brain injury, Concussion,Headache, Migraine, Dizziness, Gait Disorders, Mild cognitive impairment, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease
Specialty interests: General neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine/Electromyography (EMG), Neuropathy, Movement Disorders, Parkinson disease, Mild cognitive impairment, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Falls, Head trauma, Concussion, Sleep medicine, Eye movement disorders, Dizziness/vertigo. Boarded in Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and a Diplomate in Neuromuscular Medicine (all boards are up-to-date with maintenance of certification). Received the teaching award twice by the residents at the University of Connecticut University School of Medicine (2001,2007). Top Doctors list 2011-present. Recognized as an FAAN (Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, August 2018. Voluntary faculty, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Miami (2015-present). Clinical Affiliate Associate Professor, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, January 2018-present Published several case reports in respected journals on cases involving movement d...

Stephen Broomes, MD

Douglasville, Georgia
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - Internal Medicine, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, COVID-19, infection, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, qui tam, sepsis, falls, stroke, DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, hypoglycemia, hand offs, Nurse Practitioner & PA Supervision, Disability Evaluation, bleeds
Cleveland Clinic trained hospitalist in active clinical practice. Board certified in internal medicine with a practice focus on hospital medicine. 20+ years of clinical experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Vast medical necessity, UR (utilization review) and disability file review experience – has reviewed in excess of 2,000 charts. Conducted over 1,700 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Disability Reviews. Also experienced in UDT (Urine Drug Testing Analysis) and IMEs (Independent Medical Examinations).

Michael P. Lawler, BS, CSP, ASP, CHST Safewit, Inc.

Orland Park, Illinois
Safety, Construction - OSHA, Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, Slips, Trips, Falls, Stair Safety, Scaffold Safety, Roadway Safety, Work Zone Safety, Flaggers, MUTCD, Crane Safety, Steel Erection, Excavation, Silica, Lead, Tunnel, NFPA 70E, Confined Space, Marine Safety, Struck by Equipment (Back up/Forward/Radius Strike)
Mr. Lawler offers a unique combination formal education and "project based" experience working with on some of the largest construction projects in the US. This background allows him to offer you insights beyond the OSHA standards. This ensures his opinions create a clear picture as to how construction projects are managed and built Furthermore, Mr. Lawler is able analyze how a proper incident investigation should be completed. Applying his 30 years as a safety executive and leader you are assured to receive professional and prompt response to your needs and a demeanor of care and confidence. Expert at applying OSH Act of 1970 standards, CFR 1926 & 1910 regulations, policies, and Letter of Interpretation. Experience includes over 50 OSHA inspections and associated negotiation and defense preparation related to OSHA citations. Expert at incident investigation and accident reconstruction. Expert at injury management and investigation and all areas of fall protection and prevention. ...

Monica L. Ott, MD

Danville, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently CCM Indiana market medical director for Optum.

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Indianapolis, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist for 14 years. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 33 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy and bone biology. Dr. Thompson’s research examines the mechanisms by which...

Mari S Truman, MS, PE OrthoBioMech LLC

Warsaw, Indiana
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Occupant Motion, Injury Biomechanics, Orthopedics, Medical Product Liability, Duties of Manufacturer, Design, Testing, Manufacturing, Warnings, Instructions for Use, Injury Event Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Injury Pattern, Soft Tissue Injury, Low Speed Collisions, Falls, Impacts, Sports
Licensed Professional Engineer Medical Device Design & Development  38+ years orthopaedic device development  12 patents Testified in State and Federal Courts , Injury Biomechanics and Medical Device Litigation  20+ trials  100+ depositions 38 years of experience in the biomechanics and orthopedics fields, 16 years forensic case analyses. I routinely deal with forces that are applied to the human body during many activities, including impact and injury scenarios. To assure the safety and efficacy of new medical devices, we define clinically relevant performance requirements for their installation and use, and then test to define the product specific performance characteristics. The physical principles and methods used in orthopedic biomechanics are the same as those used to reconstruct injury events. I am familiar with forces and loads applied to the hips, knees, wrist, shoulder, head, neck, lower back and skeleton in many typical activities, including sitting, walking, jumpin...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 23 years. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (29 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant...

Nevada A. Lee, MD Geriatric Internal Medicine

Leawood, Kansas
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Assisted Living, Internal Medicine, Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Elderly, Alzheimers, Dementia, Medical Directorship, Hospice
Board Certified in internal medicine and previously certified for 20 years in geriatrics. Experienced in full-time practice devoted exclusively to geriatric internal medicine. Experienced in hospital and private practices, geriatric psychiatric units, medical directorships, nursing home and hospice patient management. Licensed to practice in Missouri. Offering timely and fluent verbal and written opinions and depositions. Specializing in cases involving nursing homes or geriatric patients, including (but not limited to) falls, pressure ulcers, Alzheimer's disease, etc.

Daniel Mickool, Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, The Joint Commission medication management standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, delirium in critically ill, falls
I am a practicing pharmacist, educator, researcher, and have been an invited speaker nationally and internationally in medical education, pharmacy practice and interprofessional collaboration. I am a contributing author to the Quatar Declaration commissioned by the WHO. I serve as the President of the Maine Pharmacy Association and I am a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association. For 9 years I served as the Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education at the University of New England. I have held academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and the University of New England. I enjoy teaching in the classroom, the hospital and medical clinic settings where I provide expert drug information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. I am an active member in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and have been an invited conference speaker at STFM. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and poster presentations ...

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.

Marc Shepard, MD

Rockville , Maryland
Internal Medicine, Long Term Care - Long term care, Nursing home, pressure ulcer, decubitus ulcer, Falls
I have 38 years experience as an internist and nursing home experience. I have been medical director in a nursing home for over 25 years. I have many years experience as an expert witness, both for plaintiffs and defendants. I am working part time outside of the nursing home, and am able to review cases with short turn around time.

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...

Jared Bane True Review, LLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - COVID-19, Skilled Nursing, Registered Nurse, Falls, Pressure Wounds, Neglect, Abuse, defendant, plaintiff, Infection Control, Pandemic, Clinical, Medicare, CMS, DPH, Regulations, Policy and Procedure, Chart Review, Resident Safety, Patient Safety, Therapy, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Staffing
Nursing Home Leadership - 10+ Years in Nursing Home Leadership Roles - Executive Director – at multiple facilities - Operational excellence at multiple senior care and skilled nursing settings - 100+ bed, 300+ employee, $20M+ facilities both for-profit and non-profit COVID-19 Experience - Successfully managed and led a nursing home in Massachusetts through the COVID-19 crisis -Led facility infection control practices resulting in positive impact to COVID containment and mitigation - Additionally, resulting from Jared’s leadership, the facility scored 100% of DPH COVID-19 Infection Control Audit Regulatory Expertise - Expert at all aspects of Nursing Home Operation and Leadership - Knowledge of all Regulations including Abuse, Neglect, Substandard Care etc. - Expert in identifying Safe Provisions of Care and Appropriate Staffing Levels Expert Witness Experience - Specially trained as expert witness to provide best professional testimony available - Access to enhanced litigat...

Maud Meulstee, DNP, RN, CNP

Norwell, Massachusetts
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - nurse, nurse practitioner, family medicine, general medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, Veterans, VA, medical malpractice, medical neglect, nurse negligence, cardiology, diabetes, hepatology, endocrinology, hypertension, falls
Board Certified by American Association of Nurse Practitioners, active RN and NP license, active BLS Member of AANP, American College of Cardiology, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Association 2018-2020 Board Member Council for Aging, MA * Registered Nurse/Family Nurse Practitioner: Inpatient RN from 2009, In-and Outpatient Family Nurse Practitioner from 2012. 2009-2013 Cleveland Clinic acute care Nurse (hepatology, diabetes, renal, hypertension, complex medical cases) and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner. Cleveland Clinic Cardiology rated #1 by US World and News. 2013 -2020 Veterans Healthcare Administration Family Nurse Practitioner, including inpatient and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Disability examiner, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Hospice, VA Nursing home * Cardiovascular Disease Specialty: several years acute care nursing and nurse practitioner experience at Cleveland Clinic and Veterans Healthcare Administration. Extensive experience perf...

Gregory G. Zigulis, BSCE, MBA, CIH, CSP Sixth Sense Safety Solutions

Rogers City, Michigan
Safety, OSHA - OSHA, safety & health, falls, machine guarding, ladder, multi-employer worksite, construction, training, silica, industrial hygiene, respiratory protection
Greg is a multifaceted professional with over 35 years of experience in the development and implementation of safety, industrial hygiene and environmental (SHE) programs. He has experience in a variety of industries and has focused on manufacturing and construction. Greg has worked in public, private, military, academic and highly regulated governmental settings; both in the U.S. and abroad. He currently consults in SHE and provides organizations with services to include gap analyses, regulatory compliance, best practice and corrective action assistance He has been certified in industrial hygiene (Certified Industrial Hygienist [CIH] #5088) since 1990 and in safety (Certified Safety Professional [CSP] #10562) since 1991. He is also certified as an auditor of ISO 45001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. Speaker at national, regional, state and local conferences, seminars and webinars. Roles have included serving as a commissioned officer (USAF) responsible for SHE...

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, HMDC, CMD Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Dysphagia, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
14+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 10+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

Mike Y Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD Geriatric Medical Associates of Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss/Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI/Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Board Certified in both Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care. Certified Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Director. Fellowship trained in both geriatrics and geriatric medical management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two time Student Body/Class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, nursing home medical director and hospice medical director. Experienced expert witness.

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I have 15 years experience as a nurse in Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-Term Care and seven years as a Case Manager and post-acute care management. I have served as an Expert Practice Consultant for the California Board of Registered Nursing and Expert Witness for the Department of Justice. I review your medical records, medical facts and situations. I also serve as a mentor for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco. I am licensed in California, Arizona, and Colorado.

Theresa Anne Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Educise PC

Newbury, New Hampshire
Physical Therapy, Athletics & Recreation - malpractice, personal injury, orthopedics, rehabilitation, massage therapy, exercise, fitness, ergonomics, manual therapy, mobilization, pain, falls, soft tissue injury, work-related injury, allied health
Board-certified Specialist, Orthopedic Physical Therapy since 1994, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Over ten years as faculty in physical therapy, physical therapist assistant, and physical education, recreation and dance programs in NY. Peer-reviewed medical journals: published scientific journal author: MOJ Orthopedics and Rheumatology and Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, International Fascia Research Congress presenter research author, and platform presentation speaker. Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, Back School of Atlanta. Private practice physical therapist for over 30 years. Presented for American Physical, Occupational and Massage Therapy Associations, NASA Inomedic Health, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt Medical, Wake Forest and medical centers across the US. Approved provider of continuing education by National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Inc, NCBTMB, Inc. and New York State Board...

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, , Injury, Assisted Living, Testify, Depositions, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse,
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Glen Rock , New Jersey
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Ellen Bondar, MD Art of Medicine, P.C.

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease, oncology
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Assistant Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy,I am also a board-certified geriatric specialist (GCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have 10 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Touro College where I lead Doctor of Physical Therapy students through their scientific inquiry coursework. I ha...

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

Staten Island, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Stacey B Pietromonaco, MSN, RN, BC-MS, BC-CV Burgess Experts INC

Farmingdale, New York
Nurse, Internal Medicine - Nurse, Medical/Surgical nursing, Cardiovascular nursing, Telemetry nursing, Psychiatry nursing, Delirium, Restraints, NIH Stroke, Nurse Management, Clinical Instructor, Falls, withdrawl
• ANCC Board Certified in Medical/Surgical and Cardiovascular Nursing. • 2019- 2021 Elected ANCC Content Expert board member for setting the standards/creating the medical/surgical nursing certification exam. • 2022-2024 Elected ANCC Content Expert board member for setting the standards/creating the Cardiovascular nursing certification exam. • 2020 Award Winner of the Florence Nightingale Honor for Advancing the Profession of Nursing. • 2021 DAISY Award nominee for Nursing Excellence. • Experience in nursing specialties: Medical/Surgical, Cardiovascular, Psychiatry. • Current full-time inpatient nurse at a New York hospital. • Active Registered Nurse licenses to practice in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Florida and Texas. • Nurse Expert experienced in consultation, report writing, deposition and trial testimony. • Master of Science in Nursing Education with experience in teaching nursing clinical. • 10+ years of hands-on expertise in nursing. • Member of the rapid response ...

Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director

Williamsville, New York
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Falls, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care
Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 25 years of experience, in active practice as a physician and Medical Director of skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Snyderman has over 55,000 patient encounters in nursing homes, adult care facilities and acute geriatrics hospital service in 25 years. Dr. Snyderman is currently Medical Director of 3 nursing facilities that are five star-rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. She has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities since 1995. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teach...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

New York
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 16+ years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. Dr. Strickland is a CORE Clinical Instructor for Ohio University’s 3rd and 4th year medical student program for the past 10+ years. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, Medication Errors, Nurse, NP, falls, urgent care, women’s health, outpatient, primary care, emergency room nurse practitioner, failure to refer, discharge, torsion, abscess, appendicitis
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Life Care Planning

Available Nationally, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Life Care Planning (large cases), Medical Cost Projection (smaller cases), Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Mass Tort, Auto Accident Injury Assessment, Pain, Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait Dysfunction, Falls, Nursing Home Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Certified PM&R physician life care planner available for both life care plans (large cases) and medical cost projections (cost-effective for smaller cases). 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Available to both plaintiff/defense for life care plan and cost projection reports, rebuttal reports, and life expectancy opinions. Straightforward, flat-rate pricing on all services. Available in Pittsburgh and nationally. See details at www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or www.rehabanalytics.com

Michael P. Odenath, BSN, RN Michael P. Odenath BSN, RN, Long Term Care Expert

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Homes, Falls, Fall Prevention, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Delay in Care, Dementia Care, Medication Errors, State and Federal Regulations, Standard of Care, Legal Nurse Consulting, Medical Record Review, Merit Screening
Hands-on Supervision in a large SNF/LTC since 2015. 25 years of clinical nursing experience including 10 years in nursing leadership/supervision and administrative practice analysis. Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Immaculata University, RN/Associate Degree in Applied Science-Gloucester County College, Legal Nurse Consulting Services: Plaintiff /Defense Medical Record Review, Merit Screening, IME/DME Attendance

SHARON JOHNSON, RN, ALNC

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Nurse, Cardiothoracic Surgery - cardiac surgery recovery nurse, management of chest tubes, pacemakers, pacer wire removal, central and peripheral IV access, epidurals, drains, nasogastric tubes, heart rhythms, blood thinners, IV medication’s, infections, falls, blood clots, sepsis, heart-cath recovery
Twenty years of experience recovering Open-Heart surgeries in CVICU and CV Progressive Care. I am certified with a PCCN, which shows the ability to provide care for the acutely ill adult patient. Another certification is CSU-ACLS, which is advanced life support after cardiac surgery. Other Certifications: ACLS- Acute Cardiac Life Support; BLS- Basic Life Support; ALNC- Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant PCCN- Adult Progressive Care Nurse