Family Medicine Expert Witnesses

Family medicine 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 family medicine. The family medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Obesity, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Physician Assistant, and Preventive Medicine.

Julia W. Auerbach, MD, JD MD Consult Services

Family Medicine, General Practice - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records (Cerner), Legal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Auerbach is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. In addition to her clinical duties, she recently served for two years as the Medical Director of her Family Medicine practice, where she led and supervised MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and medical students. Dr. Auerbach is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Vermont, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine. Dr. Auerbach received her A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University, and her Law and Medical Degrees from the University of Connecticut. She was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1991. She is available to provide expert witness consultation services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Jonathan Gully, MD

Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Standard of Care, Pediatrics, Diabetes, Cancer Screening, Failure to Diagnose, Adolescent Health Care, Chest Pain, Infections, Gynecology
Dr. Gully is board certified in Family Medicine, currently practicing full-time as a Primary Care Physician, including care through telemedicine. In addition to treating patients he also supervises Nurse Practitioners and medical students. Prior to this he practiced in both Urgent Care Centers and Hospital settings. He earned an MD from the University of Cincinnati and completed residency in Chicago. Dr. Gully has recent experience in cases involving failure to diagnose, cancer screening, anticoagulation therapy, orthopedics, and morbidity following inpatient and outpatient surgery. He has been lauded for his written and oral communication skills, as well as poise during testimony.

Roberto Contreras II, MD, CLCP California Life Care Planning Association

Huntington Beach, California
Life Care Planning, Internal Medicine - medical billing, life care planner, hospitalist, medical devices, medical management, medical coding, legal medicine, legal nurse consulting, nurse practitioner, obstetrics and gynecology, addiction medicine, family medicine, general practice, gynecology, consultative examinations
The California Life Care Planning Association was created by experts in the field of Life Care Planning, with more than 30 years of experience working in the health care industry. All of our professionals are Certified Life Care Planners, as well as active medical practitioners dedicated to assessing lifetime cost of care for individuals with catastrophic injuries/illness. What sets us apart from many other Life Care Planning organizations and individuals is that all of our Life Care Planners have active direct experience with patient care. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and hold all of our affiliates to that same higher standard. Whether it be plaintiff, defense , or any other client, our methodology is transparent and consistent. Given the healthcare backgrounds of our founders, all Life Care Plans and services are overseen by a Physician. Similar to a hospital setting, many of our services go through "rounding" with senior partners and physicians to make sure we are keep...

Rania Khan, MD

Santa Clara, California
Family Medicine - addiction medicine, pain medicine, urgent care, primary care, Supervision to PAs, women’s health, back pain, cancer screening, telemedicine, family medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, opioid use disorder, pain management, injectables
Board certified in Family Medicine, with full scope in primary care and in urgent care. Practice includes treatment of pediatric, adult, pregnant, and geriatric patients as well as patients suffering from chronic pain and opioid use. Regularly perform procedures such as joint injections, I&D, laceration repairs, birth control implant and IUD procedures, botulinum toxin, trigger point injections, bedside ultrasound. Regularly triage patients in urgent care setting of chest pain, respiratory distress, abdominal pain. Flexible and easy to work with, willingness to learn, and motivated to deliver great quality reports in a timely manner.

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...

Pat Leung, MD PharmD MPH Medical Physicians Group PLLC

Jacksonville , Florida
Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Correctional Medicine, Pharmacotherapy, Urgent Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine
Dr. Leung possesses double doctorates as he has a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) and a Pharmacy Doctorate (Pharm.D.) graduae Summa Cum Laude and ranked #1 in his PharmD class throughout the whole curriculum. Dr. Leung is experienced at finding medical errors as he has been working for over 15 years in finding and preventing medical errors. He is currently working at Medical Physicians Group PLLC where he works at urgent care and outpatient clinics and sees telemedicine patients. He previously worked as a Senior Medical Physician for the Northeast Florida State Hospital, and as a Correctional Medicine Physician at the Baker County Jail which housed inmates from the Georgia and Florida Marshals and ICE patients as well. He also worked in occupational medicine and emergency medicine at the federal facility for two years. As a pharmacist, Dr. Leung was a pharmacist-in-charge for an HIV pharmacy. He has worked in multiple settings as a pharmacist including hospital pharmacy, CVS, Walgree...

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.

Stephen A. Barnes, DO

Pella, Iowa
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, rural emergency, medical malpractice, rural trauma, MI, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appropriate transfer, EMTALA, acute abdomen, airway management, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, APP supervision, PA supervision, hospital policy, credentialing
Dr. Barnes has over 10 years of clinical experience working in emergency departments across the state of Iowa in community hospital settings. Dr. Barnes is board certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM and he currently practices at Pella Regional Health Center, a level 3 trauma center and critical access hospital in Pella, Iowa. He has leadership experience as a chief resident during his training at University of Iowa- Broadlawns Medical Center family medicine residency. He currently serves as chief of medical staff at PRHC where he acts as a liaison between the administration team and hospital staff. These duties include credentialing, hospital policy and physician quality and review issues. He has clinical experience in the family medicine clinic and as a hospitalist, however, he spends most of his time in the emergency department at PRHC. He has served in 10 different Iowa Emergency Departments. Most of this has been in the rural setting. He has build significant experience in t...

Louis S. Strauss, MD

New Orleans, Louisiana
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Academic, Resident Supervision, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Collaborative agreements, Urgent Care
• Board-certified family medicine physician in active practice for over 13 years • Medical expert witness reviewer for South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners • Founding Medical Director for multiple busy urgent care centers • Numerous past academic and clinical faculty appointments in medical school and residency programs • Experience in clinical supervision of nurse practitioners and physician assistants

Jason M Marchi, FNP-BC NP Legal Consulting

Danvers, Massachusetts
Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Adult Medicine, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, preventative health care, substance abuse, polypharmacy, women's health, men's health, home health, inpatient, outpatient
Owner of XMED NP Witness Solutions, LLC. Experienced nurse practitioner with background in family medicine, home health, substance abuse, urgent care, adult medicine, pediatric medicine, and geriatric medicine. Presently in practice with busy primary care office in the Boston area. I have 15 years of health care experience in numerous settings and in many capacities, including medical tech, registered nurse, and advanced practice nurse. I am a graduate of MCPHS University and board certified to practice family medicine as a nurse practitioner by the ANCC. I routinely act as preceptor/clinical instructor for nurse practitioner students. I am an adjunct Professor of pharmacotherapeutics for Endicott College's Nurse Practitioner program. I am currently licensed to practice in the State Massachusetts and in the State of New Hampshire (2022). In addition to direct medical care, I routinely audit charts for best-safe practice and appropriate billing. I frequently participate in meet...

Niraj Govil, MD, MPH

Manalapan, New Jersey
Telemedicine, Family Medicine - Aerospace medicine, aviation medicine, occupational medicine, fitness for air travel, disability evaluations, impairment evaluation, workplace injuries, return to work, fitness for duty, impairment, family medicine, urgent care
Dr. Govil is a licensed physician in active practice with over 20 years experience. He currently serves as a Senior Ranking Physician for the United States Air Force. Dr. Govil is triple board certified in Family Medicine, Aerospace Medicine, and Occupational Medicine. He holds an MPH from Rutgers Unviersity/John’s Hopkins University School of Public Health. Dr. Govil previously worked as a family physician in private practice, caring for a diverse patient population. He continues to work in an urgent care community setting. He also provides telemedicine care in the specialty of family practice. Dr. Govil has significant teaching experience, and serves a faculty member in the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Govil has extensive experience evaluating and opining on workplace injury, disability, and occupational injury cases. He has been called upon to express opinions on disability evaluations, patient impairment, workplace injuries, and fitness for...

Maud Meulstee, DNP, RN, CNP

Charlotte, North Carolina
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 per...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
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

W. Anthony Gerard, MD, FACEP, FAAFP

Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine, Rural Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Workforce, Physician Credentialing, Criminal Defense Cases Medical Expert, Emergency Medicine Malpractice, Insurance Reviews, Peer Review
URGENT CARE, FAMILY MEDICINE, EMERGENCY MEDICINE Full time clinician and assistant clinical professor. Prompt and professional expert on the standard of care for family medicine, urgent care and emergency medicine. Reasonable rates, and expedited reviews when necessary: I'm always willing to discuss a case without obligation. Published author on family physicians in emergency medicine; workforce and credentialing issues in EM. Full-time practice of EM, part time urgent care, Family practice trained emergency physician; broad scope of practice that includes the initial management of most clinical conditions. Some Key terms for searching : sore throat, peritonsilar abscess, mastoiditis, allergic reaction, glacoma, eye injury, loss of vision, double vision, vertigo, cerebellar, anaphylaxis, airway management, failure to intubate, arrythmias, chest injury, trauma, pneumonia, pneumothorax, chest pain, heart disease, other myocardial diseases, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary ...

Ryan C. Fowler, MD RCF Consulting LLC

Houston, Texas
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine - Family medicine, emergency medicine, sports medicine, concussion, hospice, hospitalist, palliative medicine

Arthur T. Hadley, III, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM Smart Medical

Katy, Texas
Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Disability Evaluation, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Aviation/Aerospace Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
Having commanded hospitals in peace and war and being held accountable for all aspects of healthcare. I can comment on a hospital's performance (joint committee inspections), the provision of health care, in general and an individuals performance in particular. Fully certified in occupational medicine to include federal drug testing.

ALONSO J OSORIO GIRALDO, MD INDEPENDENT

TYLER, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - EMERGENCY MEDICINE, FAMILY MEDICINE, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, STROKE, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, PEDIATRICS, CRITICAL CARE OF OF ACUTE EMERGENCIES, MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS/MVC, SURGICAL & MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS, OB-GYN EMERGENCIES, MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS/INTERACTIONS
Dr. Alonso J. Osorio-Giraldo, M.D. was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia. A Foreign Medical Graduate who has been in medical practice now for 21+ successful years. He is a graduate of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, in December 2001, and immigrated to the USA more than 24 years ago with the dream of becoming a physician trained in North America. Initially, he trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Family Medicine from 2003 to 2006, was in private practice for 2 years, and went back for a second residency training in Emergency Medicine from 2008 to 2011 at the University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital. He currently holds the credentials of Board Certification in Emergency Medicine (ABEM), Board Certification in Family Medicine (ABFM), and is proudly a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Academy of Family Physicians, and The American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Osorio has held leadership positions, ...

SAIMA SIDDIQUI, MD

San Antonio, Texas
Family Medicine, Obesity - Family Medicine, General Practice, Standards of care, Nursing home, Hospice and palliative care, Acute Care, Emergency care, 35 years experience Associate professor
I am a board certified clinician (35 years) with fellowships and experience of working in different countries with multicultural population. For last 17 years I am teaching and training undergraduate and medical students and residents (physicians in training) in hospital and clinic settings. I am a researcher with masters in clinical investigation and grant generating program fellowship. I teach research methods to students and residents. I am author of several grants and award winning publications in peer reviewed journals, national and international conferences. I have served on several regional, national and international committees and carried out quality assurance projects. I am medical director for CVS clinics and supervise nurse practitioners and physician assistants for last several years. I have developed a weight loss program specifically for low income and underserved population. There are only two programs in US with same setting (Physician, Dietitian, Psychologist). I ...

James G. Lenhart, MD, FAAFP, MPH Fellow American Academy Family Physicians

Gig Harbor, Washington
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - hospital medicine, academic medicine, evidence based medicine, family medicine, pregnancy, labor, delivery
Board Certified in Family Medicine. Special focus on academic and clinical teaching for the past 23 years. Academic rank of full professor at 3 public university schools of medicine.

Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, PhD, M.Ed, MPAS, DFAAPA PA Experts Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physician Assistant, General Practice - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Expert Witness Referrals, PAs, NPs, and RNs, nurse, sitter, nursing home, long term care, assisted living, memory care, EMT, CRNA, CNM, PT.
Dr. Nicholson is a 30 years practicing PA, PA Educator and experienced legal consultant. He can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide other PA, NP and RNs. Malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition and testimony for all medical specialties. Dr. Nicholson is a recognized leader in the PA profession and recognized expert on PA malpractice. He can either help you personally or provide the right expert, usually within 24 hours. Current CV Highlights: Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants; President, American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine; Membership Commission, AAPA; Delegate, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants; Board of Directors, Hillside Health Care International Mission Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Wisconsin – Madison PA Program Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Marquette University PA Program Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants President, PA Experts Netwo...