Foot Surgery Expert Witnesses

Foot surgery expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on foot surgery. The foot surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Podiatry.

Bob Baravarian, DPM University Foot and Ankle Institute

Santa Monica , California
Foot & Ankle Surgery - foot, ankle, podiatry, bunion, hammertoe, achilles, plantar fascia, plantar fasciitis, foot pain, ankle pain, CRPS, RSD, achilles tear, failed surgery, revision surgery, ankle surgery , foot surgery, ankle replacement , diabetic foot, Charcot
Dr Bob Baravarian is a fellowship trained podiatric foot and ankle surgeon with specialty in foot and ankle surgery, revision surgery, and complex foot and ankle correction. Dr Baravarian received his undergraduate training at the University of Southern California and placed division one tennis at USC. He then went to the California College of Podiatric Medicine for his 4 year medical schooling. He performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh (Southside Hospital) program for 3 years which is considered one of the finest foot and ankle training programs in the country. Dr Baravarian then completed a prestigious AO/ASIF trauma, reconstructive surgery and revision surgery fellowship in Dresden, Germany prior to joining the UCLA for the start of his career. In 2003, Dr Baravarian started University Foot and Ankle Institute in Los Angeles, California which has grown to 10 locations with 10 doctors and is considered the finest foot and ankle comprehensive center in Southern Cal...

Benjamin Cullen, DPM

San Diego, California
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy. Foot Pain, Foot Surgery, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Ankle Pain, Ankle Surgery, Tendon Tears, Arthritis, Bunions, Reconstructive surgery, trauma, sports medicine, arthritis, hammertoes
Dr. Cullen is a Foot and Ankle Specialist in private practice in San Diego, CA. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. After completing his medical training at CSPM in 2010, Dr. Cullen was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Hayward where he served as Chief Resident. He received comprehensive medical and surgical training by leaders in the field covering all variety of pathology in the foot and ankle. Thereafter, Dr. Cullen went into private practice in San Diego, and served as the Chief of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital for 4 years. He has been the Program Director of the Scripps Mercy Podiatric Surgery Residency since 2020. Dr. Cullen is a Past President of the San Diego Podiatric Medical Society. He is a national lecturer with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

David J Soomekh, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialty Group

Beverly Hills, California
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Foot Pain, Foot Surgery, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Ankle Pain, Ankle Surgery, Tendon Tears, Foot Arthritis, Bunions, Chronic Foot and Ankle Pain, Ankle Arthritis, Ankle Sprain
Dr. Soomekh is a Foot and Ankle Specialist and Surgeon in private practice in Beverly Hills since 2003. He has expertise in all foot and ankle pathology. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is the treating Foot and Ankle physician for the Los Angeles Ballet. He has served as an expert witness in his field since 2005 in a variety of cases for both prosecution and defense cases.

Eugene M. Pascarella, DPM, FACFAS, MBA Foot and Ankle Associates of Florida

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Sprain, Foot Injury, Ankle Injury, Buionectomy, Foot Wound, Foot Ulcer, Foot Infection, Diabetic Foot, Foot Surgical Complication, Foot Pain, Podiatry, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Gene Pascarella DPM, FACFAS, MBA is a board certified in forefoot, rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Pascarella is an Associate Professor at Kent State College of Podiatric medicine and the teaching staff for the Florida Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency program in Orlando Florida. Dr. Pascarella served on the Board of Trustees for the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and currently serves on the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine Advisory Board and Board of Trustees for the OCPM Foundation. He has 30 plus years’ experience in private practice at Foot and Ankle Associates of Florida.

Michael S. Nirenberg, D.P.M. Clinical and Forensic Podiatrist

Crown Point, Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatrist, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Forensic podiatrist, Foot Injury, Foot Doctor Malpractice, Foot Surgery Malpractice, Podiatry, Footprint, Foot, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Bunion, Podiatrist Malpractice, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Gait, Criminal, Pedicure
Dr. Nirenberg is a clinical and forensic podiatrist. This skill-set provides for sharp insight into foot or ankle injury, malpractice or crime-scene evidence (footprints, footwear and gait) in civil and forensic matters. Trial (and Daubert) successfully tested, Dr. Nirenberg has over 31 years of podiatry experience and provides expert witness case review in: • Podiatry/podiatrist malpractice, including blood clot, CRPS, nerve injury, arthroscopic surgery, diabetes, and amputation • Orthopedic Surgeon foot or ankle malpractice • Nurse or emergency room foot or ankle malpractice • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice • Foot/ankle injury cases, including slips and falls, pedicure or pedicurist-related • Workers compensation foot/ankle accidents • Product liability foot/ankle injury claims, patent dispute, cold therapy injury • Forensic Podiatry analysis of foot evidence at crime scenes, such as footprints, footwear, human remains or the gait of a criminal caught on vide...

Akash Gupta, MD

Portland, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Foot surgery, ankle surgery, bunion, Achilles, fracture, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthritis, sprain, tendon tear, revision surgery, knee, lower extremity, arthroscopy, cartilage, hip surgery, upper extremity, trauma
Dr. Gupta is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. He completed orthopaedic residency at the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, one of the world's busiest and most respected orthopaedic trauma hospitals. He then completed a highly prestigious fellowship in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, which is annually considered the top orthopaedic hospital in the nation. Dr. Gupta has been in private practice for 6 years and practices general orthopaedic surgery with a focus on foot and ankle disorders. He treats common conditions such as bunions, hallux rigidus, and flatfeet. Dr. Gupta is one of a handful of foot and ankle surgeons nationwide with training in minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery. He also treats degenerative conditions such as ankle arthritis and tendon dysfunction for which he performs ankle replacements and soft tissue reconstructio...

Robert A. Boudreau, DPM

Tyler, Texas
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Diabetic Foot, Foot Surgery Complications, Amputations of Foot, Foot Infections, Foot Surgery, Internal fixation complications, Foreign Body removal
Dr. Boudreau is a native Oklahoman, but has spent the last 39 years in Texas, and now considers himself "a Texan". He attended Oklahoma Christian College, and graduated in 1979 Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology. He then moved to San Francisco to attend the California College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in 1983 with a D.P.M. degree. Following his residency in Foot Surgery at the VAMC Waco, he established a successful private practice in Tyler Texas. He remained in Private Practice until 2008, when he joined the ETMC FirstPhysicians group, and later transitioned to UT Health Physicians Group. He has been Board Certified in Foot Surgery from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery since 1997, with current certification until 2027. Dr. Boudreau has significant experience in foot surgery, especially in the areas of the Diabetic Foot (wound care, soft tissue and bone infection, amputations), Foot surgery complications, Foot Infections (both soft tissue and bone infections)...