Foreign Body Expert Witnesses

Foreign body 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 foreign body. The foreign body expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Ophthalmology.

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

Kevin J. Donaghy, MD

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Abdominal Pain, Airway Management, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Ischemic Bowel, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, PA/Midlevel Supervision
I am a residency trained emergency physician and am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I have practiced emergency medicine for 19 years in community Emergency Departments.

David Kaye, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Madera, California
Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, Vision Loss, Puncture, Abrasion, Cornea Injury, Retina Injury, Vision Loss, Puncture, Foreign Body, Chemical Injury, Light Sensitivity, Eye Pain, Reduced Night Time Vision, Eye Strain, Optic Nerve, Double Vision, Dry Eyes
Dr. David Kaye is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He is Fellowship trained in neuro-ophthalmology and refractive surgery and is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. He is also a Fellow of the Legal College of Medicine (J.D) and holds specialized certifications in LASIK, Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), and Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK). In addition to his broad personal background, he also comes from a family of eight active ophthalmologists. Dr. Kaye has a successful practice in the Central Valley of California. Dr. Kaye is widely respected for consistently providing the most advanced medical technology to his patients. Dr. Kaye introduced Laser Vision Correction to the Central Valley in 1996. He also pioneered disposable contact lenses in the U.S.A. and was awarded patents for his research on detecting glaucoma. He has been performing refractive surgery for over 20 years, including L...

Alexander Knezevic, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Ophthalmology - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, Loss of Vision, Corneal Abrasion, Puncture Wounds, Subconjunctival Hemorrhage, Accidents, Blunt Force Trauma, Surgical Complications, Blurry Vision, Blindness, Detached Retina, Inflammation, Foreign Body, Reduced Vision
Dr. Knezevic completed his ophthalmology training at the prestigious Northwestern University, which has consistently been ranked one of the nation’s top medical schools by U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Knezevic continued his surgical training at University of California - Irvine with a Fellowship in Corneal, Anterior Segment, & Refractive surgery. Dr. Knezevic has published many peer-reviewed articles, presented at national conferences, and written a number of book chapters on the topics of dry eye, corneal surgery, and cataract surgery. He has performed an extensive number of sight-saving surgeries abroad, and has been a visiting physician in both India and Nepal. He is motivated to pass his experience on to the next generation by teaching residents and medical students. He holds appointments as a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at UCLA and Medical Staff at Cedars-Sinai.

Jacob Reznik, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Newport Beach, California
Ophthalmology - Standard of Care, Injury, Loss of Vision, Corneal Abrasion, Puncture Wounds, Subconjunctival Hemorrhage, Accidents, Blunt Force Trauma, Surgical Complications, Blurry Vision, Blindness, Detached Retina, Inflammation, Chemical Burns, Foreign Body
Jacob Reznik, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist, refractive surgeon specializing is modern, all laser cataract and refractive surgery and a founding partner at the Glaucoma Care Center. Dr. Reznik is a third generation physician and second generation ophthalmologist. Specializing as a cataract surgeon with more than 17,000 procedures completed to date. Dr. Reznik has contributed to multiple scientific studies including safety of modern refractive surgery, treatment of ocular infections and age-related macular degeneration. He has several scientific articles published in peer reviewed journals including Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Journal of Refractive Surgery and Expert Review Ophthalmology. He has presented his research findings at global and domestic conferences such as the International Congress of Genetics, American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting and the Wilmer Research Association. Dr. Reznik is a member of the American Academy of Ophtha...

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

Roy R Keys, MD FACEP FAAEM

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Plaintiff, defense, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, chest pain, abdominal pain, foreign body, aneurysm, torsion, pneumonia, standard of care, deviation, competency, overdose, ectopic, error, arrest, ectopic, medication, failure treat
I have been reviewing cases and testifying as an ER expert since 1995. I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My focus is on general community emergency medicine. I have had teaching appointments as community faculty at 3 major universities. I have covered emergency departments ranging from 9,000 visits per year to almost 70,000 visits per year as well as Veterans Affairs certified Geriatric ED. I have reviewed cases and testified for plaintiff, defendant, product liability, corporate liability, criminal and for the North Carolina medical board. I am fair, honest, hard working, and articulate and show great attention to detail. I have reviewed and/or testified in Florida, Washington DC, Indiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee and for the North Carolina Medical Board. I work full time but recently have less clinical responsibilities and enjoy this type of work. Firms...

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Spinal Abscess Hematoma, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 16 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 6 years of expert witness experience -- All genres of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.