Gastrointestinal Expert Witnesses

Gastrointestinal 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 gastrointestinal. The gastrointestinal expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Bariatric Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Medical Management, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Pathology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pharmacist, and Radiology.

Dan Cousin, MD

Alabama
Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology - Neuroradiology, Back & Spine Imaging, Body Imaging, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Imaging, Oncology, Cancer Imaging (missed cancer), Pediatric & Child Abuse, Medical Malpractice, Pulmonary, Demonstrative Evidence, MRI PET CT scan Ultrasound Mammography
With training from Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and other top tier institutions, Dr. Dan Cousin is a dual-boarded, fellowship-trained expert in Diagnostic Radiology in active clinical practice who offers same-day (<24 hr) turnarounds on radiology consultations. Dr. Cousin is a pioneer in 4D demonstrative evidence, has an impressive lecturing and public speaking experience, presents well before juries, and has testified as an expert over 60 times in the last 4 years. As of 2023, his plaintiff/defense split is approximately 50/50. Dr. Cousin has served as the Medical Director in private practice, and also as the Program Director for a residency program where he was responsible for teaching newly minted doctors to be radiologists. He has nearly two decades of experience in the field including both academic and private practices and both clinical and administrative positions. Dr. Cousin is currently the Clinical Director for BayView Radiology in Florida. He is board-certified by both the A...

Steven Karidas, MD

Birmingham, Alabama
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Neuroradiology, Back & Spine Imaging, Body Imaging, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Imaging, Oncology, Cancer Imaging (missed cancer), Pediatric & Child Abuse, Medical Malpractice, Pulmonary, Demonstrative Evidence, MRI PET CT scan Ultrasound Mammography
With training from Yale and other top-tier schools, Dr. Steven Karidas is a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained expert in Diagnostic Radiology in active clinical practice who offers same-day (<24 hr) turnarounds on radiology consultations. Dr. Karidas has served as section head, lead radiologist consultant, and has two decades of experience in the field including both academic and private practices and both clinical and administrative positions. He is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology. Before completing his postdoctoral Fellowship at Yale - New Haven Hospital. Dr. Karidas received his MD from New York Medical College where he completed his Internship and Radiology Residency. Dr. Karidas provides expert consultation in body, neuroradiology, and msk for attorneys, insurance companies, vendors, and other clients both nationally and internationally. He is committed to providing quality consultations for independent reads, written reports, expert testimony, and other co...

William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS Alabama Bariatrics

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Gastric bypass, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, gastrointestinal, GI, sleeve, laparoscopic, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, bariatrics, obesity
I am a full-time, board certified surgeon with a fellowship in bariatric surgery, specializing in complex bariatric cases. I have performed over 3500 bariatric operations including intragastric balloons, as well as many, many other related procedures. I also spend a considerable amount of time teaching, and am an associate professor of surgery at our regional medical school as well as serve as the Director of Medical Education for our hospital's medical student teaching program. I have reviewed over 30 cases in the last decade, have issued written reports, given numerous depositions, and testified in court as an expert witness. I have served on hospital peer-review committees and executive committees, the board of our state medical society and state board of medical examiners, published peer-reviewed articles, and am currently a surveyor for a national surgical quality accreditation program. I limit my expert witness services to bariatric surgery cases and general surgery complicati...

Naziheh Assarzadegan, MD

Newberry, Florida
Pathology - Gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas, cancer, tumor, inflammatory diseases, benign, malignant
Double fellowship-trained expert in the fields of Gastrointestinal Pathology and General Surgical Pathology. Certified by the American Board of Pathology in both Anatomical and Clinical Pathology, Dr. Assarzadegan has extensive subspecialty training in Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreas Pathology from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University. Currently serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, Dr. Assarzadegan focuses primarily on Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreas Pathology. With a distinguished expertise in diverse areas, Dr. Assarzadegan excels in diagnosing inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including gastritis, celiac disease, colitides, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), vasculitides, Barrett esophagus and dysplasia, as well as benign and malignant tumors of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach), liver, gallbladder, biliary tract, and pancreas, encompassing various carci...

Dan Cousin, MD

Weston, Florida
Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology - Neuroradiology, Back & Spine Imaging, Body Imaging, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Imaging, Oncology, Cancer Imaging (missed cancer), Pediatric & Child Abuse, Medical Malpractice, Pulmonary, Demonstrative Evidence, MRI PET CT scan Ultrasound Mammography
With training from Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and other top tier institutions, Dr. Dan Cousin is a dual-boarded, fellowship-trained expert in Diagnostic Radiology in active clinical practice who offers same-day (<24 hr) turnarounds on radiology consultations. Dr. Cousin is a pioneer in 4D demonstrative evidence, has an impressive lecturing and public speaking experience, presents well before juries, and has testified as an expert over 60 times in the last 4 years. As of 2023, his plaintiff/defense split is approximately 50/50. Dr. Cousin has served as the Medical Director in private practice, and also as the Program Director for a residency program where he was responsible for teaching newly minted doctors to be radiologists. He has nearly two decades of experience in the field including both academic and private practices and both clinical and administrative positions. Dr. Cousin is currently the Clinical Director for BayView Radiology in Florida. He is board-certified by both the A...

Steven Siegal, MD, FACS GI Surgical Specialists

Fort Myers, Florida
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - Endoscopy, Hernia, Gastrointestinal, Solid Organ, Postoperative Care, Colonoscopy , Colon, Weight Loss, Acid reflux, Hiatal Hernia, Upper GI, Swallowing Disorders, Robotic Surgery, Informed Consent, Wound Care
Dr. Siegal is a board-certified fellow surgeon of the American College of Surgeons with specialty training in minimally invasive bariatric, robotic, and endoscopic surgery. He graduated from the University of Miami in 2008, then received his medical degree from the University of Florida in 2013. Dr. Siegal then pursued his general surgery residency at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR where he published many peer-reviewed research papers focused on hernia surgery, esophageal cancer, and reflux disease. He then pursued a fellowship in advanced robotic gastrointestinal, endoscopic and bariatric surgery at Penn State University where he focused on advanced surgical endoscopy. In addition to being a Founding Member of the American Foregut Society, Dr. Siegal carries the following certifications: SAGES Flexible Endoscopy, Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy, Intuitive Robotic Surgery, Stop ...

Hannah Wilker, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Family Nurse Practitioner, Gastrointestinal, Primary Care, HIPPA, Registered Nurse, Administering Medications, Wound Care, Standard of Care, Collaborative Care, Level 1 Emergency Room Trauma, Endoscopy, Chronic Comorbidities, Perioperative
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in GA, SC and NC. Experience in a diverse array of healthcare environments including level one emergency trauma center, elementary school nursing, gastrointestinal endoscopy suite and perioperative services. Available for records review, case analysis disposition, depositions and court testimonies.

Daniel Mickool, R.Ph, M.S., Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, Joint Commission standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, carcinogenic drugs, falls, pharmacology/, weight loss drugs.
With over 35 years of experience in pharmacy practice, education, and research, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my role as a pharmacist, educator, and researcher. Throughout my career, I've had the privilege of being recognized nationally and internationally, having been invited to speak at prestigious conferences and contributing authorship to the Qatar Declaration commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO). Currently, I serve on the board of the Maine Pharmacy Association and as a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association, where I actively contribute to advancing the pharmacy profession. My academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and Husson University allow me to make a meaningful impact in educating future healthcare professionals. I thoroughly enjoy teaching in various settings, including classrooms, hospitals, and medical clinics, where I provide invaluable drug information to physicians, nurses, and...

Harpreet Pall

Princeton, New Jersey
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Medical Management - Endoscopy, hepatology, nutrition, liver, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac, gastrointestinal, health systems, motility, milk protein allergy, pancreatitis, childhood digestive disease, abdominal pain, intestine, failure to thrive, gastritis, functional pain
Dr. Harpreet Pall is a board certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist. He is an award winning physician and is currently Associate Chair of Pediatrics, President-Elect of the Medical Staff, Associate Professor and Chief of Gastroenterology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Pall has formal management and leadership training including an MBA, year-long leadership fellowship, medical management coursework at Harvard, and most recently a Dean's internship at Drexel University College of Medicine. As a highly effective physician executive versed in medical management, his expertise is in clinical program development, medical education, and academic mentorship. Dr. Pall is a collaborative team leader who encourages creative problem-solving and practices meta-leadership. He has been nationally recognized for his scholarship in clinical efficiency, patient experience, and health disparities as related to the field o...

Ami Vakharia, MD

Durham, North Carolina
Radiology - Abdominal Radiology, Body Radiology, Breast Radiology, Mammography, Digital mammography, tomosynthesis, CT, MRI, X-ray, Ultrasound, Stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound biopsy, Breast, Needle localization, Imaging, CAT scan, Fluroscopy, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, 3-D imaging
Dr. Ami Vakharia is ABR-boarded in Diagnostic Radiology, with fellowship training in Breast and Abdominal Radiology. Dr. Ami Vakharia is active in clinical practice and loves lecturing residents and fellows at an academic practice. This guarantees that Dr. Vakharia is up to date in the latest research and technology. Additionally Dr. Vakharia presents well with great public speaking skills. Dr. Vakharia can provide same-day (<24hr) turnarounds on radiology consultations and is committed to providing quality consults for independent reads, written reports, expert testimony, and other consulting service, all at a competitive fee. Dr. Vakharia received her BS/MD from University of Miami at a combined 7-year college/medicine program where accepted into medical school from high school. Additionally, Dr. Vakharia completed residency at University of North Carolina and fellowship at the reputable Duke University. Dr. Vakharia served as chief resident for the institute's residency program...