General Pediatrics Expert Witnesses

General pediatrics 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 general pediatrics. The general pediatrics expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Child Abuse, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Hospitalist, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics.

Juliana Gomez Arostegui, MD, MPH, FAAP Praxis Med Experts

Cajon, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Cardiology, MD, FAAP, General Pediatrics
Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui is a dedicated and accomplished medical professional who specializes in pediatric cardiology and pediatrics. Having a diverse background in clinical practice, medical education, and patient care, Dr. Gomez-Arostegui has made significant contributions to the field of healthcare. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, UCSD, where she brings her expertise to a dynamic academic environment. She cares for patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Between 2004 and 2011, Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui served as a pediatric hospitalist in the San Francisco Bay Area, working in two county hospitals. At Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), she held the position of inpatient attending, overseeing patients in the pediatric ward and the level III neonatal intensive care unit in collaboration with Stanford University pediatric residents. Concurrently, she also worked at ...

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Pasadena, California
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Teens, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Outpatient, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine
Dr. Jennie W. Gary is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a busy outpatient community pediatrics clinic as a general pediatrician, where she sees thousands of patients annually. She also teaches and supervises pediatric residents on a bi-weekly basis. She participates in weekly CME activities and practices standard of care, evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

Yolanda Lau, MD

Emeryville, California
Pediatrics - pediatrics, infant, adolescent, child, neglect, abuse, teenager, outpatient, newborn, primary care, neonate, neonatal, telemedicine, children, evidence based medicine, failure to thrive, general pediatrics, urgent care, circumcision
- Board certified pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics - Over 8 years of post-graduate experience in outpatient general pediatrics and inpatient newborn care and telemedicine - Expertise in growth and development of children from age 0 to 18 - Licensed in California, Texas, and New York - Medically trained in California. Residency in a hospital serving mostly underserved families, with experience in child abuse and forensic exams.

Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP

Stamford , Connecticut
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pedia...

Brian Harris, MD Pediatric Associates

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Pediatrics - General Pediatrics, Infants, Children, Adolescents , Pediatric Standard of Care, Evidence Based Medicine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Infectious Diseases, Puberty, Billing and Coding, Meningitis, Sepsis, Immunizations, Vaccines, Behavior Issues, Newborns, Child Abuse and Neglect
Dr. Harris is a board certified pediatrician who earned his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed his pediatric internship and residency at Stanford University. With over 30 years of experience in general primary care pediatrics, he has served as the medical director for Altamonte Pediatric Associates. Currently, Dr. Harris holds the position of Clinical Lead Physician, overseeing a team of doctors and nurse practitioners across three offices. Throughout his career, Dr. Harris has been dedicated to mentoring medical students and pediatric residents. His leadership extends beyond clinical practice; he has served as president of the Central Florida Pediatric Society and was the Founding Chairman of the Pediatric Section of Adventhealth Altamonte Hospital, contributing significantly to the establishment of a level 2 NICU for specialized care to newborns. A proponent of evidence-based medicine, Dr. Harris is well-versed in the pediatric standard of care within the...

David A Rusk, MD Pediatric Associates, Inc.

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Neonatology, Vaccines, Diabetes, Meningitis, Emergency, General Pediatrics
David A. Rusk, MD is the president of Pediatric Associates, Inc. and is a board-certified pediatrician with 20+ years of experience in private practice. As a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Medicine and as a general pediatrician, Dr. Rusk has extensive educational expertise, having taught nurses, medical students and residents for 20 years. He has experience in case review, medical malpractice panels and courtroom testimony. As the founder of the pediatric diabetes outpatient program at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, he has a particular area of expertise in outpatient diabetes management in addition to a broad fund of knowledge in pediatric care from birth through adolescence.

Rebecca A Hutchings, MD Children's Hospital of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - trauma, appendicitis, sepsis, febrile seizures, EMTALA violations, hospital system errors, orthopedic injuries, special needs children, chronically ill children, resident and student supervision, stroke, heart attack, precipitous deliveries, newborn care, general pediatrics
Dr. Rebecca Hutchings is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Pediatrics (ABP), and has been in full time post residency clinical practice for over 17 years. Dr. Hutchings got her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She then went on to earn her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and then completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hutchings began her career as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Ochsner Hospital and then took an academic position at Tulane Medical Center. She currently holds the title of Director of Medical Education for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (a level II trauma center), supervising students and...

Andrew J. Klein, MD

Hollis, New York
Pediatrics - Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatric Practice, Pediatric Primary Care, Outpatient, Inpatient, Newborn Nursery, Child Custody
Dr. Andrew J. Klein is board certified in pediatrics. He has a busy private practice in pediatrics and adolescent medicine in New York City since 1986. Dr. Klein graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan and then completed his residency in the Bronx at Albert Einstein and Jacobi Hospitals. Dr. Klein has admitting privileges at Cohen's Children's Medical Center (LIJ), North Shore University Medical Center and at New York Presbyterian Hospital (in Queens), where he admits patients and cares for well newborns. Dr. Klein provides medical malpractice case reviews, written reports, and testimony as an expert on behalf of plaintiff and defense . He has testified at deposition and at trial in medical malpractice cases.

Herschel Lessin, MD The Children's Medical Group, PLLC

Poughkeepsie, New York
Pediatrics - General pediatrics, General Pediatric care, Pediatric Standard of Care, Pediatric, Community pediatrics, Outpatient pediatrics, Board Certified, Newborn, infant, adolescent, infections, hip dysplasia, respiratory illness, Pediatric emergencies, documentation, nursery
Dr. Herschel Lessin has been a full-time practicing Pediatrician since 1982 and has served as an expert witness in Pediatric malpractice litigation since 1987, working for both plaintiff and defense. Trained at Stanford and Yale, Dr. Lessin has experience in case review as well as both deposition and trial testimony. He a founding member and Vice President of one of the larger US single specialty Pediatric practices with 8 locations and 26 clinicians, His practice includes children from birth through college. Dr. Lessin is active on a national policy level, having been co-lead author on several American Academy of Pediatrics policy statements and technical reports, as well as being a member of the authoring committee on several others. He is co-editor of the 2019 AAP ADHD Toolkit. He reviews a majority of AAP policy statements making comments for possible revision as needed. He has been a member of the Committee on Practice/Ambulatory Medicine and the Payer Advocacy Advisory Commit...

Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP

New York
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pedia...

Carey Williams, MD, MPH, FAAP

Greensboro, North Carolina
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, Sexual/child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine, ADHD
Dr. Carey C. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a large suburban outpatient pediatrics clinic which serves 16,000+ patients from birth to 19 years of age. As a general pediatrician, she sees thousands of patients annually for acute and preventive care, and has experience with hospital care of the well newborn. She has served as lead physician for clinic- and community-based quality improvement initiatives, participates in regular CME activities, and practices evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She also teaches and supervises medical students on a regular basis.

Deborah L. Silver, M.D. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, Hospitalist Pediatrics, Inpatient Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics General, Pediatrician, consultative pediatrician
Board Certified Pediatric Hospitalist; Board certified Pediatrician; Pediatric Hospitalist for 28 years; Educator for Pediatric and Family Practice Residents; qualified to review Pediatric Emergency care; qualified to review Pediatric outpatient care.

Niran S. Al-Agba, MD, FAAP Silverdale Pediatrics, PLLC

Silverdale, Washington
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse Defense, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Failure to Thrive, Short Stature, Child Death, Pediatric Standard of Care, Non-Physician Standard of Care (Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants).
My name is Dr. Niran Al-Agba and I am board-certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. I work at a busy outpatient pediatrics clinic for 22 years. I see thousands of patients annually. As a rural pediatrician, I have extensive experience with urgent and emergency care of children, including abusive trauma, bruising, fractures, asthma, allergic reactions, drug allergy, removal of foreign bodies, animal bites, wound care and head trauma. I teach and supervise medical students and residents regularly. I graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, the top-ranked school in primary care medicine for the past 20 years. I trained in general pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and residency at Denver Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. I hold a dual adjunct faculty appointment as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital in...