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, Medical Legal Evaluations, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine.

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Redondo Beach, 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.

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.

Duska J. Thurston, MD, FAAP

Bangor, Maine
Pediatrics, Sports Medicine - general pediatrics, adolescent medicine, child abuse and neglect, pediatric concussion, point of care ultrasound, newborn medicine, sports medicine, newborn hearing, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) associated hearing loss, pediatric resuscitation, neonatal resuscitation, child safety
I am a board certified pediatrician with over 25 years of experience in both in-patient and out-patient pediatrics. I have additional training and expertise in sports medicine and concussion. I have been an instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for almost 20 years as well as an instructor for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program for nearly 10 years. I have expertise in evaluation of newborn hearing and I serve as the Maine American Academy of Pediatrics (MAAP) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Chapter Champion. I have been involved in advocacy and have provided testimony to the Maine legislature in areas concerning CMV associated hearing loss in children. I have received the "Special Achievement Award for Distinguished Service and Dedication to the Mission and Goals of the Academy" from the American Academy of Pediatrics for my work and advocacy in child safety. Lastly, I am an experienced medical educator who multiple teaching awards. I am available for med...

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, Medical Legal Evaluations - General pediatrics, General Pediatric care, Pediatric Standard of Care, Pediatric expert, Community pediatrics, Outpatient pediatrics, Board Certified, Newborn, infant, adolescent, infections, hip dysplasia, respiratory illness, Pediatric emergencies, documentation, nursery, pediatric expert
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 24 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...

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

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 regularly rounds in the newborn nursery. She serves 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.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

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

Silverdale, Washington
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistant, Pediatric Urgent care, Pediatric Emergency Care, Wrongful Death
Board-Certified Pediatrician in private practice: 20 years + Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine: 10+ years. Training Center Faculty at Seattle Children’s Hospital for the Pediatric Advanced Life Support program: 15+ years Admissions Committee Member at the University of Washington School of Medicine: 20+ years Oversight/Supervision of medical students, residents, and nurse practitioners: 10+ years. Adjunct Faculty at the Northwest Family Medicine Residency Program in Bremerton, WA, affiliated with the Virginia Mason Franciscan Health System: 5+ years. Opinion Columnist for the Kitsap Sun Newspaper (a USA Today affiliate): 4+ years. Author: Patients at Risk: The rise of the nurse practitioner and physician assistant in healthcare (2020,) one of the national experts on data regarding nonphysicians working in supervised/unsupervised healthcare settings. Independent physician contractor for the Washington Sta...