Heart Disease Expert Witness

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Heart disease 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 heart disease. The heart disease expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiovascular Disease, Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Life Care Planning, Medical Legal Evaluations, Pediatric Cardiology, and Public Health.

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Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 16 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota.

Anthony C Chang, MD, MBA, MPH Children's Hospital of Orange County

Laguna Beach, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Public Health - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Sudden Death, Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Failure, Postoperative Care, Pulmonary Hypertension, Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, Public Health, Sports Medicine
Training and attending service at the three top pediatric heart programs. Editor of textbooks Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults with expertise in congenital Heart Disease and Perioperative Care as well as cardiomyopathy and sudden death in pediatric patients

Uri Elkayam, MD University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart Disease, Pregnancy, Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, Cardio obstetrics, heart failure, cardiomyopathies

Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence.

Todd Zoltan, MD, JD

Boulder, Colorado
Family Medicine - Urgent Care, Primary Care, Student Health, College Health, Heart disease, Cancer screening, Chronic medical conditions, Diabetes, Telemedicine, Failure to refer, Failure to diagnose, Wilderness Medicine.
Residency trained, board certified Family Medicine physician who is actively practicing in an outpatient setting. Full scope Family Medicine including pediatric, geriatric, acute and chronic medical management. This includes a wide range of conditions including cancer screening, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke care, sports injury, pneumonia, chest pain, abdominal pain, headache, depression, anxiety, pain management. Previous experience in College Health (3 years), Urgent Care (10 years), inpatient medicine (4 years). Current Air Force Reserve officer with active duty service both within the US and abroad.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Smyrna, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Georgia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

Gregory E. Jones, MD

Douglasville , Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, septic shock, medical necessity, standard of care, respiratory failure, heart failure, heart disease, stroke, peri-operative management
Dr. Jones is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in Hospital Medicine. He is licensed in GA, SC, and TN. He received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues to practice as a Hospitalist in Georgia.

RIPPLE R. DOSHI, MD, FACC, FSCAI Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Stents, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Angioplasty, Echocardiogram, Myocardial Infarction, Board Certified, Nuclear Cardiology, Chest Pain
I am a quadrupled board certified physician in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. I am skilled in coronary and peripheral interventions. I have experience in academic and community practice medicine. I have over 5 years experience reviewing records and have also been trained in providing expert testimony. I am always available to discuss a case at your convenience and can provide a narrative report, if requested.

Richard A Hahn, MD, FACC FACP FCCP

Indianapolis, Indiana
Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Legal Evaluations - coronary artery disease, heart attack/ MI, rhythm disturbances/ arrhythmias, blood clots/ DVT/ PE, anticoagulation, high blood pressure/ hypertension, high blood cholesterol/ hyperlipidemia, EKG/ ECG/ electrocardiogram, stents/ PCI/ angioplasty, coronary artery bypass surgery/ CABG, heart disease
I enjoy performing detailed work, especially reviewing patient charts for medicolegal consultations. I have worked with both defense and plaintiff law firms, and have usually been successful in helping cases be settled rather than go to court. I have been engaged as an expert reviewer and witness since the mid-1990's, working with law firms, insurance companies, and social security disability. My goal is to apply my cardiovascular medical education, training, and experience in order to arrive at fair, impartial, and timely opinions for all parties concerned. My clinical responsibilities included complex inpatient and outpatient care; daily CCU, ICU, and ER interactions; medical director oversight of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and of the Congestive Heart Failure/ Healthy Hearts Clinic; and invasive procedures in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. I am also enthused about medical research.

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Louisiana
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Ellen Bondar, MD Art of Medicine, P.C.

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease, oncology
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.

Robert Y Meyerson, M.D.

Austin, Texas
Family Medicine - Primary care physician, Board Certified Family Medicine, emergency medicine, urgent care, heart disease, drug and alcohol abuse, hypertension, cancer screening, headache, chronic pain, allergic reactions, acute and chronic medical problems, depression
• Board-certified clinically active Family Physician with over 35 years experience treating adult, geriatric and pediatric patients with emergency, acute and chronic medical problems • Extensive experience in both clinical outpatient and rural emergency medical setting. • Past Medical Director • Over 12 years’ experience providing volunteer medical services in underdeveloped countries • Former physician reviewer with Texas Medical Liability Trust