Heart Failure Expert Witness

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Heart failure 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 failure. The heart failure expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, and Public Health.

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Arash Bereliani, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C. UCLA School of Medicine and Cedars Sinai Hospital Medical Center

Beverly Hills, California
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Aortic aneurysm, Heart failure, arrhythmia, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology, high blood pressure, HTN, stroke, CVA, embolism, Atrial fibrillation, sudden death
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Member, Center of Excellence, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Medical Director, Beverly Hills Institute of Cardiology and Preventive Medicine BOOK AUTHOR: "Heart Attack, Will It Happen To Me?", Published in 2019, Celebrity Press. Fellow, American College of Cardiology, Member, American Heart Association Member, American Society of Preventive Cardiology, Member, American College of Physicians Member, American Medical Association. Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

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

Meldon Levy, MD, FACC

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Ischemic Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Angina, Heart Failure, Stroke Prevention, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Transthoracic Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). Dr. Kaufman also appeared on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and competed as the "Ninjadoc" for seven seasons. Dr. Kaufman is fluent in Japanese and his lived abroad. As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of ref...

Shivi Sharma, MD FACP Yale University, Yale New Haven and Norwalk Hospital

Fairfield, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Medical Director, Internal Medicine, Internist, negligence, Injury and damages, causation, Malpractice, Quality of Care, Standard of Care, Heart failure, Residency, Resident, Attending, Chest Pain, Back Pain, Professor, Urgent Care, Medication error
Assistant Professor of Clnical Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 10 years of clinical experience. He has received accolades from the hospital on his quality of care; and served as a Medical Director and many committees at the highest levels of healthcare. His experience gives him insight from both a clinical and systems standpoint. Extensive experience with medical care, as it relates to doctors, nursing and residents - across a wide variety of specialties and levels of care from urgent cares, ED to the ICU He has also served in a capacity as Medical Director for a hospital floor working with management with different levels of staff members from techs to consultant attendings. Most recently, he also worked as a Director of a Hospitalist program, which included being a key decision maker in terms of hiring, firing, staff workflow, setting up expectations of care for medical doctors. His experience also includes a year as Chief Resi...

Brooks Walsh, MD

New Haven, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ultrasound, electrocardiogram, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrest, ACLS, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, aorta, dissection, pericardial effusion, tamponade, aneurysm, fibrillation, arrhythmia, resuscitation, MI, CHF, PE, HTN, VT, VF, AF, ECG, EMS
Residency trained EM at Yale, boarded in EM, 10 years experience urban environment. I am versed in all aspects of emergency medicine, but I have focused on cardiovascular problems in my research and education. I have published numerous academic articles and produced educational material about the use of the ECG and ultrasound to diagnose cardiac and respiratory conditions, including MI, CHF, PE, pre-eclampsia with pulmonary edema, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, coronary artery dissection, management of arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, evaluation of chest pain, evaluation of shortness of breath, and other cardio-respiratory problems. Additionally, I was a paramedic for 5 years before medical school, and maintain a relationship with EMS currently.

SOTIRIS STAMOU, MD, PHD

North Redington beach, Florida
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Aortic dissection, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist device, TAVR (traanscatheter aortic valve replacement), CABG, surgery, shock, heart failure, aortic, mitral, tricuspid, aneurysm, cardiac, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, heart.
I am a very experienced, well published, well-versed cardiac surgeon who performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgery. My results are excellent. I have held many academic positions. I am well published in cardiac surgery, with over 80 national and international publications in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. I serve at the editorial board of the AOrta journal and I am reviewer of many prestigious cardiothoracic surgery journals. I frequently present at National and International meetings and I am asked to provide expert opinion in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

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.

Gary R Fisch, MD

indianapolis, Indiana
Cardiovascular Disease - cardiology, hypertension, echocardiography, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, shortness of breath, chest pain
Many years of experience and success as a medical legal expert consultant Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine fellow in the American College of Cardiology Testamur status National Board of Echocardiography Indiana Honor Sagamore of the Wabash and Kentucky Colonel Recipient Methodist Staff and Faculty Distinguished Teacher Award Recipient Methodist Hospital Emergency Room Distinguished Teacher Award Publications: Supraventricular aberrancy: Indiana Medicine; Vol 81; No. 3 1988 Bundle Branch Block and Sudden Death : Progress in Cardiovascular Disease Vol XXIII, No. 3 , 1980 Concealed Transseptal Conduction --Let's Have Some Fun; Sermo Cardiology Website --2014 Ashman Phenomenon -- It's More Common Than You Think !!. Sermo Cardiology Website --2014

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics.

Athol W. Morgan, MD, MHS One Heart, LLC

Ellicott City, Maryland
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure

William R. Phillips, Jr, MD Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Encephalopathy, Delirium
Board-certified attending physician in active clinical practice in Hospital Medicine Harvard Medical School teaching faculty Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care with other specialties Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings, including international teaching experience

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). Dr. Kaufman also appeared on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and competed as the "Ninjadoc" for seven seasons. Dr. Kaufman is fluent in Japanese and his lived abroad. As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of ref...

Tamanna Nahar, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Vascular/Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Ultrasound, Preventive Medicine, Medical Management, Medical Devices, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Genetics, Heart Failure, Interventional Cardiology, Onco-Cardiology, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), Structural Heart Disease
I am a board certified well rounded cardiologist with a broad range of skills spanning over 20 years. My experience has encompassed academic and clinical medicine with a focus on noninvasive cardiology for the past 23 years at premier Institutions. I have strong leadership and mentorship skills in addition to budgeting and revenue cycle management. I have been a Co-PI for Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for Ultrasound Enhancing Agents and participated in clinical trials for various antihypertensive, lipid lowering, oral anticoagulant and heart failure drugs. In addition to serving as a Co-PI for Phase 3 trials for PFO/ASD device deployment trials. My expertise includes formulating and reviewing IRB protocols and serving on CRO committees. Previously served at the Harlem Hospital, Columbia Affiliate, NY as Chief of Cardiology and was also involved in the training of medical students, residents and nurse practitioners. Current Medical Licenses: • Pennsylvania • New York • New Jersey ...

David A. Friedman, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNC, FACP Northwell Health

Valley Stream , New York
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart failure, general cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear & exercise stress testing, and sports cardiology.

Maurice E. Varon, MD Sands Constellation Heart Institute-Rochester Regional Health

Rochester, New York
Cardiovascular Disease - Cardiology, Stress Testing, Heart Failure, Clinical Cardiology, Echocardiography, Coronary Disease, Arrhythmias, Nuclear Stress Testing, Valve Disease, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Heart Attack

John R Filip, MD, FAPWCA, FSVMB

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Atrial fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocardial Contusion in MVA, Chest Pain, Heart Failure, Vascular Medicine
Dr. Filip earned his medical degree from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. He served residencies at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland and in Philadelphia at the Jefferson University Hospital. He completed Cardiology Fellowship at the Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He worked as an Attending at the Bryn Mawr and Lankenau Hospitals. He served as Director of Bryn Mawr Wound Care and Vascular Center. He formerly held faculty appointments at the Hahnemann University and Presbyterian – University of Pennsylvania. Board Certified. Published. Experienced in testifying in both plaintiff and defense areas.

Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Associate Professor with active practice at Ivy League Hospital (U.Penn) - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top caliber journals, numerous book chapters - Internationally recognized speaker in critical ...

Charles S Wade, MD CL Wade Enterprises LLC

Norfolk, Virginia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Hospitalist, Heart attack, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Hemorrhage, Cardiomyopathy, QT Prolongation, Major Bleeding
Dual American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Demonstrated excellence in cardiac imaging by passing Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Dr. Wade is a physician expert serving as a military practicing cardiologist. Currently the Echocardiography Lab Director, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Multiple commendation medals for superior performance. Over a decade of clinical experience all over the world. Expert in all forms of stress testing, cardiac procedures, cardiac imaging and post-MI care. Special experience in consultative cardiology, outpatient, CCU, cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure and cardio-oncology. Strong forensic skills with excellent reasoning abilities. Can handle the largest of medical records and toughest of cases. Current faculty at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with experience as clinical faculty in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular ...