Hie Expert Witnesses

Hie 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 hie. The hie expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Brain Injury Medicine, Gynecology, Mental Health, Midwife, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatric Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Psychology.

William T. Madland, MD

Alabama
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Calabasas, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education, Malingering
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults in Southern California. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. The findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (...

William T. Madland, MD

California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Brian Wong, MD Child Neurology Consulting Services

Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Neurology - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, brain injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussion, headache, seizures, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, intellectual disability, autism, ADHD
Dr. Brian Wong is a Board Certified Neurologist with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. He maintains an active medical practice as a Medical Director at Cortica, a multi-disciplinary clinic for children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. He completed his post-graduate training at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD, ABPP Board Certified Neuropsychologist

Miami, Florida
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Pediatric, Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prenatal Injury, Birth Injury, Teratogenic, Hypoxia, HIE, Stroke, Developmental Disorder, Autism, ADHD, Learning Disorder, Childhood Dementia, Near Drowning, Memory, Attention, Behavior, Board Certified.
Double-boarded in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I have also been certified as a Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. Employed by Nicklaus Children's Hospital for the past 16 years, where I work very closely with neurology and neurosurgical colleagues. Formerly "Miami Children's Hospital", we are the largest dedicated pediatric hospital in the state. Clinical cases range from frank acquired brain injury to more subtle gestational or birth injuries. Most referrals have complex medical and psychiatric presentations, typically with multiple underlying etiologies. Training and experience spans from infancy to geriatrics, with patients seen from infancy through young adulthood. Expert witness for both plaintiff and defense: includes Independent Neuropsychological Evaluations /"CME's", record reviews, and consultation services. Forensic neuropsychology evaluations in the tri-...

William T. Madland, MD

Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Brandon E Bourgeous, MD, FACOG Gynamic Solutions, LLC

Fairfax, Iowa
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Hysterectomy, Placental abruption, Laparoscopy, Trauma in pregnancy, Robotic surgery, Preterm birth, Ectopic pregnancy, Preeclamsia, Shoulder dystocia, Laparoscopic injury, HIE, Ureter injury, Cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, Birth injury, Bowel injury, Hysteroscopy, IUD complication, Defense, Plaintiff
I am a board certified ob gyn with 25 years clinical experience and a busy full-time private practice in obstetrics and gynecology. I still perform 150-225 deliveries a year. My experience includes having performed over 600 robotic surgeries including hysterectomies, endometriosis surgery, cornual resections and prolapse repairs. I have performed over 750 incontinence procedures and I am active in operative hysteroscopy as well. I am a fellow of ACOG and I have been ABOG certified since 2004. I have deposition and trial experience and I am thorough.

Brian Woodruff, MD

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, cerebral palsy, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, seizures, life expectancy, medical necessity, timing of injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussions, headaches, intracranial hemorrhage, epilepsy, head trauma, developmental delay
Board-certified pediatric neurologist in active clinical practice. Michigan and Wisconsin trained. Award-winning teacher. Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine school faculty. Extensive expert witness experience – testified in over 100 cases.

Steven D Lockman, MD Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Institute

Plymouth, Minnesota
Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Mild TBI, mTBI, Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Sports Injury, Anoxic Brain Injury, HIE, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PCS, Nerve Injury, Acute Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Life Care Planning, Independent Medical Examinations, IMEs, Whiplash, MVA
Award-winning brain injury medicine physician in active clinical practice. Triple board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Certified Life Care Planner. Former Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hennepin County Medical Center. 20+ Years of University medical school teaching experience. Experienced Expert Witness & Independent Medical Examiner.

William T. Madland, MD

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Rahul Guha, MD

Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Epilepsy, Seizures, Electroencephalogram, EEG, Prognosis of Cardiac Arrest, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, HIE, anoxic brain injury, Headache, Concussion, Coma, Anti-Seizure Drug Toxicity, Stroke, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Seizures in Pregnancy, Seizure Meds causing fetal malformations
Fellowship trained epilepsy neurologist in active clinical practice. Triple board- certified (neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy). University of Virginia educated and trained. University of Lynchburg and Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty. Experienced public speaker.

William T. Madland, MD

New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Karen L Lefler, MSN/Ed, ARNP, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy
38 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 29 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport

Kimberly A. Bowman, MD, FACOG

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, birth injury, birth trauma, asphyxia, HIE, shoulder dystocia, cesarean section, VBAC, TOLAC, hemorrhage, informed consent, preeclampsia, ectopic pregnancy, laparoscopy, high risk pregnancy, preterm labor, fetal monitoring, abnormal labor, cord prolapse, gestational diabetes, vacuum.
Board-certified OB/Gyn and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. My OB/Gyn experience spans over 20 years in Oklahoma and includes faculty leadership roles with extensive teaching experience at the University of Oklahoma, national academic presentations, traditional OB/Gyn private practice, and OB hospitalist care managing obstetric and gynecologic emergencies. As an expert witness, I impartially advocate for truth and fairness based on the evidence. My goal is to provide a thoughtful and evidence-based perspective to all cases.

Brigitte Fink, MD HealthAdvise

Eugene, Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean section, vacuum delivery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, maternal birth injury, fibroids, ectopic pregnancy, hormones, failure to diagnose cancer, Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean
Brigitte Fink MD graduated from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed her residency in the Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Internship/Gynecology (PIROG) at Maricopa County Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ. She is a Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist in Oregon and has over 24 years of experience. She is currently employed at Peace Harbor Medical Center as the Obstetrics and Gynecology physician. Past positions include Obstetrics and Gynecological physician doing 12-15 deliveries per month with experience in high risk obstetrics and level II nursery. Dr. Fink is also a case reviewer for the Oregon Medical Board and case reviewer and expert witness for Oregon medical malpractice defense firms. Training Medical School Wake Forest School of Medicine 1999 Internship Maricopa Medical Center 1999-2000 Residency Maricopa Medical Center 2000-2003 Board Certifications American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecol...

Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - neonatal, sepsis, NICU, newborn, infection, obstetrics, prematurity, premature, HIE, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis
Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP is an Attending Neonatologist and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training program. Dr. Sloane is double board certified in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She practices in both academic and community level 3 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), attends high-risk deliveries, provides complex perinatal consultations, and also attends in the well newborn nursery. Dr. Sloane earned her bachelor's degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University, followed by a Masters of Health Sciences degree in Public Health (with a focus in Reproductive and Cancer Biology and a certificate in Maternal and Child Health) from the Johns Hopkins University School Bloomberg School of Public Health. After completing a Pediatric Residency at Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital f...

Elizabeth Gray Uzzle, MS, RN, CNM, NP Uzzle Consulting Inc

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Midwife, Nurse - Nurse-Midwife, Nurse-Midwifery, Midwife, Obstetrical Nursing, Breastfeeding, Fetal Monitoring, Lactation, Contraception, Birth Injury, HIE, L&D Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Perineal Lacerations, Shoulder Dystocia, Obstetric Triage, Lactation, Infant feeding, Postpartum, Midwifery, Nursing, NEC
Georgetown University Trained RN and Nurse-Midwife/Nurse Practitioner After my last deposition, the senior attorney said, "you knocked it out of the park!" If you are seeking an expert witness who makes your case a priority, respects your deadlines and responds to your questions day or night look no further. Having attended over 5,000 births as a CNM, (and raised 3 strong-willed children) I am unshakable on the witness stand, yet juries find me relatable. Strong experience with deposition and testimony on subjects including: Shoulder Dystocia, Fetal Monitoring, Birth Center Complications, HIE, and Labor Management. Currently employed as hospitalist CNM for large regional health system. Additionally I have: Practiced in a free-standing birth center Been an AWHONN instructor in fetal monitoring Taught Neonatal Resuscitation Served as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for OB Served on Maternal Mortality Committee for State of Maryland Served as lead for obstetric policy and procedu...