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, Clinical Neurophysiology, Independent Medical Examinations, Life Care Planning, Midwife, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Neurology, 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, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
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. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. 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 (limited) family and crimina...

Aviv Herzlich, MD, FACOG

Los Angeles, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Ablation, Asherman, birth injury, Cerebral Palsy, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, failure to diagnose cancer, fibroids, HIE, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, infertility, miscarriage, Labor and Delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, vacuum, VBAC
I am a board-certified OB/GYN practicing general Obstetrics & Gynecology at Torrance Memorial Physician Network. I provide prenatal care, labor and delivery, and gynecological services. Trained in Maimonides Medical Center, OBGYN residency program, NY. I also performed research and worked as a Medical Decision Support Protocols Developer and a Medical Department Director in the medical tech industry.

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, Life Care Planning - 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.

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.

Lee D. Cranberg, MD Harvard Medical School

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Neurology, Independent Medical Examinations - Behavioral Neurology,Closed Head Injury,Traumatic Brain Injury,TBI,Brain Damage,Nerve Injury,Testamentary Capacity,Competency,Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy,HIE,Persistent Vegetative State,PVS,Life Expectancy,Lamictal,Seizures,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome,Dementia,Alzheimer's,concussion,headache,stroke
Award-winning Neurologist. Harvard Medical School faculty. Clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Board Certified. Fellowship training and extensive experience in Behavioral Neurology – that branch of neurology that focuses on brain conditions, including dementia, that change a person's behavior or intellect. Has treated 1,000+ patients with dementia (usually due to Alzheimer's Disease). Past President of the Boston Society of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurosurgery. Boston Magazine Top Doctor (Neurology), 2017. Former Director of Neurology at Head Injury rehabilitation facility. Highly experienced expert witness. Has reviewed over 250 cases and testified in dozens of depositions and trials. Expert-witness assignments have involved death, catastrophic injury case, personal injury, medical malpractice, testamentary capacity, and criminal cases. Experience includes spine injury, head trauma, seizure disorder, epilepsy, headaches, post-concussion syndrome, Parkins...

Chris McGraw, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Epilepsy,Genetics,Anti-epileptic drugs,Harvard,dementia,stroke,traumatic brain injury,TBI,headache,migraine,post-concussion syndrome,seizures,epilepsy,DEE,status epilepticus,NORSE,FIRES,HIE,EEG,autoimmune,NMDAR,side-effects,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Dr. Chris McGraw MD, PhD is a physician-scientist with board certification in Neurology and Epilepsy, with active medical license in Massachusetts. He is currently faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Neurology Department and the Adult Epilepsy Service, and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School (HMS). He is also affiliated with the Epilepsy Genetics Program at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). Dr. McGraw's research group involves basic and clinical research to understand the molecular pathways underlying seizure susceptibility in rare and common epilepsies and to identify novel therapies through genetic / pharmacological screening and functional validation of findings from human genetics. Dr. McGraw completed a combined MSTP MD/PhD program at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) with a PhD in Developmental Biology under Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD in 2012 before completing his MD in 2014. He completed residency in Adult Neurology at University of California San Francisc...

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.

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, 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
36 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 27 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

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
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. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. 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 (limited) family and crimina...

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...