Hospital Medicine Expert Witnesses

Hospital medicine 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 hospital medicine. The hospital medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Preventive Medicine.

Anthony Aghenta, MD, FACP

Gilbert, Arizona
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Primary care, primary care provider, PCP, medical, outpatient medicine, hospital medicine, hospitalist, internal medicine, internist, inpatient medicine
I am board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. An internist with over 13 years of clinical experience, I commenced practice in hospital medicine in 2009, transitioning to outpatient primary and preventive care in 2019. I do still maintain active hospital privileges and provide inpatient hospital care to stay active with hospital medicine. I underwent internship and residency training at the Unity Hospital, Rochester General Health System, in Rochester, New York. Since completing training, I have worked across different levels of care and facilities including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, acute rehabilitation hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. I currently practice as an outpatient primary care physician full time. I am very accessible, have great bedside manners and communication abilities. I have served in different areas of physician leadership, including medical executive committee member, medical dir...

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, Bedsores
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 18 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. In addition, 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 and Montana.

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, and is...

Ankush K Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM, MCFLC

Delray Beach, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - internal medicine, hospitalist, cost, evidence, EBM, hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community, academic, chest pain, infection, fall, telemedicine
Also licensed in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming Past experience in expert witness work with defense and plaintiff. Academic/University/Faculty experience and private practice work, including locum tenens experience. 1. Fellow, American College of Physicians 2. Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine 3. Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts 4. Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Forensic Expert Witness Association Board Certifications: Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine Lifestyle Medicine - American & International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine

Brenda Jacobsen, BSN, BS, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Intubation, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Heart Failure/CHF, Abdominal Pain, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, EHR, COVID19
I am a former RN who wanted to learn more and be able to do more for her patients. I subsequently went back to college for my medical education. I am an osteopathic physician who does osteopathic manipulation. I did my residency through the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System. I am dually board certified in Osteopathic Internal Medicine (AOBIM) and Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). I am a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI) and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). I have extensive experience traveling and I have worked in a variety of locations including many rural and underserved areas as well as in community hospitals and tertiary centers. I have extensive experience with the healthcare system as it relates to doctors, residents, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care from the ED to the ICU. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia (Guam would need to be reactivated).

Pat Leung, MD PharmD MPH Medical Physicians Group PLLC

Jacksonville , Florida
Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Correctional Medicine, Pharmacotherapy, Urgent Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine
Dr. Leung possesses double doctorates as he has a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) and a Pharmacy Doctorate (Pharm.D.) graduae Summa Cum Laude and ranked #1 in his PharmD class throughout the whole curriculum. Dr. Leung is experienced at finding medical errors as he has been working for over 15 years in finding and preventing medical errors. He is currently working at Medical Physicians Group PLLC where he works at urgent care and outpatient clinics and sees telemedicine patients. He previously worked as a Senior Medical Physician for the Northeast Florida State Hospital, and as a Correctional Medicine Physician at the Baker County Jail which housed inmates from the Georgia and Florida Marshals and ICE patients as well. He also worked in occupational medicine and emergency medicine at the federal facility for two years. As a pharmacist, Dr. Leung was a pharmacist-in-charge for an HIV pharmacy. He has worked in multiple settings as a pharmacist including hospital pharmacy, CVS, Walgree...

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Melissa Black, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Geriatrics, Family Medicine - long term care, nursing home, medical direction, academic medicine, geriatrics, elder abuse, long term acute care, hospital medicine, primary care
Board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, with 13 years experience in long term care, nursing home medical direction, and academic medicine. Taught geriatric medicine fellows and residents for 10 years lecturing on topics such as dementia, delirium, falls, infections and polypharmacy in the elderly. Presently in private practice and serving as adjunct medical school faculty.

Kenyetta Christmas, RN,MSN,ACNP-BC,CLNC Hough Medical Consulting LLC

Douglasville , Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary, Critical Care, Nursing, medical-surgical, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Hospital Medicine, Standards of Care, Sepsis, nurse practitioner students, NP/PA leadership, nurse practitioner standards of care
I am a Registered Nurse for 18 years, with her last 13 years serving as a Nurse Practitioner in a large tertiary medical center. My nursing career began working alongside patients in trauma, cardiovascular, neurosurgical, and general medical-surgical ICU. After obtaining a master’s in nursing and board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, I have worked in various acute care settings such as trauma, hospital medicine, and various critical care units as a Nurse Practitioner. I currently serve as the Lead Nurse Practitioner of a team of NPs and PAs within my practice.

Ovi V. Inamullah, MD

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Hospitalist - Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine
I am an award-winning well-published neurologist who completed his training in neurology and vascular neurology at Duke University Hospital. I am currently a practicing vascular neuro-hospitalist for Wellstar Health system in Atlanta. During my practice, I manage patients with acute neurological emergencies including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injury, migraine, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. I used evidence based medicine and guidelines to help guide my medical care and opinions.

John H Gong, MD LG Healthcare LLC

Kildeer, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Outpatient Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Nursing Home Medicine, Nursing Home Medical Director, Hospice Medical Director, Utilization Review, Geriatrics, Family Medicine Residency, Medical Education
I have 26 years of experience as a practicing internist and hospitalist. I have 10 years of experience in academic medicine when I was clinical faculty teaching family practice residency physicians in both outpatient internal medicine and inpatient hospital medicine. I won the Gold Apple Teaching award almost every year I was clinical faculty even though I'm an internist teaching in a family practice residency program. I'm an expert in the clinical scope of expertise of outpatient internal medicine, family medicine, and hospital medicine. I also have extensive experience in nursing home medicine and hospice care as I have been medical director for 4 skilled nursing facilities and 2 hospice agencies. I also have experience with hospital utilization review as a medical advisor for Centegra Health Systems. I left my teaching position over 10 years ago to establish a hospitalist programs in 2 different hospital settings. I am now in private practice with both an outpatient practice...

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

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Michigan
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Michael Barker, MD

Kalispell, Montana
Hospitalist - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Medical Malpractice, Adverse Drug Reactions, Chronic Lung Disease (COPD), Cirrhosis, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dosing Errors, GI Bleed, Hospital Negligence, Hypoglycemia, Kidney Infection, Medication Errors, Overdose, Pancreatitis, Pneumonia, Sepsis
As a full-time hospitalist working at a regional referral hospital, I have extensive experience managing patients with complex disease states. I am current with latest advancements and improvements in care and am focused on optimizing treatment and delivering highest quality of care. By mentoring resident physicians, I have cultivated the ability to communicate complex medical issues clearly and concisely.

Ellen Bondar, MD

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.

J. Jordan Romano, DO

New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications, decubitus ulcers, pulmonary embolism, geriatric care, chronic medical diseases, acute medical conditions
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Asifa R Ashraf, MD

Arlington, Texas
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Sepsis, Hypertension, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombus, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Cirrhosis, GI bleed, Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Renal Diseases
I am a board certified Internal Medicine Physician, working as a hospitalist for the past 4 years. I am licensed in the states of California and Texas. I was trained at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. I currently work with both medical students and residents. In teaching future doctors, I focus on importance of compassionate bedside manner and importance of communication with patients and families in terms they can understand. As part of my hospitalist duties, I serve on multiple committees reviewing patient charts, including sepsis committee and antimicrobial stewardship committee. Commonly treated conditions include: Heart Failure, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, DVT/PE, cirrhosis, GI bleeds, renal failure, electrolyte abnormalities, alcohol withdrawal, COVID 19 and others.

James G. Lenhart, MD, FAAFP, MPH Fellow American Academy Family Physicians

Gig Harbor, Washington
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - hospital medicine, academic medicine, evidence based medicine, family medicine, pregnancy, labor, delivery
Board Certified in Family Medicine. Special focus on academic and clinical teaching for the past 23 years. Academic rank of full professor at 3 public university schools of medicine.