Hypotension Expert Witnesses

Hypotension 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 hypotension. The hypotension expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Legal Medicine, Nephrology, and Obstetrical Anesthesiology.

Andreas Plackis, MD

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Cardiac Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, ACLS, Airway Management, Arterial Line, Central Line, Awareness, Difficult Airway, Drug Error, ECMO, Heart Transplant, Hypotension, Hypoxia, Sedation, Nerve Block, Spinal Epidural, Preoperative, PACU, Positioning Injury, Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
Award-winning, double board-certified anesthesiologist and cardiac anesthesiologist. Vanderbilt residency and cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship trained. In full-time clinical practice with hands-on patient care and supervision of CRNAs and SRNAs. Provides care for the highest acuity patients practicing at the only heart transplant center in Arkansas. One of a select few Arkansas anesthesiologists providing TEE imaging guidance for structural heart interventions. Experienced and articulate public speaker and presenter with multiple publications and local/national presentations. Exemplary knowledge base as achieved a Top 1-3 percentile ranking nationally compared to peers in nearly all ABA licensing and training examinations. ---Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), ABA Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology, ABA Subspecialty Certification in Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology ---Diplomat in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Boa...

Divya Chander, MD, PhD

D. Chander LLC

San Francisco, California
Anesthesiology - difficult airway, intubation, brain injury / brain damage, hypoxia, hypotension, residual paralysis, narcotics, oversedation, aspiration, PACU, neurosurgical anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, brain monitoring, ENT anesthesia, Intraoperative visual loss, drug errors
Dr. Chander is a board certified anesthesiologist and neuroscientist (PhD). She served on the Stanford Anesthesiology faculty for 8 years. At Stanford, her areas of expertise and teaching included general surgery, neurosurgical, ENT/head & neck, orthopedic, and obstetric anesthesia. She has extensive experience with propofol sedation and total IV anesthesia, +/- brain monitoring, and difficult airway. She has trained residents in the OR, on labor & delivery, and through didactic teaching. Over the past several years, Dr. Chander continues to practice anesthesia at several Bay Area hospitals (including a level 1 trauma center). Dr. Chander has also co-founded 2 companies in the healthcare space, in neuro-ICU diagnostics, and creating a platform for integration for public health data. She served on a NASA task force for COVID19, and a global pandemic resilience task force, which she co-chaired and directed. In 2020, she was appointed a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. Dr. Chan...

Pejman Golpanian, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Anesthesiology, Legal Medicine - airway, difficult intubation, brain damage, low oxygen, hypoxia, hypotension, blood pressure, paralysis, narcotics, aspiration, allergic reaction, pregnancy, epidural, awareness, drug interaction, positioning, numbness, ultrasound, nerve injury, nerve block, fire, recovery, death, laryngospasm, cpr
Dr. Pejman Golpanian is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist actively practicing in California. He currently practices and holds privileges at 40+ outpatient ambulatory surgical centers, dental offices, and multiple Hospitals in the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Thousand Oaks areas. He has performed well over 15,000 successful anesthetic procedures and is highly trained in all aspects of anesthesiology including general anesthesia, dental anesthesia (with a current dental anesthesia license), regional anesthesia with ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, neuro-axial spinal and epidural anesthesia, and sedation with monitored anesthesia care. Dr. Golpanian is an active expert consultant for the Medical Board of California assisting investigators, prosecutors, and administrative law judges in understanding the medical aspects of a medical-legal case. He provides clinical expertise and testimony regarding the practice of medicine and can e...

Avidan Rappaport, MD

Rappaport Anesthesia, LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery - TEE transesophageal, Resuscitation, Regional Nerve Block, Hypotension, Embolus, Cardiothoracic, Mass Transfusion, Hemodynamic Instability, Respiratory, Trauma, Vascular, Cardiovascular, Narcotic OD, Arrhythmia, Cath lab, Hemorrhage, Allergy, High risk, VTac VFib PEA Asystole, CPR
Approaching 18 years of routine to highest degree of difficulty anesthesia care spanning: adult general, regional (nerve blocks,) trauma, cardiac, thoracic, major vascular, and acutely ill patient demographics. (No pediatrics or obstetrics.) Both solo, hands on and care-team (CRNA and AA supervision.) Excellent experience in the Cardio-thoracic space, given my fellowship training which included obtaining both "Testamur" and Diplomate status for TEE (transesophageal echo) certification with the NBE (National Board of Echocardiography.) Further sub-specialized exposure includes interventional cardiology settings: EP (electrophysiology,) ablation of SVT, VT, Atrial fibrillation, Atrial flutter; Structural Heart - TAVR (trans-catheter aortic valve replacement,) Mitral Clip and Watchman LAAo - Left Atrial Appendage occlusion) device placement. Nearing 30 cases of expert consultation with 1 High profile case (Paramedics in the Elijah McClain case in Colorado,) 3 trial appearance...

Shivon Abdullah, MD

Bettendorf, Iowa
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway, Hypotension, hypoxia, heart attack, stroke, Nerve Injury, Nerve Block, OR fires, intubation, extubation, recovery room, informed consent, airway trauma, central venous catheter, sedation, central lines, arterial lines, postoperative, intraoperative complications, sleep apnea
Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Licensed in 3 states. Diverse practice experience. My practice is diverse and includes perioperative of adult and pediatric patients in and out of the operating room for various surgical indications and procedures. I also provide anesthetic care for remote and non surgical indications such as anesthesia sedation for imaging and psychiatric procedures. My practice includes the treatment of obstetric patients and the various obstetric emergencies. I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and experience of the practice of Anesthesiology and aiding my clients in their claims. My biggest strengths are my ability to understand and simplify situations and events for my clients. Also my ability to clearly and confidently answer questions and understand principles and practices of anesthesia come handy in depositions and cross examinations.

Robert J Cooper, MD, FACE, FACP

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine - endocrine, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, diabetes, lipids, hypertension, hypotension, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, thyroid cancer, gynecomastia
Practicing physician for 20+ years. Currently practicing in the specialty of endocrine, diabetes and metabolism, with experience in both private and academic practices. Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and endocrinology. Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) and a Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP). Received medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Internship and residency completed at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Fellowship completed at Winthrop University Hospital. Specializing in all areas of endocrinology, including thyroid, diabetes, adrenal, pituitary, lipids, metabolism, and osteoporosis. Served as advisor to the Cardiometabolic Health Conference and Connecticut American Diabetes Association for 5 consecutive years. Have conducted dozens of lectures on various endocrine topics. Member of The Endocrine...

Eric Perry, DO, FCCA


Franklin, Michigan
Anesthesiology - ASC, GI, IVF, Aspiration, arrythmia, hypotension, arrest, heart attack, vocal cords, pneumonia, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, code, obstructive sleep apnea, dvt PE, drug error, narcotics, postioning, ventilation
I am a board certified Anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience. I completed my residency at the University of Chicago, and am fellowship trained in anesthesia for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. After practicing in a large hospital, I started my own business/practice providing anesthesia services to outpatient surgery centers located throughout Michigan. In addition to my practice, I became a surveyor for AAAHC so that I could act as a consultant on standards of care and certification requirements at the centers I worked at. I also was an ACLS/BLS instructor, and gave lectures on Malignant Hyperthermia.

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN


New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidneys, dialysis, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, pyelonephritis, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, acute renal failure, acute kidney injury, end stage renal disease, hypotension, hemodialysis, chronic kidney disease, lithium, life expectancy
Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a Columbia-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing nephrologist and primary care physician in New York City. With over 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Schwimmer is on the medical staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Schwimmer is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has reviewed and testified in cases involving acute kidney injury and kidney failure, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, rhabdomyolysis, electrolyte disorders, hypertension, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, life expectancy, end-stage renal disease, dialysis, and many other medical conditions. An award-winning physician-teacher of medical students and doctors, Dr. Schwimmer trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Schwimmer has publish...

Omeed Khodaparast, MD FASA

Dallas, Texas
Anesthesiology - Regional anesthesia, airway management, difficult intubation, hypotension, positioning, nerve injury, recovery room, nerve blocks, hypoxia, sedation, propofol , postoperative care, code, obstructive sleep apnea, fire
Dr. Omeed Khodaparast is a distinguished, board-certified anesthesiologist renowned for his exemplary career in Dallas, Texas. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Khodaparast is an expert in multiple facets of general anesthesia. His proficiency extends to advanced techniques such as ultrasound regional anesthesia, including peripheral nerve blocks for acute pain management, as well as propofol sedation and total IV anesthesia. In addition to his clinical devotion, Dr. Khodaparast holds pivotal leadership positions as the medical director and anesthesia chairman at a prestigious community hospital in Dallas. His influence further extends as an esteemed expert panelist for the Texas Medical Board, showcasing his commitment to clinical standards and best practices. Recognized for his integrity and comprehensive knowledge, Dr. Khodaparast offers his services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Special focus and expertise in difficult intubations, airway trauma, obstructive sleep apnea, intraoperative codes, code blue, cpr, cardiac arrest, hypoxia, hypotension. Also experienced in anesthetic drug interactions and toxicities, patient positioning, intraoperative burn injury, central lines
Fellowship trained anesthesiologist. 25 years in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training. Trial and deposition experience. Author of Anesthesia Basics series--short textbooks which explain anesthesia concepts in simple, easy to read text written at the level of the intended audience--perioperative nurses or medical students and residents of other specialties. Designed to be read in an afternoon, Anesthesia Basics covers topics from preoperative evaluation, airway management, and intraoperative monitors to neuromuscular blockade, anesthetic medications, post operative pain control and nerve blocks. Enjoys teaching and explaining anesthesia conc...