Hysterectomy Expert Witnesses

Hysterectomy 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 hysterectomy. The hysterectomy expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pain Management - Medicine, Sexual Health, and Urology & Urological Surgery.

Amy Sarver, MD

Cave Springs , Arkansas
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
Board certified, expert witness experience

Peyman Banooni, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Essure, Maternal Birth Injury, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy, Infertility, Hormones
Dr. Banooni is a board ceritified ob/gyn with over 15 years of experience. He is currently in private practice practicing obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of emphasis are minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics, and office related procedures. He has experience as an expert witness in legal cases and has also served as an expert for the medical board of California. He has served on the peer review committee at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for over 2 years. In addition, Dr Banooni is involved in clinical research as the primary investigator for multiple FDA trials.

Melissa G. Drake, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - reproductive, high-risk pregnancy, gynecologic surgery, hysterectomy, laparoscopy, preterm labor, ectopic pregnancy, lactation, Caesarean section, incompetent cervix, hypertensive disorders, VBAC, TOLAC, malpresentation, shoulder dystocia, abnormal labor, gestational diabetes, obstetrical hemorrhage
I obtained my medical degree at the University of Arizona and completed residency training at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, where I carried a medical license in three different jurisdictions (VA, MD, and DC). During this time, I worked at hospitals where 2,000 - 10,000 babies were delivered annually and gained experience in both low- and high-risk pregnancy, as well as obstetrical emergencies including shoulder dystocia, hemorrhage, amniotic fluid embolus, seizure, and stroke. My particular areas of interest include TOLAC/VBAC, cesarean section, labor pain relief, patient autonomy, and medical ethics. My strengths include a robust verbal persuasive ability, strong written and verbal communication skills, a tenacious work ethic, and the ability to solve problems creatively.

Amy George, MD, FACOG

Sacramento, California
Gynecology, Urology & Urological Surgery - Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Urogynecology, Minimally invasive gynecology surgery, Hysterectomy, Mesh surgery, Pelvic/Vaginal Mesh Complications, Slings, Prolapse surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pelvic pain, Mesh pain, Fistula, Bowel injury, Vaginal surgery
Dr. George is one of the very few physicians in the nation that is DUAL fellowship trained in two Obstetric and Gynecology (OBGYN) sub-specialties (5 years of additional training after completion of OBGYN residency). She is fellowship trained in both Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery and in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology. Several years of experience. She has acted as an expert for Defense, Plaintiff, national insurance carriers and pelvic mesh and MDL cases, personal injury/MVA, criminal, catheter and device complications. Dr. George is double board certified in both General OBGYN and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). FPMRS board certification is also recognized by the American Board of Urology. In addition she has been a fellow of the American College of OBGYN for several years (criteria for this include certification and maintenance of certification in OBGYN, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine an...

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.

Brett Cassidy, MD Aishling Obstetrics and Gynecology

Naperville, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sexual Health - Essure, Hysterectomy, Cesarean section, Vaginal delivery, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial ablation, Laparoscopy, Robotic surgery, IUD, Birth control, Pap smear, Heavy periods, C-section
Expert witness for Essure mass tort case in Federal Court in Philadelphia National proctor for Intuitive Surgical for Robotic hysterectomy

Harvey H Kasner, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS

Towson, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB, Obstetrics, OB/GYN, OBGYN, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, c-section, cesarean section, forceps/vacuum delivery, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, gynecology, hysterectomy, myomectomy, dilation & curettage (D&C), tubal ligation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, bowel & ureter injury
Over 20 years of professional experience, academic training, and a broad and in-depth knowledge of healthcare environments that allows me to review medical facts and provide a thorough, fair and impartial assessment of the subject of the legal action. I manifest strong interpersonal relations and draw on a wide range of communication skills to inform, engage and provide complete, objective, and helpful information to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. I draw on those same skills to provide testimony regarding the standard of care that is easily understood by all parties involved in the matter. I have greater than 10 years of experience serving as chairman and/or a member of a hospital or organization committee, such as hospital medical board, compliance committee, advisory committee, quality assurance/physician performance improvement committee and peer review committee. This experience, along with a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in medical management, ...

Richard P Marvel, MD Center for Pelvic Pain at Anna

Annapolis, Maryland
Gynecology, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pelvic Pain, Pudendal Neuralgia, ureteral injury, Post Surgical Pain, Peripheral Nerve injuries, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, laparoscopy complications, interstitial cystitis, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Vulvodynia, pelvic floor dysfunction
Richard P. Marvel, MD received his undergraduate degree at the Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with honors. Dr. Marvel earned his Medical Degree at West Virginia University and completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He has been on the academic faculty as an Assistant Professor at multiple academic centers including Hahnemann University School of Medicine, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Following his academic teaching career, he established the Center for Pelvic Pain and built an interdisciplinary practice dedicated to pelvic pain in 2003. His private practice is dedicated to patients with chronic pain conditions. He is an accomplished minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon. He has served on the Board of Directors of the International Pelvic Pain Society and is a Past President. He is a co-founder and serves on the Board of Directors for the Pud...

John P Brennan, MD John P. Brennan MD PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - labor and delivery, preeclampsia, endometriosis, fibroids, fibroids in pregnancy, cervical insufficiency, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, brachial plexus injury, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, cesarean section, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy
Dr. John P. Brennan MD has been in active clinical practice for 30 years. Trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Board Certified American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chairman of Hospital-wide Quality Assurance Committee for 10 years. Residency Program Director for 5 years. Medical Student Clerkship Director for 7 years. Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Mark L. de Fazio, MD, FACOG, C-EFM deFazio Obstetrics & Gynecology PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Breast Cancer Screening and Detection, Uterine Perforation, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Laparoscopy, VBAC, Uterine Rupture, Cervical Cancer Screening and Detection, Post Menopausal Bleeding
I am a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. I am an Attending physician at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College. My areas of expertise include all aspects of prenatal care and delivery, cesarean section, cervical and breast cancer screening and detection, postmenopausal bleeding, gynecologic surgery and general office practice.

James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD Center for Women's Healthcare

Houston, Texas
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB/Gyn Board Certified, Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology-Fellowship Trained, Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Hormones, Birth Injury, Surgery Complications, Medical Device Related Injury, Drug Related Injury
James M. Wheeler, MD, MPH, JD, magna cum laude from Harvard, is an OB/GYN trained at Baylor, with subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology / Infertility at Yale. He is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale, focusing upon clinical epidemiology and biostatistics and health policy. He also earned his MPH at Yale majoring in Biostatistics. Dr. Wheeler is a former national officer of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) & served on several of their health policy committees including the Health Care Commission and the Hysterectomy Committee. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers and has given over 200 invited lectures. Dr. Wheeler has consulted in hundreds of medicolegal matters for over 30 years. He has been a testifying expert before the FDA for drugs and devices and testified before U.S. Congressional staffers on health policy issues. Partial Case Topics Include: Birth Injury — Causation Cesarean Secti...