Icu Expert Witnesses

Icu 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 icu. The icu expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Medical Management, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Nurse, and Nursing Home Administration.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Arizona
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jory Adam, PA-C, MPAS, MBA

CaNPA Solutions

San Diego, California
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - heart, lung, thoracotomy, ICU, intensive care, minimally invasive, robotic surgery, vascular, esophagus, IABP, intra-aortic balloon pump, sternotomy, sternal closure, wound infection, ECMO, extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation, pulmonary catheter, wound, central line, heart rhythm, cardiac arrest
I am an experienced (nearly 15 years), detail-oriented physician assistant well versed in managing patients with cardiac, lung, vascular and esophageal disorders. I manage patients from consultation, through the operating room and intensive care, all the way to the outpatient setting, and have exclusively worked in the specialty of adult cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Skilled as an operative first assistant, managing pre- and post-operative issues in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and hospital, I can explain what should happen if all goes well during a patient's hospital course and manage any untoward outcome. I have harvested over 1300 greater saphenous veins, first-assisted in thousands of cases, and hundreds of radial artery harvests and sternal closures. Cardiothoracic surgical cases are quite complex, with several different sub-procedures within the procedure. I can help make sense of this so that interested parties can have an accurate picture of what likely took pl...

Stacie Benedek, RN, BSN, CIC

San Diego, California
Infectious Diseases, Nurse - Surgical site infection, MRSA, VRE, Clostridium difficile, COVID-19, prosthetic joint infection, bacteremia, urinary tract infection, fungal infections, bacterial infections, infection control, Hospital acquired infections, medical device associated infection, hospital acquired pneumonia, PACU, ICU
I have 10+ years of experience in Infection Prevention and Control and Epidemiology as well as 8 years of experience as a bedside RN in the ICU and PACU. I am certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) credentialed by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology. I have extensive experience in the evaluation of patients who develop hospital associated infections including surgical site infections, blood stream infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficile. My job requires extensive operational, personnel, safety, nursing, and patient care expertise in multiple complex departments within the healthcare setting. I am detail oriented. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical conditions/terminology and make them understandable. Case worked on: Washington Post: “Sewage and Water Leaks in Hospital Operating Rooms Cited in Lawsuit over Patient’s Death” Feedback from attorney: “I cannot thank you enough for all of...

DIANNE LYNNE SPOSITO, RN CEN

Spoz Enterprises & Productions Llc

Marina Del Rey, California
Nurse - Nurse, Nursing, Intensive Care, ICU, Emergency Room, ER, Trauma, Medical-Surgical, Med-Surg, MEDSURG
I have been caring for in-hospital patients at the bedside for over years. I am current on policy, procedure, practice, clinical expertise, standards of care, and evidence-based practice. I am an expert in caring for medical-surgical, intensive care, and emergency room patients. I currently work at the bedside and care for almost all types of inpatient and ER patients. I also serve as a clinical instructor and preceptor for new graduates, baccalaureate students, and new staff and am employed at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in the Emergency Department.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

John P Lieberman, MD, CPHQ

Infectious Diseases Expert

Expert Infectious Diseases Consulting Services

Denver , Colorado
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Postoperative Infections, Nursing Homes, Hospital Acquired Infections, Medical Device Associated Infections, COVID-19, C. Diff , Bacteremia, MRSA, VRE, Diabetic Infections, Hospital Acquired Pneumonia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Spinal Infections, Catheter Related Infections, ICU
*Over 20 years practicing Infectious Diseases; experience as a clinician, a leader, educator and small business owner *Routine management of a diverse and complex patient population *Double Board Certified ** Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases ** *Educator-oversaw bedside clinical teaching rounds of medical students and residents, as well as provided didactic lectures *Medical Director of Infection Control and Prevention-led evidence based efforts to reduce incidence of hospital acquired infections *Chair of antibiotic stewardship committees-collaborated with hospital pharmacies, administration and medical staff on best practices for appropriate use of antimicrobials *Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality from the National Association on Healthcare Quality-committed to improving healthcare quality and safety

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

District Of Columbia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Florida
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC

Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff & defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, product liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment, and case analysis, researching and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts,...

Natalia Solenkova, MD, PhD, MLS FACP

Natalia Solenkova MD PA

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, ICU, Intensivist, Septic shock, Shock, Cardiogenic Shock, ARDS, Acute respiratory failure, Hypertensive Emergency, post-operative patients, post-surgical patients, status epilepticus, multi-organ failure, stroke.
Dr. Solenkova is a critical care physician experienced in different ICU and hospital settings. She received her residency training from Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and critical care fellowship training from the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Solenkova is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Solenkova cares for patients in the medical ICU, coronary care unit, cardio-thoracic ICU, and surgical ICU. Her patients have various conditions that include but not limited to sepsis, septic shock, cardiogenic shock, acute respiratory failure, ARDS, pneumonia, intraabdominal infection, heart attack, stroke, status epilepticus, COPD exacerbation, acute kidney failure, and multi-organ failure. Dr. Solenkova also cares for patients on ECMO, post-cardiac surgery, post-abdominal surgery, post-vascular procedures, post-lung and heart transplants, and many others. She has experience practicing in academic institutions, community hospital...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Georgia
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Georgia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Mark S McConnell, M.D.

Dr. Mark McConnell LLC

Boise, Idaho
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - ICU, Critical Care, Pediatric, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist, Inpatient, Medicine, Burnout, Telemedicine, LTACH, Long-Term Acute Care Hospital, Child Abuse, Malpractice, Anti-trust, Medical Staff, Tactical Medicine, Police, Aeromedical, Transport
I am quadruple boarded in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Adult Critical Care Medicine. Currently I practice as an Academic Hospitalist and Critical Care Physician associated with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Boise, Idaho. I completed my Adult Critical Care Fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center and my Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. I served as Medical Director of a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Idaho for 10 years and have practiced both Pediatric Critical Care and Adult Critical Care for most of my 25 year career in multiple hospital settings ranging from suburban community hospitals to academic medical centers and government hospitals. I have experience with Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals also. I have a special interest in physician burnout and the intersection between burnout and patient safety. I have serv...

Jiggar Hindia, DO

O Fallon , Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Illinois
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Louisiana
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Ilan Mizrahi, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General Anesthesia, Postoperative complications, Critical Care, ICU, Difficult Airway, ACLS, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Perioperative medicine, PACU, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Airway Management, Spinal Anesthesia, Informed Consent, Central Line, Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist in active practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi has expertise in all aspects of anesthesia: preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. He can provide an expert opinion on the anesthesia standard-of-care during surgery, and on the postoperative management if the patient has a complication after surgery (in the recovery room/PACU or on the floor). Dr. Mizrahi's expertise extends beyond the operating room and he can provide guidance on the standard-of-care for patients throughout their hospitalization. This includes failure-to-rescue for patients with complications that are not recognized or treated in a timely fashion. He is an attending physician in the ICU, with expertise in the care of critically ill surgical and medical patients. He is the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU at MGH, and reviews all cases ...

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Massachusetts
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jiggar Hindia, DO

Missouri
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Personal Injury, Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors,
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 700 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony at deposition over 200 times and trial testimony over 40 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicin...

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Michael Kinder, DO

Kinder Consulting

Pennington, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Morristown, New Jersey
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New Jersey
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC

Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New York
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Misty Faavesi, RN

Rockwell, North Carolina
Emergency Medical Services, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, helicopter nurse, medevac nurse, transport nurse, air ambulance, trauma, emergency transport, stroke, intubation, cardiac arrest, trauma, ventilator, Left Ventricular Assist Device, LVAD, intensive care, ICU, resuscitation, Critical Care Medicine, airway management, heart attack
Emergency Medical Helicopter Nurse in active clinical practice. Former critical care transport nurse. Additional nursing experience to include ICU and emergency room. Certified as both a Flight Registered Nurse and Emergency Nurse.

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP

Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education and as faculty. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Donia Mericle, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Ohio
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

DIANNE LYNNE SPOSITO, RN CEN

Spoz Enterprises & Productions Llc

Ohio
Nurse - Nurse, Nursing, Intensive Care, ICU, Emergency Room, ER, Trauma, Medical-Surgical, Med-Surg, MEDSURG
I have been caring for in-hospital patients at the bedside for over years. I am current on policy, procedure, practice, clinical expertise, standards of care, and evidence-based practice. I am an expert in caring for medical-surgical, intensive care, and emergency room patients. I currently work at the bedside and care for almost all types of inpatient and ER patients. I also serve as a clinical instructor and preceptor for new graduates, baccalaureate students, and new staff and am employed at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in the Emergency Department.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Beachwood, Ohio
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Thomas A Rafalski, MD

Samaritan Health Services

Yachats, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Inpatient medicine, differential diagnosis, COPD, sepsis, COVID, renal failure, pneumonia, cellulitis, CHF, chest pain, respiratory failure, delirium, coma, stroke, renal failure, hemorrhage, anemia, ICU, thromboembolism, shock, overdose, fever, cirrhosis, pain, infection, seizure, liver failure
I have been in practice as a board certified internist in Western Oregon for 35 years. After 15 years of combined primary care, HIV/AIDS, and hospital medicine, I then founded and directed the first hospitalist program at Samaritan Albany (OR) General Hospital in 2003. Since then I have been a full-time hospitalist, including critical care medicine, for over 20 years. I am currently practicing full-time at the critical access hospital in Newport, on the Oregon coast. There we manage a wide array of diagnoses, often in a resource limited setting--especially during the challenges and limited patient transfer availability during COVID. I have been active in hospital committee work, including peer review, throughout my career. I have provided expert witness and review services for over 10 years for several legal groups in Oregon and Washington. I have experience in deposition testimony and report writing. I am skilled and experienced at making sense of complex medical cases.

Michael Kinder, DO

Kinder Consulting

Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Gina McCabe, RN, MSN, VWCN, CFPS

South Abington, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Medical Management - long term care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, wound care, pressure sores, ulcers, fall prevention, care plans, nursing administration, infection control, nutrition, staffing, electronic health records, EHR, emergency services, intensive care unit, ICU
GinaLynne McCabe, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, CNML, CPPS, RAC-CT, VWCN, has been a nurse since 1987, in both the acute and post-acute / long term environment. Her experience includes acute critical care as a floor RN and charge nurse, to trauma care nursing management, moving into emergency care as Clinical Director to hospital-wide Director of Clinical Operations / Patient Safety. She helped initiate the Stroke Program at Community Medical Center, specializing in neurological nursing. She moved into post-acute /long term care with 7 years as Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations, leading policy development and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She is currently the Clinical Operations Executive / Director of Nursing for a 145-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mrs. McCabe has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where she deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. She reviews cases for attorneys...

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Pennsylvania
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Tennessee
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

WHITNEY A FENTON, MSN RN CCRN-K

BURLESON, Texas
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Medical, Surgical, Med/Surg, Medical/Surgical, Fall, Pressure Ulcer, Bed Sores, Critical Care, ICU, Nursing, Hospital, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Trauma ICU, Neuro ICU, Trauma, Neuro, Registered Nurse, RN, Nurse
Experience: Independently Contracted Clinical Nurse Expert, Fort Worth, TX (05/2020-Present) Nursing Instructor, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX (01/2020-Present) PRN Surgical ICU RN, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (06/2018-02/2021) Float Pool ICU RN, Texas Health Resources, DFW, TX (04/2018-01/2020) House Supervisor/Staffing RN, Baylor Scott & White Grapevine, Grapveine, TX (01/2018-04/2018) Travel ICU RN, Sutter Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, CA (07/2017-12/2017) Surgical/Trauma ICU RN/Relief Charge, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX (06/2015-07/2017) Legal Nurse Consultant: Conducted comprehensive medical record reviews for legal cases Provided expert opinions on medical and nursing practices Collaborated with attorneys in case preparation Maintained confidentiality and adhered to ethical standards Nursing Clinical Educator: Educates students in Standards of Care across nursing spect...

Daniel S Dalgardno, RN, BSN, LNC

Emergency Medicine Nurse, Diverse Experience

Maple Valley, Washington
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - ER, ED, ICU, Intensive , Medical , Surgical, PACU, Post-Anesthesia, Expert
With a robust background in nursing, spanning over a decade in critical care and emergency settings, I am eager to leverage my clinical expertise and comprehensive medical knowledge in the legal field. My career has endowed me with a profound understanding of medical procedures and patient care, making me a uniquely qualified candidate for this role. Throughout my tenure in various healthcare environments, from high-stress emergency departments to critical care units, I have honed my ability to analyze and interpret complex medical information, a skill crucial for effective legal consulting. My experience includes managing intricate medical cases, documenting patient interactions meticulously, precepting new nurses and ensuring adherence to healthcare protocols, all of which are essential in providing accurate and reliable consultation in legal cases. In addition to my clinical skills, my educational background with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle Pacific University ...

Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CSCN, FACNS

Washington
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Amnesia, Ataxia, Brain Stim, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Conversion D/O, Dementia, EEG, Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, Epilepsy, ICU, Intra-cranial Hemorrhage, IOM, Migraine, Meningitis, Mood D/O, Muscle D/O, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Seizures, Parkinson's, Stroke, TBI, Toxicology,
Board certified in Canada & USA in neurology, neurophysiology, electroencephalography. BSc (neuroscience & psychology) and MSc (pharmacology and toxicology) - University of Toronto; MD (University of Western Ontario; Residency (Int Med/Neurology) - University of British Columbia; Epilepsy Fellowship (2 yr) - Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital. Served as Epilepsy Program Director > 20 yrs. Author of several publications, chapters, invited reviews. Member of several organizations - American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium, Neurocritical Care Society, Society for Neuro-Oncology. Director, Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy Research Consortium. > 15 years experience as expert witness/consultant including depositions. Chart reviews and narrative reports are thorough and provided in a timely fashion. NB - Please send initial ...