Impella Expert Witness


Impella 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 impella. The impella expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Surgery, and Nurse.

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Erica Duff, RN, MSN, CNL, CCRN

Brooklyn, New York
Nurse, Critical Care Surgery - Intensive Care Unit, Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU, Surgical ICU, Cardiovascular Disease, ECMO, RVAD, LVAD, Impella, IABP, CRRT, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Liver Transplant, Kidney Transplant, CABG, Valvular Disease, Robotic Surgery, Tracheostomy, Education, Quality, Regulatory
I have been a registered nurse for over seven years. I began my nursing career in 2014 and have worked primarily with cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery patients (acute, stepdown and intensive care). I received my Masters degree from Sacred Heart University in 2016. I have over three years of experience in the intensive care unit caring for cardiothoracic surgery patients, general surgery patients and transplant patients. I worked as a bedside ICU nurse throughout the Covid-19 pandemic in a large New York City hospital. I currently work as the Clinical Resource Nurse on a cardiothoracic surgery ICU focusing on nurse education, quality measures and regulatory aspects of healthcare. I am trained to manage patients throughout their hospital course, pre/post surgery, direct admits from the OR and recovery from open heart surgery and transplant surgery. I am also trained in mechanical circulatory support devices such as ECMO, Impella, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, LVAD and RVAD. I am co...

James K. Wu, MD

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Coronary artery bypass surgery, Heart valve repair/replacement, TAVR, MitraClip, thoracic aortic aneurysm, septal myectomy, Extracorporial membrane oxygenation, Impella, lung cancer surgery, empyema, aortic dissection, lead extraction, chest trauma
James K. Wu, MD MBA is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Lehigh Valley Health Network. He obtained his BA degree in Chemistry at the University of Chicago. He also continued to medical school at the University of Chicago where he received his MD degree. He currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery since 2017. Dr. Wu has been working as a cardiothoracic surgeon in the Lehigh Valley since 2001. His practice includes coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm surgery, TAVR, MitraClip, septal myectomy for HCM, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, lead extraction, atrial fibrillation/maze surgery, and lung cancer surgery.