Infection Expert Witnesses

Infection 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 infection. The infection expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Acupuncturist, Anesthesiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Critical Care Medicine, Dentist, DNA, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Geriatrics, Hand Surgery, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, and Laboratories & Testing.

Jeff Rabinowitz, DMD, FICOI New York/Northeast Based, Consults Nationally.

Alabama
Dentist, Oral Surgery - Dentistry, Dental Malpractice, Dental Implants, Implantology, Crowns, Bridges, Esthetics, Oral Surgery, Extractions, Wisdom Teeth, Nerve Injury-Nerve Damage, Paresthesia, Periodontics, Endodontics, Root Canal, TMJ, Infection, Trauma, Misdiagnosis, Standard of Care, Informed Consent.
Dr. Jeff Rabinowitz is a restorative, general, implant and oral surgical dental practitioner and dental school professor with forty years of clinical and academic experience. Dr. Rabinowitz is National Dental Board credentialed and licensed and he is residency trained in all disciplines of general dentistry including restorative, oral surgical and implant dentistry. He is fellowship trained and board certified in surgical and prosthetic dental implantology and he is fellowship trained and New York State licensed in intravenous and enteral sedation. Dr. Rabinowitz has over twenty five years of experience as an expert witness and consultant for both defense and plaintiff counsel with an emphasis on restorative, crown and bridge, oral surgical, periodontal and endodontic cases as well as on dental implant cases of all complexities. Dr. Rabinowitz evaluates issues of standard of care and claims of treatment failure, complications and misdiagnosis in all phases of implant, prosthodont...

Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN, CIDN

Palmer, Alaska
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Spinal Manipulation Injury, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Disc Herniation Rib Fracture, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is board certified in acupuncture by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is also certified in dry needling through both Myopain Seminars and Integrative Dry Needling. He is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness include dry needling injuries and adverse reactions, as well as spinal manipulation injuries and adverse reactions.

Michael Krosin, MD

Castro Valley, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Fracture, infection, nonunion, ankle, knee replacement, hip replacement, revision, arthroplasty, osteomyelitis, malunion, orthopedic trauma,
My name is Michael Krosin, MD. I am an Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon in a high volume clinical and academic practice. I have been in practice for ten years. My clinical focus is orthopedic trauma surgery including complex and revision fracture care, infections and post traumatic deformity. In addition I have a busy elective practice in primary and revision hip and knee replacement as well as elective foot and ankle surgery. I am involved in teaching nationally as well as with my residents and am regarded as an engaging and thoughtful teacher with excellent interpersonal relationships and presence. I have several published articles in peer-reviewed journals, have served on quality committees and ethics committees, and spent several years as Departmental Chair. I am still 100% clinical inclusive of my teaching duties. I find medico-legal work to be very engaging and have finally found the space for a greater involvement in my practice. I have a commitment to the highest standar...

Ritvik P. Mehta, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Diego, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Surgical Complications, Facial Trauma, Allergic Reactions, Vocal Cord Injury, Tinnitus, Sinus Injury, Nasal Injury, Vertigo, Disability, Breathing Difficulty, Dog Bite Injury, Chronic Pain, Hearing Loss, CSF Leak, Infection
Dr. Ritvik P. Mehta is a highly accomplished otolaryngologist specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, neurotology, and skull base surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Facial Nerve Disorders at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He further specialized in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery during his fellowship at UC San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Mehta is the Founder and Medical Director of California Head & Neck Specialists and the California Facial Nerve Center. His clinical expertise includes the treatment of facial paralysis, where he has developed innovative approaches to improve patient outcomes. He has been actively involved in medical missions, providing specialized surgical care for microtia ...

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

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

Loxahatchee, 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, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, 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...

Michael K. Davis, MD, MBA

Gainesville, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology - child abuse, malpractice, neglect, child sexual abuse, gastroenterology, hepatology, liver, infants, newborns, missed diagnosis, respiratory, disease, infection, weight loss, malnutrition, weight loss
I am a board-certified general pediatrician, pediatric gastroenterologist, and pediatric hepatologist (liver disease) at a large state university in excellent standing. I am willing to serve as an expert witness to advocate for high-quality and safe medical care for children and their families. Most of my reviews have focused on protecting the rights of patients and families but I will consider all types of reviews. I have been in active practice for over 20 years and have never been the subject of any legal action. I have expertise in outpatient and inpatient pediatrics, missed diagnoses, child abuse, gastrointestinal disease, liver disease, respiratory disease, and infant care. With my MBA training I am also familiar with hospital and clinic processes. Rapid turn-around on case reviews and medical research. Call, text, or email for free 15-minute screening phone/Zoom consultation.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

John O Winter, DDS High Volume Dental Consulting, Inc.

Sarasota, Florida
Dentist, Slip Trip & Fall - Dental Injury Negligence Malpractice, Plaintiff Defense Claim Representation, Slip Trip Fall, Motor Vehicle Accident, Affidavit Certificate Merit, Crowns, Root Canal, Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Dental Treatment X-Ray, Numbness, Broken Instrument, Infection, Licensing, Deposition, Testimony, Teeth
Dr. John O. Winter, DDS, Dental Expert Witness, Injury and Claims Consultant, provides comprehensive representation for both defense and plaintiff attorneys across a wide spectrum of dental treatment matters, negligence and malpractice claims. Services include dental treatment record and X-ray review, catering to cases involving injury, malpractice insurance defense, trip, slip and fall incidents, motor vehicle accidents as well as incidents in various industries. With a wealth of experience spanning over 400 cases and totaling $14 million dollars in claims, Dr. Winter offers deposition services conducted via Zoom or in-person, alongside availability for trial testimony. Services also encompass the provision of Certificate and Affidavit of Merit, along with written reports, litigation support and consultation services. Dr. Winter's expertise covers a broad array of areas, including dental treatment standard of care, treatment planning, informed consent, cost analysis, dental codin...

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors nursing home neglect
Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Full-time practicing physician in General Internal Medicine since 2004. Licensed in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Past Medical Director for Multi-State Ambulatory Laboratory Services and Medical Director for Regional Geriatric Home Health Care Agency. Experienced Hospitalist. Assistant Clinical Professor Georgia Regents University Education. He specializes in nursing home abuse and neglect. He has opined on over 150 cases. He has over 9 years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving falls and wounds at skilled nursing facilities, failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing errors, elder abuse and deviations from standard of care. He is available for medical records review, case disposition analysis, depositions and court testimonies.

Shari Jordan, Nursing Home Administrator Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Nursing Home Administration - Nursing Homes, Elder Abuse, Standard of Care, Dementia, Nursing Home Neglect, Medication Errors, Bed Sores, UTI, Palliative Care, Malnutrition, Restraints, Hospice, Chart Compliance, Infection, Long Term Care, Geriatric Care, Wound Care, Resident Care, Elder Care, Policies and Procedures
Nursing Home Administrator with more than 30 years of experience in the field. Georgia Nursing Home Administrator license #4158. Certified in Dementia Stages Training, Dementia with Dignity, Dementia with Behaviors, Long Term Care Abuse Coordinator, Educator, Investigator. Expert in regulatory compliance, operations logistics, P.O.C. development, financial analytical reviews, performance improvement, collection management and policies and procedures. Available for medical records, charts and other documents review, case disposition analysis, depositions and court testimonies.

Paul V Spiegl, MD Perimeter Orthopaedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - All adult foot and ankle problems including fractures, sprains, trauma, arthritis, sports, congenital deformities, reconstructive surgery, and infection
Orthopaedic training at Duke. Fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Board certified in 1986 with re-certification in 1996, 2006 and 2016 and now on the MOC pathway for recertification in 2026. Dr. Spiegl has performed a wide spectrum of surgical procedures and continues a full time clinical and surgical practice. Dr. Spiegl provides non-operative treatment, independent medical examinations, as well surgical treatment. Since beginning practice in 1983 as the first fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in Georgia, he has gained extensive experience treating a wide spectrum of conditions from straightforward to the most complex.

Michael S. Nirenberg, D.P.M. Clinical and Forensic Podiatrist

Crown Point, Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatrist, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Forensic podiatrist, Foot Injury, Foot Doctor Malpractice, Foot Surgery Malpractice, Podiatry, Footprint, Foot, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Bunion, Podiatrist Malpractice, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Gait, Criminal, Pedicure
Dr. Nirenberg is a clinical and forensic podiatrist. This skill-set provides for sharp insight into foot or ankle injury, malpractice or crime-scene evidence (footprints, footwear and gait) in civil and forensic matters. Trial (and Daubert) successfully tested, Dr. Nirenberg has over 31 years of podiatry experience and provides expert witness case review in: • Podiatry/podiatrist malpractice, including blood clot, CRPS, nerve injury, arthroscopic surgery, diabetes, and amputation • Orthopedic Surgeon foot or ankle malpractice • Nurse or emergency room foot or ankle malpractice • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice • Foot/ankle injury cases, including slips and falls, pedicure or pedicurist-related • Workers compensation foot/ankle accidents • Product liability foot/ankle injury claims, patent dispute, cold therapy injury • Forensic Podiatry analysis of foot evidence at crime scenes, such as footprints, footwear, human remains or the gait of a criminal caught on vide...

Christopher M Byrd, PhD BSquared Consulting, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
DNA, Laboratories & Testing - Forensic Science, Pharmaceutical Research, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Bacteria, Infection, DNA, Biological Engineering, Testing and Laboratories, Infectious Disease research, Laboratory, Vaccine, Vaccine development
Dr. Byrd is an scientific executive and former senior military officer with significant civil and criminal legal consulting experience including deposition and trial testimony. He has held multiple scientific lead positions including Director of Biosciences at the Army Research Laboratory and Lead Scientific Advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Army and has extensive expertise in biotechnology, chemistry, and life science research processes. . He has also worked as a professor of chemistry, biochemistry, and biology and has collaborated in research efforts with federal, academic, and industry partners such as DARPA, DHS, FBI, MIT, UCSB, and MedImmune, among others. His areas of expertise include: ➢ Bioengineering ➢ Biochemistry ➢ Forensic Science ➢ Microbiology ➢ DNA and Nucleic Acids ➢ Vaccine Development ➢ Research and Development ➢ Biotechnology ➢ Pharmaceutical Development ➢ Bacteria and infection ➢ Laboratory documentation and research review

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics and pediatric sedation.

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

Laura Kate Gowans, MD Corewell Health, Beaumont Children’s

Royal Oak, Michigan
Pediatric Hematology Oncology - Cancer, Coagulation , Bleeding, Infection, Stroke, Thrombosis , Leukemia , Sarcoma , Chemotherapy

Rebekah R. Herrmann, R.N., VWCN, CCRP, VWCN, CFPS

Theilman, Minnesota
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing home falls, fall prevention, care plans, choking, nurse, nursing home administration, nursing administration, clinical research coordinator, infection, skilled nursing facility
Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Nurse Leader. Clinical experience as Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Wound care certified. Extensive clinical research nursing experience at organizations include the Mayo Clinic and Cedars Sinai/UCLA. Clinical research experience includes reproductive endocrinology, surgery, oncology, and cardiology. Certified clinical research professional. Certified Fall Prevention Specialist

Julie Rogers, MD, PhD, MA, D.ABA Expert Anesthesia, LLC

Duluth, Minnesota
Anesthesiology - trauma, orthopedic, regional, epidural, obstetric, ENT, neuro, pediatric, endoscopy, MRI, infection, fire, general anesthesia, outpatient, airway, ECT, ethics, consent, capacity, rural medicine, difficult airway, stroke, STEMI, ICU, nerve injury, acute pain, aspiration, awareness, cardiac arrest
Mayo Clinic educated and trained, Julie Rogers is a board certified anesthesiologist practicing at a community hospital. She is an expert in obstetric, ENT, pediatric, ambulatory, orthopedic, cardiothoracic, plastic, neurosurgical, vascular, regional and monitored anesthesia care (MAC) anesthesia. Her current anesthesia practice is diverse, including all of these disciplines. She also teaches airway management to medical residents. Her background includes a PhD in science/pharmacology and a MA in ethics. Her PhD work involved studying the mechanisms of drug molecules, which is integral to understanding anesthesiology. Her ethics specialties include informed consent, capacity determination and patient advocacy. She has published several peer reviewed papers as well as developed and taught courses in these areas. She has won awards for her many presentations. She has extensive writing experience, including writing press releases and abstracts for a major medical journal....

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Missouri
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

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...

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.

Dinesh John, MD, MMM, FACP

Jamesville, New York
Hospitalist, Medical Management - hospital negligence, hospital liability, sepsis, infection, internal medicine, medication errors, pneumonia, hypertension, stroke, medical necessity, diabetes, cardiac arrest, chest pain, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, PE, patient handoff, respiratory failure, pressure sores, falls
Award-winning, Board-certified hospitalist in active clinical practice. Former Chief Quality Officer and Assistant Vice-President of Quality at SUNY-Upstate University Healthcare System, with responsibility for overall quality of care and patient safety for a large healthcare organization serving over 1.8 million people in Upstate New York. Former Medical Staff President of an academic tertiary care hospital. SUNY Faculty. Experienced public speaker. Holds a Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Certified Physician Advisor (CHCQM-PHYADV), and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). Have taken multiple SEAK courses on expert witness practice management.

Jeff Rabinowitz, DMD, FICOI New York/Northeast Based, Consults Nationally.

East Hills, New York
Dentist, Oral Surgery - Dentistry, Dental Malpractice, Dental Implants, Implantology, Crowns, Bridges, Esthetics, Oral Surgery, Extractions, Wisdom Teeth, Nerve Injury-Nerve Damage, Paresthesia, Periodontics, Endodontics, Root Canal, TMJ, Infection, Trauma, Misdiagnosis, Standard of Care, Informed Consent.
Dr. Jeff Rabinowitz is a restorative, general, implant and oral surgical dental practitioner and dental school professor with forty years of clinical and academic experience. Dr. Rabinowitz is National Dental Board credentialed and licensed and he is residency trained in all disciplines of general dentistry including restorative, oral surgical and implant dentistry. He is fellowship trained and board certified in surgical and prosthetic dental implantology and he is fellowship trained and New York State licensed in intravenous and enteral sedation. Dr. Rabinowitz has over twenty five years of experience as an expert witness and consultant for both defense and plaintiff counsel with an emphasis on restorative, crown and bridge, oral surgical, periodontal and endodontic cases as well as on dental implant cases of all complexities. Dr. Rabinowitz evaluates issues of standard of care and claims of treatment failure, complications and misdiagnosis in all phases of implant, prosthodont...

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Toxic shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Brain death, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician with active clinical practice. ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care and Medical Director of ECMO Services. Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM). Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality review and improvement, and clinical care optimization. Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks. Guideline writer and reviewer. Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker. Healthcare system sepsis leader and awardee of the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award. Experience as an expert medical reviewer since 2010. Special areas of expertise: severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, emergency airway management and intubation, and proced...

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.

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Jenks, Oklahoma
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Elaine Goldhammer, MD ELG Expert MD, LLC

West Chester , Pennsylvania
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Pneumonia, COVID-19, diabetes, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke, COPD, Infection, End of Life care, internal medicine, hospitalist specialization, pressure sores, heart failure
Elaine Goldhammer, MD, attended Jefferson Medical College for her Medical Degree and Tulane School of Medicine for her Residency. She has over 20 years of experience and knowledge and provides excellent medical care to her patients. She has worked at a top hospital near the Philadelphia area for over ten years, where she held leadership positions. Dr. Goldhammer continues to live in Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. After taking a brief break from working full-time, she is now working again, full-time as a hospitalist, and enjoys practicing medicine again. Her medical and leadership experience has granted her the expertise and wisdom to care for people, and Dr. Goldhammer has a natural ease in having difficult conversations which will translate well to legal work. As a member of the Society of Hospitalist Medicine and an avid reader, she stays on top of best practices. Elaine is an excellent communicator, deeply respected by her colleagues, has an excellent reputa...

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Long Term Care - nursing homes, assisted living, falls, fractures, pressure ulcers, bed sores, wound care, dehydration, delirium, pneumonia, sepsis, aspiration, functional decline, neglect, dementia, infection, elder abuse, urinary tract infection, UTI, restraints, weight loss, malnutrition, medication errors
Award-winning geriatrician in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained. Sees patients in the office, hospital, and nursing home. 25 years of nursing home experience. Extensive teaching experience. Pitt faculty. Former President of Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society -Western Division.

Asif Ilyas, MD,MBA,FACS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - vaccine injury, nerve damage/compression, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, brachial plexus, opioids, narcotics, pill mills, trauma, fractures, compartment syndrome, amputation, scarring, arthritis, infection, MRSA, trigger finger, tendonitis, epicondylitis, medical device design, causation, disability
Thought leader, prolific researcher, and dedicated educator. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Active clinical practice at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia focusing on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and nerve injuries. Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Temple University Hospital and his Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard Fellow. Holds the rank of Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University. Serves as the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship Program Director as well at Jefferson. Previously served as an Assistant Professor at the Temple University Hospital and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Medical School. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being annually recognized by Castle & Connolly Top Doctors for Philadelphia. Received multiple teaching ...

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.

Dale E. Panzer, MD

West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
Dr. Panzer is among a select group of experienced forensic physicians dual Board-Certified physicians in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine. He has served as a forensic evaluator and testifying expert witness for the past 13 years simultaneous with clinical practice as a treating psychiatrist at a highly regarded regional rehabilitation hospital. Patients suffer from brain injuries, TBI, dementias, stroke, spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). Dr. Panzer's testimony experience includes TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, PTSD, spinal cord injury, malingering, cognitive capacity, testamentary capacity and undue influence. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Drexel University School of Medicine, has taught residents and...

Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - neonatal, sepsis, NICU, newborn, infection, obstetrics, prematurity, premature, HIE, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis
Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP is an Attending Neonatologist and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training program. Dr. Sloane is double board certified in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She practices in both academic and community level 3 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), attends high-risk deliveries, provides complex perinatal consultations, and also attends in the well newborn nursery. Dr. Sloane earned her bachelor's degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University, followed by a Masters of Health Sciences degree in Public Health (with a focus in Reproductive and Cancer Biology and a certificate in Maternal and Child Health) from the Johns Hopkins University School Bloomberg School of Public Health. She attended medical school at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, then...

Dodi Thompson, RN

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - administrator, skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, infection, dementia, delirium, ER
Experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.

Jeffrey E. Budoff, MD SouthWest Orthopedic Group

Houston, Texas
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder, Arm, Upper Extremity, Rotator Cuff, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Pain, Trauma, Reconstruction, Fractures, Dislocations, Arthritis, Nerve Injuries, Tendon Injuries, Infection, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations / IMEs, Workers Compensation
Jeffrey E. Budoff, MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity surgeon, with a Certificate of Additional Qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in the Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder. Dr. Budoff completed two fellowships, in both Hand Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Budoff was previously an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he taught residents and fellows for nine years. Dr. Budoff has edited 7 textbooks and part of another, written 47 peer-reviewed papers and authored 23 textbook chapters. He is an expert in arthroscopic and open surgery of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder. Dr. Budoff served as an Associate Master Instructor of shoulder arthroscopy for a national organization, where he taught other practicing orthopedic surgeons the most up-to-date techniques. He was an Associate Editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery and a Reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, two of the most prestigious orthop...

Eric Gilbert, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Mental Health Emergencies, Shock, Infection, Fracture care, Airway management
Eric Gilbert, MD, FACEP has 30 years of clinical experience and currently works full time at a level I trauma center and community hospitals. He has 25+ years of experience teaching residents and medical students as well as 14 years of experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair and Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Quality Improvement Committee for a 100+ physician group. He has served as an expert witness, consultant, and provided trial testimony.

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

Dean M Deluke, DDS, MBA

Richmond, Virginia
Oral Surgery, Dentist - Dental Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Nerve Injuries and Paresthesia, Impacted Teeth, Oral Pathology, Infection, Anesthesia and Sedation, Trauma, Dental Implants, Orthognathic Surgery, TMJ Disorders, Osteonecrosis, Patents, Plaintiff and Defense
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Dean M DeLuke is a graduate of St Michael’s College (B.A.), Columbia University (D.D.S.), and Clarkson University (M.B.A.). He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a fellowship at East Grinstead Hospital in Sussex, England. Dr. DeLuke is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American and the International College of Dentists. He is currently Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at VCU School of Dentistry, where he has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards. He is also the recipient of the Daniel M. Laskin Award for Excellence in Predoctoral Education, a national award conferred by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Prior to coming to Virginia Commonwealth University, he was a partner in a multispecialty group in upstate New York, and he was also Chief of Dentistry an...

Justin B Boge, DO, DABA, MHA, MS, BS Chamuel, LLC

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Nerve epidural joint injections, quality assurance, risk management, ketamine, cannabis, marijuana, opioids, rhizotomy, radio frequency ablation, Chronic Pain, postoperative pain, Spinal Cord stimulator, pain pump, CRPS/RSD, interventional medical management, injury, infection, paralysis, death
Award winning teacher and lecturer, double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesia (ABA). Dr. Boge received a Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), medical school scholarship from the US Air Force (1996-2000). Dr. Boge has worked in Risk Management and Quality Assurance as an Active Duty Pain and Anesthesia physician with the US Air Force. Dr. Boge also served as an Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (2006 to 2016). Dr. Boge has over 23 years of experience reviewing medical records and practicing pain and anesthesia medicine. Dr. Boge has experience in report writing, deposition and courtroom testimony. Dr. Boge recently completed a master’s in health care administration (MHA) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (December 2021), utilizing his veteran Post 9-11 scholarship. He answers phone calls/emails promptly and is respectful of deadli...