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: Athletic Training, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Critical Care Medicine, Dentist, DNA, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Geriatrics, Hand Surgery, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Laboratories & Testing, and Nurse Practitioner.

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

Alabama
Dentist, Oral Surgery - New York & Nationwide - Dentistry, Dental Malpractice, 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. Rabinowitz has over 25 years of experience as an expert witness and consultant with an emphasis on dental implant cases of all complexities and, as well, on restorative, crown and bridge, oral surgical, periodontal and endodontic cases. Dr. Rabinowitz evaluates claims of treatment failure, complications and misdiagnosis in all phases of implant, prosthodontic/restorative/crown and bridge and surgical dentistry. Dr. Rabinowitz will identify and analyze the issues of the most routine and the most complex cases in dentistry, clearly presenting his findings, recommendations and strategies to you. Conferences and/or reports are focused on strengthening your position in settlement or in court. He presents a clear analysis of issues for both defense and plaintiff counsel, including strengths and weaknesses in pursuing legal action, case defensibility and indications and strategies for case settlement. As an implantologist and as a surgical and restorative dentist, his areas of exper...

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

Wasilla, Alaska
Chiropractic, Athletic Training - 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 certified in dry needling and is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness involve 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...

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

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, MCFLC

Delray Beach, 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, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, 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 Medicine Lifestyle Medicine - American & International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

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

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Preventive Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors
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 general internal medicine. He has nine years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving 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.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

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.

Raina M. Paul, MD, FAAP

Wilmette, Illinois
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Infection, Quality Improvement, Pediatric Emergency Management, Child Health, Sedation, Pediatric Trauma
Dr. Raina Paul is a board certified pediatric and pediatric emergency medicine physician. She completed her residency and fellowship in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, the number one children's hospital in the country for over a decade. She is currently the Director of Quality Improvement for the Advocate Children’s Hospital Emergency Departments and was the former Associate Medical Director at the Center for Excellence at Lurie Children’s/Northwestern hospital. She has authored several peer reviewed articles on pediatric sepsis and was an author on the most recent Pediatric American College of Critical Care Medicine and Surviving Sepsis Guidelines. She has been involved for over a decade in QI related research, especially surrounding pediatric sepsis. She led the Boston team as part of the rapid cycle Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) collaborative, was a steering committee member and data lead for the 25 hospi...

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

Crown Point, Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatrist, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Forensic Podiatry, Foot Injury, Foot Doctor Malpractice, Foot Surgery Malpractice, Podiatry, Footprint, Foot, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Hammertoe, Bunion, Podiatrist Malpractice, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner
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 in civil and forensic matters. Trial (and Daubert) successfully tested, Dr. Nirenberg has over 25 years experience and provides expert witness case review in: • Podiatry/podiatrist malpractice • Orthopedic Surgeon foot or ankle malpractice • Nurse or emergency room foot or ankle malpractice • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice • Foot/ankle injury cases • Workers compensation foot/ankle accidents • Product liability foot/ankle injury claims • Forensic Podiatry analysis of foot evidence at crime scenes, such as footprints, footwear, human remains or the gait of a criminal caught on video (forensic gait analysis) • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon, emergency room, nurse, family doctor, wound care clinic, urgent care center, nurse practitioner and other medical provider foot or...

Omar H. Akhtar, MD Physicians Clinic of Iowa, PC

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Orthopedic Surgery - Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Surgery, Revision Knee Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Infected Joints, Fracture, Infection, Periprosthetic Fracture, Dislocated Hip, Stiff Knee, Anthroplasty, Dislocation, Nerve, Tendon, Ligament.
I am an expert in the field of orthopedic surgery and sub-specialize in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. I am experienced with general orthopedics including fractures, nerve injury, tendon injury, ligament injuries. While I see general orthopedic conditions, my practice is focused on primary and revision joint replacement surgery. I have experience evaluating and treating infections, dislocations, bone loss, pain, and malfunctioning joint replacements of both hip and knee. I have been providing expert witness services since 2017 and have assisted over 50 different attorneys and their clients. I have assisted both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

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.

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure,Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 150 medico-legal case reviews, 22 depositions and 3 trial testimonies. Over 34 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at Brown Medical School. former Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 1993-2021. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 28 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.

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

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.

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - 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, Failure to treat
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 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 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 Medicine, St. Louis University S...

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

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

New York, New York
Dentist, Oral Surgery - New York & Nationwide - Dentistry, Dental Malpractice, 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. Rabinowitz has over 25 years of experience as an expert witness and consultant with an emphasis on dental implant cases of all complexities and, as well, on restorative, crown and bridge, oral surgical, periodontal and endodontic cases. Dr. Rabinowitz evaluates claims of treatment failure, complications and misdiagnosis in all phases of implant, prosthodontic/restorative/crown and bridge and surgical dentistry. Dr. Rabinowitz will identify and analyze the issues of the most routine and the most complex cases in dentistry, clearly presenting his findings, recommendations and strategies to you. Conferences and/or reports are focused on strengthening your position in settlement or in court. He presents a clear analysis of issues for both defense and plaintiff counsel, including strengths and weaknesses in pursuing legal action, case defensibility and indications and strategies for case settlement. As an implantologist and as a surgical and restorative dentist, his areas of exper...

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

North Carolina
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Preventive Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors
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 general internal medicine. He has nine years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving 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.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO, Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician Active clinical practice ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care Medical Director of ECMO Services Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality improvement and clinical optimization Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) Healthcare system leadership in sepsis earning the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks Special areas of expertise include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, and emergency airway management and intubation, procedures Experience as an expert medical reviewer in more than 75 cases since 2009

Donia Anderson, 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.

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
Elaine Goldhammer, MD, attended Jefferson Medical College for her Medical Degree and Tulane School of Medicine for her Residency. She has 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, and recently stepped away in June of 2021 to work fewer hours in medicine. Dr. Goldhammer continues to live in Pennsylvania and performs a Locums Tenens position in Pittsburgh. 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 reputation in the community, and is highly responsive and re...

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 ...

Dale E Panzer, MD Dale Panzer MD Forensic Psychiatry

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
With dual Board Certification in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr Panzer is amongst a select group of experienced forensic experts. He is further distinguished by completing residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fulfilling the intensive psychological training requirements for Active Membership in the American Psychoanalytic Association. For the past 13 years, Dr. Panzer has performed psychiatric consultation and treatment at a highly regarded regional brain injury medicine program. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and recently co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). His 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 Cli...

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Preventive Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors
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 general internal medicine. He has nine years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving 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.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

Jeremy Saller, MD

Columbia, South Carolina
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Orthopaedics, Orthopedics, Orthopedics-Non-Surgical, Podiatry, Pediatric Orthopedics, fracture, ankle pain, foot pain, ankle fractures, sprain, infection, nonunion, malunion, orthopedic trauma, limb deformity, hallux valgus, hallux rigidus, compartment syndrome, tendon tears
I am currently practicing orthopedic surgery at a high volume private practice. I completed a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Nemours/A.I. Dupont Hospital for Children after orthopaedic residency training. Following completion of this training, I then practiced pediatric orthopedics at a high volume children's hospital with a level one trauma center for four years. I later completed an adult orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship at the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center in Falls Church, Virginia. I currently practice orthopedic surgery in a private practice setting in Columbia, South Carolina. My practice consists of pediatric and adult orthopedic injuries and deformities. I see pediatric and adult patients. Greater than 50 percent of my practice consists of treating adult and pediatric foot and ankle problems. I treat patients with workers compensation injuries and regularly perform independent medical examinations. I have reviewed a number of medical malpractic...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

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, DIssection, Fracture
I am a board certified residency trained emergency medicine physician currently practicing full time in a level I trauma center and community hospital. I also have 14 years experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair. I trained at the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. I am available for general consultation, chart review, and expert witness services

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...