Infections Expert Witnesses

Infections 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 infections. The infections expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Dentist, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Investigation.

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Arizona
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

Benjamin M Berschler, DMD Downtown Phoenix Dental Consultants LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Dentist, Investigation - Dentist, Standard of Care, Dental Investigation, IMEs, Implants, Office Construction & Equipment, Digital Impression Imaging, Infections, Crowns & Bridges, Diagnosis & treatment plan, Veneers, Trauma, Dentrix Software, Ledger & insurance analysis, N2O & Oral Sedatives, Dental employment protocols.
DENTIST-General Dentistry, Certified and appointed Deputy Chief Investigator for the Arizona Board of Dental Examiners, Certified Dentrix trainer. CLEAR Investigator Certified: Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation. CLEAR is the premier international resource for professional regulation stakeholders. CLEAR skillset to include: evidence collection, inspections, interviewing techniques, investigations, professional conduct, report writing, and testifying. SEAK Experts trained. Arizona Dental Association: Committee Member Ethics and Mediation. Certified by the FBI National Crime Information Center (NCIC) in Unidentified & Missing Dental Coding, Owner/Operator of dynamic dental practices, personally working in the area of restorative general dentistry and associated with orthodontic, endodontic, oral surgery, implants, periodontal specialists, forensics, and digital dental labs. Thirty-eight years of experience in dentistry including: Dental Reconstruction; Dental Employment...

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bedsores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care/hyperbaric clinical de...

Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Bedsores
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 18 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition, I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and Montana.

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

California
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

Raymond H. Chen, MD, DPhil Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Standard of Care, Adverse Outcomes, Traumatic Injury, Personal Injury, Complications, Informed Consent, Device-Related Injury, Diagnostic Errors, Myocardial Infarctions, Medication Errors, Post-Surgical Issues, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Valve Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Infections, Angioplasty
Dr. Raymond H. Chen, MD, DPhil, is a distinguished senior cardiac surgeon with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG), where he has been serving since 2004. Currently, he holds the position of Assistant Chief of the Regional Department of Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Chen earned his BA in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University, followed by his MD from Stanford University, and a DPhil in Immunology from Oxford University. His extensive training includes a residency in General Surgery and a Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, affiliated with Harvard Medical School where he served as chief resident in both specialties. Dr. Chen's clinical practice focuses on adult cardiac surgery, and he is certified by the Thoracic Surgery Board. He has performed over 3000 heart operations in the last 20 years. Throughout his career, Dr. Chen has been actively involved in clinical teaching, training medical students, physician assistants, and new cardi...

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Pasadena, California
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Teens, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Outpatient, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine
Dr. Jennie W. Gary is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a busy outpatient community pediatrics clinic as a general pediatrician, where she sees thousands of patients annually. She also teaches and supervises pediatric residents on a bi-weekly basis. She participates in weekly CME activities and practices standard of care, evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

Franklin W. Lusby, Jr., M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

La Jolla, California
Ophthalmology, Laser Surgery - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Disability, Product Liability, Vision Impariment, Surgical Complications, Vision Loss, Chemical Burns, Retinal Injury, Infections, Abrasions, Lacerations, Retinal Detachment, Hyphema, Blindness, UV Light Injury, Foreign Body Injury, Management of Systemic Illness
Dr. Franklin W. Lusby, Jr. is a distinguished ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon with a robust career spanning over four decades. Born and raised in Maryland, he completed his undergraduate education at Columbia Union College with a B.A. in Chemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1974. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1978. Following an internship at Malden Hospital affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Lusby pursued pre-residency studies in Basic and Clinical Sciences for Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, in 1983, and further specialized with a fellowship in extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation at Glendale Eye Medical Group. Dr. Lusby is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and holds medical licenses in California...

Joseph B. Marzouk, MD, FIDSA Infectious Disease Specialist

Oakland, California
Infectious Diseases - Infections in all medical Specialties, Sepsis, HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, food poisoning, pneumonia, orthopedic infections, meningitis, surgical infections, wound infections, urinary tract infections, endocarditis, abdominal infections, abscess, septic arthritis, infection control
Clinical Infectious Disease Specialist in active practice; Extensive experience in medico-legal review for both plaintiffs and defense; Board Certified in Infectious Disease; HIV Specialist; Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at two Northern California Hospitals; Chief of Infectious Disease at Summit Medical Center. See CV for further details.

Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence, and is...

Andrew Ng, MD Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Aisha Shaheen, MD, MHA AWS Surgical, Inc.

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, ICU Medicine, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac arrest, Emergency airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (PE), Central line, Procedural complications, Infections, Tele-ICU, Medical records review
Dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery with additional certification obtained in Bariatrics Surgery. In active clinical practice focusing on Surgical Critical Care and ICU Medicine. Experienced as an ICU Medical Director as well as with quality improvement metrics and clinical optimization. I take care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients in a variety of settings including academic, community, rural and tele-ICU. Able to provide objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases. CV available upon request.

Pedram Taher, MD Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Arnold W. Mackles, MD, MBA Innovative Healthcare Compliance Group, Inc.

Palm Bch Gdns, Florida
Medical Management, Risk Management - Healthcare risk management, patient safety, patient falls, medical errors, surgical errors, medication errors, delay in treatment, credentialing, root cause analysis, healthcare handoffs, hospital acquired conditions, infections, pressure ulcers, nursing home abuse
Patient Safety Expert Healthcare Risk Manager Keynote Speaker Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA is a nationally recognized expert on Patient Safety. The mission of Dr. Mackles’ healthcare career has been to provide access to the highest quality care; first, during his 23 years of practice as a neonatal physician and then, for the past 15 years, as a National Patient Safety Expert in all areas of medical practice. Dr. Mackles’ specific areas of expertise include: Prevention of Medical Errors, Risk Management, Healthcare Performance Improvement Strategies, Creating / Maintaining a Culture of Patient Safety Excellence, Healthcare Communication Protocols, Safe and Accurate Medication Delivery, Root Cause Analysis, Healthcare Technology, Medical Documentation, and Patient Safety in Hospitals. He places a strong focus on systemic problems inherent within organizations and with individual providers that result in adverse patient outcomes. Dr. Mackles plays many roles within the Healthcare space ...

David L Pick, MD FAAFP FABMS

Weston, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Family Medicine - Urgent Care Standard of Care, Urgent Care Malpractice, Nurse Practitioner Supervision, Physician Assistant Supervision, Wrongful Death, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Headaches, Fractures,Orthopedic injuries, Foreign Bodies, Infections, Pediatrics,urgent care medicine, sepsis, appendicitis, torsion
Dr. Pick received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr.Pick is board certified in Family Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.In addition he is board certified in Urgent Care Medicine and is a fellow of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Pick completed his residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was Chief Resident.He has over 10 years experience as an expert in Urgent Care and Ambulatory Care. He conducts peer review for the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine- JUCM. Dr. Pick has practiced urgent care medicine for over 30 years as both an attending physician and Medical Director. He is a founding member of the Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine and a founding board member of the Urgent Care College of Physicians. Dr.Pick is in full time active Urgent Care practice where he supervises and mentors Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. D...

Anthony G Stanley, MD

North Miami, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - trauma, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, sepsis, appendicitis, airway management, internal medicine, head injury, concussion, epidural abscess, foreign body removal, chest pain, wound care, infections, abdominal pain, testicular torsion, medical management
Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. 30+ years of clinical experience in both Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings. Holder of 2 US Medical Device Patents, specializing in performance safety in foreign body removal, measuring wound site damage, and suturing.

Ronald Himmelman, MD

Glencoe, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Stroke, sepsis, myocardial infarction, infections, trauma, medication side effects, drug testing, alcohol issues, intoxication, prison and jail medicine
I am Board-Certified in Internal Medicine as well, yet have exclusively practiced Emergency Medicine for the past 35 years, first in a county hospital setting, followed by working in a few private hospitals, where I practice presently. I am Board -Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1988 and have been recertified every 10 years since then, with the latest coming just two months ago. In addition, I have been Board-Certified in Medical Toxicology.

Phillip D Magidson, MD, MPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Older adults, Falls, Delirium, Trauma, Infections, Capacity, Sepsis, Dementia, Pain management, End of life care, Wound Care, Syncope, Functional decline, Pneumonia, Atrial fibrillation, Weakness, Urinary tract infection, Polypharmacy
I am a triple boarded emergency medicine physician, internist and geriatrician with extensive expertise in providing patient care at the bedside as well as administrative, educational, research and leadership experience in the academic emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine fields. I serve as an associate clinical director and director of geriatric emergency medicine of a busy, urban, Department of Emergency Medicine and am a member of the internal peer review committee. In these roles, I have had the opportunity to lead numerous clinical case reviews with an eye toward safety and quality improvement. With dual academic appointments as Assistant Professor of both Emergency Medicine and Medicine, I participate in the education of a wide variety of health sciences trainees including medical students, resident physicians and fellows. As such, I have lectured locally, regional and nationally on matters in general emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine with...

Morgan Williams Med Legal Pro, LLC

Germantown, Maryland
Phlebotomy, Laboratories & Testing - phlebotomist, venipuncture, blood work, blood test, specimen collection, nerve injury, infections, EHR, electronic health records, heplock, bruising, swelling, clots, bleeding, infiltration, arterial puncture, allergies, fainting, extravasation, petechiae, haemoconcentration, iatrogenic anemia

Dean P Kendziera, MSHS, PA-C

Norton Shores, Michigan
Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery - Physician Assistant, PA, Midlevel, Orthopedics, Surgery, Trauma, Spine, Joint replacement, fracture, sports medicine, arthroscopy, foot and ankle, osteoporosis, revision surgery, cast, splint, infections, epidural abscess, pain management, narcotics, injections, preoperative, postoperative, EMR
I have been a Physician Assistant (PA) for 24 years. I have worked in primary care, school-based health, urgent care, pediatric intensive care, outpatient orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. I have been an expert witness for 5 years. I have extensive experience as a PA, most recently in all aspects of orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. My orthopedic experience includes non-operative care and operative care as first assistant for patients with complex conditions involving the spine, neck, hand and extremities, joints, total joints and revision joints, injections, casting, wound care, perioperative care, narcotic and non-narcotic pain management, trauma and fractures. I have rounded on thousands of hospital patients for a variety of operative and non-operative orthopedic conditions; managing their pain, wellness, expectations, anticoagulation therapy, wound and dressing care, antibiotics, hospital and surgical complications, and discharge needs. I am a leader in electronic medical...

Kathleen Evans, MD HealthAdvise

Missoula, Missouri
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Cancer Screening, Chest Pain, Infections
Dr. Kathleen E. Evans graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and completed her residency also at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a experienced medical director, hospitalist with strong interests in patient safety and systems based solutions. She is a family medicine doctor in Missoula, Montana and is affiliated with MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital. She has been in practice for more than 32 years. Dr.Evans has expertise in treating stroke, chronic diabetes, and chronic high blood pressure. Training Medical School University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Residency University of Arizona College Medicine Board Certifications American Board of Family Medicine

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Henderson, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Herschel Lessin, MD

Poughkeepsie, New York
Pediatrics - General pediatrics, General Pediatric care, Pediatric Standard of Care, Pediatric, Community pediatrics, Outpatient pediatrics, Board Certified, Newborn, infant, adolescent, infections, hip dysplasia, respiratory illness, Pediatric emergencies, documentation, nursery
Dr. Herschel Lessin has been a practicing Pediatrician from 1982 - 2023, and has served as an expert witness in Pediatric malpractice litigation since 1987, working for both plaintiff and defense. Trained at Stanford and Yale, Dr. Lessin has experience in case review as well as both deposition and trial testimony. He was a founding member and Vice President of one of the larger US single specialty Pediatric practices with 8 locations and 26 clinicians, His practice includes children from birth through college. Dr. Lessin is active on a national policy level, having been co-lead author on several American Academy of Pediatrics policy statements and technical reports, as well as being a member of the authoring committee on several others. He is co-editor of the 2019 AAP ADHD Toolkit. He reviews a majority of AAP policy statements making comments for possible revision as needed. He has been a member of the Committee on Practice/Ambulatory Medicine and the Payer Advocacy Advisory Commi...

Carey Williams, MD, MPH, FAAP

Greensboro, North Carolina
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, Sexual/child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine, ADHD
Dr. Carey C. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a large suburban outpatient pediatrics clinic which serves 16,000+ patients from birth to 19 years of age. As a general pediatrician, she sees thousands of patients annually for acute and preventive care, and has experience with hospital care of the well newborn. She has served as lead physician for clinic- and community-based quality improvement initiatives, participates in regular CME activities, and practices evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She also teaches and supervises medical students on a regular basis.

Jonathan Gully, MD

Cincinnati, Ohio
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Standard of Care, Pediatrics, Diabetes, Cancer Screening, Failure to Diagnose, Adolescent Health Care, Chest Pain, Infections, Gynecology
Dr. Gully is board certified in Family Medicine, currently practicing full-time as a Primary Care Physician, including care through telemedicine. In addition to treating patients he also supervises Nurse Practitioners and medical students. Prior to this he practiced in both Urgent Care Centers and Hospital settings. He earned an MD from the University of Cincinnati and completed residency in Chicago. Dr. Gully has recent experience in cases involving failure to diagnose, cancer screening, anticoagulation therapy, orthopedics, infections, and morbidity following inpatient and outpatient surgery. He has been lauded for his written and oral communication skills, as well as poise during testimony. Dr. Gully has experience working for plaintiff and defense attorney's, and is comfortable with both. He has also consulted in criminal cases.

Bethann Scarborough, MD HealthAdvise

Landisville, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, COVID
Credentials: Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine University of Pennsylvania Health System. Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine (through 2021) Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. File Experience: Primarily disability and catastrophic reviews, some UM. Completed same-day or within 3 days (medical record length 100-2000 pages). Over 98% of reports accepted without revision. Special Skills: Assess disability & recovery potential from multiple serious illnesses (cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic lung disease, COVID, neurologic disorders, dementia, etc),

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...