Informed Consent Expert Witness

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Informed consent 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 informed consent. The informed consent expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Dentist, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Legal Medicine, Medical Management, Neuropsychiatry, Nursing Administration, Oncology, Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Psychiatry.

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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...

Ian Aires, DDS

Del Mar, California
Dentist, Oral Surgery - Crowns, Bridges, Implants, Cosmetics, Immediate Load, Dentures, All on 4 implants, Laminates, Veneers,Cosmetic Dentistry, Informed Consent, Dental Reconstruction, Restorations, standard of care, and informed consent.
Dental expert for over 25 years. Dr Aires is able to take complex dental procedures and explain them in a way anyone can understand. He has testified for both the plaintiff and defendant on a wide range of dental standard of care issues.This includes dental crowns, dental bridges, implant restorations and cosmetic dentistry. His clinical experience as a practicing dentist for over 35 years coupled with his education proves him to be a competent, thoughtful, well-prepared expert. He has an excellent track record defending both dentists and patients as well as an accomplished mentor, innovator, and teacher. Most recently, Dr. Aires has published his clinical findings of over 300 implant patients in the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants (JOMI). The article addresses the 'all-on-four' dental implant concept and immediate loading of full arch implant supported reconstructions. Currently, Dr. Aires also teaches and lectures to dentists on innovative dental impl...

Jay Grossman, DDS

Brentwood, California
Dentist - Over 850 cases reviewed 52% plaintiff / 48% defense, Dental Malpractice, Implants, Crowns, Root Canal, Veneers, Periodontics, standard of care, cosmetics, lasers, extractions, nerve damage, valuation, informed consent, antibiotic coverage, TMJ, orthodontics including Invisalign, treatment planning
Dr. Jay S. Grossman was accepted to NYU College of Dentistry at the age of 19. After completing a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, also at NYU, he joined the Navy and completed a tour of duty as a Lieutenant in the Dental Corp where he received the National defense service medal, was written up by the military in major magazines as the poster boy for recruitment due to his non-profit Homeless Not Toothless. He has received letters of commendation from President Obama, the Secretary of the Navy and numerous members of Congress. Since 1991 he started his own practice in Brentwood, California, and has been practicing there ever since, with over 13,000 patients in his practice. As a dental expert, he has been involved in over 700 dental malpractice, peer review and injury cases, deposed over 100 times, appeared in Superior Court over 50 times and never been disqualified. He is averaging 52% for the plaintiff and 48% for the defense and spends at least 95% of his ti...

Jeffrey T. Miller, DDS

Los Angeles, California
Dentist, Periodontics - Dental Implants, Periodontics, Dentist, TMJ, Trauma, Defense, Plaintiff, informed consent, malpractice, standard of care, nerve damage, cosmetics, veneers, gums, surgery and grafting, periodontal surgery, bone grafting, sinus surgery, lasers, extractions, root canal, crowns
Dr. Miller is a Board Certified Specialist: Periodontics & Dental Implants. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, which outranks most other dentists. (Few dentists are board certified specialists). Dr. Miller has over 15 years of experience in Forensic Dentistry. He has completed over 300 record reviews, over 30 depositions, and has trial experience. He represents approximately 55% defense and 45% plaintiff. 30% of his clinical practice is medical-legal and 70% is treatment. Dr. Miller is available to travel. Dr. Miller is a straight shooter and understands the merits of your case. He knows how to present peer-reviewed scientific literature to support his opinions. Dr. Miller specialized in Periodontics and Dental Implants at Loma Linda University. He is a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the State of California since 2006. He completed a Hospital Residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2005. He graduated USC School of Dentistry in 2004 with a D.D.S. and...

Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine - Medication Errors, Lab Reporting, Informed Consent, Delayed Diagnosis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Deep Venous Thrombosis, DVT, COVID-19, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Supervision of Physician Extenders, Hypertension, Cancer Screening, Infection, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Preoperative Clearance
Award-winning, Harvard-trained primary care physician. Extensive teaching experience: Emory Faculty (2001-Present), Former Harvard Faculty. Fellowship trained. Special interest in Women's Health. Active clinical practice.

Judy L Schmidt, MD, FACP Quality Cancer Care

MIssoula, Montana
Oncology, Hematology - Plaintiff and Defense cases for all parties, Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer, Failure to Follow Established Clinical Guidelines, Adverse Drug Side Effects, Failure to Follow Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Guidelines, Informed Consent, Analysis of Medical Errors on Patient Quality of Life
I am a triple board certified and Mayo-trained Hematologist/Medical Oncologist offering 24/7 medical consultation for clients with cancer and complex internal medicine diseases. I actively manage patient care. I am available for medical legal expert witness cases (plaintiff and defense). I have assisted in over 170 cases and done numerous proffers, depositions and several trials. I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. My Hematology/Medical Oncology training was at the Mayo Clinic in 1985-88. In March 2011, I opened up a medical consultation and expert witness business - Quality Cancer Care. I have been a very active member of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology); this has included numerous positions associated with Medicare and Quality Cancer Care. ASCO asked me to testify in Washington DC in 1999 for a senate subcommittee on Quality Cancer Care hosted by Senators Diane Feinstein and Connie Mack. My solo Hematology/Oncology Montana ...

Jay Grossman, DDS

Nevada
Dentist - Over 850 cases reviewed 52% plaintiff / 48% defense, Dental Malpractice, Implants, Crowns, Root Canal, Veneers, Periodontics, standard of care, cosmetics, lasers, extractions, nerve damage, valuation, informed consent, antibiotic coverage, TMJ, orthodontics including Invisalign, treatment planning
Dr. Jay S. Grossman was accepted to NYU College of Dentistry at the age of 19. After completing a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, also at NYU, he joined the Navy and completed a tour of duty as a Lieutenant in the Dental Corp where he received the National defense service medal, was written up by the military in major magazines as the poster boy for recruitment due to his non-profit Homeless Not Toothless. He has received letters of commendation from President Obama, the Secretary of the Navy and numerous members of Congress. Since 1991 he started his own practice in Brentwood, California, and has been practicing there ever since, with over 13,000 patients in his practice. As a dental expert, he has been involved in over 700 dental malpractice, peer review and injury cases, deposed over 100 times, appeared in Superior Court over 50 times and never been disqualified. He is averaging 52% for the plaintiff and 48% for the defense and spends at least 95% of his ti...

Thomas Bojko, MD, MS, JD, FCLM Hospital Experts

Port Monmouth, New Jersey
Medical Management, Legal Medicine - Hospital Administration, Hospital Negligence, Joint Commission Standards, Negligent Credentialing, Physician Contracting, Informed Consent, Standards of Care, Patient Transfer, Patient Safety, Pediatric Critical Care, Birth Injury, Hyperbilirubinemia
Thomas Bojko, MD, MS, JD, FCLM has spent over two decades in healthcare where he has held executive leadership positions in both hospital and medical administration. He is an expert in hospital operations, policies and procedures. Dr. Bojko has made many contributions to the administrative, clinical and educational aspects of healthcare and has received numerous awards and recognition for his efforts. He gained national prominence serving as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Critical Care Executive Committee and as a member of the NACHRI (National Association of Children’s Hospitals) Board of Trustees. In addition, he has authored numerous articles, policy statements and editorials in peer-reviewed journals. He also participated in authoring the American Academy of Pediatrics Policy on Hyperbilirubinemia.

Maurice Preter, MD Maurice Preter MD Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Neurology

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychiatry, Traumatic brain injury, PTSD, wrongful death, pain and suffering, aviation accidents, memory issues, will contests, geriatrics, medical/pharmacologically and/or psychologically based distortions, plaintiff suggestibility, medical malpractice, informed consent
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced private practice and academic Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychopharmacologist, and Neurologist in New York City. He is one of a small number of dually board certified specialists in both psychiatry and neurology. He speaks English, German and French and is licensed in New York, Germany/E.U., and Paris/France. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric and neuropsychiatric forensic expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations. Educated at the Universities of Munich, Germany and of Paris, France, he received his postgraduate specialty training in neurology and psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and is dually board certified in both specialties. He has researched and written about a wide range of neuropsychiatric topics, including stroke, sleep disorders, epilepsy, panic disorder, psychological trauma, and the history of neurology in China. ...

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...

Daniel J. Lantos, RN, MSN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as infection prevention, physical restraints, pressure ulcer prevention, patient falls, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

Philip Chahine, DMD, FAGD Chahine Dental Group Inc.

Hilliard, Ohio
Dentist - Dental Injuries, Cosmetic Dentistry, Crown and Bridge, General Dentistry, Endodontics, Root Canals, Veneers, Invisalign, Implants, Dental Business, Standard of Care, Informed Consent
Dr. Chahine graduated in 2001 from the University of Montreal with a Doctorate in Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree at the age of 22, making him one the youngest graduates ever for a DMD or DDS program. He completed his post-doctorate advanced training at The Ohio State University Medical Center, earning a GPR certificate in 2002. In June of 2007, Dr. Chahine received the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), a distinction awarded to only 7% of North American dentists symbolizing excellence in the dental profession. Again, he is one of the youngest dentists in the country to ever receive this award, thanks to his commitment to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in the profession. He is also an Invisalign Premier Provider having completed over 275 cases of clear aligner treatment over the years. He is also trained to use conservative Laser therapy in many procedures that would usually require surgery. In addition, he is trained i...

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Difficult airway, drug interactions, hypotension, positioning, operating room fires, nerve injury, intubation, recovery room, informed consent, epidurals, nerve blocks, airway trauma, central venous catheter, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative
Award-winning anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Fellowship trained. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training.

Thomas W Miller, MD Innovel Health Initiatives, LLC

Chesapeake, Virginia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospitalist, internist, perioperative, diagnosis, consultant, informed consent, advance directive, CPR, administrative, communication, community, DNR
Dr. Miller has over 20 years as a practicing hospitalist, including 11 years as medical director overseeing teams as large as 80 hospitalists. His practice experience is in hospitals ranging from 50 to over 300 beds. He has extensive experience in leading quality improvement, detailed and objective evaluation of physicians’ performance as well as developing standards of practice and communication between hospitalists, specialists and non-physician staff. He also has facility with verbal presentations ranging from physicians to laypersons and is happy to provide reviews in either defense or plaintiff cases.