Kernicterus Expert Witnesses

Kernicterus 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 kernicterus. The kernicterus expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Hospitalist and Pediatrics.

Hilal S Abu-Zahra, MD

Loma Linda, California
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, outpatient general pediatrics, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia, obesity.
Dr. Abu-Zahra has 8+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist in the Inland Empire in both community and academic hospital settings. Dr. Abu-Zahra provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Abu-Zahra is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in general pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine and is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Abu-Zahra graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He works in an academic children's hospital and a community hospital with newborn nursery, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Zahra works full time as a hospitalist in a tertiary care academic center and half time as an outpatient pediatrician in a clinic affiliated with a family residency program. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the former chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. H...

Michael Burbridge, DO, FAAP, SFHM

Glen Allen, Virginia
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric hospital medicine, newborns, child abuse, neonatal sepsis, resuscitation, jaundice, hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus, neglect, asthma, respiratory failure, dehydration, protocols, guidelines, standard of care, COVID, meningitis, handoff, transition of care, vaccine, bronchiolitis, MIS-C
Experience: - Double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics - 20+ years experience - Award winning teacher with experience explaining complex medical topics - Associate Professor at multiple medical schools (University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine) - Pediatric Peer Review Committee chairman - Chief of pediatric medical staff, section chief, medical director, committee chair, site leader for several quality improvement projects - Expert witness in many child abuse and neglect cases, including deposition and trial testimony - Distinguished speaker at national society meetings and lecturer to attending physicians, residents, and medical students - Active clinical practice at community and academic hospitals and previous partner in private practice Education: - Wake Forest University Brenner Children’s Hospital - Nova Southeastern University - University of Fl...