Laparoscopic Surgery Expert Witnesses

Laparoscopic surgery 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 laparoscopic surgery. The laparoscopic surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, Gynecology, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Trauma Surgery, Urology & Urological Surgery, and Vascular Surgery.

Heath Beckham, MD Alabama Colon and Rectal Institute

Birmingham, Alabama
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Laparoscopic surgery, Robotic colon surgery
I am board certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 10 years experience in private practice since 2009 in Birmingham, AL. I am involved in teaching general surgery residents from the local hospital system and involved in various hospital committees. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery with extensive experience in anorectal surgery, colonoscopy, and robotic and laparoscopic colon surgery.

Gaylene F Chartier, MSN, RN, LNC

Cave Creek, Arizona
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Surgeries: General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Urology Surgery, URO/GYN Surgery, GYN Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Transplants (Liver & Kidney) Surgery. Operating Room Nurse.
I have been an RN since 1999 in the operating room, both as a circulator, a scrub, and Perioperative Clinical Educator. My experience ranges from Level 1 trauma to outpatient surgery center. I have experience in the surgical specialties of cardiac, general, gynecology, orthopedic (spine) plastics, and urology. I also have assisted with the implementation of the DaVinci Robotic program in the specialties of cardiac, gynecology, and urology. I have been employed in Scottsdale, AZ since August 2009, where I perform the duties of scrub and circulator. I was promoted to Clinical Nurse Educator in April 2015 for Shea and Piper Perioperative Department (OR, pre-op, PACU, Endoscopy, and CSPD). In this position I educated staff in the newest technologies and remain current with policies and procedures. I also reviewed and updated policies for the hospital system. I was also the Laser Safety Officer for the Scottsdale campus. I have also successfully concluded several AORN: 101 Perioperativ...

Amy George, MD, FACOG

Sacramento, California
Gynecology, Urology & Urological Surgery - Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Urogynecology, Minimally invasive gynecology surgery, Hysterectomy, Mesh surgery, Pelvic/Vaginal Mesh Complications, Slings, Prolapse surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pelvic pain, Mesh pain, Fistula, Bowel injury, Vaginal surgery
Dr. George is one of the very few physicians in the nation that is DUAL fellowship trained in two Obstetric and Gynecology (OBGYN) sub-specialties (5 years of additional training after completion of OBGYN residency). She is fellowship trained in both Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery and in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology. Several years of experience. She has acted as an expert for Defense, Plaintiff, national insurance carriers and pelvic mesh and MDL cases, personal injury/MVA, criminal, catheter and device complications. Dr. George is double board certified in both General OBGYN and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). FPMRS board certification is also recognized by the American Board of Urology. In addition she has been a fellow of the American College of OBGYN for several years (criteria for this include certification and maintenance of certification in OBGYN, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine an...

Edward J. Yun, M.D.

Irvine, California
Urology & Urological Surgery - Urologic Trauma, Urologic Injury, Urologic Complications, Laparoscopic Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Kidney Stones, Ureteral Injury, Bladder Injury, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Impotence
Edward J. Yun, M.D. is board-certified by the American Board of Urology. He attended medical school at Columbia University in New York City, and completed his urology specialty training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has extensive surgical experience and has published his writings in numerous urologic journals and book chapters. In addition to maintaining an active clinical practice, he is also a clinical faculty member and regularly teaches urology residents and medical students.

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Florida
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Issam A Halaby, MD, PhD

North Venice, Florida
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - Wound Care, Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Vascular and endovascular surgery, Hernia surgery, colon surgery, gallbladder surgery, Limb salvage, Abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery
Board Certified General Surgeon Active practice in General and Vascular Surgery Florida license Medical director of Wound Care center since 2005

Mark Liberman, MD, FACS

Naples, Florida
General Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Common Bile Duct Injury, Cholecystectomy, Melanoma Surgery, Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy,
Full time private practice surgeon, board- certified with a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles. Former Chief of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Naples,FL Castle Connolly Top Doctor, as chosen by peers, 2004-2022 (inclusive) Assist Clinical Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University Published more than 20 peer reviewed articles and 1 book chapter Retired Navy Captain I have reviewed 30-40 cases over the last decade and testified in court

Brian Matier, MD

Lutz, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Robotic surgery, colon surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colectomy, colonoscopy, rectal surgery, anal, anastomotic leak, intestinal, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, fecal incontinence
Double Board certified in Colon & Rectal, and General Surgery with 9 years of practice experience. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Prior clinical academic appointment at University of Buffalo School of Medicine. Extensive training and experience in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery. Practice and experience includes all forms of colon and rectal surgery including colectomy, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, and fecal incontinence. Legal experience includes testimony as a medical fact witness in criminal trial, and deposition (fact witness and defendant) in medical liability cases.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Florida
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Sangtae Park, MD, MPH NorthShore University HealthSystem

Evanston, Illinois
Urology & Urological Surgery - Prostate Cancer, Robotic surgery, bladder cancer, testis cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stone, bladder stone, benign prostate hyperplasia, laparoscopic surgery, genital injury, ureter injury, bladder injury, ureter stone, ureteroscopy, laser surgery.
Expert training in medical school at UCSF, residency trained in urological surgery at UCSF, fellowship trained in ENDOUROLOGY, STONE surgery, Minimally invasive, ROBOTIC CANCER surgery at UT-Southwestern in Dallas. Clinical Professor at University of Chicago, training residents, medical students and fellows. Very busy clinically, academically productive with multiple current and past peer-reviewed medical articles. Member of our Institutional Surgery Quality and Safety Committee - to ensure evidence based medicine and ensure standard of care is being followed, NSQIP participant, member of our Institutional EMR (electronic medical record) committee, member of our institutional Pharmacologic and Therapeutics committee, instituted ERAS pathways for cancer surgery.

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Iowa
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Maryland
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Omaha, Nebraska
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Newton, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

David A. Mayer, M.D., D.A.B.S., F.I.C.S.

Huntington, New York
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - general surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert.
General surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert. Chairman of Surgery Emeritus, Associate Professor of Surgery. Over 25 years experience as medical expert witness in all jurisdictions.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

New York
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Aaron E. Roth, MD, FACS

New Rochelle, New York
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, anti reflux surgery, gastric surgery, gastro intestinal surgery, colon surgery, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia surgery, wound care, surgical infections
In community practice since 1995 after surgical training at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City followed by a fellowship at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center in surgical critical care. Board certified in general surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in surgical critical care. Bariatric surgery experience. Currently Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

William M. Jamieson, MD

Cincinnati, Ohio
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Gynecologic Surgery, Breast Cancer, Endometrial Ablations, Laparoscopic Surgery, Board Certified
Dr. Jamieson is a board-certified gynecologist who received his undergraduate degree from Miami University and his medical school training form The Ohio State University. He completed his residency at The University of Cincinnati, Dept. of OB/GYN. Dr. Jamieson is an Associate Clinical Professor at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the department of OB/GYN, and he is also in the Attending Staff at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati Ohio. Dr. Jamieson has a special interest in gynecologic surgery, infertility, PCOS, endometriosis and bioidentical hormones. Recently he has gained expertise in using the “MonaLisa Touch™” laser to relieve menopausal women of dry vagina that causes painful intercourse. A nationally recognized physician specializing in GYN surgery including endometrial ablations. Twenty years of medical malpractice experience as both plaintiff (25%) and defense (75%) expert. Reviews cases for State Medical Board of Ohio and private insurance companie...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Utah
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Virginia
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Samuel Saleeb, MD, FACOG Saleeb Expert Consulting, LLC

Suffolk, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology, female pelvic medicine, pelvic floor repair surgery, Laparoscopic surgery
Board certified in Egypt, UK, Ireland and USA.