Long Term Care Expert Witnesses

Long term care 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 long term care. The long term care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Developmental Disabilities, Family Medicine, Financial, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Insurance, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes, Pharmacist, and Pharmacology.

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Long Term Care - skin, injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, wounds, diabetic, venous ,ulcers, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care, elder abuse, workman compensation, burn, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, regenerative medicine, bed sores, scar,
Key Opinion Leader in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine with over 15 years expert 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 delivery models in the U.S. and worked in several advisory roles for hospitals, startups, pharmaceutical/medical device companies, California workman’s compensation and utilization review panels (over 6,000 chart reviews). In addition, I remain academically active as the Clinical Adjunct Professor at Midwestern Medical School and Creighton Medical School - providing training to medical students, and residents. Licensed in CA, AZ,TX, OH. Voted Top Doc Phoenix Magazine.

Harold "Trey" Fairman III, AIF®, J.D., LL.M.

Arkansas
Insurance, Securities & Investments - Life Insurance, Premium Financing, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Life Settlement, Stranger Originated Life Insurance, STOLI, Investor Owned Life Insurance, IOLI, Standard of Care, TOLI, Long Term Care, 401k, Annuities, ILIT, Inforce insurance policy review, policy lapse, fiduciary oversight
I am a retirement plan and insurance expert uniquely qualified with decades of experience in the high-net-worth insurance and financial institution marketplace. I provide consulting and expert witness services regarding complex financial and insurance litigation matters to plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as bank and investment company legal departments. I am experienced as a tax planner and an insurance broker in the high-net-worth market, with a focus on sophisticated life insurance and life settlement transactions. I am available for cases involving: Life Insurance (term, whole, universal, indexed, variable), Insurance Premium Financing, Inforce Insurance Policy Review / Policy Lapse, Life Insurance Settlements, Trust Owned Life Insurance ("TOLI"), Insurance Agent Standard of Care, Premium Financed Indexed Universal Life ("IUL") Insurance, Stranger Originated Life Insurance (aka "STOLI" and "IOLI"), 401(k) Fiduciary Oversight / Prudent Process, Disability Insurance a...

Harold "Trey" Fairman III, AIF®, J.D., LL.M.

San Marcos, California
Insurance, Securities & Investments - Life Insurance, Premium Financing, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Life Settlement, Stranger Originated Life Insurance, STOLI, Investor Owned Life Insurance, IOLI, Standard of Care, TOLI, Long Term Care, 401k, Annuities, ILIT, Inforce insurance policy review, policy lapse, fiduciary oversight
I am a retirement plan and insurance expert uniquely qualified with decades of experience in the high-net-worth insurance and financial institution marketplace. I provide consulting and expert witness services regarding complex financial and insurance litigation matters to plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as bank and investment company legal departments. I am experienced as a tax planner and an insurance broker in the high-net-worth market, with a focus on sophisticated life insurance and life settlement transactions. I am available for cases involving: Life Insurance (term, whole, universal, indexed, variable), Insurance Premium Financing, Inforce Insurance Policy Review / Policy Lapse, Life Insurance Settlements, Trust Owned Life Insurance ("TOLI"), Insurance Agent Standard of Care, Premium Financed Indexed Universal Life ("IUL") Insurance, Stranger Originated Life Insurance (aka "STOLI" and "IOLI"), 401(k) Fiduciary Oversight / Prudent Process, Disability Insurance a...

Lisa A Gildred, BSN, RN Santa Barbara Legal Nurse Consulting

Buellton, California
Wound Care, Geriatrics - wound, pressure sores, pressure ulcers, nursing, long term care, home health, geriatrics, wound care nurse, assisted living, pressure injuries, falls
For the past 7 years I have been employed at a highly regarded outpatient wound care clinic in Goleta, CA. As one of the country’s leading wound care centers, I am very proud of the education and care which we provide. I feel confident that I can assist you in any cases where wound care management or gerontology is an issue. Prior to becoming a certified wound care nurse, I was providing wound care in the home as a home health/hospice nurse, as well as the various healthcare settings over the course of my career, including the ICU. I work efficiently in a timely manner and I am very familiar with electronic medical records from both acute care and long term care settings. I am confident that I can deliver a solid and competent testimony both on the witness stand and in depositions. I am board certified in the field of wound care and gerontological nursing.

Stanley W Goldenberg, RPH, FASCP Strom and Associates, LLC

Beverly Hills, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing Homes, Consultant Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy, Long-Term Care, American Society Consultant Pharmacist, Geriatric, Senior Care Pharmacist, Nursing Home Medication, Emergency Medication, Pain Medicine-Management
Stan served for eight years on the California Board of Pharmacy (BoP), 2001-2008, and was president of that board from 2004-2006. During his BoP service he was deposed and acted as an expert witness on behalf of the Board of Pharmacy for the California Attorney General’s Office. His experience includes ownership of Commerce Pharmacy, a closed-door institutional long-term care pharmacy from 1970-1996, which grew to service 13,000 nursing-home beds and from 1980-1990 he owned and operated 13 nursing homes (1700 beds) in the Los Angeles area. Today, Stan is the president of Downey Plaza Pharmacy Long-Term Care Division and Director of Long Term Care for ModernHealthLTC Pharmacy, and an Expert Witness in Pharmacy. He is currently a board member of the California Council for the Advancement of Pharmacy (CCAP – Long-Term Care Rx Advocacy Group) and is also a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is a member of the California Pharmacists Association, the America...

Christopher Hawk Small Business & Retirement Plans

Beverly Hills, California
Insurance, Financial - Qualified Retirement Plans, NonQualified Retirement plans, Annuities, Self-Directed IRAs, NonQualified Deferred Compensation, Charitable Retirement Plans, Life insurance, Disability Insurance, Pre-Tax Health Insurance, Long Term Care, Supplemental Health plans, Health Savings Accounts
30 years licensed as Life & Health and Retirement Plans agent. Research & Reports Specialist, in Tax-Deferred & Tax-Exempt Income plans Servicing the general consumer markets since 1989, for those seeking the purchase of individually or family owned life, disability, long term care and health insurance plans. 15 years of annually assisting third party brokers and custodians, whom contract with corporate business owners for group-sponsored employee payroll deduction services; during their open-enrollment seasons. Among the HIPPA compliant services provided as an agent and benefit counselor include: Pre-Tax Health Insurance, Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Life insurance, Supplemental health plans & Social Security options Health Savings Accounts, Prepaid Legal services & Wellness Benefits Personally, have worked with over twenty-five fortune 500 companies, including county and municipal government workers; also, meeting with over 5,000 employees and union members 1 on 1 ...

Steven D. Kamajian, DO, CMD, FACOFP Solo Practitioner

Glendale, California
Nursing Homes, Hospice and Palliative Care - Geriatrics, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Managed Care & HMOs, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Personal Injury, Undue Influence
Experienced Expert. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews; Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs; Comprehensive Report Writing. Balanced plaintiff/defense work. References Available on Request. Dr. Kamajian has worked as a geriatrician, family physician, medical director, and hospice physician in Southern California since 1985. He is a past president and current board member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - California (ACOFPCA), which is the state chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Dr. Kamajian is a specialty peer reviewer in geriatrics, long-term care, and family medicine for ACOFPCA’s journal, Osteopathic Family Physician, which has a bi-monthly monthly print circulation of over 9,000. He attends to patients at several local skilled nursing facilities and multiple assisted living facilities. Dr.Kamajian is the Medical Director at Hillcrest Hospice in Bu...

Channa R. Kelly, LNHA, LMFT Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 10+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS T.C.K. Management Services

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone is the Past Medical/Fellowship Director for the Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Dr. Stone is fellowship trained and a certified wound specialist since 1992. As a fellowship director he taught medical students, nurses, residents, physicians and other health care providers for many years. Dr. Stone continues to teach and publish in peer reviewed journals. He received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine/ wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone developed the Army's hyperbaric medicine program. He is certified in hyperbaric medicine and board certified in Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone is published in many medical journals regarding his expertise in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. While serving our country as ...

Cathy H. Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA Living Well With Dementia, LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Falls, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Functional Decline, Person-Centered Care, Standards of Care, Goals of Care, Long Term Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Resident Rights, Independent Living, Transfers, Restraints, Safety, Anti-psychotics, Home Health, Exercise, Pain
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist Geriatric Physical Therapy Thought Leader • President, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (APTA Geriatrics) • Past President, Delaware Physical Therapy Association (APTA Delaware) • Additional appointed or elected positions in o American Physical Therapy Association o APTA Geriatrics o APTA Delaware • Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association • Additional awards including: o Marilyn Moffat Leadership Award (APTA) o Joe Lucca Service Award (APTA Delaware) o Lucy Blair Service Award (APTA) o Joan Mills Award (APTA Geriatrics) o Clinical Educators Award (APTA Geriatrics) • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 1996 • Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer • 32 years clinical and academic teaching experience o Former faculty Universi...

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Delaware
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Kent A Edwards

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified lymphedema manual therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Stephanie J Hart-Hughes, PT, MSMS, NCS Hart Fall Mitigation Solutions

Tampa, Florida
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Geriatric Falls, Fall-related standard of care, Fall risk assessment, Fall-related injury prevention, Customized fall interventions, Patient safety, Gait/Balance Disorders, Movement disorders, Skilled nursing facility, Long term care, Neurology, Physical therapy,Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Over 25 years of experience. APTA Neurological Clinical Specialist (NCS) specializing in treatment of patients with multiple neurological diagnoses, gait/balance disorders and elevated fall risk. Sixteen years of experience as physical therapy subject matter expert for the Veteran’s Health Administration in the areas of falls, balance/gait disorders and functional outcome measures. Founding member James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital Interdisciplinary Falls Clinic and past core team member Injurious Falls Translational Team, VISN 8 Patient Safety Center. Co-author, Balance Assessment Handbook for Rehabilitation Therapists and author, Functional Balance Class Training Manual for VA National Center for Patient Safety Falls Toolkit. Author of over twenty peer-reviewed publications and poster presentations.Created and delivered over forty professional presentations to regional and national audiences. Co-investigator on over fifteen funded research projects in the areas of fall risk ...

Fadi E Saba, MD

Saint Petersburg, Florida
Nursing Homes, Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, Medical Management, Skilled Nursing Facility, Post-Acute Care, Assisted Living Facility, Long-term Care, Long-term Acute Care, Hospitalist, Pharmaceutical Research, Hospital Standard of Care, Primary Care, General Practice

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS T.C.K. Management Services

Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone is the Past Medical/Fellowship Director for the Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Dr. Stone is fellowship trained and a certified wound specialist since 1992. As a fellowship director he taught medical students, nurses, residents, physicians and other health care providers for many years. Dr. Stone continues to teach and publish in peer reviewed journals. He received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine/ wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone developed the Army's hyperbaric medicine program. He is certified in hyperbaric medicine and board certified in Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone is published in many medical journals regarding his expertise in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. While serving our country as ...

Luke Williams, MD

Gulfport, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine, Standard of Care, General Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hospice, Long Term Care, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Coronary Artery Disease, Respiratory diseases, COVID19
My background includes emergency medicine as well as inpatient and outpatient medicine. My extensive medical knowledge in medicine involves but not limited to such diagnoses of sepsis, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, stroke, coronary artery diseases, and respiratory diseases.

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.

Melissa Black, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Geriatrics, Family Medicine - long term care, nursing home, medical direction, academic medicine, geriatrics, elder abuse, long term acute care, hospital medicine, primary care
Board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, with 13 years experience in long term care, nursing home medical direction, and academic medicine. Taught geriatric medicine fellows and residents for 10 years lecturing on topics such as dementia, delirium, falls, infections and polypharmacy in the elderly. Presently in private practice and serving as adjunct medical school faculty.

Glenda E Flemister, MD, FACP, FCCP Medical Health Solutions.us

Frankfort, Illinois
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Medical Management, Medical Utilization & Location of Care, Fraud & Abuse, Compliance, Medical Necessity, Medical Devices, Pharmacy Management, Genomics & Personalized Health, Insurance Reviews of Plan Benefits, Insurance Clinical Policy Reviews, Long Term Acute Care & Long Term Care,
Triple Board Certified physician executive/consultant, (Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine), with vast experience in medical necessity and utilization review. Over 12 years of experience in national insurance and payer companies. Has served as Medical Director for Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and interim CEO for Next Level Health Partners. Consultation services to companies and manufactures in various areas, (pharmacy, genomics, medical devices, medical management, utilization, etc.), regarding healthcare medical necessity, compliance and educational issues. Fraud and Abuse. Government plans: Medicare & Medicaid. Private insurers all plans: HMO, PPO, Specialty networks. Expert reviews and medical litigation support performed. Sub-specialty medical reviews in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Current license: Illinois; New Mexico; Oklahoma; Kentucky; New Mexico ...

Monica L. Ott, MD

Danville, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently CCM Indiana market medical director for Optum.

Nevada A. Lee, MD Geriatric Internal Medicine

Leawood, Kansas
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Assisted Living, Internal Medicine, Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Elderly, Alzheimers, Dementia, Medical Directorship, Hospice
Board Certified in internal medicine and previously certified for 20 years in geriatrics. Experienced in full-time practice devoted exclusively to geriatric internal medicine. Experienced in hospital and private practices, geriatric psychiatric units, medical directorships, nursing home and hospice patient management. Licensed to practice in Missouri. Offering timely and fluent verbal and written opinions and depositions. Specializing in cases involving nursing homes or geriatric patients, including (but not limited to) falls, pressure ulcers, Alzheimer's disease, etc.

William A. Lybarger, Ph.D.

Shreveport, Louisiana
Developmental Disabilities - Mental Retardation, Nursing Homes, Long Term Care, Group Homes, Intellectual Disabilities
Dr. Lybarger provides Standard of Care opinions related to quality of care and treatment provided by health, education and human service agencies. He has extensive training and experience in health and human service management, special education, wrongful employment, security practices, gender/age/disability mix administration, quality assurance, performance management and regulatory compliance. His casework includes personal injury, wrongful death, no-lock facility management, deficient practices in nursing care centers, assisted living centers, therapeutic foster care, community and residential mental retardation programs, private psychiatric facilities, juvenile treatment, special education and human resource management. He has Chaired over 200 Standard of Care staffing’s related to personal Injury and wrongful death. Dr. Lybarger has provided deposition testimony 35 times, trial testimony seven times and has been retained in 125 cases. [1] Retained as an expert witness in...

Marc Shepard, MD

Rockville , Maryland
Internal Medicine, Long Term Care - Long term care, Nursing home, pressure ulcer, decubitus ulcer, Falls, internal medicine, Heel ulcer
I have extensive experience in internal medicine and long-term care, serving as staff physician and then medical director of the Rock Creek Manor Nursing Home from 1986-2011, and the Jeanne Jugan Residence from 1982-present. From 2012-2019,I worked with Medstar Physician Group as part of a multi-specialty practice. I also served as the principal investigator for several clinical trials as part of the Medstar Health Research Institute. In addition to my work as a practicing physician, I have over a decade of experience serving as an expert witness in cases regarding internal medicine, nursing homes, long-term care and geriatric care. I have traveled across the country to provide expert testimony in high-profile cases.

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Baltimore, Maryland
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Sheila Trugman, MD Tree of Life Healthcare Associates

Worcester, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Pain Control at end-of-life, Assisted Livings, Long-term Care, Wound Care, Dementia, Hospice & Palliative Care, Advanced Directives, Delirium, End of Life Care

F. 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
Dr. Asfour has worked extensively in adult infectious diseases for the past 20 years. He has had more than 35,000 direct patient encounters. He has experience in reviewing cases for both the plaintiff and defense. Dr. Asfour is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. In addition to his work in the US seeing patients, he has worked for the World Health Organization. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is generally available on short notice and is an efficient worker with a short turn-around time for legal case review. He has extensive experience in treating patients and advising hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in Infection Control (Including outbreak management / COVID-19) and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is willing to travel as needed. www.praxisid.com

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I have 15 years experience as a nurse in Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-Term Care and seven years as a Case Manager and post-acute care management. I have served as an Expert Practice Consultant for the California Board of Registered Nursing and Expert Witness for the Department of Justice. I review your medical records, medical facts and situations. I also serve as a mentor for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco. I am licensed in California, Arizona, and Colorado.

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS T.C.K. Management Services

New Mexico
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone is the Past Medical/Fellowship Director for the Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Dr. Stone is fellowship trained and a certified wound specialist since 1992. As a fellowship director he taught medical students, nurses, residents, physicians and other health care providers for many years. Dr. Stone continues to teach and publish in peer reviewed journals. He received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine/ wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone developed the Army's hyperbaric medicine program. He is certified in hyperbaric medicine and board certified in Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone is published in many medical journals regarding his expertise in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. While serving our country as ...

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

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.

Patricia A Maisano, RN, DHs, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Mendenhall, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Special needs trust, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nursing, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care, Undue Influence
I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between meditations, arbitration, closed hearings and hearings / trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases have been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly ( financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups. I have done both plaintiff and defense I was on the forefront of case management in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I created the first national franchise ( IKOR) in the area of Advocacy, which covered the major cities in the US. I created the software for IKOR, Datikor. Datikor addressed HIPPA. I have also worked with attorneys as a consultant when have been considering cases and when t...

Michael P. Odenath, BSN, RN Michael P. Odenath BSN, RN, Long Term Care Expert

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Homes, Falls, Fall Prevention, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Delay in Care, Dementia Care, Medication Errors, State and Federal Regulations, Standard of Care, Legal Nurse Consulting, Medical Record Review, Merit Screening
Hands-on Supervision in a large SNF/LTC since 2015. 25 years of clinical nursing experience including 10 years in nursing leadership/supervision and administrative practice analysis. Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Immaculata University, RN/Associate Degree in Applied Science-Gloucester County College, Legal Nurse Consulting Services: Plaintiff /Defense Medical Record Review, Merit Screening, IME/DME Attendance

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Pennsylvania
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

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.

Jayesh B Shah, MD TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Hyperbaric Medicine, Pressure Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Ulcer, Unusual Wounds, Lymphedema, Geriatrics, Amputations, Nursing Homes, Venous Ulcer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Bed Sores, Long Term Care, Pressure sores, wound care medical director
Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Numerous leadership roles in multiple medical societies including Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Extensive public speaking experience – well over 150 invited presentations. Multiple time contributing author to Wound Care Certification Study Guide. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Awards include the Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the Field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, The Jefferson C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Experienced Medical Director for wound care services at two different facilities. Research interest in unusual wounds, transcutaneous oxygen studies, limb salvage, wound healing, offloading, prevention of ulcer recurrence, veno...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS T.C.K. Management Services

Plano, Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone is the Past Medical/Fellowship Director for the Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Dr. Stone is fellowship trained and a certified wound specialist since 1992. As a fellowship director he taught medical students, nurses, residents, physicians and other health care providers for many years. Dr. Stone continues to teach and publish in peer reviewed journals. He received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine/ wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone developed the Army's hyperbaric medicine program. He is certified in hyperbaric medicine and board certified in Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Stone is published in many medical journals regarding his expertise in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. While serving our country as ...

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.