Lupus Expert Witnesses

Lupus 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 lupus. The lupus expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Allergy & Immunology, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Rheumatology.

Sergei A. Grando, MD, PhD, Dsc

Tustin, California
Dermatology, Allergy & Immunology - drug rash, allergic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, lupus, hair loss, skin scars, wound healing, acne, pemphigus, pemphigoid, hives, skin infections, hyperhidrosis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome
I am a practicing physician-scientist and an academician with a robust, proven track record of managing the most complicated cases in medical dermatology requiring treatment of patients with a variety of topical and systemic medications (including, without limitation, corticosteroids, immunosuppressors, biologics, intravenous immunoglobulin, etc.). I have a unique expertise in treating patients with life-threatening allergic and autoimmune diseases of the skin and oral mucosa. I have developed several international treatment guidelines, such as for patients with pemphigus and pemphigoid. Additionally, my specific experience encompasses wound healing. I also have a long-term experience in the basic and clinical research of wide variety of immune-dependent skin diseases. I have been a Principal Investigator on several research grants from NIH and other granting agencies. The above expertise is attested by my nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, as well as over 170 ...

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Griffiths Renal Consulting

Bethesda, Maryland
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Renal Transplant, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Hyperkalemia, Lupus, Renal Mass, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Renal Failure, Hyponatremia, Hyperkalemia, Medical Director, COVID experience
Education/Work Highlights • Owner/Partner of a leading nephrology practice based in the Greater Washington DC area • Graduated Stanford University, Rutgers University Medical School • Board Certified nephrologist with over 14 years of clinical practice providing care for dialysis, chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury patients • Provided medical director oversight at 2 high performing dialysis facilities • Executed and maintained high standards by following all CMS initiatives, guidelines, and safety protocols • Served as a key opinion leader at national events regarding hemodialysis and nephrology • Displayed high clinical acumen using evidence base medicine to teach medical residents and students My background as an expert witness over the last five years are below: • Reviewed over 80 medical malpractice cases for both plaintiff and defense attorneys • Demonstrated expertise at over 17 depositions • Testified at trial three times Awards. • Selected as ...

Eric T. Slavin, MD, BS, FACR Synovium Consulting LLC

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Sjogren’s, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Vasculitis, Giant Cell/Temporal Arteritis, Wegener’s, Microscopic Polyangiitis, Churg-Strauss, Polyarteritis Nodosum, Takayasu’s, Scleroderma, Myositis, Biologic Medications, Raynaud’s
I am dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology and internal medicine. I hold an active license in the state of Michigan, where I have a full-time office-based practice and provide hospital consultations. I graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in biology from the University of Michigan. I received my medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed my residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent-Indianapolis. I remained at St. Vincent as a teaching faculty member, before going on to complete my fellowship in rheumatology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I am a multiple award-winning physician and a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University, as well as a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. I have spent thousands of hours discussing disease pathology, treatment options, and potential outcomes with patients, medical students, resident physicians, and other specialists. ...

David John, MD

Kansas City, Missouri
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Auto Immune Disorders, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Connective Tissue Diseases, Fibromyalgia, Medical Orthopedics, Osteoporosis, Osteonecrosis

Rebecca M. Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACP, FACR Lancaster General Health- Penn Medicine

New Providence, Pennsylvania
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Adynamic Bone Fracture, Bisphosphonates, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Vasculitis, Biologic Therapy, Scleroderma, Myositis, Autoimmune Diseases
I am a Board Certified Rheumatologist with clinical experience in managing autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis , systemic lupus erythematosus and vasculitis, as well as chronic bone and joint diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. I have knowledge of the medications used to these diseases as well as the side effect profiles of each drug. I am the Chief of Rheumatology and Director of Osteoporosis for Lancaster General Health and keep an active clinical practice. I will take a measured, thoughtful approach to your medical case review and can provide insight into standards of care. I will provide unbiased reviews for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Rheumatology, internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, medical malpractice, testimony, hospital, lupus, fibromyalgia, disability, home health, breast implants.
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Independent Medical Exams. Experienced expert witness in nursing home, hospital, internal medicine, geriatric and rheumatology malpractice as well as case record reviews