Medical Records Review Expert Witnesses

Medical records review 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 medical records review. The medical records review expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Chiropractic, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Hospitalist, Independent Medical Examinations, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine.

April Hernandez, BSN, RN, CEN Expert Nurse Consulting, Inc.

FONTANA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic.
April Hernandez is a Board Certified Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Ms. Hernandez completed the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Certificate program at California State University Long Beach, and serves as a Nurse Expert for both plaintiff and defense cases. Ms. Hernandez has 23 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. She is skilled at multitasking, prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Ms. Hernandez has expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing, medical aesthetics and special event/festival nursing. She is a seasoned nursing professional with excellent communication skills, both written and oral. She is efficient in navigating and analyzing the Electronic Medical Record. Nurse April utilizes her experience as a bedside and charge nurse to review medical records and create chronologies for ease of medical record review. Meticulous and detail ori...

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting. ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, MI, Covid-19, CPR, Ectopic, Hemorrhage, Overdose, Sepsis, Shock, Stroke, STEMI,Transfers,Trauma, Pediatrics, ED Standards of Care
Carol Ingalls has 38+ years of experience and expertise in Emergency Nursing, and continues to be clinically active. She is a Certified in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. Carol is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. Nurse Ingalls has experience in adult and pediatric emergency nursing in various settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is well versed in current standards of care, policies, and protocols related to nursing care in the ED. Carol also functions as a preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, and nursing students in the clinical setting. Carol has excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interpret and convey complex issues. She is detail-oriented, dependable, efficient and has thorough knowle...

Guenther O Knoblich, MD

Carmel, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Orthopedics - Non-operative, Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review
Guenther Knoblich M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, both surgical and nonsurgical. His clinical experience includes sports medicine, arthroscopy, hand and elbow surgery, shoulder surgery, knee and hip replacement, joint reconstruction, and orthopedic trauma. His areas of orthopedic consulting involve assisting both plaintiff and defense in issues regarding standard of care, surgical complications, injury causation, and orthopedic malpractice. Dr. Knoblich is dual board certified in Orthopedic Surgery as well as Orthopedic Sports Medicine and is a Qualified Medical Examiner. Dr. Knoblich was the team physician for the College of the Siskiyous. He is a member of Health Volunteer Overseas and has done teaching assignments with Orthopedic Overseas in Vietnam, Nepal, and Bhutan. He is licensed in California.

Aisha Shaheen, MD, MHA AWS Surgical, Inc.

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, ICU Medicine, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac arrest, Emergency airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (PE), Central line, Procedural complications, Infections, Tele-ICU, Medical records review
Dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery with additional certification obtained in Bariatrics Surgery. In active clinical practice focusing on Surgical Critical Care and ICU Medicine. Experienced as an ICU Medical Director as well as with quality improvement metrics and clinical optimization. I take care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients in a variety of settings including academic, community, rural and tele-ICU. Able to provide objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases. CV available upon request.

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, cardiac cath lab, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager, for 10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on cases, both plaintiff and defense, in 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level 3 trauma and primary stroke center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine surgery, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thor...

Julia W. Auerbach, MD, JD MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Family Medicine, General Practice - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records (Cerner), Legal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Auerbach is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. In addition to her clinical duties, she recently served for two years as the Medical Director of her Family Medicine practice, where she led and supervised MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and medical students. Dr. Auerbach is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Vermont, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine. Dr. Auerbach received her A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University, and her Law and Medical Degrees from the University of Connecticut. She was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1991. She is available to provide expert witness consultation services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Phyliss H. Shapiro, MD,FACOG,CLCP MD Life Care Plan Consulting, LLC

Milford, Connecticut
Life Care Planning, Obstetrics & Gynecology - MD Life Care Plans, Physician Life Care Plans,Mesh Injury Life Care Plans, Birth Injury Life Care Plans, Catastrophic Injury Life Care Plans, Injury Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Records Review, OBGYN Life Care Plans, Workers' Compensation Life Care Plans, Missed Diagnosis OBGYN

Mark S Balderston, DC, FPSC, CCIC, FICC Balderston Chiropractic

Shawnee, Kansas
Chiropractic - Expert Witness, Malpractice, Informed Consent, Standards of Care, Chiropractic, Medical Records Review, Stroke, Carotid Artery Dissection, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Peer Review, Manipulation, Chiropractic Adjustment, Scope of Practice, Improper Documentation, Insurance Fraud, Ethics
Board Member, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant. Fellow, Primary Spine Care in a joint partnership with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Neuroradiology MRI Spine Interpretation, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in MSK Extremity Imagaging, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Advanced MRI Spine Pathology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Educat...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Criminal, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 26 years and is still in active practice. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (60 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, criminal and personal injury. He ha...

Phyliss H. Shapiro, MD,FACOG,CLCP MD Life Care Plan Consulting, LLC

Massachusetts
Life Care Planning, Obstetrics & Gynecology - MD Life Care Plans, Physician Life Care Plans,Mesh Injury Life Care Plans, Birth Injury Life Care Plans, Catastrophic Injury Life Care Plans, Injury Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Records Review, OBGYN Life Care Plans, Workers' Compensation Life Care Plans, Missed Diagnosis OBGYN

Kathleen Evans, MD HealthAdvise

Missoula, Missouri
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Cancer Screening, Chest Pain, Infections

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

Phyliss H. Shapiro, MD,FACOG,CLCP MD Life Care Plan Consulting, LLC

New York
Life Care Planning, Obstetrics & Gynecology - MD Life Care Plans, Physician Life Care Plans,Mesh Injury Life Care Plans, Birth Injury Life Care Plans, Catastrophic Injury Life Care Plans, Injury Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Records Review, OBGYN Life Care Plans, Workers' Compensation Life Care Plans, Missed Diagnosis OBGYN

Stacy L. Donnelly, RN, BSN DJS Associates, Inc.

Abington, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nurse - Medical Records Review, Standards of Care, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Patient Transfers, Pressure Injuries, Patient Falls, Short-Term Rehabilitation, Personal Care, Merit Screening/Review, Patient Specific Medical Conditions/Diagnoses, Merit Consultation, Adverse Events
Ms. Donnelly is a licensed Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience working in Nursing Homes, Skilled Rehabilitation Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities as a nursing assistant, charge nurse, and director of nursing. Her involvement in these settings has contributed to her strong knowledge base regarding standards of care, facility operations, and Federal, State, and Local Regulations. Ms. Donnelly has acquired extensive experience in developing policies and procedures, investigating incidents and unusual occurrences, auditing patient care, monitoring adherence to policies and procedures, providing education/training to staff, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Ms. Donnelly actively practices as a nurse within long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and school settings. She continues to assist long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facilities with auditing and ensuing compliance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations, along with standards of ...

Phyliss H. Shapiro, MD,FACOG,CLCP MD Life Care Plan Consulting, LLC

Rhode Island
Life Care Planning, Obstetrics & Gynecology - MD Life Care Plans, Physician Life Care Plans,Mesh Injury Life Care Plans, Birth Injury Life Care Plans, Catastrophic Injury Life Care Plans, Injury Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Records Review, OBGYN Life Care Plans, Workers' Compensation Life Care Plans, Missed Diagnosis OBGYN