Medication Error Expert Witnesses

Medication error 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 medication error. The medication error expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Psychiatry, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Psychiatry.

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP Aletheia Consulting Services

Phoenix, Arizona
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy standard of care, pharmacy negligence, medication error, drug misfill, hospital medmal
Broadly experienced, board certified clinical pharmacist. Extensive experience treating patients under scope and collaborative of practice agreements as a mid-level provider for the VA, academic, and urban community institutions. 4 years of high-volume retail experience. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida. Vast experience in medical necessity and quality. Substantial formulary review experience. Treating experience includes inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. Peer Reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Extensive public speaking experience.

Joseph J Barrows, MD Joseph J. Barrows, MD Inc.

Newport Beach, California
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - intubation, hematoma, informed consent, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, PE, capnography, brain damage, hypoxia, paralysis, narcotics, laryngospasm, ambulatory surgical center, ASC, medication error, positioning, central line, ventilation, aspiration, propofol, anticoagulation
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. 15+ years experience. Over 4,000 spinal surgical procedures performed. Anesthesiologist for U.S. Olympic and Red Bull athletes, the Los Angeles Kings, and U.S. Navy SEALs. Extensive teaching experience. 10+ years experience as Medical Director of an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) with duties including peer review and performance enhancement. Experienced expert witness. First person in family to attend college - worked way through college working construction and bartending. Excellent verbal communication skills.

Salma S. Khan, M.D. Salma S. Khan, M.D.

San Francisco, California
Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry - Jail, Suicide, Prison, Forensic, Malpractice, Medication error, IME
I am licensed in California and Texas

Matthew B Tash, MD Tash Consulting LLC

Studio City, California
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Neuraxial Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Neuro Anesthesia, Critical Care, Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Perioperative, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Recovery Room, Medication Error, Malpractice, Negligence, Anesthesia, Vascular Anesthesia, Robotics, Neonatal
Dr. Matthew Tash, MD is a board-certified Anesthesiologist, double boarded in both Pediatric Anesthesiology and Adult Anesthesiology. He treats patients of all ages from minutes-old through end-of-life. He has worked for many years in a tertiary-care hospital performing in an inpatient and outpatient (ambulatory) setting. Dr. Tash’s expertise is in clinical anesthesiology of children and adults of all ages. His expertise is in preoperative histories, exams, and assessments including surgical candidacy and airway evaluation. He is an expert in intra-operative anesthetic management for most procedures. He has extensive practice in post-operative care. He has consulted for the Pediatric Head and Neck Surgical Department as well as performing in a role as a long-time consultant to the head of the Obstetrical Anesthesia Subdivision. Dr. Tash has helped write and edit guidelines around Regional and Neuraxial Anesthesia for his Anesthesia Department. Dr. Tash was a professor at the Univ...

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 12 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Lihui Yuan, Ph.D, PharmD

Gainesville, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Ambulatory care, clinical pharmacist, pharmacology, diabetes management, warfarin therapy, drug interaction, medication error, immunization schedule and shoulder injury
Dr. Yuan received her Ph.D and PharmD from university of Florida, works as a clinical pharmacist at UF Health with broad experience on diabetes management, anticoagulation medications including warfarin. She has done cardiovascular and diabetes research during her research career and has published a list of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Yuan is an instructional associate professor at University of Florida and provides didactic and experiential training in PharmD program, her teaching topics include: cardiovascular, endocrine, and renal pharmacology and pathophysiology. She received multiple awards due to her excellence in teaching, including the highest teaching award for the College of Pharmacy at University of Florida: Teacher of the year. Dr. Yuan is also an instructor of the APhA Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery course to prepare pharmacists with the knowledge and skills to become certified immunizers.

Oguchi Andrew Nwosu, MD, FAAFP Emory University School of Medicine

Marietta, Georgia
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - primary care, urgent care, obstetrics, inpatient, outpatient, medical malpractice, failure to diagnose, heart attack, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, medication error, decubitus ulcer, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, missed diagnosis, hospital defense, negligence, chest pain, abdominal pain
Dr. Nwosu is an associate professor of family medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He currently serves as chief of service for family medicine at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta. He does full spectrum inpatient and outpatient family medicine including obstetrics and also serves as a collaborating physician and was the former lead physician for Georgia for CVS Minute Clinics. In that position, he supervises nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the urgent care setting. In the past he also had significant emergency room experience. He has lectured locally and nationally on his areas of interest and been reviewing medical malpractice cases since 2014. During that time he has been involved in about seventy cases. He has testified several times in depositions and partaken in trial testimony.

Kushal R Patel, MD University of Illinois College of Medicine

Hanover Park, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, outpatient medicine, primary care, electronic health records, healthcare informatics, urgent care, telemedicine, cardiology, oncology, intensive care, neurology, nephrology, medication error, pulmonology, gastroenterology
Dr. Patel is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He has practiced clinical medicine in diverse settings: private groups, hospital-employed, large academic institutions, smaller community hospitals, and teaching programs. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR), an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal; and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles. In addition to his clinical and academic roles, Dr. Patel is an EPIC-certified physician informatics lead and develops IT solutions to improve patient care, and health outcomes as well as to reduce errors. He provides expert clinician input in developing solutions for a multitude of quality improvement and healthcare initiatives. Dr. Patel’s diverse experiences in healthcare delivery, quality improvement, healthcare informatics, and medical education make him well-equi...

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Salma S. Khan, M.D. Salma S. Khan, M.D.

Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry - Jail, Suicide, Prison, Forensic, Malpractice, Medication error, IME
I am licensed in California and Texas