Medication Errors Expert Witness

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Medication errors 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 errors. The medication errors expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Medical Billing, Medical Management, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, and Nursing Homes.

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Ajay Mathur, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Nerve Injury, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Critical Care, Chronic Pain Management
Ajay Mathur M.D. has been a practicing anesthesiologist for over 15 years, and has working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years with extensive experience on both the medical and the business sides of healthcare. Dr. Mathur received invaluable training at some of the top institutions of the world, including Texas Medical Center at hospitals such as the DeBakey Heart Center, the Texas Heart Institute, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. He has performed anesthetics in over 15,000 cases in a wide variety of case types and settings, including open heart surgery, neurologic surgery, obstetric cases and surgery, pediatric surgery, and regional anesthesia cases. He has performed anesthetics in over 30 hospitals, surgery centers, and offices. Dr. Mathur earned his A.B. in Government from Harvard University, and his M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Mathur is available as an expert witness for medmal review for Plaintiff, Defense, ...

Michael T Rupp, PhD, RPh, FAPhA Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale

Glendale, Arizona
Pharmacist, Safety - Community Pharmacy, Quality, Safety, Medication Errors, Dispensing Errors, DUR, Patient Counseling, Workflow, Policies and Procedures, Management, Prescription Dispensing, Staffing & Workload
Experienced consultant and expert witness specializing in chain and independent community pharmacy operations with emphasis on medication safety management and dispensing errors. Expertise includes staffing, workflow, policies & procedures and quality assurance. Credentials include community and hospital pharmacy practice experience, numerous peer-reviewed articles, and excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Alexander Toledo, DO, Pharm.D, FAAEM, FAAP Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Clinical Pharmacology, Child Abuse, Drug Toxicity, Pediatrics, Poisoning, Drug Levels, Pediatric Psychiatric Emergencies, Emergency Department Violence, Pediatric Trauma, Pharmacokinetics, Medication Errors, Forensic Pharmacology
Alexander Toledo, DO, PharmD, FAAEM, FAAP is the CEO and Chief Medical Consultant for Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a specialty fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Alexander is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Child Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix. He is presently the Section Chief for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Valleywise Health Medical Center. He also holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Toledo is fluent in Spanish. He is especially interested in Pediatric Pharmacokinetics and Forensic Pharmacology. Licensed in AZ and TX. Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC provides specialized consultation in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine to hospitals, law offices, and other medical contractors. RN consultan...

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Roman Dudaryk, MD University of Miami/Ryder Trauma Center

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - difficult airway, resuscitation, equipment malfunction, aspiration, blood transfusion, medication errors, anticoagulation, blood thinners, central venous access complications, sedation, brain damage, hypotension, stroke
Dr. Roman Dudaryk has been a practicing anesthesiologist and intensivist for over 12 years. He is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Quality at the University of Miami in one of the largest anesthesiology departments in the country. His clinical practice is at Ryder Trauma Center, a leading trauma and acute care hospital where he specializes in resuscitation and care of the most severely injured and critically ill patients in the operating room and intensive care unit. Dr. Dudaryk holds board certifications in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. He has completed anesthesiology residency training at the University of Miami and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Duke University. He is an expert with national and international recognition in the areas of trauma anesthesiology, difficult airway, resuscitation, blood transfusion, coagulopathy, and alarm fatigue. He is an author of multiple peer-reviewed publicati...

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Jacksonville, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an acute care nurse practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 17 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both masters and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff/defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, products liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment and case analysis, research and qualify the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interview plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, analyze an...

Susan M Skolly-Danziger, PharmD, MS, CPh, DABAT Psychiatric Affiliates, PA

Maitland, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacist - DUI Alcohol or Drugs, Drugs of Abuse Testing, Effects of Drugs on Behavior, Illicit Drug Synthesis, Drug/Drug Interactions, Poisoning, Medication Errors, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Hospital-Related Medication Errors, Adverse Effects of Drugs, Forensic Toxicology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology
· Dr. Skolly-Danziger is a Florida Consultant Pharmacist. A consultant pharmacist is a medication therapy management expert, who advises on the use of medications for patients in a variety of settings such as nursing homes, hospitals and outpatient clinics. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger is an expert in the field of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology. She has been qualified by Circuit and Federal Judges in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Oklahoma to provide opinions to the Court and juries from misdemeanor to death penalty cases in the areas of Pharmacy, Pharmacology, and Toxicology. She has been qualified as an expert in toxicology in both Criminal and Civil matters. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger has been qualified as an expert in Toxicology in both Criminal and Civil cases involving opioid-related deaths. · Dr. Skolly currently provides standard of care reviews concerning matters in both retail and hospital pharmacy practice on behalf of the Florida Department of Health.

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Smyrna, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine - Medication Errors, Lab Reporting, Informed Consent, Delayed Diagnosis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Deep Venous Thrombosis, DVT, COVID-19, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Supervision of Physician Extenders, Hypertension, Cancer Screening, Infection, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Preoperative Clearance
Award-winning, Harvard-trained primary care physician. Extensive teaching experience: Emory Faculty (2001-Present), Former Harvard Faculty. Fellowship trained. Special interest in Women's Health. Active clinical practice.

Nakia M. Shaw, Pharm.D McArthur's Apothecary

Douglasville, Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - pharmacy regulations, pharmacy standards of care, pharmacist medical malpractice, drug utilization reviews, medication errors, adverse drug reactions, Medicare and Medicaid
Dr. Shaw (Pharm-D) is a Board-Certified Doctor of Pharmacy with a specialization in numerous disease states. He has a specialization certification in Nuclear Medication. Dr. Shaw is also a Reviewing Medical Officer/Independent Practitioner for The Department of Labor/Federal Occupational Health (nationally and state specific). Dr. Shaw has been a Reviewing Adjudication Officer for Healthcare for the State of Georgia for CMS/Medicaid through the Dept of Health and Human Services Dr. Shaw has been in practice as clinical/compound/adjudication pharmacist since 1999 in many diverse settings including hospital, hospital transitional care, community clinic, critical care, compounding, and retail. In addition Dr. Shaw has served in a variety of leadership roles that have contributed to his experience as an expert witness. In particular, Dr. Shaw has extensive experience reviewing cases related to diagnostic errors, pre and post-operative management, hospital in-patient treatment, hospital...

Gourang P. Patel, Pharm.D Critical Care Education

Inverness, Illinois
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Medication, Error, Toxicology, Adverse Drug, Pharmacology, Clinical Trials, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, Prescription, Prevention, Operating Room Medication Safety
Specialization of pharmacology and toxicology of medications utilized both in the hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Detailed analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions, and providing strategies for prevention. Particular focus on practice of pharmacy, medication side effects, and medication safety.

Arthur V. Prancan, PhD

Minooka, Illinois
Pharmacology, Toxicology - Alcohol, drugs of abuse, drug adverse events, medication errors, academic integrity
Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1973-2009. Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor. Acting Chairman, Associate Chairman in Pharmacology, 1995-2005; Assistant Dean, The Graduate College, 2004-2009; Founding Director, Pharmacology PhD Program, 1977-1997; Founding Director Biotechnology MS, 2005-2009. Course Director: Medical Pharmacology, Advanced Topics in Pharmacology, Experimental Models in Research, Advanced Nursing Pharmacology, Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology, Advanced Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology. Committees: Institutional Review Board (IRB), Senior Faculty Appointments and Promotions, Research, Educational Appraisal, Student Evaluation and Promotions, Investigation/Authorship Guidelines, Development of Faculty as Teachers, Curriculum Committee, Admissions Committee. Research: Prostaglandins, Alcohol, Acetaldehyde, Endotoxin Shock, Platelets, Thromboxane, Platelet Activating Factor. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, 2008-present. ...

David Rehn, MD

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia,Pediatric anesthesia,Regional anesthesia,Obstetrical anesthesia,Spinal and epidural anesthesia,Ambulatory anesthesia,Office-based anesthesia,Airway management,Failed intubation,Positioning injuries,Medication errors,Operating room fires,Preoperative assessment and testing,
Board certified anesthesiologist with more than 20 years of experience in practice. Since completing residency training at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals I have provided anesthesia care in a large suburban hospital, three ambulatory surgery centers as well as the office setting. My experience includes, but is not limited to, general, pediatric, obstetrical, ambulatory, vascular, neuro, and endoscopy anesthesia. I also have extensive experience in regional anesthesia including spinal, epidural and ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks.

Pia Spitzer, MSN/MSHCA, PHN, RN, FN-CSp Wise Alliance

Overland Park, Kansas
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - Elder abuse, Elder neglect, Nursing Home abuse, Nursing professional malpractice, hospice and palliative care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Independent Medical Exams observer, Nursing administration, Medication Errors, Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Life Care Planner
Ms. Spitzer is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. She is an Experienced Chief Nurse Executive, Hospital Director, and Corporate Consultant to multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities on all aspects of Administrative and internal clinical operations. Ms. Spitzer has 20 years of healthcare experience in various settings and has opined on multiple nursing issues as a Consulting Expert and as an Expert Witness. Ms. Spitzer has extensive knowledge of State and Federal Regulations as they apply to Long Term Care and acute care. As a Corporate Consultant, she was heavily involved in all aspects of clinical operations including survey preparations, plans of correction write ups, writing and updating policies and procedures, staffing issues, educating nursing staff on clinical skills, elder abuse allegations investigations and reporting, standards of care, and all other aspects of clinical care. Ms. Spitzer is available for merit reviews, case analysis for standards of care issues, medical ...

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Louisiana
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Daniel Mickool, Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, The Joint Commission medication management standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, delirium in critically ill, falls
I am a practicing pharmacist, educator, researcher, and have been an invited speaker nationally and internationally in medical education, pharmacy practice and interprofessional collaboration. I am a contributing author to the Quatar Declaration commissioned by the WHO. I serve as the President of the Maine Pharmacy Association and I am a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association. For 9 years I served as the Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education at the University of New England. I have held academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and the University of New England. I enjoy teaching in the classroom, the hospital and medical clinic settings where I provide expert drug information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. I am an active member in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and have been an invited conference speaker at STFM. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and poster presentations ...

Paul A. Arpino, PharmD

Newton, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Regulation - Hospital and Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice, Standards of Pharmacy Practice, Medication Errors, Medication Safety, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interactions, Standard of Care, Anticoagulation, Pharmacy Standards, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Pharmacy regulations
Extensive knowledge in pharmacy practice, regulatory compliance, medication management and standards of pharmacy practice across a variety of patient care settings. Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS). Available as a consultant for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy

Quincy, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies. Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Drug Overdose, Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.
Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Prescription Drug Abuse, MS Degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs, over 30 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice, Member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years. Testified in Civil and Federal Court.

Mike Y Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD Geriatric Medical Associates of Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss/Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI/Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Board Certified in both Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care. Certified Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Director. Fellowship trained in both geriatrics and geriatric medical management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two time Student Body/Class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, nursing home medical director and hospice medical director. Experienced expert witness.

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.

Joseph S. Bertino, Pharm.D Bertino Consulting

Schenectady, New York
Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, drug interactions, side effects, drug safety, drug labeling, drug-food interaction, alcoholism, drug abuse & addiction, medication errors, medication systems, lack of drug response, overdosing and underdosing.
Dr. Bertino has an extensive record of publications and clinical experience in drug therapy. He is a Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Prompt, completely referenced expert service in all area of clinical pharmacology and pharmacy practice. In addition to clinical pharmacology expertise, he has substantial experience in hospital, community, nursing home, and other practice settings.

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.

Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director

Williamsville, New York
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Falls, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care
Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 25 years of experience, in active practice as a physician and Medical Director of skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Snyderman has over 55,000 patient encounters in nursing homes, adult care facilities and acute geriatrics hospital service in 25 years. Dr. Snyderman is currently Medical Director of 3 nursing facilities that are five star-rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. She has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities since 1995. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teach...

Daniel J. Lantos, RN, MSN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as infection prevention, physical restraints, pressure ulcer prevention, patient falls, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

Alfred A. Pirro, MD

Hampstead, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine - ICU Management, Medication Errors, Sepsis, Resuscitation of Critically Ill Patients, Ventilator Management, Medical Chart Review and Analysis, Intubation and Extubation, Diagnostic Error Case Review, Hand-off Communication, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Hospital Protocol Development
Twenty-two years of experience providing diagnoses and treatment services in a wide variety of settings as a critical care and hospitalist physician with 15 years as a ICU director. I have written policy and procedure; served on numerous committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Patient Safety and Quality Oversight, Physician Advisor for Case Management, Code Blue/RRT, Clinical Advisory, and Morbidity and Mortality Review. My communication is clear, concise and understandable; teaching and explaining information on level with the audience. My assessments and opinions on medical malpractice and negligence cases are honest and unbiased.

Cathy A Vaughan, PharmD

Durham, North Carolina
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Medication safety, Medication errors, Hospital and ambulatory pharmacy practice, Pharmacy standards, Quality assurance, Adverse drug reactions, Drug interactions, Dispensing errors, Prescribing errors, Drug overdose, Drug monitoring, Critical care
Dr. Vaughan has been in practice as a clinical pharmacist since 2002. She has experience in both the ambulatory and hospital setting. Current practice setting is in a large academic medical center. Dr. Vaughan has expertise in a number of pharmacy practice areas including drug information, medication policy, medication safety, quality improvement, pain medicine, and critical care. She has served as an expert consultant since 2012. Dr. Vaughan has experience reviewing cases related to dispensing and prescribing errors, drug monitoring, adverse effects, drug interactions and compatibility, drug overdose, and pharmacy practice standards.

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, Medication Errors, Nurse, NP, falls, urgent care, women’s health, outpatient, primary care, emergency room nurse practitioner, failure to refer, discharge, torsion, abscess, appendicitis
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

William Simonson, PharmD, FASCP Independent Consultant Pharmacist

Corvallis, Oregon
Pharmacist, Geriatrics - Consultant Pharmacist, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adverse Drug Reaction, Drug Interaction, pharmacist, Medications, Drugs, Medication-related problem, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Regimen Review, geriatric pharmacist, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, side effects, geriatrics, medication errors
Dr. Simonson is an independent consultant clinical pharmacist. He has a part-time faculty position with Oregon State University and is active in lecturing, research and pharmacy practice. Simonson is a national thought leader on pharmacy and medication-related issues and is a Past President of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists as well as former chair of the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy. He provides expert witness services on medication-related matters in adults with a special focus on older adults. While he is not a full-time expert witness he has provided expert consultation on a wide variety of medication-related matters including: dispensing and prescribing errors, adverse drug side-effects and drug interactions, allergies to medications, medication-related fatal events, standards of pharmacy practice, standards of medication use in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and other issues. The cases he has worked on are equally divided bet...

Ignacio J Badiola, MD University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - CRPS/RSD, Acute/Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia, Opiate/Opioid, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Damage, Low Back/Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Sciatica, Injection, Spinal Stimulator, Medical Record Review, anesthetic care including airway, intubation, dental injuries, orthopedic anesthesia, medication errors
-Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management with extra fellowship training in acute pain management and regional anesthesia -Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania with a very busy clinical practice involving a broad spectrum of chronic pain conditions and anesthesiology including acute and chronic pain states and high acuity patients in the operating room -Substantial experience in the evaluation and management of pain-related and anesthetic complications -Extensive experience in operating room anesthesia in both supervision of Certified Nurse Anesthetist ( CRNA ) and direct provision of anesthetic care -Extensive experience in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in anesthesiology and pain management -Senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania -Extensive research and teaching experience (at all levels-from laypeople in the community to other medical...

Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT Acri Muller Consulting, LLC

Aston, Pennsylvania
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - opioids, carbon monoxide, marijuana, impairment, DUI, drugs, medication errors, overdose, postmortem toxicology, toxicity, medications, drug testing
Board-certified toxicologist. Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Registered pharmacist. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. Two decades as a clinical toxicologist and managing director at the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Expert witness experience has involved cases related to alcohol, drugs of abuse (ie, opioids, marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, cocaine), carbon monoxide, medication errors, and postmortem toxicology. Extensive teaching experience at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

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

Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Associate Professor with active practice at Ivy League Hospital (U.Penn) - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top caliber journals, numerous book chapters - Internationally recognized speaker in critical ...

Felicia A. Pixler, MD F.P. Medical Consulting PLLC

Sioux falls, South Dakota
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - disability, Diabetes, congestive heart failure, Kidney Disease, Sepsis, Stroke, COPD/Asthma, Medication Errors, COVID-19, coronavirus, pressure sores, wound care, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, handoffs, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, telemedicine
Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10+ years experience as a Hospitalist & Telemedicine Hospitalist. Active clinical practice. Significant experience drafting medico-legal reports and providing medical necessity and disability opinions. Additional conditions commonly treated include: electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension, heart disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, acute respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke , medication errors, deep vein thrombosis, skin and soft skin infections, delirium, cirrhosis, gastrointestinal bleed, and Covid -19 complications.

Michael J. Babb, MD

Nashville, Tennessee
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Medical Staff Relations, Polypharmacy, Hospital Inpatient, Privileges, Physician/Patient Ratio, Medication Errors

Maxwell L. Axler, MD, FAAFP Maxwell L. Axler, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. - Doctors' Replacement Services

Austin, Texas
Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Family Practice, Industrial Medicine, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Pulmonary Embolus, Myocardial Infarction, Death, Work Injuries, Failure to Diagnose, Medication Errors, Delayed or Misdiagnosis, Thrombophlebitis, Thyroid, Insect bites, Skin Infections, Lipid Disorders
Dr. Axler is an actively practicing family medicine physician in locum tenens, with over 40 years’ experience as a family medicine physician. He is triple board certified in family medicine, bariatric medicine, and quality assurance. Dr. Axler has significant experience in occupational medicine, and has held numerous company physician positions. He has also provided medical services to Houston high school and middle school athletes as their team physician. Dr. Axler is a past Associate Professor in the Dept. of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. Dr. Axler has 18 years’ experience in clinical research and has co-authored several published peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Axler is an experienced expert witness, and has worked with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Dr. Axler has provided expert witness consultation in personal injury matters as well as in medical malpractice actions, on issues of standard of care, causation, and da...

David Clay Griffin, RPh Griffin Pharmacy Consultants, LLC

Cleburne, Texas
Pharmacist - Pharmacy Standards, Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Medication Overdose and Underdose, Medication Interaction, Pharmaceuticals Adverse Reactions, Pharmacy Safety and Counseling, Pharmacist Duty to Warn, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interaction, Controlled Substance Policies, DUI/DWI
Over 30 years of experience in retail and community pharmacies and still actively working as a pharmacist and pharmacy manager. Well-versed in practice standards and pharmacy operations, including controlled substance laws & policies as well as financials, inventory, sales & pricing, and staff supervision & training.

Neelam Bandi, MD metropolitan anesthesia consultants

MCLEAN, Virginia
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury/management, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia (epidural/spinal/peripheral nerve blocks), Obstetric Anesthesia, OR fires, Positioning, Central lines, General Anesthesia, Preoperative assessment, Aspiration, Awareness
Dr. Bandi is a board certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing anesthesiology since 2009. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology. She performs utilization reviews and provides her services as an expert witness in medical malpractice cases. She is licensed in DC, MD and VA.