Melanoma Expert Witnesses

Melanoma 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 melanoma. The melanoma expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Allergy & Immunology, Anatomic Pathology, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Disability Evaluation, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Laser Surgery, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, and Surgical Oncology.

Arthur Sitelman, MD Integrated Pathology Services, PLLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cancer Tumor Diagnosis, Surgical Pathology, Non-Gynecologic Cytopathology, Cardiovascular Pathology, Breast Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Melanoma, Autopsy Pathology, Head and Neck (ENT) Pathology, Lung Pathology (Thoracic), Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attribution, Podiatric Pathology
Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Three years of residency at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1975-1978; 2 years residency and fellowship at New York University Medical Center (New York, NY), 1978-1980. Services include expert witness review, deposition testimony, trial testimony, independent review of autopsies, anatomic pathology cases, clinical pathology (blood, urine, body fluids) cases, literature review, histology services (routine, immunohistochemistry, histochemisty). Decades of Medical Director leadership.

Kent Carson, MD

San Jose , California
Dermatology - Skin, skin cancer, basal cell cancer, melanoma, squamous cell cancer, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens Johnson Syndrome, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, Merkel Cell cancer. bed bugs.I PERFORM EXPERT IMEs
Board certified dermatologist with over 40 years of clinical and academic experience in conditions of the skin, hair, nails. Including skin cancer, drug reactions, insect bite reactions such as bed bugs and patent case experience. IMEs expertly performed. Email me at [email protected] or call my cell at 408-679-7389.

Joseph J. Bennett, MD, MBA, FACS, FSSO

Newark, Delaware
General Surgery, Oncology - pancreas cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, bile duct cancer, colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, melanoma, skin cancer, sarcoma, carcinomatosis, colonoscopy, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, bile duct injury, cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, bowel obstruction, delay in diagnosis
Dr. Bennett has over 25 years of experience and is a board-certified general surgeon trained at the University of Chicago, and a fellowship trained surgical oncologist from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bennett is the Chief of Surgical oncology at a large academic hospital and a core teaching faculty member. He is director of the hepatobiliary-pancreas multidisciplinary team, and the gastric, melanoma and sarcoma multidisciplinary team. Dr. Bennett is regularly voted as Top Doctor both locally and nationally. Dr. Bennett is well published in many of the most premier peer-reviewed medical journals and has given many national presentations regarding cancer research and surgical outcomes. Dr. Bennett specializes in hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery and cancers, gastrointestinal surgery and cancers, soft tissue sarcoma and skin cancers. He performs endoscopy, colonoscopy, laparoscopic, ...

Peter A Marzek, MD, FACS

Tavares, Florida
Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Breast Augmentation, Breastlift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty), Facelift, Browlift, Blepharoplasty, Liposuction and Laser Liposuction, Abdominoplasty, Brachioplasty, Fillers and Botox, Trauma, Scars, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Medical Staff issues, Bylaws issues, Peer Review
I have served as an expert witness/consultant in plastic surgery for the Department of Health/Florida Board of Medicine since 2008, reviewing both reconstructive and cosmetic cases. I have extensive experience with Medical Staff issues, and have been on Medical Executive Committees for most of my 29 years of practice. I have served as Chief of Staff, Vice Chief of Staff, and Secretary/treasurer of the Medical Staff, as well as Behavioral Committee Chair and Medical Review Committee chair. I have extensive Medical Staff Bylaws experience, serving as Bylaws Chair at two separate hospitals for many years. I performed a fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery at Washington University in St Louis, after completing both general surgery and plastic surgery residencies. I am Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and actively participate in MOC for Plastics, and was Board Certified in General Surgery (though no longer keep the General Surgery Boards active).

Thomas Pham, M.D., D.V.M.

Punta Gorda, Florida
Dermatology, Disability Evaluation - Occupational, Work Exposure, Pediatric dermatology, Misdiagnosis, Biologic agent, Immunosuppression, Adverse Reaction, Delayed diagnosis, Melanoma, Skin cancer, Mohs surgery, IMO IME, Opportunistic infection, Sepsis, Off Label Use, FDA boxed warning, DOD Military, Veteran Administration
Broad Experience: U.S. Army, Veteran Administration, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Independent Medical Opinions (IMO), Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Medical Review, Veterinary Medicine, and Hospital Medicine. Licensed in MI, FL, WV, NY, CA, GA, PA, OH, VA, IL, NC, TX, ID, MO, AL, and MN. Active Error Omission Insured. Efficient, accurate, referenced, and bulletproof IMEs and IMOs. Published author of three articles in peer-reviewed journals. Special interest in cases involving injuries, hospitalization, infection, and death due to misuse of dermatologic medications outside of labeled indications, and without regard to FDA boxed warnings. Also interested in injuries and misdiagnosis resulting from a lack of supervision and training of physician extenders in both civilian, DOD, and VA facilities. Over 30 years of experience in military medicine, family medicine, general medicine, occupational medicine, Mohs surgery, and dermatology. Availabl...

Andrew R. Styperek, MD

Parkland, Florida
Dermatology, Laser Surgery - Mohs, Mohs surgery, skin cancer, melanoma, Filler, Acne, Botox, Laser, Laser Hair Removal, Scar, Cosmetic Complications, Sclerotherapy, Veins,
Dr. Styperek is a board certified dermatologist, treating medical, cosmetic and surgical patients of all ages. As a board-certified and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon, he performs over 2000+ cases treating skin cancer annually. As a certified vein specialist, he treats patients with sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, and endovenous ablation. He has expertise with managing cosmetic complications (including surgical scars, laser, filler, and botox) and is a published author and investigator in multiple peer-reviewed journals. As a Harvard MBA, Dr. Styperek also has experience with healthcare finance, operations, outpatient clinical care teams both as a physician and former management consultant.

Samuel S Thomas, MD University of Florida Health Cancer Center Orlando Health

Orlando, Florida
Oncology, Hematology - cutaneous malignancies, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma, skin cancers, merkel cell, gastric, esophageal, liver, pancreas, colon, rectal, small bowel, neuroendocrine tumors, adenocarcinoma, soft tissue sarcoma, bone sarcoma, anal, abdominal, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, pd1, ctla4, pdl1
Sajeve S. Thomas, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. He specializes in the treatment of melanoma, sarcoma and gastrointestinal malignancies. See where he educates patients, families, and healthcare providers oncologic issues that most oncologist do not say to their patients or do not have the time to say. Dr. Thomas earned his medical degree at University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of South Florida College of Medicine, where he received the Outstanding Resident award. He completed his hematology and oncology fellowship at University of Florida, where he became chief fellow and board review coordinator teaching 4-6 lectures a month to the fellows, residents and medical students. Dr. Thomas serves as an assistant professor at both Florida State University College of Medicine and University of Central Florida College of Medicine. H...


Wheaton, Illinois
Dermatology - Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Procedures, Injectables, Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Lasers, Scar, Hyperpigmentation, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Accutane, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, Warts, Benign Growths, Moles, Photorejuvenation, Skin Surfacing, Body Contouring, Laser Hair Reduction, Dermatology
As a board certified general dermatologist, I see all patient types and ages without restriction. I have practiced medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology for the past 20+ years. That encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of skin ailments like psoriasis, eczema, acne, warts, benign growths and skin cancer. I also perform surgical procedures to remove skin cancer and moles. I perform cosmetic procedures that include the use of injectable neuromodulators and fillers, and also use a wide range of lasers and energy based devices to accomplish goals such as laser hair reduction, photorejuvenation, scar remodeling, skin resurfacing, skin tightening, body contouring and other indications. I am a past president of the Chicago Dermatological Society and the Illinois Dermatological Society. I am an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery.

Walter Liszewski, MD Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology, Occupational Medicine - Contact dermatitis, Allergy, Eczema, Acne, Rosacea, Melanoma, Alopecia, Hair loss, Skin cancer, Disability, Toxicology, Occupational health, Occupational injuries, Tattoo, Isotretinoin, Allergic contact dermatitis, Hair dye, Makeup, Shampoo, Metal allergy
I am an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and an Assistant Professor of Cancer Epidemiology at Northwestern University. I have over five years of experience as a general dermatologist and patch testing expert. My clinical practice focuses on identifying allergies patients have to personal care products and workplace exposures. These allergies include hair dye, makeup, shampoo, gloves, medicines, jewelry, metal implants, tattoos, medical devices, and occupational chemicals. I am also frequently involved in occupational medicine and disability cases due to chemical allergies and toxicity. Beyond allergies, I treat and manage common dermatologic conditions including hair loss, skin cancer, melanoma, acne, rosacea, warts, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, and eczema. I currently serve on the board of directors of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research. I have been the site PI for several dermatology clinical trials, and my ...


Wheaton, Illinois
Hematology, Oncology - Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Melanoma, Colorectal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Myeloma, Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oncology, Hematology, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Bleeding, Sarcoma, Board Certified, Thrombosis, DVT
I am currently a licensed M.D. in the State of Indiana. I completed a three-year residency program in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois. After completing that residency, I completed a three-year fellowship at Rush University Medical Center. I am a triple board certified physician in Medical Oncology, Hematology & Internal Medicine. I have been practicing Hematology and Medical Oncology on a full-time basis since 2007. I have 10 years of experience reviewing cases, as well as being an expert witness. I have reviewed cases that deal with hematology and medical oncology issues. I also have trial and deposition experience. A full narrative report can be supplied with each case review, if needed.

Wayne S Orr, III University of Mississippi Medical Center

Ridgeland, Mississippi
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology - surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, abdominal surgery, dermatological surgery, acute care surgery, breast surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel surgery, appendix surgery, sarcoma, melanoma, acute care surgery, stomach, gastric, robotic surgery, appendicitis,
General Surgery- University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Memphis, TN Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Division Chief, Surgical Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Staff General Surgeon at Southwest Mississippi Medical Center- McComb, MS Staff General Surgeon at Merit Health Systems- Madison, MS Associate Program Director for General Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS State Chair, American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer, Mississippi Chairman, Clinical Cancer Committee at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Chair, Gastrointestinal Tumor Board at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS

Marc Serota, MD

Rockville Centre, New York
Dermatology, Allergy & Immunology - Dermatology, skin cancer, melanoma, eczema, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergy, allergic reaction, stevens johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, vaccine, moles, rash, hives, anaphylaxis, allergy shots, allergy testing, asthma, occupational asthma, environmental allergy.
Dr. Serota is considered a national expert on dermatologic and allergic/asthma topics. He lectures nationally and has published numerous articles in his areas of expertise. He has served as an expert witness on cases ranging from asthma, allergies, occupational issues/exposures as well as skin conditions and skin cancers. He graduated medical school at the age of 23. He has the unique distinction of being triple board certified in dermatology, allergy/asthma/immunology and pediatrics. He is licensed to practice medicine in 25 states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, LA, MO, MS, MT, NE, NH, NY, NV, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WV, WY. He is willing to travel as necessary.

Michail Shafir, MD, MPH, FACS

New York, New York
General Surgery, Oncology - Surgical Oncology, Carcinoid, Neuroendocrine Tumor, Melanoma, Cancer Clinical Trials, Breast Cancer

Howard K Steinman, MD

Lewisville, Texas
Dermatology - Mohs surgery, skin cancer, skin surgery, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, scars, wound reconstruction, surgical complications, skin cancer misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, botulinum injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels, laser treatments,
Dr. Steinman is a board-certified dermatologist, fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon and cosmetic dermatologist with more than 40 years of clinical experience. He has been retained to review over 35 cases and has participated in eight depositions and six court testimonies since 1992 for both plaintiffs and defendants. Dr. Steinman has experience reviewing adverse events related to Mohs surgery, skin cancers, surgical complications, misdiagnoses, delayed diagnoses, liquid nitrogen treatment, chemical peels, laser, blepharoplasty, chemical burns, domestic violence scars, and criminal violence scars. Dr. Steinman received the 2024 American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation for dedication as an educator of excellence of Mohs surgery. He has over 40 years’ experience in Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology, and has completed over 30,000 Mohs surgery cases. He co-created and co-directed an annual, comprehensive, introductory course in Mohs surgery for 2...

Micha Joffee Joffee Consulting, LLC

Vienna, Virginia
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - Diabetes, kidney disease, heart attack, sleep apnea, abnormal labs, failure to diagnose, Lyme Disease, pulmonary embolism, DVT, cancer, sepsis, melanoma, allergic reactions, office systems, medication allergy, pneumonia, headache, disability, drug toxicity, bleeding, blood pressure, stroke
Dr. Joffee is a seasoned primary care physician and practice owner located in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. He earned his medical degree from Emory University and then continued with his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University). Dr. Joffee is Board Certified in Family Medicine. As a clinician and practice owner Dr Joffee has developed successful office systems designed to deliver excellent care to his patients. As such he is an expert on systems based medical errors in addition to typical primary care subject matter. Dr. Joffee is well regarded by his peers and has been selected by them to be a Washingtonian magazine Top Doctor and Northern Virginia Living magazine Top Doctor in almost every year since 2015. He supervises medical students and is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Virginia and a Clinical Instructor for Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Joffee is easy to work ...