Minimally Invasive Surgery Expert Witness

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Minimally invasive surgery 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 minimally invasive surgery. The minimally invasive surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Vascular Surgery.

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Afshin Arianjam, MD, FAAOS

Claremont, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Preservation, Cartilage Restoration, Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement, Shoulder Replacement, Hip Replacement, Robotics, Navigation, Fracture Care, Stem Cell, Biologics, Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Joint Preservation and Total Joint Replacements. I'm an active Team Physician for a local university, and take call at a Level 1 Trauma Center. I have experience in managing complex cases, depositions, and expert witness testimony. I take pride in my excellent bedside manner and reputation. Renaissance Scholar, Magna Cum Laude, University of Southern California Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Extensive experience with complex shoulder, hip, and knee cases: Joint Preservation: including cartilage transplantation, biologics (PRP/ stem cell/ amnion), reconstructive ligamentous surgery, and meniscal repair /transplantation, rotator cuff repair, labrum, shoulder instability. Modern Joint Replacement: minimally invasive robotic knee replacement, anterior hip replacement, navigation-assisted partial /...

Peyman Banooni, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Essure, Maternal Birth Injury, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy, Infertility, Hormones
Dr. Banooni is a board ceritified ob/gyn with over 15 years of experience. He is currently in private practice practicing obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of emphasis are minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics, and office related procedures. He has experience as an expert witness in legal cases and has also served as an expert for the medical board of California. He has served on the peer review committee at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for over 2 years. In addition, Dr Banooni is involved in clinical research as the primary investigator for multiple FDA trials.

Shannon L. Hart, DO, FACOG

Carlsbad, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Forceps Delivery, Cesarean Delivery, TOLAC, VBAC, High Risk Obstetrics, Breech Delivery, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Cervical Dysplasia, Pelvic Pain, Infertility, Ectopic Pregnancy, Urogynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Standard of Care Review
Military trained experienced board certified physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Voted Physician of the Year for Labor and Delivery, Palomar Medical Center-Escondido. Past Chairman OB/GYN department. Medical staff governance experience as member of Medical Executive Committee (MEC). Knowledgeable standard of care and quality of care peer reviewer. Skilled in management of high volume clinical and hospital based OB/GYN patient population. Ten years of military service as Medical Officer. Experienced in Medical/Clinical Informatics and standardization of inpatient and outpatient electronic health records. PROCEDURE PROFICIENCIES; Gynecologic and Endoscopic Procedures—with proficiencies/focus in the following: ● Mid-urethral Sling (TVT and TOT) ● Cystoscopy with Hydrodistension ● Bladder Instillations (for Interstitial Cystitis Treatment) ● Labioplasty ● Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (i.e. Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy) ● Perineoplasty ...

Kamran Samakar, MD, MA, FACS, FASMBS University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Acute Care Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Emergency Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Colon Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Complications
Dr. Samakar is a board certified General Surgeon, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Harvard Medical School where he was also a clinical instructor of surgery. He is currently a faculty member of the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine where he serves as a full-time surgeon & Associate Professor, researcher, and educator. Dr. Samakar is the Director of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program at USC Keck Medical Center. He holds a Master's degree in Bioethics and Health Law from the University of Pittsburgh and has been active in the study and practice of medical-legal issues for nearly 20 years. He has testified for both plaintiff and defense on multiple occasions with numerous depositions, trial testimony, and case reviews. Dr. Samakar's current areas of practice are Bariatric and Minimally Invasive...

Hussna Wakily, MD

Oceanside, California
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Breast Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Mesh surgery, Intestinal Obstruction, Adhesions, Gallbladder surgery, Bile Ducts, Perforations
Expert witness for general surgery with over 11 years of clinical experience. Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery in Boston, MA. Top Doctor Award winner in 2019 and 2020 for General and Breast Surgery. Castle Connolly Award winner for 2019 and 2020 for General Surgery. Currently serving as editor for the Surgical Endoscopy Journal and Journal of Surigcal Research. Current hernia committee member for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). She is the Division Chief of General Surgery at TCMC. Experienced medical expert. Dr. Wakily offers accurate and thorough expert medical chart reviews and testimony for defense and plaintiff attorneys. Board certified, clinically active surgeon specializing in Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery and all aspects related to general surgery. She is an experienc...

Pedro Arroyo, MD Pedro Arroyo, MD, PA

DeLand, Florida
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - Army Medical Corps Officer, Veteran, Minimally invasive surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Consultant, Researcher, Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship, Instructor
Deployed to combat zones in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan as an Army Surgeon with extensive experience in trauma and combat medicine. Served in multiple committees in the hospital to include: Credentials, Medical Care Evaluation, Performance Improvement, Critical Care, Ethics, Infection Control and Tumor Board. Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship with multiple publications and presentations.

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Florida
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - Minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, robotic surgery, gallbladder surgery complications, bariatric surgery, colon and rectal surgery, acute care surgery, upper and lower endoscopy, complex hernia surgery, bile duct injury, bowel injury, Medical error prevention, Patient safety, litigation.
Dr. Diarra is a fellow of the American Board of Surgery. He is a very experienced medical chart reviewer and expert witness. He has extensive experience in medical error prevention, patient safety and litigation for medical negligence. He testifies for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He is skilled in minimally invasive general surgery techniques, acute care surgery and trauma surgery. He completed an additional fellowship training in bariatric, advanced minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and maintains a full time practice working as a minimally invasive general surgeon/robotic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta, Georgia. His passion involves advocating for advances in minimally advanced laparoscopic techniques to improve the lives of patients after surgery. Dr. Diarra works in a very efficient and effective manner and is easily accessible. Expert professional opinions expressed by Dr. Diarra are based on his own personal capacity and do not necessarily represent t...

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Iowa
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Harvey H Kasner, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS

Towson, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB, Obstetrics, OB/GYN, OBGYN, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, c-section, cesarean section, forceps/vacuum delivery, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, gynecology, hysterectomy, myomectomy, dilation & curettage (D&C), tubal ligation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, bowel & ureter injury
Over 20 years of professional experience, academic training, and a broad and in-depth knowledge of healthcare environments that allows me to review medical facts and provide a thorough, fair and impartial assessment of the subject of the legal action. I manifest strong interpersonal relations and draw on a wide range of communication skills to inform, engage and provide complete, objective, and helpful information to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. I draw on those same skills to provide testimony regarding the standard of care that is easily understood by all parties involved in the matter. I have greater than 10 years of experience serving as chairman and/or a member of a hospital or organization committee, such as hospital medical board, compliance committee, advisory committee, quality assurance/physician performance improvement committee and peer review committee. This experience, along with a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in medical management, ...

Rabbie K Hanna, MD

Livonia, Michigan
Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology - Gynecologic Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Fallopian Tube Cancer, Primary Peritoneal Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Robotic Hysterectomy
Rabbie K. Hanna MD is American Board certified (ABOG) in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan with an extensive expertise in robotic surgeries both in gynecologic oncology and gynecology in addition to various gynecologic malignancies' management including diagnoses, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation recommendations and end-of-life care stemming from extensive training and experience in this field from both an evidence-based perspective and active clinical practice. He is honest, professional and mindful in communication with attorneys and their staff in addition to meeting guidelines promptly.

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Omaha, Nebraska
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Aaron E. Roth, MD, FACS

New Rochelle, New York
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, anti reflux surgery, gastric surgery, gastro intestinal surgery, colon surgery, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia surgery, wound care, surgical infections
In community practice since 1995 after surgical training at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City followed by a fellowship at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center in surgical critical care. Board certified in general surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in surgical critical care. Bariatric surgery experience. Currently Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

Nicholas S Fogelson, MD Northwest Endometriosis and Pelvic Surgery

Portland, Oregon
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, Surgical Complications, Surgical Injury, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Pelvic Pain, Myomectomy, abortion, family planning, dilation and curettage, bladder injury, ureter injury, bowel injury
Dr Fogelson is a national expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery with a keen mind for clinical care. His career path has included academic appointments at several major universities, most recently at Emory University where he was the Associate Chief of Service for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Grady Memorial Hospital, and Chief of Service for Gynecology. Dr Fogelson has extensive experience in teaching and explaining complex ideas in medicine to both medical learners and laypeople, making him an outstanding expert witness that will make complex medical ideas clear to a jury and to retaining attorneys. Dr Fogelson's clinical expertise is focused on minimally invasive techniques for complex gynecologic surgery, including the use of robotics. He has a strong reputation in the management of endometriosis, and now runs a referral based practice focused on the care of this condition in Portland, OR. He also has extensive experience in surgical and medical abortion, includi...

Tamie S. Babb, MD

Nashville, Tennessee
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth Injury, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Routine Obstetrics, Gynecological Complications, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Procedures, Gynecology, Women's Health, Labor & Delivery