Neglect Expert Witness

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Neglect 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 neglect. The neglect expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Child Abuse, Forensic Psychology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Nurse, Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Social Work, and Wound Care.

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Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Long Term Care - skin, injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, wounds, diabetic, venous ,ulcers, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care, elder abuse, workman compensation, burn, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, regenerative medicine, bed sores, scar,
Key Opinion Leader in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine with over 15 years expert deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care /hyperbaric clinical delivery models in the U.S. and worked in several advisory roles for hospitals, startups, pharmaceutical/medical device companies, California workman’s compensation and utilization review panels (over 6,000 chart reviews). In addition, I remain academically active as the Clinical Adjunct Professor at Midwestern Medical School and Creighton Medical School - providing training to medical students, and residents. Licensed in CA, AZ,TX, OH. Voted Top Doc Phoenix Magazine.

Sonja Rosen, MD, FACP, AGSF Cedars-Sinai

Beverly Hills, California
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Gerontology, Elder abuse, life expectancy, falls, functional decline, medical malpractice, standard of care, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, accidents, neglect, hospice, palliative care, goals of care, end of life.
I have 15 years experience as an expert witness. I am a Professor of Medicine and have extensive experience as a medical director, chief and clinician and can opine on standard of care in hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities, and ambulatory care setting, as well as life expectancy, functional decline, elder abuse and neglect. I am a subject matter expert in geriatric syndromes including but not limited to dementia, delirium, falls and injury prevention, polypharmacy, functional decline, goals of care. I am triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine.

Nicol Stolar-Peterson, LCSW, BCD Stolar Consultation, CPS/DCFS Expert

Murrieta, California
Child Abuse, Social Work - Child Protective Services, Department of Children and Family Services, Investigations, Standard of Care, Removal, Exigency, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Neglect, Child Death, Child Fatality
Child Abuse/Child Welfare Expert national practice. Completed over 1000 child abuse investigations and interviews, 100’s of removals, 100’s of foster care and adoptive placements. 11 years of field experience working in child protective services as a child abuse investigator, interviewer, trainer, foster care/adoption social worker (2003-2015). Licensed clinical social worker in California since 2009. Trained over 1000 social workers in child abuse investigation and current standards and duties. National trainer on mandated reporting.

Robert L. Wynne, PhD, MFT Robert L Wynne, PhD, MFT

Novato, California
Forensic Psychology, Child Abuse - Psychological trauma, PTSD, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Sexual abuse, Physical abuse, Neglect, Betrayal trauma, Institutional negligence, Wrongful death, Grief, Loss of parental services
In concert with his psychotherapy practice since 1990, Dr. Wynne has 25+ years of forensic and expert witness testimony experience. He has provided expert witness services that include assessment of psychological trauma secondary to sexual and physical abuse, neglect, sex trafficking, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents and institutional negligence. Dr. Wynne has participated in more than 150 forensic evaluations in association with Gilbert Kliman, MD, the Children’s Psychological Trauma Center and Preventive Psychiatry Associates in San Francisco. Cases have involved allegations of sexual trauma perpetrated by priests, coaches, teachers, bus drivers, parents, foster parents.

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Delaware
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Jared E Friedman, MD

Miami, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Child, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency, Emergency, ER, Trauma, Pediatric Surgery, Child Abuse, Neglect, Sepsis, Virus, Bacteria, Respiratory, Newborn, Fever, Pneumonia, Allergy, Concussion, Head Injury, SIDS, ADHD, Sedation, DKA, Drugs, Abdominal Pain, Asthma, Diabetes, Fracture, Quality, Resident
*PEDIATRICS - BOARD CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - BOARD ELIGIBLE *ACLS, ATLS, BLS, NRP, AND PALS CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC ER ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - Memorial Healthcare System - Hollywood, Florida *CLINICAL AFFILIATE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine - Florida Atlantic University (FAU) *MEDIAL DIRECTOR - Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, Florida *MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD - Hatzalah - Not-for-Profit Community-Based State-Certified EMT/Paramedic Organization in South Florida *AUTHOR AND PRESENTER: Numerous Book Chapters, Journal and Magazine Articles, Podium and Poster Presentations, and CME Courses

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Baltimore, Maryland
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Jared Bane True Review, LLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - COVID-19, Skilled Nursing, Registered Nurse, Falls, Pressure Wounds, Neglect, Abuse, defendant, plaintiff, Infection Control, Pandemic, Clinical, Medicare, CMS, DPH, Regulations, Policy and Procedure, Chart Review, Resident Safety, Patient Safety, Therapy, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Staffing
Nursing Home Leadership - 10+ Years in Nursing Home Leadership Roles - Executive Director – at multiple facilities - Operational excellence at multiple senior care and skilled nursing settings - 100+ bed, 300+ employee, $20M+ facilities both for-profit and non-profit COVID-19 Experience - Successfully managed and led a nursing home in Massachusetts through the COVID-19 crisis -Led facility infection control practices resulting in positive impact to COVID containment and mitigation - Additionally, resulting from Jared’s leadership, the facility scored 100% of DPH COVID-19 Infection Control Audit Regulatory Expertise - Expert at all aspects of Nursing Home Operation and Leadership - Knowledge of all Regulations including Abuse, Neglect, Substandard Care etc. - Expert in identifying Safe Provisions of Care and Appropriate Staffing Levels Expert Witness Experience - Specially trained as expert witness to provide best professional testimony available - Access to enhanced litigat...

Sadie Elisseou Trauma-Informed Practices, LLC

Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Child Abuse - Trauma-informed care, trauma-informed, trauma, PTSD, assault, sexual abuse, neglect, depression, suicide, stress, burnout, maltreatment, TIC
Dr. Elisseou is a primary care physician in the VA healthcare system, an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine, and an internationally recognized expert in the field of trauma-informed care (TIC). TIC is a well-established framework for supporting survivors of physical, sexual, psychological, or transgenerational trauma. Dr. Elisseou is the nation's expert in trauma-informed physical examination, a framework for how clinicians should speak and behave during medical appointments in a manner that enhances patient safety, autonomy, and trust. Her award-winning curriculum on this subject is now being taught at medical schools across the country, as the new standard method of examining patients. During the pandemic, she also worked with colleagues to publish a novel toolkit for trauma-informed telehealth care. As a subject matter expert, Dr. Elisseou enjoys education, research, speaking, and consulting in the field of TIC. She is frequently invite...

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, , Injury, Assisted Living, Testify, Depositions, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse,
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 16+ years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. Dr. Strickland is a CORE Clinical Instructor for Ohio University’s 3rd and 4th year medical student program for the past 10+ years. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Pennsylvania
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.

Susan E. Wozniak, MD, MBA, FAPWHc, FAIHM, CMD

Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - pressure ulcers, wound care, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, geriatrics, long term care, pressure sores, hyperbaric medicine, skin injuries, surgical wounds, infections, neglect, causation, medical devices, telemedicine, bed sores, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Wozniak practices in post-acute care medicine & geriatric surgery. She has a special interest in wound care prevention, diagnosis and treatment. She maintains an active wound care clinical practice. She is published in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international wound conferences. She is Fellow-Certified from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. She is a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. She has reviewed many different wound related cases; the top 3 categories: 1. Facility acquired pressure injury, 2. Delayed wound diagnosis and management, 3. Wound causation & nursing home breaches in wound prevention protocols.