Neonatal Expert Witnesses

Neonatal 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 neonatal. The neonatal expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology, and Pediatrics.

James R. Hocker, MD

Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, Neonatology, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth restriction, birth trauma, birth injuries, birth defects, sepsis, hypoglycemia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, bilirubin encephalopathy, newborn resuscitation
-Board certified neonatologist who has practiced for 29 years in both private and academic practices. -Has worked in all levels of care from normal newborn nurseries to Level IV NICUs -Experience as a Medical Director of a Level IV NICU for 18 years -On faculty at University of Illinois College of Medicine for 28 years -Has worked with Advanced Practice Nurses, Residents and medical students at the bedside and in the classroom -Over 10 years of experience as Medical Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense -Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals

Yolanda Lau, MD

Emeryville, California
Pediatrics - pediatrics, infant, adolescent, child, neglect, abuse, teenager, outpatient, newborn, primary care, neonate, neonatal, telemedicine, children, evidence based medicine, failure to thrive, general pediatrics, urgent care, circumcision
- Board certified pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics - Over 8 years of post-graduate experience in outpatient general pediatrics and inpatient newborn care and telemedicine - Expertise in growth and development of children from ages 0 to 18, behavior, pediatric medical conditions, and more. - Licensed in California, Texas, New York, and Virginia - Medically trained in California. Residency in a hospital serving mostly underserved families, with experience in child abuse and forensic exams.

Naomi E Lawrence-Reid, MD Doctoring Differently

San Diego, California
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Pediatrician, Pediatrics, Child Abuse, Children, Newborn, Neonate, Neonatal, Nursery, Telemedicine, Emergency, Urgent care, Infant, Teenager, Veteran, Disability
- Board-certified Pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, licensed in California. - 12 years post-graduate experience in general pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, rural medicine, neonatal newborn medicine, and urgent care. - An expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years of age. - Enthusiastically participated in physician expert witness testimony and case review across the U.S. - Medical training spanned Massachusetts, New York, and California.

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

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...

Marisa Palomino, BSN, CCRN, RNC-NIC, C-ELBW, C-NNIC

Lake Worth, Florida
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, neonatal, neonatal intensive care, transition, fetal loss, prematurity, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, birth defects, congenital abnormalities, premature, premie, low birth weight, nursery, newborn, newborn nursery, full body cooling, baby, infant, central lines, NRP, exchange transfusion, NEC
• 16 years of Neonatal Intensive Care nursing experience (including bedside nurse, clinical manager, and assistant nurse manager positions) All experience in level III NICUs. • Four advanced Neonatal Nursing certifications: -Certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) -CCRN-Neonatal certification -Certification in Extremely Low Birth Weight infants (C-ELBW) -Certification in Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care (C-NNIC) • Extensive experience in providing direct patient to care to complex and critically ill neonates, including: ELBW infants, LBW infants, post-delivery stabilization, pre- and post-op surgical infants, full body cooling, EEG monitoring, exchange transfusions, as well as, providing NRP resuscitation efforts to critically unstable neonates • Attends high-risk deliveries including post-delivery stabilization and resuscitation o...

Janice Davis, MD

Houston , Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - anesthesiology, pediatrics, pain management, regional anesthesia, neonatal, line placement, difficult airway, airway management, blood transfusion, perioperative care, intraoperative management,
Dr. Davis is a double board certified Harvard trained pediatric anesthesiologist with more than seven years experience. In addition to children, she specializes in adult anesthesiology. She has numerous publications in difficult airway management and intraoperative blood transfusions.