Newborn Expert Witnesses

Newborn 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 newborn. The newborn expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Medical Legal Evaluations, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Radiology.

Naomi E. Lawrence-Reid, MD Doctoring Differently

San Diego, California
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Pediatrician, Newborn, Nursery, Telemedicine, Child, Infant, Teenager, Racial, Bias, Veteran, Disability
An experienced pediatrician licensed in both California and Hawaii with over 10 years of post-graduate experience in general pediatrics, pediatric emergency and urgent care. I am an expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years old and I have enthusiastically participated in defense expert witness testimony and case review in California. I have performed hundreds of well and sick child examinations and diagnosed and treated a wide variety of illnesses. My medical training has spanned Massachusetts, New York, and California and I am board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Over the past 4 years, I have explored and practiced rural pediatric medicine, newborn nursery care, telemedicine, and veteran disability examinations. My diverse experience as a clinician coupled with a personal interest in medical writing makes me uniquely suited to engage in medical expert witness work. I excel at maintaining effective communication with the law team and rem...

Alan L Nager, MD, MHA Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Calabasas, California
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse
Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric s...

Richard J. Auerbach, MD, FAAP MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Pediatrics - Board Certified Pediatrician, Standard of care, Newborn, Development, Behavior, Asthma, ADHD, Pediatrics, Sexual / Child Abuse / Neglect, Vaccines, Custody, Meningitis Serious Bacterial Infections, Trauma, SIDS, RSV, GERD, dehydration, breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, Lyme tick disease, Sports
Richard Auerbach, MD has been a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics since 1998. He completed a chief residency and hospitalist year following training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He remains active on staff at Danbury Hospital / Western CT Health Network. As an Associate Professor of clinical pediatrics through the Universities of CT and VT, and Ross University, he has taught countless medical students and residents, as well as participating in weekly CME activities. Recently, he and his wife, Julia Auerbach, MD JD, established MD Consult Services. The goal of this endeavor is to provide comprehensive medical opinions for case reviews and legal proceedings in the areas of Pediatrics (Richard) and Family Medicine (Julia). Both are Board certified in their respective fields and highly regarded in the communities in which they work. MDConsult Services has provided numerous comprehensive case reviews for attorneys. Both physicians are available fo...

Jared Friedman, MD

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

Kimberly Graziano, MD Pelican Pediatrics

Sebastian , Florida
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Children, Teenager, Adolescent, Primary Care, Newborn Nursery, Standard of Care, Billing and Coding, Newborn Discharge, Behavior, ADHD, Asthma, Vaccines, Child Abuse, Immunizations, RSV, GERD, Breastfeeding, Medication Errors, Custody, Puberty, Pediatrics
Dr. Kimberly Graziano is a Board Certified Pediatrician serving children from birth to 18. Dr. Graziano founded Pelican Pediatrics of Sebastian, Florida in 2005 and continues to serve the east central coast of Florida. She is highly regarded in her community and is on staff at Sebastian River Medical Center/Steward Healthcare. She practices evidence based medicine and is skilled at diagnostic dilemmas. Dr Graziano understands current standards of care and provides opinions based solely on facts. Dr. Graziano completed her training at the Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She enjoys teaching and considers expert witness work another opportunity to do so.

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, cool cap, baby, infant, central lines, NRP, exchange transfusion, NEC
• 14 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, cool cap, exchange transfusions, as well as, providing NRP resuscitation efforts to critically unstable neonates • Attends high-risk deliveries including post-delivery stabilization and resuscitation of the neonate • Vast know...

David A Rusk, MD Pediatric Associates, Inc.

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Neonatology, Vaccines, Diabetes, Meningitis, Emergency, General Pediatrics
David A. Rusk, MD is the president of Pediatric Associates, Inc. and is a board-certified pediatrician with 20+ years of experience in private practice. As a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Medicine and as a general pediatrician, Dr. Rusk has extensive educational expertise, having taught nurses, medical students and residents for 20 years. He has experience in case review, medical malpractice panels and courtroom testimony. As the founder of the pediatric diabetes outpatient program at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, he has a particular area of expertise in outpatient diabetes management in addition to a broad fund of knowledge in pediatric care from birth through adolescence.

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Kansas City, Kansas
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, diagnostic
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 25 years experience imaging children only. During those 25 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI to determine timing of neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish child abuse from accidental injury, birth trauma and various disorders that mimic a...

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics and pediatric sedation.

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Missouri
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, diagnostic
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 25 years experience imaging children only. During those 25 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI to determine timing of neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish child abuse from accidental injury, birth trauma and various disorders that mimic a...

Herschel Lessin, MD The Children's Medical Group, PLLC

Poughkeepsie, New York
Pediatrics, Medical Legal Evaluations - General pediatrics, General Pediatric care, Pediatric Standard of Care, Pediatric expert, Community pediatrics, Outpatient pediatrics, Board Certified, Newborn, infant, adolescent, infections, hip dysplasia, respiratory illness, Pediatric emergencies, documentation, nursery, pediatric expert
Dr. Herschel Lessin has been a full-time practicing Pediatrician since 1982 and has served as an expert witness in Pediatric malpractice litigation since 1987, working for both plaintiff and defense. Trained at Stanford and Yale, Dr. Lessin has experience in case review as well as both deposition and trial testimony. He a founding member and Vice President of one of the larger US single specialty Pediatric practices with 8 locations and 24 clinicians, His practice includes children from birth through college. Dr. Lessin is active on a national policy level, having been co-lead author on several American Academy of Pediatrics policy statements and technical reports, as well as being a member of the authoring committee on several others. He is co-editor of the 2019 AAP ADHD Toolkit. He reviews a majority of AAP policy statements making comments for possible revision as needed. He has been a member of the Committee on Practice/Ambulatory Medicine and the Payer Advocacy Advisory Commit...

Karen L Lefler, MSN/Ed, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy
36 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 27 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport

Caleb M. Habeck, MD, FAAP

Akron, Ohio
Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Hospitalist / Inpatient, Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Jaundice, Newborn resuscitation, Hypoglycemia, Circumcision, Respiratory distress, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Sexual / Child abuse / Neglect, Asthma, Standard of care, Development, Behavior, Vaccines, Serious bacterial infections (SBI), SIDS
I am a clinically active full-time Pediatric Hospitalist employed by Akron Children’s Hospital. In my practice, I have worked at multiple regional hospitals, both academic and community-based, in the Northeast Ohio region, including Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Boardman, Warren, and Dover. I primarily see patients in inpatient pediatric units with experience diagnosing and treating sick and injured pediatric patients with a high level of care. I have also cared for a significant number of neonates in Level I Well Newborn nurseries and Level II Special Care nurseries. I do circumcisions regularly as well as newborn resuscitations for all neonates that are delivered under my care. I am board certified in Pediatrics. I was born, raised, and have remained in Ohio - I graduated Cum Laude from The University of Akron with my B.S. in just 2 years, followed by my M.D. from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and my residency in Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital. I often teach...