Nursing Home Expert Witnesses

Nursing home 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 nursing home. The nursing home expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Neurology, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes, Pharmacist, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Kenneth C McCawley, RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP Med Legal Pro LLC

Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing homes, nursing home falls, nursing home fall prevention, certified infection control preventionist through CMS
Kenneth C McCawley RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP has been a nurse since 1992 and is a Combat Decorated Military Veteran who was active and served as a “doc” in the field and a retired Major. He started the open heart program at CMC hospital in Scranton PA, has worked in trauma and ICU, has 18 years experience as a successful Director of Nursing writing policies and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, and Senior Clinical Specialist for a national healthcare company. He is currently the director of nursing for a 120-bed rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mr. McCawley has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where he deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. He has reviewed cases for attorneys on nursing home negligence.

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bed sores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 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 de...

Channa R. Kelly, LNHA, LMFT Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 10+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD, GCS Golden Age Consultants

Orlando, Florida
Geriatrics, Physical Therapy - Aging, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Falls, Exercise, Functional Assessment and Evaluation, Plan of Care Development, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing, Home Health, Outpatient, Cognition, Psychosocial Well-Being
Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD, GCS is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy of the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida and Co-Director of the Innovative Mobility Innovative (IMOVE™) Lab. Dr. Dawson is a Board Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist (2014) with 20 years of clinical experience along with a PhD in Adult Development & Aging Psychology from Cleveland State University. She has been recognized for excellence in her field by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy through receipt of the Distinguished Educator Award, the American Physical Therapy Association being awarded the Margaret L. Moore Outstanding New Academic Faculty Award, and the University of Central Florida with the Teaching Incentive Program Award. Her current area of research includes developing non-pharmacological interventions to improve functional and psychosocial outcomes in older adults with chronic disease including those with dementia, gaining...

Kent A Edwards

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified lymphedema manual therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Melissa Black, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Geriatrics, Family Medicine - long term care, nursing home, medical direction, academic medicine, geriatrics, elder abuse, long term acute care, hospital medicine, primary care
Board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, with 13 years experience in long term care, nursing home medical direction, and academic medicine. Taught geriatric medicine fellows and residents for 10 years lecturing on topics such as dementia, delirium, falls, infections and polypharmacy in the elderly. Presently in private practice and serving as adjunct medical school faculty.

E. Andy Akan, MD Akan Neurological Experts

Dyer, Indiana
Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, opioid, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, RSD, meningitis, CNS tumors
Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 14 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. I am currently serving as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. I also serve as medical director for quality in a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I have 3 years experience admitting patients into acute rehabilitation and have followed patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. I currently read and interpret both EEG and EMG testing. I have a 10 year history as an expert physician speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies. I have experience testifying in both depositions and jury trial. I am available to work for plaintiff or defense counsel. I am also available to work nationally and willing to travel. I am available via cell phone (773) 742-3974 or email [email protected] I will respond and produc...

Monica L. Ott, MD

Lizton, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently CCM Indiana market medical director for Optum.

Vipul M kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Homes - emergency medicine, COVID, nursing home, forensics, fraud, hospital administration, medical device, motor vehicle accidents, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, disability, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, personal injury, motor vehicle accident, stroke, medical devices.
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has reviewed over 100 cases and spent over 1000 hours on case reviews and issuing reports of medical-legal findings, case reviews, and independent examinations. In addition, Dr. Kella has 10 years of experience as a hospital administrator and an MBA with a focus on healthcare. He is dedicated to providing expertise to clients in a variety of areas, including medical malpractice, personal injury, forensics, disability, and others. He expertise in the following areas: Emergency Medicine Medical Negligence Wrongful Death Forensics and Sexual Abuse Independent Medical Examinations Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Critical Care Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

Maud Meulstee, DNP, RN, CNP

Norwell, Massachusetts
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - nurse, nurse practitioner, family medicine, general medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, Veterans, VA, medical malpractice, medical neglect, nurse negligence, cardiology, diabetes, hepatology, endocrinology, hypertension, falls
Board Certified by American Association of Nurse Practitioners, active RN and NP license, active BLS Member of AANP, American College of Cardiology, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Association 2018-2020 Board Member Council for Aging, MA * Registered Nurse/Family Nurse Practitioner: Inpatient RN from 2009, In-and Outpatient Family Nurse Practitioner from 2012. 2009-2013 Cleveland Clinic acute care Nurse (hepatology, diabetes, renal, hypertension, complex medical cases) and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner. Cleveland Clinic Cardiology rated #1 by US World and News. 2013 -2020 Veterans Healthcare Administration Family Nurse Practitioner, including inpatient and outpatient Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Disability examiner, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Hospice, VA Nursing home * Cardiovascular Disease Specialty: several years acute care nursing and nurse practitioner experience at Cleveland Clinic and Veterans Healthcare Administration. Extensive experience perf...

Alon Neidich, MD

Boston, Massachusetts
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Pressure injuries, nursing home, trauma, post-acute care, COVID-19, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Neidich is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed three years of General Surgery residency as well. He works as an active clinician in diverse practice settings including acute hospital, long term acute care, skilled nursing, nursing home and emergency room. Expertise in pressure injuries / sores and wound care. He maintains an active wound care clinical practice. He is published in peer reviewed medical journals. Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has experience reviewing a wide range of cases including facility acquired pressure injuries, wound management and post-acute care infection and wound protocols and best practices.

Jonathan Lovy, DO, FACOI South Valley Internal Medicine

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Internal Medicine - Primary care, hospital medicine, nursing home, ambulatory medicine

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

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...

Jeanine Maria Frumenti, DNP, RN, CLNC Jeanine Frumenti Consulting, LLC

Bayside , New York
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing Administration, Emergency Room, Critical Care Nursing, Hospital Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, and State & Federal Regulatory Compliance.
Dr. Frumenti, is an experienced nurse with over 40+ years of Nursing experience; and 20+ years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Frumenti served most recently as Sr. Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for several Large Acute Academic University Medical Centers in the NYC area. She is responsible for Patient Care Services, Risk / Regulatory Services. Currently, Dr. Frumenti serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity as an Expert Witness for medical malpractice, personal injury, civil, workplace safety and product liability cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: *Nursing Standards of Care *Hospital Administration -Policy and Procedure *State, Federal, Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance *Nursing Home & Home Health Care Standards of Care *Wound Management, Prevention & Care *Assault and Abuse *Quality and Risk Management *Fall Prevention/ Management *Medication Safety *Nursing Informatics...

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Carol A. Rupe, MD WoodSong Consulting

Littleton, North Carolina
Family Medicine, Long Term Care - Women's' Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Depression, Dementia, Hospital Inpatient, Nursing Home, Geriatrics, Migraine, PA and NP Supervision, Institutional Care
Family Physician (30+ years), Assistant Clinical Professor, National Speaker, Family Clinical Medicine, In-patient Medicine, Long-term Care

William Simonson, PharmD, FASCP Independent Consultant Pharmacist

Corvallis, Oregon
Pharmacist, Geriatrics - Consultant Pharmacist, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adverse Drug Reaction, Drug Interaction, pharmacist, Medications, Drugs, Medication-related problem, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Regimen Review, geriatric pharmacist, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, side effects, geriatrics, medication errors
Dr. Simonson is an independent consultant clinical pharmacist. He has a part-time faculty position with Oregon State University and is active in lecturing, research and pharmacy practice. Simonson is a national thought leader on pharmacy and medication-related issues and is a Past President of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists as well as former chair of the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy. He provides expert witness services on medication-related matters in adults with a special focus on older adults. While he is not a full-time expert witness he has provided expert consultation on a wide variety of medication-related matters including: dispensing and prescribing errors, adverse drug side-effects and drug interactions, allergies to medications, medication-related fatal events, standards of pharmacy practice, standards of medication use in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and other issues. The cases he has worked on are equally divided bet...