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 Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Food, General Practice, Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Neurology, and Nurse.

Mike Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD

Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss, Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI, Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care, Hospice & Palliative Care
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Certified Medical Director in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. Double Fellowship trained in Geriatrics and Geriatric Medical Management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two-time student body/class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, skilled nursing facility medical director and hospice physician. Experienced expert witness.

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Gina McCabe, RN, MSN, VWCN, CFPS

Nursing Homes, Medical Management - long term care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, wound care, pressure sores, ulcers, fall prevention, care plans, nursing administration, infection control, nutrition, staffing, electronic health records, EHR, emergency services, intensive care unit, ICU
GinaLynne McCabe, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, CNML, CPPS, RAC-CT, VWCN, has been a nurse since 1987, in both the acute and post-acute / long term environment. Her experience includes acute critical care as a floor RN and charge nurse, to trauma care nursing management, moving into emergency care as Clinical Director to hospital-wide Director of Clinical Operations / Patient Safety. She helped initiate the Stroke Program at Community Medical Center, specializing in neurological nursing. She moved into post-acute /long term care with 7 years as Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations, leading policy development and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She is currently the Clinical Operations Executive / Director of Nursing for a 145-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mrs. McCabe has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where she deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. She reviews cases for attorneys...

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bedsores, 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...

John L Baeke, MD

Thousand Oaks, California
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - pressure ulcer, bed sore, decubitus ulcer, accident, breast implant, skin graft, abdominoplasty, tummy tuck, liposuction, scar, breast reduction, breast lift, nursing home, wound, mastopexy, mammoplasty, Botox, wound VAC, soft tissue deformity
Dr. John Baeke is a plastic & reconstructive surgeon actively practicing in California and Texas. He is also a Field Surgeon for the Army National Guard (LtCol). He has additional expertise in chronic and acute wound care. In his career, Dr. Baeke has reviewed >500 cases, providing objective opinions for either plaintiff or defense. He is known for conducting a thorough investigation of the entire medical record before offering a forthright, honest, succinct and unwavering opinion. Dr. Baeke has experience authoring legal briefs. He is quite comfortable providing expert deposition and courtroom testimony, having appeared in proceedings as a treating, causation and standard-of-care witness. He is able to explain complicated topics in easy-to-understand terminology. Dr. Baeke has testified before District and Federal Courts; as well as in Washington, D.C. before the Food & Drug Administration and the Healthcare Finance Administration (now CMS). In his career, Dr. Baeke has be...

Channa R. Kelly, MA, 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, ARF, 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. · 14+ 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

Andrew Ng, MD Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Pedram Taher, MD Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Mike Apostle, MD, MBA

Timnath, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - military medicine, neglect, patient transport, hospice, EMTALA, toxicology, corporate practice of medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, end of life care, Disaster, EMS, delay of care, geriatric, HIPAA, austere environment, prehospital care, aviation, nursing home, transfer, wilderness
20 years of experience in emergency medicine and former EMS medical director. Currently on pause from clinical practice as I complete my JD.

Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD, GCS (emeritus) Golden Age Consultants, LLC

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, Geriatric Physical Therapy
Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD 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 Director of the ALIVE (Aging & Longevity Initiatives for Vitality & Enrichment) Lab at UCF. Dr. Dawson is a Board Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist Emeritus with over 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 includin...

Kent A Edwards, PT,DPT,GCS,CLWT Brooks Rehab Home Health

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 member
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified Lymphedema Manual Therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist Falls Expert Rehabilitation Expert Home Health Care Expert Standards of Care Expert National Speaker Clinical Educator Physical Therapy Operations and Management Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Dr. Jeanine Maria Frumenti, BSN, MPA, DNP, RN Jeanine Frumenti Consulting

SARASOTA, Florida
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing & Hospital Administration, Emergency Room, Critical Care Nursing, Root Cause Analysis, 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. Responsible for Patient Care Services and Risk / Regulatory Services. Currently, Dr. Frumenti serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity, and 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 Standards *State, Federal, Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance *Root Cause Analysis *Nursing Home & Home Health Care Standards of Care *Wound Management, Prevention & Care *Quality and Risk Management *Fall Prevention/ Management *Nursing Contracts

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.

Julia D. Parker, RN-BC, PhD Julia Parker Consulting, PLLC

Moscow, Idaho
Geriatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting - Alzheimers, Memory Care, Dementia, Assisted Living, Long-term care, Stroke, Falls, Abuse, Neglect, Nursing, Elderly, Residential Care, Nursing Home, Medication Administration
Seventeen years of experience as a registered nurse. Board-certified in gerontology. Conducted assessment, medication administration and oversight, treatment, evaluation, and intervention for thousands of elderly patients. Provided management, administration, staff training, and clinical expertise for assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities in multiple states at dozens of residential care facilities. Wrote and published guide for geriatric care, Navigating Elder Care, and articles in professional nursing and long-term care periodicals. Provided litigation support for personal injury, nursing home, assisted living and memory care cases.

Victoria Coraglio, MD, CWSP

Chicago, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wound Care, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Wound Prevention, Standard of Care, Nursing Home, Skilled facilities , Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Diabetic Ulcer, Venous ulcer, Arterial ulcer, Surgical wound, Telemedicine, Medical Necessity, Malpractice , Fraud, Medicare B, Osteomyelitis
Dr Coraglio is a current active wound care physician for 5+ years, seeing over 150 patients a week at nursing/long term and skilled nursing facilities. Her main focus is treatment of wounds as well as implementing wound care practices in these facilities. Dr Coraglio is also a peer physician medical chart auditor, where she reviews data to ensure the accuracy of the medical record and assess the quality of patient care. She is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP) by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM).

Jean Walsh, DO, MPH, CWSP, FAPWCA MercyHealth

Naperville, Illinois
Wound Care, Family Medicine - pressure ulcer, amputation, nursing home, hospital, long-term care, wound care, hyperbaric, diabetic wound, venous wound, arterial wound, death, cause of death, bedsores, standard of care, geriatrics, decubitus
I have over 25 years of experience in both family medicine as well as wound care. I started working in a hospital-based wound clinic in 2010 and became full-time wound care in 2011. I have been accredited/certified by the American Professional wound Care Association 2012 (FAPWCA), the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing 2013 (FAPWHc), the American Board of Wound Healing 2012, Council for Medical Education and Testing 2012 and the additional board qualification with the American Board of Osteopathic Physicians in Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine 2012. I have practiced wound care in multiple settings such as clinic, hospital, home and nursing homes since 2010 with experience as Director of Wound Clinic. As medical director, our site was able to improve wound healing rates and began utilizing hyperbaric chambers. Continued involvement in the field teaching wound care to Family Medicine residents and speaking nationally. Currently practicing chronic wound care as well as Family Medici...

E. Andy Akan, MD Akan Neurological Experts

Dyer, Indiana
Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, meningitis, CNS tumors, subdural hematoma
I have served as an expert in forensic neurology in over 100 medical legal cases. Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 18 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. Previously served as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. Currently serving as medical director of neurosciences and director of quality at a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I am an associate professor of neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine. 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 14 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 wo...

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.

Jared Bane, LNHA, MBA, CDP True Review, LLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - Nursing Home, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Abuse, Pressure Wounds, Bed Sores, Neglect, Nursing Home Staffing, Wrongful Death, Fall and Fall Prevention, Failure to Prevent Accidents, Safety Hazards, COVID 19, Infection Control, Standards of Care, Nutrition, Dehydration, Sepsis, Affidavits of Merit
Founder and Principal, True Review LLC. - Founded True Review in 2020 to provide world class nursing home expert witness services - Successfully operating and managing all aspects of the company, demonstrating astute leadership, driving growth, and ensuring seamless day-to-day operations - Has a network of LNHAs, RNs, regulatory experts, and physician expert witnesses available to professionally represent every facet of your case - Responsible for vetting and training True Review Experts Nursing Home Leadership - 12+ 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 - Additiona...

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.

Ronald N. Rosen, MD, CMD True Review

Salem, Massachusetts
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home, MD, Expert, True Review, Experienced, Nursing Home Management, Family Practice, Skilled Rehab, Urban Search and Rescue, Medical Team Management, Hospice Care, Emergency Medicine, Board Certified, Nursing Home Oversight, Medical Director, Clinical Oversight, Expert Witness
Dr. Ronald N. Rosen stands as a distinguished expert witness in the fields of family medicine, geriatrics, and nursing home administration. With a career spanning over 45 years, Dr. Rosen has practiced family medicine and geriatrics in addition to holding leadership roles in various healthcare settings. His tenure as the Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Massachusetts Task Force 1, coupled with his role as a Medical Director for the Brudnick Center for Living showcases his ability to navigate complex healthcare scenarios. Dr. Rosen's dual qualifications in family medicine and geriatrics, coupled with his role as a Certified Medical Director, position him as an invaluable expert witness capable of providing comprehensive insights into standards of care, geriatric medicine, and the management of nursing homes. Notable Accomplishments: Over 45 years of active practice in family medicine and geriatrics. Served as the Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Massachusetts Task Force 1, specializi...

Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Holliday Consulting, LLC

St. Charles, Minnesota
Nutrition, Food - Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian/Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison/Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety, Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition, Long Term Care, Correctional Healthcare, Food Poisoning, Nursing Home, Public Health
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for 18 years. For the past 15 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has served as the Chief of Nutrition and Dietetics for the Federal Bureau of Prisons since 2013. In 2021, he was selected by the U.S. Surgeon General to serve as the Chief Dietitian Officer for the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Holliday has extensive experience and knowledge working with government senior executive staff and attorneys on in-depth nutrition and dietetic matters and providing foreign and domestic intergovernmental legal and budgetary communications including, Senatorial, Congressional, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and Office of the President responses. Dr. Holliday has numerous peer-reviewed publications, extensive international and national public speaking experience, and experience consulting with private law firms, stat...

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Personal Injury, 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,
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 700 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony at deposition over 200 times and trial testimony over 40 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 Medicin...

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, Legal Nurse Consulting, Testify, 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...

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

Laura Preece, DO MedConsult, LLC

Syracuse, New York
Internal Medicine - Board Certified, EHR, Primary Care, Legal Liability, Wrongful Death, Obesity Medicine, Pre-Op Evaluation, Record Review, Deposition, Trial Testimony, Nursing Home

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

North Carolina
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under two weeks. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 12 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently used as an expert witness in internal medicine and hospital medici...

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

Jennifer T. Szakaly, MA, CMC, NMG

Charlotte, North Carolina
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Elder abuse, disability, senior, healthcare power of attorney, healthcare advocate, social work, care management, case management, long-term care, assisted living, memory care, guardian, nursing home, assessments, cognitive impairment, dementia, conservator, exploitation, elder fraud
I opened up a care management company in Charlotte, NC in 2005 following the completion of my Master of Arts degree in Gerontology. I lead a team of nurses, social workers, gerontologists, and counselors to advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. For the past 15 years, I have served as a private guardian for older individuals who have been adjudicated in our court system. I serve as a Board Member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and am a member of the National Guardianship Association. I became certified as a guardian in 2017 and am currently one of only 52 National Master Guardians in the country. This is the highest professional designation that can be attained by guardians and it requires extensive demonstration of competencies in a variety of areas, a comprehensive exam, and at least 15 years of experience in the field of guardianship. In our routine work as both care managers and guardians, we conduct clinical assessments of older adults and person...

Stacy L. Donnelly, RN, BSN DJS Associates, Inc.

Abington, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nurse - Medical Records Review, Standards of Care, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Patient Transfers, Pressure Injuries, Patient Falls, Short-Term Rehabilitation, Personal Care, Merit Screening/Review, Patient Specific Medical Conditions/Diagnoses, Merit Consultation, Adverse Events
Ms. Donnelly is a licensed Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience working in Nursing Homes, Skilled Rehabilitation Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities as a nursing assistant, charge nurse, and director of nursing. Her involvement in these settings has contributed to her strong knowledge base regarding standards of care, facility operations, and Federal, State, and Local Regulations. Ms. Donnelly has acquired extensive experience in developing policies and procedures, investigating incidents and unusual occurrences, auditing patient care, monitoring adherence to policies and procedures, providing education/training to staff, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Ms. Donnelly actively practices as a nurse within long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and school settings. She continues to assist long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facilities with auditing and ensuing compliance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations, along with standards of ...

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics - Nursing home, Falls, Fractures, Pressure Ulcers, Wounds, Dehydration, Volume Depletion, Delirium, Fecal impaction, Failure to thrive
I am a board certified geriatrician with 25 years of nursing home and clinical experience. I am comfortable with falls and fractures, sudden death, pressure ulcers, wound care, dehydration, delirium, and antipsychotic use. I am Medical Director of a Long term Care Facility. I am a course director for Pittsburgh’s largest annual medical conference, where we educate over 300 physicians and/or APP’s. I teach medical students, residents and fellows daily, and have the privilege of being on Pittsburgh’s Top Doc list in Geriatrics.

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under two weeks. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 12 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently used as an expert witness in internal medicine and hospital medici...

Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, PhD, M.Ed, MPAS, DFAAPA PA Experts Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physician Assistant, General Practice - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Expert Witness Referrals, PAs, NPs, and RNs, nurse, sitter, nursing home, long term care, assisted living, memory care, EMT, CRNA, CNM, PT.
Dr. Nicholson is a 30 years practicing PA, PA Educator and experienced legal consultant. He can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide other PA, NP and RNs. Malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition and testimony for all medical specialties. Dr. Nicholson is a recognized leader in the PA profession and recognized expert on PA malpractice. He can either help you personally or provide the right expert, usually within 24 hours. Current CV Highlights: Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants; President, American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine; Membership Commission, AAPA; Delegate, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants; Board of Directors, Hillside Health Care International Mission Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Wisconsin – Madison PA Program Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Marquette University PA Program Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants President, PA Experts Netwo...