Obstetrics Expert Witnesses

Obstetrics 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 obstetrics. The obstetrics expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Gynecology, Legal Nurse Consulting, Midwife, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Ultrasound.

Roberta Goins, MHM, BA, RDMS, RVT, NT, FE

Apache Junction , Arizona
Ultrasound - Ultrasonographer, Ultrasound, Sonography, MFM, High Risk OB, ARDMS, RDMS, OB/GYN, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Medical Imaging, Diagnostic Imaging, 3D, Antenatal Fetal Testing, Fetal Imaging, Fetal Echocardiogram, Ectopic Pregnancy, Birth Defects, Delayed Diagnosis, Fetal Abnormalities, Fetal Anomalies
I am a Registered Medical Diagnostic Ultrasonographer with 18+ years experience. I have worked in a wide variety of medical environments including radiology departments in hospitals, private practices, and outpatient clinics. I have been working exclusively in the MFM High Risk OB/GYN field since 2015. I am ARDMS registered (since 2004) in the following specialties: Abdomen/Small Parts, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Neurosonology, Vascular Technology, and Fetal Echocardiography. I am Nuchal Translucency certified, as well as certified in Uterine Artery Doppler Studies, CLEAR Cervical Length Assessment, and First Trimester Nasal Bone. I am also a current and active member of SDMS and AIUM, both since 2004. I recently graduated with a Master of Healthcare Management in 2021. I graduated with a 3.833 GPA and the Eller Masters Excellence Award. I also graduated with honors and The Excellence Achievement Award from my Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound program in NYC in 2004. I graduated Summa C...

Dr. Elizabeth Cook, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC, CNL, RN, CPM, FACNM

San Jose, California
Midwife, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Labor & Delivery, Birth Injury, Birth Trauma, Maternal Morbidity & Mortality, Shoulder Dystocia, Fetal Heart Rate, Hemorrhage, Prenatal Care, Intrapartum Care, Postpartum Care, Women's Health, Neonatal Care, Newborn Tongue Tie Revisions, Limited OBGYN Sonography, Cesarean First Assisting
I am a Doctor of Nursing Practice. I have 6 degrees in nursing and midwifery. I am a Certified Nurse Midwife, Certified Professional Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Registered Nurse. I am certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board, North American Registry of Midwives, and National Certification Corporation. I am also certified in electronic fetal monitoring, basic life support, neonatal transitioning (STABLE), and neonatal resuscitation (NRP). I am skilled to first assist in cesarean surgeries, and perform limited OB-GYN sonography. I have been a clinical assistant professor at an academic medical center. I launched and directed a faculty midwife service for midwives to educate OBGYN residents and medical students at another large facility. I have personally taught OBGYN residents, medical students, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, and doulas in clinical and didactic settings. I have been a principal investigator and ...

Nicole McCaughin, MSN, RNC, C-EFM, C-ONQS

Alamo, California
Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology - labor and delivery, labor and delivery nurse, obstetrics, high risk obstetrics, fetal monitoring, birth injury, nursing license defense
Nicole McCaughin, MSN, RNC, C-EFM, C-ONQS Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, Certified in External Fetal Monitoring, Certified in Obstetric and Neonatal Quality and Safety. Currently working as a bedside labor and delivery nurse, up to date on current practice. As well as bedside practice work as an adjunct faculty member teaching Women's Health at Ohlone Nursing College, Science Team Member for AWHONN, and Expert Practice Consultant for the Board of Registered Nursing. Published co-author of two Association of Women's Health and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Evidenced Based Guidelines. Published position statement that was printed in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing in March of 2020. Podium presentation at national AWHONN conference 2020. Synovia panelist speaker for the Joint Commission; meeting the measures symposium April 2021. Expert practice consultant and expert witness for the California Department of Consumer Affairs and the Board of Registere...

Kimberly Paiva, RN

san diego, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Labor and Delivery, Fetal Monitoring, Obstetrics, HIgh Risk Antenatal, Mother Baby Care, Maternal Child Health, Fetal Monitoring, Perioperative Care
ACLS, BLS, NRP, RNC- Electronic Fetal Monitoring, RNC- Inpatient Obstetrics, Awhonn Advanced Fetal Monitoring, Awhonn Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring Instructor, Awhonn Perinatal Orientation and Education Instructor. New grad and new hire preceptor. Clinical Documentation Committee. Policy and practice review.

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology - board-certified anesthesiologist, adult anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vascular, transplant, orthopedics, spine, thoracic, obstetrics, trauma, ambulatory surgery
I am a board-certified private practice anesthesiologist proficient in providing anesthesia services for general surgery, major vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic surgery, trauma, abdominal organ transplantation, ambulatory surgery, and regional anesthesia procedures. My PhD makes me an excellent writer and communicator. I am approachable, poised, and calm under stress.

Becky K Lynn, MD, MBA, NCMP, IF Evora LLC

Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - pelvic pain, sexual health, sexual medicine, menopause, hormone therapy, transgender, endometriosis, vaginismus, vulvodynia, orgasm, obstetrics, cannabis, marijuana, CBD
I am a board certified Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University and the Director of the Evora Center for Menopause and Sexual Health. I who have been in practice for 16 years. I specialize in Sexual Medicine, Menopause and Transgender care. I see patients with painful sex (dyspareunia), chronic pelvic pain, orgasm dysfunction, desire disorders (low libido), vaginismus, vulvodynia and others. I am an expert in hormone therapy in menopausal women. I also manage hormone replacement in both male to female and female to male transgender patients. My published research has focused on the effects of cannabis (marijuana) on female sexual function. I practiced obstetrics for the last 16 years. I have done record review in several cases. I hold a BA in Economics with a minor in Spanish from the University of California, Berkeley. I graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine with an MD. I completed a residency in Obstetrics and ...

Susan L. Warner, MD, FACOG MCWHC

Evanston, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Forceps, Pre-eclampsia, Shoulder Dystocia, Cesarian Section, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Office OBGYN, Ectopic Pregnancy, Breast, PAP monitoring. Hysteroscopy, Ablation
I am a board certified OBGYN with over 30 years clinical experience in a teaching institution (the same institution where I was chief resident) in Evanston, IL (outside of Chicago). I am Chief of Gynecology/Womens Health at Northwestern University Student Health Services. I have served on the Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality committee for over 15 years. I have taught and worked with medical students, residents, certified nurse midwives and am the gynecologist at Northwestern University student health. I have served as a medical expert in OBGYN and have reviewed a countless number of cases over the past 10 years. I believe I have a strong attention to detail and am able to explain the complicated nature of medicine in a way that the listener can understand. Jurors have found me to be friendly, honest and credible. I address each case timely and comprehensively. I am available for either plaintiff or defense cases and have attended the SEAK course on Effective Expert Witness.

Harvey H Kasner, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS

Towson, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB, Obstetrics, OB/GYN, OBGYN, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, c-section, cesarean section, forceps/vacuum delivery, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, gynecology, hysterectomy, myomectomy, dilation & curettage (D&C), tubal ligation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, bowel & ureter injury
Over 20 years of professional experience, academic training, and a broad and in-depth knowledge of healthcare environments that allows me to review medical facts and provide a thorough, fair and impartial assessment of the subject of the legal action. I manifest strong interpersonal relations and draw on a wide range of communication skills to inform, engage and provide complete, objective, and helpful information to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. I draw on those same skills to provide testimony regarding the standard of care that is easily understood by all parties involved in the matter. I have greater than 10 years of experience serving as chairman and/or a member of a hospital or organization committee, such as hospital medical board, compliance committee, advisory committee, quality assurance/physician performance improvement committee and peer review committee. This experience, along with a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in medical management, ...

Christina N. Mack, MD Peake Anesthesia Consulting, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Anesthesiology - perioperative, anesthesia, anesthesiology, preoperative, postoperative, intraoperative, obstetrics, obstetric anesthesia, airway management, pain management
Detail-oriented anesthesiologist with experience providing anesthesia in hospital and outpatient settings. Subspecialty in anesthesia in the high-risk obstetric population.

Dianne H. Quadros, CNM, MSN

Hanson, Massachusetts
Midwife, Nurse Practitioner - Nurse-Midwifery, Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, Fetal Monitoring
I have worked on labor and delivery units since 1984. I have been practicing full-scope Nurse-Midwifery since 1990 and have concentrated my experience in intrapartum management. I celebrated my 5000th delivery in the fall of 2019. I have been a member of the Cesarean Section Review Committee for my practice since 2014 where I, along with the other two obstetrician members, review every primary Cesarean Section record and fetal heart tracing for opportunities for improvement.

Lora Princ, MD, MBA

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Birth Injury, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Macrosomia, Shoulder Dystocia, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Uterine Rupture, Labor Management, Birth Center, Midwife Deliveries, Vacuum deliveries, Labor Induction
I am a board-certified OBGYN and fellow of ACOG, in practice in the Minneapolis metro area since 2005. I received my MBA with a focus in healthcare management in 2022. I have worked in private practice as a clinic part-owner for 11 years and have been an OBGYN hospitalist since 2016 with a focus on high risk obstetrical patients. I am organized and efficient, and my MBA training has honed my ability to analyze data and extract both system and medical/ provider factors that are relevant for malpractice cases. My flexible schedule allows me to efficiently review large amounts of documents and create timely, thoughtful expert opinions. I am an OBGYN Medical Director and Department Chair with experience in peer reviews and credentialing. I work with medical students and residents and am a consultant to family medicine physicians, certified midwives, and community midwives. I am experienced in transfers from failed home births and birth centers with resulting complications. I have comp...

Becky K Lynn, MD, MBA, NCMP, IF Evora LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Obstetrics & Gynecology - pelvic pain, sexual health, sexual medicine, menopause, hormone therapy, transgender, endometriosis, vaginismus, vulvodynia, orgasm, obstetrics, cannabis, marijuana, CBD
I am a board certified Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University and the Director of the Evora Center for Menopause and Sexual Health. I who have been in practice for 16 years. I specialize in Sexual Medicine, Menopause and Transgender care. I see patients with painful sex (dyspareunia), chronic pelvic pain, orgasm dysfunction, desire disorders (low libido), vaginismus, vulvodynia and others. I am an expert in hormone therapy in menopausal women. I also manage hormone replacement in both male to female and female to male transgender patients. My published research has focused on the effects of cannabis (marijuana) on female sexual function. I practiced obstetrics for the last 16 years. I have done record review in several cases. I hold a BA in Economics with a minor in Spanish from the University of California, Berkeley. I graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine with an MD. I completed a residency in Obstetrics and ...

Leticia Guerra-Scheib, RN, MSN, CLNC Compass Legal Nurse Consulting

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - labor & delivery, OB, obstetrics. postpartum, nursery, newborn., fetal heart monitoring, birth injury
I have been a nurse for 15 years in labor and delivery, postpartum, and nursery. I have worked as a travel nurse in more than 5 states, have been a clinical educator, and am a legal nurse consultant. I look forward to serving your firm with my knowledge and expertise.

Brendan Carroll, MD, FACOG Carroll Medical Consulting, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, OB, OB Hospitalist, fetal heart monitoring, vacuum delivery, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, VBAC
- OB/GYN trained at Vanderbilt and Tulane University Medical Centers - Transitioned to the Obstetric Hospitalist sub-specialty after 16 years in an OB/GYN private practice to implement an OB/GYN Hospitalist Program - Physician Lead OB/GYN Hospitalist and OB/GYN Medical Director in an urban, community hospital in Portland, OR - OB/GYN Board Certified, a Fellow in ACOG, and President of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) - Twice served as Chairman of OB/GYN committees and has been either a member or chaired OB/GYN Peer Review Committees for more than 16 years - Program Chair of Electronic Fetal Monitoring Case Review Program - Consultant with National OB/GYN Hospitalist Consulting Group, assisting hospitals start or improve OB/GYN Hospitalist programs and/or Obstetrics Emergency Departments - Obstetric consultant to Nurse Midwives, Family Medicine physicians and residents - Providing expert case reviews and expert witness services for Obstetr...