Obstructive Sleep Apnea Expert Witnesses

Obstructive sleep apnea 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 obstructive sleep apnea. The obstructive sleep apnea expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Dentist, Medical Management, Neurology, Oral Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Sleep Medicine.

Roy Artal, MD

Los Angeles, California
Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine - Sleep Specialist, Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome, Narcolepsy, Hypersomnia, Insomnia, Parasomnia, sleep walking, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, REM behavior disorder, drowsy driving, COPD, emphysema, Asthma, Pulmonary Nodule, Lung Cancer, pneumonia, interstitial lung disease
Dr. Roy Artal is a multi board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist. Dr. Artal received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California in 1991, and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine in 1995. Following medical school Dr. Artal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai-UCLA-VA Combined Fellowship Program. He is Board Certified in Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine, and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a former Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, is the Medical Director of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep disorders center, a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Women's Guild Lung Institute Center of Excellence, a Fellow of both the American College of Ches...

Meir N. Keller, DDS, MS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Simi Valley, California
Dentist, Oral Surgery - Oral Injury, Jaw Pain, Traumatic Jaw Injury, Chronic Dental Conditions, Dental Anesthesia, Dry Mouth, Dental Complications, Perforations, Adverse Reactions, Nerve Damage, Limited Jaw Function, CPAP treatment, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Dental Crowns, Veneers, Dental Implants, Sensitivity
Dr. Keller is board certified in dentistry in addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He holds a Masters of Science in Orofacial pain and Oral Medicine. Dr. Keller is currently a clinical Assistant Professor at the Orofacial Pain Center at the USC School of Dentistry. He is also a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology and serves as a member of the Scientific Committee and the Academic Dental Sleep Council at the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In addition to teaching, Dr. Keller maintains a private practice in Simi Valley, California where he provides treatment for TMJ and other orofacial pain with state of the art technology. Within his practice he also treats chronic obstructive sleep apnea with and oral appliance therapy (OAT). Dr. Keller also provides cosmetic dentistry services including teeth whitening, porcelain crowns and veneers, and fillings using white composite resin. He provides standard dental treat...

Joshua Herskovic, MD HealthAdvise

Boca Raton, Florida
Anesthesiology - Difficult intubations, airway trauma, airway management, obstructive sleep apnea, intraoperative codes, code blue, cpr, cardiac arrest, hypoxia, hypotension. anesthetic drug interactions, toxicities, patient positioning, intraoperative burn injury, central lines, arterial line, allergies
Dr. Herskovic is a Board Certified Physician Anesthesiologist with background in medical device development. He has over 15 years of experience as a practicing anesthesiologist in a busy private practice. Prior to medicine he worked in the medical device industry as a mechanical engineer. He continues to use his engineering background to provide assistance to start up medical device companies. This assistance includes medical device R&D, CAD design, rapid prototyping & 3D printing, and low volume manufacturing techniques. He also provides consulting services to established medical device & pharmaceutical companies. Having worked in the medical device industry as a mechanical engineer he understands engineering limitations a device may have; while, as a physician and end user he understands how the device will be used along with the need to efficiently utilize a physician's time. His unique background gives him a strong understanding of medical device failure and associated med...

Phillip Nye, MD, FAASM, FASA Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Services of Florida LLC

Vero Beach, Florida
Sleep Medicine, Anesthesiology - Obstructive sleep apnea, Postoperative effects and complications associated with anesthesia and surgery on patients with sleep apnea, Anesthesia safety.
Dr. Phillip Nye is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiologists, certified in both anesthesia and sleep medicine. After graduating with an undergraduate degree from Boston University he worked as a research volunteer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital division of sleep and circadian disorders from 1993-1995. He went on to complete his medical degree at Spartan Health Sciences University, residency in anesthesia at Maimonides Medical Center and finally, fellowship training in sleep medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He has been practicing medicine for over 15 years. He has been involved in research projects in the field of sleep disorders including a recent publication in the journal of Sleep and Breathing. He is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine. He has presented research posters at both annual Society meetings in the past. He served on the advisory board for the inter-Society collaboration pre...

Gary L. Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pain Medicine/Management, Clinical Neurophysiology, Acupuncturist, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, low back pain, headache, migraine, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, seizures, obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, EEG, EMG.
Gary Stanton, M.D. graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He has been in continuous practice as a neurologist since completing a neurology residency and EMG fellowship at Boston University in 1983. He is board certified in neurology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, clinical neurophysiology (EMG, EEG), and medical acupuncture. His expert witness practice includes independent medical examinations, review of medical records, and testimony by deposition and at trial. His neurology, pain medicine, and sleep medicine practice includes the possibility of treatment with medical and auricular acupuncture. He has trained in acupuncture at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and at the University of Paris XIII Faculty of Medicine. He has lectured on acupuncture extensively in the United States and internationally. He has published articles on acupuncture in medical journals.

Kelly Chen, MD

Scarsdale, New York
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - General Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Out of OR Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia/Nerve blocks, Airway Emergency/Management, Postoperative anesthesia care complications, Preoperative asessements, Perioperative management, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Epidural, obstructive sleep apnea, aspiration
Dr. Kelly Chen is a Board-Certified, full-time practicing Anesthesiologist. She completed her anesthesia training at Massachusetts General Hospital, which is an affiliated hospital of Harvard University. She draws her medical experience from previously working at large academic institutions to smaller community hospitals. She is currently working at an outpatient surgical center in New York. Dr. Chen has expertise in multiple aspect of anesthesia including: ambulatory procedures, general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, obstetrics, neurosurgery, thoracic, plastic surgery, podiatry, urology, gynecology and vascular surgery. She also have extensive experience working with nurse anesthetists and residents. Dr. Chen received her undergraduate degree in Biology at Emory University. She attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chen is fully licensed to practice in New Yo...

Chandar R Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD PLLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Septic Shock, ICU care, Mechanical Ventilation, Lung masses and nodules, ARDS, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Life Support, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer
Quadruple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. I finished my undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. My other trainings was at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India for medical school. I did Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. I completed Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at NYU Langone Hospital in Mineola, NY. I had been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina, California, Wyoming, Iowa, West Virginia and Georgia. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.

C. Gerard Petersen, M.D.

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Embolism, Occupational Lung Disease, COPD, Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, Asbestos, Mold, Radon, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, CPAP, Narcolepsy, Commercial Driver's License, Motor Vehicle Accident
Board Certified: Pulmonary Disease - ABIM, Sleep Medicine - ABSM, Critical Care Medicine - ABIM, Internal Medicine - ABIM Dr. Petersen has been in clinical practice for more than 20+ years as a board-certified physician in the areas of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine. He has been an active member of his hospital network's peer review committee for 15+ years. He has provided medical-legal consultation on the topics of asthma, reactive airways disease, obstructive sleep apnea, CDL, sepsis, pneumonia, critical care and lung cancer for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Merrill S. Wise, MD Merrill S Wise

Memphis, Tennessee
Sleep Medicine, Pediatric Neurology - sleep, sleep disorders, excessive sleepiness, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep deprivation, motor vehicle accidents and sleep, post-traumatic hypersomnia, commercial drivers and sleepiness, complex sleep behaviors, polysomnography, sleep studies, sleep medications
Board certified neurologist and full-time sleep medicine specialist (Board certified) who evaluates and manages the full range of sleep disorders in children, adolescents and adults; focus on excessive sleepiness and hypersomnia, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, accident risk and sleep disorders, cognitive impairment, post-traumatic hypersomnia, and complex sleep behaviors. Active in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) including board of directors 2010-2016, participation on numerous national committees and task forces including the AASM Standards of Practice committee, numerous publications related to diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, and prior academic appointments at Baylor College of Medicine (1998-2006) and University of Alabama at Birmingham (1991-1998). In practice since 2006 in Memphis, TN, a large quadra-modal transportation and shipping hub (world hub and headquarters for FedEx) with thousands of pilots, air traffic controllers, commercial driver...

Omeed Khodaparast, MD FASA

Dallas, Texas
Anesthesiology - Regional anesthesia, airway management, difficult intubation, hypotension, positioning, nerve injury, recovery room, nerve blocks, hypoxia, sedation, propofol , postoperative care, code, obstructive sleep apnea, fire
Dr. Omeed Khodaparast is a distinguished, board-certified anesthesiologist renowned for his exemplary career in Dallas, Texas. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Khodaparast is an expert in multiple facets of general anesthesia. His proficiency extends to advanced techniques such as ultrasound regional anesthesia, including peripheral nerve blocks for acute pain management, as well as propofol sedation and total IV anesthesia. In addition to his clinical devotion, Dr. Khodaparast holds pivotal leadership positions as the medical director and anesthesia chairman at a prestigious community hospital in Dallas. His influence further extends as an esteemed expert panelist for the Texas Medical Board, showcasing his commitment to clinical standards and best practices. Recognized for his integrity and comprehensive knowledge, Dr. Khodaparast offers his services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Special focus and expertise in difficult intubations, airway trauma, obstructive sleep apnea, intraoperative codes, code blue, cpr, cardiac arrest, hypoxia, hypotension. Also experienced in anesthetic drug interactions and toxicities, patient positioning, intraoperative burn injury, central lines
Fellowship trained anesthesiologist. 25 years in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training. Trial and deposition experience. Author of Anesthesia Basics series--short textbooks which explain anesthesia concepts in simple, easy to read text written at the level of the intended audience--perioperative nurses or medical students and residents of other specialties. Designed to be read in an afternoon, Anesthesia Basics covers topics from preoperative evaluation, airway management, and intraoperative monitors to neuromuscular blockade, anesthetic medications, post operative pain control and nerve blocks. Enjoys teaching and explaining anesthesia conc...

Suzette K Mikula, MD Mikula Expert ENT, LLC

Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - Chronic sinusitis sleep medicine, endoscopic sinus surgery, septoplasty, functional rhinoplasty, obstructive sleep apnea, allergic rhinitis
Certified in Allergy through American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Fellowship trained in Rhinology and Facial plastics Board certified in sleep medicine

Michael S Schechter, MD, MPH Children Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University

Midlothian, Virginia
Pediatric Pulmonology - Cystic Fibrosis, asthma, respiratory failure, pneumonia, empyema, hemoptysis, ventilator, airway obstruction, bronchomalacia, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, hypoxemia, aspiration, tracheostomy, interstitial lung disease, respiratory arrest, bronchiectasis, obstructive sleep apnea, ciliary dyskinesia
Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep, Children's Hospital of Richmond (CHOR) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU); Director of the VCU Cystic Fibrosis Center; Director of the CHOR Community Asthma Program; Past Chair of the Section of Pediatric Pulmonology of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); Associate Editor, AAP Handbook on Pediatric Pulmonology; Past Chair of the Pediatric Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society. Active Clinical Researcher with over 100 publications https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=schechter+ms Knowledgeable in all kinds of neonatal and pediatric respiratory disease. Previous experience in general pediatrics