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, Neurology, Oral Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Sleep Medicine.

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...

David Shirazi Orofacial, Sleep Breathing and Functional Orthodontics Expertise

THOUSAND OAKS, California
Dentist, Pain Management - Medicine - Orofacial Pain, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Functional Orthodontics, Acupuncture, Cranio Mandibular Orthopedics, Head, Face, Neck Pain, Chronic Pain, sleep disordered breathing
In addition to clinical practice and research since 2000 as a dentist with emphasis on orofacial pain and sleep disordered breathing, I have been practicing acupuncture since 2006.

Phillip Nye, MD 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 double board certified in both sleep medicine and anesthesia with the American Board of Anesthesiology. He became a sleep medicine specialist after witnessing various complications associated with undiagnosed/untreated sleep apnea in patients undergoing elective surgeries. He has an interest day-time sleepiness, (hypersomnia, common in patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea) which can delay cognitive function and result in slow motor response time. As an anesthesiologist he is also a strong proponent for opioid sparing and regional anesthesia techniques. Dr. Nye completed an ACGME accredited fellowship training program in sleep medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is trained to diagnose and treat all sleep disorders in both adults and children. He is the Founder and medical director of Anesthesia & Sleep Medicine Services of Florida. He has been in private practice for the past 16 years. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiol...

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.

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. Undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. Medical Education at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. I have been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing both inpatient and outpatients. I have also been teaching medical students and residents. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina 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, Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer, Black Lung, Occupational Lung Disease, Asthma, Sleep Medicine, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, Commercial Driver's License, Motor Vehicle Accident
Board Certified: Internal Medicine - ABIM Pulmonary Disease - ABIM Critical Care Medicine - ABIM Sleep Medicine - ABSM

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...

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Difficult airway, drug interactions, hypotension, positioning, OR fires, nerve injury, intubation, recovery room, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, central venous catheter, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, intraoperative code, obstructive sleep apnea
Award-winning anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Fellowship trained. 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.

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