Opioid Overdose Expert Witnesses

Opioid overdose 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 opioid overdose. The opioid overdose expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Toxicology.

Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Pill Mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Opioid Overdose, Radiofrequency Ablation, Medical Necessity, Medical Billing, Independent Medical Examination, IME, spinal cord injury, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, fraud, platelet rich plasma
Double-board certified physician (physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine). Full-time clinical practice. Assistant professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner – has reviewed over one hundred cases and testified at deposition on numerous occasions.

Susan M Skolly-Danziger, PharmD, MS, CPh, DABAT Psychiatric Affiliates, PA

Maitland, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacist - DUI Alcohol or Drugs, Drugs of Abuse Testing, Effects of Drugs on Behavior, Illicit Drug Synthesis, Drug/Drug Interactions, Poisoning, Medication Errors, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Hospital-Related Medication Errors, Adverse Effects of Drugs, Forensic Toxicology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology
· Dr. Skolly-Danziger is a Florida Consultant Pharmacist. A consultant pharmacist is a medication therapy management expert, who advises on the use of medications for patients in a variety of settings such as nursing homes, hospitals and outpatient clinics. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger is an expert in the field of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology. She has been qualified by Circuit and Federal Judges in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Oklahoma to provide opinions to the Court and juries from misdemeanor to death penalty cases in the areas of Pharmacy, Pharmacology, and Toxicology. She has been qualified as an expert in toxicology in both Criminal and Civil matters. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger has been qualified as an expert in Toxicology in both Criminal and Civil cases involving opioid-related deaths. · Dr. Skolly currently provides standard of care reviews concerning matters in both retail and hospital pharmacy practice on behalf of the Florida Department of Health.

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Daniel Southren, MD, MBA

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Utilization, Disability, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Anesthesiology
Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He works in clinical development for a biotechnology company and maintains his anesthesia practice at a number of Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Southren completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School and his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Michigan. He completed his M.D. and M.B.A. at Columbia University in New York City. His clinical expertise is in the treatment of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses, and the practice of general anesthesiology. His ability to distill complex medical issues into coherent and accessible language has been at the core of his success as an educator, clinician and consultant. EXPERTISE: Interven...

John S. Schultz, MD Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC

Saline, Michigan
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain Management, Epidural Injections, Radiofrequency, Neurotomy, Interventional Spine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Pain, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Nerve Injuries, Injection Injuries
Dr. Schultz completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, where he also served as Chief Resident. He then joined the faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, achieving the rank of Associate Professor and remained there until 2008. He served as Chief of the University of Michigan Spine Program and the Program Director of the Interventional Spine Program and ACGME accredited Pain Fellowships. He also won several teaching awards. He is now in private practice at Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Dr. Schultz is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, North American Spine Society and Spine Intervention Society. He has authored numerous articl...

Kai Sturmann, MD

Massapequa, New York
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, airway management, trauma, personal injury, workplace injury, pain control, analgesia, toxicology, alcohol, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, opioids, opioid overdose, opioid addiction / dependence, opioid withdrawal, inter-facility patient transfer
EM residency trained and ABEM Certified. 30+ years full-time clinical and academic Emergency Medicine practice. Former EM residency Program Director (Mount Sinai / Beth Israel / Albert Einstein, NYC). Former Chairman / Director of high volume / high acuity emergency departments (NYC and Long Island). 30+ years experience/service in medico-legal consultation.