Opioids Expert Witnesses

Opioids 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 opioids. The opioids expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Environmental, Family Medicine, Hand Surgery, Insurance, Long Term Care, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology, and Pharmacist.

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Alabama
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

San Francisco, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - medication safety, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dispensing, toxicity, anticoagulation, emergency medicine, drug patent, drug labeling, drug administration, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy operations, opioids, adverse drug events, critical care, intensive care unit, resuscitation, clinical trials
Dr. Zlatan Coralic is a full-time practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He is also a Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy and in the Department of Emergency Medicine where he provides didactic and experiential training to pharmacy and medical students and residents. Dr. Coralic has published numerous peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. His research focuses on medication safety and efficacy and he has been involved in large multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Coralic is a frequently invited speaker at medical and pharmacy conferences. Dr. Coralic’s most recent expert witness work has been at the state and federal levels. He has provided reviews, opinions, depositions, and testimony in areas of standards of pharmacy care, medication safety, adverse drug events, and patent infringement.

Jordan L. Newmark, MD, QME E&S Newmark Consulting | Stanford University School of Medicine

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, workers' compensation, disability, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education, qualified medical evaluation, QME, independent medical evaluation, IME
Dr. Newmark is an ABA, double board certified, Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine Physician. He is President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. He remains as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University. He has authored multiple journal articles, book chapters, and maintains an active simulation based pain and research program at Stanford University. Dr. Newmark has over 10 years of expert witness and medicolegal experience. Dr. Newmark won numerous awards from the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Stanford University and Alameda Health System. Dr. Newmark is the former Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System, as well as the former Medical Director for Pain Management and Functional Restoration at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark'...

Jessica Oswald, MD MPH

Oceanside, California
Emergency Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine - Medical legal expert pain medicine, Fluoroscopy guided procedures, Regional Nerve Blocks, Addiction , Medical Legal Expert in Emergency Medicine, Opioids, Ultrasound Guided procedures
If you're looking for a highly qualified expert witness or consultant in the field of pain or emergency medicine, look no further than Dr. Jessica Oswald. As one of the only double board-certified physicians in Emergency Medicine and Pain Medicine in the country, Dr. Oswald brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every case she reviews. Dr. Oswald specializes in ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopy- guided procedures, making her an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain. Her extensive experience in these areas allows her to provide valuable insights and opinions in cases related to pain management and medication prescriptions. With Dr. Oswald's expertise and attention to detail, legal cases are in good hands. Whether you need an expert witness for a trial or a consultant to review a case, Dr. Oswald is the ideal choice for all your medico-legal needs. Contact her today to schedule a consultation and see how she can help you achieve a successful outcome...

Mario F. San Bartolome, MD, MBA, MRO, FASAM Arete Health

Roseville, California
Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine - Opioids, opiate, methamphetamine, overdose, alcohol, hallucinogens, cocaine, cannabis, club, drugs, illicit, drug rehabilitation, utilization management, drug policy, alcohol and drug treatment, drug intoxication, drug withdrawal, detoxification, drug testing appropriateness, pain
Dr. San Bartolome is board certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He has extensive experience as a medical director at all levels of care in addiction treatment including detoxification. As a medical director, Dr. San Bartolome has been involved in policy making, setting protocols, utilization management and direct patient care in addiction medicine. Due to the nature of addiction, Dr. San Bartolome is experienced in pain management, mental health and use of psychotropic medications, and in other co-morbidities involving addiction. Dr. San Bartolome is a national expert, serving on committees for the American Society of Addiction Medicine and on the board of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. His experience in addiction medicine spans settings like hospitals, psychiatric units, emergency departments, outpatient clinics and as an administrative medical director of substance use disorders for a large health plan. In all of these settings and at various medical...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Vania E Fernandez, MD VANIA E FERNANDEZ, MD LLC

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Injury, Trauma, Accident, Interventional Pain, Anesthesia, Surgery, Back Fracture, Pain, Pain Medicine, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Opioids, Narcotics, Prescriptions, Drug Tests, Malpractice, Ethics, Safety, Recovery, Addiction, Procedures, Epidurals, Injections, MRIs, X-rays, Spine, Sedation, Outpatient
EDUCATION 2017– 2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy 10/2016– 05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida Broward County Medical Association Representative Inaugural Class Current Chair and Executive Board Member 08/2008– 08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Chief Fellow in Interventional Pain Management • Research Award Recipient 06/2005–07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Resident in Anesthesiology 06/2004–06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Intern in Anesthesiology 08/2000–05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction 08/1991 – 05/1995 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology 08/1987–06/1991 Dade Christian High School ...

Alexandra Funk, PharmD, DABAT Funk Rothstein Toxicology Consulting

Tampa, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Postmortem toxicology, overdose, poisoning, drugs of abuse, opioids, street drugs, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, medication errors, ethanol, alcohol, DUI, marijuana, breastmilk drug transfer
Dr. Alexandra Funk is a board certified clinical toxicologist and licensed pharmacist with experience in toxicology, poison center management, pharmacology, emergency medicine, and hospital pharmacy practice. Dr. Funk regularly consults on toxicology cases in the state of Florida involving drugs of abuse, prescription medications, and over-the-counter medications in persons of all ages. Dr. Funk provides educational opportunities for both healthcare professionals and the lay public. Dr. Funk is actively involved as a member and in leadership roles within the organizations of American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, America's Poison Centers, and American Board of Applied Toxicology.

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA

Florida
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Airway, Aspiration, Awareness, Burn, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Laser, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Paralytics, Pharmacology, Positioning. Propofol, Transgender
KNOWLEDGE, IMPARTIALITY, OBJECTIVITY, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND ETHICAL STANDARDS CRNA Expert Consultation Services is a consulting and testifying expert witness service specializing in the standards of care of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)/Nurse Anesthesiologist. A graduate level education with forty years of healthcare experience allows the expert to explain the issues and facts relevant to your case and through testimony assist the court with understanding complex technical or scientific issues. 1) 21 years as a board-certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of intensive care unit (ICU) critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Adjunct faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for anesthesia conference companies with national and international destinations. 5) Licenses ( Alphabetical Order): Arizona; Arkansas; California; F...

Sudheer Potru, DO, FASA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, alcohol, alcohol use disorder, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the substance use disorder patient in the perioperative period; he sits on and is an active contributor to numerous national anesthesia/pain committees and working groups. Dr. Potru has given invited at multiple national conferences, including that of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine, as well as multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as Vanderbilt, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and others. He has ...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

Leon M Gussow, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Alcohol, Poisoning, opiates, opioids, Marijuana, Overdose, Cannabinoids, cannabis, intoxication, Drug Screening, Dram Shop, Drug Testing, Carbon Monoxide
Over 20 years experience providing consultation and expert witness testimony in cases involving topics including alcohol, marijuana, carbon monoxide, adverse drug effects, drug tests, and urine drug screens. Extensive teaching experience with the Toxikon Consortium Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program in Chicago. Fellow, American College of Medical Toxicology; Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine; Medical Consultant, Illinois Poison Control Center; Peer Reviewer, Clinical Toxicology; Peer Reviewer, Journal of Medical Toxicology; Peer Review, Emergency Medicine Journal; Peer Reviewer, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.

James P Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM Murphy Pain Center

Louisville, Kentucky
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Chronic pain, Pain Management, addiction, opioids, substance abuse, Suboxone, MAT, MOUD, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana, standards, harm reduction, anesthesiology, interventional pain, naloxone, overdose, preventive medicine, medical necessity
James Patrick Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM is a nationally recognized physician leader and expert in Pain Management, Addiction Medicine and controlled substances prescribing. He is the Immediate Past President of the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine and is the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s representative on the influential American Medical Association Substance Use & Pain Care Task Force. Dr. Murphy is also the Southeastern United States Regional Director (Region X) for the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Murphy is founder & CEO of Murphy Pain Center, located in New Albany, Indiana. Additionally, he teaches medical students, residents, and colleagues in his volunteer role as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy is a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and currently serves on the board of directors of the Greater Louisville Medical Society Foundation. He also volunteers as the C...

Daniel Mickool, R.Ph, M.S., Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, Joint Commission standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, carcinogenic drugs, falls, pharmacology/toxicology.
I am a practicing pharmacist, educator, researcher, and have been an invited speaker nationally and internationally in medical education, pharmacy practice and interprofessional collaboration. I am a contributing author to the Quatar Declaration commissioned by the WHO. I serve on the board of the Maine Pharmacy Association and I am a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association. I have 34 years experience in my field, and hold academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and Husson University. I enjoy teaching in the classroom, the hospital and medical clinic settings where I provide expert drug information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. I am an active member in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and have been an invited conference speaker at STFM. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and poster presentations at pharmacy and medical conferences nationally and internationally. As a Pharmac...

Michael B. Jacobs, MD, MPH

Potomac, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulator, SCS, DRG, PNS, Pain Pump, Epidural, Radiofrequency, PRP, Stem Cells, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Nerve Injury, Post-Operative Pain, Work Injury, Opioids, Buprenorphine, Medical Marijuana, Causation, Impairment
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine. He served over 20 years as a Navy physician, including roles as director of Pain Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and specialty consultant to the Navy Surgeon General and White House. He now practices as an Interventional Pain Management physician and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs has served on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, published numerous articles, and lectured at national conferences. Dr. Jacobs has an active clinical practice, including the management of complex chronic pain conditions, such as failed back surgery syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-surgical pain (e.g hernia, joint replacement, nerve injury), and chronic joint, neck, and back pain. He performs advance...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm, nursing home, opioids
Background: Dr. Kella is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who practices in the D.C area. In his eighteen years of practice, he has worked both clinically and as a hospital executive in large hospital systems. He currently practices in the Washington, D.C. area. Experience in hospital administration reviewing standards of care and implementing numerous quality of care and utilization programs. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, and highly experienced expert witness, having reviewed over 200 cases and having testified in 4 depositions in the past 3 years. Retained in federal, criminal, and civil cases. Education/Training: University of Michigan (B.S.) University of Toledo (M.D.) Johns Hopkins University (MBA) Specialty: Emergency Medicine Areas of focus: Emergency Medicine Sepsis Wound care Cardiovascular Disease Infectious Diseases Stroke Hospital/Healthcare Administration Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Nursing Home Negligence COVID Fraud/Abu...

Professor Kristen E. Rawlett, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, CNE KER Healthcare Consulting

Bel Air, Maryland
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Kidney Failure, Colon & Rectal Cancers, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioids, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Influenza, Pericarditis, Nursing Education, Deep Vein Thrombosis
As a Family Nurse Practitioner thought leader and Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP), a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) with an active clinical practice, I have the skills, knowledge and experience to provide excellent expert witness services. I am an Associate Professor who teaches Nurse Practitioner students and develops nursing curriculum across programs and a highly regarded Nursing expert in primary care. Case experience includes: Substance use, Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Fetal Death, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioid Use, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes & Standards of Care. Expert witness experience includes over 40 case reviews as well as deposition and trial testimony. I have been been a Registered Nurse for 28 years and has multiple peer-reviewed publications along with research & educa...

Tom Simopoulos, M.D., M.A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Southborough, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - opioids, spinal cord stimulator, radiofrequency procedures, spinal injections, complex regional pain syndrome, Persistent pain after injuries, interventional pain, criminal, fraud, CRPS, ablations, nerve injury, chronic pain, failed back surgery, over dose, personal injury, RSD, disc herniation
Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, MA, is a Harvard trained and faculty pain management specialist at the Arnold Pain Management Center and an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an Associate Professor in Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School. He has multiple teaching awards by fellows in training and recognized as "Top Doctor" in the Boston area since 2017. Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed his postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Dr. Simopoulos holds a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology with a Pain Medicine subspecialty. Dr. Simopoulos has strong clinical interests that include radiofrequency technology, intradiscal therapies and e...

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Chesterfield, Missouri
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

Craig R. Brown

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Insurance, Environmental - Bad Faith, Liability Insurance, Reinsurance, D&O, Claims Made and Occurrence Policies, Runoff, Insurance Fraud, Workers Compensation, Risk Management, Claims Adjusting, Opioids, Construction Defect, Asbestos, Talc, Glyphosate, Sports Injury, Sexual Abuse, Lead Paint, Mold, MTBE, Implants, Silica.
As in-house counsel at a third-party administrator testified numerous times as a fact witness and designated PMK regarding insurance and reinsurance issues. In 2021, testified as expert in successful multi-million dollar D&O arbitration and worked as independent consultant to runoff investors. Formerly Vice President of seven insurance companies. Over the past 36 years, litigated or arbitrated insurance, reinsurance and/or bad faith in over 30 states and four countries. Partner in two prominent national law firms representing various insurers and reinsurers as national counsel. Presented at numerous seminars in US and UK put on by DRI, Perrin, PLRB/LIRB. AIRROC, American Conference Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, Practicing Law Institute, Mealey's, CPCU Society, and home builders' associations regarding insurance, reinsurance, torts and related issues.

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Airway, Aspiration, Awareness, Burn, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Laser, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Paralytics, Pharmacology, Positioning. Propofol, Transgender
KNOWLEDGE, IMPARTIALITY, OBJECTIVITY, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND ETHICAL STANDARDS CRNA Expert Consultation Services is a consulting and testifying expert witness service specializing in the standards of care of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)/Nurse Anesthesiologist. A graduate level education with forty years of healthcare experience allows the expert to explain the issues and facts relevant to your case and through testimony assist the court with understanding complex technical or scientific issues. 1) 21 years as a board-certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of intensive care unit (ICU) critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Adjunct faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for anesthesia conference companies with national and international destinations. 5) Licenses ( Alphabetical Order): Arizona; Arkansas; California; F...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Joel Lane Kent, MD University of Rochester

Victor, New York
Pain Management - Medicine - Opioids, Buprenorphine, Interventional , Nerve blocks, Palliative care, Opioid, Morphine, CRPS, Epidural injections, Spinal hematoma, Narcotic, Methadone, Spinal cord stimulation, Overdose, hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, Intrathecal drug delivery, RSD, Nerve injury
Primary area of expertise: Pain Medicine Expert consulting experience: • Authored over 50 expert case reports • Participated in over 25 depositions • Testimony experience in civil trials and professional hearings • Provides litigation support and expert testimony in plaintiff and defense cases Professional experience: • Over 25 years of experience in Pain Medicine • Triple Board Certified • Practice Director of University Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Practices from 1998 to 2017 • Program Director of a Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Fellowship Training Programs from 1998 to 2015 • Professor of Anesthesiology, Palliative Care, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Rochester School of Medicine • Lectures extensively and published Profile: Dr. Kent is an expert in all realms of Pain Medicine and has focused expertise in the prescribing and oversight of opioid analgesics. His specialties include acute and chronic pain management, opioid analgesics, inte...

Stephen A Vitkun, MD, AM, MBA, PhD State University of New York at Stony Brook

Stony Brook, New York
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Research, Institutional Review Board, IRB, Business, Administration, Anesthesia Technology, Accreditation, ACLS, BLS, Paramedic Education, Dental Anesthesia, Quality Assurance, Airway Management/Intubation, Pre-Operative Evaluation, Difficult Airway, Sedation, Opioids, Hypoxia, General Anes
Clinical Research Institutional Review Board, IRB Business, Administration Anesthesia Technology Accreditation ACLS, BLS Paramedic Education Dental Anesthesia Airway Management/Intubation Pre-Operative Evaluation Quality Assurance Difficult Airway Sedation Opioids Hypoxia General Anesthesia

Nicole Morris, MSN, NP-C Med Legal Pro LLC

Defiance, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management - Medicine - neck pain, back pain, chronic pain, nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, joint injections, trigger point injections, spinal injections, opioids, opioid overdose, pain medications, post-operative pain, epidural steroid injection, ESI, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS
Pain management nurse practitioner in active clinical practice. Former clinical instructor. Extensive experience treating chronic neck and back pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis.

Asif Ilyas, MD,MBA,FACS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - vaccine injury, nerve damage/compression, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, brachial plexus, opioids, narcotics, pill mills, trauma, fractures, compartment syndrome, amputation, scarring, arthritis, infection, MRSA, trigger finger, tendonitis, epicondylitis, medical device design, causation, disability
Thought leader, prolific researcher, and dedicated educator. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Active clinical practice at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia focusing on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and nerve injuries. Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Temple University Hospital and his Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard Fellow. Holds the rank of Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University. Serves as the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship Program Director as well at Jefferson. Previously served as an Assistant Professor at the Temple University Hospital and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Medical School. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being annually recognized by Castle & Connolly Top Doctors for Philadelphia. Received multiple teaching ...

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Airway, Aspiration, Awareness, Burn, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Laser, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Paralytics, Pharmacology, Positioning. Propofol, Transgender
KNOWLEDGE, IMPARTIALITY, OBJECTIVITY, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND ETHICAL STANDARDS CRNA Expert Consultation Services is a consulting and testifying expert witness service specializing in the standards of care of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)/Nurse Anesthesiologist. A graduate level education with forty years of healthcare experience allows the expert to explain the issues and facts relevant to your case and through testimony assist the court with understanding complex technical or scientific issues. 1) 21 years as a board-certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of intensive care unit (ICU) critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Adjunct faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for anesthesia conference companies with national and international destinations. 5) Licenses ( Alphabetical Order): Arizona; Arkansas; California; F...

Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT Acri Muller Consulting, LLC

Aston, Pennsylvania
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - opioids, carbon monoxide, marijuana, cannabis, impairment, DUI, drugs, medication errors, overdose, postmortem toxicology, toxicity, medications, drug testing, adverse event, dietary supplement, kratom, fentanyl, oxycodone, lithium, delta-9
Board-certified toxicologist. Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Registered pharmacist. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. Two decades as a clinical toxicologist and managing director at the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Expert witness experience has involved cases related to alcohol, drugs of abuse (ie, opioids, marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, cocaine), carbon monoxide, medication errors, and postmortem toxicology. Extensive teaching experience including as faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Richard M Sobel, MD Sidney Kimmel Medical School, Thomas Jefferson University

Media, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Kenneth T. Sykes, MD, PhD Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint Cinic, a division of Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

Spring Hill , Tennessee
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Interventional Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Back and Neck Pain, Facet Blocks, Epidurals, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Intrathecal Pumps, Radiofrequency, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions, Opioids, CRPS, Sedation by non-anesthesiology practitioner
Double-board certified by the ABA in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine in full clinical practice. Dr. Kenneth Sykes, MD PhD is a fellowship-trained interventional pain anesthesiologist who treats both acute and chronic pain conditions, specializing in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. He is also an expert in other areas of general anesthesiology including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, same day surgery, and regional (nerve block) anesthesia. He completed a family medicine internship at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, then went on to complete a residency in anesthesiology and a pain management fellowship at the prestigious Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Sykes brings a unique comprehensive perspective to anesthesiology and pain medicine as his training involved extensive scientific investigation of the underlying mechanis...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Arvind Chandrakantan, MD, MBA, FAAP Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesia, Neonatal Anesthesia, PDNV, HCM, Healthcare IT, PONV, Pediatric Research, Patient Safety, PALS, CPR, Sleep Apnea, Opioids
Arvind Chandrakantan, MD, MBA, FAAP is a board certified Anesthesiologist, subspecialty board certified Pediatric Anesthesiologist, at Texas Children's Medical Center. Arvind currently holds the title of Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics. I have trained at some of the top children's hospitals in the country (Cincinnati, Miami, TCH, Dallas). I stay on top of current practice through educational and clinical initiatives. I am happy to provide an objective, structured analysis of any cases you bring to me. I don't have an inclination towards a particular side- I see my role is to provide you a fair assessment for the fee you pay to me.

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA

Texas
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Airway, Aspiration, Awareness, Burn, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Laser, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Paralytics, Pharmacology, Positioning. Propofol, Transgender
KNOWLEDGE, IMPARTIALITY, OBJECTIVITY, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND ETHICAL STANDARDS CRNA Expert Consultation Services is a consulting and testifying expert witness service specializing in the standards of care of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)/Nurse Anesthesiologist. A graduate level education with forty years of healthcare experience allows the expert to explain the issues and facts relevant to your case and through testimony assist the court with understanding complex technical or scientific issues. 1) 21 years as a board-certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of intensive care unit (ICU) critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Adjunct faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for anesthesia conference companies with national and international destinations. 5) Licenses ( Alphabetical Order): Arizona; Arkansas; California; F...

Edrick E Lopez, MD, JD DFW Interventional Pain Institute

Irving, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Dr Edrick Lopez is a Harvard-trained double-board certified bilingual expert with a legal background. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Management. In addition Dr Lopez graduated magna cum laude from law school. He has published articles related to SI joint pain, spinal stenosis, epidural steroid injections, and chronic pain among others.

Robert John Nocerini, MD, MHSA Northstar Joint and Spine

Plano, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Triple Board-Certified Pain Physician in active clinical practice. Boarded in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced expert witness and life care planner – has testified at over 50 depositions and multiple trials.

Jennifer E Souders, MD Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...

Justin B Boge, DO, DABA, MHA, MS, BS Chamuel, LLC

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Nerve epidural joint injections, quality assurance, risk management, ketamine, cannabis, marijuana, opioids, rhizotomy, radio frequency ablation, Chronic Pain, postoperative pain, Spinal Cord stimulator, pain pump, CRPS/RSD, interventional medical management, injury, infection, paralysis, death
Award winning teacher and lecturer, double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesia (ABA). Dr. Boge received a Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), medical school scholarship from the US Air Force (1996-2000). Dr. Boge has worked in Risk Management and Quality Assurance as an Active Duty Pain and Anesthesia physician with the US Air Force. Dr. Boge also served as an Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (2006 to 2016). Dr. Boge has over 23 years of experience reviewing medical records and practicing pain and anesthesia medicine. Dr. Boge has experience in report writing, deposition and courtroom testimony. Dr. Boge recently completed a master’s in health care administration (MHA) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (December 2021), utilizing his veteran Post 9-11 scholarship. He answers phone calls/emails promptly and is respectful of deadli...