Orthopedic Expert Witnesses

Orthopedic 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 orthopedic. The orthopedic expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Legal Nurse Consulting, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, and Podiatry.

John Foley, MD, FAAOS JVFoley MD PLLC

California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Orthopedic Surgery, orthopedic, Board-certified, Orthopedic non-surgical, Sports medicine, Arm, Hand, Elbow, Shoulder, Neck, Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, arthroscopy, fracture, Joint replacement, Independent medical examination,
• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery • Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS) • Graduate: Harvard Orthopedic Training Program • Chief Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital • Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained • Associate Clinical Professor – University of Nevada Reno (UNR) • California Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) • Harvard College Graduate • President: Truckee Surgery Center (2010-2019) • California and Nevada License California location is Truckee/Lake Tahoe region IME services in Reno/ Carson City, Truckee/Lake Tahoe region

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, critical medications, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, DME, ESI
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric, and psychiatric populations), COVID-19 patients and their care (including implementation of proper personal protective equipment (PPE), swabbing, and medication administration), escalation of changes to patient condition, critical results (such as lab values) and relaying relevant lab results to provider, genitourinary patients (including Foley catheter protocol/insertion/c...

BRUCE E WILLIAMS, D.P.M Breakthrough Sports Performance, LLC

ELMWOOD PARK, Illinois
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Clinical Gait Analysis, In-Shoe Pressure Analysis, Video Analysis, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Foot Injury, Foot Ankle Malpractice, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Hammertoe, Bunion, Lower Limb Injury, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Foot Ankle Injury, Gait Abnormality, Back Hip Knee Pain
Dr Williams is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, and has been in practice for 31 years providing state of the art Foot and Ankle surgical and conservative care. He provides regular care for professional and high level collegiate athletes both individually and at the team level. Dr Williams has 23+ years of experience providing gait and video analysis for patient's suffering from foot, ankle, knee, hip and low back pain issues that are primarily caused by and exacerbated by poor foot function. This experience has benefitted many of Dr Williams legal personal injury clients, helping to secure a $6 million dollar settlement in one case, and significant increases in settlements for all of the other cases he has consulted on. Dr Williams and Breakthrough Sports Performance provide legal consultation, expert witness, IME and Gait analysis for personal injury, worker’s compensation, and malpractice cases. Providing thorough physical examin...

Michael S. Nirenberg, D.P.M. Clinical and Forensic Podiatrist

Crown Point, Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatrist, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Forensic Podiatry, Foot Injury, Foot Doctor Malpractice, Foot Surgery Malpractice, Podiatry, Footprint, Foot, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Bunion, Podiatrist Malpractice, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Gait, Gait analysis, Footwear
Dr. Nirenberg is a clinical and forensic podiatrist. This skill-set provides for sharp insight into foot or ankle injury, malpractice or crime-scene evidence (footprints, footwear and gait) in civil and forensic matters. Trial (and Daubert) successfully tested, Dr. Nirenberg has over 30 years of podiatry experience and provides expert witness case review in: • Podiatry/podiatrist malpractice, including blood clot, CRPS, nerve injury, arthroscopic surgery, diabetes, and amputation • Orthopedic Surgeon foot or ankle malpractice • Nurse or emergency room foot or ankle malpractice • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice • Foot/ankle injury cases, including slips and falls • Workers compensation foot/ankle accidents • Product liability foot/ankle injury claims, patent dispute, cold therapy injury • Forensic Podiatry analysis of foot evidence at crime scenes, such as footprints, footwear, human remains or the gait of a criminal caught on video (forensic gait analysis) • Fo...

BRUCE E WILLIAMS, D.P.M Breakthrough Sports Performance, LLC

Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Clinical Gait Analysis, In-Shoe Pressure Analysis, Video Analysis, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Foot Injury, Foot Ankle Malpractice, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Hammertoe, Bunion, Lower Limb Injury, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Foot Ankle Injury, Gait Abnormality, Back Hip Knee Pain
Dr Williams is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, and has been in practice for 31 years providing state of the art Foot and Ankle surgical and conservative care. He provides regular care for professional and high level collegiate athletes both individually and at the team level. Dr Williams has 23+ years of experience providing gait and video analysis for patient's suffering from foot, ankle, knee, hip and low back pain issues that are primarily caused by and exacerbated by poor foot function. This experience has benefitted many of Dr Williams legal personal injury clients, helping to secure a $6 million dollar settlement in one case, and significant increases in settlements for all of the other cases he has consulted on. Dr Williams and Breakthrough Sports Performance provide legal consultation, expert witness, IME and Gait analysis for personal injury, worker’s compensation, and malpractice cases. Providing thorough physical examin...

Julie Rogers, MD, PhD, MA, D.ABA Expert Anesthesia, LLC

Duluth, Minnesota
Anesthesiology - trauma, orthopedic, regional, epidural, obstetric, ENT, neuro, pediatric, endoscopy, MRI, infection, fire, general anesthesia, outpatient, airway, ECT, ethics, consent, capacity, rural medicine, difficult airway, stroke, STEMI, ICU, nerve injury, acute pain, aspiration, awareness, cardiac arrest
Mayo Clinic educated and trained, Julie Rogers is a board certified anesthesiologist in her third year of private practice at a community hospital. She is an expert in obstetric, ENT, pediatric, ambulatory, orthopedic, cardiothoracic, plastic, neurosurgical, vascular, regional and monitored anesthesia care (MAC) anesthesia. Her current anesthesia practice is diverse, including all of these disciplines. She also teaches airway management to medical residents. Her background includes a PhD in science/pharmacology and a MA in ethics, which substantially deepen her expertise in anesthesiology. Her PhD work involved studying the mechanisms of drug molecules, which is integral to understanding anesthesiology. Her ethics specialties include informed consent, capacity determination and patient advocacy. She has published several peer reviewed papers as well as developed and taught courses in these areas. She has won awards for her many presentations. She has extensive writing ...

John Foley, MD, FAAOS JVFoley MD PLLC

Reno, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Orthopedic Surgery, orthopedic, Board-certified, Orthopedic non-surgical, Sports medicine, Arm, Hand, Elbow, Shoulder, Neck, Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, arthroscopy, fracture, Joint replacement, Independent medical examination,
• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery • Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS) • Graduate: Harvard Orthopedic Training Program • Chief Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital • Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained • Associate Clinical Professor – University of Nevada Reno (UNR) • California Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) • Harvard College Graduate • President: Truckee Surgery Center (2010-2019) • California and Nevada License California location is Truckee/Lake Tahoe region IME services in Reno/ Carson City, Truckee/Lake Tahoe region

Jonathan Mazer, MD

Montclair, New Jersey
Anesthesiology - General Anesthesia, Sedation, Regional Nerve Block, Spinal, Epidural, Thoracic, Orthopedic, Obstetrics, Vascular, Endoscopy, Urology, Gynecology, Spine, Brain, Neurosurgery, Airway, Intubation, Interventional Radiology, Ambulatory, Ophthalmology, ENT/Otolaryngology, Plastics, PACU
Harvard-Trained. Board Certified in Anesthesiology. Previous case review experience. Published on neuraxial anesthesia. Presentation at a national conference on ambulatory anesthesia. Multiple poster presentations. Graduated from medical school with a distinction in research. Currently in private practice performing a wide variety of anesthetic cases (General Anesthesia, Sedation, Regional/Nerve Blocks, Spinal, Epidural, Thoracic, Orthopedic, Obstetrics, Vascular, Endoscopy, Urology, Gynecology, Spine, Brain, Neurosurgery, Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Ambulatory, Ophthalmology, ENT/Otolaryngology, Plastics, Adult, Pediatric, Out of OR). Both efficient and thorough with case review.

James Kemmler, MD

Celina, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic, orthopaedic, trauma, total joints, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, revisions, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, hand and wrist reconstruction, arthroscopic sports reconstruction
I have spent over 13 years performing KePRO Medicare/Tricare/Medicaid standard of care reviews and have also been involved with BWC/Sheakley standard of care and care utilization evaluations for a number of years. I have also performed case and care reviews, in addition to performing depositions as necessary, for accident, medical malpractice, and BWC cases throughout my orthopaedic career. IME’s have also been an ongoing part of my practice. These reviews and involvements have transitioned into the development of my consulting business; James Kemmler, MD Consulting, LLC. I have been practicing orthopaedic surgery now for approximately 25 years. My practice is global, encompassing all ages from infants to the elderly. I cover all aspects of trauma; all total joints, including shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, including revisions as well as reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; hand and wrist reconstruction; all arthroscopic sports reconstruction, elbow, shoulder, knee, wrist...