Orthopedic Injuries Expert Witnesses

Orthopedic injuries 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 injuries. The orthopedic injuries expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Life Care Planning, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Santo Steve BiFulco, MD, CLCP BiFulco Medical Group

Tampa, Florida
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Damages. Certified Life Care Planner. Testifying & Treating MD on matters involving future care, permanency, causation, and life expectancy for defense and plaintiff firms. Brain Injuries from mTBI to severe, Amputations, Burns, Multi-Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Chronic Pain.
Dr. BiFulco is a licensed physician in the State of Florida & New York; Dr. BiFulco holds specialty training & certifications in Interventional Pain Management, Radio-Frequency, & Intra-Discal Therapies. Dr. BiFulco is licensed by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe. Dr. BiFulco is a Board-Certified Physician Life Care Planner. Dr. BiFulco’s professional career includes decades of clinical practice, treating over 100 thousand patients with all manners of acute, chronic, & catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Dr. BiFulco has occupied numerous medical directorships and medically-oriented advisorship positions. As a medical doctor/entrepreneur, Dr. BiFulco founded and managed successful clinical practices and medical centers. Dr. BiFulco’s professional associations include the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, the International Association for...

David L Pick, MD

Weston, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Family Medicine - Urgent Care Standard of Care, Urgent Care Malpractice, Nurse Practitioner Supervision, Physician Assistant Supervision, Wrongful Death, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Headaches, Fractures,Orthopedic injuries, Foreign Bodies, Infections, Pediatrics,urgent care medicine
Dr. Pick received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.In addition he is board certified in Urgent Care Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Pick has practiced urgent care medicine for over twenty years. He is a founding member of the Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine and a founding board member of the Urgent Care College of Physicians.

Faissal Zahrawi, MD Celebration Minimally Invasive Spine Institute

Orlando, Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - spine injuries, Orthopedic Injuries, Work related injuries, Disabilities, IME, CME.
Extensive experience in all aspects of spinal care. Board certified in Orthopedics and Spinal Surgery. Having practiced General Orthopedics in the first 25 years of my carrier put me in a position to testify on associated orthopedic injuries in addition to the spinal one. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Orthopedic Board, North American Spinal Surgeons (NASS), Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons (SMISS), International Study for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (ISSAS) and many others. Assistant Professor Orthopedic Surgery UCF.

Rebecca A Hutchings, MD Children's Hospital of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - trauma, appendicitis, sepsis, febrile seizures, EMTALA violations, hospital system errors, orthopedic injuries, special needs children, chronically ill children, resident and student supervision, stroke, heart attack, precipitous deliveries, newborn care, general pediatrics
Dr. Rebecca Hutchings is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Pediatrics (ABP), and has been in full time post residency clinical practice for over 17 years. Dr. Hutchings got her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She then went on to earn her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and then completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hutchings began her career as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Ochsner Hospital and then took an academic position at Tulane Medical Center. She currently holds the title of Director of Medical Education for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (a level II trauma center), supervising students and...

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Clinical Operations
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,

Kristin M Clarkson, DNP, CRNP, RN, CRRN, CNLCP ProMedica Verity Group

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal cord injury, Amputation, Transplantation, Heart failure, Neurodevelopmental disability, Rehabilitation nursing, Spasticity management, Orthopedic injuries, Polytrauma, Advanced practice nursing, Pediatric rehabilitation medicine
Nurse Clarkson has extensive experience providing rehabilitation services for patients across their life span. She worked as a bedside nurse in both adult and pediatric acute care settings. Additionally, she has been employed as a nurse practitioner since 2017, providing rehabilitation management for children and young adults with disabilities. Nurse Clarkson has expertise in cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury, cardiac rehabilitation, transplantation, birth injury, and neurodevelopmental disabilities. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Seton Hall University, master’s in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, and Doctor of Nursing practice from the University of Pittsburgh. Nurse Clarkson is certified as a Nurse Life Care Planner through the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners.

Karla Lacayo, MD

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 14 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.