Overdose Expert Witnesses

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 overdose. The overdose expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Anatomic Pathology, Anesthesiology, Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Forensic Psychiatry, Hospitalist, and Investigation.

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Sylvie Stacy, MD, MPH

Bessemer, Alabama
Addiction Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Carceral medicine, Controlled substances, Deliberate indifference, Detoxification, Drug testing and toxicology, Drug withdrawal, Fentanyl, Intoxication, Jail and prison medicine, Medical marijuana and cannabis, Methadone, Opioid use disorder, Overdose, Substance use and abuse, Utilization managment
Sylvie Stacy, MD, MPH brings over 12 years of experience as a physician, including both direct patient care and administrative work focused on treating the incarcerated population and patients with addictions. She is board certified in Addiction Medicine and in Preventive Medicine & Public Health, both through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. She holds 35 state medical licenses. With over 9 years in correctional medicine, she has served as a corporate-level medical director for two leading providers of correctional healthcare services, offering comprehensive care within prison and jail settings. Beyond correctional settings, she has provided addiction medicine services in various community treatment settings, including SAMHSA-certified opioid treatment programs (OTPs, aka “methadone clinics”), office-based opioid treatment centers, intensive outpatient treatment programs, and via telemedicine. Dr. Stacy is experienced in prescribing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) f...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 20 years of practice in emergency medicine and 18 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

Sarah Burney, LCSW, CEDS-S Burney Therapy Group

Newport Beach, California
Mental Health, Substance Abuse - eating disorder, trauma, PTSD, anorexia, bulimia, obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD, substance abuse, substance use, overdose, treatment, social work, cognitive behavioral therapy, family based treatment, addiction, anxiety, depression, suicide, EMDR, psychology
With over a decade of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist & Supervisor, Sarah Burney is a leading expert in her field. She specializes in treating all types of eating disorders, acute & complex trauma, substance abuse, obsessive compulsive disorder, and depressive / anxiety disorders. Her experience includes providing intensive therapy at inpatient & outpatient treatment centers for eating disorders, mental health, and substance abuse. She is also a former director of one of the nation's largest and leading adult eating disorder treatment center, giving her extensive experience with acute cases and working with a multi-disciplinary team. Sarah has also presented at international conferences and universities, and trained a variety of mental health professionals. Sarah utilizes humanistic and psychoanalytic therapeutic approach, and implements various evidence based therapeutic interventions, including, but not limited to: Cogniti...

Stephen D Chin, MD, FAAEM

Burlingame, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Documentation Analysis, Quality Assurance, Medical Education, Trauma, Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, Overdose
● Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with over 25 years’ clinical experience. ● Over 10 years’ experience training Emergency Medicine physicians at a Level I Trauma Center. ● Current Quality Assurance Consultant for the Medical Board of California. ● Experience in Emergency Medicine Documentation Quality Assurance. ● Instructor for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Course. ● Clinical and Administrative Urgent Care experience including Medication Assisted Treatment. ● Published author in physical child abuse research. ● Award-winning public speaker. ● Experienced in providing expert witness testimony at both deposition and trial.

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Los Angeles, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Akash Desai, MD, FACEP Desai Medical Inc

San Diego, California
Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Myocardial Infarction, Electrocardiography, Diabetic, Torsion, Respiratory Failure, Intubation, Shock, Sepsis, CVC, Biliary, Block, Abscess, EMTALA, Airway, Narcotic Prescription, Seizure, Overdose, Stroke
Board certified emergency medicine physician in active clinical practice in California. The inaugural Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the University of California, San Diego East Campus, performing quality assurance, case review, and teaching for point-of-care ultrasound applications performed hospital-wide. Completed residency training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and fellowship training in Advanced Clinical Bedside Ultrasound at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA. Experience as faculty instructor at national meetings for the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Published author on topics including health care power of attorney and point-of-care emergency ultrasound. Editor of the 2022 American Board of Emergency Medicine EM Model which outlines the official standards-of-training for emergency medicine residencies across the United States. Former Chair and Vice Chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association...

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting. ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, MI, Covid-19, CPR, Ectopic, Psychiatric, 5150, Hemorrhage, Overdose, Sepsis, Shock, Stroke, STEMI,Transfers,Trauma, Pediatrics, ED Standards of Care
Carol Ingalls has 39+ years of experience and expertise in Emergency Nursing and continues to be clinically active. She is a Certified in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. Carol is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. Nurse Ingalls has decades of experience in adult and pediatric emergency nursing in various settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is well versed in current standards of care, policies, procedures and protocols related to nursing care in the ED. Carol also functions as a preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, and nursing students in the clinical setting. Carol has excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interpret and convey complex issues. She is detail-oriented, dependable, efficient and ...

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...

Ken Starr, MD FASAM ABAM ABEM Ken Starr MD Wellness Group

Arroyo Grande, California
Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Addiction Medicine, Medication Assisted Treatment, Vivitrol, Buprenorphine, Medical Detox, Opiate and Alcohol Detoxification, Emergency Medicine, Drug Withdrawal Management, Medical Direction Substance Abuse Recovery, Overdose
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I'm an experienced expert on MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) with buprenorphine, suboxone, naltrexone, and Vivitrol. Personable, friendly, and extremely capable of explaining complex topics in easy-to-understand ways. Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at California Northstate University. Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Claire M Young, BSN, RN, PHN, CEN Young Legal Nurse Consultant, LLC

Hemet, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room Nurse, Emergency Department, ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Pediatric ER Nursing, Legal Nurse Consultant, Trauma, Critical Care Transport, Emergency Department Standards of Care, ED Medical Records, Sepsis, Overdose, Hemorrhage, Stroke, STEMI, Triage CPR
Claire Young has 25 years of experience in Nursing, over 22 years in the Emergency (ED, Trauma, Critical Care) setting, and continues to work in the Emergency Department. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Society of Trauma Nurses, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has acquired vast experience and expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing from various Emergency Department settings ranging from small to large community hospitals / level II trauma center. She has over 10 years as a trauma team member at a level II trauma center, as well as over 14 years as a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, MICN RN. Nurse Young has provided interfacility transport for critical and high-risk patients for over 10 years as a Critical Care Transport, CCT RN, for a large ambulance company. A skilled emergency nurse dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and an advocate for p...

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, brain, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, falls, med records review, standards of care, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, Cardiac Cath, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU, IR, vascular, heart failure, CRRT, dialysis, MI, intensive care, STEMI, CPI, EOL
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties, including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. During my tenure as a nurse manager, I was entrusted with significant responsibilities. These included program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. I successfully fulfilled these duties for a decade, demonstrating my leadership and management skills. Since establishing my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have been actively involved in reviewing and providing expert opinions on a wide range of cases. This includes both plaintiff and defense cases spanning 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level ...

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 12 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Susan M. Thibeault, DNAP, CRNA

Branford, Connecticut
Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology - CRNA, hospital liability, airway, fire, aspiration, awareness, EMR/EHR Audit trails, capnography, dental, endoscopy, colonoscopy, intubation, non-OR anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care (MAC), overdose, oversedation, positioning, post anesthesia care unit, PACU, central line, propofol, sedation
Yale-trained nurse anesthetist leader in active clinical practice. Clinical experience includes both operating room and non-operating room procedures. Head of CRNA quality and safety for Yale New Haven Hospital – a 1,500+ bed level 1 trauma center. Has reviewed numerous adverse events for deviations from standard of care. Extensive public speaking experience.

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist

Tampa, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital, infusion center
Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Mckesson, The US Oncology Network. As the clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of treatment for various types of disease states including cancer. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing various drugs (sterile and unsterile preparations). In addition, she has experience with clinical trials and develops drug order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and pharmacotherapy considerations. As the pharmacy expert, Alexa provides expertise in the area of appropriate use of therapy (guideline- and evidence-based medicine, drug-disease match), drug safety (interactions, adverse reactions and effects, medication errors, overdose, inappropriate use or place of therapy), pharmacology (drug exposure, subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, phar...

Glenn M Bukata Bukata Crime Scene Consulting, LLC

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Investigation, Security - Death, Murder, Suicide, Homicide, Drowning, Accidental Death, Crime Scene Reconstruction, Ballistics, Negligent Security, False Arrest, False Confession, Overdose, Medicolegal Investigations, Blood Spatter, Video Analysis, Scene Staging, Human Smuggling, Scene Management, Case Management, Testimony
Glenn Bukata is a motivated thirty-four-year law enforcement veteran with twenty-two years of experience in the Broward County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division Robbery and Homicide Units. Expertise in death and injury investigations. Involved in over five hundred death investigations related to Homicide, Infanticide, Suicide, Murdered of Law Enforcement Officers, Self-Defense, Police Involved Shootings, Drowning, Family Murders/Suicide, Dismemberment of Human Remains, Skeletal Remains, Hit and Run Traffic Fatalities, Human Smuggling, Negligent Security, Accidental Drug Overdoses, Drug Trafficking, Consumer and Mechanical Product Failure, Industrial Workplace Misfortunes, and Fatalities involving Public Transportation with Aircrafts, Trains, and Vessels. Participated in hundreds of postmortem examinations and collaborated with Medico-legal Professionals such as Medical Examiners, Forensics Odontologists, Entomologist, Toxicologist, Biologist, Archaeologist, and F...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

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.

Edward S Morrison, D.O. FACOEP,FACEP AOA.

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - trauma, myocardial infarction, MI, heart attack, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, sepsis, aneurysm, stroke, pulmonary embolism, PE, epidural abscess, spinal abscess, EMTALA, overdose, sexual abuse, child abuse, pediatric emergency, airway management, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory distress, intubation
Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. Clinical Professor. Medical Director. Extensive EMS Experience – former Medical Director for Search & Rescue team, Medstar Ambulance and 911 Dispatch.

Jamie Salsberg, LCSW, CAP, MPH Onward Counseling Group, LLC

Lake Worth, Florida
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Behavioral Health, Patient Outcomes, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Policies and Procedures, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Substance Use Disorder, Medication Assisted Treatment, Clinical Director, Chief Clinical Officer, Licensed Clinician, Compliance
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and have been in the field of Addiction and Mental Health for approximately 10 years. Recently, I oversaw approximately 20 treatment centers as the Vice President of Patient Outcomes of a large national Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Company. My role included compliance, policies and procedures, ensuring positive patient outcomes, and developing and implementing programs to ensure patient safety and ethical practices as well as clinical innovation. I worked as a clinical director and Vice President overseeing several facilities handling any litigation with in-house counsel and worked on multiple cases during my years at a previous company doing chart and case review, depositions and etc for various legal issues that arose over the many years that I was in clinical leadership. I am proficient in clinical charting and documentation review, compliance procedures for substance abuse an...

Jay L. Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT ClinTox Consultants, Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Toxicology, Poison, Poisons, Poisoning, Overdose, Toxicity, Drugs, Chemical, Toxicity, Pesticide
Board Certified Clinical Toxicologist who regularly consults on emergency and continuing care for toxic exposures, accidental and intentional drug overdose, chemical/pesticide toxicity, heavy metals, snake/spider bites, marine and insect stings, food poisoning, etc.

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.

Henry M. Storper, MD Henry Storper M.D.P.A.

Miami, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Inpatient Psychiatry, Suicide, Overdose, Wrongful Death, Psychiatric Inappropriate Hospital Admission, Psychiatric Inappropriate Hospital Discharge, Involuntary Hospitalization, Psychiatric Malpractice, Mood Disorders, Psychiatric Disability, Murder, Psychosis, Hospital Psychiatry
Board Certified Psychiatrist. Medical Director CMHC, Medical Director Crisis Stabilization Unit, Medical Director PHP, Medical Director Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Chief of Staff Deering Hospital. Currently: Outpatient/inpatient private psychiatric practice. Expert in hospital liability, malpractice issues, standard of care issues, litigation, consultations.

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Katie J. Coe, PA-C

Cumming, Georgia
Physician Assistant, Psychiatry - Suicide, PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder/OCD, ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, overdose, emotional distress, relationship distress, bipolar disorder, psychosis, adverse reactions, telepsychiatry, addiction, substance abuse.
Katie Coe, MPAS, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant with over eleven years of clinical experience. Katie has an extensive background in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders including bipolar disorder/affective mood disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, anxiety disorders including OCD and panic disorder, agoraphobia, ADHD, DMDD, ODD and depression, as well as treating those with opioid use disorder with buprenorphine. She has also trained under Dr. Georgia Ede and is proficient in nutritional psychiatry. She is actively treating patients. She currently resides in the state of Georgia, though has worked as a PA in Colorado and Texas as well. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and Association of PAs in Psychiatry. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University Magna Cum Laude.

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 ...

Glenn S. Balas, RPH

Chicago, Illinois
Pharmacist - Retail Pharmacist, Experienced, Overdose, Prescriptions, Drug-Food Interactions, Pharmacy Practice, Medication Misuse/Abuse, Medication, Error, Adverse Drug, Pharmacy,
With over 45 years in the pharmacy industry, Glenn Balas has honed his craft, excelling in various aspects of the industry, from retail pharmacy operations and compliance issues to inventory management and patient consultations. As a licensed pharmacist and former pharmacist owner, Balas has combined his clinical expertise and entrepreneurial business acumen to increase revenue, streamline operational processes, and improve the quality and level of patient care. His proven expertise has not only helped countless patients, but also pharmaceutical representatives, medical professionals, healthcare organizations, and insurance providers. From his long and distinguished career in the pharmacy industry, education and professional growth has always been at the forefront of Balas’ career. With a Doctorate of Pharmacy and as a member of the American Pharmacist Association and American Diabetic Association, Mr. Balas has stayed at the forefront of medication and pharmaceutical management i...

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.

Kyle B Walsh, MD, MS

Villa Hills, Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care - Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Trauma, Intensive Care, Airway Management, Mechanical Ventilation, Anoxic Brain Injury, Pulmonary emboli, Heart Attack, Lacerations, Overdose, ARDS, Spine Injury, Trauma , Sepsis, Seizures, Central/Arterial Lines, Abdominal Pain
I actively practice as an attending physician in the three specialties of emergency medicine, neurocritical care, and acute stroke treatment (as part of an academic institutional stroke team).  I also have extensive research experience, and I'm currently an investigator for multiple studies, including principal investigator for a multimillion dollar research grant related to stroke.  I am board certified in emergency medicine and neurocritical care.  I completed residency training in emergency medicine and a fellowship in neurocritical care, stroke, and research (including an MS degree in clinical and translational research).  I work clinically in an academic tertiary medical center and community hospital settings. I would be happy to provide additional information about my expertise and experience!

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Vipul Kella

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...

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

Wilfred L Hynes, MD Tufts Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic pain, spine injections, steroid injections, opiates, CRPS, RSD, NECC, nerve injury, cauda equina, sacral fractures, failed back syndrome, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, overdose, billing fraud, medical billing, personal injury, medical necessity
Award-Winning, Harvard Trained Pain Management Physician in active clinical practice. Tufts Faculty (2005-Present). Harvard Faculty (1997-2005). Double Board Certified (Anesthesia and Pain Management). 10+ years experience Medical Director, Tufts. Opiate Management Committee, Tufts Medical Center (2014-Present). Boston College - Scholar of the College/Gasson Scholar. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Forensic experience includes medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, criminal matters, and health care fraud

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

Daniel L Overbeek, MD

Rockford, Michigan
Emergency Medical Toxicology, Toxicology - Cannabis / Marijuana, Kratom / Mitragynine, Vaping / Electronic Cigarettes, Overdose, Intoxication, Drug Testing / Drug Screens, Dram Shop / Alcohol, Performance Enhancing Drugs, Methanol, Emergency Medicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine. Full-time practicing Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine. I am licensed in Michigan and New York, and am available to travel for cases as needed. I have experience reviewing cases regarding intoxication including dram shop liability, interpreting drug testing results including cannabis testing for both civil and criminal cases, as well as regarding liabilities in the setting of drug overdose including heroin/fentanyl. I am published on a variety of medical toxicology topics, including kratom / mitragynine, cannabis, vaping and electronic cigarettes. Experience in managing a wide range of clinical cases regarding substance use, intoxication, withdrawal syndromes, environmental and occupational exposures.

Ryan W. Dailey, MD Dailey Medical Consulting, PLLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, ACLS, Ventilator Management, ARDS, Acute Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Arrest, Overdose, Toxic Ingestion, Coma, Brain Death, Volume Status, Cardiogenic Shock, Multiple Organ System Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, ICU Management
I am providing critical care medical expert witness and file review services with particular interest in sepsis management and resuscitation of critically ill or arresting patients. As a student I earned honors designation in multiple rotations and Alpha Omega Alpha designation. As a resident I was repeatedly identified by my peers as a top resident in teaching and clinical skill. I am Board Certified in both critical care medicine and internal medicine by the ABIM. I formerly worked as an intensivist for 9 years in a community hospital that is part of the largest hospital network in Minnesota, and currently work as a hospitalist for a medium sized community hospital. Further, I've led sepsis and resuscitation committees achieving award-winning patient outcome results within the state and nationally, both at my local hospital and within the larger network. Under my leadership as Medical Director, we implemented evidence-based best practices in multiple areas that led to system-best ...

James G. Marx, MD James G. Marx, MD, Ltd.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Standard of Care in Pain Prescribing, Prescribing for Addicts, Excessive Prescribing, Methadone, Overdose, Inappropriate Prescribing, Addiction vs. Dependence, Overdoses, Opiates, Prescription Management Programs, Medical Defense Trial Strategy, Medical Malpractice Claim Management, Pain Management
Board Certified - American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine,Medical Review Officer inactive.Responsible for Risk Management and Medical Malpractice Litigation Support through Nevada Docs Care LLC.

Luke A. Probst, PharmD, BCPS, CPGx Forensic Pharmacy Experts

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Prescribing Error, Drug Interaction, Drug Toxicity, Overdose, Pharmacy Error, Pediatric Pharmacist, Polypharmacy, Adverse Drug Reaction, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Standards, Pharmacy Malpractice, Drug Allergy, Pharmacogenomics
Dr. Probst is a consultative expert for medical litigation cases requiring pharmacological expertise. He has extensive pharmacy experience - including pediatrics - in academic medical centers and other practice settings, and he can opine on causation or standard of care issues associated with medication errors. In addition to maintaining a hospital based pharmacy career, he has co-authored several dozen articles, reviews manuscripts for several journals, has taught in nursing and medical courses, and delivered presentations at local, state and national meetings. He has maintained Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist designation since 1998, is an active member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and a former member of the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists, Pediatric Pharmacy Association, and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Brian E Ackerman, MD

New York
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Joseph S. Bertino, Pharm.D Bertino Consulting

Schenectady, New York
Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, drug interactions, side effects, drug safety, drug labeling, drug-food interaction, alcoholism, drug abuse & addiction, medication errors, medication systems, lack of drug response, overdosing and underdosing.
Dr. Bertino has an extensive record of publications and clinical experience in drug therapy. He is a Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Prompt, completely referenced expert service in all area of clinical pharmacology and pharmacy practice. In addition to clinical pharmacology expertise, he has substantial experience in hospital, community, nursing home, and other practice settings.

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

Geo Henderson, BC, CLI, AEMT-P GeoHenderson.com

Voorheesville, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Medical Malpractice, Cardiac Arrest, Airway, Intubation, Chemical Restraint, Refusal of Care, RMA, Violent Patient Management, Protocols, Trauma Care, Delay of Care, Sedation, Overdose, Wrongful Death, Negligence, Ambulance, Dispatch
For over 35 years my career path has included public and private sector fire and emergency medical services. Extending into leadership, incident management, design and implementation of immersive educational scenarios, physician training, and emergency planning, I have experience in several widely varying aspects of my profession. In addition to management of countless incidents in a broad array of emergency services, I have also mitigated events ranging in complexity from multiple alarm fires to mass casualty incidents. I am a paramedic supervisor for both a municipal, fire-based EMS system (260 EMS providers) and a county emergency medical services system (90 EMS providers) I have participated in the design and implementation of educational, operational, safety, quality improvement, standard of care and EMS policies and procedures for EMTs, paramedics and physicians. As an expert witness specializing in pre-hospital emergency medicine, I have been retained by firms represent...

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...

Anuradha (Anu) Mendu, MD, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV

Buffalo, New York
Addiction Medicine, Hospitalist - Inpatient and outpatient addiction, Buprenorphine, Overdose, Alcoholism, Withdrawal, Detox, Stroke, Sepsis, COVID, CHF, Perioperative medicine, Renal, Respiratory and Hepatic Failure, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Coronary artery disease, PE/DVT, Bed Sores, Atrial Fibrillation, Falls, Medication Errors.
Award winning, Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Health Care Quality Management with over 8 years of work experience. Currently the Medical Director for an Outpatient Substance Use Clinical Center and also working as a hospitalist in a level 1 trauma center and academic medical center. Worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor with the University at Buffalo where I engaged in clinical training of medical students and residents. Completed my Internal Medicine Residency training from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. I have been recognized as the Top Internist in Buffalo, New York by colleagues and peers, by Women in Medicine, recognized as the Hospitalist of the Month and nominated multiple times for the Outstanding Physician Award. Received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award during my Internal Medicine Residency, awarded by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) that recognizes residents who are exemplars of com...

Richard A Stripp, Ph.D. American Scientific Consultants Corp

Huntington, New York
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Forensic toxicology, alcohol, drugs of abuse, dui, dwi, dram shop, prescription pain drugs, cocaine, heroin, pcp, amphetamine, overdose, carbon monoxide, lead, heavy metals, opiates, marijuana, THC
Dr. Richard Stripp is a nationally recognized expert in toxicology providing services in all aspects of a clinical and forensic toxicology. He has served as an expert consultant in 100’s of cases in the field of toxicology and pharmacology for attorneys, investigators, and physicians involved in forensic and clinical toxicological evaluations associated with ethanol, drugs of abuse, prescription medications and chemical exposure. Dr. Stripp provides unbiased expert case reviews involving drug effect on human performance, toxicity of iatrogenic/ therapeutic agents, lead and other toxic metals, carbon monoxide and environmental/occupational hazards. These services include, impartial evaluations involving drug impairment, overdose, toxic chemical exposure, medical issues associated with drug therapy, poisoning, and the role of drugs, alcohol, or chemical exposure in civil and criminal litigation. This covers a full breath of forensic medical-legal cases

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 18 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 7 years of expert witness experience -- All types of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Margaret Jarvis, MD; DFASAM

Tunkhannock , Pennsylvania
Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry - ASAM Criteria, drug testing, clinical policies, professionalism, board certification, Suboxone, buprenorphine, opiates, alcohol, toxicology, drug screening, addiction treatment, drug treatment, alcohol treatment, overdose, stigma, medical director, addiction medicine, overdose, methamphetamine.
Dr. Jarvis has been holding leadership positions in addiction medicine for decades, in clinical, academic and policy positions. She has led clinical teams at ASAM levels 3.7 (medically managed inpatient) and 1.7 (medically managed outpatient). She has designed clinical programs and overseen their implementation and maintenance. The programs she has designed and worked with include both medication management and counseling therapies. She has taught at all levels of medical education, helping to start an addiction medicine fellowship program that was in the first groups to receive accreditation from the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American College of Graduate Medical Education. She has served on the committee that has written the Addiction Medicine certifying board examination since 2000. She has held numerous leadership positions with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, serving both as a member of the board and as an officer of the board. She has long...

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, toxicity, medications, drug testing, adverse event, dietary supplement, kratom, fentanyl, oxycodone, lithium, mold, 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.

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Paul Uribe, MD DMH Forensic Consulting

Richmond, Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, Death investigation, Cause of death, Manner of death, Trauma, Injury, Pain and suffering, Medical examiner, Homicide, Survivability, Time of death, Forensic, Coroner, Toxicology, Overdose, Histology, Laboratory Medicine.
- Board Certified Physician in Anatomic, Clinical, and Forensic Pathology (American Board of Pathology) - Active medical licensure in 9 states - Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army - Recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation, 2022 Paul Uribe was born and raised in the beaches of Southern California and the forests of Southern Oregon. After attending Claremont McKenna College, he received a direct commission into the US Army to attend the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His post-graduate medical education included training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland in Baltimore. His job titles have included Staff Pathologist at Madigan Army Medical Center; Chief of Pathology at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning Georgia; Deputy Medical Examiner, Regional Medical Exam...

Michael Moss, MD, FAACT

Salt Lake City, Utah
Toxicology, Addiction Medicine - Drugs of abuse,Methamphetamine,Cannabis,Marijuana,Heroin,Fentanyl,Urine drug screen,DUI,Adverse drug reaction,Overdose,Poisoning,Impairment,Intoxication,Alcohol
Dr. Moss is a physician in Utah with board certification in medical toxicology, addiction medicine, and emergency medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. He serves as medical director of the Utah Poison Control Center and has faculty appointments in Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Pharmacy at the University of Utah. He provides adult and pediatric toxicology consultation at the University of Utah Hospital and Primary Children's Hospital. He also practices addiction medicine at the University of Utah treating substance use disorder including alcohol, methamphetamine, opioids, and benzodiazepines. Dr. Moss consults on both civil and criminal cases related to toxicology testing, interpretation, impairment, intoxication and the effects of drugs and medications: -Drugs of abuse (e.g. heroin, opioids, fentanyl, methamphetamine, marijuana) -Alcohol (ethanol) impairment, intoxication and BAC interpretation -DUI/DWI -Urine drug screen testing interpre...

Kevin P Feig, MD, MPH

Ridgefield , Washington
Addiction Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Methadone, Suboxone, Opiate addiction, Fentanyl, Amphetamines, benzodiazepines, Alcohol addiction , Overdose, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone

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...