Paramedic Expert Witness

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Paramedic 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 paramedic. The paramedic expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Preparedness, Fire, Physician Assistant, Transportation, and Urgent Care Medicine.

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Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP VEP HEALTHCARE Inc.

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 20+ years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, regularly lecturing medical students and teaching clinical medicine in the ED. o Current VP of company that staffs 35 emergency departments, overseeing more than 800 ER providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in th...

John B Everlove, Paramedic/B.A. Acclaim Consulting & Educational Services

Thousand Oaks, California
Emergency Medical Services, Transportation - Emergency Medical Services, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Patient Drop, Ambulance Crash, Patient Transportation, Wheelchair Securement, Wheelchair, CPR/AED, Cardiac Arrest, Intubation, Wrongful death, Personal injury, Medical malpractice
As an Expert Witness and Consultant, Mr. Everlove has participated in the evaluation of numerous cases throughout the United States, related to Emergency Medical Services standard of care, patient care, clinical management, treatment, transport, and medical/legal issues. Mr. Everlove is a licensed Paramedic with national credentials and has been actively serving in the State of California since 1992. Mr. Everlove has been featured on multiple episodes of the "Dr. Oz Show" for his expertise in Emergency Medical Services and Pre-hospital Emergency Care. Mr. Everlove has directed and coordinated Emergency Medical Services in partnership with local, state and federal agencies including the FBI, the United States Secret Service and the White House Medical Unit. As a Paramedic Supervisor and Clinical Manager for an EMS organization of 150 employees, Mr. Everlove conducted numerous investigations related to all aspects of EMT and Paramedic prehospital care from onset to root cause an...

Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP VEP HEALTHCARE Inc.

Concord, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 20+ years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, regularly lecturing medical students and teaching clinical medicine in the ED. o Current VP of company that staffs 35 emergency departments, overseeing more than 800 ER providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in th...

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.

David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Nampa, Idaho
Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Medicine - Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Skin Cancer (Melanoma - Squamous Cell), University Clinical Faculty, Educator, Paramedic, Infection (Bacterial - Viral Fungal), Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Nurse Practitioner, NP PA
Mr. Talford, PA-C, MPAS is an experienced physician assistant clinician, PA educator & teacher. Expert opinion on standard of care is offered across the general spectrum of physician assistant practice. Areas of focus include, urgent care/emergency medicine, dermatology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and assists with referral when a particular disorder is outside scope of expertise. He provides chart review, analysis and testimony. As a published co-author in an international textbook on medical education; his work had been presented internationally and nationally on several occasions. Mr. Talford, graduated Alpha ETA from the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program, and brings well apportioned perspective and insight into physician assistant & nurse practitioner (Advanced Practice Provider) standard of care. A nationally certified, Idaho licensed physician assistant to include 13 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P

Champaign, Illinois
Emergency Medical Services, Fire - paramedic, emt, ambulance, fire chief, firefighter, EMS, stretcher, 911, wheelchair van, firefighting, firefighter
Gary Ludwig is recognized as a respected national fire and EMS author, leader, public speaker, and expert who has managed two award-winning metropolitan EMS systems (Memphis and St. Louis) and has pioneered many concepts that are now standard practice in fire and EMS systems today. Chief Ludwig has over 43 years of fire, rescue, and EMS experience - and over 40 years experience as a paramedic. He currently serves as the fire chief of Champaign, Illinois, and was President and Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Fire Chiefs during the 2019-20 term. Chief Ludwig has responded to over 30,000 fire, rescue, and EMS incidents during his 43-year career and has performed at various levels including patient care as a paramedic, firefighting, the incident commander at countless emergency scenes and planned events. Some planned events that he has commanded include two United States Presidential debates, numerous Presidential visits and motorcades, the Papal Visit of ...

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

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, 911 Dispatch, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium,
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and award winning teacher who lectures throughout the Midwest. Board certified in Emergency Medicine and sub-specialty board certified in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Extensive experience providing medical oversight to EMS providers as a full-time EMS Medical Director. Experience providing medical direction for 911 dispatch center, law enforcement and school districts. Active in local, regional, state and national EMS policy groups. Actively publish on the topic of EMS in the peer-reviewed literature.

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Minnesota
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...

Donald Locasto, MD

Loveland, Ohio
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMT, EMTP, Paramedic, Ambulance, Emergency Transportation, Emergency Department, EMS Medical Direction, EMS Education, EMS Quality Improvement, AEMT, Emergency Medical Training, EMS Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, EMS, Emergency Medical Services, EMS Performance, Mobile Intensive Care
Former EMT and paramedic (1983-1996), now a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine (sine 2002) and Emergency Medical Services (since 2013). Have provided EMS Medical Direction for over 18 EMS, Fire and Police Departments including a major US city (for 17 years). Developed and presided as Director for an academic Division of EMS for 17 years. Can provide a broad view of expertise including EMS Quality performance, medical operations and Emergency Department care. Have represented both plaintiffs and defendants on the state and federal level. Multiple EMS related cases completed. I also offer services as a resource for the lawyer in the pre-deposition phase of a case. Still actively practicing.

Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP VEP HEALTHCARE Inc.

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 20+ years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, regularly lecturing medical students and teaching clinical medicine in the ED. o Current VP of company that staffs 35 emergency departments, overseeing more than 800 ER providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in th...

John A. DeArmond, MPA (Honors), NRP, CCEMT-P, LP Brook Hollow Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness - Paramedic, EMT, Ambulance, Prehospital, EMS, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Prehospital Care,
I have been a Nationally Certified Paramedic since 1990 and have been involved with the public safety profession since 1987. I have worked as a clinician, an educator and a manager in both the United States and internationally. I have managed and coordinated medical and safety education programs for both private and governmental organizations. I have a Master of Public Administration in Emergency and Disaster Management from Metropolitan College of New York. Additionally, I am a graduate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Basic Emergency Management Academy, the Advance and Professional Development programs, the Continuity of Operations (COOP) Level 1, the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), Incident Command System (ICS) instructor program. Additionally, I am a certified instructor with the State of California Fire Marshal (CSFM) 1A-1C and a Level 2 National EMS Instructor with the National Association of Emergency Medical Educators (NAEMSE)....

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...