Prematurity Expert Witness

Listings

Prematurity 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 prematurity. The prematurity expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Pediatrics.

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Dale H. Bull, MD, PhD

Rancho Santa Fe, California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Expert Witness, Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, and hyperbilirubinemia.
Dr. Bull is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP in full time practice at a large federal Hospital and perinatal regional referral center. He teaches medical students and residents at bedside and in the classroom. Dr. Bull is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Bull provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.

James R. Hocker, MD

Fernandina Beach, Florida
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, Neonatology, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth restriction, birth trauma, birth injuries, birth defects, sepsis, hypoglycemia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, bilirubin encephalopathy, newborn resuscitation
-Board certified neonatologist who has practiced for 29 years in both private and academic practices. -Has worked in all levels of care from normal newborn nurseries to Level IV NICUs -Experience as a Medical Director of a Level IV NICU for 18 years -On faculty at University of Illinois College of Medicine for 28 years -Has worked with Advanced Practice Nurses, Residents and medical students at the bedside and in the classroom -Over 10 years of experience as Medical Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense -Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals

Marisa Palomino, BSN, CCRN, RNC-NIC, C-ELBW

Lake Worth, Florida
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, neonatal, neonatal intensive care, transition, fetal loss, prematurity, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, birth defects, congenital abnormalities, premature, premie, low birth weight, nursery, newborn, newborn nursery, cool cap, baby, infant, central lines, NRP, exchange transfusion, NEC
• 13 years of Neonatal Intensive Care nursing experience (including bedside nurse, clinical manager, and assistant nurse manager positions) All experience in level III NICUs. • Triple NICU certificated: -Certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) -CCRN-Neonatal certification -Certification in Extremely Low Birth Weight infants (C-ELBW) • Extensive experience in providing direct patient to care to complex and critically ill neonates, including: ELBW infants, LBW infants, post-delivery stabilization, pre- and post-op surgical infants, cool cap, exchange transfusions, as well as, providing NRP resuscitation efforts to critically unstable neonates • Attends high-risk deliveries including post-delivery stabilization and resuscitation of the neonate • Vast knowledge of neonatal medical treatments and terminology • In-depth knowledge of the advance medical...

J. Usha Raj, MD, MHA

Chicago, Illinois
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension, Neonatal Lung Diseases (Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pneumonia, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia), Prematurity, Limits of Viability, Birth Asphyxia, Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, Cerebral Palsy, Birth trauma, Intraventricular hemorrhage
• Practiced at UCSF, Harbor-UCLA, and the University of Illinois Chicago • Director of NICU at Harbor-UCLA for 12 years • Chief of Neonatology Harbor-UCLA for 13 years • Director Neonatology Fellowship Training Programs at Harbor-UCLA and UIC • Published over 192 peer-reviewed manuscripts, reviews and chapters • Teaches Neonatal Fellows • Researcher in Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Hypertension with a laboratory continuously funded by National Heart Lung Blood Institute for over 34 years. • Scientific Recognition, Distinguished Achievement and Elizabeth Rich Awards from the American Thoracic Society • Julius Comroe Jr. Distinguished Lectureship and election as a fellow by the American Physiological Society • Honorary doctorate (honoris causa) from the University of Lausanne in recognition of her clinical, scientific and educational achievements • External Advisor to the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network of North America. • Selected for the “U.S.News & World Report” Top Doctors l...

Mary Ellen Bouve, RN, BSN, CCRN Boston Children's Hospital

Boston , Massachusetts
Nurse, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatal Nurse, Pediatric, NICU, Newborn, Prematurity, Birth Injury, HIE, NEC, BPD, Home Care
Critical Care certification. 14 years as a Level III Neonatal ICU (NICU) nurse with floating to the Pediatric ICU (PICU) and Cardiac ICU (CICU). Experience with all medical and surgical diagnoses, including birth injury, prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), Chronic Lung Disease (CLD), Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), esophageal atresia, cardiac defects, neurologic disorders, metabolic disorders, rare genetic disorders, and multi system failure. Routinely care for patients on multiple modes of ventilation, and/or with tracheostomies, chest tubes, gastric tubes, and central lines. Post anesthesia care. Discharge planning and education. Home visits post discharge.

Anthony J. Marino, MD Central Jersey Newborn Care

Princeton, New Jersey
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatology, Expert Witness, Neonatology, Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine, Newborn Resuscitation, Neonatal and Perinatal Injuries, Jaundice, Birth Trauma, Prematurity, Sepsis, Birth Asphyxia, Brain Injury, NICU
Dr. Marino is a double board certified physician. He is a Board certified Neonatologist as well as maintaining a Board Certification in Pediatrics. He is in an active fulltime clinical neonatology practice with over 25 years as an attending physician. His interpersonal skills make him relatable to the medical students and residents he teaches at the bedside and in the classroom. He is also the Medical Director of the Maternal-Child Health division and serves as a consultant to the CEO of his Healthcare system. Dr. Marino has also been published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Marino provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal­ Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.

Karen Lynn Lefler, MSN/Ed, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Wingate, North Carolina
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy
35 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 26 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport

Mahmood Alasmi, MD, MS, FAAP Neonatal experts, PLLC

Garland, Texas
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics - Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics. neonatal intensive care units, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, perinatal trauma
• Associate Professor of Pediatrics • Experienced Neonatologist for more than 20 years in both private and academic neonatology practices in all levels from Level 1 to Regional Medical Centers (Level IIIC). • More than 15 years’ experience as Medical Expert witness. Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, VCOM (2016-present) • Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, Doernbechoer Children’s Hospital and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2013-2014) • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (2009-2012) • Served as Medical Director for the last 15 years, revising and managing care management plans, for large medical institutions. • Director of Pediatrics/Neonatology, Baylor/Richardson Medical Center (2000-2001) • Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program (2002-2005), King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, KSA • Head of Division of ...