Primary Care Expert Witness

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Primary care 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 primary care. The primary care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Legal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Occupational Medicine, and Pediatrics.

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Matthew Chan Occumed Services, Inc.

Glendale, California
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Workers' compensation, employee health, industrial medicine, orthopedics, physical medicine, preventive medicine, public health, toxicology, primary care, lifestyle medicine, drug testing, DOT exams
Board Certified, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Fellow, ACOEM Medical Review Officer Radiography Supervisor and Operator Certified Medical Examiner (FMCSA/DOT) Masters in Public Health, Lifestyle Medicine

Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine, Public Health - Chemical Exposures, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Personal Injury, Disability, Chronic Pain, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Public Health and Coronavirus COVID-19
Harvard-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care workers. His involvement in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response includes instructing medical, health, and safety professionals, creating policies and procedures, directing preventive medicine and public health, mitigating transmission-risk, managing safe return to work, cluster outb...

Evaleen K. Jones, M.D, R.D. Maitri Medical

Menlo Park, California
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Standard of Care, Primary Care, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Education, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Global Health, Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, Addiction Medicine, summa cum laude
Triple Board Certified: Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine 1996-present (25 years experience teaching Standard of Care to medical students, physician assistants, residents, and fellows) Family Physician/Urgent Care: Stanford Family Practice, Cowell Student Health Center, Coastside Family Practice, St. Luke's Emergency Department, San Francisco, CA Founder, Child Family Health International (www.cfhi.org) Residency: University of San Francisco, California (UCSF) Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine Bachelor Science: Summa Cum Laude with Honors; Virginia Tech, Human Nutrition and Foods, Registered Dietitian (R.D.) Selected Top 100 "Women of Influence" in Silicon Valley 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award 2006: Virginia Tech. Highest award bestowed on an individual who has emerged with distinction for achievements of enduring significance and value to society. Mo...

Georganne Novak, MD

Carlsbad, California
Family Medicine - Primary care, outpatient medicine, diabetes management, chronic disease management, preventative care, women's health, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, geriatrics, medication management, transgender care
I am a board certified family medicine physician with over 20 years of experience. I have been working full time with my current medical group in the outpatient setting since 2004. Utilizing evidence-based medicine, I treat a wide variety of illnesses and conditions including preventative care, diabetes, hypertension, chronic disease management, asthma, COPD, transgender care, and women's health. I have been invited to speak at regional and national conferences, elected to the board of directors for my medical group, and served as a subject matter expert for a medical device manufacturing company. I have completed multiple workshops with SEAK with the goal of being a successful expert witness. I have extensive experience with primary care I am a hard working individual with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Todd Zoltan, MD, JD

Boulder, Colorado
Family Medicine - Urgent Care, Primary Care, Student Health, College Health, Heart disease, Cancer screening, Chronic medical conditions, Diabetes, Telemedicine, Failure to refer, Failure to diagnose, Wilderness Medicine.
Residency trained, board certified Family Medicine physician who is actively practicing in an outpatient setting. Full scope Family Medicine including pediatric, geriatric, acute and chronic medical management. This includes a wide range of conditions including cancer screening, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke care, sports injury, pneumonia, chest pain, abdominal pain, headache, depression, anxiety, pain management. Previous experience in College Health (3 years), Urgent Care (10 years), inpatient medicine (4 years). Current Air Force Reserve officer with active duty service both within the US and abroad.

Chris McDermott, MSN, APRN-IP, AGPCNP-C, CLCP Intercoastal Consulting & Life Care Planning

Jacksonville, Florida
Life Care Planning, Nurse Practitioner - Life Care Planning, Certified Life Care Planner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care, Pain, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Auto Accident Injury, Personal Injury
Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) available for life care planning and consulting services for medical-legal cases. Available to both plaintiff and defense. Chris McDermott is a Certified Life Care Planner and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with Autonomous Practice authority in the State of Florida. He holds a certification in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Chris currently practices in the specialty of interventional pain and medical management of patients involved in automobile and/or personal injury accidents. His clinical background includes inpatient rehabilitation (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury), trauma/surgery, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Services: Comprehensive Life Care Plans Preliminary Life Care Plans Life Care Plan Reviews Expert Witness Testimony Standards of Care Case Merit

Fadi E Saba, MD

Saint Petersburg, Florida
Nursing Homes, Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, Medical Management, Skilled Nursing Facility, Post-Acute Care, Assisted Living Facility, Long-term Care, Long-term Acute Care, Hospitalist, Pharmaceutical Research, Hospital Standard of Care, Primary Care, General Practice

Melissa Black, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Geriatrics, Family Medicine - long term care, nursing home, medical direction, academic medicine, geriatrics, elder abuse, long term acute care, hospital medicine, primary care
Board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, with 13 years experience in long term care, nursing home medical direction, and academic medicine. Taught geriatric medicine fellows and residents for 10 years lecturing on topics such as dementia, delirium, falls, infections and polypharmacy in the elderly. Presently in private practice and serving as adjunct medical school faculty.

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Georgia
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Allergy and Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Preoperative Medical Evaluation, Preventive Medicine.
Diplomate ABIM since 1985, with Maintenance of Certification current. In my 35+ years of clinical practice, I have treated thousands of patients presenting with the full breadth of primary care issues, including acute and chronic illness, preventive medicine and geriatric medicine. I also have extensive leadership experience, having served in numerous leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. I was Chief of Medicine for 4 years and Lead Physician at 2 different medical offices for over 10 years. I was on the Board of Directors of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group for 28 years, and served as Chair for 15 months. Since 2010 I have served as the Assistant to the Medical Director for Primary Care Recruitment, and as such I have interviewed and hired hundreds of primary care physicians.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Dementia, Delirium. Primary Care, Stroke, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure, Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management
I am a full time Hospitalist at a large metropolitan hospital in Atlanta Georgia for the last 16 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Jill M Ferry, RN, MPAS, PA-C

Portsmouth, Iowa
Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Woman's Health, Ovarian Cancer cases, Septicemia cases, Missed Fracture cases, Primary care, Hospitalist inpatient care, Urgent care, General surgery, emergency medicine
Practicing Physician Assistant since 1995 with background in nursing. Received nursing degree in 1989 and graduated with Honors with Master's degree in Physician Assistant studies in 1995. Board Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 1995. Employed fulltime as a PA-C in family Practice with coverage in Emergency room, urgent care, inpatient hospital rounds, geriatric nursing home, Post-partum cares and first assist with surgeries/C-section Deliveries. Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider. Instructor for ACLS and PALS. Preceptor for PA students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Des Moines Osteopathic School of Medicine, College of St Mary's Physician Assistant Program and the University of Dubuque PA Program. Expert witness as a Physician Assistant as well as case reviewer for greater than 20 years. Have reviewed g...

Jill Baldwin, RN, MSN, APRN NP Legal Solutions, LLC

Louisville, Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Practice/Primary Care, Immediate Care Centers, Community Health Centers, Nurse Practitioner owned and operated practices
Ms. Baldwin is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with 23 years of experience as an NP and 29 years of experience as an RN. Her areas of expertise as a nurse practitioner include both ER and family practice.

Michael Gray, MD JD

Annapolis, Maryland
Family Medicine, Legal Medicine - Telemedicine, Chart Review, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Multistate, Lawyer, Of Counsel, Medical Expert, MD JD, medical malpractice
Telemedicine, primary care, urgent care: Over 25,000 patient visits via telemedicine with multistate licensure, brick and mortar primary care and urgent care experience. JD, admitted to the Maryland State Bar. Available for non testifying medical chart review, testifying expert witness chart review in relevant cases, and can be of counsel for attorneys in medical malpractice cases subject to jurisdiction. Medical Licensure: Alabama, Alaska , Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Hawaii , Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas , Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon , South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Heather J. Losee, DNP Losee Associates

West Bridgewater , Massachusetts
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Practitioner - Women’s Health, Primary Care, High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention, Hereditary Cancer Genetics

David M Miller, MD, MA

Newton, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, General Practice - primary care, PCP, medical, outpatient medicine, primary care provider, internal medicine, internist
1) Medical school, internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Ranked #6 medical school in 2021 U.S. News and World Report). 2) Continuously Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1999. Repeatedly score in the top 10% of Internal Medicine physicians on the Board exam. 3) Currently a primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (employed at MGH for 10 years). MGH is ranked the #2 hospital in the US for 2019-20 by US News and World Report. MGH is ranked the #3 hospital in the world for 2020 by Newsweek. 4) Associate Chief Medical Officer at Tufts Medical Center Community Care from 2016-2020. 5) Outstanding verbal and writing skills. English Literature major at The University of Michigan. 6) I have advised legal firms for both plaintiffs and defendants in medical malpractice cases.

Gerald W. Smetana, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine - Internal medicine, general internal medicine, primary care, record review, preoperative evaluation, headache, hypertension, plaintiff, defense, Harvard Professor, academic medicine, prevention, Harvard
I am a general internist in an academic primary care practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. I practice in an outpatient setting. I care for a panel of patients that is weighted towards those with multiple chronic illnesses and high disease complexity. In addition to all aspects of office based general internal medicine, my areas of interest include preoperative medical evaluation, hypertension, and headache. I teach internal medicine to medical house staff and also extensively to practicing clinicians in continuing medical education settings. I have been repeatedly selected as a Best Doctor in a national survey and have received a national award for scholarship in medical education. I publish in the peer reviewed medical literature, UpToDate, and in medical texts. I have edited textbooks, and have helped to develop national guidelines on topics in internal medicine. I am an assistant editor for a recu...

Lorie Hall, DNP, FNP-BC Hall Professional Consulting

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Nurse Practitioner - Acute care, primary care, extended care facility, orthopedic, hospitalist, administration, palliative care
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with doctoral level education. Experience in diverse settings including acute care, outpatient, and extended care facilities. Areas of responsibility have included orthopedic trauma, inpatient hospitalist service, admissions, discharges, palliative care, and transition from emergency department to inpatient care. Director level administrative experience for emergency department, intensive care unit and progressive care units. Six plus years’ experience teaching graduate level nursing students. Have reviewed over a dozen cases as an expert witness and have testified in depositions.

Jonathan Lovy, DO, FACOI South Valley Internal Medicine

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Internal Medicine - Primary care, hospital medicine, nursing home, ambulatory medicine

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Highlands, North Carolina
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Allergy and Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Preoperative Medical Evaluation, Preventive Medicine.
Diplomate ABIM since 1985, with Maintenance of Certification current. In my 35+ years of clinical practice, I have treated thousands of patients presenting with the full breadth of primary care issues, including acute and chronic illness, preventive medicine and geriatric medicine. I also have extensive leadership experience, having served in numerous leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. I was Chief of Medicine for 4 years and Lead Physician at 2 different medical offices for over 10 years. I was on the Board of Directors of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group for 28 years, and served as Chair for 15 months. Since 2010 I have served as the Assistant to the Medical Director for Primary Care Recruitment, and as such I have interviewed and hired hundreds of primary care physicians.

Gregg J. Eichman, DO

Edmond, Oklahoma
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Urgent care, nursing home, osteopathic, wrongful death, geriatrics, heart attack, hospice, palliative medicine, standard of care, primary care, failure to diagnose, timely referral, inpatient, outpatient, pain management, controlled substance overdose, preventive medicine screen, CV disease, sores
Dr. Eichman is an experienced practicing physician, physician educator and medical-legal consultant. He is available for malpractice case merit reviews, expert witness reports, depositions and trial testimony. Board Certified, Family Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Director of Medical Education (D.M.E.)and Designated Institutional Official (D.I.O), St. Anthony Hospital. Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Committee, St. Anthony Hospital. Physician Faculty, St. Anthony Hospital. Family Practice Residency and Program Director, St. Anthony Hospital. Traditional Rotating Internship. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Kansas City, MO, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Medical University of the Americas, Charleston, Nevis, West Indies, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Eichman is a Prima...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, Medication Errors, Nurse, NP, falls, urgent care, women’s health, outpatient, primary care, emergency room nurse practitioner, failure to refer, discharge, torsion, abscess, appendicitis
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Whitney G Lutz, MSN, RN, CPNP Lutz Consulting Service

Cottageville, South Carolina
Pediatrics, Nurse - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing, Primary Care, Nursing Care, nursing competency, nursing assessment, nursing education, nursing faculty, international nursing, medical record review
I am a practicing pediatric nurse practitioner with 21 years experience in various primary care practices having worked in three states. I'm also a nursing faculty teaching undergraduate nursing students and work in international service learning programs. I have worked as a litigation consultant and expert witness in recent years. I can provide expertise in case review for merit, investigate, evaluate, and define the standard of care, and provide in-depth literature review and research. .