Primary Care Expert Witnesses

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: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Correctional Healthcare, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Occupational Medicine.

Anthony Aghenta, MD, FACP

Gilbert, Arizona
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Primary care, primary care provider, PCP, medical, outpatient medicine, hospital medicine, hospitalist, internal medicine, internist, inpatient medicine
I am board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. An internist with over 13 years of clinical experience, I commenced practice in hospital medicine in 2009, transitioning to outpatient primary and preventive care in 2019. I do still maintain active hospital privileges and provide inpatient hospital care to stay active with hospital medicine. I underwent internship and residency training at the Unity Hospital, Rochester General Health System, in Rochester, New York. Since completing training, I have worked across different levels of care and facilities including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, acute rehabilitation hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. I currently practice as an outpatient primary care physician full time. I am very accessible, have great bedside manners and communication abilities. I have served in different areas of physician leadership, including medical executive committee member, medical dir...

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Pasadena, California
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Teens, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Outpatient, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine
Dr. Jennie W. Gary is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a busy outpatient community pediatrics clinic as a general pediatrician, where she sees thousands of patients annually. She also teaches and supervises pediatric residents on a bi-weekly basis. She participates in weekly CME activities and practices standard of care, evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

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 Instructor of Physicians, Harvard-trained (Residency & MPH), 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 transmiss...

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...

Bernard J Katz, MD, MBA UCLA Health

Santa Monica, California
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - family medicine, primary care, general medicine, general medicine, urgent care, managed care, utilization management
I have vast experience providing medical legal expertise for both medical defense as well as plaintiff counsels. I also serve as an expert for the medical board of California. I have been in clinical practice for 34 years in the Los Angeles area, 21 years in private/group practice and 13 years in outpatient family medicine in a community practice affiliated with UCLA. I also serve as medical director for the UCLA primary care network, and am involved in clinical operations as well as quality improvement activities for the primary care physicians. The network includes primary care offices as well as urgent care locations and also incorporates telehealth services. While I no longer provide inpatient care, I do maintain hospital privileges at 2 community hospitals and follow my patients closely upon hospital discharge. I have vast experience in managed care, providing utilization review for health plan beneficiaries under HMO insurance. My clinical practice includes pediatrics, ad...

Rania Khan, MD

Santa Clara, California
Family Medicine - addiction medicine, obesity medicine, pain medicine, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, women's health; Supervision to PAs, women’s health, back pain, cancer screening, telemedicine, family medicine, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, opioid use disorder, pain management
Board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine with full scope in primary care and in urgent care. Practice includes treatment of pediatric, adult, pregnant, and geriatric patients as well as patients suffering from chronic pain and opioid use. Regularly perform procedures such as joint injections, I&D, laceration repairs, birth control implant and IUD procedures, botulinum toxin, trigger point injections, bedside ultrasound. Regularly triage patients in urgent care setting of chest pain, respiratory distress, abdominal pain. Flexible and easy to work with, willingness to learn, and motivated to deliver quality reports in a timely manner.

Yolanda Lau, MD

Emeryville, California
Pediatrics - pediatrics, infant, adolescent, child, neglect, abuse, teenager, outpatient, newborn, primary care, neonate, neonatal, telemedicine, children, evidence based medicine, failure to thrive, general pediatrics, urgent care, circumcision
- Board certified pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics - Over 8 years of post-graduate experience in outpatient general pediatrics and inpatient newborn care and telemedicine - Expertise in growth and development of children from ages 0 to 18, behavior, pediatric medical conditions, and more. - Licensed in California, Texas, New York, and Virginia - Medically trained in California. Residency in a hospital serving mostly underserved families, with experience in child abuse and forensic exams.

Jennifer Logan, M.D. UCLA

Pacific Palisades, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Telemedicine, Preventive Medicine, Standard of Care, Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men's Health, Electronic Medical Records (Epic), Pediatrics, Diabetes, Hypertension, Depression, Anxiety, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Jennifer Logan is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who maintains a full clinical practice at UCLA Pacific Palisades, serving greater Los Angeles, while also providing services to legal counsel including medical records review, written reports, and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense cases. She is a well-trained, highly experienced practitioner who has spent 10-plus years on the frontlines of primary care serving patients of all ages and has extensive experience with Epic, the most common electronic medical record (EMR) system in the country. She has an excellent foundation of teaching and lecturing in both a university academic setting and in the community. Dr. Logan grew up in Virginia and obtained her undergraduate degree in Molecular Psychobiology from the State University of New York in Binghamton, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, then completed her ...

Michele Alba, MD

Loveland, Colorado
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics, Newborn, Cancer Screening, Cesarean, Childbirth, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Drug Interaction, Failure to Diagnose/Refer, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Hospital Infections, Hypertension, Hemorrhage, Pre-Eclampsia, Sepsis, Shoulder Dystocia, Uterine Rupture, VBAC
As a board-certified family medicine physician with fellowship training in high-risk maternal child health, Dr. Alba practices full-scope family medicine with surgical obstetrics in Northern Colorado. She currently serves as faculty physician at one of the nation's top family medicine residency training programs with over 5 years of clinical experience. While her expertise includes primary care, addiction medicine, and women's health, Dr. Alba's breadth of knowledge spans inpatient and outpatient geriatric, adult, pediatric and obstetric medicine. She oversees medical students, residents, midwives, and mid-level providers. She is passionate about patient safety and quality improvement and holds leadership roles on both Family Medicine and Obstetrics Safety Net Boards at her current institution. Dr. Alba is known for her curious mindset, thoughtful analytical skills, and excellent communication abilities both written and verbal. She is able to translate complex information into tang...

Mark Lazarus, MD

Superior, Colorado
Hospitalist, Nursing Homes - Board Certified Internal Medicine, Clinical Instructor, Hospital Medicine, SNFs, Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Hospitalist, Internist, Inpatient Medicine, Primary Care, PCP, DVT, PE, Decubitus Ulcers.
Expert in peer review—Assistant Medical Director, Morbidity/Mortality Chair, Professional Performance Review, IM Peer Review, Utilization Review, and Medicine Supervisory Committee. Involved in 100+ malpractice cases, 60% plaintiff and 40% defense. Experienced Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10 years of clinical and teaching experience. Graduated from Rush University Medical School in the top 50% of my class with board scores in the top national quartile. Internal Medicine clinical instructor at Scripps for 10 years and staff physician with San Diego SNF Hospitalists (servicing various local nursing homes) for 6 years. Available for internal medicine, nursing home, and hospitalist case reviews. Quick responses—texts, calls, and emails returned within 1 hour. CV, fee schedule, attorney references, and redacted medical reports available on request. 847.830.3636 [email protected]

Susan M. Tiona, M.D.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Family Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Correctional Healthcare, Correctional Medicine, Primary Care, Family Medicine, medical chart review
Dr. Tiona graduated medical school in 1992 and completed her family medicine residency in 1995. After separating from the USAF in January 1998, she spent the next six years in community medicine before embarking on a career in correctional medicine beginning in June 2004. As part of her duties while employed as the chief medical officer for the Colorado Department of Corrections from 2015 to 2017, she began serving as expert witness for a variety of correctional healthcare cases. After leaving the CDOC, she has continued to practice in the correctional healthcare field as a telemedicine physician for a private prison company, as well as expanding her practice as an expert witness for correctional healthcare-related litigation.

Karen Weese Bell, MD Dr Karen MD & Associates

Fort Collins, Colorado
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Primary Care, Holistic medicine, Integrative medicine, Hospice medicine
I have over five years' experience as a consultant physician assessing physician standards of care. My fields of expertise include primary care (all ages including women's health, pediatrics, and geriatrics), integrative/holistic medicine, and end-of-life/hospice care. My expert witness experience includes medical chart reviews, report-writing, and giving deposition testimony. I also perform chart reviews and clinical interviews to evaluate physicians' clinical acumen and competency. I am board-certified in family medicine and board-eligible for hospice medical director certification.

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.

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

West Hartford, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others. She also has significant experience with supervising physician assistants/associates and nurse practitioners.

Kimberly Graziano, MD Pelican Pediatrics

Sebastian , Florida
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Children, Teenager, Adolescent, Primary Care, Newborn Nursery, Standard of Care, Billing and Coding, Newborn Discharge, Behavior, ADHD, Asthma, Vaccines, Child Abuse, Immunizations, RSV, GERD, Breastfeeding, Medication Errors, Custody, Puberty, Pediatrics
Dr. Kimberly Graziano is a Board Certified Pediatrician serving children from birth to 18. Dr. Graziano founded Pelican Pediatrics of Sebastian, Florida in 2005 and continues to serve the east central coast of Florida. She is highly regarded in her community and is on staff at Sebastian River Medical Center/Steward Healthcare. She practices evidence based medicine and is skilled at diagnostic dilemmas. Dr Graziano understands current standards of care and provides opinions based solely on facts. Dr. Graziano completed her training at the Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She enjoys teaching and considers expert witness work another opportunity to do so.

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
Over 13 years of active clinical practice treating adult and gerontology patients including inpatient rehabilitation (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury), trauma/surgery, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Current practice involves interventional pain management and medical management of patients involved in personal injury, auto/trucking accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, premise liability, and/or slip and fall accidents. Board Certified as a Certified Life Care Planner from ICHCC. Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by American Association of Nurse Practitioners. I also hold the designation of an Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN-IP) in Florida. I offer life care planning services catering to both catastrophic and non-catastrophic injury cases. This includes managing cases involving acquired brain injuries, birth injuries, severe burns, multiple traumas, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuri...

Susan Minter, DNP, APRN Susan Minter DNP APRN LLC

Brooksville, Florida
Correctional Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner - correctional medicine, correctional nursing, nursing administration, nursing homes, rehabilitation, facilities, correctional standards of care, addiction, primary care, nursing standards of care, jails, prisons, medication adherence, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse
Doctorate prepared nurse practitioner from a leading university. Double board certified. Expert in medication adherence standards and audit trails. Currently practicing full-time as a primary care nurse practitioner at one of the largest jails in the country. 33 years' experience in healthcare, veteran USAF medical corps officer, leading expert consult for attorneys regarding correctional cases and standards of care for both jails and prisons, including high profile cases. Frequent national speaker at NCCHC conferences, and nurse practitioner AANP national conferences regarding current issues and standards of care for nurse practitioners and correctional staff. Published author regarding study for hypertension medication adherence. High level administration experience in both acute and post-acute settings, including wound care and nursing home standards of care.

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, 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 23 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Brian D. Jamail, PA-C, MPAS Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - air force veteran, Physician Assistant, primary care, acute care, trauma management, occupational health, diabetes, wound care, flight medicine, ambulatory care, infection management, internal medicine, family medicine, prescribing errors, standard of care, failure to diagnose, personal injury
US Air Force Veteran. Board certified Physician Assistant with a diverse background that includes clinical experience in Acute Care, Flight Medicine and Internal Medicine. I will be an asset to your team with over 14 years of experience in direct patient care in several different locations: urgent care, military health care and private office settings. I am currently licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Georgia. I am actively practicing full-time in a busy internal medicine practice. I am available for comprehensive chart/medical records review, case disposition analysis, defining standards of care, production of reports, participation in court/trial testimonies and screening for case merit (failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing errors, abuse and deviations from standard of care).

Oguchi Andrew Nwosu, MD, FAAFP Emory University School of Medicine

Marietta, Georgia
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - primary care, urgent care, obstetrics, inpatient, outpatient, medical malpractice, failure to diagnose, heart attack, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, medication error, decubitus ulcer, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, missed diagnosis, hospital defense, negligence, chest pain, abdominal pain
Dr. Nwosu is an associate professor of family medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He currently serves as chief of service for family medicine at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta. He does full spectrum inpatient and outpatient family medicine including obstetrics and also serves as a collaborating physician and was the former lead physician for Georgia for CVS Minute Clinics. In that position, he supervises nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the urgent care setting. In the past he also had significant emergency room experience. He has lectured locally and nationally on his areas of interest and been reviewing medical malpractice cases since 2014. During that time he has been involved in about seventy cases. He has testified several times in depositions and partaken in trial testimony.

Monique D Petteys, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Third Opinion MD

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Primary care, Women's health, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse, Medical Aesthetics, Dermatology, Standard of care, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Aesthetic
Highly qualified Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse background including clinical experience in obstetrics, internal medicine, family practice, urgent care, pediatrics, geriatrics, adult, and women’s health. I will be an asset to your team with over 18 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Kellie K Breaux, MSN, RN, FNP

Hayden, Idaho
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine - Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemed, Telemetry, Triage, Adults, All ages, Consulting, Standards of Care
Kellie Breaux is a Registered Nurse, board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She has 18 years of experience in adult and pediatric nursing in various settings including: inpatient telemetry, step down ICU/progressive care units, emergency department and fast track/urgent care areas. Actively practicing in primary care pediatrics as a nurse practitioner. Experienced charge nurse, and clinical preceptor with emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine and following standards of care. She is excellent at communication, she is detail-oriented, thorough, professional, efficient and responsive. Active licenses in Idaho and Washington.

Kushal R Patel, MD University of Illinois College of Medicine

Hanover Park, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, outpatient medicine, primary care, electronic health records, healthcare informatics, urgent care, telemedicine, cardiology, oncology, intensive care, neurology, nephrology, medication error, pulmonology, gastroenterology
Dr. Patel is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He has practiced clinical medicine in diverse settings: private groups, hospital-employed, large academic institutions, smaller community hospitals, and teaching programs. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR), an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal; and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles. In addition to his clinical and academic roles, Dr. Patel is an EPIC-certified physician informatics lead and develops IT solutions to improve patient care, and health outcomes as well as to reduce errors. He provides expert clinician input in developing solutions for a multitude of quality improvement and healthcare initiatives. Dr. Patel’s diverse experiences in healthcare delivery, quality improvement, healthcare informatics, and medical education make him well-equi...

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 25 years of experience as an NP and 30 years of experience as an RN. Her areas of expertise as a nurse practitioner include both ER and family practice.

Jason Ramirez, MD

Abingdon, Maryland
Family Medicine - Primary Care, academic family medicine
2 decades of primary care practice 10 years academic medicine as faculty in family medicine residency program former family medicine residency program director.

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others. She also has significant experience with supervising physician assistants/associates and nurse practitioners.

Sadie Elisseou, MD Trauma-Informed Practices, LLC

Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Internal medicine, primary care, malpractice, medical errors, delayed diagnosis, screening, trauma-informed, trauma, assault, abuse, neglect, maltreatment, violence, victim, survivor
Board-certified Internal Medicine physician, practicing full-time primary care in the Boston VA Healthcare System. Earned both B.A. and M.D. through the 8-year Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME) at Brown University. Completed residency and chief residency at Yale School of Medicine. Currently a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and adjunct instructor at Boston University School of Medicine. Highly qualified expert witness for malpractice cases. Internationally recognized subject matter expert in trauma-informed care (TIC), an evidence-based framework for supporting trauma survivors that has been adopted by the legal field (see Law360 publications on this). Worked with award-winning attorneys in a high profile case to interview clients assaulted by their doctor, understand the scope of injuries, and help build a trauma-informed legal practice. Frequently invited to speak to national and international audiences. The nation's expert in trauma-informed phy...

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 have taught internal medicine to medical house staff and also teach 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 edito...

Rockelle D Rogers, MD VIP Medical Consulting- Expert Witness

Detroit, Michigan
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Primary Care, Hospital Care
Board Certified Internal Medicine-25 years experience Experienced as Expert Witness since 2016 Experienced in Peer Review Credentialing of Physicians Available for Depositions and/or Trials Professional Active in the Practice of Internal Medicine Currently Timely Response and Reviews within 48 hours

Kathleen Evans, MD HealthAdvise

Missoula, Missouri
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Cancer Screening, Chest Pain, Infections
Dr. Kathleen E. Evans graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and completed her residency also at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a experienced medical director, hospitalist with strong interests in patient safety and systems based solutions. She is a family medicine doctor in Missoula, Montana and is affiliated with MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital. She has been in practice for more than 32 years. Dr.Evans has expertise in treating stroke, chronic diabetes, and chronic high blood pressure. Training Medical School University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Residency University of Arizona College Medicine Board Certifications American Board of Family Medicine

Angela Baumeister

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Wound Care, , Diabetes Care, Home Healthcare, Primary Care, elder care, Midlevel Provider, Advance Practice Provider, case review, pressure injuries, falls, bed sores, dementia, UTI, delirium, assisted living, foot ulcers, polypharmacy, standards of care, non-healing
I have worked as a Physician Associate for 15 years, specializing in Family Medicine and Geriatrics in outpatient, home health, and long term care settings. I was an Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of St. Francis and was a member of the adjunct faculty as an advisor for capstone research projects. I’ve served as a board member of the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants as well as a member of the NMAPA annual conference planning committee.

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

New York
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others. She also has significant experience with supervising physician assistants/associates and nurse practitioners.

Erik C Lyons, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CLNC

North Bellmore, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Primary Care, Nursing, RN, Critical Care, CCRN, Legal Nurse Consultant, CLNC, Nursing Standards of Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Malpractice, Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, Wrongful Death, Work Injury.
Board certified Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, NP-C. Independent and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) / Nurse Practitioner Consultant to The Legal Profession. Provides informed professional opinions, including an array of services and strategy to attorneys as an Expert Witness and Consulting Expert. Currently serves as the Nurse Practitioner in Electrophysiology / Cardiology at one of Long Island’s most recognized Hospitals. Advanced knowledge of cardiac rhythms and intra-cardiac rhythm devices, including the analysis of pacemakers and defibrillators in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Serves as surgical first assist during intra-cardiac device implantation, comprehensive rhythm studies and ablation procedures. Performs surgical incision / dermatological closure for device implants. Extensive experience in Critical Care, Telemetry, and Medical Surgical Nursing with 8+ years of direct patient care. Served as Assistant Nurse Manager and Rapid Response Nurse while...

Laura Preece, DO MedConsult, LLC

Syracuse, New York
Internal Medicine - Board Certified, EHR, Primary Care, Legal Liability, Wrongful Death, Obesity Medicine, Pre-Op Evaluation, Record Review, Deposition, Trial Testimony, Nursing Home

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.

Carey Williams, MD, MPH, FAAP

Greensboro, North Carolina
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, Sexual/child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine, ADHD
Dr. Carey C. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a large suburban outpatient pediatrics clinic which serves 16,000+ patients from birth to 19 years of age. As a general pediatrician, she sees thousands of patients annually for acute and preventive care, and has experience with hospital care of the well newborn. She has served as lead physician for clinic- and community-based quality improvement initiatives, participates in regular CME activities, and practices evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She also teaches and supervises medical students on a regular basis.

Jonathan Gully, MD

Cincinnati, Ohio
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Standard of Care, Pediatrics, Diabetes, Cancer Screening, Failure to Diagnose, Adolescent Health Care, Chest Pain, Infections, Gynecology
Dr. Gully is board certified in Family Medicine, currently practicing full-time as a Primary Care Physician, including care through telemedicine. In addition to treating patients he also supervises Nurse Practitioners and medical students. Prior to this he practiced in both Urgent Care Centers and Hospital settings. He earned an MD from the University of Cincinnati and completed residency in Chicago. Dr. Gully has recent experience in cases involving failure to diagnose, cancer screening, anticoagulation therapy, orthopedics, and morbidity following inpatient and outpatient surgery. He has been lauded for his written and oral communication skills, as well as poise during testimony.

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...

Lisa Colasurdo, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Colasurdo Consulting, LLC

Boiling Springs, South Carolina
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Expert Witness Testimony, Standard of Care, Case Merit, Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, Family Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, NP, Urgent Care, Immediate Care Center, Personal Injury, General Nursing Practice, Legal Nurse Consultant
Lisa Colasurdo is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Clemson University and her Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing. Ms. Colasurdo is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been providing expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense cases since 2016. Lisa Colasurdo graduated from Clemson University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her nursing career as a floor nurse on a step-down unit. She then transitioned to working in the Surgery/Endoscopy Department as well as in the Emergency Department. Ms. Colasurdo earned her Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing in 2000. After completing her Masters, she became a Nursing Instructor at Lander University from 2000-2001, teaching Medical-Surgical and Critical Care Nursing courses. I...