Prison Medicine Expert Witness


Prison medicine 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 prison medicine. The prison medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Correctional Healthcare, and Family Medicine.

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Marty Hearyman, MD, CCHP

Searcy, Arkansas
Correctional Healthcare - Prison Medicine, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Inmate Medical Care, NCCHC Standards, Medical Site Director, Prison Physician
Dr. Hearyman has over 20 years of experience as a practicing physician; thirteen years in private family practice, and over 7 years as a site Medical Director for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He has over 6 years of experience providing medical care via telemedicine. As a former high school teacher and coach, he enjoys the educational aspect of helping his patients. He is a motivator of patients to take ownership of their health. As a patient advocate, he empowers participating patients in a joint decision-making process: 1) by engaging in an informed risk/benefit discussion, 2) and by implementing a health care plan for those needing inspiration and encouragement to embrace a more proactive approach to the optimization of their health. Dr. Hearyman has experience in fiction and non-fiction writing. None of his work has been made available for publishing at this time. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted.

David M Mathis, MD CCHP-P FAAFP

Napa, California
Correctional Healthcare, Family Medicine - Prison Medicine, Prison Hospice, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Mental Health in Jails, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Formulary Complaints, Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment in Jails, Inmate Medical Care
David M. Mathis, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine for 30+ years. He has spent 20 years in prison medicine, most recently as a Physician and Surgeon at the California Medical Facility (CMF), a state prison for inmates with medium to high acuity medical issues. Designated a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional-Physician, he has also achieved Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr. Mathis spent four years as medical director of Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Maryland's largest prison (3500 inmates) and co-authored a published study, “Point-of-care INR Determination, Coumadin Dosage Changes, and Use of a Historical, Self-updating Database in a Prison.” During his time in private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Dr. Mathis is an experienced expert witness in Correctional Healthcare...

Ryan D. Herrington, MD MPH David Medical Services PLLC

Olympia, Washington
Correctional Healthcare, Addiction Medicine - Correctional expert witness, correctional medical director, prison medicine expert, jail medicine expert, prison medicine doctor
Common issues reviewed and opined on: missed diagnosis, wrong or no treatment, inattention/delay, insufficient access to specialist care, failure to send to emergency department, failure to ensure continuity of care. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted. Familiar with the legal concept of deliberate indifference. Familiar with both jail and prison settings. Familiar with both government and private sector management structures. Can opine from both a primary care and an administrative/medical director perspective.