Pulmonary Embolism Expert Witnesses

Pulmonary embolism 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 pulmonary embolism. The pulmonary embolism expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Aquatics Safety, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Communications, Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Health Informatics, and Hospice and Palliative Care.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Albert Fiorello, MD, RDMS, FAAEM, FACEP Sonora Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

Tucson, Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Emergency Ultrasound
Dr. Fiorello is a residency trained, board certified, practicing emergency physician. He has been an attending physician since 1998 in the emergency department of a high-volume, academic, Level 1 trauma center. He has also worked for 4 years for the Indian Health Service in a small rural hospital ED. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is the Emergency Medicine Residency Director. He has years of experience reviewing cases as an outside consultant for the state medical board and his hospital’s quality and peer review committees. He is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer and former director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. He has lectured in Emergency Medicine on the local, regional, and national level and has authored many abstracts, scientific articles, and book chapters in the field of Emergency Medicine and medical education.

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Joseph J Barrows, MD Joseph J. Barrows, MD Inc.

Newport Beach, California
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - intubation, hematoma, informed consent, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, PE, capnography, brain damage, hypoxia, paralysis, narcotics, laryngospasm, ambulatory surgical center, ASC, medication error, positioning, central line, ventilation, aspiration, propofol, anticoagulation
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. 15+ years experience. Over 4,000 spinal surgical procedures performed. Anesthesiologist for U.S. Olympic and Red Bull athletes, the Los Angeles Kings, and U.S. Navy SEALs. Extensive teaching experience. 10+ years experience as Medical Director of an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) with duties including peer review and performance enhancement. Experienced expert witness. First person in family to attend college - worked way through college working construction and bartending. Excellent verbal communication skills.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Clarisse J Glen, MD

Sacramento, California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Respiratory Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Septic Shock, Cardiac Arrest, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Airway management, TB, Lung Cancer, Ventilators, Aspiration pneumonia, Narcolepsy, Sleep Apnea, REM Behavior Disorder, Sleep Deprivation, Daytime sleepiness, Drowsy driving
Dr. Glen is a quadruple board-certified physician specializing in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and has over 15 years of experience caring for adult patients. She has focused on her three subspecialties over the past 10 years. She has expertise in a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including intubation, bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, and the placement of central, arterial lines and chest tubes and is skilled at interpreting chest imaging, pulmonary function tests (PFTs), point-of-care ultrasound and sleep studies, among other areas. In her Sleep practice, she manages patients suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness due to a diversity of sleep disorders. She is passionate about excellence and is committed to delivering, and empowering others to deliver a high standard of medical care. She has served on her hospital's Quality Committee, contributing to the evaluation and enhancement of physician care standards, and is currently...

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Forest Knolls, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He has treated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department. He currently holds positions in the following hospit...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Kelley Pratt, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Steven M. Simons, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine - Asthma, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, lung cancer; recent Chief of Staff - Cedars - Sinai; Professor - UCLA, medical director, medical affairs - Cedars - Sinai
Over 20 years experience. Former Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary Division - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Currently Medical Director, Medical Affairs - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA School of Medicine.

Michael J Sise

San Diego, California
Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Vascular Injury, Compartment syndrome, Deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, arterial embolism, amputation, fall and head injury, iatrogenic vascular injury, limb loss, carotid endartectomy, vascular bypass surgery, ruptured aneurysm, angiogram complications
Dr. Michael J. Sise is the senior trauma and vascular surgeon and the immediate past Chief of the Medical Staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. He attended the College of Holy Cross and the University of Rochester School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Sise obtained his general surgery and vascular surgery training at Naval Medical Center, San Diego. He is board certified in surgery, vascular surgery, and surgical critical care. Dr. Sise served as chief surgeon aboard aircraft carriers USS Constellation, USS Kitty Hawk, USS Ranger, USS Eisenhower and USS Belleau Wood. Dr. Sise was Chief Surgeon aboard amphibious carriers USS Guam and USS Iwo Jima in the Persian Gulf during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991. He completed a 20-year career as a Naval Medical Officer in 1992 and became Assistant Trauma Medical Director at Mercy Hospital in San Diego. Dr. Sise served as the Trauma Medical Director of M...

Robert Wagmeister, MD

Santa Monica, California
Vascular Surgery - Board Certified. Major societies. Reviews, depositions, court. Aneurysms, carotid, bypasses, dialysis, amputations, pulmonary embolus, phlebitis, anterior spine access.

Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Medical Director of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 14+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the Medical Director of the ER, the Chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system'...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Victor Adan, MD

Buena Vista, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Chest Pain, Emergency Medicine, Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Rural Emergency Medicine, Shortness of Breath, Stroke, Torsion, Trauma
I am a practicing emergency physician with 27 years of clinical experience, including over 17 years of emergency department medical director experience. I am currently a full-time emergency physician at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colorado. I am licensed as a physician to practice medicine in Colorado, North Carolina, and Georgia. I graduated magna cum laude from Berry College in 1988 with a bachelor’s of science degree in biology and chemistry. I attended the Medical College of Georgia, graduating with a doctorate in medicine in 1993. I completed a three-year residency in family medicine at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia, in 1996, and a one-year fellowship in rural emergency medicine with the University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine-Memphis in Covington, Tennessee, in 1999. I am board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1996, and by the American Board of Physician Specialties Board of Certification in Emergency...

Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD Colorado Pulmonary Associates

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Occupational lung disease, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, sepsis

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

Brian Steiner, MD

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Heart Attack, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion
I am a seasoned emergency medicine physician with over ten years' experience across various healthcare settings. My journey has taken me from busy urban trauma centers to community hospitals, providing me with a diverse and comprehensive understanding of emergency care complexities. Throughout my career, I've not only dedicated myself to clinical practice but have also taken on leadership roles, supervising residents and midlevel providers. This experience has deepened my understanding of medical standards, making me particularly adept at reviewing cases and identifying potential malpractice issues. I take great pride in my ability to communicate effectively and promptly. Recognizing the significance of clear communication in legal proceedings, I ensure that complex medical concepts are conveyed in an accessible manner, facilitating a thorough understanding of the case at hand. At the heart of my professional ethos is an unwavering dedication to patient care. This commitment no...

Brooks Walsh, MD

New Haven, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ultrasound, electrocardiogram, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrest, ACLS, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, aorta, dissection, pericardial effusion, tamponade, aneurysm, fibrillation, arrhythmia, resuscitation, Excited Delirium
Residency trained EM at Yale, boarded in EM, 10 + years experience urban environment. I am versed in all aspects of emergency medicine, but I have focused on cardiovascular problems in my research and education. I have published numerous academic articles and produced educational material about the use of the ECG and bedside ultrasound to diagnose cardiac and respiratory conditions, including MI, CHF, PE, pre-eclampsia with pulmonary edema, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, coronary artery dissection, management of arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, evaluation of chest pain, evaluation of shortness of breath, and other cardio-respiratory problems. Additionally, I was a paramedic for 5 years before medical school, and maintain a relationship with EMS currently. I am prepared to discuss excited delirium and cardiac arrest in custody, whether in the ED or in the prehospital context.

Larry S. Wasser, M.D. Associated Pulmonologists of Western CT

BROOKFIELD, Connecticut
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory failure, Lung Cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Asbestosis, Post-operative management, Covid-19, Occupational lung disease, Mold
I am board-certified by the ABIM, in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and am a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well a member of the American Thoracic Society. I am formerly an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I have 30 years of clinical experience specializing in Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Asbestosis, Occupational Lung Disease, Respiratory failure, Sepsis, mechanical ventilation, Critical Care, Postoperative management, COVID-related pulmonary disease, Mold and environmental exposures I have been "hands-on", providing direct pulmonary patient care since 1986 and have had the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural settings, allowing me to gain an expansive clinical expertise. I am currently licensed in CT, NY, FL, PA, IN, OH, GA, CA, MI, NJ, VA, WI. I attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and did all of my re...

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Orlando , Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

Douglas Dillon

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Alachua, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Melbourne, Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Deep Vein Thrombosis [DVT], Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], Sacral/Decubitus wound, Bedsores, Hospice, Falls, End of life, Life Care Planning, Trauma
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

Michael Ferraro, DO, MS

Stuart, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic, EMT, Falls, Ambulance, Refusals, Airway, CVA, DVT, PE, ER Holds, EMS, EMTALA, Fractures, Geriatric, HEMS, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Spinal abscess, Stroke, Resuscitation, CPR, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Downtime Errors, MVA
Board-certified emergency medicine physician in full-time practice. Over 15 years of clinical experience caring for both adult and pediatric patients. Medical staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (adjunct) at Florida State University College of Medicine. Special interest and broad experience in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and prehospital care. Medical director of multiple EMT/Paramedic teaching programs. Medical Director of fire rescue agencies with more than 300+ paramedics. Served as a Firefighter/EMT before entering medical school. Clinical experience includes, but is not limited to,: airway complications, angioedema, tracheostomy complications, aortic dissection, appendicitis, disaster management, electronic medical record downtime errors, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian torsion, testicular torsion, pediatrics, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, meningitis, supracondylar fracture, emergency medical services, prehospital standard of care...

Evans Heithaus, MD University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Radiology - IVC filter, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, blood clot, TIPS, AVM, embolization, Y90, TACE, IRE, nanoknife, cryoablation, microwave ablation, stents, dialysis procedures, biliary and urinary interventions, vertebroplasty/ kyphoplasty, endovascular procedures, biopsy, drainage, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET scan
I am a dual board certified and fellowship trained Vascular and Interventional Radiologist. I am a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida. I have experience in private practice prior to academic practice. I also have prior expert witness experience. I currently work at a large Level 1 trauma center, and my hospital is also a regional liver and kidney transplant center. I have a large experience with TIPS and cirrhosis / portal hypertension. I also have experience with liver transplant complications. A portion of my practice is devoted to treating DVT and PE. I perform DVT thrombectomy and IVC filter placement and retrieval. I have experience with complex IVC filter retrieval including removal of IVC filters protruding into the aorta (artery), bowel, and spine. I have removed “permanent” filters as well as fragmented/broken filters. I have experience with thrombolysis for DVT/PE. I also perform endovascular reconstruction of occluded veins including stenting. I ...

Brenda Jacobsen, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Heart Failure/CHF, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, ED to Inpatient transition.
I am a former RN who wanted to learn more and be able to do more for her patients. I subsequently went back to college for my medical education. I did my residency through the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System. I am dually board certified in Osteopathic Internal Medicine (AOBIM) and Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). I am a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI) and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). I have extensive experience traveling and I have worked in a variety of locations including many rural and underserved areas as well as in community hospitals and tertiary centers. I have extensive experience with the healthcare system as it relates to doctors, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care in the ED and in the hospital. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia (Guam would need to be reactivated).

Kenneth G. Kalassian, MD, FCCP

Tampa, Florida
Critical Care Medicine - Critical care medicine, cardiac arrest, stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cardiogenic shock, ECMO, respiratory failure, pneumonia, COVID - 19, multiorgan failure, septic shock, pulmonary embolism.
Dr. Kalassian is quadruple board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care Medicine (ABMS and UCNS), Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine. He completed all of his medical training at Stanford University, including medical school, internship, residency and fellowships in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kalassian has practiced medicine for more than 25 years. He has practiced in academic medicine with faculty appointments at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Emory University, as well as in private practice and community hospital settings. Services Dr. Kalassian provides include: -Survey of case for merit -Medical chart review and analysis -Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination -Medical literature search -Expert witness testimony

Benny Menendez, MD

Boca Raton , Florida
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Abdominal emergencies, Cardiac arrest, Fractures, Orthopedic emergency, Strokes, Airway emergencies, Diverticulitis complications, Head injuries, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissections, Ectopic pregnancy, Heart attacks, Respiratory emergencies, Appendicitis, Falls, Myocardial infraction, Sepsis
Board-certified Emergency Physician with 30 years of experience in one of the busiest ER/Trauma/Stroke center (Broward health Medical Center) in Broward County Florida with 25 years of directorship, and providing high-quality patient care in acute care setting. Affiliated to multiple teaching institutions and member of Quality Committee for many years. Also 13 years as an Airway Physician for the NFL (Miami Dolphins team). Available as an expert witness in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia etc.

Edward S Morrison, D.O. FACOEP,FACEP AOA.

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - trauma, myocardial infarction, MI, heart attack, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, sepsis, aneurysm, stroke, pulmonary embolism, PE, epidural abscess, spinal abscess, EMTALA, overdose, sexual abuse, child abuse, pediatric emergency, airway management, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory distress, intubation
Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. Clinical Professor. Medical Director. Extensive EMS Experience – former Medical Director for Search & Rescue team, Medstar Ambulance and 911 Dispatch.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Anthony G Stanley, MD

North Miami, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - trauma, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, sepsis, appendicitis, airway management, internal medicine, head injury, concussion, epidural abscess, foreign body removal, chest pain, wound care, infections, abdominal pain, testicular torsion, medical management
Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. 30+ years of clinical experience in both Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings. Holder of 2 US Medical Device Patents, specializing in performance safety in foreign body removal, measuring wound site damage, and suturing.

Branden Wells, MD HealthAdvise

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Airway management, Acute coronary syndrome, Acute myocardial infarction, Stroke, Bell palsy, Abdominal pain, appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, Acute back pain, epidural abscess, cauda equina syndrome, Aortic dissection, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep vein thrombosis
Dr. Branden Wells is an Emergency Medicine doctor in Gulf Breeze, Florida. His top areas of expertise are Folliculitis, Boils, Carbuncle, and Gallbladder Disease. Training Medical School University of Florida College of Medicine 1998 Licenses Emergency Medicine in FL

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

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.

Gregory E. Jones, MD

Douglasville , Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, septic shock, medical necessity, standard of care, respiratory failure, heart failure, heart disease, stroke, peri-operative management
Dr. Jones is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in Hospital Medicine. He is licensed in GA, SC, and TN. He received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues to practice as a Hospitalist in Georgia.

Douglas E Krug, MD, MS, FACEP

Roswell, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Adult Emergency Medicine, chest pain, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, appendicitis, perforated viscus, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sepsis, meningitis, fractures/dislocations, penetrating and blunt trauma, ectopic pregnancy, preclampsia, CVA/stroke, poisonings/overdose
Douglas Krug is Emergency Medicine residency trained, board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 38 years of full time Emergency Medicine practice at a high volume/high acuity Level II trauma center (ranked in top 10 in annual ED volume by Becker’s Hospital Review), Douglas Krug has had over 120,000 patient encounters. Experience in supervising and teaching residents and APP’s since accredited Emergency Medicine residency program started in 2019. Served as Director of Emergency Department and member of Medical Care Evaluation (Quality Assurance) Committee. Education: BA degree in Biology (cum laude) - Colgate University. MS degree in Physiology and Biophysics (with distinction) - Georgetown University. MD degree (AOA honors) -Georgetown University School of Medicine. Emergency Medicine residency (Chief Resident) - Emory University Affiliated Hospitals.

Ned Okarter, MD MPH APEX MEDICINE, INC

Mableton, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, ICU (Intensive Care Unit), Critical Care medicine, Sickle cell patients, stroke patients, ventilator care, COVID, hospitalized patients, heart attack patients, cardiovascular disease, decubitus ulcer issues, opiate abuse, Pulmonary embolism, Wound Care
I am a board certified Internal Medicine physician who currently works as a Hospitalist in Atlanta, GA. A Hospitalist is a physician who works in the inpatient setting of a hospital. Therefore, when sick patients visit the ER and its determined that they need to stay hospitalized, I get the call to take care of them (in the medical floors or ICU). Due to my full time schedule being "5 ON, 5 OFF" (five days of inpatient work followed by five days OFF of work), this allows me time to take on medical expert cases. Previous to my time in Atlanta, I have worked full time in New York City and New Jersey. In addition, I have taken on Locums assignments in several other states and cities. In previous summers, I have participated in medical missionary trips over seas - such as Jamaica and Nigeria. When I'm home from saving the world (LOL), I spend time with my wonderful family. I have two daughters (ages 7 & 3) and a son (15 months). However, my greatest asset is my dear wife! Not only is ...

Kayur V Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FAAPL, FACHE, FACEP

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine, Thoracic Aortic Dissection (TAD), Hospital Standard of Care
Practicing Emergency Department Physician. Trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced physician executive, with over 30 years of practical experience. Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute, former Medical Director for Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health, and current Chief Medical Officer of Proactive MD, which operates clinics for large employers. Frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. Extensive chart review experience focused on quality and adverse events. Special clinical interest in Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolytics in an Acute Stroke. Serve as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states. Primary responsibility is to review medical records to see whether they meet the Standard of Care. Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, and American College...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Meridian, 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 15 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Taher Sobhy, MD medical practice

Gurnee, Illinois
General Practice, Family Medicine - Cancer Screening, Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Preventive Medicine, Botox, Cosmetic Medicine, Medical Management, Nursing Homes, DOT Exams
Taher Sobhy, MD, is a Board Certified Family Physician, with over 30 years of clinical experience in Primary Care Medicine. He was a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Chicago Medical School in Illinois 2007-2017. As the past president of the medical staff, he has extensive experience in Health Management. Dr. Sobhy is a Family Physician in clinical practice with more than 90% of his practice in direct patient care. Fluent in English,and Arabic, he has excellent oral and written communication skills. He has experience treating a pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. He regularly perform screening for c...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Indianapolis, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Greenwood, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Ben Tritle, M.D., M.B.A. BAT Consulting LLC

Kentucky
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Radiology - Biopsy, Drain placement, Portal hypertension, Venous disease, Pulmonary Embolism, gastrointestinal bleeding, GI bleeding, interventional oncology, Y-90, radioembolization, chemoembolization, arterial embolization, venous reflux, TIPS, deep venous thrombosis, IVC filter, thrombolysis
Fellowship-trained, vascular and interventional radiologist with 7 years experience. Cleveland Clinic diagnostic radiology residents and vascular/interventional fellowship. Worked for ~3 years as an attending physician at Cleveland Clinic, including appointment as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in 2018. Areas of specialization include: prostate artery embolization, interventional oncology, portal hypertension, lower extremity venous reflux disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, arterial embolization, biopsies, and drainage catheter placement. I also earned an M.B.A. with healthcare management focus in February of 2021.

Jay O Book

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Sepsis, acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, acute stroke, heart attack, pneumonia, small bowel obstruction, pulmonary embolism, kidney stones, urinary retention, laceration repair, fracture reduction, stabilization and splinting.
I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. My previous experience includes 13 years as a registered nurse in emergency departments in Louisiana as well as contract ED work in Seattle, Phoenix, and St. Louis. I’ve been practicing as an APRN in Louisiana in a 38 bed emergency department where I currently serve as the clinical leader of the advanced practice providers of the department. During my time in emergency departments I have obtained experience in medical conditions across the ranging from cough and cold to cardiac and neurological emergencies. I have resided in Alexandria, LA with my family for the past 8 years.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active Practitioner of Emergency Medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Eric J Beauvois, MD Five Eagles Consulting, LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Failure to diagnose, Failure to treat, Cancer, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Trauma, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Ischemia, Diabetes, Shock, DVT, Acute coronary syndrome, Testicular torsion, Airway management, Intracranial hemorrhage
I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I am a full-time practitioner licensed in Maryland. With 17 years of clinical practice, I am an experienced clinician and medical group president and serve as the peer review coordinator for my group. I am experienced in litigation and provide credible, understandable testimony that educates the judge and jury about the facts in a case with relation to negligence, causation, and damages. I diligently review the medical records, identify relevant issues, and provide clear, consistent, and honest analysis of the matter including angles of rebuttal of opposing expert witnesses. I have a sincere and professional demeanor, keen attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. I am prompt and professional, understand the importance of making deadlines, and am easily accessible via cell phone. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway management, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, Covid, clinical informatics, epidural abscess, respiratory failure, triage, sepsis, stroke, trauma, hyperbaric medicine, ED management, credentials, aortic emergencies, pregnancy emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, arrhythmias, peer review
Dr. Chaudhari is a highly experienced emergency medicine physician with over 18 years in active clinical practice and over 8 years of experience as Department Chair. He finished his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He has extensive leadership and teaching experience and currently serves as the President of the Medical Staff. He is a certified Epic Physician Builder and is the Medical Director of Informatics. He serves as the Chair of the Peer Review committee, Sepsis committee, and University of Maryland System Emergency Medicine Risk Forum. He is privileged to also sit on the University of Maryland Medical System Claims Review committee and has extensive ED management experience. Dr. Chaudhari is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants a...

Kevin W Chin, MD

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

John Cho, MD

Potomac, Maryland
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Biopsy, Drain placement, Venous disease, pulmonary embolism, gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, dialysis, deep venous thrombosis, IVC filter, thrombolysis, angioplasty, stent, missed diagnoses, vascular access and complications, biliary and urinary interventions, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET scan
Fellowship trained, dual boarded vascular interventional and diagnostic radiologist at a high volume community practice. Significant experience with endovascular procedures, venous access and dialysis interventions, gastrointestinal imaging and bleeding, arterial embolization and image guided biopsy and ablation procedures of tumors (pulmonary nodules, liver, kidney, soft tissue and bone lesions). Multiple peer reviewed publications in diagnostic and interventional radiology and presentations. Incredibly responsive to emails and phone calls. Happy to arrange for a complimentary phone call or video call to or discuss any interventional or diagnostic radiology matter,

Andrew Garff, MD

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - stroke care, sepsis, airway management, cardiac arrest, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, epidural abscess, ectopic pregnancy, diabetic ketoacidosis, arrhythmias, trauma care, tertiary care ERs, rural EDs, telehealth, EHR.
I am a board-certified Emergency Physician with over 20 years of experience currently working in a rural Emergency Department as well as a Telemedicine provider. I have provided emergency care to well over 80,000 patients. I have served as an Emergency Physician in sites ranging from major metropolitan areas to small rural EDs - mostly in Arizona and Maryland. Currently I am licensed in Maryland, Arizona, California, and Washington. I have been a Medical Director for over 4 years and ED Chairman for 2 years. I served on numerous hospital committees ranging from sepsis and critical care to a covid committee. I stay up to date with over 70 CME hours yearly as well as constantly interacting with colleagues and patients. I have started my own medical business, and realize the importance of communicating medical issues/conditions in a way all can understand. I treat everyone with respect and would be welcomed back at any hospital I have worked. I can summarize my opinions as well as pr...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Clinical Operations
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Matthew Moll, MD, MPH Mass General Brigham and Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, ARDS, deep venous thromobosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, pulmonary, mechanical ventilation, cough, shortness of breath, shock, covid
Dr. Moll is an academic pulmonary and intensive care unit physician (board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care) and faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His expertise is broad within pulmonary and critical care medicine and he has extensive expertise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis, as he leads a laboratory investigating these diseases. He is an attending on the pulmonary consult service at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the medical intensive care unit at the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System. He enjoys taking care of patients and supervising medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr Moll received his medical degree from Penn State and a Master of Public Health in Quantitative Methods from the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center, his clinical fellowship at Brigham and Wo...

William R. Phillips, Jr, MD Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Encephalopathy, Delirium
Board-certified attending physician in active clinical practice in Hospital Medicine Harvard Medical School teaching faculty Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care with other specialties Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings, including international teaching experience

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he ...

Vikas Aggarwal, MD, MPH University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Coronary, Stent, peripheral arterial disease, Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Cardiac Catheterization, Bleeding, Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Circulation, Artery, vascular medicine
Fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist and vascular intervention specialist in active practice. Board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine, endovascular intervention, echocardiography, and internal medicine. Vast tertiary care experience in coronary, vascular and pulmonary interventions, mechanical circulatory support, and structural heart interventions. Holds certifications in Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation (ARDMS) and Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography. Extensive academic and teaching experience in the areas of interventional cardiology, cardiology and vascular disease. Frequent invited lecturer and presenter. Performs medical reviews in cardiology and vascular disease for both plaintiff and defense.

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

Shanna C. Jones, MD, FACEP Corewell Health East Beaumont Troy Hospital

Oakland, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Management, Trauma, Head Injury, Airway Management, Critical Care, Emergency Procedures, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Respiratory Distress, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Diabetes
I am a board certified Emergency Physician working full time clinically in a large suburban Emergency Department that sees 100,000+ patients per year in Southeast Michigan. I am an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and have been involved in both academics and administration. I teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses and key topics in Emergency Medicine to our students, residents, nurses, paramedics, and urgent cares. Throughout my career, I have supervised medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in training. I diagnose and manage multiple medical conditions in the full spectrum of age from newborns to our elderly. I also have experience working in different practice settings such as urgent care facilities and free standing emergency departments.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Michael P. Rock, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAEM Emergency Physicians Professional Association

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, Headache, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Myocardial Infarction, Dissection, Abdominal Pain, Orthopedics, Sedation, Malpractice, Medical Direction, Quality Improvement, Process Improvement, Risk Management
I graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed Emergency Medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. I have been in clinical practice for 26+ years in high volume/acuity Emergency Departments in Minneapolis. In addition to clinical mastery, I have a wealth of additional experience in ED medical direction, physician leadership, case reviews for clinical quality, process improvement, and medical malpractice claims navigation. Please see the attached CV for additional details.

James Rose, MD

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke, Intubation, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic, Orthopedic Injury, Pediatric, Appendicitis, Trauma, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Motor Vehicle Accident, Cauda Equina, Epidural Abscess, Myocardial Infarction, Ultrasound, Torsion, AAA, DKA
- American Board of Emergency Medicine Certified - Trained at Level 1 trauma center in New Orleans, LA - Experience at multiple trauma centers - Experience at several rural hospitals - Currently practicing full time in high volume, high acuity hospital - Currently practicing in rural ER as well - Supervise residents, NP's, PA's - Residency trained in point of care, bedside ultrasound - Member of American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians - Alpha Omega Alpha honors in medical school - Summa cum laude in undergraduate and medical school

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Patricia A Penkoske, MD Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri
Critical Care Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery - pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric critical care, trauma, burns,sepsis, shock, peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, surgical infections, surgical complications,ecmo, ventricular assist devices, transplantation, surgical ethics, pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis
After completing Washington University School of Medicine, and training in general, cardiothoracic, and pediatric cardiac surgery, I embarked upon an academic career in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and critical care. I am the author of many peer reviewed journal articles and abstracts and have presented at national and international meetings. I have participated in teaching and research in the medical school environment. My expert witness experience has been in the fields of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, both adult and pediatric, and also in the area of critical care.

Douglas Dillon

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Akash Bhatnagar, MD

Lincroft , New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Attack, Chest Pain, Trauma, Aortic Dissection, Appendicitis, Stroke, Sepsis, Allergic Reaction, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Epidural Abscess.
Board certified in Emergency Medicine, with employment in high volume and high acuity academic and community hospitals, in addition to experience in telemedicine. I practice in Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma hospitals, and comprehensive stroke center. I have training and practice in both New York City and New Jersey. I am an experienced and award winning educator and presenter/ speaker on medical topics related emergency care. I am an Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support instructor.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Brian E Ackerman, MD

New York
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Joseph L Chow, MD

Orchard Park, New York
Urgent Care Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Headache, Chest pain, Pulmonary embolism, Acute abdomen, Appendicitis, Retained foreign body, Missed tendon laceration, Sepsis, Abnormal vital signs, Cellulitis, Tachycardia, Missed fracture, Fever, Pneumonia, Back pain, Shortness of breath, GERD, Blood in stools, Dizziness, Weakness
Urgent care is all I do. I have committed my career to urgent care with all its clinical and operational aspects for the past 16 years. After moving from a primary care background to urgent care in 2008, I have accumulated extensive experience from working clinically in urgent care centers, management and oversight of over 100 urgent care clinicians (physicians, PAs, NPs), to developing urgent care specific education, protocols and risk reduction programs. I am privileged to serve as President and CMO of my group with 19 centers, was elected as the President of the Urgent Care Association from 2021-2022 and served on the Board of the College of Urgent Care Medicine. With this breadth of experience touching all aspects of urgent care, I am qualified and have provided insightful and industry respected opinions and malpractice reviews on urgent care standards. Practicing urgent care medicine and occupational medicine in our facilities has allowed me to manage the common presenti...

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Robert W. Irwin, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

Troy, New York
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, respiratory therapy, critical care, Intensive care, Sleep medicine, Lung cancer diagnosis, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonia, sepsis, Aspiration
Over 60 testimonies- trial and depositions. All aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Both plaintiff and defense. 5 federal case testimonies. Clinical experience - Pulmonary and Critical Care Services providing in patient and out patient diagnosis and care in Albany, Troy and Saratoga NY.

Dinesh John, MD, MMM, FACP

Jamesville, New York
Hospitalist, Medical Management - hospital negligence, hospital liability, sepsis, infection, internal medicine, medication errors, pneumonia, hypertension, stroke, medical necessity, diabetes, cardiac arrest, chest pain, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, PE, patient handoff, respiratory failure, pressure sores, falls
Award-winning, Board-certified hospitalist in active clinical practice. Former Chief Quality Officer and Assistant Vice-President of Quality at SUNY-Upstate University Healthcare System, with responsibility for overall quality of care and patient safety for a large healthcare organization serving over 1.8 million people in Upstate New York. Former Medical Staff President of an academic tertiary care hospital. SUNY Faculty. Experienced public speaker. Holds a Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Certified Physician Advisor (CHCQM-PHYADV), and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). Have taken multiple SEAK courses on expert witness practice management.

Eric G Shaw, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAWM

Marcellus, New York
Emergency Medicine - Austere and Wilderness Medicine, Veteran & VA, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Shock, Trauma, Ectopic, Testicular & Ovarian Torsion, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Arterial Dissection, Stroke
21+ years’ practice as an emergency physician, including academic university hospitals, level 1 trauma centers, urban and rural community hospitals, overseas hospitals, VA hospitals, and austere military and wilderness environments. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by American Board of Emergency Medicine. Subspecialty trained in Wilderness Medicine. Cumulative 14 years' leadership experience in Quality, Peer-Review, and Morbidity & Mortality. Expert medical witness with 4 years of experience, specializing in review of emergency department and veteran-related cases.

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist Physician, Associate Medical Director at a Level 1 Trauma Academic Medical Center. Extensive leadership experience as the Director of 45 FTE Hospitalist Group and the Associate Chief of Internal Medicine. Graduated with Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan), Categorical Internal Medicine residency from Mc Laren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan and MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and my team was awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Mark Winther, MD, FACEP New York Physicians Medical Legal Consulting, LLC.

Albany, New York
Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration - Sepsis, septic shock, alcohol related injuries, telemedicine, nurse practitioner and physician assistant supervision, decubitus ulcers, COVID-19, heart attack, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Prior Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Experience in over 70 cases Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Columbia Medical School Faculty Developed physician assistant and nurse practitioner emergency medicine fellowship. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center & Stroke Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, necrotizing fasciitis, alcohol related injuries, Heart attack/MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, quality oversite and training of physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (NP) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily...

Chandar R Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD PLLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Septic Shock, ICU care, Mechanical Ventilation, Lung masses and nodules, ARDS, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Life Support, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer
Quadruple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. I finished my undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. My other trainings was at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India for medical school. I did Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. I completed Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at NYU Langone Hospital in Mineola, NY. I had been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina, California, Wyoming, Iowa, West Virginia and Georgia. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.

Brian K Brodwater, MD Delaney Radiology

Wilmington, North Carolina
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, mammography, image-guided surgery, image-guided cancer treatments, minimally invasive surgery, tumor cryoablation, radio frequency ablation, biopsy, diagnostic radiology, DVT, pulmonary embolism, cancer
Brian K. Brodwater MD is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in both Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology and holds licenses in North Carolina and South Carolina. He has published multiple articles in his specialty and is a senior partner with Delaney Radiology in Wilmington, North Carolina after joining the practice upon the completion of his Vascular - Interventional Radiology fellowship from Duke University Medical Center. Brian K. Brodwater MD completed his internship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1994, which was followed by his diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship at Duke University, from 1994-1999.

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education and as faculty. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Edna McKinstry, MD HealthAdvise

Cary, North Carolina
Internal Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Pulmonary Diseases, asthma, inhalational disorders, DVT, pulmonary embolism, lung infections. Disability ,Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator, ICD, Valvular Heart Disease
Dr. Edna S. Wong McKinstry is an internist in Asheville, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mission Hospital-Asheville and Moberly Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years. Dr. Edna S. Wong McKinstry has expertise in treating chronic diabetes, heart failure, and obesity. Training Medical School Ross University School of Medicine Class of 2007 Residency University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Internal Medicine 2008-2012 Certifications & Professional Memberships American Board of Internal Medicine Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 18 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 7 years of expert witness experience -- All types of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Southport, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Ben Tritle, M.D., M.B.A. BAT Consulting LLC

Maineville, Ohio
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Radiology - Biopsy, Drain placement, Portal hypertension, Venous disease, Pulmonary Embolism, gastrointestinal bleeding, GI bleeding, interventional oncology, Y-90, radioembolization, chemoembolization, arterial embolization, venous reflux, TIPS, deep venous thrombosis, IVC filter, thrombolysis
Fellowship-trained, vascular and interventional radiologist with 7 years experience. Cleveland Clinic diagnostic radiology residents and vascular/interventional fellowship. Worked for ~3 years as an attending physician at Cleveland Clinic, including appointment as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in 2018. Areas of specialization include: prostate artery embolization, interventional oncology, portal hypertension, lower extremity venous reflux disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, arterial embolization, biopsies, and drainage catheter placement. I also earned an M.B.A. with healthcare management focus in February of 2021.

Gregg J. Eichman, DO

Edmond, Oklahoma
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Hospitalist, Geriatric, Bed Sores, Medical Error, Failure to Diagnose, Misdiagnosis, Delayed diagnosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pain Management, Medication errors
Dr. Eichman is a practicing physician educator and medical-legal consultant. He is available for malpractice case merit reviews, expert witness reports, depositions and trial testimony Board Certified in Family Medicine Board Certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine Program Director, Transitional Year Residency Program, SSM St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Faculty & Hospitalist, Family Medicine Residency Program, SSM St. St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Chair, Continuing Professional Development & Continuing Medical Education Committee, SSM St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Medical University of the Americas, Charleston, Nevis, West Indies, Professor of Family Medicine Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, "Outstanding Educator Award" recipient Kansas City University of Medicine...

Ernest B Foster, II, MD, PhD

Newcastle, Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Cardiac arrest, Pulmonary embolism, fracture reduction, fracture, cardiopulmonary arrest, code, coding, neurologic deficits, CPR, ATLS, trauma, MVC, arthrocentesis, chest tube, central venous line, lumbar puncture, central line, intubation, cricothyrotomy, foreign body removal
I obtained my PhD in human physiology from Auburn University in 2008. While there I performed and published research regarding control and regulation of growth hormone and IGF-1 as well as regulation of the HPA axis. I obtained my medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012 and subsequently completed Emergency Medicine residency there in 2015. I am Board Certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine as of 2018. I have been a practicing emergency medicine attending physician since 2012. I am employed by a physician group in Norman, Oklahoma and am a member of the core faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency program affiliated with Oklahoma State University. I serve as the Research Director for the residency program. I opened a private medical spa in 2017 that I own and oversee that performs noninvasive cosmetic procedures, hormone replacement, medical weight loss, etc.

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 25 years of practice experience. Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Charles Fasano, DO

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - chest pain, pulmonary embolism, AAA, appendicitis, gallbladder, headache, meningitis, trauma, subdural hematoma, fall, fracture, compartment syndrome, allergic reaction, pneumonia, hospice, pediatric, sore throat, pneumonia, uti, sepsis
20+ years clinical experience in emergency medicine Former core faculty at Einstein Philadelphia Emergency Medicine Residency Active community emergency medicine physician Published in major emergency medicine journals

Theo Leriotis, DO, FACEP

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Trauma, MI, Cardiac Emergency, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendiciits , Stroke , Sepsis , Airway Management, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm , Subarachnoid, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Mass Gathering, Crowd Medicine, Event Medicine, Media Consulting
Board-certified emergency medicine physician and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 10 years of clinical experience as an emergency physician at inner city high volume/high medical acuity receiving trauma hospital as well as a community trauma emergency department. Additional experience in mass gathering medicine. Will provide a meticulous review of the matter at hand and provide clear explanations of complex medical issues. Prompt responses and timely review of all matters. I typically return messages same day.

C. Gerard Petersen, M.D.

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Embolism, Occupational Lung Disease, COPD, Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, Asbestos, Mold, Radon, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, CPAP, Narcolepsy, Commercial Driver's License, Motor Vehicle Accident
Board Certified: Pulmonary Disease - ABIM, Sleep Medicine - ABSM, Critical Care Medicine - ABIM, Internal Medicine - ABIM Dr. Petersen has been in clinical practice for more than 20+ years as a board-certified physician in the areas of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine. He has been an active member of his hospital network's peer review committee for 15+ years. He has provided medical-legal consultation on the topics of asthma, reactive airways disease, obstructive sleep apnea, CDL, sepsis, pneumonia, critical care and lung cancer for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Gerardo P Carino, MD PhD Brown University School of Medicine/Miriam Hospital

Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Critical Care Medicine - Respiratory failure, Shock, Sepsis, Critical Illness, Mechanical Ventilation, ARDS, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Education
I have 16 years experience practicing in a combined medical, surgical and cardiac ICU and have served as the medical director for the last 12 years. I am closely involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in critical care medicine and am closely engaged and aware in the current standards of care. As part of my teaching and clinical care I emphasize attention to detail and appropriate evaluation of the available information. I apply these skills in my role as an expert witness and will provide unbiased opinions. I am very organized, complete my work on time and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications, decubitus ulcers, pulmonary embolism, geriatric care, chronic medical diseases, acute medical conditions
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Atish Chopra Fort Worth Vascular

Fort Worth, Texas
Vascular Surgery - Limb Salvage, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Carotid Disease, Stroke, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Foot Ulcers, Mesenteric Disease, Hemodialysis Access, Spinal Access Surgery, Vascular Trauma

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 25 years of practice experience. Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures, Status Epilepticus, Aortic Dissection, AAA, Head Bleed, Urgent Care
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician and author of The Ultimate Emergency Medicine Guide, a comprehensive review book that is the highest-rated and most up-to-date text for Emergency Medicine physicians preparing to certify. I am a member of AOA (the only national medical honor society in the world), served as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMKC, and have worked in a variety of settings: from inner-city level 1 trauma centers serving 100,000 patients/year to 3-bed rural EDs. I’ve spent time as a Medical Director, Oral Boards examiner, and ACLS instructor. I am ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified. I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Georgia, and Texas. I comply with the ACEP Expert Witness Guidelines and will provide an honest and unbiased opinion on medical malpractice/negligence cases. I am available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for...

Roberto A. Lopez-Freeman, MD

Highland Village, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Communications - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Critical Care, Emergency Stabilization, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Aortic Dissection, Pediatric, Head Trauma, Emergency trauma
Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency medicine practitioner. Work experience at a level 1 trauma center as well as in Community Hospitals and Freestanding Emergency Rooms. Recognition by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians as having expertise in trauma, pediatric, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Residency Training Completed at the University of Cincinnati, the first Emergency Medicine Residency Program in the country. Medical Degree from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Undergraduate BA in Biology from Occidental College. Active Medical License in Texas. Flight Physician Experience with University of Cincinnati Health Air Care & Mobile Care. Skilled in utilization of video and direct laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures. Extensive experience in Electronic Health Record use, particularly in EPIC.

Andrew Sumarsono, MD, MPH

Richardson, Texas
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Transition of Care, Discharge Planning, Hospitalization, Readmission, Medication Errors, Missed Diagnosis, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, Congestive Heart Failure, Cirrhosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Acute Kidney Injury, Falls, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Standard of Care, Wrongful Death
Dr. Andrew Sumarsono is am award-winning board-certified internal medicine physician who currently serves as Medical Director of Devoted Medical’s Transitions of Care Program, which is responsible for ensuring the safe transition home for thousands of patients discharged from the hospital each year. He is clinically active and continues to care for patients discharged from the hospital or skilled nursing facility setting. He also provides clinical supervision and education for nurse practitioners during daily patient rounds. Prior to his role at Devoted, Dr. Sumarsono was an academic hospitalist at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Health from 2020 - 2023. During his time at UT Southwestern, he published dozens of peer-reviewed articles in top journals such as the British Medical Journal, JAMA Cardiology, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Journal of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Sumarsono received his bachelor’s from the University of California – Los Angeles...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active Practitioner of Emergency Medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Douglas Dillon

Park City, Utah
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

Micha Joffee Joffee Consulting, LLC

Vienna, Virginia
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - Diabetes, kidney disease, heart attack, sleep apnea, abnormal labs, failure to diagnose, Lyme Disease, pulmonary embolism, DVT, cancer, sepsis, melanoma, allergic reactions, office systems, medication allergy, pneumonia, headache, disability, drug toxicity, bleeding, blood pressure, stroke
Dr. Joffee is a seasoned primary care physician and practice owner located in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. He earned his medical degree from Emory University and then continued with his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University). Dr. Joffee is Board Certified in Family Medicine. As a clinician and practice owner Dr Joffee has developed successful office systems designed to deliver excellent care to his patients. As such he is an expert on systems based medical errors in addition to typical primary care subject matter. Dr. Joffee is well regarded by his peers and has been selected by them to be a Washingtonian magazine Top Doctor and Northern Virginia Living magazine Top Doctor in almost every year since 2015. He supervises medical students and is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Virginia and a Clinical Instructor for Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Joffee is easy to work ...

Karla Lacayo, MD FACEP

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 16 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full-time in a mid-sized community hospital, and supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Vancouver, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Ridgefield, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

West Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Kelly Carter, MD, FACEP HealthAdvise

Verona, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Cost Analysis, Emergency trauma
Kelly Carter graduated in the top third of her class from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at the Pitt County Memorial Hospital/Brody School of Medicine and was Chief Resident for one year. She is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kelly has been an emergency medicine physician for 16 years. She also has experience as a telemedicine physician, and was Co-Founder and CEO of Brily Innovations, a company using technology to create products that improved patient care, reduce financial loss and improve efficiency in the emergency department. In her current role Kelly is assisting in charting efficiency through improving EPIC and Cerner templates, phrases, and lists, and gives individual coaching to improve documentation and reimbursement. She has over five years of experience in EPIC, Cerner, and Medhost, and has completed the EPIC Power User Course. She is serving her fourth year on the ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active Practitioner of Emergency Medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Wyoming
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...