Rectal Cancer Expert Witnesses

Rectal cancer 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 rectal cancer. The rectal cancer expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology.

Heath Beckham, MD

Alabama Colon and Rectal Institute

Birmingham, Alabama
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Laparoscopic surgery, Robotic colon surgery
I am board certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 10 years experience in private practice since 2009 in Birmingham, AL. I am involved in teaching general surgery residents from the local hospital system and involved in various hospital committees. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery with extensive experience in anorectal surgery, colonoscopy, and robotic and laparoscopic colon surgery.

Omar Ragab, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Washington DC, District Of Columbia
Radiation Oncology, Oncology - Chemotherapy, Cancer Treatment, Standard of Care, Complications, Radiation Injury, Side Effects, Risk Factors, Misdiagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis, Internal Radiation, Prostate Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Eye Cancer, Skin Cancer
Dr. Ragab is a premier, nationally-recognized, board-certified, and fellowship-trained radiation oncologist with additional fellowship training in brachytherapy. Dr. Ragab holds an MD degree from the University of Southern California, and completed residency training in Radiation Oncology at the LAC+USC medical center followed by a brachytherapy fellowship at UCLA. He was on faculty at USC Norris Cancer Hospital for six years, prior to transitioning to the Deparment of Veterans Affairs. He is extensively published in bench, clinical, and biopsychosocial oncologic care. He has experience in utilization review, case management, medical necessity and standard of care reviews, chart reviews, and expert witnessing in all facets of oncologic care. He holds medical licenses in California and New York.

Christopher M Gibbs, MD

Urbandale, Iowa
Gastroenterology - Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, Ulcerative colitis, Acid reflux, Gastric ulcer, Duodenal ulcer, Celiac disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, GI bleeding, Liver disease, Cirrhosis, Esophagus cancer, Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, EoE, Food impaction, Dilation, Perforation
Board-certified in gastroenterology. Mayo and Stanford trained. Full-time private practice since 2007. Adjunct clinical assistant professor of medicine at University of Iowa. Member of American College of Gastroenterology. Strong analytical and communication skills.

Eric D Lederman, MD, FASCRS

Tyringham, Massachusetts
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, anastomotic leak, bowel obstruction, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, surgical complications, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, fistula, laparoscopy, robotic, minimally invasive, transanal
Dr Lederman is Board Certified in General Surgery and his subspecialty field of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and he is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. For 22 years, he was in a busy private colorectal surgery practice in St. Louis, MO with a focus on minimally invasive colorectal surgery. This included robotic surgery with the da Vinci robot (starting in 2009), laparoscopic surgery, and advanced transanal techniques to treat benign and malignant colorectal diseases. He has broad experience with colorectal cancer, complicated diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, bowel obstructions, as well as anorectal disorders such as hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, prolapse and fecal incontinence. He has over 20 years experience as an expert witness, both for defense and plaintiffs, providing review, consultation, and testimony both at deposition and trial. He is currently retired from full-time surgical practice, but continues to assist on surgical ca...

Ritha Belizaire, MD FACS FASCRS

Houston Community Surgical

New York
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - colonoscopy, GI surgery, proctology, pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, colon cancer, rectal cancer, resident education, DEI
Dual board certified general and colorectal surgeon in the Houston area. Extensive experience in academic surgery (OH, NY and TX), resident and medical student education and serving low income/under resourced communities. Now part time academics and full time owner of solo surgical practice. I take care of patients with disorders of the gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, benign skin and soft tissue, colon, rectum and anus. I am certified in robotic surgery and perform colonoscopy as part of my practice. I have also served at Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the surgical department at UT Health Houston.

Timothy P. Korytko, MD

Cooperstown, New York
Oncology, Radiation Oncology - Brain tumor, spine tumor, radiation injury, delayed diagnosis, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, skin cancer, rectal cancer, cervix cancer, uterus cancer, sarcoma/soft tissue tumor, radiopharmaceuticals, liver radioembolization, brachytherapy
• Board Certified Radiation Oncologist in active practice over 10 years. • 5+ years in administrative leadership chairing a radiation oncology department. • Published author in area of radiation oncology. Board certified radiation oncologist with over 10 years clinical experience treating and diagnosing patients with brain tumors, spine tumors, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, skin cancer, rectal cancer, gynecologic cancers, and soft tissue tumors. Extensive clinical experience providing radiation therapy to all areas of the body including the brain, spine, and liver, and in radiopharmaceuticals. Available to provide expert witness services in medical malpractice and personal injury cases in the areas of cancer treatment, treatment-related damages, causation, and claims of delayed cancer diagnosis.

David H Robbins, MD, MSc

NEW YORK, New York
Gastroenterology - Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Interventional endoscopy, Advanced endoscoy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic ultrasound, Cancer, Colon cancer, Colon polyps, Barrett's esophagus, Esophageal cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Pancreas, Pancreatic cyst, Rectal cancer, Neuroendocrine tumor, Diverticulitis, PEG
Dr. Robbins is the Associate Chief and Program Director in Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is board-certified in Gastroenterology and is an Associate Professor of Medicine. He is available for expert witness consultations and testimony to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. His areas of expertise include general gastroenterology, GI cancer treatment, pancreas cancer and interventional endoscopic techniques, and early GI cancer detection. Dr. Robbins spends the bulk of his professional time caring for his patients. He is consistently deemed a Top Doctor by the Castle Connolly Guide, attended Columbia College (BA), the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MD with honors) and Columbia University (MSc).

Joshua A. Katz, MD

Memphis, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Crohn‘s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Fecal Incontinence, Constipation, Anorectal Abscess, Anal Fistula, Anal Fissure, Hemorrhoids, Condyloma, Anal Dysplasia, Colostomy, Ileostomy, Preoperative Care, Postoperative Care
Dr Katz brings 9 years of surgical training and 20 years of surgical practice to the care of patients with colorectal diseases. He practices robotic, laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery, and anorectal surgery. He is Medical Director of the Wound Ostomy Clinic at St. Francis Hospital, where he cares for patients with ileostomy and colostomy issues. Dr. Katz seeks to care for each patient with the best possible treatment at the proper time. Dr Katz takes pride in using his significant public speaking experience to help people understand challenging medical concepts.

Ritha Belizaire, MD FACS FASCRS

Houston Community Surgical

Houston, Texas
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - colonoscopy, GI surgery, proctology, pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, colon cancer, rectal cancer, resident education, DEI
Dual board certified general and colorectal surgeon in the Houston area. Extensive experience in academic surgery (OH, NY and TX), resident and medical student education and serving low income/under resourced communities. Now part time academics and full time owner of solo surgical practice. I take care of patients with disorders of the gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, benign skin and soft tissue, colon, rectum and anus. I am certified in robotic surgery and perform colonoscopy as part of my practice. I have also served at Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the surgical department at UT Health Houston.

Aimee E. Gough, MD

Wyoming Surgical Associates

Casper, Wyoming
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colon Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Rectal Cancer, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Anal Fistula, Anastomotic Leak, Surgical Complications, IBD, Bowel Obstruction, Colonoscopy, Low Anterior Resection, Colon Cancer, Ostomy, Hernia, Appendix, Gallbladder, Adhesions, Fistula
Dr. Aimee Gough is board-certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery as well as General Surgery and has been in independent practice for over five years. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, a clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and an ATLS instructor. She maintains a busy private practice where she practices both colorectal surgery and general surgery (including trauma) - with a focus on minimally invasive surgical care (robotic and laparoscopic) for diseases of the colon and rectum. She also cares for patients with anorectal and pelvic floor disorders. As the only board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in her state, she routinely sees complex patients, inherits and manages complication, and undertakes re-do operations. With experience in medical education and public speaking, Dr. Gough communicates effectively and excels at conveying complicated medical topics in a c...