Regional Anesthesia Expert Witnesses

Regional anesthesia 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 regional anesthesia. The regional anesthesia expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering, Oral Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, and Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Ajay Mathur, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Nerve Injury, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Critical Care, Chronic Pain Management
Ajay Mathur M.D. has been a practicing anesthesiologist for over 15 years, and has working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years with extensive experience on both the medical and the business sides of healthcare. Dr. Mathur received invaluable training at some of the top institutions of the world, including Texas Medical Center at hospitals such as the DeBakey Heart Center, the Texas Heart Institute, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. He has performed anesthetics in over 15,000 cases in a wide variety of case types and settings, including open heart surgery, neurologic surgery, obstetric cases and surgery, pediatric surgery, and regional anesthesia cases. He has performed anesthetics in over 30 hospitals, surgery centers, and offices. Dr. Mathur earned his A.B. in Government from Harvard University, and his M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Mathur is available as an expert witness for medmal review for Plaintiff, Defense, ...

Victor L. Mandoff, MBBS, FASA

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology - Acute Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia, NORA (Non-OR Anesthesia), Difficult Airways, Critical Care Medicine, ACLS, BLS, Code Blue Emergencies, Level 1 Trauma management, Narcotics, Neuromuscular Blockers, Simulator Training and Moderate Sedation.
I am a Board-Certified fully practicing Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Since this is a teaching hospital, training residents helps me keep up-to-date and stay current in knowledge and practice evidence-based medicine. I have over 15 years of clinical experience and have won many teaching awards like "Golden Apple Award" or "Red Sash Award" and "Educational Excellence Award" presented to me by residents, students, and the College of Medicine. Last year I became a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA). The FASA designation is the "highest acknowledgment that recognizes years of dedication to exceptional education, leadership and commitment to the specialty" as per American Society of Anesthesiologists website. I am also Critical Care Fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Foundation and was Critical Care Board Certified and practiced Critical Care Medicine 2006 to about 2016. UAMS provides care...

Daniel Abraham, MD

California
Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Medicine, Post-Anesthesia, Pre-operative evaluation
-Medical Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Pre-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Post-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

Robert A Ertner, MD

Chico, California
Anesthesiology - cardiac anesthesia, airway trauma, intubation, operating room fires, positioning, central lines, airway management, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, epidurals, spinal anesthesia, ICU sedation, preoperative assessment, general anesthesia, echocardiography, organ donation
Board certified anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. Completed cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Emory University. Diplomat of the National Board of Echocardiography. Award-winning teacher with substantial education experience. Licensed in Texas, Georgia, Missouri, and California. Part time experience in Emergency Room and Neonatal ICU during residency. Locum Tenens experience. Part time experience providing care for terminally ill patients making organ donations.

Steve C. Yun, MD

Orange, California
Anesthesiology, Oral Surgery - Anesthesia, Anesthesia malpractice, Anesthesiology malpractice, dental anesthesia, surgery, wrongful death, preoperative preparation, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, office anethesia, PACU, airway management, propofol/diprivan, intubation injuries, oral surgery
Board-certified anesthesiologist with full-time clinical practice. Physician of Excellence Award. AAAASF Surveyor. Dental Board of CA Examiner. National High School Debate and Forensics champion.

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology - board-certified anesthesiologist, adult anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vascular, transplant, orthopedics, spine, thoracic, obstetrics, trauma, ambulatory surgery
I am a board-certified private practice anesthesiologist proficient in providing anesthesia services for general surgery, major vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic surgery, trauma, abdominal organ transplantation, ambulatory surgery, and regional anesthesia procedures. My PhD makes me an excellent writer and communicator. I am approachable, poised, and calm under stress.

Michael C. Eves, DO Beachland Anesthesia

Vero Beach, Florida
Anesthesiology - Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Ambulatory/Outpatient Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
Medical Director, Chairman of Medical Executive Committee and Chairman of the Governing Body at Grove Place Surgery Center in Vero Beach, Florida. Founding Clinical Faculty Member at Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Sasha M Demos, MD, PhD Dupage Valley Anesthesiologists

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Surgical Fires, Drug Errors, Positioning Injuries, Regional Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Sedation Complications Outside of the OR
Board certified anesthesiologist and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at a large community hospital. PhD in Bioengineering with research and publications in the areas of liposomes, ultrasound contrast agents, and targeted therapies. Administrative experience has provided involvement in the areas of quality, drug diversion prevention and risk management. Extensive experience in airway management, prevention of surgical fires, general, obstetrical, pediatric, thoracic, neuro, regional, and ambulatory anesthesia as well as sedation outside of the operating room.

David Rehn, MD

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia,Pediatric anesthesia,Regional anesthesia,Obstetrical anesthesia,Spinal and epidural anesthesia,Ambulatory anesthesia,Office-based anesthesia,Airway management,Failed intubation,Positioning injuries,Medication errors,Operating room fires,Preoperative assessment and testing,
Board certified anesthesiologist with more than 20 years of experience in practice. Since completing residency training at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals I have provided anesthesia care in a large suburban hospital, three ambulatory surgery centers as well as the office setting. My experience includes, but is not limited to, general, pediatric, obstetrical, ambulatory, vascular, neuro, and endoscopy anesthesia. I also have extensive experience in regional anesthesia including spinal, epidural and ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks.

Kate M Cohen, MD Faulkner Hospital

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Thoracic anesthesia, Obstetric anesthesia, Cardiac anesthesia, Regional anesthesia, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Neuraxial anesthesia, Critical illness, Preoperative assessment, Perioperative medicine, Postoperative anesthetic care, Echocardiogram interpretation
Dr. Kate Cohen is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist who works at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Kate received her undergraduate education at Barnard College. She majored in biochemistry and earned Magna Cum Laude with a distinction in research. She then attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she graduated with distinction in education and research. She was inspired by a mentor to pursue a career as an anesthesiologist, directly relieving people's pain and suffering on a daily basis. She completed her four-year anesthesiology residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Then, she pursued advanced subspecialty training in cardiothroacic anesthesiology. During this fellowship, Kate honed her ability to care for critically ill patients with severe heart and lung disease. She was recruited to work as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital where her academic niche became the management of parturients with congenital or acquired cardiopulmonary disease. S...

John G Alexander, MD

Frontenac, Missouri
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthetic Care, Invasive Monitoring, Airway Management, Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia, High Risk Patient, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Emergency, Intraoperative Awareness, Positioning, Postoperative
John G. Alexander, M.D., was re-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 2010 after obtaining primary certification in 2000. He was also certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons in 2017. He has medical licenses in the states of MO, IL, IN, and GA.

Attila Kerner, MD, MS

Saint Louis, Missouri
Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Surgery Centers - Intubation, Positioning, Preoperative Assessment, Airway Trauma, Regional Anesthesia, PACU, General Anesthesia, Operating Room Fire, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Operating Room Safety
Board certified anesthesiologist with over 15 years of experience. Trained at Washington University in Saint Louis. Abundant experience in all subspecialty areas. Abundant teaching and working / clinical experience at Saint Louis University Hospital, a large level one trauma center where I oversee the preoperative anesthesia clinic, as well as teach resident physicians, and provide subspecialty anesthetic care in areas including but not limited to: trauma, transplant, cardiac, and neuro anesthesia. I am also well versed with regional ultrasound guided anesthesia, as well as epidural and spinal anesthesia. Abundant experience in multiple clinical settings including private practice, teaching hospitals, and surgery centers. Well versed with supervising and medically directing CRNAs and AAs.

Danielle B Ludwin, MD Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Bronx, New York
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Regional Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Nerve Blocks, Spinals/Epidurals, Acute Pain Management, Ambulatory Surgery, Preoperative Assessment, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Airway Management
Dr. Ludwin is a board certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional, orthopedic, general and ambulatory anesthesia. She is an associate professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an attending anesthesiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Richard W Anderson, MD

Xenia, Ohio
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Perioperative Medicine, Preoperative Clearance, Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Management
Experienced anesthesiologist, board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. Harvard-trained at The Massachusetts General Hospital, fellowship trained in Pediatric Anesthesiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The cornerstone of my high-volume practice is the continual progression of patient care based on evidence-based practices and careful analysis of outcomes. Shortly after joining the staff at Miami Valley Hospital South in 2016, I began to play a pivotal role in perioperative medicine, both within the hospital and in the larger context of the Premier Health system. Some specific projects to date include leading a team to establish an ambulatory total joint arthroplasty program, formation of a high-volume ENT service line that includes considerable pediatric volume, complete revision of the pre-anesthesia testing (PAT) program, remodeling of perioperative hip fracture protocols, and multimillion-dollar pharmacy cost-savings projects. I have also ...

Daniel Abraham, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Medicine, Post-Anesthesia, Pre-operative evaluation
-Medical Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Pre-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Post-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

Ignacio J Badiola, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - CRPS/RSD, Acute/Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia, Opiate/Opioid, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Damage, Low Back/Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Sciatica, Injection, Spinal Stimulator, Medical Record Review, anesthetic care including airway, intubation, dental injuries, orthopedic anesthesia, medication errors
-Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management with extra fellowship training in acute pain management and regional anesthesia -Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania with a very busy clinical practice involving a broad spectrum of chronic pain conditions and anesthesiology including acute and chronic pain states and high acuity patients in the operating room -Substantial experience in the evaluation and management of pain-related and anesthetic complications -Extensive experience in operating room anesthesia in both supervision of Certified Nurse Anesthetist ( CRNA ) and direct provision of anesthetic care -Extensive experience in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in anesthesiology and pain management -Senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania -Extensive research and teaching experience (at all levels-from laypeople in the community to other medical...

Jason B Ochroch, MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, general anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care (MAC), perioperative and airway emergencies, acute pain medicine, acute on chronic pain, multimodal analgesia, opioid-sparing anesthesia, regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, epidural and spinal anesthesia, nerve catheters
Dr. Jason Ochroch is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty fellowship training in regional and orthopedic anesthesia and acute pain medicine. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. - Maintains full clinical practice as an attending anesthesiologist and on the inpatient Acute Pain Medicine service - Extensive experience with regional anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks - Expert in evidence-based best practice medicine, having completed University of Pennsylvania’s Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics program - Active researcher and first author with 10+ peer-reviewed publications, along with numerous national and local presentations - Peer reviewer in several academic journals - Anesthesiology lead for hospital geriatric hip fracture team - Anesthesiology lead for ambulatory surgical center perioperative emergency simulations

Frank Mazzeo, MD

Henrico, Virginia
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Airway, Sedation, Sedation by non-anesthesiologists, Dental Anesthesia, Neonatal Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, ENT Anesthesia
I am Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology with a score in the 98th percentile. I completed my fellowship at the prestigious Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. I have extensive experience in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia as well as Office Based Anesthesia for Adult Dental and Pediatric Dental procedures in addition to routine and emergent pediatric and adult anesthesia cases. I either perform myself, or supervise, well over 1000 cases per year. I have worked in both the academic and private practice setting. During my career I have been the Chairman of Surgery as well as the Chairperson of QA committee where I reviewed hundreds of charts.