Respiratory Arrest Expert Witnesses

Respiratory arrest 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 respiratory arrest. The respiratory arrest expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist, Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Pulmonology.

Robert Belfer, MD Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Birmingham, Alabama
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Cardiac arrest, Sepsis, Testicular torsion, Meningitis, Child abuse, Trauma, Fractures, Pneumonia, Respiratory arrest, Cardiorespiratory arrest, Volvulus
Dr. Belfer is a Board-Certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine clinician with over 30 years of experience in caring for ill and injured children in tertiary care Pediatric Emergency departments. He is a frequent speaker both regionally and nationally in the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine; topics include: "Life-Threatening Infections", "Septic-Appearing Infant", "Non-Traumatic Surgical Emergencies", "Upper Airway Emergencies", "Sepsis", "Pediatric Resuscitation", "Pediatric Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures", "Evaluation of the Febrile Infant", "Pediatric Rashes", "Orthopedic Emergencies" and "Pediatric Appendicitis". Dr. Belfer is the HOST of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast [] which currently has over 50,000 downloads from national and international listeners.

Stephen Garber, MD

Laguna Woods , California
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - nerve injury from epidural, failed spinal anesthesia, failed intubation, maternal hemorrhage, maternal cardiac arrest, local anesthesia toxicity, total spinal anesthesia, respiratory arrest, seizure related to anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, permanent neurological injury, post partum bleed
Fellowship trained Obstetric Anesthesiologist at a Level III Labor and Delivery Center for 30+ years. Have performed over 15,000 regional anesthetics, which include epidural and spinal anesthetics. I have been responsible for Best Practices at our institution, and the point person for two successful Center of Excellence designations through the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. During my tenure I have brought many innovations to our practice, some of which include: transition from epidural to spinal anesthesia for Cesarean Section, patient controlled epidural infusions (PCEA), difficult airway equipment, combined spinal epidural for labor (CSE), rapid infusion equipment for maternal hemorrhage, point of care rapid hemoglobin assessment, handheld portable ultrasound device for difficult epidural placement, Early Recovery After Surgery protocol (ERAS), initiated TAP blocks with long acting local anesthetic after CS, and reduced opioid use by over 80%. We are a referra...

Ryan W. Dailey, MD Dailey Medical Consulting, PLLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, ACLS, Ventilator Management, ARDS, Acute Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Arrest, Overdose, Toxic Ingestion, Coma, Brain Death, Volume Status, Cardiogenic Shock, Multiple Organ System Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, ICU Management
I am providing critical care medical expert witness and file review services with particular interest in sepsis management and resuscitation of critically ill or arresting patients. As a student I earned honors designation in multiple rotations and Alpha Omega Alpha designation. As a resident I was repeatedly identified by my peers as a top resident in teaching and clinical skill. I am Board Certified in both critical care medicine and internal medicine by the ABIM. I formerly worked as an intensivist for 9 years in a community hospital that is part of the largest hospital network in Minnesota, and currently work as a hospitalist for a medium sized community hospital. Further, I've led sepsis and resuscitation committees achieving award-winning patient outcome results within the state and nationally, both at my local hospital and within the larger network. Under my leadership as Medical Director, we implemented evidence-based best practices in multiple areas that led to system-best ...

Michael S Schechter, MD, MPH Children Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University

Midlothian, Virginia
Pediatric Pulmonology - Cystic Fibrosis, asthma, respiratory failure, pneumonia, empyema, hemoptysis, ventilator, airway obstruction, bronchomalacia, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, hypoxemia, aspiration, tracheostomy, interstitial lung disease, respiratory arrest, bronchiectasis, obstructive sleep apnea, ciliary dyskinesia
Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep, Children's Hospital of Richmond (CHOR) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU); Director of the VCU Cystic Fibrosis Center; Director of the CHOR Community Asthma Program; Past Chair of the Section of Pediatric Pulmonology of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); Associate Editor, AAP Handbook on Pediatric Pulmonology; Past Chair of the Pediatric Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society. Active Clinical Researcher with over 100 publications Knowledgeable in all kinds of neonatal and pediatric respiratory disease. Previous experience in general pediatrics