Seizures Expert Witnesses

Seizures 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 seizures. The seizures expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Brain Injury Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations, Medical Management, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics, and Sleep Medicine.

Peter-Brian Andersson, MD, PhD Neurology Consulting, Inc.

Tarzana, California
Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine - Neuromuscular disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizures, Epilepsy, EMG & EEG, Head injury, Spine disease, Neuropathy, Nerve injury, Headache, Myopathy
Neurology residency & Chief Resident UCSF. Fellowship Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology UCSF. Fellowship Neuromuscular disease and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Stanford. Rhodes Scholar. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, UCLA. Southern California SuperDoctors 2010-2023. Medical Director for California Stratus Alliance Neurodiagnostics. Principal Investigator/Sub-Investigator National Research Institute Trials.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

Vince Fortanasce, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Arcadia, California
Neurology - Traumatic Brain Injury, Disability, Memory Loss, Chronic Pain, Nerve Injury, Chronic Headaches, Seizures, Ataxia, Stroke, Encephalitis, Sleep Disorders, Movement Disorders, Muscle Weakness, Tremors, Loss of Consciousness, Prognosis, Standard of Care, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Concussion
Dr. Vincent M. Fortanasce is certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Clinical and Associate Professor of Neurology at USC. He trained at The Institute of Living, an affiliate hospital of Yale University; Nassau Hospital, an affiliate hospital of Cornell University; and at the USC Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized bio-ethicist, author and radio host. LA Magazine selected him as “The Physician for Physicians” and he has been ranked as one of the best physicians in America. Dr. Fortanasce has treated high-profile individuals such as Pope John Paul II and MLB Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda, as well as many other MLB, NFL, and PGA athletes. His outstanding contributions to the medical field and the community have been recognized by President Bill Clinton, Governor Pete Wilson, Representative Drier, and Senators Feinstein, Boxer, and Margett. He is a former board member of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and Law and Medical Combined Board of Ethics...

Brian Wong, MD Child Neurology Consulting Services

Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Neurology - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, brain injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussion, headache, seizures, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, intellectual disability, autism, ADHD
Dr. Brian Wong is a Board Certified Neurologist with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. He maintains an active medical practice as a Medical Director at Cortica, a multi-disciplinary clinic for children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. He completed his post-graduate training at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Shawn Zardouz, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Ana, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Nerve Damage, Neuropathy, Seizures, Epilepsy, Dementia, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Palliative Care, Standard of Care, Whiplash, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Vertigo, Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Brain Tumor
Dr. Shawn Zardouz is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology. He began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. Dr. Zardouz completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then went on to complete his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Zardouz has been published in many peer reviewed journals and has presented his findings at several conferences at the national and international levels.

Steven H Spillers, MD Colorado Center for Neuroscience

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring, EEG, Epilepsy, Seizures, Clinical Neurophysiology, Evoked Potentials, Sleep, ICU-EEG, Video-EEG for Epilepsy, Stroke
Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN). Licensed in 27 States. 20+ Years in practice, 10+ years Intraoperative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) of spine, brain, and carotid surgery. EEG, ICU-EEG, Video-EEG monitoring for Epilepsy, Evoked Potentials, Sleep

Michelle M. Boudreau, DO

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Outpatient, Inpatient, Neurohospitalist, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Neurophysiology, Stroke, EEG, EMG, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Headaches, Migraine, Neuropathy, Tremor, Seizures, Spinal injuries, Back Injuries, Neck injuries, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Epilepsy, CO poisoning, Parkinson
Board Certified Neurologist in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained in Clinical Neurophysiology. Experience in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Former Chief of Neurology at Hartford Healthcare/Windham Hospital. Completed multiple SEAK Expert Witness Training Courses. Experienced file reviewer and medical legal examiner.

Roshni N. Patel, MD Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica,...

Surbhi Jain, MD, FICS, MBA

Tampa, Florida
Neurological Surgery - traumatic brain injury, mTBI, tumors, craniotomy, biomechanics, slip, trip, fall, brain trauma, concussion, cranial brain surgery, closed cranial head trauma, motor vehicle accident, personal injury, diffuse axonal, subdural hematoma, stroke, pituitary, seizures, arnold-chiari, migraine, brain fog
A highly qualified and experienced neurosurgeon with specialized training in Cranial Neurosurgery, Dr. Jain has had the privilege of serving as an assistant professor in neurosurgery at an NCI-designated cancer center, as well as a director of brain mapping and image-guided neurosurgery. Over the years, Dr. Jain has held numerous patents in surgical instruments, brain therapy in head trauma, and DTI brain mapping, and has been an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as well as several other international societies. Dr. Jain remains at the forefront of advancements in her field: in addition to her unparalleled portfolio of over 100 presentations, publications, media interviews, and book chapters, including medical illustrations, Dr. Jain is a reviewer for several leading neurosurgical journals, including the Journal of Spine Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, and Neurosurgery. Dr. Jain’s exceptional analytic skills and ability to communicate complex concepts to c...

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

Thomasville, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medicine, trauma, ATLS, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, EMTALA, sepsis, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, emergency department policies and protocols, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, seizures, burns, pediatrics, ovarian torsion, fractures
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 16 years of clinical experience. Currently practicing full time in Georgia. Prior experience as an expert witness. Extensive knowledge in medical staff leadership as a medical director, chief of emergency services, medical executive committee member, hospital board member, and former chief-of-staff. Additional training in medical staff rules, regulations, and bylaws as well as EMTALA compliance. Knowledgeable in the application of hospital policies and procedures. Currently overseeing approximately 25 physicians and 20 midlevel providers at three emergency department locations and one urgent care location. Experience includes both adult and pediatric patients, emergency department and urgent care patients, and work in a designated trauma center facility.

Paola Vietoris, RN, BSN

DUNKIRK, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care, Sedation, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, child abuse, Sepsis, Liver, Kidney, Pancreatic and Intestinal Transplantation, Sepsis, Peds Gastroenterology, Peds Hematology/Oncology, Seizures, Procedural Sedation, Pre-op and post-op surgical care
I am a full-time practicing RN with over 30 years' experience working in a pediatric ICU at a major medical institution in Washington, DC. My work primarily is with critically ill newborns and young adults. Skills and experience include caring for patients in multisystem organ failure, respiratory distress, respiratory failure, liver, small bowel, pancreatic and kidney transplant, neurological, pre-op and post-op surgical care, and neurosurgical diseases, infectious diseases, non-accidental trauma (NAT) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Consistent focus on evidence-based nursing care as well as other nursing standards. I am a licensed registered nurse (RN) with an unrestricted nursing license in 35 states and the District of Columbia. My extensive experience enables me to provide expert witness services to attorneys and other legal professionals. Available for consultation, case evaluation, deposition and testimony.

Lee D. Cranberg, MD Harvard Medical School

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Neurology, Independent Medical Examinations - Behavioral Neurology,Closed Head Injury,Traumatic Brain Injury,TBI,Brain Damage,Nerve Injury,Testamentary Capacity,Competency,Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy,HIE,Persistent Vegetative State,PVS,Life Expectancy,Lamictal,Seizures,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome,Dementia,Alzheimer's,concussion,headache,stroke
Award-winning Neurologist. Harvard Medical School faculty. Clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Board Certified. Fellowship training and extensive experience in Behavioral Neurology – that branch of neurology that focuses on brain conditions, including dementia, that change a person's behavior or intellect. Has treated 1,000+ patients with dementia (usually due to Alzheimer's Disease). Past President of the Boston Society of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurosurgery. Boston Magazine Top Doctor (Neurology), 2017. Former Director of Neurology at Head Injury rehabilitation facility. Highly experienced expert witness. Has reviewed over 250 cases and testified in dozens of depositions and trials. Expert-witness assignments have involved death, catastrophic injury case, personal injury, medical malpractice, testamentary capacity, and criminal cases. Experience includes spine injury, head trauma, seizure disorder, epilepsy, headaches, post-concussion syndrome, Parkins...

Gary L. Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pain Medicine/Management, Clinical Neurophysiology, Acupuncturist, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, low back pain, headache, migraine, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, seizures, obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, EEG, EMG.
Gary Stanton, M.D. graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He has been in continuous practice as a neurologist since completing a neurology residency and EMG fellowship at Boston University in 1983. He is board certified in neurology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, clinical neurophysiology (EMG, EEG), and medical acupuncture. His expert witness practice includes independent medical examinations, review of medical records, and testimony by deposition and at trial. His neurology, pain medicine, and sleep medicine practice includes the possibility of treatment with medical and auricular acupuncture. He has trained in acupuncture at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and at the University of Paris XIII Faculty of Medicine. He has lectured on acupuncture extensively in the United States and internationally. He has published articles on acupuncture in medical journals.

Brian Woodruff, MD

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, cerebral palsy, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, seizures, life expectancy, medical necessity, timing of injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussions, headaches, intracranial hemorrhage, epilepsy, head trauma, developmental delay
Board-certified pediatric neurologist in active clinical practice. Michigan and Wisconsin trained. Award-winning teacher. Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine school faculty. Extensive expert witness experience – testified in over 100 cases.

Rahul Guha, MD

Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Epilepsy, Seizures, Electroencephalogram, EEG, Prognosis of Cardiac Arrest, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, HIE, anoxic brain injury, Headache, Concussion, Coma, Anti-Seizure Drug Toxicity, Stroke, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Seizures in Pregnancy, Seizure Meds causing fetal malformations
Fellowship trained epilepsy neurologist in active clinical practice. Triple board- certified (neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy). University of Virginia educated and trained. University of Lynchburg and Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty. Experienced public speaker.

John R. Corker, MD John Corker MD Consulting

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Highly trained in the global and critical medical care of both routine and very sick patients. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, having completed residency training in the busiest ER in the United States. Fellowship-trained in Health Policy, having lived and worked on Capitol Hill. Actively practicing Emergency Medicine in Ohio and Texas, while simultaneously involved in the training of medical students and resident physicians. Extensive experience in public speaking, broadcast and print journalism, and leadership in organized medicine.

Scott A Heller, MD

San Antonio, Texas
Neurology, Neurophysiology - stroke,meningitis,encephalitis,radiculopathy,spine disease,vertigo,myasthenia gravis,brain hemorrhage,TBI,neuropathy,brachial plexus,epilepsy,seizures,anoxic brain injury,Guillain-Barre syndrome,CIDP,myopathy,muscular dystrophy,encephalopathy,headaches,Charcot-Marie-Tooth,ALS,motor neuron disease
Dr. Heller is a double board-certified neurologist, with ABPN board certifications in both neurology and neuromuscular medicine. He is also fellowship-trained in clinical neurophysiology, with expertise in both EEG and EMG. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of practice settings, including active duty military, private practice, and academics. He treats conditions that span the complete spectrum of neurology, and currently serves a full-time clinical role as a neurohospitalist.

Corey Heitz, MD

Salem, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias.
After residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC, Dr. Heitz earned board certification in EM and spent 10 years working in Level 1 Trauma centers in Ohio and Virginia prior to his current position at a busy, high-acuity community emergency department in Salem, Virginia. He has spent 13 years training medical students and residents in emergency medicine as well as other specialties, specifically performing high-fidelity simulated cases to prepare physicians for the care of critically ill and injured patients. During his time in academic medicine, he gained extensive public speaking experience.

Kevin Joseph, DO Pediatric Neurology of the Pacific Northwest

Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Concussion, Head injury, Headaches, Hypoxic brain injury, Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy, Cerebral palsy, Perinatal asphyxia, Birth asphyxia, Seizures.
Board-certified Pediatric Neurologist with subspecialty certification in Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine. Over 20 years of experience in clinical Child Neurology including teaching students and residents. Previously was active duty US Army and served as Chief of Child Neurology at Madigan Army Medical Center and deployed to Iraq. Residency training was at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Children's National Medical Center, and the National Naval Medical Center.