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Alan C. Heffner, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus, Anoxic brain injury, Central line, Emergency
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine. He has a busy high-acuity clinical practice at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Professor and Co-Director of Adult Critical Care. Dr. Heffner serves as the healthcare system Specialty Director for Sepsis and Medical Director of ECMO Services. He is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and the leading emergency critical care medicine textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. His special interests include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrest, ECMO, anoxic brain injury, and emergency airway management and intubation.
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Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.
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Andy S Barnett, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Pre-hospital care, Aeromedical hospital transfer, Airway management, Sepsis, Stroke, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Ovarian torsion, Testicular torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural emergency medicine, Critical care, Cancer emergencies, Colon Perforation, Standard of care, Defense of litigation
-Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Famil...
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Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 16 years of practice in emergency medicine and 14 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.
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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.
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Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...
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Paul M. McHale, M.D. Integrity Medical Expert Witness Services

Tempe, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Airway management, cardiac arrest, arrhythmias, trauma care, stroke care, hyperbaric medicine, psychiatric emergencies, Emergency Medical Services, Air Medical, ED management, MD & APP Education, EMTALA, Detox, Emergency department logistics, telehealth, triage, sepsis
I am a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, with over 20 years of experience. After attending University of Minnesota, he completed residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. To this day, he continues to actively care for patients across a broad spectrum of ED’s, from a Level 1 Trauma Center with comprehensive Stroke & Cardiac care, to stand alone Emergency Departments & smaller hospitals that have far fewer available resources. Prior experience in case reviews and depositions, including both plaintiff & defense. Attended SEAK’s How to Start, Build & Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice & SEAK’s How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases. My initial interest in this career came after my own personal deposition, in which my lawyer remarked "you should look into being an expert witness". Expert Medical Witness work is an important part of my career, and one I expect to continue to grow. However, I am still an active physician and plan to ...
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Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 16 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota.
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Nizar Suleman, MD

Hot Springs, Arkansas
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Respiratory failure, Shock, Sepsis, Critical Illness, Mechanical Ventilation, ARDS, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Mass, Lung Nodule, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pleural Effusion, Dyspnea, COPD, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension Sleep Disorders , sleep apnea, Narcolepsy
I have 15 years experience practicing in a busy pulmonary, critical care and sleep disorders medicine practice, both in the office and hospital. As an expert witness, I believing providing an unbiased opinion to support a fair review of the case. The practice of critical care medicine requires attention to detail as well as timely intervention to facilitate safe patient care. My approach to providing an expert opinion is paying attention to detail, developing a timeline, conducting a comprehensive literature review, and providing a comprehensive report focused on the opinions requested. I possess a calm demeanor with effective communication skills. I like to teach and explain issues, beginning with the basics. I believe in paying attention to detail, being thorough when taking care of patients, documentation and preparation of reports, as well as being able to evaluate cases critically.
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Issa Ephtimios, MD, FRCPC, CIC, CPE

KELOWNA, British Columbia
Infectious Diseases, Independent Medical Examinations - INFECTION, WOUNDS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, INFECTION CONTROL. ANTIBIOTICS STEWARDSHIP, SURGICAL SITE INFECTION, SEPSIS, SEPTIC SHOCK, INFECTION FOLLOWING SURGERY, DEATH CAUSED BY INFECTION, DEATH CAUSED BY SEPSIS, HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.
FELLOW, ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, CANADA BOARD CERTIFIED IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES (USA) BOARD CERTIFIED IN INFECTION CONTROL (USA) LICENSED IN FLORIDA, ALABAMA, ONTARIO, AND BRITISH COLUMBIA
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Hilal Abu-Zahra, MD University of California at Riverside

Riverside, California
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia.
Dr. Abu-Zahra has 5+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist at three community hospitals in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Abu-Zahra provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Abu-Zahra is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in general pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine and is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Abu-Zahra graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He currently works in two community hospitals all with newborn nurseries, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. He is heavily involved in quality improvement projects, policy renewal, medical executive committee, as well as pediatric hospitalist standard of care practices and several other committees. I will opine what I firmly, ethically, and scie...
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F. Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Larkspur, California
Infectious Diseases - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, sepsis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control
Dr. Asfour has worked extensively in adult infectious diseases for the past 20 years. He has had more than 35,000 direct patient encounters. He has experience in reviewing cases for both the plaintiff and defense. Dr. Asfour is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. In addition to his work in the US seeing patients, he has worked for the World Health Organization. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is generally available on short notice and is an efficient worker with a short turn-around time for legal case review. He has extensive experience in treating patients and advising hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in Infection Control (Including outbreak management / COVID-19) and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is willing to travel as needed.
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Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Pre-hospital care, Aeromedical hospital transfer, Airway management, Sepsis, Stroke, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Ovarian torsion, Testicular torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural emergency medicine, Critical care, Cancer emergencies, Colon Perforation, Standard of care, Defense of litigation
-Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Famil...
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Stacie Benedek RN, BSN, CIC

San Diego, California
Infectious Diseases, Nurse - surgical site infection, prosthetic joint infection, urinary tract infection, infection control, hospital acquired infection, pneumonia, bacteremia, epidemiology, sepsis, medical devise associated infection, outbreak, MRSA, VRE, Clostridium difficile, COVID-19
I am practicing as a Systemwide Infection Control Coordinator for Scripps Health in San Diego, CA which includes 5 acute care hospitals. I have 10+ years of experience in Infection Prevention and Control and Epidemiology as well as 8 years of experience as a bedside RN in the ICU and PACU. I am certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) credentialed by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology. I have extensive experience in the evaluation of patients who develop hospital associated infections including surgical site infections, blood stream infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficile. My job requires extensive operational, personnel, safety, nursing, and patient care expertise in multiple complex departments within the healthcare setting. I am detail oriented. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical conditions/terminology and make them understandable. Case worked on: Washington Post: “Sewage and Wa...
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Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction
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Dale H. Bull, MD, PhD

Rancho Santa Fe, California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Expert Witness, Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, and hyperbilirubinemia.
Dr. Bull is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP in full time practice at a large federal Hospital and perinatal regional referral center. He teaches medical students and residents at bedside and in the classroom. Dr. Bull is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Bull provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.
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Kevin J. Donaghy, MD

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Abdominal Pain, Airway Management, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Ischemic Bowel, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, PA/Midlevel Supervision
I am a residency trained emergency physician and am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I have practiced emergency medicine for 18 years in community Emergency Departments.
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Mike Farag, DO

Mountain Center, California
Emergency Medicine - Aneurysm, Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Intubation, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Sedation, DKA, Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Fracture, Cardiac, Renal Gastrointestinal, Obstetric Emergency, Psychiatric Emergency, Hemorrhage, Sepsis, Torsion, Stroke, Trauma, Meningitis, Overdose, MI
Additional search/index terms: Heart Failure, Infection, Intracranial, Ischemia, Myocardial Infarction/Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, COVID 19, Accident and Central Line. Dr. Mike Farag is: - Trained at a Level 1 trauma hospital in Charleston WV. - Board-certified in Emergency Medicine. - Practicing as a Full-Time EM physician in a high volume ER. - Licensed in the state of California. - A teaching Physician who trains ER/IM/FP residents and medical students. - Residency trained in bedside ultrasound. - Director of the scribe program in a community hospital ED training scribes on accurate documentations and appropriate and thorough charting. - Works at a stroke and vascular Medical Center. Dr. Mike Farag has: - Oversight/supervision of Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner mid-level providers. - Provided medical care for numerous VIPs and famous individuals and their family members. - Completed a SEAK expert-witness training course. - Been certified in ACLS, PA...
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Kamal S Ghei, MD

San Francisco, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Severe Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Respiratory Distress, Sepsis, Shock, Timely consultation of Specialists, Falls, Stroke, Pain management
As a Board Certified Internist/Hospitalist, I coordinate medical care for acutely ill hospitalized patients including care across many disciplines. I understand how the standard of care applies for Internists and Hospitalists as the primary care provider for hospitalized patients. A Hospital based physician provides efficient and timely delivery of proper medical care, appropriate and timely engagement of specialists, appropriate and timely follow-up on concerns and red flags that may be harmful to a patient, and appropriate and thorough discharge when a patient is medically ready for discharge. At times, mitigating factors and diminished resources which may affect workflow and a doctor's ability to deliver the needed care. Some factors may include inadequate hospital physician staffing, unavailability of tests, lack of availability and engagement of specialists, having accepted guidelines which may be outdated, as well as many other factors. My role, as a Hospitalist Medical...
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Tiffany S. Hackett, MD, MBA, FACEP

Danville, California
Emergency Medicine - General Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Trauma, Stroke, Sepsis, Cardiac Emergencies, Abdominal Catastrophes, Unexpected Outcomes, Overdose, End of Life, Emergency Procedures, Physician Leadership, Medical Zebras
Dr. Hackett is a board certified and currently practicing emergency physician. As a physician leader, she understands the challenges of increasing patient volume, operational issues as well as challenging EMRs present to practicing emergency physicians. Areas of professional passion involve providing top notch clinical care to each and every patient as well as supporting the team of physicians and advanced providers. This support includes teaching management and leadership skills to department directors, addressing strategies to mitigate burnout and enhance personal wellness and encouraging gender diversity in the workplace and in leadership. Clinical areas of expert practice include acute cardiac cases, sepsis care, geriatric patient populations, abdominal emergencies and acute stroke care.
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Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Riverside, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...
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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 currently holds positions in the following hospital and County committees: Chest Pain Task Force, STEMI, Pre-hospi...
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Joseph B. Marzouk, MD, FIDSA Infectious Disease Specialist

Oakland, California
Infectious Diseases - Infections in all medical Specialties, Sepsis, HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, food poisoning, pneumonia, orthopedic infections, meningitis, surgical infections, wound infections, urinary tract infections, endocarditis, abdominal infections, abscess, septic arthritis, infection control
Clinical Infectious Disease Specialist in active practice; Extensive experience in medico-legal review for both plaintiffs and defense; Board Certified in Infectious Disease; HIV Specialist; Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at two Northern California Hospitals; Chief of Infectious Disease at Summit Medical Center. See CV for further details.
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Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence.
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Herald Ostovar, MD, FACEP Herald Ostovar, MD Professional Association

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Doctor, Physician, Standard Care, Malpractice, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Failure, Stroke, Sepsis, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Accident, Fracture, EMTALA, Trauma, Error, Wound, Infection, Pediatric, Hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal, Renal, Blood pressure, Medical Record, Expert, Board Certified
Dr. Herald Ostovar is an actively practicing, full-time, Board Certified, Emergency Medicine physician. His scope of practice has ranged from small, single coverage emergency departments to large multispecialty trauma centers and children's hospitals. He has worked with and helped implement various EMRs including, EPIC, Cerner, Meditech and Medhost. He is residency trained and certified in bedside ultrasound. He has also been involved in physician group contract negotiation and mediation. He holds active medical licenses in multiple states, including CA, TX and CO. He is well versed and adept at multiple emergency procedures such as endotracheal intubation, direct and video laryngoscopy, lumbar puncture, fracture and joint reductions, trauma and cardiac resuscitation, procedural sedation. He also has many hours of training and experience as a flight physician. He is available le to work as an expert for both plaintiff and defense.
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Karen v Tomczak, MSN, RN, CEN Forensic Legal Nurse Consultant Services, LLC

South San Francisco, California
Nurse, Emergency Medicine - Triage, Charge RN, Sepsis, Stroke, Falls, Forensic nursing, ambulatory care, clinic nursing, Injuries, Standards of Care, DME/IME attendance
Emergency department nursing standards of care including roles of triage, bedside and charge RN. All diagnoses seen in ER including sepsis and stroke,injuries from falls,fall risk assessment screening, violence & abuse. Graduate degree in forensic nursing specialty. In addition, over 5 years experience in Ambulatory Care. Available for DME/IME attendance in San Francisco Bay Area.
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Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, MBA

Los Angeles, California
Infectious Diseases - Infection Control, Infection Prevention, Clostridium Difficile, Meningitis, Sepsis, Surgical Infection, Bacteria, Osteomyelitis, Pneumonia, Abdominal Infections, Endocarditis, Hospital Infections
Dr. Uslan is a board-certified infectious disease specialist and serves as clinical chief of infectious diseases and hospital epidemiologist at a major academic teaching hospital. Dr. Uslan has extensive experience with diagnosis, management, and treatment of a wide range of infectious diseases including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, meningitis, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Uslan has a particular interest in hospital infections, infections due to multi-drug resistant organisms, prevention of infections/infection control, and appropriate antibiotic use.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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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 Chairman of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 12+ 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 chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system's sepsis program development and emergen...
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Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.
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Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Elder Abuse, Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Supervision, CPR, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Injury, Fracture, Stroke, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Trauma, Rural/Critical Access Hospital, Veterans Healthcare, Covid 19, Capacity, emergency transfer, Cauda Equina
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on interprofessional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consultant for the VA Office of Inspector General, she published extensively on quality of care issues at the Veterans Healthcare Administration and briefed mem...
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Jonathan D Apfelbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Erie, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
I am a full time practicing Emergency Medicine physician and EMS Medical Director who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and fellowship trained in emergency medical services (EMS) with over 20 years experience in emergency medicine as well as emergency medical services. My work experience ranges from Level 1 trauma centers, mid-sized community emergency department as well as rural, critical access facilities. Most of my clinical practice has been in a Level II trauma center. I have been the medical director for a long standing academic paramedic program for over 19 years, and work with numerous local and regional EMS agencies, Search and Rescue teams, as well as with several law enforcement agencies providing tactical EMS (TEMS) medical direction for their SWAT teams. I have served as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defendants.
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Michael J Apostle, MD, MBA

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Military, aviation, sepsis, EMS, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, death in custody, excited delirium, EMTs, patient transport, trauma care, hyperbaric medicine
Board certified Emergency Medicine Residency trained Emergency Medicine Military flight surgeon Advanced Trauma Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support Masters Business Administration Enlisted infantry United States Marine Corps Commissioned officer US Army Medical Corps Worldwide service
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Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). Dr. Kaufman also appeared on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and competed as the "Ninjadoc" for seven seasons. Dr. Kaufman is fluent in Japanese and his lived abroad. As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of ref...
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David E. Saintsing, MD Saintsing Medical Consuting, LLC

Boulder, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Board Certified, Residency Trained, ED, EM, Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Head Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Altitude Medicine, Opiate Related Death
I am a board certified residency trained highly experienced emergency medicine physician. Serving as chief resident during residency, I have been a leader for years - including in my current practice. For 20+ years I have also been an educator of medical students, physician assistants and residents. Currently I serve on our physician assistant education faculty in our group of 200 ER doctors as well as on the faculty of Rocky Vista University School of Osteopathic Medicine. This has helped hone my skills as a concise and clear communicator - critical ingredients to enhancing efficiency and knowledge of the legal team. Serving on my practice's professional peer review committee furthers my exposure to standard of care conversations and enhances my insight as an expert witness. I have reviewed about 20 cases and have been deposed 4 times. Additionally I am on the board of directors of our large multi specialty physician owned corporation.
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Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD Colorado Pulmonary Associates

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

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.
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Andrew Williams, MD

Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

District Of Columbia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM Pediatric Medical Experts, LLC

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Respiratory Failure, Trauma, Burn Care, Sepsis, Shock, Child Abuse, Post-Operative Care, Congenital Heart Disease, COVID, Meningitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Craniofacial Disorders, Cardiac Arrest, ECMO, Transplant, Pediatric Asthma, Brain Injury, Pharmacology, Conscious Sedation, Line Placement.
Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor of Pediatrics at two esteemed medical universities. She is double-boarded by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care medicine. Her primary specialty has been Pediatric Critical Care medicine since 1990, and Dr. Bartholomew has practiced for decades in nearly every conceivable setting from state-of-the-art quaternary care centers, to large academic centers and level I trauma centers with very busy Pediatric Emergency Departments and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs). She has worked in many small and medium-sized community hospitals throughout the nation including Alaska, and has traveled around the world to serve patients in remote areas. Practice roles have consisted of Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Emergency C...
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Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.
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Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
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.
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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
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Jared E Friedman, MD

Miami, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Child, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency, Emergency, ER, Trauma, Pediatric Surgery, Child Abuse, Neglect, Sepsis, Virus, Bacteria, Respiratory, Newborn, Fever, Pneumonia, Allergy, Concussion, Head Injury, SIDS, ADHD, Sedation, DKA, Drugs, Abdominal Pain, Asthma, Diabetes, Fracture, Quality, Resident
*PEDIATRICS - BOARD CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - BOARD ELIGIBLE *ACLS, ATLS, BLS, NRP, AND PALS CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC ER ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - Memorial Healthcare System - Hollywood, Florida *CLINICAL AFFILIATE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine - Florida Atlantic University (FAU) *MEDIAL DIRECTOR - Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, Florida *MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD - Hatzalah - Not-for-Profit Community-Based State-Certified EMT/Paramedic Organization in South Florida *AUTHOR AND PRESENTER: Numerous Book Chapters, Journal and Magazine Articles, Podium and Poster Presentations, and CME Courses
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James R. Hocker, MD

Fernandina Beach, Florida
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU, Neonatology, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth restriction, birth trauma, birth injuries, birth defects, sepsis, hypoglycemia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, bilirubin encephalopathy, newborn resuscitation
-Board certified neonatologist who has practiced for 29 years in both private and academic practices. -Has worked in all levels of care from normal newborn nurseries to Level IV NICUs -Experience as a Medical Director of a Level IV NICU for 18 years -On faculty at University of Illinois College of Medicine for 28 years -Has worked with Advanced Practice Nurses, Residents and medical students at the bedside and in the classroom -Over 10 years of experience as Medical Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense -Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals
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Jorge L. Infante, MD Infante Emergency Services

Coral Gables , Florida
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Delirium, Meningitis, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarctions, Stroke, Pneumonia, Ectopic Pregnancy, Airway Emergencies, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Overdose, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Fractures, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Injury, Epidural Abscess, Headache, Chest Pain
Residency trained at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis. Board certified for over fifteen (15) years through the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Served as a Board Member of the South Carolina Chapter of Emergency Physicians. Experienced in implementing quality assurance protocols and risk-mitigation protocols; educating fellow board-certified physicians, residents, medical students and advance practice provider students; and partnering with numerous hospital administrations and other departments to enhance patient care, efficiency and quality. Competently and compassionately treated well over 45,000 patients. Dr Infante’s unique clinical work history gives him insight into appropriateness of care and standard of care in a variety of clinical settings. He has practiced in different types of hospitals including: academic centers, trauma centers, stroke centers, chest pain centers and in rural, urban and community(suburban) settings. His intricate knowledge of the diffe...
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Brenda G Pabellano, BSN, RN, CLNC Pacific Legal Nurse Consulting

St. Cloud, Florida
Long Term Care, Critical Care Medicine - Assisted Living Facility Nurse/Administrator Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Elopements, Abuse and Neglect, Dehydration, UTI, Sepsis
20 years as Nurse/Administrator in Assisted Living Facility. Specializing in ALF Litigations such as Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Elopement, Abuse, Neglect, UTI, Sepsis and Dehydration
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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
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 17 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.
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Tabarak Qureshi, MD, FCCP

Longwood, Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Obstructive sleep apnea, Restless legs syndrome, Parasomnias, REM Behavior Disorder, Cataplexy. Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease, lung cancer, respiratory failure, sepsis
I completed my residency in Internal medicine and fellowships in Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. I have been in private practice in Central Florida since 2009 and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida School of Medicine. My special interests include all pulmonary disorders and specifically obstructive lung diseases (asthma and COPD) and disorders of sleep medicine.
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Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, ACNP-BC, CLNC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an acute care nurse practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 17 years of emergency, intensive care, PACU, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she is also holding an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both masters and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff/defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, products liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment and case analysis, research and qualify the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interview plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts,...
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Veronica Tucci, MD, JD

Brooksville, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies, Altered Mental Status, Delirium, Infectious Disease, Sepsis, Critical Care and Trauma, Medical Documentation, Patient Safety and Quality Assurance including inadequate supervision of residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants
·Award-winning, Board Certified Emergency Physician in active practice with extensive clinical and academic experience at Level I Trauma centers, Community and Freestanding Emergency Departments ·Professor of Emergency Medicine & ACEP Teaching Fellow ·Juris Doctor and ACEP Advocacy and Leadership Fellow ·Current Research and Scholarly Activity Director and former Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director with extensive experience teaching and supervising undergraduates, medical students and residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants ·Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, and educational forums/symposia ·Current and past editor of numerous Emergency Medicine journals, online texts and peer reviewer of scientific papers, posters and abstracts ·Author of numerous peer review publications, book chapters, abstracts, articles, and papers ·Subcommittee Chair for ACEP’s Medicolegal Committee, member of numerous ACEP, SAEM and AAEM ...
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Jeffrey C Wolkowicz, MD

Coral Springs , Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, COPD, Pneumonia, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, asbestosis, Occupational Lung disease, sleep apnea, sepsis, ARDS, Critical care
I provide support to Litigators, IME's, record reviews + expert testimony for over 10 yrs. Have served as expert witness including testimony at depositions + in court to both plaintiff + defendants , in the fields of, Pulmonary + Critical Care Medicine, Pneumonia, COPD, sleep apnea, ARDS, Reactive Airways Disease, sepsis, lung cancer, asbestos + Occupational Lung diseases
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Stephen Broomes, MD

Douglasville, Georgia
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - Internal Medicine, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, COVID-19, infection, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, qui tam, sepsis, falls, stroke, DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, hypoglycemia, hand offs, Nurse Practitioner & PA Supervision, Disability Evaluation, bleeds
Cleveland Clinic trained hospitalist in active clinical practice. Board certified in internal medicine with a practice focus on hospital medicine. 20+ years of clinical experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Vast medical necessity, UR (utilization review) and disability file review experience – has reviewed in excess of 2,000 charts. Conducted over 1,700 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Disability Reviews. Also experienced in UDT (Urine Drug Testing Analysis) and IMEs (Independent Medical Examinations).
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Kenyetta Christmas, RN,MSN,ACNP-BC,CLNC Hough Medical Consulting LLC

Douglasville , Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary, Critical Care, Nursing, medical-surgical, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Hospital Medicine, Standards of Care, Sepsis, nurse practitioner students, NP/PA leadership, nurse practitioner standards of care
I am a Registered Nurse for 18 years, with her last 13 years serving as a Nurse Practitioner in a large tertiary medical center. My nursing career began working alongside patients in trauma, cardiovascular, neurosurgical, and general medical-surgical ICU. After obtaining a master’s in nursing and board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, I have worked in various acute care settings such as trauma, hospital medicine, and various critical care units as a Nurse Practitioner. I currently serve as the Lead Nurse Practitioner of a team of NPs and PAs within my practice.
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Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Tifton, Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
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.
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Angela Fusaro, MD, MBA

Atlanta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - critical care,conscious sedation, dislocation/reduction, sepsis,trauma, pediatric and adult resuscitation (ACLS and PALS), cardioversion, cardiac pacing, emergent vaginal deliveries, central line placement, arthrocentesis, lumbar puncture, drug abuse, alcohol withdrawal, COVID19
Angela Fusaro is an Emergency Medicine physician who has worked in a variety of clinical settings, from small rural community hospitals to large county facilities. Dr. Fusaro works in Albany, GA, a community devastated by COVID19. Recently she worked most recently as an Emergency Medicine physician at Emory University and Grady Healthcare System, where she become expert in managing a variety of acute pathology, pediatrics and trauma. In that role, she also served as an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and has extensive experience in academia and resident teaching. She is a recent graduate of Goizueta Business school and understands the business side of healthcare. Dr. Fusaro has also been involved in national leadership, serving as a member of the Board of Directors for EMRA, the 2nd largest Emergency Medicine organization in the world, and as a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Steering Committee. At that time, Dr. Fusaro wrote legislation...
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Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, cardiac emergencies, regenerative medicine, orthopedic trauma, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, nursing home, EMTALA, covid
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently working full time in emergency medicine and have been in practice for over a decade. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.
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Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine - Medication Errors, Lab Reporting, Informed Consent, Delayed Diagnosis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Deep Venous Thrombosis, DVT, COVID-19, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Supervision of Physician Extenders, Hypertension, Cancer Screening, Infection, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Preoperative Clearance
Award-winning, Harvard-trained primary care physician. Extensive teaching experience: Emory Faculty (2001-Present), Former Harvard Faculty. Fellowship trained. Special interest in Women's Health. Active clinical practice.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Georgia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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David Dantes, M.D. David Dantes, M.D.

Haiku, Hawaii
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, retained foreign body, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, failure, delay in diagnosis, trauma, sepsis, eclampsia, airway, acute, allergic, anaphylaxis, ectopic pregnancy, injury, trauma, bleeding, shock, fever, meningitis
BROAD CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for 27 years, from 1974 until 2001. Practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals. Treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients, and was never required to pay a malpractice judgment or settle a claim. Currently in active practice of Urgent Care Telemedicine since 2016. ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BACKGROUND: UCLA Clinical assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, 1986-1991. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 1985-2001. Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons,1985-2001 Director of Emergency Department, Ridgecrest Community Hospital, 1985-1993. DUAL BOARD CERTIFICATION: Certified by American Board of Emergency Medicine,1981. Certified by American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, 2016. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participating in American Board of Emergency...
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David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Nampa, 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 13 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...
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Gregg Davis, MD, MBA Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Princeton, Illinois
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse & neglect, nursing home decubitus ulcers, nursing home pneumonia, nursing home failure, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis
I am a board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience in the care of patients in office, hospital, emergency room, and nursing home settings. My skills include serving for thirty years as the medical director while providing direct care to thousands of patients at four skilled care nursing faculties. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, provide a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.
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Ronald Himmelman, MD

Glencoe, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Stroke, sepsis, myocardial infarction, infections, trauma, medication side effects, drug testing, alcohol issues, intoxication, prison and jail medicine
I am Board-Certified in Internal Medicine as well, yet have exclusively practiced Emergency Medicine for the past 35 years, first in a county hospital setting, followed by working in a few private hospitals, where I practice presently. I am Board -Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1988 and have been recertified every 10 years since then, with the latest coming just two months ago. In addition, I have been Board-Certified in Medical Toxicology.
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Raina M. Paul, MD, FAAP

Wilmette, Illinois
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Infection, Quality Improvement, Pediatric Emergency Management, Child Health, Sedation, Pediatric Trauma
Dr. Raina Paul is a board certified pediatric and pediatric emergency medicine physician. She completed her residency and fellowship in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, the number one children's hospital in the country for over a decade. She is currently the Director of Quality Improvement for the Advocate Children’s Hospital Emergency Departments and was the former Associate Medical Director at the Center for Excellence at Lurie Children’s/Northwestern hospital. She has authored several peer reviewed articles on pediatric sepsis and was an author on the most recent Pediatric American College of Critical Care Medicine and Surviving Sepsis Guidelines. She has been involved for over a decade in QI related research, especially surrounding pediatric sepsis. She led the Boston team as part of the rapid cycle Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) collaborative, was a steering committee member and data lead for the 25 hospi...
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Kayur V Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FACPE, FACHE, FACEP Proactive MD

Terre Haute, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, pulmonary embolism, Hospital administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, blood clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Independent Medical Exam Indiana, Hospital Standard of care expert witness
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...
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Gregory R. Pittman, MD

Carmel, Indiana
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Head Trauma, Ectopic Pregnancy, AAA, Sepsis, Overdose, Shortness of Breath, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2014 with experience working in multiple emergency departments from larger trauma centers to smaller critical access hospitals. I currently practice as a full time emergency physician in a busy community emergency department where I provide instruction to residents, medical students, and physician assistant students. Completed residency training through the Army and practiced as an Army physician for 3 years before transitioning to civilian practice. I have completed SEAK courses in preparation to become an expert witness. I am available for consultation, chart review, deposition and trial testimony.
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Corinna Repetto, MD, FACEP

Bloomington, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Medical Director, First Responders, health administration, patient experience, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Medical Examiner, Emergency Radiology, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Sarcoidosis, Psychiatric Emergency, cardiac arrest, sepsis, stoke, trauma
Dedicated Emergency Physician and Medical Director with over 20 years expertise in health administration, team leadership and patient care. Accomplished in leading interdisciplinary teams and continuously improving delivery of care. Consistently engaged in self-development and education in order to advance leadership skills and administrative implementation. Trained and Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine
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Jeannette M Capella, MD, MEd, FACS The Iowa Clinic

Waukee, Iowa
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Emergency General Surgery, Abdominal Trauma, Spleen Trauma, Liver Trauma, Rib Fracture, Pneumothorax, Fracture, Gunshot, Motor Vehicle Accident, Fall, Assault, Appendicitis, Gallbladder, Bowel perforation, Wrong Site Surgery, Wound Infection, Wound Dehiscence, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism
Jeannette Capella, MD, MEd, FACS is an Acute Care Surgeon practicing with The Iowa Clinic at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. It is the only ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center in Des Moines. She is Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and has nearly 20 years experience in Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She has experience as an ICU Medical Director and Assistant Director of Trauma. Currently, she is part of the Iowa Trauma System Verification Team which verifies Level 3 and 4 trauma centers. She also teaches medical students, surgery residents and practicing physicians, and she has numerous publications in trauma journals as well as book chapters. Currently, she is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Previous academic appointments included Virginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medi...
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Sajid Khan, MD

Stilwell, Kansas
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures
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), serve 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 ...
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Michael J Hebert, M.S., PA-C

Pineville, Louisiana
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Urgent Care, APP, MLP, Mid-level Provider, Heart Atttack, CVA, Stroke, Heart Attack, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Kidney Stone, Sepsis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, laceration, fracture, dehydration, acute kidney injury, appendicitis
A 20 year Army Veteran, I have worked as a Physician Assistant in both Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care for 20+ years. I am a proud 1997 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the U.S. Army PA Program where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. I later obtained my Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. I am a retired Major from the Louisiana Army National Guard and have deployed overseas on two occasions. I last served as Deputy State Surgeon in charge of medical readiness for Louisiana troops. I currently work as a full-time physician assistant in a fast-paced emergency department in Alexandria, LA.
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Jorge L. Infante, MD Infante Emergency Services

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Delirium, Meningitis, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarctions, Stroke, Pneumonia, Ectopic Pregnancy, Airway Emergencies, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Overdose, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Fractures, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Injury, Epidural Abscess, Headache, Chest Pain
Residency trained at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis. Board certified for over fifteen (15) years through the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Served as a Board Member of the South Carolina Chapter of Emergency Physicians. Experienced in implementing quality assurance protocols and risk-mitigation protocols; educating fellow board-certified physicians, residents, medical students and advance practice provider students; and partnering with numerous hospital administrations and other departments to enhance patient care, efficiency and quality. Competently and compassionately treated well over 45,000 patients. Dr Infante’s unique clinical work history gives him insight into appropriateness of care and standard of care in a variety of clinical settings. He has practiced in different types of hospitals including: academic centers, trauma centers, stroke centers, chest pain centers and in rural, urban and community(suburban) settings. His intricate knowledge of the diffe...
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Louisiana
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Andrea Dugas, MD, PhD, FACEP US Acute Care Solutions

Aspen Hill, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, influenza, sepsis, pneumonia, meningitis, appendicitis, airway management, anaphylaxis, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, thrombosis, stroke, trauma, orthopedic injuries, fracture, spinal cord compression, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, torsion, overdose
Dr. Dugas MD, PhD, FACEP is board certified in emergency medicine and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She has published over 30 peer review articles and practiced clinically in the field of emergency medicine for over 9 years. She has prior experience giving trial and deposition testimony as an expert witness and has consulted as an expert on other cases. Following her emergency medicine residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Dugas joined the Johns Hopkins faculty continue both her clinical work and influenza and infectious disease research. While at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Dugas earned her PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In 2017, Dr. Dugas transitioned to full time emergency medicine clinical care at US Acute care Solutions, but remains adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
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Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics.
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Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 25 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.
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Ali Tabatabai, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Shock, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Respiratory Failure, Trauma Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, Physician Education, Resident Education, Resident Supervision, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), COVID 19
I am certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, in Neurocritical Care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, and in Medical Critical Care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My training includes successful completion of a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, and a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. I am an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and the Director of Physician Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. I am Medical Director of the Lung Rescue Unit (ECMO ICU) and the Biocontainment Unit at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My current clinical practice focuses on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, and Trauma Critical Care. I also have taken care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients at a variety of community ICU settings and tele-ICU settings.
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Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...
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William T McGee, MD, MHA University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Springfield, Massachusetts
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Patient Safety, Shock, Critical Care, Vascular access, Central venous catheterization, SEPSIS, Intensive Care, Respiratory Failure, Resuscitation, Infectious disease, Nosocomial Infection, Iatrogenic Complications, Post-operative infections, Pharmaceutical, device industry, complications and death.
William T. McGee is a professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology @ the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a specialist in critical care medicine with interests in hemodynamic physiology, trauma, brain injury, ARDS, vascular access (pulmonary artery catheterization), sepsis, and nosocomial pneumonia. Dr. McGee has published over 150 papers, chapters and abstracts and has been the principal investigator for clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of new treatments for severe sepsis, MRSA and pneumonia. Presently his primary focus is on functional hemodynamics, physiologic optimization and the safety of central venous access. Dr. McGee was the lead enroller and author on the paper that reported the outcome of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA pneumonia. Early in his career he was a finalist for the Cecil Lehman Mayer Research Award from the American College of Chest Physicians for his work examining the utility of pulmonary artery cat...
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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
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 Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 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. Recently, Dr. Meguerdichian received the Ou...
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Charles G Murphy, MD CGM PEM Consulting, PLLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Community Hospital ER, Emergency Trauma, Fractures, Head Trauma, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Sepsis, Torsion, Trauma, Urgent Care Pediatrics, Wound Care
I have been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2006. I have had the opportunity to work in a range of hospital settings - from a local academic community hospital to a quaternary Children's Hospital. I am currently practicing at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. Beyond my clinical work - my current responsibilities include medical education on the resident, medical student and physician assistant levels. I have testified in court and pride myself on my meticulous review of cases as well as an accurate, honest assessment of the case with regards to the standard of care.
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William R Phillips, Jr, MD Faculty at Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Acute Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Delirium, QTc
Board-certified attending physician in Hospital Medicine in active clinical practice. Part of the teaching faculty at Harvard Medical School and former faculty at Georgetown. Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care from other medical and surgical specialties. Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings. Experience in legal case review. Co-authored book chapter on sepsis.
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Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure,Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 100 medico-legal case reviews, 17 deposition and trial testimonies. Over 30 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown Medical School. Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 24 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.
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Pamela J Smith, MD, RN, BSN

Concord, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consultant, Urgent Care, Trauma, Sepsis, Retained Foreign Body, Fracture care, Airway Management, Risk Management, Medical Safety, Peer Review, Standards of Care for MD and RN
Dr. Pamela J. Smith is a Board Certified Emergency Physician currently employed fulltime with over 15 years of clinical experience in community and academic Emergency Medicine departments as well as Urgent Care. She received her medical degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, NY and completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Tufts University, MA. Her experience includes educating medical students, mid-level providers and residents. Dr. Smith began her career as an RN and received her graduate degree in Legal Nurse Consulting from Duke University. She provides legal case review and expert witness testimony. ACLS, ATLS, PALS certified. Medical Licenses in MA and CO.
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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 ...
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Michael Boczar, D.O. FACEP University of Michigan

Clarkston, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Credentialing, Quality, Patient Safety, Strangulation including Erotic Asphyxiation, EMS, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, MCOLES Training (Michigan Coalition of Law Enforcement Standards)
Dr. Boczar is a board certified (ABEM) Emergency Physician with over 28 years of post-graduate clinical experience working in a Level I Trauma Center. Currently he is Credentialing Chair as well as Quality Chair of Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. His role as Physician Advisor for Utilization Review requires the review of 1000+ cases/year. He is also involved in his hospital's Medical Legal Review Committee. In addition, Dr. Boczar has served as an Oral Board Examiner (ABEM) for several years. Dr. Boczar has previous expert witness/medical legal case review experience and has completed MCOLES training. Publications include book chapters as well as numerous journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Boczar is Medical Director at an emergency medical services company as well as serving as a Medical Director for a community hospital Emergency Department.
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Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,
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Nicholas Rademacher, MD Rademacher Consulting

ADA, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - HIV, opioid use disorder, biomarkers, telemedicine, health informatics, sepsis, shock, hyponatremia, wound repair, trauma, troponin, d-dimer, buprenorphine
Dr. Rademacher is a board-certified emergency physician with seven years of post-graduate clinical experience. After medical school at the University of Michigan Dr. Rademacher completed four years of emergency medicine training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a focus on administration. After residency he became faculty at The University of Michigan with a position at Hurley Medical Center, the level I trauma center in Flint, MI. While working in Flint Dr. Rademacher won numerous teaching awards, held educational administrative positions, and implemented clinical pathways for ED based universal HIV screening, narcan distribution, and medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Dr. Rademacher moved to Grand Rapids in the summer of 2020 and continues to practice emergency medicine at Mercy St. Mary’s Hospital. Additionally, he provides technical support to medical providers seeking to utilize buprenorphine for the treatment of those with opioid use disorder and teaches...
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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 ...
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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.
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Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). Dr. Kaufman also appeared on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and competed as the "Ninjadoc" for seven seasons. Dr. Kaufman is fluent in Japanese and his lived abroad. As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of ref...
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Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP

Nevada
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Heart Attack, MI, Hypertensive, Sepsis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, Ectopic, Allergic Reaction, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Abuse, Assault, Strangulation, Fracture, Overdose, Psychiatric Emergencies.
Dr. Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP is a national leader in emergency medicine. She is currently a clinical faculty attending emergency physician in the emergency medicine residency program at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. In additional to expertise in the academic environment, Dr. Stankus has experience and expertise in community emergency departments, urban tertiary care centers, free-standing emergency departments, and urgent care centers. Dr. Stankus began her career as an Army JAG Officer, acting as the hospital medical malpractice defense attorney at a large US Army teaching hospital. There, she sat on the risk management, peer review, quality improvement, medical records, performance improvement, medical ethics, and credentials committees. She was also a part-time military magistrate and earned her Airborne wings. Prior to law school, Dr. Stankus worked as a police officer, so has additional interest, expertise, and experience in criminal law a...
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Varun Bhatia, MD

Edison, New Jersey
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - General Practice, Telemedicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Preventive Medicine, COVID-19, Standard of Care, Men's Health, Women's Health, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Occupational medicine, Workman's Compensation, Sepsis, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Emboli
Dr. Bhatia is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. He is a jack of all trades as he serves as a medical director of an urgent care, a hospitalist, and a family physician. In addition to his clinical duties, he served for one year as the Medical Director of two urgent cares, where he led and supervised MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other staff members. Dr. Bhatia is also a team hospitalist for Hackensack Meridian JFK Medical Center where he admits, manages and discharges patients with multiple acute medical problems. He also serves as a primary care provider for home care visits and does insurance physicals along with school/sports physicals, workman's comp, DOT physicals, etc. He is also active on several telemedicine platforms. Dr. Bhatia received his M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. He received his degree in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He is available to provide expert witness...
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Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.
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Marcin A Jankowski, DO, MBA, FACS, FACOS, CHSE, CPHQ

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Abdominal Pain, General Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Sports Injury, Sepsis, Brain Death, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Pre-hospital Care, Burn Injury, Standard of Care, Surgical Complications, Chart Rev
I am a Trauma Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Intensivist and a General Surgeon. I am double board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and have over 15 years of clinical Trauma, Critical Care and General/Emergency Surgery experience. Over the years, I have served as the Medical Director of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at two different Trauma Centers. I have significant clinical and administrative leadership experience and have lead numerous peer and quality group review committees and group case reviews. Currently, I serve as the Director of Surgical Outcomes and Research and help to lead several initiatives related to peer surgical case review as well as patient quality and safety. I also have significant experience in reviewing and evaluating surgical cases for complications, errors, appropriate management and care as well as serving as an expert witness in numerous medical-legal cases. I have a breadth of experience in graduate and undergraduate medic...
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Suleman Khawaja, M.D. Khawaja Expert Review Services

Ridgewood, New Jersey
Hospitalist - Hospitalist, COVID-19, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, gastrointestinal bleeding, kidney failure, cirrhosis, patient handoffs, hospitalist co-management, hospital transitions of care
After medical school at University of Chicago and residency at UNC-Chapel Hill, I have spent 16 years in real-life hospitalist practice, at hospitals ranging from 50 to 400 beds, in many different settings, regions, and employment models. I was Medical Director of a regionally-recognized hospitalist group for 8 years, growing a small local team into an operationally complex program of 40 doctors and NP's. I saw patients regularly, was regarded as the health system's subject matter expert in hospital medicine, and managed the various challenges that face hospitalists: - Increasing physician workload and staffing pressures - Widening scope of practice - Patient handoffs and shift-to-shift continuity of care - Communication and integration of input involving multiple specialists - Collaboration with NP's and PA's - Hospital resource utilization, length-of-stay, and ED throughput pressures - Use of often-flawed EMR's and CPOE platforms These are key drivers of malpractice litigation ...
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Anthony J. Marino, MD Central Jersey Newborn Care

Princeton, New Jersey
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatology, Expert Witness, Neonatology, Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine, Newborn Resuscitation, Neonatal and Perinatal Injuries, Jaundice, Birth Trauma, Prematurity, Sepsis, Birth Asphyxia, Brain Injury, NICU
Dr. Marino is a double board certified physician. He is a Board certified Neonatologist as well as maintaining a Board Certification in Pediatrics. He is in an active fulltime clinical neonatology practice with over 25 years as an attending physician. His interpersonal skills make him relatable to the medical students and residents he teaches at the bedside and in the classroom. He is also the Medical Director of the Maternal-Child Health division and serves as a consultant to the CEO of his Healthcare system. Dr. Marino has also been published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Marino provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal­ Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.
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Francis (Frank) J Sabatino, M.D., FACEP

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, Urgent care, Fast Track, Standard of Care, Quality, ABEM, FACEP, Residency Trained, Airway Management, Chest pain, Myocardial Infarction, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Epidural Abscess, Press Ganey, Sepsis, Ultrasound
I am a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with 10 years of full time clinical experience. I have practiced emergency medicine in both academic and community settings with annual volumes from 35k to over 100k per year. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). I have experience as teaching faculty for multiple emergency medicine residency training programs as well as medical students. In addition, I have experience with teaching undergraduate courses with a focus on introduction to basic terminology. I hold a New York State License.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New Jersey
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Ellen Bondar, MD Art of Medicine, P.C.

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Adult Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.
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Evan Cohen, MD

Chappaqua, New York
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Appendicitis, Trauma, Sepsis, Overdose, Pulmonary Embolism, Head Trauma, Epidural Abscess, Pneumonia, Pyelonephritis, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Block, Aortic Dissection, Diabetic Emergency
Dr. Cohen is a board certified emergency physician and has been practicing as a full time attending physician for over 10 years. He has worked in multiple busy level 1 trauma centers and is currently the medical director at Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, New York. Dr. Cohen has extensive experience working as a medical expert, has reviewed over 50 cases including multiple depositions. He also provides medical expert services to the NY State Office of Professional Medical Conduct. He sits on his hospital's PEER review committee and oversees quality, return admissions and patient complaints in the emergency department.
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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.
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David Mason, MD Crouse Health

Fayetteville, New York
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Stroke, headache, cardiac related diseases, orthopedic injuries, pulmonary diseases, OBGYN , abdominal pain, appendicitis, torsion, spine
Since completing my Emergency Medicine Residency in 2004 I have worked in a variety of Emergency Departments. Initially I worked with a private democratic group that staffed 5 Hospitals. These emergency departments ranged from small, single coverage to larger departments treating over 70,000 patients annually. There was also diversity in geography ranging from rural to urban. While serving on the board of directors, my private group merged with a National Group further increasing my vaired experiences in Emergency Medicine. I joined the Army National Guard in 2001 rising to the rank of Major. I served as Battalion Surgeon in Iraq in 2005-2006. I received an honorable discharge in 2009 after serving for 8 years. In 2010 I relocated to Syracuse, NY and joined Crouse Hospital as an employed emergency physician. I became more involved with quality and leadership and later became Vice Chair of the Department. I completed ACEP Emergency Department Directors Academy Phase 1-3 and...
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Linda Siegel, MD

New York, New York
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Pediatrics, sepsis, respiratory failure, ARDS, multi-organ system failure, pediatric sedation, cardiac arrest
I am a practicing pediatric intensivist with 22 years experience. I am currently an assistant professor of medicine at Cohen Children’s Medical Cemter in New York. I am board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Palliative Medicine. I have extensive experience in caring for infants and children with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, ARDS, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, and liver failure. I have cared for children after bone marrow transplant as well as liver and kidney transplants and children on ECMO. I have experience in chart review and with depositions.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New York
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Andrew Williams, MD

New Rochelle, New York
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.
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Mark Winther, MD, FACEP New York Physicians Medical Legal Consulting, LLC.

Altamont, New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, stroke, fracture management, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, Steven-Johnson Syndrome, allergic reactions, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma care, telemedicine
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director, Department Chair and Chief Medical Officer. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center, rural and critical access hospitals. Interests: Sepsis, MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily Accessible by phone or email within one day
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Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...
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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. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.
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Alan C. Heffner, MD

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus, Anoxic brain injury, Central line, Emergency
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine. He has a busy high-acuity clinical practice at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Professor and Co-Director of Adult Critical Care. Dr. Heffner serves as the healthcare system Specialty Director for Sepsis and Medical Director of ECMO Services. He is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and the leading emergency critical care medicine textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. His special interests include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrest, ECMO, anoxic brain injury, and emergency airway management and intubation.
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Karen Lynn Lefler, MSN/Ed, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Wingate, North Carolina
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy
35 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 26 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport
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Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, endocarditis, hospital infection, pressure ulcer, bedsores, diabetic foot ulcer, leg ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death.
I am actively practicing Infectious Diseases and Wound Care, and have over a decade of experience in both areas. I have worked in a variety of practice settings, and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Infectious Diseases and Wound Care. Besides being Board certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally, and have maintained a good knowledge of general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. While being detail oriented, I am able to see the big picture of a case. I am apt at analyzing complex medical facts, synthesizing and presenting them in a digestible form to lay audience. I provide a prompt and thorough expert opinion, and my well researched reports reflect the standards of care of a given time. Languages spoken: English, Spanish, German, Russian, Ukrainian.
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Alfred A. Pirro, MD

Hampstead, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine - ICU Management, Medication Errors, Sepsis, Resuscitation of Critically Ill Patients, Ventilator Management, Medical Chart Review and Analysis, Intubation and Extubation, Diagnostic Error Case Review, Hand-off Communication, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Hospital Protocol Development
Twenty-two years of experience providing diagnoses and treatment services in a wide variety of settings as a critical care and hospitalist physician with 15 years as a ICU director. I have written policy and procedure; served on numerous committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Patient Safety and Quality Oversight, Physician Advisor for Case Management, Code Blue/RRT, Clinical Advisory, and Morbidity and Mortality Review. My communication is clear, concise and understandable; teaching and explaining information on level with the audience. My assessments and opinions on medical malpractice and negligence cases are honest and unbiased.
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Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Spinal Abscess/ Hematoma, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular/ Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 14 years of experience and continues full-time clinical work. Experience in 16 different Emergency Departments of all sizes, from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's, providing a unique perspective on standard of care decisions. Excels in communication with patients and staff. Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making. Responsive, efficient, and easy to work with. Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina. Local to North Carolina. Willing to travel. Will consider defense or plaintiff cases.
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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.
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Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - ICU, Intensive Care, Central line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Heart attack, stroke, appendicitis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, aneurysm, COVID-19, neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, blood transfusions, end of life matters
I am one of a few select physicians that are dual-board certified in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care as well as having obtained a Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology. I completed a top fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My skill set go from the management of a tennis elbow in the ED to ECMO in the ICU with comfort with everything in between. In addition, I am a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. I am currently actively practicing and balancing my two specialties between the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.
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Erin Roskos, MD

Louisville, Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Sepsis, Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Central Line, Headache, Heart attack, Stroke, Abdominal Pain, Aneurysm, Shock, Standard of Care
Dr. Roskos is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She trained at a large Level 1 trauma center and has also worked in community hospital settings and at rural critical access hospitals. She has 10+ years full time clinical experience and has also worked as a flight physician. Dr. Roskos has experience with a broad range emergency medical conditions.
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Beachwood, Ohio
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Timothy Carroll, MD, FAAP

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Transport, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Sedation, Pediatric Cardiac Care, sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, ECMO
My name is Timothy Carroll and I I have extensive clinical experience in Pediatric hospital medicine, Pediatric emergency medicine and Pediatric critical care. I am focused on education as a professor of pediatrics and quality improvement. I was heavily involved in intra-collegiate debate and took 2nd in the country in the 1996 CEDA national debate championships. I attended medical school at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS and trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. I practiced pediatric emergency medicine for 4 years at Children’s Medical Center Dallas which is the busiest pediatric ER in the country. I have been practicing pediatric critical care and hospital medicine for over 10 years and currently practice at Saint Francis Children’s in Tulsa, OK where I care for the sickest and most severely injured children in Oklahoma. I have extensive experience in all types of pediatric patients and therapie...
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Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Pre-hospital care, Aeromedical hospital transfer, Airway management, Sepsis, Stroke, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Ovarian torsion, Testicular torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural emergency medicine, Critical care, Cancer emergencies, Colon Perforation, Standard of care, Defense of litigation
-Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standard of care for a Famil...
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Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, Medication Errors, Nurse, NP, falls, urgent care, women’s health, outpatient, primary care, emergency room nurse practitioner, failure to refer, discharge, torsion, abscess, appendicitis
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida
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Sandra L Boyd, PA-C

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - Pneumonia,Sepsis,Heart Attack, Aortic Dissection,Abcess,Cellulitis,Ketoacidosis,Diabetes,Drug Overdose,Opiod Abuse,DVT,Spinal,Shock,CVA,Stroke,TIA,COPD,Appendicitis,Cholecystitis,Ectopic Pregnancy,Endcarditiis,Shock,Kidney Stone,Bowel Obstruction,Dental,PE,AKA,Mid-Level,APP, Advanced Provider,NP,PA
I am a licensed Physician Assistant and currently practicing emergency medicine in 3 states and licensed in 5. Experience in Level I Trauma to Urgent Care. In addition to Emergency Medicine, I have experience in Surgical and Transplant Hospitalist Medicine. I am available for both Medical Expert and Legal Strategy/Research Assignments. I will provide a comprehensive review of all medical records involved in a case with not only medical analysis, but provide case strategy based on a detailed assessment of strength and/or weakness findings. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, I have over 25 years of senior-level business experience in Management Consulting and the Chemicals industries. Recently, I was one of the leading Plaintiffs and Lead Consultant to the retained legal team for unpaid emergency medicine services wages provided at 3 hospitals by 56 physicians and physician assistants. The case was favorably settled out of court. https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania...
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Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Associate Professor with active practice at Ivy League Hospital (U.Penn) - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top caliber journals, numerous book chapters - Internationally recognized speaker in critical ...
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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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.
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Chandar R. Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD LLC

Greer, South 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. Undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. Medical Education at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. I have been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing both inpatient and outpatients. I have also been teaching medical students and residents. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina and Georgia. Currently residing in Greer, South Carolina.
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Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...
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Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.
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Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, cardiac emergencies, regenerative medicine, orthopedic trauma, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, nursing home, EMTALA, covid
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently working full time in emergency medicine and have been in practice for over a decade. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.
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Gregory Ryan Hoffman, MD

Greenville, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain, Myocardial Infarction, Appendicitis, Torsion, Headache, Meningitis, Fracture &Dislocations, Neurology/Stroke/TIA, Wounds, Infection, Sepsis, Respiratory Failure, DVT/PE, Aortic Aneurysm, EMTALA, EMR
Dr. Ryan Hoffman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has been working clinically for 20+ years is a variety of ED settings - from 6 bed rural hospitals to 100 bed Level 1 Trauma Centers. He has participated in multiple hospital committees including Credentialling, Quality, and served as an ED Medical Director for 11 years. He has reviewed cases for several years for the state board as well as plaintiff and defense council.
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SHARON JOHNSON, RN, ALNC

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Nurse, Cardiothoracic Surgery - cardiac surgery recovery nurse, management of chest tubes, pacemakers, pacer wire removal, central and peripheral IV access, epidurals, drains, nasogastric tubes, heart rhythms, blood thinners, IV medication’s, infections, falls, blood clots, sepsis, heart-cath recovery
Twenty years of experience recovering Open-Heart surgeries in CVICU and CV Progressive Care. I am certified with a PCCN, which shows the ability to provide care for the acutely ill adult patient. Another certification is CSU-ACLS, which is advanced life support after cardiac surgery. Other Certifications: ACLS- Acute Cardiac Life Support; BLS- Basic Life Support; ALNC- Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant PCCN- Adult Progressive Care Nurse
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Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Tennessee
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.
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Mahmood Alasmi, MD, MS, FAAP Neonatal experts, PLLC

Garland, Texas
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics - Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics. neonatal intensive care units, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, perinatal trauma
• Associate Professor of Pediatrics • Experienced Neonatologist for more than 20 years in both private and academic neonatology practices in all levels from Level 1 to Regional Medical Centers (Level IIIC). • More than 15 years’ experience as Medical Expert witness. Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, VCOM (2016-present) • Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, Doernbechoer Children’s Hospital and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2013-2014) • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (2009-2012) • Served as Medical Director for the last 15 years, revising and managing care management plans, for large medical institutions. • Director of Pediatrics/Neonatology, Baylor/Richardson Medical Center (2000-2001) • Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program (2002-2005), King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, KSA • Head of Division of ...
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Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.
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KAMNA JAISWAL, MD

SOUTHLAKE, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - PEDS, PED CRITICAL CARE, STROKE, CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES, ECMO, BRAIN INJURY, TRAUMA, PICC LINES, RESPIRATORY FAILURE, CARDIAC ARREST, CODE, SEPSIS, ANTIBIOTICS, MENINGITIS, ORTHO, SCOLIOSIS, POST OP CARE, APPENDICITIS, INTUBATION,CHEST TUBE, ARTERIAL LINES, ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, SEDATION
My name is Kamna Jaiswal. I am a pediatric critical care physician with over 11 years of experience. I have vast clinical experience with all types of critical and general pediatric conditions. I am currently in clinical practice at Tulsa, OK where we take care of the sickest patients with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, difficult airways, cardiac arrest, sepsis, septic shock, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, post operative care of the surgical, neurosurgical and orthopedic patients, pediatric stroke, oncology and hematology patients. I also have vast experience with ECMO in pediatrics. My particular area of interest is neuro critical care. I developed the pediatric stroke protocol at our institution and I am also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and Oklahoma and in active practice in both states. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively...
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Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, COVID, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Critical Care, AAA, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, TPA, Trauma
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 20 years of practice experience. He is a clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). 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. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multiple settings from urban trauma and tertiary care refer...
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Daniel Mendoza, MD, PhD

Pearland, Texas
Infectious Diseases - HIV, Sepsis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, COVID-19, Osteomyelitis, Endocarditis, Multidrug Resistant (MDR) infections, Surgical Infections, Prosthetic Joint Infections, Epidural Abscess, Urinary Tract Infection, C. difficile, MRSA, Tuberculosis, Typhus, Histoplasmosis.
Dr. Mendoza is a board-certified infectious disease specialist. He teaches clinical infectious diseases to medical students and physicians in training. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of serious infections, such as HIV, sepsis, pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, meningitis, COVID-19, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He is also experienced in infections that are difficult to diagnose or to treat, such as infections due to mycobacteria, multidrug resistant organisms, histoplasma and MRSA. Dr. Mendoza has received important awards in recognition of his academic contributions, including a national award from the American Society for Microbiology. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and he has delivered presentations to national scientific conferences. Dr. Mendoza is committed to providing evidence-based and unbiased expert opinions.
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Karla Lacayo, MD Alteon Health

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). 13 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, 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, Vice Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, Sepsis 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.
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Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP

Gig Harbor, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Heart Attack, MI, Hypertensive, Sepsis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, Ectopic, Allergic Reaction, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Abuse, Assault, Strangulation, Fracture, Overdose, Psychiatric Emergencies.
Dr. Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP is a national leader in emergency medicine. She is currently a clinical faculty attending emergency physician in the emergency medicine residency program at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. In additional to expertise in the academic environment, Dr. Stankus has experience and expertise in community emergency departments, urban tertiary care centers, free-standing emergency departments, and urgent care centers. Dr. Stankus began her career as an Army JAG Officer, acting as the hospital medical malpractice defense attorney at a large US Army teaching hospital. There, she sat on the risk management, peer review, quality improvement, medical records, performance improvement, medical ethics, and credentials committees. She was also a part-time military magistrate and earned her Airborne wings. Prior to law school, Dr. Stankus worked as a police officer, so has additional interest, expertise, and experience in criminal law a...
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