Sepsis Expert Witnesses

Sepsis expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on sepsis. The sepsis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Aquatics Safety, Bariatric Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Child Abuse, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Dermatology, Disability Evaluation, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, and Family Medicine.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Mahmood Alasmi, MD, MS, FAAP Neonatal experts, PLLC

BROWNSBORO, Alabama
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 20 years’ experience as Medical Expert witness. . Director of Neonatal Services, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville, Alabama . 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 Trai...

Robert Belfer, MD Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Jasper, Alabama
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,Excited Delerium,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, LA and IL.

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Arizona
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

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. 20 years of practice in emergency medicine and 18 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.

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.

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

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 10 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 me...

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 ...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

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, Bedsores
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 18 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. In addition, 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 and Montana.

Cidney Scott Hulett, MD, MPH

Little Rock, Arkansas
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Interventional Pulmonology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis, septic shock, respiratory failure, ECMO, central line, intubation, chest tube, bronchoscopy, EBUS, lung biopsy, critical care echocardiography, neurocritical care

Hilal S Abu-Zahra, MD

Loma Linda, California
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, outpatient general pediatrics, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia, obesity.
Dr. Abu-Zahra has 8+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist in the Inland Empire in both community and academic hospital settings. 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 works in an academic children's hospital and a community hospital with newborn nursery, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Zahra works full time as a hospitalist in a tertiary care academic center and half time as an outpatient pediatrician in a clinic affiliated with a family residency program. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the former chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. H...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

California
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -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 Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

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

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.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Ariel Cohen, DO Leira Physician Services

California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

Akash Desai, MD, FACEP Desai Medical Inc

San Diego, California
Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Myocardial Infarction, Electrocardiography, Diabetic, Torsion, Respiratory Failure, Intubation, Shock, Sepsis, CVC, Biliary, Block, Abscess, EMTALA, Airway, Narcotic Prescription, Seizure, Overdose, Stroke
Board certified emergency medicine physician in active clinical practice in California. The inaugural Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the University of California, San Diego East Campus, performing quality assurance, case review, and teaching for point-of-care ultrasound applications performed hospital-wide. Completed residency training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and fellowship training in Advanced Clinical Bedside Ultrasound at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA. Experience as faculty instructor at national meetings for the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Published author on topics including health care power of attorney and point-of-care emergency ultrasound. Editor of the 2022 American Board of Emergency Medicine EM Model which outlines the official standards-of-training for emergency medicine residencies across the United States. Former Chair and Vice Chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association...

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...

April Hernandez, BSN, RN, CEN Expert Nurse Consulting, Inc.

FONTANA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic.
April Hernandez is a Board Certified Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Ms. Hernandez completed the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Certificate program at California State University Long Beach, and serves as a Nurse Expert for both plaintiff and defense cases. Ms. Hernandez has 24 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. She is skilled at multitasking, prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Ms. Hernandez has expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing, medical aesthetics and special event/festival nursing. She is a seasoned nursing professional with excellent communication skills, both written and oral. She is efficient in navigating and analyzing the Electronic Medical Record. Nurse April utilizes her experience as a bedside and charge nurse to review medical records and create chronologies for ease of medical record review. Meticulous and detail ori...

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting. ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, MI, Covid-19, CPR, Ectopic, Psychiatric, 5150, Hemorrhage, Overdose, Sepsis, Shock, Stroke, STEMI,Transfers,Trauma, Pediatrics, ED Standards of Care
Carol Ingalls has 39+ years of experience and expertise in Emergency Nursing and continues to be clinically active. She is a Certified in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. Carol is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. Nurse Ingalls has decades of experience in adult and pediatric emergency nursing in various settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is well versed in current standards of care, policies, procedures and protocols related to nursing care in the ED. Carol also functions as a preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, and nursing students in the clinical setting. Carol has excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interpret and convey complex issues. She is detail-oriented, dependable, efficient and ...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

San Diego, 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 10 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 me...

Steven W Kohler, MD, FAAEM Lodestar Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Stroke, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Advanced Airway Management, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergencies, DKA, Closed Head Injury, COVID-19, Procedural Sedation, ED/Hospital Operations, Medical Education.
Dr. Kohler is a residency trained, board certified emergency physician currently in his 26th year of clinical practice at a high volume, high acuity tertiary care medical center in San Diego, CA. He was appointed and has served as both Assistant Chief and Chief of his emergency department as well as serving as the hospital Emergency Management Chair and ED delegate to the hospital Bioethics Committee. After many years of reviewing cases for the Emergency Department, Hospital Peer Review and Quality Improvement committees, he was appointed as founding core faculty to establish an Emergency Medicine Residency Program at his medical center. Among other duties, he was tasked with creating the Quality Improvement, Patient Satisfaction and Risk Management curricula for the residency program, which included a novel collaboration with University of San Diego School of Law to integrate medical malpractice didactics between emergency medicine residents and law students. He is listed as an exp...

Pramod Krishnamurthy, MD Praxis Med Experts

Fremont, California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, Pulmonary Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care, Sepsis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pneumonia, Complicated Chest Infections, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, Emphysema, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Severe Infections, Covid-19, Pulmonary Edema, Embolism
Pramod Krishnamurthy, MD, MPH is board-certified in Pulmonology Critical Care and Interventional Pulmonology and is an Associate Medical Director at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in the Bay Area, California. Dr. Krishnamurthy has a busy outpatient pulmonology practice and in addition practices critical care medicine at El Camino Hospital and Sutter Eden Medical Center. He has clinical privileges at four Bay Area hospitals ( El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Sutter Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, Washington Hospital in Fremont, and San Ramon Regional Hospital). His special interests include lung nodules, lung cancer, COPD, advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy, critical care medicine including sepsis and respiratory failure. Fellowships: -Pulmonary Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York July 2009 – June 2011 -Critical Care Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York July 2007 – June 2008 -Interventional Pulmonology Hen...

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 has treated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department. He currently holds positions in the following hospit...

Grace Lozinski, MD HealthAdvise

Newport Beach, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pulmonary Diseases, asthma, inhalational disorders, DVT, lung infections, COPD, COVID, Aspiration Pneumonia. Disability, Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Pacemaker, Sepsis, Stroke, Anticoagulation, Blood Thinner,GI Bleed
Dr. Grace Lozinski, MD is an internist in Newport Beach, CA specializing in internal medicine (adult medicine) and hospital medicine (hospitalist). In her 24 years of experience, Dr. Lozinski has specialized in treating patients with Chronic Kidney disease, high cholesterol, Ischemic Heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Lozinski served as Chief Quality Officer for a nationally ranked health care system in Southern California for five years. She provided clinical leadership over quality and optimization of clinical services. She has expertise in hospital operations and key initiatives such as patient safety, transitions of care, mortality reduction, readmission reduction and organizational process improvement. Education &Training Medical School New York Medical College class of 2000 Residency UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center Internal Medicine 2000-2003 Certification & Licensure CA State Medical License 2002-2025 American Board of Internal Medicine Profes...

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.

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, sepsis, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, n95, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, emergency, medical device,
I am a published, board-certified emergency nurse expert with testifying experience who still works clinically in California. I have published articles on Triage, ESI, documentation bias, and stroke management. I have won an award for my publication on fall prevention. As an expert, I work for both plaintiff and defense, and I have a 50/50 testifying ratio as of May 2024. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric...

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, and is...

Deb Mukherjee, MD, MBA. F.A.C.P, F.H.M. University of Connecticut

California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - APP Supervision Issues, COVID-19 Related Injury, Healthcare Associated Infections, Healthcare associated Falls and Bed Sores, Cardiac Arrest, Sepsis, Hypoxic Ischemic Injury, EMTALA violation, False Claim Violations, Transition of Care Issues, Delay in Care, STARK Violations,
1. Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Compliance from the University of Connecticut Law School 2. Master of Business Administration from University of Connecticut School of Business. 3. Advanced Graduate certificate in Healthcare Finance and Insurance Studies from University of Connecticut School of Business 5. Asst. Professor of Internal Medicine from University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine 6. Honored as Fellow of American college of Physicians ( F.A.C.P) 7. Honored as Fellow of the Society of hospitalist medicine( F.H.M). 8. Specialist certification in Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 9. Hospitalist of the year at Middlesex Health ( Mayo clinic affiliate) Additional Skills : Electronic Medical Records Review - EPIC, CERNER and MEDITECH, Creative Writing, Critique of Medical Studies / Literature, Basic Managerial and Operational Statistics Risk Management, LEAN Protocol, Root Cause Analysis of Medical Errors.

Julie E. Myers, RN, PHN, FNP-BC CaNPA Solutions

San Diego, California
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, MRSA, MDRO, bacteremia, sepsis, endocarditis, fungal disease, UTI, pneumonia, orthopedic infections, hardware associated infections, wound infection, abdominal infection, epidural abscess
Actively working in the hospital setting focused on infectious diseases for the last eight years with a strong understanding of internal medicine and ICU medicine. Greater than 10 years experience as both a RN and nurse practitioner working both inpatient and outpatient with complex cardiovascular disease patients in pursuit of medical, interventional, and surgical care. I am well versed in explaining what is happening in the body and can give understandable analogies to patients and their families. I can also help explain these processes to you as a medical record consultant and provide an opinion regarding causation of injury or death with comprehensive medical record analysis or as an expert witness.

Nancy Nielsen, BSN, RN Nancy Nielsen RN Consulting

Morgan Hill, California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - NICU Nurse Expert , Neonatal Nursing, Premature Baby, Newborn/Infant Nurse, Cerebral Palsy, Birth Injuries, Birth Asphyxia, Medication Errors, High-Risk Deliveries, Ventilators, Inhaled Nitric Oxide, NEC, IV Complications, Sepsis, NRP, Central Lines, Medical Record Review, Standards of Care
Nancy Nielsen has 40 years of expertise as a neonatal nurse in large, academic Level III and IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), She has decades of experience attending high-risk neonatal deliveries, resuscitation, and post-delivery stabilization. Nancy has thorough knowledge and expertise in caring for various diagnoses including but not limited to abdominal wall defects, prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), tracheoesophageal fistulas (TEF), cardiac defects, metabolic abnormalities, meconium aspiration, intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), hydrocephalus, chronic lung disease (CLD), exchange transfusions, genetic abnormalities, hyperbilirubinemia, sepsis, IV complications, electrolyte imbalances, hemolytic abnormalities and periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). Nurse Nielsen provides expert care for critically-ill neonates requiring advanced modes of ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide therapy (iNO), arterial blood pressure monitorin...

Eric T. Ory, MD

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Utilization Review, Wound Care, Trauma, Cardiology Emergencies, Procedural Sedation, Stroke, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Standard of Care, Board Certified, Sepsis, Airway Management
With over 25 years of clinical practice in emergency medicine and treating over 100,000 patients, I bring a wealth of experience to improve patient outcomes. Certified in ACLS, PALS, and BLS, and Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, my extensive expertise includes managing all emergency medical conditions and trauma across diverse demographics. Having worked in high volume, high acuity settings and critical access facilities, I understand the challenges faced by emergency physicians. My strength lies in face-to-face patient interaction and collaborating with various medical specialties. After years of chart review focusing on preliminary evaluations, I aim to return to assisting clients throughout the entire litigation process. My goal is to leverage my clinical experience to provide comprehensive support from start to finish.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
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 23 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.

Kelley Pratt, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Aisha Shaheen, MD, MHA AWS Surgical, Inc.

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, ICU Medicine, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac arrest, Emergency airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (PE), Central line, Procedural complications, Infections, Tele-ICU, Medical records review
Dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery with additional certification obtained in Bariatrics Surgery. In active clinical practice focusing on Surgical Critical Care and ICU Medicine. Experienced as an ICU Medical Director as well as with quality improvement metrics and clinical optimization. I take care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients in a variety of settings including academic, community, rural and tele-ICU. Able to provide objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases. CV available upon request.

Rohit Sharma, MD, FACS

Santa Barbara, California
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Neurocritical Care, General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Emergency General Surgery, Hemorrhage, Peritonitis, Surgical Complications, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, Colon and Rectum Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Laparoscopic Surgery
Dr. Rohit Sharma, MD, FACS is dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care with additional subspecialty certification in Neurocritical Care. He is the Associate Trauma Medical Director at the only American College of Surgeons verified Level-1 Trauma Center between the LA and Bay areas. He has held numerous hospital leadership positions, and has extensive experience in Trauma Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement. He is full time General Surgery Residency Teaching Faculty, is well-published, and is active in clinical research on a wide range of General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, and Critical Care topics. He is passionate about providing his patients with the highest standards of care, and brings these same rigorous standards to malpractice case review for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has extensive experience and expertise in Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Neurocritical Care, and General Surgery. CV and references...

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 chief of infection prevention 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.

Ezekiel Volkert, MD

Castro Valley, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Hypertension, Sepsis, Diarrhea, Geriatrics
Dr. Ezekiel Volkert is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and a practicing Hospitalist in the East Bay. Dr. Volkert attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. As an internal medicine physician, Dr. Volkert has expertise in both primary care and care for hospitalized patients.

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.

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 Medical Director of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 14+ 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 Medical Director of the ER, the Chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system'...

Tina L Wood, RN BSN CCRN CFRN

Arcata, CA, California
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Quality Assurance, Staff Development, Trauma Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Critical Care Transport, Trauma Transport, Nursing Administration, Sepsis, Core Measures
I have forty (40) years of experience in Nursing. I started at the bedside on Ortho-Neuro and have progressed through Open Heart, Neurotrauma and surgery, multi system trauma and Critical Care. I have been a supervisor and an administrator in all areas of nursing that I have practiced. I have flown rotor and fixed wing air ambulance doing scene response and interfacility transfer. I have extensive experience as a clinical preceptor and a classroom instructor, for paramedics, nursing students and nurses. I have extensive experience in Emergency Preparedness as well as practical experience in administration and emergency preparedness during COVID. I have taught basic and advanced life support. I also have thorough experience with regulatory compliance, survey readiness (JCAHO, AOA, ACHC) as well as encyclopedic knowledge of the governmental requirements for acute care hospitals. I have developed, implemented and evaluated Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement programs for r...

Claire M Young, BSN, RN, PHN, CEN Young Legal Nurse Consultant, LLC

Hemet, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room Nurse, Emergency Department, ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Pediatric ER Nursing, Legal Nurse Consultant, Trauma, Critical Care Transport, Emergency Department Standards of Care, ED Medical Records, Sepsis, Overdose, Hemorrhage, Stroke, STEMI, Triage CPR
Claire Young has 25 years of experience in Nursing, over 22 years in the Emergency (ED, Trauma, Critical Care) setting, and continues to work in the Emergency Department. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Society of Trauma Nurses, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has acquired vast experience and expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing from various Emergency Department settings ranging from small to large community hospitals / level II trauma center. She has over 10 years as a trauma team member at a level II trauma center, as well as over 14 years as a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, MICN RN. Nurse Young has provided interfacility transport for critical and high-risk patients for over 10 years as a Critical Care Transport, CCT RN, for a large ambulance company. A skilled emergency nurse dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and an advocate for p...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Michele Alba, MD

Loveland, Colorado
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics, Newborn, Cancer Screening, Cesarean, Childbirth, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Drug Interaction, Failure to Diagnose/Refer, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Hospital Infections, Hypertension, Hemorrhage, Pre-Eclampsia, Sepsis, Shoulder Dystocia, Uterine Rupture, VBAC
As a board-certified family medicine physician with fellowship training in high-risk maternal child health, Dr. Alba practices full-scope family medicine with surgical obstetrics in Northern Colorado. She currently serves as faculty physician at one of the nation's top family medicine residency training programs with over 5 years of clinical experience. While her expertise includes primary care, addiction medicine, and women's health, Dr. Alba's breadth of knowledge spans inpatient and outpatient geriatric, adult, pediatric and obstetric medicine. She oversees medical students, residents, midwives, and mid-level providers. She is passionate about patient safety and quality improvement and holds leadership roles on both Family Medicine and Obstetrics Safety Net Boards at her current institution. Dr. Alba is known for her curious mindset, thoughtful analytical skills, and excellent communication abilities both written and verbal. She is able to translate complex information into tang...

John P Lieberman, MD, CPHQ Expert Infectious Diseases Consulting Services

Denver , Colorado
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Postoperative Infections, Nursing Homes, Hospital Acquired Infections, Medical Device Associated Infections, COVID-19, C. Diff , Bacteremia, MRSA, VRE, Diabetic Infections, Hospital Acquired Pneumonia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Spinal Infections, Catheter Related Infections, ICU
*Over 20 years practicing Infectious Diseases; experience as a clinician, a leader, educator and small business owner *Routine management of a diverse and complex patient population *Double Board Certified ** Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases ** *Educator-oversaw bedside clinical teaching rounds of medical students and residents, as well as provided didactic lectures *Medical Director of Infection Control and Prevention-led evidence based efforts to reduce incidence of hospital acquired infections *Chair of antibiotic stewardship committees-collaborated with hospital pharmacies, administration and medical staff on best practices for appropriate use of antimicrobials *Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality from the National Association on Healthcare Quality-committed to improving healthcare quality and safety

Carli McGee, MD, FAAP University of Colorado

Denver, Colorado
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Pediatric Emergency, telehealth, pneumonia, respiratory infection, gastrointestinal illness, head and neck infection, headache, fracture, skin/soft tissue infection, musculoskeletal infection, sepsis, diabetic emergency, cancer, head and neck injury, motor vehicle accident, appendicitis, sedation
Dr. McGee is a pediatrician who has spent the last 10 years working in the Pediatric Urgent Care and Pediatric Emergency settings. She has experience in the diagnosis and urgent/emergent management of common pediatric conditions including respiratory illnesses, gastrointestinal illnesses, head and neck infections, headaches, fractures, skin/soft tissue infections, musculoskeletal infections, sepsis, diabetic emergencies, new cancer diagnoses, head and neck injuries, appendicitis, and many others. She is experienced in multiple procedures including: procedural sedation, laceration repair, splinting, lumbar puncture, foreign body removal, incision and drainage, non-invasive airway management, and reduction of simple joint dislocations. She has worked in large academic institutions as well as in small satellite locations with limited resources.

Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD Colorado Pulmonary Associates

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

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, brain, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, falls, med records review, standards of care, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, Cardiac Cath, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU, IR, vascular, heart failure, CRRT, dialysis, MI, intensive care, STEMI, CPI, EOL
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties, including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. During my tenure as a nurse manager, I was entrusted with significant responsibilities. These included program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. I successfully fulfilled these duties for a decade, demonstrating my leadership and management skills. Since establishing my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have been actively involved in reviewing and providing expert opinions on a wide range of cases. This includes both plaintiff and defense cases spanning 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level ...

Deb Mukherjee, MD, MBA. F.A.C.P, F.H.M. University of Connecticut

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - APP Supervision Issues, COVID-19 Related Injury, Healthcare Associated Infections, Healthcare associated Falls and Bed Sores, Cardiac Arrest, Sepsis, Hypoxic Ischemic Injury, EMTALA violation, False Claim Violations, Transition of Care Issues, Delay in Care, STARK Violations,
1. Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Compliance from the University of Connecticut Law School 2. Master of Business Administration from University of Connecticut School of Business. 3. Advanced Graduate certificate in Healthcare Finance and Insurance Studies from University of Connecticut School of Business 5. Asst. Professor of Internal Medicine from University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine 6. Honored as Fellow of American college of Physicians ( F.A.C.P) 7. Honored as Fellow of the Society of hospitalist medicine( F.H.M). 8. Specialist certification in Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 9. Hospitalist of the year at Middlesex Health ( Mayo clinic affiliate) Additional Skills : Electronic Medical Records Review - EPIC, CERNER and MEDITECH, Creative Writing, Critique of Medical Studies / Literature, Basic Managerial and Operational Statistics Risk Management, LEAN Protocol, Root Cause Analysis of Medical Errors.

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.

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM PME Consulting, LLC

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), TBI, Child Abuse, Munchausen (MSP), Respiratory Failure, Burn Care, Sepsis, Shock, Post-Op Care, Congenital Heart Disease, COVID, Meningitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Craniofacial Disorders, Cardiac Arrest, ECMO, Pediatric Asthma, Poisoning
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...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Timothy G Carroll, MD, FAAP

Pensacola, Florida
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 am board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. I have extensive clinical experience in Pediatric hospital medicine, Pediatric emergency medicine and Pediatric critical care. 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 15 years at tertiary and qu...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Orlando , Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

Douglas Dillon

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Melbourne, Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Deep Vein Thrombosis [DVT], Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], Sacral/Decubitus wound, Bedsores, Hospice, Falls, End of life, Life Care Planning, Trauma
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.

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

Michael Ferraro, DO, MS

Stuart, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic, EMT, Falls, Ambulance, Refusals, Airway, CVA, DVT, PE, ER Holds, EMS, EMTALA, Fractures, Geriatric, HEMS, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Spinal abscess, Stroke, Resuscitation, CPR, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Downtime Errors, MVA
Board-certified emergency medicine physician in full-time practice. Over 15 years of clinical experience caring for both adult and pediatric patients. Medical staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (adjunct) at Florida State University College of Medicine. Special interest and broad experience in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and prehospital care. Medical director of multiple EMT/Paramedic teaching programs. Medical Director of fire rescue agencies with more than 300+ paramedics. Served as a Firefighter/EMT before entering medical school. Clinical experience includes, but is not limited to,: airway complications, angioedema, tracheostomy complications, aortic dissection, appendicitis, disaster management, electronic medical record downtime errors, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian torsion, testicular torsion, pediatrics, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, meningitis, supracondylar fracture, emergency medical services, prehospital standard of care...

Jared Friedman, MD

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

Brian Harris, MD Pediatric Associates

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Pediatrics - General Pediatrics, Infants, Children, Adolescents , Pediatric Standard of Care, Evidence Based Medicine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Infectious Diseases, Puberty, Billing and Coding, Meningitis, Sepsis, Immunizations, Vaccines, Behavior Issues, Newborns, Child Abuse and Neglect
Dr. Harris is a board certified pediatrician who earned his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed his pediatric internship and residency at Stanford University. With over 30 years of experience in general primary care pediatrics, he has served as the medical director for Altamonte Pediatric Associates. Currently, Dr. Harris holds the position of Clinical Lead Physician, overseeing a team of doctors and nurse practitioners across three offices. Throughout his career, Dr. Harris has been dedicated to mentoring medical students and pediatric residents. His leadership extends beyond clinical practice; he has served as president of the Central Florida Pediatric Society and was the Founding Chairman of the Pediatric Section of Adventhealth Altamonte Hospital, contributing significantly to the establishment of a level 2 NICU for specialized care to newborns. A proponent of evidence-based medicine, Dr. Harris is well-versed in the pediatric standard of care within the...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. 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. Trained...

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

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Benny Menendez, MD

Boca Raton , Florida
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Abdominal emergencies, Cardiac arrest, Fractures, Orthopedic emergency, Strokes, Airway emergencies, Diverticulitis complications, Head injuries, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissections, Ectopic pregnancy, Heart attacks, Respiratory emergencies, Appendicitis, Falls, Myocardial infraction, Sepsis
Board-certified Emergency Physician with 30 years of experience in one of the busiest ER/Trauma/Stroke center (Broward health Medical Center) in Broward County Florida with 25 years of directorship, and providing high-quality patient care in acute care setting. Affiliated to multiple teaching institutions and member of Quality Committee for many years. Also 13 years as an Airway Physician for the NFL (Miami Dolphins team). Available as an expert witness in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia etc.

Edward S Morrison, D.O. FACOEP,FACEP AOA.

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - trauma, myocardial infarction, MI, heart attack, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, sepsis, aneurysm, stroke, pulmonary embolism, PE, epidural abscess, spinal abscess, EMTALA, overdose, sexual abuse, child abuse, pediatric emergency, airway management, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory distress, intubation
Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. Clinical Professor. Medical Director. Extensive EMS Experience – former Medical Director for Search & Rescue team, Medstar Ambulance and 911 Dispatch.

Thomas Pham, M.D., D.V.M.

Punta Gorda, Florida
Dermatology, Disability Evaluation - Occupational, Work Exposure, Pediatric dermatology, Misdiagnosis, Biologic agent, Immunosuppression, Adverse Reaction, Delayed diagnosis, Melanoma, Skin cancer, Mohs surgery, IMO IME, Opportunistic infection, Sepsis, Off Label Use, FDA boxed warning, DOD Military, Veteran Administration
Broad Experience: U.S. Army, Veteran Administration, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Independent Medical Opinions (IMO), Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Medical Review, Veterinary Medicine, and Hospital Medicine. Licensed in MI, FL, WV, NY, CA, GA, PA, OH, VA, IL, NC, TX, ID, MO, AL, and MN. Active Error Omission Insured. Efficient, accurate, referenced, and bulletproof IMEs and IMOs. Published author of three articles in peer-reviewed journals. Special interest in cases involving injuries, hospitalization, infection, and death due to misuse of dermatologic medications outside of labeled indications, and without regard to FDA boxed warnings. Also interested in injuries and misdiagnosis resulting from a lack of supervision and training of physician extenders in both civilian, DOD, and VA facilities. Over 30 years of experience in military medicine, family medicine, general medicine, occupational medicine, Mohs surgery, and dermatology. Availabl...

David L Pick, MD FAAFP FABMS

Weston, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Family Medicine - Urgent Care Standard of Care, Urgent Care Malpractice, Nurse Practitioner Supervision, Physician Assistant Supervision, Wrongful Death, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Headaches, Fractures,Orthopedic injuries, Foreign Bodies, Infections, Pediatrics,urgent care medicine, sepsis, appendicitis, torsion
Dr. Pick received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr.Pick is board certified in Family Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.In addition he is board certified in Urgent Care Medicine and is a fellow of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Pick completed his residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was Chief Resident.He has over 10 years experience as an expert in Urgent Care and Ambulatory Care. He conducts peer review for the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine- JUCM. Dr. Pick has practiced urgent care medicine for over 30 years as both an attending physician and Medical Director. He is a founding member of the Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine and a founding board member of the Urgent Care College of Physicians. Dr.Pick is in full time active Urgent Care practice where he supervises and mentors Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. D...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

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, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
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 23 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.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC 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 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's 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, product 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 qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Nevada Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Florida
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, pelvic floor and incontinence treatment, sacral neuromodulation, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco...

Anthony G Stanley, MD

North Miami, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - trauma, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, sepsis, appendicitis, airway management, internal medicine, head injury, concussion, epidural abscess, foreign body removal, chest pain, wound care, infections, abdominal pain, testicular torsion, medical management
Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. 30+ years of clinical experience in both Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings. Holder of 2 US Medical Device Patents, specializing in performance safety in foreign body removal, measuring wound site damage, and suturing.

Terrell J Swanson, MD, FAWM Swanson Emergency Medical Services

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Emergency Medicine - High altitude illness, hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, heat illness, heat stroke, dive injuries, arterial gas embolism, decompression illness, marine medicine, envenomations, travel medicine, animal attacks, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, physical/chemical restraints, stroke, sepsis
I am an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician and have been practicing EM full-time for over 15 years. I currently work in freestanding Emergency Departments (EDs) in both urban and rural areas, which are EDs not attached to a hospital. I am board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and also hold a Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with a specialization on subjects such as hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, altitude illness, and animal attacks/envenomations. I am currently a candidate for a Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM) with a further focus on dive injuries and marine medicine. I earned my medical degree (MD) at the University of Oklahoma and completed my EM residency at the University of Florida - Jacksonville, a designated level 1 trauma center, which is the highest designation for trauma centers for the sickest trauma patients. I have worked for several years in a variety of settings such as trauma centers, academic inst...

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.

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

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

Curtis J Coley II, MD, MHA, FCCP

Atlanta, Georgia
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Sepsis, Shock, Pulmonary Embolus, Hemorrhage, ARDS, COVID-19, Asthma, COPD, Occupational Exposure, Airway Management, Hypercarbia, Hypoxia, Intubation, EMR, AI, Process Improvement, Quality, RCA, Aspiration, Code Blue, Healthcare Disparities, Social Determinants of Health.
I have maintained Board Certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and have been in practice for more than 19 years. I have been involved with Medical Legal Review for over a decade. I have worked in multiple health systems across the country, and understand the impact of subtle regional differences in practice. I have held numerous leadership positions at the local and at the system level. In addition to participation on many Medical Executive Committees, I have served as the Medical Director of Critical Care Medicine at two facilities (Piedmont Atlanta and Piedmont Fayette), served as Chairman of Internal Medicine (Piedmont Atlanta) and I served as the Chairman of the Sepsis Taskforce for Piedmont Healthcare. I have vast experience with Key Performance Indicators/Quality Metrics related to Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. I have a deep understanding of Electronic Medical Records, and how the providers interface with them.

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

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

Bruce C Friedman, MD

Augusta, Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Burns, Necrotizing Fasciitis, TENS, Hyperbaric Medicine, Sepsis, Shock, Critical Care Infectious disease, Critical Care Nutrition and Critical Care Pain Management, Acute Lung Injury
Certificate in Nutrition Support Certificate in Hyperbaric Medicine Fellow Critical Care Medicine Fellow American College of Chest Physicians Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Surgery Augusta University Medical Center Critical Care and Co-Director JM Still Burn Center

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. 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. Trained...

Gregory E. Jones, MD

Douglasville , Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, septic shock, medical necessity, standard of care, respiratory failure, heart failure, heart disease, stroke, peri-operative management
Dr. Jones is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in Hospital Medicine. He is licensed in GA, SC, and TN. He received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues to practice as a Hospitalist in Georgia.

Douglas E Krug, MD, MS, FACEP

Roswell, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Adult Emergency Medicine, chest pain, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, appendicitis, perforated viscus, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sepsis, meningitis, fractures/dislocations, penetrating and blunt trauma, ectopic pregnancy, preclampsia, CVA/stroke, poisonings/overdose
Douglas Krug is Emergency Medicine residency trained, board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 38 years of full time Emergency Medicine practice at a high volume/high acuity Level II trauma center (ranked in top 10 in annual ED volume by Becker’s Hospital Review), Douglas Krug has had over 120,000 patient encounters. Experience in supervising and teaching residents and APP’s since accredited Emergency Medicine residency program started in 2019. Served as Director of Emergency Department and member of Medical Care Evaluation (Quality Assurance) Committee. Education: BA degree in Biology (cum laude) - Colgate University. MS degree in Physiology and Biophysics (with distinction) - Georgetown University. MD degree (AOA honors) -Georgetown University School of Medicine. Emergency Medicine residency (Chief Resident) - Emory University Affiliated Hospitals.

Kayur V Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FAAPL, FACHE, FACEP

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine, Thoracic Aortic Dissection (TAD), Hospital Standard of Care
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...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
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 23 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.

Terrell J Swanson, MD, FAWM Swanson Emergency Medical Services

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - High altitude illness, hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, heat illness, heat stroke, dive injuries, arterial gas embolism, decompression illness, marine medicine, envenomations, travel medicine, animal attacks, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, physical/chemical restraints, stroke, sepsis
I am an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician and have been practicing EM full-time for over 15 years. I currently work in freestanding Emergency Departments (EDs) in both urban and rural areas, which are EDs not attached to a hospital. I am board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and also hold a Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with a specialization on subjects such as hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, altitude illness, and animal attacks/envenomations. I am currently a candidate for a Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM) with a further focus on dive injuries and marine medicine. I earned my medical degree (MD) at the University of Oklahoma and completed my EM residency at the University of Florida - Jacksonville, a designated level 1 trauma center, which is the highest designation for trauma centers for the sickest trauma patients. I have worked for several years in a variety of settings such as trauma centers, academic inst...

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.

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Meridian, 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 15 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...

Gregg E Davis, MD, MBA Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Princeton, Illinois
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse, nursing home decubitus ulcers, pneumonia, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis, office practice, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, urinary infection
I am a practicing, board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience caring for patients in offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and nursing homes. My experience includes serving thirty years as the medical director at three skilled care and one assisted care nursing facility. I have provided direct care to thousands of patients at five skilled care and one assisted care nursing faculties. Additionally, I have had more than 150,000 out-patient and 50,000 inpatient encounters. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, give a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. In addition, I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.

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.

Jiggar Hindia, DO

O Fallon , Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Illinois
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Matthew Weeks, MD

geneva, Illinois
Emergency Medicine - rural, ems, director, sepsis
I am a board certified emergency medicine physician, and since finishing my residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, have been practicing for 8 years. I currently hold licenses in 6 states, and have benefitted greatly from practicing in a wide array of environments. I was both medical and EMS director of a critical access hospital in Arizona for 4 years, where I regularly reviewed and critiqued cases and documentation within the hospital and EMS. I have practiced in almost every setting, from level 1 trauma centers, to small remote locations with access to few resources. In my current role reviewing sepsis cases for a large hospital system, I take pride in providing accurate review and analysis, always in a timely manner Thank you for your interest. I look forward to future endeavors related to emergency medicine cases

Kyle B Walsh, MD, MS

Villa Hills, Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care - Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Trauma, Intensive Care, Airway Management, Mechanical Ventilation, Anoxic Brain Injury, Pulmonary emboli, Heart Attack, Lacerations, Overdose, ARDS, Spine Injury, Trauma , Sepsis, Seizures, Central/Arterial Lines, Abdominal Pain
I actively practice as an attending physician in the three specialties of emergency medicine, neurocritical care, and acute stroke treatment (as part of an academic institutional stroke team).  I also have extensive research experience, and I'm currently an investigator for multiple studies, including principal investigator for a multimillion dollar research grant related to stroke.  I am board certified in emergency medicine and neurocritical care.  I completed residency training in emergency medicine and a fellowship in neurocritical care, stroke, and research (including an MS degree in clinical and translational research).  I work clinically in an academic tertiary medical center and community hospital settings. I would be happy to provide additional information about my expertise and experience!

Jay O Book

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Sepsis, acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, acute stroke, heart attack, pneumonia, small bowel obstruction, pulmonary embolism, kidney stones, urinary retention, laceration repair, fracture reduction, stabilization and splinting.
I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. My previous experience includes 13 years as a registered nurse in emergency departments in Louisiana as well as contract ED work in Seattle, Phoenix, and St. Louis. I’ve been practicing as an APRN in Louisiana in a 38 bed emergency department where I currently serve as the clinical leader of the advanced practice providers of the department. During my time in emergency departments I have obtained experience in medical conditions across the ranging from cough and cold to cardiac and neurological emergencies. I have resided in Alexandria, LA with my family for the past 8 years.

Michael J Hebert, M.S., PA-C M.J. Hebert Enterprises, LLC

Pineville, Louisiana
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine PA, 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 25+ 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 split my time between working in a fast-paced emergency department and a high-acuity urgent care clinic in the central Louisiana area.

Rebecca A Hutchings, MD Children's Hospital of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - trauma, appendicitis, sepsis, febrile seizures, EMTALA violations, hospital system errors, orthopedic injuries, special needs children, chronically ill children, resident and student supervision, stroke, heart attack, precipitous deliveries, newborn care, general pediatrics
Dr. Rebecca Hutchings is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Pediatrics (ABP), and has been in full time post residency clinical practice for over 17 years. Dr. Hutchings got her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She then went on to earn her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and then completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hutchings began her career as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Ochsner Hospital and then took an academic position at Tulane Medical Center. She currently works in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (a level II trauma center), supervising students and residents from both Louisiana State Univers...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

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.

Duska J. Thurston, MD, FAAP

Bangor, Maine
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - child abuse, neglect, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), Münchausen Syndrome (MSP), sports medicine, concussion, TBI, brain injury, medical clearance, return to play, newborn hearing, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) hearing loss, vaccines, child safety, burns, sepsis, meningitis, diabetes
I am a board certified pediatrician with 30 years of experience in both ambulatory and hospital pediatrics. I am experienced in child abuse and neglect as well as pediatric head trauma. I have additional expertise in newborn care, neonatal resuscitation, circumcision and birth injuries. I have been a Neonatal Advanced Life Support instructor for over 10 years and an instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for 20 years. I received the "Special Achievement Award" for distinguished service and dedication to the mission and goals of the academy from the American Academy of Pediatrics due to my work in child safety. Lastly, I am an experienced medical educator with multiple teaching awards. I am available for medical case review, written reports, deposition and testimony as well as pediatric life care planning.

Eric J Beauvois, MD Five Eagles Consulting, LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Failure to diagnose, Failure to treat, Cancer, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Trauma, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Ischemia, Diabetes, Shock, DVT, Acute coronary syndrome, Testicular torsion, Airway management, Intracranial hemorrhage
I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I am a full-time practitioner licensed in Maryland. With 17 years of clinical practice, I am an experienced clinician and medical group president and serve as the peer review coordinator for my group. I am experienced in litigation and provide credible, understandable testimony that educates the judge and jury about the facts in a case with relation to negligence, causation, and damages. I diligently review the medical records, identify relevant issues, and provide clear, consistent, and honest analysis of the matter including angles of rebuttal of opposing expert witnesses. I have a sincere and professional demeanor, keen attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. I am prompt and professional, understand the importance of making deadlines, and am easily accessible via cell phone. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway management, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, Covid, clinical informatics, epidural abscess, respiratory failure, triage, sepsis, stroke, trauma, hyperbaric medicine, ED management, credentials, aortic emergencies, pregnancy emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, arrhythmias, peer review
Dr. Chaudhari is a highly experienced emergency medicine physician with over 18 years in active clinical practice and over 8 years of experience as Department Chair. He finished his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He has extensive leadership and teaching experience and currently serves as the President of the Medical Staff. He is a certified Epic Physician Builder and is the Medical Director of Informatics. He serves as the Chair of the Peer Review committee, Sepsis committee, and University of Maryland System Emergency Medicine Risk Forum. He is privileged to also sit on the University of Maryland Medical System Claims Review committee and has extensive ED management experience. Dr. Chaudhari is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants a...

Kevin W Chin, MD

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

Andrew Garff, MD

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - stroke care, sepsis, airway management, cardiac arrest, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, epidural abscess, ectopic pregnancy, diabetic ketoacidosis, arrhythmias, trauma care, tertiary care ERs, rural EDs, telehealth, EHR.
I am a board-certified Emergency Physician with over 20 years of experience currently working in a rural Emergency Department as well as a Telemedicine provider. I have provided emergency care to well over 80,000 patients. I have served as an Emergency Physician in sites ranging from major metropolitan areas to small rural EDs - mostly in Arizona and Maryland. Currently I am licensed in Maryland, Arizona, California, and Washington. I have been a Medical Director for over 4 years and ED Chairman for 2 years. I served on numerous hospital committees ranging from sepsis and critical care to a covid committee. I stay up to date with over 70 CME hours yearly as well as constantly interacting with colleagues and patients. I have started my own medical business, and realize the importance of communicating medical issues/conditions in a way all can understand. I treat everyone with respect and would be welcomed back at any hospital I have worked. I can summarize my opinions as well as pr...

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, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. 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 and pediatric sedation.

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Vipul Kella

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm, nursing home, opioids
Background: Dr. Kella is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who practices in the D.C area. In his eighteen years of practice, he has worked both clinically and as a hospital executive in large hospital systems. He currently practices in the Washington, D.C. area. Experience in hospital administration reviewing standards of care and implementing numerous quality of care and utilization programs. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, and highly experienced expert witness, having reviewed over 200 cases and having testified in 4 depositions in the past 3 years. Retained in federal, criminal, and civil cases. Education/Training: University of Michigan (B.S.) University of Toledo (M.D.) Johns Hopkins University (MBA) Specialty: Emergency Medicine Areas of focus: Emergency Medicine Sepsis Wound care Cardiovascular Disease Infectious Diseases Stroke Hospital/Healthcare Administration Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Nursing Home Negligence COVID Fraud/Abu...

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 28 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.

Phillip D Magidson, MD, MPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Older adults, Falls, Delirium, Trauma, Infections, Capacity, Sepsis, Dementia, Pain management, End of life care, Wound Care, Syncope, Functional decline, Pneumonia, Atrial fibrillation, Weakness, Urinary tract infection, Polypharmacy
I am a triple boarded emergency medicine physician, internist and geriatrician with extensive expertise in providing patient care at the bedside as well as administrative, educational, research and leadership experience in the academic emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine fields. I serve as an associate clinical director and director of geriatric emergency medicine of a busy, urban, Department of Emergency Medicine and am a member of the internal peer review committee. In these roles, I have had the opportunity to lead numerous clinical case reviews with an eye toward safety and quality improvement. With dual academic appointments as Assistant Professor of both Emergency Medicine and Medicine, I participate in the education of a wide variety of health sciences trainees including medical students, resident physicians and fellows. As such, I have lectured locally, regional and nationally on matters in general emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine with...

Ramin Pirouz, MD, JD Calvert Health Medical Center

Owings, Maryland
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - Intubation, Central Lines, Arterial Lines, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Chest tube placement, Cardiac Arrest management, Lung cancer, COPD, Asthma, Pulmonary Hypertension, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Cardiogenic Shock, Thoracentesis, Lumbar Puncture
After completing law school and medical school I completed my internal medicine training in Brooklyn, New York. I was voted resident of the year and upon completion of my residency was elected to be chief resident. I did a chief resident year and matched in a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship program at George Washington University. Out of over 65 fellows I was voted Fellow of the Year by my peers and attending physicians. I began my professional career at a hospital in Maryland which is where I still work. I am the Director of Critical Care Medicine and have run the intensive care unit for 6 years now. I also see pulmonology consults in the hospital and have chaired the hospital COVID-19 response team. I perform bronchoscopies and endobronchial ultrasound procedures in the OR. I also have a private pulmonology practice which is part of a multispecialty group which operates nearby. I am active in the community and run a mobile free clinic serving uninsured patients. For my work...

Rebecca L. Smith, MD

Union Bridge, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - trauma, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory failure, surgical emergencies, pediatric emergencies.
Dr. Rebecca Smith is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has trained and worked in a variety of settings ranging from academic inner city institutions to rural community hospitals.

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 associate professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. I am Medical Director of the Lung Rescue Unit (ECMO ICU) and the Biocontainment Team at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center. My current clinical practice focuses on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support for Acute Respiratory Distress patients and Trauma Critical Care. I also have taken care of Medical, Surgical, and Cardiac Surgical Critical Care patients at a variety of academic and community ICU settings and tele-ICU settings.

Paola Vietoris, RN, BSN

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

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...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Jared Bane, LNHA, MBA, CDP Expert Consulting Services

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - Nursing Home, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Abuse, Pressure Wounds, Bed Sores, Neglect, Nursing Home Staffing, Wrongful Death, Fall and Fall Prevention, Failure to Prevent Accidents, Safety Hazards, COVID 19, Infection Control, Standards of Care, Nutrition, Dehydration, Sepsis, Affidavits of Merit
Founder and Principal, True Review LLC. - Founded True Review in 2020 to provide world class nursing home expert witness services - Successfully operating and managing all aspects of the company, demonstrating astute leadership, driving growth, and ensuring seamless day-to-day operations - Has a network of LNHAs, RNs, regulatory experts, and physician expert witnesses available to professionally represent every facet of your case - Responsible for vetting and training True Review Experts Nursing Home Leadership - 12+ Years in Nursing Home Leadership Roles - Executive Director – at multiple facilities - Operational excellence at multiple senior care and skilled nursing settings - 100+ bed, 300+ employee, $20M+ facilities both for-profit and non-profit COVID-19 Experience - Successfully managed and led a nursing home in Massachusetts through the COVID-19 crisis - Led facility infection control practices resulting in positive impact to COVID containment and mitigation - Additiona...

Mary Ellen Bouve, RN, BSN, CCRN-N Boston Children's Hospital

Boston , Massachusetts
Nurse, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - NICU Nurse Expert, Neonatal Nurse Expert, Infant Nurse, Newborn Nurse, Prematurity, Birth Injury, HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Injury), NEC (necrotizing enterocolitis), BPD (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), Pre-Op and Post-op Care, Sepsis, Tracheostomies, Ventilators, Central Lines, IV complications, Surgery
17 years as a Neonatal ICU (NICU) nurse in a Level IV NICU (birth to 8 months) at a Harvard Medical teaching hospital. Actively at the bedside. Neonatal critical care certification. Experience with most medical and surgical diagnoses, including (but not limited to): birth injury, prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), chronic lung disease (CLD), bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), IV infiltration/extravasation, wound care, abdominal wall defects, esophageal atresia, cardiac defects, neurologic disorders, metabolic disorders, rare genetic disorders, and multi system failure. Routinely care for patients on multiple modes of ventilation, and/or with tracheostomies, chest tubes, gastric tubes, and central lines. Post anesthesia care (PACU). Discharge planning and education. NRP and PALS certification. Cell #774.284.0244.

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

Debra F Hillier, MD, MS-HPEd Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Winchester, Massachusetts
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Urgent Care, Sleep Apnea, Complex Care Pediatrics, Pediatric Intermediate Care, Asthma, CPAP, BiPAP, Procedural Sedation, Hypoxemia, Feeding Disorders, Congenital Syndromes, Metabolic Disorders, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Sepsis, Pediatric Overdoses, Transport
Dr. Debra Hillier is a board certified pediatric and pediatric hospital medicine physician. She brings over 20 years of clinical experience in an incredibly broad range of care areas, including pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric intermediate and critical care, pediatric emergency medicine, and pediatric procedural sedation. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at a world-renowned medical institution. Dr. Hillier has extensive clinical experience both in a top-tier children’s quaternary care center as well as pediatric community hospital sites. Dr. Hillier brings unique expertise to consulting work given her master’s degree in medical education, with specific interests in medical curriculum development, simulation and procedural competency. She has won numerous teaching awards for her work with pediatric residents and medical students. She has been an invited guest speaker for peer faculty development within the realms of medical education and pediatric interme...

William T McGee, MD, MHA University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Fiskdale, 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...

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, Clinical Operations
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 the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). 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. R...

Ilan Mizrahi, MD Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General Anesthesia, Postoperative complications, Critical Care, ICU, Difficult Airway, ACLS, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Perioperative medicine, PACU, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Airway Management, Spinal Anesthesia, Informed Consent, Central Line, Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist in active practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi has expertise in all aspects of anesthesia: preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. He can provide an expert opinion on the anesthesia standard-of-care during surgery, and on the postoperative management if the patient has a complication after surgery (in the recovery room/PACU or on the floor). Dr. Mizrahi's expertise extends beyond the operating room and he can provide guidance on the standard-of-care for patients throughout their hospitalization. This includes failure-to-rescue for patients with complications that are not recognized or treated in a timely fashion. He is an attending physician in the ICU, with expertise in the care of critically ill surgical and medical patients. He is the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU at MGH, and reviews all cases ...

Matthew Moll, MD, MPH Mass General Brigham and Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, ARDS, deep venous thromobosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, pulmonary, mechanical ventilation, cough, shortness of breath, shock, covid
Dr. Moll is an academic pulmonary and intensive care unit physician (board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care) and faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His expertise is broad within pulmonary and critical care medicine and he has extensive expertise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis, as he leads a laboratory investigating these diseases. He is an attending on the pulmonary consult service at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the medical intensive care unit at the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System. He enjoys taking care of patients and supervising medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr Moll received his medical degree from Penn State and a Master of Public Health in Quantitative Methods from the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center, his clinical fellowship at Brigham and Wo...

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.

Richard A Parker, MD Care Dimensions hospice

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Hospice and Palliative Care - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Hospital administration, Hospice care, Hospice fraud, healthcare fraud, Credentialing, Policies and procedures, Mental Health, Covid, sepsis, hemorrhage, medical billing, qui tam, medical necessity, DNR, end of life, hospital advertising.
Highly experienced hospital corporate negligence, hospital credentialing and hospice expert witness. Reviewed over 800 cases and testified in 48 trials and depositions over 23 years. Trained at Dartmouth and Brown medical schools. Previous Assistant Professor appointment at Harvard Medical School. Practiced internal medicine for 24 years. Served as medical director and chief medical officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization for 15 years in Boston. Former chief of medical services at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA and New England Deaconess Psychiatric unit. Former editor for Journal of the American Medical Association. Served as chief medical officer for Arcadia -- a data aggregation and analytics company providing population health services to large healthcare organizations. Currently practice in hospice for Care Dimensions hospice in Lincoln, Mass. Experienced speaker and presenter.

William R. Phillips, Jr, MD Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Encephalopathy, Delirium
Board-certified attending physician in active clinical practice in Hospital Medicine Harvard Medical School teaching faculty Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care with other specialties Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings, including international teaching experience

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 ...

Akram Alashari, MD

Saginaw, Michigan
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Trauma surgery, Personal Injury, Traumatic Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Critical Care, Intensive Care, Motor vehicle collision, Abdominal surgery, Surgical complications, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal pain, Gallbladder, Appendix, Intestines, Colon, Wounds
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with a decade of experience. Fellowship-trained trauma surgeon. Trauma Medical Director and Department of Surgery Chair of ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center. Active clinical practice includes elective general surgery, emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Clerkship Director for medical students at Central Michigan University College of Medicine. Assistant Professor of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Course Director for Advanced Trauma Life Support. Experienced healthcare speaker with presentations at national medical conferences. Active clinical practice includes the following: -Elective general surgery (examples: gallbladder removal, hernia repair) -Emergency general surgery (examples: appendicitis, bowel perforation, bowel obstruction, internal bleeding) -Trauma surgery (examples: motor vehicle collisions, gunshot wounds, stab wounds, falls) -Critical care (...

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 30 years of post-graduate clinical experience working in a Level I Trauma Center. Currently he is Credentialing Chair and has served 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. He has served as an expert witness in numerous strangulation/erotic asphyxiation cases. Publications include book chapters as well as numerous journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Boczar has served as a Medical Director for a community hospital Emergency Department as well as currently negotiating all insurance contracts for the hospital where he is employed.

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Occupational 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,

Shanna C. Jones, MD, FACEP Corewell Health East Beaumont Troy Hospital

Oakland, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Management, Trauma, Head Injury, Airway Management, Critical Care, Emergency Procedures, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Respiratory Distress, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Diabetes
I am a board certified Emergency Physician working full time clinically in a large suburban Emergency Department that sees 100,000+ patients per year in Southeast Michigan. I am an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and have been involved in both academics and administration. I teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses and key topics in Emergency Medicine to our students, residents, nurses, paramedics, and urgent cares. Throughout my career, I have supervised medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in training. I diagnose and manage multiple medical conditions in the full spectrum of age from newborns to our elderly. I also have experience working in different practice settings such as urgent care facilities and free standing emergency departments.

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 ...

James Rose, MD

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke, Intubation, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic, Orthopedic Injury, Pediatric, Appendicitis, Trauma, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Motor Vehicle Accident, Cauda Equina, Epidural Abscess, Myocardial Infarction, Ultrasound, Torsion, AAA, DKA
- American Board of Emergency Medicine Certified - Trained at Level 1 trauma center in New Orleans, LA - Experience at multiple trauma centers - Experience at several rural hospitals - Currently practicing full time in high volume, high acuity hospital - Currently practicing in rural ER as well - Supervise residents, NP's, PA's - Residency trained in point of care, bedside ultrasound - Member of American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians - Alpha Omega Alpha honors in medical school - Summa cum laude in undergraduate and medical school

Jiggar Hindia, DO

Missouri
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

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.

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Missouri
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Henderson, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Volunteer) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr. Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necr...

Ariel Cohen, DO Leira Physician Services

Henderson, Nevada
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

Douglas Dillon

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Nevada Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Reno, Nevada
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, pelvic floor and incontinence treatment, sacral neuromodulation, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco...

Christopher W Bader, DO

Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - Sepsis, Shock, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke), Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores), Medication Errors, Adverse Reactions, Aspiration Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Intracranial Bleeds, Hypoglycemia, GI Bleed, CPR, Osteopathic Manipulation
Dr. Bader has been Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) since 2009. His scope of practice has been focused on inpatient hospital (hospitalist) medicine since 2011. In addition to his work as a hospitalist he is also core faculty and director of inpatient medicine for the Family Medicine residency program at Ocean University Medical Center and teaches residents and medical students. Dr. Bader is also director of osteopathic education for the residency program and teaches residents and students osteopathic principles and practices, including osteopathic manipulation. Dr. Bader holds academic appointments at two medical schools. His areas of expertise include: -Medical management of acute care hospitalizations in adults -Diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions in adults requiring hospital-level care -Diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions with osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) in an inpatient or outp...

Akash Bhatnagar, MD

Lincroft , New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Attack, Chest Pain, Trauma, Aortic Dissection, Appendicitis, Stroke, Sepsis, Allergic Reaction, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Epidural Abscess.
Board certified in Emergency Medicine, with employment in high volume and high acuity academic and community hospitals, in addition to experience in telemedicine. I practice in Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma hospitals, and comprehensive stroke center. I have training and practice in both New York City and New Jersey. I am an experienced and award winning educator and presenter/ speaker on medical topics related emergency care. I am an Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support instructor.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Marcin A Jankowski, DO, MBA, CPE, FACS, FACOS, CHSE, CPHQ

Mays Landing, 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, Surgical Critical Care and General/Emergency Surgery experience. I currently serve as Vice Chair for Surgical Quality, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement for the Department of Surgery. Over the years, I have served as Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care (and Trauma Program Medical Director) 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. I 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 medical education and have also ...

Michael Kinder, DO Kinder Consulting

Pennington, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

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.

Victoria Nicholls, MS, PA-C, CAQ-EM, MPLC Levo Medical Consulting, LLC

Hammonton, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - physician assistant, emergency medicine, urgent care medicine, physician associate, advanced care provider, PA, PA-C, critical care, failure to diagnose, standard of care, medical chronologies, delay in diagnosis, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway management, stroke, medication error, pediatrics
Victoria Nicholls, PA-C received both her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Masters of Science in Physician Assistant degrees from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. Over the following 12 years, Ms. Nicholls has practiced nearly exclusively in the fields of Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine. Aside from her clinical work, Ms. Nicholls was an Adjunct Professor, Clinical Instructor and Guest Lecturer for Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant Program (now Thomas Jefferson University’s Physician Assistant Program). In 2021, Ms. Nicholls and her business partner founded Levo Medical Consulting, LLC, more information can be found at https://levomedconsulting.com/services/. Ms. Nicholls is licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine through the NCCPA. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society of Emergency Me...

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.

Richard Snepar, MD, FACP, FIDSA

East Brunswick, New Jersey
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, sepsis, endocarditis, bacteremia, bacterial infections, virus, MRSA, urinary tract infections, surgical infections, sexually transmitted infections, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, spine infections, device-related infections, nursing home infections.
I am a board-certified infectious disease physician and internist. I am active in a busy clinical practice in New Jersey. I am an attending at three hospitals and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. I have been doing expert medical reviews for over 10 years. I am comfortable evaluating the merits of a case both for plaintiff and defense. I am comfortable with deposition and trial testimony. Clinically I consult and manage infectious diseases in outpatients and hospitalized patients including the emergency room and ICU. I also consult and manage patients in long-term care facilities and nursing homes. These reviews have included but are not limited to: COVID-19, sepsis, septic shock, endocarditis, bacteremia, bacterial infections including MRSA, diabetic foot infections, urinary tract infections, surgical infections and complications of surgery, viral infections, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, spine infections, prostheti...

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.

Brian E Ackerman, MD

New York
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Ziad Alkhoury, MD

Pittsford - Rochester, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, hospital acquired infections, sepsis, medication errors, falls, acute delirium, strokes, bed pressure ulcers, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Emboli (PE), peri-operative medicine, and other complex medical issues.
An American Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a practicing physician with more than 20 years of experience in Hospital Medicine and extensive leadership. A broad background working with complex and challenging acute care patient population. Significant experience in teaching medical residents, medical students, and advanced practice providers. With an experience in the medical industry and analyzing medical records, chart review, and root cause analysis, and with a deep understanding of the complexities involved in assessing acute hospital acquired complications, reviewing medical records, identifying the root cause of complications, and providing expert testimony.

Mark R Caryl, DO

Syracuse, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - IME experience, medication overdose, sepsis, aspiration, diabetic ketoacidosis, polypharmacy, decubitus ulcers, respiratory failure, renal failure, pancreatitis, catheter associated UTI, central line associated blood stream infection, stroke, congestive heart failure, Post-COVID conditions
Board certified, internal medicine trained hospitalist. I have worked for 12 years as a full-time hospitalist in a comprehensive stroke center which is affiliated with a University Hospital. I have experience as an expert medical witness and have provided deposition as an expert witness in the past. Other experiences I have that may be pertinent to legal cases include performing independent medical examinations and peer reviews. I participate in activities with the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Attorney recommendations available upon request.

Joseph L Chow, MD

Orchard Park, New York
Urgent Care Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Headache, Chest pain, Pulmonary embolism, Acute abdomen, Appendicitis, Retained foreign body, Missed tendon laceration, Sepsis, Abnormal vital signs, Cellulitis, Tachycardia, Missed fracture, Fever, Pneumonia, Back pain, Shortness of breath, GERD, Blood in stools, Dizziness, Weakness
Urgent care is all I do. I have committed my career to urgent care with all its clinical and operational aspects for the past 16 years. After moving from a primary care background to urgent care in 2008, I have accumulated extensive experience from working clinically in urgent care centers, management and oversight of over 100 urgent care clinicians (physicians, PAs, NPs), to developing urgent care specific education, protocols and risk reduction programs. I am privileged to serve as President and CMO of my group with 19 centers, was elected as the President of the Urgent Care Association from 2021-2022 and served on the Board of the College of Urgent Care Medicine. With this breadth of experience touching all aspects of urgent care, I am qualified and have provided insightful and industry respected opinions and malpractice reviews on urgent care standards. Practicing urgent care medicine and occupational medicine in our facilities has allowed me to manage the common presenti...

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.

Robert W. Irwin, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

Troy, New York
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, respiratory therapy, critical care, Intensive care, Sleep medicine, Lung cancer diagnosis, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonia, sepsis, Aspiration
Over 60 testimonies- trial and depositions. All aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Both plaintiff and defense. 5 federal case testimonies. Clinical experience - Pulmonary and Critical Care Services providing in patient and out patient diagnosis and care in Albany, Troy and Saratoga NY.

Dinesh John, MD, MMM, FACP

Jamesville, New York
Hospitalist, Medical Management - hospital negligence, hospital liability, sepsis, infection, internal medicine, medication errors, pneumonia, hypertension, stroke, medical necessity, diabetes, cardiac arrest, chest pain, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, PE, patient handoff, respiratory failure, pressure sores, falls
Award-winning, Board-certified hospitalist in active clinical practice. Former Chief Quality Officer and Assistant Vice-President of Quality at SUNY-Upstate University Healthcare System, with responsibility for overall quality of care and patient safety for a large healthcare organization serving over 1.8 million people in Upstate New York. Former Medical Staff President of an academic tertiary care hospital. SUNY Faculty. Experienced public speaker. Holds a Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Certified Physician Advisor (CHCQM-PHYADV), and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). Have taken multiple SEAK courses on expert witness practice management.

Anuradha (Anu) Mendu, MD, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV

Buffalo, New York
Addiction Medicine, Hospitalist - Inpatient and outpatient addiction, Buprenorphine, Overdose, Alcoholism, Withdrawal, Detox, Stroke, Sepsis, COVID, CHF, Perioperative medicine, Renal, Respiratory and Hepatic Failure, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Coronary artery disease, PE/DVT, Bed Sores, Atrial Fibrillation, Falls, Medication Errors.
Award winning, Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Health Care Quality Management with over 8 years of work experience. Currently the Medical Director for an Outpatient Substance Use Clinical Center and also working as a hospitalist in a level 1 trauma center and academic medical center. Worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor with the University at Buffalo where I engaged in clinical training of medical students and residents. Completed my Internal Medicine Residency training from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. I have been recognized as the Top Internist in Buffalo, New York by colleagues and peers, by Women in Medicine, recognized as the Hospitalist of the Month and nominated multiple times for the Outstanding Physician Award. Received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award during my Internal Medicine Residency, awarded by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) that recognizes residents who are exemplars of com...

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...

Eric G Shaw, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAWM

Marcellus, New York
Emergency Medicine - Austere and Wilderness Medicine, Veteran & VA, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Shock, Trauma, Ectopic, Testicular & Ovarian Torsion, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Arterial Dissection, Stroke
21+ years’ practice as an emergency physician, including academic university hospitals, level 1 trauma centers, urban and rural community hospitals, overseas hospitals, VA hospitals, and austere military and wilderness environments. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by American Board of Emergency Medicine. Subspecialty trained in Wilderness Medicine. Cumulative 14 years' leadership experience in Quality, Peer-Review, and Morbidity & Mortality. Expert medical witness with 4 years of experience, specializing in review of emergency department and veteran-related cases.

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 27 years experience. I am currently an assistant professor of Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center 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, septic shock, 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. I will give you an honest opinion about the validity of your case.

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist Physician, Associate Medical Director at a Level 1 Trauma Academic Medical Center. Extensive leadership experience as the Director of 45 FTE Hospitalist Group and the Associate Chief of Internal Medicine. Graduated with Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan), Categorical Internal Medicine residency from Mc Laren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan and MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and my team was awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Michael Tunik, MD NYU Grossman School of Medicine

NY, New York
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Research, Professor NYU SOM, Child Abuse, EMS for Children, Pediatric Resuscitation, Research Design, Statistics, Pediatric: Poisoning, Sepsis, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Critical Asthma, Neonatal Sepsis
Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Grossman SOM Attending Physician, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center Research Director for NYU Grossman SOM, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Board Certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 35 years of Clinical Experience as Attending Physician at NYU / Bellevue Bellevue Hospital Center - Level 1 Trauma Center, Re implantation Center, Stroke Center, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Cardiac Center. Pediatric Emergency Care Center, Pediatric Critical Care Center Research and Expertise in Pediatric EMS care, Pediatric Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest, Pediatric Neurological Emergencies, Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies. Published > 90 articles, 5 textbook chapters, and Co Editor of 5 EMS resource texts for EMS prehospital care of children. I have reviewed over 23 cases as an Expert in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I have consulted for both Plaintiff and Defense. I have te...

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.

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.

Mark Winther, MD, FACEP New York Physicians Medical Legal Consulting, LLC.

Albany, New York
Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration - Sepsis, septic shock, alcohol related injuries, telemedicine, nurse practitioner and physician assistant supervision, decubitus ulcers, COVID-19, heart attack, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Prior Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Experience in over 70 cases Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Columbia Medical School Faculty Developed physician assistant and nurse practitioner emergency medicine fellowship. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center & Stroke Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, necrotizing fasciitis, alcohol related injuries, Heart attack/MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, quality oversite and training of physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (NP) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily...

Chandar R Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD PLLC

Charlotte, North 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. I finished my undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. My other trainings was at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India for medical school. I did Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. I completed Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at NYU Langone Hospital in Mineola, NY. I had been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina, California, Wyoming, Iowa, West Virginia and Georgia. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.

Timberly E. Booker, MD Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Charlotte , North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Homes - Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysms, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Sepsis, Intracranial bleeds, Pulmonary Emboli, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, Fractures
Dr. Booker is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and has been practicing medicine for 18 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals and post acute care in Skilled Nursing Facilities . Dr. Booker can be utilized to provide expert witness services to attorneys representing plaintiff or defendant. She is licensed in North Carolina and, if called, can present an honest and unbiased opinion on Emergency Medicine Medical Malpractice and Negligence cases. Licensed in both North Carolina and Illinois.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a 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 of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

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 and as faculty. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Toxic shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Brain death, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician with active clinical practice. ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care and Medical Director of ECMO Services. Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM). Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality review and improvement, and clinical care optimization. Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks. Guideline writer and reviewer. Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker. Healthcare system sepsis leader and awardee of the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award. Experience as an expert medical reviewer since 2010. Special areas of expertise: severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, emergency airway management and intubation, and proced...

Roy R Keys, MD FACEP FAAEM

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - forensic, embolism, brain, stroke, neuro, delay, missed, failure, trauma, bleed, wound, sepsis, ulcer, infarction, vascular, foreign, body, dislocation, wrongful, occlusion, dislocation, fracture, appendicitis, abdominal, cardiac, aneurysm, dissection, torsion, credential, hernia, overdose, error,
My first trial was as a material witness during residency in 1991. Attempted murder of a patient whom I treated. I was told by the prosecuting attorney that I did a great job. I have been reviewing cases and testifying as an ER expert since 1995. I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My focus is on general community emergency medicine. I have had teaching appointments as community faculty at 3 major universities. I have covered emergency departments ranging from 9,000 visits per year to almost 70,000 visits per year as well as Fayetteville Veterans Affairs which is a certified Geriatric ED. I have reviewed cases and testified for plaintiff, defense, product liability, corporate liability, criminal and for the North Carolina medical board. I am fair, honest, hard working, and articulate and show great attention to detail. I have reviewed and/or testified in Florida, Washington DC, Indiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, North Carolina, ...

Paul M. Lantos, MD, MS Duke University School of Medicine

Durham, North Carolina
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Occupational Medicine - Lyme disease, COVID, malaria, typhoid, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, tick-borne diseases, parasites, measles, pertussis, meningitis, bacterial infections, sepsis, fever, cytomegalovirus, infected animal bites, vaccines, travel medicine, epidemiology, institutional review board (IRB)
• Triple-boarded specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine • Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public Health • COVID-19 experience, including case management, test interpretation, isolation and public health recommendations, personal and occupational protective measures, risk assessments for adults and children at risk of severe COVID-19, and return to work determinations for infected employees. • Clinical and academic expertise in vector-borne infectious diseases (e.g. infections carried by ticks and mosquitoes), zoonotic infections (transmitted from animals, e.g. rabies, bartonella, cat scratch and cat bite fever), and environmental infectious diseases. • Clinical and academic expertise in geographic and travel medicine, including clinical malaria and malaria prevention, travel vaccines, pre-travel counseling and risk assessments, post-travel evaluation, prevention and treat...

Karen L Lefler, MSN/Ed, ARNP, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Sneads Ferry, 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
38 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 29 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

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, osteomyelitis, pressure ulcer, bedsore, decubitus, diabetic foot ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, wound vac, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases and have nearly two decades of experience in both areas. I have worked in various practice settings and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease-related cases. I teach medical and nursing students and perform peer reviews for one of the leading national wound care journals, "Advances in Skin & Wound Care." Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In addition, I hold certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. In 2022, I received a national award for Outstanding Contributions to Wound Care. I am also an NPIAP group member for the development of the 2025 edition of "P...

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.

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 18 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 7 years of expert witness experience -- All types of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Southport, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

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.

Caleb M. Habeck, MD, FAAP

Akron, Ohio
Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Hospitalist / Inpatient, Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Jaundice, Newborn resuscitation, Hypoglycemia, Circumcision, Respiratory distress, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Sexual / Child abuse / Neglect, Asthma, Standard of care, Development, Behavior, Vaccines, Serious bacterial infections (SBI), SIDS
I am a clinically active full-time Pediatric Hospitalist employed by Akron Children’s Hospital. In my practice, I have worked at multiple regional hospitals, both academic and community-based, in the Northeast Ohio region, including Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Boardman, Warren, and Dover. I primarily see patients in inpatient pediatric units with experience diagnosing and treating sick and injured pediatric patients with a high level of care. I have also cared for a significant number of neonates in Level I Well Newborn nurseries and Level II Special Care nurseries. I do circumcisions regularly as well as newborn resuscitations for all neonates that are delivered under my care. I am board certified in Pediatrics. I was born, raised, and have remained in Ohio - I graduated Cum Laude from The University of Akron with my B.S. in just 2 years, followed by my M.D. from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and my residency in Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital. I often teach...

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.

Roger P Barton, MD, FAAP Acute and Intensive Care Pediatrics of Oklahoma, PLLC

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Cardiac Care, Pediatric Trauma, sepsis, septic shock, ECMO, Pediatrics, respiratory failure, Pediatric Transport
I have practiced for over 28 years in pediatric critical care medicine and have been medical director of Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis (Tulsa, OK) 20-bed tertiary care PICU from 1998 - 2021. I am currently the Director of Pediatric / Neonatal ECMO at Covenant Children's Hospital in Lubbock, Texas and also work as a pediatric intensivist at El Paso Children's Hospital in El Paso, Texas. I am board certified in both Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and General Pediatrics. I have significant experience in pediatric critical care, pediatric cardiovascular surgical intensive care, pediatric emergency medicine, and pediatric hospital medicine. I am also well versed in both VV and VA ECMO and have directed ECMO programs (10 annual average cases) for over 16 years. Working in Level 1 (tertiary) PICU's, I have extensive experience with high frequency ventilation (HFOV), inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). I have been a medical advisor fo...

Ernest B Foster, II, MD, PhD

Newcastle, Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Cardiac arrest, Pulmonary embolism, fracture reduction, fracture, cardiopulmonary arrest, code, coding, neurologic deficits, CPR, ATLS, trauma, MVC, arthrocentesis, chest tube, central venous line, lumbar puncture, central line, intubation, cricothyrotomy, foreign body removal
I obtained my PhD in human physiology from Auburn University in 2008. While there I performed and published research regarding control and regulation of growth hormone and IGF-1 as well as regulation of the HPA axis. I obtained my medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012 and subsequently completed Emergency Medicine residency there in 2015. I am Board Certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine as of 2018. I have been a practicing emergency medicine attending physician since 2012. I am employed by a physician group in Norman, Oklahoma and am a member of the core faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency program affiliated with Oklahoma State University. I serve as the Research Director for the residency program. I opened a private medical spa in 2017 that I own and oversee that performs noninvasive cosmetic procedures, hormone replacement, medical weight loss, etc.

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Brian S Skrainka, MD, FACEP, FAAP

Jenks, Oklahoma
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Urgent Care, children, child, newborn, neonate, fever, infection, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, fracture, head injury, brain injury, concussion, seizure
I am Board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics with 38 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and medical expert witness experience. I have been licensed in 12 states. I attended the University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia, MO. My pediatric residency training was completed at Texas Children's Hospital, a Baylor-affiliated residency program. I have served as a pediatric emergency department medical director for several large healthcare organizations. I have currently dedicated 100% of my professional time to medical education activities and to expert witness services. My goal is to provide thorough and timely reviews for attorneys with an emphasis on standard of care requirements including any possible deviation that could contribute to liability. I have done work for both counsels for the plaintiff and the defense, and remain selective in the cases I choose to represent. Prior to becoming listed with SEAK, all requests for expert witne...

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -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 Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
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

Eric T. Ory, MD

Eugene, Oregon
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Utilization Review, Wound Care, Trauma, Cardiology Emergencies, Procedural Sedation, Stroke, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Standard of Care, Board Certified, Sepsis, Airway Management
With over 25 years of clinical practice in emergency medicine and treating over 100,000 patients, I bring a wealth of experience to improve patient outcomes. Certified in ACLS, PALS, and BLS, and Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, my extensive expertise includes managing all emergency medical conditions and trauma across diverse demographics. Having worked in high volume, high acuity settings and critical access facilities, I understand the challenges faced by emergency physicians. My strength lies in face-to-face patient interaction and collaborating with various medical specialties. After years of chart review focusing on preliminary evaluations, I aim to return to assisting clients throughout the entire litigation process. My goal is to leverage my clinical experience to provide comprehensive support from start to finish.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Thomas A Rafalski, MD Samaritan Health Services

Yachats, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Inpatient medicine, differential diagnosis, COPD, sepsis, COVID, renal failure, pneumonia, cellulitis, CHF, chest pain, respiratory failure, delirium, coma, stroke, renal failure, hemorrhage, anemia, ICU, thromboembolism, shock, overdose, fever, cirrhosis, pain, infection, seizure, liver failure
I have been in practice as a board certified internist in Western Oregon for 35 years. After 15 years of combined primary care, HIV/AIDS, and hospital medicine, I then founded and directed the first hospitalist program at Samaritan Albany (OR) General Hospital in 2003. Since then I have been a full-time hospitalist, including critical care medicine, for over 20 years. I am currently practicing full-time at the critical access hospital in Newport, on the Oregon coast. There we manage a wide array of diagnoses, often in a resource limited setting--especially during the challenges and limited patient transfer availability during COVID. I have been active in hospital committee work, including peer review, throughout my career. I have provided expert witness and review services for over 10 years for several legal groups in Oregon and Washington. I have experience in deposition testimony and report writing. I am skilled and experienced at making sense of complex medical cases.

Charles Fasano, DO

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - chest pain, pulmonary embolism, AAA, appendicitis, gallbladder, headache, meningitis, trauma, subdural hematoma, fall, fracture, compartment syndrome, allergic reaction, pneumonia, hospice, pediatric, sore throat, pneumonia, uti, sepsis
20+ years clinical experience in emergency medicine Former core faculty at Einstein Philadelphia Emergency Medicine Residency Active community emergency medicine physician Published in major emergency medicine journals

Shannon M Foster, MD FACS

READING, Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma surgery, general surgery of bowel, appendix, obstruction, gallbladder and biliary, wounds, hernia, colon, abdomen, soft tissue infection, shock, critical illness, sepsis, surgical critical Care, organ failure; surgical ethics, credentialing, quality, standards, team dynamics in healthcare
Shannon Marie Foster MD FACS is an active acute care surgeon - performing trauma, critical care, and emergency general surgery in daily practice and certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She is a leader in the surgical community and holds multiple positions in the professional organizations responsible for setting the standards of care. Heavily involved in policy creation, surgical quality and performance review - she is highly skilled at not only reviewing complex cases, but providing education regarding best practice to patients, learners and those without primary medical backgrounds. Dr. Foster has invested time and effort to better understand the many aspects of the business of medicine, intentionally working and consulting in varying practice types from rural to urban, community to academic, small to large hospitals and across systems to ensure an understanding of the complex aspects of care delivery in a variety of h...

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Long Term Care - nursing homes, assisted living, falls, fractures, pressure ulcers, bed sores, wound care, dehydration, delirium, pneumonia, sepsis, aspiration, functional decline, neglect, dementia, infection, elder abuse, urinary tract infection, UTI, restraints, weight loss, malnutrition, medication errors
Award-winning geriatrician in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained. Sees patients in the office, hospital, and nursing home. 25 years of nursing home experience. Extensive teaching experience. Pitt faculty. Former President of Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society -Western Division.

Michael Kinder, DO Kinder Consulting

Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Theo Leriotis, DO, FACEP

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Trauma, MI, Cardiac Emergency, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendiciits , Stroke , Sepsis , Airway Management, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm , Subarachnoid, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Mass Gathering, Crowd Medicine, Event Medicine, Media Consulting
Board-certified emergency medicine physician and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 10 years of clinical experience as an emergency physician at inner city high volume/high medical acuity receiving trauma hospital as well as a community trauma emergency department. Additional experience in mass gathering medicine. Will provide a meticulous review of the matter at hand and provide clear explanations of complex medical issues. Prompt responses and timely review of all matters. I typically return messages same day.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is lic...

Lars-Kristofer N Peterson, MD

Havertown, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Neurocritical Care, Airway management, Shock, Sepsis, ECMO, status asthmaticus, patient safety, medication safety, clinical ethics
Lars-Kristofer N. Peterson, MD HEC-C FAAEM FACEP, graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010, completed his emergency medicine (EM) residency (University of Rochester) in 2013, completed a critical care medicine (CCM) fellowship (University of Rochester) in 2015, and has been a practicing academic emergency medicine and critical care attending physician since. He is board-certified in EM, CCM, and neurocritical care. Additionally, he has earned the healthcare ethics consultant-certified (HEC-C) credential from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Dr. Peterson is an experienced educator. Peers, learners, patients, and their families recognize Dr. Peterson for his compassionate and clear explanations of complex medical topics. This compassion and clarity translate well to preparing and delivering material targeted to audiences without medical training. Dr. Peterson attends to complex, critically ill patients in emergency med...

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
- Professor with active practice at the University of Pennsylvania - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Certificate in Patient Safety, Quality and Informatics Leadership from Harvard Medical School - 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 c...

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Trauma, Toxicology, Respiratory distress, Cardiac, Standard of care, Stroke, Procedural education, Airway management, Wound management, Sepsis
I am a board-certified emergency Medicine physician with over 12 years of clinical experience at a high acuity academic Level 1 trauma center as well as multiple community emergency departments in the Philadelphia region. I graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and went on to complete an Emergency Medicine residency at Temple Hospital. I then worked as faculty at Temple Hospital with a focus on resident education, airway and procedural management, and medical simulation. I currently continue to work there in a per diem capacity while also working at several Philadelphia-area community hospitals. I have extensive experience with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients, am published in several Emergency Medicine textbooks and journals, and routinely speak at national medical conferences.

Bethann Scarborough, MD HealthAdvise

Landisville, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, COVID
Credentials: Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine University of Pennsylvania Health System. Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine (through 2021) Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. File Experience: Primarily disability and catastrophic reviews, some UM. Completed same-day or within 3 days (medical record length 100-2000 pages). Over 98% of reports accepted without revision. Special Skills: Assess disability & recovery potential from multiple serious illnesses (cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic lung disease, COVID, neurologic disorders, dementia, etc),

Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - neonatal, sepsis, NICU, newborn, infection, obstetrics, prematurity, premature, HIE, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis
Amy J Sloane, MD, MHS, FAAP is an Attending Neonatologist and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Nemours Children's Health at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training program. Dr. Sloane is double board certified in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She practices in both academic and community level 3 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), attends high-risk deliveries, provides complex perinatal consultations, and also attends in the well newborn nursery. Dr. Sloane earned her bachelor's degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University, followed by a Masters of Health Sciences degree in Public Health (with a focus in Reproductive and Cancer Biology and a certificate in Maternal and Child Health) from the Johns Hopkins University School Bloomberg School of Public Health. After completing a Pediatric Residency at Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital f...

Dan Sullivan Med Legal Pro

Lehighton, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care - Skilled Nursing Facility, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, dementia, restraints, group home, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, sepsis, pressure sores, bed sores, wound care, pressure ulcers, ulcers
Experienced Nursing Administrator. Executive Clinical Director at Rehab Facility. Former Director of Nursing.

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.

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.

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications, decubitus ulcers, pulmonary embolism, geriatric care, chronic medical diseases, acute medical conditions
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a 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 of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. 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. Trained...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

AMARA ELOCHUKWU, MD

Collierville, Tennessee
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, decubitus ulcers, complications related to diabetes mellitus, ICU patient care, hospital medicine, hospitalist, acute inpatient care.
I am board certified in Internal Medicine. I have 10 years experience managing patients in the acute inpatient hospital setting as a hospitalist.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. 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. Trained...

Shirin Mazumder, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, AAHIVS

Memphis, Tennessee
Infectious Diseases - Osteomyelitis, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, surgical infections, blood stream infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, COVID-19, urinary tract infections, transplant infectious disease, HIV, brain abscess, pneumonia, sepsis, staphylococcal infections, streptococcal infections, fungi.
Dr. Mazumder holds active board certifications in infectious disease and internal medicine and is in active clinical practice for over a decade. She is a tenured associate professor of medicine at a large academic teaching hospital and also serves as the program director of the infectious disease fellowship training program. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College, completed internal medicine residency at Rush and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Mazumder has extensive experience with a various infectious diseases including osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, diabetic foot ulcers, sepsis, COVID-19, pneumonia, HIV, surgical site infections, urinary tract infections, central nervous system infections, fungal infections, staphylococcal infections, blood stream infections, endocarditis, infectious due to multi-drug resistant organisms and infection control. She has published over 30 articles in various med...

Chad Paxson, D.O.

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - sleep disorders, sleep apnea, sleepwalking, parasomnia, CPAP, INSPIRE, intubation, central line, intubation, tracheostomy, airway management, ventilator management, sepsis, COVID-19, critical care, pulmonary disease, asbestos, asthma, COPD
Board certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care, sleep medicine and internal medicine through the ABIM. Fellowship trained at Louisiana State University and have been in both private and employed practice settings since 2012. Experienced and practiced in multiple states and various practice/hospital sizes from community settings to large tertiary referral centers in large cities. Currently sit on multiple hospital leadership committees including medical executive committee, pharmacy and therapeutics committee as well as take an active role in changes effecting our sleep medicine program to include sleep lab accreditation procedures, participating in the installation of an INSPIRE program and actively teach and hold the role of supervisor for our sleep nurse practitioner for the state medical board. Have been featured in Chattanooga’s Healthscope and interviewed on local area news on topics as they pertain to sleep medicine as well. Incorporating medical expert witnessing i...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

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.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

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 Dallas/FortWorth, Tx 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 previous institution and I was also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and in active practice. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively involv...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures, Status Epilepticus, Aortic Dissection, AAA, Head Bleed, Urgent Care
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), served 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...

Anisha Malhotra, MD

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Chief administrative officer, Partner, Leadership, Free-standing, Rural, Locums, Orthopedic, Cardiology, Resuscitation, Pediatric, Trauma, Sepsis, Health Policy, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Critical Care, Public Health, Toxicology, OB/Gyn, ophthalmology, pharmacology
- Chief Administrative Officer and founding partner of a new EM physician group - Experience in hospital-based rural and urban EDs, Free-Standing EDs, Academic EDs, and Locums - Experience with health policy - International experience working at a rural ED in New Zealand - EM Residency at Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern) - B.S. Nutritional Sciences, Minors in Spanish and Health Policy & Administration

Daniel Mendoza, MD, PhD

Pearland, Texas
Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, COVID-19, HIV, 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 has taught 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.

Andrew Sumarsono, MD, MPH

Richardson, Texas
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Transition of Care, Discharge Planning, Hospitalization, Readmission, Medication Errors, Missed Diagnosis, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, Congestive Heart Failure, Cirrhosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Acute Kidney Injury, Falls, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Standard of Care, Wrongful Death
Dr. Andrew Sumarsono is am award-winning board-certified internal medicine physician who currently serves as Medical Director of Devoted Medical’s Transitions of Care Program, which is responsible for ensuring the safe transition home for thousands of patients discharged from the hospital each year. He is clinically active and continues to care for patients discharged from the hospital or skilled nursing facility setting. He also provides clinical supervision and education for nurse practitioners during daily patient rounds. Prior to his role at Devoted, Dr. Sumarsono was an academic hospitalist at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Health from 2020 - 2023. During his time at UT Southwestern, he published dozens of peer-reviewed articles in top journals such as the British Medical Journal, JAMA Cardiology, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Journal of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Sumarsono received his bachelor’s from the University of California – Los Angeles...

Eileen M. Toloza-Larson, MD

Ingram, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Rural, Community, Level IV Trauma, Medical Director, Supervision, Quality, Utilization, Risk Managment, Operations, Staffing, Meditech, Geriatrics, Sepsis, Stroke, Chest Pain, Shortness of Breath, Abdominal Pain, Head Injury, Fracture, Assault
Dr. Toloza-Larson has been actively practicing as a full-time residency-trained/Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician in Texas for 20+ years. Her work experience has primarily been at a community Emergency Department in central Texas with a high geriatric population. She served as Medical Director for her Emergency Department for almost 17 years and was responsible for overseeing departmental operations including HIPAA compliance, performing quality and utilization reviews, and providing leadership to staff physicians and supervision to Advanced Practice Providers. She continues to be very involved with medical record reviews for quality assurance and process improvement. She has been retained as a medical expert in one medical malpractice case and three criminal law cases.

Douglas Dillon

Park City, Utah
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Eric Gilbert, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Mental Health Emergencies, Shock, Infection, Fracture care, Airway management
Eric Gilbert, MD, FACEP has 30 years of clinical experience and currently works full time at a level I trauma center and community hospitals. He has 25+ years of experience teaching residents and medical students as well as 14 years of experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair and Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Quality Improvement Committee for a 100+ physician group. He has served as an expert witness, consultant, and provided trial testimony.

Jeffrey Lofgran, MD, FACP Jeffrey Lofgran, MD PLLC

Highland, Utah
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - sepsis, COVID-19, pneumonia, blood clots, gastrointestinal bleeding, cirrhosis, hospital transfers, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ketoacidosis, falls, heart failure, heart attack, atrial fibrillation, urinary tract infection
I am a board-certified, actively practicing full-time internal medicine hospitalist physician and medical expert witness. I also have experience doing independent medical exams (IME). I am licensed to practice medicine in Utah. I am a recent Fellow of the American College of Physicians and am an active member of the American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine. I also have extensive teaching experience both formerly as an undergraduate teaching assistant as well as currently as an adjunct faculty member at two medical schools, frequently teaching medical students and/or residents on the inpatient wards and supervising their interactions and learning with patients. I have published multiple chapters in two different textbooks written for medical students and given several presentations as detailed in my CV. I enjoy talking with patients and teaching them about their diagnoses and treatment plans, as well as helping them to navigate the healthcare system. Making a...

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

Corey Heitz, MD

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

Micha Joffee Joffee Consulting, LLC

Vienna, Virginia
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - Diabetes, kidney disease, heart attack, sleep apnea, abnormal labs, failure to diagnose, Lyme Disease, pulmonary embolism, DVT, cancer, sepsis, melanoma, allergic reactions, office systems, medication allergy, pneumonia, headache, disability, drug toxicity, bleeding, blood pressure, stroke
Dr. Joffee is a seasoned primary care physician and practice owner located in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. He earned his medical degree from Emory University and then continued with his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University). Dr. Joffee is Board Certified in Family Medicine. As a clinician and practice owner Dr Joffee has developed successful office systems designed to deliver excellent care to his patients. As such he is an expert on systems based medical errors in addition to typical primary care subject matter. Dr. Joffee is well regarded by his peers and has been selected by them to be a Washingtonian magazine Top Doctor and Northern Virginia Living magazine Top Doctor in almost every year since 2015. He supervises medical students and is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Virginia and a Clinical Instructor for Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Joffee is easy to work ...

Edward A Johnson, MD

Chesapeake, Virginia
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, Patient safety, eating disorders, sepsis, cerebral palsy, malpractice, Bronchiolitis, Urgent care, Personal injury, Asthma, Viral infections, Myocarditis, Respiratory infections
Dr. Johnson is a Board-Certified pediatric hospitalist with over 10 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. A pediatric hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of hospitalized children. His current practice includes providing pediatric hospitalist care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Johnson teaches medical students, and residents in a pediatric inpatient setting at Children's Hospital of the Kings' Daughters in Virginia as an Associate Professor. Dr. Johnson is currently a medical director of two medical-surgical floors in the hospital. Dr. Johnson has expertise in all aspects of pediatric hospital medicine. He is very comfortable with many aspects of multidisciplinary care. He has worked with many other specialists including surgery, urology, endocrinology, pulmonology, and gastroenterology to name a few. Dr. Johnson also has expertise in managing patients with chronic and complex medical conditions.

Karla Lacayo, MD FACEP

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). 16 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full-time in a mid-sized community hospital, and 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, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality 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.

Franco Musio, M.D., FACP, FASN, FACA Franco Musio. M.D. Medical Consulting Group, LLC.

OAKTON, Virginia
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Renal Cell Cancer, glomerulonephritis, hyponatremia, chronic renal failure, vasculitis, rapidly progressive renal failure, Dialysis, anemia, atypical HUS, TTP, bleeding diathesis, acute kidney injury, hypertension, stroke, electrolyte disorders, end stage renal disease, Lupus, hyperkalemia
1. Clinical Staff/Chief Nephrology Clinic; Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1995-1998) 2. Decorated Physician; US Army; Lieutenant Colonel 3. Multiple previous academic appointments - currently Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine - Inova Fairfax Hospital Campus with ongoing teaching and supervisory responsibilities 4. Senior Partner; Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia - full time clinical nephrology practice (1998-2021) 5. Currently Associate Chief Medical Correspondent WVGB 94.5 FM (Beaufort, SC) and world wide by internet application - multiple types of programming responsibilities 6 Multiple committee and medical staff roles at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Annandale, Virginia) to include Chief of Nephrology Division and Medical Director of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit (1998-2021) 7. Medical Director of two DaVita Hemodialysis units (1998-2021) 8. Multiple medical society Fellowships, medical journal editorial board membership...

Niran S. Al-Agba, MD, FAAP Silverdale Pediatrics, PLLC

Silverdale, Washington
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse Misdiagnosis, Second Opinions, Non-Accidental Trauma, Neglect, Bruising, Failure to Thrive, Short Stature, Sepsis, Meningitis, Fractures, Injuries, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Abusive Head Trauma, and Child Death,
My name is Dr. Niran Al-Agba and I am board-certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. I work at a busy outpatient pediatrics clinic for 22 years. I see thousands of patients annually. As a rural pediatrician, I have extensive experience with urgent and emergency care of children, including abusive trauma, bruising, fractures, asthma, allergic reactions, drug allergy, removal of foreign bodies, animal bites, wound care and head trauma. I teach and supervise medical students and residents regularly. I graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, the top-ranked school in primary care medicine for the past 20 years. I trained in general pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and residency at Denver Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. I hold a dual adjunct faculty appointment as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital in...

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -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 Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Vancouver, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Kelley Pratt, MD

Ridgefield, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

West Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Wyoming
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...