Shock Expert Witnesses

Shock 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 shock. The shock expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Construction Defects, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Electrical Engineering, Electricity, Emergency Medicine, Energy, Engineering, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Hospitalist, and Internal Medicine.

Robert A. Tucknott, MCFLC, CPE,C10 272838, ,A, B-1 , HAZ, ASB.

Robert A. Tucknott & Associates, Inc.

Electricity, Construction Defects - Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Defect, shocks, electrocutions, electrical fires
Electrical expert with over 60 years of experience in the electrical construction and maintenance industry. I have extensive experience in fire and impact damage repairs and have worked cases involving shocks with both claimed permanent damages as well as electrocutions. I have been called in by multiple insurance companies to evaluate claims and elimination of electrical as a fire starting heat source. I have extensive deposition experience as well as trial experience.

John E Averrett, PE

Highline Electrical Services

Montgomery, Alabama
Electrical Engineering, Energy - Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, Electrical Distribution, Swimming Pools, Equipotential Bonds, Parallel Conductors, Energy, Electrical Construction, Sub-station,
A Licensed Professional Engineer in 13 states, John Averrett specializes in Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution cases involving death, personal injury, industrial equipment failure, vehicular accidents, electrical fire cause/origin, contract, and construction disputes. Areas of practice include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Texas; other states by comity. John Averrett is Executive Vice President of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood headquartered in Montgomery, AL. He has more than 25 years' experience in plan development for governmental, municipal, industrial and commercial clients and is currently coordinating a group of twelve other electrical engineers and designers. In addition to his design efforts, Mr. Averrett's...

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...

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...

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...

Chris Larson

High Voltage Safety and Training

Poway, California
Electricity, Safety - Electric Expert, OSHA, Construction, Electrical Contact, Shock, Electrocution, Fatality, Incident Investigation, Lineman Expert Witness, Cranes Tips and Contact, Arc Flash, Occupational Injury,Personal Injury, Burns, Excavation, Electric Vaults, Rigging, Falls, Helicopter, Underground Utility Strike
Summary of Electrical Utility Construction, Training, and Safety Expertise As a high-voltage electric utility expert witness, I offer a unique perspective from over 35 years of expansive experience in this specialized industry. The breadth of my experience spans from working in the field as a certified Journeyman Lineman through upper-level field leadership, to upper-level operational management, and as Director of Safety and Training. I know the work, and I know the workforce. This diverse background allows me to understand the circumstances of a case and formulate expert opinions by looking at facts from varying viewpoints. My expertise has been utilized by counsel as a subject matter expert and depositions, multiple times, in multiple states. My expertise is high-voltage electric construction, workplace safety, safe work methods, federal and state OSHA compliance, technical instruction, and training. I have vast experience completing incident and accident investigations, root-...

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...

Philip E. Newman, MD

Newport Beach, California
Cardiovascular Disease - cardiology, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, hypertension, shock, stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, pre-op cardiac eval.
I'm a board certified cardiologist with 46 years of practice experience involving non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. My initial position was as an academic cardiologist at a medical school, as Director of the cath lab and Acting Chief of Cardiology at a teaching hospital, with patient care, teaching and publishing responsibilities. Following 3 years in that position I was in fee-for- service practice for 7 years, then in practice combining fee for service and managed care patients for 22 years. Following Medical Residency, I served as a physician in the US Army Medical Corps as a Major in Vietnam from August '71-August '72, where I was awarded the Bronze Star, and at Fort MacArthur, Ca, from August '72-July '73. Over the last 40 years I have served as an expert witness in 250+ malpractice cases, working with both plaintiff and defense sides, and I have received uniformly excellent feedback from all of the attorneys with whom I've worked. I am c...

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...

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.

Chris L Moore, MD

Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

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.

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...

Curtis E Falany, PE

J.B. Shepherd & Co., Inc.

Plant City, Florida
Electrical Engineering, Construction Defects - Electrical Contact,Shock,Electricity,Electrocution,Construction Defect,Construction Dispute,Fire of Electrical Origin,Explosion, Wildland Fire of Electrical Origin,Failure,Lightning,Electric Utility,Transmission,Distribution,Forensic Engineer,Expert,Witness,Opinion,Testimony,NEC,NESC
Curtis E. Falany has been a forensic electrical engineer and expert witness for more than twenty five years. Previously, he was the CEO of an electrical design-build firm and a principal in a consortium of companies serving the electrical, computer, and communications industries worldwide. He has served as a member of the Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board and as the author of the Hillsborough County Florida Electrical Code. Curtis is Board Certified as a Forensic Engineer. He has assisted clients in the investigation and resolution of more than 600 cases in State and Federal Courts both in the US and overseas.

Natalia Solenkova, MD, PhD, MLS FACP

Natalia Solenkova MD PA

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, ICU, Intensivist, Septic shock, Shock, Cardiogenic Shock, ARDS, Acute respiratory failure, Hypertensive Emergency, post-operative patients, post-surgical patients, status epilepticus, multi-organ failure, stroke.
Dr. Solenkova is a critical care physician experienced in different ICU and hospital settings. She received her residency training from Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and critical care fellowship training from the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Solenkova is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Solenkova cares for patients in the medical ICU, coronary care unit, cardio-thoracic ICU, and surgical ICU. Her patients have various conditions that include but not limited to sepsis, septic shock, cardiogenic shock, acute respiratory failure, ARDS, pneumonia, intraabdominal infection, heart attack, stroke, status epilepticus, COPD exacerbation, acute kidney failure, and multi-organ failure. Dr. Solenkova also cares for patients on ECMO, post-cardiac surgery, post-abdominal surgery, post-vascular procedures, post-lung and heart transplants, and many others. She has experience practicing in academic institutions, community hospital...

SOTIRIS STAMOU, MD, PHD

Tallahassee, Florida
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease - Aortic dissection, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist device, TAVR (traanscatheter aortic valve replacement), CABG, surgery, shock, heart failure, aortic, mitral, tricuspid, aneurysm, cardiac, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, heart.
I am a very experienced, well published, well-versed cardiac surgeon who performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgery. My results are excellent. I have held many academic positions. I am well published in cardiac surgery, with over 80 national and international publications in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. I serve at the editorial board of the Aorta journal and I am reviewer of many prestigious cardiothoracic surgery journals. I frequently present at National and International meetings and I am asked to provide expert opinion in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Rishi Ramkissoon, MD

Augusta, Maine
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - Rural, Geriatric, Inpatient, Emergency Medicine, Intensive care unit, Anatomy, Injury, Hospice, Critical Access Hospital, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Infection, DVT, Falls, Shock, Congestive heart failure, Heart disease, Diabetes, Decubitus Ulcers / Wound
Dr. Ramkissoon is Board Certified in Family Medicine, clinically practicing as a Hospitalist, with an open ICU and Emergency Department privileges at a Critical Access Hospital in Coastal Maine. He received his residency training at Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine. Prior to that he had completed fields of study in Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Sports Injury Management and Osteopathy, served as Faculty at Centennial College in Toronto and maintained an outpatient clinical practice. He currently serves on various inpatient committees, including Peer Review and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. Dr. Ramkissoon is available for consultation to both Plaintiff and Defence attorneys.

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.

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.

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.

Thaddeus (Ted) J Krensavage, D.O.

Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Airway, Cardiac arrest, Death, Shock, Paralysis, hypoxic brain injury, Apnea, Regional nerve block, Obstetric, Pediatric, Medication errors. Dental/teeth injuries, air embolus, central line injuries, nursing home abuse negligence, veterans disabilities, anesthesia negligence malpractice, Phlebology
Dr. Krensavage is a board certified anesthesiologist who has practiced in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas for 35 years. He has practiced at three area hospitals, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA, Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence, RI. He is a veteran and also served in the United States Navy as a general medical officer and then as an anesthesiologist in the United Staten Navel Rezerve at USNH Portsmouth, VA. He has served as Chief of Anesthesia. He brings his decades of experience to his anesthesia expert witness consulting. Dr . Krensavage "seeks the truth" whether doing plaintiff or defense work. Plaintiff work Dr. Krensavage has experienced the loss of a loved one due to anesthesia negligence. He truly understands the patient and family need and RIGHT TO KNOW about the care a patient received. Defense work Dr. Krensavage also does defense work as he believes physicians also have a need and right to know that th...

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...

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...

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. 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 (examples: head injury, respiratory failure, need for intensive care) Clerkship Director for m...

Robert (Rob) C Hoffman Jr, PE, CFEI

Design,Product Safety, Risk Assessment, Fire

Creative Product Solutions, LLC

Coloma, Michigan
Engineering, Safety - fire, shock, burn, appliance, product, design, test, code, safety, failure, analysis, warning, instruction, literature, product safety, containment, inspection, litigation, product liability, expert
Specialize in design for safety, force failure testing, and product litigation support for the consumer goods industry. Knowledge source in the US on appliance fires, with specific detailed knowledge on dryer fires and their causes. Qualifications: Registered professional engineer in the state of Michigan Certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI) Master certified in design for safety Master certified in force failure testing Certified in experimental statistics and statistical process control Member of the UL Standards Technical Panel for appliance codes related to clothes washers and dryers I worked in the consumer goods industry in appliances for over 28 years, which gave me the opportunity to serve on the dryer safety committee for the American Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), as well as work extensively with Underwriters Laboratory ( UL) and CSA. Recognized as a significant knowledge source in the US on dryer fires and their causes, I was instrumental in the deve...

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.

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...

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.

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.

DOUGLAS R STRANG, P.E.

S & S ENGINEERING, P.C.

BATAVIA, New York
Electrical Engineering, Safety - Arc Flash, Shock, Arc Blast, Electrical Accident, Power System Studies, NFPA 70E, Electrical Code, Utility Distribution, Stray Voltage, NESC, IEEE,
Mr. Strang has a very strong background in electrical construction from his work as an electrical contractor, prior to becoming a professional engineer. He has designed power distribution, lighting, control systems, fire alarm and security systems for utility, industrial, commercial, and pharmaceutical clients. Mr. Strang’s specialty is power systems analysis and the engineering of medium and high voltage distribution systems and substations. He has lectured at several conferences and is an expert in the field of short-circuit analysis, overcurrent protective device coordination studies, and arc-flash calculations. Mr. Strang has lectured at many safety conferences and provided electrical safety training for many companies. Deposition and trial experience.

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.

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...

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.

Gregory R Semon, DO, FACS, FACOS

Triple Board Certified Surgeon / Assoc Professor

Oakwood, Ohio
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Chest Wall Injury, Rib Fractures, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Small Bowel, Colon, Gallbladder, Appendix, Hernia, Shock, Hemorrhage, Coagulopathy, Sepsis, Infections, Complications, Quality
Dr. Gregory Semon is a distinguished physician with a robust background in surgery, critical care, and medical leadership. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where he imparts his expertise to future medical professionals. Dr. Semon also serves Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital, a position where he oversees the care of critically ill surgical patients with precision and compassion. In addition to his clinical and academic roles, Dr. Semon is deeply committed to injury prevention as evidenced by his leadership as the Director of the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dayton. He spearheads initiatives aimed at reducing injuries and promoting safety within the community, reflecting his dedication to public health. Recognized for his commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, Dr. Semon serves as the Chair of Medical Staff Quality at Premier Health, where he ensures ...

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.

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.

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...

Zev N Kornfield, MD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiac Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Transesophageal Echo, Critical Care Anesthesiology, Surgical Critical Care, intubation, General Anesthesia, shock, difficult airway, cardiac arrest, Resucitation, heart failure, central line, pulmonary artery catheter
Dr. Kornfield is a board-certified, actively practicing Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. In his roles as Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Intensive Care Unit and Co-lead of the Cardiac Surgery Performance Improvement Initiative at a large quaternary care teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania he oversees quality improvement and safety metrics for patients. Dr. Kornfield is Ivy League Educated, completing his B.S. at Columbia University and his M.D. and Anesthesia Residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kornfield completed double fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St Louis. He is Triple board certified in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography. Dr. Kornfield is an expert...

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...

Stephen M Sandelich, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine/General Pediatrics

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Substance Abuse Disorders, Emergency, Critical Care, General Pediatrics, Sedation, Mental Health Emergencies, Airway Emergencies, Resuscitation, Pain, Respiratory Emergencies, Cardiology, Sepsis, Poisoning, Nutrition, Orthopedics, Dehydration, Asthma, Shock, Allergy
Dr. Stephen M. Sandelich, a distinguished pediatric emergency medicine physician, currently serves as an Attending Physician at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and holds an Assistant Professorship in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics. With a robust educational background, Dr. Sandelich obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children. Dr. Sandelich's clinical and research expertise encompasses a wide range of pediatric emergencies, including but not limited to substance abuse disorders, mental health crises, and the development of emergency department-based interventions. His certifications include BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATLS, ensuring his comprehensive preparedness for emergency medical situations. Throughout his career, Dr. Sandelich has demonstra...

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.

Thaddeus (Ted) J Krensavage, D.O.

Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Anesthesiology - Airway, Cardiac arrest, Death, Shock, Paralysis, hypoxic brain injury, Apnea, Regional nerve block, Obstetric, Pediatric, Medication errors. Dental/teeth injuries, air embolus, central line injuries, nursing home abuse negligence, veterans disabilities, anesthesia negligence malpractice, Phlebology
Dr. Krensavage is a board certified anesthesiologist who has practiced in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas for 35 years. He has practiced at three area hospitals, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA, Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence, RI. He is a veteran and also served in the United States Navy as a general medical officer and then as an anesthesiologist in the United Staten Navel Rezerve at USNH Portsmouth, VA. He has served as Chief of Anesthesia. He brings his decades of experience to his anesthesia expert witness consulting. Dr . Krensavage "seeks the truth" whether doing plaintiff or defense work. Plaintiff work Dr. Krensavage has experienced the loss of a loved one due to anesthesia negligence. He truly understands the patient and family need and RIGHT TO KNOW about the care a patient received. Defense work Dr. Krensavage also does defense work as he believes physicians also have a need and right to know that th...

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.

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.

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.