Shoulder Dystocia Expert Witnesses

Shoulder dystocia 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 shoulder dystocia. The shoulder dystocia expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Family Medicine, Fraud, Gynecology, Hospitalist, Legal Nurse Consulting, Midwife, Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology.

William T. Madland, MD

Alabama
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Arizona
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Amy Sarver, MD

Cave Springs , Arkansas
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean section, vacuum delivery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, maternal birth injury, fibroids, ectopic pregnancy, hormones, failure to diagnose cancer
Board certified, expert witness experience

Neel Arant, MS, CNM, PhD

Oakland, California
Midwife, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Labor and Delivery, Fetal Monitoring, High Risk Ob, perinatal HIV, Shoulder dystocia, antepartum, postpartum, postpartum hemorrhage, women's health.
I am a doctorally prepared Certified Nurse Midwife with over 20 years of experience in high volume, high risk midwifery and obstetrics practices in New York, California and Australia as a clinician and educator. I have a doctoral degree in global health focusing on perinatal HIV management and information technology. Currently I practice as a midwife hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Oakland, California where I precept Obstetric and Gynecologic residents on the labor and delivery unit and am a co-lead of the Critical Events Team Training for Obstetric Emergencies training program.

Peyman Banooni, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Essure, Maternal Birth Injury, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy, Infertility, Hormones
Dr. Banooni is a board ceritified ob/gyn with over 15 years of experience. He is currently in private practice practicing obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of emphasis are minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics, and office related procedures. He has experience as an expert witness in legal cases and has also served as an expert for the medical board of California. He has served on the peer review committee at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for over 2 years. In addition, Dr Banooni is involved in clinical research as the primary investigator for multiple FDA trials.

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Santa Monica, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Margaret "Lisa" A Browne, BSN OB-RNC Providence

valencia, California
Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Labor and Delivery, fetal monitoring, high risk Antenatal, Triage, postpartum, birth injury, standards of care, shoulder dystocia, obstetrical hemorrhage.
I have been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years providing inpatient care for laboring patients, many with high-risk pregnancies. I am currently employed full time in labor and delivery, managing patients during vaginal deliveries or cesareans. As needed, I fill in as a relief charge nurse. I am familiar with standards of care for my specialty. Current in certifications: Advanced Fetal Monitoring ACLS - Advanced Life Support NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program BLS - Basic Life Support AWHONN member

Melissa G. Drake, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - reproductive, high-risk pregnancy, gynecologic surgery, hysterectomy, laparoscopy, preterm labor, ectopic pregnancy, lactation, Caesarean section, incompetent cervix, hypertensive disorders, VBAC, TOLAC, malpresentation, shoulder dystocia, abnormal labor, gestational diabetes, obstetrical hemorrhage
I obtained my medical degree at the University of Arizona and completed residency training at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, where I carried a medical license in three different jurisdictions (VA, MD, and DC). During this time, I worked at hospitals where 2,000 - 10,000 babies were delivered annually and gained experience in both low- and high-risk pregnancy, as well as obstetrical emergencies including shoulder dystocia, hemorrhage, amniotic fluid embolus, seizure, and stroke. My particular areas of interest include TOLAC/VBAC, cesarean section, labor pain relief, patient autonomy, and medical ethics. My strengths include a robust verbal persuasive ability, strong written and verbal communication skills, a tenacious work ethic, and the ability to solve problems creatively.

Aviv Herzlich, MD, FACOG

Manhattan Beach, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Ablation, Asherman, birth injury, Cerebral Palsy, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, failure to diagnose cancer, fibroids, HIE, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, infertility, miscarriage, Labor and Delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, vacuum, VBAC
I am a board-certified OB/GYN practicing general Obstetrics & Gynecology at Torrance Memorial Physician Network. I provide prenatal care, labor and delivery, and gynecological services. Trained in Maimonides Medical Center, OBGYN residency program, NY. I also performed research and worked as a Medical Decision Support Protocols Developer and a Medical Department Director in the medical tech industry.

Layne Kumetz, MD

Los Angeles, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High Risk Obstetrics, VBAC, Vacuum Delivery, Shoulder Dystocia , Cesarean Section, Dilation and Curettage (D&C), Preeclampsia, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Birth Injury, Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage , Infertility, Hormones, Preterm Birth, Menopause, Fibroids, Postpartum Depression, Hysteroscopy
Dr. Layne Kumetz is a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist with over 16 years of clinical experience offering full scope of care to women of all ages. She has graduated from top universities including getting her BA from the University of California, Berkeley in psychology, and her MD from the University of Michigan. She completed her residency in Ob/Gyn at Cedars Sinai Medical Center where she has been an Attending physician since 2007 and is involved training their medical students and residents. She has served on the Peer Review Committee for Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for 6 years, and is also a Medical Expert on the Medical Board of California. She has delivered over 3000 babies and most of the pregnancies she sees are High Risk.

Marisa Loza, RN, BSN, RNC-OB Loza Legal Consulting, LLC

Acton, California
Legal Nurse Consulting, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth Trauma, Birth Injury, Labor & Delivery, Maternal Death, Neonatal Death, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Shoulder Dystocia, Medication Administration Errors, Pharmaceutical Errors, Pregnancy, Birth, Cesarean Section, Preeclampsia, Fetal Heart Monitoring
I am Marisa Loza, founder of Loza Legal Consulting, specializing in legal nurse consulting focusing in inpatient obstetrics. I have been a nurse for 14 years including 10 years as a Labor and Delivery nurse working in a high risk inpatient setting. I have AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification and Membership. I currently hold a certification in Inpatient Obstetrics through the National Certification Corporation. I review medical records, as well as develop reports and summaries of medical care in my field of expertise. I have charge nurse experience including team leading, delegating tasks, communicating with physicians and ancillary departments, and coordinating care. I manage antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patients including high risk and obstetric emergencies. I also manage preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patients for obstetric related surgical procedures. I am skilled in high risk medication administration and monitoring. I am qualified to act ...

William T. Madland, MD

California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Charles E Stoopack, MD

Carlsbad, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth injuries, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Cerebral Palsy, Fetal Monitoring, Labor Management, Shoulder Dystocia, Obstetrical Complications, Vacuum and Forceps Deliveries, VBAC, GYN Surgery Injuries, Operative Laparoscopy, Peer Review, General OB/GYN, Motor Vehicle Accidents during Pregnancy
Assistant Professor/Health Sciences Clinical Instructor UCSD Medical School. Recipient of The Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. Named as a "Top Doctor" in 2004 San Diego Magazine and 1999 "Guide to Top Doctors," both as selected by physician peers. Board Certified, Fellow ACOG. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society at New York Medical College. Jury friendly, articulate, credible and honest.

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...

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Colorado
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Dawn Robinson, MD, FACOG

Broomfield, Colorado
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Forceps/Vacuum Uses/Complications, Interpretation of Fetal Monitoring, Cesarean vs. Vaginal Birth, Shoulder Dystocia, Preeclampsia/HELLP Syndrome, Preterm Labor, Incompetent Cervix, Hysterectomy: Indications and Complications, Gynecologic Surgery, Endometriosis, Pelvic Adhesions, Leiomyomata Uteri
Dr. Dawn Robinson is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) and is currently active in clinical practice. Dr. Robinson received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has over 20 years of clinical experience. Currently Dr. Robinson serves on the Colorado Maternal Mortality Review Committee. She previously served on the state-wide Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance Medical Committee and also numerous hospital, medical school and community committees. A Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn), Dr. Robinson holds active medical licenses in the states of Georgia, Michigan and Utah.

Wendy S Humphrey, MD

Naples, Florida
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Forcep/Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy/Hysterectomy, Maternal Birth Injury, Labor Management & Induction, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy
Board Certified and licensed to practice in Florida and Ohio. Private practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology for 30 years. Practiced in single specialty groups of between 3-7 physicians. Presently have two academic appointments as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Central Florida and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Also practicing gynecology at 3 outpatients clinics. Served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and served on multiple hospital committees including Credentials and Department Quality Assurance Committee. Experienced in public speaking and has authored publications. Areas of expertise include gynecology, high risk obstetrics, contraception management and complications, shoulder dystocia, cancer diagnosis and screening, maternal and fetal birth injury, gynecologic surgery, VBAC, pelvic organ prolapse, cesarean section, labor management, fetal monitoring, breech, forc...

Samuel Taylor, MD Comprehensive Women's Health

Valdosta, Georgia
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Review of birth injuries, cerebral palsy, fetal monitoring, labor management, shoulder dystocia, vacuum and forceps deliveries, VBAS
Dr. Taylor has practiced medicine for over 30 years and provides clinical and surgical care to obstetric and gynecology patients. In addition to delivering babies, Dr. Taylor performs lararoscopic, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomies, surgery for stress and urinary incontinence, surgery for vaginal prolapses, endometrial ablations (for heavy periods), laparoscopic tubal ligations, Essure tubal occlusions, hysteroscopies (for abnormal bleeding), and treatments for ectopic pregnancies. Dr. Taylor has a special interest in high risk obstetrics and infertility.

Andrew Deutsch, MD

Northbrook, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Hospital and Office OB-GYN, Labor Management, VBAC, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Preeclampsia, Shoulder Dystocia, Birth Injury, Cesarean Section, Nutrition, Gestational Diabetes, Miscarriage, Ectopic, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Robotics, Hysterectomy
Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology in active clinical practice. Special expertise in diabetes and nutrition. Award winning teacher and clinician. Director of ambulatory education for an OB-GYN residency program and faculty at a medical school. Licensed in Illinois. Office and hospital practice.

William T. Madland, MD

Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Therese O'Connor, MD

Elmhurst, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth injury, Shoulder dystocia, Management of labor, Cesarean section, Maternal mortality, Postpartum hemorrhage, Use of Pitocin, Stillbirth, Fetal monitoring, Gynecology, Menopausal hormone replacement therapy, Postmenopausal bleeding, Abnormal Pap smear
For over thirty years, I have practiced obstetrics and gynecology. Throughout my career, I have been involved in the hospital risk management (now "patient safety") committee. I reviewed cases identifying areas where the hospital might have been vulnerable from a medical-legal standpoint. I also participated in root case analyses after medical mistakes were identified. Now, after obtaining training from SEAK, I am using my experience as a legal consultant and expert witness.

Susan L. Warner, MD, FACOG MCWHC

Evanston, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Forceps, Pre-eclampsia, Shoulder Dystocia, Cesarian Section, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Office OBGYN, Ectopic Pregnancy, Breast, PAP monitoring. Hysteroscopy, Ablation
I am a board certified OBGYN with over 30 years clinical experience in a teaching institution (the same institution where I was chief resident) in Evanston, IL (outside of Chicago). I am Chief of Gynecology/Womens Health at Northwestern University Student Health Services. I have served on the Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality committee for over 15 years. I have taught and worked with medical students, residents, certified nurse midwives and am the gynecologist at Northwestern University student health. I have served as a medical expert in OBGYN and have reviewed a countless number of cases over the past 10 years. I believe I have a strong attention to detail and am able to explain the complicated nature of medicine in a way that the listener can understand. Jurors have found me to be friendly, honest and credible. I address each case timely and comprehensively. I am available for either plaintiff or defense cases and have attended the SEAK course on Effective Expert Witness.

Dr. Elizabeth Cook, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC, CPM, CNL, RN, FACNM

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Midwife, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Labor & Delivery, Birth Injury, Birth Trauma, Maternal Morbidity & Mortality, Shoulder Dystocia, Fetal Heart Rate, Hemorrhage, Prenatal Care, Intrapartum Care, Postpartum Care, Women's Health, Neonatal Care, Newborn Tongue Tie Revisions, Limited OBGYN Sonography, Cesarean First Assisting
I am a Doctor of Nursing Practice. I have 6 degrees in nursing and midwifery. I am a Certified Nurse Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Registered Nurse. I am certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board, North American Registry of Midwives, and National Certification Corporation. I am also certified in electronic fetal monitoring, basic life support, neonatal transitioning (STABLE), and neonatal resuscitation (NRP). I am skilled to first assist in cesarean surgeries, and perform limited OB-GYN sonography. I have been a clinical assistant professor at an academic medical center. I launched and directed a faculty midwife service for midwives to educate OBGYN residents and medical students at another large facility. I have personally taught OBGYN residents, medical students, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, and doulas in clinical and didactic settings. I have been a principal investigator and advisor for OBGYN resident resea...

Harvey H Kasner, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS

Towson, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB, Obstetrics, OB/GYN, OBGYN, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, c-section, cesarean section, forceps/vacuum delivery, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, gynecology, hysterectomy, myomectomy, dilation & curettage (D&C), tubal ligation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, bowel & ureter injury
Over 25 years of professional experience, academic training, and a broad and in-depth knowledge of healthcare environments that allows me to review medical facts and provide a thorough, fair and impartial assessment of the subject of the legal action. I manifest strong interpersonal relations and draw on a wide range of communication skills to inform, engage and provide complete, objective, and helpful information to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. I draw on those same skills to provide testimony regarding the standard of care that is easily understood by all parties involved in the matter. I have greater than 10 years of experience serving as chairman and/or a member of a hospital or organization committee, such as hospital medical board, compliance committee, advisory committee, quality assurance/physician performance improvement committee and peer review committee. This experience, along with a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in medical management, ...

James R Smith OB Case Reviews, LLC

Kensington, Maryland
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Pregnancy loss, miscarriage, birth defects, birth injury, incompetent cervix, preterm labor, twins, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, hypertension, fetal death in utero, cesarean section, VBAC, uterine rupture, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, brachial plexus injury, placenta previa
I have an undergraduate degree in education, which makes me well suited to explain complex topics to a jury.

Eric G. Heegaard, MD

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - Birth Injury, Robotic Surgery, Endometriosis, Bowel Injury, Bladder Injury, Laparoscopy, Obstetrics, C-section, Forceps, Vacuum, Birth Injury, Ureter Injury, Shoulder Dystocia, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Fibroids, Ovarian Cyst, Ectopic Pregnancy, ovarian torsion, post partum hemorrhage
Award winning general Obstetrician-Gynecologist with 25 years experience whose responsibilities include teaching of OB-GYN resident physicians and medical students. Clinical focus is on complex pelvic surgeries for the management of endometriosis and pelvic pain. I have performed over 1000 robotic surgeries, delivered over 3000 babies and have served as a surgical proctor for other robotic surgeons. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Vast public speaking experience and proven ability to communicate complex topics to the general public through 8 years of hosting a call-in women’s health radio show and subsequent hosting of two women’s heath podcasts.

William T. Madland, MD

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Lora Princ, MD, MBA Dr. Lora Princ LLC

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fraud - Obstetrics, Birth Injury, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Macrosomia, Shoulder Dystocia, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Uterine Rupture, Labor Management, Birth Center, Midwife Deliveries, Vacuum deliveries, Induction, Fraud
My name is Dr. Lora Princ (pronounced "Prince"). I am a board-certified OBGYN and fellow of ACOG, in practice in the Minneapolis metro area since 2005. I received my MBA with a focus in healthcare management in 2022. I have worked in private practice as a clinic part-owner for 11 years and have been an OBGYN hospitalist since 2016 with a focus on high risk obstetrical patients. I am organized and efficient, and my MBA training has honed my ability to analyze data and extract both system and medical/ provider factors that are relevant for malpractice cases. In addition I perform hospital utilization management reviews, insurance appeals, and prior authorizations, making me uniquely qualified to identify healthcare fraud and waste. As of the start of 2024, I have been retained in nearly 40 cases in 19 states and counting. I have appeared in both deposition and trial and completed numerous expert reports. My flexible schedule allows me to efficiently review large amounts of docume...

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Nevada
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Nur A Afsar, MD, FACOG

East Meadow, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Labor, VBAC, Forceps, Pre-eclampsia, Shoulder Dystocia, Cesarean Section, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Postpartum and GYN Surgery complications, PAP monitoring, Hysteroscopy
Dr. Nur Afreen Afsar is a Board Certified OBGYN by American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a Certified Laparoscopic Surgeon by the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Program. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, a highly selective accelerated medical program in NYC, and obtained her medical degree from New York Medical College. She then completed her OBGYN Residency and OBGYN Hospitalist Fellowship from NYU Langone Long Island. In residency, she received numerous awards including the Most Outstanding Resident in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery. She also served on the Quality Improvement Committee reviewing and presenting cases to the board monthly. She is practicing with a State Medical License in New York City where she is active in working with and teaching physician assistants, residents and medical students. She specializes in obstetric & gynecologic emergencies (postpartum hemorrhage, emergency cesarean deliveries...

John P Brennan, MD John P. Brennan MD PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - labor and delivery, preeclampsia, endometriosis, fibroids, fibroids in pregnancy, cervical insufficiency, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, brachial plexus injury, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, cesarean section, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy
Dr. John P. Brennan MD has been in active clinical practice for 30 years. Trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Board Certified American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chairman of Hospital-wide Quality Assurance Committee for 10 years. Residency Program Director for 5 years. Medical Student Clerkship Director for 7 years. Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Mark L. de Fazio, MD, FACOG, C-EFM deFazio Obstetrics & Gynecology PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section, Retained Foreign Body, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Erb's Palsy, Uterine Perforation, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Laparoscopy, TOLAC, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Breast/Cervical/Uterine/Ovarian Cancer Detection, Post Menopausal Bleeding
I am a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. I am an Attending physician at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College. My areas of expertise include all aspects and potential complications of prenatal care and delivery, cesarean section, cervical and breast cancer screening and detection, postmenopausal bleeding, gynecologic surgery and general office practice.

William T. Madland, MD

New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Jane van Dis, MD

Rochester, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - OBGYN, Obsetrics, Gynecology, Labor Management, Labor & Delivery, Birth Injury, Shoulder Dystocia, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Cesarean
Welcome! I am a Board-Certified full-time academic OBGYN Hospitalist, performing inpatient medicine for OBGYN. For the last 10+ years, I've worked 95% of my time solely on labor and delivery with the other 5% Emergency Department GYN consults and surgeries. Prior, I was a full-scope, full-time OBGYN in practice for 6 years with a major HMO and an academic practice. On average I see 8-14 patients per shift, 230+ patients per month and I see patients at all stages of pregnancy in the hospital: including complications presenting to the main emergency department, to the OB emergency department (triage), management of antenatal admissions, consults, and admissions to labor & delivery and management of postpartum course as well. I have been ABOG Board-Certified since 2008, currently am an Assistant Professor of OBGYN at the U of Rochester. I have reviewed over 150+ cases for the California Medical Board as one of their key OBGYN experts. Extensive experience with verbal and written r...

Kimberly A. Bowman, MD, FACOG

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, birth injury, birth trauma, asphyxia, HIE, shoulder dystocia, cesarean section, VBAC, TOLAC, hemorrhage, informed consent, preeclampsia, ectopic pregnancy, laparoscopy, high risk pregnancy, preterm labor, fetal monitoring, abnormal labor, cord prolapse, gestational diabetes, vacuum.
Board-certified OB/Gyn and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. My OB/Gyn experience spans over 20 years in Oklahoma and includes faculty leadership roles with extensive teaching experience at the University of Oklahoma, national academic presentations, traditional OB/Gyn private practice, and OB hospitalist care managing obstetric and gynecologic emergencies. As an expert witness, I impartially advocate for truth and fairness based on the evidence. My goal is to provide a thoughtful and evidence-based perspective to all cases.

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Brendan Carroll, MD, FACOG

Portland, Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - Obstetrics, OB, OB Hospitalist, fetal heart monitoring, vacuum delivery, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, VBAC
- OB/GYN trained at Vanderbilt and Tulane University Medical Centers - Transitioned to the Obstetric Hospitalist sub-specialty after 16 years in an OB/GYN private practice to implement an OB/GYN Hospitalist Program - Physician Lead OB/GYN Hospitalist and OB/GYN Medical Director in an urban, community hospital in Portland, OR - OB/GYN Board Certified, a Fellow in ACOG, and President of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) - Twice served as Chairman of OB/GYN committees and has been either a member or chaired OB/GYN Peer Review Committees for more than 20 years - Program Chair of Electronic Fetal Monitoring Case Review Program - Consultant with National OB/GYN Hospitalist Consulting Group, assisting hospitals start or improve OB/GYN Hospitalist programs and/or Obstetrics Emergency Departments - Obstetric consultant to Nurse Midwives, Family Medicine physicians and residents - Providing expert case reviews and expert witness services for Obstetr...

Brigitte Fink, MD HealthAdvise

Eugene, Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean section, vacuum delivery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, maternal birth injury, fibroids, ectopic pregnancy, hormones, failure to diagnose cancer, Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean

Ezell S Autrey, MD

Dallas, Texas
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology - Laparoscopic GYN Surgeries, Injuries to Bowel, Ureter, Bladder, High Risk Obstetrics, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Cerebral Palsy, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, Infertility Management, Caesarean Sections, Myomectomy
High risk pregnancies, obstetrical and Gynecological ultrasonography and evaluation of breast diseases,Surgical gynecology including microsurgery, laser surgery and Vaginal surgery, infertility evaluation and management, PMS Treatment, operative laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomies, myomectomies and treatment of leiomyomas

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Texas
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...

Elizabeth Gray Uzzle, MS, RN, CNM, NP Uzzle Consulting Inc

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Midwife, Nurse - Nurse-Midwife, Nurse-Midwifery, Midwife, Obstetrical Nursing, Breastfeeding, Fetal Monitoring, Lactation, Contraception, Birth Injury, HIE, L&D Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Perineal Lacerations, Shoulder Dystocia, Obstetric Triage, Lactation, Infant feeding, Postpartum, Midwifery, Nursing, NEC
Georgetown University Trained RN and Nurse-Midwife/Nurse Practitioner After my last deposition, the senior attorney said, "you knocked it out of the park!" If you are seeking an expert witness who makes your case a priority, respects your deadlines and responds to your questions day or night look no further. Having attended over 5,000 births as a CNM, (and raised 3 strong-willed children) I am unshakable on the witness stand, yet juries find me relatable. Strong experience with deposition and testimony on subjects including: Shoulder Dystocia, Fetal Monitoring, Birth Center Complications, HIE, and Labor Management. Currently employed as hospitalist CNM for large regional health system. Additionally I have: Practiced in a free-standing birth center Been an AWHONN instructor in fetal monitoring Taught Neonatal Resuscitation Served as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for OB Served on Maternal Mortality Committee for State of Maryland Served as lead for obstetric policy and procedu...

Tristan E Bickman, MD Tristan Emily BIckman MD

Washington
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - High risk pregnancy, Shoulder dystocia, Cesarean section, Fetal Birth injury, Vacuum delivery , Postpartum, VBAC, Fetal distress , Maternal birth injury ,Hemorrhage, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, birth trauma, laceration, fetal heart rate, fetal distress, intrauterine growth restriction
I am a Board Certified OB-Gyn with 25 years of experience. My education has been at top universities and institutions. I studied my undergraduate education at University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles . I obtained my medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. I completed my internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I work in Santa Monica California and have a busy solo practice. I have done over 5000 deliveries and am very experienced and knowledgeable. I see have seen thousands of obstetrical and gynecological patients with all conditions . I am extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of my specialty. My practice is half obstetrics and half gynecology. I have seen almost every possible problem one could encounter in my field. I am an expert at diagnosis and management and treatment of all general obstetric and gynecological condition...