Skilled Nursing Facility Expert Witnesses

Skilled nursing facility 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 skilled nursing facility. The skilled nursing facility expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Nurse, Nursing Administration, Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry, and Wound Care.

Channa R. Kelly, MA, LNHA, LMFT Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, ARF, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 15+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Andrew Ng, MD Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Pedram Taher, MD Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Kent A. Edwards, PT,DPT,GCS,CLWT Brooks Rehab Home Health

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, Geriatrics, lymphedema, home health care, Outpatient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, balance, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, exercise, total joint replacement, physical medicine and rehabilitation
Dr. Edwards has been a practicing physical therapist since 2005 after earning his Bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida. He then earned his Doctorate in Physical therapy from A.T. Still University in 2015. He has significant clinical experience in multiple settings, including home health, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, outpatient clinics and acute care hospitals. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. Dr. Edwards has been an APTA Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist for over 20 years and is also a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist. He continues to work as an experienced physical therapy clinician, but has also worked as a clinical educator, manager and trainer in multiple settings. Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist Falls Expert Rehabilitation Expert Home Health Care Expert Standards of Care Expert...

Monica L. Ott, MD

Lizton, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently SCC IN/IL/OH/KY market medical director for Optum.

Pia Spitzer, MSN/MSHCA, PHN, RN, FN-CSp Wise Alliance Consulting

Overland Park, Kansas
Nursing Homes, Nursing Administration - Elder abuse, Elder neglect, Nursing Home abuse, Nursing professional malpractice, hospital, Home Health, Assisted Living, Nursing administration, Medication Errors, Nurse, Rehabilitation nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Life Care planning, Skilled Nursing Facility, Rehabilitation
Ms. Spitzer is a Legal Nurse Consultant. She is an Experienced Chief Nurse Executive, Hospital Director, and Corporate Consultant to multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities in the past, Director of Quality and Risk in a Rehabilitation hospital and experienced in all aspects of Administrative and internal clinical operations. Ms. Spitzer has 21 years of healthcare experience in various settings and has opined on multiple nursing issues as a Consulting Expert and as an Expert Witness. Ms. Spitzer has extensive knowledge of State and Federal Regulations as they apply to Long Term Care, acute care, and rehabilitation. As a Corporate Consultant, she was heavily involved in all aspects of clinical operations including survey preparations, plans of correction write ups, writing and updating policies and procedures, staffing issues, educating nursing staff on clinical skills, elder abuse allegations investigations and reporting, standards of care, and all other aspects of clinical care. Ms...

Rebekah R. Herrmann, R.N., VWCN, CCRP, VWCN, CFPS

Theilman, Minnesota
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing home falls, fall prevention, care plans, choking, nurse, nursing home administration, nursing administration, clinical research coordinator, infection, skilled nursing facility
Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Nurse Leader. Clinical experience as Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Wound care certified. Extensive clinical research nursing experience at organizations include the Mayo Clinic and Cedars Sinai/UCLA. Clinical research experience includes reproductive endocrinology, surgery, oncology, and cardiology. Certified clinical research professional. Certified Fall Prevention Specialist

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I am a Registered Nurse licensed in Arizona, California, and Colorado with a specialized knowledge, education, and experience working with the geriatric population, both in acute care and skilled nursing contexts. I have served the geriatric population for more than 27 years as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and registered nurse in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care facilities. I also have seven years of experience as a Case Manager in post-acute care management. I have worked in an administrative capacity as a supervisor/Charge Nurse, during which she supervised the nursing staff and in various clinical settings. I have received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2012, Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in 2014, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Grand Canyon University in 2017. I have also served as a mentor for the Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco since 20...

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Selina Olomua, MSN, BSN, RN-BC Med Legal Pro

Salisbury, North Carolina
Psychiatry, Nursing Homes - behavioral health facility, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care behavioral health facility, developmental disability, intellectual disability, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, sedation, psychiatric care, director of nursing, nursing administration, group homes
Board-certified psychiatric nurse with leadership and clinical experience in a variety of practice settings. Experienced as a director of nursing and bedside nurse at behavioral health facilities, skilled nursing facilities and an intermediate care behavioral health facility serving patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Former clinical trial manager. Specialty Focus: behavioral health facility, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care behavioral health facility, developmental disability, intellectual disability, assisted living, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, sedation, psychiatric care, director of nursing, nursing administration, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, psychiatry, psychiatric nurse, psychiatric nursing, outpatient, inpatient, nursing home, dysphagia, assaults, biting, aggressive behavior, retardation

Donia Mericle, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 18 years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

Gina McCabe, RN, MSN, VWCN, CFPS

South Abington, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Medical Management - long term care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, wound care, pressure sores, ulcers, fall prevention, care plans, nursing administration, infection control, nutrition, staffing, electronic health records, EHR, emergency services, intensive care unit, ICU
GinaLynne McCabe, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, CNML, CPPS, RAC-CT, VWCN, has been a nurse since 1987, in both the acute and post-acute / long term environment. Her experience includes acute critical care as a floor RN and charge nurse, to trauma care nursing management, moving into emergency care as Clinical Director to hospital-wide Director of Clinical Operations / Patient Safety. She helped initiate the Stroke Program at Community Medical Center, specializing in neurological nursing. She moved into post-acute /long term care with 7 years as Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations, leading policy development and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She is currently the Clinical Operations Executive / Director of Nursing for a 145-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mrs. McCabe has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where she deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. She reviews cases for attorneys...

Dan Sullivan Med Legal Pro

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

Dodi Thompson, RN

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - administrator, skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, infection, dementia, delirium, ER
Experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.

Andrew Sumarsono, MD, MPH

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