Standards Of Care Expert Witnesses

Standards of care 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 standards of care. The standards of care expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Chiropractic, Construction, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Dentist, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Insurance, Internal Medicine, and Jails & Prisons.

Laura A. Cantrell, CPM Cantrell Real Estate Associates

Anchorage, Alaska
Real Estate, Property Management - Property management issues related to management operations, leasing, Landlord/Tenant, screening activities, slip & falls, property inspection & maintenance, security & fiduciary duties, standards of care, Residential, Commercial, Associations
Laura Cantrell, Principal of Cantrell Real Estate Associates, LLC, is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and has had over 35+ years of extensive involvement in the management, leasing, and sales of Residential, Commercial, and Association Management. Laura is a past Regional Vice President, and Student Advisory Committee member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), and a University of Alaska Real Estate program advisory Board member since 2013. Cantrell Real Estate Associates LLC offers Expert Witness services since 2018. Laura is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Alaska and a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI), Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA), Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA), and National Apartment Association (NAA). Through professionalism and dedication, Laura maintains several of the company's same clients for more than 35+ years. In recognition of outstand...

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

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

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

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

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

Mason A Dinehart III, RFC FEND - Financial Education Network Development

San Ramon, California
Securities & Investments, Insurance - Due Diligence, Suitability, Supervision, Standards of Care, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Variable and Fixed Index Annuities, TIC's, Non-Traded REIT'S, Broker Dealer Compliance, Portfolio Analysis,Private Placements, Elder Abuse, Damages, Misrepresentation, Material Omission and Fraud,
I am celebrating 5 decades in the securities Industry. I am both a FINRA Arbitrator and the designated securities expert witness for the CA State Bar. I am a consulting expert in litigation and arbitration having testified in 25 states involving securities, insurance and annuities. Since 1991, I have been retained over 1000 times and have testified in 365 arbitrations before NASD, FINRA, JAMS, PSE, AAA and PSE along with attending and testifying in over 100 mediations. In addition, I have qualified and testified before the L.A. Federal Court along with State Courts in L.A., Orange, Fresno and San Diego. My case track record stands at 328 wins and 37 losses. From a long-standing banking background in corporate finance to underwriting and investment banking and real estate experience, I bring a strong knowledge of modern portfolio theory through the teaching of hundreds of retirement financial planning seminars at the corporate level. It is my goal to bring a refres...

Jared R. Greenholz, MD Praxis Med Experts

Forest Knolls, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Physician, Emergency Medicine, ER, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Trauma, Stroke, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Necessity, Head Trauma, Fractures, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Cardiac Resuscitation
Dr. Jared Greenholz, MD is an Emergency Medicine Doctor, who primarily practices in Oakland and Lakeport, California. He has been practicing for over 19 years and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Greenholz graduated from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Highland Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. His specialties include: Trauma, stroke, airway management, central line placement, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, medical necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, emergency trauma, fractures, dislocations, rural emergency medicine, headaches, diabetic ketoacidosis, abdominal pain, medical malpractice, standard of care, and cardiac resuscitation.

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

FONTANA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic.
April Hernandez is a Board Certified Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Ms. Hernandez completed the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Certificate program at California State University Long Beach, and serves as a Nurse Expert for both plaintiff and defense cases. Ms. Hernandez has 23 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. She is skilled at multitasking, prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Ms. Hernandez has expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing, medical aesthetics and special event/festival nursing. She is a seasoned nursing professional with excellent communication skills, both written and oral. She is efficient in navigating and analyzing the Electronic Medical Record. Nurse April utilizes her experience as a bedside and charge nurse to review medical records and create chronologies for ease of medical record review. Meticulous and detail ori...

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...

Andrew R. Zimbaldi, MBA Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of seventy million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

Lorraine K Bockman, LCSW, LAC, SAP Comprehensive Addiction Solutions LLC

Centennial, Colorado
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Recovery, Addiction Recovery, Chronic Relapse, Chemical Dependency Treatment, DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
Ms. Bockman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Colorado, and is qualified as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. She has a private practice in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado specializing in addictions and related issues. Ms. Bockman is considered to have the special knowledge, experience, and education that goes far beyond basic public information in the field of substance use, abuse, additions, and other related topics. She has the skills you may be seeking in an expert witness including written and oral communication, team player expertise, confidence, and honesty. Her expert witness practice includes: case review and analysis regarding treatment appropriateness and professional standards of care; substance abuse evaluations to determine level of use/abuse and appropriate treatment recommendations; review and critique of opposing expert opinions and testimony; consultation on ...

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

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, cardiac cath lab, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager, for 10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on cases, both plaintiff and defense, in 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level 3 trauma and primary stroke center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine surgery, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thor...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

District Of Columbia
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

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

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA member
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified Lymphedema Manual Therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist Falls Expert Rehabilitation Expert Home Health Care Expert Standards of Care Expert National Speaker Clinical Educator Physical Therapy Operations and Management Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Michael A. Siefman, PT,DC, DACAN, DABCC, DIBCN, FIBCN, DABDA, DIBE, FIBE

Naples, Florida
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Malpractice, Disability, File Review, Improper Documentation, Auto Accident, Improper Billing, Complaints Against Doctor, Standards of Care, Personal Injury, Expert Witness, Insurance Fraud
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Ruth Iliuta, APRN, CNS BC, WOCN Veterans Health Administration

Dublin, Georgia
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure ulcers, chronic wounds, Colostomy, Ileostomy Urostomy, Nursing Home/Long Term Care, Hospital/Acute care, Standards of Care, Documentation, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS), CMS/F-tag 686, Geriatrics
Ruth Wilson Iliuta has an extensive background in Wound Care, Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention in Acute and Long Term Care areas. She has been a nurse for 40 years and certified in wound and ostomy care for 32 years. She has published research and review articles. She has served on the National Pressure Ulcer/Injury Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative and remains on the Office of Nursing Service Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Field Advisory Committee. She has prepared summary briefs for the Office of the Inspector General.

Lauren K Robinson, MD, MPH Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Undue influence, testamentary capacity, sentence mitigation, waiving rights, standards of care, IME, correctional medicine, workers compensation, fitness for duty, ethics, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, trauma, LGBTQ, transgender
University of Chicago and Northwestern University-trained psychiatrist. Board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry. Active clinical practice. Clinical experiences includes inpatient, outpatient and correctional psychiatry. Award winning teacher. Northwestern faculty. Experienced expert witness in both civil and criminal cases.

Kevin F. Gotham, Ph.D., CPP Investigative Criminology Security Consulting (ICSC), LLC

New Orleans, Louisiana
Premises Liability, Security - Crime Foreseeability, Standards of Care, Proximate Causation Analysis, Negligent Hiring and Retention and Training, Police and Corrections Practices, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Conviction, CPTED, Environmental Criminology, Security - Apartments, Parking, Hotels, Shopping Malls, Bars/Taverns
Security, Premises Liability - Knowledge, Skill, Experience, Training, Education: • Ph.D. in Sociology (1997, University of Kansas) • Board Certified in Security Management (Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) International • Over 20 years of university teaching experience • Over 10 years of experience in information security/asset protection via member of Tulane University Social-Behavioral Institutional Review Board (IRB) • Author of over 100 peer-reviewed academic publications and book chapters • Author of five books including Practicing Forensic Criminology (Academic Press, 2019) • Former National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officer (2006-2008) • Recipient of $2 million in NSF funding to support research activities

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Maryland
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

Jared Bane, LNHA, MBA, CDP True Review, LLC

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

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CHFM, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 22 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

Megan M Hamilton, MS CCC-SLP Lios Manhe LLC

Ironwood, Michigan
Speech-Language Pathology, Long Term Care - Choking Death or Injury, Dysphagia/Swallowing, Dehydration, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Stroke/CVA, Standards of Care, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, TBI, Oral Phase Dysphagia, Pharyngeal Phase Dysphagia, Esophageal Phase Dysphagia, Nursing Home Injury, Pneumonia,
Drawing on over three decades of experience in direct care provision and senior management and seven years expert witnessing and consultation, Ms. Hamilton serves as Chief Operating Officer at Lios Manhe LLC Expert Witnesses. Lios Manhe (pronounced LIZ manee) provides services to plaintiffs and defendants across the US in medical Speech Language Pathology. Ms. Hamilton served as clinical director for national rehabilitation providers in long term care, sub-acute care and a pediatric clinic. She has been an instructor in the areas of cognition, dysphagia/swallowing, end of life nutrition, and Medicare regulatory compliance. She has served at the regional, division and national level as Vice President, Corporate Trainer and Clinical Director. Ms. Hamilton has presented at conferences for the American Occupational Therapy Association and local Speech Language Hearing Associations as an employee of national Rehab companies. Ms. Hamilton holds certification from the American S...

Kevin M Passer, M.D. FAPA, FASAM Kevin M. Passer, MD, PA

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Addiction Medicine, Pediatric Psychiatry - General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Standards of Care, Opiate Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suboxone buprenorphine, Schizophrenia Psychosis, Psychopharmacology, Suicide, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disruptive Behavior Disorders
I am primarily a Clinician and am Board Certified in General/Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addictionology. I have been an Expert Witness for both the Plaintiff and Defendant. I have been deposed numeraous times. I served as an Expert Witness for the Mississippi Department of Medicaid in a case whereby I was responsible for over 6000 pages of medical records and during which I testified for over thirteen hours. I published an e-book titled: PARENTING THE KIDS According to a Child Psychiatrist. I produced a DVD available on AMAZON to hellp parents with children who have behavior problems called The 20 Minute Miracle. I have testified at over 50 commitment hearings and have been deposed many times. I am one of about 80 National Mentors for the Physician Clinical Support System and help to train Physicians on the proper use of buprenorphine/Suboxone for the treatment of Opiate Dependency.

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

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

Kym Martell, CRM, CIC, AAI, CRIS, MLIS KM Associates

Allenhurst, New Jersey
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Duties & Responsibilities, Insurance Errors & Omissions, E&O, Standards of Care, Insurance, Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, Property & Casualty, Property/Liability, Insurance Coverage Disputes
38 years’ experience as an insurance & risk management professional with a diverse background in both agency and company operations. In 1995, I began my own training and consulting firm specializing in training for property & casualty professionals. Practice includes continuing education training, specialized training programs, E&O loss control audits, E&O loss control training, Performance Coaching, and Expert witness & litigation support services. Speaker and presenter for various professional and private organizations on property and casualty insurance, errors & omissions, national certification programs, Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), Construction Risk Specialist (CRIS), Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI), including Big I NJ, and IIABA, as an approved instructor to facilitate E&O Risk Management Program.

Phyllis Ho, DDS, D-ABFO

New York, New York
Dentist, Forensic Medicine - Dental Malpractice, Standards of Care, Elder abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Bite Mark Analysis, Age Assessment or Age Estimation, Dental Identification, Forensic Dentistry, Elder abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Independent Dental Examinations
Dr. Ho received an A.B. from Cornell University in 1983 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) in 1988. She achieved a certificate from the Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry from NYUCD and completed an externship at the Prince Philip Dental Hospital in Hong Kong, both in 1989. As a forensic specialist, she works as a consultant for the Suffolk County Office of the Medical Examiner and has been a responder to 9/11 and Hurricanes Katrina and Maria as a member of DMORT. She has been an active reviewing member of the National Dental Image Repository/CJIS-LEO under the aegis of the FBI since its inception. She has taught at NYUCD, at Stonybrook University College of Dental Medicine and at John Jay College of Criminal Justice as a guest lecturer. She has presented domestically and internationally on Forensic Odontology and has written on Human Abuse and dental morphometrics. She is a member of the Organization of Scientifi...

Marcello R. Kettrles, PSP, CPD, CCE Preventive Security Assessment Services, LLC

New York, New York
Jails & Prisons, Security - Correction Officer Policies & Procedures, Premises Liability, Use of Force, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Standards of Care, Security, Security Management, Conditions of Confinement, Physical Security, Security Guard Negligence, Jail & Prison Practices, Negligent Security
Marcello is the founder of Preventive Security Assessment Services, LLC in New York City; a firm specializing in consulting, physical security and security training. He founded Preventive Security Assessment Services in 2021 following a long and successful law enforcement and security operations career that spanned over 30 years. Marcello was employed by the New York City Department of Corrections (NYCDOC) for over 20 years, retiring in good standing as a frontline Corrections Officer on Rikers Island in July 2011. During his tenure, he was responsible for managing risk in jail settings. His responsibilities included, preventing and managing hazards with conditions of confinement, search and seizure protocols, inmate classification / threat assessments, inmate safety, suicide prevention, exterior perimeters, video surveillance, access control, gathering and sharing intel, report writing, security assessments of physical jails and jail connected facilities. His work with the NYCDO...

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Updated 10/22/23 Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Board-Certified in Orthopedics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Program Chair -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts/textbook chapters -Can perform independent physical therapy examinations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy, I am also dual board-certified in Orthopedics and Geriatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have over 14 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I currently serve as the Chair and an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Stony Bro...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

Stacy L. Donnelly, RN, BSN DJS Associates, Inc.

Abington, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nurse - Medical Records Review, Standards of Care, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Patient Transfers, Pressure Injuries, Patient Falls, Short-Term Rehabilitation, Personal Care, Merit Screening/Review, Patient Specific Medical Conditions/Diagnoses, Merit Consultation, Adverse Events
Ms. Donnelly is a licensed Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience working in Nursing Homes, Skilled Rehabilitation Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities as a nursing assistant, charge nurse, and director of nursing. Her involvement in these settings has contributed to her strong knowledge base regarding standards of care, facility operations, and Federal, State, and Local Regulations. Ms. Donnelly has acquired extensive experience in developing policies and procedures, investigating incidents and unusual occurrences, auditing patient care, monitoring adherence to policies and procedures, providing education/training to staff, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Ms. Donnelly actively practices as a nurse within long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and school settings. She continues to assist long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facilities with auditing and ensuing compliance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations, along with standards of ...

Homer R. Peterson, II, P.E., CSP, CFLC Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction, Safety - Construction, falls from elevation, fall protection, fatalities, occupational health & safety management systems, OSHA matters, personal injury, precast erection, safety, standards of care, steel erection, termination for cause or for convenience, wrongful death
Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP, CFLC provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject matter expert, expert witness, and safety consultant. He has over 40 years of construction and safety experience (17 years union, 23 years non-union), including airports, bridges, casinos, convention centers, convocation centers, distribution centers, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, prisons, refineries, schools, shopping malls, sports arenas, steel mills, stores, and warehouses. See www.homerpeterson.com for photographs of representative projects. His experience includes 40 years in construction in various positions such as president, senior vice president, vice president, project manager, and timekeeper. His responsibilities have included estimating, sales, project management, scheduling, troublesho...

Alan R Smith, MD, RPH, FAAFP Delta Family Medicine--Revere Health

Delta, Utah
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetrics, Extended Care Center, Skilled Nursing Care, Hospice Care, Outpatient Care, Inpatient Care, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Emergency Department Care, Pediatrics, Tonsillectomy, Hernia Repair, Medical Licensing Board,
I feel a responsibility to hold my fellow physicians, as well as myself, to a high standard of care. I likewise feel a responsibility to stand and defend the truth when care of a physician is in question. I have over 20 years of Expert Witness experience with >100 cases reviewed, >25 depositions, and >10 Court/Arbitration Testimonies. I am Board Certified as a Family Medicine Physician (American Board of Family Medicine) plus Board Certified by the American Board of Physicians and Surgeons. I serve the State of Utah as a member of the Utah Physician Licensing Board (2018 - Currently), plus I am a Fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. I have a full-time, full-spectrum Family Medicine Practice, including Obstetrics, Surgical Obstetrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Care, Extended Nursing Care, Long Term Care, Endoscopy (Colonoscopy and EGD), minor surgery (Vasectomy) and major surgery (Hernia Repair, Endometrial Ablation, Tonsillectomy,...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Virginia
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Property Management - Standards of Care, Premise liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Risk Management, Landlord/Tenant, Property Management/Maintenance, Security and Lighting, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Homeowner/Condo, Student Housing, Mixed Use, Snow and Ice Maintenance, Parking Lot Maintenance,
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Section 42)