Stroke Expert Witnesses

Stroke 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 stroke. The stroke expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Aquatics Safety, Brain Injury Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Chiropractic, Clinical Neurophysiology, Communications, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Electrophysiology, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Forensic Psychology.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Weston J. Welker, MD Carewell, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Heart attack, strokes, diabetic ketoacidosis, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, trauma, prostate disease, cholesterol management, headaches, sports injuries, cancer screening, wound care
Board certification in Family Medicine Licenses in Alabama and Tennessee ACLS, PALS, ATLS certified Has had over 30 years experience in family medicine Has had had small town ER experience to include critical care medicine and trauma medicine, for the last 25 years Has taught pre-medical, medical, and nurse practitioner students in the emergency department and the office, to include business experience, procedural medicine, and organization of efficient medical thought. Has spoken on television, and given community lectures, regarding medical topics of concern. Has had experience in working with prescribing controlled medical substances, and the legal responsibilities surrounding this in chronic and acute pain control. Wound care training and HBO by Healogics, based on military research and civilian clinic experience.

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Albert Fiorello, MD, RDMS, FAAEM, FACEP Sonora Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

Tucson, Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Emergency Ultrasound
Dr. Fiorello is a residency trained, board certified, practicing emergency physician. He has been an attending physician since 1998 in the emergency department of a high-volume, academic, Level 1 trauma center. He has also worked for 4 years for the Indian Health Service in a small rural hospital ED. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is the Emergency Medicine Residency Director. He has years of experience reviewing cases as an outside consultant for the state medical board and his hospital’s quality and peer review committees. He is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer and former director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. He has lectured in Emergency Medicine on the local, regional, and national level and has authored many abstracts, scientific articles, and book chapters in the field of Emergency Medicine and medical education.

E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DABPM&R, DAAPM General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Injury, illness, impairment, disability, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, causation, prognosis, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, head injuries, chronic pain, myofascial pain syndrome
Dr. Livingstone is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) in lake Havasu City, Arizona. He practices general and forensic physiatry and electrodiagnosis (EMG?NCV testing). He is board certified by the American Board of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, having developed an interest in this field because of is personal experience after a motor vehicle collision resulted in spine and spinal cord injuries and L-2 level paraplegia at the age of eighteen. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Association of Pain Management, a fellow of the American Academy of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating physicians, and a fellow of the American College of forensic Examiners. Clinical interests include spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV: diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries / disease), independent medical examinations, myof...

Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Bedsores
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 18 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition, I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and Montana.

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

JOSEPH M. BELLEZZO, M.D.

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway, Central Line, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head Trauma, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, CPR, ECPR, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ACLS, Tendon, Laceration, Chest Pain
Expertise: - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine - Current practice: full time Emergency Medicine at a suburban, community-based. Level 2 Trauma Center in San Diego, CA - Current position: Chief-of-Staff Elect of the hospital Medical Staff - Current position: Chair of the hospitals Foundation Board of Directors - Current position: Emergency Department ECMO Director - Current hospital board positions: 1. Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors (Chair) 2. Sharp Healthcare Board of Directors - Current committee positions: 1. Medical Executive Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital Medical Staff 2. Sharp Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Committee 3. Sharp Healthcare Information Technology Committee 4. Sharp Geriatric Steering Committee 5. Emergency Department Supervisory Committe...

Peter C Benson, MD

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

Arash Bereliani, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C. UCLA School of Medicine and Cedars Sinai Hospital Medical Center

Beverly Hills, California
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Aortic aneurysm, Heart failure, arrhythmia, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology, high blood pressure, HTN, stroke, CVA, embolism, Atrial fibrillation, sudden death
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Member, Center of Excellence, Cedars-Sinai Hospital Medical Center Medical Director, Beverly Hills Institute of Cardiology and Preventive Medicine BOOK AUTHOR: "Heart Attack, Will It Happen To Me?", Published in 2019, Celebrity Press. Fellow, American College of Cardiology, Member, American Heart Association Member, American Society of Preventive Cardiology, Member, American College of Physicians Member, American Medical Association. Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

California
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Barry M. Czeisler, MD, MS, MHPE, FAAN NeuroStat Consulting LLC

Los Angeles, California
Neurology, Critical Care Medicine - neurocritical care, stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, encephalopathy, status epilepticus, neurotoxicology, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenic crisis, meningitis, encephalitis
I am a neurointensivist in active clinical practice at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA and am board-certified in both Neurocritical Care and Adult Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and also in Neurocritical Care through the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. In my practice I provide comprehensive neurological and critical care services to patients with acute brain, spinal cord, and/or nerve injury, and have extensive experience in the management of disorders such as acute ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, hypoxic-ischemic (anoxic) brain injury, encephalopathy, status epilepticus, neurotoxicology, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenic crisis, meningitis, encephalitis, and perioperative complications of neurosurgical procedures. I completed my undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis and graduated...

Neil Doherty, MD Citrus Valley Cardiology

Glendora, California
Cardiovascular Disease - nuclear cardiology, pacemakers & defibrillators, cardiac catheterization, stents, endocarditis, stroke, chest pain, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolus, aortic dissection, atrial fibrillation, anti-coagulation, platelet inhibitors, lipids, cholesterol, hypertension, ICDs, morbidity & mortality.

Kevin J. Donaghy, MD

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Abdominal Pain, Airway Management, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Ischemic Bowel, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, PA/Midlevel Supervision
I am a residency trained emergency physician and am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I have practiced emergency medicine for 19 years in community Emergency Departments.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. Verdugo Psychological Associates

La Crescenta, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Dementia, Personal Injury, IME/ AME, Worker's Compensation, Civil Competency (Testamentary Capacity, Contractual Capacity, Undue Influence, Conservatorship), Criminal Competency, Fitness for Duty, Violence Risk Assessment.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology and neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. I specialize in providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for various conditions including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, complications from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussions, learning disabilities, ADHD, and PTSD. I am appointed to the Juvenile Court Expert Witness and Competency Panel and Adult Criminal Court Expert Witness Panel in Los Angeles. I regularly conduct psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for attorneys and the court for criminal proceedings for mental health diversion and mitigation, violence risk, and competency to stand trial. I also specialize in forensic psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for immigration hearings, civil and criminal competency,...

Saman Hazany, MD Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging Specialist

Santa Monica , California
Radiology, Neuroradiology - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology Expert, Neuroradiologist, Neuroimaging, TBI, SCI, CVA, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizure, Brain Tumor, Birth Trauma.
Award-winning, Harvard trained neuroradiologist and concussion/traumatic brain injury (TBI) imaging expert in active clinical practice at major academic centers (Greater Los Angeles VA,UCLA, and USC). Focus on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in concussion/mild TBI. Board and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in radiology and neuroradiology. Extensive experience in care of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, epilepsy, and brain tumor. 14+ years experience. Extensive teaching and research leadership experience at USC (2012- present) and UCLA (2019- present). Former Radiology department Chair and Director of Neuroradiology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (2012-2018). CEO and chief neuroradiology expert witness at Neuro Experts, LLC (2018-present), contributing to clinical care and medicolegal issues of numerous patients with neurological disorders. Frequent presenter and invited lecturer in neuroradiology and traumatic brain ...

Lars Hungerford, Ph.D., ABPP-CN Advanced Neuropsychology

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Medical-Legal Evaluation, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Personal Injury, Dementia, Depression, Substance Abuse, Neuropsychological Assessment, Malingering.
Dr. Lars Hungerford was board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2012 and has over 18 years of experience. He is considered a subject matter expert on traumatic brain injury and has extensive experience evaluating patients with brain injuries ranging in severity from mild to severe. He has given numerous invited lectures to national and international audiences on topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, post-concussive syndrome, mild traumatic brain injury, and posttraumatic stress disorder and has been routinely praised for his ability to present complex information in interesting and accessible ways. Dr. Hungerford has worked in various settings (e.g. inpatient hospitals, outpatient hospitals, psychiatric inpatient hospitals, military treatment facilities, and private practice) and is engaged in research, education, and clinical work related to brain injury and associated conditions. He dedicates part of his prac...

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

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, Emergency Department Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Emergency Department Standards of Care.
Carol Ingalls is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. She has 35+ years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing in various Emergency Department settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is a clinical preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, nursing students, and newly hired employees. Other areas of expertise include excellent communication skills and effectively interpreting and conveying complex issues. Additionally, she is detail-oriented, dependable, and a problem-solver. She has a thorough knowledge of Emergency Department Nursing Standards of Care and holds current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC.

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 8 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of rehabilitation, disability, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

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

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Stroke, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Advanced Airway Management, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergencies, DKA, Closed Head Injury, COVID-19, Procedural Sedation, ED/Hospital Operations, Medical Education.
Dr. Kohler is a residency trained, board certified emergency physician currently in his 24th year of clinical practice at a high volume, high acuity tertiary care medical center in San Diego, CA. He was appointed and has served as both Assistant Chief and Chief of his emergency department as well as serving as the hospital Emergency Management Chair and ED delegate to the hospital Bioethics Committee. After many years of reviewing cases for the Emergency Department, Hospital Peer Review and Quality Improvement committees, he was appointed as founding core faculty to establish an Emergency Medicine Residency Program at his medical center. Among other duties, he was tasked with creating the Quality Improvement, Patient Satisfaction and Risk Management curricula for the residency program, which included a novel collaboration with University of San Diego School of Law to integrate medical malpractice didactics between emergency medicine residents and law students. He is listed as an exp...

Sujin Lee, MD

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab - spinal cord injury medicine, stroke, brain injury, polytrauma, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, disability.
Sujin Lee, M.D. is a double board-certified physician in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) with expertise in non-traumatic/traumatic spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions such as stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida. Dr. Lee completed a PMR residency and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine fellowship at University of California, Irvine. In addition, she completed a Polytrauma clinical research fellowship, and has been involved in clinical research studying functional recovery in individuals with SCI. Dr. Lee is an expert in analyzing the impact of disability from neurological conditions and related complications. She is currently in clinical practice at academic affiliated hospitals, and is an active member of national organizations offering education to trainees and physicians in the community.

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He currently holds positions in the following hospital and County committees: Chest Pain Task Force, STEMI, Pre-hospi...

Mark S. Louden, MD, FAAEM, FACEP Mark Louden, MD

Fullerton, California
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - stroke, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, wound, airway emergency, resuscitation, pneumonia, sepsis, emergency, urgent, flight medicine, covid, cruise ship medicine, certified, internal, abdominal, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, veteran, headache, neurological emergency
Educated and trained at top-rated universities and hospitals, double board-certified in both emergency medicine and internal medicine, and served as a flight surgeon and emergency physician in the United States Air Force. Expertise in emergency medicine from clinical experience at every level of emergency care, ranging from high-acuity academic level-one trauma centers, STEMI and comprehensive stroke centers, to smaller community and even rural hospitals. In addition to clinical practice, years of experience in administrative roles and faculty positions at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Miami School of Medicine have also contributed to a broad view of the practice of emergency medicine. This knowledge has also been applied in the medical-legal sphere; serving as an expert witness, logging numerous hours of experience reviewing case material and participating in deposition and trial work.

Kathryn Maxwell, M.D.

San Diego, California
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent Care, Back Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT/PE, Pneumonia, COVID, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, GI Bleed, Kidney Infection, Fractures, Abscess, Cellulitis, Animal Bites, Opioid Prescribing, Medication Interactions, NP and PA Supervision, Telemedicine
As an award-winning Urgent Care Medicine and Family Medicine clinician, Dr. Maxwell has been practicing for 20 years, primarily in community medicine. She treats patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and educates patients to pursue and obtain their best health. She is well-versed in recognizing appropriate level of care, patient presentations that require a higher level of care, and potential missed diagnoses. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Board Certified, Family Medicine. Call Dr. Maxwell at 858 395 9854 to discuss your case.

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

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, critical medications, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, DME, exam
CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Bilingual English/Spanish ACLS BLS PALS TNCC (trauma certification) NIHSS (stroke scale) MAB (management of assaultive behavior) Publication: "Legal Nurse Consultant Role in Independent Medical Examination," The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, December 2021.

Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence, and is...

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert, Med Spa
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Experienced in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine, medical spa ownership, medical spa medical director, cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, neurotoxins, body contouring procedures, vaginal laser treatments. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony o...

Cynthia Pfeiffer, MD Cynthia Pfeiffer MD INC

Studio City , California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Trauma, Pediatric Emergencies, Stroke, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Concussion, Head injury, Ectopic Pregnancy, Testicular Torsion, DVT, Procedural Sedation, Aortic Dissection.
Board certified emergency room physician with over ten years experience in full time clinical practice. Has work experience at level 1 trauma center, STEMI, comprehensive stroke centers, smaller community and rural hospitals. Licensed in California. ATLS, ACLS, PALS certified. Completed several SEAK expert witness training courses. Highly experienced in the field of sports medicine and concussions serving as team trauma physician for the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team and ringside physician for mixed martial arts combat sports. Knowledge and dedication have earned an outstanding reputation in her field recognized as physician of the year from her medical group in 2016 with multiple commendations for quality of care.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Karen K. Quirk, M.D. Forensic MED Experts

Calabasas, California
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Stroke, Amputation, Gangrene, Arterial Embolism, Dialysis Access, Leg/Arm Edema, Varicose Veins, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Claudication, Leg Ulcer, Aortic Aneurysm
Dr. Karen Kim Quirk, M.D. is Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery. She earned her under-graduate degree from University of California at Berkley in 1998, where she was awarded a UC Regents Scholarship. Dr. Quirk earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at University of California at San Diego. Dr. Quirk is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Western University of Health Sciences and an attending staff at Community Memorial Hospital. Dr. Quirk has presented clinical papers at several meetings of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Western Vascular Society and has authored and co-authored more than fifteen research papers and abstracts.

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

California
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Jeff Victoroff, M.D. University of Southern California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Neurology - Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, concussion, stroke, epilepsy, PTSD, dementia, competency to stand trial, testamentary capacity, criminal, homicide
Dr. Victoroff is a Harvard trained, triple board certified neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and psychiatrist. He serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and the principal author and editor of Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He was selected by the Surgeon General to be one of the founding neurologists of the NFL Neurologic Care Program. Dr. Victoroff has served as an expert witness for 25 years, testifying in 45 depositions and 19 trials. He has been qualified by Municipal, State, and Federal courts to testify in all aspects of neurology and psychiatry. His subspecialty expertise is in traumatic brain injury, although he has also testified in cases of dementia, stroke, epilepsy, neurorehabilitation, PTSD, aggression and violence, testamentary capacity, competence to stand trial, undue in...

Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Medical Director of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 14+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the Medical Director of the ER, the Chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system'...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Shawn Zardouz Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Ana, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Nerve Damage, Neuropathy, Seizures, Epilepsy, Dementia, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Palliative Care, Standard of Care, Whiplash, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Vertigo, Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Brain Tumor
Dr. Shawn Zardouz is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology. He began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. Dr. Zardouz completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then went on to complete his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Zardouz has been published in many peer reviewed journals and has presented his findings at several conferences at the national and international levels.

Yolanda Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, CLNC Colorado Care Consultants

Lakewood, Colorado
Nurse, Emergency Medicine - Consulting, Nurse, Emergency Department, Triage, Hospital care, EMTALA, Health Care, stroke, Cardiac, Medical Record, medical malpractice, pediatric and adult
Emergency Department RN for 30+ years. Knowledgeable about all aspects of Hospital Care and Standards of Care for Physicians, Nurses and ancillary personnel. Clinically active in emergency Department care for 30+ years for infants, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics; Trauma, Cardiac, Neurology, Surgical, EMTALA and general Emergency Care. Able to review charts for merit, do chronologies, research medical care, document Independent Medical Exams, and more. Experienced in Depositions and Trials. Conscientious and detail-oriented. My cases - depositions - trials have included care related to strokes, cardiac, triage, pediatrics, meningitis, sepsis, sub arachnoid hemorrhage, abdominal aortic aneurysm, falls, motor vehicle or motorcycle accidents, wounds and bandaging, wrongful death, missed diagnosis, failure of RN to report to MD regarding patient condition, medication errors, EMTALA, nursing errors plus more, with more than 115 case reviews, more than 15 depositions and 2 tria...

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Robert Leach, RN, MSN, ENP RL Consulting

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - MI, heart attack, CVA, stroke, CHF, congestive heart failure, PE, pulmonary embolus, pneumo/hemothorax, sepsis, epiglottitis, DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis, appendicitis, acute abdomen, GI bleed, traumatic brain injury, trauma, cervical spine injury, orthopedic injury, flight nursing, rural medicine
Emergency nurse practitioner. Experience in rural, community, and urban emergency/trauma centers as well as in urgent care settings. Rural experience includes being sole provider on site. Experienced flight nurse. Significant teaching and leadership experience. Contributing author to Mosby’s ENP Certification Exam Review Book. Former Nurse of the Year, Texas Nurses Association. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Experienced expert witness.

Steven H Spillers, MD Colorado Center for Neuroscience

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring, EEG, Epilepsy, Seizures, Clinical Neurophysiology, Evoked Potentials, Sleep, ICU-EEG, Video-EEG for Epilepsy, Stroke
Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN). Licensed in 27 States. 20+ Years in practice, 10+ years Intraoperative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) of spine, brain, and carotid surgery. EEG, ICU-EEG, Video-EEG monitoring for Epilepsy, Evoked Potentials, Sleep

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.

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, Post cardiac cath lab, pressure injury,
Forty (42) two 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, and 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 patient's post-op brain & spine, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thoracic,...

Michelle M. Boudreau, DO

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Outpatient, Inpatient, Neurohospitalist, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Neurophysiology, Stroke, EEG, EMG, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Headaches, Migraine, Neuropathy, Tremor, Seizures, Spinal injuries, Back Injuries, Neck injuries, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Epilepsy, CO poisoning, Parkinson
Board Certified Neurologist in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained in Clinical Neurophysiology. Experience in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Former Chief of Neurology at Hartford Healthcare/Windham Hospital. Completed multiple SEAK Expert Witness Training Courses. Experienced file reviewer and medical legal examiner.

Robert G Schneider, MD JD

Westport, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Heart Attack, Emergency Room, Stroke, Chest Pain, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Lung Disease, Taser, Nursing Homes, Expert Witness Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Opioids
Additional Information..... • Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases; for Defendant: finding the flaw in Plaintiff's case. • Medical expert witness decades, over 300 cases reviewed, deposed 35-40 times, trial testimony 15-20 times. • Medical Malpractice. Personal Injury, Taser injury/death. Geriatrics, Nursing Homes, Underserved Populations. • Cited by CT Supreme Court as "a credible witness" in case of Blanchette v. Barrett 229 Conn. 256 (1994) • As attorney settled $1,000,000+ med mal case. • Board Certified in Internal Medicine. • Decades of practice Internal Medicine, subspecialty Clinical Cardiovascular Disease. • Teaching experience: Speaker at annual hospital house staff seminar on medical malpractice. Moderator at 2 day CT Bar Association seminar: Medicine for Lawyers. Clinical teaching house staff rounds in ICU and CCU. Taught CLE course for Rhode Island Bar A...

Brian P. Betensky, MD, FACC, FHRS

Sarasota, Florida
Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease - arrhythmia, catheter ablation, sudden cardiac death, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, cardiac resynchronization therapy, atrial fibrillation, stroke, syncope, palpitations, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, channelopathy
I am an Ivy league-trained, ABIM board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist from Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. I am also ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, also graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. I have been actively practicing in Sarasota since electrophysiology fellowship for almost 7 years and perform >600 procedures per year. I am considered a leader in the region by many and perform educational duties for Internal Medicine residents from FSU and have served as a site-PI for several national research trials. Here is a website link to my practice: https://www.heartspecialistsofsarasota.com/our-providers/

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

Douglas Dillon

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

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

Joshua B Helman, MD

Wesley Chapel, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Wound Care - Emergency Medicine, Laceration, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care, Emergency Room, Wound Care, Cellulitis, Abscess, Stroke, Causation, ER, Standard of Care
Dr. Helman is board certified (ABEM) in Emergency Medicine with his MD from Harvard Medical School. He is Emergency Medicine residency trained at Detroit Receiving Hospital and completed a fellowship in plastic surgery. Dr. Helman holds a Masters Degree in Biochemistry from Kings College, Cambridge (UK) and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry from Harvard College. He has attended the SEAK Conferences on How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice and How to be an Effective Medical Expert Witness. Dr Joshua Helman has over 20 years of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine, specializing in the areas of Emergency Medicine, urgent care medicine, emergency room medicine, wound care and extensive locum tenens experience. Dr. Helman has active medical licenses in 14 states: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. Expert Witness experience includes Medic...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Brenda Jacobsen, BSN, BS, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Intubation, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Heart Failure/CHF, Abdominal Pain, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, EHR, COVID19
I am a former RN who wanted to learn more and be able to do more for her patients. I subsequently went back to college for my medical education. I am an osteopathic physician who does osteopathic manipulation. I did my residency through the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System. I am dually board certified in Osteopathic Internal Medicine (AOBIM) and Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). I am a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI) and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). I have extensive experience traveling and I have worked in a variety of locations including many rural and underserved areas as well as in community hospitals and tertiary centers. I have extensive experience with the healthcare system as it relates to doctors, residents, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care from the ED to the ICU. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia (Guam would need to be reactivated).

Kenneth G. Kalassian, MD, FCCP

Tampa, Florida
Critical Care Medicine - Critical care medicine, cardiac arrest, stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cardiogenic shock, ECMO, respiratory failure, pneumonia, COVID - 19, multiorgan failure, septic shock, pulmonary embolism.
Dr. Kalassian is quadruple board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care Medicine (ABMS and UCNS), Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine. He completed all of his medical training at Stanford University, including medical school, internship, residency and fellowships in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kalassian has practiced medicine for more than 25 years. He has practiced in academic medicine with faculty appointments at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Emory University, as well as in private practice and community hospital settings. Services Dr. Kalassian provides include: -Survey of case for merit -Medical chart review and analysis -Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination -Medical literature search -Expert witness testimony

Roman Kesler, DO, CLCP Medical Center Clinic

Pensacola, Florida
Life Care Planning, Neurology - Life Care Plan, TBI, Stroke, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders
Dr. Kesler has more than 20 years of clinical practice experience in neurological disorders from soft tissue injuries to catastrophic neurological conditions. In addition to clinical experience, Dr. Kesler has experience with worker’s compensation, disability file reviews, IME and expert opinion. Dr. Kesler is an ICHCC Certified Life Care Planner and Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Sleep Medicine. Comprehensive LCPs and IMEs are formulated using evidence based medicine in conjunction with extensive clinical experience to provide solid foundation for any case, plaintiff or defense.

Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD, ABPP Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Broward / Palm Beach / Dade County, Florida
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prenatal and Birth Injuries, teratogenic, hypoxic, in-utero stroke, Developmental Disorders, Autism, ADHD, LD, Childhood Dementia & Memory Disorders, Near Drowning, Biomechanical Mechanisms of Damage
Double-boarded in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am also a certified as a Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. I have been employed by Nicklaus Children's Hospital for the past 14 years, where I work very closely with neurology and neurosurgical colleagues. Formerly known as "Miami Children's Hospital", we are the largest dedicated pediatric hospital in the state. While clinical cases may range from frank acquired brain injury to more subtle gestational or birth injuries, almost all of my referrals have a very complex medical and psychiatric presentations, typically with multiple underlying etiologies. My training and prior healthcare experience spans from infancy to geriatrics, but my true expertise and passion is helping children and families from infancy through young adulthood. My expert witness practice is dedicated to medico-legal services for both plaintiff and ...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Florida
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Lauren L Lerner, MD

Plantation, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, chronic pain, multiple trauma, catastrophic injury, musculoskeletal disorders, telehealth Independent Medical Examinations (IME/CME), medical records review and analysis, future needs for life care planning, vocational capacity, disability.
Dr. Lerner is a physician licensed in Florida and Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and her residency at Tufts New England Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She served 4 years in the US Air Force. Dr. Lerner has 35+ years of clinical experience including busy inpatient and outpatient settings. She served for many years as the Medical Director for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke Programs providing the full continuum of care from acute to long term follow up, and from mild to catastrophic injuries. Dr. Lerner has also treated patients with amputation, musculoskeletal disorders, chronic pain, multiple trauma, neuropathy, arthritis, MS, and many other conditions that may cause a functional limitation or restriction. Over the years, she has provided assistance on numerous legal cases and insurance disability determinations. She analyzes medical records in d...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

John F Norris, M.D. Cardiac Rhythm Expert Consulting

Clearwater, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Sudden Death, Coumadin, Eliquis, Pradaxa, Warfarin, Xarelto, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Norris is a multiply board certified cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist who trained under Douglas P. Zipes, MD, at Indiana University School of Medicine. He has practiced cardiac electrophysiology for more than 20 years in Clearwater, FL and has specialized in the treatment of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention. Dr. Norris has lectured extensively in Florida and as far away as Macedonia on the utilization of catheter ablation, device therapy and newer medications for the management of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Norris is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society and spends most of his time in clinical practice as the head of Pinellas Arrhythmia Associates, PA. He has been extensively involved in the American Heart Association “Get With the Guidelines-Atrial Fibrillation” initiative and offers complete medical-legal consulting services including comprehensive medical summary reporting, standard of care reporting and expert witness...

Hal S Pineless, DO, FACN, FAAN NeuroCare Institute of Central Florida

Winter Park, Florida
Neurology - Independent Medical Exams, Medical Records Reviews, Legal Medicine, Stroke, Epilepsy, Dementia, Falls, Osteopathic Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck & Back Pain, Concussions and head injuries
Board Certified - American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry Dr. Pineless has served our community at both the state and local levels. He was President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012-2013. He was FOMA District President for Central Florida prior to his state presidency. Dr. Pineless is currently a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association Medical Sports Advisory Committee. He served as Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital East Orlando for many years. Dr. Pineless was honored as Physician of the Year on multiple occasions by the hospital. He was on the Florida Hospital Board of Trustees for 4 years. He was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurologists and Psychiatrists and Fellow in the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Pineless served as medical director for NeuLife Rehabilitation in Mt. Dora, FL from 2014-2017. Dr. Pineless was named as one of Orlando Magazine’s Top Doctors on numerous o...

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

Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 9 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students and residents. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Experience as an expert witness: o Retained in 19 cases since May of 2...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Nasser Razack, MD, JD Neurointerventional Associates, PA

St. Petersburg, Florida
Neuroradiology, Radiology - Neurointervention, Neurointerventional radiology, Neurointerventional surgery, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, endovascular neurosurgery, vascular neurology, radiology, interventional radiology, brain aneurysm, stroke, mechanical thrombectomy, carotid stent, carotid dissection.
JD degree CAST certification Board certified in diagnostic radiology CAQ certified for diagnostic neuroradiology Neurointerventional surgery, neuroradiology and radiology. Medical Doctor, State University of New York at Buffalo; Board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology, North Shore University, Fellowship trained in both Diagnostic and Neurointerventional Neuroradiology at the University of Virginia, Juris Doctor, Stetson University

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff & defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, product liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment, and case analysis, research and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Gainesville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Jonathon Allen, MD, FACEP

Atlanta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy,Trauma
Residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency physician at a Level 2 Trauma Center in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with prior experience as a regional medical director for a multi-state emergency medicine contract management company. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified. Licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. Extensive experience with EMS, tactical/operational medicine, occupational medicine, government contracting, bedside diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, and flight medicine. Former flight surgeon in the Tennessee Air National Guard. Skilled in use of video laryngoscopy devices and difficult emergency airway management.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Georgia
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Tifton, Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Dementia, Delirium. Primary Care, Stroke, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure, Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management
I am a full time Hospitalist at a large metropolitan hospital in Atlanta Georgia for the last 16 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Ovi V. Inamullah, MD

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Hospitalist - Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine
I am an award-winning well-published neurologist who completed his training in neurology and vascular neurology at Duke University Hospital. I am currently a practicing vascular neuro-hospitalist for Wellstar Health system in Atlanta. During my practice, I manage patients with acute neurological emergencies including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injury, migraine, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. I used evidence based medicine and guidelines to help guide my medical care and opinions.

Gregory E. Jones, MD

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

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

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Thoracic Aortic Dissection (TAD), Hospital Standard of Care
Practicing Emergency Department Physician. Trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced physician executive, with over 30 years of practical experience. Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute, former Medical Director for Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health, and current Chief Medical Officer of Proactive MD, which operates clinics for large employers. Frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. Extensive chart review experience focused on quality and adverse events. Special clinical interest in Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolytics in an Acute Stroke. Serve as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states. Primary responsibility is to review medical records to see whether they meet the Standard of Care. Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, and American College...

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

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 9 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students and residents. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Experience as an expert witness: o Retained in 19 cases since May of 2...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Hawaii
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Julia D. Parker, RN-BC, PhD Julia Parker Consulting, PLLC

Moscow, Idaho
Legal Nurse Consulting, Geriatrics - Alzheimers, Memory Care, Dementia, Assisted Living, Lewi-Body dementia, Long-term care, Stroke, Falls, Abuse, Neglect

Brian J. Anseeuw, MS, DC, MD

Moline, Illinois
Neurology, Chiropractic - Whiplash, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, Stroke, Manipulation induced stroke, Work Comp, Peripheral Nerve Injury
Board Certified Medical Neurologist and Chiropractor Dr Brian J. Anseeuw is one of only a very few who holds duel degrees, a Board Certified Medical Neurologist’s who also is a Chiropractor. His 20 plus years of experience in clinical practice, and as a Neuro-Hospitalist treating thousands of stroke patients, including several Vertebral Artery Dissections (VAD) as a result of cervical manipulative therapy makes him a leading expert in this subject. Dr Anseeuw has been an expert witness in several Chiropractic malpractice cases pertaining to vertebral artery dissection from cervical manipulative therapy. Education; Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville KY, Department of Neurology, Residency in Neurology and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. Certificate in Chiropractic Orthopedics from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Los Angeles, CA.

Vibhav K Bansal, MD, JD Univeristy of Illinois College of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology, Neurological Surgery - Stroke, Vascular, Carotid Stenosis, cerebral aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, AVM, fistula, thrombectomy, neurocritical care, interventional neurology, neuroradiology, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, endovascular neurosurgery, vascular surgery, Brain Aneurysm
Dr. Bansal is a quadruple board-certified (Neuro-Endovascular Surgery, Neuro-Critical Care, Vascular Neurology, Neurology) physician. His specializations include Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology (Neuro-Endovascular Surgery), Stroke/Vascular Neurology, Neuro-Critical Care and General Neurology. He serves as the Director of Neurosciences and System-Wide Stroke Director for multiple Stroke Centers including a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Primary Stroke Center. Dr. Bansal is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Bansal is the Principal Investigator for multiple NIH trials related to Stroke and Neuro-Endovascular Surgery and he has authored multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. In addition to his medical expertise, Dr. Bansal has a JD with emphasis in Healthcare. Given Dr. Bansal's unique credentials, he has provided his expertise for multiple cases reviews, malpractice suits and criminal cases.

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Illinois
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Surendra M. Gulati, MD Amita Health

Oak Brook, Illinois
Neurology - General Neurology, Headaches, Stroke, Dementias, Neuropathy, Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Low Back Pain, Muscle Weakness

Ronald Himmelman, MD

Glencoe, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Stroke, sepsis, myocardial infarction, infections, trauma, medication side effects, drug testing, alcohol issues, intoxication, prison and jail medicine
I am Board-Certified in Internal Medicine as well, yet have exclusively practiced Emergency Medicine for the past 35 years, first in a county hospital setting, followed by working in a few private hospitals, where I practice presently. I am Board -Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1988 and have been recertified every 10 years since then, with the latest coming just two months ago. In addition, I have been Board-Certified in Medical Toxicology.

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

E. Andy Akan, MD Akan Neurological Experts

Dyer, Indiana
Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, opioid, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, RSD, meningitis, CNS tumors
Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 14 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. I am currently serving as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. I also serve as medical director for quality in a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I have 3 years experience admitting patients into acute rehabilitation and have followed patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. I currently read and interpret both EEG and EMG testing. I have a 10 year history as an expert physician speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies. I have experience testifying in both depositions and jury trial. I am available to work for plaintiff or defense counsel. I am also available to work nationally and willing to travel. I am available via cell phone (773) 742-3974 or email [email protected] I will respond and produc...

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Merrillville, Indiana
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

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

Pineville, Louisiana
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine PA, Urgent Care, APP, MLP, Mid-level Provider, Heart Atttack, CVA, Stroke, Heart Attack, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Kidney Stone, Sepsis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, laceration, fracture, dehydration, acute kidney injury, appendicitis
A 20 year Army Veteran, I have worked as a Physician Assistant in both Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care for 25+ years. I am a proud 1997 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the U.S. Army PA Program where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. I later obtained my Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. I am a retired Major from the Louisiana Army National Guard and have deployed overseas on two occasions. I last served as Deputy State Surgeon in charge of medical readiness for Louisiana troops. I currently split my time between working in a fast-paced emergency department and a high-acuity urgent care clinic in the central Louisiana area.

Tashfin S Huq, MD, RPNI Cerebral MedConsulting, LLC

Metairie, Louisiana
Neurology - Neurology, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Headache, Migraine, Vertigo, Dizziness, Anoxic Brain Injury, Seizures, Status Epilepticus, Delirium, Encephalopathy, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Neuropathy, Medical Malpractice, Causation, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Disease
Board-certified neurologist in active clinical practice specializing in General Neurology, Vascular Neurology and Neuroimaging. Stroke Medical Director. Certified in neuroimaging. Princeton, Tulane and Cornell-educated. Invited speaker. Adjunct Assistant Professor – Tulane University School of Medicine.

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Shrevepot, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

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

Kevin W Chin, MD

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

Edward D. Greenberg, MD

Washington DC Metro area: DC, Virginia, Maryland
Neuroradiology, Interventional & Vascular Radiology - Interventional Neuroradiology, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Neurointerventional Surgery, Interventional Neurology, Brain Aneurysm, Stroke, Neuroradiology
I have extensive experience in both Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology. I completed all my medical training at one of the best institutions in the world: New York-Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medicine. Such training includes Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, and Interventional Neuroradiology / NeuroEndovascular Surgery. On the diagnostic side, I am board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology by the American Board of Radiology. Throughout my training and in the years that I have been in practice, I have interpreted thousands of MRI’s and CT’s of the brain and spine. I am extremely comfortable with all facets of Neuroradiology including advanced MRI and CT techniques. On the Neurointerventional Radiology / NeuroEndovascular Surgery side, I have performed thousands of NeuroEndovascular procedures, such as acute stroke treatments, brain aneurysm treatments, brain arteriovenous malformation treatments, spinal embolizat...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, Medicare fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has treated over 60,000- patients in rural, trauma, urban and academic emergency departments. He has over 10 years of experience as a hospital executive and expert witness. He has also consulted for healthcare systems and international companies on hospital safety, compliance, and regulatory standards. He has expertise in the following areas: Airway Emergencies Cardiac Arrest Cardiovascular Disease (myocardial infarction, aortic dissection) Drug Overdose Pulmonary Embolism Cerebrovascular Disease (stroke, aneurysms, brain hemorrhage Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Sepsis Surgical Emergencies Automobile Injuries Mental Health Trauma Digital Health Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

Rebecca L. Smith, MD

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

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...

Chris McGraw, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Epilepsy,Genetics,Anti-epileptic drugs,Harvard,dementia,stroke,traumatic brain injury,TBI,headache,migraine,post-concussion syndrome,seizures,epilepsy,DEE,status epilepticus,NORSE,FIRES,HIE,EEG,autoimmune,NMDAR,side-effects,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Dr. Chris McGraw MD, PhD is a physician-scientist with board certification in Neurology and Epilepsy, with active medical license in Massachusetts. He is currently faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Neurology Department and the Adult Epilepsy Service, and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School (HMS). He is also affiliated with the Epilepsy Genetics Program at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). Dr. McGraw's research group involves basic and clinical research to understand the molecular pathways underlying seizure susceptibility in rare and common epilepsies and to identify novel therapies through genetic / pharmacological screening and functional validation of findings from human genetics. Dr. McGraw completed a combined MSTP MD/PhD program at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) with a PhD in Developmental Biology under Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD in 2012 before completing his MD in 2014. He completed residency in Adult Neurology at University of California San Francisc...

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure,Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 150 medico-legal case reviews, 22 depositions and 3 trial testimonies. Over 34 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at Brown Medical School. former Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 1993-2021. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 28 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.

Gary L. Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pain Medicine/Management, Clinical Neurophysiology, Acupuncturist, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, low back pain, headache, migraine, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, seizures, obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, EEG, EMG.
Gary Stanton, M.D. graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He has been in continuous practice as a neurologist since completing a neurology residency and EMG fellowship at Boston University in 1983. He is board certified in neurology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, clinical neurophysiology (EMG, EEG), and medical acupuncture. His expert witness practice includes independent medical examinations, review of medical records, and testimony by deposition and at trial. His neurology, pain medicine, and sleep medicine practice includes the possibility of treatment with medical and auricular acupuncture. He has trained in acupuncture at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and at the University of Paris XIII Faculty of Medicine. He has lectured on acupuncture extensively in the United States and internationally. He has published articles on acupuncture in medical journals.

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he ...

Algis Baliunas, M.D. FAAEM

Saint Joseph, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Malpractice, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolus, Stroke, TPA, Airway Management, Trauma, Intubation, Orthopedics, COVID-19, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Critical Care
Dr. Baliunas is a board certified Emergency Physician who completed residency training at a busy Level I trauma center at an academic hospital. • He has acquired over 15 years of experience in emergency medicine in multiple practice settings. This includes clinical practice and teaching residents as an attending physician at a Level I trauma center, extensive experience practicing at a community Level II trauma center as well as multiple smaller community hospitals, including a small critical access hospital. His experience also includes supervision of medical students as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. This has allowed him to have perspectives on appropriate practice in each of these settings in multiple states. • HIs medical legal experience includes expert witness case analysis for both plaintiff and defense, case review as a medical malpractice panelist for the Indiana Department of Insurance as well as experience as an expert witness in sexual ass...

Brian Berman, MD Children's Hospital of Michigan

Birmingham , Michigan
Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Pediatrics - anemia, sickle cell anemia, bleeding disorders, thrombosis, clotting disorders, thrombocytopenia, stroke, neonatal hemorrhage, coagulation disorders, bone marrow failure, thalassemia, newborn screening, pulmonary embolus, newborn jaundice, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
I am a pediatric hematologist with decades of experience at two prominent children's hospitals. Fellowship training at Yale University. Currently in active practice and engaged in a variety of leadership responsibilities (Professor of Pediatrics at medical school). Former Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics at respected Midwestern medical school. Extensive CV (clinical research, administration and education). Experience in case reviews, depositions and testimony.I review cases with a sense integrity and "fair play". I passionately advocate when I believe that the position of the defense or plaintiff is justified and supportable. I have practiced for many years, in parallel to my hematology practice, as a hospital based physician seeing general pediatric patients referred to a tertiary children's hospital for evaluation and care. Hence, I am available to review complex cases across the spectrum of pediatric medicine. I am also available to review cases involving adults whose medical issues...

Ayman Founas, DO, FACP, FHM

Dearborn, Michigan
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Standard of care, Pneumonia, congestive heart failure, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, gastrointestinal bleed, stroke, renal failure, coronary artery disease, covid-19, diabetes, electrolyte abnormalities, respiratory failure, heart attack, fall, cardiopulmonary arrest, cellulitis
I am a board-certified internal medicine physician and have been practicing as a full-time hospitalist for over 6 years. I am active in my hospital and medical group's peer review committee. I have experience in reviewing cases for an independent peer review organization. I also serve in my hospital's resuscitation advisory committee which reviews policies and procedures related to in hospital cardiac and respiratory arrests. I am a fellow in Hospital Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,

Eric Perry, DO, FCCA ASG PC

Franklin, Michigan
Anesthesiology - ASC, GI, IVF, Aspiration, arrythmia, hypotension, arrest, heart attack, vocal cords, pneumonia, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, code, obstructive sleep apnea, dvt PE, drug error, narcotics, postioning, ventilation
I am a board certified Anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience. I completed my residency at the University of Chicago, and am fellowship trained in anesthesia for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. After practicing in a large hospital, I started my own business/practice providing anesthesia services to outpatient surgery centers located throughout Michigan. In addition to my practice, I became a surveyor for AAAHC so that I could act as a consultant on standards of care and certification requirements at the centers I worked at. I also was an ACLS/BLS instructor, and gave lectures on Malignant Hyperthermia.

Brian Woodruff, MD

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, cerebral palsy, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, seizures, life expectancy, medical necessity, timing of injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussions, headaches, intracranial hemorrhage, epilepsy, head trauma, developmental delay
Board-certified pediatric neurologist in active clinical practice. Michigan and Wisconsin trained. Award-winning teacher. Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine school faculty. Extensive expert witness experience – testified in over 100 cases.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Minnesota
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Jason B. Garlie, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS Garlie Medical Consulting

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease - pacemaker, implantable-cardioverter defibrillator, cardiac resynchronization therapy, heart block, cardiac catheter ablation, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, fistula, anticoagulation, stroke, ventricular tachycardia, sudden cardiac death
Dr. Garlie is an actively practicing Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist within a community hospital in suburban Minneapolis. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Internal Medicine. He was trained at the Krannert Institute of Cardiology under John Miller, MD at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Garlie is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society. His practice includes implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as advanced cardiac catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions, and ventricular tachycardia.

Steven D Lockman, MD Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Institute

Plymouth, Minnesota
Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Mild TBI, mTBI, Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Sports Injury, Anoxic Brain Injury, HIE, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PCS, Nerve Injury, Acute Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Life Care Planning, Independent Medical Examinations, IMEs, Whiplash, MVA
Award-winning brain injury medicine physician in active clinical practice. Triple board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Certified Life Care Planner. Former Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hennepin County Medical Center. 20+ Years of University medical school teaching experience. Experienced Expert Witness & Independent Medical Examiner.

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/life care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

Douglas Dillon

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

Jennifer Holt, OTR/L, CLCP, LCP-C, CLT, CFPS

Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupational Therapy, Life Care Planning - Fall Prevention, Home Safety/Modifications, Durable Medical/Adaptive Equipment, Geriatrics, Dementia, Parkinson's, Stroke, Neurological Injuries, Lymphedema, Spinal Cord Injuries, Head Injuries, Home Health , Auditor/Quality Assurance, Medical Legal Consulting, Cancer Rehabilitation, Catastrophic
As a detailed-oriented, reliable and goal-focused healthcare practitioner, I am equipped with wide-ranging background in the delivery of first-rate Occupational Therapy services. By leveraging the knowledge and skills acquired throughout my 26+ year healthcare career, I have been able to provide medical legal consultation and professional advice in support of court proceedings. It also helped in honing my expertise in catastrophic case management, as well as my ability to deal with critical situations and make sound judgement and decisions. In addition, I am effective at collaborating with both healthcare and non-healthcare professional to ensure patient safety and quality assurance, while addressing their specific needs. I demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills in instituting best practices to ensure high-quality patient care as well as professional advice to others outside of the healthcare field. As a licensed/registered Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) I hold add...

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP Consultants In Medicine

New Providence, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Preoperative Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Ambulatory Medicine, Nursing Home, Surgery, Diabetes, Heart disease, CHF, Stroke
Board certified in Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Arpaia has almost 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing homes. His clinical acumen has both the breath and depth to review clinical cases within his specialties. Dr. Arpaia has reviewed and produced reports in a variety of clinical cases utilizing evidenced based medicine and best practices that have resulted in favorable outcomes for clients. His objective, straight forward and concise reports are clear and provide the information clients seek. Providing expert consultation for attorneys, insurance companies, and third parties, Dr. Arpaia is committed to providing quality service with written reports, expert testimony, and consulting services as needed. Email or simply call to discuss your case, we are eager to help!

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Andrew Williams, MD

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

New Mexico
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Keli R Heskett, MSN, RN, CEN,

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Nursing standards of care, Emergency Room Nurse, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, ED Medical Records Review, ER Triage, ED Triage, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, Travel Nursing, ESI expert
Keli Heskett is non-biased and will work on plaintiff and defense cases. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, International Association of Forensic Nursing, and Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association. She has over 12 years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing and an additional 15 years in healthcare. She has proven herself in various emergency department settings, from rural, critical access facilities to several Level One Trauma Centers specializing in Stroke and Cardiac care. She recently accepted a position as a Nursing Instructor in a Nursing program, instilling her vast knowledge of emergency medicine and critical care in the next generation of nurses. Additionally, she has experience in Flight Nursing, Clinical Informatics, and an additional Bachelor of Science (Clinical Laboratory Sciences). She has recently completed her Master's in Forensic Nursing, all of which will allow her to ev...

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP Consultants In Medicine

New York
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Preoperative Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Ambulatory Medicine, Nursing Home, Surgery, Diabetes, Heart disease, CHF, Stroke
Board certified in Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Arpaia has almost 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing homes. His clinical acumen has both the breath and depth to review clinical cases within his specialties. Dr. Arpaia has reviewed and produced reports in a variety of clinical cases utilizing evidenced based medicine and best practices that have resulted in favorable outcomes for clients. His objective, straight forward and concise reports are clear and provide the information clients seek. Providing expert consultation for attorneys, insurance companies, and third parties, Dr. Arpaia is committed to providing quality service with written reports, expert testimony, and consulting services as needed. Email or simply call to discuss your case, we are eager to help!

Ellen Bondar, MD

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease, oncology
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

New York, New York
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Francisco J Gomez, MD

Albany, New York
Neurology - Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

New York
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

New York
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

Staten Island, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Dev G. Mehta, DO DGM Consultants LLC

New York City, New York
Neurology - Headaches, facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, encephalopathy, spinal cord disorders
Dev G. Mehta, DO is board-certified in neurology and headache medicine and currently on the faculty for Weill Cornell Medical College as an Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Presbyterian – Queens. He completed fellowship training in both multiple sclerosis at the University of Washington and in headache medicine at Mayo Clinic. He has published in multiple internationally known journals. He has an active neurology practice in New York seeing patient in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Dr. Mehta is an expert in neurology, headaches/facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI, mTBI), multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, cognitive impairment, encephalopathy, and spinal cord disorders. Feel free to email me at [email protected]

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10 years experience as a Hospitalist. I have been a Hospitalist Leader for the past 6 years at a Level 1 trauma, academic medical center. Leadership role involves being the Director of a 45 FTE Hospitalist Group, Associate Chief of Internal Medicine and Physician Advisor. Completed Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan) and Categorical Internal Medicine residency from McLaren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan. To advance my leadership skills, I obtained MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and have led my team to be awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Andrew Williams, MD

New Rochelle, New York
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

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

Albany, New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Sepsis, septic shock, heart attack, myocardial infarction, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, fracture management, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide, overdose, allergic reactions, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma care, telemedicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Columbia Medical School Faculty Developed physician assistant and nurse practitioner emergency medicine fellowship. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, quality oversite and training of physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (NP) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily Accessible by phone or email within one day

Shawn K. Acheson, Ph.D. Clinical Neuroscience Services of WNC

Waynesville, North Carolina
Neuropsychology, Psychology - neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, PTSD, malingering, fitness for duty, return to work, return to play, competency, substance abuse, somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, functional neurological disorder.
Dr. Acheson is a Forensic Neuropsychologist in private practice in Asheville, NC. He provides neuropsychological evaluations in civil, criminal and administrative courts. He also performs independent medical evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, and record reviews. Dr. Acheson provides evaluation of and expert testimony on a variety of neuropsychological conditions including concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, brain tumor, neurodevelopmental abnormalities (e.g., fetal alcohol exposure), and neurotoxic exposures (e.g., lead, organic solvents, mold). He also provides evaluation of and expert testimony on mental health conditions including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)), conversion / functional neurological disorder, as well as malingering and factious disorder. He has worked with clients from early adolescence through late adulthood. For most of his career, Dr. Acheson was an educator, researcher, and clinician at Western Carolina University, Duke University...

Timberly E. Booker, MD Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Charlotte , North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysms, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Sepsis, Intracranial bleeds, Pulmonary Emboli, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, Fractures
Dr. Booker is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and has been practicing medicine for 16 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals. Dr. Booker can be utilized to provide expert witness services to attorneys representing plaintiff or defendant. She is licensed in North Carolina and, if called, can present an honest and unbiased opinion on Emergency Medicine Medical Malpractice and Negligence cases.

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO, Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician Active clinical practice ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care Medical Director of ECMO Services Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality improvement and clinical optimization Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) Healthcare system leadership in sepsis earning the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks Special areas of expertise include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, and emergency airway management and intubation, procedures Experience as an expert medical reviewer in more than 75 cases since 2009

Roy R Keys, MD FACEP FAAEM

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Plaintiff, defense, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, chest pain, abdominal pain, foreign body, aneurysm, torsion, pneumonia, standard of care, deviation, competency, overdose, ectopic, error, arrest, ectopic, medication, failure treat
I have been reviewing cases and testifying as an ER expert since 1995. I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My focus is on general community emergency medicine. I have had teaching appointments as community faculty at 3 major universities. I have covered emergency departments ranging from 9,000 visits per year to almost 70,000 visits per year as well as Veterans Affairs certified Geriatric ED. I have reviewed cases and testified for plaintiff, defendant, product liability, corporate liability, criminal and for the North Carolina medical board. I am fair, honest, hard working, and articulate and show great attention to detail. I have reviewed and/or testified in Florida, Washington DC, Indiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee and for the North Carolina Medical Board. I work full time but recently have less clinical responsibilities and enjoy this type of work. Firms...

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Spinal Abscess Hematoma, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 16 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 6 years of expert witness experience -- All genres of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

John R. Corker, MD John Corker MD Consulting

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Highly trained in the global and critical medical care of both routine and very sick patients. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, having completed residency training in the busiest ER in the United States. Fellowship-trained in Health Policy, having lived and worked on Capitol Hill. Actively practicing Emergency Medicine in Ohio and Texas, while simultaneously involved in the training of medical students and resident physicians. Extensive experience in public speaking, broadcast and print journalism, and leadership in organized medicine.

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Ohio
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Ernest B Foster, II, MD, PhD

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

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Diana Ayubcha, DO, MS Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Nerve injury, brain damage, brain death, stroke, TIA, airway complication, teeth damage, chronic pain, acute pain, obstetric anesthesia, neurosurgery anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care, sedation, intubation, extubation, sedation, brain death
Dr. Diana Ayubcha is an Assistant Professor at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in neuroanesthesia. At a highly specialized institution like Penn, she handles both standard and super-specialized neurosurgical cases including: minimally invasive craniotomies, awake craniotomies, stroke, surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, endovascular aneurysm repair and embolectomies. She manages complex airway issues in syndromic patients as well as those coming for revision neurosurgeries. Dr. Ayubcha is fellowship trained in neuroanesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. She was invited to stay on faculty and became the Associate Program Director of the neuroanesthesia program at the University of Pennsylvania. She assists with resident and fellow education curriculum in the neurosurgical intensive care unit and neurosurgical operating rooms. Dr. Ayubcha contributes to the medical legal team and lectures on medical legal issues to residents, fell...

Elaine Goldhammer, MD ELG Expert MD, LLC

West Chester , Pennsylvania
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Pneumonia, COVID-19, diabetes, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke, COPD, Infection, End of Life care, internal medicine, hospitalist specialization
Elaine Goldhammer, MD, attended Jefferson Medical College for her Medical Degree and Tulane School of Medicine for her Residency. She has 20 years of experience and knowledge and provides excellent medical care to her patients. She has worked at a top hospital near the Philadelphia area for over ten years, where she held leadership positions, and recently stepped away in June of 2021 to work fewer hours in medicine. Dr. Goldhammer continues to live in Pennsylvania and performs a Locums Tenens position in Pittsburgh. Her medical and leadership experience has granted her the expertise and wisdom to care for people, and Dr. Goldhammer has a natural ease in having difficult conversations which will translate well to legal work. As a member of the Society of Hospitalist Medicine and an avid reader, she stays on top of best practices. Elaine is an excellent communicator, deeply respected by her colleagues, has an excellent reputation in the community, and is highly responsive and re...

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Kisha M. Martin, MD

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Medical Administration, Department Chair, Sepsis, Stroke, Soft tissue infection, Appendicitis, Myocardial Infarction, Cholecystitis, Bowel Obstruction, Pneumonia
I am a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician for 13 years treating adult, pediatric, adolescent and elderly patients. I have worked in an academic and community setting and have served as medical director and/or Department Chair for over 6 years. I have extensive experience in Peer Review having initiated Peer Review Committees in 2 different health systems and served on Peer Review Committees (Departmental and Hospital) for more than 7 years.

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

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

Charles S Wade, MD CL Wade Enterprises LLC

DOWNINGTOWN, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Hospitalist, Heart attack, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Hemorrhage, Cardiomyopathy, QT Prolongation, Major Bleeding
Dual American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Demonstrated excellence in cardiac imaging by passing Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Dr. Wade is a physician expert employed in full-time clinical practice at Mainline Health with the Lankenau Heart Group. Over a decade of clinical experience all over the world. Expert in all forms of stress testing, cardiac procedures, cardiac imaging and post-MI care. Special experience in consultative cardiology, outpatient, CCU, cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure and cardio-oncology. Strong forensic skills with excellent reasoning abilities. Can handle the largest of medical records and toughest of cases. Current faculty at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with experience as clinical faculty in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Prior active naval service with federal, public and private healthcare experience. ...

Giulio Zuccoli, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neuroradiology - Wernicke Encephalopathy, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Hypoglycemia, ADEM, Multiple Sclerosis, PRES, Stroke, Axonal Injury, Migraine, Tinnitus, Marchiafava, Retinal, ICP, Lyme, Malformations, Epilepsy, Guillain-Barre, Covid, Influenza, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Poisoning
Served as the first Robert A. Zimmerman Endowed Chair of Pediatric Neuroradiology at the Children Hospital of Philadelphia. Served as the Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology and Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Served as the Consultant Adult Neuroradiologist for the Mediterranean Institute for the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies. Giulio Zuccoli MD has authored over 200 peer reviewed publications in the field of Adult and Pediatric Neuroradiology. Leading Expert in the field of metabolic, mitochondrial disorders and hypoxic ischemic injury, he has uncovered new neuroimaging findings in Wernicke Encephalopathy (Vit B1 deficiency), mitochondrial encephalopathies, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Zuccoli researches have been published in high-impact peer reviewed journals such as JAMA Neurology, Lancet, Annals of Neurology, Neurology, Pediatrics, and AJNR. Dr. Zuccoli has an extensive clinica...

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

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

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

Jonathan J Halford, MD Medical University of South Carolina

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Neurology, Psychiatry - seizure, epilepsy, EEG, neurophysiology, sleep medicine, general neurology, headache, neuropathy, encephalopathy, psychiatry, head trauma, memory disorders, stroke
Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Staff Neurologist at Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Medical Center. Board certified in Neurology, Psychiatry, Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine, and Clinical Neurophysiology. Practiced general neurology, epilepsy subspecialty, and clinical neurophysiology clinical care since 2003. Multiple publications in neurology, epilepsy, EEG and sleep medicine.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

RANJIV SAINI, MD

DANIEL ISLAND, South Carolina
Radiology, Neuroradiology - MRI, CT, Stroke, MEDICAL ERRORS, Brain Imaging, Vascular imaging, Pediatric Imaging, Bone, Chest, GI Radiology, GU Imaging, Diagnostic Radiology. NEURORADIOLOGY EXPERIENCED IN BIG AND SMALL HOSPITALS, ACADEMIC, COMMUNITY HOSPITALS. EXPERIENCED WITH ADMINISTRATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE.
Dr. Saini is board certified by the American Board of Radiology with training in Neuroradiology. He completed his residency at Tufts New England Medical Center and fellowship in Neuroradiology from Georgetown University Hospital. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Engineering). He has been practicing for more than 20 years in many different capacities. He has owned and operated several different radiology companies and is presently doing teleradiology. He is licensed in half the states in this country. He has worked in both small and big hospitals, academic institutions and research facilities. He has experience in administrative functions such as quality assurance, chief of radiology and chief of staff.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver. Trained...

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

Cookeville, Tennessee
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

Asifa R Ashraf, MD

Arlington, Texas
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Sepsis, Hypertension, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombus, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Cirrhosis, GI bleed, Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Renal Diseases
I am a board certified Internal Medicine Physician, working as a hospitalist for the past 4 years. I am licensed in the states of California and Texas. I was trained at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. I currently work with both medical students and residents. In teaching future doctors, I focus on importance of compassionate bedside manner and importance of communication with patients and families in terms they can understand. As part of my hospitalist duties, I serve on multiple committees reviewing patient charts, including sepsis committee and antimicrobial stewardship committee. Commonly treated conditions include: Heart Failure, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, DVT/PE, cirrhosis, GI bleeds, renal failure, electrolyte abnormalities, alcohol withdrawal, COVID 19 and others.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Texas
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Steven M Croft, MD

Houston, Texas
Neurology - Epilepsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Radiculopathy, Neuropathy, Nerve Injury, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Parkinson's, Occupational Injuries, Electrical Injuries, Independent Medical Exams, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (adults).
I'm a board certified Neurologist. I'm in full-time solo private practice. I work with Plaintiff and Defense attorneys on a wide range of cases including: Auto Accidents, Occupational Injuries, Falls, Electrocution and a variety of Neurological Diseases. I'm often asked to address: Causation, Standard of Care, and Extent of Injury. I'm experienced in deposition as well as trial testimony. I've served in leadership positions in my state and local medical society. I am a officer for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Physicians and Surgeons. I've served as Medical Director for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and Advisory Board Member of the Houston Area Parkinson's Society. I also serve on the Medical Advisory Board for Driver Licensing for Texas. I've been an advocate for patients having testified in front of Texas Senate Committees and participating in the American Academy of Neurology's day at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.. In my spare time, I enjoy spend...

Jaime Estrada, MD, MS

San Antonio, Texas
Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Pediatrics - Evaluation and management of cancer and blood disorders in infants, children, adolescents and young adults, cancer causation, cancer delay in diagnosis, abnormal clotting, thrombosis, stroke, intracraneal bleeding, bone marrow failure disorders, histiocytosis, sarcomas, leukemias, lymphomas.
I provide expert witness case analysis and testimony in cancer and blood disorder in children, adolescents and young adults. I have 27 years of experience as expert witness in medical liability cases for plaintiff and defense cases. The cases I am most interested and have experience on concern the diagnosis and management of bleeding disorder and hematological malignancies that may lead to intracranial bleeding as the cause of long-term morbidity or unexpected mortality. Also, intracranial bleeding in infants and children suspected to be victims of maltreatment. I am also interested on cases of failure to follow established clinical guidelines, adverse drug side effects, failure to follow chemotherapy guidelines, informed consent, and analysis of medical errors on patient quality of life. My interest in adolescents and young adult oncology medical liability cases started in San Antonio, Texas where I moved in 1992, I developed the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology program at the Me...

Archit Gulati, M.D.

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Pulmonary embolism, torsion, anaphylaxis, trauma, ectopic, EMS, flight, helicopter, air ambulance, cardiac arrest, intubation, appendicitis, heart attack, myocardial infarction, syncope, code, sepsis, respiratory failure, sedation, stroke
I am a practicing emergency medicine physician in Texas. I am board certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have been practicing emergency medicine since 2013. I attended the Baylor College of Medicine on a full academic scholarship, graduating to the University of Chicago where I completed my specialty training in emergency medicine and have been practicing in Texas ever since. I have experience treating patients in major hospitals, freestanding emergency rooms, on ambulances and on commercial and helicopter critical care air transports. I have served on the board of directors for the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians, for an EMS agency in Rochester, NY, as well as for a freestanding emergency medicine group in Texas. I serve on the ethics committee for multiple hospitals in Austin, TX. I currently practice at one of the largest and busiest hospitals in Austin, Texas as well as freestanding emergency rooms in the area and also serve as...

KAMNA JAISWAL, MD

SOUTHLAKE, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - PEDS, PED CRITICAL CARE, STROKE, CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES, ECMO, BRAIN INJURY, TRAUMA, PICC LINES, RESPIRATORY FAILURE, CARDIAC ARREST, CODE, SEPSIS, ANTIBIOTICS, MENINGITIS, ORTHO, SCOLIOSIS, POST OP CARE, APPENDICITIS, INTUBATION,CHEST TUBE, ARTERIAL LINES, ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, SEDATION
My name is Kamna Jaiswal. I am a pediatric critical care physician with over 11 years of experience. I have vast clinical experience with all types of critical and general pediatric conditions. I am currently in clinical practice at Tulsa, OK where we take care of the sickest patients with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, difficult airways, cardiac arrest, sepsis, septic shock, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, post operative care of the surgical, neurosurgical and orthopedic patients, pediatric stroke, oncology and hematology patients. I also have vast experience with ECMO in pediatrics. My particular area of interest is neuro critical care. I developed the pediatric stroke protocol at our institution and I am also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and Oklahoma and in active practice in both states. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 20 years of practice experience. He is a clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multiple settings from urban trauma and tertiary care refer...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician and author of The Ultimate Emergency Medicine Guide, a comprehensive review book that is the highest-rated and most up-to-date text for Emergency Medicine physicians preparing to certify. I am a member of AOA (the only national medical honor society in the world), served as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMKC, and have worked in a variety of settings: from inner-city level 1 trauma centers serving 100,000 patients/year to 3-bed rural EDs. I’ve spent time as a Medical Director, Oral Boards examiner, and ACLS instructor. I am ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified. I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Georgia, and Texas. I comply with the ACEP Expert Witness Guidelines and will provide an honest and unbiased opinion on medical malpractice/negligence cases. I am available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for...

Roberto A. Lopez-Freeman, MD

Highland Village, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Communications - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Critical Care, Emergency Stabilization, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Aortic Dissection, Pediatric, Head Trauma, Emergency trauma
Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency medicine practitioner. Work experience at a level 1 trauma center as well as in Community Hospitals and Freestanding Emergency Rooms. Recognition by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians as having expertise in trauma, pediatric, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Residency Training Completed at the University of Cincinnati, the first Emergency Medicine Residency Program in the country. Medical Degree from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Undergraduate BA in Biology from Occidental College. Active Medical License in Texas. Flight Physician Experience with University of Cincinnati Health Air Care & Mobile Care. Skilled in utilization of video and direct laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures. Extensive experience in Electronic Health Record use, particularly in EPIC.

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Difficult airway, drug interactions, hypotension, positioning, OR fires, nerve injury, intubation, recovery room, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, central venous catheter, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, intraoperative code, obstructive sleep apnea
Award-winning anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Fellowship trained. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training.

ALONSO J OSORIO GIRALDO, MD INDEPENDENT

TYLER, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - EMERGENCY MEDICINE, FAMILY MEDICINE, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, STROKE, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, PEDIATRICS, CRITICAL CARE OF OF ACUTE EMERGENCIES, MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS/MVC, SURGICAL & MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS, OB-GYN EMERGENCIES, MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS/INTERACTIONS
Dr. Alonso J. Osorio-Giraldo, M.D. was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia. A Foreign Medical Graduate who has been in medical practice now for 21+ successful years. He is a graduate of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, in December 2001, and immigrated to the USA more than 24 years ago with the dream of becoming a physician trained in North America. Initially, he trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Family Medicine from 2003 to 2006, was in private practice for 2 years, and went back for a second residency training in Emergency Medicine from 2008 to 2011 at the University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital. He currently holds the credentials of Board Certification in Emergency Medicine (ABEM), Board Certification in Family Medicine (ABFM), and is proudly a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Academy of Family Physicians, and The American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Osorio has held leadership positions, ...

Nancy Wariari, MHA, MS. SLP-CCC

Roanoke , Texas
Speech-Language Pathology - Communication, Cognitive Communication, Cognition, Return to Work, Language, Social Skills, Executive Functions, Pragmatics, Attention, Memory, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Cognitive Communication Functional Capacity Evaluation
Licensed Speech language with Certificate of Clinical Competency from America Speech Hearing Association. Masters degree in Healthcare Administration. Member of America Speech Hearing Association (ASHA). Skilled in Adult Cognitive Communication, Neurogenic/Acquired Language Disorders; from Aphasia, Right Hemisphere Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Encephalopathy, Dementia

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Douglas Dillon

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

Eric Gilbert, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Mental Health Emergencies, Shock, Infection, DIssection, Fracture
I am a board certified residency trained emergency medicine physician currently practicing full time in a level I trauma center and community hospital. I also have 14 years experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair. I trained at the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. I am available for general consultation, chart review, and expert witness services

Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Dr. Vivian Begali

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychologist, PTSD, Neuropsychological Assessment, Acquired Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuro IMEs, Worker's Compensation, Second Opinion, Capacity/Competency Evaluations, Testamentary Capacity, Dementia, Cognitive Decline, Children, Adults, Geriatrics.
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Dr. Begali provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive, and physical conditions. Provides expert witness consultation for forensic cases, IMEs, medical file review, second opinions, disability, and peer reviews. Expert witness services are offered for use in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, consultation, and courtroom testimony. Independent and clinical neuropsychological evaluations are used to provide a comprehensive and evidence-based measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, neurological conditions. chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, secondary psychiatric disorders and PTSD. She has been awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology, American College of Professional Neuropsychology, and American Academy of Clini...

Jeremy D. Busch, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, ICSC Performance Sport and Spine

Front Royal, Virginia
Chiropractic, Sports Medicine - VBAI (Vertebrobasilar Arterial Insufficiency), Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Trauma Management for Sideline Physician, Sports Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Malpractice, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Scope of Practice, Standard of Care, Billing, Coding
12 years clinical experience in Chiropractic Medicine as well as sideline physician throughout amateur to professional levels of competitors. Currently assigned as Team Physician with Christendom College Athletics as well as contracted with Professional Sports Care (PSC). PSC is the Chiropractic provider for the PGA Tour. Also have 5+ years volunteering services as sideline physician for Warren County High School Athletics, Front Royal Cardinals Baseball, and the United States Olympic Committee as a Sports Medicine Volunteer. Volunteered as a Chiropractic Physician within the Polyclinic at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Currently serves as the ACA Sports Council's Treasurer as well as the Virginia and West Virginia Chiropractic Sports Network Co-coordinator. Past Virginia Chiropractic Association (VCA) Insurance Committee Chair for 5 years. Previously a District Director for the VCA and Board member for 4 years. Taught PM&R, billing, coding, and compliance standards to the V...

Corey Heitz, MD

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

Karla Lacayo, MD Alteon Health

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 13 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Vice Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, Sepsis Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.

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

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

Jonathan D Pender, MS, NP Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat

Richmond , Virginia
Otolaryngology, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent/emergency medicine, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolus, DVT, fractures, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, throat cancer, shortness of breath, chest pain, pneumonia, abdominal pain, blood in stool, vertigo, dizziness, headaches, skin infection, laceration, ear infection, strep throat
Jonathan D. Pender, NP is an acute care nurse practitioner trained at the Johns Hopkins University and Hospital. Mr. Pender has been in practice at Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat (RENT) for 8 years and previously at Patient First Medical Centers for 5 years, providing primary and urgent care in the central Virginia regions. Additionally, he practices in emergency medicine (one year, full time from 2019-2020) and continues 4-6 shifts a month. Mr. Pender is available to review cases pertaining to the standards of care for nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in primary and urgent care, emergency medicine or in the specialty of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. Specialty, ENT consultations include: the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), neck masses, and head and neck cancer. Emergency, primary and urgent care practices: workplace injuries,...

Paul Trinquero, M.D. Riverside Regional Medical Center

Newport News, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Emergencies, Airway, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Obstetric Emergencies, Pediatrics, Ultrasound Guided Procedures, IV access, Evacuation, EMS, Air Transport, Wilderness Medicine, Minor emergencies, Psych
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Works full time in Emergency Medicine 15+ shifts per month. Medical Director for the Emergency Department at USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present). Emergency Physician at Riverside Regional Medical Center, a Level 2 Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center (2021-Present). Extensive experience with Critical Care Air Transport (CCATT) and Tactical Critical Care Evacuation Team (TCCET). Deployed as Critical Care Evacuation Physician, Special Operations Task Force North & West Africa and Lead MEDEVAC Physician and Medical Advisor for Senior Leadership Summit for Special Operations Command Africa, Flintlock Exercise, Mauritania. Educational experience as Physician Assistant Rotation Coordinator, USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present) as well as Instructor & Evaluator: Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), EMT Refresher Course, 633d Medical Group, Langley AFB. Committee Experience and Quality Improvement ...

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

Eric R. Larson, Ph.D. Advanced Assessment

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neuropsychology, Psychology - traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, ADHD, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, executive dysfunction, aphasia, symptom validity testing, performance validity testing, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder
I am a board-certified neuropsychologist with extensive experience conducting adult cognitive and psychological evaluations in various contexts. As a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a neuropsychologist at the Milwaukee VA, I regularly teach residents and evaluate patients with traumatic brain injuries, memory and cognitive disorders, and psychological conditions such as PTSD. Additionally, I have conducted hundreds of compensation and pension evaluations for the federal government and have testified as an expert both at depositions and at trial. I provide adult (age 18+) IME, consultation, and expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.