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: Acupuncturist, Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Aquatics Safety, Audiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Chiropractic, Clinical Neurophysiology, Communications, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Disability Evaluation, and Electrophysiology.

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP

UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

David G Greer, MD

Clinic for Neurology

Huntsville, Alabama
Neurology - Movement disorders, Botulinum toxin treatments, Stroke, Seizure, TBI, Concussion
A general neurologist by training, I treat a wide variety of conditions and have additional interest /expertise in movement disorders. I also inject ‘Botox’ for various neurologic conditions.

Paul Louis, MD

Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
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. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. 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 lic...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM

Brian Pisula MD LLC

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Jasper, Alabama
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,Excited Delerium,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, LA and IL.

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.

Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN, CIDN

Palmer, Alaska
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Spinal Manipulation Injury, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Disc Herniation Rib Fracture, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is board certified in acupuncture by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is also certified in dry needling through both Myopain Seminars and Integrative Dry Needling. He is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness include dry needling injuries and adverse reactions, as well as spinal manipulation injuries and adverse reactions.

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Steven Brown, DC, Dipl Med Ac

Brown Chiropractic & Acupuncture, PC

Gilbert, Arizona
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Chiropractic, Standard of Care, Informed Consent, Causation, Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Manipulation, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Internal Carotid Artery Dissection, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Injury, Pneumothorax, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
As a Chiropractic Expert Witness, I provide impartial and evidence-based opinions to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as insurance companies, to assess the standard of care, causation, damages, and liability. My expert witness practice emphasizes cases involving manipulation, vertebral artery dissection, internal carotid artery dissection, stroke, pneumothorax, disc injury. spinal cord injury, and thoracic outlet syndrome. I am also available for Independent Medical Examinations (IME) and medical file review. I also have extensive experience in depositions, and trial testimony, and conference speaking.

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.

Jared R. Greenholz, MD

Praxis Med Experts

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

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...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

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, Sodium, Potassium, Locum Tenens, Medication Errors, Medication Reconciliation, Inappropriate Discharges
I am a practicing hospitalist with 20 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. 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.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP

UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Vahe Akopian, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Glendale, California
Neurology, Neurological Surgery - Standard of Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, High Risk Neuro Surgery, Functional Integrity, Electrophysiological Methods, Electroencephalography, Electromyography, Intraoperative Care, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Surgical Complications, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Pain, Disability
Dr. Vahe Akopian, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and the founder and CFO of Axon Neurology, a multi-neurologist clinic based in Glendale, CA. He has a robust private practice, managing approximately 150 patients weekly. Dr. Akopian completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, majoring in Physiological Sciences and minoring in Armenian Studies. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Medical Center, and a Neurology residency at Keck USC, where he also completed a fellowship in Intra-Operative Neuromonitoring (IONM). Throughout his career, Dr. Akopian has been recognized for his contributions to neurology, receiving the Young Investigator Award for his research in IONM. His clinical expertise includes treating conditions such as headaches, numbness, back pain, memory loss, Parkinson's disease, seizures, and sleep disorders. Dr. Akopian is fluent in Spanish and Armenian, and is dedicated to re-establish...

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. -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 standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

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.

Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME

Nelhs Betancourt, M.D ., Inc.

Irvine, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Independent Medical Examiner, IME, Internal Medicine, Lung, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Solvents, Chemical Exposures, Mold, Workers' Compensation, Bauxite, Toxicology, Diabetes, Stroke, Rheumatological Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pulmonary Disease, Fit-For-Duty, Chronic Pain, Gastrointestinal Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Toxicology, American Board of Independent Medical Evaluators, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians, Board Certified Physician Advisor, Medical Review Officer, Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, and certified in the use of the AMA Guides, for impairment determinations. Dr. Betancourt has numerous years of experience performing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) within the scope of his credentials. His in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Biochemistry and Toxicology, provide a solid framework to thoroughly investigate and determine causation and/or formulate recommendations, for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. Dr. Betancourt has performed IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, strok...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

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...

Ariel Cohen, DO

Leira Physician Services

California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

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 and neurologist 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. Lou...

Akash Desai, MD, FACEP

Desai Medical Inc

San Diego, California
Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Cardiac Arrest, Myocardial Infarction, Electrocardiography, Diabetic, Torsion, Respiratory Failure, Intubation, Shock, Sepsis, CVC, Biliary, Block, Abscess, EMTALA, Airway, Narcotic Prescription, Seizure, Overdose, Stroke
Board certified emergency medicine physician in active clinical practice in California. The inaugural Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the University of California, San Diego East Campus, performing quality assurance, case review, and teaching for point-of-care ultrasound applications performed hospital-wide. Completed residency training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and fellowship training in Advanced Clinical Bedside Ultrasound at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA. Experience as faculty instructor at national meetings for the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Published author on topics including health care power of attorney and point-of-care emergency ultrasound. Editor of the 2022 American Board of Emergency Medicine EM Model which outlines the official standards-of-training for emergency medicine residencies across the United States. Former Chair and Vice Chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association...

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.

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.

Mike Farag, DO

Mountain Center, California
Emergency Medicine - Aneurysm, Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Intubation, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Sedation, DKA, Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Fracture, Cardiac, Renal Gastrointestinal, Obstetric Emergency, Psychiatric Emergency, Hemorrhage, Sepsis, Torsion, Stroke, Trauma, Meningitis, Overdose, MI
Additional search/index terms: Heart Failure, Infection, Intracranial, Ischemia, Myocardial Infarction/Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, COVID 19, Accident and Central Line. Dr. Mike Farag is: - Trained at a Level 1 trauma hospital in Charleston WV. - Board-certified in Emergency Medicine. - Practicing as a Full-Time EM physician in a high volume ER. - Licensed in the state of California. - A teaching Physician who trains ER/IM/FP residents and medical students. - Residency trained in bedside ultrasound. - Director of the scribe program in a community hospital ED training scribes on accurate documentations and appropriate and thorough charting. - Works at a stroke and vascular Medical Center. Dr. Mike Farag has: - Oversight/supervision of Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner mid-level providers. - Provided medical care for numerous VIPs and famous individuals and their family members. - Completed a SEAK expert-witness training course. - Been certified in ACLS, PA...

Vince Fortanasce, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Arcadia, California
Neurology - Traumatic Brain Injury, Disability, Memory Loss, Chronic Pain, Nerve Injury, Chronic Headaches, Seizures, Ataxia, Stroke, Encephalitis, Sleep Disorders, Movement Disorders, Muscle Weakness, Tremors, Loss of Consciousness, Prognosis, Standard of Care, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Concussion
Dr. Vincent M. Fortanasce is certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Clinical and Associate Professor of Neurology at USC. He trained at The Institute of Living, an affiliate hospital of Yale University; Nassau Hospital, an affiliate hospital of Cornell University; and at the USC Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized bio-ethicist, author and radio host. LA Magazine selected him as “The Physician for Physicians” and he has been ranked as one of the best physicians in America. Dr. Fortanasce has treated high-profile individuals such as Pope John Paul II and MLB Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda, as well as many other MLB, NFL, and PGA athletes. His outstanding contributions to the medical field and the community have been recognized by President Bill Clinton, Governor Pete Wilson, Representative Drier, and Senators Feinstein, Boxer, and Margett. He is a former board member of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and Law and Medical Combined Board of Ethics...

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,...

Jared R. Greenholz, MD

Praxis Med Experts

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

Saman Hazany, MD

Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging Specialist

Santa Monica , California
Radiology, Neuroradiology - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology, 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 ...

April Hernandez, BSN, RN, CEN

Expert Nurse Consulting, Inc.

FONTANA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic.
April Hernandez is a Board Certified Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Ms. Hernandez completed the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Certificate program at California State University Long Beach, and serves as a Nurse Expert for both plaintiff and defense cases. Ms. Hernandez has 24 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. She is skilled at multitasking, prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Ms. Hernandez has expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing, medical aesthetics and special event/festival nursing. She is a seasoned nursing professional with excellent communication skills, both written and oral. She is efficient in navigating and analyzing the Electronic Medical Record. Nurse April utilizes her experience as a bedside and charge nurse to review medical records and create chronologies for ease of medical record review. Meticulous and detail ori...

Lars Hungerford, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Advanced Neuropsychology

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - 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, Neuropsychology, Consultation.
Dr. Lars Hungerford was board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2012 and has over 20 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...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN

Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting. ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, MI, Covid-19, CPR, Ectopic, Psychiatric, 5150, Hemorrhage, Overdose, Sepsis, Shock, Stroke, STEMI,Transfers,Trauma, Pediatrics, ED Standards of Care
Carol Ingalls has 39+ years of experience and expertise in Emergency Nursing and continues to be clinically active. She is a Certified in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. Carol is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. Nurse Ingalls has decades of experience in adult and pediatric emergency nursing in various settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is well versed in current standards of care, policies, procedures and protocols related to nursing care in the ED. Carol also functions as a preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, and nursing students in the clinical setting. Carol has excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interpret and convey complex issues. She is detail-oriented, dependable, efficient and ...

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP

JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, Life Care Plan, 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 10 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, and a Diplomate of the American Board 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 physical medicine, medical and neurological rehabilitation, disability, life care planning, 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 26th 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 has treated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department. He currently holds positions in the following hospit...

Grace Lozinski, MD

HealthAdvise

Newport Beach, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pulmonary Diseases, asthma, inhalational disorders, DVT, lung infections, COPD, COVID, Aspiration Pneumonia. Disability, Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Pacemaker, Sepsis, Stroke, Anticoagulation, Blood Thinner,GI Bleed
Dr. Grace Lozinski, MD is an internist in Newport Beach, CA specializing in internal medicine (adult medicine) and hospital medicine (hospitalist). In her 24 years of experience, Dr. Lozinski has specialized in treating patients with Chronic Kidney disease, high cholesterol, Ischemic Heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Lozinski served as Chief Quality Officer for a nationally ranked health care system in Southern California for five years. She provided clinical leadership over quality and optimization of clinical services. She has expertise in hospital operations and key initiatives such as patient safety, transitions of care, mortality reduction, readmission reduction and organizational process improvement. Education &Training Medical School New York Medical College class of 2000 Residency UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center Internal Medicine 2000-2003 Certification & Licensure CA State Medical License 2002-2025 American Board of Internal Medicine Profes...

Catherine Marreiro, PhD, ABPP-CN & QME

Bay Area Cognitive Health

Burlingame, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Personal Injury, Dementia, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Depression, Substance Abuse, Neuropsychological Assessment, Malingering, Neuropsychology, Consultation.
Dr. Marreiro (PSY26835) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California Division of Workers Compensation. She is the Director of Neuropsychology at the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center/Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and the founder and President of Bay Area Cognitive Health. She is also president for the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum, member-at-large for Division VIII-Neuropsychology of California Psychological Association, and board member for the San Francisco Neurological Society. Her clinical expertise extends across a wide range of lifespan conditions, including but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, movement disorders, stroke, cancer, traumatic brain injury/concussion, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, sleep disorders, ADHD/Learning disorders, and mood problems. Through her role as Senior Educational Consultant with Pearson Assessments, sh...

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, Falls, Injuries, 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. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She has ongoing experience in telemedicine. 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, Nurse - ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, sepsis, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, n95, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, emergency, medical device,
I am a published, board-certified emergency nurse expert with testifying experience who still works clinically in California. I have published articles on Triage, ESI, documentation bias, and stroke management. I have won an award for my publication on fall prevention. As an expert, I work for both plaintiff and defense, and I have a 50/50 testifying ratio as of May 2024. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric...

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...

Gabriella W Minera

Temecula, California
Emergency Medicine, Risk Management - Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Risk, STEMI, Stroke, Morbidity and Mortality, Airway, EMS, Spanish, community hospital
I have been in practice as an Emergency Medicine physician for 14 years now. I actively work full-time at a STEMI and stroke receiving community hospital. I am also core faculty for the UHS SoCal MEC residency program, actively teaching the next generation of Emergency Medicine doctors the standard of care. This involves performing bedside teaching, leading research projects, giving a wide-variety of lectures, and recruitment and interviews. I am the director of the morbidity and mortality lecture series, leading didactic sessions monthly and providing medico-legal risk evaluations. I present specific cases and topics on how to improve care, how to avoid documentation disasters, and how to make system-wide changes to improve practice management, patient outcome, and patient experience. I am also the Co-director of the Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee for Temecula Valley Hospital and the chairman of the Multidisciplinary Case Review Committee, which is a joint genera...

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...

Daniel Neudorf, DO

California Rehab Physicians

Sacramento, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Spinal Cord, Stroke, Trauma, Orthopedic, Musculoskeletal, Polytrauma, IME, Life Care Plan, QME, Causation, Disability, Nerve, Spine, Injury, Catastrophic, Nervous System, Rehabilitation, Expert, Brain
Dr. Neudorf is Dual Boarded in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine, with 10+ years experience managing traumatic brain injury, stroke, nontraumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal injury, non-surgical orthopedics, non-surgical spine, and complex polytrauma. Additionally he is a QME for State of CA and a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He provides thorough, defensible IME reports and life care plans, and is poised and articulate in high-impact situations. -Board Certified in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine -Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FAAPMR) -Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) -Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of CA (QME) -Sacramento Top Doctor 2022

Eric T. Ory, MD

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Utilization Review, Wound Care, Trauma, Cardiology Emergencies, Procedural Sedation, Stroke, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Standard of Care, Board Certified, Sepsis, Airway Management
With over 25 years of clinical practice in emergency medicine and treating over 100,000 patients, I bring a wealth of experience to improve patient outcomes. Certified in ACLS, PALS, and BLS, and Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, my extensive expertise includes managing all emergency medical conditions and trauma across diverse demographics. Having worked in high volume, high acuity settings and critical access facilities, I understand the challenges faced by emergency physicians. My strength lies in face-to-face patient interaction and collaborating with various medical specialties. After years of chart review focusing on preliminary evaluations, I aim to return to assisting clients throughout the entire litigation process. My goal is to leverage my clinical experience to provide comprehensive support from start to finish.

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.

Kelley Pratt, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Aimée V Sanchez, PhD, ABDA, QME, HSPP

Dr. Aimée V. Sanchez, PhD., Inc.

Fresno, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Dementia, Neurocognitive Disorders, Substance-Induced Neurocognitive Impairment, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Chronic Pain, Mood and Anxiety disorders, Personal Injury, Trial Pre-Consultation, IME/AME, Disability Evaluations, Worker's Compensation,
Dr. Sanchez is a licensed psychologist specializing in Applied Clinical Neuropsychology and has additional certification as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME); Diplomate, Board Certified Senior Disability Analyst (ABDA); and HSPP in CA. Dr. Sanchez has completed specialized training in Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology at the doctoral, internship and post-doctoral levels, in accordance with guidelines set forth for the practice of Neuropsychology by the Clinical Neuropsychology Division of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. She earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno in 1999 with concentrations in Neuropsychology, Cross Cultural, and Child Clinical Psychology. She also completed 2 years of advanced postdoctoral training in Pediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychology in 2007 through Fielding Institute in Chicago. In her practice, Dr. Sanchez specializes in traumatic...

Richard K Skala, DC

Paradise, California
Chiropractic, Disability Evaluation - manipulation and stroke, Cervical adjustment stroke, disc injury and chiropractic adjustment, stroke, death, permanent disability and chiropractic manipulation, neck, vertebrobasilar stroke, disability
Education: Chiropractic School: Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport, IA Doctor of Chiropractic Degree 1972 - 1976 Postgraduate: Diplomate National Board of Chiropractic Examiners 1976 California Chiropractic Association Certified Disability Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1990 California Chiropractic Association Qualified Medical Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1992 Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Spinal Biomechanics Course & Fellow Exam 300 Hours 1988 University of Florida School of Medicine Spinal Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation Certification Gainesville, FL 200 hours & Certification Exam 1989 AMA Spinal Impairment Rater Medical Legal Consultants Association Clearwater, FL Certification 1994 AMA Impairment Rater 5th Edition Academy of Forensic Chiropractic Consultants Redondo Beach, CA 2004 Manipulation Under Anesthesia California Academy of MUA Certified MUA 2002 Neuro Electrodiagnostic Certification Program Palmer College of Chiropractic 150 H...

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, Illinois, New York and Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

Theresa M Tarcha, DC

Redondo Beach, California
Chiropractic, Independent Medical Examinations - Standard of Care, Negligence, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Disc caused by Chiropractic Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Sexual Assault, Chiropractor malpractice, Excessive force, Personal injury
Dr. Tarcha has been in practice for 37 years. She has trial and deposition experience in Standard of Care, Causation, Negligence, Stroke, Wrongful death, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Discs from Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Excessive force, Personal injury, and Sexual Assault She served as President of the California Chiropractic Association Los Angeles Southwest District, and served on the Board of Directors for the CCA. She has been certified as a Qualified Medical Examiner, by the State of California, and is also licensed as a X-Ray Supervisor and Operator. She continues to treat patients in private practice and conducts Independent Medical Evaluations.

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

California
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

Glenna Tolbert, MD

Tolbert Rehabilitation

Beverly Hills, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal Cord Medicine, Independent Medical Exam, Life Care Planning, Orthopedics - Nonsurgical, Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussions
Dr. Glenna Tolbert, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Dr. Tolbert is a double board-certified physician who has specialized in physical medicine, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine for 25+ years • She teaches and publishes her approaches to regenerative medicine as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School Of Medicine • Graduate of UCLA • Completed medical school at Howard University’s Medical School • Interests: Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussion • Received the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Outstanding Tutor Award in recognition of the exceptional quality of her teaching in the problem-based learning component of the human biology and disease medical education curriculum • She is certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for workers injured on the job • Dr. Tol...

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'...

Claire M Young, BSN, RN, PHN, CEN

Young Legal Nurse Consultant, LLC

Hemet, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room Nurse, Emergency Department, ED Nurse, ER Nurse, Pediatric ER Nursing, Legal Nurse Consultant, Trauma, Critical Care Transport, Emergency Department Standards of Care, ED Medical Records, Sepsis, Overdose, Hemorrhage, Stroke, STEMI, Triage CPR
Claire Young has 25 years of experience in Nursing, over 22 years in the Emergency (ED, Trauma, Critical Care) setting, and continues to work in the Emergency Department. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Society of Trauma Nurses, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has acquired vast experience and expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing from various Emergency Department settings ranging from small to large community hospitals / level II trauma center. She has over 10 years as a trauma team member at a level II trauma center, as well as over 14 years as a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, MICN RN. Nurse Young has provided interfacility transport for critical and high-risk patients for over 10 years as a Critical Care Transport, CCT RN, for a large ambulance company. A skilled emergency nurse dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and an advocate for p...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAWM

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, including Resuscitation, Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Stroke, TIA, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Epidural Abscess, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Trauma, Spinal Injuries. Environmental Medicine, including Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Heat Stroke.
EXPERIENCED EXPERT WITNESS Board Certified - American Board of Emergency Medicine. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and attending physician - Stanford University Hospital (Level I Trauma Center). Staff physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center) Former Emergency Programs Medical (EMS) Director, State of Alaska. American College of Emergency Physicians Award: Hero of Emergency Medicine Available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Shawn Zardouz, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Newport Beach, 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.

Victor Adan, MD

Buena Vista, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Chest Pain, Emergency Medicine, Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Rural Emergency Medicine, Shortness of Breath, Stroke, Torsion, Trauma
I am a practicing emergency physician with 27 years of clinical experience, including over 17 years of emergency department medical director experience. I am currently a full-time emergency physician at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colorado. I am licensed as a physician to practice medicine in Colorado, North Carolina, and Georgia. I graduated magna cum laude from Berry College in 1988 with a bachelor’s of science degree in biology and chemistry. I attended the Medical College of Georgia, graduating with a doctorate in medicine in 1993. I completed a three-year residency in family medicine at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia, in 1996, and a one-year fellowship in rural emergency medicine with the University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine-Memphis in Covington, Tennessee, in 1999. I am board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1996, and by the American Board of Physician Specialties Board of Certification in Emergency...

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...

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

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC

K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, brain, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, falls, med records review, standards of care, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, Cardiac Cath, pressure injury, abdominal, pain, overdose, respiratory, PACU, IR, vascular, heart failure, CRRT, dialysis, MI, intensive care, STEMI, CPI, EOL
Forty (43) three years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties, including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. During my tenure as a nurse manager, I was entrusted with significant responsibilities. These included program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. I successfully fulfilled these duties for a decade, demonstrating my leadership and management skills. Since establishing my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have been actively involved in reviewing and providing expert opinions on a wide range of cases. This includes both plaintiff and defense cases spanning 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level ...

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.

Roshni N. Patel, MD

Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica,...

Brian Steiner, MD

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Heart Attack, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion
I am a seasoned emergency medicine physician with over ten years' experience across various healthcare settings. My journey has taken me from busy urban trauma centers to community hospitals, providing me with a diverse and comprehensive understanding of emergency care complexities. Throughout my career, I've not only dedicated myself to clinical practice but have also taken on leadership roles, supervising residents and midlevel providers. This experience has deepened my understanding of medical standards, making me particularly adept at reviewing cases and identifying potential malpractice issues. I take great pride in my ability to communicate effectively and promptly. Recognizing the significance of clear communication in legal proceedings, I ensure that complex medical concepts are conveyed in an accessible manner, facilitating a thorough understanding of the case at hand. At the heart of my professional ethos is an unwavering dedication to patient care. This commitment no...

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Eric J Berkowitz, MD, FACC, FHRS

Cardiac Arrhtyhmia Service

Boca Raton, Florida
Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Extraction, Arrhythmia, Antiarrhythmic drug, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation, Stroke, Syncope, Cardiac Resynchronization, Echocardiography, Remote Monitoring
I am currently a board certified cardiac electrophysiologist practicing in South Florida. I am a partner at Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, which I joined after the completion of my training in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital. I am also board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, echocardiography and am board-eligible in critical care medicine. I currently practice all aspects of clinical and invasive cardiac electrophysiology, performing >500 device implants/replacements(PPMs, ICDs, SICDs, Leadless PPMs, ILRs, LAAO), >50 extractions(laser lead extraction) and >200 ablations(SVT, AF, VT) yearly. I remain involved in academic medicine and research, currently holding the title of Clinical Affiliate Assistant Professor at FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

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 over 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 - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Orlando , Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

Aaron Desai

Tampa, Florida
Neurology, Critical Care Medicine - Neuro-Critical Care, Critical Care, Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuro Trauma, Post Neurosurgical Complications

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.

DAVID B DOUGLAS

Orlando, Florida
Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Epilepsy, Aneurysms, Neurodegenerative diseases, Dementia / Alzheimer's disease, Dental pathology, Inner ear pathology, Ocular pathology, Malformations, Cancer, Infection / Encephalitis, COVID, Poisoning, Toxins, Vaccine injury, PET, MRI, CT
Dr. Douglas exemplifies excellence across multiple domains, boasting a stellar academic background complemented by extensive clinical expertise and a distinguished military service record. With a remarkable 16 years of clinical experience and 5 years as an expert witness, Dr. Douglas stands as a trusted authority in the field. His credentials include triple board certification in diagnostic radiology, neuroradiology, and nuclear medicine, along with an active medical license in Florida. In his expert witness practice, Dr. Douglas provides rapid turn-around times, typically in 1-2 days. In the realm of clinical practice, Dr. Douglas has demonstrated his proficiency through over 250,000 interpretations of MRI scans, PET scans, CT scans, ultrasound, and x-ray examinations. His diagnostic acumen extends to a wide array of conditions, from traumatic brain injuries and strokes to brain tumors, aneurysms, and multiple sclerosis. Moreover, Dr. Douglas has performed over 600 interventional ...

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Melbourne, Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Deep Vein Thrombosis [DVT], Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], Sacral/Decubitus wound, Bedsores, Hospice, Falls, End of life, Life Care Planning, Trauma
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

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
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...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Florida
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Brenda Jacobsen, DO, FACOI, FACEP

Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Heart Failure/CHF, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, ED to Inpatient transition.
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 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, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care in the ED and in the hospital. 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 Neuropsychologist

Miami, Florida
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Pediatric, Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prenatal Injury, Birth Injury, Teratogenic, Hypoxia, HIE, Stroke, Developmental Disorder, Autism, ADHD, Learning Disorder, Childhood Dementia, Near Drowning, Memory, Attention, Behavior, Board Certified.
Double-boarded in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I have also been certified as a Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. Employed by Nicklaus Children's Hospital for the past 16 years, where I work very closely with neurology and neurosurgical colleagues. Formerly "Miami Children's Hospital", we are the largest dedicated pediatric hospital in the state. Clinical cases range from frank acquired brain injury to more subtle gestational or birth injuries. Most referrals have complex medical and psychiatric presentations, typically with multiple underlying etiologies. Training and experience spans from infancy to geriatrics, with patients seen from infancy through young adulthood. Expert witness for both plaintiff and defense: includes Independent Neuropsychological Evaluations /"CME's", record reviews, and consultation services. Forensic neuropsychology evaluations in the tri-...

Paul Louis, MD

Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
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. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. 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 lic...

Atul Madan, M.D., MBA, Asst Professor UCF College of Medicine.

VA-VA Consulting, LLC.

Kissimmee, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Pacemaker, ICD, TAVR, catheterization, STEMI, heart attack, balloon, stent, coronary dissection, perforation, TEE, valve disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmias, embolism, hypertension, aortic aneurysm, hyperlipidemia, stroke, sudden death, morbidity, standard of care, negligence.
Why should you choose me over anyone else for your next expert witness case? Well, I have been trained in Harvard affiliate teaching hospital, and have touched over 200,000 lives in the span of 23 years of my career. With my astounding education, experience, testimonials and the skill sets I will effectively deliver an evidence based, peer reviewed, thoroughly researched, honest, timely and concise opinion or a second opinion on your case. My conclusions will always be based on the merits and the facts of the case and will address the question of whether the physician departed from the established standards of care and if the adverse outcomes were the result of his/her acts of negligence in commissioning or omitting the expected level of care. Please feel free to call or text me at (516) 603-7177 for your next plaintiff or defendant case. For more details please refer to my CV and references are available on request.

Patricia A Meinel, RN, SCRN

Fort Myers, Florida
Neurology, Interventional & Vascular Radiology - Inpatient Rehab, Orthopedics, Stroke, Home Health, Neurointerventional, Neurointerventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Nursing Administration, Clinical Trial Coordinator, Clinical Regulatory Analyst, Director of Quality, Neurointerventional Clinical Director and Comprehensive Stroke Registered Nurse
I have 29 years of nursing experience. As A former clinical regulatory analyst, I was responsible for maintaining the quality of care of all stroke patients. This included medical and endovascular management. I am currently the clinical director for a large, Neurointerventional Surgery practice in the state of Florida. I routinely review endovascular stroke cases and neuroimaging with our Neurointerventional Surgeons. This includes the diagnosis, treatment, and management of stroke. Specifically, I am adept in neurovascular imaging both in terms of anatomy (CT angiography) and physiology (CT Perfusion) allowing the determination of eligible neurovascular candidates. I am fully aware of the standard of care in this specialty. We also incorporate the current American Heart/American Stroke Association guidelines into our practice. Our physicians serve as expert witnesses and I am involved with this component of our practice also. I routinely prepare PowerPoint presentations t...

Edward S Morrison, D.O. FACOEP,FACEP

AOA.

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - trauma, myocardial infarction, MI, heart attack, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, sepsis, aneurysm, stroke, pulmonary embolism, PE, epidural abscess, spinal abscess, EMTALA, overdose, sexual abuse, child abuse, pediatric emergency, airway management, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory distress, intubation
Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. Clinical Professor. Medical Director. Extensive EMS Experience – former Medical Director for Search & Rescue team, Medstar Ambulance and 911 Dispatch.

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 - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

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, pipeline & onyx Embo.
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

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP

Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

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, researching and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts,...

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.

Natalia Solenkova, MD, PhD, MLS FACP

Natalia Solenkova MD PA

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

Anthony G Stanley, MD

North Miami, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - trauma, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, sepsis, appendicitis, airway management, internal medicine, head injury, concussion, epidural abscess, foreign body removal, chest pain, wound care, infections, abdominal pain, testicular torsion, medical management
Emergency Medicine Physician in active clinical practice. 30+ years of clinical experience in both Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings. Holder of 2 US Medical Device Patents, specializing in performance safety in foreign body removal, measuring wound site damage, and suturing.

Terrell J Swanson, MD, FAWM

Swanson Emergency Medical Services

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Emergency Medicine - High altitude illness, hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, heat illness, heat stroke, dive injuries, arterial gas embolism, decompression illness, marine medicine, envenomations, travel medicine, animal attacks, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, physical/chemical restraints, stroke, sepsis
I am an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician and have been practicing EM full-time for over 15 years. I currently work in freestanding Emergency Departments (EDs) in both urban and rural areas, which are EDs not attached to a hospital. I am board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and also hold a Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with a specialization on subjects such as hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, altitude illness, and animal attacks/envenomations. I am currently a candidate for a Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM) with a further focus on dive injuries and marine medicine. I earned my medical degree (MD) at the University of Oklahoma and completed my EM residency at the University of Florida - Jacksonville, a designated level 1 trauma center, which is the highest designation for trauma centers for the sickest trauma patients. I have worked for several years in a variety of settings such as trauma centers, academic inst...

Yelena Vidgop, MD

Integrative Neurology Inc

Weston, Florida
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Telemedicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Stroke, Headaches, Migraines, Neuropathy, CIDP, Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, Encephalopathy, Movement Disorders, Tremors, Parkinson's, Back and Neck injuries, Radiculopathy, Epilepsy, Dementia
Dr. Vidgop is a highly distinguished Physician, Board Certified in Neurology and fellowship trained in Neurophysiology. She has over 15 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient setting with seven years of practice in Telemedicine particularly Tele-Stroke. She has built an Integrative Headache Clinic where a multimodal approach was used and collaborated with other specialists and holistic providers to offer patients a comprehensive treatment plan. She serves as a Stroke Medical Director for Mercy One and in this role, she aids in the development of stroke related patient care policies and procedures, formal review of outlier cases and care rendered. She reviews clinical practice guidelines and process improvement activities within the program. She plans and assists with ongoing evaluation of Primary stroke center and helps prepare the hospital for DNV and JCAHO surveys. As a Regional Medical Director for multiple hospital systems across the country she collaborates with s...

Ajay Wadgaonkar, MD

Lake Mary, Florida
Neuroradiology, Radiology - Diagnostic radiology, Missed diagnosis, Brain imaging, Spine imaging, Stroke, Traumatic brain injury TBI, DTI, Hemorrhage, Slip and fall, MVA, Fractures, Cancer, Aneurym, Dissection, Disc herniation, Spinal cord injury, MRI, CT, CTA, Medical malpractice
I am a board-certified diagnostic radiologist that completed both residency and neuroradiology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins (one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world). I currently serve as Associate Director of Neuroradiology for one of the largest multi-state radiology practices in the country. In that role, I head the peer review and QA activities for all practice neuroradiologists. A former medical school salutatorian, collegiate presidential scholar, and high school valedictorian, I've demonstrated a history of excellence throughout my life. I am a true expert in neuroimaging, as the entirety of my clinical practice is devoted to neuroradiology. My world class, modern, and cutting-edge education has allowed me to keep pace with the rapidly evolving and highly technological field of radiology. In my current and prior clinical roles, I have functioned as the “go-to” neuroradiologist that other radiologists consult for assistance with challenging cases. ...

Branden Wells, MD

HealthAdvise

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Airway management, Acute coronary syndrome, Acute myocardial infarction, Stroke, Bell palsy, Abdominal pain, appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, Acute back pain, epidural abscess, cauda equina syndrome, Aortic dissection, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep vein thrombosis
Dr. Branden Wells is an Emergency Medicine doctor in Gulf Breeze, Florida. His top areas of expertise are Folliculitis, Boils, Carbuncle, and Gallbladder Disease. Training Medical School University of Florida College of Medicine 1998 Licenses Emergency Medicine in FL

Brian E Ackerman, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Nugma Chadha, MD, FACP, SFHM

Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Cellulitis, Wound, Sacral Wound, Bed Sores, Falls, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Hospice, Palliative, Seizures, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Respiratory Failure , COVID, Diabetes, Diabetic Ulcer.
Dr. Chadha is a board-certified, internal medicine physician. She has been in practice for your 10+ years as a hospitalist. Dr. Chadha has worked in a variety of different hospital settings from 800-bed-hospital to 150-bed-hospital. Moreover, Dr. Chadha is recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow by the Society of Hospital Medicine because of her professional credibility, dedication to patients, scholarly activity and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Chadha has served in multiple leadership roles and has been on a vast array of committees. Dr. Chadha will expediate case reviews and follow up without delay. CV upon request. Please email at [email protected]

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...

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

Thomasville, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medicine, trauma, ATLS, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, EMTALA, sepsis, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, policies and protocols, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, seizures, burns, pediatrics, ovarian torsion, fractures, urgent care director
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 16 years of clinical experience. Currently practicing full time in Georgia. Prior experience as an expert witness. Extensive knowledge in medical staff leadership as a medical director, chief of emergency services, medical executive committee member, hospital board member, and former chief-of-staff. Additional training in medical staff rules, regulations, and bylaws as well as EMTALA compliance. Knowledgeable in the application of hospital policies and procedures. Currently overseeing approximately 25 physicians and 20 midlevel providers at three emergency department locations and one urgent care location. Experience includes both adult and pediatric patients, emergency department and urgent care patients, and work in a designated trauma center facility.

Cynthia Fuller, CCC-SLP

Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology - Aspiration, Dementia, Malnutrition, Speech Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, Audiology, Dysphagia, Nursing Homes, Stroke, Choking, Geriatric, Parkinsons, Swallowing Disorders, Dehydration, Head Injury, Rehabilitation, TBI, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Hypoxia
Licensed in Speech Pathology/Audiology for more than 44 years with specialized experience in dysphagia evaluation and treatment, dementia management, Parkinsons and Stroke rehabilitation, head injury rehabilitation in acute: skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, outpatient clinic settings. Served as clinical specialist for rehabilitation corporations and developed protocol and web seminars for swallowing, dementia management, hearing impaired, staff-in services and workshops. Available for medical records and other documents review, case disposition analysis and video depositions and testimonies.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD

Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, 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 23 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Roland Hamilton, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Neurology, Independent Medical Examination, Stroke, Brain Death, Conversion Disorder Seizure, Spine Injury, Herniated disc, Motor Vehicle accident, nerve injury, Dementia, Parkinson disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Encephalitis, Headaches, Head Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis.
I am a board certified Neurologist with neurophysiology training. I currently practice as a Neurohospitalist in the Metro Atlanta area. My practice consists of managing neurologic emergencies such as strokes, seizures, neuromuscular disorders, neurologic infections, migraines, head/brain injuries, neurodegenerative disorders etc.. I have experience reviewing legal cases and performing independent medical examinations.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
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...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

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.

Oguchi Andrew Nwosu, MD, FAAFP

Emory University School of Medicine

Marietta, Georgia
Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - primary care, urgent care, obstetrics, inpatient, outpatient, medical malpractice, failure to diagnose, heart attack, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, medication error, decubitus ulcer, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, missed diagnosis, hospital defense, negligence, chest pain, abdominal pain
Dr. Nwosu is an associate professor of family medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He currently serves as chief of service for family medicine at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta. He does full spectrum inpatient and outpatient family medicine including obstetrics and also serves as a collaborating physician and was the former lead physician for Georgia for CVS Minute Clinics. In that position, he supervises nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the urgent care setting. In the past he also had significant emergency room experience. He has lectured locally and nationally on his areas of interest and been reviewing medical malpractice cases since 2014. During that time he has been involved in about seventy cases. He has testified several times in depositions and partaken in trial testimony.

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

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine, 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 - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

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.

Terrell J Swanson, MD, FAWM

Swanson Emergency Medical Services

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - High altitude illness, hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, heat illness, heat stroke, dive injuries, arterial gas embolism, decompression illness, marine medicine, envenomations, travel medicine, animal attacks, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, physical/chemical restraints, stroke, sepsis
I am an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician and have been practicing EM full-time for over 15 years. I currently work in freestanding Emergency Departments (EDs) in both urban and rural areas, which are EDs not attached to a hospital. I am board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and also hold a Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with a specialization on subjects such as hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, altitude illness, and animal attacks/envenomations. I am currently a candidate for a Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM) with a further focus on dive injuries and marine medicine. I earned my medical degree (MD) at the University of Oklahoma and completed my EM residency at the University of Florida - Jacksonville, a designated level 1 trauma center, which is the highest designation for trauma centers for the sickest trauma patients. I have worked for several years in a variety of settings such as trauma centers, academic inst...

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...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Julia D. Parker, RN-BC, PhD

Julia Parker Consulting, PLLC

Moscow, Idaho
Geriatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting - Alzheimers, Memory Care, Dementia, Assisted Living, Long-term care, Stroke, Falls, Abuse, Neglect, Nursing, Elderly, Residential Care, Nursing Home, Medication Administration
Seventeen years of experience as a registered nurse. Board-certified in gerontology. Conducted assessment, medication administration and oversight, treatment, evaluation, and intervention for thousands of elderly patients. Provided management, administration, staff training, and clinical expertise for assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities in multiple states at dozens of residential care facilities. Wrote and published guide for geriatric care, Navigating Elder Care, and articles in professional nursing and long-term care periodicals. Provided litigation support for personal injury, nursing home, assisted living and memory care cases.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Daniel B Simmons, MD

Daniel B. Simmons, MD

Boise, Idaho
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Ultrasound, Epilepsy, Polyneuropathy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine, ALS, Seizure, Myasthenia Gravis, Concussion, Stroke, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, EMG, EEG, Nerve entrapment, Radiculopathy, Headache, Dementia, Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Medical Director at Saint Alphonsus Mulvaney Neurology Clinic in Boise, ID. Board certified in Adult Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). Board certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). Certificate of Qualification in Neuromuscular Ultrasound by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Fellowship training in electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG). Prior military service in the Air Force (7 years).

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.

Narendra K Garg, MD

Narendra K. Garg MD PC

NAPERVILLE, IL, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Phlebotomy - Internal Medicine, COVID 19, Phlebology, Varicose veins, Vein disease, Diabetes, Stroke, Venous Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Hypertension, Back pain, Botox, Fillers
Experienced in broad Internal Medicine, Venous disorders, Phlebology, Botox, Fillers, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures

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.

Paul Louis, MD

Medical Legal Consults

Illinois
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
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. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. 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 lic...

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

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

Illinois
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

E. Andy Akan, MD

Akan Neurological Experts

Dyer, Indiana
Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, meningitis, CNS tumors, subdural hematoma
I have served as an expert in forensic neurology in over 100 medical legal cases. Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 18 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. Previously served as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. Currently serving as medical director of neurosciences and director of quality at a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I am an associate professor of neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine. 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 14 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 wo...

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.

Shivon Abdullah, MD

Bettendorf, Iowa
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway, Hypotension, hypoxia, heart attack, stroke, Nerve Injury, Nerve Block, OR fires, intubation, extubation, recovery room, informed consent, airway trauma, central venous catheter, sedation, central lines, arterial lines, postoperative, intraoperative complications, sleep apnea
Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Licensed in 3 states. Diverse practice experience. My practice is diverse and includes perioperative of adult and pediatric patients in and out of the operating room for various surgical indications and procedures. I also provide anesthetic care for remote and non surgical indications such as anesthesia sedation for imaging and psychiatric procedures. My practice includes the treatment of obstetric patients and the various obstetric emergencies. I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and experience of the practice of Anesthesiology and aiding my clients in their claims. My biggest strengths are my ability to understand and simplify situations and events for my clients. Also my ability to clearly and confidently answer questions and understand principles and practices of anesthesia come handy in depositions and cross examinations.

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

Mark S Balderston, DC, FPSC, CCIC, FICC

Balderston Chiropractic

Shawnee, Kansas
Chiropractic - Expert Witness, Malpractice, Informed Consent, Standards of Care, Chiropractic, Medical Records Review, Stroke, Carotid Artery Dissection, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Peer Review, Manipulation, Chiropractic Adjustment, Scope of Practice, Improper Documentation, Insurance Fraud, Ethics
Board Member, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant. Fellow, Primary Spine Care in a joint partnership with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Neuroradiology MRI Spine Interpretation, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in MSK Extremity Imagaging, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Advanced MRI Spine Pathology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Educat...

Kyle B Walsh, MD, MS

Villa Hills, Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care - Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Trauma, Intensive Care, Airway Management, Mechanical Ventilation, Anoxic Brain Injury, Pulmonary emboli, Heart Attack, Lacerations, Overdose, ARDS, Spine Injury, Trauma , Sepsis, Seizures, Central/Arterial Lines, Abdominal Pain
I actively practice as an attending physician in the three specialties of emergency medicine, neurocritical care, and acute stroke treatment (as part of an academic institutional stroke team).  I also have extensive research experience, and I'm currently an investigator for multiple studies, including principal investigator for a multimillion dollar research grant related to stroke.  I am board certified in emergency medicine and neurocritical care.  I completed residency training in emergency medicine and a fellowship in neurocritical care, stroke, and research (including an MS degree in clinical and translational research).  I work clinically in an academic tertiary medical center and community hospital settings. I would be happy to provide additional information about my expertise and experience!

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.

Rebecca A Hutchings, MD

Children's Hospital of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - trauma, appendicitis, sepsis, febrile seizures, EMTALA violations, hospital system errors, orthopedic injuries, special needs children, chronically ill children, resident and student supervision, stroke, heart attack, precipitous deliveries, newborn care, general pediatrics
Dr. Rebecca Hutchings is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Pediatrics (ABP), and has been in full time post residency clinical practice for over 17 years. Dr. Hutchings got her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She then went on to earn her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and then completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Hutchings began her career as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Ochsner Hospital and then took an academic position at Tulane Medical Center. She currently works in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (a level II trauma center), supervising students and residents from both Louisiana State Univers...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM

Brian Pisula MD LLC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP

Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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.

Rishi Ramkissoon, MD

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

Eric J Beauvois, MD

Five Eagles Consulting, LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Failure to diagnose, Failure to treat, Cancer, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary embolism, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Trauma, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Ischemia, Diabetes, Shock, DVT, Acute coronary syndrome, Testicular torsion, Airway management, Intracranial hemorrhage
I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I am a full-time practitioner licensed in Maryland. With 17 years of clinical practice, I am an experienced clinician and medical group president and serve as the peer review coordinator for my group. I am experienced in litigation and provide credible, understandable testimony that educates the judge and jury about the facts in a case with relation to negligence, causation, and damages. I diligently review the medical records, identify relevant issues, and provide clear, consistent, and honest analysis of the matter including angles of rebuttal of opposing expert witnesses. I have a sincere and professional demeanor, keen attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. I am prompt and professional, understand the importance of making deadlines, and am easily accessible via cell phone. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

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.

Cecilia Han, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Ellicott City, Maryland
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI, Concussion, Head Injury, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment/MCI, Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy/Seizure, Hypoxic/Anoxic Brain Injury, Brain Disease, Memory Loss/Amnesia, Independent Medical Evaluation/IME.
Dr. Han is a board-certified neuropsychologist who specializes in providing neuropsychological services for individuals 18+ with acquired brain injuries including TBI/Concussion, stroke, hypoxic/anoxic injuries, epilepsy, neurodegenerative conditions/dementia, and/or associated neuropsychiatric conditions such as mood disorders, anxiety and PTSD. In addition to clinical services, Dr. Han is also a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who provides assessments to identify cognitive, behavioral, and emotional changes associated with the neurological/neuropsychiatric conditions. Neuropsychological evaluations can be provided within the context of Independent Medical Evaluations (IME), Worker’s Compensation and Disability Evaluations. Dr. Han received her practicum, internship and post-doctoral fellowship training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology at VA Palo Alto Health Care Systems, NYU Langone Rusk Rehabilitation, and MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. She worked ...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP

Vipul Kella

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm, nursing home, opioids
Background: Dr. Kella is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who practices in the D.C area. In his eighteen years of practice, he has worked both clinically and as a hospital executive in large hospital systems. He currently practices in the Washington, D.C. area. Experience in hospital administration reviewing standards of care and implementing numerous quality of care and utilization programs. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, and highly experienced expert witness, having reviewed over 200 cases and having testified in 4 depositions in the past 3 years. Retained in federal, criminal, and civil cases. Education/Training: University of Michigan (B.S.) University of Toledo (M.D.) Johns Hopkins University (MBA) Specialty: Emergency Medicine Areas of focus: Emergency Medicine Sepsis Wound care Cardiovascular Disease Infectious Diseases Stroke Hospital/Healthcare Administration Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Nursing Home Negligence COVID Fraud/Abu...

Lana Rigby, MD, FAAPMR

Lana L Rigby, LLC

Mitchellville, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury, mTBI, Concussion, Anoxic Brain Injury, Stroke, Neurological Rehabilitation, Medical Management, Gait and Balance Dysfunction, Neuropathy, Spinal Cord Injury
Lana Rigby, MD is board certified physician in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine. She has extensive experience in stroke, traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, spinal cord injury, encephalopathy, Hypoxic/ anoxic brain injury, neuromuscular disorders such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, complex medical rehabilitation, diagnosis and prognosis of disability, and rehabilitation planning. Dr. Rigby graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with Honors in Neurobiology and Physiology. She then completed her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She further completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Georgetown/ National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington D.C. She currently evaluates and treats a variety of neurological and general rehabilitation patients in an acute hospital setting.

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.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP

UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Ron Avraham, MD

Polaris Rehabilitation

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, Amputation, Stroke, MVA, MVC
Double board-certified PM&R (physiatry) physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care and musculoskeletal medicine, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

Lee D. Cranberg, MD

Harvard Medical School

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Behavioral Neurology,Testamentary Capacity,Contested Wills,Financial Competency,Closed Head Injury,Traumatic Brain Injury,TBI,Brain Damage,Nerve Injury,Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy,Persistent Vegetative State,PVS,Life Expectancy,Lamictal,Seizures,Dementia,Alzheimer's,concussion,headache,stroke
Award-winning Neurologist. Harvard Medical School faculty. Clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Board Certified. Fellowship training and extensive experience in Behavioral Neurology – that branch of neurology that focuses on brain conditions, including dementia, that change a person's behavior or intellect. Has treated 1,000+ patients with dementia (usually due to Alzheimer's Disease). Past President of the Boston Society of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurosurgery. Boston Magazine Top Doctor (Neurology), 2017. Former Director of Neurology at Head Injury rehabilitation facility. Highly experienced expert witness. Has reviewed over 250 cases and testified in dozens of depositions and trials. Expert-witness assignments have involved death, catastrophic injury cases, testamentary capacity, financial competency, personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal cases. Experience includes spine injury, head trauma, seizure disorder, epilepsy, headaches, post-concu...

Steven G. Crespo, MD, FACEP

Steward Health Care

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Arrhythmia, DVT, Ectopic Pregnancy, Heart Attack, Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Bowel, Failure to Diagnosis, Overdose, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Seizure, Sepsis, Stroke, Testicular torsion, Trauma
Steven Crespo is a full time, practicing emergency physician, board certified and Emergency Medicine Residency trained. He has over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, spending over 15 years of clinical practice in both large urban academic medical centers and level one trauma centers as well as in suburban community hospitals. For over 25 years he has been in leadership roles including quality director, clinical director and chief of the department which has involved regular and current ongoing case reviews.

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...

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, Clinical Operations
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...

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 ...

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, child abuse
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 complex 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...

Michael J Calice, MD, FACEP

MJC Medical Consulting, PLLC

South Lyon, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medical services, EMS, Cardiovascular Disease, Myocardial Infarction, MI, pulmonary embolism, PE, heart attack, epidural abscess, Aortic Dissection, Angina, Cardiac arrest, Airway obstruction, airway management, stroke, credentialing, overdose, sepsis, infection, head trauma, central line
Board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 29+ years active clinical experience. Served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trinity Health-Livonia Hospital for 17 years. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine-Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency. Six Sigma Black Belt Trained-ED Operations Specialist. Former Medical Director for EMS Regional Western Wayne HEMS.

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

Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Occupational 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,

Laura Kate Gowans, MD

Corewell Health, Beaumont Children’s

Royal Oak, Michigan
Pediatric Hematology Oncology - Cancer, Coagulation , Bleeding, Infection, Stroke, Thrombosis , Leukemia , Sarcoma , Chemotherapy

Shanna C. Jones, MD, FACEP

Corewell Health East Beaumont Troy Hospital

Oakland, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Management, Trauma, Head Injury, Airway Management, Critical Care, Emergency Procedures, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Respiratory Distress, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Diabetes
I am a board certified Emergency Physician working full time clinically in a large suburban Emergency Department that sees 100,000+ patients per year in Southeast Michigan. I am an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and have been involved in both academics and administration. I teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses and key topics in Emergency Medicine to our students, residents, nurses, paramedics, and urgent cares. Throughout my career, I have supervised medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in training. I diagnose and manage multiple medical conditions in the full spectrum of age from newborns to our elderly. I also have experience working in different practice settings such as urgent care facilities and free standing emergency departments.

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.

Michael P. Rock, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAEM

Emergency Physicians Professional Association

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, Headache, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Myocardial Infarction, Dissection, Abdominal Pain, Orthopedics, Sedation, Malpractice, Medical Direction, Quality Improvement, Process Improvement, Risk Management
I graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed Emergency Medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. I have been in clinical practice for 26+ years in high volume/acuity Emergency Departments in Minneapolis. In addition to clinical mastery, I have a wealth of additional experience in ED medical direction, physician leadership, case reviews for clinical quality, process improvement, and medical malpractice claims navigation. Please see the attached CV for additional details.

James Rose, MD

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke, Intubation, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic, Orthopedic Injury, Pediatric, Appendicitis, Trauma, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Motor Vehicle Accident, Cauda Equina, Epidural Abscess, Myocardial Infarction, Ultrasound, Torsion, AAA, DKA
- American Board of Emergency Medicine Certified - Trained at Level 1 trauma center in New Orleans, LA - Experience at multiple trauma centers - Experience at several rural hospitals - Currently practicing full time in high volume, high acuity hospital - Currently practicing in rural ER as well - Supervise residents, NP's, PA's - Residency trained in point of care, bedside ultrasound - Member of American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians - Alpha Omega Alpha honors in medical school - Summa cum laude in undergraduate and medical school

Linda R Barbour, MD, CLCP

Barbour Medical Consultants

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Accidents , Burns, Musculoskeletal, Brain Injury, Amputation, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation, Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Nationwide
Dr. Barbour is a board certified physiatrist as well as a certified Life Care Planner. She has extensive experience in managing on-going rehabilitation needs. She possesses deep expertise in aging with a disability having cared for patients who have suffered a devastating injury or illness throughout their lifespan. She has been providing Expert Witness work for over 5 years and recently has expanded her services to include Life Care Planning. She brings unique experience in understanding standard of care, clinical guidelines, and "usual, customary and reasonable" from her decade plus experience leading utilization management for payer organizations. Having also served as a Residency Program Director, her enjoys the educational and teaching aspects of her work as an Expert Witness and Life Care Planner. She strives to be very responsive to inquiries and easy to work with. If you have a case you would like to review, please book a complementary 15 minute consult at the link below (...

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP

David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Private practice, medical/legal consultation. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Experienced Medical Director Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation.

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Personal Injury, 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,
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 700 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony at deposition over 200 times and trial testimony over 40 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 Medicin...

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Nevada
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...

Ariel Cohen, DO

Leira Physician Services

Henderson, Nevada
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Airway, Appendicitis, Asthma, Child Abuse, Febrile Illness, Fractures, Elder Neglect, Procedures, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Simulation, Stroke, Wounds, Psychiatric Emergencies, Sedation, Trauma, Ultrasound, Non-accidental trauma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Vascular access, Video laryngoscopy
I am dual board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked in most emergency department settings including Academic/Level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, rural critical access hospitals and hybrid settings. I also have 4 years of administrative experience. A few highlights from my CV include experience interim Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Quality Director, peer reviewer for private company, peer review committee member at academic center, pediatric child abuse liaison at academic center. In addition to chart review, I am an experienced writer and have authored a book chapter, case studies and research articles.

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, CFPS, CGCP

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
With over 25 years of experience as a meticulous and dedicated healthcare practitioner, I excel in delivering top-notch Occupational Therapy services. My expertise extends to providing medical legal consultation, contributing to court proceedings, and mastering catastrophic case management. Armed with critical thinking and problem-solving skills, I collaborate effectively with healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, ensuring patient safety and quality assurance. As a licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) with additional certifications in Home Modifications, Life Care Planning, Fall Prevention, and Geriatric Care, I bring a wealth of knowledge to enhance patient care and offer valuable advice beyond the healthcare realm.

Amanda Jordan

Henderson, Nevada
Emergency Medicine - trauma, assault, toxicology, stroke, MI, fracture, concussion
Education Emergency Medicine Residency University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX July 2005 Chief Resident 2007-2008 Doctor of Medicine University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Bachelor of Science University of Texas, Austin, TX Cum laude Experience • Valley Hospital System, Las Vegas, NV Full time EM physician for eight sites in the Las Vegas area Henderson Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital, Desert Springs Hospital, Valley Hospital, Summerlin Hospital, Centennial Hills Hospital, Green Valley Emergency Room, Blue Diamond Emergency Room • Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Locum tenens emergency physician Urban level I trauma center and academic teaching institution • East Texas Medical Center, Athens, TX Locum tenens emergency physician 20 bed rural ED • East Texas Medial Center, Cedar Creek, TX Locum tenens emergency physician 11 bed rural free-standing...

Beatrice Engstrand, MD, FAAN, Hon.Sc.D

Gorham, New Hampshire
Neurology - Adult neurological, myofascial pain syndromes, PTSD, head trauma,traumatic brain injury, headaches, stroke, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, back pain, Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Beatrice C. Engstrand , M. D., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.G.S., is a board-certified neurologist, fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, fellow of The American College of Geriatrics Specialists, and Diplomate of the American Board of Ethical Physicians. She is a published author and the founder and president of the Neurodegenerative Disease Foundation. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Lehigh University awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Science. Dr. Engstrand practices clinical neurology in Huntington, L.I. and is a clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College. For 7 consecutive years, Dr. Engstrand hosted " Neurology with Dr. Engstrand" on radio 710 WOR. She was selected by Talkers Magazine for inclusion in " The Frontier Fifty: A selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters."

Akash Bhatnagar, MD

Lincroft , New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Attack, Chest Pain, Trauma, Aortic Dissection, Appendicitis, Stroke, Sepsis, Allergic Reaction, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Epidural Abscess.
Board certified in Emergency Medicine, with employment in high volume and high acuity academic and community hospitals, in addition to experience in telemedicine. I practice in Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma hospitals, and comprehensive stroke center. I have training and practice in both New York City and New Jersey. I am an experienced and award winning educator and presenter/ speaker on medical topics related emergency care. I am an Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support instructor.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Dmitry Gorelik, MD

JVG Cardiovascular

Wyckoff, New Jersey
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Arrhythmias, Myocardial Infarction, Sudden cardiac death, Heart Failure, Anticoagulation problems, Stroke

Rahul Guha, MD

Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Epilepsy, Seizures, Electroencephalogram, EEG, Prognosis of Cardiac Arrest, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, HIE, anoxic brain injury, Headache, Concussion, Coma, Anti-Seizure Drug Toxicity, Stroke, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Seizures in Pregnancy, Seizure Meds causing fetal malformations
Fellowship trained epilepsy neurologist in active clinical practice. Triple board- certified (neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy). University of Virginia educated and trained. University of Lynchburg and Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty. Experienced public speaker.

Michael Kinder, DO

Kinder Consulting

Pennington, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Victoria Nicholls, MS, PA-C, CAQ-EM, MPLC

Levo Medical Consulting, LLC

Hammonton, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - physician assistant, emergency medicine, urgent care medicine, physician associate, advanced care provider, PA, PA-C, critical care, failure to diagnose, standard of care, medical chronologies, delay in diagnosis, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway management, stroke, medication error, pediatrics
Victoria Nicholls, PA-C received both her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Masters of Science in Physician Assistant degrees from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. Over the following 12 years, Ms. Nicholls has practiced nearly exclusively in the fields of Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine. Aside from her clinical work, Ms. Nicholls was an Adjunct Professor, Clinical Instructor and Guest Lecturer for Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant Program (now Thomas Jefferson University’s Physician Assistant Program). In 2021, Ms. Nicholls and her business partner founded Levo Medical Consulting, LLC, more information can be found at https://levomedconsulting.com/services/. Ms. Nicholls is licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine through the NCCPA. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society of Emergency Me...

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...

Brian E Ackerman, MD

New York
Emergency Medicine - Excited Delirium, Overdose, Ketamine, Bowel Obstruction, Perforation, Sepsis, Stroke, Ischemic Bowel, Torsion, Heart Attack, Compartment Syndrome, Open Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Covid, Head Injury, Suicide, Psychiatric Clearance, Medical Clearance, Pulmonary Embolism, Dissection, Anaphylaxis
I am an actively practicing full-time Emergency Medicine Physician since completing my residency in 2012. I have worked in a number of high acuity community emergency departments since getting board certified, and currently work primarily at Delray Medical Center, a top Florida hospital (recipient of the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, 2007-2020). I have extensive experience working at a hospital that serves multiple roles in my community including functioning as a Level I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Nationally Ranked Heart Center, Psychiatric-Hold Receiving Facility. In addition to the above clinical work, I am also an affiliate assistant professor for the FAU Emergency Medicine Residency Program. I have received teaching awards for my involvement in the program, and am involved in the clinical competency committee, helping to determine if residents have developed the skills and knowledge to advance in their training. Lastly, I am...

Mark R Caryl, DO

Syracuse, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - IME experience, medication overdose, sepsis, aspiration, diabetic ketoacidosis, polypharmacy, decubitus ulcers, respiratory failure, renal failure, pancreatitis, catheter associated UTI, central line associated blood stream infection, stroke, congestive heart failure, Post-COVID conditions
Board certified, internal medicine trained hospitalist. I have worked for 12 years as a full-time hospitalist in a comprehensive stroke center which is affiliated with a University Hospital. I have experience as an expert medical witness and have provided deposition as an expert witness in the past. Other experiences I have that may be pertinent to legal cases include performing independent medical examinations and peer reviews. I participate in activities with the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Attorney recommendations available upon request.

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.

Beatrice Engstrand, MD, FAAN, Hon.Sc.D

New York
Neurology - Adult neurological, myofascial pain syndromes, PTSD, head trauma,traumatic brain injury, headaches, stroke, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, back pain, Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Beatrice C. Engstrand , M. D., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.G.S., is a board-certified neurologist, fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, fellow of The American College of Geriatrics Specialists, and Diplomate of the American Board of Ethical Physicians. She is a published author and the founder and president of the Neurodegenerative Disease Foundation. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Lehigh University awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Science. Dr. Engstrand practices clinical neurology in Huntington, L.I. and is a clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College. For 7 consecutive years, Dr. Engstrand hosted " Neurology with Dr. Engstrand" on radio 710 WOR. She was selected by Talkers Magazine for inclusion in " The Frontier Fifty: A selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters."

Narendra K Garg, MD

Narendra K. Garg MD PC

New York
Internal Medicine, Phlebotomy - Internal Medicine, COVID 19, Phlebology, Varicose veins, Vein disease, Diabetes, Stroke, Venous Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Hypertension, Back pain, Botox, Fillers
Experienced in broad Internal Medicine, Venous disorders, Phlebology, Botox, Fillers, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

New York
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Dinesh John, MD, MMM, FACP

Jamesville, New York
Hospitalist, Medical Management - hospital negligence, hospital liability, sepsis, infection, internal medicine, medication errors, pneumonia, hypertension, stroke, medical necessity, diabetes, cardiac arrest, chest pain, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, PE, patient handoff, respiratory failure, pressure sores, falls
Award-winning, Board-certified hospitalist in active clinical practice. Former Chief Quality Officer and Assistant Vice-President of Quality at SUNY-Upstate University Healthcare System, with responsibility for overall quality of care and patient safety for a large healthcare organization serving over 1.8 million people in Upstate New York. Former Medical Staff President of an academic tertiary care hospital. SUNY Faculty. Experienced public speaker. Holds a Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Certified Physician Advisor (CHCQM-PHYADV), and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). Have taken multiple SEAK courses on expert witness practice management.

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS

TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

Tomm L Maxon, DC

Victor, New York
Chiropractic - Chiropractic malpractice, fraud, stroke, records review

Anuradha (Anu) Mendu, MD, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV

Buffalo, New York
Addiction Medicine, Hospitalist - Inpatient and outpatient addiction, Buprenorphine, Overdose, Alcoholism, Withdrawal, Detox, Stroke, Sepsis, COVID, CHF, Perioperative medicine, Renal, Respiratory and Hepatic Failure, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Coronary artery disease, PE/DVT, Bed Sores, Atrial Fibrillation, Falls, Medication Errors.
Award winning, Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Health Care Quality Management with over 8 years of work experience. Currently the Medical Director for an Outpatient Substance Use Clinical Center and also working as a hospitalist in a level 1 trauma center and academic medical center. Worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor with the University at Buffalo where I engaged in clinical training of medical students and residents. Completed my Internal Medicine Residency training from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. I have been recognized as the Top Internist in Buffalo, New York by colleagues and peers, by Women in Medicine, recognized as the Hospitalist of the Month and nominated multiple times for the Outstanding Physician Award. Received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award during my Internal Medicine Residency, awarded by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) that recognizes residents who are exemplars of com...

Aaron D Sasson, MD

Ithaca, New York
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Interventional Neuroradiology , Stroke, Aneurysm
Dr. Aaron Daniel Sasson is a radiologist in Ithaca, New York and is affiliated with Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 24 years. Training Medical Baylor College class of 1999 Intern St. Vincent’s Medical Center Internship, Transitional Year, 1999-2000 Fellow Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University Radiology-Diagnostic, 2000-2004 Johns Hopkins University Neuroradiology, 2004-2005 Johns Hopkins University Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology 2005-2006 Certifications & Licensure American Board of Radiology Certified in Diagnostic Radiology American Board of Radiology Certified in Neuroradiology NY State Medical License

Eric G Shaw, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAWM

Marcellus, New York
Emergency Medicine - Austere and Wilderness Medicine, Veteran & VA, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Shock, Trauma, Ectopic, Testicular & Ovarian Torsion, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Arterial Dissection, Stroke
21+ years’ practice as an emergency physician, including academic university hospitals, level 1 trauma centers, urban and rural community hospitals, overseas hospitals, VA hospitals, and austere military and wilderness environments. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by American Board of Emergency Medicine. Subspecialty trained in Wilderness Medicine. Cumulative 14 years' leadership experience in Quality, Peer-Review, and Morbidity & Mortality. Expert medical witness with 4 years of experience, specializing in review of emergency department and veteran-related cases.

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA

AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist Physician, Associate Medical Director at a Level 1 Trauma Academic Medical Center. Extensive leadership experience as the Director of 45 FTE Hospitalist Group and the Associate Chief of Internal Medicine. Graduated with Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan), Categorical Internal Medicine residency from Mc Laren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan and MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and my team was awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Andrew Tisser, DO, MBA, CHCQM-PHYADV

Clarence, New York
Emergency Medicine - personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, failure to diagnose, standard of care, trauma, traumatic injury, cerebral vascular accident, stroke, heart attack, aortic dissection, emergency department, in hospital fall, causation, negligence, compartment syndrome
Hello! I am Dr. Andrew Tisser, a board-certified emergency physician. With a clinical footprint in over 13 diverse hospitals, I've been at the forefront of patient care, ranging from small critical access facilities to huge level 1 trauma centers, spanning both rural and urban settings. My leadership journey has taken me to pivotal roles as Medical Director for both an urgent care facility and a high-volume urban emergency department. As a medicolegal consultant, I’ve been retained by both plaintiff and defense firms in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. My emphasis? Offering rigorous, evidence-based expert insights on failure to diagnose, standard of care, causation, and all emergency medicine-related concerns. Please understand, that my commitment is to the objective truth of each case. When you reach out, anticipate a prompt, transparent, and unbiased review. Do call or email for an assessment grounded in integrity and expertise.

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, Hospital Administration - Sepsis, septic shock, alcohol related injuries, telemedicine, nurse practitioner and physician assistant supervision, decubitus ulcers, COVID-19, heart attack, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Prior Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Experience in over 70 cases 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 & Stroke Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, necrotizing fasciitis, alcohol related injuries, Heart attack/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...

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, Nursing Homes - 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 18 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals and post acute care in Skilled Nursing Facilities . 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. Licensed in both North Carolina and Illinois.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD

Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

Cynthia Cross, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNSc

Franklinton, North Carolina
Nurse, Neurology - Critical Care, Stroke, Brain Injury, Spine Surgery, Neurologic Surgery, Medical-Surgical Conditions, Pharmacology, Patient Safety, Clinical Documentation, Care Planning, Scope of Nursing Practice.
Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist with certification in Adult Critical Care practicing in a large health care system. Current practice includes providing direct patient care and being a neurologic expert for nursing staff and liaison for the medical team members. Ensure evidence based practice for neuroscience population and nursing practice within scope of licensure. Investigate patient safety risk with implementation of quality improvement as needed. Extensive experience with Stroke, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Critical Care, Medical-Surgical & Ambulatory Care populations. Clinical focus and experience incorporating and ensuring standards of care, evidence based practice, scope of practice, quality improvement, electronic medical record documentation, patient safety, policy and guideline implementation, and expectations of interprofessional clinical practice. Experience as legal nursing expert for over 6 years.

Misty Faavesi, RN

Rockwell, North Carolina
Emergency Medical Services, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, helicopter nurse, medevac nurse, transport nurse, air ambulance, trauma, emergency transport, stroke, intubation, cardiac arrest, trauma, ventilator, Left Ventricular Assist Device, LVAD, intensive care, ICU, resuscitation, Critical Care Medicine, airway management, heart attack
Emergency Medical Helicopter Nurse in active clinical practice. Former critical care transport nurse. Additional nursing experience to include ICU and emergency room. Certified as both a Flight Registered Nurse and Emergency Nurse.

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP

Duke University Hospital

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

Colleen K Greene, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Physical Therapy - Acute Care Physical Therapy, Post-operative Physical Therapy, Falls Risk Assessment, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Disorders, Joint Surgery, Stroke, TBI, Medical Record Review, PT Assistant/Aide Misuse, PT Standards of Care/Scope of Practice, Documentation, Case Merit Review.
Dr. Greene is a Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Lymphology Association of North America (CLT-LANA). Dr. Greene has 20 years of clinical practice experience in both outpatient and acute care rehabilitation. She is a practicing senior-level physical therapist at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Greene works as a legal physical therapy consultant for both plaintiff and defense. For the past 10 years, Dr. Greene has worked in acute care rehabilitation at Duke University Hospital. She regularly works with post-operative patients, such as spinal fusions, external fixations, amputations, total joint replacement, fractures, trauma, and falls. She also has extensive experience with traumatic brain injury, dementia, stroke, neurological disorders, seizures, Parkinson's disease, ALS, Lewy Body Dementia, neuropathy, brain tumors, and spinal disorders. She regularly evaluates and prescribes durable...

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Toxic shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Brain death, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician with active clinical practice. ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care and Medical Director of ECMO Services. Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM). Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality review and improvement, and clinical care optimization. Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks. Guideline writer and reviewer. Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker. Healthcare system sepsis leader and awardee of the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award. Experience as an expert medical reviewer since 2010. Special areas of expertise: severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, emergency airway management and intubation, and proced...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

North Carolina
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Roy R Keys, MD FACEP FAAEM

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - forensic, embolism, brain, stroke, neuro, delay, missed, failure, trauma, bleed, wound, sepsis, ulcer, infarction, vascular, foreign, body, dislocation, wrongful, occlusion, dislocation, fracture, appendicitis, abdominal, cardiac, aneurysm, dissection, torsion, credential, hernia, overdose, error,
My first trial was as a material witness during residency in 1991. Attempted murder of a patient whom I treated. I was told by the prosecuting attorney that I did a great job. 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 Fayetteville Veterans Affairs which is a certified Geriatric ED. I have reviewed cases and testified for plaintiff, defense, 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, ...

Jide Lawal, MD, MBA, FACC

Pinehurst , North Carolina
Cardiovascular Disease - Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Aortic aneurysm, Heart failure, arrhythmia, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology, high blood pressure, HTN, stroke, CVA, embolism
Senior partner,FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC Chief of Cardiology Scotland Memorial Hospital, Laurinburg, NC Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Scotland Memorial Hospital, Laurinburg, NC Past Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation, FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital, Rockingham, NC Past Chief of Cardiology, Sandhills Memorial Hospital, Hamlet, NC Preceptor, University of Medicine and Heath Sciences, St Kitts Additionally training in Leadership, Health care management and entrepreneurship, UNC Business School at Chapel Hill Member, American College of Cardiology Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Member, American Society of Echocardiography Member, Medical Executive Committee. Member, Quality Control Committee Member, Credential Committee Past Chief, Critical Care Committee

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 18 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 -- 7 years of expert witness experience -- All types 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.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP

Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Southport, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP

UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

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.

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Oklahoma
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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

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. -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 standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Oregon
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...

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

Eric T. Ory, MD

Eugene, Oregon
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Utilization Review, Wound Care, Trauma, Cardiology Emergencies, Procedural Sedation, Stroke, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Standard of Care, Board Certified, Sepsis, Airway Management
With over 25 years of clinical practice in emergency medicine and treating over 100,000 patients, I bring a wealth of experience to improve patient outcomes. Certified in ACLS, PALS, and BLS, and Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, my extensive expertise includes managing all emergency medical conditions and trauma across diverse demographics. Having worked in high volume, high acuity settings and critical access facilities, I understand the challenges faced by emergency physicians. My strength lies in face-to-face patient interaction and collaborating with various medical specialties. After years of chart review focusing on preliminary evaluations, I aim to return to assisting clients throughout the entire litigation process. My goal is to leverage my clinical experience to provide comprehensive support from start to finish.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Thomas A Rafalski, MD

Samaritan Health Services

Yachats, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Inpatient medicine, differential diagnosis, COPD, sepsis, COVID, renal failure, pneumonia, cellulitis, CHF, chest pain, respiratory failure, delirium, coma, stroke, renal failure, hemorrhage, anemia, ICU, thromboembolism, shock, overdose, fever, cirrhosis, pain, infection, seizure, liver failure
I have been in practice as a board certified internist in Western Oregon for 35 years. After 15 years of combined primary care, HIV/AIDS, and hospital medicine, I then founded and directed the first hospitalist program at Samaritan Albany (OR) General Hospital in 2003. Since then I have been a full-time hospitalist, including critical care medicine, for over 20 years. I am currently practicing full-time at the critical access hospital in Newport, on the Oregon coast. There we manage a wide array of diagnoses, often in a resource limited setting--especially during the challenges and limited patient transfer availability during COVID. I have been active in hospital committee work, including peer review, throughout my career. I have provided expert witness and review services for over 10 years for several legal groups in Oregon and Washington. I have experience in deposition testimony and report writing. I am skilled and experienced at making sense of complex medical cases.

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, pressure sores, heart failure
Elaine Goldhammer, MD, attended Jefferson Medical College for her Medical Degree and Tulane School of Medicine for her Residency. She has over 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. Dr. Goldhammer continues to live in Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. After taking a brief break from working full-time, she is now working again, full-time as a hospitalist, and enjoys practicing medicine again. 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 reputa...

Michael Kinder, DO

Kinder Consulting

Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical care, ICU, CCU, Hospital, Procedure, sepsis, infection, malpractice, delay in care, intensive care, stroke, hear attack, hear failure, central line, negligence, arterial line, chest tube, intubation, respiratory failure
I am a critical care physician (intensivist) specializing in the most critical and defenseless patients in the hospital. I am board certified in internal medicine and critical care. I have been in clinical practice for 6 years. My extensive training and experience in complex medical cases, combined with my knowledge of medical standards of care, makes me a valuable asset in legal cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other related matters. I can assist in determining the facts surrounding a case and provide clarity to the court on complex medical issues.

Theo Leriotis, DO, FACEP

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Trauma, MI, Cardiac Emergency, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendiciits , Stroke , Sepsis , Airway Management, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysm , Subarachnoid, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Mass Gathering, Crowd Medicine, Event Medicine, Media Consulting
Board-certified emergency medicine physician and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. With 10 years of clinical experience as an emergency physician at inner city high volume/high medical acuity receiving trauma hospital as well as a community trauma emergency department. Additional experience in mass gathering medicine. Will provide a meticulous review of the matter at hand and provide clear explanations of complex medical issues. Prompt responses and timely review of all matters. I typically return messages same day.

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS

TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

Paul Louis, MD

Medical Legal Consults

Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack/MI, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, allergic reaction, suicide, psychosis,
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. In his 23 years of practice, he has seen over 100,000 patients. 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 lic...

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Philadelphia, 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 hospitals. 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.

Bethann Scarborough, MD

HealthAdvise

Landisville, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, COVID
Credentials: Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine University of Pennsylvania Health System. Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine (through 2021) Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. File Experience: Primarily disability and catastrophic reviews, some UM. Completed same-day or within 3 days (medical record length 100-2000 pages). Over 98% of reports accepted without revision. Special Skills: Assess disability & recovery potential from multiple serious illnesses (cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic lung disease, COVID, neurologic disorders, dementia, etc),

Charles S Wade, MD

CL Wade Enterprises LLC

DOWNINGTOWN, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Cardiac arrest, 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 certifications in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Teaching experience with Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Naval Medical Center Portmsouth and Lankenau Heart Group. Vast COVID-19 Experience. Dr. Wade is a physician expert employed in full-time clinical practice at Mainline Health with the Lankenau Heart Group. Designated Master Clinician with extensive experience in teaching nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, interns, residents and fellows. 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. Nava...

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 ...

Ethan A Prince, MD

Providence, Rhode Island
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Bleeding, Blood Clot, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Cancer, Thrombus, Hemorrhage, Stroke, Paralysis, Catheter, Tumor Embolization, Tumor Ablation, Needle, Stent, Pain, Pain Intervention
Expert in the fields of Interventional Oncology, image guided pain management, interventional management of stroke and trauma. Former Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. Former member of the Society of Interventional Radiology stroke service line. Graduate of the Society of Interventional Radiology Leadership Academy. Veteran of the US Navy.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD

Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Procedures, MI, Stroke, Fracture, Wounds, Urgent Care Medicine, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, Trauma, Aeromedical Transport, Emergency Medical Systems, Consent Issues, Accidents.
Currently, I practice Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am triple board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics and have over 26 years of clinical and administrative experience. I love to teach and have served as a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine for many years. I also have recent Urgent Care and past Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience and can speak to standards of care in these areas. A few highlights from my CV include experience as a US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director of Pediatric Division, QI Director Level One Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, and International Educator with many publications. I have also authored dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals,...

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 EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
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...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

South Carolina
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP

Gregory Risk, MD, PC

South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

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.

Brandy Seyller, RN, BSN

Critical Care ICU

Medical Case Consultants, LLC

Ladson, South Carolina
Critical Care Surgery, Nurse - COVID-19 crisis standard of care, COVID-19 impact on delivery of care spectrum, CVICU, ECMO Specialist, IABP, Impella, Heartmate, Centrimag, Cardiac Tamponade, Critical Care Registered Nurse, Stroke, NIHSS, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Expert Witness, Medical Record Review, Medical Case Review
I am a Legal Nurse Consultant and Nurse Expert Witness with 20 years of experience caring for patients in a variety of Surgical Intensive Critical Care (ICU) specialty areas. My experience in nursing includes Cardiovascular Surgery, Coronary Care, Neuro-Surgical, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Critical Care and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist. As a travel nurse for 7 years, I have a wide variety of exposure to different hospital system policies and operations as well as different platforms for documentation in the EHR. I have been reviewing medical records as an expert witness since 2017 and have consulted on over 30 cases. I have been deposed twice. I have been retained as an expert in critical care standards for matters involving nursing board disciplinary hearings. As an excellent communicator, I leverage my logic and analytical skills to delve deep into the records, identifying any strengths or potential deviations from the standard of care. I communica...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric EM, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT, federal cases, criminal cases, injury pattern review.
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...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM

Brian Pisula MD LLC

Tennessee
Emergency Medicine - Care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fractures, dislocation, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, PA/NP standard of care, spinal abscess
Dr. Pisula is an emergency medicine physician with over 18,000 hours of clinical practice. During that time, he has evaluated over 35,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Dr. Pisula is experienced as an expert witness: o Provided reviews in 80+ cases since 2022 o Worked with both plaintiff and defense o Provided testimony at deposition and trial Dr. Pisula is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is experienced in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Dr. Pisula is an associate professor of emergency medicine at Mercer University and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has over 3,500 hours of teaching experience with residents and medical students. He also has administrative experience including current committee memberships medical and surgical quality. An example ...

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, Illinois, New York and Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Failure to Diagnose, Pain and suffering, Trauma, Motor vehicle accident, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infections
Hi, I’m Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years’ experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group. I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide. As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation ...

Adam Canion, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Intubation, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Pediatric Emergency, Head Trauma, Billing, Sepsis, Trauma, Envenomation, Overdose, Malpractice
Full time clinical practitioner of emergency medicine, Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Has significant clinical experience at level 1 trauma centers, level 2 trauma centers, as well as associated critical access hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms. Has treated more than 30,000 patients in the emergency department. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Experience in chart review and standard of care evaluations. Undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Health and Kinesiology. Expertise in resuscitation as well as life and limb saving emergency procedures. Serves on multiple clinical improvement committees including sepsis taskforce, national workforce committees and government relations committee. Experience in Children's Advocacy Center Medical Directorship and governor appointed Child Fatality Review Teams. Experience as c...

Danny M Chachere, II, MD

Board Certified Neurologist and Neurophysiologist

Houston, Texas
Neurology, Legal Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Seizures/Epilepsy, Nerve and Muscle disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Headache disorders, Stroke, Neurodegenerative disorders, Ataxia, Auto-Immune encephalitis, Neurodiagnostics: EEG, EMG, IOM
Currently works in Houston, Tx as an outpatient neurologist, and double board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Legal medicine is an integral part of his practice with participation in preparing medical expert opinions, depositions as well as independent medical examinations. Large array of patient types seen in an outpatient setting such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Ataxia, Auto Epilepsy, Nerve and Muscle disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, sleep disorder, Headache disorders, and ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Performing and interpretation of neurodiagnostic studies is part of Dr. Chachere's daily practice as well. Also, currently working as a sideline neurologist at a local high school for on field concussion care. Actively participates in local (Harris County Neurologic Society) and state (Texas Neurologic Society) neurologic societies to stay on the cusp of the field of neurology.

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...

Atish Chopra

Fort Worth Vascular

Fort Worth, Texas
Vascular Surgery - Limb Salvage, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Carotid Disease, Stroke, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Foot Ulcers, Mesenteric Disease, Hemodialysis Access, Spinal Access Surgery, Vascular Trauma

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...

Narendra K Garg, MD

Narendra K. Garg MD PC

Texas
Internal Medicine, Phlebotomy - Internal Medicine, COVID 19, Phlebology, Varicose veins, Vein disease, Diabetes, Stroke, Venous Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Hypertension, Back pain, Botox, Fillers
Experienced in broad Internal Medicine, Venous disorders, Phlebology, Botox, Fillers, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures

Scott A Heller, MD

San Antonio, Texas
Neurology, Neurophysiology - stroke,meningitis,encephalitis,radiculopathy,spine disease,vertigo,myasthenia gravis,brain hemorrhage,TBI,neuropathy,brachial plexus,epilepsy,seizures,anoxic brain injury,Guillain-Barre syndrome,CIDP,myopathy,muscular dystrophy,encephalopathy,headaches,Charcot-Marie-Tooth,ALS,motor neuron disease
Dr. Heller is a double board-certified neurologist, with ABPN board certifications in both neurology and neuromuscular medicine. He is also fellowship-trained in clinical neurophysiology, with expertise in both EEG and EMG. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of practice settings, including active duty military, private practice, and academics. He treats conditions that span the complete spectrum of neurology, and currently serves a full-time clinical role as a neurohospitalist.

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Texas
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

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 Dallas/FortWorth, Tx 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 previous institution and I was also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and in active practice. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively involv...

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 25 years of practice experience. 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. He served many years as clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and was active in resident education. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multipl...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures, Status Epilepticus, Aortic Dissection, AAA, Head Bleed, Urgent Care
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.

ALONSO J OSORIO-GIRALDO, MD

INDEPENDENT

TYLER, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - I have 23 years of experience in 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/INTERACTION
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), and 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 positio...

Fermina Pirmohamed

Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology

Cypress, Texas
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Stroke, Neurocritical Care, Teleneurology, Headache, Migraines, Interventional headache, Epilepsy, Seizure, EEG, Neuromuscular, EMG/NCS, Anoxic Brain Injury, Coma, Peripheral nerve disorders, Nerve injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Parkinson's Disease
Currently working in providing neurocritical care and acute stroke treatment via telemedicine. Licensed in 33 states (AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI). Double board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Extensive experience in most areas of Neurological care including inpatient and outpatient settings. Can provide expertise in evaluation, diagnosis and management of Neurological disease.

Felix G. Rivera, M.D.

US Neurology Consulting, PLLC

Harlingen, Texas
Neurology, Telemedicine - Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache, migraine, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI, closed head injury, concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Nerve Injury, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,CRPS,Memory Loss, Dementia, Encephalopathy, Parkinson's Disease, testamentary capacity,competency
Dr.Felix Rivera is a Board Certified Neurologist with over 14 years of experience. Fellowship trained in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders. Has experience with Outpatient General Neurology, Inpatient Neuro-Hospitalist and Outpatient Tele Neurology, as well as currently provides Telemedicine care in Neurology, Inpatient Telemedicine/ Tele Neuro-Hospitalist for hospitals in several states throughout the United States. He is Licensed in over 25 states Dr. Rivera has experience in areas, including but not limited to : Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI, Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache, migraine, closed head injury, concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Nerve Injury, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Memory Loss, Dementia, Encephalopathy, Parkinson's Disease.

Eileen M. Toloza-Larson, MD

Ingram, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Rural, Community, Level IV Trauma, Medical Director, Supervision, Quality, Utilization, Risk Managment, Operations, Staffing, Meditech, Geriatrics, Sepsis, Stroke, Chest Pain, Shortness of Breath, Abdominal Pain, Head Injury, Fracture, Assault
Dr. Toloza-Larson has been actively practicing as a full-time residency-trained/Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician in Texas for 20+ years. Her work experience has primarily been at a community Emergency Department in central Texas with a high geriatric population. She served as Medical Director for her Emergency Department for almost 17 years and was responsible for overseeing departmental operations including HIPAA compliance, performing quality and utilization reviews, and providing leadership to staff physicians and supervision to Advanced Practice Providers. She continues to be very involved with medical record reviews for quality assurance and process improvement. She has been retained as a medical expert in one medical malpractice case and three criminal law cases.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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, Fracture care, Airway management
Eric Gilbert, MD, FACEP has 30 years of clinical experience and currently works full time at a level I trauma center and community hospitals. He has 25+ years of experience teaching residents and medical students as well as 14 years of experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair and Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Quality Improvement Committee for a 100+ physician group. He has served as an expert witness, consultant, and provided trial testimony.

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

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...

Kristine Carlson

Charlottesville, Virginia
Speech-Language Pathology - dysphagia, aphasia, cognitive-linguistic deficits, swallowing, swallowing disorders, stroke, aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, choking, swallow strategies, aspiration precautions
I am an ASHA-certified and Virginia-licensed medical Speech-Language Pathologist currently working in the acute care setting at University of Virginia with 20 years of experience. Over the course of my career, I have also worked in the skilled nursing, sub-acute, long-term acute care, acute rehab, and outpatient settings w/ adults 18+ with primary focus on dysphagia, aphasia, cognitive-linguistic disorders, and dysarthria. Please see my CV for further details about my career.

Edward D. Greenberg, MD

Fairfax, Virginia
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...

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.

PERRY P KANERIYA, MD, MBA

Great Falls, Virginia
Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology - radiology, neuroradiology, emergency radiology, teleradiology, medical imaging, AI, artificial intelligence, TBI, brain injury, concussion, back injury, spinal cord injury, brain bleed, hemorrhage, cancer, tumor, brain tumor, spine tumor, herniated disc, stroke, aneurysm, MRI, CT, personal injury
Diagnostic Radiologist certified by the American Board of Radiology with subspecialty expertise in Neuroradiology. Over 18 years of clinical experience ranging from high-volume multi-modality private practice imaging centers to industry-leading telemedicine providers. Diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship training at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Awarded position of Chief Resident during radiology residency in recognition for leadership capacity, communication skills and clinical acumen. Appointed to Internal Review Board and Neuroradiology Section Chief during teleradiology career after establishing reputation of collaborative team-building, effective communication and consistent high-quality medical exam interpretation. Serves as Physician Consultant and Subject Matter Expert for multiple reputable law firms, medical imaging ventures, artificial intelligence-based healthcare start-ups and management consulting firms. Earned Master o...

Karla Lacayo, MD FACEP

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). 16 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full-time in a mid-sized community hospital, and 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, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality 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, Dialysis, anemia, atypical HUS, TTP, bleeding diathesis, acute kidney injury, hypertension, stroke, electrolyte disorders, end stage renal disease, Lupus, hyperkalemia
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...

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. -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 standard of care for a Family Physician working in the Emergency Department. -I have worked in every siz...

Chris Burke, MD, FACEP

Vancouver, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Airway Management,Sepsis,Appendicitis,Heart Attack,Stroke,Aortic Dissection,Pulmonary Embolism,Trauma,Ectopic Pregnancy,Critical Care,Torsion (ovarian, testicular),Litigation Defense,Insurance Claims,Aortic Aneurysm
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). My current clinical practice is a high volume community hospital in a major metropolitan area. ED volume >80k patients per year. I am recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Well versed in the standard of care in Emergency Medicine as a full time practicing physician. Experience with credentials committee at community hospitals. Trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive evaluations based on the facts of the case. I assist plaintiff and defense medical malpractice attorneys establish the standard of care, and identify breaches in compliance. Experienced in preparing strategies in defense of litigation for health system attorneys, as well as reviewing third party claims and independent QA reviews. I offer a complimentary introductory video call at your convenience prior to any retainer agreements. Licensed in WA, OR

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Washington
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...

Stephen C Morris, MD, MPH

Mercer Island, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency medicine, EMS, medical device, medical education, critical care, surgical complication, acute coronary syndrome, motor vehicle accident, stroke, missed diagnosis, informed consent, disabilty, airway, hypoxia, trauma, workers compensation, treatment of minors, involuntary detainment, ACLS
I am board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Having completed my medical degree at University of Washington I completed my residency at Yale and my first job was as a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) during which time I earned a Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Currently I am an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health at the University of Washington and practice clinically at three hospitals, including our level 1 trauma hospital and our cancer and transplant hospital I have nearly two decades of experience practicing clinical emergency medicine in community, government and academic settings. Within these settings, I have cared for high volumes of trauma, pediatrics, geriatrics, oncology, psychiatry, substance abuse disorder, complicated cardiac patients including those with assist devices, and surgically complex patients. In addition...

Kelley Pratt, MD

Ridgefield, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP

Gregory Risk, MD, PC

West Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Kelly Carter, MD, FACEP

HealthAdvise

Verona, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine - 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
Kelly Carter graduated in the top third of her class from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at the Pitt County Memorial Hospital/Brody School of Medicine and was Chief Resident for one year. She is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kelly has been an emergency medicine physician for 16 years. She also has experience as a telemedicine physician, and was Co-Founder and CEO of Brily Innovations, a company using technology to create products that improved patient care, reduce financial loss and improve efficiency in the emergency department. In her current role Kelly is assisting in charting efficiency through improving EPIC and Cerner templates, phrases, and lists, and gives individual coaching to improve documentation and reimbursement. She has over five years of experience in EPIC, Cerner, and Medhost, and has completed the EPIC Power User Course. She is serving her fourth year on the ...

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

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Active 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.

Kelley Pratt, MD

Wyoming
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm, Epidural Abscess, Abdominal Emergencies, Airway Management, Ovarian and Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Point of Care Ultrasound, Procedural Competency
Dr. Pratt is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, residency trained in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where he served as chief resident and is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has over 19 years of clinical, leadership, and teaching experience. He currently serves as the Emergency Department Medical Director, Medical Staff President-Elect and Quality Council Chair for a large community based multi-specialty Gold Plus Rated Primary Stroke Center, consistently recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, repeatedly receives multiple awards including the Patient Safety Excellence Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Critical Care Excellence Award, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, vastly exceeds the national average for patient satisfaction, and year over year receives a 5-star CMS Hospital Quality rating. Dr. Pratt serves on the following committees: • Quality and Patient Safety ...