Sudden Cardiac Death Expert Witnesses

Sudden cardiac death 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 sudden cardiac death. The sudden cardiac death expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine, and Interventional Cardiology.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

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/

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Alachua, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Jacksonville Beach , Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

Heather Bloom, MD, FACC

tucker, Georgia
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - icd, crt, pacemaker, defibrillator, loop recorder, watchman, micra, avair, ablations, electrophysiology study, cardioversion, atrial fibrillation, SVT, ventricular tachycardia, sudden cardiac death, sudden cardiac arrest. WPW. MI, ACS, PE, HTN, CAD, antiarrhythmics, amiodarone, general cardiology,
Associate Professor of Medicine Emory University School of Medicine. 17 years experience with legal work. Board Certified in Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Georgia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Maryland
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

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.

Dmitry Gorelik, MD JVG Cardiovascular

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

Ayman E. Farid, MD Ayman E. Farid, MD, LLC

Staten Island, New York
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Attack, Catheterization, Coronary Intervention, Angioplasty, Stents, Rotational Ablation, CHF, PCI, Sudden Cardiac Death, Angina. Specializing in through the wrist cardiac catheterizations and intervention. Also specialized in Varicose Veins/ Lasers
I have been involved in the medical care of the patients of the Tristate area for the past 20+ years. Attention to detail and total commitment, have been the hallmark my attitude. With an active practice of more than 20,000 patients, I see and care for a variety of patient conditions and am seasoned in the legal aspects of the field of cardiology.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

New York
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

Thomas C Hilton, MD

North Carolina
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

John R Filip, MD, FAPWCA, FSVMB

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Atrial fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocardial Contusion in MVA, Chest Pain, Heart Failure, Vascular Medicine
• Board-certified, fellowship-trained physician specializing in cardiology and internal medicine. • Over 40 years’ experience in active cardiology and internal medicine practice. • Past director of Bryn Mawr Wound Care and Vascular Center. • Extensive teaching experience of medical residents and medical students. • Author of numerous cardiology publications. • Experienced expert witness on both plaintiff and defense cases. • Has been called upon to express opinions in the areas of myocardial infarction, myocardial contusion, ischemic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest, and heart injury in motor vehicle accidents.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Texas
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine,echocardiography,acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death,chest pain, congestive heart failure,atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease,arrhythmia,hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four year with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year Cardiology Fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a noninvasive board certified cardiologist living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists (formerly known as the Jacksonville Heart Center) since 1996. Dr. Hilton has been active with CardioStart International, Inc. with whom he has completed over 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. He has volunteered with the Mission House and Salzbacher Medical Clinics in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. Also, he has served on the boards of the Florida Recovery Schools, Mission House, Inc, and CardioStart International . He has three gro...

David Turbay, MD David Turbay, MD PLLC

El Paso, Texas
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiac Catheterization, Vein Ablations, Coronary Artery Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Arrhythmia
Dr. Turbay is board certified in Cardiovascular Diseases with additional certifications in Advanced Heart Failures, Pulmonary Hypertension, Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Cardiac Transplantation, and Cardiac Devices. He has over 17 years of experience in private practice, specializing in optimizing cardiac care for high risk patients with comorbid diabetes, obesity, complex arrhythmias, and peripheral vascular disease. He is an independent reviewer for cardiology cases for Dane Street applying guideline driven therapy across the nation, specializing in general cardiology, heart failure, cardiac transplant, and cardiac devices. Dr. Turbay is certified in clinical research offering his patients advanced therapies through clinical trails at his practice. Prior to his clinical training, he spent 5 years in basic research studying molecular biology and genetics. In his private practice, he applies genetic testing for a variety of cardiac diseases. As a native Spanish speaker, Dr. ...