Sudden Death Expert Witnesses

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

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.

Anthony C Chang, MD, MBA, MPH Children's Hospital of Orange County

Laguna Beach, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Public Health - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Sudden Death, Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Failure, Postoperative Care, Pulmonary Hypertension, Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, Public Health, Sports Medicine
Training and attending service at the three top pediatric heart programs. Editor of textbooks Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults with expertise in congenital Heart Disease and Perioperative Care as well as cardiomyopathy and sudden death in pediatric patients

Sendhil Krishnan, MD Pacific Heart & Vascular

Orange, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker; Sudden Death; Cardiac arrest; Defibrillators; Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial infarction, PTCA, Angioplasty, Stent, Malpractice, aortic, mitral valve.
Dr. Sendhil Krishnan has provided expert witness and IME services for over 10 years and is experienced in everything from case review, to merit evaluation, and deposition testimony spanning over 50 cases (for both plantiff and defendants). He is a well-regarded interventional and general cardiologist with over 12 years of clinical practice experience. He has held numerous leadership positions, speaking arrangements, and publications in the field of cardiovascular diseases. His expertise extends from interventional cases (catherization, angioplasty, stents...etc) to peripheral endovascular interventions) and all aspects of the latest pacemaker and minimally invasive surgical technologies. Dr. Krishnan is committed to delivering unbiased, timely reports based on evidence based medicine and integrity. His preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and anticipation of opposing counsel's arguments allows him to be well prepared and composed during depositions or trial.

Atul Madan, M.D., MBA, Asst Professor UCF College of Medicine. VA-VA Consulting, LLC.

Kissimmee, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology - Transradial catheterization, STEMI. heart attack, coronary angioplasty & stent, coronary dissection/perforation, transesophageal echocardiogram, valvular disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, embolism, hypertension, preventive cardiology, aortic aneurysm, hyperlipidemia, stroke, sudden death.
Atul Madan, M.D. is a board-certified cardiologist and interventional cardiologist practicing in central Florida area. He has treated over 100,000 cardiac patients and performed over 6,000 invasive cardiac procedures during his 18 years of cardiology practice. He did his interventional cardiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School in Boston and cardiovascular disease fellowship from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is presently serving as the Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at HCA- Florida Osceola Hospital. In addition, he has held various leadership positions in hospital departments and local physician organizations. For the last nine years, he has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. In addition, he is a research mentor in the Focused Inquiry and Research Experience (FIRE) program designed to involve medical students in research earlier in their careers. His profession...

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...

Timothy J. McDermott, MD Osage Beach Cardiology,LTD

Linn Creek, Missouri
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Chest pain,angina,coronary artery,heart failure,heart attack,vascular medicine,claudication,stent,atherectomy,pacemaker,ICD,sudden death,nuclear cardiology, atrial fibrillation,cardiac arrest,PTCA,Angioplasty,echocardiography,shortness of breath,arrhythmias,HTN,Assist device,ECG,endovacular medicine
* Dr. McDermott is an experienced Interventional and general cardiologist with over 25 yrs clinical practice in Interventional cardiology, endovascular medicine and critical limb ischemia, general cardiology, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, pacemaker implantation, implantable defibrillators (ICD) including biventricular devices, and leadless pacemakers. Dr. McDermott has particular interests in the management of complex and high risk patients with a wide spectrum of cardiovascular disease. * He is committed to ongoing education in these areas of interest. * Dr. McDermott has board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular disease, subspecialty Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac pacing, and physician interpretation vascular ultrasound. * Dr. McDermott is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. He is currently licensed in Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, ...

David L Fairbrother, MD

Greenville, North Carolina
Pediatric Cardiology - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Sudden Death, Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Failure, Postoperative Care, Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Syncope, Electrophysiology, Cardiomyopathy
Attending in both private practice and academic medicine. Additional fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology with expertise in arrhythmias, syncope, device management, and sudden death. Significant experience with pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease, perioperative care, and cardiomyopathy.