Sudden Death Expert Witnesses

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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, Disability Evaluation, Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, and Public Health.

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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

TUSTIN, 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.

Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Angina, Stroke, Syncope, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Congestive Heart Failure, Aortic Dissection, Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmia, Pulmonary Embolus, Anticoagulation, Coumadin, Valvular Disease
Dr. Stark is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is in full-time practice in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, and has served on the Clinical Faculties at the Georgetown and Yale Medical Schools. He has 20 years’ litigation experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has served as senior member of his state’s Medical Malpractice Claims Review Panel. Had responsibility for advising on defensibility of cases for Aetna Life & Casualty and CNA Insurance, as well as for individual law firms. Dr. Robert Stark is in full-time active practice of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is past-president of the Connecticut Society of Internal Medicine and Director of his hospital’s Cardiovascular Prevention Program. He teaches residents and medical students as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine – he also speaks frequently on cardiovascular topics for lay and professional groups as well as the media. Dr. Stark has had extensive litigation experience in state and f...

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...

Joel K Kahn, MD Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity

Bingham Farms, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, sudden death, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, emergency medicine, preventive cardiology, cardiology
Graduate Summa Cum Laude University of Michigan School of Medicine Triple Board Certified Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology Health Care Hero, Crain's Business Detroit Authored over 100 peer reviewed medical articles and book chapters Fellow, American College of Cardiology Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine National TV appearances Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Dr. Phil, Joe Rogan and more Courtroom experience since 1991 Evenly balanced in plaintiff and defense reviews Active clinical practice and hospital privileges

Francois Sestier, MD, PhD, FRCPc, FACC, CIME University of Montreal

Montreal, Quebec
Cardiovascular Disease, Disability Evaluation - Disabily assessment in cardiology; Work-related cardiac events; Sudden death; Medical liability in Adult Cardiology, Insurance Medicine, Life Insurance, Life/Health Insurance, Travel Insurance,Critical illness insurance, Life expectancy, Life expectancy calculation, Life span, Work Life expectancy
Dr. François SESTIER graduated from medical school in Nancy, France, 1967, where he obtained certification in cardiology, pneumology, occupational medicine and aeronautical medicine. In Canada, since 1973, he obtained a Quebec certification in cardiology (CSPQ), and a fellowship in cardiology of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPc); he also obtained a PhD in Experimental Medicine (McGill, 1977). He is staff cardiologist at CHUM, Hôtel-Dieu, Montreal, medical director of Quebec Blue Cross since 1985 and medical director and vice-president of OptimumRe since 2002. He obtained his American Board of Insurance Medicine (1995), and his American Board of Independent Medical Examiner (2011). Dr. Sestier is a past president of CLIMOA (1996-1997), the Canadian LIfe and health Medical Officer Association, past-president of CSME (2011-2013), the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, past president (2010-2012) of AIDC, the world association of medical experts; he is Professor o...