Surgical Complications Expert Witness

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Surgical complications 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 surgical complications. The surgical complications expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, Gynecology, Hepatology, Independent Medical Examinations, Neurological Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, and Trauma Surgery.

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Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Riverside, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 9 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a mem...

J. Clark Race, MD

Colorado
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - fractures, ligament injuries, tendon injuries, nerve injuries, surgical complications, knee replacements, hip replacements, hand, wrist, elbow injuries and surgery, shoulder injury and replacements, ankle, knee , hip injuries and surgery, carpal tunnel, osteoarthritis, De Quervains tendinitis
Dr. Race is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Race has been providing orthopedic expert witness services to plaintiff and defense counsel for more than 35+ years. Dr. Race’s medical legal services include depositions, trial testimony, medical record reviews, impairment ratings, and independent medical exams (IMEs). Dr. Race’s case experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, work-related injury, auto accidents, orthopedic peer reviews, and other general liability. Dr. Race believes in building relationships based on honesty and trust with his patients and the medical legal community. He provides objective and in-depth opinions and all findings and reports are fact-based and impartial. Dr. Race has extensive experience and knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. He has practiced orthopedics in Austin, TX since 1977. Dr. Race has added several of his colleagu...

Angel E Alsina, MD FACS FAASLD

Tampa, Florida
General Surgery, Hepatology - Liver Transplantation, Bile duct injuries, Portal Hypertension, Hepatitis C, Chronic Liver Disease, Organ Transplantation, Organ Donation, Liver Failure, Liver Oncology, Liver Cancer, Surgical complications, Correctional Medicine of liver diseases and hepatitis C, Drug-induced liver injuries
Trained at Harvard Department of Surgery, New England Deaconess program in Hepato-Biliary Surgery, liver surgery, and Liver Transplantation. American Board of Surgery certified. Fellow designation by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases ( AASLD). Collaborative Professor at University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine. Real world experience: • 24 years of hepato-biliary (liver) surgery and liver transplantation experience at a tertiary care, 1,010 bed teaching hospital. • Broad skills in general surgery, liver surgery, transplantation, hepatology , and hepato-oncology (liver cancer). Robotic surgery certified. • Directed liver transplantation and cancer programs for total of 20 years • Experienced in Hepatitis C. Principal investigator in Hepatitis C trials that resulted in drug approval. • Managed immunosuppression treatments long term in over 1,000 liver transplant recipients. • Leader of a multi-disciplinary liver cancer team. Conducte...

Robert A Beatty, MD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Head Injury, Independent Medical Examinations, Misse Diagnosis, Neurological Damage, Neurological IME, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Surgery Complications
Dr. Beatty provides expert witness testimony including neurosurgery malpractice for plaintiff and defense, emphasizing deviation from the standard of care, missed diagnosis and the avoidance and treatment of surgical complications. He performs IMEs in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. He is a founding member of the Illinois State Advisory Council on spinal cord and head injury.

Gerald R. Harpel, MD Medical Consulting

Cynthiana, Kentucky
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - OB Complications, Gynecology Complications, Surgical Complications, Medical Malpractice, Medical Record Keeping
Board Certified OB/GYN. Well-versed in standard-of-care issues referenced to obstetric and gynecology, involving surgical complications. Fellowship in ACOG, ACS. ICS. Expert chart review, Depositions, Court Room Testimony. I am available for either plaintiff or defense cases. I have attended SEAK’s course on Expert Witnessing.

Patricia A Penkoske, MD Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri
Critical Care Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery - pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric critical care, trauma, burns,sepsis, shock, peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, surgical infections, surgical complications,ecmo, ventricular assist devices, transplantation, surgical ethics, pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis
After completing Washington University School of Medicine, and training in general, cardiothoracic, and pediatric cardiac surgery, I embarked upon an academic career in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and critical care. I am the author of many peer reviewed journal articles and abstracts and have presented at national and international meetings. I have participated in teaching and research in the medical school environment. My expert witness experience has been in the fields of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, both adult and pediatric, and also in the area of critical care.

Marcin A Jankowski, DO, MBA, FACS, FACOS, CHSE, CPHQ

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Abdominal Pain, General Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Sports Injury, Sepsis, Brain Death, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Pre-hospital Care, Burn Injury, Standard of Care, Surgical Complications, Chart Rev
I am a Trauma Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Intensivist and a General Surgeon. I am double board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and have over 15 years of clinical Trauma, Critical Care and General/Emergency Surgery experience. Over the years, I have served as the Medical Director of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at two different Trauma Centers. I have significant clinical and administrative leadership experience and have lead numerous peer and quality group review committees and group case reviews. Currently, I serve as the Director of Surgical Outcomes and Research and help to lead several initiatives related to peer surgical case review as well as patient quality and safety. I also have significant experience in reviewing and evaluating surgical cases for complications, errors, appropriate management and care as well as serving as an expert witness in numerous medical-legal cases. I have a breadth of experience in graduate and undergraduate medic...

Joseph R Zerbo, DO

Linwood, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine Injury, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Surgical Complications, Spine Fracture, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Spine Infection, Cervical Fusim, Discography
Board Certified AOBOS, Pravate Practice since 1988, member North American Spine Society 1999

Roger S Lash, MD

White Plains, New York
Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology, Cataract, Cataract Surgery, Surgical Complication, Eye Surgery Complications
Ophthalmology, Cataract and anterior segment surgery, cataract and other eye surgery complications

J. Clark Race, MD

New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - fractures, ligament injuries, tendon injuries, nerve injuries, surgical complications, knee replacements, hip replacements, hand, wrist, elbow injuries and surgery, shoulder injury and replacements, ankle, knee , hip injuries and surgery, carpal tunnel, osteoarthritis, De Quervains tendinitis
Dr. Race is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Race has been providing orthopedic expert witness services to plaintiff and defense counsel for more than 35+ years. Dr. Race’s medical legal services include depositions, trial testimony, medical record reviews, impairment ratings, and independent medical exams (IMEs). Dr. Race’s case experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, work-related injury, auto accidents, orthopedic peer reviews, and other general liability. Dr. Race believes in building relationships based on honesty and trust with his patients and the medical legal community. He provides objective and in-depth opinions and all findings and reports are fact-based and impartial. Dr. Race has extensive experience and knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. He has practiced orthopedics in Austin, TX since 1977. Dr. Race has added several of his colleagu...

Nicholas S Fogelson, MD Northwest Endometriosis and Pelvic Surgery

Portland, Oregon
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, Surgical Complications, Surgical Injury, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Pelvic Pain, Myomectomy, abortion, family planning, dilation and curettage, bladder injury, ureter injury, bowel injury
Dr Fogelson is a national expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery with a keen mind for clinical care. His career path has included academic appointments at several major universities, most recently at Emory University where he was the Associate Chief of Service for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Grady Memorial Hospital, and Chief of Service for Gynecology. Dr Fogelson has extensive experience in teaching and explaining complex ideas in medicine to both medical learners and laypeople, making him an outstanding expert witness that will make complex medical ideas clear to a jury and to retaining attorneys. Dr Fogelson's clinical expertise is focused on minimally invasive techniques for complex gynecologic surgery, including the use of robotics. He has a strong reputation in the management of endometriosis, and now runs a referral based practice focused on the care of this condition in Portland, OR. He also has extensive experience in surgical and medical abortion, includi...

J. Clark Race, MD

Austin, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - fractures, ligament injuries, tendon injuries, nerve injuries, surgical complications, knee replacements, hip replacements, hand, wrist, elbow injuries and surgery, shoulder injury and replacements, ankle, knee , hip injuries and surgery, carpal tunnel, osteoarthritis, De Quervains tendinitis
Dr. Race is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Race has been providing orthopedic expert witness services to plaintiff and defense counsel for more than 35+ years. Dr. Race’s medical legal services include depositions, trial testimony, medical record reviews, impairment ratings, and independent medical exams (IMEs). Dr. Race’s case experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, work-related injury, auto accidents, orthopedic peer reviews, and other general liability. Dr. Race believes in building relationships based on honesty and trust with his patients and the medical legal community. He provides objective and in-depth opinions and all findings and reports are fact-based and impartial. Dr. Race has extensive experience and knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. He has practiced orthopedics in Austin, TX since 1977. Dr. Race has added several of his colleagu...