Swallowing Disorders Expert Witness

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Swallowing disorders 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 swallowing disorders. The swallowing disorders expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Geriatrics, Otolaryngology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Urgent Care Medicine.

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Karen M Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S SwallowStudy.com

Boston, Massachusetts
Speech-Language Pathology, Geriatrics - swallowing, swallowing disorders, dysphagia, oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, oropharyngeal dysphagia, vocal cords, vocal folds, larynx, aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, aspiration precautions, safety, strategies, choke, choking, asphyxiation, hypoxia, anoxia, stroke, dementia, neurological, paralysis
I am a medical Speech-Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S). I achieved this specialty certification in 2012. I have been a certified, licensed and practicing SLP since 1996, with licensure in Massachusetts from 1998 to current. I have worked with the adult and geriatric populations, specializing in dysphagia evaluation and management in long-term care, rehabilitation centers, and acute care with inpatients and outpatients. I am a 7-time award winner of the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) in recognition of excellence in continued professional study (as of June 2020). In September 2019, I won the first Hormel Health Labs Health Hero Award: https://www.hormelhealthlabs.com/resources/health-hero-advances-dysphagia-research/ I am the founder of www.SwallowStudy.com: Dysphagia Resource for Professionals and People with Difficulty Swallowing. I provide dysphagia expert consulting to companies and organizations thr...

Jonathan D Pender, MS, NP Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat and Patient First Urgent Care Centers

Richmond , Virginia
Otolaryngology, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent care, missed stroke, missed heart attack, missed pulmonary embolus, fractures, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, throat cancer, shortness of breath, pneumonia, abdominal pain, blood in stool, vertigo
Jonathan Pender, NP is an acute care nurse practitioner trained at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Mr. Pender is currently practicing full-time at Patient First Medical Center, providing primary and urgent care in the central Virginia area. Additionally, he practices otolaryngology one day a week at Richmond ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat), where he was previously employed, full-time for two years. Mr. Pender is available to review cases pertaining to the standards of care for nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in primary and urgent care, or in the specialty of otolaryngology. His daily practice includes: workplace injuries, community acquired infections, hypertension, chest pain, neurological changes, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, lacerations, skin diseases and other common and urgent illnesses. Specialty, ENT consultations include: the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, tempor...