Trauma Expert Witnesses

Trauma 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 trauma. The trauma expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Adoption, Anesthesiology, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brain Injury Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Dentist, Developmental Disabilities, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medical Services, and Emergency Medical Toxicology.

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Trussville, Alabama
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist for 14 years. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 33 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy and bone biology. Dr. Thompson’s research examines the mechanisms by which...

Browning S. Wayman, MD, FACEP

Birmingham, Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Airway Management, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cerebrovascular Accident, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Injury, Fracture, Dislocation, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Rural Emergency Medicine, Documentation, Against Medical Advice
-Board certified in Emergency Medicine (American Board of Emergency Medicine) -Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians -Licensed in Texas and Alabama -Background in medical education as Core Faculty for an Emergency Medicine residency program and medical school -Experience working at a Level 1 Trauma Center -Experience working in a Pediatric Emergency Department -Experience working in both rural and urban community Emergency Departments -Experience working in Emergency Departments, hospitals, and clinics in several developing countries -Fellowship trained in Clinical Ultrasound and International Emergency Medicine -Top priorities are integrity and attention to detail

Weston J. Welker, MD Carewell, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Heart attack, strokes, diabetic ketoacidosis, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, trauma, prostate disease, cholesterol management, headaches, sports injuries, cancer screening, wound care
Board certification in Family Medicine Licenses in Alabama and Tennessee ACLS, PALS, ATLS certified Has had over 30 years experience in family medicine Has had had small town ER experience to include critical care medicine and trauma medicine, for the last 25 years Has taught pre-medical, medical, and nurse practitioner students in the emergency department and the office, to include business experience, procedural medicine, and organization of efficient medical thought. Has spoken on television, and given community lectures, regarding medical topics of concern. Has had experience in working with prescribing controlled medical substances, and the legal responsibilities surrounding this in chronic and acute pain control. Wound care training and HBO by Healogics, based on military research and civilian clinic experience.

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

Alaska
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 16 years of practice in emergency medicine and 14 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.

Albert Fiorello, MD, RDMS, FAAEM, FACEP Sonora Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

Tucson, Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Emergency Ultrasound
Dr. Fiorello is a residency trained, board certified, practicing emergency physician. He has been an attending physician since 1998 in the emergency department of a high-volume, academic, Level 1 trauma center. He has also worked for 4 years for the Indian Health Service in a small rural hospital ED. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is the Emergency Medicine Residency Director. He has years of experience reviewing cases as an outside consultant for the state medical board and his hospital’s quality and peer review committees. He is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer and former director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. He has lectured in Emergency Medicine on the local, regional, and national level and has authored many abstracts, scientific articles, and book chapters in the field of Emergency Medicine and medical education.

Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S. Martin A. Morse, M.D., P.C.

Queen Creek, Arizona
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Cancer Reconstruction, Carpal Tunnel, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity Surgery
(1) BLS/ACLS/ATLS trained (2) CAPTAIN, US Navy (Retired) 23 year career treating Wounded soldiers and sailors from Afghanistan & Iraq (3) Former NASA Flight Surgeon (4) (4) years experience as surgeon working in Pediatric Emergency Room, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (5) (4) years experience participating in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (6) Laser surgery certified for 31 years (dating back to 1988) for General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery (7) Freemason, Scottish Rite member and Shriner member volunteering at Shriner's Burn Hospitals for Children

JAMES S ANGELOS, Ph.D. JAMES S. ANGELOS, PHD

SANTA BARBARA, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Trauma, Psychological & Physical catastrophic or traumatic injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Criminal Forensic Evaluations, Psychological sequelae of Medical Injury, Psychological Personal injury evaluations.
Experience in criminal and civil proceedings. Personal injury examinations of adults and children. Worker's compensation evaluations. Two year (2008-2010) appointment to U.S. State Department, Office of Medical Services. Twenty-two month deployment to Iraq to evaluate and treat Department of State and Department of Defense personnel for acute and posttraumatic stress disorders.

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

JOSEPH M. BELLEZZO, M.D.

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway, Central Line, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head Trauma, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, CPR, ECPR, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ACLS, Tendon, Laceration, Chest Pain
Expertise: - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine - Current practice: full time Emergency Medicine at a suburban, community-based. Level 2 Trauma Center in San Diego, CA - Current position: Chief-of-Staff Elect of the hospital Medical Staff - Current position: Chair of the hospitals Foundation Board of Directors - Current position: Emergency Department ECMO Director - Current hospital board positions: 1. Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors (Chair) 2. Sharp Healthcare Board of Directors - Current committee positions: 1. Medical Executive Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital Medical Staff 2. Sharp Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Committee 3. Sharp Healthcare Information Technology Committee 4. Sharp Geriatric Steering Committee 5. Emergency Department Supervisory Committe...

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction

Stuart T Breisch, MD Stuart T. Breisch, MD, PC

Cardiff, California
Urgent Care Medicine - Chest Pain, Myocardial Infarction, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Thoracic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Cholecystitis, Headache, Stroke, TIA, Meningitis, Fracture, Abscess, Laceration, Trauma, Urgent Care, PA, FNP
• Active acute care medical practice with BROAD PEDIATRIC AND ADULT emergency department and urgent care experience: 40+ years. • Current practice URGENT CARE MEDICINE: 10+ years. • EMERGENCY MEDICINE physician practice: 28+ years. • BOARD CERTIFIED EMERGENCY MEDICINE: 31+ years. ABEM award recipient for 30 consecutive years of certification and MOC (maintenance of certification). • MEDICAL-LEGAL CONSULTANT with Deposition and Jury testimony experience: 10+ years. • Oversight/supervision of PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT and NURSE PRACTITIONER mid-level providers: 10+ years. • Skilled TEACHER who makes complex medical issues understandable for patients, attorneys and laypersons on a jury. • MEDICAL DIRECTOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: 16 years. Medical practice management, medical record chart review, quality improvement, emergency physician supervision: 16 years. • MEDICAL STAFF PRESIDENT: 2 years, Medical Executive Committee, interfacing with all hospital medical specialty departments: 16...

Matthew Brosseit, MD

Nevada City, California
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Aortic Syndromes, Orthopedic Injuries, Compartment Syndrome, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergencies, Neonatal Fever, Trauma, Appendicitis, Overdose, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Spinal Injuries, Sepsis, Airway, Concussions
Dr. Matt Brosseit: - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - Full-time Emergency Medicine Physician for >10 years - California-licensed - Practices at a high volume: ○ Regional Stroke Center ○ Level 3 Trauma Center ○ STEMI Center - Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Education - Supervisor of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners - Residency-trained at a Level 1 Trauma Center - Completed a SEAK Expert Witness Training Course Dr. Brosseit has presented on topics including: aortic syndromes, concussion, vertigo, neonatal fevers, hand injuries, and acute coronary syndromes Easy to work with, Dr. Brosseit is a careful listener and thoughtful teacher

Benjamin Busfield, MD, FAAOS, FACS Diablo Orthopedic Consultants

San Francisco Bay area, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder replacement, hip replacement, knee replacement, joint replacement, fractures, trauma, personal injury, arthroscopic surgery
Fellowship trained and board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, fellow of AAOS, 10 years of practice as a community surgeon, author of over 15 peer reviewed journal Articles Dr. Benjamin Busfield specializes in arthroscopy, care of athletes, and sports-related injuries. His interests include injuries to the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He completed an additional year of Fellowship training for sports medicine and arthroscopy at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, the birth place of the Tommy John elbow surgery. Dr. Busfield is board certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS). Furthermore, he has been awarded the Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) for Orthopedic Sports Medicine. This distinction, in conjunction with his Sports Medicine fellowship training, is held by very few local surgeons in the area. As a general...

Stephen D Chin, MD, FAAEM

Burlingame, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Documentation Analysis, Quality Assurance, Medical Education, Trauma, Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, Overdose
● Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with over 25 years’ clinical experience. ● Over 10 years’ experience training Emergency Medicine physicians at a Level I Trauma Center. ● Current Quality Assurance Consultant for the Medical Board of California. ● Experience in Emergency Medicine Documentation Quality Assurance. ● Instructor for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Course. ● Clinical and Administrative Urgent Care experience including Medication Assisted Treatment. ● Published author in physical child abuse research. ● Award-winning public speaker. ● Experienced in providing expert witness testimony at both deposition and trial.

Dudley Seth Danoff, MD, FACS Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Tower Urology

Los Angeles, California
Urology & Urological Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Davinci robot, urologic oncology, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, pelvic trauma, stones, impotence, ureteral injury, trauma, rectal injury, bladder perforation, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, prolapse, catheter, UTIs, fistula, torsion, penile implant, infertility
Award-Winning Urologist. Active clinical practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. UCLA Faculty. Princeton (summa cum laude) and Yale (honors) educated, Columbia trained. Significant research experience as a principal investigator and sub-investigator. National and international speaking experience. Author of several books and numerous peer-reviewed articles. Former Urology Surgeon-in-Chief to the King of Thailand. Highly experienced expert witness - has reviewed hundreds of legal cases and testified in dozens of depositions and trials.

Harpreet Dhatt, MD

DAVIS, California
Diagnostic Radiology, Ultrasound - Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, X-ray, Procedures, biopsies, mammograms, 3-D mammograms, Abdominal Imaging, Oncology, Trauma
I am a board certified fellowship trained Body Imager with 5+ years of clinical experience in the Outpatient, Inpatient, and Emergency settings. I read over 14,000 exams per year and perform hundreds of procedures. I have a robust medical education background having attended Stanford Medical School for my MD, University of Utah for residency, and University of California, San Francisco for fellowship. My current practice is focused on Body Imaging and Mammography with strong experience in MRI, CT, Ultrasound, breast tomosynthesis, x-rays, and fluoroscopy. Additionally, I perform wide-ranging image guided procedures including breast biopsies, fine needle aspirations, drainages, and arthrograms. Large portion of my practice involves oncologic imaging and thus I am intimately involved in numerous tumor boards including lymphoma, GI/GU malignancies, and thoracic cancer. I practice in a highly specialized system with strong involvement in peer review, quality control, and operatio...

Jeffrey M Dym, MD

Newport Coast, California
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Diagnostic radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, trauma, spine,fracture, herniated disc,emergency radiology, injury, child abuse, MRI, CT, Xray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, workers compensation, general radiology, neuroradiology, auto accident, pain, expert witness, motorcycle, automobile
Dr. Dym serves as Radiology Director at a dynamic private practice in Southern California. He is board certified in radiology by the American Board of Radiology and completed a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging. Dr. Dym has a very clear, concise method of communication imaging findings of potentially complex cases in a manner that is easy to understand. Dr. Dym has experience in expert witness case reviews, and has appeared at depositions and in court. Dr. Dym has presented at many lectures and conferences and is comfortable with public speaking. He is also a volunteer faculty member at The University of California, Irvine where he presents cases to radiology residents. In his free time, he enjoys camping, volleyball, biking, jogging and enjoys spending time with his family.

Carrie L. Forrest, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Still Waters Services

Monterey, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Depression and Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Trauma, Disability Evaluation, Malingering, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Occupational Evaluation, Addiction, Expert Psychological Review, Workers' Compensation
Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and malingering. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in the state of California since 2011. Served as Independent Medical Examiner (IME) in the state of California from 1991-2001. Performed numerous medical-legal evaluations, immigration evaluations, and general psychological evaluations for young adults, adults, and geriatric populations. Completed psychological evaluations for neurostimular implants, gastric bypass surgery candidates, and provided therapeutic support to these client populations. Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations resulting in timely, articulate, and tightly worded narrative reports that link cause and effect. Takes pride in serving as an objective evaluato...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Ind...

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Los Angeles, California
Life Care Planning, Physical Therapy - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity Eval, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Case Management
Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2002 to offer law firms and insurance companies her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Forensic Analyst, Damages Expert and Medical Consultant. She maintains a private practice, as well as certifications as a Life Care Planner, Industrial Ergonomist, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Return to Work, Work Readiness and Work Hardening Evaluator. Dr. Harvey holds Therapeutic Pain Science Specialty certification that allows her to autonomously evaluate and treat Pain Management patients. Harvey Medical Legal Consulting provides Life Care Planning, A Day in the Life Video Presentations, Expert Witness Reports and Testimony, Damage Assessment, Medical Record Review, and Life Expectancy Services.

Saman Hazany, MD Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging Specialist

Santa Monica , California
Radiology, Neuroradiology - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology Expert, Neuroradiologist, Neuroimaging, TBI, SCI, CVA, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizure, Brain Tumor, Birth Trauma.
Award-winning, Harvard trained neuroradiologist and concussion/traumatic brain injury (TBI) imaging expert in active clinical practice at major academic centers (Greater Los Angeles VA,UCLA, and USC). Focus on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in concussion/mild TBI. Board and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in radiology and neuroradiology. Extensive experience in care of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, epilepsy, and brain tumor. 14+ years experience. Extensive teaching and research leadership experience at USC (2012- present) and UCLA (2019- present). Former Radiology department Chair and Director of Neuroradiology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (2012-2018). CEO and chief neuroradiology expert witness at Neuro Experts, LLC (2018-present), contributing to clinical care and medicolegal issues of numerous patients with neurological disorders. Frequent presenter and invited lecturer in neuroradiology and traumatic brain ...

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, Emergency Department Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Emergency Department Standards of Care.
Carol Ingalls is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. She has 35+ years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing in various Emergency Department settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is a clinical preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, nursing students, and newly hired employees. Other areas of expertise include excellent communication skills and effectively interpreting and conveying complex issues. Additionally, she is detail-oriented, dependable, and a problem-solver. She has a thorough knowledge of Emergency Department Nursing Standards of Care and holds current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC.

Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC Lifetime Counseling and Consulting

Fair Oaks, California
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Psychoanalysis - Domestic violence, psychological abuse, emotional abuse, correctional mental health, psychotherapy, PTSD, sex abuse, sex offense, criminal offense, crimes against persons, stalking, interviewing, murder, suicide, mental health, victimization, trauma, racial discrimination, psychological abuse.
Dr. Natalie Jones is currently licensed as an LPCC in California and has worked for a number of years in the mental health and criminal justice field. Dr. Jones is passionate about and has expertise in adult forensic interviewing (including those who are intellectually disabled), psychological abuse of women (specifically with African American women), and correctional mental heath. Dr. Jones spent several years working in correctional mental health, and has also worked with the Department of Probation and Pretrial as a contractor. Dr. Jones has worked extensively with attorneys during her time as a contractor. Dr. Jones completed her post-doctoral training with the California Department of Corrections. Prior to this, Dr. Jones also trained at John George Psychiatric Pavilion Inpatient mental health unit, Fairmont hospital Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility, The Hume Center's partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient unit. Dr. Jones has also worked for Marin County co...

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He currently holds positions in the following hospital and County committees: Chest Pain Task Force, STEMI, Pre-hospi...

Benjamin Mati, MD

Ventura, California
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - emergency medicine, urgent care, procedural medicine, ultrasound, point of care ultrasound, sports medicine, injuries, infections, sepsis, chest pain, pulmonary embolism, critical care, airway, rural medicine, trauma, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, respiratory failure, COVID
Dr. Mati studied anthropology as an undergraduate and lived and worked in several countries before entering medical school at Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College). He completed his full-spectrum family medicine residency at Ventura County Medical Center where he was chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in emergency and critical care medicine while also completing a point-of-care-ultrasound fellowship. He has worked as a staff physician in a diversity of settings including trauma center emergency departments, rural emergency departments, student health centers, urgent cares, intensive care units and critical access hospitals. Working in academic centers, he teaches students and residents both in formal didactic sessions and bedside teaching. With his procedural and acute care expertise, Dr. Mati has extensive experience educating, lecturing and leading courses online and in person across the country. Drawing on his diverse life and academic ba...

Scott C. Matthews, M.D.

Solana Beach, California
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - brain injury, concussion, depression, PTSD, neuropsychiatry, trauma, combat, military, accidents, competency, disability, malpractice
QUALIFICATIONS • Provided expert testimony related to posttraumatic stress disorder, effects of trauma, psychiatric symptoms after traumatic brain injury, addiction and mood disorders. • Actively involved in federally funded research including clinical research testing new medication treatments for PTSD and brain imaging research investigating the brain basis of symptoms and individual differences in treatment response. • Licensed physician since 2000 (California License A72106). • Board certified in psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). • Board certified in addiction medicine (American Board of Preventive Medicine). • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (non-step series), University of California San Diego. CURRENT CLINICAL PRACTICE • At the Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, Dr. Matthews serves as the Medical Director of the Dual Diagnosis Recovery Program treating patients suffering from mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use disorders. • A...

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, critical medications, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, DME, exam
CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Bilingual English/Spanish ACLS BLS PALS TNCC (trauma certification) NIHSS (stroke scale) MAB (management of assaultive behavior) Publication: "Legal Nurse Consultant Role in Independent Medical Examination," The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, December 2021.

Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child Forensic Interviewing, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessment
I have worked in academia as a professor for approximately 20 years. In that capacity, I engaged in research, teaching, mentoring/supervision, and clinical work, focusing on the psychological consequences of trauma, violence and victimization. During graduate school and internship, i received specialized training in forensic psychology. I have been practicing forensic psychology independently since receiving my first license to practice in 1998. In addition to my academic appointment, I also work regularly as an expert witness, legal consultant, and forensic psychologist in civil, family and criminal (civilian and military) cases. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations and federally funded research grants. I have conducted many professional trainings for attorneys, other legal/court professionals, mental health professional, and medical professionals.

Jeffrey T. Miller, DDS

Los Angeles, California
Dentist, Periodontics - Dental Implants, Oral Surgery, TMJ, Periodontics, Dentist, Trauma, Defense, Plaintiff, informed consent, malpractice, standard of care, nerve damage, cosmetics, veneers, gums, surgery and grafting, periodontal surgery, bone grafting, sinus surgery, lasers, extractions, root canal, crowns.
Dr. Miller is a Board Certified Specialist: Periodontics & Dental Implants. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, which outranks most other dentists. (Few dentists are board certified specialists). Dr. Miller has over 15 years of experience in Forensic Dentistry. He has completed over 300 record reviews, over 30 depositions, and has trial experience. He represents 55% defense and 45% plaintiff. 30% of his clinical practice is medical-legal and 70% is treatment. Dr. Miller is available to travel. Dr. Miller is a straight shooter and understands the merits of your case. He knows how to present peer-reviewed scientific literature to support his opinions. Dr. Miller specialized in Periodontics and Dental Implants at Loma Linda University. He is a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the State of California since 2006. He completed a Hospital Residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2005. He graduated USC School of Dentistry in 2004 with a D.D.S. and was on the De...

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

California
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony on the stand and in depositions. In addition, a reasonable fee schedule and an easy going personality to work with.

Jordan Lee Newmark, MD, QME Stanford University School of Medicine; Vituity; E&S Newmark Consulting Corp

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education
Dr. Newmark is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University, an Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician within Vituity, and the President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. Prior to this, Dr. Newmark was the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark's career has been to address national health issues through community and health system leadership and medical education, particularly surrounding the topics of perioperative and surgical care quality, opioid safety, addiction related care, pandemic and mass casualty response planning, and addressing health equity and bias in health care delivery. Dr. Newmark’s patient care and clinical interests include chronic and acute pain management, interdisciplinary / procedural pain treatment, team based approaches t...

Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Gardena, California
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Chronic Pain, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy
Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS, QME is a board certified second-generation adult and pediatric foot & ankle specialist born and raised in Orange County, CA. He spent many years shadowing his father in his private practice in Southern California. Early in his career, he developed his leadership skills serving as class president for his entire 4 years at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Spencer was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Permanente Northbay Consortium in northern California where he received extensive medical and surgical training for infants, children, and adults. After completing his residency, Dr. Spencer joined White Memorial Medical Group, Inc. (a multi-specialty group), where he took call for the emergency department for all foot and ankle problems, including trauma. During his time at White Memorial he served as the assistant residency director and clerkship director of the Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency program as ...

Dianne Lynne Sposito, RN CEN Lantern Expert Nursing Consultants

Los Angeles, California
Nurse - Nurse, Nursing, Intensive Care, ICU, Emergency Room, ER, Trauma, Medical-Surgical, Med-Surg, MEDSURG
I have been caring for in-hospital patients at the bedside for over 30 years. I am current on policy, procedure, practice, clinical expertise, standards of care, and evidence-based practice. I am an expert in caring for medical-surgical, intensive care, and emergency room patients. I currently work at the bedside and care for almost all types of inpatient and ER patients. I also serve as a clinical instructor and preceptor for new graduates, baccalaureate students, and new staff and am employed at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in the Emergency Department.

Matthew J Steiner, M.D., Q.M.E. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry - IME, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance, trauma
Dr. Steiner is dual-board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Steiner is founder and director of Expedient Medicolegal Services (www.expevals.com), where he mentors a group of 40+ physicians in multiple medical specialties in their own medicolegal practices. In his current position, Dr. Steiner has provided critical review on thousands of medicolegal cases and is versed in all aspects of how to be an optimal expert witness. Dr. Steiner is published in the fields of health psychology, immunological function and its effects on mental disorders and addiction. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, with focus on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or R...

Susan F Streeter, Ph.D, QME Susan F. Streeter, Ph.D, QME

Fresno, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Clinical Psychology, Wrongful Death Cases, Expert Witness, PTSD Evaluation and Treatment, Trauma Expert, Motor Vehicle Injury or Death, Trial Consultation, Child Psychotherapy
I have expert witness experience in evaluating and providing expert witness testimony involving children and adults who have suffered physical injury or trauma, or they have lost a relative as a result of trauma including major motor vehicle accidents. I provide trial consultation for attorneys.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Chairman of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 12+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system's sepsis program development and emergen...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Supervision, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, Sepsis, Trauma, Rural/Critical Access Hospital, Veterans Healthcare, Covid, Capacity, transfer, Cauda Equina
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. She is an expert in advanced practice provider supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician's Assistant Program. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on inter-professional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consul...

Jonathan D Apfelbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Erie, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
I am a full time practicing Emergency Medicine physician and EMS Medical Director who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and fellowship trained in emergency medical services (EMS) with over 20 years experience in emergency medicine as well as emergency medical services. My work experience ranges from Level 1 trauma centers, mid-sized community emergency department as well as rural, critical access facilities. Most of my clinical practice has been in a Level II trauma center. I have been the medical director for a long standing academic paramedic program for over 19 years, and work with numerous local and regional EMS agencies, Search and Rescue teams, as well as with several law enforcement agencies providing tactical EMS (TEMS) medical direction for their SWAT teams. I have served as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defendants.

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology - board-certified anesthesiologist, adult anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vascular, transplant, orthopedics, spine, thoracic, obstetrics, trauma, ambulatory surgery
I am a board-certified private practice anesthesiologist proficient in providing anesthesia services for general surgery, major vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic surgery, trauma, abdominal organ transplantation, ambulatory surgery, and regional anesthesia procedures. My PhD makes me an excellent writer and communicator. I am approachable, poised, and calm under stress.

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Ind...

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Robert Leach, RN, MSN, ENP RL Consulting

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - MI, heart attack, CVA, stroke, CHF, congestive heart failure, PE, pulmonary embolus, pneumo/hemothorax, sepsis, epiglottitis, DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis, appendicitis, acute abdomen, GI bleed, traumatic brain injury, trauma, cervical spine injury, orthopedic injury, flight nursing, rural medicine
Emergency nurse practitioner. Experience in rural, community, and urban emergency/trauma centers as well as in urgent care settings. Rural experience includes being sole provider on site. Experienced flight nurse. Significant teaching and leadership experience. Contributing author to Mosby’s ENP Certification Exam Review Book. Former Nurse of the Year, Texas Nurses Association. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Experienced expert witness.

David E. Saintsing, MD Saintsing Medical Consuting, LLC

Boulder, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Board Certified, Residency Trained, ED, EM, Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Head Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Altitude Medicine, Opiate Related Death
I am a board certified residency trained highly experienced emergency medicine physician. Serving as chief resident during residency, I have been a leader for years - including in my current practice. For 20+ years I have also been an educator of medical students, physician assistants and residents. Currently I serve on our physician assistant education faculty in our group of 200 ER doctors as well as on the faculty of Rocky Vista University School of Osteopathic Medicine. This has helped hone my skills as a concise and clear communicator - critical ingredients to enhancing efficiency and knowledge of the legal team. Serving on my practice's professional peer review committee furthers my exposure to standard of care conversations and enhances my insight as an expert witness. I have reviewed about 20 cases and have been deposed 4 times. Additionally I am on the board of directors of our large multi specialty physician owned corporation.

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.

Richard J. Auerbach, MD, FAAP MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Pediatrics - Board Certified Pediatrician, Standard of care, Newborn, Development, Behavior, Asthma, ADHD, Pediatrics, Sexual / Child Abuse / Neglect, Vaccines, Custody, Meningitis Serious Bacterial Infections, Trauma, SIDS, RSV, GERD, dehydration, breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, Lyme tick disease, Sports
Richard Auerbach, MD has been a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics since 1998. He completed a chief residency and hospitalist year following training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He remains active on staff at Danbury Hospital / Western CT Health Network. As an Associate Professor of clinical pediatrics through the Universities of CT and VT, and Ross University, he has taught countless medical students and residents, as well as participating in weekly CME activities. Recently, he and his wife, Julia Auerbach, MD JD, established MD Consult Services. The goal of this endeavor is to provide comprehensive medical opinions for case reviews and legal proceedings in the areas of Pediatrics (Richard) and Family Medicine (Julia). Both are Board certified in their respective fields and highly regarded in the communities in which they work. MDConsult Services has provided numerous comprehensive case reviews for attorneys. Both physicians are available fo...

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Westport, Connecticut
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

Tolu Abikoye, MD, MPH

Orlando, Florida
Family Medicine - Primary Care Doctor, Gynecology, Pathology, Auto Accidents, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Headache, Trauma, Workers Compensation, Fall at work, Shoulder injury, Neck Injury, Assault, Rape
Dr. Tolu is a board-certified family medicine physician with more than 14 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Ilorin, earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the University of Minnesota, and completed his residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He has experience with work man’s compensation, work place injury, falls, back injuries, neck injuries, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, veterans injuries, assault, car accidents

Steven A. Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS Steven A. Bernstein DPM FACFAS

Florida
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Expert Witness Plaintiff and Defense, Plaintiff and Defense Insurance IME's, Second opinions, Record review Auto, Work Comp and Slip and Fall Injuries. Extensive experience ( Foot and Ankle Surgery, Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, CRPS, RSD, Failed Ankle and Foot Surgery and Ankle Surgery
LIcensed in NJ, NY and FL

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Florida
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Florida
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

David M. Diamond, Ph.D. University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Human Factors, Neuropsychology - brain, memory, stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, memory failure, forgotten baby syndrome, amnesia, trauma, heatstroke, automobile-related fatality, cognition, traumatic brain injury, negligence, decision-making
I am a professor in the Department of Psychology, Cognitive, Neural and Social Division, at the University of South Florida. I have been studying the brain and memory for over 40 years, and I have served as an expert witness on memory-related cases for the past 15 years. In one area of expertise, I have studied how parents and caretakers, without evidence of abuse or neglect of children, unintentionally and unknowingly, forget children in cars. Under conditions in which the ambient temperature is warm enough and the car is exposed to direct sunlight, heat builds within the car and the child may die or become brain damaged as a result of heatstroke. I have testified as a memory expert in cases in which these parents and caretakers have been charged with civil and criminal crimes, including manslaughter. In a related area of expertise, I recently retired as a career scientist in the Department of Veterans Affairs, with 30 years of research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I ...

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

Larry Fishman, M.D.

Tampa, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, spine surgeon, Trauma, IMEs, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Peripheral Nerves, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, disability, permanent impairment rating, future care costs, medical neccesity
Board Certified, Mayo Clinic trained neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Current clinical focus of spine surgery, peripheral nerves, injections and sacroiliac joints. 30 years emergency room call experience handling brain and spine trauma. Since residency has performed over 15,000 operations. Extensive peer review experience evaluating compliance with the standard of care. Highly experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner who has testified hundreds of times.

Jared Friedman, MD

Miami, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Child, Toddler, Newborn, Teen, Adol, Pediatric, Emergency, ER, Trauma, Surgery, Abuse, Neglect, Sepsis, Respiratory, URI, Asthma, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Fever, Allergy, Concussion, Head Injury, SIDS, ADHD, Seizure, Tube, Sedation, Diabetes, DKA, Drugs, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Fracture, Quality
*PEDIATRICS - BOARD CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - BOARD ELIGIBLE *ACLS, ATLS, BLS, NRP, AND PALS CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - Memorial Healthcare System - Hollywood, Florida *CLINICAL AFFILIATE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine - Florida Atlantic University (FAU) *MEDIAL DIRECTOR - Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, Florida *MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD - Hatzalah - Not-for-Profit Community-Based State-Certified EMT/Paramedic Organization in South Florida *CONCIERGE PEDIATRIC SERVICES AND EXPERT MEDICAL WITNESS *AUTHOR AND PRESENTER: Numerous Book Chapters, Journal and Magazine Articles, Podium and Poster Presentations, and CME Courses!

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Alan A MacGill, DPM, FACFAS Spine & Orthopedic Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Total ankle replacement, Podiatric surgery, Diabetic foot ulcer, Trauma, Ankle fracture, Ankle arthritis, Amputation, Limb salvage, Tendon transfer, Charcot foot, Hammer toe, Hallux valgus, Hallux rigidus, Flat foot reconstruction
Dr. MacGill is board certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery and serves as one of their case reviewers. He is also a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) by The American Board of Wound Management. He is on the Board of Directors of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), a professional society of more than 8,000 foot and ankle surgeons. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at HCA Florida Northwest Hospital. Dr. MacGill grew up in Tampa and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. He then attended The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois. He graduated in the top 10th percentile of his class and matched with his first choice for residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida. In 2007, Dr. MacGill was selected for the prestigious AO International Trauma Fellowship with Sigvard Hansen, Jr., MD, Chai...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 8 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Dr.Pisula speaks in an engaging, clear and concise manner. An example of Dr.Pisula s...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Matthew M Ragsdell, DO REGENESIS ORTHOPEDICS

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder, arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, hip, ankle, trauma, wrist, elbow, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Orthopedics
Board Certified in orthopedic Surgery Sub specialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Years of Level 1 and Level 2 Trauma coverage

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an acute care nurse practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 17 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both masters and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff/defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, products liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment and case analysis, research and qualify the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interview plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, analyze an...

Eugene J. Strasser, MD, JD , FACS, ACLM

Coral Springs, Florida
Plastic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 35 year of experience. Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 34 years experience. Dr. Strasser received his medical degree (both General & Plastic Surgery) from University of Maryland in 1972 In 1988, Dr. Strasser went on to complete his postgraduate education in Wound Management & Hyperbaric Medicine. In 2001, he received his Law Degree from Sheppard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. Member of: American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons American College of Surgeons American Medical Association Florida Medical Association Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons American College of Legal Medicine

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Gainesville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Jonathon Allen, MD, FACEP

Atlanta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy,Trauma
Residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency physician at a Level 2 Trauma Center in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with prior experience as a regional medical director for a multi-state emergency medicine contract management company. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified. Licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. Extensive experience with EMS, tactical/operational medicine, occupational medicine, government contracting, bedside diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, and flight medicine. Former flight surgeon in the Tennessee Air National Guard. Skilled in use of video laryngoscopy devices and difficult emergency airway management.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 8 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Dr.Pisula speaks in an engaging, clear and concise manner. An example of Dr.Pisula s...

Paul V Spiegl, MD Perimeter Orthopaedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - All adult foot and ankle problems including fractures, sprains, trauma, arthritis, sports, congenital deformities, reconstructive surgery, and infection
Orthopaedic training at Duke. Fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Board certified in 1986 with re-certification in 1996, 2006 and 2016 and now on the MOC pathway for recertification in 2026. Dr. Spiegl has performed a wide spectrum of surgical procedures and continues a full time clinical and surgical practice. Dr. Spiegl provides non-operative treatment, independent medical examinations, as well surgical treatment. Since beginning practice in 1983 as the first fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in Georgia, he has gained extensive experience treating a wide spectrum of conditions from straightforward to the most complex.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

David Dantes, M.D. David Dantes, M.D.

Haiku, Hawaii
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, myocardial infarction, appendicitis, retained foreign body, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, failure, delay in diagnosis, trauma, sepsis, eclampsia, airway, acute, allergic, anaphylaxis, ectopic pregnancy, injury, trauma, bleeding, shock, fever, meningitis
BROAD CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Practiced hospital-based emergency medicine for 27 years, from 1974 until 2001. Practice settings ranged from rural community hospitals to inner city trauma centers and university-affiliated teaching hospitals. Treated an estimated 120,000 emergency patients, and was never required to pay a malpractice judgment or settle a claim. Currently in active practice of Urgent Care Telemedicine since 2016. ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BACKGROUND: UCLA Clinical assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, 1986-1991. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 1985-2001. Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons,1985-2001 Director of Emergency Department, Ridgecrest Community Hospital, 1985-1993. DUAL BOARD CERTIFICATION: Certified by American Board of Emergency Medicine,1981. Certified by American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, 2016. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participating in American Board of Emergency...

David Garras, MD Midwest Orthopedic Consultants

Orland Park , Illinois
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Impairment Ratings, Workman's Compensation, Auto Accidents, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot, Ankle, Podiatry, Medical Legal Evaluation, Lower Extremity
David N. Garras is a board certified orthopedist who specializes in foot and ankle surgery, with an emphasis on total ankle replacement, occupational and sports injuries, ligament and tendon repairs and reconstruction, minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques, deformity correction and reconstructive surgery, as well as foot and ankle fracture care. After his honorable discharge from U.S. Navy, he attended the University of California where he graduated, not only summa cum laude, but also at the top of his class. He went on to complete his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. and his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, in Philadelphia. Under the direction of the world-renowned foot and ankle surgeon, he completed his fellowship at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, N.C. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Garras is committed to resear...

Prudence Gourguechon, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis - PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, psychological injury, depression, anxiety disorder, trauma, emotional trauma, therapy, psychotherapy, executive malfeasance, moral injury, leadership assessment, leadership competency
Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in active clinical practice since 1983. Yale and Michigan-educated, Northwestern-trained. Past President of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Northwestern Faculty. Former Dean of Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute. Published author and invited speaker. Clinical expertise in trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, moral injury and other types of emotional injury and psychological damage due to trauma, discrimination, accidents, abuse (including the effect of childhood abuse in adulthood) and harassment. 10+ years’ experience as an expert witness and independent medical examiner.

Ronald Himmelman, MD

Glencoe, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Stroke, sepsis, myocardial infarction, infections, trauma, medication side effects, drug testing, alcohol issues, intoxication, prison and jail medicine
I am Board-Certified in Internal Medicine as well, yet have exclusively practiced Emergency Medicine for the past 35 years, first in a county hospital setting, followed by working in a few private hospitals, where I practice presently. I am Board -Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1988 and have been recertified every 10 years since then, with the latest coming just two months ago. In addition, I have been Board-Certified in Medical Toxicology.

Brooke R. Laufer, Psy.D.

Evanston, Illinois
Psychology, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Perinatal Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Psychosis, Infanticide, Filicide, Neonaticide, Pregnancy Denial, Unperceived Pregnancy, Trauma, PTSD, Domestic Violence, Battered Women Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia
Dr. Brooke Laufer works as an expert witness and legal consultant in several psychological fields for women who are facing criminal charges. While her specialty is in women’s reproductive mental health, she is also skilled in mitigation work for domestic violence, child abuse, and childhood trauma. Dr. Laufer is available for psychological evaluations, testimony, and consultation with legal counsel on any criminal cases that are relevant to women’s mental health, including murder, infanticide, filicide, pregnancy denial, neonaticide, intimate partner violence, and child abuse.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Jeana J Lee, MD Tristate Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Medical Legal Evaluations - Shoulder, Knee, Hip Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Worker's Compensation, Causation Analysis, IMEs, Medical Malpractice Expert Witness, Medical/Legal Chart Reviews, Trauma, Expert Witness, Causation, Personal Injury
Active, board-certified general orthopedic surgeon with 19+ years experience in treating worker’s compensation patients, performing joints replacements, arthroscopic surgery, orthopedic trauma care, IME’s, medical reviews, peer review, causation analysis, depositions and expert witness testimony. 500+ IME’s. Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. SEAK and ADEP trained. Experienced Expert Witness providing consulting, reports, testimony at deposition and trial.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Greenwood, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Gregory R. Pittman, MD

Carmel, Indiana
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Head Trauma, Ectopic Pregnancy, AAA, Sepsis, Overdose, Shortness of Breath, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2014 with experience working in multiple emergency departments from larger trauma centers to smaller critical access hospitals. I currently practice as a full time emergency physician in a busy community emergency department where I provide instruction to residents, medical students, and physician assistant students. Completed residency training through the Army and practiced as an Army physician for 3 years before transitioning to civilian practice. I have completed SEAK courses in preparation to become an expert witness. I am available for consultation, chart review, deposition and trial testimony.

Corinna Repetto, MD, FACEP

Bloomington, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Medical Director, First Responders, health administration, patient experience, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Medical Examiner, Emergency Radiology, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Sarcoidosis, Psychiatric Emergency, cardiac arrest, sepsis, stoke, trauma
Dedicated Emergency Physician and Medical Director with over 20 years expertise in health administration, team leadership and patient care. Accomplished in leading interdisciplinary teams and continuously improving delivery of care. Consistently engaged in self-development and education in order to advance leadership skills and administrative implementation. Trained and Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Iowa
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 23 years. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (29 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant...

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Kevin W Chin, MD

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

Marina Edwards, BSN, RN-WCCM, RN-FNE-A, CEN, CCM, LNCC, TNCC Presque Isle Rehabilitation Service, LLC

Abingdon, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Workers comp, personal injury, trauma, catastrophic injury, legal nurse consulting, forensic nursing
CEN CCM LNCC TNCC FORENSIC NURSE WORKERS COMPENSATION NURSE CASE MANAGER

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, Medicare fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has treated over 60,000- patients in rural, trauma, urban and academic emergency departments. He has over 10 years of experience as a hospital executive and expert witness. He has also consulted for healthcare systems and international companies on hospital safety, compliance, and regulatory standards. He has expertise in the following areas: Airway Emergencies Cardiac Arrest Cardiovascular Disease (myocardial infarction, aortic dissection) Drug Overdose Pulmonary Embolism Cerebrovascular Disease (stroke, aneurysms, brain hemorrhage Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Sepsis Surgical Emergencies Automobile Injuries Mental Health Trauma Digital Health Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 25 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

Bernhard Zünkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, clinical needs assessment, future healthcare cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 23+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Medicine is constantly evolving, and I enjoy keeping up with new developments by reading the relevant medical literature, regularly attending professional conferences, and always learning about time-honored and new medical insights and forms of treatment. Within the field of neurosurgery, I can provide my clients with additional insights from the standpoint of causation of injury, the standard of care, pre-existing conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, the reasonableness of charges for care rendered, the endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), impairment rating, as well as the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding...

Patricia J Bartzak, DNP, RN, CMSRN, TCRN, CNRN Clinical Nurse

Natick, Massachusetts
Nurse - Medical-Surgical Nursing, Trauma, Infectious Disease, Clinical Nursing Care, Critical Care Nursing, Wound Care, Patient Safety, Patient Falls
Skilled hospital nurse clinician with 20 years of direct nursing care of patients with infectious diseases and trauma patients, including injuries and diseases related to neurologic, cardiac, renal, renal transplant, spinal, orthopedic and acute and chronic pain and oncologic diagnoses. Reviewed more than 70 cases in 7 years, written several reports, and been deposed about 8 times in person and video, both plaintiff and defense. Currently working in a hospital designated as a level 1 trauma center. Direct care experience with complex airways, cervical instability, multi-drain management, epidural abscesses, orthopedic hardware infections, invasive monitoring, complex wounds, pain management and surgical interventions from multiple services: orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, thoracics, infectious disease and gastrointestinal medicine. Co-chaired the American Nurse's Association (ANA) Scope & Standards of Practice, the nursing standards that guides nursing practice fo...

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Massachusetts
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Sadie Elisseou, MD Trauma-Informed Practices, LLC

Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Internal medicine, primary care, malpractice, medical errors, delayed diagnosis, screening, trauma-informed, trauma, assault, abuse, neglect, maltreatment, violence, victim, survivor
Board-certified Internal Medicine physician, practicing full-time primary care in the Boston VA Healthcare System. Earned both B.A. and M.D. through the 8-year Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME) at Brown University. Completed residency and chief residency at Yale Medical School. Currently a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. Highly qualified expert witness for malpractice cases. Internationally recognized subject matter expert in trauma-informed care (TIC), an evidence-based framework for supporting trauma survivors that has been adopted by the legal field (see Law360 publications on this). Worked with award-winning attorneys in a high profile case to interview clients assaulted by their doctor, understand the scope of injuries, and help build a trauma-informed legal practice. Frequently invited to speak to national and international audiences. The nation's expert in trauma-informed physical examination, a frame...

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CHFM, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 22 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

Ron Medzon, MD Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine

Belmont, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Head injury, Geriatric Trauma, Airway management
Ron Medzon, M.D. practices Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center, the 8th busiest Emergency Department in the United States. An Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, he directed an elective course at the Boston University’s Medical School for 19 years, and has trained hundreds of residents in all aspects of Emergency Medicine. He is a co-editor of a textbook in Emergency Medicine, and has published in the areas of head and neck trauma and airway management. He is the Director of the Solomont Center for Clinical Simulation and Nursing Education. Its focus is on team training to promote communication between various hospital disciplines to prevent medical errors. He has developed and facilitated programs with learners from diverse areas within the hospital, from housekeeping and environmental services to surgical specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff.

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Charles G Murphy, MD CGM PEM Consulting, PLLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Community Hospital ER, Emergency Trauma, Fractures, Head Trauma, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Sepsis, Torsion, Trauma, Urgent Care Pediatrics, Wound Care
I have been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2006. I have had the opportunity to work in a range of hospital settings - from a local academic community hospital to a quaternary Children's Hospital. I am currently practicing at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. Beyond my clinical work - my current responsibilities include medical education on the resident, medical student and physician assistant levels. I have testified in court and pride myself on my meticulous review of cases as well as an accurate, honest assessment of the case with regards to the standard of care.

Alon Neidich, MD

Boston, Massachusetts
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Pressure injuries, nursing home, trauma, post-acute care, COVID-19, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Neidich is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed three years of General Surgery residency as well. He works as an active clinician in diverse practice settings including acute hospital, long term acute care, skilled nursing, nursing home and emergency room. Expertise in pressure injuries / sores and wound care. He maintains an active wound care clinical practice. He is published in peer reviewed medical journals. Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has experience reviewing a wide range of cases including facility acquired pressure injuries, wound management and post-acute care infection and wound protocols and best practices.

Lisa Prock, MD, MPH Boston Children's Hospital

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Developmental Disabilities, Adoption - Adoption, Foster Care, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Autism, ADHD, Prenatal Toxin/Substance Exposure, Trauma, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities
Lisa Albers Prock, MD, MPH is a Board Certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Director of the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School as well as research experience. She has received awards for teaching and has extensive history of local and national teaching and leadership roles. Positions include: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Director, Adoption Program, and Associate Medical Director, Developmental Medicine Center, Boston Children's Hospital; former Chairperson, Section on Adoption and Foster Care and current Executive Council Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); co-author, Adoption Manual of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Clinical Director, Translational Neuroscience Center, Boston Children's Hospital. Her clinical practice includes extensive documentation review and frequent provision of 2nd/3rd/4th opinion. She has a history of providing consultation for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline Village, Massachusetts
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Addiction Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Geriatric Psychiatry, Contested Wills, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Trauma, PTSD, Civil Competencies, Criminal Competencies.
Dr. Roth's [forensic] expertise arises from 40+ years of an unusually broad and deep range of clinical work---both public and private, hospital and out-patient---the basis to achieve Certification in the Subspecialties of Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, and rank of Distinguished Life Fellow, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society & American Psychiatric Association. His clear penetrating insight directly explains complexity in a straightforward manner. Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine with Certification in Addiction Medicine Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Certifications in Psychiatry Addiction Psychiatry Geriatric Psychiatry Forensic Psychiatry Former Instructor – Harvard Medical School Cornell University Alumnus

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure,Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 150 medico-legal case reviews, 22 depositions and 3 trial testimonies. Over 34 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at Brown Medical School. former Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 1993-2021. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 28 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he ...

Algis Baliunas, M.D. FAAEM

Saint Joseph, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Malpractice, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolus, Stroke, TPA, Airway Management, Trauma, Intubation, Orthopedics, COVID-19, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Critical Care
Dr. Baliunas is a board certified Emergency Physician who completed residency training at a busy Level I trauma center at an academic hospital. • He has acquired over 15 years of experience in emergency medicine in multiple practice settings. This includes clinical practice and teaching residents as an attending physician at a Level I trauma center, extensive experience practicing at a community Level II trauma center as well as multiple smaller community hospitals, including a small critical access hospital. His experience also includes supervision of medical students as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. This has allowed him to have perspectives on appropriate practice in each of these settings in multiple states. • HIs medical legal experience includes expert witness case analysis for both plaintiff and defense, case review as a medical malpractice panelist for the Indiana Department of Insurance as well as experience as an expert witness in sexual ass...

Dominic A Borgialli, DO, MPH University of Michigan

Haslett, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Head Injury, PECARN, Trauma, Child Abuse, SIDS, Day Care Deaths, Incarceration Emergencies, Jail death, Psychiatric Emergencies, Resident Supervision, Opiate Use Disorder, Suboxone, Addiction Medicine.
I am a board certified (ABEM) emergency physician with over 19 years of post-graduate clinical experience working full-time in a Level I Trauma Center with a large dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department. Academically, I train medical students, residents and fellows from multiple disciplines. I am the medical director for two Urgent Care facilities. I am active in our specialty as an Board examiner (ABEM) and I have dedicated part of my career to clinical research (mainly pediatric emergency medicine). Prior to medical school I worked as an epidemiologist. My training in epidemiology gives me the skill set to critically assess the literature and apply it scientifically and clinically to legal cases. I have over nine years of experience as an expert witness and completed SEAK expert witness training courses. I am board certified (AOA) in addiction medicine and work clinically as the medical director at two addiction clinics. I have extensive experience with buprenorphine for...

Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Nicholas Rademacher, MD Rademacher Consulting

ADA, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - HIV, opioid use disorder, biomarkers, health informatics, sepsis, shock, hyponatremia, wound repair, trauma, troponin, d-dimer, buprenorphine
Dr. Rademacher is a board-certified emergency physician with eight years of post-graduate clinical experience. After medical school at the University of Michigan Dr. Rademacher completed four years of emergency medicine training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a focus on administration. After residency he became faculty at The University of Michigan with a position at Hurley Medical Center, the level I trauma center in Flint, MI. While working in Flint Dr. Rademacher won numerous teaching awards, held educational administrative positions, and implemented clinical pathways for ED based universal HIV screening, narcan distribution, and medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Dr. Rademacher moved to Grand Rapids in the summer of 2020 and continues to practice emergency medicine at Mercy St. Mary’s Hospital. Additionally, he provides technical support to medical providers seeking to utilize buprenorphine for the treatment of those with opioid use disorder. Dr. Rade...

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.

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/life care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

James B. Robertson, MD

Bozeman, Montana
Urology & Urological Surgery, Medical Management - Diagnosis and treatment of kidney/bladder/prostate/ureteral cancer, sarcoma, complications of surgery, stones, bladder injury, trauma, general urology, general pediatric urology, health insurance, health policy, guidelines, credentialing & privileging, regulatory & legislative affairs.
Dr. Robertson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, and a licensed urologist with 25 years of clinical and surgical experience in a community setting. He is well-versed in all aspects, surgical and non-surgical, of general urology and brings the unique perspective of the community surgeon to the medical-legal arena. Dr. Robertson received a BA degree from the University of Houston and an MD degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed urology training at Vanderbilt University Hospitals and has practiced in Bozeman, MT and central Virginia since. He is a published author and has written booklets for the layman on prostate cancer and prostate brachytherapy. Dr. Robertson is a clinical instructor in the WWAMI program of the University of Washington Medical School. He is a Certified Physician Executive with the American Association for Physician Leadership and an aviation medical examiner for the FAA. He has held numerous positions in leaders...

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS MediWitness, LLC

Omaha, Nebraska
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Steven A. Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS Steven A. Bernstein DPM FACFAS

Fort Lee, New Jersey
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Expert Witness Plaintiff and Defense, Plaintiff and Defense Insurance IME's, Second opinions, Record review Auto, Work Comp and Slip and Fall Injuries. Extensive experience ( Foot and Ankle Surgery, Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, CRPS, RSD, Failed Ankle and Foot Surgery and Ankle Surgery
LIcensed in NJ, NY and FL

Francis (Frank) J Sabatino, M.D., FACEP

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, Urgent care, Fast Track, Standard of Care, Quality, ABEM, FACEP, Residency Trained, Airway Management, Chest pain, Myocardial Infarction, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Epidural Abscess, Press Ganey, Sepsis, Ultrasound
I am a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with 10 years of full time clinical experience. I have practiced emergency medicine in both academic and community settings with annual volumes from 35k to over 100k per year. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). I have experience as teaching faculty for multiple emergency medicine residency training programs as well as medical students. In addition, I have experience with teaching undergraduate courses with a focus on introduction to basic terminology. I hold a New York State License.

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

New York
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

New York
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Salman Shah Inspire Medical Health PLLC

Old Westbury, New York
Radiology, Interventional & Vascular Radiology - Interventional Radiology, Trauma, Fracture, Spine, Workers Compensation, Motorcycle, Automobile, Cancer Imaging, Child and Pediatric Abuse, Traumatic Brain Injury Imaging, Personal Injury Imaging
Dr. Shah serves as Chief of Interventional Radiology at Nassau University Medical Center. He is board certified in radiology by the American Board of Radiology and completed a fellowship in Interventional Radiology. Dr. Shah serves as the Program Director for the Radiology Residency Program at Nassau University Medical Center. He is actively involved with teaching residents and performing clinical research in both Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology As Assistant Professor of Radiology, Dr. Shah is very familiar with the current standard of care in providing expert and ethical medical opinions as an expert witness. He is also actively involved with his residents in research and has numerous publications. Dr. Shah is frequently giving lectures on a weekly basis in addition to presentations at conferences and is well versed with public speaking. Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Nassau University Medical Center/NuHealth Chief, Division of Vascular & Interv...

Kai Sturmann, MD

Massapequa, New York
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, airway management, trauma, personal injury, workplace injury, pain control, analgesia, toxicology, alcohol, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, opioids, opioid overdose, opioid addiction / dependence, opioid withdrawal, inter-facility patient transfer
EM residency trained and ABEM Certified. 30+ years full-time clinical and academic Emergency Medicine practice. Former EM residency Program Director (Mount Sinai / Beth Israel / Albert Einstein, NYC). Former Chairman / Director of high volume / high acuity emergency departments (NYC and Long Island). 30+ years experience/service in medico-legal consultation.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

MATTHEW J. LANDFRIED, MD LANDFRIED MEDICAL SERVICES INC.

Southport, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Reconstruction, Trauma, Sports Medicine, IMEs
27 YEARS OF PRIVATE PRACTICE 4 YEARS OF EMPLOYED PRACTICE DIRECTOR OF SURGICAL SERVICE 4 YEARS CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY 20 YEARS CHIEF OF ORTHOPEDICS 28 YEARS

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Donald Wickline, MD, FACEP DW MD Consulting, PLLC

Greensboro, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Cardiac Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies/Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Emergencies, COVID-19, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology, Peer Review/Risk Management/QA, Administration, Patient Communication, Patient Experience, Medical Defense
-Board certified Emergency Physician (American Board of Emergency Medicine) with over a decade of experience in a variety of clinical settings (Urban, Community, Academic, Rural) -Extensive experience in peer review/risk management/QA -Excels in patient communication and has taught extensively on the value of connecting with patients -Licensed in North Carolina, Ohio and Texas but available nationwide -Previous expert witness training/courtroom experience

LaRae Copley, RPh, MD, PhD Copley Medical Consulting LLC

Hilliard, Ohio
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Psychiatry, College Mental Health Practice & Administration, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Suicide, Risk Assessment, Level of Care Assessment, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Pharmacology, Substance Disorders

James Kemmler, MD

Celina, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic, orthopaedic, trauma, total joints, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, revisions, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, hand and wrist reconstruction, arthroscopic sports reconstruction
I have spent over 13 years performing KePRO Medicare/Tricare/Medicaid standard of care reviews and have also been involved with BWC/Sheakley standard of care and care utilization evaluations for a number of years. I have also performed case and care reviews, in addition to performing depositions as necessary, for accident, medical malpractice, and BWC cases throughout my orthopaedic career. IME’s have also been an ongoing part of my practice. These reviews and involvements have transitioned into the development of my consulting business; James Kemmler, MD Consulting, LLC. I have been practicing orthopaedic surgery now for approximately 25 years. My practice is global, encompassing all ages from infants to the elderly. I cover all aspects of trauma; all total joints, including shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, including revisions as well as reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; hand and wrist reconstruction; all arthroscopic sports reconstruction, elbow, shoulder, knee, wrist...

Anjay Khandelwal, MD, FACS, FICS

Akron, Ohio
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Burn, Chemical Burn, Electrical Burn, Wound, TENS, SJS, Trauma, Critical Care, Steven Johnson Syndrome, Thermal Burn, Fire, Scald
Dr. Khandelwal is an internationally recognized, clinically active burn surgeon with over 12 years of experience, and has been in the administrative/director role of a burn center for over 10 years. He is currently the Chief, Division of Burn Surgery and Director of the Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute at Akron Children's Hospital and has academic appointments at Northeast Ohio Medical University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Khandelwal clinical expertise includes burns, complex wounds, trauma and critical care. He has multiple publications as well as national and international lectures/presentations at various conferences. As evidenced by multiple media appearances, he is a prolific public speaker and engages audiences well. Dr. Khandelwal has 10 years of experience as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defense. Dr. Khandelwal is the Co-founder and one of the Medical Directors of Camp Karma - India's first and only recreationa...

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Ohio
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Eric Miller, MD Ortho Expert Witness

Akron, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Fracture, Trauma, Crush, Accident, Pelvis, Femur, Arm, Leg, Elbow, Ankle, Shoulder, Knee
I am a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic trauma surgeon in clinical practice since 2009. I have spent my entire career at level-1 trauma centers caring for the most critically injured patients. In addition to general orthopedic surgery, I have expertise in all fractures of the pelvis and extremities that do not involve the spine. I have additional clinical expertise in fracture related issues such as non-unions, mal-unions, limb lengthenings and deformity corrections. I have been heavily involved with teaching orthopedic residents at our local residency program as well as at national resident fracture courses. I have been awarded "Teacher of the Year" by the orthopedic residents and medical students multiple times. I serve as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). I have been senior author on nearly a dozen published videos on orthopedic trauma, presented both at national meetings and online. I have multiple publi...

Ernest B Foster, II, MD, PhD

Newcastle, Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Cardiac arrest, Pulmonary embolism, fracture reduction, fracture, cardiopulmonary arrest, code, coding, neurologic deficits, CPR, ATLS, trauma, MVC, arthrocentesis, chest tube, central venous line, lumbar puncture, central line, intubation, cricothyrotomy, foreign body removal
I obtained my PhD in human physiology from Auburn University in 2008. While there I performed and published research regarding control and regulation of growth hormone and IGF-1 as well as regulation of the HPA axis. I obtained my medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012 and subsequently completed Emergency Medicine residency there in 2015. I am Board Certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine as of 2018. I have been a practicing emergency medicine attending physician since 2012. I am employed by a physician group in Norman, Oklahoma and am a member of the core faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency program affiliated with Oklahoma State University. I serve as the Research Director for the residency program. I opened a private medical spa in 2017 that I own and oversee that performs noninvasive cosmetic procedures, hormone replacement, medical weight loss, etc.

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Boyle C. Cheng, PhD Total Spine Solutions, Inc.

Mars, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomechanics, Intellectual property, Engineering , Biomedical, Firearms and Ballistics, Trauma,
Rank of Full Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Adjunct Full Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Marina Edwards, BSN, RN-WCCM, RN-FNE-A, CEN, CCM, LNCC, TNCC Presque Isle Rehabilitation Service, LLC

Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Workers comp, personal injury, trauma, catastrophic injury, legal nurse consulting, forensic nursing
CEN CCM LNCC TNCC FORENSIC NURSE WORKERS COMPENSATION NURSE CASE MANAGER

Taras Grosh, MD Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesiology, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures, Nerve Injury, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Difficult Airway, Trauma,
Dr. Grosh is a board certified and fellowship trained assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia he is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain and Chronic Pain. Dr. Grosh is the Director of regional anesthesia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Chair of the Clinical Effectiveness Team as well as member of the OR Oversight Committee. Dr. Grosh is an expert in the field of regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, nerve injury, anesthesia for total joint arthroplasty including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist as well as traumatology and airway management. Dr. Grosh also staffs Penn’s acute/chronic pain consult service creating care plans for patients with a history of opioid use disorder, acute on chronic pain, or chronic pain exacerbations. Dr. Grosh is part of Penn Medicine's Multidisciplinary Nerve Center identifying and treating refractory nerve in...

Asif Ilyas, MD,MBA,FACS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - vaccine injury, nerve damage/compression, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, brachial plexus, opioids, narcotics, pill mills, trauma, fractures, compartment syndrome, amputation, scarring, arthritis, infection, MRSA, trigger finger, tendonitis, epicondylitis, medical device design, causation, disability
Thought leader, prolific researcher, and dedicated educator. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Active clinical practice at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia focusing on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and nerve injuries. Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Temple University Hospital and his Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard Fellow. Holds the rank of Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University. Serves as the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship Program Director as well at Jefferson. Previously served as an Assistant Professor at the Temple University Hospital and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Medical School. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being annually recognized by Castle & Connolly Top Doctors for Philadelphia. Received multiple teaching ...

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Pennsylvania
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Richard M Sobel, MD Jefferson Medical School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

James Carson, MD, MPH

Houston, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery - Joint Replacement, General Orthopedics, Trauma, Sports Medicine, Hand Surgery, Fracture Care, Personal Injury
Board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in adult reconstruction/joint replacement. I specialize in primary joint replacement and revision of joint replacement surgeries that failed for any reason. Multiple years of experience in high level trauma treatment for several years. I cover multiple high level trauma centers and work at a center to receive transfers from multiple smaller hospitals. I also have much experience in caring for patients in Personal Injury litigation. I perform IMEs (independent medical examinations) and depositions as needed.

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Texas
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Russell G Gelormini, DO Rad Read USA

BOERNE, Texas
Radiology, Telemedicine - Expert witness in Radiology/Diagnostic imaging, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Plain Films, Spine, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal, Accident, Injury, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Trauma, Failure to diagnose, QA. Experience as Chief of Radiology,/Chief of Staff.
Board certified diagnostic radiologist(ABR). 30 years experience. Experienced expert witness in Radiology, with experience in trial court. Retired USAF Colonel. Excellent personal record. Licensed in 25 states. Solid preparation and performance. Emphasizes evidence based medicine. Conclusions backed with solid literature and up to date publications. Cutting edge continuing medical education. Well rounded, well spoken and exceptionally well-trained and educated physician and expert medical witness.

KAMNA JAISWAL, MD

SOUTHLAKE, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - PEDS, PED CRITICAL CARE, STROKE, CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES, ECMO, BRAIN INJURY, TRAUMA, PICC LINES, RESPIRATORY FAILURE, CARDIAC ARREST, CODE, SEPSIS, ANTIBIOTICS, MENINGITIS, ORTHO, SCOLIOSIS, POST OP CARE, APPENDICITIS, INTUBATION,CHEST TUBE, ARTERIAL LINES, ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, SEDATION
My name is Kamna Jaiswal. I am a pediatric critical care physician with over 11 years of experience. I have vast clinical experience with all types of critical and general pediatric conditions. I am currently in clinical practice at Tulsa, OK where we take care of the sickest patients with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, difficult airways, cardiac arrest, sepsis, septic shock, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, post operative care of the surgical, neurosurgical and orthopedic patients, pediatric stroke, oncology and hematology patients. I also have vast experience with ECMO in pediatrics. My particular area of interest is neuro critical care. I developed the pediatric stroke protocol at our institution and I am also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and Oklahoma and in active practice in both states. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 20 years of practice experience. He is a clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multiple settings from urban trauma and tertiary care refer...

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

Weatherford, Texas
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Obi Osuji, MD Signature Orthopaedics

Mesquite, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery - Total joints, Hip Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Total Joints, Trauma
Obi Osuji, MD is a fellowship-trained, board-certified general orthopedic surgeon and specialist in hip and knee conditions. He has vast training and experience in surgical repair and reconstruction of injured or degenerative joints, bones, ligaments and tendons. He has expertise in minimally invasive total joint surgery, articular cartilage restoration, regenerative medicine including stem cell treatment. He also diagnoses and treats sports injuries. Dr. Osuji believes in effective communication with patients to advise them on the optimal treatment for their conditions to fully engage them in their medical or surgical treatment. His goal is to select the treatment options that minimize pain, while restoring function and returning the patients to their active lifestyle. He completed his undergraduate premedical education at the City University of New York, graduating Summa Cum laude with a degree in Biochemistry. He obtained his medical degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto...

Browning S. Wayman, MD, FACEP

Texas
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Airway Management, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cerebrovascular Accident, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Injury, Fracture, Dislocation, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Rural Emergency Medicine, Documentation, Against Medical Advice
-Board certified in Emergency Medicine (American Board of Emergency Medicine) -Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians -Licensed in Texas and Alabama -Background in medical education as Core Faculty for an Emergency Medicine residency program and medical school -Experience working at a Level 1 Trauma Center -Experience working in a Pediatric Emergency Department -Experience working in both rural and urban community Emergency Departments -Experience working in Emergency Departments, hospitals, and clinics in several developing countries -Fellowship trained in Clinical Ultrasound and International Emergency Medicine -Top priorities are integrity and attention to detail

Leonard J. Weiss, MD Psychiatry Austin, PLLC

Austin, Texas
Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry - Psychiatrist, Medical Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Competency to stand trial, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Addiction, Alcoholism, DUI, Criminal Responsibility, Mental Disability, Malpractice, Therapy, Confidentiality, Correctional Psychiatry, Violence and Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Trauma
Dr. Weiss is a practicing Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist. Early in his career, he practiced Internal Medicine when he decided to pursue a deepening interest in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. Internal Medicine continues to play a part in treating psychiatric conditions. He has a clinical psychiatric practice in Austin, Texas. Dr. Weiss is uniquely qualified to address psychiatric conditions, as well as overlap with other medical conditions, symptoms, and treatment. Board-Certified in each of the following specialties: • Psychiatry, ABPN • Forensic Psychiatry, ABPN • Addiction Psychiatry, ABPN • Internal Medicine, ABIM Dr. Weiss completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Henry Ford Hospital, and Board-Certification in Internal Medicine. He completed his Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago Michael Reese Hospital and obtained Board-Certifications in (general) Psychiatry and subspecialties Forensic P...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Eric Gilbert, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Mental Health Emergencies, Shock, Infection, DIssection, Fracture
I am a board certified residency trained emergency medicine physician currently practicing full time in a level I trauma center and community hospital. I also have 14 years experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair. I trained at the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. I am available for general consultation, chart review, and expert witness services

Kirt M Kimball, MD Revere Health

Provo, Utah
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - trauma, complex Orthopedic conditions, knee, shoulder, spine, knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder replacement, work related, apportionment issues, pre-existing issues, fractures, arthroscopy
​Experienced in IME, AME, evaluation in California. Have ability to make sense out of complex musculoskeletal situations including issues of apportionment and impact of preexisting conditions. My years of experience in general orthopedic conditions as well as subspecialty focus have equipped me with a skill set in evaluating complex issues. Brigham Young University (BYU) 1965-’69. ​​Univ. Of Southern California (USC) 1969-70 ​​Univ. of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)​ M.D. Degree 1970-1974 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society Surgical Internship: ​Orange County Medical Center​1974-75. Orthopedic Surgery Residency: ​Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital ​1975-79. ​​Univ. of Southern California (USC) – Orthopedic Surgery Residency ​Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners​​​​1975 ​Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons​​​​1980 ​Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)​​1981-present ​Fellow, American Orthopedic Society Sports Medicine (AOSSM)​​1982-pr...

Dean M Deluke, DDS, MBA

Richmond, Virginia
Oral Surgery, Dentist - Dental Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Nerve Injuries and Paresthesia, Impacted Teeth, Oral Pathology, Infection, Anesthesia and Sedation, Trauma, Dental Implants, Orthognathic Surgery, TMJ Disorders, Osteonecrosis, Patents, Plaintiff and Defense
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Dean M DeLuke is a graduate of St Michael’s College (B.A.), Columbia University (D.D.S.), and Clarkson University (M.B.A.). He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a fellowship at East Grinstead Hospital in Sussex, England. Dr. DeLuke is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American and the International College of Dentists. He is currently Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at VCU School of Dentistry, where he has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards. He is also the recipient of the Daniel M. Laskin Award for Excellence in Predoctoral Education, a national award conferred by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Prior to coming to Virginia Commonwealth University, he was a partner in a multispecialty group in upstate New York, and he was also Chief of Dentistry an...

Jason N Itri, MD, PhD MetisMD; Association of Alexandria Radiologists; ICG

Charlottesville, Virginia
Radiology, Ultrasound - Chest imaging, abdomen and pelvis imaging, CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, electronic medical records (EMR), electronic health records (EHR), trauma, cancer, standard of care, covid
• Award-winning board-certified radiologist in active clinical practice as a general radiologist with subspecialty training in abdominal imaging (80% clinical) • Extensive experience teaching and supervising residents including several formal roles with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications • Administrative experience through formal roles in Quality and Safety, Peer Review, and Operations • Frequently invited presenter at national and international medical conferences, educational forums, and symposia • Extensive committee involvement in local, state and national organizations • Informatics experience including the development and implementation of software solutions into clinical practice • Past editor of various medical journals • Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states. • Currently licensed in North Carolina, Virgi...

Keyhill Sheorn, MD Keyhill Sheorn, MD

Midlothian, Virginia
Psychiatry - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Trauma, Psychiatry, Virginia, IME, File Review
Dr. Sheorn is a sole practitioner who specializes in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. She is also the Director of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training at the Department of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia where she supervises and teaches the psychiatry residents. The training focuses on diagnostic complexity and the specifics of treatment. As a past-president of the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, Dr. Sheorn has an exceptional skill in the use of the DSM 5 - TR as well as an understanding of the dynamics and other signals that are necessary to make the clinical diagnosis of PTSD. As an expert, she works solely on PTSD cases to rule the disorder in or out.

Gregory M Weiss, MD Veritas Consulting and Management LLC

Yorktown, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiothoracic, Cardiac Anesthesia, general anesthesiology, ICU, Intensive Care,, TEE, echocardiography, trauma, airway, ECMO, ECLS.
Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Subspecialty fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care. Former Faculty at the University of Colorado and Medical Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation program.

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. Willing to work with plaintiff's OR defense attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which r...

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.