Travel Medicine Expert Witnesses

Travel medicine 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 travel medicine. The travel medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Terrell J Swanson, MD, FAWM Swanson Emergency Medical Services

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - High altitude illness, hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, heat illness, heat stroke, dive injuries, arterial gas embolism, decompression illness, marine medicine, envenomations, travel medicine, animal attacks, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, physical/chemical restraints, stroke, sepsis
I have been an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician for 15 years (12 years as an attending physician). I have worked in a variety of settings including academic centers, trauma centers, community hospitals as well as in rural settings. I also served as a core faculty (teaching) physician of an EM residency for 2 years, giving numerous lectures as well as publishing 2 articles (Ozone Toxicity and Acquired Angioedema). I further specialized by completing a Fellowship in Wilderness Medicine (FAWM), which consists of expertise in areas such as high altitude illness (including high altitude pulmonary edema and high altitude cerebral edema), heat illness/heat stroke, hypothermia/frostbite, marine medicine, dive injuries, envenomations and animal attacks. Other areas of expertise include but are not limited to: dehydration, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, toxicology, EMTALA, involuntary psychiatric commitment, use of chemical and/or physical restraints, STEMI/acute coronary syndromes,...

Ira A Gurland, MD

East Brunswick, New Jersey
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID 19, HIV, AIDS, surgical infections, necrotizing fasciitis, prosthetic joint infection, diabetic foot infection, bacteremia, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, prostatitis, cellulitis, wound, vaccine, Lyme disease, antibiotics, fungal infections, bacterial infections, travel medicine.
I am a board certified infectious diseases physician and internist in active clinical practice in central New Jersey for 21 years. I have had the privilege of being retained for independent medical evaluations in a variety of cases. The goals of these examinations have included evaluating the merits of a case for trial, evaluating insurer’s liability, workman’s compensation and medical malpractice. Diagnoses involved in these matters have included COVID-19 infection, diabetic foot infection leading to limb loss, surgical site infections, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, mold exposure and many others. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical jargon and make it understandable. I am willing to provide redacted reports.

Paul M. Lantos, MD, MS Duke University

Durham, North Carolina
Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Lyme disease, COVID / Coronavirus, malaria, typhoid, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, tick-borne diseases, parasites, measles, pertussis, cytomegalovirus, infected animal bites, vaccines, travel medicine, epidemiology
• Triple-boarded specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine • Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public Health • COVID-19 experience, including case management, test interpretation, isolation and public health recommendations, personal and occupational protective measures, risk assessments for adults and children at risk of severe COVID-19, and return to work determinations for infected employees. • Clinical and academic expertise in vector-borne infectious diseases (e.g. infections carried by ticks and mosquitoes), zoonotic infections (transmitted from animals, e.g. rabies, bartonella, cat scratch and cat bite fever), and environmental infectious diseases. • Clinical and academic expertise in geographic and travel medicine, including clinical malaria and malaria prevention, travel vaccines, pre-travel counseling and risk assessments, post-travel evaluation, prevention and treat...