Triage Expert Witnesses

Triage 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 triage. The triage expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Correctional Healthcare, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse, Nursing Administration, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Pediatrics.

Paul M. McHale, M.D. Integrity Medical Expert Witness Services

Tempe, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Airway management, cardiac arrest, arrhythmias, trauma care, stroke care, hyperbaric medicine, psychiatric emergencies, Emergency Medical Services, Air Medical, ED management, MD & APP Education, EMTALA, Detox, Emergency department logistics, telehealth, triage, sepsis
I am a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, with over 20 years of experience. After attending University of Minnesota, he completed residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. To this day, he continues to actively care for patients across a broad spectrum of ED’s, from a Level 1 Trauma Center with comprehensive Stroke & Cardiac care, to stand alone Emergency Departments & smaller hospitals that have far fewer available resources. Prior experience in case reviews and depositions, including both plaintiff & defense. Attended SEAK’s How to Start, Build & Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice & SEAK’s How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases. My initial interest in this career came after my own personal deposition, in which my lawyer remarked "you should look into being an expert witness". Expert Medical Witness work is an important part of my career, and one I expect to continue to grow. However, I am still an active physician and plan to ...

Janet G Attard, RN IV, RNC-MNN, CLNC, MBA, 1L The Legal Nurse Consultant Group

Danville , California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - High Risk Obstetric Care in the areas of L&D, Antepartum, Triage, Post Partum, and NICU. Legal Nurse Consulting, Standard of Care, Scope of Practice, Chain of Command, Communication, Team Work, Collaboration, Risk Management, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement, Administration Responsibility
Jan is recognized as a nationally-known Legal Nurse Expert with diverse expertise and 30 yr history as Maternal and Infant Nurse. Jan is a teacher mentor as 8th Edition NRP Mentor Instructor for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Jan has acted as VP Risk, Director Risk, Assistant Manager L&D, NICU, and Post Partum. Jan acts as Adjunct Professor for USF and Samuel Merritt University. Jan works full time as Registered Nurse in High Risk OB in L&D, NICU, and Post Partum. She is honored to act as an integral and collaborative member of the Litigation Team on behalf of Attorneys, Insurance Companies, and Hospital Groups. Jan works diligently for Attorneys, Health Care Organizations. and The California Board of Registered Nursing. Jan works as expert witness both for Plaintiff and Defense. The Legal Nurse Consultant Group under the direction of Jan Attard provides comprehensive, timely, thorough opinion for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Medical Groups in the evaluation of Nurse ...

Margaret "Lisa" A Browne, BSN OB-RNC Providence

valencia, California
Nurse, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Labor and Delivery, fetal monitoring, high risk Antenatal, Triage, postpartum, birth injury, standards of care, shoulder dystocia, obstetrical hemorrhage.
I have been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years providing inpatient care for laboring patients, many with high-risk pregnancies. I am currently employed full time in labor and delivery, managing patients during vaginal deliveries or cesareans. As needed, I fill in as a relief charge nurse. I am familiar with standards of care for my specialty. Current in certifications: Advanced Fetal Monitoring ACLS - Advanced Life Support NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program BLS - Basic Life Support AWHONN member

Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Lancaster, California
Correctional Healthcare, Internal Medicine - Medical oncology, prisons, jails, ICE, immigration detention facilities, deliberate indifference, cancer treatment in prison, end of life care in prison, chronic disease management in prison, general inmate health care, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology), with additional areas of expertise in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and coccidioidomycosis. Educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and and Baylor College of Medicine. Founder/former CEO of nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization and and founder of FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) for underserved populations. Skilled expert witness with extensive experience in records review, report writing, and deposition/trial testimony. Award winning writer and public speaker. Licensed in California and Indiana. Plaintiff and defense cases accepted. CV upon request.

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

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency room nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, ED nurse
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric, and psychiatric populations), COVID-19 patients and their care (including implementation of proper personal protective equipment (PPE), swabbing, and medication administration), escalation of changes to patient condition, critical results (such as lab values) and relaying relevant lab results to provider, genitourinary patients (including Foley catheter protocol/insertion/c...

Kimberly McGranahan McGranahan Consulting

Riverside, California
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Administration - Clinical Nurse Manager, Regulatory Guidelines, Nursing Standards of Care, Medication Safety, Fall Prevention/Management, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Triage, CMS Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, COVID-19
Kimberly McGranahan has been an Emergency Room nurse for 13 years. She has expertise in caring for patients of all ages and levels of care. Nurse McGranahan has extensive experience caring for patients with Stroke, Heart Attacks (STEMI), Trauma, Psychiatric and other sub-specialty emergencies. In addition, Ms. McGranahan is a Clinical Nurse Manager and frequently performs investigations regarding breaches in policy and/or standards of care. She has extensive knowledge of Emergency Department regulatory guidelines related to CMS and Joint Commission standards including nurse staffing ratios and nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines. Ms. McGranahan is meticulous and detail oriented, she will provide a comprehensive analysis to aid in your success. Kimberly utilizes her experience as a bedside nurse and clinical manager to review medical records for merit and create chronologies/summaries for ease of medical record review. In addition, she will analyze and identify br...

Yolanda Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, CLNC Colorado Care Consultants

Lakewood, Colorado
Nurse, Emergency Medicine - Consulting, Nurse, Emergency Department, Triage, Hospital care, EMTALA, Health Care, stroke, Cardiac, Medical Record, medical malpractice, pediatric and adult
Emergency Department RN for 30+ years. Knowledgeable about all aspects of Hospital Care and Standards of Care for Physicians, Nurses and ancillary personnel. Clinically active in emergency Department care for 30+ years for infants, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics; Trauma, Cardiac, Neurology, Surgical, EMTALA and general Emergency Care. Able to review charts for merit, do chronologies, research medical care, document Independent Medical Exams, and more. Experienced in Depositions and Trials. Conscientious and detail-oriented. My cases - depositions - trials have included care related to strokes, cardiac, triage, pediatrics, meningitis, sepsis, sub arachnoid hemorrhage, abdominal aortic aneurysm, falls, motor vehicle or motorcycle accidents, wounds and bandaging, wrongful death, missed diagnosis, failure of RN to report to MD regarding patient condition, medication errors, EMTALA, nursing errors plus more, with more than 115 case reviews, more than 15 depositions and 2 tria...

Kellie K Breaux, MSN, RN, FNP

Hayden, Idaho
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine - Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemed, Telemetry, Triage, Adults, All ages, Consulting, Standards of Care
Kellie Breaux is a Registered Nurse, board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She has 18 years of experience in adult and pediatric nursing in various settings including: inpatient telemetry, step down ICU/progressive care units, emergency department and fast track/urgent care areas. Actively practicing in primary care pediatrics as a nurse practitioner. Experienced charge nurse, and clinical preceptor with emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine and following standards of care. She is excellent at communication, she is detail-oriented, thorough, professional, efficient and responsive. Active licenses in Idaho and Washington.

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway management, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, Covid, clinical informatics, epidural abscess, respiratory failure, triage, sepsis, stroke, trauma, hyperbaric medicine, ED management, credentials, aortic emergencies, pregnancy emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, arrhythmias, peer review
Dr. Chaudhari is a highly experienced emergency medicine physician with over 18 years in active clinical practice and over 8 years of experience as Department Chair. He finished his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He has extensive leadership and teaching experience and currently serves as the President of the Medical Staff. He is a certified Epic Physician Builder and is the Medical Director of Informatics. He serves as the Chair of the Peer Review committee, Sepsis committee, and University of Maryland System Emergency Medicine Risk Forum. He is privileged to also sit on the University of Maryland Medical System Claims Review committee and has extensive ED management experience. Dr. Chaudhari is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants a...


Hingham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - ER nurse expert, ED nurse expert, ER legal nurse consultant, emergency room standards of care, Trauma, Triage, Wound Care, Med-Surg,
I have more than 20 years' extensive experience including emergency medicine, global health, flight medicine, dialysis, clinical and classroom instruction, I served as the Nurse Manager of Dialysis Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and work clinically as an Advanced Clinician in the Emergency Department of Massachusetts General Hospital. I previously served at MGH in the Center for Global Health working in Uganda and the Center for Disaster Medicine focused on Biothreat response during the Ebola outbreak. I have been Adjunct Faculty Acute Care nursing education and Clinical Faculty at Simmons University. I have deployed as a humanitarian aid nurse for Project Hope to Nepal (2015 earthquake) and Afghanistan (2021refugee transport). I have worked internationally and domestically providing HAZMAT-WMD. I am a Nurse Specialist on the HHS/ASPR/ NDMS Massachusetts –1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team. Currently, I serve as Professional Development Manager providing nursing ...

Sharlene Rojas, RN, BSN, MPH, CEN, CCRN, LNCC Altrium Consulting Services

Yonkers, New York
Legal Nurse Consulting, Emergency Medicine - Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Chart Review Analysis, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Critical Care, ICU, CCU, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Care, Emergency Nursing, Emergency Department Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Triage, Trauma, Sepsis, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Sharlene Rojas brings over a quarter-century of nursing experience as the founder and chief executive officer of Altrium Consulting Services, LLC. Coupled with her background as a professional liability investigator, she brings an invaluable skill set allowing the firm to offer a myriad of services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including: • Expert witness testimony (emergency nursing, trauma, acute cardiac, and critical care) • Chart Review – Organize, summarize, and decipher the medical record (written or electronic), including chronologies, discrepancies, etc. • Case Analysis – Standard of care, potential proximate cause, hospital policies, screening cases for merit, etc. • Research and summarization of the relevant medical literature • Preparation for deposition and/or trial – research, exhibits, documents • Independent/Defense Medical Examination Her experience as a professional liability investigator for char...