Valvular Disease Expert Witness

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Valvular disease 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 valvular disease. The valvular disease expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Nurse.

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Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Angina, Stroke, Syncope, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Congestive Heart Failure, Aortic Dissection, Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmia, Pulmonary Embolus, Anticoagulation, Coumadin, Valvular Disease
Dr. Stark is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is in full-time practice in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, and has served on the Clinical Faculties at the Georgetown and Yale Medical Schools. He has 20 years’ litigation experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has served as senior member of his state’s Medical Malpractice Claims Review Panel. Had responsibility for advising on defensibility of cases for Aetna Life & Casualty and CNA Insurance, as well as for individual law firms. Dr. Robert Stark is in full-time active practice of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is past-president of the Connecticut Society of Internal Medicine and Director of his hospital’s Cardiovascular Prevention Program. He teaches residents and medical students as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine – he also speaks frequently on cardiovascular topics for lay and professional groups as well as the media. Dr. Stark has had extensive litigation experience in state and f...

Jessica Blum, NP

Cortlandt Manor, New York
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Heart transplant Coordinator, lung transplant, robotic surgery, TAVR, ECMO, LVADs, CABG , Valvular disease, endocarditis, dissections, discharge Nurse practitioner, thoracic nurse practitioner
I have been an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for 10 years, I received my Masters degree from New York University in 2008. I started my career in nursing in 2005, when I worked in a Trauma Level One emergency room in New York City. Since graduating with my masters I have predominantly worked as a Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse Practitioner. I have managed patients both in the hospital and outpatient setting, specifically as a Heart Transplant Coordinator. I am trained to manage patients throughout there hospital course, pre/post surgery and the vast complications that arise. Spending time in the intensive care unit, step-down unit, consult service and discharge planning. I am also trained in ECMO/mechanical support management and have my FCCS and ACLS certifications. I also am part time faculty at Pace University where I am developing there Acute Care NP program and adjunct clinical faculty at New York University.

Erica Duff, RN, MSN, CNL, CCRN

Brooklyn, New York
Nurse, Critical Care Surgery - Intensive Care Unit, Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU, Surgical ICU, Cardiovascular Disease, ECMO, RVAD, LVAD, Impella, IABP, CRRT, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Liver Transplant, Kidney Transplant, CABG, Valvular Disease, Robotic Surgery, Tracheostomy, Education, Quality, Regulatory
I have been a registered nurse for over seven years. I began my nursing career in 2014 and have worked primarily with cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery patients (acute, stepdown and intensive care). I received my Masters degree from Sacred Heart University in 2016. I have over three years of experience in the intensive care unit caring for cardiothoracic surgery patients, general surgery patients and transplant patients. I worked as a bedside ICU nurse throughout the Covid-19 pandemic in a large New York City hospital. I currently work as the Clinical Resource Nurse on a cardiothoracic surgery ICU focusing on nurse education, quality measures and regulatory aspects of healthcare. I am trained to manage patients throughout their hospital course, pre/post surgery, direct admits from the OR and recovery from open heart surgery and transplant surgery. I am also trained in mechanical circulatory support devices such as ECMO, Impella, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, LVAD and RVAD. I am co...