Valvular Heart Disease Expert Witnesses
Valvular heart 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 heart disease. The valvular heart disease expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology.
Philip E. Newman, MDNewport Beach, California
Cardiovascular Disease - cardiology, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, hypertension, shock, stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, pre-op cardiac eval.
I'm a board certified cardiologist with 39 years of practice experience involving non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. My initial position was as an academic cardiologist at a medical school, as Director of the cath lab and Acting Chief of Cardiology at a teaching hospital, with patient care, teaching and publishing responsibilities. Following 3 years in that position I was in fee-for- service practice for 7 years, then in practice combining fee for service and managed care patients for 22 years. Following Medical Residency, I served as a physician in the US Army Medical Corps as a Major in Vietnam from August '71-August '72, where I was awarded the Bronze Star, and at Fort MacArthur, Ca, from August '72-July '73. Over the last 37 years I have served as an expert witness in 170-175 malpractice cases, working with both plaintiff and defense sides, and I have received uniformly excellent feedback from all of the attorneys with whom I've worked. I a...
Mayer Rashtian, MD,FACC,FHRS Huntington Memorial HospitalPasadena, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology - Arrhythmia,cardiac electrophysiology,pacemakers,cardiology,defibrillators,ICD, atrial fibrillation,flutte,ventricular tachycardia, cardiac ablations, device / leads complications ,life expectancy,congestive heart of failure,Esophageal Fistula,syncope,ECG,valvular heart disease,Medical Board inquiry
Currently, I serve as medical director of the cardiac electrophysiology (EP) department at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California. I have a very busy practice and provide all manner of arrhythmia services, such as complex ablations, pacemakers, and defibrillators, including biventricular devices. Additionally, I am extremely active in cardiac arrhythmia research activities and have participated in many cardiac device and sudden cardiac death trials. My CV is extensive. I have experience with recalls, defective leads, pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and ablation procedures. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, USC, and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at UCLA. I accept both defense and plaintiff cases, as my opinion addresses the case’s medical facts, which are not dependent upon the side of the retaining counsel. I have served as an expert witness for more than 50 cases over the past 10 years and have served as an ex...
Anne Ford, MD, FACC Community Health NetworkCarmel, Indiana
Cardiovascular Disease - Cardiology, Noninvasive Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Stress Testing, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Heart Attack, Valvular Heart Disease, Preventative Cardiology, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension management, EKG
Board Certified Noninvasive Cardiologist Dr. Anne Ford is passionate about cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, 3D transesophageal echocardiography, & nuclear cardiology. She provides excellent cardiovascular care to an underserved region with high acuity patients. Dr. Ford enjoys cardiac critical care, congestive heart failure, valvular disease, preventative cardiology & coronary artery disease management. She is also innovative with medical informatics technology. She serves as the Echo Champion at Community Hospital Anderson. She commonly lectures to educate patients, nurses, and other cardiologists. She has performed multiple medical review panels for the State of Indiana. Dr. Ford is known for her attention to detail, problem solving, quick turn around times, & clear explanations of evidence based medicine.