Vasculitis Expert Witnesses

Vasculitis 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 vasculitis. The vasculitis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Internal Medicine, Medical Devices, Nephrology, and Rheumatology.

Thomas Zizic, BS, MD

Abingdon, Maryland
Rheumatology, Medical Devices - Corticosteroids, Avascular Necrosis Bone, Osteoporosis, Osteonecrosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Connective Tissue Diseases, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Vasculitis, Polymyositis, Immunology, Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD for approximately twenty years. Major research in osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, osteoneerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis and a variety of other diseases that have an immunologic basis. Published approximately 100 articles and abstracts in peer reviewed journals as well as several dozen chapters in textbooks of medicine. Dr. Zizic has extensive experience as an invalidity and as a non-infringement expert in patent litigation. Research Office: 8415 Bellona Lane, Ste. 811, Towson, MD 20214

Eric T. Slavin, MD, BS, FACR Synovium Consulting LLC

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Sjogren’s, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Vasculitis, Giant Cell/Temporal Arteritis, Wegener’s, Microscopic Polyangiitis, Churg-Strauss, Polyarteritis Nodosum, Takayasu’s, Scleroderma, Myositis, Biologic Medications, Raynaud’s
I am dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology and internal medicine. I hold an active license in the state of Michigan, where I have a full-time office-based practice and provide hospital consultations. I graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in biology from the University of Michigan. I received my medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed my residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent-Indianapolis. I remained at St. Vincent as a teaching faculty member, before going on to complete my fellowship in rheumatology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I am a multiple award-winning physician and a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University, as well as a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. I have spent thousands of hours discussing disease pathology, treatment options, and potential outcomes with patients, medical students, resident physicians, and other specialists. ...

Rebecca M. Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACP, FACR Lancaster General Health- Penn Medicine

New Providence, Pennsylvania
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Adynamic Bone Fracture, Bisphosphonates, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Vasculitis, Biologic Therapy, Scleroderma, Myositis, Autoimmune Diseases
I am a Board Certified Rheumatologist with clinical experience in managing autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis , systemic lupus erythematosus and vasculitis, as well as chronic bone and joint diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. I have knowledge of the medications used to these diseases as well as the side effect profiles of each drug. I am the Chief of Rheumatology and Director of Osteoporosis for Lancaster General Health and keep an active clinical practice. I will take a measured, thoughtful approach to your medical case review and can provide insight into standards of care. I will provide unbiased reviews for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Franco Musio, M.D., FACP, FASN, FACA Franco Musio. M.D. Medical Consulting Group, LLC.

OAKTON, Virginia
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Renal Cell Cancer, glomerulonephritis, hyponatremia, chronic renal failure, vasculitis, rapidly progressive renal failure, hemodialysis, anemia, atypical HUS, TTP, bleeding diathesis, acute kidney injury, hypertension, stroke, pyelonephritis, electrolyte disorders, end stage renal disease
1. Clinical Staff/Chief Nephrology Clinic; Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1995-1998) 2. Decorated Physician; US Army; Lieutenant Colonel 3. Multiple previous academic appointments - currently Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine - Inova Fairfax Hospital Campus with ongoing teaching and supervisory responsibilities 4. Senior Partner; Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia - full time clinical nephrology practice (1998-2021) 5. Currently Associate Chief Medical Correspondent WVGB 94.5 FM (Beaufort, SC) and world wide by internet application - multiple types of programming responsibilities 6 Multiple committee and medical staff roles at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Annandale, Virginia) to include Chief of Nephrology Division and Medical Director of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit (1998-2021) 7. Medical Director of two DaVita Hemodialysis units (1998-2021) 8. Multiple medical society Fellowships, medical journal editorial board membership...