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

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, MD Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia/Inova Fairfax Hospital/VCU School of Medicine

Oakton, Virginia
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Anemia, Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents, Cancer-induced anemia; Anemia management, glomerulonephritis, acute renal failure, chronic renal failure, rapidly progressive renal failure, vasculitis, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. hemodialysis, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia.
1. Senior Partner; Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia - full time clinical nephrology practice 2. Medical Director of two DaVita Hemodialysis units 3. Associate Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine - pending appointment as Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine 4. Multiple appointments at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Annandale, Virginia) in clinical committee roles to include Chief of Nephrology Division and Medical Director of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit 5. Avid interest in the intersection of hematology and nephrology disease processes to include complex Critical Care cases 6. Ardent supporter of patient's rights and the delivery of the highest quality of care to all patients (hospitalized and outpatient).