Vbac Expert Witness

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Vbac 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 vbac. The vbac expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Gynecology, Hospitalist, and Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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William T. Madland, MD

Alabama
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Amy Sarver, MD

Cave Springs , Arkansas
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean section, vacuum delivery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, maternal birth injury, fibroids, ectopic pregnancy, hormones, failure to diagnose cancer
Board certified, expert witness experience

Peyman Banooni, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - obgyn, shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy, Essure, Maternal Birth Injury, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy, Infertility, Hormones
Dr. Banooni is a board ceritified ob/gyn with over 15 years of experience. He is currently in private practice practicing obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of emphasis are minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics, and office related procedures. He has experience as an expert witness in legal cases and has also served as an expert for the medical board of California. He has served on the peer review committee at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for over 2 years. In addition, Dr Banooni is involved in clinical research as the primary investigator for multiple FDA trials.

Shannon L. Hart, DO, FACOG

Carlsbad, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Forceps Delivery, Cesarean Delivery, TOLAC, VBAC, High Risk Obstetrics, Breech Delivery, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Cervical Dysplasia, Pelvic Pain, Infertility, Ectopic Pregnancy, Urogynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Standard of Care Review
Military trained experienced board certified physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Voted Physician of the Year for Labor and Delivery, Palomar Medical Center-Escondido. Past Chairman OB/GYN department. Medical staff governance experience as member of Medical Executive Committee (MEC). Knowledgeable standard of care and quality of care peer reviewer. Skilled in management of high volume clinical and hospital based OB/GYN patient population. Ten years of military service as Medical Officer. Experienced in Medical/Clinical Informatics and standardization of inpatient and outpatient electronic health records. PROCEDURE PROFICIENCIES; Gynecologic and Endoscopic Procedures—with proficiencies/focus in the following: ● Mid-urethral Sling (TVT and TOT) ● Cystoscopy with Hydrodistension ● Bladder Instillations (for Interstitial Cystitis Treatment) ● Labioplasty ● Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (i.e. Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy) ● Perineoplasty ...

William T. Madland, MD

California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Charles E Stoopack, MD

Carlsbad, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Birth injuries, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Cerebral Palsy, Fetal Monitoring, Labor Management, Shoulder Dystocia, Obstetrical Complications, Vacuum and Forceps Deliveries, VBAC, GYN Surgery Injuries, Operative Laparoscopy, Peer Review, General OB/GYN, Motor Vehicle Accidents during Pregnancy
Assistant Professor/Health Sciences Clinical Instructor UCSD Medical School. Recipient of The Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. Named as a "Top Doctor" in 2004 San Diego Magazine and 1999 "Guide to Top Doctors," both as selected by physician peers. Board Certified, Fellow ACOG. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society at New York Medical College. Good appearance, jury friendly, articulate, credible and honest.

Shana Yeager, MD

Temecula, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - birth injury, TOLAC, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, maternal hemorrhage, cesarean section, shoulder dystocia, fetal monitoring, forceps, vacuum delivery, maternal morbidity and mortality
Board Certified since 2008 Medical Consultant for Medical Board of CA Clinical Assistant Professor, Western University of Health Sciences Experience in peer review, department chair, medical executive committee

Wendy S Humphrey, MD

Naples, Florida
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - shoulder dystocia, fetal birth injury, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Endometriosis, Forcep/Vacuum Delivery, Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy/Hysterectomy, Maternal Birth Injury, Labor Management & Induction, Fibroids, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Ectopic Pregnancy
Board Certified and licensed to practice in Florida and Ohio. Private practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology for 30 years. Practiced in single specialty groups of between 3-7 physicians. Presently have two academic appointments as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Central Florida and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Also practicing gynecology at 2 outpatients clinics. Served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and served on multiple hospital committees including Credentials and Department Quality Assurance Committee Chairman.Experienced in public speaking and has authored publications. Areas of expertise include gynecology, high risk obstetrics, contraception management and complications, shoulder dystocia, cancer diagnosis and screening, maternal and fetal birth injury, gynecologic surgery, VBAC, pelvic organ prolapse, cesarean section, labor management, fetal monitoring, breec...

William T. Madland, MD

Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Susan L. Warner, MD MCWHC

Evanston, Illinois
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications: Fetal Heart Monitoring, Labor Management, VBAC, Forceps, Pre-eclampsia, Shoulder Dystocia, Cesarian Section, Uterine Rupture, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Office OB/GYNE, Ectopic Pregnancy, Breast, PAP monitoring. Hysteroscopy/Ablation.
I am a board certified OB-Gyne with over 30 years clinical experience in a teaching institution (the same institution where I was chief resident) in Evanston, IL (outside of Chicago). I have served on the Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality committee for over 15 years. I have taught and worked with medical students, residents, certified nurse midwives and am the gynecologist at Northwestern University student health. I have served as a medical expert in OB/Gyn and have reviewed a countless number of cases over the past 10 years. I believe I have a strong attention to detail and am able to explain the complicated nature of medicine in a way that the listener can understand. Jurors have found me to be friendly, honest and credible. I address each case timely and comprehensively. I am available for either plaintiff or defense cases and have attended the SEAK course on Effective Expert Witness.

William T. Madland, MD

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Wesley S Blank, MD, MS, FACOG

Rye Brook, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrical Complications, Gynecological Complications, Surgical Injuries, Office Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fetal Monitoring, Labor Management, Shoulder Dystocia, VBAC, Cesarean Section, Uterine Rupture, Ectopic Pregnancy, Circumcisions
I am a board certified obstetrician gynecologist with over 30 years of clinical experience in a wide variety of clinical environments: private practice, HMOs, hospital clinics, community hospitals, and university teaching centers. I have served as a medical expert in OB/GYN since 1994, both for the plaintiff and for the defense. My education and experience enable me to extract and analyze the information in each case, discovering and understanding its merits. I am able to communicate key points in a succinct, understandable manner, both orally and in writing. My commitment to being a medical expert ensures that I address each case timely and comprehensively. As an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, I taught OB/GYN residents and medical students, both in the clinical setting and with lectures.

John P Brennan, MD John P. Brennan MD PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology - labor and delivery, preeclampsia, endometriosis, fibroids, fibroids in pregnancy, cervical insufficiency, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, brachial plexus injury, shoulder dystocia, birth injury, cesarean section, VBAC, ectopic pregnancy, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy
Dr. John P. Brennan MD has been in active clinical practice for 30 years. Trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Board Certified American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chairman of Hospital-wide Quality Assurance Committee for 10 years. Residency Program Director for 5 years. Medical Student Clerkship Director for 7 years. Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Mark L. de Fazio, MD, FACOG, C-EFM deFazio Obstetrics & Gynecology PC

Brooklyn, New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section, Fetal Distress, Shoulder Dystocia, Breast Cancer Screening, Uterine Perforation, Essure Procedure, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy, Laparoscopy, VBAC, Uterine Rupture.
I am a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. I am an Attending physician at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College. My areas of expertise include all aspects of prenatal care and delivery, cesarean section, pre-term labor, breast cancer screening, gynecologic surgery and general office practice.

William T. Madland, MD

New York
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Davinci robot, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC, vacuum, fetal monitoring, cesarean hysterectomy, preeclampsia, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture, bowel injuries, brachial plexus injury
Multiple award-winning OB/GYN in active clinical practice. 20 years of clinical experience. Has delivered over 4000 babies and performed over 250 robotic gynecologic surgeries. Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Staff. Extensive teaching experience. University of Minnesota Faculty. Winner of Resident Teaching Award. Experienced Medical Director and Residency Site Co-Director. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Brendan Carroll, MD, FACOG

Portland, Oregon
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics, OB, OB Hospitalist, fetal heart monitoring, vacuum delivery, birth asphyxia, birth trauma, preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, VBAC
- OB/GYN trained at Vanderbilt and Tulane University Medical Centers - Transitioned to the Obstetric Hospitalist sub-specialty after 16 years in an OB/GYN private practice to implement an OB/GYN Hospitalist Program - Physician Lead OB/GYN Hospitalist and OB/GYN Medical Director in an urban, community hospital in Portland, OR - OB/GYN Board Certified, a Fellow in ACOG, and a Board Officer of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) - Twice served as Chairman of OB/GYN committees and has been either a member or chaired OB/GYN Peer Review Committees for more than 15 years - Program Chair of Electronic Fetal Monitoring Case Review Program - Consultant with National OB/GYN Hospitalist Consulting Group, assisting hospitals start or improve OB/GYN Hospitalist programs and/or Obstetrics Emergency Departments - Obstetric consultant to Nurse Midwives, Family Medicine physicians and residents - Providing expert case reviews and expert witness services for O...

Katherine R Kula, MD

Purcellville, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - Cesarean Delivery, TOLAC, VBAC, High Risk Obstetrics, Breech Delivery, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Ectopic Pregnancy, Obstetrical Emergencies, Gynecology Emergencies, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Postpartum Hemorrhage
I have practiced obstetrics and gynecology for the past 13 years. In the last ten years I have specialized in hospital based obstetrics and gynecology. This includes care of women with high risk pregnancies requiring hospital care, labor and delivery of both low and high risk women, obstetrical emergencies, postpartum care, emergency department consultations and emergency gynecologic surgery, as well as in-hospital obstetrics and gynecology consultations. I participated in the opening of a new obstetric emergency department at the facility where I work, and continue to see patients there. I also provide prenatal care for both low and high risk pregnancies in the hospital clinic. I have an interest in improving the quality of medical care and have been a member of a hospital wide clinical quality committee for the past three years.

Jennifer P. Reason, DO, FACOG

Melfa, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - induction of labor, VBAC, cesarean section, breech presentation, twins, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord prolapse, fetal monitoring, placental abruption, obstetrical hemorrhage, vacuum deliveries, prenatal care, birthing center transfers, preterm labor, HELLP
I am a Board Certified OBGYN since 2014, and have been in practice since 2012. In the first six years of my career I worked in a small group serving a rural, underserved population in Virginia. This practice was remote from any tertiary care hospital, and I gained experience early in my career in managing high risk situations when patients presented unstable for transfer. Since then, I have been employed as an OB Hospitalist, and have worked in leadership roles in larger hospitals that average about 2000 or more deliveries per year. I also work in my former residency program as an academic OB hospitalist, with an even higher volume and acuity of patients. Since becoming an OB hospitalist, I have developed an interest in quality and safety improvement. I have led and participated in several initiatives in this area. I have experience in leading peer review meetings at the department and medical staff level to discuss opportunities for improvement in patient care. I also ha...