Wilderness Medicine Expert Witnesses

Wilderness medicine 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 wilderness medicine. The wilderness medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Aquatics Safety, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Medical Management.

Todd Zoltan, MD, JD

Boulder, Colorado
Family Medicine - Urgent Care, Primary Care, Student Health, College Health, Heart disease, Cancer screening, Chronic medical conditions, Diabetes, Telemedicine, Failure to refer, Failure to diagnose, Wilderness Medicine.
Residency trained, board certified Family Medicine physician who is actively practicing in an outpatient setting. Full scope Family Medicine including pediatric, geriatric, acute and chronic medical management. This includes a wide range of conditions including cancer screening, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke care, sports injury, pneumonia, chest pain, abdominal pain, headache, depression, anxiety, pain management. Previous experience in College Health (3 years), Urgent Care (10 years), inpatient medicine (4 years). Current Air Force Reserve officer with active duty service both within the US and abroad.

Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH Surf Emergency Resources, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Emergency Medicine, Drowning, Submersion, Lifeguarding, EMS, Wilderness Medicine, Water Safety, drowning resuscitation
I am an academic emergency physician in Florida with a focus in pre-hospital medicine. My primary areas of research and teaching are drowning resuscitation, drowning physiology, and water safety. I have an extensive background in open water lifesaving and teach nationally and internationally on drowning prevention, drowning resuscitation, and lifeguarding; additionally I have been involved in numerous national and international guideline publications. I have published numerous papers and book chapters on these topics and collaborate with an international network of drowning researchers. Within the hospital, my interests are critical care and trauma. I have been providing expert witness services specific to drowning physiology, resuscitation, and water safety since 2018.

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...

Paul Trinquero, M.D. Riverside Regional Medical Center

Newport News, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Emergencies, Airway, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Obstetric Emergencies, Pediatrics, Ultrasound Guided Procedures, IV access, Evacuation, EMS, Air Transport, Wilderness Medicine, Minor emergencies, Psych
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Works full time in Emergency Medicine 15+ shifts per month. Medical Director for the Emergency Department at USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present). Emergency Physician at Riverside Regional Medical Center, a Level 2 Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center (2021-Present). Extensive experience with Critical Care Air Transport (CCATT) and Tactical Critical Care Evacuation Team (TCCET). Deployed as Critical Care Evacuation Physician, Special Operations Task Force North & West Africa and Lead MEDEVAC Physician and Medical Advisor for Senior Leadership Summit for Special Operations Command Africa, Flintlock Exercise, Mauritania. Educational experience as Physician Assistant Rotation Coordinator, USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present) as well as Instructor & Evaluator: Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), EMT Refresher Course, 633d Medical Group, Langley AFB. Committee Experience and Quality Improvement ...