James R. Hocker, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 309 208 3814
  • Cell: 309 208 3814
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine

Specialty Focus: NICU, Neonatology, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth restriction, birth trauma, birth injuries, birth defects, sepsis, hypoglycemia, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, bilirubin encephalopathy, newborn resuscitation

Education: BA, Illinois Wesleyan University; MD, University of Illinois

Years in Practice: 28


Additional Information

-Board certified neonatologist who has practiced for 29 years in both private and academic practices. -Has worked in all levels of care from normal newborn nurseries to Level IV NICUs -Experience as a Medical Director of a Level IV NICU for 18 years -On faculty at University of Illinois College of Medicine for 28 years -Has worked with Advanced Practice Nurses, Residents and medical students at the bedside and in the classroom -Over 10 years of experience as Medical Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense -Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals