Shannon L. Hart, DO, FACOG Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialty Focus:

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


DO, Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery; BA, Monmouth College; OB/GYN Residency, United States Navy, Naval Medical Center San Diego

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

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 ● Trigger Point Injections ● Colposcopy and LEEP ● DiVinci Robot Basic Gynecologic Procedures (i.e. Robotic Assisted Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy) Obstetric Procedures—with proficiencies/focus in the following: ● Diagnostic Amniocentesis ● External Cephalic Version ● Vaginal Breech Delivery ● Internal Podalic Version ● Pudendal Block ● Cerclage ● Operative Vaginal Delivery, Outlet and Low Forceps, Rotational Mid Forceps, Piper Breech Forceps, Vacuum Assist Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) ● High Velocity Low Amplitude (HVLA) ● Myofascial Release (MR) ● Muscle Energy (ME) ● Facilitated Positional Release (FPR) ● Strain/Counterstrain (S/CS)