Dan L Field, MD, FACEP Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Forensic Science and Emergency Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Clinical Forensic Medicine, medical criminology, great bodily injury, case evaluation, case feasibility, injury, strangulation, domestic violence, child abuse, homicide, urgent care, medical chart, gunshot wounds, firearms, stab wound, cause of death, use of force


Medical Doctorate, University of California, San Francisco; Internship, Highland Hospital; Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati ; Masters of Science, Forensic Science, Grand Canyon University

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Additional Information

Dr. Field is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and has a master's degree in Forensic Science. His practice spans more than 30 years with experience and training in medical emergencies, trauma, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, broken bones, police use of force, child abuse and injury care. Dr. Field, a Reserve Deputy Sheriff, serves the Sacramento County Sheriff SED (SWAT) team as a medical control officer. He has small arms training and previously held a federal firearms dealer license. Dr. Field also serves the California Medical Board as an Expert Consultant and Reviewer. As a Clinical Forensic Medical expert, Dr. Field testified or consulted on cases involving gunshot wounds, assault, domestic violence, fatal and nonfatal strangulation, mechanisms and physiology of strangulation, and evaluating claims of strangulation. Other areas include grave bodily injury, cause of death analysis, cardiovascular health, child abuse, sex crimes, car crashes, divorce and more. Dr. Field has qualified in county/state superior court, federal district court, military court, and administrative law courts. Dr. Field, as MDexperts' Panel chair, provides case triage and feasibility review in addition to serving as an expert. When other specialty expertise is required, Dr. Field can consult with 200k+ medical professionals in every specialty and locality to find the right expert for a particular case. No charge for phone consultation.