Hilal Abu-Zahra, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: University of California at Riverside
  • Phone: (617) 669-5179
  • Cell: (617) 669-5179
  • Website: hilalmd.com/
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Pediatrics and Hospitalist

Specialty Focus:

Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia.


B.S. Biology and B.A. Economics, Cornell University; MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Abu-Zahra has 5+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist at three community hospitals in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Abu-Zahra provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Abu-Zahra is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in general pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine and is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Abu-Zahra graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He currently works in two community hospitals all with newborn nurseries, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. He is heavily involved in quality improvement projects, policy renewal, medical executive committee, as well as pediatric hospitalist standard of care practices and several other committees. I will opine what I firmly, ethically, and scientifically believe is the truth regardless of whether it supports or does not support the counsel that retains my services. It is preferable the lawyer of the client contacts me instead of the client.