David Talford, PA-C, MPAS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 208-559-6559
  • Cell: 208-559-6559
  • Fax: 888-632-1119
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Physician Assistant and Urgent Care Medicine

Specialty Focus: Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Skin Cancer (Melanoma - Squamous Cell), University Clinical Faculty, Educator, Paramedic, Infection (Bacterial - Viral Fungal), Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Nurse Practitioner, NP PA

Education: Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska; Bachelor of Science Physician Assistant Studies, Des Moines University; Paramedic , University of California, San Diego

Years in Practice: 20+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1


Additional Information

Mr. Talford, PA-C, MPAS is an experienced physician assistant clinician, PA educator & teacher. Expert opinion on standard of care is offered across the general spectrum of physician assistant practice. Areas of focus include, urgent care/emergency medicine, dermatology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and assists with referral when a particular disorder is outside scope of expertise. He provides chart review, analysis and testimony. As a published co-author in an international textbook on medical education; his work had been presented internationally and nationally on several occasions. Mr. Talford, graduated Alpha ETA from the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program, and brings well apportioned perspective and insight into physician assistant & nurse practitioner (Advanced Practice Provider) standard of care. A nationally certified, Idaho licensed physician assistant to include 13 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistant instruction and 21 years practicing as a physician assistant, to include 10 years in general practice/urgent care and 11 years in full/part-time dermatology practice. This experience is built upon the background perspective of 12 years paramedic - emergency medicine service (current national paramedic certification).