Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, DNBPAS, HMDC, CMD, WCC Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Long Term Care and Internal Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Assisted Living, COVID-19, Choking, Dysphagia, Elopement, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Medical Malpractice, Motorized Mobility Scooter Collision, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Suicide, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death


B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine

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17+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 12+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medical licenses in multiple Midwestern states.