Jacob Schaff, MD Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Phone: (901) 581-0674
  • Cell: (901) 581-0674
  • Fax: (417) 459-4979

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Focus:

COVID, COVID-19, cardiac anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, preoperative, perioperative, clearance, ablation, TAVR, cath lab, echocardiography, testing


Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University; Doctor of Medicine (MD), Vanderbilt University; Residency in Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship, Columbia University; Advanced Certification in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE), National Board of Echocardiography

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

- Vanderbilt and Columbia educated and trained physician - Director of Cardiac Anesthesiology at White Plains Hospital - Professional specialization in cardiac (open-heart), thoracic, and cath lab (TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman, radiofrequency ablations, etc) - Board certification in anesthesiology and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) - Frequent care and assessment of patients with COVID in the OR and procedural ICU - Published specialist and national speaker on perioperative medicine, pre-surgical testing, and risk assessment - Completed ivy-league course in leadership, public speaking, and the business of medicine - Extensive leadership experience with creation and development of programs o Planned and opened a new pre-operative assessment clinic from the ground up o Designed and implemented a new cardiac anesthesia service line