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  • Company: Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert
  • Phone: 818-917-8807

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Specialty Focus:

Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Public Health/Child Psychology, University of Minnesota; Medical Doctor (MD), University of Minnesota Medical School; Master of Health Administration (MHA), University of Southern California (USC); Certificate: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University Law School

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric subspecialty diseases and child abuse. His work generally, is focused on hospital based emergency medicine cases, office based practices, theme park injuries, and commercial/industrial injuries. Dr. Nager is well regarded nationally and has been qualified in the federal courts. Dr. Nager is direct, honest, passionate, influential and articulate. Attorneys have described him as, “the best expert I have ever seen.” Dr. Nager has lectured extensively on a variety of Emergency Medicine topics, has appeared numerous times in media, and published extensively on topics including dehydration, trauma, mental health, disaster preparedness, and conflict resolution. Dr. Nager has published several poems and has written two children's books.