Michael Ferraro, DO, MS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services

Keywords/Search Terms:

Paramedic, EMT, Falls, Ambulance, Refusals, Airway, CVA, DVT, PE, ER Holds, EMS, EMTALA, Fractures, Geriatric, HEMS, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Spinal abscess, Stroke, Resuscitation, CPR, Aortic dissection, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Downtime Errors, MVA


DO, Nova Southeastern University; MS, University of Connecticut; BA, Eckerd College

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Board-certified emergency medicine physician in full-time practice. Over 15 years of clinical experience caring for both adult and pediatric patients. Medical staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (adjunct) at Florida State University College of Medicine. Special interest and broad experience in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and prehospital care. Medical director of multiple EMT/Paramedic teaching programs. Medical Director of fire rescue agencies with more than 300+ paramedics. Served as a Firefighter/EMT before entering medical school. Clinical experience includes, but is not limited to,: airway complications, angioedema, tracheostomy complications, aortic dissection, appendicitis, disaster management, electronic medical record downtime errors, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian torsion, testicular torsion, pediatrics, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, meningitis, supracondylar fracture, emergency medical services, prehospital standard of care, EMTALA, emergency department complications with holding patients or “boarders,” emergency department falls, initial fracture management, geriatric care, elder neglect, aeromedicine, helicopter emergency medicine (HEMS), incarcerations/jail prisoner care, acute psychiatric care, missed diagnoses, myocardial infarction, pharmacy errors, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, and stroke (CVA).