Jean Walsh, DO, MPH, CWSP, FAPWCA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: MercyHealth
  • Phone: 1(630) 728-8740

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Wound Care and Family Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

pressure ulcer, amputation, nursing home, hospital, long-term care, wound care, hyperbaric, diabetic wound, venous wound, arterial wound, death, cause of death, bedsores, standard of care, geriatrics, decubitus


DO, Midwestern University; MPH, University of Oklahoma; BS, Northern Illinois University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

I have over 25 years of experience in both family medicine as well as wound care. I started working in a hospital-based wound clinic in 2010 and became full-time wound care in 2011. I have been accredited/certified by the American Professional wound Care Association 2012 (FAPWCA), the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing 2013 (FAPWHc), the American Board of Wound Healing 2012, Council for Medical Education and Testing 2012 and the additional board qualification with the American Board of Osteopathic Physicians in Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine 2012. I have practiced wound care in multiple settings such as clinic, hospital, home and nursing homes since 2010 with experience as Director of Wound Clinic. As medical director, our site was able to improve wound healing rates and began utilizing hyperbaric chambers. Continued involvement in the field teaching wound care to Family Medicine residents and speaking nationally. Currently practicing chronic wound care as well as Family Medicine. I have been an expert witness for nursing home defense and was instrumental in preventing the case from going to trial on two separate occasions.