Contact this Expert Witness
- Phone: 720-800-5900
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
Keywords/Search Terms:Trauma, transplant, high-risk, obstetrics, pain management, outpatient, ambulatory surgery, neuroanesthesia, regional anesthesia, acute pain management, difficult airways, ACLS, code blue, vascular, thoracic, Level 1, patient safety
Education:BA , Rice University; MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Years in Practice:10
Anna Weyand, M.D. is a highly accomplished board-certified anesthesiologist with a diverse range of expertise who is available for effective and timely expert witness consultation. With over 10 years of experience in the field, Dr. Weyand has established herself as a respected medical professional in her specialty. While she is active in the full scope of perioperative care, she has developed special interest in trauma, transplant, and obstetric anesthesia, providing exceptional care and knowledge in critical and complex situations. Dr. Weyand's contributions extend beyond her clinical practice, and she is recognized for her expertise on both local and national levels. She currently serves as Director of Transplant Anesthesia for an established community transplant program.. She has also served on numerous national committees for the improvement of anesthesiology, including the national committee for trauma anesthesia and emergency preparedness, where she has worked to shape best practices and protocols for trauma patients. Dr. Weyand’s influence extends to professional organizations as well. As the Immediate Past President of the Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists, she has advocated for the advancement of the specialty within the state, working collaboratively with colleagues and policymakers to address critical issues and promote patient-centered care. Furthermore, her exceptional reputation led her to be elected by her peers to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, where she actively contributes to strategic decision-making and initiatives at the national level. Passionate about ensuring and improving healthcare quality, Dr. Weyand has actively participated in multiple quality improvement committees, focusing on enhancing patient outcomes and safety. Her commitment to education and training is evident through her role as Associate Program Director for an anesthesiology residency program In this capacity, she diligently guides and mentors future anesthesiologists, fostering their professional growth. Additionally, she serves as the Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee, ensuring that residents receive comprehensive training and meet the highest standards of competence, and the head of the Patient Safety curriculum component. Dr. Weyand has extensive experience in communication and public speaking, giving frequent talks to both physician and non-physician groups on a variety of healthcare-related topics, as well as providing regular legislative testimony on the state level. She is recognized by her colleagues as a skilled and effective communicator, chairing the communication committee at her large anesthesia practice in addition to her other leadership roles. Throughout her career, Dr. Weyand has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence, compassion for patients, and a drive to make a positive impact in her field that shine through in her work as an expert consultant and witness. Full CV available on request.