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  • Phone: (650) 703-9779
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Anesthesiology and Nurse Anesthetist

Keywords/Search Terms:

General Anesthesia, Sedation, Monitored anesthesia care, Intubations, airway, regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, recall, invasive catheters, propofol, codes management, acute pain, airway injuries, difficult airways, ACLS, BLS, Drug errors, Narcotics, Position/nerve injuries


Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine; Masters in Biomedical Science, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Science; Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; Minor in Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Gerard Hoatam is a distinguished, board-certified anesthesiologist. Head of medical education for medical students at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Ca. He is licensed and has practiced in California, Colorado and Arizona. His expertise extends broadly and includes the intricacies of general anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care, propofol sedation, total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA), ultrasound guided techniques including nerve blocks and line placement and much more. He has extensive experience risk stratifying and evaluating patients pre operatively, managing intra operatively and responding to emergencies during all aspects of the perioperative period. Dr. Hoatam is also an expert in Obstetric Anesthesia procedures and clinical decision making.