Emory M. Petrack, MD, FAAP, FACEP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine

Specialty Focus: Pediatric emergency standards of care; pediatric pain management/sedation; administration/management/ED Director

Education: MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; MPH, Harvard University; MS, Case Western Reserve University; CPE, American College of Physician Executives

Years in Practice: 23

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6

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Actively practicing pediatric emergency medicine, Dr. Petrack also currently serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Tufts Medical Center/ Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA. He is board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine, and is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Petrack has been invited to speak at various regional and national meetings, and has published several articles in the area of pediatric emergency care. Having served as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Departments at Fairview and Hillcrest Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and Chief of Pediatric Emergency at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital for more than a decade each, Dr. Petrack worked since 2003 as a consultant with senior hospital and physician leadership in academic and community hospitals to enhance emergency services. Dr. Petrack has assisted several law firms with review of cases related to a wide range of clinical concerns in pediatric emergency care. He provides honest, specific feedback and assessments based on 20 years of experience in the field and current standards of care, and is comfortable with oral and video depositions. If you seek expert review and testimony related specifically to pediatric emergency care, Dr. Petrack looks forward to assisting you with a rapid and thorough review of your case.