Leo Sushner, DDS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Leo J Sushner, D.D.S.
  • Phone: 703-216-3260
  • Cell: 703 216 3260
  • Website: LeoSushnerDDS.com
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Dentist and Periodontics

Specialty Focus:

implant failures, extractions, periodontal disease, nerve injury, lack of informed consent, oral cancer, orthodontics, failed root canal or endodontics, dental accident, dental infections, failure to refer, failed crown or bridgework, dental hospitalizations, failure to diagnose, failed treatment

Education:

D.D.S., Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry; Certificate in Periodontics, University of Missouri, Kansas City; Certificate in Periodontics, Veterans Administration Hospital Center, Leavenworth, KS

Years in Practice:

35

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

8

Additional Information

Dr. Sushner is a licensed periodontist with forty years of experience in clinical periodontics, dental implant surgery, and dentistry. Dr. Sushner has served as an expert witness for over twenty five years. Dr. Sushner is certified as a Florida Dental Expert Witness and holds a Florida Dental Teaching Permit. Dr. Sushner serves as an adjunct faculty at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Sushner has broad experience in performing and evaluating periodontal, implant and dental surgical procedures of all kinds, including extractions. Dr. Sushner has placed and consulted on thousands of dental implants and has decades of experience in all phases of implant dentistry. Dr. Sushner has expertise and experience in diagnosing and treating gum disease, extraction related problems, oral pathology, dental nerve injuries, bone grafting, sinus augmentation procedures and implant site evaluations. Dr. Sushner served as an adjunct clinical instructor at Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Dr. Sushner earned his dental degree from Meharry Medical College. Dr. Sushner received specialty training and certification in periodontics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Leavenworth, KS. Dr. Sushner provides consultations, records review, case evaluations, affidavits, certificates of merit, case reports, and testimony at depositions and trial. Dr. Sushner has been called upon to offer opinions in civil and criminal cases and before state licensing boards. Dr. Sushner provides opinions and information involving the standard of care as it relates to tooth loss, dental nerve injuries, dentally related hospitalizations, dental implant failures, negligence, periodontal disease, oral pathology, oral surgery, failed crown and bridgework, root canals, orthodontics, children's dentistry and general dentistry. Dr. Sushner provides easy to understand case overviews that address the important issues involved in each case. Dr. Sushner offers objective, non-biased, evidenced based opinions after thoroughly evaluating all records. Dr. Sushner provides thorough, quality oriented, efficient expert witness service. Dr. Sushner seeks to accommodate counsel and provide expert witness service as scheduling or filing deadlines may necessitate. Please feel free to contact Dr. Sushner if you have any questions or concerns.