Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 716 292 6990
  • Cell: 716 292 6990
  • Fax: 716 677 4532
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Nursing Homes and Geriatrics

Specialty Focus: Geriatrics, Standard of Care, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Falls, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections UTI/Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care

Education: MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director, University of the Philippines; Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo; Chief Residency, State University of New York at Buffalo; Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, State University of New York at Buffalo

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 8


Additional Information

Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 25 years of experience, in active practice as a physician and Medical Director of skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Snyderman has over 55,000 patient encounters in nursing homes, adult care facilities and acute geriatrics hospital service in 25 years. Dr. Snyderman is currently Medical Director of 3 nursing facilities that are five star-rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. She has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities since 1995. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teaching experience. She has experience in the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital. Dr. Snyderman is an experienced expert witness and provides oral and written reports. Dr. Snyderman has reviewed and given objective opinions for both defense and plaintiff cases.