Contact Information

  • Additional States: Nevada
  • Phone: 253-857-2652
  • Cell: 253-820-9343
  • Fax: 866-422-0012
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Specialty Focus: Trauma, Stroke, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Heart Attack, MI, Hypertensive, Sepsis, Epidural Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, Ectopic, Allergic Reaction, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Abuse, Assault, Strangulation, Fracture, Overdose, Psychiatric Emergencies.

Education: MD, University of Washington; JD, University of Denver; BA, University of Colorado

Years in Practice: 19

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 23

Additional Information

Dr. Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP is a national leader in emergency medicine. She is currently a clinical faculty attending emergency physician in the emergency medicine residency program at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. In additional to expertise in the academic environment, Dr. Stankus has experience and expertise in community emergency departments, urban tertiary care centers, free-standing emergency departments, and urgent care centers. Dr. Stankus began her career as an Army JAG Officer, acting as the hospital medical malpractice defense attorney at a large US Army teaching hospital. There, she sat on the risk management, peer review, quality improvement, medical records, performance improvement, medical ethics, and credentials committees. She was also a part-time military magistrate and earned her Airborne wings. Prior to law school, Dr. Stankus worked as a police officer, so has additional interest, expertise, and experience in criminal law and forensics, and regularly offers expert services in those cases. Dr. Stankus is uniquely qualified as a medical expert in medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, and criminal cases. She offers the highest quality initial case review, expert witness services, and trial support from the perspective of both an accomplished physician and a seasoned attorney.