Anesthesiology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of anesthesiology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on anesthesiology and related issues. Anesthesiology expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these anesthesiology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Airway Management, Regional Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Aspiration, Interventional Pain, Intubation, Nerve Injury, Opioids, Sedation, Anesthesiology, Epidural, Medication Errors, and Obstetric Anesthesia.

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John C Lundell, MD

Anesthesiology - Difficult airway, drug interactions, hypotension, positioning, OR fires, nerve injury, intubation, recovery room, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, central venous catheter, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, intraoperative code, obstructive sleep apnea
Award-winning anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Fellowship trained. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training.

Joseph J Barrows, MD Joseph J. Barrows, MD Inc.

Anesthesiology, Medical Management - Deep View Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, difficult airway, intubation, brain injury, brain damage, hypoxia, residual paralysis, narcotics, over sedation, aspiration, neurosurgical anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, Intra-operative visual loss, drug errors
As Medical Director for 10+ years and Senior Anesthesiologist of DISC Sports and Spine surgery center for 15+ years my responsibilities include but not limited to determining what can and can not be performed at an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC), monitor quality and appropriateness of medical care, risk stratification for Deep vein thrombosis and serve as a medical leadership representative at standing medical staff meetings and on designated committees, oversee clinical peer review, develop and approve policies and procedures, manage physician relations and behavior/impairment issues, assist with clinical patient complaints, and provide performance improvement guidance and support to the entire staff at the Ambulatory Surgical Center. Prompt turn-around for all chart reviews and readily available for discussion via cell phone and/or email.

David A. Gutman, MD, MBA, FASA - Anesthesiology Expert Witness Ethical Patient Advocacy LLC.

Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Spinal Epidural Nerve Block, Nerve Damage Paralysis, Cesarean Section, Uterine Atony Post Partum Hemorrhage, Labor Delivery, Birth Trauma, Blood Patch Headache, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Difficult Airway Intubation, Lost Airway Hypoxia, General Anesthesia
Anesthesiology expert witness. Board certified anesthesiologist with fellowship training in obstetrical anesthesiology. Only anesthesiologist on SEAK with higher level obstetrical anesthesia sub-specialization. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in full-time clinical practice at the tertiary academic medical center - Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Extensive experience working solo in locum tenens and with medical direction; supervising medical students, residents, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Multiple publications, grand rounds, and book chapters. Four state licenses including New York, South Carolina, California, and New Hampshire. Unblemished record and incredibly responsive to emails and phone calls. Happy to arrange a complimentary phone call or Zoom session to introduce myself or discuss any anesthetic matter. Website: www.DoctorDavidGutman.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (843)732-4449 Case Expertise: My clinical focus i...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Ajay Mathur, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Nerve Injury, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Critical Care, Chronic Pain Management
Ajay Mathur M.D. has been a practicing anesthesiologist for over 15 years, and has working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years with extensive experience on both the medical and the business sides of healthcare. Dr. Mathur received invaluable training at some of the top institutions of the world, including Texas Medical Center at hospitals such as the DeBakey Heart Center, the Texas Heart Institute, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. He has performed anesthetics in over 15,000 cases in a wide variety of case types and settings, including open heart surgery, neurologic surgery, obstetric cases and surgery, pediatric surgery, and regional anesthesia cases. He has performed anesthetics in over 30 hospitals, surgery centers, and offices. Dr. Mathur earned his A.B. in Government from Harvard University, and his M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Mathur is available as an expert witness for medmal review for Plaintiff, Defense, ...

Brian P Meier, CRNA

Jonesboro, Arkansas
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - general surgery, cardiovascular anesthesia, cardiology, neurosurgery, perioperative nursing, pediatric anesthesia, recovery room, preoperative care, intubation, airway trauma, Obstetrics, operating room
Full time, actively practicing cardiovascular CRNA and certified legal nurse consultant. Over 20 years in hospitals/medicine including: ICU, surgery, and anesthesia. I have worked on several cases for attorneys including mismanaged airways, regional anesthesia, perioperative care (preoperative and postoperative) and cases related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation. American Heart Association certified instructor of Basic, advanced and pediatric life support (BLS/ACLS/PALS). I currently provide all types of anesthesia (general, regional, and MAC) at various locations around the state. At some locations I work as part of a team with other CRNAs and Anesthesiologists and at other locations I provide anesthesia as a sole provider. If your cases involves anesthesia in airway cases, general surgery, ENT, pediatric, plastic, cardiac, Ob-Gyn, vascular, orthopedic, neurosurgery, trauma, recovery room or pre-operative care, I can help guide your case

Joseph J Barrows, MD Joseph J. Barrows, MD Inc.

Newport Beach, California
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - Deep View Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, difficult airway, intubation, brain injury, brain damage, hypoxia, residual paralysis, narcotics, over sedation, aspiration, neurosurgical anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, Intra-operative visual loss, drug errors
As Medical Director for 10+ years and Senior Anesthesiologist of DISC Sports and Spine surgery center for 15+ years my responsibilities include but not limited to determining what can and can not be performed at an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC), monitor quality and appropriateness of medical care, risk stratification for Deep vein thrombosis and serve as a medical leadership representative at standing medical staff meetings and on designated committees, oversee clinical peer review, develop and approve policies and procedures, manage physician relations and behavior/impairment issues, assist with clinical patient complaints, and provide performance improvement guidance and support to the entire staff at the Ambulatory Surgical Center. Prompt turn-around for all chart reviews and readily available for discussion via cell phone and/or email.

Divya Chander, MD, PhD D. Chander LLC

San Francisco, California
Anesthesiology - difficult airway, intubation, brain injury / brain damage, hypoxia, hypotension, residual paralysis, narcotics, oversedation, aspiration, PACU, neurosurgical anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, brain monitoring, ENT anesthesia, Intraoperative visual loss, drug errors
Dr. Chander is a board certified anesthesiologist and neuroscientist (PhD). She served on the Stanford Anesthesiology faculty for 8 years. At Stanford, her areas of expertise and teaching included general surgery, neurosurgical, ENT/head & neck, orthopedic, and obstetric anesthesia. She has extensive experience with propofol sedation and total IV anesthesia, +/- brain monitoring, and difficult airway. She has trained residents in the OR, on labor & delivery, and through didactic teaching. Over the past several years, Dr. Chander continues to practice anesthesia at several Bay Area hospitals (including a level 1 trauma center). Dr. Chander has also co-founded 2 companies in the healthcare space, in neuro-ICU diagnostics, and creating a platform for integration for public health data. She served on a NASA task force for COVID19, and a global pandemic resilience task force, which she co-chaired and directed. In 2020, she was appointed a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. Dr. Chan...

Robert A Ertner, MD

Chico, California
Anesthesiology - cardiac anesthesia, airway trauma, intubation, operating room fires, positioning, central lines, airway management, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, epidurals, spinal anesthesia, ICU sedation, preoperative assessment, general anesthesia, echocardiography, organ donation
Board certified anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. Completed cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Emory University. Diplomat of the National Board of Echocardiography. Award-winning teacher with substantial education experience. Licensed in Texas, Georgia, Missouri, and California. Part time experience in Emergency Room and Neonatal ICU during residency. Locum Tenens experience. Part time experience providing care for terminally ill patients making organ donations.

Johnica Eyvazzadeh, MD

Santa Rosa, California
Anesthesiology - quality, process improvement, director, outpatient surgery, office based surgery, sedation, propofol, airway, laryngospasm, difficult airway, aspiration, cardiac arrest

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Jeffrey B. Glaser, MD Forensic MED Experts

Calabasas, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Back Pain, Sciatic, Failed Back Syndrome, Herniated Disc, Spondylolisthesis, Migraines, Peripheral Neuropathy, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Jeffrey Glaser, M.D. is double board-certified in anesthesiology and interventional pain management and specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders which cause pain. He is the Medical Director of the Glaser Pain relief Center in Encino, California. A large focus of Dr. Glaser’s practice is on spine mediated pain (i.e. back pain and sciatica) due to conditions such as herniated discs, arthritis of the spine, spondylolisthesis and failed back surgery syndrome. Some other conditions he treats include, but are not limited to, migraines, peripheral neuropathy, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Dr. Glaser received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA and served his residency in anesthesiology and his internship in internal medicine both at UCLA. He served as a consultant to the Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Physician’s Advisor Board from 2101 to 2014. He is a member of American Society of Intervention...

Jordan Lee Newmark, MD, QME Stanford University School of Medicine; Vituity; E&S Newmark Consulting Corp

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education
Dr. Newmark is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University, an Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician within Vituity, and the President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. Prior to this, Dr. Newmark was the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark's career has been to address national health issues through community and health system leadership and medical education, particularly surrounding the topics of perioperative and surgical care quality, opioid safety, addiction related care, pandemic and mass casualty response planning, and addressing health equity and bias in health care delivery. Dr. Newmark’s patient care and clinical interests include chronic and acute pain management, interdisciplinary / procedural pain treatment, team based approaches t...

Bruce Reitman, MD

Anaheim, California
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia, regional anesthesia, critical care, respiratory therapy, airway management, positioning injuries, surgical recovery
23 years of experience in all areas of anesthesia including regional anesthesia, ambulatory, critical care

Samuel C Seiden, MD

Granite Bay, California
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, medical informatics, electronic health records, wrong-side surgery, wrong patient surgery, wrong-procedure errors, patient safety, ambulatory surgery, airway, hypoxia, medical ethics
After training as a private pilot, Dr. Seiden noted many principles culturally rooted in aviation are missing from medicine. Things like routine and robust use of checklists, making system fixes to system problems, and read back of critical pieces of information. This lead to Seiden’s research in patient safety and subsequent publication of the highly cited paper on Wrong-Side/Site/Patient procedures in the Archives of Surgery. Seiden completed his residency at Stanford University and subsequent fellowship training in pediatric anesthesiology at Children’s Memorial/Northwestern University. Seiden has practiced in academic and community practice locations, and with pediatric and adult patients. He also has an interest in medical informatics, and was the associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Lurie Children’s. As a highly trained expert in the electronic health record, Seiden has a unique ability to dissect information that may not be disclosed as part of discovery in the le...

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

California
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Florida, as well as in Germany. He is currently a Senior Cardiothoracic Staff Anesthesiologist at FWB Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Steve C. Yun, MD

Orange, California
Anesthesiology, Oral Surgery - Anesthesia, Anesthesia malpractice, Anesthesiology malpractice, dental anesthesia, surgery, wrongful death, preoperative preparation, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, office anethesia, PACU, airway management, propofol/diprivan, intubation injuries, oral surgery
Board-certified anesthesiologist with full-time clinical practice. Physician of Excellence Award. AAAASF Surveyor. Dental Board of CA Examiner. National High School Debate and Forensics champion.

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology - board-certified anesthesiologist, adult anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vascular, transplant, orthopedics, spine, thoracic, obstetrics, trauma, ambulatory surgery
I am a board-certified private practice anesthesiologist proficient in providing anesthesia services for general surgery, major vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic surgery, trauma, abdominal organ transplantation, ambulatory surgery, and regional anesthesia procedures. My PhD makes me an excellent writer and communicator. I am approachable, poised, and calm under stress.

Eric Mehlberg, MD

Golden, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Personal Injury, Interventional pain, spinal cord stimulators, epidurals [TFESI and ILESI], facet blocks, radiofrequency ablation, neuromodulation, sympathetic blocks, Opioid Dependence, DEA compliance, Opioid Tapering, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Post-Surgical Pain
I am a licensed physician in the State of Colorado. I obtained my license in 2015 when I moved to Colorado and am currently in good standing. I attended the University of Illinois for my MD and obtained my undergraduate degree at Gordon College. Following Medical School, I trained in Anesthesiology at Stanford University Medical Center and Interventional Pain Management at University of California at San Francisco. I have been in private practice since 2015. I hold specialty certificates in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. I am also Level 2 accredited by the Colorado Workers Compensation Board.   IME provided to 3rd edition (for CO WC) and 6th edition

Trevor S. Sutton, MD, MBA, CPE ATS Enterprises, LLC

West Hartford, Connecticut
Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Neuroanesthesia, Liver Transplant Anesthesia, Airway Management, Aspiration, Anesthesia Safety, Perioperative Quality, Trauma Anesthesia, Surgical Positioning, Perioperative Blood Pressure and Hemodynamic Management
Current Position and Qualifications: Assistant Professor University of Connecticut School of Medicine Assistant Professor Frank Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University Staff Anesthesiologist, Hartford Hospital and University of Connecticut Medical Center Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography Past Academic Affiliations: Tufts Mediucal School (2008-2009); Brown University School of Medicine (1998-2008); Wwashington University School of Medicine (1995-1998) Recent Experience: Regional Medical Director, EmCare Anesthesia Services, North Division (2014-2016); Assistant Regional Medical Director, EmCare North Division (2013-2014); Anesthesia Chairman, St Mary's Hospital (2011-2013); President, Rhode Island Society of Anesthesiologists (2006-2008); Delegate, National Medical Association (2010-2012) Internship (Medicine): Massachusetts General Hospital Residency (Anesthesia) an...

Manonmani Antony, MD Sussex Pain Relief Center, LLC

Georgetown, Delaware
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional pain management Auto injury /Workers Compensation Expert Witness/ Depositions Narrative Reports/IME Peer Reviews Lectures on opioid Risk Management for Medical Society of Delaware and State Medical Board

Dermot P Maher, MD MS MHS Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Washington, District Of Columbia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, cancer-related pain, nerve injury, spine pain, low back pain, neck pain, post-operative pain, joint pain, anesthesia complications, epidural, opioid, narcotic, overdose, anesthesia, spinal cord stimulation, facet block, nerve block, difficult airway, pharmacology, drug interactions
Dr. Maher is an actively practicing, double board-certified, physician with additional graduate-level training in pharmacology and clinical trial design. Since 2017, he has served as the Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Pain Management clinics in the Washington, DC metro area. He has served as a medical expert witness in over a dozen legal matters. Dr. Maher obtained his Medical Doctorate from Georgetown School of Medicine. He additionally completed graduate degrees in pharmacology from Georgetown Graduate School and clinical trial design from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and his pain management training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine in Boston. Since 2016, he has been a tenure-track assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he has served on various faculty leadership roles. He has pub...

Roman Dudaryk, MD University of Miami/Ryder Trauma Center

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - difficult airway, resuscitation, equipment malfunction, aspiration, blood transfusion, medication errors, anticoagulation, blood thinners, central venous access complications, sedation, brain damage, hypotension, stroke
Dr. Roman Dudaryk has been a practicing anesthesiologist and intensivist for over 12 years. He is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Quality at the University of Miami in one of the largest anesthesiology departments in the country. His clinical practice is at Ryder Trauma Center, a leading trauma and acute care hospital where he specializes in resuscitation and care of the most severely injured and critically ill patients in the operating room and intensive care unit. Dr. Dudaryk holds board certifications in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. He has completed anesthesiology residency training at the University of Miami and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Duke University. He is an expert with national and international recognition in the areas of trauma anesthesiology, difficult airway, resuscitation, blood transfusion, coagulopathy, and alarm fatigue. He is an author of multiple peer-reviewed publicati...

Eric A Harris, MD, MBA University of Miami / Miller School of Medicine

Weston, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - alternate site anesthesiology, sedation, obstetric anesthesiology, non-operating room anesthesia, neuroanesthesia
I have been in academic practice for over 24 years. and have been the director of the alternate site anesthesiology service at our institution for 21 years. My primary area of expertise is sedation and anesthesia for cases performed outside of the operating room (radiology suites, GI station, etc.) although I administer a significant number of anesthetics within the operating room as well. I perform a good deal of obstetric anesthesiology, and am board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, as well as sub-specialty certified in pediatric anesthesiology. I am fluent in English and conversational in Spanish and French, and have excellent writing skills and numerous publications. Due to a contractual obligation, I am unable to serve as an expert witness for plaintiffs in the state of Florida. I am available to serve for defendants in Florida, as well as plaintiffs and defendants in all other locations.

Robert Raggi, MD Robert Raggi, MD, PC

Hillsboro Beach, Florida
Medical Management, Legal Medicine - Hospital Negligence, Neonatal & Prenatal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine Management, Dispute Resolution, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Risk Management, Fraud, Vascular Surgery
30 year leadership experience in Quality Management, Director, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer in broad scope of Health Care Facilities. These include University Centers, Community, Rural, Ambulatory Surgical Healthcare facilities and Hospitals. Experience in setting up new ambulatory centers, 24/7 Neonatal Service, 24/7 Intensivist Critical Care Service, 1st Community Hospital in Nation to achieve The Joint Commission Patient Blood Management Certification, Medical Legal consultant, physician mentor, University teaching, National Committee on Closed Claim Review and management of 550 medical staff.

Melanie H. Rosenblatt, MD Pain Management Strategies

Boca Raton, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain management, Interventional pain management, Opioid prescribing, Addiction Medicine
Melanie Rosenblatt, MD, provides comprehensive medical and interventional pain treatment at Pain Management Strategies. She is dedicated to helping every person achieve optimal pain relief by identifying and treating the precise source of their pain. Dr. Rosenblatt graduated from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, then went on to complete her anesthesia residency and pain training at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York. She’s board-certified in anesthesiology, pain management, and addiction medicine. In addition to treating patients at her private practice, Dr. Rosenblatt is the medical director of pain management for Broward Health North, which is a Level II trauma center. She also serves as the chairperson of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee and sits on the Medical Executive Board. Dr. Rosenblatt has worked closely with the DEA and local law enforcement to crack down on pill mills in South Florida. She’s on the advisory board...

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Extubation, Aspiration, Endotracheal Tube, Laryngeal Mask, bypass, valve, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opoids, Hypoxia, Drug Effects, Heart Attack, Death, Brain Damage, Stroke, Respiratory Suppression, Ventilation, Coma, EMR, heart surgery, Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steudel is a cardiovascular anesthesiologist with a background in lung research, and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Steudel clinically active and specialized in cardiovascular anesthesia and difficult airway management, and will provide expert opinion and testimony on those, and other, anesthesia-related topics. Dr. Steudel is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists, and he was a long-standing member of the Editorial Board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Steudel is clinically active and he is licensed to practice Medicine in the states of California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Florida, as well as in Germany. He is currently a Senior Cardiothoracic Staff Anesthesiologist at FWB Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Sudheer Potru, DO, D.ABA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the addicted patient in the perioperative period; he is a question author for the American Board of Anesthesiology's Pain Medicine board exam and sits on numerous national anesthesia/pain committees. Dr. Potru has given talks at the American Society of Anesthesiologists conference, the American Academy of Pain Medicine national meeting, and multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as the Mayo Clinic. He has special interest in opioid safety/prescribing, opioid and other substance use disorders (addiction), and i...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, RPh, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Alfredo Ceballos, MD

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology - Cardiac Anesthesiology, Invasive Monitoring, TEE, Thoracic Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Ultrasound, EMR, Department Chair, Surgery Center, Ambulatory Anesthesiology, Intraoperative Monitoring, Cardiac Arrest
Current Chair of the Department of Anesthesia, Central Dupage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Fellowship trained Cardiac Anesthesiologist 12 years of practice at the same Top Ranked Hospital, no adverse events. Practicing Cardiac Anesthesiologist in a Top Rated Hospital Have been using EMR (Epic) for over 10 years, developed a clear understanding of how to interpret data in an electronic chart and its nuances. My expertise in Anesthesiology is all fields EXCEPT Pediatrics and Pain Management. I practice Cardiac, Thoracic, Neurosurgical, Orthopedic, Oncological, Obstetric, Ambulatory and General Anesthesia. Over 15 years experience with ultrasound use for regional anesthesia and invasive line placement. Honest person who will be truthful in their assessment of a case. I am looking for the same in any attorney with whom I may work. I am not looking to waste anyone's time with a false or inaccurate assessment of the case.

Asad Cheema, MD Holistic Science Pain Clinic

Joliet, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Epidural Steroid Injection, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Workers Compensation, Face & Joint Injections, Spinal Injections, Auto Injury, Nerve Blocks, Acupuncture, IME, Trigger Point Injections

Sasha M Demos, MD, PhD Dupage Valley Anesthesiologists

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering - Airway Management, Failed Intubation, Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Surgical Fires, Drug Errors, Positioning Injuries, Regional Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Sedation Complications Outside of the OR
Board certified anesthesiologist and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at a large community hospital. PhD in Bioengineering with research and publications in the areas of liposomes, ultrasound contrast agents, and targeted therapies. Administrative experience has provided involvement in the areas of quality, drug diversion prevention and risk management. Extensive experience in airway management, prevention of surgical fires, general, obstetrical, pediatric, thoracic, neuro, regional, and ambulatory anesthesia as well as sedation outside of the operating room.

Attila Kerner, MD, MS

Illinois
Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Surgery Centers - Intubation, Positioning, Preoperative Assessment, Airway Trauma, Regional Anesthesia, PACU, General Anesthesia, Operating Room Fire, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Operating Room Safety
Board certified anesthesiologist with over 15 years of experience. Trained at Washington University in Saint Louis. Abundant experience in all subspecialty areas. Abundant teaching and working / clinical experience at Saint Louis University Hospital, a large level one trauma center where I oversee the preoperative anesthesia clinic, as well as teach resident physicians, and provide subspecialty anesthetic care in areas including but not limited to: trauma, transplant, cardiac, and neuro anesthesia. I am also well versed with regional ultrasound guided anesthesia, as well as epidural and spinal anesthesia. Abundant experience in multiple clinical settings including private practice, teaching hospitals, and surgery centers. Well versed with supervising and medically directing CRNAs and AAs.

Cyril Philip, MD

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Joint Injection, Kyphoplasty, Vertebral Augmentation, Peripheral Stimulation, epidural hematoma, epidural abscess, medication management
Harvard Medical School trained, double board certified, Pain Medicine Physician who specializes in modalities to mitigate painful disorders. In addition to being clinically active for nearly a decade, Dr Philip is the Medical Director of Pain Management in one of the largest healthcare systems in the Midwest. Dr Philip has published in numerous journals and has a strong emphasis in incorporating minimally invasive treatments. Dr Philip has done work for both Plaintiff and Defendants.

David Rehn, MD

Naperville, Illinois
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia,Pediatric anesthesia,Regional anesthesia,Obstetrical anesthesia,Spinal and epidural anesthesia,Ambulatory anesthesia,Office-based anesthesia,Airway management,Failed intubation,Positioning injuries,Medication errors,Operating room fires,Preoperative assessment and testing,
Board certified anesthesiologist with more than 20 years of experience in practice. Since completing residency training at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals I have provided anesthesia care in a large suburban hospital, three ambulatory surgery centers as well as the office setting. My experience includes, but is not limited to, general, pediatric, obstetrical, ambulatory, vascular, neuro, and endoscopy anesthesia. I also have extensive experience in regional anesthesia including spinal, epidural and ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks.

Kurosh Takhtehchian, DO Midwest Anesthesia Partners

Glenview, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, critical care medicine, internal medicine, hospitalist (including electronic ICU care). I have daily duties of surgical and medical ICU care and neuro-interventional and cardiac surgery ICU care. Also am hospitalist, specializing in post surgical patents including spine surgery, neurosurgery, gynecologic, oncology, debilitating, orthopedics, colorectal surgery, plastics/reconstruction. Also am full time cardiac, high risk vascular, thoracic and neurosurgery anesthesiologist along with general cases. Triple Boarded in critical care, internal medicine and anesthesiology.

David Norris, MD, MBA, CLCP

Andover, Kansas
Life Care Planning, Anesthesiology - Medical costing
Certified life care planner

Magdalena Bakowitz, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Anesthesia, difficult airway, endotracheal intubation, laryngeal mask, PACU, perioperative care, preoperative assessment, procedural sedation, epidural, spinal anesthesia, propofol, intensive care, crisis management
Triple-boarded Anesthesiologist with 13+ years of both academic, teaching, and private practice experience. Broad clinical skill set including the administration of anesthesia for general surgery, gynecology, eye surgery, otolaryngological surgery, the entire continuum of sedation, resuscitation, regional anesthesia for orthopedic surgery including peripheral nerve blocks, spinal and epidural anesthesia for surgery and childbirth, crisis management, care of the critically ill and of the cardiac patient.

Kate M Cohen, MD South Shore Hospital

Weymouth, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Thoracic anesthesia, Obstetric anesthesia, Cardiac anesthesia, Regional anesthesia, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Neuraxial anesthesia, Critical illness, Preoperative assessment, Perioperative medicine, Postoperative anesthetic care, Echocardiogram interpretation
Dr. Kate Cohen is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist who works at South Shore Hospital. Kate received her undergraduate education at Barnard College. She majored in biochemistry and earned Magna Cum Laude with a distinction in research. She then attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she graduated with distinction in education and research. She was inspired by a mentor to pursue a career as an anesthesiologist, directly relieving people's pain and suffering on a daily basis. She completed her four-year anesthesiology residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Then, she pursued advanced subspecialty training in cardiothroacic anesthesiology. During this fellowship, Kate honed her ability to care for critically ill patients with severe heart and lung disease. She was recruited to work as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital where her academic niche became the management of parturients with congenital or acquired cardiopulmonary disease. She also served as...

David Preiss, MD PhD

Newton, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Endoscopy, Procedural sedation, Physiology, Biomedical engineering, Airway management, Ambulatory anesthesia, Preoperative assessment, General anesthesia, Anesthesia information management systems (Epic)
I am a Harvard trained physician with a background in biomedical engineering. I completed a PhD focused on designing respiratory equipment based on innovative physiological principles. I have been awarded 7 patents and have published 20 papers in the field. I have also developed an expertise in medical IT and electronic medical information systems, including Epic. I have practiced in diverse clinical environments, including academic, private and community. My areas include general surgeries, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, ambulatory, plastics, gastrointestinal, endoscopy, interventional radiology and other procedural sedations.

Tom Simopoulos, M.D., M.A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Southborough, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - opioids, spinal cord stimulator, radiofrequency procedures, spinal injections, complex regional pain syndrome, Persistent pain after injuries, interventional pain, criminal, fraud, CRPS, ablations, nerve injury, chronic pain, failed back surgery, over dose, personal injury, RSD, disc herniation
Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, MA, is a Harvard trained and faculty pain management specialist at the Arnold Pain Management Center and an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an Associate Professor in Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School. He has multiple teaching awards by fellows in training and recognized as "Top Doctor" in the Boston area since 2017. Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed his postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Dr. Simopoulos holds a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology with a Pain Medicine subspecialty. Dr. Simopoulos has strong clinical interests that include radiofrequency technology, intradiscal therapies and e...

Steven M. Wiener, MD Michigan Interventional Pain Associates

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Medicine

John G Alexander, MD

Frontenac, Missouri
Anesthesiology - General anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthetic Care, Invasive Monitoring, Airway Management, Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia, High Risk Patient, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Emergency, Intraoperative Awareness, Positioning, Postoperative
John G. Alexander, M.D., was re-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 2010 after obtaining primary certification in 2000. He was also certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons in 2017. He has medical licenses in the states of MO, IL, IN, and GA.

Attila Kerner, MD, MS

Saint Louis, Missouri
Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Surgery Centers - Intubation, Positioning, Preoperative Assessment, Airway Trauma, Regional Anesthesia, PACU, General Anesthesia, Operating Room Fire, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Operating Room Safety
Board certified anesthesiologist with over 15 years of experience. Trained at Washington University in Saint Louis. Abundant experience in all subspecialty areas. Abundant teaching and working / clinical experience at Saint Louis University Hospital, a large level one trauma center where I oversee the preoperative anesthesia clinic, as well as teach resident physicians, and provide subspecialty anesthetic care in areas including but not limited to: trauma, transplant, cardiac, and neuro anesthesia. I am also well versed with regional ultrasound guided anesthesia, as well as epidural and spinal anesthesia. Abundant experience in multiple clinical settings including private practice, teaching hospitals, and surgery centers. Well versed with supervising and medically directing CRNAs and AAs.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, RSD, CRPS, electromedicine, referred pain, neuropathic pain, lumbar decompression, interventional pain management, medication management, over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician, board certified in both. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Stanford and has published in the lumbar decompression and electromedicine literature. A significant percentage of his pain practice has involved medical-legal cases.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Stony Brook School of Medicine

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Acute Pain Management, Postoperative Pain Management, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery
Board Certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in full clinical practice at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Lead for the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 5 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative ...

Diana Anca, MD Weill Cornell Medicine

New York , New York
Anesthesiology - Cardiac Anesthesiology, Electrophysiology, Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (off -site locations: Interventional Radiology,GI suite,MRI,EP,Echocardiography)
Fellowship trained,Echo-board certified cardiac anesthesiologist National and International invited speaker Book chapters and publications on Anesthesia for Electrophysiology procedures and Anesthesia on off-site locations

Adam J Carinci, MD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Workers Compensation, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Intellectual Property, Patent, Fraud, IME
Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D. is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, speaker and expert witness with over a decade of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of the Pain Management Division and Director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in over 50 cases as an expert witness for both plaintiff (35%) and defense (65%). He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored ov...

Ruchir Gupta, MD Stony Brook School of Medicine

New York, New York
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Acute Pain Management, Postoperative Pain Management, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery
Board Certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in full clinical practice at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Lead for the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 5 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative ...

Danielle B Ludwin, MD Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Bronx, New York
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Regional Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Nerve Blocks, Spinals/Epidurals, Acute Pain Management, Ambulatory Surgery, Preoperative Assessment, Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications, Airway Management
Dr. Ludwin is a board certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional, orthopedic, general and ambulatory anesthesia. She is an associate professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an attending anesthesiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Anil Pisharoty, MD,MBA

Pittsford, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Whiplash, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Interventional Pain, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Nerve Injury, Neuropathic Pain, Opioids, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain, Ambulatory Surgery, Office Surgery Safety
Dr. Pisharoty is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester Medical School where he teaches medical students, residents, and fellows the art and science of anesthesiology and pain management. He has extensive experience in dealing with injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine. He is well-versed in all interventional pain management procedures and the management of opioids. In his full-time academic practice, Dr. Pisharoty performs procedures including epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation, minimally invasive lumbar decompression, and many more. Dr. Pisharoty has extensive experience with ultrasound guided nerve blocks. He has seen and managed many patients with nerve injury subsequent to injection therapy. Dr. Pisharoty has been a practicing anesthesiologist for decades. His specialties are ambulatory anesthesia and office surgery. He has been a surveyor for the A...

Jacob Schaff, MD

New York, New York
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery - COVID, COVID-19, cardiac anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, preoperative, perioperative, clearance, ablation, TAVR, cath lab, echocardiography, testing
- Vanderbilt and Columbia educated and trained physician - Director of Cardiac Anesthesiology at White Plains Hospital - Professional specialization in cardiac (open-heart), thoracic, and cath lab (TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman, radiofrequency ablations, etc) - Board certification in anesthesiology and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) - Frequent care and assessment of patients with COVID in the OR and procedural ICU - Published specialist and national speaker on perioperative medicine, pre-surgical testing, and risk assessment - Completed ivy-league course in leadership, public speaking, and the business of medicine - Extensive leadership experience with creation and development of programs o Planned and opened a new pre-operative assessment clinic from the ground up o Designed and implemented a new cardiac anesthesia service line

Ade Akande, MD,MBA Pain Consortium,PLLC.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal anesthesia, Epidural hematoma, Intrathecal catheter, Opiod therapy , Opiod overdose, complication, Narcotic abuse, Narcotic use, Facet Rhizotomy, Facet Injection, Cervical epidural, Epidural abscess, Nerve root block, Epidural adhesions, Spinal injections, Spinal catheter, Blood thinner,
Internal Medicine Residency-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,New York,NY. 1989-1993. Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management. Fellowship-Brigham and Women's Hospital(Harvard Medical School. Boston,Mass).1993-1996. Interventional Pain Management Fellowship-University of Medicine and Dentistry of new Jersey. Newark,NJ.1996-1997. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Practice limited to Interventional and Non Interventional Pain Management/Pain Medicine over the last 20 years. Clinical patient contact volume averages 5,000 office visits with 1200 interventions annually.

David N Flynn, MD, MBA

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Medical Management, Anesthesiology - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Mortality Prevention, Quality & Patient Safety, Quality Culture, Communication & Handoff Errors, Delayed & Missed Diagnosis, Early Warning Systems, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Errors, Airway Management, Aspiration, Obstetric Anesthesia, Nerve Injury
David Flynn is a physician leader, anesthesiologist, and Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Flynn served as the Lead Physician for Mortality Reduction at UNC Medical Center during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading numerous quality initiatives and collaborating with clinicians throughout the hospital to save lives through improved care. Under Dr. Flynn's leadership, risk-adjusted mortality decreased by more than 20% between 2020-21. His team was recognized with the UNC Medical Center Quality and Safety Team Award for 2021 Prior to joining UNC, Dr. Flynn led Perioperative Quality Improvement at Mission Health, a multi-hospital system based in Asheville, NC. Under Dr. Flynn’s leadership, Mission Hospital launched real-time decision support and analytics software that improved clinical care pathway adherence, nearly eliminated antibiotic re-dosing errors, decreased opioid usage, and reduced post-operati...

Daniel Abraham, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Medicine, Post-Anesthesia, Pre-operative evaluation
-Medical Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Pre-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine -Staff Director, Clinical Effectiveness Team (CET), Post-operative Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

Diana Ayubcha, DO, MS Blackout Anesthesia Associates

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Nerve injury, brain damage, brain death, stroke, TIA, airway complication, teeth damage, chronic pain, acute pain, obstetric anesthesia, neurosurgery anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care, sedation
Dr. Diana Ayubcha is an Assistant Professor at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in neuroanesthesia. At a highly specialized institution like Penn, she handles both standard and super-specialized neurosurgical cases including: minimally invasive craniotomies, awake craniotomies, stroke, surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, endovascular aneurysm repair and embolectomies. She manages complex airway issues in syndromic patients as well as those coming for revision neurosurgeries. Dr. Ayubcha is fellowship trained in neuroanesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. She was invited to stay on faculty and became the Associate Program Director of the neuroanesthesia program at the University of Pennsylvania. She assists with resident and fellow education curriculum in the neurosurgical intensive care unit and neurosurgical operating rooms. Dr. Ayubcha contributes to the medical legal team and lectures on medical legal issues to residents, fell...

Ignacio J Badiola, MD University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - CRPS/RSD, Acute/Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia, Opiate/Opioid, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Damage, Low Back/Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Sciatica, Injection, Spinal Stimulator, Medical Record Review, anesthetic care including airway, intubation, dental injuries, orthopedic anesthesia, medication errors
-Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management with extra fellowship training in acute pain management and regional anesthesia -Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania with a very busy clinical practice involving a broad spectrum of chronic pain conditions and anesthesiology including acute and chronic pain states and high acuity patients in the operating room -Substantial experience in the evaluation and management of pain-related and anesthetic complications -Extensive experience in operating room anesthesia in both supervision of Certified Nurse Anesthetist ( CRNA ) and direct provision of anesthetic care -Extensive experience in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in anesthesiology and pain management -Senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania -Extensive research and teaching experience (at all levels-from laypeople in the community to other medical...

Jason Brajer, MD JB Pain Free MD

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Management, Spinal Injections, Narcotic Administration, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, chronic pain
Full-time office based interventional pain management with fluoroscopy. All spinal injections done from basic epidurals to spinal cord stimulation. Clinically active full time, board certified in anesthesiology [33 yr] and pain management [25 yr] Medical malpractice expert, defense and plaintiff, 15 years with less than 20% professional income from this source Consultant for Blue Shield / Highmark of PA Founding Director, Montgomery Pain Center Former Associate chairman, Dept of Anesthesiology, Montgomery Hospital

Veena Graff, MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Penn Valley, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Airway, Difficult Airway, Trauma Anesthesia, Acute/Chronic/Peri-operative Pain Management, Regional Anesthesiology, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures
Dr. Graff is board certified in both anesthesiology & pain medicine. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology & critical care at the elite, Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She supervises and teaches fellow physicians, resident physicians, medical students, and nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Dr. Graff currently serves as the co-chair of the University of Pennsylvania Health System's Opioid Task Force, Inpatient Sector for all six hospitals under the health system. This task force focuses on reducing opioid-related harm for Penn Medicine's patients, promoting evidence-based opioid prescribing habits, and overseeing quality and safety metrics with opioid prescribing in the inpatient sector. Dr. Graff also holds an associate faculty position within the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. Dr. Graff has substantial experience in public speaking and has been invited to lectu...

Taras Grosh, MD Blackout Anesthesia Associates

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional anesthesia, nerve injury, peripheral nerve blocks, acute and chronic pain, opioids, wrong sided surgery, airway management, epidural, spinal, CRPS, local anesthetic, spinal fusion, ACDF, neurosurgery, craniotomy, stroke, CVA, PACU, off-site anesthesia,
Dr. Grosh is a board certified and fellowship trained assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia he is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain and Chronic Pain. Dr. Grosh is the Director of regional anesthesia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Chair of the Clinical Effectiveness Team as well as member of the OR Oversight Committee. Dr. Grosh is an expert in the field of regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, nerve injury, anesthesia for total joint arthroplasty including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist as well as traumatology and airway management. Dr. Grosh also staffs an acute/chronic pain consult service creating care plans for patients with a history of opioid use disorder, acute on chronic pain, or chronic pain exacerbations. Dr. Grosh is part of Penn Medicine's Nerve Center identifying and treating refractory nerve injury. Dr. Grosh is...

Philip S Kim, MD Center for Interventional Pain Spine, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Expertise in pain management in medical and surgical interventions. Involved and active within medical and pain societies. Author and editor of various textbooks and papers. On consensus panel for intrathecal drug delivery and neurostimulation. Physician representative for controlled substance in DE
In process of getting masters in integrative and functional medicine. Certificate of advance fellowship with anti-aging and regenerative medicine society.

Don A Koenigsberg, DO

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spine,Neck,back,lumbar,cervical,auto,pain,epidural,injection,RSD,nerve,injury,
I was the Chairman of Anesthesiology at St Agnes Medical Center in Philadelphia for 14 years.They were a national leader in Burn Care. I have extensive experience in interventional pain management. My practice now is very active and I see 80-100 patients a week most of which are not involved in litigation. Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA Burn Anesthesia Resources, LLC

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Aspiration, Awareness, Burn Anesthesia, Burn Laser, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Pharmacology, Positioning, Propofol, Standards of Care
As an experienced expert witness Jill’s 37-year healthcare career consists of: 1) 18 years as a board certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for an anesthesia conference company with national and international destinations. 5) Actively involved in anesthesia research studies. 6) Developer of anesthesia protocols in practice within her anesthesia department. As an experienced expert witness Jill can provide reports that are concise and well written. Jill is dedicated in providing expert consultation services in a timely and informative manner.

William Marion, MD

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Emergency Medical Services - Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Echocardiography
I spent 10 years as a Paramedic in the Philadelphia area prior to completing medical school. Upon graduation from medical school, I completed a general medical internship at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. Following this, I trained at Temple University Hospital. First, as a resident in anesthesia then as an Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia fellow. Currently, I practice in a large academic center in New Jersey and hold medical licenses in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Associate Professor with active practice at Ivy League Hospital (U.Penn) - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top caliber journals, numerous book chapters - Internationally recognized speaker in critical ...

Daniel Southren, MD, MBA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation
Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He maintains an active, full time medical practice, and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Southren completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School and his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Michigan. He completed his M.D. and M.B.A. at Columbia University in New York City. He is currently enrolled in the M.L. Program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School to deepen his understanding of legal issues in healthcare. His clinical practice involves the care of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses. He has a special interest in interventional procedures including neuromodulation and vertebral augmentation. Dr. Southren also continues to maintain his Anesthesiology practice and takes call ...

David A. Gutman, MD, MBA, FASA - Anesthesiology Expert Witness Ethical Patient Advocacy LLC.

Charleston, South Carolina
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Spinal Epidural Nerve Block, Nerve Damage Paralysis, Cesarean Section, Uterine Atony Post Partum Hemorrhage, Labor Delivery, Birth Trauma, Blood Patch Headache, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Difficult Airway Intubation, Lost Airway Hypoxia, General Anesthesia
Anesthesiology expert witness. Board certified anesthesiologist with fellowship training in obstetrical anesthesiology. Only anesthesiologist on SEAK with higher level obstetrical anesthesia sub-specialization. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in full-time clinical practice at the tertiary academic medical center - Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Extensive experience working solo in locum tenens and with medical direction; supervising medical students, residents, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Multiple publications, grand rounds, and book chapters. Four state licenses including New York, South Carolina, California, and New Hampshire. Unblemished record and incredibly responsive to emails and phone calls. Happy to arrange a complimentary phone call or Zoom session to introduce myself or discuss any anesthetic matter. Website: www.DoctorDavidGutman.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (843)732-4449 Case Expertise: My clinical focus i...

Neil Buettner, BSN, CRNA

Cordova, Tennessee
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Anesthesiology, CRNA, Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, PACU, Surgery, Airway Management, Epidural Block, Endoscopy Anesthesia, GI Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia
I am an actively practicing CRNA with over 30 years of clinical experience including anesthesia management for inpatient or outpatient surgery including endoscopy. Additionally, I have significant experience in obstetrical anesthesia. My practice has been in a variety of institutional sizes with mostly CRNA-only models. I have served as a clinical preceptor for nurse anesthetist training programs. My experience as a clinician and expert will serve you well as an authoritative voice providing thorough records review, case preparation and expert witness services for plaintiff or defense that are based solely on merit. You can expect a speedy turn around as I provide you with a thorough analysis and a detailed report of my findings.

Christopher D. Stewart, MSN, CRNA

Collierville , Tennessee
Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular anesthesia, Cardiothoracic anesthesia, Airway management, Obstetrical anesthesia, CRNA, Orthopedic anesthesia, Post anesthesia care unit, Intensive Care Nursing, Trans-esophageal ECHO, central line placement, Cardiology, Endoscopy anesthesia, arterial line placement, Epidural blocks
I am full time practicing CRNA with 18 years clinical experience in cardiovascular and cardiothoracic anesthesia practice. Nursing intensive care/trauma experience extends back to 1993. I have a vast thorough anesthesia experience in Obstetrical, Orthopedic, Neuro-Cranial and Spine, Trauma, ENT, Surgical Oncology, Endoscopic, and Pediatrics. Most of my career was Open Heart and Transplant anesthesia, which I have vast amounts of experience placing central lines, PA catheters, labor epidurals, arterial lines, TEE, pump and off pump cases. I was the Chief Cardiac Anesthetist for 10 years of my practice. I have been Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia for Virginia Commonwealth and Arkansas State University anesthesia programs. I been clinical instructor for University of Tennessee, Union University, and LMU anesthesia programs in Tennessee. I have a strong diverse clinical knowledge that allows me to serve you in reviewing vast amounts of clinical information and g...

Adam C Adler, MD, FAAP, FASE Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine

Houston , Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology, Ambulatory anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology, difficult airway management, airway management, pediatric cardiac anesthesia, liver transplantation, renal transplantation, neonatal anesthesiology.
I have extensive experience in pediatric anesthesiology at two of the nations most prestigious children’s hospitals, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Texas Children’s Hospital. Familiarity with research both in publications as well as serving as a reviewer for the top anesthesiology journals allows me to maintain extensive knowledge of current practice.

Arvind Chandrakantan, MD, MBA, FAAP Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesia, Neonatal Anesthesia, PDNV, HCM, Healthcare IT, PONV, Pediatric Research, Patient Safety, PALS, CPR, Sleep Apnea, Opioids
Arvind Chandrakantan, MD, MBA, FAAP is a board certified Anesthesiologist, subspecialty board certified Pediatric Anesthesiologist, at Texas Children's Medical Center. Arvind currently holds the title of Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics. I have trained at some of the top children's hospitals in the country (Cincinnati, Miami, TCH, Dallas). I stay on top of current practice through educational and clinical initiatives. I am happy to provide an objective, structured analysis of any cases you bring to me. I don't have an inclination towards a particular side- I see my role is to provide you a fair assessment for the fee you pay to me.

Michelle M. Gaines, CRNA Gaines Medical Consulting

Austin, Texas
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, CRNA, Anesthetist
Michelle Gaines, owner of Gaines Medical Consulting , provides expert consultation in reviewing medical records and testifying expert services in anesthesia related cases. She is a practicing certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA)> She started her career as an ICU nurse in a thirty-two bed medical/surgical ICU. Within two years of beginning her career she obtained her certification in critical care nursing (CCRN) and had preceptor and charge nurse duties. She attended graduate school at the University of Kansas where she obtained her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia. She presented her thesis, Narcotic Sparing Effects of Ketorolac in Cesarean Patients, at the annual national meeting of the AANA that year. Michelle started her career with an anesthesia group in central Texas. At that time she also taught paramedics at the associate degree level at Blinn College in Bryan, Texas . She also taught Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) to healthcare practitioners. During he...

John C Lundell, MD

Garland, Texas
Anesthesiology - Difficult airway, drug interactions, hypotension, positioning, OR fires, nerve injury, intubation, recovery room, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, central venous catheter, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, intraoperative code, obstructive sleep apnea
Award-winning anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Yale-educated, Wake Forest-trained. United States Air Force veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Air Force Commendation Medal. Extensive teaching experience. Fellowship trained. Magna Cum Laude graduate of BYU, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship, Dean’s List. Multiple Five Star Spirit Awards for Excellence, Baylor University Medical Center. Completed SEAK expert witness training.

Josemaria Paterno, MD

Round Rock, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spinal Cord Stimulation Trials and Implants, Intrathecal Pumps, Epidural Injections, Nerve blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Injection Complications, Opioid Overdose, Management of High Opioid Legacy Patients, Methadone/Fentanyl/Oxycodone/Benzos, Urine Drug Testing, NP/PA Midlevel Supervision
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine physician specializing in comprehensive chronic pain care including interventional pain procedures as well as medication management including opioid therapy. I perform the full range of procedural therapies with a focus on neuromodulation/spinal cord stimulator implants, intrathecal pump management, spinal injections, epidurals, facet injections, nerve blocks, and radiofrequency ablations. I also have experience managing medications for legacy and higher risk pain patients. These are patients who may be on higher doses of opioids, are on a concurrent benzodiazepine, or may have a history of opioid misuse/aberrancies. Our practice is large, and I also supervise multiple physician assistant and nurse practitioners. I am double board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. I completed my undergraduate and medical school degrees at Stanford University and then graduated from the Harvard hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigh...

Devin Peck Austin Interventional Pain

Georgetown, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain, Pain Medicine, Anesthesia Pain Management, Spine, Musculoskeletal
Dr. Peck completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center and subspecialty fellowship training in pain medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Tri-Institute Fellowship Program: Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Peck is dual board-certified in both Pain Management and Anesthesiology through the American Board of Anesthesiology. ​Dr. Peck has worked as an expert witness since 2012, including providing case review and expert testimony. He has worked with both plaintiff and defense clients in multiple states. He has also worked as a utilization review expert, disability reviewer, and currently reviews cases for the Texas Medical Board. In his clinical practice, Dr. Peck manages acute and chronic pain of all kinds, including cancer pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS, spine and neck pain, joint pain, and many other painful conditions. He employs multi-modal care, combining interven...

Neelam Bandi, MD metropolitan anesthesia consultants

MCLEAN, Virginia
Anesthesiology - Airway Injury/management, Hypoxic Brain Injury, Cardiac Arrest, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, Regional Anesthesia (epidural/spinal/peripheral nerve blocks), Obstetric Anesthesia, OR fires, Positioning, Central lines, General Anesthesia, Preoperative assessment, Aspiration, Awareness
Dr. Bandi is a board certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing anesthesiology since 2009. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology. She performs utilization reviews and provides her services as an expert witness in medical malpractice cases. She is licensed in DC, MD and VA.

Med Counsels

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology, Neurocritical Care Medicine
The MedCounsels team provides plaintiff and defense lawyers with vital medical expert witness services that cover a broad range of medical fields, including Orthopedics, Anesthesiology including Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, and Neurology including Neurocritical Care. Our team of board certified experts has a vision to maintain high standards of medical care by ensuring the quality of specialist testimony. We are one of the leading providers of medical and nursing expert witness services in the country and provide expert reviews, depositions, and trial testimony to law firms nationwide.

STEFAN IANCHULEV, MD FASA

RICHMOND, Virginia
Anesthesiology - Cardiac Anesthesiology, Thoracic Anesthesiology, Vascular Anesthesiology, Difficult Airway, TEE, Billing
Dr. Ianchulev has graduated medical school from Germany and residency in the US. He completed Fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic anesthesiology at Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital and has been since practicing with focus on cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia. He dedicated his career on quality improvement and led many initiatives while at Tufts Medical Center. His recent appointment to Chief of Anesthesia department at the Veterans Administration hospital and Professor of Anesthesiology at VCU have paved the way for innovation and leadership toward safer and patient centered practice. Dr. Ianchulev has always put safety, knowledge and self-development for the benefit of the patient and healthcare first. He has shown excellent patient management skills and has fostered the bedside manners in the following generations. Actively involved in resident education, Dr. Ianchulev has leveraged innovation and technology to the betterment of skills and knowledge amon...

Frank Mazzeo, MD

Henrico, Virginia
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Airway, Sedation, Sedation by non-anesthesiologists, Dental Anesthesia, Neonatal Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, ENT Anesthesia
I am Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology with a score in the 98th percentile. I completed my fellowship at the prestigious Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. I have extensive experience in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia as well as Office Based Anesthesia for Adult Dental and Pediatric Dental procedures in addition to routine and emergent pediatric and adult anesthesia cases. I either perform myself, or supervise, well over 1000 cases per year. I have worked in both the academic and private practice setting. During my career I have been the Chairman of Surgery as well as the Chairperson of QA committee where I reviewed hundreds of charts.

Gregory M Weiss, MD Veritas Consulting and Management LLC

Yorktown, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiothoracic, Cardiac Anesthesia, general anesthesiology, ICU, Intensive Care,, TEE, echocardiography, trauma, airway, ECMO, ECLS.
Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Subspecialty fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care. Former Faculty at the University of Colorado and Medical Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation program.

John Caputo, CRNA, MHS, BSN J & L Anesthesia Services

Bridgeport, West Virginia
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Nurse Anesthetist, CRNA, Nurse Anesthesiologist, Expert Witness
I have worked with attorneys on cases involving CRNA deviations from the standard of care including but limited to mismanagement of airways, awareness under anesthesia, IV infiltration, patient falls and epiduals. I have extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. I have a history of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement. Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses with seventeen years of teaching experience. Involved in root cause analysis and sentinel event investigation. I have fourteen years of ongoing Chief CRNA expertise, thus managing nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Responsibilities include: Documentation auditing and review, staff and patient safety, staff scheduling, department education, OR case and schedule management, budgeting. Super-user / programmer for electronic an...

Cyril Philip, MD

Franklin, Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Joint Injection, Kyphoplasty, Vertebral Augmentation, Peripheral Stimulation, epidural hematoma, epidural abscess, medication management
Harvard Medical School trained, double board certified, Pain Medicine Physician who specializes in modalities to mitigate painful disorders. In addition to being clinically active for nearly a decade, Dr Philip is the Medical Director of Pain Management in one of the largest healthcare systems in the Midwest. Dr Philip has published in numerous journals and has a strong emphasis in incorporating minimally invasive treatments. Dr Philip has done work for both Plaintiff and Defendants.
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