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, Intubation, Anesthesiology, Nerve Injury, Difficult Airway, Extubation, Hypoxia, Sedation, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Aspiration, Opioids, Orthopedic Anesthesia, and 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 - intubation, hematoma, informed consent, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, PE, capnography, brain damage, hypoxia, paralysis, narcotics, laryngospasm, ambulatory surgical center, ASC, medication error, positioning, central line, ventilation, aspiration, propofol, anticoagulation
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. 15+ years experience. Over 4,000 spinal surgical procedures performed. Anesthesiologist for U.S. Olympic and Red Bull athletes, the Los Angeles Kings, and U.S. Navy SEALs. Extensive teaching experience. 10+ years experience as Medical Director of an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) with duties including peer review and performance enhancement. Experienced expert witness. First person in family to attend college - worked way through college working construction and bartending. Excellent verbal communication skills.

David N Flynn, MD, MBA

Anesthesiology, Medical Management - 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...

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 ...

Paul Lynch, MD

Scottsdale, 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, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose
Dr. Paul Lynch is a double board-certified and Fellowship-trained interventional pain physician who has dedicated his life to the eradication of pain for his patients. He’s very passionate about diagnosing the most complex pain conditions and treating those patients with cutting-edge and innovative therapies, like spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Lynch completed a surgical internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, then when on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at New York University and then completed his pain management fellowship at Texas Tech University. Dr. Lynch was previously an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Arizona. In addition to his education, Dr. Lynch is also a member of several professional societies including the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologist and The North American Neuromodulation Society. Since 2007...

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, ...

Victor L. Mandoff, MBBS, FASA

Little Rock, Arkansas
Anesthesiology - Acute Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia, NORA (Non-OR Anesthesia), Difficult Airways, Critical Care Medicine, ACLS, BLS, Code Blue Emergencies, Level 1 Trauma management, Narcotics, Neuromuscular Blockers, Simulator Training and Moderate Sedation.
I am a Board-Certified fully practicing Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Since this is a teaching hospital, training residents helps me keep up-to-date and stay current in knowledge and practice evidence-based medicine. I have over 15 years of clinical experience and have won many teaching awards like "Golden Apple Award" or "Red Sash Award" and "Educational Excellence Award" presented to me by residents, students, and the College of Medicine. Last year I became a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA). The FASA designation is the "highest acknowledgment that recognizes years of dedication to exceptional education, leadership and commitment to the specialty" as per American Society of Anesthesiologists website. I am also Critical Care Fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Foundation and was Critical Care Board Certified and practiced Critical Care Medicine 2006 to about 2016. UAMS provides care...

Daniel Abraham, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - Anesthesiology, General Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC), Sedation, Regional Anesthesia, Peri-operative Management, Airway management, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural blocks, Spinal Blocks, Medication Errors, Post Anesthesia Care Unit(PACU) emergencies, Nerve Injury, Ambulatory Surgery
Dr. Daniel Abraham is an actively practicing, board-certified Anesthesiologist who draws his experience from his many years working at nationally renowned major academic centers, like the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Abraham currently holds a faculty position at the University of Southern California with a full-time clinical practice that is focused on evidence-based medicine and up to date clinical knowledge, with a focus on regional anesthesia. Dr. Abraham has extensive experience taking care of high acuity, sick patients in a variety of peri-operative environments, while supervising residents, fellows, and certified nurse anesthetists. He has extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in the operative space. His experience has included being a physician leader on a number of hospital committees focused on patient satisfaction, safety, and efficiency. Currently expecting acceptance as an expert witness fo...

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

Newport Beach, California
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - intubation, hematoma, informed consent, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, VTE, PE, capnography, brain damage, hypoxia, paralysis, narcotics, laryngospasm, ambulatory surgical center, ASC, medication error, positioning, central line, ventilation, aspiration, propofol, anticoagulation
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. 15+ years experience. Over 4,000 spinal surgical procedures performed. Anesthesiologist for U.S. Olympic and Red Bull athletes, the Los Angeles Kings, and U.S. Navy SEALs. Extensive teaching experience. 10+ years experience as Medical Director of an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) with duties including peer review and performance enhancement. Experienced expert witness. First person in family to attend college - worked way through college working construction and bartending. Excellent verbal communication skills.

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.

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 ...

Pejman Golpanian

Beverly Hills, California
Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway,Intubation,Brain Injury,Low Oxygen Sat,Hypoxia,Hypotension,Low Blood Pressure,Residual Paralysis,Narcotics,Aspiration,Allergic Reaction,Pregnancy,Epidural,Awareness,Drug Interaction,Errors,Positioning,Numbness,Ultrasound,Nerve Injury,Nerve Blocks,Fire,Recovery,Death,Coma,Throat,CPR
Dr. Pejman Golpanian is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist actively practicing in Southern California. He currently practices and holds privileges at 40+ Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Facilities and multiple Hospitals in the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Thousand Oaks areas. He has performed well over 10,000 successful anesthetic procedures and is highly trained in all aspects of anesthesiology including General anesthesia, Regional anesthesia with ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, Neuro-axial spinal and epidural anesthesia, sedation with monitored anesthesia care, and local anesthesia. In addition to his practice in the operating room, Dr. Golpanian is also skilled in expert medical-legal review/analysis, report preparation, depositions, and expert witness testimony. He currently provides independent medical examinations, medical opinions, and evaluations for the Veterans Evaluation Services of America. Furthermore, Dr. Golpani...

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...

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

California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

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 Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

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.

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

San Jose, California
Anesthesiology - gastrointestinal Anesthesiology, Trauma, Obstetrics and Gynecology, opioid management, benzodiazepine management, medication tapering, opioids, pain, acute pain, endoscopy, ERCP, operating room management, spine, back pain, cancer, airway management
Dr. Ahmed Zaafran is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. He recently held the post of assistant professor of anesthesiology (affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine. He reviews anesthesia-related cases for the California Medical Board and is immediate past director of QI/QA of anesthesiology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, where he oversaw the review of hundreds of anesthesia-related cases. He has extensive experience in expert witness testimony, including case file reviews and deposition. He is the former director of GI Endoscopic Anesthesia at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics. He has extensive academic and advocacy experience, including representation of the California Society of Anesthesiologists as an Alternate Delegate. He conducts regular live webinars on medical-related matters and has presented at world-renowned academic institutions nationally. ...

Robert E. Brown, MD Mile High Regenerative And Pain Therapy

Lakewood , Colorado
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional pain management for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pain, Back and neck pain, failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, cervical radiculopathy, lumbar radiculopathy, medication management of chronic pain including opiate therapy.
Robert Brown, MD is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Brown received his medical degree from the University of Nevada. He completed his post graduate training residency in anesthesiology and pain medicine fellowship at the University of Texas Houston and fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia at Children’s Hospital in Denver Colorado. Dr. Brown had the privilege of training under Prithvi raj, MD during his pain medicine fellowship. Dr. Brown is currently a full-time office-based interventional pain management specialist providing injection therapy with Flororoscopy and ultrasound guidance he performs full-spectrum pain injections to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine he performs minimally invasive surgeries including spinal cord stimulation trials, kyphoplasty, MILD, and Vertiflex procedures. He is medical director of medication management of chronic pain conditions including opiates in his present clinic. Dr. Brown has been medical Director...

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 - Facet, MBB/RFA, epidural SI, major/minor joints and bursae, paravertebrals, peripheral nerve blocks, RFA, SCS, pumps
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.   All basic interventional techniques under either fluoroscopy or ultrasonography (Facet, MBB/RFA, epidural [C2 and below; both interlaminar and TFESI, with the caveat that I do not do bilateral or multilevel cervical TFESI ], SI, major/minor joints and bursae, paravertebrals, peripheral nerve blocks, etc). Kyphoplasty. Platelet Rich Plasma regenerative techniques. Spinal Cord Stimu...

Jeff S. Nabonsal, MD JSN Anesthesia

Edwards , Colorado
Anesthesiology, Acupuncturist - Anesthesiology, General Medical Knowledge, Independent Chart Review,
Impartial, honest, composed, Undergraduate degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology BS 1982 University of Michigan Over 30 years of General Medical Experience

Sean M Serell, MD Serell Consulting Services LLC

Fort Collins, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - Anesthesiology, Anesthesiologist, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Spinal Blocks, Epidural Blocks, Peri-operative management, Post-operative Pain Management, Peri-operative Pain Management, Medical Director, Appropriate Patient Selection, Ambulatory Surgery, Orthopedic Anesthesia
SUMMARY OF EXPERTISE • Board-certified anesthesiologist in active clinical and educational practice for the past 17+ years. Specialty areas of focus include orthopedic and ambulatory surgery with extensive experience performing peripheral nerve blocks and managing post- operative pain. • Director of Anesthesia and peri-operative services for 10 years at a high volume orthopedic surgery and recovery center including drafting policies and procedures for assessment of appropriate patient selection for outpatient surgical services. • Founder of Secure Medication Systems LLC, a company that developed and manufactures locking prescription vials to restrict access to medications of potential abuse. Holder of multiple patents and product awards for innovation in this field. • Educator for the University of Colorado School of Medicine including medical student, resident, EMT, and physician instruction and certification. • Board governance experience over a 9 year period of service on the Nor...

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...

Michael C. Eves, DO Beachland Anesthesia

Vero Beach, Florida
Anesthesiology - Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Medical Director, Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Regional Anesthesia, Nerve Injury, Spinals, Peri-Operative Pain Management, Airway Management, Intubation, Extubation, Hypoxia, Appropriate Patient Selection, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Surgery
Qualifications -Board Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice for the past 16+ years. Specialty areas of focus include ambulatory surgery with extensive experience in orthopedics, outpatient total joint replacements, ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks and ENT. -Medical Director, Chairman of Medical Executive Committee and Chairman of the Governing Body of Ambulatory Surgery Center in Vero Beach, FL. 6+ years at a high volume orthopedic and ENT surgery center. Developed and implemented policies and procedures for assessment of appropriate patient selection for outpatient surgery, safety and quality improvement initiatives, staff education and training and patient education activities. -Founding faculty member at the Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine. Former faculty educator at Florida State University and University of Maryland responsible for education and training of medical students and SRNAs.

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.

Phillip Nye, MD, FASA Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Services of Florida LLC

Vero Beach, Florida
Sleep Medicine, Anesthesiology - Obstructive sleep apnea, Postoperative effects and complications associated with anesthesia and surgery on patients with sleep apnea, Anesthesia safety.
Dr. Phillip Nye is double board certified in both sleep medicine and anesthesia with the American Board of Anesthesiology. He became a sleep medicine specialist after witnessing various complications associated with undiagnosed/untreated sleep apnea in patients undergoing elective surgeries. He has an interest day-time sleepiness, (hypersomnia, common in patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea) which can delay cognitive function and result in slow motor response time. As an anesthesiologist he is also a strong proponent for opioid sparing and regional anesthesia techniques. Dr. Nye completed an ACGME accredited fellowship training program in sleep medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is trained to diagnose and treat all sleep disorders in both adults and children. He is the Founder and medical director of Anesthesia & Sleep Medicine Services of Florida. He has been in private practice for the past 16 years. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiol...

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...

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, 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...

Glenn Akiona, MD, JD Glenn Akiona, M.D., J.D., LLC

Honolulu, Hawaii
Anesthesiology - Airway Management, Medication errors, overdose, Moderate sedation, Hospitals/Ambulatory Surgery Centers Liability & Negligence
Dr. Glenn Akiona has been a practicing Anesthesiologist for 27 years and also obtained his law degree (J.D.) 19 years ago. He has the unique credentials to evaluate medical malpractice cases from the perspective of both a physician and an attorney. Dr. Akiona has practiced (and continues to practice) Anesthesia at over a dozen medical centers/hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician offices. He just completed a ten year term as the Chief of the Anesthesiology Department and Anesthesia Medical Director at a local medical center. In addition, Dr. Akiona practices Law in the State of Hawaii and specializes in Medical Malpractice cases.

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.

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.

R. ANDREW ROBERTSON, M.D. Wellspring Pain Solutions

Columbus, Indiana
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Wrongful Death Due to Opioid Prescribing
I have practiced Interventional and Multi-disciplinary Pain Medicine for over twenty-five years. I have served on several Medical Review Panels in Indiana, and have developed an interest in claims of wrongful death due to opioid prescribing. I am an experienced public speaker.

Christina N. Mack, MD Peake Anesthesia Consulting, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Anesthesiology - perioperative, anesthesia, anesthesiology, preoperative, postoperative, intraoperative, obstetrics, obstetric anesthesia, airway management, pain management
Detail-oriented anesthesiologist with experience providing anesthesia in hospital and outpatient settings. Subspecialty in anesthesia in the high-risk obstetric population.

Magdalena Bakowitz, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - 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. Preoperative assessments, postoperative care in PACU and intensive care.

Kate M Cohen, MD Faulkner Hospital

Jamaica Plain, 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 Brigham and Women's Faulkner 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. S...

Ilan Mizrahi, MD

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General anesthesia, Critical Care, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Perioperative medicine, Preoperative assessment, PACU, Post-operative complications, Airway Management, Critical Illness, Spinal Anesthesia, Difficult Airway, Intensive Care, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist who works at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi earned his undergraduate degree in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and critical care fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was recruited to work as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide anesthesia for various surgeries, and critical care in the surgical ICU. Since 2019 he has been the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU, and has reviewed over a hundred patient mortalities and numerous morbidities/safety-events. His current anesthesia practice includes caring for complex patients in general surgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, endoscopy, and interventional radiology. H...

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...

Daniel Southren, MD, MBA

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Utilization, Disability, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Anesthesiology
Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He works in clinical development for a biotechnology company and maintains his anesthesia practice at a number of Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals. Previously, he worked as 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. His clinical expertise is in the treatment of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses, and the practice of general anesthesiology. His ability to distill complex medical issues into coherent and accessible language has been at the core of his success as an educator, clinician and consultant. EXPERTISE: Interven...

Robert Christensen, MD

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, patient safety, cardiac arrest, pediatric perioperative cardiac arrest, alternate site anesthesia, non-operating room anesthesia, CPR, PALS, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, pediatric advanced life support
As an academic pediatric anesthesiologist, I have more than a decade of experience providing care for patients, with a particular interest in non-operating room anesthesia such as sedation for radiation therapy and voiding cystourethrogram. My research focuses on pediatric perioperative cardiac arrest, so I have reviewed hundreds of cases from various national databases. I regularly teach our fellows, residents, medical students and other learners.

Eric Perry, DO, FCCA ASG PC

Franklin, Michigan
Anesthesiology - ASC, GI, IVF, Aspiration, arrythmia, hypotension, arrest, heart attack, vocal cords, pneumonia, informed consent, nerve blocks, airway trauma, stroke, extubation, hypoxia, sedation, central lines, postoperative, code, obstructive sleep apnea, dvt PE, drug error, narcotics, postioning, ventilation
I am a board certified Anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience. I completed my residency at the University of Chicago, and am fellowship trained in anesthesia for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. After practicing in a large hospital, I started my own business/practice providing anesthesia services to outpatient surgery centers located throughout Michigan. In addition to my practice, I became a surveyor for AAAHC so that I could act as a consultant on standards of care and certification requirements at the centers I worked at. I also was an ACLS/BLS instructor, and gave lectures on Malignant Hyperthermia.

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, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

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 ...

Neal Gerstein, MD FASE

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Anesthesiology - airway, airway management, anesthesia, anesthesiology, trauma anesthesiology, cardiac anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, perioperative echocardiography, anesthesia for general surgery, anesthesia for urologic surgery, anesthesia for surgery, anesthesia for ENT surgery
Currently, general faculty member and cardiac anesthesia division member at a busy Level I trauma/referral center, caring for the entire cohort of high-acuity adult perioperative / surgical procedures, including: trauma surgery, neurosurgery, urology, ENT, cardiovascular (cardiopulm-bypass cases), thoracic, general surgery, gynecologic surgery, orthopedics, cardiac catheterization / structural heart procedures, interventional radiology, and GI. Former division chief of cardiac anesthesia (2009-21). Actively involved in anesthesia research, editorial board work, and medical / anesthesiology education/ teaching.

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, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Fibromyalgia
Pain management thought leader. Chief of Pain Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center. University of Rochester Faculty. Former Harvard Faculty. Johns Hopkins and Harvard trained. Winner of multiple awards for clinical excellence. Well-published. Significant teaching experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Broad variety of expert witness experience including CRPS litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, overdose, and opioid fraud and abuse matters. Has performed over 500 independent medical examinations.

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.

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

David N Flynn, MD, MBA

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - 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...

Megan H Hicks, MD JM Hicks Consulting

Greensboro, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - cardiothoracic anesthesiology, cardiovascular anesthesiology, cardiac anesthesiology, thoracic anesthesiology, vascular anesthesiology, cardiac critical care medicine, critical care anesthesiology
Experience in both academic and private practice anesthesiology (cardiac, thoracic, vascular, and general) and critical care as an employee and Locums Tenens. Certified in Advanced Perioperative Tranesophageal Echocardiography, extensive experience with Transthoracic Echo and Point of Care Ultrasound, and in process of Boarding for Critical Care Ultrasound. Current Assistant Professor at an academic medical center, Associate Fellowship Program Director, experienced in medical education, leader in graduate medical education programs, Sub-Investigator of multiple research studies, and with multiple publications and national presentations.

Richard W Anderson, MD

Xenia, Ohio
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Perioperative Medicine, Preoperative Clearance, Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Management
Experienced anesthesiologist, board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. Harvard-trained at The Massachusetts General Hospital, fellowship trained in Pediatric Anesthesiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The cornerstone of my high-volume practice is the continual progression of patient care based on evidence-based practices and careful analysis of outcomes. Shortly after joining the staff at Miami Valley Hospital South in 2016, I began to play a pivotal role in perioperative medicine, both within the hospital and in the larger context of the Premier Health system. Some specific projects to date include leading a team to establish an ambulatory total joint arthroplasty program, formation of a high-volume ENT service line that includes considerable pediatric volume, complete revision of the pre-anesthesia testing (PAT) program, remodeling of perioperative hip fracture protocols, and multimillion-dollar pharmacy cost-savings projects. I have also ...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Oregon
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 ...

Diana Ayubcha, DO, MS Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

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, intubation, extubation, sedation, brain death
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

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 and the division chief of regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine at the elite, Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is also the fellowship program director for regional anesthesiology and acute pain 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 f...

Taras Grosh, MD Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesiology, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures, Nerve Injury, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Difficult Airway, Trauma,
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 Orthopedic Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. 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 Penn’s 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 Multidisciplinary Nerve Center identifying and treating refractory nerve injury; the first of its kind in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Gr...

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

Pipersville, 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 39-year healthcare career consists of: 1) 20 years as a board-certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of intensive care unit (ICU) critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Adjunct faculty member for four schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for anesthesia conference companies 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 to providing expert consultation services in a timely and informative manner.

Jason B Ochroch, MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, general anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care (MAC), perioperative and airway emergencies, acute pain medicine, acute on chronic pain, multimodal analgesia, opioid-sparing anesthesia, regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, epidural and spinal anesthesia, nerve catheters
Dr. Jason Ochroch is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty fellowship training in regional and orthopedic anesthesia and acute pain medicine. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. - Maintains full clinical practice as an attending anesthesiologist and on the inpatient Acute Pain Medicine service - Extensive experience with regional anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks - Expert in evidence-based best practice medicine, having completed University of Pennsylvania’s Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics program - Active researcher and first author with 10+ peer-reviewed publications, along with numerous national and local presentations - Peer reviewer in several academic journals - Anesthesiology lead for hospital geriatric hip fracture team - Anesthesiology lead for ambulatory surgical center perioperative emergency simulations

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 ...

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.

Chad R Greene, DO DR. CHAD GREENE DO PLLC

Nashville, Tennessee
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Regional anesthesia, Intubation, Difficult Airway, Laryngospasm, Informed Consent, Brain Damage, Hypoxia, Paralysis, Narcotics, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Medication Error, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Positioning, Central Line, PACU, Aspiration, Sleep Apnea, Dental anesthesia, MAC
Dr. Chad R. Greene is a board-certified, Vanderbilt-trained Anesthesiologist with academic, private practice, military, and locum tenens experience. He serves as an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and actively practices in a busy trauma center as well as at multiple outpatient ambulatory surgery centers providing anesthesia care to pediatric, adult, and elderly patients across the full scope of anesthesia practice and surgical subspecialties. His specialty areas of focus include ambulatory surgery with extensive experience in orthopedics, spine surgery, pediatric anesthesia, outpatient total joint replacements, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks, ENT and oral/dental surgery. Dr. Greene is a recognized physician leader on the national and state level having served on the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Board of Directors and as National President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) – RC. He has received numerous distinguished service awards in...

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

Cookeville, Tennessee
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 Tennessee, as well as in Germany.

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...

Daniel Abraham, MD

Texas
Anesthesiology, Medical Management - Anesthesiology, General Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC), Sedation, Regional Anesthesia, Peri-operative Management, Airway management, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural blocks, Spinal Blocks, Medication Errors, Post Anesthesia Care Unit(PACU) emergencies, Nerve Injury, Ambulatory Surgery
Dr. Daniel Abraham is an actively practicing, board-certified Anesthesiologist who draws his experience from his many years working at nationally renowned major academic centers, like the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Abraham currently holds a faculty position at the University of Southern California with a full-time clinical practice that is focused on evidence-based medicine and up to date clinical knowledge, with a focus on regional anesthesia. Dr. Abraham has extensive experience taking care of high acuity, sick patients in a variety of peri-operative environments, while supervising residents, fellows, and certified nurse anesthetists. He has extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in the operative space. His experience has included being a physician leader on a number of hospital committees focused on patient satisfaction, safety, and efficiency. Currently expecting acceptance as an expert witness fo...

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...

Tangy Kincaid Thomas, MSN, CRNA, APRN The Tangy Group LLC

Forney, Texas
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA, general, trauma, bariatric surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, urology surgery, geriatric surgery, GI and endoscopy, ENT surgery, electrophysiology lab, thoracic surgery, pain management, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, general anesthesia, monitored anesthesia
I am a full time practicing CRNA with a combined 27 years of experience including 13 years of CRNA experience. In my role as a CRNA at a Level II Trauma center, I have provided nurse anesthesia services for a variety of surgical patients including trauma, bariatric, orthopedic, neurosurgery, urology, GI, general, cardiology, electrophysiology and chronic pain since 2009. Additionally, I have held a number of contract positions as a CRNA through independent contracting. I am proficient in airway management, intubation, sedation and placing invasive lines (arterial lines). I offer services as an expert in the field of anesthesia and cases involving surgical patients.

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.

Allison Wells, MD MBA FASA FACHE

Houston, Texas
Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, Ketamine
Dr. Wells is a licensed, board-certified anesthesiologist who is experienced in providing anesthesia to all types of patients, from straightforward to complex cases, OB to cardiac, regional to sedation. Her passion is helping patients achieve optimal outcomes in a safe, professional and comfortable manner. She is a partner owner of her group, experienced with practice operations and the business of anesthesia. Dr. Wells started one of the first specialty ketamine clinics and has helped thousands of patients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, other mood disorders and pain conditions such as CRPS and neuropathic pain conditions. She has contributed to published research and is a subject matter expert in this area. Dr. Wells holds degrees from Swarthmore College and Baylor College of Medicine. She trained at Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School Hospitals. She is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, The Texas Society of Anesthesiologists and the Texas...

STEFAN IANCHULEV, MD FASA

RICHMOND, Virginia
Anesthesiology - Cardiac Anesthesiology, Thoracic Anesthesiology, Vascular Anesthesiology, Difficult Airway, TEE, Billing, General Anesthesiology.
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.

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

Bridgeport, West Virginia
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA, anesthesia, airway management, post anesthesia care unit, PACU, central line placement, needle placement, tube placement, falls, IV infiltration, awareness, epidurals, drug effects, hypoxia, propofol, intubation, extubation, aspiration, airway trauma, surgical positioning, tongue protection
CRNA leader. Clinical experience includes general anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, spinal and epidural anesthesia. Administrative experience includes documentation auditing, policies, bylaw compliance, root cause analysis, sentinel event investigation and patient safety. Experience with a wide range of practice settings including rural critical access hospitals, office-based anesthesia, medium sized hospitals, large hospitals, and university practices. Expert witness experience includes cases involving management of airways, awareness under anesthesia, IV infiltration, patient falls and epidurals. Extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. 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 and the West Virginia University School of Nursing D...
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