Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness Listings

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William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Gastric bypass, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, gastrointestinal, GI, sleeve, laparoscopic, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, bariatrics, obesity
I am a full-time, board certified surgeon with a fellowship in bariatric surgery, specializing in complex bariatric cases. I have performed over 1,800 bariatric surgeries as well as many, many other related procedures. I also spend a considerable amount of time teaching, and am an associate professor of surgery at our regional medical school as well as serve as the Director of Medical Education for our hospital's medical student teaching program. I have reviewed over 20 cases in the last decade, have issued written reports, given numerous depositions, and testified in court as an expert witness. I have served on hospital peer-review committees, the state council on medical education, published peer-reviewed articles, and am currently a surveyor for a national surgical quality accreditation program. I limit my expert witness services to bariatric surgery cases, upper GI/GERD surgery, or general surgery complications in the morbidly obese.
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Milton Owens, MD

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, Obesity Expert Witness - Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve, Morbidly Obese, Weight Loss Surgery, Bariatrics, Obesity, Foregut Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Band
Dr. Owens is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Owens is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and Medical Board of California. He specializes in bariatric and general/abdominal surgery for people suffering from morbid obesity. Dr. Owens is currently Medical Director of Bariatrics at Chapman Global Medical Center, and Coastal Center for Obesity and is Chief of Surgery Chapman Global Medical Center. He is a current or past member of various professional societies. Dr. Owens has an extensive list of Academic Appointments ranging from 1974 to present. He has served on Editorial Boards and has more than 45 Journal Publications, published books, numerous Book Chapters and has appeared on TV and Radio. He has a patent for a Kidney Insulating Device which was granted in February 1980. For more information see: http://coastalobesity.com/Coastal-Center-For-Obesity-Information/Meet-Dr-Milton-Owens...
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Kamran Samakar, MD, MA, FACS, FASMBS University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Acute Care Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Emergency Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Colon Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Complications
Dr. Samakar is a board certified general surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Harvard Medical School where he was also a clinical instructor of surgery. He is currently a faculty member of the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine where he serves as a full-time surgeon, assistant professor, researcher, and educator. His current and active appointments include Associate Program Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program, Director of the Gastroparesis Institute, and the Surgical Quality and Outcomes Officer for the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Samakar holds a Master's degree in Bioethics and Health Law from the University of Pittsburgh and has been active in the study and practice of medical-legal issues for nearly 20 years. He has testified for both plaintiff and defense on multiple occasions with numerous depositions and case reviews. Dr. Samaka...
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Peter D Vash, MD, MPH

Los Angeles, California
Obesity Expert Witness, Endocrinology Expert Witness - Endocrinology, Type 2 Diabetes, the Overweight Condition and Obesity, Nutrition, Weight Loss Management, Diabetes Complications, Overweight Surgery Complications, Bariatric Surgery, Overweight and Obesity Complications, Obesity Medicine Complications
Peter D. Vash, MD, M.P.H., FACE., is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, emeritus, at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Medical Center, earned a Masters of Public health at the UCLA School of Public Health, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Past President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians; Board Certified in in Internal Medicine specializing in Endocrinology and Metabolism with an emphasis on Obesity Medicine. He is Diplomate and Board Certified in Obesity Medicine. Dr. Vash testified as an invited expert witness before a Senate Sub-Committee on Nutrition in Medical Schools and in Clinical Practice. He has served as an expert reviewer for the State of California Medical Board. He has extensive clinical experience treating overweight and obese patients, post bariatric surgical patients and patients with type 2 diabetes and those with diabetic complications. He Served on the Board of Shape Magazine whe...
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Hussna Wakily, MD

Carlsbad, California
General Surgery Expert Witness, Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness - Colon Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Breast Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Mesh surgery, Intestinal Obstruction, Adhesions, Gallbladder surgery, Bile Ducts, Perforations
Expert witness for general and bariatric surgery with over 11 years of clinical experience. Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery in Boston, MA. Top Doctor Award winner in 2019 for General and Breast Surgery. Currently serving as editor for the Surgical Endoscopy Journal. Current hernia committee member for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Experienced medical expert. Dr. Wakily offers accurate and thorough expert medical chart reviews and testimony for defense and plaintiff attorneys. Board certified, clinically active surgeon specializing in Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery and all aspects related to general surgery. She is an experienced expert witness, and has reviewed numerous cases for malpractice and personal injury for both plaintiff and defense Faculty previous appointments ...
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Kenneth A Larson, MD Center for Advanced Surgical Care

North Palm Beach, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness - Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Hernia, Gallbladder, Mesh, Lap Band, Colon, Intestine, Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Sleeve, Thyroid
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Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
General Surgery Expert Witness, Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness - Minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, robotic surgery, gallbladder surgery complications, bariatric surgery, colon and rectal surgery, acute care surgery, upper and lower endoscopy, complex hernia surgery, bile duct injury, bowel injury, Medical error prevention, Patient safety, litigation.
Dr. Diarra is a fellow of the American Board of Surgery. He is a very experienced medical chart reviewer and expert witness. He has extensive experience in medical error prevention, patient safety and litigation for medical negligence. He testifies for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He is skilled in minimally invasive general surgery techniques, acute care surgery and trauma surgery. He completed an additional fellowship training in bariatric, advanced minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and maintains a full time practice working as a minimally invasive general surgeon/robotic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta, Georgia. His passion involves advocating for advances in minimally advanced laparoscopic techniques to improve the lives of patients after surgery. Dr. Diarra works in a very efficient and effective manner and is easily accessible. Expert professional opinions expressed by Dr. Diarra are based on his own personal capacity and do not necessarily represent t...
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Steven F Fowler, MD

HONOLULU, Hawaii
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Stomach Surgery, Hiatal Hernia Surgery
Steven Fowler, MD is Board Certified in General Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is also a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He is the Medical Director and founder of the Hawaii Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Adventist Health Castle. The program participates in the MBSAQIP reporting and has been certified since 2009. His busy practice focuses on Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch, and revisional bariatric operations. In addition, he performs foregut and abdominal wall surgery.
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CHIRAG A DHOLAKIA, MD Med Expert Billing Co.

Wheaton, Illinois
General Surgery Expert Witness, Trauma Surgery Expert Witness - General Surgeon, Surgeon, Trauma Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive, Board Certified
I am Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. I received a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and have had no prior malpractice claims. I am experienced in minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, foregut surgery, bariatric surgery, robotic surgery, solid organ surgery, colon and rectal surgery, surgical oncology, trauma surgery, and upper and lower endoscopy.

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David A. Mayer, M.D., F.I.C.S.

Huntington, New York
General Surgery Expert Witness, Vascular Surgery Expert Witness - general surgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert.
General surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert. Chairman of Surgery Emeritus, Associate Professor of Surgery. Over 25 years experience as medical expert witness in all jurisdictions.
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