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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 2,200 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 30 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 board of our state medical society and state board of medical examiners, 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 and general surgery complications in the morbidly obese.
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Steven F Fowler, MD

California
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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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, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. 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. Dr. Samakar is the Director of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program at USC Keck Medical Center. He 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. Samakar's current areas of practice are Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, full spec...
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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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Lillian Craggs-Dino, DHA, RDN, LDN

Southwest Ranches, Florida
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, Nutrition Expert Witness - Obesity, Weight Management, Dietetics, Dietitian, Bariatric Nutrition, Weight Loss Surgery, Vitamin Deficiencies, Nutritionist, Malnutrition, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Diet.
Dr. Lillian Craggs-Dino is a nationally and internationally known Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with more than 18 years professional experience. Her specialty is in bariatric nutrition. She currently serves on the Executive Council for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health (ASMBS-IHEC) as Member-at-Large, and she is the Co-Chair of the ASMBS Integrated Health for the Florida, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean Chapter. She is a co-author of the ASMBS Integrated Health Nutritional Guidelines for The Surgical Weight Loss Patient- 2016 Update: Micronutrients and she is currently working on the Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Patient-Macronutrients. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and she is a member of the Integrated Health Support Group Committee with ASMBS. She also served as a committee member of the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) for Bariatric Surgery with the Academy of Nutrition and Die...
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Kenneth A Larson, MD, FACS, FASMBS 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
Dr. Larson is a board certified general surgeon with an active clinical practice in south Florida since 2004. He has a subspecialty interest in bariatric surgery and regularly performs over 500 general surgery procedures annually in addition to over 125 bariatric (weight loss) surgery procedures annually. Dr. Larson has served as the medical director for a nationally recognized center of excellence in bariatric surgery and maintains a faculty appointment with the University of Miami. He has been reviewing medicolegal cases since 2008 and has recent and ongoing experience with case reviews, affidavits, depositions, and trial testimony.
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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

Kailua, 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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Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, FASCRS Sasse Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Reno, Nevada
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness - Hernia, Mesh, Pain, Obesity, Diabetes, Devices, Endoscopy, Cancer, Wound, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication, Gastroesophageal Reflux
Published expert, experienced busy surgeon in areas of hernia and mesh, bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. AOA medical school graduate, diligent, responsive, and effective. San Francisco and Boston trained at the top institutions, University faculty, Bariatric Program Director for national center of excellence for over ten years, case reviewer for Nevada State Medical Board, and as U.S. Air Force case reviewer. Prior expert opinions and testimony have provided tremendous value and won cases.
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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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