Bariatric Surgery Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of bariatric surgery expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on bariatric surgery and related issues. Bariatric surgery 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 bariatric surgery expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Obesity, Sleeve, Weight Loss Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Bariatrics, Foregut Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia, Mesh, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Morbidly Obese, Robotic Surgery, and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

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

Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS Alabama Bariatrics

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - 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 3000 bariatric operations including intragastric balloons, 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 and executive 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 complicati...

Milton Owens, MD

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Bariatric Surgery, Obesity - 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...

Kamran Samakar, MD, MA, FACS, FASMBS University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - 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 & Associate 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, trial testimony, and case reviews. Dr. Samakar's current areas of practice are Bariatric and Minimally Invasive...

Peter D Vash, MD, MPH

Los Angeles, California
Obesity, Endocrinology - 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...

Kenneth A Larson, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FABOM Center for Advanced Surgical Care

West Palm Beach, Florida
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - 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.

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

Florida
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - 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...

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

Reno, Nevada
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

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

Huntington, New York
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - 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.

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.
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