Burns Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of burns expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on burns and related issues. Burns 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 burns expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Burns, Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, Sepsis, Amputation, Cosmetic Surgery, Decubitus Ulcers, Diabetic Ulcers, Dog Bites, Lymphedema, Scars, Wounds, Breast Reduction, Liposuction, and Necrotizing Fasciitis.

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Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S. Martin A. Morse, M.D., P.C.

Queen Creek, Arizona
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Cancer Reconstruction, Carpal Tunnel, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity Surgery
(1) BLS/ACLS/ATLS trained (2) CAPTAIN, US Navy (Retired) 23 year career treating Wounded soldiers and sailors from Afghanistan & Iraq (3) Former NASA Flight Surgeon (4) (4) years experience as surgeon working in Pediatric Emergency Room, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (5) (4) years experience participating in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (6) Laser surgery certified for 31 years (dating back to 1988) for General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery (7) Freemason, Scottish Rite member and Shriner member volunteering at Shriner's Burn Hospitals for Children

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bedsores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care/hyperbaric clinical de...

Gary R. Coburn Restaurant Concept Innovations

San Juan Capistrano, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Slip Trip & Fall - Slip, trip & fall, burns, choking, food safety, dram shop, alcohol, negligent security, employee safety, commercial kitchen, customer injuries, operations, management, franchise, ownership, permitting, training, investing, accounting, premises liability, OSHA, ADA, procedures, equipment design.
Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full-service restaurants, limited-service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising and commercial kitchen design/build from remodels to ground up including conceptual development, viability, and business interruption. Over 40 years in the restaurant industry as owner, operator, franchisor, consultant, President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager of numerous restaurant and food service establishments. Experienced restaurant investor and developer. Active restaurant owner with consulting business developing restaurant concepts and turning around existing establishments. Concepts worked on include: Joe's Crab Shack, Cask ‘n Cleaver, Lord Charlie’s, El Gato Gordo, Pizza Pronto, Safari Bar Restaurant, Shark Club, Bull Dog Grill, Stronghouse, Pangea, The Ballroom, Juarez Grill, Dickerson’s Club 29, Yucatan Liquor Stand, Zepp’s Atomic Tex Mex, Cab...

Orna Fisher, MD

Menlo Park, California
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Dog bite, dog bites, lacerations, cosmetic surgery, cosmetic medicine, medical spa, medspa, wound care, wound healing, wounds, breast reduction, breast revision surgery, breast surgery, dog bites, burn wounds, burn reconstruction, burns, soft tissue trauma, reconstructive surgery
I am Dr. Orna Fisher. I am a double board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. I am in private practice and licensed in both California and Nevada. I am a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, PT, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Los Angeles, California
Life Care Planning, Physical Therapy - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity Eval, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Case Management
Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2002 to offer law firms and insurance companies her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Forensic Analyst, Damages Expert and Medical Consultant. She maintains a private practice, as well as certifications as a Life Care Planner, Industrial Ergonomist, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Return to Work, Work Readiness and Work Hardening Evaluator. Dr. Harvey holds Therapeutic Pain Science Specialty certification that allows her to autonomously evaluate and treat Pain Management patients. Harvey Medical Legal Consulting provides Life Care Planning, A Day in the Life Video Presentations, Expert Witness Reports and Testimony, Damage Assessment, Medical Record Review, and Life Expectancy Services.

Chris Larson High Voltage Safety and Training

Poway, California
Electricity, Safety - Electrical Utility, OSHA, Construction, Electrical Contact, Shock, Electrocution, Fatality, Incident Investigation, Training Effectiveness, Cranes Tips and Contact, Arc Flash, Occupational Injury,Personal Injury, Burns, Excavation, Amputation, Rigging, Falls, Helicopter, Underground Utility Strikes
Summary of Electrical Utility Construction, Training, and Safety Expertise Over 35 years in the electrical utility industry, the last 12 as Director of Safety and Training for the nation’s largest union electrical utility contractor. As a contractor, I worked hands-on in the field as apprentice, Journeyman Lineman, Foreman, and General Foreman. In operations management as Superintendent, Project Manager, Division Manager, and District Manager. I have also worked directly and under contract as Project Manager for Southern California Edison, and The City of Riverside, CA. Training roles were as trainer, lead trainer, Director and Executive Director of the IBEW/NECA Joint Apprentice Training Committee for California and Nevada; and also as Director for the Northwest Lineman College Power Delivery Program (Four-year lineworker apprentice program) Former member of Task Team II developing training curriculum for the Electrical Transmission and Distribution (ET&D) Strategic Partnership w...

Brent R.W. Moelleken, MD, FACS

Beverly Hills, California
Plastic Surgery - Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Burns, Scar Revision, Wounds
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA, Plastic Surgery Brent Moelleken, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon practicing in Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara. Double board certified, he received his training at Harvard University, Yale University, UCSF and UCLA. Dr. Moelleken is one of three specialty-trained surgeons in the world to complete the year-long Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at UCLA. He maintains the prestigious F.A.C.S. degree and is a member of the ASPS and ASAPS. Dr. Moelleken has innovated various procedures including LiveFill®, autologous fat-fascial grafts; the USIC® & LUSIC® cheeklifts, short incision cheeklifts; the 360 Facelift®, a comprehensive natural appearing facelift procedure; and the Hybrid Tummy Tuck®, a short incision tummy tuck for fit moms. He believes in publishing the results of his innovations in peer-reviewed journals. Results of Dr. Moelleken’s studies have been published in books, articles and the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery j...

Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S. Martin A. Morse, M.D., P.C.

California
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Cancer Reconstruction, Carpal Tunnel, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity Surgery
(1) BLS/ACLS/ATLS trained (2) CAPTAIN, US Navy (Retired) 23 year career treating Wounded soldiers and sailors from Afghanistan & Iraq (3) Former NASA Flight Surgeon (4) (4) years experience as surgeon working in Pediatric Emergency Room, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (5) (4) years experience participating in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (6) Laser surgery certified for 31 years (dating back to 1988) for General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery (7) Freemason, Scottish Rite member and Shriner member volunteering at Shriner's Burn Hospitals for Children

John R. Panek, DPM For Life - Physician Life Care Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Podiatry - Physician Certified Life Care Planner, CLCP, LCP-C, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, LIFE CARE PLANS NATIONALLY: Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis. Foot and Ankle Surgery. Life Care Planning
I am a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP, LCP-C). I have had a successful 25 year history of practicing as a podiatric physician and surgeon. I am now dedicating my skills to Life Care Planning. I do Life Care Plans NATIONALLY, I am uniquely skilled as an expert in Life Care Planning especially involving the lower extremities (amputation, paralysis, burns, post traumatic arthritis, etc.). However, I can perform a comprehensive Life Care Plan for all catastrophic and non-catastrophic injuries (TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, paraplegia, quadriplegia, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis, and etc..). I promise to be available to discuss your case and will strive to provide the highest quality of damages valuation services in this industry. >>>>>>>>> In addition, I am exclusively able to provide a medical cost projection (or "limited" life care plan) for foot and ankle injuries that often lead to progressive and future degenerative arthritis and disability. For ex...

JOHN M. SHAMOUN, MD SHAMOUN AESTHETICS/ PLASTIC SURGERY CONSULTING

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery - Breast Surgery, Breast Revisional Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Body Contouring, Tummy Tuck, Eye Lid Surgery, Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, Nasal Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction , Face Lift, Facial Rejuvination, Scar Revisions, Burns, Wounds
Seasoned Pre-eminent Expert in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . Unique qualifications • 6 Active Board certifications (One of a kind in USA ) • 6 State Licenses • 3 International Licenses • 20,000 + Surgical procedures performed and actively practicing . • Testimony in 22 states and in 3 Nations for plaintiff (65%) and defense (35% ) firms. • Reviewed over 500 medical legal cases • Both Criminal and Civil case testimony • California Medical Board Expert Reviewer ( Enforcement Program) • Never subject to Daubert Challenge Only plastic surgeon in the United States with 6 active specialty Board Certifications. Board Certified by the The : American Board of Surgery American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery ...

Santo Steve BiFulco, MD, CLCP BiFulco Medical Group

Tampa, Florida
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Damages. Certified Life Care Planner. Testifying & Treating MD on matters involving future care, permanency, causation, and life expectancy for defense and plaintiff firms. Brain Injuries from mTBI to severe, Amputations, Burns, Multi-Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Chronic Pain.
Dr. BiFulco is a licensed physician in the State of Florida & New York; Dr. BiFulco holds specialty training & certifications in Interventional Pain Management, Radio-Frequency, & Intra-Discal Therapies. Dr. BiFulco is licensed by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe. Dr. BiFulco is a Board-Certified Physician Life Care Planner. Dr. BiFulco’s professional career includes decades of clinical practice, treating over 100 thousand patients with all manners of acute, chronic, & catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Dr. BiFulco has occupied numerous medical directorships and medically-oriented advisorship positions. As a medical doctor/entrepreneur, Dr. BiFulco founded and managed successful clinical practices and medical centers. Dr. BiFulco’s professional associations include the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, the International Association for...

Gerard C. Mosiello, MD Tampa Palms Plastic Surgery

Tampa, Florida
Plastic Surgery - Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Breast Revision Surgery, Breast Reduction, Breast Implants, Abdominoplasty, Liposuction, Head/Neck Cancer Reconstruction Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Wounds, Burns, Scars
Dr. Mosiello is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His private practice is in Tampa, FL, focusing on aesthetic/cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has been affiliated as an attending surgeon for the last 20 years with the NCI designated H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. He is also an attending surgeon at Advent Health (Tampa, Carrollwood, Wesley Chapel) and Brandon Regional Hospital. Dr. Mosiello is a Certified Life Care Planner and a member of the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners. Dr Mosiello has opined on more than 150 cases for both plaintiff and defense.

Eugene J. Strasser, MD, JD , FACS, ACLM

Coral Springs, Florida
Plastic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 35 year of experience. Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Reconstructive Surgery: Trauma, Burns, Cancer, Scars, Wound Healing, Ulcers, Reconstructions of the face, Breast and Body. Cosmetic: Face, Head, Body, etc. Including pediatric. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 34 years experience. Dr. Strasser received his medical degree (both General & Plastic Surgery) from University of Maryland in 1972 In 1988, Dr. Strasser went on to complete his postgraduate education in Wound Management & Hyperbaric Medicine. In 2001, he received his Law Degree from Sheppard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. Member of: American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons American College of Surgeons American Medical Association Florida Medical Association Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons American College of Legal Medicine

Thomas J Zaydon, Jr., MD Plastic Surgery Institute of Miami

Miami, Florida
Plastic Surgery - Burns, Scars, Displaced Implants, Plastic Surgery, Facial Fractures, Dog Bites, Wound Care, Nasal Fractures, Laser Burns, Air Bag Facial Burns, Hand Injuries, Finger Injuries, Lower Extremity Burns, Slip and Fall Accidents, Expert Witness, Expert Medical Advisor, Peer Reviews,
Dr. Thomas J. Zaydon, Jr. is a cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon practicing in Miami, FL for the past 25 years. He is Board Certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an active member of the Aesthetic Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is an active member and leader in multiple Plastic Surgery societies and hospital committees. His credentials include Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Eastern Virginia Medical School, General Surgery; and Chief Resident at Louisiana State University. He holds active medical licenses in the State of Florida and the State of Louisiana. Dr. Zaydon is the current Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mercy HCA Hospital in Miami, FL. He is the former President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons. He served as Vice-Chairman at the Miami Heart Institute ...

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

Thomasville, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medicine, trauma, ATLS, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, EMTALA, sepsis, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, emergency department policies and protocols, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, seizures, burns, pediatrics, ovarian torsion, fractures
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 16 years of clinical experience. Currently practicing full time in Georgia. Prior experience as an expert witness. Extensive knowledge in medical staff leadership as a medical director, chief of emergency services, medical executive committee member, hospital board member, and former chief-of-staff. Additional training in medical staff rules, regulations, and bylaws as well as EMTALA compliance. Knowledgeable in the application of hospital policies and procedures. Currently overseeing approximately 25 physicians and 20 midlevel providers at three emergency department locations and one urgent care location. Experience includes both adult and pediatric patients, emergency department and urgent care patients, and work in a designated trauma center facility.

Bruce C Friedman, MD

Augusta, Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Burns, Necrotizing Fasciitis, TENS, Hyperbaric Medicine, Sepsis, Shock, Critical Care Infectious disease, Critical Care Nutrition and Critical Care Pain Management, Acute Lung Injury
Certificate in Nutrition Support Certificate in Hyperbaric Medicine Fellow Critical Care Medicine Fellow American College of Chest Physicians Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Surgery Augusta University Medical Center Critical Care and Co-Director JM Still Burn Center

Joshua S Carson, MD, FACS Loyola University Medical Center

Oak Park, Illinois
Trauma Surgery, Wound Care - Burns, Burn Care, Burn Surgery, Pediatric burns, Acute wounds, Complex wound care, Frostbite, SJS and TENS, Surgical Critical Care, Inhalation injury, Severe soft tissue infection, Necrotizing fasciitis
Dr. Carson is an academic burn surgeon and Burn Medical Director of the Loyola University Burn Center, one of the busiest burn centers in the country. He is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. His clinical and academic interests both focus on burn injuries and other injuries to the skin and soft tissues, including both acute management and management of long term sequelae (eg burn reconstruction and scar management). He treats both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Carson has treated thousands of patients with serious burn injuries, and has published extensively on burn surgery, wound care and related topics. A respected authority in the field of burn care, Dr. Carson is a member of the editorial board of the field's pre-eminent journal (JBCR), and serves on national committees of several burn-related professional associations (American Burn Association, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma).

Duska J. Thurston, MD, FAAP

Bangor, Maine
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - child abuse, neglect, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), Munchausen (MSP), sports medicine, concussion, TBI, brain injury, medical clearance, return to play, newborn hearing, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) hearing loss, vaccines, child safety, burns, sepsis, meningitis, diabetes,
I am a board certified pediatrician with over 25 years of experience in both in-patient and out-patient pediatrics. I have additional training and expertise in sports medicine and concussion. I have been an instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for almost 20 years as well as an instructor for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program for nearly 10 years. I have expertise in evaluation of newborn hearing and I serve as the Maine American Academy of Pediatrics (MAAP) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Chapter Champion. I have been involved in advocacy and have provided testimony to the Maine legislature in areas concerning CMV associated hearing loss in children. I have received the "Special Achievement Award for Distinguished Service and Dedication to the Mission and Goals of the Academy" from the American Academy of Pediatrics for my work and advocacy in child safety. Lastly, I am an experienced medical educator with multiple teaching awards. I am available for me...

Cynthia M. Bourbeau, RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, Inc.

Belchertown, Massachusetts
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Rehabilitation Nurse Case Manager, Catastrophic Nurse Case Manager, Legal Nurse Consultant, & Medico-legal professional in the areas of Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Projections, and Life Care Plan Critiques for injuries including Spinal Cord, Amputations, Burns, Brain, Birth & Cerebral Palsy
Mrs. Bourbeau is a Massachusetts Registered Nurse and certified as a Rehabilitation Nurse, Case Manager, Nurse Life Care Planner, and Legal Nurse Consultant. She has worked as a nursing professional for 40 years and currently leads Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, a practice of professional nurse consultants and case managers who provide Medical Case Management, Medico-legal services, including life care planning, and ancillary professional nurse consulting services. Services include, but are not limited to, consulting and being an expert witness of individuals with the following: • Orthopedic and Neurological Injury and Illness, • Traumatic Brain Injury, • Spinal Cord Injury, • Amputations, • Burns, • Catastrophic Injuries/Multiple Trauma, • Chronic Pain, • CRPS, • Traumatic and Anoxic Brain Injury, • Birth and Pediatric Injuries • and Cerebral Palsy. As a Nurse Life Care Planner, Cynthia Bourbeau has completed hundreds of Life Care Plans, Life Care P...

Alon Neidich, MD

Boston, Massachusetts
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Pressure injuries, nursing home, trauma, post-acute care, COVID-19, diabetic ulcers, burns, lymphedema, non-healing wounds, venous ulcer, decubitus ulcers
Dr. Neidich is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed three years of General Surgery residency as well. He works as an active clinician in diverse practice settings including acute hospital, long term acute care, skilled nursing, nursing home and emergency room. Expertise in pressure injuries / sores and wound care. He maintains an active wound care clinical practice. He is published in peer reviewed medical journals. Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has experience reviewing a wide range of cases including facility acquired pressure injuries, wound management and post-acute care infection and wound protocols and best practices.

Kirsten Durling, MA, CRC LCPMD

Linden, Michigan
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Vocational evaluation, loss of earning capacity, personal injury, employability, vocational testing, wage earning capacity, economic damages, job analysis, vocational expert, pediatric wage loss, amputation, traumatic brain injury, burns, catastrophic, non-catastrophic injury, vocational forensics
In her work with LCPMD, Ms. Durling serves as a vocational expert providing an array of vocational services to attorneys for litigation support, including loss of earnings assessments, vocational evaluations, and employability/placeability assessments. Ms. Durling graduated from Michigan State University’s rehabilitation counseling program that is ranked #1 among programs within the United States by the US News and World Report. She has extensive experience in both the public and private sector working with individuals on a wide spectrum in terms of disability and injury. She has also worked with some of the largest long-term disability carriers in the country to determine employability and earnings potential in relation to continued benefits. Ms. Durling is well-versed in vocational assessments including loss of earnings capacity, transferable skills analysis, labor market surveys, and employability opinions. LCPMD is sought by both plaintiff and defense attorneys for credibl...

Patricia A Penkoske, MD Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri
Critical Care Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery - pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric critical care, trauma, burns,sepsis, shock, peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, surgical infections, surgical complications,ecmo, ventricular assist devices, transplantation, surgical ethics, pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis
After completing Washington University School of Medicine, and training in general, cardiothoracic, and pediatric cardiac surgery, I embarked upon an academic career in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and critical care. I am the author of many peer reviewed journal articles and abstracts and have presented at national and international meetings. I have participated in teaching and research in the medical school environment. My expert witness experience has been in the fields of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, both adult and pediatric, and also in the area of critical care.

Orna Fisher, MD

Nevada
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Dog bite, dog bites, lacerations, cosmetic surgery, cosmetic medicine, medical spa, medspa, wound care, wound healing, wounds, breast reduction, breast revision surgery, breast surgery, dog bites, burn wounds, burn reconstruction, burns, soft tissue trauma, reconstructive surgery
I am Dr. Orna Fisher. I am a double board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. I am in private practice and licensed in both California and Nevada. I am a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS, PC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Wound Care, Emergency Medicine - Wound Care, Diabetic Ulcers, Arterial Ulcers, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Lymphedema, Burns, Calciphylaxis, Hyperbaric Medicine, Osteomyelitis, Radiation Tissue Injury, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health
I am an experienced medical expert, board certified in both Wound Care and Emergency Medicine. Since 2006, I have practice Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine exclusively in numerous clinical settings. I have been the medical director of an outpatient hospital wound center, and a long term acute care hospital. I have practiced in multiple skilled nursing facilities, and founded a private practice wound center in Redding, CA. I have experience in both plaintiff and defense representation.

Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S. Martin A. Morse, M.D., P.C.

Nevada
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burns, Cancer Reconstruction, Carpal Tunnel, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Trauma, Upper Extremity Surgery
(1) BLS/ACLS/ATLS trained (2) CAPTAIN, US Navy (Retired) 23 year career treating Wounded soldiers and sailors from Afghanistan & Iraq (3) Former NASA Flight Surgeon (4) (4) years experience as surgeon working in Pediatric Emergency Room, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (5) (4) years experience participating in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, (2) years at Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard) and (2) years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (U. of Cincinnati) (6) Laser surgery certified for 31 years (dating back to 1988) for General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery (7) Freemason, Scottish Rite member and Shriner member volunteering at Shriner's Burn Hospitals for Children

Stephen A Chidyllo, MD, DDS, FACS Stephen A. Chidyllo, MD,DDS, FACS

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Plastic Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Trauma, Facial Trauma, Scars, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Broken Facial Bones, Craniofacial Trauma, Broken Jaw, Broken Eye socket, Orbital Fracture, Dental Injuries, Dog Bites, Work Related Injuries, Sports Injuries, Domestic Accidents, Personal Injuries, Burns,
First Non-Recorded Telephone Review of any case is always Complimentary. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member surgeon of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as many other national and regional societies. Dr. Chidyllo is one of an elite group of plastic surgeons internationally who have completed full education, fellowship training and expertise, in the fields of Plastic Surgery, Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry. He has dedicated his whole career, over 30 years, caring for facial trauma patients, patients who have sustained injuries after, motor vehicle accidents, work related industrial trauma and sports related injuries. Dr. Chidyllo has reviewed medical records, represented and testified equally for both the plaintiff and the defendant over his career. He is the former Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at J...

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, hospital infection, pressure ulcer, bedsore, diabetic foot ulcer, leg ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, wound vac, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases and have over a decade of experience in both areas. I have worked in various practice settings and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease-related cases. I teach medical and nursing students and perform peer reviews for one of the leading national wound care journals, "Advances in Skin & Wound Care." Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In addition, I hold certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. In 2022, I received a national award for Outstanding Contributions to Wound Care. While being detail-oriented, I am able to see the big picture of a case. I am apt...

James Apesos, MD James Apesos MD, INC

Dayton, Ohio
Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Facelifts, Rhinoplasty, Liposuction, Burns, Abdominoplasty, Breast Implants, Breast Reduction, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Otoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, Calf Implants, Pectoral Implants, Coolsculpting, Neck Lift, Sclerotherapy, Labiaplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Gynecomastia
Highly experienced cosmetic surgeon in active clinical practice. Board-certified in plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery. Georgetown and UPenn educated/trained. Well published. Significant teaching and research experience. Experienced expert witness – has reviewed over thirty cases and testified several times at deposition and trial.

Seana Rutherford, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CWS, WCC Legal Wound Care Consulting

Brooklyn, Ohio
Wound Care, Nurse Practitioner - pressure injuries, vascular wounds, non-healing wounds, burns, atypical ulcer, nursing homes, arterial ulcers, biologics, osteomyelitis, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers, negative pressure wound therapy, wound infection, decubitus ulcers, lymphedema, surgical wounds, wound debridement
The founder of Legal Expert Wound Care Consultants, Seana has been a licensed nurse for the past 15 years, and a working Nurse Practitioner since 2015. Overseeing our team of clinicians, Seana is distinctively qualified as a Certified Wound Specialist under the American Board of Wound Management and is also Wound Care Certification under the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy, where she is a Clinical Preceptor. Her experience is extensive across the continuum of care with clinical experience in hospitals, home care, long-term care, and domiciliary care settings. As a Nurse Practitioner, Seana’s clinical practice continues to be based in wound care today. She functions as a Nurse Practitioner treating both acute and chronic wounds in patients across the lifespan, primarily focused in the long-term care setting. Her education, training, and experience have made her intently familiar with the standards of care applicable to cases involving patient wound care management — e...