Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness Listings

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Jennifer L. Cook, MD University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardititis, Sudden Cardiac Death, Pulmonary Edema, Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
My expertise includes the evidence based diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions. As other cardiologists, I see cardiac patients with a variety of heart conditions. The majority of my practice includes patients suffering from heart failure, representing the sickest of cardiac patients. These patients with abnormal heart function face limitations in their quality of life, exercise capability and life expectancy. Few patients in my practice get heart transplants or mechanical circulatory assist devices. What is useful about a specialist in heart failure? If the scenario that you are faced includes a patient with abnormal heart function leading to limitations in physical activity you want expert attention regarding: • Determination of evidence based care (ref1) • Accurate assessment of patient functional status • Expert prediction of mortality risk (ref 2) When working with me you can expect prompt response, articulate written opinions and concise oral testimony. Over 20 y...

Mark J Seifert, MD, FACC, FHRS ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY DIRECTOR, JOHN C. LINCOLN HOSPITALS, PHOENIX, AZ

Phoenix, Arizona
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Electrophysiology Expert Witness - Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker; Sudden Death; Cardiac rest; Defibrillators; Syncope; Ablation; Lead Extraction; Electrophysiology; Tachycardia; Flutter
Harvard and Johns Hopkins trained Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist with 16 years experience performing all aspects of arrhythmia care including Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) ablation, Pacemaker and Defibrillator implantation and management, Lead Extraction (Laser and Mechanical), Electrophysiology Study, SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia) Ablation, Atrial Flutter Ablation, Electroanatomical Mapping, Intracardiac Echo Imaging. Formerly held clinical faculty appointment at UCLA Medical School. Published. Experienced in testifying with a work history including both defense and plaintiff work. Free initial consultation and references upon request.

Harvey L. Alpern, MD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Disability Evaluations, Malpractice, Heart Disease, Myocardial Infraction, Cardial Stress, Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker, Obesity, Cardiac Stress Testing, Angioplasty, Diabetes, Stroke
Dr. Alpern earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California in 1964 and served two residencies, in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then earned a Fellowship in Cardiology at St. George’s Hospital in London, England. Dr. Alpern has had a private practice in Cardiology since 1969. Dr. Alpern was an Assistant Clinical Professor of medicine at ULCA and was Attending Staff since 1970 and Clinical Chief of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alpern also served as Director of the Critical Care Unit and Chief of Staff at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Alpern is a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California and a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration. He has participated in several medical research programs at the USC School of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai and St. George Hospitals. Dr. Alpern has presented and published thirty-eight...

John D. Baker, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Irvine, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Malpractice, Coronary, Stent, Cardiology, PTCA, Pacemaker, Angioplasty, Infarction, Radiation Safety, Radiation Injury Heart Attack, Congestive Heart Failure, Fluoroscopy, Medical Record Review Expert, Interventional Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, Rotablator, Laser
Specializes in Advanced Interventional Cardiology. Actively practicing, Interventional Cardiologist with 20 years of experience in Cardiology, Invasive/Interventional Cardiology and Surgery. Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Invasive/Interventional Cardiology for Anaheim Regional Medical Center. Performs guideline and evidence-based reviews and depositions in all areas of Cardiology Nationwide. Accepts both defense and plaintiff cases as opinions address the medical facts of the case which are not dependent upon the side of retaining counsel.

Neil Doherty, MD Citrus Valley Cardiology

Glendora, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - nuclear cardiology, pacemakers & defibrillators, cardiac catheterization, stents, endocarditis, stroke, chest pain, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolus, aortic dissection, atrial fibrillation, anti-coagulation, platelet inhibitors, lipids, cholesterol, hypertension, ICDs, morbidity & mortality.

J. Gary Grant, MD Internal Medicine

Pacific Grove, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - heart attack, prevention, stroke, atrial fibrillation, Coumadin, warfarin, anticoagulation, cancer screening, cancer diagnosis, stress, Eliquis, apixaban, Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Pradaxa, dabigatran, hemorrhage, sudden death, syncope, pulmonary embolus, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, aneurysm
Dr. Grant is a well respected internist with a special interest in cardiovascular preventive medicine. He has received many honors and has held many positions of leadership, e.g., Chair of Internal Medicine Department and Bioethics Committee, Physician of the Year, and has been listed in "Best Doctors." He is easy to work with and presents well.

Joseph L. Klapper, MD

Hollister, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Cardiology, Shortness of Breath, High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Cholesterol, Myocardial Infarctions, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Obesity, Angina, Echocardiography, cardiac disorders with obesity, cardiac emergencies, cardiac intensive care
Dr. Klapper is board certified and re-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Diseases (1998 and 2008). Dr. Klapper has also earned certifications for coronary CT angiography. Dr. Klapper has held hospital privileges and medical staff appointments at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as well as several Los Angeles area hospitals. In addition, he has held hospital privileges at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Klapper is in active cardiology practice in Northern California. Dr. Klapper has been providing opinions as a medical expert since 2003. Dr. Klapper has written two books for the public and serves in leadership roles as the Chief of Medicine at the hospital where he currently sees patients.

Sendhil Krishnan, MD, FACC, FSCAI

TUSTIN, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Medical Legal Evaluations Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker; Sudden Death; Cardiac arrest; Defibrillators; Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial infarction, PTCA, Angioplasty, Stent, Malpractice, aortic, mitral valve.
Dr. Sendhil Krishnan has provided expert witness and IME services for over 10 years and is experienced in everything from case review to court testimony in over a dozen cases. He is a well-regarded interventional and general cardiologist with over 15 years of clinical practice and has held numerous leadership positions, speaking arrangements, and publications in the field of cardiovascular diseases. His expertise extends from interventional cases (catherization, angioplasty, stents...etc) to peripheral endovascular interventions) and all aspects of the latest pacemaker and minimally invasive surgical technologies. Dr. Krishnan is committed to delivering unbiased, timely reports based on evidence based medicine and integrity. His preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and anticipation of opposing counsel's arguments allows him to be well prepared and composed during depositions or trial.

Meldon Levy, MD, FACC

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Cardiology, Ischemic Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Angina, Heart Failure, Stroke Prevention, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Transthoracic Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Alexander R Marmureanu, MD UCLA

Hollywood, California
Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Witness, Vascular Surgery Expert Witness - Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care, VATS, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Dr. Alexander Marmureanu is a prominent thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, with special expertise in the field of minimally invasive surgery where he developed and pioneered several techniques and procedures. In his 30 years of practice, he was able to efficiently treat some of the most complex challenging heart and lung conditions with high rates of success and reduce complications. Dr. Marmureanu completed his General Surgery Residency and a Research Fellowship at New York University Medical Center in New York City. He then continued his surgical training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, also in New York City, where he was actively involved in the field of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery research. His Thoracic Surgery Fellowship was completed at UCLA, where he continued to practice as UCLA faculty/Clinical Instructor, and then joined Cedars Sinai Medical staff. Dr. Marmureanu is nationally and internationally recognized in the field of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery...

Philip E. Newman, MD

Newport Beach, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - cardiology, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, hypertension, shock, stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, pre-op cardiac eval.
I'm a board certified cardiologist with 32 years of practise experience involving non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. My initial position was as an academic cardiologist at a medical school, as Director of the cath lab and Acting Chief of Cardiology at a teaching hospital, with patient care, teaching and publishing responsibilities. Following 3 years in that position I was in fee-for- service practise for 7 years, then in practise combining fee for service and managed care patients for the past 22 years. Following Medical Residency, I served as a physician in the US Army Medical Corps as a Major in Vietnam from August '71-August '72, where I was awarded the Bronze Star, and at Fort MacArthur, Ca, from August '72-July '73. Over the last 30-35 years I have served as an expert witness in 75-80 malpractise cases, working with both plaintiff and defense sides, and I have received uniformly excellent feedback from all of the attorneys with whom I've work...

Mayer Rashtian, MD,FACC,FHRS Huntington Memorial Hospital

Pasadena, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Electrophysiology Expert Witness - Arrhythmia, cardiac electrophysiology, pacemakers, cardiology, defibrillators, ICD, atrial fibrillation, flutte, ventricular tachycardia, cardiac ablations, device and leads complications and recall, life expectancy, congestive heart of failure, causation, syncope, ECG, valvular heart disease, endocarditis, LongQT
I am currently the medical director of cardiac electrophysiology (EP) department at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena,California.I have a very busy active practice and provide all type of arrhythmia services, including complex ablations, pacemakers,and defibrillators including biventricular devices.I am extremely active in cardiac arrhythmia research activities, and have participated in many cardiac devices and sudden cardiac death trials;have an extensive CV. I have experience with recalls, defective leads, pacemakers,and implantable defibrillators. I am assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, USC, and assistant clinical Professor of Nursing at UCLA. I accept both defense and plaintiff cases as my opinion address the medical facts of the case which are not dependent upon the side of retaining counsel. I have served as an expert witness for more than eighteen cases over the past 6 years, and have served as an expert in both medical malpractice cases ...

Richard D Spellberg, MD

Rolling Hills, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Pacemaker, Clinical Electrophysiology
Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UCLA Highly Experienced, Published Clinical, Invasive & Interventional Cardiologist. Available for Record Review and Expert Testimony re: Cardiovascular Disease. Consultant to Los Angeles County Pension Board. Expert Reviewer, Medical Board of California. Published Clinical, Invasive and Noninvasive Cardiologist.

Charles L. Witherell, RN, MSN

San Francisco, California
Nurse Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Implanted Cardiac Rhythm Control Devices, Permanent Pacemakers, Implanted Defibrillators, Implanted Loop Recorders, Remote Cardiac Rhythm Device Remote Follow-up, MRI in Patients with Implanted Cardiac Rhythm Devices
Thirty-four years' service as the primary Clinical Nurse Specialist for the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center's Cardiac Electrophysiology Service. Direct patient contact and daily in-the-trenches programming, evaluation, and troubleshooting of all implantable cardiac rhythm control devices implanted at the University, including Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Biotronik, and St. Jude Medical in this extremely busy clinic. High proportion of patients with special needs for advanced programming of their devices. I am expert in examination and analysis of records related to such cardiac rhythm control devices as pacemakers, implanted defibrillators, and implanted loop recorders and use of the data to make preliminary determinations of degree of device involvement in patient outcomes. Skilled in translation of technical findings into common English concepts for attorneys and others.

C Michael Wright, MD Scripps Health, UCSD Medical

Del Mar, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Clinical lipidology, Cardiovascular imaging, preventive medicine, cardiometabolic disease
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Lipidology. Over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Practicing cardiologist at Scripps Healthcare in San Diego Voluntary Professor at UCSD School of Medicine

Robert G Schneider, MD JD

Westport, Connecticut
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Heart Attack, Emergency Room, Stroke, Chest Pain, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Lung Disease, Taser, Nursing Homes, Expert Witness Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Opioids
Consultant CT Dept of Public Health. Chief of Medicine USAF Strategic Air Command Hospital. Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases; for Defendant: how to find the flaw in Plaintiff's case. Medical expert witness decades, over 300 cases reviewed, deposed 35-40 times, trial testimony 15-20 times. Comfortable in hospital and court room. Medical Malpractice. Personal Injury, Taser injury/death. Geriatrics, Nursing Homes, Underserved Populations. Cited by CT Supreme Court as "a credible witness" in case of Blanchette v. Barrett 229 Conn. 256 (1994) Decades of practice of Internal Medicine, subspecialty CardioVascular Disease. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Teaching experience: Speaker at annual hospital house staff seminar on medical malpractice. Moderator at 2 day CT Bar Association seminar Medicine for Lawyers. Clinical teaching house staff r...

Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Stress Test, Echocardiagram, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Arrhythmia, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Coumadin, Anticoagulation
Dr. Robert Stark is an honors graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed internal medicine residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He subsequently carried out cardiology research and fellowship training at the N.I.H. (National Institutes of Health). Dr. Stark is board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiology. Dr. Stark has served on the teaching faculties of Georgetown Medical School and Yale School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. He currently teaches at New York Medical College as Adjunct Professor of Medicine. Dr. Stark performs review and analysis of both plaintiffs’ and defense cases. Focusing on cardiology and critical care issues, he has had over 25 years experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has previously served on the state medical malpractice review panels for CNA Insurance and Aetna Life & Casualty. “In law, as in medicine, an abili...

Rishi G Anand, MD

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Electrophysiology Expert Witness - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Sudden Cardiac Death, Arrhythmia, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Ablation, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Medicare/DOJ Investigation, Tachycardia, Anticoagulation, Pre-op, Heart Attack, Whistleblower, Qui tam
Dr. Anand is board certified, and well published cardiovascular disease specialist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He serves as the Director of an Electrophysiology laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also serves as an author and Editorial board member for EP Lab Digest which is a nationwide publication. He serves an advisor to Medicare at the state level on health coverage policy matters. He has been nominated to serve as an expert advisor to the center for Medicare/Medicaid services (CMMS) Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC). MEDCAC is utilized by CMMS to supplement its own research and allow for additional expert and public input on coverage topics, including those that are highly complex or have a major potential impact on the health of beneficiaries and/or the Medicare program itself. He is a recognized expert and polished speaker sought after for both professional and lay audience presentations as well as media appearances. Dr. ...

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Newberry, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Arthur H. Herold, MD University of South Florida College of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine

Tampa, Florida
Family Medicine Expert Witness, General Practice Expert Witness - Cancer Prevention Screening Detection and Treatment, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Adult Medicine, Geriatrics, Office Gynecology, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Medication Overdoses. Active Hospital Privileges. Outpatient/Inpatient Care
Thirty years experience as an expert witness, in Family Medicine , General Practice, General Internal Medicine. Defense 55% Plaintiff 45%. References upon request. Reasonable fee schedule. Academic and community practice experience. Served as Chief/Vice Chief of The Department of Family Medicine,and member of the Executive Committee Tampa General Hospital for 19 years. Ample experience supervising physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Have reviewed Federal and State Board of Medicine Cases. Active Hospital Privileges. Outpatient/Inpatient Care

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine, echocardiography, acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death, chest pain, congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, arrhythmia, hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

John F Norris, M.D. Cardiac Rhythm Expert Consulting

Clearwater, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Electrophysiology Expert Witness - Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Sudden Death, Coumadin, Eliquis, Pradaxa, Warfarin, Xarelto, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Norris is a multiply board certified cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist who trained under Douglas P. Zipes, MD, at Indiana University School of Medicine. He has practiced cardiac electrophysiology for more than 20 years in Clearwater, FL and has specialized in the treatment of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention. Dr. Norris has lectured extensively in Florida and as far away as Macedonia on the utilization of catheter ablation, device therapy and newer medications for the management of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Norris is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society and spends most of his time in clinical practice as the head of Pinellas Arrhythmia Associates, PA. He has been extensively involved in the American Heart Association “Get With the Guidelines-Atrial Fibrillation” initiative and offers complete medical-legal consulting services including comprehensive medical summary reporting, standard of care reporting and expert witness...

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine, Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

SOTIRIS STAMOU, MD, PHD

Wellington, Florida
Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Aortic dissection, ECMO, mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist device, TAVR (traanscatheter aortic valve replacement), CABG, surgery, shock, heart failure, aortic, mitral, tricuspid, aneurysm, cardiac, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, heart.
I am a very experienced, well published, well-versed cardiac surgeon who performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgery. My results are excellent. I have held many academic positions. I am well published in cardiac surgery, with over 80 national and international publications in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. I serve at the editorial board of the AOrta journal and I am reviewer of many prestigious cardiothoracic surgery journals. I frequently present at National and International meetings and I am asked to provide expert opinion in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

RIPPLE R. DOSHI, MD, FACC, FSCAI MD CONSULTANTS, LLC

Wheaton, Illinois
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Stents, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Angioplasty, Echocardiogram, Myocardial Infarction, Board Certified, Nuclear Cardiology, Chest Pain
I am a quadrupled board certified physician in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. I am skilled in coronary and peripheral interventions. I have experience in academic and community practice medicine. I have over 5 years experience reviewing records and have also been trained in providing expert testimony. I am always available to discuss a case at your convenience and can provide a narrative report, if requested.

Sarah J. Kidder-Nguyen, DO, JD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Family Medicine Expert Witness, General Practice Expert Witness - Preventive Medicine, Cancer Screening, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Asthma, Concussion, Failure to Diagnose, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Acute Illness, Lipids
Board Certified Family Physician in full time clinical practice with special interest in the crossroads between healthcare and law. Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School with Bar Admissions in Illinois and the District of Columbia. 5+ years of experience in providing acute and preventive care to high risk underserved adult and pediatric patient populations. Experienced across a wide range of conditions and presentations including hypertension, diabetes, lipid disorders, obesity, asthma, cardiovascular disease, depression, anxiety, infections, headaches, gynecology, minor trauma, concussions, skin rashes, and tobacco use.

David I Koenigsberg, MD

Lincolnwood, Illinois
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Coronary Stent Placement, Emergency Angiography, Intraaortic Balloon Pumps, MI, Balloon Angioplasty, Clinical Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization, Echocardiography, Cardiac Emergencies
Interventional Cardiologist on university hospital staff, on interventional call for acute myocardial infarctions (heart attacks), with experience performing coronary artery stenting in an emergency setting, as well as emergency angiography and balloon angioplasty. Private clinical practice in General Cardiology, diagnosing and treating heart disease, including echocardiography. Board Certified Internal Medicine, and in subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease and in subspecialty Interventional Cardiology.

Richard A Hahn, MD, FACC FACP FCCP

Indianapolis, Indiana
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Medical Legal Evaluations Expert Witness - coronary artery disease, heart attack/ MI, rhythm disturbances/ arrhythmias, blood clots/ DVT/ PE, anticoagulation, high blood pressure/ hypertension, high blood cholesterol/ hyperlipidemia, EKG/ ECG/ electrocardiogram, stents/ PCI/ angioplasty, coronary artery bypass surgery/ CABG, heart disease
I enjoy performing detailed work, especially reviewing patient charts for medicolegal consultations. I have worked with both defense and plaintiff law firms, and have usually been successful in helping cases be settled rather than go to court. My clinical responsibilities included complex inpatient and outpatient care; daily CCU, ICU, and ER interactions; medical director oversight of the cardiac rehabilitation program (and formerly of the Congestive Heart Failure/ Healthy Hearts Clinic); and invasive procedures in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Anand Dash, MD, MBA

Louisville, Kentucky
Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Cardiac anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, regional anesthesia, difficult airway, aspiration, hypoxia, nerve block, thoracic anesthesia, vascular anesthesia, endoscopy, PACU, nerve injury

Dipin Gupta, MD, MBA

Clarksville, Maryland
Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, cardiology, cardiovascular disease, heart attack, heart disease, aortic, mitral, CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting, vascular surgery, endovascular surgery
Board-certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery Experienced in case review and assessment of malpractice risk. Average turn-around time 3-4 days.

Athol W. Morgan, MD, MHS One Heart, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Toxicology Expert Witness - Firefighters, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Fitness for Duty, Disability, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School & Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance and Director of the Occup. Medicine Core at HSPH, where he directs the OM residency training program. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs and chart reviews for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition testimony.

Wolfgang Steudel, MD

Newton, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - 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
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 is 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, Montana and New York. He is member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Vikas Aggarwal, MD, MPH University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Coronary, Stent, Vascular Medicine, Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Cardiac Catheterization, Bleeding, Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Circulation, Artery, Shock
Fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist in active practice. Board certified in cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine, endovascular intervention, echocardiography, interventional cardiology, and internal medicine. Vast tertiary care experience in coronary, vascular and pulmonary interventions, mechanical circulatory support, and structural heart interventions. Holds certifications in Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation (ARDMS) and Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography. Extensive academic and teaching experience in the areas of cardiology and vascular disease. Frequent invited lecturer and presenter. Performs medical reviews in cardiology and vascular disease for both plaintiff and defense.

Steven R. Bergmann, MD, PhD Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Plainsboro, New Jersey
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Nuclear Medicine Expert Witness - Stress Testing, Nuclear Cardiology, Diagnosis of Chest Pain, Cardiology

Ayman E. Farid, MD Ayman E. Farid, MD, LLC

Staten Island, New York
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Attack, Catheterization, Coronary Intervention, Angioplasty, Stents, Rotational Ablation, CHF, PCI, Sudden Cardiac Death, Angina. Specializing in through the wrist cardiac catheterizations and intervention. Also specialized in Varicose Veins/ Lasers
I have been involved in the medical care of the patients of the Tristate area for the past 20+ years. Attention to detail and total commitment, have been the hallmark my attitude. With an active practice of more than 20,000 patients, I see and care for a variety of patient conditions and am seasoned in the legal aspects of the field of cardiology.

Wilmore B. Finerman, MD, FACC, FACP

White Plains, New York
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Expert witness and case evaluation for all aspects of cardiology and internal medicine. Board certified. Topics include heart attack, arrhythmia, stress testing, ECG interpretation, heart failure, atherosclerotic disease, and other aspects of heart diseases.
Fellow, American College of Physicians; Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians; Fellow, American Heart Association Council of Clinical Cardiology

David A. Friedman, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNC, FACP Northwell Health

Valley Stream , New York
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Heart failure, general cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear & exercise stress testing, and sports cardiology.

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Highlands, North Carolina
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Preventive Medicine Expert Witness - Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Allergy and Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Preoperative Medical Evaluation, Preventive Medicine.
Diplomate ABIM since 1985, with Maintenance of Certification current. In my 30+ years of full time clinical practice, I have treated thousands of patients presenting with the full breadth of primary care issues, including acute and chronic illness, preventive medicine and geriatric medicine. I also have extensive leadership experience, having served in numerous leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. I was Chief of Medicine for 4 years and Lead Physician at 2 different medical offices for over 10 years. I was on the Board of Directors of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group for 28 years, and served as Chair for 15 months. Since 2010 I have served as the Assistant to the Medical Director for Primary Care Recruitment, and as such I have interviewed and hired hundreds of primary care physicians.

Carol A. Rupe, MD Mountain View Medical Services

Littleton, North Carolina
Family Medicine Expert Witness, Long Term Care Expert Witness - Women's' Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Depression, Dementia, Hospital Inpatient, Nursing Home, Geriatrics, Migraine, PA and NP Supervision
Family Physician (25 years), Assistant Clinical Professor, National Speaker, Family Clinical Medicine, In-patient Medicine, Long-term Care

BEVERLY J YAMOUR, MD, FACC BEVERLY YAMOUR MD FACC

WASHINGTON CH, Ohio
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness

John R Filip, MD Barton Associates

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Workers' Compensation Cases, Small Vessels Dis., Coronary Artery Dis., Spinal Injuries, Whiplash Injuries, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Car Accident, Overuse Syndromes, Personal Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries

François Sestier, MD, PhD, FRCPc, FACC, CIME University of Montreal

Montreal, Quebec
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Disability Evaluation Expert Witness - Disabily assessment in cardiology; Work-related cardiac events; Sudden death; Medical liability in Adult Cardiology, Insurance Medicine, Life Insurance, Life/Health Insurance, Travel Insurance, Critical illness insurance, Life expectancy, Life expectancy calculation, Life span, Work Life expectancy
Dr. François SESTIER graduated from medical school in Nancy, France, 1967, where he obtained certification in cardiology, pneumology, occupational medicine and aeronautical medicine. In Canada, since 1973, he obtained a Quebec certification in cardiology (CSPQ), and a fellowship in cardiology of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPc); he also obtained a PhD in Experimental Medicine (McGill, 1977). He is staff cardiologist at CHUM, Hôtel-Dieu, Montreal, medical director of Quebec Blue Cross since 1985 and medical director and vice-president of OptimumRe since 2002. He obtained his American Board of Insurance Medicine (1995), and his American Board of Independent Medical Examiner (2011). Dr. Sestier is a past president of CLIMOA (1996-1997), the Canadian LIfe and health Medical Officer Association, past-president of CSME (2011-2013), the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, past president (2010-2012) of AIDC, the world association of medical experts; he is Professor o...

Edward C. Keating, MD, LLC

N. Kingstown, Rhode Island
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness

Arvindh N. Kanagasundram, MD, FHRS Kfive Consulting

Brentwood, Tennessee
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Electrophysiology Expert Witness - Arrhythmia, Pacemaker Implantation, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Defibrillation, Catheter Ablation, Atrial fibrillation , Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Supra-ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Epicardial Access, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Wolff- Parkinson-White
Award Winning, Actively Practicing Electrophysiologist (which involves the diagnosis and treatment of electrical abnormalities (arrhythmias) of the heart). Dartmouth Educated. Cornell and Stanford Trained. Triple Board Certified (Electrophysiology, Cardiology, and Internal Medicine). Vanderbilt Faculty.

Dipan J. Shah, MD, FACC Houston Methodist Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical College

Bellaire (Houston), Texas
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Diagnostic Radiology Expert Witness - Cardiac imaging, peripheral vascular disease, aortic disease, cardiac MRI, valvular heart disease, chest pain, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiomyopathy
Dr. Dipan J. Shah is the founder and medical director of the cardiovascular MRI (CMR) Laboratory at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center in Houston, Texas. Since its inception in 2008, the laboratory has grown to become one of the largest CMR laboratories in the United States. Dr. Shah also holds an academic appointment as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical interests are in advanced cardiac and vascular imaging. His research interests focus on establishing the role of cardiovascular MRI in the evaluation and management of heart failure/cardiomyopathies, valvular heart disease, and peripheral vascular diseases. Dr. Shah received his medical degree and completed his internal medicine residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing a general cardiology fellowship at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, he pursued additional specialty training in cardiac imaging through an advanced fellowship in ...

Jasdeep Dalawari, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Midlothian, Virginia
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Systems, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Specialist, Peer Review, Clinical Cardiology, Health Policy, Health Finance, Endovascular Venous Ablation
Well versed in all aspects of clinical cardiology; interventional cardiology including devices such as rotational atherectomy, rheolytic atherectomy, laser atherectomy; procedures such as carotid stenting, coronary stenting, peripheral vascular (including renals, lower extremity) stenting; care of the acute myocardial infarction care, peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischemia, and venous thromboembolic disease. Also, has experience and education in Health Administration including topics such as Health Policy, Health Finance, and Hospital Systems. Licensed in VA, OK, AZ, IL, KY, NE, ND, IO, FL
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