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This page contains critical care medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on critical care medicine and related issues. Critical care medicine expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these critical care medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Sepsis, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Shock, Asthma, COPD, ARDS, Cardiac Arrest, Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, Lung Cancer, and Pneumonia.

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Alan C. Heffner, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus, Anoxic brain injury, Central line, Emergency
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine. He has a busy high-acuity clinical practice at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Professor and Co-Director of Adult Critical Care. Dr. Heffner serves as the healthcare system Specialty Director for Sepsis and Medical Director of ECMO Services. He is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and the leading emergency critical care medicine textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. His special interests include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrest, ECMO, anoxic brain injury, and emergency airway management and intubation.

Cidney Scott Hulett, MD, MPH

Little Rock, Arkansas
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Interventional Pulmonology

Nizar Suleman, MD

Hot Springs, Arkansas
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Respiratory failure, Shock, Sepsis, Critical Illness, Mechanical Ventilation, ARDS, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Mass, Lung Nodule, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pleural Effusion, Dyspnea, COPD, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension Sleep Disorders , sleep apnea, Narcolepsy
I have 15 years experience practicing in a busy pulmonary, critical care and sleep disorders medicine practice, both in the office and hospital. As an expert witness, I believing providing an unbiased opinion to support a fair review of the case. The practice of critical care medicine requires attention to detail as well as timely intervention to facilitate safe patient care. My approach to providing an expert opinion is paying attention to detail, developing a timeline, conducting a comprehensive literature review, and providing a comprehensive report focused on the opinions requested. I possess a calm demeanor with effective communication skills. I like to teach and explain issues, beginning with the basics. I believe in paying attention to detail, being thorough when taking care of patients, documentation and preparation of reports, as well as being able to evaluate cases critically.

Dale H. Bull, MD, PhD

Rancho Santa Fe, California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Expert Witness, Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, and hyperbilirubinemia.
Dr. Bull is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP in full time practice at a large federal Hospital and perinatal regional referral center. He teaches medical students and residents at bedside and in the classroom. Dr. Bull is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Bull provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.

James L Pearle, MD Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc.

Fullerton, California
Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - occupational lung disease, hospitalist medicine, sleep apnea, apnea, COPD, asthma, asbestosis, critical care medicine, lung cancer, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis,medical malpractice
Asbestosis and Occupational Lung Diseases with national expertise and publications. Medical Malpractice. Sleep Disorders, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hospitalist, Pulmonary , Critical care and Internal Medicine. Former Medical Director Kindred Hospital, Former Hospital Chief of Staff, Director of Hospital Respiratory Therapy, President Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc, President Southern California Hospitalist Network, Independent Medical Examiner, President and Principal Investigator California Research Medical Group, Inc. (over 125 trials as PI), over 100 depositions and trials. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, Former Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine. Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine Chairman, Physician Well-Being Committee, St. Jude Medical Center

Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD Colorado Pulmonary Associates

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Occupational lung disease, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, sepsis

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse expert, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, wrongful death, Fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery , post op care,
Forty (40) years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, and Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager,10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on 37 cases, both plaintiff and defense. Clinical Experience Clinical nurse and relief-charge nurse in an 18 bed ICU, level 3 trauma center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thoracic, GI, and general surger...

Larry S. Wasser, M.D. Associated Pulmonologists of Western CT

BROOKFIELD, Connecticut
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory failure, Lung Cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Asbestosis, Asbestos, Post-operative management, Covid-19, Occupational lung disease
I am board-certified by the ABIM, in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and am a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well a member of the American Thoracic Society. I am formerly an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I have 30 years of clinical experience specializing in Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Asbestosis, Occupational Lung Disease, Respiratory failure, Sepsis, mechanical ventilation, Critical Care, Postoperative management, COVID-related pulmonary disease and Sleep apnea. I have been "hands-on", providing direct pulmonary patient care since 1986 and have had the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural settings, allowing me to gain an expansive clinical expertise. I am currently licensed in CT, NY, FL, PA, IN, OH and GA. I attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and did all of my residency and fellowship training in...

Brian E Angsten, MD Angsten Center for Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders, PA

Sarasota, Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Francis Averill, MD St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute

Clearwater, Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Allergy & Immunology, Clinical Research, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Parasomnias, Pulmonary Disease, Narcolepsy, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis
Frank Averill, MD, is an award-winning, multi-boarded, Medical Director, Principal Clinical Investigator & Full-Time Founding Physician of St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute. With over 30 years of experience in medicine, he trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, as well as, the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He's multi-boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care, & sleep medicine, and completed his specialty fellowship in allergy & immunology. Dr. Averill is a nationally renowned speaker on healthcare issues and has been featured on TV and radio. His name appears on listed in “America’s Top Physicians”, “Best Physicians in the United States”, “Best Physicians in Florida”, and Best Physicians in Tampa Bay”. Additionally, his medical research and dozens of published articles have received commendation and acclaim. With a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University School of Law, and a member of the Florida Bar sin...

Roman Dudaryk, MD University of Miami/Ryder Trauma Center

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - difficult airway, resuscitation, equipment malfunction, aspiration, blood transfusion, medication errors, anticoagulation, blood thinners, central venous access complications, sedation, brain damage, hypotension, stroke
Dr. Roman Dudaryk has been a practicing anesthesiologist and intensivist for over 12 years. He is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Quality at the University of Miami in one of the largest anesthesiology departments in the country. His clinical practice is at Ryder Trauma Center, a leading trauma and acute care hospital where he specializes in resuscitation and care of the most severely injured and critically ill patients in the operating room and intensive care unit. Dr. Dudaryk holds board certifications in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. He has completed anesthesiology residency training at the University of Miami and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Duke University. He is an expert with national and international recognition in the areas of trauma anesthesiology, difficult airway, resuscitation, blood transfusion, coagulopathy, and alarm fatigue. He is an author of multiple peer-reviewed publicati...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Robert Raggi, MD Robert Raggi, MD, PC

Hillsboro Beach, Florida
Medical Management, Legal Medicine - Hospital Negligence, Neonatal & Prenatal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine Management, Dispute Resolution, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Risk Management, Fraud, Vascular Surgery
30 year leadership experience in Quality Management, Director, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer in broad scope of Health Care Facilities. These include University Centers, Community, Rural, Ambulatory Surgical Healthcare facilities and Hospitals. Experience in setting up new ambulatory centers, 24/7 Neonatal Service, 24/7 Intensivist Critical Care Service, 1st Community Hospital in Nation to achieve The Joint Commission Patient Blood Management Certification, Medical Legal consultant, physician mentor, University teaching, National Committee on Closed Claim Review and management of 550 medical staff.

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an acute care nurse practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 17 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both masters and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff/defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, products liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment and case analysis, research and qualify the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interview plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, analyze an...

Jeffrey C Wolkowicz, MD

Coral Springs , Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, COPD, Pneumonia, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, asbestosis, Occupational Lung disease, sleep apnea, sepsis, ARDS, Critical care
I provide support to Litigators, IME's, record reviews + expert testimony for over 10 yrs. Have served as expert witness including testimony at depositions + in court to both plaintiff + defendants , in the fields of, Pulmonary + Critical Care Medicine, Pneumonia, COPD, sleep apnea, ARDS, Reactive Airways Disease, sepsis, lung cancer, asbestos + Occupational Lung diseases

Kenyetta Christmas, RN,MSN,ACNP-BC,CLNC Hough Medical Consulting LLC

Douglasville , Georgia
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary, Critical Care, Nursing, medical-surgical, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Hospital Medicine, Standards of Care, Sepsis, nurse practitioner students, NP/PA leadership, nurse practitioner standards of care
I am a Registered Nurse for 18 years, with her last 13 years serving as a Nurse Practitioner in a large tertiary medical center. My nursing career began working alongside patients in trauma, cardiovascular, neurosurgical, and general medical-surgical ICU. After obtaining a master’s in nursing and board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, I have worked in various acute care settings such as trauma, hospital medicine, and various critical care units as a Nurse Practitioner. I currently serve as the Lead Nurse Practitioner of a team of NPs and PAs within my practice.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Thomas J. Esposito, MD, MPH OSF Healthcare

Brimfield, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, General Surgery, Public Health, Telemedicine, Wound Care

Glenda E Flemister, MD, FACP, FCCP Medical Health Solutions.us

Frankfort, Illinois
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Medical Management, Medical Utilization & Location of Care, Fraud & Abuse, Compliance, Medical Necessity, Medical Devices, Pharmacy Management, Genomics & Personalized Health, Insurance Reviews of Plan Benefits, Insurance Clinical Policy Reviews, Long Term Acute Care & Long Term Care,
Triple Board Certified physician executive/consultant, (Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine), with vast experience in medical necessity and utilization review. Over 12 years of experience in national insurance and payer companies. Has served as Medical Director for Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and interim CEO for Next Level Health Partners. Consultation services to companies and manufactures in various areas, (pharmacy, genomics, medical devices, medical management, utilization, etc.), regarding healthcare medical necessity, compliance and educational issues. Fraud and Abuse. Government plans: Medicare & Medicaid. Private insurers all plans: HMO, PPO, Specialty networks. Expert reviews and medical litigation support performed. Sub-specialty medical reviews in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Current license: Illinois; New Mexico; Oklahoma; Kentucky; New Mexico ...

Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM

Chicago, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse - tracheostomy specialist, critical care, respiratory nursing, adult nursing, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, nurse, acute care, medical malpractice, nursing standard of care, tracheostomy care, personal injury
Linda Morris is a certified clinical nurse specialist in critical care, who provides consultation and expert testimony in medical-legal cases. Over 20 years experience in health care, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. Advanced practice nurse for respiratory care and tracheostomy specialist. Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology with the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Tracheostomy specialist and co-editor / author of the new book, Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide (Morris & Afifi, 2010, NY: Springer). Speaker who has developed and presented hundreds of formal and informal programs to numerous professional, civic, and community groups. Clinical consulting for tracheostomy patients (improving care; developing policies, protocols, teaching, etc.)

Kurosh Takhtehchian, DO Midwest Anesthesia Partners

Glenview, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, critical care medicine, internal medicine, hospitalist (including electronic ICU care). I have daily duties of surgical and medical ICU care and neuro-interventional and cardiac surgery ICU care. Also am hospitalist, specializing in post surgical patents including spine surgery, neurosurgery, gynecologic, oncology, debilitating, orthopedics, colorectal surgery, plastics/reconstruction. Also am full time cardiac, high risk vascular, thoracic and neurosurgery anesthesiologist along with general cases. Triple Boarded in critical care, internal medicine and anesthesiology.

Ali Tabatabai, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - Shock, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Respiratory Failure, Trauma Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, Physician Education, Resident Education, Resident Supervision, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), COVID 19
I am certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, in Neurocritical Care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, and in Medical Critical Care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My training includes successful completion of a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, and a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. I am an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and the Director of Physician Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. I am Medical Director of the Lung Rescue Unit (ECMO ICU) and the Biocontainment Unit at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My current clinical practice focuses on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, and Trauma Critical Care. I also have taken care of general Medical and Surgical Critical Care patients at a variety of community ICU settings and tele-ICU settings.

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 21 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

William T McGee, MD, MHA University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Springfield, Massachusetts
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Patient Safety, Shock, Critical Care, Vascular access, Central venous catheterization, SEPSIS, Intensive Care, Respiratory Failure, Resuscitation, Infectious disease, Nosocomial Infection, Iatrogenic Complications, Post-operative infections, Pharmaceutical, device industry, complications and death.
William T. McGee is a professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology @ the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a specialist in critical care medicine with interests in hemodynamic physiology, trauma, brain injury, ARDS, vascular access (pulmonary artery catheterization), sepsis, and nosocomial pneumonia. Dr. McGee has published over 150 papers, chapters and abstracts and has been the principal investigator for clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of new treatments for severe sepsis, MRSA and pneumonia. Presently his primary focus is on functional hemodynamics, physiologic optimization and the safety of central venous access. Dr. McGee was the lead enroller and author on the paper that reported the outcome of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA pneumonia. Early in his career he was a finalist for the Cecil Lehman Mayer Research Award from the American College of Chest Physicians for his work examining the utility of pulmonary artery cat...

Shawn M. Stanghellini, RN, MSN, CCRN

Boston, Massachusetts
Nurse, Critical Care Medicine - Nursing negligence, nurse negligence, nursing standards of care, patient safety, patient falls, critical care nursing, medication administration.
Mr. Stanghellini has been a practicing bedside nurse since 1994 and had experiences in the role of charge nurse and nurse educator. Additionally, Mr. Stanghellini posses certification in caring for Acutely and Critically Ill (CCRN) patients.

Ryan W. Dailey, MD Dailey Medical Consulting, PLLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, ACLS, Ventilator Management, ARDS, Acute Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Arrest, Overdose, Toxic Ingestion, Coma, Brain Death, Volume Status, Cardiogenic Shock, Multiple Organ System Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, ICU Management
I am providing critical care medical expert witness and file review services with particular interest in sepsis management and resuscitation of critically ill or arresting patients. As a student I earned honors designation in multiple rotations and Alpha Omega Alpha designation. As a resident I was repeatedly identified by my peers as a top resident in teaching and clinical skill. I am Board Certified in both critical care medicine and internal medicine by the ABIM. I formerly worked as an intensivist for 9 years in a community hospital that is part of the largest hospital network in Minnesota, and currently work as a hospitalist for a medium sized community hospital. Further, I've led sepsis and resuscitation committees achieving award-winning patient outcome results within the state and nationally, both at my local hospital and within the larger network. Under my leadership as Medical Director, we implemented evidence-based best practices in multiple areas that led to system-best ...

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: Survey of case for merit, Medical chart review and analysis, Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination, Medical literature search, Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

Jessica Blum, NP

Cortlandt Manor, New York
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Heart transplant Coordinator, lung transplant, robotic surgery, TAVR, ECMO, LVADs, CABG , Valvular disease, endocarditis, dissections, discharge Nurse practitioner, thoracic nurse practitioner
I have been an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for 10 years, I received my Masters degree from New York University in 2008. I started my career in nursing in 2005, when I worked in a Trauma Level One emergency room in New York City. Since graduating with my masters I have predominantly worked as a Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse Practitioner. I have managed patients both in the hospital and outpatient setting, specifically as a Heart Transplant Coordinator. I am trained to manage patients throughout there hospital course, pre/post surgery and the vast complications that arise. Spending time in the intensive care unit, step-down unit, consult service and discharge planning. I am also trained in ECMO/mechanical support management and have my FCCS and ACLS certifications. I also am part time faculty at Pace University where I am developing there Acute Care NP program and adjunct clinical faculty at New York University.

Robert W. Irwin, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

Troy, New York
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Extensive general clinical pulmonary. respiratory therapy and critical care experience.
Over 60 testimonies trial and depo, all aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Bryan E Kurtz, MD Ellis Hospital - Emergency Med.

Saratoga Springs, New York
Emergency Medicine - Medical and Trauma Emergencies, EMTALA, Peer Review, Chest Pain, Airway Emergencies, Quality Assurance, Critical Care Medicine, Moderate Sedation, Child Abuse, Emergency Medicine Standards of Care, Patient Transfers
Bryan Kurtz MD is actively board certified in Emergency Medicine, having been so since 1998. He is as well residency trained in Internal Medicine. His current practice is entirely in the area of clinical Emergency Medicine at the present time. He as well practiced as a hospitalist 1998-2005. His administrative experience includes having served as the director for a nursing home facility as well as the interim director for a busy emergency department with a 27,000 annual volume. Dr. Kurtz as well has had extensive Quality Assurance and Peer Review experience having served on these hospital committees for over 10 years. He continues in an ongoing teaching capacity, instructing Family Practice residents clinically in the Emergency Department.

Alan C. Heffner, MD

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus, Anoxic brain injury, Central line, Emergency
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine. He has a busy high-acuity clinical practice at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Professor and Co-Director of Adult Critical Care. Dr. Heffner serves as the healthcare system Specialty Director for Sepsis and Medical Director of ECMO Services. He is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and the leading emergency critical care medicine textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. His special interests include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrest, ECMO, anoxic brain injury, and emergency airway management and intubation.

Alfred A. Pirro, MD

Hampstead, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine - ICU Management, Medication Errors, Sepsis, Resuscitation of Critically Ill Patients, Ventilator Management, Medical Chart Review and Analysis, Intubation and Extubation, Diagnostic Error Case Review, Hand-off Communication, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Hospital Protocol Development
Twenty-two years of experience providing diagnoses and treatment services in a wide variety of settings as a critical care and hospitalist physician with 15 years as a ICU director. I have written policy and procedure; served on numerous committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Patient Safety and Quality Oversight, Physician Advisor for Case Management, Code Blue/RRT, Clinical Advisory, and Morbidity and Mortality Review. My communication is clear, concise and understandable; teaching and explaining information on level with the audience. My assessments and opinions on medical malpractice and negligence cases are honest and unbiased.

Leslie Anne Juarbe Rivera, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - ICU, Intensive Care, Central line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Heart attack, stroke, appendicitis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, aneurysm, COVID-19, neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, blood transfusions, end of life matters
I am one of a few select physicians that are dual-board certified in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care as well as having obtained a Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology. I completed a top fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. My skill set go from the management of a tennis elbow in the ED to ECMO in the ICU with comfort with everything in between. In addition, I am a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. I am currently actively practicing and balancing my two specialties between the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.

Michael Griffith, RN BSN CCRN LNC

Salem, Oregon
Critical Care Medicine, Nurse - Intensive Care, Neurological Treatment, Trauma Treatment, Medical Surgical Treatment, Cardiovascular Treatment, Kidney Treatment, Medical Record Audits, Nursing Standard of Care, Fall Management/Prevention, Elopement Prevent, Skin Pressure Injury Prevent, Post Operative Care, Legal Nurse Consulting
Michael Griffith is a certified Critical Care Registered Nurse with the American Association of Critical-Care Nursing. He routinely performs root cause analyses and medical record audits on adverse events and violations of standard of care. He is an organizational sepsis coordinator, rapid response team member, code blue committee member, patient safety alert evaluator, and routinely reviews and updates hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care. His professional certifications are: Oregon Registered Nursing License, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Trauma Care After Resuscitation, NIH Stroke Scale, Intracranial Pressure Monitoring.

Ee Lin Wan, MD

Medford, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Infections, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Stroke, GI Bleed, Myocardial Infarction, Chest Pain, Diabetes, Covid, Internal Medicine, hospitalist, evidence based medicine, EBM, Hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community
Ee Lin Wan, MD is a hospitalist with more than 12 years of experience managing the medical care of inpatients over the age of 18. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She prides herself in high-quality expert witness consulting services and prompt turnaround time. She is highly reliable and has the ability to meet tight deadlines, if needed. With a special interest in providing quality care and practicing Evidence Based Medicine, Dr. Wan has coordinated the quarterly Case Discussions on Mortality and Morbidity for the past 5 years at her hospital. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Wan worked as a journalist for various magazines and newspapers. She has the unique ability to explain complex medical jargons and procedures in a manner that a lay person could understand. She has served as a preceptor for medical and nursing students. Dr. Wan has also built several websites including the website for her hospitalist group. In addition to her clinical practice, she serves as th...

Jesse Raiten, MD, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care Anesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Airway and Dental Injury, Intubation, Thoracic Anesthesia, Respiratory Failure, Extubation, Medication Errors, Cardiac Arrest, Shock, Heart failure, Delirium, Sedation, ECMO, Sepsis, DVT, TAVR, Balloon Pump
- Associate Professor with active practice at Ivy League Hospital (U.Penn) - Ivy League residency and fellowship trained (Columbia University) - Triple board certified (Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography) - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Officer for Anesthesiology and Critical Care at large teaching hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Extensive experience managing high acuity patients in the operating room and ICU - Extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and management of patient complications in anesthesiology and critical care settings - Extensive experience with resident physician and CRNA supervision, as well as directly providing anesthesia - Member of Patient Safety Committees, Mortality Review Committee, Clinical Effectiveness Team, Pharmacy Committee - More than 40 publications in top caliber journals, numerous book chapters - Internationally recognized speaker in critical ...

Gerardo P Carino, MD PhD Brown University School of Medicine/Miriam Hospital

Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Critical Care Medicine - Respiratory failure, Shock, Sepsis, Critical Illness, Mechanical Ventilation, ARDS, Pulmonary Embolism, Medical Education
I have 16 years experience practicing in a combined medical, surgical and cardiac ICU and have served as the medical director for the last 12 years. I am closely involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in critical care medicine and am closely engaged and aware in the current standards of care. As part of my teaching and clinical care I emphasize attention to detail and appropriate evaluation of the available information. I apply these skills in my role as an expert witness and will provide unbiased opinions. I am very organized, complete my work on time and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Chandar R. Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD LLC

Greer, South Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Septic Shock, ICU care, Mechanical Ventilation, Lung masses and nodules, ARDS, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Life Support, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer
Quadruple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. Undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. Medical Education at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. I have been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing both inpatient and outpatients. I have also been teaching medical students and residents. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina and Georgia. Currently residing in Greer, South Carolina.

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Cidney Scott Hulett, MD, MPH

Tennessee
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Interventional Pulmonology

Med Counsels

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology, Neurocritical Care Medicine
The MedCounsels team provides plaintiff and defense lawyers with vital medical expert witness services that cover a broad range of medical fields, including Orthopedics, Anesthesiology including Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, and Neurology including Neurocritical Care. Our team of board certified experts has a vision to maintain high standards of medical care by ensuring the quality of specialist testimony. We are one of the leading providers of medical and nursing expert witness services in the country and provide expert reviews, depositions, and trial testimony to law firms nationwide.

Gregory M Weiss, MD Veritas Consulting and Management LLC

Yorktown, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Cardiothoracic, Cardiac Anesthesia, general anesthesiology, ICU, Intensive Care, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, TEE, echocardiography, trauma, airway, ECMO, ECLS.
Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Subspecialty fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of cardiovascular anesthesiology and critical care. Former Faculty at the University of Colorado and Medical Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation program.
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