Emergency Medical Services Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of emergency medical services expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on emergency medical services and related issues. Emergency medical services 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 emergency medical services expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Emergency Medical Services, Ems, Ambulance, Trauma, Sepsis, Paramedic, Emt, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Airway Management, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Emergency Medicine, Excited Delirium, and Prehospital Care.

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Kevin R. Brown, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM Brown Consulting

Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician and Director. Twelve years of paramedic field experience: EMS QA, prehospital care, protocol development, & telemetry experience. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty Assitant medical director of paramedic Education Co-authored three electrocardiogram texts, interests: MI care, resuscitation, airway management and wound care, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care.

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Bill McDonald, Ph.D., SME, NR-Paramedic, FACPE, FAcEM, NCEE, RF, CIC, CEM McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC

Emergency Medical Services, Security - Ambulance, Paramedic EMT, Advanced Airway Management (Intubation), stretcher falls, American Heart Association, EMS Emergency Communications and System Design, Emergency Management, Positional Asphyxia, Death in custody,Standard of Care, Police, Police administration
McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC., provides expert witness consulting related to Emergency Medical Services & other areas of public safety such as law enforcement, security, fire protection, emergency management & safety. Dr. McDonald, the Executive Director & Principal Consultant, is a paramedic certified by the National Registry of EMTs, along with the States of New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania. Dr. McDonald is also a trained armed executive protection specialist & has consultants who are retired "Brass" from the NYPD and FDNY. Dr. McDonald has been in public safety for over 25 years & has held positions in various EMS agencies including private, municipal, & not for profit organizations. Dr. McDonald has held positions in all areas of EMS including operations, management, education, QA/QI, & performance improvement. Dr. McDonald has held leadership roles for a large hospital system in New York City where he had responsibilities in the EMS, Public Safety, & Emergency...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Anchorage, Alaska
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Paul M. McHale, M.D. Integrity Medical Expert Witness Services

Tempe, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Airway management, cardiac arrest, arrhythmias, trauma care, stroke care, hyperbaric medicine, psychiatric emergencies, Emergency Medical Services, Air Medical, ED management, MD & APP Education, EMTALA, Detox, Emergency department logistics, telehealth, triage, sepsis
I am a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, with over 20 years of experience. After attending University of Minnesota, he completed residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. To this day, he continues to actively care for patients across a broad spectrum of ED’s, from a Level 1 Trauma Center with comprehensive Stroke & Cardiac care, to stand alone Emergency Departments & smaller hospitals that have far fewer available resources. Prior experience in case reviews and depositions, including both plaintiff & defense. Attended SEAK’s How to Start, Build & Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice & SEAK’s How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases. My initial interest in this career came after my own personal deposition, in which my lawyer remarked "you should look into being an expert witness". Expert Medical Witness work is an important part of my career, and one I expect to continue to grow. However, I am still an active physician and plan to ...

Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP Gary W Tamkin MD Inc

Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 30 years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine o Current VP of company that staffs 500 emergency departments, helping to oversee more than 5000 providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in the area of emergency medicine o Experienced expert witness I pride myself in timely a...

Peter C Benson, MD

Walnut Creek, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Room, Emergency Department, ER, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, ambulance, fire department, Hyperbaric Medicine, HBO, Diving Medicine, emergency intubation, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, torsion, encephalitis, meningitis, foreign body, trauma, overdose, hemorrhage
I am currently working as a board certified, residency trained, Emergency Physician in a metropolitan trauma center in Northern California. My 15+ years of Emergency Medicine experience also includes several years of working in smaller, rural Emergency Departments. In addition, I also serve as the EMS medical director of a large fire department and provide medical oversight and quality control of over 300 paramedics and EMTs, including a busy helicopter EMS program. Over the last 8+ years I have been asked to provide expert opinions with regard to the standard of care in Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and Prehospital (EMS) settings.

Stephen D Chin, MD, FAAEM

Burlingame, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Documentation Analysis, Quality Assurance, Medical Education, Trauma, Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, Overdose
● Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with over 25 years’ clinical experience. ● Over 10 years’ experience training Emergency Medicine physicians at a Level I Trauma Center. ● Current Quality Assurance Consultant for the Medical Board of California. ● Experience in Emergency Medicine Documentation Quality Assurance. ● Instructor for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Course. ● Clinical and Administrative Urgent Care experience including Medication Assisted Treatment. ● Published author in physical child abuse research. ● Award-winning public speaker. ● Experienced in providing expert witness testimony at both deposition and trial.

John B Everlove, MS, NRP Acclaim Consulting & Educational Services, Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Emergency Medical Services, Transportation - Paramedic, EMT, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, Standard of Care, EMT negligence, paramedic negligence, advanced airway, intubation, misplaced airway, CPR, wrongful death, in custody death, medical malpractice, ambulance crash, gurney drop, stretcher drop, patient drop
As an Expert Witness and Consultant, Mr. Everlove has participated in the evaluation of numerous cases throughout the United States, related to Emergency Medical Services standard of care, patient care, clinical management, treatment, transport, and medical/legal issues. Mr. Everlove holds a national certification and several state licenses, including current employment as a Paramedic/Fire Fighter with and has been actively serving in the State of California since 1992. Mr. Everlove holds a Master of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration and Emergency Management, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Everlove has directed and coordinated Emergency Medical Services in partnership with local, state and federal agencies including the FBI, the United States Secret Service and the White House Medical Unit. As a Paramedic Supervisor and Clinical Manager for an EMS organization of 150 employees, Mr. Everlove conducted numerous investigations related to all aspects of EMT and Pa...

Ross Levin, MD

Santa Barbara, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Fracture, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Ischemia, Torsion, AAA, Hemorrhage, Meningitis, Dissection, EMS
Dr. Levin is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician who provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Levin is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Levin is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants & nurse practitioners) working as emergency medicine providers. He can express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. Dr. Levin is involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. He has work experience at a Level 1 trauma center, mid-sized community emergency department and a rural, critical access emergency department. He currently holds positions in the following hospital and County committees: Chest Pain Task Force, STEMI, Pre-hospi...

Alan L Nager, MD, MHA Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Calabasas, California
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse
Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric s...

Anne Schmitt, MD

Venice, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Malpractice, EMS, personal injury, medical chart record review, written report, pediatric emergency, head trauma, domestic violence/abuse, Ethics, Peer review, Urgent care, workman's comp, occupational medicine
I am a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with 11 years experience in clinical practice at many different types of hospitals in california, mainly in the Los Angeles area. I have worked at Government hospitals, HMOs (kaiser) as well as community hospitals, and have experience with adults, geriatrics and pediatrics. I was an EMT, ED technician and emergency medicine scribe prior to medical school. I also supervise training resident physicians at the Veterans Hospital as well as nurse practicioners and physician assistants in the community. I have been on the LA Superior Court's panel of Expert Witnesses since 2018, I have been retained in over 25 cases and testified at trial on three occasions, most recently in June 2022. I have worked on cases for Defense as well as civil cases and am comfortable working with plaintiff and defense.

Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP Gary W Tamkin MD Inc

Lafayette, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 30 years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine o Current VP of company that staffs 500 emergency departments, helping to oversee more than 5000 providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in the area of emergency medicine o Experienced expert witness I pride myself in timely a...

Ken Zafren, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Trauma, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Hypothermia, Frostbite, High Altitude, Prehospital Care
Board Certified - Emergency Medicine. Community hospital (Level II Trauma Center) and academic practice at Stanford University Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center). Emergency Programs Medical Director, State of Alaska. Experienced public speaker and expert witness. Available for consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff or defense.

Nicholas Pasteur, MD Pasteur Consulting

Evergreen, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS,Heart Attacks,Cholecystitis/Cholangitis,CVA,PE/DVT,Appendicitis,Ectopic Pregnancy,Pneumonia Trauma,Testicular/ovarian Torsion,Sepsis,Aortic Dissection,SBO,Fractures,Shock,Cardiac Arrest,Overdose,Anaphylaxis,GI Bleeding,Spinal Epidural Abscess,Congestive Heart Failure,Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Nadia Tereshchenko, MS, MD

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medicine,EMS,Paramedic,Emergency Physician,ER,ED,Urgent Care,Cardiac,Heart Attack, Stroke,Sepsis,Motor Vehicle Accident,EMT,Trauma, Fracture,Injury,Pneumonia,Dissection,Embolism, Seizure,Gun Shot Wound,Appendicitis,Torsion,Triage, Quality Assurance,Guidelines,Utilization Review
Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with extensive experience working in Emergency Departments of various size and degree of specialization (Rural to Urban, Community to Tertiary) including specialized trauma, stroke and cardiac centers, nationwide. Prior experience as a Paramedic in a busy and high acuity 911 system. EMS Liaison Physician. Developed systems and guidelines for hypothermia and STEMI care with extensive knowledge of guidelines dictating appropriate care. Expertise in Health Care Improvement, Health Policy, Telemedicine, and Patient Decision Making. Actively licensed in CA, CO, OK, WY, PA, NE, NM, TX, ND, ID, FL, AL, MO, and LA.

Chip Darius, OHST, CIT, CSHO, CUSP Safety Priority Consultants, LLC

Cromwell, Connecticut
OSHA, Safety - forklift, fork lift, slip trip & fall, machine guarding, equipment & machinery, amputation, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, work zone, flagger, scaffold, ladder, lockout/tagout, Emergency Medical Services, mobile elevating work platform, excavation, railroad, MEWP, occupational safety & health
Retained in over 300 cases. 30+ years experience in safety & health and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards & policies, technical topics, accident/incident analysis, and outreach trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Lead instructor for fall protection and scaffold courses. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for both construction and general industry. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, policies, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Contractor safety; Lockout/tagout and control of hazardous energy; Machine guarding and amputation prevention; Permit required confined space;...

Brooks Walsh, MD

New Haven, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ultrasound, electrocardiogram, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrest, ACLS, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, aorta, dissection, pericardial effusion, tamponade, aneurysm, fibrillation, arrhythmia, resuscitation, Excited Delirium
Residency trained EM at Yale, boarded in EM, 10 + years experience urban environment. I am versed in all aspects of emergency medicine, but I have focused on cardiovascular problems in my research and education. I have published numerous academic articles and produced educational material about the use of the ECG and bedside ultrasound to diagnose cardiac and respiratory conditions, including MI, CHF, PE, pre-eclampsia with pulmonary edema, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, coronary artery dissection, management of arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, evaluation of chest pain, evaluation of shortness of breath, and other cardio-respiratory problems. Additionally, I was a paramedic for 5 years before medical school, and maintain a relationship with EMS currently. I am prepared to discuss excited delirium and cardiac arrest in custody, whether in the ED or in the prehospital context.

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

Eric Fuchs, DA, ATC, NRAEMT, SMTC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Care, Emergency Planning, Medication use in sports medicine, Program Accreditation, Exercise Science Programs, Event Medicine
Dr. Eric Fuchs currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Exercise & Sport Science and a Professor in the Master of Science in Athletic Training at Eastern Kentucky University. He previously served the athletic training program director for eight years and oversaw the transition from a B.S in Athletic Training to the Professional Master’s in Athletic Training. He previously served as program’s clinical education coordinator. Dr. Fuchs also serves periodically as guest lecture and has served as an adjunct faculty in the EKU Emergency Medical Care program. Dr. Fuchs is currently an adjunct faculty member for Florida International University’s Doctor of Athletic Training Program. Dr. Fuchs is currently certified as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) and is a Kentucky licensed AEMT. He is currently licensed by the Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging & Radiology Therapy for Limited Bone Densitometry. Dr. Eric Fuchs has served as ...

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

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, Highly experienced, 27 years of emergency medicine practice, team leader, trained communicator, trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, medical director, hospital quality and safety executive,
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • 27 years of emergency medicine practice includes diverse experience in urban and rural facilities, all levels of trauma care from level I to small level IV facilities. • Evidence based practice style, focused on patient satisfaction and patient centered care. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disaster medicine and incident command processes. Military • Medical Group Vice Commander- Leading over 70 enlisted and 40 officer medical professionals. • Team Leader for Critical Care Air Transport Team- Over 30 Missions transporting critically injured soldiers in hostile environments • Extensive training in disaster management, incident command, hazardous material management and chemical, nuclear radiological, and biological injury recognitio...

Jeffrey VanBendegom, MD, FACEP

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - My focus within Emergency Medicine is cardiology care in the ER. I have 10 years experience performing case analysis and quality assurance for STEMI (Heart attack care) in my hospital system, as well as cardiac care peer review. I am also involved in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as EMS director.
I am a practicing full-time Emergency Medicine physician. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine with Fellowship status in the American College of Emergency Medicine. I am also an EMS director, part owner in a private practice, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. I have 10+ years experience in case analysis in multi-disciplinary case review (peer review) in my hospital system. I have also served as victim witness and expert witness in assault cases.

Benjamin W Masten, NRP, P.I., M.S.

Leo, Indiana
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness - Disaster Response, Tactical EMS, Computers, ACLS, PALS, CPR, PHTLS, Pre-Hospital, Ambulance, EMT
COMPTIA Net + certified, EMT/Paramedic Instructor,

Ryan C. Jacobsen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FAEMS University of Kansas Health System

Olathe, Kansas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, refusal of care, decision-making capacity, medical direction, opioid overdose, ambulance, inter-facility transfers, out-of-hospital, resuscitation, ketamine, trauma, cardiac arrest, spinal care, airway care, excited delirium
Dr. Jacobsen is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with sub-specialty board certification in EMS (out-of-hospital medicine). Dr. Jacobsen is an Associate Professor and award winning teacher and lecturer at a major, Midwest academic medical center and continues to publish in the peer reviewed medical literature regarding EMS and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacobsen has an active clinical practice that includes responses to 911 calls as an EMS Physician and continues to work in the Emergency Department as an Attending Physician. Dr. Jacobsen has experience providing expert witness opinions for both federal and state court cases.

Tracy Wold EMS Expert

Jena, Louisiana
Emergency Medical Services
- Rural and Urban Ambulance Service Operations - Public and Private Ambulance Service Operations - Hospital-Based Ambulance Service Operations - Non-Emergency and Wheelchair Transportation - Critical Care - Ground, Fixed Wing Air, and Rotor Wing Air Transportation - EMS Dispatch-EMD/Priority Dispatch Systems - Fleet Maintenance - Logistics of EMS in Health Systems - Disaster response - State and Federal - Incident Management - Local, Regional, State, and National - Transports from Department of Corrections (DOC) - Regulatory Compliance

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CHFM, 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 22 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...

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Lake City, Minnesota
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, Highly experienced, 27 years of emergency medicine practice, team leader, trained communicator, trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, medical director, hospital quality and safety executive,
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • 27 years of emergency medicine practice includes diverse experience in urban and rural facilities, all levels of trauma care from level I to small level IV facilities. • Evidence based practice style, focused on patient satisfaction and patient centered care. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disaster medicine and incident command processes. Military • Medical Group Vice Commander- Leading over 70 enlisted and 40 officer medical professionals. • Team Leader for Critical Care Air Transport Team- Over 30 Missions transporting critically injured soldiers in hostile environments • Extensive training in disaster management, incident command, hazardous material management and chemical, nuclear radiological, and biological injury recognitio...

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Minnesota
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...

Eric Nazziola, MD, MBA, FACEP

Paramus, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - ER, Emergency Department, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Urgent Care, Fast Track, Emergency Physician, ABEM, FACEP,
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2001. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition, I have over 10 years of administrative experience as an emergency department medical director in academic, private, urban, and community hospital settings in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this capacity, I have extensive experience with quality and peer review, emergency department operations, postgraduate medical education, and customer service. I have been performing medical expert reviews and depositions on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants since 2014.

Kevin R. Brown, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM Brown Consulting

Armonk, New York
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, prehospital care, resuscitation, myocardial infarction, airway management, wound care, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
EM Residency trained and Board Certified. Experienced Clinician and Director. Twelve years of paramedic field experience: EMS QA, prehospital care, protocol development, & telemetry experience. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Medical School Faculty Assitant medical director of paramedic Education Co-authored three electrocardiogram texts, interests: MI care, resuscitation, airway management and wound care, physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (APN) in emergency care.

Bill McDonald, Ph.D., SME, NR-Paramedic, FACPE, FAcEM, NCEE, RF, CIC, CEM McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC

Staten Island, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Security - Ambulance, Paramedic EMT, Advanced Airway Management (Intubation), stretcher falls, American Heart Association, EMS Emergency Communications and System Design, Emergency Management, Positional Asphyxia, Death in custody,Standard of Care, Police, Police administration
McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC., provides expert witness consulting related to Emergency Medical Services & other areas of public safety such as law enforcement, security, fire protection, emergency management & safety. Dr. McDonald, the Executive Director & Principal Consultant, is a paramedic certified by the National Registry of EMTs, along with the States of New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania. Dr. McDonald is also a trained armed executive protection specialist & has consultants who are retired "Brass" from the NYPD and FDNY. Dr. McDonald has been in public safety for over 25 years & has held positions in various EMS agencies including private, municipal, & not for profit organizations. Dr. McDonald has held positions in all areas of EMS including operations, management, education, QA/QI, & performance improvement. Dr. McDonald has held leadership roles for a large hospital system in New York City where he had responsibilities in the EMS, Public Safety, & Emergency...

Eric Nazziola, MD, MBA, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine - ER, Emergency Department, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Room, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Urgent Care, Fast Track, Emergency Physician, ABEM, FACEP,
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2001. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition, I have over 10 years of administrative experience as an emergency department medical director in academic, private, urban, and community hospital settings in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this capacity, I have extensive experience with quality and peer review, emergency department operations, postgraduate medical education, and customer service. I have been performing medical expert reviews and depositions on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants since 2014.

Vijay Prasad, MD, MPH

Brooklyn, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - pediatric transport, pediatrics, ambulance, air ambulance, helicopter ambulance, prehospital care, paramedics, EMS, CPR, PALS, NRP, Airway Management, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Head Trauma, Motor Vehicle Trauma, Respiratory Failure, Sedation Failure, Seizures, Sepsis, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
Dr. Vijay Prasad is a Board Certified Pediatrician with Special Qualification in Pediatric Emergency Transport. He served as an attending physician on the Alan Purwin Emergency Transport Team at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for five years, where he specialized in the medical care of critically ill and injured neonatal and pediatric patients to higher levels of care via fixed wing, rotor wing and ground ambulance transport. This unique position gave him experience with specialized transport medical equipment and protocols designed specifically for transport. He has previously authored review articles on Pediatric Transport practices geared towards educating Emergency Medicine physicians and has significant case review experience as a lead in Morbidity and Mortality conferences. He is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Currently, he practices as a pediatrician in New York City, and holds an ...

Paul A. Werfel, MS, NRP, CIC The Werfel Group, LLC

Mt Sinai, New York
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMS, Emergency Medical Services, paramedics, ambulance, prehospital care, resuscitation, Critical care transport, myocardial infarction, airway management, death in custody, excited delirium, allergic reactions, EMTs, protocols, intubation, cardiac arrhythmia, trauma care
A prolific international speaker and author of over 50 articles, magazine columns, and book sections, Paul brings over four decades of EMS experience to the table. In addition to fourteen years as an NYC Paramedic, Professor Werfel has served as The Program Coordinator for Advanced Cardiac, Trauma, and Pediatric life support at the Emergency Care Institute at Bellevue Hospital-NYU Medical Center in New York City, and as Emergency Care Programs Coordinator at Jamaica Hospital, Queens N.Y. In addition to being the Director of the Stony Brook University EMT and Paramedic Program, He also serves as Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Science. As a recipient of the 1998 Faculty Achievement Award, Professor Werfel is also a member of the review boards for Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine, and Pre-Hospital Immediate Care Magazines. He was an expert writer for the National Standard EMT-Intermediate/Paramedic Curriculum revision project, an...

E. Parker Hays, Jr. MD FACEP

Charlotte, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - EMTALA, Lacerations, Emergency Wound Care
A board certified practicing emergency physician, Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of North Carolina School of Medicine, with over 30 years of experience in a major urban medical center and smaller community settings. National speaker and educator. Medical director and administrator. Experienced at case review, affidavit preparation, deposition and testimony for both defense and plaintiff sides. Objective, prompt, articulate, clear, and able to provide your firm and clients with exceptional standard of care assessment and interpretation. Available nationwide.

Donald Locasto, MD

Loveland, Ohio
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine - EMT, EMTP, Paramedic, Ambulance, Emergency Transportation, Emergency Department, EMS Medical Direction, EMS Education, EMS Quality Improvement, AEMT, Emergency Medical Training, EMS Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, EMS, Emergency Medical Services, EMS Performance, Mobile Intensive Care
Former EMT and paramedic (1983-1996), now a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine (sine 2002) and Emergency Medical Services (since 2013). Have provided EMS Medical Direction for over 21 EMS, Fire and Police Departments including a major US city (for 17 years). Developed and presided as Director for an academic Division of EMS for 17 years. Can provide a broad view of expertise including EMS Quality performance, medical operations and Emergency Department care. Have represented both plaintiffs and defendants on the state and federal level. Multiple EMS related cases completed. I also offer services as a resource for the lawyer in the pre-deposition phase of a case. Still actively practicing.

Gary W Tamkin, MD, FACEP Gary W Tamkin MD Inc

Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - General emergency medical malpractice including all sizes of EDs:small community to tertiary academic, EMS, paramedic, law enforcement,helicopter,administration,disruptive physician
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician. I have been called upon to express opinions in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, standard of care, and causation. I am involved in both plaintiff and defense cases. My qualifications include: o Award-winning emergency medicine physician in active practice with 30 years clinical experience. o Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine o Current VP of company that staffs 500 emergency departments, helping to oversee more than 5000 providers in risk management and quality assurance issues o Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Past President of the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians o Medical Director of California Highway Patrol o Extensive publication and speaking experience in the area of emergency medicine o Experienced expert witness I pride myself in timely a...

William C. Gerard, MD CPE MMM FACEP Nonstop Consulting, LLC

Chapin, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Ambulance, EMS, helicopter EMS, tactical EMS, airway management, clinical documentation / electronic health record, patient transfers, EMTALA.

Adam J Hursh, MPA, CFO, MIFireE

Burlison, Tennessee
Fire, Emergency Preparedness - Fire Administration, Emergency Services, Fire Department, Fire Training, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Apparatus, Firefighter Safety, Fire Safety, Organizational Leadership, Fire Chief, Emergency Management, Firefighter Training, Rural Fire/EMS, Fire Truck, Life Safety, Fire Department Driver,
Adam Hursh is a highly qualified and respected fire service professional. He is a graduate of Columbia Southern University with a Master’s degree in Public Administration. He also holds a Bachelors in Fire Service Administration as well as an Associates in Fire Science, both from Columbia Southern University. Chief Hursh is also an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, with 15 years in the emergency medical services field. Chief Hursh is a designated Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Chief Hursh also serves as a nationally credentialed fire safety inspector, fire and life safety educator, safety officer, a hazardous materials technician, and fire apparatus operator. He is an effective leader and can serve as a subject-matter expert both within the fire service and outside the fire service as needed.

Gina Blocker, DO, FAAEM J Triple A Emergency Associates

Pearland, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Military Medicine, Gender Bias/Discrimination, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Director
Gina M. Blocker, DO, FAAEM, is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (board certified) with over 10 years of clinical experience. She is a US ARMY Veteran, with over 10 years of active duty service. Dr. Blocker has served as the Medical Director for a level II Trauma Center's Emergency Medical Service (EMS) department. She is a dedicated fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), where she served as the chairwoman for the Diversity and Inclusion committee. She also served as the Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, and the Assistant Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant program. She has spent more than 10 years in academic emergency medicine, supervising medical residents, student, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Richard N. Bradley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

PEARLAND, Texas
Emergency Medical Services - AED, Aeromedical, Airway, Ambulance, Defibrillator, Disaster, Emergency Medical Service, Emergency Medical Technician, First Responder, Gurney, Helicopter, Hurricane, Medical Control, Out-of-hospital, Paramedic, Pre-hospital, Rescue, Transfer, Transport, Ventilator
Richard N. Bradley, MD has met the highest training standards by being fellowship trained and board certified in Emergency Medical Services by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He recently retired as a Professor of Emergency Medicine from the McGovern Medical School, where he founded and led the Division of EMS and Disaster Medicine, created the school’s EMS Fellowship, and designed and led a medical student seminar on EMS and Disaster Medicine. He continues in active service as an EMS Medical Director for several EMS Agencies. He started his career as an EMT in 1980 and practiced as a paramedic in California for six years before medical school. In addition to practicing as a paramedic in three states, he also has over twenty years’ experience as a volunteer firefighter. He is a member of the First Aid Task Force of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. He currently serves as a member of the National EMS Advisory Council, where he chairs the Equitable C...

John A. DeArmond, MPA (Honors), NRP, CCEMT-P, LP Brook Hollow Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness - Paramedic, EMT, Ambulance, Prehospital, EMS, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Prehospital Care,
I have been a Nationally Certified Paramedic since 1990 and have been involved with the public safety profession since 1987. I have worked as a clinician, an educator and a manager in both the United States and internationally. I have managed and coordinated medical and safety education programs for both private and governmental organizations. I have a Master of Public Administration in Emergency and Disaster Management from Metropolitan College of New York. Additionally, I am a graduate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Basic Emergency Management Academy, the Advance and Professional Development programs, the Continuity of Operations (COOP) Level 1, the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), Incident Command System (ICS) instructor program. Additionally, I am a certified instructor with the State of California Fire Marshal (CSFM) 1A-1C and a Level 2 National EMS Instructor with the National Association of Emergency Medical Educators (NAEMSE)....

Archit Gulati, M.D.

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Pulmonary embolism, torsion, anaphylaxis, trauma, ectopic, EMS, flight, helicopter, air ambulance, cardiac arrest, intubation, appendicitis, heart attack, myocardial infarction, syncope, code, sepsis, respiratory failure, sedation, stroke
I am a practicing emergency medicine physician in Texas. I am board certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have been practicing emergency medicine since 2013. I attended the Baylor College of Medicine on a full academic scholarship, graduating to the University of Chicago where I completed my specialty training in emergency medicine and have been practicing in Texas ever since. I have experience treating patients in major hospitals, freestanding emergency rooms, on ambulances and on commercial and helicopter critical care air transports. I have served on the board of directors for the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians, for an EMS agency in Rochester, NY, as well as for a freestanding emergency medicine group in Texas. I serve on the ethics committee for multiple hospitals in Austin, TX. I currently practice at one of the largest and busiest hospitals in Austin, Texas as well as freestanding emergency rooms in the area and also serve as...

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, Highly experienced, 27 years of emergency medicine practice, team leader, trained communicator, trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, medical director, hospital quality and safety executive,
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • 27 years of emergency medicine practice includes diverse experience in urban and rural facilities, all levels of trauma care from level I to small level IV facilities. • Evidence based practice style, focused on patient satisfaction and patient centered care. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disaster medicine and incident command processes. Military • Medical Group Vice Commander- Leading over 70 enlisted and 40 officer medical professionals. • Team Leader for Critical Care Air Transport Team- Over 30 Missions transporting critically injured soldiers in hostile environments • Extensive training in disaster management, incident command, hazardous material management and chemical, nuclear radiological, and biological injury recognitio...

Jeffrey VanBendegom, MD, FACEP

Middleton, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - My focus within Emergency Medicine is cardiology care in the ER. I have 10 years experience performing case analysis and quality assurance for STEMI (Heart attack care) in my hospital system, as well as cardiac care peer review. I am also involved in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as EMS director.
I am a practicing full-time Emergency Medicine physician. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine with Fellowship status in the American College of Emergency Medicine. I am also an EMS director, part owner in a private practice, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. I have 10+ years experience in case analysis in multi-disciplinary case review (peer review) in my hospital system. I have also served as victim witness and expert witness in assault cases.

A. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Services, EMT, Paramedic, Standard of Care, Prehospital, Inter-facility Transport, Ambulance, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Choking, Spinal Injury Management, Excited Delirium, Patient Restraint, Refusal of Care, Failure to Transport, Patient Safety.
* Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine * Sup-specialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services * Minnesota State EMS Medical Director 2007 - 2010 * Wisconsin State EMS Medical Director 2006 - 2008 * Chair, National Council of State EMS Medical Directors 2006 - 2008 * EMS Physician Advisory Committee, Wisconsin DHFS 1993 - 2004 * Author of two ECG texts and Medical Advisor to two Emergency Medical Responder textbooks * Editorial Board member Journal of Emergency Medical Services 2007 - present * Medical Director M Health Fairview EMSd (St. Paul MN) 2008 - 2020 * Medical Director United Emergency Medical Response (WI) 2007 - Present * Medical Director Ashland Bayfield County (WI) 2006 - 2012 * Medical Director Eau Claire Fire Department (WI) 1994 - 2004 * Assistant Medical Director Janesville Fire Department (WI) 1989 - 1993 My experience in direct oversight of EMS agencies and development of state-wide policies and protocols attests to my ability to ev...
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