Emergency Medicine Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of emergency medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on emergency medicine and related issues. Emergency medicine 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 medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Emergency Medicine, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Heart Attack, Ectopic Pregnancy, Aortic Dissection, Pneumonia, Cardiac Arrest, Testicular Torsion, and Urgent Care.

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Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

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

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...

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

Julio R Garcia, WCC, ACHRN, FAPWCA Springhill Medical Center

Mobile, Alabama
Wound Care, Nurse - Hyperbaric Medicine, Diving Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine.
Julio Garcia started his career in medicine in 1984 as a 91B US Army Combat Medical Specialist. After six years of service in the US Army, he began his initial training in wound care at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, under the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Burns, Dr. Arnold Luterman. In 1990, served in air-medivac operations in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm. After his service in the war, Mr. Garcia completed his bachelor in science in nursing from the University of Mobile. He furthered his training by specializing in Critical Care (Open Heart Recovery/SICU) Medicine and Emergency Medicine. In 1996, he began his full-time career in hyperbaric medicine and wound care. Since that time, he has been a program director for both monoplace and a multiplace facilities. Since 1999, he has managed the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama. In this position, his unit provides 24/7 critical care ...

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Alabama
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Shannon M Stinson, MD, MBA, FACEP

Spanish Fort, Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Information Technology - Clinical Informatics, General Emergency Medicine
Dual board certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics with thirteen years post-residency clinical experience. I presently hold licenses in SC and AL, am currently practicing Emergency Medicine clinically, and also work part-time in Clinical Informatics. I also obtained my MBA from UMass-Amherst. I have practiced at facilities holding all trauma level designations (I-III) and various sized facilities ranging from 10,000 annual volume up to over 100,000 annual volume. I also held a prior senior level (VP) position as a Chief Medical Information Officer and was in charge of implementing Epic in 28 physicians practices and a large hospital. Please feel free to call, text, or email me and I will respond as quickly as possible. (Call and text preferable.)

Weston J. Welker, MD Carewell, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Heart attack, strokes, diabetic ketoacidosis, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, trauma, prostate disease, cholesterol management, headaches, sports injuries, cancer screening, wound care
Board certification in Family Medicine Licenses in Alabama and Tennessee ACLS, PALS, ATLS certified Has had over 30 years experience in family medicine Has had had small town ER experience to include critical care medicine and trauma medicine, for the last 25 years Has taught pre-medical, medical, and nurse practitioner students in the emergency department and the office, to include business experience, procedural medicine, and organization of efficient medical thought. Has spoken on television, and given community lectures, regarding medical topics of concern. Has had experience in working with prescribing controlled medical substances, and the legal responsibilities surrounding this in chronic and acute pain control. Wound care training and HBO by Healogics, based on military research and civilian clinic experience.

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.

Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 16 years of practice in emergency medicine and 14 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.

Albert Fiorello, MD, RDMS, FAAEM, FACEP Sonora Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

Tucson, Arizona
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Emergency Ultrasound
Dr. Fiorello is a residency trained, board certified, practicing emergency physician. He has been an attending physician since 1998 in the emergency department of a high-volume, academic, Level 1 trauma center. He has also worked for 4 years for the Indian Health Service in a small rural hospital ED. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is the Emergency Medicine Residency Director. He has years of experience reviewing cases as an outside consultant for the state medical board and his hospital’s quality and peer review committees. He is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer and former director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. He has lectured in Emergency Medicine on the local, regional, and national level and has authored many abstracts, scientific articles, and book chapters in the field of Emergency Medicine and medical education.

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...

Alexander Toledo, DO, Pharm.D, FAAEM, FAAP Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Clinical Pharmacology, Child Abuse, Drug Toxicity, Pediatrics, Poisoning, Drug Levels, Pediatric Psychiatric Emergencies, Emergency Department Violence, Pediatric Trauma, Pharmacokinetics, Medication Errors, Forensic Pharmacology
Alexander Toledo, DO, PharmD, FAAEM, FAAP is the CEO and Chief Medical Consultant for Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a specialty fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Alexander is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Child Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix. He is presently the Section Chief for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Valleywise Health Medical Center. He also holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Toledo is fluent in Spanish. He is especially interested in Pediatric Pharmacokinetics and Forensic Pharmacology. Licensed in AZ and TX. Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC provides specialized consultation in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine to hospitals, law offices, and other medical contractors. RN consultan...

Andy S Barnett, MD

California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

JOSEPH M. BELLEZZO, M.D.

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway, Central Line, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head Trauma, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, CPR, ECPR, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ACLS, Tendon, Laceration, Chest Pain
Expertise: - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine - Current practice: full time Emergency Medicine at a suburban, community-based. Level 2 Trauma Center in San Diego, CA - Current position: Chief-of-Staff Elect of the hospital Medical Staff - Current position: Chair of the hospitals Foundation Board of Directors - Current position: Emergency Department ECMO Director - Current hospital board positions: 1. Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors (Chair) 2. Sharp Healthcare Board of Directors - Current committee positions: 1. Medical Executive Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital Medical Staff 2. Sharp Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Committee 3. Sharp Healthcare Information Technology Committee 4. Sharp Geriatric Steering Committee 5. Emergency Department Supervisory Committe...

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.

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction

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.

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

San Francisco, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - medication safety, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dispensing, toxicity, anticoagulation, emergency medicine, drug patent, drug labeling, drug administration, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy operations, opioids, adverse drug events, critical care, intensive care unit, resuscitation, clinical trials
Dr. Zlatan Coralic is a full-time practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He is also a Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy and in the Department of Emergency Medicine where he provides didactic and experiential training to pharmacy and medical students and residents. Dr. Coralic has published numerous peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. His research focuses on medication safety and efficacy and he has been involved in large multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Coralic is a frequently invited speaker at medical and pharmacy conferences. Dr. Coralic’s most recent expert witness work has been at the state and federal levels. He has provided reviews, opinions, depositions, and testimony in areas of standards of pharmacy care, medication safety, adverse drug events, and patent infringement.

Kevin J. Donaghy, MD

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Abdominal Pain, Airway Management, Allergic Reaction, Appendicitis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Foreign Body, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Ischemic Bowel, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, PA/Midlevel Supervision
I am a residency trained emergency physician and am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. I have practiced emergency medicine for 19 years in community Emergency Departments.

Dan Field, MD, FACEP MDexperts

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine, Forensic Medicine - case triage, case evaluation, case feasibility, general medicine, chief medical officer, injury, strangulation, domestic violence, child abuse, homicide, urgent care, criminal law, gunshot wounds, firearms, abem, utilization management, medical malpractice, compensation, stab wounds, jail
Dr. Field is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. His practice spans more than 30 years with experience and training in medical emergencies, trauma, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, broken bones, police use of force, and injury care. Dr. Field, a Reserve Deputy Sheriff, serves the Sacramento County Sheriff SED (SWAT) team as a medical control officer. He has small arms training and previously held a federal firearms dealer license. Dr. Field also serves the California Medical Board as an Expert Consultant and Reviewer. Dr. Field qualified as an expert witness / consultant for cases involving gunshot wounds, assault, domestic violence, strangulation, cardiovascular health, child abuse, medical malpractice, utilization management, sex crimes, car crashes, and more. Specifically, Dr. Field has qualified in county/ state superior court, federal district court, militar...

Nicole Hurst, MD Hurst Medical Corp

Del Mar, California
Emergency Medicine - Ultrasound, Military
Currently practicing as a Medical Disability Examiner, at Veterans Medical Group in Oceanside, CA. Twenty years of active duty in the US Navy as a physician. Currently board-certified in the specialty of Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and currently licensed to practice in CA. Current Appointment as Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine in Bethesda, MD. Prior Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego. Completed an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship. Prior Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego. Completed 2 combat deployments to Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Afghanistan. Prior Flight Surgeon at Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, FL.

Calvin E Hwang, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Stanford, California
Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Sports cardiology, concussion, head injury, team coverage, COVID-19
Dr. Calvin Hwang is double board certified in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. He completed his Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine training at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Hwang maintains an active sports medicine clinical practice, serves as a NCAA Division I team physician, and is Chief Medical Officer for a Major League Soccer (MLS) team. He is an active researcher with over 30 publications to his name and lectures regularly at both emergency medicine and sports medicine conferences.

Carol A Ingalls, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN Ingalls and Associates, LLC

REDLANDS, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, Emergency Department Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Emergency Department Standards of Care.
Carol Ingalls is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Bay Area Chapter of Northern California Legal Nurse Consultants. She has 35+ years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing in various Emergency Department settings including large community hospitals and Level 1 and 2 Trauma Centers/Academic institutions. She is a clinical preceptor for EMTs, paramedics, nursing students, and newly hired employees. Other areas of expertise include excellent communication skills and effectively interpreting and conveying complex issues. Additionally, she is detail-oriented, dependable, and a problem-solver. She has a thorough knowledge of Emergency Department Nursing Standards of Care and holds current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC.

Steven W Kohler, MD, FAAEM Lodestar Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Stroke, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Advanced Airway Management, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pediatric Emergencies, DKA, Closed Head Injury, COVID-19, Procedural Sedation, ED/Hospital Operations, Medical Education.
Dr. Kohler is a residency trained, board certified emergency physician currently in his 24th year of clinical practice at a high volume, high acuity tertiary care medical center in San Diego, CA. He was appointed and has served as both Assistant Chief and Chief of his emergency department as well as serving as the hospital Emergency Management Chair and ED delegate to the hospital Bioethics Committee. After many years of reviewing cases for the Emergency Department, Hospital Peer Review and Quality Improvement committees, he was appointed as founding core faculty to establish an Emergency Medicine Residency Program at his medical center. Among other duties, he was tasked with creating the Quality Improvement, Patient Satisfaction and Risk Management curricula for the residency program, which included a novel collaboration with University of San Diego School of Law to integrate medical malpractice didactics between emergency medicine residents and law students. He is listed as an exp...

Jason Koob, MD

Danville, California
Emergency Medicine

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...

Mark S. Louden, MD, FAAEM, FACEP Mark Louden, MD

Fullerton, California
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - stroke, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, wound, airway emergency, resuscitation, pneumonia, sepsis, emergency, urgent, flight medicine, covid, cruise ship medicine, certified, internal, abdominal, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, veteran, headache, neurological emergency
Educated and trained at top-rated universities and hospitals, double board-certified in both emergency medicine and internal medicine, and served as a flight surgeon and emergency physician in the United States Air Force. Expertise in emergency medicine from clinical experience at every level of emergency care, ranging from high-acuity academic level-one trauma centers, STEMI and comprehensive stroke centers, to smaller community and even rural hospitals. In addition to clinical practice, years of experience in administrative roles and faculty positions at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Miami School of Medicine have also contributed to a broad view of the practice of emergency medicine. This knowledge has also been applied in the medical-legal sphere; serving as an expert witness, logging numerous hours of experience reviewing case material and participating in deposition and trial work.

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, critical medications, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, DME, exam
CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Bilingual English/Spanish ACLS BLS PALS TNCC (trauma certification) NIHSS (stroke scale) MAB (management of assaultive behavior) Publication: "Legal Nurse Consultant Role in Independent Medical Examination," The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, December 2021.

Cynthia Pfeiffer, MD Cynthia Pfeiffer MD INC

Studio City , California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Trauma, Pediatric Emergencies, Stroke, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Concussion, Head injury, Ectopic Pregnancy, Testicular Torsion, DVT, Procedural Sedation, Aortic Dissection.
Board certified emergency room physician with over ten years experience in full time clinical practice. Has work experience at level 1 trauma center, STEMI, comprehensive stroke centers, smaller community and rural hospitals. Licensed in California. ATLS, ACLS, PALS certified. Completed several SEAK expert witness training courses. Highly experienced in the field of sports medicine and concussions serving as team trauma physician for the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team and ringside physician for mixed martial arts combat sports. Knowledge and dedication have earned an outstanding reputation in her field recognized as physician of the year from her medical group in 2016 with multiple commendations for quality of care.

Anthony Scarcella, MD, JD

La Quinta, California
Emergency Medicine
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 20 years experience serving as an expert witness for attorneys in all aspects of emergency medicine. Former expert for the Florida Department of Health and current expert reviewer for the California Board of Medicine. I have testified more than 200 times in deposition and trial testimony. Available to both plaintiff and defense to give an unbiased standard of care assessment.

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.

Edward N Shradar, RN, MSN, CEN ENS Legal Nurse Consulting

San Ramon, California
Emergency Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting - ER nurse expert, ED nurse expert, ER legal nurse consultant, ED legal nurse consultant, emergency room nurse expert, emergency department nurse expert, emergency nursing standards of care, emergency department standards of care, emergency room standards of care
The Attorneys Trusted Resource for Emergency Medicine Nursing Practice and Emergency Department Standards of Care Edward Shradar is the founding member of ENS Legal Nurse Consulting. His firm, located in San Ramon, CA, has been serving attorneys across the country since 2014. He established the firm to assist legal professionals with their clients who have sustained a personal injury and suffered from medical malpractice. Mr. Shradar is an accomplished nurse with over three decades of experience in the area of emergency medicine nursing. Throughout his many years in the medical field, he's taken on various positions such as an emergency department staff nurse, a flight nurse, a manager, and a nurse educator. He is also certified as an Emergency Nurse (CEN) a stroke certified emergency nurse (SCRN) and a clinical nurse specialist (CNS). Based on the expertise he's acquired from his experiences, he is able to effectively apply his skills to support or refute medical injuries, recogn...

Ken Starr, MD FASAM ABAM Ken Starr MD Wellness Group

Arroyo Grande, California
Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Addiction Medicine, Medication Assisted Treatment, Buprenorphine, Medical Detox, Opiate and Alcohol Detoxification, Emergency Medicine, Drug Withdrawal Management, Medical Direction Substance Abuse Recovery, Overdose
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine. An experienced expert on MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) with buprenorphine, suboxone, naltrexone, and Vivitrol. Personable, friendly and extremely capable at explaining complex topics in easy to understand ways. Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at California Northstate University. Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

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...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Long Beach, California
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pregnancy/Ectopic, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Aneurysm, Pneumonia, Appendicitis, Intubation, Ischemia, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Airway Management, Fracture, Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dr. Wittenberg is the Medical Director of his Emergency Department and a national oral board examiner. He has 14+ years experience as a practicing emergency physician at both a major tertiary care center and a smaller community hospital. Dr. Wittenberg provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Wittenberg is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Dr. Wittenberg graduated from Temple University Medical School and completed his residency at Los Angeles County - USC Hospital. He currently works in Long Beach, CA at a 100,000 visit per year ER and also has experience at a community hospital with an ER census of 30,000 visits per year. Dr. Wittenberg also serves as the Medical Director of the ER, the Chair of the Quality Committee for his health system's physician society, as well as being significantly involved with the health system'...

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.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, abdominal pain, Trauma, aortic dissection, Covid, Cauda Equina, epidural abscess, code blue, pneumonia, Insurance reimbursement, fraud
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. She is an expert in NP and PA supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on inter-professional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consultant for the VA Off...

Yolanda Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, CLNC Colorado Care Consultants

Lakewood, Colorado
Nurse, Emergency Medicine - Consulting, Nurse, Emergency Department, Triage, Hospital care, EMTALA, Health Care, stroke, Cardiac, Medical Record, medical malpractice, pediatric and adult
Emergency Department RN for 30+ years. Knowledgeable about all aspects of Hospital Care and Standards of Care for Physicians, Nurses and ancillary personnel. Clinically active in emergency Department care for 30+ years for infants, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics; Trauma, Cardiac, Neurology, Surgical, EMTALA and general Emergency Care. Able to review charts for merit, do chronologies, research medical care, document Independent Medical Exams, and more. Experienced in Depositions and Trials. Conscientious and detail-oriented. My cases - depositions - trials have included care related to strokes, cardiac, triage, pediatrics, meningitis, sepsis, sub arachnoid hemorrhage, abdominal aortic aneurysm, falls, motor vehicle or motorcycle accidents, wounds and bandaging, wrongful death, missed diagnosis, failure of RN to report to MD regarding patient condition, medication errors, EMTALA, nursing errors plus more, with more than 115 case reviews, more than 15 depositions and 2 tria...

Thomas F. Faulhaber, MD Thomas Faulhaber, PC

La Veta, Colorado
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Snowmobile injuries, rural emergency medicine, Prescription drug overdose, Indian Health Service
I have 28 years experience taking care of snowmobile injuries. I have a data base of 231 accidents and have presented a study of snowmobile injuries at a research conference. 28 years experience in rural emergency medicine, nursing home and Indian Health Service experience Prescription drug overdose, primary and emergency care experience for 28 years.

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Robert Leach, RN, MSN, ENP RL Consulting

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - MI, heart attack, CVA, stroke, CHF, congestive heart failure, PE, pulmonary embolus, pneumo/hemothorax, sepsis, epiglottitis, DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis, appendicitis, acute abdomen, GI bleed, traumatic brain injury, trauma, cervical spine injury, orthopedic injury, flight nursing, rural medicine
Emergency nurse practitioner. Experience in rural, community, and urban emergency/trauma centers as well as in urgent care settings. Rural experience includes being sole provider on site. Experienced flight nurse. Significant teaching and leadership experience. Contributing author to Mosby’s ENP Certification Exam Review Book. Former Nurse of the Year, Texas Nurses Association. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Experienced expert witness.

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.

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

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.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

Douglas Dillon

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

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

Joshua B Helman, MD

Wesley Chapel, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Wound Care - Emergency Medicine, Laceration, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care, Emergency Room, Wound Care, Cellulitis, Abscess, Stroke, Causation, ER, Standard of Care
Dr. Helman is board certified (ABEM) in Emergency Medicine with his MD from Harvard Medical School. He is Emergency Medicine residency trained at Detroit Receiving Hospital and completed a fellowship in plastic surgery. Dr. Helman holds a Masters Degree in Biochemistry from Kings College, Cambridge (UK) and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry from Harvard College. He has attended the SEAK Conferences on How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice and How to be an Effective Medical Expert Witness. Dr Joshua Helman has over 20 years of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine, specializing in the areas of Emergency Medicine, urgent care medicine, emergency room medicine, wound care and extensive locum tenens experience. Dr. Helman has active medical licenses in 14 states: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. Expert Witness experience includes Medic...

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, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
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. Trained...

Brenda Jacobsen, BSN, BS, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

Pensacola, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist - Rural Medicine, Underserved, ACLS, ATLS, PALS, Residents, RN Supervision, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Asthma, Airway Management, Intubation, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Heart Failure/CHF, Abdominal Pain, Hospital Medicine, Standard of Care, Sepsis/Septic Shock, EHR, COVID19
I am a former RN who wanted to learn more and be able to do more for her patients. I subsequently went back to college for my medical education. I am an osteopathic physician who does osteopathic manipulation. I did my residency through the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System. I am dually board certified in Osteopathic Internal Medicine (AOBIM) and Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). I am a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI) and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). I have extensive experience traveling and I have worked in a variety of locations including many rural and underserved areas as well as in community hospitals and tertiary centers. I have extensive experience with the healthcare system as it relates to doctors, residents, PAs, NPs and nurses - across a wide variety of levels of care from the ED to the ICU. Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Virginia (Guam would need to be reactivated).

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

Miami, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Stephen M. Miley, MD, FACEP Stephen Miley MD LLC

Sarasota, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Missed Myocardial Infarction (MI), missed Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), missed Pulmonary Embolus (PE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Thrombosis, missed diagnosis and mismanagement of Epidural Abscess, Aneurysm and Sepsis, missed Fractures, Standard of Care issues
Board Certified-American Board of Emergency Physicians 38 years of active practice experience in rural ED's and high volume Level 2 Trauma Centers (60,000 visits/year) Medical Director at multiple hospitals and Chief of Staff Built, managed and owned several Urgent Care Centers and freestanding Imaging Centers Extensive medical software experience, Founder, CEO and Chief Architect of MedHost, the largest ED tracking software in US Provides case analysis and litigation support Provides testimony at deposition and trial Proficient in the ability to explain complex medical concepts and make them easily understandable to jury Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians Licensed in Florida and Oklahoma.

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 9 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students and residents. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Experience as an expert witness: o Retained in 19 cases since May of 2...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

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 19 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 master's 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, product 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 qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Victor A Sasson Bradon Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Free Standing ED
I have extensive experience in emergency medicine and hospital governance. I have been in full time clinical practice since 2003 and have been board certified continuously throughout my career. I have been Core Faculty in 2 Emergency Medicine Residencies since 2011. In that role I train young physicians how to practice emergency medicine. I have been the ER Medical Director at 2 hospitals since 2011 and currently manage both our Main ER and our 5 Free-Standing ER’s. I’m currently responsible for over 150,000 patient visits a year and for over 100 physicians and advanced practice providers who staff our ERs. Additionally, I’ve held several leadership positions at my hospitals. I’m currently the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Brandon Hospital. At St. Lucie Medical Center I was Chairman of the hospital’s Peer Review Committee for 5 years and I was also elected as Vice Chief of Staff for 2018. And I’m also a lead regional physician coach for Envision Physician Services. Thus, ...

Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH Surf Emergency Resources, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Emergency Medicine, Drowning, Submersion, Lifeguarding, EMS, Wilderness Medicine, Water Safety, drowning resuscitation
I am an academic emergency physician in Florida with a focus in pre-hospital medicine. My primary areas of research and teaching are drowning resuscitation, drowning physiology, and water safety. I have an extensive background in open water lifesaving and teach nationally and internationally on drowning prevention, drowning resuscitation, and lifeguarding; additionally I have been involved in numerous national and international guideline publications. I have published numerous papers and book chapters on these topics and collaborate with an international network of drowning researchers. Within the hospital, my interests are critical care and trauma. I have been providing expert witness services specific to drowning physiology, resuscitation, and water safety since 2018.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Gainesville, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Jonathon Allen, MD, FACEP

Atlanta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy,Trauma
Residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency physician at a Level 2 Trauma Center in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with prior experience as a regional medical director for a multi-state emergency medicine contract management company. ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified. Licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. Extensive experience with EMS, tactical/operational medicine, occupational medicine, government contracting, bedside diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, and flight medicine. Former flight surgeon in the Tennessee Air National Guard. Skilled in use of video laryngoscopy devices and difficult emergency airway management.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

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, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
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. Trained...

Kayur V Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FACPE, FACHE, FACEP

Conyers, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Hospital Administration, ED Medical Director, Hospital Negligence, Central Line Placement, Heart Attack, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Blood Clots, Pneumonia, Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Thoracic Aortic Dissection (TAD), Hospital Standard of Care
Practicing Emergency Department Physician. Trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced physician executive, with over 30 years of practical experience. Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute, former Medical Director for Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health, and current Chief Medical Officer of Proactive MD, which operates clinics for large employers. Frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. Extensive chart review experience focused on quality and adverse events. Special clinical interest in Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolytics in an Acute Stroke. Serve as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states. Primary responsibility is to review medical records to see whether they meet the Standard of Care. Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, and American College...

Brian R. Pisula, MD, FAAEM Brian Pisula MD LLC

Valdosta, Georgia
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, transfer, care/assessment of prisoners, sepsis, heart attack/MI, trauma, airway, pulmonary embolism, stroke, meningitis, pneumonia, fracture, dislocation, COVID-19, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, aortic dissection, allergic reaction, AMA, capacity, PA/NP supervision, spinal abscess
Practicing full-time in Emergency Medicine for over 9 years. Has evaluated over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department setting. Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Experience in multiple practice settings including level-one trauma centers, academic institutions, and low-resource facilities without broad specialty support. Professorships in Emergency Medicine at Mercer University and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students and residents. Administrative experience including current committee memberships in trauma, medical quality, and surgical quality. Current medical license in Georgia and expert witness certificate in Florida. Experience as an expert witness: o Retained in 19 cases since May of 2...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Mark Baker, MD, FACEP, FAMIA

Kailua, Hawaii
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Clinical Informatics, Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EHR, EMR, Alert Fatigue, Clinical Documentation, Quality Improvement.
Dr. Baker is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. Clinical practice includes more than 30 years of emergency medicine. He was in the first group of physicians to become board certified in clinical informatics. He is on faculty at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and teaches a graduate level course in Health Informatics. He Is the Medical Informatics Director at his primary hospital and the past Chief-of-Staff. He coordinates the emergency department informatics committee for a four-hospital system and assisted with the Epic implementation for all four hospitals. He is licensed in Hawaii and California. He trained at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center and worked in California prior to moving to Hawaii. He has recent informatics training through Oregon Health and Science University.

Kenneth J Gramyk, MD, FACEP Rural eMedicine Consulting DBA REM Consulting

Sagle, Idaho
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Rural Emergency Healthcare, Democratic Medical Group Management, Contract Management, Telehealth Care Provision, Expert Witness, Expert Reports, Remote File Review, MedIcal Direction, Medical Supervision
30 year Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians

David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Nampa, Idaho
Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Medicine - Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Skin Cancer (Melanoma - Squamous Cell), University Clinical Faculty, Educator, Paramedic, Infection (Bacterial - Viral Fungal), Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Nurse Practitioner, NP PA
Mr. Talford, PA-C, MPAS is an experienced physician assistant clinician, PA educator & teacher. Expert opinion on standard of care is offered across the general spectrum of physician assistant practice. Areas of focus include, urgent care/emergency medicine, dermatology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and assists with referral when a particular disorder is outside scope of expertise. He provides chart review, analysis and testimony. As a published co-author in an international textbook on medical education; his work had been presented internationally and nationally on several occasions. Mr. Talford, graduated Alpha ETA from the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program, and brings well apportioned perspective and insight into physician assistant & nurse practitioner (Advanced Practice Provider) standard of care. A nationally certified, Idaho licensed physician assistant to include 15 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...

Ronald Himmelman, MD

Glencoe, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Stroke, sepsis, myocardial infarction, infections, trauma, medication side effects, drug testing, alcohol issues, intoxication, prison and jail medicine
I am Board-Certified in Internal Medicine as well, yet have exclusively practiced Emergency Medicine for the past 35 years, first in a county hospital setting, followed by working in a few private hospitals, where I practice presently. I am Board -Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1988 and have been recertified every 10 years since then, with the latest coming just two months ago. In addition, I have been Board-Certified in Medical Toxicology.

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, 29 years of full-time emergency medicine practice, Team leader, Trained communicator, Trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, Hundreds of patient care charts reviewed as medical director, quality leader and utilization management liaison.
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • Serviced as Department Chair, Medical Director, Credential committee chair, and Utilization review liaison in Hospital system with over 50,000 emergency visits per year. Reviewed hundreds of patient charts for quality, medical management and sentinel events. Counseled multiple physicians on process improvement and quality care issues. Trauma site review physician in Wisconsin with over 50 trauma state variations. • 29 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. • Directly involved in developing comprehensive stroke center, cardiac center and trauma system in Western Wisconsin. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disa...

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

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.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Greenwood, Indiana
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Stephen A. Barnes, DO

Pella, Iowa
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, rural emergency, medical malpractice, rural trauma, MI, myocardial infarction, heart attack, appropriate transfer, EMTALA, acute abdomen, airway management, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, APP supervision, PA supervision, hospital policy, credentialing
Dr. Barnes has over 10 years of clinical experience working in emergency departments across the state of Iowa in community hospital settings. Dr. Barnes is board certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM and he currently practices at Pella Regional Health Center, a level 3 trauma center and critical access hospital in Pella, Iowa. He has leadership experience as a chief resident during his training at University of Iowa- Broadlawns Medical Center family medicine residency. He currently serves as chief of medical staff at PRHC where he acts as a liaison between the administration team and hospital staff. These duties include credentialing, hospital policy and physician quality and review issues. He has clinical experience in the family medicine clinic and as a hospitalist, however, he spends most of his time in the emergency department at PRHC. He has served in 10 different Iowa Emergency Departments. Most of this has been in the rural setting. He has build significant experience in t...

Jill M Ferry, RN, MPAS, PA-C, CAQ-EM

Portsmouth, Iowa
Physician Assistant, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Long term care, Pediatrics, Woman's Health, Hospitalist inpatient care, Urgent care, General surgery
Practicing Physician Assistant since 1995 with background in nursing. Graduated with Honors with master's degree in Physician Assistant studies in 1995. Board Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 1995. Employed fulltime in a Critical access hospital/clinic. Experience in Family practice with coverage in Emergency Department, urgent care, inpatient hospitalist, post-operative care, geriatric nursing home care, post-partum and nursery, pediatrics, and first assist with surgeries/C-section Deliveries. Certificate of added qualifications in Emergency Medicine (CAQ-EM) through NCCPA. Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider. Instructor for ACLS and PALS. Preceptor/Affiliate instructor for PA/NP students for multiple universities. Physician Assistant expert witness for greater than 20 years and over 70 cases.

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.

Jill Baldwin, RN, MSN, APRN NP Legal Solutions, LLC

Louisville, Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Practice/Primary Care, Immediate Care Centers, Community Health Centers, Nurse Practitioner owned and operated practices
Ms. Baldwin is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with 24 years of experience as an NP and 29 years of experience as an RN. Her areas of expertise as a nurse practitioner include both ER and family practice.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Kentucky
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Michael J Hebert, M.S., PA-C M.J. Hebert Enterprises, LLC

Pineville, Louisiana
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine PA, Urgent Care, APP, MLP, Mid-level Provider, Heart Atttack, CVA, Stroke, Heart Attack, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Kidney Stone, Sepsis, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, laceration, fracture, dehydration, acute kidney injury, appendicitis
A 20 year Army Veteran, I have worked as a Physician Assistant in both Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care for 25+ years. I am a proud 1997 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the U.S. Army PA Program where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. I later obtained my Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. I am a retired Major from the Louisiana Army National Guard and have deployed overseas on two occasions. I last served as Deputy State Surgeon in charge of medical readiness for Louisiana troops. I currently split my time between working in a fast-paced emergency department and a high-acuity urgent care clinic in the central Louisiana area.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Chirag Chaudhari, MD, FACEP

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics - Airway management, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, Covid, clinical informatics, epidural abscess, respiratory failure, triage, sepsis, stroke, trauma, hyperbaric medicine, ED management, credentials, aortic emergencies, pregnancy emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, arrhythmias, peer review
Dr. Chaudhari is a highly experienced emergency medicine physician with over 18 years in active clinical practice and over 8 years of experience as Department Chair. He finished his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He has extensive leadership and teaching experience and currently serves as the President of the Medical Staff. He is a certified Epic Physician Builder and is the Medical Director of Informatics. He serves as the Chair of the Peer Review committee, Sepsis committee, and University of Maryland System Emergency Medicine Risk Forum. He is privileged to also sit on the University of Maryland Medical System Claims Review committee and has extensive ED management experience. Dr. Chaudhari is familiar with the standard of care for Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants a...

Kevin W Chin, MD

Ellicott City, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Trauma, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Alcohol Withdrawal, Cardiac Arrest, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Hospital Transfer, Midlevel Supervision
Residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Full time community Emergency Medicine physician. Available witness for plaintiff or defense. Experienced clinician in multiple clinical settings from Level 1 Trauma to Free Standing ED. Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Experienced teacher of residents and medical students. Award winning speaker at Emergency Medicine conferences. Recipient of multiple academic scholarships.

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, Medicare fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has treated over 60,000- patients in rural, trauma, urban and academic emergency departments. He has over 10 years of experience as a hospital executive and expert witness. He has also consulted for healthcare systems and international companies on hospital safety, compliance, and regulatory standards. He has expertise in the following areas: Airway Emergencies Cardiac Arrest Cardiovascular Disease (myocardial infarction, aortic dissection) Drug Overdose Pulmonary Embolism Cerebrovascular Disease (stroke, aneurysms, brain hemorrhage Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Sepsis Surgical Emergencies Automobile Injuries Mental Health Trauma Digital Health Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

Rebecca L. Smith, MD

Union Bridge, Maryland
Emergency Medicine - trauma, myocardial infarction, stroke, sepsis, ectopic pregnancy, respiratory failure, surgical emergencies, pediatric emergencies.
Dr. Rebecca Smith is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has trained and worked in a variety of settings ranging from academic inner city institutions to rural community hospitals.

Christopher R Cannell, DMSc, MPAS, PA-C Christopher Cannell Physician Assistant Expert Witness

Pembroke, Massachusetts
Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care: Dr. Cannell can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition, and expert testimony.
Dr. Cannell has been practicing as a Physician Assistant/Associate for 19 years with the last 17 in Emergency Medicine. Additional experience in Orthopedics, Urgent Care, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. He has been recognized by the AAPA as a Distinguished Fellow due to tiredness dedication to the PA profession and years of serving his community. He has served as an adjunct clinical instructor in Emergency Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine since 2015 and has been a community Emergency Medicine PA Educator since 2007. He has spent the last 5 years also serving as a legal consultant/expert witness on both the plaintiff and defense sides in addition to full-time clinical duties. Dr. Cannell has been a lead PA in the Emergency Department and Co-Chief of APCs all within South Shore Health System. He can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition, and expert testimony. Dr. Can...

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...

Ron Medzon, MD Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine

Belmont, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Head injury, Geriatric Trauma, Airway management
Ron Medzon, M.D. practices Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center, the 8th busiest Emergency Department in the United States. An Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, he directed an elective course at the Boston University’s Medical School for 19 years, and has trained hundreds of residents in all aspects of Emergency Medicine. He is a co-editor of a textbook in Emergency Medicine, and has published in the areas of head and neck trauma and airway management. He is the Director of the Solomont Center for Clinical Simulation and Nursing Education. Its focus is on team training to promote communication between various hospital disciplines to prevent medical errors. He has developed and facilitated programs with learners from diverse areas within the hospital, from housekeeping and environmental services to surgical specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff.

David A Meguerdichian, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Natick, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Difficult Airway, Emergency Procedures, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Procedural Sedation, Medical Simulation, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Cauda Equina Syndrome
Dr. David Meguerdichian is a board certified emergency medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is an instructor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School and practices emergency medicine at the academic and community sites for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Meguerdichian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Through his years in practice, Dr. Meguerdichian has educated hundreds of students and resident physicians. In his current role as the assistant medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, he has focused on the use of simulation to improve physician procedural skills, patient safety, and closed-loop physician communication. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and lectured on key topics in emergency medicine. R...

Charles G Murphy, MD CGM PEM Consulting, PLLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Community Hospital ER, Emergency Trauma, Fractures, Head Trauma, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Sepsis, Torsion, Trauma, Urgent Care Pediatrics, Wound Care
I have been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2006. I have had the opportunity to work in a range of hospital settings - from a local academic community hospital to a quaternary Children's Hospital. I am currently practicing at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. Beyond my clinical work - my current responsibilities include medical education on the resident, medical student and physician assistant levels. I have testified in court and pride myself on my meticulous review of cases as well as an accurate, honest assessment of the case with regards to the standard of care.

Jennifer A. Nykiel, MD

Tyringham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician, up to date with all certifications, with an unrestricted Massachusetts license and no malpractice claims or other repudiations. I have eight years of experience from inner city trauma centers to critical access rural locations. I am passionate about patient safety and best practices. I am dedicated to pragmatic, efficient communication and creating high-quality work products.

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure,Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 150 medico-legal case reviews, 22 depositions and 3 trial testimonies. Over 34 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at Brown Medical School. former Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 1993-2021. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 28 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.

Benjamin A. White, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he ...

Algis Baliunas, M.D. FAAEM

Saint Joseph, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Medical Malpractice, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolus, Stroke, TPA, Airway Management, Trauma, Intubation, Orthopedics, COVID-19, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Critical Care
Dr. Baliunas is a board certified Emergency Physician who completed residency training at a busy Level I trauma center at an academic hospital. • He has acquired over 15 years of experience in emergency medicine in multiple practice settings. This includes clinical practice and teaching residents as an attending physician at a Level I trauma center, extensive experience practicing at a community Level II trauma center as well as multiple smaller community hospitals, including a small critical access hospital. His experience also includes supervision of medical students as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. This has allowed him to have perspectives on appropriate practice in each of these settings in multiple states. • HIs medical legal experience includes expert witness case analysis for both plaintiff and defense, case review as a medical malpractice panelist for the Indiana Department of Insurance as well as experience as an expert witness in sexual ass...

Michael Boczar, D.O. FACEP University of Michigan

Clarkston, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Credentialing, Quality, Patient Safety, Strangulation including Erotic Asphyxiation, EMS, Sepsis, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, MCOLES Training (Michigan Coalition of Law Enforcement Standards)
Dr. Boczar is a board certified (ABEM) Emergency Physician with over 28 years of post-graduate clinical experience working in a Level I Trauma Center. Currently he is Credentialing Chair and has served as Quality Chair of Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. His role as Physician Advisor for Utilization Review requires the review of 1000+ cases/year. He is also involved in his hospital's Medical Legal Review Committee. In addition, Dr. Boczar has served as an Oral Board Examiner (ABEM) for several years. Dr. Boczar has previous expert witness/medical legal case review experience and has completed MCOLES training. He has served as an expert witness in numerous strangulation/erotic asphyxiation cases. Publications include book chapters as well as numerous journal articles. Additionally, Dr. Boczar has served as a Medical Director for a community hospital Emergency Department.

Dominic A Borgialli, DO, MPH University of Michigan

Haslett, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Head Injury, PECARN, Trauma, Child Abuse, SIDS, Day Care Deaths, Incarceration Emergencies, Jail death, Psychiatric Emergencies, Resident Supervision, Opiate Use Disorder, Suboxone, Addiction Medicine.
I am a board certified (ABEM) emergency physician with over 19 years of post-graduate clinical experience working full-time in a Level I Trauma Center with a large dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department. Academically, I train medical students, residents and fellows from multiple disciplines. I am the medical director for two Urgent Care facilities. I am active in our specialty as an Board examiner (ABEM) and I have dedicated part of my career to clinical research (mainly pediatric emergency medicine). Prior to medical school I worked as an epidemiologist. My training in epidemiology gives me the skill set to critically assess the literature and apply it scientifically and clinically to legal cases. I have over nine years of experience as an expert witness and completed SEAK expert witness training courses. I am board certified (AOA) in addiction medicine and work clinically as the medical director at two addiction clinics. I have extensive experience with buprenorphine for...

Gregory Gafni-Pappas, DO, FACEP

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Ophthalmology, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Emergency Trauma, Emergency Bedside Ultrasound, Urgent Care, Billing and Cost Analysis, Emergency Department Operations
Dr. Gafni-Pappas is residency-trained and board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine working in a high-volume level 1 tertiary care academic trauma center and a smaller community hospital where he is the Emergency Department Associate Medical Director and Trauma Director. He also has significant experience in urgent care medicine, having been the medical director of a high-volume urgent care. He is the current President and a board member of the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians. He is part of the Core Faculty, Ultrasound Faculty, and previous Assistant Program Director for the University of Michigan/St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency. He serves as a Councilor from the state of Michigan for the American College of Emergency Physicians yearly council meeting. He is a Co-Section Editor of the Ophthalmology Section as well as a chapter author for CorePendium (an emerg...

Joel L. Goldberg, MD, FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor Goldberg Medical Consulting

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Stroke, Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Obstetrical Emergencies, Foreign Bodies, Orthopedic Injuries, Gynecologic Emergencies, Trauma, Cellulitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumothorax, Pericardial Tamponade, Death, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Fractures
Board Certified Emergency Physician (ABEM), Veteran of the United States Air Force, Rank of Major, Full time active clinical practice, Faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Member of Michigan State Medical Society, Former Medical Director of EMS, Franklin County, North Carolina,

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Reema G Sethi, MD

Plymouth, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Michigan, Senior Emergency Department
Board certified in Emergency Medicine. Currently have a MI license. Have held licenses in both IL and GA. I am currently practicing Emergency Medicine clinically, at a community ER which has the first designated senior ER in Michigan. I work closely with emergency medicine residents, and therefore have remained up to date clinically. I have practiced at facilities holding all trauma level designations (I-III) and variable volumes. I have worked with many EMRs. Please feel free to call, text, or email me and I will respond as quickly as possible. Above all, I value good work ethic and integrity.

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Lake City, Minnesota
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, 29 years of full-time emergency medicine practice, Team leader, Trained communicator, Trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, Hundreds of patient care charts reviewed as medical director, quality leader and utilization management liaison.
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • Serviced as Department Chair, Medical Director, Credential committee chair, and Utilization review liaison in Hospital system with over 50,000 emergency visits per year. Reviewed hundreds of patient charts for quality, medical management and sentinel events. Counseled multiple physicians on process improvement and quality care issues. Trauma site review physician in Wisconsin with over 50 trauma state variations. • 29 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. • Directly involved in developing comprehensive stroke center, cardiac center and trauma system in Western Wisconsin. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disa...

DANIEL K. BIXLER, MD HT2 MedSolutions, LLC

LEES SUMMIT, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Emergency, Maritime Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, management, medical director, health insurance
30 years in emergency medicine- 15 part time, 15 full time 25 years cruise ship physician, part time 10 years private practice, primary care 3 years medical group management 5 years health insurance management Board certified in Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, previously in Pediatrics Level I and II trauma center experience Urban, Suburban and small town ED experience ATLS instructor Certified mediator training and experience

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...

Douglas Dillon

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Noah T Kaufman, MD Kaufman Medical Group, Inc.

Nevada
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, heart attack, stroke, trauma, COPD, CHF, heart failure, PE, Pulmonary embolism, heart failure, elder, abuse, infection, dementia, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, MI, Hypertensive, Abscess, Appendicitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney, heart, lung, cellulitis, Death
Dr. Kaufman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine until 2029 and has provided opinion and deposition on numerous difficult cases for both sides. He remains in the minority of physicians his age who have never personally been sued for medical malpractice. Dr. Kaufman is a frequent on-air Medical Expert for the Denver NBC and CBS affiliates (see video at www.kaufmanmedicalgroup.com). As a Peer Review committee member and 15 year hardened Emergency Medicine veteran Attending Physician, Dr. Kaufman has deep experience providing care at many different types of emergency medical practices and all different volumes and levels of acuity. Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching Emergency Medicine residents and medical school students. He has also written numerous published articles on physician networks/blogs. Letters of referral from attorneys available on request. There is no fee for an initial 30 minute discussion about your case.

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

Nathaniel R. Evans, II, M.D., FACEP

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Jail Medicine, Dram Shop Litigation Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Previous positions include: -Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. -President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. -Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections -Physician, Virtua at Work -Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia Provide litigation support in Correctional/Jail Medicine related cases.

Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP EMG Consulting and Contracting

Bridgewater, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Physician, Doctor, ABEM Board Certified
Dr, Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP is an American born and American residency trained Emergency Medicine physician. He is a Graduate of Pepperdine University (B.S. Malibu, CA) as well as Boston University School of Medicine 1990 who completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ: which is affiliated with Columbia University NY,NY. He is both a diplomat of The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM Board Certified) as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He has 30 years of Emergency Medicine practice working in Large National, Regional, as well as smaller Private and Locum groups. In addition, he has experience as an Emergency Medicine Residency Instructor teaching 33 Emergency Medical residents at Newark Beth Israel, located in Newark, NJ. In addition, he has administrative experience at several Emergency Department Medical Directorships and was hired consecutively to manage 3 se...

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.

Francis (Frank) J Sabatino, M.D., FACEP

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, Urgent care, Fast Track, Standard of Care, Quality, ABEM, FACEP, Residency Trained, Airway Management, Chest pain, Myocardial Infarction, Trauma, Testicular Torsion, Epidural Abscess, Press Ganey, Sepsis, Ultrasound
I am a board certified Emergency Medicine physician with 10 years of full time clinical experience. I have practiced emergency medicine in both academic and community settings with annual volumes from 35k to over 100k per year. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). I have experience as teaching faculty for multiple emergency medicine residency training programs as well as medical students. In addition, I have experience with teaching undergraduate courses with a focus on introduction to basic terminology. I hold a New York State License.

Roy Alan Shubert, MD, FACEP

Moorestown, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine-Chairman, Medical Director, Emergency Department, Emergency Medicine, Administration, Airway Emergencies, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Pulmonary Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Infectious Disease Emergencies,Operations,Quality&Safety, ABEM, FACEP

Andrew Williams, MD

New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

Gloria Ann Casale, MD, MSPH, RN 2 Kiva Loop

Sandia Park , New Mexico
Preventive Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Bioterror, Chemical Terror, Ethics

Keli R Heskett, MSN, RN, CEN,

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Nursing standards of care, Emergency Room Nurse, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, ED Medical Records Review, ER Triage, ED Triage, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, Travel Nursing, ESI expert
Keli Heskett is non-biased and will work on plaintiff and defense cases. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, International Association of Forensic Nursing, and Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association. She has over 12 years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing and an additional 15 years in healthcare. She has proven herself in various emergency department settings, from rural, critical access facilities to several Level One Trauma Centers specializing in Stroke and Cardiac care. She recently accepted a position as a Nursing Instructor in a Nursing program, instilling her vast knowledge of emergency medicine and critical care in the next generation of nurses. Additionally, she has experience in Flight Nursing, Clinical Informatics, and an additional Bachelor of Science (Clinical Laboratory Sciences). She has recently completed her Master's in Forensic Nursing, all of which will allow her to ev...

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.

Kurt Dischner, MD, FACEP

Northport , New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care, Stroke, Sepsis, Foreign Bodies, Fractures, Infections, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Airway Management, Urgent Care, PA & NP Supervision, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Pain, Adult and Pediatric Cases.
I am a residency trained, board certified emergency medicine attending physician at a suburban emergency department. As the Associate Director of Emergency Services I assist with the management and leadership of the emergency department in addition to seeing patients. My duties include facilitating departmental policies & procedures, performance improvement and quality measures in the ED. I am published in the field of Emergency Medicine. I have prior experience performing medical expert consulting on case reviews with other law firms, medical consulting with a large consulting group and have court room experience.

Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP EMG Consulting and Contracting

New York
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Physician, Doctor, ABEM Board Certified
Dr, Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP is an American born and American residency trained Emergency Medicine physician. He is a Graduate of Pepperdine University (B.S. Malibu, CA) as well as Boston University School of Medicine 1990 who completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ: which is affiliated with Columbia University NY,NY. He is both a diplomat of The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM Board Certified) as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He has 30 years of Emergency Medicine practice working in Large National, Regional, as well as smaller Private and Locum groups. In addition, he has experience as an Emergency Medicine Residency Instructor teaching 33 Emergency Medical residents at Newark Beth Israel, located in Newark, NJ. In addition, he has administrative experience at several Emergency Department Medical Directorships and was hired consecutively to manage 3 se...

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.

Paul Louis, MD Medical Legal Consults

New York
Emergency Medicine - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Sepsis, Head trauma, EMTALA, Rape, Pyelonephritis, Veteran disability evaluator, PACT ACT, Urgent Care, Wound Care, COVID
Dr. Louis is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a full-time practitioner of emergency medicine at a community emergency department. He has had experience in a range of practice settings from urgent care facilities and free-standing emergency rooms to trauma centers. His patient population ranges from infants to elderly nursing home patients. He has experience diagnosing and treating multiple serious conditions and also has extensive experience working locum tenens in rural/critical access hospitals. In his career, he has supervised medical students, residents, PAs, and ARNPs. He is also a trained veteran disability evaluator. Website: https://medicallegalconsults.com Email: [email protected] Phone: (561) 445-6674 Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Magna Cum Laude, in Neurobiological Sciences Medical Degree: University of Miami. He is licensed in Florida and Indiana and has been in practice for over 20...

Patrick Maher, MD

New York, New York
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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.

Kai Sturmann, MD

Massapequa, New York
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, airway management, trauma, personal injury, workplace injury, pain control, analgesia, toxicology, alcohol, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, opioids, opioid overdose, opioid addiction / dependence, opioid withdrawal, inter-facility patient transfer
EM residency trained and ABEM Certified. 30+ years full-time clinical and academic Emergency Medicine practice. Former EM residency Program Director (Mount Sinai / Beth Israel / Albert Einstein, NYC). Former Chairman / Director of high volume / high acuity emergency departments (NYC and Long Island). 30+ years experience/service in medico-legal consultation.

Michael Tunik, MD NYU Grossman School of Medicine

NY, New York
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Research, Professor NYU SOM, Child Abuse, EMS for Children, Pediatric Resuscitation, Research Design, Statistics, Pediatric: Poisoning, Sepsis, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Critical Asthma, Neonatal Sepsis
Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Grossman SOM Attending Physician, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center Research Director for NYU Grossman SOM, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Board Certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine 35 years of Clinical Experience as Attending Physician at NYU / Bellevue Bellevue Hospital Center - Level 1 Trauma Center, Re implantation Center, Stroke Center, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Cardiac Center. Pediatric Emergency Care Center, Pediatric Critical Care Center Research and Expertise in Pediatric EMS care, Pediatric Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest, Pediatric Neurological Emergencies, Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies. Published > 90 articles, 5 textbook chapters, and Co Editor of 5 EMS resource texts for EMS prehospital care of children. I have reviewed over 23 cases as an Expert in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I have consulted for both Plaintiff and...

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

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...

Andrew Williams, MD

New Rochelle, New York
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - ACLS, airway, cardiac arrest, appendicitis, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, asthma, COPD, CHF
I am a board certified and practicing emergency medicine physician and faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department.

Mark Winther, MD, FACEP New York Physicians Medical Legal Consulting, LLC.

Albany, New York
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Sepsis, septic shock, heart attack, myocardial infarction, TIA, stroke, airway management, necrotizing fasciitis, fracture management, appendicitis, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, suicide, overdose, allergic reactions, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma care, telemedicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Experienced Clinician and Expert Witness, Department Chair and Hospital Medical Director, ED Director, Urgent Care Medical Director. Emergency Medicine Residency Trained; Columbia Medical School Faculty Developed physician assistant and nurse practitioner emergency medicine fellowship. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified X-License DEA Certification Trained EMT, EMS Medical Director Experience in Level II Trauma Center, rural and critical access hospitals and urgent care centers. Interests: Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI care, resuscitation, airway management, telemedicine, quality oversite and training of physician assistants (PA-C), and nurse practitioners (NP) in emergency care. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. *Responsive and Easily Accessible by phone or email within one day

Timberly E. Booker, MD Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Charlotte , North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysms, Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, Sepsis, Intracranial bleeds, Pulmonary Emboli, Testicular Torsion, Pneumonia, Fractures
Dr. Booker is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and has been practicing medicine for 16 years. She has worked in Level 1 trauma hospitals, free standing Emergency Rooms, suburban and urban community hospitals. Dr. Booker can be utilized to provide expert witness services to attorneys representing plaintiff or defendant. She is licensed in North Carolina and, if called, can present an honest and unbiased opinion on Emergency Medicine Medical Malpractice and Negligence cases.

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

Zachary Ginsberg, MD, MPP, FACEP Duke University Hospital

Durham, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - ICU, Intensive Care, Central Line, Intubation, Airway, Sedation, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Shock, ICU Delirium, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Aneurysm
Faculty at Duke University Hospital with dual appointment in Trauma and Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Actively practicing physician who works shifts in both the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department. Able to provide a review of the Emergency Department and ICU components of a case given combination of training, board certification and clinical practice. One of only a small number of physicians who is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care Medicine. This provides a review of both components of care in a single expert for a more efficient review of a case. Educated at Brown and Harvard. Completed top Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center). Winner of several awards during training/education. Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Regularly publishes.

Heather L. Halton, MD, MPH & TM

Greensboro, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Public Health
Heather L. Halton, MD, MPH &TM is board certified in obesity and emergency medicine and currently practices in the Emergency Department at Randolph Health in Asheboro, NC. Her experienced has been obtained at centers ranging from Level 1-2 Trauma centers, to rural, stand alone facilities, and disaster conditions. In practice for more than ten years, she has extensive experience managing emergency conditions including traumatic and medical emergencies, including interpersonal and mechanical injuries, sepsis, PE, cardiac arrest and airway management. Dr. Halton has used her public health training extensively during the COVID-19 pandemic not only in clinical management, public health, and emerging pathogens but in ethics of medical scarcity and limited resources. She has previous disaster medicine experience in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2006 New Orleans. Experienced testifying in criminal trial, able to travel.

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.

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO, Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician Active clinical practice ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care Medical Director of ECMO Services Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality improvement and clinical optimization Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) Healthcare system leadership in sepsis earning the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks Special areas of expertise include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, and emergency airway management and intubation, procedures Experience as an expert medical reviewer in more than 75 cases since 2009

Roy R Keys, MD FACEP FAAEM

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Plaintiff, defense, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, chest pain, abdominal pain, foreign body, aneurysm, torsion, pneumonia, standard of care, deviation, competency, overdose, ectopic, error, arrest, ectopic, medication, failure treat
I have been reviewing cases and testifying as an ER expert since 1995. I am residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My focus is on general community emergency medicine. I have had teaching appointments as community faculty at 3 major universities. I have covered emergency departments ranging from 9,000 visits per year to almost 70,000 visits per year as well as Veterans Affairs certified Geriatric ED. I have reviewed cases and testified for plaintiff, defendant, product liability, corporate liability, criminal and for the North Carolina medical board. I am fair, honest, hard working, and articulate and show great attention to detail. I have reviewed and/or testified in Florida, Washington DC, Indiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee and for the North Carolina Medical Board. I work full time but recently have less clinical responsibilities and enjoy this type of work. Firms...

Troy Pope, MD, FACEP

Weaverville, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, MI, Arrhythmia, Stroke, Intracranial Bleed, Meningitis, Spinal Abscess Hematoma, Appendicitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Bowel Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, DKA, Testicular Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic, Fracture, Foreign Body, Overdose, Psychiatric, PA, NP, EMTALA, EMR, NC, KY
I am American Board of Emergency Medicine certified with 16 years of experience and I continue full-time clinical work -- Experienced 17 different Emergency Departments of all sizes; from tertiary care centers to small 4-room rural ED's -- Communicate well with patients, administrators, lawyers and jurors -- Passionately evidence-based in clinical decision making -- Responsive and efficient -- 6 years of expert witness experience -- All genres of cases considered -- Text is easiest. I'm Licensed in North Carolina, Kentucky, Oregon, California, Ohio and South Carolina; and local to Asheville, North Carolina.

Tamara Vega, MD, FACEP

North Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine - Trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway, pulmonary embolus, Covid, aortic dissection, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), hand injuries, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, overdose, toxicology, medication errors, sexual assault, battery, homicide, disability, Workers Compensation
20+ years Emergency Medicine experience with extensive teaching experience at the medical school and graduate medical education level. Former Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. Experience with depositions and testifying at trial including multiple sexual assault cases as well as a murder trial. Full-time clinical Emergency Medicine practice.

Donald Wickline, MD, FACEP DW MD Consulting, PLLC

Greensboro, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Cardiac Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies/Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Emergencies, COVID-19, Orthopedic Emergencies, Toxicology, Peer Review/Risk Management/QA, Administration, Patient Communication, Patient Experience, Medical Defense
-Board certified Emergency Physician (American Board of Emergency Medicine) with over a decade of experience in a variety of clinical settings (Urban, Community, Academic, Rural) -Extensive experience in peer review/risk management/QA -Excels in patient communication and has taught extensively on the value of connecting with patients -Licensed in North Carolina, Ohio and Texas but available nationwide -Previous expert witness training/courtroom experience

John R. Corker, MD John Corker MD Consulting

Cincinnati, Ohio
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Highly trained in the global and critical medical care of both routine and very sick patients. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, having completed residency training in the busiest ER in the United States. Fellowship-trained in Health Policy, having lived and worked on Capitol Hill. Actively practicing Emergency Medicine in Ohio and Texas, while simultaneously involved in the training of medical students and resident physicians. Extensive experience in public speaking, broadcast and print journalism, and leadership in organized medicine.

Heath Jolliff, DO, FACMT, FACEP, FAAEEM Mid-Ohio Toxicology Services, LLC

Columbus, Ohio
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Medical Toxicology, Forensic Toxicology, Adverse Drug Reactions, Adverse Drug Events, Occupational Toxicology, Industrial Toxicology, Emergency Medicine Forensics, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Impairment, Risk and Causation Assessment
Fellowship Trained and Board Certified in Medical Toxicology; Residency Trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

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.

Jason D. May, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medicine Standard of Care, Community Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Malpractice, Airway/Difficult Airway, Procedural Sedation, Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, Headache, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Stroke/TPA
Award winning, board-certified emergency medicine physician. Full time clinical practice. Significant leadership experience including former Chief of Staff at Columbus Regional Hospital and Board of Directors of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Experienced teacher and expert witness case reviewer. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses.

Ernest B Foster, II, MD, PhD

Newcastle, Oklahoma
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Cardiac arrest, Pulmonary embolism, fracture reduction, fracture, cardiopulmonary arrest, code, coding, neurologic deficits, CPR, ATLS, trauma, MVC, arthrocentesis, chest tube, central venous line, lumbar puncture, central line, intubation, cricothyrotomy, foreign body removal
I obtained my PhD in human physiology from Auburn University in 2008. While there I performed and published research regarding control and regulation of growth hormone and IGF-1 as well as regulation of the HPA axis. I obtained my medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012 and subsequently completed Emergency Medicine residency there in 2015. I am Board Certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine as of 2018. I have been a practicing emergency medicine attending physician since 2012. I am employed by a physician group in Norman, Oklahoma and am a member of the core faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency program affiliated with Oklahoma State University. I serve as the Research Director for the residency program. I opened a private medical spa in 2017 that I own and oversee that performs noninvasive cosmetic procedures, hormone replacement, medical weight loss, etc.

Andy S Barnett, MD

Portland, Oregon
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

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...

W. Anthony Gerard, MD, FACEP, FAAFP

Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Family Physicians in Emergency Medicine, Rural Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Workforce, Physician Credentialing, Criminal Defense Cases Medical Expert, Emergency Medicine Malpractice, Insurance Reviews, Peer Review
URGENT CARE, FAMILY MEDICINE, EMERGENCY MEDICINE Full time clinician and assistant clinical professor. Prompt and professional expert on the standard of care for family medicine, urgent care and emergency medicine. Reasonable rates, and expedited reviews when necessary: I'm always willing to discuss a case without obligation. Published author on family physicians in emergency medicine; workforce and credentialing issues in EM. Full-time practice of EM, part time urgent care, Family practice trained emergency physician; broad scope of practice that includes the initial management of most clinical conditions. Some Key terms for searching : sore throat, peritonsilar abscess, mastoiditis, allergic reaction, glacoma, eye injury, loss of vision, double vision, vertigo, cerebellar, anaphylaxis, airway management, failure to intubate, arrythmias, chest injury, trauma, pneumonia, pneumothorax, chest pain, heart disease, other myocardial diseases, pericardial tamponade, pulmonary ...

Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP EMG Consulting and Contracting

Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Physician, Doctor, ABEM Board Certified
Dr, Edward M. Gosselin, MD FACEP is an American born and American residency trained Emergency Medicine physician. He is a Graduate of Pepperdine University (B.S. Malibu, CA) as well as Boston University School of Medicine 1990 who completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ: which is affiliated with Columbia University NY,NY. He is both a diplomat of The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM Board Certified) as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He has 30 years of Emergency Medicine practice working in Large National, Regional, as well as smaller Private and Locum groups. In addition, he has experience as an Emergency Medicine Residency Instructor teaching 33 Emergency Medical residents at Newark Beth Israel, located in Newark, NJ. In addition, he has administrative experience at several Emergency Department Medical Directorships and was hired consecutively to manage 3 se...

Kisha M. Martin, MD

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Medical Administration, Department Chair, Sepsis, Stroke, Soft tissue infection, Appendicitis, Myocardial Infarction, Cholecystitis, Bowel Obstruction, Pneumonia
I am a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician for 13 years treating adult, pediatric, adolescent and elderly patients. I have worked in an academic and community setting and have served as medical director and/or Department Chair for over 6 years. I have extensive experience in Peer Review having initiated Peer Review Committees in 2 different health systems and served on Peer Review Committees (Departmental and Hospital) for more than 7 years.

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Trauma, Toxicology, Respiratory distress, Cardiac, Standard of care, Stroke, Procedural education, Airway management, Wound management, Sepsis
I am a board-certified emergency Medicine physician with over 12 years of clinical experience at a high acuity academic Level 1 trauma center as well as multiple community emergency departments in the Philadelphia region. I graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and went on to complete an Emergency Medicine residency at Temple Hospital. I then worked as faculty at Temple Hospital with a focus on resident education, airway and procedural management, and medical simulation. I currently continue to work there in a per diem capacity while also working at several Philadelphia-area community hospital. I have extensive experience with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients, am published in several Emergency Medicine textbooks and journals, and routinely speak at national medical conferences.

Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Bristol, Rhode Island
Emergency Medicine, Aquatics Safety - Intubation, MI, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Epidural abscess, Aortic dissection, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, Ischemia,Testicular Torsion, Fracture, Ectopic Pregnancy, head trauma, emergency trauma, Intracranial Hemorrhage. Wilderness medicine, Drowning, Sailing injuries, Surfing injury.
I am a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994. I am a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, working full-time clinically at 2 at hospitals for the last 28 years. One, a busy urban academic trauma center, the other a community hospital. I attended Ivy league College and am professor at an Ivy league medical school. Over my career I have been: Director of Quality Assurance, Chair of Morbidity and Mortality conference, served on the BOD, led a Medical School course, served on Peer-Review committees for insurance companies, taught hundreds of Emergency Medicine Residents, and been recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. I have been a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Medicine since 1997. I lecture nationally on Error Reduction in emergency medicine, and internationally on Wilderness Medicine topics and have been a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) since 2013 . I am the author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, a book, and ...

Randolph J. Cordle, MD Randolph Cordle Consulting

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Failure Diagnose, Appendicitis, Abuse, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Airway, Fever, Urgent Care, Cruise Ship, Policy and Procedure, General Pediatrics, Trauma
I am a triple board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Pediatrics Physician with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience. I am a Professor in both Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. I also have Urgent Care and Cruise Ship (Senior Physician) experience. A few highlights from my CV include US ARMY Flight Surgeon, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of three emergency departments, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Creator and Director, QA Director, QI Director, Pediatric Trauma Liaison, International Educator, many publications, as well as authoring dozens of policies and procedures for emergency departments, hospitals, EMS agencies, and government entities. I thrive on education and love to teach as evidenced by the number of talks I have given World Wide and my engagements with both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My experiences working with...

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.

Morris F. Gitter, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Chest & Abdominal Pain,Myocardial Infarction,Appendicitis,Torsion,Hand & Finger Injuries,Headache,Meningitis,Bone,Fracture,Stroke,Wounds,Foreign Body,Ectopic Pregnancy,Infection,Sepsis,Respiratory Failure,Pulmonary Embolism,Aortic Aneurysm, Trauma,EMS,Poison,Head & Spine Injury,Urgent Care,Sports.
Dr. Morris F. Gitter is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, abdominal, traumatic, neurologic, environmental, infectious, obstetric and pediatric emergency conditions. He has 20+ years of clinical experience at small and large community hospitals, including a Level 1 Trauma Center, while supervising physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents. He has also served as the Medical Director of a busy emergency department and as a member of Physician Credentialing and Medical Executive Committees performing peer reviews. He has completed a Seak Expert Witness Seminar and has performed multiple chart reviews as a legal consultant. He currently holds active medical licenses in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. He is responsive and available for consultation, chart review, and testimony.

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, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
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. Trained...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Tennessee
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, trained VA disability evaluator, PACT ACT
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. Trained...

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, MI, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, Appendicitis, AP, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, SAH, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases, ID,
Dr. Birnbaum is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has practiced emergency medicine since 1989 and is in active clinical practice. Dr. Birnbaum’s academic and administrative experience includes serving as faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, associate director of the Emergency Department of a major northern New Jersey medical center, and Corporate Secretary and Board Director for Emergency Medical Associates, a large regional Emergency Physician group in New Jersey and New York. Dr. Birnbaum has provided medical expert review in over 50 cases and testified at trial or deposition in over 20 cases since 1999.

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.

Ryan C. Fowler, MD RCF Consulting LLC

Houston, Texas
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine - Family medicine, emergency medicine, sports medicine, concussion, hospice, hospitalist, palliative medicine

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...

Timothy Jones, MD, FACEP

Dallas, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Sepsis, Airway, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ovarian Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Anaphylaxis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, Syncope, TIA, SAH, Cauda Equina, Trauma, Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Dr. Jones excels in distilling complex medical principles into readily understandable concepts targeted to judge, jury, and a non-medical audience. He is an effective communicator with extensive speaking experience on both the local and national stage. Dr. Jones is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a full time EM clinician with over 20 years of practice experience. He is a clinical assistant professor, department of surgery, division of emergency medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). Dr. Jones is the former emergency medicine medical director at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth. He has reviewed over 3,000 emergency medicine cases and has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of standard of care. Dr. Jones has a broad clinical background and has practiced in multiple settings from urban trauma and tertiary care refer...

Sajid Khan, MD

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, Sepsis, Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pneumonia, Fractures
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician and author of The Ultimate Emergency Medicine Guide, a comprehensive review book that is the highest-rated and most up-to-date text for Emergency Medicine physicians preparing to certify. I am a member of AOA (the only national medical honor society in the world), served as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMKC, and have worked in a variety of settings: from inner-city level 1 trauma centers serving 100,000 patients/year to 3-bed rural EDs. I’ve spent time as a Medical Director, Oral Boards examiner, and ACLS instructor. I am ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified. I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Georgia, and Texas. I comply with the ACEP Expert Witness Guidelines and will provide an honest and unbiased opinion on medical malpractice/negligence cases. I am available for consultation, chart review, and testimony for...

Roberto A. Lopez-Freeman, MD

Highland Village, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Communications - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Critical Care, Emergency Stabilization, Stroke, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, Aortic Dissection, Pediatric, Head Trauma, Emergency trauma
Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time emergency medicine practitioner. Work experience at a level 1 trauma center as well as in Community Hospitals and Freestanding Emergency Rooms. Recognition by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians as having expertise in trauma, pediatric, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. Residency Training Completed at the University of Cincinnati, the first Emergency Medicine Residency Program in the country. Medical Degree from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Undergraduate BA in Biology from Occidental College. Active Medical License in Texas. Flight Physician Experience with University of Cincinnati Health Air Care & Mobile Care. Skilled in utilization of video and direct laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures. Extensive experience in Electronic Health Record use, particularly in EPIC.

ALONSO J OSORIO GIRALDO, MD INDEPENDENT

TYLER, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - EMERGENCY MEDICINE, FAMILY MEDICINE, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, STROKE, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, PEDIATRICS, CRITICAL CARE OF OF ACUTE EMERGENCIES, MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS/MVC, SURGICAL & MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS, OB-GYN EMERGENCIES, MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS/INTERACTIONS
Dr. Alonso J. Osorio-Giraldo, M.D. was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia. A Foreign Medical Graduate who has been in medical practice now for 21+ successful years. He is a graduate of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, in December 2001, and immigrated to the USA more than 24 years ago with the dream of becoming a physician trained in North America. Initially, he trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Family Medicine from 2003 to 2006, was in private practice for 2 years, and went back for a second residency training in Emergency Medicine from 2008 to 2011 at the University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital. He currently holds the credentials of Board Certification in Emergency Medicine (ABEM), Board Certification in Family Medicine (ABFM), and is proudly a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Academy of Family Physicians, and The American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Osorio has held leadership positions, ...

Patricia B. Rosen, MD, MPH Austin Toxicology

Austin, Texas
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Texas
Active clinical toxicology practice and legal experience. Experience with occupational exposures and causation claims. IME certification and ADL2 for Texas Workers Compensation. Boards in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Toxicology with Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology.

Christopher J. Valle, MD

The Woodlands, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Telemedicine, Freestanding ER, PA and NP Supervision, Stroke/TPA, Sepsis/Infections, Pulmonary Embolism/DVT, Falls/Fracture Management, Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Emergency Trauma, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Lacerations & Foreign Bodies, billing and charge analysis
I am a board-certified emergency medicine physician with over 10 years of experience. I currently work in multiple practice settings including a community hospital north of Houston, where I supervise nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in real time as well as rotating NP and PA students in the ER. I have been working in freestanding emergency departments since 2010. For the last three years, I have been a consulting physician for Walgreens, supervising mid-level providers that work in the clinics located in many of their pharmacies and, since the end of 2017 I have been evaluating and treating patients via a telemedicine company based out the Dallas/Fort Worth area. I have previously been on the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine, working with, educating and learning from students and residents at a Level 1 trauma center in downtown Houston.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Tyler, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.

Douglas Dillon

Park City, Utah
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Sepsis, Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Dog Bites, Laceration repair, Meningitis, Aneurysm, Dissection, Hypertension, Abscess, Appendicitis, High Altitude Medicine, GI Bleed, Torsion, kidney Failure, Fracture Reduction, Rural Medicine,
Dr Dillon is a full-time practicing Emergency Physician with over 15 years experience in Level One Trauma Centers as well as Rural and Critical Access Medicine. Dr Dillon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) after completing his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He holds licenses in Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Dr Dillon is available as a consultant/expert witness for plaintiff or defense involving malpractice litigation arising from the emergency department. He has completed SEAK expert medical witness training.

Eric Gilbert, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Mental Health Emergencies, Shock, Infection, DIssection, Fracture
I am a board certified residency trained emergency medicine physician currently practicing full time in a level I trauma center and community hospital. I also have 14 years experience as a physician administrator in multiple roles including department chair. I trained at the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. I am available for general consultation, chart review, and expert witness services

Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS, FCCM, FACEP, FAAEM

Salt Lake City, Utah
Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery - extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECMO, extracorporeal life support, ECLS, mechanical circulatory support, MCS, intra-aortic balloon pump, IABP, walking, therapy, ventricular assist device, pVAD, cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, intensive care, ICU, ventilation
Dr. Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS, FCCM, FACEP, FAAEM, is a clinically active attending physician with dual board certification in both Emergency Medicine and in Critical Care Medicine, and is a leading international expert in the use and management of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest, and life support, with 90+ peer reviewed publications on PubMed. He has particular expertise in mechanical circulatory support devices (IABP/Impella/VAD), cardiogenic shock, heart failure, post-cardiothoracic surgery care. Dr. Tonna is an Associate Professor with Tenure at the University of Utah with appointments in the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Emergency Medicine. He is the Section Head of Cardiothoracic Critical Care, the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular ICU/Cardiothoracic Critical Care, and the Associate Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Services. He works as an Attending Physician in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Car...

Dina Al-Joburi

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases.

Corey Heitz, MD

Salem, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Medical Resuscitation, Respiratory Distress, Airway Management, Sepsis, Shock, Allergic Reactions, Adverse Medication Side Effects, Traumatic Injuries, Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Seizures, Neurocognitive Emergencies, Pre-Operative Surgical Emergencies, Heart Attack, Unstable Cardiac Dysrhythmias.
After residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC, Dr. Heitz earned board certification in EM and spent 10 years working in Level 1 Trauma centers in Ohio and Virginia prior to his current position at a busy, high-acuity community emergency department in Salem, Virginia. He has spent 13 years training medical students and residents in emergency medicine as well as other specialties, specifically performing high-fidelity simulated cases to prepare physicians for the care of critically ill and injured patients. During his time in academic medicine, he gained extensive public speaking experience.

Karla Lacayo, MD Alteon Health

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 13 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Vice Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, Sepsis Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.

Paul Trinquero, M.D. Riverside Regional Medical Center

Newport News, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Emergencies, Airway, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Obstetric Emergencies, Pediatrics, Ultrasound Guided Procedures, IV access, Evacuation, EMS, Air Transport, Wilderness Medicine, Minor emergencies, Psych
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Works full time in Emergency Medicine 15+ shifts per month. Medical Director for the Emergency Department at USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present). Emergency Physician at Riverside Regional Medical Center, a Level 2 Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center (2021-Present). Extensive experience with Critical Care Air Transport (CCATT) and Tactical Critical Care Evacuation Team (TCCET). Deployed as Critical Care Evacuation Physician, Special Operations Task Force North & West Africa and Lead MEDEVAC Physician and Medical Advisor for Senior Leadership Summit for Special Operations Command Africa, Flintlock Exercise, Mauritania. Educational experience as Physician Assistant Rotation Coordinator, USAF Hospital Langley (2021-Present) as well as Instructor & Evaluator: Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), EMT Refresher Course, 633d Medical Group, Langley AFB. Committee Experience and Quality Improvement ...

Andy S Barnett, MD

Washington
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Trauma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Sepsis, Appendicitis, Aeromedical transfer, EMS, Airway management, Torsion (ovarian/testicular), Ectopic Pregnancy, Rural Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Colon Perforation, Wrongful Death, Delayed Diagnosis, Litigation Defense, Insurance Claims Denial
-Experienced Third Party Claims and Independent Quality Assurance reviewer. -Experienced in preparing defense of litigation strategies for health system attorneys. -Full time Faculty Member at a major medical school. -Medical Director, Quality Assurance Director, National Clinical Steering Chair for a large national Urgent Care operations company. Chair of Health System Peer Review Committee. -Published author and lecturer on prehospital care and triage, emergent air medical transport, colorectal cancer emergencies, and a wide range of trauma and medical conditions which present to the emergency department and urgent care clinic--please refer to CV for a complete list. -I have the unusual combination of Board Certification in BOTH Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, having completed independent residencies in each specialty; this allows me to participate as an expert witness "of same specialty" in those states which require it. Particularly relevant when addressing standa...

Sheffey N Massey, DO FACEP HealthPartners Medical Group

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Board Certified Emergency Medicine, 29 years of full-time emergency medicine practice, Team leader, Trained communicator, Trusted educator, Advanced military leadership, Hundreds of patient care charts reviewed as medical director, quality leader and utilization management liaison.
• Highly experienced in the evaluation and care of complex trauma, medical and pediatric emergency medicine patients. • Serviced as Department Chair, Medical Director, Credential committee chair, and Utilization review liaison in Hospital system with over 50,000 emergency visits per year. Reviewed hundreds of patient charts for quality, medical management and sentinel events. Counseled multiple physicians on process improvement and quality care issues. Trauma site review physician in Wisconsin with over 50 trauma state variations. • 29 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. • Directly involved in developing comprehensive stroke center, cardiac center and trauma system in Western Wisconsin. • Heavily invested in continuing education of ED staff, ED residents, APC and Medical students from area colleges. • EMS medical direction, real world training in disa...

Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, PhD, M.Ed, MPAS, DFAAPA PA Experts Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physician Assistant, General Practice - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Expert Witness Referrals, PAs, NPs, and RNs, nurse, sitter, nursing home, long term care, assisted living, memory care, EMT, CRNA, CNM, PT.
Dr. Nicholson is a 30 years practicing PA, PA Educator and experienced legal consultant. He can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide other PA, NP and RNs. Malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition and testimony for all medical specialties. Dr. Nicholson is a recognized leader in the PA profession and recognized expert on PA malpractice. He can either help you personally or provide the right expert, usually within 24 hours. Current CV Highlights: Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants; President, American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine; Membership Commission, AAPA; Delegate, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants; Board of Directors, Hillside Health Care International Mission Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Wisconsin – Madison PA Program Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Marquette University PA Program Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants President, PA Experts Netwo...

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.

Seth P Womack, MD, FAAEM

Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway Management, Central Line Placement, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Stroke, Appendicitis, epidural abscess, aortic dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Testicular Torsion, Ectopic Pregnancy, Medical Necessity, pediatric emergency, head trauma, billing, cost analysis, emergency trauma, trauma
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Full time practitioner of emergency medicine. Has work experience at a level 1 trauma center and its associated freestanding emergency room. Recognized by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine as having expertise in pediatric, trauma, neurological, and cardiac resuscitation. ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certified. ATLS course instructor. Completion of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™. Undergraduate Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in biomedical engineering. Licensed in Louisiana and Texas. Completed multiple SEAK expert witness training courses. Experienced flight physician. Skilled in utilization of video laryngoscopy for emergency airway management and in bedside ultrasound procedures.
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