Forensic Pathology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of forensic pathology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on forensic pathology and related issues. Forensic pathology 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 forensic pathology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Medical Malpractice, Toxicology, Cause Of Death, Manner Of Death, Autopsy, Homicide, Laboratory Medicine, Nursing Home Death, Wrongful Death, Autopsy Review, Cause And Manner Of Death Certification, Coroner, Death Investigation, Elder Abuse, and Forensic Toxicology.

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Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP

Med Legal Pro, LLC

Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP

Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Eric D Peters, MD

Tucson, Arizona
Forensic Pathology, Pathology - Autopsy Report and Microscopic Slide Review, Cause and Manner of Death Certification, Hospital Deaths, Medical Malpractice, Wound Interpretation, Environmental Deaths, Infant and Child Deaths, Trial Prep, Blunt Force Trauma, Gunshot and Stab Wounds, Burns and Thermal Injuries, Asphyxial Deaths
American Board of Pathology certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Forensic Pathology. More than 25 years experience in Pathology and Forensic Pathology. Have been practicing Forensic Pathology full-time since 1997. Have performed nearly 6000 autopsies and have testified at trial, deposition, and at pretrial interviews over 200 times. Experience in criminal and civil cases. Licensed in Arizona. I am a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine where I teach Pathology residents and medical students.

Othon J. Mena, M.D.

Thousand Oaks, California
Forensic Pathology, Forensic Medicine - Forensic pathologist, medical examiner, coroner, board certified, pathology, forensic medicine, autopsy, postmortem exam, wrongful death, sudden death, manner of death, cause of death, toxicology, medical record review, death certification, death investigation, medicolegal, injury, injurie
Certified by American Board of Pathology in Forensic, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, California medical license, Experienced in criminal and civil testimony, Have performed more than 6,000 postmortem exams

Howard S Robin, MD

LJ Pathology Consultants

La Jolla, California
Pathology, Forensic Pathology - Breast Cancer, Kidney Pathology, Toxicology, Liver Pathology, Blood Banking, Laboratory Medicine, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunology, Forensic Pathology, Autoimmune Diseases, Drugs of Abuse, Transfusion reactions, Opiates/opioids, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, Immunopathology
40 years providing expert testimony in pathology cases. Extensive experience deposition and courtroom testimony. Autopsy experience coroner's office. 37 years of experience directing clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories in hospital and outpatient settings. Special focus blood banking, cancer diagnosis, toxicology, immunology, pharmacology including drugs of use and drugs of abuse.

Laurel A Waters, MD FCAP FASCP

Walnut Creek, California
Pathology, Forensic Pathology - Pediatric Pathology, Placental Pathology, Perinatal Pathology, Pathology/Products Liability, Products Liability/Pathology, Birth Injury, Autopsy Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Nuclear Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Administrative Medicine, Medical Malpractice
Dr Waters has four Board Certifications: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology & Nuclear Medicine. Dr Waters is experienced in Forensics, Medical Legal Consultation as well as Expert Witness Work. Birth Injury is of particular interest. Other areas of Pediatric and General Pathology have included Tumors (Pediatric and Adult) and Lethal diseases such as Pulmonary Embolism and Sub-Dural Hematoma. Product Liability has included various drugs, laboratory testing and chemical substances. Criminal and Child Custody cases have included Motor Vehicle Accidents, Murder, Poisoning and Munchhausen's by Proxy. Pathologists have an understanding of disease processes and can be helpful in a wide variety of situations. Dr Waters' consultation includes examination of placental, autopsy, and surgical slides, medical records, depositions and legal documents. Initially a case is examined for Merit and Causation. After review of the materials, a report will be written on request ...

Terrill L Tops

PGH Consulting Services, LLC

Deerfield Beach , Florida
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Medical record review, medical malpractice, cause and manner of death certification, trial preparation, nursing home deaths

John C Hunsaker III, MD, JD, MA

Hun Foren MEDTOX Consulting LLC

Lexington, Kentucky
Forensic Pathology, Toxicology - Medicolegal Death Investigation, Pathology of Trauma, Determination of Cause, Manner, and Mechanism of Death, Drug-related Death, Autopsy Pathology Review, Medical Records Review
With over 32 years' experience as a medical examiner/forensic pathologist, I have performed over 10,000 medicolegal autopsies, testified as an expert in hundreds of state criminal cases [primarily KY, some Wash DC], testified occasionally in Federal Court [both criminal and civil], and been deposed in many civil cases. Includes interpretative forensic toxicology. Retiring from active practice at the end of 2015, I have been consulting in forensic pathology and toxicology and providing testimony in both civil and criminal trials and depositions, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, but in jurisdictions such as CA and AL. I established a consulting LLC [HUN FOREN MEDTOX CONSULTING LLC] in Jan 2024.

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP

Med Legal Pro, LLC

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Priya Banerjee, MD

Anchor Forensic Pathology LLC

Barrington , Rhode Island
Forensic Pathology, Forensic Medicine - Private Autopsy, Second autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, Injury/wound interpretation, forensic toxicology, drug/medication overdose, medical malpractice, nursing home death, work place death, homicides, gunshot and stab wounds, in custody/police death, crime scene analysis
I am a American Board of Pathology board certified forensic pathologist with experience in handling a wide variety of case types, involving all manners of death. I have performed over 2700 autopsies including over 150 homicides. I bring solid training from The University of Pennsylvania and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. I am actively practicing in Rhode Island and have worked in Maryland. I have been qualified in multiple states as an expert witness in the fields of forensic pathology, postmortem toxicology interpretation, trauma interpretation, and cause and manner of death determination. I have also published in multiple peer reviewed journals on postmortem diagnoses such as infection, tumor diagnosis and toxicology. I have handled domestic and international cases for major clients including military, wrongful death of Breonna Taylor, NSA, etc. I also perform private autopsies in an effort to aid in family closure and/or litigation needs. This is can be done within a few days of...

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP

Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Paul Uribe, MD

DMH Forensic Consulting

Richmond, Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, Death investigation, Cause of death, Manner of death, Trauma, Injury, Pain and suffering, Medical examiner, Homicide, Survivability, Time of death, Forensic, Coroner, Toxicology, Overdose, Histology, Laboratory Medicine.
- Board Certified Physician in Anatomic, Clinical, and Forensic Pathology (American Board of Pathology) - Active medical licensure in 9 states - Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army - Recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation, 2022 Paul Uribe was born and raised in the beaches of Southern California and the forests of Southern Oregon. After attending Claremont McKenna College, he received a direct commission into the US Army to attend the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His post-graduate medical education included training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland in Baltimore. His job titles have included Staff Pathologist at Madigan Army Medical Center; Chief of Pathology at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning Georgia; Deputy Medical Examiner, Regional Medical Exam...

Margaret M Gedde, MD, PhD, DABPath

Gedde Whole Health LLC

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Toxicology, Forensic Pathology - THC DUI/DWI, Marijuana DUI/DWI, Medical Toxicology, Forensic Toxicology, Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, Hemp, THC, CBD, Cannabinoid Medicine, Cannabinoid Pharmacodynamics, Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics, THC Blood Testing, THC Drug Testing, Blood Cannabinoids, THC Impairment, Marijuana Impairment.
Dr. Gedde provides clinical expertise in medical use of cannabinoids through her cannabis-focused telemedicine practice. She is known for a clinical focus in use of cannabinoids in pediatric epilepsy. Dr. Gedde is knowledgeable about the environment around medical marijuana for physicians and has been qualified in civil and administrative courts as an expert witness regarding the practice of cannabis medicine. In addition to the MD degree, Dr. Gedde holds a PhD in Chemistry and is Board Certified in Clinical Pathology, the medical specialty that includes toxicology. As a medical toxicology expert witness, Dr. Gedde brings authoritative clarity to interpretation of blood cannabinoids in criminal and civil THC DUI/DWI cases. Dr. Gedde’s background also includes post-doctoral research into the molecular biology of bacterial pathogenesis at the University of California at Berkeley and five years in the pharmaceutical industry as a clinical microbiology director and consultant. She h...
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