General Surgery Expert Witness Listings

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William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Gastric bypass, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, gastrointestinal, GI, sleeve, laparoscopic, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, bariatrics, obesity
I am a full-time, board certified surgeon with a fellowship in bariatric surgery, specializing in complex bariatric cases. I have performed over 1,800 bariatric surgeries as well as many, many other related procedures. I also spend a considerable amount of time teaching, and am an associate professor of surgery at our regional medical school as well as serve as the Director of Medical Education for our hospital's medical student teaching program. I have reviewed over 20 cases in the last decade, have issued written reports, given numerous depositions, and testified in court as an expert witness. I have served on hospital peer-review committees, the state council on medical education, published peer-reviewed articles, and am currently a surveyor for a national surgical quality accreditation program. I limit my expert witness services to bariatric surgery cases, upper GI/GERD surgery, or general surgery complications in the morbidly obese.

Brian P Meier, CRNA

Jonesboro, Arkansas
Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Nurse Anesthetist Expert Witness - general surgery, cardiovascular anesthesia, cardiology, neurosurgery, perioperative nursing, pediatric anesthesia, recovery room, preoperative care, intubation, airway trauma, Obstetrics, operating room
Full time, actively practicing cardiovascular CRNA and certified legal nurse consultant. Over 20 years in hospitals/medicine including: ICU, surgery, and anesthesia. I have worked on several cases for attorneys including mismanaged airways, regional anesthesia, perioperative care (preoperative and postoperative) and cases related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation. American Heart Association certified instructor of Basic, advanced and pediatric life support (BLS/ACLS/PALS). I currently provide all types of anesthesia (general, regional, and MAC) at various locations around the state. At some locations I work as part of a team with other CRNAs and Anesthesiologists and at other locations I provide anesthesia as a sole provider. If your cases involves anesthesia in airway cases, general surgery, ENT, pediatric, plastic, cardiac, Ob-Gyn, vascular, orthopedic, neurosurgery, trauma, recovery room or pre-operative care, I can help guide your case

Oluwole Fajolu, MD

Woodland Hills, California
Thoracic Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Oncologic Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Portacath Insertions, Vascular Surgery, Pacemaker Implants, Oncologic Breast Surgery
I can provide expert witness in entire field of thoracic surgery and general surgery with 30+ years experience in both. I have been an expert reviewer for the CA State Medical Board for years. Board Certification: American Board of Surgery American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Melanie H. Friedlander, MD, FACS Association of South Bay Surgeons

Torrance, California
General Surgery Expert Witness - General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon Surgery, Reflux Surgery, Breast Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy
Dr. Friedlander is a full-time, board-certified general surgeon in private practice in the Los Angeles area. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the California Medical Association. She completed a laparoscopic surgery fellowship at USC following a 6-year residency program that included a research fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She has given depositions and served as an expert witness in both New York and Los Angeles. Her practice is based in Torrance, CA, where she has served as Chief of Surgery and a member of the Medical Executive Committee. She has also participated on multiple hospital committees, including peer-review quality evaluations.

Jason Goodwin, RN, MSN, MPH, CNOR, CPAN Innovative Cultures

Granite Bay, California
Nursing Administration Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - perioperative assessment, operating room and ASC management, AORN, ASPAN, surgical quality & safety, evidenced based care, intraop & Postop Complications, Surgical Value, Lean, Performance improvement, retained surgical items, time out, universal protocol, surgery RN, OR nurse, medication errors,
-Consulting Director • Vizient Consulting Inc. • Roseville, CA • 2017 - present - Perioperative Director • UC Davis Medical Center • Sacramento, CA • 2013 - 2017 - Perioperative Director / Manager • Roseville, San Francisco CA • 2008 - 2013 - Perioperative RN / Manager • The Surgery Center at Alta Bates Summit • Oakland, CA • 2006-2008 -US Navy Deployment: Operation Iraqi Freedom • Nurse Corps Officer, Trauma Operating Room Staff Nurse 2003-2006 • Jason Goodwin is perioperative RN and leader with 17 years experience in all processes upstream and downstream of Operating Room surgical care. Jason is a current healthcare executive with proven success in creating and implementing strategic initiatives within academic medical centers, integrated healthcare organizations, multi-hospital/multi-site systems, and free standing fee for service entities. A skilled and experienced perioperative leader; Jason is an expert in creating a learning culture and preventing adverse surgical ev...

Karen K. Quirk, M.D. Forensic MED Group

Glendora, California
Vascular Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Stroke, Amputation, Gangrene, Arterial Embolism, Dialysis Access, Leg/Arm Edema, Varicose Veins, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Claudication, Leg Ulcer, Aortic Aneurysm
Dr. Karen Kim Quirk, M.D. is Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery. She earned her under-graduate degree from University of California at Berkley in 1998, where she was awarded a UC Regents Scholarship. Dr. Quirk earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at University of California at San Diego. Dr. Quirk is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Western University of Health Sciences and an attending staff at Community Memorial Hospital. Dr. Quirk has presented clinical papers at several meetings of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Western Vascular Society and has authored and co-authored more than fifteen research papers and abstracts.

Angel E. Alsina, MD

Tampa, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Hepatology Expert Witness - Transplantation, Hepatic Disorders, Liver Cancer, Biliary Disorders, Portal Hypertension, Hepatis C and B, Chronic Liver Disease, Biliary Injuries, Liver Transplantation, Organ Donation, Liver Failure, Liver Oncology
Highly respected physician leader with proven collaborative skills. Unique multi-faceted knowledge in transplant, hepatic surgical disorders, hepatology, and hepato-oncology. Large referral and networking base in Florida. Proven track record for over two decades at large academic center. Cared for over 1,800 liver transplants patients and consistently met quality regulatory standards since 1996. Durable; over two decades of uninterrupted transplant services; brought center to the 94th percentile of liver transplant volumes in 2011, 9th in US. Entrusted by colleagues to care for their patients. Proven investigator in pivotal trials in liver transplantation, liver cancer, hepatitis C, and hepatologic disorders. Publishing and speaking experience nationally. Expert CME teacher in various fields and experienced publisher.

Mark W. Gordon, MD

Pembroke Pines, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness - Wound Care, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Hernia, Libel, Credentials, Contracts, IME
Board certified in Surgery and Wound Care, member of numerous societies, extensive hospital leadership positions, teaching at local medical school. Current reviewer for state board of medicine, Medicare, independent review panels. Performs IMEs, disability determinations. Experienced with litigation in negligence(both defense and plaintiff) ,credentialing, dismissal, contracts, libel. CV on request.Extensive experience case evaluation, deposition, trials for 18 years. Defense, hospital/medical staff issues and plaintiff cases.

Eric Kleinstein, MD MD LEGAL CONSULTANTS OF SOUTH FLORIDA, LLC

PARKLAND, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Wound Care Expert Witness - General Surgery, Wound Care, Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Hernia, Mesh, Breast
Eric Kleinstein, MD is a Board Certified General Surgeon. He has been in practice in South Florida since 2002. Expertise in all aspects of General Surgery, as well as Wound Care. He has also reviewed many hernia and mesh cases. He has been Chief of Surgery at his hospital, as well as the Medical Director of the Wound Care Center at University Hospital. He is currently on the committee to establish a Surgical residency program at his hospital and has been teaching students since 2013. Podiatry residents have been rotating on his service since 2004. His forte is explaining medical terminology into layman's terms. Website at www.MDLCSF.com is currently under construction - Please email at EKMD@MDLCSF.com.

Kenneth A Larson, MD Center for Advanced Surgical Care

North Palm Beach, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness - Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Hernia, Gallbladder, Mesh, Lap Band, Colon, Intestine, Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Sleeve, Thyroid

Mark Liberman, MD, FACS

Naples, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness - Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colon Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Common Bile Duct Injury, Cholecystectomy, Gastric Balloon, Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy, Nissen Fundoplication
Full time private practice surgeon, board- certified with a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles. Former Chief of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Naples,FL Current Vice Chairman of Surgery, Physicians Regional Medical System Castle Connolly Top Doctor, as chosen by peers, 2004-2018 (inclusive) Assist Clinical Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University Published more than 20 peer reviewed articles and 1 book chapter Retired Navy Captain I have reviewed 10-20 cases over the last decade and testified in court, equally divided between plaintiff and defense.

Devesh Tiwary, MD

Palm Harbor, Florida
General Surgery Expert Witness, Trauma Surgery Expert Witness - Laparoscopy, Gallbladder, Hernia, Cholecystectomy, Stomach, Colon, Intestine, Peritonitis, Acute Abdominal Surgery, Laparotomy, Shock, Abdominal Trauma
Past Emergency Surgeon at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Past Chief of Surgery at St. Petersburg General Hospital, Now General surgeon, emergency, trauma surgeon

Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
General Surgery Expert Witness, Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness - Minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, robotic surgery, gallbladder surgery complications, bariatric surgery, colon and rectal surgery, acute care surgery, upper and lower endoscopy, complex hernia surgery, bile duct injury, bowel injury, Medical error prevention, Patient safety, litigation.
Dr. Diarra is a fellow of the American Board of Surgery. He is a very experienced medical chart reviewer and expert witness. He has extensive experience in medical error prevention, patient safety and litigation for medical negligence. He testifies for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He is skilled in minimally invasive general surgery techniques, acute care surgery and trauma surgery. He completed an additional fellowship training in bariatric, advanced minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and maintains a full time practice working as a minimally invasive general surgeon/robotic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta, Georgia. His passion involves advocating for advances in minimally advanced laparoscopic techniques to improve the lives of patients after surgery. Dr. Diarra works in a very efficient and effective manner and is easily accessible. Expert professional opinions expressed by Dr. Diarra are based on his own personal capacity and do not necessarily represent t...

Alan P McMahan, MD

Eastman, Georgia
General Surgery Expert Witness - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Hernias, Central Lines, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Decubitus, Pressure Wounds

Brian S Myers, MD, FACS

Stockbridge, Georgia
General Surgery Expert Witness - LAPAROSCOPY, STOMACH, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION & TUMORS, COLON CANCER & DIVERTICULITIS, GERD, FUNDOPLICATION, PARAESOPHAGEAL HERNIA, DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA, ABDOMEN & INGUINAL HERNIA, ACHALASIA, ADRENAL TUMORS, SPLEEN, BILIARY, CHOLECYSTITIS, ZENKER'S DIVERTICULUM
A practising general surgeon with a particular emphasis on minimally invasive techniques in the state of Georgia since 1999, my practice covers the breadth of general surgery from the common (i.e. cholecystectomies) to the rare (pheochromocytomas). Serving in leadership positions and on medical committees where I review charts on a regular basis in order to make challenging decisions on colleague's conduct and judgement has given me the skills to expeditiously review charts and make well thought out grounded recommendations.

Chirag A Dholakia, MD MD Consultants, LLC

Wheaton, Illinois
General Surgery Expert Witness, Trauma Surgery Expert Witness - General Surgeon, Surgeon, Trauma Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive, Board Certified
I am Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. I received a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and have had no prior malpractice claims. I am experienced in minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, foregut surgery, bariatric surgery, robotic surgery, solid organ surgery, colon and rectal surgery, surgical oncology, trauma surgery, and upper and lower endoscopy.


Maria P Balatzis, MSN, RN-BC Nurse Expert Consulting Services

Perry Hall, Maryland
Nurse Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, Surgical-Oncological Nurse, Gastrointestinal Surgical Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting
ANCC Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing

Michael Todd, MD

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Trauma Surgery Expert Witness, Critical Care Surgery Expert Witness - General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Emergency Surgery

Keely Buesing, MD University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, Nebraska
General Surgery Expert Witness, Trauma Surgery Expert Witness - Surgical Critical Care, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute Lung Injury, Ventilator, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Emergency General Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care Academic Appointment: Assistant Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Newton, New Jersey
General Surgery Expert Witness, Trauma Surgery Expert Witness - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Ronald Sultan, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Jersey City, New Jersey
General Surgery Expert Witness, Ultrasound Expert Witness - Surgical Oncology, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Colon Surgery, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Hernia surgery, Cholecystectomy, Gallbladder, Appendectomy, Wound Care, Surgical Infection, Vascular, Bariatric, Trauma, Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical malpractice.
Dr. Sultan is an active Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a licensed board-certified general surgeon with 45 years of clinical and surgical experience in a private practice, university, community and teaching hospital setting. Dr. Sultan received his bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College, graduating with high honors on the Dean’s list. He received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from NYU School of medicine. He completed his surgical training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in the Bronx and Philadelphia, with specialized training in Head and Neck Surgery and Colonoscopy in Temple and Beth Israel. He received additional certification by the American Society of Breast Surgeons including AIUM (American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine) certification in breast ultrasound and biopsy. Dr. Sultan has served as Chief of Surgery at Grenville Hospital (1989-1996) and Christ Hospital (1996-2013). He sits on and has chaired multiple hospital committees. Dr. Sultan is a Fel...

Jiri Bem, MD SUNY Upstate University Hospital

Syracuse, New York
Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Surgery of Small Intestine, Colonoscopy, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colorectal Cancer, Diverticular Disease, Proctology, Hemorrhoids, Colon Polyps, Fecal Incontinence, Colostomy, GI Bleeding. Associate Professor of Surgery
Board Certified in Colon and Rectal and General Surgery. Associate Professor of Surgery, SUNY Upstate University Hospital.

David A. Mayer, M.D., F.I.C.S.

Huntington, New York
General Surgery Expert Witness, Vascular Surgery Expert Witness - general surgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert.
General surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert. Chairman of Surgery Emeritus, Associate Professor of Surgery. Over 25 years experience as medical expert witness in all jurisdictions.

Aaron E. Roth, MD, FACS

New Rochelle, New York
General Surgery Expert Witness, Critical Care Surgery Expert Witness - minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, anti reflux surgery, gastric surgery, gastro intestinal surgery, colon surgery, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia surgery, wound care, surgical infections
In community practice since 1995 after surgical training at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City followed by a fellowship at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center in surgical critical care. Board certified in general surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in surgical critical care. Currently Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

Michail Shafir, MD, MPH, FACS

New York, New York
General Surgery Expert Witness, Oncology Expert Witness - Surgical Oncology, Carcinoid, Neuroendocrine Tumor, Melanoma, Cancer Clinical Trials, Breast Cancer

Michael H Tarlowe, MD, FACS, FASCRS Michael H. Tarlowe, MD, PC

White Plains, New York
Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Colorectal, Colonoscopy, Colon polyp, Infection, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Hernia surgery, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess & fistula, Anal cancer, Laparoscopic surgery, Medical malpractice, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Anal warts
Dr. Tarlowe is board certified in both Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 10 years experience. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dr. Tarlowe maintains a full time private practice in White Plains, NY and New York City. He sits on multiple hospital committees and has reviewed numerous medicolegal cases.

Gary Ciment, PhD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
General Surgery Expert Witness, Neurological Surgery Expert Witness - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

William J. Harb, MD The Colorectal Center

Nashville, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Proctology, Hemorrhoids, Fecal Incontinence, Anal Fistula, Diverticulitis, Inherited Colon Cancer
I am a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in private practice since 2006. My practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery. I have extensive expertise in proctology and anorectal surgery, including hemorrhoidal disease, fecal incontinence, and have a busy colonoscopy practice. Additionally, I have additional expertise in the field of inherited cancers, particularly inherited colon and rectal cancers. Genetic testing is an integral part of my practice and while that is mainly gastrointestinal cancers, I have experience with the genetics of many other inherited cancer syndromes, including breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer syndromes. I spent many years on the board of Lynch Syndrome International which is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people on Lynch Syndrome.

Peter E. Grays, MD

Bedford, Texas
General Surgery Expert Witness - General surgery and disability evaluation, FACS

Shahid Shafi, MD, MBA, MPH Surgical Group of North Texas

Southlake, Texas
Trauma Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Critical Care Surgery, Injury, Accident, Car Wreck, Fall, Hit, Assault, Complication, Surgical Complication, Post-operative Complication, Wound, Fracture, Surgery
Dr. Shafi is a General and Trauma Surgeon, and CEO of the Surgical Group of North Texas in Grapevine, TX. Previously, he served as the Medical Director for Surgical Quality at Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance in Dallas, the second largest ACO in the country, with over 4500 physicians. Prior to that he was the Medical Director for Trauma Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital/UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX. He is the recipient of several research grants and has published over 110 manuscripts in surgical journals. In addition, he has served in leadership roles in professional societies and governmental advisory committees.

STEPHEN M. COHEN, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS VA MEDICAL CENTER

CHESTERFIELD, Virginia
Colon & Rectal Surgery Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - COLON CANCER, COLONOSCOPY, DIVERTICULITIS, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, BLEEDING, FECAL INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, HEMORRHOIDS, NUTRITION, CHOLECYSTITIS, APPENDICITIS, LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, ASCITIS, FEVER, INFECTION, ANTIBIOTICS, SURGERY, POLYPS, INFLAMMATION, ADHESIONS, CROHN'S
In his new position, Dr. Stephen Cohen is leading the way for improved surgical care for those who have served our great country. Dr. Cohen has joined the surgical team at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, Dr. Cohen will join the faculty as a full-time colon and rectal surgeon to help teach, train, and educate the young physicians who comprise the backbone of the VA organization. Dr. Stephen Cohen was the first Board certified colon and rectal surgeon for the southern crescent area in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of his patients traveled long distances to receive his high quality care, due to his unique ability to put patients and family at ease during difficult and often stressful times. Dr. Cohen is an innovator, pioneer, and pacesetter of emerging, developing, and innovative colorectal techniques. He is active in teaching, educating, and collaborating with physicians both domestically and internationally, in which his...

Claire L Buchanan, MD, FACS

Seattle, Washington
Oncology Expert Witness, General Surgery Expert Witness - Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Disease, Breast Surgery, Lumpectomies, Lumpectomy, Mastectomies, Mastectomy, Surgical Oncologist, Wire Guided Excision
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