General Surgery Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of general surgery expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on general surgery and related issues. General surgery 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 general surgery expert witnesses testify regarding may include: General Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Colonoscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Hernia, Gallbladder Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Hernia Surgery, Sepsis, Trauma Surgery, and Wound Care.

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Aaron E. Roth, MD, FACS

General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - 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. Bariatric surgery experience. Currently Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

Meade Palmer, MD, MPH, FACS

General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Laparoscopic, Abdominal, Hernia, Stomach, Small intestine, Bowel, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Anal, Appendix, Hemorrhoid, Gall Bladder, Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Fissure, Fistula, Colonoscopy, Polyp, EGD, Mesh, Gastrostomy, PEG, Tracheostomy, Critical Care
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with 30+ years of experience. Clinical Assistant Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Fellowship-trained endoscopist, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School affiliation. Fellowship trained trauma and surgical critical care, MIEMSS. Fellow of American College of Surgeons. Experience as risk retention group claims committee chairman, hospital quality, safety and credentials committee member and state board reviewer of standards of care. Retired Major, US Army reserve medical corps and volunteer mission surgeon.

Stephan Zweig, MD, FACS

General Surgery - Advanced laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, breast surgery, inguinal, ventral and umbilical hernia surgery, colon and rectal surgery, biliary surgery, venous access surgery, soft tissue tumors, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries
Forty years experience as active clinical general surgeon in private practice and with Kaiser Permanente. Retired partner physician with Kaiser Permanente and past Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCLA. Board certified with American Board of Surgery, fellow of The American College of Surgeons. I have performed over fifteen thousand major general surgery cases, involving all aspects of general surgery. My responsibilities have included active instruction of UCLA general surgery residents during my time at Kaiser Permanente and of Cedars-Sinai general surgery residents during my time in private practice. I will provide objective, non biased expert witness reports and testimony, supported by substantial medical evidence.

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS

Wiregrass Surgical

Dothan, Alabama
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years experience and over 45,000 surgical cases/procedures in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast ex...

William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS

Alabama Bariatrics

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - 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 3500 bariatric operations including intragastric balloons, 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 30 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 and executive committees, the board of our state medical society and state board of medical examiners, 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 and general surgery complicati...

Joshua Barton, MD

Arizona
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

Gaylene F Chartier, MSN, RN, CNOR, LNC

Cave Creek, Arizona
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Surgeries: General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Urology Surgery, URO/GYN Surgery, GYN Surgery, Plastic Surgery, da Vinci Robotic Surgery. Operating Room Nurse. I have experience with Standard of Care, infection prevention/sterile technique, injury prevention and positioning.
I have been an RN since 1999 in the operating room, both as a circulator, a scrub, and Perioperative Clinical Educator. My experience ranges from Level 1 trauma to outpatient surgery center. I have experience in the surgical specialties of cardiac, general, gynecology, orthopedic (spine), plastics, and urology. I also have assisted with the implementation of the DaVinci Robotic program in the specialties of cardiac, gynecology, and urology. I have been employed in Scottsdale, AZ since August 2009, where I perform the duties of scrub and circulator. I was promoted to Clinical Nurse Educator in April 2015 for Shea and Piper Perioperative Department (OR, pre-op, PACU, Endoscopy, and CSPD). In this position I educated staff in the newest technologies and remain current with policies and procedures. I also reviewed and updated policies for the hospital system. I was also the Laser Safety Officer for the Scottsdale campus. I have also successfully concluded several AORN: 101 Perioperativ...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

James Roberts, MD, RVT

Surgical Phronesis, Inc.

Arizona
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Vascular ultrasound, Healogics Wound degree

Avraham Belizon, MD

California
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon surgery, GI surgery, abdominal surgery

Alexis Chaudron, EdD, MSN, MHA, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FACHE

AEC Consulting LLC

Studio City, California
Legal Nurse Consulting, Orthopedic Surgery - Operating Room Nurse, Circulator Nurse, Scrub Nurse, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, ENT Surgery, Plastic Surgery, DaVinci Robotic Surgery, GYN Surgery, Urological Surgery, and Pediatric Surgery, SPD, Pre-Op, PACU/Recovery, Surgery Center, GI, Nursing Leadership, Patient Safety
Alexis Chaudron is the owner of AEC Consulting LLC, an independent consulting practice through which she provides healthcare expertise honed through 15+ years of healthcare experience. Ms. Chaudron has provided expert witness services for medical legal cases. She has analyzed medical charts, depositions, declarations and other related documents to ascertain if the nursing standard of care has been met. Ms. Chaudron has provided depositions and expert testimony as needed depending on case requirements. She has worked for both plaintiffs and defense in medical malpractice and wrongful termination cases. Ms. Chaudron has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Studies from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master's of Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She continued to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing after working for years in healthcare administr...

Oluwole Fajolu, MD

Porter Ranch, California
Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery - 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

Gail P Fisher, RN, BSN, CNOR

OR Futures, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Nurse, Nursing Administration - Surgery, Nurse Educator, Cardiac/Vascular/Trauma/ Plastic Surgery, Total Joints, Fractures, Colon/Rectal Surgery, General Surgery, Fire Safety, Retained Foreign Objects/Sponges/Instruments, Operating Room Patient Positioning, Injury Prevention, Documentation/Chart Review
Gail has over 40 years experience in nursing, with the main focus in perioperative services. Majority of roles include scrub, circulating nurse, charge nurse, coordinator, and also as an informaticist. Strong surgical expertise spans Cardiac Surgery, Orthopedics, Plastic, and Trauma procedures. Over the last ten years, she has passionately delivered hands-on training and evidence-based perioperative instruction using the AORN Periop 101 Program to new graduate nurses, experienced nurses and surgical technicians. Guiding individuals in acquiring new skills and empowering them to perform confidently brings her great satisfaction. Her commitment to education has equipped numerous nursing professionals with essential knowledge and skills to transition into this area and provide safe patient care. As a Quality Improvement Coordinator, she conducted retrospective reviews of inpatient medical records, resolving documentation discrepancies for the cardiovascular lab. This work honed her ...

Jason C. Goodwin, RN, MS, MPH, CNOR

Granite Bay, California
Nursing Administration, General Surgery - AAAHC Surveyor, Professor of Nursing at Sacramento City College, Operating Room Nurse, Ambulatory Surgery Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Life Care Planning, Perioperative Services Administration, Post Anesthesia Nurse, Procedural Sedation Nurse, GI procedures RN, CNOR, RN, Med Surg, Medical Devices
Clinical Experiences include:  Medical Surgical Nursing  Shock / Trauma Intervention  Procedural Services  Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Care  Procedural Sedation  Clinical Educator Operational / Leadership Experiences include:  2003 Iraqi War Veteran  Multi-site surgical venues - UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente  Level 1 Trauma academic medical center – UC Davis Medical Center  Military – Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Operation Iraqi Freedom  Fee for service ambulatory surgery and procedural services – ABSMC Surgery Center  Clinic management – Perioperative Medicine Clinic, Kaiser Permanente -As a procedural department administrator and clinician, I have personally supervised the safe care in and around various procedures and operating room venues for 18 years, totaling approximately 300,000 individual patient encounters. As a Registered Nurse, Operating Room Manager, Director, and Administrator, I have extensive experience with reg...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

San Diego, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

Jeremy Laney, MD

Playa del Rey, California
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease - Liver transplant, Cardiac Surgery, Pain management, Airway management, Sedation, Awareness under anesthesia, Echocardiography, Epidural, Intubation, ECMO, Heart Transplant, General Surgery, Life Support, Ventilaltion, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Lung Transplant, Surgery, ACLS, Ventilator
Board-certified, fellowship-trained anesthesiologist at Keck Medical Center of University of Southern California (USC). Received my Medical Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2016. Completed my residency in Anesthesiology at Los Angeles County + USC program. Completed fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Keck Medical Center of USC. Currently working full-time at Keck Medical Center of USC as a full time clinician and assistant professor. This is a high-volume surgical center with complex cases and requires teaching fellows, residents and medical students in anesthesiology. Well-educated on current literature in my field. Board certified in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (heart imaging). Provide anesthesia services for many types of surgical cases but specialize in cardiac and liver transplant. Ample clinical experience in other surgical cases (including outpatient). Expert witness experience since 2021 to clients all ...

ANNE MCADAM, MSN, RN

McAdam Healthcare Consulting

San Marcos, California
Nurse, Critical Care Surgery - Registered Nurse, PACU, post anesthesia, critical care, general surgery, plastic surgery, urology, OB-GYN, orthopedics, robotic, medications, laparoscopic, spinal surgery, pain procedures, eye surgery, ambulatory surgery, colorectal, eye surgery, education, competencies, policies & procedures
Anne McAdam has been a California registered nurse for 18 years and has served in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Ambulatory Post Anesthesia Care Unit. She also worked as a Nurse Educator in a women’s acute care unit and recovery room, where she trained nurses and contributed to the development and revision of nursing competencies and policies and procedures. In the recovery room, she worked in various capacities including bedside clinician, charge nurse and preceptor to students, new graduates and transferring nurses. In 2008, she worked as an adjunct faculty member at National University where she was a lecture professor for Medical Surgical Nursing III. She currently cares for a variety of inpatient and outpatient postoperative patients in an ambulatory care center recovery room.

Kamran Samakar, MD, MA, FACS, FASMBS

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Acute Care Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Emergency Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Colon Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Complications
Dr. Samakar is a board certified General Surgeon, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Harvard Medical School where he was also a clinical instructor of surgery. He is currently a faculty member of the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine where he serves as a full-time surgeon & Associate Professor, researcher, and educator. Dr. Samakar is the Director of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program at USC Keck Medical Center. He holds a Master's degree in Bioethics and Health Law from the University of Pittsburgh and has been active in the study and practice of medical-legal issues for nearly 20 years. He has testified for both plaintiff and defense on multiple occasions with numerous depositions, trial testimony, and case reviews. Dr. Samakar's current areas of practice are Bariatric and Minimally Invasive...

Rohit Sharma, MD, FACS

Santa Barbara, California
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Neurocritical Care, General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Emergency General Surgery, Hemorrhage, Peritonitis, Surgical Complications, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, Colon and Rectum Surgery, Bowel Obstruction, Laparoscopic Surgery
Dr. Rohit Sharma, MD, FACS is dual board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care with additional subspecialty certification in Neurocritical Care. He is the Associate Trauma Medical Director at the only American College of Surgeons verified Level-1 Trauma Center between the LA and Bay areas. He has held numerous hospital leadership positions, and has extensive experience in Trauma Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement. He is full time General Surgery Residency Teaching Faculty, is well-published, and is active in clinical research on a wide range of General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, and Critical Care topics. He is passionate about providing his patients with the highest standards of care, and brings these same rigorous standards to malpractice case review for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has extensive experience and expertise in Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Neurocritical Care, and General Surgery. CV and references...

Hussna Wakily, MD

Oceanside, California
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Colon Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Breast Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Mesh surgery, Intestinal Obstruction, Adhesions, Gallbladder surgery, Bile Ducts, Perforations
Expert witness for general surgery with over 14 years of clinical experience. Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery in Boston, MA. Consecutive Top Doctor Award winner from 2019-2023 for General. Voted Exceptional Women in Medicine 2023. Castle Connolly Award winner for 2019-2023, General Surgery. Currently serving as editor for the Surgical Endoscopy Journal and Journal of Surgical Research. Current hernia committee member for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). She is the Robotic Chairman at Scripps Encinitas Hospital. Experienced medical expert. Dr. Wakily offers accurate and thorough expert medical chart reviews and testimony for defense and plaintiff attorneys. Board certified, clinically active surgeon specializing in Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery and all aspects related to general...

Stephan Zweig, MD, FACS

Pacific Palisades, California
General Surgery - Advanced laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, breast surgery, inguinal, ventral and umbilical hernia surgery, colon and rectal surgery, biliary surgery, venous access surgery, soft tissue tumors, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries
Forty years experience as active clinical general surgeon in private practice and with Kaiser Permanente. Retired partner physician with Kaiser Permanente and past Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCLA. Board certified with American Board of Surgery, fellow of The American College of Surgeons. I have performed over fifteen thousand major general surgery cases, involving all aspects of general surgery. My responsibilities have included active instruction of UCLA general surgery residents during my time at Kaiser Permanente and of Cedars-Sinai general surgery residents during my time in private practice. I will provide objective, non biased expert witness reports and testimony, supported by substantial medical evidence.

Avraham Belizon, MD

Colorado
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon surgery, GI surgery, abdominal surgery

James Roberts, MD, RVT

Surgical Phronesis, Inc.

Johnstown, Colorado
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Vascular ultrasound, Healogics Wound degree

Joseph J. Bennett, MD, MBA, FACS, FSSO

Newark, Delaware
General Surgery, Oncology - pancreas cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, bile duct cancer, colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, melanoma, skin cancer, sarcoma, carcinomatosis, colonoscopy, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, bile duct injury, cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, bowel obstruction, delay in diagnosis
Dr. Bennett has over 25 years of experience and is a board-certified general surgeon trained at the University of Chicago, and a fellowship trained surgical oncologist from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bennett is the Chief of Surgical oncology at a large academic hospital and a core teaching faculty member. He is director of the hepatobiliary-pancreas multidisciplinary team, and the gastric, melanoma and sarcoma multidisciplinary team. Dr. Bennett is regularly voted as Top Doctor both locally and nationally. Dr. Bennett is well published in many of the most premier peer-reviewed medical journals and has given many national presentations regarding cancer research and surgical outcomes. Dr. Bennett specializes in hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery and cancers, gastrointestinal surgery and cancers, soft tissue sarcoma and skin cancers. He performs endoscopy, colonoscopy, laparoscopic, ...

Francisco J Rodriguez, MD, FACS, DABS

Mildord, Delaware
General Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - WOUND CARE & HYPERBARIC, ABDOMINAL/GASTROENTEROLOGY SURGERY, ADVANCE HERNIA, TRAUMA SURGERY , VENOUS DISEASE
EXPERT WITNESS EXPERIENCE IN ADVANCE WOUND CARE, HERNIA AND INTRA-ABDOMINAL SURGERY. AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY EXAMINER, BOARD CERTIFIED AND DIPLOMATE OF AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY. PROFESSOR OF SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN SURGERY AND PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR. ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC SURGERY INSTRUCTOR ADVANCED TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINER

Angel E Alsina, MD FACS FAASLD

Tampa, Florida
General Surgery, Hepatology - Liver Transplantation, Bile duct injuries, Portal Hypertension, Hepatitis C, Chronic Liver Disease, Organ Transplantation, Organ Donation, Liver Failure, Liver Oncology, Liver Cancer, Surgical complications, Correctional Medicine of liver diseases and hepatitis C, Drug-induced liver injuries
Trained at Harvard Department of Surgery, New England Deaconess program in Hepato-Biliary Surgery, liver surgery, and Liver Transplantation. American Board of Surgery certified. Fellow designation by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases ( AASLD). Collaborative Professor at University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine. Real world experience: • 24 years of hepato-biliary (liver) surgery and liver transplantation experience at a tertiary care, 1,010 bed teaching hospital. • Broad skills in general surgery, liver surgery, transplantation, hepatology , and hepato-oncology (liver cancer). • Directed liver transplantation and cancer programs for total of 20 years • Experienced in Hepatitis C. Principal investigator in Hepatitis C trials that resulted in drug approval. • Managed immunosuppression treatments long term in over 1,000 liver transplant recipients. • Leader of a multi-disciplinary liver cancer team. Conducted oncologic treatments at s...

Avraham Belizon, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon surgery, GI surgery, abdominal surgery

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS

Wiregrass Surgical

Florida
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years experience and over 45,000 surgical cases/procedures in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast ex...

Mark W. Gordon, MD

Pembroke Pines, Florida
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - 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.

Issam A Halaby, MD, PhD

Venice, Florida
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - Wound Care, Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Vascular and endovascular surgery, Hernia surgery, colon surgery, gallbladder surgery, Limb salvage, Abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery
I am a Board Certified Surgeon, , with a busy private practice divided between general and vascular surgery. I have been performing expert witness work since 2016 and will review both plaintiff and defense cases. In addition to my clinical training and extensive practice experience I hold a PhD from Cornell University. This affords me the rare combination of real world private practice expertise and academic research and reasoning skills. I am able to provide a rapid turnaround for case reviews and am able to defend my opinions strongly at deposition

Eric Kleinstein, MD, FACS

MD LEGAL CONSULTANTS OF SOUTH FLORIDA, LLC

PARKLAND, Florida
General Surgery, Wound Care - General Surgery, Wound Care, Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Injury, 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 a Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a Faculty member of the East Florida Consortium Surgical Residency Program, and at Broward Health General Surgery Residency Program at Coral Springs Medical Center. Podiatry residents have been rotating on his service since 2004. His forte is explaining medical terminology into layman's terms. Please email at [email protected].

Colin G Knight, MD, FACS, FAAP

South Miami, Florida
Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery - surgeon, pediatric surgeon, surgery, pediatric surgery, surgery expert, expert, pediatrician, doctor, appendix, appendicitis, baby, infant, child, teen, adolescent, youth
After completing his undergraduate education at Yale University, Dr. Colin Knight earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia. Following a surgical internship at UVA, Dr. Knight served as a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force. In that capacity, he worked as a primary care doctor, occupational and travel medicine specialist, aircraft mishap investigator, human factors consultant, and served on multiple deployments within the United States and overseas. He then completed surgical training at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and pediatric surgery training at the Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Dr. Knight was an attending surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, where he trained medical students. surgery residents, and pediatric surgery fellows, for over a decade. He now practices at HCA Florida's Lawnwood Hospital in Fort Pierce, Florida. In addition to a faculty appointment at Florida International Unviersity, Dr. Knight serves on national com...

Kenneth A Larson, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FABOM

Center for Advanced Surgical Care

Loxahatchee Groves, Florida
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Hernia, Gallbladder, Mesh, Lap Band, Colon, Intestine, Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Abdominal Surgery, Surgical Infection
Dr. Larson is a board-certified general surgeon with an active clinical practice in south Florida since 2004. He has a subspecialty interest in bariatric surgery and regularly performs over 500 general surgery procedures annually in addition to over 125 bariatric (weight loss) surgery procedures annually. Dr. Larson is the medical director for a nationally recognized center of excellence in bariatric surgery and maintains a faculty appointment with the University of Miami. He has been reviewing medicolegal cases since 2008 and has recent and ongoing experience with case reviews, affidavits, depositions, and trial testimony.

Brian Matier, MD

Lutz, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Robotic surgery, colon surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colectomy, colonoscopy, rectal surgery, anal, anastomotic leak, intestinal, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, fecal incontinence
Double Board certified in Colon & Rectal, and General Surgery with 9 years of practice experience. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Prior clinical academic appointment at University of Buffalo School of Medicine. Extensive training and experience in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery. Practice and experience includes all forms of colon and rectal surgery including colectomy, proctectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, anal and rectal surgery, proctology, and fecal incontinence. Legal experience includes testimony as a medical fact witness in criminal trial, and deposition (fact witness and defendant) in medical liability cases.

Derek K Paul, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Derek K. Paul M.D. F.A.C.S. - General Surgeon

Vero Beach, Florida
General Surgery - General, Oncologic, Laparoscopic: Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Colon Surgery, Breast Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Colectomy, Appendectomy,
Internship and Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center/University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital Hospital Affiliations- Attending Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital and Sebastian River Medical Center Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery (1999 to Present) General, Laparoscopic, and Oncologic Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor, General Surgery- Florida State University College of Medicine (2008- Present) Clinical Assistant Professor, General Surgery- Edward Via College of Medicine (2002-Present) American College of Surgeons, Fellow American Board of Surgery, Diplomat Florida Surgical Society Indian River County Medical Society American Society of Breast Surgeons

Patrick J. Regan, DO

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
General Surgery - General/Acute Care Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, Peer Review Chairman, Quality Committee Chairman, Standards of Care, Causation, Patient Safety, Operating Room Safety Standards, Operating Room Policies and Procedures, Sham Peer Review, Fraud, External Peer Review, and Federal/State cases.
The Medical Expert Witness that you don't need a dictionary to understand! Dr. Patrick J. Regan has more than 25 years of experience in General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery and the Medico-Legal realm. Dr Regan trained at the World Renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr Regan has built programs and is in active surgical practice. Dr Regan is actively teaching and holds academic appointments. He is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. In addition to his academic appointments, Dr Regan supervises other healthcare practitioners and is experienced in their scope of practice. Dr Regan also consults with the Prosecution Services Unit of the Florida Board of Medicine. He has extensive experience in the areas of Peer Review, External Peer Review, Sham Peer Review, Bad Faith Peer Review and medical staff quality issues having served both as a member and as Chairman of various hospitals Peer Review Committees and Quality Committees. Dr Regan al...

Steven Siegal, MD, FACS

GI Surgical Specialists

Fort Myers, Florida
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - Endoscopy, Hernia, Gastrointestinal, Solid Organ, Postoperative Care, Colonoscopy , Colon, Weight Loss, Acid reflux, Hiatal Hernia, Upper GI, Swallowing Disorders, Robotic Surgery, Informed Consent, Wound Care
Dr. Siegal is a board-certified fellow surgeon of the American College of Surgeons with specialty training in minimally invasive bariatric, robotic, and endoscopic surgery. He graduated from the University of Miami in 2008, then received his medical degree from the University of Florida in 2013. Dr. Siegal then pursued his general surgery residency at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR where he published many peer-reviewed research papers focused on hernia surgery, esophageal cancer, and reflux disease. He then pursued a fellowship in advanced robotic gastrointestinal, endoscopic and bariatric surgery at Penn State University where he focused on advanced surgical endoscopy. In addition to being a Founding Member of the American Foregut Society, Dr. Siegal carries the following certifications: SAGES Flexible Endoscopy, Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy, Intuitive Robotic Surgery, Stop ...

Michael H Tarlowe, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Michael H. Tarlowe, MD, PC

Deerfield Beach, Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colonoscopy, Hemorrhoids, Proctology, Hernia surgery, Anal Fissure, Anal abscess, Anal fistula, Anal cancer, Medical malpractice, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Anal warts, Pilonidal cyst
Dr. Tarlowe is board certified in both Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery, with more than 15 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. He has reviewed and opined on dozens of cases, for both plaintiff and defense, including both medical malpractice and personal injury.

Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS

Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - 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...

Steven M Fendley, MD, FACS

Wiregrass Surgical

Georgia
General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - endoscopy, colonoscopy, open hernia, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, cholecystectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy, lymph node mapping biopsy, gastric sleeve, robotic bariatric surgery, appendectomy, colectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, breast cancer, da Vinci, reflux
With over 34 years experience and over 45,000 surgical cases/procedures in a high volume general surgery practice for which he is the senior partner, Dr. Steve Fendley has extensive experience and expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was an early adopter of the da Vinci Robot platform and immersed himself in training on the da Vinci in 2012, now having completed over 2,400 robotic cases, while continuing a full general surgery practice, with a high volume of hernia repair, EGD/colonoscopy, mastectomy, colectomy, gastric sleeve, appendectomy, cholecystectomy as well as other common general procedures. Robotically, he specializes in hernia repair, gastric sleeves and anti-reflux surgeries. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Robotic Services at Flowers Hospital. He led the transition regionally from open to laparoscopic surgery, and now to da Vinci Robotic general surgery, serving as a site mentor and consultant for Intuitive Surgical. His vast ex...

Brian S Myers, MD, FACS

Stockbridge, Georgia
General Surgery - 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.

Steven F Fowler, MD FACS FASMBS

Kailua, Hawaii
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Stomach Surgery, Hiatal Hernia Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Steven Fowler, MD is Board Certified in General Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is also a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He holds a certificate from the American Board of Surgery in Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Focused Practice Designation. He is the Medical Director and founder of the Hawaii Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Adventist Health Castle. The program participates in the MBSAQIP reporting and has been certified since 2009. His busy practice focuses on Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, SADI-S, Duodenal Switch, and revisional bariatric operations. In addition, he performs foregut and abdominal wall surgery. Operative approach centers on Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgery and conventional laparoscopic techniques.

Joshua Barton, MD

Eagle, Idaho
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

Thomas J. Esposito, MD, MPH

OSF Healthcare

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

Bruce G Livingston, D.O., J.D.

MedWitness, Ltd.

Skokie, Illinois
Legal Medicine - Medical Legal Consultant, Medical Case Consultant, Medical Malpractice Consultant, Medical Malpractice Expert, Medical Malpractice Case Review, Catastrophic Injuries, Wound Care, Emergency Medical Services, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Family Medicine
NO MERIT - NO CHARGE CASE REVIEWS FOR LAW FIRMS. Bruce Livingston is a physician & surgeon licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois and he is trained in law. He has participated and consulted in a high number of complex medical litigation across the Country in all specialties. He also has experience in medical patents and medical commercial litigation. We review any type of medical case in any specialty within 72 hours. If your case does not have merit or if it does but counsel does not wish to proceed there is no charge for the consultation and/or review. We have decades of experience across the nation evaluating medical-legal cases and can tell you very quickly if the case has medical merit and what it might be worth. We are able to assist in the case set up and suggest as well as procure appropriate medical experts who will themselves testify for you. We are also available to serve as on going non-testifying experts to do research, be av...

Tejas R Shah, MD, FACS, RPVI

AMITA Health

Naperville, Illinois
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Vascular ultrasound, Endovascular surgery, venous disease, vein ablations,
Chief of Vascular Surgery St. Alexius Medical Center Director of Vascular Lab St. Alexius Medical Center Assistant Professor at University of Illinois Chicago

Kevin M. Lowe, MD, PhD

Roanoke, Indiana
Oncology, General Surgery - Cancer surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pancreas Surgery, Liver surgery, Bile duct surgery, Gall Bladder surgery, Stomach surgery, Esophagus surgery, Retroperitoneal Sarcoma surgery, Robotic surgery
Dr. Lowe is an experienced, fellowship-trained cancer surgeon who focuses on diseases of the pancreas, liver, bile ducts, stomach, esophagus, small intestine and retroperitoneum. He has performed over 300 complex robotic cases. Dr. Lowe has been a member of the Army Reserves for sixteen years and has been deployed to Afghanistan four times. Dr Lowe has been awarded the Emerging Investigator Award 2019, Stephens Cancer Center; Faculty of the Year 2019 Carle General Surgery Residency, Teaching Awards for 2019 also include: Excellence in Professionalism, Excellence in Evidence Based Practice, Excellence in Non-operative teaching.

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.

Maria P Balatzis, MSN, RN-BC, CNE-cl

Medical Surgical Nursing Inpatient

Nurse Expert Consulting Services

Perry Hall, Maryland
Nurse, General Surgery - Acute Care Inpatient Nursing, Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, Surgical-Oncological Nurse, Gastrointestinal Surgical Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting
ANCC Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing ANCC Board Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator

Aboubakr Khairat, FACS, MRCSI, CABS

HealthAdvise

Ellicott City, Maryland
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery - Laparoscopic, robotic, minimally invasive, bariatric surgery,  gastrointestinal surgery,  sleeve gastrectomy,  gastric bypass, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, obesity, endoscopy, colonoscopy, laparoscopic hernia, robotic hernia, abdominal wall reconstruction, cholecystectomy
Dr. Aboubakr Khairat, MD, is a highly skilled double-board certified general surgeon, specializing in both pediatric and adult surgery. Trained in Qatar as a pediatric surgeon, Dr. Khairat further honed his expertise through additional training in adult general surgery in the United States. Currently practicing as an abdominal and bariatric surgeon in the United States, he brings a wealth of experience and proficiency to his patients. Dr. Khairat is particularly passionate about utilizing minimally invasive/robotic surgical approaches and pioneering innovative techniques to optimize patient outcomes. Training University of Maryland Medical Center Residency, Surgery, 2013 University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL Internship, General Surgery, 2009 Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar Residency, Pediatric Surgery, 2006 Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine Professional Education, MBBCH, 1997 Organizations American Medical Association American College of Surgeons American Society of Met...

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS

Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 28 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

Francisco J Rodriguez, MD, FACS, DABS

Maryland
General Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - WOUND CARE & HYPERBARIC, ABDOMINAL/GASTROENTEROLOGY SURGERY, ADVANCE HERNIA, TRAUMA SURGERY , VENOUS DISEASE
EXPERT WITNESS EXPERIENCE IN ADVANCE WOUND CARE, HERNIA AND INTRA-ABDOMINAL SURGERY. AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY EXAMINER, BOARD CERTIFIED AND DIPLOMATE OF AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY. PROFESSOR OF SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN SURGERY AND PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR. ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC SURGERY INSTRUCTOR ADVANCED TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINER

Eric D Lederman, MD, FASCRS

Tyringham, Massachusetts
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, anastomotic leak, bowel obstruction, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, surgical complications, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, fistula, laparoscopy, robotic, minimally invasive, transanal
Dr Lederman is Board Certified in General Surgery and his subspecialty field of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and he is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. For 22 years, he was in a busy private colorectal surgery practice in St. Louis, MO with a focus on minimally invasive colorectal surgery. This included robotic surgery with the da Vinci robot (starting in 2009), laparoscopic surgery, and advanced transanal techniques to treat benign and malignant colorectal diseases. He has broad experience with colorectal cancer, complicated diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, bowel obstructions, as well as anorectal disorders such as hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, prolapse and fecal incontinence. He has over 20 years experience as an expert witness, both for defense and plaintiffs, providing review, consultation, and testimony both at deposition and trial. He is currently retired from full-time surgical practice, but continues to assist on surgical ca...

Ilan Mizrahi, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - General Anesthesia, Postoperative complications, Critical Care, ICU, Difficult Airway, ACLS, Shock, Sepsis, Resuscitation, Perioperative medicine, PACU, Orthopedic anesthesia, General surgery, Endoscopy, Airway Management, Spinal Anesthesia, Informed Consent, Central Line, Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Ilan Mizrahi is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, anesthesiologist and critical-care intensivist in active practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mizrahi has expertise in all aspects of anesthesia: preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. He can provide an expert opinion on the anesthesia standard-of-care during surgery, and on the postoperative management if the patient has a complication after surgery (in the recovery room/PACU or on the floor). Dr. Mizrahi's expertise extends beyond the operating room and he can provide guidance on the standard-of-care for patients throughout their hospitalization. This includes failure-to-rescue for patients with complications that are not recognized or treated in a timely fashion. He is an attending physician in the ICU, with expertise in the care of critically ill surgical and medical patients. He is the director of Quality Improvement in the Surgical ICU at MGH, and reviews all cases ...

Indu Reddy, M.D.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology - Anesthesia, Orthopedic anesthesia, Regional anesthesia, General surgery, Neuraxial anesthesia, Gynecology, Urology, Preoperative assessment, Perioperative medicine, Postoperative anesthetic care, Operating Room,Difficult airway, Airway Management, Positioning, Nerve Injury, Ambulatory anesthesia
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist in active clinical practice. Current practice includes providing anesthesia to all types of patients, from straightforward to complex cases, as well as preoperative assessment, perioperative medicine, and postoperative anesthetic care. Great verbal communication skills. Focused on providing an objective, thorough, and detail-oriented review of materials with careful analysis of the findings in order to help attorneys make decisions about how they wish to proceed with their cases.

Akram Alashari, MD

Saginaw, Michigan
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Trauma surgery, Personal Injury, Traumatic Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Critical Care, Intensive Care, Motor vehicle collision, Abdominal surgery, Surgical complications, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal pain, Gallbladder, Appendix, Intestines, Colon, Wounds
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with a decade of experience. Fellowship-trained trauma surgeon. Trauma Medical Director and Department of Surgery Chair of ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center. Active clinical practice includes elective general surgery, emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Assistant Professor of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Course Director for Advanced Trauma Life Support. Experienced healthcare speaker with presentations at national medical conferences. Active clinical practice includes the following: -Elective general surgery (examples: gallbladder removal, hernia repair) -Emergency general surgery (examples: appendicitis, bowel perforation, bowel obstruction, internal bleeding) -Trauma surgery (examples: motor vehicle collisions, gunshot wounds, stab wounds, falls) -Critical care (examples: head injury, respiratory failure, need for intensive care) Clerkship Director for m...

James Roberts, MD, RVT

Surgical Phronesis, Inc.

Minnesota
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Vascular ultrasound, Healogics Wound degree

Wayne S Orr, III

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Ridgeland, Mississippi
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology - surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, abdominal surgery, dermatological surgery, acute care surgery, breast surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel surgery, appendix surgery, sarcoma, melanoma, acute care surgery, stomach, gastric, robotic surgery, appendicitis,
General Surgery- University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Memphis, TN Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Division Chief, Surgical Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Staff General Surgeon at Southwest Mississippi Medical Center- McComb, MS Staff General Surgeon at Merit Health Systems- Madison, MS Associate Program Director for General Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS State Chair, American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer, Mississippi Chairman, Clinical Cancer Committee at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Chair, Gastrointestinal Tumor Board at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS

Troy L. Spilde, MD

Springfield, Missouri
Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Surgery

Keely Buesing, MD, FACS

KLB Witness Services, LLC

Omaha, Nebraska
Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma, Hernia, Mesh, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions, Abdominal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery, exp 12/2024 American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care, exp 12/2024 Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery Sub-Specialty: General Surgery Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgery Acute Care Surgery 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

Marcin A Jankowski, DO, MBA, CPE, FACS, FACOS, CHSE, CPHQ

Mays Landing, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Abdominal Pain, General Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Sports Injury, Sepsis, Brain Death, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Pre-hospital Care, Burn Injury, Standard of Care, Surgical Complications, Chart Rev
I am a Trauma Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Intensivist and a General Surgeon. I am double board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and have over 15 years of clinical Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and General/Emergency Surgery experience. I currently serve as Vice Chair for Surgical Quality, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement for the Department of Surgery. Over the years, I have served as Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care (and Trauma Program Medical Director) at two different Trauma Centers. I have significant clinical and administrative leadership experience and have lead numerous peer and quality group review committees and group case reviews. I have significant experience in reviewing and evaluating surgical cases for complications, errors, appropriate management and care as well as serving as an expert witness in numerous medical-legal cases. I have a breadth of experience in graduate and undergraduate medical education and have also ...

Teddi Swidinsky, MD, FACS

Las Vegas, New Mexico
General Surgery - Rural General Surgery, Endoscopy, central venous access, critical care
13 years of community general surgery practice in mostly rural settings. Experienced in trauma, endoscopy, and bread and butter procedures. Critical care experienced as well. Previous chief of surgery and chief of staff. Currently involved in hospice as a medical director.

Ritha Belizaire, MD FACS FASCRS

Houston Community Surgical

New York
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - colonoscopy, GI surgery, proctology, pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, colon cancer, rectal cancer, resident education, DEI
Dual board certified general and colorectal surgeon in the Houston area. Extensive experience in academic surgery (OH, NY and TX), resident and medical student education and serving low income/under resourced communities. Now part time academics and full time owner of solo surgical practice. I take care of patients with disorders of the gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, benign skin and soft tissue, colon, rectum and anus. I am certified in robotic surgery and perform colonoscopy as part of my practice. I have also served at Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the surgical department at UT Health Houston.

Kurt A Fichtner, MD

Albany, New York
Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery - Robotic Surgery, Thorax , Government Health Care, Lung Disease , Foregut , Surgical ICU, Aerospace Medicine, Esophageal Disease Surgery, Biliary , Ion Robot, Aeromedical Evacuation, Mediastinal Mass, Colon/Small bowel, Team building, Chest Surgery, Critical care , Robotic program development
Experienced physician, surgeon, and educator in areas of government and civil healthcare systems. Have served DOD, Veterans Affairs, and Civil hospitals and facilities. Knowledgeable, trained, and practicing in areas of Cardiothoracic and General Surgery. Capable team builder bringing expertise necessary to lead and develop robotic surgical teams. Actively practicing robotic surgery. Experience as Chief of Staff, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Chairman of Robotic Steering Committees. Educator for medical schools and their students, as well as surgical residency and fellowship programs. Mentor and proctor in surgery and robotic surgery. Military and law enforcement experience in domestic and foreign environments, working with individuals as well as teams. Experience in Aerospace medicine and Aeromedical evacuation of critically ill, and treatment of trauma injuries. Currently certified by American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Licensed in New Ha...

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

Huntington, New York
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - 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.

NABIL R MEGALLY, MD, FACS, FICS

ASTORIA, New York
General Surgery, Laser Surgery - BREAST CANCER SURGERY, LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
FELLOWSHIPS PARTICIAPTED IN WERE AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL PHYSICIANS, AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY, MEDICAL SOCIETY COUNTY OF QUEENS, JOHN L. MADDEN SURGICAL SOCIETY, QUEENS SURGICAL SOCIETY, SOCIETY OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS, AS WELL AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION COMMITTE AT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, IN ADDITION TO BEING THE PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF THE EGYPTIAN AMERICAN MEDICAL SOCIETY FROM THE YEARS 1987 TO 1995. RECEIVED THE PHYSICIANS RECOGNITION AWARD 8 TIMES, AS WELL AS A PROCLAMATION FROM A NEW YORK STATE SENATE, ASSEMBLY AND NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL. ALSO RECEIVED THE DEDICATED SERVICE AWARD AT MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL OF QUEENS FOR THE PAST 45 YEARS.

Aaron E. Roth, MD, FACS

New Rochelle, New York
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - 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. Bariatric surgery experience. Currently Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

Louis Salamone, MD, FACS

University of Vermont Health Network

Brooklyn, New York
General Surgery - Surgical oncology, trauma surgery, acute care surgery, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, surgery qualify improvement, surgical education, colorectal surgery
I am Harvard- and Yale-educated general surgeon with nine years of attending experience in general surgery, trauma/acute care surgery, and surgical oncology. After completing my residency at Stanford in 2014, I worked at Stanford's affiliate public hospital--a level 1 trauma center--for seven years as a staff surgeon and Stanford Assistant Professor of Surgery (Affiliated). I spearheaded the development of the hospital's surgical oncology program, treating the full spectrum of colorectal, pancreas, liver, and stomach cancers. For my contributions to resident education, I was awarded Stanford's annual teaching award three times (2017, 2020, 2021), and I took on multiple leadership roles in surgical quality improvement and education. As an expert in minimally invasive surgery and particularly surgical robotics, I have been selected as a proctor for Intuitive Surgical to help train the next generation of robotic general surgeons. In my current clinical position in the University o...

Umut Sarpel, MD, MSc, FACS

Praxis Med Experts

NEW YORK, New York
General Surgery - Surgical, Oncology, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical, Clinical Research, Cancer, stomach, pancreas, liver, biliary tree, small bowel, and colon, as well as sarcomas, robotic surgery
Umut Sarpel, MD, MSc, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in Surgical Oncology and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester and earned her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Sarpel completed her residency in General Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and then pursued an additional two years of fellowship training in the field of Surgical Oncology while attaining a Master of Science in Clinical Research. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Sarpel specializes in the care of patients with cancers of the stomach, pancreas, liver, biliary tree, small bowel, and colon, as well as sarcomas. Her practice includes open and robotic surgery. In addition, she performs Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of carcinomatosis. A compelling stor...

Michail Shafir, MD, MPH, FACS

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

Meade Palmer, MD, MPH, FACS

High Point, North Carolina
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Laparoscopic, Abdominal, Hernia, Stomach, Small intestine, Bowel, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Anal, Appendix, Hemorrhoid, Gall Bladder, Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Fissure, Fistula, Colonoscopy, Polyp, EGD, Mesh, Gastrostomy, PEG, Tracheostomy, Critical Care
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with 30+ years of experience. Clinical Assistant Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Fellowship-trained endoscopist, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School affiliation. Fellowship trained trauma and surgical critical care, MIEMSS. Fellow of American College of Surgeons. Experience as risk retention group claims committee chairman, hospital quality, safety and credentials committee member and state board reviewer of standards of care. Retired Major, US Army reserve medical corps and volunteer mission surgeon.

Gregory R Semon, DO, FACS, FACOS

Triple Board Certified Surgeon / Assoc Professor

Oakwood, Ohio
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Chest Wall Injury, Rib Fractures, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Small Bowel, Colon, Gallbladder, Appendix, Hernia, Shock, Hemorrhage, Coagulopathy, Sepsis, Infections, Complications, Quality
Dr. Gregory Semon is a distinguished physician with a robust background in surgery, critical care, and medical leadership. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where he imparts his expertise to future medical professionals. Dr. Semon also serves Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital, a position where he oversees the care of critically ill surgical patients with precision and compassion. In addition to his clinical and academic roles, Dr. Semon is deeply committed to injury prevention as evidenced by his leadership as the Director of the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dayton. He spearheads initiatives aimed at reducing injuries and promoting safety within the community, reflecting his dedication to public health. Recognized for his commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, Dr. Semon serves as the Chair of Medical Staff Quality at Premier Health, where he ensures ...

Shannon M Foster, MD FACS

READING, Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma surgery, general surgery of bowel, appendix, obstruction, gallbladder and biliary, wounds, hernia, colon, abdomen, soft tissue infection, shock, critical illness, sepsis, surgical critical Care, organ failure; surgical ethics, credentialing, quality, standards, team dynamics in healthcare
Shannon Marie Foster MD FACS is an active acute care surgeon - performing trauma, critical care, and emergency general surgery in daily practice and certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She is a leader in the surgical community and holds multiple positions in the professional organizations responsible for setting the standards of care. Heavily involved in policy creation, surgical quality and performance review - she is highly skilled at not only reviewing complex cases, but providing education regarding best practice to patients, learners and those without primary medical backgrounds. Dr. Foster has invested time and effort to better understand the many aspects of the business of medicine, intentionally working and consulting in varying practice types from rural to urban, community to academic, small to large hospitals and across systems to ensure an understanding of the complex aspects of care delivery in a variety of h...

Stancie Rhodes, MD

RML Consulting LLC

Daniel Island, South Carolina
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma Surgery, General Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Trauma Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, Neuro Critical Care, Mechanism of Injury, Critical Care Medicine, Wound Care, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Obstruction, Bowel Perforation, Adhesions
19 years of surgical experience working in Level I & Level II trauma centers. Responsible for the care of severely injured patients and complex General Surgery patients from initial resuscitation to discharge, including the Intensive Care Unit. Board Certified in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Neurocritical Care. Experience testifying in several States about the care of the injured patient and the mechanism of injury. ABS Board Certification, Surgery ABS Board Certification, Surgical Critical Care UCNS Board Certification, Neurocritical Care ATLS Instructor Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Instructor Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) Instructor Hyperbaric Medicine Principles and Practice, ABQAURP

william J harb, MD

The Colorectal Center

Nashville, Tennessee
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - 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. I have extensive expertise in proctology and anorectal surgery, including hemorrhoidal disease, anal fistulae, fecal incontinence, and have a busy colonoscopy practice. I have experience dealing with many different types of complications related to colorectal surgery, such as abscesses, leaks, and perforations. 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 do genetic testing in my office and believe that many patients with a family history of colorectal cancer don't get the needed testing..

Bola Aladegbami

Hernia Surgeon Expert Witness

Desoto, Texas
General Surgery - General Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Robotic surgery, Abdominal Surgery
Dr. Bola Aladegbami, MD, MBA, is a highly accomplished and respected surgeon specializing in minimally invasive and abdominal wall reconstruction surgery. He is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, affiliated with Baylor Scott and White Center of Advanced Surgery and Texas A&M College of Medicine. Education Dr. Aladegbami earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in May 2012. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School, obtained in December 2016. His academic foundation was laid at Brooklyn College, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry in May 2006. Professional Experience Dr. Aladegbami's extensive professional journey includes significant roles at prominent institutions: • Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas/Texas A&M College of Medicine: Minimally Invasive and Abdo...

Joshua Barton, MD

Texas
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

Ritha Belizaire, MD FACS FASCRS

Houston Community Surgical

Houston, Texas
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - colonoscopy, GI surgery, proctology, pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, colon cancer, rectal cancer, resident education, DEI
Dual board certified general and colorectal surgeon in the Houston area. Extensive experience in academic surgery (OH, NY and TX), resident and medical student education and serving low income/under resourced communities. Now part time academics and full time owner of solo surgical practice. I take care of patients with disorders of the gallbladder, small bowel, appendix, benign skin and soft tissue, colon, rectum and anus. I am certified in robotic surgery and perform colonoscopy as part of my practice. I have also served at Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the surgical department at UT Health Houston.

Jorge L Carmona, MD

El Paso, Texas
General Surgery - Gallbladder surgery, Ventral hernia repair, General Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Abdominal wall hernia repair, Incisional hernia repair, Laparoscopic surgery, Inguinal hernia repair, Open surgery, Robotic surgery, Colon surgery
As a board-certified General Surgeon, Dr. Jorge Carmona practices individualized, patient-centered care. He takes pride in his ability to bring the most advanced surgical care to his practice with a goal of getting patients back to their normal, healthy lives as soon as possible. Dr. Carmona is devoted to providing compassionate, comprehensive care with special interests in robotic/laparoscopic surgery, hernia repair and diseases of the gallbladder and colon. Outside of the office, Dr. Carmona is an active member of his community. He enjoys spending time connecting and celebrating Latino culture as well as sharing his hobby of being an avid car enthusiast. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Peter E. Grays, MD

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

Michael J. Barker, MD

Henrico, Virginia
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Weight Loss Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, Revision, Conversion, Endoscopy, Gastric Balloon, Morbid Obesity, Lap Band, Vitamin Deficiencies, Wernicke’s, Laparoscopy, Hernia, Gallbladder, Cholecystectomy, Foregut Surgery, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication, Reflux
Michael Barker, MD, FACS, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified general surgeon who specializes in Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and SUNY Brooklyn College of Medicine, and also completed a Fellowship in Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery at East Carolina University. Dr. Barker spent 16 years on Active Duty in the Navy, where he made multiple overseas deployments and was Director of the largest Bariatric Surgery program within the Department of Defense. He continues to serve in executive and leadership positions in the Navy Reserve, including as Advisor to the Surgeon General of the Navy regarding General Surgery. Dr. Barker is currently the Medical Director of the Central Virginia VA Healthcare System Bariatric Surgery Program and Director of the Operating Room at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. He maintains an active practice in bariatric surgery including primary operations, revisions, conversions, a...

STEPHEN M. COHEN, MD, MBA

Richmond VA MEDICAL CENTER

CHESTERFIELD, Virginia
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - COLON CANCER, COLONOSCOPY, DIVERTICULITIS, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, BLEEDING, FECAL INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, HEMORRHOIDS, NUTRITION, CHOLECYSTITIS, APPENDICITIS, LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, ASCITIS, ABSCESS, ANAL FISTULA, RECTAL, 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...

Emily Hedrick, MSPAS, PA-C

Alexandria, Virginia
Physician Assistant, General Surgery - Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Disease, Pancreatitis, Gallbladder Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cholecystitis, Cholecystectomy, Gastrectomy, Bowel Resection, Appendectomy, Peri-operative Care, Intra-abdominal Abscess, Hernia Repair
I am an experienced Surgical Physician Assistant with a demonstrated history of over 10 years in clinical practice. I have participated in the care of patients across numerous surgical subspecialties including hepatobiliary surgery, general surgery, surgical oncology, trauma surgery, breast surgery, bariatric surgery and colorectal surgery. My clinical roles include providing operative consultations, first assisting in the operating room and caring for postoperative patients, including quickly recognizing and triaging postoperative complications. I have experience serving as an expert witness in many legal cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. I pride myself on being efficient, knowledgeable and thorough when reviewing medical malpractice cases and consistently provide transparent and reliable opinions in a timely manner.

James Roberts, MD, RVT

Surgical Phronesis, Inc.

Washington
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Vascular ultrasound, Healogics Wound degree

Aimee E. Gough, MD

Wyoming Surgical Associates

Casper, Wyoming
Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery - Colon Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Rectal Cancer, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids, Anal Fistula, Anastomotic Leak, Surgical Complications, IBD, Bowel Obstruction, Colonoscopy, Low Anterior Resection, Colon Cancer, Ostomy, Hernia, Appendix, Gallbladder, Adhesions, Fistula
Dr. Aimee Gough is board-certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery as well as General Surgery and has been in independent practice for over five years. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, a clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and an ATLS instructor. She maintains a busy private practice where she practices both colorectal surgery and general surgery (including trauma) - with a focus on minimally invasive surgical care (robotic and laparoscopic) for diseases of the colon and rectum. She also cares for patients with anorectal and pelvic floor disorders. As the only board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in her state, she routinely sees complex patients, inherits and manages complication, and undertakes re-do operations. With experience in medical education and public speaking, Dr. Gough communicates effectively and excels at conveying complicated medical topics in a c...
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