Geriatrics Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of geriatrics expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on geriatrics and related issues. Geriatrics 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 geriatrics expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Falls, Dementia, Pressure Ulcers, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Wound Care, Nursing Homes, Internal Medicine, Skilled Nursing Facility, Diabetes, Bed Sores, Medical Malpractice, and Restraints.

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Sonja Rosen, MD, FACP, AGSF

Cedars-Sinai

Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Gerontology, Elder abuse, life expectancy, falls, functional decline, medical malpractice, standard of care, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, accidents, neglect, hospice, palliative care, goals of care, end of life.
I have 17 years experience as an expert witness. I am a Professor of Medicine and have extensive experience as a medical director, chief and clinician and can opine on standard of care in hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities, and ambulatory care setting, as well as life expectancy, functional decline, elder abuse and neglect. I am a subject matter expert in geriatric syndromes including but not limited to dementia, delirium, falls and injury prevention, polypharmacy, functional decline, goals of care. I am triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine.

Gregg E Davis, MD, MBA

Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse, nursing home decubitus ulcers, pneumonia, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis, office practice, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, urinary infection
I am a practicing, board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience caring for patients in offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and nursing homes. My experience includes serving thirty years as the medical director at three skilled care and one assisted care nursing facility. I have provided direct care to thousands of patients at five skilled care and one assisted care nursing faculties. Additionally, I have had more than 150,000 out-patient and 50,000 inpatient encounters. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, give a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. In addition, I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L

Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Alabama
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Stephanie L Kokseng, MD

Z & Z Healthcare, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - telemedicine, Geriatrics, EHR, Meaningful Use, Internal Medicine
I am board certified in internal medicine based in Phoenix, AZ and practice as a hospitalist. I have private practice and locum tenens experience. I am licensed in FL, AZ, TN, MO and NC.

Rachyll Dempsey, PsyD, ABPP

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Richmond, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Independent Medical Examination, Disability Evaluation, Correctional Healthcare, Geriatrics, Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment, Child Development, Malingering Detection, Sex Offender Risk, Personal Injury, Head Trauma, Effects of Trauma, PTSD, Medical Malpractice, Depression, Anxiety
Dr. Dempsey is a Forensic Neuropsychologist licensed as a psychologist in 2006 by the California Board of Psychology; as a psychologist in 2022 by the Nevada and Alaska Boards of Psychology; Board Certified as a Forensic Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2017; became a Qualified Medical Evaluator certified by the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) in 2014; certified as an Independent Practitioner by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) in 2012; and was President of the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum (NCNF) 2015-16 and Chapter Chair of California Coalition on Sex Offending (CCOSO) 2016-17. She spent six years as a licensed psychologist working as Assessment Coordinator and supervisor for trainees at San Quentin State Prison and is currently CEO and Founder of Psychological Assessment, Inc., a corporation providing psychological testing and assessment in forensic and non-forensic domains, competency restora...

Stanley W Goldenberg, RPH, FASCP

Los Angeles, California
Pharmacist, Long Term Care - Nursing Homes, Consultant Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy, Long-Term Care, American Society Consultant Pharmacist, Geriatric, Senior Care Pharmacist, Nursing Home Medication, Emergency Medication, Pain Medicine-Management
Stan served for eight years on the California Board of Pharmacy (BoP), 2001-2008, and was president of that board from 2004-2006. During his BoP service he was deposed and acted as an expert witness on behalf of the Board of Pharmacy for the California Attorney General’s Office. His experience includes ownership of Commerce Pharmacy, a closed-door institutional long-term care pharmacy from 1970-1996, which grew to service 13,000 nursing-home beds and from 1980-1990 he owned and operated 13 nursing homes (1700 beds) in the Los Angeles area. Today, Stan is the president of Downey Plaza Pharmacy Long-Term Care Division and Director of Long Term Care for ModernHealthLTC Pharmacy, and an Expert Witness in Pharmacy. He is currently a board member of the California Council for the Advancement of Pharmacy (CCAP – Long-Term Care Rx Advocacy Group) and is also a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is a member of the California Pharmacists Association, the America...

Linda S. Hibbs, RN, MPH, NHA

Linda Hibbs Legal Nurse Consulting, RN, MPH

Menlo Park, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Geriatric Care, Registered Nurse, Nursing Home Administrator for over 20 years, RCFE Administrator for 13 years, wound care, falls with injuries, work in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities totaling over 28 years. Executive Director for a Life Plan Senior Communities which had 3 level
I have worked for 8 years with a variety of attorneys on both sides plaintiff and defense. Cases were to review allegations made against administrators, skilled nursing facilities, or staff . I have testified in court and been deposed.

Steven D. Kamajian, DO, CMD, FACOFP

Solo Practitioner

Glendale, California
Nursing Homes, Hospice and Palliative Care - Geriatrics, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Managed Care & HMOs, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Personal Injury, Undue Influence
Experienced Expert. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews; Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs; Comprehensive Report Writing. Balanced plaintiff/defense work. References Available on Request. Dr. Kamajian has worked as a geriatrician, family physician, medical director, and hospice physician in Southern California since 1985. He is a past president and current board member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - California (ACOFPCA), which is the state chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Dr. Kamajian is a specialty peer reviewer in geriatrics, long-term care, and family medicine for ACOFPCA’s journal, Osteopathic Family Physician, which has a bi-monthly monthly print circulation of over 9,000. He attends to patients at several local skilled nursing facilities and multiple assisted living facilities. Dr.Kamajian is the Medical Director at Hillcrest Hospice in Bu...

Bernard J Katz, MD, MBA

UCLA Health

Santa Monica, California
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - family medicine, primary care, general medicine, general medicine, urgent care, managed care, utilization management
I have vast experience providing medical legal expertise for both medical defense as well as plaintiff counsels. I also serve as an expert for the medical board of California. I have been in clinical practice for 34 years in the Los Angeles area, 21 years in private/group practice and 13 years in outpatient family medicine in a community practice affiliated with UCLA. I also serve as medical director for the UCLA primary care network, and am involved in clinical operations as well as quality improvement activities for the primary care physicians. The network includes primary care offices as well as urgent care locations and also incorporates telehealth services. While I no longer provide inpatient care, I do maintain hospital privileges at 2 community hospitals and follow my patients closely upon hospital discharge. I have vast experience in managed care, providing utilization review for health plan beneficiaries under HMO insurance. My clinical practice includes pediatrics, ad...

Channa R. Kelly, MA, LNHA, LMFT

Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, ARF, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 15+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Rania Khan, MD

Santa Clara, California
Family Medicine - addiction medicine, obesity medicine, pain medicine, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, women's health; Supervision to PAs, women’s health, back pain, cancer screening, telemedicine, family medicine, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, opioid use disorder, pain management
Board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine with full scope in primary care and in urgent care. Practice includes treatment of pediatric, adult, pregnant, and geriatric patients as well as patients suffering from chronic pain and opioid use. Regularly perform procedures such as joint injections, I&D, laceration repairs, birth control implant and IUD procedures, botulinum toxin, trigger point injections, bedside ultrasound. Regularly triage patients in urgent care setting of chest pain, respiratory distress, abdominal pain. Flexible and easy to work with, willingness to learn, and motivated to deliver quality reports in a timely manner.

Lisa A Moore, BSN, RN

Santa Barbara Legal Nurse Consulting

Buellton, California
Wound Care, Geriatrics - wound, pressure sores, pressure ulcers, nursing, long term care, home health, geriatrics, wound care nurse, assisted living, pressure injuries, falls
For the past 7 years I have been employed at a highly regarded outpatient wound care clinic in Goleta, CA. As one of the country’s leading wound care centers, I am very proud of the education and care which we provide. I feel confident that I can assist you in any cases where wound care management or gerontology is an issue. Prior to becoming a certified wound care nurse, I was providing wound care in the home as a home health/hospice nurse, as well as the various healthcare settings over the course of my career, including the ICU. I work efficiently in a timely manner and I am very familiar with electronic medical records from both acute care and long term care settings. I am confident that I can deliver a solid and competent testimony both on the witness stand and in depositions. I am board certified in the field of wound care and gerontological nursing.

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Experienced Family Medicine Expert

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert, Med Spa
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Experienced in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine, medical spa ownership, medical spa medical director, cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, neurotoxins, body contouring procedures, vaginal laser treatments. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony ...

Andrew Ng, MD

Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP

Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

Sonja Rosen, MD, FACP, AGSF

Cedars-Sinai

Beverly Hills, California
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine - Gerontology, Elder abuse, life expectancy, falls, functional decline, medical malpractice, standard of care, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, accidents, neglect, hospice, palliative care, goals of care, end of life.
I have 17 years experience as an expert witness. I am a Professor of Medicine and have extensive experience as a medical director, chief and clinician and can opine on standard of care in hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities, and ambulatory care setting, as well as life expectancy, functional decline, elder abuse and neglect. I am a subject matter expert in geriatric syndromes including but not limited to dementia, delirium, falls and injury prevention, polypharmacy, functional decline, goals of care. I am triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine.

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C

Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 250+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Delegate, AMA and California Medical Association House of Delegates; Chair, CMA Council on Ethical, Legal & Judicial Affairs; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, Past President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly kn...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS

Wound Care Consultants

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Pedram Taher, MD

Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Ezekiel Volkert, MD

Castro Valley, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Hypertension, Sepsis, Diarrhea, Geriatrics
Dr. Ezekiel Volkert is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and a practicing Hospitalist in the East Bay. Dr. Volkert attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. As an internal medicine physician, Dr. Volkert has expertise in both primary care and care for hospitalized patients.

Renee FallHowe, MD

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Correctional Medicine, Family Medicine, Correctional Healthcare, Geriatric Medicine, Med/Mal, Clinical Denials, Clinical Documentation Improvement
Dr. FallHowe brings over 28 years of experience in healthcare to the table. Following her graduation from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, she completed her residency in family medicine and later pursued a fellowship in Geriatric medicine. Dr. FallHowe dedicated 21 years to correctional medicine, where she rose through the ranks from site medical director to Chief Medical Officer. In the often-challenging world of correctional medicine, where patients face unique health needs and limited resources, the potential for medical malpractice can be particularly concerning. As a correctional medicine med mal expert, I bridge the gap between medicine and law, meticulously examining cases where inmates may have received substandard care. My expertise lies in understanding the specific protocols and limitations of correctional healthcare settings. I analyze medical records, consult with relevant specialists, and assess whether a healthcare provider deviated from the accepted s...

Susan Campbell, APRN

APRN with cardiac and primary care experience

South Windsor, Connecticut
Nurse Practitioner - APRN, Geriatrics, Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Nurse, Internal medicine, primary care, neurology , home care
Certified APRN by AANP as a Family Nurse Practitioner. APRN for 5 years with experience in both primary care (geriatrics mainly) and cardiovascular medicine. Additional experience as an RN since 2012 with experience in neuro/neurosurgery/trauma and ENT. Currently working in outpatient cardiology, with some inpatient consults. Frequently participate in peer-to-peer reviews with various insurance companies to help have different diagnostic testing/procedures approved for patients as appropriate. Licensed as an APRN and RN in Connecticut. Certified in ACLS and BLS. Published professional article in ADVANCE for Nurses in 2012 co-authored with colleague. "Primary prevention for adoptees"

Richard Giguere, RN

Med Legal Pro, LLC

Niantic, Connecticut
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care - skilled nursing facility, nursing administration, assisted living, behavioral health facility, case management, bed sores, pressure ulcers, wounds, falls, restraints, medication errors, dementia care, hospice, documentation, geriatrics, neglect, nurse, risk management, policies and procedures
Experienced Director of Nursing covering at multi-facility Skilled Nursing Group which specializes in high-risk patients including formally incarcerated residents. Daily contact with residents. Former Vice President of the Infection Control Nurses of CT.

Jennifer A Robbins, MPT

Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Physical Therapy - geriatrics, Orthopedics, Spinal Disorders, Joint Replacements, Shoulder Impingement, falls, Vestibular Conditions, balance, Oncology, Parkinson's Disease, Concussion, low back pain
Advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation and orthopedics. CEU list available upon request. Clinical experience across the continuum of care from acute through outpatient. Experienced reviewing with managed care/insurance.

Henry Schneiderman, MD MACP

Connecticut
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Internal medicine, Communication failure, Autopsy. Anatomic pathology, Hospice/Palliative Care, Long-term care, Doctor-patient and Doctor-family relationships, Compassion, History-taking, Physical exam, Nonverbal communication, Medical record/EMR, Resident and medical student supervision
Am boarded in three areas: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Anatomic pathology and have practiced and taught extensively in all these. Current faculty appointment at full Professor level in two medical school and one school of nursing. Have worked extensively with nurse practitioners (APRNs) and collaborated on both legislation and education and publication with them. Co-author of three medical textbooks (first author of one) and author on over 400 medical journal articles, more than half as first author. Extremely extensive experience supervising and administering internal medicine trainees (residents, interns, fellows, medical students) and pathology trainees. Master, American College of Physicians (a lifetime achievement award in internal medicine). Have medicolegal experience from Connecticut, where I practiced until 2020. Published poet; published artwork. Many essays in medical humanities in addition to extensive bioscientific publications. Much more particulars on CV.

Amatul B Khalid, MD

Comprehensive Healthcare LLC

Townsend, Delaware
Internal Medicine - Internal medicine, nursing homes, geriatrics.
Actively involved as lead Physician in outpatient care and Preventive Medicine at Christiana Care out patient in Middletown Delaware. Staff Physician, Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA 17201, July2006 to June2022. Chair of Ethics Committee, Chambersburg Hospital from July 2012 to July 2016. Medical Director of Shippensburg Health Care System. Medical Director of Manor Care, Chambersburg, PA. Medical Director for Falling Spring Nursing Facility 2014 to Present. Medical Director of Providence Place Assisted Living Facility. Medical Director of Elmcroft Assisted Living Facility Shippensburg, PA. Medical Director of Magnolias of Chambersburg Assisted Living Facility. Medical Director of Grane Hospice. January 2020 to April 2021 CEO Nasir Hospital Guatemala. March 2019 to January 2020 Executive Medical Director of Nasir Hospital Guatemala. I provide professional and timely reports for both Plaintiff and Defendant cases. Attorney recommendations available upon request. ...

Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD, GCS (emeritus)

Golden Age Consultants, LLC

Orlando, Florida
Geriatrics, Physical Therapy - Aging, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Falls, Exercise, Functional Assessment and Evaluation, Plan of Care Development, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing, Home Health, Outpatient, Cognition, Psychosocial Well-Being, Geriatric Physical Therapy
Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy of the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida and Director of the ALIVE (Aging & Longevity Initiatives for Vitality & Enrichment) Lab at UCF. Dr. Dawson is a Board Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist Emeritus with over 20 years of clinical experience along with a PhD in Adult Development & Aging Psychology from Cleveland State University. She has been recognized for excellence in her field by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy through receipt of the Distinguished Educator Award, the American Physical Therapy Association being awarded the Margaret L. Moore Outstanding New Academic Faculty Award, and the University of Central Florida with the Teaching Incentive Program Award. Her current area of research includes developing non-pharmacological interventions to improve functional and psychosocial outcomes in older adults with chronic disease includin...

Kent A. Edwards, PT,DPT,GCS,CLWT

Brooks Rehab Home Health

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, Geriatrics, lymphedema, home health care, Outpatient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, balance, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, exercise, total joint replacement, physical medicine and rehabilitation
Dr. Edwards has been a practicing physical therapist since 2005 after earning his Bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida. He then earned his Doctorate in Physical therapy from A.T. Still University in 2015. He has significant clinical experience in multiple settings, including home health, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, outpatient clinics and acute care hospitals. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. Dr. Edwards has been an APTA Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist for over 20 years and is also a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist. He continues to work as an experienced physical therapy clinician, but has also worked as a clinical educator, manager and trainer in multiple settings. Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist Falls Expert Rehabilitation Expert Home Health Care Expert Standards of Care Expert...

JOSEPH A RODRIGUEZ, MD

JOSEPH A RODRIGUEZ, MD, PA

PLANTATION, Florida
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Outpatient/Ambulatory Medicine, urgent care medicine, addiction medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine, Indian Health Service medicine, Medicare Advantage practitioner
IVY LEAGUE and TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER-HOUSTON-trained, Board-Certified, American Board of Family Medicine (recertified 2015) Broward County Government: Rape and Child Crisis Center, nonCPT Medical Director; Addiction and Recovery Center, Assistant Medical Director. BLS and ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) certified, Recent Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hospital Staff member: Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston (17 years; until 5/25/2018), Memorial Regional, Memorial Regional, Memorial Pembroke and HCA Westside Regional hospitals, Native fluency in English and Spanish (spoken and written), French (can converse and read)

Henry Schneiderman, MD MACP

Tarpon Springs, Florida
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Internal medicine, Communication failure, Autopsy. Anatomic pathology, Hospice/Palliative Care, Long-term care, Doctor-patient and Doctor-family relationships, Compassion, History-taking, Physical exam, Nonverbal communication, Medical record/EMR, Resident and medical student supervision
Am boarded in three areas: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Anatomic pathology and have practiced and taught extensively in all these. Current faculty appointment at full Professor level in two medical school and one school of nursing. Have worked extensively with nurse practitioners (APRNs) and collaborated on both legislation and education and publication with them. Co-author of three medical textbooks (first author of one) and author on over 400 medical journal articles, more than half as first author. Extremely extensive experience supervising and administering internal medicine trainees (residents, interns, fellows, medical students) and pathology trainees. Master, American College of Physicians (a lifetime achievement award in internal medicine). Have medicolegal experience from Connecticut, where I practiced until 2020. Published poet; published artwork. Many essays in medical humanities in addition to extensive bioscientific publications. Much more particulars on CV.

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD

Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS

Wound Care Consultants

Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Michael Tang, PT, DPT, CMPT, CSCS

Weston, Florida
Physical Therapy - Physical Therapy Expert Witness, Functional Capacity Evaluation, FCE, Amputation, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Work Place Injury, Balance and Falls, Vertigo, Joint Replacement, Work Place Injuries, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Outpatient Physical Therapy, Home Health, Florida
Licensed physical therapist 7+ years of clinical experience including: geriatrics, adults, home health, and outpatient orthopedics, intervention including therapeutic exercise, manual/thrust-manipulative therapy, electrical stimulation and ultrasound modalities. Supervisory experience of physical therapy assistants and aides. Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes: - Rotator Cuff Repairs - Shoulder Replacements - Total/Partial Knee Replacements, Arthroscopic Meniscus - Total/Partial Hip Replacements, Arthroscopic Hip - Pre-operative and post-operative cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot surgeries - Cervical/Lumbar disc pathology, arthritic pain, facet syndrome, degenerative disc disease - Neurological Diseases such as: Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Spasticity, - Balance and Falls, Fall Risk Assessment - Injuries related to Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) Functional Capacity Evaluator, FCE

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L

Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Florida
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Timothy Scott Beck, MD

Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors nursing home neglect
Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Full-time practicing physician in General Internal Medicine since 2004. Licensed in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Past Medical Director for Multi-State Ambulatory Laboratory Services and Medical Director for Regional Geriatric Home Health Care Agency. Experienced Hospitalist. Assistant Clinical Professor Georgia Regents University Education. He specializes in nursing home abuse and neglect. He has opined on over 150 cases. He has over 9 years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving falls and wounds at skilled nursing facilities, failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing errors, elder abuse and deviations from standard of care. He is available for medical records review, case disposition analysis, depositions and court testimonies.

Melissa Black, MD

Decatur, Georgia
Geriatrics, Family Medicine - long term care, nursing home, medical direction, academic medicine, geriatrics, elder abuse, long term acute care, hospital medicine, primary care
Board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, with 13 years experience in long term care, nursing home medical direction, and academic medicine. Taught geriatric medicine fellows and residents for 10 years lecturing on topics such as dementia, delirium, falls, infections and polypharmacy in the elderly. Presently in private practice and serving as adjunct medical school faculty.

Ruth Iliuta, APRN, CNS BC, WOCN

Veterans Health Administration

Dublin, Georgia
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure ulcers, chronic wounds, Colostomy, Ileostomy Urostomy, Nursing Home/Long Term Care, Hospital/Acute care, Standards of Care, Documentation, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS), CMS/F-tag 686, Geriatrics
Ruth Wilson Iliuta has an extensive background in Wound Care, Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention in Acute and Long Term Care areas. She has been a nurse for 40 years and certified in wound and ostomy care for 32 years. She has published research and review articles. She has served on the National Pressure Ulcer/Injury Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative and remains on the Office of Nursing Service Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Field Advisory Committee. She has prepared summary briefs for the Office of the Inspector General.

Monique D Petteys, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Third Opinion MD

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Primary care, Women's health, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse, Medical Aesthetics, Dermatology, Standard of care, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Aesthetic
Highly qualified Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse background including clinical experience in obstetrics, internal medicine, family practice, urgent care, pediatrics, geriatrics, adult, and women’s health. I will be an asset to your team with over 18 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Julia D. Parker, RN-BC, PhD

Julia Parker Consulting, PLLC

Moscow, Idaho
Geriatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting - Alzheimers, Memory Care, Dementia, Assisted Living, Long-term care, Stroke, Falls, Abuse, Neglect, Nursing, Elderly, Residential Care, Nursing Home, Medication Administration
Seventeen years of experience as a registered nurse. Board-certified in gerontology. Conducted assessment, medication administration and oversight, treatment, evaluation, and intervention for thousands of elderly patients. Provided management, administration, staff training, and clinical expertise for assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities in multiple states at dozens of residential care facilities. Wrote and published guide for geriatric care, Navigating Elder Care, and articles in professional nursing and long-term care periodicals. Provided litigation support for personal injury, nursing home, assisted living and memory care cases.

Victoria Coraglio, MD, CWSP

Chicago, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wound Care, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Wound Prevention, Standard of Care, Nursing Home, Skilled facilities, Assisted living, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Diabetic Ulcer, Venous ulcer, Arterial ulcer, Surgical wound, Telemedicine, Medical Necessity, Malpractice , Fraud, Medicare B, Osteomyelits
Dr Coraglio is a current active wound care physician for 5+ years, seeing over 150 patients a week at nursing/long term and skilled nursing facilities. Her main focus is treatment of wounds as well as implementing wound care practices in these facilities. Dr Coraglio is also a peer physician medical chart auditor, where she reviews data to ensure the accuracy of the medical record and assess the quality of patient care. She is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP) by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM).

Gregg E Davis, MD, MBA

Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Princeton, Illinois
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse, nursing home decubitus ulcers, pneumonia, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis, office practice, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, urinary infection
I am a practicing, board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience caring for patients in offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and nursing homes. My experience includes serving thirty years as the medical director at three skilled care and one assisted care nursing facility. I have provided direct care to thousands of patients at five skilled care and one assisted care nursing faculties. Additionally, I have had more than 150,000 out-patient and 50,000 inpatient encounters. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, give a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. In addition, I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.

John H Gong, MD

LG Healthcare LLC

Kildeer, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Outpatient Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Nursing Home Medicine, Nursing Home Medical Director, Hospice Medical Director, Utilization Review, Geriatrics, Family Medicine Residency, Medical Education
I have 30 years of experience as a practicing internist and hospitalist. I have 10 years of experience in academic medicine when I was clinical faculty teaching family practice residency physicians in both outpatient internal medicine and inpatient hospital medicine. I won the Gold Apple Teaching award almost every year I was clinical faculty even though I'm an internist teaching in a family practice residency program. I'm an expert in the clinical scope of expertise of outpatient internal medicine, family medicine, and hospital medicine. I also have extensive experience in nursing home medicine and hospice care as I have been medical director for 4 skilled nursing facilities and 2 hospice agencies. I also have experience with hospital utilization review as a medical advisor for Centegra Health Systems. I left my teaching position over 10 years ago to establish a hospitalist programs in 2 different hospital settings. I am now in private practice with both an outpatient practice...

Jean Walsh, DO, MPH, CWSP, FAPWCA

MercyHealth

Naperville, Illinois
Wound Care, Family Medicine - pressure ulcer, amputation, nursing home, hospital, long-term care, wound care, hyperbaric, diabetic wound, venous wound, arterial wound, death, cause of death, bedsores, standard of care, geriatrics, decubitus
I have over 25 years of experience in both family medicine as well as wound care. I started working in a hospital-based wound clinic in 2010 and became full-time wound care in 2011. I have been accredited/certified by the American Professional wound Care Association 2012 (FAPWCA), the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing 2013 (FAPWHc), the American Board of Wound Healing 2012, Council for Medical Education and Testing 2012 and the additional board qualification with the American Board of Osteopathic Physicians in Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine 2012. I have practiced wound care in multiple settings such as clinic, hospital, home and nursing homes since 2010 with experience as Director of Wound Clinic. As medical director, our site was able to improve wound healing rates and began utilizing hyperbaric chambers. Continued involvement in the field teaching wound care to Family Medicine residents and speaking nationally. Currently practicing chronic wound care as well as Family Medici...

Monica L. Ott, MD

Lizton, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently SCC IN/IL/OH/KY market medical director for Optum.

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Zionsville, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Balance, Slip and Fall, Slip, Fall, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation, long-term care, skilled nursing facility, SNF
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2007. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy, bone biology, and musculoskeletal health. Dr. Thompson’s research examines ...

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.

Phillip D Magidson, MD, MPH

Triple Boarded Geriatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Baltimore, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Older adults, Falls, Delirium, Trauma, Infections, Capacity, Sepsis, Dementia, Pain management, End of life care, Wound Care, Syncope, Functional decline, Pneumonia, Atrial fibrillation, Weakness, Urinary tract infection, Polypharmacy
I am a triple boarded emergency medicine physician, internist and geriatrician with extensive expertise in providing patient care at the bedside as well as administrative, educational, research and leadership experience in the academic emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine fields. I serve as an associate clinical director and director of geriatric emergency medicine of a busy, urban, Department of Emergency Medicine and am a member of the internal peer review committee. In these roles, I have had the opportunity to lead numerous clinical case reviews with an eye toward safety and quality improvement. With dual academic appointments as Assistant Professor of both Emergency Medicine and Medicine, I participate in the education of a wide variety of health sciences trainees including medical students, resident physicians and fellows. As such, I have lectured locally, regional and nationally on matters in general emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine with...

Kendra M Cull, DNP, FNP-C, NE-BC

Massachusetts General Hospital

Lynn,, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Medicine, Observation Medicine, Urgent Care, Geriatrics, Trauma/Surgery, Primary Care Nurse Director/Nursing Administration
My 28 years of clinical nursing experience combined with my expansive management skills and experience as a medical expert witness will serve as an asset to your legal team. The majority of my clinical experience has been in the field of Emergency Medicine but I also practice in settings such as Urgent Care, Family Medicine and Emergency Observation Medicine. I am licensed Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Massachusetts. Services include comprehensive chart review, defining standards of care, review of policies and procedures grounded in evidenced based practice and screening for clinical cases for merit, production of reports, and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Larissa J. Lucas, MD, FACP, HMDC, CMD

Expert Consulting Services

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care - Geriatric Medicine, Frail Elder Care, Post-Acute Transitions, Long-Term Care Facilities, Medical Director, End-of-Life Care, Clinical Education, Clinical Protocols, Health Care Advocacy, Health Care Policy, Patient-Centered Care, Chronic Disease, Health Care Technology, Clinical Research
Dr. Larissa J. Lucas, MD, FACP, HMDC, CMD, is a distinguished medical professional with extensive expertise spanning various domains of healthcare. With an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and certifications as a Hospice Medical Director (HMDC) and Medical Director (CMD), Dr. Lucas is a sought-after expert in strategic healthcare change management, primary care, hospice care, and post-acute transitions. Dr. Lucas's career of over two decades encompasses roles as a General Internist, educator, and physician executive, showcasing her deep knowledge and skills in medical innovation, organizational management, and quality improvement initiatives. Her clinical experience ranges from primary care to hospice care, with a specific focus on providing high-quality care and achieving positive outcomes for frail elders and patients undergoing post-acute transitions. As the Medical Director at North Shore Physicians Group and several skilled nursing facilities, Dr. Lucas ...

Carmela Mancini, DO, MPH, FACP

Expert Consulting Services

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nutrition - Direct Primary Care Physician, Personalized Care Expert, Assisted Living, Memory Care Unit Specialist, Dementia Management, End-of-Life Care, Hospitalist Expert, Medical Weight Loss, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Public Health, Clinical Teaching Expert, Health Policy Analyst, Medical Researcher
Dr. Mancini is a distinguished medical professional with extensive experience and expertise in various domains of healthcare. Holding a DO and MPH degree, as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), Dr. Mancini is a sought-after expert in Direct Primary Care, Longitudinal Care, Dementia Management, Hospital Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health. As a Direct Primary Care Physician and owner of a private membership-based practice in Salem, MA, Dr. Mancini specializes in providing personalized and comprehensive medical care to elderly patients in Assisted and Independent Living Facilities and Memory Care Units. With a focus on managing complex medical problems and behavioral changes in dementia/Memory Care patients, Dr. Mancini excels in assessing patients for appropriate care settings and delivering in-home care to individuals with terminal illnesses. Dr. Mancini also serves as a Medical Director at the Weight Loss Center of the North Shore, offering ...

Ronald N. Rosen, MD, CMD

Expert Consulting Services

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home, MD, Expert, True Review, Experienced, Nursing Home Management, Family Practice, Skilled Rehab, Urban Search and Rescue, Medical Team Management, Hospice Care, Emergency Medicine, Board Certified, Nursing Home Oversight, Medical Director, Clinical Oversight, Expert Witness
Dr. Ronald N. Rosen stands as a distinguished expert witness in the fields of family medicine, geriatrics, and nursing home administration. With a career spanning over 45 years, Dr. Rosen has practiced family medicine and geriatrics in addition to holding leadership roles in various healthcare settings. His tenure as the Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Massachusetts Task Force 1, coupled with his role as a Medical Director for the Brudnick Center for Living showcases his ability to navigate complex healthcare scenarios. Dr. Rosen's dual qualifications in family medicine and geriatrics, coupled with his role as a Certified Medical Director, position him as an invaluable expert witness capable of providing comprehensive insights into standards of care, geriatric medicine, and the management of nursing homes. Notable Accomplishments: Over 45 years of active practice in family medicine and geriatrics. Served as the Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Massachusetts Task Force 1, specializi...

Karen M Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

SwallowStudy.com

Boston, Massachusetts
Speech-Language Pathology, Geriatrics - swallowing, swallowing disorders, dysphagia, oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, oropharyngeal dysphagia, vocal cords, vocal folds, larynx, aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, aspiration precautions, safety, strategies, choke, choking, asphyxiation, hypoxia, anoxia, stroke, dementia, neurological, paralysis
I am a medical Speech-Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S). I achieved this specialty certification in 2012. I have been a certified, licensed and practicing SLP since 1996, with licensure in Massachusetts from 1998 to current. I have worked with the adult and geriatric populations, specializing in dysphagia evaluation and management in long-term care, rehabilitation centers, and acute care with inpatients and outpatients. I am a 9-time award winner of the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) in recognition of excellence in continued professional study (as of March 2023). In September 2019, I won the first Hormel Health Labs Health Hero Award: https://www.hormelhealthlabs.com/resources/health-hero-advances-dysphagia-research/. I was elected as a Board member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in November 2022. I am the founder of www.SwallowStudy.com: Dysphagia Resource for Professional...

Sheila Trugman, MD

Tree of Life Healthcare Associates

Worcester, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Pain Control at end-of-life, Assisted Livings, Long-term Care, Wound Care, Dementia, Hospice & Palliative Care, Advanced Directives, Delirium, End of Life Care, adult family medicine
Board certified in Family Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Care

Lewis H Rosenbaum, MD

Academic Internal Medicine

Royal Oak, Michigan
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology - Hospital expert in chronic pain, disorders, geriatrics, fibromyalgia and complicated medical and rheumatic disorders
Vice Chief Internal Medicine, Beaumont Heath System. 30 years experience hospital medicine chairman, quality assurance committee, 20 years.

Anjanette M Stoltz, MD

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care
Dr. Stoltz received her undergraduate and medical school degrees at the University of Michigan. Following her Internal Medicine residency, she completed fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Stoltz joined the medical school faculty of the University of Michigan in December 1997. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Stoltz has a clinical interest in palliative care and hospice and has been a Medical Director with community-based hospices since 1998. She practices in a variety of settings, including an academic hospital's inpatient General Internal Medicine service and outpatient Geriatric Medicine clinic, community-based subacute rehabilitation facilities, community-based long-term care facilities, and community-based home and residential hospice.

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, DNBPAS, HMDC, CMD, WCC

Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Choking, Dysphagia, Elopement, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Medical Malpractice, Motorized Mobility Scooter Collision, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Suicide, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
17+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 12+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

Britt W Ehlert, MD

Park Nicollet

Maple Plain, Minnesota
Internal Medicine - Outpatient Care, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
I am an ABIM board certified internist with over 12 years of experience in clinical practice. I have also been a clinic leader for the past 7 years, serving as Lead Physician and subsequently Clinic Medical Director in my clinics. In these roles, I have been responsible for ensuring high quality of care delivered by our clinicians. In addition, I have served on committees promoting evidence-based practice. After attending University of Chicago as an undergraduate and earning my MD from Case Western Reserve University, I trained in Internal Medicine at University of Michigan.

Hannah Foster, PT, DPT, NCS

PT Expert Witness Edge

Chesterfield, Missouri
Physical Therapy, Neurology - Neurological Physical Therapy, Oncology , Oncology Rehab, Acute Care, Cerebrovascular Accident, Physical Therapy, Geriatrics, Post Operative Care, Orthopedics, Parkinson's Rehab, Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. Hannah Foster has a B.S. from the University of Dayton (2008), as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina (2011). Additionally, she completed a Neurologic Physical Therapy residency program at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, FL in 2013. Currently, Dr. Foster works as a full-time clinician in an acute care hospital, specifically in the setting of oncology with patients with gynecologic and hematologic cancers. Dr. Foster is also an adjunct faculty member within the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning (Jacksonville, FL) working as a research and publication mentor to current Neurologic Physical Therapy residents. She serves on the Nominating Committee of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group within the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Hannah is the published primary author of a peer-reviewed journal article, as well as supporting author on two other peer-reviewed articles and over 20 professional poster presentations. ...

Michael J Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT, CMTPT/DN

PT Expert Witness Edge

Chesterfield, Missouri
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Spinal Manipulation, Dry Needling, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Joint Mobilization, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Soft Tissue Injury, Physical Therapy Utilization, Geriatrics, Joint Replacements, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Whiplash Injuries
Michael Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT, CMTPT/DN is an expert clinician, educator, and business owner. Dr. Gorman is regarded as an expert in the field of Physical Therapy with extensive knowledge on current best practices, insurance reimbursement, business regulations, and clinician management. Dr. Gorman has achieved the highest level of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy training recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). He has also completed the Dry Needling Certification program through Myopain Seminars. Dr. Gorman served on the APTA of Missouri State Board from 2010-2023, including serving six years as the Vice-President of APTA MO. Dr. Gorman was a private practice physical therapy owner since 2002; during this time growing his company from one to seven locations. In 2017 he successfully sold his practice to a national health care company. He re-entered private practic...

Jennifer Holt, OTR/L, CLCP, LCP-C, CFPS, CGCP

Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupational Therapy, Life Care Planning - Fall Prevention, Home Safety/Modifications, Durable Medical/Adaptive Equipment, Geriatrics, Dementia, Parkinson's, Stroke, Neurological Injuries, Lymphedema, Spinal Cord Injuries, Head Injuries, Home Health , Auditor/Quality Assurance, Medical Legal Consulting, Cancer Rehabilitation, Catastrophic
With over 25 years of experience as a meticulous and dedicated healthcare practitioner, I excel in delivering top-notch Occupational Therapy services. My expertise extends to providing medical legal consultation, contributing to court proceedings, and mastering catastrophic case management. Armed with critical thinking and problem-solving skills, I collaborate effectively with healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, ensuring patient safety and quality assurance. As a licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) with additional certifications in Home Modifications, Life Care Planning, Fall Prevention, and Geriatric Care, I bring a wealth of knowledge to enhance patient care and offer valuable advice beyond the healthcare realm.

Mike Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD

Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss, Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI, Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care, Hospice & Palliative Care
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Certified Medical Director in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. Double Fellowship trained in Geriatrics and Geriatric Medical Management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two-time student body/class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, skilled nursing facility medical director and hospice physician. Experienced expert witness.

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I am a Registered Nurse licensed in Arizona, California, and Colorado with a specialized knowledge, education, and experience working with the geriatric population, both in acute care and skilled nursing contexts. I have served the geriatric population for more than 27 years as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and registered nurse in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care facilities. I also have seven years of experience as a Case Manager in post-acute care management. I have worked in an administrative capacity as a supervisor/Charge Nurse, during which she supervised the nursing staff and in various clinical settings. I have received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2012, Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in 2014, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Grand Canyon University in 2017. I have also served as a mentor for the Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco since 20...

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics

Consultants In Medicine, PLLC

New Providence, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home, Elder abuse, Gerontology, Geriatrics, Falls, Life expectancy, Functional decline, Medical malpractice, Internal Medicine, Office practice, General Practice, Transitions of Care, Wound care, Home care, Long term care, Preoperative medicine, Medical consultation.
Specializing in Internal medicine and Geriatrics I have maintained continuous board certification in Internal Medicine since 1997 and I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1997. I have over 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing home care. I have an active Internal Medicine practice in the New York tristate area since 1997 and have been providing care to the elderly since 1995. I am a Clinical Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine, New York and I am the Medical Director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island, New York. My unique skill set, experience and training give me the expertise to opine on a variety of clinical cases in medicine as well as other specialties including nursing home care, long term care management of the elderly in the community as well as transitions of care. I am objective, straight forward and will provide you with clear unbiased reports to help navigate com...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L

Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Glen Rock , New Jersey
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Angela Baumeister

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Wound Care, , Diabetes Care, Home Healthcare, Primary Care, elder care, Midlevel Provider, Advance Practice Provider, case review, pressure injuries, falls, bed sores, dementia, UTI, delirium, assisted living, foot ulcers, polypharmacy, standards of care, non-healing
I have worked as a Physician Associate for 15 years, specializing in Family Medicine and Geriatrics in outpatient, home health, and long term care settings. I was an Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of St. Francis and was a member of the adjunct faculty as an advisor for capstone research projects. I’ve served as a board member of the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants as well as a member of the NMAPA annual conference planning committee.

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS

Wound Care Consultants

New Mexico
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics

Consultants In Medicine, PLLC

New York
Internal Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home, Elder abuse, Gerontology, Geriatrics, Falls, Life expectancy, Functional decline, Medical malpractice, Internal Medicine, Office practice, General Practice, Transitions of Care, Wound care, Home care, Long term care, Preoperative medicine, Medical consultation.
Specializing in Internal medicine and Geriatrics I have maintained continuous board certification in Internal Medicine since 1997 and I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1997. I have over 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing home care. I have an active Internal Medicine practice in the New York tristate area since 1997 and have been providing care to the elderly since 1995. I am a Clinical Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine, New York and I am the Medical Director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island, New York. My unique skill set, experience and training give me the expertise to opine on a variety of clinical cases in medicine as well as other specialties including nursing home care, long term care management of the elderly in the community as well as transitions of care. I am objective, straight forward and will provide you with clear unbiased reports to help navigate com...

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Updated 10/22/23 Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Board-Certified in Orthopedics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Program Chair -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts/textbook chapters -Can perform independent physical therapy examinations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy, I am also dual board-certified in Orthopedics and Geriatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have over 14 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I currently serve as the Chair and an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Stony Bro...

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D.

Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Maurice Preter, MD

Maurice Preter MD Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Neurology

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Neurology - psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, wrongful death, conscious pain and suffering, aviation accidents, memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer, will contests, geriatrics, suggestibility, medical psychiatric malpractice, informed consent, Suicide by Cop,
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and neurologist based in New York City with close to four decades' worth of experience in the medical profession. He is part of a limited number of fully dually trained and board certified specialists in both neurology and psychiatry and continues to be nationally and internationally active as lecturer, medical educator and as clinical and medical-legal consultant. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric, neuropsychiatric and neurological expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations, prior clients including the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency, the Department of Justice, and Kreindler&Kreindler. More at www.psychiatryneurology.net http://psychiatryneurology.net/2017/01/25/dr-preter-bio-now-video/

Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director

Williamsville, New York
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Falls, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections, UTI, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care
Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 28 years of experience as a physician and Medical Director. Experienced in nursing homes, adult care facilities, hospitals and Veterans Administration hospital. Dr. Snyderman is a Certified Medical Director and has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities over the years that are four to five-star rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teaching experience. Dr. Snyderman has worked as an expert witness for 10 years. She provides oral and wr...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L

Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

New York
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Carol A. Rupe, MD

WoodSong Medical Consulting

Littleton, North Carolina
Family Medicine, Long Term Care - Women's Health, Cardiovascular, Osteoporosis, Depression, Dementia, Hospital Inpatient, Nursing Home, Geriatrics, Migraine, PA and NP Supervision, Institutional Care, Anxiety, Institutional Care, Cardiopulmonary, Diabetes, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Headaces, High Blood Pressure, Memory Impairment
Dr Carol Rupe has provided expert witness services to the legal community since 2005, and has reviewed more than 700 cases. She provides her highly responsive, and effective professional services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys located in more than 30 US states. Dr. Rupe brings a unique understanding of the dynamics & interactions between clinical, hospital, ER, and LTC medicine and its impact on the delivery of quality medical care to patients. From major metro areas, mid size cities & suburbs, institutional care, to rural health, Dr. Rupe has done it all. Education: Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana Graduate: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC Residency: Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Family Practice Development Certification: American Academy of Family Physicians since 1987 Professional Medical Experience: - C...

Jennifer T. Szakaly, MA, CMC, NMG

Charlotte, North Carolina
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Elder abuse, disability, senior, healthcare power of attorney, healthcare advocate, social work, care management, case management, long-term care, assisted living, memory care, guardian, nursing home, assessments, cognitive impairment, dementia, conservator, exploitation, elder fraud
I opened up a care management company in Charlotte, NC in 2005 following the completion of my Master of Arts degree in Gerontology. I lead a team of nurses, social workers, gerontologists, and counselors to advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. For the past 15 years, I have served as a private guardian for older individuals who have been adjudicated in our court system. I serve as a Board Member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and am a member of the National Guardianship Association. I became certified as a guardian in 2017 and am currently one of only 52 National Master Guardians in the country. This is the highest professional designation that can be attained by guardians and it requires extensive demonstration of competencies in a variety of areas, a comprehensive exam, and at least 15 years of experience in the field of guardianship. In our routine work as both care managers and guardians, we conduct clinical assessments of older adults and person...

Teresa Matthews, FNP-C

Poland, Ohio
Wound Care, Family Medicine - Wounds, Ostomies, Family Practice, Long term care, Geriatrics, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Chart Review
I am a Family Nurse Practitioner. I have independently practiced for 13 years. Prior to FNP, I was an Emergency Room RN and a Nursing Assistant Professor. I provide comprehensive chart reviews. I am intimately familiar with state regulations as they relate to wound care, geriatric care, long term care, and assisted living. My practice has been wound evaluation and management services for long term care, home care, assisted living, and acute care.

Donia Mericle, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 18 years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

CURTIS W TAYLOR, M.D.

Mercy Health

Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Medicine, Family Medicine - Preventive Medicine, Medical necessity, Hypertension, Public Health, MCG Guidelines, Telemedicine, Geriatrics, InterQual Guidelines, Suboxone, Diabetes
I am board certified in Internal Medicine. I have been an outpatient medicine physician for the past 40 years. I recently served as an expert witness for a standard of care case for the State of Ohio. I enjoyed the thorough review of medical records, guidelines, and relevant literature to ascertain whether the actions taken by the healthcare provider involved were in line with accepted medical standards. My expertise as an internal medicine expert witness was vital to this case. I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear on the medical aspects of the matter at hand, and my testimony will provide the court with a well informed and impartial analysis of the medical issues involved. I have reviewed the SEAK Expert Witness Training course over the past 12 months.

Shuja Hassan, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Long Term Care - nursing homes, assisted living, falls, fractures, pressure ulcers, bed sores, wound care, dehydration, delirium, pneumonia, sepsis, aspiration, functional decline, neglect, dementia, infection, elder abuse, urinary tract infection, UTI, restraints, weight loss, malnutrition, medication errors
Award-winning geriatrician in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained. Sees patients in the office, hospital, and nursing home. 25 years of nursing home experience. Extensive teaching experience. Pitt faculty. Former President of Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society -Western Division.

Patricia A Maisano, RN, DHs, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA

Varna LLC.

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Standard of Care, Elder Financial Abuse, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Undue Influence, Nursing home standards, Memory impairment treatment, Hospice, Responsibility as a Guardian/ Conservator, Financial Guardianship, Guardian of the Person
I have a history of more than 50 years in nursing, and more than 23 years of those years has been as an expert witness, in numerous states throughout the country. I have done every aspect of case work, between meditations, arbitration, closed hearings and hearings / trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases has been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly (financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups. I have done both plaintiff and defense I am also a board-certified National Guardian (NCG). I have been made guardian of person and Finance of Adults and Children for 20+ years. These cases have been very basic to very ligated, with and without family members I was on the forefront of case management development in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I creat...

Dan Sullivan

Med Legal Pro

Lehighton, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care - Skilled Nursing Facility, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, dementia, restraints, group home, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, sepsis, pressure sores, bed sores, wound care, pressure ulcers, ulcers
Experienced Nursing Administrator. Executive Clinical Director at Rehab Facility. Former Director of Nursing.

Dodi Thompson, RN

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - administrator, skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, infection, dementia, delirium, ER
Experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.

Nicholas Ladikos, PharmD, FASCP, BCPS, BCGP, BCIDP

Board-Certified Clinical Pharmacist and Professor

MedOp Advisors

Coppell, Texas
Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases - Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Products, Pharmacotherapeutics, Drugs, Medications, Supplements, Herbals, Geriatrics, Board Certified, Fellow, Pharmacometrics, pharmacoeconomics, Dispensing, Retail, Clinical, Investigational Drugs and Clinical Trials, Antibiotics, Psychoactive Medications, Immunizations
EDUCATION Doctor of Pharmacy May 2013 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry September 2000 Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and International Business August 1996 Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (FASCP) October 2022 Adult and Pediatric CPR/BLS/AED Instructor September 2022 – Present Texas Preceptor Certification February 2022 Texas Pharmacist License and Immunization Certification May 2021 Value-Based Contracting Pharmacy Certification June 2020 Fundamentals of Managed Care Pharmacy Certification May 2020 Board Certified Infectious Diseases Pharmacist (BCIDP) June 2019 Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) November 2018 Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) November 2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) Stewardship Certificate October 2...

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Rheumatology, internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, medical malpractice, testimony, hospital, lupus, fibromyalgia, disability, home health, breast implants.
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Independent Medical Exams. Experienced expert witness in nursing home, hospital, internal medicine, geriatric and rheumatology malpractice as well as case record reviews

Jayesh B Shah, MD

TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Hyperbaric Medicine, Pressure Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Ulcer, Unusual Wounds, Lymphedema, Geriatrics, Amputations, Nursing Homes, Venous Ulcer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Bed Sores, Long Term Care, Pressure sores, wound care medical director
Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Numerous leadership roles in multiple medical societies including Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Extensive public speaking experience – well over 150 invited presentations. Multiple time contributing author to Wound Care Certification Study Guide. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Awards include the Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the Field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, The Jefferson C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Experienced Medical Director for wound care services at two different facilities. Research interest in unusual wounds, transcutaneous oxygen studies, limb salvage, wound healing, offloading, prevention of ulcer recurrence, veno...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS

Wound Care Consultants

Plano, Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Eileen M. Toloza-Larson, MD

Ingram, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Rural, Community, Level IV Trauma, Medical Director, Supervision, Quality, Utilization, Risk Managment, Operations, Staffing, Meditech, Geriatrics, Sepsis, Stroke, Chest Pain, Shortness of Breath, Abdominal Pain, Head Injury, Fracture, Assault
Dr. Toloza-Larson has been actively practicing as a full-time residency-trained/Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician in Texas for 20+ years. Her work experience has primarily been at a community Emergency Department in central Texas with a high geriatric population. She served as Medical Director for her Emergency Department for almost 17 years and was responsible for overseeing departmental operations including HIPAA compliance, performing quality and utilization reviews, and providing leadership to staff physicians and supervision to Advanced Practice Providers. She continues to be very involved with medical record reviews for quality assurance and process improvement. She has been retained as a medical expert in one medical malpractice case and three criminal law cases.

Chinemerem Y Ugorji, MD

Martric Medical PLLC

Cypress, Texas
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Independent medical exam, HIPAA, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Geriatrics, Primary care
Dr Ugorji is board certified in internal medicine. She is actively practice clinical medicine and has over 10 years experience in acute care including critical care access, level 2 trauma centers and telemedicine. She wants to work with attorneys on cases where her expertise in medical fraud, medical necessities and billing/coding is needed.

Miguel S. Galindo, MD, FACP

Intermountain Health

Salt Lake City, Utah
Hospitalist, Geriatrics - Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Geriatrics, Nursing Home Care, Long Term Acute Care Hospital, Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Post-Acute Care, Geriatric Life Expectancy
I am a highly experienced General Internist who specializes in the holistic care of vulnerable older adults as they navigate complex health challenges across the spectrum of care. Deeply versed in the medical, functional, cognitive, and social needs of older adults, I bring my experience to bear on malpractice cases with integrity, precision, accountability, and a warm personable approach. Board Certified in Internal Medicine Fellow of the American College of Physicians Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine AMDA Certified Nursing Home Medical Director Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah

Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP

Dr. Vivian Begali

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychologist, PTSD, Neuropsychological Assessment, Acquired Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuro IMEs, Worker's Compensation, Second Opinion, Capacity/Competency Evaluations, Testamentary Capacity, Dementia, Cognitive Decline, Children, Adults, Geriatrics.
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Dr. Begali provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive, and physical conditions. Provides expert witness consultation for forensic cases, IMEs, medical file review, second opinions, disability, and peer reviews. Expert witness services are offered for use in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, consultation, and courtroom testimony. Independent and clinical neuropsychological evaluations are used to provide a comprehensive and evidence-based measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, neurological conditions. chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, secondary psychiatric disorders and PTSD. She has been awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology, American College of Professional Neuropsychology, and American Academy of Clini...
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