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This page contains hospitalist expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on hospitalist and related issues. Hospitalist expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these hospitalist expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, Hospital Medicine, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes, Pneumonia, Standard Of Care, Covid 19, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Heart Disease, Hypertension, and Medical Necessity.

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J. Jordan Romano, DO

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Omar Darwish, MS, DO The University of California, Irvine

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Board Certified Internal Medicine, Preoperative Medicine Specialist, Academic Hospitalist, Anticoagulation Expert
Dr. Omar Darwish is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a full-time practicing Hospitalist at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. He received his residency training in internal medicine at St. Mary Medical Center and Harbor UCLA. He also completed a chief year in internal medicine. Dr. Darwish is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has provided expert review on cases such as sepsis, anticoagulation, sacral decubitus ulcers, and large case regarding claims of medical necessity. He has also worked as a medical consultant in reviewing Veteran Disability Claims. Dr. Darwish has been the coordinator of the Morbidity and Mortality Conferences for the Department of Medicine since 2013. He reviews cases that involve unexpected complications or deaths and creates a learning conference by providing teaching points to the medicine faculty, residents, and medical students. Dr. Darwish p...

Dalton E Diamond, MD, MPH Sand Mountain Hospitalists, LLC

Guntersville, Alabama
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - Military Medicine

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

Alaska
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Life Expectancy Estimates, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Standard of Care
20+ years as a practicing Internal Medicine-Hospitalist in New Mexico, Alaska, Ohio & Indiana. I have also had extensive administrative experience as CMO, Medical Director & Physician Advisor in numerous hospital-based positions throughout my entire career. Court testimony experience with detailed written reviews regarding medical malpractice standard of care and/or life-expectancy evaluations including extensive medical literature support. CV and attorney recommendations available upon request.

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.

Matthew W Wright, MD, FACP Canyon State Medicolegal Consulting, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 16 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota.

Hilal S Abu-Zahra, MD

Loma Linda, California
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia.
Dr. Abu-Zahra has 6+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist in the Inland Empire in both community and academic hospital settings. Dr. Abu-Zahra provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Abu-Zahra is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in general pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine and is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Abu-Zahra graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He works in an academic children's hospital and a community hospital with newborn nursery, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Zahra works full time as a hospitalist and half time as an outpatient pediatrician in a clinic affiliated with a family residency program. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the former chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. He is involved in quality improvemen...

Roy Artal, MD

Los Angeles, California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome, Narcolepsy, Hypersomnia, Insomnia, Parasomnia, COPD, Asthma, Pulmonary Nodule, Lung Cancer
Dr. Roy Artal is a board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist and Medical Director of Tower Sleep Medicine. Dr. Artal received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1991, and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine (UCLA) in 1995. Following medical school Dr. Artal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai-UCLA Combined Fellowship Program. In addition to being Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, he is also board certified in sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, the Medical Director of Tower Sleep Medicine an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep disorders center, a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medic...

Arun K Chakrabarty, MD private

Hemet, California
Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, and Addiction Medicine for File Review
I also work on medical file reviews.

Roberto Contreras II, MD, CLCP California Life Care Planning Association

Huntington Beach, California
Life Care Planning, Internal Medicine - medical billing, life care planner, hospitalist, medical devices, medical management, medical coding, legal medicine, legal nurse consulting, nurse practitioner, obstetrics and gynecology, addiction medicine, family medicine, general practice, gynecology, consultative examinations
The California Life Care Planning Association was created by experts in the field of Life Care Planning, with more than 30 years of experience working in the health care industry. All of our professionals are Certified Life Care Planners, as well as active medical practitioners dedicated to assessing lifetime cost of care for individuals with catastrophic injuries/illness. What sets us apart from many other Life Care Planning organizations and individuals is that all of our Life Care Planners have active direct experience with patient care. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and hold all of our affiliates to that same higher standard. Whether it be plaintiff, defense , or any other client, our methodology is transparent and consistent. Given the healthcare backgrounds of our founders, all Life Care Plans and services are overseen by a Physician. Similar to a hospital setting, many of our services go through "rounding" with senior partners and physicians to make sure we are keep...

Omar Darwish, MS, DO The University of California, Irvine

Orange, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Board Certified Internal Medicine, Preoperative Medicine Specialist, Academic Hospitalist, Anticoagulation Expert
Dr. Omar Darwish is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a full-time practicing Hospitalist at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. He received his residency training in internal medicine at St. Mary Medical Center and Harbor UCLA. He also completed a chief year in internal medicine. Dr. Darwish is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has provided expert review on cases such as sepsis, anticoagulation, sacral decubitus ulcers, and large case regarding claims of medical necessity. He has also worked as a medical consultant in reviewing Veteran Disability Claims. Dr. Darwish has been the coordinator of the Morbidity and Mortality Conferences for the Department of Medicine since 2013. He reviews cases that involve unexpected complications or deaths and creates a learning conference by providing teaching points to the medicine faculty, residents, and medical students. Dr. Darwish p...

Thomas Baird McIlraith, MD, SFHM, CLHM Baird Medical Consulting

Davis, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Medical Necessity, InterQual, Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)
Dr. McIlraith received his BS, and MD from the University of Wisconsin; and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 1999. In 2000, he was made the head of the hospitalist division in the South Sacramento Kaiser Permanente. He became the Chairman of Hospital Medicine at Mercy Medical Group in 2004. In the subsequent 12 years he grew the department from 12 to 84 hospitalists. He was elected to the MMG board of directors in 2009, and served as Treasurer from 2011 through 2016. Dr. McIlraith has been providing expert opinion services to defense and plaintiff clients since 2011. He has served on the The Doctors Company Hospital Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. McIlraith joined NAIP (now SHM) as a charter member in 1998 and has been active ever since. He was in the inaugural FHM class in 2009, the inaugural SFHM class in 2010, and the inaugural CLHM class in 2013. He was the 2016 recipient of the SHM Award of Excellence.

Shivi Sharma, MD FACP Yale University, Yale New Haven and Norwalk Hospital

Fairfield, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Medical Director, Internal Medicine, Internist, negligence, Injury and damages, causation, Malpractice, Quality of Care, Standard of Care, Heart failure, Residency, Resident, Attending, Chest Pain, Back Pain, Professor, Urgent Care, Medication error
Assistant Professor of Clnical Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 10 years of clinical experience. He has received accolades from the hospital on his quality of care; and served as a Medical Director and many committees at the highest levels of healthcare. His experience gives him insight from both a clinical and systems standpoint. Extensive experience with medical care, as it relates to doctors, nursing and residents - across a wide variety of specialties and levels of care from urgent cares, ED to the ICU He has also served in a capacity as Medical Director for a hospital floor working with management with different levels of staff members from techs to consultant attendings. Most recently, he also worked as a Director of a Hospitalist program, which included being a key decision maker in terms of hiring, firing, staff workflow, setting up expectations of care for medical doctors. His experience also includes a year as Chief Resi...

Ankush K Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM, CFLC

Delray Beach, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - internal medicine, hospitalist, cost, evidence, EBM, hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community, academic, chest pain, infection, fall, telemedicine
Also licensed in FL, CA, ME, NJ, NY, MD, VA, PA, DE, WV, TN, IL, IN, IA, MO, WI, MN, CO, MT, CT, RI, SD, NH, SC, VI, ID, UT, NE, NC Past experience in expert witness work with defense and plaintiff. Academic/University/Faculty experience and private practice work, including locum tenens experience. 1. Fellow, American College of Physicians 2. Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine 3. Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts 4. Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Forensic Expert Witness Association Board Certifications: Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine Lifestyle Medicine - American & International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Brenda Jacobsen, DO, FACOI, FACEP Jacobsen Medical PA

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

Felicia A. Pixler, MD F.P. Medical Consulting PLLC

Tampa, Florida
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - disability, Diabetes, congestive heart failure, Kidney Disease, Sepsis, Stroke, COPD/Asthma, Medication Errors, COVID-19, coronavirus, pressure sores, wound care, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, handoffs, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, telemedicine
Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10+ years experience as a Hospitalist & Telemedicine Hospitalist. Active clinical practice. Significant experience drafting medico-legal reports and providing medical necessity and disability opinions. Additional conditions commonly treated include: electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension, heart disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, acute respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke , medication errors, deep vein thrombosis, skin and soft skin infections, delirium, cirrhosis, gastrointestinal bleed, and Covid -19 complications.

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Florida
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Fadi E Saba, MD

Saint Petersburg, Florida
Nursing Homes, Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, Medical Management, Skilled Nursing Facility, Post-Acute Care, Assisted Living Facility, Long-term Care, Long-term Acute Care, Hospitalist, Pharmaceutical Research, Hospital Standard of Care, Primary Care, General Practice

Luke Williams, MD

Gulfport, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Telemedicine, Standard of Care, General Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hospice, Long Term Care, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Coronary Artery Disease, Respiratory diseases, COVID19
My background includes emergency medicine as well as inpatient and outpatient medicine. My extensive medical knowledge in medicine involves but not limited to such diagnoses of sepsis, congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, stroke, coronary artery diseases, and respiratory diseases.

Stephen Broomes, MD

Douglasville, Georgia
Hospitalist, Medical Billing - Internal Medicine, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, COVID-19, infection, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, healthcare fraud, qui tam, sepsis, falls, stroke, DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, hypoglycemia, hand offs, Nurse Practitioner & PA Supervision, Disability Evaluation, bleeds
Cleveland Clinic trained hospitalist in active clinical practice. Board certified in internal medicine with a practice focus on hospital medicine. 20+ years of clinical experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Vast medical necessity, UR (utilization review) and disability file review experience – has reviewed in excess of 2,000 charts. Conducted over 1,700 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Disability Reviews. Also experienced in UDT (Urine Drug Testing Analysis) and IMEs (Independent Medical Examinations).

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Smyrna, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Tifton, Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospitalist, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Stroke, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Patient Handoff, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronavirus [COVID], PPE [personal protective equipment], Advance Practitioner Supervision [Mid-Level, PA, NP]
Dr. Faridani is a U.S. trained, board-certified, internal medicine physician. He has been in clinical medicine for over 10+ years and practices as a Hospitalist. Throughout Dr. Faridani practice he has published over 2 dozen case reports that have been accepted, recognized, and presented at state and national conferences. Moreover, as a testimony to Dr. Faridani success in medicine he has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physician and Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Faridani is certified in wound care/hyperbaric management. He has served in a vast array of leadership roles. Dr. Faridani ensures all cases will be swiftly and thoroughly reviewed without delay. CV and References upon request. Please contact via email/text/phone. Expect return response in 1 hour or less.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Dementia, Delirium. Primary Care, Stroke, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure, Preoperative and Postoperative Medical Management
I am a full time Hospitalist at a large metropolitan hospital in Atlanta Georgia for the last 16 years. I am a board certified internist with extensive experience in primary care and geriatrics.

Gregory E. Jones, MD

Douglasville , Georgia
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, decubitus ulcers, medical necessity, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, PE, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, septic shock, medical necessity, standard of care, respiratory failure, heart failure, heart disease, stroke, peri-operative management
Dr. Jones is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in Hospital Medicine. He is licensed in GA, SC, and TN. He received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues to practice as a Hospitalist in Georgia.

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

Hawaii
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Life Expectancy Estimates, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Standard of Care
20+ years as a practicing Internal Medicine-Hospitalist in New Mexico, Alaska, Ohio & Indiana. I have also had extensive administrative experience as CMO, Medical Director & Physician Advisor in numerous hospital-based positions throughout my entire career. Court testimony experience with detailed written reviews regarding medical malpractice standard of care and/or life-expectancy evaluations including extensive medical literature support. CV and attorney recommendations available upon request.

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 26 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...

Kurosh Takhtehchian, DO Midwest Anesthesia Partners

Glenview, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, critical care medicine, internal medicine, hospitalist (including electronic ICU care). I have daily duties of surgical and medical ICU care and neuro-interventional and cardiac surgery ICU care. Also am hospitalist, specializing in post surgical patents including spine surgery, neurosurgery, gynecologic, oncology, debilitating, orthopedics, colorectal surgery, plastics/reconstruction. Also am full time cardiac, high risk vascular, thoracic and neurosurgery anesthesiologist along with general cases. Triple Boarded in critical care, internal medicine and anesthesiology.

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

Indiana
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Life Expectancy Estimates, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Standard of Care
20+ years as a practicing Internal Medicine-Hospitalist in New Mexico, Alaska, Ohio & Indiana. I have also had extensive administrative experience as CMO, Medical Director & Physician Advisor in numerous hospital-based positions throughout my entire career. Court testimony experience with detailed written reviews regarding medical malpractice standard of care and/or life-expectancy evaluations including extensive medical literature support. CV and attorney recommendations available upon request.

Allen R. Dennis, MD, JD, MPH Heal One LLC

Louisiana
Internal Medicine, Life Care Planning - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist,Opiates, Independent Medical Exam, Medication Errors, Life Care Planning, Nursing home failure,Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse, Wrongful Death
He is board certified in the two specialties of Internal Medicine and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health . He has owned a private practice and is currently active as a Hospitalist. Dr. Dennis is licensed and treating patients in Georgia, Texas and Indiana. He has also received special training and waiver from Dept. of Health and Human Services for Opiod addiction treatment. Dr. Dennis received medical education through Harvard medical school and the Mayo Clinic. He adheres to high ethical standards and will render objective and evidence based opinions. Dr. Dennis is easily accessible with great bedside manners and communication abilities. His legal training makes him uniquely qualified to understand legalese and medical terminology. His exceptional teaching and communication skills enable him to translate both into lay terms easily understood by most. Dr. Dennis has performed chart and utilization reviews for large organizations.

Louis S. Strauss, MD

New Orleans, Louisiana
Hospitalist, Family Medicine - Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Academic, Resident Supervision, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Collaborative agreements, Urgent Care
• Board-certified family medicine physician in active practice for over 12 years • Medical expert witness reviewer for South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners • Founding Medical Director for multiple busy urgent care centers • Numerous past academic and clinical faculty appointments in medical school and residency programs • Experience in clinical supervision of nurse practitioners and physician assistants

William T McGee, MD, MHA University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Springfield, Massachusetts
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Patient Safety, Shock, Critical Care, Vascular access, Central venous catheterization, SEPSIS, Intensive Care, Respiratory Failure, Resuscitation, Infectious disease, Nosocomial Infection, Iatrogenic Complications, Post-operative infections, Pharmaceutical, device industry, complications and death.
William T. McGee is a professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology @ the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a specialist in critical care medicine with interests in hemodynamic physiology, trauma, brain injury, ARDS, vascular access (pulmonary artery catheterization), sepsis, and nosocomial pneumonia. Dr. McGee has published over 150 papers, chapters and abstracts and has been the principal investigator for clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of new treatments for severe sepsis, MRSA and pneumonia. Presently his primary focus is on functional hemodynamics, physiologic optimization and the safety of central venous access. Dr. McGee was the lead enroller and author on the paper that reported the outcome of linezolid versus vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA pneumonia. Early in his career he was a finalist for the Cecil Lehman Mayer Research Award from the American College of Chest Physicians for his work examining the utility of pulmonary artery cat...

Elizabeth A Moore, MD, FACOG Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brewster, Massachusetts
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - OB/GYN, Labor & Delivery Complications, Abnormal Pap Smear, OB Hospitalist, Birth Injury, Obstetrical, Birth Control, Gynecologic Surgery, Device Failure GYN, Procedure Analysis/Failure, Endometrial Ablation, Hormone Therapy
Highly experienced OB/GYN in the Boston area available for consultation and expert witness services. Specific OB/GYN surgical hospitalist experience in addition to 10 years solo OB/GYN private practice. Twenty two years of total practice graduate from Sinai-Hopkins Health System. Earned bonuses for outstanding ranks in the 360 degree peer review and Press Ganey Systems. Majority of practice in highly litiginous locations. Successful professional experience in the navigation of complex medico legal situations. Very accomplished in detailed deposition work and communication strategies. Have completed effective and sound deposition sessions for 12-13 hour sittings at a time in areas of the country of highest OB/GYN rates of litigation. Entrepreneurial and spirited OB/GYN who grew significant volume of 15,000 patients in a private practice over the course of the past 9 plus years. Over 4000 deliveries with three suits, all resulting in dismissal with no settlement. Outpatient volumes a...

William R. Phillips, Jr, MD Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT/PE, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Encephalopathy, Delirium
Board-certified attending physician in active clinical practice in Hospital Medicine Harvard Medical School teaching faculty Specializing in the care of hospitalized patients who have serious conditions that often require coordination of care with other specialties Extensive teaching experience with students, residents, and other attendings, including international teaching experience

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Lorie Hall, DNP, FNP-BC Hall Professional Consulting

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Nurse Practitioner - Acute care, primary care, extended care facility, orthopedic, hospitalist, administration, palliative care
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with doctoral level education. Experience in diverse settings including acute care, outpatient, and extended care facilities. Areas of responsibility have included orthopedic trauma, inpatient hospitalist service, admissions, discharges, palliative care, and transition from emergency department to inpatient care. Director level administrative experience for emergency department, intensive care unit and progressive care units. Six plus years’ experience teaching graduate level nursing students. Have reviewed over a dozen cases as an expert witness and have testified in depositions.

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Michigan
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Ryan W. Dailey, MD Dailey Medical Consulting, PLLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist - Sepsis, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, ACLS, Ventilator Management, ARDS, Acute Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Arrest, Overdose, Toxic Ingestion, Coma, Brain Death, Volume Status, Cardiogenic Shock, Multiple Organ System Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, ICU Management
I am providing critical care medical expert witness and file review services with particular interest in sepsis management and resuscitation of critically ill or arresting patients. As a student I earned honors designation in multiple rotations and Alpha Omega Alpha designation. As a resident I was repeatedly identified by my peers as a top resident in teaching and clinical skill. I am Board Certified in both critical care medicine and internal medicine by the ABIM. I formerly worked as an intensivist for 9 years in a community hospital that is part of the largest hospital network in Minnesota, and currently work as a hospitalist for a medium sized community hospital. Further, I've led sepsis and resuscitation committees achieving award-winning patient outcome results within the state and nationally, both at my local hospital and within the larger network. Under my leadership as Medical Director, we implemented evidence-based best practices in multiple areas that led to system-best ...

Timi Adepoju, MD

Pearl, Mississippi
Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Outpatient Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Hospitalist, Newborn care, Neonatology, Respiratory distress, lead poisoning
Timi (Oluwarotimi) Adepoju MD, MPH, MS is a Board certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Dr Adepoju has extensive experience different areas including general pediatrics, pediatric hospital medicine (both in academic and community hospital settings) and NICU levels I & II. Based on these experiences, he can provide professional unbiased evaluations on timely and quality administration of health care services, identify loopholes for better care provision, medication errors, inadequate assessments, failure to properly diagnose or provide adequate care and so on. Dr Adepoju will opine on objectively and professionally on medical issues based on what is true and what is ethically and scientifically correct regardless of parties involved and retaining counsel. Dr Adepoju is available for Medical Expert Reviews, Medical Consulting, Independent Medical Examinations

Varun Bhatia, MD

Edison, New Jersey
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - General Practice, Telemedicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Preventive Medicine, COVID-19, Standard of Care, Men's Health, Women's Health, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Occupational medicine, Workman's Compensation, Sepsis, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Emboli
Dr. Bhatia is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. He serves as a medical director of an urgent care, a hospitalist, and a family physician. In addition to his clinical duties, he serves as the Medical Director of two urgent cares, where he leads and supervises MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other staff members. Dr. Bhatia is also a team hospitalist for Hackensack Meridian JFK Medical Center where he admits, manages and discharges patients with multiple acute medical problems. He also serves as a primary care provider for home care visits and does insurance physicals for Aetna, United, Wellcare to name a few along with school/sports physicals, workman's comp, DOT physicals, etc. He is also active on several telemedicine platforms. Dr. Bhatia received his M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. He received his degree in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He is available to provide expert wi...

Suleman Khawaja, M.D. Khawaja Expert Review Services

Ridgewood, New Jersey
Hospitalist - Hospitalist, COVID-19, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, stroke, myocardial infarction, cancer, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, gastrointestinal bleeding, kidney failure, cirrhosis, patient handoffs, hospitalist co-management, hospital transitions of care
After medical school at University of Chicago and residency at UNC-Chapel Hill, I have spent 16 years in real-life hospitalist practice, at hospitals ranging from 50 to 400 beds, in many different settings, regions, and employment models. I was Medical Director of a regionally-recognized hospitalist group for 8 years, growing a small local team into an operationally complex program of 40 doctors and NP's. I saw patients regularly, was regarded as the health system's subject matter expert in hospital medicine, and managed the various challenges that face hospitalists: - Increasing physician workload and staffing pressures - Widening scope of practice - Patient handoffs and shift-to-shift continuity of care - Communication and integration of input involving multiple specialists - Collaboration with NP's and PA's - Hospital resource utilization, length-of-stay, and ED throughput pressures - Use of often-flawed EMR's and CPOE platforms These are key drivers of malpractice litigation ...

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Life Expectancy Estimates, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Standard of Care
20+ years as a practicing Internal Medicine-Hospitalist in New Mexico, Alaska, Ohio & Indiana. I have also had extensive administrative experience as CMO, Medical Director & Physician Advisor in numerous hospital-based positions throughout my entire career. Court testimony experience with detailed written reviews regarding medical malpractice standard of care and/or life-expectancy evaluations including extensive medical literature support. CV and attorney recommendations available upon request.

Ellen Bondar, MD Art of Medicine, P.C.

Brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Thromboembolic phenomena, gastrointestinal bleeding, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, Renal diseases, inflamatory bowel disease, oncology
I am an internist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the hospitalist medicine as well as ambulatory care. I am board certified in the Internal Medicine and Focused Hospital Medicine Practice. I had started my expert witness practice in 2009. Since then I have reviewed and generated reports of a variety of clinical cases on the side of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. I have also testified in depositions.

J. Jordan Romano, DO

New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, International Health
Board Certified - Internal Medicine Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Currently at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School faculty member

Jonathan Lovins, MD, SFHM, MMCi Duke University Health System

Durham, North Carolina
Hospitalist, Information Technology - Internal Medicine, Informatics, EHR, EMR, electronic medical records, electronic health records, patient portals, medical records, IT, board certified, Medical Director, Internist, negligence, injury, damages, causation, malpractice, quality of care, standard of care, professor, medication error
Experienced expert witness for dozens of hospital medicine cases for over 12 years. Hands on experience for over 10 years as a hospitalist and medical faculty at Duke University Health System. Served as director of 30+ FTE academic and clinical hospital medicine program in Connecticut for over three years. Excellent communication skills from teaching Duke physicians and giving academic presentations and lectures. Duke University, University of Connecticut, and Tufts University educated physician board certified in both internal medicine (hospital medicine focused) and clinical informatics. Awarded Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Clark University. Recipient of Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine and Scholars Award from Duke University. Received training from SEAK in expert witness testimony. Over 5 years of medical informatics experience as Associate Medical Informatics Officer at Duke Regional Hospital and Informatics Physic...

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

Ohio
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Life Expectancy Estimates, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Standard of Care
20+ years as a practicing Internal Medicine-Hospitalist in New Mexico, Alaska, Ohio & Indiana. I have also had extensive administrative experience as CMO, Medical Director & Physician Advisor in numerous hospital-based positions throughout my entire career. Court testimony experience with detailed written reviews regarding medical malpractice standard of care and/or life-expectancy evaluations including extensive medical literature support. CV and attorney recommendations available upon request.

Gregg J. Eichman, DO

Edmond, Oklahoma
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Urgent care, nursing home, osteopathic, wrongful death, geriatrics, heart attack, hospice, palliative medicine, standard of care, primary care, failure to diagnose, timely referral, inpatient, outpatient, pain management, controlled substance overdose, preventive medicine screen, CV disease, sores
Dr. Eichman is an experienced practicing physician, physician educator and medical-legal consultant. He is available for malpractice case merit reviews, expert witness reports, depositions and trial testimony. Board Certified, Family Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Director of Medical Education (D.M.E.)and Designated Institutional Official (D.I.O), St. Anthony Hospital. Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Committee, St. Anthony Hospital. Physician Faculty, St. Anthony Hospital. Family Practice Residency and Program Director, St. Anthony Hospital. Traditional Rotating Internship. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Kansas City, MO, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Medical University of the Americas, Charleston, Nevis, West Indies, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Eichman is a Prima...

Timothy Hill, MD Astute Hospitalist Consulting, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Hospitalist, Health Informatics - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EMR, EHR, Credentialing, Clinical Informatics, Standard of Care, inpatient medicine, Epic, Cerner, clinical documentation, IT, board certified, negligence, injury, malpractice, quality of care, hospital policies
Dr. Hill is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has a Graduate Certificate in Clinical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University. He has 12 years of experience practicing as a hospitalist in Portland, OR. He serves as the Chief Health Information Officer at a 302-bed community hospital. As Chief Health Information Officer, he is in charge of clinical aspects of the Electronic Health Record which pertain to physicians including documentation, ordersets, and training. He has led hospital EHR implementation efforts of large EHRs including Cerner and Epic. He also is Charmain of the Department of Medicine where he supervises the development of policies, procedures and credentialing standards for multiple medical specialties including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Nephrology and Neurology. He is responsible for oversight of initiatives to improve patient safety such as peer review and ongoing peer professional evaluation.

Ee Lin Wan, MD

Medford, Oregon
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Infections, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Stroke, GI Bleed, Myocardial Infarction, Chest Pain, Diabetes, Covid, Internal Medicine, hospitalist, evidence based medicine, EBM, Hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community
Ee Lin Wan, MD is a hospitalist with more than 12 years of experience managing the medical care of inpatients over the age of 18. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She prides herself in high-quality expert witness consulting services and prompt turnaround time. She is highly reliable and has the ability to meet tight deadlines, if needed. With a special interest in providing quality care and practicing Evidence Based Medicine, Dr. Wan has coordinated the quarterly Case Discussions on Mortality and Morbidity for the past 5 years at her hospital. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Wan worked as a journalist for various magazines and newspapers. She has the unique ability to explain complex medical jargons and procedures in a manner that a lay person could understand. She has served as a preceptor for medical and nursing students. Dr. Wan has also built several websites including the website for her hospitalist group. In addition to her clinical practice, she serves as th...

Deborah L. Silver, M.D. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, Hospitalist Pediatrics, Inpatient Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics General, Pediatrician, consultative pediatrician
Board Certified Pediatric Hospitalist; Board certified Pediatrician; Pediatric Hospitalist for 28 years; Educator for Pediatric and Family Practice Residents; qualified to review Pediatric Emergency care; qualified to review Pediatric outpatient care.

Robert B Sklaroff, MD Robert B. Sklaroff, M.D.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oncology, Internal Medicine - Medical Legal Evaluations, Legal Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Medical Management, Independent Medical Examinations, Disability Evaluation, Toxicology, Nurse, Pharmacology-Clinical, Public Health, Hospitalist, Health Informatics
I have prepared reports for both Defense and Plaintiff attorneys; I have worked with insurers. I attempt to provide "disinterested" reviews by articulating the only school-of-thought that befits the database; my perennial focus has been on tobacco abuse. I completed Oncology/Hematology Fellowships at Sloan-Kettering and Hahnemann; I have been in continuous solo-practice since 1981. I was President of a Medical Staff and, thus, am familiar with the JCAHO system; I was deeply involved in Organized Medicine for 20 years and, thus, am familiar with policies generated by professional entities. I have scrutinized the law and how it influences medical and administrative procedures; the interface between law and medicine continues to fascinate.

Michael J. Babb, MD

Nashville, Tennessee
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Medical Staff Relations, Polypharmacy, Hospital Inpatient, Privileges, Physician/Patient Ratio, Medication Errors

Stella J. Fitzgibbons, MD

The Woodlands, Texas
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, internist with long experience in both primary care and hospital practice, good writer, willing to travel.
Dr. Fitzgibbons has been board certified in internal medicine since 1984, and since 2002 her practice has been almost entirely in hospital medicine. She has served as chief of hospital medicine in a major teaching hospital and is a regular contributor to journals and blogs for other hospitalists. Since 2008 she has been active in reviewing court cases, and has given opinions for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Testified in more than 35 lawsuits for both plaintiff and defense, 5 of those in court.

Ryan C. Fowler, MD RCF Consulting LLC

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

David M Rosenstein, MD, PhD

Richardson, Texas
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Vascular surgery, Liver transplant
Post doctoral fellowship in Otolaryngology Doctoral disseration in Cell Biology with focus on NeuroAnatomy Currently working as a Cardiovascular Hospitalist Have skills in General Internal Medicine, Prior board certification in Pediatrics, and have experience with management with acute stroke teams, pre and post Liver Transplant services, LVAD and pre-transplant Cardiology and Vascular Surgery

Katherine R Kula, MD

Purcellville, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - Cesarean Delivery, TOLAC, VBAC, High Risk Obstetrics, Breech Delivery, Preeclampsia, Gestational Diabetes, Ectopic Pregnancy, Obstetrical Emergencies, Gynecology Emergencies, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Postpartum Hemorrhage
I have practiced obstetrics and gynecology for the past 13 years. In the last ten years I have specialized in hospital based obstetrics and gynecology. This includes care of women with high risk pregnancies requiring hospital care, labor and delivery of both low and high risk women, obstetrical emergencies, postpartum care, emergency department consultations and emergency gynecologic surgery, as well as in-hospital obstetrics and gynecology consultations. I participated in the opening of a new obstetric emergency department at the facility where I work, and continue to see patients there. I also provide prenatal care for both low and high risk pregnancies in the hospital clinic. I have an interest in improving the quality of medical care and have been a member of a hospital wide clinical quality committee for the past three years.

Thomas W Miller, MD Innovel Health Initiatives, LLC

Chesapeake, Virginia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospitalist, internist, perioperative, diagnosis, consultant, informed consent, advance directive, CPR, administrative, communication, community, DNR
Dr. Miller has over 20 years as a practicing hospitalist, including 11 years as medical director overseeing teams as large as 80 hospitalists. His practice experience is in hospitals ranging from 50 to over 300 beds. He has extensive experience in leading quality improvement, detailed and objective evaluation of physicians’ performance as well as developing standards of practice and communication between hospitalists, specialists and non-physician staff. He also has facility with verbal presentations ranging from physicians to laypersons and is happy to provide reviews in either defense or plaintiff cases.

Jennifer P. Reason, DO, FACOG

Melfa, Virginia
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospitalist - induction of labor, VBAC, cesarean section, breech presentation, twins, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord prolapse, fetal monitoring, placental abruption, obstetrical hemorrhage, vacuum deliveries, prenatal care, birthing center transfers, preterm labor, HELLP
I am a Board Certified OBGYN since 2014, and have been in practice since 2012. In the first six years of my career I worked in a small group serving a rural, underserved population in Virginia. This practice was remote from any tertiary care hospital, and I gained experience early in my career in managing high risk situations when patients presented unstable for transfer. Since then, I have been employed as an OB Hospitalist, and have worked in leadership roles in larger hospitals that average about 2000 or more deliveries per year. I also work in my former residency program as an academic OB hospitalist, with an even higher volume and acuity of patients. Since becoming an OB hospitalist, I have developed an interest in quality and safety improvement. I have led and participated in several initiatives in this area. I have experience in leading peer review meetings at the department and medical staff level to discuss opportunities for improvement in patient care. I also ha...

Charles S Wade, MD CL Wade Enterprises LLC

Norfolk, Virginia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Hospitalist, Heart attack, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Hemorrhage, Cardiomyopathy, QT Prolongation, Major Bleeding
Dual American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Demonstrated excellence in cardiac imaging by passing Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Dr. Wade is a physician expert serving as a military practicing cardiologist. Currently the Echocardiography Lab Director, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Multiple commendation medals for superior performance. Over a decade of clinical experience all over the world. Expert in all forms of stress testing, cardiac procedures, cardiac imaging and post-MI care. Special experience in consultative cardiology, outpatient, CCU, cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure and cardio-oncology. Strong forensic skills with excellent reasoning abilities. Can handle the largest of medical records and toughest of cases. Current faculty at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with experience as clinical faculty in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular ...
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