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This page contains infectious diseases expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on infectious diseases and related issues. Infectious diseases 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 infectious diseases expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Sepsis, Covid 19, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Infection Control, Meningitis, Osteomyelitis, Pneumonia, Surgical Infections, Endocarditis, Hiv, Mrsa, Hepatitis, Infections, Infectious Diseases, and Influenza.

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Ira A Gurland, MD

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID 19, HIV, AIDS, surgical infections, necrotizing fasciitis, prosthetic joint infection, diabetic foot infection, mold, bacteremia, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, prostatitis, cellulitis, wound, vaccine, Lyme disease, antibiotics, fungal infections, bacterial infections, travel medicine
I am a board certified infectious diseases physician and internist in active clinical practice in central New Jersey for almost 20 years. I have had the privilege of being retained for independent medical evaluations in a variety of cases. The goals of these examinations have included evaluating the merits of a case for trial, evaluating insurer’s liability, workman’s compensation and medical malpractice. Diagnoses involved in these matters have included COVID-19 infection, diabetic foot infection leading to limb loss, surgical site infections, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, mold exposure and many others. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical jargon and make it understandable. I am willing to provide redacted reports.

F. Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review
Dr. Asfour has worked extensively in adult infectious diseases for the past 20 years. He has had more than 35,000 direct patient encounters. He has experience in reviewing cases for both the plaintiff and defense. Dr. Asfour is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. In addition to his work in the US seeing patients, he has worked for the World Health Organization. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is generally available on short notice and is an efficient worker with a short turn-around time for legal case review. He has extensive experience in treating patients and advising hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in Infection Control (Including outbreak management / COVID-19) and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is willing to travel as needed. www.praxisid.com

Issa Ephtimios, MD, FRCPC, CIC, CPE

KELOWNA, British Columbia
Infectious Diseases, Independent Medical Examinations - INFECTION, WOUNDS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, INFECTION CONTROL. ANTIBIOTICS STEWARDSHIP, SURGICAL SITE INFECTION, SEPSIS, SEPTIC SHOCK, INFECTION FOLLOWING SURGERY, DEATH CAUSED BY INFECTION, DEATH CAUSED BY SEPSIS, HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.
FELLOW, ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, CANADA BOARD CERTIFIED IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES (USA) BOARD CERTIFIED IN INFECTION CONTROL (USA) LICENSED IN FLORIDA, ALABAMA, ONTARIO, AND BRITISH COLUMBIA

Stacie Benedek RN, BSN, CIC

San Diego, California
Infectious Diseases, Nurse - surgical site infection, prosthetic joint infection, urinary tract infection, infection control, hospital acquired infection, pneumonia, bacteremia, epidemiology, sepsis, medical devise associated infection, outbreak, MRSA, VRE, Clostridium difficile, COVID-19
I am practicing as a Systemwide Infection Control Coordinator for Scripps Health in San Diego, CA which includes 5 acute care hospitals. I have 10+ years of experience in Infection Prevention and Control and Epidemiology as well as 8 years of experience as a bedside RN in the ICU and PACU. I am certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) credentialed by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology. I have extensive experience in the evaluation of patients who develop hospital associated infections including surgical site infections, blood stream infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficile. My job requires extensive operational, personnel, safety, nursing, and patient care expertise in multiple complex departments within the healthcare setting. I am detail oriented. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical conditions/terminology and make them understandable. Case worked on: Washington Post: “Sewage and Wa...

Jerrold S. Dreyer, MD Jerrold S. Dreyer, MD, FACP, Inc.

Sherman Oaks, California
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Infections of all specialties, HIV/Aids, septic shock, meningitis, endocarditic, osteopmyelitis, diarrhea

Joseph B. Marzouk, MD, FIDSA Infectious Disease Specialist

Oakland, California
Infectious Diseases - Infections in all medical Specialties, Sepsis, HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, food poisoning, pneumonia, orthopedic infections, meningitis, surgical infections, wound infections, urinary tract infections, endocarditis, abdominal infections, abscess, septic arthritis, infection control
Clinical Infectious Disease Specialist in active practice; Extensive experience in medico-legal review for both plaintiffs and defense; Board Certified in Infectious Disease; HIV Specialist; Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at two Northern California Hospitals; Chief of Infectious Disease at Summit Medical Center. See CV for further details.

Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, MBA

Los Angeles, California
Infectious Diseases - Infection Control, Infection Prevention, Clostridium Difficile, Meningitis, Sepsis, Surgical Infection, Bacteria, Osteomyelitis, Pneumonia, Abdominal Infections, Endocarditis, Hospital Infections
Dr. Uslan is a board-certified infectious disease specialist and serves as clinical chief of infectious diseases and hospital epidemiologist at a major academic teaching hospital. Dr. Uslan has extensive experience with diagnosis, management, and treatment of a wide range of infectious diseases including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, meningitis, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Uslan has a particular interest in hospital infections, infections due to multi-drug resistant organisms, prevention of infections/infection control, and appropriate antibiotic use.

Pamela R Noel, MD, MPH Amaris Medical Experts

Lutz, Florida
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Amaris Medical Experts, LLC is a multi-specialty Network of Physicians in the field of Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Adult Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, OB/GYN, Emergency, Pediatrics, Surgery, Heme/Onc, Psychiatry, Urology.
Dr. Pamela Noel graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also earned a graduate certificate in Infection Control and has a Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Noel has served as an infectious disease expert witness, assisting attorneys in various infectious disease related legal cases. She has also performed many independent medical examinations for clients seeking disability insurance due to various acute and/or chronic medical conditions. Dr. Noel joined Infectious Disease Associates o...

Rachel S. Permuth, PhD, MSPH Epidemiology and Behavioral Research Consultants, LLC

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Public Health, Correctional Healthcare - Epidemiology, Nexus Letters, Exposures to chemicals, Camp Lejeune, Military, Veterans, COVID and prisons, COVID transmission and jails, correctional facilities, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, compassionate release
Published over 50+ papers on Epidemiology, COVID, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, workplace health, workplace psychology, social epidemiology, hospitality, integrated facilities management, public health, population health management. Environmental Exposures *Veterans Health *Military Health *Camp Lejeune *Roundup, Zantac, Talc Powder *Asbestos Prisons, Jails, Correctional Facilities • CDC Guidelines and their Applications • Inmate transfers and Contact-Tracing • Closed-Caption TV and Physical Structure review for proper transfer, recording of persons coming in and out of the facility • Infection Rate Modeling • Plaintiff and Defendant Support (inmates, staff, families, systems) Nursing Homes • Infection Control Policies and Procedures • COVID-19 Nursing Home response, guidance, and timeliness of infection prevention methods or response to infection • State and Federal Nursing Home Regulation and Guidance • Safe Staffing Practice...

David B Ross, MD, PhD, MBI

Baltimore, Maryland
Pharmaceutical Regulation, Infectious Diseases - Food and Drug Administration (FDA), drug/biologics safety/labeling/post-marketing surveillance, FDA drug/biologics regulations/procedures/applications (INDs/NDAs/BLAs), clinical trials, drug development, pharmacy compounding, HIV, MRSA, antibiotics, hepatitis, osteomyelitis, influenza, C. difficile
Dr. Ross is a Yale fellowship-trained, board-certified infectious disease physician. An active clinician in practice for over 25 years, he provides patient care in the areas of infectious disease and primary care. Dr. Ross holds a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University. He completed his internal medicine residency training at NYU Medical Center, and infectious disease fellowship training at Yale University. Dr. Ross also holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from NYU, and a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Sciences University. Dr. Ross spent 10 years with the FDA’s Center of Drug Evaluation and Review (CDER) as a medical officer, senior medical reviewer, medical team leader, and new drug review office management official. He has extremely broad experience with FDA regulatory submissions (INDs, NDAs, BLAs, post-marketing safety, labeling ...

Vincent G Pons, MD

Helena, Montana
Infectious Diseases - Central Nervous System Infections (meningitis, brain abscess), Influenza, Pneumonia, Prosthetic Joint Infections, Soft Tissue Infections including Necrotizing Fasciitis, Osteomyelitis
Infectious disease consult for DRMC Hospital in Palm Springs.

F. Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Henderson, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID-19, nursing homes, long term care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciitis, infections, surgical site infections, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, consulting, insurance, case review
Dr. Asfour has worked extensively in adult infectious diseases for the past 20 years. He has had more than 35,000 direct patient encounters. He has experience in reviewing cases for both the plaintiff and defense. Dr. Asfour is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. In addition to his work in the US seeing patients, he has worked for the World Health Organization. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is generally available on short notice and is an efficient worker with a short turn-around time for legal case review. He has extensive experience in treating patients and advising hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in Infection Control (Including outbreak management / COVID-19) and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is willing to travel as needed. www.praxisid.com

Harry F Hull, MD HF Hull & Associates, LLC

Reno, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Public Health - Coronnavirus, COVID-19, Food Poisoning, E. coli, Salmonella, Norovirus, Campylobacter, Hepatitis, Listeria, Influenza, MRSA, Legionnaires
40 years experience in infectious disease control including Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, state epidemiologist for 2 states. Expertise - infectious diseases, foodborne illness, disease transmission, outbreak investigation, epidemiology. Board certified in pediatrics. 13 years experience as an expert witness. Retained in 200+ cases with more than 50 depositions and trials. Cases include Listeria from Cantaloupe; Salmonella from peanut butter, peanut paste, white pepper and chain restaurants; E. Coli from chain restaurants; Campylobacter from peas; Yersinia from pasteurized milk; occupational MRSA; Hepatitis C transmitted in medical settings, Legionnaire's Disease. Former member of the ACIP, the CDC committee that sets vaccination policy in the US. In depth knowledge of current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Managed SARS and anthrax responses and bioterrorism planning for the State of Minnesota. Served as WHO consultant for 2009 influenza pandemic.

Ira A Gurland, MD

East Brunswick, New Jersey
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - COVID 19, HIV, AIDS, surgical infections, necrotizing fasciitis, prosthetic joint infection, diabetic foot infection, mold, bacteremia, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, prostatitis, cellulitis, wound, vaccine, Lyme disease, antibiotics, fungal infections, bacterial infections, travel medicine
I am a board certified infectious diseases physician and internist in active clinical practice in central New Jersey for almost 20 years. I have had the privilege of being retained for independent medical evaluations in a variety of cases. The goals of these examinations have included evaluating the merits of a case for trial, evaluating insurer’s liability, workman’s compensation and medical malpractice. Diagnoses involved in these matters have included COVID-19 infection, diabetic foot infection leading to limb loss, surgical site infections, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, mold exposure and many others. I have the ability to breakdown complex medical jargon and make it understandable. I am willing to provide redacted reports.

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, hospital infection, pressure ulcer, bedsores, diabetic foot ulcer, leg ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death.
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases, and have over a decade of experience in both areas. I have worked in a variety of practice settings, and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease related cases. I teach medical students and perform peer reviews for one of leading national wound care journals. Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-Certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Additionally, I have certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally, and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. While being detail oriented, I am able to see the big picture of a case. I am apt at analyzing complex medical facts, synthesizing and presenting them in a digestible form to a lay audience. I provide ...

Shirin Mazumder, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, AAHIVS

Memphis, Tennessee
Infectious Diseases - Osteomyelitis, necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, surgical infections, blood stream infections, infections in immunocompromised hosts, COVID-19, urinary tract infections, transplant infectious disease, HIV, brain abscess, pneumonia, sepsis, staphylococcal infections, streptococcal infections, fungi.
Dr. Mazumder holds active board certifications in infectious disease and internal medicine and is in active clinical practice for over a decade. She is a tenured associate professor of medicine at a large academic teaching hospital and also serves as the program director of the infectious disease fellowship training program. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College, completed internal medicine residency at Rush and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Mazumder has extensive experience with a various infectious diseases including osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, diabetic foot ulcers, sepsis, COVID-19, pneumonia, HIV, surgical site infections, urinary tract infections, central nervous system infections, fungal infections, staphylococcal infections, blood stream infections, endocarditis, infectious due to multi-drug resistant organisms and infection control. She has published over 30 articles in various med...

Daniel Mendoza, MD, PhD

Pearland, Texas
Infectious Diseases - HIV, Sepsis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, COVID-19, Osteomyelitis, Endocarditis, Multidrug Resistant (MDR) infections, Surgical Infections, Prosthetic Joint Infections, Epidural Abscess, Urinary Tract Infection, C. difficile, MRSA, Tuberculosis, Typhus, Histoplasmosis.
Dr. Mendoza is a board-certified infectious disease specialist. He teaches clinical infectious diseases to medical students and physicians in training. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of serious infections, such as HIV, sepsis, pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, meningitis, COVID-19, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He is also experienced in infections that are difficult to diagnose or to treat, such as infections due to mycobacteria, multidrug resistant organisms, histoplasma and MRSA. Dr. Mendoza has received important awards in recognition of his academic contributions, including a national award from the American Society for Microbiology. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and he has delivered presentations to national scientific conferences. Dr. Mendoza is committed to providing evidence-based and unbiased expert opinions.
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