Internal Medicine Expert Witness Listings

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Stephanie L Kokseng, MD Z & Z Healthcare, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - 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.

Martin D. Mollen, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Evaluates complicated cases with multiple specialties

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

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke
I am board certified (ABIM) in Internal Medicine with an additional Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. I have led Hospital Medicine programs at two healthcare facilities and have led an Internal Medicine clinic in the US military. I am currently licensed in Arizona, Montana and South Dakota.

Harvey L. Alpern, MD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Disability Evaluations, Malpractice, Heart Disease, Myocardial Infraction, Cardial Stress, Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker, Obesity, Cardiac Stress Testing, Angioplasty, Diabetes, Stroke
Dr. Alpern earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California in 1964 and served two residencies, in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then earned a Fellowship in Cardiology at St. George’s Hospital in London, England. Dr. Alpern has had a private practice in Cardiology since 1969. Dr. Alpern was an Assistant Clinical Professor of medicine at ULCA and was Attending Staff since 1970 and Clinical Chief of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alpern also served as Director of the Critical Care Unit and Chief of Staff at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Alpern is a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California and a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration. He has participated in several medical research programs at the USC School of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai and St. George Hospitals. Dr. Alpern has presented and published thirty-eight...

Michael J. Blumenkrantz, MD, FACP, FACN

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Nephrology Expert Witness - Clinical Nutrition, Hemodialysis, Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Geriatrics/Nursing Home, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
FACP, FACN, CNSP, Kidney Dialysis, Nutrition, BP, TPN, Extensive Research Background, Formerly Associate Prof Medicine (residence) UCLA, 80+ Publications, Visiting Professor & Lecturer 30+ Intl meetings, extensive experience med/legal (300 cases) articulate, call to discuss potential case

Nachman Brautbar, MD Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Toxicology Expert Witness - Nephrology, Occupational Medicine, Pharmacology - Clinical, Pulmonary Disease
Dr. Nachman Brautbar is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a specialization in toxicology. His list of past and present academic appointments include: Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He specializes in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace and environment,product liability, personal injury and standard of care.

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

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

John H. Fullerton, MD, MRO, CMD, CFP, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, FASAM Hampton Health, Ltd.™

San Francisco, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Medical Director, Long-Term Care, Adult Hospital Medicine and Out-Patient Medicine, Clinical Toxicology, Insanity
Full-time practicing physician in General Internal Medicine since 1989 with active licenses in CA & FL. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and as a Medical Review Officer (MRO). Holds added certifications in home care and medical directorships (in long-term care). Maintains active clinical faculty positions at UCSF, Yale and USC University Medical School(s). Serves additional roles as Core Hospital Faculty and Medical Director at multiple facilities. Testimonial Experience in over 200 cases and reviewed more than 1,500 files (including Medicare Audits for the Government), particularly in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Elder Abuse (including defense & plaintiff cases, respectively).

Kamal S Ghei, MD

San Francisco, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Severe Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Respiratory Distress, Sepsis, Shock, Timely consultation of Specialists, Falls, Stroke, Pain management
As a Board Certified Internist/Hospitalist, I coordinate medical care for acutely ill hospitalized patients including care across many disciplines. I understand how the standard of care applies for Internists and Hospitalists as the primary care provider for hospitalized patients. A Hospital based physician provides efficient and timely delivery of proper medical care, appropriate and timely engagement of specialists, appropriate and timely follow-up on concerns and red flags, and appropriate and thorough discharge when a patient is medically ready for discharge. At times, mitigating factors and diminished resources which may affect workflow. Such factors may include inadequate hospital physician staffing, unavailability of tests, lack of availability and engagement of specialists, having accepted guidelines which may be outdated, as well as many others factors. My role, as a Hospitalist Medical Expert is to take into account the expectations of the physician and the fact...

J. Gary Grant, MD Internal Medicine

Pacific Grove, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - heart attack, prevention, stroke, atrial fibrillation, Coumadin, warfarin, anticoagulation, cancer screening, cancer diagnosis, stress, Eliquis, apixaban, Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Pradaxa, dabigatran, hemorrhage, sudden death, syncope, pulmonary embolus, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, aneurysm
Dr. Grant is a well respected internist with a special interest in cardiovascular preventive medicine. He has received many honors and has held many positions of leadership, e.g., Chair of Internal Medicine Department and Bioethics Committee, Physician of the Year, and has been listed in "Best Doctors." He is easy to work with and presents well.

Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Lancaster, California
Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Prisons, Jails, Lockups, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel and Unusual Punishment in Prisons, ICE, Oncology, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment.
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology). Columbia and Baylor Educated. Award winning writer. Licensed in California and Indiana.

Meldon Levy, MD, FACC

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Cardiology, Ischemic Heart Disease, Chest Pain, Angina, Heart Failure, Stroke Prevention, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Transthoracic Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

James F Lineback, MD, FCCP Newport Longevity Medical Group

Newport Beach, California
Pulmonary Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Cause of Death, Life Expectancy, Asthma, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Chronic Lung Disease (COPD), Septic Shock
SPECIFIC AREA of EXPERTISE: Defining Cause of Death and Life Expectancy in Wrongful Death cases a. whether injury/event contributed to cause of death b. life expectancy absent the injury/event Board Certification: --Internal Medicine, 1981 --Pulmonary Medicine, 1992 Academic Appointment: Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. Lecture Series: Practicum for second year medical students; Pathophysiology and Mechanisms of Disease, 1997-present. Medical Practice: --Preventive Cardiology/Anti-Aging Medicine, 2005-present. --Internal/Chest Medicine, 1984-present --Emergency Medicine, 1978-88 Pathology Experience: Hektoen Institute, Chicago, Illinois Laboratory assistant, 1975.

Arthur E LIpper, MD Forensic MED Group

Glendora, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Medical Malpractice, Standard of Care, Internal Medicine
Arthur E. Lipper, M.D. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has participated as an Independent Medical Examiner and Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense civil cases throughout the years. He currently has an active private practice in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Lipper received his medical degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in 1981 and served his residency at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he is currently a member of the attending staff. Dr. Lipper is also presently an assistant clinical professor in Internal Medicine at the UCLA Medical Center and a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California Workers’ Compensation Division.

Stanley J. Majcher, MD, FACP Stanley J. Majcher, MD Inc.

West Covina, California
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Occupational Medicine Expert Witness - Asbestos Disability Evaluation, Medical Legal Evaluations
45 years in medical legal evaluations

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

Davis, California
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Respiratory Distress, Sepsis, Shock, Falls, Stroke, Pressure Sores
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.

Marvin Pietruszka, M.D. Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Toxicology Expert Witness, Pathology Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Pathology, Forensic Toxicology, Personal Injury, Occupational Medicine, Autopsy, Toxic Exposure, Immigration
Marvin Pietruszka, M.D., J.D. is Board Certified in Forensic Pathology and Toxicology and Preventive Medicine. He earned his Medical Doctorate. at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1972, He completed his Pathology Residency at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine in 1976. He received his Master's Degree in Forensic Toxicology in 2004, from the University of Florida. Dr. Pietruzka was granted his Juris Doctorate from the Abraham Lincoln University, School of Law in 2001. Dr. Pietruszka has been doing Independent Medical Examinations for the past 11 years and has testified in several cases.  He has been doing Medico-Legal work since 1997.  He is licensed to practice medicine in California, Texas and Pennsylvania. Dr. Pietruszka is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology at the University of Southern California. He serves as a Director at both the Psychemedics Toxicology Laboratory and at H.I.B.M., a genetic research laboratory. Additionally, he ...

James E. Shepard, MD, FACP Shepard Medical Consultation

San Rafael, California
Nephrology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - critical care, hemodialysis, fluid & electrolyte abnormalities, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, heart failure, uremia, drug toxicity
Founding director of Marin County's Acute and Chronic Dialysis Units, voted first place among subspecialty services by staff physicians. Former President, Marin Heart Association; Chief of Medicine and Chief of ICU, Chairman of Medical Records Committee; current member Scientific Advisory Board Northern California Kidney Association .Member American and International Societies of Nephrology Former Assoc. Clin. Prof. of Med. Univ. California, San Francisco, CA

Stephen B. Shohet, MD University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, California
Hematology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hematology, Blood, Bleeding, Clotting, Red Cells, White Cells, Platelets, Leukemia, Anemia, Heparin, Thrombosis, Hematology Patents
Practiced and taught hematology and internal medicine for more than thirty years, directed the NIH Hematology Training Grant and the MacMillan-Cargill Hematology Research Laboratory at UCSF. Currently Professor Emeritus and Consultant to the Department of Laboratory Medicine. Served on several committees for the NIH, the VA, and the American Cancer Society.

Steven M. Simons, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Pulmonary Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Asthma, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, lung cancer; recent Chief of Staff - Cedars - Sinai; Professor - UCLA, medical director, medical affairs - Cedars - Sinai
Over 20 years experience. Former Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary Division - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Currently Medical Director, Medical Affairs - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA School of Medicine.

C Michael Wright, MD Scripps Health, UCSD Medical

Del Mar, California
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Clinical lipidology, Cardiovascular imaging, preventive medicine, cardiometabolic disease
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Lipidology. Over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Practicing cardiologist at Scripps Healthcare in San Diego Voluntary Professor at UCSD School of Medicine

Neil K Gupta, MD Yale

New Haven, Connecticut
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Inpatient Medicine, Hepatology, General Medicine, Quality of Care, Liver Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis, Heart Disease
Neil Gupta is a Board Certified Internist practicing at Yale who also completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Yale University. He has also served as Medical Director of one of the medical units at Yale New Haven Hospital and has participated on various hospital committees. He also teaches residents and medical students as Clinical Instructor for Yale School of Medicine (YSOM). He has been recognized in the New York Times for his diagnostic skills, in addition to receiving various awards including Yale's Great Catch Award. He is most up-to-date on internal medicine with special interests in hospitalist medicine, hepatology, critical care, pulmonology, and psychiatry, among others. He has published and presented at national conferences various topics of clinical medicine.

Robert G Schneider, MD JD

Westport, Connecticut
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Heart Attack, Emergency Room, Stroke, Chest Pain, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Lung Disease, Taser, Nursing Homes, Expert Witness Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Opioids
Consultant CT Dept of Public Health. Chief of Medicine USAF Strategic Air Command Hospital. Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases; for Defendant: how to find the flaw in Plaintiff's case. Medical expert witness decades, over 300 cases reviewed, deposed 35-40 times, trial testimony 15-20 times. Comfortable in hospital and court room. Medical Malpractice. Personal Injury, Taser injury/death. Geriatrics, Nursing Homes, Underserved Populations. Cited by CT Supreme Court as "a credible witness" in case of Blanchette v. Barrett 229 Conn. 256 (1994) Decades of practice of Internal Medicine, subspecialty CardioVascular Disease. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Teaching experience: Speaker at annual hospital house staff seminar on medical malpractice. Moderator at 2 day CT Bar Association seminar Medicine for Lawyers. Clinical teaching house staff r...

Shivi Sharma, MD FACP Yale

Fairfield, Connecticut
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - 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 ...

Robert M. Stark, MD Greenwich Hospital / Yale New Haven Health

Greenwich, Connecticut
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Stress Test, Echocardiagram, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Arrhythmia, Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death, Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Coumadin, Anticoagulation
Dr. Robert Stark is an honors graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed internal medicine residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He subsequently carried out cardiology research and fellowship training at the N.I.H. (National Institutes of Health). Dr. Stark is board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiology. Dr. Stark has served on the teaching faculties of Georgetown Medical School and Yale School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. He currently teaches at New York Medical College as Adjunct Professor of Medicine. Dr. Stark performs review and analysis of both plaintiffs’ and defense cases. Focusing on cardiology and critical care issues, he has had over 25 years experience in state and federal jurisdictions. He has previously served on the state medical malpractice review panels for CNA Insurance and Aetna Life & Casualty. “In law, as in medicine, an abili...

Joel Chodos, MD, JD Digestive Health Center

Newark, Delaware
Gastroenterology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Endoscopy, Swallowing difficulties, Colonoscopy, GI bleeding, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer, GI Cancer, colon cancer, Barrett's esophagus, Constipation, Acid Reflux, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease, malabsorption, celiac disease.
Over 15 years of various medico-legal experience including trial experience while in full time active practice of medicine. Board certified in GI and Internal Medicine. Excellent communication skills including scientific/medical issues explained in layman's terms. Careful, Insightful, Deliberate, Articulate Analysis. Timely performance. Keen attention to detail. Have JD degree acquired via 4 years of distance learning. Passed California Bar 2015 on first attempt. Member California bar. Meticulous attention to detail. Medical school teaching experience and also have taught medicine and physiology at local university. Publish GI newsletter for physicians.

Francis Averill, MD St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute

Clearwater, Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness, Sleep Medicine Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Allergy & Immunology, Clinical Research, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Parasomnias, Pulmonary Disease, Narcolepsy, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis
Dr. Averill is a Full-Time physician, who has been practicing for over 30 years. He trained at the prestigious John’s Hopkins University, as well as the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Averill is a nationally renowned speaker on healthcare issues, and has been featured on TV and radio. He is an active Principal Clinical Investigator and is the author of dozens of medical articles. Dr. Averill has been listed in “America’s Top Physicians”, “Best Physicians in the United States”, “Best Physicians in Florida”, and Best Physicians in Tampa Bay”. Dr. Averill has been a member of the Florida Bar, since 2009, and also obtained an Executive Certificate in Business Management from John’s Hopkins University. He is an excellent communicator, teacher, and is easy to work with.

Ankush K Bansal, MD, FACP, SFHM, CFLC

Loxahatchee, Florida
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - internal medicine, hospitalist, cost, evidence, EBM, hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community, academic, chest pain, infection, fall
Also licensed in FL, CA, ME, NJ, NY, MD, VA, PA, DE, WV, TN, IL, IN, IA, MO, WI, MN, CO, MT 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

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Newberry, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Aneurysm, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization, Blood Thinner, IME
Dr Dragstedt is a featured speaker and guest lecturer both domestically and internationally and has numerous academic publications in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is Board-Certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former full-time faculty member at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he now serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor. He maintains licensure in Florida, New York, Arizona, and Georgia. He is a Peer Reviewer for the journal Clinical Cardiology and serves as a consultant for the Agency for HealthCare Administration for the State of Florida. Dr Dragstedt’s areas of expertise include all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine across a broad array of clinical conditions. He provides Expert Review, Summary, Deposition, and Testimony on behalf of defense and plaintiff clients nationwide.

Macarthur Drake, Jr., M.D., M.S.

Miami Beach, Florida
Neuroradiology Expert Witness, Radiology Expert Witness - Brain, head and neck, spine imaging, CT, CTA, MRI, MRA, Myelography, Diagnostic Radiology, Teleradiology, Mammography, Medical Expert, Internal Medicine, Medical Device Expert, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
11 Medical Licenses including FL, CA, NY, OH, IL. Neuroradiology Fellowship Trained & Board Certified. Neuroradiology lecturer. Diplomat, American Board of Radiology. Former NASA Engineering Intern. Former GE Aircraft Engineering Intern.

Ronald Goldin, MD

Jupiter, Florida
Nephrology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hemodialysis, dialysis, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, hyponatremia, electrolyte disorders, acute renal failure, metabolic acidosis, glomerulonephritis
Internal Medicine Residency- Emory University; Nephrology Fellowship - University of Florida; Chairman of Medical Subspecialties at local medical center since 2012. Legal experience includes participation in cases for both plaintiff and defense, representing a large dialysis corporation, and civil litigation.

Douglas G Henricks, MD

Fort Myers, Florida
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Geriatrics
I have spent 35 years in private practice in Ft. Myers, FL. My group managed our hospital patients for 20 years. During that time I served a term as the President of the Medical Staff and several years on the hospital board and other committees including Credentials. The practice has been office-based for the last 15 years. My patients are primarily geriatric with multiple medical problems. I am board-certified in Internal Medicine and have intermittently reviewed records and given depositions for 20 years.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - cardiovascular disease, heart disease, cardiology, internal medicine, non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, nuclear medicine, echocardiography, acute coronary syndrome, sudden cardiac death, chest pain, congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, arrhythmia, hypertension
Following graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr Hilton completed a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After four years with the National Health Service Corps in Zebulon, Georgia, Dr. Hilton completed a three year cardiology fellowship at St Louis University Hospital, St Louis, Missouri in 1991. He is currently a non-interventional board certified cardiologist living in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has also served as Chairman of the Department on Internal Medicine and he has experience in research with over 30 publications. His special interests include heart failure, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He is the former Chairman of the Board of CardioStart International with whom he went on 8 international humanitarian missions to Peru and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part time providing expert witness f...

Charles E Metzger, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - internal medicine, diagnosis, management, concierge medicine, nursing home
I have been in private practice and Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1999. Since June, 2014, I have served as a member of the Affiliate Faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. I have had the following medical leadership roles: Vice Chief of Medicine (3 years), Chief of Medicine (3 years) and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Boca Raton Regional Hospital (5 years). I have also served as the Medical Director of 150 bed nursing home for 2 years. I have been in a concierge practice since 2007.

Pamela R Noel, MD, MPH

Tampa, Florida
Infectious Diseases Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - general medicine, internal medicine, infectious disease, infectious diseases, IM, ID, expert, witness, independent medical exam, independent medical examination, independent medical examiner, IME, Tampa, Florida
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 has also participated in several medic...

JOSEPH A RODRIGUEZ, MD JOSEPH A RODRIGUEZ, MD, PA

PLANTATION, Florida
Family Medicine Expert Witness, General Practice Expert Witness - 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), BLS and ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) certified, 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 South, and Memorial Pembroke hospitals, Native fluency in English and Spanish (spoken and written), French (can converse and read)

Robert D. Rubin, MD

Delray Beach, Florida
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness

Jerome Siegel, MD, MPH

Naples, Florida
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - workplace exposures and injuries, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, environmental, allergy, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, chemicals, drugs, multiple chemical sensitivity, pain management, traumatic brain injury, catastrophic cases, physical impairment, long term disability, FMLA, fitness for duty
Over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience and providing expert opinion in occupational medicine, internal medicine, rehabilitation, quality assurance, utilization review, medical policy, level of care, standards of care, causation, physical impairment, social security, and disability. Expertise in workplace exposures/injuries, musculoskeletal rehab problems, environmental, allergies, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, pain management, traumatic brain injury, and catastrophic cases. Expert review, opinion, and testimony provided on behalf of individuals, employers, insurance carriers, defense and plaintiff attorneys, local, state, federal authorities, schools, and universities.

Charles D. Talakkottur, MD Medpractice Guru

Tampa, Florida
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospitalist, SNF, ALF, Outpatient, Internal Medicine
Dr. Charles Talakkottur, M.D., MRO is a board certified Internal Medicine physician licensed in the state of Florida. He is a certified medical review officer, published author, and preceptor to nurse practitioner students, PA students, and medical students. He has been in private practice for over 10 years and has vast experience working as a former hospitalist working at 6 hospitals, 5 nursing homes, 2 long term acute care hospitals, and 3 assisted living facilities and has transitioned over the years to outpatient only medicine. He deals with complex cases in an outpatient setting, does telemedicine, serves as an Expert Witness for the State of Florida, is medical director for Safety 1st(a workplace injury safety corporation), does Independent Medical Exams, and has testified before an administrative law judge many times for medical necessity review for evaluating for hospice eligibility. He has extensive experience in utilization review, pharmacy step therapy review, auto in...

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Director, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Preventive Care, Internist Personal Injury Wrongful Death Malpractice Elder Abuse Prescribing Errors
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 general internal medicine. He has six years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving 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.

Stephen Broomes, MD

Douglasville, Georgia
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness - Hospitalist and Internal Medicine
➢ Defense and Plaintiff Cases ➢ Hand off communication ➢ Stroke prevention and anticoagulation ➢ Pharmacy and Therapeutics ➢ Hospital Protocol Development ➢ Electronic Health Records ➢ Critical Care Medicine ➢ Advanced Cardiac Life Support ➢ Decubitus Ulcer Prevention ➢ Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Management ➢ Cardiac Arrest ➢ Coding and Documentation ➢ Perioperative Complications ➢ Intensive Care Unit

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

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness - Opiod Overdose and Abuse, Hospitalist, Opiates, Medication Errors, Nursing home failure, Cancer Screening, Missed Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Heart Disease, Chronic Lung Disease, Drug Detoxification, Preventive Medicine, Elder Abuse
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. 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. Dr.Dennis received medical education through Harvard medicalschool 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.

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - 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.

Jennifer M Ward, DO, MPH

Evans, Georgia
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Hospital Acquired Infections, Delays in Care, Care Coordination, Sepsis, Medical Errors, Decubitus Ulcers, Bundle Guidelines
Dr. Ward is a Board Certified Internist specializing in the care of hospitalized patients. She is committed to applying her knowledge and experience to providing a thorough, relevant, and timely report.

Ravi V. Durvasula, MD D-Care LLC

Chicago, Illinois
Infectious Diseases Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospital Infections, Multi-drug Resistant Infections, Infection Control, Parasitic Infections, International Medicine, Infections in Critical Care, Device-associated Infections, Septic Shock, Antibiotic Use, Biomedical Research, Molecular Biology, Intellectual Property

John H Gong, MD

Kildeer, Illinois
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness

Coleman R. Seskind, M.D.

Chicago, Illinois
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Pulmonary Disease Expert Witness - Nursing Home Care, Nursing Home Falls, Nursing Home Medicine, Pressure Ulcers, Geriatrics, Wound Care, Bedsores, FAA Medical Examiner, Airline Pilot Medical Issues, Aviation Medicine
Lectured at Northwestern and University of Chicago. Past Clinical Assistant Professor, Northwestern Medical School. Fellow – American College of Physicians (FACP), and Chest Physicians (FCCP). Aviation Medical Examiner.

Kurosh Takhtehchian, DO Midwest Anesthesia Partners

Glenview, Illinois
Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness - 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.

Nevada A. Lee, MD Geriatric Internal Medicine

Leawood, Kansas
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Assisted Living, Internal Medicine, Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Elderly, Alzheimers, Dementia, Medical Directorship, Hospice
Board Certified in internal medicine and certified for 20 years in geriatrics. Experienced in full-time practice devoted exclusively to geriatric internal medicine. Experienced in hospital and private practices, geriatric psychiatric units, medical directorships, nursing home and hospice patient management. Licensed to practice in Missouri. Offering timely and fluent verbal and written opinions and depositions. Specializing in cases involving nursing homes or geriatric patients, including (but not limited to) falls, pressure ulcers, Alzheimer's disease, etc.

Kevin L. Carr, MD FACP Yale trained

Lutherville, Maryland
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Hospital Medicine, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Preventive Medicine
*Numerous academic and patient satisfaction awards *Excellent communicator honed by years of debate/mock trial training *Ability to find the "needle in the haystack" *A scholar's approach matched with seasoned experience *Can articulate complex disease processes while holding the listener's attention *Board Certification in Internal Medicine with an Ivy League academic pedigree *Can thoughtfully function under pressure. Decorated combat veteran, USMC. *Have been called upon multiple times to serve as Medical Director *Have owned and operated 2 private clinics

Lynne L. Fagan, MD LLFAGANMD LLC

Glen Echo, Maryland
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Internal Medicine-Diseases of Adults, Chest pain, High blood pressure, Vaccinations and travel medicine, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Cancer screening, Cancer diagnosis, Preventive medicine, Vascular disease, Cholesterol management, Abdominal pain.
I have over 30 years in the clinical practice of Internal Medicine, treating diseases and conditions of adults. Screening for heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes. Also travel medicine and prevention of disease during travel by vaccination and reducing risks. Treatment of ongoing medical conditions and referral to specialist when necessary and coordinating care among various physicians. Treatment of acute infections by diagnosis and appropriate antibiotics. Diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease such as venous insufficiency and lymphedema. Diagnosis and treatment of common musculoskeletal conditions. I am licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Florida.

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Metro Renal Associates

Rockville, Maryland
Nephrology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Renal Transplant, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Hemo Dialysis, Critical Care, Hyperkalemia, Lupus, Renal Stones, Renal Mass, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Diabetic Nephropathy, Hyponatremia, Hyperkalemia, Medical Director
I have been a board certified Nephrologist in clinic practice for the last ten years with experience in Dialysis as well as Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease. I have devised and peer reviewed numerous treatment plans within the standard care for nephrology diseases. I am a Partner at Metro Renal Associates based out of Washington, DC. Also I am a Medical director at Fresenius Medical Care Southeast DC, one of the newest dialysis facilities in DC that provides not only in-center treatment but also home dialysis. I give lectures and seminars on the benefits of home hemodialysis as a spokesperson for Next Stage corporations. My clinical acumen has led to numerous awards. I have been chosen as America’s Top Physician in Nephrology by Consumer Research Council of America and as one of the “Top 10 Nephrologist” by the American Registry. I am a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). During my ASN membership, I have been selected to serve on the Practicing Nephrology Group ...

Athol W. Morgan, MD, MHS One Heart, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure

TODD A. TEMPLEMAN, MD

Bethesda, Maryland
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Emergency Medical Services, Clinical Forensics, Trauma, Wound Care, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Infections, Internal Medicine.
I am a double board certified physician in emergency and internal medicine. I currently serve as a hospital EMS medical director and Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) Medical Director and I have experience in both academic and community practice. I have over 5 years experience reviewing cases and trial related testimony, with a particular emphasis on criminal cases. I am in full time clinical practice and licensed in MD and DC. I am available to discuss a case at your convenience and can provide a narrative report, if requested.

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Medical Epidemiology, Asbestos, Chrysotile, Lead, Occupational Disease, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Toxic Tort, Impairment, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxicology, Case Review, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Healthy Life Expectancy, Risk Management
Charles Yarborough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, CIME, is president of CYHealthAssociates, LLC, a health consulting and research firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yarborough is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and also in Occupational Medicine. Licensed in several states and DC, he continues to see patients for these areas of medicine at company and community clinics. For litigation support he writes expert reports and was deposed and has testified mostly in asbestos and lead matters. Dr. Yarborough is on the medical staff of Johns Hopkins hospital in Bethesda and Inova Alexandria Hospital. Before joining Lockheed Martin as medical director in 2007 until 2015, he was senior managing scientist in New York City for an international engineering and health consulting firm, a company physician, and a doctor in private practice. For years he was a part-time Chief Physician at the VA Health Care System and medical consultant to USDOL on medical causation. Dr. Yarborough is an elected ...

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Joint Commission Standards, DNV Standards, Credentialing, Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevention, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Safety, Discharge, Admission, Transfer
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 14+ Years’ experience developing clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevention, Medicat...

Francis X Campion, MD, FACP Atrius Health

Westwood, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Health Informatics Expert Witness - diabetes, heart failure, cancer screening, back pain, complex care, coronary disease, risk assessment, EHR data, order entry, decision support, computer, communication
Dr. Campion is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. His clinical practice includes more than 25 years of office and hospital medicine. He has led electronic health record (EHR) implementation and optimization efforts in both hospital and medical group settings at the vice president and director levels. He has been active in the user group communities of large EHRs including Meditech and Epic. He has held leadership positions at health IT companies in areas of drug effectiveness, vaccine safety, clinical quality reporting and artificial intelligence applications for medical practice. Companies include Quintiles (now IQVIA), Dovetail Health (now Optum) and IBM Watson Health. He is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School with research focused on improving clinical decision making and patient safety. He is author of numerous articles and two books: Grand Rounds on Medical Malpractice focused on physician-patient communication, and Machine Intelligen...

Robert J Cooper, MD

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Endocrinology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - endocrine, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, diabetes, lipids, hypertension, hypotension, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, thyroid cancer, gynecomastia
Practicing physician for 18+ years. Currently in private practice in the specialty of endocrine, diabetes and metabolism, with experience in both private and academic practices. Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and endocrinology. Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, and pending induction as a Fellow of American College of Physicians. Received medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Internship and residency completed at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Fellowship completed at Winthrop University Hospital. Specializing in all areas of endocrinology, including thyroid, diabetes, adrenal, pituitary, lipids, metabolism, and osteoporosis. Served as advisor to the Cardiometabolic Health Conference and Connecticut American Diabetes Association for 5 consecutive years. Have conducted dozens of lectures on various endocrine topi...

Amy G. Fogelman, MD MED LAW Consulting, PLLC

Needham, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Medical Management Expert Witness - Primary Care, Chronic Pain Management, Opioid Pain Management, Opioid Pain Policies, Narcotics Pain Policies, Electronic Medical Records (EMR, EHR), Virtual Medicine, Outpatient Medicine
Eight years experience in Hospital Chronic Pain/Opioid policy at two Harvard-affiliated medical centers. Led a multi-disciplinary group of addiction experts and hospital leaders to create first-of-its-kind hospital-wide Primary Care pain policy at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH.) Responsible for developing chronic pain policy in primary care practices. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Ten years experience as a medical consultant and collaborator for the MGH Virtual Practice Project- using virtual technology and biofeedback to deliver medical advice and engage with and improve the health of patients. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 15 years of clinical experience as a primary care physician. Career-long educator, able to communicate to patients, lawyers, and jury members, about complex medical issues in easy to understand terms. Instructor, Harvard Medical School, 2006-2018. Currently serving as elected...

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Hospital Corporate Negligence, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Suicide, Discharge instructions, Call coverage
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...

J. Jordan Romano, DO

Boston, Massachusetts
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - 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

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Myocardial Infarction, Epidural, Abscess, Dissection, Embolism, Trauma, Infection, Sepsis, Cardiac Arrest, Aneurysm, Ectopic, Torsion, Fracture, Stroke, Overdose, Pneumonia, Arrhythmia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Thrombosis, Appendicitis, Difficult Airway, Stevens Johnson, Seizure, Gangrene
Expert consultations to law firms and insurance companies regarding medical malpractice, criminal, and other personal injury cases. More than 100 medico-legal case reviews, 17 deposition and trial testimonies. Over 30 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown Medical Schoo.l Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 24 years. Conducted over 1,500 Quality Assurance Case conferences, Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal Member. Certified by American College of Cardiology in EKG reading. Consultant to Worcester County District Attorney.

Gerald W. Smetana, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Internal medicine, general internal medicine, primary care, record review, preoperative evaluation, headache, hypertension, plaintiff, defense, Harvard Professor, academic medicine, prevention, Harvard
I am a general internist in an academic primary care practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. I practice in an outpatient setting. I care for a panel of patients that is weighted towards those with multiple chronic illnesses and high disease complexity. In addition to all aspects of office based general internal medicine, my areas of interest include preoperative medical evaluation, hypertension, and headache. I teach internal medicine to medical house staff and also extensively to practicing clinicians in continuing medical education settings. I have been repeatedly selected as a Best Doctor in a national survey and have received a national award for scholarship in medical education. I publish in the peer reviewed medical literature, UpToDate, and in medical texts. I have edited textbooks, and have helped to develop national guidelines on topics in internal medicine. I am an assistant editor for a recu...

Vikas Aggarwal, MD, MPH University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Coronary, Stent, Vascular Medicine, Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Cardiac Catheterization, Bleeding, Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Circulation, Artery, Shock
Fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist in active practice. Board certified in cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine, endovascular intervention, echocardiography, interventional cardiology, and internal medicine. Vast tertiary care experience in coronary, vascular and pulmonary interventions, mechanical circulatory support, and structural heart interventions. Holds certifications in Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation (ARDMS) and Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography. Extensive academic and teaching experience in the areas of cardiology and vascular disease. Frequent invited lecturer and presenter. Performs medical reviews in cardiology and vascular disease for both plaintiff and defense.

Lewis H Rosenbaum, MD Academic Internal Medicine

Royal Oak, Michigan
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Rheumatology Expert Witness - 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.

DANIEL K. BIXLER, MD HT2 MedSolutions, LLC

LEES SUMMIT, Missouri
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Emergency, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, management, medical director, health insurance
10 years private practice, primary care 3 years medical group management 5 years health insurance management 30 years in emergency medicine- 15 part time, 15 full time Board certified in Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, previously in Pediatrics ATLS instructor Level I and II trauma center experience Urban, Suburban and small town ED experience Certified mediator training and experience

Martin E. Gordon, MD CEO Medical Films, LLC/Yale University, School of Medicine/Medical Films, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Gastroenterology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - International Health & Travel Medicine Expert, Dx and Rx problems during and after trips, educational consultant med-media: film creator, producer/director; exhibits, medical teaching devices, endoscopy: benefits & problems
Finalist Judge and Dean of the Academy of Judges, Annual International Medical Film Festivals, Emeritus Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University School of Medicine

David John, MD

Kansas City, Missouri
Rheumatology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Auto Immune Disorders, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Connective Tissue Diseases, Fibromyalgia, Medical Orthopedics, Osteoporosis, Osteonecrosis

Chuck Siva, MD, MS, FACP University of Missouri School of Medicine

Columbia, Missouri
Rheumatology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Arthritis, Autoimmune Diseases, Lupus, SLE, Gout, Systemic Sclerosis, Vasculitis, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Avascular Necrosis of Bone, Osteonecrosis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis
Board certified rheumatologist and internist with more than 15 years of experience & expertise in arthritis, autoimmune diseases, lupus, SLE, gout, systemic sclerosis, vasculitis, scleroderma, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung diseases, avascular necrosis of bone, osteonecrosis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, use of biologics in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Expert reviewer of highly complex and complicated charts/medical records.

Kenneth A. Stein, MD Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness - Internal Medicine, Cardiology, MI, PE, Pulmonary Embolism, Infectious Disease, Medical Malpractice, Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Trauma, Neurology, Infectious Disease, Stroke, Intensive Care Medicine
Board Certified Internal Medicine, A.B.I.M., Board Certified Emergency Medicine, A.B.P.S., Sub-specialty Certified Neurocritical Care. U.C.N.S. Survey of case for merit. Medical chart review and analysis. Preparation for opposing expert deposition and cross-examination. Medical literature search. Expert witness testimony. Dr. Stein is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University School of Medicine (a Level 1 Trauma Center). For 20 yeears, Dr. Stein was an Emergency Physician at St. Anthony's Medical Center of St. Louis, one of the busiest emergency departments in the State of Missouri. Dr. Stein currently practices Emergency Medicine and Critical Care/Intensive Care Medicine. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 300 cases (both plaintiff and defense) and having given testimony (deposition and trial) over 100 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased op...

James Craner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACP Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Reno & Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - chemical exposure, environmental health, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, inhalation injury, lead, occupational disease, toxicology, OSHA, noise, workers' compensation
My expertise is the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and causation determination of diseases or undiagnosed conditions related to known or suspected, acute or chronic exposures to chemical, biological, and physical agents in the workplace, public places, home or other environment. I am qualified and experienced not only in the clinical evaluation of individuals, but also the epidemiological investigation of groups of similarly exposed and/or ill individuals. Examples of expert and clinical experience/expertise: Heavy metals (lead, arsenic, mercury), gases (carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide), particulates (silica, asbestos), bioaerosols (mold, sewage), inorganics (HF, chlorine), organics (pesticides, solvents, isocyanates, fluoropolymers), physical (noise, radiation), occupations (welding, spray painting, machinists, firefighters); occupational cancer; acute inhalation injuries, unidentified agents and conditions; public health investigations (indoor air /sick building;...

Nathaniel R Evans, M.D.

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness - Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Record review, Defense/plaintiff (based upon expert's assessment of merit of case)
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. 1979-1985 President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. 1985-2010 Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections 1986-2007 Physician, Virtua at Work 2010-2014 Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia 2014-2017

Stephen L. Newman, MD, MBA, FACP, FCCP, DABSM

Tom River, New Jersey
Pulmonary Disease Expert Witness, Occupational Medicine Expert Witness - Asbestos, Silicosis, Cancer, Certified Grade B reader NIOSH, IMEs, Internal Medicine, Occupational Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders
I have served as an expert witness in occupational pulmonary disease: asbestos and silicosis for 20 years. I am a NIOSH Certified Grade B reader. I will serve as an expert witness for malpractice, defense in internal, pulmonary and sleep disorders medicine. I am a consultant to industry in both medical device and pharmaceutical product development.

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

brooklyn, New York
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Adult 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
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.

Douglas W Bowerman, MD, FACP, SFHM, FAIHQ, FABQAURP, CHCQM

Canandaigua, New York
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Critical Care, Quality Assurance, EMR, Advance Directives, Hospitalist-Specialist Co-management issues, Falls in Hospitals,
I am the only physician in the United States who is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, and in Quality Assurance; and who holds the position of Fellow in the American College of Physicians (FACP), the Society of Hospital Medicine (SFHM), the American Institute of Healthcare Quality (FAIHQ), and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (FABQAURP). This exclusive combination of board certifications and fellowships is evidence of my knowledge and understanding of the standards of care for hospital medicine, and how to assess the quality of care delivered and compliance with those standards. I am known for my detailed, thorough review of cases, and for my ability to clearly express my opinions regarding the standard of care, causation, and damages to attorneys and their clients. I have been told that I have a unique ability to 'connect' with juries by the way that I explain complex ...

Wilmore B. Finerman, MD, FACC, FACP

White Plains, New York
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Expert witness and case evaluation for all aspects of cardiology and internal medicine. Board certified. Topics include heart attack, arrhythmia, stress testing, ECG interpretation, heart failure, atherosclerotic disease, and other aspects of heart diseases.
Fellow, American College of Physicians; Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians; Fellow, American Heart Association Council of Clinical Cardiology

Stuart Finkel, MD GI Medical Experts

New York, New York
Gastroenterology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, GERD, reflux, intestines, bowels, colon cancer, pancreas, internal medicine, colitis, complications of GI endoscopy, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, mesenteric ischemia
Dr. Finkel received his BA (summa cum laude) with distinction in Biology from the U. of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine first in his class, and was president of his chapter of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Finkel is board certified in GI and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of GI at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY City. He has been in private practice since 1978, has published in peer-reviewed journals, and teaches GI endoscopy actively. He has testified in both plaintiffs and defense cases, including Federal Court, for 25 years. An experienced teacher, he is able to explain complex medical subjects to lay juries in easily understandable terms. Dr. Finkel's medical practice website can be found at www.digestivedoctors.com. Dr. Finkel testified in the landmark Massachusetts case Matsuyama v Birnbaum et al, permitting recovery for a loss of chance in a wrongful death action, wh...

Bryan E Kurtz, MD Ellis Hospital - Emergency Med.

Saratoga Springs, New York
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospitalist, Vascular Emergencies, EMTALA, Peer Review, Chest Pain, Airway Emergencies, Quality Assurance, Critical Care, Moderate Sedation, Child Abuse, Emergency Medicine Standards of Care, Patient Transfers
Bryan Kurtz MD is actively board certified in Emergency Medicine, having been so since 1998. He is as well Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, having been actively boarded 1998-2008. His current practice is entirely in the area of clinical Emergency Medicine at the present time. He as well practiced as a hospitalist 1998-2005. His administrative experience includes having served as the director for a nursing home facility as well as the interim director for a busy emergency department with a 27,000 annual volume. Dr. Kurtz as well has had extensive Quality Assurance and Peer Review experience having served on these hospital committees for over 10 years. He continues in an ongoing teaching capacity, instructing Family Practice residents clinically in the Emergency Department.

Gary Roxland, MD NorthShore - LIJ/private practice

Bayside, New York
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - Pressure/Decubitus Ulcers, Wound Care, Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care, Failure to Diagnose in Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Cancer Detection, Chest Pains, Possible Cardiac Symptoms, Dementia, Elder Abuse
Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Clinician with over 40 years of experience in private practice, hospitals, nursing homes, wartime medicine and academia. Practicing physician with loyal patient following. Knowledgeable, articulate, professional, approachable yet scholarly

Natalie S Schwartz, MD MS FACE CPE CDE

Oyster Bay Cove, New York
Endocrinology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Diabetes, insulin, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, thyroid disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer/nodule, pituitary, prolactin, parathyroid/ calcium, electrolyte disorders, metabolic bone disorders, osteoporosis, gynecomastia, testosterone, obesity, PCOS, hypertension
Over 15 years experience, performing medical expert case reviews for, both defense and plaintiff, attorneys, the NYS Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Department of Health. Served as Senior Vice President, Quality Management, Accreditation, and Performance Improvement of a NYC acute care hospital, directly overseeing the departments of risk management, infection control, and quality. Experience as Director, Primary Care for over 19 years, Medical Director of Ambulatory Services, and Chief- Endocrine Clinics Continuous active clinical practice, for over 30 years, in academic teaching hospitals- direct patient care in endocrinology and internal medicine Teaching attending for over 30 years Certified Diabetes Educator- Program Director/Quality Coordinator Diabetes Self Management Education Services Certified Physician Executive of Medical Management- Executive management team Chief Population Health Officer of NYC acute care community hospital - responsible for i...

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN www.kidney.nyc

New York, New York
Nephrology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - kidneys, dialysis, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, pyelonephritis, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, high blood pressure, kidney failure, blood pressure, hypotension, electrolytes, rhabdo, internist, kidney disease, single kidney, lithium, life expectancy
Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a Columbia-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing nephrologist and internist based in New York City. He is on the medical staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Schwimmer is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has provided expert review and testimony in cases involving acute kidney injury and kidney failure, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, electrolyte disorders, hypertension, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, life expectancy, end-stage renal disease, dialysis, and many other medical conditions. An award-winning physician-teacher of medical students and doctors, Dr. Schwimmer trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Schwimmer has published more than 30 scientific papers, abstracts, and book chapters; his scientific publi...

Meyer N. Solny, MD, FACG, AGAF

New York, New York
Gastroenterology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, internal medicine, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, colon cancer, GERD, colitis, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s, mesenteric ischemia, IBD, Reflux
Board-Certified Gastroenterologist and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy specialist, Columbia and Cornell trained clinician, with an active Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology practice for the past 30+ years, on staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. Experienced as a medico-legal consultant and expert witness for both plaintiff and defense.

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Highlands, North Carolina
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Preventive Medicine Expert Witness - Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Allergy and Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Preoperative Medical Evaluation, Preventive Medicine.
Diplomate ABIM since 1985, with Maintenance of Certification current. In my 30+ years of full time clinical practice, I have treated thousands of patients presenting with the full breadth of primary care issues, including acute and chronic illness, preventive medicine and geriatric medicine. I also have extensive leadership experience, having served in numerous leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. I was Chief of Medicine for 4 years and Lead Physician at 2 different medical offices for over 10 years. I was on the Board of Directors of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group for 28 years, and served as Chair for 15 months. Since 2010 I have served as the Assistant to the Medical Director for Primary Care Recruitment, and as such I have interviewed and hired hundreds of primary care physicians.

Montish Singla, MD, FASN Southeastern Regional Medical Center

Lumberton, North Carolina
Nephrology Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Nephrology. Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
I'm a Board Certified Physician in Nephrology and Internal Medicine with more than 3 years of practice experience.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Beachwood, Ohio
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Ethics, End of Life, Sepsis, Shock, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, ICU, life support, mechanical ventilation
My areas of expertise include: Critical Care Medicine (Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics, respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis and septic shock); Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma, COPD, Smoking related diseases, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung transplantation); Biomedical Ethics (End of life, conflict resolution, triage). I have received a number of teaching and research awards for my academic work at the Cleveland Clinic. I have extensive academic experience with over 75 publications including first authorship on over a dozen full length manuscripts.

BEVERLY J YAMOUR, MD, FACC BEVERLY YAMOUR MD FACC

WASHINGTON CH, Ohio
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness

Sarah L. Silvernail

West Linn, Oregon
Physician Assistant Expert Witness, Emergency Medicine Expert Witness - Hospitalist, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Physician Assistant Supervision/Scope of Practice, Medical Best Practices, HIPPA, Second Victim and Physician Safety and Wellbeing
I am a Physician Assistant with 16+ years experience in a variety of fields of medicine. That diversity has allowed me to expand my knowledge and provide excellent patient care. My passion for the law led me to Loyola University, Chicago where I completed a Master's of Jurisprudence in Health Care Law and Policy in 2014. I focused on provider safety, wellbeing, and the issue of the second victim in medical malpractice.

Neha H. Badheka, MD, MRO

Newtown, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Urgent Care, DOT Physical, Internal Medicine, Drug testing, Drug screen, Drug screening, Alcohol Test, Employment Drug Test, Workplace Drug & Alcohol Test, Medical Review Officer, MRO, Toxicology, NRCME, CDL medical examiner, Post Accident Drug Test, Preemployment drug/alcohol test, job drug test
I am Dr. Neha Badheka. I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and also specialize in workplace drug and alcohol testing. I am a Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO), working as a chief MRO and Director of Medical Affairs at a private firm. I have 8 years of work experience in the practice of medicine, mainly in the hospital and urgent care setting. I offer expert witness service with a focus on drug and alcohol tests in the workplace setting. As an MRO, I review pre-employment drug test results for our clients, as well as tests performed post-accident and for other causes. I provide guidance on the Industry standard for employment drug and alcohol testing, updates on Federal regulations, DOT regulations, and latest drug use trends. I also help review and update drug test policy manuals for employees to ensure compliance with new regulations. I often provide input in cases of adjudication and disputes involving employment drug and alcohol testing and the consequence the...

Stephanie Ciccarelli, MD Justice for Medicine

West Cheter, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Emergency Medicine Expert Witness
I have been a witness in jury trials x 3. I have been extensively teaching medical students and physician assistant students. I have been voted teacher of the year from Arcadia University Physician Assistant School. I believe that one of the main factors for a great expert witness is being a great teacher. Being an expert is teaching the judge and jury.

John R Filip, MD Barton Associates

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness - Workers' Compensation Cases, Small Vessels Dis., Coronary Artery Dis., Spinal Injuries, Whiplash Injuries, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Car Accident, Overuse Syndromes, Personal Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries

Richard G. Pestell, MD, PhD, FRACP, FACP, MBA Professor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Oncology Expert Witness - biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, internal medicine, oncology, endocrinology.
Training include -Massachusetts General Hospital (Fellow) -Harvard Medical School Previous titles include NCI Cancer Center Director for 13 years Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University. Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University. Department Chairman of Oncology, Georgetown University. Department Chairman of Cancer Biology, Thomas Jefferson University. Executive Vice President Thomas Jefferson University. Ranked in the world as Highly Cited research scientist in breast cancer (#6), prostate cancer (#2) Recipient of research grants and multiple national awards. Elected Member American Society of Clinical Investigators. Gragnani Endowed Chair Biotechnology Company Founder

Rebecca M. Shepherd, MD, MBA Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine

New Providence, Pennsylvania
Rheumatology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Adynamic Bone Fracture, Bisphosphonates, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Vasculitis, Biologic Therapy, Scleroderma, Myositis, Autoimmune Disease
I am a Board Certified Rheumatologist with clinical experience in managing autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and vasculitis with disease modifying drugs and biologic therapies. As Chief of Rheumatology, I interface routinely with the medical system. I am the Director of Osteoporosis with familiarity in osteoporosis care and long-term outcomes from medication use.

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oncology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - 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.

Edward C. Keating, MD, LLC

N. Kingstown, Rhode Island
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness

Stephen K Felts, MD, FACP Infectious Disease Consultants, PC

Hermitage, Tennessee
Infectious Diseases Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Lyme Disease, Hospital Acquired Infections, Necrotizing Fasciitis, MRSA, Staphylococcal Infections, Sepsis, Wound Infection, Meningitis, Hepatitis, Postoperative Infections, International Travel Medicine, Infections
Experience includes service as a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Acting State Epidemiologist for the Arkansas Health Department, 30+ years as a private practice physician in the specialties of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. Dr. Felts has 10+ years experience in reviewing the medical records of suspected malpractice cases and provides prompt feedback to his clients.

Marion Kainer, MD, MPH, FRACP Infectious Disease Consulting Corporation

Brentwood, Tennessee
Infectious Diseases Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - infection, epidemiology, outbreak, allograft, sepsis, nosocomial, infection control, infection prevention, wound infection, antibiotic resistance, Staphylococcus, MRSA, VRE, CRE, TB, Klebsiella, Acinetobacter, Clostridium, hepatitis, tissue, fungus, meningitis, compounding pharmacy, heater cooler, Mycobacterium chimaera
Infectious diseases physician and healthcare epidemiologist; Chair of Infection Control at 2 hospitals. Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA in Hospital Infections Program/Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (2000-2002). Experienced in conducting and interpreting outbreak investigations in healthcare settings and public health. Liaison to the federal Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Co-chair of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Steering Working Group. Member of the antimicrobial resistance working group for the President's Council of Advisers on Science and Technology (PCAST). Invited to participate in the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship (June 2, 2015) Voted Tennessean of the year (2012) for the role played in the investigation of the 2012-3 fungal meningitis outbreak related to contaminated methylprednisolone acetate from New England Compounding Cente...

Stella J. Fitzgibbons, MD

The Woodlands, Texas
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - 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.

Rhonda Hagey-Levert, MD

Flower Mound, Texas
Hospitalist Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Primary Care, Hospital Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Prescribing Errors
Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician, Experienced in both inpatient and outpatient Medicine Experienced in standard of care file reviews for adult primary care and hospital medicine

Susan F Johnson, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC

Santa Fe, Texas
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - Cardiology, Transplant, Cardiovascular, Nursing, Education, Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care
Thirteen years in the role of transplant coordinator including kidney, heart and lung. Fifteen years experience in the care of cardiology and cardiovascular patients including coronary artery disease, heart disease and arrhythmias. Currently focus on training of nurse practitioners to function in the acute care or hospital setting.

Patricia B. Rosen, MD, MPH Austin Toxicology

Austin, Texas
Toxicology Expert Witness, Emergency Medical Toxicology Expert Witness - Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Texas
Active clinical toxicology practice and legal experience. Experience with occupational exposures and causation claims. IME certification and ADL2 for Texas Workers Compensation. Boards in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Toxicology with Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology.

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - 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

Jasdeep Dalawari, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Midlothian, Virginia
Cardiovascular Disease Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Systems, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Specialist, Peer Review, Clinical Cardiology, Health Policy, Health Finance, Endovascular Venous Ablation
Well versed in all aspects of clinical cardiology; interventional cardiology including devices such as rotational atherectomy, rheolytic atherectomy, laser atherectomy; procedures such as carotid stenting, coronary stenting, peripheral vascular (including renals, lower extremity) stenting; care of the acute myocardial infarction care, peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischemia, and venous thromboembolic disease. Also, has experience and education in Health Administration including topics such as Health Policy, Health Finance, and Hospital Systems. Licensed in VA, OK, AZ, IL, KY, NE, ND, IO, FL

Thomas W Miller, MD Innovel Health Initiatives, LLC

Chesapeake, Virginia
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Hospitalist Expert Witness - hospitalist, internist, perioperative, diagnosis, consultant, informed consent, advance directive, CPR, administrative, communication, community, DNR
Dr. Miller has 18+ 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 98 to 310 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.

Robert E. Burdick, MD

Seattle, Washington
Oncology Expert Witness, Hematology Expert Witness - Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine, Cancer delay in Diagnosis, Cancer Causation, Causation, Life Expectancy, Independent Medical Exams
Dr. Robert Burdick is Board Certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Board Eligible in Hematology. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington. Dr. Burdick, has 40 + years of specific experience with solid tumors such as cancer of the breast, lung, colon, thyroid, tongue, larynx, head and neck, esophagus, stomach, colon, rectum, anus, skin, melanoma, liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, ovary, testicle, hepatoma, and sarcoma, as well as soft tissue malignancies such as non-Hodgkin’s and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the acute and chronic leukemia’s, multiple myeloma, anemias, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and pancytopenia. My extensive experience also includes chemotherapy, drug trials, collaboration with surgeons, radiation therapists and marrow transplantation subspecialists and familiarity with the allied fields of radiation therapy, surgical oncology, diagnostic radiology, and surgical pathology.

Smiley Thakur, B.Sc., M.D., FRCP(C) Transplant and Nephrology Northwest, PLLC

Sammamish, Washington
Nephrology Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - All aspects of clinical nephrology, dialysis, and renal transplant medicine including: prescribing/dispensing errors, kidney trauma, rhabdomyolysis, urosepsis, nursing home care, complications from surgery or delayed diagnosis, hyponatremia, immunosuppression, and transplantation denial disputes.
I am in active clinical practice with Board Certification in internal medicine and nephrology (US and Canada) with an additional fellowship in transplantation medicine. I view myself as an educator of my patients. I summarize complex nephrologic concepts for lay audiences on a daily basis. I have served plaintiff and defense attorneys equally since 1995. I approach all engagements as if I was assuming care for the patient in my own practice. My objectivity and credibility are demonstrated through my detail oriented, reasoned reports that reflect the standard of care. I assist attorneys by anticipating issues and helping them think through the case. I provide prompt and accessible expertise. I am a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. I completed ~50 autopsies in my year as resident in Anatomic Pathology. I am versed in the nuances of autopsy reporting and interpreting findings. I was recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Seattle Metropolitan Magazin...
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