Internal Medicine Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of internal medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on internal medicine and related issues. Internal medicine expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these internal medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Internal Medicine, Hypertension, Sepsis, Diabetes, Stroke, Hospitalist, Pulmonary Embolism, Covid 19, Pneumonia, Primary Care, Standard Of Care, Falls, Hospital Medicine, Cardiology, and Geriatrics.

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J. Jordan Romano, DO

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

Ellen Bondar, MD

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

Ayman Founas, DO, FACP, FHM

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Standard of care, Pneumonia, congestive heart failure, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, gastrointestinal bleed, stroke, renal failure, coronary artery disease, covid-19, diabetes, electrolyte abnormalities, respiratory failure, heart attack, fall, cardiopulmonary arrest, cellulitis
I am a board-certified internal medicine physician and have been practicing as a full-time hospitalist for over 6 years. I am active in my hospital and medical group's peer review committee. I have experience in reviewing cases for an independent peer review organization. I also serve in my hospital's resuscitation advisory committee which reviews policies and procedures related to in hospital cardiac and respiratory arrests. I am a fellow in Hospital Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

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

Anthony Aghenta, MD, FACP

Gilbert, Arizona
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Primary care, primary care provider, PCP, medical, outpatient medicine, hospital medicine, hospitalist, internal medicine, internist, inpatient medicine
I am board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. An internist with over 13 years of clinical experience, I commenced practice in hospital medicine in 2009, transitioning to outpatient primary and preventive care in 2019. I do still maintain active hospital privileges and provide inpatient hospital care to stay active with hospital medicine. I underwent internship and residency training at the Unity Hospital, Rochester General Health System, in Rochester, New York. Since completing training, I have worked across different levels of care and facilities including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, acute rehabilitation hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. I currently practice as an outpatient primary care physician full time. I am very accessible, have great bedside manners and communication abilities. I have served in different areas of physician leadership, including medical executive committee member, medical dir...

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

Arizona
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, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciiti...

Stephanie L Kokseng, MD Z & Z Healthcare, LLC

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

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

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospital Inpatient, Infections, Pneumonia, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sepsis, Falls, Stroke, Bedsores
I am a practicing hospitalist with over 18 years of patient care experience since completing a residency in the specialty of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition, I hold a Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Before this, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I am board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. My initial certification was in 2004, and I recertified in 2014 with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. In 2016, I was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. I have served as an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Medical Board since 2016 and an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners since 2018. I am currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and Montana.

Roy Artal, MD

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

Ramzi Asfour, MD Praxis Infectious Diseases

California
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, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciiti...

Michael J. Blumenkrantz, MD, FACP, FACN,FASN, CNSP

Los Angeles, California
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Clinical Nutrition, Hemodialysis, Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Geriatrics/Nursing Home, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
FACP, FACN, CNSP, Distinguished Fellow American Society of Nephrology, 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 (500 cases) articulate, call to discuss potential case

Nachman Brautbar, MD Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine, Toxicology - 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.

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

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

Laura G Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP LSG Consulting

San Diego, California
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Direct Patient Care, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health, Decision Analysis, Simulation Training, Curriculum Design, Virtual Environments
Laura Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine and General Public Health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. She currently works in an urgent care and runs a private concierge practice and teaches health science students. She has worked in both rural and urban health systems as well as private and academic and Veteran Health Administration systems. She has worked as an inpatient hospitalist, emergency department physician, urgent care physician, and primary care outpatient practice. She has co-authored a textbook on clinical epidemiology and done research in disaster planning, training and teaching in virtual environments. She is especially skilled at reviewing records (both paper and electronic) for completeness and appropriate and timely referrals, as well as identifying correct site of care (e.g. emergency department, urgent care, outpatient office) for a particular medical problem....

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

Orange, California
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Board Certified Internal Medicine, Preoperative Medicine Specialist, Academic Hospitalist, Anticoagulation Expert
Dr. Omar S. Darwish is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a full-time practicing Hospitalist at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. He received his residency training in internal medicine at St. Mary Medical Center and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He has also completed a one-year chief year in Internal Medicine at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Dr. Darwish is available for expert witness consultations to both defense and plaintiff attorneys. He has provided expert review on cases that have involved sepsis, unexpected fall in the hospital, unexpected death, stroke, development of sacral decubitus ulcers, and cases of medical claims of medical necessity. He has also worked as a medical consultant in reviewing Veteran Disability Claims. Dr. Darwish has been the acting coordinator of the Morbidity and Mortality Conferences for the Department of Medicine since 2013. Therefore, as part of his job, he constantl...

Jordan L Geller, MD Geller Endocrinology & Internal Medicine, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Endocrinology, Diabetes - Thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, cortisol, thyroid cancer, hypopituitarism, medical board, medications, neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, hypoglycemia, Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Diaetes
I am a dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. I hold an active license in California and Florida and have a full-time office-based private practice. I have extensive experience in legal consulting, depositions, trial testimony (including 402 expert hearings), jury education and strategy. I have been retained by corporations, small business owners, landlords, employees and physicians. In addition, I have worked for the Attorney General, California Public Defender, City of Los Angeles and the California State Medical Board. I have provided expert reports and/or testimony on numerous cases in diabetes (including cases related to exacerbation of pre-existing diabetes from injury, improper medication administration, hypoglycemia, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, unlawful job termination/discrimination claims related to diabetes, defense of diabetes-related criminal cases and others) ...

Evaleen K. Jones, M.D, R.D. Maitri Medical

Menlo Park, California
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Standard of Care, Primary Care, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Education, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Global Health, Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, Addiction Medicine, summa cum laude
Triple Board Certified: Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine 1996-present (25 years experience teaching Standard of Care to medical students, physician assistants, residents, and fellows) Family Physician/Urgent Care: Stanford Family Practice, Cowell Student Health Center, Coastside Family Practice, St. Luke's Emergency Department, San Francisco, CA Founder, Child Family Health International (www.cfhi.org) Residency: University of San Francisco, California (UCSF) Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine Bachelor Science: Summa Cum Laude with Honors; Virginia Tech, Human Nutrition and Foods, Registered Dietitian (R.D.) Selected Top 100 "Women of Influence" in Silicon Valley 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award 2006: Virginia Tech. Highest award bestowed on an individual who has emerged with distinction for achievements of enduring significance and value to society. Mo...

Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Lancaster, California
Correctional Healthcare, Internal Medicine - Medical oncology, prisons, jails, ICE, immigration detention facilities, deliberate indifference, cancer treatment in prison, end of life care in prison, chronic disease management in prison, general inmate health care, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology), with additional areas of expertise in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and coccidioidomycosis. Educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and and Baylor College of Medicine. Founder/former CEO of nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization and and founder of FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) for underserved populations. Skilled expert witness with extensive experience in records review, report writing, and deposition/trial testimony. Award winning writer and public speaker. Licensed in California and Indiana. Plaintiff and defense cases accepted. CV upon request.

Meldon Levy, MD, FACC

Los Angeles, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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

Mark S. Louden, MD, FAAEM, FACEP Mark Louden, MD

Fullerton, California
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - stroke, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, wound, airway emergency, resuscitation, pneumonia, sepsis, emergency, urgent, flight medicine, covid, cruise ship medicine, certified, internal, abdominal, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, veteran, headache, neurological emergency
Educated and trained at top-rated universities and hospitals, double board-certified in both emergency medicine and internal medicine, and served as a flight surgeon and emergency physician in the United States Air Force. Expertise in emergency medicine from clinical experience at every level of emergency care, ranging from high-acuity academic level-one trauma centers, STEMI and comprehensive stroke centers, to smaller community and even rural hospitals. In addition to clinical practice, years of experience in administrative roles and faculty positions at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Miami School of Medicine have also contributed to a broad view of the practice of emergency medicine. This knowledge has also been applied in the medical-legal sphere; serving as an expert witness, logging numerous hours of experience reviewing case material and participating in deposition and trial work.

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

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

Deb M Mukherjee, MD, MBA. F.A.C.P, F.H.M.

California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - 1. Advance Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Compliance from University of Connecticut School of Law 2. Advance Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management and Insurance Studies 3. Assistant Professor in Medicine teaching Residents and Med Students
AWARDS 05/2021 : Got recognized as Asst. Professor of Internal Medicine from University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine 07/2021 : Advanced Graduate certificate in Healthcare Finance and Insurance Studies from University of Connecticut School of Business and Law. 08/2020 : Got a certificate in Bloomberg’s basics of financial management from University of Connecticut School of Business. 03/ 2017 : ​ Honored as Fellow of American college of Physicians ( F.A.C.P) 04/ 2017​ : Honored as Fellow of the Society of hospitalist medicine( F.H.M). 09/ 2016 ​: Specialist certification in Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 03/ 2015:​ Hospitalist of the year at Middlesex Hospital ( Mayo clinic affiliate) Additional Skills : Creative Wr...

Nkiruka Ndu, MD, FACP, QME, CCHP-P Just Law Medical Services

Visalia, California
Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Correctional Healthcare, Independent Medical Examination, Worker's Compensation, Medical necessity determinations, Disability assessments, Medical file chart review, and utilization management,
Nkiruka Ndu, MD, FACP, QME, is the Medical Director of Just Law Medical Services, a medical-legal consulting firm that provides medical-legal evaluations in internal medicine. She is a Qualified Medical Examiner in the state of California, She evaluates injured workers and personal injury cases. She performs medical necessity determinations for Independent Review Organizations. for medical necessity determinations and appropriateness of care. She is knowledgeable in the National Commission of Correctional Healthcare Standards.

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

California
Internal Medicine, Oncology - 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

Sonja Rosen, MD, FACP, AGSF Cedars-Sinai

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

Steven M. Simons, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine - 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.

Jennifer Tang, M.D.

Santa Clarita, California
Internal Medicine - Internist, Primary Care, Adult Medicine, Outpatient Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Preventative Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Tang is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 17+ years of experience as an attending physician in various ambulatory settings. She earned her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center. Dr. Tang is an experienced educator, with a history of teaching medical students and residents. In addition to clinical practice, she currently serves as a physician monitor and helps to create reports for the California Medical Board. She has experience as a quality control chart reviewer in her previous position. Dr. Tang currently works as a primary care physician at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the Los Angeles Area.

Ezekiel Volkert, MD

Castro Valley, California
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Hypertension, Sepsis, Diarrhea, geriatrics

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

California
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

John P Lieberman, MD, CPHQ

Colorado Springs , Colorado
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Postoperative Infections, Nursing Homes, Hospital Acquired Infections, Medical Device Associated Infections, COVID-19, C. Diff , Bacteremia, MRSA, VRE, Diabetic Infections, Hospital Acquired Pneumonia, Meningitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Spinal Infections, Catheter Related Infections, ICU
Over 20 years practicing clinical Infectious Diseases. In addition to clinical practice, I have embraced my roles as preceptor and teacher of medical students and medical residents. Furthermore, I have routinely dealt with highly complex patients, and have become highly skilled at breaking down complex medical situations into information patients and family can understand, and use for informed decision making. And as an Expert Witness I am ready to teach: I am ready to teach you, as well as opposing counsel if needed, at a deposition, and of course to a jury at trial. With over 11 years running a successful, 100% referral-based private practice, some of my proven skills include being highly reliable, service-driven and easy to work with. I am also detail-oriented and hard working, and an advocate for the truth; ready to put in the time and effort needed to be a credible Expert Witness, exceed expectations, and perform at the highest level possible.

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

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Occupational Medicine - 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.

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

West Hartford, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others.

Julia W. Auerbach, MD, JD MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Family Medicine, General Practice - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records (Cerner), Legal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Auerbach is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. In addition to her clinical duties, she recently served for two years as the Medical Director of her Family Medicine practice, where she led and supervised MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and medical students. Dr. Auerbach is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Vermont, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine. Dr. Auerbach received her A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University, and her Law and Medical Degrees from the University of Connecticut. She was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1991. She is available to provide expert witness consultation services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Deb M Mukherjee, MD, MBA. F.A.C.P, F.H.M.

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - 1. Advance Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Compliance from University of Connecticut School of Law 2. Advance Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management and Insurance Studies 3. Assistant Professor in Medicine teaching Residents and Med Students
AWARDS 05/2021 : Got recognized as Asst. Professor of Internal Medicine from University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine 07/2021 : Advanced Graduate certificate in Healthcare Finance and Insurance Studies from University of Connecticut School of Business and Law. 08/2020 : Got a certificate in Bloomberg’s basics of financial management from University of Connecticut School of Business. 03/ 2017 : ​ Honored as Fellow of American college of Physicians ( F.A.C.P) 04/ 2017​ : Honored as Fellow of the Society of hospitalist medicine( F.H.M). 09/ 2016 ​: Specialist certification in Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 03/ 2015:​ Hospitalist of the year at Middlesex Hospital ( Mayo clinic affiliate) Additional Skills : Creative Wr...

Robert G Schneider, MD JD

Westport, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Heart Attack, Emergency Room, Stroke, Chest Pain, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Lung Disease, Taser, Nursing Homes, Expert Witness Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Opioids
Additional Information..... • Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases; for Defendant: finding the flaw in Plaintiff's case. • Medical expert witness decades, over 300 cases reviewed, deposed 35-40 times, trial testimony 15-20 times. • 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) • As attorney settled $1,000,000+ med mal case. • Board Certified in Internal Medicine. • Decades of practice Internal Medicine, subspecialty Clinical Cardiovascular Disease. • 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 rounds in ICU and CCU. Taught CLE course for Rhode Island Bar A...

Joel Chodos, MD, JD Digestive Health Center

Newark, Delaware
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - Endoscopy, Swallowing difficulties, Colonoscopy, GI bleeding, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer, GI Cancer diagnosis, 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.

Farhana Chowdhury, MD Nephrology Associates PA

Newark, Delaware
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Acute Renal Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Renal Disease, ESRD, Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension
Dr.Chowdhury is double board certified in Internal medicine and Nephrology. She has practiced hospital medicine for years and now practicing nephrology at Nephrology Associates, P.A., which is the largest single specialty practice caring for patients with kidney disease and hypertension in the State of Delaware and Cecil County, MD. She is the medical director of a dialysis facility responsible for high quality of care and safety of the patients with End Stage Renal Disease/Dialysis (ESRD). Dr. Chowdhury is a one of the few certified hypertension specialists in the state of Delaware.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

District Of Columbia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

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

Clearwater, Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Parasomnias, Narcolepsy, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sleep Medicine
Frank Averill, MD, is an award-winning, multi-boarded, Medical Director, Principal Clinical Investigator & Full-Time Founding Physician of St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute. With over 30 years of experience in medicine, he trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, as well as, the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He's multi-boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care, & sleep medicine, and completed his specialty fellowship in allergy & immunology. Dr. Averill is a nationally renowned speaker on healthcare issues and has been featured on TV and radio. His name appears on listed in “America’s Top Physicians”, “Best Physicians in the United States”, “Best Physicians in Florida”, and Best Physicians in Tampa Bay”. Additionally, his medical research and dozens of published articles have received commendation and acclaim. With a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University School of Law, and a member of the Florida Bar sin...

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

Delray Beach, Florida
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - internal medicine, hospitalist, cost, evidence, EBM, hospital medicine, rural, suburban, community, academic, chest pain, infection, fall, telemedicine
Also licensed in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming 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. Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Forensic Expert Witness Association Board Certifications: Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine Lifestyle Medicine - American & International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine

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

Alachua, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, Radiology - 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.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

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

Jordan L Geller, MD Geller Endocrinology & Internal Medicine, Inc

Florida
Endocrinology, Diabetes - Thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, cortisol, thyroid cancer, hypopituitarism, medical board, medications, neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, hypoglycemia, Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Diaetes
I am a dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. I hold an active license in California and Florida and have a full-time office-based private practice. I have extensive experience in legal consulting, depositions, trial testimony (including 402 expert hearings), jury education and strategy. I have been retained by corporations, small business owners, landlords, employees and physicians. In addition, I have worked for the Attorney General, California Public Defender, City of Los Angeles and the California State Medical Board. I have provided expert reports and/or testimony on numerous cases in diabetes (including cases related to exacerbation of pre-existing diabetes from injury, improper medication administration, hypoglycemia, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, unlawful job termination/discrimination claims related to diabetes, defense of diabetes-related criminal cases and others) ...

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP Aletheia Consulting Services

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy fraud, medical use necessity, formulary, overdose, dispensing error, drug litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, controlled substance, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, women's health, geriatrics, diabetes, insurance
Broadly experienced, board certified clinical pharmacist. Extensive experience treating patients under scope and collaborative of practice agreements as a mid-level provider for the VA, academic, and urban community institutions. 4 years of high-volume retail experience. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida. Vast experience in medical necessity and quality. Substantial formulary review experience. Treating experience includes inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. Peer Reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Extensive public speaking experience.

Ronald Goldin, MD

Jupiter, Florida
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - 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.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Jacksonville Beach , Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He has experience in research with over 30 publications. 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 travelled to 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part tim...

Perry Hookman, MD, FACG, FACP, AGAF Perry Hookman, MD, PA

Boca Raton, Florida
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Board Certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine
Experienced as a medico-legal consultant and expert witness for both plaintiff and defense. Active clinical & teaching practice of Gastroenterology in a community teaching hospital. Active clinical practice of Gastroenterology in South Florida Charity Clinics

Barry Kusnick, MD Barry A. Kusnick, MD P.A.

Ormond Beach, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - General & Interventional Cardiology, Coronary Interventions, Cardiac Catheterization, Peripheral Angiography & Intervention, Rotational Laser & Extraction Atherectomy in Coronary & Peripheral Interventions, Inpatient/Outpatient care, Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echo, Nuclear Cardiology
Dr. Kusnick is an actively practicing Cardiologist with over 30 years of experience. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Kusnick has held long-term academic positions at Tulane University School of Medicine and Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He also co-founded Louisiana Heart Hospital and was the Cardiovascular Service Line Director there. Dr. Kusnick did his Interventional training at Tulane University Medical School, and was invited to join the faculty where he spent the next several years teaching, doing research, providing clinical care to patients, and cath lab innovations. During his term at Tulane, he started the Transradial Catheterization and the Peripheral Interventional programs, he also had the opportunity to participate in several landmark clinical trials. Dr. Kusnick provided both expert opinions and expert testimony during his time at Tulane and in private practice. He has pro...

Marvin C Mengel, MD

Geneva, Florida
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine - Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Thyroid, hospital inpatient criteria, pituitary, prolactin, testosterone, enlargement, Erectile dysfunction, Hospital errors
Boarded in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. I have taught medical students , ARNPs and medical residents in hospital and University programs. Worked as Physician Advisor for our hospital system. Obtained a JD from a distance learning program to learn more walking carefully and legally through Medicare rules. Consultant for medical coding and Medicare compliance at several hospitals and a University Hospital. Oversaw an inpatient diabetes management program and oversaw the work of up to 12 ARNPs. Started and managed an outpatient diabetes education and support program. Have volunteered as an endocrinologist in free county and private healthcare services. Chairman of our hospital system CME program. For 10+ years taught the state required course on Hospital Errors. Practiced outpatient and inpatient endocrinology for over 40 years. Have reviewed medical for attorneys and provided my honest opinion for 35+ years.

Charles E Metzger, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Internal Medicine - internal medicine, diagnosis, management, concierge medicine
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 been in a concierge practice since 2007.

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...

J. Jordan Romano, DO

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

Ronald Saff, MD

Tallahassee, Florida
Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine - Mold, Mold Allergy, Sick Building Syndrome,Food Challenges, Black Mold, Allergy & Immunology- Food Allergy, Drug Allergic Reactions, Asthma, Indoor Air Pollution, Anaphylaxis
Dr. Ronald Saff is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. His internship and residency were in internal medicine at Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia followed with an Allergy/Immunology fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee. He has practiced in Tallahassee since 1994 and has won many service awards from the American Lung Association and was an Environment and Health columnist for the local newspaper, the Tallahassee Democrat. He is board certified in Allergy/Immunology and Internal Medicine. He is a certified clinical research investigator and a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Ricky M Schneider, M.D. RM Schneider MD PA

BOYNTON BEACH, Florida
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Medical School Instructor, Medical Staff Leader, Clinical Trial Investigator, Expert Witness, Medical Case Reviewer
Expert Witness and Medical Case Reviewer Cardiology practice in Broward County (South Florida) for 35 years Board-Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Fellow, American College of Cardiology Fellow, American College of Physicians Education: Salutatorian, John F. Kennedy High School, Plainview, Long Island, NY B.S., Yale College, cum laude M.D., Yale Medical School Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine (3 years), Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY Fellowship in Cardiology (3 years), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Academic Affiliations: Former Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Nuclear Cardiology, Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Current Assistant Consulting Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Current Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science, Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Boca Raton, FL Special...

Henry Schneiderman, MD MACP

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

Jerome Siegel, MD, MPH

Naples, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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
Board Certified - Occupational Medicine / Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine. Over 30 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.

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

Florida
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, renal transplant, immunosuppression, prescribing/dispensing errors, kidney trauma, rhabdomyolysis, urosepsis, nursing home care, COVID-19, life care planning estimates, hyponatremia, complications from surgery, delayed diagnosis, and telemedicine.
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...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, 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 nine 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.

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

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

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Georgia
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - 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 35+ years of 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.

Vince Faridani, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

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

Richard M. Goldstein, MD Northside Hospitalist Service

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

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Georgia
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He has experience in research with over 30 publications. 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 travelled to 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part tim...

Gregory E. Jones, MD

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

Lisa W. Lefkovits, MD, MPH Internal Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine, Document Examination - Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Medication Errors, Lab Reporting, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Venous Thrombosis, COVID-19, Supervision of Physician Extenders, Hypertension, Cancer Screening, Infections, Complications, Sepsis, Detailed Chart Review
Award-winning, Harvard-trained primary care physician. Extensive teaching experience: Emory Faculty (2001-Present), Former Harvard Faculty. Fellowship trained. Active clinical practice.

Monique D Petteys, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Third Opinion MD

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Women's Wellness, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse
Highly qualified Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse background including clinical experience in obstetrics, internal medicine, family practice, urgent care, pediatrics, geriatrics, adult, and women’s health. I will be an asset to your team with over 15 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Georgia
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

John R Williams, PA-C Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine - Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Physician Assistant, Primary Care Physician Assistant, Preventative Care Physician Assistant
Highly qualified, board certified Physician Assistant with a diverse background that includes clinical experience in Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics and Internal Medicine. I will be an asset to your team with over 7 years of experience in direct patient care in several different locations: hospital, surgical and office settings. I am currently licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Georgia. I am actively practicing full-time in a busy, rural internal medicine office and part-time in an Emergency Room at a local hospital. I have worked in large and small hospitals. My current internal medicine office provides primary care, women’s health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. I am available for comprehensive chart/medical records review, case disposition analysis, defining standards of care, production of reports, participation in court/trial testimonies and screening for case merit (failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing err...

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

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

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP Aletheia Consulting Services

Illinois
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy fraud, medical use necessity, formulary, overdose, dispensing error, drug litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, controlled substance, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, women's health, geriatrics, diabetes, insurance
Broadly experienced, board certified clinical pharmacist. Extensive experience treating patients under scope and collaborative of practice agreements as a mid-level provider for the VA, academic, and urban community institutions. 4 years of high-volume retail experience. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida. Vast experience in medical necessity and quality. Substantial formulary review experience. Treating experience includes inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. Peer Reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Extensive public speaking experience.

John H Gong, MD LG Healthcare LLC

Kildeer, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Outpatient Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Nursing Home Medicine, Nursing Home Medical Director, Hospice Medical Director, Utilization Review, Geriatrics, Family Medicine Residency, Medical Education
I have 26 years of experience as a practicing internist and hospitalist. I have 10 years of experience in academic medicine when I was clinical faculty teaching family practice residency physicians in both outpatient internal medicine and inpatient hospital medicine. I won the Gold Apple Teaching award almost every year I was clinical faculty even though I'm an internist teaching in a family practice residency program. I'm an expert in the clinical scope of expertise of outpatient internal medicine, family medicine, and hospital medicine. I also have extensive experience in nursing home medicine and hospice care as I have been medical director for 4 skilled nursing facilities and 2 hospice agencies. I also have experience with hospital utilization review as a medical advisor for Centegra Health Systems. I left my teaching position over 10 years ago to establish a hospitalist programs in 2 different hospital settings. I am now in private practice with both an outpatient practice...

Jiggar Hindia, DO

O Fallon , Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Jennifer R. Herrell, MD

Newburgh, Indiana
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Internist, Cardiology, Hospice
I have multiple practices- practice as a hospitalist. I also work as a Cardiologist at the VA. In addition I am director of Southern Care Hospice.

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

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

Karen E. Friday, MD

New Orleans, Louisiana
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, nutrition, human research, clinical research, lipid metabolism, hyperlipidemia, estrogens, women's health, osteoporosis, bone density, diabetes, thyroid disease, hormones
I am ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition. I completed a BS in Human Nutrition at Michigan State University and MD at Wayne State University. I also have performed non-degree studies in Public Health. I completed specialty training in Internal Medicine at Baltimore City Hospital/Francis Scott Key Medical Center/Johns Hopkins University and a Clinical/Senior Research Fellowship in Endocrinology and Nutrition at the University of Washington. Academic faculty positions have included Medical College of Pennsylvania, Tulane University, Louisiana State University-New Orleans and Pennington Biomedical Research Center. My research has focused on the effects of nutrients, hormones and estrogen on lipid and bone metabolism. I have clinical and research expertise in general endocrinology, human nutrition, lipid metabolism, metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, women's health, estrogen therapy and thyroid disease. I have served as the Clinical C...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Louisiana
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Kevin O Griffiths, MD, MPH, FASN Griffiths Renal Consulting

Bethesda, Maryland
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Renal Transplant, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Critical Care, Hyperkalemia, Lupus, Renal Mass, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Renal Failure, Hyponatremia, Hyperkalemia, Medical Director, COVID experience
Education/Work Highlights • Owner/Partner of a leading nephrology practice based in the Greater Washington DC area • Graduated Stanford University, Rutgers University Medical School • Board Certified nephrologist with over 14 years of clinical practice providing care for dialysis, chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury patients • Provided medical director oversight at 2 high performing dialysis facilities • Executed and maintained high standards by following all CMS initiatives, guidelines, and safety protocols • Served as a key opinion leader at national events regarding hemodialysis and nephrology • Displayed high clinical acumen using evidence base medicine to teach medical residents and students My background as an expert witness over the last five years are below: • Reviewed over 80 medical malpractice cases for both plaintiff and defense attorneys • Demonstrated expertise at over 17 depositions • Testified at trial three times Awards. • Selected as ...

Charlotte L. Kohler, [RN], CPA, CVA, CRCE-l, CPC, CHBC, CPCO Kohler Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

Woodstock, Maryland
Investigation, Medical Management - Acute Care, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Medical Devices, Medical Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine Management, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Healthcare Compliance
Healthcare Consultant, Litigation Support, Certified Valuator, CPA [RN] Retired RN. ACS Advanced Coding Specialist -Board of Medical Specialty (BMSC) CPA Certified Public Accountant -State of Maryland CVA Certified Valuation Analyst - National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts CRCE Certified Revenue Cycle Executive -American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) CPC Certified Professional Coder -American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CHBC Certified Healthcare Business Consultant -National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants CPCO Certified Professional Compliance Officer

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

Ellicott City, Maryland
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure

Marc Shepard, MD

Rockville , Maryland
Internal Medicine, Long Term Care - Long term care, Nursing home, pressure ulcer, decubitus ulcer, Falls, internal medicine, Heel ulcer
I have extensive experience in internal medicine and long-term care, serving as staff physician and then medical director of the Rock Creek Manor Nursing Home from 1986-2011, and the Jeanne Jugan Residence from 1982-present. From 2012-2019,I worked with Medstar Physician Group as part of a multi-specialty practice. I also served as the principal investigator for several clinical trials as part of the Medstar Health Research Institute. In addition to my work as a practicing physician, I have over a decade of experience serving as an expert witness in cases regarding internal medicine, nursing homes, long-term care and geriatric care. I have traveled across the country to provide expert testimony in high-profile cases.

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
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. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past 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 Prevent...

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others.

Robert J Cooper, MD

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine - endocrine, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, diabetes, lipids, hypertension, hypotension, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, thyroid cancer, gynecomastia
Practicing physician for 20+ years. Currently practicing 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. Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) and a Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP). 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 topics. Member of The Endocrine...

Sadie Elisseou, MD Trauma-Informed Practices, LLC

Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Internal medicine, primary care, malpractice, medical errors, delayed diagnosis, screening, trauma-informed, trauma, assault, abuse, neglect, maltreatment, violence, victim, survivor
Board-certified Internal Medicine physician, practicing full-time primary care in the Boston VA Healthcare System. Earned both B.A. and M.D. through the 8-year Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME) at Brown University. Completed residency and chief residency at Yale Medical School. Currently a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. Highly qualified expert witness for malpractice cases. Internationally recognized subject matter expert in trauma-informed care (TIC), an evidence-based framework for supporting trauma survivors that has been adopted by the legal field (see Law360 publications on this). Worked with award-winning attorneys in a high profile case to interview clients assaulted by their doctor, understand the scope of injuries, and help build a trauma-informed legal practice. Frequently invited to speak to national and international audiences. The nation's expert in trauma-informed physical examination, a frame...

David M Miller, MD, MA

Newton, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine, General Practice - primary care, PCP, medical, outpatient medicine, primary care provider, internal medicine, internist
1) Medical school, internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Ranked #6 medical school in 2021 U.S. News and World Report). 2) Continuously Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1999. Repeatedly score in the top 10% of Internal Medicine physicians on the Board exam. 3) Currently a primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (employed at MGH for 10 years). MGH is ranked the #2 hospital in the US for 2019-20 by US News and World Report. MGH is ranked the #3 hospital in the world for 2020 by Newsweek. 4) Associate Chief Medical Officer at Tufts Medical Center Community Care from 2016-2020. 5) Outstanding verbal and writing skills. English Literature major at The University of Michigan. 6) I have advised legal firms for both plaintiffs and defendants in medical malpractice cases.

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Discharge instructions.
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...

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

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

J. Jordan Romano, DO

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

Eric Schwam, MD, FACEP

Brewster, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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 150 medico-legal case reviews, 22 depositions and 3 trial testimonies. Over 34 years of emergency department clinical practice. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at Brown Medical School. former Attending Physician, Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department/Level I Trauma Center. Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine 1993-2021. Director of Quality Assurance Emergency Care Center of Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA for 28 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 - 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...

Ayman Founas, DO, FACP, FHM

Dearborn, Michigan
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Standard of care, Pneumonia, congestive heart failure, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, gastrointestinal bleed, stroke, renal failure, coronary artery disease, covid-19, diabetes, electrolyte abnormalities, respiratory failure, heart attack, fall, cardiopulmonary arrest, cellulitis
I am a board-certified internal medicine physician and have been practicing as a full-time hospitalist for over 6 years. I am active in my hospital and medical group's peer review committee. I have experience in reviewing cases for an independent peer review organization. I also serve in my hospital's resuscitation advisory committee which reviews policies and procedures related to in hospital cardiac and respiratory arrests. I am a fellow in Hospital Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Zachary Lemon, DO

Northville, Michigan
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Covid 19, Coronavirus, General Practice, Geriatrics, Medical Management, Physician Assistant, Preventive Medicine, Physician Advisor, Utilization Review, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Telemedicine
I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 12+ years in clinical practice in both hospital and clinic settings. I have extensive experience in teaching/supervising physicians-in-training and have been received the "Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award" from the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Additionally, I have served as a Physician Advisor and lead trainer for my hospital's "Communication in Healthcare" course.

Rockelle D Rogers, MD VIP Medical Consulting- Expert Witness

Detroit, Michigan
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Primary Care, Hospital Care
Board Certified Internal Medicine-25 years experience Experienced as Expert Witness since 2016 Experienced in Peer Review Credentialing of Physicians Available for Depositions and/or Trials Professional Active in the Practice of Internal Medicine Currently Timely Response and Reviews within 48 hours

J. Jordan Romano, DO

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

Lewis H Rosenbaum, MD Academic Internal Medicine

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

Eric T. Slavin, MD, BS, FACR Synovium Consulting LLC

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Sjogren’s, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Vasculitis, Giant Cell/Temporal Arteritis, Wegener’s, Microscopic Polyangiitis, Churg-Strauss, Polyarteritis Nodosum, Takayasu’s, Scleroderma, Myositis, Biologic Medications, Raynaud’s
I am dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology and internal medicine. I hold an active license in the state of Michigan, where I have a full-time office-based practice and provide hospital consultations. I graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in biology from the University of Michigan. I received my medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed my residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent-Indianapolis. I remained at St. Vincent as a teaching faculty member, before going on to complete my fellowship in rheumatology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I am a multiple award-winning physician and a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University, as well as a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. I have spent thousands of hours discussing disease pathology, treatment options, and potential outcomes with patients, medical students, resident physicians, and other specialists. ...

David W. Bonham, MD Bonham Medical Legal

Hastings, Minnesota
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Occupational Lung Disease, Asbestosis, Mesothelioma, Disability Ratings, Independent Medical Examinations, Occupational Asthma, Respiratory Impairment, Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS), Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer, Silicosis, Inhalational Injuries, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Emphysema,
David Bonham, MD, FCCP, has served as an expert medical witness for 30 years, and has been a pioneer in the practice of pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine for 40 years. As the founding partner of a large practice serving St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dr. Bonham has attended at multiple hospitals as a subspecialist; chief of staff; chief of medicine; honored teacher and leader in the medical community. Dr. Bonham has provided consultation and litigation support in many cases; including medical record review and IME, deposition and trial testimony. He is available as an expert medical witness for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil proceedings, and for criminal cases.

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, DNBPAS, HMDC, CMD, WCC Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Dysphagia, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
16+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 10+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

Prince Singh, MD, FASN, FACP St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth

Duluth , Minnesota
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Kidney Transplantation, Immunosuppression, Infections in Kidney Transplant, Acute Kidney Injury/Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease , Resistant Hypertension , Hyponatremia, Acidosis, Dialysis- acute and maintenance, peritoneal dialysis, kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, onco-nephrology
Accomplished kidney disease specialist with board certifications in internal medicine and nephrology and passion for diagnosing and treating kidney disease patients with evidence-based care. Published author with over a dozen peer-reviewed publications in various professional journals including Nature Reviews Nephrology and Journal of American Society of Nephrology. Recognized for excellence in teaching and mentoring medical students with the recent receipt of an award from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in 2021.

Connie J. Wang, MD

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidney failure, dialysis, kidney transplantation, chronic kidney diseases.
Has practiced medicine in many states and institutions and provided care to a variety of patient populations. Has broad and in-depth practice experience plus knowledge in general internal medicine and nephrology (kidney failure, dialysis and transplantation). Has participated many chart reviews and case analysis for hospitals as committee member. Excellent track records in teaching and publishing scholarly articles would help providing logical and organized expert opinions in medical legal cases.

DANIEL K. BIXLER, MD HT2 MedSolutions, LLC

LEES SUMMIT, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Emergency, Maritime Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, management, medical director, health insurance
30 years in emergency medicine- 15 part time, 15 full time 25 years cruise ship physician, part time 10 years private practice, primary care 3 years medical group management 5 years health insurance management Board certified in Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, previously in Pediatrics Level I and II trauma center experience Urban, Suburban and small town ED experience ATLS instructor Certified mediator training and experience

Jiggar Hindia, DO

Missouri
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - ICU, intensive care, critical care medicine, central lines, intubation, airway emergencies, sepsis, resuscitation, shock, cardiovascular emergencies, COVID-19, physician leadership, critical care ultrasound
Dr. Hindia has several years of experience serving as an ICU medical director. He also serves as a tactical medical physician for a regional SWAT team and is an Instructor in Clinical Anesthesiology at a major academic institution. In addition, he has experience as a Chief Medical Officer and serves on numerous hospital committees. Board certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pending board certification in neurocritical care. Published in the Journal of intensive Care.

David John, MD

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

Kenneth "Kenny" Stein, MD

St. Louis, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Sepsis/Septic Shock, MI, Heart Attack, PE, DVT, Epidural Abscess, Infection, Medical Malpractice, Intensive Care , ICU, Trauma, Stroke, ER, Delayed diagnosis, Pressure wound, Causation, Nursing Home, Falls, Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to treat
Dr. Stein excels in providing testimony that is credible, clearly understandable and serves to educate the Judge & Jury about the science, the medicine and the facts as they relate to negligence, causation and damages. Dr. Stein has extensive experience in providing medical-legal expert services, having reviewed over 500 cases (both plaintiff and defense) in over 40 US States & Territories. Dr. Stein Has provided testimony (deposition and trial) over 200 times. Dr. Stein furnishes an unbiased opinion on medical malpractice and negligence cases, as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases not guaranteeing a favorable outcome but providing an honest assessment. Services Dr. Stein provides include: 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 Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, St. Louis University S...

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, medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, bacterial or viral infections, outbreak management
Ramzi Asfour, MD, is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his 20+ years of extensive private practice, Dr Asfour has privileges at five California hospitals (Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda Hospital, Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Sutter Eden Medical Center, and Mammoth Hospital). Dr. Asfour has worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva in the HIV / AIDS department, developing training programs for doctors in HIV. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Asfour also advises hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, schools and businesses on infection control, including outbreak control and COVID-19, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr Asfour has experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide clear, independent opinions on matters involving: Medical malpractice, standards of care, sepsis, necrotizing fasciiti...

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP Consultants In Medicine

New Providence, New Jersey
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Preoperative Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Ambulatory Medicine, Nursing Home, Surgery, Diabetes, Heart disease, CHF, Stroke
Board certified in Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Arpaia has almost 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing homes. His clinical acumen has both the breath and depth to review clinical cases within his specialties. Dr. Arpaia has reviewed and produced reports in a variety of clinical cases utilizing evidenced based medicine and best practices that have resulted in favorable outcomes for clients. His objective, straight forward and concise reports are clear and provide the information clients seek. Providing expert consultation for attorneys, insurance companies, and third parties, Dr. Arpaia is committed to providing quality service with written reports, expert testimony, and consulting services as needed. Email or simply call to discuss your case, we are eager to help!

Nathaniel R. Evans, II, M.D., FACEP

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Jail Medicine, Dram Shop Litigation Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Previous positions include: -Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. -President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. -Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections -Physician, Virtua at Work -Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia Provide litigation support in Correctional/Jail Medicine related cases.

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, 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 21 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.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New Jersey
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

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

Jessica Anchor-Samuels, MD

New York
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - primary care, standard of care, delayed diagnosis, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, Internist, missed diagnosis, heart disease, heart attack, diabetes, inappropriate care, cancer screening, anemia, telemedicine, risk factors, preventative care, hypertension
Dr. Anchor-Samuels is a Brown University trained Internal Medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with board certifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has significant experience in clinical medicine, as well as medical legal consulting. She has consulted, both for medical record review and as an expert witness, on numerous cases for both plaintiff and defense. She has also worked directly with insurance companies to review cases in anticipation of potential litigation. She has extensive experience with cases of delayed/missed diagnosis of prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among others.

Aldo A. Arpaia, MD, FACP Consultants In Medicine

New York
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Preoperative Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Ambulatory Medicine, Nursing Home, Surgery, Diabetes, Heart disease, CHF, Stroke
Board certified in Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Arpaia has almost 30 years of academic and private practice experience in hospital, ambulatory medicine and nursing homes. His clinical acumen has both the breath and depth to review clinical cases within his specialties. Dr. Arpaia has reviewed and produced reports in a variety of clinical cases utilizing evidenced based medicine and best practices that have resulted in favorable outcomes for clients. His objective, straight forward and concise reports are clear and provide the information clients seek. Providing expert consultation for attorneys, insurance companies, and third parties, Dr. Arpaia is committed to providing quality service with written reports, expert testimony, and consulting services as needed. Email or simply call to discuss your case, we are eager to help!

Clayton J. Baker, MD, CM

Pittsford, New York
Internal Medicine, General Practice - COVID-19, COVID, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Attack, Urgent Care, Adverse Drug Reaction, Medical Errors, Medication Errors, Failure to Diagnose, Standard of Care, Vaccine injury, Vaccine Mandates, Vaccine Exemption, Paxlovid, Remdesivir, Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine, Pfizer, Moderna, Mask, Masking
Dr. Baker is a Harvard trained, Board Certified internal medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience. He has an active clinical practice, and he holds an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has also held appointments at the University of California, San Diego, at the University of Arizona, and at Harvard University. He has many years of experience teaching medical students, residents, and graduate students. Dr. Baker has numerous publications in prominent medical journals including JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has a broad range of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient medicine, in the private sector as well as in the US Public Health Service and the Veterans Administration. Currently, he works in an outpatient practice. Dr. Baker has treated patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic without inter...

Ellen Bondar, MD

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

Stuart Finkel, MD GI Medical Experts

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - 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 Einstein College of Medicine 1st in his class, and president of his chapter of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Finkel is board certified in GI and IM, and Asst. 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 30+ years. An experienced teacher, he is able to explain complex medical subjects to lay juries in easily understandable terms. 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, where the jury found that the defendant MD's negligence deprived the plaintiff's decedent of a less than even chance...

Albert M Harary, M.D. Albert Harary, MD

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Esophageal Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Pancreatitis, Liver Disease, Duodenal Ulcer, Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer,
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine. Attending Physician, Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital. Attending Physician, NYU Langone Medical Center. Licensed in New York and Florida.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

New York
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He has experience in research with over 30 publications. 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 travelled to 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part tim...

Stacey P Kelland, MSN, RN, BC-MS, BC-CV Burgess Experts INC

Farmingdale, New York
Nurse, Internal Medicine - Nurse, Medical/Surgical nursing, Cardiovascular nursing, Telemetry nursing, Psychiatry nursing, Delirium, Restraints, NIH Stroke, Nurse Management, Clinical Instructor, Falls, withdrawl
• ANCC Board Certified in Medical/Surgical and Cardiovascular Nursing. • 2022-2024 Elected ANCC Vice Chair- Content Expert board member for setting the standards/creating the Cardiovascular nursing certification exam. • 2019- 2021 Elected ANCC Content Expert board member for setting the standards/creating the medical/surgical nursing certification exam. • 2020 Award Winner of the Florence Nightingale Honor for Advancing the Profession of Nursing. • 2021 DAISY Award nominee for Nursing Excellence. • Experience in nursing specialties: Medical/Surgical, Cardiovascular, Psychiatry. • Current full-time inpatient nurse at a New York hospital. • Active Registered Nurse licenses to practice in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Florida and Texas. • Nurse Expert experienced in consultation, report writing, deposition and trial testimony. • Master of Science in Nursing Education with experience in teaching nursing clinical. • 11+ years of hands-on expertise in nursing. • Member of the ra...

Ira Meisels, MD

New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, Home Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, Renal Failure, Electrolyte Disturbances, Hyperkalemia, Hyponatremia, Hypercalcemia, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome
Chief, Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai Morningside and West. Medical Director, Dialysis, Upper Manhattan Dialysis Center. Yale and Harvard trained. Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Meisels is a nationally recognized expert in Nephrology and Dialysis. He is an active clinician and has been a speaker and moderator at numerous national meetings as well as an author of multiple publications in the field of kidney disease. He is an articulate speaker and is recognized for his clarity of thought and speech.

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

New York
Internal Medicine, Oncology - 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

J. Jordan Romano, DO

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

Joshua Schwimmer, MD, FACP, FASN kidney.nyc

New York, New York
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - kidneys, dialysis, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, pyelonephritis, rhabdomyolysis, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, kidney failure, acute kidney injury, end stage renal disease, hypotension, hemodialysis, electrolyte disorders, chronic kidney disease, lithium, life expectancy
Dr. Joshua Schwimmer is a Columbia-trained, double board-certified, full-time practicing nephrologist and primary care physician in New York City. With over 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Schwimmer 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 reviewed and testified in cases involving acute kidney injury and kidney failure, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, osmotic demyelination, rhabdomyolysis, 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 publish...

Meyer N. Solny, MD, FACG, AGAF

New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - 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.

Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD, MBA AKT, PLLC

Buffalo, New York
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine - Perioperative Medicine, Stroke, Seizure, Sepsis, COVID, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Hepatic Failure, Electrolyte-Acid-Base abnormality, GI Bleed, Cauda Equina, TBI
Award winning Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician with 10 years experience as a Hospitalist. I have been a Hospitalist Leader for the past 6 years at a Level 1 trauma, academic medical center. Leadership role involves being the Director of a 45 FTE Hospitalist Group, Associate Chief of Internal Medicine and Physician Advisor. Completed Prelim General Surgery Residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan) and Categorical Internal Medicine residency from McLaren Hospital, Michigan State University at Flint, Michigan. To advance my leadership skills, I obtained MBA with a certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Recognized multiple times as Program Director of the Month and have led my team to be awarded Program of the Month on multiple occasions. Received an award from Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo for Outstanding Service in providing medical consultative support to psychiatrists.

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

New York
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Chandar R Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD PLLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Septic Shock, ICU care, Mechanical Ventilation, Lung masses and nodules, ARDS, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Life Support, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer
Quadruple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. Undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. Medical Education at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. I have been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing both inpatient and outpatients. I have also been teaching medical students and residents. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina and Georgia. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

North Carolina
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, 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 nine 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.

Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP

Highlands, North Carolina
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - 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 35+ years of 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.

Thomas C Hilton, MD

North Carolina
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He has experience in research with over 30 publications. 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 travelled to 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part tim...

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

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

Terry L Lester, MD Doctor2Reivew.com

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

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Beachwood, Ohio
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Timothy Hill, MD Astute Hospitalist Consulting, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Hospitalist, Health Informatics - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, EMR, EHR, Credentialing, Clinical Informatics, Standard of Care, inpatient medicine, Epic, Cerner, clinical documentation, IT, board certified, negligence, injury, malpractice, quality of care, hospital policies
Dr. Hill is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has a Graduate Certificate in Clinical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University. He has 14 years of experience practicing as a hospitalist in Portland, OR. He serves as the Chief Health Information Officer at a 302-bed community hospital. As Chief Health Information Officer, he is in charge of clinical aspects of the Electronic Health Record which pertain to physicians including documentation, ordersets, and training. He has led hospital EHR implementation efforts of large EHRs including Cerner and Epic. He also is Charmain of the Department of Medicine where he supervises the development of policies, procedures and credentialing standards for multiple medical specialties including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Nephrology and Neurology. He is responsible for oversight of initiatives to improve patient safety such as peer review and ongoing peer professional evaluation.

Gyorgy Pataki, MD

Eugene, Oregon
Internal Medicine - Primary care, urgent care, outpatient Internal Medicine
Board Certified internist with 20+ year experience in outpatient Internal Medicine/primary care. www.linkedin.com/in/gyorgy-pataki-m-d-5359b230

John R Filip, MD, FAPWCA, FSVMB

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Atrial fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocardial Contusion in MVA, Chest Pain, Heart Failure, Vascular Medicine
• Board-certified, fellowship-trained physician specializing in cardiology and internal medicine. • Over 40 years’ experience in active cardiology and internal medicine practice. • Past director of Bryn Mawr Wound Care and Vascular Center. • Extensive teaching experience of medical residents and medical students. • Author of numerous cardiology publications. • Experienced expert witness on both plaintiff and defense cases. • Has been called upon to express opinions in the areas of myocardial infarction, myocardial contusion, ischemic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest, and heart injury in motor vehicle accidents.

Amatul B Khalid, MD Comprehensive Healthcare LLC

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

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine, Oncology - 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, FACP, FACR Lancaster General Health- Penn Medicine

New Providence, Pennsylvania
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Adynamic Bone Fracture, Bisphosphonates, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Vasculitis, Biologic Therapy, Scleroderma, Myositis, Autoimmune Diseases
I am a Board Certified Rheumatologist with clinical experience in managing autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis , systemic lupus erythematosus and vasculitis, as well as chronic bone and joint diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. I have knowledge of the medications used to these diseases as well as the side effect profiles of each drug. I am the Chief of Rheumatology and Director of Osteoporosis for Lancaster General Health and keep an active clinical practice. I will take a measured, thoughtful approach to your medical case review and can provide insight into standards of care. I will provide unbiased reviews for both plaintiff and defense cases.

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

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

Charles S Wade, MD CL Wade Enterprises LLC

DOWNINGTOWN, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - Cardiologist, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure, Hospitalist, Heart attack, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Hemorrhage, Cardiomyopathy, QT Prolongation, Major Bleeding
Dual American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Demonstrated excellence in cardiac imaging by passing Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology subspecialty boards. Dr. Wade is a physician expert employed in full-time clinical practice at Mainline Health with the Lankenau Heart Group. Over a decade of clinical experience all over the world. Expert in all forms of stress testing, cardiac procedures, cardiac imaging and post-MI care. Special experience in consultative cardiology, outpatient, CCU, cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure and cardio-oncology. Strong forensic skills with excellent reasoning abilities. Can handle the largest of medical records and toughest of cases. Current faculty at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with experience as clinical faculty in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Prior active naval service with federal, public and private healthcare experience. ...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, 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 nine 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.

Courtney Brady, M.D. Brady Medical Consulting, LLC

Charleston, South Carolina
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospital medicine, hospice/palliative care, DVT, PE, afib, bed sores, covid, sepsis, falls, causation, standard of care, medical complications, decubitus ulcers, pulmonary embolism, geriatric care, chronic medical diseases, acute medical conditions
Originally from New York City, Dr. Brady spent her undergraduate years in the Northeast, attended Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, and then made her way to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2003 and has practiced clinical medicine since that time. Dr. Brady spent several years in the outpatient general internal medicine setting before transitioning to become an inpatient academic hospitalist in 2007. She had also concomitantly worked as a hospice medical director from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Brady has in-depth knowledge of primary care, chronic medical conditions, acute illness requiring intensive inpatient hospitalization, palliation, and management of terminal medical diseases and general geriatric care. Dr Brady's niche as it pertains to being a medical expert will be focused on hospital medicine. She has particular interests in cases concerni...

Jonathan Wiesen, MD

Tennessee
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - 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.

Asifa R Ashraf, MD

Arlington, Texas
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Sepsis, Hypertension, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombus, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Cirrhosis, GI bleed, Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Renal Diseases
I am a board certified Internal Medicine Physician, working as a hospitalist for the past 4 years. I am licensed in the states of California and Texas. I was trained at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. I currently work with both medical students and residents. In teaching future doctors, I focus on importance of compassionate bedside manner and importance of communication with patients and families in terms they can understand. As part of my hospitalist duties, I serve on multiple committees reviewing patient charts, including sepsis committee and antimicrobial stewardship committee. Commonly treated conditions include: Heart Failure, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, DVT/PE, cirrhosis, GI bleeds, renal failure, electrolyte abnormalities, alcohol withdrawal, COVID 19 and others.

Benjamin J Blow, M.D.

Dallas, Texas
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine - Extensive experience with COVID 19

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

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

Stella J. Fitzgibbons, MD

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

Thomas C Hilton, MD

Texas
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine - 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, 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he has practiced with the Baptist Heart Specialists since 1996. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He has experience in research with over 30 publications. 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 travelled to 15 international humanitarian missions to Peru, Nepal and the Caribbean. Finally, Dr. Hilton has worked part tim...

Farhan Lalani

Dallas, Texas
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Resistant Hypertension Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Director of Faculty Development in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Parkland Hospital Director of Clinical Ultrasonography at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Former co-director of Clinical Ultrasonography at The University of California, San Francisco Medical Center Reviewed over 50 cases for both plantiff and defense

Patricia B. Rosen, MD, MPH Austin Toxicology

Austin, Texas
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - 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.

David M Rosenstein, MD, PhD

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

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

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

Alexander Shepherd, MB ChB, PhD, FRCP, FAHA Clinpharm

San Antonio, Texas
Pharmacology- Clinical, Internal Medicine - Drug adverse effect, drug toxicity, poisoning, drug overdose, prescribing, mechanism of drug action, drug Interaction, drug dose, poly-pharmacy, malpractice, drug reaction, drug patent,
I am a Board certified internist and PhD clinical pharmacology expert in drug action and effect with over 35 years of experience. I have been retained in almost 400 legal cases, for both defendants and plaintiffs, usually in medical malpractice cases in which adverse drug effects or actions are involved. I also have extensive expertise in drug litigation and patent disputes. In cases where drug prescribing, dosing, adverse effects and drug interactions are in question, I provide standard-of-care expert witness testimony. I am Board certified in Clinical Pharmacology and in Internal Medicine. I have been Chairman and Executive Director of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, President of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and have been on multiple national committees. I teach and practice Clinical Pharmacology and Internal Medicine in an academic and clinical setting.

Thomas W Miller, MD Innovel Health Initiatives, LLC

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

Franco Musio, M.D., FACP, FASN, FACA Franco Musio. M.D. Medical Consulting Group, LLC.

OAKTON, Virginia
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Sepsis, Renal Cell Cancer, glomerulonephritis, hyponatremia, chronic renal failure, vasculitis, rapidly progressive renal failure, hemodialysis, anemia, atypical HUS, TTP, bleeding diathesis, acute kidney injury, hypertension, stroke, pyelonephritis, electrolyte disorders, end stage renal disease
1. Clinical Staff/Chief Nephrology Clinic; Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1995-1998) 2. Decorated Physician; US Army; Lieutenant Colonel 3. Multiple previous academic appointments - currently Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine - Inova Fairfax Hospital Campus with ongoing teaching and supervisory responsibilities 4. Senior Partner; Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia - full time clinical nephrology practice (1998-2021) 5. Currently Associate Chief Medical Correspondent WVGB 94.5 FM (Beaufort, SC) and world wide by internet application - multiple types of programming responsibilities 6 Multiple committee and medical staff roles at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Annandale, Virginia) to include Chief of Nephrology Division and Medical Director of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit (1998-2021) 7. Medical Director of two DaVita Hemodialysis units (1998-2021) 8. Multiple medical society Fellowships, medical journal editorial board membership...

Mohit Girotra, MD, FACP

Seattle, Washington
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - ERCP, EUS, EGD, Colonoscopy, Dilation, GI Bleeding, Perforation, Pancreatitis, GI cancers (Esophageal/Gastric/Liver/Pancreas), Indications & Complications, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Ds, Barrett's, Hepatology, Ischemic bowel, Cholangitis, PSC, Gallbladder Ds, Biliary emergencies, Pancreas cyst
Dr. Mohit Girotra is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and currently practices as Consultant Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic Endoscopist at the Digestive Health Institute of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. His areas of clinical and research focus include pancreas-biliary diseases, GI endoscopy and advanced endoscopic technique/procedures. Dr. Girotra is extensively published in several areas of Gastroenterology (including over 100 manuscripts and 100 abstracts), in addition to being an invited speaker at several national and international conferences. He is a member of AGA, ACG and ASGE and serves on several boards in these national organizations. He currently serves on the editorial board of 2 journals, serves as peer reviewer for more than 10 high-impact journals, and served as a guest co-editor for a two special journal editions focused on advanced endoscopic techniques. Dr. Girotra also serves as abstract reviewer for national (ACG and DDW...

Michael Schiesser, MD

TWISP, Washington
Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine - Addiction, Pain, Urine Drug, Family law, impairment, wrongful death, custody, Informed consent, Methadone, suboxone, buprenorphine, naloxone, opioids, overdose, fentanyl, heroin, alcohol, methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine
A respected physician leader and seasoned expert, Dr. Schiesser is national leader in issues of addiction medicine, pain care, and clinical standards for medications prone to abuse. Since 2005, he has successfully particiapted in numorous civil trials for both plaintiff and defense, as well as serving as an expert in criminal defense and prosecution cases. He is frequently consulted in matters of child custody where a question of addiction or impairment is at issue. He has additionally been consulted to address standard of care and/or allegations of unprofessional conduct by physician license holders through the state medical commission. His patient advocacy resulted in changes in Washington State Law, Wa state licensing commission rules, and a Pulitzer Prize winning collaboration with the Seattle Times ("Methadone and the Politics of Pain"). He has authored dozens of live and web-based presentations for thousands of physicians across the United States, on issues of addiction and th...

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

Sammamish, Washington
Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Dialysis, renal transplant, immunosuppression, prescribing/dispensing errors, kidney trauma, rhabdomyolysis, urosepsis, nursing home care, COVID-19, life care planning estimates, hyponatremia, complications from surgery, delayed diagnosis, and telemedicine.
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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