Nurse Practitioner Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of nurse practitioner expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on nurse practitioner and related issues. Nurse practitioner 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 nurse practitioner expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Nurse Practitioner, Personal Injury, Sepsis, Np, Nurse, Pneumonia, Standard Of Care, Urgent Care, Family Medicine, Legal Nurse Consultant, Primary Care, RN, Wrongful Death, Acute Care, and Cardiology.

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

Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Women's Wellness, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse, Medical Aesthetics
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 17 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Professor Kristen E. Rawlett, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, CNE KER Consulting

Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Kidney Failure, Colon & Rectal Cancers, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioids, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Influenza, Pericarditis, Nursing Education, Deep Vein Thrombosis
As a Family Nurse Practitioner thought leader and Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP), a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) with an active clinical practice, I have the skills, knowledge and experience to provide excellent expert witness services. I am an Associate Professor who teaches Nurse Practitioner students and develops nursing curriculum across programs and a highly regarded Nursing expert in primary care. Case experience includes: Substance use, Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Fetal Death, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioid Use, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes & Standards of Care. Expert witness experience includes over 40 case reviews as well as deposition and trial testimony. I have been been a Registered Nurse for 28 years and has multiple peer-reviewed publications along with research & educa...

Jonathan D Pender, NP Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat

Otolaryngology, Nurse Practitioner - ENT Nurse Practitioner, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioner, Facial Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Jonathan D. Pender, ACNP is a Johns Hopkins trained, board-certified, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) licensed in Virginia. Since 2014, he has divided his time about 50:50 between the specialties of otolaryngology (ear nose and throat) and urgent care. Mr. Pender is currently employed full-time with Richmond ENT and practices emergency medicine about 5 days per month. Mr. Pender performs medical record reviews and independent medical examinations within the specialties of otolaryngology, primary care, and emergency medicine. He can testify with standard of care opinions regarding nurse practitioners and physician assistants (PA) working in these fields. Common ENT consultations include the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), neck masses, and head and neck cancer. Mr. Pender’s current emergency medicine and primary care experience includes workplace in...

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

Seal 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...

Julie E. Myers, RN, PHN, FNP-BC CaNPA Solutions

San Diego, California
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, MRSA, MDRO, bacteremia, sepsis, endocarditis, fungal disease, UTI, pneumonia, orthopedic infections, hardware associated infections, wound infection, abdominal infection, epidural abscess
Actively working in the hospital setting focused on infectious diseases for the last eight years with a strong understanding of internal medicine and ICU medicine. Greater than 10 years experience as both a RN and nurse practitioner working both inpatient and outpatient with complex cardiovascular disease patients in pursuit of medical, interventional, and surgical care. I am well versed in explaining what is happening in the body and can give understandable analogies to patients and their families. I can also help explain these processes to you as a medical record consultant and provide an opinion regarding causation of injury or death with comprehensive medical record analysis or as an expert witness.

Vera Juris - Provider of Nurse Expert Witnesses

San Diego, California
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Nursing, Nursing Malpractice, General Nursing Practices, Emergency Nursing, Board Certified, ANP, NP, RN, CRNA, CNM, Standard of Care, Expert Witness, LNC, Legal Nurse Consultant, Medical Record Review, Medical Records, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Wrongful Death
Vera Juris is a national medical-legal consulting firm that provides nurse expert witnesses and legal nurse consultants to medical malpractice, personal injury and medical product liability attorneys. We help both plaintiff and defense lawyers develop an informed understanding of the facts of healthcare delivery in medical cases and the resulting outcomes. Our team provides a complete array of medical-legal services related to medical record analysis and case reviews. We help attorneys cost-effectively achieve the best outcome for their clients by providing objective opinions on the quality of healthcare delivery. Unlike most solo medical-legal practices, the Vera Juris team includes seasoned nurse expert witnesses and legal nurse consultants with clinical experience in every medical specialty so that we can provide efficient expertise on every case. Vera Juris delivers compelling value to attorneys involved in medically-related litigation by: - Helping you develop the strongest ...

Christina A Sanders, MSN, RN, ANP-BC Vera Juris

San Diego, California
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Nursing, Nursing Malpractice, General Nursing Practices, Emergency Nursing, Board Certified, ANP, NP, RN, ARNP, CRNP, Standard of Care, Expert Witness, LNC, Legal Nurse Consultant, Medical Record Review, Medical Records, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Wrongful Death
Christina Sanders is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with bachelors and masters degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She serves as a nurse practitioner expert witness for both plaintiff and defense cases. During nursing school, Ms. Sanders received multiple awards for clinical expertise and academic excellence. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an adult nurse practitioner. She also received a bachelor’s degree in government with a concentration in public policy from the University of Notre Dame before starting nursing school. In 2003, she enrolled at the Vickie Milazzo Institute and completed the course work and examination to become a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. Christina Sanders has been a registered nurse since 1998 and nurse practitioner since 2000. She started her nursing career in the emergency department at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After completing her Masters in 2000, she began practicing as an adult nurse practiti...

Sidonia Szem, F-NP, RN

San Diego, California
Cardiovascular Disease, Nurse Practitioner - cardiac testing and interpretation, pacemakers, implantable loop recorder, EKG, Stress tests, CVL procedures, echocardiograms CV-ICU advanced therapies management: ECMO, IABP, CRRT, ventilator, Covid therapies, PPE and medication administration
I am originally from Slovakia. I completed my associate degree in nursing here and worked as a RN in the cardiovascular intensive care unit for 18 years. I hold a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degrees in nursing; most recent - Family NP (graduated in 2019). I obtained all my education and certifications in the USA. I have over twenty years of healthcare experience, eighteen of which were in leadership roles (interim manager, supervisor) combined with cardiovascular ICU nursing experience and PACU. I have been part of hospital teams working on prevention of hospital associated infections (medical devices, catheters, foleys, and skin issues). I actively participated in investigating root cause analysis of sentinel events in variety of medical settings. I also navigated (after accruing detailed medical and administrative facts) change in nursing workflow to avoid sentinel events in the ICU settings and improve hospital flow. I am proficient in using the general occurre...

Jacqueline Dibble, FNP- BC, APRN

Bethany, Connecticut
Otolaryngology, Nurse Practitioner - Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, ENT, Otolaryngology, Surgery, Family Nurse Practitioner
Jacqueline Dibble FNP-BC, I Worked as an RN for four years in Surgical Oncology as a floor nurse caring for patients post surgery after urological, endocrine, liver/pancreatic, and ENT surgeries. For the last 8 years I have worked as an APRN in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery. Experience in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery on the inpatient and outpatient setting and operating room. I have treated a wide variety of otolaryngology patients (Benign and cancer). I am currently still practicing at Yale New Haven Hospital/Smilow Cancer Center.

Chris McDermott, MSN, APRN-IP, AGPCNP-C, CLCP Intercoastal Consulting & Life Care Planning

Jacksonville, Florida
Life Care Planning, Nurse Practitioner - Life Care Planning, Certified Life Care Planner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care, Pain, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Auto Accident Injury, Personal Injury
Over 13 years of active clinical practice treating adult and gerontology patients including inpatient rehabilitation (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury), trauma/surgery, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Current practice involves interventional pain management and medical management of patients involved in personal injury, auto/trucking accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, premise liability, and/or slip and fall accidents. Board Certified as a Certified Life Care Planner from ICHCC. Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by American Association of Nurse Practitioners. I also hold the designation of an Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN-IP) in Florida. I offer life care planning services catering to both catastrophic and non-catastrophic injury cases. This includes managing cases involving acquired brain injuries, birth injuries, severe burns, multiple traumas, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuri...

Susan Minter, DNP, APRN Susan Minter DNP APRN LLC

Brooksville, Florida
Correctional Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner - correctional medicine, correctional nursing, nursing administration, nursing homes, rehabilitation, facilities, correctional standards of care, addiction, primary care, nursing standards of care, jails, prisons, medication adherence, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse
Doctorate prepared nurse practitioner from a leading university. Double board certified. Expert in medication adherence standards and audit trails. Currently practicing full-time as a primary care nurse practitioner at one of the largest jails in the country. 33 years' experience in healthcare, veteran USAF medical corps officer, leading expert consult for attorneys regarding correctional cases and standards of care for both jails and prisons, including high profile cases. Frequent national speaker at NCCHC conferences, and nurse practitioner AANP national conferences regarding current issues and standards of care for nurse practitioners and correctional staff. Published author regarding study for hypertension medication adherence. High level administration experience in both acute and post-acute settings, including wound care and nursing home standards of care.

Dr. Erin Rose, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC Erin Rose & Associates, Inc.

Naples, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - emergency medicine,critical care,trauma,stroke, cardiac arrest,nurse practitioner,acute care, medication errors,legal consulting,urgent care, cardiovascular,sepsis,record tampering,spinal injuries,sexual assault,abuse and neglect,ICU,personal injury, nurse,standard of care,surgical site infections
Dr. Rose is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experienced in critical care and emergency medicine. She has her doctorate degree and a subspecialty in cardiovascular. Her experience includes over 19 years of emergency, intensive care, flight nursing, and trauma (Level I & II). In addition to her clinical experience, she also holds an academic appointment as a professor at the University of South Alabama instructing both master's and doctorate courses. Dr. Rose has occupied the role of testifying expert and legal consultant on many cases with both plaintiff & defense including medical malpractice, mass tort, personal injury, worker’s compensation, product liability, and criminal cases across the United States. Legal consulting services include but are not limited to: screening cases for merit, medical record assessment, and case analysis, research and qualifying the validity of studies relied upon by all parties, interviewing plaintiff and defense clients/key witnesses/experts, a...

Sunny Sia, MBA, PMHNP-BC Holistic Medical Care Clinic LLC

BRANDON, Florida
Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry - Addiction, Adult child psychiatry, pediatric geriatric psychiatry, child custody, addiction psychiatric nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner, psychiatric disability evaluation, dual diagnosis, drug use, wrongful psychiatric hospital admission/discharge, Competency, Negligence, PTSD
Mr. Sunny Sia, MBA, PMHNP-BC, founder, practice owner and manager for Holistic Medical Care Clinic LLC., is a board-certified family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. His specialty includes adult & child psychiatry and addiction medicine. He has experience in providing expert testimony in psychiatric malpractice issues (inpatient and outpatient settings), child custody cases and has done court ordered evaluation for legal competency, guardianship, disability and Independent Medical Examinations. His strength is in providing objective case analysis and evaluation in either criminal or civil cases involving standards of care in psychiatric practice, adult competency and child custody case evaluations. Because of his depth and breadth of clinical experiences in addiction medicine and psychiatry, he is able to provide objective clinical judgments in cases involving drug use or issues involving addiction and psychiatric co-occurring disorders. Licensed in Florida,...

Dr. Michael D McMunn, NP, CCHP- Mental Health, CCHP- Advanced Standard of Care Determination

Macon, Georgia
Correctional Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner - Correctional Healthcare, ACA Standards, Affidavit of Merit, Affidavit of Meritorious Defense, Deliberate Indifference, Depositions - Live and Remote Video, Federal Rule 26 Expert Report, Medical Negligence, NCCHC Standards, Standard of Care, Testimony at Panel Hearing, Wrongful Death, NP, RN, LPN
Providing professional services in correctional healthcare legal proceedings. Specializing in nurse and nurse practitioner standard of care determination. Experience testifying: NP, CNS, PA, RN, LPN, CNA, MA and EMT practice. 150+ Recent Plaintiff and Defendant cases regarding: ACA Standards Affidavit of Merit (25+) Affidavit of Meritorious Defense Deliberate Indifference Depositions- Live & Remote (20+) Federal Rule 26 Report - Multiple States (50+) Medical Negligence NCCHC Standards Panel Hearing Testimony Preliminary Report Preliminary Opinion Pre-Settlement Review Pre-Suit Affidavit Regulatory Scope of Service Standard of Care Trial Testimony (Federal) Wrongful Death Death- Cancer, Cervical Injury- Cancer, Skin Death- Cancer, Skin Death- Cardiac Injury- Compartment Syndrome Death- Dehydration Injury- Diabetes Injury- Gastrointestinal Death- Gastrointestinal, Ileus Death- Gastrointestinal, Thrombosis Death- Gastrointestinal, Effusion Death- Hepatic Injury- Hepatitis C Inj...

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, Medical Aesthetics
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 17 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

David Talford, PA-C, MPAS

Meridian, Idaho
Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Medicine - Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Skin Cancer (Melanoma - Squamous Cell), University Clinical Faculty, Educator, Paramedic, Infection (Bacterial - Viral Fungal), Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Nurse Practitioner, NP PA
Mr. Talford, PA-C, MPAS is an experienced physician assistant clinician, PA educator & teacher. Expert opinion on standard of care is offered across the general spectrum of physician assistant practice. Areas of focus include, urgent care/emergency medicine, dermatology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and assists with referral when a particular disorder is outside scope of expertise. He provides chart review, analysis and testimony. As a published co-author in an international textbook on medical education; his work had been presented internationally and nationally on several occasions. Mr. Talford, graduated Alpha ETA from the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program, and brings well apportioned perspective and insight into physician assistant & nurse practitioner (Advanced Practice Provider) standard of care. A nationally certified, Idaho licensed physician assistant to include 15 years’ experience of university appointment graduate level physician assistan...

Jay O Book

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Sepsis, acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, acute stroke, heart attack, pneumonia, small bowel obstruction, pulmonary embolism, kidney stones, urinary retention, laceration repair, fracture reduction, stabilization and splinting.
I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. My previous experience includes 13 years as a registered nurse in emergency departments in Louisiana as well as contract ED work in Seattle, Phoenix, and St. Louis. I’ve been practicing as an APRN in Louisiana in a 38 bed emergency department where I currently serve as the clinical leader of the advanced practice providers of the department. During my time in emergency departments I have obtained experience in medical conditions across the ranging from cough and cold to cardiac and neurological emergencies. I have resided in Alexandria, LA with my family for the past 8 years.

Professor Kristen E. Rawlett, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, CNE KER Consulting

Bel Air, Maryland
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Kidney Failure, Colon & Rectal Cancers, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioids, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Influenza, Pericarditis, Nursing Education, Deep Vein Thrombosis
As a Family Nurse Practitioner thought leader and Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP), a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) with an active clinical practice, I have the skills, knowledge and experience to provide excellent expert witness services. I am an Associate Professor who teaches Nurse Practitioner students and develops nursing curriculum across programs and a highly regarded Nursing expert in primary care. Case experience includes: Substance use, Cardiovascular Disease, Lyme Disease, Stem-Cell Therapy, Pneumonia, Breast Cancer, Fetal Death, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Myocardial Infarction, Thyroid Storm, Opioid Use, Cerebral Aneurysm, Gestational Diabetes & Standards of Care. Expert witness experience includes over 40 case reviews as well as deposition and trial testimony. I have been been a Registered Nurse for 28 years and has multiple peer-reviewed publications along with research & educa...

Dianne H. Quadros, CNM, MSN

Hanson, Massachusetts
Midwife, Nurse Practitioner - Nurse-Midwifery, Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, Fetal Monitoring, obstetric nursing, labor management, nursing
I have worked on labor and delivery units since 1984. I have been practicing full-scope Nurse-Midwifery since 1990 and have concentrated my experience in intrapartum management. I celebrated my 5000th delivery in the fall of 2019. I have been a member of the Cesarean Section Review Committee for my practice since 2014 where I, along with the other two obstetrician members, review every primary Cesarean Section record and fetal heart tracing for opportunities for improvement.

Allison Thorn, MHA, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Thorn Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

MOSCOW MILLS, Missouri
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - retail health, acute care, telemedicine, telehealth, administration, virtual, nurse practitioner, nurse, leadership, legal nurse consultant, advanced practice provider, Family Nurse Practitioner
Allison Thorn is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center with over 20 years of diverse nursing and nurse practitioner experience. She is currently practicing in acute care (in-person and telemedicine) and administration in a large multi-regional health system. Her nursing and NP background includes labor and delivery, orthopedics and sports medicine, family medicine, acute care, chronic care management, rural health, retail health, leadership, administration, and telemedicine. She was most recently part of a team that built a new telemedicine service for the hospital system and is now the Director of the department. She has active licenses in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. She has earned a Masters of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters in Health Administration degrees and has successfully completed all of the American Associate of Legal Nurse Consultants cou...

Erik C Lyons, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CLNC

North Bellmore, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Primary Care, Nursing, RN, Critical Care, CCRN, Legal Nurse Consultant, CLNC, Nursing Standards of Care, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Malpractice, Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, Wrongful Death, Work Injury.
Board certified Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, NP-C. Independent and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) / Nurse Practitioner Consultant to The Legal Profession. Provides informed professional opinions, including an array of services and strategy to attorneys as an Expert Witness and Consulting Expert. Currently serves as the Nurse Practitioner in Electrophysiology / Cardiology at one of Long Island’s most recognized Hospitals. Advanced knowledge of cardiac rhythms and intra-cardiac rhythm devices, including the analysis of pacemakers and defibrillators in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Serves as surgical first assist during intra-cardiac device implantation, comprehensive rhythm studies and ablation procedures. Performs surgical incision / dermatological closure for device implants. Extensive experience in Critical Care, Telemetry, and Medical Surgical Nursing with 8+ years of direct patient care. Served as Assistant Nurse Manager and Rapid Response Nurse while...

Karen L Lefler, MSN/Ed, NNP-BC, LNC ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC

Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy
36 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 27 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport

Nicole Morris, MSN, NP-C Med Legal Pro LLC

Defiance, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management - Medicine - neck pain, back pain, chronic pain, nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, joint injections, trigger point injections, spinal injections, opioids, opioid overdose, pain medications, post-operative pain, epidural steroid injection, ESI, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS
Pain management nurse practitioner in active clinical practice. Former clinical instructor. Extensive experience treating chronic neck and back pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis.

Seana Rutherford, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CWS, WCC Legal Wound Care Consulting

Brooklyn, Ohio
Wound Care, Nurse Practitioner - pressure injuries, vascular wounds, non-healing wounds, burns, atypical ulcer, nursing homes, arterial ulcers, biologics, osteomyelitis, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers, negative pressure wound therapy, wound infection, decubitus ulcers, lymphedema, surgical wounds, wound debridement
The founder of Legal Expert Wound Care Consultants, Seana has been a licensed nurse for the past 15 years, and a working Nurse Practitioner since 2015. Overseeing our team of clinicians, Seana is distinctively qualified as a Certified Wound Specialist under the American Board of Wound Management and is also Wound Care Certification under the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy, where she is a Clinical Preceptor. Her experience is extensive across the continuum of care with clinical experience in hospitals, home care, long-term care, and domiciliary care settings. As a Nurse Practitioner, Seana’s clinical practice continues to be based in wound care today. She functions as a Nurse Practitioner treating both acute and chronic wounds in patients across the lifespan, primarily focused in the long-term care setting. Her education, training, and experience have made her intently familiar with the standards of care applicable to cases involving patient wound care management — e...

Kristen A Harris, FNP Advanced Practice Medical Legal Consulting

Portland, Oregon
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine - Family Medicine, Sepsis, Stroke, MI, heart attack, Infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism (PE), Medication Error, falls, urgent care, failure to refer, cancer, torsion, abscess, appendicitis, pneumonia, drug toxicity, aortic dissection, failure to diagnose, ectopic pregnancy, EMTALA
Board certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in active clinical practice. Extensive emergency room experience as well as outpatient clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, urgent care and telemedicine. Highly experienced expert witness. Licensed in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Florida

Lisa Colasurdo, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Colasurdo Consulting, LLC

Boiling Springs, South Carolina
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Expert Witness Testimony, Standard of Care, Case Merit, Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, Family Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, NP, Urgent Care, Immediate Care Center, Personal Injury, General Nursing Practice, Legal Nurse Consultant
Lisa Colasurdo is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Clemson University and her Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing. Ms. Colasurdo is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been providing expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense cases since 2016. Lisa Colasurdo graduated from Clemson University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her nursing career as a floor nurse on a step-down unit. She then transitioned to working in the Surgery/Endoscopy Department as well as in the Emergency Department. Ms. Colasurdo earned her Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina School of Nursing in 2000. After completing her Masters, she became a Nursing Instructor at Lander University from 2000-2001, teaching Medical-Surgical and Critical Care Nursing courses. I...

Kate Wise, DNP

Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse - pediatrics, family medicine, inpatient, outpatient, critical care, urology, nephrology, child abuse, developmental disabilities, surgery, general practice, medical management, genetics, nutrition, obesity, pain management, radiology, physician assistant, spine surgery, pediatric urology, wounds
I am a board certified Family medicine nurse practitioner with over 16 years of experience in the nursing field. My background encompasses critical care, inpatient and outpatient nursing, family medicine, and extensive pediatric specialty experience. I have been requested as a guest speaker for both doctoral level students and various specialty conferences over the years. I am proficient in medical chart reviewing, and my work as both an RN and as a medical provider gives me a unique perspective to bring as an expert witness. My exceptional oral and written skills as well as outstanding time management serve as a significant benefit to the attorney and case at hand. I am enthusiastic to save the attorney both time and money while providing excellent expert witness services.

Leslie Johanson, MSN RN CPNP

Flower Mound, Texas
Pediatrics, Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, pediatrics, nursing protocol, acute care review, medical malpractice, health concerns of LGTBQ youth, medical chart review
Leslie Johanson is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, a mid-level provider for ten years. She has national certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for primary care through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. In Texas, she has had unencumbered nurse practitioner and registered nurse licenses since July 2012 and February 2007, respectively. She is also a nursing professor at Dallas College, due to chair pediatrics in Fall 2023. You may view her profile and latest CV at her LinkedIn page: http://linkedin.com/in/leslie-johanson-99b95411a Cases: Chart review, consultation, contract of retainment 06/23/2022 from the US Attorney of Mississippi, Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-337-TBM-RPM. Written report and chart review 2/12/2020, Civil action No. 2:18-CV-82-D-BR, for Casey S. Erick, Attorney, Dallas, TX.. Report written and chart review for Reid Byrd, Attorney, Little Rock, AR. June 18, 2021 (case ongoing, due for deposition).

Jonathan D Pender, NP Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat

Richmond , Virginia
Otolaryngology, Nurse Practitioner - ENT Nurse Practitioner, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioner, Facial Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Jonathan D. Pender, ACNP is a Johns Hopkins trained, board-certified, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) licensed in Virginia. Since 2014, he has divided his time about 50:50 between the specialties of otolaryngology (ear nose and throat) and urgent care. Mr. Pender is currently employed full-time with Richmond ENT and practices emergency medicine about 5 days per month. Mr. Pender performs medical record reviews and independent medical examinations within the specialties of otolaryngology, primary care, and emergency medicine. He can testify with standard of care opinions regarding nurse practitioners and physician assistants (PA) working in these fields. Common ENT consultations include the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), neck masses, and head and neck cancer. Mr. Pender’s current emergency medicine and primary care experience includes workplace in...

Mary D. Moller, PhD(h), DNP, MSN, BSN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN NurSeminars, Inc

Gig Harbor, Washington
Psychiatry, Nurse Practitioner - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Suicide, Adult ADHD, Addictions, Psychopharmacology, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, Outpatient treatment, Group therapy, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner education
I am an advanced registered nurse practitioner dually certified as a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric–mental health nursing and a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner. I am Prof Emerita at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA where I developed and coordinated the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice program. I am Dir of Psychiatric Svcs at Northwest Integrated Health, a substance abuse treatment center, in Tacoma, WA where I practice 12 hours/week as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. From January 2009 to August 2014, I was Director of the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty at the Yale University School of Nursing. I was owner of my own psychiatric clinic from 1992-2008. I have authored more than 80 articles, book chapters, training manuals, policy statements, and am co-author of a best-selling undergraduate psychiatric nursing textbook published by Pearson that received a 2020 American Journal of Nursing Book o...

Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, PhD, M.Ed, MPAS, DFAAPA PA Experts Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physician Assistant, General Practice - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Expert Witness Referrals, PAs, NPs, and RNs, nurse, sitter, nursing home, long term care, assisted living, memory care, EMT, CRNA, CNM, PT.
Dr. Nicholson is a 30 years practicing PA, PA Educator and experienced legal consultant. He can testify himself for PAs and NPs as well as provide other PA, NP and RNs. Malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition and testimony for all medical specialties. Dr. Nicholson is a recognized leader in the PA profession and recognized expert on PA malpractice. He can either help you personally or provide the right expert, usually within 24 hours. Current CV Highlights: Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants; President, American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine; Membership Commission, AAPA; Delegate, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants; Board of Directors, Hillside Health Care International Mission Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Wisconsin – Madison PA Program Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Marquette University PA Program Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants President, PA Experts Netwo...
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