Nursing Homes Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of nursing homes expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on nursing homes and related issues. Nursing homes 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 nursing homes expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Nursing Homes, Geriatrics, Falls, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Bed Sores, Dementia, Restraints, Group Homes, Medical Malpractice, Pressure Ulcer, Sepsis, and Skilled Nursing Facility.

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Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Rebekah R. Herrmann, R.N., VWCN, CCRP, VWCN

Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing home falls, fall prevention, care plans, choking, nurse, nursing home administration, nursing administration, clinical research coordinator, infection, skilled nursing facility
Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Nurse Leader. Clinical experience as Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Wound care certified. Extensive clinical research nursing experience at organizations include the Mayo Clinic and Cedars Sinai/UCLA. Clinical research experience includes reproductive endocrinology, surgery, oncology, and cardiology. Certified clinical research professional.

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Alabama
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

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...

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

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...

Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Stanley W Goldenberg, RPH, FASCP Strom and Associates, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing Homes, Consultant Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy, Long-Term Care, American Society Consultant Pharmacist, Geriatric, Senior Care Pharmacist, Nursing Home Medication, Emergency Medication, Pain Medicine-Management
Stan served for eight years on the California Board of Pharmacy (BoP), 2001-2008, and was president of that board from 2004-2006. During his BoP service he was deposed and acted as an expert witness on behalf of the Board of Pharmacy for the California Attorney General’s Office. His experience includes ownership of Commerce Pharmacy, a closed-door institutional long-term care pharmacy from 1970-1996, which grew to service 13,000 nursing-home beds and from 1980-1990 he owned and operated 13 nursing homes (1700 beds) in the Los Angeles area. Today, Stan is the president of Downey Plaza Pharmacy Long-Term Care Division and Director of Long Term Care for ModernHealthLTC Pharmacy, and an Expert Witness in Pharmacy. He is currently a board member of the California Council for the Advancement of Pharmacy (CCAP – Long-Term Care Rx Advocacy Group) and is also a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is a member of the California Pharmacists Association, the America...

Steven D. Kamajian, DO, CMD, FACOFP Solo Practitioner

Glendale, California
Nursing Homes, Hospice and Palliative Care - Geriatrics, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Managed Care & HMOs, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Personal Injury, Undue Influence
Experienced Expert. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews; Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs; Comprehensive Report Writing. Balanced plaintiff/defense work. References Available on Request. Dr. Kamajian has worked as a geriatrician, family physician, medical director, and hospice physician in Southern California since 1985. He is a past president and current board member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - California (ACOFPCA), which is the state chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Dr. Kamajian is a specialty peer reviewer in geriatrics, long-term care, and family medicine for ACOFPCA’s journal, Osteopathic Family Physician, which has a bi-monthly monthly print circulation of over 9,000. He attends to patients at several local skilled nursing facilities and multiple assisted living facilities. Dr.Kamajian is the Medical Director at Hillcrest Hospice in Bu...

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.

Elliott M. Stein, MD

Mill Valley, California
Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry - Contested wills and trusts, Testamentary capacity, Undue Influence, Geriatric Psychiatry, Elders & Elderly, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, nursing homes, assisted living, Medicare, Geriatric decision making capacity competency, Medical Documentation and Coding, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Psychosis
Clinical Professor (Voluntary), Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco; Geriatric Psychiatry, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center 2021 - Present. Psychiatric Consultant, San Francisco Towers life care community 2021- Present. Previously, Director of Psychiatry, Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010 – 2020. Previously in private practice of Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, 1977 – 2010, in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida. Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry and General Psychiatry. Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Distinguished Fellow, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Recipient of multiple awards and honors, including: 2004 Distinguished Alumnus University of Miami School of Medicine; 2003 Clinician of the Year from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry; 2001 Weinberg Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. President, American Association for Geriatric Psy...

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 200+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly known as American Medical Directors Association); Past Chair; Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; Editor Emeritus of Cari...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

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.

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...

Cathy H. Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, FAPTA Living Well With Dementia, LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Falls, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Functional Decline, Person-Centered Care, Standards of Care, Goals of Care, Long Term Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Resident Rights, Independent Living, Transfers, Restraints, Safety, Anti-psychotics, Home Health, Exercise, Pain
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist Geriatric Physical Therapy Thought Leader • President, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (APTA Geriatrics) • Past President, Delaware Physical Therapy Association (APTA Delaware) • Additional appointed or elected positions in o American Physical Therapy Association o APTA Geriatrics o APTA Delaware • Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association • Additional awards including: o Marilyn Moffat Leadership Award (APTA) o Joe Lucca Service Award (APTA Delaware) o Lucy Blair Service Award (APTA) o Joan Mills Award (APTA Geriatrics) o Clinical Educators Award (APTA Geriatrics) • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 1996 • Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer • 32 years clinical and academic teaching experience o Former faculty Universi...

MICHAEL A BRODIE, MBA, NHA MICHAEL BRODIE SENIOR PLACEMENT

PARKLAND, Florida
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Independent Living, Alzheimer's, Memory Care Communities, Senior Living
I specialize in Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Assisted Living, with over 30 years experience in Independent and Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Day Care and Secured Units of Assisted Living. I have 17 years of service as an expert witness in Florida and several other states. My experience and references are available on request. I served for 9 years on the AJAS - the national Board of Jewish Senior Communities, and as the Board Chair of Elder Service Resource Networks,Board Chair of Jewish Family Service of Broward, on the Board of Monarch Care, FHCA, and on multiple committees of several local and state and professional organizations. I run a Senior Placement Company which keeps me in constant contact with over 150 Independent and Assisted Living Communities in SE Florida.

Christopher M. Davey, MD, CWSP

St. Petersburg, Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, Assisted living, standards of care, pressure ulcers and other wounds, bedsores, falls, geriatrics, complex medical cases, cause of death issues, and Hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Davey trained as a pathologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, but since 1987 has practiced in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine in office, hospital, and nursing home settings. Dr. Davey has a special interest in wound diagnosis, prevention and treatment and is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management. He is also a trained Hyperbaric Specialist. Hyperbaric medicine is the treatment of severe wounds and other conditions using high pressure oxygen chambers. He was the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, as well as an active physician at the Edward White Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine until October 2014. He has also been a consultant for American Medical Technologies in Irvine, CA on wound care dressings. Dr. Davey is also a senior member of the Wound Healing Society in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Davey holds a current active medical license in the state of Florida. Dr. Davey is currently doing telemedicine wound care during...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

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.

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

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.

Ruth Iliuta, APRN, CNS BC, WOCN Veterans Health Administration

Dublin, Georgia
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure ulcers, chronic wounds, Colostomy, Ileostomy Urostomy, Nursing Home/Long Term Care, Hospital/Acute care, Standards of Care, Documentation, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS), CMS/F-tag 686, Geriatrics
Ruth Wilson Iliuta has an extensive background in Wound Care, Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention in Acute and Long Term Care areas. She has been a nurse for 40 years and certified in wound and ostomy care for 32 years. She has published research and review articles. She has served on the National Pressure Ulcer/Injury Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative and remains on the Office of Nursing Service Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Field Advisory Committee. She has prepared summary briefs for the Office of the Inspector General.

Gregg Davis, MD, MBA Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Princeton, Illinois
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse & neglect, nursing home decubitus ulcers, nursing home pneumonia, nursing home failure, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis
I am a board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience in the care of patients in office, hospital, emergency room, and nursing home settings. My skills include serving for thirty years as the medical director while providing direct care to thousands of patients at four skilled care nursing faculties. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, provide a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.

Sanford I. Finkel, MD

Wilmette, Illinois
Psychiatry, Nursing Homes - Geriatric psychiatry, contested wills, nursing home, competency, elder abuse, malpractice, undue influence, Alzheimer's disease, will contests, testamentary capacity, mental health, neuropsychiatry.
Dr. Finkel is an expert who works nationally specializing in aging and mental health (geriatric psychiatry). This includes contested wills, testamentary capacity, undue influence, malpractice, competency, nursing home litigation, personal injury, and criminal cases. He is the founder of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and co-founder of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Aging. Dr. Finkel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Chicago Medical School. He has over 40 years of clinical experience, has published more than 100 papers and chapters and has delivered over 1000 lectures, nationally and internationally.

Raymond W Pryor, MD, CWSP

Woodstock, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wounds in Nursing Homes, Pressure Sores, pressure ulcers, wound prevention, standard of care, dressing choices, debridement, offloading
For more than 12 years, Dr Pryor has maintained an active practice that is exclusive to the treatment of wounds in the nursing home and rehabilitation center setting. He has well over 65,000 documented patient encounters. Dr Pryor is Board certified by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) as a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP). In addition, Dr Pryor is a member of the ABWM Exam committee, where he helps review and author both the CWS and CWSP exams. Dr Pryor has assisted multiple clients who represented both plaintiff and defendants. Dr Pryor is prompt in his communication with clients via email, text and phone calls.

Taher Sobhy, MD medical practice

Gurnee, Illinois
General Practice, Family Medicine - Cancer Screening, Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Preventive Medicine, Botox, Cosmetic Medicine, Medical Management, Nursing Homes, DOT Exams
Taher Sobhy, MD, is a Board Certified Family Physician, with over 30 years of clinical experience in Primary Care Medicine. He is a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Chicago Medical School in Illinois. As president of the medical staff, he has extensive experience in Health Management. Dr. Sobhy is a Family Physician in clinical practice with more than 90% of his practice in direct patient care. Fluent in English,and Arabic, he has excellent oral and written communication skills. He has experience treating a pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. He regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, d...

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Zionsville, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Balance, Slip and Fall, Slip, Fall, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2007. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 44 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy and bone biology. Dr. Thompson’s research examines the mechanisms by which b...

William A. Lybarger, Ph.D.

Shreveport, Louisiana
Developmental Disabilities - Mental Retardation, Nursing Homes, Long Term Care, Group Homes, Intellectual Disabilities
Dr. Lybarger provides Standard of Care opinions related to quality of care and treatment provided by health, education and human service agencies. He has extensive training and experience in health and human service management, special education, wrongful employment, security practices, gender/age/disability mix administration, quality assurance, performance management and regulatory compliance. His casework includes personal injury, wrongful death, no-lock facility management, deficient practices in nursing care centers, assisted living centers, therapeutic foster care, community and residential mental retardation programs, private psychiatric facilities, juvenile treatment, special education and human resource management. He has Chaired over 200 Standard of Care staffing’s related to personal Injury and wrongful death. Dr. Lybarger has provided deposition testimony 35 times, trial testimony seven times and has been retained in 125 cases. [1] Retained as an expert witness in...

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.

Jared Bane, LNHA, MBA, CDP True Review, LLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Nursing Homes, Nursing Home Administration - Nursing Home, Nursing Homes, Dementia, Abuse, Pressure Wounds, Bed Sores, Neglect, Nursing Home Staffing, Wrongful Death, Fall and Fall Prevention, Failure to Prevent Accidents, Safety Hazards, COVID 19, Infection Control, Standards of Care, Nutrition, Dehydration, Sepsis, Affidavits of Merit
Nursing Home Leadership - 11+ Years in Nursing Home Leadership Roles - Executive Director – at multiple facilities - Operational excellence at multiple senior care and skilled nursing settings - 100+ bed, 300+ employee, $20M+ facilities both for-profit and non-profit COVID-19 Experience - Successfully managed and led a nursing home in Massachusetts through the COVID-19 crisis - Led facility infection control practices resulting in positive impact to COVID containment and mitigation - Additionally, resulting from Jared’s leadership, the facility scored 100% of DPH COVID-19 Infection Control Audit Regulatory Expertise - Expert at all aspects of Nursing Home Operation and Leadership - Knowledge of all Regulations including Abuse, Neglect, Substandard Care etc. - Expert in identifying Safe Provisions of Care and Appropriate Staffing Levels - Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification for Dementia Special Care Units and Sub-Acute Units Expert Witness Experience - Specially ...

David Friedler, LMHC, MPH David Friedler, LMHC, LLC

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Mental Health, Long Term Care - Standard of Care: Regulatory Compliance, Wrongful injury, Regulatory Standard of Care, Psychiatric Hospital; Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Group Homes, Assisted Living, Drug Alcohol Treatment Facilities CARF, Joint Commission, Hospital Regulation, Heath Care Regulation, Policy Compliance,
David Friedler, LMHC, MPH, LNHA , CNHA Emeritus has been employed as a psychotherapist and administrator in the long term care, clinical and behavioral health treatment arena for more than forty years. David Friedler’s substantial clinical and administrative expertise has been within the realm of employment as either a clinician or clinical director or administrator in nursing home care, psychiatric hospitals and drug and alcohol treatment facilities. He is licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Hampshire. He is a Certified Nursing Home Administrator Emeritus, Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Life Member of The Academy, ACHCA, and a Mentor for the ACHCA. Mr. Friedler has a particular specialty pertaining to treatment facility regulations, policies, and operational oversight of such treatment facilities. Specifically Mr...

Sheila Trugman, MD Tree of Life Healthcare Associates

Worcester, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Pain Control at end-of-life, Assisted Livings, Long-term Care, Wound Care, Dementia, Hospice & Palliative Care, Advanced Directives, Delirium, End of Life Care

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...

Rebekah R. Herrmann, R.N., VWCN, CCRP, VWCN

Theilman, Minnesota
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing home falls, fall prevention, care plans, choking, nurse, nursing home administration, nursing administration, clinical research coordinator, infection, skilled nursing facility
Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Nurse Leader. Clinical experience as Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Wound care certified. Extensive clinical research nursing experience at organizations include the Mayo Clinic and Cedars Sinai/UCLA. Clinical research experience includes reproductive endocrinology, surgery, oncology, and cardiology. Certified clinical research professional.

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...

Mike Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD (Yale and UCLA Trained Geriatrician)

Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss/Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI/Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care, Hospice & Palliative Care.
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Certified Medical Director in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. Double Fellowship trained in Geriatrics and Geriatric Medical Management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two-time student body/class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, skilled nursing facility medical director and hospice physician. Experienced expert witness.

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I am a Registered Nurse licensed in Arizona, California, and Colorado with a specialized knowledge, education, and experience working with the geriatric population, both in acute care and skilled nursing contexts. I have served the geriatric population for more than 27 years as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and registered nurse in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care facilities. I also have seven years of experience as a Case Manager in post-acute care management. I have worked in an administrative capacity as a supervisor/Charge Nurse, during which she supervised the nursing staff and in various clinical settings. I have received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2012, Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in 2014, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Grand Canyon University in 2017. I have also served as a mentor for the Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco since 20...

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Margo Kunze, RN, CDP

Belmar, New Jersey
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - assisted living, skilled nursing home, Memory Care units, care management, quality reviews, policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, electronic health records, pain management, fall prevention, state and federal regulations, medication safety, risk management, group homes, geriatrics.
Experienced nurse consultant with over 30 years of experience supervising operations in long-term care (nursing homes) and assisted living facilities. Areas of focus include regulatory compliance, policies and procedures, quality control, electronic health records, service/care planning, and staff management. Certified Assisted Living Administrator (ret). Certified Dementia Practitioner, Former Clinical Research Coordinator. Published author. Invited speaker.

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, , Injury, Assisted Living, Testify, Depositions, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse,
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Marjorie Risola, RN, BC, IPC, WOCN

Toms River, New Jersey
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - assisted living facilities, quality control, wound care, infection prevention, staff training, care planning, gerontology, record audits, wound vac, policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, fall prevention, medication safety, geriatrics, group homes, medical day centers, nursing standards
Broadly experienced nurse leader with expertise in long term care (nursing homes) and assisted living facilities for the elderly, and medical day centers for physically and mentally disabled adults. Professional focus on quality control, education, and training. Areas of focus include nursing staff training and education, record audits, care planning, infection prevention, and development of practice protocols. Long term care experience includes being a Nursing Director and a Charge Nurse. Certified in wound care, gerontology, and Infection Prevention. Licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Glen Rock , New Jersey
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

New Mexico
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Board-Certified in Orthopedics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts/textbook chapters -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy, I am also dual board-certified in Orthopedics and Geriatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have over 13 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am a full-time Professor and Director of Curriculum Integration & Delivery for the Doctor of Physical Therap...

Diane Meehan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CLNC Diane Meehan & Associates

Staten Island, New York
Nurse Practitioner, Legal Nurse Consulting - Pediatrics/Adult/Geriatrics, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Homes, Cardiology, Stroke, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Standard of Care, Diabetes, Surgery/Anesthesia, Cancer, IMEs
A clinically active Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Meehan’s experience includes Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane has 38 years of clinical experience in Hospitals, Long Term Care, Home Health, Primary Care and Academia, and is experienced as both a Testifying and Consulting Expert for the NY State Education Department, Office of Professional Discipline. Diane is a frequent Presenter, Mentor/Preceptor for NP Students, and is a published author with expertise in Pediatric Stroke and disability. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Diane will review and analyze your cases to assess merit, thereby saving you time and resources. She will prepare in-depth literature searches that will provide the foundation in your case development. Diane is proficient in summarizing medical records and in the preparation of reports to bolster your position. She is experienced in cases dealing with nursing malpractice, in pediatric adult/geriatric pat...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Astoria, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Georgia J Persky, RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC Georgia Persky Consulting

Harrison, New York
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing Administration, Ambulatory Surgery, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing, Traumatic Brain Injury, Hospital Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, Regulatory Compliance
Georgia J. Persky RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC, is a experienced nurse with over 40 years of broad adult care experience and 25 years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Persky served most recently as Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. For nine years, she was responsible for Patient Care Leadership and Risk and Quality Management for this 750 bed academic hospital. Currently, Dr. Persky serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity and as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Expert Witness for medical malpractice and personal injury cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: Nursing Standards of Care  Hospital Nursing Care  Nursing Home Care  Home Health Care  Wound Care  Extravasation of Intravenous Line  Brachial Plexus Injury  Traumatic Brain Injury  Assault patient and staff •Surgical and Perioperative Nursing •Quality and ...

Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director

Williamsville, New York
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Falls, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care
Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 27 years of experience, in active practice as a physician and Medical Director of skilled nursing facilities. Experienced in nursing homes, adult care facilities, hospitals and Veterans Administration hospital. Dr. Snyderman is currently Medical Director of 3 nursing facilities that are four to five-star rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. She has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teaching experience. Dr. Snyderman is an experi...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

New York
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

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.

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, hospital infection, pressure ulcer, bedsore, diabetic foot ulcer, leg ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, wound vac, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases and have over a decade of experience in both areas. I have worked in a variety of practice settings and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease-related cases. I teach medical students and perform peer reviews for one of the leading national wound care journals, "Advances in Skin & Wound Care." Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-Certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In addition, I hold certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. In 2022, I received a national award for Outstanding Contributions to Wound Care. While being detail-oriented, I am able to see the big picture of a case. I am apt at ana...

Selina Olomua, MSN, BSN, RN-BC Med Legal Pro

Salisbury, North Carolina
Psychiatry, Nursing Homes - behavioral health facility, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care behavioral health facility, developmental disability, intellectual disability, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, sedation, psychiatric care, director of nursing, nursing administration, group homes
Board-certified psychiatric nurse with leadership and clinical experience in a variety of practice settings. Experienced as a director of nursing and bedside nurse at behavioral health facilities, skilled nursing facilities and an intermediate care behavioral health facility serving patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Former clinical trial manager. Specialty Focus: behavioral health facility, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care behavioral health facility, developmental disability, intellectual disability, assisted living, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, sedation, psychiatric care, director of nursing, nursing administration, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, psychiatry, psychiatric nurse, psychiatric nursing, outpatient, inpatient, nursing home, dysphagia, assaults, biting, aggressive behavior, retardation

Donia Anderson, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

Rebecca L Strickland, MD

Bucyrus, Ohio
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Pressure Ulcer, Falls, Nutrition and Hydration, Chronic and Acute Pain Control, Alzheimer's Dementia, Competency, Elder Abuse, Delirium, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Assisted Living Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neglect
Dr. Strickland is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is an active clinician in her office, local hospital and nursing homes. She has 16+ years of experience as Medical Director of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center in Bucyrus, Ohio. Dr. She has previously reviewed medical-legal and criminal cases since 2009. She has worked with cases for both the Defense and Plaintiff with verbal and written reports, Affidavits of merit completed, depositions and testimony given. Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] or called to her cell at 419-569-0604.

Gregg J. Eichman, DO

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

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.

Patricia A Maisano, RN, DHs, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Mendenhall, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Special needs trust, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nursing, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care, Undue Influence
I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between meditations, arbitration, closed hearings and hearings / trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases have been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly ( financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups. I have done both plaintiff and defense I was on the forefront of case management in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I created the first national franchise ( IKOR) in the area of Advocacy, which covered the major cities in the US. I created the software for IKOR, Datikor. Datikor addressed HIPPA. I have also worked with attorneys as a consultant when have been considering cases and when t...

Kenneth C McCawley, RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP Med Legal Pro LLC

Spring Brook Township, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - Pressure ulcer, Pressure ulcer prevention, Arterial ulcer, Diabetic ulcer, Wound care, bed sores, pressure sores, nursing homes, nursing home falls, nursing home fall prevention, certified infection control preventionist through CMS, Certified Fall Prevention and Wound Care Specialist
Kenneth C McCawley RN, BSN, VWCN, CICP, CFPS has been a nurse since 1992 and is a Combat Decorated Military Veteran who was active and served as a “doc” in the field and a retired Major. He started the open heart program at CMC hospital in Scranton PA, has worked in trauma and ICU, has 20+ years experience as a successful Director of Nursing writing policies and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, and Senior Clinical Specialist for a national healthcare company. He is currently the director of nursing for a 120-bed rehab facility in Pennsylvania. Mr. McCawley has extensive experience in working in skilled nursing facilities where he deals with pressure ulcers, wound care, and nursing home falls. He has reviewed cases for attorneys on nursing home negligence and has certification as a wound care and fall prevention specialist.

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.

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

Jayesh B Shah, MD TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Hyperbaric Medicine, Pressure Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Ulcer, Unusual Wounds, Lymphedema, Geriatrics, Amputations, Nursing Homes, Venous Ulcer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Bed Sores, Long Term Care, Pressure sores, wound care medical director
Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Numerous leadership roles in multiple medical societies including Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Extensive public speaking experience – well over 150 invited presentations. Multiple time contributing author to Wound Care Certification Study Guide. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Awards include the Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the Field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, The Jefferson C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Experienced Medical Director for wound care services at two different facilities. Research interest in unusual wounds, transcutaneous oxygen studies, limb salvage, wound healing, offloading, prevention of ulcer recurrence, veno...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

Plano, Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Alan R Smith, MD, RPH, FAAFP Delta Family Medicine--Revere Health

Delta, Utah
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetrics, Extended Care Center, Skilled Nursing Care, Hospice Care, Outpatient Care, Inpatient Care, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Emergency Department Care, Pediatrics, Tonsillectomy, Hernia Repair, Medical Licensing Board,
I feel a responsibility to hold my fellow physicians, as well as myself, to a high standard of care. I likewise feel a responsibility to stand and defend the truth when care of a physician is in question. I have over 20 years of Expert Witness experience with >100 cases reviewed, >25 depositions, and >10 Court/Arbitration Testimonies. I am Board Certified as a Family Medicine Physician (American Board of Family Medicine) plus Board Certified by the American Board of Physicians and Surgeons. I serve the State of Utah as a member of the Utah Physician Licensing Board (2018 - Currently), plus I am a Fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. I have a full-time, full-spectrum Family Medicine Practice, including Obstetrics, Surgical Obstetrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Care, Extended Nursing Care, Long Term Care, Endoscopy (Colonoscopy and EGD), minor surgery (Vasectomy) and major surgery (Hernia Repair, Endometrial Ablation, Tonsillectomy,...
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