Obesity Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of obesity expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on obesity and related issues. Obesity 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 obesity expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Obesity, Diabetes, Nutrition, Bariatric Surgery, Hypoglycemia, Testosterone, Gastric Bypass, Insulin Pumps, Adrenal, Allergies, Asthma, Bariatrics, Behavior, Child Abuse, and Children.

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William J Suggs, MD FACS FASMBS Alabama Bariatrics

Decatur, Alabama
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery - Gastric bypass, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, gastrointestinal, GI, sleeve, laparoscopic, morbidly obese, weight loss surgery, bariatrics, obesity
I am a full-time, board certified surgeon with a fellowship in bariatric surgery, specializing in complex bariatric cases. I have performed over 3000 bariatric operations including intragastric balloons, as well as many, many other related procedures. I also spend a considerable amount of time teaching, and am an associate professor of surgery at our regional medical school as well as serve as the Director of Medical Education for our hospital's medical student teaching program. I have reviewed over 30 cases in the last decade, have issued written reports, given numerous depositions, and testified in court as an expert witness. I have served on hospital peer-review committees and executive committees, the board of our state medical society and state board of medical examiners, published peer-reviewed articles, and am currently a surveyor for a national surgical quality accreditation program. I limit my expert witness services to bariatric surgery cases and general surgery complicati...

Joshua Barton, MD

Arizona
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Redondo Beach, California
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Teens, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Outpatient, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine
Dr. Jennie W. Gary is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a busy outpatient community pediatrics clinic as a general pediatrician, where she sees thousands of patients annually. She also teaches and supervises pediatric residents on a bi-weekly basis. She participates in weekly CME activities and practices standard of care, evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

IVY-JOAN MADU, MD, Attorney Diabetes Associated Medical Group

ORANGE, California
Endocrinology, Diabetes - Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Hyper-and Hypothyroidism, Thyroid cancer,Osteoporosis, Pituitary, Adrenal, Hypertension, Cholesterol, Testosterone, Hypogonadism, Hypercalcemia, Hyper-hypoparathyroidism, Prolactin, Steroids, Aldosterone, Cortisol, Obesity, insulin pumps, PCOS.
1. Univ of Southern California-trained Board-Certified Endocrinologist 2. Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 3. Juris Doctor (JD) 4. Active diabetes/endocrinology clinical practice since 1995 5. Hospital Practice 6. Clinical Research Principal Investigator 7. Board of Directors Lestonnac Free Clinics 8. Medical Director of a Home Health Nursing services Dr. Madu has reviewed numerous charts for appropriateness of care for trial attorneys and for the California Medical Board and has appeared in court as an expert witness several times. Dr. Madu is detail-oriented, efficient and is available.

Milton Owens, MD

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Bariatric Surgery, Obesity - Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve, Morbidly Obese, Weight Loss Surgery, Bariatrics, Obesity, Foregut Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Band
Dr. Owens is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Owens is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and Medical Board of California. He specializes in bariatric and general/abdominal surgery for people suffering from morbid obesity. Dr. Owens is currently Medical Director of Bariatrics at Chapman Global Medical Center, and Coastal Center for Obesity and is Chief of Surgery Chapman Global Medical Center. He is a current or past member of various professional societies. Dr. Owens has an extensive list of Academic Appointments ranging from 1974 to present. He has served on Editorial Boards and has more than 45 Journal Publications, published books, numerous Book Chapters and has appeared on TV and Radio. He has a patent for a Kidney Insulating Device which was granted in February 1980. For more information see: http://coastalobesity.com/Coastal-Center-For-Obesity-Information/Meet-Dr-Milton-Owens...

Peter D Vash, MD, MPH

Los Angeles, California
Obesity, Endocrinology - Endocrinology, Type 2 Diabetes, the Overweight Condition and Obesity, Nutrition, Weight Loss Management, Diabetes Complications, Overweight Surgery Complications, Bariatric Surgery, Overweight and Obesity Complications, Obesity Medicine Complications
Peter D. Vash, MD, M.P.H., FACE., is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, emeritus, at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Medical Center, earned a Masters of Public health at the UCLA School of Public Health, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Past President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians; Board Certified in in Internal Medicine specializing in Endocrinology and Metabolism with an emphasis on Obesity Medicine. He is Diplomate and Board Certified in Obesity Medicine. Dr. Vash testified as an invited expert witness before a Senate Sub-Committee on Nutrition in Medical Schools and in Clinical Practice. He has served as an expert reviewer for the State of California Medical Board. He has extensive clinical experience treating overweight and obese patients, post bariatric surgical patients and patients with type 2 diabetes and those with diabetic complications. He Served on the Board of Shape Magazine whe...

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, FASCRS Sasse Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Florida
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

Joshua Barton, MD

Eagle, Idaho
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

PHILIP LEVIN, MD Bay West Endocrinology LLC

Baltimore, Maryland
Diabetes, Endocrinology - Diabetes, thyroid , osteoporosis, Hypoglycemia , Thyroid cancer, Hyponatremia, Pituitary Disorders, Cardiovascular, lipid disorders, Calcium disorders, Pharmaceutical Drug and Device safety, Clinical research, Obesity, Hormonal therapies, Testosterone , Workplace accommodations ,
Actively practicing in large Endocrinology group, Asst. Professor Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Director Institutional review board at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Extensive clinical medical research experience, Experienced with defense and plaintiff cases. Post MD Residencies and Fellowships at Yale Medical Center and affiliates, Georgetown University Medical Center, Ohio State Medical Center, NIH. Board Certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine

Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Holliday Consulting, LLC

St. Charles, Minnesota
Nutrition, Food - Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian/Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison/Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety, Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition, Food Label/Labeling, Correctional Healthcare, Food Poisoning, Food Adulteration, Health Claims, Public Health
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over 15 years. For more than 12 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has served as the Chief of Nutrition and Dietetics for the Federal Bureau of Prisons since 2013. In 2021, he was selected by the U.S. Surgeon General to serve as the Chief Dietitian Officer for the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Holliday has extensive experience and knowledge working with government senior executive staff and attorneys on in-depth nutrition and dietetic matters and providing foreign and domestic intergovernmental legal and budgetary communications including, Senatorial, Congressional, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and Office of the President responses. Dr. Holliday has numerous peer-reviewed publications, extensive international and national public speaking experience, and experience consulting with private law firms...

Kent C Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, FASCRS Sasse Surgical, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Reno, Nevada
Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery - Bariatric Surgery Program Director, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hernia, Mesh, Obesity, Diabetes, Surgical Devices, Endoscopy, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic stent, Gastric Balloon, Cancer Surgery, Wound Management, Sepsis, Colostomy, Hiatal hernia, Fundoplication
Thought leader and 20+ years service as Medical Director of a Nationally Accredited Bariatric Center; Performed over 5,000 Bariatric Surgical procedures; Highly experienced expert case reviewer and witness with over 100 case reviews for Nevada State Medical Board and US Air Force; over 25 depositions and trials, Author of the books Outpatient Weight Loss Surgery and The type 2 Diabetes Cure, Inventor and patent holder of bariatric surgical device. Experienced surgeon in areas of bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, reoperative surgery, revisional surgery, hiatal hernia, wound care, biologics, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett's esophagus, hernia and mesh, endoscopic stenting, leaks, and solving complications. Top of class AOA medical school graduate from the University of California San Francisco, published research scientist, award-winning teacher and surgeon. San Francisco and Boston trained - UCSF General Surgery Residency, and Boston ...

Peter Goulden, MD, FRCP, PGCE, CIME

Bronxville, New York
Diabetes, Endocrinology - Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetic complications, Obesity, Diabetic Education, Metabolic Medicine, Thyroid, Adrenal, Foot ulcers, Testosterone, Hypoglycemia, Insulin Pumps
Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) by A B I M E Track record in leadership roles: Division Chief, Mount Sinai Morningside & West; U.A.M.S. Service Line Lead for Endocrinology, West Kent Diabetes Champion & Network Chair, U.K., Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Director, U.K., Royal College Tutor, U.K. Nine year’s experience as an academic endocrinologist at University & V.A. hospitals in addition to six years of experience as a clinical leader in endocrinology in the U.K. Over $2 million in grant funding. A.B.I.M. Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 2016 (Faculty A.C.G.M.E. Pathway) A.B.I.M. Board Certified in Endocrinology since 2017 (Faculty A.C.G.M.E. Pathway) Dual U.K. Board Certified in Endocrinology & Diabetes / Internal Medicine since 2006 15 years clinical experience in academic endocrinology, obesity & diabetes Leadership roles within hierarchical and multidisciplinary teams Proven effectiveness as a clinical educator at an academic medica...

Carey Williams, MD, MPH, FAAP

Greensboro, North Carolina
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, Sexual/child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine, ADHD
Dr. Carey C. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a large suburban outpatient pediatrics clinic which serves 16,000+ patients from birth to 19 years of age. As a general pediatrician, she sees thousands of patients annually for acute and preventive care, and regularly rounds in the newborn nursery. She serves as lead physician for clinic- and community-based quality improvement initiatives, participates in regular CME activities, and practices evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She also teaches and supervises medical students on a regular basis.

Timothy D Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, HCEDS Medical University of South Carolina

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Medical malpractice: plaintiff and defense cases. Trauma-related disorders: PTSD/complex PTSD, dissociative disorders. Mood disorders, substance use disorders, eating disorders, food addiction, obesity, ADHD, OCD. Child-adolescent & adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Brewerton is Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he has a private practice and conducts research. He has achieved board certifications in general, child/adolescent & forensic psychiatry, & addiction medicine. He is: Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry; Founding Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders; Founding member/former president of the Eating Disorders Research Society; author of >170 articles/book chapters on many topics in psychiatry, including eating and related disorders, psychopharmacology, neurobiology, posttraumatic stress, dissociation & the effects of childhood sexual/physical abuse; Editor of the Clinical Handbook of Eating Disorders: An Integrated Approach (2004), Co-editor of Eating Disorders, Addictions, and Substance Use Disorders: Research, Clinical & Treatment ...

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.

Joshua Barton, MD

Texas
General Surgery, Obesity - Liver surgery, hepatic surgery, pancreas surgery, pancreatic surgery, bile duct, hepatobiliary, bariatric

Erin D. Roe, MD, MBA, FACP

Dallas, Texas
Obesity, Endocrinology - Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Obesity and overweight, Weight loss, Nutrition, Bariatric Medicine, Hormones, Insulin pumps, Testosterone, Estrogen, Hormone replacement therapy
Internal Medicine Residency: Duke University Endocrinology Fellowship: Univ Texas Southwestern, Dallas Board certifications: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Obesity Medicine

SAIMA SIDDIQUI, MD

San Antonio, Texas
Family Medicine, Obesity - Family Medicine, General Practice, Standards of care, Nursing home, Hospice and palliative care, Acute Care, Emergency care, 35 years experience Associate professor
I am a board certified clinician (35 years) with fellowships and experience of working in different countries with multicultural population. For last 17 years I am teaching and training undergraduate and medical students and residents (physicians in training) in hospital and clinic settings. I am a researcher with masters in clinical investigation and grant generating program fellowship. I teach research methods to students and residents. I am author of several grants and award winning publications in peer reviewed journals, national and international conferences. I have served on several regional, national and international committees and carried out quality assurance projects. I am medical director for CVS clinics and supervise nurse practitioners and physician assistants for last several years. I have developed a weight loss program specifically for low income and underserved population. There are only two programs in US with same setting (Physician, Dietitian, Psychologist). I ...
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