Obstetrical Anesthesiology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of obstetrical anesthesiology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on obstetrical anesthesiology and related issues. Obstetrical anesthesiology 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 obstetrical anesthesiology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Hypoxia, Intubation, Nerve Block, Sedation, Airway Management, Airway Trauma, Alternate Site Anesthesiology, Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, Arterial Lines, Awareness Under Anesthesia, Central Lines, Central Venous Catheter, Critical Care, and Difficult Airway.

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Stephen Garber, MD

Laguna Woods , California
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - nerve injury from epidural, failed spinal anesthesia, failed intubation, maternal hemorrhage, maternal cardiac arrest, local anesthesia toxicity, total spinal anesthesia, respiratory arrest, seizure related to anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, permanent neurological injury, post partum bleed
Fellowship trained Obstetric Anesthesiologist at a Level III Labor and Delivery Center for 30+ years. Have performed over 15,000 regional anesthetics, which include epidural and spinal anesthetics. I have been responsible for Best Practices at our institution, and the point person for two successful Center of Excellence designations through the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. During my tenure I have brought many innovations to our practice, some of which include: transition from epidural to spinal anesthesia for Cesarean Section, patient controlled epidural infusions (PCEA), difficult airway equipment, combined spinal epidural for labor (CSE), rapid infusion equipment for maternal hemorrhage, point of care rapid hemoglobin assessment, handheld portable ultrasound device for difficult epidural placement, Early Recovery After Surgery protocol (ERAS), initiated TAP blocks with long acting local anesthetic after CS, and reduced opioid use by over 80%. We are a referra...

Anne Shapiro, DO, MAS

San Diego, California
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - General, Main OR, Anesthesia, Spinal, Obstetric, Epidural, L&D, Neuraxial, Labor and Delivery
Dr. Shapiro is a board certified and licensed Attending Anesthesiologist with a Fellowship in High-Risk Obstetric Anesthesia.  She has been in practice for over 14 years and has placed her professional focus on Main OR Anesthesia and Labor & Delivery Anesthesia. She is sought for her opinion by Anesthesiologists, Surgeons and Obstetricians alike, as she is a realist who demonstrates good clinical judgement with a unique expertise within the field of Obstetric Anesthesia. 

Eric A Harris, MD, MBA University of Miami / Miller School of Medicine

Weston, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - alternate site anesthesiology, sedation, obstetric anesthesiology, non-operating room anesthesia, neuroanesthesia
I have been in academic practice for over 26 years and currently serve at the rank of Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology. I have been the director of the alternate site anesthesiology service at our institution for 23 years. My primary areas of expertise are pediatric anesthesiology, obstetric anesthesiology, and sedation and anesthesia for cases performed outside of the operating room (radiology suites, GI station, etc.) However, I have extensive experience in all areas of anesthesiology with the exception of cardiac anesthesiology and chronic pain management. I am board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, as well as sub-specialty boarded in pediatric anesthesiology. I am fluent in English and conversational in Spanish and French, and have excellent writing skills and numerous publications. I have over 15 years of deposition and trial experience. Due to a contractual obligation, I am unable to serve as an expert witness for plaintiffs in the state ...

Shivon Abdullah, MD

Bettendorf, Iowa
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway, Hypotension, hypoxia, heart attack, stroke, Nerve Injury, Nerve Block, OR fires, intubation, extubation, recovery room, informed consent, airway trauma, central venous catheter, sedation, central lines, arterial lines, postoperative, intraoperative complications, sleep apnea
Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Licensed in 3 states. Diverse practice experience. My practice is diverse and includes perioperative of adult and pediatric patients in and out of the operating room for various surgical indications and procedures. I also provide anesthetic care for remote and non surgical indications such as anesthesia sedation for imaging and psychiatric procedures. My practice includes the treatment of obstetric patients and the various obstetric emergencies. I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and experience of the practice of Anesthesiology and aiding my clients in their claims. My biggest strengths are my ability to understand and simplify situations and events for my clients. Also my ability to clearly and confidently answer questions and understand principles and practices of anesthesia come handy in depositions and cross examinations.

Hilary Gallin, MD, MBA

New York, New York
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology - complications from epidurals, failed spinal anesthesia, maternal hemorrhage, maternal cardiac arrest, failed intubation, post partum hemorrhage. I am a full time practicing anesthesiologist at Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork - Presbyterian Hospital with a practice split between obstetric anesthesia, general surgery, ENT, IR, and GI. I completed my anesthesiology residency and obstetric anesthesia fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and earned my MD from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. My commitment to excellence extends beyond the operating room as I actively serve on the quality and safety committee for my hospital.

JOHN A SEITZ, MD

New York, New York
Obstetrical Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - obstetric anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, nerve block, regional anesthesia, outpatient anesthesiology, preoperative evaluation, postoperative care, general anesthesia, office based anesthesia, peripheral nerve injury, hypoxia, intubation, airway management, critical care, intensive care, monitoring
Dr. John Seitz is a New York City based anesthesiologist with over 16 years of experience as an actively practicing anesthesiologist in Manhattan. Dr Seitz received his bachelors degree at The University of Pennsylvania in Chemical Engineering with a minor in psychology. He did his anesthesiology training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He continued his career in New York and has been an attending anesthesiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital for the past 15 years on the upper east side of Manhattan. Dr Seitz is known for his communication skills and ability to quickly develop a rapport with his patients. His background in engineering, physics and psychology allows him to maintain a unique perspective on perioperative anesthesia care. Dr. Seitz while at Lenox Hill was known for his clinical acumen in obstetric anesthesia, anesthesia for ENT surgery, bariatric surgery, gynecologic surgery, endoscopy, plastic surgery, and orthopedic surgery. His ability to make qui...

Anne Shapiro, DO, MAS

New York
Anesthesiology, Obstetrical Anesthesiology - General, Main OR, Anesthesia, Spinal, Obstetric, Epidural, L&D, Neuraxial, Labor and Delivery
Dr. Shapiro is a board certified and licensed Attending Anesthesiologist with a Fellowship in High-Risk Obstetric Anesthesia.  She has been in practice for over 14 years and has placed her professional focus on Main OR Anesthesia and Labor & Delivery Anesthesia. She is sought for her opinion by Anesthesiologists, Surgeons and Obstetricians alike, as she is a realist who demonstrates good clinical judgement with a unique expertise within the field of Obstetric Anesthesia. 
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