Pediatrics Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of pediatrics expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on pediatrics and related issues. Pediatrics 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 pediatrics expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Pediatrics, Sepsis, Child Abuse, Newborn, Asthma, Trauma, General Pediatrics, Stroke, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Diabetes, Infant, Meningitis, Standard Of Care, and Vaccines.

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Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM PME Consulting, LLC

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), TBI, Child Abuse, Munchausen (MSP), Respiratory Failure, Burn Care, Sepsis, Shock, Post-Op Care, Congenital Heart Disease, COVID, Meningitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Craniofacial Disorders, Cardiac Arrest, ECMO, Pediatric Asthma, Poisoning
Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor of Pediatrics at two esteemed medical universities. She is double-boarded by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care medicine. Her primary specialty has been Pediatric Critical Care medicine since 1990, and Dr. Bartholomew has practiced for decades in nearly every conceivable setting from state-of-the-art quaternary care centers, to large academic centers and level I trauma centers with very busy Pediatric Emergency Departments and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs). She has worked in many small and medium-sized community hospitals throughout the nation including Alaska, and has traveled around the world to serve patients in remote areas. Practice roles have consisted of Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Emergency C...

Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP

Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pedia...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Alabama
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Mahmood Alasmi, MD, MS, FAAP Neonatal experts, PLLC

BROWNSBORO, Alabama
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics - Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics. neonatal intensive care units, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, perinatal trauma
• Associate Professor of Pediatrics • Experienced Neonatologist for more than 20 years in both private and academic neonatology practices in all levels from Level 1 to Regional Medical Centers (Level IIIC). • More than 20 years’ experience as Medical Expert witness. . Director of Neonatal Services, Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville, Alabama . Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, VCOM (2016-present) • Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, Doernbechoer Children’s Hospital and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2013-2014) • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Neonatologist, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (2009-2012) • Served as Medical Director for the last 15 years, revising and managing care management plans, for large medical institutions. • Director of Pediatrics/Neonatology, Baylor/Richardson Medical Center (2000-2001) • Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Trai...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Alabama
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. 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, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Alexander Toledo, DO, Pharm.D, FAAEM, FAAP Pediatric Emergency Consultants

Gold Canyon, Arizona
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Toxicity, Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychiatric Emergencies, Procedural sedation, Pediatric procedural sedation, Emergency Department Violence, Pediatric Trauma, Pharmacokinetics, Medication Errors, Forensic Pharmacology, Forensic Image review, Age Estimation
Alexander Toledo, DO, PharmD, FAAEM, FAAP is the Owner of Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a specialty fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Alexander is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Child Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Creighton University in Phoenix, AZ. He currently practices Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Phoenix Children's Hospital and Emergency Medicine at Valleywise Health Medical Center. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with special interest in Pediatric Pharmacokinetics and Forensic Pharmacology Dr. Toledo is fluent in Spanish and experienced with chart review of Puerto Rico medical files. He is licensed in AZ and TX. Pediatric Emergency Consultants, LLC provides specialized consultation in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, and P...

Hilal S Abu-Zahra, MD

Loma Linda, California
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, outpatient general pediatrics, Newborn care, jaundice, kernicterus, Newborn resuscitation, Inpatient pediatrics, respiratory distress, viral infections, sepsis, pneumonia, obesity.
Dr. Abu-Zahra has 8+ years of experience as a practicing pediatric hospitalist in the Inland Empire in both community and academic hospital settings. Dr. Abu-Zahra provides consultation for chart reviews, expert witness depositions, and testimony. Dr. Abu-Zahra is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in general pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine and is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics (FAAP). Dr. Abu-Zahra graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He works in an academic children's hospital and a community hospital with newborn nursery, inpatient pediatrics and ER consults. Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Zahra works full time as a hospitalist in a tertiary care academic center and half time as an outpatient pediatrician in a clinic affiliated with a family residency program. Dr. Abu-Zahra is the former chair of pediatrics at two of the community hospitals. H...

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

California
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Juliana Gomez Arostegui, MD, MPH, FAAP Praxis Med Experts

Cajon, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Cardiology, MD, FAAP, General Pediatrics
Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui is a dedicated and accomplished medical professional who specializes in pediatric cardiology and pediatrics. Having a diverse background in clinical practice, medical education, and patient care, Dr. Gomez-Arostegui has made significant contributions to the field of healthcare. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, UCSD, where she brings her expertise to a dynamic academic environment. She cares for patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Between 2004 and 2011, Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui served as a pediatric hospitalist in the San Francisco Bay Area, working in two county hospitals. At Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), she held the position of inpatient attending, overseeing patients in the pediatric ward and the level III neonatal intensive care unit in collaboration with Stanford University pediatric residents. Concurrently, she also worked at ...

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction

Dale H. Bull, MD, PhD

Rancho Santa Fe, California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Expert Witness, Neonatology, Perinatal Medicine, neonatal and perinatal injuries, birth trauma, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, NICUs, prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, birth asphyxia, and hyperbilirubinemia.
Dr. Bull is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP in full time practice at a large federal Hospital and perinatal regional referral center. He teaches medical students and residents at bedside and in the classroom. Dr. Bull is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Bull provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Pasadena, 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.

Lara Jones, MD

SAN FRANCISCO, California
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Completed Pediatrics Residency at UC Irvine/CHOC in 2016. Completed Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Stanford in 2019. Experience in Pediatric Critical Care in both tertiary and community settings.

Rania Khan, MD

Santa Clara, California
Family Medicine - addiction medicine, obesity medicine, pain medicine, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, women's health; Supervision to PAs, women’s health, back pain, cancer screening, telemedicine, family medicine, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, opioid use disorder, pain management
Board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine with full scope in primary care and in urgent care. Practice includes treatment of pediatric, adult, pregnant, and geriatric patients as well as patients suffering from chronic pain and opioid use. Regularly perform procedures such as joint injections, I&D, laceration repairs, birth control implant and IUD procedures, botulinum toxin, trigger point injections, bedside ultrasound. Regularly triage patients in urgent care setting of chest pain, respiratory distress, abdominal pain. Flexible and easy to work with, willingness to learn, and motivated to deliver quality reports in a timely manner.

Yolanda Lau, MD

Alameda, California
Pediatrics - pediatrics, infant, adolescent, child, neglect, abuse, teenager, outpatient, newborn, primary care, neonate, neonatal, telemedicine, children, evidence based medicine, failure to thrive, general pediatrics, urgent care, circumcision
- Board certified pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics - Over 8 years of post-graduate experience in outpatient general pediatrics and inpatient newborn care and telemedicine - Expertise in growth and development of children from ages 0 to 18, behavior, pediatric medical conditions, and more. - Licensed in multiple states - Medically trained in California. Residency in a hospital serving mostly underserved families, with experience in child abuse and forensic exams.

Naomi E Lawrence-Reid, MD Doctoring Differently

San Diego, California
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Pediatrician, Pediatrics, Child Abuse, Children, Newborn, Neonate, Neonatal, Nursery, Telemedicine, Emergency, Urgent care, Infant, Teenager, Veteran, Disability
- Board-certified Pediatrician, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, licensed in California. - 12 years post-graduate experience in general pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, rural medicine, neonatal newborn medicine, and urgent care. - An expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years of age. - Enthusiastically participated in physician expert witness testimony and case review across the U.S. - Medical training spanned Massachusetts, New York, and California.

Jennifer Logan, M.D. UCLA

Pacific Palisades, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Telemedicine, Preventive Medicine, Standard of Care, Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men's Health, Electronic Medical Records (Epic), Pediatrics, Diabetes, Hypertension, Depression, Anxiety, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Jennifer Logan is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who maintains a full clinical practice at UCLA Pacific Palisades, serving greater Los Angeles, while also providing services to legal counsel including medical records review, written reports, and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense cases. She is a well-trained, highly experienced practitioner who has spent 10-plus years on the frontlines of primary care serving patients of all ages and has extensive experience with Epic, the most common electronic medical record (EMR) system in the country. She has an excellent foundation of teaching and lecturing in both a university academic setting and in the community. Dr. Logan grew up in Virginia and obtained her undergraduate degree in Molecular Psychobiology from the State University of New York in Binghamton, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, then completed her ...

Marilyn E McCullum, BSN, RN, CEN McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting

SANTA ROSA, California
Emergency Medicine, Nurse - ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, sepsis, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, n95, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, emergency, medical device,
I am a published, board-certified emergency nurse expert with testifying experience who still works clinically in California. I have published articles on Triage, ESI, documentation bias, and stroke management. I have won an award for my publication on fall prevention. As an expert, I work for both plaintiff and defense, and I have a 50/50 testifying ratio as of May 2024. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric...

Alan L Nager, MD, MHA Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Calabasas, California
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse
Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric s...

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert, Med Spa
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. 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, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Experienced in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine, medical spa ownership, medical spa medical director, cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, neurotoxins, body contouring procedures, vaginal laser treatments. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony o...

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

Walter E. B. Sipe, MD Walter E B Sipe MD

San Francisco, California
Psychiatry, Pediatrics - Traumatic Stress Disorders, PTSD, Neurobiology of Trauma, Memory, Child Development, Somatic Symptom Disorders, Functional Pain, Psychological Impact of Medical Illness, Capacity, Mitigation, Sentencing, Sex Abuse, Medical Complications
Holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics. Board Certified in general psychiatry and pediatrics, with additional training in pediatric gastroenterology. Teaching physician at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, with specific interests in somatic manifestations of stress and long-term impacts of traumatic events on basic brain processes.

Michaela R Vigilante, MD

Desert Hot Springs, California
Pediatrics - Pediatrician, Pediatric Urgent Care, Telemedicine, Acute Care, Newborn, Infant, Child, Adolescent, Medical Record Review
Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) with over a decade of post-graduate experience, I have provided quality care for the pediatric population (ages 0-17 years) in multiple care settings including urgent care, primary care, telemedicine and emergency medicine. I have proven to be agile and adaptable as a part of various care teams, including the largest children’s hospital in California, and one of the most preeminent managed care groups in the United States. While demonstrating professionalism and integrity, I excel in my organization and communication skills. I am well versed in standards of care unique to pediatrics and am committed to the practice of evidence-based medicine. As a leader in my field, I was twice honored as one of “San Diego’s Top Doctors,” a distinction bestowed by the San Diego County Medical Society to recognize physicians who are held in the highest regard by their peers. I strive to deliver exceptional, quality work to the legal team with...

Carli McGee University of Colorado

Denver, Colorado
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Pediatric Urgent Care, Emergency, Telehealth, respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, headache, fractures, skin infections, sepsis, diabetic emergencies, new cancer diagnosis, head and neck injuries, appendicitis
Dr. McGee is experienced in the diagnosis and urgent/emergent management of common pediatric conditions including respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, headache, fractures, skin infections, sepsis, diabetic emergencies, new cancer diagnosis, head and neck injuries, appendicitis, and many others. She is experienced in multiple procedures including: procedural sedation, laceration repair, splinting, lumbar puncture, foreign body removal, incision and drainage, reduction of simple joint dislocations, intubation. She has worked in large academic institutions as well as in small satellite location with limited resources.

Richard J. Auerbach, MD, FAAP MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Pediatrics - Board Certified Pediatrician, Standard of care, Newborn, Development, Behavior, Asthma, ADHD, Pediatrics, Sexual / Child Abuse / Neglect, Vaccines, Custody, Meningitis Serious Bacterial Infections, Trauma, SIDS, RSV, GERD, dehydration, breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, Lyme tick disease, Sports
Richard Auerbach, MD has been a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics since 1998. He completed a chief residency and hospitalist year following training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He remains active on staff at Danbury Hospital / Western CT Health Network. As an Associate Professor of clinical pediatrics through the Universities of CT and VT, and Ross University, he has taught countless medical students and residents, as well as participating in weekly CME activities. Recently, he and his wife, Julia Auerbach, MD JD, established MD Consult Services. The goal of this endeavor is to provide comprehensive medical opinions for case reviews and legal proceedings in the areas of Pediatrics (Richard) and Family Medicine (Julia). Both are Board certified in their respective fields and highly regarded in the communities in which they work. MDConsult Services has provided numerous comprehensive case reviews for attorneys. Both physicians are available fo...

Julia W. Auerbach, MD, JD MD Consult Services

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

Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP

Stamford , Connecticut
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pedia...

Brian Steiner, MD

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine - Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Heart Attack, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion
I am a seasoned emergency medicine physician with over ten years' experience across various healthcare settings. My journey has taken me from busy urban trauma centers to community hospitals, providing me with a diverse and comprehensive understanding of emergency care complexities. Throughout my career, I've not only dedicated myself to clinical practice but have also taken on leadership roles, supervising residents and midlevel providers. This experience has deepened my understanding of medical standards, making me particularly adept at reviewing cases and identifying potential malpractice issues. I take great pride in my ability to communicate effectively and promptly. Recognizing the significance of clear communication in legal proceedings, I ensure that complex medical concepts are conveyed in an accessible manner, facilitating a thorough understanding of the case at hand. At the heart of my professional ethos is an unwavering dedication to patient care. This commitment no...

Alana Arnold, MD, MBA

Delaware
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric orthopedic injuries, pediatric neglect, pediatric non-accidental trauma, pediatric resuscitation, pediatric sedations, pediatric emergency medicine
I have served as medical director for a community hospital, for pediatric emergency medicine since 2020. I have trained at the world's largest free-standing children's hospital and trauma center. I have wide expertise for pediatrics, and pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, neglect, trauma, and other injuries. I have been an expert witness several times, and have worked well with lawyers and other professionals. My work network is large, and I am able to call on other pediatric specialists that can be of assistance [radiology, orthopedics, neurology, for example]. I have my MBA in healthcare management and know how to be efficient and quite thorough with my cases.

Jeremy M. Archer, MD, MS

Gainesville, Florida
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics - Aortic Stenosis,Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome,HLHS,Tetralogy of Fallot,Transposition,Truncus Arteriosus,AV Canal,Double Outlet Right Ventricle,DORV, Myocarditis,Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Death,Pulmonary Hypertension,Pectus Excavatum,POTS, Echocardiogram, Echo, Electrocardiogram, EKG,ECG,Fetal Echo
Award-winning, double board-certified Pediatric Cardiologist with rich clinical experience. Faculty and leadership positions at top-ten pediatric heart centers. Well-published writer, editor, and national public speaker with outstanding communication skills and over 25 years teaching experience. Pediatric cardiology editor for a leading clinical reference (Dynamed), and past reviewer for multiple scientific journals. Educated at Princeton University (summa cum laude) and the University of Florida (MD and Master’s in Health Outcomes). Special expertise in preoperative and postoperative congenital heart disease care, fetal echocardiography, sports cardiology and sudden death, pulmonary hypertension, dysautonomia, POTS and chest wall abnormalities. Consults as an expert witness for plaintiff's and defense counsel and independent organizations.

Alana Arnold, MD, MBA

Miami, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric orthopedic injuries, pediatric neglect, pediatric non-accidental trauma, pediatric resuscitation, pediatric sedations, pediatric emergency medicine
I have served as medical director for a community hospital, for pediatric emergency medicine since 2020. I have trained at the world's largest free-standing children's hospital and trauma center. I have wide expertise for pediatrics, and pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, neglect, trauma, and other injuries. I have been an expert witness several times, and have worked well with lawyers and other professionals. My work network is large, and I am able to call on other pediatric specialists that can be of assistance [radiology, orthopedics, neurology, for example]. I have my MBA in healthcare management and know how to be efficient and quite thorough with my cases.

Santa J. Bartholomew, M.D., FAAP, FCCM PME Consulting, LLC

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), TBI, Child Abuse, Munchausen (MSP), Respiratory Failure, Burn Care, Sepsis, Shock, Post-Op Care, Congenital Heart Disease, COVID, Meningitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Craniofacial Disorders, Cardiac Arrest, ECMO, Pediatric Asthma, Poisoning
Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor of Pediatrics at two esteemed medical universities. She is double-boarded by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care medicine. Her primary specialty has been Pediatric Critical Care medicine since 1990, and Dr. Bartholomew has practiced for decades in nearly every conceivable setting from state-of-the-art quaternary care centers, to large academic centers and level I trauma centers with very busy Pediatric Emergency Departments and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs). She has worked in many small and medium-sized community hospitals throughout the nation including Alaska, and has traveled around the world to serve patients in remote areas. Practice roles have consisted of Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Emergency C...

Timothy G Carroll, MD, FAAP

Pensacola, Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Transport, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Sedation, Pediatric Cardiac Care, sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, ECMO
My name is Timothy Carroll and I I have extensive clinical experience in Pediatric hospital medicine, Pediatric emergency medicine and Pediatric critical care. I am focused on education as a professor of pediatrics and quality improvement. I was heavily involved in intra-collegiate debate and took 2nd in the country in the 1996 CEDA national debate championships. I attended medical school at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS and trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. I am board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. I have extensive clinical experience in Pediatric hospital medicine, Pediatric emergency medicine and Pediatric critical care. I practiced pediatric emergency medicine for 4 years at Children’s Medical Center Dallas which is the busiest pediatric ER in the country. I have been practicing pediatric critical care and hospital medicine for over 15 years at tertiary and qu...

Seth J. Crapp, MD, DABR CAQ Crapp & Co. Medical Consultants

Tampa, Florida
Diagnostic Radiology, Pediatrics - Pediatric radiology, Child abuse, Non accidental trauma, diagnostic radiology, x-rays, radiographs, CT scans, fluoroscopy, radioactive substances, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, MRI
Dr. Seth Crapp is a board-certified radiologist with a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in pediatric radiology. He graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, & attended Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed an internship at Mount Auburn Hospital-Harvard Medical School affiliated program, & a radiology residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, FL, where he was Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship in pediatric radiology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Crapp has been a leader on several non-profit boards and is vice president of the Florida State Medical Association (National Medical Association). He has served on committees of the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) & the American College of Radiology (ACR). Dr. Crapp is a 2017 Florida International University Torch Award recipient and Alumni Ambassador for Meharry Medical College with endowed sc...

Dana Dameron, DO Dana Dameron, DO ABIM LLC

Palm City, Florida
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Michael K. Davis, MD, MBA

Gainesville, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology - child abuse, malpractice, neglect, child sexual abuse, gastroenterology, hepatology, liver, infants, newborns, missed diagnosis, respiratory, disease, infection, weight loss, malnutrition, weight loss
I am a board-certified general pediatrician, pediatric gastroenterologist, and pediatric hepatologist (liver disease) at a large state university in excellent standing. I am willing to serve as an expert witness to advocate for high-quality and safe medical care for children and their families. Most of my reviews have focused on protecting the rights of patients and families but I will consider all types of reviews. I have been in active practice for over 20 years and have never been the subject of any legal action. I have expertise in outpatient and inpatient pediatrics, missed diagnoses, child abuse, gastrointestinal disease, liver disease, respiratory disease, and infant care. With my MBA training I am also familiar with hospital and clinic processes. Rapid turn-around on case reviews and medical research. Call, text, or email for free 15-minute screening phone/Zoom consultation.

Jared Friedman, MD

Miami, Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Child, Toddler, Newborn, Teen, Adol, Pediatric, Emergency, ER, Trauma, Surgery, Abuse, Neglect, Sepsis, Respiratory, URI, Asthma, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Fever, Allergy, Concussion, Head Injury, SIDS, ADHD, Seizure, Tube, Sedation, Diabetes, DKA, Drugs, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Fracture, Quality
*PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - Memorial Healthcare System - Hollywood, Florida *CLINICAL AFFILIATE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PEDIATRICS- Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine - Florida Atlantic University (FAU) *MEDIAL DIRECTOR - Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, Florida *ON-LINE MEDICAL CONTROL/MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD - Hatzalah - Not-for-Profit Community-Based State-Certified EMT/Paramedic Organization in South Florida *STARDOC - PEDIATRIC VIP CONCIERGE SERVICES *EXPERT MEDICAL WITNESS IN EVERYTHING PEDIATRICS *AUTHOR AND PRESENTER: Numerous Book Chapters, Journal and Magazine Articles, Podium and Poster Presentations, and CME Courses! *PEDIATRICS - BOARD CERTIFIED *PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - BOARD ELIGIBLE *PALS, ATLS, BLS, AND NRP CERTIFIED

Kimberly Graziano, MD Pelican Pediatrics

Sebastian , Florida
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Children, Teenager, Adolescent, Primary Care, Newborn Nursery, Standard of Care, Billing and Coding, Newborn Discharge, Behavior, ADHD, Asthma, Vaccines, Child Abuse, Immunizations, RSV, GERD, Breastfeeding, Medication Errors, Custody, Puberty, Pediatrics
Dr. Kimberly Graziano is a Board Certified Pediatrician serving children from birth to 18. Dr. Graziano founded Pelican Pediatrics of Sebastian, Florida in 2005 and continues to serve the east central coast of Florida in active clinical practice. She is highly regarded in her community and is on staff at Sebastian River Medical Center. She practices evidence based medicine and is skilled at diagnostic dilemmas. Dr. Graziano understands current standards of care and provides opinions based solely on facts. She does work for both plaintiff and defense. She also is a Peer Reviewer for the State of Florida Department of Health. Dr. Graziano completed her training at the Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She enjoys teaching and considers expert witness work another opportunity to do so.

Brian Harris, MD Pediatric Associates

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Pediatrics - General Pediatrics, Infants, Children, Adolescents , Pediatric Standard of Care, Evidence Based Medicine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Infectious Diseases, Puberty, Billing and Coding, Meningitis, Sepsis, Immunizations, Vaccines, Behavior Issues, Newborns, Child Abuse and Neglect
Dr. Harris is a board certified pediatrician who earned his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed his pediatric internship and residency at Stanford University. With over 30 years of experience in general primary care pediatrics, he has served as the medical director for Altamonte Pediatric Associates. Currently, Dr. Harris holds the position of Clinical Lead Physician, overseeing a team of doctors and nurse practitioners across three offices. Throughout his career, Dr. Harris has been dedicated to mentoring medical students and pediatric residents. His leadership extends beyond clinical practice; he has served as president of the Central Florida Pediatric Society and was the Founding Chairman of the Pediatric Section of Adventhealth Altamonte Hospital, contributing significantly to the establishment of a level 2 NICU for specialized care to newborns. A proponent of evidence-based medicine, Dr. Harris is well-versed in the pediatric standard of care within the...

Alberto A. Marante, M.D

Florida
Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergencies, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Procedures, Pediatric Procedural Sedation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Chronic Care, Child Abuse or Neglect, Pediatric Injuries, Pediatric Surgeries, Child illness or Accidents, Newborns.
Dr. Marante is a highly experienced Pediatrician with 35 years of practice experience. During his career has been responsible for oversight and management of patients at various hospitals totaling 38 pediatric ICU and over 100 general pediatric beds. He has coordinated patient care across multiple pediatric subspecialties and environments, including a pediatric sedation clinic, pediatric cancer program, pediatric trauma units, pediatric burn care, pediatric rehabilitation and complex chronic pediatric care among others. Dr. Marante is currently practicing general pediatrics in the outpatient environment. In addition for most of his career, Dr. Marante has actively participated in medical education. He has served as teaching faculty for Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics. He has been responsible for teaching pediatric residents and medical students. He has also served as Assistant and then as Program Director for a Pediatric Residency program. Dr. Marante has multip...

Geoffrey A Negin, MD

Fort Myers, Florida
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Brain and Spine Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Head/Neck Imaging, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Personal Injury , Traumatic Brain Injury , Medical Malpractice, Child Abuse, Traumatic Injury , Birth Injury, Pediatrics, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, DTI. Neuroquant, PET Scans, Disc Herniations
Specializing in personal injury, traumatic brain injury, medical malpractice, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and child abuse imaging evaluation. Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology. CAQ (certificate of added qualification) in Neuroradiology granted by the American Board of Radiology. Senior Member of American Society of Neuroradiology. Fellowship Trained in Neuroradiology Actively practicing diagnostic radiology for 30+ years Performing medical legal radiology related case reviews for 25+ years for both plaintiff and defense Extensive experience in depositions and trial testimony. References relating to medical expert and trial testimony expertise are available upon request.

Pamela R Noel, MD, MPH Amaris Medical Experts

Lutz, Florida
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Amaris Medical Experts, LLC is a multi-specialty Network of Physicians in the field of Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Adult Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, OB/GYN, Emergency, Pediatrics, Surgery, Heme/Onc, Psychiatry, Urology.
Dr. Pamela Noel graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also earned a graduate certificate in Infection Control and has a Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Noel has served as an infectious disease expert witness, assisting attorneys in various infectious disease related legal cases. She has also performed many independent medical examinations for clients seeking disability insurance due to various acute and/or chronic medical conditions. Dr. Noel joined Infectious Disease Associates o...

David L Pick, MD FAAFP FABMS

Weston, Florida
Urgent Care Medicine, Family Medicine - Urgent Care Standard of Care, Urgent Care Malpractice, Nurse Practitioner Supervision, Physician Assistant Supervision, Wrongful Death, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Headaches, Fractures,Orthopedic injuries, Foreign Bodies, Infections, Pediatrics,urgent care medicine, sepsis, appendicitis, torsion
Dr. Pick received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr.Pick is board certified in Family Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.In addition he is board certified in Urgent Care Medicine and is a fellow of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Pick completed his residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was Chief Resident.He has over 10 years experience as an expert in Urgent Care and Ambulatory Care. He conducts peer review for the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine- JUCM. Dr. Pick has practiced urgent care medicine for over 30 years as both an attending physician and Medical Director. He is a founding member of the Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine and a founding board member of the Urgent Care College of Physicians. Dr.Pick is in full time active Urgent Care practice where he supervises and mentors Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. D...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Florida
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Charles E Teebagy, MD South Florida Pediatric Partners

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - Child abuse, Breast Feeding, Pediatric and Adolescent Vaccinations, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric accidents and poisonings, Pediatric custody battles, Crib Death, Puberty, Pediatric Medication Errors, ADHD, Anorexia
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmitt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University. Preceptor in the Physician Assistant Program-Keiser University. Clinical Voluntary Faculty/Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Florida
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. 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, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

W Clark Connell, MD, FACEP

Thomasville, Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - emergency medicine, trauma, ATLS, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, EMTALA, sepsis, stroke, heart attack, myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, policies and protocols, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, seizures, burns, pediatrics, ovarian torsion, fractures, urgent care director
Board certified emergency medicine physician with over 16 years of clinical experience. Currently practicing full time in Georgia. Prior experience as an expert witness. Extensive knowledge in medical staff leadership as a medical director, chief of emergency services, medical executive committee member, hospital board member, and former chief-of-staff. Additional training in medical staff rules, regulations, and bylaws as well as EMTALA compliance. Knowledgeable in the application of hospital policies and procedures. Currently overseeing approximately 25 physicians and 20 midlevel providers at three emergency department locations and one urgent care location. Experience includes both adult and pediatric patients, emergency department and urgent care patients, and work in a designated trauma center facility.

Lori S Corley, MD Corley Consulting

Marietta, Georgia
Pediatrics - Child and adolescent medicine, Preventative care, Newborn care, malpractice, case review,
I have over 25 years experience in private practice. I am an expert in newborn, pediatric and adolescent medicine. I have over 10 years of experience as a medical consultant and expert witness in pediatrics.

Donna S Jones, RN, DSJ & Associates,

Brunswick, Georgia
Nurse - Medical Critical Care, Ventilator Patients, Cardiac ICU, Respiratory ICU, Medical Surgical Nursing, Progressive Care Unit, Pediatrics, emergency room, ACLS, PACU, Nursing Negligence & Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medical Record Review, Adherence to Standard of Care, Pain Management
• Developed a CD in PDF format of a Medical Data Kit to help individuals document and maintain their Individualized Medical Records. • Interviewed twice on the radio program “Nurse View”, a program for Nurses by Nurses regarding issues and opportunities in the nursing field. • Guest Speaker on an hour-long web seminar for the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE) in regard to obtaining and reviewing medical records. • Seminar speaker at Alive Expo at the World Congress Center focusing on “Maintaining Your Health Care”. • Guest Lecturer for the National Business Institute on “Anatomy & Physiology for Attorneys”. • Guest Speaker 2019 JERK conference for LNCs.

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

Clayton, Georgia
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine - Internal Medicine, Primary care, Women's health, Urgent Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Acute Care, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics Nurse, Medical Aesthetics, Dermatology, Standard of care, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Aesthetic
Highly qualified Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse background including clinical experience in obstetrics, internal medicine, family practice, urgent care, pediatrics, geriatrics, adult, and women’s health. I will be an asset to your team with over 18 years of experience in direct patient care as an RN and an APRN. I have served as clinical faculty for multiple colleges and universities training RN and nurse practitioner students. I am currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and I am actively practicing in a busy, rural internal medicine clinic providing primary care, women's health, dermatologic and aesthetic services. Services include comprehensive chart review and screening for case merit, production of reports, defining standards of care and participation in depositions/trial testimony.

Marc A. Tanenbaum, MD Med-Legal Support Group, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Pediatrics - Litigation consultation, support services & case review, pediatrics & adolescent medicine, general pediatric practice, primary pediatric care, developmental-behavioral pediatrics
I am a general pediatrician with large clinical experience and can provide case review and medical consultative services to both defense or plaintiff as an independent practitioner in my field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. As a generalist, I can provide advice in formulating the big picture regarding the medical standard of care in pediatric healthcare. Although I have retired from daily pediatric practice as of 12/31/2020, my many years of clinical practice remain available to you as needed.

Joshua A Vova, MD RED Medical Legal

Atlanta, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Spasticity, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputation, Debility
Dr. Vova is board certified in Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Vova earned his medical doctorate at the University of South Florida and completed his Pediatric Residency at Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY. He then did a second residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now the Shirly Ryan Ability Lab) and an additional fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Colorado Children’s Hospital. Dr. Vova has served as both the residency director for the core Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program and the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Director at Emory University. Dr. Vova has spoken locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally on a variety of topics in pediatric rehabilitation medicine including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, concussion, and neuropharmacology, and spasticity. He is also a c...

Kellie K Breaux, MSN, RN, FNP

Hayden, Idaho
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine - Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Telemed, Telemetry, Triage, Adults, All ages, Consulting, Standards of Care
Kellie Breaux is a Registered Nurse, board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She has 18 years of experience in adult and pediatric nursing in various settings including: inpatient telemetry, step down ICU/progressive care units, emergency department and fast track/urgent care areas. Actively practicing in primary care pediatrics as a nurse practitioner. Experienced charge nurse, and clinical preceptor with emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine and following standards of care. She is excellent at communication, she is detail-oriented, thorough, professional, efficient and responsive. Active licenses in Idaho and Washington.

Ankur Dhawan Delnor Hospital

geneva, Illinois
Emergency Medicine, Obesity - Emergency, highly experienced, quality, adults, Cardiac, loyal, obesity, geriatric, expert, Expert, honest, board, dvt,pe, ER, Chicagoarea, neurological, pediatrics, accident, AAA, rmtala, motorcycle accident, MVC, award winning, atv, business damages, rollover, welding, sailing, summa cum lade
I am a practicing ER physician for almost 15 years in the same hospital, in Chicago suburbs. I am loyal, honest and believe in clarity in one's work. I am the assistant director of our Emergency room for last years. I have been involved in various quality care projects and am highly regarded at my place of work, recently receiving physician of the year award.

J. Usha Raj, MD, MHA

Chicago, Illinois
Pediatrics, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension, Neonatal Lung Diseases (Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pneumonia, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia), Prematurity, Limits of Viability, Birth Asphyxia, Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, Cerebral Palsy, Birth trauma, Intraventricular hemorrhage
• Practiced at UCSF, Harbor-UCLA, and the University of Illinois Chicago • Head Children's Hospital University of Illinois and Department of Pediatrics for 7 years Director of NICU at Harbor-UCLA for 12 years • Chief of Neonatology Harbor-UCLA for 13 years • Director Neonatology Fellowship Training Programs at Harbor-UCLA and UIC • Published over 192 peer-reviewed manuscripts, reviews and chapters • Teaches Neonatal Fellows, medical students and residents • Researcher in Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Hypertension with a laboratory continuously funded by National Heart Lung Blood Institute for over 34 years. • Scientific Recognition, Distinguished Achievement and Elizabeth Rich Awards from the American Thoracic Society • Julius Comroe Jr. Distinguished Lectureship and election as a fellow by the American Physiological Society • Honorary doctorate (honoris causa) from the University of Lausanne in recognition of her clinical, scientific and educational achievements • External Ad...

David A Rusk, MD Pediatric Associates, Inc.

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Vaccines, Diabetes, Meningitis, Emergency, General Pediatrics
David A. Rusk, MD is the president of Pediatric Associates, Inc. and is a board-certified pediatrician with 20+ years of experience in private practice. As a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Medicine and as a general pediatrician, Dr. Rusk has extensive educational expertise, having taught nurses, medical students and residents for 20 years. He has experience in case review, medical malpractice panels and courtroom testimony. As the founder of the pediatric diabetes outpatient program at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, he has a particular area of expertise in outpatient diabetes management in addition to a broad fund of knowledge in pediatric care from birth through adolescence.

Jill M Ferry, RN, MPAS, PA-C, CAQ-EM

Portsmouth, Iowa
Physician Assistant, Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Long term care, Pediatrics, Woman's Health, Hospitalist inpatient care, Urgent care, General surgery
Practicing Physician Assistant since 1995 with background in nursing. Graduated with Honors with master's degree in Physician Assistant studies in 1995. Board Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 1995. Employed fulltime in a Critical access hospital/clinic. Experience in Family practice with coverage in Emergency Department, urgent care, inpatient hospitalist, post-operative care, geriatric nursing home care, post-partum and nursery, pediatrics, and first assist with surgeries/C-section Deliveries. Certificate of added qualifications in Emergency Medicine (CAQ-EM) through NCCPA. Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider. Instructor for ACLS and PALS. Preceptor/Affiliate instructor for PA/NP students for multiple universities. Physician Assistant expert witness for greater than 20 years and over 70 cases.

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Kansas City, Kansas
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, malrotation
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 27 years experience imaging children only. During those 27 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI in neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish types of trauma; (3) Interpret all types of pediatric radiology exams in various disorders, (4) discuss...

Elizabeth A Lambeth, RN, BSN , MS Louisiana Care Partners, LLC

Lafayette , Louisiana
Pediatrics, Psychology - Mental Health, Autism , Behavioral Issues, Trauma, Child Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Counseling , Birth Injuries , Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Louisiana
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

Ashley Saucier, MD, MHA, FACEP, FAAP

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - child abuse, pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric surgery, emergency medicine, child neglect , pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric ear nose and throat, pediatric orthopedics
My name is Ashley Saucier and I am board certified in Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I am a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics. I work 6-8 shifts per month in an academic pediatric emergency department. I have extensive experience in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric trauma. My expertise includes, but is not limited to pediatric trauma, abuse, injuries, common childhood illnesses, seizures, and chronic diseases. I teach and supervise medical students as well as residents (pediatrics and emergency medicine). I graduated from Louisiana Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and trained in pediatrics at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis at Lebonheur Children's Hospital. I worked in the private sector for three years following completion of my residency (6 months in primary care and 2.5 years in pediatric emergency medicine). I returned to Lebonheur for pediatric emergency med...

Barbara Bate, RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP, CMGT-BC, LNCC, CHLCP, CBIS Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.

Holden, Maine
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Nurse Case Manager, Medical Cost Projections, Nurse Life Care Planning, Nurse Life Care Planner, Life Care Plans, Life Care Planner, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatrics, Amputations, Birth Injuries
Barbara Bate is Principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc. (NLCP®), a nurse consulting company, providing a variety of services nationwide, including medical case management, medical file reviews/chronologies, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations/conditional payment review, as well as life care plan development/review. Barbara has over 40 years of experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing (CRRN), Legal Nurse Consulting (LNCC), Case Management (CCM, CMGT-BC), Life Care Planning (CNLCP®, CHLCP™), and Brain Injury (CBIS). She has provided medical case management services for patients with severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and orthopedic injuries since 1994 in addition to clinical work experience in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Her life care planning experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with multiple trauma, chronic pain, ...

Duska J. Thurston, MD, FAAP

Bangor, Maine
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - child abuse, neglect, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), Münchausen Syndrome (MSP), sports medicine, concussion, TBI, brain injury, medical clearance, return to play, newborn hearing, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) hearing loss, vaccines, child safety, burns, sepsis, meningitis, diabetes
I am a board certified pediatrician with 30 years of experience in both ambulatory and hospital pediatrics. I am experienced in child abuse and neglect as well as pediatric head trauma. I have additional expertise in newborn care, neonatal resuscitation, circumcision and birth injuries. I have been a Neonatal Advanced Life Support instructor for over 10 years and an instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for 20 years. I received the "Special Achievement Award" for distinguished service and dedication to the mission and goals of the academy from the American Academy of Pediatrics due to my work in child safety. Lastly, I am an experienced medical educator with multiple teaching awards. I am available for medical case review, written reports, deposition and testimony as well as pediatric life care planning.

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics and pediatric sedation.

Allison C Sylvetsky, PhD The George Washington University

Potomac, Maryland
Nutrition, Obesity - food, diet, ingredients, diabetes, metabolism, cardiometabolic disease, beverages, sugar, sweeteners, infant formula, infant feeding, public health, behavior, pediatrics, childhood obesity, gut microbiome
Dr. Allison Sylvetsky is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington D.C. and Director of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program. She received her doctorate in nutrition and health sciences at Emory University and completed post-doctoral training in the Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Sylvetsky is a reputable, high-energy, and collaborative nutrition scientist with extensive research, teaching, grant writing, and publication experience and has published 66 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high-impact journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Sylvetsky is nationally and internationally recognized for subject matter expertise in the areas of obesity, beverage consumption, added sugars, artificial sweeteners, and infant and child nutriti...

Paola Vietoris, RN, BSN

DUNKIRK, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care, Sedation, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, child abuse, Sepsis, Liver, Kidney, Pancreatic and Intestinal Transplantation, Sepsis, Peds Gastroenterology, Peds Hematology/Oncology, Seizures, Procedural Sedation, Pre-op and post-op surgical care
I am a full-time practicing RN with over 30 years' experience working in a pediatric ICU at a major medical institution in Washington, DC. My work primarily is with critically ill newborns and young adults. Skills and experience include caring for patients in multisystem organ failure, respiratory distress, respiratory failure, liver, small bowel, pancreatic and kidney transplant, neurological, pre-op and post-op surgical care, and neurosurgical diseases, infectious diseases, non-accidental trauma (NAT) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Consistent focus on evidence-based nursing care as well as other nursing standards. I am a licensed registered nurse (RN) with an unrestricted nursing license in 35 states and the District of Columbia. My extensive experience enables me to provide expert witness services to attorneys and other legal professionals. Available for consultation, case evaluation, deposition and testimony.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Debra F Hillier, MD, MS-HPEd Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Winchester, Massachusetts
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Urgent Care, Sleep Apnea, Complex Care Pediatrics, Pediatric Intermediate Care, Asthma, CPAP, BiPAP, Procedural Sedation, Hypoxemia, Feeding Disorders, Congenital Syndromes, Metabolic Disorders, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Sepsis, Pediatric Overdoses, Transport
Dr. Debra Hillier is a board certified pediatric and pediatric hospital medicine physician. She brings over 20 years of clinical experience in an incredibly broad range of care areas, including pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric intermediate and critical care, pediatric emergency medicine, and pediatric procedural sedation. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at a world-renowned medical institution. Dr. Hillier has extensive clinical experience both in a top-tier children’s quaternary care center as well as pediatric community hospital sites. Dr. Hillier brings unique expertise to consulting work given her master’s degree in medical education, with specific interests in medical curriculum development, simulation and procedural competency. She has won numerous teaching awards for her work with pediatric residents and medical students. She has been an invited guest speaker for peer faculty development within the realms of medical education and pediatric interme...

Donald J. LeBlanc, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CHFM, NREMT Delden Nurse Consulting

Paxton, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services, Flight Nursing, Transport Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Cardiac, Trauma, Nurse, Stroke, Standards of Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonary
I have 22 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and have worked in a variety of settings. After proudly earning an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps I attended Fitchburg State College and graduated with my BSN. I started my career as a medical/surgical nurse and gained experience in orthopedics and telemetry. I was then fortunate to participate in a Critical Care Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital and worked in the Medical/Cardiac and Surgical Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department. My career progressed by gaining employment in the Emergency Department at UMass Medical Center, the only Level 1 Emergency/Trauma Center in Central Massachusetts. Working as a Staff Nurse, I cared for a wide variety of conditions in the adult and pediatric emergency/trauma departments. My responsibility increased as I assumed the role of a Resource/Charge Nurse. After 5 years, in 2010, I was honored to accept a position as a Critical Care Flig...

Charles G Murphy, MD CGM PEM Consulting, PLLC

Boston, Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Community Hospital ER, Emergency Trauma, Fractures, Head Trauma, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Sepsis, Torsion, Trauma, Urgent Care Pediatrics, Wound Care
I have been practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2006. I have had the opportunity to work in a range of hospital settings - from a local academic community hospital to a quaternary Children's Hospital. I am currently practicing at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. Beyond my clinical work - my current responsibilities include medical education on the resident, medical student and physician assistant levels. I have testified in court and pride myself on my meticulous review of cases as well as an accurate, honest assessment of the case with regards to the standard of care.

Brian Berman, MD Children's Hospital of Michigan

Birmingham , Michigan
Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Pediatrics - anemia, sickle cell anemia, bleeding disorders, thrombosis, clotting disorders, thrombocytopenia, stroke, neonatal hemorrhage, coagulation disorders, bone marrow failure, thalassemia, newborn screening, pulmonary embolus, newborn jaundice, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, child abuse
I am a pediatric hematologist with decades of experience at two prominent children's hospitals. Fellowship training at Yale University. Currently in active practice and engaged in a variety of leadership responsibilities (Professor of Pediatrics at medical school). Former Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics at respected Midwestern medical school. Extensive CV (clinical research, administration and education). Experience in case reviews, depositions and testimony.I review cases with a sense integrity and "fair play". I passionately advocate when I believe that the position of the defense or plaintiff is justified and supportable. I have practiced for many years (in parallel to my hematology practice) as a hospital based physician seeing complex general pediatric patients referred to a tertiary children's hospital for evaluation and care. Hence, I am available to review complex cases across the spectrum of pediatric medicine. I am also available to review cases involving adults whose medical...

Sara Haidar-Elatrache, MD MPH FAAP

Dearborn, Michigan
Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatrics - Pediatric Acute Care
Career highlights Dr. Haidar is dual board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospital Medicine with over 8 years of experience caring for hospitalized children in the Detroit area. Dr. Haidar specializes in treating children admitted to the hospital with a wide range of illnesses, including infections, breathing conditions, stomach and intestinal diseases, and complex neurologic diagnoses requiring multidisciplinary care. Communication Dr. Haidar communicate effortlessly with medical students, residents, and patients about complex medical issues in easy-to-understand terms. Dr. Haidar has language fluency and proficiency in Arabic and Spanish, respectively, which allows her to better connect with her patients. Teaching Dr. Haidar is a career long educator with academic faculty appointments: Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Central Michigan University, and additional Assistant Professor appointments at Wayne State University and Michigan State University. Dr. Haidar i...

DANIEL K. BIXLER, MD HT2 MedSolutions, LLC

LEES SUMMIT, Missouri
Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - Emergency, Maritime Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, management, medical director, health insurance
39 years in emergency medicine- 17 part time, 22 full time 25 years cruise ship physician, part time 10 years private practice, primary care 3 years medical group management 5 years health insurance management Board certified in Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, previously in Pediatrics Level I and II trauma center experience Urban, Suburban and small town ED experience ATLS instructor Certified mediator training and experience

Kathleen Evans, MD HealthAdvise

Missoula, Missouri
Family Medicine, Hospitalist - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Failure to Diagnose, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Cancer Screening, Chest Pain, Infections
Dr. Kathleen E. Evans graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and completed her residency also at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a experienced medical director, hospitalist with strong interests in patient safety and systems based solutions. She is a family medicine doctor in Missoula, Montana and is affiliated with MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital. She has been in practice for more than 32 years. Dr.Evans has expertise in treating stroke, chronic diabetes, and chronic high blood pressure. Training Medical School University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Residency University of Arizona College Medicine Board Certifications American Board of Family Medicine

Julie R Ferguson, DO SSM Health Medical Group

Ballwin, Missouri
Pediatrics - Pediatrician, Missouri, Illinois, St. Louis, Board Certified, Experience as expert witness

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Missouri
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, malrotation
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 27 years experience imaging children only. During those 27 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI in neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish types of trauma; (3) Interpret all types of pediatric radiology exams in various disorders, (4) discuss...

JOHN SCULLY, PA-C SCULLY MEDICAL SERVICES LLC.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - NEUROSURGERY, EARS NOSE THROAT ENT, TRAUMATIC INJURIES, ACCIDENTS MOTOR, BACK NECK PAIN INJURIES, DISABILITIES, DEATH, PEDIATRICS, URGENT CARE, COVID, DIZZINESS, HEADACHES, BRAIN BLEEDS, END OF LIFE CARE, ASSUALT , NP PA, PSYCH, ANIMAL ATTACKS, NEGLECT DELAY IN CARE, COMPLIANCE
Mr. Scully has vast experience in emergency care with over seven years of practice as a certified physician assistant. He carries licensure in Nevada, its surrounding states, and also holds national accreditation. He has cared for some of the sickest patients extending to remote critical access areas. He has trained at the only level one trauma center in Nevada and has built a reputation with the local medical community as a trusted medical professional with a high degree of respect for his patients. Mr. Scully also has experience managing a high functioning free standing ER and Urgent Care facility where he was integral in ensuring all applicable laws were adhered to and patient treatment was the number one priority. Over the last three years he has expanded his expertise in critical care and operates with much autonomy. His training, competence, and relentless research allows him to be at the forefront of medicine. Mr. Scully has cared for thousands of patients and represented bo...

Susanna Sorrentino, MD

Henderson, Nevada
Medical Genetics, Pediatrics - Birth Defects,Metabolic,Cancer,Marfan Syndrome,Down Syndrome,Infertility,Genetic,Aortic Dissection, Brittle Bone,
Education Fellow in Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Resident in Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine at Winthrop, Mineola, New York Medical Doctor, Ross University School of Medicine, Bridgetown, Barbados Post-Baccalaureate Pre Medical Program, Hofstra University, Uniondale, New York Bachelor’s in science in Psychology (Cum Laude with Honors in the Scholar’s Program), Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York Current Position Founder Medical Genetics of Nevada LLC Henderson, Nevada Professional Experience Chief, Section of Genetics Department of Pediatrics University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine Las Vegas, Nevada Speakers Bureau/Key Opinion Leader Alexion Pharmaceuticals Director of the Cancer Genetics Program Director of the...

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.

Victoria Nicholls, MS, PA-C, CAQ-EM, MPLC Levo Medical Consulting, LLC

Hammonton, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - physician assistant, emergency medicine, urgent care medicine, physician associate, advanced care provider, PA, PA-C, critical care, failure to diagnose, standard of care, medical chronologies, delay in diagnosis, myocardial infarction, sepsis, airway management, stroke, medication error, pediatrics
Victoria Nicholls, PA-C received both her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Masters of Science in Physician Assistant degrees from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. Over the following 12 years, Ms. Nicholls has practiced nearly exclusively in the fields of Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine. Aside from her clinical work, Ms. Nicholls was an Adjunct Professor, Clinical Instructor and Guest Lecturer for Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant Program (now Thomas Jefferson University’s Physician Assistant Program). In 2021, Ms. Nicholls and her business partner founded Levo Medical Consulting, LLC, more information can be found at https://levomedconsulting.com/services/. Ms. Nicholls is licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine through the NCCPA. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society of Emergency Me...

Eric R Weinberg, MD PM Pediatric Care

New Jersey
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric urgent care, malpractice, expert witness, pediatric, medical malpractice, board certified, academic
Vice President of Medical Education for PM Pediatric Care, the largest pediatric urgent care practice in the country (75 offices across 14 states). - I create and implement regional and national standards of care for pediatricians. - Part of my role involves the review of lawsuits and license complaints against our >500 clinicians. In addition, I have 10 years of experience in expert witness review for medical malpractice - >10 years of experience in multiple academic Pediatric Emergency Medicine Departments as clinician and educator - 10 years of experience in Pediatric Urgent Care Medicine as clinician and educator - Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

Glen Rock , New Jersey
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. 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, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Nancy J. Wright, M.D.

Sapello, New Mexico
Pediatrics - Rural Hospital Pediatrics, Community Pediatrics, General Pediatric Newborn Care, Primary Care Pediatrics
20 years of experience working in a full-range of pediatrics, from hospital newborn care to college students. My practice experience is in a rural setting with limited access to specialist care in a hospital and community with few pediatric resources.

Stephanie L Burgess, MPAS, BS, PA-C Burgess Experts INC

Farmingdale, New York
Physician Assistant, Sports Medicine - Orthopedics, First Assist, Surgery, Opioid prescribing, pediatrics, adults, geriatric, lead PA
Over 10 years as a full time Sports Medicine/Orthopedic Physician Assistant assessing patients and performing surgery. Prescribing and monitoring opioid and other medications in pediatrics, adults and geriatric population.

Andrew J. Klein, MD

Hollis, New York
Pediatrics - Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatric Practice, Pediatric Primary Care, Outpatient, Inpatient, Newborn Nursery, Child Custody
Dr. Andrew J. Klein is board certified in pediatrics. He has a busy private practice in pediatrics and adolescent medicine in New York City since 1986. Dr. Klein graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan and then completed his residency in the Bronx at Albert Einstein and Jacobi Hospitals. Dr. Klein has admitting privileges at Cohen's Children's Medical Center (LIJ), North Shore University Medical Center and at New York Presbyterian Hospital (in Queens), where he admits patients and cares for well newborns. Dr. Klein provides medical malpractice case reviews, written reports, and testimony as an expert on behalf of plaintiff and defense . He has testified at deposition and at trial in medical malpractice cases.

Herschel Lessin, MD

Poughkeepsie, New York
Pediatrics - General pediatrics, General Pediatric care, Pediatric Standard of Care, Pediatric, Community pediatrics, Outpatient pediatrics, Board Certified, Newborn, infant, adolescent, infections, hip dysplasia, respiratory illness, Pediatric emergencies, documentation, nursery
Dr. Herschel Lessin has been a practicing Pediatrician from 1982 - 2023, and has served as an expert witness in Pediatric malpractice litigation since 1987, working for both plaintiff and defense. Trained at Stanford and Yale, Dr. Lessin has experience in case review as well as both deposition and trial testimony. He was a founding member and Vice President of one of the larger US single specialty Pediatric practices with 8 locations and 26 clinicians, His practice includes children from birth through college. Dr. Lessin is active on a national policy level, having been co-lead author on several American Academy of Pediatrics policy statements and technical reports, as well as being a member of the authoring committee on several others. He is co-editor of the 2019 AAP ADHD Toolkit. He reviews a majority of AAP policy statements making comments for possible revision as needed. He has been a member of the Committee on Practice/Ambulatory Medicine and the Payer Advocacy Advisory Commi...

Linda Siegel, MD

New York, New York
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Pediatrics, sepsis, respiratory failure, ARDS, multi-organ system failure, pediatric sedation, cardiac arrest
I am a practicing pediatric intensivist with 27 years experience. I am currently an assistant professor of Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York. I am board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Palliative Medicine. I have extensive experience in caring for infants and children with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, ARDS, multi-organ system failure, septic shock, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, and liver failure. I have cared for children after bone marrow transplant as well as liver and kidney transplants and children on ECMO. I have experience in chart review and with depositions. I will give you an honest opinion about the validity of your case.

Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP

New York
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pedia...

Michael Tunik, MD NYU Grossman School of Medicine

NY, New York
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Research, Professor NYU SOM, Child Abuse, EMS for Children, Pediatric Resuscitation, Research Design, Statistics, Pediatric: Poisoning, Sepsis, Shock, Respiratory Failure, Critical Asthma, Neonatal Sepsis
Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Grossman SOM Attending Physician, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center Research Director for NYU Grossman SOM, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Board Certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 35 years of Clinical Experience as Attending Physician at NYU / Bellevue Bellevue Hospital Center - Level 1 Trauma Center, Re implantation Center, Stroke Center, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Cardiac Center. Pediatric Emergency Care Center, Pediatric Critical Care Center Research and Expertise in Pediatric EMS care, Pediatric Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest, Pediatric Neurological Emergencies, Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies. Published > 90 articles, 5 textbook chapters, and Co Editor of 5 EMS resource texts for EMS prehospital care of children. I have reviewed over 23 cases as an Expert in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. I have consulted for both Plaintiff and Defense. I have te...

Eric R Weinberg, MD PM Pediatric Care

Croton on Hudson, New York
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric urgent care, malpractice, expert witness, pediatric, medical malpractice, board certified, academic
Vice President of Medical Education for PM Pediatric Care, the largest pediatric urgent care practice in the country (75 offices across 14 states). - I create and implement regional and national standards of care for pediatricians. - Part of my role involves the review of lawsuits and license complaints against our >500 clinicians. In addition, I have 10 years of experience in expert witness review for medical malpractice - >10 years of experience in multiple academic Pediatric Emergency Medicine Departments as clinician and educator - 10 years of experience in Pediatric Urgent Care Medicine as clinician and educator - Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L Allison Weiner-Lasher Therapy and Consulting Services, LLC.

New York
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, surgical protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, orthopedics, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, ergonomics, medical necessity, billing, oncology, outpatient, neurological, neuro,
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 9+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aides. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric surgery, Cerebral Palsy, muscular dystrophy, falls, falling off equipment. 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, Achilles repairs, rotator cuff repairs, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, orthopedics, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, lum...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

Southport, North Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

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 has experience with hospital care of the well newborn. She has served 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.

Abdallah Ajani, MD, FACEP UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

Ohio
Emergency Medicine, Medical Management - Airway management, resuscitation, trauma, myocardial infarct, MI, heart attack, stroke, pediatrics, labor, obstetrics, sepsis, septic shock, pulmonary embolism, PE, psychiatric care, vascular access, sedation, elderly care, personal injury, failure to diagnose/treat, medication error, nursing home
Dr. Ajani completed emergency medicine residency in 2016 at an urban, high volume trauma center in Detroit, MI, and has been practicing as a board certified emergency physician since that time. He has worked in large academic centers in Detroit, MI and Worcester, MA, as well as small, resource-limited community settings in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Dr. Ajani has experience conducting primary clinical as well as bench research, drafting manuscripts, presenting at national level conferences, and co-authoring textbook chapters. He has experience being involved in peer-review committee and also served in a mentorship role for residents in the past. Dr. Ajani currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical School, a leading academic institution in research and education. He currently plays an active role supervising medical students, residents, mid-level providers in various clinical settings an...

Jonathan Gully, MD

Cincinnati, Ohio
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Urgent Care, Preventative Medicine, Standard of Care, Pediatrics, Diabetes, Cancer Screening, Failure to Diagnose, Adolescent Health Care, Chest Pain, Infections, Gynecology
Dr. Gully is board certified in Family Medicine, currently practicing full-time as a Primary Care Physician, including care through telemedicine. In addition to treating patients he also supervises Nurse Practitioners and medical students. Prior to this he practiced in both Urgent Care Centers and Hospital settings. He earned an MD from the University of Cincinnati and completed residency in Chicago. Dr. Gully has recent experience in cases involving failure to diagnose, cancer screening, anticoagulation therapy, orthopedics, infections, and morbidity following inpatient and outpatient surgery. He has been lauded for his written and oral communication skills, as well as poise during testimony. Dr. Gully has experience working for plaintiff and defense attorney's, and is comfortable with both. He has also consulted in criminal cases.

Caleb M. Habeck, MD, FAAP

Akron, Ohio
Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Hospitalist / Inpatient, Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Jaundice, Newborn resuscitation, Hypoglycemia, Circumcision, Respiratory distress, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Sexual / Child abuse / Neglect, Asthma, Standard of care, Development, Behavior, Vaccines, Serious bacterial infections (SBI), SIDS
I am a clinically active full-time Pediatric Hospitalist employed by Akron Children’s Hospital. In my practice, I have worked at multiple regional hospitals, both academic and community-based, in the Northeast Ohio region, including Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Boardman, Warren, and Dover. I primarily see patients in inpatient pediatric units with experience diagnosing and treating sick and injured pediatric patients with a high level of care. I have also cared for a significant number of neonates in Level I Well Newborn nurseries and Level II Special Care nurseries. I do circumcisions regularly as well as newborn resuscitations for all neonates that are delivered under my care. I am board certified in Pediatrics. I was born, raised, and have remained in Ohio - I graduated Cum Laude from The University of Akron with my B.S. in just 2 years, followed by my M.D. from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and my residency in Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital. I often teach...

Roger P Barton, MD, FAAP Acute and Intensive Care Pediatrics of Oklahoma, PLLC

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Cardiac Care, Pediatric Trauma, sepsis, septic shock, ECMO, Pediatrics, respiratory failure, Pediatric Transport
I have practiced for over 25 years in pediatric critical care medicine and have been medical director of Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis (Tulsa, OK) 20-bed tertiary care PICU since 1998. I am board certified in both Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and General Pediatrics. I have significant experience in pediatric critical care, pediatric cardiovascular surgical intensive care, pediatric emergency medicine, and pediatric hospital medicine. I am also well versed in both VV and VA ECMO and have directed our ECMO program (10 annual average cases) for over 13 years. As a Level 1 PICU, I have extensive experience with high frequency ventilation (HFOV), inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). I have been a medical advisor for Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC that is a quality database for over 180 PICU’s throughout North America used to assess quality and levels of care guidelines. I am a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at both Uni...

Hokehe Effiong, MD Glow Pediatrics LLC

Edmond, Oklahoma
Pediatrics - pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric neglect Newborn Nursery, Telemedicine, Child, Infant, Teenager, Racial, Bias, child custody, adolescent medicine, fostercare, child custody, outpatient, inpatient, neonatal care
An experienced board-certified pediatrician licensed in Oklahoma with over 9 years of post-graduate experience in general pediatrics. I am an expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years old and I have enthusiastically participated in advocating for foster children in child abuse cases. I have performed hundreds of well and sick child examinations and diagnosed and treated a wide variety of illnesses. My medical training has spanned from Grenada to New Jersey. Over the past 9 years, I have practiced rural pediatric medicine, newborn nursery care and telemedicine, My diverse experiences as a clinician uniquely suited to engage in medical expert witness work. I excel at maintaining effective communication with the law team and remain punctual and professional in all testimony and document submission.

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP DBP Doc, PLLC Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Education, Consultation, and Training

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pediatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, domestic adoption, special education school services, premature infants, adoption, foster care, child trauma, racism, bullying, autism, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, learning problems, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, intercountry adoption
I am a board-certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician with 20 years of experience and expertise in developmental disabilites, behavioral conditions, child trauma, racism, adoption and foster care.

Alana Arnold, MD, MBA

Pennsylvania
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric orthopedic injuries, pediatric neglect, pediatric non-accidental trauma, pediatric resuscitation, pediatric sedations, pediatric emergency medicine
I have served as medical director for a community hospital, for pediatric emergency medicine since 2020. I have trained at the world's largest free-standing children's hospital and trauma center. I have wide expertise for pediatrics, and pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, neglect, trauma, and other injuries. I have been an expert witness several times, and have worked well with lawyers and other professionals. My work network is large, and I am able to call on other pediatric specialists that can be of assistance [radiology, orthopedics, neurology, for example]. I have my MBA in healthcare management and know how to be efficient and quite thorough with my cases.

Prafulchandra U Bhatt, MD, F.A.A.P. Praful U Bhatt, MD, LLC

Mill Hall, Pennsylvania
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Children and Adolescent routine and sick care, both outpatient and inpatient. Interest in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, GI disorders in children, Delayed development, Emotional and Behavioral disorders in children
- Board Certification in Pediatrics, by the American Board of Pediatrics. - Chief of Section of Pediatrics at UPMC Lock Haven, PA, 1983-2017. Currently Maintaining privileges in Maternal Child Health Section at UPMC Williamsport, as a community physician - Assistant Clinical Professor, PA program, The Commonwealth University, Lock Haven, PA - Member, Advisory Board, PA Program, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA - Research participation and multiple publications in peer reviewed journals on several topics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Presentations to prenatal classes on Newborn and Infant Nutrition and Safety and Injury prevention in Newborns, Infants and Children - Teaching students in Nursing, PA students and Medical students

Dustin D Flannery, DO, MSCE Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics - Neonatal infection, neonatal sepsis, group B strep, GBS, prematurity, premature, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, NICU, newborn, obstetrics
Dustin Daniel Flannery, DO, MSCE, is an attending neonatologist with more than 10 years of experience and double board certification in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He practices in both level 3 and level 4 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), attends high-risk deliveries and provides complex perinatal consultations, and also attends in the well newborn nursery. He is also an accomplished and funded clinical researcher with more than 50 publications/abstracts/book chapters to date in the field of neonatal infectious diseases. Dr. Flannery received a Bachelor of Science (BS) with Honors from Virginia Tech and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing a residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is also a...

Alberto A. Marante, M.D

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergencies, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Procedures, Pediatric Procedural Sedation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Chronic Care, Child Abuse or Neglect, Pediatric Injuries, Pediatric Surgeries, Child illness or Accidents, Newborns.
Dr. Marante is a highly experienced Pediatrician with 35 years of practice experience. During his career has been responsible for oversight and management of patients at various hospitals totaling 38 pediatric ICU and over 100 general pediatric beds. He has coordinated patient care across multiple pediatric subspecialties and environments, including a pediatric sedation clinic, pediatric cancer program, pediatric trauma units, pediatric burn care, pediatric rehabilitation and complex chronic pediatric care among others. Dr. Marante is currently practicing general pediatrics in the outpatient environment. In addition for most of his career, Dr. Marante has actively participated in medical education. He has served as teaching faculty for Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics. He has been responsible for teaching pediatric residents and medical students. He has also served as Assistant and then as Program Director for a Pediatric Residency program. Dr. Marante has multip...

Michelle L Repman-Pifer, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC, CLCP, LCP-C, PGAP Provider Presque Isle Rehab Services, LLC

Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation - Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, Civil Liability, Mass Tort, Medical Cost Projections, Case Management, Earning Assessments, Labor Market Surveys, Amputation, Orthopedic Trauma, Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Pediatrics, Special Damages Expert
Ms. Repman-Pifer is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also a PGAP provider, certified in cognitive behavioral interventions to those with acquired disabilities and mental health diagnoses. In addition to her educational degrees, Ms. Repman-Pifer is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Certified Life Care Planner. Ms. Repman-Pifer is highly experienced in Vocational Expert Opinions through formal reports and testimony. Ms. Repman-Pifer is experienced in cases such as: - Personal injury claims - Medical malpractice cases - Pediatrics - Divorce/alimony disputes - Workers’ compensation cases - Disability Cases - Wrongful death cases - Birth injury cases As a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), Ms. Repman-Pifer is able to determine and explain the present and futu...

Deborah L. Silver, M.D. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, Hospitalist Pediatrics, Inpatient Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics General, Pediatrician, consultative pediatrician
Board Certified Pediatric Hospitalist; Board certified Pediatrician; Pediatric Hospitalist for 28 years; Educator for Pediatric and Family Practice Residents; qualified to review Pediatric Emergency care; qualified to review Pediatric outpatient care.

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...

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.

Jennifer Snow, MD, MBA

Memphis, Tennessee
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - Healthcare Administration
I have extensive experience in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Hospital Medicine and am board certified in both Pediatric Critical Care and General Pediatrics. My residency and fellowship training were completed at Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital. I have over 15 years of clinical experience and have served as Department Chair and Medical Director for 8 years. I am now Chief Medical Officer at Baptist Women’s and Children’s Hospital. I am highly experienced in caring for infants, children, and adolescents with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, ARDS, multi-system organ failure, sepsis, shock, and procedural sedation. I am highly experienced in pediatric case reviews serving on multiple hospital professional practice evaluation committees. I also hold a Physician Executive MBA with education, knowledge, and experience in health care law and administration. I am in good standing with Tennessee and Virginia medical boards, hold active licen...

Alana Arnold, MD, MBA

Texas
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric orthopedic injuries, pediatric neglect, pediatric non-accidental trauma, pediatric resuscitation, pediatric sedations, pediatric emergency medicine
I have served as medical director for a community hospital, for pediatric emergency medicine since 2020. I have trained at the world's largest free-standing children's hospital and trauma center. I have wide expertise for pediatrics, and pediatric emergency medicine, child abuse, neglect, trauma, and other injuries. I have been an expert witness several times, and have worked well with lawyers and other professionals. My work network is large, and I am able to call on other pediatric specialists that can be of assistance [radiology, orthopedics, neurology, for example]. I have my MBA in healthcare management and know how to be efficient and quite thorough with my cases.

Ronald Bronicki, MD

Houston, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology - Pediatrics; pediatric intensive care; pediatric cardiac intensive care.
I have been a medical legal expert for upwards of 20 years. My area of expertise is pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric cardiac critical care medicine.

Janice Davis, MD

Houston , Texas
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology - anesthesiology, pediatrics, pain management, regional anesthesia, neonatal, line placement, difficult airway, airway management, blood transfusion, perioperative care, intraoperative management,
Dr. Davis is a double board certified Harvard trained pediatric anesthesiologist with more than seven years experience. In addition to children, she specializes in adult anesthesiology. She has numerous publications in difficult airway management and intraoperative blood transfusions.

Melinda M. Holliday, MD, FAAP

Austin, Texas
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Board Certified Pediatrician, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Standard of Care, Vaccines, Pediatric Procedures, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Child Abuse/Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Medical Chart Review, Lacerations, Allergic Reactions, Fractures, Asthma
Board certified Pediatrician with broad clinical experience in general, hospitalist, telemedicine, urgent care and emergency pediatric medicine. Dr. Holliday practiced for 6 years as a Pediatric ER attending in a Level II Trauma Center in NYC including supervising ER and Pediatric medical residents as well as mid level providers. She has worked extensively with underserved populations, both urban and rural, including migrant communities and is fluent in Spanish. She currently works in general, urgent care and telemedicine pediatrics in Austin, Texas which includes acute management of lacerations, fractures, asthma exacerbations, allergic reactions, medication reactions, foreign bodies, animal bites, rabies prevention management, MVAs, wound care and head trauma. Her general pediatric practice focuses on adolescent medicine and asthma management. She has also been a telemedicine physician since 2017 with multiple providers. Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics Board Eligible, Urgent...

Leslie Johanson, MSN RN CPNP

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

ALONSO J OSORIO-GIRALDO, MD INDEPENDENT

TYLER, Texas
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine - I have 23 years of experience in EMERGENCY MEDICINE / FAMILY MEDICINE, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, STROKE, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, PEDIATRICS, CRITICAL CARE OF OF ACUTE EMERGENCIES, MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS/MVC, SURGICAL & MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS, OB-GYN EMERGENCIES, MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS/INTERACTION
Dr. Alonso J. Osorio-Giraldo, M.D. was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia. A Foreign Medical Graduate who has been in medical practice now for 21+ successful years. He is a graduate of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, in December 2001, and immigrated to the USA more than 24 years ago with the dream of becoming a physician trained in North America. Initially, he trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Family Medicine from 2003 to 2006, was in private practice for 2 years, and went back for a second residency training in Emergency Medicine from 2008 to 2011 at the University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital. He currently holds the credentials of Board Certification in Emergency Medicine (ABEM), and Board Certification in Family Medicine (ABFM), and is proudly a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Academy of Family Physicians, and The American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Osorio has held leadership positio...

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP DBP Doc, PLLC Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Education, Consultation, and Training

Texas
Pediatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, domestic adoption, special education school services, premature infants, adoption, foster care, child trauma, racism, bullying, autism, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, learning problems, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, intercountry adoption
I am a board-certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician with 20 years of experience and expertise in developmental disabilites, behavioral conditions, child trauma, racism, adoption and foster care.

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,...

Dina Al-Joburi, DO

Arlington, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatrics, heart attack, fracture, pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, pneumonia, ectopic pregnancy, infection, heart failure, testicular torsion, appendicitis
I have been practicing emergency medicine and urgent care medicine since 2017. I am board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. In addition, I do chart reviews to evaluate medical necessity for various types of cases and work in clinical research.

Michael Z. Blumberg, M.D., J.D., MSHA Allergy Partners

Richmond, Virginia
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics - toxic mold, sick building syndrome, drug adverse reactions, food adverse reactions, allergy asthma diagnosis
Ten years of experience as an expert witness with special background in, toxic mold, sick building syndrome, drug adverse reactions, food adverse reactions, allergy asthma diagnosis, treatment adverse events. Clinical Professor Department Allergy and Immunology VCUH Current member Virginia State Child Fatality Review Team. Represent Medical Society of Virginia and appointed by past five Governors of Virginia. Internship and Residency New York Presbyterian- Cornell University Medical Center Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology National Jewish Health/ University of Colorado. NIH funded Extensive clinical research and journal publications and abstracts. Recipient community service awards and numerous Best Doctor commendations. Background in legal thinking

Michael Burbridge, DO, FAAP, SFHM

Glen Allen, Virginia
Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatrics - Pediatric hospital medicine, newborns, child abuse, neonatal sepsis, resuscitation, jaundice, hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus, neglect, asthma, respiratory failure, dehydration, protocols, guidelines, standard of care, COVID, meningitis, handoff, transition of care, vaccine, bronchiolitis, MIS-C
Experience: - Double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics - 20+ years experience - Award winning teacher with experience explaining complex medical topics - Associate Professor at multiple medical schools (George Washington University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine) - Pediatric Peer Review Committee chairman - Chief of pediatric medical staff, section chief, medical director, committee chair, site leader for several quality improvement projects - Expert witness in many child abuse and neglect cases, including deposition and trial testimony - Distinguished speaker at national society meetings and lecturer to attending physicians, residents, and medical students - Active clinical practice at community and academic hospitals and previous partner in private practice Education: - Wake Forest University Brenner Children’s Hospital - Nova Southeastern...

Edward A Johnson, MD

Chesapeake, Virginia
Pediatrics, Hospitalist - Pediatric Hospitalist, Patient safety, eating disorders, sepsis, cerebral palsy, malpractice, Bronchiolitis, Urgent care, Personal injury, Asthma, Viral infections, Myocarditis, Respiratory infections
Dr. Johnson is a Board-Certified pediatric hospitalist with over 10 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. A pediatric hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of hospitalized children. His current practice includes providing pediatric hospitalist care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Johnson teaches medical students, and residents in a pediatric inpatient setting at Children's Hospital of the Kings' Daughters in Virginia as an Associate Professor. Dr. Johnson is currently a medical director of two medical-surgical floors in the hospital. Dr. Johnson has expertise in all aspects of pediatric hospital medicine. He is very comfortable with many aspects of multidisciplinary care. He has worked with many other specialists including surgery, urology, endocrinology, pulmonology, and gastroenterology to name a few. Dr. Johnson also has expertise in managing patients with chronic and complex medical conditions.

Niran S. Al-Agba, MD, FAAP Silverdale Pediatrics, PLLC

Silverdale, Washington
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - General Pediatrics, Child Abuse Misdiagnosis, Second Opinions, Non-Accidental Trauma, Neglect, Bruising, Failure to Thrive, Short Stature, Sepsis, Meningitis, Fractures, Injuries, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Abusive Head Trauma, and Child Death,
My name is Dr. Niran Al-Agba and I am board-certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. I work at a busy outpatient pediatrics clinic for 22 years. I see thousands of patients annually. As a rural pediatrician, I have extensive experience with urgent and emergency care of children, including abusive trauma, bruising, fractures, asthma, allergic reactions, drug allergy, removal of foreign bodies, animal bites, wound care and head trauma. I teach and supervise medical students and residents regularly. I graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, the top-ranked school in primary care medicine for the past 20 years. I trained in general pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and residency at Denver Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. I hold a dual adjunct faculty appointment as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital in...

Gregory Risk, MD, MPH, FACEP Gregory Risk, MD, PC

West Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Appendicitis, Airway Management, Aortic dissection, Aortic Aneurysm, Cauda Equina, COVID, Central Line Placement, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, Head trauma, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Pulmonary Embolism , Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Testicular torsion, Pediatrics, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
Actively practicing Emergency physician with 30 years of experience, as well as Medical Director for five Emergency Departments, and Regional Medical Director for large group seeing over 250,000 patients annually. 15 years of medical malpractice review for both plaintiff and defense. Over 150 cases reviewed, with approximately 30 depositions and trial testimony given. Served on national committees as well as state Board of Directors and Past President of state specialty college. Extensive military service with multiple overseas deployments. Extensive teaching experience as Assistant Clinical Professor at Medical school and Emergency Medicine residency. Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support/ATLS Instructor, Basic Life Support/BLS Instructor. Expert witness who will give straightforward review and analysis of strengths and weaknesses for each case. Specialize in deposition and trial preparation for clients. Extensive references available. I look ...
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