Pulmonary Disease Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of pulmonary disease expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on pulmonary disease and related issues. Pulmonary disease 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 pulmonary disease expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Asthma, COPD, Sepsis, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care Medicine, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Apnea, Occupational Lung Disease, ARDS, Covid 19, Internal Medicine, Intubation, and Sleep Medicine.

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James L Pearle, MD Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc.

Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - occupational lung disease, hospitalist medicine, sleep apnea, apnea, COPD, asthma, asbestosis, critical care medicine, lung cancer, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis,medical malpractice, Covid, mold exposure
Asbestosis and Occupational Lung Diseases with national expertise and publications. Medical Malpractice. Sleep Disorders, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hospitalist, Pulmonary , Critical care and Internal Medicine. Former Medical Director Kindred Hospital, Former Hospital Chief of Staff, Director of Hospital Respiratory Therapy, President Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc, President Southern California Hospitalist Network, Independent Medical Examiner, President and Principal Investigator California Research Medical Group, Inc. (over 125 trials as PI), over 100 depositions and trials. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, Former Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine. Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine Chairman, Physician Well-Being Committee, St. Jude Medical Center

Cidney Scott Hulett, MD, MPH

Little Rock, Arkansas
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Interventional Pulmonology, mechanical ventilation, sepsis, septic shock, respiratory failure, ECMO, central line, intubation, chest tube, bronchoscopy, EBUS, lung biopsy, critical care echocardiography, neurocritical care

Roy Artal, MD

Los Angeles, California
Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine - Sleep Specialist, Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome, Narcolepsy, Hypersomnia, Insomnia, Parasomnia, sleep walking, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, REM behavior disorder, drowsy driving, COPD, emphysema, Asthma, Pulmonary Nodule, Lung Cancer, pneumonia, interstitial lung disease
Dr. Roy Artal is a multi board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist. Dr. Artal received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California in 1991, and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine in 1995. Following medical school Dr. Artal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai-UCLA-VA Combined Fellowship Program. He is Board Certified in Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine, and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a former Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, is the Medical Director of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep disorders center, a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Women's Guild Lung Institute Center of Excellence, a Fellow of both the American College of Ches...

Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME Nelhs Betancourt, M.D ., Inc.

Irvine, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Independent Medical Examiner, IME, Internal Medicine, Lung, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Solvents, Chemical Exposures, Mold, Workers' Compensation, Bauxite, Toxicology, Diabetes, Stroke, Rheumatological Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pulmonary Disease, Fit-For-Duty, Chronic Pain, Gastrointestinal Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Toxicology, American Board of Independent Medical Evaluators, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians, Board Certified Physician Advisor, Medical Review Officer, Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, and certified in the use of the AMA Guides, for impairment determinations. Dr. Betancourt has numerous years of experience performing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) within the scope of his credentials. His in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Biochemistry and Toxicology, provide a solid framework to thoroughly investigate and determine causation and/or formulate recommendations, for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. Dr. Betancourt has performed IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, strok...

Nachman Brautbar, MD Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine, Toxicology - Nephrology, Occupational Medicine, Pharmacology - Clinical, Pulmonary Disease
Dr. Nachman Brautbar is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a specialization in toxicology. His list of past and present academic appointments include: Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He specializes in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace and environment,product liability, personal injury and standard of care.

James F Lineback, MD, FCCP Newport Longevity Medical Group

Newport Beach, California
Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine - Cause of Death, Life Expectancy, Catastrophic Injury, Covid 19
SPECIFIC AREA of EXPERTISE: Causation and Life Expectancy in Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury cases Board Certification: --Internal Medicine --Pulmonary Medicine --recertification, 2016 Academic Appointment: Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. Lecture Series: Practicum for second year medical students; Pathophysiology and Mechanisms of Disease, 1997-present. Medical Practice: --Pulmonary and Chest Medicine --Emergency Medicine Pathology Experience: Hektoen Institute, Chicago, Illinois Laboratory assistant

James L Pearle, MD Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc.

Corona Del Mar, California
Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine - occupational lung disease, hospitalist medicine, sleep apnea, apnea, COPD, asthma, asbestosis, critical care medicine, lung cancer, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis,medical malpractice, Covid, mold exposure
Asbestosis and Occupational Lung Diseases with national expertise and publications. Medical Malpractice. Sleep Disorders, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hospitalist, Pulmonary , Critical care and Internal Medicine. Former Medical Director Kindred Hospital, Former Hospital Chief of Staff, Director of Hospital Respiratory Therapy, President Western Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc, President Southern California Hospitalist Network, Independent Medical Examiner, President and Principal Investigator California Research Medical Group, Inc. (over 125 trials as PI), over 100 depositions and trials. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, Former Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine. Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine Chairman, Physician Well-Being Committee, St. Jude Medical Center

Steven M. Simons, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine - Asthma, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, lung cancer; recent Chief of Staff - Cedars - Sinai; Professor - UCLA, medical director, medical affairs - Cedars - Sinai
Over 20 years experience. Former Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary Division - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Currently Medical Director, Medical Affairs - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA School of Medicine.

Stephen L. Newman, MD, MBA, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Occupational Medicine - Asbestos, Silicosis, Cancer,Certified Grade B reader NIOSH, IMEs, Internal Medicine, Occupational Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders
I have served as an expert witness in occupational pulmonary disease: asbestos and silicosis for 40 years. I have issued several thousand reports, over one hundred depositions, and multiple court appearances. I am currenlty licensed in nine states I am a NIOSH Certified Grade B reader. I will serve as an expert witness for malpractice, defense in internal, pulmonary and sleep disorders medicine. I am a consultant to industry in both medical device and pharmaceutical product development.

Jeffrey S. Schwartz, MD Colorado Pulmonary Associates

Denver, Colorado
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Occupational lung disease, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, sepsis

Larry S. Wasser, M.D. Associated Pulmonologists of Western CT

BROOKFIELD, Connecticut
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Urgent Care, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory failure, Lung Cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Asbestosis, Post-operative management, Covid-19, Occupational lung disease, Mold
I am board-certified by the ABIM, in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and am a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well a member of the American Thoracic Society. I am formerly an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I have 30 years of clinical experience specializing in Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Asbestosis, Occupational Lung Disease, Respiratory failure, Sepsis, mechanical ventilation, Critical Care, Postoperative management, COVID-related pulmonary disease, Mold and environmental exposures I have been "hands-on", providing direct pulmonary patient care since 1986 and have had the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural settings, allowing me to gain an expansive clinical expertise. I am currently licensed in CT, NY, FL, PA, IN, OH, GA, CA, MI, NJ, VA, WI. I attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and did all of my re...

Brian E Angsten, MD Angsten Center for Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders, PA

Sarasota, Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Francis Averill, MD St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute

Clearwater, Florida
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Parasomnias, Narcolepsy, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sleep Medicine
Frank Averill, MD, is an award-winning, multi-boarded, Medical Director, Principal Clinical Investigator & Full-Time Founding Physician of St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute. With over 30 years of experience in medicine, he trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, as well as, the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He's multi-boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care, & sleep medicine, and completed his specialty fellowship in allergy & immunology. Dr. Averill is a nationally renowned speaker on healthcare issues and has been featured on TV and radio. His name appears on listed in “America’s Top Physicians”, “Best Physicians in the United States”, “Best Physicians in Florida”, and Best Physicians in Tampa Bay”. Additionally, his medical research and dozens of published articles have received commendation and acclaim. With a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University School of Law, and a member of the Florida Bar sin...

Jeffrey C Wolkowicz, MD

Coral Springs , Florida
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, COPD, Pneumonia, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, asbestosis, Occupational Lung disease, sleep apnea, sepsis, ARDS, Critical care
I provide support to Litigators, IME's, record reviews + expert testimony for over 10 yrs. Have served as expert witness including testimony at depositions + in court to both plaintiff + defendants , in the fields of, Pulmonary + Critical Care Medicine, Pneumonia, COPD, sleep apnea, ARDS, Reactive Airways Disease, sepsis, lung cancer, asbestos + Occupational Lung diseases

Curtis J Coley II, MD, MHA, FCCP

Atlanta, Georgia
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Sepsis, Shock, Pulmonary Embolus, Hemorrhage, ARDS, COVID-19, Asthma, COPD, Occupational Exposure, Airway Management, Hypercarbia, Hypoxia, Intubation, EMR, AI, Process Improvement, Quality, RCA, Aspiration, Code Blue, Healthcare Disparities, Social Determinants of Health.
I have maintained Board Certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and have been in practice for more than 19 years. I have been involved with Medical Legal Review for over a decade. I have worked in multiple health systems across the country, and understand the impact of subtle regional differences in practice. I have held numerous leadership positions at the local and at the system level. In addition to participation on many Medical Executive Committees, I have served as the Medical Director of Critical Care Medicine at two facilities (Piedmont Atlanta and Piedmont Fayette), served as Chairman of Internal Medicine (Piedmont Atlanta) and I served as the Chairman of the Sepsis Taskforce for Piedmont Healthcare. I have vast experience with Key Performance Indicators/Quality Metrics related to Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. I have a deep understanding of Electronic Medical Records, and how the providers interface with them.

Matthew Moll, MD, MPH Mass General Brigham and Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, ARDS, deep venous thromobosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, pulmonary, mechanical ventilation, cough, shortness of breath, shock, covid
Dr. Moll is an academic pulmonary and intensive care unit physician (board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care) and faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His expertise is broad within pulmonary and critical care medicine and he has extensive expertise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis, as he leads a laboratory investigating these diseases. He is an attending on the pulmonary consult service at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the medical intensive care unit at the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System. He enjoys taking care of patients and supervising medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr Moll received his medical degree from Penn State and a Master of Public Health in Quantitative Methods from the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center, his clinical fellowship at Brigham and Wo...

Robert W. Irwin, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

Troy, New York
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary, respiratory therapy, critical care, Intensive care, Sleep medicine, Lung cancer diagnosis, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonia, sepsis, Aspiration
Over 60 testimonies- trial and depositions. All aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Both plaintiff and defense. 5 federal case testimonies. Clinical experience - Pulmonary and Critical Care Services providing in patient and out patient diagnosis and care in Albany, Troy and Saratoga NY.

Chandar R Abboy, MD Chandar Abboy MD PLLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sepsis, Septic Shock, ICU care, Mechanical Ventilation, Lung masses and nodules, ARDS, Pneumonia, COPD, Asthma, Life Support, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Cancer
Quadruple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. I finished my undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine with Bachelor of Science and Minor in History. My other trainings was at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India for medical school. I did Internal Medicine residency was at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. I completed Pulmonary/Critical care fellowship at NYU Langone Hospital in Mineola, NY. I had been in private practice for greater than 9 years seeing patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. I am currently doing predominantly critical care work and regularly involved with patient care. Current active medical licenses in North and South Carolina, California, Wyoming, Iowa, West Virginia and Georgia. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.

C. Gerard Petersen, M.D.

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Embolism, Occupational Lung Disease, COPD, Asthma, Reactive Airways Disease, Asbestos, Mold, Radon, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, CPAP, Narcolepsy, Commercial Driver's License, Motor Vehicle Accident
Board Certified: Pulmonary Disease - ABIM, Sleep Medicine - ABSM, Critical Care Medicine - ABIM, Internal Medicine - ABIM Dr. Petersen has been in clinical practice for more than 20+ years as a board-certified physician in the areas of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine. He has been an active member of his hospital network's peer review committee for 15+ years. He has provided medical-legal consultation on the topics of asthma, reactive airways disease, obstructive sleep apnea, CDL, sepsis, pneumonia, critical care and lung cancer for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Chad Paxson, D.O.

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine - sleep disorders, sleep apnea, sleepwalking, parasomnia, CPAP, INSPIRE, intubation, central line, intubation, tracheostomy, airway management, ventilator management, sepsis, COVID-19, critical care, pulmonary disease, asbestos, asthma, COPD
Board certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care, sleep medicine and internal medicine through the ABIM. Fellowship trained at Louisiana State University and have been in both private and employed practice settings since 2012. Experienced and practiced in multiple states and various practice/hospital sizes from community settings to large tertiary referral centers in large cities. Currently sit on multiple hospital leadership committees including medical executive committee, pharmacy and therapeutics committee as well as take an active role in changes effecting our sleep medicine program to include sleep lab accreditation procedures, participating in the installation of an INSPIRE program and actively teach and hold the role of supervisor for our sleep nurse practitioner for the state medical board. Have been featured in Chattanooga’s Healthscope and interviewed on local area news on topics as they pertain to sleep medicine as well. Incorporating medical expert witnessing i...

Richard R Rosenthal, M.S., M.D, FACP Richard R. Rosenthal,M.D., Ltd

Great Falls, Virginia
Allergy & Immunology, Mold - Toxic mold, asthma, pulmonary disease, junk science
Experienced in defense of "toxic mold" litigation. Trained in allergy and pulmonary medicine. Law school classroom experience and participation in Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Science of Evidence, Medical Malpractice and Litigation. References available.
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