Surgical Oncology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of surgical oncology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on surgical oncology and related issues. Surgical oncology 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 surgical oncology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Surgical Oncology, Robotic Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Melanoma, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stomach, Abdominal Surgery, Appendectomy, Appendicitis, Appendix Surgery, Bile Duct Surgery, Biliary Tree, Bowel Resection, and Breast Cancer.

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Kevin M. Lowe, MD, PhD

Roanoke, Indiana
Oncology, General Surgery - Cancer surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pancreas Surgery, Liver surgery, Bile duct surgery, Gall Bladder surgery, Stomach surgery, Esophagus surgery, Retroperitoneal Sarcoma surgery, Robotic surgery
Dr. Lowe is an experienced, fellowship-trained cancer surgeon who focuses on diseases of the pancreas, liver, bile ducts, stomach, esophagus, small intestine and retroperitoneum. He has performed over 300 complex robotic cases. Dr. Lowe has been a member of the Army Reserves for sixteen years and has been deployed to Afghanistan four times. Dr Lowe has been awarded the Emerging Investigator Award 2019, Stephens Cancer Center; Faculty of the Year 2019 Carle General Surgery Residency, Teaching Awards for 2019 also include: Excellence in Professionalism, Excellence in Evidence Based Practice, Excellence in Non-operative teaching.

Wayne S Orr, III

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Ridgeland, Mississippi
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology - surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, abdominal surgery, dermatological surgery, acute care surgery, breast surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel surgery, appendix surgery, sarcoma, melanoma, acute care surgery, stomach, gastric, robotic surgery, appendicitis,
General Surgery- University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Memphis, TN Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Division Chief, Surgical Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Staff General Surgeon at Southwest Mississippi Medical Center- McComb, MS Staff General Surgeon at Merit Health Systems- Madison, MS Associate Program Director for General Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS State Chair, American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer, Mississippi Chairman, Clinical Cancer Committee at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS Chair, Gastrointestinal Tumor Board at the University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS

Louis Salamone, MD, FACS

University of Vermont Health Network

Brooklyn, New York
General Surgery - Surgical oncology, trauma surgery, acute care surgery, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, surgery qualify improvement, surgical education, colorectal surgery
I am Harvard- and Yale-educated general surgeon with nine years of attending experience in general surgery, trauma/acute care surgery, and surgical oncology. After completing my residency at Stanford in 2014, I worked at Stanford's affiliate public hospital--a level 1 trauma center--for seven years as a staff surgeon and Stanford Assistant Professor of Surgery (Affiliated). I spearheaded the development of the hospital's surgical oncology program, treating the full spectrum of colorectal, pancreas, liver, and stomach cancers. For my contributions to resident education, I was awarded Stanford's annual teaching award three times (2017, 2020, 2021), and I took on multiple leadership roles in surgical quality improvement and education. As an expert in minimally invasive surgery and particularly surgical robotics, I have been selected as a proctor for Intuitive Surgical to help train the next generation of robotic general surgeons. In my current clinical position in the University o...

Umut Sarpel, MD, MSc, FACS

Praxis Med Experts

NEW YORK, New York
General Surgery - Surgical, Oncology, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical, Clinical Research, Cancer, stomach, pancreas, liver, biliary tree, small bowel, and colon, as well as sarcomas, robotic surgery
Umut Sarpel, MD, MSc, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in Surgical Oncology and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester and earned her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Sarpel completed her residency in General Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and then pursued an additional two years of fellowship training in the field of Surgical Oncology while attaining a Master of Science in Clinical Research. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Sarpel specializes in the care of patients with cancers of the stomach, pancreas, liver, biliary tree, small bowel, and colon, as well as sarcomas. Her practice includes open and robotic surgery. In addition, she performs Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of carcinomatosis. A compelling stor...

Michail Shafir, MD, MPH, FACS

New York, New York
General Surgery, Oncology - Surgical Oncology, Carcinoid, Neuroendocrine Tumor, Melanoma, Cancer Clinical Trials, Breast Cancer

Emily Hedrick, MSPAS, PA-C

Alexandria, Virginia
Physician Assistant, General Surgery - Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Disease, Pancreatitis, Gallbladder Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cholecystitis, Cholecystectomy, Gastrectomy, Bowel Resection, Appendectomy, Peri-operative Care, Intra-abdominal Abscess, Hernia Repair
I am an experienced Surgical Physician Assistant with a demonstrated history of over 10 years in clinical practice. I have participated in the care of patients across numerous surgical subspecialties including hepatobiliary surgery, general surgery, surgical oncology, trauma surgery, breast surgery, bariatric surgery and colorectal surgery. My clinical roles include providing operative consultations, first assisting in the operating room and caring for postoperative patients, including quickly recognizing and triaging postoperative complications. I have experience serving as an expert witness in many legal cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. I pride myself on being efficient, knowledgeable and thorough when reviewing medical malpractice cases and consistently provide transparent and reliable opinions in a timely manner.
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