Trauma Surgery Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of trauma surgery expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on trauma surgery and related issues. Trauma surgery 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 trauma surgery expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Trauma Surgery, General Surgery, Wound Care, Breast Cancer, Critical Care Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hand Surgery, Sepsis, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma, Abdominal Pain, Appendicitis, Burn Injury, Burn Surgery, and Colon And Rectal Surgery.

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Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

Noor Saba Azimi, MD Eden Medical Center, Sutter health

castro valley , California
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - colon and rectal surgery, Proctology
I have and continue to serve as the Trauma Director and Director of Acute Care Surgery for over a decade. I have held multiple leadership positions in my organization: Chair and Vice Chair of surgery for an aggregate of 8 years, Chaired the Quality review Committee for Surgery for 4 years, Chair the Quality review committee for Trauma Surgery for greater than a decade.

Gary Ciment, PhD

California
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

Edgar A. Gamboa, MD, FACS Edgar A Gamboa Medical Corp

Prunedale, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Gallbladder surgery, Appendicitis, Bowel Obstruction, Traumatic injuries, Emergency surgery, Wound care, Critical (ICU) care
Board-certified and Recertified, American Board of Surgery Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, International College of Surgeons Fellow, SAGES, Society of American GastroEndoscopic Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of California at San Diego Chair, Department of Surgery (North Hawaii Community Hospital, El Centro Regional Medical Center, Watsonville Community Hospital) Chair, Surgery Quality Review Committee (Watsonville Community Hospital) Trauma Surgeon, Level 1, Scripps Memorial Hospital at La Jolla & Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego Director, Surgical Emergency Services, Nassau County Medical Center Experienced in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery, Radiofrequency, and Laser Endovenous Ablation, and in Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

San Diego, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

Alexander R Marmureanu, MD UCLA

Hollywood, California
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery - Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care, VATS, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Medical Devices
CURRENT POSITIONS CEO & President, California Heart & Lung Surgery Medical Center Director Cardiothoracic Surgery St. Vincent Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Centinela Hospital Medical Center Inglewood, CA Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Southern California Center in Culver City Dr. Alexander Marmureanu is a prominent board certified thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, with special expertise in the field of minimally invasive surgery where he pioneered and developed several techniques and procedures. In his 30 years of practice, he has been able to successfully treat some of the most complex and challenging heart and lung conditions with high rates of success. Dr. Marmureanu completed his General Surgery Residency and a Research Fellowship at New York University Medical Center (NYU) in New York City. He then continued his surgical training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he was actively involved in the field thoracic and cardi...

Jonathan A Zelken, MD ZELKEN INSTITUTE FOR AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - burn surgery, hand surgery, facial plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, trauma surgery, nerve surgery, laser, fillers, Botox, IPL, medspa, cosmetic surgery
Dr. Jonathan Zelken is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He was raised in New England and embraces the artistry in his craft; this is what drew him to a career in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Zelken obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University. Dr. Zelken went on to pursue a degree in Medicine at Tufts University and committed to a career as a surgeon-scientist. The first two scientific articles he authored have been cited 140 times. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Zelken completed his plastic surgery training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was one of only 2 candidates selected for a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, then rated America’s #1 hospital for 22 years in a row. After serving as chief resident at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Zelken was selected for an equally competitive microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s most prolific microsurgeon in Taiwan. Dr. Ze...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Florida
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

William A Wells, MD Augusta ENT & Allergy

Evans, Georgia
Otolaryngology, Trauma Surgery - Sinus Surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty, Sleep Medicine, Cancer within the Head and Neck, Otology, Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Medical Devices, Endocrine Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery, Allergy and Immunology, Audiology
Co-Investigator on multiple medical device clinical trials. National and International speaker on minimally-invasive Rhinology treatments. Medical Device Consultant; Chief Medical Officer

Nejd F. Alsikafi, MD Urology Expert Witness, LLC, Uropartners

Chicago, Illinois
Urology & Urological Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Urologic Reconstruction, Urologic Complications, Incontinence, Impotence, Fistula, Urologic Trauma
Dr. Alsikafi is a "teacher of the year", an experienced expert witness, board-certified by the American Board of Urology, and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Born and raised in the midwest, he attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his Urology residency at the University of Chicago. He completed a prestigious fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco in Urologic Trauma and Reconstruction. Following fellowship he was on faculty at the University of Chicago for 4 years and Loyola University Medical Center for 9 years where he served co-fellowship director in male pelvic reconstruction. He is a "teacher of the year" as voted by medical students and residents. He has over 15 years of experience.

Thomas J. Esposito, MD, MPH OSF Healthcare

Brimfield, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, General Surgery, Public Health, Telemedicine, Wound Care

Eric J. Kraut, MD, FACS Eric J Kraut MD LLC

Owings Mills, Maryland
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care, abdominal surgery, hernias, laparoscopy, endoscopy, bleeding, sepsis, injuries, intestinal surgery, cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, diverticulitis, wounds, perforations, falls, motor vehicles crash, penetrating injuries, head injuries, missed injuries
I have been in practice for 25 years. I am an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and I am board certified in general surgery and critical care. I have held many administrative positions which involved review of medical care. These include chief of surgery, trauma medical director, medical director of ambulatory surgery center, medical director and founder of a breast cancer center as well as educator of residents and students. I have had a broad experience in my career including both academic and private practices and levels 1, 2 and 3 trauma centers. I have maintained a broad range of skills. My career has included vascular, thoracic, oncologic, advanced laparoscopic and open procedures.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Maryland
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Troy L. Spilde, MD

Springfield, Missouri
General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery - General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Surgery

Sheila M Preece, MSN, NP-C

Derry, New Hampshire
Trauma Surgery - General Surgery, Urgent Care, Emergency Preparedness
Global Disaster Response

Marcin A Jankowski, DO, MBA, FACS, FACOS, CHSE, CPHQ

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Abdominal Pain, General Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Sports Injury, Sepsis, Brain Death, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Pre-hospital Care, Burn Injury, Standard of Care, Surgical Complications, Chart Rev
I am a Trauma Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Intensivist and a General Surgeon. I am double board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and have over 15 years of clinical Trauma, Critical Care and General/Emergency Surgery experience. Over the years, I have served as the Medical Director of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at two different Trauma Centers. I have significant clinical and administrative leadership experience and have lead numerous peer and quality group review committees and group case reviews. Currently, I serve as the Director of Surgical Outcomes and Research and help to lead several initiatives related to peer surgical case review as well as patient quality and safety. I also have significant experience in reviewing and evaluating surgical cases for complications, errors, appropriate management and care as well as serving as an expert witness in numerous medical-legal cases. I have a breadth of experience in graduate and undergraduate medic...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Newton, New Jersey
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Warren M Torchinsky, DDS Dr. Warren M. Torchinsky

Maple Shade, New Jersey
Oral Surgery, Dentist - Pharmacology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Anesthesia, Geriatric Dentistry, Forensic Dentistry, Trauma Surgery, Facial Fractures, Bite Mark Identification
I am currently the Chief of Dentistry as well as The Chief of oral surgical services in the department of surgery at out Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ. I am a Member of the American College of Forensic Examiners.

Andrew T. Cheng, MD New York ENT Physician PC

New York, New York
Otolaryngology, Trauma Surgery - facial trauma, head & neck cancer, head injury, facial fractures, dizziness, sinus, tinnitus & hearing loss, ear problems, facial & nose fractures, disability evaluation, orbital fractures, airway & speech problem, parotid tumor, facial nerve, thyroid, facial plastic surgery
Over 15 years experience in plaintiff and defense cases for independent examination & evaluation; deposition & trail testimony in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn & Newark NJ. License in NY, New Hampshire & Hawaii. Recent experience in Level 1 Trauma Center as ENT emergency consult surgeon during COVID pandemic. Attending Physician & Teaching experience in Top 50 Hospitals in USA. Active medical practice. Hourly Fee & Retainer commensurate to experience.

David A. Mayer, M.D., D.A.B.S., F.I.C.S.

Huntington, New York
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery - general surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert.
General surgery,vascular surgery,bariatric surgery, breast cancer, trauma surgery, critical care and laparoscopic surgery expert. Chairman of Surgery Emeritus, Associate Professor of Surgery. Over 25 years experience as medical expert witness in all jurisdictions.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

New York
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

DOUGLAS GULA, D.O. Quality Evaluation

WEST CHESTER, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Spine Surgery and Evaluations, Hand Surgery, Total Joint Replacement Surgery, and Trauma surgery

Anjay Khandelwal, MD, FACS, FICS

Akron, Ohio
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Burn, Chemical Burn, Electrical Burn, Wound, TENS, SJS, Trauma, Critical Care, Steven Johnson Syndrome, Thermal Burn, Fire, Scald
Dr. Khandelwal is an internationally recognized, clinically active burn surgeon with over 12 years of experience, and has been in the administrative/director role of a burn center for over 10 years. He is currently the Chief, Division of Burn Surgery and Director of the Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute at Akron Children's Hospital and has academic appointments at Northeast Ohio Medical University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Khandelwal clinical expertise includes burns, complex wounds, trauma and critical care. He has multiple publications as well as national and international lectures/presentations at various conferences. As evidenced by multiple media appearances, he is a prolific public speaker and engages audiences well. Dr. Khandelwal has 10 years of experience as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defense. Dr. Khandelwal is the Co-founder and one of the Medical Directors of Camp Karma - India's first and only recreationa...

Eric Miller, MD Ortho Expert Witness

Akron, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Fracture, Trauma, Crush, Accident, Pelvis, Femur, Arm, Leg, Elbow, Ankle, Shoulder, Knee
I am a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic trauma surgeon in clinical practice since 2009. I have spent my entire career at level-1 trauma centers caring for the most critically injured patients. In addition to general orthopedic surgery, I have expertise in all fractures of the pelvis and extremities that do not involve the spine. I have additional clinical expertise in fracture related issues such as non-unions, mal-unions, limb lengthenings and deformity corrections. I have been heavily involved with teaching orthopedic residents at our local residency program as well as at national resident fracture courses. I have been awarded "Teacher of the Year" by the orthopedic residents and medical students multiple times. I serve as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). I have been senior author on nearly a dozen published videos on orthopedic trauma, presented both at national meetings and online. I have multiple publi...

Gary Ciment, PhD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

Shannon M Foster, MD FACS

READING, Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Ethics in Surgery, Trauma Prevention, Quality, Performance Improvement, Clinical Services, Credentialing, Physician Leadership, Mentorship, Self-contracting
Shannon Marie Foster MD FACS is originally from Akron Ohio and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Akron. She remained in Ohio to pursue her medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Relocation to Rochester Minnesota allowed completion of both General Surgery Residency and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Whilst at Mayo, administration and leadership opportunities, as well as community outreach and advocacy became a focus of her training and extra clinical efforts which continue to this day. Dr. Foster worked at Reading Hospital Trauma Center from 2009-2020. She was integral to the development of the Acute Care Surgery line and the growth of the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care programs, leading trauma clinical services and performance improvement initiatives. She also served as the physician liaison for all Outreach, Prevention and EMS services. Activity in the medical staff leadership arena included appointments on b...

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Pennsylvania
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Stancie Rhodes, MD RML Consulting LLC

Daniel Island, South Carolina
Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - Trauma Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Wound Care
19 years of surgical experience working in Level I & Level II trauma centers. Responsible for the care of severely injured patients and complex General Surgery patients from initial resuscitation to discharge, including the Intensive Care Unit. Board Certified in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Neurocritical Care. Experience testifying in several States about the care of the injured patient and the mechanism of injury. ABS Board Certification, Surgery ABS Board Certification, Surgical Critical Care UCNS Board Certification, Neurocritical Care ATLS Instructor Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Instructor Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) Instructor Hyperbaric Medicine Principles and Practice, ABQAURP

William A Wells, MD Augusta ENT & Allergy

South Carolina
Otolaryngology, Trauma Surgery - Sinus Surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty, Sleep Medicine, Cancer within the Head and Neck, Otology, Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Medical Devices, Endocrine Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery, Allergy and Immunology, Audiology
Co-Investigator on multiple medical device clinical trials. National and International speaker on minimally-invasive Rhinology treatments. Medical Device Consultant; Chief Medical Officer

John J LoMonaco, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Houston, Texas
Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery - Burn surgery, trauma surgery
I hold current board-certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. My specialty is Plastic Surgery. I have been in continuous practice of plastic surgery in the State of Texas for over 22 years. I served as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston from 1999 to 2001, and I was the director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital in Houston from 1999 to 2001. During my tenure, I functioned as a full time attending burn surgeon at the John S. Dunn Burn center, one of Texas’ busiest regional burn institutes. My areas of expertise are in all forms of cosmetic breast and body surgery including liposuction, tummy tuck, breast implants, breast lift, laser treatments, mommy makeover, and plastic surgery after weight loss. I also have experience with burns and the management of complex wounds,

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Utah
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

John G O'Brien, MD. FACS

Virginia
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Hernia Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gallbladder(Biliary) Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Wound Care, Abdominal Surgery including Bowel Obstructions, Appendicitis, Breast Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Surgical Oncology (cancer), Portocaths, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Operating Room.
Chief of the Medical Staff; Director of Trauma; Member of Physician Leadership Council; Past Owner of Surgical Center; Expert Witness & Disability & Peer Review Exp.

Gary Ciment, PhD

Washington
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents
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