ACUTE CARE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-406396
This highly-qualified advanced practice nurse earned his BS & MS in nursing as well as his DNP from Salisbury University. He also earned his MBA in healthcare administration from Columbia Southern University. He is a licensed registered nurse and a licensed acute care nurse practitioner. This expert is active in his field as a member of the American Nurses Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Additionally, he has published 4 peer-reviewed journal articles in ...
Expert Witness: E-121178
This expert is responsible for the creation of the Outpatient Occupational Therapy Program at St Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, and was the first Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist in the city. He has clinical experience in acute care, intensive care, transitional care, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, assisted living, and home health occupational therapy. He previously served on the faculty of the occupational therapy program at the University of ...
Expert Witness: E-039285
This board certified expert earned his BS from Allegheny College and MD from the University of Pittsburgh. Residency training in General Surgery was completed at the University of Colorado Health Science Center. He is a member of several prestigious surgical committees and societies and he has been recognized for his numerous contributions to improving patient care and enhancing resident and postgraduate medical education. He is actively involved in research, with more ...
Expert Witness: E-035125
This Emergency Medicine expert earned his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, he went on to complete his Emergency Medicine Residency at Resurrection Medical Center. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. This expert has earned the distinction of Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physician. This expert has been selected for the Patient's Choice Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2012. He has published over 10 peer-reviewed ...
Expert Witness: E-007087
This double board certified nurse practitioner has been practicing for over a decade in acute and critical care. A member of many professional nursing societies, including the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, this expert is also a member of the ANCC Board Examination Acute Care Content Expert Panel and a reviewer for the journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Not only is this expert currently an ...
Expert Witness: E-212223
This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral ...
Expert Witness: E-116486
This expert is a highly qualified Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner. She received her BS in Nursing from the University of Florida and her MS in Nursing as a Pediatric NP from Duke University, with an additional post-master’s certificate in pediatric critical care from Duke University. She is a certified Primary Pediatric Care and Acute Pediatric Care Nurse Practitioner. She has published 2 peer-reviewed articles and a 70 chapter handbook. She has formerly ...
Expert Witness: E-054026
This qualified expert of Nursing obtained her BSN magna cum laude from Carlow University, her MSN in Acute/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama. She is an ANCC board certified acute/critical care nurse practitioner and a certified Critical Care Registered Nurse and has certificates in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life ...
Expert Witness: E-033508
This highly qualified expert earned her PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale. She continued her post graduate education with a residency in Acute Care Pharmacy Practice and a residency in Geriatrics. She is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and a Member of the Arizona Pharmacy Association. This expert has been the recipient of distinguished honors and awards such as AzPA Geriatric Care Academy Service Award. She has ...
Expert Witness: E-024386
This highly qualified expert is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine and has been practicing for 8+ years. She completed her internship training at Union Memorial Hospital and both her residency and fellowship training at the University of Virginia. She is a member of various professional societies, including the Maryland Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the American Society of ...
Expert Witness: E-007288
This highly qualified expert is double board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He is Fellowship trained in Surgical Critical Care from one of the nation's top medical schools and holds membership in multiple prestigious medical organizations such as the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the highly regarded American College of Surgeons. He has been widely published in journals such as the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and ...

ACUTE CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care ACUTE CARE Expert Case

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care

…  with a significant decrease in blood pressure, however care continued to be conservative. Her red blood cell count continued to drop …

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia ACUTE CARE Expert Case

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia

This case involves a female patient in Indiana who had a below the knee amputation following routine surgery. The patient had undergone a minor orthopedic procedure on her right leg and was discharged the following day. Over the next few days, the patien …

Patient is Killed From Depressed Respiratory Function Following Surgery ACUTE CARE Expert Case

…  A preoperative workup including a pulmonary and critical care consultation was conducted by the defendant pulmonologist. The …  Instead of taking the patient to the surgical intensive care unit as ordered the patient was left in the post-anesthesia care unit …

Neurology Expert Discusses Relationship Between Stroke and Previous Injury ACUTE CARE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who suffered a neck injury while participating in a three-legged race at an event sponsored by her church. Just over a month after the injury occurred – which, at the time, did not manifest many physical symptoms be …

Nursing Home Staff Member Fails to Report Fall ACUTE CARE Expert Case

Nursing Home Staff Member Fails to Report Fall

This case takes place in Alabama and involves a male nursing home resident who had been living in an assisted living facility for several months. The man’s mobility was severely limited following a stroke he had suffered a few weeks before the incident in …

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early ACUTE CARE Expert Case

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early

…  undergoing a successful surgery, the man was placed in the care of a post-operative rehabilitation facility. While in the care of this facility, the patient participated in daily rehabilitation …

Medication Allegedly Causes Fatal Stroke ACUTE CARE Expert Case

Medication Allegedly Causes Fatal Stroke

This case takes place in California and involves a patient that was diagnosed with a psychological condition who had a known allergy to a particular class of antipsychotic medication. She presented to the hospital, where the defendant hospitalist gave her  …