AMPUTATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-267774
This expert is highly qualified in the field of physical therapy with a focus on geriatrics. He earned his DPT from SUNY Stony Brook and is currently finishing a PhD in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He is board-certified in geriatrics by the American Board of Physical Therapy and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapists. He has published numerous articles on limb loss and prosthesis. ...
Expert Witness: E-048997
This experienced nurse life care planner maintains clinical expertise in cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, brain injury, amputations, burns, and trauma. For 20+ years she has provided life care planning and case management services to clients. Prior to her life care planning career, she gained hands on experience as a nurse at New York University Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Expert Witness: E-012132
This board certified physical medicine specialist earned his BA from Yale University and his MD from the University of California - San Francisco. He also completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Stanford University. This expert is currently an affiliated clinical assistant professor at a top Northern California university medical center, and the attending physician/medical director of an 18-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit that is 1 ...

AMPUTATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Podiatry Expert Assessment Excluded for Failing to Satisfy But-For Causation AMPUTATION Expert Case

…  that the negligence of his podiatrist led to his leg amputation. The plaintiff further alleged that he would not have suffered this …  medical issues, each of which increased the chances of amputation to a material level. In addition, the patient was already at severe …

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes AMPUTATION Expert Case

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes

This case involves a 66-year-old male with a history of diabetes who underwent a metatarsophalangeal joint fusion, a dorsal flexor shortening wedge osteotomy, and hammertoes arthrodesis. The patient felt the bandages were too tight on his foot but kept th …

Patient Contracts Fatal Infections After Foot Amputation AMPUTATION Expert Case

…  significantly during this stay. Non-healing at the amputation sites mandated bilateral below the knee amputation but the patient succumbed to pneumonia shortly after the …

Patient Undergoes Joint Replacement Due to Surgical Infection AMPUTATION Expert Case

Patient Undergoes Joint Replacement Due to Surgical Infection

This case involves a male patient with an unremarkable medical history who injured his left knee during a recreational softball game. The man was taken to the hospital after his injury , where an x-ray revealed a tear in the meniscus of his left knee. His  …