ANESTHESIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness Directory: E-389047
This highly qualified dental anesthesiologist has extensive professional experience. She completed her BA in biology from New York University and her DMD from the University of Pennsylvania. She finished her dental anesthesiology residency at Jacobi Medical Center and is board certified in dental anesthesiology. This expert is a member of various professional organizations, including the Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the American Dental Society of ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-275931
This highly qualified expert has nearly 19 years experience in his field. He earned a BA from SUNY Cortland and received his MD from New York Medical College. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pediatrics and has 12 publications. Formerly, he served as an attending physician at multiple children's hospitals and Yale-New Haven Hospital, an assistant professor of anesthesiology at two ivy league schools, a clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at Ohio ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-191997
This highly qualified expert is triple board certified in pain management, anesthesiology, and emergency medicine. He received his BA in biology from The University of Texas at Austin and his MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed one residency in emergency medicine at The University of Texas at Austin and another in anesthesiology at John Sealy Hospital. Afterwards, this expert went on to finish a prestigious fellowship in interventional pain ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-301245
This highly qualified, board certified anesthesiologist has over 20 years of experience in his field. He completed his BA at the University of Delaware, his DO at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his MBA in Health Management Services and Administration at Saint Joseph's University. After finishing his traditional osteopathic internship at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, this expert went on to complete his residency in Anesthesiology at the ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-341972
This highly qualified anesthesiology expert earned his BS in natural sciences from The University of Akron and his MD from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He also obtained his MBA in healthcare management from the American InterContinental University. This expert completed his internship in internal medicine at The Christ Hospital Health Network, his residency in anesthesiology at The Ohio State University and his fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesiology at ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-289543
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery from Washington Hospital Center, his residency in anesthesiology from Maimonides Medical Center, and his fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology from The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. This expert is board certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology and certified in pediatric anesthesiology. He is a member of ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-031535
This qualified expert earned his Master of Health Administration from the University of La Verne and his Doctor of Nursing from Rush University. He has a unique specialty in ophthalmic anesthesia developed over a 35+ year career, performing over 30,000 eye blocks. He is a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and is the founding member of the Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society. He has served as the chief of anesthesia at Westlake Eye Surgery Center in ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-118905
This highly qualified expert completed his BA in economics from Yeshiva University and received his MD from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and anesthesia. This expert is active in his field as a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. He has published over ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-223174
This expert has over twenty five years of experience as a nurse anesthetist (CRNA), as well as 8 years as a critical care registered nurse (RN). Over his career, this CRNA worked as an independent contractor as the sole anesthesia provider for multiple rural critical access hospitals and surgicenters across Oregon and Washington. Much of his work has been as a clinician and Chief Nurse Anesthetist for a large hospital system as a high risk OB Anesthesia provider. This ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-115410
This expert, a native of Southern California, completed his undergraduate education at Pacific Union College before attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he received his MD degree in 2008. He completed an Internal Medicine internship followed by a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency and continued his specialization with a Pain Management fellowship, all at Loma Linda. He is double board certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine.
Expert Witness Directory: E-105650
This exceedingly-qualified expert CRNA is considered a national leader in CRNA education in the United States. She writes questions for the National Board of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists CPC Examination. She received her B.A. in biology from Adelphi University and her M.S. Biology from Southern Connecticut State University. She holds multiple nursing degrees including a Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Virginia Commonwealth University. In ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-127186
This highly qualified expert has a wealth of experience as a CRNA, having earned his BSN and MSN from Rush University. He is a member of several Anesthetist and Pain Management Associations. Currently, he is the President of an independent CRNA contracting service, located in Illinois. He provides services to patients of all age groups in both the ambulatory and hospital settings. He is experienced in all forms of anesthesia delivery with specialty skills in regional ...

ANESTHESIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Anesthesiology Error Leaves Colonoscopy Patient On Ventilator ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 55-year-old woman who underwent a colonoscopy secondary to the discovery of polyps. The patient was put under general anesthesia for the procedure. Following the procedure, the patient aspirated and developed respiratory distress s …

Administration Of General Anesthesia Leaves Patient In Permanent Coma ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old male patient with end-stage renal failure, type-1 diabetes, high blood pressure, and moderate aortic stenosis who became severely and ill required dialysis. A right upper extremity AV graft was arranged for the patient. It …

Patient Suffers Anoxic Brain Injury During Post-Anesthesia Care ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in his 60s who had a past medical history of respiratory issues who underwent a cervical discectomy fusion to treat spinal cord compression. Immediately following the surgery, the patient complained of difficulty breat …

Patient With Systemic Complications Dies After Being Cleared For Surgery ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 70-year-old male with a past medical history of COPD, Hepatitis B, high blood pressure, and diabetes who underwent elective lumbar discectomy for radicular pain. The patient’s medical clearance from his primary care physician appar …

Nurse Anesthetist Clears Unstable Asthmatic Patient For Surgery ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 35-year-old male patient with a history of low platelet levels who underwent a splenectomy. The patient had a past medical history of obesity and asthma for which he was receiving high dose steroids and immunoglobulins. The patien …

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire

This case involves a 78-year-old male patient with a history of COPD who developed pneumonia and required intubation. Because the patient was difficult to wean, the attending physician ordered a tracheostomy. During the procedure, there was an electroc …

Child Suffers Respiratory Failure During Dental Procedure ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

Child Suffers Respiratory Failure During Dental Procedure

This case involves a child who presented to a pediatric dentist for a cavity filling. Before the start of the procedure, the child was placed under general anesthesia. After he was anesthetized, the dentist told the child’s parents that he needed to s …

Patient Suffers Cardiac Arrest During Pain Management Procedure ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient with a history of persistent back and shoulder pain who went in for a lumbar facet rhizotomy. The patient had previously undergone several facet joint injections but was otherwise healthy. The patient was  …

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries ANESTHESIOLOGY Expert Case

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries

This case involves a woman who consented to have a epidural steroid injection performed; however, the doctor instead performed an interlaminar epidural steroid injection. The doctor performed a procedure the man did not consent to and also negligently per …