ANKLE SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-147090
This qualified expert earned his BS and MS at the University of Southern California and his MD at the Georgetown School of Medicine; he completed a general surgery internship at the University of California at Los Angeles, an orthopedic surgery residency at the Tulane University School of Medicine, and a foot & ankle surgery fellowship at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic. This expert's expertise is highlighted by his 20+ published peer-reviewed journal articles and his ...
Expert Witness: E-028737
This highly qualified expert is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has been practicing for 7+ years. He completed his internship and residency trainings in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also concluded a fellowship focusing on foot and ankle surgery. He is the founder and president of the Research Triangle Park Orthopedic Society and a fellow at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of various other ...
Expert Witness: E-007597
This double board certified expert has been practicing for nearly 20 years. Fellowship trained in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Peripheral Nerve Surgery, he has been awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is a Medical Consultant for the ATP Professional Men's Tennis Tour. He is extensively published and is Editor Emeritus of the international medical journal "Foot and Ankle Specialist", while he is currently a ...
Expert Witness: E-009455
This highly qualified Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed a residency in General Orthopedics at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and subsequent Fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery. This expert is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of both the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American ...
Expert Witness: E-000500
This expert is board certified in surgery of the foot and ankle. He specializes in the foot and ankle with soft tissue up to the tibial tuberosity, and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has also assumed high ranking clinical positions in major healthcare centers in Texas.
Expert Witness: E-070293
This qualified expert of Orthopedic Surgery obtained his BA from the University of Virginia and his MD at Georgetown University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Oakland Naval Hospital, his Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, and his Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is Certified in ...
Expert Witness: E-005580
This highly qualified Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon obtained his BA in Physiology and Chemistry from The University of Akron, his DO in Osteopathic Medicine from The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his MPH in Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio University affiliated Grandview Hospital & Medical Center in Dayton, OH, and his Fellowship in ...
Expert Witness: E-000379
This expert has been practicing for approximately 30 years, and is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery. Throughout his medical career, he has been appointed to such high ranking medical positions as chief of surgery at an area healthcare center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His current practice includes general adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery, and he is affiliated faculty at thee regional hospitals.

ANKLE SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Olympic Athlete Is Unable To Compete Following Incomplete Ankle Surgery ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  to her right foot in the course of a game. An MRI of the ankle revealed a fracture of the lower fibula with a malleolar avulsion …  but did not address the talus irregularity during the surgery or follow-up visits. Within two months, the physician advised the …

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection

…  athlete who developed a bony projection on his ankle. The treating podiatrist attempted to remove the projection through minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery. During the surgery, however, the treating podiatrist created tarsal tunnel syndrome in the patient’s ankle. In the weeks following the surgery, the individual experienced extreme …

Total Hip Replacement Results in Sciatic Nerve Injury and Foot Drop ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  hospital for an elective total left hip replacement. After surgery, the patient complained of an inability to flex or extend their left ankle. The impression in the medical note was that there was a postoperative …

Infectious disease expert witness discusses limb amputation due to inadequate sterilization of medical equipment ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  the severity of her condition, the patient underwent left ankle arthrodesis to relieve the chronic pain she was experiencing. The …  post-operative course. Three weeks following the surgery the patient returned to her primary care physician’s office for …  therapy (requiring a PICC line), skin grafts, and ankle hardware removal. The wound remained unhealed and the patient is left …

Podiatrist fails to diagnose fatal post-operative pulmonary embolism ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  The fall resulted in a fracture of the patient’s right ankle. He was treated in the emergency room and referred to a podiatrist DPM physician surgeon for surgical repair of the fracture. The surgery went well with no complications intraoperatively. The patient was …

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Discusses Achilles Tendon Injury ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  underwent open reduction internal fixation for a fractured ankle. This routine orthopedic procedure was complicated when the surgeon …  As a result, the patient had decreased mobility of the ankle joint and scar tissue …

Excessive Nerve Damage After Ankle Reconstruction Procedure ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

…  involves a fifty-two-year-old female who experienced right ankle pain and was taken to the ER after a slip and fall. Radiology reports …  widening of the medial ankle joint space. The patient had surgery to repair her ankle, which resulted in numerous complications, …

Delayed Diagnosis of Septic Joint After Ankle Surgery ANKLE SURGERY Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Septic Joint After Ankle Surgery

…  female patient who underwent a Brostrom-Gould ankle reconstruction procedure. It was conducted without incident aside from …  The patient was discharged and returned five days after surgery for a follow-up appointment to remove a temporary cast. The patient was …