BARIATRIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-129085
This board-certified expert earned his MBBS from the Maulana Azad Medical College in India where he also completed an internship in general surgery. He then went on to complete two residencies in general surgery from the Lady Hardinge Medical College and Weill Cornell Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery from the University of Texas Medical School. He has been published nine times and is a member of the Society of American ...
Expert Witness: E-025556
This expert is a highly qualified expert and is a board certified General Surgeon. He received his BA in Literatures in English from Brown University and his MD from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University before completing his fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery with the Oregon Health Sciences University. This expert is is a member ...
Expert Witness: E-184686
This expert gained his MD from the University of Virginia and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Duke University. He completed an additional fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Duke University. This expert is board certified in general surgery and is currently an assistant professor of surgery at a top tier University. He is also the division chief of general surgery at a Regional Hospital near the university.
Expert Witness: E-087999
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine and his PhD from the University of Bonn. After completing his residency at the University of Texas Health Center this expert went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in MIS/Bariatric at Carolinas Medical Center. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic ...
Expert Witness: E-074914
This expert is highly qualified and is board certified in General Surgery. He completed a Bachelors in Science from Ursinus College and pursued a Doctorate in Medicine from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. His residency training took place at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with a focus on General Surgery. He further sub-specialized in minimally-invasive, robotic, and bariatric surgery at the University of California San Diego. He has ...
Expert Witness: E-070753
This expert is highly qualified and board certified in General Surgery as well as Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery. He completed a Bachelors of Science in Biology at Loyola University Chicago. He pursued a Doctorate in Medicine at Rush Medical College, Rush University. He attended a residency program in General Surgery at Rush University Medical Center/Cook County Hospital Integrated and sub-specialized in Minimally Invasive Bariatric and Advanced Gastrointestinal ...
Expert Witness: E-035180
This highly qualified expert has her Associate of Science in Nursing from College of St. Mary's. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University and her Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner from University Nebraska Medical Center. She is not only a nurse practitioner but also a certified bariatric nurse. She is currently a nurse practitioner in bariatric surgery as well as the bariatric surgery coordinator at a major medical center ...
Expert Witness: E-024754
This highly qualified and dual fellowship trained expert earned his BS from Stanford University and his MD from University of Tennessee College of Medicine. After completing his general surgery residency, he went on to train under two fellowships. The first fellowship was in surgical critical care at Stanford and the second was at Vanderbilt in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. As a result, this expert is a highly skilled physician board certified in general ...
Expert Witness: E-006031
This actively practicing, board certified general surgeon is the current owner of a major private surgical practice as well as affiliated faculty at several regional healthcare centers. He is also extensively involved with grant funded research, and is a reviewer for several medical journals.

BARIATRIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Incorrect Surgical Balloon Placement Causes Host Of Postoperative Complications BARIATRIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  vomiting and dehydration. The patient was visited by her bariatric surgeon and asked that the surgeon remove the balloon. The surgeon …  distress and hypoxia. It was alleged that the defendant bariatric surgeon placed a balloon of incorrect size during the initial ORBERA …

Patient Suffers Multi-Organ Failure Following Unfit Bariatric Surgery BARIATRIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  with reflux. The patient sought the opinion of a different bariatric surgeon than the one she had seen for her surgery. This surgeon suggested the patient undergo a vertical sleeve …  as a revision rather than a sleeve procedure. An expert in bariatric surgery with experience in revision surgery was sought to review the …

Man is Killed by Undetected Hernia Following Gastric Bypass Surgery BARIATRIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  middle-aged man who had recently undergone gastric bypass surgery from an internal hernia. The man had called the office of his gastric …  to operate emergently, however the patient died before surgery could be performed. An autopsy reported that the cause of death was a …

Patient is Killed by Undetected Heart Defect After Bariatric Surgery BARIATRIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  male who passed away after undergoing a gastric bypass surgery. At the time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff went to his …  have an EKG in preparation for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery. The EKG found evidence of a hereditary heart defect which could prove …

Bariatric Surgery Complications Leads to Death BARIATRIC SURGERY Expert Case

Bariatric Surgery Complications Leads to Death

…  of severe abdominal pain. He had undergone gastric bypass surgery a few weeks prior and 3 days after his readmission to the hospital he …