BLOOD TRANSFUSION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-067915
This highly qualified expert has spent over 50 years working in blood banking and transfusion medicine. He earned his M.D. from UCLA, where he also completed his internship. The expert finished his residency in medicine in the San Francisco area, at UC Hospitals and San Francisco General Hospital. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Blood Banking, and he is licensed in California and New York. The expert previously served as the Medical Director and Chief ...
Expert Witness: E-009014
This expert is Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pathology, completing Fellowships in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Transfusion Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the American Society of Hematology, and has 50 publications in the field of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is a former Assistant Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics at Emory University, ...
Expert Witness: E-055849
This highly qualified board certified expert has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years. Residency ad fellowship training were completed at Loma Linda University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, respectively. He is actively involved in research and education: the expert serves on countless medical and surgical committees dedicated to the improvement of health care outcomes and physician education, is a reviewer and editor for ...

BLOOD TRANSFUSION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage After Getting Blood Drawn BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

…  when he went to a clinical laboratory for a routine blood draw. The nurse who was drawing the patient’s blood hit a nerve as he attempted to draw blood. The patient suffered from permanent nerve damage as a result of the …

Hematology Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Blood Cancer BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who was under the care of a hematologist for a diagnosis of a slow growing cancer of the bone marrow in New Hampshire. Over the course of two years, he developed progressively worsening knee pain and deformity. He relaye …

Hematology Experts Evaluate Transfusion of Contaminated Blood Products to Cancer Patient BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

…  case involves a patient who received blood products while hospitalized and receiving a regimen of chemotherapy for a rare form of blood cancer. It was found that the blood products were contaminated with a …  severe septic shock within a day of receiving the tainted transfusion. In order to combat the infection, the patient was transferred to …

Car Crash Victim Dies From Inadequate Treatment BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

Car Crash Victim Dies From Inadequate Treatment

…  The patient was transported to the ER where she received blood products, however the facility ran out of blood while transfusing the patient. The facility also failed to provide a …

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails to Diagnose Vascular Injury After Hip Surgery BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

…  postoperative period. The medical note referenced an acute blood loss that was being closely followed by a resident who mentioned a poor …  suggested that the patient may be a candidate for a blood transfusion before discharge to correct the hemoglobin lab abnormalities. The …

Transfusion of Infected Blood Products BLOOD TRANSFUSION Expert Case

Transfusion of Infected Blood Products

…  for refractory thrombocytopenia and was given sequential transfusions of platelet blood products over the course of her hospital stay. According to the hospital …