BRAIN TUMOR EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-043005
This Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at a prominent southern university is also the director of a molecular Neuro-Oncology laboratory and the chief of Neurosurgery at a major Veteran's Administration medical center in the Southeast. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University, earning MD, PhD, and MPH degrees. He pursued his neurosurgical residency training at Duke University, where he also completed an MHSc program. His primary clinical interest has been ...
Expert Witness: E-160382
This highly qualified expert received her BA in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and went on to receive her MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She is a member of several distinguished neuropsychology associations including the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the New York State Association of Neuropsychology. She previously worked as a Psychology ...

BRAIN TUMOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Sustains Permanent Brain Damage After Tumor Resection BRAIN TUMOR Expert Case

…  healthy 40-year-old female who had a large noncancerous tumor removed from the membrane surrounding her brain. Pathology revealed higher than the normal cell proliferation, but the …

Physician Fails to Treat Nerve Sheath Tumor After Detection BRAIN TUMOR Expert Case

Physician Fails to Treat Nerve Sheath Tumor After Detection

This case involves a patient who presented to defendant with an extensive history of neurofibromas and complaints of a cough. The doctor scheduled a CT scan to explore for changes in her neurofibromas. The patient had a CT scan performed, however there was …

Neurology Expert Witness Evaluates Failure to Diagnose Brain Tumor BRAIN TUMOR Expert Case

…  her pediatrician with obstructive hydrocephalus due to a brainstem pilomyxoid astrocytoma. Prior to the neoplasm, the patient was …  a right frontal craniotomy removing most of the benign tumor, which relieved the blockage. The entire tumor was not able to be …

Radiologist Misses Meningioma on MRI BRAIN TUMOR Expert Case

Radiologist Misses Meningioma on MRI

…  that warranted more imaging studies of the patient’s brain. Because of the invasive state of the mass, the neurosurgeon was only able to remove 90% of the tumor, and could not use stereotactic brain surgery. There was no way for the …