CARDIAC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-515065
This highly qualified expert has nearly 45 years of experience in the field of surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Florida and his MD from Tulane University. He completed an internship, surgery residency, and fellowship in cardiac and thoracic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital. This expert is board-certified in surgery and specializes in cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery. He is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the ...
Expert Witness: E-021221
This highly qualified expert obtained his BS in Cellular and Molecular Biology as well as his MD from the University of Michigan. He then completed a residency in General Surgery and one in Cardiothoracic Surgery from University of Kentucky Hospital and Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, respectively. He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and American College of Surgeons. He has published 21 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters. ...
Expert Witness: E-008941
This highly qualified Cardiothoracic Surgery expert expert received his medical degree from Baylor College. He went on to Residency and Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the highly regarded New York University Medical Center. He is double board certified in both General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of numerous prestigious professional societies including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. This expert has one many ...
Expert Witness: E-008673
This highly qualified Professor of Cardiac Surgery is double board certified in general and thoracic surgery. He completed Fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Congenital Heart Surgery, and Heart Transplant & Device Surgery at the prestigious UCLA Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as a member of multiple professional organizations including the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, and ...
Expert Witness: E-006996
This board certified expert has been practicing for over 15 years. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Stanford University as well as a research fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in journals such as the "Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery" and the "Annals of Thoracic Surgery", while he serves as a reviewer for the ...
Expert Witness: E-011429
This expert is the Chief of the Division of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, as well as the director of congenital and pediatric cardiac surgery and a Calvin F. Barber Professor of Surgery at his institution. He is board certified in surgery, thoracic surgery and congenital heart surgery specializing in valve repair and reconstruction, neonatal cardiac surgery, hybrid procedures complex biventricular repairs, and adult congenital heart surgery.
Expert Witness: E-009918
This highly qualified, double fellowship trained expert is highly active in both a clinical and academic setting. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and two fellowships, one in cardiothoracic surgery and one in pediatric cardiac surgery, at Indiana University and Emory university respectively. In his current clinical position, he is responsible for cardiac surgical patients in the CICU, the cardiac stepdown unit, and ...
Expert Witness: E-010876
This highly qualified expert received his M.D. from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a Residency in General Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Fellowship trained in Thoracic Surgery and Complex Cardiovascular Surgery and board certified / recertified in Adult Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery. He is a member / fellow of several local and National specialty organizations, including the Surgical Association ...

CARDIAC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Young Child is Permanently Disabled Following Cardiac Surgery CARDIAC SURGERY Expert Case

…  scar tissue from a stenotic mitral valve. During the surgery, she required intravenous cannulation via the groin with the arterial cannula in the femoral artery. After the surgery was completed, her leg appeared purple, cold, and swollen. After a few …

Patient Develops Bacterial Infection Following Pacemaker Implant Surgery CARDIAC SURGERY Expert Case

…  was implanted. While the patient was recovering from the surgery, she developed severe pain in her chest. The patient went to the …  was determined that the lead detached and perforated the cardiac tissue. The pacemaker was removed then replaced. Following the …

Cardiologist Fails To Remove Wire After Surgical Defibrillator Placement CARDIAC SURGERY Expert Case

…  cardioverter defibrillator (CRT device) placed. During the surgery, the device placement was complicated by a wire that became …  the patient had a widened mediastinum. Cardiothoracic surgery was consulted and the patient was taken for sternotomy. During surgery, …

Cardiology Experts Discuss Pulmonary Embolism Following Trip and Fall Accident CARDIAC SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient in otherwise good health who was still working, driving and living independently when she suffered a trip and fall accident in the parking lot of a major big box retailer. She sustained a knee injury, as well as …

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Causes Permanent Damage to Man’s Heart CARDIAC SURGERY Expert Case

…  a patient who underwent a minimally invasive heart valve surgery. The operation left the patient with holes throughout his heart, necessitating emergency heart surgery. The patient had suffered from a heart murmur believed to be linked to …