CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-372984
This highly qualified expert in cardiothoracic surgery received his BS and MD from King's College in London. He then completed an internship in general medicine and cardiology at King's College School of Medicine and residencies in both surgery and thoracic medicine at the University of Illinois and Loyola University School of Medicine, respectfully. He finished his formal training with fellowships in transplant surgery at the University of Cambridge, heart surgery at ...
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-102359
This highly qualified expert has over 10 years of clinical experience as a thoracic surgeon specializing in thoracic oncology and minimally invasive thoracic and foregut surgery. He earned both his BS and MS at the University of Manitoba, later receiving his MD at the University of Toronto. He went on to complete his medical training with a residency in general surgery from the University of Manitoba and a double fellowship in thoracic surgery and minimally invasive ...
Expert Witness: E-357089
This highly qualified nursing expert has extensive experience in his field and is skilled in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and critical care nursing. After earning his BS in nursing from Washburn University, this expert went on to obtain his MS in nursing there as well. He is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and holds additional certifications in advanced cardiac life support and life support for the professional rescuer. He is a member of ...
Expert Witness: E-098458
This expert is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology, with further cardiac specialty training in Congenital Heart Interventional Catheterization. His education began in Saudi Arabia where he trained and practiced as a pediatric cardiologist but then came to the states to gain US residency training in pediatrics, followed by fellowships in Neonatology and perinatal medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, and Cardiac ...
Expert Witness: E-124737
This board-certified and experienced expert earned his MD from Wayne State University. He then went on to complete an Internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, as well as two Residencies in General and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery from Wayne State University. He is active in his field as a member of several professional organizations, such as the American College of Cardiology and the , Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Formerly, he was a Clinical Instructor and ...
Expert Witness: E-071774
This highly qualified expert earned his MD and completed his Surgery residency and Thoracic Surgery fellowship from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. This expert is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Association for Academic Surgery. He has published 14 peer-reviewed journal articles, 4 ...
Expert Witness: E-051990
This board-certified expert earned his BA in History and BS in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed his MD at Universidad Central del Caribe. He went on to complete a residency in General Surgery at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and another residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the LAC+USC Medical Center. Following his residencies, he completed a fellowship in Endovascular Surgery at the LAC+USC Medical Center. This ...
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-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-013734
This expert is the head of the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery and the Co-Director of the Congenital Heart Center, at his university. His major clinical interests are in complex congenital heart defect repair. His research interests are in clinical and translational research and are supported by his role as the Co-Founder of the Michigan Congenital Heart Outcomes Research and Discovery (M-CHORD) program. He is the study chair of a 15-center randomized trial ...
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 ...

CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Faulty Stitch Causes Fatal Valve Replacement Surgery CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY Expert Case

Faulty Stitch Causes Fatal Valve Replacement Surgery

…  patient’s aortic valve compromised the ostium. An expert cardiothoracic surgeon was sought to review the records and opine on the …

Heart Surgeon Discusses Consequences of Faulty Mitral Valve Surgery CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  ramifications of a complex mitral valve repair surgery left an elderly schoolteacher with postoperative valve stenosis, …  following the procedure. The case asked cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons to review the schoolteacher’s case and comment on any …

Woman’s Medical Ordeal Creates Malpractice Lawsuit CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY Expert Case

Woman’s Medical Ordeal Creates Malpractice Lawsuit

After suffering numerous complications from her family physician, a patient decided to sue with allegations of malpractice. The first stage of her suit related to her excessive drug prescriptions of Effexor and Lithium, which caused her to develop Lithium  …

Cardiac Specialist Sued for Neglecting Patient’s Heart Condition CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY Expert Case

A patient with a history of valvuloplasty to treat teenage aortic stenosis suffered complications thirty years later, ultimately passing away due to an allegedly neglected heart condition. Though the valvuloplasty had been completed without difficulty at t …

Delay of Cardiovascular Surgery Causes Multiple Amputations CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY Expert Case

Delay of Cardiovascular Surgery Causes Multiple Amputations

…  to a nearby hospital that was better equipped for the surgery. However, once at the new hospital, the cardiovascular surgeon …  the patient did not meet the criteria for emergent surgery since she was in stable condition. She subsequently continued to …  the aneurysm was found to already be leaking by the time surgery was performed and she had to undergo multiple amputation in her lower …