CRNA EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-170348
This expert earned his BSN from the University of Texas. He then went on to earn his Masters in Nursing with a focus in Anesthesia from The University of Tennessee. He has been an active CRNA for over 18 years and has provided anesthesia for a large range of procedures and in a variety of settings including private practices and hospitals. He is active in his field as a member of numerous societies and committees including The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists ...
Expert Witness: E-105650
This exceedingly-qualified expert CRNA is considered a national leader in CRNA education in the United States. She writes questions for the National Board of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists CPC Examination. She received her B.A. in biology from Adelphi University and her M.S. Biology from Southern Connecticut State University. She holds multiple nursing degrees including a Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Virginia Commonwealth University. In ...
Expert Witness: E-223174
This expert has over twenty five years of experience as a nurse anesthetist (CRNA), as well as 8 years as a critical care registered nurse (RN). Over his career, this CRNA worked as an independent contractor as the sole anesthesia provider for multiple rural critical access hospitals and surgicenters across Oregon and Washington. Much of his work has been as a clinician and Chief Nurse Anesthetist for a large hospital system as a high risk OB Anesthesia provider. This ...
Expert Witness: E-127186
This highly qualified expert has a wealth of experience as a CRNA, having earned his BSN and MSN from Rush University. He is a member of several Anesthetist and Pain Management Associations. Currently, he is the President of an independent CRNA contracting service, located in Illinois. He provides services to patients of all age groups in both the ambulatory and hospital settings. He is experienced in all forms of anesthesia delivery with specialty skills in regional ...
Expert Witness: E-004823
This expert has been a practicing CRNA for 10+ years in both NY and VA working in large medical centers. She received her medical training at among the nation's top healthcare programs, and holds both a clinical doctorate and PhD. She is published and has lectured nationally and internationally. Additionally, she is adjunct faculty and a clinical preceptor for a nationally ranked Nurse Anesthesia program.
Expert Witness: E-000270
This expert has over twenty five years of experience as a nurse anesthetist (CRNA). Over his career, this CRNA worked for multiple independent anesthesia firms providing anesthesia services to various hospitals across Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Kentucky. Much of his work is done in CRNA-only rural hospitals and surgery centers. This expert has also worked as a clinical instructor at Arkansas State University and Union University in the nurse anesthesia programs. ...

CRNA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Failure To Monitor High-Risk Patient Leads To Cardiac Arrest CRNA Expert Case

This case involves an obese 65-year-old male patient in Texas with a history of obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP treatment, COPD, and hypertension who underwent a hip replacement procedure at a surgical center. In advance of the procedure, the nursin …

Patient Suffers Anoxic Brain Injury During Post-Anesthesia Care CRNA Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in his 60s who had a past medical history of respiratory issues who underwent a cervical discectomy fusion to treat spinal cord compression. Immediately following the surgery, the patient complained of difficulty breat …

Patient Develops Life-Threatening Pneumonia After Endoscopy CRNA Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man who presented to the hospital complaining of difficulty swallowing which had persisted for several hours before he arrived. According to the patient, he had been at a business dinner with several clients when a piece o …

Patient Suffers Brain Damage While on Anesthesia CRNA Expert Case

Patient Suffers Brain Damage While on Anesthesia

This case takes place in Texas and involves a female patient who was scheduled for gallbladder surgery. The patient was ventilated via a breathing mask, however as the surgery got underway it was noticed that the patient’s blood oxygen levels had began to  …

Anesthesiology expert witness advises on brain damage from excess anesthesia CRNA Expert Case

An anesthesiology expert witness advises on a case involving a woman who suffered brain damage due to excess anesthesia. The plaintiff went to the hospital for an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), which required anesthesia. She alleges that she was given t …

Operating Room Staff Neglect Proper Positioning of Patient CRNA Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-four-year-old male who had a medical history significant for numerous knee injuries requiring surgical reconstruction. The third attempt at surgical repair of his left knee was complicated postoperatively. During the immediate r …