FOOT AND ANKLE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-147090
This qualified expert earned his BS and MS at the University of Southern California and his MD at the Georgetown School of Medicine; he completed a general surgery internship at the University of California at Los Angeles, an orthopedic surgery residency at the Tulane University School of Medicine, and a foot & ankle surgery fellowship at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic. This expert's expertise is highlighted by his 20+ published peer-reviewed journal articles and his ...
Expert Witness: E-000593
This qualified expert has 30 years of experience as a podiatrist. He received a B.S. from Michigan State University and a D.P.M., from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He also finished a Medical-Surgical Residency at Detroit Central Hospital and is board certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. A Fellow of the International College of Podiatric Laser Surgery, he has worked on the medical staff of various hospitals ...
Expert Witness: E-000500
This expert is board certified in surgery of the foot and ankle. He specializes in the foot and ankle with soft tissue up to the tibial tuberosity, and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has also assumed high ranking clinical positions in major healthcare centers in Texas.
Expert Witness: E-008407
This highly qualified Podiatrist is board certified in Foot Surgery. He completed two residencies in both medical and surgical Podiatry. he completed intensive training in in peripheral nerve surgery. He is member of several professional organizations including the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. This expert has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and is often invited to lecture as a guest speaker ...
Expert Witness: E-070293
This qualified expert of Orthopedic Surgery obtained his BA from the University of Virginia and his MD at Georgetown University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Oakland Naval Hospital, his Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, and his Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is Certified in ...
Expert Witness: E-028737
This highly qualified expert is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has been practicing for 7+ years. He completed his internship and residency trainings in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also concluded a fellowship focusing on foot and ankle surgery. He is the founder and president of the Research Triangle Park Orthopedic Society and a fellow at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of various other ...
Expert Witness: E-007597
This double board certified expert has been practicing for nearly 20 years. Fellowship trained in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Peripheral Nerve Surgery, he has been awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is a Medical Consultant for the ATP Professional Men's Tennis Tour. He is extensively published and is Editor Emeritus of the international medical journal "Foot and Ankle Specialist", while he is currently a ...
Expert Witness: E-009455
This highly qualified Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed a residency in General Orthopedics at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and subsequent Fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery. This expert is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of both the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American ...

FOOT AND ANKLE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes

…  joint fusion, a dorsal flexor shortening wedge osteotomy, and hammertoes arthrodesis. The patient felt the bandages were too tight on his foot but kept them on until his first post-operative appointment two weeks …

Patient Suffers Foot Drop After Aggressive Physical Therapy Treatment FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  massage. Immediately afterward, she had difficulty standing due to pain and subsequently pain while walking. Following this aggressive treatment, the …  symptoms of sciatica in her left leg as well as a left foot drop, which led her to see her neurosurgeon. Lumbar X-rays showed a …

Olympic Athlete Is Unable To Compete Following Incomplete Ankle Surgery FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  athlete who suffered a trimalleolar fracture to her right foot in the course of a game. An MRI of the ankle revealed a fracture of the …  talus. The defendant physician performed an open reduction and internal fixation of the right ankle but did not address the talus …

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident

…  escalator at a department store. A woman who was wearing sandals was ascending to the third floor of the store. As she was getting off …  suffered a sharp jerking motion, causing the woman’s foot to become trapped between the escalator step and the platform. The woman …

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails To Remove Bone Fragment During Ankle Surgery FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  an elderly male patient who required surgery to repair an ankle fracture he sustained while skiing. The patient had seen an orthopedic …  surgeon performed the operation without taking new x-rays and relying on imaging studies from previous doctors. Within several weeks of …

Patient Contracts Fatal Infections After Foot Amputation FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  elderly female patient with a history of poor circulation and diabetes. She presented to her podiatrist with non-healing foot ulcers and was referred to vascular surgery for revascularization. The …

Neurosurgery Experts Discuss Foot Drop Following Spinal Fixation Procedure FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  procedure, however, the patient woke up with left-sided foot drop. Imaging studies revealed the presence of a pedicle screw that may …  of this assessment, the patient was placed on IV steroids and was treated conservatively. Over the next few weeks, however, the man …

Doctor Severs Multiple Nerves and Tendons During Foot Surgery FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  case involves a male patient who underwent a routine foot surgery, performed by a podiatrist. During the procedure, the podiatrist …  During a second surgical procedure, he found the injuries and looked for a plastic surgeon in the hospital, but could not find one. He …

Total Hip Replacement Results in Sciatic Nerve Injury and Foot Drop FOOT AND ANKLE Expert Case

…  in the medical note was that there was a postoperative foot drop associated with numbness on the dorsal aspect of the foot. A neurology consult and further imaging studies were ordered to evaluate the possibility of any …