GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-315946
This highly qualified, board certified colon and rectal surgeon has extensive experience in her field. She completed her BS in microbiology from the University of Florida and her MD from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She completed her residency in general surgery from at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and was fellowship-trained in colon and rectal surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She holds board certifications from the American Board of Surgery and ...
Expert Witness: E-316282
This highly qualified colorectal surgery expert has 19 years of experience in his field. He received his BS in physiology and neurobiology then went on to earn his MD from University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship in general surgery at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and his fellowship in colorectal surgery at Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Clinic. He is board certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and by ...
Expert Witness: E-301252
This highly qualified dermatology expert received her MD from Washington University School of Medicine then went on to complete an internship at Saint John's Mercy Medical Center. She conducted her residency in dermatology and a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic surgery both at the Washington University School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and licensed in Missouri, Ohio, and California. This expert has ...
Expert Witness: E-071939
This board-certified expert in orthopedic surgery specializes in spinal procedures. He earned his MD from Georgetown University following a BA from the University of California Santa Barbara. The expert also holds an MS in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Georgetown University and a fellowship in orthopedic spine surgery at the Mayo Clinic. The expert formerly served as an orthopedic surgeon in the Mayo Health ...
Expert Witness: E-157888
This qualified expert has over a decade of experience in his field. He received his BS in business administration with a concentration in management from Southwest Baptist University. He has held a multitude of roles in the railroad industry, including terminal trainmaster, director of administration, terminal manager and most recently superintendent of operations. This expert lead a team of over 300 train, yard, and engine employees to multiple extended human factor ...
Expert Witness: E-129085
This board-certified expert earned his MBBS from the Maulana Azad Medical College in India where he also completed an internship in general surgery. He then went on to complete two residencies in general surgery from the Lady Hardinge Medical College and Weill Cornell Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery from the University of Texas Medical School. He has been published nine times and is a member of the Society of American ...
Expert Witness: E-297457
This highly qualified expert received his MD from The Ohio State Medical School and went on to complete a residency in surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is a board certified general vascular surgeon with over 26 years of practice in Florida. This expert served as a trauma and general/vascular surgeon in eight Florida hospitals as well as developed his own general and vascular surgical practice. He has ...
Expert Witness: E-286951
This highly qualified expert received his BS in biology from Indiana University at Bloomington and his MD from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in general medicine and a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University. He has conducted extensive research and published papers on pediatric airway disorders, pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, laryngeal cancer & sinus ...
Expert Witness: E-277943
This qualified expert received his BS in biological sciences from Brown University and went on to earn his MD from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the UCSF Department of Surgery and UCSF Department of Plastic Surgery. This expert specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and has presented over a dozen times on the subject. He has been published numerous times in journals such as the Journal of ...
Expert Witness: E-276050
This expert has over 10 years of experience as a colorectal surgeon. He completed his BS in biology from Louisiana Tech University and his MD from LSU Health Sciences Center. After completing his residency at LSU Health Sciences Center, this expert went on to finish a prestigious fellowship in colorectal surgery at Baylor University Medical Center. He is board certified in general surgery and colorectal surgery. This expert is a member of numerous professional societies ...
Expert Witness: E-010188
This highly qualified expert has over 45 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon. He earned his BA in psychology from Lafayette College and his MD from New York Medical College. He then went on to complete a medical-surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, and his fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of California, San Diego. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the National ...
Expert Witness: E-093932
This highly qualified expert earned his BA from University of Pennsylvania and his MD from New York Medical College. He completed his residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The New York Hospital of Cornell University Medical Center. He then went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at The Hospital for Special Surgery. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American Association of Hand ...

GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Court Finds Expert General Surgeon Unqualified To Opine On Gastroenterology Standards Of Care GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  procedure on his esophagus. The plaintiff called a general surgeon as an expert witness to opine on the gastrointestinal …  of these complications. The plaintiff designated a general surgeon as an expert witness regarding upper and lower gastrointestinal …  and excluded the testimony of the plaintiff’s general surgery expert. The plaintiff appealed the motion. The issue before the court …

Delayed Bowel Perforation Intervention Causes Patient Kidney Injury GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 69-year-old male patient with a complicated medical history who underwent a colonoscopy. He was noted to have a diverticular stricture and the surgeon suspected perforation. The structure was marked with an ink spot, and a chest  …

Surgeon Allegedly Fails to Acquire Patient Consent for Cosmetic Nose Surgery GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 54-year-old male actor with sleep apnea who had a dermal filler injected into his nasolabial fold. Several months after the procedure, the patient believed he was having an adverse reaction to the dermal filler and visited a plast …

Patient With Benign Breast Tumor Is Counseled Into Allegedly Unnecessary Mastectomy GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  The pathology revealed ADH with no sign of malignancy. The general surgeon recommended that the patient undergo a double mastectomy and …  was high risk for breast cancer. The patient underwent the surgery and had a very difficult recovery. She had 4 failed breast …

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire

This case involves a 78-year-old male patient with a history of COPD who developed pneumonia and required intubation. Because the patient was difficult to wean, the attending physician ordered a tracheostomy. During the procedure, there was an electroc …