GERIATRIC CARE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-057078
This highly qualified expert is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Administrative Psychiatry. He has been in active practice for over 31 years. He completed his MD degree at the prestigious Albert-Ludwigs-University in Germany prior to moving to the United States. He completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati. This expert is highly respected in this field with more than 65 ...
Expert Witness: E-009530
This expert is an extremely well-qualified internist with additional experience and interest in geriatrics, palliative medicine, and hospice care. She has published more 28 peer-reviewed primary publications, review articles, invited articles, abstracts and book chapters. This expert has also traveled, giving numerous presentations on geriatrics, palliative medicine and hospice care. She currently holds a physician position at one of the finest VA institutions in the ...
Expert Witness: E-004609
30 years of employment in a community hospital advancing to the executive level as the organizations Chief Nursing Officer. Lead the organization to successful state and JCAHO surveys, knowledge of patient care and medical staff standards. Authored organizational policies and procedures in accordance with best practices. Oversight of 500 FTEs to include nursing and allied support staff for clinical care departments. Provided oversight administration for a long term ...
Expert Witness: E-496792
This qualified expert has nearly 25 years of experience in nursing. She earned her AS in applied science from Luzerne County Community College and completed a 120-hour nursing home administrator's course at Penn State University. She is licensed as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator. She has been a registered nurse for several different units at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, including orthopedics, ER/ICU, and subacute and medical-surgical care. ...
Expert Witness: E-212223
This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral ...
Expert Witness: E-267774
This expert is highly qualified in the field of physical therapy with a focus on geriatrics. He earned his DPT from SUNY Stony Brook and is currently finishing a PhD in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He is board-certified in geriatrics by the American Board of Physical Therapy and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapists. He has published numerous articles on limb loss and prosthesis. ...
Expert Witness: E-009175
This highly qualified expert is a licensed pharmacist practicing in the state of Florida for the past 36 years. He has filled 500,000+ prescriptions, performed 150,000+ medical chart reviews, and participated in 200+ state and federal surveys. He completed his post baccalaureate studies in biochemistry and pharmacy at the University of Florida and is board certified in geriatrics pharmacy. He is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and the former ...
Expert Witness: E-167112
This expert has served as registered nurse for 45 years, and holds a Master's level certification in Gerontology. She is certified as an Advanced Professional by the Aging Life Care Association, and also serves as an Age Well Senior Services Consultant. She has served as the Founder and CEO of an elderly care management company for the last 10 years.
Expert Witness: E-078138
With a career in the home care industry spanning 35 years, this registered nurse has had hands on experience in both the administrative and clinical aspects of the field. She progressed to senior executive levels within a multi-million dollar national home care company with locations in 28 States. She has been instrumental in the creation and oversight of many aspects of home care businesses including policy and procedures, caregiver training and training manuals, ...
Expert Witness: E-075644
This highly qualified expert earned his undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and his MD from University of Texas-Houston Medical School. He is board certified in family medicine and has a comprehensive degree of experience with geriatric patients. This expert has experience in a range of primary care settings which centered around care for the elderly with complex medical issues. In addition, he has held impressive directorship roles of long term care and assisted living ...
Expert Witness: E-055916
This qualified expert of Sleep Center Administration, Geriatric Psychology, Correctional Nursing obtained her LPN from Calhoun Community College and her RN from Snead State Community College. Further, she is expected to obtain her BSN from the University of North Alabama. She is Certified in Basic Life Support, Crisis Prevention, and as a Dementia Practitioner. She is currently a Registered Nurse at a Behavioral Healthcare Clinic in the South

GERIATRIC CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital

This case involves an elderly man with severe arthritis and dementia who fell in a hospital. The man was living in a nursing home and had been designated as a fall-risk patient by the facility. The man was rushed to the hospital one night after experiencin …

Nursing Home Staff Fails To Properly Clean Patient With Persistent Incontinence GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male patient who was admitted to the nursing home after a hospital stay during which he contracted C-Difficile. Upon admission to the nursing home, the patient suffered from fecal incontinence due to the C-Difficile and was no …

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall

This case involves an 83-year-old male patient who had been a resident of an assisted facility for a year following a stroke incident that left him paralyzed on one side of his body. The patient was confined to a wheelchair and required a home assista …

Unsupervised Geriatric Patient Expires After Choking During Lunch GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

This case involves a 92-year-old female patient with Alzheimer’s who was living in a long-term nursing facility. The patient was considered to be at high risk for aspiration and was always supervised during meals. While the patient was eating lunch, the s …

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair

…  case involves an elderly man in a long-term care facility who was injured while in his power wheelchair. He had been prescribed a power wheelchair by his primary care doctor because his mobility had become very limited. He had just received …

Elderly Man Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Negligent Nursing Care GERIATRIC CARE Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man in Tennessee who suffered injuries after being lifted up improperly. The man had been bedridden for an extended period of time due to a degenerative nervous system condition. The man was to be transferred into a wheelchai …