HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-042477
This highly qualified expert of Orthopedic Surgery obtained his BA at Yale University, completed Pre-Med at Duquesne, and acquired his MD from the Hahneman School of Medicine (Drexel). He completed his Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and his Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Washington and Harborview Hospital. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery of Hand and is a member of multiple Orthopaedic Medical Associations. ...
Expert Witness: E-080491
This expert is the Division Chief of Hand in the Department of Plastic Surgery. He is also the Program Director of the Plastic Surgery component of the Plastic Surgery Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, as well as intimately involved with the Hand Transplantation Program at a major PA Medical Center. He has trained in Plastic Surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He completed fellowships in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh ...
Expert Witness: E-051191
This extremely qualified and fellowship trained expert earned both his BA and MD from University of Chicago. He completed an internship at UNC followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Chicago. This expert pursued his expertise in hand surgery by completing two hand surgery fellowships in Switzerland. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery with advanced qualification in hand surgery. This expert's career has been highlighted by numerous awards ...
Expert Witness: E-008495
This qualified and board certified expert has over 25 years of experience in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. He holds a M.D. from the Djuro Pucar Stari University in Bosnia and finished a residency in Plastic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. He also finished fellowship in Upper Extremity Surgery and Microsurgery at the Christine Kleinert Institute. His interests include Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery. He currently serves as Assistant Professor ...

HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Occupational Therapy Student Ruptures Patient’s Tendon HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

…  Following the exercise, the patient ruptured his tendon and required additional surgeries and grafts. It was alleged that these …  An expert in occupational therapy who specializes in hand treatment was sought to opine on whether the supervising occupational …

Patient Requires Amputation After Doctors Fail to Diagnose Aneurysm HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

…  at which point doctors noted reduced renal function and elected to keep the patient in the hospital for an extended period of …  complaint of pain and numbness in the shoulder and hand. No testing was done to investigate these complaints. Once the patient was …

Woman Suffers Neck Injuries in Car Crash HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

Woman Suffers Neck Injuries in Car Crash

…  is a 55-year-old woman from Maryland. She was driving her car when a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction …  Her air bags deployed and she sustained cuts on both her hands. She had the immediate onset of neck and right upper arm pain, along with paresthesias in her right upper arm and hand. Her …

Neurology expert advises on disability benefits for nerve injury HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

…  neurological problems had not subsided, were permanent, and his symptoms were being further aggravated by continuously wearing lead …  in numbness and loss of sensation in plaintiff’s hand and fingers, creating an unacceptable risk to his patients. As a result of …

Spinal Surgery Leads to Dural Tear and Spinal Fluid Leak HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

Spinal Surgery Leads to Dural Tear and Spinal Fluid Leak

…  a patient who underwent a cervical total disc arthroplasty and placement of a cervical implant device that was met with complications. …  right upper extremity with a resultant sensory loss to the hand. The patient also sustained other serious iatrogenic injuries and damages, …

Delayed Ulnar Nerve Repair Results in Permanent Damage HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY Expert Case

Delayed Ulnar Nerve Repair Results in Permanent Damage

…  to the emergency room with a stab wound to the abdomen and left forearm. On the upper left extremity, there was a laceration to the …  difficulty in extending the last two digits of his hand. The patient was consulted by a hand surgeon who questioned whether the …