HEAD AND NECK SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

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-181551
This expert is extremely well qualified in the field of Craniofacial Plastic Surgery. He received his MD from Yale University School of Medicine and an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. He completed residencies in Head & Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine before completing a Head and Neck Reconstruction and Skull Base Surgery fellowship at the University of Oviedo in ...
Expert Witness: E-033646
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his General Surgery Internship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and his Residency in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of prestigious medical societies such as the Kansas City ...
Expert Witness: E-025247
This highly qualified expert is a board certified surgeon with 43+ years of experience. He completed his internship training at Stamford Hospital and concluded his residency training focusing on general surgery at the University of Maryland. He also completed two fellowship programs in surgical oncology and head and neck surgery at M.D. Anderson Hospital. He is a fellow at the American College of Surgeons and the former president of the Louisville Surgical Society. He is ...
Expert Witness: E-022675
This expert has practiced otolaryngology continuously in the State of Florida for over 17 years. After graduating from Harvard University and the Yale University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Following this, he completed a fellowship at the Stanford University Medical School Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Subsequently, he moved to Florida, taking ...
Expert Witness: E-009815
This expert is a board-certified, fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Harvard University and his medical degree from New York University where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA Medical Center and thereafter completed the NIH-accredited advanced training fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical ...
Expert Witness: E-008245
This supremely qualified, board certified expert boasts an impressive CV. He completed a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery at the prestigious, John Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a member of countless highly regarded professional societies including the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, of which, he is in a current high ranking leadership position. He is a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Otolaryngology, the American head ...
Expert Witness: E-014751
This double board certified expert earned his BA at Johns Hopkins University and his MD at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He completed post-graduate training at the nation's top institutions and has since authored more than 100 publications in the space. He is a fellow of multiple prestigious societies, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Head & Neck Society. ...
Expert Witness: E-004474
This expert has 13 years experience in Otolaryngology with a focus on paediatric and sinus diseases. Expert opinion in a variety of legal cases as well as independent medical examiner for insurance claims for disability relating to diseases of the head and neck and related structures. He is responsible for quality of care and standards for the division of Otolarygology at one of Canada's largest urban hospitals. This expert is an instructor of medical students and ...
Expert Witness: E-000660
This expert has been practicing for over 30 years. He is actively involved in numerous professional societies relevant to his field, and has previously served as Board Member and President of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. He currently maintains active affiliations and privileges at 3 area hospitals. He is also on the editorial board and is an ad hoc reviewer of various medical journals and has won numerous honors and awards, and has been given grants ...
Expert Witness: E-006344
This highly qualified and board certified Otolaryngologist is a reviewer for several major ENT scientific journals, and has given numerous nationally invited lectures in his field. He is also published, and has acquired membership at such prestigious professional societies as the the American Academy of Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Rhinologic Surgery. This expert earned his AB at Georgetown University and MD at Albany Medical College. ...

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Surgical Error Allegedly Results in Stroke HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

Negligent Surgical Error Allegedly Results in Stroke

…  growth at the base of his skull. The patient underwent a neck dissection with resection of the tumor by an ENT. The ENT had originally …  of the operation, the vascular surgeon did not show up, and it was discovered that he had never been called by the ENT. During the …

Patient With Infection Develops Severe Muscle Atrophy HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

Patient With Infection Develops Severe Muscle Atrophy

…  initially presented to her pediatrician with a mass in her neck. Given the mass’s persistence over an extended period of time, the patient …  The patient subsequently experienced sharp chest pains and sought the opinion of a cardiologist. She was diagnosed by the cardiologist …

Hematology Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Blood Cancer HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

…  two years, he developed progressively worsening knee pain and deformity. He relayed this concern to his hematologist, but was not …  he was treated with a knee brace, a number of drugs, and physical therapy. He eventually transferred care to another facility where …

Delayed Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Leads to Metastatic Carcinoma in Neck HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

…  patient was seen by another dentist who noted two yellow and white patches on his tongue. At this point, the second dentist referred …  diagnosed the lesions as a common irritation of the tongue and prescribed topical medication, however she did not perform a biopsy to rule …

Oncology expert witness discusses delayed diagnosis of Squamous cell carcinoma HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

…  forty-six-year-old male patient who underwent a root canal and antibiotic treatment for an abscess under the care of an endodontist. The …  which was painful to the touch, on the left side of his neck. He was told to continue treating the tooth with antibiotics. In May 2010, …

Patient Discharged With Tracheal Stenosis HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

Patient Discharged With Tracheal Stenosis

…  vessels in the thorax, which required extensive thoracic surgery. After being stabilized, the patient was discharged. Two days later, he …  to the hospital complaining of severe shortness of breath and wheezing. It was determined that the patient was discharged with narrowing …

Chemotherapy Delayed for Several Months HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

Chemotherapy Delayed for Several Months

…  who developed a lump in the right upper margin of her neck at the angle of the jaw bone. The patient presented to an ENT physician …  of the buccal mucosa with a right neck dissection and a split thickness skin graft from the right thigh. The patient was staged …

Esophageal Tear During Anterior Cervical Discectomy Procedure HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Expert Case

Esophageal Tear During Anterior Cervical Discectomy Procedure

…  clinical otolaryngology case involves the complications and necessary follow-up surgeries sustained after an elective anterior cervical …  operative report does not mention any complications during surgery and does not make note of any signs of a tear or perforation. A few …