HERNIA MESH EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-184686
This expert gained his MD from the University of Virginia and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Duke University. He completed an additional fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Duke University. This expert is board certified in general surgery and is currently an assistant professor of surgery at a top tier University. He is also the division chief of general surgery at a Regional Hospital near the university.

HERNIA MESH EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Transvaginal Mesh Allegedly Causes Irreparable Damage to Thousands of Patients HERNIA MESH Expert Case

…  case involves a common brand of transvaginal mesh, which was originally designed for general surgical repairs and has since …  gynecologic procedures. Without clinical testing, the mesh was branded as suitable for women requiring treatment for pelvic organ …  thousands of cases, defectively designed and manufactured meshes have allegedly caused injuries, and patients have undergone several …

Leading General Surgeon Discusses Defective Hernia Mesh HERNIA MESH Expert Case

Leading General Surgeon Discusses Defective Hernia Mesh

…  case involves a patient who had inguinal hernia repair using Composix Kugel mesh. The patient is currently disabled and has suffered chronic, debilitating pain. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant knew the mesh was not suitable for this application, knew it causes chronic foreign body …

Pelvic Mesh Recipient Alleges Bioincompatibility Caused Severe Pain HERNIA MESH Expert Case

…  from stress urinary incontinence. She received a pelvic mesh implant that was manufactured by defendant. She alleges that at the time …  FDA and medical professionals’ safety concerns about the mesh implants causing vaginal shortening, vaginal tightening and vaginal pain. …

Transvaginal Mesh Product Causing Untreatable, Lifelong Pain HERNIA MESH Expert Case

Transvaginal Mesh Product Causing Untreatable, Lifelong Pain

…  an anterior repair of the cystocele using defendant’s mesh support system. Immediately after surgery to implant the defendant’s polypropylene mesh product, plaintiff began experiencing pain. Eventually, the intense …

Plaintiff Alleges Permanent Injury From Transvaginal Mesh Product HERNIA MESH Expert Case

…  this case, a transvaginal mesh expert (urogynecologist) opines on physical injuries allegedly caused by …  After the plaintiff was implanted with defendant’s mesh vaginal support system, she alleges that she experienced significant …  marketed, packaged, labeled, and sold the vaginal mesh system used in plaintiff’s …

Vaginal Mesh Implant Results in Severe Health Complications HERNIA MESH Expert Case

Vaginal Mesh Implant Results in Severe Health Complications

…  The doctor recommended that the woman have a transvaginal mesh implantation. The doctor implanted the mesh product and also implanted a mesh sling to treat the woman’s stress …

Synthetic Mesh Defect and Migration Causes Severe Abdominal Infection and Fistula Formation HERNIA MESH Expert Case

…  emergency room with a symptomatic and recurrent ventral hernia. On examination, the physician identified a palpable and reducible hernia that was just above the umbilicus. The examination also revealed a small …  right inguinal hernia. The patient underwent a mesh repair surgery using Composix Kugel mesh and, during the procedure, the …

Transvaginal mesh product leads to bowel perforation and sepsis HERNIA MESH Expert Case

…  an open hysterectomy procedure that was repaired with a mesh product, but shortly after the initial procedure, several complications …  to have a bowel perforation from an invasion of the mesh product into the abdominal tissue. The implant invasion and bowel …

Bowel Perforated During Vaginal Mesh Procedure HERNIA MESH Expert Case

Bowel Perforated During Vaginal Mesh Procedure

…  patient that underwent surgery to excise a sacrocolpopexy mesh that eroded into her vaginal wall. Postoperatively, the patient was …  with gross perforation in the pelvis around the area of mesh removal. Two large perforations were identified, one of which was almost a …