LIMB PRESERVATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-008407
This highly qualified Podiatrist is board certified in Foot Surgery. He completed two residencies in both medical and surgical Podiatry. he completed intensive training in in peripheral nerve surgery. He is member of several professional organizations including the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. This expert has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and is often invited to lecture as a guest speaker ...

LIMB PRESERVATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Young Child is Permanently Disabled Following Cardiac Surgery LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old female patient with Down syndrome that underwent a surgical procedure to repair a hole between her heart chambers and regulate her blood flow. She underwent a subsequent open-heart procedure to remove scar tissue from …

Woman Requires Leg Amputation After Contracting Carbon Monoxide Poisoning LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This case involves a woman who required leg amputation after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The woman was renting a house with a poor heating system and no fireplace. In early March, the woman’s heating system stopped working entirely. Her land …

Inappropriate Treatment of Infected Wound Leads to Amputation LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient in Kansaswho suffered from morbid obesity as well as diabetes, who was being followed by a vascular surgeon for a wound on her hallux. The wound was initially managed as an outpatient with antibiotics, howeve …

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia

…  almost immediately with what appeared to be a salvaged limb. The patient returned to the hospital several days later with significant gangrene of the limb, which necessitated an …

Failure to Adequately Monitor Patient’s Circulation Leads to Double Amputation LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This is a case involves a college-aged patient who had been diagnosed with a thyroid condition, and his endocrinologist had prescribed cortisone and other medications to treat that condition. The patient eventually fell acutely ill during practice for his …

Miscommunication Leads to Critical Delay in Care For Sepsis Patient LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in his late twenties who was admitted to the defendant hospital with severe abdominal pain, fever, tachycardia and low blood pressure. The hospital immediately performed lab testing which showed a highly elevated white blo …

Delayed Diagnosis Results in Amputation; Vascular Surgery Expert Advises LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

This jail operations case involves a woman who was incarcerated and suffered an injury to her left foot and notified the defendant. She was transported to the ER and was released with instructions to return if the condition did not improve. Her conditio …

Lower Limb Paralysis After Spinal Fusion Surgery LIMB PRESERVATION Expert Case

Lower Limb Paralysis After Spinal Fusion Surgery

This case involves a sixty-two-year-old male patient who presented to the hospital with a displacement of a cervical intervertebral disc and was admitted to the neurosurgery service after a workup revealed cervical spinal stenosis, cervical myelomalacia, a …