LIVER SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-009903
This qualified expert completed his Internship in General Surgery at Yale University, his Residency in General Surgery at Ohio State University, and his Fellowship in Liver and Pancreas Surgery / Surgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He obtained his MPH in clinical Investigation from Ohio State University and is Board Certified in Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology. He is a member of multiple Surgery and Oncology Medical Associations and has over 50+ ...
Expert Witness: E-001698
This expert is a board-certified general surgeon who has over 25 years of experience as a chief/director of surgery. He is extensively published in general surgery and in particular on disease of the liver, pancreas, bile duct, hernia, bowel obstruction, and laparoscopic surgery. He holds a major medical patent, is actively involved in teaching, research and serves as an editor for several prominent medical journals.
Expert Witness: E-055849
This highly qualified board certified expert has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years. Residency ad fellowship training were completed at Loma Linda University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, respectively. He is actively involved in research and education: the expert serves on countless medical and surgical committees dedicated to the improvement of health care outcomes and physician education, is a reviewer and editor for ...
Expert Witness: E-174413
This board-certified expert has extensive clinical and research experience in Urology, Urologic Oncology and da Vinci Robotic Surgery. He currently practices in Macon, GA (pop. 92,000). He received his MD from the Medical University of South Carolina following a BS from Brown University. He completed an Internship in General Surgery and a Residency in Urology at the Medical College of Virginia, where he was Chief Resident. The expert is a member of several professional ...
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-024754
This highly qualified and dual fellowship trained expert earned his BS from Stanford University and his MD from University of Tennessee College of Medicine. After completing his general surgery residency, he went on to train under two fellowships. The first fellowship was in surgical critical care at Stanford and the second was at Vanderbilt in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. As a result, this expert is a highly skilled physician board certified in general ...
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-019543
This highly qualified board certified expert has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. Fellowship training was completed at the University of Pittsburgh. He is actively involved in research and education: to date, he has authored over 280 original peer reviewed articles/ abstracts, 8 book chapters, and lectured at more than 75 conferences and symposia. The expert serves as a reviewer and editor for numerous medical and surgical journals. He is also a member of ...
Expert Witness: E-011462
This supremely qualified and board certified surgeon received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins Medical School. He then went on to complete a Residency in General Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine. This expert is fellowship trained in Liver Transplantation and Organ Transplantation. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles in professional journals and has published 17 book chapters. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and ...
Expert Witness: E-006399
This double board certified expert has been practicing for over 12 years. Fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, he has delivered more than 20 international, national, and regional research presentations. He serves as Associate Director of Sports Medicine at a teaching institution in Baltimore, MD, Head Team Orthopedist at a Division I university in Maryland, and Associate Orthopedic Team Physiciain for an NFL franchise.

LIVER SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed Diagnosis of Wilson’s Disease Causes Liver Failure LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Wilson’s Disease Causes Liver Failure

…  who went to her doctor because of chronically elevated liver enzymes. The patient had a history of depression, eating disorders, and …  In 2012, the patient was hospitalized for severe liver failure and was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease. The patient had a liver …

Doctors Fail to Inform Patient of Liver Cancer LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Inform Patient of Liver Cancer

…  next morning. The scan revealed a mass at the top of her liver. Her primary doctor saw the radiologist’s report and suggested a second …  the last scan had been performed. The patient underwent surgery to remove the mass, and pathology identified the mass as cancerous. It …

Hepatectomy complications lead to patient’s death LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

Hepatectomy complications lead to patient’s death

…  The procedure was performed due to the presence of a liver mass. The patient has a past medical history of autoimmune pancreatitis …  with a liver mass it was recommended that he undergo surgery to resect it.  The procedure was completed without any apparent …

Gastroenterology Expert Witness Discusses Hepatocellular Carcinoma LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

…  A CT scan of the abdomen revealed a large mass on the liver. Laboratory testing showed that she had markedly elevated …  to be stage III hepatocellular carcinoma, a form of liver cancer. She underwent a left hepatic lobectomy. She was placed on an …

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant

…  case involves a live donor liver transplant case in a forty-two-year-old woman who was suffering from …  The patient received a portion of her brother’s liver after they were determined to be a proper HLA match. The matching tests …  C and hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis in the donor. The liver transplantation was conducted and the cancer spread rampantly in the …

Surgical Sponge Left Behind After Liver Transplantation Surgery LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

…  involves a forty-seven-year-old female patient underwent a liver transplant procedure. She was previously suffering from progressive amyloid polyneuropathy. The surgery had significant complications, which included a two-month hospital …

Clinically Unstable Patient Undergoes Elective Surgery and Dies LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

…  that was significant for hypertension, hypothyroidism, and liver cirrhosis. The patient was scheduled for an elective total knee …  underwent pre-admissions testing in preparation for her surgery. At this time, the medical records demonstrated that the patient had a …

Liver Cancer Diagnosis Delayed for 9 Months LIVER SURGERY Expert Case

Liver Cancer Diagnosis Delayed for 9 Months

…  with contrast revealed several fluid collections near the liver and a possible abscess in the right lobe of the liver. Interventional radiology placed drains and infectious disease consulted …