NEONATOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-366408
This highly qualified neonatologist has extensive experience in his field. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics with sub-certifications in neonatal and perinatal medicine. He received his BA in chemistry from Indiana University Bloomington, his MD from University of Louisville School of Medicine and his MA in bioethics from Medical College Wisconsin. After completing his residency in pediatrics at Carolinas Medical Center, this expert went on to ...
Expert Witness: E-318370
This qualified expert earned her BS in nursing from San Diego State University and went on to earn her MS in nursing at Grand Canyon University. She is nationally certified as a registered nurse certified in neonatal intensive care and is a neonatal resuscitation provider. Formerly, she served as an advanced clinician in the NICU of Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns and as a supervisor of the NICU at Rady Children's Hospital. She currently is a manager of ...
Expert Witness: E-127494
This board-certified expert earned her MD from the University of Texas Southwestern, and completed a Residency in Pediatrics and a Fellowship in Neonatology from the University of Utah. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Perinatal Research Society, the Society for Reproductive Investigation and the Western Society for Pediatric Research. Formerly, this expert was a Visiting Instructor of Neonatology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and ...
Expert Witness: E-152557
This expert has earned his BA at the California State University and his Certificate in Respiratory Therapy at California Param & Tech college. Formerly, he was an RCP Manager at Christian Hospital Medical Center. Currently, he is a Respiratory Care Provider and The Clinical Director of Respiratory Therapy at a medical college in California.
Expert Witness: E-035256
This expert earned her BS in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA. She holds an NCC certification as an inpatient obstetric nurse (RNC-OB) and a Healthy Children's Project certification as a lactation counselor (CLC). He formerly served as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael, San Antonio Community Hospital, and Midstate Medical Center. She currently serves as a labor and delivery nurse a major medical center in Boston, ...
Expert Witness: E-161936
This highly qualified expert earned his medicine degree from Cairo University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in Pediatrics at Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital and then went on to complete a prestigious Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is active in his field both academically and clinically and is a member of multiple medical societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics ...
Expert Witness: E-021463
This board-certified expert has worked in the Obstetrics and Gynecology field for over 17 years. He earned his BS in Medieval Studies from the University of Notre Dame and went on to complete an MS in Clinical Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his MD at the St. Louis University School of Medicine and went on to complete a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Naval Medical Center in San Diego. He remains active in his field as a ...
Expert Witness: E-168129
This highly qualified neurologist and neurointensivist earned his BA from Temple University and his MD from Ohio State University. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and his fellowship in neurocritical care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. He is a member of the Neurocritical Care Society, American Heart Association, and American Academy of Neurology. He serves as Associate Editor of the periodical ...
Expert Witness: E-128693
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years experience in her field. She completed both her BSN and MSN at Loyola University, and earned her DNP at the University of San Francisco. She is certified in Neonatal Intensive Care, and has published several books and numerous articles on this subject. She has previously worked as a Neonatal Intensive Care Staff Nurse at numerous hospitals, as well as serving as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at California State University of East ...
Expert Witness: E-029404
This highly qualified expert is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine and has been practicing for 20+ years. He completed his internship training at Ain Shams University Hospital and his residency training in pediatrics in Philadelphia, and his fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Columbia University. He is a member of various professional associations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Association for ...
Expert Witness: E-013332
This expert is a Board Certified Neonatologist, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics/ Neonatology in full time academic practice at a large Children's Hospital and Perinatal Regional Referral Center. She teaches medical students, residents and fellows in the classroom and at bedside, serves as Director of Quality Assurance for a busy Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and conducts clinical trials. She is published in leading peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited ...
Expert Witness: E-055615
This highly qualified, board certified and published expert earned her Associate of Science degree from the Nursing University of New York, her Bachelor of science from Holy Names College in California and her Masters of science from the University of California San Francisco. This expert is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor, and has had advanced additional training as she completed High- Risk Neonatal program, the Neonatal ...

NEONATOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Newborn Dies From Sepsis Secondary To Undiagnosed Infection NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Newborn Dies From Sepsis Secondary To Undiagnosed Infection

This case involves a male newborn delivered via C-section. The mom had been seen in the emergency room for fever with a temperature of 103. After the baby was born, labs and cultures were drawn due to the suspicion of chorioamnionitis. A placental sample t …

Decision To Pursue Natural Childbirth Leaves Infant With Brain Damage NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a patient that had a high-risk pregnancy. The patient’s physician knew that the fetus had the umbilical cord surrounding the cervical spine and that the nuchal cord was a concern. Rather than scheduling a caesarian section to remove the  …

Birth Injury Causes A Child Ongoing Neurological Complications NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 6-year-old child who experienced a complicated vaginal delivery at birth. Immediately following his birth, he was diagnosed with shoulder dystocia and secondary Erb’s Palsy of his left upper extremity. Over the course of the first year …

Infant Dies After Obstructed Labor And Delivery Complications NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 34-year-old overweight female with gestational diabetes. The patient was screened 10 weeks prior to delivery and it was discovered she had gestational diabetes. She was referred to a nutritionist and given a printout of a diet. The pat …

Infant With Prenatal Defects Suffers Permanent Neurological Impairment NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a pregnant woman whose fetus was found prenatally to have a defect in the lower chambers of the heart and kidney failure. The baby was born prematurely and was intubated in the NICU. He was diagnosed with brain and eye malformations, …

Premature Newborn Not Treated Because Of Miscalculated Gestational Age NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 20-week preterm neonate with conflicting Apgars recorded post delivery. Following the second Apgar reading, the neonate was presumed dead and taken to a warmer. Because of the estimated gestational age, the neonate was not given an …

Premature Infant is Killed by Untreated Pulmonary Infection NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

Premature Infant is Killed by Untreated Pulmonary Infection

This case involves a 12-day-old infant born a week premature in Florida. The infant was hospitalized for 5 days due to a hemolytic disease requiring phototherapy. Two days following discharge, the patient presented to the emergency department having multip …

Child Suffers Permanent Brain Damage During Botched C-Section NEONATOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an infant in Maryland who suffered brain damage due to complications suffered during a botched c-section. On the date of the incident in question the child’s mother was taken to hospital by ambulance with contractions, however she coul …