NEPHROLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-518074
This qualified expert is board-certified in internal medicine, nephrology, and critical care medicine. He received his BS from Fordham University before earning his MD from Ross University. He completed both an internship and residency in internal medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center before completing a nephrology fellowship and a critical care fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital. This expert is also certified in basic life support and advanced cardiovascular ...
Expert Witness: E-493717
This qualified expert has nearly 25 years of experience in nephrology. He received his BS in metallurgical engineering and materials science from Carnegie Mellon University before earning his MD from the University of Colorado. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver and his fellowship in renal diseases and hypertension at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. This expert is board certified in internal ...
Expert Witness: E-314705
This qualified expert has over 10 years of experience in nursing, specifically as a nephrologist. He earned his ADP from Harry S Truman College and will complete his training as an acute care nurse practitioner this year. He has served as a unit director at US Renal Care, a leading dialysis provider and as a home hemodialysis training specialist RN. Currently, he is an acute hemodialysis level two RN at an inpatient medical center.
Expert Witness: E-050350
This esteemed expert is the co-director of a kidney research center and a professor of medicine at a prominent Los Angeles medical school. A native of Italy, he received his medical degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Bari and completed his internship, residency and fellowship in nephrology at the Policlinico in Bari. He relocated to California to pursue a fellowship in hypertension at the USC (Keck) School of Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American ...
Expert Witness: E-050360
This highly qualified expert earned his Bachelor's degree from the City University of New York and his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. He then pursued an internship and residency at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, as well as a fellowship in Nephrology at the Harvard Medical School. This expert previously served as a Research Fellow in Transplant Nephrology at the Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Hospital and as the Medical Director of ...
Expert Witness: E-046674
This qualified expert of Nephrology, Dialysis and Apheresis obtained his BA from New York University and his MD with Honors from the University of Brussels Medical School. He completed his Internship in Surgery and his Residency in Medicine from the Booth Memorial Medical Center and his Fellowship in Nephrology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine and is a member of multiple Nephrology, Apheresis and ...
Expert Witness: E-008708
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the field of medicine and received his degree from Glasgow University in Scotland. He is a former Editor of the American Journal of Kidney Disease and was on the editorial board of several medical journals and a member of the Association of American Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Investigation and is a former Chair of the Board of the ACP. He was Director and Chairman, Department of Medicine at ...
Expert Witness: E-007188
This expert has considerable experience in dialysis nursing. He formerly served as a Clinical Coordinator at DaVita Dialysis Center, leading an interdisciplinary team that oversaw 200 patients daily and was highly active in clinical research studies. As a Site Director with Research Across America, he led a nephrology research group composed of multiple dialysis units and oversaw five research sites with ongoing clinical trials. Currently, this expert is a Facility ...
Expert Witness: E-001432
This qualified expert has more than 25 years of full time experience as a nephrologist practicing both in the private practice and academic settings, specializing in the care of complex patients with multi-system diseases such as obesity, diabetes mellitus and heart disease as described in this case. He is also extensively published in his field, and has held both high ranking clinical and academic appointments throughout his career.
Expert Witness: E-007683
This expert has been a practicing nurse for over 25 years. Nenita is currently a Certified Nephrology Nurse and has an active membership in the American Nephrology Nurses Association. She has presented on dialysis and renal disease at various professional conferences and symposiums, while her work has been published in journals such as "Peritoneal Dialysis International" and the "Nephrology Nursing Journal" since 1996 to date. Currently, this expert is a Nursing ...
Expert Witness: E-005406
This expert is extremely well qualified to perform this case review. He has over 30 years of experience as a nephrologist and is a leader in his field. He has been appointed as a former Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of National Kidney Foundation of Southeast Texas, and on a national level, he is on the Board of Directors for Chronic Kidney Disease. In addition, he is active in an academic setting as well, lecturing on dialysis management, preventive nephrology, ...
Expert Witness: E-009199
This highly qualified and board-certified nephrologist received his M.D from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He went on to complete residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Nephrology at Boston Medical Center. He is certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. This expert is a member of several professional organizations including the International Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology, Renal ...

NEPHROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Surgeon Accidentally Removes Kidney During Emergency Procedure NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an obese 51-year-old male in Colorado who was admitted for ischemic chest pain. The patient had an EGD that was negative. The patient was found to have a polyp in the colon that was removed and an ulcer in the small intestine was noted a …

Patient Goes Into Renal Failure After Suffering Dog Bite NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

Patient Goes Into Renal Failure After Suffering Dog Bite

This case involves a woman who sustained serious injuries after being mistakenly attacked by a police dog. The woman was bitten in her left leg and was left with open wounds and a fractured ankle. Several weeks later, she developed osteomyelitis in her ank …

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome Following Heart Valve Replacement NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old woman who went in for a second heart valve replacement surgery. It was a long surgery that required the patient to be on the bypass machine for 4 hours. Postoperatively, the patient developed a compartment syndrome in h …

Nephrologist Elects Not To Medicate Athlete With Severe Potassium Deficiency NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an otherwise healthy 16-year-old crew team athlete who experienced persistent inexplicable muscle spasms and was hospitalized. While hospitalized, the patient was discovered to have very low potassium levels and abnormal EKGs. He was ref …

Dialysis Patient is Placed on Antibiotics Despite Known Allergy NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 65-year-old woman with acute renal failure who underwent a kidney transplant. Prior to the transplant, the patient used a peritoneal dialysis catheter. She contracted pneumonia 6 months prior to the operation and was placed on antibiot …

Former Hospital Receptionist Contracts Legionella NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

Former Hospital Receptionist Contracts Legionella

After becoming employed as a hospital greeter, a woman with a fraught medical history developed Legionella and severe kidney complications. Prior to her employment, she was diagnosed with a medical history of Diabetes Mellitus, hypertension, polysubstance  …

Renal Complications Allegedly Stem from Lipitor Drug NEPHROLOGY Expert Case

Renal Complications Allegedly Stem from Lipitor Drug

An eighty year-old woman filed suit against her family medicine doctor after she experienced kidney complications from her Lipitor prescription. She had been originally prescribed over 70 mg a day, which was deemed necessary to keep her safe from a ventric …