NEUROSURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-277939
This qualified expert received her BS in nursing from Georgia Southern University and is a certified neuroscience registered nurse. She has almost 10 years of experience at an academic medical center as a preceptor, instructor, and as clinical staff. She is also a certified ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) nurse and co-wrote her intensive care unit's policy on care of the neuro-trauma patient. She stays active in her field as a member of the American ...
Expert Witness: E-173562
This highly qualified expert earned his BA in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin and his MD from the University of Texas Houston. He completed his Residency in Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete two prestigious Fellowships. The first in Vascular and Skull Base Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the second in Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at Emory University. He is an active member of his field both ...
Expert Witness: E-094509
This highly qualified expert earned both his BS and his MD from K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Center. After completing a Residency in Internal Medicine at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, he went on to complete another Residency in Neurology at Drexel University. He then went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in Neurocritical Care and Neuroanesthesia at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. This expert is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Neurology and ...
Expert Witness: E-011035
As a neurologist with double board certification in General Neurology and Neurocritical Care, this expert has a strong track record of teaching and publication on the subjects of management and intervention in traumatic injury and neurological disease. He was formerly a clinical instructor in the department of Neurosurgery at UCLA Medical Center. He currently is the Director of the Neurocritical Care fellowship program, Director of the Tele-stroke program, and an ...
Expert Witness: E-128581
This highly qualified expert is board certified in neurological surgery, received his bachelor's in pre-med from the University of Tulsa, and his MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship in General Surgery and residency in neurosurgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is an active member of many organizations including the American Medical Association and the Tulsa Surgical Society. ...
Expert Witness: E-122824
This highly qualified expert is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, by courtesy, and Director of Minimally Invasive NeuroSpine Surgery at a prestigious hospital in CA. He is focused on advancing minimally invasive surgical techniques for diseases of the spine and cares for patients with a wide range of spinal disorders. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering program with a focus on spinal cord ...
Expert Witness: E-138446
This highly qualified expert earned his BA, MS, and MD at Tulane University prior to completing a surgery internship, neurological surgery residency, and special basic-neurosciences fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is very active in his field as a member of multiple professional organizations which include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Pittsburgh Neuroscience Society. His expertise is ...
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-158160
This expert earned his BA in Chemistry from Washington University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After receiving his PhD, he earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The expert completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Saint Louis Children's Hospital in association with the Washington University School of Medicine, and he went on to complete several ...
Expert Witness: E-009007
This highly qualified and board certified expert received his M.S and PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Tulsa. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, followed by a neuropsychology specialty fellowship at the Memphis VA Medical Center. This expert is is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. ...
Expert Witness: E-077837
This expert is a neurosurgeon at a Spine and Brain Institute in Florida. He was a consultant in Neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic in Florida from 2009-2015 and an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He was the director of the Mayo Clinic Florida spine surgery fellowship from 2013-2015. He received a BS degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MD degree from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of ...
Expert Witness: E-065468
This board certified expert earned a BA from Harvard College and MD from Yale University. He did graduate work in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University. A General Surgery Internship was complete at the College of Physicians & Surgeons at Columbia University followed by a Neurosurgical Residency at the Neurological Institute of NY. He did Peripheral Nerve Fellowships with Dr. Allan Hudson at the University of Toronto and Dr. David Kline at LSU in New ...

NEUROSURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Neurosurgical Intervention Leaves Patient Paraplegic NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Neurosurgical Intervention Leaves Patient Paraplegic

This case involves a 61-year-old female patient who underwent surgery to resect an intradural intramedullary spinal tumor. The surgical procedure included the use of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. As part of the IOM, both somatosensory evok …

Delayed Neurosurgical Intervention Leaves Patient Blinded NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Delayed Neurosurgical Intervention Leaves Patient Blinded

This case involves a 33-year-old male patient with a history of hypertension who presented to his primary care physician after experiencing blurry vision for a week. The patient was then seen by an ophthalmologist who documented optic disc swelling sec …

Post Operative Hemorrhage Leaves Patient In Permanent Vegetative State NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 28-year-old male patient with a history of drug-resistant epilepsy in the temporal lobe. The patient underwent a temporal lobectomy and amygdala hippocampectomy. During the procedure, a significant portion of the hippocampus was re …

Patient Sustains Permanent Brain Damage After Tumor Resection NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves an otherwise healthy 40-year-old female who had a large noncancerous tumor removed from the membrane surrounding her brain. Pathology revealed higher than the normal cell proliferation, but the pathologist did not diagnose the lesio …

Neurosurgery Experts Discuss Foot Drop Following Spinal Fixation Procedure NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man in North Carolina who underwent a number of spinal surgeries in order to treat chronic spondylolysis. Following a spinal fixation procedure, however, the patient woke up with left-sided foot drop. Imaging studies revea …

Patient Suffers Undiagnosed Stroke After Car Accident NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

Patient Suffers Undiagnosed Stroke After Car Accident

This case involves a male patient in Tennessee who was previously in excellent health who was involved in a car accident. The patient began to feel neck muscle stiffness, headaches and shoulder pain days after the incident occurred. The patient presented  …

Non-Standard Surgical Technique Causes Chronic Pain for Spinal Fixation Patient NEUROSURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in New Hampshire who underwent a spinal fixation procedure using only bone cement. Since undergoing the procedure, the patient had suffered from ongoing pain and muscle tension, alleging she was suffering fro …