ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-224197
This radiation oncologist has over 20 years of professional experience. He earned his BA and MA in American Studies from Yale University and then went on to complete his MD at Yale Medical School. This expert finished his internship in general surgery at Naval Medical Center and his residency in radiation oncology at the National Cancer Institute. He is a member of various professional societies and organizations, including the American Brachytherapy Society and The ...
Expert Witness: E-368863
This highly qualified, board certified radiation oncologist has extensive experience in her field. She earned her BA in molecular biology from Princeton University and her MD from Temple University. After finishing her internship at Crozer Chester Hospital, this expert went on to complete her residency in radiation oncology at Emory School of Medicine and a fellowship in radiation oncology at the University of California San Francisco. She is a member of the American ...
Expert Witness: E-257491
This highly qualified radiation oncology and medical physics expert has extensive experience in his field. He received his BS in nuclear engineering, his MS in medical physics and his PhD in Medical Physics all from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He holds board certifications in both medical physics and general radiology and radiologic physics. He has published over 30 journal articles and given over 100 peer-reviewed presentations related to topics in his ...
Expert Witness: E-170732
This highly qualified, board certified surgical oncologist has extensive experience in his field. He completed his BS in history and molecular biology from Tulane University and his MD from Wayne State University. Additionally, this expert earned his MPH in sociomedical sciences from Columbia University. After finishing his residency in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, this expert went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in surgical oncology from the ...
Expert Witness: E-255298
This highly qualified expert has over 15 years of oncology nursing experience. She earned her BSN and MSN from Columbia University prior to receiving her DNP from the University of Texas, Austin. She is a licensed registered nurse and licensed advanced practice registered nurse, as well as a certified adult nurse practitioner, certified advanced oncology nurse practitioner, and certified breast care nurse. She is a member of several professional societies including the ...
Expert Witness: E-117228
This exceedingly qualified expert in Oncology Nurse Specialist is considered a pioneer of Oncology Nursing in the United States and is known internationally as a leader her field. She published the first textbook on Oncology Nursing in the United States and over 300 Peer-Reviewed articles and book chapters. She brings over 40 years experience as an Oncology Nurse in 5 Major Cancer Centers in the United States and currently serves as an Oncology Nurse Specialist in ...
Expert Witness: E-279448
This qualified expert earned her BA in sociology with a concentration in health and medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and her MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in radiation oncology at the University of Pennsylvania and is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology. She is active both clinically and academically with numerous published articles and membership with the American Society for ...
Expert Witness: E-224803
This board-certified expert has extensive clinical experience in gynecology and gynecological Oncology. His board certifications were obtained in 1990 and 2000, respectively. He currently has an active practice in Arkansas where along with his clinical practice has served as Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff. His practice involves the management of gynecology and gynecologic oncology patients both conservatively as well as with surgery. He has served in the U.S. ...
Expert Witness: E-086692
This highly qualified board certified expert completed his residency and fellowship at University of Massachusetts and Wayne State University, respectively. He is actively involved in research and education; the expert has several research grants under his name and served as a reviewer for many widely referenced medical journals. He has authored more than 60 original peer reviewed articles and abstracts and 4 book chapters. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the ...
Expert Witness: E-145754
This highly qualified expert has over 17 years of experience in the field of nursing. She earned her BA at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and her BSN at Graceland College of Nursing. She is currently the Regional Chapter President of the Oncology Nursing Society. She has previously served as the Unit Coordinator at the University of Kansas Hospital - Westwood Campus Cancer Center, Nurse Coordinator at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, Oncology Clinic RN ...
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-124542
This highly qualified expert earned his BA from New York University and his MD from Jefferson Medical College. After completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, this expert went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at Fox-Chase Cancer Center. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Transfusion Committee, and the Society of Integrative Oncology. He has published ...

ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Allegedly Receives Delayed Lung Cancer Diagnosis Following Chest X-Ray ONCOLOGY Expert Case

…  chest x-ray. The defendant retained an expert in pulmonary oncology to testify against the plaintiff’s allegations. The plaintiff …  Qualification The defendant’s pulmonary oncology expert specialized in treating patients with thoracic malignancies, …  of medicine in a hospital’s hematology and medical oncology department as well as an assistant attending at a top academic medical …

Patient Succumbs To Skin Cancer Following Delayed Diagnosis ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 52-year-old woman in Florida with a history of prolonged sun exposure who consistently visited a dermatologist for treatment of moles. The patient presented to the dermatologist with lesions on her neck, cheek, chest, and foot. The …

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient who had dacryocystorhinostomy procedure to create a new tear drain between his eyes and nose. Pathology came back as benign. a little over a year later, the patient went for an evaluation of glaucoma. A se …

Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Causes Patient To Lose Ability To Walk ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 59-year-old female patient who presented to the hospital with blood in her urine. She underwent an abdominal ultrasound during which a mass suggestive of a hemangioma (birthmark) was noted. A CT scan was performed which showed a lo …

Patient Misdiagnosed With Cancer Undergoes Unnecessary Kidney Removal ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 39-year-old male patient who was diagnosed with a renal mass during work-up for presumed appendicitis in the emergency department. The patient was ordered a follow-up with a urologist scheduled for the next day. The urologist told the  …

Delayed Skin Cancer Diagnosis Results In Complicated Removal ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Delayed Skin Cancer Diagnosis Results In Complicated Removal

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient who presented to his dermatologist with a mole on his chin. The dermatologist diagnosed him with an infected hair follicle, prescribed topical treatment, and recommended follow up in 2 weeks. During the fol …

Surgical Oncologist Fails To Remove Clip Following Mastectomy ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 31 year-old-female with a family history of breast cancer who was suspected to have a marker for developing breast cancer in the future. A biopsy of her left breast showed atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), a retroareolar, and a  …

Skin Cancer Patient Relapses After Delayed Treatment ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Skin Cancer Patient Relapses After Delayed Treatment

This case involves a 45-year-old female patient who had a biopsy done of a growth on her neck. The specimen was described as basal cell carcinoma but the patient’s mass was not surgically resected at the time of diagnosis. Two months later, the patient …

Dermatologist Fails To Diagnose Skin Cancer In Symptomatic Patient ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 52-year-old woman who was treated annually by a dermatologist for lesions. Her dermatologist assessed the lesions on her neck as actinic, and she was treated with liquid nitrogen. Several months later, the lesion on the patient’s  …