OPERATING ROOM EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-280821
This highly qualified nursing expert has extensive professional experience. She earned her BS in nursing from Lenoir-Rhyne College. In 2007, she was awarded "Travel Nurse of the Year." Previously, she has served as a staff nurse at Frye Regional Medical Center, and as a travel nurse at Holy Cross Hospital, Newman West, Redmond Regional Hospital, Emory University Hospital, North Fulton Regional Hospital, and Northside Hospital. Currently, this expert is a staff nurse at a ...
Expert Witness: E-017552
This qualified nursing expert has been working in the OR for over 35 years with the last 23 spent as a Nurse Manager. Her hospital is an award winning 806-bed teaching hospital that delivers advanced care. She is intimately familiar with the standard of care regarding surgical counts. She is a Certified Nurse in the O.R.
Expert Witness: E-006412
This certified operating room nurse currently practices at an orthopedics-focused institution, and has served in operating room nursing positions across the nation for more than 20 years. His clinical focus on orthopedics in the OR setting make him qualified to perform this review.
Expert Witness: E-132484
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from New York Medical College. After completing his residency in General Surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital, where he was Chief Resident, he went on to complete another residency in Plastic Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He then completed a fellowship with a private cosmetic surgery practice in Miami, Florida. He is also active in his field as a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of the ...
Expert Witness: E-041708
This Boston based expert earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University. He began his career in medical device design at Siemens Medical Systems, thereafter serving as the Director of Engineering for Aspect Medical Systems, the developer of the world's first anesthesia monitor, which is now in 90% of operating rooms worldwide, and has served at least 200 million patients. He serves on the scientific advisory boards of several ...
Expert Witness: E-035180
This highly qualified expert has her Associate of Science in Nursing from College of St. Mary's. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University and her Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner from University Nebraska Medical Center. She is not only a nurse practitioner but also a certified bariatric nurse. She is currently a nurse practitioner in bariatric surgery as well as the bariatric surgery coordinator at a major medical center ...
Expert Witness: E-006428
This certified surgical technologist has over 20 years of experience in his field, and has served at several positions at civilian and government hospitals through out the greater San Antonio area. Working in the various positions he has held has led to him acquiring a great deal of valuable experience.
Expert Witness: E-001205
Among other positions, this highly qualified and board-certified expert currently serves as Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham and Chief Anesthesiologist at The Birmingham VAMC in Alabama where he also works as the Operating Room Director. He received a M.D. from the Cairo University School of Medicine and finished a fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. A member of the American Society of ...
Expert Witness: E-009918
This highly qualified, double fellowship trained expert is highly active in both a clinical and academic setting. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and two fellowships, one in cardiothoracic surgery and one in pediatric cardiac surgery, at Indiana University and Emory university respectively. In his current clinical position, he is responsible for cardiac surgical patients in the CICU, the cardiac stepdown unit, and ...

OPERATING ROOM EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire OPERATING ROOM Expert Case

Elevated Oxygen Level Causes Fatal Surgical Fire

This case involves a 78-year-old male patient with a history of COPD who developed pneumonia and required intubation. Because the patient was difficult to wean, the attending physician ordered a tracheostomy. During the procedure, there was an electroc …

Robotic Surgery Expert Opines on Patient Death from Internal Bleeding OPERATING ROOM Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Washington who underwent a robotic procedure and then suffered post-operative bleeding leading to his death. The patient underwent a procedure to remove part of his prostate, which concluded without incident. Immediate …

Ophthalmology Expert Comments on Intraoperative Hemorrhage Leading to Vision Loss OPERATING ROOM Expert Case

This visual impairment case involves a woman who underwent a minor ocular procedure that required her to be placed under general anesthesia. The surgery proceeded without incident for the better part of an hour until the woman began to regain consciousness …

General Surgeon Fails to Repair Perforated Colon OPERATING ROOM Expert Case

General Surgeon Fails to Repair Perforated Colon

…  with several hours elapsing before he was brought into the operating room. The patient had become septic in that time and ultimately passed away a …

Surgical Nurse Leaves Catheter Behind in Patient’s Pelvis OPERATING ROOM Expert Case

Surgical Nurse Leaves Catheter Behind in Patient’s Pelvis

This OR operations case involves a pregnant patient who had an intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC) put into her uterus to monitor the strength and frequency of her labor contractions. The patient later had a non-emergency C-section to deliver her child. …