OTOLARYNGOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-004474
This highly qualified ENT has over 15 years of experience in his field. He earned his MD at the University of Toronto before completing a residency in otolaryngology at the University of Manitoba followed by a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Toronto. He is board certified in otolaryngology and is active in his field as a member of professional organizations including the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology. He currently serves ...
Expert Witness: E-286951
This highly qualified expert received his BS in biology from Indiana University at Bloomington and his MD from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in general medicine and a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University. He has conducted extensive research and published papers on pediatric airway disorders, pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, laryngeal cancer & sinus ...
Expert Witness: E-138111
This expert received his MD from McMaster University School of Medicine. He specializes in Otolaryngology and is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngologist practicing for over 13 years. Previously he has worked as the attending Otolaryngologist at Caldwell Physician Network. He was the medical owner and director of the Piedmont Vista Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy and Sleep Associates, a private practice servicing approximately 6,000 patients. The expert currently ...
Expert Witness: E-141909
This expert is a board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon with extensive experience in all facets of facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. His practice is focused on cosmetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty (nose job) and facelift surgery. He performs a large number of Botox and filler injection treatments and trains physicians and nurses throughout the country on the safe and effective use of these products.
Expert Witness: E-033646
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his General Surgery Internship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and his Residency in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of prestigious medical societies such as the Kansas City ...
Expert Witness: E-031867
This highly qualified and board certified expert has over 10 years of experience as a facial plastic surgeon. He received his B.S. and M.D. from University of Illinois. He finished a residency in Otolaryngology at Northwestern University where he excelled and was named chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at University of California. Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and International Society of Hair Restoration ...
Expert Witness: E-022477
This highly qualified and double board certified otolaryngologist earned his BS at City University of New York and MD at the University of Rochester. He completed an internship and residency training in Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania and fellowship training in Otorhinolaryngology at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. This expert is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Medical ...
Expert Witness: E-022675
This expert has practiced otolaryngology continuously in the State of Florida for over 17 years. After graduating from Harvard University and the Yale University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Following this, he completed a fellowship at the Stanford University Medical School Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Subsequently, he moved to Florida, taking ...
Expert Witness: E-023916
This supremely qualified Otolaryngology expert is Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He served as the Howard W. Smith Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center from 1994 to 2013. He received his medical degree with honors (AOA) from Baylor College of Medicine and trained in general ...
Expert Witness: E-009815
This expert is a board-certified, fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Harvard University and his medical degree from New York University where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA Medical Center and thereafter completed the NIH-accredited advanced training fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical ...
Expert Witness: E-009290
This highly qualified Otolaryngology received his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He went on to complete a residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Minnesota and Fellowship training in Otology Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery. He is board certified in both Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology. He is a Fellow of the American Neurology Society as well as a member of the American Academy of ...
Expert Witness: E-008245
This supremely qualified, board certified expert boasts an impressive CV. He completed a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery at the prestigious, John Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a member of countless highly regarded professional societies including the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, of which, he is in a current high ranking leadership position. He is a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Otolaryngology, the American head ...

OTOLARYNGOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Risky Bone Graft Causes Oral Cancer Patient To Develop Infection OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old woman with a history of multiple surgeries for oral cancer over 5 years and 15 treatments of radiation therapy. She was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue and floor of the mouth. She was given a bone g …

Patient With Infection Develops Severe Muscle Atrophy OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

Patient With Infection Develops Severe Muscle Atrophy

This case involves an otherwise healthy female who initially presented to her pediatrician with a mass in her neck. Given the mass’s persistence over an extended period of time, the patient was referred for an biopsy of the affected lymph node. The biopsy  …

ENT Fails To Diagnose Esophageal Cancer In Patient With Persistent Dysphagia OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient with a long history of acid reflux who presented with difficulty swallowing. She was referred to an ENT who ordered a barium study for dysphagia. The study showed reflux but no abnormalities and the patien …

Thoracic Surgery Expert Opines on Leak Following Esophagectomy OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male with stage 2 colon cancer and stage 3 esophageal cancer. The plaintiff underwent a minimally invasive esophagectomy. His CT indicated a suspicious leak, although the surgeon was not convinced it was a threat. Patient is t …

Unsuccessful Septoplasty Leads to Recurrence of Deviated Septum OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

The case involves a 24-year-old patient with nasal blockage who underwent septoplasty and turbinate surgery that resulted in injuries. The patient presented to the otolaryngologist with complaints of nasal obstruction associated with snoring and chronic no …

Surgeon Ruptures Patient’s Optical Muscle During Septoplasty OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 27-year-old woman who presented to her doctor with recurrent sinusitis. She was referred to a surgeon who decided her condition would be treated best with septoplasty. During the procedure, the surgeon ruptured the patient’s optical mu …

ENT Doctor Removes Parathyroid Glands Unnecessarily OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

ENT Doctor Removes Parathyroid Glands Unnecessarily

This case involves a patient who presented with hypercalcemia and was ultimately diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism. A sestamibi scan shows a parathyroid adenoma of the “posteroinferior aspect of the left thyroid lobe.” Some months later, surgery unsuccess …

Pathology Expert Discusses Nerve Damage After Tumor Removal OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a woman who presented to a clinic with a clogged ear canal with tinnitus that persisted for some time. The patient stated that her ear symptoms began when she suffered an upper respiratory infection. Testing revealed mild hearing loss du …

Delayed Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Leads to Metastatic Carcinoma in Neck OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a a male patient from Nebraska who presented to his dentist with a yellow spot on the left side of the tongue without undergoing appropriate screening for oral cancer. Some time after his initial presentation, the patient was seen by a …