PATIENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness Directory: E-028291
This extremely qualified clinical expert is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, patient advocate, and expert in patient adherence with medications and the development of multi-component patient education programs that increase patient adherence from worldwide clinical trials through product launch through post-marketing stages and increase patient safety. She has expertise in the translation of complicated medical terminology into language the ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-013201
This expert is a board certified professional ergonomist and an internationally recognized expert in patient care ergonomics. She provides safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) consultation and training related to equipment requirements, safe patient handling techniques, program implementation and maintenance, ergonomic design in health care facilities, and cost/benefit analysis. She researched, developed, implemented, and sustained the Veterans Health ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-008740
This expert is a well experienced health insurance expert, as she has been involved in multiple company's Revenue Cycle Management programs for the past 15 years. She has been involved with negotiations with pharmacies and physicians, and has in depth knowledge of how to work with the Pharmacy Benefit Managers group to effect drug pricing.
Expert Witness Directory: E-035256
This expert earned her BS in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA. She holds an NCC certification as an inpatient obstetric nurse (RNC-OB) and a Healthy Children's Project certification as a lactation counselor (CLC). He formerly served as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael, San Antonio Community Hospital, and Midstate Medical Center. She currently serves as a labor and delivery nurse a major medical center in Boston, ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-212223
This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-034495
This highly qualified, dual board-certified expert has over 40 years of experience in his field. He completed his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, his residency training in psychiatry at McMaster Univerity, and his fellowship in addiction medicine at Homewood Health Center in Ontario, Canada. He subsequently pursued a masters of management in healthcare at Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. This expert is a distinguished ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-257944
This expert earned her AAS from Jefferson State Community College and her BS from Jacksonville State University in nursing. She is a licensed registered nurse with additional certifications as a rehabilitation registered nurse and wound, ostomy, and continenece nurse. She is active in her field as a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society. Formerly, she was an assistant nurse manager at the University of ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-191997
This highly qualified expert is triple board certified in pain management, anesthesiology, and emergency medicine. He received his BA in biology from The University of Texas at Austin and his MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed one residency in emergency medicine at The University of Texas at Austin and another in anesthesiology at John Sealy Hospital. Afterwards, this expert went on to finish a prestigious fellowship in interventional pain ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-357089
This highly qualified nursing expert has extensive experience in his field and is skilled in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and critical care nursing. After earning his BS in nursing from Washburn University, this expert went on to obtain his MS in nursing there as well. He is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and holds additional certifications in advanced cardiac life support and life support for the professional rescuer. He is a member of ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-318663
This highly qualified expert earned his BA in chemistry from Swarthmore College and his MD from University of Michigan Medical School. He completed an internship, residency, and fellowship with the department of psychiatry at University of Michigan Medical System. This expert is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a licensed physician and surgeon in the state of Washington. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the ...

PATIENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Facility Accused Of Overcharging Patients For Medical Records PATIENT Expert Case

…  case involves the alleged overcharge of patients for copies of their medical records. Under state law, it is unlawful to charge patients, and other qualified persons who request copies of patient medical records, more than the costs incurred to copy such records or …

High Risk Patient Dies After Undergoing General Anesthesia PATIENT Expert Case

High Risk Patient Dies After Undergoing General Anesthesia

…  case involves a male patient in Missouri, who presented to the hospital with complaints of chronic …  the doctor ordered a blood transfusion thinking the patient was suffering from internal bleeding. The next day, a surgical consult was requested. Despite acknowledging the fact that the patient suffered from a history of medical problems, the doctor scheduled an …

Patient is Killed From Undiagnosed Gastrointestinal Leak Following Hernia Surgery PATIENT Expert Case

…  case involves a middle-aged male patient in Missouri with chronic heartburn as well as a large hernia. He was …  hernia. At the time of the surgery, it was found that the patient had a unique anatomy that required the placement of a mesh implant to repair the hernia. A few days later, the patient developed shortness of breath and a fever. That night he also developed …

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin PATIENT Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin

…  case involves a male patient in California who presented to the defending hospital in order to have …  surgical procedure. During the procedure, a portion of the patient‘s bowel was injured, but they were able to stem the bleeding and …  no cardiology consultation was ordered. During the patient‘s stay in the hospital, he began to experience internal bleeding that …

Patient is Killed From Depressed Respiratory Function Following Surgery PATIENT Expert Case

…  OR operations case involves a patient in Arizona who underwent a surgical procedure to remove part of his …  pulmonologist. The consultation revealed that the patient likely had a paralyzed left diaphragm from a workplace accident that …  respiratory depression. On the morning of the surgery the patient underwent a pre-anesthesia assessment. The anticipated anesthetic plan …

Mental Health Care Experts Opine on Unattended Patient Suicide PATIENT Expert Case

…  case involves a male mental healthcare patient who was a member of a community-based addiction and mental health …  two weeks into the program, the center transported the patient to an outside facility for a medical test. On the way back from the …

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay PATIENT Expert Case

Patient is Sexually Assaulted During Hospital Stay

…  and involves an older female who was admitted to an inpatient medical facility for medical treatment over the course of several days. …

Hospital Fails to Inform Patient of Cancer Diagnosis PATIENT Expert Case

Hospital Fails to Inform Patient of Cancer Diagnosis

…  case takes place in Alabama and involves a male patient who underwent a minor surgical procedure that concluded without …  cell carcinoma. In spite of the report’s findings, the patient claims that he was never notified about the presence of cancer in his …  report’s findings, however he again failed to notify the patient of his cancer. The patient was never notified of his diagnosis despite …