PHYSICIAN EXPERT WITNESSES

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ENT Doctor Removes Parathyroid Glands Unnecessarily PHYSICIAN 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 …

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy

This case involves a female patient with a history of coronary artery disease, as well as a number of different cardiovascular defects, for which she had undergone multiple surgeries and was on blood thinning medication. A routine chest x-ray had revealed  …

Leading Anesthesthesiology Experts Discuss Anoxic Brain Injury After Surgery PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  did not deliver all of the complaints to the treating physician. Nevertheless, the treating orthopedic surgeon eventually returned …  problems and anxiety. Nurses informed the treating physician, who reported back to the patient’s room just as code blue was …

Physician Expert Witness Evaluates Premature Hospital Discharge PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Physician Expert Witness Evaluates Premature Hospital Discharge

This case takes place in Illinois and involves complications suffered by an infant shortly after birth. The child was born, and underwent a blood test to screen for various disorders. However, the testing was not received by the state lab until several day …

Nursing expert witness advises on infection caused by lack of wound care PHYSICIAN Expert Case

A nursing expert witness advises on a case involving a patient who required additional surgeries due to infection from lack of wound care. Plaintiff was 67 when she was admitted to a skilled nursing facility for recovery after her spinal surgery. The neuro …