ROBOTICS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-070096
This well credentialed expert earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University. He has held academic positions at various levels dating back to the 1980s and currently serves as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Department Head for a leading public research university in Virginia. His areas of engineering ...
Expert Witness: E-009723
This expert graduated at the top 1% of his class at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. He has performed over 4000 cataract surgeries and is a reviewer for multiple prestigious journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Refractive Surgery. He is currently partaking in 2 fellowship programs at a major university medical center and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American college of American pathologist.
Expert Witness: E-021627
This expert joined the Departments of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering at a major TX University in June 2013 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to joining that university, he was a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University. This expert investigates the control mechanisms of human locomotion for the development of high-performance wearable control systems (e.g., robotic prostheses and ...
Expert Witness: E-009689
This highly qualified and board certified OB-GYN has over 15 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her medical degree from the prestigious University of Hamburg in Germany, and went on to complete a residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland, in obstetrics and gynecology. In her current position at a prominent Maryland teaching hospital, this doctor is involved in the instruction of residents in the obstetrics program and ...
Expert Witness: E-077837
This expert is a neurosurgeon at a Spine and Brain Institute in Florida. He was a consultant in Neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic in Florida from 2009-2015 and an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He was the director of the Mayo Clinic Florida spine surgery fellowship from 2013-2015. He received a BS degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MD degree from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of ...
Expert Witness: E-059103
This expert is an experienced manufacturing engineer with a solid background in 3d modeling, design, layout, and detail for products, tooling fixtures, special machinery, robotics, and conveying systems. He has held numerous senior engineering and design positions throughout his career at firms such as American Conveyor, Adaptive Manufacturing, and ABB Robotics. Currently, he is a lead project engineer at a top engineering firm.
Expert Witness: E-036130
This expert is a world renowned Biomedical Engineer specializing in prosthetics. He received a BA in mathematics and a BAI in microelectronics and electrical engineering from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, in 1983. After working as a control engineer in England, he moved to the USA and obtained his MS and PhD degrees in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He has extensive experience working with lower and upper limb prosthetics ...
Expert Witness: E-024194
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in dynamics and control of automotive and manufacturing systems. He received his MS degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and his PhD degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He is a fellow of 4 renowned associations: the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the International Federation of ...

ROBOTICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Robotic Surgery Expert Opines on Patient Death from Internal Bleeding ROBOTICS 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 …

Man Suffers Bowel Perforation, Sepsis After Robotic-Assisted Surgery ROBOTICS Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in New Mexico who suffered complications after undergoing a robotic-assisted prostatectomy in order to treat early-stage prostate cancer. The surgery was performed with the assistance of a da Vinci robotic surg …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Botched Robotic Hysterectomy ROBOTICS Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered severe burns during a robotically assisted hysterectomy. The patient was a middle-aged woman who was under the care of the Defendant for an ongoing gynecological issue, for which total hysterectomy was recommende …

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System ROBOTICS Expert Case

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System

This surgical technology case takes place in Colorado and involves a patient who underwent a hysterectomy using a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. The patient suffered thermal rectal burns and perforation that went unrecognized at the time of the surger …

Robotic Surgery System Causes Thermal Burns ROBOTICS Expert Case

Robotic Surgery System Causes Thermal Burns

This case takes place in Colorado and involves patient who underwent a hysterectomy using a Da Vinci Surgical System. The patient suffered thermal rectal burn/perforation that was unrecognized during the procedure. She subsequently developed a range of is …

Robotic Hysterectomy Results in Bowel Perforation ROBOTICS Expert Case

Robotic Hysterectomy Results in Bowel Perforation

This case involves a woman who elected to undergo a laparoscopic hysterectomy using robotic myomectomy. She presented to her OBGYN with abdominal pain related to adhesions from a previous colectomy. The original OBGYN who was consulted elected to use the t …

Da Vinci Robot Prostatectomy Leads to Severe Nerve Damage ROBOTICS Expert Case

This case involves a sixty-five-year-old male who underwent a robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. The patient was placed in the lithotomy position with his arms padded and tucked at his side with his hands supported on foam pads. The surgical staf …

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient ROBOTICS Expert Case

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient

This surgical technology case involves a forty-five-year-old patient who underwent a hysterectomy for excessive fibroid growth. Her physician used the da Vinci Surgical System for her surgery, and, prior to the procedure, he assured her that it was a safe …