SURGICAL ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-506721
This qualified expert has demonstrated experience in the field of surgical oncology. He attended Jai Hind College at the Basantsing Institute of Science in India before earning his MD from the American Institute of Medicine at the University of Seychelles. He completed an internship in general surgery at Mercy Catholic Medical Center before subsequently completing a general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He then completed two fellowships: one in ...
Expert Witness: E-170732
This highly qualified, board certified surgical oncologist has extensive experience in his field. He completed his BS in history and molecular biology from Tulane University and his MD from Wayne State University. Additionally, this expert earned his MPH in sociomedical sciences from Columbia University. After finishing his residency in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, this expert went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in surgical oncology from the ...
Expert Witness: E-158160
This expert earned his BA in Chemistry from Washington University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After receiving his PhD, he earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The expert completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Saint Louis Children's Hospital in association with the Washington University School of Medicine, and he went on to complete several ...
Expert Witness: E-051253
This board certified expert earned a BA from Wesleyan University and MD from Stanford University. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Stanford University and University of California- San Francisco, respectively. His commitment to research and education is evidenced by 80+invited lectures and presentations, 40+ original peer reviewed articles, 3 book chapters and serving as a reviewer for 7 surgical journals. He is actively involved in mentoring, ...
Expert Witness: E-078667
This expert is highly qualified and board certified. He obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree from Duke University and pursued a Doctorate in Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed an Internship in General Surgery at Temple University Hospital and a residency in General Surgery at the same institution. He further sub-specialized in General Surgical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is heavily involved in research and has ...
Expert Witness: E-025247
This highly qualified expert is a board certified surgeon with 43+ years of experience. He completed his internship training at Stamford Hospital and concluded his residency training focusing on general surgery at the University of Maryland. He also completed two fellowship programs in surgical oncology and head and neck surgery at M.D. Anderson Hospital. He is a fellow at the American College of Surgeons and the former president of the Louisville Surgical Society. He is ...
Expert Witness: E-007226
This board certified expert has been practicing for over 20 years. He has been listed to the Best Doctors in America list 7 times and has been awarded the honor of Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Widely published, he has attended over 100 continuing education meetings and has presented over 130 times at various conferences, meetings, and symposiums. Currently, he serves as the Vice-President and ...

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Misdiagnosed With Cancer Undergoes Unnecessary Kidney Removal SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 39-year-old male patient who was diagnosed with a renal mass during work-up for presumed appendicitis in the emergency department. The patient was ordered a follow-up with a urologist scheduled for the next day. The urologist told the  …

Surgical Oncologist Fails To Remove Clip Following Mastectomy SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 31 year-old-female with a family history of breast cancer who was suspected to have a marker for developing breast cancer in the future. A biopsy of her left breast showed atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), a retroareolar, and a  …

Patient Requires Complete Colon Removal Following Delayed Surgical Intervention SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

…  the adenocarcinoma removed laparoscopically and her post-surgical margins were clean. While in the hospital, the patient experienced an …  required removal. It was alleged that the delay in post-surgical treatment caused the patient’s unfortunate …

Skin Cancer Patient Relapses After Delayed Treatment SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Skin Cancer Patient Relapses After Delayed Treatment

…  as basal cell carcinoma but the patient’s mass was not surgically resected at the time of diagnosis. Two months later, the patient saw …  as advanced hidradenocarcinoma, which required immediate surgical intervention. Following removal of the tumor, the patient did not …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to her primary care physician with a persistent cough. An x-ray showed a large mass in the right lung and the patient was referred to a thoracic surgeon. The thoracic surgeon ordered a CT and PET scan w …

Pulmonary Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This thoracic radiology case involves a patient in North Dakota with a history of smoking who had a chest x-ray that allegedly reflected a mass in the upper portion of the left lung. The study was allegedly of poor quality and no repeat was done, no biop …

Orthopedic Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis Leading to Amputation SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female in Michigan who presented to her primary care doctor with pain in her right elbow. Her doctor provided her a referral to a cardiologist, who discovered that the pain was related to peripheral vascular disease that …

Surgeon Performs Unnecessary Whipple Procedure to Treat Cancer Patient SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

…  she sought treatment at another hospital, where a surgical procedure was recommended to remove the affected tissue. The second …  diagnoses must be confirmed by in-house physicians before surgical treatments can be undertaken. Despite this written regulation, the …

Oncology Expert Opines on ‘Unnecessary’ Eye Surgery SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Oncology Expert Opines on ‘Unnecessary’ Eye Surgery

…  this case, an oncology expert was called in by the plaintiff to evaluate the necessity of …  the defendant. A surgeon in her 40s underwent a right eye surgical procedure performed by defendant. The procedure was to be an excision …