SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-006428
This certified surgical technologist has over 20 years of experience in his field, and has served at several positions at civilian and government hospitals through out the greater San Antonio area. Working in the various positions he has held has led to him acquiring a great deal of valuable experience.
Expert Witness: E-037060
With 25+ years of experience working with medical and aesthetic lasers, this expert is the Chief Technology Officer of a renowned surgical and aesthetic laser distribution company specializing in product sales, service and education. He is a certified Laser Safety Officer and earned his degree in Laser Technologies from the Albuquerque Technical Institute. In the course of his business ventures in the laser industry, he has gained an acute knowledge of the devices' ...
Expert Witness: E-009315
This highly qualified urologist received his M.D. from Damascus University School of Medicine. He completed residency training in General Surgery and Urology at Damascis University as well as a fellowship training in Urology at the University in Arizona, and in Endourology and Laparoscopic Urology at Klinkum Heilbronn. This expert is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association, Endourological ...
Expert Witness: E-009467
This highly qualified and board certified urologist received his BS at Pennsylvania State University and his MD at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed internship in General Surgery, residency training in Urology, and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Urologic Robotic Oncology at the Henry Ford Hospital. This expert has performed over 50 types of robotic procedures in some of the most complex minimally invasive procedures. He has pioneered ...
Expert Witness: E-065526
This highly credentialed biomedical engineer has significant experience in the design and development of cardiothoracic medical devices. He earned his Master's degree from Georgia Tech and the Emory University School of Medicine; After six years of industry experience he returned to academia and obtained the PhD from the University of Aarhus in Denmark. Then at the Aarhus University Hospital he achieved the Doctor Medicinae (DrMed) degree, which denotes medical research ...
Expert Witness: E-059178
This expert completed his PhD in Neuropharmacology in the UK and completed postgraduate work at the Tennessee University Center for the Health Sciences. He is board certified in Pain Management, Psychopharmacology, Substance Abuse and Disability Analysts. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at a university in the southern US.
Expert Witness: E-033508
This highly qualified expert earned her PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale. She continued her post graduate education with a residency in Acute Care Pharmacy Practice and a residency in Geriatrics. She is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and a Member of the Arizona Pharmacy Association. This expert has been the recipient of distinguished honors and awards such as AzPA Geriatric Care Academy Service Award. She has ...
Expert Witness: E-019543
This highly qualified board certified expert has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. Fellowship training was completed at the University of Pittsburgh. He is actively involved in research and education: to date, he has authored over 280 original peer reviewed articles/ abstracts, 8 book chapters, and lectured at more than 75 conferences and symposia. The expert serves as a reviewer and editor for numerous medical and surgical journals. He is also a member of ...

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Design Defect Allegedly Causes Surgical Tool Malfunction During Kidney Transplant SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 36-year-old man who underwent a laparoscopic kidney transplant in order to donate his kidney. The donor renal artery had an early branch to the upper pole, so the surgeon used an endostapler to ligate the artery. The stapler was f …

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant

This case involves a 79-year-old male patient who underwent a scheduled hip replacement. The surgeon had requested a size 36 implant for the patient’s procedure. The size 36 implant arrived in mislabeled packaging and had actually held a size 33 implan …

Incorrect Surgical Balloon Placement Causes Host Of Postoperative Complications SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an overweight woman who underwent an ORBERA intragastric balloon procedure. Following the procedure, the patient experienced nausea and vomiting. She was unable to consume food or drink and was advised this was normal. The patient w …

Patient Develops Bacterial Infection Following Pacemaker Implant Surgery SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who was given an EKG after experiencing persistent chest pain for several weeks. A heart block was diagnosed and a pacemaker was implanted. While the patient was recovering from the surgery, she developed se …

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

Biomedical Engineer Comments on Robotic Surgery System

…  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 …

Robotic Surgery System Causes Thermal Burns SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

Robotic Surgery System Causes Thermal Burns

…  patient who underwent a hysterectomy using a Da Vinci Surgical System. The patient suffered thermal rectal burn/perforation that was …

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries

…  who underwent a complete hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System surgical technology. During the procedure a cut was made in the patient’s intestines …

Robot Assisted Surgery Leads to Sepsis SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY Expert Case

Robot Assisted Surgery Leads to Sepsis

…  surgical technology case takes place in Michigan and involves an elderly female …