SYNCOPE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-006006
This actively practicing, board certified cardiac electrophysiologist is also fellowship trained in his field. He is a leading expert in cardiac irregularities such as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and has both published and performed grant funded research projects in his field.

SYNCOPE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death SYNCOPE Expert Case

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death

This case involves a generally healthy and active forty-five-year old male with a history of multiple sclerosis.  The patient experienced a syncopal episode overnight while attempting to urinate.  As a result, the patient fell and sustained a blow to the …

Bank Worker Fired After Taking Sick Leave SYNCOPE Expert Case

Bank Worker Fired After Taking Sick Leave

…  diagnosed by a doctor as suffering from major depression, syncope and collapse, neurasthenia, and anxiety. The man took a leave from his …

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death SYNCOPE Expert Case

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death

This case involves a seventy-four-year-old male, with a history significant for BPH, that presented to the emergency room after a syncopal episode. The patient also complained of upper back pain that was thought to be associated with rigorous physical acti …

Family Physician Delays the Diagnosis of Brain Cancer SYNCOPE Expert Case

Family Physician Delays the Diagnosis of Brain Cancer

This case involved a forty five-year-old male who had significant, long-standing headaches consistent with a malignant brain tumor. The man visited his primary care doctor because of constant dull headaches he experienced. He had a positive family history  …

Anesthesiologist’s Poor Epidural Placement Results in Neurological Injury SYNCOPE Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-four- year-old woman who underwent a caesarian section. The patient was given an epidural for pain prior to delivery and experienced a crushing sound and excruciating pain immediately following the injection. The patient also ha …

Traumatic Motor Vehicle Accident Results in POTS SYNCOPE Expert Case

Traumatic Motor Vehicle Accident Results in POTS

This case involves a twenty-eight-year-old female patient who was in a traumatic motor vehicle accident that left her with several complications. She had been attempting to adjust the AC and heat controls on her Jeep Wrangler when another vehicle collided  …

Patient Dies After Being Sent Home With Dysfunctional Pacemaker SYNCOPE Expert Case

This pacing systems case involves a fifty-eight-year-old female patient after receiving a pacemaker in 2011. The patient presented to her doctor with complaints of shortness of breath, weakness, and fatigue. During the visit, the patient had a pulse of 38 …

Failure to Perform ECG as Part of Triage Protocol Leads to Death SYNCOPE Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old female patient that presented to her family doctors office with nonspecific chest pain. According to reports from the parents, the doctor performed a very brief physical exam and diagnosed the patient with a viral upper res …

Emergency Room Waiting Debacle is Alive and Well SYNCOPE Expert Case

Emergency Room Waiting Debacle is Alive and Well

This case involves a 10-year-old female patient that presented to her family doctor’s office with nonspecific chest pain. According to reports from the parents, the doctor performed a very brief physical exam and diagnosed the patient with a viral upper re …