TREATING PHYSICIAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Family medicine expert witness opines on protocol for monitoring renal masses TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  of migraines and IBD. She presented to her primary care physician complaining of non-specific pain in the abdomen and back. On examination of the patient, the treating physician did not find anything significant. The physician ordered a …

Primary care expert witness discusses delayed diagnosis of stage-4 adenocarcinoma TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  diagnosed with stage-4 adenocarcinoma after a primary care physician neglected tell-tale symptoms. The patient was a sixty-three-year-old …  Pulmonary function tests were never performed by the treating physician. The patient indicated to her primary care physician that …

Podiatrist fails to diagnose fatal post-operative pulmonary embolism TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  in the emergency room and referred to a podiatrist DPM physician surgeon for surgical repair of the fracture. The surgery went well …  weeks after the operation, the patient presented to the treating podiatrist DPM physician‘s office for a follow up visit. During the …

Stroke Patient Dies After Hospital Fails to Administer T-PA TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Stroke Patient Dies After Hospital Fails to Administer T-PA

…  any signs of hemorrhaging in the patient’s brain. The treating ER doctor evaluated the patient and requested a neurology consult which took another hour. The treating neurologist decided not to administer t-PA and instead transferred the …

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Hospital Causes Severe Hand Infection in Patient

…  his left hand. When the IV fluids were discontinued, the treating physician maintained the needle in the patient’s hand through a heparin lock. …

ER Expert Witness Comments on Delayed Diagnosis of Infarction TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

ER Expert Witness Comments on Delayed Diagnosis of Infarction

…  and elevated blood pressure.  He presented to his family physician due to elevated blood pressure, discomfort in his neck when lying on …  blood pressure.  The patient followed up with his physician four times with the same symptoms and no improvement, despite …