TUMORS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-157682
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. He earned his BS, MS, and PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is on the Advisory Board of the Endowed Fund for Cyrogenic Research, and the Board of Directory for the Cyrogenic Society of America, and has 7 patents in Cyrogenics. This expert has authored over 60 publications and 55 scientific papers, as well as lectured extensively on topics relating ...
Expert Witness: E-067082
This highly qualified expert earned his MD and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of California San Francisco. He completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Stanford University. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology. He is a member of prestigious association and societies such as the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of ...
Expert Witness: E-017040
This expert earned his MD at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopedic surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center and went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center. He specializes in musculoskeletal oncology and treats patients with soft-tissue masses and bone lesions. He provides treatment of advanced cancer; chondrosarcoma; Ewing sarcoma bone tumors; metastatic bone ...
Expert Witness: E-005114
This qualified, board certified pathology expert has remained in active practice for over 20 years. He has a vast body of grant-funded research and publication experience in the field of surgical pathology with expertise in thoracic pathology (lung, pleura and mediastinum), endocrine pathology (thyroid) and soft tissue tumors. He has served in such high ranking departmental positions as Director of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology for the Ohio State University Hospitals ...
Expert Witness: E-160382
This highly qualified expert received her BA in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and went on to receive her MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She is a member of several distinguished neuropsychology associations including the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the New York State Association of Neuropsychology. She previously worked as a Psychology ...
Expert Witness: E-063911
This double board certified expert earned his MD at New York University School of Medicine and completed post-graduate training at the nation's top medical institutions. His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of general thoracic surgery. He has special interests in thoracic malignancies including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mediastinal and chest wall tumors. This expert has published over 25 papers in prestigious peer-reviewed journals including the Annals ...
Expert Witness: E-043005
This Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at a prominent southern university is also the director of a molecular Neuro-Oncology laboratory and the chief of Neurosurgery at a major Veteran's Administration medical center in the Southeast. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University, earning MD, PhD, and MPH degrees. He pursued his neurosurgical residency training at Duke University, where he also completed an MHSc program. His primary clinical interest has been ...
Expert Witness: E-007024
This double board certified radiologist has practicing for almost 30 years. He currently serves not only as a tenured Professor of Radiology at a major medical university, but also as the Director of the Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He is the Editor in Chief of one of the world's leading scientific journals on Interventional Radiology and is widely published, and has given 500 invited lectures. He has been treating liver tumors with embolization ...
Expert Witness: E-001518
This expert received a Bachelor's of Arts degree summa cum laude in Biology and Religion from Temple University and was awarded his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his internship in General Surgery and his Neurological Surgery residency at Montefiore Medical Center, where he remained on the faculty as an assistant professor. He later completed a Neuro-Oncology Fellowship in the Department of Neurosurgery at ...

TUMORS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Misdiagnosed With Cancer Undergoes Unnecessary Kidney Removal TUMORS 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  …

Negligent Surgical Error Allegedly Results in Stroke TUMORS Expert Case

Negligent Surgical Error Allegedly Results in Stroke

This case involves a 62-year-old man who was diagnosed with a benign growth at the base of his skull. The patient underwent a neck dissection with resection of the tumor by an ENT. The ENT had originally intended to schedule a vascular surgeon to assis …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery TUMORS 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 …

Diagnostic Radiologist Fails To Recognize Advanced Spinal Cancer TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a physically active middle-aged female patient who injured her back while exercising and began seeing an orthopedist for treatment. She underwent an MRI which revealed an abnormal signal in her vertebral body and a follow-up bone sca …

Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Assesses Damages For Deaf Musician TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a male musician and music teacher who lost his hearing. He presented to the emergency room complaining of dizziness and was sent for an MRI. The results came back normal and the patient was referred to his primary care physician. Th …

Patient Develops Diaphragm Paralysis Following Cardiothoracic Surgery TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a 44-year-old male patient with a history of arthritis who developed a small, benign germ cell tumor in his chest. Following the surgical removal of the tumor, the patient experienced severe bilateral diaphragm paralysis. The pa …

Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Bone Cancer TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female who began experiencing abdominal pain and presented to the emergency room in West Virginia. Labs were drawn and revealed moderately elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, low hemoglobin and hematocrit, and she was  …

Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a child in Virginia who was seen by  pediatrician with complaints of vomiting and sore throat. The child was treated with antibiotics, as well as additional medication for pain and vomiting, and sent home. A few days later, the child w …

Hematology Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Blood Cancer TUMORS Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who was under the care of a hematologist for a diagnosis of a slow growing cancer of the bone marrow in New Hampshire. Over the course of two years, he developed progressively worsening knee pain and deformity. He relaye …