WOUND HEALING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-109448
This expert is the Medical Director of the Center for Advanced Wound Care at an academic medical center in New Jersey. She started her career in wound care after completing residencies in Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowships at UCSF in Trauma and Burns/Wound Healing and in Surgical Critical Care at Johns Hopkins University. She served as an expert panel member for the National Institute of Health to write guidelines for the treatment of ...
Expert Witness: E-066880
This physical therapist and healthcare administrator has over 25 years of clinical experience and 12 years in managerial roles. She earned her B.S. in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Science Center and also later received a Master of Health System Management and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman's University. The expert worked as a Staff Physical Therapist at Fort Worth Rehabilitation Hospital, a Contract Physical Therapist with ...
Expert Witness: E-062380
This expert is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with attending staff appointments at multiple regional hospitals. He specializes in microsurgical free tissue transfer for the management of complex wounds, breast reconstruction, and abdominal wall reconstruction. He performs aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College ...
Expert Witness: E-000455
This experienced Beverly Hills plastic surgeon earned his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine and pursued postgraduate training at UCSF and UCLA. Board certified in Plastic Surgery, he is a founding member of a society designed to improve wound outcomes through science and education and has been published extensively on plastic surgery matters. In addition to maintaining a successful private practice, he also teaches plastic surgery techniques at a prominent ...
Expert Witness: E-043650
This dual board certified expert in Family Medicine and Wound Healing and Tissue Repair received his BS from the University of Pittsburgh and DO from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed internship and residency at St. Joseph Medical Center. He is an active member of associations for his board certification. He currently is an assistant professor at an illustrious university medical center and has authored a ...
Expert Witness: E-081443
This expert in emergency nursing earned his RN from St. Lawrence College in Canada. Since then, he has worked in numerous different nursing capacities with a specialty in ER nursing. He has held several leadership positions in charge nursing and nursing management/administration. Until very recently, he was the director of nursing at two private emergency rooms in Texas. Currently, he serves as a staff ER nurse and is working on his master's degree in nursing at Western ...
Expert Witness: E-058114
This qualified expert who is a Life Care Planner and an MD, obtained his BS in Zoology from the University of Wyoming and his MD from Creighton University. He completed his internship and Residency in General Surgery and his Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Fellowship in Trauma at the Oregon Health Sciences University. He has been Board Certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Medicine and is Certified in ...
Expert Witness: E-050419
This board certified expert has been a registered professional nurse for over 30 years; with 19 years of experience as a nurse practitioner and 10 years as a wound care specialist. She is currently the Director of the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at a university medical center, where she also serves as an Assistant Professor.
Expert Witness: E-001279
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a critical care surgeon. At Virginia Commonwealth University, she earned her MD, completed a residency in General Surgery and attained fellowship training in Surgical Critical Care. She is a highly respected surgeon, with many peer-reviewed publications on wound healing. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Trauma, Critical Care, and General Surgery, as well as a Staff Surgeon, and a Surgical Intensivist at an ...

WOUND HEALING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Septic Shock Following Laboratory Clerical Error WOUND HEALING Expert Case

…  with a history of poor circulation who was treated at a wound care clinic for lower extremity lymphedema and several leg wounds. She developed clear signs of infection along those wounds, including …

Sedentary Patient Develops Pressure Sores During Rehabilitation WOUND HEALING Expert Case

…  facility and was not found to have any pressure wounds at the time of admission. The patient was primarily sedentary during her …  that the patient was not routinely assessed for pressure wounds. After 3 weeks, the patient was discovered to have an advanced stage …

Trauma Patient Suffers Severe Infection Due to Inadequate Wound Cleaning WOUND HEALING Expert Case

…  farm. The man was seen at a local emergency room where the wound was closed using sutures, following which he was discharged with a …  Doctors elected to perform an exploration of the man’s wound. During the exploration, doctors discovered the presence of dirt and …

Patient is Killed by Infected Pressure Wounds WOUND HEALING Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Infected Pressure Wounds

…  late, several lesions were noted on the patient’s back. Wound care was consulted and made a notes to follow up with the patient. The wounds were only evaluated sporadically from that point forward. Eventually, …

Failed Breast Reconstruction Procedure Leads to Paralysis and Scarring WOUND HEALING Expert Case

This case takes place in Tennessee and involves a 71-year-old female patient who experienced complications following a TRAM flap procedure. The patient, who is obese and previously had a mastectomy, consulted with the defending doctor for new breast recons …

Nursing expert witness advises on infection caused by lack of wound care WOUND HEALING Expert Case

…  additional surgeries due to infection from lack of wound care. Plaintiff was 67 when she was admitted to a skilled nursing …  for the nursing staff to care for plaintiff’s wounds. She was never taken to the surgeon for removal of the staples. Instead, …  evidence of infection or any instructions to do so. The wound reopened, became infected and required additional surgeries to drain and …