Neonatal Pediatric Medicine Expert Witness CT 526131

Expertise Description

I have spent over 35 years in the field of pediatric medicine. My areas of focus include neonatal-perinatal medicine, neonatal ethics, neonatology, premature newborns, pregnancy and delivery. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 20 years as a pediatric medicine expert witness.

OBGYN Expert Witness IL 520389

Expertise Description

With more than 20 years experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynecology, I have expertise in maternal fetal medicine, pregnancy, labor and delivery, childbirth, birth trauma, neurologic injury, shoulder dystocia, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, brain damage, shoulder dystocia, and fetal abnormality. I have also spent over 15 years working as an OBGYN expert witness in Illinois and have offered such services as consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Expert 506320

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in Pediatric and Neonatal-Perinatal medicine and a recognized national expert at assessing standards of quality and safe care, and implementation of “best practice” in neonatal medicine. I am a Medical Director, Quality and Performance Improvement, Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit at a children’s hospital. I am also Director of Quality Improvement and Safety for the Division of Neonatology at a school of medicine. This includes leading all Root Cause Analyses for all adverse outcomes, serious hospital acquired infections, and serious safety events as well as leading and implementing corrective action. As an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at this school of medicine, I am an expert at assessing, implementing and teaching evidence-based medicine.

Biomechanics 320902

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Human Biomechanics. My extensive experience includes the field of biomechanics, functional human anatomy, biological tissues; neurosciences, medical analysis, kinematics, injury causation, passenger motor vehicle accidents, large commercial truck accidents, pedestrian injuries, industrial injuries, human falls, surgical implant failures, sports / recreational injuries, child abuse, homicide, suicide, assault, serious personal injury and trauma, wrongful death, cause of death, shooting, beatings, vehicular homicide, criminal forensics, stabbing, and injuries involving the brain, spine, peripheral internal organs, and bone tissue. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Speech And Language Pathology 58950

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in speech and language pathology with both adult and pediatric populations. My expertise includes: diagnosis and treatment of cognitive, speech, language, swallowing, voice, language disorders, and hearing disorders; head trauma; closed head injuries; stroke; toxic exposure resulting in memory loss; word finding deficits; inability to concentrate; attention deficits; slurred speech; autism; Asperger’s Syndrome; and stuttering. I am also experienced with community re-entry strategies for head trauma patients. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Life Care Planning 171485

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in nursing with Life Care Planning and Legal Nurse Consulting. My experience includes chronic pain, critical care (intensive and cardiac care unit, burns, emergency nursing, and post-anesthesia recovery). I have also worked as an IV specialist and relief on-call supervisor, as well as an Emergency Room and Ambulatory Care Supervisor. I have prior expert witness experience.

Occupational Therapy 55526

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in occupational therapy working as an independent therapy contractor, staff therapist, and rehabilitation center owner, providing therapy for patients in post-surgical, neurological, pediatric, trauma, and geriatric units. I have experienced providing: IME observations; functional assessments; injury / trauma evaluation; assessments of brain, spinal cord, and birth injuries; evaluations of functional and physical abilities / disabilities; orthopedics; chronic pain; hand injuries; burns; and amputations. I have prior expert witness experience.

Pediatric Neurology 34257

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in pediatrics and neurology. My areas of expertise include neurological cases involving infants, children, and adolescents, such as anoxic birth injuries, traumatic birth injury, brachial plexus palsey, spinal cord injury/brain damage, delayed diagnosis, traumatic brain injury, medical malpractice, shaken baby syndrome, birth injury, product liability injuries to the nervous system, wrongful birth, and wrongful life. I also provide litigation support regarding life expectancy, as well as litigation support to the criminal justice and social service systems. I have more than 45 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Pediatrics 355860

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Pediatrics specializing in Perinatal, Placental, Pediatric Pathology, Anatomic, Clinical Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine. My areas of expertise include uterine rupture; abruption; intrapartum demise; cerebral palsy; birth asphyxia; chronic 
hypoxia; infection; birth injury; stillbirth; prematurity; premature babies; hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy; pediatric poisoning, injuries, wrongful death, meconium aspiration syndrome; and adult pathology, including pulmonary embolism and subdural hematoma. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Obstetrics And Gynecology 377882

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology specializing in da Vinci Robotic Surgery. My expertise includes 3-D / 4-D Ultrasound, Amniocentesis, Bone Density Testing, Circumcisions, Colonoscopy, Contraception, Cryosurgery, Diagnosis & Treatment, Endometrial Ablation, Endometriosis, Fertility, Fetal Heart Testing, Genetic Counseling, Gynecological Care, Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopy, Incontinence, Intrauterine Devices (IUD), Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP), Minimally Invasive Procedures, Obstetric Care, pediatric/Adolescent Care, Prenatal Testing, Prenatal Ultrasound, Screenings, and other Surgical Procedures. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.