Expert 169373 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as Residential Care, Assisted Living, Home Care and Day Care Programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry.
I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Expert 521807 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I am a Critical Care Nurse and have been providing legal nurse consulting for over 10 years. My focus is in case merit assessment, medical records organization & analysis, interpretation of medical notes, medical liaison, deposition preparation, record search & assistance with discovery, case support and medical literature review. I have additional knowledge in medical/navigational assistance and case management, and home care and eldercare services/hospice care. I have prior experience as a critical care nurse expert witness.

Expert 524232 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of physical therapy for 35 years. I hold degrees in both physical therapy and exercise physiology. Throughout my career, I have treated patients in a wide variety of settings. I have worked in an acute rehabilitation facility, a sports medicine practice, a specialized hand clinic, several hospitals and multiple home care agencies. Home health care and hospital care have encompassed the majority of my professional practice. In the hospital setting I have experience treating patients at all levels of acuity; intensive care, rehabilitation and outpatient. I have numerous areas of specialized training; industrial rehabilitation, brain injury, cardiac rehabilitation, high risk pregnancy, prenatal exercise, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, wound care and aquatic therapy. I have provided instruction and training to students during their clinical rotations. In the hospital setting, I have provided supervision to physical therapy assistants and physical therapy aides adhering to the guidelines of the American Physical Therapy Association. While treating patients with complex diagnosis, I have worked with a multitude of disciplines and participated in case conferences with doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and family members. I have actively been been involved in these multidisciplinary conferences in all settings as in integral part of quality patient care and planning. I have been working in the home care setting continuously for the past 10 years providing patient care throughout the San Fernando Valley. Treatment of patients in a home setting requires me to be knowledgeable about medication use and teaching, dietary education and guidance, home safety and modifications, counseling patients and family regarding caregiver needs, providing community resources, facilitating equipment ordering and maintenance, and responsible reporting of any and all abuse. My scope of practice includes patient of all ages, socioeconomic status, cultures and medical complexity in a variety of settings. My patients diagnoses and level of complexity range from a routine joint replacement program to an extended recovery and closely monitored heart transplant protocol. I participate in chart review, quality management, utilization review and orientation of new employees. I am offering my services as a physical therapy expert witness.

Expert 520930 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 30 years in Geriatric Medicine with a focus on Alzheimer's disease, diagnosis and management of dementia; psychiatric and physical health effects of care-giving; and arthritis-specific disability. I have also worked for more than two decades as a geriatric medicine expert witness in the Sacramento, Davis, Northern California area by providing numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518650 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in emergency medicine in a busy, urban, community emergency department. I am residence trained in family medicine. As Medical Director for over 20 years I have considerable experience in quality assurance and case evaluations as well as pre-hospital and emergency department policies and protocols. I have worked part-time as a medico-legal consultant for malpractice and criminal cases, and have participated in depositions and courtroom trials. I have been providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for over 30 years as an emergency medicine and emergency room expert witness in Northern California.

Expert 519965 - FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 20 years working as a nurse practitioner with expertise in the ambulatory, acute and long-term care as a primary care provider in the Occupational Health, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Urgent Care and Emergency Department settings. I have additional expertise as a legal nurse consultant providing assistance with medical records, charts and medical terminology. I have also provided deposition as a nurse practitioner expert witness in Florida.

Expert 519456 - MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine with expertise in Long-Term Care, Hospice, Palliative Medicine, Nursing Home Care, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Hospital Medicine. I have also worked as a medical director and have spent time reviewing Medicare and Medicaid for nursing home residents. I have offered my services as a geriatrics medicine expert witness.

Expert 514318 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Medical Doctor. My Internal Medicine board certifications include Geriatrics, and Endocrinology and Metabolism. I am also a Certified Medical Director (CMD). I have conducted research and lectured on topics such as: malnutrition and ethical issues for the elderly, multi-system diseases, dementia, the impact of falls for the elderly, and nutrition. My experience also includes diabetes management and the prevention of the disease. I have also participated in health screenings at sponsored events for the elderly. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 407540 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience as an Attorney in the field of Taxation Law and am certified as a specialist in taxation and elder law. My expertise includes tax planning, tax controversy, employment tax audits, sales tax audits, tax shelter audits, FBARs disclosures, and property tax issues. I am also experienced with business planning, business formation, estate and trust litigation, probate, estate planning, wills and trusts, elder law, medical planning, and elder abuse. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 502710 - NJ NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in consulting and advocacy for vulnerable populations such as the disabled and elderly, and more recently with victims of bullying at schools and colleges. I have worked as a health care administrator and seminar provider. My skills include research and analysis, writing, seminars and in-services, and consulting services. I have worked on major legislation and in addition, I have developed a program to prevent medication misuse for professionals, patients, and caregivers as Coordinator of a subcommittee on preventing drug misuse in the elderly. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience.

Expert 40535 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in pharmacology and pharmacy with the industry. My expertise includes side effects of drugs, drug abuse by the elderly, elderly care, respiratory pharmacology, respiratory and inhalation therapy, respiratory therapy drugs, cardiovascular drugs, and malpractice. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 300151 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the medical field as a Licensed Adult Nurse Practitioner in Gerontology. My expertise includes nursing with an emphasis on older adults in nursing homes and ambulatory settings. I also have over 15 years experience elderly care and teaching pathophysiology with a focus on diseases of the older adult. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 42871 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Nephrology. My experience includes hypertension, dialysis, kidney transplant, kidney surgery, kidney stones, electrolyte disorders; geriatric care; elderly care; elder abuse; and nursing home care. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 30073 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in gerontology / nursing home, general nursing practice, and rehabilitation. My experience includes providing survey and certification, PPS reimbursement, quality monitoring, and corporate compliance consulting and training services to facilities, corporations, government agencies, and attorneys nationwide. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29808 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in geriatric psychiatry. My expertise as a neuropsychiatrist, includes elderly care, depression and dementia in the elderly, psychopharmacology, and treating aggression in the elderly in the nursing home setting. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 20388 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in emergency medicine, pre-hospital care, emergency medical care, experimental and investigational therapy, triage, EMS, medical trauma, first aid, head injuries, hospital liability, nurse liability, paramedic, paramedic liability, HMO and managed care liability, health care regulations, medical malpractice, elderly care, elder abuse, medical standards of care, medical necessity determinations, benefit determinations, quality assurance, nursing home quality assurance, utilization review, peer review, risk management, case management, JCAHO credentialing, informed consent, ethics, arbitrations, EMTALA, and medical insurance reimbursement / bad faith. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 18334 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a professional nurse. My areas of expertise include review and summary of medical records, assessment of damages and liability, medical bill review, and audits related to organizational compliance. I have experience in elderly care, elder abuse, personal injury, professional negligence, and product liability issues. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 417123 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Internal Medicine. My extensive experience includes epidemiology, cardiovascular health, general medicine, physical diagnosis, geriatrics, women’s health, disease / disability as related to aging, osteoporosis, and primary health care. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 368484 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of experience as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC). My experience includes management and clinical nursing in the long-term skilled care and hospice industry. I have consulted in the medical/surgical field, alternative living facilities, and private home settings. My expertise includes standard of care and regulations in skilled nursing facilities, Elderly Care, Elder/Abuse and Neglect, spinal cord injury, falls/restraint use, fall risk, psychotropic drug therapy, nutritionally at-risk patients, and knowledge of minimum data sets (MDS). I have extensive clinical familiarity with intravenous medications, routine medications, wound treatments, other patient emergencies, and various medical policies and procedures. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 344320 - CA(S) TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience as a Gerontological Nurse. My expertise includes care for frail elderly and those with dementia. I have worked as an executive in a multi-state assisted living company specializing in dementia care for over 10 years. My experience includes elderly care, care for the elderly in their private homes as well as in long-term care settings. I also have experience in elder abuse issues and decision-making for end of life care / choices. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.