Gastroenterology Expert Witness MD 536995

Expertise Description

I am a gastroenterology expert witness with more than 40 years in the medical field. My areas of focus include coagulation products; colitis; colonoscopies; colorectal cancer screening and prevention; Crohn’s disease; endoscopies; FDA drug and biologics review; gastrointestinal drugs; gastrointestinal pathophysiology; hepatitis; hepatology; inflammatory bowel disease; internal medicine; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); and liver disease. My work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and have experience teaching at the university level. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than two decades as a gastroenterology expert witness.

Environmental Engineering Expert Witness TX 96924

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in line management, project management and consulting and engineering serving the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, natural gas, synthetic fuels, steel, manufacturing, secondary metals and transportation industries in the United States and abroad. I have significant technical expertise in conducting environmental audits and assessments related to property transfers, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing. As part of these projects, I have considerable experience in Phase I environmental due diligence according to ASTM and EPA, Phase II site investigations, and negotiation of risk and liability between buyer and seller. I have also performed air and water quality studies, RCRA permitting, Superfund RI/FS, groundwater and soil remediation, and TSCA evaluations and remediation involving PCB contamination. Additionally, I have experience with the design and start-up of major pollution control facilities, environmental impact and baseline studies, and air and wastewater permitting.

I was active on a technical advisory committee that led to the formulation and rollout of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). I have also worked with both government and industry developing and reviewing various types of EMS’s. I have participated in internal and third party reviews of EMS’s and helped trained staff in the application of EMS principles. In a related activity, I have designed and implemented pollution prevention programs and trained staff to accomplish the same.

My design experience includes preparation of heat and material balances, PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, plot plans and equipment layouts, and start-up and operating manuals; conduct of flow sheet, process safety and model reviews; review of vendor drawings; scheduling and cost estimating; field checkout of construction; and start-up and operation of facilities. Projects have included raw water treatment systems; physical, chemical and biological wastewater treatment systems; sludge dewatering and handling systems; solid, liquid and gaseous incinerators; boiler feed water treatment systems; cooling water treatment systems; and flares and other utility systems.

In addition to engineering design work, I have appeared as an environmental engineering expert witness on behalf of clients at public hearings, in deposition and in court.

Offshore petroleum Expert 503796 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Liquid Petroleum Industry with expertise in Offshore Petroleum Terminals. I have experience with liquid petroleum (crude, products) and gas (LNG, LPG) cargo handling and storage facilities, single point mooring (SPM), Multi-Buoy Mooring (MBM/CBM), and offshore cargo transfer systems (FPSO). I have additional experience with oil and gas pipelines, manifolds, pigging and PLEMs (land/submarine), and Military marine terminals and home-porting facilities. My specific areas of expertise are conceptual development, pipe flow and hydraulic analysis, pipe system stress analysis, stress and vibration, piping & pipe support design, pipeline on-bottom stability, pigging, prime movers, spill containment, spill booms and hazard analysis and risk assessment (HAZOP), vibration analysis & machinery diagnostics, and pipeline integrity and FFS assessment. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Rheumatologist Expert 150176 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in medicine. My expertise includes rheumatology, gout therapy and practice, spondyloarthrpathy, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Failure Analysis Expert 56035 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Failure Analysis. I have experience in engineering failure analysis, chemical analysis, mechanical fabrication, and other areas. My expertise includes: engineering investigations, fires and explosions involving industrial/commercial/household equipment, including tanks and pressure vessels, reactors, residential and commercial boilers and hot oil heat transfer systems, furnaces and ovens, heaters, kerosene heaters, lighters, gaseous leaks, fuel volatility and contamination, tank trucks, propane, etc.; vehicular accidents involving rollovers, rear-enders, sudden pullouts, jack-knifes, pedestrian impacts, pedestrian collisions, back-ups, lost cargo, road debris, and low-hanging wires; mechanical failures involving bolts, threaded connections, bolted and unbolted tanks, pressure vessels, hydraulic systems, cryogenic tanks and lines, pumps and valves, protectors, ladders, hoists, scaffolds, etc. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fibromyalgia Expert 52685 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a practicing internist and rheumatologist specializing in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic diseases. My experience includes clinical trial methodology associated with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Rheumatology Expert 380733 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a double Board Certified professional in the field of Rheumatology. My consultations include diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. My extensive background includes independent medical examinations, lupus and related conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, connective tissue diseases, and musculoskeletal disability. I have prior expert witness experience.

Industrial Hygienist Expert Witness TX 344238

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years in the Environmental Engineering Industry. My experience includes environmental health and safety, site investigations, origins of water damage, mold contamination, mold remediation, and the general health impacts of mold in indoor environments. My additional knowledge and skills include feasibilities studies, remediation design, ecological risk assessment processes as applied to waste sites and operating facilities, public health, indoor air quality studies, and regulatory experience including preparations of comprehensive management plans, and detailed compliance audits and permit applications. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.