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Autopsy expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including forensic pathology, clinical pathology, anatomical pathology, neuropathology, and pediatric pathology. Some of the most common specialties among autopsy expert witnesses also include toxicology, histopathology, molecular pathology, and surgical pathology. They can opine on the effects of drug overdoses, traumatic injuries, disease progression, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and unexplained deaths.

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Bita Vakilian Naini, MDView profile

ID: 17986

Dr. Bita Vakilian Naini, MD

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California

Dr. Bita Naini has 11 years of experience in the field of Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine. She earned her BA from the University of California Berkeley and her MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After completing her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at UCLA Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship in Gastrointestinal and...

Pathology Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

This expert is board certified in pathology, with a particular focus on head and neck, cytopathology and ocular pathology. Recognized in her field for her research and clinical work, she has been published in over 50 peer-reviewed journals. She currently works at a top medical school as a practioner and researcher. Her clinical focuses include cytopathology, ocular pathology and head and neck...

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James Leo Connolly, MDView profile

ID: 20335

Dr. James Leo Connolly, MD

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Massachusetts

Dr. James Leo Connolly has 44 years of experience in the field of Pathology and Anatomic Pathology. He earned his BA from Merrimack College, MA from Harvard University, and his MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Pathology and Anatomic Pathology....

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Pathology Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This board certified expert has been practicing for over 40 years. A former Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, he is currently an Associate Editor for the Atlas of Pathology - Non-Tumor Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of both Modern Pathology and Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. Currently, this expert is a Professor in the Department of...

Stephen Michael Lagana, MDView profile

ID: 39797

Dr. Stephen Michael Lagana, MD

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New York

Dr. Stephen M. Lagana has 11 years of experience in the field of Anatomic Pathology and Surgical Pathology. He earned his BA from Hofstra University and his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After completing a residency in Anatomic Pathology, he went on to complete a fellowship in Surgical Pathology, both at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center....

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Pulmonary and Forensic Pathology Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Pulmonary and Forensic Pathology Expert Witness | North Carolina

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North Carolina

This board-certified and fellowship-trained expert has over 15 years of experience as a pathologist. He has presented both nationally and internationally and has authored over 50 publications on the topic of pulmonary pathology. Elected as a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, he currently serves as a tenured Associate Professor of Pathology and Staff Pathologist at a major university...

Glen Scott Markowitz, MDView profile

ID: 60869

Dr. Glen Scott Markowitz, MD

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New York

Dr. Glen Scott Markowitz has 23 years of experience in the field of Anatomic Pathology. He earned his BA in Biology from Brandeis University and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Anatomic Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center, he went on to complete his fellowship in Renal Pathology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia. Today, this...

Anatomic Pathology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Anatomic Pathology Expert Witness | California

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California

This board certified pathologist has been practicing for more than 35 years. He is extremely well established and respected in the field, having authored more than 175 publications on pathology and having spoke at a number of prestigious conferences and symposiums in the field. He is a leading member of several pathologic societies and currently serves as a professor of pathology and immunology...

Eric James Duncavage, MDView profile

ID: 61682

Dr. Eric James Duncavage, MD

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Missouri

Dr. Eric Duncavage has 14 years of experience in the field of Hematopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology. He earned his BS from Vanderbilt University and his MD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Molecular Genetic...

Internal Medicine Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Internal Medicine Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This expert is board certified in internal medicine with a subspeciality in transplant hepatology. He earned his BS from Indiana University and his MD from the University of Chicago. He completed residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and St. Luke's Hospital, and fellowship training in liver diseases at Mount Sinai Hospital. He has authored more than 20 publications in the...

Robert Frederick Corliss, MDView profile

ID: 62087

Dr. Robert Frederick Corliss, MD

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Wisconsin

Dr. Robert F. Corliss has 16 years of experience in the field of Pathology. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. After completing a residency in Pathology at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, he went on to complete a fellowship in Forensic Pathology at Hennepin...

Gynecologic Pathology Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Gynecologic Pathology Expert Witness | Texas

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Arizona

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This incredibly well credentialed expert is widely heralded as the utmost authority on gynecological pathology. He has over 30 years of experience at some of the most prestigious clinical and academic positions in the country. He is board certified in both anatomical and clinical pathology with an emphasis on gynecological pathology. He was a former professor and attending pathologist at USC...

Linda Marie Ernst, MD, MHSView profile

ID: 63312

Dr. Linda Marie Ernst, MD, MHS

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Illinois

Dr. Linda M. Ernst has 17 years of experience in the fields of Pediatric Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, and Clinical Pathology. She earned her BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, her MHS in Pathology from Quinnipiac University, and her MD from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. After completing her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Yale-New...

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Pediatrics  Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This expert is Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pathology, completing Fellowships in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Transfusion Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the American Society of Hematology, and has 50 publications in the field of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is a...

Samuel Monroe Cohen, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 68270

Dr. Samuel Monroe Cohen, MD, PhD

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Nebraska

Dr. Samuel M. Cohen has 49 years of experience in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He earned his BS in Medical Sciences and Ph.D. in Experimental Oncology from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his internship and residency in Pathology and Anatomic Pathology at Saint Vincent Hospital. Today, this...

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Pathology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | California

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California

This highly qualified pathologist and cancer research scientist has more than 45 years in active clinical medical practice delivering patient care and conducting laboratory-based biomedical research. This places him in a unique position to evaluate causation of disease, including occupational exposures. He also has considerable medico-legal experience. Board-certified in the UK, his clinical...

Jatinder Singh Gill, MBBSView profile

ID: 81576

Dr. Jatinder Singh Gill, MBBS

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Massachusetts

Dr. Jatinder S. Gill has 22 years of experience in the fields of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and he earned his MBBS from Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital. He completed an internship in Transitional Medicine and a residency in Anesthesiology at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital. He then moved to the United States where he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the...

Cytogenetics Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Cytogenetics Expert Witness | Michigan

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This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of combined academic and field experience in Cytogenetics. She holds a master's degree in biology and a doctoral degree in human genetics, from highly respected institutions. She is a member of various genetics professional societies including the American Society of Human Genetics. She has been invited to lecture on topics such as Chromosome...

Edwin Thomas Parks, DMD, MSView profile

ID: 88430

Dr. Edwin Thomas Parks, DMD, MS

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Indiana

Dr. Edwin T. Parks has 44 years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He earned his BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Centre College, his MS in Diagnostic Sciences from Indiana University School of Dentistry, and his DMD from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor and Professor of Oral...

Pathology Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

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...

Autopsy Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an autopsy expert witness in a legal case?

An autopsy expert witness provides crucial insights into cause and manner of death, interpreting complex medical findings for the court to aid in decision-making.

What types of cases can an autopsy expert witness contribute to?

Autopsy experts are often involved in criminal cases, wrongful death suits, malpractice claims, and insurance disputes where cause of death is contested.

How can an autopsy expert witness help in a medical malpractice case?

They can identify if there was a failure to diagnose or treat a condition correctly, contributing to the patient's death, providing key evidence in malpractice cases.

Are there subspecialties within the field of autopsy that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some autopsy experts specialize in areas like forensic pathology, pediatric pathology, or neuropathology, each bringing unique expertise to different types of cases.

Why is it important to have an autopsy expert witness with board certification?

Board certification ensures the expert has undergone rigorous training and examination in their field, ensuring credibility and reliability of their testimony.

How does Expert Institute select its Autopsy expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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