Burn Injury Expert Witnesses

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Burn injury expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including medical malpractice, personal injury law, product liability, and workplace safety. Some of the most common burn injury expert witness specialties also include plastic surgery, dermatology, occupational therapy, and fire investigation. They can opine on the effects of severe burns on quality of life, the cause and origin of fires leading to burn injuries, the adequacy of burn treatment provided by healthcare professionals, the safety standards of products or workplaces that led to burn injuries, and the long-term physical and psychological impacts of burn injuries.

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Rhonda Sue Renteria, BSN, CLCP, CLNC, RNView profile

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Ms. Rhonda Sue Renteria, BSN, CLCP, CLNC, RN

Ms. Rhonda S. Renteria has 39 years of experience in Nursing and 12 years of experience in Life Care Planning. She earned her ADN from Pasadena City College, her BSN from the University of Phoenix, and a certificate in Life Care Planning from the University of Florida. Today, this expert is a certified Life Care Planner by the International Commission on Health Care and a Certified Legal Nurse...

General Surgery Expert Witness | OklahomaView profile

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General Surgery Expert Witness | Oklahoma

This board certified expert has been in clinical practice for over 10 years and is currently the Vice Chairman of the department of Surgery at his clinical institution. He is also the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program. He completed his residency training at the Tulsa Regional Medical Center (now Oklahoma State University Medical Center) and St. Francis Hospital. He is a...

Ilene Beth Warner-Maron, CWCN, NHA, PhD, RNView profile

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Dr. Ilene Beth Warner-Maron, CWCN, NHA, PhD, RN

Dr. Ilene Warner-Maron has 45 years of experience in the field of Nursing Home Administration. She earned her BS in Sociology from Thomas Jefferson University, her MA in Social Gerontology, and in Law and Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and Bryn Mawr College. She also earned a Certification and then a Ph.D. in Health Policy from Saint Joseph's University. Today, this expert is a...

General and Colorectal Surgery Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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General and Colorectal Surgery Expert Witness | New Jersey

This board certified expert earned a BS and MD from State University of New York at Stony Brook. Residency and fellowship training were completed at State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, respectively. He has extensive surgical experience working as an Attending Surgeon in different surgical practices.

Charlotte Margaret Sheppard, DNP, RN, WCCView profile

ID: 6503415

Ms. Charlotte Margaret Sheppard, DNP, RN, WCC

Ms. Charlotte Sheppard has 28 years of experience in the field of Nursing. She earned her BS in Nursing from The University of Tampa, her MS in Nursing from Capella University, her ADN from the University of the State of New York - Regents College, and her DNP from Duquesne University. Today, this expert is Wound Care Certified by the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy, a Certified...

Wound Care And Family Medicine Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Wound Care And Family Medicine Expert Witness | Illinois

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...

Michel Fernando Brones, MDView profile

ID: 81074

Dr. Michel Fernando Brones, MD

Dr. Michel F. Brones has 42 years of experience in the field of Plastic Surgery. He earned his MD from the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medical Sciences. He completed both an internship and a residency in General Surgery at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and another residency in Plastic Surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Plastic...

Physical Therapy and Wound Care Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Physical Therapy and Wound Care Expert Witness | Texas

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...

Steven Jon Schwartz, MDView profile

ID: 22337

Dr. Steven Jon Schwartz, MD

This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of burn medicine experience. He first earned his BS in physical education from Towson University before earning his MD from St. George's University. He then went on to complete his transitional residency, residency as an OB/GYN, and fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of Maryland. This expert is board certified in...

Emergency Medicine & Wound Care Expert Witness | NevadaView profile

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Emergency Medicine & Wound Care Expert Witness | Nevada

This qualified Emergency Medicine expert earned his MD and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University. He is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and certified in Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Management. He has published 3 peer-reviewed journal articles and is a current Clinical Instructor of the Emergency Medicine residency at a regional...

Joaquim Michael Havens, MDView profile

ID: 22518

Dr. Joaquim Michael Havens, MD

This highly qualified expert received his MD from Harvard Medical School and then trained as an intern, resident, and fellow at Harvard also. He is board certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of several national and regional societies and is extensively published in his field. This expert is a former surgery instructor at Harvard Medical School and is now...

Wound Care Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Wound Care Expert Witness | Illinois

This expert reviews several cases per year, and is willing to testify in court.

Jessica M FettermanView profile

ID: 26081

Dr. Jessica M Fetterman

This highly-qualified expert in molecular and cellular pathology has extensive experience in research related to tobacco products. She earned her BA in microbiology from Ohio Wesleyan University and her PhD in molecular and cellular pathology from the University of Alabama. She then served as a clinical research associate and an instructor of vascular medicine at Boston University, where she also...

Wound Care Surgery Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Wound Care Surgery Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified Wound Care specialist received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a Residency in General Surgery. This expert is board certified in Wound Care by the American Board of Wound Management. He is a member of several highly regarded professional organizations including the American Board of Wound Management and the...

Edmundo A Rivera, MDView profile

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Dr. Edmundo A Rivera, MD

This highly qualified expert has over a decade of experience in the medical field specializing in critical care and burn medicine. He earned his BS in business administration from the University of Southern California followed by his MD from Creighton University. This expert then completed a general surgery internship and residency from the Creighton University School of Medicine followed by a...

Wound Care Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Wound Care Expert Witness | New Jersey

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...

Rehabilitation Nursing  Nursing  Wound Care Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile

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Rehabilitation Nursing Nursing Wound Care Expert Witness | Alabama

This expert earned her AAS from Jefferson State Community College and her BS from Jacksonville State University in nursing. She is a licensed registered nurse with additional certifications as a rehabilitation registered nurse and wound, ostomy, and continenece nurse. She is active in her field as a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses...

Wound Ostomy Nursing Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile

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Wound Ostomy Nursing Expert Witness | Alabama

This highly qualified expert has nearly 25 years of experience as a wound ostomy nurse. She earned her BSN from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her MSN in Adult Health Education from Troy State University. She also completed a wound ostomy continence nursing program at Emory University. This expert is certified as a wound ostomy nurse as well as a CPR and BLS instructor with the...

Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile

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Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Expert Witness | Virginia

This highly-qualified expert has 15 years of experience in the field of nursing. She earned her BS in wildlife science from Virginia Tech before earning a diploma in nursing from the Southside Regional Medical Center School of Nursing. She then went on to earn her BSN from Jacksonville University and her MSN in acute care nursing, as well as a wound ostomy continence nursing certificate, from the...

Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This expert has over 40 years of clinical experience, with a focus on wound care medicine. He completed his undergraduate work at Fairfield University and received his MD from Albany Medical College. He is board certified in wound medicine and is an active member of his field both clinically and academically. He frequently publishes and presents on topics related to wound care medicine, and is a...

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Burn Injury Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a burn injury expert witness in legal proceedings?

A burn injury expert witness provides specialized knowledge about the cause, treatment, and impact of burn injuries. They can help establish liability, assess damages, and explain complex medical issues to the court.

What types of cases might require a burn injury expert witness?

Cases involving workplace accidents, product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, or arson often require the expertise of a burn injury expert witness.

How can a burn injury expert witness assist in a medical malpractice case?

In medical malpractice cases, a burn injury expert can evaluate the standard of care provided, determine if negligence occurred during treatment, and assess long-term prognosis.

Are there subspecialties within the field of burn injury that an expert witness may focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in pediatric burns, chemical burns, electrical burns, or fire safety and prevention. Their specific expertise can be crucial in certain cases.

Why is it important to hire a burn injury expert witness with up-to-date knowledge and experience?

Burn treatment techniques and standards evolve rapidly. An expert with current knowledge ensures accurate information is presented and credibility is maintained in court.

How does Expert Institute select its Burn Injury 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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