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Cancer expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including oncology, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and medical imaging. Some of the most common cancer expert witness specialties also include breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and skin cancer. They have opined on the effects of misdiagnosis, treatment options, standard of care issues, prognosis accuracy, and the impact of environmental factors on cancer development.

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James Stewart Blachly, MDView profile

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Dr. James Stewart Blachly, MD

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Ohio

Dr. James S. Blachly has 9 years of experience in the fields of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He earned his BA in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas and his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UAMS Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology...

Pediatric Brain Tumors Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile

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Pediatric Brain Tumors Expert Witness | Colorado

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Colorado

This qualified expert graduated from Dartmouth College with his AB in neurobiology before earning his MD from New York University. He subsequently completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Colorado and a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in pediatrics with a sub-specialization in pediatric hematology-oncology. As a pediatrician...

Timothy Sean Fenske, MD, MSView profile

ID: 42307

Dr. Timothy Sean Fenske, MD, MS

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Wisconsin

Dr. Timothy Fenske has 20 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He earned his BS from Marquette University and his MD and MS from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Hospitals and his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine...

Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | California

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California

This supremely qualified hematologist/oncologist has remained in active practice for over 30 years and has acquired such high ranking clinical appointments as the Chief of Hematology/Oncology at several prior institutions. He also currently holds a clinical professorship in his field, is an attending physician, as well as a reviewer for major hematology and oncology editorials.

Amanda Fishback Cashen, MDView profile

ID: 63661

Dr. Amanda Fishback Cashen, MD

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Missouri

Dr. Amanda F. Cashen has 20 years of experience in Medical Oncology. She earned her BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and her MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Internal Medicine...

Family Medicine and Primary Care Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Family Medicine and Primary Care Expert Witness | California

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California

This board certified expert has been practicing for nearly 20 years. He completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of California, San Francisco prior to completing a fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, a highly selective postresidency program where physicians learn to conduct innovative research and work with communities, organizations, practitioners, and...

Katherine Kurshan Matthay, MDView profile

ID: 64561

Dr. Katherine Kurshan Matthay, MD

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California

Dr. Katherine K. Matthay has 43 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. She earned her BA in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and her MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing both an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, she went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric...

Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile

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Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Expert Witness | Alabama

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Alabama

This expert is board certified in dermatology and completed fellowship training in dermatologic surgery/mohs micrographic surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is a member of the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons and has authored more than 40 peer reviewed dermatology publications. He is current a professor of dermatologic surgery and cutaneous laser surgery at a...

Scott Michael Schuetze, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 69826

Dr. Scott Michael Schuetze, MD, PhD

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Michigan

Dr. Scott M. Schuetze has 23 years of experience in the field of Medical Oncology. He earned his BA from Rice University and his MD and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Oregon Health and Science University. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

Radiation Oncology Expert Witness | UtahView profile

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Radiation Oncology Expert Witness | Utah

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Utah

This expert is trained and board certified in radiation oncology. Currently a professor at a major medical center, he continues to treat patients and conduct research projects. He also serves as a reviewer for the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. His clinical interests include pediatric cancers, breast cancer and sarcoma.

Stephanie Lott Elkins, MDView profile

ID: 72818

Dr. Stephanie Lott Elkins, MD

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Mississippi

Dr. Stephanie L. Elkins has 29 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. She earned her BS from the University of Southern Mississippi and her MD from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After completing her residency, she went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Today, this expert is board...

Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This gynecologic oncology surgeon is extremely familiar with the da Vinci robot, using it regularly in surgery. A member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, this expert has dedicated her medical career to gynecology and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors.

Victor Roland Gordeuk, MDView profile

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Dr. Victor Roland Gordeuk, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Victor Roland Gordeuk has over 47 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. He earned his BS from Pennsylvania State University and his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at York Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospitals of...

Emergency Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Emergency Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert has over 13 years of experience as a Physician Assistant. His expertise consists of Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology/Oncology, Infusion Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Urgent Care. He currently serves as a Physician Assistant for the Bone Marrow Transplant team at a major university medical center.

Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 141203

Dr. Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MD

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California

Dr. Daniel C. Allison has 14 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biochemistry from Southern Methodist University, his MD from Baylor College of Medicine, and his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Rice University. After completing his internship in Orthopedic and General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Radiation Oncology Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Radiation Oncology Expert Witness | North Carolina

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North Carolina

This highly qualified, board certified Professor of Radiation Oncology received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He subsequently completed a Residency in Radiation Oncology and Fellowship training in Clinical Oncology. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. This expert has recieved many awards...

Michael Joseph Thirman, MDView profile

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Dr. Michael Joseph Thirman, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Michael J. Thirman has over 28 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. He earned his BA in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Michigan and his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Urology  Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Urology Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

This highly qualified and board certified urologist received his BS at Pennsylvania State University and his MD at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed internship in General Surgery, residency training in Urology, and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Urologic Robotic Oncology at the Henry Ford Hospital. This expert has performed over 50 types of robotic procedures in some...

Christopher Slaton Awtrey, MBA, MDView profile

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Dr. Christopher Slaton Awtrey, MBA, MD

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Colorado

Dr. Christopher Awtrey has 16 years of experience in the field of Gynecologic Oncology and Healthcare Educational Leadership. He earned his BS from Middlebury College, his MD from Drexel University College of Medicine, his MHCDS from Dartmouth College, and his MBA from Brandeis University. After completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont Medical Center, he...

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile

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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Expert Witness | Kentucky

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Kentucky

This fellowship-trained doctor received his medical doctorate from the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in Clinical Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the prestigious University of Chicago Medical center. He is currently an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics hematology/oncology at a, where he frequently lectures on topics such as vascular...

Cancer Expert Witness FAQs

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

A cancer expert witness provides specialized knowledge about cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis to assist in legal cases. They can clarify complex medical issues for the court.

In what types of cases might a cancer expert witness be needed?

Cancer expert witnesses are often involved in medical malpractice suits, personal injury cases, workers' compensation claims, and product liability cases involving carcinogens.

What subspecialties exist within the field of oncology that an expert witness might specialize in?

Subspecialties include medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pediatric oncology, and gynecologic oncology. Each has unique expertise.

How can a cancer expert witness help in a misdiagnosis case?

A cancer expert can review medical records to determine if there was a failure to diagnose or delay in diagnosis, which could have affected the patient's outcome.

Why is it important for a cancer expert witness to be up-to-date with current research and treatments?

Cancer treatment evolves rapidly. An expert witness must be current on latest research and treatments to provide accurate information and credible testimony.

How does Expert Institute select its Cancer 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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