Critical Care Expert Witnesses

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Critical care expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including emergency medicine, pulmonology, anesthesiology, cardiology, and trauma surgery. Some of the most common critical care expert witness specialties also include intensive care medicine, pediatric critical care, neurocritical care, surgical critical care, and cardiovascular critical care. They can opine on the effects of traumatic injuries, respiratory failure, sepsis management, cardiac arrest, and critical care nursing standards.

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Larry Michael Jankelowitz, MDView profile

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Dr. Larry Michael Jankelowitz, MD

Dr. Larry M. Jankelowitz has 24 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Physical Therapy and his MBBS from the University of the Witwatersrand. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine and Surgery at Johannesburg General Hospital, he went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at St Mary...

Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | OregonView profile

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Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | Oregon

This qualified expert has nearly 10 years of experience in internal medicine. She received her BA in rhetoric and molecular/cell biology from UC Berkeley and earned her MD from the University of Chicago. She completed two residencies and two fellowships: an internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a diagnostic radiology residency at Oregon Health and Science University, a pulmonary...

Ian Howard Newmark, FACP, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 3153

Dr. Ian Howard Newmark, FACP, FCCP, MD

Dr. Ian H. Newmark has 38 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine with an expertise in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from Brooklyn College and his MD from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine, he did a Research Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease at Nassau University Medical...

Interventional Pulmonology Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Interventional Pulmonology Expert Witness | Wisconsin

This highly-qualified interventional pulmonology expert specializes in benign and malignant airway disease, including lung nodule management, pulmonary masses, endobronchial valves, endobronchial stents, and bronchoscopy. He earned his BS in biology and political science, as well as his MBA from Union College, before earning his MD from Albany Medical College. He subsequently completed an...

Mark Sigfried Silberman, FACEP, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 21261

Dr. Mark Sigfried Silberman, FACEP, FCCP, MD

Dr. Mark Silberman has over 30 years of experience in the fields of Emergency Medicine and Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BA from Washington University Saint Louis and his MD from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine both at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia. Today,...

Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care) Expert Witness | OregonView profile

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Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care) Expert Witness | Oregon

This double board certified nurse practitioner has been practicing for over a decade in acute and critical care. A member of many professional nursing societies, including the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, this expert is also a member of the ANCC Board Examination Acute Care Content Expert Panel and a reviewer for the journal of the...

Gary Allen Salzman, MDView profile

ID: 25111

Dr. Gary Allen Salzman, MD

Dr. Gary A. Salzman has 38 years of experience in the fields of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BA in Biology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and his MD from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. After completing both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical...

Pulmonology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Pulmonology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified and triple board certified pulmonologist earned his MD at the University of Minnesota. He completed an internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University Colorado, in addition to fellowship training in pulmonology and critical care at the University of California, San Francisco. This expert has received numerous awards for his academic and clinical work...

Kenneth Aron Schenkman, FAAP, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 51689

Dr. Kenneth Aron Schenkman, FAAP, MD, PhD

Dr. Kenneth A. Schenkman has over 31 years of experience in the field of Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Chemistry from Purdue University, his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine, and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Washington. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Critical Care Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Critical Care Expert Witness | Michigan

This Board Certified Critical Care physician has been practicing medicine for over 15 years, receiving his Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine from the University of Michigan Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and has over 20 publications in the field of Critical Care. He is the former Associate...

Lindell Ken Weaver, FACP, FUHM, MDView profile

ID: 116018

Dr. Lindell Ken Weaver, FACP, FUHM, MD

Dr. Lindell Ken Weaver has 35 years of experience in the field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He earned his BS in Engineering from Arizona State University and his MD from the University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Naval Medical Center - San Diego and a residency in Internal Medicine at LDS Hospital, he went on to complete a...

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | New MexicoView profile

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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | New Mexico

This quadruple board certified doctor completed his postdoctoral fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as well as Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven. He established the University of New Mexico Occupational and Environmental Lung Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is board certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care...

Ronald Gary Pearl, FCCM, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 132268

Dr. Ronald Gary Pearl, FCCM, MD, PhD

Dr. Ronald G. Pearl has 37 years of experience in the fields of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BA in Psychology from Yale University, his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, and a second...

Surgery Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Surgery Expert Witness | Texas

This board certified general surgeon has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. Fellowship trained at one of the nation's top hospitals, this expert is both a General Surgeon, Surgical Intensivist and an Associate Professor of Surgery, making her highly qualified to review the standard of care provided to the plaintiff.

John Paul Kress, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 138455

Dr. John Paul Kress, FCCP, MD

Dr. John P. Kress has 23 years of experience in the field of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Notre Dame and his MD from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his residencies in Internal Medicine Anesthesiology, as well as his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical...

Emergency Surgery  Trauma and Critical Care Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Emergency Surgery Trauma and Critical Care Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified expert is double board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He is Fellowship trained in Surgical Critical Care from one of the nation's top medical schools and holds membership in multiple prestigious medical organizations such as the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the highly regarded American College of Surgeons. He has been widely...

Paul Frederick Currier, MD, MPHView profile

ID: 160803

Dr. Paul Frederick Currier, MD, MPH

Dr. Paul F. Currier has 18 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine with expertise in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Florida, his MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and his MPH in Health Policy and Management from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After completing his two...

General Surgeon Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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General Surgeon Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified General Surgery expert earned his MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He went on to complete internship and residency training in general surgery at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, as well as Surgical Critical Care. This expert is a member of several professional organization including the...

James Dana Leo, FACP, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 267842

Dr. James Dana Leo, FACP, FCCP, MD

Dr. James Leo has 35 years of experience in the field of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MD from the UCSF School of Medicine. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center, he went on to complete two residencies in Emergency Medicine at Ronald Reagan UCLA and...

General and Emergency Surgery Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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General and Emergency Surgery Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified surgeon/intensivist expert received his MD from the University of Crete School of Medicine and MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. He went on to complete an internship and residency at at Creighton University Medical Center, and Fellowshp in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board...

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Critical Care Expert Witness FAQs

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

A critical care expert witness provides specialized knowledge in intensive care medicine, helping courts understand complex medical issues related to patient treatment, standard of care, and outcomes.

What types of cases can a critical care expert witness assist with?

Critical care experts can assist with cases involving ICU management, sepsis, respiratory failure, trauma, post-operative complications, and life-support decisions.

How can a critical care expert witness help in malpractice lawsuits?

They can review medical records, provide insight into whether the standard of care was met, and testify on the potential impact of alleged negligence on patient outcomes.

Are there subspecialties within critical care that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes. Subspecialties include pediatric critical care, surgical critical care, neurocritical care, and cardiac intensive care among others.

Why is it important to have a critical care expert witness in cases involving ventilator management?

Ventilator management is complex and requires specific expertise. An expert can clarify if proper protocols were followed and if any actions contributed to patient harm.

How does Expert Institute select its Critical Care 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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