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Dementia expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including geriatric medicine, neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, and nursing home care. Some of the most common specialties among dementia expert witnesses also include Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, and mixed dementia. They can opine on the effects of cognitive decline, memory loss, behavioral changes, caregiver stress, and treatment options.

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Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MDView profile

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Dr. Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MD

Dr. Anasseril E. Daniel has over 49 years of experience in the field of Child and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his MBBS from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram. He completed a residency in Adult Psychiatry and a fellowship in Child Psychiatry from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert served...

Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has been an administrator in every kind of long term senior living community, from independent living through nursing homes. He has actively participated in long term care peer organizations and served on numerous boards and committees in the nursing home/assisted living community field. Formerly, this expert was an administrator at Hampton Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a...

Lloyd Stephen Davis, MDView profile

ID: 384

Dr. Lloyd Stephen Davis, MD

Dr. Lloyd Davis has 38 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, he went on to complete two residencies in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General...

Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly qualified expert has 30 years of experience in the field of geriatric psychiatry. He earned his BS from Muhlenberg College and his MD from Jefferson Medical College. He went on to complete his residency in psychiatry and his fellowship in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry at Johns Hopkins University. He is dual board certified in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry and is an...

Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBSView profile

ID: 8556

Dr. Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBS

Dr. Irfan M. Altafullah has over 35 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He received his BS from St. Francis de Sales College, his MBBS from the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Neurology at Government Medical College Hospital in Nagpur and his Postdoctoral Training at UCLA Brain...

Neurology Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Neurology Expert Witness | Texas

This highly qualified expert is a board certified neurologist with a specialization in Neurocritical Care. He received his Master's degree from Saint Louis University and completed his internship training at both the Patna Medical College Hospital in India and Westlake Hospital. He pursued residency training at the University of Florida and completed fellowship training at Washington University....

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Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPHView profile

ID: 32076

Dr. Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPH

Dr. Harrison G. Pope Jr. has over 44 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA and MPH from Harvard University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. Today, this expert is board-certified in Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical...

Neurology & Vascular Neurology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Neurology & Vascular Neurology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert completed a neurology residency at George Washington University Hospital. She then went on to finish a stroke/neurocritical fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center and at the University of Southern California. She is a member of prestigious professional organizations such as the Neurocritical Care Society and American Academy of Neurology. She is a reviewer...

Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MDView profile

ID: 36366

Dr. Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MD

Dr. Jerry J. Tomasovic has 54 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Neurology. He earned his BS from the University of Chicago and his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at the UCHealth University of Colorado...

Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness | Maryland

This highly qualified expert earned her BA from Yale and her MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her residency in Child Neurology and fellowship in Stroke at John Hopkins as well as a certificate in Science of Clinical Investigation. She is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including; The American Heart Association, The Child...

Steven Ira Dyckman, MDView profile

ID: 48350

Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman, MD

Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman has 21 years of experience in the field of Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University and his Doctor of Medicine from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing his residency in Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child and...

Neurology And Neurosurgery Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Neurology And Neurosurgery Expert Witness | California

As a neurologist with double board certification in General Neurology and Neurocritical Care, this expert has a strong track record of teaching and publication on the subjects of management and intervention in traumatic injury and neurological disease. He was formerly a clinical instructor in the department of Neurosurgery at UCLA Medical Center. He currently is the Director of the Neurocritical...

Charles Horn Kellner, MDView profile

ID: 59995

Dr. Charles Horn Kellner, MD

Dr. Charles H. Kellner has 40 years of experience in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry. He earned his BA in Italian from Cornell University and his MD from Weill Medical College Cornell University. After completing his internship in Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, he went on to complete a residency in Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also completed his Research Fellowship in...

Neurology  Stroke and Neurocritical Care Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Neurology Stroke and Neurocritical Care Expert Witness | New York

This board-certified neurologist received his BS from Brown University and his MD from New York University. He completed a neurology residency at Cornell University and completed a neurocritical care fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University-Cornell University. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts in some of the top academic journals such as Neurology, Stroke,...

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Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MDView profile

ID: 60492

Dr. Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MD

Dr. Jeff A Sugar has 34 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA from the New College of Florida and his MD from the UCSF School of Medicine. After completing both an internship in Psychiatry and Rotating Medicine and a residency in Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at...

Stroke, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Vestibular Neurology Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Stroke, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Vestibular Neurology Expert Witness | Maryland

This qualified expert is known for his efforts in the field of neuro-ophthalmology and vestibular neurology. He earned his MD at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran before completing a residency in neurology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He went on to complete two prestigious fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and vascular...

Douglas Eliot Tucker, DFAPA, FASAM, MDView profile

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Dr. Douglas Eliot Tucker, DFAPA, FASAM, MD

Dr. Douglas E. Tucker has over 34 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry, specializing in Addiction Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his BS in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Michigan and his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his internship in Psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, and his residency...

Nursing and Neuroscience Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Nursing and Neuroscience Expert Witness | Massachusetts

For nearly a decade, this expert was a nurse practitioner on the neurology team, a neurology clinical specialist and the Stroke Program Coordinator at two mid-sized regional hospitals. As the Stroke Program Coordinator, she was responsible for assuring that all clinical quality measures were addressed and achieved, as based on DPH, American Stroke Association, and JCAHO guidelines.

Jeffrey Lee Metzner, FAPA, MDView profile

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Dr. Jeffrey Lee Metzner, FAPA, MD

Dr. Jeffrey L. Metzner has 44 years of experience in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his BS in Zoology from the University of Maryland, College Park and his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed both an internship and a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and...

Neurology Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Neurology Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This expert is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at an Ivy League medical school. He is Clinical Director of one of the largest and best known MS centers in the world. He is neurology clerkship director at a top tier hospital. In this role he supervises the education of Harvard medical students. He currently serves as chair of a Professors of Neurology education subcommittee and sits on the...

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Dementia Expert Witness FAQs

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

A dementia expert witness provides specialized knowledge about the disease, its diagnosis, treatment, and impact on patients' lives. They can offer crucial insights in cases involving medical malpractice, elder abuse, or disability claims.

What types of cases might require a dementia expert witness?

Cases that may require a dementia expert witness include medical malpractice suits, personal injury claims, elder abuse cases, wrongful death suits, and disputes over power of attorney.

How can a dementia expert witness assist in a medical malpractice case?

In a medical malpractice case, a dementia expert can testify on whether the standard of care was met in diagnosing or treating the patient's condition, potentially influencing the case outcome.

Are there subspecialties within the field of dementia expertise?

Yes, there are several subspecialties including Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal disorders. Each requires unique expertise.

Why is it important to have an expert witness who specializes in dementia for elder abuse cases?

An expert in dementia can provide insight into the victim's mental state and capacity to consent or resist abuse. This can be pivotal in establishing guilt or innocence.

How does Expert Institute select its Dementia 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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