Foot and Ankle Expert Witnesses

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Foot and ankle expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including orthopedic surgery, podiatry, sports medicine, physical therapy, and occupational medicine. Some of the most common foot and ankle expert witness specialties also include trauma surgery, pediatric orthopedics, rheumatology, and biomechanics. They can opine on the effects of surgical errors, slip-and-fall injuries, sports-related injuries, workplace accidents, and improper footwear.

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Peter Andrew Bellezza, DPM, FACFAS, MSView profile

ID: 17623

Dr. Peter Andrew Bellezza, DPM, FACFAS, MS

Dr. Peter A. Bellezza has 6 years of experience in the field of Podiatry with expertise in Foot & Ankle Surgery. He earned his BS in Exercise and Sports Science from Elon University, his MS in Biomedical Science from Drexel University College of Medicine, and his DPM in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine...

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | Texas

This highly qualified Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed a residency in General Orthopedics at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and subsequent Fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery. This expert is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of both...

Keith Alan Heier, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 33786

Dr. Keith Alan Heier, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Keith A. Heier has 23 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the University of Florida College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Florida Orthopaedic...

Foot and Ankle Surgery/Podiatry Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Foot and Ankle Surgery/Podiatry Expert Witness | California

This double board certified expert has been practicing for nearly 20 years. Fellowship trained in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Peripheral Nerve Surgery, he has been awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is a Medical Consultant for the ATP Professional Men's Tennis Tour. He is extensively published and is Editor Emeritus of the...

John Randolph Clements, DPMView profile

ID: 373270

Dr. John Randolph Clements, DPM

Dr. John Randolph Clements has 15 years of experience in the field of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Podiatric Medicine. He earned his BA in Economics from Hampden Sydney College and his DPM from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He completed his residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at John Peter Smith Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Podiatric Medicine by the...

Orthopedic Surgery  Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | North Carolina

This highly qualified expert is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has been practicing for 7+ years. He completed his internship and residency trainings in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also concluded a fellowship focusing on foot and ankle surgery. He is the founder and president of the Research Triangle Park Orthopedic Society and a fellow at the American...

Steven Michael Shannon, DPM, FACFASView profile

ID: 565284

Dr. Steven Michael Shannon, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Steven M. Shannon has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of Podiatric Surgery. He earned his BS in Biology from Villanova University and his DPM from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency in Podiatric Surgery at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by...

Podiatry Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Podiatry Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified Podiatrist is board certified in Foot Surgery. He completed two residencies in both medical and surgical Podiatry. he completed intensive training in in peripheral nerve surgery. He is member of several professional organizations including the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. This expert has published numerous...

Anish Raj Kadakia, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 688141

Dr. Anish Raj Kadakia, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Anish R. Kadakia has 16 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BA in Physiology from Northwestern University and his MD from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at McGaw Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Mercy Medical Center. Today, this...

Podiatric Surgery Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Podiatric Surgery Expert Witness | Texas

This expert is board certified in surgery of the foot and ankle. He specializes in the foot and ankle with soft tissue up to the tibial tuberosity, and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has also assumed high ranking clinical positions in major healthcare centers in Texas.

Tuvi Mendel, MDView profile

ID: 889618

Dr. Tuvi Mendel, MD

Dr. Tuvi Mendel has 27 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery with expertise in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine. He earned his BA in Zoology from Louisiana State University and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. After completing his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospital, he...

Podiatry Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Podiatry Expert Witness | Michigan

This qualified expert has 30 years of experience as a podiatrist. He received a B.S. from Michigan State University and a D.P.M., from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He also finished a Medical-Surgical Residency at Detroit Central Hospital and is board certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. A Fellow of the International College of Podiatric...

Brian Kibeum Hong, DPM, FACFASView profile

ID: 1188635

Dr. Brian Kibeum Hong, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Brian K. Hong has 8 years of experience in the field of Podiatric Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Illinois Chicago and his MD from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. After completing his residency in Podiatric Surgery at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Today, this expert...

Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | NevadaView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | Nevada

This qualified expert earned his BS and MS at the University of Southern California and his MD at the Georgetown School of Medicine; he completed a general surgery internship at the University of California at Los Angeles, an orthopedic surgery residency at the Tulane University School of Medicine, and a foot & ankle surgery fellowship at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic. This expert's expertise is...

David John Pochatko, MDView profile

ID: 1210414

Dr. David John Pochatko, MD

Dr. David John Pochatko has 28 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS from Canisius College and his MD from Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri Health Care, he went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Emory University...

Michael Tyler Krosin, FAAOS, MD, QMEView profile

ID: 1518739

Dr. Michael Tyler Krosin, FAAOS, MD, QME

Dr. Michael T. Krosin has 14 years of experience in the fields of Orthopaedic Surgery with expertise in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma. He earned his BA in Philosophy from Princeton University and his MD from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Mary’s Medical Center, he went on to complete a...

WeiChin Chen, MDView profile

ID: 1757724

Dr. WeiChin Chen, MD

Dr. WeiChin Chen has 10 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Health Sciences and Zoology from the University of Florida and his MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Formerly, this expert...

Kendall Shannon Wagner, MD, MSView profile

ID: 2202239

Dr. Kendall Shannon Wagner, MD, MS

Dr. Kendall S. Wagner has over 39 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BA in Zoology from the University of California Santa Barbara, his MS in Physiology from the University of Southern California, and his MD from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at LAC+USC Medical Center,...

Stuart Levine, MDView profile

ID: 16958

Dr. Stuart Levine, MD

This highly qualified expert earned his BA from Amherst College and his MD from New York University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in orthopedic surgery, this expert went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery at The Union Memorial Hospital. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American...

Mark J Mendeszoon, DPMView profile

ID: 25817

Dr. Mark J Mendeszoon, DPM

This expert has over 20 years of experience in the field of podiatry. He received his BA from Miami University, his MS from State University of New York at Stony Brook, and earned his MD from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. This expert is board certified in both podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery, and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He previously...

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Foot and Ankle Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a foot and ankle expert witness in legal proceedings?

A foot and ankle expert witness provides specialized knowledge in cases involving injuries, surgeries, or conditions related to the foot and ankle. They can clarify medical facts, explain treatment protocols, and assess standard of care issues.

What types of cases might require a foot and ankle expert witness?

Cases that may require a foot and ankle expert include personal injury claims, medical malpractice suits, workers' compensation disputes, or any case where foot and ankle health is a factor.

Are there subspecialties within the field of foot and ankle expertise?

Yes, there are several subspecialties including podiatry, orthopedic surgery with a focus on the foot and ankle, sports medicine, diabetic foot care, and pediatric foot care.

How can a foot and ankle expert witness assist in a case involving surgical complications?

An expert can review medical records, evaluate whether the surgeon met the standard of care, provide insight into potential causes of complications, and testify on these matters in court.

Why would I need an expert witness specializing in sports-related foot and ankle injuries?

Such an expert can offer insights into sport-specific risks, injury prevention strategies, appropriate treatments for athletes' injuries, rehabilitation protocols, and return-to-play criteria.

How does Expert Institute select its Foot and Ankle 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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