Geriatrics Expert Witnesses

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Geriatrics expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including elder care, geriatric psychiatry, geriatric medicine, nursing home administration, and palliative care. Some of the most common specialties among geriatrics expert witnesses also include dementia care, elder abuse, long-term care, falls in the elderly, and medication management in older adults. They can opine on the effects of elder neglect, improper medication dosage, standards of care in nursing homes, mental capacity issues, and end-of-life decision-making.

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Larry Arthur Severidt, MDView profile

ID: 25334

Dr. Larry Arthur Severidt, MD

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Iowa

Dr. Larry A. Severidt has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Family Medicine and Primary Care. He earned his BS from Iowa State University and his MD from the University of Iowa. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport. Today, this expert is board certified in Family Medicine. Formerly, he served as the Section Chief of the Walk-In Clinic and...

Internal Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Internal Medicine Expert Witness

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New York

This qualified expert is board certified and actively practices as a hospital administrator at among the finest medical institutions in the country, specializing in geriatric hip fractures. He is also extensively published and pursues research in the field of geriatrics, making him highly capable of reviewing the case at hand.

Steven Derad Kamajian, CMD, DO, FACOFPView profile

ID: 27600

Dr. Steven Derad Kamajian, CMD, DO, FACOFP

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California

Dr. Steven D. Kamajian has 42 years of experience in Family Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from Saint Joseph's University and his DO from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a rotating internship at Botsford Hospital, Farmington and a residency in Family Practice at Metropolitan Hospital. Today, this expert is a certified Medical Director through the American...

Adult  Geriatric Nursing and Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Adult Geriatric Nursing and Medicine Expert Witness

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Georgia

30 years of employment in a community hospital advancing to the executive level as the organizations Chief Nursing Officer. Lead the organization to successful state and JCAHO surveys, knowledge of patient care and medical staff standards. Authored organizational policies and procedures in accordance with best practices. Oversight of 500 FTEs to include nursing and allied support staff for...

Charles Horn Kellner, MDView profile

ID: 59995

Dr. Charles Horn Kellner, MD

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South Carolina

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...

Psychology and Life Care Planning Expert WitnessView profile

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Psychology and Life Care Planning Expert Witness

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Virginia

Over 30 years experience. Has served on multiple medical school faculties, worked on-staff, in administrative roles and as a consultant to numerous programs and facilities. Current interests include life care planning, rehabilitation for neurological, psychiatric, medical and intellectual impairments; complex cases; behavior analysis; outcomes research; staff training; and program development. ...

Michael Ethan Stern, MDView profile

ID: 105012

Dr. Michael Ethan Stern, MD

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New York

Dr. Michael E. Stern has 17 years of experience in the field of Emergency Medicine. He earned his BA in Studio Art and Art History from Brown University and his MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. After completing a residency in Emergency Medicine at Bellevue Hospital Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Today,...

Psychiatry Expert WitnessView profile

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Psychiatry Expert Witness

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Georgia

This highly qualified and quadruple board certified Psychiatry expert received his medical education at the prestigious Duke University. he completed a Fellowship in Advanced Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) at Duke University Medical Center. He is Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He holds numerous memberships in professional...

Bruce Eliot Hirsch, AAHIVM, FACP, MDView profile

ID: 575407

Dr. Bruce Eliot Hirsch, AAHIVM, FACP, MD

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New York

Dr. Bruce E. Hirsch has 29 years of experience in the field of Infectious Disease. He earned his BA from Wesleyan University and his MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. After completing both an internship and a residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital, he went on to complete a research fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He also completed...

Geriatric Medicine and Nursing Home Care Expert WitnessView profile

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Geriatric Medicine and Nursing Home Care Expert Witness

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California

This expert is an extremely well-qualified internist with additional experience and interest in geriatrics, palliative medicine, and hospice care. She has published more 28 peer-reviewed primary publications, review articles, invited articles, abstracts and book chapters. This expert has also traveled, giving numerous presentations on geriatrics, palliative medicine and hospice care. She...

Robert Justin Schreiber, MDView profile

ID: 720158

Dr. Robert Justin Schreiber, MD

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Massachusetts

Dr. Robert J. Schreiber has 37 years of experience in the fields of Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He earned his BA in Biology and Psychology from Dartmouth College and his MD from the Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Danbury Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a...

Geriatric Psychiatry Expert WitnessView profile

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Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness

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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...

Charles R Cervantes Jr, CMD, FACP, MDView profile

ID: 1065278

Dr. Charles R Cervantes Jr, CMD, FACP, MD

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Texas

Dr. Charles Cervantes, Jr. has 40 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He earned his BA in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and his MD from the Baylor College of Medicine. He completed both an internship and a residency in Internal Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine and today, this expert is board-certified in Geriatric...

Psychiatry Expert WitnessView profile

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Psychiatry Expert Witness

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Rhode Island

This supremely qualified psychiatrist has remained in active practice for over 30 years. He has been appointed to professorships in psychiatry at among the nation's top ten medical institutions, and has held high ranking clinical administrative positions at medical universities and hospitals throughout the country. He has also published an extensive body of literature on his field, and has given...

Joseph Louis Micca, MDView profile

ID: 1200629

Dr. Joseph Louis Micca, MD

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Georgia

Dr. Joseph L. Micca has 29 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine with expertise in Geriatric Medicine. He earned his BS in Microbiology from Cornell University and his MD from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Internal Medicine. Formerly, this expert...

Gerontology Expert WitnessView profile

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Gerontology Expert Witness

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Pennsylvania

This Doctor of Health Policy and Administration is fellowship trained in Gerontology & Health Care Research. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed articles and has delivered over 200 presentations across the country. A recipient of the American College of Health Care Administrators Public Service Award as well as The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Distinguished Scholar Award, this...

Kevin Michael Duff, ABPP-CN, PhDView profile

ID: 1488478

Dr. Kevin Michael Duff, ABPP-CN, PhD

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Oregon

Dr. Kevin M. Duff has 19 years of experience in Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. He earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, his MA in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany. He completed his internship in Neuropsychology at the Tucson VA Medical Center...

Primary Care & Internal Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Primary Care & Internal Medicine Expert Witness

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California

This board certified expert has been practicing for over 15 years. She received a Masters Degree in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health prior to earning a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, and she completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego. Awarded the...

Edward Gerald Zurad, FAAFP, MACOEM, MDView profile

ID: 1822086

Dr. Edward Gerald Zurad, FAAFP, MACOEM, MD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Edward G. Zurad has 38 years of experience in the fields of Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology and Chemistry from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. After completing an internship in Family Medicine, he went on to complete a residency in Family Medicine, both at...

Fall Risk Management Expert WitnessView profile

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Fall Risk Management Expert Witness

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This highly qualified and board certified expert is a practicing physical therapist with 37 years of clinical experience. Her private practice centers around treatment for geriatric clients, including specialized intervention programs for fall prevention. This expert has a BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, Masters of Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University, and...

Geriatrics Expert Witness FAQs

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

A geriatric expert witness provides specialized knowledge on aging and elderly care, often assisting in cases involving elder abuse, medical malpractice, wrongful death, or long-term care disputes.

What types of cases can a geriatrics expert witness handle?

Geriatrics experts can handle a variety of cases including nursing home negligence, medication errors, elder abuse, falls and fractures, dementia-related issues, and end-of-life decisions.

How can a geriatric expert witness contribute to a case involving elder abuse?

They can provide insight into standard care practices for the elderly, identify signs of abuse or neglect, and testify on the impact of such actions on an elderly person's health.

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

Yes. Subspecialties may include geriatric psychiatry (mental health), geriatric pharmacology (medication), and gerontological nursing (elderly care).

Why is it important to have a geriatric expert witness in cases involving dementia patients?

A geriatric expert can provide crucial insights into the complexities of dementia, its progression, appropriate care standards, and potential impacts of alleged negligence or mistreatment.

How does Expert Institute select its Geriatrics 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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