This board certified surgeon received an MD from Ovidius University School of Medicine in Romania. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Hernia Society and Association for Academic Surgery. His practice focuses on bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery including hernia repair, and...
This highly qualified General and Colorectal Surgery expert is board certified. He has been selected by his peers and experts as a Castle Conolly local Top Doctor in his specialty and included in US News Top Doctors list. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of several highly regarded professional societies including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons....
This highly qualified, board certified expert earned his Bachelor's and medical degree from Tufts University. This was followed by an internship and residency in general surgery at the Philadelphia General Hospital. Right after he completed his formal medical education, this expert served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Jackson. This expert is a member of numerous medical...
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine and his PhD from the University of Bonn. After completing his residency at the University of Texas Health Center this expert went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in MIS/Bariatric at Carolinas Medical Center. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies...
This expert gained his MD from the University of Virginia and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Duke University. He completed an additional fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Duke University. This expert is board certified in general surgery and is currently an assistant professor of surgery at a top tier University. He is also the division chief...
Published on - November 17, 2020
Over the past several years, medical device manufacturers have been facing a growing number of lawsuits stemming from hernia mesh products—surgical...Read more
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Published on - November 10, 2014
In 2008, plaintiff from Missouri underwent an anterior repair of the cystocele using defendant’s mesh support system. Immediately after surgery to...Read more
Published on - October 14, 2014
In this case, a transvaginal mesh expert (urogynecologist) opines on physical injuries allegedly caused by a TVM product implanted into the...Read more
Published on - December 22, 2014
This case takes place in Virginia and involves a plaintiff who suffered from stress urinary incontinence. She received a pelvic mesh implant that was...Read more
Published on - November 15, 2016
This case involves a patient who had inguinal hernia repair using Composix Kugel mesh. The patient is currently disabled and has suffered chronic,...Read more
Published on - May 25, 2017
This case involves a middle-aged female in Virginia who underwent a surgical procedure to repair a recurrent hernia with a Composix synthetic mesh...Read more
What is the role of a hernia repair expert witness in legal cases?
A hernia repair expert witness provides insight on standard medical procedures, potential surgical errors, and patient outcomes related to hernia repair surgeries.
What types of cases can a hernia repair expert witness contribute to?
These experts can contribute to medical malpractice cases, personal injury claims, product liability suits (such as faulty mesh), and workers' compensation claims.
How can a hernia repair expert witness help establish standard of care in a case?
They can provide detailed explanations about accepted medical practices for diagnosing, treating, and managing hernias, helping to establish if the standard of care was met.
Are there subspecialties within the field of hernia repair that an expert witness might focus on?
Yes, some experts may specialize in specific types of hernias like inguinal, femoral or hiatal, or in certain techniques such as laparoscopic or open surgery.
Why is it important to have a hernia repair expert witness who is familiar with mesh products used in surgeries?
Mesh products are commonly used in hernia repairs. An expert familiar with these products can assess if they were used correctly or contributed to post-surgical complications.
How does Expert Institute select its Hernia repair 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.