Laparoscopic Surgery Expert Witnesses

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Laparoscopic surgery expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including general surgery, gynecological surgery, urological surgery, bariatric surgery, and pediatric surgery. Some of the most common laparoscopic surgery expert witness specialties also include robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery, and hernia repair surgery. They can opine on the effects of surgical errors, post-operative complications, standard of care issues, patient consent for surgery, and surgical instrument malfunction.

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Alan Leslie Schuricht, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 8921

Dr. Alan Leslie Schuricht, FACS, MD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Alan L. Schuricht has 33 years of experience in General Surgery. He earned his BA in Chemistry from Cornell University and his MD from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Formerly, this expert held roles as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Perelman School of...

Surgery  Laparoscopy and Bariatrics Expert WitnessView profile

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Surgery Laparoscopy and Bariatrics Expert Witness

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New Jersey

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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...

Michael Eric Zenilman, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 19120

Dr. Michael Eric Zenilman, FACS, MD

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New York

Dr. Michael E. Zenilman has 32 years of experience in the field of Surgery. He earned his BS from SUNY at Stony Brook and his MD from SUNY Downstate Medical School. He completed an internship, a residency, and a research fellowship in Surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Surgery. Formerly, this expert served as a Professor of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins...

General Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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General Surgery Expert Witness

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Oklahoma

This board certified expert has been in clinical practice for over 10 years and is currently the Vice Chairman of the department of Surgery at his clinical institution. He is also the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program. He completed his residency training at the Tulsa Regional Medical Center (now Oklahoma State University Medical Center) and St. Francis Hospital. He is a...

Keith Milton Monson, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 21192

Dr. Keith Milton Monson, FACS, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Keith Monson has 18 years of experience in the field of Surgery. He earned his BS in Biophysics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, his MD from Rush University Medical College, and his MS in Surgery from Michigan State University. He completed a residency in General Surgery and a research fellowship in Surgery at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Today,...

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General Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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General Surgery Expert Witness

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Tennessee

This highly qualified and dual fellowship trained expert earned his BS from Stanford University and his MD from University of Tennessee College of Medicine. After completing his general surgery residency, he went on to train under two fellowships. The first fellowship was in surgical critical care at Stanford and the second was at Vanderbilt in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. As a...

David Robert Finkle, MDView profile

ID: 22196

Dr. David Robert Finkle, MD

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Nebraska

Dr. David R. Finkle has 37 years of experience in the field of Plastic Surgery. He earned his BS in Medicine from the University of Nebraska Omaha and his MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine. After completing both an internship and a residency in General Surgery, he went on to complete another residency in Plastic Surgery, all at Spectrum Health Butterworth...

Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal and foregut surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal and foregut surgery Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly qualified expert is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his MD from Texas Tech School of Medicine. His post-doctoral education continued at the University of Florida at Jacksonville where he developed a passion for Minimally Invasive Surgery. Following residency he entered private practice in Palm Coast,...

Scott Edward Hockenberry, MDView profile

ID: 22258

Dr. Scott Edward Hockenberry, MD

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Ohio

Dr. Scott E. Hockenberry has 27 years of experience in the field of General Surgery with expertise in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He earned his BS from Kent State University and his MD from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He then completed his residency in General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Today, this expert is board-certified in Surgery. Formerly, this expert held roles as a...

Urology Expert WitnessView profile

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Urology Expert Witness

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Illinois

This highly qualified board certified expert earned a BA cum laude from Hamline University and DO from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Madigan Army Medical Center and University of California- San Francisco, respectively. He is a member of several surgical societies and committees dedicated to the improvement of patient...

Harold P. Brem, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 31747

Dr. Harold P. Brem, FACS, MD

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New Jersey

Dr. Harold Brem has over 24 years of experience in the field of Surgery. He earned his BS in General Sciences from Brandeis University and his MD from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing his two residencies in Surgery at Ohio State University Hospital, he went on to complete three fellowships in Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital and the State University...

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General and Bariatric Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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General and Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness

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Illinois

This expert is a highly qualified expert and is a board certified General Surgeon. He received his BA in Literatures in English from Brown University and his MD from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University before completing his fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal...

David Nigel Armstrong, FACS, FASCRS, FRCS, MDView profile

ID: 37945

Dr. David Nigel Armstrong, FACS, FASCRS, FRCS, MD

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Georgia

Dr. David N. Armstrong has over 30 years of experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery. He earned his BS in Pathology from the University of Manchester and his MD from the University of Manchester School of Medical Sciences. He completed a Residency in General Surgery from Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and then a Research Fellowship in Surgery at State University of New York Upstate Medical...

Urology, Urologic Oncology, and Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Urology, Urologic Oncology, and Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery Expert Witness

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California

This expert is a urological oncology physician. He earned his MBBS at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and his MPH at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He completed his internship in surgery and his residency in urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas before also completing a post-doctoral urology fellowship at the same...

William Joseph Harb, FACS, FASCRS, MDView profile

ID: 38786

Dr. William Joseph Harb, FACS, FASCRS, MD

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Tennessee

Dr. William J. Harb has 17 years of experience in the field of Colorectal Surgery. He earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Tennessee and his MD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center School of Medicine. After completing his residency in General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Head and Neck...

Matthew Mark Schultzel, DOView profile

ID: 46068

Dr. Matthew Mark Schultzel, DO

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California

Dr. Matthew M. Schultzel has over 7 years of experience in the fields of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He earned his BA in Psychology and his BS in Biology from the University of California San Diego. He also earned his DO from the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. After residency in General Surgery at the University of California San Diego and at Palisades Medical Center. He also...

Alan Bruce Loren, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 56115

Dr. Alan Bruce Loren, MD, PhD

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Illinois

Dr. Alan B. Loren has 36 years of experience in the field of Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his MD from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He also earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago and completed his residency in General Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in...

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Stephen John Ferzoco, MDView profile

ID: 57853

Dr. Stephen John Ferzoco, MD

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Massachusetts

Dr. Stephen J. Ferzoco has 25 years of experience in the field of General Surgery. He did his BS from Tufts University and his MD from Yale School of Medicine. After completing his residency in General Surgery from Brigham and Women's Hospital, he went on completing his research fellowship in Cardiac Surgery from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in...

Malcolm Zachary Roth, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 62496

Dr. Malcolm Zachary Roth, FACS, MD

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New York

Dr. Malcolm Z. Roth has 34 years of experience in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He earned his BA in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from New York Medical College. After completing his residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, he went on to...

John Anthony McKeating, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 64203

Dr. John Anthony McKeating, FACS, MD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. John A. McKeating has 32 years of experience in the field of Surgery. He earned his BA from Washington and Jefferson College and his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Surgery at UPMC Mercy, he went on to complete a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Today, this expert is board certified in...

Laparoscopic Surgery Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a laparoscopic surgery expert witness?

A laparoscopic surgery expert witness provides insight and testimony in legal cases involving minimally invasive surgical procedures. They can clarify complex medical issues, standard of care, and causation.

In what types of cases might I need a laparoscopic surgery expert witness?

Cases involving surgical errors, complications from laparoscopic procedures, informed consent issues, or disputes about the standard of care often require a laparoscopic surgery expert witness.

What subspecialties exist within the field of laparoscopic surgery for expert witnesses?

Subspecialties include gynecologic laparoscopy, urologic laparoscopy, bariatric surgery, and general surgical laparoscopy. Each has unique standards and potential complications.

How can a laparoscopic surgery expert witness help in a case involving surgical complications?

An expert can review medical records to determine if proper procedure was followed, assess whether complications were avoidable, and testify on the impact of these complications.

Why is it important to have an expert witness who specializes in laparoscopic surgery rather than general surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery involves specific techniques and equipment not used in traditional surgery. An expert in this field will have specialized knowledge that could be crucial to your case.

How does Expert Institute select its Laparoscopic Surgery 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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