This expert has over 15 years of experience in progressive engineering, operations, and project management leadership in the highly regulated automotive, medical device & food manufacturing industries. He was a senior continuous improvement engineer for American Medical Systems, where he managed CAP and various engineering projects to improve system compliance for FDA class III medical devices....
This expert has over 40 years of experience as a mechanical engineer. In addition to contributing to over 200 presentations in 38 countries, he has been extensively published in his field and is an established expert in forensic mechanical engineering. His expertise includes accident investigation and medical device liability. He now serves as a Senior Forensic Consultant for a biomechanics and...
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in medical device regulations. He received his BS in chemical engineering from Lowell Technological Institute and earned his MS in chemical engineering from the University of Iowa. He currently has 5 patents. Over the years, his work has included antimicrobial development and application, hydrophilic coating development and...
This expert received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Physics and is board certified in Radiology. She is a certified Radiation Safety Officer and a member of the American College of Medical Physics and American Nuclear Society.
This expert has over 25 years of experience with medical device and manufacturing quality assurance and engineering. He earned his MSEP in engineering physics and applied physics from Uppsala University and his MSME in mechanical engineering from the University of Houston. He has formerly served as a materials engineering consultant at Law Engineering, a manager of quality engineering at Boston...
This expert has over 15 years of experience in the medical device industry as a quality engineer, quality systems and complaint investigator with emphasis on cardiovascular devices. A Certified Quality Engineer and Biomedical Auditor, his expertise includes managing quality systems, design and development of new product lines, product risk management and complaint investigations. He currently...
This expert earned his BS in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego. He has over 20 years of experience in the medical device design industry, and holds over 40 issued patents. Previously, this expert served as a group manager and senior R&D engineer with Pfizer-Shiley & Mallinckrodt Medical, as vice president of operations at Pulmonx Incorporated, and as vice president at...
This highly qualified expert has almost 30 years of experience as a perfusionist. He received a B.S. in Biology from Nazareth College of Rochester and a M.S. in Education from the State University of New York in Albany. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Perfusion and has been elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion where he previously served as President. He...
This highly qualified expert has both an MA and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He completed 2 fellowships, and he is a member of numerous professional societies including the 'American Biomedical Engineering Society' and the 'American Association for the Advancement of Science'. He is extensively published with numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and...
This highly qualified pathologist and cancer research scientist has more than 45 years in active clinical medical practice delivering patient care and conducting laboratory-based biomedical research. This places him in a unique position to evaluate causation of disease, including occupational exposures. He also has considerable medico-legal experience. Board-certified in the UK, his clinical...
This expert has been working as a mechanical engineer and testifying expert witness for over 30 years. He holds both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a BES from Georgia Tech. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a Member of SAE and ASM....
This highly qualified, board certified expert earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the California state University at Fullerton and then completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. This was followed by an internship at Glendal Chiropractic Clinic. This expert is a member of numerous chiropractic societies, and he was even elected as...
This highly experienced biomedical engineer has directed comprehensive hospital-based biomedical engineering department at the largest medical center in the country, taught at both medical and technical post-secondary institutions, including the Baylor College of Medicine, West Virginia University, and a prominent Mexican university. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical...
This expert joined the Departments of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering at a major TX University in June 2013 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to joining that university, he was a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University. This expert investigates the control mechanisms of human locomotion for the development of...
This highly qualified expert is the current director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Licensing at a major college in Massachusetts. He previously served as assistant director in the Office of Technology Transfer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York and was an assistant professor in Virginia Commonwealth University. He has 10+ years of biomedical science research experience and a...
This decorated expert has a quarter century of electrical engineering experience, earning graduate qualifications at MIT, where his work had important biomedical applications. He is a member of several professional societies such as the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers and Virginia Academy of Science. Active in research, he has won numerous grants and has been published widely....
This expert is a world renowned Biomedical Engineer specializing in prosthetics. He received a BA in mathematics and a BAI in microelectronics and electrical engineering from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, in 1983. After working as a control engineer in England, he moved to the USA and obtained his MS and PhD degrees in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He has...
This expert is highly qualified and board certified. He attended Harvard University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He pursued a Doctorate in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He completed an Internship in Medicine and Surgery at Tufts-Newton Wellesley Hospital and attended a residency program in Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. He is currently serving as a...
This Boston based expert earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University. He began his career in medical device design at Siemens Medical Systems, thereafter serving as the Director of Engineering for Aspect Medical Systems, the developer of the world's first anesthesia monitor, which is now in 90% of operating rooms worldwide, and has served at least 200...
This biomedical and biomechanical expert spent over 15 years as a Professor at Johns Hopkins University and over 20 years as a member of their Applied Physics Laboratory. He has worked in biomedical implant analysis and design, materials biomechanics, and laminated composite analysis and design. He earned a B.S and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as a Ph.D....
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Published on - February 6, 2018
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Published on - April 3, 2018
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What is the role of a medical device expert witness in litigation?
A medical device expert witness provides specialized knowledge about the design, manufacturing, and usage of medical devices. They can testify on issues like product defects, patent infringement, or improper use.
What types of cases might require a medical device expert witness?
Cases involving personal injury due to defective devices, malpractice claims related to incorrect device usage, patent disputes, and regulatory compliance issues often require a medical device expert witness.
How can a medical device expert witness assist in a product liability case?
They can provide insight into whether the device was designed or manufactured properly, if it met industry standards, and if instructions for use were clear and accurate.
Are there subspecialties within the field of medical device expert witnesses?
Yes, experts may specialize in specific types of devices such as orthopedic implants, cardiovascular devices, diagnostic equipment, or prosthetics.
Why is it important to have an expert witness who is familiar with FDA regulations for medical devices?
An expert familiar with FDA regulations can provide crucial testimony on whether a device met regulatory standards and if any violations could have contributed to harm.
How does Expert Institute select its Medical Device 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.