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...
Dr. David T. Durack has over 49 years of experience in the field of Infectious Disease with additional expertise in the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry. He earned his MBBS from the University of Western Australia School of Medicine and his Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine from the University of Oxford. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Infectious Diseases...
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 expert has over 20 years of experience in mechanical engineering, focusing on cryobiology. He earned his BS from the University of Madras, and his MS and PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Minnesota, respectively. He has developed multiple courses related to biological thermodynamics and developed the bio-manufacturing and design lab...
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 highly-qualified expert in cardiology received his MD from the University of Toronto. He then went on to complete an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital. This expert also completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston and another in cardiac electrophysiology at Tufts Medical Center. He is also a member...
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 expert has over 30 years of experience in mechanical engineering, with a focus on developing new techniques, protocols, and instruments for long-term cryopreservation of human tissues. He is widely considered a world leader in cryobiomedical engineering with applications in cryopreservation, regenerative medicine, gene and cell therapy, bio-instruments, artificial organs, and organ...
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 qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in the medical device services and supply industry. He earned his bachelor's of science in electrical and clinical engineering from Northeastern University. He then went on to work in the clinical engineering department as a supervisor at Tufts New England Medical Center, where he oversaw the clinical department's equipment needs. He...
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 specializes in pacemaker devices and has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He earned his BSN from Wichita State University and his MHA from the University of Kansas. He is a Licensed Registered Nurse and is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist. He has formerly served as a Staff Nurse at Olathe Medical Center, as Cardiovascular Data Manager at Shawnee Mission Medical...
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...
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This case involves a patent infringement involving several varieties of medical devices. Senior management officials at the...Read more
Published on - March 20, 2018
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Published on - April 24, 2018
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Published on - April 17, 2018
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Published on - October 2, 2018
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What is a medical device expert witness?
A medical device expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of medical devices. They provide testimony or consultation in legal cases involving these devices.
What types of cases can a medical device expert witness handle?
Medical device experts can handle cases involving product liability, patent infringement, regulatory compliance, failure analysis, and personal injury related to medical devices.
Are there subspecialties within the field of medical device expert witnesses?
Yes, some experts specialize in specific types of devices such as orthopedic implants, cardiovascular devices, diagnostic equipment, or surgical instruments.
How can a medical device expert witness assist in a product liability case?
They can analyze the design, manufacturing process, and usage instructions of the device to determine if any negligence occurred that could have led to harm or injury.
Why might I need an expert witness who specializes in FDA regulations for medical devices?
An expert in FDA regulations can provide insight into whether a device was compliant with all necessary rules and guidelines at the time of an incident.
How does Expert Institute select its Medical Devices 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.