Obesity Expert Witnesses

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Obesity expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including endocrinology, nutrition, bariatric surgery, internal medicine, and physical therapy. Some of the most common specialties among obesity expert witnesses also include diabetes management, cardiovascular disease related to obesity, metabolic disorders, weight loss management, and childhood obesity. They can opine on the effects of diet and exercise, genetic factors influencing obesity, societal impacts of obesity, complications from bariatric surgery, and the role of obesity in chronic diseases.

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Garry Stuart Tobin, MDView profile

ID: 140957

Dr. Garry Stuart Tobin, MD

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Missouri

Dr. Garry S. Tobin has 32 years of experience in the field of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He earned his BS from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism, all at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital....

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Expert WitnessView profile

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Biostatistics and Epidemiology Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This highly qualified Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology completed a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology and is fellowship trained in Preventive Cardiology. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Society for Epidemiologic Research, the American Diabetes Association and the UMass NIH funded Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center. He is highly active...

Robert A Lindsay, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 325594

Dr. Robert A Lindsay, MD, PhD

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New York

Dr. Robert Lindsay has many years of experience in the field of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He earned his MD from the University of Glasgow School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. After completing his residency at Western Infirmary, he went on to complete a fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Glasgow. Formerly, this expert held roles as a Professor of Clinical Medicine...

Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology Expert WitnessView profile

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Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology Expert Witness

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Pennsylvania

This double board certified expert has been practicing for nearly 30 years. He completed his Pediatrics residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the nation's leading children's hospitals, where he also competed multiple fellowships in Endocrinology/Diabetes. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles. He serves as a...

Louis P. Bonavita Jr, FAAFP, MDView profile

ID: 1169526

Dr. Louis P. Bonavita Jr, FAAFP, MD

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New York

Dr. Louis P. Bonavita Jr. has 32 years of experience in the field of Family Medicine. He earned his BS from Saint Bonaventure University and his MD from SUNY Upstate Health Sciences University. He completed a residency in Family Practice at Saint Vincent Hospital and today, this expert is board certified in Family Medicine through the American Board of Family Medicine. Formerly, this expert...

Nephrologist Expert WitnessView profile

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Nephrologist Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This qualified expert has more than 25 years of full time experience as a nephrologist practicing both in the private practice and academic settings, specializing in the care of complex patients with multi-system diseases such as obesity, diabetes mellitus and heart disease as described in this case. He is also extensively published in his field, and has held both high ranking clinical and...

Allan D Pont, MDView profile

ID: 1737571

Dr. Allan D Pont, MD

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California

Dr. Allan D. Pont has 46 years of experience in the fields of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He earned his BS from McGill University and his MD from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Royal Victoria Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Today, this...

Ophthalmology and Diabetes Expert WitnessView profile

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Ophthalmology and Diabetes Expert Witness

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Illinois

This board certified ophthalmologist has been practicing medicine for over 10 years, holding top positions at an elite medical university. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists, with over 50 articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He is the former Chief of Vitreoretinal Services at Weiss Memorial Hospitals and is currently an...

William Green Cushard Jr., FACE, FACP, MDView profile

ID: 2010686

Dr. William Green Cushard Jr., FACE, FACP, MD

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California

Dr. William G. Cushard Jr has 55 years of experience in the fields of Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine. He earned his BA from the University of Maryland, College Park and his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Medicine at Charity Hospital and a residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania before going on...

Endocrinology Expert WitnessView profile

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Endocrinology Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified expert of Endocrinology obtained his BA from Columbia, graduating summa cum laude, and his MD magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School. He completed his Internship and Residency in Medicine at Boston City Hospital (affiliated with Harvard) and his Fellowship in Endocrinology at the prestigious NIH. He went on to do additional training in Metabolism at the Washington...

John Stephen Daniels, FACP, MDView profile

ID: 2197577

Dr. John Stephen Daniels, FACP, MD

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Missouri

Dr. John S. Daniels has 41 years of experience in the fields of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Internal Medicine. He earned his BA from Washington University in Saint Louis, his MS in Anatomy from the University of Arkansas, and his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and a...

Endocrinology and Diabetes Expert WitnessView profile

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Endocrinology and Diabetes Expert Witness

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New York

This qualified expert is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and specializes in diabetes. She received her BA from the University of Rochester before earning her MD from Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland. She completed an internal medicine residency at Jacobi Medical Center before completing an endocrinology fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is involved...

Sherwyn Leon Schwartz, MDView profile

ID: 2250745

Dr. Sherwyn Leon Schwartz, MD

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Texas

Dr. Sherwyn L. Schwartz has 47 years of experience in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Chicago and his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. After completing both an internship and a residency in Internal Medicine at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert WitnessView profile

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Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Witness

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New York

This highly-qualified expert has 13 years of experience as a diabetes specialist. He completed his medical training in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States, earning his MBChB from the University of Edinburgh, his MRCP and FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians of London, his PGCE from the University of Brighton. He subsequently completed an general surgery and internal...

Steven LevineView profile

ID: 32645

Dr. Steven Levine

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Louisiana

This board certified expert has over forty years of experience in the field of endocrinology and metabolism. He received his BA at the University of Rochester and his MD at New York University. He then completed his internship and residency at the North Carolina Memorial and his fellowship in endocrinology at the University of North Carolina. This expert is a member of several professional...

Diabetes Pharmacy Expert WitnessView profile

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Diabetes Pharmacy Expert Witness

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California

This highly qualified expert earned her BS in psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles and then went on to earn her PharmD at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed an internship at Kaiser Permanente Outpatient Pharmacy and her residency at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center. She is certified in basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life...

Harvey Jon Kliman, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 125218

Dr. Harvey Jon Kliman, MD, PhD

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Connecticut

Dr. Harvey J. Kliman has 37 years of experience in the fields of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pathology. He earned his BS in Biology from Syracuse University, his Ph.D. in Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Chicago, and his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he went...

Endocrinology Expert WitnessView profile

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Endocrinology Expert Witness

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Maryland

This expert has 30 years of experience in endocrinology and is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. He received his BS from the University of Maryland and his MD from the University of Virginia. He went on to complete an internship in internal medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital, a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital, and a fellowship in...

Deanna Rose Brasile, DO, FACOGView profile

ID: 1948303

Dr. Deanna Rose Brasile, DO, FACOG

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Deanna R. Brasile has 18 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She earned her BS in Psychology from Duke University and her DO from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing an internship in Rotating Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Medicine and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooper University Hospital, she went on to...

Obstetrics and Gynecology Expert WitnessView profile

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Expert Witness

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Texas

This fellowship trained and board certified Ob-Gyn is extensively published, has pursued high profiled grant-funded research endeavors, and has given nationally invited lectures in his field. He earned a BS from Harvard and an MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He served as Chief Resident in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine and completed fellowship...

Obesity Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an obesity expert witness in legal proceedings?

An obesity expert witness provides specialized knowledge on obesity, its causes, treatment, and impact on health. They can offer critical insights in cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, or disability claims.

What types of cases might require the expertise of an obesity specialist?

Cases that may require an obesity expert include those related to medical negligence, dietary supplement litigation, fitness industry disputes, insurance claims, and weight loss surgery complications.

How can an obesity expert witness assist in a case involving bariatric surgery complications?

An obesity expert can provide insight into standard care practices during bariatric procedures, identify if negligence occurred, and assess the impact of any surgical complications on the patient's health.

Are there subspecialties within the field of obesity expertise that could be beneficial for my case?

Yes, subspecialties such as pediatric obesity, bariatric surgery, endocrinology, nutrition, and exercise physiology can provide more specific insights depending on your case requirements.

Why is it important to have an obesity expert witness who is up-to-date with current research and treatments?

Obesity science is rapidly evolving. An expert witness who is current with latest research and treatments ensures accurate information is provided and credibility is maintained in court.

How does Expert Institute select its Obesity 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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