Operating Room Expert Witnesses

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Operating room expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including surgical procedures, anesthesia administration, perioperative nursing, patient safety, and medical equipment usage. Some of the most common specialties among operating room expert witnesses also include infection control, post-operative care, surgical complications, operating room standards of care, and surgical instrument sterilization. They can opine on the effects of improper surgical techniques, anesthesia errors, lack of informed consent, post-surgical infections, and patient injuries due to equipment malfunction.

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Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal and foregut surgery Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal and foregut surgery Expert Witness | 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,...

Urology Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Urology Expert Witness | 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...

General and Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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General and Bariatric Surgery Expert Witness | 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...

Urology, Urologic Oncology, and Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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

Surgical Technology and OR Operations Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Surgical Technology and OR Operations Expert Witness | Texas

This certified surgical technologist has over 20 years of experience in his field, and has served at several positions at civilian and government hospitals through out the greater San Antonio area. Working in the various positions he has held has led to him acquiring a great deal of valuable experience.

Nursing Expert Witness | OklahomaView profile

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Nursing Expert Witness | Oklahoma

This certified operating room nurse currently practices at an orthopedics-focused institution, and has served in operating room nursing positions across the nation for more than 20 years. His clinical focus on orthopedics in the OR setting make him qualified to perform this review.

Nursing Management & Operating Room Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Nursing Management & Operating Room Expert Witness | New York

This qualified nursing expert has been working in the OR for over 35 years with the last 23 spent as a Nurse Manager. Her hospital is an award winning 806-bed teaching hospital that delivers advanced care. She is intimately familiar with the standard of care regarding surgical counts. She is a Certified Nurse in the O.R.

Nursing  Operating Room  Orthopedics Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Nursing Operating Room Orthopedics Expert Witness | Georgia

This highly qualified nursing expert has extensive professional experience. She earned her BS in nursing from Lenoir-Rhyne College. In 2007, she was awarded "Travel Nurse of the Year." Previously, she has served as a staff nurse at Frye Regional Medical Center, and as a travel nurse at Holy Cross Hospital, Newman West, Redmond Regional Hospital, Emory University Hospital, North Fulton Regional...

PACU and Operating Room Nursing Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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PACU and Operating Room Nursing Expert Witness | Texas

This expert has over 45 years of experience in nursing, focusing on surgical nursing and post-surgery recovery. She earned her BS in nursing at Pan American University, her MS in public health nursing at the University of Texas Brownsville, and her EdD with a focus in health science education at the University of Houston. She has held numerous positions in various facilities across Texas with a...

Operating Room Nursing Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Operating Room Nursing Expert Witness | Texas

This highly-qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in operating room nursing. She received her BSN in registered nursing from Texas Woman's University before earning her MSN in nursing education from Aspen University. She is a certified operating room nurse and formerly served as a guest lecturer in operating room nursing at the University of Houston Victoria. For nearly 30 years, this...

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Operating Room Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an Operating Room expert witness?

An Operating Room expert witness provides insight and testimony based on their expertise in surgical procedures, patient safety, operating room protocols, and medical equipment.

In what types of cases can an Operating Room expert witness be beneficial?

These experts are crucial in medical malpractice cases, product liability suits involving surgical devices, personal injury cases, and any litigation involving surgical procedures.

What subspecialties might an Operating Room expert witness have?

Subspecialties can include specific surgical fields like orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, or cardiovascular surgery. They may also specialize in anesthesia or perioperative nursing.

How can an Operating Room expert witness help in a case involving surgical errors?

They can review medical records, evaluate standard of care issues, identify deviations from accepted practices, and provide credible testimony about potential surgical errors.

Why is it important to hire an Operating Room expert witness with current clinical experience?

An expert with current clinical experience will have up-to-date knowledge of best practices and standards in the operating room, enhancing their credibility and relevance.

How does Expert Institute select its Operating Room 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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