Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witnesses

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Orthopedic surgery expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including sports medicine, joint replacement, spine surgery, hand surgery, and foot and ankle surgery. Some of the most common orthopedic surgery expert witness specialties also include pediatric orthopedics, trauma and fracture care, arthroscopy, and musculoskeletal oncology. They can opine on the effects of surgical errors, post-operative complications, medical malpractice claims related to orthopedic procedures, workplace injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system, and the appropriateness of orthopedic treatment plans.

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Thomas Francis Gleason, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 5934

Dr. Thomas Francis Gleason, FACS, MD

Dr. Thomas F. Gleason has 38 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BA from Dartmouth College and his MD from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. After completing his residency at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, he went on to complete a fellowship in Adult Spinal Problems at Toronto General Hospital. Today, this...

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Expert Witness | Georgia

This qualified orthopedic trauma surgery expert earned his BS in human physiology from Boston University, his MPH with a concentration in family & community health from Harvard University, and his MD from Boston University. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center and a fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology at Grant Medical Center in Ohio. He...

Michael Warren Cluck, FAAOS, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 24730

Dr. Michael Warren Cluck, FAAOS, MD, PhD

Dr. Michael W. Cluck has 17 years of experience in Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery. He earned his BA in Physiology and Cell Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and both his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and his MD from the Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at LAC + USC Medical Center...

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness | New MexicoView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness | New Mexico

This fellowship trained and board certified orthopedic surgeon earned his MD from the University of Maryland, he went on to complete a Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Ohio State University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has served both as a private practitioner and academic clinician in orthopedic surgery. This expert is a member of prestigious societies...

Charla Roland Fischer, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 33271

Dr. Charla Roland Fischer, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Charla R. Fischer has 11 years of experience in Orthopedic Surgery. She earned her BS in Biochemistry from the University of Southern California and her MD from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. After completing her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at NYU...

Trauma & Orthopaedics Expert Witness |View profile

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Trauma & Orthopaedics Expert Witness |

This expert is a University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Manchester. He completed an Orthopaedic Academic Clinical Training programme at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and University College London, where he was a Lecturer from 2010-14. He has completed national (Bristol and...

Christian Foglar, MDView profile

ID: 58898

Dr. Christian Foglar, MD

Dr. Christian Foglar has over 20 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his MD from Universität Basel Medizinische Fakultät. After completing his research fellowship at AO Research Institute Davos, his internship in General Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Baylor College of Medicine. He went on to complete a residency in...

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice Expert Witness | Florida

This highly qualified expert of Physical Therapy earned his BA from the University of Florida and his DPT in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida. He is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist. This expert is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has experience with orthopedic management, exercise prescription, dry needling, early intervention,...

Harry Locks Lockstadt, MDView profile

ID: 85703

Dr. Harry Locks Lockstadt, MD

Dr. Harry L. Lockstadt has 38 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery, specializing in Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Windsor and his MD from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University where he also completed his residency training. He is currently board certified in Orthopedic Surgery through the American Board of Orthopaedic...

Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | NevadaView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery and Foot and Ankle Surgery Expert Witness | Nevada

This qualified expert earned his BS and MS at the University of Southern California and his MD at the Georgetown School of Medicine; he completed a general surgery internship at the University of California at Los Angeles, an orthopedic surgery residency at the Tulane University School of Medicine, and a foot & ankle surgery fellowship at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic. This expert's expertise is...

David Todd Stamer, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 96762

Dr. David Todd Stamer, FAAOS, MD

Dr. David T. Stamer has 29 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Massachusetts and his MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Today, this expert is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Formerly, this expert...

Orthopedic Surgery – Post-Trauma Reconstruction Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery – Post-Trauma Reconstruction Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert has over 45 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon. He earned his BA in psychology from Lafayette College and his MD from New York Medical College. He then went on to complete a medical-surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, and his fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of California, San Diego. He...

Chester John Donnally III, MDView profile

ID: 111658

Dr. Chester John Donnally III, MD

Dr. Chester J. Donnally III has several years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS from Southern Methodist University and his MD from Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Rothman Orthopaedic...

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness | New Jersey

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in orthopedic surgery. He obtained his BA in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University, before receiving his MD from Temple University. He then went on to complete an internship in general surgery at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, a residency in orthopedic surgery at Boston University Medical Center, a fellowship...

Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 141203

Dr. Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MD

Dr. Daniel C. Allison has 14 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biochemistry from Southern Methodist University, his MD from Baylor College of Medicine, and his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Rice University. After completing his internship in Orthopedic and General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

James Carroll Butler, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 145744

Dr. James Carroll Butler, FAAOS, MD

Dr. James C. Butler has 40 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University and his MD from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Rotating Medicine at Charity Hospital and both a residency in Orthopedic Surgery and a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Tulane Medical Center. Today, this expert is...

Chancellor Folsom Gray, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 148485

Dr. Chancellor Folsom Gray, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Chancellor F. Gray has 8 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BA in Philosophy and History from Princeton University and his MD from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. After completing an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to complete a...

Jacob Maciej Buchowski, MDView profile

ID: 148949

Dr. Jacob Maciej Buchowski, MD

Dr. Jacob Maciej Buchowski has 16 years in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS and MS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery from The Johns Hopkins Hospital and his Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery from Barnes-Jewish Hospital. This expert is board...

Robert Jude Banco, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 152825

Dr. Robert Jude Banco, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Robert J. Banco has 33 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BA from Gettysburg College and his MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. After completing an internship in General Surgery and a research fellowship in Anatomy, he went on to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery, all at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He also completed a...

Victor Morales Hayes, MDView profile

ID: 226931

Dr. Victor Morales Hayes, MD

Dr. Victor M. Hayes has 18 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS in Radiation Physics from Manhattan College and his MD from Weill Medical College Cornell University. After completing his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Reconstructive...

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an orthopedic surgery expert witness?

An orthopedic surgery expert witness provides insight into cases involving musculoskeletal injuries, surgical procedures, and standards of care in orthopedics.

In what types of legal cases can an orthopedic surgery expert witness be beneficial?

They are crucial in medical malpractice suits, personal injury cases, workers' compensation claims, and any case involving bone or joint injuries.

What subspecialties exist within orthopedic surgery that an expert witness might focus on?

Subspecialties include sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, spine surgery, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, and joint replacement.

How can an orthopedic surgery expert witness assist in a case involving a failed joint replacement?

The expert can review medical records, identify if there was a deviation from standard care during the procedure or post-op management leading to the failure.

Why is it important for an orthopedic surgery expert witness to be familiar with current surgical techniques and technologies?

It ensures their testimony reflects up-to-date practices and standards of care. This knowledge can be pivotal in determining negligence or malpractice.

How does Expert Institute select its Orthopedic 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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