Dr. David N. Silvers has 52 years of experience in the field of Dermatology. He earned his BA from Haverford College and his MD from the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and his residency in Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Dermatopathology and Dermatology. Formerly,...
This qualified expert specializes in medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology, and is extremely proficient in dermatopathology. He received his BA in molecular and cell biology from University of California Berkeley before earning his MD from Johns Hopkins University. He subsequently completed an internship in internal medicine at Sinai Hospital-Johns Hopkins Hospital and a dermatology...
Dr. Deborah S. Sarnoff has 36 years of experience in the field of Dermatology and Micrographic Surgery. She earned her BA from Cornell University and her MD from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing her residency in Dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship at New York University Langone Medical...
This expert is board certified in dermatology and completed fellowship training in dermatologic surgery/mohs micrographic surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is a member of the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons and has authored more than 40 peer reviewed dermatology publications. He is current a professor of dermatologic surgery and cutaneous laser surgery at a...
Dr. Bedri M. Yusuf has 24 years of experience in Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine. He earned his MD from the University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Science and his MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. He completed a residency in Dermatology at Universität Leipzig Medizinische Fakultät before coming to the United States and completing both an internship...
This internationally recognized vein expert has been practicing for 35 years. A Fellow of the American College of Phlebology and an Emeritus Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology, he has given over 120 presentations at national and international medical conferences, including keynote presentations. He is Editor for "Phlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease" and serves as a reviewer...
Dr. John Y. Chung has 26 years of experience in the field of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biochemistry from Pacific Union College and his MD from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. After completing a residency in Family Medicine at Florida Hospital Medical Center and a residency in Dermatology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he went on to...
This expert candidate is an elite dermatologist who has over 30 years of experience in the field. He has won countless awards such as the American Medical Association's Physician Recognition Award, the Thomas G. Pearson, EdD, Memorial Education Award from the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Hippocrates Award. He is a member of the Dermatology Foundation, and a fellow of the American...
Dr. Mary R. Buchness has 37 years of experience in the field of Dermatology. She earned her BA in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University and her MD from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency in Dermatology at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia. Today, this expert is board certified in Dermatology. Formerly, this expert held roles as...
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Dermatology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a fellowship on Skin Oncology from Boston University Medical Center. He is board certified in Dermatology and was awarded as Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. This expert has published over 25 peer-reviewed...
Dr. Thomas L.H. Hocker has 9 years of experience in the fields of Dermatology, Dermatopathology, and Mohs Micrographic Surgery. He earned his BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from Yale University, his M.Phil in Organic Chemistry from the University of Cambridge, and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in Transitional Medicine at Santa Clara Valley...
This highly qualified expert is board certified in dermatology and has years of experience in the field. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship trainings focusing on dermatology, dermatologic oncology and mohs micrographic surgery at Columbia University. He is a member of various professional associations and a fellow at the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Academy of...
Dr. William C. Dam has over 47 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine. He earned his BA in Philosophy from Benedictine University and his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He then went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a residency in Dermatology at Rush University Medical Center. Today, this expert...
This highly qualified expert is board certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. He completed his MD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and went on to complete a residency in Dermatology from the same institute. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at a Top Midwest University affiliated School of Medicine and an Attending Dermatologist at a Top...
Dr. Arthur H. McTighe has 49 years of experience in the field of Pathology and he earned his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Pathology at UPMC Presbyterian and training in Experimental Pathology through the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service before going on to complete a fellowship in Laboratory Medicine at Yale New Haven...
This highly qualified expert holds a Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Loma Linda University and her DNP from University of Colorado. She has extensive experience as a family nurse practitioner and has worked in a wide range of settings including urgent care facilities as well as primary care practices. This expert has published over 15 journal articles and lectured extensively on family care...
This highly qualified expert has 15 years of experience in healthcare privacy and compliance management. He completed a BA in criminal justice at Salem University and a JD at Willamette University. He is a certified healthcare compliance professional. He previously served as the deputy district attorney for Umatilla County, the assistant attorney general for the Oregon Department of Justice, and...
This board certified dermatologist earned a BA at the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from Cornell University Medical College. His residency training in Dermatology was completed at Hahnemann University Hospital, where he later served as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Currently, he leads a highly successful private practice in NJ.
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from UCLA and his MD from Yale University. He completed his residency in dermatology at Brown University. He is active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, and the Massachusetts State Medical Society. Formerly, he served as a member of the American Academy...
This expert, triple-board certified in Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatology and Pediatrics, earned her MD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, where she served as pediatric chief resident. She also completed a Dermatology residency, Dermatology chief residency and Pediatric Dermatology fellowship at the University of...
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What types of cases can a plastic surgery expert witness assist with?
A plastic surgery expert witness can assist with medical malpractice cases, personal injury claims, and product liability suits related to surgical procedures or cosmetic treatments.
How can a plastic surgery expert witness contribute to my case?
They can provide insight into standard care practices, evaluate patient records, testify on the appropriateness of a procedure, and assess alleged procedural errors.
What subspecialties exist within the field of plastic surgery that an expert witness might specialize in?
Subspecialties include aesthetic/cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, burn repair surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery.
Why is it important to have a plastic surgery expert witness who is board-certified?
Board certification ensures the expert has met rigorous standards in their specialty. It demonstrates their commitment to maintaining quality and proficiency in their practice.
Can a plastic surgery expert witness help determine if a surgeon followed informed consent protocols?
Yes. An expert can review documentation and circumstances to ascertain whether proper informed consent was obtained prior to a procedure.
How does Expert Institute select its Plastic 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.