Plastic Surgery Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in plastic surgery practice in a variety of fields, including reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, and burn treatment. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include facial plastic surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, microsurgery, aesthetic surgery, and body contouring. They have provided opinions on the effects of surgical complications, medical malpractice, patient consent issues, post-operative care, and standards of care in the field of plastic surgery.

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David Nathan Silvers, FAAD, MDView profile

ID: 590089

Dr. David Nathan Silvers, FAAD, MD

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,...

Dermatology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Dermatology Expert Witness | California

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...

Deborah Susan Sarnoff, FAAD, FACP, MDView profile

ID: 616305

Dr. Deborah Susan Sarnoff, FAAD, FACP, MD

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...

Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile

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Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Expert Witness | Alabama

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...

Bedri Munir Yusuf, FACP, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 795817

Dr. Bedri Munir Yusuf, FACP, MBA, MD

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...

Phlebology Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Phlebology Expert Witness | Texas

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...

John Yohan Chung, FAAD, FACMS, MDView profile

ID: 1022214

Dr. John Yohan Chung, FAAD, FACMS, MD

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...

Dermatology and Pyoderma Gangrenosum Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile

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Dermatology and Pyoderma Gangrenosum Expert Witness | Kentucky

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...

Mary Ruth Buchness, FAAD, MDView profile

ID: 1129569

Dr. Mary Ruth Buchness, FAAD, MD

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...

Dermatology Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Dermatology Expert Witness | New York

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...

Thomas Lewis Hocker, FACMS, MD, MPhilView profile

ID: 1482154

Dr. Thomas Lewis Hocker, FACMS, MD, MPhil

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...

Dermatology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Dermatology Expert Witness | California

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...

William Cornelius Dam, MDView profile

ID: 1633916

Dr. William Cornelius Dam, MD

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...

Dermatology Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Dermatology Expert Witness | Illinois

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...

Arthur Henry McTighe, MDView profile

ID: 2023138

Dr. Arthur Henry McTighe, MD

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...

Family Nurse Practitioner Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Family Nurse Practitioner Expert Witness | California

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...

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Jeff S Dover, MDView profile

ID: 7894

Mr. Jeff S Dover, MD

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...

Dermatology & Pediatric Dermatology Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Dermatology & Pediatric Dermatology Expert Witness | New Jersey

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.

Brian Wayne Lester, MDView profile

ID: 13536

Dr. Brian Wayne Lester, MD

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...

Dermatology & Pediatric Dermatology Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Dermatology & Pediatric Dermatology Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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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Plastic Surgery Expert Witness FAQs

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?

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