Postoperative Infection Expert Witnesses

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Postoperative infection expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including surgery, infectious disease, internal medicine, orthopedics, and plastic surgery. Some of the most common postoperative infection expert witness specialties also include wound care, hospital-acquired infections, surgical complications, antibiotic resistance, and sepsis management. They can opine on the effects of surgical procedures, hospital sanitation practices, antibiotic use, patient aftercare, and medical negligence.

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Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RNView profile

ID: 6072839

Ms. Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RN

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Ms. Barbara Barnette has 20 years of experience in Infection Control and Nursing. She earned her BSN from Ohio State University and her MSN from the University of Akron. Today, this expert is certified as a Case Manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification, in Infection Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, and as a Legal Nurse Consultant by the...

Infectious Disease Expert WitnessView profile


Infectious Disease Expert Witness

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New York

This double board certified expert has been practicing for more than 30 years. Fellowship trained in Infectious Disease, she holds membership in the Infectious Disease Societies of New York and America and in the American Society of Microbiology. She has been published in professional journals such as "Journal of Clinical Microbiology" and "Infectious Disease Clinics of North America", and she...

Connie June Cutler, BSN, FAPIC, FSHEA, RNView profile

ID: 6893891

Dr. Connie June Cutler, BSN, FAPIC, FSHEA, RN

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Dr. Connie J. Cutler has 31 years of experience in Registered Nursing and Infection Control. She earned her BS in Biology from Villanova University and her MS in Biological Sciences from Drexel University. She also earned her BSN from Creighton University. Today, this expert is Certified in Infection Control through the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology and licensed as a...

Infectious Diseases Expert WitnessView profile


Infectious Diseases Expert Witness

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New York

This double board certified expert has been practicing for over 20 years. He completed his Infectious Disease fellowship at Cornell University as well as a research fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Awarded the honor of Fellow of both the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians, he holds membership in a multitude of other prestigious...

Errol Zeiger, JD, PhDView profile

ID: 69398

Dr. Errol Zeiger, JD, PhD

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North Carolina

Dr. Errol Zeiger has 45 years of experience in the field of Environmental Toxicology. He earned his BS from City College of New York, his PhD in Microbiology from George Washington University, and his JD from North Carolina Central University. He completed Predoctoral Training in Microbiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Most notably, he worked for...

Pathology Expert WitnessView profile


Pathology Expert Witness

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This board certified expert has been practicing for over 40 years. A former Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, he is currently an Associate Editor for the Atlas of Pathology - Non-Tumor Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of both Modern Pathology and Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. Currently, this expert is a Professor in the Department of...

Dipak Panigrahy, MDView profile

ID: 96548

Dr. Dipak Panigrahy, MD

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Dr. Dipak Panigraphy has over 20 years of experience in Cancer Biology Research. He earned his BA from Boston University and his MD from Boston University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he went on to complete a research fellowship in Vascular Biology at Boston Children's Hospital. Formerly, this expert held roles as an...

Virology Expert WitnessView profile


Virology Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This expert is one of the nation's leading virologists. He earned a Masters in Virology from Queen Elizabeth Medical School in England and a Phd in Microbiology from Rutgers University. He serves as a member of the editorial board for numerous top journals in the virology space, and has participated in more than 100 internationally invited lectures in the field of virology. Currently, this expert...

Charles Emerson Murry, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 200367

Dr. Charles Emerson Murry, MD, PhD

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Dr. Charles E. Murry has 30 years of experience in the field of Pathology. He earned his AA from Bismarck State College and his BS in Chemistry from the University of North Dakota. He completed obtained both his Ph.D. in Pathology and his MD from the Duke University School of Medicine before completing a residency in Pathology and a research fellowship in Vascular Biology at the University of...

Surface-water and Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination Expert WitnessView profile


Surface-water and Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination Expert Witness

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This expert has thirty plus years of environmental and water resource engineering experience throughout the Americas. Exceptional skills in several water resource and environmental specialties including surface-water and groundwater hydrology, hydrogeologic characterization, surface-water/groundwater interaction, contaminant fate and transport in the subsurface and aquatic environment (special...

Janet E. Stout, MS, PhDView profile

ID: 388392

Dr. Janet E. Stout, MS, PhD

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Dr. Janet E. Stout has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Epidemiology and Microbiology. She earned her BS in Biology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and her MS and PhD in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health. Formerly, she served as a Research Assistant Professor in the division of Infectious Disease at the University...

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Expert Witness

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This expert has over 25 years of experience in pathology and laboratory medicine. She gained her MS in microbiology and MD from the University of Texas, San Antonio. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and fellowship in surgical pathology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. This expert is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and is licensed as a laboratory...

Walter Ray Wilson, MDView profile

ID: 569655

Dr. Walter Ray Wilson, MD

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Dr. Walter R. Wilson has 47 years of experience in the field of Infectious Diseases. He earned his BA in Chemistry from Baylor University and his MD from the Baylor College of Medicine. After completing a residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, he went on to complete fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, respectively, at the Mayo Clinic College of...

Rheumatology Clinical Immunology Expert WitnessView profile


Rheumatology Clinical Immunology Expert Witness

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This qualified expert earned his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital and his fellowships in rheumatology and clinical immunology at Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to being board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology,...

Arthur Henry McTighe, MDView profile

ID: 2023138

Dr. Arthur Henry McTighe, MD

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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...

Microbial Contamination Expert WitnessView profile


Microbial Contamination Expert Witness

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This expert in microbial contamination of the built-environment has 21 years of experience. He specializes in root cause of microbial contamination related to all aspects of facilities, including water systems, HVAC/mechanical systems, production line, and supply chain. He owns and is the president of a Bio Lab in Tennessee which is an accredited microbial testing laboratory that specializes in...

Ziv Bar JosephView profile

ID: 10068

Prof. Ziv Bar Joseph

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This expert has over 15 years of experience in computational biology, specializing in developing computational methods for modeling and analyzing biological data and on using machine learning, statistical algorithms, and signal processing techniques to address problems in systems biology. After earning his PhD in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this expert went on to...

Microbiology Expert WitnessView profile


Microbiology Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified expert earned his BS and MS in biochemistry from Victoria University of Wellington and his PhD in microbiology from Lincoln University. After completing his education, he moved to the United States to pursue a career in medical device manufacturing. He held roles as a manager of microbiological services, pharmaceutical quality control, and market product stability at Lederle...


Horst Von RecumView profile

ID: 13079

Dr. Horst Von Recum

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This well qualified expert has 21 years of experience as a biomedical engineer. He completed a BA and MS in chemical engineering at Rice University and a PhD in bioengineering at the University of Utah. He is active in the field as a member of the Society for Biomaterials and the Biomedical Engineering Society. He previously served as the associate chair for the research department and the...

Health-Related Water Microbiology Expert WitnessView profile


Health-Related Water Microbiology Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in environmental health and water quality, with his work focusing on health-related water microbiology, as well as drinking, groundwater, and surface water quality assessment. He earned his BS in environmental biology and zoology and his PhD in agriculture and natural resources at Michigan State University. This expert is active in his field...

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Postoperative Infection Expert Witness FAQs

A postoperative infection expert witness provides insight into cases involving surgical complications, specifically infections that occur after surgery. They can testify on standard care procedures, causation, and damages.

Cases involving allegations of medical malpractice, negligence in post-surgery care, improper sterilization techniques, or failure to diagnose/treat an infection may require such an expert.

These experts can review medical records, identify if there was a breach in the standard of care leading to the infection, and provide testimony on the impact of the infection on the patient's health.

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific types of surgeries like orthopedic, cardiac, or gastrointestinal which have unique risks and standards for preventing postoperative infections.

Each type of surgery has its own set of protocols and risks. An expert with experience in the specific surgery can provide more accurate insights into whether proper procedures were followed.

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