Respiratory Therapist Expert Witnesses

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Respiratory therapist expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, pediatric pulmonology, and sleep medicine. Some of the most common respiratory therapist expert witness specialties also include asthma management, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, lung transplantation, and mechanical ventilation. They can opine on the effects of smoking, air pollution, occupational hazards, ventilator management, and respiratory failure.

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Alan Zachary Segal, FAAN, MDView profile

ID: 144247

Dr. Alan Zachary Segal, FAAN, MD

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New York

Dr. Alan Z. Segal has 24 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He earned his BA from Harvard College and his MD from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Neurology, he went on to complete a fellowship in Neurocritical Care and Stroke, all at Massachusetts General Hospital. Today, this...

Neurology and Sleep Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology and Sleep Expert Witness

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New York

This qualified and board certified expert specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine, and Neurology. He holds a M.D. from the University of Panama Medical School and finished fellowships in EEG/Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine at the Mayo clinic in Rochester. Elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, he is also a member of several professional organizations. He has...

Steve Henry Salzman, MDView profile

ID: 416372

Dr. Steve Henry Salzman, MD

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New York

Dr. Steve Henry Salzman has over 35 years of experience in the fields of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and MD from New York University. After completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at NYU Hospitals/Bellevue, he went on to complete a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at the same institution....

Critical Care Expert WitnessView profile

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Critical Care Expert Witness

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Michigan

This Board Certified Critical Care physician has been practicing medicine for over 15 years, receiving his Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine from the University of Michigan Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and has over 20 publications in the field of Critical Care. He is the former Associate...

Steven Olaf Lestrud, MDView profile

ID: 637626

Dr. Steven Olaf Lestrud, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Steven O. Lestrud has 25 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BA from the University of Tennessee and his MD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Pulmonology and Critical Care Expert WitnessView profile

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Pulmonology and Critical Care Expert Witness

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Florida

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Illinois

This highly qualified and double board certified pulmonologist has advanced training in pulmonary and critical care. Currently, he is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at the University of Illinois and is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine. He completed residency training in internal medicine at George Washington University, a fellowship training in pediatric sleep...

Daniel Forde Dilling, FACP, FAST, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 685595

Dr. Daniel Forde Dilling, FACP, FAST, FCCP, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Daniel F. Dilling has 17 years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine. He earned his BA from University of Notre Dame and his MD from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, he stayed to complete a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical. Medical Center. Today, this expert is board...

Pulmonology Expert WitnessView profile

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Pulmonology Expert Witness

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Kentucky

This highly qualified expert is board certified in internal and pulmonary medicine and has been practicing for 39+ years. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Brookdale Hospital and his fellowship training in pulmonary medicine at both Queens Hospital Center and Brookdale Hospital. He is a fellow at the American College of Chest Physicians, the former...

James Daniel Geyer, MDView profile

ID: 709465

Dr. James Daniel Geyer, MD

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Alabama

Dr. James D. Geyer has over 24 years of experience in the fields of Neurology and Sleep Medicine. He earned his BS in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University and his MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Neurology at UAB Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Michigan...

Nurse Practitioner & Sleep Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Nurse Practitioner & Sleep Medicine Expert Witness

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New York

The impact of her work is acknowledged through NIH and CDC funding to test sleep assessment and interventions, engagement in national work to establish and disseminate practice guidelines, influential publications, and national presentations. She assumes participation on interprofesisonal committees for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society, and Society for Behavioral...

Craig Grason Carroll, DOView profile

ID: 1349315

Dr. Craig Grason Carroll, DO

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Craig G. Carroll has 16 years of experience in the field of Clinical Neurophysiology. He earned his BS in Kinesiology from the College of William and Mary and his DO from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine, a residency in Neurology, and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He...

Sleep Center Administration & Geriatric Psychology Expert WitnessView profile

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Sleep Center Administration & Geriatric Psychology Expert Witness

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Alabama

This qualified expert of Sleep Center Administration, Geriatric Psychology, Correctional Nursing obtained her LPN from Calhoun Community College and her RN from Snead State Community College. Further, she is expected to obtain her BSN from the University of North Alabama. She is Certified in Basic Life Support, Crisis Prevention, and as a Dementia Practitioner. She is currently a Registered Nurse...

Scott Thomas Bonvallet, DABSM, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 1540473

Dr. Scott Thomas Bonvallet, DABSM, FCCP, MD

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Washington

Dr. Scott T. Bonvallet has 29 years of experience in the field of Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Sleep Medicine. He earned his BS from the University of Washington and his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Neurology  Sleep Medicine  and Clinical Neurophysiology Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology Expert Witness

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California

This highly qualified expert is triple-boarded in neurology, sleep medicine, and clinical neurophysiology. He graduated magna cum laude from UCLA, then received his MD with Latin honors from the State University of New York. He went on to complete his neurology residency at NYU where he served as chief resident, and received the Resident Teacher of the Year award. He also completed fellowships in...

David Walton Buchholz, MDView profile

ID: 2017040

Dr. David Walton Buchholz, MD

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Maryland

Dr. David W. Buchholz has 39 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing his internship in Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital, he went on to complete his residency in Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in...

Pulmonary, Sleep, & Critical Care Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Pulmonary, Sleep, & Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness

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New York

This expert has extensive experience in pulmonary, sleep, and critical care medicine. He received his BA from Middlebury College before earning his MD from Columbia University. He then also completed a medical Spanish program through the AEC Spanish Institute in Costa Rica and a clinical research education program through the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed an internship and...

Louis Harold Guernsey Jr, MDView profile

ID: 441074

Dr. Louis Harold Guernsey Jr, MD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Louis Guernsey Jr. has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology. He earned his BA in Social and Behavioral Studies from Johns Hopkins University and his MD from Emory University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Emory University Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at the...

Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, & Sleep Disorders Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, & Sleep Disorders Medicine Expert Witness

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Arkansas

This highly-qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep disorders medicine. He earned his MBBS from the University of Nairobi in Kenya before moving to the United States to complete his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University and two fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine: one in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep disorders...

Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness

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Oregon

This qualified expert has nearly 10 years of experience in internal medicine. She received her BA in rhetoric and molecular/cell biology from UC Berkeley and earned her MD from the University of Chicago. She completed two residencies and two fellowships: an internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a diagnostic radiology residency at Oregon Health and Science University, a pulmonary...

Interventional Pulmonology Expert WitnessView profile

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Interventional Pulmonology Expert Witness

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Wisconsin

This highly-qualified interventional pulmonology expert specializes in benign and malignant airway disease, including lung nodule management, pulmonary masses, endobronchial valves, endobronchial stents, and bronchoscopy. He earned his BS in biology and political science, as well as his MBA from Union College, before earning his MD from Albany Medical College. He subsequently completed an...

Respiratory Therapist Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a respiratory therapist expert witness in legal cases?

A respiratory therapist expert witness provides insight on standards of care, patient management, and treatment protocols in respiratory therapy. They can testify on cases involving pulmonary disorders, ventilator management, and more.

What types of cases might require a respiratory therapist expert witness?

Cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death related to respiratory care, or disputes over treatment methods often require the expertise of a respiratory therapist witness.

Can a respiratory therapist expert witness provide testimony on sleep apnea cases?

Yes, as part of their training, respiratory therapists gain knowledge about sleep disorders including sleep apnea. They can provide valuable insights into diagnosis and treatment options.

What subspecialties exist within the field of respiratory therapy that an expert witness might focus on?

Subspecialties include pediatric respiratory therapy, neonatal intensive care, pulmonary function testing, critical care, and sleep disorder breathing among others.

How important is it for a respiratory therapist expert witness to be familiar with current medical guidelines and standards?

It's crucial. An expert witness must be up-to-date with current practices and guidelines in order to provide accurate testimony regarding standard of care and treatment protocols.

How does Expert Institute select its Respiratory Therapist 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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