Sleep Medicine Expert Witnesses

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Sleep medicine expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including neurology, psychiatry, pulmonology, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Some of the most common sleep medicine expert witness specialties also include sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and circadian rhythm disorders. They can opine on the effects of sleep deprivation, shift work sleep disorder, sleep-related breathing disorders, the impact of medications on sleep, and the relationship between sleep disorders and chronic diseases.

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Louis Harold Guernsey Jr, MDView profile

ID: 441074

Dr. Louis Harold Guernsey Jr, MD

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...

Respiratory Therapist Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Respiratory Therapist Expert Witness | California

This expert has earned his BA at the California State University and his Certificate in Respiratory Therapy at California Param & Tech college. Formerly, he was an RCP Manager at Christian Hospital Medical Center. Currently, he is a Respiratory Care Provider and The Clinical Director of Respiratory Therapy at a medical college in California.

Steven Olaf Lestrud, MDView profile

ID: 637626

Dr. Steven Olaf Lestrud, MD

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...

Respiratory Therapist Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Respiratory Therapist Expert Witness | Arizona

This expert in pediatric respiratory therapy has almost two decades of experience in her field. She earned her BS in management from the University of Phoenix and her MSc in education from the University of Wisconsin. This expert is licensed to practice respiratory therapy in Arizona. She is certified by the American Heart Association as a PALS Provider, as an ACLS Provider, and as a BLS...

Alan Zachary Segal, FAAN, MDView profile

ID: 144247

Dr. Alan Zachary Segal, FAAN, MD

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...

Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified expert has over 10 years of experience working as a respiratory therapist. She earned her AS in respiratory care from North Essex Community College and her BA in healthcare management from Northeastern University. She went on to complete an MS in healthcare administration from Southern New Hampshire University. She is a licensed respiratory care practitioner and a registered...

Steve Henry Salzman, MDView profile

ID: 416372

Dr. Steve Henry Salzman, MD

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....

Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | Georgia

This expert is located in Georgia and has nearly 15 years of experience as a registered respiratory therapist. She earned her BS in respiratory therapy and her MPH both at Georgia State University. She later attended Mercer University in Atlanta to complete her MBA in accounting. She is very active in her field as a member of multiple professional societies including the Georgia Society of...

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

ID: 685595

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

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...

Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | MissouriView profile

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Respiratory Therapy Expert Witness | Missouri

This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience as a respiratory therapist. She has experience with pulmonary disease management, tracheostomy care And management, arterial blood gases, teaching and training patients with new diagnosis, and home ventilation devices such as CPAP, BIPAP, and ventilators. She earned her AAS in respiratory care therapy from Sanford-Brown College, is a...

James Daniel Geyer, MDView profile

ID: 709465

Dr. James Daniel Geyer, MD

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...

Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | OregonView profile

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Cardiothoracic Radiology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | 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...

Craig Grason Carroll, DOView profile

ID: 1349315

Dr. Craig Grason Carroll, DO

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...

Interventional Pulmonology Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Interventional Pulmonology Expert Witness | 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...

Scott Thomas Bonvallet, DABSM, FCCP, MDView profile

ID: 1540473

Dr. Scott Thomas Bonvallet, DABSM, FCCP, MD

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...

Pathology Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | Maryland

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...

David Walton Buchholz, MDView profile

ID: 2017040

Dr. David Walton Buchholz, MD

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 and Forensic Pathology Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Pulmonary and Forensic Pathology Expert Witness | North Carolina

This board-certified and fellowship-trained expert has over 15 years of experience as a pathologist. He has presented both nationally and internationally and has authored over 50 publications on the topic of pulmonary pathology. Elected as a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, he currently serves as a tenured Associate Professor of Pathology and Staff Pathologist at a major university...

Pulmonology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Pulmonology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified and triple board certified pulmonologist earned his MD at the University of Minnesota. He completed an internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University Colorado, in addition to fellowship training in pulmonology and critical care at the University of California, San Francisco. This expert has received numerous awards for his academic and clinical work...

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | New MexicoView profile

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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Expert Witness | New Mexico

This quadruple board certified doctor completed his postdoctoral fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as well as Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven. He established the University of New Mexico Occupational and Environmental Lung Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is board certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care...

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Sleep Medicine Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a sleep medicine expert witness in legal cases?

A sleep medicine expert witness provides insight into cases involving sleep disorders, medication effects on sleep, and accidents caused by fatigue or sleep deprivation.

What types of cases can a sleep medicine expert witness contribute to?

They can contribute to personal injury cases, medical malpractice suits, employment disputes related to shift work, and vehicular accident cases due to drowsy driving.

How can a sleep medicine expert witness help in a medical malpractice case?

They can evaluate patient records, assess standard of care provided, and determine if misdiagnosis or improper treatment of a sleep disorder led to harm.

Are there subspecialties within sleep medicine that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, these include pediatric sleep medicine, behavioral sleep medicine, and insomnia. The specific expertise needed will depend on the case details.

Why is it important to hire a board-certified sleep medicine expert witness?

Board certification ensures the expert has undergone rigorous training and passed exams demonstrating their knowledge and competence in the field of sleep medicine.

How does Expert Institute select its Sleep Medicine 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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