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tPA (Tissue Plasminogen Activator) expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including emergency medicine, neurology, cardiology, vascular surgery, and pharmacology. Some of the most common specialties among tPA expert witnesses also include stroke management, thrombolytic therapy, acute myocardial infarction treatment, and pulmonary embolism treatment. They have provided opinions on the effects of delayed tPA administration, contraindications for tPA use, complications from tPA usage such as bleeding or allergic reactions, appropriate dosing of tPA, and the impact of tPA on patient outcomes in cases of stroke or heart attack.

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Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MDView profile

ID: 332

Dr. Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MD

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Missouri

Dr. Anasseril E. Daniel has over 49 years of experience in the field of Child and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his MBBS from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram. He completed a residency in Adult Psychiatry and a fellowship in Child Psychiatry from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert served...

Neurology Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology Expert Witness

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Missouri

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Texas

This highly qualified expert is a board certified neurologist with a specialization in Neurocritical Care. He received his Master's degree from Saint Louis University and completed his internship training at both the Patna Medical College Hospital in India and Westlake Hospital. He pursued residency training at the University of Florida and completed fellowship training at Washington University....

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Lloyd Stephen Davis, MDView profile

ID: 384

Dr. Lloyd Stephen Davis, MD

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Illinois

Dr. Lloyd Davis has 38 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, he went on to complete two residencies in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General...

Neurology & Vascular Neurology Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology & Vascular Neurology Expert Witness

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California

This highly qualified expert completed a neurology residency at George Washington University Hospital. She then went on to finish a stroke/neurocritical fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center and at the University of Southern California. She is a member of prestigious professional organizations such as the Neurocritical Care Society and American Academy of Neurology. She is a reviewer...

Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBSView profile

ID: 8556

Dr. Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBS

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Minnesota

Dr. Irfan M. Altafullah has over 35 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He received his BS from St. Francis de Sales College, his MBBS from the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Neurology at Government Medical College Hospital in Nagpur and his Postdoctoral Training at UCLA Brain...

Pediatric Neurology Expert WitnessView profile

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Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness

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Maryland

This highly qualified expert earned her BA from Yale and her MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her residency in Child Neurology and fellowship in Stroke at John Hopkins as well as a certificate in Science of Clinical Investigation. She is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including; The American Heart Association, The Child...

Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPHView profile

ID: 32076

Dr. Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPH

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Massachusetts

Dr. Harrison G. Pope Jr. has over 44 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA and MPH from Harvard University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. Today, this expert is board-certified in Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical...

Neurology And Neurosurgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology And Neurosurgery Expert Witness

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California

As a neurologist with double board certification in General Neurology and Neurocritical Care, this expert has a strong track record of teaching and publication on the subjects of management and intervention in traumatic injury and neurological disease. He was formerly a clinical instructor in the department of Neurosurgery at UCLA Medical Center. He currently is the Director of the Neurocritical...

Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MDView profile

ID: 36366

Dr. Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MD

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Texas

Dr. Jerry J. Tomasovic has 54 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Neurology. He earned his BS from the University of Chicago and his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at the UCHealth University of Colorado...

Neurology  Stroke and Neurocritical Care Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology Stroke and Neurocritical Care Expert Witness

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New York

This board-certified neurologist received his BS from Brown University and his MD from New York University. He completed a neurology residency at Cornell University and completed a neurocritical care fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University-Cornell University. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts in some of the top academic journals such as Neurology, Stroke,...

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Steven Ira Dyckman, MDView profile

ID: 48350

Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman, MD

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New Jersey

Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman has 21 years of experience in the field of Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University and his Doctor of Medicine from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing his residency in Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child and...

Stroke, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Vestibular Neurology Expert WitnessView profile

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Stroke, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and Vestibular Neurology Expert Witness

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Maryland

This qualified expert is known for his efforts in the field of neuro-ophthalmology and vestibular neurology. He earned his MD at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran before completing a residency in neurology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He went on to complete two prestigious fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and vascular...

Charles Horn Kellner, MDView profile

ID: 59995

Dr. Charles Horn Kellner, MD

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South Carolina

Dr. Charles H. Kellner has 40 years of experience in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry. He earned his BA in Italian from Cornell University and his MD from Weill Medical College Cornell University. After completing his internship in Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, he went on to complete a residency in Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also completed his Research Fellowship in...

Neurology and Headache Medicine Expert WitnessView profile

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Neurology and Headache Medicine Expert Witness

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California

This neurology and headache medicine expert earned her BS in neuroscience from UCLA and her MD from Florida International University. She subsequently completed an internal medicine internship at UC Irvine and a neurology residency at LAC+USC Medical Center. She is active in her field as a scientific researcher and as a member of the American Headache Society and the American Academy of...

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Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MDView profile

ID: 60492

Dr. Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MD

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California

Dr. Jeff A Sugar has 34 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA from the New College of Florida and his MD from the UCSF School of Medicine. After completing both an internship in Psychiatry and Rotating Medicine and a residency in Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at...

Vascular Neurosurgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Vascular Neurosurgery Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly qualified expert earned his BA in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin and his MD from the University of Texas Houston. He completed his Residency in Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete two prestigious Fellowships. The first in Vascular and Skull Base Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the second in Cerebrovascular and Endovascular...

Douglas Eliot Tucker, DFAPA, FASAM, MDView profile

ID: 68111

Dr. Douglas Eliot Tucker, DFAPA, FASAM, MD

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California

Dr. Douglas E. Tucker has over 34 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry, specializing in Addiction Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his BS in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Michigan and his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his internship in Psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, and his residency...

Vascular Neurology Expert WitnessView profile

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Vascular Neurology Expert Witness

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Delaware

This highly qualified vascular neurology expert earned her BA from Johns Hopkins University and her MD from University of Maryland. She completed an internship in medicine at Mercy Medical Center, a residency in neurology at University of Southern California, and a fellowship in vascular neurology at Stanford University. This expert is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the...

Jeffrey Lee Metzner, FAPA, MDView profile

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Dr. Jeffrey Lee Metzner, FAPA, MD

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Colorado

Dr. Jeffrey L. Metzner has 44 years of experience in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his BS in Zoology from the University of Maryland, College Park and his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed both an internship and a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and...

Todd Brook Silverman, MDView profile

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Dr. Todd Brook Silverman, MD

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Missouri

Dr. Todd Brook Silverman has 20 years of experience in the fields of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. He earned his BA in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Neurology at Wilford Hall Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular...

tPA Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a tPA expert witness in legal proceedings?

A tPA expert witness provides specialized knowledge on tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), its usage, side effects, and standard protocols. They can offer insights into medical malpractice or negligence cases involving tPA.

In what types of cases might a tPA expert witness be needed?

Cases involving stroke treatment, heart attacks, pulmonary embolism, or any condition where tPA was used or should have been used may require a tPA expert witness.

What subspecialties exist within the field of tPA expertise?

Subspecialties could include neurology, cardiology, emergency medicine, and hematology as these fields often deal with conditions treated by tPA.

How can a tPA expert witness help in a case involving alleged medical malpractice?

A tPA expert can review medical records to determine if the use of tPA was appropriate, if it was administered correctly, and if any complications were handled properly.

Why is specific knowledge about tPA crucial for an expert witness in stroke-related cases?

Since tPA is commonly used in treating strokes, an expert needs to understand its administration protocol, potential risks, and the consequences of not using it when necessary.

How does Expert Institute select its tPA 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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