Tumors Expert Witnesses

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Tumor expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including oncology, radiology, pathology, neurology, and surgery. Some of the most common tumor expert witness specialties also include brain tumors, breast tumors, lung tumors, gastrointestinal tumors, and skin tumors. They can opine on the effects of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgical interventions, tumor growth rates, and genetic predispositions to tumors.

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James Stewart Blachly, MDView profile

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Dr. James Stewart Blachly, MD

Dr. James S. Blachly has 9 years of experience in the fields of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He earned his BA in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas and his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UAMS Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology...

Pediatric Brain Tumors Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile

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Pediatric Brain Tumors Expert Witness | Colorado

This qualified expert graduated from Dartmouth College with his AB in neurobiology before earning his MD from New York University. He subsequently completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Colorado and a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in pediatrics with a sub-specialization in pediatric hematology-oncology. As a pediatrician...

Timothy Sean Fenske, MD, MSView profile

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Dr. Timothy Sean Fenske, MD, MS

Dr. Timothy Fenske has 20 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He earned his BS from Marquette University and his MD and MS from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Hospitals and his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine...

Pediatric Oncology and Leukemia Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Pediatric Oncology and Leukemia Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified Endowed Professor of Pediatrics completed his education at some the most prestigious medical institutions in the county. He went on to become double board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including The American Society of Hematology and is the founder and board member of Hope & Hero’s...

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Amanda Fishback Cashen, MDView profile

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Dr. Amanda Fishback Cashen, MD

Dr. Amanda F. Cashen has 20 years of experience in Medical Oncology. She earned her BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and her MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Internal Medicine...

Colorectal Surgeon Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Colorectal Surgeon Expert Witness | New York

This Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon has been practicing medicine for more than 10 years, completing his fellowship at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and a member of the National Cancer Institute and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a former Assistant Professor of Surgery at SUNY Upstate...

Katherine Kurshan Matthay, MDView profile

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Dr. Katherine Kurshan Matthay, MD

Dr. Katherine K. Matthay has 43 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. She earned her BA in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and her MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing both an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, she went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric...

Colorectal  Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Colorectal Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery Expert Witness | Florida

This expert is Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery at a major medical university. He has numerous peer reviewed publications, articles and textbook chapters, and published abstracts. He has given many academic presentations and has won several honors and awards including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow's Honorary...

Scott Michael Schuetze, MD, PhDView profile

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Dr. Scott Michael Schuetze, MD, PhD

Dr. Scott M. Schuetze has 23 years of experience in the field of Medical Oncology. He earned his BA from Rice University and his MD and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Oregon Health and Science University. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

Oncological Surgery Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Oncological Surgery Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified, board certified General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist's research and clinical activities focus on pancreas and hepatobiliary malignancies and disorders. She completed Fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at the highly regarded Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She is highly active in the research community with her projects in pancreatic adenocarcinoma and...

Stephanie Lott Elkins, MDView profile

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Dr. Stephanie Lott Elkins, MD

Dr. Stephanie L. Elkins has 29 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. She earned her BS from the University of Southern Mississippi and her MD from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After completing her residency, she went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Today, this expert is board...

Pathology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Pathology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified pathologist and cancer research scientist has more than 45 years in active clinical medical practice delivering patient care and conducting laboratory-based biomedical research. This places him in a unique position to evaluate causation of disease, including occupational exposures. He also has considerable medico-legal experience. Board-certified in the UK, his clinical...

Victor Roland Gordeuk, MDView profile

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Dr. Victor Roland Gordeuk, MD

Dr. Victor Roland Gordeuk has over 47 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. He earned his BS from Pennsylvania State University and his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at York Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospitals of...

Oncologic Anatomic Pathology Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Oncologic Anatomic Pathology Expert Witness | Michigan

This highly experienced Professor of pathology is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and completed fellowship training in both Oncologic Anatomic Pathology and Experimental Pathology. He has received multiple awards for his contributions to his field. He is a member of several professional societies including the International Academy of Pathology and the American Association for Cancer...

Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MDView profile

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Dr. Daniel Christopher Allison, FACS, MBA, MD

Dr. Daniel C. Allison has 14 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biochemistry from Southern Methodist University, his MD from Baylor College of Medicine, and his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Rice University. After completing his internship in Orthopedic and General Surgery and residency in Orthopedic Surgery, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Oncology Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Oncology Expert Witness | Georgia

This highly qualified, triple board certified doctor completed his medical school at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He subsequently joined the internal medicine residency program at Wayne State University. After completion of the residency, he joined the hematology oncology fellowship program at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, also at Wayne State University. He then joined faculty as an...

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Michael Joseph Thirman, MDView profile

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Dr. Michael Joseph Thirman, MD

Dr. Michael J. Thirman has over 28 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Oncology. He earned his BA in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Michigan and his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in...

Oncology Nursing Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Oncology Nursing Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in the field of nursing. She warned her AD at Grigore Ghica Voda Nursing School, and her BS and MS at Al.I.Cuza University. She went on to complete her PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as her BSN at National University. She has significant background in cancer research and has been...

Christopher Slaton Awtrey, MBA, MDView profile

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Dr. Christopher Slaton Awtrey, MBA, MD

Dr. Christopher Awtrey has 16 years of experience in the field of Gynecologic Oncology and Healthcare Educational Leadership. He earned his BS from Middlebury College, his MD from Drexel University College of Medicine, his MHCDS from Dartmouth College, and his MBA from Brandeis University. After completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont Medical Center, he...

Medical Oncology (Breast Cancer)Hematology (Benign Hematology) Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Medical Oncology (Breast Cancer)Hematology (Benign Hematology) Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly qualified expert earned his BA from New York University and his MD from Jefferson Medical College. After completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, this expert went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at Fox-Chase Cancer Center. He is also active in his field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American Society of Clinical Oncology,...

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Tumors Expert Witness FAQs

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

A tumor expert witness provides specialized knowledge about tumors, their diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. They can help clarify complex medical issues for the court.

What types of cases might require a tumor expert witness?

Cases involving misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a tumor, disputes over treatment methods, or potential malpractice could benefit from a tumor expert witness.

Can a tumor expert witness provide insight into different types of tumors?

Yes, a tumor expert witness can offer detailed information on various types of tumors including benign, malignant, primary, and metastatic tumors.

How can a tumor expert witness assist in cases involving cancer misdiagnosis?

They can review medical records to determine if appropriate tests were conducted and interpret results to establish if there was negligence in diagnosing cancer.

Are there subspecialties within the field of tumor expertise that an expert witness may have?

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific types of tumors such as brain tumors, breast tumors, or lung tumors. Their specialty can be crucial depending on the case specifics.

How does Expert Institute select its Tumors 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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