Cardiology Expert Witnesses
What is a cardiology expert witness?
Cardiology expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience as a board-certified cardiologist, medical examiner, medical school professor, cardiothoracic surgeon, interventional cardiologist, legal nurse consultant, nurse practitioner, as an internal medicine specialist, in medical device design, or with a focused area of expertise in pediatric cardiology. Accreditations such as Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), or Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) can add credibility with a judge and jury.
What types of cases require a cardiology expert witness?
Oftentimes, matters requiring medical expert witnesses involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, inter partes review or trade secret disputes. A cardiologist could also be called in on medical malpractice cases, personal injury cases, or a medical device product liability.
Cardiology expert witness case examples
Example cases that Cahn Litigation Services has provided expert witness candidates for have encompassed:
- pediatric cardiac catheterization,
- pacemaker device failure,
- pulmonary hypertension treatment,
- aortic dissection procedure,
- electrophysiology study,
- New Jersey critical care medical services,
- valvular heart disease,
- nuclear cardiology clinical practice standard of care in Florida,
- medical malpractice involving an angioplasty procedure at a Michigan health care facility,
- medical center records review of echocardiography patients,
- acute myocardial infarction,
- atrial fibrillation clinical study in New York,
- congestive heart failure case reviews from an Illinois facility,
- coronary artery disease risk factors,
- Connecticut-based vascular stent patent infringement.
What litigation support work might a cardiology expert witness be expected to perform?
Expert witness services by a cardiologist could include medical records review, expert report preparation, depositions, and expert testimony in the courtroom. In addition, clients may seek a cardiovascular disease expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a cardiology expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Cardiology Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Cardiology experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Cardiology landscape.
Expert Witness #257788
This expert co-leads a highly successful cardiac practice. This expert received a medical degree and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. This expert performed an internship and residency at a well-known hospital where this expert was the Chief Resident. This expert completed a Cardiology Fellowship at prestigious hospital. This expert was Associate Division Head of Cardiology, where this expert directed the Coronary Care Unit, conducted dozens of research studies and contributed extensively to cardiovascular literature, publishing several key papers on platelet aggregation inhibitors. This expert has received numerous teaching awards. Throughout clinical experiences, this expert has utilized many different platelet inhibitors and is highly familiar with their success at various dosages.
This expert's legal experience includes expert work in medical malpractice, product liability, and workers' compensation and disability, which accounts for 5% of this expert's effort, primarily in three areas.1.Workers comp as designated provider, as well as examiner for plaintiffs, defense, and judge of compensation claims (as expert medics advisor).2.Medical malpractice as defense and plaintiff expert.3.Product liability. Working with firm representing tobacco companies.
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Expert Witness #260569
This expert provides expert professional forensic medicine support services for all medicolegal issues in this expert’s specialties. As a medical expert, this expert has the requisite clinical experience and academic achievement to form an objective medical opinion to a reasonable degree of medical probability and certainty. This expert integrates clinical experience, hands-on clinical practice, knowledge of medicine, and scientific evidence to form an independent, objective opinion. This expert gathers relevant data which this expert then analyzes as part of the process of differential diagnosis to formulate an expert medical opinion. This expert’s opinion can then be communicated by written report, deposition, or courtroom testimony. This expert specializes in the Evaluation and Treatment of Cardiology; Hypertension; Nephrology; Pulmonary Disease; Environmental Toxic Illness such as leukemia, cancers, and sick building syndrome; Drug Toxicity and Standard of Care. This expert has extensive experience in providing expert medical opinion regarding the forensic, occupational, clinical, and environmental aspects of exposure to the following toxins, among others:
This expert provides medical record review for identification of meritorious/non-meritorious claims, negligence and review of prior medical records and medical history for relevance. This expert conducts a comprehensive review of the records, identifying the significant facts, data, and information, which allows this expert to provide an effective case evaluation and decision making.
This expert researches all of the medical literature currently available through on-line services and through this expert’s specialty electronic scientific library of many years of data, and access to some of the largest medical libraries in the world in order to provide scientific evidence which supports causation.
This expert has access to more than 50 web sites on toxicology and occupational medicine and has a full time researcher trained in the field updating this expert’s extensive scientific database, and a large support personnel for data research and assessment. As a fellow and member of scientific societies, this expert has access to cutting edge scientific research and frequently speaks to top national and international leaders in toxicology and medicine.
This expert provides reliable medical opinion concerning whether there is a link between the injurious exposure an individual has experienced and the medical conditions or symptoms which are being reported, and substantiates expert medical opinion with well-established and peer-reviewed scientific evidence and documentation. This expert provides professional deposition and court testimony which furnishes relevant scientific evidence to substantiate medical opinions.
This expert will provide case strategy: when industrial hygiene data are needed, when and what type of additional experts are warranted (i.e. epidemiology, oncology, etc.). This expert provides evaluation of publications authored by opposing expert, as well as preparation for depositions of the opposing experts either by presentation if pertinent, on-point questions, or intensive development of comprehensive product that draws from all data and facts available from records, literature, depositions, testimony and reports. Frequently this expert will provide papers authored by experts, contradicting their current testimony.
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