Medical / Dental / Nursing

Our Biomechanical, Biomedical, Medical, Dental and Nursing Group includes professionals with experience involving IME’s, workman’s comp claims; medical malpractice; environmental and occupational exposures; epidemiology; toxicology; pharmacology; psychology; psychiatry; cardiology; neurology; OB/GYN; fertility; physical therapy; ophthalmology; oral/dental surgery; geriatrics; medical equipment failures and defects; prosthetic and orthotic product defects and failures; standards of care, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term care facilities; and patient procedures. These experts are supported, as needed, by our Certified Industrial Hygienists’ (CIHs’); and Environmental, Occupational, and Human Factors experts.

First NameLast NameTitleCV Abstract
Timothy S.Allen, MDPsychologistPsychology; traumatic brain injury; medical malpractice; standard of care; suicide; informed consent; medical ethics; worker’s compensation; medical licensure review; fitness for duty; dangerousness assessment; competency to stand trial; criminal responsibility; employer consultation – workplace violence; post-traumatic stress disorder; accommodation for standardized examinations (ADA); mood disorders; child custody evaluations; child testimony; antidepressants; personality disorders; insanity defense; anxiety disorders; repressed memories; psychopharmacology; depression; psychiatric evaluations; telepsychiatry; effects of cocaine; effects of carbon monoxide poisoning; anxiety disorders; panic disorders; antisocial personality disorders.
RobertBelloto, Jr., RPh, PhD, CGP, FASCPPharmacology Expert Licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania
Toxicology and pharmacokinetics concerning drug warnings, interactions, and reactions; medication therapy management services; reviewing patient charts; drug therapy recommendations; drug therapy monitoring; drug information services; contract instructional services; pharmaceutical calculating; admixtures and chemotherapy treatments; antibiotics; thromboembolism, arrhythmias, sleep disorder, biostatics, and schizophrenia studies; Intoxylizer 5000, 8000 and BAC DataMaster breath testing; urine alcohol testing; anticoagulation therapy; geriatric pharmacology; lipid management; child pharmacokinetics; aging drug effects; statins; strokes; pharmacotherapy; antimicrobial therapy; nutritional standards; neuro-oncology.
William M.Bisordi, MD, FACPGastroenterology/Internal Medicine ExpertGastroenterology; hepatology; internal medicine; Esophagus: surgery, endoscopic procedures, GERD, perforation, cancer, varices; Stomach: ulcer, NSAIDS, cancer, H.pylori; Small intestine: Crohn's disease, malabsorption, obstruction; Colon: perforation, polyps, cancer, diverticulosis, ulcerative colitis; Anal: rectal disease- hemorrhoids, fissures, cancer, sexually transmitted disease ; Liver: cirrhosis, metastatic cancer, metabolic disease, hepatitis; Gall bladder: laparoscopic cholecystectomy, cholecystitis; Pancreas: ERCP, pancreatitis, malignancy.
Monica ElizabethDoerr, MDEndocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism ExpertEndocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism; internal medicine; hypothyroidism; diabetes medications; hypoglycemia; thyroid cancer; adrenal cancer; inhaled corticosteroids; adrenal insufficiency; pancreas; diabetic ketoacidosis; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Stephen A.Falk, MD, FACSOtolaryngology, ENT ExpertBiostatistics; epidemiology; otolaryngology – head and neck surgery; thyroid; parathyroid; cancer; otology; nose and sinus; sleep apnea and snoring; facial plastics; trauma; cranial nerves; post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia; hypoparathyroidism; calcium metabolism; hyperthyroidism; radiation-induced thyroid cancer; multiple endocrine neoplasia; use of calcitonin; peripheral nervous system; Graves Disease; acupuncture; xerostomia; peripheral nervous system; physiology; pathophysiology and diseases; annotology; rhinology; reconstructive surgery; laryngeal nerve; endocrinology; preceptor for cadaver dissection; neuroanatomy; cell biology; noise pollution; nuclear medicine and radiotherapy; methyl mercury ototoxicity.
MelissaHumbert-Washington, MSW, LSWSocial Work ExpertSocial work; client care; agency/housing administration, policies, operations, supervision, and practices; standard-of-care; TSA rural housing programs; diagnostic assessments and updates; individualized service plans; referrals; discharge and transfer summaries; assessments and intervention plans; interagency collaboration; homelessness services; Primrose lesson plans and daily requirements; infant and child care; therapeutic foster care; group and individual interventions; academic activities; therapeutic activities; Turning Point.
Laurence A.Jacobs, MD, FACOGOb/Gyn – Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility ExpertReview medical records; gynecologic laparoscopy surgery complications (bowel, bladder, or blood vessel); infertility, in-vitro fertilization, and reproductive endocrinology; multiple pregnancies and tubal ectopic pregnancies; fertility drugs, miscarriages, and pelvic infections; endometriosis and pelvic adhesions.
Margo BonnellKunze, RNNursing Home & Assisted Living ExpertPatient health care; assisted living and nursing home administration, operations, supervision, and practices, including “standard-of-care” procedures; clinical care consultation; quality improvement programs; quality audit tools; regulatory compliance; state survey preparation; problem identification and solutions; state and federal inspections; Achieve EMR Training; Federally mandated MDS (Minimum Data Set); OBRA regulatory compliance; Folstein Mini Mental Status Examination; restraints; psychoactive medications; Alzheimer’s disease; Dementias; geriatric health care; chemotherapy and pain management; data collections systems and tools; hospice activities; in-home respite care; Home Medical Alert Systems; falls management; medication management.
Andrew J.Lapso, APRN, CNP, RNFA, RN, NPI, DEAOR Nursing ExpertOperating Room; Pre-operative and post-operative; standards-of-care; surgical operations including total hip arthroplasty, total and unicompartemental knee arthroplasty, complex total hip and knee revision surgeries, removal and care of infected hip and knee joints; outpatient follow-ups; pre-operative assessments; x-ray analysis; steroid knee injections; underlying co-morbidities; male screenings and prostate exams; vascular patients; extremity bypasses; thromboses; amputations; angiograms; aneurysm repairs; diabetes; osteoarthritis; dementia; substance abuse; hypertension; hyperlipidemia; peripheral vascular disease; drug resistant bacteria; rolls and bed baths; medication administration and calculation; dressing changes; IV initiation, IM and subcutaneous medication administration; tracheotomy suctioning and stoma care; childhood cystic fibrosis; child abuse patients; and schizophrenic patients.
Lawrence S.Mayer, MD, MS, PhDMedical & Epidemiology ExpertEpidemiology and Biostatistics; statistical data analysis; study and model review; valuation of epidemiological studies and clinical trials; meta-analysis; evaluation of causal content of epidemiological studies; drug and medical development and regulation; product liability; occupational and environmental exposures; medical malpractice; toxicology; cardiology; OB/GYN; surgery; psychiatry/neuropsychiatry; internal medicine; disease prognosis; biomedical informatics; multiple regression; time series modeling; stochastic processes; multivariate analysis; statistical inference; public policy; energy analysis.
Kathleen M.Mercurio, RN, CIC, LCP, LNCInfection Prevention and Control NurseInfection Prevention and Control; standard-of-care; regulatory and hospital policies; hand hygiene; C difficile and catheter associated UTI initiatives; infectious processes; recovery patients from Orthopedic, Gynecological, Trauma, Vascular, Cardio-Thoracic, General, and Pediatric ENT surgeries; organ donation and transplantation; death, dying, grief and bereavement; trauma/surgical care; intensive coronary; and ambulance paramedics.
Susan K.Murry, MSN, CRPNNursing ExpertPatient care; nursing practices; medical facility "standard-of-care" procedures; OSHA compliance; school health; family care including pediatrics, gynecology and gerontology; occupational injury assessment and treatment; child abuse and neglect screening; communicable diseases including STD's; community health education; pharmacology; pathophysiology.
BrucePodrat, MBA, MHANursing Home & Assisted Living ExpertHealth care facilities including community hospitals, multi-hospital systems, academic, medical, and research centers, managed care organizations, large physician entities, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities; standard of care; ambulatory care environments; hospital and medical staff bylaws; interpretation of JCAHO standards; managed care contracting; administrative and billing compliance; calculation of lost earnings; health care facility policies and procedures; administrative and board of trustee standards; nursing home and assisted living facility standards, policies, and procedures; physician credentialing issues; special services including trauma, oncology, ER, neonatal, ICU, open heart, and OR; negligent hiring matters; physician contract matters; applicability of intermediate sanctions rules; contract disputes between institutions and providers of service; medical compliance issues; drug errors; patient falls; coding disputes; evaluation of medical costs.
Duane B.Priddy, PhDMaterials / Chemistry ExpertRheology of plastics/plasticization; medical implants (e.g. hip/ knee/ shoulder/ elbow); materials characterization, specification, and selection; certification testing; product inspections and testing procedures; failure mechanisms; chemical and solvent resistency; weatherability, stabilization, and degradation; flammability; food packaging; automotive applications; organic peroxides; films/foams; styrenic polymers; paints and coatings testing and failure mechanisms; adhesives; rubbers, elastics, fabrics and fibers failures and testing.
Samuel M.Salamon, MD, FRCSC, FACSOphthalmology ExpertGeneral ophthalmology; cataract and corneal surgery; corneal scar, injury, and transplantation; diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma; eyelid disorders; ocular infection; review of medical records, verbal and written reports.
Malton A.Schexneider, PT, MMScPhysical TherapistPhysical therapy products and procedures; acute back and neck pain syndromes; orthopaedics; acupuncture; sports medicine; Cybex Isokinetics; sports physical therapy; podiatric physical therapy; craniofacial and vertebral therapeutics; exercise training; spinal stabilization; lumbar spine; lumbopelvic integration; functional orthopedics; cervical thoracic integration; soft tissue mobilization; strength and conditioning; knee injuries; whiplash injury biomechanics and traumatology; rotator cuff pathology; back braces; spinal bracing; tennis elbow; shin splints; IT band syndrome; suprascapular nerve entrapment; herniated discs; neural tension testing and treatment; pitching mechanics; therapeutic exercise.
Robert B.Shuman, MDPediatric Neurology/NeonatologyPediatric neurology/neonatology; fetal development; perinatal medicine; birth defects; birth trauma; child development, including schooling; neuropathology; neurotoxicology; neurophysiology; epilepsy; neuroimaging: MRI, CAT, EEF; pharmacology; anatomic pathology; surgical pathology; surgical case review; peripheral nerve disease; stroke; spondylolisthesis; vitamin therapy; Downs Syndrome; electromyography; whiplash injuries; traumatic brain injury; frontal-subcortical circulation; advanced evoke potentials; migraines; headaches; depressive disorders; Alzheimer’s Disease; epileptogenesis; epilepsy; cocaine effects; closed head injuries; AED Therapy; ADHD; developmental disabilities; autism; brain tumors; neurosciences; child abuse; seizures; anti-depressive therapy; prenatal diagnosis; seasonal affective disorder; bipolar disorder; childhood depression; Tourette Syndrome; neuralgia; vagus nerve stimulation; intractable seizures; psychopharmacolory; antipsychotic and psychotropic therapy; antiepileptic drugs.
Ted A.Trower, CPO, FAAOPProsthetist & OrthotistOrthotic and prosthetic products and procedures; transtibial prosthetics; rehabilitation; flex-foot system; clinical practice procedures; ankle-foot orthoses; artificial limbs.
Sander I.White, DDSDentistry/Oral Surgery ExpertDentistry and oral surgery; review dental and medical records; prosthodontics; clinical instructor; restorative dentistry; dental implants.
Schield M.Wikas, DO, DF, FAOCDMedical DermatologyOsteopathic medicine; internal medicine; pharmacology; therapeutics; phlebology; dermal fillers; Botox injections; dermatology, including diseases, cancers, surgery, and injections; sclerotheraphy; hair transplantation/restoration; Staphylococcal Scaled-Skin Syndrome; Stevens-Johnson Syndrome; Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome; Hyperimmunoglobulin E. Syndrome; Scurvy; Epithelioid Angoisarcoma; Epithelioid Hemangioma; Scleromyxedema; Merkel Cell Carcinoma; cancer screening; venereal diseases; bacterial and fungal infections; cutaneous manifestations; hair and nail diseases; atopic dermatitis; cutaneous malignancy cancer; bullous diseases; Pyoderma Gangrenosum; acne/rosacea; psoriasis therapy.