Nachman Brautbar, M.D.

Nachman Brautbar, M.D.

1818 S Western Ave, Ste 505, Los Angeles, CA 90006

About the Expert

Dr. Nachman Brautbar is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a specialization in toxicology. His list of past and present academic appointments include: Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He specializes in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace and environment, product liability, personal injury, and standard of care. Dr. Brautbar has published over 200 scientific papers and book chapters. He has been the lead expert witness and testified in product liability and toxic tort exposure cases, with expertise in benzene toxicity, manganese toxicity (welders), alcohol intoxication and pharmacokinetics (DUI, DWI, retrograde extrapolation), marijuana/cannabis/THC and drugs of abuse intoxication (cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, etc.), herbal/dietary/nutritional/food supplement toxicology, mold exposure, hip implant toxicity (metallosis), pesticides/herbicides/insecticides exposure, groundwater and drinking water contamination, California Proposition 65 (Prop 65), and exposures involving MTBE, gasoline, diesel exhaust, lead, chromium, cadmium, nickel, beryllium, mercury, arsenic, heavy metals, polychlorinated biphenyls, diacetyl, trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene/tetrachloroethylene, formaldehyde, asbestos, silica, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, C8, Teflon), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM), talcum powder (talc), EMF and radiation. Dr. Brautbar has testified on cases requiring future medical monitoring and cancer risk assessment. Dr. Brautbar has worked with both Plaintiff and Defense. Dr. Brautbar frequently serves as a consultant on national and international levels

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Occupational / Environmental Health
  • Toxicology

Expert's Profile

Dr. Brautbar has consulted on a number of cases involving patient litigation, drug interactions, adverse reactions, overdose, toxic exposure and other common toxicology matters. His area of expertise includes forensic toxicology, medical toxicology, environmental toxicology, DUI, internal medicine, clinical pharmacology, nephrology, and alcohol abuse. As an expert in toxicology, he has been consulting for over two decades working closing with legal and law enforcement professionals in the city of Los Angeles, CA and other areas in the state.

Over the years, Dr. Brautbar has worked closely with municipalities, insurance companies and attorneys consulting on many drug-related cases. He has consulted on cases involved illegal and prescription drugs, poison, alcohol and other chemicals. When working with an investigative team, he helps team assess the drug-related elements affecting a case.

The primary function of a toxicology expert witness is to support or refute any evidence presented in a case. On matters as common as a DUI, a toxicology expert witness may be selected to serve as a consultant on the results of the samples. Other cases may require an expert witness in forensic toxicology with a strong background in medical toxicology to consult on the concentrations and specific combinations of drug, alcohol and other toxins such as Arsenic, found in a person’s system.

Dr. Brautbar has worked in a number of United States civil and criminal cases ranging from negligence to malpractice. His expertise and track record has made him a leading, reliable source on toxicology in the Los Angeles area and across the United States. This skill set continues to be an extremely important part of the ever growing Judicial System. Dr. Brautbar has assisted in many cases in which his work has led to many successful outcomes, making his mastery an invaluable asset to forensic based cases.



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