Emergency Medicine Expert

Emergency Medicine Expert

Bruce Wapen, MD, FACEP

969-G Edgewater Blvd #807 Foster City, CA 94404-3824

About the Expert

Experienced emergency physician, teacher & public speaker offers consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff, prosecution or defense regarding litigation arising from or involving the Emergency Department. 20+ years of experience as a medical expert with qualification as an expert at trials in the States of California, Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada & Florida.

Areas of Expertise

  • Emergency Medicine / Trauma
  • Medical Malpractice

Expert's Profile

Experienced emergency physician, teacher & public speaker offers consultation, chart review and testimony for plaintiff, prosecution or defense regarding litigation arising from or involving the Emergency Department. 20+ years of experience as a medical expert with qualification as an expert in emergency medicine at trials in the States of California, Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada & Florida.

Keywords related to the medical issues in cases that I have reviewed and in which I have testified include: heart attack, myocardial infarction, stroke, brain injury, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, compartment syndrome, testicular torsion, ectopic pregnancy, neck fracture, drug overdose, adverse drug reaction, diabetic ketoacidosis, sepsis.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • MD from West Virginia University School of Medicine 1973

Licenses

  • California Medical License: G-28117

Special Training

  • General Surgery Residency 1973 - 1976

Organizations

  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Member, Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • Member, Society of Forensic Engineers & Scientists

Honors

  • Emergency Medicine Board Certified 1984 - 2014

Military service

  • United States Air Force Reserve 1970 - 1978

Prior assignments

  • Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine (affiliate faculty): Stanford University School of Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, United States Army Medical Corp & Samuel Merritt College Physician Assistant Program

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Listed in the Following States

Emergency Medicine Expert is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).