Find a Standard of Care Expert
Experts in the practices of hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities, relating to the care of patients, treatment received, conditions of quarters, professionalism of doctors, nurses and aides. Standard of Care experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in British Columbia legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in British Columbia.
The listings below are of Standard of Care experts serving British Columbia.
Expert ListingsExpert Spine Surgeon
Benjamin Bjerke, MD
3320 Grand Mill Ln., ID
Dr. Bjerke has extensive legal experience in both Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Spine Surgery cases involving the spine. He has been in practice for over 10 years, with areas of professional expertise that include: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Scoliosis, XLIF, MIS TLIF, Neuromonitoring (Neurophysiology), and Spinal Cord Stimulators. He has given over 30 national and international presentations. He has provided legal expertise in dozens of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, and Physician Competence cases.
American Safety Consulting
Gary L. Buffington, CSP, CRSP, CSHM, PI
Santa Clarita, CA
30 Years Experience. Certified Safety Professional. OSHA, CAL/OSHA, OR/OSHA, TX/OSHA, MSHA compliance expert; Certified OSHA/MSHA Instructor; Construction, General Industry, & Mining Safety/Health standards of care; ANSI; Personal Injury; Investigations; Audits/Inspections; Offices in Florida & Kansas.
Matthew C. Lee, MD, RPh, MS
Matthew C. Lee, MD, RPh, MS
As a physician, pharmacist, pharmacologist and researcher I have the unique and distinct perspective that no other expert has. My multiple degrees provide additional support to my experience to one another in being recognized as an expert by the courts.
Jay Grossman, DDS
Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Jay S. Grossman was accepted to NYU College of Dentistry at the age of 19. After joining the Navy and completing a tour of duty as a Lieutenant in the Dental Corp, he started his own practice in Brentwood, California and has been practicing there since 1991. As a dental expert, he has been involved in over 750 dental malpractice and injury cases. (52% plaintiff / 48% defense)
Monica Argumedo, M.D., Forensic Psychiatrist
Park Ridge, IL
Monica M. Argumedo, M.D. is a Board-Certified Forensic and Clinical Psychiatrist (ABPN) in practice for over 15 years. Dr. Argumedo has testified about her forensic opinions in more than 40 cases in open court. Dr. Argumedo has rendered forensic opinions in many dozens more cases that settle without need for a trial. She opines in civil litigation and criminal jurisdiction and works extensively in HR private administrative matters.
Forensic Psychiatric Associates LLC
Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A
Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in General Psychiatry and in Forensic Psychiatry. He has been named as a "Distinguished Life Fellow" of the American Psychiatric Association - a special distinction "for exceptional contributions to the community and the profession of psychiatry." Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has conducted Civil, Criminal, Military, and Administrative Forensic Psychiatric Examinations in many states. He offers Independent Medical Examinations and Testimony for Plaintiff and Defense.
Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist
Dr. Adhia is triple Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry consulting in civil, criminal and probate cases and testifying as needed. Recent cases include competency complicated by alcoholism with liver failure, transplant ineligibility and delusions in the question of competency; date rape (DFSA) drugs; malpractice regarding medication; matricide; medical malpractice between treater and patient; PTSD in victims of human trafficking. Dr. Adhia is skilled in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans for anxiety and depression disorders, PTSD, medication, drug, and alcohol addiction.
Dr. Adhia has assisted in many medical malpractice cases, both for the plaintiff and for the defense. Some of medical malpractice cases involve psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatry, wrongful death, sexual exploitation and suicide.
Dr. Adhia is one of about ten Forensic Psychiatrists who is also board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine.
Dr. Adhia currently provides psychiatric treatment to those with Brain Injury, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury at a renowned neurological rehabilitation center. Previously, he served as the Medical Director of a clinic that provided treatment to psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder patients. Dr. Adhia has conducted evaluations and treatment in a maximum-security correctional facility requiring his skill in diagnosing and treating addiction, severe psychotic disorders, mood disorders and Impulse disorders; he treated psychosis with hallucination and delusional disorders, schizophrenia. Psychiatric conditions among offenders were often combined with drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Dr. Adhia serves on the faculties of University of Texas Health and Science Center. In the past he was on the faculty of the University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Psychiatry.
In 2019, Dr. Adhia was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.
Dr. Adhia conducts forensic evaluations with Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network assessing victims of human trafficking, kidnapping, false imprisonment and undue influence. His skill in diagnosing PTSD is an asset in this setting.
Dr. Adhia is experienced in institutional standards of care and medical malpractice in hospital and institutional settings with application to private treatment, rehab or senior care.
Software Analysis Group
Steven Kursh, Ph.D., CSDP, CLP
Steven R. Kursh, Ph.D., CSDP, CLP is a seasoned management consultant and expert witness. He has extensive technical and management experience in the computer software industry. He has and retail. He has been admitted by the Courts in numerous IP and contract dispute matters. His clients include Adobe Bank of America Samsung HP and Honeywell.
The Kilpatrick Group, PA
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE
Since 2003, Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group, PA has been a service provider of motor vehicle crash reconstruction to our legal and insurance clients. Gary is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensic Engineer (DFE). He has extensive engineering education, training and experience in Standards of Care concerning motor vehicles , motorcycles, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), Cranes, Forklifts, Amusement Park Rides and Industrial Process Equipment. Gary has a Class-A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). He has driven commercial tractor trailer trucks and has tanker, hazardous materials, triples, passenger bus and school bus endorsements and is a commercial tractor trailer expert. Gary is also a member of the North Carolina Truckers Association. He holds certifications through Northwestern University’s Center For Public Safety in motor vehicle crash reconstruction and commercial tractor trailer truck crash reconstruction. Gary is also a part-time NC School Bus driver and School Bus Safety Expert. He has also been an avid motorcycle rider for 30 years and is a motorcycle and ATV/ROV expert. Gary travels throughout the United States to investigate motor vehicle crashes, product defect and failure claims resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.
Georgia Persky Consulting LLC
Georgia J. Persky RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC, is a seasoned nurse with over 40 years of broad Clinical Nursing experience (inpatient and surgical) and 25 years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Expertise include Nursing, Hospital, Nursing Home and Home Health Agency, Fall Protection, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wrongful Death, Healthcare Practices and Records, Legal Nurse Consultants / LNC