Surgery File Review Consultants

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Medical File Review Consultants. The following list of board certified Surgery physicians are available to provide a Medical file review, Utilization review, Chart review, Peer review, Second opinion (2nd opinion), Underwriting report, Disability opinion, Pre-authorization, etc.

Thomas H. Wareing, MD HonorHealth

Phoenix, Arizona
Thoracic Surgery, Surgery - Fellow American College of Surgeons and Fellow American College Cardiology Board certified Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery Extensive experience in credentialing/privileging/peer review for a multiple hospital system Quality and Safety Improvement in multiple hospital system Graduate training in Quality Improvement Intermountain Healthcare 2019 Cardiovascular Service line medical director 70+ peer reviewed scientific publications Former faculty Washington University School of Medicine 1988-1994 SEAK File Review training 2022

Shirley Domingo, M.D.

Elk Grove, California
Surgery

Edgar A Gamboa, M.D. Edgar A Gamboa MD Medical Corp

Prunedale, California
Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Endovenous radiofrequency and laser ablation Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSD, 1985-96 Most Outstanding Alumnus, CIM, 2011 Most Outstanding Alumnus, USP, 2002 Fellow, American College of Surgeons, since 1990 Fellow, International College of Surgeons Fellow, SAGES Fellow, SPSA File review experience as Chair of Surgery (and Quality Review committees) at three hospitals in Hawaii and in California.

Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS Shores Medical Group

Riverside, California
Critical Care Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Surgery, Surgical Critical Care - Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgeon with 8 years in full-time academic and clinical practice. Dual board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Expertise in surgical critical care, trauma surgery, elective and emergency general surgery. Admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Member of multiple national surgical societies. Nominated for multiple teaching awards. Highly regarded skills in objective and thorough chart review, expert witness services, public speaking, deposition and trial testimony for both plaintiff and defendants.

Alexander Marmureanu, MD California Heart and Lung Surgery Medical Center

Los Angeles, California
Surgery, Thoracic Surgery - Dr. Alexander Marmureanu is a prominent thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, with special expertise in the field of minimally invasive surgery where he developed and pioneered several techniques and procedures. Dr. Marmureanu completed his surgical training at NYU Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York City, where he was actively involved in the field of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery research. His Thoracic Surgery Fellowship was completed at UCLA, where he continued to practice as UCLA faculty/Clinical Instructor, and then joined Cedars Sinai Medical staff.

Jennifer McNeil, MD self

Acampo, California
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery - As well as having a full time Colorectal Surgery practice, I have been teaching General Surgery Residents and medical students and am an Assistant Clinical Professor at Touro University. I have done chart review for Medical Quality in my current hospital for 3 years - reviewing patient charts from a surgical perspective. Previously I worked in the sole Colorectal Surgery group in Oklahoma City for 13 years and also did some case review on occasion for attorneys there. The majority of my work is laparoscopic and I am Board Certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Milton L Owens, MD, CM

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Surgery - Dr Owens specializes in bariatric and general/abdominal surgery for people suffering from morbid obesity. He is currently Medical Director of Bariatrics at Chapman Global Medical Center, where he is Chief of Surgery. Dr. Owens has an extensive list of Academic Appointments ranging from 1974-present. He has served on Editorial Boards and has more than 45 journal Publications. He has a patent for a Kidney Insulating Device which was granted in February 1980. For more information see: http://coastalobesity.com/Coastal-Center-For-Obesity-Information/Meet-Dr-Milton-Owens.asp

Marco Ferrara, MD Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando

Orlando, Florida
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery - I am board certified in general and colorectal surgery. I serve as an associate program director for an ACGME-accredited colorectal fellowship and an unaccredited minimally invasive surgery fellowship. I am also involved in teaching general surgery residents at Orlando Health. I serve as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at both Florida State University and the University of Central Florida Colleges of Medicine. I am actively involved in clinical practice, education, and clinical research. I also serve on multiple local and national committees.

Cheryl L.S. Gandee, D.O., F.A.C.O.S., D.F.A.C.O.S.

Fleming Island, Florida
Surgery - Fellow ACOS 1989 Distinguished Fellow ACOS 2020 Very broad medical and surgical training and experience Multiple peer reviews and JAGMAN reviews while in military Meticulous attention to details

K. Andrew Larson, MD Flourishing Health Inc.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Surgery - General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Obesity Medicine, Bariatric Surgery (weight lost surgery), hernia surgery, mesh, weight loss medicine

SOTIRIS STAMOU, MD, Ph.D, FACS Bayfront Medical Center

N. Redington beach, Florida
Surgery, Thoracic Surgery - Trained cardiothoracic surgeon. Experience in surgery of the heart, valve, minimally invasive surgery, aortic and endovascular surgery, lung and esophageal surgery, chest wall and diaphragm surgery. Leader in aortic and mitral valve surgery. Faculty appointment as Assistant professor of surgery at University of Miami. Experience with file review and Medical expert witness testimony.

Thomas J. Zaydon, MD

Miami, Florida
Dermatology, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, Surgery, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine - Voluntary Professor Plastic Surgery, University of Miami Fellow American College of Surgeons Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery Chief of Plastic Surgeon, Mercy Hospital

Cheickna Diarra, MD, FACS Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Smyrna, Georgia
Surgery - Fellow of American Board of Surgery. Experienced Medical chart reviewer. Extensive experience in medical error prevention and patient safety. Highly skilled in Minimally invasive general surgery, acute care surgery and trauma surgery. Completed a fellowship in Bariatric, minimally invasive and robotic surgery and currently working as a minimally invasive general surgeon/robotic surgeon at Kaiser, GA in Atlanta. Very attentive to details and extremely thorough. I work in a very efficient manner and I am easily accessible. Additional information available upon request.

Mallory A Lawrence, MD

Augusta, Georgia
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery - Completion of Physician Retraining and Reentry Program through the University of California San Diego. This is an 180 CME hour educational and medical retraining program to prepare subspecialists to practice adult primary care medicine.

Thomas J. Esposito, MD,MPH OSF Healthcare/ University of Illinois College of Medicine

Brimfield, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, Surgical Critical Care - Over 30 years experience in General Surgery (Emergency & Elective), Trauma Surgery, Burns, and Critical Care. Also served as Medical Director of a wound center. Extensive EMS experience, Experienced case reviewer. Numerous publications on preventable deaths and quality assurance.

Paul E. Pacheco, MD, FACS, FASCRS Springfield Clinic

Springfield , Illinois
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery - Dr. Pacheco is clinically active surgeon who is board certified in Colon & Rectal surgery and General surgery. He has been in clinical practice since 2012. He is on the clinical faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He serves as the Chair of the Department of General Surgery at HSHS St. John’s Hospital and is the medical director of the Outpatient Surgical Center. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Springfield Clinic. His interest and experience in file review began while serving on peer-review, quality control, and medical executive committees.

Kenneth P. Sanders, B.A., M.D.

Naperville, Illinois
Hand Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic, Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, General Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement (knee and hips), Orthoscopic Knee Surgery, ACL Surgery, All of Fracture Care, Hand Surgery, Back and Neck Pain, Involved in file review, medical malpractice, personal injury, depositions, and trial testimony for over 35 years.

Jason Brodsky, MD

Rockville, Maryland
Surgery - Dr. Brodsky is a board certified general surgeon practicing in suburban Washington, DC. He has extensive experience in medical necessity cases, including chart review and deposition. He is also experienced in utilization review. He is active in peer review and is able to perform outside chart review for medical staff services.

William Epps, MD SuperPosition Consulting, LLC

Bowie, Maryland
Plastic Surgery, Surgery - Over 15 years of medical experience. Board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. I hold leadership positions in the departments of general surgery and plastic surgery . With a wealth of overall medical knowledge, my ability to work well with others makes me a valuable asset. I sit on committees overseeing provider clinical performance improvement across all medical and surgical specialties as well as operating room management. Chart reviews, file reviews, utilization management decisions, appeals review, peer reviews, and medical legal consulting are my areas of expertise.

Joel Stracke, DO

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Surgery - General surgery residency trained. Abdominal transplant fellowship trained focusing in liver transplant, kidney transplant and hepatobiliary surgery. Surgical director of adult renal transplant at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Kidney Transplant Center. Surgical director of pediatric renal transplant at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Surgery clerkship director for Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Nina J Paonessa, D.O., FACOS

Wall, New Jersey
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Proctology, Surgery - Fellowship trained and practicing colon and rectal surgeon. Participated in Peer chart review for general surgery, colon and rectal surgery and endoscopic procedures (colonoscopies).

Emil Shakov, MD Specialty Physicians, PC

Freehold, New Jersey
Surgery - I am a board certified General Surgeon who has been performing File Reviews since 2015 for Utilization Management, Causality, Auto Injury, Disability, Appropriate Care, Standards of Care review.

Teddi Swidinsky, MD, FACS

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Surgery

william doscher, M.D.

Great Neck, New York
Surgery, Vascular Surgery - Expertise in venous and thrombotic disorders Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Zucker/Northwell School of Medicine

Juanne Osigweh, MD, MPH, FACS

Buffalo, New York
Surgery, Surgical Critical Care - Areas of practice experience: - Experienced in all aspects of critical care management - medical, surgical, cardiac and neurologic critical care including trauma and burns. Additional expertise in critical care oncology. Experienced in discharge appeals, disability reviews, prior authorization, peer review, quality of care and utilization reviews.

Michail Shafir, MD MPH FACS Michail Shafir MD

New York, New York
Surgery - Fellow, American College of Surgery Special interest in Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine tumors, melanoma and surgical oncology

Xenophon P Xenophontos, MD Long Island Vascular & Surgical, PC

Garden City, New York
Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Ashish K Jain, MD

Charlotte, North Carolina
Surgery, Vascular Surgery - 1) General Surgery Residency at UNC-Chapel Hill 2) Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern University 3) Registered Physician for Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation 4) Specialize in open vascular surgery and endovascular surgical procedures

Shannnon M Foster, MD FACS SMF Coverage & Solutions LLC

Reading, Pennsylvania
Surgery, Surgical Critical Care - Leadership roles in multiple professional organizations and institutional committees including Ethics, Credentials, By-Laws, and Surgical Quality. Previous positions include oversight and responsibility to review all Performance Improvement and Quality efforts for Divisional and Departmental initiatives as well as individual provider performance measures. Experience with both focused-question and global external and internal chart review for performance and quality measures. Areas of interest expand beyond the usual Trauma/Surgical Critical Care spectrum to prevention and palliation.

Ekong Uffort, MD

Friendswood, Texas
Surgery - Fellowship trained in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Experience in Trauma surgery.

salman s malik, MD Virginia commonwealth University

Chester, Virginia
Surgery - Fellowship trained in Bariatric surgery. Experience in Surgical critical care and trauma.

Phillip A Dean, MD University of Washington Valley Medical Center

Federal Way, Washington
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery - File review experience in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery
You can also find Surgery File Review Consultants who are licensed in:
Maryland, Washington, Georgia, California, New York, Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey, Michigan, New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona