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Expert witness Definition:

A medical expert (also known as a medical expert witness ) is a doctor who provides an opinion on specific medical questions for a specific client. Clients for a medical report can be courts, insurance companies, lawyers, professional associations or private individuals.

What is an expert witness/Medical expert witness?

An expert witness is a person whose opinion, by virtue of education, training, certification, skill or experience, is accepted by a judge as an expert in a particular field. The judge may take into account the specialized (scientific, technical or other) opinion of the witness about the evidence or facts, submitted to the court regarding a particular case they are reviewing.  The written or testified opinion is then referred to as the “expert opinion”. Expert witnesses may also provide “expert testimony” in a court of law within their competence. Their testimony may be contradicted by the testimony of other experts or other evidence or facts. 

Our Medical Expert Services

California QME workers comp cases

Civil litigation cases

Disability retirement & other medical disputes

Second medical expert opinion written or deposition

 

Who is Dr. Golshani

General Specialties: Interventional & Vascular/Endovascular Radiology, Image guided medicine  and Diagnostic Radiology

Specialty Focus: All imaging modalities including CT, MRI, X-ray, Fluoroscopy, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography and much more.  Extensive procedural experience in ablations of benign and malignant tumors of the liver/kidney/bone/lung., biopsies (Lung biopsy/Liver Bopsy/Abdominal Mass Biopsy/ Parotid and salivary gland biopsy/ Thyroid biopsy/ CT and Ultrasound Guided Biopsy/breast biopsy/lymph node biopsy, central venous catheters, Embolization procedures, IVC filter placement and retrieval, interventional radiology, interventional oncology including chemoembolization and Y90 treatment, missed diagnosis by imaging or endovascular means, musculoskeletal radiology, neuroradiology, pain management, stenting, vertebral augmentation

Why choose our doctor as your Vascular/endovascular and/or Radiology Expert Witness?

Dr. Golshani and his team will provide an expert review of the case and all pertinent imaging studies.  Writeups and medical testimony can be provided as needed.  As a educator Dr. Golshani is well versed in explaining medical topics whether background and basic medical knowledge or specialty specific information.  For trials images can be reconstructed in 3D easily understandable means so that the judge and the jury can clearly see and understand the issues at hand.  

Our reviews can be provided in a timely manner and are accurate.  Medical testimony is clear, concise and to the point with imaging prepared for explanations to provide an unparalleled simple to understand and digest format for even the most difficult or esoteric of topics.  When you retain Dr. Golshani as a medical expert you will work directly with him.  His research team will also help in obtaining further information and publication references to further support testimony. He canl be available to you for conferences and testimony within 24 hours notice.

Contact us now and know that our resources and knowledge will be available to you. 

 

Dr. Golshani’s CV

 

CURRENT POSITION

LA Vascular 

LA Vascular Center

Vascular Interventional Radiologist, Chief 2015 to Present

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Emory University School of Medicine – Atlanta, Georgia

Vascular Interventional Radiology Fellowship

Albert Einstein School of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center – Bronx, New York

Diagnostic Radiology Residency

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Beverly Hills, California

General Surgery Internship

Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, Massachusetts

Doctor of Medicine & Masters of Arts in Biomedical Sciences

University of California at San Diego – La Jolla, California

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Honors:  Howard Hughes research grant 

            University leadership award

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Montefiore Medical Center of Albert Einstein School of Medicine – Bronx, NY   

Evaluating the predictive value of immediate post-TACE non-contrast CT in tumor response

Montefiore Medical Center of Albert Einstein School of Medicine – Bronx, NY     

System wide evaluation of intracranial aneurysms rupture rates in 20,000 Bronx patients. 

Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA 

Investigating the efficacy of breast cyst aspiration in treatment of painful breast cysts. 

Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA  

University-wide study on interventional IVC filters, comparing the morbidity and mortality rates among patients with permanent versus retrievable IVC filters.

Columbia University School of Medicine – New York, NY     

Stony Brook University School of Medicine –  Stony Brook, NY

– Profiling disease related inflammatory cytokines in Type II Diabetic patients compared with controls.  

– Prospective study assessing the role of degredative enzymes, such as matrix metalloproteinase, in several inflammatory conditions.   

University of California at San Diego – La Jolla, CA

Genetics bench research conducted on the redundancy of developmental MADS-Box genes which are essential to the growth and reproduction of the Arabidopsis Thaliana, a genetic model.  

(Published Nature 2003)

Salk Institute – La Jolla, CA

Independent research project on light signaling in hypocotyl development of Arabidopsis Thaliana, a genetic model. 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • SVC syndrome as the initial presentation of prostate cancer recurrence. JVIR, Submitted September 10th 2014.
  • Small Cerebral Aneurysms Rupture. A Retrospective Population-based Analysis of 20,000 Neurovascular Imaging Studies. RSNA. November 30th 2012.
  • Contrast Trapping in Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Non-Contrast CT after Chemoembolization with Drug Eluting Beads May Predict Tumor Response. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. June 14-17, 2012
  • The Influence of Hyperglycemia on Circulating T Helper Cell Cytokine Profiles. Submitted to Journal of Cytokine 2012
  • Periodontal Treatment and Serum Matrix Metalloproteinases in Diabetic and Non-diabetic Subjects; International Association for Dental Research 2008
  • Assessing the redundancy of MADS-box genes during carpel and ovule development. Nature. 2003 Jul 3; 424(6944): 85-8.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology – Reviewer 2008 to 2015

Boston University School of Medicine Honors Thesis Recognition; 2005

Honors recognition for novel research conducted at Columbia University School of Medicine 

“The Influence of Hyperglycemia on Circulating T Helper Cell Cytokine Profiles”

University of California at San Diego Leadership Award; 2003

Associated Student Presidents award.

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Medical Students United     2006-2009

Founder of an organization which works in conjunction with the Cinterandes foundation in Ecuador to facilitate international rotations for medical students.  Since its inception, time has been donated through the organization to the surgical mobile unit, a mobile operating room providing interventions to remote Ecuadorian locations.    

Massachusetts Medical Society     Waltham, Massachusetts 2006-2007  

Delegate on the MMS Men’s Health Committee.  

Hospital Regional     Cuenca, Ecuador 2006

Volunteering with the Cinterandes foundation, providing surgical interventions and medical care via the use of the Mobile Surgical Unit and Telemedicine to remote underserved regions throughout the andes mountains.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York and California Medical Board
  • Society of Interventional Radiology, 2006-present 
  • American Board of Radiology, 2010 Present
  • Massachusetts Medical Society: Delegate on Men’s Health Committee, 2006-2009
  • American Medical Association, 2005-present
  • Maimonides Society, 2005-2009
  • Medical Students United: