Gynecology (Ob-Gyn)

Gynecology (OB-GYN) Expert Witness

A Gynecology expert witness is an Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB-GYN) who testifies about women’s health and obstetric issues. Gynecology (sometimes spelled Gynaecology) is a field of medicine and surgery specializing in diseases of the female reproductive tract. In the United States, nearly all Gynecologists are also Obstetricians, thus giving rise to the term OB/GYN. Gynecologists treat a variety of conditions including cancer, infections, infertility, endometriosis, and incontinence. Some Gynecologists specialize in Gynecologic-Oncology, the exclusive treatment of cancers of the female reproductive organs including ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancer. The most common surgeries in Gynecology include dilation and curettage (“D & C”), hysterectomy (i.e. removal of the uterus), tubal ligation, diagnostic laparoscopy, and cervical procedures including cryosurgery and LEEP.  A highly qualified Gynecology expert witness can testify in any of these areas.

Litigation against Gynecologists is infrequent but typically involves allegations of delayed or improper treatment as well as complications of surgery.

Gynecology (OB-GYN) Case Matter

Elite Medical Experts reviews all aspects of Gynecologic litigation and will immediately hand select a Gynecology expert witness for any Gynecology case including:

  • Cancerous and pre-cancerous diseases of the female reproductive organs
    • Ovarian cancer
    • Uterine cancer
    • Endometrial cancer
    • Cervical atypia and cervical cancer
    • Tumors of the fallopian tubes, vagina, and vulva
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Amenorrhea
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual cycles)
  • Infertility
  • Endometriosis
  • Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual flow)
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Infections
    • Bacterial vaginosis
    • Cervicitis
    • PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
    • Tubo-ovarian abscess
    • Urethritis (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea)
    • Bartholin’s cyst or abscess
  • Hormonal disorders and Infertility
  • Gynecologic surgery
    • Dilation and Curettage (D & C)
    • Hysterectomy (removal of the uterus)
    • Oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries)
    • Tubal ligation
    • Hysteroscopy (inspection of the uterine cavity)
    • Diagnostic laparoscopy (minimally invasive surgery that is particularly useful for endometriosis)
    • Exploratory laparotomy (“Exploratory surgery”)
    • Suburethral slings.
    • Cystocele (urinary bladder prolapse) treatment
    • Rectocele (rectal prolapse) treatment
    • Cervical excision procedures; LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)

Due to the complex issues involved, an experienced Board-Certified Gynecology expert witness from a top university medical center is an invaluable resource for challenging assignments. To secure a hand-selected Gynecology expert witness who is ready to work with you, please contact Elite Medical Experts and speak with a physician or nurse on Elite’s experienced Case Strategy Team today.

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