A Urology expert witness is a Urologist (Urological Surgeon) who testifies on surgical treatment of disease of the kidney, ureter, bladder, and prostate. Urology is a surgical field dealing with the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the urinary tract of both males and females. Urologists are Medical Doctors (M.D.s) who undertake five years of specialty training during a postgraduate residency in Urology. Those who successfully pass their board examination are eligible for certification by the American Board of Urology. Urologists manage non-surgical disease of the urinary tract such as infections and prostate enlargement, though they also manage surgical issues such as prostatectomy, renal cancer, and ureteral stenting. Urologists also handle reproductive problems in men while Gynecologists specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility manage similar issues in women. Urologists may elect to subspecialize in one of two fields. Pediatric Urology deals with the treatment of urological disease and congenital urological anomalies in children. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) specialists treat pelvic floor issues such as incontinence, organ prolapse, fistulas, and pelvic pain. Each of these areas may be addressed by a Urology expert witness.
Litigation against Urological Surgeons is less frequent than in other surgical specialties, though it does occur. Typical allegations include failure to diagnose and/or treat various urological conditions. The diagnosis and management of prostate cancer is also an emerging area in plaintiff claims. An experienced Urology expert witness is a critical first step for evaluating any claim.
Elite Medical Experts reviews all aspects of Urology litigation and consultation, including:
Due to the complex range of topics in Urology, an experienced Board-Certified Urology expert witness from a top university medical center is a critical resource for challenging assignments. To secure a hand-selected Urology 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.