Pediatric Medical Experts
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Pediatric Medical Experts provides Expert Medical Opinions, Testimony, Case Reviews & Risk Assessment to attorneys and parents.
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Delivering Expert Pediatric Opinions with Integrity Since 1993 ™

Welcome to Pediatric Medical Experts

At Pediatric Medical Experts we provide high-quality pediatric medical experts for services ranging from medical file reviews, insurance reviews, and expert witnesses. Their sole educational and experiential background is in the care of infants and children.

Dr. Bartholomew and her team have all practiced in pediatrics for 35+ years making their opinions seasoned with not only exemplary educational background but also with years of bedside experience, which is why they are often sought after to operate as pediatric litigation consultants. 

As Pediatric Litigation Consultants, Dr. Bartholomew and her team provide specialized expertise and guidance in legal cases involving children. With backgrounds in pediatrics and child welfare, they provide their expertise to assist attorneys, courts, risk managers, hospitals, and other parties involved in cases that concern children.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Please click on the Areas of Expertise below to find out more information. If you have questions about an area that we have not listed, please contact us.

Our Services

Our pediatric medical file reviews, medical risk assessments, and expert testimony have helped attorneys throughout the United States obtain the best results for their clients in both criminal and civil matters. For anyone looking for pediatric litigation experts, we provide an initial phone consultation to help you determine your next steps.

Pediatric Medical Malpractice Case Review

Most healthcare providers give extraordinary care in very stressful situations. They perform with knowledge and skill and save many lives over the course of their careers. But even the best providers make avoidable mistakes that can lead to injury, illness, or death.  We conduct a complete review of the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses.

Plaintiff Case Review

We analyze and evaluate the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses completely missed and how that may have injured a child or even caused their death. 

Defendant Case Review

We evaluate the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses. We provide risk assessments for the hospital and insurance companies. We assist the physicians or hospital legal team in identifying weaknesses in their case or aid in defending the actions of the hospital and/or physician and their team. 

Medical Risk Assessment

Pediatric Medical Malpractice Case Review

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We provide Medical Risk Assessments for hospitals, insurance companies and attorneys. We’ll identify weaknesses and strengths and provide recommendations to help improve your patient care and minimize the risk of pediatric medical malpractice.

pediatric medical malpractice

Most healthcare providers give extraordinary care in very stressful situations. They perform with knowledge and skill and save many lives over the course of their careers. But even the best providers make avoidable mistakes that can lead to injury, illness, or death.  We conduct a complete review of the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses.

Plaintiff Case Review

We analyze and evaluate the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses completely missed and how that may have injured a child or even caused their death.

Defendant Case Review

We evaluate the medical records and assist in identifying misdiagnoses or diagnoses. We provide risk assessments for the hospital and insurance companies. We assist the physicians or hospital legal team in identifying weaknesses in their case or aid in defending the actions of the hospital and/or physician and their team.

Medical Risk Assessment

pediatric medical risk assessment

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We provide Medical Risk Assessments for hospitals, insurance companies and attorneys. We’ll identify weaknesses and strengths and provide recommendations to help improve your patient care and minimize the risk of pediatric medical malpractice.

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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

By Santa J. Bartholomew M.D. FAAP, FCCM See Corresponding Case Study: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) is clinically defined as a triad including hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and acute kidney injury.  This condition causes

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In many instances, it’s the case study that brings us to a treatment plan. We bring you the case study and corresponding journal article in our Medical Journal Blog.

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The Pediatric Medico-Legal Intersection

In the intricate intersection of medicine and law, few realms are as crucial and delicate as pediatric medico-legal issues. Children, as the most vulnerable members of our society, require a unique and vigilant approach when it comes to their medical care and legal rights.

Santa J. Bartholomew, MD, FAAP, FCCM has dedicated more than 35 years to the expert pediatric care of children and to the legal community in helping these children and parents understand what happened when things went wrong.

This pediatric medico-legal website aims to illuminate the multifaceted terrain where healthcare, ethics, and legal considerations converge in the context of pediatric medicine. From medical malpractice to child custody disputes and the protection of minors whether from child abuse, sexual abuse, or child custody battles we strive to bring sanity, clarity and compassion to the intricacies of this field and all participants, whether they be plaintiff or defendant. As pediatric medical experts, our goal is to unlock and clarify what happened, how it happened, why it happened, and identify any areas of wrongdoing or validate actions that were done correctly.

Join us on this journey as we explore the rights, responsibilities, and complexities that define the world of pediatric medico-legal matters.

As you peruse the contents of our pediatric Medico-Legal site, in addition to the many services we provide, you’ll also find:

Pediatric Articles: Covering standards of care for various pediatric illnesses and injuries, many of which may help you in determining if you may be looking at a possible pediatric medical malpractice case, sexual abuse of a child or child abuse.

Case Studies: Real-life case studies with corresponding pediatric articles that can help to shed light on possible medico-legal issues involving pediatric patients, child abuse or sexual abuse of a child. You’ll see insights into how these cases should be handled in accordance with accepted standards of care.

Medical Guidelines: In every article we write, we strive to detail the current standards of care that should be given to every child. These medical guidelines and best practices for pediatric care can be essential in legal proceedings.

With over 35 years in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM), Santa J. Bartholomew MD, FAAP, FCCM is a Trusted and Well Respected Pediatric Medical Expert and Pediatric Litigation Strategy Consultant Throughout the Medical and Legal Communities.

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