Dr. Yadin David

Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC
1111 Hermann Drive, Suite 12B
Houston, TX 77004
Web Site
Phone: 713-522-6666
Fax: 713-522-6686

Over 30 years biomedical engineering experience in medical technologies from pre-purchase evaluation, installation, training, servicing and incidents investigation. Wide expertise of variety of medical equipment and accessories including infusion pumps, lasers, electrosurgery units, monitors, ventilators, X-ray, implantable, catheter and defibrillators. Also, expert in patent infringement, Electromagnetic interferences (EMI) with medical devices and with Telemedicine systems design and application. Member of FDA advisory panel. Registered engineer, certified clinical engineer, and diploma in forensic engineering and technology.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: B.Sc., M.Sc., Ed.D., P.E., C.C.E., F.A.I.M.B.E., F.A.C.F.E.I., F.A.C.C.E.

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: AIMBE, ACCE, AAMI, ACFE, IEEE, IFMBE,IUPESM.

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Academic appointments at University of Texas, School of Public Health, and until 2010 also at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, both in Houston, Texas. Also, visiting professor at Tec de Monterrey School of Medicine, Mexico. Many national and international presentations about Medical Technology management, Medical equipment risks management, Maintenance service, Compliance, Telemedicine, patent infringement, and Medical Devices Regulations.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: About 100 cases.

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Medical equipment failure, patent infrigement, regulations, design defect, manufacturing defect, Instructions for Use, labeling, off label use, maintenence and testing, pre-mature failure, failure to warn, telemedicine, user interface, burn, drug delivery pumps, and accessories failure.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Have been retained by both plaintiffs, defendants and hospitals.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Have been retained by both plaintiffs, defendants and hospitals at different ratios over time.

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: About 55 times.

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: October 2014.

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: About 6 times.

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: About 6 times.

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over 30 yeras.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Biomedical Engineering Consulting, Incident inevstigation, Device/Product testing, Adverse event reports, Service program review, Risk assessment, Patent review, Maintenance and servicing, Design defect, Manufacturing defect, Labeling deficiency, Equipment damage, regulatory compliance, Engineering program review, New Care area commissioning.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Available upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Available upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Available upon request.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Available upon request.

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Available upon request.

References

1.Stuart Wilson, Wilson and Associates, Houston, Texas
e-mail: swilson@swilsonpc.com
2. Christopher Brinkley, The Masters Law Firm, Charleston, W.Va.
e-mail: clbrinkley@aol.com
3. Bas de Blank, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Menlo Park, CA
e-mail: basdeblank@orrick.com

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