Jeannette Capella

Dr. Jeannette Capella

The Iowa Clinic
1212 PLEASANT STREET, STE 211
DES MOINES , IA 50309
Mobile: 540-589-6349
Office: 540-589-6349

Introduction

Jeannette Capella, MD, MEd, FACS is an Acute Care Surgeon practicing at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She has nearly 20 years experience in Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She also teaches medical students, surgery residents and practicing physicians, and she has numerous publications in trauma journals.


Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery/Trauma Medicine

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Doctor of Medicine
Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Medical Licenses in Iowa and Texas
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (Fellow)
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Association for Surgical Education
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Extensive experience teaching trauma surgery, general surgery, and surgical critical care to medical students, surgery residents, practicing physicians, nurses, ancillary staff. Numerous presentations at professional meetings in trauma surgery, and surgical education.
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: <5
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Trauma Surgery, General Surgery
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 80
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 20
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: <5
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: >5 yrs
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: <5
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: <5
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 19+
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Case review, deposition, trial testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $525
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $525
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $1000
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses, copy fees, etc.

References

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