JOEL CHODOS, MD, JD

JOEL CHODOS, MD, JD

Digestive Health Center
930 OLD HARMONY RD STE
NEWARK , DE 19713
Office: 302-455-1980
Fax: 302-455-1999
Introduction

Over 15 years of various medico-legal experience including trial experience while in full time active practice of medicine. Board certified in GI and Internal Medicine. Columbia University graduate and Mt Sinai residency. Excellent communication skills including scientific/medical issues explained in layman's terms. Careful, Insightful, Deliberate, Articulate Analysis. Timely performance. Keen attention to detail. Have JD degree acquired while in full time medical practice. Member California bar. Meticulous attention to detail in analysis and presentation. Medical school teaching experience and also have taught medicine and physiology at local university. Publish GI newsletter for physicians. Voted a Top Doc by my peers in my state nine times.


Areas of Expertise
  • Gastroenterology
  • Medical Malpractice

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MD, Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha
JD, Northwestern Calif Univ School of Law
AB, Columbia College, NY Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: AGA, ASGE
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Numerous Grand Rounds to medical audiences.
Publish GI newsletter for physicians on GI topics.
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: 35
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Gastroenterology, GI medicine
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 30%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 70%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: six
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: four
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: four
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 15
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: expert witness, reports, atty assistance, Indep medical exam
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $420
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $420
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $420
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $420
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: depends on circumstances.

References

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