John B Caputo

Mr. John B Caputo

J & L Anesthesia Service, LLC
141 Ashmore Drive
Bridgeport , WV 26330
Mobile: 304-677-2444
Office: 304-677-2444
Introduction

CRNA leader. Clinical experience includes general anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, spinal and epidural anesthesia. Administrative experience includes documentation auditing, policies, bylaw compliance, root cause analysis, sentinel event investigation and patient safety. Experience with a wide range of practice settings including rural critical access hospitals, office-based anesthesia, medium sized hospitals, large hospitals, and university practices. Expert witness experience includes cases involving management of airways, awareness under anesthesia, IV infiltration, patient falls and epidurals.

Extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. History of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement.

Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses and the West Virginia University School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program. Seventeen years of teaching experience.

Fourteen years of ongoing Chief CRNA expertise - managing nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Super-user / programmer for electronic anesthesia documentation system implementation and use. Graduated with (3.8 GPA) from La Roche College with Master’s in Health Sciences concentration in Nurse Anesthesia.

Extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. History of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement.

Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses and the West Virginia University School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program. Seventeen years of teaching experience.

Fourteen years of ongoing Chief CRNA expertise - managing nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Super-user / programmer for electronic anesthesia documentation system implementation and use. Graduated with (3.8 GPA) from La Roche College with Master’s in Health Sciences concentration in Nurse Anesthesia.


Areas of Expertise
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: I am a member of the AANA. I hold a BSN from West Virginia University and a Masters from LaRoche College in Pittsburgh, PA. I am a certified registered nurse anesthetist, licensed in WV, FL and PA with 18 years experience in the delivery of anesthesia and 14 years of Chief CRNA experience managing nurse anesthetists.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: I am a member of the AANA and WVANA.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I am a clinical preceptor of both Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses and WVU school of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained as an expert for 10 cases.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Breaching the standard of care related to the following: adverse events related to mismanaged airways, falls, IV infiltration, awareness under anesthesia, aspiration and death.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40%
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Three years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: 1) Phone and or Zoom Consultation
2) Medical Malpractice Review
3) Standard of Care Review
4) Comprehensive Report
5) Deposition
6) Testimony at Trial

References

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