Santa J. Bartholomew M.D., FAAP, FCCM

Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew M.D., FAAP, FCCM

Pediatric Medical Experts, LLC
411 Walnut Street, STE 400
Green Cove Springs , FL 32043-3443
Office: 727-698-4000
Introduction

Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor of Pediatrics at two esteemed medical universities. She is double-boarded by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care medicine.

Her primary specialty has been Pediatric Critical Care medicine since 1990, and Dr. Bartholomew has practiced for decades in nearly every conceivable setting from state-of-the-art quaternary care centers, to large academic centers and level I trauma centers with very busy Pediatric Emergency Departments and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs).

Over the years, Dr. Santa, as she is known to her patients, has had the opportunity to perform locums work in many small and medium-sized community-based hospitals throughout the nation, including Alaska, and she has traveled extensively around the world to provide services to patients in remote villages of undeveloped third-world countries.

Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew’s practice roles have consisted of Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Emergency Consultant, and Emergency Transport of critically ill children, including helicopter flight time in urgent situations. She has managed congenital heart surgery patients who require open heart surgery, renal and all manner of transplant patients, pediatric trauma patients, ECMO support of cardiac patients, and a wide variety of common to rare medical and general pediatric surgical diseases.

She has served as the President of a large 475-member medical staff and has held a variety of professional governance positions. She has been involved in building ground-up PICU programs, spearheading many policy and quality improvement projects, and participating in numerous peer review situations.

Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew is in good standing and holds unrestricted licenses with 17 state medical boards with no history of disciplinary actions. She has been performing legal review and court services since 1993. During that time, she has successfully delivered testimony for both plaintiff and defense clients across an array of complex pediatric and critical care cases, custody cases, and criminal cases for the court. Her opinions are highly sought after and are based on a solid educational foundation and developed over 30-plus years of rigorous clinical practice in a myriad of settings all around the world.

Dr. Bartholomew has the drive and energy to stay the course during lengthy litigations and always delivers accurate, comprehensive expert medical opinions with excellence and integrity. She has repeatedly proven to be a valuable witness in depositions and at trial offering a broad fund of knowledge and unwavering ethical center.


Areas of Expertise
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Child Abuse
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: * EDUCATION:
Undergraduate
July 1978 to June 1982
Villanova University, Villanova, PA — Bachelor of Science, Biology

Medical Education
July 1982 to June 1986
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA — Doctor of Medicine

Internship
July 1986 to June 1987
University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD
Department Chairman: Michael Berman
Chief of Service: Carol Carrachio, M.D.

Residency / Chief Residency
July 1987 to June 1990
University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD
Department Chairman: Michael Berman
Chief of Service: Carol Carrachio, M.D.

Fellowship
July 1990 to June 1993
Cornell-Columbia, The New York Hospital, Weill Medical Center,
New York, NY
Department Chairman: Maria New, M.D.
Chief of Service: Bruce Greenwald, M.D.

* QUALIFIED EXPERT: AR, CT, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, LA, MA, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

* CERTIFICATION:
Pediatrics Certificate No. 53650
Date of Certification: 10/01/1994

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Certificate No. 627
Date of Certification: 08/13/1996
Recertification: 12/31/2005, and 11/04/2016
Next Certification: 2026

* LICENSURE:
Connecticut
Issued 08/23/2007, Expired 07/31/2008
(in process, pending reinstatement)

District of Columbia
Issued 04/24/2015, Expires 12/31/2021

Florida
Issued 10/10/2019, Expires 01/31/2022

Georgia
Issued 01/12/2006, Expires 07/31/2021

Illinois
Issued 07/01/2016, Expires 07/31/2023

Indiana
Issued 09/29/2006, Expires 10/31/2021

Kansas
Issued 07/01/2007, Expired 06/30/2008
(in process, pending reinstatement)

Maryland
Issued 12/15/1987, Expires 12/31/2021

Minnesota
Issued 08/24/2007, Expired 11/10/2007

Montana
Issued 10/01/20, Expires 03/31/2022

Nevada
Issued 07/26/2015, Expires 06/30/2020

New Mexico
Issued 07/14/2010, Expired 07/01/2017

New York
Issued 01/01/1993, Expires 12/31/2021

North Carolina
Issued 09/2013, Expires 07/31/2021

Pennsylvania
Issued 02/19/20, Expires 12/31/2020

South Carolina
Issued 04/03/2015, Expires 06/30/2021

Virginia
Issued 07/01/1993, Expires 07/31/2021
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: * PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Silver Member
Member of the American Burn Association
Member of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Member of the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

GOVERNANCE ROLES:

* AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
Section on Clinical, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Section on Transport
Section on Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Section on Pharmacy

* SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
Section on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Section on Pediatrics
Section on Anesthesia
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Professor of Pediatrics
East Carolina University
Brody School of Medicine
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834

Professor of Pediatrics
Georgetown School of Medicine
3300 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007

Extensive teaching and speaking experience. See website for partial listing of lectures, full lecture list available upon request. Professional and Community service including both domestic and international, honors and awards and more is available on our website. Please feel free to contact regarding any additional questions you may have.
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: 50+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Pediatric critical care, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist, child abuse, DKA, burn care, congenital heart disease, pediatric infectious diseases, sepsis, wrongful death, trauma, and traumatic brain injury among others.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 20+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: July, 2020
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 20+
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 30+
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, lab test interpretation, radiology interpretation, reports, attorney-client family consultations, chart review, case preparation, trial consultations, expert deposition & testimony.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please email us or visit www.PediatricExperts.com for a downloadable fee schedule.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please email us or visit www.PediatricExperts.com for a downloadable fee schedule.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please email us or visit www.PediatricExperts.com for a downloadable fee schedule.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please email us or visit www.PediatricExperts.com for a downloadable fee schedule.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please email us or visit www.PediatricExperts.com for a downloadable fee schedule.

References

Bruce Klores & Associates
1735 20th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-628-8100

Byron Mitchell
bmitchell@rawlsmcnelis.com
804-622-0680 Direct

LeClair-Ryan Attorneys at Law
Mr. R. Herbert
804-783-2000