Dr. Tristan Emily Bickman

Tristan Emily BIckman MD
1304 15th Street Suite 100
Santa Monica , CA 90404-1239
Mobile: 310-403-7456
Office: 310-403-7456
Fax: 310-587-9281

Dr. Bickman is a Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist who has been practicing for over 25 years. Dr. Bickman attended top-ranked programs for her education. She did her undergraduate training at University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from The University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Bickman did her internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
She is highly trained and an expert in her field. She has a solo practice for over 25 years and has seen thousands of patients with every type of issue possible. She has performed over 5000 deliveries. She is careful, competent and precise in her care. She has done expert review previously and is very comfortable in the courtroom setting. She is highly regarded in her community and an expert in her specialty. Her years of experience make her a highly qualified expert witness.
Dr Bickman is competent, presents well and very educated in her field. She is extremely qualified as an expert witness. Having over 25,000 patients, she has seen all medical conditions and has become an expert with most scenarios in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Due to her vast clinical experience with a very busy practice and her knowledge and ability to communicate well, she makes an excellent expert witness.
She is an expert in Obstetrics, specifically with fetal birth injury, maternal birth injury, labor and delivery, pregnancy, high risk pregnancy, hemorrhage, ectopic pregnancy, gestational diabetes, shoulder dystocia, intrauterine growth restriction and preeclampsia, and labor management and cesarean sections, vacuum deliveries and operative deliveries. Dr. Bickman is an expert in Gynecology as well, specifically with abnormal Pap smear management, abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause, infertility, pelvic pain, pelvic infections.
She has written a book, with Kelly Rowland on postpartum titled "Whoa, Baby" and has appeared on local news and "The Doctors" as an expert.
Dr. Bickman is highly presentable, reliable and comfortable in a courtroom setting or deposition setting.
She is highly regarded in her community, by her peers and patients for her excellent, thorough and competent care.
Dr. Bickman is also very accessible and responsible and pleased to help. Dr. BIckman has represented the plaintiff as well as the defense successfully.

Best in California 2024, Excellence in Medicine
California Top Doctor 2023, Excellence in Medicine
Best in California 2022, Excellence in Medicine
Top OBGYN 2022 Women in Medicine topdoc
America's Most Honored Doctors 2022
Best of Santa Monica, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014, 2015, 2016

Areas of Expertise
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Doctor of Medicine 1995 University of Southern California
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Medical License, California 1997
Board certification, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: The Doctors: Unnecessary Pelvic Exams
The Doctors: Menopause and Sexual Health
Local News Shows.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 15
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Gestational diabetes, macrosomia, maternal birth trauma, abnormal Pap smear, preeclampsia, fetal death.
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: None for expert witnesses, but familiar with depositions
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2023
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: None
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, record review, chart review, expert opinion
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $ 350.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $ 350.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $ 600.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $ 750.00
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Available upon request


Available Upon Request

Unnecessary pelvic exams Appearance on "The Drs"
"Whoa, Baby!" News segment on "Whoa, Baby!" Book Dr. BIckman authored.