Allergen and Mold Exposure: Adverse Health Effects Expert Witness
Dr. John Chiu provides the following services: Examination and history-taking, Allergy skin testing, Pulmonary function test, Tympanograms, Methacholine inhalation challenge.
Litigation Support Services
Dr John Chiu provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony for plaintiff and defendants.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. John Chiu obtained both his bachelor degree in Chemistry and doctor of medicine degrees at the University of Vermont. His rotating internship and residency in Internal Medicine were completed at Marquette University (currently known as the Medical College of Wisconsin). His fellowship training in Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology was obtained at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California.
About Dr. John Chiu, Expert Witness
Allergy & Health Questionnaire, Expert Witness
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Environmental Questionnaire, Expert Witness
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He has served as a medical expert witness in more than 300 cases involving adverse health effects from exposure to water damage and molds; and testified in at least 6 trials.
He is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology which is jointly sponsored by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. He held a faculty appointment at the University of California at Irvine as Clinical Professor of Medicine for over 40 years.
Legal Experience & Services
Dr John Chiu has been represented in cases involving the plaintiffs as well as the defense. He has testified as a medical expert in the superior court in several counties in California on at least 6 occasions.
emeritus Fellow: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology
emeritus Fellow: American College of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology
Awards & Honors
American Chemical Society-Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award
Am Academy of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology- Voluntary Clinical Faculty Award
He has published original research studies in nearly all of the major US medical journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association related to his specialty.
Top Doctors and Top Physicians have listed him as one the nation's top allergist and top immunologist
Number 1 allergist/immunologist in Healthtap.com.
University of Vermont - BS Degree in Chemistry and Doctor of Medicine
Marquette University - Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation at La Jolla- Fellowship in Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology.
Articles Published by Dr. John T. Chiu - Allergy Medical Group, Inc
Steps to Take before Proceeding on Legal Actions on Water Damage/Mold Exposure
From a medical expert witness' perspective, I believe certain preliminary steps a law firm should consider undertaking before taking on a client who claims to have suffered illnesses from water damage/mold exposure. This is not intended to offer any legal advice but suggestions which may help you to decide whether the case may be valid or not. Obviously the ultimate decision can only be made by your medical expert. Remember that not everyone who is exposed to water damage or molds gets ill.Read Article
Anaphylaxis, Potentially Deadly if Not Treated Properly and Promptly
Anaphylaxis comes on very suddenly and death may be the consequence if it is not recognized or treated promptly. The most effective medication to treat it is epinephrine and not , as often erroneously believed, antihistamine. People with this problem should wear a MediAlert ID to signal this condition to emergency medical personnel since just minutes of delay may mean the difference of life or death.Read Article
Water Damage and Mold Exposure, Hazards to Health
Exposure to water damage can cause illnesses and distressing symptoms in susceptible individuals. Some of the problems are of an allergic or immunologic nature, some from the irritant effects of microbial volatile organic compounds ,but the causes for many other symptoms remain unknown.Read Article