Dermatologist, Medical and Surgical Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Cosmetic Dermatology - Expert Witness

Schield M. Wikas, D.O.

Schield M. Wikas, D.O.421 Graham Road
Suite B
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
USA


Tel: (330) 929-9009, Fax: (330) 929-6264

 Website: http://dermexpertwitness.com/

Expert Witness - Forensic Expert - Litigation Support


I am Schield M. Wikas, D.O. I provide expert witness opinions on Dermatology matters.

Services

I offer the following services: General Dermatology, Medical and Surgical Dermatology, Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital Dermatology, Treatment of rashes, benign and malignant skin growths. Cosmetic Dermatology including Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Skin Fillers, Hair Transplantation,Sexually Transmitted Diseases. My practice covers the treatments of children and adults (all ages).

Areas of Expertise

Profile

I have been in practice since 1984. My practice consists of General Dermatology, Medical and Surgical Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology (Skin Fillers, Sclerotherapy, Botox Injections, Hair Transplantation). In addition to office practice, I do hospital consultations at multiple area hospitals. I am on the teaching faculty as Clinical Professor at Ohio University of Osteopathic Medicine. I am a Program Director of the Dermatology Residency at Summa Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I teach medical students, interns and residents from local area hospitals. At present, I am in charge of training three Dermatology residents from my own program. I give lectures in Dermatology to physicians in training at local area hospitals. I commonly present lectures at national meetings (American Osteopathic College of Dermatology).

Licenses

Ohio

Professional Experience

I have worked as an Expert Witness for the Defense as well as for the Plaintiff. I will evaluate all cases Plaintiff or Defense. I have worked for the Plaintiff in the majority of court cases. I also do disability evaluation and evaluations of appeals for insurance companies as well as third party mediation.

Legal Experience & Services

I have been deposed at least eight times. I have given court testimony at least six times. Exact numbers change and may be found on legal web sites.

Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association
American Medical Association
American Academy of Dermatology
American Osteopathic College of Dermatology

Qualifications

I have been deposed at least eight times. I have given court testimony at least six times. Exact numbers change and may be found on legal web sites.

Awards & Honors

Distinguished Fellow American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Master Faculty Award Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Seminars & Training

Most yearly seminars by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Usually every other year seminars at the conventions of the American Academy of Dermatology
Resident Journal Clubs monthly
Local County Dermatology Club for Summit County dermatologists monthly

Publications

Wikas, S.M., Tomecki, K.J.; Staphylococcal Scaled-Skin Syndrome. The Cleveland Clinic Express. Cleveland Clinic Quarterly 1983. 50; p 141-143.
Jensen, C., Fox, M., Wikas, S.M.; Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Treatment with Intravenous Immunoglobulin. A Case Report and Review. The Journal of The American Osteopathic College of Dermatology 2003; 1; p 58-67.
Jensen, C., Fox, M., Wikas, S.M.; Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology; Scurvy: The Past and the Present. A case report and a clinical review.
Jensen, C., Wikas, S.M., Fox, M.; Scurvy: The Past and Present; A Case Report and Review. J.A.O.C.D., V2, N2; November 2004; p 32-36
Palceski, D., Wikas, S.M.; Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: A case presentation. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 31-32.
Bermudez, R., Wikas, S.M., Fox, M.; Hyperimmunoglobulin E. Syndrome. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 37-39.
Ng, T., Wikas, S.M.; Epithelioid Angiosarcoma vs. Atypical Epithelioid Hemangioma: A Diagnostic Dilemma. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 122-27.
Bucci, J., Wikas, S.M.; Scleromyxedema: A Case Report. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 66-68.
Ng, T., Jensen, C., Wikas, S.M.; Treatment with Tacrolimus 0.1% Ointment in En Coup de Sabre: A Case Report. J.A.O.C.D., V6, N1; July 2006; p 12-14.
Bucci, J., Popovsky, J., Wikas, S.M.; Merkel Cell Carcinoma in a Renal-Transplant Patient. J.A.O.C.D., V7, N1; November 2006; p 19-22.

Professional References

Jack Diamond, Esq. Akron, Ohio
Jeanna Singleton, Esq. Akron, Ohio

Education

University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy; B.S., RPh; September 1965 - June 1969
University of Cincinnati Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, M.S.; July 1, 1969 June 30, 1973
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; Kansas City, Missouri (formerly Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine KCCOM); Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; July 1, 1975 June 30, 1979

Consulting Practice

All States