Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, Expert Witness
Brian Pisula MD FAAEM
Valdosta, Georgia 31601
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Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: EMTALA, emergent care/assessment of prisoners, involuntary psychiatric commitment, use of chemical and/or physical restraints in the Emergency Department, COVID-19, STEMI/acute coronary syndromes, aortic dissection, acute stroke, trauma resuscitation, airway management, central line placement, sepsis/septic shock, spinal abscess, pulmonary embolism, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, ovarian torsion, meningitis, and subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Dr. Pisula is focused on delivering high quality, objective, and thorough work in a timely and professional manner. He is available for consultation, chart review, deposition, and testimony for plaintiff or defense in medical malpractice claims.
Areas of Expertise
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South Georgia Medical Center Valdosta, GA
Emergency Physician: June 2019- Present
South Georgia Medical Center is a high-volume, high-acuity, hospital system with 418 beds across 4 campuses with a 15-county service area across mostly rural southern Georgia and northern Florida. The main campus Emergency Department sees on average 72,000 patients per year. SGMC is actively working to become a Trauma Level III center and is both a stroke and STEMI center.
Onslow Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, NC
Emergency Physician: June 2015- July 2019
Onslow Memorial hospital is a 162-bed community hospital in eastern North Carolina. The Emergency Department sees over 50,000 patients annually. Onslow Memorial is a low-resource facility, lacking most specialties including interventional cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, or emergent nephrology. Approximately 15% of emergency department patients require transfer to a larger institution.
Medical License in Georgia
Expert witness certificate in Florida
American Board of Emergency Medicine 2017-Present: Board Certified
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine: 2019-Present
Over 2,000 hours of teaching experience with medical students
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine: 2022-Present
Clerkship director for rotating Internal Medicine residents
Board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine
Fellow in the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Awards & Honors
Distinguished Citizen Award
Awarded in 2018 for work as an emergency physician at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Presented by the Boy Scouts of America.
The Nancy and Marvin Hoffman Medical Scholarship Rochester, NY
Awarded in 2009 based on academic performance and qualifications as an undergraduate
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
Emergency Medicine Residency: June 2013-May 2016
University of Rochester School of Medicine Rochester, NY
Doctor of Medicine: May 03, 2013
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
Bachelor of Science majoring in political science: May, 2009
Graduated with distinction (Rank 185/3996)