Gastroenterology and Hepatology Expert Witness
Perry Hookman, MD is Board Certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Johns Hopkins trained. He also holds a Masters Degree in Health Administration and is Board Certified in Medical Management. Dr. Hookman has authored/coauthored over 40 publications in the Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature. He has been in private practice for more than 25 years and is a member of a Medical School Faculty. He is a teacher to other Physicians, Interns and Residents in Internal Medicine and also in Gastroenterology.
Litigation Support Services
Perry Hookman, MD has offered testimony as a medical expert witness during the past 10 years in approximately 30 cases, nationwide for both plaintiff and defense.
Areas of Expertise
Gastroenterology is the practice of Medicine devoted to patients with Digestive Diseases. Gastroenterology encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of Stomach and Intestinal disorders-such as heartburn and ulcers, as well as Intestinal Inflammatory Diseases such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Other Abdominal disorders diagnosed and treated by a Gastroenterologist includes Gall bladder, Pancreatic and Liver Diseases- such as Gall stones, Pancreatitis, Hepatitis and also Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis and Cirrhosis.
The Practice of Gastroenterology also includes performing Gastrointestinal Endoscopic procedures such as Esophagoscopy, Gastroscopy, Duodenoscopy [Esophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy- EGD] plus Colonoscopy-the Endoscopic examination of the Colon. Related Endoscopic surgical procedures such as Intestinal and Colon Polyp Biopsy and Removal [Polypectomy] and Endoscopic Biliary and Pancreatic Procedures such as Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography [ERCP] are also included in the field of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Hookman has been in private practice for more than 25 years and is a member of a Medical School Faculty.
State Medical License: Maryland; Florida
Fellow American College of Physicians
Fellow American College of Gastroenterology
Fellow American College Physician Executives
Fellow American Gastroenterology Association
Fellow American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Perry Hookman MD is Board Certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Masters Degree in Health Administration
Board Certified in Medical Management
Medical School Faculty
Awards & Honors
Please see website.
Seminars & Training
He is a teacher to other Physicians, Interns and Residents in Internal Medicine and also in Gastroenterology.
Dr. Hookman has authored/coauthored over 40 publications in the Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature.
Some of his articles:
*The Role of Vigorous Detection of Recurrence after Curative Resection of Colorectal Cancer,
*Diagnosis of Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain and Appendicitis by CT Scan: Do We Still Need the Clinician?
*Surgical complications of Fundoplication for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Should Be Routinely Performed with Intraoperative Cholangiography
*Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatitis C (HCV).
*What should be the Standard of Care for the Surveillance of Cancer, the Diagnosis of Dysplasia, and the Decision for Colectomy in Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
*Recommendations for Greater Accuracy in the Standard of Care for the Detection of Early Barrett's Esophageal Cancer
*Systemic Autoimmune Disorders Associated With Celiac Disease (CD) A Case Report.
*Current Biochemical Studies of Non- Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Suggests a New Therapeutic Approach Update on Current Standards of Care in the Diagnosis and Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH),
*Update on the Causes and Standards of Care for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
*Post- Cholecystectomy Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Secondary to Sump Syndrome Guidelines for Prevention, Surveillance, Diagnosis, & Treatment, and, in this New Era of More Virulent Strains of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea (AAD), C. difficile associated Diseases/Diarrhea (CDAD) and C. difficile Colitis(CDAC) *Recommendations for C.difficile Infection (CDI) Treatment and Control.
New York University - B.A.
University of Colorado, Denver, MSA (Master of Science in Health Administration).
State University of New York (SUNY Downstate Medical Center) - M.D.
Post Graduate Medical Training
Internal Medicine Residency - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Gastroenterology - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland