Emergency Medicine and Environmental Medicine Expert Witness
Terrell J. Swanson, MD, FAWM
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
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He further specialized by completing a Fellowship in Wilderness Medicine (FAWM), which consists of expertise in areas such as dive injuries, high altitude illness (including high altitude pulmonary edema and high altitude cerebral edema), heat illness/heat stroke, hypothermia/frostbite, marine medicine, envenomations and animal attacks. He is also a Candidate for a Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM).
Other areas of expertise include but are not limited to: dehydration, acquired angioedema, ozone toxicity, toxicology, EMTALA, involuntary psychiatric commitment, use of chemical and/or physical restraints, STEMI/acute coronary syndromes, acute stroke, trauma resuscitation, airway management, central line placement, respiratory distress, anaphylactic shock, moderate sedation, fracture and dislocation management, sepsis/septic shock, spinal abscess, pulmonary embolism, ectopic pregnancy, testicular torsion, ovarian torsion, meningitis, and subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Lastly, Dr. Swanson is the co-inventor of a novel endotracheal device (RSI Prime, LLC; patent pending) that incorporates an adapted carbon dioxide detector with a modified bougie. As such, this endeavor has led him to extensively research literature regarding the bougie, giving him a deep and thorough knowledge of the bougie.
Litigation Support - Dr. Swanson provides high quality and objective expert witness work with a focus on thorough and detailed reports that are based on the latest clinical policies and evidence based medicine. He is available for consultation, chart review, deposition, and testimony for plaintiff or defense. Serving all states.
The hourly rate for case review, reports, depositions and trial testimony is $600/hr.
Litigation Support Services
Dr. Swanson provides high quality and objective expert witness work with a focus on thorough and detailed reports. He is available for consultation, chart review, deposition, and testimony for plaintiff or defense. Serving all states.
Areas of Expertise
- Acquired Angioedema
- Alcohol Abuse
- Anaphylactic Shock
- Animal Attacks
- Back Pain
- Bell's Palsy
- Drug Abuse
- Drug Addiction
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Emergency Medicine
Dive Injuries, Arterial Gas Embolism, Decompression Illness, Marine Medicine, Frostbite, Heat Illness, Travel Medicine, Physical/Chemical Restraints, Sepsis.
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2011 – current: Titan Emergency Group/Emcare/Team Health groups
HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital, Orange Park, FL
HCA Florida Capital Hospital, Tallahassee, FL
2020 – 2022: (Former) core faculty physician
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Emergency Medicine residency
2021 – current: Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)*
2021 – current: Candidate for Diploma in Dive & Marine Medicine (DiDMM)*
*Accreditation by the Wilderness Medical Society
2008 – 2011: University of Florida Emergency Medicine Resident
Shands Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
2007 – 2008: University of Oklahoma Pediatrics Resident (Preliminary) 2007 – 2008
St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
Wilderness Medical Society (WMS)
Medical Doctor (MD)
Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician (ABEM)
Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)
Seminars & Training
Lectures given (at Orange Park Emergency Medicine residency)
• Tickborne Illnesses May 2022
• ACS Mar 2022
• Tetanus Nov 2021
• Hypothermia Nov 2021
• Heat Illness Oct 2021
• Pneumothorax Sept 2021
• Envenomations Sept 2021
• Intro to Wilderness Medicine Aug 2021
• Necrotizing Fasciitis Aug 2021
• Cricothyrotomy July 2021
• Diarrhea & Dehydration May 2021
• Biological Warfare Agents Apr 2021
• Ankle & Foot Injuries Jan 2021
• The Bougie Oct 2020
• Penile Entrapment Oct 2020
• High Altitude Illness Aug 2020
• Frostbite July 2020
• Hypothyroidism May 2020
• Adrenal Insufficiency May 2020
• Neurogenic Shock Feb 2020
• Dementia Feb 2020
• Primary Headaches Jan 2020
• Chemical Injuries Nov 2019
• Seizures Nov 2019
• Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Oct 2019
• VTE Oct 2019
• AV Fistulas Oct 2019
• Emergent Ophthalmologic Procedures May 2019
• Foleys May 2019
Swanson TJ, Patel BC. Acquired Angioedema. [Updated 2020 Aug 11]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-.
Swanson TJ, Jamal Z, Chapman J. Ozone Toxicity. [Updated 2020 Aug 23]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-.
Euwema MS, Swanson TJ. Deadly Single Dose Agents. [Updated 2020 Apr 13]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-.
Lofgran T, Warrington S, Swanson T. Emergency medicine applicant preferences for faculty fellowship training. Poster presented at: Duval County Medical Society Symposium; Sep 15, 2020; virtual.
136 E Bay St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
2003 – 2007: University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
1997 – 2003: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Chemistry and Spanish minors