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Pediatric Pathology Expert Witness Laurel Waters

Laurel A. Waters, MD, FCAP, FASCP
5 Dolores Ct.
Moraga CA 94556-1574
phone: 925-457-3664
fax: 925-377-0543
Laurel A. Waters, MD, FCAP, FASCP, is Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine. She has been a Pathologist for 30 years and has been working in the Medical Legal arena for over 10 years.

As one of less than 400 Board Certified Pediatric Pathologists in the United States and Canada, Dr. Waters has special training in rereading placenta and pediatric autopsy slides. With a keen understanding of the whole perinatal process, she is called into medical legal cases early to determine validity for pursuit. In addition to this experience, she has attended many courses and conferences related to Medical Legal Practice, including Video Depositions.

Particularly qualified to consult in Medical Malpractice cases, she helps attorneys screen cases for merit and further understand the pathophysiology or causation of the case. She has worked with attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defense. She serves as an expert witness at depositions and trial when necessary. Dr Waters is flexible with the ability to travel and has worked on cases around the country.

Pediatric Pathology:
  • Uterine Rupture
  • Abruption
  • Intrapartum Demise
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Chronic Hypoxia
  • Infection
  • Birth Injury
  • Stillbirth
  • Prematurity
  • Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
  • Pediatric Poisoning
  • Pediatric Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Product Liability - Medical Effects / Death
  • Adult Pathology / Forensic Pathology:
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Poor Perinatal Outcome Analysis
  • Autopsies
  • Placental Pathology
  • Re-examination of Placenta
  • Re-examination of Autopsy Slides
  • View Dr. Waters' Consulting Profile.