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R. Barrett Noone, MD, FACS
Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Expert
515 Waldron Park Drive
Haverford PA 19041
USA
phone: 610-304-7747
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R. Barrett Noone, MD, FACS, is has over 40 years of experience in the field of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Background Experience - Dr. Noone was instrumental in introducing the early concepts and techniques of breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy, a pioneering concept in the late 1970’s, that has become a standard of care for the breast cancer patient. He has over 100 contributions to the scientific literature, including peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and two books: “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast” and “75 Years of Growth in the Public Trust: The American Board of Plastic Surgery 1937-2012.” He was also the founder and 3rd President of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, and was a Governor of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Noone served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lankenau Hospital and was the Chair of the Department of Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1991-2001. A Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery from 1988 to 1994, he was selected as the first Executive Director of the Board in 1997 which he served until his retirement in August, 2015. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Distinguished Honors - Dr. Noone was President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the oldest and most prestigious organization of plastic surgeons in the world and received their Distinguished Fellow award. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Honorary Award, the highest honor the Association bestows, recognizing outstanding contributions in either the humanities or sciences related to medicine and surgery. In 2015, a perpetual lecture named in his honor was established by the Association.

Dr. Noone is past chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His contributions to plastic surgery were recognized in 2012 with the Special Achievement Award, the Society’s most prestigious honor.

Litigation Support - Dr. Noone has many years of experience in medical record review and presentation of expert testimony in both depositions and court trials. His cases focus on all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy.
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Rod O'Connor
C.P.O.
1287 n. Tustin Ave.
Anaheim CA 92807
USA
phone: 714-635-2650
fax: 714-635-0223
Rod O'Connor, C.P.O. has over 30 years experience with Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices. He is available for consulting, expert witness services, forensic work, case viability and second opinions. Mr. O'Connor is certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics. He has expertise in all types of artificial limbs and orthopedic appliances (braces).
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Dr. Gilbert W. Kliman
2105 Divisadero Street
San Francisco CA 94115
USA
phone: 415-292-7119
fax: 415-749-2802
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Children's Psychological Health Center, Inc. - Our mission is to bring the highest quality of child, adolescent and adult psychiatric expertise to difficult civil litigation issues concerning children.

Practice Specialties - Nationwide forensic child psychiatry, evaluation and testimony in over 225 civil cases involving claims of institutional neglect, psychological trauma, loss of parental services, abuse, often with multiple victims.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry Evaluations, Reports and Testimony Concerning Psychological Issues such as Trauma
  • Institutional Negligence (schools, academies and residential treatment centers - particularly concerning allegations of abuse
  • Wrongful Death: Loss of Parental Services
  • Allegations of Child Abuse - whether individual or multiple children, family or institutional, we conduct objective evaluations or such complaints and assess the damages stemming from complaints we find confirmed by forensic studies
  • Mental Health in Disasters (earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, firestorms, tsunamis and wars
  • Children in Foster Care
Gilbert W. Kliman, M.D. - Harvard Medical School

Licensure and Board Certification
  • Fellow and Diplomat of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Distinguished Life Fellow
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Certified in Psychoanalysis for Adults, Children and Adolescents by the American Psychoanalytic Association and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute
Dr. Kliman won the International Literary Prize for Best Book concerning the Well Being and Nurture of Children, "Responsible Parenthood" and is the recipient of grants from over 50 private foundations and The National Institute of Mental Health.

His research interests include the Psychological Trauma and Treatment of Severely Disturbed Children and their families, in-classroom psychotherapy.
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3/8/2012 · Psychiatry
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