Surgical expert witnesses are valuable educators to attorneys and other legal professionals. They are board-certified and experienced to consult and provide testimony on cases concerning surgical procedures. These professionals may specialize in trauma surgery, spinal surgery, cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, burn surgery, surgical oncology, and bariatric surgery, among others. A general surgeon or surgical expert witness may draft and provide reports on related issues like heart diseases, cancer, tumors, burns, skin diseases, GI issues, hernia, renal failure, and infection, as well as anesthesia, airway management, pain management, vital signs, wound care, and similar topics. they may testify in the event of medical malpractice or negligent care.