Schield M. Wikas, D.O.

Expert Witness Forensic Expert Litigation Support

Schield Wikas, D.O.

 

Profile

Dr. Wikas graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his Dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. He is the Director of a Dermatology residency program affiliated with the Ohio University College of Medicine. His also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Areas of Expertise:

General, Medical and Surgical Dermatology

Herpes

Lupus

Melanoma

Sclerotherapy

Skin Cancer

Skin Conditions

Vasculitis

Vitiligo



Licenses

Ohio


Professional Experience

I have worked as an Expert Witness for the Defense as well as for the Plaintiff. I will evaluate all cases Plaintiff or Defense. I have worked for the Plaintiff in the majority of court cases. I also do disability evaluation and evaluations of appeals for insurance companies as well as third party mediation.


Legal Experience & Services

I have been deposed at least eight times. I have given court testimony at least six times. Exact numbers change and may be found on legal web sites.


Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association
American Medical Association
American Academy of Dermatology
American Osteopathic College of Dermatology


Qualifications

I have been deposed at least eight times. I have given court testimony at least six times. Exact numbers change and may be found on legal web sites.


Awards & Honors

Distinguished Fellow American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Master Faculty Award Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine


Seminars & Training

Most yearly seminars by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Usually every other year seminars at the conventions of the American Academy of Dermatology
Resident Journal Clubs monthly
Local County Dermatology Club for Summit County dermatologists monthly


Publications

Wikas, S.M., Tomecki, K.J.; Staphylococcal Scaled-Skin Syndrome. The Cleveland Clinic Express. Cleveland Clinic Quarterly 1983. 50; p 141-143.
Jensen, C., Fox, M., Wikas, S.M.; Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Treatment with Intravenous Immunoglobulin. A Case Report and Review. The Journal of The American Osteopathic College of Dermatology 2003; 1; p 58-67.
Jensen, C., Fox, M., Wikas, S.M.; Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology; Scurvy: The Past and the Present. A case report and a clinical review.
Jensen, C., Wikas, S.M., Fox, M.; Scurvy: The Past and Present; A Case Report and Review. J.A.O.C.D., V2, N2; November 2004; p 32-36
Palceski, D., Wikas, S.M.; Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: A case presentation. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 31-32.
Bermudez, R., Wikas, S.M., Fox, M.; Hyperimmunoglobulin E. Syndrome. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 37-39.
Ng, T., Wikas, S.M.; Epithelioid Angiosarcoma vs. Atypical Epithelioid Hemangioma: A Diagnostic Dilemma. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 122-27.
Bucci, J., Wikas, S.M.; Scleromyxedema: A Case Report. J.A.O.C.D., V5, N1; February 2006; p 66-68.
Ng, T., Jensen, C., Wikas, S.M.; Treatment with Tacrolimus 0.1% Ointment in En Coup de Sabre: A Case Report. J.A.O.C.D., V6, N1; July 2006; p 12-14.
Bucci, J., Popovsky, J., Wikas, S.M.; Merkel Cell Carcinoma in a Renal-Transplant Patient. J.A.O.C.D., V7, N1; November 2006; p 19-22.

 

Education

 University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy; B.S., RPh; September 1965 - June 1969

 University of Cincinnati Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, M.S.; July 1, 1969 June 30, 1973

 Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; Kansas City, Missouri (formerly Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine KCCOM); Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; July 1, 1975 June 30, 1979

 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio; Internal Medicine Residency 1980-1981

 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio; Department of Dermatology, 1981-1984

 

421 Graham Road, Suite B

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

Phone: 330.929.9009

Fax: 330.929.6264

E-mail: DermExpert@WikasGroup.com

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