Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator
Dr. Douglas Weiland holds a rare combination of expertise in both Law and Medicine. With insights in emergency medicine, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, medical procedures, pharmaceuticals and anesthesia, he is able to apply subject matter expertise to mediate cases for:
|• Personal Injury
||• Workers Compensation
||• Hospital & Nursing Home Litigation
|• Professional Negligence
||• Medical Malpractice
||• Delayed Treatment
||• Wrongful Death
||• Failure to Diagnose
As a patent holder and investment advisor for medical devices he understands the risks and processes for such areas as product liability, defective product, and failure to warn.
His knowledge of the nuances where medicine and the law come together are a high value asset. This matters. Party viewpoints can be fully explored and converge on resolutions formulated through neutral yet informed guidance.
Dr. Weiland received his MD from Stanford University Medical School and his JD from Stetson University College of Law with a special interest in medicine related law, and alternative dispute resolution. His impressive resume and training as an orthopedic spine surgeon allowed him to create and build Florida Spine Institute of Clearwater into a cutting edge full-service practice. Retiring from surgery due to a hand injury, he has enjoyed success as a real estate investor and developer for ambulatory surgery centers, office and retail centers and residential subdivisions. Utilizing analytical skills, empathy, a deep knowledge base, and an innovative approach, he has helped clients achieve satisfactory resolutions to complex problems throughout his career. He is the rare mediator who is both a doctor and a lawyer. Dr. Weiland is dedicated to the goal of obtaining a successful resolution for all parties.