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It's not automatic by any means. One of the problems is that there is no way for the Court of Appeals to review the evidence to determine if they believe it would have actually caused a different verdict if the attorney never offered it into evidence.
You're not allowed to offer new evidence on a direct appeal from a verdict so that obviously creates an issue.
Was this a criminal trial or a civil trial?
The only chance I can see is for you to hire another lawyer and have them file a Motion for New Trial and attach the evidence to the motion, arguing that your lawyer messed up. That way the evidence will be in the record and there is at least a chance that the court of appeals can see it and rule on it. You may also make the argument that your lawyer was actually physically/mentally unable to continue since they allowed the trial to proceed without the expert.