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Eric R Beck, MD, PhD

Valley Center for Nerve Studies and Rehabilitation

Huntsville , Alabama

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Musculoskeletal injuries, impairment ratings, work restrictions, electro diagnostic medicine (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, burns and amputations.
Additional Information Evaluations are also performed at our Birmingham office. Please contact us at 256-382-1603 to schedulae an evaluation.

Michael A. Steingart, DO

Steingart Orthopedics, PC

Phoenix, Arizona

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto accidents, Knees, Foot, Back Pain and Strains, Workman's Compensation Injuries
Additional Information Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians Fellowship in Sports Medicine from the University of Arizona Medical School Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicne and Surgery Associate Professor of Midwestern University Medical School Adjunct Professor of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona

William E. Ackerman MD

little Rock, AR, Arkansas

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness board certified pain and anesthesiology, RSD expert, Whiplash expert, drug overdose expert, pain procedure malpractice expert, pain medicine error expert, shingles
Additional Information Dr. William Ackerman is a pain management specialist who brings considerable expertise and experience to both the medical and legal communities. He has over 20 years of clinical medicine and litigation support experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine. He has offices in Little Rock and Conway, Arkansas. He did a pain fellowship at Texas Tech under the guidance of the world renowned Dr. Gabor Racz MD. In the capacity of a medical expert witness, Dr. Ackerman has testified in injury causation, diagnosis, apportionment, reasonable medical, malpractice, care and treatment, need for future medical treatment, permanent damages, functional impairment, negligence, and standard of care issues. Dr. Ackerman is an independent medical examiner and was the former medical director of pain management and was an associate professor at a university hospital. He has also been medical director of two private hospital pain centers. He has authored over...

Stephen H. Barkow, MD, DABPM, LCP

Mission Viejo, California

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness Interventional Pain Procedures, Chronic Pain, Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation of Injuries, Epidurals, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Life Care Planning, Head Injuries
Additional Information Award-winning, fellowship trained Pain Management physician and Anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. Board certified in Pain Medicine (dual boards), Anesthesiology, and Emergency Medicine. Stephen H. Barkow, MD is an experienced expert witness in both medical malpractice and personal injury matters. He is also an experienced Life Care Planner and Independent Medical Examiner. Dr. Barkow’s Qualifications Include: • Winner of multiple Awards • Fellowship trained Pain Management Physician and Anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice. • 30+ years of clinical experience • Significant academic and teaching experience. • California QME, Experienced Independent Medical Examiner • Certified Life Care Planner Pain & Anesthesia Expertise in the areas which include: Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herni...

Rick Chavez, MD

THE P.A.I.N. INSTITUTE

Redondo Beach, California

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness BOARD CERTIFIED IN PAIN MEDICINE (ABPM), BOARD CERTIFIED ADDICTION MEDICINE (ABAM), BOARD CERTIFIED FAMILY MEDICINE (ABFM), EXPERT CONSULTANT TO THE CALIFORNIA MEDICAL BOARD and CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL, DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (DEA), FBI, LA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
Additional Information PREVIOUS ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF FAMILY MEDICINE 10 YEARS AND MEDICAL STUDENT INSTRUCTOR 10 YEARS UCLA GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE; PREVIOUS MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF SAN PEDRO & PENINSULA HOSPITAL PAIN MEDICINE PROGRAM 4 YEARS, PREVIOUS MEDICAL DIRECTOR BAY HARBOR HOSPITAL PAIN MEDICINE PROGRAM 2 YEARS; PREVIOUS ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR FOR HEALTHCARE PARTNERS MEDICAL GROUP REGION III 2000-2002 CURRENT MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF HEALTH CARE RESOURCE GROUP EXPERT IN UTILIZATION REVIEW AND WORKERS COMPENSATION 2002-CURRENT; CURRENT HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES PROVIDING EXPERT CONSULTATION IN THE SPECIALTIES OF PAIN AND ADDICTION MEDICINE AT TORRANCE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER, AND PROVIDENCE/LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY MEDICAL CENTER IN TORRANCE CALIFORNIA; COURT ROOM TESTIMONY, MEDICAL CHART REVIEWS, DEPOSITIONS, UNDERCOVER AND SUBROSA FILM AND VIDEO REVIEW, CURRENT MEDICAL PRACTICE AT THE P.A.I.N. INSTITUTE (The Pain & Addiction Integrated Network, Inc.) treating and managing patients suffering from disorde...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Ferrante & Associates

Pacific Palisades, California

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Pain Management/Medicine, Regional Anesthesia, Interventional Pain Management, Medical Record Review, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Spinal Pumps, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections Epidural

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

California

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Steven Richeimer, MD

Richeimer Pain Medical Group

Los Angeles, California

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness chronic pain, epidural & spinal injections, nerve blocks, spinal pumps & stimulators, low back pain, neck pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS or RSD), neuropathic pain, nerve injury, opioids, opiates, pain medications, work & personal injuries
Additional Information Dr. Richeimer is the Chief of Pain Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, USC. He is triple board certified in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and psychiatry. His combined training, board certifications, and experience provide him with unique qualifications to assess issues related to pain and suffering, pain management and pain medications. Expertise pain medications, chronic pain resulting from injuries, diagnosis & treatment of reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD or CRPS), malpractice regarding pain medications, nerve blocks and spinal injections, spinal pumps & stimulators.

Vernon B. Williams, MD

Kerlan-Jobe Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine

Los Angeles, California

Neurology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Concussion,Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Spine, Neuropathic Pain, Sports Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Injury, Post-Concussion Syndrome, Headache, Migraine, Sports Neurology
Additional Information Specialty expertise in Sports Concussions, Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine. Consultant to Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, Anaheim Ducks, Loyola University, Fullerton College, and numerous high schools. Founding Director of Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine as well as Sports Neurology Fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Clinic. Chief Medical Officer of the Sports Concussion Institute. Pain Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Frequent speaker on sports neurology, concussion, and pain. Clinical practice consists of high level evaluation and management of concussion/mild traumatic brain injuries, headache disorders, cervical and lumbar spine conditions, peripheral nerve injuries, neuropathic pain, thoracic outlet syndrome, performance and work-related overuse syndromes, musculoskeletal pain, pharmacotherapy for pain, appropriate opioid use and detox, EMG/NCV electrodiagnostic testing, Botulinum Toxin/Botox injections, PRP injections...

Richard L. Stieg, MD, MHS

Richard L. Stieg, MD, PLLC

Aurora, Colorado

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness Chronic pain,drug addiction,short term disability,long term disability,opioid abuse,opioid overdose,drug overdose,drug abuse,wrongful death,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,(CRPS),Fibromyalgia,Post traumatic headache,malingering,chronic pain disorder,traumatic brain injury,workers compensation
Additional Information Offering litigation support for claimants or defendants in cases involving chronic pain, related drug addiction, related disability issues, including wrongful death. Years of clinical, administrative and academic experience. IMEs: 25 years, over 1,000 IME's performed IME Training: SEAK, AADEP, and AAP Medicine Number of times Deposed/Testified : 100+ Legal log and fee schedule available upon request. Additional information may be found at www.richardlstiegmd.com

Arthur Taub, MD, PhD

Arthur Taub, MD, Ph.D, PC

New Haven, Connecticut

Neurology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Neurology,Pain,Suffering and Death,Vegetative State,Consciousness,Stroke,Seizures,Neurotoxicity,Peripheral Nerve Injury,Spinal Cord Injury,Brain Injury,Concussion,Cognitive Neurology,Automotive Trauma,Biomechanics of Injury,Drug Error,Medical Error,Neurosurgical Error, Police Error, Criminal Defense
Additional Information Professor and Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, 1975-2000. Biophysicist and Neuroscientist- SM, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 30 years of university and private practice in the diagnosis and treatment of complex problems of pain, in civilian (e.g., nerve injury, joint replacement infection, ineffective surgical treatment of the spine) police (e.g., criminal attacks on police, gunshot wounds) and military (e.g., chronic gunshot wounds, spinal injury, and amputation) injury. Critical analysis of medical and surgical treatment, of medical and surgical error, and of "alternative medicine." Medicolegal analysis of the individual application of the "persistent vegetative state." Medicolegal analysis of the meaning and duration of "pain and suffering," preceding death. Analysis of true (and false) claims of injury. Medicolegal biomechanical analysis of hundreds of instances of claimed automotive injury. Circa 90 basic science and...

Manonmani Antony, MD

Sussex Pain Relief Center, LLC

Georgetown, Delaware

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Interventional pain management Auto injury /Workers Compensation Expert Witness/ Depositions Narrative Reports/IME Peer Reviews Lectures on opioid Risk Management for Medical Society of Delaware and State Medical Board

Philip S Marion, MD

Capital Medical Services

District Of Columbia

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Disability, Amputation, Stroke, Care Plan, Prosthetic, Life Care Plan, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Brain Injury

Venerando I Batas, MD, FAAPMR

Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, PA

Tampa, Florida

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke Injury, Electrodiagnostics, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spasticity,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD); CARF Surveyor
Additional Information Venerando (Bernie) Batas, MD is a practicing physician and president of the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, a single specialty, multi physician group with three locations in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Batas earned his medical degree at the University of the Philippines in Manila and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine, serving as Chief Resident in his senior year. He holds two board certifications- in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Batas has served as the Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Tampa General Hospital since 1993, has been a CARF program surveyor since 1997, and a Program Surveyor for the State of Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program since 1999. He is active in numerous professional organizations, and is the past president of both the Florida Society of PM&R and the Southeast Chapter of the University of the Philippines Medical School Alumni Associat...

Harold J Cordner, MD

Florida Pain Management

Sebastian, Florida

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness legal medicine, interventional pain management, spinal cord stimulation, epidural, pain medicine, narcotics, post laminectomy, pain management, back pain, chronic pain
Additional Information Extensive experience in all facets of Pain Management, medical record review, IME and legal expert witness evaluation and testimony. Presently serves on the Board of Directors of ASIPP, FSIPP, editorial Board for Pain Physician and Board examiner for ABIPP. Has served as an expert witness for Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Dept. of Health and DEA. Currently Board Certified by ASA, ABIPP and certified as a worker's compensation expert.

Anthony J. Dorto, MD

Hollywood, Florida

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness IMEs, second opinions, review of records, future medical expenses, life care plans, disability medicine, will travel for IMEs, RTW issues, catastrophic injuries, functional capacity assessment, musculoskeletal conditions
Additional Information Anthony J. Dorto, MD, FAAPMR, FAADEP, is the Medical Director of the Disability Assessment Center, P.A. in Miami, Florida. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and is a “Credentialed Pain Practitioner.” He is the past president of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP), and is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) and is Certified in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating by AADEP. Dr. Dorto has lectured on the local, state, and national levels regarding disability assessment, impairment rating, physiatry, rehabilitation, and symptom magnification and malingering. He was a contributor to the AMA Guides, 5th Edition, (Musculoskeletal Committee). He has contributed to the AMA Guides, 5th Edition “Impairment Calculator” software program. Dr. Dorto has authored numerous articles dealing with issues of disability, impairment rating, and quality of life.

Robert J. Friedman, MD

Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Jupiter, Florida

Neurology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Triple board certified Neurology, Pain Management, and Neuromuscular Medicine; neurologic injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI,headaches,back pain,RSD,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,reflex sympathetic dystrophy,Fibromyalgia, electrodiagnostic testing,nerve and muscle,EMG,nerve injury, neuropathy
Additional Information Board Certified Neurology, Board Certified Pain Management, Board Certified Neuromuscular Medicine, Certified IME, ABIME. Offices in Jupiter and Lake Worth, FL

Mark C Hofmann, MD

Mark C. Hofmann, MD, PA

Jacksonville, Florida

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Injury, Electromyography, Independent Medical Examiner, Pain Management
Additional Information Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Independent Medical Examinations. Medical Director of an interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation program since 1999 and former director of a spinal cord injury rehabilitation unit. Over 20 years of experience in serving as an expert witness and in performing numerous independent medical examinations and in-depth medical record reviews.

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Florida

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Gary Saff, M.D.

Integrated Pain Solutions of South Florida

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Acupuncture, Holistic Medicine
Additional Information Assistant professor and pain management fellowship director Columbia University 1993-2004. Pain management director Cleveland Clinic 2004-2010. Author of book "What a Pain" as well as a childrens book on pain and many scientific articles.

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Atlanta, Georgia

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Arnold J. Weil, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical Expert Witness Non-surgical orthopaedic medicine, pain management and sports injuries, back pain, independent medical exams, spinal injections, musculoskeletal, disability, peer review, physical medicine, spine, neck
Additional Information Arnold J. Weil, MD, a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the Chief Executive Officer of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C., one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Ferrante & Associates

Hawaii

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Pain Management/Medicine, Regional Anesthesia, Interventional Pain Management, Medical Record Review, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Spinal Pumps, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections Epidural

Walter S Friberg, MD, FAAPMR, CIME

Friberg Spine & Joint Institute

Chicago, Illinois

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness IME, file review, Rehabilitation, EMG/NCV, Osteopathic manipulation, Physical Therapy, Diagnostic ultrasound,Acupuncturist, Legal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Intellectual Property consulting for health professionals
Additional Information Diplomate, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Diplomate, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners; Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Anthony Guarino, MD

Illinois

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Spinal Injection Complications, Opioiod overdose, Methadone overdose, Spinal transforaminal injections, Transforaminal steroid injections, Epidural complications, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Healthcare fraud
Additional Information Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino serves as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital where he evaluates and treats not only the area of pain but the whole person.

Leon Huddleston, MD, JD

Huddleston Medical Services, S.C.

Merrionette Park , Illinois

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness interventional pain management, independent medical exams, wound care, medical record review, Spine Disorders (neck/back), Nerve Injuries (i.e., carpal tunnel, radiculopathies), Sports Medicine, Overuse Syndromes, Disability, Sprains/Strains, Joint Pain,workers'compensation, personal injury

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Illinois

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Leon Huddleston, MD, JD

Huddleston Medical Services, S.C.

Indiana

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness interventional pain management, independent medical exams, wound care, medical record review, Spine Disorders (neck/back), Nerve Injuries (i.e., carpal tunnel, radiculopathies), Sports Medicine, Overuse Syndromes, Disability, Sprains/Strains, Joint Pain,workers'compensation, personal injury

Timothy E King, MD

Midwest Medicolegal Alliance

Indianapolis, Indiana

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Pain Management, Interventional Pain Treatment, Opiates, Prescription Drug Abuse, Forensic Pain Medicine, Controlled Substances, Legitimate Use, Standards of Care, Chronic Pain, Pain Clinic, Drug Diversion, Pill Mills
Additional Information Dr. King is a board certified pain management physician with additional ACMS board certification in anesthesiology and addiction medicine. He practices in the greater Chicago metropolitan area at APAC Centers for Pain Management, which he co-founded. As a recognized expert in proper opiate prescribing and interventional pain treatment, Dr. King provides training, consulting and expert review services for law firms, insurance companies, federal and state governments on administrative, civil and criminal matters of drug diversion and pain management. Dr. King recently co-founded Midwest Medicolegal Alliance, LLC through which he provides expert services. Dr King is available for case review, consultation, and teaching on topics of prescription drug abuse, diversion, interventional pain treatment, and forensic pain management. www.MidwestMedicolegal.com

Jacqueline M. Stoken, DO

West Des Moines, Iowa

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Musculoskeletal injuries, pain management, EMG/NCVs, rehabilitation, neurological & orthopedic disease/injury, industrial injury, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, amputations, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, sciatica, back pain, herniated discs, neck pain, CRPS, leg and arm pain, fibromyalgia
Additional Information I graduated from Chatham College in 1986; from Des Moines University/College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990 and from a residency at the University of Minnesota in physical medicine and rehabilitation. I am board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation by the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. I am also board certified in holisitic medicine by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine; and in independent medical evaluation by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. I am in private, solo practice and see patients for various conditions and oversee their rehabilitation needs from pain management to therapies. I perform independent medical evaluations and do depositions and live testimony. I am...

Adam J Carinci, MD

Comprehensive Pain Management

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Nerve Injury, Interventional Pain Medicine, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Spine Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Chronic Pain, Cancer Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, I.M.E.
Additional Information Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D. is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, expert witness and speaker with over a decade of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci is Partner at Comprehensive Pain Management in Baton Rouge, LA. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in over 40 cases as an expert witness serving counsel for both plaintiff and defense. He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored over 20 expert reports, and has offered testimony under oath at both depositions and trials. Dr. Carinci is pleased to provide attorney references and redacted sample reports. He is an act...

Douglas J Jorgensen, DO, CPC

Patient360

Manchester, Maine

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness Legal Medicine, Orthopaedics Non-Surgical, Sports Medicine, Risk Management

Philip S Marion, MD

Capital Medical Services

Takoma Park, Maryland

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Disability, Amputation, Stroke, Care Plan, Prosthetic, Life Care Plan, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Brain Injury

Richard P Marvel, MD

Center for Pelvic Pain at Annapolis

Annapolis, Maryland

Gynecology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness pelvic pain, pudendal neuralgia, vulvodynia, laparoscopic Surgery, transvaginal mesh, mesh pain, peripheral nerve entrapment, endometriosis, hysterectomy, ureteral injury, operative laparoscopy, surgical complications
Additional Information I am a Board Certified OB/GYN in practice since 1992. University trained, and have been faculty at three different medical Schools (Hahnemann University, University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University). I specialize in the management of Chronic Pelvic and Vulvar Pain. I am a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon and have been certified as a Center of Excellence Surgeon. I am the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis Maryland. I am a past president and on the Board of Directors for the International Pelvic Pain Society. I am also on the Board of Directors of the Pudendal Neuralgia Association. I am an internationally known speaker on chronic pelvic and vulvar pain. I have been reviewing medical malpractice cases for about 20 years, have deposed numerous times and testified at trial on multiple occasions. My areas of expertise include Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Vulvodyn...

Aneesh K Singla, MD, MPH

National Spine and Pain Centers

Rockville, Maryland

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Epidural Hematoma, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Opioids, Narcotic Overdose, Electronic Health Records, Vertebral Augmentation, Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, Spinal Injections, Patient Safety, RSD/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Contrast Reactions
Additional Information Dr. Singla was born in New Jersey and grew up in North Carolina. After attending college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with Honors and spent additional time obtaining a Masters in Public Health, with a focus on Health Policy and Administration. Dr. Singla completed his Residency in Anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and subsequently completed an Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School. During his residency, Dr. Singla also completed a fellowship at the Partners Institute for Health Policy, where he did research in Patient Safety and other health policy research. Dr. Singla also served as the Chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society Resident and Fellow Section and was also a member of the Board of Directors (Committee on Publications) for the New England Journal of Medicin...

Justin Wasserman, MD

The Pain Treatment Center of Greater Washington

Bethesda, Maryland

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Addiction, narcotic, opioid, abuse, pain, back, spine, musculoskeletal, low back, neck, radiculopathy, headache, oxycodone, suboxone, pain management, RSD,
Additional Information I'm a physician in the Washington, DC area specializing in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management. I'm board certified in both specialties, and have about 18 years of experience in both specialties. I am known in the entire Washington, DC area as the "go to guy" for intractable chronic pain cases. In fact, most of my referrals come from other pain management doctors who send me their most challenging and complex patients. I have been listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine 4 times, including the most recent 2014 edition. Besides being an expert in the medical management of pain, I am also an expert in the treatment of opioid addiction. I'm certified by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in the management of opioid addiction using buprenorphine. I have provided independent medical evaluations for many agencies over the years, and I have a long history of providing testimony in depositions as well as providing expert witness testimony in mu...

Adam J Carinci, MD

Comprehensive Pain Management

Massachusetts

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Nerve Injury, Interventional Pain Medicine, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Spine Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Chronic Pain, Cancer Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, I.M.E.
Additional Information Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D. is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, expert witness and speaker with over a decade of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci is Partner at Comprehensive Pain Management in Baton Rouge, LA. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in over 40 cases as an expert witness serving counsel for both plaintiff and defense. He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored over 20 expert reports, and has offered testimony under oath at both depositions and trials. Dr. Carinci is pleased to provide attorney references and redacted sample reports. He is an act...

Wilfred L Hynes, MD

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Pain Management, Spine, Steroid Injections, Opiate Management, CRPS, NECC
Additional Information Medical Director for Tufts Pain Management Center for the past decade. Have reviewed approximately twenty case files over career, with seven in the past year, majority medical malpractice cases, as well as some workers compensation cases. Have been deposed as fact witness three times in medical malpractice cases, three times as treating physician in workers compensation cases.

Christopher Janssen, MD

Sanford Medical Center

Minnesota

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Additional Information Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner with over 4,000 interventional spine procedures, over 2000 EMGs, over 200 impairment ratings, over 40 Life Care Plans performed. Chief Resident at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, #1 Rated in US News & World Report over 20 years. Licensed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Texas Clinical: Interventional Pain Management: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Epidural Steroid Injections, Joint Injections, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/CRPS/RSD, Electrodiagnostics Consulting: Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Evaluation, Impairment Rating

Daniel P Sipple, DO

Midwest Brain and Spine Institute

Edina, Minnesota

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Additional Information Leadership: Pain, Spine & MSK Service Line Turnaround as Service Line Medical Director Clinical: Interventional Pain Mangement: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Epidural Steroid Injections, Ultrasound Guided Interventions including Tenotomy, CTS release, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/CRPS/RSD Consulting: IME, Workers Compensation- Expertise in CRPS/RSD, Life Settlement, Life Care Planning, Future Medical Needs Entrepreneur: Smart Needle Technology Patent Holder, Insitu Biologics-AnestaGel Inventor: Patent Holder of Smart Needle Technology Former Brain, Pain & Spine Service Line Medical Director, HealthEast: Lead Successful Turnaround, 100 surgical cases per month referred, minimal $30 Million impact at Medicare rates, Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Experienced Interventional Pain Management techniques with over 5,000 procedures performed, Special Interest in Spinal Cord Stimulation and Radiofrequency...

Anthony Guarino, MD

Town and Country, Missouri

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Spinal Injection Complications, Opioiod overdose, Methadone overdose, Spinal transforaminal injections, Transforaminal steroid injections, Epidural complications, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Healthcare fraud
Additional Information Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino serves as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital where he evaluates and treats not only the area of pain but the whole person.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Ferrante & Associates

Nevada

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Pain Management/Medicine, Regional Anesthesia, Interventional Pain Management, Medical Record Review, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Spinal Pumps, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections Epidural

Steven A Holper, MD

Las Vegas, Nevada

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Independent Medical Examinations Expert Witness Disability Evaluations, Pain Management, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, PM&R

James G. Marx, MD

James G. Marx, MD, Ltd.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness Standard of Care in Pain Prescribing, Prescribing for Addicts, Excessive Prescribing, Methadone, Overdose, Inappropriate Prescribing, Addiction vs. Dependence, Overdoses, Opiates, Prescription Management Programs, Medical Defense Trial Strategy, Medical Malpractice Claim Management, Pain Management
Additional Information Board Certified - American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine,Medical Review Officer inactive.Responsible for Risk Management and Medical Malpractice Litigation Support through Nevada Docs Care LLC.

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD

New Vision Pain Management

Las Vegas, Nevada

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, RSD, CRPS, electromedicine, referred pain, neuropathic pain, lumbar decompression, interventional pain management, medication management, over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Additional Information Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician, board certified in both. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Stanford and has published in the lumbar decompression and electromedicine literature. A significant percentage of his pain practice has involved medical-legal cases.

Edson O. Parker, MD

Las Vegas, Nevada

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Medical Legal Evaluations Expert Witness Interventional Pain Medicine, Spinal Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Spinal Infusion Pumps, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Complications from Injections/ Invasive Procedures, Spinal Injuries, RSD, CRPS, Evaluation of Death from Opiate/Narcotic Intoxication, Medical-Legal Accident Records Review
Additional Information Board Certifications current in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Over 30 years clinical experience. Currently in active practice of Pain Medicine. Extensive experience in all aspects of Pain Medicine, from medication management to very invasive procedures. Experienced in performing case reviews and depositions in a thoughtful and thorough manner. Published multiple articles. Experienced lecturer and teacher. CV available on request.

Ronald D Karnaugh, MD

JFK Neuroscience Institute

Edison, New Jersey

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness Interventional Spine/Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Workers' Compensation, IMEs, Malpractice, Expert Witness, Medical File Review

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

New Jersey

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Richard N. Siegfried, MD

Richard N. Siegfried, MD, LLC

Sparta, New Jersey

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Pain Management, Interventional Pain Management, Acute pain, Chronic Pain, Chronic Post-Surgical Pain, Spine Pain, CRPS, RSD, Back pain, Neck pain, Whiplash
Additional Information Former Director of Columbia - Presbyterian Pain Management Center, NY, NY; Former Director of Postgraduate Training in Pain Management, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia Univ., NY, NY. Board Certified Pain Management and Anesthesiology

J. William Wellborn, MD

J.William Wellborn, MD, PA

New Mexico

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Whiplash, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, peripheral nerve injury, and amputations.
Additional Information Assistant Professor/Clinical in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Board Certified Physiatrist and Independent Medical Examiner. Dr. Wellborn is in private practice in Georgetown, Texas, conducting IMEs, Disability Evaluations, Medical-Legal Consulting. He serves as an expert for Life Care Plans in catastrophic injuries.

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD; C.M.D.

Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Disability, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury,Pain Management-Medicine,Physical Therapy
Additional Information Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Certified Medical Director-American Medical Directors Association. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolus, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

New York

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

Alexander E. Weingarten, MD

Comprehensive Pain Management Assoc.

Syosset, New York

Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Board Certified Anesthesiology, Board Certified Pain Management by American Board of Anesthesiology, Board Certified Pain Management by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Ade Akande, MD,MBA

Pain Consortium,PLLC.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Anesthesiology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Spinal anesthesia, Epidural hematoma, Intrathecal catheter, Opiod therapy , Opiod overdose, complication, Narcotic abuse, Narcotic use, Facet Rhizotomy, Facet Injection, Cervical epidural, Epidural abscess, Nerve root block, Epidural adhesions, Spinal injections, Spinal catheter, Blood thinner,
Additional Information Internal Medicine Residency-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,New York,NY. 1989-1993. Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management. Fellowship-Brigham and Women's Hospital(Harvard Medical School. Boston,Mass).1993-1996. Interventional Pain Management Fellowship-University of Medicine and Dentistry of new Jersey. Newark,NJ.1996-1997. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Practice limited to Interventional and Non Interventional Pain Management/Pain Medicine over the last 20 years. Clinical patient contact volume averages 5,000 office visits with 1200 interventions annually.

Brian C Higgins, DO

Buckeye Spine and Rehab

Lancaster, Ohio

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Sports Medicine, IME, Physiatry, Disability Examinations, Ohio BWC, Independent Medical Examinations, Workers Compensation, Ohio Workers Compensation

Ignacio J Badiola, MD

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness CRPS/RSD, Acute/Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia, Opiate/Opioid, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Damage, Low Back/Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Sciatica, Injection, Spinal Stimulator, Medical Record Review
Additional Information Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management with extra fellowship training in acute pain management and regional anesthesia Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania with a clinical practice involving a broad spectrum of pain conditions including acute and chronic pain states. Extensive research and teaching experience (at all levels-from laypeople in the community to other medical professors) on Anesthesiology, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia

Jason Brajer, MD

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Interventional Pain Management, Spinal Injections, Narcotic Administration, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, chronic pain
Additional Information Full-time office based interventional pain management with fluoroscopy. All spinal injections done from basic epidurals to spinal cord stimulation. Clinically active full time, board certified in anesthesiology [28 yr] and pain management [22 yr] Medical malpractice expert, defense and plaintiff, 15 years with less than 20% professional income from this source Consultant for Blue Shield / Highmark of PA Founding Director, Montgomery Pain Center Former Associate chairman, Dept of Anesthesiology, Montgomery Hospital

Philip S Kim, MD

Center for Interventional Pain Spine, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Expertise in pain management in medical and surgical interventions. Involved and active within medical and pain societies. Author and editor of various textbooks and papers. On consensus panel for intrathecal drug delivery and neurostimulation. Physician representative for controlled substance in DE
Additional Information In process of getting masters in integrative and functional medicine. Certificate of advance fellowship with anti-aging and regenerative medicine society.

David G Polin, MD, MBA

The EMG Group, Ltd.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Intrathecal Pumps, Opioid Therapy, Opiates, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, Methadone, Fentanyl, Electromyography, EMG, Nerve Conduction Studies, Neuromuscular Medicine, Low Back Pain,
Additional Information Dr. Polin is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry), Pain Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine. He is founder and managing partner of The EMG Group, Ltd., a specialty medical group. He has served in numerous roles at Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine including President of the Medical and Dental Staff, Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Director of PM&R services, Chair of the Performance (Quality) Improvement Committee and Chair of the Ambulatory Physicians Advisory Committee for Information Technology. He has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of PM&R at Temple University and served on several boards of directors and trustees, including Lancaster General Health, the Board for Orthotist / Prothetist Certification, and the Schrieber Pediatric Rehab Center.

Randall N Smith, MD

Richard H. Kaplan, MD, PC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Orthopedics - Non-Surgical Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Expert in work injuries, motor vehicle injuries, and disability Spinal injuries Orthopedics (non-surgical)

Richard M Sobel, MD

Jefferson Medical School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Additional Information Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of resident teaching award. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. I have had voice training for public speaking and classical singing. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Gisele J Girault, MD

Pain Medicine Specialist of Fort Mill

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Independent Medical Examinations Expert Witness Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology

Christopher Janssen, MD

Sanford Medical Center

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Additional Information Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner with over 4,000 interventional spine procedures, over 2000 EMGs, over 200 impairment ratings, over 40 Life Care Plans performed. Chief Resident at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, #1 Rated in US News & World Report over 20 years. Licensed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Texas Clinical: Interventional Pain Management: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Epidural Steroid Injections, Joint Injections, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/CRPS/RSD, Electrodiagnostics Consulting: Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Evaluation, Impairment Rating

Jack E Scariano, Jr., MD, FAAN

Jack E. Scariano, Jr., MD, PLLC

Knoxville, Tennessee

Neurology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Neurological Disorders, Brain Trauma, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Head Trauma and Concussion, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Anthony Guarino, MD

Texas

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Spinal Injection Complications, Opioiod overdose, Methadone overdose, Spinal transforaminal injections, Transforaminal steroid injections, Epidural complications, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Healthcare fraud
Additional Information Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino serves as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital where he evaluates and treats not only the area of pain but the whole person.

Christopher Janssen, MD

Sanford Medical Center

Texas

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Additional Information Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner with over 4,000 interventional spine procedures, over 2000 EMGs, over 200 impairment ratings, over 40 Life Care Plans performed. Chief Resident at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, #1 Rated in US News & World Report over 20 years. Licensed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Texas Clinical: Interventional Pain Management: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Epidural Steroid Injections, Joint Injections, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/CRPS/RSD, Electrodiagnostics Consulting: Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Independent Medical Evaluation, Impairment Rating

V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Texas

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness herniated disc, epidural injections, painkillers, opioids, overdose, death, intubation, obstetric anesthesia, nerve damage, sleep apnea, addiction, respiratory depression, brain injury, positioning
Additional Information Double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, ansthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, let...

J. William Wellborn, MD

J.William Wellborn, MD, PA

Georgetown, Texas

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Whiplash, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, peripheral nerve injury, and amputations.
Additional Information Assistant Professor/Clinical in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Board Certified Physiatrist and Independent Medical Examiner. Dr. Wellborn is in private practice in Georgetown, Texas, conducting IMEs, Disability Evaluations, Medical-Legal Consulting. He serves as an expert for Life Care Plans in catastrophic injuries.

Akhtar Purvez, MD

Pain & Spine Center of Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Independent Medical Examinations Expert Witness Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workmans Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab
Additional Information Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a member of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain medicine (ASRA).He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter in American College of Physicians Manual of Critical Care. His self help book on Pain is under publication. He has more than fifteen years of experience as an expert witness in Interventional pain management, work related injuries, motor vehicle accident cases and professional conduct issues.

Pamela S Davies, MS, APRN, A/GNP, ACHPN, RN-BC

Pamela Stitzlein Davies Consulting

Seattle, Washington

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Nurse Practitioner Expert Witness Pain management in: primary care, cancer, oncology, cancer survivor, palliative care, hospice, geriatric, older adult, safe prescribing of opioids, Universal Precautions in Pain Medicine, opioid misuse, opioid risk assessment, accidental opioid overdose and death, methadone for analgesia, OxyContin.
Additional Information Pamela Stitzlein Davies is a highly experienced clinical and academic Nurse Practitioner in the fields of Pain Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Internal Medicine, and Geriatrics. She was a member of the American Pain Society/American Academy of Pain Medicine guidelines committee for Chronic Opioid Therapy in Chronic Noncancer Pain; and the 2015 and 2010 Washington State Interagency Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain. Ms. Davies is a popular national and regional speaker on topics in pain management and palliative care. She has authored multiple publications, including an award-winning text on Cancer Pain Management for nurses. Ms. Davies is available for consultation and expert witness testimony. Areas of expertise include: best practices related to prescribing opioids and other Controlled Substances in the outpatient setting, opioid misuse in the Primary Care, palliative care or hospice setting, and chronic pain management in the cancer survivor.

Cheryl Anne Hayes, DO

CORE Medical Evaluations

Renton, Washington

Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Osteopathic Manipulation, Pain Management Consultant, Work Injury Assessment and Treatment, Motor Vehicle Accident Related Injury Assessment and Treatment, Independent Medical Examinations, Prolotherapy Treatment, Electrodiagnosis, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Spinal Cord Injuries Assessment/Management
Additional Information I have offered objective, un-biased medical examinations for over 20 years. My areas of expertise includes personal injury assessment, and work injury assessments. Through the years both plaintiff and defense attorneys have sought my expert opinions. I also provide medical defense opinions, and have provided several assessments in defense cases associated with medical malpractice. I enjoy this work, as it is both intellectually stimulating and gratifying to me. I maintain an active medical practice, and estimate 80 percent of my time is spent engaged in the treatment of approximately 2000 patients . As of May 2016, I will be the medical director of an ambulatory Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Valley Medical Center that is also affiliated with the University of Washington. Many of my patients are referred by Orthopedic surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Family Physicians, and Chiropractic physicians. Plaintiff attorneys also directly refer their clients to my care. I plan on continu...

Michael Schiesser, MD

Fall City , Washington

Addiction Medicine Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness Addiction, Pain, Methadone, opioids, overdose, fentanyl, heroin, alcohol, methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine
Additional Information A respected physician leader, Dr. Schiesser is national expert in issues of addiction medicine, pain care, and clinical standards for medications prone to abuse in primary care. His patient advocacy resulted in changes in Washington State Law, State licensing commission rules, and a Pulitzer Prize winning collaboration with the Seattle Times ("Methadone and the Politics of Pain"). He has authored dozens of live and web-based presentations for thousands of physicians across the United States, on issues of addiction and the use of abuse prone medications. CV updates here http://managingaddictions.com/about/resume/ Training Portal Here http://www.aleadersguide.com

Yuri Tsirulnikov, DO, MHA

YT Medical Consulting, LLC

Kelso, Washington

Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Anesthesiology Expert Witness Interventional Pain Management, Medical Record Review, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Injections, Pain Medications, Epidural Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Nerve Blocks, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Post-Laminectomy, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Additional Information I am a fellowship-trained Pain Management specialist, double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. I have been in practice since 2008. In addition to my clinical practice, I have worked as a Clinical Peer Reviewer for a utilization management organization. I have been deposed numerous times as a treating physician. In addition to obtaining training in expert witnessing through SEAK, I have been an active member of the following organizations: American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators (IAIME) [formerly known as American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP)]. I am available for case reviews, consultations, depositions, and live testimony.
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