Chronic Pain Expert Witness Listings in California

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Kevin J. Cebula, DDS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Pasadena, California
Dentist Expert Witness, Oral Surgery Expert Witness - IME, Chronic Pain, Dry Mouth, Traumatic Injury, Cosmetic Dentistry, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Crowns, Dental Implant, Prosthetics, Joint Pain, Orthotics
Dr. Kevin Cebula graduated from the West Virginia School of Dentistry in 2000. After completing a one-year residency at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, he spent 10 years in Lake Havasu City, Arizona practicing general dentistry. He then completed a two-year postdoctoral program in Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine at UCLA in order to pursue his interests in TMJ and sleep apnea management. Dr. Cebula specializes in non-surgical TMJ therapy, oral sleep appliances, treatment for headache, neck pain, and chronic dental pain. His dental practice is limited to orofacial pain management and dental sleep medicine. Dr. Cebula has been awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and received board certification from the American Board of Orofacial Pain.
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Michelle Clarence, OTR/L, CLCP, CPDM, CAPS Clarence Rehabilitation Consultancy

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Occupational Therapy Expert Witness - Case Management, Community Based Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurological Conditions, Catastrophic Injury, Multiple Trauma, Chronic Pain, Environmental Modifications, Adaptive Equipment, Attendant Care
Michelle Clarence is an occupational therapist who is experienced in case management and the slow-stream rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities transitioning back to or living in the community with a package of care. Her clinical areas of expertise are traumatic brain injury and other neurological conditions such as stroke, as well as chronic pain and multiple trauma. She has been practicing as a care expert and life care planner for 17 years, both in the United Kingdom and the United States, including mentoring other consultants. She is knowledgeable of the long term medical care needs of individuals with life changing injuries. She is experienced in home modifications to maximize accessibility, independence and caregiver safety as well as specializing in ergonomic evaluations to mitigate against work-related injuries and assist with return-to-work planning.
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Cindy H. Feng, JD, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Petaluma, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - IME, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, PTSD, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Neuropsychological Testing, Accident, Personal Injury, Disability, Trauma, Abuse
Dr. Cindy H. Feng, J.D., Psy.D. received a B.A. in Asian Studies from Yale University in 2003, and graduated magna cum laude. She then went on to earn her J.D from Harvard Law School with a focus on Immigration Law in 2006. Dr. Feng than earned her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Profession Psychology in Piscataway, New Jersey in 2016. From 2016 to the present, she has been working as a Staff Psychologist for the California Department of State Hospitals in Napa, California. Dr. Feng has received the Pre-doctoral Fellow Award from the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program, the Graduate Scholar Merit Award from Rutgers University, and is a member of The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students, New York State Psychological Association, China American Psychoanalytic Alliance, New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and The New Jersey Psychological Asso...
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Alan Forrest, DC Expedient Medicolegal Services

Encino, California
Chiropractic Expert Witness, Independent Medical Examinations Expert Witness - IME, malpractice, chiropractic peer review, standard of care, personal injury, chronic back injury, whiplash, sports injury, vertebral artery dissection, accidents, practice guidelines, chronic pain
Dr. Alan Forrest, D.C., QME has been a board certified chiropractor in the state of California since 1981. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from UCLA, he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1980. He began private practice in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, and continues to treat patients on a full time basis to date. The foundation of his practice is a family practice. Personal injury and industrial injury cases are specialty areas as well. Very early in private practice several of his mentors were deeply involved in the evaluation of permanent disability due to industrial causation. Dr. Forrest took great interest in this, and in 1982 earned his certification in Industrial Disability Evaluation. Performing many evaluations, for both applicants and defense, he developed an expertise in the subject. He was part of the first group of Qualified Medical Evaluators to earn California certificati...
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Carrie L. Forrest, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Still Waters Services

Monterey, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Depression and Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Trauma, Disability Evaluation, Malingering, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Occupational Evaluation, Addiction, Expert Psychological Review, Workers' Compensation
Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and malingering. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in the state of California since 2011. Served as Independent Medical Examiner (IME) in the state of California from 1991-2001. Performed numerous medical-legal evaluations, immigration evaluations, and general psychological evaluations for young adults, adults, and geriatric populations. Completed psychological evaluations for neurostimular implants, gastric bypass surgery candidates, and provided therapeutic support to these client populations. Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations resulting in timely, articulate, and tightly worded narrative reports that link cause and effect. Takes pride in serving as an objective evaluato...
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Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM AAMS, https://aamsexperts.com/

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Preventive Medicine Expert Witness - Chemical Exposures, Sensitivities, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Disability, Chronic Pain, Primary Care, Urgent Care
Harvard-trained, double board-certified physician in Occupational Medicine, and Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care worker. Created and teaches the U.S. Navy’s Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fundamentals Course. Currently, active duty Navy Lieutenant Commander, Medical Department Head, and Flight Surgeon supervising 75 medical professionals. Frequently lectures at medical conferences. Work is timely, objective and yields scie...
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Serina Hoover, Psy.D, ABPP, QME Psychological Assessment Center, PC

Los Alamitos, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, Malingering, Capacity, Depression, Chronic Pain, Electrical Injury, Anxiety, Trauma
Dr. Hoover is a clinical psychologist. She graduated with a doctoral degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Rehabilitation Psychology. She holds a leadership position with Division 22 and is the Oral Exam Coordinator/Secretary for the Board of Rehabilitation Psychology of ABPP. Dr. Hoover is on staff at the nationally recognized Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (Rancho) and is an active member of the clinical training program. She holds an administrative position on the Medical Executive Committee and is the Continuing Medical Education Director at Rancho. Dr. Hoover founded the Psychological Assessment Center and conducts both psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for medical-legal purposes. She has extensive experience with brain injury and has evaluated thousands of brain injury patients over the course of her career. Dr. Hoover has been active in consulting, teachi...
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Navin Mallavaram, MD The Spine & Pain Center of California

Pleasanton, California
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness - Spine Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Opiates, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain
Dr. Navin Mallavaram is an Interventional Pain Management specialist. He Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine. Dr. Mallavaram specializes in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. His extensive training also allows him to treat a wide spectrum of painful disorders. He routinely serves as a primary treating physician or specialty consultant for injured workers and motor vehicle accident occupants. He has also been called on to treat NFL (National Football League) and NHL (National Hockey League) players, former and current. He currently serves as the Medical Director for The Spine & Pain Center of California and Summit Surgery Center, specialty consultant for Concentra Occupational Health, and Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. He has trial testimony experience, and has been deposed numerous times.
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Marcel O Pontón, PhD Persona Neurobehavior Group

Pasadena, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Concussive Disorder, MBTI, PTSD, Pediatric Head Injury, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Bilingual-English/Spanish, Severe Trauma Cases, Sports Concussions, Highly complex Workers' Compensation cases, AME, QME, IME, Record Review, Disability Evaluations, Chronic Pain.
Focused on the assessment and treatment of catastrophic injuries for 25 years. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California; Bilingual (English-Spanish) Clinical Neuropsychologist; Multiple peer-reviewed publications. Co-author of two books; Fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology; Member, International Neuropsychological Society; Member, American Psychological Association; Member,American Academy of Neurology Founding President, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society. Clinical Director, Persona Neurobehavior Group.
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Praveen Prasad, MD

Sacramento, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spine Surgery, Failed Back Surgery, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Intracerebral Hematoma, Cauda Equine Syndrome, Cervical Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Nerve Stimulator, Spine Trauma, Head Injury, Chronic Pain,
Dr. Prasad is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been in clinical practice of Neurosurgery for over 27 years and is currently Director, Dignity Health Neurosciences Institute and Neurosurgical Director of a Level II Trauma Center. In his active practice he performs over 175 surgical cases per year encompassing the broad range of neurosurgical conditions including spine and cranial trauma, degenerative spinal conditions like spinal stenosis and disc herniations, cervical spine surgery including disc replacements, intracranial hemorrhages, brain and spine tumors, and chronic pain treatments such as spinal cord stimulation. He has considerable experience as an expert witness, testifying in court over 12 times in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, offering opinions for both defense and plaintiffs’ counsels. He is available to review records and perform IMEs.
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Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS Expedient Medicolegal Services

Gardena, California
Podiatry Expert Witness, Foot & Ankle Surgery Expert Witness - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Chronic Pain, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy
Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS, QME is a board certified second-generation adult and pediatric foot & ankle specialist born and raised in Orange County, CA. He spent many years shadowing his father in his private practice in Southern California. Early in his career, he developed his leadership skills serving as class president for his entire 4 years at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Spencer was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Permanente Northbay Consortium in northern California where he received extensive medical and surgical training for infants, children, and adults. After completing his residency, Dr. Spencer joined White Memorial Medical Group, Inc. (a multi-specialty group), where he took call for the emergency department for all foot and ankle problems, including trauma. During his time at White Memorial he served as the assistant residency director and clerkship director of the Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency program as ...
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Mark D. Wolkenhauer, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Redlands, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - IME, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Abuse, Competency, Mental Capacity, Traumatic Injury, Psychometric Testing, Malpractice, Malingering, Standard of Care, PTSD
Mark Wolkenhauer, Psy.D., Q.M.E. is a forensic psychologist with extensive experience in treating and evaluating sexual offenders and individuals with severe mental illness. He continues to serve as an expert witness in both Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) and Mentally Disordered Offender (MDO) civil commitment trials across the state. Licensed in California in 1997 (PSY 15147), Dr. Wolkenhauer has worked for the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH), as a unit psychologist at Patton State Hospital (PSH), and currently works for DSH as a Consulting Psychologist. He serves as a mentor and is part of the Quality Improvement Team in the Forensic Services Division. He was on the SVP panel as a contractor and performed hundreds of SVP evaluations and provided expert testimony. In private practice Dr. Wolkenhauer conducted PC 1370/1372 evaluations, was the director of the Inland Empire Sharper Future clinics, served as a mental health consultant for Job Corps, and provided consul...
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Shawn Zardouz Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Ana, California
Neurology Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Nerve Damage, Neuropathy, Seizures, Epilepsy, Dementia, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Palliative Care, Standard of Care, Whiplash, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Vertigo, Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Brain Tumor
Dr. Shawn Zardouz is a board certified neurologist and also board certified in pain medicine. He began his studies at The Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. Dr. Zardouz completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then went on to complete his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Zardouz has been published in many peer reviewed journals and has presented his findings at several conferences at the national and international levels.
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