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E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DAAPM General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Injury, illness, disability, evaluations, life care planning, causation, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis
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Dana Chidekel, PhD

Tarzana, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychology, Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Hyperbilirubinemia, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Elder Capacity, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel dedicated the early part of her career to the practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological testing of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Dr. Chidekel dedicates a part of her practice to forensic matters, serving as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, employment, business educational, elder (limited) family law, (limited) criminal law, and class action matters. She is retained by plaintiff and defense in approximate equal p...
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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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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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John Hupka, Ph.D.

El Dorado Hills, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Brian Injury, neuropsychologist, TBI, Workers Comp, AME, Personal Injury, Competency, Fitness for Duty, Disability, malingering, Forensic Psychologist, sex offenders
Dr. Hupka is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience providing psychological assessment and expert witness testimony in both criminal and civil cases. As a clinical psychologist, his areas of specialization are forensic psychology and neuropsychology. He has worked as a Psychologist since 1992, and has been a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist since 1984. He is licensed to practice psychology the States of California, Colorado, and Washington. Dr. Hupka has evaluated 1000’s of criminal offenders, including incarcerated offenders in the prison system and in community placements. His expertise includes evaluation of mentally disordered criminal offenders, and evaluation of sex offenders. In civil matters, he has provided evaluation and testimony in workers compensation brain injury cases from 2000 to 2017 as a QME. He has conducted evaluations for State disability cases, as well as evaluation and treatment recommendations for impaired professionals. Dr. Hu...
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Arthur B Kagan A | K Actuarial and Pension Services

Woodland Hills, California
Actuarial Expert Witness, Insurance Expert Witness - Actuary, Pension Profit Sharing 401k retirement Plans, ERISA, IRS/DOL/PBGC violations & compliance, audits, pension review & consulting, pension loss, marital dissolution & QDRO review, employee benefits, injury, death, disability, life estate & remainder trust values, insurance and annuities.
Professional affiliations include F.S.A, Fellow Society of Actuaries (highest education for an actuary), E. A. Enrolled Actuary, M. A. A. A Member American Academy of Actuaries, ASPPA American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, NIPA National Institute of Pension Administrators, and past affiliation as F. C. A. Fellow of Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Prior Board Member for Conference of Consulting Actuaries and NIPA. Authored several articles early in career on the growing trend of 401k Plans to replace traditional Pension Plans. Implemented one of the early Cash Balance Pension Plans for large law firm; expanded to over 100 Cash Balance Pension Plans. Worked closely with ERISA and client attorneys on client issues; frequently utilized research service of ERISA attorney firm. Presented many seminars on recent developments in pension plan industry and creative plan design to Desert Estate Planning Council, California CPA Society, AXA Advisors and various...
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Jeffrey Kropf Expedient Medicolegal Services

Claremont, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Competency, Risk Assessment, Institutional Standard of Care, Fitness for Duty, Traumatic Injury, Correctional Healthcare, Disability, Personal Injury, Abuse, IME, PTSD, Juvenile Evaluations, Cognitive Impairment,
Jeffrey Kropf, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in forensic and diagnostic mental health evaluations. As a consulting psychologist since 1991, Dr. Kropf has evaluated more than 1000 youths and young adults in community care and court-ordered placements. As a staff psychologist for the Department of State Hospitals (DSH) and the Department of Juvenile Justice from 1991 through 1999, he evaluated approximately 500 patients and offenders and provided expert testimony in hearings including W&IC 1800 hearings throughout the State. He joined the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Mentally Disordered Offender (MDO) Unit at the time of its inception in 1999 and served as Senior Psychologist, Supervisor from 2001 through 2017. During this time, he conducted approximately 3000 forensic mental health evaluations including evaluations pursuant to PC 2962, PC 2972, and W&IC 7301 and provided expert testimony in support of his opinions in trial...
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Carlos Rodriguez, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Torrance, California
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Prevention
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our overall health. He pursued his interest in physical health by earning his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Rodriguez furthered his study of this integration during a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He later went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Harbor UCLA, serving as the Chief Fellow while he was there. After completing his training, Dr. Rodriguez worked in a variety of diverse settings. For over five years, he worked in an outpatient community mental health clinic. He treated children, adolescents, and adults with severe mental illnesses in an inner city community. This furthered his cultural appreciation and allowed for a greater unders...
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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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Annette Swain Dr. Annette Swain A Psych Corp

Encino, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - dementia, capacity, traumatic brain injury, ADHD, Alzheimers, depression, anxiety, cognitive, disability, personality, stroke, geriatric
I am board certified in both clinical neuropsychology (ABCN) and in clinical psychology (AACP). I am a qualified medical examiner for the State of California. I have been in practice for 20 years, specializing in neuropsychological assessment of neurological, psychiatric, and general medical conditions. My subspeciality is geriatric neuropsychological disorders, including dementia disorders, stroke, and Parkinson's disease. My practice is in Los Angeles, with offices in Encino and Burbank.
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John Hupka, Ph.D.

Colorado
Psychology Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Brian Injury, neuropsychologist, TBI, Workers Comp, AME, Personal Injury, Competency, Fitness for Duty, Disability, malingering, Forensic Psychologist, sex offenders
Dr. Hupka is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience providing psychological assessment and expert witness testimony in both criminal and civil cases. As a clinical psychologist, his areas of specialization are forensic psychology and neuropsychology. He has worked as a Psychologist since 1992, and has been a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist since 1984. He is licensed to practice psychology the States of California, Colorado, and Washington. Dr. Hupka has evaluated 1000’s of criminal offenders, including incarcerated offenders in the prison system and in community placements. His expertise includes evaluation of mentally disordered criminal offenders, and evaluation of sex offenders. In civil matters, he has provided evaluation and testimony in workers compensation brain injury cases from 2000 to 2017 as a QME. He has conducted evaluations for State disability cases, as well as evaluation and treatment recommendations for impaired professionals. Dr. Hu...
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Jeffrey D Joy, Ph.D., MBA, CRC, CEA, ABVE-D Vocational Dynamics, LLC

Cheshire, Connecticut
Employment Expert Witness, Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness - Vocational Opinions, Labor Market Surveys, Testing, Evaluation, Earning Capacity, Disability, Employment, Personal Injury, Family Law, Workers Compensation, Social Security, Wrongful Termination, ADA, ERISA/Long-Term Disability
Dr. Joy has 20 years experience working with persons with disabilities in both employment and vocational rehabilitation settings. Presently, Dr. Joy consults as a Vocational Expert (VE) in a variety of litigated settings such as in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, ERISA, Wrongful Imprisonment, Employment Discrimination and Family Law matters. Dr. Joy is a Board Certified Vocational Expert (ABVE-D) and a Certified Earnings Analyst (CEA). In 2017, Dr. Joy earned a Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition, he earned a Masters Degree in Education and Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University in 1999 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University in 2003. He also is credentialed nationally as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling. Dr. Joy teaches Assessment and Research Design within the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy Department at Centra...
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Larry Fishman, M.D.

Tampa, Florida
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, spine surgeon, Trauma, IMEs, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Peripheral Nerves, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, disability, permanent impairment rating, future care costs, medical neccesity
Board Certified, Mayo Clinic trained neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Current clinical focus of spine surgery, peripheral nerves, injections and sacroiliac joints. 30 years emergency room call experience handling brain and spine trauma. Since residency has performed over 15,000 operations. Extensive peer review experience evaluating compliance with the standard of care. Highly experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner who has testified hundreds of times.
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Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology, in peer-reviewed medical journals. Furthermore, he is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the medical school at Florida Atlantic University and has participated in over 90 clinical research studies in ...
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Michael A. Siefman, PT,DC, DACAN, DABCC, DIBCN, FIBCN, DABDA, DIBE, FIBE

Naples, Florida
Chiropractic Expert Witness, Physical Therapy Expert Witness - Malpractice, Disability, File Review, Improper Documentation, Auto Accident, Improper Billing, Complaints Against Doctor, Standards of Care, Personal Injury, Expert Witness, Insurance Fraud
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
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Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.
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Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Georgia
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.
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Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Orthopedics - Non-Surgical Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine 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
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.
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Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP Kourtney Layton & Associates

Idaho
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.
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K. Cheri Wiggins, MD

Twin Falls, Idaho
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Catastrophic Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputation, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility
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David Garras, MD Midwest Orthopedic Consultants

Orland Park , Illinois
Podiatry Expert Witness, Foot & Ankle Surgery Expert Witness - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Impairment Ratings, Workman's Compensation, Auto Accidents, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot, Ankle, Podiatry, Medical Legal Evaluation, Lower Extremity
David N. Garras is a board certified orthopedist who specializes in foot and ankle surgery, with an emphasis on total ankle replacement, occupational and sports injuries, ligament and tendon repairs and reconstruction, minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques, deformity correction and reconstructive surgery, as well as foot and ankle fracture care. After his honorable discharge from U.S. Navy, he attended the University of California where he graduated, not only summa cum laude, but also at the top of his class. He went on to complete his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. and his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, in Philadelphia. Under the direction of the world-renowned foot and ankle surgeon, he completed his fellowship at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, N.C. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Garras is committed to resear...
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Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Addiction Medicine Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence, experienced, depositions, consultation, plaintiff, defendant,
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospital Clin...
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Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional , Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.
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Mahesh Mohan, MD Mercyone Waterloo Medical Center

Waterloo, Iowa
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Electrodiagnostic, Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal, Medication management. Intrathecal Pain Pump, Spinal cord stimulator, Kyphoplasty, DRG Stimulator, Radiculopathy, malpractice, Causation, IME, Disability, CRPS, RFA, Pill Mill, Epidural
Triple board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics. Practiced Orthopedics in India for several years. Pain Medicine fellowship done from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Toxicology Expert Witness - Firefighters, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Fitness for Duty, Disability, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs, chart reviews and has served as an expert for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and was previously trained and certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition testimony.
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Robert B Swotinsky, MD, MPH

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Expert Witness, Toxicology Expert Witness - Drug testing, drug test, drug screening, drug screen, alcohol testing, alcohol test, medical review officer, MRO, toxicology, impairment, disability, DOT physicals, DOT exams, occupational medicine, occupational health, truck driver.
www.occ-doc.net My reports are clear, detailed, well-organized, well-referenced, and timely. Qualifications include: board certified in Preventive (occupational) Medicine. MPH in epidemiology. Certified medical review officer (MRO), Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), FMCSA (NRCME) Medical Examiner and trainer, and (former) FAA Medical Examiner. Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Written books and written/given numerous educational programs to physician and other groups about drug and alcohol testing, and about DOT physicals (commercial motor vehicle driver exams). Since 1995 has written "MRO Update" national newsletter for physicians. Have taught supervisors about reasonable suspicion determinations. Consultant to federal agencies on medical standards for truck drivers and on workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Consultant to employers, attorneys, and insurers on complex disability cases. Active clinical practice treating ...
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Jeffrey Guina, MD, ABPN, FAPA

Pontiac, Michigan
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - mental, trauma, PTSD, stress, forensic, disability, fitness, military, risk, developmental, intellectual, retardation
In addition to a wide variety of clinical experiences (e.g., hospital, community, emergency, alcohol and drug programs, military, forensic), Dr. Guina has performed hundreds of forensic evaluations. He has had training, education and experience in clinical, forensic and occupational psychiatry. He has also taught and supervised other staff and trainees, presented at several national conferences, and published many peer-reviewed scholarly manuscripts, including about trauma, developmental disabilities, psychopharmacology, addiction, and forensic/occupational evaluations. Other psychiatric expert activities include consultation, protocol and policy development, report writing for third parties, and psychiatric expert witness testimony. He has performed a variety of forensic evaluations, involving psychiatric examinations, record reviews and/or attorney/organizational consultation related to civil and criminal matters such as: •Disability •Fitness for duty •Workers compensation or lin...
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Neil B Sloan, MD Easy Care Medical Clinic, PLLC

Corinth, Mississippi
Disability Evaluation Expert Witness - Disability, MVA Injuries, MVA Acute Injuries, IME, Impairment Ratings, Car Wrecks
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David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/llife care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.
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Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP Kourtney Layton & Associates

Nevada
Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.
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Samuel E Epstein, DO Stafford Orthopedics

Manahawkin, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness - knee surgery, shoulder surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, fractures, carpal tunnel, disability, impairment ratings, ankle surgery, ACL, trigger finger, back pain and strain, hip pain, neck pain, wrist, auto accidents, non-surgical spine,
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery 30 years in a community based medical and surgical orthopedic practice Chief,Orthopedics Subsection of Department of Surgery at Southern Ocean Medical Center Certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts; Member of the Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis Surgery Section of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Speaker for National Business Institute
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Michael Bernstein, MD

Lawrence, New York
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Forensic Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Personal Injury, Tort, Disability, IME, Expert Witness Testimony
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Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab 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
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. 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
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Adrienne Saxton, M.D.

Northfield, Ohio
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - IME, disability, malpractice, competency, sanity, criminal responsibility, guardianship, fitness for duty, will contest, mitigation, malingering, worker's compensation
Fellowship trained, rigorous testimony training/ experience, completed well over 100 forensic psychiatric evaluations, responsive, reasonable fees. Dr. Adrienne Saxton is a forensic psychiatrist based in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated medical school with high distinction. During her medical training, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. This honor is reserved for those with high academic standing as well as firm ethics, professionalism, leadership qualities, and dedication to service. Dr. Saxton completed a four-year residency in psychiatry. During her senior year of residency at the University of Michigan, she served as chief resident of outpatient services. After Residency, Dr. Saxton went on to complete a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Her fellowship program director was Dr. Phillip Resnick, a world-renowned expert in the field of forensic psychiatry. Dr. Saxton’s rigorous fellowship training included education ...
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James R Kopp, MD James R. Kopp, MD, PC

La Grande, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness - Spine and spine surgery, Malpractice, Case reviews, Sports medicine, Disability, Peer review, General orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics non-surgical, Joint replacement, IMEs, Disability evaluation
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in private practice with 31 years of civilian and 8 years of military (4 Residency and 4 Staff) experience in Orthopedic Surgery. I have developed an interest in IME and Legal Expert examinations due to my interest in teaching, which is what I view the role of an expert. I have attended the SEAK conference on expert testimony, the AMA course on IMEs and currently spend about 80% of my practice time "Forensic Orthopedics," i.e. IMEs and legal expert testimony. I am licensed in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, and Alaska. I am an experienced expert witness.
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Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Rehab and EMG

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Pain, Aviation, Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Biomechanical, Engineer, Mass Tort
25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Certified Life Care Planner with special expertise in catastrophic injuries and life expectancy calculation. Experienced in IME exams for work injuries, auto injuries, medical malpractice, disability, life care planning, and other issues related to musculosketal medicine, neurology, pain, disability, and physical impairment. See details at http://www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or http://www.rehabanalytics.com
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Sanjay Adhia, MD Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Mental Health, Psychiatric medical malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, wrongful death, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, date rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, testify
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry located in the Houston Area. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are certified in Brain Injury Medicine in the US. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, Dr. Adhia is Medical Director of PACE Mental Health. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, violence, and complicating mental illness. Dr. Adhia evaluates and treats psychiatric injury and disability in victims and alleged abusers. He has treated Death Row and other high-risk patients in security-sensitive settings in correctional facilities and hospitals. He has expertise in psychopharmacology. In addition, Dr. Adhia works with Physicians for Human Rights to assess victims of kidnapping and false imprisonment, human trafficking, undue influence, physical and sexual abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death. In all populations, he assesses PTSD, Anxiety, Depre...
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Michelle Aliff, MRC, CRC, IPEC

Lubbock, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Mrs. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in workers compensation, Social Security disability, personal injury, discrimination and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, work place accommodation assessment and consultation and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. Mrs. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences includes 11 years post Master's degree in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations and providing testimony as required. She is an active member in International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and serves on the SS-VE board.
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Baron Crespo, Psy.D. MS. ClinPharm Modern Psychological Network

Temple, Texas
Disability Evaluation Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Sex, Sexual Offender, Violence, Risk, Assessment, Psychologist, Standard of Care, Mental, Disability, Clinical, Psychopharmacology, Law Enforcement, Police, Public Safety, Pre-Employment, Screening, Employee Assistance Program, EAP, Behavior, Suicide, Life Care Planning, Ethics, Malpractice, MMPI
Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate: AL, AZ, CO, DE, GA, ID. IL, KY, MO, MS, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, SC, UT, TX, WI Bilingual: (Spanish-English) Licensed Psychologist and Chief Psychologist of Modern Psychological Network with 10 years of clinical experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. Expertise in sexual violence and risk assessment, mental disability, psychopharmacology, and the psychological standard of care, with national consulting and business experience.
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Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Rheumatology, internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, medical malpractice, testimony, hospital, lupus, fibromyalgia, disability, home health, breast implants.
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Independent Medical Exams. Experienced expert witness in nursing home, hospital, internal medicine, geriatric and rheumatology malpractice as well as case record reviews
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Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Cleburne, Texas
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the administrative board, as events coordinator, and as associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood is currently training for boarding in medical psychology through the American Board of Medical Psychology. Dr. Wood has two practice locations: Cleburne (near Fo...
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Kourtney Layton, MRC, CRC, LVRC, ABVE/F, IPEC, CLCP Kourtney Layton & Associates

HIGHLAND, Utah
Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Personal injury, divorce, family law, worker's compensation, life care planner, vocational analysis, employment, disability, Social Security, ADA, self-employment.
Kourtney Layton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Utah, and a Fellow with the American Board of Vocational Experts. In addition to her private vocational rehabilitation and job placement practice, Ms. Layton performs vocational analysis, life care planning and earning capacity assessment services in family law, Social Security, worker’s compensation and personal injury settings. She also regularly provides testimony as a Vocational Expert in administrative hearings for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review and for the Utah Department of Health Medicaid Division. Although Ms. Layton primarily practices in Utah, Nevada and Idaho (with offices in Eastern Idaho, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas), she provides services nationwide.
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Linda L Miller, DO Linda L Miller DO

OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Expert witness, IME, deposition, mental health, mental conditions, workers compensation, disability, record review,
I have a current certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, INC I have a private practice of psychiatry for 20 years and have been providing IMEs and expert opinion for the same amount of time. I have performed more than a thousand IMEs for company's and attorneys. Many of these have been with panels of IME experts including orthopedists, chiropractors and neurologists. Because of my additional education, training and experience in primary care medicine, I have good understanding of the impact of medical issues and medical conditions on the mental health of clients. My reports are detailed and opinions are well defended using the DSM V book of mental conditions and scholarly articles if necessary References are available upon request.
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