Spinal Cord Injury Expert Witness Listings

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Erin T OConnell, MSN-RN, MBA, CNL, CNLCP®, MSCC, CCM®

Alaska
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Long Term Care Expert Witness - Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Critiques/Rebuttals, Medicare Set Asides Consultant, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Review, UCR, Nurse, Medical Records Review, Chronologies, TBI, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, Birth Injury, Transplant, Pediatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting
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Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Arizona
Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Education, Accessibility
40 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 25 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses.
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Lois Hawkins, RN, CLCP Hawkins Forensic Consulting, Inc.

Mesa, Arizona
Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Birth Injuries, Chronic Pain, Transplantation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Medical / Legal – 10+ years • Catastrophic Medical Case Management; • Life Care Planning; - A comprehensive review of records and supportive documentation – case analysis; - Preparation of chronologies and case summaries; - Clinical interview and history with the patient whenever possible. - Research on relevant literature and clinical practice guidelines to further establish needs and recommendations as well as support medical and case management foundation. - Interaction with the medical and health-related treatment team to obtain answers to questions not established in the medical records review; - Assessment of future medical and rehabilitation care needs.
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E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DABPM&R, DAAPM General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Injury, illness, impairment, disability, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, causation, prognosis, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, head injuries, chronic pain, myofascial pain syndrome
Dr. Livingstone is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) in lake Havasu City, Arizona. He practices general and forensic physiatry and electrodiagnosis (EMG?NCV testing). He is board certified by the American Board of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, having developed an interest in this field because of is personal experience after a motor vehicle collision resulted in spine and spinal cord injuries and L-2 level paraplegia at the age of eighteen. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Association of Pain Management, a fellow of the American Academy of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating physicians, and a fellow of the American College of forensic Examiners. Clinical interests include spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV: diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries / disease), independent medical examinations, myof...
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Kirsten Turkington, DNP Turkington Medical

Scottsdale, Arizona
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Medical Billing Expert Witness - Adult and pediatric complex or catastrophic cases, Brain injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Injury, Firearm Injury, Transplants, Amputations, Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Pulmonary, Renal, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Developmental disability, Advocate, Case management, Care coordination.
Use a highly qualified advanced practice nurse with your Life Care Plans and legal cases. Extensive experience in multiple, high acuity, and outpatient settings. Dr. Kirsten Turkington is a Certified Nurse Life Care Planner and board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with multistate nursing licensure. Dr. Turkington provides life care plan construction and review, cost estimations, care coordination, case management services for Life Care Plans for plaintiff and defense clients. She also offers independent third party evaluations and consultations. Dr. Turkington's clinical background encompasses the continuum of clinical care. Experience includes pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric care across Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Neurosurgical, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing and outpatient disciplines. Dr. Turkington is a published author and experienced presenter and a National Registry certified EMT (NREMT). Diagnoses (but not limited to): Cata...
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Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Education, Accessibility
40 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 25 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses.
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Brook Feerick, RN, CCM, CLCP Feerick Medical Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Specializing in Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Pain Management, Burn Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Amputation Injury, Case Management
30 plus years experience as a nurse with a background in trauma, spinal cord injury and brain injury. 18 years case management experience with specialty in catastrophic injury, still actively practicing. 15 years Life Care Planning experience. Spanish speaking
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Kelly S. Harvey, MS, PT, DPTc, TPS, CLCP, CFCE Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Santa Monica, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Care Manage
Dr. Harvey completed her Master's Degree in Biokinesiology at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. For her Masters Thesis, she was granted The George E. Miller Award for Outstanding Excellence in Medical Research from Columbia University in 1996. Upon graduation Dr. Harvey accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Southern California's Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy.  Her time at USC was spent practicing physical therapy in acute, sub-acute and rehabilitation settings, teaching at the doctoral level and performing clinical research.  Dr. Harvey also spent two years training under and treating alongside world renowned critical trauma expert Dr. Demetrios Demetriades in the emergency room and operating room at County USC Medical Center. During her time at USC, Dr. Harvey was instrumental in revising nationwide therapeutic rehabilitation standards by establishing evidenced based protocols for patient care inthe orthopedic, neurologi...
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Saman Hazany, MD Neuro Experts, LLC; Greater LA VA; USC; UCLA — Harvard-trained

Santa Monica , California
Radiology Expert Witness, Neuroradiology Expert Witness - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology Expert, Neuroradiologist, Neuroimaging, TBI, SCI, CVA, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizure, Brain Tumor, Birth Trauma.
Award-winning, Harvard Trained neuroradiologist and Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging expert in active clinical practice at major academic centers (Greater Los Angeles VA,UCLA, and USC). Focus on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in Concussion/mild TBI. Board and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in radiology and neuroradiology. Extensive experience in care of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, epilepsy, and brain tumor. 14+ years experience. Extensive teaching and research leadership experience at USC (2012- present) and UCLA (2019-present). Former Radiology department Chair and Director of Neuroradiology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (2012-2018). CEO and chief neuroradiology expert witness at Neuro Experts, LLC (2018-present), contributing to clinical care and medicolegal issues of numerous patients with neurological disorders. Frequent presenter and invited lecturer in neuroradiology and Traumatic brain in...
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Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, FAAPMR JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 8 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of rehabilitation, disability, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.
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Diana Kraemer, MD Diana Kraemer, MD, PLLC

California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Neurosurgeon, Spine, Spinal Cord Injury, Whiplash, Work Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Epilepsy, Headache, Migraine, Car Accident, MVA, Pseudoseizures, Movement Disorders, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neurosurgery, IMEs
Dr. Kraemer is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery. She received her medical training at UCLA, Duke, and Yale. She is particularly interested in cognition, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal disorders, spinal cord injury, headache, migraine, whiplash, depression, and chronic pain. Her neurosurgical clinical practice focuses on a patient-centered, holistic approach to the complex factors involved with advanced or longstanding neurological conditions. She enjoys providing comprehensive evaluations, second opinions, or independent examinations to the patient or claimant when a multi-factorial approach to return to wellness is required. Dr. Kraemer has decades of experience dealing with difficult, complex, neurosurgical and neurological diagnoses, including • Spinal cord injuries, syringomyelia • Traumatic Brain Injuries • Recovery or Rehabilitation after Spinal Surgery • Chronic Pain • Spinal Cord Stimulation • Movement Disorders • Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and pseu...
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David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury
David A. Lundin, MD, received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at the UW and served as a Senior Registrar at the renowned Atkinson Morley's Hospital in London, England. He then completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the UW with the departments of Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery followed by a Chief Residency in Neurological Surgery in 2006. He served as Director of Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles before joining the University of Washington/Valley Medical Center as the Medical Director of the Spine Center in 2008 and is a Clinical Associate Professor in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Lundin is Board Certified in Neurological surgery and is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surger...
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Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice includes: * Working in private practice * Serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Performing Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injur...
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Galina V. Nikolskaya, MD GNQNC.Inc

Harbor city, California
Neurology Expert Witness, Medical Legal Evaluations Expert Witness - Traumatic brain injury, anoxic brain injury, concussions, post concussive syndrome, headache, migraines, seizures, stroke, dementia, trigeminal neuralgia, tremors, parkinson's, spinal cord injury, nerve injury, muscle injury, neurological disability, medical malpractice, expert witness in neurology.
Neurologist at Harbor-UCLA. Active Private Group Practice. Experienced in med legal evaluations. Testified as an expert at trials. Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist. Recognized as Top 1 Neurologist in the Orange County during HealthTap Spring Best Doctor Competition in 2017 and noted as America’s Top Physicians 2017 by Consumer’s Research Council of America. Special focus: neurological injury, nerve and spinal cord injuries, stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussion, post concussion syndrome, seizures, Parkinson’s, tremors, multiple sclerosis, migraines, post traumatic headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Dual-board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Medical Specialties.Neurologist at Harbor-UCLA, where teaches residents. In active large private group neurology practice. Has published on traumatic brain injury in a Journal of Biological Psychiatry when co-authored...
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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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Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Pill Mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Opioid Overdose, Radiofrequency Ablation, Billing, Personal Injury, spinal cord injury, PRP, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, fraud, platelet rich plasma, hyaluronic acid, neurotomy, whiplash, sacroiliac
Double board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Full time clinical practice. Assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Lecturer to physicians and physician assistant students. Expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California. Completed several expert witness training courses and deposed more than 12 times.
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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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Anina Nickel, RN, BSN, CLCP Case in Point LCP LLC

Arvada, Colorado
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Nurse Expert Witness - Independent Medical Examinations, Physician, Vocational Expert, Pediatric, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Neonatal, Cerebral Palsy, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Catastrophic Injury
I am a SEAK-trained Registered Nurse licensed in Colorado and Florida, a Certified Life Care Planner, and I have worked on plaintiff and defense cases throughout the nation. I have nursing experience in adult critical care, trauma, emergency medicine, neonatal intensive care, home health, and disaster nursing, and case experience including, but not limited to, spinal cord injury, brain injury, birth injury, poly-trauma, orthopedic injury, and transplants. I have 9 years of clinical nursing experience, and over 3 years' of Life Care Plan development experience. I work for a company with a strong multi-disciplinary team that includes a licensed Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and vocational expert, a physician, and other Certified Life Care Planners and nurses, whose services can be used in conjunction with my own.
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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
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 Association....
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Paul B. Kornberg, MD, FAAPMR Rehabilitation & Electrodiagnostics

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Brachial Plexus Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatric IME Examiner, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spasticity Management, Function Restoration, Rehabilitation Technology
Paul Kornberg, MD is a practicing physician and a member of the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, a single specialty, physician group with three locations in Tampa, Florida. He joined Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics in 2002. Previously, he served as Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA. Dr. Kornberg earned his medical degree at the University of the Miami School of Medicine and completed a dual residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Kornberg’s practice focuses on Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and he is one of only a handful of physicians in Florida with this specialty. Since 2002, he has headed the pediatric rehabilitation program at St. Joseph’s Children’s’ Hospital of Tampa....
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John L Merritt, MD, FACP

Tampa, Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Life Care Plans, Brain Injury, Catastrophic Injury
An active practicing physician and researcher, and Professor of Neurology and Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, in Physical Medicine &Rehabilitation and in Spinal Cord Medicine. Has served as an expert witness for over 20 years in complex, challenging, high award/value cases for spinal cord injury, brain injury, catastrophic injuries, for plaintiff and defense. Experienced in developing, writing, and reviewing Life Care Plans. 35 years clinical experience includes: Professor at the Mayo Clinic, at University of California-Irvine, at Marquette University, at Medical College of Wisconsin, and now at University of South Florida. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Medicine, & board eligible in Brain Injury Medicine. Physician, teacher, researcher, & medical expert witness. Has served as Professors at: Mayo Clinic, Rochester; University of California, Irvine; Medical College of Wi...
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Robert A Beatty, MD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Head Injury, Independent Medical Examinations, Misse Diagnosis, Neurological Damage, Neurological IME, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Surgery Complications
Dr. Beatty provides expert witness testimony including neurosurgery malpractice for plaintiff and defense, emphasizing deviation from the standard of care, missed diagnosis and the avoidance and treatment of surgical complications. He performs IMEs in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. He is a founding member of the Illinois State Advisory Council on spinal cord and head injury.
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Craig Best, DO, CLCP

Chicago, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).
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Craig Best, DO, CLCP

Indiana
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).
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Eva L Henry, MD Neurology Specialists

Wichita, Kansas
Neurology Expert Witness, Legal Medicine Expert Witness - Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Neuralgia, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Injury, Neuropsychological Interpretation, Cognitive Impairment, Endocrine Disturbances, Spine pain
I am the owner of Neurology Specialists. I have developed an interest in evaluating and treating work and automobile related injuries. Neurologists in Wichita and surrounding cities have not been willing to accept any medico-legal cases. As a result, over the years I have been the go-to doctor for people with brain injuries and any neurological issues due to automobile or work related accidents. Referrals to treat problems arise from brain injury come from clinicians, judges, defense and claimant attorneys. This focused demand has been driving my passion to treat and continue to learn about brain trauma, an area where research and knowledge is rapidly evolving. Besides a busy clinical practice, I also conduct independent medical examinations and provide witness testimony for plaintiff and defense lawyers, along with IMEs ordered by the court. My expertise is in Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post Concussive Syndrome. I have served as medical expert to consult with defense attorneys...
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James Domingue, MD

Lafayette, Louisiana
Neurology Expert Witness, Neurophysiology Expert Witness - EMG/NCS, Botulinum Toxin injections, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (crps), Peripheral Nerve Injury, Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Cervical & Lumbar Disc Disease, Nerve Root, Medical Malpractice, Traumatic Brain Injury
Harvard trained, board certified neurologist. Subspecialty certifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, Advanced Central Clinical Neurophysiology with added Competency in Intraoperative Monitoring, Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Active clinical practice dealing largely with traumatic brain injuries, spinal and peripheral nerve injuries and disorders, spasticity, intra-operative monitoring, and botulinum toxin injections. Have performed over 30,000 EMG/NCS. Extensive expert witness and case review experience including personal injury, medical malpractice, and as a treating physician.
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Barbara T. Bate, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN, CNLCP, CBIS, LNCC, MSCC Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.

Holden, Maine
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Nurse Expert Witness - Nurse Case Manager, Medical Cost Projections, Nurse Life Care Planning, Nurse Life Care Planner, Life Care Plans, Life Care Planner, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatrics, Amputations, Birth Injuries
Barbara Bate is Principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc. (NLCP®), a nurse consulting company, providing a variety of services nationwide, including medical case management, medical file reviews/chronologies, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations/conditional payment review, as well as life care plan development/review. Barbara has over 37 years of experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Case Management, Nurse Life Care Planning, Brain Injury, and Medicare Set-Asides. She has provided medical case management services for patients with severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and orthopedic injuries since 1994 in addition to clinical work experience in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Her life care planning experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with multiple trauma, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, brain ...
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Bernhard Zünkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, catastrophic neurological injury, COVID-19 neurological disability, healthcare cost, life care plans
Bernhard Zünkeler, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Zünkeler is also a certified life care planner with an interest in providing in-depth clinical assessments, causation analysis, and life care plans for individuals with severe neurological impairment and disability. Please refer to Dr. Zünkeler's websites for additional details. https://www.evalneuro.com (medicolegal site) https://www.zneurosurgery.com (clinical site)
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James B. Macon, MD Future NeuroSpine, Inc.

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Laminectomy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Diskectomy, Fusion, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Expert review of neurological injury related to spine surgery and pain procedures. See practice experience at www.fnspine.com.
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Laura S Boylan, MD

Minnesota
Neurology Expert Witness - Brain Injury, TBI, Quality of Life, Causation, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Spinal cord injury, Neuropharmacology, Dystonia, Huntington's Multiple System Atrophy, Tourette's Neurologic Emergencies, Psychiatry/Neurology Border Zone, Neurologic Disability, Neurohospitalist
Board Certified, Columbia University educated and trained neurologist. Phi Beta Kappa. 20+ ears of teaching experience including Columbia and NYU. Extensive writing experience. 15+ years of peer review experience. Experienced expert witness case reviewer/evaluator in product liability, personal injury, criminal and medical malpractice cases. Special interest in movement disorders. Special interest as well in the psychiatric and cognitive manifestations of neurologic disease and injury, based in part on working at Bellevue Hospital Center in NYC and fellowship training in psychiatry, including psychopharmacology. Has provided numerous opinions on disability due to neurologic conditions. Experience dealing with neurological emergencies as a neurohospitalist. Licensed in New York and Minnesota. Active clinical practice in both states (NYC and Duluth).
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Steven D Lockman, MD Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Institute

Plymouth, Minnesota
Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Mild TBI, Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Anoxic Brain Injury, Post-Concussion Syndrome, Nerve Injury, Acute Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Malpractice, Life Care Planning
Triple board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Certified Life Care Planner. Specialist in mild, moderate and severe traumatic brain injury. Expert in stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Highly experienced in managing the long-term needs of disabled individuals. Available to create Life Care Plans or critically review existing Life Care Plans. Over 20 years of university medical school teaching experience. Experienced expert, both plaintiff and defense.
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Tobias A Mattei, MD, FAANS Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - spine surgery, lumbar disc herniation, spinal fusion, spinal trauma, spinal fracture, spinal fusion, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, spinal cord injury, myelopathy, radiculopathy, artificial disc replacement, spinal cord stimulation, failed back syndrome, chronic back pain, pseudarthrosis
I am a fellowship-trained academic neurosurgeon specialized in complex spine/deformity surgery, currently practicing as Assistant Professor of the Division of Neurosurgery of St. Louis University. I have been an active member of the North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as many other international societies. I am member of the editorial board of The Spine Journal and Deputy Editor of the North American Spine Society Journal, the new open access initiative of the North American Spine Society. I am an active reviewer of several other neurosurgical journals including World Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, Journal of Engineering in Medicine: Part H, British Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurological Sciences. I have already provided expert review services for several scientific funding agencies in the U.S. (including the NIH P...
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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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Saman Hazany, MD Neuro Experts, LLC; Greater LA VA; USC; UCLA — Harvard-trained

Nevada
Radiology Expert Witness, Neuroradiology Expert Witness - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology Expert, Neuroradiologist, Neuroimaging, TBI, SCI, CVA, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizure, Brain Tumor, Birth Trauma.
Award-winning, Harvard Trained neuroradiologist and Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging expert in active clinical practice at major academic centers (Greater Los Angeles VA,UCLA, and USC). Focus on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in Concussion/mild TBI. Board and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in radiology and neuroradiology. Extensive experience in care of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, epilepsy, and brain tumor. 14+ years experience. Extensive teaching and research leadership experience at USC (2012- present) and UCLA (2019-present). Former Radiology department Chair and Director of Neuroradiology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (2012-2018). CEO and chief neuroradiology expert witness at Neuro Experts, LLC (2018-present), contributing to clinical care and medicolegal issues of numerous patients with neurological disorders. Frequent presenter and invited lecturer in neuroradiology and Traumatic brain in...
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James G. Lowe, MD

Linwood, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Injury, Spine Fracture, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spine Infection, Paralysis, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Abscess, Surgery Complications
Dr. Lowe is a Board-Certified (1998) Neurosurgeon in private practice in Southern New Jersey. Dr. Lowe serves as Chief of the Division of Spinal Surgery at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgeons, and North American Spine Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Lowe provides expert witness testimony in matters of Neurosurgery malpractice for both plaintiff and defense.
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Laura S Boylan, MD

New York, New York
Neurology Expert Witness - Brain Injury, TBI, Quality of Life, Causation, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Spinal cord injury, Neuropharmacology, Dystonia, Huntington's Multiple System Atrophy, Tourette's Neurologic Emergencies, Psychiatry/Neurology Border Zone, Neurologic Disability, Neurohospitalist
Board Certified, Columbia University educated and trained neurologist. Phi Beta Kappa. 20+ ears of teaching experience including Columbia and NYU. Extensive writing experience. 15+ years of peer review experience. Experienced expert witness case reviewer/evaluator in product liability, personal injury, criminal and medical malpractice cases. Special interest in movement disorders. Special interest as well in the psychiatric and cognitive manifestations of neurologic disease and injury, based in part on working at Bellevue Hospital Center in NYC and fellowship training in psychiatry, including psychopharmacology. Has provided numerous opinions on disability due to neurologic conditions. Experience dealing with neurological emergencies as a neurohospitalist. Licensed in New York and Minnesota. Active clinical practice in both states (NYC and Duluth).
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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
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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Mike M. Pappas, DO

Riverhead, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness - Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expense expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Indepe...
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Allan E. Rubenstein, MD Comprehensive Neurology Services, PC

New York, New York
Neurology Expert Witness, Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness - Medical Malpractice, IMEs, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebrovascular Disease, Migraine, Genetics and Pediatrics, RSD, Neuromuscular Disease
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Robert E Todd, M.D. Forensic Medical Associates LLC

Liverpool, New York
Neurology Expert Witness, Pharmacist Expert Witness - Medication Reviews, Medication Side Effects, Neurologic Sequelae of Medications, Toxic Nerve Injury, Nerve Injury, Electrical Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Encephalopathy, Stroke, Neuritis, Neuralgia, Spinal Cord Injury, Lead Poisoning in adults
Bob is a Board Certified Neurologist practicing in Upstate New York where he trained. Prior to his medical career Bob was a Registered Pharmacist and owned his own business which included not only a professional pharmacy but also provided home care. Dr. Todd is well versed in compounded prescriptions and I.V. home therapy. Bob can provide you with a wealth of information in all aspects of neurology and medications used to treat not only neurologic conditions but all medical conditions because of his experience as a practicing pharmacist. Bob is equally comfortable working for the Defense or the Plaintiff.
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Erin T OConnell, MSN-RN, MBA, CNL, CNLCP®, MSCC, CCM®

Oregon
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Long Term Care Expert Witness - Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Critiques/Rebuttals, Medicare Set Asides Consultant, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Review, UCR, Nurse, Medical Records Review, Chronologies, TBI, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, Birth Injury, Transplant, Pediatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting
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Brian Holmes, MD, FACS

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Complex Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Discectomy, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Tumors, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Neurosurgery
Chief of the Subdivision of Neurological Surgery, Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Maryland and an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine. Former President and Scientific Program Chairman of the Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society, has served as an Executive Council Member since 1998.
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Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Life Care Planning

Available Nationally, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Life Care Planning (large cases), Medical Cost Projection (smaller cases), Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Mass Tort, Auto Accident Injury Assessment, Pain, Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait Dysfunction, Falls, Nursing Home Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Certified PM&R physician life care planner available for both life care plans (large cases) and medical cost projections (cost-effective for smaller cases). 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Available to both plaintiff/defense for life care plan and cost projection reports, rebuttal reports, and life expectancy opinions. Straightforward, flat-rate pricing on all services. Available in Pittsburgh and nationally. See details at www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or www.rehabanalytics.com
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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, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner specializing in interventional spine procedures, electrodiagnostics, impairment ratings, independent medical evaluations, and life care planning. 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
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Tanzid Shams

Johnson City, Tennessee
Neurology Expert Witness, Pediatric Neurology Expert Witness - Concussion, Head Trauma, Stroke, Epilepsy, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuropathy, Spinal Cord Injury, Back Injury, Seizures, Migraine, Pediatric Neurology, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Coma, Guillian Barre Syndrome, CIDP.
Dr. Tanzid Shams is the Director of Neurology at Johnson City Medical Center at Ballad Health which serves 29 counties in Northeast Tennessee. He is a graduate of Harvard University and St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training in Pediatrics and Neurology at New York Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center. He has worked on the founding team of several healthcare and social media startup companies and is a nationally recognized expert on sports concussion. He has done consulting work and case reviews for law firms in many medicolegal case. In addition to his consulting work, he enjoys competing in triathlons and tennis tournaments and coaching soccer.
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Baron Crespo, Psy.D. MSCP Modern Psychological Network — Chief Psychologist

Temple, Texas
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Disability Evaluation Expert Witness - Psychiatric, Mental, Disability, Standard of Care, Brain, Spinal Cord Injury, Paraplegia, Medication, Law, Enforcement, Police, Public Safety, Pre-Employment, Screening, Employee Assistance, EAP, Behavior, Abnormality, Suicide, Life Care Plan, Sex, Sexual, Offender, Violence, Risk, Assessment, PTSD
Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate: AL, AZ, CO, DE, GA, IL, MO, NE, NH, NV, PA, OK, UT, TX, WI, *VA=1/2021 Bilingual: (Spanish-English) Licensed Psychologist & 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. Clergy, Deacon, Priest, Testing, Victim Services, Wellness, Immigration, Visa U, Psychosexual, Evaluations
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Wendy E Goodwin, MD

Dallas, Texas
Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Concussion, Future Ability to Walk, Future Educational/Vocational Potential, Childhood Disability, Neurorehabilitation, Shaken Baby, Multiple Trauma, Cerebral Palsy, Quality of Life, Impact on Caregiver, Cognitive Impairment, School Accomodations
Wendy E. Goodwin, MD, is board certified in both (adult) Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. She is one of fewer than 250 such specialists in the U.S. who are board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. As an attending physician / assistant clinical professor at UT Southwestern / Children’s Medical Center, she worked daily with children with cerebral palsy / chronic developmental disabilities and in the acute hospital, spending much time in the ICU. There she cared for acutely injured children – many battered babies, drownings, car wreck victims, critically ill cancer and heart transplant patients, etc. She has experience caring for children along the spectrum of Traumatic Brain Injury – from shortly after their accidents in the ICU – to many years later in the clinic setting. This is a breadth of experience that not many physicians get. Dr. Goodwin’s unique value to both plaintiff attorneys and defense attorneys as an expert witn...
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Isabel S. Huang, MD Neuromuscular Associates of Texas

Dallas, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - General Rehabilitation, Low back pain, Neck pain, Musculoskeletal pain syndromes, Trigger point injections, Joint injections, Electromyography, Nerve conduction studies, Neuropathic pain management, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Inpatient rehabilitation consultation
Isabel Huang, M.D., joins the medical staff at UT Southwestern PM&R Department after working as an Assistant Professor at the Texas Institute of Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) in Houston, Texas. She received her medical degree in 2011 from The University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and completed her surgical internship and PM&R residency at John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. As an attending physician at UT Southwestern PM&R department, Dr. Huang's primary focus is on pain management in the Sprague outpatient clinics, especially for individuals suffering from musculoskeletal injuries, degenerative injuries, and neuropathic pain. She has a particular interest and expertise in individuals who suffer from hypermobility. Her clinical and research interests physician wellness particularly in female physicians and early mobilization in the intensive care unit. She also performs consultations for acute patients with spa...
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Hector A Miranda-Grajales, MD, CLCP MD Certified Life Care Planner

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness, Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions, Maritime Worker Injury, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pain Pumps, Life Care Plans, Disability (LTD/STD), Impairment Ratings, Railroad Worker Injury, Workers Compensation, Medmal.
Dr. Miranda completed his PM&R residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and served as chief resident. He completed his pain fellowship at Albert Einstein School of Medicine/Beth Israel in New York City. He completed his certification in Life Care Planning with the University of Florida. He is triple boarded in PM&R/Pain Medicine/Brain Injury Medicine. He has experience doing IMEs/expert witness work for plaintiffs & defendants. He is the medical director of Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists. Dr. Miranda is fluent in English/Spanish.
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Anthony Muffoletto, MD

Houston, Texas
Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Back and Neck Injury, Whiplash, Sciatica, Worker's Comp injury, MVA, Herniated Disc, Post-laminectomy Syndrome, Failed Back Syndrome, Post-Surgical Complications, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Fracture; Dislocation, Radiculopathy, Discitis, Spondylitis, Epidural Abscess
Active Consultant to Texas Board of Medical Examiners. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. Former Tenure-Track Faculty Physician at Univ. of Texas Medical Branch
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Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Utah
Life Care Planning Expert Witness - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Education, Accessibility
40 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 25 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses.
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Lawrence F Cohen, MD Commonwealth Medical Review

Richmond, Virginia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness, Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness - Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Scoliosis Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Disease, Spinal Fusions, Spinal Instrumentation, Kyphoplasty, Minimally Invasive Spine,
Administrative Assistant Theresa Hubbard Email- tch090469@gmail.com
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Diana Kraemer, MD Diana Kraemer, MD, PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Neurosurgeon, Spine, Spinal Cord Injury, Whiplash, Work Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Epilepsy, Headache, Migraine, Car Accident, MVA, Pseudoseizures, Movement Disorders, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neurosurgery, IMEs
Dr. Kraemer is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery. She received her medical training at UCLA, Duke, and Yale. She is particularly interested in cognition, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal disorders, spinal cord injury, headache, migraine, whiplash, depression, and chronic pain. Her neurosurgical clinical practice focuses on a patient-centered, holistic approach to the complex factors involved with advanced or longstanding neurological conditions. She enjoys providing comprehensive evaluations, second opinions, or independent examinations to the patient or claimant when a multi-factorial approach to return to wellness is required. Dr. Kraemer has decades of experience dealing with difficult, complex, neurosurgical and neurological diagnoses, including • Spinal cord injuries, syringomyelia • Traumatic Brain Injuries • Recovery or Rehabilitation after Spinal Surgery • Chronic Pain • Spinal Cord Stimulation • Movement Disorders • Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and pseu...
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David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

Seattle, Washington
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury
David A. Lundin, MD, received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at the UW and served as a Senior Registrar at the renowned Atkinson Morley's Hospital in London, England. He then completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the UW with the departments of Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery followed by a Chief Residency in Neurological Surgery in 2006. He served as Director of Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles before joining the University of Washington/Valley Medical Center as the Medical Director of the Spine Center in 2008 and is a Clinical Associate Professor in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Lundin is Board Certified in Neurological surgery and is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surger...
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Erin T OConnell, MSN-RN, MBA, CNL, CNLCP®, MSCC, CCM®

Des Moines, Washington
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Long Term Care Expert Witness - Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Critiques/Rebuttals, Medicare Set Asides Consultant, Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Review, UCR, Nurse, Medical Records Review, Chronologies, TBI, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, Birth Injury, Transplant, Pediatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting
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Craig Best, DO, CLCP

Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Physical Medicine & Rehab Expert Witness - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).
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