Addiction Medicine Expert Witnesses

Addiction medicine expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on addiction medicine. The addiction medicine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Correctional Healthcare, Critical Care Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Emergency Medicine, Environmental, Family Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Independent Medical Examinations, Internal Medicine, and Life Care Planning.

Jeffery K Sewell, M.D.,Pharm.D Sewell Family Medicine

Alabama
Family Medicine, Disability Evaluation - Pharmacology, addiction medicine, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Disability evaluations, Coronary artery disease, Wrongful death, pulmonary emboli, Deep vein thrombosis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, Suboxone, appendicitis, meningitis, Opioid overdosage, Deliberate indifference for inmates,
I am very responsive to your needs and will dedicate myself to your case. I have dedicated Expert Witness time and resources set aside every week. I have 4 years' experience working as a clinical pharmacist and 25 years of Primary Care Medicine. I have worked in the Emergency Room, Hospital, and numerous primary care clinics. I have added certifications in Suboxone therapy and interest in addiction medicine. I am board certified in Family Medicine and practice medicine full time. I testified in wrongful death cases for opioid overdosage, pulmonary embolism, death due to fall. Other testimonies include paralysis due to incorrectly treated MSSA infection, wrongful termination of disability insurance, the defense of a diabetic driver. Pending testimony are numerous cases including teen suicide due to SSRI medication, Failure to diagnose Breast Cancer, overdosage of antipsychotic medication in nursing home resident, Deliberate indifference in treatment of a prisoner, death due to pul...

Arun K Chakrabarty, MD private

Hemet, California
Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, and Addiction Medicine for File Review
I also work on medical file reviews.

Roberto Contreras II, MD, CLCP California Life Care Planning Association

Huntington Beach, California
Life Care Planning, Internal Medicine - medical billing, life care planner, hospitalist, medical devices, medical management, medical coding, legal medicine, legal nurse consulting, nurse practitioner, obstetrics and gynecology, addiction medicine, family medicine, general practice, gynecology, consultative examinations
The California Life Care Planning Association was created by experts in the field of Life Care Planning, with more than 30 years of experience working in the health care industry. All of our professionals are Certified Life Care Planners, as well as active medical practitioners dedicated to assessing lifetime cost of care for individuals with catastrophic injuries/illness. What sets us apart from many other Life Care Planning organizations and individuals is that all of our Life Care Planners have active direct experience with patient care. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and hold all of our affiliates to that same higher standard. Whether it be plaintiff, defense , or any other client, our methodology is transparent and consistent. Given the healthcare backgrounds of our founders, all Life Care Plans and services are overseen by a Physician. Similar to a hospital setting, many of our services go through "rounding" with senior partners and physicians to make sure we are keep...

Evaleen K. Jones, M.D, R.D. Maitri Medical

Menlo Park, California
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care - Standard of Care, Primary Care, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, Medical Education, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Global Health, Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, Addiction Medicine, summa cum laude
Triple Board Certified: Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine 1996-present (25 years experience teaching Standard of Care to medical students, physician assistants, residents, and fellows) Family Physician/Urgent Care: Stanford Family Practice, Cowell Student Health Center, Coastside Family Practice, St. Luke's Emergency Department, San Francisco, CA Founder, Child Family Health International (www.cfhi.org) Residency: University of San Francisco, California (UCSF) Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine Bachelor Science: Summa Cum Laude with Honors; Virginia Tech, Human Nutrition and Foods, Registered Dietitian (R.D.) Selected Top 100 "Women of Influence" in Silicon Valley 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award 2006: Virginia Tech. Highest award bestowed on an individual who has emerged with distinction for achievements of enduring significance and value to society. Mo...

Mohan Nair, M.D. Nair & Associates

Long Beach, California
Neuropsychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Neuropsychiatric Assessment, Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological Testing, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurotoxicology, Addiction Medicine, Standard of Care, Medical Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, School District
Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide you an in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for adults, adolescents, and children involving psychiatric and neuropsychiatric factors. Trained at the University of California (Irvine) and Harvard, Dr. Nair is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Additionally, he is board-certified in Pain Medicine, Psychopharmacology, and Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Nair is an expert in psychiatric civil litigation, both independent suits, and Class Action, involving: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES - Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI) - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Chronic Pain - Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) - Concussions - Neurological Imaging - Neurological Rehabilitation - Addiction Medicin...

Ken Starr, MD FASAM ABAM Ken Starr MD Wellness Group

Arroyo Grande, California
Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Addiction Medicine, Medication Assisted Treatment, Buprenorphine, Medical Detox, Opiate and Alcohol Detoxification, Emergency Medicine, Drug Withdrawal Management, Medical Direction Substance Abuse Recovery, Overdose
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine. An experienced expert on MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) with buprenorphine, suboxone, naltrexone, and Vivitrol. Personable, friendly and extremely capable at explaining complex topics in easy to understand ways. Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at California Northstate University. Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 200+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly known as American Medical Directors Association); Past Chair; Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; Editor Emeritus of Cari...

D. Tyler Coyle, MD, MS Deedot Consulting LLC

Denver, Colorado
Addiction Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Opioid Use Disorder, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Addiction Medicine, Medical Education, Post-Marketing Safety Studies, Ivy League
Double board-certified in both Addiction Medicine and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine; tenure track at CU School of Medicine with joint appointment in the Colorado School of Public Health. Master’s degree in Epidemiology. After residency I worked as a medical pharmacoepidemiologist at the FDA for 3 years, specializing in the epidemiology of non-medical drug use — particularly opioids. My interests in drug safety and controlled substances led me to working in addiction medicine. I have served as the Assistant Medical Director for the opioid treatment program (I.e. methadone clinic) housed within the CU School of Medicine since 2020. I am the PI for a SAMHSA grant to provide addiction education to students in the MD, NP, and PA degree programs at CU. I am also the Program Director for the CU Preventive Medicine Residency where I serve on the GME Education Subcommittee. Expertise in communication to both medical and non-medical audiences; writing; interpersonal skills; ...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Florida
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Melanie H. Rosenblatt, MD Pain Management Strategies

Boca Raton, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain management, Interventional pain management, Opioid prescribing, Addiction Medicine
Melanie Rosenblatt, MD, provides comprehensive medical and interventional pain treatment at Pain Management Strategies. She is dedicated to helping every person achieve optimal pain relief by identifying and treating the precise source of their pain. Dr. Rosenblatt graduated from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, then went on to complete her anesthesia residency and pain training at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York. She’s board-certified in anesthesiology, pain management, and addiction medicine. In addition to treating patients at her private practice, Dr. Rosenblatt is the medical director of pain management for Broward Health North, which is a Level II trauma center. She also serves as the chairperson of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee and sits on the Medical Executive Board. Dr. Rosenblatt has worked closely with the DEA and local law enforcement to crack down on pill mills in South Florida. She’s on the advisory board...

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Jeffery K Sewell, M.D.,Pharm.D Sewell Family Medicine

Carrollton, Georgia
Family Medicine, Disability Evaluation - Pharmacology, addiction medicine, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Disability evaluations, Coronary artery disease, Wrongful death, pulmonary emboli, Deep vein thrombosis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, Suboxone, appendicitis, meningitis, Opioid overdosage, Deliberate indifference for inmates,
I am very responsive to your needs and will dedicate myself to your case. I have dedicated Expert Witness time and resources set aside every week. I have 4 years' experience working as a clinical pharmacist and 25 years of Primary Care Medicine. I have worked in the Emergency Room, Hospital, and numerous primary care clinics. I have added certifications in Suboxone therapy and interest in addiction medicine. I am board certified in Family Medicine and practice medicine full time. I testified in wrongful death cases for opioid overdosage, pulmonary embolism, death due to fall. Other testimonies include paralysis due to incorrectly treated MSSA infection, wrongful termination of disability insurance, the defense of a diabetic driver. Pending testimony are numerous cases including teen suicide due to SSRI medication, Failure to diagnose Breast Cancer, overdosage of antipsychotic medication in nursing home resident, Deliberate indifference in treatment of a prisoner, death due to pul...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Walter S Friberg, MD, Cert. Ac., FAAPMR, MCIME, FACIME Friberg Spine & Joint Institute

Chicago, Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - IME, file review, Rehabilitation, EMG/NCV, Osteopathic manipulation, Physical Therapy, Diagnostic ultrasound,Acupuncturist, Legal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Intellectual Property consulting for health professionals
Diplomate, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Diplomate, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners; Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Author of book "Movements and Orthopedic Tests" and two patents.

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Matthew J Rogalski, MD, FACOG ROGAM, LLC

Massachusetts
Addiction Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Addiction medicine, OTP, methadone, methadone maintenance, opioid use disorder, pregnancy, prenatal care, obstetrics, community hospital obstetrics, OBGYN, treatment of opioid use disorder in pregnant women
Board certified in OBGYN and Fellow of ACOG. Primary OBGYN practice in community hospital setting since 2010. Primary addiction medicine practice in outpatient treatment program (methadone) for opioid use disorder since 2017. Hold active medical licenses in RI, MA, and CT.

Dominic A Borgialli, DO, MPH University of Michigan

Haslett, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Head Injury, PECARN, Trauma, Child Abuse, SIDS, Day Care Deaths, Incarceration Emergencies, Jail death, Psychiatric Emergencies, Resident Supervision, Opiate Use Disorder, Suboxone, Addiction Medicine.
I am a board certified (ABEM) emergency physician with over 19 years of post-graduate clinical experience working full-time in a Level I Trauma Center with a large dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department. Academically, I train medical students, residents and fellows from multiple disciplines. I am the medical director for two Urgent Care facilities. I am active in our specialty as an Board examiner (ABEM) and I have dedicated part of my career to clinical research (mainly pediatric emergency medicine). Prior to medical school I worked as an epidemiologist. My training in epidemiology gives me the skill set to critically assess the literature and apply it scientifically and clinically to legal cases. I have over nine years of experience as an expert witness and completed SEAK expert witness training courses. I am board certified (AOA) in addiction medicine and work clinically as the medical director at two addiction clinics. I have extensive experience with buprenorphine for...

Nathaniel R. Evans, II, M.D., FACEP

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Jail Medicine, Dram Shop Litigation Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Previous positions include: -Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. -President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. -Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections -Physician, Virtua at Work -Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia Provide litigation support in Correctional/Jail Medicine related cases.

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Matthew J Rogalski, MD, FACOG ROGAM, LLC

Cumberland, Rhode Island
Addiction Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Addiction medicine, OTP, methadone, methadone maintenance, opioid use disorder, pregnancy, prenatal care, obstetrics, community hospital obstetrics, OBGYN, treatment of opioid use disorder in pregnant women
Board certified in OBGYN and Fellow of ACOG. Primary OBGYN practice in community hospital setting since 2010. Primary addiction medicine practice in outpatient treatment program (methadone) for opioid use disorder since 2017. Hold active medical licenses in RI, MA, and CT.

James C Ballenger, MD Low Country Forensic Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry)

Heather L Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - military medicine, sepsis, stroke, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency orthopedic care, geriatric emergency medicine, airway emergencies, critical care medicine, addiction medicine, covid, criminal cases
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently serving as an assistant professor at a major academic medical center with extensive experience in community settings. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Served as a medical officer in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Commander. Awarded 3 Navy Achievement Medals. Experienced in all settings: from the sands of Afghanistan, to the beaches of Okinawa, to academic centers, all the way to the rural South. Fluent in English and Spanish with formal training in medical Spanish. Well versed in critical care for the spectrum of life: precipitous deliveries, pediatric medicine, trauma, geriatric emergency medicine. Expert in airway emergencies with proficient use of a variety of modalities. Extensive experience in the transfer of patients: both at accepting facilities and rural facilities with limited resources. PADI Rescue Diver.

Akhtar Purvez, MD PAIN & SPINE CENTER OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workman's Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Addiction Medicine
Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University, and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a Clinical Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Memorial University. He has been a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in the American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. He also wrote a chapter on pain management in the book titled 'Care of the Older African Adult' His new book ' Managing Chronic Pain in An A...