Amputation Expert Witnesses

Amputation 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 amputation. The amputation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Billing, Nurse, Nursing Homes, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, OSHA, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, and Podiatry.

Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Arizona
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 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. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...

Lois Hawkins, RN, CLCP Hawkins Forensic Consulting, Inc.

Mesa, Arizona
Life Care Planning - 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.

Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 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. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Los Angeles, California
Life Care Planning, Physical Therapy - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity Eval, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Case Management
Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2002 to offer law firms and insurance companies her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Forensic Analyst, Damages Expert and Medical Consultant. She maintains a private practice, as well as certifications as a Life Care Planner, Industrial Ergonomist, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Return to Work, Work Readiness and Work Hardening Evaluator. Dr. Harvey holds Therapeutic Pain Science Specialty certification that allows her to autonomously evaluate and treat Pain Management patients. Harvey Medical Legal Consulting provides Life Care Planning, A Day in the Life Video Presentations, Expert Witness Reports and Testimony, Damage Assessment, Medical Record Review, and Life Expectancy Services.

Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - 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...

Andrea M Nebel, RN, BSN, CNLCP Andrea Nebel Nurse Life Care Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Brain Injury/TBI, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Amputation, Orthopedics, Oncology/Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Medical Cost Projections
Andrea Nebel, owner of Andrea Nebel Nurse Life Care Planning, is developing Nurse Life Care Plans for individuals who have experienced an injury or live with chronic health care issues such as: orthopedic injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, amputation and other injuries and disabilities. Born and raised in Switzerland, Andrea Nebel received her nursing degree in 1995, starting her career at the University Hospital of Zürich. After she moved to San Diego, California in 2004, she continued to work in a variety of clinical settings. Ms. Nebel has been a practicing Nurse Life Care Planner and Case Manager since 2015, providing services as a retained expert for both plaintiff and defense, including deposition and trial testimony as well as managing care for catastrophically injured individuals. Andrea Nebel is currently serving as the president of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP).

John R. Panek, DPM For Life, Physician Life Care Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Podiatry - Physician Certified Life Care Planner, CLCP, LCP-C, Life Care Plans, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Medical Cost Projections, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis.
I am a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP, LCP-C). I have had a successful 25 year history of practicing as a podiatric physician and surgeon. I am now dedicating my skills to Life Care Planning. I am uniquely skilled as an expert in Life Care Planning especially involving the lower extremities (amputation, paralysis, burns, post traumatic arthritis, etc.) but I can perform an excellent Life Care Plan for all catastrophic and non-catastrophic injuries. I strive to provide the highest quality of damages valuation services in this industry. In addition, I am exclusively able to provide a medical cost projection (or "limited" life care plan) for foot and ankle injuries that often lead to progressive and future degenerative arthritis and disability. For example: a heel, foot or ankle fracture following a fall or slip. I am an experienced and comfortable Expert Witness in personal injury and medical malpractice cases.

Karen K. Quirk, M.D. Forensic MED Experts

Calabasas, California
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery - Stroke, Amputation, Gangrene, Arterial Embolism, Dialysis Access, Leg/Arm Edema, Varicose Veins, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Claudication, Leg Ulcer, Aortic Aneurysm
Dr. Karen Kim Quirk, M.D. is Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery. She earned her under-graduate degree from University of California at Berkley in 1998, where she was awarded a UC Regents Scholarship. Dr. Quirk earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at University of California at San Diego. Dr. Quirk is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Western University of Health Sciences and an attending staff at Community Memorial Hospital. Dr. Quirk has presented clinical papers at several meetings of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Western Vascular Society and has authored and co-authored more than fifteen research papers and abstracts.

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

Robert Wagmeister, MD

Santa Monica, California
Vascular Surgery - Board Certified. Major societies. Reviews, depositions, court. Aneurysms, carotid, bypasses, dialysis, amputations, pulmonary embolus, phlebitis, anterior spine access.

Chip Darius, OHST, CIT, CSHO, CUSP Safety Priority Consultants, LLC

Cromwell, Connecticut
OSHA, Safety - forklift, slip trip fall, machine guarding, amputation, material handling, rack, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, work zone, traffic, flagger, scaffold, ladder, lockout/tagout, Emergency Medical Services, mobile elevating work platform, excavation, railroad, MEWP, occupational safety & health
Retained in over 300 cases, state and federal. 30+ years experience in safety & health and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Frequent speaker at conferences and seminars - international, national, regional, state and local. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College over 20 years, teaching OSHA standards & policies, technical topics, accident/incident analysis, and outreach trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Lead instructor for fall protection and scaffold courses. 2022 Safety Professional of the Year, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for both construction and general industry. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, policies, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Contractor safety; Lock...

Joseph Borrelli, Jr., MD, MBA

Palm Harbor, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Infections of the musculoskeletal system, total hip arthroplasty, total knee arthroplasty, fractures, compartment syndromes, osteomyelitis, arthritis, joint replacement, fracture nonunion, fracture malunion, traumatic injury, amputation,
Board Certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 3 decades of active clinical practice experience. Award winning Professor of orthopedic surgery at major medical centers including the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, Weill College of Medicine,NY, NY; Washington University in St. Louis; and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Decades long experience in teaching medical students, orthopedic surgery residents and orthopedic trauma fellows. Invited lecturer on a host of orthopedic surgery issues locally, nationally and internationally. Widely published in multiple orthopedic surgery peer-reviewed journals, recognized researcher, author and medical editor of textbooks and professional journals. Experienced expert witness in multiple medical malpractice cases, including personal injury cases for the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida and Veteran's Claims and Appeals speciali...

Richard Fields, DPM

Coconut Creek, Florida
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatric surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Trauma, Foot & Ankle Arthritis, Amputation, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Wound Care Specialist, Diabetic Complications, Sports Related Injuries
Dr. Fields is a board certified Podiatrist and foot & ankle surgeon certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Fields is actively treating patients within his own personal practice specializing in Podiatric foot care of all aspects and complications from diabetic wounds and ulcers. He also practices part time within a multi-speciality Orthopedic practice specializing in trauma related injuries of all types. Dr. Fields grew up in Queens, NY and attended the University at Albany for undergraduate studies. He then spent two years at Pepperdine University specializing in Economics. He subsequently attended Barry University's School of Podiatry and graduated top 5 within his graduating class in 2010. Dr. Fields is often called upon to answer questions from the legal community regarding foot & ankle related injuries and complications.

Lauren L Lerner, MD

Plantation, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, chronic pain, multiple trauma, catastrophic injury, musculoskeletal disorders, telehealth Independent Medical Examinations (IME/CME), medical records review and analysis, future needs for life care planning, vocational capacity, disability.
Dr. Lerner is a physician licensed in Florida and Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and her residency at Tufts New England Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She served 4 years in the US Air Force. Dr. Lerner has 35+ years of clinical experience including busy inpatient and outpatient settings. She served for many years as the Medical Director for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke Programs providing the full continuum of care from acute to long term follow up, and from mild to catastrophic injuries. Dr. Lerner has also treated patients with amputation, musculoskeletal disorders, chronic pain, multiple trauma, neuropathy, arthritis, MS, and many other conditions that may cause a functional limitation or restriction. Over the years, she has provided assistance on numerous legal cases and insurance disability determinations. She analyzes medical records in d...

Alan A MacGill, DPM, FACFAS Spine & Orthopedic Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Total ankle replacement, Podiatric surgery, Diabetic foot ulcer, Trauma, Ankle fracture, Ankle arthritis, Amputation, Limb salvage, Tendon transfer, Charcot foot, Hammer toe, Hallux valgus, Hallux rigidus, Flat foot reconstruction
Dr. MacGill is board certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery and serves as one of their case reviewers. He is also a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) by The American Board of Wound Management. He is on the Board of Directors of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), a professional society of more than 8,000 foot and ankle surgeons. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at HCA Florida Northwest Hospital. Dr. MacGill grew up in Tampa and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. He then attended The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois. He graduated in the top 10th percentile of his class and matched with his first choice for residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida. In 2007, Dr. MacGill was selected for the prestigious AO International Trauma Fellowship with Sigvard Hansen, Jr., MD, Chai...

Geoffrey L. Risley, MD, FACS, RPVI Coastal Vascular & Interventional, PLLC

Crestview, Florida
Vascular Surgery, Wound Care - Endovascular Surgery, Amputation, Peripheral angioplasty/stent, Aortic aneurysm repair, carotid angioplasty/stent, carotid surgery, pressure sore, chronic wound, AAA, AV Access, Fistula, Central Line, Limb loss, Abdominal aneurysm, Thoracic aneurysm, DVT, Varicose veins, RF ablations, EVLT,
I am a board-certified, fellowship -trained vascular surgeon with an active practice in both traditional vascular surgery and endovascular surgery.I can offer expertise in the management of arterial and venous conditions as well as questions regarding chronic wound care and amputation.

Jacob M Reinkraut, DPM, FACFAS Curalta.com

Ridgewood Village, New Jersey
Podiatry, Wound Care - Foot, Ankle, Toe, Leg, Nail, Foot ulcer, Foot Fracture, Ankle Fracture, Amputation, Diabetic Foot, Failed Surgery, Complication, Circulation, CRPS, RSD, Neuropathy, Slip and Fall, Bunion, Hammer Toe, Neuroma, Foot Ulcer, Osteomyelitis, Leg ulcer, IME,
Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon Residency Director Chief of Foot and Ankle Department of my hospital Past President of the NJ State of Podiatric Medical Society Legal Experience Professional Ethical Well spoken and easily understood Timely

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Board-Certified in Orthopedics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts/textbook chapters -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy, I am also dual board-certified in Orthopedics and Geriatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have over 13 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am a full-time Professor and Director of Curriculum Integration & Delivery for the Doctor of Physical Therap...

John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP(D)

New York, New York
Prosthetics - Prosthetic, artificial limb, amputation, prosthetist, prosthetic leg, prosthetic arm, Medical File Review, IME, lifetime cost projection, prosthesis,
John Rheinstein is a board-certified prosthetist who has been caring for patients for 28 years with a focus on improving outcomes and helping people with limb loss reach their goals. He received his education in prosthetics from the Northwestern University Medical School Prosthetics & Orthotics Center. He is a Fellow with Distinction of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and chairs the Academy’s Lower Limb Prosthetic Society. John has specialized experience with complex lower and upper limb amputation patients, immediate postoperative care, and advanced technology prosthetics. He is the co-inventor of a patented post-op prosthesis and is active in research and new product testing. John presents at academic conferences and medical institutions, publishes in textbooks and professional journals, teaches continuing education courses to physicians, therapists, and prosthetists, and trains prosthetic residents. He has a comprehensive understanding of prosthetic care a...

Asif Ilyas, MD,MBA,FACS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - vaccine injury, nerve damage/compression, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, brachial plexus, opioids, narcotics, pill mills, trauma, fractures, compartment syndrome, amputation, scarring, arthritis, infection, MRSA, trigger finger, tendonitis, epicondylitis, medical device design, causation, disability
Thought leader, prolific researcher, and dedicated educator. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Active clinical practice at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia focusing on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and nerve injuries. Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Temple University Hospital and his Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard Fellow. Holds the rank of Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University. Serves as the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship Program Director as well at Jefferson. Previously served as an Assistant Professor at the Temple University Hospital and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Medical School. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being annually recognized by Castle & Connolly Top Doctors for Philadelphia. Received multiple teaching ...

Michelle L Repman-Pifer, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC, CLCP, LCP-C, PGAP Provider Presque Isle Rehab Services, LLC

Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation - Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, Civil Liability, Mass Tort, Medical Cost Projections, Case Management, Earning Assessments, Labor Market Surveys, Amputation, Orthopedic Trauma, Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Pediatrics, Special Damages Expert
Ms. Repman-Pifer is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also a PGAP provider, certified in cognitive behavioral interventions to those with acquired disabilities and mental health diagnoses. In addition to her educational degrees, Ms. Repman-Pifer is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Certified Life Care Planner. Ms. Repman-Pifer is highly experienced in Vocational Expert Opinions through formal reports and testimony. Ms. Repman-Pifer is experienced in cases such as: - Personal injury claims - Medical malpractice cases - Pediatrics - Divorce/alimony disputes - Workers’ compensation cases - Disability Cases - Wrongful death cases - Birth injury cases As a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), Ms. Repman-Pifer is able to determine and explain the present and futu...

Christopher Janssen, MD Sanford Medical Center

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - 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

Doreen Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Utah
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 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. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...