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: Brain Injury Medicine, Employment, Family Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Hand Surgery, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Billing, Nursing Homes, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, OSHA, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatrics, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

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...

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, PT, 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.

Lily E Johnston, MD MPH RPVI

San Diego, California
Vascular Surgery - Peripheral arterial disease, claudication, limb ischemia, atherectomy, thrombolysis, arterial bypass, aortic aneurysm, stent graft, vascular trauma, vessel injury, hemodialysis access, peripheral angiogram, mesenteric ischemia, venous reflux, carotid, cerebrovascular disease, amputation, ultrasound
Lily Johnston, MD, MPH is board-certified in Vascular as well as General Surgery with 9 years of experience operating on adult patients in Virginia, Minnesota, and California. She specializes in operating on blood vessels in the neck and body including aortic and other aneurysms; aortic dissections; peripheral arterial disease in the arms and legs; carotid artery and cerebrovascular disease; renal and mesenteric vascular disease; venous or vein disease; connecting vessels for hemodialysis access; exposing and protecting blood vessels for spine surgery; vascular trauma or injury, and assistance with tumor resection when blood vessels are involved. Dr. Johnston received her BA (summa cum laude) from Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa followed by her MD from the University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA) where she received an award for Academic Excellence. After a residency in General Surgery at the University of Virginia (Charlotte...

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: * Private practice * Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) * Expert Witness 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 injuries * Shoulder injuries * Ro...

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, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, LIFE CARE PLANS NATIONALLY: Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis. Foot and Ankle Surgery. Life Care Planning
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 do Life Care Plans NATIONALLY, I am uniquely skilled as an expert in Life Care Planning especially involving the lower extremities (amputation, paralysis, burns, post traumatic arthritis, etc.). However, I can perform a comprehensive Life Care Plan for all catastrophic and non-catastrophic injuries (TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, paraplegia, quadriplegia, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis, and etc..). I promise to be available to discuss your case and will 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 ex...

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.

Michael J Sise

San Diego, California
Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, Vascular Injury, Compartment syndrome, Deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, arterial embolism, amputation, fall and head injury, iatrogenic vascular injury, limb loss, carotid endartectomy, vascular bypass surgery, ruptured aneurysm, angiogram complications
Dr. Michael J. Sise is the senior trauma and vascular surgeon and the immediate past Chief of the Medical Staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. He attended the College of Holy Cross and the University of Rochester School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Sise obtained his general surgery and vascular surgery training at Naval Medical Center, San Diego. He is board certified in surgery, vascular surgery, and surgical critical care. Dr. Sise served as chief surgeon aboard aircraft carriers USS Constellation, USS Kitty Hawk, USS Ranger, USS Eisenhower and USS Belleau Wood. Dr. Sise was Chief Surgeon aboard amphibious carriers USS Guam and USS Iwo Jima in the Persian Gulf during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991. He completed a 20-year career as a Naval Medical Officer in 1992 and became Assistant Trauma Medical Director at Mercy Hospital in San Diego. Dr. Sise served as the Trauma Medical Director of M...

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.

Lily Daniali, MD, FACS Colorado Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery PLLC

Denver, Colorado
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burn Surgery, Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Wound Care, Wound Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Burn Reconstruction, Amputee Care, Amputation, Pressure Sore, Pressure Ulcer, Aesthetic surgery, Scar revision
Dr. Lily Daniali MD, FACS is a double board-certified burn, hand, nerve, plastic surgeon, microsurgeon and craniofacial surgeon. She completed her plastic surgery training with two sub-specialty fellowships in hand and microsurgery and craniofacial surgery. Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Daniali has an additional certification of qualification in hand surgery. She is a plastic surgeon at the Burn and Reconstructive Center at Swedish Medical Center since 2016, and she has been instrumental in obtaining verification as an accredited American Burn Association burn center in 2022. Dr. Daniali daily performs the full gamut of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and she provides on call services at the level 1 trauma center and burn center for burn injuries, wounds, soft tissue traumatic injuries, hand injuries, and other complex conditions requiring reconstructive services. Additionally, she is the medical director of the Center for Wound Healing at Swed...

Ryan Stephenson, DO Colorado Rehabilitation

Denver, Colorado
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Amputation, Spinal Trauma, Prosthetics, Brain Trauma (TBI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Life Care Planning, Electrodiagnostics (EMG), Musculoskeletal Injury
Dr. Stephenson is an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado. He has broad experience within the field and has served as Medical Director of Orthobiologics, Medical Director of Brain Injury, Medical Director of the Regional Amputation Center, and Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Consultation Service. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brain Injury Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He has a special interest in Life Care Planning for individuals with disability. Dr. Stephenson has provided medicolegal expert opinions in cases of amputation, nerve injury, spinal cord injury, brain trauma, pressure ulcer/injury, and musculoskeletal Injury. Clinically he treats patients with many forms of disability, pain, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, acute and chronic injury. He has been recognized for his outstanding contributions as an educator within the PM&R Res...

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 360 cases, state and federal. Deposition and trial testimony for matters in over 20 states. 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. Safety Professional of the Year, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut, 2022. 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 ...

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.

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...

Marissa R McCarthy, MD RED Medical Legal

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, catastrophic rehabilitation, amputation, polytrauma, function, activities of daily living, independence, caregiver, sleep, resilience
Dr. McCarthy is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and sub-specialty board certified in Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. McCarthy received acupuncture training at the Helms Medical Center and is a certified Battlefield acupuncture instructor. She treats the elite special forces from the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT). Dr. McCarthy is Program Director for the University of South Florida Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training program. She holds an academic appointment at the University of South Florida in the department of Neurology as an Associate Professor. Dr. Marissa McCarthy has served as medical director at the James A. Haley VA Polytrauma Traumatic Brain Injury inpatient unit, the Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program, and Vocational Rehab. Dr. McCarthy earned her medical doctorate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her internship i...

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.

Michael Tang, PT, DPT, CMPT, CSCS

Weston, Florida
Physical Therapy, Life Care Planning - Physical Therapy, Amputation, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Work Place Injury, Balance and Falls, Vertigo, Joint Replacement, Work Place Injuries, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Outpatient Physical Therapy, Home Health, Rotator Cuff Repairs, Total Knee Replacements, Total Hip Repalcement
Licensed physical therapist 7+ years of clinical experience including: geriatrics, adults, home health, and outpatient orthopedics, intervention including therapeutic exercise, manual/thrust-manipulative therapy, electrical stimulation and ultrasound modalities. Supervisory experience of physical therapy assistants and aides. Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes: - Rotator Cuff Repairs - Shoulder Replacements - Total/Partial Knee Replacements, Arthroscopic Meniscus - Total/Partial Hip Replacements, Arthroscopic Hip - Pre-operative and post-operative cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot surgeries - Cervical/Lumbar disc pathology, arthritic pain, facet syndrome, degenerative disc disease - Neurological Diseases such as: Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Spasticity, - Balance and Falls, Fall Risk Assessment - Injuries related to Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA)

Robert Wegman, MRC, CRC, CEAS LCPMD

Lakeland, Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Vocational evaluation, loss of earning capacity, personal injury, employability, vocational testing, wage earning capacity, economic damages, job analysis, vocational, transferable skills, amputation, traumatic brain injury, catastrophic, non-catastrophic, vocational forensics, wage loss
Mr. Wegman serves as a vocational rehabilitation subject matter expert providing opinions to attorneys working on cases including but not limited to personal injury, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation. By using evidence-based practices and methodologies, he is able to determine if a loss of earning has occurred due to injury. With a sound understanding of the impact disability has on earning capacity, Mr. Wegman utilizes his expertise to provide vocational counseling and guidance, as well as to conduct vocational assessments and transferrable skills analyses. Additionally, he performs labor market analyses, with wage loss assessments, and provides court testimony. As a graduate of Bowling Green State University Rehabilitation Counseling Program with a background in the medical field, Mr. Wegman has worked over 20 years as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He has extensive experience in the provision of vocational rehabilitation counseling services in both the publi...

Jean Walsh, DO, MPH, CWSP, FAPWCA MercyHealth

Naperville, Illinois
Wound Care, Family Medicine - pressure ulcer, amputation, nursing home, hospital, long-term care, wound care, hyperbaric, diabetic wound, venous wound, arterial wound, death, cause of death, bedsores, standard of care, geriatrics, decubitus
I have over 25 years of experience in both family medicine as well as wound care. I started working in a hospital-based wound clinic in 2010 and became full-time wound care in 2011. I have been accredited/certified by the American Professional wound Care Association 2012 (FAPWCA), the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing 2013 (FAPWHc), the American Board of Wound Healing 2012, Council for Medical Education and Testing 2012 and the additional board qualification with the American Board of Osteopathic Physicians in Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine 2012. I have practiced wound care in multiple settings such as clinic, hospital, home and nursing homes since 2010 with experience as Director of Wound Clinic. As medical director, our site was able to improve wound healing rates and began utilizing hyperbaric chambers. Continued involvement in the field teaching wound care to Family Medicine residents and speaking nationally. Currently practicing chronic wound care as well as Family Medici...

Ron Avraham, MD Polaris Rehabilitation

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, Amputation, Stroke
Double board-certified PM&R physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital/skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

Kirsten Durling, MA, CRC LCPMD

Linden, Michigan
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Vocational evaluation, loss of earning capacity, personal injury, employability, vocational testing, wage earning capacity, economic damages, job analysis, vocational expert, pediatric wage loss, amputation, traumatic brain injury, burns, catastrophic, non-catastrophic injury, vocational forensics
In her work with LCPMD, Ms. Durling serves as a vocational expert providing an array of vocational services to attorneys for litigation support, including loss of earnings assessments, vocational evaluations, and employability/placeability assessments. Ms. Durling graduated from Michigan State University’s rehabilitation counseling program that is ranked #1 among programs within the United States by the US News and World Report. She has extensive experience in both the public and private sector working with individuals on a wide spectrum in terms of disability and injury. She has also worked with some of the largest long-term disability carriers in the country to determine employability and earnings potential in relation to continued benefits. Ms. Durling is well-versed in vocational assessments including loss of earnings capacity, transferable skills analysis, labor market surveys, and employability opinions. LCPMD is sought by both plaintiff and defense attorneys for credibl...

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, Nerve Entrapment/ Injury, 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
Updated 10/22/23 Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Board-Certified in Orthopedics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Program Chair -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts/textbook chapters -Can perform independent physical therapy examinations 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 14 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 currently serve as the Chair and an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Stony Bro...

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, life care plan
John Rheinstein is a board-certified prosthetist in full time clinical practice who has been caring for patients for 30 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 und...

Kristin M Clarkson, DNP, CRNP, RN, CRRN, CNLCP ProMedica Verity Group

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal cord injury, Amputation, Transplantation, Heart failure, Neurodevelopmental disability, Rehabilitation nursing, Spasticity management, Orthopedic injuries, Polytrauma, Advanced practice nursing, Pediatric rehabilitation medicine
Nurse Clarkson has extensive experience providing rehabilitation services for patients across their life span. She worked as a bedside nurse in both adult and pediatric acute care settings. Additionally, she has been employed as a nurse practitioner since 2017, providing rehabilitation management for children and young adults with disabilities. Nurse Clarkson has expertise in cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury, cardiac rehabilitation, transplantation, birth injury, and neurodevelopmental disabilities. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Seton Hall University, master’s in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, and Doctor of Nursing practice from the University of Pittsburgh. Nurse Clarkson is certified as a Nurse Life Care Planner through the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners.

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...

Ron Avraham, MD Polaris Rehabilitation

Rhode Island
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, Amputation, Stroke
Double board-certified PM&R physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital/skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

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 , Iowa and Texas

Tom A LeTourneau, C.P.O.,L.P.O.,F.A.A.O.P. LeTourneau LIFELIKE Orthotics & Prosthetics , Inc

Beaumont, Texas
Prosthetics, Prosthetics - artificial limbs, certified orthotist, certified prosthetist, orthotics, prosthetics, amputation, hand amputation, myo-electric, microprocessor, life care planning prosthetics, leg amputation, pricing prosthetics, finger amputation, lower leg amputation, amputee, arm amputation licensed prosthetist
AMERICAN BOARD CERTIFIED AND LICENSED ORTHOTIST AND PROSTHETIST. I CURRENTLY HAVE 45-PLUS YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND CURRENTLY OWN AND MANAGE A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC FIRM WITH MULTIPLE OFFICES. HAVE 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PROVIDING PRICING, LIFE CARE PROSTHETIC INFORMATION, AND DOCUMENTATION FOR VARIOUS LIFE CARE PLANNERS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND ATTORNEYS, TO INCLUDE DEPOSITIONS, AND COURT TESTIMONY MENTORED TO NUMEROUS ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDING THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOTIST AND PROSTHETIST INTERNSHIP PROGRAM EXPERT IN ALL FORMS OF PROSTHETICS INCLUDING UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITY MYO-ELECTRIC AND MICROPROCESSOR PROSTHETICS DEVELOPED THE STEALTH ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS, THE ACTI-ANKLE, T-EVOLUTION BRIMLESS ABOVE-KNEE PROSTHETIC. LETOURNEAU PROSTHETICS HAS BEEN FEATURED ON CNN, THE HISTORY CHANNEL, FAMILY CIRCLE MAGAZINE, ALL MAJOR NETWORK TELEVISION, AND NUMEROUS NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINE. FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOTISTS AND PROSTHETISTS, NUMEROUS A...

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...