Amputations Expert Witnesses

Amputations 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 amputations. The amputations expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Medical Billing, Nurse, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Urgent Care Medicine, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Wound Care.

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

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

Eman Elmi, DPM Diablo Foot and Ankle

Walnut Creek, California
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Foot and Ankle Pain, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Foot and Ankle Trauma, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Bunions, Chronic Foot and Ankle Pain, Ankle Arthritis, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Amputations
Dr. Elmi is a Foot and Ankle Specialist in private practice in Walnut Creek, CA. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He has been serving as an expert witness in his field since 2015, in addition to regularly performing IMEs. After completing his medical training at CSPM in 2012, Dr. Elmi was then accepted to a top residency program at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, where he served as Chief Resident. He received extensive medical and surgical training for patients of all age groups and medical backgrounds. Thereafter, Dr. Elmi went into private practice in Marin County, and served as the Chief of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Marin General Hospital for 4 years. He then moved his practice to Walnut Creek in 2021, joining BASS Medical Group, a conglomerate multispecialty group of surgeons across many specialties. Additionally, he remains the director of Podiatry at the Marin Community Clinics, an FQHC which he has been volunteering at since...

Jeffrey T. Kiel, Ph.D., CRC, CVE, FVE, CCM, CEAS, CLCP, ABVE/D Vocational Solutions, LLC

Colorado
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Board Certified Vocational Expert, Board Certified Life Care Planner, Loss of Future Earnings, Earnings Capacity, Life Care Planner, Life Care Plan Reviews, Self-Employment Earnings Capacity, Pediatric Wage Loss, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Oil and Gas Injuries, amputations
Dr. Jeffrey Kiel is the Managing Partner at Vocational Solutions, LLC, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. He has been retained as a Forensic Expert witness and a Life Care Planner across several states and for the United States Attorney's Office. Dr, Kiel is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, Certified Vocational Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, and Registered Forensic Vocational Expert Witness with 20 years of experience. Additionally, Dr. Kiel has been retained as an Expert Witness in matters including ADA, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, Long-Term Disability, and Divorce/Family Law cases. He enjoys complex cases and teaching. Dr. Kiel's work involves a split between Judicial and non-Judicial work. His work experience involves many facets of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and Life Care Planning including working with individ...

Santo Steve BiFulco, MD, CLCP BiFulco Medical Group

Tampa, Florida
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Damages. Certified Life Care Planner. Testifying & Treating MD on matters involving future care, permanency, causation, and life expectancy for defense and plaintiff firms. Brain Injuries from mTBI to severe, Amputations, Burns, Multi-Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Chronic Pain.
Dr. BiFulco is a licensed physician in the State of Florida & New York; Dr. BiFulco holds specialty training & certifications in Interventional Pain Management, Radio-Frequency, & Intra-Discal Therapies. Dr. BiFulco is licensed by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe. Dr. BiFulco is a Board-Certified Physician Life Care Planner. Dr. BiFulco’s professional career includes decades of clinical practice, treating over 100 thousand patients with all manners of acute, chronic, & catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Dr. BiFulco has occupied numerous medical directorships and medically-oriented advisorship positions. As a medical doctor/entrepreneur, Dr. BiFulco founded and managed successful clinical practices and medical centers. Dr. BiFulco’s professional associations include the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, the International Association for...

Carol Fricks, RN, MS, CLCP Case In Point

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Life Care Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation - Pediatric injuries, birth injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic and acquired brain injuries, auto injuries, amputations, poly-trauma, transplantation and workers comp injuries. Nationwide experience with active cases in Florida, Illinois, Colorado, Washington, Oregon and US Virgin Islands.
Case In Point is a woman-owned, women-run, respected leader in Life Care Planning and Future Plans Of Care, expert witness services, physician consultations and review, vocational expert services, testimony, medical records review, and research. With more than 20 years’ experience, we have an exceptional reputation for producing in-depth defensible work products in both plaintiff and defense matters. Our products are custom-tailored, and are always unique, high-quality, and highly individualized.

Jeffrey T. Kiel, Ph.D., CRC, CVE, FVE, CCM, CEAS, CLCP, ABVE/D Vocational Solutions, LLC

Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Board Certified Vocational Expert, Board Certified Life Care Planner, Loss of Future Earnings, Earnings Capacity, Life Care Planner, Life Care Plan Reviews, Self-Employment Earnings Capacity, Pediatric Wage Loss, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Oil and Gas Injuries, amputations
Dr. Jeffrey Kiel is the Managing Partner at Vocational Solutions, LLC, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. He has been retained as a Forensic Expert witness and a Life Care Planner across several states and for the United States Attorney's Office. Dr, Kiel is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, Certified Vocational Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, and Registered Forensic Vocational Expert Witness with 20 years of experience. Additionally, Dr. Kiel has been retained as an Expert Witness in matters including ADA, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, Long-Term Disability, and Divorce/Family Law cases. He enjoys complex cases and teaching. Dr. Kiel's work involves a split between Judicial and non-Judicial work. His work experience involves many facets of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and Life Care Planning including working with individ...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

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

Frank H. Lau, MD, FACS

New Orleans, Louisiana
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Limb salvage, Chronic Wounds, Amputations, Body Contouring, Liposuction, Brazilian Butt Lift, Fat Grafting, Breast Surgery, Scar Revisions, Burns, Stem Cells, HIPAA Compliance
I am a Yale educated, Harvard-trained, nationally recognized Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with extensive peer-reviewed publications. I am experienced in medical malpractice case review, consultation, written evaluation & testimony in depositions and trial for plaintiff & defense. I have led and currently lead multiple clinical trials. As such, I possess cutting edge clinical and scientific knowledge & standards of care in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, wound care, HIPAA compliance, stem cells, and limb salvage. I am particularly adept at reconstructing hospital courses based on facts supported by the medical record. This attention to detail has made my work invaluable to my clients both for setting overall strategy and for addressing specific claims. I offer fast turnaround times and excellent verbal and written communication.

Barbara T. Bate, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN, CNLCP, CBIS, LNCC, MSCC Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.

Holden, Maine
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Nurse Case Manager, Medical Cost Projections, Nurse Life Care Planning, Nurse Life Care Planner, Life Care Plans, Life Care Planner, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatrics, Amputations, Birth Injuries
Barbara Bate is Principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc. (NLCP®), a nurse consulting company, providing a variety of services nationwide, including medical case management, medical file reviews/chronologies, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations/conditional payment review, as well as life care plan development/review. Barbara has over 38 years of experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Case Management, Nurse Life Care Planning, Brain Injury, and Medicare Set-Asides. She has provided medical case management services for patients with severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and orthopedic injuries since 1994 in addition to clinical work experience in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Her life care planning experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with multiple trauma, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, brain ...

Cynthia M. Bourbeau, RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, Inc.

Belchertown, Massachusetts
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Rehabilitation Nurse Case Manager, Catastrophic Nurse Case Manager, Legal Nurse Consultant, & Medico-legal professional in the areas of Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Projections, and Life Care Plan Critiques for injuries including Spinal Cord, Amputations, Burns, Brain, Birth & Cerebral Palsy
Mrs. Bourbeau is a Massachusetts Registered Nurse and certified as a Rehabilitation Nurse, Case Manager, Nurse Life Care Planner, and Legal Nurse Consultant. She has worked as a nursing professional for 40 years and currently leads Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, a practice of professional nurse consultants and case managers who provide Medical Case Management, Medico-legal services, including life care planning, and ancillary professional nurse consulting services. Services include, but are not limited to, consulting and being an expert witness of individuals with the following: • Orthopedic and Neurological Injury and Illness, • Traumatic Brain Injury, • Spinal Cord Injury, • Amputations, • Burns, • Catastrophic Injuries/Multiple Trauma, • Chronic Pain, • CRPS, • Traumatic and Anoxic Brain Injury, • Birth and Pediatric Injuries • and Cerebral Palsy. As a Nurse Life Care Planner, Cynthia Bourbeau has completed hundreds of Life Care Plans, Life Care P...

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/life care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.

Jeffrey T. Kiel, Ph.D., CRC, CVE, FVE, CCM, CEAS, CLCP, ABVE/D Vocational Solutions, LLC

New Mexico
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Board Certified Vocational Expert, Board Certified Life Care Planner, Loss of Future Earnings, Earnings Capacity, Life Care Planner, Life Care Plan Reviews, Self-Employment Earnings Capacity, Pediatric Wage Loss, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Oil and Gas Injuries, amputations
Dr. Jeffrey Kiel is the Managing Partner at Vocational Solutions, LLC, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. He has been retained as a Forensic Expert witness and a Life Care Planner across several states and for the United States Attorney's Office. Dr, Kiel is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, Certified Vocational Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, and Registered Forensic Vocational Expert Witness with 20 years of experience. Additionally, Dr. Kiel has been retained as an Expert Witness in matters including ADA, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, Long-Term Disability, and Divorce/Family Law cases. He enjoys complex cases and teaching. Dr. Kiel's work involves a split between Judicial and non-Judicial work. His work experience involves many facets of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and Life Care Planning including working with individ...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

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

James R Quinn, RN, BSN, LCP-C, CLCP, CPB J. Quinn Consulting, LLC.

Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Traumatic Brain injuries, Surgical revisions, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Amputations, Burns, Electrocution, End stage renal failure, Dialysis, Spinal cord injuries, End of Life Care/Hospice, Bill Reviews, NJ PIP Law, New Jersey Haynes Decision.
Jim Quinn is a registered nurse and certified life care planner who has been elected to and currently serves on the executive board of The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners as the Treasurer. He is an experienced life care planner, having developed over 500 reports including life care plans, cost projections, rebuttals, and bill reviews. His life care planning background has had particular focus on accepted costing and coding methodologies. He has received coding training through the American Academy of Professional Coders, and he has demonstrated his expertise in the field of medical billing and coding by having successfully passed the Certified Professional Biller examination through the AAPC. His bill review practice has had significant focus in New Jersey matters, including pre and post Haines decision, as well as NJ PIP Law. Jim has extensive clinical experience having cared for patients in various life stages from infant to geriatric, and from the emergency room...

Jeffrey T. Kiel, Ph.D., CRC, CVE, FVE, CCM, CEAS, CLCP, ABVE/D Vocational Solutions, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Board Certified Vocational Expert, Board Certified Life Care Planner, Loss of Future Earnings, Earnings Capacity, Life Care Planner, Life Care Plan Reviews, Self-Employment Earnings Capacity, Pediatric Wage Loss, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Oil and Gas Injuries, amputations
Dr. Jeffrey Kiel is the Managing Partner at Vocational Solutions, LLC, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. He has been retained as a Forensic Expert witness and a Life Care Planner across several states and for the United States Attorney's Office. Dr, Kiel is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, Certified Vocational Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, and Registered Forensic Vocational Expert Witness with 20 years of experience. Additionally, Dr. Kiel has been retained as an Expert Witness in matters including ADA, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, Long-Term Disability, and Divorce/Family Law cases. He enjoys complex cases and teaching. Dr. Kiel's work involves a split between Judicial and non-Judicial work. His work experience involves many facets of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and Life Care Planning including working with individ...

Frank H. Lau, MD, FACS

Texas
Plastic Surgery, Wound Care - Limb salvage, Chronic Wounds, Amputations, Body Contouring, Liposuction, Brazilian Butt Lift, Fat Grafting, Breast Surgery, Scar Revisions, Burns, Stem Cells, HIPAA Compliance
I am a Yale educated, Harvard-trained, nationally recognized Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with extensive peer-reviewed publications. I am experienced in medical malpractice case review, consultation, written evaluation & testimony in depositions and trial for plaintiff & defense. I have led and currently lead multiple clinical trials. As such, I possess cutting edge clinical and scientific knowledge & standards of care in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, wound care, HIPAA compliance, stem cells, and limb salvage. I am particularly adept at reconstructing hospital courses based on facts supported by the medical record. This attention to detail has made my work invaluable to my clients both for setting overall strategy and for addressing specific claims. I offer fast turnaround times and excellent verbal and written communication.

Jayesh B Shah, MD TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Wound Care, Long Term Care - Hyperbaric Medicine, Pressure Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Ulcer, Unusual Wounds, Lymphedema, Geriatrics, Amputations, Nursing Homes, Venous Ulcer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Bed Sores, Long Term Care, Pressure sores, wound care medical director
Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Numerous leadership roles in multiple medical societies including Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Extensive public speaking experience – well over 150 invited presentations. Multiple time contributing author to Wound Care Certification Study Guide. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Awards include the Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the Field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, The Jefferson C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Experienced Medical Director for wound care services at two different facilities. Research interest in unusual wounds, transcutaneous oxygen studies, limb salvage, wound healing, offloading, prevention of ulcer recurrence, veno...

Romney C. Andersen, MD Andersen Orthopaedics, LLC

Newport News, Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Urgent Care Medicine - Compartment Syndrome, Amputations, Limb Salvage, Orthopaedic Trauma, Soft Tissue Trauma, Gun Shot Wounds, Blast Injuries, Terrorist Injuries, Fractures, Osteoporosis, Work Place Injuries, Crush Injuries
Romney C. Andersen, MD, AAOS Fellow, ABOS Board Certified. Dr. Andersen is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 14 years of experience managing orthopaedic trauma patients. He has published extensively in the area of orthopaedic trauma and is a professor of surgery. His areas of specialty include severe extremity injuries, compartment syndrome, amputations, crush injuries, blast injuries, explosive injuries, gunshot wounds, fracture care, osteoporosis, industrial & work place injuries. Dr. Andersen is the Chief of Orthopaedics for the Riverside Health System and is a practicing orthopaedic trauma surgeon. Formally he was the Chairman of Orthopaedics at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and oversaw the training program of 38 trainees, and an attending staff of 26 surgeons. Dr. Andersen has authored several expert opinions which have been of extremely valuable to the counsel that retained him. Every case he has worked on has settled without the need for deposit...

Kyle Scholnick, DPM

Fairfax, Virginia
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatry, Foot and Ankle surgery, Bunion, Hammer toe, Hallux Valgus, Osteomyelitis, Diabetic foot ulcers, Charcot deformity, Gangrene, Amputations, Foot Pain, Foot and Ankle Trauma, Neoplasm, Foot Infections, Cancer, Complications, Foot Reconstruction, Wound Care, Standard of Care Expert, deformity
Summa Cum Laude graduate from The George Washington University and completed medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, graduating at the top of his class and with honors and awards for academic excellence. Completed a rigorous three-year comprehensive foot and ankle surgical residency at the prestigious Yale University Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, serving as chief resident in his final year. This is one of top and most competitive foot and ankle surgical residencies in the world. Completed a podiatric dermatology fellowship with Bako Podiatric Pathology Services in Alpharetta, Georgia focusing on malignant soft tissue cancers, neoplasms, infections, biopsy techniques and plastic surgery. Advanced training in all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery, including forefoot reconstruction, flatfoot reconstruction, diabetic foot reconstruction, wound care, limb salvage, skin grafting, external fixation, plastic flap reconstruction, sports medicine,...