Ankle Expert Witnesses

Ankle 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 ankle. The ankle expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Sports Medicine, Trauma Surgery, and Wound Care.

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics, PC

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto accidents, Knees, Foot, Back Pain and Strains, Workman's Compensation Injuries
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians Fellowship in Sports Medicine from the University of Arizona Medical School Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicne and Surgery Associate Professor of Midwestern University Medical School Adjunct Professor of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona

Bob Baravarian, DPM University Foot and Ankle Institute

Santa Monica , California
Foot & Ankle Surgery - foot, ankle, podiatry, bunion, hammertoe, achilles, plantar fascia, plantar fasciitis, foot pain, ankle pain, CRPS, RSD, achilles tear, failed surgery, revision surgery, ankle surgery , foot surgery, ankle replacement , diabetic foot, Charcot
Dr Bob Baravarian is a fellowship trained podiatric foot and ankle surgeon with specialty in foot and ankle surgery, revision surgery, and complex foot and ankle correction. Dr Baravarian received his undergraduate training at the University of Southern California and placed division one tennis at USC. He then went to the California College of Podiatric Medicine for his 4 year medical schooling. He performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh (Southside Hospital) program for 3 years which is considered one of the finest foot and ankle training programs in the country. Dr Baravarian then completed a prestigious AO/ASIF trauma, reconstructive surgery and revision surgery fellowship in Dresden, Germany prior to joining the UCLA for the start of his career. In 2003, Dr Baravarian started University Foot and Ankle Institute in Los Angeles, California which has grown to 10 locations with 10 doctors and is considered the finest foot and ankle comprehensive center in Southern Cal...

Michael Krosin, MD

Castro Valley, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Fracture, infection, nonunion, ankle, knee replacement, hip replacement, revision, arthroplasty, osteomyelitis, malunion, orthopedic trauma,
My name is Michael Krosin, MD. I am an Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon in a high volume clinical and academic practice. I have been in practice for ten years. My clinical focus is orthopedic trauma surgery including complex and revision fracture care, infections and post traumatic deformity. In addition I have a busy elective practice in primary and revision hip and knee replacement as well as elective foot and ankle surgery. I am involved in teaching nationally as well as with my residents and am regarded as an engaging and thoughtful teacher with excellent interpersonal relationships and presence. I have several published articles in peer-reviewed journals, have served on quality committees and ethics committees, and spent several years as Departmental Chair. I am still 100% clinical inclusive of my teaching duties. I find medico-legal work to be very engaging and have finally found the space for a greater involvement in my practice. I have a commitment to the highest standar...

Lisa Ravalli, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

San Diego, California
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Total joint replacement, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, low back pain, neck pain, whiplash, ankle surgery, knee surgery, ankle, knee, hip, spine, elbow, shoulder, rotator cuff repair, total shoulder replacement, fusion, reconstruction, sciatica, traumatic brain injury, amputation.
Education • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Montana, August 2021: specialized education in Physical Therapy law and ethics (depositions, standards of proof, expert witness preparation, APTA clinical practice guidelines) Experience Physical Therapist, Inpatient/Outpatient (GS-0633-13) Veterans Affairs Medical Center (La Jolla, CA), 5/2009-Present (40 hours/week) • Advanced knowledge and expert skill in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities used in a specialized treatment area of physical therapy to serve as a consultant and subject matter expert for health care providers regarding the delivery of care within Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. • Exceptional customer service as Lead Physical Therapist for Inpatient and Outpatient post-operative population including evaluation, treatment, and direct orthopedic team communication. Inpatient, Subacute, and Outpatient experience including patients with Polytrauma, Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA),...

William B Stetson, MD Stetson Lee Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine; Associate Clinical Voluntary Professor USC Department of Orthopaedics

Burbank, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle, trauma, gunshot wounds to the extremities, Qualified Medical Examiner (QME), medical malpractice, product liability, personal injury
Dr. Stetson specializes in sports medicine with an expertise in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. He has first-hand knowledge of athletic injuries and trauma related injuries with over 27 years of experience. Dr. Stetson is a full time practicing orthopaedic surgeon and he is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the state of California. He has served as an expert witness for the last 17 years in over 75 cases involving complex personal injury, workers compensation, malpractice and product liability cases. He has over 25 years of teaching experience as a volunteer professor of orthopaedic surgery at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center where he teaches the residents orthopaedic surgery and arthroscopy. He has also served as the medical director and on the management committee of out-patient surgery centers. He is the author of over 45 peer reviewed publications and has over 100 national and international presentations. He has ...

Kojo Marfo, MD

Tamarac, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Fractures, Femur Fractures, Tibia Fractures, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Femur, Meniscus, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Leg, Fractures, Tears
Kojo Marfo, MD is a board certified Orthopedic surgeon with fellowship-training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee. He trained at some of the top institutions in the world. He is now in private practice in Broward County, Florida. He cares for patients with a vast array of injuries including car accidents, work accidents, and those with other debilitating orthopedic issues. Some common conditions treated include hip arthritis, knee arthritis, hip fractures, femur fractures, tibia fractures, patella fractures, ankle fractures, patella tendon tears, quadriceps tendon tears, meniscal tears, and many more painful lower extremity conditions. He is not only highly trained and skilled, but he is commonly commended for his personality, likability, and relatability--One of his major strengths is being able to explain concepts and topics such that the lay person can understand. He has active state medical licenses in Florida and Ohio.

Matthew M Ragsdell, DO REGENESIS ORTHOPEDICS

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder, arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, hip, ankle, trauma, wrist, elbow, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Orthopedics
Board Certified in orthopedic Surgery Sub specialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Years of Level 1 and Level 2 Trauma coverage

Randon Johnson, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement, Shoulder Replacement, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Fracture, Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Foot, Ankle, Independent Medical Examination, IME, Arthroscopic Surgery, trauma, Rotator cuff, revisions, ORIF, open reduction internal fixation, orthopedics – non-surgical
Dr. Johnson is an award-winning, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon in active clinical practice. Experience in shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, hip, knee, foot, ankle and orthopaedic trauma. Has performed thousands of procedures. Peer Reviewer and Former Chairman of Committee on Orthopaedic Best Practices. Extensive Locum Tenens experience – licensed in six states.

Michael S. Nirenberg, D.P.M. Clinical and Forensic Podiatrist

Crown Point, Indiana
Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery - Podiatrist, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Forensic podiatrist, Foot Injury, Foot Doctor Malpractice, Foot Surgery Malpractice, Podiatry, Footprint, Foot, Infection, Ankle, Diabetes, Orthopedic, Bunion, Podiatrist Malpractice, Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Gait, Criminal, Pedicure
Dr. Nirenberg is a clinical and forensic podiatrist. This skill-set provides for sharp insight into foot or ankle injury, malpractice or crime-scene evidence (footprints, footwear and gait) in civil and forensic matters. Trial (and Daubert) successfully tested, Dr. Nirenberg has over 31 years of podiatry experience and provides expert witness case review in: • Podiatry/podiatrist malpractice, including blood clot, CRPS, nerve injury, arthroscopic surgery, diabetes, and amputation • Orthopedic Surgeon foot or ankle malpractice • Nurse or emergency room foot or ankle malpractice • Foot or ankle surgery/treatment malpractice • Foot/ankle injury cases, including slips and falls, pedicure or pedicurist-related • Workers compensation foot/ankle accidents • Product liability foot/ankle injury claims, patent dispute, cold therapy injury • Forensic Podiatry analysis of foot evidence at crime scenes, such as footprints, footwear, human remains or the gait of a criminal caught on vide...

Matthew M Ragsdell, DO REGENESIS ORTHOPEDICS

Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder, arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, hip, ankle, trauma, wrist, elbow, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Orthopedics
Board Certified in orthopedic Surgery Sub specialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Years of Level 1 and Level 2 Trauma coverage

John Foley, MD, FAAOS JVFoley MD PLLC

Reno, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Orthopedic Surgery, orthopedic, Board-certified, Orthopedic non-surgical, Sports medicine, Arm, Hand, Elbow, Shoulder, Neck, Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, arthroscopy, fracture, Joint replacement, Independent medical examination, car accident, casino injury, motor vehicle accident, slip, and fall,
• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery • Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS) • Graduate: Harvard Orthopedic Training Program • Chief Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital • Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained • Associate Clinical Professor – University of Nevada Reno (UNR) and UNR Admissions Executive Committee member • California Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) • Harvard College Graduate • President: Truckee Surgery Center (2010-2019) • California and Nevada License California location is Truckee/Lake Tahoe region IME services in Reno/ Carson City, Truckee/Lake Tahoe region EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND I am a medical doctor licensed to practice medicine in California and Nevada. I have been a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon since 1997. I have been Subspecialty Board-Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine since 2011. I am currently a practicing orthopedic surgeon at Plumas District...

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

James Kemmler, MD

Saint Marys, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic, orthopaedic, trauma, total joints, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, revisions, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, hand and wrist reconstruction, arthroscopic sports reconstruction
I have spent over 13 years performing KePRO Medicare/Tricare/Medicaid standard of care reviews and have also been involved with BWC/Sheakley standard of care and care utilization evaluations for a number of years. I have also performed case and care reviews, in addition to performing depositions as necessary, for accident, medical malpractice, and BWC cases throughout my orthopaedic career. IME’s have also been an ongoing part of my practice. These reviews and involvements have transitioned into the development of my consulting business; James Kemmler, MD Consulting, LLC. I have been practicing orthopaedic surgery now for approximately 25 years. My practice is global, encompassing all ages from infants to the elderly. I cover all aspects of trauma; all total joints, including shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, including revisions as well as reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; hand and wrist reconstruction; all arthroscopic sports reconstruction, elbow, shoulder, knee, wrist...

Kojo Marfo, MD

Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Fractures, Femur Fractures, Tibia Fractures, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Femur, Meniscus, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Leg, Fractures, Tears
Kojo Marfo, MD is a board certified Orthopedic surgeon with fellowship-training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee. He trained at some of the top institutions in the world. He is now in private practice in Broward County, Florida. He cares for patients with a vast array of injuries including car accidents, work accidents, and those with other debilitating orthopedic issues. Some common conditions treated include hip arthritis, knee arthritis, hip fractures, femur fractures, tibia fractures, patella fractures, ankle fractures, patella tendon tears, quadriceps tendon tears, meniscal tears, and many more painful lower extremity conditions. He is not only highly trained and skilled, but he is commonly commended for his personality, likability, and relatability--One of his major strengths is being able to explain concepts and topics such that the lay person can understand. He has active state medical licenses in Florida and Ohio.

Eric Miller, MD Ortho Expert Witness

Akron, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Fracture, Trauma, Crush, Accident, Pelvis, Femur, Arm, Leg, Elbow, Ankle, Shoulder, Knee
I am a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic trauma surgeon in clinical practice since 2009. I have spent my entire career at level-1 trauma centers caring for the most critically injured patients. In addition to general orthopedic surgery, I have expertise in all fractures of the pelvis and extremities that do not involve the spine. I have additional clinical expertise in fracture related issues such as non-unions, mal-unions, limb lengthenings and deformity corrections. I have been heavily involved with teaching orthopedic residents at our local residency program as well as at national resident fracture courses. I have been awarded "Teacher of the Year" by the orthopedic residents and medical students multiple times. I serve as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). I have been senior author on nearly a dozen published videos on orthopedic trauma, presented both at national meetings and online. I have multiple publi...