Arthritis Expert Witness

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Arthritis 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 arthritis. The arthritis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Hand Surgery, Internal Medicine, Medical Devices, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Podiatry, Rheumatology, and Sports Medicine.

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Joanne Halbrecht, MD Halbrecht Orthopedics Biologics and Sports Medicine

California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Instability, SLAP lesion, Impingement, Labral Tear, Knee, ACL Tear, MCL Tear, Meniscus Tear, Patella Dislocation, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Cartilage, Stem Cell Therapy, Regenerative Medicine, Mechanism of Injury, Causation
Dr. Halbrecht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine with over 25 years of experience in private practice. She specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery. As a result, she has taught courses in knee and shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey. The unique combination of her medical training and undergraduate degree in Engineering offers special expertise on causation. She has extensive medical-legal experience and has performed over 1000 IMEs and serving as an expert for plaintiff and defense. She is known for taking complicated medical cases and terminology and presenting it in an organized fashion, using lay terms that are easy for all parties to compr...

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...

Clive M. Segil, MD, FRCS, FACS Forensic Med. Group

Calabasas, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedics, Spine Expert, Fractures Expert, Hip, Knee Expert, Joint Replacements, Arthritis, Orthopedic Complications
Clive Segil, M.D., is renowned internationally as a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He has treated thousands of patients over five decades in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Israel, Canada and The United States. Dr Segil’s specialties are spine and scoliosis, hip and knee replacements, all diseases related to the musculoskeletal system. He received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and served his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Johannesburg General Hospital. Dr. Segil is licensed in California and Nevada. He has been an Expert for the past forty years testifying in hundreds of cases for both for defense and plaintiff. Cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, all surgical and non-surgical orthopedic conditions, functional impairment, negligence and standard of care issues. Dr. Segil has a reputation for being eloquent and convincing in pretrial depositions and in trail and mediation, and in post verdict jur...

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...

Jonathan C Hersch, MD

Boca Raton , Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder Surgery, Rotator Cuff Repairs, Shoulder Instability Repair, Labrum Repairs, Knee Surgery, ACL Surgery, Meniscus, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacements, Hip Arthroscopy, Elbow Surgery
-Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery -Fellowship Trained at world famous Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Sports Medicine -Surgical specialist in Knee and Shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction -Practicing over 18 years, currently in practice in Boca Raton, Florida -Extensive experience in teaching medical students and residents -Extensive experience in speaking/lecturing at local, national and international meetings -Team physician and consultant for amateur and pro athletes -Published articles in peer reviewed Journals and Books -Extensive experience with deposition testimony -Perform peer reviews for insurance claims

Paul V Spiegl, MD Perimeter Orthopaedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - All adult foot and ankle problems including fractures, sprains, trauma, arthritis, sports, congenital deformities, reconstructive surgery, and infection
Orthopaedic training at Duke. Fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Board certified in 1986 with re-certification in 1996, 2006 and 2016 and now on the MOC pathway for recertification in 2026. Dr. Spiegl has performed a wide spectrum of surgical procedures and continues a full time clinical and surgical practice. Dr. Spiegl provides non-operative treatment, independent medical examinations, as well surgical treatment. Since beginning practice in 1983 as the first fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in Georgia, he has gained extensive experience treating a wide spectrum of conditions from straightforward to the most complex.

Joanne Halbrecht, MD Halbrecht Orthopedics Biologics and Sports Medicine

Post Falls, Idaho
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Instability, SLAP lesion, Impingement, Labral Tear, Knee, ACL Tear, MCL Tear, Meniscus Tear, Patella Dislocation, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Cartilage, Stem Cell Therapy, Regenerative Medicine, Mechanism of Injury, Causation
Dr. Halbrecht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine with over 25 years of experience in private practice. She specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery. As a result, she has taught courses in knee and shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey. The unique combination of her medical training and undergraduate degree in Engineering offers special expertise on causation. She has extensive medical-legal experience and has performed over 1000 IMEs and serving as an expert for plaintiff and defense. She is known for taking complicated medical cases and terminology and presenting it in an organized fashion, using lay terms that are easy for all parties to compr...

Thomas Zizic, BS, MD

Abingdon, Maryland
Rheumatology, Medical Devices - Corticosteroids, Avascular Necrosis Bone, Osteoporosis, Osteonecrosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Connective Tissue Diseases, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Vasculitis, Polymyositis, Immunology, Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD for approximately twenty years. Major research in osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, osteoneerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis and a variety of other diseases that have an immunologic basis. Published approximately 100 articles and abstracts in peer reviewed journals as well as several dozen chapters in textbooks of medicine. Dr. Zizic has extensive experience as an invalidity and as a non-infringement expert in patent litigation. Research Office: 8415 Bellona Lane, Ste. 811, Towson, MD 20214

C Perry Cooke, MD Cooke Medical Consulting PLLC

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder Surgery, Knee, Injury, Accident, Arthritis, Surgery, Instability, Joint, Replacement, Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgery
C Perry Cooke, III, MD AAOS Fellow ABOS Board Certified (Indefinitely…grandfathered in) Dr. Cooke is an Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in the management of Musculo-Skeletal Injury and Disease. He has treated all Orthopedic conditions, but now concentrates on Disorders of the Shoulder and Knee. Dr. Cooke is a founding member and has been the long-term managing partner of a large private Orthopedic group in Syracuse, NY. His Patient Satisfaction Surveys are consistently very high. He is on the active staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Community General Hospital, Upstate University Hospital, and Specialists’ One-Day Surgery Center… all in Syracuse, NY. In the past, he was occasionally assisted at Surgery by a Resident in Orthopedics, but for many years is now assisted by a PA or LPN…performing as the primary surgeon on every case. Dr. Cooke is comfortable in the legal environment. He is experienced in Depositions, Video Testimony, and Courtr...

David John, MD

Kansas City, Missouri
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine - Auto Immune Disorders, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Connective Tissue Diseases, Fibromyalgia, Medical Orthopedics, Osteoporosis, Osteonecrosis

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 ...