Back Pain Expert Witnesses

Back pain 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 back pain. The back pain expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Aviation & Aerospace, Brain Injury Medicine, Family Medicine, General Practice, Independent Medical Examinations, Massage, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, and Pathology.

Fardad Baroumand, MD

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain (spine, nerve, joint, soft tissue), Interventional pain management (epidural steroid/other injections, nerve blocks), Opioids/pain medications, Second opinion, Ineffective/failed spine/other surgeries, Complex/catastrophic cases, CRPS/RSD, Back pain, Motor vehicle accidents, chronic pain
Dr. Fardad Baroumand, MD, is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is the designated evaluator for these fields by ExamWorks Inc., the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations. He is also a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of the Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) Subject Matter Expert Panel and the Report Quality Panel, which oversees and promotes the quality of medical-legal reporting in the State. Workers compensation judges have repeatedly appointed Dr. Baroumand as the medical-legal evaluator in complex cases that other evaluators could not handle. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist practicing Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has a reputation as "the go-to guy" for the most challenging clinical and medical-legal cases. Dr. Baroumand graduated in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997 and completed...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Paul Lynch, MD

Glendale, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, opioids
Dr. Paul Lynch is a double board-certified and Fellowship-trained interventional pain physician who has dedicated his life to the eradication of pain for his patients. He’s very passionate about diagnosing the most complex pain conditions and treating those patients with cutting-edge and innovative therapies, like spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Lynch completed a surgical internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, then when on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at New York University and then completed his pain management fellowship at Texas Tech University. Dr. Lynch was previously an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Arizona. In addition to his education, Dr. Lynch is also a member of several professional societies including the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologist and The North American Neuromodulation Society. Since 2007...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Arizona
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Fardad Baroumand, MD

Los Gatos , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain (spine, nerve, joint, soft tissue), Interventional pain management (epidural steroid/other injections, nerve blocks), Opioids/pain medications, Second opinion, Ineffective/failed spine/other surgeries, Complex/catastrophic cases, CRPS/RSD, Back pain, Motor vehicle accidents, chronic pain
Dr. Fardad Baroumand, MD, is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is the designated evaluator for these fields by ExamWorks Inc., the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations. He is also a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of the Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) Subject Matter Expert Panel and the Report Quality Panel, which oversees and promotes the quality of medical-legal reporting in the State. Workers compensation judges have repeatedly appointed Dr. Baroumand as the medical-legal evaluator in complex cases that other evaluators could not handle. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist practicing Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has a reputation as "the go-to guy" for the most challenging clinical and medical-legal cases. Dr. Baroumand graduated in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997 and completed...

William A Brennan, MD NSL

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, Life Care Plan, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 10 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of physical medicine, medical and neurological rehabilitation, disability, life care planning, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

Rania Khan, MD

Santa Clara, California
Family Medicine - addiction medicine, obesity medicine, pain medicine, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, women's health; Supervision to PAs, women’s health, back pain, cancer screening, telemedicine, family medicine, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, opioid use disorder, pain management
Board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine with full scope in primary care and in urgent care. Practice includes treatment of pediatric, adult, pregnant, and geriatric patients as well as patients suffering from chronic pain and opioid use. Regularly perform procedures such as joint injections, I&D, laceration repairs, birth control implant and IUD procedures, botulinum toxin, trigger point injections, bedside ultrasound. Regularly triage patients in urgent care setting of chest pain, respiratory distress, abdominal pain. Flexible and easy to work with, willingness to learn, and motivated to deliver quality reports in a timely manner.

Kathryn Maxwell, M.D.

San Diego, California
Family Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent Care, Back Pain, Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT/PE, Pneumonia, COVID, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, GI Bleed, Kidney Infection, Fractures, Falls, Injuries, Abscess, Cellulitis, Animal Bites, Opioid Prescribing, Medication Interactions, NP and PA Supervision, Telemedicine
As an award-winning Urgent Care Medicine and Family Medicine clinician, Dr. Maxwell has been practicing for 20 years, primarily in community medicine. She treats patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and educates patients to pursue and obtain their best health. She is well-versed in recognizing appropriate level of care, patient presentations that require a higher level of care, and potential missed diagnoses. She is knowledgeable about medication benefits, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Dr. Maxwell regularly supervises physician assistants and nurse practitioners by discussing cases and reviewing charts. She has ongoing experience in telemedicine. Board Certified, Family Medicine. Call Dr. Maxwell at 858 395 9854 to discuss your case.

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert, Med Spa
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Experienced in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine, medical spa ownership, medical spa medical director, cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, neurotoxins, body contouring procedures, vaginal laser treatments. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony o...

Sina Rajamand, DO, FACOS Battle Born Brain and Spine

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

Ed Rockowitz, ART, PDTR, LMT Ahhh Massage Inc

San Leandro , California
Massage, Pathology - Massage Injuries, contraindications, back pain, car accident, whiplash, malpractice
I have experience both an as advanced practitioner and as a business owner. I've worked as a practitioner with the Oakland Raiders, National Volleyball Assoc, CrossFit Games and US Rugby team with 22 years of experience in musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. I am the Founder/CEO of Ahhh Massage Inc. I have managed over 1000 massage therapists nationally for corporate and private events and onsite massages for the past 20+ years. I was an expert witness, July 2015: U.S. vs Albert Hee Fed court in HI and worked to assist another legal team in 2022 with depositions for a separate massage injury case.

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Glenna Tolbert, MD Tolbert Rehabilitation

Beverly Hills, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal Cord Medicine, Independent Medical Exam, Life Care Planning, Orthopedics - Nonsurgical, Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussions
Dr. Glenna Tolbert, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Dr. Tolbert is a double board-certified physician who has specialized in physical medicine, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine for 25+ years • She teaches and publishes her approaches to regenerative medicine as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School Of Medicine • Graduate of UCLA • Completed medical school at Howard University’s Medical School • Interests: Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussion • Received the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Outstanding Tutor Award in recognition of the exceptional quality of her teaching in the problem-based learning component of the human biology and disease medical education curriculum • She is certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for workers injured on the job • Dr. Tol...

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Englewood, Colorado
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon, Board Certified, experienced
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Roshni N. Patel, MD Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica,...

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Harold J Cordner, MD Florida Pain Management

Sebastian, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - legal medicine, interventional pain management, spinal cord stimulation, epidural, pain medicine, narcotics, post laminectomy, pain management, back pain, chronic pain
Extensive experience in all facets of Pain Management, medical record review, IME and legal expert witness evaluation and testimony. Presently serves on the Board of Directors of ASIPP, FSIPP, editorial Board for Pain Physician and Board examiner for ABIPP. Has served as an expert witness for Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Dept. of Health and DEA. Currently Board Certified by ASA, ABIPP and certified as a worker's compensation expert.

Vania E Fernandez, MD VANIA E FERNANDEZ, MD LLC

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Injury, Trauma, Accident, Interventional Pain, Anesthesia, Surgery, Back Fracture, Pain, Pain Medicine, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Opioids, Narcotics, Prescriptions, Drug Tests, Malpractice, Ethics, Safety, Recovery, Addiction, Procedures, Epidurals, Injections, MRIs, X-rays, Spine, Sedation, Outpatient
EDUCATION 2017– 2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy 10/2016– 05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida Broward County Medical Association Representative Inaugural Class Current Chair and Executive Board Member 08/2008– 08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Chief Fellow in Interventional Pain Management • Research Award Recipient 06/2005–07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Resident in Anesthesiology 06/2004–06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Intern in Anesthesiology 08/2000–05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction 08/1991 – 05/1995 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology 08/1987–06/1991 Dade Christian High School ...

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Double board certified in Neurology and Pain Management; neurologic injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI,headaches,back pain,RSD,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,reflex sympathetic dystrophy,Fibromyalgia, electrodiagnostic testing,nerve and muscle,EMG,nerve injury, neuropathic pain
Board Certified Neurology, Board Certified Pain Management, Certified IME, ABIME.

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon, Board Certified, experienced
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-Surgical oOrthopedics, Pain Management, Back Pain, Spinal Injections, Musculoskeletal, Disability, Peer Review, PM&R, Spine Care, Neck Pain, Case Reviews, Depositions, Trial Testimony, Impairment, Plaintiff & Defense, Research
Arnold J. Weil, M.D. founded the medical practice of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics P.C. in 1993, and has served as CEO for 30 years , including healthcare consulting and as a medical expert witness. A diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Non-Surgical Orthopaedics is one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management. As an clinical practitioner in Atlanta, Georgia, , Dr. Weil developed an extensive medical center complete with patient care, a clinical research facility, diagnostic imaging and MRI, and an outpatient surgical center for interventional spine injections. The practice has grown to include multiple physicians and healthcare providers, additional satellite offices surrounding Atlanta, and a variety of ancillary services including an in-house pharmacy, regenerat...

Morris A Fisher, MD

Evanston, Illinois
Neurology - Nerve injury, neuropathies, myopathies, neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnosis, electromyography, cerebrovascular disease, strokes, lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies, back pain, neck pain,, traumatic brain injury
National and international reputation in neuromuscular disease and electrodiagnosis. Has had excellent training and extensive experience in cerebrovascular disease. Has frequently dealt with all aspects of nerve and root dysfunction including focal nerve injury as well as lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies. Has knowledge and expertise in head trauma and neurological injury in general. Has published over 100 scholarly articles and has been President of an international organization. Has been a Professor of Neurology for 30 years and has been actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and younger faculty. He has examined at national certification examinations. Has provided expert legal testimony for over 30 years. Has been cited in listings of prominent physicians including US News and World Report of Top Doctors.

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Overland Park, Kansas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Criminal, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 26 years and is still in active practice. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (60 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, criminal and personal injury. He ha...

William A Brennan, MD NSL

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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.

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Fardad Baroumand, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain (spine, nerve, joint, soft tissue), Interventional pain management (epidural steroid/other injections, nerve blocks), Opioids/pain medications, Second opinion, Ineffective/failed spine/other surgeries, Complex/catastrophic cases, CRPS/RSD, Back pain, Motor vehicle accidents, chronic pain
Dr. Fardad Baroumand, MD, is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is the designated evaluator for these fields by ExamWorks Inc., the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations. He is also a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of the Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) Subject Matter Expert Panel and the Report Quality Panel, which oversees and promotes the quality of medical-legal reporting in the State. Workers compensation judges have repeatedly appointed Dr. Baroumand as the medical-legal evaluator in complex cases that other evaluators could not handle. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist practicing Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has a reputation as "the go-to guy" for the most challenging clinical and medical-legal cases. Dr. Baroumand graduated in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997 and completed...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Sina Rajamand, DO, FACOS Battle Born Brain and Spine

Carson city, Nevada
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Nevada
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Beatrice Engstrand, MD, FAAN, Hon.Sc.D

Gorham, New Hampshire
Neurology - Adult neurological, myofascial pain syndromes, PTSD, head trauma,traumatic brain injury, headaches, stroke, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, back pain, Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Beatrice C. Engstrand , M. D., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.G.S., is a board-certified neurologist, fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, fellow of The American College of Geriatrics Specialists, and Diplomate of the American Board of Ethical Physicians. She is a published author and the founder and president of the Neurodegenerative Disease Foundation. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Lehigh University awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Science. Dr. Engstrand practices clinical neurology in Huntington, L.I. and is a clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College. For 7 consecutive years, Dr. Engstrand hosted " Neurology with Dr. Engstrand" on radio 710 WOR. She was selected by Talkers Magazine for inclusion in " The Frontier Fifty: A selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters."

Beatrice Engstrand, MD, FAAN, Hon.Sc.D

New York
Neurology - Adult neurological, myofascial pain syndromes, PTSD, head trauma,traumatic brain injury, headaches, stroke, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, back pain, Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Beatrice C. Engstrand , M. D., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.G.S., is a board-certified neurologist, fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, fellow of The American College of Geriatrics Specialists, and Diplomate of the American Board of Ethical Physicians. She is a published author and the founder and president of the Neurodegenerative Disease Foundation. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Lehigh University awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Science. Dr. Engstrand practices clinical neurology in Huntington, L.I. and is a clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College. For 7 consecutive years, Dr. Engstrand hosted " Neurology with Dr. Engstrand" on radio 710 WOR. She was selected by Talkers Magazine for inclusion in " The Frontier Fifty: A selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters."

Nicole Morris, MSN, NP-C Med Legal Pro LLC

Defiance, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management - Medicine - neck pain, back pain, chronic pain, nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, joint injections, trigger point injections, spinal injections, opioids, opioid overdose, pain medications, post-operative pain, epidural steroid injection, ESI, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS
Pain management nurse practitioner in active clinical practice. Former clinical instructor. Extensive experience treating chronic neck and back pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis.

Aarti Singla, MD, MBA, CIME

Cincinnati, Ohio
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Life Care Planning, Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, non-surgical orthopedic care, regenerative medicine, herniated discs,
Dr. Singla is a dual Board-Certified Johns Hopkins Trained Physiatrist (ABPMR) specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and chronic pain management. She is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (AAPMR) , Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME) and a Certified Life care Planner. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Additional Certifications include: Independent Medical Exams, Life Care Plans, Medical cost projections. She holds active licenses in Ohio and Kentucky. 10+ years in practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Areas of expertise include: Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Non-surgical orthopedic care, Life Care Plans, Medical cost projections.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Oregon
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

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.

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Texas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Edrick E Lopez, MD, JD DFW Interventional Pain Institute

Irving, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Dr Edrick Lopez is a Harvard-trained double-board certified bilingual expert with a legal background. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Management. In addition Dr Lopez graduated magna cum laude from law school. He has published articles related to SI joint pain, spinal stenosis, epidural steroid injections, and chronic pain among others.

Robert John Nocerini, MD, MHSA Northstar Joint and Spine

Plano, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Triple Board-Certified Pain Physician in active clinical practice. Boarded in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced expert witness and life care planner – has testified at over 50 depositions and multiple trials.

Craig Best, DO

North Vancouver, Washington
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine, Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain, Injections, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Life Care Planning, Joint Pain, Epidural Steroid Injection, Back Pain, Neck Pain, CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Disc Herniation, Car Accident, Work Injury, Causation, Prognosis, EMG, Personal Injury
Dr. Best is a dual board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Pain Medicine physician. He is also a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He completed his residency in PM&R at Rush University Medical Center, a Rush Medical College teaching hospital, in Chicago followed by fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, in Boston. He is ABPMR certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine. He is also board certified in PM&R by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and has attained his Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) designation. His clinical practice includes diagnosis and non-operative management of a variety of spine, joint, soft tissue, orthopaedic, and neurologic injuries, headache, concussion, and chronic pain conditions. He has also completed thousands of electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS). He has been an expert witness for numerous cases, completed man...