Brain Injury Expert Witnesses

Brain injury 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 brain injury. The brain injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Biomechanics, Brain Injury Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Developmental Disabilities, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Human Factors, Independent Medical Examinations, Life Care Planning, Long Term Care, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, and Neurological Surgery.

Craig Best, DO, CLCP

North Vancouver, British Columbia
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

California
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Brook Feerick, RN, CCM, CLCP Feerick Medical Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning - Specializing in Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Pain Management, Burn Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Amputation Injury, Case Management
30 plus years experience as a nurse with a background in trauma, spinal cord injury and brain injury. 18 years case management experience with specialty in catastrophic injury, still actively practicing. 15 years Life Care Planning experience. Spanish speaking

Pejman Golpanian

Beverly Hills, California
Anesthesiology - Difficult Airway,Intubation,Brain Injury,Low Oxygen Sat,Hypoxia,Hypotension,Low Blood Pressure,Residual Paralysis,Narcotics,Aspiration,Allergic Reaction,Pregnancy,Epidural,Awareness,Drug Interaction,Errors,Positioning,Numbness,Ultrasound,Nerve Injury,Nerve Blocks,Fire,Recovery,Death,Coma,Throat,CPR
Dr. Pejman Golpanian is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist actively practicing in Southern California. He currently practices and holds privileges at 40+ Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Facilities and multiple Hospitals in the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Thousand Oaks areas. He has performed well over 10,000 successful anesthetic procedures and is highly trained in all aspects of anesthesiology including General anesthesia, Regional anesthesia with ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, Neuro-axial spinal and epidural anesthesia, sedation with monitored anesthesia care, and local anesthesia. In addition to his practice in the operating room, Dr. Golpanian is also skilled in expert medical-legal review/analysis, report preparation, depositions, and expert witness testimony. He currently provides independent medical examinations, medical opinions, and evaluations for the Veterans Evaluation Services of America. Furthermore, Dr. Golpani...

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, 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 8 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Fellow of the American Academy 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 rehabilitation, disability, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

Sujin Lee, MD

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab - spinal cord injury medicine, stroke, brain injury, polytrauma, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, disability.
Sujin Lee, M.D. is a double board-certified physician in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) with expertise in non-traumatic/traumatic spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions such as stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida. Dr. Lee completed a PMR residency and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine fellowship at University of California, Irvine. In addition, she completed a Polytrauma clinical research fellowship, and has been involved in clinical research studying functional recovery in individuals with SCI. Dr. Lee is an expert in analyzing the impact of disability from neurological conditions and related complications. She is currently in clinical practice at academic affiliated hospitals, and is an active member of national organizations offering education to trainees and physicians in the community.

Delia M Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, PC

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - TBI, traumatic brain injury, Spanish-speaking, board-certified, ABPP, ABPP-CN, concussion, brain injury, dementia, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, somatoform disorders, cognitive, workers comp, QME, AME, IME.
Dr. Silva is one of very few Spanish-speaking, board-certified neuropsychologists in the state of California. She can serve as a neuropsychological or psychological expert witness for civil forensic cases, particularly personal injury cases. All of her evaluations include objective measurement of response bias/effort and symptom validity. Her interpretations are purely based on the objective data and evidence-based research. She has performed work for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. Her specialties are with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), neurodegenerative conditions, strokes, and psychiatric conditions that include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatoform disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders. She has held board positions in national, state, and local neuropsychological organizations (HNS, CPA, SDPA), and is an active member of other organizations (NAN, AACN, INS). She also serves as a practice sample reviewer for the American Board of Professional Psychology...

Jeff Victoroff, M.D. University of Southern California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Neurology - Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, concussion, stroke, epilepsy, PTSD, dementia, competency to stand trial, testamentary capacity, criminal, homicide
Dr. Victoroff is a Harvard trained, triple board certified neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and psychiatrist. He serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and the principal author and editor of Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He was selected by the Surgeon General to be one of the founding neurologists of the NFL Neurologic Care Program. Dr. Victoroff has served as an expert witness for 25 years, testifying in 45 depositions and 19 trials. He has been qualified by Municipal, State, and Federal courts to testify in all aspects of neurology and psychiatry. His subspecialty expertise is in traumatic brain injury, although he has also testified in cases of dementia, stroke, epilepsy, neurorehabilitation, PTSD, aggression and violence, testamentary capacity, competence to stand trial, undue in...

Brian Wong, MD Child Neurology Consulting Services

Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Neurology, Life Care Planning - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, brain injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussion, headache, seizures, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, intellectual disability, autism, ADHD
Dr. Brian Wong is a Board Certified Neurologist with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. He maintains an active medical practice as a Medical Director at Cortica, a multi-disciplinary clinic for children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. He completed his post-graduate training at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC K. Waite Legal Nurse Consulting

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, sepsis, wrongful death, fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery, post-op care, trauma, Post cardiac cath lab, pressure injury,
Forty (42) two years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, and Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager, for 10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on cases, both plaintiff and defense, in 15 states. Clinical Experience Clinical Charge nurse in an 18-bed ICU, level 3 trauma and primary stroke center. Caring for patient's post-op brain & spine, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thoracic,...

Richard L Bajakian, MD

Ocean Ridge, Florida
Neuroradiology, Radiology - MRI, CT, Myelography, Angiography, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Head and Neck radiology, Brain injury, Spine injuries and surgery.
Harvard trained CAQ Neuroradiology with 30 yrs clinical experience in both hospital and outpatient center Hard working, accessible, easy to work with, excellent court room demeanor

Neil Brown, MD, PhD, FACS(C) FACS FAANS Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery

Clearwater, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Biomechanics - neurosurgery, spine surgery, spine injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, spinal biomechanics, slip and fall, trip and fall, motor vehicle accidents
My clinical opinions are based upon twenty-five years as a practicing board-certified neurosurgeon. Likewise, biomechanical opinions are based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Medical Biophysics. I have also been inducted as a member of the American Society of Biomechanics, which as a requirement for membership, requires ten or more biomechanical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. I have testified in over 100 depositions and in 15 trials. Opinions related to injury causation, especially with regard to Personal Injuries (slip/trip and falls, motor vehicle accidents), are examined qualitatively for biomechanical consistency with the known biodynamics required for injury of structures (typically a question of traumatic causation of disc herniations). Opinions related to medical malpractice follow the stringent guidelines of impartial testimony by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Bad outcomes do not necessary mean...

Jonathan D Gross, Psy.D. Behavioral Health of North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Florida
Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Neuropsychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Fitness for Duty Evaluation, Malingering, Competency to Stand Trial, Psychology, Sexual Abuse, Military Mental Health, Developmental Disorder, Disability, Intellectual Impairment, Autism
Dr. Jonathan Gross is a fellowship-trained neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the fields of neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation, and psychological assessment. He has trained at various centers of excellence including Emory University, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Gross holds expertise in the evaluation of traumatic brain injury and other neuromedical conditions including dementia, stroke, and developmental disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual impairment). His clinical work is largely devoted to serving US Veterans through the VA community provider system where he evaluates and treats veterans for traumatic brain injury, dementia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated conditions. Dr. Gross employs a comprehensive and in-depth approach to assessment which allows him to identify a diverse range of factors that contribute to symptoms including effects of brain ...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Florida
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

John D Lloyd, PhD, CPE

San Antonio, Florida
Biomechanics, Human Factors - human factors, biomechanics, accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident, motorcycle crash, motorcycle riding, motorcycle handling, motorcycle inspection, motorcycle testing, auto accident, brain injury, head injury, TBI, helmet, helmet testing, motorcycle helmet, football helmet, ergonomics
John Lloyd, PhD, CPE has served as an expert witness for 25 years, providing testimony in biomechanics, human factors and crash reconstruction involving motorcycle, auto and trucking accidents. Dr. Lloyd has been qualified to provide biomechanical analyses of various incidents, including: . Motorcycle Crashes / Accident Reconstruction . Injury Biomechanics . Human Factors . Motorcycle handling and operation . Motorcycle inspection and testing . Motorcycle helmets . Biomechanics of Head and Brain Injury . Football helmets . Automobile accidents . Truck accidents Dr. Lloyd earned a Ph.D. in Ergonomics (Human Factors Engineering) with a specialization in biomechanics from Loughborough University in England. He has practiced in the field of biomechanics for over 25 years, and has been board certified (CPE # 725) through the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics since 1995. He also holds numerous certifications in motorcycle and automobile accident reconstruction. Applica...

John L Merritt, MD, FACP RehabMed South / NeuroRehab One

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Life Care Plans, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord, Catastrophic Injury
An active practicing physician and researcher, Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, in Brain Injury Medicine, and in Spinal Cord Medicine. Has served as an expert witness for over 25 years in complex, challenging, high award/value cases for spinal cord injury, brain injury, catastrophic injuries, for plaintiff and defense. Experienced in developing, writing, and reviewing Life Care Plans. 45 years clinical experience includes: Professor at the Mayo Clinic, at University of California-Irvine, at Marquette University, at Medical College of Wisconsin, and at University of South Florida. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Medicine, & in Brain Injury Medicine. Physician, teacher, researcher, & medical expert witness. Over 25 years experience as an expert witness in complex, high profile cases for spinal cord in...

James K Shea, MD James K Shea MD Inc

Orlando, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Electrodiagnostic Services (EMG/NCV), Pain Management, Brain Injury, Intervention Pain Assessment, Functional Capacity Assessments, Long term Disability, Social security Evaluations
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Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Georgia
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Hawaii
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Kansas City, Kansas
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, diagnostic
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 25 years experience imaging children only. During those 25 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI to determine timing of neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish child abuse from accidental injury, birth trauma and various disorders that mimic a...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Shrevepot, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Gabriel J Hauser, MD, MBA, FCCM, FAAP Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Rockville, Maryland
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - sepsis, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, pediatrics, critical care, pneumonia, respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, newborn, resuscitation, brain injury, infection, respiratory distress, stridor, heart failure, meningitis, child abuse, bronchiolitis, asthma, shock, airway obstruction, sedation
I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice pediatric sedation. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In the past I have held the positions of Chief Medical Officer of St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Director of the Pediatric ICU Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services and Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and in these roles I have dealt with the Standard of Care for pediatricians and pediatric specialists. I am board certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and am a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and College of Critical Care Medicine. I have been serving as expert witness for over 25 years. My areas of expertise are acute, emergency and critical care pediatrics and pediatric sedation.

Bernhard Zünkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, clinical needs assessment, future healthcare cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 23+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Medicine is constantly evolving, and I enjoy keeping up with new developments by reading the relevant medical literature, regularly attending professional conferences, and always learning about time-honored and new medical insights and forms of treatment. Within the field of neurosurgery, I can provide my clients with additional insights from the standpoint of causation of injury, the standard of care, pre-existing conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, the reasonableness of charges for care rendered, the endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), impairment rating, as well as the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding...

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Minnesota
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Elizabeth E Gilles, MD Child Neurology Solutions, PLLC

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Pediatric Neurology - Brain injury including traumatic brain injury, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), concussion, anoxic brain injury, timing of injury, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, neurological disability, mental retardation
Elizabeth E. Gilles, MD, is an award-winning Pediatric Neurologist in active clinical practice, licensed in Minnesota, California and Illinois. Boarded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Pediatric Neurology. 30+ years of experience as an expert witness testifying on a variety of pediatric & neurologic issues. 35+ years of teaching experience including academic appointments at UCLA, University of Minnesota and Ohio State University. Experienced Board-Certified Pediatrician prior to training in Pediatric Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she also completed a research fellowship. Active duty United States Navy 1983-1990. Awarded Navy Achievement Medal for work in Family and Child Advocacy. Dr. Gilles has published on traumatic brain injury and other neurologic issues. Winner of two different awards for teaching and three for humanism in medicine. Deep experience in child abuse (clinical, research and expert witness). Extens...

Lisa H Hutchison, MD, FAAP, FACR Pediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology and Fetal MRI Consult

Missouri
Radiology, Pediatrics - Neonate, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, child abuse, ultrasound, sonography, hip dysplasia, newborn, magnetic resonance imaging, neuroradiology, neuroimaging, hip dysplasia, accidental trauma, general pediatric imaging, residency program director, fellowship director, diagnostic
As a board certified Radiologist since 1996, and subspecialty board certified Pediatric Radiologist since 1998, I have over 25 years experience imaging children only. During those 25 years, I have met with attorneys, been deposed and testified in court regularly (> 100 cases) a part of my clinical work. My areas of sub-specialty expertise include pediatric neuroradiology, neonatal ultrasound, child abuse, hypoxic brain injury, fetal imaging, hip dysplasia, general pediatric radiology and residency training. Besides my clinical experience, I am an experienced educator, public speaker, accomplished academician and leader. My background allows me to provide expert review and interpretation of any pediatric radiology imaging study. A few examples of how I may provide expert consultation include: (1) Interpretation of US, CT and MRI to determine timing of neonatal brain injury; (2) Distinguish child abuse from accidental injury, birth trauma and various disorders that mimic a...

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.

Gregory P Brown, MD

Henderson, Nevada
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, undue influence, guardianship, civil litigation, brain injury, personal injury, return to work, disability evaluation,
Dr. Brown has conducted thousands of forensic evaluations and rendered expert witness deposition or court testimony more than 80 times in civil and criminal cases for over 20 years. Dr. Brown testifies on a range of psychiatric issues that arise in litigation, which include but are not limited to testamentary/estate administration disputes, undue influence, fraud, elder abuse, personal injury and mental competency. Dr. Brown has conducted more than 10,000 forensic assessments, including civil commitment evaluations conducted for Clark County. Dr. Brown is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the fields of Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Brown is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine and Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Las Vegas. Dr. Brown’s clinical practice is based in the greater Las Vegas area, though he conducts his forensic practice where he is neede...

Beata Sylvia Geyer Beaudoin, PhD Mindful Assessments & Psychological Services, LLC

Pequannock, New Jersey
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Posttraumatic Stress, Child Abuse, Physical Abuse, Accident, Sports, Seizures
Dr. Geyer Beaudoin is Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a rare but essential credential. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. She has specific expert witness training, and has trained doctoral psychology interns and law students at Rutgers University in Newark in expert testimony. She has also led seminars for other psychology supervisors as the Director of Psychology Training at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for a period of over 6 years. As Co-Founder and Co-Director of her private practice in Neuropsychology, she holds contracts for assessment with the Office of the Public Defender and the Department of Defense, as well as with local school districts. She has assessed diverse adult and child clients with head injuries, epilepsy, trauma, and a wide variety of neurological disorders, and has been hired by high profile law firms representing clients harmed and disabled through neglect and injury.

Anthony J. Marino, MD Central Jersey Newborn Care

Princeton, New Jersey
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Neonatology, Expert Witness, Neonatology, Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine, Newborn Resuscitation, Neonatal and Perinatal Injuries, Jaundice, Birth Trauma, Prematurity, Sepsis, Birth Asphyxia, Brain Injury, NICU
Dr. Marino is a double board certified physician. He is a Board certified Neonatologist as well as maintaining a Board Certification in Pediatrics. He is in an active fulltime clinical neonatology practice with over 25 years as an attending physician. His interpersonal skills make him relatable to the medical students and residents he teaches at the bedside and in the classroom. He is also the Medical Director of the Maternal-Child Health division and serves as a consultant to the CEO of his Healthcare system. Dr. Marino has also been published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Marino provides expert witness review and testimony in matters of Neonatal­ Perinatal Medicine for both plaintiff and defense.

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

New Mexico
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

New York, New York
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

Ziv E Cohen, MD, FAPA Principium Psychiatry, PLLC

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, substance use, bipolar disorder, PTSD, dementia, brain injury, personality disorder, competency, standard of care, personal injury
Dr. Cohen is a board certified forensic psychiatrist with experience in civil and criminal medical legal work. Dr. Cohen trained in medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed psychiatry residency at Cornell Medical Center. He completed fellowships in forensic psychiatry at Columbia University. He has served as a military psychiatrist and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of PTSD. He teaches psychiatry to medical students, residents, and forensic fellows at Cornell Medical Center, Columbia Medical Center, and Bellevue Hospital, in New York City. Dr. Cohen has written on suicide, violence risk assessment, firearms and mental health, PTSD in the legal system, and has presented on competency to stand trial, cultural psychiatry, and military psychiatry. Dr. Cohen has been qualified as an expert in New York Family Court, New York Supreme Court, Federal Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in North Carolina's Western District. Dr. Coh...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

New York
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM

Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Critical care, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO, Hemorrhage, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, COVID, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Brain injury, Stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), Central line, Procedure complication
Board certified adult critical care and emergency medicine physician Active clinical practice ICU Medical Director, Co-Director of Adult Critical Care Medical Director of ECMO Services Professor and Faculty in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Extensive experience in hospital clinical leadership, quality improvement and clinical optimization Numerous teaching awards as Instructor and Speaker Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) Healthcare system leadership in sepsis earning the 2015 Sepsis Heroes Award Authorship in UpToDate and leading emergency medicine and critical care journals and textbooks Special areas of expertise include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus (PE), cardiac arrest, cardiovascular emergencies, ECMO, respiratory failure, and emergency airway management and intubation, procedures Experience as an expert medical reviewer in more than 75 cases since 2009

Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, mass tort, PsyPact
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the executive board, as events coordinator, and associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood's primary practice location is in Cleburne, Texas, near Fort Worth, but she is willing to travel to evaluate individuals who cannot travel. Although licensed in Texas, ...

Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Life Care Planning

Available Nationally, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Life Care Planning (large cases), Medical Cost Projection (smaller cases), Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Mass Tort, Auto Accident Injury Assessment, Pain, Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait Dysfunction, Falls, Nursing Home Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Certified PM&R physician life care planner available for both life care plans (large cases) and medical cost projections (cost-effective for smaller cases). 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Available to both plaintiff/defense for life care plan and cost projection reports, rebuttal reports, and life expectancy opinions. Straightforward, flat-rate pricing on all services. Available in Pittsburgh and nationally. See details at www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or www.rehabanalytics.com

Angeles M Cheung, Ph.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Independent Practice

Texas
Neuropsychology, Independent Medical Examinations - Brain Disorders, Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Dementia, Memory Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, TBI, Concussion, Comprehensive Evaluations, neuropsychological IME, INE
I am a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who provides clinical and forensic services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I work with adults age 18+ with known or suspected brain disorders associated with a variety of conditions that include general medical conditions, neurological/ neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. dementias/memory disorders, stroke, epilepsy), developmental disorders, and acquired brain injury. My private practice is devoted to providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including Independent Medical Evaluations ("IME" or "INE"), Workers' Compensation and disability evaluations. Other services include testing to support accommodated testing and academic accommodations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and rehabilitation. Aside from my private practice, I enjoy teaching predoctoral students in rehabilitation neuropsychology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where I maintain an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in Rehabilita...

KAMNA JAISWAL, MD

SOUTHLAKE, Texas
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - PEDS, PED CRITICAL CARE, STROKE, CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES, ECMO, BRAIN INJURY, TRAUMA, PICC LINES, RESPIRATORY FAILURE, CARDIAC ARREST, CODE, SEPSIS, ANTIBIOTICS, MENINGITIS, ORTHO, SCOLIOSIS, POST OP CARE, APPENDICITIS, INTUBATION,CHEST TUBE, ARTERIAL LINES, ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, SEDATION
My name is Kamna Jaiswal. I am a pediatric critical care physician with over 11 years of experience. I have vast clinical experience with all types of critical and general pediatric conditions. I am currently in clinical practice at Tulsa, OK where we take care of the sickest patients with all forms of critical illness including respiratory failure, difficult airways, cardiac arrest, sepsis, septic shock, multi-organ system failure, congenital heart disease, trauma, renal failure, post operative care of the surgical, neurosurgical and orthopedic patients, pediatric stroke, oncology and hematology patients. I also have vast experience with ECMO in pediatrics. My particular area of interest is neuro critical care. I developed the pediatric stroke protocol at our institution and I am also the director of pediatric stroke program there. I hold unrestricted license in states of Texas and Oklahoma and in active practice in both states. Ours is a teaching program and I am actively...

Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Cleburne, Texas
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, mass tort, PsyPact
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the executive board, as events coordinator, and associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood's primary practice location is in Cleburne, Texas, near Fort Worth, but she is willing to travel to evaluate individuals who cannot travel. Although licensed in Texas, ...

Jackson B Salvant, MD, FAANS, FACS Southeastern Neurosurgical Consulting LLC

Newport News, Virginia
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Craniotomy, Spinal Fusion, Head Injury, Spinal Injury, Brain Injury, Spinal Surgery, Pituitary , Brain Tumor, Brain Aneurysm, Deep Brain Stimulation, neuro critical care, brain surgery, radiosurgery, AVM, Parkinson's, Gamma Knife, neck injury, back injury, spinal fracture, subdural, seizure
I am Board Certified and in continuing practice of General Neurosurgery for 27 years. I am a member in good standing of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, International Gamma Knife Society, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American College of Surgeons and Southern Neurosurgical Society. I have lengthy experience in head and spinal injury treatment, spinal surgery, brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, gamma knife treatment, deep brain stimulation and neurosurgical critical care. I can provide review of medical records and expert testimony as required. I do not currently care for pediatric patients or perform endovascular procedures for stroke or vascular conditions. I have provided review for defense and plaintiff counsel.

Jeffrey W Kaphengst, BS Kaphengst Consulting LLC

Dousman, Wisconsin
Long Term Care, Developmental Disabilities - Assisted Living, HCBS, Group Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Adult Family Homes, Adult Day Services, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, Mental Illness, Physical Disabilities, Assisted Living Standard of Care, Residential Care for Adults & Children w/ Disabilities.
Experienced Human Services Director with over twenty-five years of experience in developing and operating quality assisted living and community-based services for adults and children with intellectual/developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, brain injuries, mental illness, and advanced age. Programs include Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRF), Adult Family Homes (AFH), Supported Independent Living (SIL), Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC), Adult Day Services, and Residential Care Centers for Children (RCC). Personally involved in the assessment, planning, and transition of individuals with disabilities into community living settings. 15 years experience as a trained Client Rights Specialist for a multi-state human services organization, conducting and supervising thorough investigations of client abuse, neglect, misappropriation, injuries of unknown origin, and caregiver misconduct. Collaborated with regulatory authorities, protective services agencies, a...