Buprenorphine Expert Witnesses

Buprenorphine 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 buprenorphine. The buprenorphine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Preventive Medicine.

RICK CHAVEZ, MD PAIN and ADDICTION INTEGRATED NETWORK, INC

Torrance, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Buprenorphine, Opioid dependence, Addiction, Overdose, Pain, Withdrawal, Medical Board, DEA, Malpractice, Pain Management, Interventional, Chemical Dependency, Rehabilitation center misdiagnosis, errors in addiction treatment, complications of interventional pain procedures, improper interventions
Until 4/1/2022 I was the Chief Medical Officer at Urgent Point Health & Wellness, P.C. in Los Angeles, where I supervised physicians and Nurse Practitioners who were evaluating and instituted treatment of Addiction to Opioids, Alcohol, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, club drugs, Cocaine, Nicortine, Vaping, and medical issues like chronic pain, and chronic disease management. Certified in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Family Medicine, Consultant to the DEA, the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the Los Angeles County District Attorney, as well as for private attorneys providing expertise to both plaintiffs and defendants. Expertise in writing formal clinical analysis / reports regarding patient medical care and utilization, experience testifying at depositions and in the courtroom at trials. Cases involving drug overdoses, general medical care, and inappropriate physician prescribing of opioid medications. I have provided testimony on behalf of plaintiffs and testimony in ...

Ken Starr, MD FASAM ABAM Ken Starr MD Wellness Group

Arroyo Grande, California
Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Addiction Medicine, Medication Assisted Treatment, Buprenorphine, Medical Detox, Opiate and Alcohol Detoxification, Emergency Medicine, Drug Withdrawal Management, Medical Direction Substance Abuse Recovery, Overdose
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine. An experienced expert on MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) with buprenorphine, suboxone, naltrexone, and Vivitrol. Personable, friendly and extremely capable at explaining complex topics in easy to understand ways. Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at California Northstate University. Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer in Addiction Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

D. Tyler Coyle, MD, MS Deedot Consulting LLC

Denver, Colorado
Addiction Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Opioid Use Disorder, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Addiction Medicine, Medical Education, Post-Marketing Safety Studies, Ivy League
Double board-certified in both Addiction Medicine and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine; tenure track at CU School of Medicine with joint appointment in the Colorado School of Public Health. Master’s degree in Epidemiology. After residency I worked as a medical pharmacoepidemiologist at the FDA for 3 years, specializing in the epidemiology of non-medical drug use — particularly opioids. My interests in drug safety and controlled substances led me to working in addiction medicine. I have served as the Assistant Medical Director for the opioid treatment program (I.e. methadone clinic) housed within the CU School of Medicine since 2020. I am the PI for a SAMHSA grant to provide addiction education to students in the MD, NP, and PA degree programs at CU. I am also the Program Director for the CU Preventive Medicine Residency where I serve on the GME Education Subcommittee. Expertise in communication to both medical and non-medical audiences; writing; interpersonal skills; ...

Michael B. Jacobs, MD, MPH

Potomac, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulator, SCS, DRG, PNS, Pain Pump, Epidural, Radiofrequency, PRP, Stem Cells, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Nerve Injury, Post-Operative Pain, Work Injury, Opioids, Buprenorphine, Medical Marijuana, Causation, Impairment
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine. He served over 20 years as a Navy physician, including roles as director of Pain Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and specialty consultant to the Navy Surgeon General and White House. He now practices as an Interventional Pain Medicine physician for and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs serves on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jacobs has an active clinical practice, including the management of complex chronic pain conditions, such as failed back surgery syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-surgical pain (e.g hernia, joint replacement, nerve injury), and chronic joint, neck, and back pain. He perfo...

Justin Wasserman, MD The Pain Treatment Center of Greater Washington

Bethesda, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Addiction, narcotic, opioid, abuse, pain, back, spine, musculoskeletal, low back, neck, radiculopathy, headache, oxycodone, suboxone, pain management, RSD, buprenorphine, opioid addiction, fibromyalgia, headache, migraine,
I'm a physician in the Washington, DC area specializing in Pain Management and addiction medicine, with a parent specialty in Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation. I'm board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation and Pain Medicine, and have over 22 years of experience in both specialties. I am known in the entire Washington, DC area as the "go to guy" for intractable chronic pain cases. In fact, most of my referrals come from other pain management doctors who send me their most challenging and complex patients. I have been listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine 7 times, including the most recent 2018 edition. Besides being an expert in the medical management of pain, I am also an expert in the treatment of opioid addiction. I'm certified by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in the management of opioid addiction using buprenorphine. I have provided independent medical evaluations for many agencies over the years, and I have a long history of prov...

Nicholas Rademacher, MD Rademacher Consulting

ADA, Michigan
Emergency Medicine - HIV, opioid use disorder, biomarkers, health informatics, sepsis, shock, hyponatremia, wound repair, trauma, troponin, d-dimer, buprenorphine
Dr. Rademacher is a board-certified emergency physician with eight years of post-graduate clinical experience. After medical school at the University of Michigan Dr. Rademacher completed four years of emergency medicine training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a focus on administration. After residency he became faculty at The University of Michigan with a position at Hurley Medical Center, the level I trauma center in Flint, MI. While working in Flint Dr. Rademacher won numerous teaching awards, held educational administrative positions, and implemented clinical pathways for ED based universal HIV screening, narcan distribution, and medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Dr. Rademacher moved to Grand Rapids in the summer of 2020 and continues to practice emergency medicine at Mercy St. Mary’s Hospital. Additionally, he provides technical support to medical providers seeking to utilize buprenorphine for the treatment of those with opioid use disorder. Dr. Rade...