Buprenorphine Expert Witness

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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, Addiction Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Legal Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

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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
Currently, Chief Medical Officer at Urgent Point Health & Wellness, P.C. in Los Angeles. 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 defense of physicians accused by their patients or state medical boards. Expertise in Utilization Review, I am able to determine appropriateness of care by Pain, Addiction, and primary care providers. Expertise in clinical guidelines and pain management procedures. I have 37 year...

Ken Starr, MD 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.

Dennis A. Wichern, Retired DEA Agent Prescription Drug Consulting LLC

Carmel , Indiana
Legal Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine - DEA, MAT, DEA Compliance, DEA pharmacy audits, opioid prescribing, controlled substances regulations, medication assisted treatment, addiction, opioid risk management and mitigation, investigations, opioid training, opioids, buprenorphine and Suboxone
Dennis Wichern is a retired DEA Agent who now focuses his efforts on opioid risk mitigation and compliance initiatives to protect healthcare organizations and providers nationwide. His experience includes 30 years of public service as a DEA Special Agent retiring in 2018 as the Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago Field Division where he directed all criminal enforcement and diversion control operations in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota with a team of approximately 550 employees. Dennis is a recognized expert on the dangers of heroin and the prescription drug epidemic and routinely speaks to healthcare organizations and providers to identify methods to better safeguard their practices and reduce the professional and operational risks emanating from these threats. Dennis was the first to develop CME and CLE programs addressing MAT and pain prescribing safeguards, federal regulatory and DEA compliance, credentialing and drug destruction. ...

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. Since 2019, he has been an Interventional Pain Medicine physician for MedStar Health 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 ...

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, telemedicine, health informatics, sepsis, shock, hyponatremia, wound repair, trauma, troponin, d-dimer, buprenorphine
Dr. Rademacher is a board-certified emergency physician with seven 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 and teaches...

Dustin Patil, MD Mountain Area Health Education Center

Asheville, North Carolina
Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Addiction, Substance Use Disorder, Substance Abuse, Substance Dependence, Drug Abuse, Opioids, Alcohol, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Marijuana, Cannabis, Benzodiazepines, Drug Testing, Psychiatry, Pain, Overdose, Suboxone, Buprenorphine, Methadone, Naltrexone, Detoxification
Dr. Patil graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed his general psychiatry residency training at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine, where he also completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry. He worked as the Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center from 2018-2021 and ran the inpatient addiction psychiatry consultation service and saw patients with addiction and pain issues in the outpatient psychiatry and primary care clinics. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and taught a number of courses at the medical school. Dr. Patil is an approved instructor for the PCSS MAT X-waiver training course; he has trained over 100 providers on the use of medications for opioid use disorder (including buprenorphine/Suboxone, methadone, and naltrexone). He has published on topics pertai...