Disability Expert Witnesses

Disability 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 disability. The disability expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Actuarial, Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Construction, Dermatology, Diabetes, Disability Evaluation, Education & Schools, Environmental, Family Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Forensic Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychology.

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DABPM&R, DAAPM

General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Injury, illness, impairment, disability, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, causation, prognosis, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, head injuries, chronic pain, myofascial pain syndrome
Dr. Livingstone is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) in lake Havasu City, Arizona. He practices general and forensic physiatry and electrodiagnosis (EMG?NCV testing). He is board certified by the American Board of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, having developed an interest in this field because of is personal experience after a motor vehicle collision resulted in spine and spinal cord injuries and L-2 level paraplegia at the age of eighteen. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Association of Pain Management, a fellow of the American Academy of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating physicians, and a fellow of the American College of forensic Examiners. Clinical interests include spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV: diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries / disease), independent medical examinations, myof...

Vahe Akopian, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Glendale, California
Neurology, Neurological Surgery - Standard of Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, High Risk Neuro Surgery, Functional Integrity, Electrophysiological Methods, Electroencephalography, Electromyography, Intraoperative Care, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Surgical Complications, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Pain, Disability
Dr. Vahe Akopian, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and the founder and CFO of Axon Neurology, a multi-neurologist clinic based in Glendale, CA. He has a robust private practice, managing approximately 150 patients weekly. Dr. Akopian completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, majoring in Physiological Sciences and minoring in Armenian Studies. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Medical Center, and a Neurology residency at Keck USC, where he also completed a fellowship in Intra-Operative Neuromonitoring (IONM). Throughout his career, Dr. Akopian has been recognized for his contributions to neurology, receiving the Young Investigator Award for his research in IONM. His clinical expertise includes treating conditions such as headaches, numbness, back pain, memory loss, Parkinson's disease, seizures, and sleep disorders. Dr. Akopian is fluent in Spanish and Armenian, and is dedicated to re-establish...

Manijeh Berenji

Board-certified Occupational Medicine Physician

Oxnard, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - independent medical examination, workers compensation, disability, fitness for duty, chemicals, environmental exposures, risk assessment
Over 11 years of experience in Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as Toxicology. Associate professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UC Irvine School of Medicine and Program in Public Health. Certified medico-legal evaluator through the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators.

Kenneth Botwin, MD CPLCP CLCP

Exalt Life Care Plans

California
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Life Care Planning , Medical Cost Projection, Utilization Review, IME, Personal Injury, Auto Accident , Trucking Accident , Pain Management, PMR , Disability , Workers Compensation , Trauma , TBI , Premise Liability , Plaintiff , Defense, Medical Summary , Demands , Medical Expert, Brain Injury
With a successful 30-year career as a partner at one of the most preferred spine and pain practices in Florida, Dr. Kenneth Botwin has expanded his expertise in medical expert testimony. Dr. Botwin is board-certified in Pain Management & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Medical Specialties in Pain Management. He is a Certified Life Care Planner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner providing the most elite standard of Future Medical Care and Costing. Dr. Botwin is a published author with over 30 publications relating to his field. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Pain Physician Journal. Dr. Botwin’s experience and exponential knowledge in permanent injury, regenerative medicine, worker’s compensation, and minimally invasive procedures make him the most appropriate expert in personal injury, workers compensation, and premise liability cases. Dr. Botwin provides expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense following the ...

Kimberly Brooks, PsyD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Irvine, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - IME, Correctional Treatment, Standard of Care, Institutional Care, Competency, SVP Risk Assessment, Recidivism Assessment, Fitness for Duty, Disability, Traumatic Brain Injury, Impairment Rating, Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention, Cognitive Testing, Adult and Juvenile Evaluations
Dr. Brooks is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist who specializes in developmental psychology, psychological assessment, and therapy in both forensic and non-forensic environments. Dr. Brooks holds a Doctorate degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and an MS degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has conducted research in the area of assessing risk for violence in individuals. Dr. Brooks has extensive experience in forensic psychology and assessment, crisis intervention, and substance use treatment.

Alonie Butler, PsyD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Bakersfield, California
Psychology, Psychoanalysis - Traumatic Injury, Correctional Mental Health, Risk Assessment, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Standard of Care, Institutional Inpatient Care, Disability, Adjustment Disorder, Military Mental Health, IME, Emotional Distress, Fitness for Duty, Competency
Dr. Butler is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree and master’s degree in clinical psychology at Argosy University in Alameda, California. In addition, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and minored in health science at California State University: Hayward, California. Dr. Butler’s administrative and leadership career has included the role of Director of Behavioral Health and Senior Psychologist Specialist which consisted of monitoring and enforcing compliance with government regulations, developing trainings, conducting audits and effectively communicating with stake holders. She has over seven years of experience working with individuals and groups in forensic –based settings, inpatient- based settings, and outpatient community based setting. She has treated adult individuals with co-occurring disorders and those who are dealing with life stressors (e.g., career change, job loss, divorce, trauma, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse). Fu...

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Calabasas, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education, Malingering
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults in Southern California. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. The findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (...

Benjamin Cullen, DPM

San Diego, California
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy. Foot Pain, Foot Surgery, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Ankle Pain, Ankle Surgery, Tendon Tears, Arthritis, Bunions, Reconstructive surgery, trauma, sports medicine, arthritis, hammertoes
Dr. Cullen is a Foot and Ankle Specialist in private practice in San Diego, CA. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. After completing his medical training at CSPM in 2010, Dr. Cullen was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Hayward where he served as Chief Resident. He received comprehensive medical and surgical training by leaders in the field covering all variety of pathology in the foot and ankle. Thereafter, Dr. Cullen went into private practice in San Diego, and served as the Chief of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital for 4 years. He has been the Program Director of the Scripps Mercy Podiatric Surgery Residency since 2020. Dr. Cullen is a Past President of the San Diego Podiatric Medical Society. He is a national lecturer with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Los Angeles, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

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.

Vince Fortanasce, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Arcadia, California
Neurology - Traumatic Brain Injury, Disability, Memory Loss, Chronic Pain, Nerve Injury, Chronic Headaches, Seizures, Ataxia, Stroke, Encephalitis, Sleep Disorders, Movement Disorders, Muscle Weakness, Tremors, Loss of Consciousness, Prognosis, Standard of Care, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Concussion
Dr. Vincent M. Fortanasce is certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Clinical and Associate Professor of Neurology at USC. He trained at The Institute of Living, an affiliate hospital of Yale University; Nassau Hospital, an affiliate hospital of Cornell University; and at the USC Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized bio-ethicist, author and radio host. LA Magazine selected him as “The Physician for Physicians” and he has been ranked as one of the best physicians in America. Dr. Fortanasce has treated high-profile individuals such as Pope John Paul II and MLB Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda, as well as many other MLB, NFL, and PGA athletes. His outstanding contributions to the medical field and the community have been recognized by President Bill Clinton, Governor Pete Wilson, Representative Drier, and Senators Feinstein, Boxer, and Margett. He is a former board member of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and Law and Medical Combined Board of Ethics...

Sasha Getty, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry - Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Risk Assessment, Service Connected Disability, Correctional Care, Recidivism Risk Assessment, Medication side effects
Dr. Getty is a general adult psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He graduated from University of California Irvine School of Medicine and completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles-Greater Los Angeles VA psychiatry residency program, where he had the role of inpatient psychiatry chief resident during his last year. He has experience in various forensic settings including performing Compensation and Pension evaluations for veteran claimants at the Los Angeles VA as well as providing psychiatric care to patients at the Los Angeles county Twin Towers Correctional Facility during his training years. He currently treats adult patients at the state of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, in addition to working with the Los Angeles county Office of Diversion and Re-entry to provide psychiatric treatment to adult patients with serious mental illness deemed incompetent to stand trial. He...

Huma Haider, MD

National Brain Injury Institute

California
Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Head Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Independent Medical Examination, IME, CIME, Concussion, PTSD, Neurological diseases, Subject Matter Expert, Disability, Injury, Prognosis, LCP, Life Care Plan.
Huma Haider, MD Medical Director, National Brain Injury Institute Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) through American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) Board Certified Neurocritical Care through United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Board Certified in Headache Medicine through United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Board Certified in Headache Medicine through American Board of Headache Medicine (ABHM) Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) Board Certified in Internal Medicine through American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board Certified in Anesthesiology through American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine, Public Health - Chemical Exposures, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Personal Injury, Disability, Chronic Pain, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Public Health and Coronavirus COVID-19
Harvard Instructor of Physicians, Harvard-trained (Residency & MPH), double board-certified, full-time practicing physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care workers. His involvement in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response includes instructing medical, health, and safety professionals, creating policies and procedures, directing preventive medicine and public health, mitigating transmiss...

Christopher J Heckman, M.D., M.S.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Norwalk, California
Psychiatry - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, PTSD, Sexual Offender Risk Assessment, Testamentary Capacity, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Mental Impairment, Disability, Adjustment Disorder, Depression, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, Anxiety, Inpatient Care, Institutional Care, Suicide Risk
Dr. Christopher Heckman is currently a member of the Clinical Operations Advisory Council (COAC) for the California Department of State Hospitals. The Clinical Operations Division facilitates the development, evaluation, and maintenance of clinical standards for California’s Department of State Hospitals (DSH). At the heart of the DSH Clinical Operations Division is the Clinical Operations Advisory Council (COAC), an interdisciplinary team of clinicians from the state hospitals who are devoted to the quality of clinical care and therapeutic services that the DSH provides. Dr. Heckman represents the Department of Psychiatry on the COAC. COAC works closely with clinical leaders to identify best practices within DSH facilities, as well as facilities outside of California and in the current academic literature. While conducting onsite reviews of clinical services, COAC gathers data to design data collection methodologies. These methodologies are used to better understand our patients, i...

Meghan Jain, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Monica, California
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Traumatic Injury, Abuse, Standard of Care, Residential Treatment, Addiction, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Disability, Suicide Risk Evaluation, Self Harm, Capacity, Impulse Control, Executive Functioning, Panic Disorder, Intellectual Disability
Dr. Jain’s interest in psychiatry began as an undergraduate at USC where she majored in Neuroscience and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then went onto Medical School at SUNY Downstate followed by a psychiatry residency at UCLA San Fernando Valley. She then went on to become Chief Resident while completing her fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA. She is currently double board certified in Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has further gone on to become a certified Buprenorphine prescriber, a PEERS certified provider (to provide social skills training to patients on the Autism Spectrum) and a certified psychedelic assisted therapist. Dr. Jain currently works at Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders in Los Angeles; sees patients in Imperial County via telemedicine; and has co-founded Ocean Bay Psychiatry in Santa Monica and treats children, adolescents, and adults. Her practice includes, but is not limited to; the treatment of Adjustment Disorder, A...

Arthur B Kagan, FSA, EA

A | K Actuarial & Pension Services

Woodland Hills, California
Actuarial, Statistics - Actuary, Pension Plans, retirement plans, 401k plans, ERISA, IRS compliance, audits, pension consulting, life expectancy calculations, marital dissolution, employee benefits, personal injury, wrongful death, disability, loss of income, life estate values, insurance, annuities, executive plans
In the past 4 years I have completed about 50 expert witness cases, including personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, economic damages, family law, life estates, ERISA. public pension plan participant values, insurance, annuities, disability, deferred compensation plans, and general litigation. My experience is that by providing attorneys with an expert witness report by a certified actuary, they can win larger claims for their client. I am listed on many of the expert witness directories, as well as on Google. My CV is attached. Professional affiliations include F.S.A, Fellow Society of Actuaries (highest education for an actuary), E. A. Enrolled Actuary, M. A. A. A Member American Academy of Actuaries, ASPPA American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, NIPA National Institute of Pension Administrators, and past affiliation as F. C. A. Fellow of Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Prior Board Member for Conference of Consulting Actuaries and N...

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.

Shafi Lodhi, MD

Bay Area Neuropsychiatry

San Francisco, California
Neuropsychiatry, Psychiatry - neuropsychiatry, psychiatric malpractice, personal injury, disability, PTSD, traumatic brain injury (TBI), testamentary capacity
Dr. Lodhi is Board-Certified in General and Adult Psychiatry with an additional year of subspecialty training in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, and testamentary capacity. He has extensive expertise in complex psychopharmacology as well as deprescribing. He has specific clinical expertise in the evaluation and treatment of functional neurological disorders (FND/conversion disorders) as well as Adult ADHD. In addition to his clinical and forensic work, Dr. Lodhi works with Physicians for Human Rights to assess kidnapping victims, human trafficking, undue influence, abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death.

Franklin W. Lusby, Jr., M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

La Jolla, California
Ophthalmology, Laser Surgery - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Disability, Product Liability, Vision Impariment, Surgical Complications, Vision Loss, Chemical Burns, Retinal Injury, Infections, Abrasions, Lacerations, Retinal Detachment, Hyphema, Blindness, UV Light Injury, Foreign Body Injury, Management of Systemic Illness
Dr. Franklin W. Lusby, Jr. is a distinguished ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon with a robust career spanning over four decades. Born and raised in Maryland, he completed his undergraduate education at Columbia Union College with a B.A. in Chemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1974. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1978. Following an internship at Malden Hospital affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Lusby pursued pre-residency studies in Basic and Clinical Sciences for Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, in 1983, and further specialized with a fellowship in extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation at Glendale Eye Medical Group. Dr. Lusby is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and holds medical licenses in California...

Catherine Marreiro, PhD, ABPP

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burlingame, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - IME, Disability, Trauma, Standard of Care, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Injury, MVA, Impairment, Intellectual Functioning, TBI, Capacity, PTSD, Cognitive Function, Personality Changes, Memory deficits, Language Difficulties, Sensory Input, Quality of Life
Dr. Marreiro (PSY26835) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with over 13 years of experience in the assessment of neurological and psychological conditions affecting adolescents and adults. She is the Director of Neuropsychology at the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center (RDBHC) at California Pacific Medical Center, and the founder and President of Bay Area Cognitive Health. Her clinical expertise extends across a wide range of lifespan conditions, including but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, movement disorders, stroke, cancer, traumatic brain injury/concussion, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, sleep disorders, ADHD/Learning disorders, and mood problems. Dr. Marreiro remains actively involved in research through her role as Sub-Investigator for clinical drug trials targeting Alzheimer’s disease within the RDBHC as well as serving as a clinical rater for clinical trials through Elligo Health Research. Through her role as Senior Educational Consu...

Ritvik P. Mehta, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Diego, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Surgical Complications, Facial Trauma, Allergic Reactions, Vocal Cord Injury, Tinnitus, Sinus Injury, Nasal Injury, Vertigo, Disability, Breathing Difficulty, Dog Bite Injury, Chronic Pain, Hearing Loss, CSF Leak, Infection
Dr. Ritvik P. Mehta is a highly accomplished otolaryngologist specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, neurotology, and skull base surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Facial Nerve Disorders at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He further specialized in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery during his fellowship at UC San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Mehta is the Founder and Medical Director of California Head & Neck Specialists and the California Facial Nerve Center. His clinical expertise includes the treatment of facial paralysis, where he has developed innovative approaches to improve patient outcomes. He has been actively involved in medical missions, providing specialized surgical care for microtia ...

Daniel Neudorf, DO

California Rehab Physicians

Sacramento, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Spinal Cord, Stroke, Trauma, Orthopedic, Musculoskeletal, Polytrauma, IME, Life Care Plan, QME, Causation, Disability, Nerve, Spine, Injury, Catastrophic, Nervous System, Rehabilitation, Expert, Brain
Dr. Neudorf is Dual Boarded in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine, with 10+ years experience managing traumatic brain injury, stroke, nontraumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal injury, non-surgical orthopedics, non-surgical spine, and complex polytrauma. Additionally he is a QME for State of CA and a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He provides thorough, defensible IME reports and life care plans, and is poised and articulate in high-impact situations. -Board Certified in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine -Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FAAPMR) -Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) -Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of CA (QME) -Sacramento Top Doctor 2022

Jordan L. Newmark, MD, QME

E&S Newmark Consulting | Stanford University School of Medicine

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, workers' compensation, disability, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education, qualified medical evaluation, QME, independent medical evaluation, IME
Dr. Newmark is an ABA, double board certified, Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine Physician. He is President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. He remains as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University. He has authored multiple journal articles, book chapters, and maintains an active simulation based pain and research program at Stanford University. Dr. Newmark has over 10 years of expert witness and medicolegal experience. Dr. Newmark won numerous awards from the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Stanford University and Alameda Health System. Dr. Newmark is the former Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System, as well as the former Medical Director for Pain Management and Functional Restoration at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark'...

Carlos Rodriguez, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Prevention
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our overall health. He pursued his interest in physical health by earning his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Rodriguez furthered his study of this integration during a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He later went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Harbor UCLA, serving as the Chief Fellow while he was there. After completing his training, Dr. Rodriguez worked in a variety of diverse settings. For over five years, he worked in an outpatient community mental health clinic. He treated children, adolescents, and adults with severe mental illnesses in an inner city community. This furthered his cultural appreciation and allowed for a greater unders...

Richard K Skala, DC

Paradise, California
Chiropractic, Disability Evaluation - manipulation and stroke, Cervical adjustment stroke, disc injury and chiropractic adjustment, stroke, death, permanent disability and chiropractic manipulation, neck, vertebrobasilar stroke, disability
Education: Chiropractic School: Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport, IA Doctor of Chiropractic Degree 1972 - 1976 Postgraduate: Diplomate National Board of Chiropractic Examiners 1976 California Chiropractic Association Certified Disability Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1990 California Chiropractic Association Qualified Medical Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1992 Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Spinal Biomechanics Course & Fellow Exam 300 Hours 1988 University of Florida School of Medicine Spinal Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation Certification Gainesville, FL 200 hours & Certification Exam 1989 AMA Spinal Impairment Rater Medical Legal Consultants Association Clearwater, FL Certification 1994 AMA Impairment Rater 5th Edition Academy of Forensic Chiropractic Consultants Redondo Beach, CA 2004 Manipulation Under Anesthesia California Academy of MUA Certified MUA 2002 Neuro Electrodiagnostic Certification Program Palmer College of Chiropractic 150 H...

Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Gardena, California
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Podiatry - IME, Fitness for Duty, Trauma, Accident, Personal Injury, Chronic Pain, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Disability, Peer Review, Lower Extremity, Arthroscopy
Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS, QME is a board certified second-generation adult and pediatric foot & ankle specialist born and raised in Orange County, CA. He spent many years shadowing his father in his private practice in Southern California. Early in his career, he developed his leadership skills serving as class president for his entire 4 years at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Spencer was then accepted to a top residency program at Kaiser Permanente Northbay Consortium in northern California where he received extensive medical and surgical training for infants, children, and adults. After completing his residency, Dr. Spencer joined White Memorial Medical Group, Inc. (a multi-specialty group), where he took call for the emergency department for all foot and ankle problems, including trauma. During his time at White Memorial he served as the assistant residency director and clerkship director of the Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency program as ...

Edward L. Spencer, M.D.

Beverly Hills, California
Psychiatry - Disability, IME, Personality Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Work injury, causation, medical board, standard of care
I am a UCLA-trained general adult psychiatrist with experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treating all types of psychiatric illnesses. I have a special clinical interest and additional training in personality disorders. I am familiar with the detailed assessment of these conditions and their interplay with other psychiatric disorders, as well as contemporary psychotherapeutic treatment approaches for these conditions. I have extensive experience conducting independent medical evaluations of injured workers in California. I am available to conduct file reviews and have experience in utilization review in the Worker's Compensation and commercial insurance environments. I have also served as an expert evaluator for the Medical Board of California, assessing impaired physicians, provided written opinions on standard of care matters, and served as a practice monitor for physicians on probationary status. I am currently licensed in California and Texas.

Cris C. Vaughan, Esq., CASp, ADAC, PA

ADA Consultant Services

Auburn, California
Disability Evaluation, Construction - Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA Compliance, Certified Access Specialist, CASp, ADA Coordinator, Compliance Evaluations, Lawyer, Attorney, Law, Legal Services, Accessibility, Disability, Violation, Lawsuit, Litigation, Expert, Expert Witness, Deposition, ADA, Compliant, Consultant
Mr. Vaughan was admitted to practice law in California in December 1981 and in Nevada in 1985. He is admitted to practice before a number of different United States District Courts in several states. He has represented hundreds of litigation clients in the United States District Court in all four federal court districts in California. Defending Americans with Disabilities Act access litigation and consultation for a variety of California businesses on accessibility issues has been his primary area of practice for more than 15 years. Mr. Vaughan also owns and operates ADA Consultant Services which performs accessibility evaluations of both private and public facilities. He is a California Certified Access Specialist. He has been designated as a subject matter expert in disabled accessibly by the State of California. Over the course of his career, Mr. Vaughan has represented numerous public entity and private clients. His public entity experience includes representation of school di...

Kenneth Botwin, MD CPLCP CLCP

Exalt Life Care Plans

Connecticut
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Life Care Planning , Medical Cost Projection, Utilization Review, IME, Personal Injury, Auto Accident , Trucking Accident , Pain Management, PMR , Disability , Workers Compensation , Trauma , TBI , Premise Liability , Plaintiff , Defense, Medical Summary , Demands , Medical Expert, Brain Injury
With a successful 30-year career as a partner at one of the most preferred spine and pain practices in Florida, Dr. Kenneth Botwin has expanded his expertise in medical expert testimony. Dr. Botwin is board-certified in Pain Management & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Medical Specialties in Pain Management. He is a Certified Life Care Planner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner providing the most elite standard of Future Medical Care and Costing. Dr. Botwin is a published author with over 30 publications relating to his field. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Pain Physician Journal. Dr. Botwin’s experience and exponential knowledge in permanent injury, regenerative medicine, worker’s compensation, and minimally invasive procedures make him the most appropriate expert in personal injury, workers compensation, and premise liability cases. Dr. Botwin provides expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense following the ...

Kenneth Botwin, MD CPLCP CLCP

Exalt Life Care Plans

Port Richey, Florida
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Life Care Planning , Medical Cost Projection, Utilization Review, IME, Personal Injury, Auto Accident , Trucking Accident , Pain Management, PMR , Disability , Workers Compensation , Trauma , TBI , Premise Liability , Plaintiff , Defense, Medical Summary , Demands , Medical Expert, Brain Injury
With a successful 30-year career as a partner at one of the most preferred spine and pain practices in Florida, Dr. Kenneth Botwin has expanded his expertise in medical expert testimony. Dr. Botwin is board-certified in Pain Management & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Medical Specialties in Pain Management. He is a Certified Life Care Planner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner providing the most elite standard of Future Medical Care and Costing. Dr. Botwin is a published author with over 30 publications relating to his field. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Pain Physician Journal. Dr. Botwin’s experience and exponential knowledge in permanent injury, regenerative medicine, worker’s compensation, and minimally invasive procedures make him the most appropriate expert in personal injury, workers compensation, and premise liability cases. Dr. Botwin provides expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense following the ...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Julianne Frain, PhD, CRC, CLCP, ABVE/D

Rehab Pro Assessment and Consultation

Jacksonville, Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Cost Projection, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Assessment, Life Care Planner, Labor Market Survey, Economic Damages, Disability, Career Counselor
Dr. Julianne Frain is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, and Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts. Having testified in both state and federal venues in multiple states, this expert has over 200 appearances in combined deposition and trial testimony. Dr. Frain is typically hired in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, life care planning, or both concentrations combined. She possesses 15 years of experience handling claims within varying forms of injury and family law matters and rendering opinions on vocational assessment, disability, pre-and-post incident earning capacity, re-employment, rehabilitation and life care planning, and usual and customary costs of medical care. She is commonly retained by both plaintiff and defense firms. Her company manages a high volume of claims spread primarily throughout the entire state of Florida as well as the mid-west. Rehab Pro Assessment and Consultation has Florida offices in Jacksonville, ...

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, Malingering, Competency to Stand Trial, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Psychology, 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). He devoted ten years of practice serving US Veterans through the VA community provider system where he evaluated and treated 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 trauma...

Glenn W Knox, MD, JD, FACS, FACHE

ENT, Ear, Dizzy - University of Florida Faculty

University of Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
Otolaryngology, Otology - Balance, Tinnitus, Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Dizziness, Imbalance, Facial Nerve, Head Trauma, Hearing Loss, Ear Injury, airbag, Menieres, mTBI, Whiplash, Malpractice, Geriatric,patent,disability, TBI,Vertigo,ear ringing,ear, pediatric, COVID, IME, MVA, otolaryngology, ENT, expert witness locator
Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating and operating on ear, balance, and hearing conditions. He has medical and surgical expertise in all common otolaryngologic disorders with special interest in hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, surgical complications, and facial paralysis. Dr. Knox is also experienced in determining causation in complex ENT cases. Most recently, Dr. Knox has been working with multiple clients and testified on tinnitus and hearing loss from faulty ear plug noise protection. Dr. Knox has had extensive experience with public speaking, including deposition testimony and scientific presentations. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He has two recent publications regarding coronavirus. He is also President of Nitinetics LLC, providing consulting and expert witness services and ...

Roger Z Samuel, MD

Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, TBI, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, FA
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. He has been trained for FAA/aviator evaluations and is on the FAA list for this. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. He is available to consult with plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil litigation and prosecution and defense attorneys in criminal litigation. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychi...

Michael A. Siefman, PT,DC, DACAN, DABCC, DIBCN, FIBCN, DABDA, DIBE, FIBE

Naples, Florida
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Malpractice, Disability, File Review, Improper Documentation, Auto Accident, Improper Billing, Complaints Against Doctor, Standards of Care, Personal Injury, Expert Witness, Insurance Fraud
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Ryan C Wagoner, MD

University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.

Arnold J. Weil, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics

Coral Gables, Florida
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...

Luis Ycaza, DO LCP-C

Exalt Life Care Plans

Port Richey, Florida
Life Care Planning, Internal Medicine - Life Care Planning, Medical Cost Projection, Utilization Review, IME, Personal Injury, Auto Accident, Trucking Accident, Nursing Home, Medical Malpractice, Pain Management, Disability, Workers Compensation, Premise Liability, TBI, Brain Injury, Trauma, Medical Summary, Demands
Dr. Luis Ycaza has over 25 years of experience specializing in post-acute and rehabilitation with 16 years in the personal injury and premise liability space. Dr. Ycaza provides expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense following the most defensible methodology in future care and costing. Dr. Ycaza has successfully opined on Causation, Permanency, Future Medical Treatment, and Future Medical Costs. Services offered include Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Independent Medical Exams, Utilization Review, Rebuttal Reports, and Medical Summarization. For free consultation and review of any case email us at [email protected] or call us at 727-287-2772. Simple Flat Rate Pricing. Services Nationally. English and Spanish Speaking.

Christopher Connelly, DC, CBIS, CIR

Impairmentdoctor.com

Stone Mountain, Georgia
Chiropractic, Long Term Care - Impairment ratings, causation, necessity of care, apportionment, billing reviews, IMEs, appropriateness of care, motion x-ray, disability, fitness for duty, ligament damage, in Georgia. Verbal or written opinions. Chiropractor, MRI, Depositions or live at trial. Will teach seminars.
Full time clinical practice since 1998. Over this time, I have treated over 25000+ trauma cases, 400,000+ patient visits and 2000+ cases as an expert for second opinions concerning impairment, disability, causation, billing reviews or independent evaluations. I have taught more than 50 seminars relating to causation, coding, mechanism of injury, patient care, MRI reading and injury diagnosis. I have served as chair for the insurance & ethics committee as well as on the board of directors for the Georgia Chiropractic Association (2014-2017).  Certified Impairment Rater, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, expires 2028  Certified Brain Injury Specialists from Brain Injury Association of America # 27326 - 2020  Complete Concussion Management Inc. 40-hour concussion management course 2020  Texas Chiropractic - Certified Chiropractic Sports Medicine Specialist – CCSMS – 2018  Certified in concussion testing with Brainscope One – 2018  CDC certified in concus...

Glenn W Knox, MD, JD, FACS, FACHE

ENT, Ear, Dizzy - University of Florida Faculty

University of Florida

Georgia
Otolaryngology, Otology - Balance, Tinnitus, Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Dizziness, Imbalance, Facial Nerve, Head Trauma, Hearing Loss, Ear Injury, airbag, Menieres, mTBI, Whiplash, Malpractice, Geriatric,patent,disability, TBI,Vertigo,ear ringing,ear, pediatric, COVID, IME, MVA, otolaryngology, ENT, expert witness locator
Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating and operating on ear, balance, and hearing conditions. He has medical and surgical expertise in all common otolaryngologic disorders with special interest in hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, surgical complications, and facial paralysis. Dr. Knox is also experienced in determining causation in complex ENT cases. Most recently, Dr. Knox has been working with multiple clients and testified on tinnitus and hearing loss from faulty ear plug noise protection. Dr. Knox has had extensive experience with public speaking, including deposition testimony and scientific presentations. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He has two recent publications regarding coronavirus. He is also President of Nitinetics LLC, providing consulting and expert witness services and ...

Ryan C Wagoner, MD

University of South Florida

Georgia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence, experienced, depositions, consultation, plaintiff, defendant,
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospital Clin...

Ray S. Kim, Ph.D.

Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional , Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.

Glenn W Knox, MD, JD, FACS, FACHE

ENT, Ear, Dizzy - University of Florida Faculty

University of Florida

Illinois
Otolaryngology, Otology - Balance, Tinnitus, Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Dizziness, Imbalance, Facial Nerve, Head Trauma, Hearing Loss, Ear Injury, airbag, Menieres, mTBI, Whiplash, Malpractice, Geriatric,patent,disability, TBI,Vertigo,ear ringing,ear, pediatric, COVID, IME, MVA, otolaryngology, ENT, expert witness locator
Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating and operating on ear, balance, and hearing conditions. He has medical and surgical expertise in all common otolaryngologic disorders with special interest in hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, surgical complications, and facial paralysis. Dr. Knox is also experienced in determining causation in complex ENT cases. Most recently, Dr. Knox has been working with multiple clients and testified on tinnitus and hearing loss from faulty ear plug noise protection. Dr. Knox has had extensive experience with public speaking, including deposition testimony and scientific presentations. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He has two recent publications regarding coronavirus. He is also President of Nitinetics LLC, providing consulting and expert witness services and ...

Walter Liszewski, MD

Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology, Occupational Medicine - Contact dermatitis, Allergy, Eczema, Acne, Rosacea, Melanoma, Alopecia, Hair loss, Skin cancer, Disability, Toxicology, Occupational health, Occupational injuries, Tattoo, Isotretinoin, Allergic contact dermatitis, Hair dye, Makeup, Shampoo, Metal allergy
I am an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and an Assistant Professor of Cancer Epidemiology at Northwestern University. I have over five years of experience as a general dermatologist and patch testing expert. My clinical practice focuses on identifying allergies patients have to personal care products and workplace exposures. These allergies include hair dye, makeup, shampoo, gloves, medicines, jewelry, metal implants, tattoos, medical devices, and occupational chemicals. I am also frequently involved in occupational medicine and disability cases due to chemical allergies and toxicity. Beyond allergies, I treat and manage common dermatologic conditions including hair loss, skin cancer, melanoma, acne, rosacea, warts, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, and eczema. I currently serve on the board of directors of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research. I have been the site PI for several dermatology clinical trials, and my ...

corby bubp, Ph.D. HSPP

psych health

indianapolis, Indiana
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Neuropsychologist, Psychologist, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain injury, PTSD, FFD, Fitness For Duty, Public Safety, Malingering, Personal Injury, Medical Psychology, Disability, Forensic, Trauma, Workers Compensation, Neurology, Concussion, TBI, Pain, Pilot, Aviation, Police/Fire,
Dr. Corby Bubp is a fellowship trained Neuropsychologist and Psychologist based out of Indianapolis but licensed in 42 states through Psypact. He has a specialty in neuropsychology, forensic evaluations, medical psychology, public safety evaluations, PTSD, and sports neuropsychology/psychology. Dr. Bubp has worked as an expert in federal, state and local courts and has consulted in several brain-related and trauma cases including death penalty mitigation. He has trained or supervised over 20 doctorate and graduate students in neuropsychology and assessment. He has worked with several hospitals, clinics, schools, and public safety departments across his career. Dr. Bubp is a HIMS Neuropsychologist Consultant to the FAA and performed over a hundred pilot evaluations. He is also a sports neuropsychology consultant to pro and college athletic teams. Case file and 2nd opinion reviews are welcome. CV is available upon request. Dr. Bubp is best reached for case consultation and ne...

Anne Mary K Montero, PhD, MS, HSPP

Psychology Works, Indiana University Health

Westfield, Indiana
Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychology, pain, somatoform disorders, anxiety, trauma, stress, sexual abuse, PTSD, disability, malingering, cognitive-behavioral therapy, OCD, depression, personality disorders, perinatal mood disorders, stress, GI psychology, cancer, personal injury, workman's compensation, suicide, file review.
Dr. Montero is a board-certified, highly experienced professional with training in medical psychology and neuropsychology. She has more than 15,000 hours of experience evaluating and treating patients and currently serves as the Medical Director for Behavioral Health for Indiana University Health North Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at IU School of Medicine. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Notre Dame, Dr. Montero has specialized training from the Herbert Benson Mind-Body Institute at Harvard, with certifications including trauma treatment, perinatal mood disorder assessment and care, and treatment for brain-gut axis disorders. She is widely experienced in psychological evaluation and regularly partners with physicians in 19 different medical specialties. Dr. Montero has received awards from the American Psychological Association with grant support from the US Department of Health and Human Services; she currently participa...

Steve Allison, DPT, CME

Functional Capacity Experts, LLC

Bossier City, Louisiana
Physical Therapy, Disability Evaluation - Functional Capacity Evaluation, FCE, job analysis, impairment, disability, functional limitation, activities of daily living, loss of enjoyment of life activities, performance validity, pain behavior, motor vehicle accident, work injury, medical malpractice, fitness-for-duty, nursing home, fall
Dr. Allison is CEO and managing partner of Functional Capacity Experts, LLC and Disability Management Group, LLC. He is a doctor of physical therapy and certified DOT medical examiner. He has 24 years of clinical practice experience specializing in functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) for cases involving personal injury, workers' compensation, long term disability, and Social Security disability claims. He has performed more than 5,000 FCEs to more objectively quantify and qualify the severity of an individual's occupational disability, credibility of pain behavior, physical impairments with participation in basic activities of daily living, and loss of enjoyment of life activities. Dr. Allison was the lead author of the Functional Capacity Evaluation Best Practice Guidelines adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association in 2018. He was also an author of the Functional Capacity Evaluation and Disability Determination monograph published by the Academy of Orthopedic Phys...

Kenneth Botwin, MD CPLCP CLCP

Exalt Life Care Plans

Massachusetts
Life Care Planning, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Life Care Planning , Medical Cost Projection, Utilization Review, IME, Personal Injury, Auto Accident , Trucking Accident , Pain Management, PMR , Disability , Workers Compensation , Trauma , TBI , Premise Liability , Plaintiff , Defense, Medical Summary , Demands , Medical Expert, Brain Injury
With a successful 30-year career as a partner at one of the most preferred spine and pain practices in Florida, Dr. Kenneth Botwin has expanded his expertise in medical expert testimony. Dr. Botwin is board-certified in Pain Management & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Medical Specialties in Pain Management. He is a Certified Life Care Planner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner providing the most elite standard of Future Medical Care and Costing. Dr. Botwin is a published author with over 30 publications relating to his field. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Pain Physician Journal. Dr. Botwin’s experience and exponential knowledge in permanent injury, regenerative medicine, worker’s compensation, and minimally invasive procedures make him the most appropriate expert in personal injury, workers compensation, and premise liability cases. Dr. Botwin provides expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense following the ...

Robert E Burr, MD MSc FACP FACE

Endo al Fresco LLC

North Falmouth , Massachusetts
Diabetes, Environmental - Diabetes, Diabetes in the Workplace, Disability, Diabetes Technology, Insulin pumps, CGM, Obesity, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Environmental Illness and Injury, Occupational Illness, Environmental Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Emergency Management of Toxic Events; Medical Surety
Post-Graduate Training: Mayo Clinic/Rochester - Internal Medicine; Rockefeller University - Human Nutrition, Metabolism, Obesity; Massachusetts General Hospital - Endocrinology and Diabetes; Joslin Clinic - Endocrinology in Pregnancy ABMS Certifications: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Emergency Medicine Professional Activities: 42 years: Private, Military and Academic Settings, Clinical Practice, Teaching, Military Research and Consulting Selected Experience Wasatch Endocrinology and Diabetes Specialists, Salt Lake City, UT: President and Medical Director Medical Advisor, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine and Environmental Medicine Consultant, Preventive Medicine Consultants Division, Office of the Army Surgeon General Dept Of Work-Environment, UMass-Lowell: Instructor: Health Effects of Work Environment Graduate Course Science Application International Corporation: Senior Scientist, Medicine and Ep...

Roger K Pitman, MD

West Newbury, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic brain injury, TBI, brain damage, brain injury medicine, abuse, tort, workers compensation, damages, disability
Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for 53 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Professor of Psychiatry, previously full-time, currently part-time, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications in the medical and clinical psychology literature. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Dr. Pitman's activity in academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and mental damages. He does not accept malpractice liability cases (e...

Barry H. Roth, MD

Program in Psychiatry & the Law Harvard Medical School

Brookline , Massachusetts
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Adult, Addiction, Geriatric, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine Certifications Malpractice; Contested Wills, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence; IME's, Fitness, Disability, Competence, PTSD
Dr. Roth's Forensic Psychiatric Expertise arises from six decades of education, training, knowledge, skill & experience; including clinical service to patients through 2021. He is uniquely qualified when fact patterns require opinions that encompass multiple psychiatric domains. Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Certifications in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry & Forensic Psychiatry Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine with Certification in Addiction Medicine Program in Psychiatry & the Law, Harvard Medical School --- over 20 presentations Instructor Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop 2014-Present Former Instructor – Harvard Medical School Cornell University Alumnus Co-Author Istanbul Protocol Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER, 2022...

Robert B Swotinsky, MD, MPH

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Drug testing, drug test, drug screening, drug screen, alcohol testing, alcohol test, toxicology, medical review officer, MRO, toxicology, impairment, disability, DOT physicals, DOT exams, occupational medicine, occupational health, truck driver.
My reports are clear, detailed, well-organized, well-referenced, and timely. Qualifications include: board certified in occupational medicine. Certified medical review officer (MRO), FMCSA (NRCME) Medical Examiner and trainer, and (former) FAA Medical Examiner. Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and awarded the 2018 ACOEM Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award. Assistant Professor, U Mass Medical School. Former residency director for occupational medicine training program. Written books and written/given numerous educational programs to physician and other groups about drug and alcohol testing, and about DOT physicals (commercial motor vehicle driver exams). From 1995 - 2022, wrote "MRO Update" national newsletter for physicians. Have taught supervisors about reasonable suspicion determinations. Consultant to federal agencies on medical standards for truck drivers and on workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Consultant t...

Julianne Frain, PhD, CRC, CLCP, ABVE/D

Rehab Pro Assessment and Consultation

St. Louis, Missouri
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Cost Projection, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Assessment, Life Care Planner, Labor Market Survey, Economic Damages, Disability, Career Counselor
Dr. Julianne Frain is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, and Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts. Having testified in both state and federal venues in multiple states, this expert has over 200 appearances in combined deposition and trial testimony. Dr. Frain is typically hired in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, life care planning, or both concentrations combined. She possesses 15 years of experience handling claims within varying forms of injury and family law matters and rendering opinions on vocational assessment, disability, pre-and-post incident earning capacity, re-employment, rehabilitation and life care planning, and usual and customary costs of medical care. She is commonly retained by both plaintiff and defense firms. Her company manages a high volume of claims scattered all over the country. Rehab Pro Assessment and Consultation's Missouri office is based in St. Louis. Dr. Frain travels frequently as needed to te...

David Haustein, MD, MBA, CLCP

PM Consulting

Springfield, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Neuromuscular Medicine, Electrodiagnosic Medicine, Neuropathy, Amputations, Musculoskeletal, Neurologic, Orthopedic, Rehabilitation, Physiatry, EMG, LCP, Medicolegal Review, IME, Chart Review, Radiculopathies, Spine, Amputee, Disability, Impairment, Expert Opinion
As a board-certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, I care for patients requiring neurological, orthopedic, and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. I am also a certified life care planner and specialize in life care plan creation and review for individuals who have experienced serious injury or illness. I serve on many university and national committees and editorial boards and regularly present locally, regionally, and nationally. I serve as faculty with the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and am board-certified in PM&R with additional subspecialty certification in neuromuscular medicine.

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP

David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Private practice, medical/legal consultation. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Experienced Medical Director Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation.

Samuel E Epstein, DO

Stafford Orthopedics

Manahawkin, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery - knee surgery, shoulder surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, fractures, carpal tunnel, disability, impairment ratings, ankle surgery, ACL, trigger finger, back pain and strain, hip pain, neck pain, wrist, auto accidents,non-surgical spine,
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery 30 years in a community based medical and surgical orthopedic practice Chief,Orthopedics Subsection of Department of Surgery at Southern Ocean Medical Center Certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts; Member of the Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis Surgery Section of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Speaker for National Business Institute

Michael Bernstein, MD

Lawrence, New York
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Forensic Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Personal Injury, Tort, Disability, IME, Expert Witness Testimony

William A Haas, Psy.D.

Wurtsboro , New York
Psychology, Independent Medical Examinations - IME, Independent Medical Examination, Disability, SSI, Social Security, Injury, Psychological Injury, Psychology, Psychologist, Pain, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Accidents, Education Injuries, School Districts, Worker's Comp, Malingering, Symptom Magnification.
Dr. Haas has been a psychologist for the past 37 years and is currently licensed in New York State. In his lengthy career, Dr. Haas has conducted thousands of psychological evaluations with children and adults. Although he has worked clinically with child and adult patients for many years, Dr. Haas now specializes in clinical and forensic psychological assessment. Major aspects of his practice include conducting independent medical examinations, court mandated criminal competency evaluations (CPL 730's), child custody evaluations, no-fault evaluations, worker’s compensation evaluations, disability evaluations, as well as record reviews for courts, attorneys, as well as insurance companies. Dr. Haas also provides expert witness testimony and has been admitted as well as testified in several courts in New York State (including Criminal, Supreme, and Family). He is currently certified by the New York State Mental Health Professionals Panel of the Appellate Division of the First and S...

Robert S Brown, Jr., M.D.

Self Employed

North Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Internal Medicine - Licensed in VA, WV, NC, 3 board certifications, Personal Injury, Traffic Accidents, Professional Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, Brain Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, PTSD, Workers' Compensation , Disability
I have unique credentials that allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases. I graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) for both college and medical school. At UVA, I was selected for dual residency training in internal medicine and psychiatry. I completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the UVA Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy studying under Dr. Park Dietz, who at that time was a regular consultant to the FBI. It is my belief that forensic psychiatrists serve courts of law in administrative, civil, and criminal matters. My three board certifications assist me in these tasks and allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases often involving psychiatric and medical conditions. My unique training allows me to untangle symptoms of mis-attribution. Complex cases often have a great many medical records spanning years of treatment that need to be studied and carefully applied to the questions before the court. I believe it is important to evaluate cases fo...

Jennifer T. Szakaly, MA, CMC, NMG

Charlotte, North Carolina
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Elder abuse, disability, senior, healthcare power of attorney, healthcare advocate, social work, care management, case management, long-term care, assisted living, memory care, guardian, nursing home, assessments, cognitive impairment, dementia, conservator, exploitation, elder fraud
I opened up a care management company in Charlotte, NC in 2005 following the completion of my Master of Arts degree in Gerontology. I lead a team of nurses, social workers, gerontologists, and counselors to advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. For the past 15 years, I have served as a private guardian for older individuals who have been adjudicated in our court system. I serve as a Board Member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and am a member of the National Guardianship Association. I became certified as a guardian in 2017 and am currently one of only 52 National Master Guardians in the country. This is the highest professional designation that can be attained by guardians and it requires extensive demonstration of competencies in a variety of areas, a comprehensive exam, and at least 15 years of experience in the field of guardianship. In our routine work as both care managers and guardians, we conduct clinical assessments of older adults and person...

Glenn W Knox, MD, JD, FACS, FACHE

ENT, Ear, Dizzy - University of Florida Faculty

University of Florida

Ohio
Otolaryngology, Otology - Balance, Tinnitus, Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Dizziness, Imbalance, Facial Nerve, Head Trauma, Hearing Loss, Ear Injury, airbag, Menieres, mTBI, Whiplash, Malpractice, Geriatric,patent,disability, TBI,Vertigo,ear ringing,ear, pediatric, COVID, IME, MVA, otolaryngology, ENT, expert witness locator
Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating and operating on ear, balance, and hearing conditions. He has medical and surgical expertise in all common otolaryngologic disorders with special interest in hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, surgical complications, and facial paralysis. Dr. Knox is also experienced in determining causation in complex ENT cases. Most recently, Dr. Knox has been working with multiple clients and testified on tinnitus and hearing loss from faulty ear plug noise protection. Dr. Knox has had extensive experience with public speaking, including deposition testimony and scientific presentations. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He has two recent publications regarding coronavirus. He is also President of Nitinetics LLC, providing consulting and expert witness services and ...

James R Kopp, MD

James R. Kopp, MD, PC

Cove, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine and spine surgery, Malpractice, Case reviews, Sports medicine, Disability, Peer review, General orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics non-surgical, Joint replacement, IMEs, Disability evaluation
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in private practice with 31 years of civilian and 8 years of military (4 Residency and 4 Staff) experience in Orthopedic Surgery. I have developed an interest in IME and Legal Expert examinations due to my interest in teaching, which is what I view the role of an expert. I have attended the SEAK conference on expert testimony, the AMA course on IMEs and currently spend about 80% of my practice time "Forensic Orthopedics," i.e. IMEs and legal expert testimony. I am licensed in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, and Alaska. I am an experienced expert witness.

Michael Salitore, Ed.D.

Gresham, Oregon
Education & Schools, School Safety - School Standards of Practice, Special Education, School Safety, Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Behavior and Discipline, School Mental Health, Title IX and Staff Sexual Misconduct, District and School Administration, Restraint and Seclusion, Evaluation, Assessment, Disability, and Risk Management
Dr. Michael Salitore is an experienced educator serving in public education since 2003. I currently work at the Oregon Department of Education as a coordinator of an investigation unit responding to complaints of sexual misconduct of school staff. I have worked as a school psychologist, assistant principal, special education administrator, director of student services for rural and urban school districts, and adjunct faculty at Clackamas Community College and Portland State University. My background and expertise allow evaluation of and opinions regarding school and district: -Policies, procedures, guidelines, and implementation of standards and practices; -Recruitment, qualifications, hiring, and retention of teachers, specialists, and staff; -Training programs and requirements of teachers, specialists, and staff; -Duty for schools and school districts to provide a safe learning environment; -School administration, including governance, curriculum, interventions and instructiona...

Richard S Kaplan, MD

Kaplan Life Care Planning

Monroeville, 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

Madeline I Maysonet Scavo, Psy.D

Dr Maysonet Clinical & Forensic Psychology Firm PLLC

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - PTSD, Trauma, Psychological Autopsy, Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment, Clinical/Forensic Evaluations, IME, Disability, Compensation, Personal Injury, Fitness for Duty, Inspections, Audits, Investigations, Threat Assessment & Management, Workplace Violence, Malpractice, & Evaluative Mediation.
Dr. Maysonet is a seasoned bilingual clinical and forensic psychologist with 22+ years of experience in investigations and as a correctional psychologist within several government agencies (e.g., State Department of Corrections, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security) and private practice. She is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida. Dr. Maysonet has provided many specialized therapeutic services and legal consultations to veterans, law enforcement, attorneys, and the community in general. She has been the subject matter expert and consulted in cases related to: Psychological Autopsy Investigation (completed suicide) Correctional standard of care Audits/Reviews/Investigation of Correctional Suicide Prevention Programs Competence Evaluation Suicide Risk Assessment Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Compensation Social Security Disability Personal Injury Fitness for Duty Pre-surgery Lethal Weapon Training Act...

Ronald N. Rosenfeld, DO, MD

ROSENFELD ORTHOPAEDICS

Broomall, Pennsylvania
Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Orthopedic Surgery - injury evaluation, motor vehicle, work related, disability
Ronald Rosenfeld, D.O., M.D. has been in the private practice of orthopedic surgery for over 40 years and during that time has performed thousands of orthopedic surgical procedures. Dr. Rosenfeld 's areas of clinical expertise include issues involving the shoulder, hip, knee, and non-operative spine . Dr. Rosenfeld has performed hundreds of independent medical examinations (IME's) and medical file reviews as an expert and has provided expert testimony in numerous depositions and courtroom appearances that have involved personal injuries including those related to work, sports and motor vehicle accidents. Education: Dr. Rosenfeld is one of the few physicians in the country to have both osteopathic (D.O.) and allopathic (M.D.) medical degrees, having graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He completed his postgraduate training in surgery at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and in orthopedic surgery at the Albert ...

Andre S Watson, Psy.D.

Your Vision for Life Psychological Services LLC

Aldan, Pennsylvania
Mental Health, Psychology - Visual Impairment, visual, vision, Blindness, blind, vision loss, malpractice, disabled, disability, adjustment, trauma, depression, anxiety, handicapped psychological damage, PTSD, children adolescents development emotional injury, Black African race discrimination, grief suffering, sight
Dr. Andre Watson is a clinical psychologist who holds a Master’s and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from widener University. He specializes in psychotherapy for individuals, families, and the disabled. Over the past 20 years, he has been a student of various martial arts, an accomplished goalball player, represented the United States in Paralympic Judo in 2008, and is the president and founder of the AudioDart Club of the Delaware Valley. He is married to his lovely life Katina and is the proud father of his 11-year-old daughter Kenya. Andre values learning, adventure, and creativity in everything that he does and desires to encourage, empower, and motivate those who are different, disabled, or those who might be down because of life’s struggles. He has been blind since the age of 9, and every since then has been passionate about blindness skills, independence, and motivating the blind and visually impaired to be all that they can be. He has given talks and speeches ...

MaryEllen Eller, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Psychiatry - Traumatic Injury, PTSD, Institutional Care, Standard of Care, IIED, ECT, Inpatient Care, Mental Impairment, Disability, Suicide Risk, Fitness for Duty, Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Athletic Performance Enhancement, NP Supervision, Telehealth, Somatic Disorders
MaryEllen Eller, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also certified as a master psychopharmacologist by the Neuroscience Education Institute. Dr. Eller completed her undergraduate studies at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, where she received a Bachelor of Science in biology. She earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry, where she focused on general adult psychiatry, with a special emphasis in leadership and performance optimization. Dr. Eller served in a variety of capacities at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. She was a resident physician in the university’s department of psychiatry for three years, followed by a year as the department’s chief resident. She also served as a per diem psychiatrist in the inpatient chemical dependency unit at the university’s Behavio...

Sanjay Adhia, MD, MRO

Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - Malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, testamentary capacity, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, DUI, DWI, workman's compensation, jail, prison
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine (BIM), and Psychiatry headquartered in the Houston, testifying nationally. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are Board-Certified in BIM. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, he works in a renowned neuro-rehabilitation center where his focus is treating the neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain injury, concussions, stroke, and spinal cord injury. Dr. Adhia's forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, testamentary capacity, toxic torts (chemical exposure, oil spill), violence, and complicating mental illness. Dr. Adhia treats patients, as a psychiatrist, who suffer from spinal cord injuries, strokes, dementia and catastrophic injuries at nationally TIRR Hermann Research Center and hospital. Previously he served as Medical Director of private Clinic. He has treated Death Row and Ad-Seg patients in correctional facilities. He has ex...

Michelle Aliff, Ph.D, CRC, CVE

Keller, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifica...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Huma Haider, MD

National Brain Injury Institute

Houston, Texas
Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Head Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Independent Medical Examination, IME, CIME, Concussion, PTSD, Neurological diseases, Subject Matter Expert, Disability, Injury, Prognosis, LCP, Life Care Plan.
Huma Haider, MD Medical Director, National Brain Injury Institute Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) through American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) Board Certified Neurocritical Care through United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Board Certified in Headache Medicine through United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Board Certified in Headache Medicine through American Board of Headache Medicine (ABHM) Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) Board Certified in Internal Medicine through American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board Certified in Anesthesiology through American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

Glenn W Knox, MD, JD, FACS, FACHE

ENT, Ear, Dizzy - University of Florida Faculty

University of Florida

Texas
Otolaryngology, Otology - Balance, Tinnitus, Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Dizziness, Imbalance, Facial Nerve, Head Trauma, Hearing Loss, Ear Injury, airbag, Menieres, mTBI, Whiplash, Malpractice, Geriatric,patent,disability, TBI,Vertigo,ear ringing,ear, pediatric, COVID, IME, MVA, otolaryngology, ENT, expert witness locator
Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating and operating on ear, balance, and hearing conditions. He has medical and surgical expertise in all common otolaryngologic disorders with special interest in hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, surgical complications, and facial paralysis. Dr. Knox is also experienced in determining causation in complex ENT cases. Most recently, Dr. Knox has been working with multiple clients and testified on tinnitus and hearing loss from faulty ear plug noise protection. Dr. Knox has had extensive experience with public speaking, including deposition testimony and scientific presentations. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. He has two recent publications regarding coronavirus. He is also President of Nitinetics LLC, providing consulting and expert witness services and ...

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Rheumatology, internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing home, medical malpractice, testimony, hospital, lupus, fibromyalgia, disability, home health, breast implants.
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Independent Medical Exams. Experienced expert witness in nursing home, hospital, internal medicine, geriatric and rheumatology malpractice as well as case record reviews

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 served 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 for whom travel is difficult. Although licensed...

Robert S Brown, Jr., M.D.

Self Employed

Charlottesville, Virginia
Forensic Psychiatry, Internal Medicine - Licensed in VA, WV, NC, 3 board certifications, Personal Injury, Traffic Accidents, Professional Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, Brain Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, PTSD, Workers' Compensation , Disability
I have unique credentials that allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases. I graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) for both college and medical school. At UVA, I was selected for dual residency training in internal medicine and psychiatry. I completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the UVA Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy studying under Dr. Park Dietz, who at that time was a regular consultant to the FBI. It is my belief that forensic psychiatrists serve courts of law in administrative, civil, and criminal matters. My three board certifications assist me in these tasks and allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases often involving psychiatric and medical conditions. My unique training allows me to untangle symptoms of mis-attribution. Complex cases often have a great many medical records spanning years of treatment that need to be studied and carefully applied to the questions before the court. I believe it is important to evaluate cases fo...

Candice P Holden, MD

Fairfax, Virginia
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - pediatric orthopedics, trauma, disability, sports medicine, cerebral palsy,

Micha Joffee

Joffee Consulting, LLC

Vienna, Virginia
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - Diabetes, kidney disease, heart attack, sleep apnea, abnormal labs, failure to diagnose, Lyme Disease, pulmonary embolism, DVT, cancer, sepsis, melanoma, allergic reactions, office systems, medication allergy, pneumonia, headache, disability, drug toxicity, bleeding, blood pressure, stroke
Dr. Joffee is a seasoned primary care physician and practice owner located in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. He earned his medical degree from Emory University and then continued with his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University). Dr. Joffee is Board Certified in Family Medicine. As a clinician and practice owner Dr Joffee has developed successful office systems designed to deliver excellent care to his patients. As such he is an expert on systems based medical errors in addition to typical primary care subject matter. Dr. Joffee is well regarded by his peers and has been selected by them to be a Washingtonian magazine Top Doctor and Northern Virginia Living magazine Top Doctor in almost every year since 2015. He supervises medical students and is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Virginia and a Clinical Instructor for Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Joffee is easy to work ...

Linda L Miller, DO

Linda L Miller DO

OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry, Mental Health - IME, deposition, mental health, mental conditions, workers compensation, disability, record review,
I have a current certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, INC I have a private practice of psychiatry for 20 years and have been providing IMEs and expert opinion for the same amount of time. I have performed more than a thousand IMEs for company's and attorneys. Many of these have been with panels of IME experts including orthopedists, chiropractors and neurologists. Because of my additional education, training and experience in primary care medicine, I have good understanding of the impact of medical issues and medical conditions on the mental health of clients. My reports are detailed and opinions are well defended using the DSM V book of mental conditions and scholarly articles if necessary References are available upon request.

Robert S Brown, Jr., M.D.

Self Employed

West Virginia
Forensic Psychiatry, Internal Medicine - Licensed in VA, WV, NC, 3 board certifications, Personal Injury, Traffic Accidents, Professional Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, Brain Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, PTSD, Workers' Compensation , Disability
I have unique credentials that allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases. I graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) for both college and medical school. At UVA, I was selected for dual residency training in internal medicine and psychiatry. I completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the UVA Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy studying under Dr. Park Dietz, who at that time was a regular consultant to the FBI. It is my belief that forensic psychiatrists serve courts of law in administrative, civil, and criminal matters. My three board certifications assist me in these tasks and allow for enhanced analysis of difficult cases often involving psychiatric and medical conditions. My unique training allows me to untangle symptoms of mis-attribution. Complex cases often have a great many medical records spanning years of treatment that need to be studied and carefully applied to the questions before the court. I believe it is important to evaluate cases fo...