Functional Capacity Evaluation Expert Witness

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Functional capacity evaluation 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 functional capacity evaluation. The functional capacity evaluation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Blindness, Disability Evaluation, Life Care Planning, Nursing Homes, Occupational Medicine, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy.

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Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Alabama
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Stuart Wittenstein, EdD

Petaluma, California
Life Care Planning, Blindness - Blindness education, vision loss rehabilitation, functional assessment, evaluation of life care plans
Non-medical review of vision loss life care plans; assesses and recommends instruction and equipment necessary for return to functionality, educates as to visual functioning and potential for education or rehabilitation

Steve Allison, PT, DPT Functional Capacity Experts, LLC

Bossier City, Louisiana
Disability Evaluation, Physical Therapy - Functional Capacity Evaluation, FCE, Job Analysis, Disability Evaluation, Work Capacity, Functional Impairment, Functional Limitation, Physical Limitation, Activities of Daily Living Assessment, Loss of Enjoyment of Life Activities, Pain Behavior Assessment, Performance Validity
Dr. Allison is a doctor of physical therapy, board certified orthopedic physical therapist, board certified disability analyst, and board certified vocational expert-pending examination. Dr. Allison has more than 27 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 has published 7 articles and given 15 presentations at national, state, and local post-professional continuing educat...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

Glen Rock , New Jersey
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Assistant Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy,I am also a board-certified geriatric specialist (GCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have 10 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Touro College where I lead Doctor of Physical Therapy students through their scientific inquiry coursework. I ha...

Allison Weiner-Lasher, DPT, OTR/L www.ExpertWitnessPTOT.com

New York
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Nursing homes, rehab hospitals, pediatrics, geriatrics, protocols, falls, sexual assault, training, wound care, orthopedics surgical, pressure sores, transfers, restraints, fall risk assessment, supervision, functional capacity evaluation, FCE, medical necessity, billing, oncology
Licensed physical and occupational therapist. 20+ years of clinical experience including: adults, pediatrics, nursing homes, inpatient and outpatient. Several years teaching experience. 6+ years expert witness experience. Significant supervisory experience of physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants and aids. Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes autism spectrum disorders, Angelman’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. Adult Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes patients with physical therapy deficits after oncology diagnoses and treatments, arthroscopic/arthroplasty surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements, post-operative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, back pain syndromes, hand injuries/tendon repairs, ankle injuries/fractures, carpal tunnel repair, Dequervains syndrome, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, neurological diagnoses, knee, hip, and ankle injuries and foot con...

Kevin Kucko, MAPT, ATC Physical Therapy

Mooresville , North Carolina
Physical Therapy, Occupational Medicine - Physical Therapy, rehabilitation, peripheral neuropathy, TMJ, Work injury, occupational Injury, Functional Capacity Evaluation
I am licensed physical therapists with over 27 years of experience in physical rehabilitation. I have treated patients throughout my career including when serving as Director of Rehabilitation at a Regional Medical Center just north of Charlotte NC. I currently have a private practice, where I continue to treat patients’ full time. My specific areas of expertise are in Work Injuries/Ergonomics, Peripheral Neuropathy, and treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. I have conducted research in these areas and presented throughout the United States at over 200 continuing education seminars for therapists, dentists and physicians. I have extensive experience with Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) and return to work testing. ADVANTAGES: Include a meticulous review of medical records. I see this as the largest area overlooked or inadequately reviewed in preparation for trial and depositions. For Injury and Medical Malpractice cases where physical rehabilitation is in...