Hand Surgery Expert Witnesses

Hand surgery 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 hand surgery. The hand surgery expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Sports Medicine.

Ralph N. Purcell, MD Purcell Orthopedic Institute

Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - General Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Impairment Ratings, Personal Injury, Industrial Injury, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Orthopedics
Board Certified Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery, Fellow of Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Impairment Ratings, Expert Witness, Industrial Injuries, Athletic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Extremity Surgery, Spine. Attending Ortho Surgeon Columbia U.- 15 yrs. Harvard, Columbia and New York U. Trained, National Lecturer on IMEs and Injury Causation. Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience. Licensed in: AZ, NV, UT, CO, ID, OR, WA, AK

Tamara John, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Carpal Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren's Contracture, De Quervain's, Cubital Tunnel, Hand Mass Excisions, Hand Fractures, Wrist fractures, Elbow Fractures, Humerus Fractures, Wrist Arthritis, Wrist Arthroscopy, Nerve Repair, Microsurgery
Tamara John is a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon who trained at some of the top institutions in her specialty. She had an extremely busy practice in Atlanta Georgia, managing a wide variety of upper extremity conditions and injuries including those of the hand, wrist, elbow and humerus. She is now in private practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She cares for patients involved in car accidents, worker's compensation, and those with commercial insurance. Some common conditions treated include carpal tunnel, trigger finger, upper extremity mass excisions, nerve repair with and without the microscope, finger and wrist arthritis, wrist tendinopathies, tendon repair, upper extremity sports injuries, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, triceps and biceps ruptures, cubital tunnel syndrome, Tommy John surgeries, finger fractures, wrist fractures, elbow fractures, humerus fractures, and many more conditions. She is also fellowship trained in microvascular and soft tissue hand rearrange...

Glenn D Cohen, MD Glenn D Cohen, MD, Inc

Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, Successful surgical practice, Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and medical record review
Credentials: - Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand - Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) University Affiliation: - Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Hospital Affiliations: - Los Robles Regional Medical Center - Medical Director of the Specialty Surgical Center Westlake Village

Ralph N. Purcell, MD Purcell Orthopedic Institute

Scottsdale, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - General Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Impairment Ratings, Personal Injury, Industrial Injury, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Orthopedics
Board Certified Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery, Fellow of Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Impairment Ratings, Expert Witness, Industrial Injuries, Athletic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Extremity Surgery, Spine. Attending Ortho Surgeon Columbia U.- 15 yrs. Harvard, Columbia and New York U. Trained, National Lecturer on IMEs and Injury Causation. Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience. Licensed in: AZ, NV, UT, CO, ID, OR, WA, AK

Gary Ciment, PhD

California
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

Glenn D Cohen, MD Glenn D Cohen, MD, Inc

Westlake Village, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, Successful surgical practice, Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and medical record review
Credentials: - Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand - Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) University Affiliation: - Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Hospital Affiliations: - Los Robles Regional Medical Center - Medical Director of the Specialty Surgical Center Westlake Village

Guenther O Knoblich, MD

Carmel, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Orthopedics - Non-operative, Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review
Guenther Knoblich M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, both surgical and nonsurgical. His clinical experience includes sports medicine, arthroscopy, hand and elbow surgery, shoulder surgery, knee and hip replacement, joint reconstruction, and orthopedic trauma. His areas of orthopedic consulting involve assisting both plaintiff and defense in issues regarding standard of care, surgical complications, injury causation, and orthopedic malpractice. Dr. Knoblich is dual board certified in Orthopedic Surgery as well as Orthopedic Sports Medicine and is a Qualified Medical Examiner. Dr. Knoblich was the team physician for the College of the Siskiyous. He is a member of Health Volunteer Overseas and has done teaching assignments with Orthopedic Overseas in Vietnam, Nepal, and Bhutan. He is licensed in California.

Jonathan A Zelken, MD ZELKEN INSTITUTE FOR AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Newport Beach, California
Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - burn surgery, hand surgery, facial plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, trauma surgery, nerve surgery, laser, fillers, Botox, IPL, medspa, cosmetic surgery
Dr. Jonathan Zelken is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He was raised in New England and embraces the artistry in his craft; this is what drew him to a career in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Zelken obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University. Dr. Zelken went on to pursue a degree in Medicine at Tufts University and committed to a career as a surgeon-scientist. The first two scientific articles he authored have been cited 140 times. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Zelken completed his plastic surgery training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was one of only 2 candidates selected for a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, then rated America’s #1 hospital for 22 years in a row. After serving as chief resident at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Zelken was selected for an equally competitive microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s most prolific microsurgeon in Taiwan. Dr. Ze...

Michael Aron, MD

Hartford, Connecticut
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery
Associate Professor University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery, CAQ in hand surgery, In active practice

David Ruchelsman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Newton, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, Sports medicine of the hand and wrist
Dr. Ruchelsman is the Chief of the Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity. He is Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and a consultant at MGH/Harvard Medical School. He is the President and Director of the Hand Surgery Research & Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3). He is a hand and wrist surgery consultant for the New England Patriots, the Boston Cannons, Harvard University (Division I Ivy League), Boston College (Division I ACC) and several other regional Division I-III collegiate programs. He served as Team Physician for the USA National ice hockey and basketball teams. He continues to publish and lecture on hand and wrist injuries unique to the athlete. Dr. Ruchelsman graduated from Boston University, Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical deg...

Glenn D Cohen, MD Glenn D Cohen, MD, Inc

Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, Successful surgical practice, Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and medical record review
Credentials: - Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand - Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) University Affiliation: - Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Hospital Affiliations: - Los Robles Regional Medical Center - Medical Director of the Specialty Surgical Center Westlake Village

Raymond G. Decker, Jr., MD Central Jersey Hand Surgery

Eatontown, New Jersey
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Trauma, Hand Arthritis, Medical File Reviews, Disability Reviews, Certified Independent Medical Exams, Peer Review, Independent Medical Examinations
Board Certified in orthopedic surgery with certification of added qualification in hand surgery. Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. American Board of Independent Medical Examiners with Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Thirty years of active clinical practice of problems related to the upper extremity. Licensed in New Jersey, Florida, and Pennsylvania.

DOUGLAS GULA, D.O. Quality Evaluation

WEST CHESTER, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Spine Surgery and Evaluations, Hand Surgery, Total Joint Replacement Surgery, and Trauma surgery

Stephen Conner, MD Arcadia Medical Group

Edmond, Oklahoma
Orthopedic Surgery - Total joint replacements, arthroscopy, fracture care, therapeutic injections, hand surgery, adult reconstructive surgery, orthopedic trauma surgery, sports injuries, Orthopedic IMEs,
Dr. Conner has been and currently is in the active practice of Orthopedic Surgery in the Oklahoma City area for over 35 years. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Areas of practice include operative and non-operative treatment of Adult Degenerative and Arthritic conditions; Orthopedic Trauma,; Sports Injuries; soft tissue injuries; conditions of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles; hand injuries; spinal conditions and injuries (non-operative only). His surgical procedures include total joint replacements, arthroscopy, fracture care, therapeutic injections, hand surgery, adult reconstructive surgery, trauma surgery, sports injuries. Dr Conner is an OU Physician through the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and regularly sees clinic patients, performs surgery, and takes emergency call in the practice of Orthopedic Surgery. He previously served as an Assistant Clinical Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery. His legal experience spans over 25 years of IME, Med Ma...

Gary Ciment, PhD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

JOHN R ANDERSON, MD

BOERNE, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Hand surgery, Pediatric orthopedics, Spine surgery, Spine care, Sports medicine

James Carson, MD, MPH

Houston, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery - Joint Replacement, General Orthopedics, Trauma, Sports Medicine, Hand Surgery, Fracture Care, Personal Injury
Board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in adult reconstruction/joint replacement. I specialize in primary joint replacement and revision of joint replacement surgeries that failed for any reason. Multiple years of experience in high level trauma treatment for several years. I cover multiple high level trauma centers and work at a center to receive transfers from multiple smaller hospitals. I also have much experience in caring for patients in Personal Injury litigation. I perform IMEs (independent medical examinations) and depositions as needed.

Gary Ciment, PhD

Washington
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents