Head Injury Expert Witnesses

Head injury 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 head injury. The head injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Biomechanics, Brain Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Hospitalist, Human Factors, Mental Health, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Neurology.

Peter-Brian Andersson, MD, PhD Neurology Consulting, Inc.

Tarzana, California
Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine - Neuromuscular disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizures, Epilepsy, EMG & EEG, Head injury, Spine disease, Neuropathy, Nerve injury, Headache, Myopathy
Neurology residency & Chief Resident UCSF. Fellowship Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology UCSF. Fellowship Neuromuscular disease and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Stanford. Rhodes Scholar. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, UCLA. Southern California SuperDoctors 2010-2021. Medical Director for California Alliance Neurodiagnostics. Principal Investigator/Sub-Investigator National Research Institute.

Rishi Bhargava, MD FAAP FACEP

Rolling Hills Estates, California
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics, Airway management, Appendicitis, Trauma, Transport Medicine, Sedation, Febrile illness, Sepsis, Asthma, Newborn Care, Quality Improvement, Tele-medicine, Meningitis, Dehydration, Abdominal pain, Fractures, Head Injury, Chest pain, Pain management, Resident Supervision, Allergic Reaction

Martin Blinder, MD California Forensic Institute

San Anselmo, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Head Injury, Dog Bites, Child Custody, Sexual Harassment, Sex Offender, Criminal Responsibility, Wrongful Termination, Mental Competence, Psychic Trauma

Calvin E Hwang, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Stanford, California
Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Sports cardiology, concussion, head injury, team coverage, COVID-19
Dr. Calvin Hwang is double board certified in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. He completed his Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine training at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Hwang maintains an active sports medicine clinical practice, serves as a NCAA Division I team physician, and is Chief Medical Officer for a Major League Soccer (MLS) team. He is an active researcher with over 30 publications to his name and lectures regularly at both emergency medicine and sports medicine conferences.

Andrew Levine, PhD North Coast Neuropsychology

Arcata, California
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Long-COVID, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, HIV, AIDS, PTSD, Workers Compensation, Neurocognitive, Cognitive, Psychology, Head Injury, Neuroinfectious, Dementia
-Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology with American Board of Professional Psychology -State of California Qualified Medical Examiner -Aerospace Neuropsychology -Adjunct Professor - UCLA Department of Neurology

Cynthia Pfeiffer, MD Cynthia Pfeiffer MD INC

Studio City , California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Trauma, Pediatric Emergencies, Stroke, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Myocardial Infarction, Pulmonary Embolus, Respiratory Failure, Concussion, Head injury, Ectopic Pregnancy, Testicular Torsion, DVT, Procedural Sedation, Aortic Dissection.
Board certified emergency room physician with over ten years experience in full time clinical practice. Has work experience at level 1 trauma center, STEMI, comprehensive stroke centers, smaller community and rural hospitals. Licensed in California. ATLS, ACLS, PALS certified. Completed several SEAK expert witness training courses. Highly experienced in the field of sports medicine and concussions serving as team trauma physician for the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team and ringside physician for mixed martial arts combat sports. Knowledge and dedication have earned an outstanding reputation in her field recognized as physician of the year from her medical group in 2016 with multiple commendations for quality of care.

Amy M. Zheng, MD, M.Phil., CHSE Amy Zheng Consulting

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Opioid Prescribing, Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, CPR, Heart Attack/Infarction, Pulmonary Embolism/PE, Head Injury, Stroke/CVA, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, abdominal pain, Trauma, aortic dissection, Covid, Cauda Equina, epidural abscess, code blue, pneumonia, Insurance reimbursement, fraud
Since 2003, Dr. Zheng has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including academic teaching centers, VA healthcare system, community hospitals, and rural critical access hospitals. She is a frontline clinician in the Coronavirus Pandemic, working in five urgent care centers and two emergency departments in two counties. She is an expert in NP and PA supervision and the Medical Director of the Point Loma Nazarene University Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Zheng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and University of California Riverside. Since 2013, she has led an annual teamwork exercise for 350 students and faculty from three professional schools, which have been featured by the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She has presented at scientific conferences on inter-professional collaboration and pitfalls in emergency medicine. While working as the emergency medicine consultant for the VA Off...

Marc J Farraye, MD, FAAEM FarrayEMed Emergency Medicine Services, P.A.

St Augustine, Florida
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - MI, ACS, chest pain, head injury, fracture, appendicitis, stroke, TIA, SAH, SDH, infection, necrotic, sepsis, fracture, trauma, aortic dissection, epidural abscess, mesenteric ischemia, pulmonary embolism, meningitis, airway, standard of care, EMTALA, cauda equina, failure to diagnose, dizzy, asthma
Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency training at Shands-Jacksonville (FL) 'Level I' Trauma Center; Undergraduate education Dartmouth College; Medical school Georgetown University; Former US Naval 'Flight Surgeon'; American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Board-certified continuously since 2003; Clinical practice at multiple community-based hospitals of varying sizes in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia > 18 yrs; maintain active full-time practice of Emergency Medicine; Extensive expert experience with both Plaintiff and Defense aspects of medicolegal litigation; References available on request

John D Lloyd, PhD, CPE

San Antonio, Florida
Biomechanics, Human Factors - human factors, biomechanics, accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident, motorcycle crash, motorcycle riding, motorcycle handling, motorcycle inspection, motorcycle testing, auto accident, brain injury, head injury, TBI, helmet, helmet testing, motorcycle helmet, football helmet, ergonomics
John Lloyd, PhD, CPE has served as an expert witness for 25 years, providing testimony in biomechanics, human factors and crash reconstruction involving motorcycle, auto and trucking accidents. Dr. Lloyd has been qualified to provide biomechanical analyses of various incidents, including: . Motorcycle Crashes / Accident Reconstruction . Injury Biomechanics . Human Factors . Motorcycle handling and operation . Motorcycle inspection and testing . Motorcycle helmets . Biomechanics of Head and Brain Injury . Football helmets . Automobile accidents . Truck accidents Dr. Lloyd earned a Ph.D. in Ergonomics (Human Factors Engineering) with a specialization in biomechanics from Loughborough University in England. He has practiced in the field of biomechanics for over 25 years, and has been board certified (CPE # 725) through the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics since 1995. He also holds numerous certifications in motorcycle and automobile accident reconstruction. Applica...

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain Trauma, Concussion, Cranial Surgery, Cranial Trauma, Head Injury, Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Spine Surgery, Spine Injury, Subdural Hematoma
Dr Moore is a Harvard & Yale trained board certified neurosurgery specialist in the busiest private practice in Broward county, FL and served as on-field neurosurgeon for the Miami Dolphins for over 10 years. He was past Chief of Surgery and is currently Director of Neurosurgery at Broward Health North Trauma Center. Dr Moore is the Founding Director of the First JCAHO accredited Spine Care Center in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade counties of South Florida. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is the oldest, most respected federal inspection authority of healthcare providers. Dr Moore provides expert, credible, unbiased reviews and testimony with 2 decades of experience in both plaintiff and defense malpractice cases of brain and spine injuries, operations and complications, as well as motor vehicle accident, slip & fall and hematoma ( subdural, intracerebral & aneurysm ). Having performed over 8,000 operations, he has been the ONLY one of over 2...

Ovi V. Inamullah, MD

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Hospitalist - Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine
I am an award-winning well-published neurologist who completed his training in neurology and vascular neurology at Duke University Hospital. I am currently a practicing vascular neuro-hospitalist for Wellstar Health system in Atlanta. During my practice, I manage patients with acute neurological emergencies including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injury, migraine, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. I used evidence based medicine and guidelines to help guide my medical care and opinions.

Martin Blinder, MD California Forensic Institute

Hawaii
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Head Injury, Dog Bites, Child Custody, Sexual Harassment, Sex Offender, Criminal Responsibility, Wrongful Termination, Mental Competence, Psychic Trauma

Bernhard Zünkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, clinical needs assessment, future healthcare cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 23+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Medicine is constantly evolving, and I enjoy keeping up with new developments by reading the relevant medical literature, regularly attending professional conferences, and always learning about time-honored and new medical insights and forms of treatment. Within the field of neurosurgery, I can provide my clients with additional insights from the standpoint of causation of injury, the standard of care, pre-existing conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, the reasonableness of charges for care rendered, the endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), impairment rating, as well as the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding...

Ron Medzon, MD Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine

Belmont, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine - Trauma, Head injury, Geriatric Trauma, Airway management
Ron Medzon, M.D. practices Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center, the 8th busiest Emergency Department in the United States. An Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, he directed an elective course at the Boston University’s Medical School for 19 years, and has trained hundreds of residents in all aspects of Emergency Medicine. He is a co-editor of a textbook in Emergency Medicine, and has published in the areas of head and neck trauma and airway management. He is the Director of the Solomont Center for Clinical Simulation and Nursing Education. Its focus is on team training to promote communication between various hospital disciplines to prevent medical errors. He has developed and facilitated programs with learners from diverse areas within the hospital, from housekeeping and environmental services to surgical specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff.

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Medical Director inpatient rehabilitation unit St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Private practice, medical/legal consultation, catastrophic injuries/life care planning, chart reviews, IMEs, medical malpractice, disability. Experienced nursing home medical director/consultant. Falls, back pain, neck pain, stroke, pulmonary embolus, DVT, deep vein thrombosis, geriatrics.

Beata Sylvia Geyer Beaudoin, PhD Mindful Assessments & Psychological Services, LLC

Pequannock, New Jersey
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Posttraumatic Stress, Child Abuse, Physical Abuse, Accident, Sports, Seizures
Dr. Geyer Beaudoin is Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a rare but essential credential. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. She has specific expert witness training, and has trained doctoral psychology interns and law students at Rutgers University in Newark in expert testimony. She has also led seminars for other psychology supervisors as the Director of Psychology Training at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for a period of over 6 years. As Co-Founder and Co-Director of her private practice in Neuropsychology, she holds contracts for assessment with the Office of the Public Defender and the Department of Defense, as well as with local school districts. She has assessed diverse adult and child clients with head injuries, epilepsy, trauma, and a wide variety of neurological disorders, and has been hired by high profile law firms representing clients harmed and disabled through neglect and injury.

Andrew T. Cheng, MD New York ENT Physician PC

New York, New York
Otolaryngology, Trauma Surgery - facial trauma, head & neck cancer, head injury, facial fractures, dizziness, sinus, tinnitus & hearing loss, ear problems, facial & nose fractures, disability evaluation, orbital fractures, airway & speech problem, parotid tumor, facial nerve, thyroid, facial plastic surgery
Over 15 years experience in plaintiff and defense cases for independent examination & evaluation; deposition & trail testimony in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn & Newark NJ. License in NY, New Hampshire & Hawaii. Recent experience in Level 1 Trauma Center as ENT emergency consult surgeon during COVID pandemic. Attending Physician & Teaching experience in Top 50 Hospitals in USA. Active medical practice. Hourly Fee & Retainer commensurate to experience.

Jackson B Salvant, MD, FAANS, FACS Southeastern Neurosurgical Consulting LLC

Newport News, Virginia
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Craniotomy, Spinal Fusion, Head Injury, Spinal Injury, Brain Injury, Spinal Surgery, Pituitary , Brain Tumor, Brain Aneurysm, Deep Brain Stimulation, neuro critical care, brain surgery, radiosurgery, AVM, Parkinson's, Gamma Knife, neck injury, back injury, spinal fracture, subdural, seizure
I am Board Certified and in continuing practice of General Neurosurgery for 27 years. I am a member in good standing of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, International Gamma Knife Society, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American College of Surgeons and Southern Neurosurgical Society. I have lengthy experience in head and spinal injury treatment, spinal surgery, brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, gamma knife treatment, deep brain stimulation and neurosurgical critical care. I can provide review of medical records and expert testimony as required. I do not currently care for pediatric patients or perform endovascular procedures for stroke or vascular conditions. I have provided review for defense and plaintiff counsel.

Kevin Joseph, DO Pediatric Neurology of the Pacific Northwest

Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Concussion, Head injury, Headaches, Hypoxic brain injury, Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy, Cerebral palsy, Perinatal asphyxia, Birth asphyxia, Seizures.
Board-certified Pediatric Neurologist with subspecialty certification in Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine. Over 15 years of experience in clinical Child Neurology including teaching students and residents. Previously was active duty US Army and served as Chief of Child Neurology at Madigan Army Medical Center and deployed to Iraq. Residency training was at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Children's National Medical Center, and the National Naval Medical Center.