Headaches Expert Witnesses

Headaches 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 headaches. The headaches expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Brain Injury Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology, Emergency Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations, Legal Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Otolaryngology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pediatric Neurology, Physical Therapy, Sleep Medicine, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Lorne S. Label, MD, MBA California Neurological Specialists, Inc.

Thousand Oaks, California
Neurology, Pediatric Neurology - Adult and Pediatric Neurology, head trauma, dementia, headaches, ADHD, nerve & muscle diseases

Richard A. Rubenstein, M.D. Board Certified Neurologist

Richmond, California
Neurology, Legal Medicine - headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia
Fellow of American Academy of Neurology. Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, California 1979-1994 (UCSF). Active clinical practice. Highly-experienced expert witness (500+ cases, 300+ depositions, 30+ trials, 20+ arbitrations) and independent medical examiner (3,000+ IMEs). Also experiences in fitness for duty examinations, disability evaluations, and chart reviews. Medical-legal matters addressed include: headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia, traumatic brain injury, behavioral disorders, trauma, ms/Parkinson's disease, long-term disability.

Michelle M. Boudreau, DO

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Outpatient, Inpatient, Neurohospitalist, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Neurophysiology, Stroke, EEG, EMG, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Headaches, Migraine, Neuropathy, Tremor, Seizures, Spinal injuries, Back Injuries, Neck injuries, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Epilepsy, CO poisoning, Parkinson
Board Certified Neurologist in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained in Clinical Neurophysiology. Experience in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Former Chief of Neurology at Hartford Healthcare/Windham Hospital. Completed multiple SEAK Expert Witness Training Courses. Experienced file reviewer and medical legal examiner.

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Double board certified in Neurology and Pain Management; neurologic injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI,headaches,back pain,RSD,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,reflex sympathetic dystrophy,Fibromyalgia, electrodiagnostic testing,nerve and muscle,EMG,nerve injury, neuropathic pain
Board Certified Neurology, Board Certified Pain Management, Certified IME, ABIME.

Hal S Pineless, DO, FACN, FAAN NeuroCare Institute of Central Florida

Winter Park, Florida
Neurology - Independent Medical Exams, Medical Records Reviews, Legal Medicine, Stroke, Epilepsy, Dementia, Falls, Osteopathic Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck & Back Pain, Concussions and head injuries
Board Certified - American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry Dr. Pineless has served our community at both the state and local levels. He was President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012-2013. He was FOMA District President for Central Florida prior to his state presidency. Dr. Pineless is currently a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association Medical Sports Advisory Committee. He served as Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital East Orlando for many years. Dr. Pineless was honored as Physician of the Year on multiple occasions by the hospital. He was on the Florida Hospital Board of Trustees for 4 years. He was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurologists and Psychiatrists and Fellow in the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Pineless served as medical director for NeuLife Rehabilitation in Mt. Dora, FL from 2014-2017. Dr. Pineless was named as one of Orlando Magazine’s Top Doctors on numerous o...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Paul J Roubal, PT, DPT, PhD, MSc, OCS PhysioMeFit, LLC

Stuart, Florida
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Rehabilitation, neuroanatomy, anatomy/shoulder, orthopedics/manipulation, neuroscience, therapeutic ultrasound, TM joint dysfunction, pain control, headaches, physical therapy in oncology, cardiac conditioning, balance & gait dysfunction and rehabilitation
EDUCATION CONT: Bachelor of Arts in Biology – SUNY Oswego, EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE PhysioMeFit, LLC- Stuart, FL Owner/Physical Therapist/Consultant 2019- Present Physical Therapy Specialists, P.C. - Troy, MI Owner/Physical Therapist 1977-2019 Physical Therapist/ Administrator 2019- Present Responsibilities include direct patient care and administration. PUBLISHED RESEARCH: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Roubal CONTINUING EDUCATION I have been involved in thousands of hours of postgraduate education, including courses taught by the most prominent orthopedic/sports physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons in the world. These include courses directed by Cyriax, Kaltenborn, Paris, Rocabado, McKenzie, Grimbsby, Pettman & Fowler/Canadian Manual Therapy and Olaf Evjenth. I have also attended a large variety of course work offered by various orthopedic institutes, as well as the American Physical Therapy Association Orthopedic and Sports Medicine sections over the years...

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Illinois
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Surendra M. Gulati, MD Amita Health

Oak Brook, Illinois
Neurology - General Neurology, Headaches, Stroke, Dementias, Neuropathy, Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Low Back Pain, Muscle Weakness

William L. Conte, MD, MS Board Certified Neurologist

Merrillville, Indiana
Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, neurosarcoidosis, other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, headaches, migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, dementia, stroke, COVID-19
Fellowship-trained Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) expert. National MS Society recognized “Partner in MS care.” Dozens of recent peer reviewed articles and posters, including several presentations at national and international medical conferences. Active in research and clinical trials. Active clinical neurology practice with large comprehensive MS center. Board certified in neurology. Medical-legal matters addressed include: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO, NMOSD), neurosarcoidosis, other neuroimmunological and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, neurologic complications of COVID-19, headaches and migraines, spasticity management, trigeminal neuralgia, baclofen pumps, neurorehabilitation, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, concussion, brain injury, and other general areas of neurology. Able to travel to other states.

Stephen C. Saris, MD Brigham & Women’s Department of Neurosurgery

Boston , Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - subdural hematoma, closed head injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, degenerative spine, cauda equina, fusion, whiplash, IMEs, headaches, epilepsy, gliomas, radiosurgery, gamma knife, pedicle screw, intracranial hemorrhage, glioblastoma, brain cancer, spinal abscess, bleeds, causation
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Harvard and Brown faculty. Clinical practice involves both spine and brain. Currently see dozens of patients each week and perform over 200 surgeries each year. Harvard and Duke trained. Extensively trained in neuroradiology. Publications include over 30 refereed papers as well as several book chapters. Have served as a reviewer for several journals including Cancer and Journal of Neurological Surgery. 20+ years of plaintiff and defense medical-legal experience including hundreds of depositions and IMEs, thousands of record reviews, and dozens of court appearances. Case experience includes medical malpractice (standard of care and or causation), personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Extensive medical-legal experience opining on causation and damages in cases where spinal/head injury is alleged. Available for both in-person and virtual IMEs.

Paul J Roubal, PT, DPT, PhD, MSc, OCS PhysioMeFit, LLC

Michigan
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Rehabilitation, neuroanatomy, anatomy/shoulder, orthopedics/manipulation, neuroscience, therapeutic ultrasound, TM joint dysfunction, pain control, headaches, physical therapy in oncology, cardiac conditioning, balance & gait dysfunction and rehabilitation
EDUCATION CONT: Bachelor of Arts in Biology – SUNY Oswego, EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE PhysioMeFit, LLC- Stuart, FL Owner/Physical Therapist/Consultant 2019- Present Physical Therapy Specialists, P.C. - Troy, MI Owner/Physical Therapist 1977-2019 Physical Therapist/ Administrator 2019- Present Responsibilities include direct patient care and administration. PUBLISHED RESEARCH: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Roubal CONTINUING EDUCATION I have been involved in thousands of hours of postgraduate education, including courses taught by the most prominent orthopedic/sports physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons in the world. These include courses directed by Cyriax, Kaltenborn, Paris, Rocabado, McKenzie, Grimbsby, Pettman & Fowler/Canadian Manual Therapy and Olaf Evjenth. I have also attended a large variety of course work offered by various orthopedic institutes, as well as the American Physical Therapy Association Orthopedic and Sports Medicine sections over the years...

Brian Woodruff, MD

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, cerebral palsy, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, seizures, life expectancy, medical necessity, timing of injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussions, headaches, intracranial hemorrhage, epilepsy, head trauma, developmental delay
Board-certified pediatric neurologist in active clinical practice. Michigan and Wisconsin trained. Award-winning teacher. Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine school faculty. Extensive expert witness experience – testified in over 100 cases.

Dev G. Mehta, DO DGM Consultants LLC

New York City, New York
Neurology - Headaches, facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, encephalopathy, spinal cord disorders
Dev G. Mehta, DO is a board-certified neurologist currently on the faculty for Weill Cornell Medical College as an Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Presbyterian – Queens. He completed fellowship training in both multiple sclerosis at the University of Washington and in headache medicine at Mayo Clinic. He has published in multiple internationally known journals. He has an active neurology practice in New York seeing patient in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Dr. Mehta is an expert in neurology, headaches/facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI, mTBI), multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, cognitive impairment, encephalopathy, autoimmune disorders, and spinal cord disorders. Feel free to email me at [email protected]

Paul J Roubal, PT, DPT, PhD, MSc, OCS PhysioMeFit, LLC

New York
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Rehabilitation, neuroanatomy, anatomy/shoulder, orthopedics/manipulation, neuroscience, therapeutic ultrasound, TM joint dysfunction, pain control, headaches, physical therapy in oncology, cardiac conditioning, balance & gait dysfunction and rehabilitation
EDUCATION CONT: Bachelor of Arts in Biology – SUNY Oswego, EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE PhysioMeFit, LLC- Stuart, FL Owner/Physical Therapist/Consultant 2019- Present Physical Therapy Specialists, P.C. - Troy, MI Owner/Physical Therapist 1977-2019 Physical Therapist/ Administrator 2019- Present Responsibilities include direct patient care and administration. PUBLISHED RESEARCH: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Roubal CONTINUING EDUCATION I have been involved in thousands of hours of postgraduate education, including courses taught by the most prominent orthopedic/sports physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons in the world. These include courses directed by Cyriax, Kaltenborn, Paris, Rocabado, McKenzie, Grimbsby, Pettman & Fowler/Canadian Manual Therapy and Olaf Evjenth. I have also attended a large variety of course work offered by various orthopedic institutes, as well as the American Physical Therapy Association Orthopedic and Sports Medicine sections over the years...

Ramin Zand, MD StrokeExperts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neurology, Independent Medical Examinations - Ischemic stroke, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Anoxic brain injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral venous thrombosis, Headaches, Migraines, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), Intracranial aneurysm, Moya Moya disease, Patent foramen ovale, Carotid disease, Interventional Neurology, Tele neurology
There are two locations in Philadelphia and Bloomsburg covering central, southeast, and eastern Pennsylvania. An examination can be done in person or remotely (telemedicine) when required. Dr. Zand is a Professor of Neurology; Fellow of American Heart Association (FAHA); President and mission chair of the American Heart Association northeast Pennsylvania and former chair of the Great River Affiliate Stroke Task Force, American Heart Association; Professional Member of the American Academy of Neurology, European Stroke Society, World Stroke Organization, American Society of Human Genetics, and International Stroke Genetics Consortium; Editor and ad hoc reviewer of multiple scientific journals; More than 200 publications and five book chapters; Received more than 5000 citations (H-index 35, Google scholar).

Jonathan D Pender, MS, NP Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat

Richmond , Virginia
Otolaryngology, Urgent Care Medicine - Urgent/emergency medicine, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolus, DVT, fractures, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, throat cancer, shortness of breath, chest pain, pneumonia, abdominal pain, blood in stool, vertigo, dizziness, headaches, skin infection, laceration, ear infection, strep throat
Jonathan D. Pender, NP is an acute care nurse practitioner trained at the Johns Hopkins University and Hospital. Mr. Pender has been in practice at Richmond Ear, Nose and Throat (RENT) for 8 years and previously at Patient First Medical Centers for 5 years, providing primary and urgent care in the central Virginia regions. Additionally, he practices in emergency medicine (one year, full time from 2019-2020) and continues 4-6 shifts a month. Mr. Pender is available to review cases pertaining to the standards of care for nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in primary and urgent care, emergency medicine or in the specialty of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. Specialty, ENT consultations include: the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, swallowing disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), neck masses, and head and neck cancer. Emergency, primary and urgent care practices: workplace injuries,...

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.