Hip Expert Witnesses

Hip 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 hip. The hip expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Independent Medical Examinations, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, and Sports Medicine.

Charles N Moon, MD

Los Angeles, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Trauma, Pelvic surgery, Hip, Hip Surgery, Fractures, Nonunion, Malunion, Deformity, Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, IME, Open Reduction Internal Fixation, ORIF, intertrochanteric femur fracture, ORIF pelvis and acetabulum, Sacro iliac fusion
Credentials: - Board Certified by American Board of Orthopedic S Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Affiliations: - Associate Professor of Surgery Cedars Sinai Medical Center - Director Orthopedic Trauma -Vice Chair Orthopedic Surgery Hospital Affiliations: -  Cedars Sinai Orthopaedic Center (Los Angeles, CA) Dr. Charles N. Moon, MD, FAAOS, is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon and trauma specialist with over 23 years of experience. Serving as the Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Orthopedic Trauma at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Moon brings a wealth of expertise to his practice. Dr. Moon is board-certified and licensed in California where he maintains a busy clinical and surgical practice. He is internationally recognized for his expertise with challenging injuries and revision surgeries. He specializes in the management of complex trauma, including peri-articular fractures and pelvic and acetabular trauma. Dr. Moon is recognized as a national lea...

Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice: * Private practice * Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) * Expert Witness Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injuries * Shoulder injuries * Ro...

Thomas Peatman, CIME, MD

San Ramon, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Causation, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedics Non Surgical, Independent Medical Examinations, IME, Life care planning, Disability evaluation, Impairment Evaluation, Medical Coding, Medical billing, Fraud, Workers’ Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident, Patents, MVA
Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon in active clinical practice. Additional sub-specialty Certification in Sports Medicine. IME certified. Have performed over 8,000 joint replacements, hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopies and open surgeries. After developing a hand tremor, I now focus on the non-operative management of orthopedic disease and trauma. Former Team Physician for the Oakland Athletics. United States Navy veteran. I have been participating in expert witness work for 13+ years. I perform complex case reviews with or without an exam, as well as provide clarity to simpler incidents. I am timely and prioritize scheduling exams, depositions and court appearances.

Lisa Ravalli, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

San Diego, California
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Total joint replacement, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, low back pain, neck pain, whiplash, ankle surgery, knee surgery, ankle, knee, hip, spine, elbow, shoulder, rotator cuff repair, total shoulder replacement, fusion, reconstruction, sciatica, traumatic brain injury, amputation.
Education • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Montana, August 2021: specialized education in Physical Therapy law and ethics (depositions, standards of proof, expert witness preparation, APTA clinical practice guidelines) Experience Physical Therapist, Inpatient/Outpatient (GS-0633-13) Veterans Affairs Medical Center (La Jolla, CA), 5/2009-Present (40 hours/week) • Advanced knowledge and expert skill in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities used in a specialized treatment area of physical therapy to serve as a consultant and subject matter expert for health care providers regarding the delivery of care within Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. • Exceptional customer service as Lead Physical Therapist for Inpatient and Outpatient post-operative population including evaluation, treatment, and direct orthopedic team communication. Inpatient, Subacute, and Outpatient experience including patients with Polytrauma, Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA),...

Kojo Marfo, MD

Tamarac, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Fractures, Femur Fractures, Tibia Fractures, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Femur, Meniscus, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Leg, Fractures, Tears
Kojo Marfo, MD is a board certified Orthopedic surgeon with fellowship-training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee. He trained at some of the top institutions in the world. He is now in private practice in Broward County, Florida. He cares for patients with a vast array of injuries including car accidents, work accidents, and those with other debilitating orthopedic issues. Some common conditions treated include hip arthritis, knee arthritis, hip fractures, femur fractures, tibia fractures, patella fractures, ankle fractures, patella tendon tears, quadriceps tendon tears, meniscal tears, and many more painful lower extremity conditions. He is not only highly trained and skilled, but he is commonly commended for his personality, likability, and relatability--One of his major strengths is being able to explain concepts and topics such that the lay person can understand. He has active state medical licenses in Florida and Ohio.

Matthew M Ragsdell, DO

REGENESIS ORTHOPEDICS

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder, arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, hip, ankle, trauma, wrist, elbow, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Orthopedics
Board Certified in orthopedic Surgery Sub specialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Years of Level 1 and Level 2 Trauma coverage

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Indianapolis, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD

Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery - Fractures, orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, bone or joint injury, dislocation, bone or joint infection, osteomyelitis, compartment syndrome, thrombosis, DVT, total joint replacement, hip, knee, motor vehicle accident, broken bone, orthopedic complication, nonunion, pulmonary embolism, fall, work comp
-Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) -Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International Orthopaedic Trauma Association -Former Specialty Society President, Academic Department Chair and Director of the ABOS - Licensed in 14 states - Published >100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters - Specializing in fractures, dislocations, trauma, joint replacement, infection, complications of orthopedic surgery, compartment syndrome, DVT/PE following surgery, musculoskeletal infection, all aspects of orthopedic or musculoskeletal care I have done medicolegal consulting for over 25 years for both plaintiff and defense, as an adjunct to my surgical practice. I have testified successfully at trial numerous times. The majority of my career has been in academic medicine, where I not only had a busy surgical practice in orthopaedic trauma, but spent a great deal of time teaching surgeons, residents, students, nurses and the public. I have ...

Matthew M Ragsdell, DO

REGENESIS ORTHOPEDICS

Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Joint Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder, arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, hip, ankle, trauma, wrist, elbow, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Orthopedics
Board Certified in orthopedic Surgery Sub specialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Years of Level 1 and Level 2 Trauma coverage

John Foley, MD, FAAOS

JVFoley MD PLLC

Reno, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Orthopedic Surgery, orthopedic, Board-certified, Orthopedic non-surgical, Sports medicine, Arm, Hand, Elbow, Shoulder, Neck, Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, arthroscopy, fracture, Joint replacement, Independent medical examination, car accident, casino injury, motor vehicle accident, slip, and fall,
• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery • Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS) • Graduate: Harvard Orthopedic Training Program • Chief Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital • Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained • Associate Clinical Professor – University of Nevada Reno (UNR) and UNR Admissions Executive Committee member • California Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) • Harvard College Graduate • President: Truckee Surgery Center (2010-2019) • California and Nevada License California location is Truckee/Lake Tahoe region IME services in Reno/ Carson City, Truckee/Lake Tahoe region EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND I am a medical doctor licensed to practice medicine in California and Nevada. I have been a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon since 1997. I have been Subspecialty Board-Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine since 2011. I am currently a practicing orthopedic surgeon at Plumas District...

James Kemmler, MD

Saint Marys, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic, orthopaedic, trauma, total joints, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, revisions, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, hand and wrist reconstruction, arthroscopic sports reconstruction
I have spent over 13 years performing KePRO Medicare/Tricare/Medicaid standard of care reviews and have also been involved with BWC/Sheakley standard of care and care utilization evaluations for a number of years. I have also performed case and care reviews, in addition to performing depositions as necessary, for accident, medical malpractice, and BWC cases throughout my orthopaedic career. IME’s have also been an ongoing part of my practice. These reviews and involvements have transitioned into the development of my consulting business; James Kemmler, MD Consulting, LLC. I have been practicing orthopaedic surgery now for approximately 25 years. My practice is global, encompassing all ages from infants to the elderly. I cover all aspects of trauma; all total joints, including shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, wrist, elbow, including revisions as well as reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; hand and wrist reconstruction; all arthroscopic sports reconstruction, elbow, shoulder, knee, wrist...

Kojo Marfo, MD

Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Fractures, Femur Fractures, Tibia Fractures, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Femur, Meniscus, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Leg, Fractures, Tears
Kojo Marfo, MD is a board certified Orthopedic surgeon with fellowship-training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee. He trained at some of the top institutions in the world. He is now in private practice in Broward County, Florida. He cares for patients with a vast array of injuries including car accidents, work accidents, and those with other debilitating orthopedic issues. Some common conditions treated include hip arthritis, knee arthritis, hip fractures, femur fractures, tibia fractures, patella fractures, ankle fractures, patella tendon tears, quadriceps tendon tears, meniscal tears, and many more painful lower extremity conditions. He is not only highly trained and skilled, but he is commonly commended for his personality, likability, and relatability--One of his major strengths is being able to explain concepts and topics such that the lay person can understand. He has active state medical licenses in Florida and Ohio.

Thomas Peatman, CIME, MD

Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Causation, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedics Non Surgical, Independent Medical Examinations, IME, Life care planning, Disability evaluation, Impairment Evaluation, Medical Coding, Medical billing, Fraud, Workers’ Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident, Patents, MVA
Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon in active clinical practice. Additional sub-specialty Certification in Sports Medicine. IME certified. Have performed over 8,000 joint replacements, hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopies and open surgeries. After developing a hand tremor, I now focus on the non-operative management of orthopedic disease and trauma. Former Team Physician for the Oakland Athletics. United States Navy veteran. I have been participating in expert witness work for 13+ years. I perform complex case reviews with or without an exam, as well as provide clarity to simpler incidents. I am timely and prioritize scheduling exams, depositions and court appearances.