Interventional Pain Expert Witnesses

Interventional pain 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 interventional pain. The interventional pain expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

Jordan Lee Newmark, MD, QME Stanford University School of Medicine

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, workers' compensation, disability, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education, qualified medical evaluation, QME, independent medical evaluation, IME
Dr. Newmark is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University, an Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician within Vituity, and the President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. Prior to this, Dr. Newmark was the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark's career has been to address national health issues through community and health system leadership and medical education, particularly surrounding the topics of perioperative and surgical care quality, opioid safety, addiction related care, pandemic and mass casualty response planning, and addressing health equity and bias in health care delivery. Dr. Newmark’s patient care and clinical interests include chronic and acute pain management, interdisciplinary / procedural pain treatment, team based approaches t...

Vania E Fernandez, MD VANIA E FERNANDEZ, MD LLC

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Injury, Trauma, Accident, Interventional Pain, Anesthesia, Surgery, Back Fracture, Pain, Pain Medicine, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Opioids, Narcotics, Prescriptions, Drug Tests, Malpractice, Ethics, Safety, Recovery, Addiction, Procedures, Epidurals, Injections, MRIs, X-rays, Spine, Sedation, Outpatient
EDUCATION 2017– 2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy 10/2016– 05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida Broward County Medical Association Representative Inaugural Class Current Chair and Executive Board Member 08/2008– 08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Chief Fellow in Interventional Pain Management • Research Award Recipient 06/2005–07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Resident in Anesthesiology 06/2004–06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Intern in Anesthesiology 08/2000–05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction 08/1991 – 05/1995 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology 08/1987–06/1991 Dade Christian High School ...

Sudheer Potru, DO, FASA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, alcohol, alcohol use disorder, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the substance use disorder patient in the perioperative period; he sits on and is an active contributor to numerous national anesthesia/pain committees and working groups. Dr. Potru has given invited at multiple national conferences, including that of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine, as well as multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as Vanderbilt, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and others. He has ...

James P Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM Murphy Pain Center

Louisville, Kentucky
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Chronic pain, Pain Management, addiction, opioids, substance abuse, Suboxone, MAT, MOUD, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana, standards, harm reduction, anesthesiology, interventional pain, naloxone, overdose, preventive medicine, medical necessity
James Patrick Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM is a nationally recognized physician leader and expert in Pain Management, Addiction Medicine and controlled substances prescribing. He is the Immediate Past President of the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine and is the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s representative on the influential American Medical Association Substance Use & Pain Care Task Force. Dr. Murphy is also the Southeastern United States Regional Director (Region X) for the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Murphy is founder & CEO of Murphy Pain Center, located in New Albany, Indiana. Additionally, he teaches medical students, residents, and colleagues in his volunteer role as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy is a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and currently serves on the board of directors of the Greater Louisville Medical Society Foundation. He also volunteers as the C...

Tom Simopoulos, M.D., M.A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Southborough, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - opioids, spinal cord stimulator, radiofrequency procedures, spinal injections, complex regional pain syndrome, Persistent pain after injuries, interventional pain, criminal, fraud, CRPS, ablations, nerve injury, chronic pain, failed back surgery, over dose, personal injury, RSD, disc herniation
Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, MA, is a Harvard trained and faculty pain management specialist at the Arnold Pain Management Center and an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an Associate Professor in Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School. He has multiple teaching awards by fellows in training and recognized as "Top Doctor" in the Boston area since 2017. Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed his postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Dr. Simopoulos holds a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology with a Pain Medicine subspecialty. Dr. Simopoulos has strong clinical interests that include radiofrequency technology, intradiscal therapies and e...

Craig Best, DO

North Vancouver, Washington
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine, Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain, Injections, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Life Care Planning, Joint Pain, Epidural Steroid Injection, Back Pain, Neck Pain, CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Disc Herniation, Car Accident, Work Injury, Causation, Prognosis, EMG, Personal Injury
Dr. Best is a dual board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Pain Medicine physician. He is also a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He completed his residency in PM&R at Rush University Medical Center, a Rush Medical College teaching hospital, in Chicago followed by fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, in Boston. He is ABPMR certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine. He is also board certified in PM&R by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and has attained his Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) designation. His clinical practice includes diagnosis and non-operative management of a variety of spine, joint, soft tissue, orthopaedic, and neurologic injuries, headache, concussion, and chronic pain conditions. He has also completed thousands of electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS). He has been an expert witness for numerous cases, completed man...