Neck Pain Expert Witnesses

Neck 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 neck pain. The neck pain expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Audiology, Aviation & Aerospace, Brain Injury Medicine, Hospital Administration, Independent Medical Examinations, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Otolaryngology, Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

Paul Lynch, MD

Glendale, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency, Anesthesia, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Overdose
Dr. Lynch is a double board-certified and fellowship-trained pain management physician and anesthesiologist, with 17 years’ experience treating all types of chronic pain conditions. Throughout his career, Dr. Lynch has been focused on providing comprehensive and evidenced-based treatment, with vigilant attention to the standard of care and best practices. He has managed pain practices in 15 different states and is currently licensed to practice in 7 states. Dr. Lynch continues to actively see patients in a clinical setting and perform interventional pain management procedures, including performing independent medical examinations. Dr. Lynch is also focused on research and the advancement of chronic pain treatment, publishing over 30 journal articles relevant to pain management, specifically regarding the use of interventional procedures and practice of comprehensive pain management with responsible opioid prescribing. He has taught extensively across the country to other physician...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Arizona
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

William A Brennan, MD NSL

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, Life Care Plan, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 10 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of physical medicine, medical and neurological rehabilitation, disability, life care planning, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

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...

Kimanh Nguyen, MD

Los Angeles, California
Otolaryngology - Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Vertigo, Facial fractures, Nasal fractures, Neck pain, Ear, Nose, Throat, Loss of smell, Facial injury, Facial pain, Sinus problems, Facial numbness, Voice/speaking problems, Throat pain, ENT, Swallowing problems, Decreased hearing, Facial plastics
Dr. Nguyen is a board-certified otolaryngologist / head and neck surgeon; and ear, nose, and throat physician. She obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and did her residency training at UCLA. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is an actively-practicing otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon. Dr. Nguyen has published extensively in major otolaryngology journals, presented at national meetings, and made appearances on local news channels speaking about otolaryngology health topics. Dr. Nguyen has experience testifying at deposition and trial.

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

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),...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Glenna Tolbert, MD Tolbert Rehabilitation

Beverly Hills, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal Cord Medicine, Independent Medical Exam, Life Care Planning, Orthopedics - Nonsurgical, Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussions
Dr. Glenna Tolbert, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Dr. Tolbert is a double board-certified physician who has specialized in physical medicine, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine for 25+ years • She teaches and publishes her approaches to regenerative medicine as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School Of Medicine • Graduate of UCLA • Completed medical school at Howard University’s Medical School • Interests: Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussion • Received the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Outstanding Tutor Award in recognition of the exceptional quality of her teaching in the problem-based learning component of the human biology and disease medical education curriculum • She is certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for workers injured on the job • Dr. Tol...

Allen C Bowling, MD, PhD NeuroHealth Institute

Englewood, Colorado
Neurology, Pharmacology - general neurology, back pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, headache, traumatic brain injury (TBI), spasticity, alternative medicine, chiropractic, complementary medicine, diet, dietary supplements, herbs, integrative medicine, marijuana, multiple sclerosis, nutrition, pharmacology, vitamins
Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD, is Director of the NeuroHealth Institute and is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Colorado. Dr. Bowling’s areas of expertise include general neurology, back pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, headache, traumatic brain injury (TBI), spasticity, multiple sclerosis (MS), and pharmacology. He also has expertise in cannabis (marijuana), dietary supplements, herbal medicine, chiropractic, and alternative medicine. He has more than 100 lay and professional publications, including five books, and has been a principal investigator in more than 20 clinical trials. Dr. Bowling is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Yale, where he also obtained his MD and a PhD in pharmacology. He completed his neurology residency training at the University of California-San Francisco and his fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School. In 2016, he received the Neuroscientist of the Year Award from the Colorado Neurolo...

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Englewood, Colorado
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Roshni N. Patel, MD Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica,...

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Jonathan M. Clark, MD Med Legal Pro, LLC

Sarasota, Florida
Otolaryngology, Audiology - ENT, Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Vertigo, Neck pain, Ear Nose Throat, Loss of smell, Facial injury, Facial pain, facial trauma, Tubes, Facial numbness, Throat pain, chronic ear disease, endoscopic ear surgery, chronic sinus disease, chronic rhinitis, audiology, vestibular testing, otology
Board-certified ENT physician. Active clinical practice. M.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville. Published author. Invited Speaker. Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Allergy, Sinus, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, ontology, cochlear implants.

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 ...

Hugh D McPherson, MD FRCSC Spinal Injury Experts

Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine injuries, Spine Surgery, Motor Vehicle accidents, Slip, Fall, Narrative reports, Fusion surgery, Disc replacement, semi, truck accidents, IME, Causation, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, fracture, surgeon
Dr. McPherson has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of spinal injuries and disorders. He has opined on numerous IMEs, narrative reports and in deposition and testimony. He believes in providing reports with meticulous detail and a thorough summary of the records to set the stage for successful testimony in depositions and at trial. Dr. McPherson provides extensive research and cites literature to support his opinions beyond his training and experience alone. Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is board certified as both a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England and a ...

Anand Thakur, MD Florida Joint Spine Istitute

Sebring , Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - pain mangement, epiduals C/T/L, facet injections C/T/ L, radiofrequency ablation, si injections, spinal cord stimulation, intra thecal pumps, vertiflex procedure, mild procedure, medication management, opioids, safe prescribing, back pain, neck pain, standard of care, evidence based
I am a dual board certified anesthesiologist/interventional pain management doctor. I have a clinical appointment at Wayne State University school of Medicine in Anesthesiology. I have been the past president of Michigan society of Interventional Pain Physicians. I have dome numerous depositions and IME's and comfortable in both areas.

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics

Coral Gables, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-Surgical oOrthopedics, Pain Management, Back Pain, Spinal Injections, Musculoskeletal, Disability, Peer Review, PM&R, Spine Care, Neck Pain, Case Reviews, Depositions, Trial Testimony, Impairment, Plaintiff & Defense, Research
Arnold J. Weil, M.D. founded the medical practice of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics P.C. in 1993, and has served as CEO for 30 years , including healthcare consulting and as a medical expert witness. A diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Non-Surgical Orthopaedics is one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management. As an clinical practitioner in Atlanta, Georgia, , Dr. Weil developed an extensive medical center complete with patient care, a clinical research facility, diagnostic imaging and MRI, and an outpatient surgical center for interventional spine injections. The practice has grown to include multiple physicians and healthcare providers, additional satellite offices surrounding Atlanta, and a variety of ancillary services including an in-house pharmacy, regenerat...

Sheetal DeCaria, MD

Glenview, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Neck pain, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Joint Injections, Trigger Point Injections, Spine Injections, Facet Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Epidural Steroid Injection, ESI, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Personal Injury, Auto Accident, Hip Pain
Dr. Sheetal DeCaria is double board-certified in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. She completed her residency at the University of Chicago and fellowship training at Northwestern University School of Medicine. She has over 12 years of clinical experience treating patients with chronic pain. She has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters on chronic pain. Dr. DeCaria is a featured TED speaker, and her TED Talk is one of the most popular TED talks on chronic pain. She has also served as a medical expert on NBC, ABC, FOX, and CBS news. She enjoys treating patients in pain through various interventional procedures in her clinical pain practice, Revitalize Medical Center, in Glenview, IL. Dr. DeCaria is seeking to serve as an expert witness for both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys. She has strong communication skills and is committed to providing unbiased and evidence-based record reviews and testimony.

Ahmad Elakil, MD, MBA

chicago, Illinois
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgeon, spine surgery, back, neck pain, spine fusion, traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, subdural hematoma, brain bleed, cervical fusion, lumbar fusion, spine surgeon, brain tumor, epidural hematoma, car accident, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery
Dr. Ahmad Elakil Chief of Neurosurgery Dr. Ahmad Elakil, is the chief of the division of neurosurgery in Chicago,IL. He is a board certified neurosurgeon.He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Calgary, followed by a postgraduate training at the University of Miami. During his residency, Dr. Elakil completed his Masters of Business Administration at Cornell University. He was awarded the Social Butterfly Award that year. Expert in traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury Dr. Elakil was cited in many prestigious national and international neurosurgical journals. He was awarded more than twenty awards in national and international neurosurgical meetings.

Morris A Fisher, MD

Evanston, Illinois
Neurology - Nerve injury, neuropathies, myopathies, neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnosis, electromyography, cerebrovascular disease, strokes, lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies, back pain, neck pain,, traumatic brain injury
National and international reputation in neuromuscular disease and electrodiagnosis. Has had excellent training and extensive experience in cerebrovascular disease. Has frequently dealt with all aspects of nerve and root dysfunction including focal nerve injury as well as lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies. Has knowledge and expertise in head trauma and neurological injury in general. Has published over 100 scholarly articles and has been President of an international organization. Has been a Professor of Neurology for 30 years and has been actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and younger faculty. He has examined at national certification examinations. Has provided expert legal testimony for over 30 years. Has been cited in listings of prominent physicians including US News and World Report of Top Doctors.

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Overland Park, Kansas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Criminal, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 26 years and is still in active practice. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (60 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, criminal and personal injury. He ha...

William A Brennan, MD NSL

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Ron Avraham, MD Polaris Rehabilitation

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, Amputation, Stroke, MVA, MVC
Double board-certified PM&R (physiatry) physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care and musculoskeletal medicine, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

Gary L. Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology, Sleep Medicine - Pain Medicine/Management, Clinical Neurophysiology, Acupuncturist, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, low back pain, headache, migraine, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, seizures, obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, EEG, EMG.
Gary Stanton, M.D. graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He has been in continuous practice as a neurologist since completing a neurology residency and EMG fellowship at Boston University in 1983. He is board certified in neurology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, clinical neurophysiology (EMG, EEG), and medical acupuncture. His expert witness practice includes independent medical examinations, review of medical records, and testimony by deposition and at trial. His neurology, pain medicine, and sleep medicine practice includes the possibility of treatment with medical and auricular acupuncture. He has trained in acupuncture at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and at the University of Paris XIII Faculty of Medicine. He has lectured on acupuncture extensively in the United States and internationally. He has published articles on acupuncture in medical journals.

John S. Schultz, MD Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC

Saline, Michigan
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain Management, Epidural Injections, Radiofrequency, Neurotomy, Interventional Spine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Pain, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Nerve Injuries, Injection Injuries
Dr. Schultz completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, where he also served as Chief Resident. He then joined the faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, achieving the rank of Associate Professor and remained there until 2008. He served as Chief of the University of Michigan Spine Program and the Program Director of the Interventional Spine Program and ACGME accredited Pain Fellowships. He also won several teaching awards. He is now in private practice at Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Dr. Schultz is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, North American Spine Society and Spine Intervention Society. He has authored numerous articl...

Maricela Schnur, MD, MBA

Duluth, Minnesota
Pain Management - Medicine, Hospital Administration - Hospital Administration, Opioid Safety, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Simulation, Intrathecal Pumps, Low back Pain, Epidural safety, Cervical, thoracic, lumbar injections, Peripheral nerve blocks, CRPS, Radiofrequency Ablations, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Dr. Maricela Schnur is a Harvard and Mayo trained interventional Pain Physician with extensive experience in diagnosing and treating patients with chronic pain conditions. She is skilled in performing a variety of interventional procedures to alleviate pain and improve quality of life for patients including epidurals, facet joint injections, medial branch blocks (cervical/thoracic/lumbar), radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulators and intrathecal pump placements. She is active in a number of professional societies and was a founding member of the Society of Women Innovators in Pain Management. She consults for device companies several times a year and teaches at cadaver courses around the country. She currently works full time at a hospital in Northern Minnesota as as interventional pain physician where she also has an administrative position as the Neuromusculoskeletal Dyad Leader at her hospital.

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Nevada
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Nicole Morris, MSN, NP-C Med Legal Pro LLC

Defiance, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management - Medicine - neck pain, back pain, chronic pain, nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, joint injections, trigger point injections, spinal injections, opioids, opioid overdose, pain medications, post-operative pain, epidural steroid injection, ESI, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS
Pain management nurse practitioner in active clinical practice. Former clinical instructor. Extensive experience treating chronic neck and back pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis.

Ron Avraham, MD Polaris Rehabilitation

Rhode Island
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, Amputation, Stroke, MVA, MVC
Double board-certified PM&R (physiatry) physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care and musculoskeletal medicine, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Texas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Edrick E Lopez, MD, JD DFW Interventional Pain Institute

Irving, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Dr Edrick Lopez is a Harvard-trained double-board certified bilingual expert with a legal background. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Management. In addition Dr Lopez graduated magna cum laude from law school. He has published articles related to SI joint pain, spinal stenosis, epidural steroid injections, and chronic pain among others.

Robert John Nocerini, MD, MHSA Northstar Joint and Spine

Plano, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Triple Board-Certified Pain Physician in active clinical practice. Boarded in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced expert witness and life care planner – has testified at over 50 depositions and multiple trials.

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Utah
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

Craig Best, DO

Seattle, 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...