Opioid Addiction Expert Witnesses

Opioid addiction 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 opioid addiction. The opioid addiction expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Disability Evaluation, Pain Management - Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

Justin Wasserman, MD

The Pain Treatment Center of Greater Washington

Bethesda, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Addiction, narcotic, opioid, abuse, pain, back, spine, musculoskeletal, low back, neck, radiculopathy, headache, oxycodone, suboxone, pain management, RSD, buprenorphine, opioid addiction, fibromyalgia, headache, migraine,
I'm a physician in the Washington, DC area specializing in Pain Management and addiction medicine, with a parent specialty in Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation. I'm board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation and Pain Medicine, and have over 22 years of experience in both specialties. I am known in the entire Washington, DC area as the "go to guy" for intractable chronic pain cases. In fact, most of my referrals come from other pain management doctors who send me their most challenging and complex patients. I have been listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine 7 times, including the most recent 2018 edition. Besides being an expert in the medical management of pain, I am also an expert in the treatment of opioid addiction. I'm certified by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in the management of opioid addiction using buprenorphine. I have provided independent medical evaluations for many agencies over the years, and I have a long history of prov...

Keith H Berge, MD

Drug Diversion Prevention Physician Expert

Rochester, Minnesota
Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology, Drug Diversion, Opioid Addiction, Addiction, Physician Addiction
I am a retired Neuro-anesthesiologist and Intensivist with 33 years of clinical experience working at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. My unique and specialized area of expertise was gained from my ten years of experience as the founding Chair of the Mayo Clinic Drug Diversion Prevention Committee. In this role, I was responsible for the creation of a system and team that sought to detect and prevent the diversion (theft) of controlled substances from the Mayo Clinic across all sites nationwide. In this role I gained vast experience that is invaluable in this unique niche.

Cristy M Schade, MD, PhD, PE

Advanced Pain Solutions

Mesquite, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Disability Evaluation - CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome, RSD, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, implanted drug pumps for pain, ESI, epidural steroids, nerve pain, chronic pain, sciatic leg pain, opioid abuse, opioid addiction, illegally manufactured fentanyl deaths, failed back surgery syndrome, IME, Future Medical Needs
Dr. CM Schade, MD, PhD, PE is a nationally recognized and sought-after clinician, speaker, and expert witness with 35+ years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and an engineer, Dr. Schade is a sought-after expert witness in medical-legal matters on the national stage, where he combines unique expertise with the overlap of medicine, bioengineering, and medical artificial intelligence (AI). He is a seasoned medical and legal expert and has been involved in over 100 cases for plaintiffs (60%) and the defense (40%). He has qualified as an expert witness in both state and federal court. He has authored over 100 expert reports and testified under oath at depositions and trials nationwide. Dr. Schade’s 35+ years of forensic experience includes medical malpractice, CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome litigation, spinal cord stimulation litigation, medical device-related litigation, pain and suffering, opioid overdoses, including the current epidemi...