Opioids Expert Witness

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Opioids 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 opioids. The opioids expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Family Medicine, Hand Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nurse Anesthetist, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Psychiatry.

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Mario F. San Bartolome, MD, MBA, MRO, FASAM Arete Health

Roseville, California
Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine - Opioids, opiate, methamphetamine, overdose, alcohol, hallucinogens, cocaine, cannabis, club, drugs, illicit, drug rehabilitation, utilization management, drug policy, alcohol and drug treatment, drug intoxication, drug withdrawal, detoxification, drug testing appropriateness, pain
Dr. San Bartolome is board certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He has extensive experience as a medical director at all levels of care in addiction treatment including detoxification. As a medical director, Dr. San Bartolome has been involved in policy making, setting protocols, utilization management and direct patient care in addiction medicine. Due to the nature of addiction, Dr. San Bartolome is experienced in pain management, mental health and use of psychotropic medications, and in other co-morbidities involving addiction. Dr. San Bartolome is a national expert, serving on committees for the American Society of Addiction Medicine and on the board of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. His experience in addiction medicine spans settings like hospitals, psychiatric units, emergency departments, outpatient clinics and as an administrative medical director of substance use disorders for a large health plan. In all of these settings and at various medical...

Robert G Schneider, MD JD

Westport, Connecticut
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Heart Attack, Emergency Room, Stroke, Chest Pain, Coronary Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Lung Disease, Taser, Nursing Homes, Expert Witness Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Opioids
Additional Information..... • Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases; for Defendant: finding the flaw in Plaintiff's case. • Medical expert witness decades, over 300 cases reviewed, deposed 35-40 times, trial testimony 15-20 times. • Medical Malpractice. Personal Injury, Taser injury/death. Geriatrics, Nursing Homes, Underserved Populations. • Cited by CT Supreme Court as "a credible witness" in case of Blanchette v. Barrett 229 Conn. 256 (1994) • As attorney settled $1,000,000+ med mal case. • Board Certified in Internal Medicine. • Decades of practice Internal Medicine, subspecialty Clinical Cardiovascular Disease. • Teaching experience: Speaker at annual hospital house staff seminar on medical malpractice. Moderator at 2 day CT Bar Association seminar: Medicine for Lawyers. Clinical teaching house staff rounds in ICU and CCU. Taught CLE course for Rhode Island Bar A...

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Cocoa Beach, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

Rachel D Maree, MD, MPH Rachel D. Maree, MD, MPH, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Psychiatry, Substance Abuse - Addiction Psychiatry, Disability Evaluation, Medical Billing, Medical Record Review, Mental Health, Psychoanalysis, Public Health, Tele-medicine, Medical Malpractice, Psychopharmacology, Utilization Review, Opioids
Dr. Maree is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult Psychiatry and holds medical licenses in Georgia and Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a variety of psychiatric disorders including trauma related disorders, mood/anxiety disorders, psychotic spectrum disorders, and dual diagnosis disorders. In addition to experience in the ambulatory/outpatient setting, she has also worked in emergency psychiatry, with intensive outpatient programs, on consultation and liaison teams, in various tele-medicine settings, and with community treatment teams. Dr. Maree also obtained additional training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and is currently a candidate for Psychoanalysis at Emory University, which provides her with a unique perspective in understanding and formulating a person's experiences. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Maree has experience with peer review, utilization management, chart review, disability ...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, RPh, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Craig Best, DO, CLCP

Chicago, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).

Leon M Gussow, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Alcohol, Poisoning, opiates, opioids, Marijuana, Overdose, Cannabinoids, cannabis, intoxication, Drug Screening, Dram Shop, Drug Testing, Carbon Monoxide
Over 20 years experience providing consultation and expert witness testimony in cases involving topics including alcohol, marijuana, carbon monoxide, adverse drug effects, drug tests, and urine drug screens. Extensive teaching experience with the Toxikon Consortium Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program in Chicago. Fellow, American College of Medical Toxicology; Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine; Medical Consultant, Illinois Poison Control Center; Peer Reviewer, Clinical Toxicology; Peer Reviewer, Journal of Medical Toxicology; Peer Review, Emergency Medicine Journal; Peer Reviewer, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.

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, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana
James Patrick Murphy, MD, MMM, is a nationally recognized physician leader and expert in Pain Management, Addiction Medicine and controlled substances prescribing. He is President of the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine and is the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s delegate to the American Medical Association’s Pain Care Task Force. Dr. Murphy is founder and CEO of Murphy Pain Center located in New Albany, Indiana. In addition, he serves gratis as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is also a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society. Dr. Murphy’s credentials are unparalleled: board certifications in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology and Preventive Medicine/Addiction. He has earned the distinction of Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine. His subspecialty Pain Medicine fellowship was at Minnesota’s renowned Mayo Clinic, where he also served on the faculty of the Mayo...

Daniel Mickool, Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, The Joint Commission medication management standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, delirium in critically ill, falls
I am a practicing pharmacist, educator, researcher, and have been an invited speaker nationally and internationally in medical education, pharmacy practice and interprofessional collaboration. I am a contributing author to the Quatar Declaration commissioned by the WHO. I serve as the President of the Maine Pharmacy Association and I am a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association. For 9 years I served as the Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education at the University of New England. I have held academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and the University of New England. I enjoy teaching in the classroom, the hospital and medical clinic settings where I provide expert drug information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. I am an active member in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and have been an invited conference speaker at STFM. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and poster presentations ...

Michael B. Jacobs, MD, MPH

Potomac, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulator, SCS, DRG, PNS, Pain Pump, Epidural, Radiofrequency, PRP, Stem Cells, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Nerve Injury, Post-Operative Pain, Work Injury, Opioids, Buprenorphine, Medical Marijuana, Causation, Impairment
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine. He served over 20 years as a Navy physician, including roles as director of Pain Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and specialty consultant to the Navy Surgeon General and White House. Since 2019, he has been an Interventional Pain Medicine physician for MedStar Health and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs serves on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jacobs has an active clinical practice, including the management of complex chronic pain conditions, such as failed back surgery syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-surgical pain (e.g hernia, joint replacement, nerve injury), and chronic joint, neck, and ...

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Missouri
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

Adam J Carinci, MD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Workers Compensation, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Intellectual Property, Patent, Fraud, IME
Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D. is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, speaker and expert witness with over a decade of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of the Pain Management Division and Director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in over 50 cases as an expert witness for both plaintiff (35%) and defense (65%). He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored ov...

Anil Pisharoty, MD,MBA

Pittsford, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Whiplash, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Interventional Pain, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Nerve Injury, Neuropathic Pain, Opioids, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain, Ambulatory Surgery, Office Surgery Safety
Dr. Pisharoty is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester Medical School where he teaches medical students, residents, and fellows the art and science of anesthesiology and pain management. He has extensive experience in dealing with injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine. He is well-versed in all interventional pain management procedures and the management of opioids. In his full-time academic practice, Dr. Pisharoty performs procedures including epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation, minimally invasive lumbar decompression, and many more. Dr. Pisharoty has extensive experience with ultrasound guided nerve blocks. He has seen and managed many patients with nerve injury subsequent to injection therapy. Dr. Pisharoty has been a practicing anesthesiologist for decades. His specialties are ambulatory anesthesia and office surgery. He has been a surveyor for the A...

Dustin Patil, MD Mountain Area Health Education Center

Asheville, North Carolina
Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Addiction, Substance Use Disorder, Substance Abuse, Substance Dependence, Drug Abuse, Opioids, Alcohol, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Marijuana, Cannabis, Benzodiazepines, Drug Testing, Psychiatry, Pain, Overdose, Suboxone, Buprenorphine, Methadone, Naltrexone, Detoxification
Dr. Patil graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed his general psychiatry residency training at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine, where he also completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry. He worked as the Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center from 2018-2021 and ran the inpatient addiction psychiatry consultation service and saw patients with addiction and pain issues in the outpatient psychiatry and primary care clinics. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and taught a number of courses at the medical school. Dr. Patil is an approved instructor for the PCSS MAT X-waiver training course; he has trained over 100 providers on the use of medications for opioid use disorder (including buprenorphine/Suboxone, methadone, and naltrexone). He has published on topics pertai...

Asif Ilyas, MD,MBA,FACS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - vaccine injury, nerve damage/compression, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, brachial plexus, opioids, narcotics, pill mills, trauma, fractures, compartment syndrome, amputation, scarring, arthritis, infection, MRSA, trigger finger, tendonitis, epicondylitis, medical device design, causation, disability
Thought leader, prolific researcher, and dedicated educator. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Active clinical practice at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia focusing on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and nerve injuries. Completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Temple University Hospital and his Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard Fellow. Holds the rank of Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University. Serves as the Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship Program Director as well at Jefferson. Previously served as an Assistant Professor at the Temple University Hospital and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Medical School. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being annually recognized by Castle & Connolly Top Doctors for Philadelphia. Received multiple teaching ...

Jill M Krystofinski, MSN, CRNA Burn Anesthesia Resources, LLC

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthetist - Aspiration, Awareness, Burn Anesthesia, Burn Laser, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Drug Effects, Extubation, General Anesthesia, Hypoxia, Malpractice, Monitored Anesthesia Care, Muscle Relaxants, Narcotics, Opioids, Over Sedation, Pharmacology, Positioning, Propofol, Standards of Care
As an experienced expert witness Jill’s 37-year healthcare career consists of: 1) 18 years as a board certified CRNA active in all anesthesia areas, specializing in burn anesthesia. 2) 19 years of critical care RN experience (CCRN certification). 3) Faculty member for three schools of nurse anesthesia. 4) Lecturer for an anesthesia conference company with national and international destinations. 5) Actively involved in anesthesia research studies. 6) Developer of anesthesia protocols in practice within her anesthesia department. As an experienced expert witness Jill can provide reports that are concise and well written. Jill is dedicated in providing expert consultation services in a timely and informative manner.

Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT Acri Muller Consulting, LLC

Aston, Pennsylvania
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - opioids, carbon monoxide, marijuana, impairment, DUI, drugs, medication errors, overdose, postmortem toxicology, toxicity, medications, drug testing
Board-certified toxicologist. Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Registered pharmacist. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. Two decades as a clinical toxicologist and managing director at the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Expert witness experience has involved cases related to alcohol, drugs of abuse (ie, opioids, marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, cocaine), carbon monoxide, medication errors, and postmortem toxicology. Extensive teaching experience at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Richard M Sobel, MD Jefferson Medical School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Daniel Southren, MD, MBA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation
Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He maintains an active, full time medical practice, and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Southren completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School and his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Michigan. He completed his M.D. and M.B.A. at Columbia University in New York City. He is currently enrolled in the M.L. Program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School to deepen his understanding of legal issues in healthcare. His clinical practice involves the care of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses. He has a special interest in interventional procedures including neuromodulation and vertebral augmentation. Dr. Southren also continues to maintain his Anesthesiology practice and takes call ...